Robbie and Amy’s Cooking Class at Beechwood Inn

Robbie and Amy’s Cooking Class at Beechwood Inn: Amy gave Robbie a an Artisan Pasta Making Class at Beechwood Inn for Valentine’s Day last year – they just made pasta yesterday. They made Fennel Sausage Crostini, Organic Micro-Green Salad, Spinach Pasta Filled with Cheese with Organic Tomato Sauce and Raspberry Rose Petal Sorbet.


Robbie and Amy’s Cooking Class at Beechwood Inn

Here’s the Recipes:

Artisan Pasta Making Class

Amy Adams

February 1, 2015

 Aperitif: Fennel Sausage and Fontina Crostini

2011 Beechwood Inn Viognier

Salad: Local Organic Micro-Greens, House-Made Pickles,

Aged Balsamic-Shallot Dressing and Extra Virgin Olive Oil

House-made Spinach Ravioli Filled with Mascarpone, Parmesan and Ricotta

Fresh Heirloom Tomato Sauce with Basil Chiffonade

Sour Dough Bread with Spring Ridge Creamery Butter

2010 Beechwood Inn Cabernet Sauvignon

Dessert: Raspberry and Rose Petal Sorbet

Fresh Brewed Coffee and Herb Teas

Grow, Cook , Eat – A North Georgia Cooking School at Beechwood Inn: Culinary classes make the perfect gift for that person who has everything and has been everywhere. You don’t need to be a great cook to enjoy the class. Learn the secrets of professional cooking.

Georgia Cooking School – Private Cooking Classes

Would you like a private cooking class for you and your sweetheart, or maybe for a girls’ night out. Join Beechwood Inn chefs in our modern kitchen and prepare a variety of gourmet meals including ethnic dishes from around the world.

Learn to:

  • Choose & prepare seasonal fresh and local ingredients
  • Use a variety of cooking methods and techniques
  • Present your dishes with style and visual appeal
  • Find sources for natural, organic and local products
  • Use proper food safety and handling
  • Pair fine and rare wines to your dining selections

The Instructors

Classes are led by Beechwood Inn’s Executive Chef David Darugh and are taught in Beechwood Inn’s Commercial Kitchen. Chef Darugh grew-up in his parent’s restaurant in Sonoma, California, and has studied at the Culinary Institute of America in Napa, Johnson & Wales in Providence Rhode Island, in Dijon, France and in Santa Fe, New Mexico. In addition to Chef David Darugh, his wife Gayle, the Inn’s Head Pastry Chef, will share many of her famous dessert and pastry recipes. Both have been named as “Best Chefs America 2013/2014.

View our Cooking Classes that you can take: