UPCOMING CLASSES & EVENTS

Jan
6
Sat
It’s not your Momma’s Mac and Cheese!
Jan 6 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

with Chef Monica Guglielmina

Age 21 and Older

Class Description:  It’s not just for kids anymore!  Join us as Chef Monica demonstrates adult-style mac and cheese that is decadent enough to be served at your next dinner party.  These delicious recipes will convert even the most doubtful mac and cheese foodie into a true believer!  Sample small bites of a variety of unique Mac and Cheese recipes, along with a glass of sparkling wine, and take the recipe packet home so you also can make these masterpiece comfort foods!

Menu:  A tasting of Chef’s favorite “Mac and Cheese” recipes.

 

Cancellation Policy:  Refund or Transfer is available up to 7 days before each class. Otherwise No Refund or Transfer Thereafter.

Confidentiality Disclosure:  Your personal information is confidential and will not be shared or sold.

Cozy Winter Dinner
Jan 6 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Class Description: When you are just craving a satisfying dinner inside the warmth of your own home, consider creating this “Cozy Winter Dinner” … you won’t be sorry you did! Join us in this class as the Chef teaches you the techniques to recreating this relatively easy menu that tastes like you were cooking all day! And, even better … you can make most of it in advance! Techniques learned in class will include how to braise, how to make a creamy soup without cream, how to make polenta, and more. So, when you hear words such as “snow and ice” in the forecast, gather your ingredients and you will be ready to “get cozy” and enjoy a delicious home-made gourmet meal.

Menu: Butternut Squash & Cider Bisque – Frisee & Apple Salad with Honey Dijon Vinaigrette – Braised Short Ribs over Cheddar Polenta – Brussel Sprouts with Bacon and Thyme – Pear and Apple Crisp

 

Ages 21 and Older
Hands-On Participation

Jan
7
Sun
Thai Cooking 101
Jan 7 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Chef Deborah Miller

Class Description:  The secret to great Thai food is balancing flavors by combining the five major tastes:  sweet, sour, salty, bitter, and umami.  In this informative and fun class, you will learn about a variety of Asian ingredients commonly used in Thai cuisine as well as how to combine them properly for authentic Thai flavor.  Learn to cook with curry paste, lemongrass, tamarind, fish sauce, green papaya, and more as you work in groups to prepare an authentic Thai menu.  After this class, you will think twice before going out to a restaurant for Thai food because you will be able to prepare flavorful Thai food at home.

Menu:  Chef’s Signature Thai Red Curry Soup with Chicken and Crispy Noodles – Green Papaya Salad – Chef’s Favorite Pad Thai – Sticky Rice with Mango

Ages 21 and Older

Hands-On Participation

Jan
10
Wed
Knife Skills 101
Jan 10 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Chef Deborah Miller

 

Class Description:  Learning proper knife skills is the key to being more efficient in the kitchen and results in a better quality of foods prepared.  Join us for this class in which you will learn how to best use one of the most important tools in the kitchen.  We will discuss which knives are essential and how to store, maintain, and use them properly.  We will also discuss how to sharpen your knives … and keep them sharp!  During the class, we will create a few tasty Asian-style dishes for the class to enjoy by using the ingredients we have chopped to perfection.  As an added bonus, you will also learn how to properly carve a chicken.  Enjoy the fruits of your labor while you learn essential knife techniques that will serve you for years to come.

Menu:  Chicken and Veggie Stir Fry – Vegetable Fried Rice – Sticky Rice with Mango

Ages 21 and Older

Hands-On Participation

Jan
11
Thu
Open Mic Night – Every Thursday
Jan 11 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm

EVERY THURSDAY | 7:30 PM
Music | Spoken Word | Comedy | More

Hosted by Don Lowe

Hunt Hill Farm is excited to announce OpenMic night every Thursday night, beginning on November 2nd. Please stop by to see local performing artists hosted by renowned Don Lowe.

Jan
12
Fri
Indian Vegetarian Cooking
Jan 12 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Chef Clara Park, Season 20 “Chopped” Champion

Class Description:  The cuisine of India is a combination of delicately balanced flavors.  Cooking vegetarian meals in India is easy because in addition to the quality of the ingredients, the combination of spices, temperatures and textures always results in maximum flavor which makes each ingredient shine.  What better way to start the New Year than to begin creating vegetarian dishes that wake up your palate and contribute to your overall health?  Chef Clara Park is a “Chopped” Champion and after cooking side by side with her, you will see why!

Menu:  Saag Paneer (Spinach with Cheese) – Aloo Papri Chaat (Crispy Wafer Street Food Snack) – Aloo Gobi (Cauliflower and Potatoes) – Vegetable Korma – Pakora (Vegetable Samosas)

Ages 21 and Older

Hands-On Participation

Jan
13
Sat
Decadent Brunch
Jan 13 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Chef Clara Park, Season 20 “Chopped” Champion

Class Description:  We all know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day; but, all too often, we don’t have the time to give breakfast the attention it deserves.  Join us as we take breakfast to an all-new level while we create some new breakfast recipes that will make you and your guests feel just as important as breakfast is.

Menu:  Soft Boiled Eggs with Creme Fraiche and Caviar – Truffled Scrambled Eggs – Praline French Toast Bread Pudding – Bacon Waffles with Maple Butter – Lemon Ricotta Pancakes

Ages 21 and Older

Hands-On Participation

Korean BBQ
Jan 13 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Chef Clara Park, Season 20 “Chopped” Champion

 

Class Description:  It seems that everyone has Korean food on the menu these days … not only are restaurants highlighting Korean fare on their menus, but it is quickly becoming a street-fare favorite.  In this class, Chef Clara Park, a talented Chef and winner of “Chopped”, will de-mystify the flavors of Korean cooking.  After this course, you too will be able to recreate the flavors that are taking food to a whole new level!

Menu:  Bul Gogi (Korean Beef BBQ) – Spicy Marinated Pork – BBQ Korean Chicken – Seafood Pancake -Cucumber Kimchi

 

Ages 21 and Older

Hands-On Participation

Jan
17
Wed
Hearty Winter Soups and Stews
Jan 17 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Chef Deborah Miller

 

Class Description:  Feeding the family is so much easier when you’ve mastered a few great soup and stew recipes.  These recipes can be made in advance, reheated, and no one is the wiser … they actually taste even better!  Learn the difference between stocks and broths, how to thicken a soup or stew, and how to get maximum flavor into your final dish.  Add a green salad, and some bread to dip into the bowl and “Voila!” … Dinner Is Served!

Menu:  Southern-Style Chicken and Dumplings – Butternut Squash Soup with Garam Masala – Szekely Goulash – Beef Bourguignon

 

Ages 21 and Older

Hands-On Participation

Jan
18
Thu
Open Mic Night – Every Thursday
Jan 18 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm

EVERY THURSDAY | 7:30 PM
Music | Spoken Word | Comedy | More

Hosted by Don Lowe

Hunt Hill Farm is excited to announce OpenMic night every Thursday night, beginning on November 2nd. Please stop by to see local performing artists hosted by renowned Don Lowe.

Jan
19
Fri
Eat Clean In 2018
Jan 19 @ 11:30 am – 2:00 pm

Guest Chef/Author Terry Walters, CLEAN FOOD

Class Description:  Join guest chef and best-selling author, Terry Walters, for a cooking class that will inspire, motivate and empower you to make a clean start in 2018. Together we’ll create and enjoy recipes that are cleansing, strengthening, anti-inflammatory, heart-healthy, gut friendly, and most importantly, quick, nutritious and delicious. Walters makes it easy, so you can enjoy good health and feel great all year long.

Menu*:  (Menu is subject to change based on availability of seasonal ingredients.)

Millet Bean Patties with Sundried Tomatoes and Herbs – Spicy Smoked Paprika Aioli – Roasted Shallot Miso Broccoli – Maple Roasted Carrots with Cumin and Blood Orange – Zesty Carrot Daikon Fermented Pickles (make-and-take) – Pumpkin Pudding with Ginger Cashew Cream

*Class is vegan and gluten-free.

 

Ages 21 and Older

Hands-On Participation

Jan
20
Sat
A Wine Lover’s Dinner – Cabernet Style!
Jan 20 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

 

Class Description:  If you love the big, bold flavors of Cabernet Sauvignon wine by itself, then learn how to enhance your dishes with that flavor you love.  The dishes on this menu are designed to pair perfectly with the fruit of the vine and are easy enough to pull off a fabulous wine-lovers’ dinner.  Enjoying wine with dinner has been taken to a whole new level in this class!

Menu:  Arugula, Roasted Beet and Goat Cheese Salad with Cabernet Vinaigrette – Salmon Filets with Cabernet Balsamic Glaze – Steaks Au Poivre with Drunken Mushrooms – Roasted Garlic Potatoes –

Figs in Cabernet Sauvignon with Toasted Almond Ice Cream

 

Ages 21 and Older

Hands-On Participation

Jan
21
Sun
5 Great Sauces Every Cook Should Know
Jan 21 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Class Description:  A good cook has mastered the basics of sauce making.  Sauces add complexity to a dish and some dishes are just not complete without a sauce.  In this class, the Chef will focus on the techniques of making 5 Great Sauces (based on the classic 5 French “Mother” Sauces) that every cook should have in their repertoire.  Master these sauce recipes and techniques and you are on your way to becoming a master chef in your own kitchen, as they serve as the “building blocks” for hundreds of other sauces.

Menu:  Filet Mignon with Bearnaise Sauce – Seared Salmon with Chive Beurre Blanc – Asparagus with Hollandaise – Classic Lasagna (with Tomato Sauce and Bechamel Sauce)

Ages 21 and Older

Hands-On Participation

Jan
24
Wed
Sourdough Workshop
Jan 24 @ 11:30 am – 2:00 pm

Guest Chef/Author Terry Walters, CLEAN FOOD
Ages 21 and Older
Hands- On Participation

Class Description: This hands-on workshop will teach you everything you “knead” to know about starting your own artisan sourdough bread-making tradition. Together we’ll mix, knead, rest, rise … and of course, taste! You’ll learn the benefits of fermented, naturally-rising bread-making, as well as how to care for and use a natural starter. Each participant will make two sourdough breads to ferment and bake the next day, and will take home their own starter to be 100% ready to start baking wholesome, delicious breads!

Menu: Each participant will make two sourdough breads to ferment and bake the next day, and will take home their own starter to be 100% ready to start baking wholesome delicious breads!

Jan
25
Thu
Open Mic Night – Every Thursday
Jan 25 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm

EVERY THURSDAY | 7:30 PM
Music | Spoken Word | Comedy | More

Hosted by Don Lowe

Hunt Hill Farm is excited to announce OpenMic night every Thursday night, beginning on November 2nd. Please stop by to see local performing artists hosted by renowned Don Lowe.

Jan
27
Sat
Our Favorite French Bistro
Jan 27 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Class Description: Chef Chris Prosperi returns to The Silo! Metro Bis has long been our favorite American restaurant featuring French Bistro fare in Connecticut; and Chef Prosperi is a master at teaching others how to approach cooking with confidence and have fun along the way. Join us for what is sure to be an engaging, fun, and delicious afternoon while you work alongside the Chef to create fabulous French classic dishes such as an amazing Cassoulet (that doesn’t take hours to prepare), a decadent Potato and Bacon Gratin, a Monte Cristo sandwich that is as versatile as it is easy, and more! It may be cold outside, but come into The Silo Kitchen and you will feel as though you’ve been transported to a warm, cozy French Bistro!

Menu: French Onion Soup – Cassoulet – Coq Au Vin – George Forman Monte Cristo – Potato and Bacon Gratin

Feb
1
Thu
Open Mic Night – Every Thursday
Feb 1 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm

EVERY THURSDAY | 7:30 PM
Music | Spoken Word | Comedy | More

Hosted by Don Lowe

Hunt Hill Farm is excited to announce OpenMic night every Thursday night, beginning on November 2nd. Please stop by to see local performing artists hosted by renowned Don Lowe.

Feb
2
Fri
The Art of Homemade Ravioli
Feb 2 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Chef Deborah Miller
Hands-On Participation
Ages 21 and Older

$95 pp

Class Description: Chef/Culinary Instructor Deborah Miller loves to teach others how easy it is to make homemade pasta. Once you learn her easy “no recipe” technique, you will not hesitate to make your own. In addition to making homemade pasta dough, the class will then use the pasta dough to create a variety of delicious homemade ravioli including one of the newest crazes … Ravioli al Uovo (Egg Yolk Ravioli) with Bacon-Sage Sauce. Come join the party and prepare to have a great time and learn the Art of Homemade Ravioli.

Menu: Ravioli al Uovo (Egg Yolk Ravioli) with Bacon-Sage Sauce – Classic Cheese Ravioli with Homemade Tomato Sauce – Spinach Ravioli with The Easiest and Best Alfredo Sauce – Butternut Squash Ravioli with Brown Butter & Sage Sauce

Feb
4
Sun
Valentine Macaron Workshop
Feb 4 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Pastry Chef Kathryn Gordon

Hands-On Participation

Ages 21 and Older

$95pp

Class Description:  Do you love Macarons as much as sports enthusiasts love football?  If so, while others are watching “The Big Game”, indulge yourself while learning how to create beautiful and fabulous French macarons!  Learn how to prepare and pipe macaron batter, make an assortment of tasty fillings, and create Valentine-themed macarons just in time for Valentine’s Day! When you make macarons for you and your loved ones to share, everyone wins!

Menu:  Hazelnut (or Coconut) Macarons with Strawberry Buttercream – Almond Macarons with Earl Grey Ganache – Chocolate Macarons with Raspberry Buttercream

Feb
8
Thu
Open Mic Night – Every Thursday
Feb 8 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm

EVERY THURSDAY | 7:30 PM
Music | Spoken Word | Comedy | More

Hosted by Don Lowe

Hunt Hill Farm is excited to announce OpenMic night every Thursday night, beginning on November 2nd. Please stop by to see local performing artists hosted by renowned Don Lowe.

Feb
9
Fri
Indian Classics
Feb 9 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Chef Clara Park, Season 20 “Chopped” Champion

Ages 21 and Older

Hands-On Participation

$100pp

Class Description:  The cuisine of India is rapidly becoming a favorite in America.  There are many great local restaurants serving authentic Indian food; however, you too can cook up this tasty cuisine in your own kitchen with ease.  Chef Clara Park, a Season 20 “Chopped” Champion will teach you how to combine Indian spices to create some favorite classic Indian dishes.  Instead of going out to enjoy authentic Indian food, join us in the kitchen at Hunt Hill Farm and learn how to prepare great Indian food in your own home.

Menu:  Chicken Tikka Masala – Lamb Vindaloo – Chicken Biryani – Shrimp Curry – Naan

Feb
10
Sat
Hello Saigon
Feb 10 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Chef Clara Park, Season 20 “Chopped” Champion

Ages 21 and Older

Hands-On Participation

$100 pp

Class Description:  Chef Clara Park is a Season 20 “Chopped” Champion and is well versed in a variety of ethnic cuisines.  In this class, she shares some of her favorite flavor-forward Vietnamese dishes.  If you have always wanted to learn how to make a great bowl of Pho or a delicious Banh Mi, join us for this class and learn how!  You will also learn helpful tips for making fresh Spring Rolls and Summer Rolls with tasty dipping sauces.  This is a hands-on class that is sure to be great fun!

 

Menu:  Beef Pho – Chicken Banh Mi – Lemongrass Pork Chops – Summer Rolls – Spring Rolls

Spicy Szechuan Cooking
Feb 10 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Chef Clara Park, Season 20 “Chopped” Champion

Ages 21 and Older

Hands-On Participation

$100 pp

Class Description:  Some like it hot! … BUT Szechuan cooking is often misunderstood.  Is it spicy? …  Yes …but, by learning how to use the ingredients properly, you can adjust the heat level to suit your own taste.  This cuisine is all about using spices to excite the palate.  Join Chef Clara Park, talented Chef and Season 20 “Chopped” Champion, as she teaches you the secrets to some of her favorite “spicy” Szechuan dishes.

Menu:  Dan Noodles – Spicy Cucumbers – Cumin-Spiced Lamb – Dry Pepper-Style Beef – Kung Pao Chicken

Feb
11
Sun
Mommy & Me: Crazy for Cupcakes
Feb 11 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Hands-On Participation

All Ages

$50*

Class Description:  Everyone is crazy for cupcakes lately!  Spend some quality time with your child while making this favorite sweet treat together.   We will share tips for making delicious cupcakes that bake up moist and fluffy and then we will encourage groups to use their creativity to create their own special cupcake designs.  Say “I Love You” with a cupcake … or two!

*Price is per team of 2

Menu:  Red Velvet Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting – Chocolate Cupcakes with Creamy Vanilla Frosting – Vanilla Cupcakes with Milk-Chocolate Frosting – Coconut Cupcakes with Seven-Minute Frosting

Feb
13
Tue
Celebrating Mardi Gras!
Feb 13 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Hands-On Participation

Ages 18 and Older

$95pp

Class Description:  New Orleans is a food lovers’ paradise and Mardi Gras is a time to celebrate with food!  In this class your instructor will share classic recipes and cooking techniques while honoring the foods of New Orleans. You’ll learn about Cajun and Creole cuisine, special seasonings and techniques, and leave with the know-how to throw your own Mardi Gras party.

 Menu:  Old Bay and Beer-Boiled Shrimp with Remoulade Sauce – Chicken, Andouille and Sweet Pepper Jambalaya with Creole Sauce – Seafood Gumbo – Red Beans and Rice – Spinach Madeleine – Bread Pudding with Bourbon Sauce

Feb
14
Wed
Date Night: Surf & Turf
Feb 14 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Hands-On Participation

Ages 21 and Older

$110pp

Class Description:   Instead of going out to dinner, we invite you to bring a date, a friend, or loved one to celebrate Valentine’s Day in a unique and memorable way!  Join us for a fun hands-on cooking class where you will work with a Chef to create a fabulous surf & turf dinner.  Learn how to sear sea scallops, prepare a perfectly-cooked steak with a delicious lobster bourbon sauce, and how to make a classic crème brulee flavored with espresso.  This class will be full of valuable restaurant “secrets” that you can use at home to execute memorable meals with … or for … your favorite person.

Menu:  Tomato and Goat Cheese Tart with Basil and Lightly-Dressed Arugula – Seared Scallops and Grilled Strip Steak with Lobster Bourbon Cream Sauce – Cauliflower and Garlic Puree – Grilled Asparagus with Aged Balsamic – Espresso Crème Brulee

Feb
15
Thu
Open Mic Night – Every Thursday
Feb 15 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm

EVERY THURSDAY | 7:30 PM
Music | Spoken Word | Comedy | More

Hosted by Don Lowe

Hunt Hill Farm is excited to announce OpenMic night every Thursday night, beginning on November 2nd. Please stop by to see local performing artists hosted by renowned Don Lowe.

Feb
16
Fri
Chinese New Year
Feb 16 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Chef Clara Park, Season 20 “Chopped” Champion

Hands-On Participation

Ages 21 and Older

$95pp

Class Description:  We are celebrating the Chinese New Year in style at Hunt Hill Farm!  Work alongside the Chef and learn how to cook a traditional Chinese New Year’s feast.  This occasion is based heavily on symbolism and ritual and is intended to usher in wealth, happiness, good fortune and health. You’ll have fun learning about the food and culture, take home timeless recipes and learn techniques for Asian cooking that you will use over and over throughout the New Year.

 

Menu:  Jiaozi (Pork Dumplings with Dipping Sauce) – Chun Juan (Spring Rolls) – Crispy Shrimp with Chinese Noodles – Asian Flank Steak with Longevity Noodles – Chinese Almond Cookies

Feb
17
Sat
Wine 101
Feb 17 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Instructor Jan Smythe

Interactive

Ages 21 and Older

$95pp

Class Description:  There are about 20,000 wine labels available for sale in the US. Most shops have over 500; and if you look online, the number of possibilities could top 1,500 on any one site. Where do you start? With this class! We’ll dissect dozens of labels, discuss many of the most popular grape varieties, and explore some of the world’s greatest wine regions. You’ll taste white, rosé, and red wines; dry and dessert wines—12 in all. Your instructor has been in the wine business for more than 30 years and has visited wine regions on four continents. Join her to get an insider’s view of what to know in order to make sound wine-buying decisions.

 

Menu: 1 sparkling (US or France)

4 white (R, SB, 2 Chardonnay)

1 rose (traditional)

5 red (Pinot, Cab, Syrah, Aglianico or Sangiovese, blend)

1 dessert (botrytis)

Wine Pairing Dinner
Feb 17 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Chef Clara Park, Season 20 “Chopped” Champion

Hands-On Participation

Ages 21 and Older

$125pp

Class Description:  Pairing the right wine with a dish can elevate that dish to a whole new level.  The dishes created in this class will be designed to pair perfectly with the fruit of the vine.  In this class, Chef Clara Park will share some food and wine pairings that make for a memorable meal.  The class will create the meal while working in groups and then sit down and enjoy a wine-pairing dinner to remember.

 

Menu:  Chef’s Choice Based on Seasonal Ingredients Available and Wines Selected