WILLIAMS-SONOMA COOKING CLASSES Join one of our cooking classes and learn the latest techniques for preparing a selection of innovative recipes. Classes are from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. EASY ITALIAN FOR EVERY OCCASION Wednesday, May 2 6:00 – 8:00 PM Anna-Maria Volpi MENU: Classic but easy Marinara tomato sauce, savory Italian pie filled with asparagus, fresh salad of Belgian endive, apple and oranges, and a delicious dessert of pan cooked peaches with pistachios. A TRIBUTE TO MOM Thursday, May 3 6:00 – 8:00 PM Amanda Cushman MENU: Coriander crusted tuna with cilantro lemon vinaigrette, roasted beet salad with chevre, orzo with shallots and thyme, and chocolate cakes with raspberry coulis. A SPECIAL SUNDAY FOR “MOTHER” Monday, May 7 6:00 – 8:00 PM Linda Steidel MENU: Spicy crab salad with avocado, creamy shrimp and scallops in pastry shell, roasted broccoli with crispy parmesan cheese and lemon soufflé cake with whipped cream and fresh mint. CELEBRATE MOTHERS WITH FRESH ITALIAN FOOD Wednesday, May 9 6:00 – 8:00 PM Anna-Maria Volpi MENU: Crepes in Sorrento Style with mozzarella cheese and basil, ginger flavored chicken with basil, asparagus bunches with prosciutto, and baked Grandmother’s cake with pine nuts. PIZZA AT HOME “3 WAYS” Monday, May 14 6:00 – 8:00 PM Linda Steidel MENU: Fried ricotta with little tomato salad, roman pizza with mushrooms and pancetta, grilled pizza with prosciutto, arugula and truffle oil, spinach and ricotta calzone, and oranges in balsamic and anise caramel almond crunch cookies. SIMPLE COOKING FROM THE ITALIAN COUNTRYSIDE Wednesday, May 16 6:00 – 8:00 PM Anna-Maria Volpi MENU: Pasta dressed with ricotta cheese and asparagus, pan cooked pork fillet with mushrooms and herbs, potatoes puree with fresh Italian parsley and spectacular baked tart with fresh fruit. A MEXICAN FIESTA Thursday, May 17 6:00 – 8:00 PM Amanda Cushman MENU: Best ever guacamole, chicken enchiladas with tomatillo sauce, refried beans with feta, ceviche, and flan. CLASSIC AMERICAN COOKING – MY HOUSE TO YOURS Monday, May 21 6:00 – 8:00 PM Linda Steidel MENU: Bibb lettuce with Meyer lemon-garlic dressing and mini pearls, barbeque baby back ribs, my best ever mac and cheese, baked beans with molasses and bacon, and carrot-cocount cupcakes with cream cheese frosting. EASY ITALIAN RECIPES Wednesday, May 23 6:00 – 8:00 PM Anna-Maria Volpi MENU: Antipasto Tartines topped with basil pesto, pasta with fresh tomato and basil, chicken scaloppini with Lemoncello liquor sauce, tender green peas pan cooked with white onion, biscotti all’uvetta, and simple butter cookies filled with raisin and flavored vanilla. BREAD: FROM APPETIZER TO DESSERT Wednesday, May 30 6:00 – 8:00 PM Anna-Maria Volpi MENU: Bread canapés with sage flavored pate, Tuscan basil flavored tomato soup, crostini topped with prosciutto and mozzarella cheese, and chocolate bread cake with dark raisin. GARLIC LOVERS Thursday, May 31 6:00 – 8:00 PM Amanda Cushman MENU: Garlic sesame ribs, roasted corn and red pepper salad, spinach with garlic ginger dressing and chocolate cakes with raspberry sauce. DINNER AT THE VILLA: COUNTRY ITALIAN Monday, June 4 6:00 – 8:00 PM Linda Steidel MENU: Mixed salad with caper vinaigrette, grilled chicken with garlic-herb dressing and grilled lemons, grilled eggplant parmigiano, and mascarpone tart with blackberries. A LIGHT ITALIAN DINNER FOR SUMMER Wednesday, June 6 6:00 – 8:00 PM Anna-Maria Volpi MENU: Spaghetti dressed with green zucchini squash and zucchini flowers, veal parmigiana with tomato and mozzarella cheese, green beans with tomatoes and prosciutto ham and clafourtis of summer berries. DAD’S SPECIAL DAY Thursday, June 7 6:00 – 8:00 PM Amanda Cushman MENU: Skewered shrimp with soy ginger sauce, best ever grilled steak, potatoes Anna, Caesar salad and strawberry shortcake with chantilly cream. A SALUTE TO DAD! Monday, June 11 6:00 – 8:00 PM Linda Steidel MENU: Spinach salad with bacon, black pepper and honey, Cajun-seared tenderloin of beef with oven roasted tomatoes and blue cheese, iron skillet red potato pie, and warm doughnuts a la mode with bananas, spiced caramel, and ice cream. CLASSY ITALIAN DINNER FOR FATHER’S DAY Wednesday, June 13 6:00 – 8:00 PM Anna-Maria Volpi MENU: Classic cannelloni filled with mixed meat and topped with white sauce, chicken breast braciole rolls filled with prosciutto and fresh mint, fresh green salad with Italian vinaigrette, and crunchy pistachio and raspberry biscotti. QUICK AND EASY ASIAN DINNER Thursday, June 14 6:00 – 8:00 PM Amanda Cushman MENU: Sesame crusted salmon, stir fry bok choy with shitakes, jasmine rice, and almond cookies. DINNER FOR EIGHT AT EIGHT Monday, June 18 6:00 – 8:00 PM Linda Steidel MENU: Watermelon gazpacho with chile and feta cheese, poached halibut with spicy citrus salsa and spinach, jasmine rice with garlic ginger, and cilantro, and banana and mango spring rolls with coconut-chocolate ganache. A FRESH SUMMER MENU Wednesday, June 20 6:00 – 8:00 PM Anna-Maria Volpi MENU: Pasta dressed with mixed seasonal vegetables sauce, fresh green salad with hard-boiled eggs and Italian vinaigrette, seasonal vegetables and bell peppers with Italian dressing and delicious soft mini-tarts with Lemoncello. LET THE FLAMES BEGIN: 4th OF JULY GRILLING Monday, June 25 6:00 – 8:00 PM Linda Steidel MENU: Greek salad with grilled shrimp and calamari, chicken and sausage with chimichurri sauce and roasted peppers, braised new potatoes with garlic and bay, and chocolate brownie s’mores. AMERICAN-ITALIAN CLASSICS Wednesday, June 27 6:00 – 8:00 PM Anna-Maria Volpi MENU: Spaghetti with meatballs in a thick rich tomato sauce, braciole meat rolls filled with mixed vegetables, sweet and tender green peas pan sautéed with prosciutto, and dessert of oranges with almonds marinated in Marsala wine. READY TO GRILL Thursday, June 28 6:00 – 8:00 PM Amanda Cushman MENU: Grilled turkey burgers with caramelized onions, portobellos over tabouli, corn and red pepper salad, and lemon almond macaroons. HEALTHY FISH AND SHELLFISH Thursday, July 5 6:00 – 8:00 PM Amanda Cushman MENU: Tuna burgers with wasabi mayonnaise, seared salmon with orange balsamic vinaigrette, sautéed tilapia with asparagus and cherry tomatoes, and chocolate biscotti. THE BEST OF 2007 Monday, July 9 6:00 – 8:00 PM Linda Steidel MENU: Coleslaw with pecans and spicy chili dressing with mint, grilled porkchops with black olive tapenade and roasted vine tomatoes, roasted summer vegetables, and double- crusted cherry pie with ice cream. LIGHT AND FRESH ITALIAN STYLE Wednesday, July 11 6:00 – 8:00 PM Anna-Maria Volpi MENU: Penne pasta dressed with shrimps and fresh herbs pesto, whitefish balls pan cooked with tomato sauce, green zucchini filled with herbs in a red onion cream, and strawberry sorbet with cooked fruit and cherries. MAIN DISH SALADS Thursday, July 12 6:00 – 8:00 PM Amanda Cushman MENU: Thai shrimp salad with Asian dressing, New York nicoise salad, Asian chicken salad, and strawberries with balsamic glaze. MATCHMAKING: WINE AND FOOD Monday, July 16 6:00 – 8:00 PM Linda Steidel MENU: Green bean salad with brioche croutons and tarragon aioli, lamb chops with Moroccan barbecue sauce, herbed potato soufflé with truffle oil, and bananas foster Tarte Tatin with ice cream. FRESH ITALIAN SALADS FOR A SUMMER DAY Wednesday, July 18 6:00 – 8:00 PM Anna Maria Volpi MENU: Salad with oranges in the Sicilian style salad with fennel and lettuce, southern style salad of celery and olives, Italian style potato salad, Tuscan bean salad with sage, salad of grilled mixed vegetables, and fresh seasonal fruit salad. SUMMER IN TUSCANY Monday, July 23 6:00 – 8:00 PM Linda Steidel MENU: Insalata Toscano, salmon cannelloni with lemon cream sauce, steamed asparagus with fresh bay and olive oil, and Tiramisu with Vin Santo. LIGHT ITALIAN MENU FROM SOUTHERN ITALY Wednesday, July 25 6:00 – 8:00 PM Anna Maria Volpi MENU: Small pennette pasta dressed with delicious salmon fish creamy sauce, sword fish pan cooked with fresh garlic and parsley dressing, rustic green salad with garlic bread croutons, and vanilla ice cream with cinnamon flavored fruit. SUMMER ENTERTAINING Thursday, July 26 6:00 – 8:00 PM Amanda Cushman MENU: Arugula salad with Parmesan crisps, seared tuna with ginger soy sauce, orzo with roasted shallots, and Amaretto cake. MEXICO: A FIESTA Monday, July 30 6:00 – 8:00 PM Linda Steidel MENU: Spicy cornbread salad, pan-fried halibut with poblano-corn relish, Mexican corn cakes, black beans with Cotija cheese, and macaroon shortcake with roasted pineapples and whipping cream. “LUNCH & LEARN” CLASSES Learn how to make great recipes during the lunch hour. Classes are from 12:00 to 1:00 pm. MEMORIAL DAY GRILL Friday, May 25 12:00-1:00 PM Linda Steidel MENU: Melon salad with arugula and goat cheese, grilled skirt steak with gorgonzola sandwiches, and raspberry and banana s’mores. SUMMER “LITE” Friday, June 22 12:00-1:00 PM Linda Steidel MENU: Arugula salad with grapes, pistachios and mustard vinaigrette, halibut in papillote with toasted couscous, and marinated strawberries with Angel Food Cake. MOROCCO FOR A DAY Friday, July 20 12:00-1:00 PM Linda Steidel MENU: Mixed greens with feta vinaigrette and grilled flatbread, Chicken Tagine with lemons and olives, couscous with chile and scallions, and jam-filled crepes. REGISTRATION Class Registration Begins Wednesday, April 25! For classes call (310) 546-1900 or please visit our store. Cooking classes cost $55.00 per person. “Lunch & Learn” classes cost $25.00 per person. Pre payment is required to reserve class space. Class spaces are sold on a first come first serve basis. We realize that cancellations sometimes occur. If your cancellation Is made 48 hours prior to the class, we will happily give you a full refund or apply the fee to another class. Otherwise, the payment is non-refundable and non-transferable. The menus are subject to change due to availability of ingredients and/or at the chef’s discretion.