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Demonstration with Alarita Gourmet

Sunday, May 28, 2017 at 12:00pm

Join us Sunday, May 28th from 12 to 3 pm to sample some fine salsas and sauces from Alarita Gourmet Sauces.

About Alarita

La Rita Johnson from Ayden NC is the owner of a small family business (álarita Gourmet Foods) that produces homemade salsa, sauces, jams and jellies. All made from the ... more details

Class: Buon Appetito!

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Wine Pairing Included

Chef: Sheri Castle

Description: Take a moment to read the menu for this class. Do you still need to be talked into joining us in the kitchen for this spectacular Italian meal hosted by Sheri Castle? Do you need arm twisting? Alright, we ... more details

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Class: May Harvest Dinner

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Wine Pairing Included

Chef: Cooking School Staff Description: Don’t you love this time of year? It can be hard to choose what to eat from the large bounty of spring produce. We did the hard part and picked the menu for you. What’s more, ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Date Night

Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Wine Pairing Included

Chef: Ellen Clevenger-Firley

Description: Bring your favorite partner for a night of fine food and wonderful company. Ellen Clevenger-Firley has once again put together a menu that will make your special someone feel appreciated and stuffed!

Menu: Little Gem Salad; Pomegranate Marinated Grilled ... more details

Register$100.00

Class: Shop the Farmer's Market

Saturday, June 3, 2017 at 11:00am

Hands On

Wine Pairing Included

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Description: It’s getting warm outside and the list of available produce is growing! We’ll meet in our kitchen classroom and then head down to shop the farmer’s market and see what looks good. Afterwards, we’ll cook our bounty, ... more details

Register$55.00

Class: Summer Indian Fare

Saturday, June 3, 2017 at 5:00pm

Demonstration

Wine Pairing Included

Chef: Rupen Rao

Description: Rupen Rao is back to entertain you and fill the air with delicious spicy aromas. Try this summer menu that Rupen designed at your request.

Menu: Patrani Machchi; Chicken Biryani with Koshimbir; Mango Lassi

Register$50.00

Class: Baking 101: Celebration Cakes

Sunday, June 4, 2017 at 2:00pm

Hands On

Wine Pairing Included

Chef: Athina Sgambati

Description: In this class, Athina Sgambati will share basic techniques on how to achieve the perfect celebration cake. She will share with you her method to pick and choose cake flavors and icings so that your creation is unique ... more details

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Class: Cook with the Book: Simply Nigella

Monday, June 5, 2017 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Wine Pairing Included

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Description: “Whatever the occasion, food – in the making and the eating – should always be pleasurable.” Nigella Lawson’s cookbook fits nicely into our lives with an uncomplicated and relaxed approach. Let’s cook together and enjoy this meal ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: The Lowcountry

Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Wine Pairing Included

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Description: Lowcountry cuisine comes from the lower portion of South Carolina and the coastal region of Georgia. Dishes often include seafood with a nod to their Cajun roots. But when it comes down to it, it’s downright delicious ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Breakfast: Grab-N-Go

Saturday, June 10, 2017 at 11:00am

Hands On

Wine Pairing Included

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Description: Let us show you some recipes that you can whip up on a Sunday afternoon and pop into your freezer for meals throughout the week. Grab ‘n’ go won’t feel so bad when you’ve made it yourself!

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Register$45.00

Class: The Flavors of the Yucatan

Saturday, June 10, 2017 at 5:00pm

Demonstration

Wine Pairing Included

Chef: Marcelo Villasuso

Description: Yucatan cuisine of southeastern Mexico is a blend of traditional Mayan cuisine with many ingredients, spices and techniques brought by the Moors of Andalusia in Spain. These dishes are well known for their particular aroma and flavor. Join Marcelo ... more details

Register$50.00

Class: Kids in the Kitchen: Cooking with Dad

Sunday, June 11, 2017 at 2:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Brian Adornetto

Ages: 8-12

Description: Both Dad and the kids will enjoy creating and eating this menu. (This class is designed for Dad to participate with the kids. One ticket must be purchased per participant.)

Menu: Spinach Salad with Warm Bacon Vinaigrette; Marinated Flank Steak; ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Taste of the Triange: SO*CA

Monday, June 12, 2017 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Wine Pairing Included

Chef: Drew Smith

Description: All the dishes at so•ca are inspired by the foods commonly eaten in over 20 countries. Come taste a sampling of dishes you would find on the streets in vendor stalls, or in the homes of Rio de Janeiro, ... more details

Register$50.00

Class: Early Summer Farmer's Market

Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Wine Pairing Included

Chef: Sheri Castle

Description: Delight in the possibilities of an early summer farmer’s market. Sheri Castle’s menu for this evening is inspired by the bounty of summer and is sure to delight all who attend.

Menu: Blueberry Salsa with Cinnamon Pita Crisps; Mixed Bean ... more details

Register$50.00

Class: Healthy at Home

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Wine Pairing Included

Chef: Catherine Parker

Description: Join us for this hands on class that focuses on elevated, healthy eating using the bounty of the season. You will learn the basics to build on and gain the confidence to cook with healthy techniques.

Menu: Chilled Asparagus ... more details

Register$50.00

Class: Tap & Table: Cider and Cheese

Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Cider Pairing Included

Chef: Mattie Beason and Rhonda Barnhart

Description: Come meet cider expert Mattie Beason and Southern Season’s Cheesemonger Rhonda Barnhart for fresh new ideas for your next cocktail party. Mattie will share the wide range of profiles: dry, bubbly, hopped, crisp and fruity; while ... more details

Register$50.00

Class: Alternative Grilling

Saturday, June 17, 2017 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Wine Pairing Included

Chef: Lane Calaway

Description: Seems that all things “alternative” are trending, so let’s do some alternative grilling. Lane Calaway has put together a menu that steers clear of typical grill food. Put a little char on your food and enjoy!

Menu: Charred Avocado ... more details

Register$50.00

Class: Tap & Table: Gizmo Brew Works

Sunday, June 18, 2017 at 4:00pm

Hands On

Wine Pairing Included

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Description: Celebrate Father’s Day with your dad as Kevin Sokolski of Gizmo Brew Works will be here to talk about the brewery and a selection of their craft brews. This will be a hands on experience where you ... more details

Register$60.00

Kids in the Kitchen: Summer Chef Series

Monday, June 19, 2017 at 10:59am

During this week-long series, kids 8-12 years of age will learn the basics of cooking. All classes are hands-on and allow students to learn as well as enjoy the food they prepare. Buy a ticket for the entire series by clicking here

$150.00

Class: Summer Chef Series: Monday: Tengo Hambre

Monday, June 19, 2017 at 11:00am

Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Ages: 8-12

Description: Mexican food is often spicy, but we will take a walk on the mild side with these yummy Latin recipes.

Menu: Roasted Corn Dip and Chips; Fiesta Rice; Quesadillas; Lime Slush; Chocolate and Strawberry Empanadas

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Class: Summer Chef Series: Tuesday: Food in Space

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at 11:00am

Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Ages: 8-12

Description: Astronauts have to eat too! We’ll take a look at our planet from space and see what they eat to stay nourished.

Menu: Protein Shakes; Earth Cookies; Astronaut Pudding; kitchen science project – lava lamps and pop rockets

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Register$40.00

Class: Modern Sauces

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at 5:00pm

Demonstration

Wine Pairing Included

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Description: A good sauce will elevate and harmonize any plate. Transform any home cooked meal from simple to luxurious with an array of new sauces that you will learn to prepare in this class.

Menu: Grilled Green Beans with Vitello ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Summer Chef Series: Wednesday: Fondue!

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at 11:00am

Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Ages: 8-12

Description: Kids love to eat food with a dipping sauce. The kitchen will be bustling to get ready for our fondue party.

Menu: Cheese and Chocolate with Lots of Dip-able Bites!

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Class: Tuscany

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Wine Pairing Included

Chef: Amanda Cushman

Description: Are you yearning for a trip to Tuscany, but can’t seem to find the time? Join Amanda Cushman for an evening of seasonal Tuscan food that will transport you to Italy with the first bite.

Menu: Bruschetta with Tomato, Olives ... more details

Register$50.00

Class: Summer Chef Series: Thursday: Christmas in July

Thursday, June 22, 2017 at 11:00am

Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Ages: 8-12

Description: We are past the halfway mark to Christmas. That’s a good reason to celebrate! Your child will learn a few new recipes for the upcoming holiday season.

Menu: Mini Gingerbread Houses; Decorating Gingerbread Men; Brownie Trees; Savory Waffle Trees.

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Register$40.00

Class: The Contemporary Picnic

Thursday, June 22, 2017 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Wine Pairing Included

Chef: Sandra Gutierrez

Description: Sandra Gutierrez is back with an exquisite array of global picnic dishes. Travel around the world on a blanket with this menu as Sandra shows you the tricks and tips of preparing an impressive spread for your next family ... more details

Register$50.00

Class: Kids in the Kitchen: The Farmer's Market

Saturday, June 24, 2017 at 11:00am

Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Description: It’s getting warm outside, and the list of available produce is growing! We’ll meet in our kitchen classroom and then head down to shop the farmer’s market and see what looks good.

Menu: Whatever we find at the market, transformed ... more details

Register$40.00

Class: Picnic Basket

Sunday, June 25, 2017 at 2:00pm

Hands On

Wine Pairing Included

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Description: It’s finally summer and time to find your basket. Forget the fried chicken and potato salad - try these impressive dishes for your next picnic.

Menu: Citrus Cooler; Apricot-Prosciutto Focaccia; Spring Crudite with Green Goddess Dressing; Herbed Corn ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Cheef Meets Farmer: The Eddy Pub & Rocky Run Farm

Monday, June 26, 2017 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Wine Pairing Included

Chef: Isaiah & Whitney Allen

Description: Isaiah and Whitney Allen are the talented couple behind The Eddy Pub and Rocky Run Farm. Their menu features food from many local farms and a style that is their own version of pub food ranging from ... more details

Register$50.00

Class: More Med Menus Instead of Meds

Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Wine Pairing Included

Chef: Ellen Clevenger-Firley & Carolyn Dunn

Description: Not only is the Mediterranean diet a tasty way to eat, drink and live, but it’s also a realistic and sustainable way to reduce disease-causing inflammation and help you achieve and maintain a healthy weight. Join ... more details

Register$50.00

Class: Cook with the Book: My Kitchen Year By Ruth Reichl

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Wine Pairing Included

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Description: After the closing of Gourmet magazine, Ruth Reichl took a year to heal through cooking for her friends and family. Join us as we explore the summer chapter of this cookbook.

Menu: James Beard’s Tomato Pie; Corn Pudding; ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Early Summer Southern

Thursday, June 29, 2017 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Wine Pairing Included

Chef: Sheri Castle

Description: This evening with Sheri Castle is sure to be filled with stories, food trivia, jokes, incredible food and great company!

Menu: Cheese Relish with Saltines; Caesar Salad with Fried Catfish Croutons; Crisp Roasted Chicken Thighs on Summer Squash Salad; Cornmeal ... more details

Register$50.00