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Zoom Class: Love Letter to Calabria with Chef Michael Elefante of Mama Louisa’s

March 30, 2021 @ 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM


Tuesday, March 30, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM. Zoom Class: Love Letter to Calabria with Executive Chef Michael Elefante of Mama Louisa’s Italian Restaurant. Cost: $40.00 per household.

Fresh. Fiery. Delicious. That’s the cuisine from the southern tip of Italy’s boot. Honoring those flavor combinations, you’ll write a food love letter to the region with Executive Chef Michael Elefante in an evening dedicated to Calabria.

On the menu: Ricotta cheese you’ll make along with Chef, handmade and hand-cut fettuccine pasta, bacon chili jam starring the famous peppers from the Diamante region that are an integral part of the region’s cuisine, Brussels sprouts and mushrooms topped with hazelnut brittle, all coming together for an incredible dish. Molto bene!

This is the debut of our monthly series highlighting local dining at its best with Tucson Originals restaurants. Formed 1999, the Tucson Originals have been the driving force and model for similar groups across America who are working to preserve the culinary spirit of their communities. With the rapid rise of chain eateries, this alliance has helped many of Tucson’s signature restaurants survive and thrive. They’re your neighbors and friends who contribute endlessly to the betterment of our community. They’re the first to give when there is a need.

CLASS NOTES: This is a cook along class offered live via the Zoom app. You’ll receive an email with recipes and class details 5 days in advance. Some time-consuming steps may need to be prepared before the class.

Please use an email address you frequently check. Our emails can get caught in spam filters or blocked entirely, please contact us if you don’t receive the class information. All classes are nonrefundable. You can request a transfer to a different class up to one week prior to class. The Zoom link is not transferable or shareable.


Sponsored in part by TucsonFoodie.com. Tucson’s best restaurants, covered daily.


March 30, 2021
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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