While we wait for a time when we can offer more group activities, we are pleased to offer a selection of private experiences for couples and small groups. Additionally, we are delighted to offer a variety of complimentary amenities to use during your stay.
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Butter Tasting at Aurora Cooks! 11:30 am
February 1 @ 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM$30.00
Join Grace Mattingly at Aurora Cooks—the Inns of Aurora’s stunning new demonstration kitchen—for a relaxed and educational tasting experience. After a champagne toast, gather around the island or have a seat at a nearby table as though you’re at a chef’s home kitchen and enjoy all of the comforts afforded by an outstanding host.
With delectable tastes and take-away tips for applying expert techniques in your own home, this 60-minute tasting is an engaging and intimate culinary experience. Enjoy a glass or two of wine, a craft beer, or a hand-blended cup of tea as you watch, learn, and taste the magic behind a truly well-made meal.
In this edition of Aurora Cooks, we’ll explore butter.
Let’s be honest: many of our favorite comfort foods—popcorn, toasted bread, steamed artichokes—are really just an excuse to enjoy some butter. As delicious as it is, butter can be taken to new heights with the techniques we’ll showcase in this tasting, including browning, baking, and compounding. Paired with fresh bread, raw vegetables, and local salts, the variety of butters we present will offer a surprising and sophisticated tasting experience.
Please register in advance. Doors open and check-in begins 10 minutes prior to start time. Classes begin promptly.
Round out your visit with dinner at 1833 Kitchen & Bar. Reservations strongly encouraged.
FINE PRINT: Please inform us of any food allergies when registering. As classes are designed for demonstration and not intended to be a meal, separate dishes will not be prepared based on preference. Classes are open to guests aged 18 years and older, and a valid photo I.D. will is required to be served alcohol. Cocktail and wine classes require that all participants be at least 21 years old. If you are unable to attend a class, you must cancel at least 24 hours in advance to receive a refund, retain a credit, or transfer to another class. Without the 24 hour notice, the registration fee is non-refundable. You may, however, send someone to class in your place. Please notify the Inns of Aurora reservation team of your substitution by calling 315.364.8888.