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Fri, Nov 17


Asheville Mountain Kitchen


Experience a night of culinary delight as we explore the world of Beaujolais Cru and create mouthwatering meals under the guidance of renowned local chef and private cooking teacher Ofri Hirsch.

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Nov 17, 2023, 7:00 PM

Asheville Mountain Kitchen , 332 E Sondley Dr, Asheville, NC 28805, USA

About the event

 Beaujolais Day Week: Cooking Class and Wine Dinner 

Date: November 17, 2023

 Time: 7pm

Location: Asheville Mountain Kitchen

Join us for a truly unique and indulgent celebration of Beaujolais Day, where wine and food come together in perfect harmony. Experience a day of culinary delight as we explore the world of Beaujolais Cru and create mouthwatering meals under the guidance of renowned local chef and private cooking teacher, Ofri Hirsch.

Unveil the Elegance of Beaujolais Cru 🍷

Indulge in a captivating wine journey as we delve into the world of Beaujolais Cru, featuring five exceptional appellations: Brouilly, Morgon, Moulin-à-Vent, Village, and Fleurie. We will learn about terroir and how the Gamay varietal can show differently in each one of these Crus.  Yellymary Montalvo (Sommelier, WSET Certified Wine Educator and DIPWSET Candidate) will lead you through a tasting of these exquisite wines, sharing insights on their unique characteristics and pairing possibilities.

 Hands-On Cooking Experience with Chef Ofri Guilan 

Get ready to roll up your sleeves and master the art of French cuisine! Chef Ofri will lead you in creating classic French dishes, including the beloved Coq Au Vin and heavenly Éclairs. With her expert guidance, you'll learn the secrets of perfecting these iconic recipes. No prior cooking experience is necessary—this workshop is designed for all skill levels.

About Chef Ofri

Ofri Hirsch is a passionate home cook who has been teaching cooking, and working as a private chef, for the past 16 years.

A Harvard graduate in architecture ('06), Ofri shifted her focus to cooking, first with Ofri's home Cooking and more recently with Asheville Mountain Kitchen.

She owns and runs a cooking school that teaches cooking classes from around the Mediterranean and Asia. Ofri draws her inspiration from local and international cuisine and likes to fuse classical dishes with exotic influences.

 Indulge in a 6-Course Wine Dinner 

The highlight of the day is a sumptuous 6-course wine dinner, showcasing the dishes you've prepared. Sit back and savor each course, perfectly paired with the Beaujolais Cru wines. Expect generous portions and a gastronomic experience that will tantalize your taste buds.

Workshop Menu Highlights:

  1. Assorted Cheeses paired with Sparkling Wine
  2. Dijon Salad- Paired with Sparkling Wine
  3. Petite Toast served with Liver Pâté- Paired with Beaujolais Village
  4. Ratatouille- Paired with Beaujolais Brouilly
  5. Coq Au Vin- Paired with Beaujolais Moulin-à-Vent
  6. Éclair paired with Beaujolais Fleurie

This event is one of a kind exclusive and intimate experience.  The workshop is not only about savoring incredible wines and delicious food but also about fostering a deeper appreciation for the art of food and wine pairing. You'll be surrounded by the serene beauty of a mountain home in Asheville, creating a delightful and intimate setting for this unique experience.

Don't miss out on this exclusive opportunity to celebrate Beaujolais Day with us!

 Secure your spot today and elevate your culinary skills while sipping and savoring the best of French cuisine and wine.

Only 12 spots available. Reserve your place now for an unforgettable day of wine, food, and fun!


  • Regular

    Includes wine dinner, all wine tastings, tasting notes, cooking class

    +$3.63 service fee
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  • VIP

    Includes a complimentary glass of wine plus premium seating next to Chef Ofri. This also includes everything included in the regular ticket price.

    +$4.00 service fee
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