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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


April 17, 2019    Wednesday    7pm   $68    Participation


Spring Pea Soup with Ramps & Mint

Herbed Leg of Lamb

Crushed Griddled Bitty Potatoes

Southern Hummingbird Cake

Let's celebrate Spring offerings, and Easter Classics.  We'll cook up some lamb from Jim's farm, very local and humane! The cake, a Southern specialty combines pineapple, pecans, and bananas for moist deliciousness.

May 15, 2019    Wednesday    7pm   $68    Participation


Asparagus Quiche / Buttery Cracker Crust

Bibb, Quinoa & Egg Salad / Malt Vinegar Dressing

Southwest Shakshuka

Lemon Souffle / Strawberry Sauce

Eggs are delicious and economical anytime but we'll focus on dishes that make a satisfying dinner, and throw in an elegant egg based dessert.  There's no meat or seafood here.

June 11, 2019    Tuesday    7pm   $68    Participation


Making a Great Crust

Marinara Sauce

White Sauce

Topping Preparation

We'll cover everything bottom to top to make a great pizza.  You'll leave knowing how to make and stretch a crust, how to make great sauces, and how to prep and pair toppings and cheeses.

Gift Certificates Available  - call or email Terre


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


•  NEW- Dinner Parties in your home