Tuesday, May 8
Wine dinner prepared by chef Chris Scarduzio featuring a menu that includes sashimi of wild king salmon, prime rib eye of beef, more, served with wines from Flowers Vineyard, poured by the vineyards' resident expert Tom Hind. $140 plus tax and gratutity. Reception at 6:30 p.m. followed by dinner at 7 p.m. at Brasserie Perrier, 1619 Walnut St., 215-568-3000. For information visit www.brasserieperrier.com.
May 10: Pre-Mother's Day Tea, with The Silver Palate Cookbook co-author Sheila Lukins, featuring tarragon chicken salad, apricot raisin bread, and linzer heart cookies. $50 includes copy of 25th anniversary edition. 3 p.m. at the Swann Lounge at the Four Seasons Hotel, 1 Logan Sq., 215-963-1500.
World Flavors 1, cooking class with chef Kathy Gold, features shIitake egg rolls with sake dipping sauce, crab quesadillas with monterey jack, and lamb skewers with pomegranate-mint salsa. $65; bring chef's knife and paring knife. 6:30 p.m. at In the Kitchen, 7 Partridge Lane, Cherry Hill. For more information or to register call 856-489-1682 or visit www.inthekitchencookingschool.com
May 11: Nutrition matters for people with cancer, 16 healthy habits for better health. Free admission. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Wellness Community of Philadelphia, Chamounix Dr. in West Fairmount Park. RSVP by May 9 by calling 215-879-7733.
May 12: Food, wine and fun for Moms, featuring a five-course menu that includes lump crabcakes with creole mustard, chicken on skewers with harrissa dip, paired with vintner's select white, potato pancakes with lingonberry & sour cream, paired with apple wine, and more. $50 plus tax and gratutity. Noon at 1853 Wrightstown Rd., Washington Crossing. For reservations and further information, call 215-493-6500, Ext. 19 or visit www.crossingvineyards.com.
May 14: Hands-on Vietnamese cooking class. $70. 6:30 p.m. at Madsen Design Center, Springfield Rd. and Route 3, Broomall. To register, call Albertson Cooking School at 610-649-9290.
May 16: Pies and Tarts, Savory and Sweet, a hands-on cooking class with Ann LaGreca of A Chef for You. $60. 6 to 8 p.m. at Kitchen Kapers, 1341 Nixon Dr., Moorestown. For registration call 856-778-7705.