Aviary Cafe & Creperie Cooking Class

Chef John Allen from Aviary Cafe & Creperie shows you how to prepare a gorgeous four-course meal.

(page 1 of 4)

The 417 Magazine Cooking Class series highlights the best local chefs and their creations. This is a four-course dinner that Chef John Allen of Aviary Café and Creperie will prepare June 19 at metro Appliances & More's demonstration kitchen

Where: Metro Appliances & More, 3252 N. Glenstone Ave., just north of I-44 in Springfield
When: 6 p.m., June 19
Tickets: $60 per person. Contact Megan Johnson at 417-883-7417 for details. Tickets are limited to 24 people on a first-come, first-served basis. Ticket sales begin June 1 at 8 a.m.

 

Spinach Artichoke Pesto Dip
Serves 2
Paired with Handcraft chardonnay

For the dip:
1 8-ounce can artichoke hearts
¼ cup olive oil
½ cup toasted pine nuts
1 cup loose pack parsley with
no stems
1½ teaspoons salt
1 teaspoon white pepper
5 cups spinach, wilted with 1
tablespoon crushed garlic
3 ounces provel cheese

To prepare the dip:
Place all ingredients except spinach and provel cheese into a food processor, and mix well. Add spinach and provel, and pulse six times. Place 3 ounces of mixture into an oven-safe ramekin. Broil on high 10 inches down for 3 to 5 minutes. Top will be brown when done. Serve with grilled sourdough toast, pita chips or crepe chips (as served in the café).

Edit ModuleShow Tags

More Articles Like This

417 Magazine Cooking Class

Craig von Foerster features monthly hyper-seasonal, micro-local on-farm dinners. This month, he hosts our 417 Magazine Cooking Class.

417 Magazine Cooking Class

At this month’s 417 Magazine Cooking Class, Chef Doug Knopp of Chateau Grille shows you how to create a beautiful four-course meal with oh-so-perfect wines paired with every dish.

Metropolitan Grill Cooking Class

In honor of Metropolitan Grill’s 20th anniversary, restaurant chef and owner Pat Duran created a special 417 Magazine Cooking Class menu with some of his favorite dishes. Plan to attend to enjoy a world of flavors, 20 years in the making.
Edit Module
Edit Module
Like us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter Sign up for our newsletters Follow us on Instagram
Edit Module

Edit ModuleShow Tags

  1. Ettie's Eats: Barraquito Coffee
  2. Ettie's Eats: Pomegranate & Basil Smash
  3. 5 Best Beer Cocktails
    417-land bartenders are adding a frothy, hoppy twist to some of our favorite cocktails by adding...
  4. Ophelia's
    With plenty of tiny tapas and big cheese plates perfect for sharing with your dinner date,...
  5. Ettie's Eats: Roasted Chicken and Green Bean Salad
    Fill up on weekly kitchen experiments, recipes and local cooking tips from our assistant editor,...
Edit Module
Edit Module