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An Italian Christmas Dinner NEW!

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Create an Italian Christmas dinner in a fun, hands on class, cooking up all things Christmas. You will learn and taste recipes from all around Italy and their various regions. The menu will include: Tuscan Marsala & Mushrooms on Bruschetta, Roman Artichoke Fritters with Garlic Aioli, Lasagna with Bechemal, Meat Sauce from Parma, and Sacilian Baccala Arranto (Baked Cod with Pine Nuts & Raisins.) Finish your dinner with Mascarpone & Rum Soaked Cherries. Explore Italy’s traditions and celebrate the holidays with us! Buone Feste! Tuition includes a materials fee for food. (Demonstration and participation.)

NOTE:  This class is a high-demand class.  If spaces are full, remember to add yourself to the waitlist.  If there is enough interest, a second class will be opened up.

Instructor:  Diane Manteca

About Our Instructor:
Diane has been a professional chef for 35 years, working in high end gourmet establishments as well as catering companies.  She owned the Brickyard Cafe in Cambridge for 7 years which was an eclectic and popular restaurant tucked away in the Fresh Pond area.  Diane has co-authored a Zone cookbook on healthy eating and worked as a food consultant with recipe development for a major corporation.  She has been a culinary teacher at Assabet Regional Vocational School and Brookline High School and has participated in many charitable events including Dana Farber:  Cooking for a Cure.  She has been a personal chef with clients in the Boston area, and continues her passion of teaching culinary classes.  Diane also has a successful Utube channel called Diane's World Kitchen and loves making cooking videos to share with all.

* Adjustments and discounts will be applied during checkout if applicable. *

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