Fischer & Wieser Culinary Adventure Cooking School © 2016 Fredericksburg, Texas


Vintner Dinner:  dutchman family Winery

​​07/14/2017 6:30PM

After winning praise as charismatic, bubbly and culinarily gifted on Season 10 of “Food Network Star,” Sarah Penrod is back home in Texas to celebrate publication of her debut cookbook, titled “Urban Cowgirl.” Sign up today for this guest chef class, complete with the opportunity to purchase copies of Sarah’s new book and get them personalized right before your very eyes. “Urban Cowgirl” is a big, boisterous and beautiful coffee table book with more than 300 pages, 150 recipes and piles of lovely color photographs, all devoted to Sarah’s mission of showcasing a lifestyle as modern and stylish and it is rooted in the authentic and down-home. And nobody goes thirsty around Sarah Penrod, since her book includes major instructions for making homemade sodas, applejack, wine and even infusing moonshine.  Sarah is fresh from Hollywood, New York and Las Vegas. Join us for a remarkable evening with our very own Urban Cowgirl Wines and menu to come.


The Legendary Arlington, Texas, Guacamole Salads

Fried Chicken with Jalapeno Honey Drizzle

Rustic Potato Cake with Manchego and Chipotle Crema

Layered Pumpkin and White Chocolate Mousse with Crushed Ginger Snaps and Homemade Caramel


​​07/21/2017 6:30PM

Join us for a five-course, fine-wine vintner dinner class spotlighting vintages from the Duchman family’s wine operation near Driftwood. The winery was founded in 2004 by Drs. Lisa and Stan Duchman in a quest to bring world-class winemaking to Central Texas and the Texas Hill Country. Their love of the unique Italian grape varieties, as well as similar weather patterns to Texas, inspired them to work with growers in the Texas High Plains AVA to produce grapes that would allow winemaker Dave Reilly to experiment with making wines like Vermentino, Sangiovese and Dolcetto. The winery continues to source the majority of its fruit from the Texas High Plains, where cooler temperatures and a more “continental” climate are ideal for the production of fine wine made from Italian grape varietals. As the winery grows, the Duchmans remain committed to their goal to produce food-friendly fine wine in Central Texas using Texas-grown fruit exclusively. Reserve your places at our table today.  Seating is very limited.


Puffy Pastry Cheese Bourekas - 2015 Viognier

Texas Gulf Shrimp Roll - 2015 Trebbiano

Sliced Pear Salad with Blue Cheese & Pecans - 2015 Vermentino

Grilled Lamb Chops with Oregano Potatoes - 2012 Aglianico

Chocolate Pecan Brownie Pudding - Canto Felice