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Mimmo Ferraro's Cooking Demo; Girl Scout Cheesecake

HENDERSON — Executive chef Mimmo Ferraro of Ferraro's Italian Restaurant & Wine Bar will be appearing at Whole Foods Henderson to teach customers how to cook gluten-free, healthy food from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday. He plans to make insalata Mimmo (heirloom tomatoes, avocados, fresh mozzarella, red onion, basil, balsamic vinegar, extra virgin olive oil, salt and pepper); gluten-free pasta pomodoro (tomatoes, garlic, basil, extra virgin olive oil and grated Parmigiano-Reggiano) and Prosecco-poached pears with grapes (D'Anjou pears, red seedless grapes, cinnamon sticks, honey with granulated sugar). The price to attend is $5 fee per class with all fees that night donated to the Local Equine Assistance Network. [EaterWire]

LAS VEGASGrimaldi's Pizzeria now has Girl Scout Thin Mints Cheesecake and Caramel deLites Cheesecake for $5. All proceeds will be donated to the Girl Scouts of Southern Nevada. [EaterWire]
Ferraro's [Photo: Isaac Brekken]