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HISTORIC DOWNTOWN ALBANY FOOD TOUR
Friday, June 7
This leisurely three hour, 1.5 mile walk includes plenty of refreshing stops to six different food/beverage tastings so it’s suited for most ages and fitness levels. Put on your walking shoes for an entertaining and delicious way to experience Albany. New York’s Capital City for 320+ years is undergoing a culinary and craft brewing boom. You’ll sip and sample from restaurants that are spicing up Albany’s food scene. Discover stunning architecture and cultural tidbits that will help you develop a fresh perspective on New York’s Capital City. This food tour will tell the story of a city in a delicious way – tasting local foods and getting exposure to the entrepreneurs who are bringing creativity to their city. Wear comfortable walking shoes, have the ability to walk uphill and downhill, and come hungry – by the end of the tour you will have eaten a complete lunch. This course is taught by Amy Koren-Roth, a registered dietitian/nutritionist who is passionate about cooking, travel, and exciting others about her food loves and recommendations. She launched Taste of Troy Food Tours’ Central Troy Historic District Food Tour in May 2016. Click here to register.
TROY HISTORIC FOOD TOUR
Saturday, June 8
10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Put on your walking shoes for an entertaining and delicious way to learn about Troy, its ups and downs, and the role food is playing in bringing this architectural gem back to life. You’ll sip and sample some New York classic flavors (often with a new twist) at five tastings, bites, and sips – linked to Troy’s past and present. Of course, we will sprinkle in history, architecture, and culture to round out your perfect Saturday in the Collar City. We meet outside our first taste stop, 275 River Street, Troy. Our Central Troy Historic District Food Tour is a leisurely, progressive brunch over the course of three hours, with a 1.5 mile walk with frequent refreshing and informative stops along the way, so it’s suited for most ages and fitness levels. We’ll end at the Troy Waterfront Farmer’s Market, with plenty of time for you to shop and explore the 80+ vendors. Let your culinary adventure begin. This course is taught by Amy Koren-Roth, a registered dietitian/nutritionist who is passionate about cooking, travel and exciting others about her food loves and recommendations. She launched Taste of Troy Food Tours’ Central Troy Historic District Food Tour in May 2016. Click here to register.
BARTENDING 101 – CREATIVE MIXOLOGY
Mondays, June 3 – July 22
This course will provide you with the basic skills needed to work at and manage a bar that serves alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. It will introduce basic production processes and varieties of alcoholic beverages. Laws and procedures related to responsible alcohol service will be explored and reviewed. Students will become certified through the Training and Intervention Program for Servers of Alcohol (TIPS). Materials Fee: approximately $30, TIPS booklet to be purchased through the instructor prior to class. Please e-mail the instructor at firstname.lastname@example.org. Students must be 18 years of age or older. This class is taught by Jay Larkin, Assistant Professor in the School of Hotel, Culinary Arts and Tourism. Click here to register.