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.

Upcoming Classes

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

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Cooking Demonstration

Whole Grain Bread Baking Class with Claire Kopp-McWilliams

Monday, June 25, 2018  |  6:30PM
$175 Includes hospitality fee and house wine
Limited to 12 guests

Join Vetri’s Head Baker and Miller, Claire Kopp McWilliams, to learn about the fundamentals of bread baking using whole grains and natural leaveners. Claire will lead group discussions on ingredients, equipment, and baking technique, as well as demonstrate several recipes.

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Cooking Demonstration

Gnocchi Class with Chef Jacob Rozenberg

Monday, July 9, 2018  |  6:30PM
$175 Includes hospitality fee and house wine
Limited to 12 guests

There really is nothing quite like handmade pasta. Chef Jacob Rozenberg will demonstrate how creating pasta from scratch is simpler than one might think. This time around, it’s all about gnocchi! From the classic potato gnocchi to different variations, join us for an evening of learning all about and tasting these delicious dumplings. Demonstration will include a multi course meal and house wines.

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Dining

An Evening with Heather Thomason of Primal Supply Meats

Tuesday, July 17, 2018  |  6:30PM
$185 Includes hospitality fee
Limited to 17 guests
Optional Wine Pairing $135.00 (Wine by the glass and additional beverages available the night of)

Heather Marold Thomason is a whole-animal butcher and the founder of Primal Supply Meats, a company committed to sourcing direct from local farmers who raise animals in natural, healthy environments and manage their land responsibly. Primal Supply provides sustainable, pasture-raised meats to both professional kitchens and home cooks throughout Philadelphia via their wholesale and subscription programs and recently opened a traditional retail butcher shop on East Passyunk Avenue. At Vetri, we have been proud to feature products from Primal Supply Meats on our menu and are thrilled to have Heather at Vetri Cucina to host this event.

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Cooking Class

Pastry Class with Pastry Chef Pat Conroy

Sunday, July 22, 2018  |  12:30PM
$125 Includes hospitality fee and house wine
Limited to 12 guests

Time to indulge in everyone’s favorite course: dessert! Join us in the Vetri Cucina for an afternoon with our pastry chef, Pat Conroy, as he teaches you the skills of sweets. Learn tips and tricks to help you master many baking techniques with ease. After this class you’ll be sure to impress with your own delectable handmade treats.

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Cooking Class

Preserving the Taste of Summer with Executive Chef Matt Buehler and Mama Buehler

Thursday, August 2, 2018  |  6:30PM
$150 Includes hospitality fee and house wine
Limited to 12 guests

Summer is the season for fresh produce from your garden, local farmer's markets, or nearby farms. It can be so tempting to buy in bulk, since you have waited all year for the perfect strawberry or tomato.  When you grow your own, you end up with a surplus of fruits and vegetables. Luckily, there are several helpful ways to preserve your food so you can savor the goodness of these fruits and veggies long after the harvest is over.  Join Mama Buehler and son, our Chef de Cuisine Chef Matt Buehler in a class that will show you techniques such as canning, pickling, and jamming to preserve your summer harvest. Class includes a multi course meal and house wine.

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Dining

An Evening with Adrian Galbraith-Paul of Heritage Farms & Ann Karlen of Third Wheel Cheese Company

Tuesday, August 14, 2018  |  6:30PM
$185 Includes hospitality fee
Limited to 16 guests
Optional Wine Pairing $135.00 (Wine by the glass and additional beverages available the night of)

Time to enjoy summer's abundance! There's no better way to do so than with our local suppliers. Join Adrian Galbraith-Paul of Heritage Farm and Ann Karlen of Third Wheel Cheese Company as the Vetri Cucina team serves a multi-course menu filled with their delicious products.

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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