Best of Cincinnati 2014

 


 

July

Ellen Mueller

Grilling with Ellen – A Tuscan Dinner
with Ellen Mueller at the Fairfield Location

Tie on an apron and get ready to make a meal saluting Italy’s bounty. You will chop, slice and grill your way to a delicious dinner. Bon appetito!

On the Menu

  • Italian Sangria with Chianti and Prosecco
  • Shrimp, Lemon and Garlic Bruschetta
  • Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms
  • Steak Panzanella with Blue Cheese Vinaigrette
  • Pressed Chocolate Cake

Tuesday, July 28 | 6:00pm - 8:30pm | $65.00 per person

Please call 513.674.6059 to check for available seats.

Wednesday, July 29 | 6:00pm - 8:30pm | $65.00 per person

Please call 513.674.6059 to check for available seats.

August

Carol Tabone

Dave Schmerr

Summer Dinner Party, Italian Style
with Carol Taboneand Dave Schmerr at the Fairfield Location

Summer is really the best time of the year to get a group of friends together and take advantage of dining outdoors. Transfer your guests to a Tuscan villa as you serve Carol and Dave’s favorite menu.

On the Menu

  • Peach Bellini - a classic Italian pre-meal drink
  • Citrus Flavored Risotto - a lighter and refreshing take on the typical risotto
  • Grilled Sliced Steak Salad with Arugula and Parmesan
  • Peperonata with Ricotta Crostini - bell peppers cooked with garlic and olive oil
  • Grilled Asparagus with Pepper and Zabaglione Sauce
  • Cheese Course
  • Vanilla Scented Panna Cotta with Summer Berries
    Dave's Wine Selection:
  • Vernaccia di San Gimignano - floral, dry and very enjoyable - one of Italy’s best whites
  • Chianti Classico - from the heart of Tuscany, Sangiovese at it’s finest!
  • Brunello di Montalcino - an intense, rich full-bodied red
  • Rosso di Montalcino - Brunello’s baby brother, lighter in style but still very full flavored

Saturday, August 1 | 12:00noon - 3:00pm | $65.00 per person

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Madhu Sinha

Classic Indian Cuisine with a European Twist
with Madhu Sinha at the Fairfield Location

The Europeans entered India by the 15th century looking for new lands to conquer. Inevitably this led to the creation of fusion foods which have become closely associated with Indian cuisine and are well known dishes.

On the Menu

  • Mulligatawny Soup – a savory British creation
  • Chicken Vindaloo – a Portuguese-inspired favorite
  • Chicken Tikka Masala – warm and spicy British dish
  • Fugad de Repolho – a simple cabbage and coconut Portuguese combination

Tuesday, August 4 | 6:00pm - 8:30pm | $65.00 per person

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Bryn Mooth

Celebrate Tomato Season!
with Bryn Mooth at the Fairfield Location

We're at the peak of summer tomato season, and we just can’t get enough. BLTs and big platters of sliced tomatoes are perfect ways to enjoy the bounty — but if you’re looking for new recipes for this favorite summertime specialty, you’ll find them in this class. In addition to sharing recipes, we’ll discuss tips for preserving tomatoes for the off-season.

On the Menu

  • Bruschetta with Goat Cheese, Basil and Oven-dried Tomato Pesto - make extra pesto and freeze it for winter use
  • Fresh Green Salad with Sunny Day Tomato Dressing — dressing gets an infusion of flavor thanks to sunshine
  • Pasta with No-Cook Tomato Sauce — easy, and the best way to enjoy tomatoes at their seasonal peak
  • Summer Tomato Corn Pie in Cornmeal Crust — utterly delicious!
  • Tomato Sorbetto — from Michael Christner of Dojo Gelato, a surprising treat

Thursday, August 6 | 6:00pm - 8:30pm | $50.00 per person

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Leigh Barnhart Ochs

An Elegant Summer Table
with Leigh Barnhart Ochs at the Fairfield Location

Sophisticated summer dining! Irresistible food prepared with ease will inspire you to host your own elegant summer dinner party. Seasonal ingredients are the centerpiece.

On the Menu

  • Sparkling Spiced Lemon Cocktail
  • Spinach, Strawberry and Almond Salad with Raspberry Balsamic-Chocolate Vinaigrette
  • Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Roasted Tomato- Orange Relish
  • Roasted Corn and Challah Bread Pudding
  • Wild Mushroom and Green Bean Salad with Goat Cheese
  • Three Cheese Yeast Bread
  • Almond Cake with Fresh Berries

Tuesday, August 11 | 11:00am - 1:30pm | $50.00 per person

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Thursday, August 13 | 6:00pm - 8:30pm | $50.00 per person

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 Susan Diehl

Savoring Summer
with Susan Diehl at the Fairfield Location

Summer is here and the days are longer, hotter and brighter. Join Susan as she prepares a simple, yet elegant meal that will have you enjoying the sunny weather.

On the Menu

  • Cold Potato and Cucumber Soup with Dill
  • Spinach Salad with Mango, Candied Pecans and Balsamic Vinaigrette
  • Salmon with Sesame, Orange-Ginger Relish
  • Pasta with Mascarpone, Asparagus and Hazelnuts
  • Creamy Lemon Tart with Fresh Raspberries

Tuesday, August 18 | 6:00pm - 8:30pm | $50.00 per person

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JaimeCarmody

A Showcase of Summer Fruits
with Jaime Carmody at the Fairfield Location

With all the bounty available at Jungle Jim’s, there’s no better way to highlight summer produce than a menu starring fresh, ripe fruit. Jaime creatively pairs fruit with ingredients that make for a memorable meal.

On the Menu

  • Chilled Melon Gazpacho
  • Caribbean Jerk Chicken Tacos with Mango Salsa
  • Pork Tenderloin with Berry-Rosemary Sauce
  • Quinoa Pilaf with Goat Cheese and Kale
  • Strawberry Shortcake

Thursday, August 20 | 6:00pm - 8:30pm | $50.00 per person

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 Leigh Barnhart Ochs

Dave Schmerr

A French Bistro
with Leigh Barnhart Ochsand Dave Schmerr the Fairfield Location

It's time to duck into a cozy, French bistro for a refined, yet hearty meal. Enjoy a classic French bistro menu accompanied by luxurious Bordeaux wines.

On the Menu

  • Pâté de Campagne – Country Pâté with Fruit Compote
  • Moules a la Provençale – Mussels with White Wine, Tomatoes, Garlic and Saffron
  • Steak Frites – Filet Mignon, Hotel Butter and Pommes Frites
  • Salade aux Coeurs de Palmier – Hearts of Palm, Onion and Orange with Mustard Vinaigrette
  • Selection of French Cheeses
  • Pot de Crème au Chocolat Noir – Dark Chocolate Pot de Crème
    Dave's Wine Selection
  • Saint-Emilion - Merlot at it’s best and Dave’s favorite wine growing region in the world!
  • Graves Blanc - Sauvignon Blanc - dry, crisp and very elegant
  • Haut-Medoc - Cabernet Sauvignon, full bodied with deep rich dark fruits
  • Pessac-Leognan - the blends of grapes come together perfectly and nicely balanced!

Saturday, August 22 | 12:00noon - 3:00pm | $65.00 per person

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Ellen Mueller

Grilling with Ellen - The Flavors of India
with Ellen Mueller at the Fairfield Location

Our favorite flavors are combined in this fun menu. If you enjoy warm spices and tantalizing aromas, join Ellen at the grill and make a special dinner sure to please.

On the Menu

  • Indian Spiced Shrimp with Garlic Cilantro Dipping Sauce
  • Tandoori-Style Pork Kebabs
  • Spiced Lemon Rice with Cashews
  • Green Beans with Fresh Tomato Relish
  • Cucumber Mint Raita
  • Mango Tart

Tuesday, August 25 | 6:00pm - 8:30pm | $65.00 per person

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Wednesday, August 26 | 6:00pm - 8:30pm | $65.00 per person

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Ellen Mueller

Knife Sharpening Event in The Cooking School
with Leigh Barnhart Ochs and the True Hone Knife Sharpener at the Fairfield Location

Saturday, August 29 | 10:00am – 12:00noon
The first knife is free! Each additional paring knife is $3.00 and all other knives in good condition are $5.00 per knife.