Cooking School at Southern Season - ,

Class: Cooking 101: Chicken

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at 5:00pm

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Wine Pairing Included

Chef: Lane Calaway

Description: Are you staring at that package of chicken trying to think of some new way to prepare it? Lane has new ideas for you to try out on your friends and family. No more grilled, boneless, skinless chicken ... more details

Register$55.00

Class: Grilling Summer Seafood

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 at 5:00pm

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Wine Pairing Included

Chef: Brian Adornetto

Description: Cooking on the grill is a summer pastime and a wonderful way to keep your kitchen cool during the July heat. Skip the hot dogs and hamburgers and celebrate the bounty of the ocean with Brian.

Menu: Grilled Salmon ... more details

Register$55.00

Class: The All-American Meal

Thursday, July 27, 2017 at 5:00pm

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Chef: Cooking School Staff

Description: When you think of an all-American meal, concepts of freshness, comfort, and indulgence come to mind. This menu is all that and more.

Menu: Crab Cake with Relish Aioli; Garden Salad with Homemade Ranch Dressing; Meatloaf Sandwich with ... more details

Register$45.00

Friday's Uncorked: Wines of Southern France

Friday, July 28, 2017 at 5:00pm

Felix Lamirand will be here on Friday, July 28th pouring a selection of the wines from Vignerons Proprietes Associes.

Vignerons Propriétés Associés, gathers together wine makers with a love of their land, The Rhône Valley and the Languedoc, and the willingness to create and sustain quality wines.  Their spirit encompasses tradition, ... more details

Register$10.00

Class: Kids in the Kitchen: Biscuits & Jam

Saturday, July 29, 2017 at 11:00am

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Chef: Cooking School Staff

Ages: 8-12 Only

Description: Breakfast, lunch, or dessert—biscuits are a staple of the Southern menu. Your kids will love getting their hands messy while learning how to make biscuits. They’ll be baking for the whole family in no time!

Menu: Southern Buttermilk ... more details

Register$40.00

Wine Tasting with Ararat Wines

Saturday, July 29, 2017 at 11:00am

Join us this Saturday, July 29 from 11 am to 2 pm to meet Barb Lavergne of Ararat Wines to sample a selection of their fine wines.

Beer Tasting with White Street Brewing Co.

Saturday, July 29, 2017 at 1:00pm

Southern Season invites you to join us Saturday, July 29th from 1 to 4 pm to meet Chris Burns from White Street Brewing Co. out of Wake Forest.

White Street Brewing Company focuses on authentic, classically styled beers. Each batch is expertly crafted with knowledge built on centuries of traditions. It's ... more details

Class: Taste of the Triangle: Paleo from Root Cellar Café

Saturday, July 29, 2017 at 4:00pm

Demonstration

Wine Pairing Included

 Special Diet: Paleo Diet

Chef: Sera Cuni

Description: The Paleo diet is based on foods that were presumably available to the Paleolithic human and restricts use of any processed foods. Sera, part owner of Root Cellar Cafe in Chapel Hill, has put together a ... more details

Register$55.00

Class: Sushi

Sunday, July 30, 2017 at 2:00pm

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Chef: Masa Tsujimura

Description: Born in a fishing village in western Japan, Masa Tsujimura has over 30 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 ... more details

Register$55.00

Class: Taste of the Triangle: Pizzeria Mercato

Monday, July 31, 2017 at 6:00pm

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Chef: Gabe Barker

Description: The opening of Pizzeria Mercato in Carrboro has brought the Barkers back to the Triangle food scene. Come meet Gabe who is at the helm of this new upscale pizzeria that sources its available produce from the famed Carrboro ... more details

Register$55.00

Class: Cooking 101: Salt

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at 5:00pm

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Chef: Cooking School Staff

Description: Salt is perhaps the most popular of the five major flavor elements (salty, sweet, sour, bitter, and umami). But it’s also a key tool to honing the other flavor elements. In small amounts, salt will intensify sweetness ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Farmer's Market Dinner

Wednesday, August 2, 2017 at 5:00pm

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Chef: Cooking School Staff

Description: Heading to the farmer’s market in summer is always a fun experience filled with bright colors and fresh smells. You can’t help but think of all the pies, soups, jams, salads and desserts you could make! Join ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Taste of the Triange: Fearrington House Restaurant

Thursday, August 3, 2017 at 6:00pm

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Chef: Colin Bedford

Description: Originally from England, Colin Bedford was recruited to The Fearrington House in 2005 and has since transformed culinary programs throughout the entire Fearrington Village. Jump at the chance to attend this class, where Colin combines the farmer’s market and ... more details

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Class: Riedel Glassware

Friday, August 4, 2017 at 6:00pm

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Chef: Mike Bostick & Chetan Reddy

Description: See and taste the difference the right glass can make when enjoying your favorite wine. Chetan Reddy, Wine Merchant at Southern Season, and Mike Bostick, from Riedel, will be in the house to lead you through ... more details

Register$60.00

Class: Spiralize Anything: How to Make Vegetable Noodle Recipes

Saturday, August 5, 2017 at 11:00am

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Chef: Breana Lai

Description: Breana is back from EatingWell Magazine to show us how to have fun with our vegetables. Carb-free noodles are on the agenda for this class. If you haven’t gotten into the spiralizing craze, come see what it is all ... more details

Register$55.00

Class: Kasthuis Cheese - Mozzarella

Saturday, August 5, 2017 at 4:00pm

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Chef: Alexander Kast

Description: Alexander, the owner of KastHuis Cheese, is in our classroom to talk about his favorite fresh cheese. This class will be a semi-hands-on format while he shows you the steps to make soft, fresh, milky mozzarella. Guests will get ... more details

Register$50.00

Class: Summer Tomatoes

Sunday, August 6, 2017 at 2:00pm

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Chef: Craig LeHoullier, Alex Hitt & Caitlin Burke

Description: The Tomato Trio is back to celebrate the star fruit of the hot months. Craig, who is the author of several books including Epic Tomatoes: How to Select and Grow the Best Varieties of ... more details

Register$50.00

Class: Cooking 101: Butter

Monday, August 7, 2017 at 5:00pm

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Chef: Cooking School Staff

Description: Butter is the most useful and most common fat for cooking and baking. Understanding how to use it can make you a more confident and adventurous cook. It’s a flavor enhancer, a vehicle to cooking, a sauce, ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Taste of the Triangle Oakleaf

Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at 6:00pm

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Chef: Brendan Cox

Description: Oakleaf in Pittsboro provides one of the best farm-to-table eating experiences in the Triangle. Brendan Cox is back to serve another of his thoughtprovoking seasonal menus that will make you swoon.

Menu: Cornmeal Blini; Chilled North Carolina Shrimp, Garden Basil ... 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: Caribbean Breeze

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at 5:00pm

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Chef: Cooking School Staff

Description:We’re going to take you on a journey. First, imagine the sound of the ocean, add the sound of a tropical breeze, the melody of steel drums and, of course, a rum drink in your hand. Ok, now ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Recipes to Beat the Heat

Thursday, August 10, 2017 at 5:00pm

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Chef: Brian Adornetto

Description: It’s a hundred degrees outside and the last thing you want to do is to turn on the oven. Chef Brian is here to show you some easy recipes that will delight your family, without heating up your ... more details

Register$50.00

Class: Teens in the Kitchen: Basic Knife and Kitchen Skills

Saturday, August 12, 2017 at 11:00am

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Chef: Cooking School Staff

Ages: 13-16 Only

Description: Before your son or daughter heads out into the world, let them spend a couple of hours with us and they will leave armed with the knowledge and knowhow to feed themselves well! This class is for ... more details

Register$40.00

Class: Mixology: Tequila and Mezcal

Saturday, August 12, 2017 at 4:00pm

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Chef: Jordan Joseph

Description:We are happy to have barkeep Jordan from The Crunkleton of Chapel Hill back in our classroom to help with your mixology game. Tequila and mezcal - are they the same thing? We’ll discuss all the juicy details during ... more details

Register$50.00

Class: Lowcountry Fare

Sunday, August 13, 2017 at 2:00pm

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Chef: Ellen Clevenger-Firley

Description: Try a new take on a Lowcountry classic. You can serve this traditional shrimp boil on sheets of newspaper and let everyone dig in, or arrange on skewers for a fun twist. Serve with ice cold beer and all ... more details

Register$55.00

Class: Cooking 101: Herbs

Monday, August 14, 2017 at 5:00pm

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Chef: Cooking School Staff

Description: The garden has been taken over by your mint and basil. Your freezer is full of pesto. Do you need some more ideas for what to do with your dill, basil, thyme, mint and parsley? Come to ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Birthday for Julia

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at 6:00pm

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Chef: Sheri Castle

Description: Sheri is celebrating Julia Child’s 105th birthday! Julia was a beloved American icon who pioneered an entire genre of cooking shows and taught a generation of food lovers that cooking can be easy and enjoyable.

Menu: Ratatouille with Goat Cheese ... more details

Register$60.00

Class: It's All Greek

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at 5:00pm

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Chef: Athina Sgambati

Description: Athina is sharing her Greek family recipes, so that you can recreate a Meze Party (small plates) at home. Opa!!!

Menu: Garides Saganaki (Shrimp with Tomatoes and Feta); Lemon Chicken Souvlaki; Keftedes Arni (Crispy Lamb Meatball with Tzatziki); Feta ... 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: Appalachia

Saturday, August 19, 2017 at 5:00pm

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Chef: Susi Gott Seguret

Description: This collection of recipes comes from the recently released collection Appalachian Appetite, celebrating recipes from up and down the Appalachian Chain. Originally from Appalachia, Susi honed her culinary skills in France, where she lived for over 20 years, ... more details

Register$50.00

Class: Taste of Coastal Carolina: Bistro at Topsail

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at 6:00pm

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Chef: Bud Taylor

Description:Inspired by his childhood spent in the kitchen cooking with his family, Bud Taylor incorporates Southern and coastal flavors into his cuisine. He is a self-taught chef who currently serves as the executive chef and owner of the Bistro at ... more details

Register$50.00

Class: Grillin' and Chillin'

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at 5:00pm

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Chef: Amanda Cushman

Description: Just because you don’t want to heat up the kitchen doesn’t mean you have to resort to peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. Let Amanda show you how to put together this impressive menu that is made entirely on ... more details

Register$50.00

Class: Kids in the Kitchen: Canine Cuisine

Saturday, August 26, 2017 at 11:00am

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Chef: Cooking School Staff

Ages: 8-12 Only

Description: Have you ever wondered what’s in doggie treats? Why is it that these simple snacks have the power to make dogs sit, speak or roll over with such enthusiasm? Your kids will make and take home goodies ... more details

Register$40.00

Class: Girl's Night Out: Summer Rolls and Vino

Saturday, August 26, 2017 at 5:00pm

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Chef: Cooking School Staff

Description:Looking for a unique experience for you and your girlfriends? Try our classroom! This is a girls-only night with vino!

Menu: Make Your Own Summer Roll Bar; Dipping Sauces; Peanut Chicken Noodle Salad; Ginger and Mango Ice Cream Sandwiches

Register$50.00

Class: Summer Cookout

Sunday, August 27, 2017 at 2:00pm

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Chef: Lucindy Willis

Description:Summer is almost over, but there is still time for one last cookout! Join Lucindy for this unique menu t hat embraces the last of the warm days.

Menu: Dry-Cured Pork Ribs with Bourbon, Molasses, Peaches, and Brown Sugar; Grilled Asian ... more details

Register$50.00

Class: Cooking 101: Acid

Monday, August 28, 2017 at 5:00pm

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Chef: Cooking School Staff

Description: Vinegars and citrus play an important role in creating a delicious bite. Learn how acids brighten flavors and even tighten the texture of protein.

Menu: Classic Sherry Vinaigrette with Bean and Rice Salad; North Carolina Ceviche; Roasted Brussels ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Puerto Rico

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 at 5:00pm

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Chef: Cat Parker

Description: A visit to Puerto Rico is an experience for the senses: the ocean waves and breezes, the cobblestones streets, the smell of fresh seafood and the taste of tropical drinks. Cat will bring you back to Puerto Rico ... more details

Register$50.00

Class: Northern Nights

Tuesday, September 5, 2017 at 5:00pm

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Chef: Cooking School Staff

Description: Do you long for those evenings with a slight chill in the air, perfect for gathering around the fire with lap blankets and a glass of wine? Join us as we embrace this weather with dishes inspired ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: End of Summer Seafood

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 at 6:00pm

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Chef: Amanda Cushman

Description: Come join Amanda in our kitchen as she puts together this wonderful seafood-packed, end-of-summer menu. Take home her recipes and recreate them for your friends and loved ones.

Menu: End of Summer Fish and Shellfish; Scallop Ceviche with Homemade Tortilla ... more details

Register$55.00

Class: Date Night: On the Grill

Thursday, September 7, 2017 at 5:00pm

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Chef: Katie Coleman

Description: Join us on the balcony of our cooking school with your special someone to make a memorable and delicious meal with Katie, owner of Durham Spirits, as she shows us how to get our grill on!

Menu: Grilled Tequila ... more details

Register$100.00

Class: Kids in the Kitchen: Apples

Saturday, September 9, 2017 at 11:00am

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Chef: Gwen Cummings Maller

Ages: 8-12 Only

Description: Kids love biting into a crisp, crunchy apple, but have they had the opportunity to turn this favorite fruit into delicious treats for their friends and family? Sign your child up for this class to learn several ... more details

Register$40.00

Class: Fresh Fall Apples

Saturday, September 9, 2017 at 4:00pm

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Chef: Cooking School Staff

Description: So you got caught up in the moment and bought a bushel of apples at the farmers’ market - now what do you do? We have a few ideas to transform that bushel into an incredible apple ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Mixology: Apertifs

Sunday, September 10, 2017 at 4:00pm

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Chef: Jordan Joseph

Description: Your home bar is stocked, now let’s get creative. In this class, you’ll learn all about apéritifs and the fine art of crafting pre-dinner cocktails. Jordan is here to inform and inspire!

Menu: A light menu will be served ... more details

Register$55.00

Class: Meatless Monday: Italian

Monday, September 11, 2017 at 5:00pm

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Special Diet: Vegetarian

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Description: Giving up meat doesn’t mean giving up flavor. Skip the chicken Parmesan and meatballs and meet us in the kitchen for this tasty vegetarian menu that highlights all that Italy has to offer.

Menu: Caprese Salad ... more details

Register$50.00

Class: Summer Evening on the Italian Piazza

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at 6:00pm

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Chef: Sheri Castle

Description: Strings of lights, summer breezes, fountains, gelato and romance come to mind when thinking about an Italian evening on the piazza. Sheri’s menu will have you making airline reservations as soon as you get home.

Menu: Vegetable Bruschetta Tart; Pappa ... more details

Register$60.00

Class: Taste of the Triangle: The Oak

Thursday, September 14, 2017 at 6:00pm

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Chef: Scott Phillips & Hali Haught

Description: We welcome Scott Phillips and Hali Haught of JMR Kitchens to our classroom for the first time. Each course will pair bourbons with flavors from The Oak, a JMR Restaurant.

Menu: North Carolina Shrimp with Mango Salsa; ... more details

Register$60.00

Class: The Bread Baker's Apprentice

Saturday, September 16, 2017 at 11:00am

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Chef: Peter Reinhart

Description: Widely acknowledged as one of the world’s leading authorities on bread, Peter Reinhart is the author of six books on bread baking. The Bread Baker’s Apprentice was bestowed with the James Beard and IACP Cookbook of the Year award ... more details

Register$55.00

Class: Gluten Free: Southern Staples

Saturday, September 16, 2017 at 4:00pm

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Wine Pairing Included

Special Diet: Gluten-Free

Chef: Jane O'Hara

Description: It’s hard to be a fan of Southern food and not be able to enjoy a fluffy, buttery biscuit… or can you? Jane O’Hara is back to show you just how approachable gluten free Southern food ... more details

Register$55.00

Class: Advanced Knife Skills

Sunday, September 17, 2017 at 2:00pm

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Chef: Brian Adornetto

Description: Hone your knife skills with this class as Brian takes you beyond the basics. He will demonstrate how to select the proper knife for any particular task, and you will learn to bone, fillet, truss, trim, carve, and ... more details

Register$60.00

Class: Spanish Tapas

Monday, September 18, 2017 at 6:00pm

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Chef: Lucindy Willis

Description: Small bites and small plates are the best way to entertain a group. Everyone will be happy with the variety that Lucindy has planned for your visit.

Menu: Serrano Ham Crostini with Tapenade; Crab Stuffed Deviled Eggs; Stuffed Peppadew Peppers; ... more details

Register$55.00

Class: Oktoberfest

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at 5:00pm

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Chef: Cooking School Staff

Description: The beer is chilling and you can almost hear the Oompah band warming up. Grab your passport; it’s time to celebrate Oktoberfest with Kim Calaway, Cooking School Manager!

Menu: Gulaschsuppe (Goulash Soup); Schweinemedaillons (Pork) in Weinbrand-Sauce; Eierspätzle (Egg ... more details

Register$50.00

Class: The Farmhouse Chef

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at 6:00pm

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Chef: Jamie Dement

Description: Join us as we celebrate the release of Jamie Dement’s first cookbook, The Farmhouse Chef: Recipes and Stories from My Carolina Farm. Coon Rock Farm, located in Hillsborough, has grown into several businesses over the years and now Jamie ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Taste of the Triangle: Il Palio

Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 6:00pm

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Chef: Teddy Diggs

Description: Fresh from his summer 2017 trip to the Campania region of Italy, Teddy Diggs of Il Palio will share the recipes that he learned from artisans and grandmothers in and around Naples. His menu will honor their traditions by ... more details

Register$55.00

Class: Root to Stem: Using the Whole Vegetable

Saturday, September 23, 2017 at 11:00am

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Chef: Breana Lai

Description: Breana will show you how to utilize every part of an edible plant—including the parts we tend to consider scraps. This is quite an impressive menu considering half of it is made with what we usually throw away!

Menu: Roasted ... more details

Register$55.00

Class: Taste of the Triangle: Chef of the NC Executive Mansion

Saturday, September 23, 2017 at 4:00pm

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Chef: David Gaydeski

Description: Serving as North Carolina’s official chef means the focus is always on quality. In this class, David Gaydeski will help us explore the nutritional benefits of both cooked and raw foods.

Menu: Red Curry and Potato Soup with Roasted Pepitas, ... more details

Register$55.00

Class: Fox Farm & Forage

Sunday, September 24, 2017 at 2:00pm

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Chef: Amy Fox

Description: Fox Farm & Forage is a small woman-owned farm that produces gourmet mushrooms. These mushrooms are all grown indoors in a controlled environment utilizing sustainable farming practices. Amy will visit our classroom to teach you the best techniques for ... more details

Register$50.00

Class: Sauces

Monday, September 25, 2017 at 5:00pm

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Chef: Cat Parker

Description: You will learn to create staple sauces that may not yet be in your recipe box. These are classic multi-use sauces that you can modify to adapt to the season.

Menu: Classic Chimichurri Sauce with Chicken Skewers; The Perfect ... more details

Register$50.00

Class: Wine & Chocolate

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at 5:00pm

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Chef: Cooking School Staff & Chetan Reddy

Description: Wine and chocolate—the ultimate, indulgent pairing! Join Kim Calaway, Manager of the Cooking School and Chetan Reddy, Wine Merchant at Southern Season, as they bring their two favorite tastes together for one delicious meal.

Menu: Beet ... more details

Register$55.00

Class: At Home Restaurant Skills

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at 5:00pm

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Chef: Lane Calaway

Description: Do you avoid recipes that contain the words: smoked, brûlée, and sous-vide? Lane Calaway, from so*ca in Raleigh, will show you how you can achieve these “chefy” techniques in your own kitchen.

Menu: Bibb Salad with Arugula, Stabilized Chimichurri ... 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: Mediterranean Cocktail Party

Thursday, September 28, 2017 at 6:00pm

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Chef: Ellen Clevenger-Firley

Description: Mediterranean cultures have an enduring tradition of gathering at the end of the day for drinks and appetizers. Embrace small-plate entertaining before the weather turns cold. Learn to assemble small dishes ahead of time to you can sit back ... more details

Register$55.00

Class: Fresh is Best

Saturday, September 30, 2017 at 2:00pm

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Chef: Jill Dahan

Description: Jill Dahan, the author of Starting Fresh!, returns to our kitchen to present another fresh menu that is definitely not lacking in taste. Learn how to create meals that are clean, fresh and low in sugar—exactly what your body ... more details

Register$50.00