18 January, 2022, 22:40

This Week at the Carriage House: Zahlé Cooking Class & Dinner

Here’s what’s shaking this week at the Carriage House:

Demo Cooking Class & Pop-Up Dinner – Zahlé, Lebanon

6 – 9 p.m. Friday, September 29 • $80 per person plus tax and gratuity

The Around the Globe Culinary Tour 2017 continues with a class from chef Janos Wilder about Zahlé, Lebanon, which was designated as a UNESCO City of Gastronomy in 2013. Zahlé is also known as the “City of Wine and Poetry,” “Bride of the Beqaa,” and the “Neighbor of the Gorge.” Guests will enjoy a five-course dinner and beverages.

To purchase tickets, visit the Zahlé Demo Cooking Class & Pop-Up Dinner event page.

Coming soon to the Carriage House:

The GUT Block Party on Broadway

6 – 9 p.m. Friday, August 18 • $40 per person, $12.50 for children under 15.
Chefs plating at a Gastronomic Union of Tucson (GUT) dinner at the Carriage House (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Chefs plating at a Gastronomic Union of Tucson (GUT) dinner at the Carriage House (Credit: Jackie Tran)

The Gastronomic Union of Tucson (GUT), a team of chefs from different Tucson restaurants, has partnered with TEDxTucson to wrap up their summer dinner series with The Block Party on Broadway from 3 – 6 p.m. on Sunday, October 1.

While previous dinners were sit-down affairs within the Carriage House, the Block Party will be in Carriage House’s parking lot on the corner of Broadway Boulevard and Arizona Avenue

This time around, the event will feature four whole local pigs prepared in different styles by four different chefs. Additionally, a plethora of side dishes and desserts will be prepared by 20 chefs.

Beer samples will be provided by Barrio Brewing Co., Crooked Tooth Brewing Co., Dillinger Brewing Company, and Pueblo Vida Brewing Company.

The party will also be bumping with live entertainment by DJ Herm and DJ Alias. A percentage of the proceeds from the event will go to TEDxTucson.

Adult tickets are $40 and include all-you-can-eat food and four beer samples. Children under 15 can get all they can eat for $12.50. To purchase tickets, visit The Block Party on Broadway on Eventbrite.

Gastronomic Union of Tucson (GUT) Block Party Hogs
  • Matt Cable, Fresco Pizza – smoked
  • Michael Elefante, Mama Louisa’s – porchetta style
  • Obadiah Hindman, Mountain Oyster Club – La Caja China box-roast
  • Gary Hickey, Charro Steak – mesquite fire spit-roast

For more information, visit The Block Party on Broadway event page on Facebook.

Don’t forget: Sign up for any 5 classes and the 6th is “on the house!”

For more information, carriagehousetucson.com.

Jackie is a food writer and photographer native to Tucson. He loves corgis and still thinks rickrolling is funny. If you'd like to stalk him, visit jackietran.com and his Instagram @jackie_tran_.