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Today's Hot Bar Menu

Monday, January 22, 2018 at 9:00am

Whether you are looking for a quick bite or a meal for your family, our hot bar, located next our deli features a menu that changes daily. Stop by starting at 11:00 am to enjoy our hot bar or to visit our deli for a delicious sandwich.

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Class: Worldly Whole Meal Soups

Monday, January 22, 2018 at 5:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Amanda Cushman

It’s cold outside and you’re craving a big bowl of soup.  Amanda Cushman is here to share these hearty one-bowl meals  from all around the world.

Menu: Burmese Chicken Soup with Sweet Potatoes; Thai ... 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.

Triangle Restaurant Week

Monday, January 22, 2018 at 5:00pm

Join us at Weathervane Monday, January 22nd through Saturday, January 27th from 5-9 p.m. for Triangle Restaurant Week!

We will be offering a 3 courses for $30 during this week, wine pairings are an additional price.

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Reservations can be made by calling (919)929-9466 or through Open Table by more details

$30.00

Class: The Biscuit Tale

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at 5:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Southern biscuits are a tradition handed down through generations.  Making biscuits is more about technique, than recipes. A practice in balancing a gentle touch with careful folding to achieve a high rise and ... more details

$50.00
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Class: Flavors of Spain

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at 5:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Brian Adornetto

Can’t seem to find the time or money to get away and make that trip to Spain that you have been dreaming about?  Chef Brian can show you how to make these incredible Spanish ... more details

$50.00
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Class: A Trip to Scotland

Thursday, January 25, 2018 at 6:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Ellen Clevenger-Firley

Burns Night is celebrated annually on Robert Burns’ birthday (January 25th). Scots and Scots-at-heart around the world pay tribute to the great poet’s life and works with a traditional meal, poetry, and often a Ceilidh ... more details

$55.00
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Class: Learn at Lunch: The Rotisserie Chicken

Friday, January 26, 2018 at 12:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Grab your friends and join us for a quick lunch to gather some new ideas for what to do with everyone’s favorite meal starter - rotisserie chicken.  Kim Calaway, manager of the cooking school, ... more details

$30.00
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Class: Kids in the Kitchen: Baking Morning Treats

Saturday, January 27, 2018 at 11:00am

Demonstration

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Has your pastry-chef-in-training perfected the classic cupcake and chocolate chip cookie? Graduate to breakfast favorites that the whole family will love!

* Free classes are not eligible to receive a stamp on Chef’s Club Cards. Limit two tickets per person.

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Class: Tacos and Salsa

Saturday, January 27, 2018 at 5:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Marcelo Villasuso

The corn tortilla is considered the bread of Mexico and is the perfect base to inspire creativity in the kitchen. From sauces to protein and morning, noon or night, the taco can be adapted to ... more details

$55.00
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National Tea Month Tasting

Sunday, January 28, 2018 at 11:00am

Join us in our coffee and tea department, Sunday, January 21st from 11 am to 4 pm as we will be offering a tasting of two delicious and unusual teas as part of National Tea Month. This week we will be finalizing our Tea month with a celebration of Pu'er ... more details

Class: Cooking 101: Introduction to Eggs, Butter, and Sugar

Sunday, January 28, 2018 at 2:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Next, we’re turning to kitchen staples: eggs, butter, and sugar. From breakfast to dessert, we’re showcasing these trusty ingredients for their versatility, flavor, and structure.

Menu:  Scrambled ... more details

$65.00
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Class: Meatless Monday: Cauliflower – The New Kale

Monday, January 29, 2018 at 5:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Join Bari Hobbs, member of the cooking school staff, as she presents cauliflower!  Move over kale, it’s time for this humble member of the mustard family to have its moment to shine.  Leave ... more details

$50.00
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Class: Nashville Hot Chicken

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 at 5:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Cat Parker

This local specialty is making food headlines all over.  Spicy fried chicken or Nashville Hot Chicken, is now all the rage and was born at Prince’s in Nashville, TN.  Often served with a wide ... more details

$50.00
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Class: The Instant Dinner

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 5:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Cooking School Staff

The hot kitchen gift this past season was the electric multicooker.  There are hundreds of multicooker recipes, but where to begin?  Kendra Haden, a member of our cooking school staff, loves her multicooker ... more details

$50.00
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Special Bordeaux Wine Tasting Event with Hors d' oeuvres

Friday, February 2, 2018 at 5:30pm

Southern Season and the Weathervane will host a special event with Laure Levesque, owner of Queen of Wines and Pauline Lurton, representative of Bordeaux Chateau.

This is a special Classified Growths Bordeaux Wine Tasting event that will be held on February 2nd at 5:30 pm in the Weathervane Oak Room.  

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$25.00
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Class: Cake Decorating II

Saturday, February 3, 2018 at 11:00am

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Cooking School Staff

If you missed the first installment of our cake decorating series, don’t miss this one!  Stefanie, a member of our cooking school staff, will touch on the basics of cake decorating and step ... more details

$50.00
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Class: Versatile Marinades

Sunday, February 4, 2018 at 2:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Lane Calaway

Remember those days when a bottle of Italian salad dressing was used on everything from marinades to dips?  Lane, a chef at Soca has developed a couple of marinades that also multi-task as sauces ... more details

$50.00
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Class: Flavors of the Triangle: Washington Duke Inn

Monday, February 5, 2018 at 6:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Jason Cunningham

We are pleased to have Chef Jason back to host a Valentine’s dinner for you!  Executive Chef Jason Cunningham at the Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club, the only AAA Four Diamond Award-winning hotel and ... more details

$60.00
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Class: Bourbon 101

Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at 6:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Gary Crunkleton

Gary, owner of The Crunkleton, is back and bringing his passion for the brown liquor!  Explore the rich tradition and proud history of “America’s Official Native Spirit” as you take a tour of the distillers ... more details

$55.00
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Class: Regional Food: Louisiana

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at 5:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Cat Parker

Personal Chef Cat Parker has put together a menu that will evoke the sounds and aromas of Louisiana.  These full bodied flavors emphasize seafood and spices and will have you reminiscing of your last ... more details

$50.00
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Class: Meatball Dinner

Thursday, February 8, 2018 at 5:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Growing up in New Jersey, cooking school staff member Tina Giammetta, always had her Italian father’s family meatball dinner on Thursdays.  Tina is sharing her family recipes with us and will teach you ... more details

$50.00
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Class: Kids in the Kitchen: Be Mine

Saturday, February 10, 2018 at 11:00am

Demonstration

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Your kids will love learning how to make these fun and tasty treats for friends or family during this season of love.

Menu: Queen of Hearts Salad; Cheesy Tortilla Hearts; Tic-Tac-Toe Cracker; Strawberry Crispy Rice Hearts

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$40.00
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Class: Girls Night Out: Gal-entines!

Saturday, February 10, 2018 at 5:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Throw on something fabulous and celebrate Gal-entine’s Day with your friends at the Cooking School! Spend quality time with the girls, while enjoying a menu that has something for everyone!

Menu: Sangria; Firecracker ... more details

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Class: Cooking 101: Introduction to Sauces, Vinaigrettes, and Soups

Sunday, February 11, 2018 at 2:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Fluid flavors carry and bathe tastes with others.  Sounds kind of sexy. Marrying tastes with others is what you will learn about in this class.

Menu: Pork Tenderloin ... more details

$65.00
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Class: When in Rome

Monday, February 12, 2018 at 6:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Ellen Clevenger-Firley & Carolyn Dunn

Let your tastebuds go on a journey to the Mediterranean!  Join Dr. Carolyn Dunn, NC State Professor of Nutrition Education and Ellen Clevenger-Firley, Registered Dietitian and trained chef, to explore the seven ... more details

$55.00
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Class: Funny Valentine

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at 5:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Spending time together in the kitchen is the best way to celebrate!  We’re taking a light hearted approach to the meal “of love”.

Menu: Grilled Hearts of Romaine and Hearts of Palm Salad ... more details

$100.00
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Valentine's Day Dinner

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at 5:00pm

Join us at Weathervane Wednesday, February 14th to celebrate Valentine's Day.

We will be offering a special 3-course meal and each couple will receive complimentary chocolate champagne truffles and a long-stemmed red rose.

Cost is $40 per person or $45 per person with a glass of champagne.

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$40.00

Class: All You Need is Love

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at 6:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Bring your better half to our classroom for a fun night of cooking together! We’ll start with a glass of wine and a romantic meal (we will do the clean-up) and then the ... more details

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Class: Classic Supper Club Dinner Party

Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 6:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Sheri Castle

Looking for new menu ideas for your neighborhood supper club dinner?  Sheri Castle, local award winning culinary storyteller and cookbook author, is here to share some fresh ideas to get your neighbors off their couches ... more details

$60.00
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Class: Italian Classics

Saturday, February 17, 2018 at 5:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Brian Adornetto

Food and family are the pillars of traditional Italian culture. Many Italian family favorites are elegant in their simplicity.  Brian will introduce you to the Italian classics that will make any mother proud.

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Class: Gluten Free Winter Menu

Sunday, February 18, 2018 at 2:00pm

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Chef: Lucindy Willis

Enjoying a gluten free meal in the winter doesn’t mean that you have to give up the feeling that comfort food brings.  Lucindy, owner of Terrapin Cove Culinary Classes, ... more details

$50.00
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Class: Mastering the French Classics

Monday, February 19, 2018 at 5:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Katie Coleman

France is virtually synonymous with gastronomy. The country has a rich culinary history, from rustic farm foods to the most technical cuisine masterpieces.  Join us in the classroom as Katie shows you how to ... more details

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Class: Pass it On:  Crossroads at the Carolina Inn

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at 6:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Brandon Sharp and Smart Start of Orange County

Seven-time Michelin Star recipient, Chef Brandon Sharp has returned to Chapel Hill to head the kitchen at the Carolina Inn.  His culinary career has impressive highlights which include August, ... more details

$75.00
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Class: The Farmhouse Chef

Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 6:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Jamie Dement

Life on Coon Rock Farm can be pretty busy when you’re also running the Piedmont Restaurant in Durham with partner Richard Holcomb!  Jamie is in our classroom to share the farm recipes that were born ... more details

$50.00
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Class: Learn at Lunch: Pot Pies

Friday, February 23, 2018 at 12:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Cooking School Staff

The sharp chill in the air is hanging around and a little bit of comfort food will help to satisfy your soul while waiting for Spring to make its arrival.  Join Kim Calaway, Cooking ... more details

$30.00
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Class: Kids in the Kitchen: Food of China

Saturday, February 24, 2018 at 11:00am

Demonstration

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Even picky eaters will love these Chinese dishes!  Little hands will love folding their very own potstickers and their taste buds will delight at new, fresh flavors. Your child will be able to recreate all of these at home for ... more details

$40.00
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Class: Cooking 101: Introduction to Sauteing, Roasting, and Braising

Sunday, February 25, 2018 at 2:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Finally, it’s not just what we’re cooking, but how we’re cooking it. Different cooking methods result in totally different tasting experiences.  Let’s explore and, most importantly, taste!.

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$65.00
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Class: Coastal Flavors: The Bistro at Topsail

Monday, February 26, 2018 at 6:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Bud Taylor

Bistro at Topsail is a fine-dining farm to table restaurant that holds the recent distinctions of Open Table’s 2016 Diners Choice award, Winner of The James Beard Foundation’s 2017 Blended Burger Project, and Wine Spectator’s ... more details

$50.00
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Class: Thai Street Food

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at 6:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Amanda Cushman

This menu will evoke the sounds and aromas of the bustling, colorful markets in Thailand. Chef Amanda, author of Simple Real Food, has gathered these recipes while on her travels and will show you how ... more details

$50.00
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Class: Big Food Texan Style

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at 5:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Recently moving to NC from Texas, Stefanie has joined the cooking school staff and will be in the classroom today to share the big flavors of Texas.  Strap on your boots and loosen ... more details

$50.00
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Class: Farmhouse Fry

Sunday, March 4, 2018 at 2:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Cooking School Stuff

The cast iron skillet is the best vehicle for a good, old fashioned, cornmeal crusted farm fry.  We’re breaking out the red checkered table cloth for this class!

Menu: Fry Platters: Chicken, Cauliflower, ... more details

$50.00
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Class: Cooking (and Drinking) with Red Wine

Monday, March 5, 2018 at 6:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Ellen Clevenger-Firley

If you find that the bite of winter perfectly pairs with a rich deep red wine, this class is for you.  Warm up with this French inspired menu and hearty red wines, chosen by Chetan ... more details

$55.00
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Class: Crepes

Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at 5:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Cooking School Staff

These thin French pancakes are handy to keep in your freezer and versatile enough to accommodate both sweet and savory fillings.  Breakfast, lunch or dinner - it’s always a good time for crepes.

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$50.00
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Class: Food Photography

Saturday, March 10, 2018 at 11:00am

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Stacey Sprenz

Good photography is about catching life as it happens. Food is essential to life. Stacey Sprenz, a professional photographer and food ambassador for Foggy Ridge Cider and Firsthand Foods will show you how to use ... more details

$50.00
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Class: Parents and Kids in the Kitchen: Spaghetti and Meatballs

Saturday, March 10, 2018 at 3:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Cooking School Staff

It’s fun to get in the kitchen with your kids - especially when someone else is doing the cleaning! In this class, you will enjoy working with your child to make a homemade spaghetti and meatballs dinner, complete with ... more details

$40.00
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Class: Pasta

Sunday, March 11, 2018 at 5:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Handmade pasta can be a fun family activity, once you learn a few tricks.  We will show you two easy doughs and shapes to make from scratch and one delicious recipe to make with ... more details

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Class: Spring Soups

Monday, March 12, 2018 at 5:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Katie Coleman

Spring brings a new bounty of vegetables to cook with.  Grab your stock pot and welcome spring into your kitchen.

Menu: Artichoke Soup with Parmesan and Truffles; Chilled Spring Pea Soup; Cream of Asparagus ... more details

$50.00
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Class: Dumplings Around the World

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at 5:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Every culture has a version of a dumpling - little doughy bundles filled with sweet or savory surprises that are fried, steamed, or boiled.  Kim Calaway, Cooking School Manager, will give you the ... more details

$50.00
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Class: Flavors of the Triangle: Whiskey Kitchen

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at 6:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Aaron Matyac and Martin Wheeler

Whiskey Kitchen is the ultimate chef's barroom - one part whiskey bar, one part world-class Southern kitchen in downtown Raleigh.  This class will highlight what Whiskey Kitchen does best - cozy food ... more details

$55.00
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Class: St. Patrick’s Irish

Thursday, March 15, 2018 at 6:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Sheri Castle

Cookbook author, Sheri Castle has assembled an Emerald Isle inspired menu for you.  Don’t just reserve it for the annual wearing-of-the-green, this is a menu that should be revisited several times a year.  Your ... more details

$60.00
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Class: 30 Min Meals

Saturday, March 17, 2018 at 2:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Breana Lai

It’s a hectic life! Fight the urge to order takeout - we’ve got a menu that’s better for your health and your wallet! Breana, the Test Kitchen Manager at EatingWell magazine, is here to ... more details

$50.00
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Class: Sushi

Sunday, March 18, 2018 at 2:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Masa Tsujimura

Born in a fishing village in western Japan, Masa has over 35 years of experience in sushi preparation and has trained dozens of sushi chefs throughout his career.  He opened the popular Waraji Restaurant ... more details

$55.00
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Class: Cooking for One (or Two)

Monday, March 19, 2018 at 5:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Cat Parker

We’ve heard your many requests for classes on cooking for one (or two).  Making a full recipe can leave you with lots of leftovers.  Thankfully, Cat has developed some freezer and meal-prep friendly recipes that ... more details

$50.00
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Class: Favorite Classic Dishes of Greece

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at 6:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Brian Adornetto and Athina Sgambati

Americans are familiar with gyros, tzatziki and baklava but there is much more to learn about Greek cuisine! True family-style Greek cuisine will be the subject of this evening presented by Chef ... more details

$55.00
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Class: Kids in the Kitchen: Easter Treats

Saturday, March 24, 2018 at 11:00am

Demonstration

Ages: Kids 8-12 only.  

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Here are some fun and creative ideas for the Easter holiday.  From egg dying to bread making, these projects are great for the kids to do again at home with friends or family.

Menu: Rice Dying Eggs; ... more details

$40.00
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Class: The Flavors of San Luis Potosi

Saturday, March 24, 2018 at 5:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Marcelo Villasuso

San Luis Potosi has diverse ecosystems from arid high-plains to the jungle and an equally diverse cultural cuisine.  In fact, the Huastec civilization developed the stone-oven bake and steam cooking techniques. Join Marcelo for this ... more details

$50.00
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Class: Can’t Wait ‘Til Spring

Sunday, March 25, 2018 at 2:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Lucindy Willis

We are all chomping at the bit for warmer weather and the bounty that it will bring!  Lucindy has prepared the perfect spring or Easter menu to serve on the first warm day.

Menu: Asparagus ... more details

$50.00
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Class: Cooking with Fresh Herbs

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at 5:00pm

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Chef: Amanda Cushman

A pinch or a bunch, fresh herbs pull a recipe together by infusing the dish with fresh aromas and savory flavors. The right herbs can truly take a dish from good to great. In this ... more details

$50.00
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Class: Grown Up Mac-n-Cheese

Thursday, March 29, 2018 at 5:00pm

Hands OnWine

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Macaroni and cheese is one of those dishes that is beloved by all Americans. It’s a nostalgia-inducing classic, the perfect compliment for everything from BBQ, to burgers, to pork chops.  It compliments all ... more details

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