FoodWinePairing

Can a well-chosen wine really elevate the flavor of foods? What do “oaky,” “earthy” and “buttery” really mean, and what do these wines match best with? When confronted with a menu full of unfamiliar bottles, how do you choose the best pairing for a dish? These are just a few of the questions addressed in this intensive tasting class, which closely examines the complex and fascinating relationship between wine and food.

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

After covering the basics of wine grapes, styles and descriptors, you’ll delve deep into flavor dynamics. By learning to identify a wine’s predominant notes—whether tannic, acidic or sweet—and experimenting with how they complement a range of food flavors (smoky, earthy and spicy, to name a few), you’ll move toward mastering fundamental pairing principles that will serve you well long after class is over.

Refine your palate, glass-by-glass, over these six sessions, and develop a well-rounded appreciation for the intricacies of food and wine pairings. Champagne and popcorn, anyone?

TUITION INCLUDES
  • Food pairing
  • Application fee
  • Books and supplies

Purchase a gift certificate

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CLASS SCHEDULES
None Scheduled.
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Important: Please review our Cancellation and Refund Policy and dress code. Check back frequently to see new start dates or contact us at 866.318.2433. Although the International Culinary Center is accredited by the ACCSC, this course does not fall within the scope of the commission’s accreditation. This non-professional course is designed for personal enrichment and is not intended to qualify a student for employment.

UPCOMING CLASSES

Oct 2016

KNIFE SKILLS


10/10/2016 -

10/10/2016 – $150
Mon 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

CULINARY TECHNIQUES


10/17/2016 -

12/02/2016 – $5,750
Mon, Wed, Fri 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Nov 2016

KNIFE SKILLS


11/18/2016 -

11/18/2016 – $150
Fri 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

ALL AMATEUR CLASSES
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Lay the groundwork for a lifetime love affair with wine by expanding your wine knowledge and exercising your palette in this introductory course.

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

You already have an affinity for drinking wine, so take your enjoyment a step further with theory and guided tastings. Over seven classes learn the fundamentals of viti- and viniculture, the deductive tasting method used by the Court of Master Sommeliers, and taste your way through the major Old World and New World wine regions. Complete the course with an enriched mind and palette, and the ability to enhance your meals and leisure time.

Each class includes theory and guided tastings of the topics and/or regions covered.

No food included.

Purchase a gift certificate.

Wine-Foundations-Course-Outer-Image
CLASS SCHEDULES
None Scheduled.
Check Back Soon

Important: Please review our Cancellation and Refund Policy and dress code. Check back frequently to see new start dates or contact us at 866.318.2433. Although the International Culinary Center is accredited by the ACCSC, this course does not fall within the scope of the commission’s accreditation. This non-professional course is designed for personal enrichment and is not intended to qualify a student for employment.

UPCOMING CLASSES

Oct 2016

KNIFE SKILLS


10/10/2016 -

10/10/2016 – $150
Mon 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

CULINARY TECHNIQUES


10/17/2016 -

12/02/2016 – $5,750
Mon, Wed, Fri 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Nov 2016

KNIFE SKILLS


11/18/2016 -

11/18/2016 – $150
Fri 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

ALL AMATEUR CLASSES
FundamentalsofWine

Like any great field of study, wine appreciation is a life-long endeavor. It can start out intimidating and mysterious, but with structured guidance, a fascinating world of smell, taste and flavor – can awaken. In this intensive 3-day program, learn to taste and describe wine as we travel through commercially important wine regions of the world.

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

We begin with the historical context of the great regions of Europe and taste benchmark examples of the classic styles – from sparkling to still, to fortified. We’ll make sense of how these wines came to be and their current relevance in the global wine market.

Not to be outdone, the regions we refer to as the New World, the Americas, the Antipodes and South Africa, have an equally compelling story to tell. We’ll taste the New Classics and draw comparisons to, and discern differences from, their Old World predecessors. In a global market, it’s the planet’s vineyards competing for market share! With our 3-day intensive training, you’ll begin to think differently about the business of wine and – to your great pleasure – eat and drink more deeply with your new life skills.

TUITION INCLUDES
  • Application fee
  • Books and supplies

Purchase a gift certificate

fundamentals-of-wine
CLASS SCHEDULES
None Scheduled.
Check Back Soon

Important: Please review our Cancellation and Refund Policy and dress code. Check back frequently to see new start dates or contact us at 866.318.2433. Although the International Culinary Center is accredited by the ACCSC, this course does not fall within the scope of the commission’s accreditation. This non-professional course is designed for personal enrichment and is not intended to qualify a student for employment.

UPCOMING CLASSES

Oct 2016

KNIFE SKILLS


10/10/2016 -

10/10/2016 – $150
Mon 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

CULINARY TECHNIQUES


10/17/2016 -

12/02/2016 – $5,750
Mon, Wed, Fri 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Nov 2016

KNIFE SKILLS


11/18/2016 -

11/18/2016 – $150
Fri 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

ALL AMATEUR CLASSES