We're bringing Divit back! This class features multiple vintages of vineyard-designate red and white wine from Burgundy. Divit will share his expertise as well as fun, first-hand accounts of travelling and wine-tasting his way through Burgundy.
Enjoy a selection of wines from the Tuscany region in Italy while learning some fun kitchen and food-related Italian phrases. Snacks will be provided, and seating will be limited.
Amico Gino classes are specialized pop-up style wine and language classes; they focus on promoting Italian culture while providing a fun and relaxed atmosphere perfect for date night.
Nothing says fall like pumpkin! But what's the best way to cook this iconic vegetable? Local chef Anna Gevorkyan will be sharing her three favorite pumpkin recipes, including a vegan salad, vegetarian stuffed pumpkin, and pumpkin lentil soup!
Join us for a Community Celebration & Annual Meeting Friday, Oct 25th 5-8 pm at the Boise Depot!
We're rolling out our new purpose statement: Stand Up for Honest Food
Find out what exciting new things are coming for the Co-op, and join us for some fun festivities:
Live Music by Julia Ketay Duo
Annual Meeting from 7-7:30 pm
Wine Tasting & Chef-Prepared Refreshments
Local Partner Award Ceremony
Depot Bell Tower Tours
All Co-Owners are welcome to attend! Please RSVP so that we can provide ample refreshments.
Join cooking instructor Anna Gevorkyan for a fun cookie decorating class for kids! Anna will pre-bake sugar cookies and will lead class participants in decorating cookies with a Halloween theme. Each participant will get to take home several cookies!
Curious about what makes a wine organic and why we should be drinking them? Join us for a night with Nate Frazier about the amazing world of organic farming. Learn the difference between sustainable and organic farming and what sets them apart. We will be tasting wines from all over the world, including sparkling and white wines to red and fortified wines. Enjoy this educating class in a relaxed and laid back style.
Join us for a cast iron cooking demo led by Chef Jin He'll show you to prepare a traditional Coq a Vin.
Wondering how you're going to get through the holidays this year? Wine and cheese are the answer. (We think they're the answer to a lot of things...)
The holidays are the perfect time for entertaining, but no party is complete without wine and cheese! Let Jackie and Corrin take the stress and guesswork out of choosing the perfect wines and cheeses. Our wine rep Jackie will feature some best picks for holiday table wines that go well with everything from turkey to figgy pudding, and our cheese countess Corrin will show you how to build a beautiful cheese board (hint: the secret is more than just cheese...). Come join us for an evening that is sure to warm your body up with amazing flavors and tastes!
With summer winding down, and fall quickly approaching, harvest season gives us an abundance of vegetables like beets, squash, tomatoes, and pumpkin to cook with. This class will show you how to make use of that backyard garden by using the yearly harvest to prepare a delicious Indian fare.
This is an interactive class and participation is highly encouraged.
Pumpkin sweet and sour subzi
Zucchini Potato and tomato subzi
Laccha paratha (Indian layered flat bread cooked on griddle)
Are food sensitivities making it hard to enjoy your family’s favorite Thanksgiving recipes? Bring your kids and learn to prepare nutrient-dense and allergen-free versions of your favorites! We’ll showcase fresh, seasonal whole foods with a fun Layered Sweet Potato Gratin (free of dairy, grain, and egg) and two different versions of Cranberry Orange sauce – one classic (low sugar) and one raw! Kids are encouraged to create and sample with us. Adults are free with paid kid’s registration. Each child will require a purchased ticket
Join us for a delicious tour of Piedmont and Sicily featuring wines from the Giovanni Rosso estate
This evening features wines from the Giovanni Rosso estate with delicious Italian food pairings. Take a wine tour from the Piedmont region in Italy to their Sicilian vineyards on the slopes of Mt. Etna. Giovannia Rosso is known for their Barolo wine, so we'll be tasting a few of those in the lineup. Annie Wallace from Vias Imports will be presenting the wine. And if the wine wasn't enough to be excited about, Boise Co-op Culinary Director Jin Yang and Executive Chef Chris Paquette will be pairing delicious Italian food with the wines to make this evening a true delight!
This is a great opportunity to try some delicious Italian wines without committing to purchasing a bottle. Though as always, we'll be offering 15% off the wines we feature in class that evening.
From champagne to port to the perfect table wine, you'll taste your way through perfect holiday wines.
Love the holidays but struggle on what to drink for the special occasions? Join us for a festive night of holiday wine pairings with Nate Frazier. Learn what pairs well with Turkey Day, Christmas morning, and what to drink bringing in the New Year. We will be tasting Champagne to Port, and everything in-between! Bring a loved one as we get ready for the most wonderful time of the year!
Join us for a fun evening creating your own piece of art! All materials are included and no experience is necessary, you will be provided acrylic paints and a 16" x 12" piece of weathered wood. Instruction by former Boise Art Museum Art Instructor and local artist, Lisa Benson.
This evening's painting will be "Paint Your Favorite Animal". Once you register, participants need to email a close-up photo of their animal to: [email protected] . Lisa will draw it onto the wood canvas and have it ready for you to paint in class. Lisa will show you how to paint it, step by step. Please note if you would like to sit by someone in class. Great gift idea!
Your first glass of wine and appetizers will be included in the class cost.
** This class sells out quickly, book your reservations early! **
Everyone loves warm, sweet foods around the winter holidays! Let’s get creative and learn some new recipes that use the natural sweetness of fruits, honey, and maple and avoid highly processed cane sugar. In this class, we’ll make scrumptious Paleo Cranberry Crisp (grain-, dairy- and egg-free) and a warm and creamy, kid-friendly Eggless-Eggnog. Kids are encouraged to create and sample with us. Adults are free with paid kid’s registration. Each child will require a purchased ticket.