Many Arboretum Adult Classes & Programs Postponed or Canceled

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Programs that remain on this page are still open for registration!

Dine with a Chef
Classes & Workshops

Meet Twin Cities critically acclaimed chefs and fellow enthusiasts of seasonal, local dining during a delicious dinner or lunch! In addition to getting cooking tips from top professional chefs, you'll receive recipes, notes and recommendations. You can just sit back, watch the meal unfold, make new friends and dine.

apples and honey cooking ingredients

Cook-Along Online Live Class: Apples & Honey - From the Tree, From the Hive 

Thursday, September 10, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Joan Donatelle, Chef and Cooking Instructor, author of "Astonishing Apples" cookbook
David Donatelle, Chef, Beekeeper and Nutrition Coach

Celebrate the Minnesota apple harvest season with a centuries-old classic combination! Cook along in real time from your own kitchen as you watch and follow live with Joan and David from their home kitchen. Or choose to simply watch and enjoy the fun program:
  • Learn about apple history, Minnesota varieties, and nutrition
  • Discover innovative new ways to incorporate these ingredients into dishes
  • Enjoy David's stories about beekeeping, cooking and nutrition
  • Learn about local pairing of wines from Sovereign Estate, Parley Lake and Schram Vineyard. 
Class Menu
  • Applicious Bruschetta
  • Apple My Honey Salad
  • Apple Crostada with Honey Caramel Sauce

You will receive handouts with recipes, and gain a greater appreciation for apples and honey!

Zoom: Participation in this live online interactive class requires that you use the free Zoom video conferencing service. You may watch and participate through any smart device, such as a smart phone, pad or laptop. To get the best experience, we recommend you install Zoom on the device you plan to use.

How to register: Registration is per household using the same computer. One registration can cover multiple people cooking together in your household using the same computer. Register using the email address you want to use for communications about this class. If you would like to register multiple different households on different computers, please register them each separately with separate emails. Registered attendees will receive the link needed to join in their initial purchase confirmation by email, including recipes, shopping list and nutritional guidelines. The Arboretum will also send a reminder email with the link 2 days prior to the start date.

Questions? Send class-related questions to the Arboretum virtual host, Ann Bercher,

Limit 25, Live Webinar on Zoom platform

$20 member household/$25 non-member household ("household" may include multiple people cooking together in the same household at the same computer). Includes recipes, shopping list, and a live virtual class experience
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