Events | Cooking Classes | Wine Education | Nutrition Classes
Check out our monthly specials right here in this month's edition of "Just Picked":
- November 2013 "Just Picked" Monthly Flyer
Fruit Center Happenings
We're celebrating our 40th anniversary - and you're invited!
Join us for our
FORTIETH ANNIVERSARY CHEF SERIES
of cooking demonstrations and instructional events
Proceeds to benefit the Milton Food Pantry and the Hingham Interfaith Food Pantry
All Chef Series events will be held at Marketplace Cafe, our restaurant on the second floor of our Milton location.
Kristin Beaupre/ Executive Pastry Chef. Tosca and Stars, Hingham
Monday, November 25* – 6:30p.m. - 7:30p.m.
*NOTE: November 25 is the correct date for this event - our November "Just Picked" flyer does not reflect the correct date.
Fee: $25 (includes a $10 Fruit Center gift card)
become A South Shore native and top honors graduate of Johnson & Wales University, Kristin oversees dessert menus at Tosca and Stars that range from classical to whimsical. Kristin will share with us her versatile recipe for Chocolate Shortbread Tart.
Click here to purchase tickets to our event with Kristin Beaupre.
Cooking classes are held in our Milton location, at Marketplace Cafe our restaurant on the second floor of the marketplace. The registration fee includes a $10.00 Fruit Center gift card, copies of the recipes prepared during that class, small portions of all dishes prepared that evening and a glass of wine. To register, please call 617-696-5274, Monday through Friday, from 9:00am to 4:00pm and ask for Mike Dwyer or purchase tickets online using the link below each class.
Holiday Appetizers with Connie Spiros - SOLD OUT
Tuesday, November 19 – 6:30p.m. - 7:30p.m.
Fee: $35 (includes a $10 Fruit Center gift card)
Cooking Coach Connie Spiros will help you create some party buzz with simple, tasty appetizers just in time for the holiday season. Menu details to be announced.
WINE AND BEER EVENTS
Wine and beer education classes are held in our Milton location, at Marketplace Cafe our restaurant on the second floor of the marketplace. The registration fee includes a $10.00 Fruit Center gift card, tasting notes and samples of each featured wine or beer. You can register by clicking on the link below the class description.
You can also register by calling Mike Dwyer at 617-696-5274, Monday through Friday from 9a.m. to 4p.m.
Wines for Thanksgiving with Dan Michaud - SOLD OUT
Friday, November 22 – 6:00p.m. - 8:00p.m.
Fee: $35, includes a $10 Fruit Center gift card
Dan Michaud, Director of Education for Ruby Wines, will join us for the eighth year in a row to pair his favorite wines with traditional Thanksgiving fare. We'll be serving turkey, potatoes and other holiday items prepared by our in-house chef and wine buyer, Tim Paulus.
From time to time, we have the opportunity to partner with some of our wine maker friends to create a full wine dinner event. Our wine buyer and accomplished chef, Tim Paulus, creates a menu to perfectly pair with each wine maker's wines. Over the past few years we've had the pleasure of hosting Clay Fritz from Fritz Winery, Sean Minor from Sean Minor Wines, David Whiting from Red Newt Cellars and Peter Stolpman from Stolpman Vineyards. Check out these wine dinner menus from past events:
All classes are held at Marketplace Cafe, our restaurant on the second floor of the Milton Marketplace.
- Cancellation policy: Class preparations are based on the total number of attendees. Also, due to limited seating, classes frequently sell out. Should you need to cancel your reservation, please contact us 48 hours before the event, otherwise your credit card will be charged.
All classes are held at our Milton location, at Marketplace Cafe our restaurant on the second floor of the Marketplace.
Holiday Eating - A Sane Game Plan
Thursday, December 5 – 6:30p.m. - 7:30p.m.
Fee: FREE but you must pre-register by calling Mike Dwyer at 617-696-5274, Monday through Friday, 9am to 4pm.
Wouldn't it be nice get enjoy the holiday season and make a New Year's Resolution that doesn't involve dieting? Since the average American gains one pound per year, and 75% of that is packed on during the holidays, you should have a sane strategy going into the holidays. Kara Kelly, Registered Dietitian from A Healthy Balance in Quincy, will:
- Tell you why the holidays drive us to pack on the pounds.
- Show you ways to make your holidays lighter without sacrificing your personal and family traditions.
- Identify triggers that cause you to eat more and learn ways to cope with them.
- Show you ways to get on track and stay on track this season.
About our nutrition education partner: Nikki Tierney, owner of A Healthy Balance in Quincy, is a Registered Dietitian and Certified Personal Trainer. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics from the University of Rhode Island, where she also studied exercise science, and then moved on to receive both her RD, and training certificate. Nikki founded A Healthy Balance in 2009 with the philosophy that living a healthy lifestyle isn’t about giving up your favorite foods and restricting yourself; it’s about finding a balance of proper nutrition, fitness, and incorporating healthy habits in your everyday life.
Sponsored by the Fruit Center Marketplace
Milton resident Connie Spiros welcomes guest chefs from Milton into the
kitchen to share their favorite recipes.
Shown weekly on Milton Cable TV channel 8, Mondays at 7:30pm and Tuesdays at 9pm.
» Download Show One recipes (Stuffed Shell's)
» Download Show Two recipes (Artichoke Nibbles, Berry Buckle)
» Download Show Three recipes (Roasted Red Pepper Compote; Radish, Goat Cheese and Watercress Sandwiches; English Trifle)
» Download Show Four recipes (Pecan Rolls (Sticky Buns))
» Download Show Five recipes (Bobotie)
» Download Show Six recipes ("A Lighter Fare" Beef Stew and Baby Spinach & Cherry Tomato Quiche)
» Download Show Seven recipes (Fruita di Mare over Linguine)
» Download Show Eight recipes (Gluten-free Baking)
» Download Show Nine recipes (Stuffed Zucchini Canoes, Marinated Red Potatoes, Sautéed Tomatoes and Artichokes)
» Download Show Ten recipes (Ashmont Grill Squash Soup, Ashmont Grill Mixed Bitter Greens w/Apples and Blue Cheese)
» Download Show Eleven recipes (Low-carb Chocolate Chip Cookies and Chocolate Dipped Strawberries)
» Download Show Nineteen recipes (Muffuletta)
» Download Show Twenty recipes (Grilled Pizzas)
» Download Show Twenty One recipes (Pork Medallions Piccata, Panzanella, Blueberry Sauce)