Rustic Point Event Calendar

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!




Sep
17
Sun
Breakfast Club Crepes – Sunday Brunch
Sep 17 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Made popular in French bistros, this class is all about crepes. Join Chef Mark as he shows you how easy crepes really are to make! So versatile, crepes can be sweet or savory! This brunch menu features Peaches and Cream Crepes, Crepes stuffed with Crabmeat with a Fried Egg and Pico de Gallo, and Fresh Berry Crepes. Brunch will include mimosas and Bloody Marys! Ooh La La!




Sep
20
Wed
OktoberFest
Sep 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Get a taste of authentic Bavaria with this German inspired cuisine. Chef Mark kicks it off by preparing German Ham-Wrapped Figs with a Marinated Bean Salad and Hazelnuts. The star of the Fest is Sweet Mustard Crusted Pork Tenderloin, served in a Dark Beer Sauce with Brussel Sprout Leaves. Tenderloin is accompanied with crispy potato pancakes with a creamy Sauerkraut.  This evening includes dinner and complimentary wine and beer.




Sep
22
Fri
Cooking With Cocktails – Sold Out!
Sep 22 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

This cocktail inspired class covers a wide range of tastes and techniques! Chef Mark starts with Garlic and Chili Sautéed shrimp with a Bloody Mary cocktail sauce! Next up on this culinary pub crawl is Mojito Glazed Pork Skewers with Cilantro and Garlic sauce followed by Margarita Marinated Grilled Chicken Tacos with Lime Crema and Pickled Onions. The final stop is a Pina Colada Panna Cotta. Complimentary wine accompanies this meal!




Sep
27
Wed
Use Your Noodle – Handmade Pasta
Sep 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

For the home cook, the idea of making fresh pasta may be slightly intimidating. However, learn just how easy it is to make fresh pasta by hand! You may never buy dry pasta again. Featured menu includes rich, creamy hand-made fettuccine Primavera with fresh veggies, and hand-made cavatelli in a fresh tomato sauce. This evening includes complimentary wine.




Sep
29
Fri
Everything’s Better with Bacon! Sold Out!
Sep 29 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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.




Oct
3
Tue
South of the Border – Mexican Food Truck
Oct 3 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join Chef Mark for this zesty class where you will learn to cook traditional Mexican cuisine, Food Truck style! Featured menu includes Pan Roasted Salsa and homemade guacamole, Mexican Street Tacos with Shrimp, accompanied by Roasted Mexican Corn on the Cob. Chef steps you through a Traditional Green Chili using our Fresh Roasted Chiles served over fried Chile Rellenos. Of course, we’ll have Margaritas … What’s a fiesta without Margaritas? Ole!




Oct
6
Fri
Surf & Turf Jamaican Style
Oct 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Chef Mark takes inspiration from the Caribbean island, Jamaica! Known as much for its creative, flavorful foods as its Steel Drums! Chef starts with a traditional dish, Jamaica a rich, Dumpling Soup made with fresh Spinners and Sinkers (dumplings!) The star of this evening’s class is a juicy 12 oz. Ribeye steak and Jerk Seasoned Gulf Shrimp with Pickapeppa Sauce, served with Jamaican Rice in a fresh Pineapple! This evening includes dinner and complimentary wine. Don’t Worry … Be Happy!





Oct
10
Tue
The Santa Fe Trail – Sold Out!
Oct 10 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join Chef Mark on the Santa Fe Trail! Inspired by Sara and Mark’s visit to New Mexico, this class menu features a Fried Green Tomato stack withApple, 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.




Oct
13
Fri
Make it Snapper! Florida Red Snapper
Oct 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Chef Mark is bringing the Florida coast to Evergreen! Start the class off with an olive bruschetta followed with the star of this evening, Florida Red Snapper! Enjoy this pan seared Red Snapper in a zesty Ginger-Lemon wine sauce accompanied by rice with a rich Lobster sauce. Complementary wine included with this delicious dinner class!





Oct
17
Tue
Walking in Memphis – Sold Out!
Oct 17 @ 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.





Oct
20
Fri
Marco’s Italian Cafe – Sold Out!
Oct 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Take a trip down memory lane with Chef Mark as he brings his first restaurant, Marco’s Italian Cafe, to the Rustic Point kitchen! This unique evening features recipes from Mark’s original menu. including a classic Capresa Salad, and Tortellini Brodo Soup with Fresh Basil. The main dish is a spicy Lobster Fra Diavolo showcasing  Lobster Tails and Clams tossed with a Bucatini Pasta in a flavorful tomato sauce. Complimentary wine accompanies this Italian feast!




Oct
24
Tue
A Taste of Northern Italy
Oct 24 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Chef Mark transports your taste buds to Northern Italy in this delicious class. This evening’s class begins with creamy Mussels with Bacon & Whisky. Learn a new twist on lasagne with this Asparagus Lasagne in Classic Béchamel Sauce, and a crepe-style Ricotta Manicotti. Complimentary wine accompanies this Italian feast!




Oct
27
Fri
Girls’ Night Out – Sold Out!
Oct 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

imagesGrab 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 Sautéd Halibut with a White Wine Lemon Caper sauce and Garden Fresh Risotto featuring Colorado Greens! This light yet elegant meal includes complimentary wine!




Oct
30
Mon
Guy’s Night Out – SOLD OUT!
Oct 30 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Broncos take on the KC Chiefs in this classic rivalry, Monday football night game! Join Chef Mark as he puts on a classic tailgating feast! Kick off the evening with zesty Fire Cracker Shrimp. Next up in this match-up are tangy Asian Chicken Wings and hearty Buffalo Chilli. Wine or Beer is included in this fun class!




Nov
1
Wed
Take Stock! 2 Day Stock Class! Noon – 1:30
Nov 1 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Chef Mark is introducing a monthly series of two-day courses, touching on cooking basics! This first class will be on preparing Stocks, the basis of many dishes, particularly soups and sauces. Classes are held over two consecutive days, from 12:00 noon to 1:30.

Day One of “Take Stock” will be learning to make a basic brown stock. Day two is making Beef Consommé made from the brown stock! Day two is topped off with preparing Chicken Sinatra from Marco’s Italian Cafe menu. Prepare Sautéed chicken breast in a red wine sauce with mushrooms, fresh tomatoes served over pasta.




Nov
2
Thu
Take Stock! 2 Day Stock Class! Noon – 1:30
Nov 2 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Chef Mark is introducing a monthly series of two-day courses, touching on cooking basics! This first class will be on preparing Stocks, the basis of many dishes, particularly soups and sauces. Classes are held over two consecutive days, from 12:00 noon to 1:30.

Day One of “Take Stock” will be learning to make a basic brown stock. Day two is making Beef Consommé made from the brown stock! Day two is topped off with preparing Chicken Sinatra from Marco’s Italian Cafe menu. Prepare Sautéed chicken breast in a red wine sauce with mushrooms, fresh tomatoes served over pasta.




Nov
3
Fri
Classic Beef Wellington
Nov 3 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

BeefWellJoin Chef Mark for this classic Beef Wellington Class. This is beef at its best! You will learn how to prepare this tantalizing beef dish and Chef will even show you how to buy a whole tenderloin and butcher it yourself! The Beef Wellington will be accompanied by “Duxelles”, a classic spread of French Heritage. Duxelles is a mixture of finely chopped mushrooms, cooked in a butter, shallot, garlic sauce. Beef is paired with roasted Brussel Sprouts. This dinner includes complimentary wine!





Nov
7
Tue
Wild Minnesota Walleye – Sold Out!
Nov 7 @ 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!





Nov
8
Wed
Wild Minnesota Walleye – Sold Out!
Nov 8 @ 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!





Nov
9
Thu
Wild Minnesota Walleye!
Nov 9 @ 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!





Nov
10
Fri
Wild Minnesota Walleye!
Nov 10 @ 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!





Nov
14
Tue
Twisted Tacos & Toppings – Sold Out!
Nov 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Chef Mark is bringing back Mexico City street food, and introducing a few twists on these tacos!  From the ocean, FishtacoBaja Fish Tacos will be prepared with fresh halibut.  From there, we travel to Mexico for the traditional Carne Asada Tacos.  Alongside this feast will be assorted toppings including cilantro lime salsa, pico de gallo & guacamole.  This evening includes dinner &  classic margaritas, Ole!  




Nov
16
Thu
Bourbon Street – Sold Out!
Nov 16 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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.




Nov
28
Tue
Go Coastal Lobster Pot Pie – Sold Out!
Nov 28 @ 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.




Jan
2
Tue
Food Truck from the Big Easy
Jan 2 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Food Truck finds straight from the Big Easy! Join Chef Mark for a new round of Food Truck dishes inspired by the always flavorful, New Orleans. A decadent menu includes a rich and creamy Lobster and Smoked Gouda Grilled Cheese with a spiced-up Mardi Gras Slaw. Duck Fat Fries with Rosemary Sea Salt served on the side completes the decadence! This class includes dinner and complementary wine.




Jan
5
Fri
Whiskey Business – Sold Out!
Jan 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Whiskey is the word of this new menu. Join Chef Mark as he steps you through these spirited, whiskey infused dishes.  Start off with Whiskey Shrimp glazed in a sweet whiskey Barbecue sauce. Whiskey Cedar Planked, French-Cut Pork Chops are the star of the night with Crispy Sweet Potato Fries and a bourbon creamed spinach! This class includes dinner and complementary wine.




Jan
9
Tue
South of the Border Fajitas
Jan 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join Chef Mark for this zesty class where you will learn to cook traditional Mexican cuisine. Featured class menu includes Pan-roasted Salsa & Homemade Guacamole served with homemade chips. Next, take on spicy Shrimp Fajitas accompanied by Spanish Red Rice and refried beans, Chef Mark style! Of course, we’ll have Margaritas … What’s a fiesta without Margaritas?





Jan
12
Fri
Key West Seafood Fest – Sold Out!
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!




Jan
16
Tue
Taste of Italy- Sold Out!
Jan 16 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Chef Mark transports your taste buds to Italy in this delicious class. This evening’s class begins with Mussels in a delicate white wine broth. Learn a new twist on an Italian Classic, Chicken Parmesan! The twist is you’ll make Crispy Chicken Parmesan but served over Pasta Alfredo with a sautéed Rapini (Broccoli Rabe) with Parmesan. Complimentary wine accompanies this Italian feast!