Rustic Point Event Calendar

Under a Tuscan Sky – Sold Out!
Mar 30 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Tastebuds travel to the Tuscan countryside in this Italian class. Chef Mark walks you through a classic Shrimp and Scallops Scampi appetizer, followed by a juicy Ribeye Steak with Rosemary and Roasted Garlic. Baked Polenta with Gorgonzola and spinach along with Roasted Balsamic Vegetables round out the class menu. This evening includes dinner and complementary wine.

Americana Sampler
Apr 3 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Showcasing recipes originating only in America! Chef Mark kicks off the evening with his Southern Crab Cakes recipe (heavy on the crab) with a sweet yet tangy Raspberry Chipotle Aioli sauce. Next up is Steak Diane, an American dish of a pan-fried  steak with a sauce made from the seasoned pan juices, generally  flambéed table side, served with Roasted Garlic Potatoes. This evening includes dinner and complementary wine.

International Food Truck Wars
Apr 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Food Truck finds with an International Flair! Join Chef Mark for a new round of Food Truck dishes starting off with Bulgogi, a delicious Korean Beef and Rice dish, savory beef cooked with soy sauce and ginger. Next up is Poutine, French-Canadian Junk Food! Crispy French Fries topped with Cheese Curds and Brown Gravy! Final dish is Moo Shu style,  Mushroom Wraps, made with Broccoli Slaw, Bean Sprouts and Onions. This class includes dinner and complementary wine.

Marco’s Italian Cafe – New Menu
Apr 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Chef Mark periodically brings back his first restaurant, Marco’s Italian Cafe, to the Rustic Point kitchen. This “Friday Night Special” features recipes from Mark’s original menu, showcasing hearty Tortellini En Brodo, Chicken Rollatini, which is a Chicken Breast stuffed with zesty Salami and Cheese, served in a mushroom sauce. Sautéed Broccoli Rabe completes this class menu. Complimentary wine accompanies this Italian feast!

Sunday Champagne Brunch – Sold Out!
Apr 8 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Learn to make a delicious and savory Sunday Brunch menu! Chef Mark starts off preparing a Minted Grapefruit Salad. Next learn to prepare a classic Oysters Rockefeller followed by the star, Salt-Baked whole Salmon with Fresh Citrus and Herbs. Complimentary champagne or mimosas included with this fun brunch class!

Pasta Trio – Quick Weeknight Pasta Meals
Apr 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Chef Mark brings you Pasta in three easy variations in this delicious class. These pasta dishes will become your weeknight “go-to” meal! Chef Mark begins with pasta blended with a Blistered Cherry Tomato and Basil Sauce. Next up is pasta with Sweet Butternut Squash and Sage Brown Butter. The final dish is an Italian Tuna Pasta. Complimentary wine accompanies this Italian feast!

Tap into Tapas from the Sea!
Apr 18 @ 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 steamed Mussels in a garlic Saffron Sauce, Spanish Calamaris Fritos (fried squid) and Garlic Shrimp Gambas al Ajillo. This evening includes dinner and Sangria!

An Affair to Remember – Sold Out!
Apr 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

OK, maybe a dinner affair to remember! Learn how to make this impressive meal to dazzle your family or friends. Chef Mark begins the evening with a rich tomato-pepper bisque. Next course is a perfectly Seared Halibut with Lemon Caper Buerre Blanc and Mushroom Leek Risotto. This evening includes dinner and complementary wine.

San Francisco Cioppino
Apr 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

CipinnoLeft 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! Complimentary wine is included with this class.

Twisted Tacos & Toppings – Sold Out!
Apr 28 @ 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!  

Souped Up Soups!
Apr 30 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

When there’s a chill in the air, nothing warms the belly like a bowl of soup! Join chef Mark as he creates two cold-weather inspired soups. Savory, rich Oxtail Soup, more like a hearty stew with rich beef broth and succulent tender meat and creamy yet hearty Butternut squash soup! This evening includes dinner and complementary wine!