Rustic Point Event Calendar

Feb
28
Tue
Fat Tuesday Mardi Gras Celebration (Sold Out!)
Feb 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

It’s Fat Tuesday (it always feels like Fat Tuesday on cooking class nights!) but this is the real Fat Tuesday, Mardi Gras celebration! Chef Mark takes you down to New Orleans with all these cajun classics! Enjoy Shrimp and Sausage Jambalaya, Ham & Corn Beignets, Deep Fried Oyster Salad and of course, King Cake dessert, complete with the baby! This fun class includes complimentary wine and dinner.




May
11
Thu
An Italian Affair – Sold Out!
May 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Back by popular demand, Join Chef Mark for one of his favorite cuisines, a taste of Italy! Kick off the evening with a crisp, Buttermilk-battered Calamari with a traditional Marinara sauce, followed by Beef Braciola, a hearty, slowly-simmered homestyle southern Italian dish. It’s a cheese stuffed, tender flank steak served on a bed of pasta accompanied by sautéed wild mushrooms. This evening includes dinner and complementary wine. Buon Appetito!




Jun
16
Fri
Mise en Place with Key West Seafood Fest – SOLD OUT!
Jun 16 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Unknown-1Mise en Place is a french term meaning, “Everything in it’s Place”. That is the corner stone for food production. This special class includes all the preparation and organization that Chef Mark typically does before your class. Chef will walk you through the steps of preparing Red Snapper with Mango Salsa. Juicy tropical fruits cool the heat of the peppery spices from the Snapper. Accompanied by Saffron Rice with rich Fish Stock and delicious Baked Clams.




Jun
23
Fri
Great Steak Out – Under the Stars! SOLD OUT
Jun 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join Chef Mark for this amazing class where you will learn how to make a tantalizing steak dinner! We’re taking this one outdoors, weather permitting! Gather around the grill to savor tender, juicy steaks, accompanied by a classic, crisp wedge salad, hearty baked Potatoes with Wild Mushroom Ragout, Sautéed Veggies and finished with all-American Apple Pie! This evening includes dinner and complimentary wine!




Jun
27
Tue
Great Steak Out – Under the Stars! SOLD OUT!
Jun 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Encore presentation! Join Chef Mark for this amazing class where you will learn how to make a tantalizing steak dinner! We’re taking this one outdoors, weather permitting! Gather around the grill to savor tender, juicy steaks, accompanied by a classic, crisp wedge salad, hearty baked Potatoes with Wild Mushroom Ragout, Sautéed Veggies and finished with all-American Apple Pie! This evening includes dinner and complimentary wine!




Jul
7
Fri
Seafood Lovers Feast – Under the Stars! Sold Out!
Jul 7 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join Chef Mark for this amazing class where you will learn how to make an incredible seafood feast! We’re taking this one outdoors, weather permitting! Gather around the grill to savor sweet grilled scallops wrapped in prosuitto, with rich grilled lobster tails accompanied by bright saffron rice with fresh peas. This evening includes dinner and complimentary wine!




Jul
12
Wed
Farm to Table
Jul 12 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

images-3Great cooking starts with great ingredients, which is what “Farm to Table” is all about. Let fresh fruit and veggies dictate the meal, selecting organic from what’s in season. Chef Mark embodies this trend with market fresh ingredients. Classic Roasted Cornish Hens with fresh Rosemary is the star of this table, starting with a tangy, fresh Goat Cheese Salad, accompanied by Roasted Asparagus with lemon and olive oil, New Potatoes with Chervil and Shallots. Full course meal and complimentary wine included!





Aug
25
Fri
Great Steak Out – Under the Stars! SOLD OUT!
Aug 25 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Encore presentation! Join Chef Mark for this amazing class where you will learn how to make a tantalizing steak dinner! We’re taking this one outdoors, weather permitting! Gather around the grill to savor tender, juicy steaks, accompanied by a classic, crisp wedge salad, hearty baked Potatoes with Wild Mushroom Ragout, Sautéed Veggies and finished with all-American Apple Pie! This evening includes dinner and complimentary wine!





Sep
8
Fri
Shrimp & Crab Boil- Under the Stars! SOLD OUT
Sep 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join Chef Mark for this amazing class where you will learn how to make an incredible shellfish boil straight from the low country! We’re taking this one outdoors, weather permitting! Gather around the pot to savor sweet crab with shrimp, corn, red potatoes and all the fixins! Class kicks off with grilled gator kabobs! This evening includes dinner and complimentary wine!




Sep
15
Fri
Two to Tango – Date Night Dinner, Italian Style
Sep 15 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Bring your date and join Chef Mark for this amazing class where you will learn how to make a tantalizing Italian meal! There’s just something romantic about cooking together! A shared Antipasto platter starts this delicious evening, just as it would in Italy. Then Chef prepares Langostino Bruschetta, which is sweet lobster bites on toasted bread. Main course is Mussels Fra Diavalo, Fra diavolo means “brother devil” in Italian and refers to a spicy, tomato-based sauce. This evening includes dinner and complimentary wine!




Jan
12
Fri
Key West Seafood Fest – One Spot Open!
Jan 12 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Grab your shades and flip flops to join us on this Floridian journey! Chef Mark goes back to his Florida roots and prepares a Key West style seafood feast. Start with a coastal classic of Peel and Eat Shrimp. Learn how to make Florida’s favorite, the Famous Fried Grouper Sandwich with Yellow Crookneck Squash and Onions. Followed by a piece of refreshing Key Lime Pie! Changes in latitude, changes in attitude with this one! Wine and complete meal included in this evening’s class!




Feb
13
Tue
Fat Tuesday Mardi Gras – Sold Out!
Feb 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

It’s Fat Tuesday (it always feels like Fat Tuesday on cooking class nights!) but this is the real Fat Tuesday, Mardi Gras celebration! Chef Mark takes you down to New Orleans with all these cajun classics! Enjoy Shrimp and Sausage Jambalaya with Dirty Rice, Deep Fried Oysters and of course, King Cake dessert, complete with the baby! This fun class includes complimentary wine and dinner.




Feb
14
Wed
Sweetheart Dinner – Sold Out!
Feb 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Grab your sweetheart and Join Chef Mark for this amazing class where you will learn how to make a tantalizing meal! There’s just something romantic about cooking together, and each sweetheart will get a rose! Enjoy preparing sweet Seared Scallops with Smoked Salmon, rich Stuffed Maine Lobster with Crabmeat and Roasted Asparagus with Sweet Red Peppers. This evening includes dinner and complimentary wine!




Feb
16
Fri
Sweetheart Dinner II – Sold Out!
Feb 16 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Grab your sweetheart and Join Chef Mark for this amazing class where you will learn how to make a tantalizing meal! There’s just something romantic about cooking together, and each sweetheart will get a rose! Enjoy preparing sweet Seared Scallops with Smoked Salmon, rich Stuffed Maine Lobster with Crabmeat and Roasted Asparagus with Sweet Red Peppers. This evening includes dinner and complimentary wine!




May
25
Fri
Classic Beef Tenderloin – Sold Out!
May 25 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

This classic dinner menu never goes out of style! Join Chef Mark for this amazing class where you will learn how to make a truly tantalizing meal! Enjoy a classic shrimp cocktail, herb crusted beef tenderloin with mini Twice-Baked Potatoes and Glazed Carrots. This evening includes dinner and complimentary wine!




May
31
Thu
Surf’s Up! Surf & Turf Dinner
May 31 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Learn to make an elegant meal with this classic combo, Surf & Turf. Join Chef Mark for this tasty class that features the preparation of a juicy, Pan-Seared Prime Ribeye and a Broiled Lobster Tail served with melted butter. Roasted Peeled Asparagus with Balsamic Onions complete this class menu. This evening includes dinner and complimentary wine!




Jun
26
Tue
Key West Seafood Fest – Sold Out!
Jun 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Grab your shades and flip flops to join us on this Floridian journey! Chef Mark goes back to his Florida roots and prepares a Key West style seafood feast. Start with a coastal classic of Peel and Eat Shrimp. Learn how to make Florida’s favorite, the Famous Fried Grouper Sandwich with Yellow Crookneck Squash and Onions. Followed by a piece of refreshing Key Lime Pie! Changes in latitude, changes in attitude with this one! Wine and complete meal included in this evening’s class!





Jun
27
Wed
Farm to Table – Sold Out!
Jun 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

images-3Great cooking starts with great ingredients, which is what “Farm to Table” is all about. Let fresh fruit and veggies dictate the meal, selecting organic from what’s in season. Chef Mark embodies this trend with market fresh ingredients. Classic Roasted Cornish Hens with fresh Rosemary is the star of this table, starting with a tangy, fresh Goat Cheese Salad, accompanied by Roasted Asparagus with lemon and olive oil, New Potatoes with Chervil and Shallots. Full course meal and complimentary wine included!




Jun
29
Fri
Great Steak Out – Under the Stars! Sold Out!
Jun 29 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Encore presentation! Join Chef Mark for this amazing class where you will learn how to make a tantalizing steak dinner! We’re taking this one outdoors, weather permitting! Gather around the grill to savor tender, juicy steaks, accompanied by a classic, crisp wedge salad, hearty baked Potatoes with Wild Mushroom Ragout, Sautéed Veggies and finished with all-American Apple Pie! This evening includes dinner and complimentary wine!





Jul
3
Tue
All American Independence Day – Sold Out!
Jul 3 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join Chef Mark for this celebration of Independence day! Learn to make Traditional Southern Buttermilk Fried Chicken. Summertime classics of Deviled Eggs, Zucchini & Corn Sauté, creamy Mac & Cheese and Colorado Peach Cobbler round out this all American Menu! This evening includes dinner and complimentary wine!




Jul
6
Fri
Down By the Sea – Sold Out!
Jul 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

A delicious seafood dinner is on deck with this class! Chef Mark walks you through an easy yet elegant menu. The evening begins with King Salmon Cakes featuring wild caught fresh salmon with a combination of herbs and spices. The main dish is Red Snapper en Papillote (fancy for in paper!) accompanied by a light Lemon Orzo with Parmesan and Peas. Wine and complete meal included in this evening’s class!




Jul
7
Sat
Elegant Steakhouse Dinner
Jul 7 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

This delicious class takes you through all the makings of an Elegant Steakhouse dinner, at home! Chef Mark begins the evening with the preparation of Bacon-Wrapped Sea Scallops. The star of the menu is a rich, Blue Cheese Crusted Filet Mignon with a Port Wine Sauce. Classic steakhouse sides include Spinach Gratin with Potatoes and a mix of Roasted Colorado vegetables. Wine and a complete meal are included in this evening’s class!




Jul
10
Tue
Casual Italian Supper – Sold Out!
Jul 10 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Relax in the Italian Countryside with this casual Italian menu! Chef Mark starts class with a robust Meatball Marsala Slider. Use classic Italian ingredients to create a beautiful main dish, Italian Sausage, Peppers & Onions over Fettuccine Noodles accompanied by Baked Mashed Potatoes with Parmesan and Breadcrumbs. Complimentary Wine is included in this evening’s class!




Jul
12
Thu
Colorado Cuisine – Sold Out!
Jul 12 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

This class celebrates the cuisine of our own beautiful state, Colorado! Join Chef Mark as he explores local ingredients, juicy Buffalo Steak Bites kicks off the evening. Next up is the preparation of a Salt Crusted, Whole Trout with a fresh Lemon Dill Sauce. Colorado Asparagus and Colorado Wild Rice complete this hearty menu. Go local with this one! Complimentary Wine is included in this evening’s class!




Jul
14
Sat
Cowboy Cookout – Sold Out!
Jul 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us for this Country Western Theme night, but this isn’t your typical Chuckwagon dinner! We’re taking this one outside! Gather round the grill as Chef Mark prepare Steak & Bacon Bites with Béarnaise Sauce and Grilled Baby Back Ribs! Colorado Corn on the Cob, and Backyard BBQ Beans complete this cowboy cookout! Spiked Country Lemonade is included in this evening’s class!




Jul
17
Tue
Time Flies When You’re Having Rum!
Jul 17 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Yo Ho Ho and a bottle 0f rum, Chef Mark is cooking up kitchen fun! Explore recipes straight from the Caribbean, where 80% of the World Rum is produced! Kick off the evening with Rum Runners, a classic Caribbean cocktail! Learn how to make Sweet Potato soup infused with rum and Seared Pork Chops with Coconut Run and Carmelized Pineapple sauce. Farmer’s Market fresh veggies complete the menu!




Aug
31
Fri
Shrimp & Crab Boil – Sold Out!
Aug 31 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join Chef Mark for this amazing class where you will learn how to make an incredible shellfish boil straight from the low country! We’re taking this one outdoors, weather permitting! Gather around the pot to savor sweet crab with shrimp, corn, red potatoes and all the fixins! Class kicks off with grilled gator kabobs! This evening includes dinner and complimentary wine!




Oct
9
Tue
Fall Farm to Table – Sold Out!
Oct 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Great cooking starts with great ingredients, which is what “Farm to Table” is all about. Let seasonal fruit and veggies dictate the meal, Chef Mark embodies this trend with market fresh ingredients. Begin with an earthy, Roasted Beet Salad with Goat Cheese and Arugula, followed by a Fall Vegetable Soup. Cedar Plank Pomegranate Glazed Salmon and Pan-Fried Brussel Sprouts with Ghee complete this class menu.  Full course meal and complimentary wine included!




Oct
10
Wed
Traditional Lasagna- Handmade Pasta Sheets!
Oct 10 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

From the heart of Tuscany, experience Lasagna Bolognese alla Béchamel. Chef Mark will show you how to make handmade pasta sheets to create this classic Unknown-1dish Lasagne. Chef makes rich bolognese and creamy béchamel sauce, and layer by layer, this dish builds delicious blends of flavor. Bring your appetite, this course includes Antipasta Salad, Lasagna Bolognese alla Béchamel and complimentary wine.




Oct
12
Fri
Big Easy Creole Cafe
Oct 12 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

From down on the Bayou, Chef Mark explores the Big Easy (New Orleans)! Kick off the evening with Cheese Sticks, followed by Barbecue Shrimp. A Creole staple, Crawfish Etoufee with Rice is the star of the menu, and decadent Bananas Foster finish off this class. Complimentary wine is included with this class meal.