What: Marcos Murillo has designed a full dinner menu for his Tapa the World visit at this month’s Plates Guest Chef Dinner to benefit St. John’s Shelter for Women & Children.
When: 6-8:30 p.m. Thursday
Where: Plates Cafe & Catering, 14 Business Park Way, Sacramento
Information: (916) 381-2233; TapaGCD.Eventbrite.com
What: The fundraiser for River City Food Bank features gourmet soups, bread and dessert from Classique Catering, and you get to take home the handmade bowl.
When: Monday 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.; Tuesday 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Where: Sacramento Convention Center, 1400 J St., Sacramento
Cost: $30 lunch, $60 dinner (includes wine)
Information: (916) 446-2627; www.rivercityfoodbank.org
Classic Italian cooking class
What: Learn to use seasonal ingredients to tap into the regional flavors of classic Italian cuisine in a class that will cover, among other dishes, Sardinian “music paper bread,” peas with prosciutto and panna cotta.
When: 10 a.m.-noon Tuesday
Where: Marisolio Tasting Bar, 488 Main St., Murphys
Information: (209) 728-8853; marisolio.com
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