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Friday, January 22, 2010

Love is in the air, and Wine should be in your glass.

 Valentine's Day is right around the corner, and what better way to celebrate with your beloved than with a class with the Wine and Food Foundation?  Cupid and the Kitchen and Heart Health for Wine Lovers are two events that food lovers and wine lovers definitely want to attend.  RSVP quickly as seating is limited.  Happy Early Valentine's Day and may everyone get a good dose of Oxytocin

TEAM CUISINE: Cupid in the Kitchen. Food + Wine = Love.
Tuesday, February 9, 2010
TIME: 6:00 PM
WHERE: Texas Culinary Academy
11140 Burnet Road, Austin, 78758
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COST: $65 Foundation Members
$75 General Public
RSVP: RSVP Required; Seating limited! Reserve a seat by calling the Foundation office at 512.327.7555 or visiting the WFFT website here <> .

Instructed by Culinary Department Chair Kevin Quinn of the Texas Culinary Academy, TEAM CUISINE offers a hands-on, in-kitchen opportunity to cook in a fun, small group setting. In honor of Valentine’s Day, Chef Quinn will take a few cues from Cupid, helping participants prepare a few recipes that are perfect for this romantic holiday. Chef Quinn will be joined by TCA Wine Instructor Jane Nickles, who will discuss a few featured wines that are guaranteed to get you in the mood for romance. The class will be divided into teams of two, each cooperating to create several recipes from start to finish. Chef Quinn will provide expert instruction and guidance throughout. Upon completion of the dishes, students will enjoy the fruits of their labor. A question and answer session will follow.
*Classes run approximately two hours, but can go longer depending on the menu. This is a hands-on cooking class.

Heart Health for Wine Lovers
Thursday, February 11, 2010
TIME: 6:00 PM
WHERE: Twin Liquors Marketplace, Hancock Center, 1000 E. 41st Street, Austin, Texas 78751
COST: $35 Foundation Members, $45 General Public
RSVP: RSVP Required; Seating limited! Reserve a seat by calling the Foundation office at 512.327.7555 or by visiting the WFFT website at

February is Heart Month and in honor of your ticker, we are teaming up with the Heart Hospital of Austin and Twin Liquors for a session on how red wine benefits your heart. Cardiologist Dr. Earl Dixon will discuss what has come to be known at the French Paradox – why do some Europeans have lower rates of heart-related disease and illness? – and lead guests through a presentation on the links between good heart health and wine drinking. This event will include wine and a few light hors d'ouevres.

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