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Deli-ca-Lessons

Welcome to the Deli halls of flavor where learning is for life! Whatever your fancy, we’ve got a (deli-ca)lesson for you. We’ll even let you eat in class. Events for kids and adults alike!

August 2017
September Specials at Zingerman's Deli
$15

September Specials Sneak Peak

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Zingerman’s Deli,
422 Detroit St., Ann Arbor, 48104

Get that Deli VIP treatment and be the first to know about our featured products for September before we announce them publicly!

In this casual class setting, we’ll discuss the story behind the food as well as taste a few of the products. We will go over the tasting process that your favorite retail folks do on a daily basis. Let’s learn and taste some great food.

All participants will also receive a 20% off coupon to use after the tasting.

Here are a couple quotes from attendees of the first ever August Special Premiere:

“Great variety of flavors and items, great value, perfect duration, knowledgable instructor!”
“Fun. I had FUN!”

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September 2017
Zingerman's Kids Lunchbox
$15

Just for Kids – Back to School Lunchbox Faves

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Zingerman’s Upstairs Next Door,
422 Detroit St., Ann Arbor, MI 48104 United States

Hey kids, don’t be sad that summer is over. Time to up your lunch box game and be the envy of your school lunch table. In this class JUST FOR KIDS, we’ll explore all our Deli-cious back to school lunch box faves! We’ll taste our way through a variety of fun and flavorful sandwich fixins and dippin spreads. And don’t forget the sweet treats! You won’t want to trade these noshes with your friends, so bring them to the class with you so they can pack their own!

We think kids ages 4-14 would most enjoy this tasting. The cost is $15 per child. Parents are welcome to attend at no charge and observe on the sidelines. All participants will receive a 20% off coupon to use after the tasting to eat and/or shop at the Deli. Please include your child’s name, age, and any allergy information in the comments field when you register. Thank you!

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Zingerman's Paella
Free

32nd Annual Fiesta de España – Paella Throwdown #1

Sunday, September 17, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Zingerman’s Deli,
422 Detroit St., Ann Arbor, 48104

11am ’till the Paella’s gone!

Paella Presentation at noon: The show is free — the Paella is sold by the pound.

Our 32nd annual celebration of the fabulous foods of Spain culminates with a two-grill Paella throwdown on Zingerman’s Patio. Join us at noon for a step-by-step presentation on how to prepare this prized Spanish dish, then Chef Rodger and his crew deal the goods: three kinds of traditional Paella — Chicken/Chorizo, Seafood and Vegetarian all grilled over mesquite. Those in the know will be lined up for the padron peppers. New to the occasion this year, Zingerman’s Bakehouse has whipped up some special desserts for the festivities –Torta de Santiago and chocolate Miguelitos. And don’t forget the real Valencian-style tiger nut Horchata –RAAAAWR! It’s gonna be epic – mark your calendars and come early – because one thing is guaranteed, the Paella flies like hot cakes!

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Zingerman's Paella
Free

32nd Annual Fiesta de España – Paella Throwdown #2

Sunday, September 24, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Zingerman’s Deli,
422 Detroit St., Ann Arbor, 48104

11am ’till the Paella’s gone!

Paella Presentation at noon: The show is free — the Paella is sold by the pound.

Our 32nd annual celebration of the fabulous foods of Spain culminates with a two-grill Paella throwdown on Zingerman’s Patio. Join us at noon for a step-by-step presentation on how to prepare this prized Spanish dish, then Chef Rodger and his crew deal the goods: three kinds of traditional Paella — Chicken/Chorizo, Seafood and Vegetarian all grilled over mesquite. Those in the know will be lined up for the padron peppers. New to the occasion this year, Zingerman’s Bakehouse has whipped up some special desserts for the festivities –Torta de Santiago and chocolate Miguelitos. And don’t forget the real Valencian-style tiger nut Horchata –RAAAAWR! It’s gonna be epic – mark your calendars and come early – because one thing is guaranteed, the Paella flies like hot cakes!

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Zingerman's November Specials Premiere
$15

October Specials Sneak Peak

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Zingerman’s Upstairs Next Door,
422 Detroit St., Ann Arbor, MI 48104 United States

Get that Deli VIP treatment and be the first to know about our featured products for October before we announce them publicly!

In this casual class setting, we’ll discuss the story behind the food as well as taste a few of the products. We will go over the tasting process that your favorite retail folks do on a daily basis. Let’s learn and taste some great food.
All participants will also receive a 20% off coupon to use after the tasting.

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October 2017
Zingerman's padron pepper
Free

32nd Annual Fiesta de España – PAELLA FINAL THROWDOWN!!!

Sunday, October 1, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Zingerman’s Deli,
422 Detroit St., Ann Arbor, 48104

11am ’till the Paella’s gone!

Paella Presentation at noon: The show is free — the Paella is sold by the pound.

Our 32nd annual celebration of the fabulous foods of Spain culminates with a two-grill Paella throwdown on Zingerman’s Patio. Join us at noon for a step-by-step presentation on how to prepare this prized Spanish dish, then Chef Rodger and his crew deal the goods: three kinds of traditional Paella — Chicken/Chorizo, Seafood and Vegetarian all grilled over mesquite. Those in the know will be lined up for the padron peppers. New to the occasion this year, Zingerman’s Bakehouse has whipped up some special desserts for the festivities –Torta de Santiago and chocolate Miguelitos. And don’t forget the real Valencian-style tiger nut Horchata –RAAAAWR! It’s gonna be epic – mark your calendars and come early – because one thing is guaranteed, the Paella flies like hot cakes!

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Zingerman's candy & confections
$15

Just for Kids: Explore the World of CANDY!

Thursday, October 12, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Zingerman’s Upstairs Next Door,
422 Detroit St., Ann Arbor, MI 48104 United States

OMG! Just in time for Halloween … we’re holding another class all about candy … just for kids!! Our sweet treat experts from Zingerman’s Next Door will tell you why the candy we sell at Zingerman’s Deli is so special. You’ll learn all about our favorites, hear some stories about our favorite candy makers, and learn about some of our more interesting selections. Best part of the class – we’re gonna eat some candy!

We think kids ages 4-14 would most enjoy this tasting. Parents are welcome to attend at no charge and observe on the sidelines. All participants will receive a 20% off coupon to use after the tasting to eat and/or shop at the Deli. Please include your child’s name, age, and any allergy information in the comments field when you register. Thank you!

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Zingerman's November Premiere Specials
$15

November Specials Sneak Peak

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Zingerman’s Upstairs Next Door,
422 Detroit St., Ann Arbor, MI 48104 United States

Get that Deli VIP treatment and be the first to know about our featured products for November before we announce them publicly!

In this casual class setting, we’ll discuss the story behind the food as well as taste a few of the products. We will go over the tasting process that your favorite retail folks do on a daily basis. Let’s learn and taste some great food.

All participants will also receive a 20% off coupon to use after the tasting.

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$8

Halloween Hootenanny

Thursday, October 26, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Zingerman’s Deli,
422 Detroit St., Ann Arbor, 48104

The Hootenanny is a fun evening of Halloween treats and activities! There will be Pumpkin Drawing, Kooky Cookie Decorating, Face Painting and more. Whether you’re meeting to share costumes and a play date or just stopping by on your way home from school, visit the Deli and have some Halloween fun! You’ll enjoy music and snacks like apple slices and popcorn as you participate at your own pace. Costumes are not required, but they are encouraged!

Parents attend for free!

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November 2017
$15

JUST FOR KIDS: Explore the World of Parmigiano-Reggiano

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Zingerman’s Upstairs Next Door,
422 Detroit St., Ann Arbor, MI 48104 United States

Calling all budding cheesemongers to join us for a delicious introduction to the KING OF CHEESE!! Come taste and learn all about the world of Parmigiano-Reggiano! We’ll tell you all about how we choose which Parm we bring from Italy to our cheese counter in Ann Arbor and what makes it different from the Parm you will find elsewhere. And best part of the class – we’ll taste several different kinds!

We think kids ages 4-14 would most enjoy this tasting. Parents are welcome to attend at no charge and observe on the sidelines. All participants will receive a 20% off coupon to use after the tasting to eat and/or shop at the Deli. Please include your child’s name, age, and any allergy information in the comments field when you register. Thank you!

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December 2017
Zingerman's Bakehouse Chocolate Cake
$15

JUST FOR KIDS: Explore the World of Baked Goods!

Thursday, December 7, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Zingerman’s Upstairs Next Door,
422 Detroit St., Ann Arbor, MI 48104 United States

It’s that awesome time of year when it seems there’s a party or holiday celebration every other day. Be the star of your next family gathering or school potluck and come with all the knowledge about the full flavored baked goods made at Zingerman’s Bakehouse. We’ll sample some of our favorites at this tasting JUST FOR KIDS – cake, pie, and breakfast pastries. Learn about how they are made and why you really can taste the difference at Zingerman’s.

We think kids ages 4-14 would most enjoy this tasting. Parents are welcome to attend at no charge and observe on the sidelines. All participants will receive a 20% off coupon to use after the tasting to eat and/or shop at the Deli. Please include your child’s name, age, and any allergy information in the comments field when you register. Thank you!

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January 2018
Zingerman's Pesto Pasta
$15

JUST FOR KIDS: Explore the World of Sauces!

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Zingerman’s Upstairs Next Door,
422 Detroit St., Ann Arbor, MI 48104 United States

We have a wide range of delicious sauces on our Deli shelves and we want to taste them with you! In this tasting JUST FOR KIDS, we’ll explore the world of sauces and the places all over the world where we get them from. We’ll talk all about their special ingredients and our favorite ways to eat them.

We think kids ages 4-14 would most enjoy this tasting. Parents are welcome to attend at no charge and observe on the sidelines. All participants will receive a 20% off coupon to use after the tasting to eat and/or shop at the Deli. Please include your child’s name, age, and any allergy information in the comments field when you register. Thank you!

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Zingerman's February Specials Premiere
$15

February Specials Sneak Peak

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Zingerman’s Upstairs Next Door,
422 Detroit St., Ann Arbor, MI 48104 United States

Get that Deli VIP treatment and be the first to know about our featured products for September before we announce them publicly!

In this casual class setting, we’ll discuss the story behind the food as well as taste a few of the products. We will go over the tasting process that your favorite retail folks do on a daily basis. Let’s learn and taste some great food.
All participants will also receive a 20% off coupon to use after the tasting.

Reserve a Spot »