Rustic Point Event Calendar

Dec
27
Tue
A Big Pizza Pie – that’s Amoré!
Dec 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Around here, making homemade pizza is not just a meal, it’s an event! The whole family can even participate! Chef Mark shares all his techniques and tricks for making delicious gourmet pizza at home. Menu includes pizza dough from scratch, hand-crafted mozzarella cheese and homemade pizza sauce, Antipasta  Salad Skewers and hand-made ricotta cannoli finish off the evening! Complimentary wine included with this meal!




Dec
30
Fri
Wine Country Escape! (Sold Out!)
Dec 30 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us for this extraordinary class as we pair wine with Chef’s stunning menu, full of elegant flavors … simply divine! Begin with oysters in a champagne mignonette on the half shell, earthy Truffle Potato and coddled egg jars, (an egg poached in a mason jar with white truffle oil mashed potatoes), Halibut served on a Pea Mousseline with a Red Beet relish paired with Sauvignon Blanc, and finish with rich cheesecake paired with Pinot Noir.




Jan
3
Tue
Superbowl Bites
Jan 3 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Score a touchdown with these fan favorites for game time! Creamy and rich Chicken, Bacon Beer Cheese Soup starts off these tailgating temptations! Sweet and spicy, Asian-style Chicken wings, cheesy jalapeño poppers and Chef Mark’s Red Buffalo Chili round out this football inspired menu! Cold beer is on tap to wash down this super supper!




Jan
6
Fri
Tap into Tapas (Sold Out!)
Jan 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

A century old tradition in Spain, tapas are little dishes with huge flavor! These small plates deliver a big punch and are always a huge hit. Chef Mark will make Sangria from scratch at the beginning of class to set the tone! Featured menu includes Spanish shrimp skewers, Steamed Clams in a garlic saffron broth & Serrano Ham with olives! This evening includes dinner and Sangria!




Jan
17
Tue
Go-To Party Apps (Sold Out!)
Jan 17 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Time to wine and dine in this delicious, fun-filled class! Equally easy and appetizing, these recipes will dazzle your guests. Indulge in creamy and rich Crab Stuffed Mushrooms, fresh and bright shrimp ceviche, spicy Firecracker shrimp and clams casino, all paired with red and white wine!




Jan
21
Sat
Private Cooking Class – Booked
Jan 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

CookingClassTablesDid you know that you can book private classes with Chef Mark? You can, how cool is that? Work with Chef Mark on your special menu, or request a previous class menu and we’ll do the rest. Bring in a group for an intimate evening of cooking fun and friendship! Price varies depending on the menu. Call the showroom for details and to book your class!

Jan
24
Tue
Whiskey Business (Sold Out!)
Jan 24 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Whiskey is the word of this menu. Join Chef Mark as he steps you through these whisky infused dishes.  Start off with Whiskey Shrimp glazed in a sweet whisky Barbecue sauce, Bourbon Brown-Sugar glazed Brussel Sprouts with bacon,  tipsy sweet potatoes with crusted pecans and marshmallows and the star, sautéed Chicken Breast with Honey-Mushroom, Bourbon Cream sauce. This class includes dinner and complementary wine.





Jan
27
Fri
Private Cooking Class – Booked
Jan 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

CookingClassTablesDid you know that you can book private classes with Chef Mark? You can, how cool is that? Work with Chef Mark on your special menu, or request a previous class menu and we’ll do the rest. Bring in a group for an intimate evening of cooking fun and friendship! Price varies depending on the menu. Call the showroom for details and to book your class!

Jan
31
Tue
Whiskey Business (Sold Out!)
Jan 31 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Whiskey is the word of this menu. Join Chef Mark as he steps you through these whisky infused dishes.  Start off with Whiskey Shrimp glazed in a sweet whisky Barbecue sauce, Bourbon Brown-Sugar glazed Brussel Sprouts with bacon,  tipsy sweet potatoes with crusted pecans and marshmallows and the star, sautéed Chicken Breast with Honey-Mushroom, Bourbon Cream sauce. This class includes dinner and complementary wine.





Feb
3
Fri
Private Cooking Class – Booked
Feb 3 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

CookingClassTablesDid you know that you can book private classes with Chef Mark? You can, how cool is that? Work with Chef Mark on your special menu, or request a previous class menu and we’ll do the rest. Bring in a group for an intimate evening of cooking fun and friendship! Price varies depending on the menu. Call the showroom for details and to book your class!

Feb
7
Tue
Private Cooking Class – Booked
Feb 7 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

CookingClassTablesDid you know that you can book private classes with Chef Mark? You can, how cool is that? Work with Chef Mark on your special menu, or request a previous class menu and we’ll do the rest. Bring in a group for an intimate evening of cooking fun and friendship! Price varies depending on the menu. Call the showroom for details and to book your class!

Feb
10
Fri
Whiskey Business (1 spot open)
Feb 10 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Whiskey is the word of this menu. Join Chef Mark as he steps you through these whisky infused dishes.  Start off with Whiskey Shrimp glazed in a sweet whisky Barbecue sauce, Bourbon Brown-Sugar glazed Brussel Sprouts with bacon,  tipsy sweet potatoes with crusted pecans and marshmallows and the star, sautéed Chicken Breast with Honey-Mushroom, Bourbon Cream sauce. This class includes dinner and complementary wine.





Feb
14
Tue
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! Enjoy creamy New England style Clam Chowder, live Stuffed Maine Lobster and Red Potatoes. This evening includes dinner and complimentary wine!




Feb
16
Thu
Asian Style (Sold Out!
Feb 16 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Take a trip to the Far East and experience an Asian based class. Chef Mark kicks off the class with his version of the classic Asian Chopped Salad and Cream Cheese Wontons. The star of this meal is Asian BBQ Salmon with fresh Wasabi, Bok Choy and Snap Peas! This evening includes dinner and complimentary wine!




Feb
21
Tue
The Great Steak Out! (Sold Out!)
Feb 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Chef mark is bringing your favorite, classic steak restaurant recipes to the Rustic Point kitchen. Learn to sear the perfect New York Strip Steak accompanied by Baked Potato and rich Mushroom Ragout, roasted asparagus with truffle oil rounds out this delicious menu. Complimentary wine accompanies this meal.




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.




Mar
3
Fri
Steak House Dinner (Sold Out!)
Mar 3 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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Chef mark is bringing your favorite, classic steak house recipes to the Rustic Point kitchen. Learn to make the classic wedge salad, rich Beef Tenderloin, stuffed with asparagus, red peppers and Bleu Cheese accompanied by Baked Potato and rich Mushroom Ragout, roasted asparagus with truffle oil rounds out this delicious menu. Complimentary wine accompanies this meal.




Mar
7
Tue
Marco’s Italian Cafe – Sold Out!
Mar 7 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Chef Mark brings his first restaurant, Marco’s Italian Cafe, to the Rustic Point kitchen! Featuring recipes from Mark’s original menu, showcasing a robust Minestrone soup, Chicken Valdostana with prosciutto and Fontina cheese accompanied by Brocollini with Sweet Peppers. Complimentary wine accompanies this Italian feast!




Mar
10
Fri
The Santa Fe Trail (Sold Out!)
Mar 10 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join Chef Mark on the Santa Fe Trail! Inspired by Sara and Mark’s recent visit to New Mexico, this class menu features a fried green tomato stack with apple, bacon and pomegranate sauce and a tender filet mignon roasted with green chilis and topped with mexican cheese. Crispy Potatoes Rojo round out the menu. This class includes dinner and complementary wine.




Mar
14
Tue
Go Coastal Lobster Pot Pie (Sold Out!)
Mar 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Explore the East coast with this New England inspired menu! Chef Mark will create seaside atmosphere kicking off the evening with Steamers! For you landlubbers that’s steamed clams! The star of this evening is Lobster Pot Pie! A lobster gratin, a luxurious dish in itself, topped off with a rich buttery crumb topping. This class includes dinner and complimentary wine.





Mar
17
Fri
French Bistro Cuisine (Sold Out!)
Mar 17 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

images-2Ooh La La! Chef Mark is bringing your favorite French bistro menu to the Rustic Point kitchen. Impress your friends and loved ones with this extravagant meal. Start with rich French Onion soup, Chicken Francese, buttery lemon-wine sauce over lightly battered chicken with a crisp Haricots Verts Salad. This evening includes dinner and complimentary wine.





Mar
21
Tue
Wild Minnesota Walleye! (1 spot open)
Mar 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

WalleyeIt’s a fish-fry, prairie style! Not quite from the shores of “Lake Wobegone” but from the same great state of Minnesota! Join us for a fun-filled evening when Guest Host, Bob Meyer (Sara’s dad) works alongside Chef Mark to prepare Minnesota Walleye Almondine. This tasty fresh fish will be pan-fried using a traditional cast iron skillet! Rounding out the menu is a hearty, Wild Rice Medley with fresh Veggies! A complimentary glass of wine is included in this class!




Mar
22
Wed
Wild Minnesota Walleye! (Sold Out!)
Mar 22 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

WalleyeIt’s a fish-fry, prairie style! Not quite from the shores of “Lake Wobegone” but from the same great state of Minnesota! Join us for a fun-filled evening when Guest Host, Bob Meyer (Sara’s dad) works alongside Chef Mark to prepare Minnesota Walleye Almondine. This tasty fresh fish will be pan-fried using a traditional cast iron skillet! Rounding out the menu is a hearty, Wild Rice Medley with fresh Veggies! A complimentary glass of wine is included in this class!




Mar
23
Thu
Wild Minnesota Walleye! (1 Spot Open!)
Mar 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

WalleyeIt’s a fish-fry, prairie style! Not quite from the shores of “Lake Wobegone” but from the same great state of Minnesota! Join us for a fun-filled evening when Guest Host, Bob Meyer (Sara’s dad) works alongside Chef Mark to prepare Minnesota Walleye Almondine. This tasty fresh fish will be pan-fried using a traditional cast iron skillet! Rounding out the menu is a hearty, Wild Rice Medley with fresh Veggies! A complimentary glass of wine is included in this class!





Mar
24
Fri
Wild Minnesota Walleye! (1 spot open!)
Mar 24 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

WalleyeIt’s a fish-fry, prairie style! Not quite from the shores of “Lake Wobegone” but from the same great state of Minnesota! Join us for a fun-filled evening when Guest Host, Bob Meyer (Sara’s dad) works alongside Chef Mark to prepare Minnesota Walleye Almondine. This tasty fresh fish will be pan-fried using a traditional cast iron skillet! Rounding out the menu is a hearty, Wild Rice Medley with fresh Veggies! A complimentary glass of wine is included in this class!





Apr
3
Mon
Walking in Memphis
Apr 3 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Walking in Memphis takes you down south with a serious take on comfort food! This class features half of a Roasted Chicken with a sweet yet tangy bourbon, honey barbecue sauce. Creamed spinach, roasted rosemary Fingerling Potatoes and Bacon Hushpuppies round out this home-style meal! This evening includes dinner and complimentary wine.




Apr
4
Tue
Made in America (Sold Out!)
Apr 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Chef Mark walks you through these great American classics! Class kicks off with a crisp, traditional Cobb Salad, a California original! Delicate crab cakes made in classic Maryland style will tantalize the taste buds. Capped off by a nod to nostalgia, Steak Diane. Made with thinly pounded steak accompanied by a rich sauce of cognac, butter and shallots then flambéed table side right before serving! This evening includes dinner and complimentary wine.




Apr
12
Wed
Heart & Sole
Apr 12 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm


Join Chef Mark in this coastal inspired class. Learn to make classic stuffed sole. Sole is a delicate fish that is best served stuffed or baked. This class features Dover sole stuffed with fresh lump crabmeat in a light lemon wine sauce. A bright Asparagus Prosciutto and creamy Potato Leek soup round out the menu. This evening includes dinner and complimentary wine!




Apr
14
Fri
Food Truck Finds – Sold Out!
Apr 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Food Truck Finds is back and will not disappoint! Join Chef Mark for a new round of Food Truck Finds featuring zesty Fried Pickles, Chicken Fried Pork chops with a creamy country gravy and sweet corn cakes. This class includes dinner and complementary wine.




Apr
18
Tue
The Santa Fe Trail (Sold Out!)
Apr 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join Chef Mark on the Santa Fe Trail! Inspired by Sara and Mark’s recent visit to New Mexico, this class menu features a fried green tomato stack with apple, bacon and pomegranate sauce and a tender filet mignon roasted with green chilis and topped with mexican cheese. Crispy Potatoes Rojo round out the menu. This class includes dinner and complementary wine.