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Pippin Hill Cooking School

Want to learn our secrets? Roll your sleeves up and come hungry to Pippin Hill’s Cooking School. Offered seasonally on Wednesday evenings, we offer both demonstration and hands-on classes, each with helpful pointers and tricks of the trade. From making homemade pasta to seasoning soups, we’ll butter up your culinary IQ. A deliciously fun way to spend an evening; great for groups, bridal parties or girls’ night out.

Shenandoah Summer

Wednesday, June 13th, 2018, 6 pm

This class is a celebration of the summer season. We’ll start the evening harvesting produce from our onsite Kitchen Garden for the evening’s menu. For the main course, Chef Ian will fire up the smoker for a gourmet grill-out. Following the hands-on cooking demonstration, guests will enjoy a family-style dinner hosted by Chef Ian Rynecki. And, stay for the sunset at exactly 8:38 pm that night. Trust us, it’s not officially a Shenandoah Summer without a Blue Ridge sunset!

In the case of inclement weather, class will be hosted indoors.

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Date and Time: Wednesday, June 13th, 2018, 6 pm

*SOLD OUT*

Sauces 101

Wednesday, July 18th, 2018, 6 pm

Chef Ian Rynecki shares his expert tips on how to create restaurant-quality sauces and dressings at home. Learn to finish your dishes by hand, from amuse to dessert. By the end of the night, you’ll be tossing all your bottles of Prego and Hidden Valley… and tossing fresh salads and pastas with homemade Pippin Hill vinaigrettes and sauces. Following the hands-on cooking demonstration, guests will enjoy a family-style dinner (with lots of sauces!) hosted by Chef Ian Rynecki.

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Date and Time: Wednesday, June 13th, 2018, 6 pm

* SOLD OUT *

Sangria & Ceviche

Wednesday, August 15th, 2018, 6 pm

Ceviche is a light and bright summer dish that won’t weigh you down in the heat. Chef Ian will teach you how to prepare this popular Latin American favorite. And, paired with sangria, it’s sure to be a festive and refreshing evening! You will learn how to make ceviche and two types of sangria – a citrus/white wine sangria and a stone-fruit/red wine sangria. Following the hands-on cooking demonstration, guests will enjoy a family-style dinner including a ceviche course and sangria toast hosted by Chef Ian Rynecki.

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Date and Time: Wednesday, June 13th, 2018, 6 pm

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Private Cooking Class

Entertain clients, celebrate a special occasion or boost team morale as you improve your culinary repertoire. Private Cooking classes include a guided garden tour, hands-on instruction, family-style dinner with wine pairings, and printed recipe cards.

 

 
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