DINING: Classes, cheap hot dogs and more


A French cooking class is scheduled for 10 a.m. to noon Saturday (July 16) at Mon Ami Gabi at Paris Las Vegas, 3655 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Students will learn to prepare ahi tuna tartare with avocado, grilled chicken paillard with summer salad and warm lemon vinaigrette, and vanilla poundcake with berries and Chantilly cream. It’s $50, plus tax and tip; call 944-4224. ...

Local outlets of Wienerschnitzel will celebrate the company’s 50th birthday Sunday (July 17) with 61-cent chili dogs, mustard dogs and kraut dogs, prizes and giveaways. ...

The third annual Aureole Las Vegas Wine Weekend is scheduled for Aug. 5-7 at Mandalay Bay, 3950 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Participants can sample various wines and foods and meet chef Charlie Palmer and winemaker Rob Mondavi. Several seminars also are planned. Tickets, at $1,700 per couple, include a two-night hotel stay and all seven events. Go to www.MandalayBay.com/wineweekend/ or call (877) 632-7800. ...

“An Afternoon with Chef Geno,” a cooking class with chef Geno Bernardo, is scheduled for noon Aug. 13 at Nove Italiano at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. The class will include a five-course lunch and wine. It’s $85; call 942-6800. ...

Local outlets of Krispy Kreme Doughnuts are featuring a lemon cake doughnut, Lemon Kreme Pie Doughnut and Jolly Rancher-flavored Chillers for summer. ...

And Dunkin' Donuts has added a cherry-flavored Captain America Coolatta.