Cooks of Crocus Hill has teamed up with HealthEast Care System to provide cooks of all abilities the tools they need to create delicious and healthy dishes. This class takes participants on a gustatory trip around the globe with menu items including black bean mango quesadillas and turkey banh mi meatballs with quick-pickled vegetables. $35. 11 a.m.–1 p.m. Cooks of Crocus Hill, 877 Grand Ave.; 651.228.1333; cooksofcrocushill.com.
Food & Drink
As much as “gluten-free” and “dairy-free” are showing up on food labels, it’s still a challenge to navigate these special diets. This course can help you learn more. Explore tasty dishes that include flour alternatives and sneaky dairy substitutes. As one of the largest cooperative grocery stores in the Midwest, Lakewinds Food Co-op is the perfect host for this event. Come hungry and ready to have your eyes opened to all of the potential deliciousness. Ages 16 and up. $9. 6–8 p.m.
What’s better than carving your way through a fluffy, buttery stack of flapjacks? Carving your way through a fluffy, buttery stack of flapjacks with your friends and family to benefit the Music Association of Minnetonka. Join the pancake pandemonium at this annual breakfast. All ages. 8–11 a.m. Minnetonka Community Center, 14600 Minnetonka Blvd., Minnetonka; 952.401.5954; musicassociation.org
Things will heat up as five local chefs from area restaurants compete for the coveted “Golden Cleaver” award. This cooking competition, open to the public, is styled after the TV show “Chopped” and will be judged by local celebrities.
Please join us for an inspirational evening sharing the work of Opportunity International as we bring together female executives, leaders, and activists. Hear from Megan Tamte, Co-founder and CEO, Evereve (formerly Hot Mama), and Vicki Escarra, Global CEO, Opportunity International, as they share stories of overcoming their fears through courage. Be motivated by the story of Beathe Iribagiza, a Rwandan survivor of the genocide and expert artisan, who exemplifies the spirit of determination.
Join LUCID Brewing in celebrating their 3rd Birthday party. Enjoy live music, games and food truck eats throughout the day at this free event. Also, enjoy samples of their birthday beer, Halucidation.
Competing restaurants include: Ike's, Famous Daves, Gold Nugget, Glen Lake Cafe and Cowboy Jacks.
How it works: Attendees will vote for their favorite for
the People's Choice Award. The Professional’s Choice Award will be determined by:
This fun dance event for all ages features dance performances, dance lessons, costume contest (with prizes) and the opportunity to participate in a flash mob dance. No dance shoes or dance experience required to join in the fun!