*Abbreviations under the "Available" column: A = Available // NA = Not Available // R = Previously Registered // WL = Currently on the Wait List

An Afternoon with Chocolate and Wine

This course will have a very brief history of chocolate: where it is grown, how it is processed, the forms in which cocoa and chocolate are available, and which to choose. There will be cooking demonstrations and tips, tasting points regarding chocolate, and nutrition benefits for including chocolate in the diet…regularly. There will also be wines for the tasting, information on which chocolates these pair well with, and foods to taste that feature chocolate:  Recipes for each tasting and information on the best wine for each will be provided. Note: This course has an additional food/wine fee of $25 to be paid to the instructor.

Instructor Bio:

Penelope Ferguson, MS RD (Registered Dietitian), is a functional nutritionist interested in teaching better health can be achieved through improved diet and lifestyle changes. Penelope graduated from JMU. She has an extensive clinical nutrition medical background, but prefers teaching others to maintain good health and vibrancy through food. Whitney Matthews is the chef & owner of the SpiceSea Gourmet Food Truck in Charlottesville. Whitney has been in the culinary arts industry since 2007, graduating from the Culinary Institute of America and opening her own business in 2012.

Course Number Instructor Dates Day Time Location Available
B209 Penelope Ferguson Nov 6 Tu 3:00-5:00 p.m. YMCA WL

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