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Art and Soul hosts Valentine’s Day cooking class for men to woo their sweethearts.

Art and Soul located on Capitol Hill, is hosting a cooking class geared towards men looking to celebrate the big V-day by surprising their sweerheard with a home cooked romantic dinner. This Saturday, January 30th, Executive Chef Travis Timberlake will provide a cooking demonstration to teach guys how to prepare a romantic four-course meal at home for their loved one. The idea is to teach men how to cook their sweethearts an exquisite four-course Valentine’s Day feast. 

During the Valentine’s Day inspired cooking demonstration on Saturday, January 30th, Timberlake will teach guys how to prepare a sumptuous four-course menu for their sweethearts including Salmon and Caviar Hoecake; Shrimp Bisque; Roasted Duck for two with risotto and black truffles; and Chocolate Crème Brûlée with sliced strawberries. Additionally, guests will learn how to break down a whole duck and prepare it for roasting as well as pick up tips on wine pairings for the menu.

Travis Timberlake during cooking demonstration. Photo by Lisa Shapiro

Class participants will receive a recipe booklet featuring all the dishes and a goodie bag of select ingredients to help make home cooking a little easier. Priced at $50 per person, the class takes place from noon – 2p.m. and includes passed hors d’ouevres to munch on. Seating is limited and available on a first-come first-served basis. To make a reservation, please visit www.artandsouldc.com.   
For those looking to share a romantic night out on February 14th, Art and Soul’s soft lighting and private nooks are perfect for cozying up over an intimate Valentine’s Day Dinner. Timberlake will prepare a special three-course V-Day menu for two – designed for couples to share – and accompanied by a complimentary champagne cocktail with strawberry-basil foam and sliced strawberries. The menu starts with a Shrimp and Grits amuse bouche; for the first course each guest has a choice of a Winter Greens salad, Oysters on the Half Shell or Seared Foie Gras; the entrée served for two includes a choice of Bone-in Prime Ribeye, Lola Duck, Crispy Whole Fish or Herb Roasted Pork Rack; and for dessert, a choice of Tartlette Trio for Two, Spiced Chocolate Pudding or Blood Orange Mousse.A vegetarian option is available upon request and the regular menu is also being served. (For the full Valentine’s Day menu see below.)
Seating for Art and Soul’s Valentine’s Day dinner begin at 5:30 p.m. Prices range from $90 – $120 per couple depending on entrée choice. Reservations are recommended and can be made by calling 202-393-7777 or visiting www.artandsouldc.com.


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