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Knife Sharpening Event

Sunday, November 19, 2017 at 10:00am

Get your knives ready for Thanksgiving and Christmas while supporting your community by donating to Table!

We will sharpen two of your knives while you have the opportunity to have a glass of wine at our wine bar or view our extensive collection of holiday gift baskets

Not only will your knives be ... more details

Wine Tasting with Queen of Wines

Sunday, November 19, 2017 at 12:00pm

Join us Sunday, November 19th from 12 to 3 pm to meet Laura Levesque who will be sampling the wines of France.

Queen of Wines sources its wines exclusively from sustainably-grown family estates in France.

Wine Tasting with Aveniu Brands

Sunday, November 19, 2017 at 12:00pm

Join us Sunday, November 19th from 12 to 3 pm to meet Laurence Vuelta from Aveniu as he samples a selection of Italian and American wines.

Class: Fall Buddha Bowls

Sunday, November 19, 2017 at 2:00pm

Demonstration

Wine Pairing Included

Chef: Lucindy Willis

Description: For the last year, Chef Lucindy has been perfecting the newest food trend, Buddha bowls—one-bowl meals filled with hearty veggies, beans, rice & quinoa, and topped with nuts and dressing. The key is in combining flavors and presenting a dressing or vinaigrette that ... more details

Register$50.00

Knife Sharpening Event

Monday, November 20, 2017 at 9:00am

Get your knives ready for Thanksgiving and Christmas while supporting your community by donating to Table!

We will sharpen two of your knives while you have the opportunity to have a glass of wine at our wine bar or view our extensive collection of holiday gift baskets

Not only will your knives be ... more details

Class: Meatless Monday: Plant-Based Meals

Monday, November 20, 2017 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Wine Pairing Included

Special Diet: Vegetarian

Chef: Amanda Cushman

Description: A whole-food, plant-based diet is centered on whole, unrefined, or minimally refined plants, and is based on fruits, vegetables, tubers, whole grains, and legumes. It excludes or minimizes meat, dairy products, and eggs, as well as highly refined foods like ... 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.

Knife Sharpening Event

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at 9:00am

Get your knives ready for Thanksgiving and Christmas while supporting your community by donating to Table!

We will sharpen two of your knives while you have the opportunity to have a glass of wine at our wine bar or view our extensive collection of holiday gift baskets

Not only will your knives be ... more details

Class: Floral Arranging 101: Holiday Centerpiece

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Wine Pairing Included

Chef: Floral Staff

Description: Attend this two-hour class and take home a centerpiece perfect for your Thanksgiving table. Learn the secrets of creating seasonal arrangements all year long.

Menu: A light snack and a glass of wine will be served

Register$60.00

Class: Gingerbread House Decorating

Saturday, November 25, 2017 at 12:00pm

Hands On

Description: Will your roof be thatched or covered in snow? Will it look like a log cabin or a cottage? Bring the whole family, your closest friend, or come alone and enjoy holiday music & a glass of wine while you thoughtfully consider ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Gingerbread House Decorating

Saturday, November 25, 2017 at 3:00pm

Hands On

Description: Will your roof be thatched or covered in snow? Will it look like a log cabin or a cottage? Bring the whole family, your closest friend, or come alone and enjoy holiday music & a glass of wine while you thoughtfully consider ... more details

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Class: Gingerbread House Decorating

Sunday, November 26, 2017 at 1:00pm

Hands On

Description: Will your roof be thatched or covered in snow? Will it look like a log cabin or a cottage? Bring the whole family, your closest friend, or come alone and enjoy holiday music & a glass of wine while you thoughtfully consider ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Gingerbread House Decorating

Sunday, November 26, 2017 at 4:00pm

Hands On

Description: Will your roof be thatched or covered in snow? Will it look like a log cabin or a cottage? Bring the whole family, your closest friend, or come alone and enjoy holiday music & a glass of wine while you thoughtfully consider ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Gingerbread House Decorating

Monday, November 27, 2017 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Description: Will your roof be thatched or covered in snow? Will it look like a log cabin or a cottage? Bring the whole family, your closest friend, or come alone and enjoy holiday music & a glass of wine while you thoughtfully consider ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Grits Aren't Just for Breakfast

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Wine Pairing Included

Chef: Cherisse Byers

Description: Tuck into a meal that showcases grits, in all their forms, for lunch, dinner, and dessert with Cherisse.

Menu: Beef Grillades with Charred Jalapeño Grits; Shrimp Étouffée with Garlic Cheddar Grits; Polenta Cake with Apple Compote

Register$50.00

Class: Gourmet Gifts

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Wine Pairing Included

Chef: Katie Coleman

Description: Foodies love gifts from the kitchen! After all, receiving a gift made with love means it’s just a little more special. Katie from Durham Spirits is sharing her recipes for presents that you can make at home. Try this out in our ... 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: Wicked Weed Event

Thursday, November 30, 2017 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Wine Pairing Included

Chef: Wicked Weed Staff

Description: Spend an evening with staff from Wicked Weed Brewing to learn about the styles and brewing techniques that they use to produce their wild and sour ales. We will taste 5-6 unique wild/sour ales that demonstrate the vast array of aromas and ... more details

Register$35.00

Class: Learn at Lunch: Holiday Brunch Ideas

Friday, December 1, 2017 at 12:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Katie Coleman

Description: Company is in town and gathering at your house for a late morning meal. Don’t know what to serve them? Try this menu from Katie Coleman, owner of Durham Spirits. This is a one-hour class. No wine will be served but ... more details

Register$30.00

Demonstration with Elki Gourmet

Saturday, December 2, 2017 at 11:00am

Join us Saturday, December 2nd from 11 am to 2 pm to meet Becky Yehia who will be on hand showcasing some of Elki Gourmet's holiday entertaining favorites.

Class: Gluten Free: Holiday Cookies

Saturday, December 2, 2017 at 11:00am

Hands On

Wine Pairing Included

Special Diet: Gluten-Free

Chef: Jane O'Hara

Description: If the holidays bring you down because gluten is all around you, come meet Jane! She has more than a few delicious solutions. Bring your favorite holiday cookies back into your life with Jane’s recipes.

Menu: Linzer Cookies; Russian Tea ... more details

Register$50.00

Demonstration with Floury Apron

Saturday, December 2, 2017 at 11:00am

Southern Season invites you to meet Fadia, owner of Floury Apron Saturday, December 2nd from 11 am to 2 pm as she sampling her homemade baklava.

 

Floury Apron is run by Fadia who strives to offer the highest quality products. She is located in the mountains of North Carolina where her ... more details

Class: Plant-Based Appetizers

Saturday, December 2, 2017 at 4:00pm

Hands On

Wine Pairing Included

Chef: Susan Hearn

Description: Susan Hearn, owner of Satisfy Your Soul, is in our kitchen to show you some tasty plant-based appetizer recipes to share with your guests and keep you on track during the holiday season.

Menu:

Register$50.00

Class: Sushi

Sunday, December 3, 2017 at 2:00pm

Hands On

Wine Pairing Included

Chef: Masa Tsujimura

Description: 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 in Raleigh in 1997. Ready your chopsticks and ... more details

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Class: Hanukkah

Monday, December 4, 2017 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Wine Pairing Included

Chef: Emma Laperruque

Description: Hanukkah is the Jewish eight-day, wintertime “festival of lights” that commemorates the oil miracle and is celebrated with a nightly menorah lighting, special prayers, and fried foods. Emma, food writer and baker at Scratch Bakery in Durham, is here to share some of her ... more details

Register$50.00

Class: Holiday Tamales

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Wine Pairing Included

Chef: Sandra Gutierrez

Description: Packages of sweet or savory corn dough stuffed with meats and vegetables and wrapped in corn husks, tamales are a memorable part of the holiday feast, and the making of them a celebrated tradition in the Mexican American home. Sandra, award-winning cookbook author, returns ... more details

Register$55.00

Class: Lunch with Friends

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Wine Pairing Included

Chef: Cherisse Byers

Description: You just can’t fit another holiday party on your calendar, but your girlfriends want to do a quick get-together. How about a simple yet elegant lunch with the gals? Cherisse has put together this easy menu that is elegant and impressive.

Menu: French ... more details

Register$50.00

Class: An Evening in Roma

Thursday, December 7, 2017 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Wine Pairing Included

Chef: Brian Adornetto

Description: The culture of The Eternal City (Rome) is well known for its family traditions that almost always focus on food. Mealtime is never a lonely affair. Gather together and share this family-style meal.

Menu: Spaghetti Carbonara; Veal Saltimbocca; Garlic Roasted Green Beans with ... more details

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Class: Cookbook: The Dinner Plan with Kathy Brenna and Carolina Campion

Friday, December 8, 2017 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Wine Pairing Included

Chef: Kathy Brennan and Caroline Campion

Description: 

Former editors to Saveur magazine, Kathy Brennan and Caroline Campion, have given life to their second cookbook called The Dinner Plan.  This creation is all about simple weeknight recipes and strategies to include these meals into your weekly ... more details

Register$50.00

Class: Holiday Brunch: Gluten Free

Saturday, December 9, 2017 at 11:00am

Hands On

Wine Pairing Included

Special Diet: Gluten-Free

Chef: Lane Calaway

Description: With so many food options, brunch can be an enjoyable meal anytime of the year. A gluten free holiday version is even more fun. Lane will share recipes that you will want to make for your next weekend get-together.

Menu: ... more details

Register$55.00

Demonstration with Stonewall Kitchen

Saturday, December 9, 2017 at 11:00am

Join us Saturday, December 9 from 11 am to 2 pm to meet Becky Yehia as she will be on hand to sample some of Stonewall Kitchen Holiday Favorites.  There will be Gingerbread Butter and Holiday Jam.

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Demonstration with Stonewall Kitchen

Saturday, December 9, 2017 at 11:00am

Join us Saturday, December 9 from 11 am to 2 pm to meet Becky Yehia as she will be on hand to sample Wind & Willow Gingerbread Cheeseball Mix

Sit & Sign Cookbook Event: The Dinner Plan by Kathy Brennan and Caroline Campion

Saturday, December 9, 2017 at 12:00pm

Join us Saturday, December 9th from 12 to 2 PM to meet the former editors of Saveur magazine, Kathy Brennan and Caroline Campion, whom have given life to their second cookbook called The Dinner Plan.  This creation is all about simple weeknight recipes and strategies to include these meals into your ... more details

Class: Mixology 101: Tour of France

Saturday, December 9, 2017 at 4:00pm

Hands On

Wine Pairing Included

Chef: Jordan Joseph

Description: Bring out the best! Jordan is here to inform and inspire with a tour of France and how to dress up your bar with Calvados, Cognac, cider, and more!

Menu: light snack will be provided with your hand crafted libations

Register$55.00

Demonstration with the Blakemere Company

Sunday, December 10, 2017 at 2:00pm

Join us Sunday, December 10 from 11:30 am to 2:30 pm to meet Amanda Fisher of the the Blakemere Company on hand to demonstrate their fine, North Carolina-made products.

About Blakemere:

Our signature item is our Devonshire Delight made to an authentic English Clotted Cream recipe and available fresh and handmade for ... more details

Class: A Christmas Dinner to Remember

Sunday, December 10, 2017 at 2:00pm

Demonstration

Wine Pairing Included

Chef: Lucindy Willis

Description: Holiday meals always have a special place in our hearts. The dining table is where the love and laughter is fueled by the food that you so thoughtfully put together. Lucindy Willis, from Terrapin Cove, shares a menu that was assembled with care.

Menu: ... more details

Register$55.00

Class: Gizmo Holiday Beer

Monday, December 11, 2017 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Wine Pairing Included

Chef: Kevin Sokolski

Description: Local brewery Gizmo’s Kevin Sokolski is joining us in our kitchen to chat about the holiday lineup of beers that Gizmo has to offer. We will cook with them and enjoy the pairings.

Menu: Beer and Cheddar Soup; Beer Braised Pork Belly and ... more details

Register$50.00

Class: Classic French Recipes From the Le Creuset Cookbook

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Wine Pairing Included

Chef: Sheri Castle

Description: One of Sheri’s latest projects has been the writing and editing of recipes for the most recent Le Creuset cookbook. You asked for it! Sheri is back to talk about these recipes & more using classic French cookware.

Menu: Garlic and Herb Gougères; ... 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: Ugly Holiday Sweater Party

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Wine Pairing Included

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Description: Everyone loves an ugly holiday sweater party! Add The Chipmunks holiday music and throw in some recipes from decades gone by and your cheeks will hurt from smiling so much. Don’t you dare show up without an outrageous holiday top!

Menu: Spiked ... more details

Register$50.00

Class: French Bistro

Thursday, December 14, 2017 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Wine Pairing Included

Chef: Ellen Clevenger-Firley

Description: Take a break from the holiday bustle and treat yourself and a friend to a relaxing class with soul satisfying food. Have a seat and enjoy the warmth of our kitchen.

Menu: Hot Mulled Wine; Warm Camembert with Wild Mushroom Fricassee; Simple French ... more details

Register$50.00

Class: Parents and Kids in the Kitchen: Bûche de Noël

Saturday, December 16, 2017 at 11:00am

Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

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

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Tasting with Mrs. Ruth's Jams

Saturday, December 16, 2017 at 11:00am

Southern Season invites you to join us Saturday, December 16 from 11 am to 2 pm to sample Mrs. Ruth's Jams and sample their holiday jam selection.

About the Producer:

Mrs. Ruth began making jams as a way to provide her husband and friends with strawberry jam and as more family friends ... more details

Demonstration with Cottage Lane

Saturday, December 16, 2017 at 11:00am

Samantha Swan, owner of Cottage Lane Kitchen, will be here on Saturday December 16th from 11 am to 2 pm sampling her locally made relishes. 

This is not your ordinary relish. We have two flavors - Get Me A Switch is based on an heirloom family recipe. Its name embraces our ... more details

Class: Marzipan

Saturday, December 16, 2017 at 4:00pm

Hands On

Wine Pairing Included

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Description: Almond paste and marzipan are almond and sugar confections that are used in several holiday desserts around the world. In this class, you will learn how to make it from scratch, mold it into fruit shapes and bake with it.

Menu: Homemade ... more details

Register$50.00

Class: Holiday Candy

Sunday, December 17, 2017 at 3:00pm

Hands On

Wine Pairing Included

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Description: Do you have fond memories of the holiday candies your grandmother used to make? Need homemade gifts for your favorite sweet tooth? Join us for a fun afternoon of candy making!

Menu: Cream Cheese Mints; Apple Cider Caramels; Pralines; Candy Cane Fudge; ... 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: Easy Holiday Apps

Monday, December 18, 2017 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Wine Pairing Included

Chef: Katie Coleman

Description: It’s the season where friends tend to drop by just to say “Hey”. Katie will show you some easy appetizers that you can quickly assemble to share with your (unexpected) guests.

Menu: Apple and Blue Cheese Rarebit; Mushroom and Gruyère Tartlets; Spanish Meatballs; ... more details

Register$50.00

Class: Decorating Cookies

Tuesday, December 19, 2017 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Wine Pairing Included

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Description: Do you have gingerbread men and decorated sugar cookies on your holiday baking list? Let us give you a head start! We will organize and provide the icing, sprinkles, and the cookies. We will even provide a ... 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.

Breakfast with Santa

Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at 9:00am

Join us Wednesday, December 20th 2017 for Breakfast with Santa.

We will be offering two seatings:

First Seating is between 8:00 and 9:00 am

Second Seating is between 9:30 and 10:30 am.

 

Featuring the following buffet style menu:

  • Saint Nick's Scrambled Eggs
  • Mini-Pancakes 
  • Applewood Smoked Bacon
  • Maple Surry Sausage Links
  • Holiday Hash Brown Casserole
  • Creamy Cheddar Grits
  • Country Biscuits
  • Orange and Apple ... more details

Class: Blue Christmas with Elvis

Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Wine Pairing Included

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Description: We are breaking out the Elvis Christmas music and celebrating with some of his favorite foods. Wear your finest blue clothing and we will shake, rattle, and roll while you prepare your meal. It will be a Blue Christmas in our ... more details

Register$50.00

Class: Kids in the Kitchen: Ornaments from the Kitchen

Thursday, December 21, 2017 at 2:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Description: Kids are home from school and you have a to-do list a mile long. Let them spend a couple hours with us while you cross a couple items off your list. Homemade ornaments by your kids are the most ... more details

Register$40.00

Class: Parents and Kids in the Kitchen: Baking Cookies

Friday, December 22, 2017 at 12:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Description: You have family in town and the kids want to do something fun as it gets closer to Christmas. Come into our kitchen and make holiday treats together. This is a class for adults and kids to work together ... 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: Kids in the Kitchen: Making Gifts

Saturday, December 23, 2017 at 12:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Description: Nothing is more appreciated during the holidays than the thought that goes into a handmade gift. In this class, kids will make presents for everyone on their list—including the dog! Ages 8 to 12 years.

Menu: A light snack will be served

Register$40.00

Class: Kids in the Kitchen: Cupcakes

Wednesday, December 27, 2017 at 2:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Description: The kids are still home and in need of entertainment. Bring them to our kitchen and we will make cupcakes together.

Menu: Dirt Cup Cake; Ice Cream Cone Cake; Confetti Cake Balls; Lemon Drop Cakes

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: New Year's Eve Party

Thursday, December 28, 2017 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Wine Pairing Included

Chef: Amanda Cushman

Description: Get ready to start the New Year off in grand fashion! Amanda will share her ideas for making your holiday guests feel special while ringing in the New Year.

Menu: Frisee Salad with Lardons and Warm Chevre; Lamb Chops with Red Wine Balsamic ... more details

Register$55.00