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Terre Sisson of Charlottesville Wine & Culinary and Jim Winecoff of Mona Lisa Pasta have teamed up to bring community cooking classes to the Charlottesville area.

Come..learn..taste..enjoy yourself in a relaxed environment. Upon arrival you will be served a light appetizer to take the edge off your hunger. A light meal of all the savory preparations will be served along with a complimentary beverage.

Jim Winecoff and Terre Sisson present classes geared to the home chef who wants to enjoy cooking more. We focus on fine home cooking techniques and timesaving tips with a gourmet flair.

Call us now at 434-295-2494 to reserve your space.

Classes are held at Mona Lisa Pasta, 921 Preston Avenue.

A light meal of the prepared dishes is served along with a complimentary beverage.

Upcoming Classes | Mona Lisa Pasta


May 25, 2017    Thursday    7pm   $68   Participation


Asparagus White Bean Salad / Creamy Lemon Vinaigrette

Duck with Caramelized Orange Sauce

Smashed Potato Coins

Rhubarb Panna Cotta

Duck breast will be seared to crisp the fat then roasted to finish the meat and turn the fat to pudding. Rhubarb panna cotta is a sweet tart treat that demands being made ahead of time.

June 14, 2017    Wednesday    7pm   $68    Participation


Potato Napoleans

Spinach Wrapped Snapper

Jolly Green Brussels

Chocolate Mousse Brulee

Michel Richard, most notably of Citronelle & Central in Washington, DC sadly passed away in 2016. We'll honor his great place in American dining with this class featuring his recipes.

July 11, 2017    Tuesday    7pm   $68    Participation


Learn to make this fabulous bread. Get creative with toppings. Take home your own loaf!

August 28, 2017    Monday    7pm   $68    Participation


Shrimp Bisque a la Emeril

Terre's Panzanella Salad

Honeydew Granita

Our shrimp bisque is thick, rich, and satisfying, you'll definitely enjoy it year-round. Terre's panzanella celebrates the bounty of the season with tomatoes straight from Mr. Sisson's garden. If you've never had granita this is a great one to start your enjoyment of this frozen concotion.


Call Jim at 434-295-2494 or email to monalisapasta@earthlink.net


Call Terre at 434-974-7444 or email to terre@wineandculinary.com


•  Classes will be held at Mona Lisa Pasta 921 Preston Avenue Charlottesville, VA

•  Class duration will be 2 to 3 hours.

•  Classes are light participation format unless otherwise noted.

•  Class reservations are accepted with full payment.

•  Credit card information is required for phone reservations.

•  Payment by check or cash can be made at Mona Lisa Pasta or via mail.

•  We reserve the right to cancel any class due to insufficient enrollment. We will notify you, then

    refund the fee or apply it to another class as you so choose.

Class cancellations must be made at least two days prior to the scheduled date to receive a

    refund of the class fee.

•  The focus of the classes will be home cooking with gourmet flair.

•  Topics will be geared to easily obtainable ingredients, techniques and tips for the home

    kitchen,  and professional presentation.

•  Preparations will be of a complexity that will be welcoming to cooks of all knowledge levels.

•  The community can look forward to special classes that feature guest chefs and food and wine


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