Rivertown Inn

Rivertown Inn - 306 West Olive Street - Stillwater, MN 55082 - (651) 430-2955

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Cooking Classes at Rivertown Inn



Rivertown Inn offers monthly culinary classes -- fun and informative three hour sessions that feature hands-on instruction, plentiful food and wine samplings, and a take home recipe booklet of the menus from the day.

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Pasta Basics
May 9th & 30th
October 10th & 24th

Once you learn how easy it is to make fresh pasta from scratch, you'll never buy it pre-made again.  In this class, you will learn step-by-step the basics of pasta-making, creating a fresh linguine with a Bolognese meat sauce and olive oil-based primavera.

Salmon 101
June 20th & 27th

Cooking seafood can often seem like a difficult undertaking, but it does not have to be! Salmon is a versatile fish that can be made a multitude of different ways, and in this class we will experiment with many of them.  Expect to grill, poach and sauté a variety of different salmon, learning the best tips and tricks to make your next meal a splash.

Thrill of the Grill
July 11th & 18th

Using the Big Green Egg – a wood fired grill – we'll create every course of a fantastic best-of-summer meal from salad to dessert. We will prepare a variety of rubs and sauces to make this meal truly legendary. This class always sells out quickly… reserve early.

Hors d'oeuvres
August 8th & 22nd

Hors d'oeuvres are a must for any cocktail party and they are the perfect start to getting creative in the kitchen. Let's explore the world of hors d'oeuvres and create popular party foods from around the globe including sushi rolls, empanadas, ceviche and more.

September 12th & 26th

Stressed spelled backwards is desserts. Coincidence? We think not!  This quote couldn't have said it any better. Learn to create some fun, classic desserts such as crème brulee, panna cotta and semi freddo. Celebrate with your special valentine during the month of February, or join us in September and relieve that back-to-school stress!

Thanksgiving Side Dishes
November 7th & 21st
Turkey is great, but let's be honest, it's all about the sides.  Together we will prepare a variety of fun side dishes and appetizers to impress your friends and family on Thanksgiving.

$75.00 per person plus tax.

Each class begins at 1pm.
Class is limited to six participants.
Advance reservations and prepayment required.

For reservations, please call

Please note that in addition to our regularly-scheduled cooking classes, private classes for 6 can be arranged on select dates. Please talk to the Chef or to a member of our staff for more information.