Spirit, Wine and Beer Classes | The Best of Food & Drink

ANHEUSER-BUSCH ST. PADDY’S DAY BEER TASTING DINNER

Break out the green! Celebrate with a fantastic dinner of Irish-inspired foods and toast St. Patrick’s Day with fine Anheuser-Busch beers. Our beer expert will explain how beers are made and show you how to pair them with your favorite foods.

Hearty Reuben Dip • Warm Spinach Salad with Apples & Bacon • Shepherd’s Pie • Irish Soda Bread • Baileys Irish Cream Brownies

$40

Bogey Hills   |   Thurs., Mar. 14   |   6:30-8:30 p.m.   |   REGISTER NOW

Angel’s Envy Bourbon presents… DIVINELY INSPIRED DINNER
Hands-On Class

Kick your meals to whole new level by adding a touch of Angel’s Envy to your recipes. Christie presents this award-winning bourbon as a distinctive ingredient in her spirited appetizer, salad, and dessert recipes. Turn your party into the event of the season.

Bourbon Buffalo Cauliflower Fritters • Brussels Sprout Salad with Apples, Candied Walnuts, & Bourbon Bacon Dressing • Fettuccine Alfredo with Smoked Mushroom Cream Sauce & Seared Salmon • Chocolate Torte with Bourbon Caramel Sauce

$42

Des Peres   |   Thurs., Apr. 11   |   6:30-8:30 p.m.   |   REGISTER NOW

Beam Suntory presents… TRENDY SIPS, SMALL PLATES & STYLISH BITES
Hands-On Class

Start your party off right with these easy-to-prepare and impressive-to-serve finger food recipes. Add popular cocktails for a splash of fun at your next appetizer gathering. Your guests will break into smiles when they see the stunning spread on your spring party table.

Crostini with Baked Mozzarella, Pancetta, & Lemon Fennel Slaw • Lobster Salad with Herb Oil in Fillo Cups • Asian Crab Cakes with Wasabi Relish & Cucumber Salad • Grilled Beef & Zucchini Skewers with Mint Dressing • Stilton Crackers with Fig Jam & Fresh Berries

$42

Des Peres   |   Thurs., Mar. 21   |   6:30-8:30 p.m.   |   REGISTER NOW

CROSTINIS & COCKTAILS
Hands-On Class

Crostini are a crispy, flavorful way to serve a baguette that is so pretty they are perfect for entertaining. And the variety of toppings is almost endless. With these party-perfect snacks, you’ll be the toast of the town. Add some winter cocktails to your get-together and everyone will stay toasty this winter.

Cocktails: Mid-Winter Mule • Rosemary Gimlet • Fig Side Car

Crotinis: Beef & Horseradish Cream • Caprese Melt • Avocado & Spicy Shrimp • Olive Tapenade & Ricotta with Caramelized Onions • Smoked Salmon & Goat Cheese • Roasted Grapes & Balsamic

$40

West Oak   |   Sat., Feb. 23   |   7-9 p.m.   |   REGISTER NOW

Bacardi presents… A TASTE OF NOLA

If you’ve never been to New Orleans, you can get a taste of its unique mixture of cuisines as NOLA comes to STL.

French Quarter Muffaletta • Shrimp & Ham Jambalaya • Chicken & Andouille Gumbo with Rice • Bananas Foster with Vanilla Ice Cream – A Bacardi representative will pour refreshing Mardi Gras drinks using Bacardi premium spirits.

$40

Edwardsville   |   Wed., Feb. 27   |   6:30-8:30 p.m.   |   REGISTER NOW

GIRLS' NIGHT OUT: Murphy-Goode Winery presents… WOMEN & WINE

What women alive couldn’t use a little more quality time with her mother, sister, or best gal pals. Get together and sip a glass or two of wine while savoring a modern selection of American classics.

Seared Scallops with Candied Lemon & Caper Relish served with Murphy-Goode Sauvignon Blanc • Carrot & Arugula Salad with Goat Cheese Dressing & Candied Almonds served with Murphy-Goode Pinot Noir • Herb Brined Chicken with Roasted Pear & Red Wine Sauce over Butternut Squash Risotto served with Murphy-Goode Red Blend • Salted Caramel & Raspberry Chocolate Ganache Cake served with Murphy-Goode Liar’s Dice Zinfandel

$45

Des Peres   |   Wed., Feb. 27   |   6:30-8:30 p.m.   |   REGISTER NOW
Edwardsville   |   Thurs., Feb. 21   |   6:30-8:30 p.m.   |   REGISTER NOW

DATE NIGHT: DINNER & WINE – UPDATED ITALIAN FARE

Bring the taste of Italy to your dinner table. Paired with wine, each superb course of inspiring Italian recipes are perfect for any occasion.

Shrimp Scampi served with Relax Pinot Grigio • Italian Salad with Basil Vinaigrette served with Z. Alexander Brown Sauvignon Blanc • Handmade Tagliatelle Bolognese with Prosciutto-Provolone topped Focaccia served with Mercer Red Blend & Noble Vines 667 Pinot Noir • Three-Layer Cannoli Cake served with Schmitt Sohne Auslese Riesling

$100 for each couple

Bogey Hills   |   Fri., Apr. 5   |   7-9 p.m.   |   REGISTER NOW

DATE NIGHT: RUM AWAY

Add a splash of the Caribbean’s favorite spirit to this fun-in-the-sun menu! We’re stirring up some fresh and fruity cocktails and savory dishes for your next party.

Dark & Stormy Cocktail • Cajun Lemonade • Mango Pomegranate Guacamole with Fresh Lime Tortilla Chips • Coconut Chicken Skewers with Mango Chutney • Pasta with Spicy Lobster Sauce • Curry Vegetable Samosas • Pineapple Beignets with Ginger Lemongrass Cream

$100 for each couple

Des Peres   |   Sat., Mar. 9   |   7-9 p.m.   |   REGISTER NOW

GIRLS' NIGHT OUT: AT THE TIKI LOUNGE

Mix the cocktails and light the torches — it’s tiki time! If you can’t escape to the tropics, here’s a island supper to get you out of a rut and into a sunnier state of mind. There’s only one rule of tiki culture – you have to have fun with the food.

Barbarossa Rum Punch • Tropical Breeze Daiquiri • Singapore Sling • Grilled Coconut Shrimp • Maui Gazpacho Shooters • Guava Glazed Salmon with Mango Veggie Salad • Tiki Pineapple & Macadamia Nut Tarts

$40

Des Peres   |   Thurs., Apr. 4   |   6:30-8:30 p.m.   |   REGISTER NOW

Bacardi presents… ESCAPE TO THE BAYOU

Jazz up your taste buds with some true N’awlins goodness.

Corn & Crab Bisque • Shrimp Étoufée • Cajun Jambalaya • Red Beans & Rice • Beignets with Butterscotch Sauce – A Bacardi representative will pour refreshing Mardi Gras drinks using Bacardi premium spirits.

$40

Bogey Hills   |   Thurs., Feb. 21   |   6:30-8:30 p.m.   |   REGISTER NOW
West Oak   |   Thurs., Feb. 28   |   6:30-8:30 p.m.   |   REGISTER NOW

PARTY TIME WITH RUM & TEQUILA
* Back by popular demand.

Say farewell to winter and take a culinary trip with us to the islands. This simple tropical menu captures the amazing flavors and unique spirit of paradise! Dive into these sun-drenched, party-perfect recipes. The only thing missing is the sand between your toes.

Tropical Tiki Tini Cocktail • Pink Palomas Cocktail • Tequila Chicken Wings • Margarita Fruit Salad • Oven BBQ Brisket • Rancher’s Potato Salad • Black Bottom Rum Mousse Pie

$42

Bogey Hills   |   Thurs., Apr. 25   |   6:30-8:30 p.m.   |   REGISTER NOW

Burgers’ Smokehouse presents… BOURBON & BACON

Explore two favorite Southern flavors in this high-proof cooking adventure. Sally’s amazing recipes use one (or both) of these smoky ingredients. This class is a must for anyone who loves either bourbon or bacon – or both!

Vanilla Old Fashioned • Maple-Bourbon Smash • Kentucky Special • Spinach Salad with Bacon, Blue Cheese, & Bourbon Vinaigrette • Braised Beef Brisket with Bourbon-Peach Glaze • Bourbon & Maple Braised Brussels Sprouts with Bacon • Bacon Bourbon Brownies with Pecans

$40

Bogey Hills   |   Wed., Apr. 24   |   6:30-8:30 p.m.   |   REGISTER NOW

SATURDAY NIGHT DINE: ITALIAN WINTER APPS & WINE PAIRING

Join us for an evening of Italian wines and hors d’oeuvres. Sample a four delicious Italian varietals paired with four Italian small plates. You’ll savor every sip and every bite!

Arancini with Arugula Pesto • Orange & Fennel Salad with Gorgonzola in Endive Boats • Roasted Tomato Tart • Butternut Squash Bruschetta – Each appetizer will be paired with an Italian wine.

$40

Edwardsville   |   Sat. Feb. 23   |   7-9 p.m.   |   REGISTER NOW

Location Wines present… FOOD & WINE PAIRING FROM AROUND THE WORLD

Join us to gain insight in how the characteristics of a dish play a role in making a memorable wine pairing to enhance the dining experience. You’ll explore the world in a wine glass!

Mixed Green Salad with Warm Goat Cheese & Roasted Berries (California) • Chicken & Artichoke Paella with Roasted Red Pepper Aïoli (Spain) • Shrimp Salad on Grilled Bread with Marinated Cucumbers (New Zealand) • Cannoli with Chocolate Mascarpone Cream & Pistachios (Italy)

$45

Edwardsville   |   Thurs., Apr. 4   |   6:30-8:30 p.m.   |   REGISTER NOW

TAMALES, SANGRIA, & CERVEZA 2019
Hands-On Class

Popular in southwestern and Mexican cooking, tamales – little packages of corn masa dough – are quickly becoming one of America’s favorite wrapped foods. They are inexpensive, easy to prepare, and highly versatile. Best of all, they can be made with all types of fillings and in limitless styles. It’s true that good things do come in small packages. Olé!

Rose Sangria • Roasted Tomato Guacamole with Chips • Red Chile & Pork Tamale • Wild Mushroom Tamale • Avocado Lime Crema • Fresh Pico de Gallo • Double Chocolate Pecan Tamale with Brown Butter Praline Sauce • plus a tasting of Mexican Beers courtesy of Rrëy

$40

West Oak   |   Fri., Apr. 26   |   6:30-9 p.m.   |   REGISTER NOW

WINE & DINE WITH SAUCE MAGAZINE

What’s trending on the St. Louis food scene this winter? Sauce Magazine knows. Join us for an evening of cooking, eating, and talking about fabulous recipes to serve this season. Glenn Bardgett, contributor to Sauce, will pair wines to complement each course.

$65

Des Peres   |   Fri., Mar. 22  |   6:30-9 p.m.   |   REGISTER NOW