LCBO Classes – March 2017
Embrace winter’s s cold-weather comforts by signing up for something new!
LCBO The Roundhouse Centre – 3165 Howard Ave., Windsor
Wednesday March 1, 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm. CALIFORNIA DREAMING – $40 – Follow the path through history to discover the rich evolution of viticulture in California. An expert Product Consultant will choose six wines that best illustrate today’s California wines, and how they may be different from those of their ancestry.
Thursday March 2, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm. FROM THE MEDITERRANEAN BISTRO – $65 – Chef Rafe Hanna of La Guardia Cucina Italiana is featuring delicious and authentic Mediterranean-inspired dishes. On the menu: Fattoush Salad; Roasted Red Pepper Hummus; Chicken Malai Tikka on Skewers; and Homemade Turkish Coffee Cheesecake.
Friday March 3, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm. TABLING CREEKSIDE WINES – $40- Join us tonight as a representative from Creekside Winery to talk about the winery’s short but prominent history, as well as what makes it unique. Sample six of their wines, each paired with a mini course of a six-course meal.
Tuesday March 7, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm. LEBANESE DELIGHTS – $65 – Jules Mailloux, of The BBQ Den, presents a collection of palate-pleasing Lebanese-inspired dishes. On the menu: Lebanese Lamb Flat Bread; Falafel; Beef Shawarma; and Baklava.
Wednesday March 8, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm. WHAT’S ON TAP? CRAFT BEER & PUB GRUB – $45 – Sourcing from small breweries across Canada, an expert Product Consultant will choose eight beers to be sampled in pairs. Each pair will be served with traditional pub grub.
Thursday March 9, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm. A NIGHT IN TUSCANY – $65- Personal Chef Giuseppe Piruzza, celebrates the bounty of Tuscany in an unforgettable evening of great food, fun and drinks. On the menu: Antipasti; Classic Panzanella Salad; Papardelle Firenza; Citrus Sorbet; Filetto di Manzo; and Tiramisu.
Friday March 10, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm. CONSTELLATION BRANDS: DARE TO COMPARE CALIFORNIA & NEW ZEALAND WINES – $40 – Christy MacDonald of Constellation Brands serves up four pairings of wines from Robert Mondavi and Kim Crawford. Each pairing will feature one California and one New Zealand wine, matched with a delicious menu item.
Tuesday March 14, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm. RECIPE FOR A COLD DAY – $65 – Chef Wes van Beek of Fourteen Restaurant & Sky Lounge shows you downto-earth dishes designed to warm your insides on a cold winter’s day. On the menu: Kale Caesar Salad; The “Easiest Tomato Soup Ever;” Beef Bourguignon; and Preserved Strawberry Bread Pudding.
Wednesday March 15, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm. DARE TO COMPARE: TEQUILA, COCKTAILS & TEX-MEX – $55 – Tonight, learn about the four distinct styles of tequilas, sampling one of each, then try each of those made into a cocktail that best suits its qualities. Each of these pairs will be matched with a Tex-Mex dish.
Thursday March 16, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm. FLAMBÉ: CLASSIC LIQUEUR RECIPES WITH A “TWIST” – $65 – Chef Benjamin LeBlancBeaudoin, of the Iron Kettle Bed & Breakfast, brings fun and fabulous foods to the kitchen. On the menu: Saganaki Appetizers; Pimm’s No 1 Cup Salad; Sweet Potato Gnocchi; and Classic Bananas Foster.
Tuesday March 21, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm. OKEY DOKEY ARTICHOKEY – $65 – Learn all about this under-used vegetable with Chef Lisa Powers, and experience a delicious array of artichoke based dishes. On the menu: Artichoke Ceviche; Lobster and Artichoke Baked Dip; Chicken Scallopine with Artichokes; and Mango UpsideDown Cake.
Wednesday March 22, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm. CIDERS & PORK – $45 – Tonight, an expert Product Consultant will discuss how cider is made, and the differences between four pairs of ciders, each pairing matched with a scrumptious pork dish.
Thursday March 23, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm. SPRING HAS SPRUNG – $65 – Chef Pascal Tenthorey will educate and entertain you with this menu infused with a hint of exotic flavourings. On the menu: Soba Noodle Bowl with Tiger Prawns; Seared Duck Breast, Thai Rice; and Hot Toddy and Caramel Soufflé.
Friday March 24, 6 pm – 9 pm. MEDITERRANEAN INFUSION – $90 – Executive Chef Joe Ciliberto and Sous Chef Rafe Hanna of La Guardia Cucina Italiana combine forces to bring you, delicious and fun evening of foods. On the menu: Mediterranean Lentil Soup; Four-Cheese Mediterranean Spring Roll; Pancetta-wrapped Chicken Breast; Berry Panna Cotta; and more!
Tuesday March 28, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm. PREVIEW TO SPRING – $65 – Chef David Courtney of Caesar’s Windsor knows that great foods, company and beverages help to pave the way to warmer spring days ahead! On the menu: Roasted Beet and Goat’s Cheese Salad; Roasted Pork Loin, Blue Cheese-mashed Potatoes; and Bourbonsoaked Bread Pudding.
Wednesday March 29, 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm. SANGRIA MANIA – $30 – Tonight an expert Product Consultant will stir up six distinct and lively Sangria drinks sure to please and carry you into the warm weather promised ahead.
Thursday March 30, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm. CALIFORNIA DREAMIN’ – $65 – Chef Jennifer Hillis impresses with laidback California-style dining. On the menu: Beet and Blueberry Bruschetta; Shrimp Tacos; Seared Tuna; and Basil-Lime Berry Shortcakes.
Start Date: 20170328
End Date: 20170330