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Taste Detroit through a Private Chef
Enjoy your very own private chef experience at your place! Learn the secrets hidden within each dish, and enjoy a delicious multi-course meal. Get ready to discover the taste of Detroit without leaving your own dining room! I will arrive 90 minutes before your preferred dining time in order to begin working my magic. I won't arrive empty-handed! No-no, I will show up at your doorstep equipped with every ingredient needed in order to prepare your meal. Feel free to put your apron on and cook some of the dishes with me! I am eager to share with you the secrets behind my recipes and Detroit local hidden treasures. Not in the mood? Well then lay down, relax, enjoy a few appetizers and allow me and my team to take care of you. Eat, share, drink, laugh, and explore Detroit dining scene from your own table. Oh and don’t worry about tidying up, everything will be left spotless for you to continue to enjoy! To have a closer look at my menus, send me a direct message and I will send them your way! Take advantage of our group discounts! ★ 20% OFF — groups from 4 to 5 guests ★ 30% OFF — groups of +6 guests
Roasting Experience at 14th Coffee Co
Greeted at the coffee house by our barista host, you’ll be offered a coffee drink of your choice; lattes, cappuccino, pour overs, americanos, cold brew and more. While enjoying your coffee; our Coffee Roaster will be in action, you’ll witness how we start from a green coffee bean, dropped into the roaster, and then spilled out hot.. our roasted bean cooling off in the agigtator; while emersed in the scent of freshly roasted coffee; you’ll learn the process of creating our different profiles, origins of specialty beans used, the different kinds of roasts and blends and how they come about. We will then tour the property, experiencing the smell the coffee roaster puts into the air; you’ll see a vintage 1950s truck, Airstream, refurbished old barn, farmhouse and walk through the gardens, greenhouse and take in the serenity of nature; you will be welcomed to another coffee drink (we recommend a cold brew on those sunny days!) A charcuterie board to enjoy during roast as well as cafe treats paired with each different blend of coffee we sample. We’ll finish off in coffee house where today’s roast can be sampled, & there will be a gift basket with our blends and more for you take home! Other things to note Visitors of 14th Coffee Co often take pictures - so bringing a camera.. or your phone camera!
Viand's Harvest Cooking Class
A hands on cooking class where you'll learn to make 3 dishes and flatbread. Itinerary: - Start by meeting your host and fellow students. - Listen and learn about what we're cooking for the evening. - Join in and help prepare and cook the meal. - Drink wines that we'll pair with the dinner. - Eat the meal. - We'll do all the cleanup. Don't want to cook? You don't have to. Sit back, relax, watch and enjoy yourself! Learn what Farm-To-Table really means with friends, both new and old, in a modern, tasteful environment. Eat, drink, learn and most of all, have fun!
Nova Maple Syrup Farm Tour
Have you ever wondered how maple syrup is made? Our tour will show you the whole process from tap to table! We start by looking at an individual maple tree, explaining the tapping process and how sap travels to the sugar shack to be boiled into syrup. See tubes, tanks, pumps, reverse osmosis, and our 6x18’ evaporator, learning fun facts about sap and syrup. We explain how our other products are made, such as maple sugar, cream, and candy. We’ll answer questions along the way, sampling various products, all of which are available for purchase at the end of the tour. Other things to note: * Wear clothing and footwear suitable for the season and for some light walking. * As a small family business it is sometimes difficult to maintain regular dates/times of tours listed on our calendar. If you are interested in taking a tour, please contact us with your desired date/time and we will do our best to accommodate you and your group.
Love of Glass- Beginners class making glass hearts
During this fun and exciting hour you will learn and practice the basics in the art of Lampworking. We will start off by learning about the tools, equipment, glass and rules. Then you will get some torch time to explore how the glass feels under different heat conditions. I will then do a demo on how to make a heart. Then you take the wheel! With my guidance you will melt, cut, shape and mold your heart! I will then add a bail for you to wear as a pendant. You will leave with your piece and the demo piece. No loose fitting clothes. Long hair should be pulled back. No open toed shoes or sandals. We will be working with FIRE AND HOT GLASS! Each person takes an hour to 1.5 hours. a group of 2 will be here for 2-3 hours.
Pottery Party Make, build, create and paint pottery
Let's create and party at Chrys' Porcelain Pottery Party! All guests will use clay to create, build and paint their own hand-built pottery projects! Chrys will guild everyone to make whatever their hearts desire using basic hand-building techniques. Or try your hand at the potter's wheel for an additional cost!
Learn to paint like Bob Ross!
Let's have a great time painting a complete oil painting just like Bob Ross in one afternoon. We will start just as Bob did, putting on layers of sky, clouds, and water, and build our landscape scene with strong mountains, or gently sloping hills and of course, lots of happy trees! All supplies are included and no previous painting experience is needed. You can do this! Certified Bob Ross Instructors have gone though intensive training and are approved by Bob Ross Inc. to teach Bob's method. You will leave with a complete painting, and memories to share with friends and family!
Phat Kat's Essential Detroit Tour
We'll meet at the Fisher Building on West Grand Boulevard for a tour of what I personally consider to be the Detroit Essentials. As we drive from stop to stop, I'll point out Detroit architecture and significant cultural places, and share details and trivia only a native Detroiter would know--and talk about changes I've seen in the city through the years. From the Fisher Building, we will travel to the Motown Museum, the Packard Plant, the Heidelberg Project, Eastern Market, Belle Isle, Joe Louis monument, Michigan Central Station, Corktown, and the Guardian Building. We'll end up back at the Fisher Building, where you can peruse the goods at The Pure Detroit store and show off your honorary Detroiter status when you return home. I love to answer questions about what Detroit was like growing up in the '70s and '80s and about my musical career--especially the early days when I worked with such Detroit legends as the late great producer J. Dilla.
Create handcrafted skincare at The Scent Experience
At our Scent Experience parties, you can create your own handcrafted skincare products. You will explore our selection of essential oils and fragrances to create a custom scent all you own. You will then add your scent to our base product to create your own signature sugar scrub, body oil, or and/or bath tea soak. Dried flowers and color option are also available for the perfect handcrafted creation to use at home for weeks to come. Our parties are great for date nights, girls’ night out, bridal showers, baby showers, or any other special occasion.
Learn & Enjoy the Wines of Lake Erie Wine County
Locale Wine Tours goal is to bring Local Chautauqua Businesses, Wineries and People together. We provide a 3.5 hour tour to 3 local Lake Erie Wine Country Vineyards. Each winery includes a curated flight & one stop always includes a specially wine& food pairing. Our tour guide is a WSET certified sommelier who will share the locale region's history, viticulture and the story behind each winery. This is the only wine tour in the region, and it is a very special way to experience the area.
Alignment Yoga Foundations - Lesson in Fully Equipped Studio
Practice for 90 minutes in a fully-equipped studio with an experienced yoga and meditation instructor. The lesson is designed to give you the tools to explore and deepen your relationship with the most elemental postures in yoga from an alignment perspective. You will experience a safe and effective opening of energetic pathways in the body, and end the practice by completing the cycle, finding closure, and taking rest. The classes are challenging, yet fun, loving, and lighthearted! You should leave feeling relaxed, refreshed, and rejuvenated.
Urban Photography Class
Do you love photography? Do you have a hard time capturing the beauty you see in a picture? I am a professional photographer who wants to share his art form with anyone who is interested. In this experience we will go on a guided tour through some of Windsor's most interesting urban landscapes. I will teach you about how to use composition, lighting and angle to create a great image. Any camera including a phone is fine to use during this experience. We explore some of Windsor’s most interesting neighborhoods while learning how capture the mind's eye on film. By the end of the experience, you will meet some new friends and gain a deeper understanding of what elements are necessary to capture amazing images of urban landscapes.
International Exposition Center
Come on a tour and find out how the concept of the exhibition complex was created, how much the Bugatti Veyron costs. I invite you to the International Exposition Center in Cleveland. The exhibition begins with a motorcycle collection of 13 exhibits. Most of them are located on the first floor of the exhibition center. The pride of this area is the Italian Vespa scooter, the first scooter in history, which was developed in 1946 and is still in production. You will not only see the cars but also hear my informative stories.
Cleveland Rocks Guitar String Bracelet
Come and Create Rock Hall inspired guitar string bracelets! Your memory of Cleveland will be made of guitar strings, craft wire and semiprecious stones. You will be able to make up to two bracelets in one and a half hours and we can make bracelets in various sizes and styles for men and women. All materials are provided. Other things to note This is a fairly simply jewelry making project but you do need to have moderate hand strength. Please bring glasses if you need them to see small objects. We are wheelchair accessible so don't worry about that. If you need any special accommodations, please don't hesitate to ask.
Local Meditation Night
Join local meditators to learn about the essential concepts of meditation. We have a group discussion to build working models and lay a foundation for understanding why it works, then dig in and explore the practice together in a guided session. This is a ~15-minute lesson in the mechanics of meditation, followed by a guided meditation. After mapping out our understanding of the science, we will chart our course and jump together into "the river of change," applying what we've learned in an extended seated session for 45-60 minutes. We also make space for 5-10 minutes of integrated rest and assimilation at the very end. We are aiming in each session to relax the heart and awaken the brain, thereby creating a sense of balance and harmony between our emotional center and intellectual center. We close with an integrated resting period to assimilate the effects of our meditation and carry them with us into the evening.