Cooking Classes and Dining Events

Most classes and events require registration; classes frequently sell out

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Creations Cooking Classes at the Midwest Culinary Institute

COOKING CLASSES AND DINING EVENTS 

Most classes and events require registration; many sell out.

WEDNESDAY 22
Peruvian Cooking Class — Chef Julie Francis and sous chef Amanda Bowman teach participants how to prepare traditional fish and vegetable ceviche and tiradito. 6-9 p.m. $75. Nectar, 1000 Delta Ave., Mount Lookout, 513-929-0525, dineatnectar.com.

THURSDAY 23
Hands-On Cedar Planked Steak — A new favorite way to prepare a juicy filet, on a cedar plank. Also includes mason jar spiked lemonade, orange pecan cake and caprese gratin. 6-8:30 p.m. $65. Jungle Jim’s, 5440 Dixie Highway, Fairfield, junglejims.com.

FRIDAY 24
Vine and Dine — A six-course paired dinner, featuring live music and five drink tokens to use on beer or wine. Live music by G Burton Story. 5:30-9:30 p.m. $35. The Art of Entertaining, 2019 Madison Road, O’Bryonville, cincyartofentertaining.com.

SATURDAY 25
Handmade Pasta Workshop — Learn to make basic egg dough, fresh fettuccine, three chees ravioli, basil-scented marinara, sage butter and a mixed greens salad with balsamic vinaigrette. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. $150. Jungle Jim’s, 5440 Dixie Highway, Fairfield, junglejims.com.

TUESDAY 28
Grilling with Ellen: A Tuscan Dinner — Italian sangria with Chianti and prosecco; shrimp, lemon and garlic bruschetta; sausage-stuffed mushrooms; steak panzanella; and pressed chocolate cake. 6-8:30 p.m. $65. Jungle Jim’s, 5440 Dixie Highway, Fairfield, junglejims.com.

WEDNESDAY 29
Grilling with Ellen: A Tuscan Dinner — Italian sangria with Chianti and prosecco; shrimp, lemon and garlic bruschetta; sausage-stuffed mushrooms; steak panzanella; and pressed chocolate cake. 6-8:30 p.m. $65. Jungle Jim’s, 5440 Dixie Highway, Fairfield, junglejims.com.

AUGUST
SATURDAY 01
Summer Dinner Party, Italian Style — A Tuscan-inspired menu for outdoor dining, paired with wine. Dishes include citrus-flavored risotto, grilled asparagus and vanilla-scented panna cotta. Noon-3 p.m. $65. Jungle Jim’s, 5440 Dixie Highway, Fairfield, junglejims.com.

TUESDAY 04
Classic Indian with a European Twist — Fusion dishes with Indian, British and Portuguese influences. 6-8:30 p.m. $65. Jungle Jim’s, 5440 Dixie Highway, Fairfield, junglejims.com.

THURSDAY 06
Celebrate Tomato Season — New recipes to share this summertime staple, plus how to preserve tomatoes for off-season. 6-8:30 p.m. $50. Jungle Jim’s, 5440 Dixie Highway, Fairfield, junglejims.com.

FRIDAY 07
Vine and Dine — A six-course paired dinner, featuring live music and five drink tokens to use on beer or wine. Live music by The Dirty McQueens. 5:30-9:30 p.m. $35. The Art of Entertaining, 2019 Madison Road, O’Bryonville, cincyartofentertaining.com.

TUESDAY 11
An Elegant Summer Table — Seasonal dishes like grilled pork tenderloin, roasted corn and Challah bread pudding, wild mushroom and green bean salad and almond cake with fresh berries. 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. $50. Jungle Jim’s, 5440 Dixie Highway, Fairfield, junglejims.com.

THURSDAY 13
An Elegant Summer Table — Seasonal dishes like grilled pork tenderloin, roasted corn and Challah bread pudding, wild mushroom and green bean salad and almond cake with fresh berries. 6-8:30 p.m. $50. Jungle Jim’s, 5440 Dixie Highway, Fairfield, junglejims.com.

TUESDAY 18
Savoring Summer — Cold potato and cucumber soup; spinach salad with mango; salmon with sesame; pasta with mascarpone; and creamy lemon tart. 6-8:30 p.m. $50. Jungle Jim’s, 5440 Dixie Highway, Fairfield, junglejims.com.

THURSDAY 20
A Showcase of Summer Fruits — This menu highlights summer produce. Learn to make chilled melon gazpacho, Caribbean jerk chicken tacos with mango salsa, pork tenderloin with berry-rosemary sauce, quinoa pilaf with goat cheese and kale, and strawberry shortcake. 6-8:30 p.m. $50. Jungle Jim’s, 5440 Dixie Highway, Fairfield, junglejims.com.

SATURDAY 22
A French Bistro — A French bistro meal accompanied by Bordeaux wines. Includes country pate, steak fries, French cheese and pot de crème. 6-8:30 p.m. $50. Jungle Jim’s, 5440 Dixie Highway, Fairfield, junglejims.com. 

TUESDAY 25
Grilling with Ellen: The Flavors of India — Indian spiced shrimp, Tandoori-style kebabs, spiced lemon rice with cashews, green beans with fresh tomato relish, cucumber mint raita and mango tart. 6-8:30 p.m. $65. Jungle Jim’s, 5440 Dixie Highway, Fairfield, junglejims.com.

WEDNESDAY 26
Grilling with Ellen: The Flavors of India — Indian spiced shrimp, Tandoori-style kebabs, spiced lemon rice with cashews, green beans with fresh tomato relish, cucumber mint raita and mango tart. 6-8:30 p.m. $65. Jungle Jim’s, 5440 Dixie Highway, Fairfield, junglejims.com.

FRIDAY 28
Vine and Dine — A six-course paired dinner, featuring live music and five drink tokens to use on beer or wine. Live music by Billy Rock. 5:30-9:30 p.m. $35. The Art of Entertaining, 2019 Madison Road, O’Bryonville, cincyartofentertaining.com.

SATURDAY 29
Knife Sharpening Event — The first knife is free; additional paring knives are $3 and all other knives are $5. 10 a.m.-noon. Jungle Jim’s, 5440 Dixie Highway, Fairfield, junglejims.com.

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