Columbia Cliff Villas- Luxury Gorge Hotel in Hood River - Hood River, Oregon, OR 97031, United States

April Rains Bring Spring Greens:

Cooking From Spring's Bounty - April 14th from 10am to 1pm

  • Cooking Classes at CCV

Class is three hours from 10:00am  to 1:00pm, and includes the lunch YOU prepare along with local Gorge wines to drink. Some of the year's most luscious vegetables come to our plates in spring: fresh peas, artichokes, chives, spinach and spring onions. In our spring cooking class, you'll be using these spring delights to learn some valuable kitchen techniques, such as:

  • Make your own fresh pasta
  • Create and spice hand-made aioli
  • Make a fresh, quick soup that retains all those bright green spring colors
  • Create a super-elegant frozen dessert that takes no last-minute fiddling, a real blessing when you're entertaining

Class is taught by local chef and owner of Nora's Table:

Kathy Watson


  • Spring artichoke soup with curried aioli
  • Pappardelle pasta with fresh shell peas and snow peas, pancetta, cream, parmesan and a fresh farm egg
  • Lemon semifreddo with raspberry sauce

Class is three hours, 10:00 to 1:00, and includes class' prepared lunch and served with local Gorge wines to drink.

Complete registration below to reserve spot in class

On-line Registration

Cooking From Spring's Bounty is being offered on Saturday, April 14th from 10am to 1pm at Columbia Cliff Villas. There is a maximum class limit of 20 people and preference will be given to guests staying at Columbia Cliff Villas. Please complete the form below to register for the class. *Please note that we must have a minimum of 8 people register for the class before April 1st in order to carry on with the class*

Class Selection

Cooking Class ~ $65/person

Cooking Class for 2 people - $130

Class is only offered on Saturday, April 14th from 10am to 1pm.


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