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

ANHEUSER-BUSCH BEER TASTING DINNER: GO TEAM!

Talk about team spirit! Wherever you watch the game, you can count on the fine products from Anheuser-Busch to pair perfectly with these favorite football foods. These super recipes are packed with exactly what everyone wants to eat in front of the TV on Game Day.

Buffalo Chicken Wings with Blue Cheese Sauce • Pizza Dip with Pita Crisps • Smoked Chicken Chili • Cornbread Muffins • Pigs in a Blanket with BBQ Sauce • Double Chocolate Football Cupcakes

$45

Bogey Hills   |   Thurs., Jan. 31   |   6:30-8:30 p.m.   |   REGISTER NOW

Beam Suntory presents… ROBERT BURNS NIGHT SCOTCH TASTING DINNER

Raise a glass to Robert Burns – the national poet of Scotland – and to the country’s most famous spirit. This hearty menu paired with a wee dram – or two – of Scotch is a welcome antidote to winter’s chill.

Scotch Eggs (Fried Sausage Crusted Eggs) served with Toky Highball • Scotch Broth (Vegetable Barley Soup) served with Ardmore Old Fashioned • Roasted Herb Marinated Salmon with Neeps & Tatties (Crispy Roasted Turnips & Potatoes) served with Laphroig Sour • Shortcakes with Marmalade & Clotted Cream served with Rob Roy

$50

Des Peres   |   Thurs., Jan. 24   |   6:30-8:30 p.m.   |   REGISTER NOW

Beam Suntory presents… COCKTAILS & PARTY FOODS

Today’s entertaining calls for fuss-free party foods that are easy to make and delicious to eat. Whether you’re looking for tasty pre-dinner bites, substantial small plates, special occasion finger foods, or quick snacks, these appetizers and cocktails pair together perfectly.

Chive Cranberry Pecan Cheese Spread with Fresh Flatbread served with Hibiscus Fizz • Bruschetta with Roasted Butternut Squash, Candied Bacon, & Blue Cheese served with Kentucky Sweet Tea • Shrimp & Avocado Spring Rolls with Chive Pesto served with Bugs Bunny Turns 21 • Smoked Salmon & Caper Madeleines served with Cinnamon & Cherry Old Fashioned • Asian Beef Skewers with Spicy Cucumber Slaw served with New York Sour • Lemon Coconut Gooey Butter Bars served with “It’s Warm Somewhere”

$50

Des Peres   |   Thurs., Jan. 31   |   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

Des Peres   |   Sat., Feb. 9   |   7-9 p.m.   |   REGISTER NOW
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 – ELEGANT VALENTINE’S DINNER

Wine can make or break a dinner. Rick has chosen the ideal wines to pair with Sally’s dazzling upscale dinner. This is the perfect class to share with anyone who has with an interest in good food and fine wine.

Bacon-Tomato-Cheese Appetizer Bites served with Santa Rita 120 Sauvignon Blanc • Sweetheart Salad & Handmade Buttery Crescent Rolls served with Noble Vines 515 Dry Rose • Beef Tenderloin Napoleons with Wild Mushrooms & Red Wine Sauce, Parmesan Encrusted Smashed Potatoes, & Maple Glazed Petite Carrots served with Mercer Red Blend & Black Stallion Cabernet Sauvignon • Strawberry White Chocolate Mini Trifles served with Diora Pinot Noir

$125 for each couple

Bogey Hills   |   Fri., Feb. 8   |   7-9 p.m.   |   REGISTER NOW

DATE NIGHT: BOURBON: GO BEYOND COCKTAILS
Hands-On Class

Kick your meals to another level by adding a touch of bourbon to your recipes. Your guests will wonder what secret ingredient has given your food such a distinctive flavor.

Cider House Cocktail • Kentucky Punch Cocktail • Warm Blue Cheese & Bacon Dip with Crostini • Smoked Salmon on Dill-Chive Potato Pancakes topped with Whiskey Cream Sauce • Grilled Strip Steaks with Shallot Butter • Roasted Balsamic Brussels Sprouts • Apple Pie with Bourbon Caramel served with Heritage Brown Sugar Bourbon

$90 for each couple

Bogey Hills   |   Fri., Jan. 25   |   7-9 p.m.   |   REGISTER NOW
West Oak   |   Fri., Jan. 25   |   7-9 p.m.   |   REGISTER NOW

GIRLS' NIGHT OUT: CHAMPAGNE WISHES
Hands-On Class

The ultimate girls-only experience! Gather up your closest friends and add some sparkling to your cooking and your life. Popping champagne bottles in the kitchen leads to some delicious results that will tickle your taste buds.

Classic Champagne Cocktail • Trio of Spicy Pecans, Crispy Salted Chickpeas, & Baked Artichoke Dip with Crudite • Seared Chicken with Champagne Butter Sauce & Roasted Asparagus • Mini Triple Chocolate Cheesecakes with Cherry Almond Compote

$40

Bogey Hills   |   Thurs., Feb.7   |   6:30-8:30 p.m.   |   REGISTER NOW
Edwardsville   |   Thurs., Feb. 7   |   6:30-8:30 p.m.   |   REGISTER NOW
Southroads   |   Thurs., Jan. 31   |   6:30-8:30 p.m.   |   REGISTER NOW
West Oak   |   Thurs., Feb. 7   |   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

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   |   Sat., Jan. 19   |   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

Des Peres   |   Sat., Jan. 19   |   7-9 p.m.   |   REGISTER NOW
Edwardsville   |   Sat. Feb. 23   |   7-9 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., Feb. 22   |   6:30-9 p.m.   |   REGISTER NOW