Cooking School at Southern Season - Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Upcoming Classes

Class: Global Small Plates

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Amanda Cushman

Travel around the world with Chef Amanda without
leaving the comfort of the Cooking School! In this
hands-on class you will prepare and sample recipes
with international flavors.

Menu: Zucchini and Feta Fritters with Lime Sauce; Lamb
Meatballs with Zucchini Tzatziki; Ahi ... more details

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

Class: Cooking With Bourbon

Thursday, September 29, 2016 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Kim Calaway

Bourbon is great in a cocktail, but why stop there?
Enjoy its smooth flavor by adding it to your cooking,
too! Cooking School Manager Kim will share some
tasty recipes that make the most of this versatile spirit.

Menu: Bourbon Spiced Cider; Chicken ... more details

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

Class: Eating Well: Both Healthy & Delicious

Saturday, October 1, 2016 at 11:00am

Demonstration

Chef: Breana Lai

We are so happy to have Breana back in our classroom!
A registered dietician, Breana is a graduate of Le
Cordon Bleu London, has a master’s degree in public
health from UNC Chapel Hill, and worked as a
sommelier at the Fearrington ... more details

Register$49.00

Class: Pumpkin Spice and Everything Nice

Saturday, October 1, 2016 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Big pumpkins aren’t just autumn decorations for your
front porch. They are also quite tasty and very versatile
so invite them into your kitchen! October is a good
excuse for everything pumpkin so in this hands-on
class you will have ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Basic Knife Skills

Sunday, October 2, 2016 at 12:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Brian Adornetto

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

Register$50.00

Class: Basic Knife Skills

Sunday, October 2, 2016 at 3:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Brian Adornetto

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

Register$50.00

Class: Score a Tailgate Touchdown

Monday, October 3, 2016 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Debbie Moose

Fall is football season and football means tasty
tailgating. But no matter where you’re watching the
game, it’s all about the food. Join cookbook author
Debbie Moose to learn some new recipes for a delicious
but simple menu to enjoy before the ... more details

Register$49.00

Class: All Souped Up

Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

There is a chill in the air so pull out the sweaters and
stockpots and get your soup on! In this fun, hands-on
class we will move past the traditional chicken noodle
and tomato soups, celebrate what’s in season and ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Black Twig Cider House

Wednesday, October 5, 2016 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Mattie Beason & John Eisensmith

Matti Beason, one of just eight cider instructors for the
US Association of Cider Makers, and John Eisensmith
are co-owners of Durham’s Mattie B’s Public House
and the former Six Plates, which has reopened as Black
Twig Cider House. ... more details

Register$50.00

Class: Southern Style Oktoberfest

Thursday, October 6, 2016 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Brian Adornetto

Can you hear the ooompah band mixed with a little
banjo? Chef Brian, who has taught so many of our
students in his popular knife skills classes, has put
a Southern twist on some traditional German dishes.
Join us to learn a ... more details

Register$49.00

Class: Fancy Biscuits

Saturday, October 8, 2016 at 11:00am

Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Everyone loves a simple biscuit with butter but there
are so many more options! The next few months will
be filled with opportunities to show off your baking
skills and entertain. Join us to learn a few tricks to
biscuit ... more details

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

Class: L.A.'s Legendary Restaurants

Saturday, October 8, 2016 at 5:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: George Geary

3 years in the making! This book is more then a
cookbook but a historical reference of Hollywood in the
Golden Age to the current times. Stories of stars and
starlets to the dishes that made restaurants famous.
In this class we ... more details

Register$50.00

Class: Fall American Pies

Sunday, October 9, 2016 at 2:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: George Geary

Learning how to make the best pies is easy with this
class. After the course you will be skilled at making a
variety of fall pies worthy of any holiday celebration.
From the flakiest crusts to the richest fillings. Learn
George’s secret ... more details

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

Class: Fall Flavors of Mexico

Monday, October 10, 2016 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Katie Coleman

There is so much more to Mexican food than queso
and nachos. In this hands-on class Katie will teach you
how to make seasonal and authentic Mexican comfort
food, the kind you find in the home kitchen instead of
the chain ... more details

Register$49.00

Class: Fall Flavors of North Carolina

Tuesday, October 11, 2016 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Sheri Castle

The Germans have no monopoly on fall celebrations of
food and drink. Right here in North Carolina we have
our own proud traditions. In this class, Sheri Castle,
author and expert on Southern cuisine, will lead you
through seasonal recipes made with ... more details

Register$49.00

Class: Autumn in Provence

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Amanda Cushman

We may be enjoying the season in North Carolina
but why not take a culinary trip to France? Amanda
Cushman will lead you through recipes that show
off the wonderful seasonal flavors of Provence.

Menu: Thin Crust Pizza with Roasted Tomatoes, Arugula
and ... more details

Register$49.00

Class: Girl's Night Out: Eggrolls & Vino

Thursday, October 13, 2016 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Looking for a fun event to share with your girlfriends?
Gather them up and join us for a fun hands-on evening!
You will learn to make several types of eggrolls and
enjoy matching wines.

Menu: Firecracker Shrimp Roll with Alabama White;
more details

Register$45.00

Class: Boot-Scootin' Into Fall, Texas Style

Saturday, October 15, 2016 at 5:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Lucindy Willis

Transition into autumn with this Texas-themed menu.
In the first of her three classes this quarter, popular and
entertaining Chef Lucindy uses her Texas background
to create a laid-back menu ideal for outdoor dining,
tailgating, or watching the big game on TV

Menu: ... more details

Register$49.00

Class: Sushi

Sunday, October 16, 2016 at 2:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Masa Tsujimura of Waraji Restaurant

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

Register$50.00

Class: Tapas

Monday, October 17, 2016 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Sandra Gutierrez

We are excited to have award-winning cookbook author
and instructor Sandra join us again this quarter! In
the first of her three classes, Sandra will share recipes
that are great for small bite eating. A perfect option to
a long dinner, tapas ... more details

Register$49.00

Class: Fall Menu from Oakleaf

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Brandon Cox

Oakleaf, just down the road in Pittsboro, serves
seasonal, farm-to-table cuisine with French and Italian
influences and small production wines in an historic,
stylish setting. A visit to the restaurant, which opened
to instant acclaim in 2012, should be on everyone’s “to
more details

Register$50.00

Class: Halloween Baking

Saturday, October 22, 2016 at 11:00am

Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Our tricks and treats will make boys
and ghouls scream for more! Bring
the kids to our classroom to make
these tempting desserts in a fun
hands-on class.

Menu: Caramel Apples; Candy Corn
Pretzel Sandwiches; Monster Crunch;
Mummy Pumpkin Cookies

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

Class: Mixology: Infusions, Syrups & Shrubs

Saturday, October 22, 2016 at 4:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Jordan Joseph

The Crunkleton, on Franklin Street, aims to be the
standard for drink knowledge and mixing in Chapel
Hill. With techniques and quality ingredients used
decades ago, bartenders create cocktails–both vintage
and modern–that capture an enthusiasm and passion
for mixing drinks while ... more details

Register$49.00

Class: Gluten Free: Latin Street Food

Sunday, October 23, 2016 at 4:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Lane Calaway

Latin street food doesn’t have to be reserved for visits
to the local cantina or a trip across the border. Lane
Calaway, Head Baker at Imagine That Gluten Free
bakery, will visit our classroom for a hands-on class
in which you ... more details

Register$49.00

Class: Fungi Fever

Monday, October 24, 2016 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Ellen Clevenger-Firley

Mushrooms are found on every continent in our world.
They provide a taste and texture to dishes like no other
food we know, yet many cooks may be intimidated by
the many types and flavors. Join mushroom-loving
chef Ellen Clevenger-Firley in ... more details

Register$49.00

Class: Celebration of NC Apples

Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Sheri Castle

Our state produces many delicious crops, but this time
of year apples are our favorite. There are also many,
many diferent varieties, each with its own unique taste.
Join Sheri for some delicious seasonal recipes and
discover just how versatile the apple ... more details

Register$49.00

Class: Date Night For Two

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Looking for something different than a restaurant
dinner and a drink at the bar for date night? In this
class we do all the hard work–grocery shopping and
clean up–while you have hands-on cooking fun. This
date night menu is sure to make ... more details

Register$90.00

Class: Southern Classics with an International Twist

Thursday, October 27, 2016 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Jenny Brule

With recipes taken from her new cookbook, Learn To
Cook 25 Southern Classic 3 Ways, Chef Jenny Brulé
will demonstrate that learning to cook classic Southern
recipes opens the door to a world of healthy and
international flavors!

Menu: Truffled Devils (warm, deviled ... more details

Register$49.00

Class: Science of Food & Wine

Friday, October 28, 2016 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Elizabeth Cooper

Pairing wine with food should not be intimidating–it
can be fun! While you may not become a sensational
sommelier overnight, wine merchant Elizabeth Cooper
will de-mystify the process and offer practical tips and
terms to impress your guests. Simplify wine with words
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Register$45.00

Class: Making Dinner with Gwen Cummings Maller

Saturday, October 29, 2016 at 11:00am

Hands On

Chef: Gwen Cummings Maller

In this hands-on class, kids will
discover how fun cooking can be.
They will leave with a sense of
accomplishment and skills to show
off when they make dinner for the
whole family.

Menu: Assorted Crostini; Cheesy
Risotto; Caesar Salad; Whoopie ... more details

Register$35.00

Class: Enjoy the Whole Meal Experience

Saturday, October 29, 2016 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Marcelo Villasuso

Marcelo has broken down the whole Mexican meal into
three components: cooking sauces, salsas and drinks.
He takes these elements to create four thoughtfully
developed courses. Join him and learn some creative
yet easy new recipes.

Menu: Paloma (Tequila Cocktail); Bocol Huasteco
(Corn ... more details

Register$49.00

Class: Cooking with Tea

Sunday, October 30, 2016 at 4:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Caroline Cahan

Tea makes a beverage we all love but it has so many
other wonderful uses in the kitchen. Join Caroline, our
highly-respected resident tea expert, and learn new
recipes that show off just how versatile tea really is!

Menu: Matcha Tea Cocktail; Lapsang ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Dumplings around the World

Monday, October 31, 2016 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Dumplings are comfort food and it seems every
culture has their own version of dough wrapped around
a spiced stuffing. In this hands-on class you will learn
to make dumplings from four different countries and
put a Southern twist on ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Bourbon, Ciders & Bitters, Oh My!

Tuesday, November 1, 2016 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Gary Crunkleton, Foggy Ridge Ciders and Crude Bitters

It’s the holidays and perhaps you’re wondering how
to best stock your bar for upcoming festivities. In this
class, Gary Crunkleton of The Crunkleton bar, Stacey
Sprenz of Foggy Ridge Cider and Craig Rudewicz of
Crude ... more details

Register$49.00

Class: Small Plates of the World

Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Sandra Gutierrez

Author of Empanadas and other wonderful books,
Sandra has taught cooking classes across the country
and is an expert on Latin American small plates. In this
class she takes her specialty even further to bring you
her favorites from around the world. ... more details

Register$49.00

Class: Chicken: A Savor the South Cookbook

Friday, November 4, 2016 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Cynthia Graubart

A James Beard Award winner for her work on Mastering
the Art of Southern Cooking, co-authored with Nathalie
Dupree, Cynthia Graubart is the author of Chicken, the
latest addition of the Savor the South series by UNC
Press. Cynthia’s passion for food ... more details

Register$49.00

Class: Loco for Cocoa

Saturday, November 5, 2016 at 11:00am

Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Just say chocolate and your children
will want to immediately sign up for
this class. In this hands-on class they
will learn to bake these basic recipes
and take them home to try again–
maybe with added imagination for
something ... more details

Register$35.00

Southern Season Beer Extravaganza Advanced Ticket

Saturday, November 5, 2016 at 1:00pm

Join us as we celebrate all things beer. Meet your local professional brewers, try their brews, taste incredible pairings and enjoy live music. We will also announce the winners of our fifth annual Homebrew Contest.

 

Submit your entry and learn more about the Homebrew Contest.  Click Here

Register$10.00

Class: The Beetlebung Farm Cookbook

Saturday, November 5, 2016 at 5:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Chris Fischer

Chris Fischer’s résumé includes hard work in Mario
Batali’s bustling kitchen at the New York City
restaurant Babbo, but Martha’s Vineyard, which
his family has called home for 250 years, is where
his heart lives. Fischer has written a nationallyacclaimed
cookbook, inspired ... more details

Register$55.00

Class: Retro Holiday Cocktail Party

Sunday, November 6, 2016 at 2:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Lucindy Willis

Cocktails–because no great story ever started with
someone eating a salad. This year, make your holiday
party a retro cocktail party! The fun and entertaining
Chef Lucindy will be here to teach favorite and easy-toprepare
recipes from the 1960s that will help ... more details

Register$49.00

Class: Taste of Asheville: Curate

Monday, November 7, 2016 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Katie Button

Chef Button has a long list of accomplishments
in the first several years of her professional
culinary career. It starts with working for Jose
Andres and Ferran Adri; collecting acclimations
from Food and Wine, Star Chefs, Golden Whisk
and the James Beard ... more details

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

Class: Thanksgiving Made Easy

Tuesday, November 8, 2016 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Amanda Cushman

Are you in the planning stages of the annual turkey
meal and want to keep it simple? Let Amanda show you
how with these uncomplicated but delicious dishes that
will lighten the load in your kitchen whether you are
in charge of ... more details

Register$49.00

Class: Late Autumn in Italy

Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Sheri Castle

We all love Italian food but there is so much more to
the cuisine than pasta and pizza! Sheri Castle may be
an expert on Southern cuisine but she loves the flavors
of Italy as well. Join her for an exploration of ... more details

Register$49.00

Class: Fast & Easy, Holiday or Not

Friday, November 11, 2016 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: David Hirsch

One of our favorite chefs is back in our kitchen and
he is bringing along with him some favorites from the
famous Moosewood restaurant in Upstate New York
which he has been part of since 1976. Join this popular
instructor and cookbook ... more details

Register$55.00

Class: Moosewood Holiday Favorites

Saturday, November 12, 2016 at 1:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: David Hirsch

The holiday menu at Moosewood is packed with color,
technique, seasonal produce and topped off with a
touch of panache. David Hirsch is back for a second
day and in this class he will share some of his
vegetarian favorites that will ... more details

Register$55.00

Class: Savor the South: Southern Holidays

Sunday, November 13, 2016 at 2:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Debbie Moose

Author of several books, Debbie is back to represent
Southern Holidays, her addition to the popular Savor
the South series from UNC Press. She will share some
of her favorite recipes (all with a Southern twist) from
the many special occasions that ... more details

Register$49.00

Class: Thanksgiving Make-Ahead Sides

Monday, November 14, 2016 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

There is no need to wait until Thanksgiving morning
at 5 a.m. to get started on the holiday meal. Join us in
this hands-on class for a menu of side dishes that can
be assembled several days in advance and ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Taste of the Triangle: Piedmont

Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: John May

Chef John May has recently returned to the Triangle
after working alongside Chef Vivian Howard at the
Chef and the Farmer in Kinston, North Carolina.
Now, you can taste his culinary artistry in Durham,
where he recently became executive chef at Piedmont.
more details

Register$49.00

Class: A Taste of Spain

Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Brian Adornetto

Too busy to take a trip to Spain during the holiday
season? Chef Brian (our famed knife expert) can get
you there and back in a couple hours! Join him in
the cooking school for a hands-on class and learn to
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Register$49.00

Class: Mastering the Art of French Cooking

Thursday, November 17, 2016 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Katie Coleman

Just because a recipe is French doesn’t mean it’s
complex and that you should be intimidated! Let Katie,
an experienced instructor and Certifield Executive
Chef from the American Culinary Federation, show
you how to get past your nerves so that you ... more details

Register$49.00

Class: Riedel Glassware

Friday, November 18, 2016 at 5:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Elizabeth Cooper

Join us for an informative evening of wine tasting with
emphasis on the importance of glass size and shape, led
by Elizabeth Cooper, our resident certified sommelier.
Three glasses from the Riedel Vinum collection will be
highlighted with the premium wines they ... more details

Register$60.00

Class: Holiday Brunch

Saturday, November 19, 2016 at 11:00am

Hands On

Chef: Susan Hearn

With so many food options, brunch can be an enjoyable
meal anytime of year but a holiday version is even
more fun. Join Chef Susan for a hands-on experience
and learn recipes you’ll want to share at your next
weekend brunch.

Menu: ... more details

Register$49.00

Class: Mixology: Punches

Saturday, November 19, 2016 at 4:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Jordan Joseph

There can be so much more to punch than red fruit
juice with white liquor added. Join expert mixologist
Jordan Joseph from The Crunkleton to learn new
options for these versatile concoctions. Hint: They are
perfect for holiday parties! A light ... more details

Register$49.00

Class: Gifts from the Kitchen

Sunday, November 20, 2016 at 2:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Once again it’s time to come up with new ideas for gifts
for the neighbors, babysitters, hostesses, secretaries,
mail person, teachers and so on. Are you tired of
banana bread and apple butter? Come to this hands-on
workshop and leave ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Holiday Crepes

Monday, November 21, 2016 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

How is it that something as simple as a crepe can bring
the room to a standstill with ooohs and aaahs? Just
wait until your friends and family see these impressive
dishes! Join us for a hands-on class that takes ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Southern Thanksgiving Sides & Desserts

Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Sheri Castle

Have friends and family arriving from all over
the country to spend Thanksgiving in North Carolina
and want to give them an authentic Southern holiday
meal? Sheri Castle, cookbook author and expert on
Southern cuisine, has just the menu for you! You ... more details

Register$49.00

Class: Keeping it Light before the Bellybuster

Wednesday, November 23, 2016 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Just a couple more days and the season of gluttony
begins! Here are a few ideas to help keep things light
when you might be feeling a bit blah from the annual
over-indulgence we all share.

Menu: Tortellini Soup; Apple Pecan ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Holiday Tea to Celebrate Family & Friends

Friday, November 25, 2016 at 2:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Kendra Haden

Kendra Haden formerly of the Pineapple Tearoom in
Apex shows us how a traditional tea is a special way
of entertaining. In this class you will learn how to
make the perfect pot of tea and foolproof tea
sandwiches, scones, and ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Gingerbread Houses

Saturday, November 26, 2016 at 12:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Will you decorate a candy cottage or
a marshmallow mansion? Let your
imagination run wild as you create your
own decorative centerpiece for everyone
to enjoy during the holiday season. Each
attendee will decorate his/her own
house to take home. ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Gingerbread Houses

Saturday, November 26, 2016 at 3:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Will you decorate a candy cottage or
a marshmallow mansion? Let your
imagination run wild as you create your
own decorative centerpiece for everyone
to enjoy during the holiday season. Each
attendee will decorate his/her own
house to take home. ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Gingerbread Houses

Sunday, November 27, 2016 at 1:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Will you decorate a candy cottage or
a marshmallow mansion? Let your
imagination run wild as you create your
own decorative centerpiece for everyone
to enjoy during the holiday season. Each
attendee will decorate his/her own
house to take home. ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Gingerbread Houses

Sunday, November 27, 2016 at 4:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Will you decorate a candy cottage or
a marshmallow mansion? Let your
imagination run wild as you create your
own decorative centerpiece for everyone
to enjoy during the holiday season. Each
attendee will decorate his/her own
house to take home. ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Gingerbread Houses

Monday, November 28, 2016 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Will you decorate a candy cottage or
a marshmallow mansion? Let your
imagination run wild as you create your
own decorative centerpiece for everyone
to enjoy during the holiday season. Each
attendee will decorate his/her own
house to take home. ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Advanced Gingerbread House Decorating

Tuesday, November 29, 2016 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Anne Everitt

The fun of decorating gingerbread houses isn’t just for
kids. Join pastry chef Anne for this for adults-only
class and take home your masterpiece. Wine will be
served with a light snack.

Register$50.00

Class: Spanish Holiday Tapas & Wine Pairings

Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Ellen Clevenger-Firley and Elizabeth Cooper

Tapas, small plates that originated in Spain, are the
perfect solution for entertaining a crowd this time
of year. Chef Ellen has just returned from a trip to
Spain and will be sharing perfect bites to serve during
your ... more details

Register$55.00

Class: Cooking with Rum & Tequila

Thursday, December 1, 2016 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Sandra Gutierrez

Rum and tequila are versatile spirits that aren’t strictly
for drinking. Sandra will be here to show us how to
add pizzazz by cooking with the unique flavors of these
festive libations. The recipes you will learn are perfect
for holiday entertaining!

Menu: ... more details

Register$49.00

Class: Gluten Free: Holiday Brunch

Saturday, December 3, 2016 at 11:00am

Hands On

Chef: Lane Calaway

Head baker for Imagine That Gluten Free, Lane
Calaway is back to teach you an easy but elegant
gluten-free menu to share with family and friends.
The tasty recipes you will learn in this hands-on class
will leave guests feeling satisfied ... more details

Register$49.00

Class: Mixology: Holiday Cocktails & Nogs

Saturday, December 3, 2016 at 4:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Jordan Joseph

A basic home bar filled with staple ingredients is all
you need to elevate your mixology skills for friends
and family. In this hands-on class, just in time for
holiday entertaining, Jordan Joseph from Chapel Hill’s
acclaimed craft cocktail bar, The ... more details

Register$49.00

Class: Basic Knife Skills

Sunday, December 4, 2016 at 12:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Brian Adornetto

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

Register$50.00

Class: Advanced Knife Skills

Sunday, December 4, 2016 at 3:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Brian Adornetto

Hone your knife skills with this class that takes you
beyond the basics. Chef Brian will demonstrate how to
select the proper knife for a particular task. Then you’ll
learn to bone, fillet, truss, trim, carve, and butterfly.
A snack will ... more details

Register$55.00

Class: Taste of the Triangle: Tim Lyons of Blu Seafood Oyster's!

Monday, December 5, 2016 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Tim Lyons

In this class, Chef Tim of Blu Seafood will be loaded up
with oysters to share with our classroom guests. The
holidays are always the perfect time to bring them out
and show just how special these bivalve mollusks really
are. Don’t ... more details

Register$55.00

Class: Holiday Hors D'Oeuvres

Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Sheri Castle

It’s party time and Sheri Castle will be here with the
perfect line up of holiday little bites. Guests will be
wowed by your creativity as you serve up these small
treats at your next event.

Menu: Crispy Cheese Sticks; Smoked Trout and ... more details

Register$49.00

Class: Tamales & Atoles

Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Marcelo Villasuso

A combination typical in celebrations and for
morning A combination typical in celebrations and for
morning meals, tamales and atoles are one of the most
representative pairings in Mexican cuisine. Each
region has its own versions of these and Marcelo
Villasuso returns ... more details

Register$49.00

Class: Holiday Candy

Thursday, December 8, 2016 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Do you have fond memories of the holiday candies
your grandmother used to make? Maybe you can’t get
enough of the sweets that are everywhere this time of
year? Or looking for something gift worthy to make?
Join our classroom ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Holiday Brunch

Saturday, December 10, 2016 at 11:00am

Hands On

Chef: Katie Coleman

Wondering what to serve your sleepover guests during
the holiday season? Katie has the answer with this
simple and effortless menu. Roll your sleeves up, join
her for a hands-on class and learn to make a brunch
that will impress any ... more details

Register$49.00

Class: Tap & Table Appetizers

Saturday, December 10, 2016 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Susan Hearn

Join us for a hands-on holiday class just for beer
drinkers! How do you choose a beer if you want to try
something new? Try pairing with food. That will allow
you and your friends to get together to sample many
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Register$49.00

Class: Tex-Mex Christmas Eve

Sunday, December 11, 2016 at 4:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Lucindy Willis

Believe it or not, the holidays are upon us. We can
all forget those traditional menu items: turkey, rib
roast, mashed potatoes, green beans, sweet potato
pie. Delicious, yes, but how about a change? This
Christmas consider taking a road less traveled ... more details

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Class: Christmas Canapes

Monday, December 12, 2016 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Caroline Bretherton

What’s more elegant than a holiday canapé on a silver
platter? Let Caroline, the author of several cookbooks
and a former London party caterer, show you how to put
together these little presents that are sure to impress
family and guests.

Menu: ... more details

Register$49.00

Class: Off to A Great Start

Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Amanda Cushman

Elegant, finger-friendly and easy-to-eat starters are
suitable for an elegant dinner party or a casual friendly
get together. Join Amanda Cushman, a culinary
educator with over thirty years of professional cooking
experience, in this hands-on class and learn tasty hors
d’oeuvres ... more details

Register$49.00

Class: Two if By Sea

Wednesday, December 14, 2016 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Barton Seaver

Chef, writer, explorer and conservationist, Barton
Seaver has brought his brand new cookbook, Two If By
Sea, with him to share some favorite seafood dishes that
are always suitable for the holidays. Each of his freshtasting,
casual recipes features seafood that hasn’t ... more details

Register$55.00

Class: Scotch Whiskey Tasting

Thursday, December 15, 2016 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Gary Crunkleton

Do you know the difference between single malt and
blended? Scotch is famous the world over but it can
be very intimidating to the inexperienced. The always
entertaining and very informative Gary Crunkleton,
from the famed Chapel Hill bar that bears his
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Class: Buche De Noel: Parent & Child

Saturday, December 17, 2016 at 11:00am

Hands On

Chef: Gwen Cummings Maller

The Buche de Noël, also known as
a Yule log, is a holiday symbol that
dates back to 19th century France.
Typically made of rolled sponge
cake and frosted with chocolate
buttercream to resemble a log, it
is often decorated ... more details

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

Class: Smashed, Mashed, Boiled, Baked

Saturday, December 17, 2016 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Raghavan Iyer

Pasta, step aside! Raghavan is back to share his newest
book project, which features the versatile potato. We
are pleased to again work with this Emmy-winning and
highly acclaimed cookbook author, who last visited
with his book Indian Cooking Unfolded. Take a ... more details

Register$55.00

Class: Cookie Swap

Sunday, December 18, 2016 at 2:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Cookie exchange parties have been in existence since
the 1940s and are a fun event during the holidays. Join
us for our swap and leave with a wide range of cookies!
Members of our staff will make their family favorites
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Register$40.00

Class: Sensational Sides

Monday, December 19, 2016 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Is this your usual holiday meal: roasted turkey, mashed
potatoes and gravy, stuffing, green bean casserole
and cranberry sauce? Looking for a new lineup? Learn
some new recipes with us in a fun, hands-on class and
you might just decide ... more details

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Class: Dinner Party: Raclette Party

Tuesday, December 20, 2016 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Raclette is a Swiss dish based on heating a cow’s milk
cheese fireside and scraping the melted part off to top
various types of food. Join us for a hands-on class and
try our take on this fun party meal. ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Making Gifts

Wednesday, December 21, 2016 at 2:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Nothing is more appreciated during
the holidays than the thought that
goes into a handmade gift. In this
class kids will learn to make presents
for everyone-including the dog!
A light snack will be provided.

Gifts: Reindeer Chow; Chocolate
Spoons; Dog ... more details

Register$35.00

Class: Holiday Cookies

Thursday, December 22, 2016 at 2:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Everyone loves cookies and they
are fun to make. In this class kids
will learn to make several types of
these sweet treats. Don’t forget to
ask them to show off their new skills
when they get home! A light ... more details

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

Class: Holiday Cupcakes

Friday, December 23, 2016 at 2:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Making cupcakes gives kids so
many ways to explore their creativity.
In this hands-on class they will have
fun baking and decorating. A light
snack will be provided.

Cupcakes: Christmas Tree Cupcakes;
Chocolate Cake Pops; Reindeer Cake;
Gingerbread Man Cake

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

Class: New Year's Dishes

Tuesday, December 27, 2016 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

A New Year’s meal has so many traditions attached to
it. In this hands-on class, the staff will lead you through
several of their favorites. Whether hosting a meal or
making a potluck dish to share, you will be ready!

Menu: ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Souffles

Wednesday, December 28, 2016 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

A light, airy, egg-based creation, soufflés are so
versatile and can be either savory or sweet. Join us
for a hands-on class and learn to make dishes that are
delicious any time of day, from breakfast to dessert.

Menu: Hot Onion ... more details

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

Class: New Year's Day Brunch

Thursday, December 29, 2016 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Sheri Castle

Get ready to start the New Year off in grand fashion!
Acclaimed instructor and cookbook author Sheri will
share brunch recipes that put a new take on some
traditional New Year’s dishes (that will, of course,
bring the requisite good luck!).

Menu: Broiled ... more details

Register$49.00

Class: Copycat

Saturday, December 31, 2016 at 11:00am

Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Can’t get mom to buy those not so
good foods that you like from the
grocery store? We can show you
how to make them yourself and even
Mom will be happy because they are
healthier. Copycat food is fun!

Menu: ... more details

Register$35.00