Culinary Events Northwest: 3105 Alderwood Blvd., Suite Q, Lynnwood; 425-231-9239; www.culinaryeventsnw.com.
Cool chocolate sensations with Leslie Lightner, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. July 28, $45; chocolate mint cheesecake; double chocolate cream pie; chocolate banana trifle; fresh berries with white chocolate-sambuca cream.
Italian summer salads with Iole Aguero, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. July 29, $45; assorted bean salad with feta and olives; oven-roasted tomato pasta salad; orzo salad; tomato arugula salad.
Hot summer appetizers and cool cocktails with Conni Brownell and Leslie Lightner, 6:30 to 9 p.m. Aug. 4, $48; grilled shrimp with spicy lemongrass-chili sauce; charro negro cocktail; chipotle-pork sliders; mango tango margarita; gazpacho salsa with baked pita chips; smoky corn and tomato bruschetta; Cajun bloody mary; stuffed grilled calamari; tamarind punch.
Hot off the grill — surf and turf with Chris Starkenberg, 6:30 to 9 p.m. Aug. 11, $45; grilled salmon with pesto and herbed bread crumbs; grilled ribeye carne asada with black bean mango salsa; grilled broiler prawns with peach schnapps garlic butter; grilled “south of the border” chicken with roasted peppers; grilled seasonal fresh fruit with homemade ice cream.
Pacific Culinary Studio: 6915 Evergreen Way, Everett; 425-353-6468; www.pacificculinarystudio.com.
Kids Camp — farm tour with Dorrie Lee and Lindalee McCandlis, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 2, $40; for ages 9 to 13; learn about soil preparation, plant propagation, harvesting, storage, taste local fruits and vegetables; parents must bring participants to and from the farm.
Seafood on the grill, hands-on with Lesa Sullivan, 6:30 to 9 p.m. Aug. 5, $58; alder-smoked wild salmon; shrimp kebabs with zesty blackberry sauce; cracked dungeness crab with herbed garlic butter; oysters with cocktail sauce and mignonette sauce.
Resident Cheesemonger: 405 Main St., Edmonds; 425-640-8949; www.residentcheesemonger.com. Cheese tastings, noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays. Cheese classes, various times, dates and costs, see website for details.
Tutti a Tavola Cooking School: 3223 164th Ave. SW, Suite R, Lynnwood; 425-785-1286; www.tuttiatavola.org. All classes are hands-on with Joan Autry. Registration deadline is two days before class date.
Kids’ cooking class, noon to 3 p.m. July 31, for ages 14 and up; $30 per child, $50 for two; make spaghetti with meatballs and red sauce; homemade salad dressing; dessert pizza.
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