Classes & Events

For guests interested in an immersive culinary experience, we offer a series of classes and events in our private dining space. From cooking demonstrations to regional dinners to wine seminars, our talented Vetri Cucina team and guest chefs are always developing new and exciting courses.

Advance registration is required for all events. New offerings are announced bimonthly via our newsletter and social media channels.

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Upcoming Classes

For those interested in learning more about the unparalleled quality of food, wine and service.

Pasta Class with Chef Jacob Rozenberg Sold Out Request Waitlist

Cooking Demonstration

Pasta Class with Chef Jacob Rozenberg

Monday, November 18, 2019  |  6:30PM
$195 Includes hospitality fee and house wines
Limited to 12 guests

Join us for an evening filled with tasting and learning as Chef Jacob Rozenberg demonstrates the process of creating pasta from scratch here at Vetri Cucina. Chef Jacob will feature a variety of pastas throughout the evening, all while providing guests with insight on the different cooking techniques and methods he uses to perfect homemade pasta! The demonstration will include a multi-course meal and house wines. *Gluten and dairy restrictions cannot be accommodated for this event.

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Collaboration Dinner with Cafe Lutecia Sold Out Request Waitlist

Dining

Collaboration Dinner with Cafe Lutecia

Tuesday, November 26, 2019  |  6:30PM
$225 Includes sommelier-selected wines and hospitality fee
Limited to 18 guests

Missed your chance to experience Cafe Lutecia's renowned Tuesday night dinners? Well, you're in luck! For one special night, Chef Valerie Blum is bringing the taste of the Basque country, of Cafe Lutecia - Chef Marc Vetri's favorite restaurant - to Vetri Cucina for one special night! Chefs Blum and Vetri will prepare a multi-course meal in the Basque-French tradition, for which Cafe Lutecia has been acclaimed for nearly 30 years! *Dietary restrictions, allergies and food preferences cannot be accommodated for this event.

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Sommelier Series: DOC Dropouts | Sunday, December 1st Sold Out Request Waitlist

Beverage Class

Sommelier Series: DOC Dropouts | Sunday, December 1st

Sunday, December 1, 2019  |  12:00PM
$150 Hospitality fee, multi-course lunch and wine pairing
Limited to 18 guests

Do you know how many rules are involved in labelling a bottle of wine "Chianti," or "Valpolicella"? A lot! The Italian DOC system has been viewed by some winemakers as more trouble than it's worth - and some rules are meant to be broken! This class will focus on the renegade winemakers that decided to leave behind the strict labelling laws of the DOC to make the wines they truly want to make. Join us for an afternoon of wine tasting and learning, while enjoying a multi-course meal prepared by our chefs in our private dining room. Let's drink to these rebels without a cause! *Dietary restrictions, allergies, and food preferences cannot be accommodated.

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Shola's Studio Kitchen Residency Sold Out Request Waitlist

Dining

Shola’s Studio Kitchen Residency

Monday, December 2, 2019  |  6:30PM
$300 Includes hospitality fee and sommelier-selected wines.
Limited to 18 guests

We are excited to announce that Chef Shola Olunloyo will be extending his residency through 2019! Join us in the private dining room June-December for a unique bi-monthly culinary experience in collaboration with Chef Marc Vetri and the Vetri Cucina team! *Menu is at the chef's discretion. Dietary restrictions, food allergies, and preferences will not be accommodated.

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Truffle Festival | Sunday, December 8th Sold Out Request Waitlist

Dining

Truffle Festival | Sunday, December 8th

Sunday, December 8, 2019  |  6:30PM
$950 Includes wine pairing and hospitality fee
Limited to 26 guests

The evening will begin in our beautiful second-floor private dining space, with a welcoming reception full of Champagne and decadent hors d'oeuvres. Next, you'll be escorted to the communally-seated first-floor main dining room, to take your rightful place among the truffle lovers of Philadelphia! Before you will unfold a lavish multi-course meal of antipasti, pastas, meats, fish, cheeses and indulgent desserts - all masterfully created to enhance and enlighten the guest of honor: fresh Alban white truffle. Chef Marc Vetri will be cleaning up brilliantly for the occasion, donning a tuxedo and white gloves, to shave truffles tableside on each and every course! Our good friend, Lorenzo Scavino, will also be on hand, having arrived from Piedmont, Italy, to pair a selection of Azelia Barolos, Dolcetto, and Barbera with the menu, and talk all things wine, Italy, and truffles... *Dietary restrictions, food allergies, and preferences will not be accommodated. Each guest will receive the same menu.*

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Dining

Truffle Festival | Monday, December 9th

Monday, December 9, 2019  |  6:30PM
$950 Includes wine pairing and hospitality fee
Limited to 28 guests

The evening will begin in our beautiful second-floor private dining space, with a welcoming reception full of Champagne and decadent hors d'oeuvres. Next, you'll be escorted to the communally-seated first-floor main dining room, to take your rightful place among the truffle lovers of Philadelphia! Before you will unfold a lavish multi-course meal of antipasti, pastas, meats, fish, cheeses and indulgent desserts - all masterfully created to enhance and enlighten the guest of honor: fresh Alban white truffle. Chef Marc Vetri will be cleaning up brilliantly for the occasion, donning a tuxedo and white gloves, to shave truffles tableside on each and every course! Our good friend, Lorenzo Scavino, will also be on hand, having arrived from Piedmont, Italy, to pair a selection of Azelia Barolos, Dolcetto, and Barbera with the menu, and talk all things wine, Italy, and truffles... *Dietary restrictions, food allergies, and preferences will not be accommodated. Each guest will receive the same menu.*

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Beverage Class

Sommelier Series: DOC Dropouts | Sunday, December 15th

Sunday, December 15, 2019  |  12:00PM
$150 Hospitality fee, multi-course lunch and wine pairing
Limited to 18 guests

*New date added!* Do you know how many rules are involved in labelling a bottle of wine "Chianti," or "Valpolicella"? A lot! The Italian DOC system has been viewed by some winemakers as more trouble than it's worth - and some rules are meant to be broken! This class will focus on the renegade winemakers that decided to leave behind the strict labelling laws of the DOC to make the wines they truly want to make. Join us for an afternoon of wine tasting and learning, while enjoying a multi-course meal prepared by our chefs in our private dining room. Let's drink to these rebels without a cause! *Dietary restrictions, allergies, and food preferences cannot be accommodated.

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FAQs

Q: What’s the cancellation policy?
A: Tickets are non-refundable. If you are not able to attend this event, someone else may come in your place. Seats cannot be transferred to a different event or class.

Q: What’s included with my registration?
A: Inclusions vary for each event. Please see specific event descriptions for details.

Q: How long are cooking classes and dinners?
A: Cooking classes and dinners last an average of 2.5 to 3 hours. The length of the event also depends on the evening’s topic and group.

Q: Do you contact the waitlist if tickets become available?
A: Absolutely! We always reference the names on the waitlist if tickets open up.

Q: Are cooking classes hands-on?
A: Our cooking classes are primarily chef demonstrations unless stated otherwise in the class description. Your chef/teacher is there to share his expertise with you and answer any questions you have while you watch, learn and eat. Guests are always welcome to interact with the chef and participate in the cooking process during the class.

Q: What should I wear?
A: Vetri Cucina does not have a dress code. Most people wear business casual attire for informal evenings like a cooking class. Others dress up for more formal occasions.

Q: Can guests under 18 years old participate in events?
A: Yes, but they must be accompanied by an adult. When applicable, a non-alcoholic drink will be given to them so they don’t feel left out.

Q: When are events posted?
A: Events are posted every two months. Be the first to know by joining our mailing list. You can also follow us @vetricucina on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter for the latest announcements.

Vetri Cucina matches all guest donations made to the Vetri Community Partnership