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!
Explore the East coast with this New England inspired menu! Chef Mark will create a seaside atmosphere kicking off the evening with a fresh Spinach Salad, featuring Crisp Pears and tangy Blue Cheese. Mini Crab Cake bites accompany the main dish, Lobster Pot Pie! A rich, lobster gratin topped off with a buttery crumb topping. This class includes dinner and complementary wine.
Join Chef Mark for a Gluten Free evening, learn how to prepare a delicious menu, all gluten free! This evening’s class features a rich, hearty meal starring Prime Chuck Eye Roast, with a Robust Red Wine Gravy. Smashed Red Potatoes and a roasted Vegetable Medley round out this menu. Complimentary wine included with this class!
Belly up to the beer with this unique class and learn how to pair various brews with delicious food! Chef Mark has an awesome menu on tap! Beginning with a baked brie cheese topped with RP’s signature jams paired with an American Ale. Next up is a slightly sweet Coconut Chicken soup paired with a White IPA, and the main course, is Linguine Carbonara paired with a Belgian Dark Ale. Get hoppy with this class!
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!
It’s a well known fact that Elvis liked to eat, but we’ll leave his bizarre tastes at the door and focus on Southern cooking! Chef Mark was also influenced by Southern cooking and kicks off the night with Oysters Rockefeller. Learn how to make authentic Southern Catfish with Tomato Fritters and Fried Corn! Complimentary Wine accompanies this meal! If you are collecting RP Apron buttons, this would be a great class to earn the Best Dressed button … just sayin’!
Forget the typical “Tie” and treat Dad to a fun outing this year! Learn to make a delicious and savory Sunday Brunch menu! Chef Mark has the perfect brunch menu for Dads! Chef starts off the brunch with Florida Sunshine Biscuits with RP’s signature pepper jellies, and Fresh Fruit Chantilly (fresh fruit in a delicious cream sauce). The main dish is a hearty Prime Rib Potato Hash topped with a Classic Fried egg. Complimentary Mimosas and RP’s Bloody Mary’s included with this fun brunch class!
Join Chef Mark in the Land of Enchantment, our neighbor to the South! Inspired by New Mexican Cuisine, this class menu features the ever popular Zesty Jalapeño Poppers, Smoky Hatch Chile Stew and a very unique pasta dish! Capturing the flavors of a Margarita, this Margarita Pasta features Lime Shrimp with a hearty pasta! This class includes dinner and complementary wine.
Say What? Sous vide (pronounced sue-veed) is a cooking technique that utilizes precise temperature control to deliver consistent, restaurant-quality results. It’s unlike any cooking you’ve ever done before! Sous vide, which means “under vacuum” in French, refers to the process of vacuum-sealing food in a bag, then cooking it to a very precise temperature in a water bath. Join Chef Mark for this very unique class. You will prepare a Cowboy Ribeye steak with sweet Roasted Garlic and fresh Thyme. The steak is served with creamy Smashed Red Potatoes with Parsley Butter Sauce and Vegas Lime Butter Corn. This class is perfect for the Medium Rare meat eater! This dinner includes complimentary 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.
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
Join Chef Mark on the Santa Fe Trail! Inspired by Sara and Mark’s travels 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.
Grab your girlfriends and come in for a delicious night out! Chef Mark will start off the evening preparing salami and fennel crostini, followed by the main attraction, Delicate Sauteed Halibut with a White Wine Lemon Caper sauce and Garden Fresh Risotto featuring Colorado Greens! This light yet elegant meal includes complimentary wine!
Bacon, it’s not just for breakfast anymore! Go hog-wild in this “everything bacon” class! Chef Mark starts off by preparing a Beer Bacon Cheddar Cheese Soup, followed by Bacon-Wrapped Shrimp with a tangy Asian sauce. Bacon-Wrapped beef filet with sautéed porcini mushrooms and whiskey bacon brussell sprouts are the main attraction! This evening includes dinner and complimentary wine.
Rustic Point welcomes back Mama Mendoza! Mama will join Roger and Chef Mark for this zesty class where you will learn to cook traditional Mexican cuisine. If you’ve been to a cooking class, then you know Roger’s wicked kitchen skills! Come hungry as this menu will include all of Mama’s favorites – Authentic Street Tacos, Enchiladas and her famous, fresh Tamales! Of course, we’ll have Margaritas … What’s a fiesta without Margaritas? Ole!
Aloha! Chef Mark is takes inspiration from the Hawaiian Islands with this class. Chef starts with a classic Hawaiian dish, Lomi-lomi Salmon. Lomi means massage in Hawaiian and describes the method of preparation. The shredding (dicing) and mixing of the salmon is done by massaging the salted fish with other ingredients by hand! The star of this class is a Cedar Plank Mahi Mahi with Sweet Grilled Pineapple served with Poblano Fried Rice. This evening includes dinner and complimentary wine.
Ooh La La! Chef Mark is bringing your favorite French Restaurant menu to the Rustic Point kitchen. Impress your friends and loved ones with this extravagant meal. Start with a rich French Onion soup, always a hit! Using the art of Sous Vide, learn to prepare a Mustard-herb Encrusted Rack of Lamb, served with a hearty Potato and Celery Root Pureé. This evening includes dinner and complimentary wine.
Whiskey is the word of this new menu showcasing local distilleries. Join Chef Mark as he steps you through these spirited, whiskey infused dishes. Start off with Bourbon-Cured Salmon with Prosciutto & Dill, followed by a decadent Crab-Stuffed Filet Mignon finished with a Whiskey Peppercorn Sauce. Root Vegetables roasted with Apples and Chestnuts round out this menu! This class includes dinner and complementary wine and of course, a shot of the main ingredient!
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. You’ll start by preparing a crisp Grilled Caesar Salad. Then roll into pizza dough made from scratch, and you’ll hand-craft three different pizzas, Shrimp & Manchengo Cheese Pizza, classic Pizza Margherita, and a Sicilian Bolognese Pizza, Mama Mia! Complimentary wine included with this meal!
This delicious class was inspired by the cuisine of Wine Country but with a local spin! Chef Mark will start off the evening preparing a rich, creamy Colorado Corn Bisque. The main preparation is a Butter-Poached Lobster Tail served with Peas and Mascarpone Pasta. This tasty, elegant meal includes complimentary wine!
The tantalizing tastes of Sicily come to life in this Italian class. Chef Mark walks you through the preparation of traditional Fried Calamari, straight from the Adriatic Coast! Next up is the preparation of Steak Sinatra, a juicy NY Strip steak, pan-seared and oven roasted with a rich, Marsala Sauce. Finishing out the menu, is Fresh, Hand-Made Roasted Red Pepper Pasta! This evening includes dinner and complementary wine.