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Himihead Hot Sauce Tasting

Saturday, December 10, 2016 at 11:00am

Southern Season invites you to experience the delicious taste of Himihead!

Thank you for allowing us to take your taste buds on an endless journey to food satisfaction. At HimiHead we believe a true hot sauce does not just cover your food in heat all the while stealing away the unique ... more details

Free Event

Holiday Tasting with Stonewall Kitchen

Saturday, December 10, 2016 at 11:00am
Becky Yehia and her associates will be here sampling Stonewall Kitchen's best Holiday selections. Please come and sample some of their best products!
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Tryon Distributors

Saturday, December 10, 2016 at 11:00am
Southern Season invites you to join us at our wine bar this Saturday from 11 am to 2 pm.
Free Event

Class: Holiday Brunch

Saturday, December 10, 2016 at 11:00am

Hands On

Chef: Katie Coleman

Wondering what to serve your sleepover guests during
the holiday season? Katie has the answer with this
simple and effortless menu. Roll your sleeves up, join
her for a hands-on class and learn to make a brunch
that will impress any ... more details

Register$49.00

Tasting with Republic of Tea

Saturday, December 10, 2016 at 11:00am
Come Join Gary from Republic of Tea to sample some of their fall favorites
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Epiphany Distributing

Saturday, December 10, 2016 at 12:00pm
Southern Season invites you to meet Whitney Griffin from Epiphany Distributing this Saturday at 12 to 3 pm

Wine Tasting with Freedom Beverage Company

Saturday, December 10, 2016 at 12:00pm
Luke with Freedom Beverage Co will be sampling wines!.
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Mims Distributing

Saturday, December 10, 2016 at 1:00pm
Southern Season invites you to join us this Saturday from 1 to 4 pm

Class: Tap & Table Appetizers

Saturday, December 10, 2016 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Susan Hearn

Join us for a hands-on holiday class just for beer
drinkers! How do you choose a beer if you want to try
something new? Try pairing with food. That will allow
you and your friends to get together to sample many
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Register$49.00

Wine Tasting with Empire Distributors

Sunday, December 11, 2016 at 12:00pm
Southern Season invites you to meet Samantha Shucavage from Empire Distributors this Sunday December 11 from 12 to 3 PM

Wine Tasting with Laurence Vuelta of Aveniu Brands

Sunday, December 11, 2016 at 1:00pm
Southern Season invites you to meet Laurence Vuelta of Aveniu Brands

Wine Tasting with Grapevine

Sunday, December 11, 2016 at 1:00pm
Southern Season invites you to meet with Darren Royer of Grapevine Distributors

Class: Tex-Mex Christmas Eve

Sunday, December 11, 2016 at 4:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Lucindy Willis

Believe it or not, the holidays are upon us. We can
all forget those traditional menu items: turkey, rib
roast, mashed potatoes, green beans, sweet potato
pie. Delicious, yes, but how about a change? This
Christmas consider taking a road less traveled ... more details

Register$49.00

Class: Christmas Canapes

Monday, December 12, 2016 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Caroline Bretherton

What’s more elegant than a holiday canapé on a silver
platter? Let Caroline, the author of several cookbooks
and a former London party caterer, show you how to put
together these little presents that are sure to impress
family and guests.

Menu: ... more details

Register$49.00

Class: Off to A Great Start

Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Amanda Cushman

Elegant, finger-friendly and easy-to-eat starters are
suitable for an elegant dinner party or a casual friendly
get together. Join Amanda Cushman, a culinary
educator with over thirty years of professional cooking
experience, in this hands-on class and learn tasty hors
d’oeuvres ... more details

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Class: Two if By Sea

Wednesday, December 14, 2016 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Barton Seaver

Chef, writer, explorer and conservationist, Barton
Seaver has brought his brand new cookbook, Two If By
Sea, with him to share some favorite seafood dishes that
are always suitable for the holidays. Each of his freshtasting,
casual recipes features seafood that hasn’t ... more details

Register$55.00

Class: Scotch Whiskey Tasting

Thursday, December 15, 2016 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Gary Crunkleton

Do you know the difference between single malt and
blended? Scotch is famous the world over but it can
be very intimidating to the inexperienced. The always
entertaining and very informative Gary Crunkleton,
from the famed Chapel Hill bar that bears his
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Register$49.00

Tasting with Floury Apron

Saturday, December 17, 2016 at 11:00am
Fadia, owner of Floury Apron, will be here sampling her Mediterranean inspired tomato sauces and unique crackers. All handmade in the mountains in NC.
Free Event

Tasting with Stockton Graham

Saturday, December 17, 2016 at 11:00am
Alex Jeans, from Stockton Graham, will be here to sample some Holiday flavors. Come try the Yule Log or Peppermint Patty Coffees. Perfect for guest and gifts alike.
Free Event

Class: Buche De Noel: Parent & Child

Saturday, December 17, 2016 at 11:00am

Hands On

Chef: Gwen Cummings Maller

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

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Class: Smashed, Mashed, Boiled, Baked

Saturday, December 17, 2016 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Raghavan Iyer

Pasta, step aside! Raghavan is back to share his newest
book project, which features the versatile potato. We
are pleased to again work with this Emmy-winning and
highly acclaimed cookbook author, who last visited
with his book Indian Cooking Unfolded. Take a ... more details

Register$55.00

Class: Cookie Swap

Sunday, December 18, 2016 at 2:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Cookie exchange parties have been in existence since
the 1940s and are a fun event during the holidays. Join
us for our swap and leave with a wide range of cookies!
Members of our staff will make their family favorites
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Register$40.00

Class: Sensational Sides

Monday, December 19, 2016 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Is this your usual holiday meal: roasted turkey, mashed
potatoes and gravy, stuffing, green bean casserole
and cranberry sauce? Looking for a new lineup? Learn
some new recipes with us in a fun, hands-on class and
you might just decide ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Dinner Party: Raclette Party

Tuesday, December 20, 2016 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Raclette is a Swiss dish based on heating a cow’s milk
cheese fireside and scraping the melted part off to top
various types of food. Join us for a hands-on class and
try our take on this fun party meal. ... more details

Register$45.00

Breakfast with Santa

Wednesday, December 21, 2016 at 8:00am

Join us for a morning full of holiday cheer when Santa comes to visit Weathervane!

On Wednesday, December 21st join us for breakfast with Santa from 8 to 10:30 a.m.

Reservations will be offered in the following time slots:

8am-9am

9:30am-10:30am

We will be serving a ... more details

$16.00

Class: Making Gifts

Wednesday, December 21, 2016 at 2:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Nothing is more appreciated during
the holidays than the thought that
goes into a handmade gift. In this
class kids will learn to make presents
for everyone-including the dog!
A light snack will be provided.

Gifts: Reindeer Chow; Chocolate
Spoons; Dog ... more details

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Class: Holiday Cookies

Thursday, December 22, 2016 at 2:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Everyone loves cookies and they
are fun to make. In this class kids
will learn to make several types of
these sweet treats. Don’t forget to
ask them to show off their new skills
when they get home! A light ... more details

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Class: Holiday Cupcakes

Friday, December 23, 2016 at 2:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Making cupcakes gives kids so
many ways to explore their creativity.
In this hands-on class they will have
fun baking and decorating. A light
snack will be provided.

Cupcakes: Christmas Tree Cupcakes;
Chocolate Cake Pops; Reindeer Cake;
Gingerbread Man Cake

Tickets are no longer available for this sold-out event. Please call (855) 592-3446 or stop by our store to be added to the waiting list.

Class: New Year's Dishes

Tuesday, December 27, 2016 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

A New Year’s meal has so many traditions attached to
it. In this hands-on class, the staff will lead you through
several of their favorites. Whether hosting a meal or
making a potluck dish to share, you will be ready!

Menu: ... more details

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Class: Souffles

Wednesday, December 28, 2016 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

A light, airy, egg-based creation, soufflés are so
versatile and can be either savory or sweet. Join us
for a hands-on class and learn to make dishes that are
delicious any time of day, from breakfast to dessert.

Menu: Hot Onion ... more details

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Class: New Year's Day Brunch

Thursday, December 29, 2016 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Sheri Castle

Get ready to start the New Year off in grand fashion!
Acclaimed instructor and cookbook author Sheri will
share brunch recipes that put a new take on some
traditional New Year’s dishes (that will, of course,
bring the requisite good luck!).

Menu: Broiled ... more details

Register$49.00

Class: Copycat

Saturday, December 31, 2016 at 11:00am

Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Can’t get mom to buy those not so
good foods that you like from the
grocery store? We can show you
how to make them yourself and even
Mom will be happy because they are
healthier. Copycat food is fun!

Menu: ... more details

Tickets are no longer available for this sold-out event. Please call (855) 592-3446 or stop by our store to be added to the waiting list.

Class: Cooking 101: Mother Sauces

Wednesday, January 4, 2017 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Description: Once you learn how to make these simple sauces, you will be able to experiment with flavors for endless sauce variations. From rich roux to béchamel, or espagnole to hollandaise, mastering these basic sauces will give you endless possibilities ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Soup's On!

Thursday, January 5, 2017 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Description: When the weather outside makes you want to hibernate inside, these one-pot meals simmering on the stove top

will call your name. These recipes feel like a warm hug. 

Menu: Beef and Barley; Creamed Cauliflower with Brussel Sprouts Hash; Apple and ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Winter Pasta

Saturday, January 7, 2017 at 4:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Description: There is no substitute for fresh pasta. These warming dishes are simple, yet so delicious. You will learn how to make pasta from scratch, and techniques for rolling out and drying pasta. Finish with great sauces for dinners that ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Biscuits vs. Cornbread

Sunday, January 8, 2017 at 2:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Description: Every good Southern cook has their own recipe for biscuits and cornbread. What is the secret to cornbread that is both moist and crusty? Is it the flour, how you work the dough, or the cast iron pan? In ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: The Naked Bite

Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Description: 

Rev your motor and detox your body. Learn how to prepare raw foods that are unprocessed and filled with essential minerals and vitamins. These tasty recipes will make you feel fabulous through clean and thoughtful eating.

Menu: Carrot Ginger Soup; ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Chili Round Up

Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Description: Comfort food is what brings family and friends together. Whether you like your chili with beans or without or Texas-style with hunks of beef instead of ground, these chili recipes will become your hands-down favorites for a Super Bowl ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Delicious Super Foods

Thursday, January 12, 2017 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Sheri Castle

Description: Let’s embrace the new you in the New Year. Don’t be intimidated by the term “super foods.” Cookbook author and favorite guest chef, Sheri Castle is here to introduce them and share ways to incorporate super foods into your everyday diet.

Menu: ... more details

Register$50.00

Class: Kids in the Kitchen: Flour Power

Saturday, January 14, 2017 at 11:00am

Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Description: In this fun filled culinary experience children will learn how to mix and measure, and how to use tools properly in the kitchen while they try their hand at the craft of making empanadas, biscuits and more.  Let the flour ... more details

Register$40.00

Class: Hearty Winter Soups

Sunday, January 15, 2017 at 3:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Lucindy Willis

Description: “Do you have a kinder, more adaptable friend in the food world than soup? Who soothes you when you are ill?  Who refuses to leave you when you are impoverished and stretches its resources to give a hearty sustenance and cheer? ... more details

Register$50.00

Class: Med instead of Meds

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Ellen Clevenger-Firley

Description: Is 2017 going to be the year you finally make delicious changes to your diet? Join Dr. Carolyn Dunn, NC State University Professor of Nutrition Education and Department Head, and Ellen Clevenger-Firley, Registered Dietitian and trained chef, to start your year ... more details

Register$50.00

Class: The Diabetes Comfort Food Cookbook

Thursday, January 19, 2017 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Robyn Webb

Description: Robyn Webb is an award-winning cookbook author, nutritionist, culinary instructor and the food editor at Diabetes Forecast Magazine. She is the author of 14 cookbooks and has a passion for Puglia, Italy and the Mediterranean diet.

Menu: Tuscan Bean Soup; Garlic Oil ... more details

Register$50.00

Class: Kids in the Kitchen: Waffle Magic

Saturday, January 21, 2017 at 11:00am

Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Description: Time to find the waffle maker in the back of the pantry!  Cooking with this underused appliance is all the rage now.  Parents can feel safer about their kids in the kitchen cooking with the waffle iron.

Menu: Menu: Cheesy Potato Tot ... more details

Register$40.00

Class: Indian Feast

Saturday, January 21, 2017 at 5:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Rupen Rao

Description: Mumbai-born Chef Rupen Rao is the author of Indian Cooking From My Mom and Indian Cooking Popular Restaurant Dishes. He also blogs, conducts cooking classes in and around Washington, D.C., and has his own line of spice blends. Learn how to ... more details

Register$50.00

Class: Basic Knife Skills

Sunday, January 22, 2017 at 12:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Brian Adornetto

Description: Proper knife skills can make all the difference when cooking. Join Brian, a personal chef, food writer and graduate of the Institute of Culinary Education in Manhattan, to learn basic cutting and chopping techniques, how to hold a knife properly ... more details

Register$50.00

Class: Basic Knife Skills

Sunday, January 22, 2017 at 3:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Brian Adornetto

Description: Proper knife skills can make all the difference when cooking. Join Brian, a personal chef, food writer and graduate of the Institute of Culinary Education in Manhattan, to learn basic cutting and chopping techniques, how to hold a knife properly ... more details

Register$50.00

Class: Pasta!

Monday, January 23, 2017 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Description: Rolling pasta with the family is a memory-making experience that will have the kids asking to do it again soon. In this class, our cooking school staff will share

their tips for perfecting this Italian tradition.

Menu: Fettuccini with Corn, ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Energy Bowls

Tuesday, January 24, 2017 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Description: Energy bowls are packed with delicious nutrition and hearty enough for even the most active lifestyle! Transform your mealtime into a delicious, energy-boosting bowl with these recipes. Learn the basics and begin to put your own combinations together.

Menu: Best ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Global Chicken

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Amanda Cushman

Description: Chicken is one of the most widely used proteins in the world. It is a blank canvas that a cook can spice up with any flavor profile or cuisine in mind. In this class, Amanda will take your taste buds ... more details

Register$50.00

Class: Winter Salad

Thursday, January 26, 2017 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Sheri Castle

Description: Cold weather does not have to mean fewer fresh salads.  Sheri will show you how to use great winter fare that will be pleasing to both the eye and the palate. From the classic pairing of pears and blue cheese to ... more details

Register$50.00

Class: Secrets of a Test Kitchen

Saturday, January 28, 2017 at 11:00am

Demonstration

Chef: Breana Lai

Description: Breana, the Associate Food Editor at EatingWell Magazine and a registered dietitian, visits us from Vermont to share one of her favorite aspects of her job: working in the test kitchen. In this class you’ll learn the process—and secrets—of developing delicious ... more details

Register$50.00

Class: Three Easy Breads-Each Two Ways

Saturday, January 28, 2017 at 5:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Abby Dodge

Description: Abigail Dodge is a James Beard nominated & IACP winning author & baker. A popular food writer, instructor, media personality and longtime contributing editor to Fine Cooking magazine, she is the author of 10 cookbooks including the award-winning, The Everyday Baker. ... more details

Register$50.00

Class: Citrus Extravaganza

Sunday, January 29, 2017 at 2:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Abby Dodge

Description: On day two of Abby’s visit she will demonstrate how to incorporate citrus into our winter recipes which will brighten up even the gloomiest of days.

Menu: Lemony Chicken Paillard with Olives, Feta & Microgreens; Orange Cornmeal Chiffon Cake with Orange Glaze; ... more details

Register$50.00

Class: Food Truck Caravan: Boricua Soul

Monday, January 30, 2017 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Toriano Fredericks

Description: The Soul Patrol is a 1999 Freightliner MT55 Tool Truck that brings Puerto Rican Inspired Soul food to a street near you.  Visit our classroom for an opportunity to get to know Toriano and see what motivates him to drive around ... more details

Register$50.00

Class: Taste of the Triangle: Carolina Inn

Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Jeremy Blankenship

Description: Chef Blankenship has returned to Carolina Inn and Southern food after a stint with the Cajun focused LaPlace in Hillsborough. With this menu, Chef Jeremy will bring to life the wonderful flavors that the South has to offer – and then ... more details

Register$50.00

Class: Risotto

Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at 5:00pm

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Description: This popular dish from Northern Italy is a staple that is the ultimate comfort food. Something as simple as rice is cooked to a creamy consistency and can elevate a plain meal into something special. See what gives risotto its classic silky, velvety characteristics that will ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Taste of the Triangle: Il Palio

Thursday, February 2, 2017 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Teddy Diggs

Description: Chef Diggs of Il Palio will bring a taste of the Roman countryside to Chapel Hill and to our classroom. He honors the tradition of Italian hospitality by using the best local and Italian ingredients and preparing them in a simple ... more details

Register$50.00

Class: Kids in the Kitchen: Egg Rolls and Fried Rice

Saturday, February 4, 2017 at 11:00am

Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Description: Forget take-out.  It’s never too early to get kids interested in cooking at home. After this class, you will be able to enjoy a great classic take-out food that will be healthier and taste better. Home cooking is an enjoyable ... more details

Register$40.00

Class: Jewish/Southern Mash-Up

Sunday, February 5, 2017 at 2:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Emma Laperruque

Description: In this class you will learn how easy it is to balance heritage and local culture. Jewish/southern has started to show up on the food scene. Let Emma show you how to use common Jewish ingredients and incorporate them into ... more details

Register$50.00

Class: Food Truck Caravan Buddhalicious

Monday, February 6, 2017 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Buddhalicious

Description: Buddhalicious brings Southeast Asian food to the Triangle area. They offer food that is as vibrant and colorful as their truck. The best flavors from places like Vietnam, Laos, Thailand and Singapore combine to satisfy any Asian cravings you may have. The ... more details

Register$50.00

Class: Let the Good Times Roll

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Description: “Laissez les bons temps rouler” is the joy-of-living attitude of South Lousiana that means “let the good times roll.” The month of February is the best time to see this philosophy in action. Come join us for a night ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Taste of the Triangle: Royale

Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Jeff Seizer

Description: New to the Triangle, Chef Jeff has joined an accomplished team to open up Royale in downtown Raleigh.  It is the combination of American Bistro fare with European and French influences that makes his cooking special.  These are the experiences that ... more details

Register$50.00

Class: Winter Fireside Supper: Little Italian/Southern

Thursday, February 9, 2017 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Sheri Castle

Description: This meal will make you want to stay in, rent a movie and snuggle up by the fire with your favorite someone.  Sheri brings together her love for Southern and Italian food that will have everyone coming back for seconds...or maybe ... more details

Register$50.00

Class: Weight Control Made Delicious

Saturday, February 11, 2017 at 11:00am

Hands On

Chef: Marc Edwards

Description: Yes, you can have your cake and eat it too—at least in moderation. In this lively and educational hands-on class, Dr. Marc Edwards, a family physician and trained cook, will show you how to apply the ancient wisdom of Ayurveda ... more details

Register$50.00

Class: Kids in the Kitchen: Valentine's Day Baking

Saturday, February 11, 2017 at 4:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Description: These kid friendly recipes that can be made ahead and shared with friends and family, home or school, will have smiles on everyone’s faces.  Even the picky eaters will have as much fun creating as they will eating.

Menu:  Chocolate Covered Strawberries; ... more details

Register$40.00

Class: Valentine's Day Night

Sunday, February 12, 2017 at 5:00pm

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Description: What better way to say “I love you” than with a meal you cooked together? It’s a perfect way to spend Valentine’s Day with someone you love. Our little secret: We do all the grocery shopping and pot scrubbing but it was your idea so you ... more details

Register$100.00

Class: All you need is Love & Chocolate

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at 6:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Description: John Lennon would have written this lyric if only he had realized that chocolate could be featured in every course of your Valentine’s Day meal. Bring your Valentine and make this meal together. Add chocolate and you have a perfect ... more details

Register$100.00

Class: Simple Sheet Pan Dinners

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Ellen Clevenger-Firley

Description: Was one of your New Year’s Resolutions to eat at home more often? Join Chef Ellen Clevenger-Firley for a weeknight friendly sheet pan dinner with minimal fuss and minimal dishes! Even including a sheet pan dessert!

Menu: Maple Glazed Fall Vegetables and ... more details

Register$50.00

Class: Cajun Creole

Thursday, February 16, 2017 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Katie Coleman

Description: Let these meals from the Big Easy get your tongues wagging. With a blend of city Creole and that country Cajun you will see how the food of Louisiana spreads that love of life in their food as well as ... more details

Register$50.00

Class: Chocolate!

Sunday, February 19, 2017 at 2:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Brian Adornetto

Description: The Aztecs knew a good thing when they saw it but it was the Spanish that added sugar and invented the sweet form. Whether it is milk, dark, or powdered the love affair that we have with chocolate never gets ... more details

Register$50.00

Class: Cast Iron Cooking

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Description: See why cast iron cookware is handed down through generations and is a prized possession among many Southern cooks. Seasoned with years of cooking and loving care, cast iron is as valued as grandma’s china or sterling. Let us ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Thai at Home

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Amanda Cushman

Description: With a menu that is as aromatic as it is flavorful, Amanda will walk  you through how to use Asian ingredients to achieve that delicate balance of sweet, savory, salty and spicy flavors that Thai cooking is famous for.

Menu: Chicken Satay ... more details

Register$50.00

Class: A Chicken in Every Pot

Thursday, February 23, 2017 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Sheri Castle 

Description:  Chicken is not just for throwing on the BBQ or winging it up with a hot sauce.  Every good Southern cook needs to have a great chicken and dumpling recipe in her recipe book. Sheri will show you how to make ... more details

Register$50.00

Class: Gluten Free-Casseroles

Saturday, February 25, 2017 at 4:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Lane Calaway

Description: Lane Calaway, head baker at Imagine That GF Bakery, returns to show us how to make comforting winter casseroles without canned cream of mushroom soup and pasta. Take these recipes home to keep you full and satisfied this winter.

Menu: Sausage ... more details

Register$50.00

Class: Mardi Gras Dinner

Sunday, February 26, 2017 at 2:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Lucindy Willis

Description: It’s a Mardi Gras party tonight at the Cooking School! “Laissez les bon temps rouler” as you cook up some wonderful Cajun/Creole specialty dishes that will fill your house with mouthwatering aromas. Lucindy will show you how she used to produce ... more details

Register$50.00

Class: Taste of the NC Coast: Catch

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Keith Rhodes

Description: Keith Rhodes, a James Beard nominee for Best Chef Southeast, is chef and owner of Catch, a modern seafood restaurant in Wilmington, North Carolina. Rhodes’ enthusiasm for North Carolina seafood is contagious, and his passion for modern cuisine has made him Wilmington’s ... more details

Register$50.00

Class: Manger Bien Et Juste

Thursday, March 2, 2017 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Katie Coleman

Description: We use French phrases in the English language to heighten the expectation of the experience.  Terms like creme brulee, hors d’oeuvres, a la mode might be intimidating, but, as Katie will show, French cuisine can be quite approachable once you’ve ... more details

Register$50.00

Class: King Solomon's Table: A Culinary Exploration of Jewish Cuisine

Saturday, March 4, 2017 at 11:00am

Demonstration

Chef: Joan Nathan

Description: Author of Quiches, Kugel and Couscous: My Search for Jewish Cooking in France and ten other cookbooks, Joan Nathan is an award winning author and joins us to celebrate the upcoming May release of her latest title. Her list of accolades ... more details

Register$50.00

Class: Kids in the Kitchen: Suppertime

Sunday, March 5, 2017 at 2:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Description: Need a break from the kitchen?  Let your child make dinner for the family with this menu that they can handle all by themselves.

Menu: Tomato Soup; Corn and Spinach Quesadillas with Carrots and Tzatziki; Banana Pudding

Register$40.00

Class: Not Your Average Grilled Cheese!

Monday, March 6, 2017 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Description: The meltdown is on!  Put away the plastic-wrapped cheese slices and white bread and let the staff at the cooking school show you how to get your grilled

cheese repertoire together.

Menu: Roasted Tomato Soup; Spinach and Artichoke on Rye; ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: The Rage of Paris 2016: Contemporary Sweets

Saturday, March 11, 2017 at 4:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Nick Malgieri

Description: Today, no one can go to Paris and fail to be seduced by the array of elegant and rich treats available throughout the city. This is a selection of pastries and desserts from some of the greats.

Menu:  Miroir au Chocolat: Chocolate ... more details

Register$55.00

Class: Sicilian Specialities, Savory & Sweet

Sunday, March 12, 2017 at 2:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Nick Malgieri

Description: Sicily abounds in delicious and exotic baking influenced since the Tenth Century by various invaders, rulers, and foreign chefs.  Take a tour

of Italy’s largest island province with Nick as she shares its distinct flavors.

Menu:  Sfincione:  Palermo’s classic focaccia topped with ... more details

Register$55.00

Class: Irish Cooking

Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Sheri Castle

Description: Sheri will show us that there is more to Irish cooking than corned beef and cabbage. There is rich culinary heritage that is now shaping the cuisine. Sheri will transport you to the Emerald Isle with her hearty dishes that will ... more details

Register$50.00

Class: Gluten Free Vegetarian

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Lane Calaway

Description: It is not easy to try and maintain a lifestyle that is both vegetarian and gluten free. Chef Lane will share his secrets to making tasty, healthy and satisfying food that doesn’t leave you feeling like you are missing out ... more details

Register$50.00

Class: Mousse, Macarons and Meringue

Saturday, March 18, 2017 at 11:00am

Hands On

Chef: Gwen Cummings-Maller

Description: In this hands on class Chef Gwen will teach you classic desserts that are made with egg whites.   There is no reason to be intimidated by the three Ms, and Gwen will show you why.  You will leave our classroom ... more details

Register$50.00

Class: Kids in the Kitchen: Pizza from Scratch

Saturday, March 18, 2017 at 3:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Description: We are making dough, pulling mozzarella and picking our toppings to make the best homemade pizza ever eaten!  

Menu: Pizza; and your choice of pizza toppings with salad bar

Register$40.00

Class: The New Vegetarian Plate

Sunday, March 19, 2017 at 3:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Lucindy Willis

Description: Vegetarian doesn’t mean throw the garden into the steamer and squeeze a little lemon over it! Everyone has a twist to approaching this way of eating. Come see what Lucindy is doing with her “no meat” menu.

Menu: Cheese Hushpuppies with Fennel ... more details

Register$50.00

Class: India North and South

Monday, March 20, 2017 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Amanda Cushman

Description: Both regions of Indian cooking are married in this class. The breads and curries that are spiced with garam masala and represent the best flavors from the North are mingled with the rice, lentils, and stews and spiced with tamarind that ... more details

Register$50.00

Class: Pesto

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Description: The garden has perked up and is coming back to life. Before you know it, you will have more herbs than you know what to do with. Join us for an evening of ideas for your summer bounty. Learn ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Skinny Southern

Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 11:00am

Demonstration

Chef: Brianna Lai

Description: Southern food often gets a bad rap for being unhealthy. Many of the South’s iconic dishes can still be very tasty and nutritious at the same time. In this class, Breana shows you how to keep the flavor while creating a ... more details

Register$50.00

Class: Date Night: Couple Grilling

Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Brian Adornetto

Description: Join us on the balcony of our cooking school with your special someone to make a memorable and delicious meal with Chef Brian.

Menu: Grilled Radicchio with Fontina and Balsamic-Oregano Vinaigrette; Grilled Asparagus Amandine; Grilled Filet Mignon with Bearnaise Butter; Grilled ... more details

Register$100.00

Class: Southern Smoke BBQ

Sunday, March 26, 2017 at 4:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Matthew and Jessica Register

Description: This husband and wife team from Garland, NC has quickly become the go-to for fantastic Southern faire – sometimes with an Italian twist. A deep-rooted passion for fine food and the outdoors motivated husband and wife duo Matthew and ... more details

Register$50.00

Class: Spring has Sprung!

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Description: Spring brings us a new bounty to get excited about all over again. Say goodbye to the heavy stews and root vegetables and let’s celebrate the new green life in the garden together! 

Menu: Ham and Pea Croquettes with Pickled ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Taste of the Triangle: Mandolin

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Sean Fowler

Description: Mandolin is a Raleigh neighborhood restaurant that serves only the freshest of ingredients that often come from their own garden. Chef Fowler, who hails from such establishments as Le Bernardin and Fearrington House, builds the menu based on what is available. ... more details

Register$55.00

Class: Old Fashioned Family Friendly Casseroles

Thursday, March 30, 2017 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Sheri Castle

Description: Remember the Women’s League and Church Fellowship cookbooks of yesteryear? Those will put you in the mood for Sheri’s menu for this evening of soul satisfying, tummy filling food. You need to come just to find out what milk dip is!

Menu: Straight ... more details

Register$50.00

Class: Learn at Lunch: The Asian Galleries

Friday, March 31, 2017 at 2:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Ackland Museum

Description: The Ackland Art Museum has thoughtfully reinstalled its galleries of Asian art, presenting its renowned collection from across the Asian continent in a whole new way. Join the museum’s associate curator Bradley Bailey as he shares a presentation of the two components ... more details

Register$30.00