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  1. Only 8 tickets left! Support the Arcadia Center for Sustainable Food and Agriculture. Create new family traditions with DC's only farm to table Seder! Monday, April 14, 2014 at 7pm at Equinox Join Arcadia to celebrate the Passover feast -- and the passing of winter -- to be held on the first night of Passover. There can be no better way to celebrate and learn than from two of the greatest culinary influencers in Washington, D.C.: Chef Todd Gray and Ellen Kassoff Gray. Sit down with fellow food fans for this this participatory dinner, and dig into the symbolic Passover dishes that are bel
  2. Spontaneous Cooking: It couldn't be simpler -- or more difficult. Visit the market, find ingredients, cook dinner. For all its benefits -- extraordinary vegetables, breathtaking herbs, perfectly ripe fruit -- that spontaneity imposes unique constraints as well. You are creating dishes out of thin air, without recipes or reference points. Scour the market with Tom Madreki, buy ingredients, and find out what it really takes to cook seasonally. Includes: A light lunch, plenty of wine, and an early supper. Date: Saturday, May 24, 2014 Time: 10AM to 3PM (approx ending time) Location: Washington
  3. Cocktail Culture to Benefit Arcadia! Cocktail culture is back! Are you ready? The simple cocktail is a mixture of spirits, sugar, fruit and water. Following a private tour through Catoctin Creek's historic, nearly 100 year old building and newly expanded distillery, you'll learn the art of mixology first with classic cocktails, then more contemporary and unusual ones, paired with simple, elegant eats. And, we'll show you how to make bitters -- the latest darling of bartenders everywhere. The class will be led by Scott Harris, founder of Catoctin Creek, and Emily Landsman, brand ambassador w
  4. Join the Arcadia Center for Sustainable Food and Agriculture to celebrate the Passover feast -- and the passing of winter -- at DC's only farm-to-table seder, to be held on the first night of Passover. Away from home for the holiday? Or curious about this ages-old Jewish ritual? There can be no better way to celebrate and learn than from two of the greatest culinary influencers in Washington, D.C.: Chef Todd Gray and Ellen Kassoff Gray. Sit down with fellow food fans for this this participatory dinner, and dig into the symbolic Passover dishes that are beloved and time-honored "¦ but given a m
  5. Food Photography Class (to benefit Arcadia Food, Inc) That Instagram of your delicious dinner somehow always look like a dog's breakfast? Join professional food photographer Molly M. Peterson for a late lunch and photo session at Iron Gate where she'll guide you through the right way to photograph food -- so it looks as good as it tastes. (And then dig in!) She'll share quick styling secrets, general photography advice, and will review your shots on site to give you immediate feedback -- and Arcadia will feature yourphotos online! Ticket price covers the food and props. Bring your DSLR, Lenses
  6. Food Photography Class (to benefit Arcadia Food, Inc) That Instagram of your delicious dinner somehow always look like a dog's breakfast? Join professional food photographer Molly M. Peterson for a late lunch and photo session at a D.C. restaurant where she'll guide you through the right way to photograph food -- so it looks as good as it tastes. (And then dig in!) She'll share quick styling secrets, general photography advice, and will review your shots on site to give you immediate feedback -- and Arcadia will feature yourphotos online! Ticket price covers the food and props. Bring your DSL
  7. Join master butcher Nathan Anda at the soon-to-open D Street location of Red Apron for a personal hands-on demo in breaking down a whole pig. Red Apron is the nation's first and only butcher to offer 100 percent Animal Welfare Approved pork -- from which Nate makes more than 100 varieties of charcuterie. Nathan will discuss the importance of sustainable practices, touch on the traditions and trade secrets of old world butchers, and lead a guided tour through the anatomy of the pig and all the delicious possibilities. Attendees will also be treated to a tasting of Red Apron charcuterie and a cr
  8. Whole Pig Butchery to Benefit the Arcadia Center for Sustainable Food and Agriculture Join master butcher Nathan Anda at the soon-to-open D Street location of Red Apron for a personal hands-on demo in breaking down a whole pig. Red Apron is the nation's first and only butcher to offer 100 percent Animal Welfare Approved pork -- from which Nate makes more than 100 varieties of charcuterie. Nathan will discuss the importance of sustainable practices, touch on the traditions and trade secrets of old world butchers, and lead a guided tour through the anatomy of the pig and all the delicious possib
  9. Cheese: The Art of Calculated Decay (to benefit Arcadia Center for Sustainable Food and Agriculture) Join the two visionary cheesemakers behind FireFly Farms award winning goat cheeses for a hands-on, educational and delicious dive into cheese. First, you'll start with cheesemaking 101 where you will learn not only the history of cheese, but the chemistry. Next you'll move into a tasting session where you can expand your cheese vocabulary, assess texture, pair with wine, and discover the flavor profile wheel. You'll end by cultivating your own cheese that you can take home. For you chemistry
  10. Remember that movie, "Big Night"? No? Call it up on Netflix or whatever you kids do today with the movies. Go on. Watch it. We'll be here when you're done. Now sign up for Chef Anthony Lombardo's master course in handmade pasta. With Lombardo's expert guidance, you'll learn how to turn the simple peasant ingredients into something that would make even Isabella Rosselini swoon (seriously, just watch the movie already.) Dig your hands into pastured eggs, the lightest, locally milled flour, and potatoes unearthed from fields nearby (maybe even Arcadia's). Then prepare to dig in.You'll roll you
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