Gerald Hirigoyen Food and Wine Pairing Class & Book Signing (Tasting 51)


Here is a late notice tasting for you…..


Education – Class
Wednesday, April 7, 2010
6:30pm – 8:30pm
Ferry Building, Port Commission Hearing Room
Basque by the Book: Food & Wine Pairing with a Master Chef: Gerald Hirigoyen: $90* or $70 without a copy of the book

Wednesday, April 7th 6:30 to 8:00 pm
Port Commission Hearing Room
2nd floor of the Ferry Building, San Francisco

Instructors: Chef Gerald Hirigoyen and Debbie Zachareas

$90* (Including an autographed copy of his book)
$70 (for Class Only without the book)

An Evening Exploring Food and Wine Pairing with Chef Gerald Hirigoyen and the Ferry Plaza Wine Merchant!

Gerald Hirigoyen, chef-owner of Piperade and Bocadillos in San Francisco, and expert Basque Chef will be preparing five exquisite dishes from recipes in his new book, Pintxos: Small Plates in the Basque Tradition. Ferry Godmother of Wine, Debbie Zachareas, partner in Ferry Plaza Wine Merchant will be partnering with Chef Gerald to find illuminating wine matches for this exciting, traditional cuisine. She will be offering five unique and delicious Spanish wines to expertly pair with these Old World flavors. There will be a lively, interactive discussion of the pairings, the recipes and their preparation, and an in-depth exploration of the wine and its region. In addition, each class attendee will receive an autographed copy of Gerald Hirigoyen’s highly acclaimed cookbook: Pintxos: Small Plates in the Basque Tradition. Come taste the magic of Basque country, one of the most respected cuisines on Earth, learn the secrets of preparing these delicious morsels, and even have your picture taken with the Chef. What a night! Join us in the Port Commission Hearing Room at the Ferry Plaza Building for a fun evening of taste explorations!

Dishes prepared during this class will include:

Snapper Ceviche
Deviled Eggs and Shrimp
Seared Beef with Piquillo Pepper and Shallot Jam
Salt Cod with Piperade
Chicken Thighs with Spicy Basque Ketchup

To guarantee the quality of your experience, seating is limited. Reservations are required, and will be confirmed on a first come, first served basis. We will gladly refund your reservation with at least 48 hours notice. Please call the Ferry Plaza Wine Merchant at 415-391-9400 or email

Stay tuned for these exciting classes coming up very soon:

Napa Cabernet Intensive With Andy Erickson and Annie Favia on May 5th $70

Pinot Noirs from the Hirsch Vineyard with David Hirsch on June 2nd $55

Also, don’t miss the complete schedule of our highly popular Ferry Plaza Wine Classes in San Francisco, at 6:30 pm in the Ferry Building’s Port Commission Hearing Room.

*This post belongs to this week’s edition of Wine by Cush Magazine blog and published early in World of Cush also.

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