Main content starts here, tab to start navigating
Mezcals
Yesenia Pimentel
Chef Ana Sainz

Virtual Mezcal Tasting Class & Dinner

$125.00

FUTURE OF DIVERSITY GUESTS:
MASTER MEZCALIER YESENIA PIMENTEL & CHEF ANA SAINZ
Yesenia Pimentel is a master Mezcalier—essentially a Mezcal sommelier. Her 2-year training period involved theory, written exams, and hands-on Mezcal tasting and production, from Mexico City to Oaxaca.
FOLLOW HER ON INSTAGRAM

Ana Sainz is the Marketing Lead for Content and Projects, as well as the Culinary and Community Events Specialist at Metropolitan Market. She is also a recipe developer and culinary instructor, and loves to share her passion for the richness of Mexican gastronomy through cooking classes. Ana co-created the food business incubator, a 12-week program on how to start your own food business and collaborated with renowned restaurant consultants in the area. 
FOLLOW HER ON FACEBOOK & INSTAGRAM

Virtual Mezcal Tasting Class & Dinner 
You'll gain a new appreciation for Mezcal as Yesenia guides you through this engaging, in depth, 1 1/2 hour comprehensive course. The class includes tasting four different Mezcals with intriguing pairings, such as grasshopper sea salt on orange slices, and apples slices with dehydrated coffee. After the class, you can enjoy the delicious and perfectly paired dinner from Chef Ana.

ORDER BY: Friday, May 20 
PICK UP AT LA SPIGA: Monday, May 23, between 3 & 5 PM

LIVE ZOOM CLASS: Monday, May 23, 6:00–8:00 PM
REGISTER HERE

Included in your kit:

FOR THE TASTING & CLASS

– 4 different Mezcals - 3 oz.each
– 3 Mezcal taste pairings:
    » Oranges + Grasshopper Sea Salt
    » Apple + Dehydrated Coffee
    » Dark Chocolate

– Placemat listing the featured Mezcals
– Agave information and types
– Aroma map – aromas to recognize in Mezcals

FOR DINNER

APPETIZER  
Heart of Palm Ceviche – Acapulco style with spice, orange, lime, tomato, cilantro, onions, ketchup

MAIN (choose one)
Mole Verde with shredded chicken and homemade tortillas (local nixtamalization)
–OR–
Vegetarian Mole Verde with mushrooms (or roasted cauliflower) and homemade tortillas 

DESSERT 
Brownies
with chipotle

Optional Add-ons:
These items may be added if desired—just click on order link and add to your cart separately.

– Add an Extra Dinner (no Mezcal): $50 ORDER HERE
– Add an Extra Order of Mezcals + Pairings: $75 ORDER HERE

Quantity
Please check errors in the form above