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The Welcome Party, A Summer Soiree

Sun Valley Culinary Institute presents The Welcome Party on Saturday, June 22 at 6 p.m., for A Summer Soiree celebration at a private Sun Valley Home with good friends, exceptional wine and fabulous food prepared by celebrity Chef Art Smith and Food Network insider Bruce Seidel. Enjoy a seated dinner, live and silent auction, and paddle up, and then dance the night away with music by DJ SID3S. The Welcome Party supports the Sun Valley Culinary Institute Scholarship Fund, which assists with student education costs while supporting Wood River Valley’s restaurant community. Tickets start at $350-$500 and $5,000 for table sponsorship. To learn more, visit sunvalleyculinary.org.

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33rd Annual Cowboy Ball

Get ready to shine at the 33rd Annual Cowboy Ball, the ultimate celebration that fuels our mission! This spectacular event is not only a blast but also our primary fundraiser. Let your inner Rhinestone Cowboy sparkle and support a great cause! We are proud to make a difference in the community by supporting individuals with disabilities and special needs with the help of our amazing equines and volunteers. Join us for a night of live music, delicious food, exciting auctions, and dancing the night away. Tickets on sale in May.

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Sun Valley Culinary Institute Holiday Open House

Visit the Sun Valley Culinary Institute and indulge in complimentary treats, including bites, hot chocolate, mulled wine, and more! DJ Alex will be providing the tunes, and SVCI students will be available to share their experiences. Discover details about the SVCI Wine Club, enjoy hourly cooking demonstrations, and have a chance to win fantastic raffle items.

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Apres with Esta at the Sun Valley Culinary Institute

Join Esta Hornstein for the third annual Après with Esta at the Sun Valley Culinary Institute (SVCI), recreating the East Coast deli experience for après ski, including matzo ball soup, chopped liver, Reuben or corned beef sandwiches, latkes with Crème Fraiche and caviar or smoked salmon, noodle kugel and pigs in a blanket made to order at SVCI. Pre-order matzo ball soup is available.

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Max Lugavere • Book Event

Max Lugavere is a health and science journalist, filmmaker, and bestselling author. His first book, Genius Foods: Become Smarter, Happier, and More Productive While Protecting Your Brain for Life, a New York Times bestseller, challenged our understanding of diet’s impact on brain health and was published in 8 languages around the globe. He is the host of The Genius Life, one of the top health and wellness podcasts in the U.S, and he contributes to a variety of television programs like The Today Show, NBC Nightly News, PBS’s Brief but Spectacular, and The Doctors. These engagements, along with features in VICE, Fast Company, The New York Times, People Magazine, and CNN have made him a respected and well-known voice in the field. An engaging and internationally sought-after speaker on topical health and wellness topics, Lugavere regularly leads keynote talks and corporate seminars around the world, including SXSW, TEDx, the New York Academy of Sciences, the Biohacker Summit in Stockholm, and many others. More info on Max is available at his YouTube channel: Copies of Max’s books will be for sale after the event, and he’ll be signing books in the lobby. General Admission Tickets • $20.00 VIP Tickets (includes preferred …

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Gingerbread House Decorating

Embrace the festive spirit for a delightful afternoon of Gingerbread House Decorating at the Sun Valley Culinary Institute. Crafted by the talented hands of Ketchum’s own Mary Jones, each gingerbread house is a testament to local artistry and holiday magic for ages 13 and under (12 and under must be accompanied by an adult).

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MESH Gallery Holiday Party

MESH Gallery’s 2023 Holiday Party Please join us Friday, December 22nd for snacks, beverages, and new images as we celebrate the holiday season and welcome in the upcoming New Year. 420 4th Street East. Ketchum, Idaho. We would love to have you stop by!

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12th Annual Empty Bowls to benefit Blaine County Charitable Fund

Join us for the 12th annual Empty Bowls Event on Sunday, January 21st. Blaine County Charitable Fund, Boulder Mountain Clayworks and the Church of the Big Wood are hosting the annual Empty Bowls event January 21st from 11:30 am – 2 pm at the Church of the Big Wood. Previously hosted and benefiting the Hunger Coalition, the fundraiser was handed over to the Blaine County Charitable Fund. ​ Purchase a handmade bowl for $25 and fill with generous helpings of soup, chili, salad, bread and dessert from local chefs.

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Sun Valley Culinary Institute Bistro 211 Pop-Up Lunch

The Sun Valley Culinary (SVCI) Institute introduces its new class of culinary students for SVCI’s Bistro 211 Pop-Up Lunch. SVCI’s talented new class of students wrap up their first instruction block with a delectable three-course prix fixe lunch to go. Come by the Sun Valley Culinary Institute to order to go. Seating is limited at SVCI and available on a first-come, first-available basis. Choice of soup or salad of roasted butternut squash soup with fresh herbs, Crème Fraîche, and a petite salad of chopped kale and spring mixed greens with honey vinaigrette. For a second course, choice of salad or sandwich with a chef salad with chopped kale and spring mix salad with grilled pear, gorgonzola, candied pumpkin seeds, and honey vinaigrette. Add grilled chicken for extra delight. Sandwiches include a shiitake Báhn Mi or blackened rock bass with lime cilantro aioli and tropical pineapple mango slaw. A third option for the second course is the SVCI Ketchum N’ Burn Em’ Burger, which is a local 1/3 pound burger patty with cheddar, brisket, bacon, BBQ sauce, pickled red onion and baby arugula topped with a crispy onion ring. All sandwiches are served with freshly made kettle chips. Indulge in Aracely’s …