Cooking School at Southern Season - Charleston, South Carolina

Upcoming Classes

Class: The French Cook-Soups & Stews

Saturday, November 1, 2014 at 1:00pm

Holly Herrick

Think you can’t learn French cooking? Nonsense! Holly is the author of seven cookbooks with the most recent, The French Cook-Soups and Stews, just released in September. She will prove to you that French cooking need not be intimidating with delicious and comforting recipes that are perfect for cool weather.

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Register$35.00

Class: Coon Rock and Piedmont

Sunday, November 2, 2014 at 2:00pm

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 recipes as well as their vast knowledge of sustainable farming ... more details

Register$35.00

Class: Nonna's Southern Table

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 5:00pm

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Emily Kimbrough

Before there were dreams of culinary school, Chef Emily learned to prepare classic Southern recipes with her Nonna. Come experience the food that inspired a little girl to become a chef in this fun, hands-on class!

Menu: Country Fried Steak and Gravy; Grandpa’s Homemade ... 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: Gourd-geous

Friday, November 7, 2014 at 6:00pm

Nicole Marriner and Trent Caldwell

Nothing says fall like colorful gourds. Chef Nicole will teach you to embrace the gourd in all its many forms. You’ll learn tips and tricks on cutting (which will no longer be intimidating) as well as how to make deliciously creative ... more details

Register$35.00

Class: Thanksgiving for Two

Monday, November 10, 2014 at 5:00pm

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Nicole Marriner

Thanksgiving is usually thought of as an over-the-top feast with lots of friends and relatives in attendance. It doesn’t always have to be, however, and can easily become a holiday celebration for couples. Chef Nicole will help you create an elegant and intimate ... more details

Register$40.00

Class: Fall Dinner Party

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at 5:00pm

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Emily Kimbrough

With the cool, crisp evenings, fall is the perfect time to host a dinner party for all of your food-loving friends. Chef Emily will show you how to create a fun and interactive menu that is loaded with fall flavor in a hands-on ... 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: Nick Maligieri's Pastry

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 6:00pm

Nick Malgieri

If you have ever had a bad case of "fear of pastry" or "fear of rolling," master baker and cookbook author Nick promises that if you follow his simple instructions you'll be able to tackle any pastry. You’ll learn some easy and foolproof techniques for mixing, handling, and rolling ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Moosewood Restaurant Favorites

Friday, November 14, 2014 at 6:00pm

David Hirsch

With an emphasis on healthful natural foods and creative vegetarian cooking, Moosewood Restaurant in Ithaca, NY has operated for forty years and was named one of the “thirteen most influential restaurants of the 20th Century” by Bon Appétìt magazine. David Hirsch, one of the original Moosewood cooperative members, will ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Some Good Things to Eat from the Southern Living Community Cookbook

Saturday, November 15, 2014 at 1:00pm

Sheri Castle

Funny and entertaining, Chef Sheri will be here to share some favorite recipes from her second cookbook. Produced in conjunction with Southern Living, her new book is loaded with tasty recipes that no good Southerner (or anyone else for that matter) will be able to resist!

Menu: Cheese Ring with ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Riedel

Saturday, November 15, 2014 at 6:00pm

Elizabeth Cooper and Doug Cohen

Join us for an informative evening of wine tasting with emphasis on the importance of glass size and shape to the appreciation of fine wines. Three glasses from the Riedel Vinum Collection will be highlighted with the premium wines they are ... more details

Register$75.00

Class: Kids in the Kitchen: Thanksgiving Sides

Sunday, November 16, 2014 at 2:00pm

Cooking School Staff

Thanksgiving is all about family meals and cooking so why not get the kids involved in holiday preparations? The staff chefs will lead you and your children though a fun and interactive kid-friendly menu where they’ll make traditional sides with updated twists.

Menu: Awesome ... 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: Thanksgiving Buffet

Monday, November 17, 2014 at 6:00pm

Nathalie Dupree

Nathalie Dupree needs little introduction. The author of 12 cookbooks, including two James Beard Award winners, her name is synonymous with great Southern food. This famed chef and instructor returns to Southern Season just in time for the entertaining season. She’ll help you prepare everything you need for a ... more details

Register$50.00

Class: Holiday Sides and Pies

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 6:00pm

Patricia Branning

South Carolina’s Pat Branning captures the essence of Lowcountry food and life in her beautiful books like few others ever have. Join her as she leads the class through perfect Southern accompaniments and old favorites just in time for the holidays. Patricia has written two cookbooks, Shrimp, Collards & ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Chucktown Chow: Circa 1886

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at 6:00pm

Chef Jason Culbertson and Chef Marc Collins

Chef Jason of Charleston’s Circa 1886, which boasts a AAA Four Diamond rating, joins us to demonstrate how to create an inventive and elegant meal. You’ll learn how to prepare sophisticated cuisine that uses exceptional ingredients.

Menu: Roasted Butternut Squash Soup with Pumpkin Seed Pistou, ... more details

Register$40.00

Class: Learn at Lunch: Healthy Twist with Meals on Wheels

Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 12:00pm

Cooking School Staff, Debbie Petitpain and George Roberts

The staff teams up with nutrition experts from Meals on Wheels to help you create a fresh and healthy Mexican meal that is full of flavor.

Menu: Bean Dip with Baked Chips; Fish Tacos with Slaw; Chocolate Drops

Register$25.00

Class: A Southern Party the Lowcountry Way

Friday, November 21, 2014 at 6:00pm

Kendra Bailey Morris

Everyone knows there is nothing more fun than a Southern party – and the Lowcountry version is the best of all. Chef Kendra, master of the slow cooker, will help you plan ahead, save time and still entertain with style.

Menu: Charleston Shrimp and Grits in Appetizer Spoons; Mini ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Slow Cooker Brunch

Saturday, November 22, 2014 at 11:00am

Kendra Bailey Morris

Chef Kendra returns to demonstrate that the slow cooker can be perfect for preparing homestyle breakfast and lunch fare for guests and family. She’ll be signing her new book after class.

Menu: Slow Cooker Country Ham and Egg Breakfast Bread; Slow Cooker Cinnamon and Brown Sugar Oatmeal with Maple ... more details

Register$40.00

Class: Thanksgiving Floral Arrangement in a Pumpkin

Sunday, November 23, 2014 at 2:00pm

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Renee Devane

Always wanted a perfect centerpiece for the middle of your Thanksgiving table? Make it yourself! Renee Devane, a Lowcountry native and head designer in the floral department here at Southern Season, will help you do just that. Renee has been designing floral arrangements ... more details

Register$55.00

Class: Seasoned in the South: Recipes from Crooks Corner and from Home

Monday, November 24, 2014 at 6:00pm

Bill Smith

One of the most celebrated chefs in the Southeast, Bill Smith is famous for creating iconic recipes at his James Beard Award-winning restaurant, Crooks Corner. Join him as he demonstrates his modern take on some old-time recipes.

Menu: Calas (Rice Fritters with Crab and Shrimp); Soupe Hendaye (Quick Oyster Soup); ... more details

Register$35.00

Class: Learn at Lunch: Oliver Pluff

Friday, November 28, 2014 at 2:00pm

Kyle Brown

Join tea expert Kyle from Charleston’s Oliver Pluff & Company as he prepares a tea-inspired menu. He’ll lead a discussion on all things tea, then show you how tea can be paired with a meal.

Menu: Baby Greens with Tea Vinaigrette; Sweet Tea Glazed Salmon; A Trio of Cookies.

Register$30.00

Class: Gingerbread House Decorating

Saturday, November 29, 2014 at 12:00pm

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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 House Decorating

Saturday, November 29, 2014 at 4:00pm

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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 House Decorating

Sunday, November 30, 2014 at 12:00pm

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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 House Decorating

Sunday, November 30, 2014 at 4:00pm

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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 House Decorating

Monday, December 1, 2014 at 5:00pm

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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: Chucktown Chow: Cypress

Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at 6:00pm

Craig Deihl

One of Charleston’s top chefs, Craig Deihl from Cypress restaurant, has been a semi-finalist for a prestigious James Beard award for best chef in the Southeast. His particular passion is for charcuterie and he will soon be opening a shop dedicated to it. Join him as he shares an ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Bliss Tea

Friday, December 5, 2014 at 6:00pm

Sunita Hira

Discover exotic world flavors in this class led by Sunita Hira. Her Bliss Tea Company is known for its distinctive and intense flavors so we’ve paired up a menu that will match them perfectly.

Menu: Bean Sprout Salad: Dry Shrimp Curry; Cumin Rice; Indian Vegetable Side Dish

Register$30.00

Class: Food Photography

Saturday, December 6, 2014 at 11:00am

Jonathan Boncek

Whether to remember a favorite meal or to try to replicate one at home, it seems like everyone enjoys taking pictures of their food these days. Why not learn how to do it like a pro? In this class students will learn tips and techniques such as styling, angles, ... more details

Register$35.00

Class: Holiday Appetizers

Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at 5:00pm

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Emily Kimbrough

As a personal chef Emily’s clients ask for these appetizers more than any others. Join her and learn, hands-on, some of her personal chef secrets to a successful party.

Menu: Crab Cake with Tarragon Tartar Sauce; Mexican Spiced Corn and Pepper Jack Dip ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Candy Centerpieces

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at 5:00pm

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Megan Scanlon

Megan is the master of all things candy and she will share delectable treats and arrangements all made with candies. Join her for a fun hands-on evening where we’ll explore small centerpieces, windowpane cookies and much more. Ages 13 and up. Snacks will ... 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: Elegant Holiday Dinner

Friday, December 12, 2014 at 6:00pm

Nicole Marriner and Trent Caldwell

Treat your family and friends to something special and host an elegant holiday dinner. Chef Nicole will guide you through every step and help you gain the confidence and skills that are sure to impress guests.

Menu: Cream Sherry Vinegar Salad; Tarrragon, ... more details

Register$40.00

Class: Gift Exchange

Sunday, December 14, 2014 at 2:00pm

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Nicole Marriner and Halley Connell

Come have a fun afternoon with friends (or make new friends) as you learn to make timesaving holiday delights – all in jars. You’ll take home tasty treats to enjoy later from this interactive class.

Menu: Russian Tea; Muffin Mix; Cookie ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Southern Cornbread

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at 5:00pm

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Cooking School Staff

What is Southern cooking without cornbread? In this interactive class you’ll learn to prepare this traditional and versatile staple in wildly different ways that will make it the star of any meal. No longer is cornbread relegated to mere side dish status!

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Register$45.00

Class: Holiday Centerpieces

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at 5:00pm

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Renee Devane

Renee is a native of the low country and has been creating fabulous floral arrangements for 20 years. Join her as she teaches you to create your own beautiful floral arrangements at home. Each guest will take home their own arrangement. Snacks will ... more details

Register$50.00

Class: Learn at Lunch: Modernized Classics: Eating Well with Meals on Wheels

Thursday, December 18, 2014 at 12:00pm

Cooking School Staff, Debbie Petitpain and George Roberts

Meals on Wheel nutrition experts join the staff to show just how easy it is to prepare delectable and simple healthy cuisine. You’ll learn ingenious ways to update classics the healthy way.

Menu: Citrus Salad with a Kick; Meatballs with Pureed Cauliflower; Poached Pears.

Register$25.00

Class: Christmas Eve Dinner

Friday, December 19, 2014 at 6:00pm

Celia Cerasoli

Christmas celebrations often incorporate elements from many different cultures so why not try something different in the kitchen this holiday season? Chef Celia leads the class in preparing her version of the Feast of the Seven Fishes, a traditional Italian Christmas Eve dinner.

Menu: Polpi, Calamari and Shrimp Salad; Baked ... more details

Register$40.00

Class: Christmas Cookie Decorating

Saturday, December 20, 2014 at 12:00pm

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Cooking School Staff

Christmas is cookie season! Pipe and flow is the term for professional cookie decorating. In this class you’ll learn how to do that just like a pro. Your results are sure to impress all your family and friends. Snacks will be served.

Register$35.00

Class: Christmas Cookie Decorating

Saturday, December 20, 2014 at 4:00pm

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Cooking School Staff

Christmas is cookie season! Pipe and flow is the term for professional cookie decorating. In this class you’ll learn how to do that just like a pro. Your results are sure to impress all your family and friends. Snacks will be served.

Register$35.00

Class: European Cookie Exchange

Sunday, December 21, 2014 at 2:00pm

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Nicole Marriner

Take time out of your busy holiday schedule for this fun and interactive class with Chef Nicole. You’ll create exotic and unique treats that make perfect gifts for neighbors, teachers, co-workers etc. Of course you may just want to keep them to enjoy ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Kids in the Kitchen: Holiday Fun

Tuesday, December 23, 2014 at 11:00am

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The kids are out of school but that doesn’t mean the learning has to stop. Bring them to this fun and informative class where they’ll learn to create culinary gifts and get their hands messy making the kinds of things all kids love ... more details

Register$35.00

Class: Bûche de Noël

Tuesday, December 23, 2014 at 4:00pm

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Cooking School Staff

The Yule log, or Bûche de Noël, is a Christmas tradition in France. In this class you’ll learn to create and decorate your own holiday dessert. It will serve four but it also makes a beautiful centerpiece. It’s a perfect fun holiday ... more details

Register$50.00

Class: Kids in the Kitchen: Holiday Fun

Wednesday, December 24, 2014 at 11:00am

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The kids are out of school but that doesn’t mean the learning has to stop. Bring them to this fun and informative class where they’ll learn to create culinary gifts and get their hands messy making the kinds of things all kids love ... more details

Register$35.00

Class: Afternoon Tea with Oliver Pluff

Friday, December 26, 2014 at 4:00pm

Kyle Brown

Join tea expert Kyle from Charleston’s Oliver Pluff & Company for an afternoon high tea. You’ll learn tea etiquette; tea history and how to create classic English tea accompaniments.

Menu: Cucumber Sandwiches; Chicken Salad Sandwiches; Zucchini Bread with Seasoned Cream Cheese; Scones with Cream and Jam; Cream Puffs ... more details

Register$25.00

Class: New Years Day Buffet

Saturday, December 27, 2014 at 1:00pm

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Get ready to kick off the new year and have a fun meal with friends. Our staff will lead you through preparations to make a classic New Year’s feast that is sure to bring you good luck!

Menu: Roasted Red Pepper and Bean Dip; Hoppin John Salad; Chipotle Glazed ... more details

Register$35.00

Class: Sushi

Sunday, December 28, 2014 at 2:00pm

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Cooking School Staff

So you’ve splurged during the holidays…that’s OK, we all do. But now is the perfect time to prepare for those New Year’s resolutions of healthy eating. Our staff will teach you how to make sushi like a pro in this fun and ... more details

Register$45.00