Special Events

Interested in hosting your own event? See our Private Events & Catering page

Chef’s Table (100/person, limited to 30 seats) 

Come ready to enjoy a dinner like you’ve never had before! The monthly chef’s table includes a seven course meal based on a specific region in Italy with perfectly paired wines. The menu and wine list change monthly—always something new. A native Italian will regale you with the history of the region and its dishes. Below are the months and corresponding regions.

A Credit Card is needed to hold reservation.  In the event of cancellation, a $50 deposit will  be charged to the card on file.  Spots can be gifted but not exchanged.  

Our next Chef’s Table will be held on Wednesday, July 17 at 6:30. The menu features the region of Lazio.  Below is the menu:

  1. Carcioffi Romani- Artichoke in a Roman style sauce
  2. Suppli Romani- Rice balls stuffed with mozzarella
  3. Spaghetti Cacio e Pepe- Spaghetti with a cheese and pepper sauce
  4. Bucatini all’Amatriciana- Pasta with a spicy tomato sauce with guanciale
  5. Salti in Bocca alla Romana- Veal, prosciutto, provolone, creamy butter sauce
  6. Colla alla Vacinara- Braised Oxtail in a tomato sauce
  7. Dessert TBD

Wine Tastings (20/person)

Next Tasting: Wednesday, August 7 from 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. 16 spots left -OR- from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m 16 spots left

Taste and enjoy wines from the region of the month!  Light antipasti will be included.  $20 per person.

Payment in full is required for registration. No refunds.  Dates can be transferred or exchanged pending that we can fill your spot.

Language Classes (30/person)

Call for a lesson time that works with your schedule!

Learn the most beautiful language in the world. A native Italian will teach you the basics of conversation. Classes are an hour. Enjoy appetizers and beverages at half price during the class!

If you are more advance in your language skills, let us know and we can arrange a special date and time for you.

Class packages are available: 3 pack-$75, 6 pack-$120, 10 pack $150

Payment in full is required for registration. No refunds.  No exchanges.

Cooking classes: Now at Whittingham’s!

Learn how to cook like an Italian! Each cooking class will cover the skills needed to cook simple, classic Italian fare. Better yet—you’ll learn from a real Italian chef!

To book this class, please contact Whittingham’s at 540-374-0443 or info@shopwhittingham.com. Reservations are required for Cooking Classes. Your spot will not be reserved until payment is made in full, and no refunds will be issued less than 48 hours before the class takes place.