Amy Riolo | Schedule & Classes
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April 16, 2018

Les Dames d’Escoffier
Global Culinary Initiative
Dumplings Along the Silk Road
Presentation, Tasting, and Dinner

Hollywood East
Silver Spring MD

April 16, 2018

Great Day Washington

Appearance on WUSA9



April 19, 2018

What’s Cooking

On the radio with Luca Paris



May 2, 2018 @ 12:30 PM EST (First Session)

Wednesday Wellness Q&A Series
with Dr. Sam Pappas and Amy Riolo
Watch the Facebook Live Series at


June 15, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Mediterranean Sea Front (P) – $85 Per Person

Culinaria Cooking School, Vienna, VA

Inspired by the magical destinations in the Mediterranean, this menu takes rustic ingredients to new heights. Corsican Prawns with Chickpea Puree; Moroccan Style Grilled Tuna; Mixed Pepper Medley; Smoked Fish, Orange, and Radicchio Salad; Peaches in Basil Yogurt Cream


June 29, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Rome To Go (P) – $80 Per Person

Culinaria Cooking School, Vienna, VA

Rome’s street food makes it a food lover’s paradise. Learn favorites from Pizzerie and Tavole Calde that can be easily reproduced at home. Risotto Croquettes/Supplì; Pizza with Arugula, Smoked Salmon, and Mozzarella; Roasted Chicken with Potatoes; Traditional Tiramisu

July 14, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Provençal Market Dinner (P) – $85 Per Person

Culinaria Cooking School, Vienna, VA

French food encompasses much more than butter-laden sauces. Explore the vibrant flavors of Provence with dishes that are as fun to create, as they are to eat. Learn Southern French secrets for transforming fresh ingredients into culinary masterpieces that are both healthful and delicious. Provençal Olive Tapenade; Zucchini Beignets with Pistou; Bouillabaisse with Rouille; Bistro Carrot Salad; Fresh Berry Clafoutis

July 20, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Summer in Sicily (P) – $85 Per Person

Culinaria Cooking School, Vienna, VA

As the largest island in the Mediterranean, Sicily has hosted countless cultures over the centuries. As a result, it’s sweet and savory dishes are a microcosm of the best produce and techniques the region has to offer. Ancient seafaring traditions and rich history of the town of Trapani are highlighted in this easy and elegant menu. Sicilian Sweet and Sour Vegetable Medley; Swordfish with Olives, Capers, Herbs, and Tomatoes; Trapani Style Almond Couscous; Walnut Ricotta Cake

July 28, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Elegant Summer Entertaining (P) – $80 Per Person

Culinaria Cooking School, Vienna, VA

Even the most avid cooks want to spend as little time as possible in front of the stove in the summer! This menu is a medley of the best summer ingredients and traditional Mediterranean techniques to help you entertain in style – with minimum effort and maximum health benefits! Hommus with Yogurt and Pomegranate Seeds; Pomegranate, Roasted Red Pepper and Walnut Spread; Shrimp, Cucumber, and Boursin Tartines; Orange, Asparagus, and Avocado Salad; Watermelon, Feta, and Basil Kabobs; Strawberry Tiramisu

August 11, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Mediterranean Summer Seafood 101 (P) – $90 Per Person

Culinaria Cooking School, Vienna, VA

Even accomplished home cooks can sometimes become intimidated when cooking with seafood. But have no fear! With a few simple terms and techniques under your belt, you’ll be able to create succulent, restaurant-quality seafood recipes in minutes – perfect for fast summertime cooking. Italian-Style Halibut with Olive Oil and Grapes; North African Golden Calamari; Mussels in Tomato Saffron Broth; Moroccan Fish with Chermoula Sauce

August 18, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Classic Italian Flavors (P) – $80 Per Person

Culinaria Cooking School, Vienna, VA

Authentic Sicilian and Calabrian fare is so sensational that it makes eating healthfully a pleasure. Explore the flavors that have been passed down over centuries with a menu the whole family will love. Learn to work with traditional Sicilian ingredients to create a delicious, quick, and affordable meal, which is easy enough for weeknights but special enough for festive occasions. Penne alla Norma; Citrus Infused Tuna; Red Pepper, Yellow Tomato, and Artichoke Salad; Sweet Couscous with Pistachio Cream

September 2- 14, 2018

Greek Cuisine, Culture & Wellness Tour
Indigo Gazelle Tours
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Upcoming Tours

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Food History/Culinary Anthropology Services

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