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Saturday, August 4, 5:00 pm Optional information meeting at IL Fiorello Olive Oil Company, 2625 Mankas Corner Road, Fairfield

Saturday, August 18, 10:00—11:00 am Submit entry fee, recipe, and finished dish for judging at IL Fiorello Olive Oil Company, 2625 Mankas Corner Road, Fairfield

For rules and entry form, click Rules & Entry Form here.

For Food Sanitation Guidelines, click Food Sanitation Information Handout here.


How to Taste Wine

Wednesday, September 12th
6pm-8pm

Reservations $40 per person

Explore the basics of wine tasting in a relaxed environment and learn to evaluate quality, style, and ageability.

Tasting guided by Elisabeth Sievers
Italian Wine Specialist
Masters in Food, Culture & Communications
Slow Wine Guide Contributor

Includes a flight of wines and small bites.

Menu subject to change.

To reserve your seat, click here.

 

 

 

 


Preserving the Bounty of Your Garden:

Pickling, Preserving & Jam Cooking Class

Saturday, September 15, 2018

11am-2pm

Ready for a rockin’ Jam Session….IL Fiorello-style??

Too much produce and not enough brine? Don’t get in a pickle!  During class, you will learn pickling, preserving, and jam-making techniques that will make sure you are enjoying the bounty of your garden (or Larry’s Produce) well into the chill of winter.  Guided by the expert direction of our Chefs, you will create delicious treats that you’ll eat here, and some to take home with you!

Our Jam Session playlist:

Bloody Mary Pickles

Pick a Peck of Pickled Vegetables:
Make a Brine & Pickle Your Choice of Veggie to Take Home

Preserved Lemons – Two Methods
Grain Salad with Preserved Lemons & Olives

Pear & Dried Cranberry Chutney:
How to Hot Process Jars

Fig & Lemon Preserve

Heirloom Tomato Jam

(Menu subject to change.)

To reserve your seat, click here.

There are no substitutions available for cooking class menus.  If you have a special dietary restriction, please review the proposed menu before signing up for a class.

Please note: We offer a 100% refund or exchange of class fees if canceled a minimum of 72 hours in advance of the event.  Within 72 hours of an event, refunds or exchanges are not available, but you are welcome to transfer your seat to a friend!


Harvest 2018 Celebration

Sunday, August 26th, 11am to 4pm

Enjoy harvest with local winemakers and growers on August 26th. Harvest Celebration attendees can travel throughout Suisun Valley, tasting specialty products and varieties right out of the field. Mingle with growers and winemakers at each location to learn their unique story.

At IL Fiorello, you will find:

  • Olive oil tasting & 2 gazpachos made by Il Fiorello’s Chefs
  • Jam tasting with Erickson Ranch
  • Goat cheese tasting with Skyhill
  • A demo bee hive with Lazy Barn Apiary
  • Live Alpacas with Integrity Alpaca & Fiber
  • Face-painting with Wildflower Photography & Events
  • Essential oils with Oil Creatures Great & Small

AND a farm-wide Scavenger Hunt!!

Are you excited yet?? We are!!

Come join us for this exciting family-friendly event!!

 

 


3rd Annual Great Pumpkin Cooking Class

Saturday, October 13, 2018  11am-2pm

Though our Chefs are still working on the menu for this class, there can be no doubt ofthe sincerity of our Pumpkin Patch.

Past menus from this class have included: Roasted Pumpkin Apple Bisque with Crème Fraîche, Pumpkin Ricotta Gnocchi,  Savory Bread Pudding Baked in a Pumpkin, and Wild Turkey Pumpkins.

What will our Chefs come up with this year? Only the Great Pumpkin knows!!

To reserve your seat, click here.

There are no substitutions available for cooking class menus.  If you have a special dietary restriction, please review the proposed menu before signing up for a class.

Please note: We offer a 100% refund or exchange of class fees if canceled a minimum of 72 hours in advance of the event.  Within 72 hours of an event, refunds or exchanges are not available, but you are welcome to transfer your seat to a friend!


Oktoberfest 2018

Sunday, October 22nd
1pm-4pm

Enjoy German inspired food, beer, wine, and music as we celebrate Oktoberfest!

Advance ticket purchase is $15.00 or $20.00 at the door,  Includes 1 plate of food & 1 drink of choice (beer, cider or glass of wine), sneak peek at milling process, taste of Olio Nuovo

 

MENU:

Choice of German Bratwurst or Bockwurst
Sauerkraut
German Potato Salad
Mustard

Complimentary tastings and mill tours will be offered in place of formal flight tastings.

To purchase tickets, click here.

Please note: there are no refunds or exchanges for tickets, but you are welcome to transfer to a friend.


Oh No! What do I bring? Party Plates & Hostess Gifts Cooking Class

Saturday, November 10, 2018

11am-2pm

Invited to a holiday party?  Want to make a great impression but don’t know what to bring?  Looking to add a signature party dish or hostess gift to your repertoire?  Come join our Chefs as they teach you to make party-perfect dishes and hostess gifts that will bring joy to the world…or at least to everyone at the party.

To reserve your seat, click here.

There are no substitutions available for cooking class menus.  If you have a special dietary restriction, please review the proposed menu before signing up for a class.

Please note: We offer a 100% refund or exchange of class fees if canceled a minimum of 72 hours in advance of the event.  Within 72 hours of an event, refunds or exchanges are not available, but you are welcome to transfer your seat to a friend!

 


Holiday Cookies & Candies

Kids’ Cooking Class

Saturday, December 1, 2018

10am-12pm

Twas just weeks before Christmas, when from out of the Grove,

Came yummy good eats to make on the stove.

All the children were eager, and ready to start,

Cookies and Candies, and more baker’s art!

Just in time for holiday gifting, our kids’ cooking class will inspire kids ages 8 to 12 years to expand their kitchen skills.  Combining easy to find and use ingredients, our under-construction menu is being designed to introduce age appropriate kitchen skills, including: ingredient prep, safe oven usage, cook-top safety, and food handling, all while building confidence in your young chef.

Suitable for ages 8 to 12 years.  Parental supervision not required, but encouraged.

To save your child’s seat, click here.

There are no substitutions available for cooking class menus.  If your child has a special dietary restriction, please contact us about our menu before signing up for a class.

Please note: We offer a 100% refund or exchange of class fees if canceled a minimum of 72 hours in advance of the event.  Within 72 hours of an event, refunds or exchanges are not available, but you are welcome to transfer your seat to a friend!


Sugar & Spice Holiday Cooking Class

Saturday, December 8, 2018

11am-2pm

Sugar & Spice, quintessential ingredients during the holiday season.  Join our Chefs as they take you through an extravagant holiday menu of culinary delights, featuring some delicious new soon-to-be favorite recipes, and some innovative twists on a few old holiday standbys.

Stay tuned for our menu…our Chefs are creating it now!

There are no substitutions available for cooking class menus.  If you have a special dietary restriction, please review the proposed menu before signing up for a class.

Please note: We offer a 100% refund or exchange of class fees if canceled a minimum of 72 hours in advance of the event.  Within 72 hours of an event, refunds or exchanges are not available, but you are welcome to transfer your seat to a friend!

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