CLASS: Friday Night Fun Night: Mastering Hand-Made Pasta

Friday, July 3, 2015 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Nicole Marriner

Making pasta at home is fun and easy. In this class you will learn to make dough, roll it like a pro, and shape pasta. And, you even take home a lasagna!

Menu:
Great-Grandmother?s Lasagna; Roasted Vegetable Tortellini Pasta Salad; Pasta Alici with ... more details

Tickets are no longer available for this sold-out event. Please call 919-929-4586 or stop by our store to be added to the waiting list.

Fridays Uncorked: Brews, Ciders and Wine

Friday, July 3, 2015 at 5:00pm
Join us in a celebration of Independence Day with a selection of our favorite beer, cider and wines – food pairings will, of course, focus on Americana!
$15.00

Fridays Uncorked: Brews, Ciders and Wine

Friday, July 3, 2015 at 5:00pm
Join us in a celebration of Independence Day with a selection of our favorite beer, cider and wines – food pairings will, of course, focus on Americana!
$15.00

Fourth of July Celebration

Saturday, July 4, 2015
Join us for our Fourth of July Celebration from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. We will have activities throughout the store including a BBQ tasting, coleslaw samples, a Farmer's Market, watermelon eating contest, corn hole, veggie art and veggie painting for the kids, beer tastings, and sauce samplings. What better ... more details

Fourth of July Celebration

Saturday, July 4, 2015 at 11:00am
Join us for our Fourth of July Celebration from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. We will be cooking hot dogs at the entrance, beer vendors will be sampling throughout the store, face painting and games for the kids, an ice cream cone giveaway, and picnic items available in the deli ... more details
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Fine Wine Trading Company

Saturday, July 4, 2015 at 11:00am
Join us in the wine department on Saturday, July 4 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting with Fine Wine Trading Company.
Free Event

Fourth of July Celebration

Saturday, July 4, 2015 at 12:00pm
Join us over Fourth of July weekend for our Red, White and Blue Party! Enjoy free ice cream for kids 12 and under from 12-2 p.m., a watermelon seed spitting contest at 12 p.m., special events in the restaurant, product samplings throughout the store, and tastings of wine and beer. ... more details

Watermelon Eating Contest

Saturday, July 4, 2015 at 12:00pm
Join us for our first annual watermelon eating contest! We will have an exciting prize for the person that can eat their watermelon the quickest.
Free Event

Wine Tasting with The Country Vintner

Saturday, July 4, 2015 at 12:00pm
Join us in the wine department on Saturday, July 4 from 12-3 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting with the Country Vintner.
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Mims Distributing

Saturday, July 4, 2015 at 1:00pm
Join us in the wine department on Saturday, July 4 from 1 to 4 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting with Mims Distributing Co.
Free Event

CLASS: Volunteer Appreciation Gathering

Monday, July 6, 2015 at 5:00pm

Demonstration

Laura Payne

Become a cooking school volunteer! You will work hard together, but will also learn many cooking techniques, earn credit towards future classes, have fun and make new friends! Everyone is welcome so come find out more and sign up. Snacks will be served ... more details

Free Event

CLASS: Volunteer Appreciation

Monday, July 6, 2015 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Nicole Marriner

Become a cooking school volunteer! You will work hard together but will also learn cooking techniques, earn credit for classes and have fun! Everyone is welcome so come find out more and sign up. Snacks will be served and we will schedule ... more details

Free Event

CLASS: Biscuits II

Monday, July 6, 2015 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Cooking School Staff

As we mentioned in the Biscuits I class, every good Southern cook should aspire to make a variety of delicious biscuits. We?ll take this hands-on class a bit further than the first and discover even more delicious uses for the venerable ... more details

Due to limited seating availability, tickets are no longer available online for this event. Please call 919-929-4586 or stop by our store to purchase tickets or be added to the waiting list.

CLASS: Pasta II

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Kim Calaway

Homemade pasta fresca (fresh pasta) is both gratifying to make and wonderful to eat. Do you want to go beyond basic pasta? Join Cooking School instructor Kim Calaway to learn the tips and techniques needed to make three new types of pasta. ... more details

Register$45.00

CLASS: Barbecue and Blues

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Emily Kimbrough and Brian Hilliker

Despite the name, these tasty BBQ recipes are sure to chase the blues away! Join Chef Emily and her sous chef, Brian, for this hands-on class that features everyone's favorite grilled meats and plenty of "blues," as in menu ... more details

Tickets are no longer available for this sold-out event. Please call 919-929-4586 or stop by our store to be added to the waiting list.

CLASS: Southern Seafood Workshop

Wednesday, July 8, 2015 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Jessica O?Neal

With all the abundant seafood available in the Lowcountry, making an amazing meal at home is fun and delicious. Join Jessica in the kitchen for this hands-on class as she shows you tips and techniques for preparing local seafood.

Menu:
Crispy Lowcountry Fritto ... more details

Register$50.00

CLASS: Knife Skills

Wednesday, July 8, 2015 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Brian Adornetto

Proper knife skills can make all the difference when cooking. Join Brian, a personal chef, food writer and graduate of the Institute of Culinary Education in Manhattan, to learn basic cutting and chopping techniques, how to hold a knife properly and how ... more details

Tickets are no longer available for this sold-out event. Please call 919-929-4586 or stop by our store to be added to the waiting list.

Thursdays Uncorked: Loire Valley

Thursday, July 9, 2015 at 4:30pm
Located in western France north of Bordeaux, the valley of the Loire River is famed for its Sauvignon blanc-dominated areas of Sancerre and Pouilly-Fumé in the upper part and by Chenin blanc and Cabernet franc in the middle and the Pay Nantais (Muscadet) – the perfect wines for the height ... more details
$15.00

CLASS: Lamb Three Ways

Thursday, July 9, 2015 at 5:00pm

Demonstration

Craig Rogers of Border Springs Farm

Always entertaining and informative, Craig will guide us through boning a leg of lamb, fabricating Denver ribs and assembling lamb kebabs all seasoned with his own spice rubs.

Menu:
Leg of Lamb; Denver Ribs; Lamb Kebabs

Register$45.00

CLASS: Learn at Lunch, Summer Lunch

Friday, July 10, 2015 at 11:00am

Hands On

Cooking School Staff

Join the cooking school staff for this hands-on class. Part of a continuing series, this Learn at Lunch Class is part brunch, part breakfast and ?most importantly? part dessert.

Menu:
Chive and Country Ham Biscuit with Herb Cream Cheese; Mushroom and Spinach ... more details

Register$45.00

CLASS: Learn at Lunch: The Best and the Brightest Tea of 2015

Friday, July 10, 2015 at 12:00pm

THIS CLASS HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

Demonstration

Caroline Cahan

Every spring, many in the tea industry look towards Darjeeling to signal the beginning of the harvest year. First flush Darjeelings begin to appear in April and assessments are made as to the quality of the harvest. ... more details

Tickets are no longer available for this sold-out event. Please call 919-929-4586 or stop by our store to be added to the waiting list.

CLASS: Friday Night Fun Night: Spain: From the Coast to the Countryside

Friday, July 10, 2015 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Lisa Moore

Join Lisa for an enchanting evening in Spain and discover delicious foods of the mountains and Mediterranean. You will learn to prepare all the great favorites with some new innovations.

Menu:
Tortilla Espanola; Marinated Olives; Pressure Cooker Paella; Fabada (Bean Stew); Crema Catalana.

Register$45.00

Fridays Uncorked: Loire Valley

Friday, July 10, 2015 at 5:00pm
Located in western France north of Bordeaux, the valley of the Loire River is famed for its Sauvignon blanc-dominated areas of Sancerre and Pouilly-Fumé in the upper part and by Chenin blanc and Cabernet franc in the middle and the Pay Nantais (Muscadet) – the perfect wines for the height ... more details
$15.00

Fridays Uncorked: Loire Valley

Friday, July 10, 2015 at 5:00pm
Located in western France north of Bordeaux, the valley of the Loire River is famed for its Sauvignon blanc-dominated areas of Sancerre and Pouilly-Fumé in the upper part and by Chenin blanc and Cabernet franc in the middle and the Pay Nantais (Muscadet) – the perfect wines for the height ... more details
$15.00

Knife Sharpening

Saturday, July 11, 2015 at 9:00am
Southern Season has partnered with Mr. Leonard’s Sharpening Service to offer professional knife sharpening. Mr. Leonard’s has 30+ years of sharpening experience and is the recommended sharpener for Zwilling J.A. Henckels, the leading cutlery provider. Mr. Leonard’s will be sharpening knives and scissors at Southern Season between 9 a.m. and ... more details

Wine Tasting with Mutual Distributing

Saturday, July 11, 2015 at 11:00am
Join us in the Wine and Beer department Saturday, July 11 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for a complementary wine and beer tasting with Mutual Distributing.
Free Event

Tasting with Old North State Winery

Saturday, July 11, 2015 at 11:00am
Join Old North State Winery for a complementary wine tasting in the beer and wine department on Saturday, July 11 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Free Event

Wine Tasting with The Country Vintner

Saturday, July 11, 2015 at 12:00pm
Join us in the wine department on Saturday, July 11 from 12-3 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting with the Country Vintner.
Free Event

Class: Fried Chicken: Recipes for the Crispy, Crunchy, Comfort-Food Classic

Saturday, July 11, 2015 at 1:00pm

Chef: Rebecca Lang

Fried chicken is comfort food at its finest. Served alongside a biscuit, atop waffles, or just on its own, fried chicken is one of the most universally loved foods around. In this class, accomplished food writer and cookbook author Rebecca Lang will show you how to prepare crowd-pleasing ... more details

Register$50.00

Cookbook Signing: Rebecca Lang

Saturday, July 11, 2015 at 3:30pm

Come meet chef and author Rebecca Lang following her class in the cooking school and have her sign her latest book, Fried Chicken. The book includes more than 50 family-friendly and crowd-pleasing ways to prepare this universally loved comfort food and Southern staple. Rebecca Lang is a food writer, cooking ... more details

Free Event

CLASS: Pho Bo! Vietnamese Beef Noodle Soup

Saturday, July 11, 2015 at 5:00pm

Demonstration

Minh Coli

Born in Vietnam, Minh came to United States in 1975 and grew up in Southern California. As a child, she helped her grandmother and mother in their kitchen daily with authentic Vietnamese home-style cooking. After a long career in the fashion industry, during ... more details

Register$45.00

CLASS: Basic Knife Skills

Saturday, July 11, 2015 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Cooking School Staff

Cooking School Staff This hands-on class will have you wielding a chef?s most important tool like a pro in no time! Learn basic cutting and chopping techniques (carrots, onions, celery, potatoes, and more), how to hold a knife properly and how ... more details

Register$50.00

CLASS: Food of Mexico: Masa y Manteca (The Right Amount of Wrong)

Saturday, July 11, 2015 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Marcelo Villasuso

There is magic in Mexican cuisine when maize dough (masa) and lard (manteca) blend using ancient cooking techniques such as wood-fired oven, griddle and steam. These delights can be enjoyed in sweet versions for a delicious dessert. Join popular and entertaining food expert ... more details

Register$40.00

CLASS: Lowcountry Brunch: Lazy Sunday Brunch

Sunday, July 12, 2015 at 11:00am

Demonstration

Cooking School Staff

This brunch menu is designed as ?do-ahead.? Relax with your family or friends on the day of your party as most things are prepared a day (or more) beforehand.

Menu:
Fried Green Tomatoes with Remoulade; Sassy Southern Vegetable Salad; Blackberry Jam Cake with ... more details

Register$30.00

Wine Tasting with Queen of Wines

Sunday, July 12, 2015 at 12:00pm
Join Queen of Wines for a complementary wine tasting in the wine and beer department Sunday, July 12 from 12-3 p.m.
Free Event

CLASS: Cooking with Summer Herbs

Sunday, July 12, 2015 at 2:00pm

Demonstration

Lucindy Willis

Fresh herbs can be purchased year round, but there is something about using them in the summer that just feels right. In this class, Chef Lucindy will demonstrate how to use fresh herbs in summer cooking. In addition, participants will receive a handout ... more details

Register$45.00

CLASS: Tacos Three Ways

Sunday, July 12, 2015 at 4:00pm

Demonstration

Devany Vickery-Davidson

Everyone loves tacos! From pint-sized children to 6-foot tall adults, a taco is a great ?go to? pocket of deliciousness. Perfect for parties, why not have a taco bar at your next get-together? Join Devany for this great Taco menu as well as ... more details

Register$35.00

CLASS: Summertime in the RVA

Sunday, July 12, 2015 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Mike Ledesma

It's summertime and the "livin' is easy" as long as Chef Mike Ledesma is in the kitchen! Acclaimed chef and instructor Mike will lead you through this class that features all of the summer favorites we crave and love -albeit a little on ... more details

Register$50.00

Cookbook Signing: Steven Satterfield

Monday, July 13, 2015 at 5:30pm
Join Steven Satterfield for a cookbook signing Monday. July 13 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Chef of the award-winning Atlanta restaurant Miller Union, Steven Satterfield—dubbed the “Vegetable Shaman” by theNew York Times’ Sam Sifton—has enchanted diners with his vegetable dishes, capturing the essence of fresh produce through a simple, elegant cooking style. Like ... more details
Free Event

CLASS: Knife Skills

Monday, July 13, 2015 at 5:30pm

Hands On

Cooking School Staff

Learn basic cutting and chopping techniques, how to hold a knife properly, as well as how to care for and sharpen your knives in this wildly popular class series. After practicing your new found skills, a snack will be served. Please ... more details

Tickets are no longer available for this sold-out event. Please call 919-929-4586 or stop by our store to be added to the waiting list.

CLASS: Taste of The Caribean

Monday, July 13, 2015 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Vicente Rosario

Born and raised in Puerto Rico, Vicente Rosario learned to cook traditional dishes from his grandparents but they also inspired him to experiment with different culinary ideas. After finishing college, he worked at several restaurants to gain experience, and soon began to create ... more details

Register$40.00

CLASS: Kids in the Kitchen: Biscuits

Tuesday, July 14, 2015 at 11:00am

For Kids

Cooking School Staff

Calling all kids: come learn how to make biscuits! Everyone needs to start somewhere, and this is as good a place as any. In this fun, hands-on class kids will learn kitchen safety, as well as two styles of biscuits (Marilyn's ... more details

Register$35.00

Afternoon Tea

Tuesday, July 14, 2015 at 3:00pm
Please join us for our July Afternoon Tea on Tuesday, July 14 from 3-5 p.m. We will be featuring teas from our famed tea department and a delicious menu from our Chef Matt Martindale. Cost is $19 per person, $13 per child tax and gratuity will be added to all ... more details
$19.00

Afternoon Tea

Tuesday, July 14, 2015 at 3:00pm
Please join us for our July Afternoon Tea on Tuesday, July 14 from 3-5 p.m. We will be featuring teas from our famed tea department and a delicious menu from Executive Chef Spencer Carter. Cost is $24 per person, $15 per child tax and gratuity will be added to all ... more details
$24.00

Afternoon Tea

Tuesday, July 14, 2015 at 3:00pm
Please join us for our July Afternoon Tea on Tuesday, July 14 from 3-5 p.m. We will be featuring teas from our famed tea department and a delicious menu from our Chef Corey Chaney. Cost is $19 per person, $13 per child tax and gratuity will be added to all ... more details
Register$19.00

CLASS: Summer in France

Tuesday, July 14, 2015 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Nancy Dye and Nicole Marriner

Celebrate Bastille Day in the Cooking School! Join Nancy and Nicole and discover it?s not as difficult as you thought to learn classic French cuisine and techniques.

Menu:
Tomato Tart Tatin; Coquilles St. Jacques; Layered Summer Vegetable Napoleon; Sabayon with ... more details

Register$40.00

CLASS: Grillin' and Chillin', Discover Cuba!

Tuesday, July 14, 2015 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Kendra Bailey Morris

Come join Kendra and get your feet wet on a culinary voyage south of Miami! Popular instructor and cookbook author Kendra Bailey Morris will lead you in the preparation of some of the classic dishes of Cuba.

Menu:
Grilled Cuban Press Burgers with ... more details

Register$45.00

CLASS: Quick Dinner: Dining Alfresco

Wednesday, July 15, 2015 at 5:30pm

Demonstration

Cooking School Staff

Dining outside can be so much fun in the summer months. What better way to enjoy the tropical breezes than with some refreshing and satisfying foods?

Menu:
Watermelon Lemonade; Summer Vietnamese Rolls with Hoisin Sauce; Teriyaki-glazed Baby Back Ribs; Caramel Peach Pie

Register$30.00

CLASS: Learn at Lunch: Main Course Salads

Thursday, July 16, 2015 at 12:00pm

Demonstration

Marilyn Markel

Chill out this summer with salads! Join Culinary Director Marilyn for this one-hour class and learn to beat the heat with fresh salads.

Menu:
Southwestern Caesar Salad with Grilled Chicken; Shrimp Waldorf Salad; Asian Noodle Salad with Pork Tenderloin

Register$25.00

Thursdays Uncorked: Oregon

Thursday, July 16, 2015 at 4:30pm
Its not just Pinot Envy, Oregon has more than just the regal red varietal – Pinot Gris, Pinot Blanc, Riesling and, yes, Syrah. Explore one of the best palates that the west has to offer.
$15.00

CLASS: Garden-Fresh Southwestern Feast

Thursday, July 16, 2015 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Sheri Castle

Are you looking for some new ideas for your summer produce? How about a flavorful Southwestern twist? Join cookbook author and food writer Sheri Castle to gain some new techniques and menu ideas to enjoy and impress family and friends.

Menu: Chilled Avocado Soup ... more details

Due to limited seating availability, tickets are no longer available online for this event. Please call 919-929-4586 or stop by our store to purchase tickets or be added to the waiting list.

CLASS: Learn at Lunch: Summer Soups

Friday, July 17, 2015 at 11:00am

Hands On

Bruce Clarke and Cooking School Staff

We all love soup in chillier weather but in the summertime? Sure, try it cold! There are so many fresh vegetables available this time of year it's the perfect opportunity to make soup. In this class you'll learn ... more details

Register$40.00

CLASS: Friday Night Fun Night: Bunches of Basil!

Friday, July 17, 2015 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Demonstration

Nancy Dye

Basil grows like a weed in the summer (albeit a very flavorful weed) so what does one do with it? In this class you?ll learn what to do with your over-abundance of basil by making pesto ... more details

Register$45.00

Fridays Uncorked: Oregon

Friday, July 17, 2015 at 5:00pm
Its not just Pinot Envy, Oregon has more than just the regal red varietal – Pinot Gris, Pinot Blanc, Riesling and, yes, Syrah. Explore one of the best palates that the west has to offer.
$15.00

Fridays Uncorked: Oregon

Friday, July 17, 2015 at 5:00pm
Its not just Pinot Envy, Oregon has more than just the regal red varietal – Pinot Gris, Pinot Blanc, Riesling and, yes, Syrah. Explore one of the best palates that the west has to offer.
$15.00

Beer Tasting with Freedom Beverage Company

Saturday, July 18, 2015 at 11:00am
Join Freedom Beverage Company in the Wine and Beer Department Saturday, July 18 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. as they sample some of their best brews.
Free Event

CLASS: Shop the Market

Saturday, July 18, 2015 at 11:00am

Hands On

Caitlin Burke

Summer is here and the farmers? market is full of the season?s abundance. Join Cooking School instructor Caitlin Burke and learn how to create a sumptuous meal from foods purchased at the local farmers? market. The class will walk to the Chapel ... more details

Due to limited seating availability, tickets are no longer available online for this event. Please call 919-929-4586 or stop by our store to purchase tickets or be added to the waiting list.

CLASS: Southern Biscuits

Saturday, July 18, 2015 at 11:00am

Hands On

Nicole Marriner

Tender and light biscuits-either sweet or savory-are the quintessential Southern bread. Chef Nicole will have you rising to the occasion in this hand-on class that will teach you the application of basic biscuit techniques to create delicious small bites and desserts. You?ll ... more details

Register$40.00

Wine Tasting with Grapevine Distributors

Saturday, July 18, 2015 at 12:00pm
Join us in the Wine and Beer department Sunday, July 18 from 12 to 3 p.m.. for a complimentary wine tasting with Grapevine Distributors.
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Empire Distributors

Saturday, July 18, 2015 at 12:00pm
Join us in the wine department on Saturday, July 18 from 12 to 3 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting with Empire Distributors.
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Fine Wine Trading Company

Saturday, July 18, 2015 at 1:00pm
Join us in the wine department on Saturday, July 18 from 1 to 4 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting with Fine Wine Trading Company.
Free Event

CLASS: Crazy for Crepes!

Saturday, July 18, 2015 at 3:00pm

Hands On

Cooking School Staff

Crepes are delicious thin pancakes that can be rolled many ways and stuffed with a variety of fillings both sweet and savory. And don?t be intimidated by the French name - crepes are easy and they even freeze well. In this ... more details

Register$45.00

CLASS: Lamb on the Grill

Saturday, July 18, 2015 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Craig Rogers

Do you love lamb, but are a little unsure how to cook it? Join Craig Rogers, owner and shepherd of Border Springs Farm in Virginia, and discover the unforgettable flavor of lean and mild farm raised lamb. Craig will lead you through cooking ... more details

Register$45.00

Wine Tasting with Piedmont Wine Imports

Sunday, July 19, 2015 at 11:00am
Join Piedmont Wine Imports for a complementary wine tasting Sunday, July 19 from 12-3 p.m.
Free Event

CLASS: Rustic Dinner Party

Sunday, July 19, 2015 at 2:00pm

Demonstration

Lisa Conner

Lisa, owner of Spice Society in Greenville, returns with this rustic, but elegant, dinner menu. Join her as she demonstrates this delicious summer menu that will be perfect for your next party.

Menu:
Chipotle Gazpacho; Jerk Seasoned Stuffed Quail with Pomegranate glaze Served over ... more details

Register$40.00

CLASS: Not your Mama's Rosé: Rosé & Cheese

Sunday, July 19, 2015 at 2:00pm

Wine

Dany Schutte

Southern Season's Dany Schutte, a Certified Cheese Professional, is joining up with David Witkowsky of Potomac Selections to present to you a variety of rosés paired with cheese. These will be very traditional dry variety of rosé, some of which will be more ... more details

Register$35.00

CLASS: Sushi

Sunday, July 19, 2015 at 2:00pm

Hands On

Masa Tsujimura

Finally learn to savor sushi in your own home. Born in a fishing village in western Japan, Chef Masa Tsujimura of Waraji Japanese Restaurant in Raleigh has over 30 years of experience in sushi preparation and has trained dozens of sushi chefs ... more details

Register$50.00

Class: Kids in the Kitchen: Baking Basics and Beyond

Monday, July 20, 2015 at 10:00am
Monday, 7/20 – Friday, 7/24 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. $150 Kids; Hands on Kids in the Kitchen: Baking Basics and Beyond Cooking School Staff Looking for a summertime activity for your kids? Sign them up for our weeklong baking class. Kids will be introduced to the world ... more details
Tickets are no longer available for this sold-out event. Please call 919-929-4586 or stop by our store to be added to the waiting list.

CLASS: Kids in the Kitchen: Culinary Travels Around the World

Monday, July 20, 2015 at 10:00am

Hands On

For Kids

Note:  This is a week-long class, with sessions each day between July 20 and July 24, from 10am to 12pm.

Ages 9-12.

Twelve children will have the opportunity to travel the world in "culinary style" with our staff ... more details

Register$150.00

CLASS: Biscuits and Breakfast

Monday, July 20, 2015 at 11:00am

For Kids

Is your child a budding baker or chef? Send them to the Southern Season Kids Cooking Camp. During this week long camp kids 7-11 years of age will learn the basics of baking and cooking. All classes are hands-on, with the kids doing ... more details

Register$35.00

CLASS: The Sicilian Table

Monday, July 20, 2015 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Teddy Diggs, Il Palio

The Siena Hotel as he explores the unique history and culture of Sicily through its traditional cuisine. Although its food has a lot in common with the mainland of Italy, Sicilian food also has Greek, Spanish, French and Arab influences. Discover ... more details

Register$40.00

CLASS: Waffles and Brunch

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 at 11:00am

For Kids

Is your child a budding baker or chef? Send them to the Southern Season Kids Cooking Camp. During this week long camp kids 7-11 years of age will learn the basics of baking and cooking. All classes are hands-on, with the kids doing ... more details

Register$35.00

CLASS: Do-Ahead Delights

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Debbie Moose

You don?t have to rush around at the last minute in order to put a special summer meal on the table! Learn tips and easy recipes that can be prepared in advance so all you have to do on the day of your ... more details

Register$40.00

CLASS: Yeast Breads, Pizza and Lunch

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 at 11:00am

For Kids

Is your child a budding baker or chef? Send them to the Southern Season Kids Cooking Camp. During this week long camp kids 7-11 years of age will learn the basics of baking and cooking. All classes are hands-on, with the kids doing ... more details

Register$35.00

CLASS: Greek Seafood on the Grill

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Brian Adornetto

Join Chef Brian for this hands-on class as he teaches you how to grill seafood featuring flavorful recipes that will transport you to the tranquil beauty of the Greek Islands. You?ll create a perfect summer meal.

Menu:
Grilled Shrimp Horiatiki Salata (Greek Shrimp ... more details

Tickets are no longer available for this sold-out event. Please call 919-929-4586 or stop by our store to be added to the waiting list.

CLASS: A Very Southern Summer Picnic

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Kendra Bailey Morris

Richmond's own Chef Kendra, a popular instructor and cookbook author, will lead you through delicious seasonal fare, featuring the best Virginia has to offer.

Menu:
BLT Deviled Eggs; BBQ Ribs with Coca Cola BBQ Sauce; Mom's Best Potato Salad; Coconut Black Walnut Cake

Register$45.00

CLASS: Tarts, Scones, Afternoon Tea

Thursday, July 23, 2015 at 11:00am

For Kids

Is your child a budding baker or chef? Send them to the Southern Season Kids Cooking Camp. During this week long camp kids 7-11 years of age will learn the basics of baking and cooking. All classes are hands-on, with the kids doing ... more details

Register$35.00

Thursdays Uncorked: Austria

Thursday, July 23, 2015 at 4:30pm
Austria provides us with some of the best offerings when it comes to summer fare – lighter style reds and vibrant whites; but it does not end there. Come explore the Austrian landscape from the Danube through Burgenland.
$15.00

CLASS: Tomatoes

Thursday, July 23, 2015 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Craig LeHoullier, Alex Hitt and Caitlin Burke

Craig LeHoullier?s first book, Epic Tomatoes, is the culmination of decades of a passion for collecting, researching and growing hundreds of varieties of tomatoes. Together with Alex Hitt, owner of Peregrine Farm, they bring a wealth of knowledge ... more details

Register$40.00

CLASS: Chocolate and Dinner

Friday, July 24, 2015 at 11:00am

For Kids

Is your child a budding baker or chef? Send them to the Southern Season Kids Cooking Camp. During this week long camp kids 7-11 years of age will learn the basics of baking and cooking. All classes are hands-on, with the kids doing ... more details

Register$35.00

CLASS: Friday Night Fun Night: Cooking with Coffee and Tea/Asian

Friday, July 24, 2015 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Nicole Marriner and Halley Connell

We love coffee and tea but they are not just for drinking. Join Halley and Nicole and discover some of the great flavors your favorite beverages can add to dishes. You?ll be surprised by these clever combinations!

Menu:
Tea Poached ... more details

Register$45.00

Fridays Uncorked: Austria

Friday, July 24, 2015 at 5:00pm
Austria provides us with some of the best offerings when it comes to summer fare – lighter style reds and vibrant whites; but it does not end there. Come explore the Austrian landscape from the Danube through Burgenland.
$15.00

Fridays Uncorked: Austria

Friday, July 24, 2015 at 5:00pm
Austria provides us with some of the best offerings when it comes to summer fare – lighter style reds and vibrant whites; but it does not end there. Come explore the Austrian landscape from the Danube through Burgenland.
$15.00

CLASS: Chocolate for Kids

Saturday, July 25, 2015 at 10:00am

For Kids

Gwen Cummings Maller

Join Chef Gwen for this introduction to cooking with chocolate. The kids will have a hands-on mini-lesson and tasting of different chocolates, then make some of their soon-to-be favorite chocolate desserts. This class is (just) for kids age 6 years and ... more details

Register$35.00

CLASS: Creative Cupcakes

Saturday, July 25, 2015 at 11:00am

Demonstration

Cooking School Staff

Learn to make and decorate cupcakes like a pro - it?s easier than you think! This class will help you elevate your next party with beautiful and tasty creations.

Menu:
Yellow Butter Cake; Chocolate Cake; Pastry Cream; Swiss Meringue Icing; Buttercream Icing

Register$45.00

Wine Tasting with Empire Distributors

Saturday, July 25, 2015 at 11:00am
Join us in the wine department on Saturday, July 25 from 12 to 3 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting with Empire Distributors.
Free Event

Tasting with Old North State Winery

Saturday, July 25, 2015 at 11:00am
Join Old North State Winery for a complementary wine tasting in the beer and wine department on Saturday, July 25 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Grapevine Distributors

Saturday, July 25, 2015 at 12:00pm
Join us in the Wine and Beer department Saturday, July 25 from 12-3 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting with Grapevine Distributors.
Free Event

Cookbook Signing: Bob Garner

Saturday, July 25, 2015 at 12:00pm
On Saturday, July 25 from 12-2 p.m., come meet Bob Garner and have him sign a copy of his latest book, Foods That Make You Say Mmm-mmm. UNC-TV viewers will recognize Garner’s trademark “mmm-mmm”—a reaction he murmurs whenever he samples a local delicacy that meets his favor. As a regular food ... more details
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Ararat Imports

Saturday, July 25, 2015 at 1:00pm
Join us in the wine department on Saturday, July 25 from 1-4 p.m. for a free wine tasting with Ararat Imports.
Free Event

CLASS: Charleston Culinary Club: Edible Asia

Saturday, July 25, 2015 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Cooking School Staff

Join us for this casual get together that features pairings of food and wine. This week we will delve into Asian cuisines and wines to go with it. Learn in our cooking demonstration, and sample some perfect pairings. Arrive anytime between ... more details

Register$25.00

CLASS: Fresh Taste of Greece

Saturday, July 25, 2015 at 5:00pm

Demonstration

Sheri Castle

Maybe we can't all vacation in the Greek isles this summer but it doesn't mean we can't enjoy the famed cuisine of the country! Join acclaimed cookbook author and cooking instructor Sheri for a lively discussion of foods of the Greece.

Menu:
Skordalia with ... more details

Register$45.00

Cookbook Signing: Sheri Castle

Saturday, July 25, 2015 at 5:00pm
Join Sheri Castle for a book signing on Saturday, July 25 from 5-7 p.m. The Southern Living Community Cookbook by Sheri Castle will appeal to anyone who claims Southern food as their own, whether for a lifetime or a mealtime. Southern food and food stories are bound together and people ... more details
Free Event

CLASS: Last Saturday Food and Wine Pairing

Saturday, July 25, 2015 at 5:30pm

Wine

Cooking School & Wine Dept.

Join the Southern Season Wine Department and Cooking School as they team up for this fun and casual evening of food and wine. Four wines (3-ounce pour of each) will each be paired with one plate of food. Enter any ... more details

Register$25.00

CLASS: Low Country Brunch: Farmers Market

Sunday, July 26, 2015 at 11:00am

Demonstration

Cooking School Staff

Summer is here and the farmers? markets are full of the season?s abundance. Join the Cooking School staff and learn to create a fresh, colorful and sumptuous meal from foods you will find at the local farmer?s market.

Menu:
Tomato Salad with Homemade ... more details

Register$30.00

Wine Tasting with Mims Distributing

Sunday, July 26, 2015 at 12:00pm
Join us in the wine department on Saturday, July 26 from 1 to 3 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting with Mims Distributing Co.
Free Event

CLASS: Garden-Fresh Southwestern Feast

Sunday, July 26, 2015 at 2:00pm

Demonstration

Sheri Castle

Popular instructor Sheri Castle, author of two cookbooks, returns to take you on a trip to the American Southwest. She will demonstrate how to make a flavorful feast right from your garden or local farmers' market.

Menu:
Chilled Avocado Soup with Crab Salad; Grilled ... more details

Register$45.00

Cookbook Signing: Sheri Castle

Sunday, July 26, 2015 at 2:00pm
Join Sheri Castle for a book signing on Sunday, July 26 from 2-4 p.m. The Southern Living Community Cookbook by Sheri Castle will appeal to anyone who claims Southern food as their own, whether for a lifetime or a mealtime. Southern food and food stories are bound together and people ... more details
Free Event

CLASS: The Magic of Marinara

Sunday, July 26, 2015 at 4:00pm

Demonstration

Celia Cerasoli

A great class for all those who think they can?t cook! Chef Celia, a cooking school favorite who is famous for her sauces, will show you how to make magic by combining simple and easy ingredients with marinara to make delicious family meals.

Menu: ... more details

Register$40.00

CLASS: Meatless Monday

Monday, July 27, 2015 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Susan Hearn

Meatless does not mean flavorless! Join Chef Susan Hearn for this hand-on class to learn some new cooking techniques and tasty recipes. Whether you are a vegetarian or just interested in some new menu ideas this class is sure to please.

Menu:
Cantaloupe ... more details

Register$45.00

CLASS: Meals Under 500 calories

Monday, July 27, 2015 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Jessica O?Neal

Looking for tasty meals that will help you stay fit? In this class, Chef Jessica will teach you easy cooking techniques to cut calories without sacrificing taste, along with mental shortcuts for easy meal planning.

Menu:
Grilled Chicken and Kale ?Caesar? Salad with ... more details

Register$45.00

CLASS: Advanced Knife Skills-Take Your New-Found Knife Skills to the Next Level!

Monday, July 27, 2015 at 5:30pm

Hands On

Cooking School Staff

Hone the skills you've already learned with a class that goes beyond the basics. In this "Hands on Class" you will learn how to select the right knife for any particular task, how de-bone a chicken, truss, trim butterfly and carve ... more details

Register$55.00

CLASS: Lunch on the Porch

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 at 12:00pm

Demonstration

Nancy Dye

Nothing says Southern style like an elegant summer luncheon. Join chef Nancy Dye and learn to create a delicious meal to enjoy on the company of friends and family on the porch.

Menu:
Bacon Blue Cheese Salad; Rosemary Lamb Chops; Lemon Thyme Braised Fingerling ... more details

Register$35.00

CLASS: The Science of Food & Wine

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 at 6:00pm

Wine

Elizabeth Cooper

Food and Wine magic: that?s what the ZiNG! thing is. The word refers to the spark, the pizzazz that happens when food and wine unite and are just way better together than alone. A breakthrough method of food and wine pairing explained using ... more details

Register$35.00

CLASS: Cauliflower: Three Ways, One Day!

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Sara Pomeroy

Sara, a resident of RVA since 2002, has always loved to cook and that landed her jobs with several high-end catering companies before she started her own. In the last year, she has lost 50 pounds with the Paleo lifestyle and wants to ... more details

Register$45.00

CLASS: Quick Dinner: Easy Summer Dining

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at 5:30pm

Demonstration

Cooking School Staff

Join the staff and learn do-ahead tips to make this super quick and easy seasonal meal designed for entertaining. This is a one-hour class.

Menu:
Grilled Chopped Summer Vegetable Salad with Grilled Bruschetta; Crispy Panko-crusted Fish with spicy Remoulade; Peach and Vodka Sorbet ... more details

Register$30.00

Cookbook Signing: Bob Garner

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at 6:00pm
On Wednesday, July 29, from 6-8 p.m., come meet Bob Garner and have him sign a copy of his latest book, Foods That Make You Say Mmm-mmm. UNC-TV viewers will recognize Garner’s trademark “mmm-mmm”—a reaction he murmurs whenever he samples a local delicacy that meets his favor. As a regular food ... more details
Free Event

CLASS: A Mid-Summer Night's Alfresco Dinner Party

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Kendra Bailey Morris

Always wanted to host an outdoors summer dinner party? Kendra Bailey Morris, a Richmond-based cookbook author, personal chef and culinary instructor will walk you through all of her favorite dishes in this "Dinning under the Stars" experience.

Menu:
Mini Crab Cakes with Cajun ... more details

Register$45.00

CLASS: Foods That Make You Say Mmm-mmm

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Bob Garner

Bob Garner is a television personality, restaurant reviewer, speaker, author, pit master, and connoisseur of North Carolina foods. The author of three previous books, in his newest, Foods That Make You Say Mmm-mmm, Garner highlights the traditions, culture, and history of North Carolina?s ... more details

Register$45.00

Thursdays Uncorked: Napa

Thursday, July 30, 2015 at 4:30pm
One of the premier Region II vineyard areas in the heat summation surveys, Napa has come alive over the last decades proving the exception to the rule with awe inspiring Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Zinfandel as well as those odd Blaufrankisch, Valdigue and the like. Come taste the rainbow!
$15.00

CLASS: A Summer Barbecue

Thursday, July 30, 2015 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Ben Adams

Join Chef Ben Adams, formerly of Durham?s highly acclaimed Piedmont Restaurant, for his up-scale and fun approach to a summer BBQ. Chef Adams will show you the techniques and recipes to kick you next BBQ up a notch.

Menu:
Watermelon Salad with, Grilled Onions, ... more details

Register$40.00

CLASS: Cooking with Beer: Devils Back Bone Brewery

Thursday, July 30, 2015 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Warren Haskel

Warren Haskell, of Devils Backbone Brewery in Roseland, Virginia, is a Certified Cicerone. Those who achieve this designation, designed for beer professionals in order to elevate the beer experience for consumers, have a deep and well-rounded knowledge of beer as well as competence ... more details

Register$45.00

CLASS: Biscuits 201

Friday, July 31, 2015 at 11:00am

Hands On

Bruce Clarke, Cooking School Staff

So you thought you knew all about biscuits but there is always more to learn. In this hands-on class let the Cooking School staff help you fill in the blanks and expand your skills, then enjoy a nice repast!

Menu: ... more details

Register$45.00

CLASS: Friday Night Fun Night: Explore Korea

Friday, July 31, 2015 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Lisa Moore

Join Lisa for an enlightening exploration into Korean cuisine. In this hands-on class you will discover exotic new ingredients and learn to make easy kimchi that will complement almost any dish;

Menu:
Bulgogi Lettuce Wraps; Quick Kimchi Slaw; Spicy Noodle Salad; Chestnut Cookies; ... more details

Register$45.00

Fridays Uncorked: Napa

Friday, July 31, 2015 at 5:00pm
One of the premier Region II vineyard areas in the heat summation surveys, Napa has come alive over the last decades proving the exception to the rule with awe inspiring Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Zinfandel as well as those odd Blaufrankisch, Valdigue and the like. Come taste the rainbow!
$15.00

Fridays Uncorked: Napa

Friday, July 31, 2015 at 5:00pm
One of the premier Region II vineyard areas in the heat summation surveys, Napa has come alive over the last decades proving the exception to the rule with awe inspiring Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Zinfandel as well as those odd Blaufrankisch, Valdigue and the like. Come taste the rainbow!
$15.00

Tasting with Proof Wine and Spirits

Saturday, August 1, 2015 at 11:00am
Join us in the wine department on Saturday, August 1 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting with Proof Wine and Spirits.
Free Event

CLASS: Saturday Morning Southern Breakfast

Saturday, August 1, 2015 at 11:00am

Demonstration

Nathalie Dupree

Join culinary legend Nathalie Dupree and learn the basics of preparing a classic Southern breakfast spread. Don?t miss this chance to learn from one of the country?s most prestigious teaching chefs!

Menu:
Two-Ingredient Biscuits and Ham; Lacy Corn Fritters; Overnight Sausage and Apple Casserole; ... more details

Register$45.00

CLASS: Fabulous Cheesecakes for Special Occasions

Saturday, August 1, 2015 at 11:00am

Demonstration

Linda Camp & Brenda Camp

Join the Camp Twins, bloggers Brenda and Linda Camp, as they share their secrets for turning classic cheesecake into irresistible desserts that make any occasion a celebration. The sisters demonstrate easy and reliable techniques for baking creamy cheesecakes and creating ... more details

Register$40.00

Wine Tasting with Piedmont Wine Imports

Saturday, August 1, 2015 at 12:00pm
Join Piedmont Wine Imports for a complementary wine tasting Saturday, August 1 from 12 to 3 p.m.
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Ararat Imports

Saturday, August 1, 2015 at 12:00pm
Join us in the wine department on Saturday, August 1 from 12-3 p.m. for a free wine tasting with Ararat Imports.
Free Event

Beer Tasting with Freedom Beverage Company

Saturday, August 1, 2015 at 1:00pm
Join Freedom Beverage Company in the Wine and Beer Department Saturday, August 1 from 1 to 4 p.m. as they sample some of their best brews.
Free Event

CLASS: Charleston Culinary Club: Taste of TexMex

Saturday, August 1, 2015 at 5:00pm

Demonstration

Cooking School Staff

Join us for this casual get together that features pairings of food and wine. This week we will go on a tour of the rich flavors of Texas, but with a Mexican slant. Arrive anytime between 5 and 6:30.

Menu:
Beef Brisket Sliders; ... more details

Register$25.00

CLASS: Truffles

Saturday, August 1, 2015 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Susan Alexander

Truffles, truffles and more truffles! Over the past eight years, Susan Alexander has developed the secondlargest truffle orchard in the world here in North Carolina. Join her in learning how to create fabulous tastes and foods with this delicacy. She will show you ... more details

Register$40.00

CLASS: Sweet and Spicy

Saturday, August 1, 2015 at 6:00pm

Hands On

Kim Baker

We've all experienced the frustration of trying to prepare tasty meals during the busy workweek. Kim Baker, a corporate professional and experienced cook, is here to show you there is enough time to cook as she walks you through easy-to-make foods for ... more details

Register$45.00

Cookbook Signing: Kim Baker

Saturday, August 1, 2015 at 6:00pm
Join Kim Baker author of Working It in the Kitchen: Food for the Workweek for a cookbook signing Saturday, August 1 from 6-8 p.m. Long day at work? Nothing in the house to make for dinner? Kim Baker, working professional and long-time cook, offers recipes and insight for you to create ... more details
Free Event

CLASS: Knife Skills

Sunday, August 2, 2015 at 12:00pm

Hands On

Brian Adornetto

Proper knife skills can make all the difference when cooking. Join Brian, a personal chef, food writer and graduate of the Institute of Culinary Education in Manhattan, to learn basic cutting and chopping techniques, how to hold a knife properly and how ... more details

Tickets are no longer available for this sold-out event. Please call 919-929-4586 or stop by our store to be added to the waiting list.

Wine Tasting with Queen of Wines

Sunday, August 2, 2015 at 12:00pm
Join Queen of Wines for a complementary wine tasting in the wine and beer department Sunday, August 2 from 12 to 3 p.m.
Free Event

Cookbook Signing: Allison Carver

Sunday, August 2, 2015 at 1:00pm
Join Allison Carver author of Cooking Therapy for a cookbook signing Sunday, August 2nd from 1-3 p.m. Many people hear the word therapy and run the opposite direction. Therapist Allison Carver hopes it will have you running to your kitchen. With Cooking Therapy, Carver has created a way for families to ... more details
Free Event

CLASS: The Joy of Cooking Together

Sunday, August 2, 2015 at 1:00pm

Hands On

Allison Carver

Allison Carver is the first licensed therapist to ever successfully use cooking to help rebuild families and save relationships. Also trained in the culinary arts, she opened her innovative business, A Taste of Therapy, in Richmond in 2010. It currently offers specialized ... more details

Register$45.00

CLASS: An Afternoon with Manicaretti

Sunday, August 2, 2015 at 2:00pm

Demonstration

Cooking School Staff

Join us and learn about some of our favorite Italian imports. Using top-of-the-line pastas, oils, vinegars and sauces we will explore several new dishes. We will also introduce a new children's pasta.

Menu:
Homemade Ricotta drizzled with Green Walnut Syrup; Baby Greens with ... more details

Register$35.00

CLASS: Knife Skills

Sunday, August 2, 2015 at 3:00pm

Hands On

Brian Adornetto

Proper knife skills can make all the difference when cooking. Join Brian, a personal chef, food writer and graduate of the Institute of Culinary Education in Manhattan, to learn basic cutting and chopping techniques, how to hold a knife properly and how ... more details

Tickets are no longer available for this sold-out event. Please call 919-929-4586 or stop by our store to be added to the waiting list.

CLASS: Knife Skills

Monday, August 3, 2015 at 5:30pm

Hands On

Cooking School Staff

Learn basic cutting and chopping techniques, how to hold a knife properly as well as how to care for and sharpen your knives in this very popular class. After practicing your new-found knife skills, a snack will be served. Feel free ... more details

Register$50.00

CLASS: Taste of The Triangle: Panciuto

Monday, August 3, 2015 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Aaron Vandemark

Opened in 2006 in Hillsborough, Aaron Vandemark?s Panciuto is a Southern restaurant serving Italian meals where upwards of 90% of the food comes from NC farms. It is this approach to thoughtful handmade food, along with the climate and comparable harvest, which connects ... more details

Tickets are no longer available for this sold-out event. Please call 919-929-4586 or stop by our store to be added to the waiting list.

CLASS: Summer Soups

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 at 11:00am

Hands On

Cooking School Staff

Join us for this Learn at Lunch class and get hands-on with some new recipes plus and a few "oldies but goodies" to liven' up your summer menus.

Menu:
Vichyssoise; Avocado and Crab Soup; Borsht (chilled Beet Soup); Chilled Peach Soup

Register$40.00

Cookbook Signing: Nancie McDermott

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 at 6:00pm
Join Nancie McDermott for a cookbook signing Tuesday, August 4 from 6-8 p.m. Though millions love Thai food, actual meatless recipes and dishes are often difficult to find. Nancie McDermott has developed innovative and authentic variations on traditional Thai recipes, providing health-conscious home cooks with a repertoire of vegetarian dishes that ... more details
Free Event

CLASS: Summertime Asian Cooking

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Nancie McDermott

Join cookbook author Nancie McDermott for an evening of vibrant and delicious Asian cooking. In an array of dishes, Nancie will present the essential ingredients and techniques of dishes from China, Vietnam and Thailand.

Menu:
Chinese Dish: Cold Sesame Noodles with Shredded Chicken and ... more details

Register$45.00

CLASS: Steakhouse Classics Dinner Party

Wednesday, August 5, 2015 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Kendra Bailey Morris

There's nothing like a great steak with all the fixin's. Kendra Bailey Morris, Richmond-based cookbook author, personal chef, culinary instructor and cooking show host, will show you how to prepare classic steakhouse favorites.

Menu:
Bacon and Blue Cheese Wedge Salad; NY Strip with ... more details

Register$45.00

CLASS: Sous Vide Cooking

Wednesday, August 5, 2015 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Ellen Clevenger-Firley

Ever heard of sous vide? Top chefs have been doing this for years. It's the process of vacuum sealing and slow cooking meats, vegetables, fruits, custards - almost anything! We'll explore this method of cooking using both professional equipment and work-arounds. Join us ... more details

Register$40.00

CLASS: Learn at Lunch: Summer in the South

Thursday, August 6, 2015 at 12:00pm

Demonstration

Marilyn Markel

The flavors of summer are beckoning! The fruits and vegetables of the season are plentiful and booming with flavor. Learn to make the most of the harvest in this one-hour class.

Menu:
Summertime Pea Salad Loaded with Herbs; Grilled Lamb with Cucumber, Tomato Cous ... more details

Register$25.00

Thursdays Uncorked: Sonoma

Thursday, August 6, 2015 at 4:30pm
California’s first commercial winery was established in Sonoma in the 1850s and the industry has prospered there ever since. Join us for an exploration of the wines from this famous county that has struggled to breach the shadow of neighboring Napa.
$15.00

CLASS: Tomato Craze!

Thursday, August 6, 2015 at 6:00pm

Hands On

Minh Coli

Born in Vietnam, Minh came to United States in 1975 and grew up in Southern California. As a child, she helped her grandmother and mother in their kitchen daily with authentic Vietnamese home-style cooking. After a long career in the fashion industry, ... more details

Register$45.00

CLASS: Taste of California Wine Dinner

Thursday, August 6, 2015 at 6:00pm

Wine

Caitlin Burke & Elizabeth Cooper

Join Caitlin Burke, Cooking School instructor, and Elizabeth Cooper, Wine Manager, for this delicious pairing of California cuisine and wine! Learn new cooking techniques, recipes and how the various wines enhance the flavors in the foods. Come eat, enjoy and ... more details

Register$45.00

CLASS: Food Photography

Friday, August 7, 2015 at 11:00am

Hands On

Dave Masucci

Have you ever flipped through pages of Gourmet or Food and Wine magazine and come across a photograph that stopped you cold? Maybe you wondered, "How did they shoot that?" In this class, as a photographer, you will learn how to work ... more details

Register$45.00

CLASS: Learn At Lunch: Pack Your Picnic Basket

Friday, August 7, 2015 at 12:00pm

Demonstration

Kim Calaway

When was the last time you went on a picnic? Join Cooking School Instructor Kim Calaway for this new approach to the summertime fun of a picnic. In this class you will learn new recipes and techniques to make your next picnic as ... more details

Register$30.00

CLASS: Friday Night Fun Night: All About Asia

Friday, August 7, 2015 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Cooking School Staff

Join us as we take a culinary tour of Asia and discover a variety of cuisines from this diverse continent. North, south, east and west - we will incorporate flavors from all parts in this hands-on class as we create a ... more details

Register$45.00

Fridays Uncorked: Sonoma

Friday, August 7, 2015 at 5:00pm
California’s first commercial winery was established in Sonoma in the 1850s and the industry has prospered there ever since. Join us for an exploration of the wines from this famous county that has struggled to breach the shadow of neighboring Napa.
$15.00

Fridays Uncorked: Sonoma

Friday, August 7, 2015 at 5:00pm
California’s first commercial winery was established in Sonoma in the 1850s and the industry has prospered there ever since. Join us for an exploration of the wines from this famous county that has struggled to breach the shadow of neighboring Napa.
$15.00

Knife Sharpening

Saturday, August 8, 2015 at 9:00am
Southern Season has partnered with Mr. Leonard’s Sharpening Service to offer professional knife sharpening. Mr. Leonard’s has 30+ years of sharpening experience and is the recommended sharpener for Zwilling J.A. Henckels, the leading cutlery provider. Mr. Leonard’s will be sharpening knives and scissors at Southern Season between 9 a.m. and ... more details

CLASS: Recipes for Basic Food Writing

Saturday, August 8, 2015 at 11:00am

Demonstration

Patrick Evans-Hylton

All folks eat, few truly dine. In this class we'll explore the essence of eating, and learn how to express your thoughts on the experience in a clear, concise and compelling way. We'll cover a number of food writing styles including profiling people, ... more details

Register$45.00

Tasting with Old North State Winery

Saturday, August 8, 2015 at 11:00am
Join Old North State Winery for a complementary wine tasting in the beer and wine department on Saturday, August 8 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Mutual Distributing

Saturday, August 8, 2015 at 12:00pm
Join us in the Wine and Beer department Saturday, August 8 from 12-3 p.m. for a complementary wine and beer tasting with Mutual Distributing.
Free Event

CLASS: Sous Vide Cooking

Saturday, August 8, 2015 at 12:00pm

Demonstration

Marilyn Markel

Ever heard of sous vide? Top chefs have been doing this for years. It's the process of vacuum sealing and slow cooking meats, vegetables, fruits, custards - almost anything! We?ll explore this method of cooking using both professional equipment and work-arounds. Join us ... more details

Register$35.00

Wine Tasting with Grapevine Distributors

Saturday, August 8, 2015 at 1:00pm
Join us in the Wine and Beer department Saturday, August 8 from 1 to 4 p.m.. for a complimentary wine tasting with Grapevine Distributors.
Free Event

CLASS: The Basics of Wine

Saturday, August 8, 2015 at 5:00pm

Demonstration

Wine Department Staff

Begin your tasty journey to understanding wine! In this class our expert staff will teach you the basics of wine tasting, the proper way to allow wine to breathe, and proper glassware. You?ll also go over the basics of pairing foods with ... more details

Register$35.00

CLASS: Lowcountry Brunch: Cool Food

Sunday, August 9, 2015 at 11:00am

Demonstration

Cooking School Staff

It maybe hot outside but you will keep the heat out of the kitchen with these cool summertime favorites.

Menu:
Pimento cheese with Crudite; Ham Salad Sandwiches with Pickled Cucumber and Onions; Boozy Watermelon Granita

Register$30.00

CLASS: Kids in the Kitchen: Pasta

Sunday, August 9, 2015 at 11:00am

Hands On

For Kids

Cooking School Staff

Most kids are very familiar with macaroni and cheese or ravioli but there is a whole world of paste out there to discover. All of the children attending this hands-on class will learn a ... more details

Register$35.00

Beer Tasting with Freedom Beverage Company

Sunday, August 9, 2015 at 12:00pm
Join Freedom Beverage Company in the Wine and Beer Department Sunday, August 9 from 12-3 p.m. as they sample some of their best brews.
Free Event

CLASS: Advanced Sushi

Sunday, August 9, 2015 at 2:00pm

Hands On

Masa Tsujimura

Have you mastered the basics of sushi and interested in learning more? Born in a fishing village in western Japan, Chef Masa Tsujimura of Waraji Japanese Restaurant in Raleigh has over 30 years of experience in sushi preparation. Come ready to learn ... more details

Register$55.00

CLASS: Discover India

Sunday, August 9, 2015 at 4:00pm

Demonstration

Devany Vickery-Davidson

We often think of Indian food as something to enjoy only in restaurants. It doesn?t have to be that way, however, as this tasty and exotic cuisine is surprisingly easy to cook at home. Join Devany as she shares some of her secrets ... more details

Register$30.00

CLASS: The Art of Smoking Foods

Sunday, August 9, 2015 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Mike Ledesma

Where there's smoke, you're sure to find Chef Mike Ledesma of Richmond's Patina restaurant. With his guidance you'll learn how easy it is to master smoking, discover new flavors and learn how versatile the process can be. The perfect class for a summer ... more details

Register$45.00

CLASS: Making Healthy Delicious: Summer Dinner Party

Monday, August 10, 2015 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Jessica O?Neal

Summertime in the Lowcountry means a bounty of colorful, fresh produce. In this class Jessica will refocus your standard summer menu with healthy, colorful and delicious ideas that makes the most of the season?s harvest.

Menu:
Roasted Red Pepper Hummus; Tortillas with Cucumber ... more details

Register$45.00

CLASS: Summer Flavors of Northern Italian Cuisine

Monday, August 10, 2015 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Chef Curt Shelvey of Curt's Cucina in Southern Pines

Nestled in the heart of Southern Pines, Curt's Cucina is an award-winning restaurant for Italian cuisine. Chef and owner Curt Shelvey has been in and around restaurants since he was 10 years old and cut his ... more details

Register$45.00

CLASS: Sous Vide Cooking

Monday, August 10, 2015 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Cooking School Staff

Ever heard of sous vide? Top chefs have been doing this for years. It's the process of vacuum sealing and slow cooking meats, vegetables, fruits, custards--almost anything! We'll explore this method of cooking using both professional equipment and work-arounds. Join us for ... more details

Register$35.00

Mother-Daughter Afternoon Tea

Tuesday, August 11, 2015 at 3:00pm
Please join us for our annual Mother-Daughter Afternoon Tea on Tuesday, August 11 from 3-5 p.m. Bring your little ones before the summer is over or your college aged girls before they head back to school. We will be featuring teas from our famed tea department and a delicious menu ... more details
$24.00

CLASS: A New Take on Thai

Tuesday, August 11, 2015 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Emily Kimbrough

Let Thai be on your menu at home any night! Join Chef Emily for a fun hands-on experience and learn how to make this fabulous Thai menu.

Menu:
Thai Basil Spring Rolls with Peanut Dipping Sauce; Chicken Mushroom Coconut Soup; Shrimp Pad Thai; ... more details

Due to limited seating availability, tickets are no longer available online for this event. Please call 919-929-4586 or stop by our store to purchase tickets or be added to the waiting list.

CLASS: Summertime and the Living is Delicious

Tuesday, August 11, 2015 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Ben and Karen Barker

We are again honored to welcome Chefs Ben and Karen Barker, who left a legacy in Durham with the late and great Magnolia Grill. Both are James Beard award winners and received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Southern Foodways Alliance. ... more details

Tickets are no longer available for this sold-out event. Please call 919-929-4586 or stop by our store to be added to the waiting list.

CLASS: Paleo Party Appetizers

Tuesday, August 11, 2015 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Sara Pomeroy

Sara, a resident of RVA since 2002, has always loved to cook and that landed her jobs with several high-end catering companies before she started her own. In the last year, she has lost 50 pounds with the Paleo lifestyle and wants to ... more details

Register$45.00

CLASS: Fast and Fresh Dinners

Wednesday, August 12, 2015 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Brian Adornetto

Are you strapped for time, but still want tasty, home cooked meals? Are you struggling to feed your family nutritious dinners while on the run? Join Chef Brian and learn to make quick recipes featuring fresh, easyto- find, all-natural ingredients that are ... more details

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CLASS: Quick Dinner: Summer Salads

Wednesday, August 12, 2015 at 5:30pm

Demonstration

Cooking School Staff

Summer salads are so versatile; they can be enjoyed as a starter, side or main dish. They also make a perfect summer comfort food. In this one-hour class you?ll learn some fresh and creative new salads.

Menu:
Tomato Salad with Homemade Mayonnaise; Summer ... more details

Register$30.00

CLASS: A Summer in Italy

Wednesday, August 12, 2015 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Kendra Bailey Morris

Ever wish you could attend cooking school in Italy? This may be the next best thing. Join popular chef Kendra Bailey Morris and learn to master some creative Italian dishes that go beyond the usual.

Menu:
Grilled Pancetta Crostini with Red Onion Marmalade; ... more details

Register$45.00

CLASS: Fun with Phyllo

Thursday, August 13, 2015 at 11:00am

Hands On

Nancy Dye

Cooking with phyllo dough may seem a bit intimidating but Nancy will help you learn the techniques to master it. In this hands-on class you will create appetizers, entrees, and dessert.

Menu:
Spinach and Feta Triangles; Ricotta and Proscuitto Triangles; Bisteeya Pockets; Kreatopita ... more details

Register$40.00

Thursdays Uncorked: Burgundy – Cote de Nuits

Thursday, August 13, 2015 at 4:30pm
Most famous for its reds made from Pinot noir, this French region in the heart of Burgundy extends from Dijon to just south of Nuits-Saint-Georges, which gives its name to the district and still yet a few interesting whites can be found.
$15.00

CLASS: Dinner on the Italian Piazza

Thursday, August 13, 2015 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Sheri Castle

Have you been thinking about a trip to Italy? Do you see yourself sitting on a balcony overlooking the piazza? Join cookbook author and food writer Sheri Castle and let her food and recipes take you on a trip to Italy with great ... more details

Register$50.00

CLASS: Wine and Flower Arrangements

Thursday, August 13, 2015 at 6:00pm

Hands On

Sarah Creech and Sergio Pinzon

Wine and flowers go hand-in-hand! In this fun class you will have the opportunity to sample dry wines and learn how to make your own flower arrangements. Sergio, Southern Season's Beverage Manager, will be on hand to discuss all ... more details

Register$45.00

CLASS: Learn at Lunch, Pasta!

Friday, August 14, 2015 at 11:00am

Hands On

Cooking School Staff

Join the staff for this hands-on class that will introduce you to the world of fresh pasta. You won't become an expert in one class, but when you finish up with this class, you'll definitely have more experience and have gained ... more details

Register$40.00

CLASS: Friday Night Fun Night: Artisan Flatbreads

Friday, August 14, 2015 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Halley Connell

Everyone loves pizza! In this fun hands-on class you?ll learn to make them in cast iron, on the grill or in your oven.

Menu:
Cast Iron Pizza with Goat Cheese, Walnut, and Summer Vegetables; Carne Asada Pizza; Egg, Asparagus, and Herbed Ricotta Grilled ... more details

Register$40.00

Fridays Uncorked: Burgundy – Cote de Nuits

Friday, August 14, 2015 at 5:00pm
Most famous for its reds made from Pinot noir, this French region in the heart of Burgundy extends from Dijon to just south of Nuits-Saint-Georges, which gives its name to the district and still yet a few interesting whites can be found.
$15.00

Fridays Uncorked: Burgundy – Cote de Nuits

Friday, August 14, 2015 at 5:00pm
Most famous for its reds made from Pinot noir, this French region in the heart of Burgundy extends from Dijon to just south of Nuits-Saint-Georges, which gives its name to the district and still yet a few interesting whites can be found.
$15.00

CLASS: Biscuits 101

Saturday, August 15, 2015 at 11:00am

Hands On

Cooking School Staff

Once upon a time, every Southern cook knew the secret to making biscuits. Unfortunately it's becoming a lost art. We're here to help, however, and in this popular hands-on class you will learn all of the tricks your ancestors forgot to ... more details

Tickets are no longer available for this sold-out event. Please call 919-929-4586 or stop by our store to be added to the waiting list.

CLASS: Southern Biscuits

Saturday, August 15, 2015 at 11:00am

Hands On

Nicole Marriner

Tender and light biscuits-either sweet or savory-are the quintessential Southern bread. Chef Nicole will have you rising to the occasion in this hand-on class that will teach you the application of basic biscuit techniques to create delicious small bites and desserts. You?ll ... more details

Register$40.00

Wine Tasting with Fine Wine Trading Company

Saturday, August 15, 2015 at 11:00am
Join us in the wine department on Saturday, August 15 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting with Fine Wine Trading Company.
Free Event

Wine Tasting with The Country Vintner

Saturday, August 15, 2015 at 12:00pm
Join us in the wine department on Saturday, August 15 from 12-3 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting with the Country Vintner.
Free Event

CLASS: Food of Mexico: HIP Tostadas

Saturday, August 15, 2015 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Marcelo Villasuso

Ubiquitous around the mercados and plazas, tostadas unite freshness with light comfort food. Food expert Marcelo Villasuso will take attendees on a culinary tour thru Mexican markets and plazas where they will learn the reason why the mostly fresh toppings used in tostadas ... more details

Register$40.00

Wine Tasting with Grapevine Distributors

Sunday, August 16, 2015 at 1:00pm
Join us in the Wine and Beer department Saturday, August 16 from 12 to 3 p.m.. for a complimentary wine tasting with Grapevine Distributors.
Free Event

CLASS: Summer Sunday

Sunday, August 16, 2015 at 2:00pm

Demonstration

Mel Melton & the Wicked Mojos

North Carolina born and New Orleans-trained Chef Mel Melton is just as famous for his music as for his food. Join us for this Sunday supper celebration of good food and great music. Mel and his band, the Wicked ... more details

Register$45.00

CLASS: Going Whole Hog: All About Pork

Sunday, August 16, 2015 at 2:00pm

Demonstration

Tanya Cauthen of Belmont Butchery

Interested in learning the art of butchering meat? In this class, the butchers from Richmond's Belmont Butchery will breakdown a whole hog (well, actually a half!). We will start with the anatomy of a hog and what all the cuts ... more details

Register$35.00

CLASS: Light, Local and Easy Summertime Seafood

Sunday, August 16, 2015 at 4:00pm

Demonstration

Nicole Marriner and Halley Connell

Join Halley and Nicole and learn a fresh, light, and seasonal menu that is sure to impress, but so easy you won?t even break a sweat!

Menu:
Crab, Watermelon, and Avocado Salad; Chilled Cucumber Soup with Pickled Shrimp; Seasonal White Fish ... more details

Register$40.00

CLASS: Knife Skills 201

Monday, August 17, 2015 at 5:30pm

Hands On

Cooking School Staff

Hone the skills you've already learned with a class that goes beyond the basics. In this hands-on class you will learn how to select the right knife for any particular task, how to de-bone a chicken, truss, trim and carve roast ... more details

Register$55.00

CLASS: An Evening with Manicaretti

Monday, August 17, 2015 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Cooking School Staff

Join us and learn about some of our favorite Italian imports. Using top-of-the-line pastas, oils, vinegars and sauces we will explore several new dishes. We will also introduce a new children?s pasta.

Menu:
Homemade Ricotta drizzled with Green Walnut Syrup; Baby Greens with ... more details

Register$40.00

CLASS: Chucktown Chow: Oak Steakhouse and The Macintosh

Monday, August 17, 2015 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Kelly Kleisner

Meringue may seem intimidating to many home cooks but in this class, led by pastry chef Kelly Kleisner, you?ll discover a fool-proof cake recipe. You?ll master meringue icing, learn how to whip egg whites and fold them into the batter. Chef Kleisner joined ... more details

Register$35.00

CLASS: Girls on the Grill

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Katie Coleman

Ladies fire up your grills! Join Chef Katie Coleman of the Durham Spirits Company for this fun and educational hand-on class. Learn new techniques and recipes to entertain friends and family.

Menu:
Grilled Corn and Avocado Salad; Tequila Lime Chicken with Sauce Verde; ... more details

Due to limited seating availability, tickets are no longer available online for this event. Please call 919-929-4586 or stop by our store to purchase tickets or be added to the waiting list.

CLASS: Chucktown Chow: Lee Lee’s Hot Kitchen

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Lily Lei

Lily Lei and Karalee Nielsen Fallert brought authentic Chinese fare to downtown Charleston with a bang in 2014. With a menu that is based primarily on the recipes of Lily?s family, Lee Lee?s Hot Kitchen offers Chinese classics as well as modern dishes ... more details

Register$40.00

CLASS: Summer Entertaining

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Sergio Pinzon and Alexa Pinzon

Pastry chef and Richmond native Alexa Pinzon and her husband Sergio, Southern Season's beverage manager, have teamed up to demonstrate how easy it is to make a summer entertaining menu with just a few quality ingredients. You'll learn to prepare ... more details

Register$45.00

CLASS: Summer Salads

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Caitlin Burke

When it is hot outside a cool crisp salad is the perfect choice for a delicious dinner. Join Cooking School instructor Caitlin Burke for this hand-on approach to fresh, light and cool dinners.

Menu:
Spinach Salad with Quinoa, Pecans and Blueberries; Pasta Salad ... more details

Register$45.00

CLASS: Gettin’ Figgy with It

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Nicole Marriner

One of the flavors of fall everyone looks forward to (particularly cooks) is the fig. There are so many uses for these versatile fruits! In this hands-on class you will learn recipes both savory and sweet.

Menu:
Grilled Figs and Mascarpone Crostini; Fig, ... more details

Register$40.00

CLASS: Easy & Elegant Outdoor Entertaining

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Kendra Bailey Morris

Popular instructor Kendra Bailey Morris, a Richmondbased cookbook author and personal chef, returns to show you how to prepare a sumptuous feast that will still allow you to be a guest at your next terrace fete!

Menu:
Crostini with Goat Cheese; Balsamic Marinated ... more details

Register$45.00

CLASS: Basic Floral Design

Thursday, August 20, 2015 at 10:00am

Hands On

Sarah Creech

Create your own floral arrangements! In this hands-on class you will learn how to take a basic bouquet and arrange it at home using various sizes of vases and flowers. Class participants will take home the vase and arrangement they make in ... more details

Register$40.00

Fridays Uncorked: Burgundy – Cote de Beaune

Thursday, August 20, 2015 at 4:30pm
We’ll travel just a bit further south in Burgundy this week to an area that extends from Nuits-Sant-Georges to the River Dheune. Still known for its top-notch whites: Montrachet and Meursault, there are also some stellar reds to be found.
$15.00

CLASS: Learn at Lunch: New Twists from Texas

Thursday, August 20, 2015 at 5:30pm

Demonstration

Marilyn Markel

Marilyn, Southern Season?s Culinary Director, spent years living in Texas, a land where brisket rules. A low and slow cooked brisket melts in your mouth and the best part may be just oh-so-sweet caramelized onions cooked underneath. Join Marilyn as she shares some ... more details

Register$30.00

CLASS: Movie Night

Thursday, August 20, 2015 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Sergio Pinzon and Alexa Pinzon

Want to create some fun treats for a movie night at home? Pastry chef and Richmond native Alexa Pinzon is thrilled to share her love of desserts and food with you. After working in fine dining restaurants in Charleston, S.C. ... more details

Register$45.00

CLASS: South African Cooking

Thursday, August 20, 2015 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Cheryl Ann and Alexander Kast

Join husband Alexander, cheese maker for Goat Lady Dairy, and wife Cheryl-Anne, South African native and chef, for this delicious introduction to the foods and cooking of South Africa. Cheryl-Anne Kast is a graduate of The Institute of Culinary Arts ... more details

Register$40.00

CLASS: Parents and Kids in the Kitchen: Lunchbox La Bamba

Friday, August 21, 2015 at 11:00am

Hands On

For Kids

Cooking School Staff

As the school year approaches learn to pack an amazing lunch. In this fun hands-on class, kids will learn packable favorites from south of the border that will make them the envy of the ... more details

Register$35.00

CLASS: Friday Night Fun Night: Savory and Sweet Pies and Tarts

Friday, August 21, 2015 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Nicole Marriner and Nancy Dye

Pies and tarts are so versatile and the options are unlimited. Join Nicole and Nancy in this fun hands-on class and learn two techniques for pie dough and four different ways to use it.

Menu:
Freeform Tomato Tart; Corn Pudding ... more details

Register$40.00

Fridays Uncorked: Burgundy – Cote de Beaune

Friday, August 21, 2015 at 5:00pm
We’ll travel just a bit further south in Burgundy this week to an area that extends from Nuits-Sant-Georges to the River Dheune. Still known for its top-notch whites: Montrachet and Meursault, there are also some stellar reds to be found.
$15.00

Fridays Uncorked: Burgundy – Cote de Beaune

Friday, August 21, 2015 at 5:00pm
We’ll travel just a bit further south in Burgundy this week to an area that extends from Nuits-Sant-Georges to the River Dheune. Still known for its top-notch whites: Montrachet and Meursault, there are also some stellar reds to be found.
$15.00

CLASS: Food Writing and Restaurant Reviews: How to Write Them

Saturday, August 22, 2015 at 11:00am

Demonstration

Patrick Evans-Hylton

Learn the ins-and-outs of dining out (through a tried-and-true 88 point check list) and writing clear, concise, informative and impartial reviews on restaurant experiences. We'll also touch on writing profiles on restaurants, chefs and dishes. Your newfound knowledge can be used for everything ... more details

Register$45.00

Wine Tasting with Ocean South Importers

Saturday, August 22, 2015 at 11:00am
Join Darrin Todloski of Ocean South Importers for a complementary wine tasting Saturday, August 22 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Free Event

CLASS: Under Pressure: Secrets of Pressure Cooker Cooking

Saturday, August 22, 2015 at 11:00am

Demonstration

Marilyn Markel

So often, time plays a huge role in how we prepare meals. But even if you are short of it, it doesn?t mean you have to fast food. In this class Marilyn will teach you quick and easy meals using the pressure cooker. ... more details

Register$35.00

Wine Tasting with Empire Distributors

Saturday, August 22, 2015 at 12:00pm
Join us in the wine department on Saturday, August 22 from 12 to 3 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting with Empire Distributors.
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Jones Von Drehle

Saturday, August 22, 2015 at 1:00pm
Join Jones Von Drehle for a complementary wine tasting Saturday, August 22 from 1-4 p.m.
Free Event

CLASS: Live Well - Eat Well

Saturday, August 22, 2015 at 2:00pm

Demonstration

Jill Dahan

Jill Dahan is passionate about preparing, eating and sharing foods that nourish the body and the soul. She sees food as the best investment in our overall health and firmly believes the time is now to make changes and get cooking. Join Jill ... more details

Register$45.00

CLASS: Preparing and Paring Pickles

Saturday, August 22, 2015 at 4:00pm

Demonstration

Nicole Marriner and Halley Connell

Not sure what to do with all of the excess produce from your summer garden? Pickle it! Join Halley and Nicole and learn interesting and delicious new ways to enjoy the (pickled) fruits of your labor.

Menu:
Pickled Okra Pimento Cheese ... more details

Register$35.00

CLASS: Lowcountry Brunch: Summer Faves

Sunday, August 23, 2015 at 11:00am

Demonstration

Cooking School Staff

This time of year we are able to pluck fruits and vegetables straight from the farmers market and turning them into a wonderful Lowcountry brunch. Join the cooking school staff for a fresh look at brunch.

Menu:
Melon Salad with Lime and Honey ... more details

Register$30.00

Beer Tasting with Freedom Beverage Company

Sunday, August 23, 2015 at 11:00am
Join Freedom Beverage Company in the Wine and Beer Department Sunday, August 23 from 12 to 3 p.m. as they sample some of their best brews.
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Grapevine Distributors

Sunday, August 23, 2015 at 12:00pm
Join us in the Wine and Beer department Sunday, August 23 from 12-3 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting with Grapevine Distributors.
Free Event

CLASS: Eat Well - Live Well

Sunday, August 23, 2015 at 1:00pm

Demonstration

Jill Dahan

In her debut cookbook Starting Fresh! Recipes for Life, Jill promotes her philosophy of wholesome, yet simple meals. Learn to throw together a healthy, fuss-free dinner, snack and even a dessert with Jill's nutritious tips and techniques. The food is so delicious no ... more details

Register$45.00

CLASS: New Ideas for Late Summer Veggies

Sunday, August 23, 2015 at 2:00pm

Demonstration

Lucindy Willis

As the summer season draws to a close, we look for ways to freshen up our garden dishes. Join Chef Lucindy as she offers new recipes to expand your summer vegetable menu because one can only eat so many tomato sandwiches (well, maybe ... more details

Register$45.00

CLASS: Summer Dinner Party

Monday, August 24, 2015 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Katie Coleman

Summer is the perfect time to catch up with good friends and family over a great meal. Jon Chef Katie Coleman of the Durham Spirits Company for this fun and educational hands-on class. Afterwards you'll be able to impress guests and enjoy ... more details

Register$45.00

CLASS: Hawaiian Style

Monday, August 24, 2015 at 6:00pm

Hands On

Mike Ledesma

Even if a trip to Hawaii isn't in your plans, it's OK to put on a flowered shirt and pretend you're there. Please join Chef Mike Ledesma of Patina restaurant, as he goes back to his roots, so to speak. From the ... more details

Due to limited seating availability, tickets are no longer available online for this event. Please call 919-929-4586 or stop by our store to purchase tickets or be added to the waiting list.

CLASS: Biscuits 201

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 at 5:30pm

Hands On

Cooking School Staff

So you thought you knew all about biscuits but there is always more to learn. In this hands-on class let the Cooking School staff help you fill in the blanks and expand your skills, then enjoy a nice repast!

Menu:
Southern Pimento ... more details

Due to limited seating availability, tickets are no longer available online for this event. Please call 919-929-4586 or stop by our store to purchase tickets or be added to the waiting list.

CLASS: Chucktown Chow: Suelto at Holy City Brewing Company

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Shay MacDonald

Charleston?s Holy City Brewing has made a name for itself with its tasty beverage offerings. In 2015, they are expanding with a full kitchen and new restaurant, Suelto. Leading the new venture is chef Shay McDonald, recently with HoM in Charleston. In this ... more details

Register$35.00

CLASS: South American Casual

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Sandra Gutierrez

The food of South America lends itself to informal entertaining and quick cooking methods. Cookbook author Sandra Gutierrez is just the person to introduce you to these delectable cuisines. The menu features food from Argentina, Chile, Bolivia, and Brazil. None of it is ... more details

Register$50.00

CLASS: Fast and Furious Five-Minute Recipes

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Amanda Fisher

Spend only minutes in the kitchen to make these quick and easy recipes! Amanda Fisher from the Blakemere Company will show you how to maximize those precious minutes to get dinner on the table in a snap. All these recipes take either five ... more details

Register$45.00

CLASS: A Tour of the Coastal South

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Kendra Bailey Morris

Many of the South's most famed culinary creations have their beginnings in the coastal region. In this class Kendra Bailey Morris, a Richmond-based cookbook author, personal chef, culinary instructor and cooking show host, will teach you how to prepare some beloved classics.

Menu: ... more details

Register$45.00

CLASS: Chucktown Chow: Callie’s Hot Little Biscuit

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Carrie Morey

Callie?s Hot Little Biscuit is definitely the ?in spot? for morning or late night biscuits in Charleston. Carrie started this shop after the successful launch of her biscuit company, Callie?s Charleston Biscuits. She has also written two cookbooks. Don?t miss this biscuit extravaganza ... more details

Register$35.00

Cookbook Signing: Carrie Morey

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 at 6:00pm
Join Carrie Morey for a cookbook signing Wednesday, August 26 from 6-8 p.m. Carrie Morey shares her modern approach to traditional Southern cooking in more than one hundred recipes that pair classic Lowcountry fare with surprising twists, for incredible results. Carrie guides you through the foundational techniques of Southern cooking to ... more details
Free Event

CLASS: Kids in the Kitchen: Tasty Casseroles

Thursday, August 27, 2015 at 11:00am

Hands On

Cooking School Staff

Let us help your children learn how to help you in the kitchen! Cooking should be fun for everyone and in this hands-on class kids will learn techniques and recipes that are sure to impress parents. Ages 7 - 12.

Menu:
Chicken ... more details

Register$35.00

Thursdays Uncorked: Italy - Piemonte

Thursday, August 27, 2015 at 4:30pm
Located in the northwest corner of Italy, Piemonte produces famed wines such as Barolo and Barbaresco, made from the Nebbiolo grape; but lets not forget the Colli Tortonessi with its masculine Barbera and more delicate Friesa and Croatina or the floral yet hearty Timarosso. It is a cornucopia of tastes.
$15.00

CLASS: Late Summer Harvest

Thursday, August 27, 2015 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Jamie DeMent and Richard Holcomb

North Carolina farmers and entrepreneurs Jamie and Richard, owners of Coon Rock Farm, Bella Bean Organics, Heirloom Provisions and the Piedmont Restaurant, bring the bounty of their farm to the class. Join Jamie and Richard as they create this late ... more details

Register$40.00

CLASS: Learn at Lunch: Layers of Flavor

Friday, August 28, 2015 at 12:00pm

Demonstration

Susan Hearn

Looking for a new way to punch up your dinner menus? Think of layering flavors. Join Chef Susan for some quick and easy ways to punch up the flavors in your week night or entertaining menus in this one-hour class.

Menu:
Mixed Green Salad ... more details

Register$30.00

Fridays Uncorked: Italy - Piemonte

Friday, August 28, 2015 at 5:00pm
Located in the northwest corner of Italy, Piemonte produces famed wines such as Barolo and Barbaresco, made from the Nebbiolo grape; but lets not forget the Colli Tortonessi with its masculine Barbera and more delicate Friesa and Croatina or the floral yet hearty Timarosso. It is a cornucopia of tastes.
$15.00

CLASS: Friday Night Fun Night: It’s Raining Tomatoes!

Friday, August 28, 2015 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Nicole Marriner

Tomatoes are in abundance throughout the summer months and eventually we all end up wondering what else to do with them. In this fun hands-on class you?ll learn innovative ways to use the surplus tomato harvest.

Menu:
Bacon Tomato Jam; Southern Panzanella Salad; ... more details

Register$40.00

Fridays Uncorked: Italy - Piemonte

Friday, August 28, 2015 at 5:00pm
Located in the northwest corner of Italy, Piemonte produces famed wines such as Barolo and Barbaresco, made from the Nebbiolo grape; but lets not forget the Colli Tortonessi with its masculine Barbera and more delicate Friesa and Croatina or the floral yet hearty Timarosso. It is a cornucopia of tastes.
$15.00

Wine Tasting with Haw River Wine Man

Saturday, August 29, 2015 at 11:00am
Join Eric Merlau of Haw River Wine Man for a complimentary wine tasting Saturday, August 29 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Empire Distributors

Saturday, August 29, 2015 at 12:00pm
Join us in the wine department on Saturday, August 29 from 12 to 3 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting with Empire Distributors.
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Ararat Imports

Saturday, August 29, 2015 at 12:00pm
Join us in the wine department on Saturday, August 29 from 12-3 p.m. for a free wine tasting with Ararat Imports.
Free Event

CLASS: Italian Wine and Cheese Pairing

Saturday, August 29, 2015 at 2:00pm

Demonstration

Dany Schutte

Two of Italy's most famous exports are its wine and cheese. Pairing the two in this class will be Southern Season's Dany Schutte, a Certified Cheese Professional. She will cover whites, reds and a sparkling wine, and various types of cheeses will be ... more details

Register$35.00

CLASS: Charleston Culinary Club: Southern Tailgating

Saturday, August 29, 2015 at 5:00pm

Demonstration

Cooking School Staff

Join us for this casual get-together that features pairings of food and wine. This week we will be getting ready for game season. No more of the same old takeout food-you?ll learn some reinvented Southern classics that will take your tailgating party ... more details

Register$25.00

CLASS: Last Saturday Food and Wine Pairing: A Tapas and Wine Tour of Spain

Saturday, August 29, 2015 at 5:30pm

Wine

Wine Department and Cooking School Staff

Join the Southern Season Wine Department and Cooking School as they team up for this fun and casual evening of food and wine. Four Spanish wines (3-ounce pour of each) will each be paired with one plate of food ... more details

Register$25.00

CLASS: A Foodie Five Star Labor Day Picnic

Sunday, August 30, 2015 at 1:00pm

Demonstration

Laurie Beth Gills

Labor Day is when we traditionally have a day free from work. What better way to do that than with a relaxing and tasty picnic meal? Chef Laurie is the owner of LB's Classic & Contemporary Cooking, a culinary instruction and catering ... more details

Register$45.00

CLASS: Four Meals in One: Pork Shoulder

Sunday, August 30, 2015 at 2:00pm

Demonstration

Nicole Marriner

Make one meal into four! Nicole will help you make leftovers look new and create easy weeknight dinners.

Menu:
Sweet Potato Biscuit with Pork and Mango Chutney; Pan-Fried Pork Dumplings; Lowcountry Cubano with Pickled Green Tomatoes; Shredded Pork and Salsa Verde Taco on Handmade ... more details

Register$40.00

CLASS: Homemade Pasta Filled, Shaped and Sauced

Sunday, August 30, 2015 at 4:00pm

Demonstration

Kim Floresca and Daniel Ryan of [ONE] Restaurant

Join Kim Floresca and Daniel Ryan, executive chefs of the Chapel Hill restaurant [ONE], to learn the techniques behind the hand crafted pasta they serve. The pair truly enjoy making homemade pasta and will share their passion ... more details

Register$40.00

CLASS: Tap and Table

Monday, August 31, 2015 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Susan Hearn

We have all heard of paring food with wine, but if you are a beer lover this class is for you. Join Chef Susan Hearn for this hands-on cooking class pairing delicious new menus and a variety of beers. ... more details

Register$45.00

CLASS: Gluten Free Comfort Foods

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Emily Kimbrough

Even if you are gluten-free, it?s still possible to enjoy all those comfort food favorites! In this hands-on class Chef Emily will teach a menu that still has all the comfort - and flavor - with none of the gluten.

Menu:
Brown Butter ... more details

Register$50.00

CLASS: Back to School Dinners

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Katie Coleman

Summer is over and the kids are heading back to school. As the activities ramp up and everyone?s schedule get busier, dinner preparation must be quick but still fun and tasty! Join Chef Katie Coleman for some new and delicious solutions to ... more details

Register$45.00

CLASS: Back to School Easy Family Favorites

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Kendra Bailey Morris

School's in and everyone just got a lot busier. In this class, Kendra Bailey Morris, Richmondbased cookbook author, personal chef and culinary instructor, will show you how to get ready for "back to school." Easy soups and dinner preparations will allow you ... more details

Register$45.00

CLASS: Cooking Lessons: An Exploration into Flavor

Wednesday, September 2, 2015 at 10:00am

Hands On

Marilyn Markel

Marilyn, Southern Season?s Culinary Director, has been teaching cooking classes for 15 years and constantly marvels at how much she has learned from her staff, students and visiting instructors. Flavor combinations are infinite and these three days of handson cooking will be ... more details

Register$500.00

CLASS: Dumplings From Around the World

Wednesday, September 2, 2015 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Kim Calaway

Dumplings can be an exciting addition to any menu. Many cultures have their own versions and this is your chance to learn to make a number of different dumpling types. Join Cooking School lead Kim Calaway for this hands-on class as she ... more details

Due to limited seating availability, tickets are no longer available online for this event. Please call 919-929-4586 or stop by our store to purchase tickets or be added to the waiting list.

CLASS: Cooking with Cast-Iron

Wednesday, September 2, 2015 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Halley Connell

Have your grandmother?s cast iron skillet or maybe an old Dutch oven? Halley will show you how to properly use and care for it. Cast iron utensils are amazingly versatile and treated properly will last a lifetime.

Menu:
Avocado Cornbread ; Grilled Mahi Mahi ... more details

Register$35.00

CLASS: Sweet Delectables for the New Year: A Gluten-Free Rosh Hashanah

Wednesday, September 2, 2015 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Melissa Krumbein

Melissa Krumbein is a self-trained cook who started helping food entrepreneurs get their foot in the door in the food industry with Richmond's first culinary incubator, Kitchen Thyme. She has been cooking since her days in college and even prepares dinners for her ... more details

Register$45.00

Thursdays Uncorked: South Carolina for Wine Month

Thursday, September 3, 2015 at 5:00pm
Did you know North Carolina is now home to over 100 wineries? More are opening all the time. This Friday we’ll sample through a selection of our favorites.
$15.00

CLASS: Ciao Biscotti

Thursday, September 3, 2015 at 6:00pm

Hands On

Domenica Marchetti

One of life's pleasures is sitting down to a cup of coffee and a plate of biscotti. These twice-baked Italian cookies are known and loved the world over, and with good reason. They are the perfect dunking cookie, satisfyingly crunchy and crumbly, ... more details

Register$45.00

Cookbook Signing: Domenica Marchetti

Thursday, September 3, 2015 at 6:00pm
Join Domenica Marchetti for a cookbook signing Thursday, September 3 from 6-8 p.m.
Free Event

CLASS: Peppers

Thursday, September 3, 2015 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Craig LeHoullier, Alex Hitt and Caitlin Burke

Join Alex Hitt, owner of Peregrine Farm, and Craig LeHoullier, author and vegetable expert, as they share a wealth of knowledge about growing the numerous varieties of peppers. Since 1981, they have been developing a sustainable farming system ... more details

Register$40.00

Fridays Uncorked: Virginia for Wine Month

Friday, September 4, 2015 at 5:00pm
Did you know Virginia is now home to over 200 wineries? More are opening all the time. This Friday we’ll sample through a selection of our favorites.
$15.00

Fridays Uncorked: North Carolina for Wine Month

Friday, September 4, 2015 at 5:00pm
Did you know North Carolina is now home to over 100 wineries? More are opening all the time. This Friday we’ll sample through a selection of our favorites.
$15.00

CLASS: Friday Night Fun Night: Indian at Home: New Dehlicacies

Friday, September 4, 2015 at 5:00pm

Demonstration

Nicole Marriner

We often think of Indian food as exotic and complex but in this class Nicole will show you just how simple it can be. Join her in this class and learn to incorporate the delicious flavors of India into your home cooking.

Menu:
Pea ... more details

Register$45.00

Knife Sharpening

Saturday, September 5, 2015 at 9:00am
Southern Season has partnered with Mr. Leonard’s Sharpening Service to offer professional knife sharpening. Mr. Leonard’s has 30+ years of sharpening experience and is the recommended sharpener for Zwilling J.A. Henckels, the leading cutlery provider. Mr. Leonard’s will be sharpening knives and scissors at Southern Season between 9 a.m. and ... more details

CLASS: Recipe for Food Writing and Cookbook Basics

Saturday, September 5, 2015 at 11:00am

Demonstration

Patrick Evans-Hylton

Whether you are a chef or foodie looking to bring your recipes to a wide audience or a home cook hoping to pass down your dishes to your family's next generation, this class will help get you started with choosing a theme and ... more details

Register$45.00

Wine Tasting with Ocean South Importers

Saturday, September 5, 2015 at 11:00am
Join Darrin Todloski of Ocean South Importers for a complementary wine tasting Saturday, September 5 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Free Event

Tasting with Old North State Winery

Saturday, September 5, 2015 at 11:00am
Join Old North State Winery for a complementary wine tasting in the beer and wine department on Saturday, September 5 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Free Event

CLASS: Basic Knife Skills

Saturday, September 5, 2015 at 11:00am

Cooking School Staff

This hands-on class will have you wielding a chef?s most important tool like a pro in no time! Learn basic cutting and chopping techniques (carrots, onions, celery, potatoes, and more), how to hold a knife properly and how to care for and sharpen your knives in this wildly ... more details

Register$50.00

Cookbook Signing: Frances Mayes

Saturday, September 5, 2015 at 12:00pm
Join Frances Mayes for a cookbook signing Saturday, September 5 from 12-2 p.m. The author of three beloved books about her life in Italy, including Under the Tuscan Sun and Every Day in Tuscany, Frances Mayes revisits the turning points that defined her early years in Fitzgerald, Georgia. With her signature ... more details
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Grapevine Distributors

Saturday, September 5, 2015 at 12:00pm
Join us in the Wine and Beer department Sunday, September 5 from 12 to 3 p.m.. for a complimentary wine tasting with Grapevine Distributors.
Free Event

CLASS: Charleston Culinary Club: Lovin’ South America

Saturday, September 5, 2015 at 5:00pm

Demonstration

Cooking School Staff

Join us for this casual get together that features pairings of food and wine. This week we will travel around the beautiful and diverse continent of South America and explore flavors and dishes from several countries. Arrive anytime between 5 and 6:30.

Menu: ... more details

Register$25.00

CLASS: Lowcountry Brunch: End of Summer’s Bounty

Sunday, September 6, 2015 at 11:00am

Demonstration

Cooking School Staff

Summer may be coming to an end but fresh vegetables are still abundant. Join the Cooking School staff and learn some great ways to utilize the late summer harvest.

Menu:
Pickled Shrimp atop Tomato Salad; Fried Chicken with Succotash; Rustic Peach Tarts

Register$30.00

CLASS: Bacon and Bourbon

Tuesday, September 8, 2015 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Nicole Marriner and Halley Connell

What could be better in the South than pork and bourbon? Everyone loves bacon and combined with the flavors of pork there is not much better! Join Nicole and Halley and learn some delicious new recipes.

Menu:
Apple, Bacon, and Bourbon ... more details

Register$40.00

CLASS: Seafood From the North Carolina Coast

Tuesday, September 8, 2015 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Brenda Cox

We are happy to welcome back acclaimed Chef Brendan Cox of the Oakleaf Restaurant in Pittsboro. Join him as he shows you how to conquer your fear of cooking seafood and take advantage of the bounty our state?s waters provide. Learn new and ... more details

Tickets are no longer available for this sold-out event. Please call 919-929-4586 or stop by our store to be added to the waiting list.

CLASS: Quick Dinner: Dinner in a Flash

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 at 5:30pm

Demonstration

Cooking School Staff

Time is often short during the busy workweek so it can be challenging to get dinner on the table. In this one-hour class you'll learn valuable time saving advance prep tips and easy entrees.

Menu:
Chicken Chalupas with Salsa Cruda and Lime Sour ... more details

Register$30.00

CLASS: Ciao Biscotti

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Domenica Marchetti

One of life?s pleasures is sitting down to a cup of coffee and a plate of biscotti. These twice-baked Italian cookies are known and loved the world over, and with good reason. They are the perfect dunking cookie, satisfyingly crunchy and crumbly, not ... more details

Register$45.00

CLASS: Fall Tailgating Party

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Kendra Bailey Morris

Please join Chef Kendra for her rendition of the classic gridiron buffet. She will show you how to prepare a classic pre-game spread, whether it's for high school, college or even FC Richmond.

Menu:
Texas-Style Frito Pie with Chili Con Carne; Baby Back ... more details

Register$45.00

Thursdays Uncorked: Washington State from Columbia Valley, Walla Walla, Columbia Gorge and Walhuke Slope

Thursday, September 10, 2015 at 5:00pm
Washington state had bridged the quality gap of its southern neighbors with some spectacular examples of Cabernet, Merlot, Syrah, Chardonnay and Riesling; but don’t be surprised to see Tempranillo or Touriga here as well.
$15.00

CLASS: Vegetarian Italian Menu for Fall

Thursday, September 10, 2015 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Domenica Marchetti

Join cookbook author Domenica and learn to prepare a delicious fall meal based on her book The Glorious Vegetables of Italy. Like her book, this class will appeal to Italian cuisine lovers looking to celebrate vegetables in any meal, every day.

Menu:
Almond and ... more details

Register$45.00

Fridays Uncorked: Washington State from Columbia Valley, Walla Walla, Columbia Gorge and Walhuke Slope

Friday, September 11, 2015 at 5:00pm
Washington state had bridged the quality gap of its southern neighbors with some spectacular examples of Cabernet, Merlot, Syrah, Chardonnay and Riesling; but don’t be surprised to see Tempranillo or Touriga here as well.
$15.00

Fridays Uncorked: Washington State from Columbia Valley, Walla Walla, Columbia Gorge and Walhuke Slope

Friday, September 11, 2015 at 5:00pm
Washington state had bridged the quality gap of its southern neighbors with some spectacular examples of Cabernet, Merlot, Syrah, Chardonnay and Riesling; but don’t be surprised to see Tempranillo or Touriga here as well.
$15.00

CLASS: Friday Night Fun Night: Southern Italian

Friday, September 11, 2015 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Nicole Marriner

Italian cuisine is not just spaghetti and pizza! Join Nicole as she shares some recipes of Southern Italy in this fun hands-on class.

Menu:
Grilled Lemon and Herb Focaccia; Fig and Cantaloupe Salad with Creamy Garlic Vinaigrette; Zucchini and Ricotta Fritters; Polenta, Peperonata, ... more details

Register$40.00

CLASS: Counter Culture Coffee

Saturday, September 12, 2015 at 10:00am

Hands On

Jared Sinclair

Get your barista on in this intensive 3-plus hour coffee class. Join Jared of Counter Culture Coffee and learn to brew coffee at home like an expert. The focus will be on pour-over, but include information relevant to any other brewing device, ... more details

Register$30.00

Wine Tasting with Ocean South Importers

Saturday, September 12, 2015 at 11:00am
Join Darrin Todloski of Ocean South Importers for a complementary wine tasting Saturday, September 12 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Free Event

CLASS: Pipe & Flow, Kids Cookie Class

Saturday, September 12, 2015 at 11:00am

Hands On

For Kids

Mary Lynn Gramp

Owner of The Cake Stylist of Richmond, Mary Lynn graduated has a degree in Baking and Pastry Arts and interned with world renowned cake designer Maggie Austin of Maggie Austin Cake. There she perfected ... more details

Register$35.00

Beer Tasting with Freedom Beverage Company

Saturday, September 12, 2015 at 11:00am
Join Freedom Beverage Company in the Wine and Beer Department Saturday, September 12 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. as they sample some of their best brews.
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Grapevine Distributors

Saturday, September 12, 2015 at 12:00pm
Join us in the Wine and Beer department Saturday, September 12 from 12-3 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting with Grapevine Distributors.
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Empire Distributors

Saturday, September 12, 2015 at 1:00pm
Join us in the wine department on Saturday, September 12 from 1 to 4 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting with Empire Distributors.
Free Event

CLASS: The World of Chocolate

Saturday, September 12, 2015 at 5:00pm

Demonstration

George Geary

Fall is perfect for chocolate desserts, but really anytime is! George Geary is a fabulous pastry chef, seasoned instructor and cookbook author. Join him for a detailed tutorial on delicious chocolate desserts.

Menu:
Double Rich Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Sour Cream Cheese Frosting; Chocolate ... more details

Register$45.00

CLASS: The Science of Food and Wine

Saturday, September 12, 2015 at 5:00pm

Demonstration

Wine Department Staff

In this fun and informative class the Southern Season Wine Department teams up with the cooking school to teach how to find that well-balanced marriage of wine, food and friends. Learn to pair complimenting wines with meals, moreover, learn what makes some ... more details

Register$35.00

Cookbook Signing: George Geary

Saturday, September 12, 2015 at 6:00pm
Join George Geary for a cookbook signing Saturday, September 12 from 6-8 p.m. The Complete Baking Cookbook provides the inspiration to explore the wonderful world of baking. And of course it includes the tested recipes to make it easy and tasty. Written by baker and pastry chef extraordinare George Geary, this ... more details
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Fine Wine Trading Company

Sunday, September 13, 2015 at 11:00am
Join us in the wine department on Sunday, September 13 from 1 to 4 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting with Fine Wine Trading Company.
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Grapevine Distributors

Sunday, September 13, 2015 at 12:00pm
Join us in the Wine and Beer department Sunday, September 13 from 12 to 3 p.m.. for a complimentary wine tasting with Grapevine Distributors.
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Jones Von Drehle

Sunday, September 13, 2015 at 12:00pm
Join Jones Von Drehle for a complementary wine tasting Sunday, September 13 from 12-3 p.m.
Free Event

CLASS: Spanish Wine and Cheese Pairing

Sunday, September 13, 2015 at 2:00pm

Demonstration

Dany Schutte

We've all heard of Rioja and Manchego (and love them) but there is a lot more to be discovered in the world of Spanish wine and cheese. Southern Season's Dany Schutte, a Certified Cheese Professional, will lead this pairing of Spanish wines and ... more details

Register$35.00

CLASS: Fabulous Thai!

Sunday, September 13, 2015 at 2:00pm

Demonstration

Devany Vickery-Davidson

It seems Thai is all the craze these days, and for good reason - it?s delicious! In this class Devany will lead you as you explore exotic flavors, demystify Thai cooking and teach you how to make your own Thai feast for family ... more details

Register$35.00

CLASS: Fall in Provence

Sunday, September 13, 2015 at 2:00pm

Demonstration

George Geary

The greens hills of Provence are turning hues of yellow and gold. This also brings a time of fresh flavors to the area. Join George and learn to impress family and guests with this fabulous seasonal French menu.

Menu:
Caramelized Mushroom Toasts (Bouchees ... more details

Register$45.00

CLASS: Taste of The Triangle: La Farm Bakery

Monday, September 14, 2015 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Lionel Vatinet

Learn to bake bread with the best! Lionel Vatinet of La Farm Bakery in Cary, North Carolina is best known for his signature La Farm Sourdough Bread?an impressive five-pound boule with a savory and supple interior. Let Lionel lead you in an ... more details

Register$50.00

CLASS: Vegetarian: Protein Alternatives

Monday, September 14, 2015 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Jessica O'Neill

Thinking of going vegetarian but worried about getting enough protein? As a personal chef for vegan and vegetarian clients, Jessica knows the most satisfying ways to prepare and enjoy delicious vegetarian meals. She will share her secrets in this hands-on class.

Menu:
Sweet ... more details

Register$45.00

CLASS: Cooking with Vinegar

Monday, September 14, 2015 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Mike Ledesma

Vinegar often doesn't get the respect it deserves when it come to cooking. Chef Mike Ledesma of Richmond's Patina restaurant returns to take you through the ins and outs of using vinegar as a flavorful ingredient in several different types of dishes, including ... more details

Register$45.00

CLASS: Beans and Field Peas: A Savor the South Cookbook

Tuesday, September 15, 2015 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Sandra Gutierrez

Sandra Gutierrez, one of our favorite instructors, has a new cookbook and this time she?s delving into the world of legumes. Discover how the world eats beans and learn about the fascinating realm of field peas. This menu features Southern classics, international recipes, ... more details

Register$50.00

Cookbook Signing: Sandra Gutierrez

Tuesday, September 15, 2015 at 6:00pm
Join Sandra Gutierrez for a cookbook signing Tuesday, September 15 from 6-8 p.m. Robust and delicious, beans and field peas have graced the tables of southerners for generations, making daily appearances on vegetable plates, sideboards, and lunch counters throughout the region. Indeed, all over the world, people rich, poor, or ... more details
Free Event

CLASS: Latin Paleo

Tuesday, September 15, 2015 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Sarah Pomeroy

Come learn a fresh Paleo twist on Latin classics! Sara, a resident of RVA since 2002, has always loved to cook and that landed her jobs with several high-end catering companies before she started her own. In the last year, she has lost ... more details

Register$45.00

CLASS: Provençal Harvest

Tuesday, September 15, 2015 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Dani Manilla

Dani has always been a culinary nomad. She has eaten her way around the globe as she pursued her culinary studies in France, Italy, Shanghai, Morocco, Mexico, San Francisco, and Bali. Bon Appétit magazine has featured Dani as a Great Chef and her ... more details

Register$35.00

CLASS: Basic Dough

Wednesday, September 16, 2015 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Caitlin Burke

Have you always wanted to work with various types of dough but been intimidated? This is your chance to learn just how easy and fun it can be. Join Cooking School instructor Caitlin Burke for this hands-on class and learn new techniques ... more details

Register$45.00

CLASS: Mastering the Art of Cast-Iron Cooking

Wednesday, September 16, 2015 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Kendra Bailey Morris

Have your grandmother's cast iron skillet or maybe an old Dutch oven? Chef Kendra will show you how to properly use and care for it. Cast iron utensils are amazingly versatile and treated properly will last a lifetime.

Menu:
Cast-Iron Seared Scallops with ... more details

Register$45.00

CLASS: Chucktown Chow: Southerly and SC Aquarium Sustainable Seafood Initiative

Wednesday, September 16, 2015 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Matt Martindale and SC Aquarium

Join Matt, executive chef of Southerly, and the SC Aquarium for this interesting talk and cooking demonstration that focuses on sustainable seafood. Chad is committed to using sustainable seafood at the restaurant whenever possible while the South Carolina Aquarium Good ... more details

Register$40.00

Thursdays Uncorked: Chile – Chilean Independence

Thursday, September 17, 2015 at 5:00pm
To celebrate Chilean independence we’ll travel to a country with a booming wine industry. With Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot that rival some top French producers, the wines of Chile can be a much more economical option.
$15.00

CLASS: Fresh Taste of Greece

Thursday, September 17, 2015 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Sheri Castle

Imagine yourself sitting in a small restaurant on one of the beautiful Greek islands. The sun is setting and a light breeze brings the smell of seafood cooking on the grill. OK, so maybe you?ll just be in Chapel Hill but join the ... more details

Register$50.00

CLASS: Tofu and Vegetables

Thursday, September 17, 2015 at 6:00pm

Hands On

Minh Coli

Born in Vietnam, Minh came to United States in 1975 and grew up in Southern California. As a child, she helped her grandmother and mother in their kitchen daily with authentic Vietnamese home-style cooking. After a long career in the fashion industry, ... more details

Register$45.00

CLASS: Learn at Lunch: Tale of Two Scones

Friday, September 18, 2015 at 12:00pm

Demonstration

Amanda Fisher

Similar names but different recipes! Amanda Fisher of Chapel Hill?s The Blakemere Company will show you the secret to perfect scones from both sides of the pond! And we will make an easy jam, turn scones into a savory casserole AND treat you ... more details

Register$30.00

Fridays Uncorked: Chile – Chilean Independence

Friday, September 18, 2015 at 5:00pm
To celebrate Chilean independence we’ll travel to a country with a booming wine industry. With Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot that rival some top French producers, the wines of Chile can be a much more economical option.
$15.00

Fridays Uncorked: Chile – Chilean Independence

Friday, September 18, 2015 at 5:00pm
To celebrate Chilean independence we’ll travel to a country with a booming wine industry. With Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot that rival some top French producers, the wines of Chile can be a much more economical option.
$15.00

CLASS: Friday Night Fun Night: Summer Picnic

Friday, September 18, 2015 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Halley Connell and Nancy Dye

Cooler breezes are great for picnics by the sea, lake or park. In this fun hands-on class you will learn a menu full of flavor that is fun to share outdoors with good friends.

Menu:
Farro Succotash; French Potato Salad; ... more details

Register$40.00

Wine Tasting with Piedmont Wine Imports

Saturday, September 19, 2015 at 11:00am
Join Piedmont Wine Imports for a complementary wine tasting Saturday, September 19 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Ararat Imports

Saturday, September 19, 2015 at 11:00am
Join us in the wine department on Saturday, September 19 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for a free wine tasting with Ararat Imports.
Free Event

CLASS: Food Phon-Tography, Geared to Your Smart Phone Use

Saturday, September 19, 2015 at 11:00am

Demonstration

Patrick Evans-Hylton

In this class we will explore the basics of digital food photography through use of smartphone cameras and apps. You will learn how to capture effective, compelling pictures of food or drink using tools readily available, and then write a clear, concise description ... more details

Register$45.00

Wine Tasting with Empire Distributors

Saturday, September 19, 2015 at 12:00pm
Join us in the wine department on Saturday, September 19 from 12 to 3 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting with Empire Distributors.
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Sour Grapes

Saturday, September 19, 2015 at 12:00pm
Join us in the wine department on Saturday, September 19 from 12 to 3 p.m. for a complimentary wine tasting with Sour Grapes.
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Mims Distributing

Saturday, September 19, 2015 at 1:00pm
Join us in the wine department on Saturday, September 19 from 1 to 4 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting with Mims Distributing Co.
Free Event

CLASS: Live Well - Eat Well

Saturday, September 19, 2015 at 1:00pm

Demonstration

Jill Dahan

Jill Dahan is passionate about preparing, eating and sharing foods that nourish the body and the soul. She sees food as the best investment in our overall health and firmly believes the time is now to make changes and get cooking. Join Jill ... more details

Register$45.00

CLASS: Food of Mexico: Chiles Rellenos

Saturday, September 19, 2015 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Marcelo Villasuso

In Mexico, chiles rellenos are fresh chiles filled with vegetables, fruits, animal proteins and/or dairy products. Each region has their own varieties, and the types across Mexico are countless. Most of the time, chiles rellenos recipes use seasonal ingredients. Quintessential "Chiles en Nogada" ... more details

Register$40.00

CLASS: Gluten Free, Kids Sukkot

Sunday, September 20, 2015 at 11:00am

Hands On

For Kids

Melissa Krumbein

Melissa Krumbein is a self-trained cook who started helping food entrepreneurs get their foot in the door in the food industry with Richmond's first culinary incubator, Kitchen Thyme. She has been cooking since her days ... more details

Register$40.00

CLASS: Lowcountry Brunch: Falling for Apples

Sunday, September 20, 2015 at 11:00am

Demonstration

Cooking School Staff

As fall approaches, fresh regional apples are something we all look forward to. Join us as we discover tasty new recipes that put a slight twist on traditional Lowcountry fare and incorporate this versatile fruit.

Menu:
Cider Poached Shrimp Cocktail with Apple Chutney; ... more details

Register$30.00

Wine Tasting with Queen of Wines

Sunday, September 20, 2015 at 12:00pm
Join Queen of Wines for a complementary wine tasting in the wine and beer department Sunday, September 20 from 12 to 3 p.m.
Free Event

CLASS: Thinking Ahead: New Recipes for Fall

Sunday, September 20, 2015 at 2:00pm

Demonstration

Lucindy Willis

It isn?t too early to start looking ahead to fall dinner celebrations so now is the time to start experimenting with some new and creative dishes using the best of the season?s offerings. In this class, Chef Lucindy takes a new look at ... more details

Register$45.00

CLASS: Duck for Dinner

Sunday, September 20, 2015 at 4:00pm

Demonstration

Celia Cerasoli

Using all of the duck, Chef Celia will show you how to prepare an impressive dinner party for your discriminating guests... or for you and that special someone.

Menu:
Duck Pate Crostini; Duck Ravioli; Grilled Duck Breast with Mostardo di Cremona and Garden Greens

Register$40.00

Cookbook Signing: Bill Smith

Monday, September 21, 2015 at 6:00pm
Join Bill Smith for a cookbook signing Monday, September 21 from 6-8 p.m. Crabs and oysters take center stage as Chef Bill Smith conveys his passion for preparing these sumptuous shellfish long associated with southern coastlines. Smith's sensibilities as a North Carolinian born and raised down east are vibrantly on display ... more details
Free Event

CLASS: Your Easy Introduction to Homemade Bread

Monday, September 21, 2015 at 6:00pm

Hands On

Laurrie Lolly

Let Laurrie Lolly guide you along the path to feel and knead your own bread in this hands-on class. With over 50 years of cooking and baking experience, she will teach you to prepare both a savory and a sweet yeasted creation. ... more details

Register$40.00

CLASS: Asian Appetizers

Monday, September 21, 2015 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Jessica O?Neal

Learn to make delicious Asian appetizers at home. Chef Jessica will give advice on trusted brands and share techniques for rolling, wrapping and presenting these tasty bites that are perfect for your next party.

Menu:
Korean Pork and Tofu Potstickers; Beef Bulgogi Lettuce Wraps; ... more details

Register$40.00

CLASS: Crabs and Oysters

Monday, September 21, 2015 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Bill Smith

Hill, Bill Smith, to enjoy recipes from his new book, Crabs and Oysters: A Savor the South Cookbook. Bill has been creating iconic Southern Dishes at Crooks Corner for over 20 years. Come for the delicious food and his wonderful stories.

Menu:
Crab and ... more details

Tickets are no longer available for this sold-out event. Please call 919-929-4586 or stop by our store to be added to the waiting list.

CLASS: Classical French Stocks and Sauces

Tuesday, September 22, 2015 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Lisa Moore

Learn the basics of making stock, the differences between stock and broth, and how to make classic sauces. Once you do, you?ll discover a whole world of new dishes you?ll be able to make. Lisa will break this down to easy to understand ... more details

Register$40.00

CLASS: Basics to Brilliant: Simple to Stunning Shrimp

Tuesday, September 22, 2015 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Amanda Fisher

Come join entertaining instructor Amanda Fisher for this fun class on all things shrimp! You will learn the tips for purchasing, storing, cleaning cooking perfect shrimp, baked, broiled, poached or sautéed and build three recipes from the basic sauté technique

Menu:
Pan Sauteed Shrimp; ... more details

Register$40.00

CLASS: An Afternoon with Manicaretti

Tuesday, September 22, 2015 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Cooking School Staff

imports. Using top-of-the-line pastas, oils, vinegars and sauces we will explore several new dishes. We will also introduce a new children's pasta.

Menu:
Homemade Ricotta drizzled with Green Walnut Syrup; Baby Greens with Balsamic Vinaigrette; Scialatielli with Tomato and Basil Sauce; Stelline ... more details

Register$35.00

CLASS: Knife Skills

Wednesday, September 23, 2015 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Brian Adornetto

Proper knife skills can make all the difference when cooking. Join Brian, a personal chef, food writer and graduate of the Institute of Culinary Education in Manhattan, to learn basic cutting and chopping techniques, how to hold a knife properly and how ... more details

Tickets are no longer available for this sold-out event. Please call 919-929-4586 or stop by our store to be added to the waiting list.

CLASS: Quick Dinner: Fish in a Flash

Wednesday, September 23, 2015 at 5:30pm

Demonstration

Marilyn Markel

Challenged to get a quick dinner on the table? Believe it or not, fish is a perfect option for a busy weeknight meal. Let Marilyn open your eyes to the world of fish (which is fresh and plentiful here in the Lowcountry) in ... more details

Register$30.00

CLASS: Under Pressure: Secrets of Pressure Cooker Cooking

Wednesday, September 23, 2015 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Cooking School Staff

It seems pressure cookers are all the rage these days. Though they've been around for ages, everyone is rediscovering just how quick and easy it is to prepare meals using this versatile utensil. Join our cooking school staff and learn some tasty ... more details

Register$35.00

CLASS: Learn at Lunch: Elegant Fall Menu

Thursday, September 24, 2015 at 12:00pm

Demonstration

Marilyn Markel

Even if it?s still warm we are anticipating fall. There is no better way to ease into cooler weather and short days than with some good comfort food. You?ll also learn elegant presentations for your dishes in this one-hour class.

Menu:
Wild Mushroom Salad ... more details

Register$25.00

Thursdays Uncorked: Bordeaux – Left Bank

Thursday, September 24, 2015 at 4:30pm
If you're standing in Bordeaux facing west, toward the ocean, the "Left Bank" is south of the Garonne and Gironde rivers. On the Left Bank (Médoc and Graves) Cabernet Sauvignon comprises approximately two-thirds of the blend and Merlot, Cabernet Franc and the other varieties make up the remainder. These proportions ... more details
$15.00

CLASS: Devils Backbone Brewery

Thursday, September 24, 2015 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Warren Haskell

Warren Haskell, of Devils Backbone Brewery in Roseland, Virginia, is a Certified Cicerone. Those who achieve this designation, designed for beer professionals in order to elevate the beer experience for consumers, have a deep and well-rounded knowledge of beer as well as competence ... more details

Register$45.00

CLASS: Tailgating Cocktails

Thursday, September 24, 2015 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Gary Crunkleton

Gary, from the famed Chapel Hill watering hole that bears his name, will show how to take your next tailgating party to the next level.

Menu:
Light snacks will be paired with each cocktail

Register$40.00

CLASS: Learn at Lunch: Tea Pairing: A Three Course Meal

Friday, September 25, 2015 at 12:00pm

Demonstration

Caroline Cahan

While a masterfully produced tea can be a pleasure unto its own, pairing the same tea with a well-chosen dish can add nuance and open up a whole other realm of taste experiences??a rewarding dialogue? begins. This learn at lunch will feature a ... more details

Register$30.00

Fridays Uncorked: Bordeaux – Left Bank

Friday, September 25, 2015 at 5:00pm
If you're standing in Bordeaux facing west, toward the ocean, the "Left Bank" is south of the Garonne and Gironde rivers. On the Left Bank (Médoc and Graves) Cabernet Sauvignon comprises approximately two-thirds of the blend and Merlot, Cabernet Franc and the other varieties make up the remainder. These proportions ... more details
$15.00

Fridays Uncorked: Bordeaux – Left Bank

Friday, September 25, 2015 at 5:00pm
If you're standing in Bordeaux facing west, toward the ocean, the "Left Bank" is south of the Garonne and Gironde rivers. On the Left Bank (Médoc and Graves) Cabernet Sauvignon comprises approximately two-thirds of the blend and Merlot, Cabernet Franc and the other varieties make up the remainder. These proportions ... more details
$15.00

CLASS: Friday Night Fun Night: German (Beer and Wine Pairing)

Friday, September 25, 2015 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Halley Connell and Nancy Dye

Celebrate Oktoberfest with German comfort food in this fun hands-on class. Join Halley and Nancy and learn recipes from the Rhineland, Swabia, and Eastern Germany and enjoy the beers that match them.

Menu:
Cucumber Salad with Dill and Paprika; Zwiebelkuchen ... more details

Register$45.00

Cookbook Signing: Timothy O'Lenic

Saturday, September 26, 2015 at 11:00am
Join Timothy O'Lenic for a cookbook signing of Breakfast at Timothy's Saturday, September 26 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Free Event

Tasting with Proof Wine and Spirits

Saturday, September 26, 2015 at 11:00am
Join us in the wine department on Saturday, September 26 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting with Proof Wine and Spirits.
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Haw River Wine Man

Saturday, September 26, 2015 at 11:00am
Join Eric Merlau of Haw River Wine Man for a complementary wine tasting Saturday, September 26 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Free Event

CLASS: Breakfast at Timothy’s: An Egg-U-Cation

Saturday, September 26, 2015 at 11:00am

Demonstration

Timothy O'Lenic

There are some things we all cook without ever truly exploring all the possibilities; eggs are a prime example. This is the cooking class you never thought you needed but do! Timothy will share some chef tips that will elevate your egg awareness ... more details

Register$35.00

CLASS: South Africa!

Saturday, September 26, 2015 at 12:00pm

Demonstration

Katie Moose

Katie is a native of Maryland and resides on the Eastern Shore, she has written many cookbooks that focus on history and the bounty that the Chesapeake has to offer. This time around, however, Katie will lead us to South Africa. With all ... more details

Register$45.00

Wine Tasting with Empire Distributors

Saturday, September 26, 2015 at 12:00pm
Join us in the wine department on Saturday, September 26 from 12 to 3 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting with Empire Distributors.
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Sour Grapes

Saturday, September 26, 2015 at 12:00pm
Join us in the wine department on Saturday, September 26 from 12-3 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting with Sour Grapes.
Free Event

CLASS: Advanced Knife Skills

Saturday, September 26, 2015 at 1:00pm

Cooking School Staff

Hone your knife skills with this class that goes beyond the basics. In this hands-on class you?ll learn the selection of the proper knife for a particular task, how to debone a chicken, fillet, truss, trim, carve and butterfly as well as techniques for herbs. Feel free to ... more details

Register$55.00

Wine Tasting with Mutual Distributing

Saturday, September 26, 2015 at 1:00pm
Join us in the Wine and Beer department Saturday, September 26 from 1-4 p.m. for a complementary wine and beer tasting with Mutual Distributing.
Free Event

CLASS: Charleston Culinary Club: Foods of Spain

Saturday, September 26, 2015 at 5:00pm

Demonstration

Cooking School Staff

Join us for this casual get together that features pairings of food and wine. This week we will delve into the rich and diverse culinary traditions of Spain with the cooking school staff. Arrive anytime between 5 and 6:30.

Menu:
Goat Cheese stuffed ... more details

Register$25.00

CLASS: Last Saturday Food and Wine Pairing: A Food and Wine Tour of Italy

Saturday, September 26, 2015 at 5:30pm

Wine

Wine Department and Cooking School Staff

Join the Southern Season Wine Department and Cooking School as they team up for this fun and casual evening of food and wine. Four wines (3-ounce pour of each) will each be paired with one plate of food. Enter ... more details

Register$25.00

CLASS: Kids in the Kitchen: Cupcakes!

Sunday, September 27, 2015 at 11:00am

Hands On

For Kids

Mary Lynn Gramp

Owner of The Cake Stylist of Richmond, Mary Lynn has a degree in Baking and Pastry Arts and interned with world re-known cake designer Maggie Austin of Maggie Austin Cake. She specializes in wedding ... more details

Register$35.00

CLASS: Sweet Potatoes: Know your Roots!

Sunday, September 27, 2015 at 2:00pm

Demonstration

April McGreger

April McGreger quite literally wrote the book on Sweet Potatoes! (Sweet Potatoes: A Savor the South Cookbook) This sweet potato farmer's daughter will show you how to incorporate more of North Carolina's delicious and nutritious state vegetable into your everyday cooking. We'll look ... more details

Register$40.00

Cookbook Signing: April McGreger

Sunday, September 27, 2015 at 2:00pm
Join April McGreger for a cookbook signing Sunday, September 27 2-4 p.m. In this paean to the brightly colored root, April McGreger tells the multifaceted history of a fundamental southern food, praising its rich and diverse savory-to-sweet flavor profile, botanical varieties, and shockingly high nutritional value. Along with instructions for selection ... more details
Free Event

CLASS: A Supper in Puglia

Sunday, September 27, 2015 at 2:00pm

Demonstration

Devany Vickery-Davidson

Puglia is the ?heel? of the Italian boot, an area with its own unique culinary traditions. It?s also an area rarely visited by Americans. Fortunately, Chef Devany attended cooking school there and she will be here to teach some delicious new recipes and ... more details

Register$35.00

CLASS: Farm to Table Party

Monday, September 28, 2015 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Susan Hearn

The end of summer does not mean the end of end of farm fresh foods in North Carolina! Join Chef Susan Hearn for the celebration of farm fresh fall foods.

Menu:
Spicy Pumpkin Soup with Brandy Crema and Cilantro Pepita ... more details

Tickets are no longer available for this sold-out event. Please call 919-929-4586 or stop by our store to be added to the waiting list.

CLASS: Quick Breads: Doughs and Breads

Monday, September 28, 2015 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Mike Ledesma

Want to incorporate quick breads into your daily meal plans? It's probably easier than you imagined! Acclaimed chef and instructor Mike Ledesma of Richmond's Patina restaurant will teach you how it's done.

Menu:
Banana Raisin Muffins; Duck Fat Country Biscuits; Flatbreads; Donuts and Focaccia

Register$45.00

CLASS: Paris Bistro Classics

Tuesday, September 29, 2015 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Dani Manilla

Don your beret, play a recording of Edith Piaf, and create a taste of France in your own kitchen. Enjoy these Parisian favorites that have withstood the test of time, including the chocolate mousse recipe from Dani?s French mother-in-law.

Menu:
Gougeres (Cheese Puffs with ... more details

Register$40.00

CLASS: Baking Outside the Box

Tuesday, September 29, 2015 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Alexa Pinzon

Pastry chef and Richmond native Alexa Pinzon is thrilled to share her love of desserts and food with you. After working in fine dining restaurants in Charleston, S.C. and traveling through Europe, she returned home to join the Shyndigz team as the pastry ... more details

Register$45.00

CLASS: Fall Flavors of Virginia

Wednesday, September 30, 2015 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Kendra Bailey Morris

The fall season presents so many delicious flavors here in Virginia. Chef Kendra Bailey Morris will show you how to prepare some of her seasonal favorites using creative new recipes.

Menu:
Arugula Salad with Warm Goat Cheese Pears and Hazelnuts; Butternut Squash and ... more details

Register$45.00

CLASS: Everything’s Better with Bacon

Wednesday, September 30, 2015 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Lisa Moore

Pork is the signature meat of the South and bacon could be pork?s finest product. In this class, Chef Lisa will lead you on an exploration into the different kinds of bacon and some delicious ways to prepare and eat it.

Menu:
Spinach and ... more details

Register$40.00

Cookbook Signing: Kendra Bailey Morris

Wednesday, September 30, 2015 at 6:00pm
Join Kendra Bailey Morris author of The Southern Slow Cooker for a cookbook signing Wednesday, September 30 from 6-8 p.m. Few cuisines are more perfectly suited for low and slow cooking in the crock-pot than Southern food. Filled with rich braises, decadent gravies, fall-apart tender pork and beef, hearty soups and ... more details
Free Event

Knife Sharpening

Saturday, October 3, 2015 at 9:00am
Southern Season has partnered with Mr. Leonard’s Sharpening Service to offer professional knife sharpening. Mr. Leonard’s has 30+ years of sharpening experience and is the recommended sharpener for Zwilling J.A. Henckels, the leading cutlery provider. Mr. Leonard’s will be sharpening knives and scissors at Southern Season between 9 a.m. and ... more details

Tasting with Proof Wine and Spirits

Saturday, October 3, 2015 at 11:00am
Join us in the wine department on Saturday, October 3 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting with Proof Wine and Spirits.
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Grapevine Distributors

Saturday, October 3, 2015 at 11:00am
Join us in the Wine and Beer department Saturday, October 3 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.. for a complementary wine tasting with Grapevine Distributors.
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Ararat Imports

Saturday, October 3, 2015 at 12:00pm
Join us in the wine department on Saturday, October 3 from 12-3 p.m. for a free wine tasting with Ararat Imports.
Free Event

CLASS: Harvest with Moosewood Restaurant

Saturday, October 3, 2015 at 1:00pm

Demonstration

David Hirsch

Early October is a nice bridge time for the availability of both summer vegetables and the harvest of early fall as well. In this class David Hirsch. part of the legendary Moosewood cooperative since 1976, shares an early fall menu from the latest ... more details

Register$50.00

Cookbook Signing: David Hirsch

Saturday, October 3, 2015 at 1:00pm
Join David Hirsch for a cookbook signing of Moosewood Restaurant Favorites: The 250 Most-Requested, NaturallyDelicious Recipes from One of America's Best-Loved Restaurants on Saturday, October 3 from 1-3 p.m.
Free Event

Beer Tasting with Freedom Beverage Company

Saturday, October 3, 2015 at 1:00pm
Join Freedom Beverage Company in the Wine and Beer Department Saturday, October 3 from 1 to 4 p.m. as they sample some of their best brews.
Free Event

CLASS: Harvest with Moosewood Restaurant

Sunday, October 4, 2015 at 2:00pm

Demonstration

David Hirsch

Early October is a nice bridge time for the availability of both summer vegetables and the harvest of early fall as well. In this class David Hirsch. part of the legendary Moosewood cooperative since 1976, shares an early fall menu from the latest ... more details

Register$55.00

Cookbook Signing: David Hirsch

Sunday, October 4, 2015 at 2:00pm
Join David Hirsch for a cookbook signing of Moosewood Restaurant Favorites: The 250 Most-Requested, NaturallyDelicious Recipes from One of America's Best-Loved Restaurants on Sunday, October 4 from 2-6 p.m.
Free Event

Cookbook Signing: David Hirsch

Monday, October 5, 2015 at 6:00pm
Join David Hirsch for a cookbook signing of Moosewood Restaurant Favorites: The 250 Most-Requested, NaturallyDelicious Recipes from One of America's Best-Loved Restaurants on Monday, October 5 from 6-8 p.m.
Free Event

CLASS: More From Moosewood

Monday, October 5, 2015 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

David Hirsch

Returning for an encore class, David Hirsch will be sharing more culinary creations from upstate New York?s legendary Moosewood restaurant. Join him and learn a perfect menu for fall.

Menu:
Potage Jacqueline (Creamy Sweet Potato Soup); Skillet BBQ Tofu with Quinoa; Autumn Salad Plate ... more details

Register$55.00

CLASS: Souffles and Crepes

Tuesday, October 6, 2015 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Shellie Kark

Chef Shellie of KitchenCUE simplifies souffles and crepes so that they are approachable for everyone. Nothing is more impressive than to serve your guests piping high soufflés or a great crepe flambé!

Menu:
Shiitake Mushroom and Boursin Cheese Souffles; Tarragon Crepes with Spinach Filling; ... more details

Register$50.00

CLASS: The Pillars of Italy: Pasta; Light, Pillowy Gnocchi and Grilled Pizza

Wednesday, October 7, 2015 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Shellie Kark

A professionally trained chef and culinary educator, Chef Shellie translates her vast knowledge into easy formulas that simplify the techniques of cooking. Join her and learn a fun new menu that incorporates some of the classic flavors of Italy.

Menu:
Crispy Chickpeas with Garlic ... more details

Register$50.00

CLASS: Harvest with Moosewood Restaurant

Wednesday, October 7, 2015 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

David Hirsch

Early October is a nice bridge time for the availability of both summer vegetables and the harvest of early fall as well. In this class David Hirsch, part of the legendary Moosewood cooperative since 1976, shares an early fall menu from the latest ... more details

Register$45.00

CLASS: Soufflés and Crepes

Thursday, October 8, 2015 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Shellie Kark

Chef Shellie of KitchenCUE simplifies soufflés and crepes so that they are approachable for everyone. Nothing is more impressive than to serve your guests piping high soufflés or a great crepe flambé!

Menu:
Shiitake Mushroom and Boursin Cheese Soufflés; Tarragon Crepes with Spinach Filling; ... more details

Register$50.00

Wine Tasting with Empire Distributors

Saturday, October 10, 2015 at 11:00am
Join us in the wine department on Saturday, October 10 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting with Empire Distributors.
Free Event

Wine Tasting with The Country Vintner

Saturday, October 10, 2015 at 12:00pm
Join us in the wine department on Saturday, October 10 from 12-3 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting with the Country Vintner.
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Mutual Distributing

Saturday, October 10, 2015 at 1:00pm
Join us in the Wine and Beer department Saturday, October 10 from 1-4 p.m. for a complementary wine and beer tasting with Mutual Distributing.
Free Event

CLASS: Italian Baking, Savory and Sweet

Saturday, October 10, 2015 at 1:00pm

Demonstration

Nick Malgieri

Italy is renowned for homey baking specialties served as antipasti, main courses, and of course, dessert. Acclaimed pastry chef Nick Malgieri returns to help you sample a variety of the best Italian home baking specialties, all easy to prepare in advance for family ... more details

Register$50.00

Wine Tasting with Queen of Wines

Sunday, October 11, 2015 at 12:00pm
Join Queen of Wines for a complementary wine tasting in the wine and beer department Sunday, October 11 from 12-3 p.m.
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Empire Distributors

Saturday, October 17, 2015 at 12:00pm
Join us in the wine department on Saturday, October 17 from 12 to 3 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting with Empire Distributors.
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Sour Grapes

Saturday, October 17, 2015 at 12:00pm
Join us in the wine department on Saturday, October 17 from 12 to 3 p.m. for a complimentary wine tasting with Sour Grapes.
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Grapevine Distributors

Saturday, October 17, 2015 at 1:00pm
Join us in the Wine and Beer department Saturday, October 17 from 1 to 4 p.m.. for a complimentary wine tasting with Grapevine Distributors.
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Fine Wine Trading Company

Sunday, October 18, 2015 at 1:00pm
Join us in the wine department on Sunday, October 18 from 1 to 4 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting with Fine Wine Trading Company.
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Ocean South Importers

Saturday, October 24, 2015 at 11:00am
Join Darrin Todloski of Ocean South Importers for a complementary wine tasting Saturday, October 24 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Ararat Imports

Saturday, October 24, 2015 at 11:00am
Join us in the wine department on Saturday, October 24 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for a free wine tasting with Ararat Imports.
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Empire Distributors

Saturday, October 24, 2015 at 12:00pm
Join us in the wine department on Saturday, October 24 from 12 to 3 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting with Empire Distributors.
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Sour Grapes

Saturday, October 24, 2015 at 12:00pm
Join us in the wine department on Saturday, October 24 from 12-3 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting with Sour Grapes.
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Grapevine Distributors

Saturday, October 31, 2015 at 11:00am
Join us in the Wine and Beer department Saturday, October 31 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.. for a complementary wine tasting with Grapevine Distributors.
Free Event

Beer Tasting with Freedom Beverage Company

Sunday, November 1, 2015 at 11:00am
Join Freedom Beverage Company in the Wine and Beer Department Sunday, November 1 from 12-3 p.m. as they sample some of their best brews.
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Queen of Wines

Sunday, November 1, 2015 at 12:00pm
Join Queen of Wines for a complementary wine tasting in the wine and beer department Sunday, November 1 from 12 to 3 p.m.
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Piedmont Wine Imports

Saturday, November 7, 2015 at 12:00pm
Join Piedmont Wine Imports for a complementary wine tasting Saturday, November 7 from 12 to 3 p.m.
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Empire Distributors

Saturday, November 7, 2015 at 12:00pm
Join us in the wine department on Saturday, November 7 from 12 to 3 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting with Empire Distributors.
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Ararat Imports

Saturday, November 7, 2015 at 1:00pm
Join us in the wine department on Saturday, November 7 from 1-4 p.m. for a free wine tasting with Ararat Imports.
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Mutual Distributing

Sunday, November 8, 2015 at 11:00am
Join us in the Wine and Beer department Sunday, November 8 from 12 to 3 p.m. for a complementary wine and beer tasting with Mutual Distributing.
Free Event

Beer Tasting with Freedom Beverage Company

Saturday, November 14, 2015 at 11:00am
Join Freedom Beverage Company in the Wine and Beer Department Saturday, November 14 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. as they sample some of their best brews.
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Grapevine Distributors

Saturday, November 14, 2015 at 11:00am
Join us in the Wine and Beer department Saturday, November 14 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.. for a complementary wine tasting with Grapevine Distributors.
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Sour Grapes

Saturday, November 14, 2015 at 12:00pm
Join us in the wine department on Saturday, November 14 from 1 to 4 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting with Sour Grapes.
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Empire Distributors

Saturday, November 14, 2015 at 12:00pm
Join us in the wine department on Saturday, November 14 from 12 to 3 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting with Empire Distributors.
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Haw River Wine Man

Saturday, November 21, 2015 at 11:00am
Join Eric Merlau of Haw River Wine Man for a complimentary wine tasting Saturday, November 21 from 1 to 4 p.m.
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Ararat Imports

Saturday, November 21, 2015 at 11:00am
Join us in the wine department on Saturday, November 21 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for a free wine tasting with Ararat Imports.
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Mims Distributing

Saturday, November 21, 2015 at 11:00am
Join us in the wine department on Saturday, November 21 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting with Mims Distributing Co.
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Sour Grapes

Saturday, November 21, 2015 at 12:00pm
Join us in the wine department on Saturday, November 21 from 12-3 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting with Sour Grapes.
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Mutual Distributing

Saturday, November 21, 2015 at 12:00pm
Join us in the Wine and Beer department Saturday, November 21 from 12-3 p.m. for a complementary wine and beer tasting with Mutual Distributing.
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Fine Wine Trading Company

Sunday, November 22, 2015 at 12:00pm
Join us in the wine department on Sunday, November 22 from 12 to 3 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting with Fine Wine Trading Company.
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Queen of Wines

Sunday, November 22, 2015 at 1:00pm
Join Queen of Wines for a complementary wine tasting in the wine and beer department Sunday, November 22 from 1 to 4 p.m.
Free Event

Beer Tasting with Freedom Beverage Company

Saturday, November 28, 2015 at 11:00am
Join Freedom Beverage Company in the Wine and Beer Department Saturday, November 28 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. as they sample some of their best brews.
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Ocean South Importers

Saturday, November 28, 2015 at 11:00am
Join Darrin Todloski of Ocean South Importers for a complementary wine tasting Saturday, November 28 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Empire Distributors

Saturday, November 28, 2015 at 12:00pm
Join us in the wine department on Saturday, November 28 from 12 to 3 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting with Empire Distributors.
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Grapevine Distributors

Sunday, November 29, 2015 at 12:00pm
Join us in the Wine and Beer department Sunday, November 29 from 12-3 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting with Grapevine Distributors.
Free Event

Tasting with Proof Wine and Spirits

Saturday, December 5, 2015 at 11:00am
Join us in the wine department on Saturday, December 5 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting with Proof Wine and Spirits.
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Mutual Distributing

Saturday, December 5, 2015 at 11:00am
Join us in the Wine and Beer department Saturday, December 5 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for a complementary wine and beer tasting with Mutual Distributing.
Free Event

Wine Tasting with The Country Vintner

Saturday, December 5, 2015 at 12:00pm
Join us in the wine department on Saturday, December 5 from 12-3 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting with the Country Vintner.
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Ararat Imports

Saturday, December 5, 2015 at 1:00pm
Join us in the wine department on Saturday, December 5 from 1-4 p.m. for a free wine tasting with Ararat Imports.
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Grapevine Distributors

Sunday, December 6, 2015 at 12:00pm
Join us in the Wine and Beer department Sunday, December 6 from 12 to 3 p.m.. for a complimentary wine tasting with Grapevine Distributors.
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Jones Von Drehle

Sunday, December 6, 2015 at 1:00pm
Join Jones Von Drehle for a complementary wine tasting Sunday, December 6 from 1-4 p.m.
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Sour Grapes

Saturday, December 12, 2015 at 11:00am
Join us in the wine department on Saturday, December 12 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting with Sour Grapes.
Free Event

Beer Tasting with Freedom Beverage Company

Saturday, December 12, 2015 at 11:00am
Join Freedom Beverage Company in the Wine and Beer Department Saturday, December 12 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. as they sample some of their best brews.
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Empire Distributors

Saturday, December 12, 2015 at 12:00pm
Join us in the wine department on Saturday, December 12 from 12 to 3 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting with Empire Distributors.
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Queen of Wines

Saturday, December 12, 2015 at 12:00pm
Join Queen of Wines for a complementary wine tasting in the wine and beer department Saturday, December 12 from 12 to 3 p.m.
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Haw River Wine Man

Saturday, December 12, 2015 at 1:00pm
Join Eric Merlau of Haw River Wine Man for a complimentary wine tasting Saturday, December 12 from 1 to 4 p.m.
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Piedmont Wine Imports

Sunday, December 13, 2015 at 1:00pm
Join Piedmont Wine Imports for a complementary wine tasting Sunday, December 13 from 1 to 4 p.m.
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Empire Distributors

Saturday, December 19, 2015 at 11:00am
Join us in the wine department on Saturday, December 19 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting with Empire Distributors.
Free Event

Beer Tasting with Freedom Beverage Company

Saturday, December 19, 2015 at 11:00am
Join Freedom Beverage Company in the Wine and Beer Department Saturday, December 19 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. as they sample some of their best brews.
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Ararat Imports

Saturday, December 19, 2015 at 12:00pm
Join us in the wine department on Saturday, December 19 from 12-3 p.m. for a free wine tasting with Ararat Imports.
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Mutual Distributing

Saturday, December 19, 2015 at 1:00pm
Join us in the Wine and Beer department Saturday, December 19 from 1-4 p.m. for a complementary wine and beer tasting with Mutual Distributing.
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Piedmont Wine Imports

Sunday, December 20, 2015 at 12:00pm
Join Piedmont Wine Imports for a complementary wine tasting Sunday, December 20 from 12 to 3 p.m.
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Empire Distributors

Saturday, December 26, 2015 at 12:00pm
Join us in the wine department on Saturday, December 26 from 12 to 3 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting with Empire Distributors.
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Grapevine Distributors

Saturday, December 26, 2015 at 1:00pm
Join us in the Wine and Beer department Saturday, December 26 from 1 to 4 p.m.. for a complementary wine tasting with Grapevine Distributors.
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Empire Distributors

Saturday, December 26, 2015 at 1:00pm
Join us in the wine department on Saturday, July 11 from 1 to 4 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting with Empire Distributors.
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Mims Distributing

Saturday, January 2, 2016 at 12:00pm
Join us in the wine department on Saturday, January 2 from 12 to 3 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting with Mims Distributing Co.
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Mims Distributing

Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at 12:00pm
Join us in the wine department on Sunday, October 4 from 12 to 3 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting with Mims Distributing Co.
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Mims Distributing

Monday, October 10, 2016 at 12:00pm
Join us in the wine department on Monday, October 10 from 12 to 3 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting with Mims Distributing Co.
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Mims Distributing

Monday, November 14, 2016 at 12:00pm
Join us in the wine department on Saturday, November 14 from 12 to 3 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting with Mims Distributing Co.
Free Event