To Do: Man Cooking Lessons

Chef Peter Smith (pictured) of PS 7's has teamed up with to host a series of man-centric cooking classes, starting this Saturday.

Each session costs $75 and includes a hands-on cooking class in the restaurant's kitchen, a mixology lesson, a three-course lunch and recipe cards for each dish. Here's the schedule:

June 21, Playing with Fire — Smith will demonstrate creative techniques of grilling and fire roasting. Also features a demonstration of flambéed cocktails.

July 12, Football Food: Charcuterie and Small Plates — Learn how to house-cure and create charcuterie including pepperoni, mortadella, prosciutto and salumi. Smith will also teach recipes for innovative appetizers.

Aug. 16, Grilling and Meat Rubs — Smith will demonstrate how to use spice rubs without overpowering the flavor of the meat. Learn several recipes for meat rubs, how to use wood chips for flavor and get tips for grilling meat and fish.

Classes start at noon, and reservations are required. Call PS 7’s at 202.742.8550 to sign up.