Entertaining with Ease Series: Celtic Christmas Celebration
This is a Hands-on Cooking & Wine Experience
Embark on a foodie journey this holiday season with the authentic Irish chef and cookbook author, Judith McLoughlin, while crafting traditional Irish fare. Experience the high standards of genuine old fashioned hospitality that Ireland is famous for and discover the rich heritage of Irish culture and cuisine in an elegant evening to remember, especially if you take home a copy of Judith's BRAND NEW cookbook to enjoy time and again.
You will first be met with a reception wine and light appetizers. You'll have a striking view of our impressive open demonstration kitchen. You'll don your apron, roll up your sleeves and Chef will walk you through the preparations your meal while you enjoy a sip your wine! Once you've completed your meal, you will sit down and enjoy it. You will also experience wines paired with the beautiful meal you've created.
Throughout the evening you'll learn about the recipes, food preparation, and the "why" behind the wines we pair with the meal.
All AWS cooking classes include an emphasis on wine, because that's who we are! You can expect 2 different wines to sample during reception/cooking and two wines paired with your meal for a total of approximately 3+ glasses. If you would like to add more wine to your experience, you can taste 32 different wines in our Enomatics (wine dispensing system) or you can order wine by the glass or bottle.
Shrimp in Garlic and Herb Butter with Crispy Breadcrumbs
Shaved Brussel Sprouts Salad with Almonds, Cranberries, and a Lemon Vinaigrette
Succulent Lamb Chops with a Chorizo and Leek Skirlie
Warm Chocolate Pie with Vanilla Bean Ice cream
And wine, expertly selected, to accompany your creations
Class will include:
- Hands-on cooking instruction by a professional
- Cooking techniques and entertaining ideas
- Light appetizers and wines to enjoy while cooking
- The meal you make and optional wines paired with it
- Delicious and easy recipes to make for friends and family
About Judith McLoughlin:
Over the past 10 years, Judith McLoughlin has become one of the most recognized Irish faces and brands in Atlanta, throughout the American South and abroad.
Coming from County Armagh in the heart of rural Ireland, she learned the techniques of the Irish culinary tradition from her family who had generations of experience in the Irish hospitality & restaurant business before deciding on a move to the United States with her husband Gary.
After spending a short time in the Boston area, they settled in Atlanta Georgia
where Judith started her own gourmet food business called ‘The Shamrock and Peach’.
Specializing in Irish cuisine, Judith has created her own unique food fusion by blending the techniques of her homeland with the newfound flavors of the South to great acclaim.
Judith has developed her brand into an emerging business encompassing her cooking shows, cookbooks, blogs, and tours. She is repeatedly asked to contribute to food columns in national newspapers and magazines on both sides of the Atlantic and leads numerous discovery tours from the United States to Ireland each year, showcasing the beauty and elegance of modern Ireland. You can find out more about Judith’s events at her website: The Shamrock and Peach.