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.
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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.
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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
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
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)
Vegetarian Mole Verde with mushrooms (or roasted cauliflower) and homemade tortillas
Brownies with chipotle
These items may be added if desired—just click on order link and add to your cart separately.