An Italian Remix Cooking Class Featuring Retro Rad Chef Emily Ellyn

Emily EllynAlright folks, I can’t believe there are still seats available for tomorrow night’s (Thursday, May 21) Retro Rad Dinner with celebrity Chef Emily Ellyn in the Epicurean Theatre.  What are you waiting for?  Her delightful remix of the classic Italian meal is going to knock your socks off, and you can bank on being fully entertained!

For those of you who are not familiar with Chef Emily Ellyn, let me educate you on her quirky, uptown flair.

Chef and culinary educator Emily Ellyn, is best known as the Retro Rad Chef from Food Network.  You would most likely recognize her in her fashionably funky cat-eyed glasses and shows like, Food Network StarCupcake Wars and Cutthroat Kitchen.  She even made a cameo cartoon appearance on the hit show, the Simpsons.  She graduated from the CIA (Culinary Institute of America) in New York, then traveled to Paris to attend graduate school at Academie Internationale de Management.  Don’t think she stopped there.  Chef Emily then went to earn two master’s degrees in Hospitality Management; one in Paris and one from UCF’s Rosen College of Hospitality and Management in Orlando.

EmilyWhat makes her unique from the other celebrity chefs?  She encourages everyone to dig through their mother’s recipe box, dust off their pressure cookers, and take the old and make it new.  She takes the retro, remixes it, and makes it totally RAD!

Pretty groovy right? The menu is a solid mix-up and includes: Giardiniera Egg Canapés, Salata Italiana with Lemon Vinaigrette, Homemade Ricotta-Taleggio Ravioli with a BOLDgnese Sauce, and finished with Carawayed by Strawberry Rhubarb Meringue Tartlets.

Did I mention, there will be WINE?  Hurry up already!

Tickets are $65 per person.  The class starts at 7 p.m. and goes until 9 p.m.
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