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1 DAY UNTIL OUR GRAND OPENING CELEBRATION!

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Southern Season is thrilled to be opening its doors to beautiful Richmond, VA! Southern Season is a food-lovers paradise; offering a culinary marketplace, cooking school, and award-winning restaurant at one convenient destination. Join us for our Official Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Thursday, July 31st at 8:30 ... more details

Charleston Culinary Tour on the Lowcountry Loop Trolley

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at 9:30am

Hop on Lowcountry Loop Trolley's vintage-styled trolley and enjoy all the beautiful sights that Mount Pleasant has to offer! Every Wednesday morning at 9:30, Southern Season will partner with Lowcountry Loop Trolley to provide guests with an unforgettable culinary sightseeing experience!

This 4-hour culinary experience includes:

Free Beer Tasting: Tryon Distributors

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at 5:30pm

Join us in the Wine and Beer Department on Wednesday, July 30th between 5:30-7:00 p.m. for a complementary beer tasting. Joseph from Tryon Distributing will be joining us to sample some of their best craft beers.

This is a free event; no purchase or registration is required.

Featured Beers will ... more details

CLASS: Glorious Foods of Greece

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at 6:00pm

Chef: Lisa Moore and Nicole Marriner

Forever fresh and slightly salted, Greek food is a favorite among many Americans. So if you inhale hummus by the pound or have an unabashed adoration for olives, have a hands-on experience and give the glorious foods of Greece a try.

Menu: Hummus; Tapenade; Grilled ... more details

Register$45.00

Southern Season Grand Opening Celebration!

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Southern Season is thrilled to open its doors to beautiful Richmond, VA! Southern Season is a food-lovers paradise; offering a culinary marketplace, cooking school, and award-winning restaurant at one convenient destination. Join us for our Official Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Thursday, July 31st at 8:30 a.m. and be ... more details

Free Event

Southern Season Loves Richmond

Thursday, July 31, 2014
To kick off our month-long Grand Opening Celebration, we are focusing on what makes Richmond a food lover's paradise! Come meet our vendors, taste unique products, and experience this epicurean destination. Discover delicious delicacies from local Virginia artisans like Montebello Kitchens, José Andrés Think Food Group, Peanut Shop of Williamsburg, ... more details
Free Event

Linda's Garden Herbal Seasonings

Thursday, July 31, 2014 at 10:00am
Linda's Garden is joining us to celebrate the Grand Opening of Southern Season Richmond! Meet the artisans behind their all-natural, herbal spice blends and experience the difference for yourself. Linda's Garden prides itself on delivering a savory and bold flavor experience with no sugar, no salt, no MSG, ... more details

Virginia Diner Peanuts

Thursday, July 31, 2014 at 10:00am

The Virginia Diner, located in Wakefield, Va., has been a refuge for folks who like down-home cooking ever since Mrs. D'Earcy Davis served hot biscuits and vegetable soup to hungry customers way back in 1929. In those days the little diner was a refurbished railroad car. As business grew so ... more details

Tasting with Balsamo's Family Kitchen

Thursday, July 31, 2014 at 10:00am
Balsamo's Family Kitchen will be joining us to kick off the Grand Opening of our Richmond store. Join us at the tasting station between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. to taste this family tradition. Balsamo's Family Kitchen is committed to producing the highest quality dressings. Their dressings are mixed ... more details

Tasting with Counter Culture Coffee

Thursday, July 31, 2014 at 10:00am

Southern Season offers a huge selection of Premium, Fair Trade, Organic, and Artisan Roasted coffees. Join us on Thursday, July 31st between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. for a coffee cupping with Counter Culture Coffee Roasters.

Located in Durham, NC, Counter Culture Coffee is dedicated to finding and bringing to market ... more details

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J&W Farms Apple Cider Mustard Tasting

Thursday, July 31, 2014 at 10:00am
John and Wendy Venskoske from J&W Farms in Winchester, Virginia, will be coming in to share their apple cider mustard on Thursday, July 31 from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. The couple has built on their rich background in agriculture to create a light, spicy blend of quality Dijon & ... more details

Tasting with Millcroft Farms

Thursday, July 31, 2014 at 10:00am
Millcroft Farms Company, in Stanley, Virginia, uses only the freshest in-season fruits and juices to make a variety of jams, preserves, sauces, and syrups the old-fashioned way with original recipes dating to the early 1900′s. Perhaps the company’s most famous product is its delicious apple candy. Filled with real fruit-sugars ... more details

Tasting with Montebello Kitchens

Thursday, July 31, 2014 at 10:00am
Montebello Kitchens is a family-owned specialty food company that produces artisan foods and carries the Virginia's Finest trademark distinction of quality. They make their products by hand in small batches, and use techniques that honor Virginia traditions and heritage. Come meet the family and experience the comfort of ... more details

Peanut Shop of Williamsburg Tasting

Thursday, July 31, 2014 at 10:00am
Join us for a tasting from the Peanut Shop of Williamsburg Thursday, July 31st 10 am - 6 pm. Handcooked in small batches, distinctively unique, and always great tasting. Virginia Peanuts are one of 4 types of peanuts grown in the U.S. - primarily in Virginia and the Carolinas - and ... more details

Be a Health Warrior with Chia

Thursday, July 31, 2014 at 10:00am
Did you know that Chia is one of the most nutrient-dense foods on the planet? Health Warrior joins us for our Richmond Grand Opening to share the story of the tiny seed behind a giant movement. Learn about the health benefits of Chia and try some of the most innovative ... more details
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CLASS: Kids in the Kitchen: Eating in Mexico

Thursday, July 31, 2014 at 11:00am

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Learn how to make authentic Mexican food! The Cooking School Staff is turning the kitchen into a hands-on classroom to celebrate the exciting flavors of Mexico. Your children will learn to make fresh Mexican food with recipes that are kid-friendly and ingredients ... more details

Register$30.00

Meet the Artisan: Tonya's Cookies

Thursday, July 31, 2014 at 11:00am
Tonya council grew up watching her grandmother create masterpieces in the kitchen. Trying to find her own niche in such a large and talented family,along the way she came up with a cookie recipe that would taste like her grandmother's mouth watering pecan pies. Join us at the Tasting Station on ... more details

Tasting with Grey Ghost Bakery

Thursday, July 31, 2014 at 12:00pm
For three days, Thursday, July 31 through Saturday, August 2, from 12 p.m. – 6 p.m., Manning Frankstone, co-owner of Grey Ghost Bakery, and son Harper will be leading a tasting of their range of cookies. Like the ghost tales of the Carolina Lowcountry, Grey Ghost Bakery’s legendary recipes have ... more details
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Wine Tasting With The Robins Cellars

Thursday, July 31, 2014 at 2:00pm
Join us in the Wine Department on Thursday, July 31st between 2-5 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting. Brian Moore will be joining us from The Robins Cellars to share his wine expertise along with tastings of select wines from The Robins Cellars' portfolio. This is a free event. No purchase ... more details
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Thursdays Uncorked: Wines of Argentina

Thursday, July 31, 2014 at 5:00pm
Our minds gravitate towards Malbec when we think Argentine wine, yet Argentina boasts a wealth of natural resources and areas of great scenic beauty, imparting vast and varied offerings. From glaciers and mountaintops to deserts and forests, come try the wines produced in Argentine soil. Tickets: $15 Stop by any time from ... more details

CLASS: Wine and Fruit

Thursday, July 31, 2014 at 6:00pm

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Chef: Caitlin Burke and Elizabeth Cooper

Warning: this class is not about cheap sangria with floating fruit. Wine Director Elizabeth Cooper and Cooking School Instructor Caitlin Burke teach you to pair sweet summer fruit with a wide selection of wine. While you often associate whites ... more details

Register$40.00

Southern Season Loves Richmond

Friday, August 1, 2014
To kick off our month-long Grand Opening Celebration, we are focusing on what makes Richmond a food lover's paradise! Come meet our vendors, taste unique products, and experience this epicurean destination. Discover delicious delicacies from local Virginia artisans like Montebello Kitchens, José Andrés Think Food Group, Peanut Shop of Williamsburg, ... more details
Free Event

Tasting with Blanchard's Coffee Roasting Company

Friday, August 1, 2014 at 10:00am
Southern Season offers a huge selection of Premium, Fair Trade, Organic, and Artisan Roasted coffees. Join us on Saturday, August 1st between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. for a coffee cupping with Blanchard's Coffee Roasting company. Located right here in Richmond, VA, Blanchard’s Coffee Co. is devoted to roasting the ... more details
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Be a Health Warrior with Chia

Friday, August 1, 2014 at 10:00am
Did you know that Chia is one of the most nutrient-dense foods on the planet? Health Warrior joins us for our Richmond Grand Opening to share the story of the tiny seed behind a giant movement. Learn about the health benefits of Chia and try some of the most innovative ... more details

Tasting with Falling Bark Farms

Friday, August 1, 2014 at 10:00am
Wildwood's All Natural Hickory Syrups are amazingly versatile and can be used for everything from grilling glazes, marinades, and sauces, to the traditional breakfast applications. Produced by Falling Bark Farm in Berryville, Virginia, these small-batch syrups are made from the naturally shed bark of the shagbark hickory trees in Virginia ... more details

Plantation Peanuts Tasting

Friday, August 1, 2014 at 10:00am
At Plantation Peanuts in Wakefield, Virginia, gourmet peanuts are roasted by hand and in small batches to maintain the quality and consistency of a family recipe. For over 30 years, delighted gift recipients have been reordering for themselves as well as sending peanut gifts to others. For ten days, Edwin ... more details

Chocolate Tasting with Charbonnel et Walker

Friday, August 1, 2014 at 10:00am
Founded in 1875, Charbonnel et Walker is one of Britain’s earliest chocolatiers. Their beautiful range of chocolates are still hand-made in the U.K. according to traditional recipes. Terry Lynn from Charbonnel et Walker will be coming in to sample Pink Champagne and Sea Salt Caramel truffles. Don’t miss this rare ... more details
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Peanut Shop of Williamsburg Tasting

Friday, August 1, 2014 at 10:00am
Join us for a tasting from the Peanut Shop of Williamsburg Friday, August 1st 10 am - 6 pm. Handcooked in small batches, distinctively unique, and always great tasting. Virginia Peanuts are one of 4 types of peanuts grown in the U.S. - primarily in Virginia and the Carolinas - and ... more details

Tasting with Balsamo's Family Kitchen

Friday, August 1, 2014 at 10:00am
Balsamo's Family Kitchen will be joining us to kick off the Grand Opening of our Richmond store. Join us at the tasting station between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. to taste this family tradition. Balsamo's Family Kitchen is committed to producing the highest quality dressings. Their dressings are mixed ... more details

Tasting with Grey Ghost Bakery

Friday, August 1, 2014 at 12:00pm
For three days, Thursday, July 31 through Saturday, August 2, from 12 p.m. – 6 p.m., Manning Frankstone, co-owner of Grey Ghost Bakery, and son Harper will be leading a tasting of their range of cookies. Like the ghost tales of the Carolina Lowcountry, Grey Ghost Bakery’s legendary recipes have ... more details

Tasting with Reginald's Homemade Nut Butters

Friday, August 1, 2014 at 2:00pm
Join us on Friday, August 1st between 2-6 p.m. for a special tasting with Reginald's Homemade Peanut Butter. Crafted from freshly roasted Virginia Peanuts, Reginald's keeps the ingredient list short and the flavors big! The'll take you to Peanut Butter Nirvana with flavors like Apple Sin, Nana Honey, ... more details

Fridays Uncorked: Wines of Argentina

Friday, August 1, 2014 at 5:00pm
Our minds gravitate towards Malbec when we think Argentine wine, yet Argentina boasts a wealth of natural resources and areas of great scenic beauty, imparting vast and varied offerings. From glaciers and mountaintops to deserts and forests, come try the wines produced in Argentine soil. Tickets: $15 Stop by any time from ... more details

Fridays Uncorked: Wines of Argentina

Friday, August 1, 2014 at 5:00pm

Our minds gravitate towards Malbec when we think Argentine wine, yet Argentina boasts a wealth of natural resources and areas of great scenic beauty, imparting vast and varied offerings. From glaciers and mountaintops to deserts and forests, come try the wines produced in Argentine soil.

Tickets: $15 Stop by any time from ... more details

CLASS: Honoring The Silver Palate

Friday, August 1, 2014 at 6:00pm

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Initially home to burgeoning businessmen and socialite housewives, The Silver Palate on Manhattan’s Upper West Side was an integral part in changing the way America thought about its pantry staples. It has been 35 years since Julee Rosso and Sheila Lukins opened The Silver Palate, elevating American ... more details

Register$35.00

Southern Season Loves Richmond

Saturday, August 2, 2014
To kick off our month-long Grand Opening Celebration, we are focusing on what makes Richmond a food lover's paradise! Come meet our vendors, taste unique products, and experience this epicurean destination. Discover delicious delicacies from local Virginia artisans like Montebello Kitchens, José Andrés Think Food Group, Peanut Shop of Williamsburg, ... more details
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Class: Volunteer Orientation and Sign Up for Classes

Saturday, August 2, 2014 at 9:00am

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Join us for an orientation outlining the benefits of becoming a volunteer in the Cooking School and a brief discussion of proper kitchen procedures, sanitation and safety. Southern Season’s Cooking School provides an epicurean education paired with a heaping serving of expertise and style. Students learn from ... more details

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Chocolate Tasting with Charbonnel et Walker

Saturday, August 2, 2014 at 10:00am
Founded in 1875, Charbonnel et Walker is one of Britain’s earliest chocolatiers. Their beautiful range of chocolates are still hand-made in the U.K. according to traditional recipes. Terry Lynn from Charbonnel et Walker will be coming in to sample Pink Champagne and Sea Salt Caramel truffles. Don’t miss this rare ... more details

Tasting with Balsamo's Family Kitchen

Saturday, August 2, 2014 at 10:00am
Balsamo's Family Kitchen will be joining us to kick off the Grand Opening of our Richmond store. Join us at the tasting station between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. to taste this family tradition. Balsamo's Family Kitchen is committed to producing the highest quality dressings. Their dressings are mixed ... more details

Plantation Peanuts Tasting

Saturday, August 2, 2014 at 10:00am
At Plantation Peanuts in Wakefield, Virginia, gourmet peanuts are roasted by hand and in small batches to maintain the quality and consistency of a family recipe. For over 30 years, delighted gift recipients have been reordering for themselves as well as sending peanut gifts to others. For ten days, Edwin ... more details

Peanut Shop of Williamsburg Tasting

Saturday, August 2, 2014 at 10:00am
Join us for a tasting from the Peanut Shop of Williamsburg Saturday, August 2nd 10 am - 6 pm. Handcooked in small batches, distinctively unique, and always great tasting. Virginia Peanuts are one of 4 types of peanuts grown in the U.S. - primarily in Virginia and the Carolinas - and ... more details

Breville Kitchen Electronics Demo

Saturday, August 2, 2014 at 10:00am
Come see the best quality kitchen electronics we are featuring in our expansive home goods department. Breville will be here to demonstrate their diverse line of kitchen electronics on Saturday, August 2nd from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm.

Tasting with Black Hand Coffee Roasters

Saturday, August 2, 2014 at 10:00am
Southern Season offers a huge selection of Premium, Fair Trade, Organic, and Artisan Roasted coffees. Join us on Saturday, August 2nd between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. for a coffee cupping with Black Hand Coffee Roasters. Black Hand Coffee Roasters' beans are hand-picked on a small, single-origin farm in Costa Rica, ... more details
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Tasting with Red Clay Gourmet: Pimento Cheeses

Saturday, August 2, 2014 at 10:00am
Join us for a special tasting with Red Clay Gourmet on Saturday, August 2nd from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and again on Sunday, August 3rd from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The owner and creator of Red Clay Gourmet, Michelle Sawyer, will be joining us to share her hand crafted ... more details

Be a Health Warrior with Chia

Saturday, August 2, 2014 at 10:00am
Did you know that Chia is one of the most nutrient-dense foods on the planet? Health Warrior joins us for our Richmond Grand Opening to share the story of the tiny seed behind a giant movement. Learn about the health benefits of Chia and try some of the most innovative ... more details

Tasting with Virginia Chutney Company

Saturday, August 2, 2014 at 11:00am
In the tradition of chutneys, ingredients and menu pairings often vary with the local palate. Here in Virginia, the traditional chutneys are often peach, apple, and green tomato--flavors which pair beautifully with Virginia ham, chilled chicken, roast pork and, of course, cheese. Come taste one of Virginia's finest on Saturday, ... more details
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Special Tasting: Sallie's Greatest Jams

Saturday, August 2, 2014 at 11:00am

Sallie’s Greatest produces “Jam Good Recipes.” That’s right, these jams and jellies are infused with herbs, using only the juiciest local fruits from in and around Cameron, South Carolina. With flavors like Blackberry Spice + Sage and Strawberry + Basil, these jams are savory and succulent with only a slight ... more details

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Class: Southern Biscuits

Saturday, August 2, 2014 at 11:00am

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Chef: Cooking School Staff

Breakfast or dinner, biscuits make any meal better. As a staple of any respectable Southerner's recipe canon the Cooking School Staff is prepared teach traditional biscuit techniques to all you biscuit buffs. Have a hands-on experience and learn to perfect the ... more details

Register$35.00

Wine Tasting with The Country Vintner

Saturday, August 2, 2014 at 11:00am

Join us in the wine department on Saturday, August 2nd between 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting.

The Country Vintner will be joining us to showcase some of the most exciting wines from their portfolio this season.

Wines featured in this tasting will be 20% ... more details

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Wine Tasting With The Robins Cellars

Saturday, August 2, 2014 at 12:00pm
Join us in the Wine Department on Saturday, August 2nd between 12-3 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting. Brian Moore will be joining us from The Robins Cellars to share his wine expertise along with tastings of select wines from The Robins Cellars' portfolio. This is a free event. No purchase ... more details
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Tasting with Grey Ghost Bakery

Saturday, August 2, 2014 at 12:00pm
For three days, Thursday, July 31 through Saturday, August 2, from 12 p.m. – 6 p.m., Manning Frankstone, co-owner of Grey Ghost Bakery, and son Harper will be leading a tasting of their range of cookies. Like the ghost tales of the Carolina Lowcountry, Grey Ghost Bakery’s legendary recipes have ... more details
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Wine Tasting with Johnson Brothers

Saturday, August 2, 2014 at 1:00pm

Join us in the wine department on Saturday, August 2nd between 1-4 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting.

Johnson Brothers Distributors will be joining us to showcase some of the most exciting wines from their portfolio this season.

Wines featured in this tasting will be 20% OFF today

This is ... more details

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The Glorious Vegetables of Italy Cookbook Signing

Saturday, August 2, 2014 at 2:00pm

Cookbook author and food writer Domenica Marchetti shares her Italian heritage through food—the center of Italian family life. From tender green fava beans of spring to the bright, sweet pumpkins of autumn, Domenica Marchetti’s The Glorious Vegetables of Italy offers over 100 recipes for Italian-inspired vegetable dishes.

Meet Dominica ... more details

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CLASS: Mushroom Mania

Saturday, August 2, 2014 at 5:00pm

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Chef: Ellen Clevenger-Firley

From porcini to portobello, mushrooms make nutritious and delicious additions to everything from salads to burgers. Join Ellen Clevenger-Firley, Cooking School Manager, for a hands-on class starring everyone’s favorite fungus. Have a hands-on experience learning the proper way to store, clean and ... more details

Tickets are no longer available for this sold-out event. Please call 919-929-7133 or stop by our store to be added to the waiting list.

CLASS: Hot Nights in the Holy City

Saturday, August 2, 2014 at 6:00pm

Chef: Lisa Moore and Nicole Marriner

While the weather may be hot, the Cooking School kitchen is hotter. As temperatures soar in the Holy City, match the summer heat with spicy food with help from Lisa Moore and Nicole Marriner of the Cooking School Staff. From ... more details

Register$40.00

Southern Season Loves Richmond

Sunday, August 3, 2014
To kick off our month-long Grand Opening Celebration, we are focusing on what makes Richmond a food lover's paradise! Come meet our vendors, taste unique products, and experience this epicurean destination. Discover delicious delicacies from local Virginia artisans like Montebello Kitchens, José Andrés Think Food Group, Peanut Shop of Williamsburg, ... more details
Free Event

Tasting with Rostov's Coffee & Tea

Sunday, August 3, 2014 at 10:00am
Southern Season offers a huge selection of Premium, Fair Trade, Organic, and Artisan Roasted coffees. Join us on Sunday, August 3rd between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. for a coffee cupping with Rostov's Coffee & Tea. Rostov's Coffee & Tea, founded by Jay Rostov, has been roasting coffee in Richmond, ... more details
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Breville Kitchen Electronics Demo

Sunday, August 3, 2014 at 10:00am
Come see the best quality kitchen electronics we are featuring in our expansive home goods department. Breville will be here to demonstrate their diverse line of kitchen electronics on Sunday, August 3rd from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm.

Plantation Peanuts Tasting

Sunday, August 3, 2014 at 10:00am
At Plantation Peanuts in Wakefield, Virginia, gourmet peanuts are roasted by hand and in small batches to maintain the quality and consistency of a family recipe. For over 30 years, delighted gift recipients have been reordering for themselves as well as sending peanut gifts to others. For ten days, Edwin ... more details

Tasting with Red Clay Gourmet: Pimento Cheeses

Sunday, August 3, 2014 at 11:00am
Join us for a special tasting with Red Clay Gourmet on Sunday, August 3rd from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The owner and creator of Red Clay Gourmet, Michelle Sawyer, will be joining us to share her hand crafted pimento cheeses from Winston-Salem, NC. Michelle and her husband, Lance, built the line ... more details

Class: Open House

Sunday, August 3, 2014 at 12:00pm

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Stop by for an Open House and learn all about what goes on in the Cooking School. Try a few of Southern Season’s favorite southern snacks (Virginia peanuts, anyone?) while the Cooking School Staff showcases some of their most beloved recipes. Stop by to see how the ... more details

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Wine Tasting with Empire Distributors

Sunday, August 3, 2014 at 12:00pm

Join us in the wine department on Sunday, August 3rd between 12-3 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting.

Empire Distributors will be joining us to showcase some of the most exciting wines from their portfolio this season.

Wines featured in this tasting will be 20% OFF today

This is a free ... more details

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CLASS: Stunning Soufflés

Sunday, August 3, 2014 at 2:00pm

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Thought they have a tricky and temperamental reputation, soufflés are actually simple dishes that are simple to make. Have a hands-on experience with the Cooking School Staff and learn to pull light, lofty confections from the oven with ease, ranging from savory ... more details

Register$45.00

Southern Season Loves Richmond

Monday, August 4, 2014
To kick off our month-long Grand Opening Celebration, we are focusing on what makes Richmond a food lover's paradise! Come meet our vendors, taste unique products, and experience this epicurean destination. Discover delicious delicacies from local Virginia artisans like Montebello Kitchens, José Andrés Think Food Group, Peanut Shop of Williamsburg, ... more details
Free Event

Plantation Peanuts Tasting

Monday, August 4, 2014 at 10:00am
At Plantation Peanuts in Wakefield, Virginia, gourmet peanuts are roasted by hand and in small batches to maintain the quality and consistency of a family recipe. For over 30 years, delighted gift recipients have been reordering for themselves as well as sending peanut gifts to others. For ten days, Edwin ... more details

Wine Tasting With The Robins Cellars

Monday, August 4, 2014 at 11:00am
Join us in the Wine Department on Monday, August 4th between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting. David O'Neill will be joining us from The Robins Cellars to share his wine expertise along with tastings of select wines from The Robins Cellars' portfolio. This is a free event. ... more details
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CLASS: Dorm Cooking 101

Monday, August 4, 2014 at 5:00pm

Chef: Susan Hearn

No more meals from mom. That’s right—this class is for you college-bound kids and is all about dishes to make in your dorm. Chef Susan Hearn, owner of Satisfy Your Soul product line, gives you a hands-on experience using simple food preparation techniques with limited space, gadgets and ... more details

Due to limited seating availability, tickets are no longer available online for this event. Please call 919-929-7133 or stop by our store to purchase tickets or be added to the waiting list.

CLASS: Homegrown

Monday, August 4, 2014 at 5:00pm

Chef: Lisa Moore

Homegrown is hip. As our forefathers toiled away in the summer sun for bushels of corn and tomatoes, metropolitan residents have become burgeoning rooftop beekeepers while urban farms are the norm for space-deprived city dwellers. So whether you own 800 acres or 800 ... more details

Register$45.00

Southern Season Loves Richmond

Tuesday, August 5, 2014
To kick off our month-long Grand Opening Celebration, we are focusing on what makes Richmond a food lover's paradise! Come meet our vendors, taste unique products, and experience this epicurean destination. Discover delicious delicacies from local Virginia artisans like Montebello Kitchens, José Andrés Think Food Group, Peanut Shop of Williamsburg, ... more details
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Carriage House Products' Cheese Straws Tasting

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at 10:00am
Join us for a tasting of Carriage House Products' Cheese Straws on Tuesday, August 5th from 10 am - 6 pm Carriage House Products began making cheese straws and pecan biscuits in Farmville, Va. in 1996. The recipe originates in Martinsville, Va. with a man named Stewart Miller. A terrific gourmet ... more details

Virginia Diner Peanuts

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at 10:00am

The Virginia Diner, located in Wakefield, Va., has been a refuge for folks who like down-home cooking ever since Mrs. D'Earcy Davis served hot biscuits and vegetable soup to hungry customers way back in 1929. In those days the little diner was a refurbished railroad car. As business grew so ... more details

Plantation Peanuts Tasting

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at 10:00am
At Plantation Peanuts in Wakefield, Virginia, gourmet peanuts are roasted by hand and in small batches to maintain the quality and consistency of a family recipe. For over 30 years, delighted gift recipients have been reordering for themselves as well as sending peanut gifts to others. For ten days, Edwin ... more details

Class: Kids in the Kitchen: Eating in Italy

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at 11:00am

Chef: Cooking School Staff

The Cooking School Staff is turning the kitchen into a classroom with an interactive adventure through Italy. Let your kids find confidence in the kitchen with delicious Italian dishes the entire family will enjoy. So maybe next time you’re craving Italian, let ... more details

Register$30.00

CLASS: Kids in the Kitchen: Eating in the South

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at 11:00am

Chef: Cooking School Staff

So Southern is not synonymous with fried. Serving fresh Southern food to your kids introduces an array of fruits and vegetables, without the grease. The Cooking School Staff is turning the kitchen into a hands-on classroom to teach your children about fresh ... more details

Register$30.00

CLASS: Sunshine, Citrus and Seafood

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at 5:00pm

Chef: Emily Kimbrough

While the sun is bright, the citrus is brighter. Emily Kimbrough teaches you how to use the brilliant flavor of citrus to enhance the delicate texture and flavor of summer seafood. So whether you’re grilling, baking or broiling that fresh Lowcountry seafood, let ... more details

Register$45.00

CLASS: The barkers: They're Back!

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at 6:00pm

Chef: Ben and Karen Barker

We are again honored to welcome Triangle 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—Ben for Best Chef: Southeast and Karen for Outstanding Pastry Chef—and in October 2012, the couple ... more details

Tickets are no longer available for this sold-out event. Please call 919-929-7133 or stop by our store to be added to the waiting list.

Class: Virginia is for Food Lovers: Rappahannock

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at 6:00pm

Chef: Dylan Fultineer

Rappahannock is a restaurant with a mission to bring out the best in regional Richmond cuisine. Leading the movement to make Richmond a culinary city in the shadow of Washington D.C., Rappahannock was featured in Washington Magazine as one of the Top 10 Restaurant Openings of 2012 and ... more details

Register$40.00

Southern Season Loves Richmond

Wednesday, August 6, 2014
To kick off our month-long Grand Opening Celebration, we are focusing on what makes Richmond a food lover's paradise! Come meet our vendors, taste unique products, and experience this epicurean destination. Discover delicious delicacies from local Virginia artisans like Montebello Kitchens, José Andrés Think Food Group, Peanut Shop of Williamsburg, ... more details
Free Event

Carriage House Products' Cheese Straws Tasting

Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at 10:00am
Join us for a tasting of Carriage House Products' Cheese Straws on Wednesday, August 6th from 10 am - 6 pm Carriage House Products began making cheese straws and pecan biscuits in Farmville, Va. in 1996. The recipe originates in Martinsville, Va. with a man named Stewart Miller. A terrific gourmet ... more details

Plantation Peanuts Tasting

Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at 10:00am
At Plantation Peanuts in Wakefield, Virginia, gourmet peanuts are roasted by hand and in small batches to maintain the quality and consistency of a family recipe. For over 30 years, delighted gift recipients have been reordering for themselves as well as sending peanut gifts to others. For ten days, Edwin ... more details

Tasting with Reginald's Homemade Nut Butters

Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at 2:00pm
Join us on Wednesday, August 6th between 2-6 p.m. for a special tasting with Reginald's Homemade Peanut Butter. Crafted from freshly roasted Virginia Peanuts, Reginald's keeps the ingredient list short and the flavors big! The'll take you to Peanut Butter Nirvana with flavors like Apple Sin, Nana Honey, Hazelnut ... more details

Special Beer Tasting with Deep River Brewing Company

Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at 4:00pm

Join us in the Wine and Beer Department for a complementary tasting with Deep River Brewing Company on Wednesday, August 6th beween 4-6 p.m.

Ever since they brewed Johnston County's first legal batch of beer on February 28, 2013, Deep River Brewing Company has been charging forward and pushing boundaries in ... more details

CLASS: Peaches and Blueberries

Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at 5:00pm

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Chef: Kim Calaway

While we certainly adore cobbler, there are more ways than one to use sweet summer peaches and blueberries. Have a hands-on experience with Kim Calaway of the Cooking School Staff and learn to make the most of summer’s sweetest offerings, from drink ... more details

Tickets are no longer available for this sold-out event. Please call 919-929-7133 or stop by our store to be added to the waiting list.

CLASS: Thai

Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at 5:00pm

Chef: Melinda Piercy

Chef Melinda Piercy is making it her goal to grace your dinner table with the authentic taste of Thailand, and this time she takes you beyond that ubiquitous bowl of Pad Thai. Melinda not only explains how to prepare your meal, but how ... more details

Tickets are no longer available for this sold-out event. Please call 919-929-7133 or stop by our store to be added to the waiting list.

Class: Mix and Mingle: Tomatoes

Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at 6:00pm

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Everyone enjoys ripe, red tomatoes over a leafy bed of bright lettuce, but we are taking tomatoes to new heights. The (tomato) stakes are high, but the Cooking School Staff has reimagined tomato dishes perfect for a party of mixing and mingling. ... more details

Register$30.00

Southern Season Loves Richmond

Thursday, August 7, 2014
To kick off our month-long Grand Opening Celebration, we are focusing on what makes Richmond a food lover's paradise! Come meet our vendors, taste unique products, and experience this epicurean destination. Discover delicious delicacies from local Virginia artisans like Montebello Kitchens, José Andrés Think Food Group, Peanut Shop of Williamsburg, ... more details
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Tasting with Blanchard's Coffee Roasting Company

Thursday, August 7, 2014 at 10:00am
Southern Season offers a huge selection of Premium, Fair Trade, Organic, and Artisan Roasted coffees. Join us on Thursday, August 7th between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. for a coffee cupping with Blanchard's Coffee Roasting company. Located right here in Richmond, VA, Blanchard’s Coffee Co. is devoted to roasting the ... more details
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Carriage House Products' Cheese Straws Tasting

Thursday, August 7, 2014 at 10:00am
Join us for a tasting of Carriage House Products' Cheese Straws on Thursday, August 7th from 10 am - 6 pm Carriage House Products began making cheese straws and pecan biscuits in Farmville, Va. in 1996. The recipe originates in Martinsville, Va. with a man named Stewart Miller. A terrific gourmet ... more details

Plantation Peanuts Tasting

Thursday, August 7, 2014 at 10:00am
At Plantation Peanuts in Wakefield, Virginia, gourmet peanuts are roasted by hand and in small batches to maintain the quality and consistency of a family recipe. For over 30 years, delighted gift recipients have been reordering for themselves as well as sending peanut gifts to others. For ten days, Edwin ... more details

CLASS: Kids in the Kitchen: Eating in the South

Thursday, August 7, 2014 at 11:00am

Chef: Cooking School Staff

So Southern is not synonymous with fried. Serving fresh Southern food to your kids introduces an array of fruits and vegetables, without the grease. The Cooking School Staff is turning the kitchen into a hands-on classroom to teach your children about fresh ... more details

Register$30.00

CLASS: Kids in the Kitchen: Eating in the South

Thursday, August 7, 2014 at 11:00am

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Southern is not synonymous with fried. Serving fresh Southern food to your kids introduces an array of fruits and vegetables, sans the grease. The Cooking School Staff is turning the kitchen into a hands-on classroom to teach your children about fresh produce ... more details

Register$30.00

Class: Kids in the Kitchen: Eating in Italy

Thursday, August 7, 2014 at 11:00am

Chef: Cooking School Staff

The Cooking School Staff is turning the kitchen into a classroom with an interactive adventure through Italy. Let your kids find confidence in the kitchen with delicious Italian dishes the entire family will enjoy. So maybe next time you’re craving Italian, you ... more details

Register$30.00

Thursdays Uncorked: Slow Wine: The Piedmont

Thursday, August 7, 2014 at 5:00pm
Piedmont, or Piemonte as it is spelled in Italian, is home to some of Italy's finest wines. This informal, food-focused region is in stark contrast to the expansive, aristocratic estates of Tuscany. Explore the variety of wines from the Langhe, Asti, Alba, Lessona and Barolo regions. Tickets: $15 Stop by any time ... more details

Class: Perfect Pies

Thursday, August 7, 2014 at 6:00pm

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Chef: Cooking School Staff

A difficult decision: cake or pie? But this time, pie takes the cake. Making the perfect pie crust just takes a little practice. Have a hands-on experience learning to make the flaky and flavorful pie crust along with uses in unconventional ... more details

Register$45.00

CLASS: Summer from the Local Farmers’ Market

Thursday, August 7, 2014 at 6:00pm

Chef: Sheri Castle

Sheri Castle, author of “The New Southern Garden Cookbook,” is a local farmers’ market maven, and shares a menu to make the most of local, seasonal produce. Still letting that fresh spinach wilt and those gorgeous tomatoes rot? In addition to the recipes, Sheri also teaches you how ... more details

Register$50.00

Southern Season Loves Richmond

Friday, August 8, 2014
To kick off our month-long Grand Opening Celebration, we are focusing on what makes Richmond a food lover's paradise! Come meet our vendors, taste unique products, and experience this epicurean destination. Discover delicious delicacies from local Virginia artisans like Montebello Kitchens, José Andrés Think Food Group, Peanut Shop of Williamsburg, ... more details
Free Event

Plantation Peanuts Tasting

Friday, August 8, 2014 at 10:00am
At Plantation Peanuts in Wakefield, Virginia, gourmet peanuts are roasted by hand and in small batches to maintain the quality and consistency of a family recipe. For over 30 years, delighted gift recipients have been reordering for themselves as well as sending peanut gifts to others. For ten days, Edwin ... more details

Peanut Shop of Williamsburg Tasting

Friday, August 8, 2014 at 10:00am
Join us for a tasting from the Peanut Shop of Williamsburg Friday, August 8th 10 am - 6 pm. Handcooked in small batches, distinctively unique, and always great tasting. Virginia Peanuts are one of 4 types of peanuts grown in the U.S. - primarily in Virginia and the Carolinas - and ... more details

Tasting with Black Hand Coffee Roasters

Friday, August 8, 2014 at 10:00am
Southern Season offers a huge selection of Premium, Fair Trade, Organic, and Artisan Roasted coffees. Join us on Friday, August 8th between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. for a coffee cupping with Black Hand Coffee Roasters. Black Hand Coffee Roasters' beans are hand-picked on a small, single-origin farm in Costa Rica, ... more details
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Wine Tasting With The Robins Cellars

Friday, August 8, 2014 at 11:00am
Join us in the Wine Department on Friday, August 4th between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting. David O'Neill will be joining us from The Robins Cellars to share his wine expertise along with tastings of select wines from The Robins Cellars' portfolio. This is a free event. ... more details
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CLASS: Learn at Lunch: Summer Gems

Friday, August 8, 2014 at 12:00pm

Chef: Marilyn Markel

Learn how to savor summer with fresh takes on farmers’ market finds. Culinary Director Marilyn Markel teaches you new ways to make the most of summer’s bounty, along with inspiring recipes that are easy enough to recreate at home but elegant enough to impress dinner guests. This is ... more details

Register$30.00

CLASS: Learn at Lunch: Summer Alfresco Menu

Friday, August 8, 2014 at 12:00pm

Chef: Katie Coleman

It’s time to lather on the sunscreen and bug spray and move your meal outdoors. Whether a lively backyard barbecue or a quiet park picnic, summer is the time to relish meals alfresco with family and friends. Join Katie Coleman, chef and owner of Durham Spirits Company, as ... more details

Register$30.00

Tasting with Reginald's Homemade Nut Butters

Friday, August 8, 2014 at 2:00pm
Join us on Friday, August 8th between 2-6 p.m. for a special tasting with Reginald's Homemade Peanut Butter. Crafted from freshly roasted Virginia Peanuts, Reginald's keeps the ingredient list short and the flavors big! The'll take you to Peanut Butter Nirvana with flavors like Apple Sin, Nana Honey, Hazelnut ... more details

CLASS: Dinner Duet: Pizza

Friday, August 8, 2014 at 5:00pm

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Spend the night out learning to prepare and perfect America’s favorite food. Grab your significant other and enjoy an hour of pizza prep, followed by an hour of mixing and mingling.

Menu: Pizza with Caramelized Onions, Pancetta and Mozzarella; Pizza with Pistachio Pesto ... more details

Register$30.00

Fridays Uncorked: Slow Wine: The Piedmont

Friday, August 8, 2014 at 5:00pm
Piedmont, or Piemonte as it is spelled in Italian, is home to some of Italy's finest wines. This informal, food-focused region is in stark contrast to the expansive, aristocratic estates of Tuscany. Explore the variety of wines from the Langhe, Asti, Alba, Lessona and Barolo regions. Tickets: $15 Stop by any time ... more details

Fridays Uncorked: Slow Wine: The Piedmont

Friday, August 8, 2014 at 5:00pm

Piedmont, or Piemonte as it is spelled in Italian, is home to some of Italy's finest wines. This informal, food-focused region is in stark contrast to the expansive, aristocratic estates of Tuscany. Explore the variety of wines from the Langhe, Asti, Alba, Lessona and Barolo regions.

Tickets: $15 Stop by any time ... more details

Southern Season Loves Richmond

Saturday, August 9, 2014
To kick off our month-long Grand Opening Celebration, we are focusing on what makes Richmond a food lover's paradise! Come meet our vendors, taste unique products, and experience this epicurean destination. Discover delicious delicacies from local Virginia artisans like Montebello Kitchens, José Andrés Think Food Group, Peanut Shop of Williamsburg, ... more details
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Tasting with Rostov's Coffee & Tea

Saturday, August 9, 2014 at 10:00am
Southern Season offers a huge selection of Premium, Fair Trade, Organic, and Artisan Roasted coffees. Join us on Saturday, August 9th between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. for a coffee cupping with Rostov's Coffee & Tea. Rostov's Coffee & Tea, founded by Jay Rostov, has been roasting coffee in Richmond, ... more details
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Tasting with Montebello Kitchens

Saturday, August 9, 2014 at 10:00am
Montebello Kitchens is a family-owned specialty food company that produces artisan foods and carries the Virginia's Finest trademark distinction of quality. They make their products by hand in small batches, and use techniques that honor Virginia traditions and heritage. Come meet the family and experience the comfort of ... more details

Plantation Peanuts Tasting

Saturday, August 9, 2014 at 10:00am
At Plantation Peanuts in Wakefield, Virginia, gourmet peanuts are roasted by hand and in small batches to maintain the quality and consistency of a family recipe. For over 30 years, delighted gift recipients have been reordering for themselves as well as sending peanut gifts to others. For ten days, Edwin ... more details

Peanut Shop of Williamsburg Tasting

Saturday, August 9, 2014 at 10:00am
Join us for a tasting from the Peanut Shop of Williamsburg Saturday, August 9th 10 am - 6 pm. Handcooked in small batches, distinctively unique, and always great tasting. Virginia Peanuts are one of 4 types of peanuts grown in the U.S. - primarily in Virginia and the Carolinas - and ... more details

CLASS: Counter Culture Coffee

Saturday, August 9, 2014 at 11:00am

Chef: Jared Sinclaire

Jared Sinclair of Counter Culture Coffee introduced the pour-over brewing method to Charleston. Now a cult-following amid coffee enthusiasts, Jared spends his time teaching and educating the Holy City about pour-over and other eccentric brewing techniques. Whether a casual or dedicated coffee drinker, Jared teaches you how to ... more details

Register$30.00

Wine Tasting with Vino Vino Imports

Saturday, August 9, 2014 at 11:00am
Join us in the wine department on Saturday, August 9th between 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting.

Vino Vino Imports will be joining us to showcase some of the most exciting wines from their portfolio this season.

Wines featured in this tasting will be 20% OFF ... more details
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Wine Tasting with Mutual Distributing

Saturday, August 9, 2014 at 11:00am
Join us in the wine department on Saturday, August 9th between 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting.

Mutual Distributing will be joining us to showcase some of the most exciting wines from their portfolio this season.

Wines featured in this tasting will be 20% OFF today

This ... more details
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Class: Perfect Pasta

Saturday, August 9, 2014 at 11:00am

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Chef: Cooking School Staff

Pasta fresca, or fresh pasta, is both gratifying to make and satisfying to eat. Have a hands-on experience kneading and rolling dough according to the centuries-old Italian tradition. The Cooking School staff teaches two basic pasta recipes and two types of ... more details

Register$45.00

Wine Tasting with Haw River Wine Man

Saturday, August 9, 2014 at 1:00pm
Join us in the wine department on Saturday, August 9th between 1-4 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting.

Haw River Wine Man will be joining us to showcase some of the most exciting wines from their portfolio this season.

Wines featured in this tasting will be 20% OFF today

This is ... more details
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Cookbook Signing with Kendra Bailey Morris

Saturday, August 9, 2014 at 2:00pm
Comfort food is often synonymous with Southern food, and perhaps the best Southern comfort foods come from the slow cooker. Kendra Bailey Morris, author of “The Southern Slow Cooker: Big-Flavor, Low-Fuss Recipes for Comfort Food Classics,” highlights cooking with convince with 60-plus recipes for rich braises, decadent gravies, hearty soups ... more details

Class: Pizza with Pizzazz

Saturday, August 9, 2014 at 4:00pm

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Chef: Cooking School Staff

Are you the person who always opts for the safe pizza pick? Perfect pizza may begin with cheese, but it shouldn’t stop there. The Cooking School Staff teaches the basics of scratch-made pizza dough and guides you through hands-on topping selection ... more details

Register$45.00

CLASS: Summer in Provence

Saturday, August 9, 2014 at 6:00pm

Chef: Karel Leemkuil

For foodies, summer in Provence, France is paradise. The vibrant fields of sunflowers and aromatic rows of lavender inspire the fresh and flavorful sun-soaked Provençal cuisine. For foodies, summer in Provence, France is paradise. The vibrant fields of sunflowers and aromatic rows of lavender inspire the fresh and ... more details

Due to limited seating availability, tickets are no longer available online for this event. Please call 919-929-7133 or stop by our store to purchase tickets or be added to the waiting list.

Southern Season Loves Richmond

Sunday, August 10, 2014
To kick off our month-long Grand Opening Celebration, we are focusing on what makes Richmond a food lover's paradise! Come meet our vendors, taste unique products, and experience this epicurean destination. Discover delicious delicacies from local Virginia artisans like Montebello Kitchens, José Andrés Think Food Group, Peanut Shop of Williamsburg, ... more details
Free Event

Plantation Peanuts Tasting

Sunday, August 10, 2014 at 10:00am
At Plantation Peanuts in Wakefield, Virginia, gourmet peanuts are roasted by hand and in small batches to maintain the quality and consistency of a family recipe. For over 30 years, delighted gift recipients have been reordering for themselves as well as sending peanut gifts to others. For ten days, Edwin ... more details

Peanut Shop of Williamsburg Tasting

Sunday, August 10, 2014 at 10:00am
Join us for a tasting from the Peanut Shop of Williamsburg Sunday, August 10th 10 am - 6 pm. Handcooked in small batches, distinctively unique, and always great tasting. Virginia Peanuts are one of 4 types of peanuts grown in the U.S. - primarily in Virginia and the Carolinas - and ... more details

Wine Tasting with Johnson Brothers

Sunday, August 10, 2014 at 12:00pm
Join us in the wine department on Sunday, August 10th between 12-3 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting.

Johnson Brothers Distributors will be joining us to showcase some of the most exciting wines from their portfolio this season.

Wines featured in this tasting will be 20% OFF today

This is a ... more details
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CLASS: Pirate Party

Sunday, August 10, 2014 at 2:00pm

Chef: Lisa Moore

Ahoy! It’s time to set sail on the high seas for a cooking adventure featuring tasty treasured treats. Join Captain Lisa Moore, former apprentice of Nathalie Dupree, as she shares a fleet of kid-friendly pirate food. So come on out dressed in your finest pirate apparel, but be ... more details

Register$30.00

CLASS: Kids in the Kitchen: Eating in the South

Sunday, August 10, 2014 at 2:00pm

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Southern is not synonymous with fried. Serving fresh Southern food to your kids introduces an array of fresh fruits and vegetables, without the grease. The Cooking School Staff is turning the kitchen into a hands-on classroom to teach your children about fresh ... more details

Register$30.00

Class: Knife Skills 101

Sunday, August 10, 2014 at 2:00pm

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Chef: Cooking School Staff

Join the Cooking School Staff to learn basic cutting and chopping techniques, how to hold a knife properly, and how to care for and sharpen your knives in this wildly popular class series. Feel free to bring your own chef's knife, ... more details

Register$50.00

CLASS: Basics of Baking

Sunday, August 10, 2014 at 2:00pm

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Chef: Gwen Cummings

Ever wonder when to use cake flour and when to use all-purpose flour? Why do some recipes call for salted butter and some for unsalted butter? Whether or not you’re a bourgeoning baker, have a hands-on experience with Chef Gwen, a graduate ... more details

Register$45.00

Small Plate Virginia Farm Dinner

Sunday, August 10, 2014 at 6:00pm
Join us for a Special Dinner at Southerly on Sunday, August 10th at 6 p.m. Executive Chef Joseph Durante III will feature a menu inspired by local flavors and fresh, seasonal ingredients straight from the farm. 5 Courses, $29 per guest Spaces are limited; reservations recommended. Call us at 855-592-3446 for reservations.

Meet the Virginia Artisan

Monday, August 11, 2014
From oystermen to wine makers, come celebrate the finest artisans from The Old Dominion State. We are proud to have local food purveyors join us at Southern Season for a week of family-friendly events honoring and savoring Virginia food and drink. While you're here, tour our cooking school and ... more details
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Wine Tasting With The Robins Cellars

Monday, August 11, 2014 at 11:00am
Join us in the Wine Department on Monday, August 11th between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting. David O'Neill will be joining us from The Robins Cellars to share his wine expertise along with tastings of select wines from The Robins Cellars' portfolio. This is a free event. ... more details
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CLASS: International Vegan

Monday, August 11, 2014 at 5:00pm

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Chef: Caitlin Burke

So maybe you’re tired of tofu. Accompany Caitlin Burke, Cooking School Instructor, on a culinary journey of internationally-inspired vegan cuisine. With a wonderful world of vegan possibilities, have a hands-on cooking experience and bring new tastes and delicious diversity to your cuisine. ... more details

Register$45.00

CLASS: Volunteer Orientation and Sign Up for Classes

Monday, August 11, 2014 at 5:00pm

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Join us for an orientation outlining the benefits of becoming a volunteer in the Cooking School and a brief discussion of proper kitchen procedures, sanitation and safety. Southern Season’s Cooking School provides an epicurean education paired with a heaping serving of expertise and style. Students learn from ... more details

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Meet the Virginia Artisan

Tuesday, August 12, 2014
From oystermen to wine makers, come celebrate the finest artisans from The Old Dominion State. We are proud to have local food purveyors join us at Southern Season for a week of family-friendly events honoring and savoring Virginia food and drink. While you're here, tour our cooking school and ... more details
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Class: Kids in the Kitchen: Eating in Thailand

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at 11:00am

Chef: Cooking School Staff

The Cooking School Staff is transforming the kitchen to a kid’s classroom, and this time the theme is Thailand. Picky eaters and clean plate club members alike will enjoy this hands-on journey through an exotic Thai menu, sans spicy curry. Your kids ... more details

Register$30.00

Mother-Daughter Tea at Weathervane

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at 3:00pm

Southern Season would like to invite all mothers and daughters to join us for a special Mother-Daughter Afternoon Tea on Tuesday, August 12th at 3:00 p.m. Bring your little ones or your college-bound girls before they head off to school.  We encourage big hats and fancy dresses for an afternoon ... more details

A Summer's Afternoon Tea at Southerly

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at 3:00pm

Join Southerly for A Summer's Afternoon Tea on Tuesday, August 12th at 3:00 p.m.

We will be serving a variety of tea from our famed tea department along with a selection of gourmet finger sandwiches, savory scones, and miniature desserts.

$19 per person; $13 per child. Gratuity will be added to all ... more details

CLASS: Easy Preserves and Jam

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at 5:00pm

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Chef: Amanda Fisher

What’s your jam? Sweet summer fruits are in full force, so it’s time to get jamming. Amanda Fisher, owner of Chapel Hill’s The Blakemere Company, provides a hands-on introduction to easy jams and preserves, the perfect “put ups” to preserve summer’s sweetness ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Fun Food!

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at 6:00pm

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Chef: Cooking School Staff

What food is more fun than appetizers? Well, maybe cake, but the Cooking School Staff has appetizer ideas that will keep your party guests going until the wee hours of the morning, or until 9 p.m. Learn to serve up an ... more details

Register$45.00

CLASS: Summer Corn

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at 6:00pm

Chef: Laurie Erickson

Did you know that there is one silk for each kernel on an ear of corn? Naturally sweet and decidedly simple, an ear of corn can go a long way. Allow Laurie Erickson, author of “Chef by Step,” to lead you through countless uses for summer corn. Shucks, ... more details

Register$35.00

Meet the Virginia Artisan

Wednesday, August 13, 2014
From oystermen to wine makers, come celebrate the finest artisans from The Old Dominion State. We are proud to have local food purveyors join us at Southern Season for a week of family-friendly events honoring and savoring Virginia food and drink. While you're here, tour our cooking school and ... more details
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Wine Tasting With The Robins Cellars

Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at 11:00am
Join us in the Wine Department on Wednesday, August 13th between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting. David O'Neill will be joining us from The Robins Cellars to share his wine expertise along with tastings of select wines from The Robins Cellars' portfolio. This is a free event. ... more details
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Class: Open House

Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at 3:00pm

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Stop by for an Open House and learn all about what goes on in the Cooking School. Try a few of Southern Season’s favorite southern snacks (Virginia peanuts, anyone?) while the Cooking School Staff showcases some of their most beloved recipes. Stop by to see how the ... more details

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CLASS: Quick and Easy Pasta Sauces

Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at 5:00pm

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Chef: Susan Hearn

Step away from the bland, bottled pasta sauce laced with metallic undertones. With ripe, red tomatoes readily available at farmers’ markets, have a hands-on experience with Chef Susan Hearn, owner of the Satisfy Your Soul product line in Burlington, North Carolina, and ... more details

Tickets are no longer available for this sold-out event. Please call 919-929-7133 or stop by our store to be added to the waiting list.

CLASS: Toaster Oven to Table

Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at 5:00pm

Chef: Lisa Moore and Nicole Marriner

What began as a bachelor’s beloved companion is now a tried and true kitchen staple. Step away from the frozen pizzas and chicken nuggets and learn to go gourmet with your toaster oven. You will learn to make a meal from appetizer to dessert, without ... more details

Register$40.00

Free Beer Tasting: Tryon Distributors

Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at 5:30pm

Join us in the Wine and Beer Department on Wednesday, August 13th between 5:30-7:00 p.m. for a complementary beer tasting. Joseph from Tryon Distributing will be joining us to sample some of their best craft beers.

This is a free event; no purchase or registration is required.

Featured Beers will ... more details

Meet the Virginia Artisan

Thursday, August 14, 2014
From oystermen to wine makers, come celebrate the finest artisans from The Old Dominion State. We are proud to have local food purveyors join us at Southern Season for a week of family-friendly events honoring and savoring Virginia food and drink. While you're here, tour our cooking school and ... more details
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Breville Kitchen Electronics Demo

Thursday, August 14, 2014 at 10:00am
Come see the best quality kitchen electronics we are featuring in our expansive home goods department. Breville will be here to demonstrate their diverse line of kitchen electronics on Thursday, August 14th from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm.

Class: Kids in the Kitchen: Eating in Thailand

Thursday, August 14, 2014 at 11:00am

Chef: Cooking School Staff

The Cooking School Staff is transforming the kitchen to a kid’s classroom, and this time the theme is Thailand. Picky eaters and clean plate club members alike will enjoy this hands-on journey through an exotic Thai menu, sans spicy curry. Your kids ... more details

Register$30.00

Thursdays Uncorked: Rhône and Roussillon

Thursday, August 14, 2014 at 5:00pm
Both Rhône and Roussillon feature wines that star Grenache (Gris and Noir) as well as Syrah, but show vastly different stylings. This is a great way to expand your portfolio of French choices. Tickets: $15 Stop by any time from 5 to 8 p.m. Register over the phone at: (843) 416-1246

CLASS: Salty and Sweet

Thursday, August 14, 2014 at 5:00pm

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Chef: Kim Calaway

So you’ve heard opposites attract, and sweet and salty dishes are perhaps the perfect pairing. Have a hands-on experience with Kim Calaway of the Cooking School Staff and create a menu from hors d’oeuvre to dessert in which sweet meets salty.

Menu: ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Honoring The Silver Palate

Thursday, August 14, 2014 at 6:00pm

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Initially home to burgeoning businessmen and socialite housewives, The Silver Palate on Manhattan’s Upper West Side was an integral part in changing the way America thought about its pantry staples. It has been 35 years since Julee Rosso and Sheila Lukins opened The Silver Palate, elevating American ... more details

Register$35.00

Meet the Virginia Artisan

Friday, August 15, 2014
From oystermen to wine makers, come celebrate the finest artisans from The Old Dominion State. We are proud to have local food purveyors join us at Southern Season for a week of family-friendly events honoring and savoring Virginia food and drink. While you're here, tour our cooking school and ... more details
Free Event

Breville Kitchen Electronics Demo

Friday, August 15, 2014 at 10:00am
Come see the best quality kitchen electronics we are featuring in our expansive home goods department. Breville will be here to demonstrate their diverse line of kitchen electronics on Friday, August 15th from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm.

Wine Tasting With The Robins Cellars

Friday, August 15, 2014 at 2:00pm
Join us in the Wine Department on Friday, August 15th between 2-5 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting. Brian Moore will be joining us from The Robins Cellars to share his wine expertise along with tastings of select wines from The Robins Cellars' portfolio. This is a free event. No purchase ... more details
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Fridays Uncorked: Rhône and Roussillon

Friday, August 15, 2014 at 5:00pm
Both Rhône and Roussillon feature wines that star Grenache (Gris and Noir) as well as Syrah, but show vastly different stylings. This is a great way to expand your portfolio of French choices. Tickets: $15 Stop by any time from 5 to 8 p.m.

Free Beer Tasting: Fine Wine Trading Company

Friday, August 15, 2014 at 5:00pm

Join us in the Wine and Beer Department on Friday, August 15th between 5-7 p.m. for a complementary beer tasting. Ben from Fine Wine Trading Company will be joining us to sample some of their best craft beers.

This is a free event; no purchase or registration is required.

Featured ... more details

Fridays Uncorked: Rhône and Roussillon

Friday, August 15, 2014 at 5:00pm

Both Rhône and Roussillon feature wines that star Grenache (Gris and Noir) as well as Syrah, but show vastly different stylings. This is a great way to expand your portfolio of French choices.

Tickets: $15 Stop by any time from 5 to 8 p.m. in the Cooking School Register in-person at the Wine ... more details

CLASS: Julia Child’s Birthday Celebration

Friday, August 15, 2014 at 6:00pm

Chef: Lisa Moore, Nicole Marriner and Marilyn Markel

The Cooking School is celebrating the exuberant and eccentric woman who taught America about French cooking. Julia Child’s voice still rings in our ears today and we remember her as the cult figure of French-American cookery. Julia was born on August 15, 1912 ... more details

Register$35.00

Meet the Virginia Artisan

Saturday, August 16, 2014
From oystermen to wine makers, come celebrate the finest artisans from The Old Dominion State. We are proud to have local food purveyors join us at Southern Season for a week of family-friendly events honoring and savoring Virginia food and drink. While you're here, tour our cooking school and ... more details
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Class: Volunteer Orientation and Sign Up for Classes

Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 9:00am

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Join us for an orientation outlining the benefits of becoming a volunteer in the Cooking School and a brief discussion of proper kitchen procedures, sanitation and safety. Southern Season’s Cooking School provides an epicurean education paired with a heaping serving of expertise and style. Students learn from ... more details

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CLASS: Shop the Market

Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 11:00am

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Chef: Cooking School Staff

Summer farmers’ markets are a celebration of the senses—the aromas, the colors, the flavors… the list goes on and on. As seasoned locavores, the Cooking School Staff guide you through an adventure to the famers’ market where you will purchase fresh ... more details

Register$45.00

Wine Tasting with Juice Wine Purveyors

Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 11:00am
Join us in the wine department on Saturday, August 16th between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting.

Juice Wine Purveyors will be joining us to showcase some of the most exciting wines from their portfolio this season.

Wines featured in this tasting will be 20% OFF ... more details
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CLASS: Princess Party

Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 11:00am

Chef: Lisa Moore

We have added glitter and glamour to these princess-inspired sweets and treats that are perfect for a party. Queen Lisa Moore teaches each pretty princess some of her favorite recipes along with a healthy dose of princess etiquette. So get your ball gowns and tiaras ready for a ... more details

Register$30.00

Wine Tasting With The Robins Cellars

Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 12:00pm
Join us in the Wine Department on Saturday, August 16th between 12-3 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting. Scott Young will be joining us from The Robins Cellars to share his wine expertise along with tastings of select wines from The Robins Cellars' portfolio. This is a free event. No purchase ... more details
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Wine Tasting with Fine Wine Trading Company

Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 1:00pm
Join us in the wine department on Saturday, August 16th between 1-4 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting.

Fine Wine Trading Company will be joining us to showcase some of the most exciting wines from their portfolio this season.

Wines featured in this tasting will be 20% OFF today

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804ork Cookbook Signing

Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 2:00pm
Join us on Saturday, August 16th between 2-4 pm for a special book signing with some of the authors of 804ork (Pronounced: 8-0-Fork) 804ork is more than a cookbook. It’s a who’s who; a what’s what, and a local travel guide for the hungry, a book that will find a ... more details
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Class: Cooking in the 60s

Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 6:00pm

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Most remember when cream-of-something soup and casseroles became the celebrated companions of the 1960s home cook. You are invited to relive the recipes of your childhood with nuanced ingredients and instructions, using “The Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad Sixties Cookbook.” Always comforting and sometimes kitschy, these dishes are ... more details

Register$35.00

Meet the Virginia Artisan

Sunday, August 17, 2014
From oystermen to wine makers, come celebrate the finest artisans from The Old Dominion State. We are proud to have local food purveyors join us at Southern Season for a week of family-friendly events honoring and savoring Virginia food and drink. While you're here, tour our cooking school and ... more details
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CLASS: Knife Skills

Sunday, August 17, 2014 at 12:00pm

Chef: 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 served. Feel free ... more details

Due to limited seating availability, tickets are no longer available online for this event. Please call 919-929-7133 or stop by our store to purchase tickets or be added to the waiting list.

Wine Tasting with Two Oceans Distributors

Sunday, August 17, 2014 at 12:00pm
Join us in the wine department on Sunday, August 17th between 12-3 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting.

Two Oceans Distributors will be joining us to showcase some of the most exciting wines from their portfolio this season.

Wines featured in this tasting will be 20% OFF today

This is a ... more details
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Class: Vegetables on the Grill!

Sunday, August 17, 2014 at 2:00pm

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Chef: Cooking School Staff

Carnivorous crowd, be warned, this grilling class goes out to the veggie lovers. It’s time to introduce your grill to new guests, fresh from the farmers’ market. Whether you’re treating a child with a veggie aversion or you’re tired of roasting, ... more details

Register$45.00

CLASS: Summer Brunch

Sunday, August 17, 2014 at 2:00pm

Chef: Nanci Kestenbaum

Laid-back living is what the Lowcountry is all about. Summer brunch should be casual yet elegant, and filled with good friends. Nanci Kestenbaum, Cooking School Instructor, teaches you how to casually entertain out-of-town guests and impress with summer’s bounty.

Menu: Spicy Gazpacho; Mediterranean Quiche; Tabbouleh; Lavender Cookies

Register$35.00

CLASS: Knife Skills

Sunday, August 17, 2014 at 3:00pm

Chef: 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 served. Feel free ... more details

Due to limited seating availability, tickets are no longer available online for this event. Please call 919-929-7133 or stop by our store to purchase tickets or be added to the waiting list.

Virginia Craft Beer and Farm Dinner

Sunday, August 17, 2014 at 6:00pm
Join us for a Special Dinner at Southerly on Sunday, August 17th at 6 p.m. It's time for Virginia brews to get their moment to shine! Come enjoy this special menu designed to pair perfectly with an ice cold craft beer. $39 per guest includes 4-courses with beer pairings. Spaces are limited; ... more details

Land and Sea Celebration

Monday, August 18, 2014
From the Tidewater to the Shenandoah, celebrate Virginia’s most beloved offerings. In our cooking school, we'll be exploring the best ways to enjoy some of our favorite Virginia specialties. Learn how to grill lamb, or how to shuck and prepare the perfect oyster! While you're in the store, be ... more details
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CLASS: Beyond the Basics with Nathalie Dupree

Monday, August 18, 2014 at 10:00am

Chef: Nathalie Dupree

Nathalie Dupree is a name synonymous with Southern food, and her love of the Lowcountry has transformed a love of teaching Southern cuisine. An author of three James Beard award-winning cookbooks, including “Mastering the Art of Southern Cooking,” Nathalie is also the Founding Chairman of the Charleston Wine ... more details

Due to limited seating availability, tickets are no longer available online for this event. Please call 919-929-7133 or stop by our store to purchase tickets or be added to the waiting list.

CLASS: Summer Southern Dinner Party

Monday, August 18, 2014 at 5:00pm

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Chef: Katie Coleman

Summer is when friends and family fill your house for slow evenings of quiet conversation. Join Katie Coleman, chef and owner of Durham Spirits Company, for a hands-on experience and see how to simplify your summer dinner parties.

Menu: Fried Green Tomatoes; ... more details

Due to limited seating availability, tickets are no longer available online for this event. Please call 919-929-7133 or stop by our store to purchase tickets or be added to the waiting list.

Land and Sea Celebration

Tuesday, August 19, 2014
From the Tidewater to the Shenandoah, celebrate Virginia’s most beloved offerings. In our cooking school, we'll be exploring the best ways to enjoy some of our favorite Virginia specialties. Learn how to grill lamb, or how to shuck and prepare the perfect oyster! While you're in the store, be ... more details
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Class: Kids in the Kitchen: Eating in India

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 11:00am

Chef: Cooking School Staff

While Southern Season may be miles from the Taj Mahal, the Cooking School Staff is bringing India to the kitchen with food and flavors from the region. Though often spicy, kids can take an interactive walk on the mild side of India ... more details

Register$30.00

CLASS: The Lowcountry Vegetarian

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 5:00pm

Chef: Emily Kimbrough

Carnivorous crowd, be warned, this class is for the veggie lovers. Whether you’re treating a child with a veggie aversion or you’re looking for vegetable inspiration, learn how to give your vegetarian dishes a Lowcountry spin with help from Emily Kimbrough.

Menu: Lowcountry Chef’s ... more details

Register$45.00

CLASS: Late Summer Seafood

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 6:00pm

Chef: Brendan Cox

Chef Brendan Cox and his wife moved to Pittsboro in 2011 with the dream of opening their own restaurant. In late spring of 2012, the duo unveiled Oakleaf in Pittsboro's historic Chatham Mills building, serving creative, seasonal cuisine and small production wines in a casually sophisticated setting. In ... more details

Tickets are no longer available for this sold-out event. Please call 919-929-7133 or stop by our store to be added to the waiting list.

Class: Chill Out Richmond: Beat the Heat with Salads and Sweets

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 6:00pm

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Summer is great for grilling, but burning charcoal only adds to the blaze. As temperatures creep from sweltering to scorching, learn to beat the heat with help the Cooking School Staff as they teach you the arts fresh salads and frozen treats to help you chill out ... more details

Register$35.00

Land and Sea Celebration

Wednesday, August 20, 2014
From the Tidewater to the Shenandoah, celebrate Virginia’s most beloved offerings. In our cooking school, we'll be exploring the best ways to enjoy some of our favorite Virginia specialties. Learn how to grill lamb, or how to shuck and prepare the perfect oyster! While you're in the store, be ... more details
Free Event

Wine Tasting With The Robins Cellars

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at 11:00am
Join us in the Wine Department on Wednesday, August 20th between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting. David O'Neill will be joining us from The Robins Cellars to share his wine expertise along with tastings of select wines from The Robins Cellars' portfolio. This is a free event. ... more details
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Big Boss Brewing Beer Bonanza

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at 4:00pm
Join us in the Wine and Beer Department on Wednesday, August 20th between 4-6 p.m. for a Big Boss Brewing Beer Bonanza! Megan will be coming from Big Boss Brewery in Raleigh, NC, to share some of the best NC craft beer from right here in the Triangle. Come see ... more details

CLASS: Gluten-Free Pasta

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at 5:00pm

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Chef: Amanda Fisher

While there are plenty of dried gluten free pastas on supermarket shelves, there are almost no fresh gluten-free pastas. Learn how to make your own fresh pasta sans gluten and create delicious and creative dishes with all the flexibility and flavor of ... more details

Register$45.00

CLASS: Beat the Heat

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at 5:00pm

Chef: Melinda Piercy

Sure, summer is great for grilling, but burning charcoal or gas only adds to the blaze. As temperatures creep from sweltering to scorching, learn to beat the heat with help from Melinda Piercy, owner of The Culinary Connection. Have a hands-on experience learning ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Julia Child’s Birthday Celebration

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at 6:00pm

Chef: Cooking School Staff

The Cooking School is celebrating the exuberant and eccentric woman who introduced America French cooking. Julia Child’s voice still rings in our ears today and we remember her as the cult figure of French-American cookery. Julia Child was born on August 15, 1912 in Pasadena, California, and ... more details

Register$35.00

Land and Sea Celebration

Thursday, August 21, 2014
From the Tidewater to the Shenandoah, celebrate Virginia’s most beloved offerings. In our cooking school, we'll be exploring the best ways to enjoy some of our favorite Virginia specialties. Learn how to grill lamb, or how to shuck and prepare the perfect oyster! While you're in the store, be ... more details
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Class: Kids in the Kitchen: Eating in India

Thursday, August 21, 2014 at 11:00am

Chef: Cooking School Staff

While Southern Season may be miles from the Taj Mahal, the Cooking School Staff is bringing India to the kitchen with food and flavors from the region. Though often spicy, kids can take an interactive walk on the mild side of India ... more details

Register$30.00

Thursdays Uncorked: Harvest of the Lowcountry

Thursday, August 21, 2014 at 5:00pm
You’ve heard of eating local, but what about drinking local? While French and Italian wines garner international acclaim, it’s about time you took a tour of your own local options, from the Lowcountry to the Upcountry. Maybe next time you’ll think twice about that Bordeaux or Chianti. Tickets: $15 Stop by ... more details

Class: Wine and Grilling Entrées

Thursday, August 21, 2014 at 6:00pm

Chef: Sergio Pinzon and Cooking School Staff

Beer and the grill? Sure. Wine and the grill? Why not! Allow the Cooking School Staff to make serving suggestions for your summer grilling menus, from light reds to crisp whites. Trust the Sergio Pinzon of the Wine Department ... more details

Register$35.00

CLASS: Havana Nights: Cuban Cuisine

Thursday, August 21, 2014 at 6:00pm

Chef: Sandra Gutierrez

Cuban cuisine is more than ubiquitous beans and rice. Learn to conquer vast and varied Cuban dishes with help from Sandra Gutierrez, one of our country’s most recognized culinary experts and author of “Latin American Street Food” Next time you want to spice up your night, add a ... more details

Register$45.00

Land and Sea Celebration

Friday, August 22, 2014
From the Tidewater to the Shenandoah, celebrate Virginia’s most beloved offerings. In our cooking school, we'll be exploring the best ways to enjoy some of our favorite Virginia specialties. Learn how to grill lamb, or how to shuck and prepare the perfect oyster! While you're in the store, be ... more details
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Class: Learn at Lunch: Summer's Bounty

Friday, August 22, 2014 at 12:00pm

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Learn how to savor summer with new takes on farmers’ market finds. The Cooking School Staff teaches you new ways to make the most of summer’s bounty, along with inspiring recipes that are easy enough to recreate at home but elegant enough to impress dinner guests.

Menu: ... more details

Register$30.00

Fridays Uncorked: Harvest of Virginia

Friday, August 22, 2014 at 5:00pm
You’ve heard of eating local, but what about drinking local? While French and Italian wines garner international acclaim, it’s about time you took a tour of your own local options, from the Shenandoah to Monticello. Maybe next time you’ll think twice about that Bordeaux or Chianti. Tickets: $15 Stop by any ... more details

Fridays Uncorked: Harvest of North Carolina

Friday, August 22, 2014 at 5:00pm

You’ve heard of eating local, but what about drinking local? While French and Italian wines garner international acclaim, it’s about time you took a tour of your own local options, from the Triangle to the Appalachians. Maybe next time you’ll think twice about that Bordeaux or Chianti.

Tickets: $15 Stop by ... more details

CLASS: The Art of Fruit Pie

Friday, August 22, 2014 at 6:00pm

Chef: Anna Lone

The hardest decision faced daily? Cake or pie. While you may adore both, admit it, summer is when fruit pies shine. True, fruit pies can be tricky, but in this class you will learn to make the perfect flaky and flavorful crust and how to prevent your fruit from ... more details

Register$35.00

Land and Sea Celebration

Saturday, August 23, 2014
From the Tidewater to the Shenandoah, celebrate Virginia’s most beloved offerings. In our cooking school, we'll be exploring the best ways to enjoy some of our favorite Virginia specialties. Learn how to grill lamb, or how to shuck and prepare the perfect oyster! While you're in the store, be ... more details
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Wine Tasting with Sour Grapes

Saturday, August 23, 2014 at 11:00am
Join us in the wine department on Saturday, August 23rd between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting.

Sour Grapes will be joining us to showcase some of the most exciting wines from their portfolio this season.

Wines featured in this tasting will be 20% OFF today

This ... more details
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Wine Tasting With The Robins Cellars

Saturday, August 23, 2014 at 12:00pm
Join us in the Wine Department on Saturday, August 23rd between 12-3 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting. Brian Moore will be joining us from The Robins Cellars to share his wine expertise along with tastings of select wines from The Robins Cellars' portfolio. This is a free event. No purchase ... more details
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Wine Tasting with Tryon Distributors

Saturday, August 23, 2014 at 1:00pm
Join us in the wine department on Saturday, August 23rd between 1-4 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting.

Tryon Distributors will be joining us to showcase some of the most exciting wines from their portfolio this season.

Wines featured in this tasting will be 20% OFF today

This is a free ... more details
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CLASS: Italian Picnic

Saturday, August 23, 2014 at 4:00pm

Chef: Cecelia Cerasoli

Italy’s warm weather and abundant sunshine draw friends and families outdoors for meals enjoyed alfresco. Cecilia Cerasoli, owner of Charleston’s late and great Italian eatery, Porta Via, presents traditional Italian picnic food. While you may not be picnicking in the rolling hills of ... more details

Register$45.00

CLASS: Pork Meets Chiles

Saturday, August 23, 2014 at 5:00pm

Chef: Marcelo Villasuso

“Meat” still means pork in North Carolina. While the Spanish explorer DeSoto introduced hogs to Florida and Alabama about 1540, the conquistadors introduced hogs to Yucatán, Mexico. Explore pork dishes south of the border with help from Marcelo Villasuso, food and travel expert and Mexican expat.

Menu: Torta ... more details

Register$40.00

Land and Sea Celebration

Sunday, August 24, 2014
From the Tidewater to the Shenandoah, celebrate Virginia’s most beloved offerings. In our cooking school, we'll be exploring the best ways to enjoy some of our favorite Virginia specialties. Learn how to grill lamb, or how to shuck and prepare the perfect oyster! While you're in the store, be ... more details
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Two Oceans Distributors

Sunday, August 24, 2014 at 12:00pm
Join us in the wine department on Sunday, August 24th between 12-3 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting.

Two Oceans Distributors will be joining us to showcase some of the most exciting wines from their portfolio this season.

Wines featured in this tasting will be 20% OFF today

This is a ... more details
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Class: White House Pastry Chef

Sunday, August 24, 2014 at 1:00pm

Chef: Roland Mesnier

French Chef Roland Mesnier was the White House pastry chef from Jimmy Carter to George W. Bush, with rousing tales of Ronald Reagan’s chocolate mousse binges to Barbara Bush’s love of dry, overcooked fish. Join Roland and wow your friends and family with White House-worthy confections.

Register$55.00

CLASS: Vegetarian Grilling

Sunday, August 24, 2014 at 2:00pm

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Chef: Brian Adornetto

Carnivorous crowd, be warned, this grilling class goes out to the veggie lovers. It’s time to introduce your grill to new guests, fresh from the farmers’ market. Whether you’re treating a child (or husband) with a veggie aversion or you’re tired of ... more details

Register$45.00

CLASS: Knife Skills

Sunday, August 24, 2014 at 2:00pm

Chef: Nanci Kestenbaum

Join Nanci Kestenbaum to learn basic cutting and chopping techniques, how to hold a knife properly and how to care for and sharpen your knives in this wildly popular class series. After practicing knife skills, a snack will be served. Feel free to ... more details

Register$50.00

Virginia Surf and Turf Mixer

Sunday, August 24, 2014 at 6:00pm
Join us for a Special Dinner at Southerly on Sunday, August 24th at 6 p.m. The Land and Sea Celebration culminates with a Surf and Turf Mixer highlighting the best seafood and meat from local farmers. $39 per guest; 4-courses Spaces are limited; reservations recommended. Call us at 855-592-3446 for reservations.

End of Summer Cookout

Monday, August 25, 2014
While the end of summer may mean the fewer sunny days by the shore, it also means the beginning of fall. Prepare for tailgating season with a Grill Off to benefit Share the Food Foundation, Southern Season’s non-profit organization working to fight hunger in Richmond communities. While you’re there, shop ... more details
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Wine Tasting With The Robins Cellars

Monday, August 25, 2014 at 11:00am
Join us in the Wine Department on Monday, August 25th between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting. David O'Neill will be joining us from The Robins Cellars to share his wine expertise along with tastings of select wines from The Robins Cellars' portfolio. This is a free event. ... more details
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CLASS: Peach Perfect

Monday, August 25, 2014 at 5:00pm

Chef: Lisa Moore

Though our neighbor to the south is the Peach State, most locals would agree that South Carolina peaches are sweeter. An icon of Southern summers, juicy peaches show up in everything from sangria to salsa. Have a hands-on experience with Lisa Moore, former ... more details

Register$40.00

CLASS: Greek Meze Party: Small Plates

Monday, August 25, 2014 at 5:00pm

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Chef: Athina Sgambati

Forever fresh and slightly salted, Greek food is a favorite among health-conscious Americans. So if you inhale hummus by the pound or have an unabashed adoration for olives, or maybe you just enjoy Greek yogurt, try your hands at the glorious foods ... more details

Due to limited seating availability, tickets are no longer available online for this event. Please call 919-929-7133 or stop by our store to purchase tickets or be added to the waiting list.

End of Summer Cookout

Tuesday, August 26, 2014
While the end of summer may mean the fewer sunny days by the shore, it also means the beginning of fall. Prepare for tailgating season with a Grill Off to benefit Share the Food Foundation, Southern Season’s non-profit organization working to fight hunger in Richmond communities. While you’re there, shop ... more details
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Class: Kids in the Kitchen: Eating in Mexico

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at 11:00am

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Learn how to make authentic Mexican food! The Cooking School Staff is turning the kitchen into a hands-on classroom to celebrate the milder flavors of Mexico. Your children will learn to make fresh Mexican food with recipes that are kid-friendly and ingredients ... more details

Register$30.00

CLASS: Shop the Tuesday Afternoon Market

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at 5:00pm

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Chef: Caitlin Burke

Our summer farmers’ markets are a celebration of the senses—the aromas, the colors, the flavors… the list goes on and on. Caitlin Burke is a seasoned locavore and guides you through an adventure to the local famers’ market where you will purchase ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: A Trio of Salad

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at 6:00pm

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Summer is when salads shine as dinner entrées. Tart vinaigrettes meet bitter greens, tossed with creamy cheeses and sweet berries for vibrant and flavorful entrées. The Cooking School Staff will teach you a swath of salads with a few unexpected additions.

Menu: Cobb Salad; Smoked Duck Salad ... more details

Register$35.00

CLASS: Less Than 10-Minute Meals

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at 6:00pm

Chef: Laurie Erickson

With the kids back in school, our schedules fill up fast. Laurie Erickson, author of “Chef by Step: The World’s Easiest Cookbook,” helps you maximize meals while cutting cleanup and cook time. Learn one-pot wonders and 10-minute meals for less work on weeknights. Cooking dinner and washing dishes ... more details

Register$35.00

End of Summer Cookout

Wednesday, August 27, 2014
While the end of summer may mean the fewer sunny days by the shore, it also means the beginning of fall. Prepare for tailgating season with a Grill Off to benefit Share the Food Foundation, Southern Season’s non-profit organization working to fight hunger in Richmond communities. While you’re there, shop ... more details
Free Event

Wine Tasting With The Robins Cellars

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at 11:00am
Join us in the Wine Department on Wednesday, August 27th between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting. David O'Neill will be joining us from The Robins Cellars to share his wine expertise along with tastings of select wines from The Robins Cellars' portfolio. This is a free event. ... more details
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CLASS: Lowcountry Summer Favorites

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at 5:00pm

Chef: Emily Kimbrough

While most adore the offerings of the Lowcountry year around, the summer season really gets foodies and cooks excited. The meats are lighter and the produce is brighter, making for meals that celebrate all the senses. But really. Your culinary creativity will go ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Classic Cookbook: The Joy of Cooking

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at 6:00pm

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Its tattered, torn and splattered cover is consistent throughout American kitchens. Recently ringing in its 75th anniversary, “The Joy of Cooking” is the companion to novice and accomplished cooks alike. Including everything from how to cook succulent pot roast to how to bake decadent brownies, “The Joy ... more details

Register$35.00

CLASS: Cocktails from The Crunkleton

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at 6:00pm

Chef: Gary Crunkleton

Gary Crunkleton lends his namesake, personality and talent to Chapel Hill’s storied bar, The Crunkleton. Gary has a gift for making the old feel new—popularizing Prohibition-era cocktails—and the new feel old—crafting a bar with timeless charm. Whether or not you’ve visited this landmark watering hole, learn four classic ... more details

Register$40.00

End of Summer Cookout

Thursday, August 28, 2014
While the end of summer may mean the fewer sunny days by the shore, it also means the beginning of fall. Prepare for tailgating season with a Grill Off to benefit Share the Food Foundation, Southern Season’s non-profit organization working to fight hunger in Richmond communities. While you’re there, shop ... more details
Free Event

Breville Kitchen Electronics Demo

Thursday, August 28, 2014 at 10:00am
Come see the best quality kitchen electronics we are featuring in our expansive home goods department. Breville will be here to demonstrate their diverse line of kitchen electronics on Thursday, August 28th from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm.

Class: Kids in the Kitchen: Eating in Mexico

Thursday, August 28, 2014 at 11:00am

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Learn how to make authentic Mexican food! The Cooking School Staff is turning the kitchen into a hands-on classroom to celebrate the milder flavors of Mexico. Your children will learn to make fresh Mexican food with recipes that are kid-friendly and ingredients ... more details

Register$30.00

Thursdays Uncorked: Wines of Hungary

Thursday, August 28, 2014 at 5:00pm
When it comes to Hungarian viticulture, the wines are inspiring but the names are intimidating. Certainly the Tokaji label comes to most minds first, however, there is so much more to be discovered. This is our crash course in the delicious Hungarian harvest from dry reds and whites to the ... more details

CLASS: Indonesian Cuisine

Thursday, August 28, 2014 at 6:00pm

Chef: Karel Leemkuil

Indonesian dishes deserve an evening to shine. Chef Karel Leemkuil is a classically trained chef from The Netherlands, and for over two decades, he has been working as an Executive Chef in world-class restaurants, resorts, hotels and cruise lines. As a recent transplant to the Chapel Hill area, ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: A Very Virginia End of Summer’s Bounty Cookout

Thursday, August 28, 2014 at 6:00pm

Chef: Kendra Baily Morris

Kendra Baily Morris is a cookbook author, personal chef, culinary instructor, cooking show host and Richmond, Virginia native. She has served as a judge for the 2011 and 2013 James Beard Awards, and has a master's degree in creative writing from Virginia Commonwealth University. Join Kendra to ... more details

Register$40.00

End of Summer Cookout

Friday, August 29, 2014
While the end of summer may mean the fewer sunny days by the shore, it also means the beginning of fall. Prepare for tailgating season with a Grill Off to benefit Share the Food Foundation, Southern Season’s non-profit organization working to fight hunger in Richmond communities. While you’re there, shop ... more details
Free Event

Breville Kitchen Electronics Demo

Friday, August 29, 2014 at 10:00am
Come see the best quality kitchen electronics we are featuring in our expansive home goods department. Breville will be here to demonstrate their diverse line of kitchen electronics on Friday, August 29th from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm.

Wine Tasting With The Robins Cellars

Friday, August 29, 2014 at 12:00pm
Join us in the Wine Department on Friday, August 29th between 12-3 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting. David O'Neill will be joining us from The Robins Cellars to share his wine expertise along with tastings of select wines from The Robins Cellars' portfolio. This is a free event. No purchase ... more details
Free Event

Fridays Uncorked: Wines of Hungary

Friday, August 29, 2014 at 5:00pm

When it comes to Hungarian viticulture, the wines are inspiring but the names are intimidating. Certainly the Tokaji label comes to most minds first, however, there is so much more to be discovered. This is our crash course in the delicious Hungarian harvest from dry reds and whites to the ... more details

Fridays Uncorked: Wines of Hungary

Friday, August 29, 2014 at 5:00pm
When it comes to Hungarian viticulture, the wines are inspiring but the names are intimidating. Certainly the Tokaji label comes to most minds first, however, there is so much more to be discovered. This is our crash course in the delicious Hungarian harvest from dry reds and whites to the ... more details

Free Beer Tasting: Freedom Distributing

Friday, August 29, 2014 at 5:00pm

Join us in the Wine and Beer Department on Friday, August 29th between 5-7 p.m. for a complementary beer tasting. Joshua from Freedom Distributing will be joining us to sample some of their best craft beers.

This is a free event; no purchase or registration is required.

Featured Beers will ... more details

Free Beer Tasting: Tryon Distributors

Friday, August 29, 2014 at 5:30pm

Join us in the Wine and Beer Department on Friday, August 29th between 5:30-7:00 p.m. for a complementary beer tasting. Joseph from Tryon Distributing will be joining us to sample some of their best craft beers.

This is a free event; no purchase or registration is required.

Featured Beers will ... more details

CLASS: Classic Cookbook: The Joy of Cooking

Friday, August 29, 2014 at 6:00pm

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Its tattered, torn and splattered cover is consistent throughout American kitchens. Recently ringing in its 75th anniversary, “The Joy of Cooking” is the companion to novice and accomplished cooks alike. Including everything from how to skin a squirrel to how to bake brownies, “The Joy of Cooking,” ... more details

Register$35.00

End of Summer Cookout

Saturday, August 30, 2014
While the end of summer may mean the fewer sunny days by the shore, it also means the beginning of fall. Prepare for tailgating season with a Grill Off to benefit Share the Food Foundation, Southern Season’s non-profit organization working to fight hunger in Richmond communities. While you’re there, shop ... more details
Free Event

Class: Volunteer Orientation and Sign Up for Classes

Saturday, August 30, 2014 at 9:00am

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Join us for an orientation outlining the benefits of becoming a volunteer in the Cooking School and a brief discussion of proper kitchen procedures, sanitation and safety. Southern Season’s Cooking School provides an epicurean education paired with a heaping serving of expertise and style. Students learn from ... more details

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Wine Tasting with Juice Wine Purveyors

Saturday, August 30, 2014 at 11:00am
Join us in the wine department on Saturday, August 30th between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting.

Juice Wine Purveyors will be joining us to showcase some of the most exciting wines from their portfolio this season.

Wines featured in this tasting will be 20% OFF ... more details
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Freedom Distributing

Saturday, August 30, 2014 at 12:00pm
Join us in the wine department on Saturday, August 30th between 12-3 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting.

Freedom Distributing will be joining us to showcase some of the most exciting wines from their portfolio this season.

Wines featured in this tasting will be 20% OFF today

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Wine Tasting with Ararat Imports

Saturday, August 30, 2014 at 1:00pm
Join us in the wine department on Saturday, August 30th between 1-4 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting.

Ararat Imports will be joining us to showcase some of the most exciting wines from their portfolio this season.

Wines featured in this tasting will be 20% OFF today

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CLASS: Worldly One Pot Wonders

Saturday, August 30, 2014 at 4:00pm

Chef: Lisa Moore

Think one-pot meals likes soups are stews are just for cold weather? Think again. Don’t miss out on beach time or lake time with hours of washing dirty dishes. Lisa Moore, Cooking School Instructor, creates satisfying and simple one-pot meals that are delicious, ... more details

Register$40.00

Blues and Brews Party

Saturday, August 30, 2014 at 5:00pm
Join us on Saturday, August 30th at 5 p.m. for a special dinner at Southerly Restaurant. Relax to downhome blues music with a cold craft beer in hand and let us do the grilling for you. We'll be firing up the coals and offering a buffet-style dinner loaded with Southern ... more details

Class: Eat Your Vegetables

Saturday, August 30, 2014 at 6:00pm

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Whether you’re cooking for one or cooking for a crowd, Joe Yonan’s cookbook, “Eat Your Vegetables: Bold Recipes for the Single Cook,” provides innovative insight for actually enjoying your vegetables. Say goodbye to broccoli with processed cheesed or freezer-burned bag of peas, and allow the Cooking School ... more details

Register$35.00

End of Summer Cookout

Sunday, August 31, 2014
While the end of summer may mean the fewer sunny days by the shore, it also means the beginning of fall. Prepare for tailgating season with a Grill Off to benefit Share the Food Foundation, Southern Season’s non-profit organization working to fight hunger in Richmond communities. While you’re there, shop ... more details
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Wine Tasting with Tryon Distributors

Sunday, August 31, 2014 at 12:00pm
Join us in the wine department on Sunday, August 31st between 12-3 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting.

Tryon Distributors will be joining us to showcase some of the most exciting wines from their portfolio this season.

Wines featured in this tasting will be 20% OFF today

This is a free ... more details
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CLASS: Kids in the Kitchen: Wonderful Watermelon

Sunday, August 31, 2014 at 2:00pm

Chef: Lisa Moore

Make the most of fleeting watermelon months! Have a hands-on experience with Lisa Moore as she guides you and your child through a wealth of watermelon dishes for scorching Lowcountry summers.

Menu: Watermelon and Feta Salad; Grilled Chicken with Sweet Watermelon Glaze; Watermelon ... more details

Register$30.00

CLASS: Late Summer Bounty from the Garden

Sunday, August 31, 2014 at 2:00pm

Chef: Lucindy Willis

While school may have started, summer produce is far from gone. Savor summer one last time and preserve what remains with help from Chef Lucindy Willis as she prepares some of the dishes that won the Best Dish Competition for Casual Dining in 2009 and 2011.

Menu: Heirloom ... more details

Register$45.00

CLASS: Beer Garden Grilling

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at 5:00pm

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Chef: Katie Coleman

While the weather may be hot, the grill is hotter, but the beer is ice-cold. Join Katie Coleman, Culinary Institute of America graduate and owner and chef of the Durham Spirits Company, to experience how beer is not only a beloved beverage, ... more details

Register$45.00

CLASS: Consult the Dietitian

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at 6:00pm

Chef: Tonya Turner, Laura Nance and the Cooking School Staff

Whether you buy a roasted chicken or roast a couple over the weekend, let the Cooking School Staff show you how to turn these birds into three healthy meals with help from Tonya Turner and Laura Nance, certified dietitians from the ... more details

Register$30.00

Class: Authentic Asian Noodles

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at 6:00pm

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Whether they’re made with rice, wheat or something exotic and eccentric, noodles are classic comfort food in any country. We often credit Italy with gifting the world with pasta, however, Asian cultures make amazing noodle dishes that define their own culture. While we won’t be featuring the ... more details

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Rail House Brewery Beer Tasting

Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at 5:00pm
Join us in the Wine and Beer Department on Wednesday, September 3rd between 5-7 p.m. for a complementary beer tasting with Lisa from Rail House Brewery. She'll be pouring and discussing their line up of beers, including the "2013 NC Brewer's Cup" First Place winning Mastif Oatmeal Stout and Ka-bar ... more details

Class: Southern Cornbread

Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at 6:00pm

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Chef: Cooking School Staff

“Make Cornbread, Not War,” is the unofficial slogan of the Southern Foodways Alliance, and is certainly a mantra the Cooking School tries to maintain. From breakfast slathered in butter to dinner sopping up barbecue sauce, cornbread is such a versatile side. ... more details

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CLASS: Spice it Up!

Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at 6:00pm

Chef: Lisa Moore and Nicole Marriner

Most cooks are comfortable with salt and pepper, however the other 1,000-plus spices seem confusing and intimidating. Allow Lisa Moore and Nicole Marriner, both former apprentices of James Beard award-winner Nathalie Dupree, to lead you around the globe using spices as their guide. Visit the ... more details

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CLASS: Taste of the Triangle: Piedmont

Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at 6:00pm

Chef: Ben Adams

In May 2013, Chef Ben Adams set out to create a restaurant with a strong sense of place. Today, he is chef and partner of Piedmont restaurant in downtown Durham. His modern seasonal cooking is rustic and refined, and is certainly at home in Durham’s food-focused downtown. ... more details

Register$45.00

Thursdays Uncorked: Old World vs. New World

Thursday, September 4, 2014 at 5:00pm
Whether you prefer a Rhône Valley vintage or a young California chardonnay, compare like varietals and soil types from new and old world wine regions. You may just find your new favorite. Tickets: $15 Stop by any time from 5 to 8 p.m. Register over the phone at: (843) 416-1249

Class: Glorious Foods of Greece

Thursday, September 4, 2014 at 6:00pm

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Forever fresh and slightly salted, Greek food is a favorite among health-conscious Americans. So if you inhale hummus by the pound or have an unabashed adoration for olives, or maybe you just enjoy Greek yogurt, try your hand at the glorious foods of Greece.

Menu: Hummus; Tapenade; ... more details

Register$35.00

CLASS: The Eddy Pub

Thursday, September 4, 2014 at 6:00pm

Chef: Isaiah Allen

Located in delightfully eccentric Saxaphaw, North Carolina—the old mill town-turned-hipster haven—Eddy Pub is the place to be. Chef Isaiah Allen is the gastropub’s Executive Chef and spends mornings and off-days digging in the dirt and growing food to feed his family and restaurant goers—a farm-to-fork purest. He is ... more details

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Fridays Uncorked: Old World vs. New World

Friday, September 5, 2014 at 5:00pm

Whether you prefer a Rhône Valley vintage or a young California chardonnay, compare like varietals and soil types from new and old world wine regions. You may just find your new favorite.

Tickets: $15 Stop by any time from 5 to 8 p.m. in the Cooking School Register in-person at the Wine ... more details

CLASS: Dinner Duet: Coq au Vin

Friday, September 5, 2014 at 5:00pm

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Hearty bowls of everyone’s favorite French standard cut the chill of highly-anticipated autumn and winter evenings. Grab your significant other and enjoy a soothing serving of Coq au Vin prepared by the Cooking School Staff, accompanied by thick slices of rustic bread ... more details

Register$30.00

Free Beer Tasting: Aviator Brewing

Friday, September 5, 2014 at 5:00pm

Join us in the Wine and Beer Department on Friday, September 5th between 5-7 p.m. for a complementary beer tasting. Aviator Brewing will be joining us to sample some of their best craft beers.

This is a free event; no purchase or registration is required.

Featured Beers will be 20% ... more details

Fridays Uncorked: Old World vs. New World

Friday, September 5, 2014 at 5:00pm
Whether you prefer a Rhône Valley vintage or a young California chardonnay, compare like varietals and soil types from new and old world wine regions. You may just find your new favorite. Tickets: $15 Stop by any time from 5 to 8 p.m.

Class: Creative Cupcakes

Saturday, September 6, 2014 at 11:00am

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Chef: Cooking School Staff

The cupcake craze continues as the Cooking School Staff teach you how to give ordinary cupcakes a professional taste and appearance. Learn classic Vanilla and Chocolate Cupcakes along with three varying icings to mix and match. Learn to craft cupcakes with ... more details

Register$45.00

Wine Tasting with Juice Wine Purveyors

Saturday, September 6, 2014 at 11:00am
Join us in the wine department on Saturday, September 6th between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting.

Juice Wine Purveyors will be joining us to showcase some of the most exciting wines from their portfolio this season.

Wines featured in this tasting will be 20% OFF ... more details
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CLASS: Starting Fresh! Recipes for Life with Jill Dahan

Saturday, September 6, 2014 at 1:00pm

Chef: Jill Dahan

You’re not a dietitian and you’re not a nutritionist, but you can still learn to make healthy meals for your family. In her debut cookbook, “Starting Fresh! Recipes for Life,” Chef Jill Dahan promotes her philosophy of wholesome yet simple meals. Learn to throw together a healthy, fuss-free ... more details

Register$50.00

Wine Tasting with Two Oceans Distributors

Saturday, September 6, 2014 at 1:00pm
Join us in the wine department on Saturday, September 6th between 1-4 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting.

Two Oceans Distributors will be joining us to showcase some of the most exciting wines from their portfolio this season.

Wines featured in this tasting will be 20% OFF today

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CLASS: Classic French Sauces

Saturday, September 6, 2014 at 6:00pm

Chef: Lisa Moore and Nicole Marriner with Stephen Bates

So your knowledge of French fare begins and ends with french fries? Stephen Bates, C.S.W. of the Wine Department, along with Lisa Moore and Nicole Marriner, guide you on a sophisticated journey through France, complete with classic ... more details

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Class: Starting Fresh! Recipes for Life with Jill Dahan

Sunday, September 7, 2014 at 12:00pm

Chef: Jill Dahan

You’re not a dietitian and you’re not a nutritionist, but you can still learn to make healthy meals for your family. In her debut cookbook “Starting Fresh! Recipes for Life,” Jill Dahan promotes her philosophy of wholesome yet simple meals. Learn to throw together a healthy, fuss-free dinner ... more details

Register$50.00

Wine Tasting with Empire Distributors

Sunday, September 7, 2014 at 12:00pm

Join us in the wine department on Sunday, September 7th between 12-3 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting.

Empire Distributors will be joining us to showcase some of the most exciting wines from their portfolio this season.

Wines featured in this tasting will be 20% OFF today

This is a free ... more details

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CLASS: Knife Skills

Sunday, September 7, 2014 at 12:00pm

Chef: 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 served. Feel free ... more details

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CLASS: Knife Skills

Sunday, September 7, 2014 at 2:00pm

Chef: Nanci Kestenbaum

Join Nanci Kestenbaum to learn basic cutting and chopping techniques, how to hold a knife properly and how to care for and sharpen your knives in this wildly popular class series. Feel free to bring your own chef's knife, otherwise, one will be ... more details

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Starting Fresh: Recipes For Life Cookbook Signing

Sunday, September 7, 2014 at 2:00pm

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

Meet Jill and have your copy of Starting Fresh: Recipes ... more details

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CLASS: Knife Skills

Sunday, September 7, 2014 at 3:00pm

Chef: 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 served. Feel free ... more details

Tickets are no longer available for this sold-out event. Please call 919-929-7133 or stop by our store to be added to the waiting list.

CLASS: Taste of the Triangle: La Farm Bakery

Monday, September 8, 2014 at 5:00pm

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Chef: Lionel Vatinet

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

Tickets are no longer available for this sold-out event. Please call 919-929-7133 or stop by our store to be added to the waiting list.

CLASS: Everything Coconut

Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 6:00pm

Chef: Laurie Erickson

Prized among natural-food folks, coconut oil is quickly replacing olive oil on supermarket shelves. Its natural nutty, vanilla flavor is milder and lighter than butter and shines in sautés, soups and baked goods. Laurie Erickson, author of “Chef by Step: The World’s Easiest Cookbook,” helps you add coconut ... more details

Register$35.00

Class: The Glorious Vegetables of Italy

Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 6:00pm

Chef: Domenica Marchetti

Cookbook author and food writer Domenica Marchetti shares with you her Italian heritage through food—the center of Italian family life. Domenica teaches humble and honest Italian dishes that reflect her reverence for her heritage. Capitalizing on summer farmers’ market finds, Domenica instructs how to prepare a meal from ... more details

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CLASS: Beer 101 and an Introduction to Homebrewing

Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 6:00pm

Chef: Greg Hirsh and Sean Lilly Wilson

Ditch the domestic brews produced en masse with little attention to detail. Greg Hirsh, craft beer expert, and Sean Lilly Wilson of Fullsteam Brewery present beer with Southern sensibility. Sean discusses the North Carolina beer industry while Greg gives an overview of ales vs. ... more details

Register$40.00

Free Beer Tasting: Tryon Distributors

Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at 5:30pm

Join us in the Wine and Beer Department on Wednesday, September 10th between 5:30-7:00 p.m. for a complementary beer tasting. Joseph from Tryon Distributing will be joining us to sample some of their best craft beers.

This is a free event; no purchase or registration is required.

Featured Beers will ... more details

CLASS: KitchenCue

Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at 6:00pm

Chef: Shellie Kark

So you’ve seen every episode of Barefoot Contessa and The Pioneer Woman? It’s time to upgrade to Kitchen Cue, a DVD series nurturing America’s interest in healthy home cooking along with an understanding of food preparation and presentation. Shellie Kark is a professionally trained chef and culinary educator, ... more details

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CLASS: North Meets South America

Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at 6:00pm

Chef: Lisa Moore

Two continents collide when these delicious traditionally-South American recipes get a North American twist from Chef Lisa Moore, a North Carolina native with a passion for travel and ethnic cuisine. Find inspiration for your next backyard barbecue, spiced and spiked with Southern American flair.

Menu: Peruvian Crab Causa; Brined ... more details

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Class: Girls’ Night Out: Global Tapas

Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at 6:00pm

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Chef: Cooking School Staff

It’s true, girls just want to have fun. So spend your girls’ night out crafting gourmet tapas from around the globe. The Cooking School Staff will not only teach you haute hors d’oeuvres for your next soiree, but the wine will ... more details

Register$45.00

Thursdays Uncorked: Wines of Languedoc

Thursday, September 11, 2014 at 5:00pm
Languedoc rewrites the rules of French wine. Without ties to a noble history or noble grapes like the Rhône Valley or the Loire Valley regions, there exists constant experimentation, yielding wines with varied style and a common trend of exceptional terroir. Tickets: $15 Stop by any time from 5 to 8 p.m. ... more details

CLASS: Healthy Vegetarian Eating for an Active Lifestyle

Thursday, September 11, 2014 at 6:00pm

Chef: Ellen Clevenger-Firley

Not all athletes have the nutritionist and trainer on speed dial. Learn to fuel your body with food for an active lifestyle. Enjoy an educational program presented in conjunction with Thijs Van de Kamp, Store Manager of TrySports in University Mall, and Ellen Clevenger-Firley, Cooking School Manager and ... more details

Register$40.00

Class: Learn at Lunch: Elegant Fall Menu

Friday, September 12, 2014 at 12:00pm

Chef: Cooking School Staff

While the weather may not say fall, the calendar certainly does. Learn how to roast your autumn root vegetables with help from the Cooking School Staff. The Cooking School will turnip the heat so you can roast vegetables and poach pears for an unforgettable fall menu. Learn ... more details

Register$30.00

Fridays Uncorked: Wines of Languedoc

Friday, September 12, 2014 at 5:00pm
Languedoc rewrites the rules of French wine. Without ties to a noble history or noble grapes like the Rhône Valley or the Loire Valley regions, there exists constant experimentation, yielding wines with varied style and a common trend of exceptional terroir. Tickets: $15 Stop by any time from 5 to 8 p.m.

Fridays Uncorked: Wines of Languedoc

Friday, September 12, 2014 at 5:00pm

Languedoc rewrites the rules of French wine. Without ties to a noble history or noble grapes like the Rhône Valley or the Loire Valley regions, there exists constant experimentation, yielding wines with varied style and a common trend of exceptional terroir.

Tickets: $15 Stop by any time from 5 to 8 p.m. ... more details

CLASS: Chucktown Chow: Louis's at Sanford's

Friday, September 12, 2014 at 6:00pm

Chef: Louis Osteen

What could be better than an eatery following the expression, “Where Lowcountry magic is in the air—and on the table.” Louis’s upscale renditions of Lowcountry classics and the piquant pleasures of his food are on display in his restaurant menu of scrumptious, impeccably-prepared, regional dishes. The area’s rich ... more details

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CLASS: Fall Floral Arranging

Saturday, September 13, 2014 at 10:00am

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Chef: Floral Department Staff

With vivid leaves and vibrant blooms, fall is the perfect time for fresh-cut flowers in the Old North State. Southern Season floral experts, Kathy and Barbara, guide you through arranging basics, including tools and techniques for selecting, cutting and preserving flowers. ... more details

Register$50.00

Wine Tasting with Juice Wine Purveyors

Saturday, September 13, 2014 at 11:00am
Join us in the wine department on Saturday, September 13th between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting.

Juice Wine Purveyors will be joining us to showcase some of the most exciting wines from their portfolio this season.

Wines featured in this tasting will be 20% OFF ... more details
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Class: Southern Biscuits 201

Saturday, September 13, 2014 at 12:00pm

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Chef: Cooking School Staff

Biscuits are the backbone of any Southerner's recipe canon. The popularity of the basic biscuit class led the Southern Season Cooking School to roll out recipes using traditional techniques but with contemporary riffs on the buttermilk classic. So flour your hands ... more details

Register$35.00

Wine Tasting with Ararat Imports

Saturday, September 13, 2014 at 1:00pm
Join us in the wine department on Saturday, September 13th between 1-4 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting.

Ararat Imports will be joining us to showcase some of the most exciting wines from their portfolio this season.

Wines featured in this tasting will be 20% OFF today

This is a free ... more details
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CLASS: Starting Fresh! Recipes for Life

Saturday, September 13, 2014 at 1:00pm

Chef: Jill Dahan

You’re not a dietitian and you’re not a nutritionist, but you can still learn to make healthy meals for your family. In her debut cookbook “Starting Fresh! Recipes for Life,” Jill Dahan promotes her philosophy of wholesome yet simple meals. Learn to throw together a healthy, fuss-free dinner ... more details

Register$50.00

CLASS: Fresh from the Farm: Simple and Healthy Meals

Saturday, September 13, 2014 at 5:00pm

Chef: Lee Newlin

Homegrown is hip. The explosion of farmers’ markets, rooftop beekeepers and urban greenhouses equates to a mass movement in healthy eating. Larry and Lee Newlin farm sustainably along the banks of the Haw River at Peaceful River Farm where Lee teaches health-conscious cooking classes. The food and farm-focused ... more details

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Class: Wine and Pizza

Saturday, September 13, 2014 at 6:00pm

Chef: Cooking School Staff and Wine Department

Pizza and beer often leave you feeling too full (carbs, anyone?), but pizza and wine seem to make a perfect pair. Join the Cooking School Staff and Wine Department and learn unique combinations for America’s favorite food and how ... more details

Register$35.00

Wine Tasting with Two Oceans Distributors

Sunday, September 14, 2014 at 12:00pm
Join us in the wine department on Sunday, September 14th between 12-3 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting.

Two Oceans Distributors will be joining us to showcase some of the most exciting wines from their portfolio this season.

Wines featured in this tasting will be 20% OFF today

This is a ... more details
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CLASS: Goat Cheese Dishes for Early Fall

Sunday, September 14, 2014 at 2:00pm

Chef: Lucindy Willis

Its creamy texture and tangy flavor makes fresh chèvre easily adaptable to warm dishes for fall. Living only five miles from Sleepy Goat Farm in Caswell County, Chef Lucindy Willis has had countless opportunities to cook with goat cheese. This multi-course dinner starring fresh chèvre is sure to ... more details

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CLASS: Mediterranean Flavors

Sunday, September 14, 2014 at 2:00pm

Chef: Emily Kimbrough

You may be miles from the Mediterranean, but Emily Kimbrough is bringing those fresh flavors to the Cooking School kitchen. From the Greek Isles to the Amalfi Coast, the Mediterranean diet is often recommended by doctors as a heart-healthy eating plan focused on ... more details

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Class: Stunning Soufflés

Sunday, September 14, 2014 at 2:00pm

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Chef: Cooking School Staff

It’s a myth that soufflés are tricky and temperamental. The Cooking School Staff simplifies soufflé with a hands-on experience. Learn to pull light, lofty confections from the oven with ease, ranging from savory to sweet flavors.

Menu: Pimento Cheese Soufflés; Twice-Baked ... more details

Register$45.00

CLASS: Volunteer Orientation and Sign Up for Classes

Monday, September 15, 2014 at 5:00pm

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Join us for an orientation outlining the benefits of becoming a volunteer in the Cooking School and a brief discussion of proper kitchen procedures, sanitation and safety. Southern Season’s Cooking School provides an epicurean education paired with a heaping serving of expertise and style. Students learn from ... more details

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CLASS: Root to Stalk

Monday, September 15, 2014 at 6:00pm

Chef: Susan Hearn

It’s time to return to your roots, root vegetables, that is. Susan Hearn, owner of Satisfy Your Soul product line, shows you how to get the most out of farmers’ market finds this fall, from root to stalk. Learn to purée, sauté, roast and grill your roots and ... more details

Register$40.00

CLASS: Shop the Farmers’ Market

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at 4:00pm

Chef: Lisa Moore and Nicole Marriner

Our late summer and early fall farmers’ markets are a celebration of the senses—the aromas, the colors, the flavors… the list goes on. Lisa Moore and Nicole Marriner are both practiced locavores and guide you through an adventure to the ... more details

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Class: Knife Skills 101

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at 6:00pm

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Chef: Cooking School Staff

Join the Cooking School Staff to learn basic cutting and chopping techniques, how to hold a knife properly, and how to care for and sharpen your knives in this wildly popular class series. Feel free to bring your own chef's knife, ... more details

Register$50.00

CLASS: Taste of the Triangle: Il Palio

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at 6:00pm

Chef: Teddy Diggs

The rolling hills and rustic cuisine that characterize Tuscany are an inspiration to Chef Teddy Diggs of Il Palio at the Siena Hotel. Diggs arrived in Chapel Hill by way of notable culinary establishments in Martha’s Vineyard and Washington, DC, with expertise in seasonally-minded dishes and restrained preparation. ... more details

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CLASS: Celebration of Southern Artisan Cheeses

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at 6:00pm

Chef: Sheri Castle and Matt Hart

GOUDA Greif! The South has some GRATE cheeses. In this class, cookbook author Sheri Castle and Cheesemonger Matt Hart team up to share some of the South’s finest cheeses. You’ll sample a cheese plate, soup, entrée and dessert, each showcasing notable cheese makers from the ... more details

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CLASS: The Science of Food and Wine

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at 6:00pm

Chef: Elizabeth Cooper and Trent Caldwell

Wine aficionados Elizabeth Cooper and Trent Caldwell teach you the sacred science behind wine and food pairing. While you may not become a sensational sommelier overnight, Elizabeth and Trent offer practical tips and terms to impress any guest. Simplify wine ... more details

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Class: Southern Comfort

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at 6:00pm

Chef: Cooking School Staff

With cooler weather on the way, it’s time to add a few Southern comfort recipes to your repertoire. Whether or not you have an affinity for the cold, comfort food will help you weather the fall and winter. The Cooking School Staff will guide you through a ... more details

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Tasting: Cypress Grove Chevre

Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 10:00am
Mary Keehn did not pursue cheese making as a profession, but rather happened upon it. While searching for an affordable milk source to sustain her family, Mary discovered her neighbor had more goats than she desired. When Mary asked if she would sell them, the response was simple: “Honey, if ... more details

Tasting: Cypress Grove Chevre

Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 10:00am
Mary Keehn did not pursue cheese making as a profession, but rather happened upon it. While searching for an affordable milk source to sustain her family, Mary discovered her neighbor had more goats than she desired. When Mary asked if she would sell them, the response was simple: “Honey, if ... more details

Thursdays Uncorked: Best of Bordeaux

Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 5:00pm
From the Left Bank, Right Bank, Saint-Emilion, Entre Deux Mers to the Côtes de Bordeaux, these are some of the most sought after wines in the world. Try these classics steeped in deep history. Tickets: $15 Stop by any time from 5 to 8 p.m. Register over the phone at: (843) 416-1251

Cookbook Signing: Blue Ribbon Baking From A Redneck Kitchen

Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 5:00pm

Join us in the store on Thursday, September 18th between 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. for a Cookbook Signing:

Self-proclaimed redneck Francine Bryson brings her charm and wit to Southern Season as she shares award-winning recipes in her new cookbook, Blue Ribbon Baking From A Redneck Kitchen. During more than twenty ... more details

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CLASS: The Science of Food and Wine

Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 6:00pm

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Chef: Elizabeth Cooper and Trent Caldwell

Our wine aficionados Elizabeth Cooper and Trent Caldwell teach you the sacred science behind wine and food pairing. While you may not become sensational sommelier overnight, Elizabeth and Trent offer practical tips and terms to impress (or intimidate) those ... more details

Register$35.00

Class: Cheese and Beer with Cypress Grove Chèvre

Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 6:00pm

Chef: Debbie Peterson

Goat cheese and beer are a perfect pairing—we’re not KIDding. Located in picturesque Humboldt Country, California, Cypress Grove is the maker of iconic Humboldt Fog, a tangy chèvre with notes of buttermilk and cream imparting a clean citrus finish. Debbie Peterson of Cypress Grove discusses the art of ... more details

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Tasting: Cypress Grove Chevre

Friday, September 19, 2014 at 10:00am
Mary Keehn did not pursue cheese making as a profession, but rather happened upon it. While searching for an affordable milk source to sustain her family, Mary discovered her neighbor had more goats than she desired. When Mary asked if she would sell them, the response was simple: “Honey, if ... more details

Tasting: Cypress Grove Chevre

Friday, September 19, 2014 at 10:00am
Mary Keehn did not pursue cheese making as a profession, but rather happened upon it. While searching for an affordable milk source to sustain her family, Mary discovered her neighbor had more goats than she desired. When Mary asked if she would sell them, the response was simple: “Honey, if ... more details

CLASS: Learn at Lunch: Not Your Everyday Tea

Friday, September 19, 2014 at 12:00pm

Chef: Caroline Cahan

What’s your cup of tea? Whether it’s a hearty breakfast tea, an orchid oolong for the afternoon, or your favorite fruity thirst quencher, the many faces of tea fit into any busy and healthy lifestyle. Join Caroline Cahan, Manager of the Coffee and Tea Department, to sample some ... more details

Register$30.00

Fridays Uncorked: Best of Bordeaux

Friday, September 19, 2014 at 5:00pm

From the Left Bank, Right Bank, Saint-Emilion, Entre Deux Mers to the Côtes de Bordeaux, these are some of the most sought after wines in the world. Try these classics steeped in deep history.

Tickets: $15 Stop by any time from 5 to 8 p.m. in the Cooking School Register in-person at the ... more details

Fridays Uncorked: Best of Bordeaux

Friday, September 19, 2014 at 5:00pm
From the Left Bank, Right Bank, Saint-Emilion, Entre Deux Mers to the Côtes de Bordeaux, these are some of the most sought after wines in the world. Try these classics steeped in deep history. Tickets: $15 Stop by any time from 5 to 8 p.m.

Free Beer Tasting: Fishing Creek Cider

Friday, September 19, 2014 at 5:00pm

Join us in the Wine and Beer Department on Friday, September 19th between 5-7 p.m. for a complementary beer tasting. Michael from Fishing Creek Cider will be joining us to sample some of their best hard ciders. "It's like champagne from apples!"

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CLASS: Eat Your Vegetables

Friday, September 19, 2014 at 6:00pm

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Whether you’re cooking for one or cooking for a crowd, Joe Yonan’s cookbook, “Eat Your Vegetables: Bold Recipes for the Single Cook,” provides innovative insight for actually enjoying your vegetables. Say goodbye to broccoli with processed cheesed or freezer-burned bag of peas, and allow the Cooking School ... more details

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Class: Volunteer Orientation and Sign Up for Classes

Saturday, September 20, 2014 at 9:00am

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Join us for an orientation outlining the benefits of becoming a volunteer in the Cooking School and a brief discussion of proper kitchen procedures, sanitation and safety. Southern Season’s Cooking School provides an epicurean education paired with a heaping serving of expertise and style. Students learn from ... more details

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Tasting: Cypress Grove Chevre

Saturday, September 20, 2014 at 10:00am
Mary Keehn did not pursue cheese making as a profession, but rather happened upon it. While searching for an affordable milk source to sustain her family, Mary discovered her neighbor had more goats than she desired. When Mary asked if she would sell them, the response was simple: “Honey, if ... more details

Tasting: Cypress Grove Chevre

Saturday, September 20, 2014 at 10:00am
Mary Keehn did not pursue cheese making as a profession, but rather happened upon it. While searching for an affordable milk source to sustain her family, Mary discovered her neighbor had more goats than she desired. When Mary asked if she would sell them, the response was simple: “Honey, if ... more details

Class: Perfect Pancakes!

Saturday, September 20, 2014 at 11:00am

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Chef: Cooking School Staff

In Russia it's called a blini and in France it's called a crêpe, but you know it as a pancake, and it is one of America’s most beloved comfort foods. Sweet or savory, pancakes are an easy and efficient way to ... more details

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Wine Tasting with Ararat Imports

Saturday, September 20, 2014 at 11:00am
Join us in the wine department on Saturday, September 20th between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting.

Ararat Imports will be joining us to showcase some of the most exciting wines from their portfolio this season.

Wines featured in this tasting will be 20% OFF today

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Wine Tasting with Mutual Distributing

Saturday, September 20, 2014 at 11:00am
Join us in the wine department on Saturday, September 20th between 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting.

Mutual Distributing will be joining us to showcase some of the most exciting wines from their portfolio this season.

Wines featured in this tasting will be 20% OFF today

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CLASS: ‘Cue Camp

Saturday, September 20, 2014 at 11:00am

Chef: Jimmy Hagood

A seasoned and celebrated pitmaster, Jimmy Hagood has claimed three top-five finishes at the Memphis in May International BBQ Festival, following the slow-smoked meat mantra. As owner of Food for the Southern Soul, Charleston Favorites and the new Cue-osk at the Charleston City Market, Jimmy is the bourgeoning ... more details

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Afternoon Tea with the Deans of the Charleston Academy of Domestic Pursuits

Saturday, September 20, 2014 at 3:00pm

Suzanne Pollak and Lee Manigault are the co-founders of The Charleston Academy of Domestic Pursuits, offering online education, private classes and in-home consultations about the domestic arts, whether in need of assistance with cocktail party etiquette or cooking for your holiday crowd. The Deans of The Charleston Academy of Domestic ... more details

CLASS: Heirloom Recipes

Saturday, September 20, 2014 at 4:00pm

Chef: Lisa Moore, Nicole Marriner and Marilyn Markel

An heirloom recipe is worth its weight in heirloom gold. Seriously. How else can you savor grandma’s biscuits once she’s gone? Our Cooking School Staff—Lisa Moore, Nicole Marriner and Marilyn Markel—team up to share and celebrate some family-favorite heirloom recipes. Lisa has a ... more details

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CLASS: Cheese and Beer with Cypress Grove Chèvre

Saturday, September 20, 2014 at 5:00pm

Chef: Debbie Peterson

Goat cheese and beer are a perfect pairing—we’re not KIDding. Located in picturesque Humboldt Country, California, Cypress Grove is the maker of iconic Humboldt Fog, a tangy chèvre with notes of buttermilk and cream imparting a clean citrus finish. Debbie Peterson of Cypress Grove discusses the art of ... more details

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Class: Date Night: Elegant Dinner with your Sweetie

Saturday, September 20, 2014 at 6:00pm

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Rewrite the rules of romance with a dreamy dinner for two at the Cooking School. While the weather may be cooling down, the Cooking School kitchen is heating up. You and your significant other can learn to prepare a complete three-course meal for romantic evenings at home, ... more details

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Tasting: Cypress Grove Chevre

Sunday, September 21, 2014 at 10:00am
Mary Keehn did not pursue cheese making as a profession, but rather happened upon it. While searching for an affordable milk source to sustain her family, Mary discovered her neighbor had more goats than she desired. When Mary asked if she would sell them, the response was simple: “Honey, if ... more details

Tasting: Cypress Grove Chevre

Sunday, September 21, 2014 at 10:00am
Mary Keehn did not pursue cheese making as a profession, but rather happened upon it. While searching for an affordable milk source to sustain her family, Mary discovered her neighbor had more goats than she desired. When Mary asked if she would sell them, the response was simple: “Honey, if ... more details

Class: Kids and Parents in the Kitchen: Disney

Sunday, September 21, 2014 at 2:00pm

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Magic is the secret ingredient to this meal. Parents and kids unite for a fun-filled afternoon of making a meal with a Disney theme. While Southern Season may be far from the Magic Kingdom, these Disney dishes bring friends like Minnie Mouse ... more details

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CLASS: Yankee in Dixie

Sunday, September 21, 2014 at 2:00pm

Chef: Brian Adornetto

Southern or not, almost everyone appreciates Southern food. Chef Brian Adornetto hails from the North, graduating from the Institute of Culinary Education in Manhattan. While Brian has nearly perfected sweet tea and buttermilk biscuits, join him for a Northern approach to Southern food.

Menu: Black-Eyed Pea Bruschetta; Salami-Studded Waffles ... more details

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CLASS: Cheese and Beer with Cypress Grove Chèvre

Sunday, September 21, 2014 at 2:00pm

Chef: Debbie Peterson

Goat cheese and beer are a perfect pairing—we’re not KIDding. Located in picturesque Humboldt Country, California, Cypress Grove is the maker of iconic Humboldt Fog, a tangy chèvre with notes of buttermilk and cream imparting a clean citrus finish. Debbie Peterson of Cypress Grove discusses the art of ... more details

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CLASS: Chucktown Chow: Southern Occasions Catering

Monday, September 22, 2014 at 6:00pm

Chef: Mark Thompson

If you’re not taking a trip to the sun-soaked Greek Isles this summer (if you are, take us!), then take a trip to the Cooking School for classic Greek fare. Chef Mark Thompson, the mastermind behind Southern Occasions Catering, draws on his Greek and Southern roots for traditional ... more details

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Class: Fall Flavors in Virginia

Monday, September 22, 2014 at 6:00pm

Chef: Kendra Baily Morris

Days are shorter and produce is heartier. Fall is here. Kendra Baily Morris is a cookbook author, personal chef, culinary instructor, cooking show host and Richmond, Virginia native. As farmers’ markets swell with fresh fall produce, learn with Kendra how to best use this endless bounty.

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CLASS: Taste of the Triangle: Crook’s Corner

Monday, September 22, 2014 at 6:00pm

Chef: Bill Smith

As reigning culinary king of Chapel Hill, Bill Smith has been creating innovative yet iconic Southern dishes at Crook’s Corner for over 10 years. Known for his marriage of Mexican and Southern flavors, Bill brings noteworthy nuances to downhome dishes. As winter squash and root vegetables begin to ... more details

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Cookbook Signing: Blue Ribbon Baking From A Redneck Kitchen

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 5:00pm

Join us in the store on Tuesday, September 23rd between 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. to meet the author of the much anticipated Blue Ribbon Baking From a Redneck Kitchen

Self-proclaimed redneck Francine Bryson brings her charm and wit to Southern Season as she shares award-winning recipes in her new cookbook, ... more details

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CLASS: Fall is Here—Let's Get Roasting!

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 5:00pm

Chef: Melinda Piercy

While the weather may not necessarily say fall, the calendar certainly does. Learn to roast your root vegetables with help from Melinda Piercy, owner and founder of The Culinary Connection. Chef Melinda will turnip the heat, roasting vegetables for everything from salads to ... more details

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CLASS: Wine and Pizza

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 6:00pm

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Chef: Caitlin Burke and Elizabeth Cooper

Pizza and beer often leave you feeling too full (carbs, anyone?), but pizza and wine seem to make a perfect pair. Cooking School Instructor Caitlin Burke and Wine Director Elizabeth Cooper teach you unique combinations for America’s favorite food ... more details

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Class: Guys on the Grill

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 6:00pm

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Chef: Cooking School Staff

Man’s best friend? His grill. Whether or not you feel comfortable in the kitchen, our Cooking School Staff promises to give you grilling comfort. Learn how to properly marinate, season and grill your meats or vegetables for great grill mates every ... more details

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Free Beer Tasting: Tryon Distributors

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at 5:30pm

Join us in the Wine and Beer Department on Wednesday, September 24th between 5:30-7:00 p.m. for a complementary beer tasting. Joseph from Tryon Distributing will be joining us to sample some of their best craft beers.

This is a free event; no purchase or registration is required.

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CLASS: Cooking with Coffee and Tea

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at 6:00pm

Chef: Lisa Moore and Nicole Marriner

Whether you're partial to morning coffee or afternoon tea, it's time to think outside the box... or the tea bag. Join Lisa Moore and Nicole Marriner, both former apprentices of Nathalie Dupree, as they use the subtle flavor of tea and the bold flavor of ... more details

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CLASS: Superfoods

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at 6:00pm

Chef: Susan Hearn

Superfoods aren’t called superfoods for no reason. These healthy and hearty foods are nutrient powerhouses that pack large doses of antioxidants, vitamins and minerals and may even reduce the risk of chronic disease. Join Chef Susan Hearn, owner of Satisfy Your Soul product line, for an invigorating start ... more details

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Class: Perfect Panini

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at 6:00pm

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Chef: Cooking School Staff

Have a hands-on experience and learn to prepare a panini that packs a flavor punch and adds warm, gooey goodness to that sad sandwich. Healthy and hearty, a panini makes a great meal for the hurried home cook. Learn four panini ... more details

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Thursdays Uncorked: Sicily and Sardinia

Thursday, September 25, 2014
The idea of island wine may conjure images homemade concoctions, but Sicily and Sardinia have rich regional character and are located in the heart of the Mediterranean where Europe’s most noble civilizations cross paths. With foreign influences from Italy, France and Spain, these two regions have developed a style to ... more details
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Class: Girls Night Out: Tacos and Sangria

Thursday, September 25, 2014 at 6:00pm

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Chef: Cooking School Staff

It’s true, girls just want to have fun. So what could be better than a Mexican menu? A Mexican menu with sangria, that’s what. Grab your girlfriends for a fiesta in the Cooking School paired with red and white sangria to ... more details

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Class: Learn at Lunch: Autumn Salads

Friday, September 26, 2014 at 12:00pm

Chef: Cooking School Staff

It’s time to transition from summer salads to autumn salads. The Cooking School is swapping strawberries for apples and summer squash for butternut squash, yielding salad entrées that are healthy and hearty. Fresh produce doesn’t die with summer, it is simply replaced with equally delicious delicacies. ... more details

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CLASS: Learn at Lunch: Autumn Salads

Friday, September 26, 2014 at 12:00pm

Chef: Marilyn Markel

It’s time to transition from summer salads to autumn salads. We are swapping strawberries for apples and summer squash for butternut squash, yielding salad entrées that are both healthy and hearty. Fresh produce doesn’t die with summer, it is simply replaced with equally delicious delicacies. This is a ... more details

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CLASS: Learn at Lunch: Paella

Friday, September 26, 2014 at 12:00pm

Chef: Katie Coleman

Authentic Valencia-style paella is darker, richer and smokier than its counterfeit cousins often made in America. Join Katie Coleman, owner/chef of the Durham Spirits Company, as she introduces this Spanish sensation accented with fresh seafood and chorizo. This is a one-hour class.

Menu: Classic Paella with Seafood and Chorizo; ... more details

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Fridays Uncorked: Sicily and Sardinia

Friday, September 26, 2014 at 5:00pm

The idea of island wine may conjure images homemade concoctions, but Sicily and Sardinia have rich regional character and are located in the heart of the Mediterranean where Europe’s most noble civilizations cross paths. With foreign influences from Italy, France and Spain, these two regions have developed a style to ... more details

Fridays Uncorked: Sicily and Sardinia

Friday, September 26, 2014 at 5:00pm
The idea of island wine may conjure images homemade concoctions, but Sicily and Sardinia have rich regional character and are located in the heart of the Mediterranean where Europe’s most noble civilizations cross paths. With foreign influences from Italy, France and Spain, these two regions have developed a style to ... more details

CLASS: Southern-Inspired Appetizers

Friday, September 26, 2014 at 6:00pm

Chef: Bea Shaffer

After graduating from Johnson and Wales and interning for Nathalie Dupree, Bea Schaffer found herself in the hands of Carrie Morey, owner of Callie’s Charleston Biscuits. Bea is a bona fide treasure and teaches both her sweet and savory appetizers laced with Southern flair.

Menu: Whole Grain Toast Points ... more details

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Wine Tasting with Fine Wine Trading Company

Saturday, September 27, 2014 at 11:00am
Join us in the wine department on Saturday, September 27th between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting.

Fine Wine Trading Company will be joining us to showcase some of the most exciting wines from their portfolio this season.

Wines featured in this tasting will be 20% ... more details
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Class: Fun with Phyllo

Saturday, September 27, 2014 at 11:00am

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Chef: Cooking School Stafff

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

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Wine Tasting with Vino Vino Imports

Saturday, September 27, 2014 at 1:00pm
Join us in the wine department on Saturday, September 27th between 1-4 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting.

Vino Vino Imports will be joining us to showcase some of the most exciting wines from their portfolio this season.

Wines featured in this tasting will be 20% OFF today

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CLASS: Moles and Pipianes

Saturday, September 27, 2014 at 5:00pm

Chef: Marcelo Villasuso

Marcelo Villasuso, food and travel expert and Mexican expat, takes this class on a culinary tour full of tradition. A rich, reddish-brown blend, mole is a building block of Mexican fare, transforming food from bland to bold. Join Marcelo as he guides you through making mole in its ... more details

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CLASS: Wine and 'Cue

Saturday, September 27, 2014 at 5:00pm

Chef: Trent Caldwell and Cooking School Staff

So you’ve heard of wine and dine, but what about wine and swine? Beer may be the first thing that comes to mind, but wine and barbecue also make a happy marriage. Wine Buyer Trent Caldwell and the Cooking ... more details

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Class: Classic French Sauces

Saturday, September 27, 2014 at 6:00pm

Chef: Cooking School Staff with Wine Department

So your knowledge of French fare begins and ends with french fries? The Cooking School Staff and the Wine Department are here to help find your inner Francophile. Allow this dynamic duo to provide you with tips and techniques ... more details

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Wine Tasting with Tryon Distributors

Sunday, September 28, 2014 at 12:00pm
Join us in the wine department on Sunday, September 28th between 12-3 p.m. for a complementary wine tasting.

Tryon Distributors will be joining us to showcase some of the most exciting wines from their portfolio this season.

Wines featured in this tasting will be 20% OFF today

This is a free ... more details
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CLASS: Lock, Stock and Two Smokin' Barrels: A Meat Smoking Primer

Sunday, September 28, 2014 at 2:00pm

Chef: Jim Jones and Cooking School Staff

Fall brings football, and football brings barbecue. Win the tailgate with help from Pitmaster Jim Jones, an award-winning barbecue competitor with a passion for the slow-smoked meat mantra. Jim discusses regional differences in style and sauce along with how to smoke indoors or outside. ... more details

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CLASS: Cooking with Manicaretti

Sunday, September 28, 2014 at 4:00pm

Chef: Cooking School Staff

When you think Italy, you think quality food (and quality wine). Rolando Beramendi, founder of Manicaretti Italian Food Importers, moved to San Francisco in the 1980s and recognized the dearth of authentic Italian food products. Over the years, Manicaretti has developed an array of basic pantry products, ... more details

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Class: Cooking with Manicaretti

Sunday, September 28, 2014 at 4:00pm

Chef: Cooking School Staff

When you think Italy, you think quality food (and quality wine). Rolando Beramendi, founder of Manicaretti Italian Food Importers, moved to San Francisco in the 1980s and recognized the dearth of authentic Italian food products. Over the years, Manicaretti has developed an array of basic pantry products, ... more details

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CLASS: Date Night: Moroccan Flair

Monday, September 29, 2014 at 5:00pm

Chef: Emily Kimbrough

It's time you did something different for date night. This is your chance to have a hands-on experience in the Cooking School kitchen and rekindle romance with spicy and seductive Moroccan food, full of vibrant color and exotic flavor. Emily Kimbrough focuses on ... more details

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CLASS: Cupcakes

Monday, September 29, 2014 at 5:00pm

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Chef: Gwen Cummings

The cupcake craze continues as Chef Gwen Cummings, graduate of the French Culinary Institute, teaches you how to give ordinary cupcakes a professional taste and appearance. Have a hands-on experience with Gwen and learn to make and fill a variety of cupcakes ... more details

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Class: Wine and 'Cue

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 6:00pm

Chef: Trent Caldwell and Cooking School Staff

So you’ve heard of wine and dine, but what about wine and swine? Beer may be the first thing that comes to mind, but wine and barbecue also make a happy marriage. The Wine Department and the Cooking School ... more details

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CLASS: Everything is Coming up Paleo

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 6:00pm

Chef: Laurie Erickson

Who knew the eating habits of Neolithic Neanderthals would find their way into modern food trends? Laurie Erikcson, author of “Chef by Step: The World’s Easiest Cookbook,” teaches Paleo-friendly snacks and meals that will keep your energy high and your carbs low. Satisfy your inner caveman (or cavewoman) ... more details

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CLASS: Simple, Whole Grain Goodness

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 6:00pm

Chef: Catherine Cunningham

We’ve all heard whole grains are good. But why? Catherine Cunningham, founder of Powder Mill Grain and Baking Company in Cary, North Carolina, teaches you why you need to go for whole grains. Powder Mill provides whole grain flours that are low in sugar and sodium, perfect for ... more details

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CLASS: Charleston Receipts

Saturday, October 4, 2014 at 1:00pm

Chef: Julie Daniels and Cooking School Staff

Join the Junior League of Charleston and cook through the traditional Southern fare from two of their renowned cookbooks, “Charleston Receipts” and “Charleston Receipt Repeats.” A staple in Lowcountry kitchens for more than 60 years, “Charleston Receipts is the oldest Junior League cookbook in ... more details

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CLASS: Between Milk and Mouth: Batch Selection Cheese

Monday, October 6, 2014 at 6:00pm

Chef: Leah Lewis

So how does that Gouda go from milk to mouth? Leah Lewis of Essex Street Cheese Company—a chief group of cheesemongers that brought Americans authentic Comté—presents how batch selection works to make cheese whey better for everyone. Like wine, cheese has a vintage. But instead of one vintage ... more details

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CLASS: Between Milk and Mouth

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at 6:00pm

Chef: Leah Lewis

So how does that Gouda go from milk to mouth? Leah Lewis of Essex Street Cheese Company—a chief group of cheesemongers that brought Americans authentic Comté—presents how batch selection works to make cheese whey better for everyone. Like wine, cheese has a vintage. But instead of one vintage ... more details

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CLASS: Weeknight Family Favorites: Think Outside the Plate!

Friday, October 10, 2014 at 6:00pm

Chef: Caroline Fennessy Campion and Kathy Brennan

Tired of your weeknight recipe rotation? Or maybe everyone else is tired? Caroline Fennessy Campion and Kathy Brennan are co-authors of “Keepers: Two Home Cooks Share Their Tried-and-True Weeknight Recipes and the Secrets to Happiness in the Kitchen,” which provides busy parents with nutritious ... more details

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CLASS: Weeknight Family Favorites: Think Outside the Plate!

Saturday, October 11, 2014 at 6:00pm

Chef: Caroline Fennessy Campion and Kathy Brennan

Tired of your weeknight recipe rotation? Or maybe everyone else is tired? Caroline Fennessy Campion and Kathy Brennan are co-authors of “Keepers: Two Home Cooks Share Their Tried-and-True Weeknight Recipes and the Secrets to Happiness in the Kitchen,” which provides busy parents with nutritious ... more details

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Class: Weeknight Family Favorites: Think Outside the Plate!

Sunday, October 12, 2014 at 2:00pm

Chef: Caroline Fennessy Campion and Kathy Brennan

Tired of your weeknight recipe rotation? Or maybe everyone else is tired? Caroline Fennessy Campion and Kathy Brennan are co-authors of “Keepers: Two Home Cooks Share Their Tried-and-True Weeknight Recipes and the Secrets to Happiness in the Kitchen,” which provides busy parents with nutritious ... more details

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CLASS: An Introduction to Argentinian Cuisine

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 6:00pm

Chef: Sandra Gutierrez

Think you know everything there is to know about chimichurri? Not until you've tasted one made with carrots! Join Sandra A. Gutierrez on a culinary journey to the Land of Beef and Pampas. Learn about the food traditions of this South American country, while sampling some of the ... more details

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Class: Mexican Flavors: Contemporary Recipe from Camp San Miguel

Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 6:00pm

Chef: Hugh Carpenter

Inspired by his cooking school in San Miguel de Allende, Hugh Carpenter presents fresh and flavorful American dishes with Mexican twists from his newest cookbook, “Mexican Flavors.” Chef Hugh teaches how to shop and make meals from Mexico using ingredients from American supermarkets. Join Hugh to find confidence ... more details

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