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An Authentic Italian Experience on The Mountain

Hosted by Chef Sandra Stefani

Oct 17  3:00pm - Registration is full 

Join us for a “hands on” Cooking Class and Dinner with Wine Class will begin by picking some fresh ingredients from The Many Hands Peace Farm on site, then we will prepare a four course dinner and enjoy the finished product with wine and good company al fresco weather permitting. Dessert will be served with Prosecco on the main deck with spectacular Mountain views.


Meet Your Host:


Chef Sandra Stefani

Chef Sandra Stefani Originally from Pisa, Italy Sandra arrived in Washington D.C. in 1979 and started her career at the famous Italian Restaurant Cantina d’Italia, learning to cook “hands on” from the late great Chef Joseph Muran de Assereto. Migrated to Miami in 1990, Sandra did catering consulting and cooking classes for private and corporate clients, until 2002 when she opened and operated Casa Toscana, a jewel Restaurant in Miami’s Upper East Side neighborhood featuring homemade unpretentious regional Italian cooking, cooking classes and educational wine tastings. Her latest Miami venture was the creation of Open Kitchen in 2011. A very simple kitchen totally opened serving European fares by day and becoming a cooking school by night. Retiring from ownership and recently calling the Mountains home, Sandra continues to share her knowledge and passion for Regional Foods and Wines thru cooking classes and dinners recreating an authentic Italian experience.

What We Will Be Feasting On

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Sunchoke Souffle, Field Greens, Edible Flowers, Citrus Vinaigrette.

Butternut Squash Risotto and Ricotta Stuffed Blossoms

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Fontina and Spinach stuffed Veal Rollatini, roasted Wild Mushroom Port Sauce

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Ricotta Pistachio Chocolate Semifreddo


October 17, 3:00pm 

3-4pm - On the Farm

4-6pm - Class Time 

6:00pm -  Meal Time 


Get closer to your food & learn new skills

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Once registered through the portal below, a confirmation email with a ticket will be emailed to you. 

If you have any questions please feel free to reach out to 

Ticket Options 

Registration is full. Thank you for joining us.

We look forward to seeing you on The Mountain!


Experience an authentic Italian dinner with farm tour and cooking class - $150

Experience an authentic Italian dinner with farm tour and cooking class with a one night accommodation in the lodge - $200