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.

Brunch, Berries & Bubbles Cooking Class

Wednesday, June 12th, 6-9pm

Our brunch menu celebrates the start of summer by featuring fresh berries and bubbles! Just in time for the peak of strawberry season, you will learn how to incorporate sweet berries into sweet & savory recipes using the strawberries from Pippin Hill’s on-site kitchen garden. During the hands-on demonstration, Chef Ian will discuss the best method to preserve fresh berries. Pair with a glass of bubbly and these recipes will be sure to keep you cool all summer long!

Shenandoah Summer Cooking Class

Wednesday, July 17th, 6-9pm

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 8:36 pm that night. Trust us, it’s not officially a Shenandoah Summer without a Blue Ridge sunset!

Sangria & Ceviche Cooking Class

Wednesday, August 14th, 6-9pm

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.

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.   Learn more about Private Cooking Classes Inquire With us

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