Norwegian Cooking Class with Sunny Gandara

In today’s world, we need connection more than ever. We have slowly lost touch with how to grow and cook our own food and how to respect our environment. Sunny Gandara aims to change that. Through this cooking class you’ll learn how to cook for health and pleasure – you don’t need to sacrifice one for the other.

  • Prepare and enjoy a 3-course “Norvegan” menu
  • Wine pairing with each course
  • Wine pairing tips at dinner
  • Complimentary ticket to one of Sunny’s virtual cooking classes

First Course

Purre-og Potetsuppe
(Creamy Potato and Leek Soup)
Served with dilled biscuits
Wine pairing: 2017 Querciabella Batàr

Main Course

Norwegian Kjøttkaker
(Norwegian meatballs)
Served with mashed peas, creamed cabbage, herbed potatoes and lingonberry jam
Wine Pairing: 2017 Querciabella Chianti Classico, 2016 Querciabella Camartina


Tilslørte Bondepiker
(Layered Apple Dessert)
Apple compote layered with silky whipped cream and topped with cinnamon-scented crumbs

Members: $180 per person.
Non-members: $200 per person.
Limited to 12 participants.

About Sunny Gandara: A native of Norway, professionally trained cook through the Institute of Culinary Education in NYC, holds WSET DWS Diploma, Certified Wine Educator through the Society of Wine Educators.

A multi-passionate entrepreneur, Sunny has worked as an international marketing director at record labels, a chef, wine buyer and marketing consultant, and most recently co-founded the vegan food and wine consulting firm where she creates recipes and designs plant-based menus and wine lists for restaurants across the U.S. and beyond.

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About Quericbella wines: Founded in 1974 in Tuscany, Querciabella enjoys the acclaim of the world’s most discriminating critics and consumers for its wines. In its uncompromising pursuit of quality, sustainability and authenticity, Querciabella has continually honed its approach to biodynamic viticulture for over a decade. With vineyards located throughout Tuscany’s Chianti Classico and Maremma areas, Querciabella exemplifies the mindful preservation of tradition through forward-thinking, albeit completely natural, winemaking.

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