Cooking School at Southern Season - Charleston, South Carolina

Upcoming Classes

Class: Learn at Lunch: A Burst of Citrus

Thursday, January 29, 2015 at 12:00pm

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Join the fun in this one-hour class and discover how citrus offers a blast of flavors. Just a squeeze or zest can liven up many quick and easy dishes.

Menu: Cannellini Bean, Tomato, and Caper Salad with Lime Vinaigrette; Braised Chicken with Orange and Fennel; Ginger and Meyer ... more details

Register$25.00

Class: Discover Korea

Friday, January 30, 2015 at 6:00pm

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Chef: Jessica O'Neal

With the help of Chef Jessica, Korean cuisine will be demystified and you will gain confidence in preparing intriguing dishes. In this hands-on class you will explore new flavors and authentic cooking techniques as you prepare signature Korean dishes.

Menu: Steamed Mandu Pork ... more details

Tickets are no longer available for this sold-out event. Please call 855-716-1240 or stop by our store to be added to the waiting list.

Class: Soups & Stews for Chili Nights

Saturday, January 31, 2015 at 4:00pm

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Chef: Nicole Marriner

There is nothing better than a hot soup or hearty stew on a cold winter evening. Come join Chef Nicole for this hands-on class and learn to prepare these comforting and warming cornerstones of winter fare.

Menu: Ramen with Roasted Pork Loin and ... more details

Due to limited seating availability, tickets are no longer available online for this event. Please call 855-716-1240 or stop by our store to purchase tickets or be added to the waiting list.

Class: Chucktown Chow: Cacao Artisan

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 at 6:00pm
Chef: David Vagasky and Mark Gray From truffles to perfectly iced cakes, ganache can take so many forms. Join our local chocolate experts and learn how to successfully master this versatile and delicious creation that can be used as a filling, sauce, or glaze.
Register$35.00

Class: Mastering Hand-Made Pasta

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at 5:00pm

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Chef: Nicole Marriner

What says family dinner more than a big Italian feast with delicious homemade pasta? Chef Nicole will show you just how easy it is to do yourself in this hands-on class. You’ll learn the art of rolling pasta as well as ... more details

Tickets are no longer available for this sold-out event. Please call 855-716-1240 or stop by our store to be added to the waiting list.

Class: Vegetarian Protein Alternative

Friday, February 6, 2015 at 6:00pm

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Chef: Jessica O'Neal

Thinking of going vegetarian but worried about getting enough protein? As a personal chef for vegan and vegetarian clients, Chef Jessica knows the most satisfying ways to prepare and enjoy delicious vegetarian meals that still provide necessary proteins.

Menu: Smoky Tofu Cobb Salad ... more details

Due to limited seating availability, tickets are no longer available online for this event. Please call 855-716-1240 or stop by our store to purchase tickets or be added to the waiting list.

Class: Chucktown Chow: ‘Cue Camp

Saturday, February 7, 2015 at 11:00am

Chef: Jimmy Hagood

A seasoned and celebrated pitmaster, Jimmy Hagood has claimed three top-five finishes at the Memphis in May World BBQ Championships. Whether you opt for brisket, pork, or ribs, join Jimmy and “Cue Camp” for a detailed discussion on the art of grilling meat.

Menu: Barbecued Pork, Brisket and Ribs ... more details

Register$35.00

Class: Kids Cupid’s Candy & Cookie Workshop

Sunday, February 8, 2015 at 2:00pm

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Chef: Nicole Marriner and Halley Connell

Energetic cooking school instructors Halley and Nicole team up to teach kids all kinds of candy and cookie making techniques in this hands-on class. Kids will learn to make fun and tasty treats for friends or someone special. Ages ... more details

Tickets are no longer available for this sold-out event. Please call 855-716-1240 or stop by our store to be added to the waiting list.

Class: Valentine Cookie Decorating

Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at 5:00pm

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Chef: Cooking School Staff

Want to decorate cookies like a pro? In this hands-on class you will learn the pipe and flow technique and have fun making treats to share with those you love. We will provide the wine and snacks while you produce cookies ... more details

Register$40.00

Class: Learn at Lunch: Valentine Small Plates for Two

Thursday, February 12, 2015 at 12:00pm

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Just in time for Valentine’s, this one-hour class will help you prepare a romantic dinner for that special someone. Get ready to light the candles, cook together then sit down and enjoy time and a delicious meal together.

Menu: Seared Scallops with Truffle Oil; Piquillo Peppers stuffed with ... more details

Register$30.00

Class: Mardi Gras

Friday, February 13, 2015 at 5:00pm

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Chef: Nicole Marriner and Halley Connell

No time to visit The Big Easy? No problem–you can celebrate Mardi Gras at home! In this hands-on class you will learn to create the kinds of dishes that have made New Orleans famous. Laissez les bons temps rouler! ... more details

Due to limited seating availability, tickets are no longer available online for this event. Please call 855-716-1240 or stop by our store to purchase tickets or be added to the waiting list.

Class: Beyond Brew 101

Saturday, February 14, 2015 at 11:00am

Chef: Power Gray

Nothing says ‘good morning’ like a good cup of coffee; in fact, over 50% of the US enjoys a cup daily. This Valentine’s day, join our very own Powers Gray in learning about the brew. Powers has been trained by specialty roasters, such as Counter Culture & Intelligentsia, ... more details

Register$15.00

Class: Valentine's Dinner Date Night

Saturday, February 14, 2015 at 5:00pm

Chef: Nicole Marriner and Halley Connell

Looking for something original and romantic to do on Valentine’s Day? Join our dynamic duo (Trent is our buyer for all things beverage and Nicole is our Cooking School supervisor) for perfectly paired wine and romantic food! They will provide ... more details

Tickets are no longer available for this sold-out event. Please call 855-716-1240 or stop by our store to be added to the waiting list.

Class: A Lasagna Workshop

Sunday, February 15, 2015 at 2:00pm

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Chef: Celia Cerasoli

Chef Celia is famous for her lasagna (you’ll even find it retail freezer sections) so she is the perfect choice to lead this extended hands-on class. From pasta to fillings to sauces, come learn from the master how to create this most ... more details

Tickets are no longer available for this sold-out event. Please call 855-716-1240 or stop by our store to be added to the waiting list.

Class: Chinese New Year

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 at 5:00pm

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Chef: Nicole Marriner and Halley Connell

No need for take-out when you can have the real deal! Join instructors Nicole Marriner and Halley Connell for tips and tricks on how to create classic Chinese cuisine so delicious your guests will not be able to put ... more details

Due to limited seating availability, tickets are no longer available online for this event. Please call 855-716-1240 or stop by our store to purchase tickets or be added to the waiting list.

Class: Meals Under 500 Calories

Friday, February 20, 2015 at 6:00pm

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Chef: Jessica O'Neal

Looking for tasty meals that help you keep your New Year’s resolutions? Jessica will teach you easy cooking techniques to cut calories without sacrificing taste, along with mental shortcuts for easy meal planning.

Menu: Apple Goat Cheese Stuffed Chicken Breasts with Roasted Beet ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Southern Biscuits 201!

Saturday, February 21, 2015 at 11:00am

Chef: Nicole Marriner

You have learned the basics so now it is time to take your biscuit making to the next level. Everyone knows plain biscuits are delicious but you will learn to add flavorful ingredients and condiments that will open up a whole new world.

Menu: Cheddar and Chive Skillet ... more details

Register$40.00

Class: Queology

Saturday, February 21, 2015 at 4:00pm

Chef: Russ Cornette

Want to learn to master the sacred art of grilling meat? Look no further than Russ Cornette, Pit Master for Charleston’s Queology. Four time South Carolina State BBQ Champion, Russ has been involved with competition grilling for over 10 years! He has also developed his own sauces ... more details

Register$40.00

Class: Spice it Up: Curry and Ginger-A Match Made in Heaven!

Sunday, February 22, 2015 at 2:00pm

Chef: Lisa Conner

This is an excellent class for those who were previously afraid to venture into the world of Indian and Moroccan spices. Chef Lisa will share great ways to introduce curry to your family in a familiar and tasty way and make delicious dishes like the sweet potato Bisteeya, ... more details

Register$35.00

Class: Kids in the Kitchen: Learn to Make Dinner

Monday, February 23, 2015 at 4:00pm

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Chef: Cooking School Staff

It is dinnertime and the kids are in charge. Kids will get to roll up their sleeves and learn to make two entrées and desserts sure to please a crowd. Ages 9-12.

Menu: Oven-Fried Chicken with Barbecue Sauce; Barbecued Beans; Chicken or ... more details

Register$35.00

Class: Winter Seafood Jubilee

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 at 5:00pm

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Chef: Emily Kimbrough

With such an abundance of seafood here on the coast, there are plenty of options for any taste. Chef Emily, who grew up in Georgia and graduated from culinary school in Charleston, knows a thing or two about preparing the ocean’s bounty ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Return to Capistrano

Friday, February 27, 2015 at 6:00pm

Chef: Celia Cerasoli

Popular instructor Celia returns and lets you follow her back to her Abruzzese roots. Learn from this master of Italian cooking as she prepares recipes from her paternal grandmother from Capistrano. She will even be making Pizelle, traditional Italian waffle cookies, with her grandmother’s old pizzelle iron!

Menu: Grandma’s ... more details

Register$40.00

Class: Eat Well - Live Well

Saturday, February 28, 2015 at 1:00pm

Chef: Jill Dahan

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

Register$45.00

Class: Kids in the Kitchen: National PB&J Day

Sunday, March 1, 2015 at 2:00pm

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Chef: Cooking School Staff

There really is such a thing as National PB&J day and we are going to celebrate! Join the cooking school staff as we delve into this classic combination to create some sweet and savory deliciousness in a hands-on class for kids.

Menu: ... more details

Register$30.00

Class: In Honor of Birds

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at 6:00pm

Chef: John Ash

John Ash, one of the country’s most inspirational, creative and innovative cooking instructors, brings his wealth of knowledge and experience to Southern Season. Join this distinguished California chef as he leads you in preparing a menu from his recent James Beard Award-winning book, Culinary Birds.

Menu: Korean Chicken Wings; ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Asian Fusion

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at 6:00pm
Chef: Nicole Marriner South meets Asia to make creative combinations! Join instructor Nicole Marriner as she brings Asian flavors to the Lowcountry with some surprising and delicious results. Menu: Carmelized Porkbelly and Collard Kimchi Ramen; Chicken Wing Confit Yaki-Tori; Asian Noodle Gnocchi; Shrimp and Grits Sushi.
Register$35.00

Class: Kids in the Kitchen: Tasty Casseroles

Saturday, March 7, 2015 at 11:00am

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Chef: Cooking School Staff

Casseroles are always a family favorite so why not let the kids have a hand in creating them? In this class they will have fun creating tasty dishes the entire family will enjoy time and time again. Ages 9-12.

Menu: Chicken and ... more details

Register$35.00

Class: Cooking with Wine

Sunday, March 8, 2015 at 2:00pm

Chef: Halley Connell and Nicole Marriner

Red, white or rosé wine can be an integral ingredient in cooking. So many dishes from seafood to pears benefit from cooking in wine. Join Halley and Nicole and think outside the glass!

Menu: White Wine Fondue with Accompaniments; Roasted Pork ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Lighten Up, Y’all

Monday, March 9, 2015 at 6:00pm

Chef: Virginia Willis

A popular Southern food authority and cookbook author, Virginia Willis is also a talented cooking school instructor. Classically trained in France but with Southern roots, she worked as the kitchen director for Martha Stewart and Bobby Flay and is a contributing editor to Southern Living. Virginia joins us ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Easter Dinner and Spring Harve

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at 6:00pm

Chef: Jamie DeMent and Richard Holcomb

North Carolina farmers and entrepreneurs Jamie DeMent and Richard Holcomb–who own Coon Rock Farm, Bella Bean Organics, Heirloom Provisions & Piedmont restaurant– bring the bounty of their 55-acre farm to the class. They’ll share farmhouse and family Easter recipes as well as their vast knowledge ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Artisan Flatbreads!

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 at 5:00pm

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Chef: Halley Connell

Foccaccia, naan, pita and pizza – are all examples of the many flatbreads that span over many cultures. Flatbreads can be leavened or not and can include various types of flours. Join Halley for this interesting hands-on tutorial and discover the many ... more details

Register$40.00

Class: Eat Eggs!

Saturday, March 14, 2015 at 11:00am

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Chef: Cooking School Staff

Farm fresh eggs are abundant and their culinary uses are virtually unlimited. Baked, coddled, deviled or poached– you will explore many of the possibilities in this class. You will cover the basics so any skill level can master the versatile egg.

Menu: ... more details

Register$40.00

Class: Carnitas Fiesta

Saturday, March 14, 2015 at 4:00pm

Chef: Devany Vickery-Davidson

A native of Southern California, Devany Vickery-Davidson has lived in Texas, Georgia, South Carolina, Chicago, New York City, San Francisco and, most recently, Hawaii before moving back to the Lowcountry. She attended cooking school in Mexico and Italy and has been a student of many ethnic cuisines throughout ... more details

Register$35.00

Class: St. Patrick’s Day Beer Pairing

Sunday, March 15, 2015 at 4:00pm

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Chef: Nicole Marriner, Halley Connell and Trent Caldwell

St. Patrick’s Day honors Ireland’s patron saint and the food and beer associated with the holiday are legendary. Come join the St. Patrick’s Day celebration cooking school-style… and don’t forget to wear something green.

Menu: Miniature Irish Breakfast; ... more details

Register$35.00

Beyond the Basics with Nathalie Dupree

Monday, March 16, 2015 at 10:00am
A Culinary Experience for Advanced Home Chefs

Chef: Nathalie Dupree

Nathalie Dupree is a name synonymous with Southern food, and her love of the Lowcountry influenced her teaching of Southern cuisine. An author of three James Beard award-winning cookbooks, Nathalie is also the Founding Chairman of the Charleston Wine + Food Festival ... more details

Due to limited seating availability, tickets are no longer available online for this event. Please call 855-716-1240 or stop by our store to purchase tickets or be added to the waiting list.

Class: Introduction to the Old World

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at 6:00pm

Chef: Trent Caldwell

Join Beverage Manager Trent Caldwell to learn about the birthplaces of your favorite classic wines, traditional wine-making methods, and how terroir determines the characteristics of wine. Sign up for both Introduction to the Old World and Introduction to the New World for $60.

Register$35.00

Class: Introduction to the Old World

Friday, March 20, 2015 at 6:00pm

Chef: Trent Caldwell

With new wine-growing regions also comes innovation in production methods. Join Beverage Manager Trent Caldwell and learn how new lands, new grapes and new technology are shaping the world of wine.

Register$35.00

Class: Small Plates, Big Flavors

Sunday, March 22, 2015 at 4:00pm

Chef: Molly Stephens

Inspired by the Spanish tradition of enjoying a few tapas with drinks, the trend of dining on small plates has taken hold in American restaurants and shows no sign of letting up. But why wait until you’re out for dinner to have the fun and variety of a ... more details

Register$50.00

Class: Veg-out!

Monday, March 23, 2015 at 6:00pm

Chef: Nicole Marriner

When you were a kid you were probably told to eat your vegetables. Well, we’re saying it, too! In this class you’ll learn healthy and tasty ways to incorporate vegetables into easy dinners so good you won’t even miss the meat.

Menu: Braised Beet Salad with Cilantro and Golden ... more details

Register$35.00

Class: Tantalizingly Thai

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at 5:00pm

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Chef: Emily Kimbrough

Intimidated by Thai? You won’t be after this hands-on class with Chef Emily that will teach you how to create tasty Thai classics.

Menu: Thai Basil Shrimp Spring Rolls; Tom Yum Coconut Mushroom Soup; Chicken Pad Thai; Pan Seared Local Fish with Ginger ... more details

Tickets are no longer available for this sold-out event. Please call 855-716-1240 or stop by our store to be added to the waiting list.

Class: Amazing Pressure Cooker Meals & Super Delicious No-Cook Sides

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at 6:00pm

Chef: Bruce Weinstein and Mark Scarborough

Whether you’re entertaining guests or just getting dinner on the table on a Wednesday night, you want food that is mouthwatering and doesn’t take all day to prepare. Bruce Weinstein and Mark Scarbough have the solution to this culinary dilemma in their books The Great ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Learn at Lunch: Go Green

Thursday, March 26, 2015 at 12:00pm

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Full of flavor and great to eat, hearty greens are the bounty of early spring so go green with kale and even beet tops. Lettuces and salad greens are also rolling in. Join the cooking school staff for this “Go Green!” lunch. 1-hour class.

Menu: Salad with mixed ... more details

Register$25.00

Class: Classic Italian

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at 6:00pm

Chef: Jessica O'Neal

Learn how to make classic Italian dishes using seasonal ingredients. In this class you’ll learn the best way to adapt the menu to the changing seasons and make sure Italian dishes grace your dinner table year-round.

Menu: Roasted Red Pepper and Goat Cheese Bruschetta; Parmesan Encrusted Pork Chops; Butternut ... more details

Register$35.00

Class: Chucktown Chow: The Fat Hen

Thursday, April 14, 2016 at 6:00pm

Chef: Fred Neuville

A native of Virginia and a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America, Chef Fred Neuville opened the Fat Hen on Johns Island. Specializing in Lowcountry French with ingredients sourced from the local farming community, the restaurant’s menu puts a creative twist on regional favorites. Come learn from ... more details

Register$40.00