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The Café at Easy Entertaining

166 Valley St. Building #10
Providence, RI 02909 United States
http://www.easyentertainingri.com/

July 2016

Easy Entertaining Cooking Class “Simple Summer Sweets”

July 26, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Café at Easy Entertaining, 166 Valley St. Building #10
Providence, RI 02909 United States
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$35

Join us for this class featuring effortless Summer desserts from recipes featuring the freshest Summer fruits to easy frozen treats + campfire snacks. All cooking classes are demonstration based unless otherwise stated, are one hour in length, and showcase 3-4 different recipes with samples of each. Reservations are required for all cooking classes. Pre-payment is required for all cooking classes. If your reservation is cancelled within 24 hours of the class a credit will be issued to use towards another…

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August 2016

Easy Entertaining Cooking Class “Farmers’ Market Cooking”

August 1, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Café at Easy Entertaining, 166 Valley St. Building #10
Providence, RI 02909 United States
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$35

Eating with a focus on what’s fresh and in season is the best way to enjoy ultimate flavor with least amount of work. Join us to learn 3-4 easy weeknight meals that feature local and seasonal ingredients and can be prepared in under 20 minutes. Please note each class will feature different recipes as they are in different seasons. All cooking classes are demonstration based unless otherwise stated, are one hour in length, and showcase 3-4 different recipes with samples…

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Easy Entertaining Cooking Class “Backyard BBQ-ing”

August 22, 2016 @ 6:00 am - 7:00 pm
The Café at Easy Entertaining, 166 Valley St. Building #10
Providence, RI 02909 United States
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$30

If BBQing is one of your favorite Summer activities then this is the class for you! We’ll learn different variations of homemade BBQ sauces, along with easy, make-ahead recipes to offer at your next backyard gathering - just in time for Labor Day! All cooking classes are demonstration based unless otherwise stated, are one hour in length, and showcase 3-4 different recipes with samples of each. Reservations are required for all cooking classes. Pre-payment is required for all cooking classes.…

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September 2016

Easy Entertaining Hook-Line Dinner

September 8, 2016 @ 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
The Café at Easy Entertaining, 166 Valley St. Building #10
Providence, RI 02909 United States
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We're going fishing! And we're cooking up the local catch for you to enjoy! We've booked a company fishing charter with Islander Charters and we're bringing our catch back to PVD to craft a multi-course dining experience. Stay tuned for updates + a sample menu! Reservations Required nik@easyentertainingri.com | (401) 437-6090

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Easy Entertaining Cooking Class “Grilled Pizza + Wine Tasting”

September 19, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Café at Easy Entertaining, 166 Valley St. Building #10
Providence, RI 02909 United States
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$40

Learn to “throw dough” along with some new grilling techniques to create the perfect crispy pizza shell. While you’re not grilling, step over to the bar and enjoy a brief “pizza wine” tasting for a few tips and tricks regarding pairing pizza and wines. *this class is hands-on* All cooking classes are demonstration based unless otherwise stated, are one hour in length, and showcase 3-4 different recipes with samples of each. Reservations are required for all cooking classes. Pre-payment is…

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October 2016

Easy Entertaining Cooking Class “Farmers’ Market Cooking”

October 11, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Café at Easy Entertaining, 166 Valley St. Building #10
Providence, RI 02909 United States
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$35

Eating with a focus on what’s fresh and in season is the best way to enjoy ultimate flavor with least amount of work. Join us to learn 3-4 easy weeknight meals that feature local and seasonal ingredients and can be prepared in under 20 minutes. Please note each class will feature different recipes as they are in different seasons. All cooking classes are demonstration based unless otherwise stated, are one hour in length, and showcase 3-4 different recipes with samples of…

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January 2017

Easy Entertaining Healthy Weeknight Meals Cooking Class

January 16, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Café at Easy Entertaining, 166 Valley St. Building #10
Providence, RI 02909 United States
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$35

Are you vowing to get healthy again this New Year? We get that it’s tough and we’re going to help you make it a little bit easier. Join us for our “Healthy Weeknight Meals” class to learn 4-5 simple weeknight recipes, all for under 600 calories per serving, that can be made in 20 minutes or less! $35/person Reservations Required (401) 437-6090 | nik@EasyEntertainingRI.com *must call or e-mail to confirm reservation*

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Easy Entertaining Burger Night!

January 30, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Café at Easy Entertaining, 166 Valley St. Building #10
Providence, RI 02909 United States
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Burger Night is back for 2017! Grab a table for your favorite craft burger, a cold brew, and hand-selected wines. Tables are sure to sell out quickly since we've been on a holiday hiatus - so claim yours ASAP! Menu to follow Reservations Recommended (401) 437-6090 | nik@EasyEntertainingRI.com

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Easy Entertaining Slow Cooker Weekday Meals Cooking Class

January 31, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Café at Easy Entertaining, 166 Valley St. Building #10
Providence, RI 02909 United States
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$35

It’s time to dust off your favorite kitchen tool - the slow cooker! Join us to learn 4 simple recipes for easy weeknight meals. Just turn on your slow cooker in the morning and come home to dinner after work; it’s that easy! $35/person Reservations Required (401) 437-6090 | nik@EasyEntertainingRI.com *must call or e-mail to confirm reservation*

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February 2017

Easy Entertaining Frescobaldi Wine Dinner

February 8, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Café at Easy Entertaining, 166 Valley St. Building #10
Providence, RI 02909 United States
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We're partering with Gasbarro's Wines to bring you a one-of-a-kind tasting dinner featuring Frescobaldi Wines. Join us for a multi-course tasting experience! Menu + pricing to follow Reservations Required (401) 437-6090 | nik@EasyEntertainingRI.com

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Easy Entertaining Franciacorta Cocktail Hour

February 10, 2017 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
The Café at Easy Entertaining, 166 Valley St. Building #10
Providence, RI 02909 United States
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$25

Franciacorta is Italy's version of Champagne. Join us for a tasting + petit passed bites on your way out of the city or before you head to dinner downtown! We'll be discussing and tasting Franciacorta with the vintner, importer and Mark Gasbarro of Gasbarro's Wines! $25/guest includes one glass of bubbles, petit bites + discussion with winemaker

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Valentine’s Day – Easy Entertaining

February 14, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Café at Easy Entertaining, 166 Valley St. Building #10
Providence, RI 02909 United States
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A Valentines Day tasting dinner featuring tapas style small plates, hand-selected wine pairings, + your sweetheart. A la carte menu to follow Reservations Required (401) 437-6090 | nik@EasyEntertainingRI.com

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Easy Entertaining Healthy Weeknight Meals Cooking Class

February 21, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Café at Easy Entertaining, 166 Valley St. Building #10
Providence, RI 02909 United States
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$35

Are you vowing to get healthy again this New Year? We get that it’s tough and we’re going to help you make it a little bit easier. Join us for our “Healthy Weeknight Meals” class to learn 4-5 simple weeknight recipes, all for under 600 calories per serving, that can be made in 20 minutes or less! $35/person Reservations Required (401) 437-6090 | nik@EasyEntertainingRI.com *must call or e-mail to confirm reservation*

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Easy Entertaining Healthy Weeknight Meals Cooking Class

February 22, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Café at Easy Entertaining, 166 Valley St. Building #10
Providence, RI 02909 United States
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$35

Are you vowing to get healthy again this New Year? We get that it’s tough and we’re going to help you make it a little bit easier. Join us for our “Healthy Weeknight Meals” class to learn 4-5 simple weeknight recipes, all for under 600 calories per serving, that can be made in 20 minutes or less! $35/person Reservations required Purchase tickets

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March 2017

Easy Entertaining Miali and Querceto di Castellina Wine Dinner

March 2, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Café at Easy Entertaining, 166 Valley St. Building #10
Providence, RI 02909 United States
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$99

Enjoy a gourmet, multi-course food and wine experience in collaboration with The Savory Grape Wine Shop and Sage Cellars. We're hosting a five course wine dinner featuring Miali Vineyards and Querceto di Castellina Vineyards. Enjoy five courses, five amazing wines, and wine chat with Marcello Miali of Miali Vineyards. Menu @ goo.gl/8iluMd Reservations Required $99/guest (401) 437-6090 | nik@easyentertainingri.com

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Easy Entertaining Slow Cooker Weekday Meals Cooking Class

March 13, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Café at Easy Entertaining, 166 Valley St. Building #10
Providence, RI 02909 United States
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$35

It’s time to dust off your favorite kitchen tool - the slow cooker! Join us to learn 4 simple recipes for easy weeknight meals. Just turn on your slow cooker in the morning and come home to dinner after work; it’s that easy! $35/person Reservations Required (401) 437-6090 | nik@EasyEntertainingRI.com *must call or e-mail to confirm reservation*

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Easy Entertaining Tre Monti Wine Dinner

March 16, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
The Café at Easy Entertaining, 166 Valley St. Building #10
Providence, RI 02909 United States
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$99

We're hosting a five course food and wine pairing experience featuring Tre Monti Vineyards with our friends from The Savory Grape Wine Shop. Menu Reservations Required $99 per guest (401) 437-6090; nik@EasyEntertainingRI.com

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Easy Entertaining World Down Syndrome Day Fundraising

March 21, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
The Café at Easy Entertaining, 166 Valley St. Building #10
Providence, RI 02909 United States
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Tuesday March 21st is World Down Syndrome Day! We are donating 100% of Cafe proceeds to the National Down Syndrome Society. 100% of your coffee purchase, sweet treat, and breakfast or lunch orders (dine-in AND take-out) will be donated. Stop by on your lunch break, or order lunch for your office to pick-up. Please stop by and help us show support for this amazing and inspiring community of people.

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April 2017

Easy Entertaining Cooking Class “Cooking with Grains”

April 10, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Café at Easy Entertaining, 166 Valley St. Building #10
Providence, RI 02909 United States
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$35

What’s that quinoa thing everyone’s always talking about anyway? This cooking class is all about the grains. We’ll teach 3-4 recipes that feature common grains and alternative ways to cook with them - from quinoa fried rice to farro “risotto” and the perfect pilaf! Purchase tickets

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Easy Entertaining Cooking Class “Effortless Apps + Wine Pairing”

April 19, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Café at Easy Entertaining, 166 Valley St. Building #10
Providence, RI 02909 United States
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$40

Turn your Girls Night Out into a Girls Night In! This class will focus on easy appetizers you can make the next time you entertain your group of friends. Additional we’ll teach a few tips and pointers on pairing the appetizers demo-ed with boutique wines and some general wine pairing tips. Purchase tickets

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May 2017

Mother’s Day – Easy Entertaining Brunch

May 14, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Café at Easy Entertaining, 166 Valley St. Building #10
Providence, RI 02909 United States
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Treat mom to something special this year! Our sell-out Mother's Day Brunch is the perfect way to spend quality time with mom! We have three seatings available for reservations; Join us at 9a, 11a or 1p! Click below to e-mail us and reserve a table! View menu Reservations Required (401) 437-6090 | nik@EasyEntertainingRI.com

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Easy Entertaining Cooking Class “Grilled Pizza + Wine Pairings”

May 22, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Café at Easy Entertaining, 166 Valley St. Building #10
Providence, RI 02909 United States
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$40

The warm weather is here and you’re finally able to dust off your grill! This hands-on class will teach you how to make the perfect grilled pizza at home! We’ll discuss homemade dough before you get the opportunity to roll out and grill your own pizza shell. Once you top it we’ll finish it in the oven for you while you step over to the bar and learn some tips for pairing a great “pizza wine” with your creation! Purchase…

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June 2017

Easy Entertaining Cooking Class “Family Style Entertaining”

June 12, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Café at Easy Entertaining, 166 Valley St. Building #10
Providence, RI 02909 United States
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$35

Hosting a dinner party doesn't have to be as daunting and stressful as it’s been in the past. This class will demonstrate a popular alternative to classic dinner service - family style meals! Gather your fiends and family around the table for platters of food that everyone can help themselves to. We’ll teach a menu perfect for the foodies and the picky-eaters alike! Purchase tickets

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July 2017

Easy Entertaining Cooking Class – Preserving Summer

July 25, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Café at Easy Entertaining, 166 Valley St. Building #10
Providence, RI 02909 United States
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$30

Enjoy summer’s bounty all year long! Grab a seat to learn how to preserve summer tomatoes, sweet corn, native cucumbers, + more. After this class you’ll be able to enjoy the flavors of the warmer seasons “when it’s dark at 3:00 and there’s snow on the ground." $30 per guest Tickets can be pre-purchased @ goo.gl/l84ikZ *Tickets are not sold at the door for classes. If you arrive without a pre-purchased seat you may be turned away if the class…

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August 2017

Easy Entertaining Cooking Class – Grilled Pizza + Wine Pairing

August 21, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Café at Easy Entertaining, 166 Valley St. Building #10
Providence, RI 02909 United States
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$40

The warm weather is here and you’re finally able to dust off your grill! This hands-on class will teach you how to make the perfect grilled pizza at home! We’ll discuss homemade dough before you get the opportunity to roll out and grill your own pizza shell. Once you top it we’ll finish it in the oven for you while you step over to the bar and learn some tips for pairing a great “pizza wine” with your creation! $40…

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Easy Entertaining Farmer’s Market Dinner Series

August 24, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
The Café at Easy Entertaining, 166 Valley St. Building #10
Providence, RI 02909 United States
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$99

We're introducing a new, seasonal dinner series that will have a true focus on the locally available product that makes Rhode Island shine. The Farmer's Market Dinner Series' menu will be solely composed of items available at Farm Fresh's Lippitt Park Farmer's Market the Saturday before the dinner. We will curate a multi-course menu based on our farmer's market finds and pair each course with a boutique wine. Join us for a real taste of summer! Menu to follow after…

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Easy Entertaining Farmer’s Market Dinner Series: Summer

August 25, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The Café at Easy Entertaining, 166 Valley St. Building #10
Providence, RI 02909 United States
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$99

The availability of local fare in Little Rhody is ever-changing. We're presenting a multi-course dining experience that will showcase the most authentic flavors that our little state is currently offering. Chef Ashley and Chef Shea will visit the Farm Fresh Rhode Island Hope Street Farmers' Market the Saturday prior to the dinner to plan their menu, utilizing the items our farmer friends currently have on their stands. Grab a seat to experience a true taste of current seasonality! $99/guest Menu…

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September 2017

Easy Entertaining Preserving Summer Cooking Class

September 18, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Café at Easy Entertaining, 166 Valley St. Building #10
Providence, RI 02909 United States
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$30

Enjoy summer’s bounty all year long! Grab a seat to learn how to preserve summer tomatoes, sweet corn, native cucumbers, + more. After this class you’ll be able to enjoy the flavors of the warmer seasons “when it’s dark at 3:00 and there’s snow on the ground.” Purchase tickets

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October 2017

Easy Entertaining Cooking Class – What to do with all of those apples?

October 17, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Café at Easy Entertaining, 166 Valley St. Building #10
Providence, RI 02909 United States
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$30

It’s apple picking season! But what do you do with the bushels of apples you’ve now got spread all over the kitchen? This class will focus on 4-5 easy recipes (may be a combination of sweet and savory) to utilize fall’s favorite fruit! Purchase tickets

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Eating with the Ecosystem Scales and Tales with Chef Ashley Vanasse of Easy Entertaining

October 23, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
The Café at Easy Entertaining, 166 Valley St. Building #10
Providence, RI 02909 United States
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$90

Eating with the Ecosystem is partnering with Eat Drink RI to present a series of educational dinners at local restaurants to promote their mission of creating a place based approach to sustaining New England’s wild seafood. These upscale, seasonal dinners will be fundraisers for their Scales & Tales Mobile Food Boat program. The Scales & Tales Mobile Food Boat is a skiff (a shallow, flat-bottomed open boat) that the team is converting into a mobile education platform, complete with a…

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November 2017

Easy Entertaining Cooking Class – Thanksgiving Sides and Tricks

November 6, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Café at Easy Entertaining, 166 Valley St. Building #10
Providence, RI 02909 United States
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$35

Let’s cut down the time spent in the kitchen preparing your turkey day feast. This class will showcase 4-5 simple, yet delightful, Thanksgiving starters and sides as well as tips for prepping + making things ahead of time. Class attendees will enjoy a 10% discount on our Thanksgiving catering menu (orders must be placed that night). Purchase tickets

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December 2017

Easy Entertaining Cooking Class – Speedy Weeknight Meals

December 4, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Café at Easy Entertaining, 166 Valley St. Building #10
Providence, RI 02909 United States
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$35

No matter how much you enjoy cooking, everyone loves a weeknight meal that can be on the table in 30 minutes or less. This class will focus on 3-4 easy recipes that can make answering the question “What’s for Dinner?”, a lot easier. Purchase tickets

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Easy Entertaining Cooking Class – Holiday Entertaining 101 | a (2) part class

December 12, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Café at Easy Entertaining, 166 Valley St. Building #10
Providence, RI 02909 United States
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$29 – $45

PART 1 5:00-6:15 // Holiday Cocktail Appetizers | Is it your turn to host this year’s holiday gathering? We’re ready to help you impress your guests! Grab a seat in this class to learn 4 new simple appetizers that will make entertaining truly effortless this year! PART 2 6:15-7:30 // Italian Holiday Cookies | This hands-on portion of class, lead by Executive Chef Ashley Vanasse and her mother Donna, features the traditions of an Italian Christmas Eve - baking cookies!…

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January 2018

Easy Entertaining Cooking Class “Crock Pot Cooking Class”

January 30, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Café at Easy Entertaining, 166 Valley St. Building #10
Providence, RI 02909 United States
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$30

The cold, harsh winter is the best time to put your slow cooker to good use. Who wouldn't want to come home from work to a hot, ready-to-eat or practically ready-to-eat dinner? This class will present 4-5 recipes that put your slow cooker to good use so you can come home and have a little more time to unwind with a glass of wine. All classes are demonstration based. Pricing includes demonstrations and explanations of recipes, tastes of each recipe…

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February 2018

Easy Entertaining Cooking Class “Valentine’s Day Date Night”

February 12, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Café at Easy Entertaining, 166 Valley St. Building #10
Providence, RI 02909 United States
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$35

You don't need to go out to a fancy restaurant to enjoy Valentine’s Day with your one true love. Dinner at home can be just as romantic. This class will teach a three course dinner for two that can be made in about one hour. Additionally, we’ll chat about some wine options that will pair will with your romantic dinner. All classes are demonstration based. Pricing includes demonstrations and explanations of recipes, tastes of each recipe demonstrated, and printed copies…

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Valentine’s Day – Easy Entertaining

February 14, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
The Café at Easy Entertaining, 166 Valley St. Building #10
Providence, RI 02909 United States
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$89

Valentine's Day is just around the corner! Make sure to grab your sweetheart and save your table for our Valentine's Night Tasting Dinner! Next week's dinner includes two courses and a bottle of wine (red, white, or bubbles) for just $89 per couple. Reserve your table now, before another lucky couple beats you to it! $89 per couple Menu Reservations Required (401) 437-6090 x2 | nik@easyentertainingri.com

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Easy Entertaining Cooking Class “Ramen 101”

February 26, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Café at Easy Entertaining, 166 Valley St. Building #10
Providence, RI 02909 United States
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$35

Who doesn’t love ramen? Now we’re not talking the 0.49 cent packs in the supermarket - we’re talking flavorful, comforting, and delectable soup with noodles, veggies, and other wonderful things. This class will teach you ramen from the broth up - we’ll build a flavorful base before we talk add-ins and protein options. Get cozy on the couch with a bowl of noodles & your favorite movie after this class! All classes are demonstration based. Pricing includes demonstrations and explanations…

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March 2018

Easy Entertaining Cooking Class “Fatto a Mano | Handmade Pasta”

March 6, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
The Café at Easy Entertaining, 166 Valley St. Building #10
Providence, RI 02909 United States
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$45

This hands-on class will feature simple and basic pasta-making and cutting techniques for use at home and each guest will even have a chance to make pasta dough of their very own to take home and enjoy! All classes are demonstration based. Pricing includes demonstrations and explanations of recipes, tastes of each recipe demonstrated, and printed copies of each recipe taught. If you cancel your reservation with 24 hours notice you will receive a refund in full for your spot(s).…

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Easy Entertaining Cooking Class “Knife Skills”

March 19, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Café at Easy Entertaining, 166 Valley St. Building #10
Providence, RI 02909 United States
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$20

This class will present methods to perfectly dice, slice, and chop along with tips to keep your blade sharp. Additionally, we’ll teach your a professional’s way to keep your blade sharp and briefly discuss some useful knives in the market today! This class is hands-on and requires guests to bring their own knives. All classes are demonstration based. Pricing includes demonstrations and explanations of recipes, tastes of each recipe demonstrated, and printed copies of each recipe taught. If you cancel…

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Easy Entertaining World Down Syndrome Day Fundraiser

March 21, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
The Café at Easy Entertaining, 166 Valley St. Building #10
Providence, RI 02909 United States
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Join us on Wednesday March 21st for World Down Syndrome Day! We will be donating 100% of the Cafe's breakfast and lunch sales directly to the National Down Syndrome Society, the leading human rights organization for all individuals with Down Syndrome. As many of you know this cause is very near and dear to our hearts but for those of you who are new to the Easy Entertaining family our Chef Ashley has the most beautiful baby girl, Sophia, who…

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Easy Entertaining World Down Syndrome Day Cocktail Fundraiser

March 21, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Café at Easy Entertaining, 166 Valley St. Building #10
Providence, RI 02909 United States
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$60

Wednesday March 21st is World Down Syndrome Day. In honor of Chef Ashley's daughter Sophia we will be hosting an after-hours cocktail fundraiser to raise funds for the National Down Syndrome Society. All proceeds from ticket sales will be directly donated to the NDSS. Ticket pricing includes 1 drink ticket per guest and passed appetizers. Join us for some snacks and a drink and help us show support for these amazing individuals! Purchase tickets

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Easy Entertaining Cooking Class “Breaking Bread”

March 24, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
The Café at Easy Entertaining, 166 Valley St. Building #10
Providence, RI 02909 United States
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$40

Join our Lead Pastry Chef Danielle for a hands-on bread baking experience. This 1.5 hour class will teach the secrets behind homemade focaccia, English muffins, and pretzels! Guests will work together in groups of 3-4 to work on the recipes that will be taught. Each guest will get to take home some of each recipe made. Spots are limited to 10 guests. All classes are demonstration based. Pricing includes demonstrations and explanations of recipes, tastes of each recipe demonstrated, and printed copies of…

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April 2018

Easy Entertaining Cooking Class “Dumplings 101”

April 10, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Café at Easy Entertaining, 166 Valley St. Building #10
Providence, RI 02909 United States
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$35

Skip take-out and learn how to make dumplings at home! We'll review 3-4 simple filling recipes and easy techniques for sealing/folding your dumplings. Now, to steam or to fry? Join us to find out! All classes are demonstration based. Pricing includes demonstrations and explanations of recipes, tastes of each recipe demonstrated, and printed copies of each recipe taught. If you cancel your reservation with 24 hours notice you will receive a refund in full for your spot(s). If you cancel…

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Easy Entertaining Inc. Spring Farmer’s Market Dinner

April 19, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Café at Easy Entertaining, 166 Valley St. Building #10
Providence, RI 02909 United States
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$99

Join us for our seasonal Farmer's Market Dinner Series featuring the Spring season! Our quarterly dinner features the best of seasonally available fare in Rhode Island. This dinner offers 3-5 courses each paired with boutique wines. Menu to follow $99/guest, all-inclusive Reservations Required (401) 437-6090 | nik@easyentertainingri.com

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Easy Entertaining Cooking Class “Ramen 101”

April 24, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Café at Easy Entertaining, 166 Valley St. Building #10
Providence, RI 02909 United States
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$35

This class was so popular the first time we ran it that it sold out! We had to add it on again for those who didn't get the opportunity to join us. Who doesn’t love ramen? Now we’re not talking the 0.49 cent packs in the supermarket - we’re talking flavorful, comforting, and delectable soup with noodles, veggies, and other wonderful things. This class will teach you ramen from the broth up - we’ll build a flavorful base before we talk add-ins and…

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May 2018

Easy Entertaining Cooking Class “Chocolate Desserts”

May 8, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Café at Easy Entertaining, 166 Valley St. Building #10
Providence, RI 02909 United States
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$40

Who doesn't love a homemade chocolate dessert? Our Lead Pastry Chef Danielle will lead guests through three easy-to-make chocolate recipes. We'll learn how to make homemade pudding, a flourless chocolate cake, and a chocolate cookie. This class is hands-on and will be held in our commercial kitchen. Spots are limited to 10 guests. All classes are demonstration based. Pricing includes demonstrations and explanations of recipes, tastes of each recipe demonstrated, and printed copies of each recipe taught. If you cancel your…

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Easy Entertaining Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet

May 13, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Café at Easy Entertaining, 166 Valley St. Building #10
Providence, RI 02909 United States
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Come and celebrate Mom! We're hosting our annual Mother's Day Brunch again this year and since our buffet service seemed to go over really well last year we're bringing it back! We will offer three seatings at 9a, 11a, and 1p. Each seating will allow 1.5-1.75 hours for guests to dine and enjoy before we have to flip for the next group. The per guest price will allow access to all tasting tables and includes hot coffee or juice. Menu…

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June 2018

Easy Entertaining Pink Party | a Celebration of Rosè

June 7, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Café at Easy Entertaining, 166 Valley St. Building #10
Providence, RI 02909 United States
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$49

It's rosè season and we're having a party, a rosè themed Pink Party! Tickets will include tastes of 10-15 different rosès (with options to purchase a full glass pour) paired with passed appetizers and tasting tables. We're also hosting a contest for the best pink men's outfit and the best pink ladies outfit so dress to impress - there will be prizes! Enjoy the night on our patio and gardens with a glass of pink in your hand, great food and good friends. Purchase…

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Father’s Day – Easy Entertaining Burger Night

June 17, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Café at Easy Entertaining, 166 Valley St. Building #10
Providence, RI 02909 United States
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We're going to tell you the truth; Dad doesn't want another tie this year, his hammer works just fine, and he's already got a watch that works so why buy him a new one? Instead, spend some quality time together - preferably over a burger that he doesn't have to grill. Join us for our Father's Day #BurgerNight and treat Dad to what he really wants . . . a Blackbird Farm's 100% Angus burger! Menu to follow Reservations recommended…

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July 2018

Easy Entertaining Cooking Class “Grilled Pizza + Wine Pairings”

July 9, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Café at Easy Entertaining, 166 Valley St. Building #10
Providence, RI 02909 United States
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$40

This hands-on cooking class will teach you the basics for enjoying grilled pizza at home. We’ll briefly discuss dough options before guests grill and top their own pizzas. While our staff finishes your pizza in the oven you’ll step over to the bar to taste two different wines perfect for enjoying with your grilled masterpiece. All classes are demonstration based. Pricing includes demonstrations and explanations of recipes, tastes of each recipe demonstrated, and printed copies of each recipe taught. If…

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Easy Entertaining Cooking Class “Fruit Based Desserts”

July 24, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Café at Easy Entertaining, 166 Valley St. Building #10
Providence, RI 02909 United States
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$30

Join our Lead Pastry Chef Danielle as she demonstrates easy-to-make and easier to enjoy desserts made with the best of New England’s seasonally available fruits. All classes are demonstration based. Pricing includes demonstrations and explanations of recipes, tastes of each recipe demonstrated, and printed copies of each recipe taught. If you cancel your reservation with 24 hours notice you will receive a refund in full for your spot(s). If you cancel your reservation within 24 hours of class you will…

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August 2018

Easy Entertaining Cooking Class “Raw Bar + Bubbles”

August 14, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Café at Easy Entertaining, 166 Valley St. Building #10
Providence, RI 02909 United States
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$35

Oysters, clams and littlenecks - oh my! This demonstration based class will teach you how to prepare and shuck your favorite raw bar items. We’ll also teach you how to make mignonette and other accompaniments at home so you don’t always have to drive to the bay to enjoy a good raw bar. Enjoy a glass of complimentary bubbles while you learn! All classes are demonstration based. Pricing includes demonstrations and explanations of recipes, tastes of each recipe demonstrated, and…

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September 2018

Easy Entertaining Cooking Class “Plant Based Meals”

September 17, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Café at Easy Entertaining, 166 Valley St. Building #10
Providence, RI 02909 United States
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$30

Increase your veggie intake with this demonstration based class! We’ll showcase 3-5 recipes that focus on plant based alternatives so you can enjoy vegetables in a more appetizing and exciting application. All classes are demonstration based. Pricing includes demonstrations and explanations of recipes, tastes of each recipe demonstrated, and printed copies of each recipe taught. If you cancel your reservation with 24 hours notice you will receive a refund in full for your spot(s). If you cancel your reservation within…

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October 2018

Easy Entertaining Cooking Class “Knife Skills”

October 2, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Café at Easy Entertaining, 166 Valley St. Building #10
Providence, RI 02909 United States
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$20

This class will present methods to perfectly dice, slice, and chop along with tips to keep your blade sharp. Additionally, we’ll teach you a professional’s way to keep your blade sharp and briefly discuss some useful knives in the market today! This class is hands-on and requires guests to bring their own knives. All classes are demonstration based. Pricing includes demonstrations and explanations of recipes, tastes of each recipe demonstrated, and printed copies of each recipe taught. If you cancel…

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November 2018

Easy Entertaining Effortless Thanksgiving Cooking Class

November 5, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Café at Easy Entertaining, 166 Valley St. Building #10
Providence, RI 02909 United States
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$35

Thanksgiving will be here before you know it. Are you ready for those hours spent in the kitchen preparing your family’s feast? If not (or even if you’re a seasoned pro) grab a seat in this class and let us help you cut down your kitchen time! We’ll showcase 4-5 Thanksgiving sides with tips for making things ahead of time to cut down on your time spent stressing and cooking. (Grab a spot in this class and enjoy a 10%…

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December 2018

Table Garlands and Holiday Appetizers with Easy Entertaining

December 11, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The Café at Easy Entertaining, 166 Valley St. Building #10
Providence, RI 02909 United States
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$99

We’re offering the ultimate holiday entertaining class in collaboration with our friends at Easy Entertaining! The first portion of class will focus on easy-to-make holiday noshes + a signature bubbly drink infused with holiday flavors for this year’s gatherings. After Easy Entertaining’s demonstration, guests will work with Mary Kate from The Local Bouquet to learn to craft their own table or mantle garland to complete your holiday decor. The second portion of class is hands-on. Price per guest includes a…

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January 2019

Easy Entertaining Healthy Weeknight Meals Cooking Class

January 8 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Café at Easy Entertaining, 166 Valley St. Building #10
Providence, RI 02909 United States
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$30

New year, new you … right? We know it’s tough to eat healthy (trust us, we know) but we want to help you make it a bit easier. This class will demonstrate 4-5 simple recipes that can be made easily on weeknights while keeping you on track with your goals. Purchase tickets

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February 2019

Easy Entertaining Ramen 101 Cooking Class

February 4 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Café at Easy Entertaining, 166 Valley St. Building #10
Providence, RI 02909 United States
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$35

Who doesn’t love ramen? We’re not talking the $0.49 cent packs in the supermarket - we’re talking flavorful, comforting, and delectable soup with noodles, veggies and other wonderful things. This class will teach you ramen from the broth up - we’ll build a flavorful base before we talk add-ins and protein options. Get cozy on the couch with ab owl of noodles & your favorite movie after this class! Purchase tickets

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Valentine’s Day 2019 – Easy Entertaining

February 14 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Café at Easy Entertaining, 166 Valley St. Building #10
Providence, RI 02909 United States
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$95

We're offering a 3 course, prex fixe menu this Valentine's Day. $95 per couple includes an appetizer to share, to entrees, a dessert to share, and a bottle of wine. Menu available at easyentertainingri.com/upcoming-events Reservations Required (401) 437-6090 x2 | nik@easyentertainingri.com

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Easy Entertaining Cooking Class – Dumplings 101

February 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Café at Easy Entertaining, 166 Valley St. Building #10
Providence, RI 02909 United States
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$35

Learn to make a favorite take-out staple at home. This demonstration based class will showcase 4 different styles of dumplings ranging in both flavor profiles and cultural origination. All classes are demonstration based. Pricing includes demonstrations and explanations of recipes, tastes of each recipe demonstrated, and printed copies of each recipe taught. If you cancel your reservation with 24 hours notice you will receive a refund in full for your spot(s). If you cancel your reservation within 24 hours of…

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March 2019

Easy Entertaining Cooking Class – Ramen 101

March 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Café at Easy Entertaining, 166 Valley St. Building #10
Providence, RI 02909 United States
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$35

Who doesn’t love ramen? We’re not talking the $0.49 cent packs in the supermarket - we’re talking flavorful, comforting, and delectable soup with noodles, veggies and other wonderful things. This class will teach you ramen from the broth up - we’ll build a flavorful base before we talk add-ins and protein options. Get cozy on the couch with ab owl of noodles & your favorite movie after this class! All classes are demonstration based. Pricing includes demonstrations and explanations of…

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Easy Entertaining Cooking Class – Laid Back Desserts

March 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Café at Easy Entertaining, 166 Valley St. Building #10
Providence, RI 02909 United States
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$35

You won’t need to spend hours crafting dessert after this class. This demonstration based offering will showcase 4-5 simple & easy recipes to satiate your sweet tooth - perfect for when the sugar cravings hit during your favorite Netflix binge. Recipes may include mug cakes, slow cooker molten lava cake, no-churn ice cream & more. All classes are demonstration based. Pricing includes demonstrations and explanations of recipes, tastes of each recipe demonstrated, and printed copies of each recipe taught. If…

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Easy Entertaining Fundraising for National Down Syndrome Society

March 21 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
The Café at Easy Entertaining, 166 Valley St. Building #10
Providence, RI 02909 United States
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We will be donating 100% of breakfast and lunch sales on March 21st to the National Down Syndrome Society so make sure to stop by for a bite and show your support. We will be selling our signature chocolate chip cookies to support Sophias Run for 3, 2, 1 campaign. 100% of cookie sales will be donated directly to Sophia's campaign. Cookies can be pre-ordered for pick-up on Thursday March 21st but will also be sold a la carte at…

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Easy Entertaining World Down Syndrome Day Fundraiser

March 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Café at Easy Entertaining, 166 Valley St. Building #10
Providence, RI 02909 United States
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$30

You're invited to partake in our annual #WorldDownSyndromeDay fundraiser! Thursday March 21st is World Down Syndrome Day and each year we set out to raise funds for various down syndrome associations in support of Chef Ashley, her husband Ben and their (adorable) daughter Sophia. This year we'll be hosting a cocktail party fundraiser the evening of March 21st. Tickets are $30 and include food and beverage. Proceeds from all ticket sales for the cocktail party will be donated directly to…

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April 2019

Easy Entertaining Cooking Class – Fatto a Mano

April 9 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
The Café at Easy Entertaining, 166 Valley St. Building #10
Providence, RI 02909 United States
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$40

New and improved! This class will start with a demonstration on making your own pasta dough followed by a how-to on building a filled pasta shape (ravioli, tortellini, etc,). From there, each group will be given their own dough and pre-made filling to roll out and craft their own filled pasta. *This class is demonstration based and hands-on. Does not include a tasting portion but you will get to take the pasta you make home with you* All classes are…

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Easy Entertaining Burger Night

April 29 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Café at Easy Entertaining, 166 Valley St. Building #10
Providence, RI 02909 United States
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This month's #BurgerNight pop-up will have an ALL-NEW menu featuring our signature twists on Providence's favorite burger. Grab a table to get your fill of Blackbird Farm's 100% Angus! Menu to Follow Potential wine specials TBA Reservations Recommended (401) 437-6090 | nik@EasyEntertainingRI.com

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May 2019

Mother’s Day 2019 – Easy Entertaining

May 12 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Café at Easy Entertaining, 166 Valley St. Building #10
Providence, RI 02909 United States
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We're now accepting reservations for this year's annual Mother's Day Brunch Buffet! Three seatings are available at 9a, 11a and 1p. Ticket price grants you access to all tasting tables, beverages are added on a la carte. Adults $39/guest | Kids 5-12, $19 | Kids under 5, $10 Menu to follow Reservations Required (401) 437-6090 | nik@easyentertainingri.com

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Easy Entertaining Mother’s Day “T” With The Down Syndrome Society of RI

May 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Café at Easy Entertaining, 166 Valley St. Building #10
Providence, RI 02909 United States
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$15

Mother's Day "T" in support of all moms out there with kiddos with "T21"! Come join the Down Syndrome Society of RI, Inc. and Easy Entertaining Inc. to celebrate all of you amazing mothers out there! This is open to mothers, grandmothers, and all mother figures! There is going to be coffees, teas, and some light snacks (which all sound delicious by the way)! This is a chance for all you moms to catch a break and enjoy a nice…

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June 2019

Easy Entertaining Inc. Father’s Day 2019 Burger Night

June 16 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Café at Easy Entertaining, 166 Valley St. Building #10
Providence, RI 02909 United States
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Give Dad the night off from the grill and treat him to an Easy Entertaining #BurgerNight. We're sure there's nothing he'd enjoy more than a Blackbird Farm's burger and a cold beer. Reservations highly recommendedMenu to follow(401) 437-6090 | nik@easyentertainingri.com

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July 2019

Easy Entertaining Cooking Class – Shuck Up Cooking Class

July 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Café at Easy Entertaining, 166 Valley St. Building #10
Providence, RI 02909 United States
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$30

We have access to some of the world’s best shellfish living in Rhode Island. If you love to enjoy one of this little state’s best offerings but don’t know how to shuck, join us for this class on how to build the perfect raw bar for entertaining (or just because). We’ll learn about pre-schucking, homemade accompaniments, and methods to step up your raw bar game with shrimp, crab or lobster. This class includes (6) oysters per guest and a complimentary…

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Easy Entertaining Cooking Class – Grilling Garnishes Cooking Class

July 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Café at Easy Entertaining, 166 Valley St. Building #10
Providence, RI 02909 United States
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$30

Take your summer grilling game up a notch with these simple, amazing and make-ahead sauces & garnishes. Master the perfect aioli with farm fresh eggs, learn more about the history and variations of chimichurri and dive into romesco and quick pickles to accompany your grilled veggies & smoked meats this summer. (This class is suitable for vegetarian vegan, gluten free and dairy free guests. Includes samples of each dish with wine or beer available for purchase).

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