Italian Cooking Demo & Wine Pairings in St. Michaels April 17

Explore the culinary arts with a tour of all things Italian as the St. Michaels Community Center teams up with Chesapeake College to present an Italian Eats Extravaganza cooking program and dinner on Wednesday, April 17 beginning at 6pm.
The course takes place at the St. Michaels Community Center at 207 N. Talbot Street, with instructors Chef Dawn McLaughlin and Bobbi Parlett, owner of Simpatico Italy’s Finest in St. Michaels, Maryland.
This 3-hour program will include an interactive cooking demonstration on homemade pasta, sauces, and delectable Italian desserts, all paired with fine Italian wines. To cap off this culinary experience, the participants will be served the prepared dishes by the instructors while discussing all things Italian.
The program size is very limited, with only a few spots left, with registration made by emailing, calling 410-745-6073, ext. 101, or going online with Chesapeake College at
The St. Michaels Community Center is entering the final stages of its capital campaign, supporting the comprehensive renovation of the nonprofit’s facility at 103 Railroad Ave. This transformation will enable expanded programs and services, including new children’s and adult programs and an innovative culinary arts and hospitality workforce training program. More information about the capital improvements can be found at
Donations to SMCC, as well as proceeds from its Treasure Cove Thrift Shop on Railroad Ave. in St. Michaels, play a pivotal role in supporting the nonprofit’s initiatives to combat hunger through its weekly Community Café and Pantry and empower community members through innovative programming. Additional details can be found at