In the Press: Mountain Town Olive Oil Co. Hosts Weekly Classes

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This summer the owner of Mountain Town Olive Oil Co. (Jessica McCleary) has been offering weekly classes at a new expansion behind her store. In the airy space, guests can relax while cooking expert and instructor Deanna Fitchat (owner of Deelicous Park City) teaches about pairings, flavor profiles, techniques, seasonings and more.

The interactive classes are designed for guests to experience smells, learn cooking lessons and, the best part, taste three-to-five dishes. In each class, Fitchat will prepare and give instruction plus the recipes, for each dish. Her style, said McCleary is to offer healthy dishes that are full of flavor and easy to recreate. McCleary pairs each dish with a reasonably-priced wine that will complement the dish.

The details:

Costs: $50, plus an optional $15 wine pairing

Includes: a gift bottle of oil or vinegar from the shop and a discount of 15% off anything in the store

Reservations are required. Call 435-649-1400 to sign up.

Upcoming events:

Latin Veggies on Thursday, Aug. 16 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Farmers Market Finds on Saturday, Aug. 25 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Steakhouse Sides on Thursday, Aug. 30 from 2-4 p.m.

McCleary posted a recipe for Greek lamb meatballs from a previous class on her website and says it is a crowd pleaser. Click here to get the details.

As printed in Dishing Park City

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