Special Events

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


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

Next Chef’s Table: Wednesday, November 20 beginning at  6:30 p.m.

Come ready to enjoy a dinner like you’ve never had before! Our chef’s table includes a seven course meal based on a specific region(s) 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. 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.  

The menu for November features the region of Friuli.  Menu TBA!


Wine Tastings (25/person)

Next Tasting: Wednesday, October 2 from 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. -OR- from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m 

Taste and enjoy wines from the region of the month!  Light antipasti will be included.  $25 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.