Northern Italian Cooking Class at South Gate Crossing

Southgate Crossing is kicking off new class offerings by hosting Chef Andy Stewart of Fustini’s Oils and Vinegars for a Northern Italian Cooking Demonstration. The menu will include an antipasto salad with green olive tapenade, potato gnocchi with tomato butter and basil, chicken saltimbocca with roasted garlic and spinach, and almond cake with fresh fruit.

Chef Andy was born and raised in Kalamazoo, Michigan and has over 35 years’ experience in fine dining, full-service dining, and regional and national food service.  Chef Andy comes to Fustini’s from a private dining club in Kalamazoo and has worked throughout the state of Michigan and in New York City. Mostly trained in French and Italian cuisines, Chef Andy loves the quality and variety that Fustini’s brings to the kitchen.

The class includes meal preparation demonstration, tasting, beverage, recipes plus each attendee will receive a 10% discount on Fustini products purchased the day of the class.

Fustini’s products are imported from select artisans and small-batch growers around the world. The Fustini’s experience brings flavorful and healthy products together with people who love to cook. Fustini’s gourmet olive oils and balsamic vinegars are now available at the big red barn.

Southgate Crossing is committed to sourcing quality goods and is dedicated to supporting local artisan producers. They intend to celebrate the traditional know-how of our agricultural and folk heritage by offering classes.