Attention foodies! La Bottega, 64 George St., Ottawa offers cooking classes on the last two Thursdays of each month (except December). Next classes are November 17, 24. The two host chefs are Mario Novati and Michael Cummings. Chef Mario is a traditional Italian chef and Chef Michael is contemporary Italian. Each class consists of several courses prepared in an intimate setting in the restaurant. Two glasses of wine are offered with the meal. Each class cost $60.00 plus taxes.

To book, please call: 613-789-7575, Monday to Friday. Ask for Steve. Buon Appe