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Kitchen in the Grove

IL Fiorello’s Kitchen in the Grove hosts a variety of culinary classes.

Classes include both demonstrations and hands on work. You’ll enjoy watching techniques and creating your own masterpieces. At IL Fiorello, we eat together, laugh together, and enjoy food and wine pairings together.

Classes are by reservation only. See our calendar for upcoming classes and reserve a seat online.

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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Cooking Classes

Due to Covid restrictions, our cooking classes are on hold until safer times.

Celebrate Citrus
Saturday, January 23

Celebrate Citrus

IL Fiorello is a family-owned company dedicated to growing and milling the finest quality artisan olive oil. Owners Ann and Mark Sievers produce oil from their own certified organic groves.

Chocolate and Valentines
Monday, February 25

Chocolate and Valentines

IL Fiorello is a family-owned company dedicated to growing and milling the finest quality artisan olive oil. Owners Ann and Mark Sievers produce oil from their own certified organic groves.

Spring greens and Irish Pies
Sunday, March 14

Spring greens and Irish Pies

This class honors spring greens with a traditional French soup au Pistou. To honor Pi day (March 14) the class will learn how to make a traditional Irish Shepherd’s pie. For dessert, we will present a sweet and fantastic Irish Bar treat.

The Incredible Edible Egg
Tuesday, April 4

The Incredible Edible Egg

Our 23 girls give us great eggs and you will benefit from their work. Maybe Scotch Eggs, possibly a great frittata and maybe even a delicious dessert with zabaglione. Maybe a visit to the girls to say thank you.

Strawberry Spring Picnic
Sunday, May 9

Strawberry Spring Picnic

It is strawberry time in California and we will celebrate with a Strawberry Picnic class. Tasty delights to bring with you on a picnic. Possibly even a wood fired strawberry dessert pizza.

Fruits of Suisun Valley
Sunday, June 13

Fruits of Suisun Valley

Suisun valley is known for its fruits. We will be grilling fruit, smoking fruit, candying fruit and eating it all. Maybe a berry-apricot trifle is in your future.

Summer Abundance
Sunday, July 11

Summer Abundance

Zucchini and corn are ready to enjoy. Learn something more than how to grill corn – try corn with a spicy attitude. Pan seared stuffed squash blossoms and a very cool zucchini and squash salad.

Tomato the Italian Love Apple
Sunday, August 8

Tomato the Italian Love Apple

It is tomato time and we will enjoy our organic garden tomatoes all 20 varieties – fresh, sauté, encrusted, blended and preserved. Nothing better. Homemade Bloody Mary’s anyone?

Figs the Treasure of Fall
Sunday, September 12

Figs the Treasure of Fall

Figs, a true fall treasure. We have 30 fig trees at IL Fiorello with 6 different varieties. We will eat figs, fresh with mascarpone cheese, candied figs in an old Italian method and maybe if we are lucky a fig and prosciutto pizza.

The 6th Great Pumpkin Class
Sunday, October 17

The 6th Great Pumpkin Class

The 6th annual great pumpkin class. Pies tarts, soups, main courses, you never really know what our Chefs will do with a jack o’ lantern. All orange and very delicious. You will eat your way to Halloween heaven.

Mushrooms: Fun with Fungi
Sunday, November 14

Mushrooms: Fun with Fungi

Fun with Fungi. A mushroom class. Mushroom tarts, mushroom pizzas, mushroom soup and for sure a decadent mushroom dessert. Learn about foraging and different types of mushrooms.

POMEGRANETS The Jewels of Christmas
Sunday, December 12

POMEGRANETS The Jewels of Christmas

At the Farm at IL Fiorello, we have 6 prolific pomegranate trees. We will learn how to de-seed the jewels and make juice without making a hug mess. Pomegranate molasses anyone? A sweet dessert with be accompanied by a flaming Christmas beverage. Merry Christmas to all.

Private Cooking Class

We offer private classes, dinners, and specialty technique cooking classes.

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