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Pies and Tarts

Monday, May 4, 2015 at 5:00pm

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Chef: Nancy Dye and Nicole Marriner

Don’t be intimidated by dough–you can make pastry! In this hands-on class you’ll learn tips and tricks for making perfect dough, how to roll like a pro and create both savory dishes and sweet desserts.

Menu: Quiche Lorraine; Caramelized Onion ... 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.

Basics of Baking II

Monday, May 4, 2015 at 5:00pm

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Chef: Gwen Cummings Maller

When baking, do you ever wonder when to use pastry flour and when to use all-purpose flour? When should ingredients be creamed? Promising to de-mystify baking at a basic level,Gwen will discuss ingredients, tools and techniques and demonstrate three basic recipes ... more details

Register$45.00

Sushi & Sashimi

Monday, May 4, 2015 at 6:00pm

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Chef: Robert Ramsey

Ready your chopsticks and try your hand at sushi preparation with help from distinguished local chef Robert Ramsey. In this hands-on class you’ll have fun learning to make this fun and healthy meal.

Menu: Sushi Rice; California Roll; Tempura Shrimp; Nigiri Sushi; Spicey ... 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.

Cinco de Mayo OLE!

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 at 5:00pm

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Chef: Halley Connell and Nicole Marriner

The fifth of May has been a day of Mexican pride since 1862 and in this hands-on class Chefs Halley and Nicole will pay respect to the food traditions of our neighbors to the south. Join them for what’s ... 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.

Cinco de Mayo

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 at 6:00pm

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Chef: Sandra Gutierrez

Who better to teach a class on this festive day than Sandra Gutierrez Join Sandra, local author and nationally renowned expert of Latin American cuisine, as she launches her newest cookbook, Empanadas: The Hand-Held Pies of Latin America with a menu fit ... 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.

Wine Tasting with Ararat Imports

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at 4:00pm
Join us in the wine department on Wednesday, May 6 from 4 to 6 p.m. for a free wine tasting with Ararat Imports.
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.

Asian Noodles

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at 5:00pm

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Chef: Jessica O’Neal

Make delicious Asian noodle dishes a staple at home. In this hands-on class Chef Jessica will show you the various types of Asian noodles, give advice on trusted brands and share techniques for cooking the perfect noodle.

Menu: Chinese Sesame Noodles with Broccoli; ... more details

Register$45.00

Indian Cooking

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at 5:00pm

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Chef: Caitlin Burke

Do you love Indian food but find the ingredients and cooking techniques intimidating? Join Cooking School Instructor Caitlin Burke, for this hands-on introduction to the tastes and cooking techniques of Indian food.

Menu: Potato-Pea Croquettes with Tomato Curry; Sweet and Sour Chickpeas;Cashew ... 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.

Learn at Lunch: Mother’s Day Dinner

Thursday, May 7, 2015 at 12:00pm

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Chef: Marilyn Markel

Want to impress Mom (or anyone else) on Mother’s Day? Come learn to make this fabulous dinner in a one-hour class. All will delight in this spring meal full of seasonal veggies.

Menu: Roasted Spring Salad with Balsamic Glaze; Lamb with Fennel; Strawberry ... more details

Register$25.00

Thursdays Uncorked: Mothers Day Wines

Thursday, May 7, 2015 at 4:30pm
Bubbles, beers and graduation celebration! Commemorate the commencement and celebrate Mom with a wealth of wines/beers and treats for Mothers Day and Graduation.
Register$15.00

Simply Vegetarian Thai

Thursday, May 7, 2015 at 6:00pm

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Chef: Nancie McDermott

Join cookbook author Nancie McDermott for an evening of vibrant, beautiful, and delicious dishes from her newest book, Simply Vegetarian Thai. In an array of dishes ranging from soup, salad and curry to rice, luscious ice cream and Thailand’s signature take on ... more details

Register$45.00

Learn at Lunch: Simple Salmon

Friday, May 8, 2015 at 12:00pm

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Chef: Susan Hearn

Searching for some new ways to cook delicious and healthy salmon? Join Chef Susan Hearn to learn (and taste) new recipes and cooking methods you can share with family and friends. This is a one-hour class.

Menu: White Asparagus Soup; Apple Horseradish Glazed ... more details

Register$30.00

Beer Tasting with Freedom Beverage Company

Friday, May 8, 2015 at 4:00pm
Join Freedom Beverage Company in the Wine and Beer Department Friday, May 8 from 4 to 6 p.m. as they sample some of their best brews.
Free Event

Fridays Uncorked: Mother’s Day Wines

Friday, May 8, 2015 at 5:00pm
Bubbles, beers and graduation celebration! Commemorate the commencement and celebrate Mom with a wealth of wines/beers and treats for Mother’s Day and Graduation.
Register$15.00

Fridays Uncorked: Mother’s Day Wines

Friday, May 8, 2015 at 5:00pm
Bubbles, beers and graduation celebration! Commemorate the commencement and celebrate Mom with a wealth of wines/beers and treats for Mother’s Day and Graduation.
Register$15.00

Chucktown Chow: Doc Crombie

Friday, May 8, 2015 at 6:00pm

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Join Kevin as he shares the story of his family’s bottled barbecue sauce and demonstrates the many uses of Doc Crombie sauces (which are made right here in Mount Pleasant). A dentist by trade, Kevin cooks for the fun of it and after years ... more details

Register$35.00

Graduation Dinner

Saturday, May 9, 2015

Graduation –whether from high school or college– is a momentous occasion in anyone's life. It can symbolize the passing from childhood to adulthood or the end of many years of formal education and an entry into the working world. Whatever it signifies for your family, graduation is an event to ... more details

$49.00

Pre-Mother's Day Event

Saturday, May 9, 2015
Join us in-store to kick-off Mother's Day weekend! We will be sampling sparkling wines, giving away a free flower to the first 100 mothers, offering hand massages, cheese demos, and truffle samplings. You will also be able to create your own Gift Basket for your Mom! Stay for dinner at ... more details

Graduation Dinner

Saturday, May 9, 2015

Graduation is a momentous occasion in anyone's life. It can symbolize the passing from childhood to adulthood or the end of many years of formal education and an entry into the working world. Whatever it signifies for your family, graduation is an event to be celebrated and what better way ... more details

$49.00

Graduation Dinner

Saturday, May 9, 2015

Graduation is a momentous occasion in anyone's life. It can symbolize the passing from childhood to adulthood or the end of many years of formal education and an entry into the working world. Whatever it signifies for your family, graduation is an event to be celebrated and what better way ... more details

$49.00

The Farm Table Event

Saturday, May 9, 2015 at 11:00am
Beginning April 12, The Farm Table will be offering fresh produce and meats to Southern Season customers. The Farm Table started out in 2010 as an organization that wanted to rebuild a community by reconnecting people in Richmond with local farmers who are dedicating their careers to real food – ... more details

Mother's Day Brunch

Saturday, May 9, 2015 at 11:00am

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This class presents two ways you can honor your mom: 1) Have a fun morning with her in the class and learn to make an elegant brunch together, or 2) Come learn to make this yourself then go show off your new skills and ... more details

Register$35.00

Mother's Day Cookie Decorating

Saturday, May 9, 2015 at 11:00am
Bring the kids to Southern Season from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. so they can decorate a special cookie just for Mom!
Free Event

Wine Tasting with The Country Vintner

Saturday, May 9, 2015 at 11:00am
Join us in the wine department on Saturday, May 9 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting with the Country Vintner.
Free Event

Chocolate Dipping at the Tasting Station

Saturday, May 9, 2015 at 11:00am

Just in time for Mother's Day and to kick off our Annual Chocolate Extravaganza, join us as we dip fresh, juicy and seasonal strawberries in deep dark chocolate from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Tasting Station. Pre-order your strawberries by filling out the form here.

Book Signing with Pat Branning

Saturday, May 9, 2015 at 12:00pm
South Carolina author Pat Branning captures the essence of Lowcountry food and life in her beautiful publications that are a blend of Southern lifestyle and coffee table cookbooks. A lover of all things Southern, she challenges the reader to take a closer look at the beauty of the natural world ... more details
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Mother’s Day Brunch

Saturday, May 9, 2015 at 12:00pm

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Chef: Kendra Bailey Morris

This class presents two ways you can honor your mom: 1) Have a fun morning with her in the class and learn to make an elegant brunch together, or 2) Come learn to make this yourself then go show off your ... 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.

Heavy Seas Beer Tasting

Saturday, May 9, 2015 at 12:00pm
Join Brian of Heavy Seas Beer for a tasting Saturday, May 9 from 12-3 p.m.
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Advintage

Saturday, May 9, 2015 at 12:00pm
Join us in the wine department on Saturday, May 9 from 12 to 3 p.m. for a complimentary wine tasting with Advintage.

Wine Tasting with Empire Distributors

Saturday, May 9, 2015 at 1:00pm
Join us in the wine department on Saturday, May 9 from 1 to 4 p.m. for a complimentary wine tasting with Empire Distributors.
Free Event

Mother's Day Cookie Decorating

Saturday, May 9, 2015 at 2:00pm
Bring the kids to Southern Season from 2-5 p.m. so they can decorate a special cookie just for Mom!
Free Event

Beer Tasting with Lickinghole Creek Brewery

Saturday, May 9, 2015 at 2:00pm
Join Beth of Lickinghole Creek Brewery for a beer tasting Saturday, May 9 from 2-5 p.m.
Free Event

Cider Tasting with Bold Rock Cider

Saturday, May 9, 2015 at 4:00pm
Join Seth of Bold Rock Cider for a cider tasting Saturday, May 9 from 4-7 p.m.
Free Event

Food of México: Seafood from Coast to Coast

Saturday, May 9, 2015 at 5:00pm

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Chef: Marcelo Villasuso

Seafood is Mexican cuisine’s best-kept secret and the eclectic dishes made with it–striking a perfect balance between acidity and spiciness–are one of the main foundations of Mexican food. Join food and travel expert Marcelo Villasusoas he takes attendees on a culinary tour ... more details

Register$40.00

The Meaning of Flowers

Saturday, May 9, 2015 at 5:00pm

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In this fun and informative class Jan from our floral team will teach the meaning of flowers, their symbolism and the history of the tussie-mussie. Jan is passionate and very knowledgeable on this subject and will be leading this class just in time for ... more details

Register$55.00

Chocolate Extravaganza

Sunday, May 10, 2015
We love chocolate as much as anyone and it has always been a big part of our store, but during this week we take it up a level! Come learn more about the world's most celebrated sweet treat, sample and taste and enjoy special offers in the store and restaurant.

Chocolate Extravaganza

Sunday, May 10, 2015
We love chocolate as much as anyone and it has always been a big part of our store, but during this week we take it up a level! Come learn more about the world's most celebrated sweet treat, sample and taste and enjoy special offers in the store and restaurant.

Chocolate Extravaganza

Sunday, May 10, 2015
We love chocolate as much as anyone and it has always been a big part of our store, but during this week we take it up a level! Come learn more about the world's most celebrated sweet treat, sample and taste and enjoy special offers in the store and restaurant.

Mother's Day Brunch

Sunday, May 10, 2015 at 9:00am
We certainly hope you honor your mother all year long but there is one day in particular when you had better make sure it is all about her: Mother's Day. Think about all she's had to put up with. Doesn't she deserve to be spoiled on her day? We're here ... more details
$34.00

Mother's Day Brunch

Sunday, May 10, 2015 at 9:00am
We certainly hope you honor your mother all year long but there is one day in particular when you had better make sure it is all about her: Mother's Day. Think about all she's had to put up with. Doesn't she deserve to be spoiled on her day? We're here ... more details
$34.00

Mother's Day Brunch

Sunday, May 10, 2015 at 9:00am
We certainly hope you honor your mother all year long but there is one day in particular when you had better make sure it is all about her: Mother's Day. Think about all she's had to put up with. Doesn't she deserve to be spoiled on her day? We're here ... more details
$34.00

Tasting with Dick Taylor's Chocolates

Sunday, May 10, 2015 at 10:00am
Join Dick Taylor's Chocolates for a tasting of their delicious chocolate bars, Sunday, May 10 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Dick Taylor's approach to chocolate making is very hands-on. They are committed to making the best chocolate they know how. Over time, as their knowledge of the process of ... more details
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Tasting with Dick Taylor's Chocolates

Sunday, May 10, 2015 at 10:00am
Join Dick Taylor's Chocolates for a tasting of their delicious chocolate bars, Sunday, May 10 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Dick Taylor's approach to chocolate making is very hands-on. They are committed to making the best chocolate they know how. Over time, as their knowledge of the process of ... more details
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Tasting with Milkboy Chocolate

Sunday, May 10, 2015 at 10:00am
Join Milkboy Chocolates for a tasting Sunday, May 10 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. They will be sampling their dark chocolate with pine oil, milk chocolate, and white chocolate.
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Tasting with Milkboy Chocolate

Sunday, May 10, 2015 at 10:00am
Join Milkboy Chocolates for a tasting Sunday, May 10 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. They will be sampling their dark chocolate with pine oil, milk chocolate, and white chocolate.
Free Event

Tasting with Milkboy Chocolate

Sunday, May 10, 2015 at 10:00am
Join Milkboy Chocolates for a tasting Sunday, May 10 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. They will be sampling their dark chocolate with pine oil, milk chocolate, and white chocolate.
Free Event

Tasting with Dick Taylor's Chocolates

Sunday, May 10, 2015 at 10:00am
Join Dick Taylor's Chocolates for a tasting of their delicious chocolate bars, Sunday, May 10 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Dick Taylor's approach to chocolate making is very hands-on. They are committed to making the best chocolate they know how. Over time, as their knowledge of the process of ... more details
Free Event

Tasting with Marich Chocolates

Sunday, May 10, 2015 at 11:00am
Join us for a tasting with Marich Chocolates on Sunday, May 10 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Marich Chocolates will be sampling their new delicious sea salted chocolate covered caramel corn. As well as their dark sea salt and english toffee caramels.
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Tasting with Red Light Chocolates

Sunday, May 10, 2015 at 11:00am
Join Red Light Chocolates for a tasting Sunday, May 10 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Red Light Chocolates are homemade, artisan chocolates that taste as good as they look. Locally made with pure Belgian chocolate, fresh local cream, natural flavorings and no preservatives. Come sample some of the unique ... more details
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Tasting with Marich Chocolates

Sunday, May 10, 2015 at 11:00am
Join us for a tasting with Marich Chocolates on Sunday, May 10 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Marich Chocolates will be sampling their new delicious sea salted chocolate covered caramel corn. As well as their dark sea salt and english toffee caramels.
Free Event

Tasting with Marich Chocolates

Sunday, May 10, 2015 at 11:00am
Join us for a tasting with Marich Chocolates on Sunday, May 10 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Marich Chocolates will be sampling their new delicious sea salted chocolate covered caramel corn. As well as their dark sea salt and english toffee caramels.
Free Event

Tasting with Tryon Distributing

Sunday, May 10, 2015 at 12:00pm
Join us in the wine department on Sunday, May 10 from 12-3 p.m. for a complimentary wine tasting with Tryon Distributing.
Free Event

Mrs. Wheelbarrow’s Practical Pantry

Sunday, May 10, 2015 at 1:00pm

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Chef: Cathy Barrow

Join author and canning expert Cathy Barrow for a strawberry festival. You’ll learn the secrets to making strawberry jam as well as other fun recipes. The author of Mrs. Wheelbarrow’s Practical Pantry and the food blog Mrs. Wheelbarrow’s Kitchen, Cathy writes the ... more details

Register$45.00

Wine Tasting with Elite Wines

Sunday, May 10, 2015 at 1:00pm
Join us in the wine department for a complimentary wine tasting with Elite Wines on Saturday, May 16 from 1 to 4 p.m.
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Mother’s Day: Cooking in Parchment

Sunday, May 10, 2015 at 2:00pm

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Chef: Lucindy Willis

Parchment cooking involves wrapping a parcel of food,usually fish or chicken with vegetables, in parchment paper and baking it. It is healthy cooking since the food steams inside the parchment. Results include tender meat and vegetables, flavored with whatever herbs, spices ... more details

Register$45.00

Cookbook Signing with Cathy Barrow

Sunday, May 10, 2015 at 3:30pm

Canning expert Cathy Barrow is the author of recently-released book Mrs. Wheelbarrow’s Practical Pantry and the food blog Mrs. Wheelbarrow’s Kitchen. She writes the “Canning Class” column in the Washington Post’s food section and has written for the New York Times, Garden and Gun, Southern Living, and NPR, among others. ... more details

Chocolate Extravaganza

Monday, May 11, 2015
We love chocolate as much as anyone and it has always been a big part of our store, but during this week we take it up a level! Come learn more about the world's most celebrated sweet treat, sample and taste and enjoy special offers in the store and restaurant.

Chocolate Extravaganza

Monday, May 11, 2015
We love chocolate as much as anyone and it has always been a big part of our store, but during this week we take it up a level! Come learn more about the world's most celebrated sweet treat, sample and taste and enjoy special offers in the store and restaurant.

Chocolate Extravaganza

Monday, May 11, 2015
We love chocolate as much as anyone and it has always been a big part of our store, but during this week we take it up a level! Come learn more about the world's most celebrated sweet treat, sample and taste and enjoy special offers in the store and restaurant.

Frozen Hot Chocolate and Truffle Demo

Monday, May 11, 2015 at 11:00am
Join us at the Tasting Station from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. as we highlight the versatility of the wonderful ingredient of chocolate. We will show you how to make two treats! Frozen Hot Chocolate and easy homemade truffles. Stop by and see how easy it can be to treat ... more details
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Cookbook Signing with Cathy Barrow

Monday, May 11, 2015 at 4:30pm

Canning expert Cathy Barrow is the author of recently-released book Mrs. Wheelbarrow’s Practical Pantry and the food blog Mrs. Wheelbarrow’s Kitchen. She writes the “Canning Class” column in the Washington Post’s food section and has written for the New York Times, Garden and Gun, Southern Living, and NPR, among others. ... more details

Mrs. Wheelbarrow’s Practical Pantry

Monday, May 11, 2015 at 6:00pm

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Chef: Cathy Barrow

Join author and canning expert Cathy Barrow for a strawberry festival. You’ll learn the secrets to making strawberry jam as well as other fun recipes. The author of Mrs. Wheelbarrow’s Practical Pantry and the food blog Mrs.Wheelbarrow’s Kitchen, she writes the “Canning ... more details

Register$45.00

Homemade Stocks and Soups

Monday, May 11, 2015 at 6:00pm

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Chef: Bruce Clarke and Cooking School Staff

In 1968, Chef Bruce Clarke was an Honors Graduate from the Fort Lee Cooks and Bakers School. In 1997, he was the ACF Virginia Chefs Association Chef of the Year. In his long and distinguished career he has ... 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.

Chocolate Extravaganza

Tuesday, May 12, 2015
We love chocolate as much as anyone and it has always been a big part of our store, but during this week we take it up a level! Come learn more about the world's most celebrated sweet treat, sample and taste and enjoy special offers in the store and restaurant.

Chocolate Extravaganza

Tuesday, May 12, 2015
We love chocolate as much as anyone and it has always been a big part of our store, but during this week we take it up a level! Come learn more about the world's most celebrated sweet treat, sample and taste and enjoy special offers in the store and restaurant.

Chocolate Extravaganza

Tuesday, May 12, 2015
We love chocolate as much as anyone and it has always been a big part of our store, but during this week we take it up a level! Come learn more about the world's most celebrated sweet treat, sample and taste and enjoy special offers in the store and restaurant.

Goat Cheese Social... with Chocolate!

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at 11:00am
Join us Tuesday, May 12 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. for our goat cheese social with chocolate! Come by the Tasting Station and we will show you how versatile chocolate can be. We will be pairing it with fresh and creamy goat cheese and a few additional ingredients. ... more details
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Afternoon Tea

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at 3:00pm
Please join us for an Afternoon Tea at Southerly Restaurant & Patio in our Private Southerly Room on May 12th from 3-5 p.m. We will be serving a selection of artisan finger sandwiches, savory scones and mini desserts along with teas from our famed tea department. Cost is $19 per ... more details
$19.00

Afternoon Tea

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at 3:00pm
Please join us for an Afternoon Tea at Southerly Restaurant & Patio on May 12th from 3-5 p.m. We will be serving a selection of artisan finger sandwiches, savory scones and mini desserts along with teas from our famed tea department. Cost is $19 per person and $13 per child. ... more details
$19.00

Afternoon Tea

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at 3:00pm
Please join us for an Afternoon Tea at Weathervane in our stately Oak Room or Garden Patio on Tuesday, May 12 from 3-5 p.m. We will be serving a selection of artisan finger sandwiches, savory scones and mini desserts along with teas from our famed tea department. Cost is $24 ... more details
$24.00

Smoking and Grilling

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at 5:00pm

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Chef Emily loves her stovetop smoker and she can’t wait to teach you to love using one, too. In this hands-on class you’ll learn just how easy it is to smoke and grill indoors, all while enjoying the comfort of air conditioning!

Menu: Grilled Shrimp ... more details

Register$45.00

Tasting with Balsamo's Family Kitchen

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at 6:00pm
Join Jonathan Balsamo for a tasting Tuesday, May 12 from 6-8 p.m. Stop by and taste their delicious olive oil based salad dressing.
Free Event

Book Signing with Lynn Seldon and Demo with Joe's Inn

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at 6:00pm
On Tuesday, May 12, from 6-8 p.m., join us for a celebration of the first novel by veteran travel writer Lynn Seldon! Published in 2014, Virginia's Ring, is set Lexington and Richmond, Virginia. The story follows two VMI cadets separated by decades, but connected by the commitments, bonds, and rings ... more details
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Summer Tailgate

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at 6:00pm

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Chef: Amanda Fisher

Pack up a picnic and enjoy a day out with family and friends! This easy and delicious menu is quick to make and easy to transport and serve. Amanda Fisher of Chapel Hill’s The Blakemere Company will show you how!

Menu: Leek and ... more details

Register$40.00

Tasting with Whitley's Peanuts

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at 6:00pm
Join Roger of Whitley's Peanuts for a tasting Tuesday, may 12 from 6-8 p.m.
Free Event

Tasting with Smackason's Hot Sauce

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at 6:00pm
Join Smackason's Hot Sauce for a tasting Tuesday, May 12 from 6-8 p.m. Created by Reginald Knight in August 2012 after attending a community barbecue, he decided to create a sauce to "spice up" the offerings at the next barbeque. Reginald created his hot sauces with bold vibrant flavors ... more details
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Tasting with Savannah Grace

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at 6:00pm
Join Jeff Bateman owner of Savannah Grace on Tuesday, May 12 from 6-8 p.m. for a tasting of his delectable cheese straws. From traditional to hot and spicy, these straws are a crowd pleaser for all!
Free Event

Tasting with Jody's Popcorn

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at 6:00pm
Join Jody's Popcorn for a tasting of a variety of their popcorns Tuesday, May 12 6-8 p.m.
Free Event

Chocolate Extravaganza

Wednesday, May 13, 2015
We love chocolate as much as anyone and it has always been a big part of our store, but during this week we take it up a level! Come learn more about the world's most celebrated sweet treat, sample and taste and enjoy special offers in the store and restaurant.

Chocolate Extravaganza

Wednesday, May 13, 2015
We love chocolate as much as anyone and it has always been a big part of our store, but during this week we take it up a level! Come learn more about the world's most celebrated sweet treat, sample and taste and enjoy special offers in the store and restaurant.

Chocolate Extravaganza

Wednesday, May 13, 2015
We love chocolate as much as anyone and it has always been a big part of our store, but during this week we take it up a level! Come learn more about the world's most celebrated sweet treat, sample and taste and enjoy special offers in the store and restaurant.

African and South American Coffee + Chocolate Pairing

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at 11:00am
Join us at the Tasting Station for a special coffee and chocolate pairing Wednesday, May 13 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Free Event

Cookbook Signing with Cathy Barrow

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at 4:30pm

Canning expert Cathy Barrow is the author of recently-released book Mrs. Wheelbarrow’s Practical Pantry and the food blog Mrs. Wheelbarrow’s Kitchen. She writes the “Canning Class” column in the Washington Post’s food section and has written for the New York Times, Garden and Gun, Southern Living, and NPR, among others. ... more details

Early Summer Stars: Peas, Snapper and Strawberries

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at 5:00pm

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Chef: Kim Calaway

Join Cooking School Lead Kim Calaway to welcome the special foods of early summer. You’ll learn new recipes for family fare or entertaining in this hands-on class.

Menu: Spring Pea Bruschetta with Crab and Charred Spring Onion Relish,Carolina Snapper with Grits and Tarragon ... 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.

Tasting with Tryon Distributing

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at 5:30pm
Join us in the wine department on Wednesday, May 13 from 5:30-7 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting with Tryon Distributing.
Free Event

Mrs. Wheelbarrow's Practical Pantry

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at 6:00pm

demonstration

Join author and canning expert Cathy Barrow for a strawberry festival. You’ll learn the secrets to making strawberry jam as well as other fun recipes. The author of Mrs. Wheelbarrow’s Practical Pantry and the food blog Mrs. Wheelbarrow’s Kitchen, Cathy writes the “Canning Class” ... more details

Register$45.00

Deep Fried Dough

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at 6:00pm

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Chef: Morgan Botwinick

This class will feature three very different recipes that all have one thing in common- the deep fryer. And what could be better than a sweet, hot doughnut, fresh from your own kitchen? Come learn to master these irresistible creations with help ... 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.

Chocolate Extravaganza

Thursday, May 14, 2015
We love chocolate as much as anyone and it has always been a big part of our store, but during this week we take it up a level! Come learn more about the world's most celebrated sweet treat, sample and taste and enjoy special offers in the store and restaurant.

Chocolate Extravaganza

Thursday, May 14, 2015
We love chocolate as much as anyone and it has always been a big part of our store, but during this week we take it up a level! Come learn more about the world's most celebrated sweet treat, sample and taste and enjoy special offers in the store and restaurant.

Chocolate Extravaganza

Thursday, May 14, 2015
We love chocolate as much as anyone and it has always been a big part of our store, but during this week we take it up a level! Come learn more about the world's most celebrated sweet treat, sample and taste and enjoy special offers in the store and restaurant.

Asher's Sugar Free Chocolate Tasting

Thursday, May 14, 2015 at 11:00am
Join us Thursday, May 14 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. as we sample the sugar free side of tasty chocolates with a variety of fillings and flavors. In business since 1892, Asher's carries the largest selection of sugar free chocolates in the country. As an additional bonus, you can ... more details
Free Event

Free Beer Tasting: Fullsteam Brewery

Thursday, May 14, 2015 at 4:00pm
Fullsteam Brewery is located in Durham and incorporates Southern ingredients and agricultural heritage into their brews with a "plow-to-pint" philosophy. Join us in the Wine and Beer Department on Thursday, May 14 from 4-6 p.m., where Laura from Fullsteam will be sampling a selection of their wildly popular ... more details

Thursdays Uncorked: Wine, Beer and Chocolates

Thursday, May 14, 2015 at 4:30pm
As part of our Chocolate Event, we’ll be enjoying wine and beer made with chocolate, with chocolate aromatics or chocolate in the flavor profile.
Register$15.00

Heritage Meats From Joyce Farms

Thursday, May 14, 2015 at 6:00pm

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Chef: Nate Morgan

Join Joyce Farms Corporate Chef Nate Morgan as he discusses and demonstrates basic butchery of poultry, how poultry is raised and processed, and the difference between the commodity poultry industry and pasture-centered programs like that of Joyce Farms.After this enlightening evening of ... more details

Register$45.00

Chocolate Extravaganza

Friday, May 15, 2015
We love chocolate as much as anyone and it has always been a big part of our store, but during this week we take it up a level! Come learn more about the world's most celebrated sweet treat, sample and taste and enjoy special offers in the store and restaurant.

Chocolate Extravaganza

Friday, May 15, 2015
We love chocolate as much as anyone and it has always a big part of our store, but during this week we take it up a level! Come learn more about the world's most celebrated sweet treat, sample and taste and enjoy special offers in the store and restaurant.

Chocolate Extravaganza

Friday, May 15, 2015
We love chocolate as much as anyone and it has always been a big part of our store, but during this week we take it up a level! Come learn more about the world's most celebrated sweet treat, sample and taste and enjoy special offers in the store and restaurant.

Peanut Butter Chocolate Drizzle Popcorn and Beer Pairing

Friday, May 15, 2015 at 11:00am
Join us at the Tasting Station for a special peanut butter chocolate drizzle popcorn and beer pairing Friday, May 15 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Free Event

Black Mountain Chocolate and Wine Pairing

Friday, May 15, 2015 at 3:00pm
Join Brent of Black Mountain Chocolate and our Wine Manager, Liz Cooper as they pair chocolates with winw on Friday, May 15 from 3 to 6 p.m.
Free Event

Duck Rabbit Craft Brewery Beer Tasting

Friday, May 15, 2015 at 4:00pm
Come join Jake from Farmville, NC's The Duck Rabbit Craft Brewery in the Wine and Beer Department to sample and discuss their exceptional brews on Friday, May 15 from 4-6 p.m.
Free Event

Fridays Uncorked: Wine, Beer and Chocolates

Friday, May 15, 2015 at 5:00pm
As part of our Chocolate Event, we’ll be enjoying wine and beer made with chocolate, with chocolate aromatics or chocolate in the flavor profile..
Register$15.00

Fridays Uncorked: Wine, Beer and Chocolates

Friday, May 15, 2015 at 5:00pm
As part of our Chocolate Event, we’ll be enjoying wine and beer made with chocolate, with chocolate aromatics or chocolate in the flavor profile.
Register$15.00

We Love Chocolate

Friday, May 15, 2015 at 5:00pm

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Whether you prefer it hot, cold, dark, milk or white, if you love chocolate this hands-on class is for you. Come learn to make easy, fun and delicious chocolate delights that will be enjoyed by all.

Menu: Easy Chocolate Bark with Pantry Nuts and Fruit; ... 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.

Chocolate Extravaganza

Saturday, May 16, 2015
We love chocolate as much as anyone and it has always been a big part of our store, but during this week we take it up a level! Come learn more about the world's most celebrated sweet treat, sample and taste and enjoy special offers in the store and restaurant.

Chocolate Extravaganza

Saturday, May 16, 2015
We love chocolate as much as anyone and it has always been a big part of our store, but during this week we take it up a level! Come learn more about the world's most celebrated sweet treat, sample and taste and enjoy special offers in the store and restaurant.

Chocolate Extravaganza

Saturday, May 16, 2015
We love chocolate as much as anyone and it has always been a big part of our store, but during this week we take it up a level! Come learn more about the world's most celebrated sweet treat, sample and taste and enjoy special offers in the store and restaurant.

The Farm Table Event

Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 11:00am
Beginning April 12, The Farm Table will be offering fresh produce and meats to Southern Season customers. The Farm Table started out in 2010 as an organization that wanted to rebuild a community by reconnecting people in Richmond with local farmers who are dedicating their careers to real food – ... more details

Healthy Comfort Foods Makeover

Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 11:00am

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Chef: Kendra Bailey Morris

Chef Kendra will teach kids how much fun it can be to put a healthy twist on on some of the comfort foods we all love.

Menu: Fish Tacos with Avocado and Lime Cream; Oven Baked French Fries with Homemade Ketchup; Cheese ... more details

Register$40.00

Tasting with Red Light Chocolates

Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 11:00am
Join Red Light Chocolates for a tasting Saturday, May 16 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Red Light Chocolates are homemade, artisan chocolates that taste as good as they look. Locally made with pure Belgian chocolate, fresh local cream, natural flavorings and no preservatives. Come sample some of the unique ... more details
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Ocean South Importers

Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 11:00am
Join Darrin Todloski of Ocean South Importers for a complimentary wine tasting Saturday, May 16 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Country Vintner

Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 12:00pm
Join us in the wine department for a complimentary wine tasting with Country Vintner on Saturday, May 16 from 12 to 3 p.m.
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Country Vintner

Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 12:00pm
Join us in the wine department for a complimentary wine tasting with Country Vintner on Saturday, May 16 from 12-3 p.m.
Free Event

Empanandas: The Hand-Held Pies of Latin America

Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 12:00pm

demonstration

Chef: Sandra Gutierrez

Sandra is a nationally recognized food writer, culinary instructor, and author of several books. In this class she’ll share recipes for preparing some of the delicious dishes found in her book Empanadas: The Hand-Held Pies of Latin America.

Menu: Corn and Spanish Smoked ... more details

Register$50.00

Tasting with Peggy Rose Pepper Jelly

Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 12:00pm
Join Peggy Rose Pepper Jelly for a tasting Saturday, May 16 from 12 to 4 p.m. The Peggy Rose’s team has traveled the world to China, Canada, Macau, Thailand, and South Korea, and met with dozens of other country representatives at trade shows and missions to expand the Peggy Rose's ... more details

Wine Tasting with Grapevine Distributors

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

Wine Tasting with Mutual Distributing

Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 1:00pm
Join us in the Wine and Beer department Saturday, May 16 from 1 to 4 p.m. for a complimentary wine and beer tasting with Mutual Distributing.
Free Event

Nick Malgieri’s Pastry

Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 1:00pm

demonstration

Chef: Nick Malgieri

FOP (fear of pastry) got you down? Learn some easy and foolproof techniques for mixing, handling, and rolling different types of dough that will make FOP a thing of the past. Pie and tart recipes, both savory and sweet, from Nick’s latest ... more details

Register$50.00

Cookbook Signing: Sandra Gutierrez

Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 3:30pm
Following her class in the Cooking School, nationaly-known Latin American food expert and cookbook author Sandra Gutierrez will be signing her latest book, Empanadas: The Hand-Held Pies of Latin America. Come meet her and have her sign your copy!
Free Event

Home to Rome

Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 5:00pm

demonstration

Chef: Celia Cerasoli

In this class one of Charleston’s favorite chefs will help you expand your culinary horizons beyond the standard Italian fare. Chef Celia will share with you some of the favorite dishes she learned during the year she lived in Rome.

Menu: Suppli al ... more details

Register$40.00

Baking Week

Sunday, May 17, 2015
From May 17 -24 join us for Baking Week! Break out your rolling pin (or pick up a new one), dust off your mixer and find a fun new recipe! Throughout the store we’ll be focusing on the art of baking, with demos, tastings, specials and a giveaway. The highlight ... more details
Free Event

Baking Week

Sunday, May 17, 2015
From May 17-24 join us for Baking Week! Break out your rolling pin (or pick up a new one), dust off your mixer and find a fun new recipe! Throughout the store we’ll be focusing on the art of baking, with demos, tastings, specials and a giveaway. The highlight of ... more details
Free Event

Baking Week

Sunday, May 17, 2015
From May 17-24 join us for Baking Week! Break out your rolling pin (or pick up a new one), dust off your mixer and find a fun new recipe! Throughout the store we’ll be focusing on the art of baking, with demos, tastings, specials and a giveaway. The highlight of ... more details
Free Event

Chocolate Extravaganza

Sunday, May 17, 2015
We love chocolate as much as anyone and it has always been a big part of our store, but during this week we take it up a level! Come learn more about the world's most celebrated sweet treat, sample and taste and enjoy special offers in the store and restaurant.

Chocolate Extravaganza

Sunday, May 17, 2015
We love chocolate as much as anyone and it has always been a big part of our store, but during this week we take it up a level! Come learn more about the world's most celebrated sweet treat, sample and taste and enjoy special offers in the store and restaurant.

Chocolate Extravaganza

Sunday, May 17, 2015
We love chocolate as much as anyone and it has always been a big part of our store, but during this week we take it up a level! Come learn more about the world's most celebrated sweet treat, sample and taste and enjoy special offers in the store and restaurant.

Tasting with Escazu Chocolates

Sunday, May 17, 2015 at 11:00am
We are thrilled to have Escazu Chocolates as part of our annual Chocolate Extravaganza on Sunday, May 17 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.! Since 2008, Escazu has been handcrafted from the bean. Escazu directly sources fine cacao from small farms, then roasts and grinds on antique equipment. Finally, they ... more details
Free Event

Tasting with Fran's Chocolates

Sunday, May 17, 2015 at 11:00am
Inspired by a trip to Paris, Fran's Chocolates focus on pure flavors and simple, yet exquisite ingredients. Join us on March 17 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. and try them for yourself. Whether it is luscious caramels or straight chocolate bars, you will be delighted by the experience of tasting Fran's ... more details
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Johnson Brothers

Sunday, May 17, 2015 at 12:00pm
Join us in the wine department on Sunday, May 17 from 12 to 3 p.m. for a complimentary wine tasting with Johnson Brothers.
Free Event

Candy Making

Sunday, May 17, 2015 at 1:00pm

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Chef: Morgan Botwinick

Candy making doesn’t have to be intimidating. With a few simple ingredients, the use of a candy thermometer and the expert intruction of pastry chef Morgan, you can be enjoying these classic candies in no time.

Menu: Soft Caramels; Butter Toffee; Peanut Butter ... more details

Register$40.00

Wine Tasting with Haw River Wine Man

Sunday, May 17, 2015 at 1:00pm
Join Eric Merlau of Haw River Wine Man for a complimentary wine tasting Sunday, May 17 from 1 to 4 p.m.
Free Event

Nick Malgieri’s Chocolate

Sunday, May 17, 2015 at 2:00pm

demonstration

Chef: Nick Malgieri

Everyone loves chocolate and here are half a dozen new ways to get excited by it! Famed master baker Nick Malgieri returns to lead you as you discover delicious and fun new things to create with chocolate.

Menu: Total Heaven Chocolate Almond Cake; ... more details

Register$50.00

Baking Week

Monday, May 18, 2015
From May 17-24 join us for Baking Week! Break out your rolling pin (or pick up a new one), dust off your mixer and find a fun new recipe! Throughout the store we’ll be focusing on the art of baking, with demos, tastings, specials and a giveaway. The highlight of ... more details
Free Event

Baking Week

Monday, May 18, 2015
From May 17 -24 join us for Baking Week! Break out your rolling pin (or pick up a new one), dust off your mixer and find a fun new recipe! Throughout the store we’ll be focusing on the art of baking, with demos, tastings, specials and a giveaway. The highlight ... more details
Free Event

Baking Week

Monday, May 18, 2015
From May 17-24 join us for Baking Week! Break out your rolling pin (or pick up a new one), dust off your mixer and find a fun new recipe! Throughout the store we’ll be focusing on the art of baking, with demos, tastings, specials and a giveaway. The highlight of ... more details
Free Event

Sweet and Savory Strawberry Sensations

Monday, May 18, 2015 at 5:00pm

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Chef: Lisa Moore

Strawberry season is here! These luscious red jewels are so versatile and delicious. Personal chef and instructor Lisa will teach you to prepare an entire meal using local strawberries and other seasonal ingredients in both sweet and savory dishes.

Menu: Strawberry and Arugula ... more details

Register$45.00

Late Spring Farm Dinner

Monday, May 18, 2015 at 6:00pm

demonstration

Chef: Jamie DeMent and Richard Holcomb

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

Register$45.00

Five French Mother Sauces

Monday, May 18, 2015 at 6:00pm

demonstration

Chef: Robert Ramsey

Properly made sauces count as an experienced cook’s greatest tool in creating fine cuisine. In the 19th century, French chef Antonin Careme developed four “mother“ sauces -Bechamel, Veloute, Espagnole and Tomato. Then in the 20th century, Chef Auguste Escoffier added the fifth ... more details

Register$45.00

Baking Week

Tuesday, May 19, 2015
From May 17-24 join us for Baking Week! Break out your rolling pin (or pick up a new one), dust off your mixer and find a fun new recipe! Throughout the store we’ll be focusing on the art of baking, with demos, tastings, specials and a giveaway. The highlight of ... more details
Free Event

Baking Week

Tuesday, May 19, 2015
From May 17 -24 join us for Baking Week! Break out your rolling pin (or pick up a new one), dust off your mixer and find a fun new recipe! Throughout the store we’ll be focusing on the art of baking, with demos, tastings, specials and a giveaway. The highlight ... more details
Free Event

Baking Week

Tuesday, May 19, 2015
From May 17-24 join us for Baking Week! Break out your rolling pin (or pick up a new one), dust off your mixer and find a fun new recipe! Throughout the store we’ll be focusing on the art of baking, with demos, tastings, specials and a giveaway. The highlight of ... more details
Free Event

Let Them Eat Cake

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at 6:00pm

demonstration

Chef: Gesine Bullock-Prado

Renowned Vermont-based baker Gesine Bullock-Prado is not about limiting anyone when it come to dessert so she has now made her drool-worthy creations accessible to all with gluten-free and other healthy variations. In this class she’ll be sharing recipes from her new ... more details

Register$45.00

Bành Mì

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at 6:00pm
Register$35.00

Baking Week

Wednesday, May 20, 2015
From May 17-24 join us for Baking Week! Break out your rolling pin (or pick up a new one), dust off your mixer and find a fun new recipe! Throughout the store we’ll be focusing on the art of baking, with demos, tastings, specials and a giveaway. The highlight of ... more details
Free Event

Baking Week

Wednesday, May 20, 2015
From May 17 -24 join us for Baking Week! Break out your rolling pin (or pick up a new one), dust off your mixer and find a fun new recipe! Throughout the store we’ll be focusing on the art of baking, with demos, tastings, specials and a giveaway. The highlight ... more details
Free Event

Baking Week

Wednesday, May 20, 2015
From May 17-24 join us for Baking Week! Break out your rolling pin (or pick up a new one), dust off your mixer and find a fun new recipe! Throughout the store we’ll be focusing on the art of baking, with demos, tastings, specials and a giveaway. The highlight of ... more details
Free Event

Cookbook Signing: Gesine Bullock-Prado

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at 12:00pm
In this visually sumptuous new book, the author of Bake it Like You Mean It, Sugar Baby and Pie It Forward presents 80-plus classic recipes in all their extravagant glory, as well as the secrets to making three alternative versions of each one: vegan, gluten-free, and healthy. Gesine’s latest book, ... more details
Free Event

Dogfish Head Beer Tasting

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at 4:00pm
Come join Brittany from Delaware's Dogfish Head Craft Brewery as she discusses their range of "off-centered ales for off-centered people". We will be featuring some of their exciting brews, including the current season's special offering: Piercing Pils. Dogfish Head, which opened in 1995, has been one of the leaders of ... more details
Free Event

Cocktails: All Spirits!

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at 6:00pm

demonstration

Chef: Gary Crunkleton

Gary, from the famed Chapel Hill watering hole that bears his last name, will show you the fundamentals in a cocktail from each of the basic spirits: Vodka, Gin, Rum, Tequila, Bourbon and Scotch – six cocktails in all!

Menu: Light snacks will ... more details

Register$40.00

Chucktown Chow: Vincent Chicco’s

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at 6:00pm

demonstration

Chef: Aaron Lemieux

Vincent Chicco’s Executive Chef is a graduate of the Culinary Institute of Charleston. Aaron Lemieux began working at Magnolias under Donald Barickman and Donald Drake who are widely respected as pioneers in the Charleston culinary scene. In 2007, Lemieux joined Holy City ... more details

Register$40.00

Memorial Day Picnic Favorites

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at 6:00pm

demonstration

Chef: Kendra Bailey Morris

Have the best spread at your next picnic or outdoor dinner! Chef Kendra will teach you to entertain with style and include hometown favorites.

Menu: BLT Deviled Eggs; BBQ Ribs with Coca Cola BBQ Sauce; Mom’s Best Potato Salad; Coconut Black Walnut ... more details

Register$45.00

Baking Week

Thursday, May 21, 2015
From May 17 -24 join us for Baking Week! Break out your rolling pin (or pick up a new one), dust off your mixer and find a fun new recipe! Throughout the store we’ll be focusing on the art of baking, with demos, tastings, specials and a giveaway. The highlight ... more details
Free Event

Baking Week

Thursday, May 21, 2015
From May 17-24 join us for Baking Week! Break out your rolling pin (or pick up a new one), dust off your mixer and find a fun new recipe! Throughout the store we’ll be focusing on the art of baking, with demos, tastings, specials and a giveaway. The highlight of ... more details
Free Event

Baking Week

Thursday, May 21, 2015
From May 17-24 join us for Baking Week! Break out your rolling pin (or pick up a new one), dust off your mixer and find a fun new recipe! Throughout the store we’ll be focusing on the art of baking, with demos, tastings, specials and a giveaway. The highlight of ... more details
Free Event

Thursdays Uncorked: The Roman Empire

Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 4:30pm
The Romans were responsible for cultivation of many of Europe’s now famous vineyards. Taste wines steeped in history from Portugal, Spain, France, Germany, and Italy.
Register$15.00

Let Them Eat Cake

Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 6:00pm

demonstration

Chef: Gesine Bullock-Prado

Renowned Vermont-based baker Gesine Bullock-Prado is not about limiting anyone when it comes to dessert, so she has now made her drool-worthy creations accessible to all with gluten-free and other healthy variations. In this class she’ll be sharing recipes from her new ... more details

Register$45.00

Cooking from the Spring Farmer’s Market

Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 6:00pm

demonstration

Chef: 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 chefs are James Beard Award-winners and in 2012 received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Southern ... 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.

Baking Week

Friday, May 22, 2015
From May 17-24 join us for Baking Week! Break out your rolling pin (or pick up a new one), dust off your mixer and find a fun new recipe! Throughout the store we’ll be focusing on the art of baking, with demos, tastings, specials and a giveaway. The highlight of ... more details
Free Event

Baking Week

Friday, May 22, 2015
From May 17-24 join us for Baking Week! Break out your rolling pin (or pick up a new one), dust off your mixer and find a fun new recipe! Throughout the store we’ll be focusing on the art of baking, with demos, tastings, specials and a giveaway. The highlight of ... more details
Free Event

Baking Week

Friday, May 22, 2015
From May 17-24 join us for Baking Week! Break out your rolling pin (or pick up a new one), dust off your mixer and find a fun new recipe! Throughout the store we’ll be focusing on the art of baking, with demos, tastings, specials and a giveaway. The highlight of ... more details
Free Event

Grand Opening Event

Friday, May 22, 2015 at 10:00am
Join us Friday, May 22-Sunday, May 24 as we celebrate the grand opening of our Raleigh location! We will have a ribbon cutting at 10 a.m. Friday followed by a weekend of samplings, tastings, and demonstrations throughout the store! You won't want to miss this!

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Friday, May 22, 2015 at 10:00am
Join us Friday, May 22 at 10 a.m. for a special ribbon cutting ceremony of Southern Season's newest location at Cameron Village.

Cookbook Signing: Gesine Bullock-Prado

Friday, May 22, 2015 at 12:00pm
In this visually sumptuous new book, the author of Bake it Like You Mean It, Sugar Baby and Pie It Forward presents 80-plus classic recipes in all their extravagant glory, as well as the secrets to making three alternative versions of each one: vegan, gluten-free, and healthy. Gesine’s latest book, ... more details
Free Event

Beer Tasting with Grapevine Distributors

Friday, May 22, 2015 at 4:00pm
Join us in the Wine and Beer department Sunday, June 20 from 12 to 3 p.m.. for a complimentary beer tasting with Grapevine Distributors.
Free Event

Fridays Uncorked: The Roman Empire

Friday, May 22, 2015 at 5:00pm
The Romans were responsible for cultivation of many of Europe’s now famous vineyards. Taste wines steeped in history from Portugal, Spain, France, Germany, and Italy.
Register$15.00

Fridays Uncorked: The Roman Empire

Friday, May 22, 2015 at 5:00pm
The Romans were responsible for cultivation of many of Europe’s now famous vineyards. Taste wines steeped in history from Portugal, Spain, France, Germany, and Italy.
Register$15.00

Artisan Flatbreads

Friday, May 22, 2015 at 6:00pm

demonstration

Chef: Halley Connell

Flatbreads transcend cultural boundaries, are easy to make with basic ingredients, can be leavened or not and can include various types of flour. No matter how they are made the results can be exciting and delicious. Join Chef Halley for this interesting ... more details

Register$35.00

Baking Week

Saturday, May 23, 2015
From May 17-24 join us for Baking Week! Break out your rolling pin (or pick up a new one), dust off your mixer and find a fun new recipe! Throughout the store we’ll be focusing on the art of baking, with demos, tastings, specials and a giveaway. The highlight of ... more details
Free Event

Baking Week

Saturday, May 23, 2015
From May 17-24 join us for Baking Week! Break out your rolling pin (or pick up a new one), dust off your mixer and find a fun new recipe! Throughout the store we’ll be focusing on the art of baking, with demos, tastings, specials and a giveaway. The highlight of ... more details
Free Event

Baking Week

Saturday, May 23, 2015
From May 17-24 join us for Baking Week! Break out your rolling pin (or pick up a new one), dust off your mixer and find a fun new recipe! Throughout the store we’ll be focusing on the art of baking, with demos, tastings, specials and a giveaway. The highlight of ... more details
Free Event

Grand Opening Event

Saturday, May 23, 2015 at 10:00am
Join us Friday, May 22-Sunday, May 24 as we celebrate the grand opening of our Raleigh location! We will have a ribbon cutting at 10 a.m. Friday followed by a weekend of samplings, tastings, and demonstrations throughout the store! You won't want to miss this!

Paleo Brunch

Saturday, May 23, 2015 at 11:00am

demonstration

Chef: 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 on the Paleo lifestyle and wants ... more details

Register$40.00

The Farm Table Event

Saturday, May 23, 2015 at 11:00am
Beginning April 12, The Farm Table will be offering fresh produce and meats to Southern Season customers. The Farm Table started out in 2010 as an organization that wanted to rebuild a community by reconnecting people in Richmond with local farmers who are dedicating their careers to real food – ... more details

Wine Tasting with Bordeaux Fine and Rare

Saturday, May 23, 2015 at 11:00am
John Lambrakis with Bordeaux Fine and Rare will be on-hand on Saturday, May 23 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. to sample several wines from his portfolio.
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Empire Distributors

Saturday, May 23, 2015 at 1:00pm
Join us in the wine department on Saturday, May 23 from 1 to 4 p.m. for a complimentary wine tasting with Empire Distributors.
Free Event

Class: Flower arranging in unique containers

Saturday, May 23, 2015 at 2:00pm
During this class, we will be demonstrating the use of unique containers to enhance your floral arrangements. We will show you how to easily assemble large flower arrangements, how to successfully make an arrangement in an odd shaped container, and how to enhance your arrangements using various everyday items. ... more details
Register$30.00

Cooking With Wine

Saturday, May 23, 2015 at 5:00pm

Chef: Amanda Fisher

Join Amanda Fisher and learn how to use wine in your cooking,from everyday dinners to meals worthy of celebrations! We will explore French classics and Amanda’s own twists on her favorite wine-based recipes. There will also be wine pairings from Southern Season’s fabulous ... 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.

Baking Week

Sunday, May 24, 2015
From May 17-24 join us for Baking Week! Break out your rolling pin (or pick up a new one), dust off your mixer and find a fun new recipe! Throughout the store we’ll be focusing on the art of baking, with demos, tastings, specials and a giveaway. The highlight of ... more details
Free Event

Baking Week

Sunday, May 24, 2015
From May 17-24 join us for Baking Week! Break out your rolling pin (or pick up a new one), dust off your mixer and find a fun new recipe! Throughout the store we’ll be focusing on the art of baking, with demos, tastings, specials and a giveaway. The highlight of ... more details
Free Event

Baking Week

Sunday, May 24, 2015
From May 17-24 join us for Baking Week! Break out your rolling pin (or pick up a new one), dust off your mixer and find a fun new recipe! Throughout the store we’ll be focusing on the art of baking, with demos, tastings, specials and a giveaway. The highlight of ... more details
Free Event

Grand Opening Event

Sunday, May 24, 2015 at 10:00am
Join us Friday, May 22-Sunday, May 24 as we celebrate the grand opening of our Raleigh location! We will have a ribbon cutting at 10 a.m. Friday followed by a weekend of samplings, tastings, and demonstrations throughout the store! You won't want to miss this!

Wine Tasting with Grapevine Distributors

Sunday, May 24, 2015 at 12:00pm
Join us in the Wine and Beer department Sunday, May 24 from 12 to 3 p.m.. for a complimentary wine tasting with Grapevine Distributors.
Free Event

Cheese

Sunday, May 24, 2015 at 2:00pm

kids

Chef: Dany Schutte

Ever wanted an overview of the world of cheese? Now is your opportunity! Certified Cheese Professional and Southern Season Cheese Buyer Dany Schutte will lead you as you learn the categories of cheese, discuss the range within each group, applications and, ... more details

Register$35.00

Southern Cornbread

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at 5:00pm

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Chef: Cooking School Staff

Some prefer cornbread a little soft and sweet, and others prefer it crusty and savory. Join the cooking school staff for an exploration of both types. You can be the judge of which types reigns supreme in your house.

Menu: Outer Banks ... 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.

Advanced Knife Skills

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at 5:00pm

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Chef: 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 ... more details

Register$55.00

One Recipe, Two Meals: Making the Most of Your Cooking

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at 6:00pm

demonstration

Chef: Kendra Bailey Morris

Cook once and have two meals utilizing “planned overs”, not leftovers. Chef and cookbook author Kendra will show you how to create declicious meals while also saving time and money.

Menu: Slow Cooker Mustard Rubbed Whole Chicken = Tomorrow’s Tarragon Walnut Chicken ... more details

Register$45.00

Pasta Fresca

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at 5:00pm

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Chef: Cooking School Staff

Pasta fresca (fresh pasta) is both gratifying to make and wonderful to eat. Under the guidance of the Cooking School staff you will learn to make three types of pasta: fettuccine, ravioli and spaghetti. Each will be served with a homemade ... 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.

Tasting with Tryon Distributing

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at 5:30pm
Join us in the wine department on Wednesday, May 27 from 5:30-7 p.m. for a complimentary wine tasting with Tryon Distributing.
Free Event

Custard Tarts

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at 6:00pm

demonstration

Chef: Morgan Botwinick

This class will introduce you to the perfect marriage of a flaky pastry crust with sweet cream. Fresh blueberries won’t always be in season, so come learn how to make these crowd pleasers all year long.

Menu: Lemon Meringue; Chocolate Bavarian; Banana Cream

Register$40.00

Thursdays Uncorked: Backyard Barbecue

Thursday, May 28, 2015 at 4:30pm
Summertime cookouts were made for good company, good food and, of course, good beverages. Join us and taste some perfect wines and beers for your warm weather festivities.
Register$15.00

Play with Your Food

Thursday, May 28, 2015 at 5:00pm

kids

Chef: Gwen Cummings Maller

Kids love to use their hands so let them use those hands to create dinner! In this hands-on class Chef Gwen will lead the children through the making of each dish so it can all be eaten and enjoyed at ... 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.

Fridays Uncorked: Backyard Barbecue

Friday, May 29, 2015 at 5:00pm
Summertime cookouts were made for good company, good food and, of course, good beverages. Join us and taste some perfect wines and beers for your warm weather festivities.
Register$15.00

Fridays Uncorked: Backyard Barbecue

Friday, May 29, 2015 at 5:00pm
Summertime cookouts were made for good company, good food and, of course, good beverages. Join us and taste some perfect wines and beers for your warm weather festivities.
Register$15.00

Summer Soups

Friday, May 29, 2015 at 6:00pm

demonstration

Chef: Halley Connell

Soup is not just a winter meal! Veggies are plentiful in the summer and Chef Halley will show you how to use them to make fantastic soups. You will also learn freezing tips so you can save your soups to enjoy later

Menu: ... more details

Register$35.00

Wine Tasting with Fine Wine Trading Company

Saturday, May 30, 2015 at 11:00am
Join us in the wine department on Saturday, May 30 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for a complimentary wine tasting with Fine Wine Trading Company.
Free Event

Beer Tasting with Hardywood

Saturday, May 30, 2015 at 11:00am
Join Mike from Hardywood for a beer tasting Saturday, May 30 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Free Event

Coffee with Scott Conary of Carrboro Coffee

Saturday, May 30, 2015 at 11:00am

demonstration

Chef: Scott Conary

Carrboro Coffee Roasters is a premier farmer-direct artisan roaster that has drawn international attention and acclaim with their expertise and emphasis on quality and relationships at coffee origins. Join Scott, President of Carrboro Coffee, to learn the path their direct relationship coffee ... more details

Register$35.00

The Farm Table Event

Saturday, May 30, 2015 at 11:00am
Beginning April 12, The Farm Table will be offering fresh produce and meats to Southern Season customers. The Farm Table started out in 2010 as an organization that wanted to rebuild a community by reconnecting people in Richmond with local farmers who are dedicating their careers to real food – ... more details

Wine Tasting with Ocean South Importers

Saturday, May 30, 2015 at 12:00pm
Join Darrin Todloski of Ocean South Importers for a complimentary wine tasting Saturday, May 30 from 12 to 3 p.m.
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Haw River Wine Man

Saturday, May 30, 2015 at 1:00pm
Join Eric Merlau of Haw River Wine Man for a complimentary wine tasting Sunday, May 30 from 1 to 4 p.m.
Free Event

Empanadas, The Hand-Held Pies of Latin America

Saturday, May 30, 2015 at 1:00pm

demonstration

Chef: Sandra Gutierrez

Sandra is a nationally recognized food writer, culinary instructor, and author of several books. In this class she’ll share recipes for preparing some of the delicious dishes found in her book Empanadas: The Hand-Held Pies of Latin America.

Menu: Corn and Spanish Smoked ... more details

Register$50.00

Cookbook Signing: Sandra Gutierrez

Saturday, May 30, 2015 at 3:30pm
Following her class in the Cooking School, nationaly-known Latin American food expert and cookbook author Sandra Gutierrez will be signing her latest book, Empanadas: The Hand-Held Pies of Latin America. Come meet her and have her sign your copy!
Free Event

A Fresh Taste of Early Summer

Saturday, May 30, 2015 at 6:00pm

demonstration

Chef: Sheri Castle

Warm weather yields farmers’ market baskets brimming with the bounty of the season. Join popular chef and cookbook author Sheri Castle as she teaches you to prepare a sumptuous meal with the best the early summer has to offer

Menu: Garden Pea ... 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.

Beer Tasting with Freedom Beverage Company

Sunday, May 31, 2015 at 12:00pm
Join Freedom Beverage Company in the Wine and Beer Department Sunday, May 31 from 12 to 3 p.m. as they sample some of their best brews.
Free Event

Chocolate for Kids

Sunday, May 31, 2015 at 2:00pm

kids

Chef: 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 ... 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.

BBQ Festival

Monday, June 1, 2015
Despite its many styles,everyone knows barbecue is king in the South. Join us for a two-week celebration of this culinary art form and enjoy in-store demonstrations and samplings, barbecue in the deli, and tastings from the widest selection of sauces available anywhere.

BBQ Festival

Monday, June 1, 2015
Despite its many styles, everyone knows barbecue is king in the South. Join us for a two-week celebration of this culinary art form and enjoy in-store demonstrations and samplings, barbecue in the deli, and tastings from the widest selection of sauces available anywhere.

BBQ Festival

Monday, June 1, 2015
Despite its many styles, everyone knows barbecue is king in the South. Join us for a two-week celebration of this culinary art form and enjoy in-store demonstrations, samplings, and tastings from the widest selection of sauces available anywhere.

BBQ Festival

Monday, June 1, 2015
Despite its many styles, everyone knows barbecue is king in the South. Join us for a two-week celebration of this culinary art form and enjoy in-store demonstrations and samplings, barbecue in the deli, and tastings from the widest selection of sauces available anywhere.

Basic Knife Skills

Monday, June 1, 2015 at 5:00pm

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Chef: 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 ... more details

Register$50.00

Biscuits I

Monday, June 1, 2015 at 5:00pm

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Chef: Cooking School Staff

Once upon a time, every good Southern cook knew the secret to making biscuits. Unfortunately, it’s becoming a lost art. We’re here to help, however, and in this hands-on class you’ll learn from the pros how to make this staple just ... 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.

Breakfast for Dinner

Monday, June 1, 2015 at 6:00pm

demonstration

Chef: Mike Ledesma

They always say breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so why limit it to the morning? In this class Chef Mike Ledesma will show you how much fun you can have creating a sumptuous breakfast feast that makes a ... more details

Register$45.00

BBQ Festival

Tuesday, June 2, 2015
Despite its many styles, everyone knows barbecue is king in the South. Join us for a two-week celebration of this culinary art form and enjoy in-store demonstrations, samplings, and tastings from the widest selection of sauces available anywhere.

BBQ Festival

Tuesday, June 2, 2015
Despite its many styles, everyone knows barbecue is king in the South. Join us for a two-week celebration of this culinary art form and enjoy in-store demonstrations and samplings, barbecue in the deli, and tastings from the widest selection of sauces available anywhere.

BBQ Festival

Tuesday, June 2, 2015
Despite its many styles, everyone knows barbecue is king in the South. Join us for a two-week celebration of this culinary art form and enjoy in-store demonstrations and samplings, barbecue in the deli, and tastings from the widest selection of sauces available anywhere.

BBQ Festival

Tuesday, June 2, 2015
Despite its many styles,everyone knows barbecue is king in the South. Join us for a two-week celebration of this culinary art form and enjoy in-store demonstrations and samplings, barbecue in the deli, and tastings from the widest selection of sauces available anywhere.

Rough Puff Pastry

Tuesday, June 2, 2015 at 5:00pm

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Chef: Nicole Marriner and Nancy Dye

Pate Feuillette, or puff pastry, is easier than you think and you can use it to create numerous dishes, both sweet and savory. In this hands-on class Chefs Nicole and Nancy will teach you to make your own light ... more details

Register$45.00

Cue Time and Wine

Tuesday, June 2, 2015 at 6:00pm

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Cooking School Staff and Wine Department

We don’t normally think of wine and barbecue going together but after this class, resident experts from Southern Seasons’s wine department will change your mind. They will have delicious pairings to accompany the different types of ‘cue from around ... more details

Register$35.00

Superfoods

Tuesday, June 2, 2015 at 6:00pm

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Chef: Cooking School Staff

Though there is no legal or medical definition, superfoods are nutrient powerhouses that pack large doses of antioxidants, polyphenols, vitamins, and minerals. Eating them may reduce the risk of chronic disease and prolong life, and people who eat more of them ... more details

Register$40.00

BBQ Festival

Wednesday, June 3, 2015
Despite its many styles, everyone knows barbecue is king in the South. Join us for a two-week celebration of this culinary art form and enjoy in-store demonstrations and samplings, barbecue in the deli, and tastings from the widest selection of sauces available anywhere.

BBQ Festival

Wednesday, June 3, 2015
Despite its many styles,everyone knows barbecue is king in the South. Join us for a two-week celebration of this culinary art form and enjoy in-store demonstrations and samplings, barbecue in the deli, and tastings from the widest selection of sauces available anywhere.

BBQ Festival

Wednesday, June 3, 2015
Despite its many styles, everyone knows barbecue is king in the South. Join us for a two-week celebration of this culinary art form and enjoy in-store demonstrations and samplings, barbecue in the deli, and tastings from the widest selection of sauces available anywhere.

BBQ Festival

Wednesday, June 3, 2015
Despite its many styles, everyone knows barbecue is king in the South. Join us for a two-week celebration of this culinary art form and enjoy in-store demonstrations, samplings, and tastings from the widest selection of sauces available anywhere.

Knife Skills

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 at 5:00pm

kids

Chef: Brian Adornetto

Brian Adornetto 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 with Brian. After practicing your knife skills, a snack will be ... 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.

A Tour of the Coastal South

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 at 6:00pm

demonstration

Chef: Kendra Bailey Morris

Fun and knowledgeable chef and cookbook author Kendra will help you explore the best of Southern coastal fare. She’ll teach how many cultures have integrated with delicious results to create this unique cuisine.

Menu: Mini Crab Cakes with Cajun Blonde Remoulade Sauce; ... more details

Register$45.00

BBQ Festival

Thursday, June 4, 2015
Despite its many styles,everyone knows barbecue is king in the South. Join us for a two-week celebration of this culinary art form and enjoy in-store demonstrations and samplings, barbecue in the deli, and tastings from the widest selection of sauces available anywhere.

BBQ Festival

Thursday, June 4, 2015
Despite its many styles, everyone knows barbecue is king in the South. Join us for a two-week celebration of this culinary art form and enjoy in-store demonstrations and samplings, barbecue in the deli, and tastings from the widest selection of sauces available anywhere.

BBQ Festival

Thursday, June 4, 2015
Despite its many styles, everyone knows barbecue is king in the South. Join us for a two-week celebration of this culinary art form and enjoy in-store demonstrations and samplings, barbecue in the deli, and tastings from the widest selection of sauces available anywhere.

BBQ Festival

Thursday, June 4, 2015
Despite its many styles, everyone knows barbecue is king in the South. Join us for a two-week celebration of this culinary art form and enjoy in-store demonstrations, samplings, and tastings from the widest selection of sauces available anywhere.

Thursdays Uncorked: World Environment Day

Thursday, June 4, 2015 at 4:30pm
Organic/biodynamic and sustainably produced wines are a growing segment in the industry. Not only are they good for the earth, they can be exceptionally tasty.
Register$15.00

The Foods of Chile

Thursday, June 4, 2015 at 6:00pm

demonstration

Chef: Sandra Gutierrez

Each Latin American country has its own distinctive cuisine.The food of Chile has a clear German and Eastern European influence intermixed with indigenous flavors of the area. Join Latin American expert and cookbook author Sandra Gutierrez as she demystifies the succulent foods ... more details

Register$45.00

Having Fun With Fungi: Mushroom Side Dishes

Thursday, June 4, 2015 at 6:00pm

demonstration

Chef: Judith Brown

Judith shares new ideas and recipes for incorporating comforting mushroom side dishes into your current culinary repertoire. In this class, you will learn about edible mushrooms that come in all shapes and sizes, fresh as well as dried. These mushrooms are now ... more details

Register$40.00

BBQ Festival

Friday, June 5, 2015
Despite its many styles,everyone knows barbecue is king in the South. Join us for a two-week celebration of this culinary art form and enjoy in-store demonstrations and samplings, barbecue in the deli, and tastings from the widest selection of sauces available anywhere.

BBQ Festival

Friday, June 5, 2015
Despite its many styles, everyone knows barbecue is king in the South. Join us for a two-week celebration of this culinary art form and enjoy in-store demonstrations, samplings, and tastings from the widest selection of sauces available anywhere.

BBQ Festival

Friday, June 5, 2015
Despite its many styles, everyone knows barbecue is king in the South. Join us for a two-week celebration of this culinary art form and enjoy in-store demonstrations and samplings, barbecue in the deli, and tastings from the widest selection of sauces available anywhere.

BBQ Festival

Friday, June 5, 2015
Despite its many styles, everyone knows barbecue is king in the South. Join us for a two-week celebration of this culinary art form and enjoy in-store demonstrations and samplings, barbecue in the deli, and tastings from the widest selection of sauces available anywhere.

Fridays Uncorked: World Environment Day

Friday, June 5, 2015 at 5:00pm
Organic/biodynamic and sustainably produced wines are a growing segment in the industry. Not only are they good for the earth, they can be exceptionally tasty.
Register$15.00

Fridays Uncorked: World Environment Day

Friday, June 5, 2015 at 5:00pm
Organic/biodynamic and sustainably produced wines are a growing segment in the industry. Not only are they good for the earth, they can be exceptionally tasty.
Register$15.00

Summertime Seafood and Wine

Friday, June 5, 2015 at 5:00pm

Chef: Nicole Marriner and Trent Caldwell

One of the many reasons we love the Lowcountry is the abundance of seafood in the summer. In this class, Chef Nicole will show you how to cook summer’s bounty while wine expert Trent will perfectly pair selections with each ... more details

Register$45.00

BBQ Festival

Saturday, June 6, 2015
Despite its many styles, everyone knows barbecue is king in the South. Join us for a two-week celebration of this culinary art form and enjoy in-store demonstrations and samplings, barbecue in the deli, and tastings from the widest selection of sauces available anywhere.

BBQ Festival

Saturday, June 6, 2015
Despite its many styles, everyone knows barbecue is king in the South. Join us for a two-week celebration of this culinary art form and enjoy in-store demonstrations and samplings, barbecue in the deli, and tastings from the widest selection of sauces available anywhere.

BBQ Festival

Saturday, June 6, 2015
Despite its many styles, everyone knows barbecue is king in the South. Join us for a two-week celebration of this culinary art form and enjoy in-store demonstrations, samplings, and tastings from the widest selection of sauces available anywhere.

BBQ Festival

Saturday, June 6, 2015
Despite its many styles, everyone knows barbecue is king in the South. Join us for a two-week celebration of this culinary art form and enjoy in-store demonstrations and samplings, barbecue in the deli, and tastings from the widest selection of sauces available anywhere.

Wine Tasting with Ararat Imports

Saturday, June 6, 2015 at 11:00am
Join us in the wine department on Saturday, March 28 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for a free wine tasting with Ararat Imports.
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Advintage

Saturday, June 6, 2015 at 12:00pm
Join us in the wine department on Saturday, June 6 from 12 to 3 p.m. for a complimentary wine tasting with Advintage.

Bread Revolution: Sprouted Grain Flour Breads are the Next Frontier

Saturday, June 6, 2015 at 1:00pm

demonstration

Chef: Peter Reinhart

Sprouted flour is, according to Peter Reinhart, the next big frontier in baking, partly because it is the most nutritious form of whole grain but, even more importantly, because it tastes better than any other version of whole grain bread. It ... more details

Register$50.00

Wine Tasting with The Country Vintner

Saturday, June 6, 2015 at 1:00pm
Join us in the wine department on Saturday, June 6 from 1-4 p.m. for a complimentary wine tasting with the Country Vintner.
Free Event

Pizza From the Expert

Saturday, June 6, 2015 at 1:00pm

demonstration

Chef: Elana Iaciofano

You won’t be making any plain boring pepperoni pizzas in this class. Instead, expert Chef Elana will be sharing her passion for preparing healthy, seasonal pizza recipes. The author of Top Your Pizza for Colavita Olive Oil, Elana will open your eyes ... more details

Register$35.00

Beer Tasting with New Belgium Brewery

Saturday, June 6, 2015 at 2:00pm
Join Blair of New Belgium Brewery for a beer tasting Saturday, June 6 from 2-5 p.m.
Free Event

Cookbook Signing: Elana Iaciofano

Saturday, June 6, 2015 at 3:30pm
Come meet author, cooking instructor and pizza expert Elana Iaciofano and have sign the fantastic new book she wrote for Colavita Olive Oil. In Top Your Pizza she shares her passion for preparing healthy, seasonal pizza recipes. Elana's book will open your eyes to a whole new world of pizza ... more details
Free Event

Cookbook Signing: Peter Reinhart

Saturday, June 6, 2015 at 4:00pm
Sprouted flour is, according to Peter Reinhart, the next big frontier in baking, partly because it is the most nutritious form of whole grain but, even more importantly, because it tastes better than any other version of whole grain bread. It fulfills what Reinhart calls the "Baker's Mission," by evoking ... more details

What Can You Do With A Chicken?

Saturday, June 6, 2015 at 6:00pm

demonstration

Chef: John Maxwell

John Maxwell, Certified Executive Chef, Certified Culinary Educator, member of the American Academy of Chefs and television cooking show host is one of Richmond’s highest profile chefs and his popular classes are always highly informative. In this class you’ll learn the tricks ... more details

Register$45.00

BBQ Festival

Sunday, June 7, 2015
Despite its many styles, everyone knows barbecue is king in the South. Join us for a two-week celebration of this culinary art form and enjoy in-store demonstrations and samplings, barbecue in the deli, and tastings from the widest selection of sauces available anywhere.

BBQ Festival

Sunday, June 7, 2015
Despite its many styles, everyone knows barbecue is king in the South. Join us for a two-week celebration of this culinary art form and enjoy in-store demonstrations and samplings, barbecue in the deli, and tastings from the widest selection of sauces available anywhere.

BBQ Festival

Sunday, June 7, 2015
Despite its many styles, everyone knows barbecue is king in the South. Join us for a two-week celebration of this culinary art form and enjoy in-store demonstrations and samplings, barbecue in the deli, and tastings from the widest selection of sauces available anywhere.

BBQ Festival

Sunday, June 7, 2015
Despite its many styles, everyone knows barbecue is king in the South. Join us for a two-week celebration of this culinary art form and enjoy in-store demonstrations, samplings, and tastings from the widest selection of sauces available anywhere.

Southern Biscuits

Sunday, June 7, 2015 at 11:00am

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Chef: Cooking School Staff

Once upon a time, every good Southern cook knew the secret to making biscuits. Unfortunately it’s becoming a lost art. We’re here to help, however, and in this hands-on class you’ll learn from the pros how to make this staple just ... 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 Mutual Distributing

Sunday, June 7, 2015 at 12:00pm
Join us in the Wine and Beer department Sunday, June 7 from 12 to 3 p.m. for a complimentary wine and beer tasting with Mutual Distributing.
Free Event

A Night in Old Havana

Sunday, June 7, 2015 at 2:00pm

demonstration

Chef: Devany Vickery-Davidson

A fusion of native American, Spanish, African and Caribbean foods, Cuban cuisine represent the best of many worlds. In this class you’ll learn to prepare a traditional Cuban meal from black beans to grilled bananas.

Menu: Cuban Style Porchetta Done in a Slow ... more details

Register$35.00

Sushi

Sunday, June 7, 2015 at 2:00pm

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Chef: 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 ... 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.

BBQ Festival

Monday, June 8, 2015
Despite its many styles, everyone knows barbecue is king in the South. Join us for a two-week celebration of this culinary art form and enjoy in-store demonstrations and samplings, barbecue in the deli, and tastings from the widest selection of sauces available anywhere.

BBQ Festival

Monday, June 8, 2015
Despite its many styles, everyone knows barbecue is king in the South. Join us for a two-week celebration of this culinary art form and enjoy in-store demonstrations, samplings, and tastings from the widest selection of sauces available anywhere.

BBQ Festival

Monday, June 8, 2015
Despite its many styles, everyone knows barbecue is king in the South. Join us for a two-week celebration of this culinary art form and enjoy in-store demonstrations and samplings, barbecue in the deli, and tastings from the widest selection of sauces available anywhere.

BBQ Festival

Monday, June 8, 2015
Despite its many styles, everyone knows barbecue is king in the South. Join us for a two-week celebration of this culinary art form and enjoy in-store demonstrations and samplings, barbecue in the deli, and tastings from the widest selection of sauces available anywhere.

Cookbook Signing: Elana Iaciofano

Monday, June 8, 2015 at 2:00pm
Come meet author, cooking instructor and pizza expert Elana Iaciofano and have sign the fantastic new book she wrote for Colavita Olive Oil. In Top Your Pizza she shares her passion for preparing healthy, seasonal pizza recipes. Elana's book will open your eyes to a whole new world of pizza ... more details
Free Event

Terrariums: The Basics

Monday, June 8, 2015 at 5:00pm

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Chef: Pam Prezanno

Back by popular demand but with a twist. In this class our own Pam will teach the proper plant foundation to sustain the plants and mosses used in terrariums while designing one of her creations. Pam will also show you how add ... 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.

Pizza From the Expert

Monday, June 8, 2015 at 6:00pm

demonstration

Chef: Elana Iaciofano

You won’t be making any plain boring pepperoni pizzas in this class. Instead, expert Elana will be sharing her passion for preparing healthy, seasonal pizza recipes. The author of Top Your Pizza for Colavita Olive Oil, Elana will open your yes to ... more details

Register$35.00

BBQ Festival

Tuesday, June 9, 2015
Despite its many styles, everyone knows barbecue is king in the South. Join us for a two-week celebration of this culinary art form and enjoy in-store demonstrations and samplings, barbecue in the deli, and tastings from the widest selection of sauces available anywhere.

BBQ Festival

Tuesday, June 9, 2015
Despite its many styles, everyone knows barbecue is king in the South. Join us for a two-week celebration of this culinary art form and enjoy in-store demonstrations and samplings, barbecue in the deli, and tastings from the widest selection of sauces available anywhere.

BBQ Festival

Tuesday, June 9, 2015
Despite its many styles, everyone knows barbecue is king in the South. Join us for a two-week celebration of this culinary art form and enjoy in-store demonstrations, samplings, and tastings from the widest selection of sauces available anywhere.

BBQ Festival

Tuesday, June 9, 2015
Despite its many styles, everyone knows barbecue is king in the South. Join us for a two-week celebration of this culinary art form and enjoy in-store demonstrations and samplings, barbecue in the deli, and tastings from the widest selection of sauces available anywhere.

Cookbook Signing: Sandra Gutierrez

Tuesday, June 9, 2015 at 12:00pm
Nationaly-known Latin American food expert and cookbook author Sandra Gutierrez will be signing her latest book, Empanadas: The Hand-Held Pies of Latin America. Come meet her and have her sign your copy on Tuesday, June 9 from 12-2 p.m.!
Free Event

Cookbook Signing: Elana Iaciofano

Tuesday, June 9, 2015 at 2:00pm
Come meet author, cooking instructor and pizza expert Elana Iaciofano and have sign the fantastic new book she wrote for Colavita Olive Oil. In Top Your Pizza she shares her passion for preparing healthy, seasonal pizza recipes. Elana's book will open your eyes to a whole new world of pizza ... more details
Free Event

Cupboard Cleanout

Tuesday, June 9, 2015 at 6:00pm

demonstration

Chef: Lisa Moore

Procrastinating on spring cleaning? We can get you started with this class that will help you to use those dry and canned goods that have been hiding in the back of the pantry for months. Focusing on basic recipes and techniques, you’ll ... more details

Register$35.00

Pizza From the Expert

Tuesday, June 9, 2015 at 6:00pm

demonstration

Chef: Elana Iaciofano

You won’t be making any plain boring pepperoni pizzas in this class. Instead, expert Elana Iaciofano will be sharing her passion for preparing healthy, seasonal pizza recipes. The author of Top Your Pizza for Colavita Olive Oil, Elana will open your eyes ... more details

Register$35.00

BBQ Festival

Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Despite its many styles, everyone knows barbecue is king in the South. Join us for a two-week celebration of this culinary art form and enjoy in-store demonstrations and samplings, barbecue in the deli, and tastings from the widest selection of sauces available anywhere.

BBQ Festival

Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Despite its many styles, everyone knows barbecue is king in the South. Join us for a two-week celebration of this culinary art form and enjoy in-store demonstrations, samplings, and tastings from the widest selection of sauces available anywhere.

BBQ Festival

Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Despite its many styles, everyone knows barbecue is king in the South. Join us for a two-week celebration of this culinary art form and enjoy in-store demonstrations and samplings, barbecue in the deli, and tastings from the widest selection of sauces available anywhere.

BBQ Festival

Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Despite its many styles, everyone knows barbecue is king in the South. Join us for a two-week celebration of this culinary art form and enjoy in-store demonstrations and samplings, barbecue in the deli, and tastings from the widest selection of sauces available anywhere.

Kids and Parents: Italian Feast

Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at 5:00pm

kids

Chef: Brian Adornetto

Do you know a child who is interested in cooking? Join Chef Brian Adornetto for this hands-on cooking class and create lasting memories while learning new skills. Impress family and friends by inviting them to an Italian family-style dinner you will now ... 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.

Tasting with Tryon Distributing

Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at 5:30pm
Join us in the wine department on Wednesday, June 10 from 5:30-7 p.m. for a complimentary wine tasting with Tryon Distributing.
Free Event

Summer in Italy

Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at 6:00pm

demonstration

Chef: Kendra Bailey Morris

Ever dream of an Italian vacation? Join Richmond-based cookbook author and personal chef Kendra Bailey Morris on a journey to discover Italian flavors that go beyond the usual. She’ll teach you to prepare a meal - and have a two-hour summer ... more details

Register$45.00

Making Healthy Delicious: Summer Cookout

Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at 6:00pm

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Chef: Jessica O’Neal

Nothing says summer like a cookout. They are obviously fun but can also be healthy. In this hands-on class Chef Jessica will show you how to freshen up your party with innovative and healthful summer dishes perfect for your next outdoor party.

Menu: ... more details

Register$45.00

BBQ Festival

Thursday, June 11, 2015
Despite its many styles, everyone knows barbecue is king in the South. Join us for a two-week celebration of this culinary art form and enjoy in-store demonstrations and samplings, barbecue in the deli, and tastings from the widest selection of sauces available anywhere.

BBQ Festival

Thursday, June 11, 2015
Despite its many styles, everyone knows barbecue is king in the South. Join us for a two-week celebration of this culinary art form and enjoy in-store demonstrations and samplings, barbecue in the deli, and tastings from the widest selection of sauces available anywhere.

BBQ Festival

Thursday, June 11, 2015
Despite its many styles, everyone knows barbecue is king in the South. Join us for a two-week celebration of this culinary art form and enjoy in-store demonstrations and samplings, barbecue in the deli, and tastings from the widest selection of sauces available anywhere.

BBQ Festival

Thursday, June 11, 2015
Despite its many styles, everyone knows barbecue is king in the South. Join us for a two-week celebration of this culinary art form and enjoy in-store demonstrations, samplings, and tastings from the widest selection of sauces available anywhere.

Learn at Lunch: Weeknight Pasta

Thursday, June 11, 2015 at 12:00pm

demonstration

Chef: Marilyn Markel

Any night is a good night for pasta and in this one-hour class the cooking school staff will teach you how to make a delicious homemade meal. The staff will guide you through shortcuts and show you some new and unusual pastas.

Menu: ... more details

Register$25.00

Free Beer Tasting: Fullsteam Brewery

Thursday, June 11, 2015 at 4:00pm
Fullsteam Brewery is located in Durham and incorporates Southern ingredients and agricultural heritage into their brews with a "plow-to-pint" philosophy. Join us in the Wine and Beer Department on Thursday, June 11 from 4-6 p.m., where Laura from Fullsteam will be sampling a selection of their wildly popular ... more details

Thursdays Uncorked: Australia and New Zealand

Thursday, June 11, 2015 at 4:30pm
Start your world traveling without leaving Southern Season! We’ll begin our journey in lands down under where some excellent wines are produced!
Register$15.00

Women's Culinary Wellness

Thursday, June 11, 2015 at 6:00pm

demonstration

Chef: Robert Ramsey

Come and learn techniques for using natural whole food sources that maximize flavor and nutritional value with the “Zen Master of fresh ingredients,” Chef Ramsey. Learn about folate, iron, vitamin D, calcium and more.

Menu: “Wonder Woman’s” Iron Green Smoothie; Barbecued Salmon with ... more details

Register$40.00

Italian

Thursday, June 11, 2015 at 6:00pm

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Chef: Yvonne Hoffman

Chef Yvonne Hoffman went to school in the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy. Join her as she discuses and shares the food and culture of this region including, of course, such favorites as Prosciutto, Balsamic vinegar, Parmesan cheese, and many others.

Menu: Bianco Pizza ... more details

Register$40.00

BBQ Festival

Friday, June 12, 2015
Despite its many styles, everyone knows barbecue is king in the South. Join us for a two-week celebration of this culinary art form and enjoy in-store demonstrations and samplings, barbecue in the deli, and tastings from the widest selection of sauces available anywhere.

BBQ Festival

Friday, June 12, 2015
Despite its many styles, everyone knows barbecue is king in the South. Join us for a two-week celebration of this culinary art form and enjoy in-store demonstrations and samplings, barbecue in the deli, and tastings from the widest selection of sauces available anywhere.

BBQ Festival

Friday, June 12, 2015
Despite its many styles, everyone knows barbecue is king in the South. Join us for a two-week celebration of this culinary art form and enjoy in-store demonstrations and samplings, barbecue in the deli, and tastings from the widest selection of sauces available anywhere.

BBQ Festival

Friday, June 12, 2015
Despite its many styles, everyone knows barbecue is king in the South. Join us for a two-week celebration of this culinary art form and enjoy in-store demonstrations, samplings, and tastings from the widest selection of sauces available anywhere.

Learn at Lunch: Brunch Made Easy

Friday, June 12, 2015 at 12:00pm

demonstration

Chef: Lisa Piper from the Small Street B&B

Located in Pittsboro, N.C., Small Street B&B Cafe serves breakfast and lunch using all the farmers and seasonal ingredients they can to make a fresh and changing menu every day. You’ll learn some of their secrets to ... more details

Register$30.00

Beer Tasting with Freedom Beverage Company

Friday, June 12, 2015 at 4:00pm
Join Freedom Beverage Company in the Wine and Beer Department Friday,June 12 from 4 to 6 p.m. as they sample some of their best brews.
Free Event

Fridays Uncorked: Australia and New Zealand

Friday, June 12, 2015 at 5:00pm
Start your world traveling without leaving Southern Season! We’ll begin our journey in lands down under where some excellent wines are produced
Register$15.00

Fridays Uncorked: Australia and New Zealand

Friday, June 12, 2015 at 5:00pm
Start your world traveling without leaving Southern Season! We’ll begin our journey in lands down under where some excellent wines are produced.
Register$15.00

Contemporary Cast-Iron Cooking

Friday, June 12, 2015 at 6:00pm

demonstration

Chef: Halley Connell

A good cast iron skillet is a treasured family heirloom passed down for generations. Seasoned properly they can be used to cook just about anything. In this class, an ode to the iron skillet, you’ll learn about cleaning and seasoning as well ... more details

Register$35.00

BBQ Festival

Saturday, June 13, 2015
Despite its many styles, everyone knows barbecue is king in the South. Join us for a two-week celebration of this culinary art form and enjoy in-store demonstrations and samplings, barbecue in the deli, and tastings from the widest selection of sauces available anywhere.

BBQ Festival

Saturday, June 13, 2015
Despite its many styles, everyone knows barbecue is king in the South. Join us for a two-week celebration of this culinary art form and enjoy in-store demonstrations and samplings, barbecue in the deli, and tastings from the widest selection of sauces available anywhere.

BBQ Festival

Saturday, June 13, 2015
Despite its many styles, everyone knows barbecue is king in the South. Join us for a two-week celebration of this culinary art form and enjoy in-store demonstrations, samplings, and tastings from the widest selection of sauces available anywhere.

BBQ Festival

Saturday, June 13, 2015
Despite its many styles, everyone knows barbecue is king in the South. Join us for a two-week celebration of this culinary art form and enjoy in-store demonstrations and samplings, barbecue in the deli, and tastings from the widest selection of sauces available anywhere.

Knife Sharpening

Saturday, June 13, 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: Terrarium Building

Saturday, June 13, 2015 at 10:00am
In this class we will go over the care of basic terrariums. We will show the different styles of terrariums, the different types of plants, and enhancements to make your terrariums unique. Class participants will have the chance to get their hands dirty and build their own unique ... more details
Register$60.00

Beer Tasting with Three Brothers Brewery

Saturday, June 13, 2015 at 11:00am
Join Three Brothers Brewery for a beer tasting Saturday, June 13 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Free Event

Wine Tasting with CHL Distributing

Saturday, June 13, 2015 at 11:00am
Join us in the wine department for a complimentary wine tasting with CHL Distributing on Saturday, June 13 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Free Event

The New Southern Table: Flavorful, Local, and Good For You!

Saturday, June 13, 2015 at 1:00pm

demonstration

Chef: Lee Newlin

New Southern cuisine is light and healthy, ditching the deep-fried,sugar laden and heavy stuff. Incorporating the freshest organic produce, Lee creates a new take on traditional recipes using smart seasonings and healthful ingredients. All of the recipes will highlight a healthier twist ... more details

Register$45.00

Wine Tasting with Empire Distributors

Saturday, June 13, 2015 at 1:00pm
Join us in the wine department on Saturday, June 13 from 1 to 4 p.m. for a complimentary wine tasting with Empire Distributors.
Free Event

Vietnamese Street Food

Saturday, June 13, 2015 at 3:00pm

demonstration

Chef: Minh Coli

A native of Vietnam, Minh Coli came the United States as a child and grew up in California. During a long career in the fashion industry, she traveled and experienced the foods of the world. This encouraged her to cook and after ... more details

Register$45.00

I Scream for Ice Cream

Saturday, June 13, 2015 at 4:00pm

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Chef: Nicole Marriner

Ready to beat the heat this summer? No better way than with ice cream! Come cool off with us and learn to make several new and refreshing flavors of ice cream.

Menu: Strawberry Rhubarb Buttermilk Ice Cream; Rosemary, Honey, and Lemon Frozen Yogurt; ... more details

Register$35.00

BBQ Festival

Sunday, June 14, 2015
Despite its many styles, everyone knows barbecue is king in the South. Join us for a two-week celebration of this culinary art form and enjoy in-store demonstrations and samplings, barbecue in the deli, and tastings from the widest selection of sauces available anywhere.

BBQ Festival

Sunday, June 14, 2015
Despite its many styles, everyone knows barbecue is king in the South. Join us for a two-week celebration of this culinary art form and enjoy in-store demonstrations and samplings, barbecue in the deli, and tastings from the widest selection of sauces available anywhere.

BBQ Festival

Sunday, June 14, 2015
Despite its many styles, everyone knows barbecue is king in the South. Join us for a two-week celebration of this culinary art form and enjoy in-store demonstrations and samplings, barbecue in the deli, and tastings from the widest selection of sauces available anywhere.

BBQ Festival

Sunday, June 14, 2015
Despite its many styles, everyone knows barbecue is king in the South. Join us for a two-week celebration of this culinary art form and enjoy in-store demonstrations, samplings, and tastings from the widest selection of sauces available anywhere.

Wine Tasting with Country Vintner

Sunday, June 14, 2015 at 12:00pm
Join us in the wine department for a complimentary wine tasting with Country Vintner on Saturday, June 13 from 12-3 p.m.
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Johnson Brothers

Sunday, June 14, 2015 at 12:00pm
Join us in the wine department on Sunday, June 14 from 12 to 3 p.m. for a complimentary wine tasting with Johnson Brothers.
Free Event

Food Photography

Sunday, June 14, 2015 at 1:00pm

demonstration

Chef: Jonathan Boncek

Whether to remember a favorite meal or try to replicate one at home, it seems like everyone enjoys taking pictures of their food these days. Why not learn to do it like a pro? In this class, Jonathan will use his camera ... more details

Register$35.00

Creole Soul Picnic

Sunday, June 14, 2015 at 2:00pm

demonstration

Chef: Mel Melton

In New Orleans and the bayou country, the summers are sweltering. On Sunday afternoons back before AC came along,many families and friends headed to the lake, beach or riverbank to catch a breeze, fish, and enjoy the summer bounty of food.This menu ... more details

Register$45.00

Beer and Cheese

Sunday, June 14, 2015 at 2:00pm

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Chef: Dany Schutte

Get ready for summertime! Join Certified Cheese Professional and Southern Season Cheese Buyer for a look at some of the seasonal offerings of craft beer paired with cheese. We will also delve into some of the other accompaniments that round out those gatherings ... more details

Register$35.00

BBQ Festival

Monday, June 15, 2015
Despite its many styles, everyone knows barbecue is king in the South. Join us for a two-week celebration of this culinary art form and enjoy in-store demonstrations, samplings, and tastings from the widest selection of sauces available anywhere.

School’s Out For Summer

Monday, June 15, 2015 at 10:00am

kids

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Twelve kids, ages 9-12, will have the opportunity to travel the world “culinary style” with our staff chefs in this special weeklong adventure camp. From Italy they will go to Mexico, then tour the Southern U.S, France and Asia. This is ... 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.

Ramen Noodles

Monday, June 15, 2015 at 5:00pm

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Chef: Susan Hearn

If you are thinking of the dried ramen noodles from the package,think again! Join Chef Susan Hearn to learn how to make homemade ramen noodles and then use them in several delicious and versatile recipes.

Menu: Asian Crunchy Slaw with Toasted Almonds 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.

Vegetable Heaven

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at 6:00pm

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Chef: Brendan Cox – Oakleaf

Acclaimed chef Brendon, from Oakleaf in Pittsboro, N.C., is an expert at serving creative seasonal cuisine. Join him on this trip to his “Vegetable Heaven” made delicious and entertaining with his skill as a chef, educator and storyteller.

Menu: Fresh Mozzarella, ... 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.

Fun with Phyllo

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at 6:00pm

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Chef: Cooking School Staff

Phyllo dough is a freezer-friendly culinary creation that instantly elevates a meal from average to elegant. While we certainly would not recommend canned biscuits or pre-made pie shells over homemade, frozen phyllo dough is hard to top. Allow the Cooking School ... more details

Register$45.00

Enticing Southern Vegan

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at 6:00pm

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Chef: Jessica O’Neal

Southern flavors meet vegan sensibility with help from South Carolina farm girl and chef Jessica. In this class, you will learn tricks to remaking classic Southern dishes without meat or dairy. You’ll be surprised how these traditional favorites can be reinvented without ... more details

Register$30.00

Puff Pastry

Wednesday, June 17, 2015 at 6:00pm

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Chef: Morgan Botwinick

Puff pastry is easier than you think and you can use it to create numerous dishes, both sweet and savory. In this hands-on class Chef Morgan Botwinick will teach you to make your own light and fluffy puff pastry and show techniques ... more details

Register$40.00

Beer Basics

Wednesday, June 17, 2015 at 6:00pm

demonstration

Chef: Kathlene Revie

Do you want to learn about classic beer styles and the food that pair best as well as gain an understanding of the basic beer geek-speak, such as fermentation and bottle conditioning?Join Kathlene, Wine Department staff member and beer aficionado for this ... more details

Register$45.00

The Art of Blending

Wednesday, June 17, 2015 at 6:00pm
Register$50.00

Wine Tasting with Ararat Imports

Thursday, June 18, 2015 at 1:00pm
Join us in the wine department on Thursday, June 18 from 4 to 6 p.m. for a free wine tasting with Ararat Imports.
Free Event

Thursdays Uncorked: Father’s Day

Thursday, June 18, 2015 at 4:30pm
What better way to honor dad than with some fantastic cocktails, beers and aperitifs (wine and beer based!).
Register$15.00

Wine Dinner: Taste of North Caolina

Thursday, June 18, 2015 at 6:00pm

demonstration

Caitlin Burke and Elizabeth Cooper

Early summer in the South brings a bounty of wonderful weather and foods. Join Cooking School Instructor Caitlin Burke and Wine Manager, Elizabeth Cooper, for this celebration of early summer in the North Carolina and learn to create a ... more details

Register$40.00

Just For Dad: Beer, Bourbon and BBQ

Thursday, June 18, 2015 at 6:00pm

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Chef: Kendra Bailey Morris

Want to impress Dad (or anyone else) on Father’s Day? Come learn to make this fabulous dinner that incorporates the kinds of things many Dads love. Better yet, bring Dad along and share the class with him as a gift!

Menu: Beef ... more details

Register$45.00

Learn At Lunch: Summer Porch Suppers

Friday, June 19, 2015 at 12:00pm

demonstration

Chef: Susan Hearn

Are you dreaming of a summer porch supper with friends and family? Join Chef Susan Hearn in a one-hour class for this new and delicious approach to a southern summer pleasure.

Menu: Chunky Tomato and Fruit Gazpacho; Simple Green Salad with Cucumber Herb ... more details

Register$30.00

Bread Revolution: Sprouted Grain Flour Breadsare the Next Frontier

Friday, June 19, 2015 at 1:00pm

demonstration

Chef: Peter Reinhart

frontier in baking, partly because it is the most nutritious form of whole grain but, even more importantly, because it tastes better than any other version of whole grain bread. It fulfills what Reinhart calls the “Baker’s Mission,” by evoking the full ... more details

Register$50.00

Gizmo Brew Works Beer Tasting

Friday, June 19, 2015 at 4:00pm
Come join Bryan from Raleigh's Gizmo Brew Works from 4 to 6 p.m. as he discusses and pours samples of their fabulous local brews - now available in 22oz bombers!
Free Event

Fridays Uncorked: Father’s Day

Friday, June 19, 2015 at 5:00pm
What better way to honor dad than with some fantastic cocktails, beers and aperitifs (wine and beer based!).
Register$15.00

Fridays Uncorked: Father’s Day

Friday, June 19, 2015 at 5:00pm
What better way to honor dad than with some fantastic cocktails, beers and aperitifs (wine and beer based!).
Register$15.00

Five Easy Pastas

Friday, June 19, 2015 at 6:00pm

demonstration

Chef: Celia Cerasoli

Anyone can master Italian cooking with Chef Celia’s expert instruction. In this class she will teach you how to prepare five deceptively easy pasta dishes for your family and friends.

Menu: Pasta Te Adoro (with Artichokes and Capers); Rigatoni Gorgonzola (a favorite from ... more details

Register$40.00

Lemuel Butler of Counter Culture Coffee

Saturday, June 20, 2015 at 10:00am

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Chef: Lemuel Butler of Counter Culture Coffee

Join Lemuel Butler of Counter Culture Coffee to explore the relationship between coffee processing, coffee roasting and coffee extraction, but more importantly how to make coffee taste great.During the class you will have the chance to learn about ... more details

Register$35.00

Wine Tasting with Ocean South Importers

Saturday, June 20, 2015 at 11:00am
Join Darrin Todloski of Ocean South Importers for a complimentary wine tasting Saturday, June 20 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Free Event

Lowcountry Brunch

Saturday, June 20, 2015 at 11:00am

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Chef: Halley Connell

There’s no better way to start a weekend morning than with a delicious brunch. In this class Chef Halley will show you how to put a Lowcountry spin on this meal and create a menu that is perfect for entertaining.

Menu: Avocado, ... more details

Register$35.00

Wine Tasting with Grapevine Distributors

Saturday, June 20, 2015 at 12:00pm
Join us in the Wine and Beer department Sunday, June 20 from 12 to 3 p.m.. for a complimentary wine tasting with Grapevine Distributors.
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Mims Distributing

Saturday, June 20, 2015 at 1:00pm
Join us in the wine department on Saturday, June 20 from 1 to 4 p.m. for a complimentary wine tasting with Mims Distributing Co.
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Elite Wines

Saturday, June 20, 2015 at 1:00pm
Join us in the wine department for a complimentary wine tasting with Elite Wines on Saturday, June 20 from 1 to 4 p.m.
Free Event

Cookbook Signing: Peter Reinhart

Saturday, June 20, 2015 at 4:00pm
Sprouted flour is, according to Peter Reinhart, the next big frontier in baking, partly because it is the most nutritious form of whole grain but, even more importantly, because it tastes better than any other version of whole grain bread. It fulfills what Reinhart calls the "Baker's Mission," by evoking ... more details

Celebrate Father’s Day with an Australian Barbecue

Saturday, June 20, 2015 at 4:00pm

demonstration

Chef: Cooking School Staff

When it comes to grilling prowess, Australians can rival anyone. In this class we’ll go down under for a look into a traditional Australian-style barbecue and we’ll talk about some of the creative things being done by today’s top Australian chefs.

Menu: ... more details

Register$40.00

Food of México: Hip Tacos Part II

Saturday, June 20, 2015 at 5:00pm

demonstration

Chef: Marcelo Villasuso

The success in a taco is not to fill it with “cliche” Mexican ingredients, it is about finding the right balance between vegetables, fruits and proteins respecting their own textures and flavors. The mouth-watering salsa used and the quality of the tortilla ... more details

Register$40.00

Sunshine, Citrus, and Seafood

Monday, June 22, 2015 at 5:00pm

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Chef: Emily Kimbrough

We all know summer seafood is fantastic but do you know what compliments it perfectly? Citrus! In this hands-on class Chef Emily will show you how to marry the bounty of Lowcountry waters with different types of citrus and create perfect light, ... more details

Register$45.00

Main Dish Salads

Monday, June 22, 2015 at 6:00pm

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Chef: Ellen Clevenger-Firley

As the weather gets warmer a fresh crisp dinner salad can be the answer for a weeknight meal or easy entertaining. Join Cooking School Manager Ellen Clevenger-Firley for some new ideas to keep your dinner fresh and healthy

Menu: Salad Nicoise with Seared ... more details

Register$40.00

Chinese Cookery

Monday, June 22, 2015 at 6:00pm

demonstration

Chef: Shiu-min Block

Born in China, Shiu-min has cooked professionally in the U.S. for over three decades in New York, Connecticut and most recently Richmond. Her long culinary career has included everything from teaching classes at Culinary Arts to running a successful catering company, but ... more details

Register$45.00

A Taste of Ecuador

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at 6:00pm

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Chef: Devany Vickery-Davidson

Come explore new lands with Chef Devany! Ecuador is an amazing country that produces extremely diverse foods. The cuisine boasts many unique dishes that can vary greatly depending on whether you are in the mountains or at sea level. This class happens ... more details

Register$35.00

Fresh, Local and In-Season

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at 6:00pm

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Chef: Kendra Bailey Morris

Richmond chef and cookbook author Kendra Bailey Morris will lead you on an expedition to scour the farmers’ market and find the freshest local produce, meats and dairy, then show you how to create a special menu featuring Virginia’s Finest.

Menu: TBA, ... more details

Register$45.00

Terrapin Cove Fish Camp Dinner

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at 6:00pm

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Chef: Lucindy Willis

For this class, popular Chef Lucindy returns to her Louisiana roots with a down-home catfish fry and all the fixin’s. Learn three seafood sauces, the art of light and fluffy hush puppies,and of course, tips on frying catfish, as well as ... more details

Register$45.00

Easy Asian Class

Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at 5:00pm

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Chef: Cooking School Staff

Join us and you’ll be cooking Asian food like a pro in no time! This delicious cuisine is fun and easy to make and its exotic flavors are delicious for any meal.

Menu: Vegetable Summer Rolls with Dipping Sauce; Pulled Pork Pad ... more details

Register$45.00

Tasting with Tryon Distributing

Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at 5:30pm
Join us in the wine department on Wednesday, June 24 from 5:30-7 p.m. for a complimentary wine tasting with Tryon Distributing.
Free Event

Art of Blending

Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at 6:00pm

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Jason Tesauro, Barboursville Vineyards

Instead of just tasting great wine, why not try to make your own? In this class you’ll get to see a little of what it’s like to be an actual winemaker. Sommelier Jason from Barboursville Vineyards, Virginia’s most honored winery, brings ... more details

Register$50.00

Soufflés

Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at 6:00pm

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Chef: Morgan Botwinick

After training at the International Culinary Center in New York City, Morgan began her professional culinary career as an assistant pastry chef at the Jefferson Hotel. In 2012, she started Sugar Baking Co., a purveyor of fromscratch baked goods, selling at various ... more details

Register$40.00

Big Boss Brewing Beer Tasting

Thursday, June 25, 2015 at 4:00pm
Raleigh's Big Boss Brewing Company produced their first batch in 2006. Come join Meghan on Thursday, June 25 from 4 to 6 p.m. as she pours samples and discusses brews from their range and find out why they are the Big Boss of the local beer scene.

Thursdays Uncorked: Old World, New World

Thursday, June 25, 2015 at 4:30pm
Old world wines are from the traditional wine-growing areas of Europe and the Middle East while new world wines consist of those from places including Argentina, Australia, Chile, New Zealand, South Africa and the United States. Compare, contrast and learn what makes the two worlds differ and shine in their ... more details
Register$15.00

The Art of Blending

Thursday, June 25, 2015 at 6:00pm

Chef: Jason Tesauro

your own? In this class you’ll get to see a little of what it’s like to be an actual winemaker. Sommelier Jason Tesauro from Barboursville Vineyards, Virginia’s most honored winery, brings his laboratory to class to let attendees blend, bottle and imbibe their ... more details

Register$50.00

Cool Dishes for Hot Summer Days

Thursday, June 25, 2015 at 6:00pm

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Chef: Sheri Castle

Beat the heat with some refreshing and fun culinary creations.Join popular chef and cookbook author Sheri Castle as she teaches some perfect recipes for summer that use the best of what the season has to offer.

Menu: Goat Cheese Panna Cotta with ... more details

Register$50.00

Fridays Uncorked: Old World, New World

Friday, June 26, 2015 at 5:00pm
Old world wines are from the traditional wine-growing areas of Europe and the Middle East while new world wines consist of those from places including Argentina, Australia, Chile, New Zealand, South Africa and the United States. Compare, contrast and learn what makes the two worlds differ and shine in their ... more details
Register$15.00

Fridays Uncorked: Old World, New World

Friday, June 26, 2015 at 5:00pm
Old world wines are from the traditional wine-growing areas of Europe and the Middle East while new world wines consist of those from places including Argentina, Australia, Chile, New Zealand, South Africa and the United States. Compare, contrast and learn what makes the two worlds differ and shine in their ... more details
Register$15.00

Wine Tasting with The Country Vintner

Saturday, June 27, 2015 at 11:00am
Join us in the wine department on Saturday, June 27 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. for a complimentary wine tasting with the Country Vintner.
Free Event

Shop the Market

Saturday, June 27, 2015 at 11:00am

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Chef: Caitlin Burke

Summer farmers’ markets are a celebration of the senses—the aromas, the colors, the flavors… the list goes on and on. Instructor Caitlin Burke will guide you through an adventure to the famers’ market where you will purchase fresh summer produce for ... more details

Register$45.00

Wine Tasting with Williams Corner Selections

Saturday, June 27, 2015 at 11:00am
Join Mel of Williams Corner Selections for a wine a tasting Saturday, June 27 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Empire Distributors

Saturday, June 27, 2015 at 12:00pm
Join us in the wine department on Saturday, June 27 from 12 to 3 p.m. for a complimentary wine tasting with Empire Distributors.
Free Event

Bread Revolution: Sprouted Grain Flour Breads are the Next Frontier

Saturday, June 27, 2015 at 1:00pm

demonstration

Chef: Peter Reinhart

Sprouted flour is, according to Peter, the next big frontier in baking, partly because it is the most nutritious form of whole grain but, even more importantly, because it tastes better than any other version of whole grain bread. It fulfills what ... more details

Register$50.00

Wine Tasting with Mims Distributing

Saturday, June 27, 2015 at 1:00pm
Join us in the wine department on Saturday, June 27 from 1 to 4 p.m. for a complimentary wine tasting with Mims Distributing Co.
Free Event

Cookbook Signing: Peter Reinhart

Saturday, June 27, 2015 at 4:00pm
Sprouted flour is, according to Peter Reinhart, the next big frontier in baking, partly because it is the most nutritious form of whole grain but, even more importantly, because it tastes better than any other version of whole grain bread. It fulfills what Reinhart calls the "Baker's Mission," by evoking ... more details

Spatchcocked Grilling

Saturday, June 27, 2015 at 5:00pm

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Chef: Susan Hearn

Spatc hcocked grilling is when poultry or game has been prepared for grilling by removing the backbone of the bird and flattening out before cooking. Join Chef Susan Hearn in this hands-on class to learn about this new method of preparing your ... 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.

Peppers & Potatoes: The New World’s Gift to Europe

Saturday, June 27, 2015 at 6:00pm

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Chef: John Maxwell

John Maxwell, Certified Executive Chef, Certified Culinary Educator, member of the American Academy of Chefs and television cooking show host is one of Richmond’s highest profile chefs and his popular classes are always highly informative. In this class you’ll learn how two ... more details

Register$45.00

Wine Tasting with Williams Corner Selections

Sunday, June 28, 2015 at 11:00am
Join us in the wine department for a complimentary wine tasting with Williams Corner Selections on Sunday, June 28 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Sour Grapes

Sunday, June 28, 2015 at 12:00pm
Join us in the wine department on Sunday, June 28 from 12 to 3 p.m. for a complimentary wine tasting with Sour Grapes.
Free Event

Knife Skills

Sunday, June 28, 2015 at 12:00pm

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Chef: 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 knife skills, a snack will be served. Feel free ... more details

Register$50.00

Wine Tasting with Epic Wine and Spirits

Sunday, June 28, 2015 at 1:00pm
Join us in the wine department on Sunday, June 28 from 1 to 4 p.m. for a complimentary tasting with Epic Wine and Spirits.
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.

Harry Potter Luncheon

Sunday, June 28, 2015 at 2:00pm

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Chef: Gwen Cummings Maller

Head to Platform 9 3/4 and get ready to spend the afternoon at Hogwarts! Feel free to wear your robes and bring your wands. We’ll be eating and drinking like Harry, Ron and Hermione and cooking like House-Elves! Join Chef ... 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.

Southern Italian

Sunday, June 28, 2015 at 4:00pm

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Chef: Nicole Marriner

Busy Chef Nicole finds culinary inspiration from both her South Carolina upbringing and her Italian mother. In this class she will show you how to put a twist on classic Italian fare using local, Southern ingredients

Menu: Burrata, Peach Chutney, and Country Ham ... more details

Register$35.00

Easy Glamorous Summer Dining

Monday, June 29, 2015 at 5:00pm

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Chef: Susan Hearn

In the summertime, living and eating outside is easy. Join Chef Susan Hearn for this summertime approach to outdoor entertaining and dining. In this hands-on class you’ll try new recipes to impress your friends and family next time you entertain.

Menu: Cucumber Wrapped ... 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.

BBQ, Marinades, Brines…Oh My!

Monday, June 29, 2015 at 6:00pm

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Chef: Mike Ledesma

Acclaimed chef and instructor Mike Ledesma, from Richmond’s Patina restaurant, is back to teach perfect dishes for summertime grilling. You’ll learn to master marinades and barbecuing as well as create delicious desserts.

Menu: Huli Huli Chicken; Ribs; Pork BBQ ; Apple Phyllo Strudel ... more details

Register$45.00

Learn at Lunch: Summertime Salads

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at 12:00pm

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Chef: Nicole Marriner

Gardens and farmers’ markets are full of fresh produce so when better to create fresh and delicious salads? In this one-hour class, Chef Nicole will lead you on an adventure that will have you creating salads you never imagined.

Menu: Shaved Asparagus ... more details

Register$25.00

Blitz Puff Pastry

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at 6:00pm

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Chef: Mary Lynn Gramp

Owner of The Cake Stylist of Richmond, Mary Lynn Gramp graduated from culinary school with a degree in Baking and Pastry Arts and interned with world-renowned cake designer Maggie Austin of Maggie Austin Cake. There she perfected the art of sugar ... more details

Register$35.00

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

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: 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
Register$150.00

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

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

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