Cooking Demonstration

Cooking Demonstration

Watch as one of our instructors prepares a three-course gourmet meal, then partake in each course. Enjoy a glass of Virginia wine for a nominal fee. Join us every Wednesday for this great Massanutten tradition!

Wednesdays at 1 - 3 pm
At Massanutten Conference Center
$35 | $10 with Adventure Pass (gratuity included)

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April Menu & Recipes

1st Course: Mixed Berry Salad with Honey Lime Dressing

  • 4 cups mixed greens
  • 1 pt. blueberries
  • 1 pt. blackberries
  • 1 pt. strawberries (sliced)
  • 4 oz. feta
  • Vidalia onion (julienned)

Honey Lime Dressing

  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • 4 limes (juice all four, use zest from two)
  • 3 tbsp. honey
  • 1 tbsp. Dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Mix all ingredients together.

2nd Course: Pan Seared Ribeye With Bacon Blue Cheese Cream Sauce

  • 4 8 oz ribeye
  • ½ cup bacon (chopped)
  • 2 garlic cloves (chopped)
  • 2 shallots (small dice)
  • ¼ cup white wine
  • 1 qt heavy cream
  • 1 cup blue cheese crumbles
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Pan Seared Ribeye
Heat oil in sauté pan on medium high. Once hot, place ribeye in the pan and sear for 2-4 minutes depending on thickness of steak. Turn the ribeye over and sear other side until preferred doneness.

Bacon Blue Cheese Cream Sauce
Heat sauté pan on medium high heat and then add in chopped bacon. After bacon is crisped add in garlic and shallots (do not brown). Deglaze the pan with white wine and add in heavy cream and allow to cook down by half. Add in blue cheese crumbles and season with salt and pepper to taste.


3rd Course: Bananas Foster

  • 1 cup unsalted butter (cubed)
  • 1 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon bourbon
  • 2 sliced bananas
  • 1 cup vanilla ice cream

In a small sauce pan, add brown sugar and butter. Melt on medium heat whisking to combine. Add bourbon and allow alcohol to cook off. Add bananas and pour over ice cream.