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!
Order up! Chef Mark is bringing in all your favorite diner dishes! Chef starts off this savory class with old-fashioned Chicken Noodle Soup. Rocky Mountain Meatloaf with Pancetta and Mushrooms, with Garlic Mashed Potatoes and Gravy, rounding out the menu with classic Succotash featuring Sweet Corn, Lima Beans and Sweet Peppers. This evening includes dinner and complementary wine.
Join Chef Mark for this new spin on a classic Wellington Class, making Salmon the star instead of beef! You will learn how to prepare this elegant Salmon dish, perfect for entertaining. This class starts with a tasty appetizer of Mussels Marinara. The Salmon Wellington will be prepared with a fresh Tarragon sauce, then paired with French Green Beans with Almonds. This dinner includes complimentary wine!
Chef Mark brings you Pasta in three variations in this delicious class. This evening’s class begins with a robust Pasta Fagoli soup, followed by baked pasta “pie”, thin spaghetti with eggs and a cheese blend, baked to crispy perfection! The main course is a creamy Pesto Jumbo Shrimp Pasta with pine nuts. Complimentary wine accompanies this Italian feast!
Chef Mark will start off the evening preparing a tangy shrimp cocktail, followed by the main attraction, an oven-roasted, Halibut crusted with Macadamia Nuts served in a zesty Lemon sauce. Saffron rice with fresh Peas and Sautéed Asparagus finish out the meal. This delicious evening includes complimentary wine!
Time to wine and dine in this delicious seafood showcase! Equally easy and appetizing, these recipes will dazzle your guests. Indulge in No-Fail shrimp cocktail, creamy Crab Stuffed Mushrooms, tangy Mussels Marinara and Escargot Sauté, all paired with red and white wine!
Nourishing, vibrant, yet unassuming, paella has held a place of honor and practicality in Spanish homes for centuries. Join Chef Mark for a taste of seaside Spain, while learning how to make this traditional dish, with a masterful blend of chorizo sausage, shrimp and rice in a saffron based broth. Served with spanish potato pies and a complementary wine!
Head down south where Chef Mark grew up and discover the joys of classic Southern cuisine. Enjoy a crispy bacon and greens salad, country Ham Biscuits, and fried Catfish with hushpuppies. This class is filled with comfort food accompanied by wine!
Did 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!
Mise 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 sautéing and wine reduction, by preparing a delicious and tender Chicken Marsala topped with fresh asparagus, a robust Minestrone Soup and Tomato with Basil Bruschetta. This is comfort food at its best! This evening includes dinner and a complementary wine!
Mise 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.
Nothing says summer like Colorado Homegrown produce! Turn the table on typical soups and serve these refreshing summer recipes instead! Chef Mark will guide you through the process of making a zesty Gazpacho soup, a smoky Roasted Corn Chowder, heirloom Tomato Salad with Shrimp and grilled Colorado Peach, Onion and Bacon salad. This fresh menu includes complimentary wine!
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!
Brunch is back by popular demand. Join Chef Mark and crew for tasty Bloody Mary’s and a delightful French-inspired brunch class. This brunch menu features rich Eggs Florentine, flavorful Lyonnaise Potatoes and Tender Belly Sausage patties.
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!
Chef Mark travels to Northern Italy in this delicious class. This evening’s class begins with a robust Pasta Fagoli soup, followed by creamy, tortellini shrimp and crispy polenta cakes! Complimentary wine accompanies this Italian feast!
This is the Best of Food Truck Street wars! Learn how to make sweet, crispy Coconut Shrimp boats originating in Florida, followed by fresh and tangy Baja Fish Tacos straight out of California accompanied by New Orleans style Food Truck Fries, doused with garlic, herbs and a little bit of heat! This class includes dinner and complementary wine.
Whiskey is the word of this menu. Join Chef Mark as he steps you through these spirited, whiskey infused dishes. Starting off with a bang, Chef will prepare Bourbon Oyster Shooters! Moving on to the main attraction, a beef tenderloin with a rich, Portabella Balsamic stack and whiskey shoestring fries! This class includes dinner and complementary wine.
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!
Brunch is back by popular demand. Join Chef Mark for tasty Bloody Mary’s (featuring our own mix) and a delightful traditional brunch class. This brunch menu features rich, stuffed French Toast with Peaches and Marscapone, Savory Asparagus, Leek and Gruyere Quiche, and a Hearty Fennel, Smoked Salmon. Chef Mark will be demonstrating the smoking technique in class!
Great 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!
Left your heart in San Francisco? Find it right here at Rustic Point when Chef Mark covers the famous San Francisco classic, Cioppino! This is an impressive crowd-pleaser, yet so easy to make! Known as an Italian-American fisherman’s stew, Cioppino is a seafood lover’s dream! Chocked full of clams, shrimp, scallops, fish, crabmeat and mussels. Served with a crisp Kale Caeser Salad and crusty Bread to soak up every last drop! A complimentary glass of wine is included with this class.
Ooh La La! Chef Mark is bringing French classic cuisine to the Rustic Point kitchen. Impress your friends and loved ones with this delicious french meal. Start with rich French Onion soup, followed by Petite Blanquette de Polet, sounds fancy! Succulent chicken pieces and mushrooms are served in a velvety, tarragon white wine sauce with asparagus. Accompanied by creamy Potatoes Dauphinois, you won’t leave hungry! This evening includes dinner and complimentary wine.