Cooking School at Southern Season - Richmond, Virginia

Upcoming Classes

CLASS: Kids In The Kitchen: Valentine Cookie Decorating

Saturday, February 6, 2016 at 1:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Learn to decorate cookies like a pro!Parents and kids team up and make professional looking cookies to take home and enjoy for Valentine’s Day.

Menu: Snacks will be served. Ages 7 and up

Due to limited seating availability, tickets are no longer available online for this event. Please call (855) 592-3446 or stop by our store to purchase tickets or be added to the waiting list.

CLASS: Winter In Rva

Sunday, February 7, 2016 at 5:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Mike Ledesma

Chef Mike’s career has spanned oceans, from the Big island to Baltimore and Richmond. He returns with anew position, Corporate Executive Chef for Richmond Restaurant Group, which includes both Hardshell Restaurants and the Hill Cafe. Chef Mike has taught many classes for ... more details

Register$45.00

CLASS: Chocolate For Valentine's Day With Guittard

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Cooking School Staff

What better way to celebrate Valentine’s Day than with chocolate? We will sample chocolate desserts in the class and also offer some to take home to enjoy later in the evening. Guittard Chocolate has just published a beautiful new cookbook that ... more details

Register$45.00

CLASS: Chocolate Is For Lovers

Saturday, February 13, 2016 at 12:00pm

Hands On

CHOCOLATE IS FOR LOVERS

Nothing is better than chocolates for Valentine’s Day!Join Chef Mary Lynn, owner of The Cake Stylist of Richmond, and discover just how easy it is to make chocolate sweets and treats at home. (Mary will not be leading the class)

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: Couples Pie Making:Valentine's Day

Sunday, February 14, 2016 at 12:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Keya Wingfield

Spending Valentine’s Day with your sweetheart? Make it even sweeter with a hands-on pie-making class!Whether it’s your spouse, significant other, BFF, or “just friends”, spend an afternoon together making beautiful berry and cream pies. In this hands-on class you will learn ... 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: Incredible Edible Egg!

Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at 6:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Farm fresh eggs are abundant and their culinary uses are virtually unlimited. Baked, coddled, deviled or poached – you will explore many of the possibilities inthis class. You will cover the basics so any skill level can master the versatile ... more details

Due to limited seating availability, tickets are no longer available online for this event. Please call (855) 592-3446 or stop by our store to purchase tickets or be added to the waiting list.

CLASS: Pasta!

Wednesday, February 17, 2016 at 6:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Believe it or not, making pasta at home is fun and easy and sure to become your favorite pastime. Please join our staff for this hands-on class in which you will learn to make dough, roll like a pro and ... 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: Browning, Braising And Roasting

Thursday, February 18, 2016 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Elevate simple ingredients with these three techniques for elegant dinners that are sure to impress. Learn to brown and braise meats and greens for tender and flavorful coursed paired with roasted and caramelized sides.

Menu: Coq au Vin with Roasted Root Vegetables; ... more details

Register$45.00

CLASS: Learn At Lunch: Biscuits 101!

Friday, February 19, 2016 at 11:00am

Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Once upon a time, every good Southern cook knew the secret to making biscuits. Unfortunately, it’s becoming a lost art. We’re here to help! In this hands-on class you’ll learn from the pros how to make this staple just like ... 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: Kids In The Kitchen: Kids Make Dinner

Saturday, February 20, 2016 at 1:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Cooking school Staff

It’s dinnertime and the kids are in charge. Kids will get to roll up their sleeves and learn to make two entrees and two desserts that aresure to please a crowd.

Menu: Panko-encrusted Oven Fried Chicken with Baked Beans; Chile rubbed ... 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: Kids In The Kitchen: Kids Cook Cookies

Sunday, February 21, 2016 at 2:00pm

Hands On

Chef: John Maxwell

Join Chef Maxwell, one of Richmond’s most popular chef instructors, for this highly informative (and fun) class in which he will share some of his cookie secrets. Kids learn one basic cookie recipe and one basic brownie recipe and will have ... more details

Due to limited seating availability, tickets are no longer available online for this event. Please call (855) 592-3446 or stop by our store to purchase tickets or be added to the waiting list.

CLASS: Crepe Cakes

Monday, February 22, 2016 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Mary Lynn Gramp (Mary will not be leading the class)

Don’t be intimidated by the French name! Crepes are delicious thin pancakes. Stack them up and you’ve got a delicious cake! In this class, pastry chef Mary Lynn will teach you two recipes, one ... more details

Register$45.00

CLASS: Not Take-Out!

Wednesday, February 24, 2016 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Shiu-min Block

In her long culinary career, Shiu-min has cooked professionally in the U.S. for over three decades but her greatest joy comes from teaching cooking skills to small, intimate groups. In this class she will show you how to prepare some traditional favorites ... more details

Register$45.00

CLASS: A Vietnamese Home-Style Meal

Thursday, February 25, 2016 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Minh Coli

Learn how to make basic fish stock from scratch with Vietnamese spices and herbs! Minh Coli, a native of Vietnam, honed her authentic Vietnamese cooking style from recipes passed down from her mother and grandmother. Today, she’s continuously experimenting and creating new ... more details

Register$45.00

CLASS: Weeknight Make-Over

Saturday, February 27, 2016 at 11:00am

Demonstration

Chef: Kim Baker

Get inspired and learn how to transform your weeknight dinner menu into something fresh,healthy and delicious with Kim Baker, author of Working It in the Kitchen: Food for the Workweek.Kim, recently featured on The Today Show, has been teaching working professionals how ... more details

Register$45.00

CLASS: Indian Cuisine

Sunday, February 28, 2016 at 12:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Laura Payne

Laura Payne started her personal chef business,Gourmet Your Way, in 2005. Her first client, for whom she still cooks today, is from Bangladesh and over the years she has learned many traditional recipes from that region. The layering of flavors and unique ... more details

Register$45.00

CLASS: Biscuits #101!

Tuesday, March 1, 2016 at 6:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Once upon a time, every good Southern cook knew the secret to making biscuits. Unfortunately, it’s becoming a lost art. We’re here to help! In this hands-on class you’ll learn from the pros how to make this staple just like ... 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: Kids In The Kitchen: Kids Pipe And Flow

Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 11:00am

Hands On

Chef: Mary Lynn Gramp (Mary will not be leading the class)

Owner of The Cake Stylist of Richmond, Mary Lynn graduated with a degree in Baking and Pastry Arts and interned with world renowned cake designer Maggie Austin of Maggie Austin Cake. Mary Lynn’s ... more details

Register$35.00

CLASS: Bombay, India Street Food Simplified

Sunday, March 6, 2016 at 2:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Keya “Puja” Wingfield

Bombay Street Food is one of India’s best-kept secrets!With a vendor on every corner in a city of millions,this kind of cuisine is a truly hidden gem! A lesson on classics like samosas and pakoras, accompanied by the most dippable chutneys, ... more details

Register$45.00

CLASS: Advanced Knife Skills #201

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at 6:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

What does trussing mean? How will it give you a better roast or a beautiful roasted chicken? How does one bone/filet a chicken? Join us in this hands-on class and you will learn all of this and more!

Menu: A snack ... more details

Register$40.00

CLASS: Staff Favorites

Thursday, March 10, 2016 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Join Laura Payne, Mary Lynn Gramp, Judith Brown and Bobbi-Jo Beattie and see why the staff at Southern Season Richmond love their jobs. In this class they will share some of their all-time favorite recipes.

Menu: Bruce’s Brasiole (2 ways, Italian and ... more details

Register$40.00

CLASS: Teens Cuisine: French

Saturday, March 12, 2016 at 12:00pm

Hands On

Cooking School Staff

French cooking need not be intimidating, even for the beginner cook. In this fun hands-on class the staff will give teens in introduction into the world of French cuisine with several traditional recipes.

Menu: Cheese Fondue; Chicken Cordon Bleu; Pommes Anna; Pain ... more details

Due to limited seating availability, tickets are no longer available online for this event. Please call (855) 592-3446 or stop by our store to purchase tickets or be added to the waiting list.

CLASS: Tarts!

Sunday, March 13, 2016 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Mary Lynn Gramp (Mary will not be leading the class)

Add a new dimension to your dessert-making skills!Join Chef Mary Lynn, pastry expert and owner of The Cake Stylist of Richmond, and learn recipes for three tasty tarts.

Menu: Apple Rose Tart; Citrus Tart; Ganache ... more details

Register$45.00

CLASS: Artisan Flatbreads

Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at 6:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Focaccia, naan, pita and pizza – are all examples of the many flatbreads that span over many cultures. Flatbreads can be leavened or not and can include various types of flours. Join the cooking school staff for this interesting hands-on ... 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: Pasta!

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 at 6:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Believe it or not, making pasta at home is fun and easy and sure to become your favorite pastime. Please join our staff for this hands-on class in which you will learn to make dough, roll like a pro and ... more details

Due to limited seating availability, tickets are no longer available online for this event. Please call (855) 592-3446 or stop by our store to purchase tickets or be added to the waiting list.

CLASS: St. Patrick's Day

Thursday, March 17, 2016 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Cooking School Staff

St Patrick’s Day honors Ireland’s patron saint and the food and beer associated with the holiday are legendary.Come join the St. Patrick’s Day celebration cooking school style… and don’t forget to wear something green.

Menu: Miniature Irish Breakfast; Grandmother’s Soda Bread; Petite ... more details

Register$45.00

CLASS: Learn At Lunch: Biscuits

Friday, March 18, 2016 at 11:00am

Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Once upon a time, every good Southern cook knew the secret to making biscuits. Unfortunately, it’s becoming a lost art. We’re here to help! In this hands-on class you’ll learn from the pros how to make this staple just like ... more details

Register$40.00

CLASS: The Art Of Cheesecake

Saturday, March 19, 2016 at 2:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: John Maxwell

Think you can’t make a decent cheesecake at home?You’re wrong! Please join Chef Maxwell, one of Richmond’s most popular chef instructors, for this highly informative class in which he will share some tricks of the trade. With his help you will be ... more details

Register$45.00

CLASS: Dumplings Three Ways (Back By Popular Demand!)

Wednesday, March 23, 2016 at 6:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Shiu-min Block

Born in Harbin, China (Manchuria), Shiu-min has cooked professionally in the U.S. for over three decades in New York, Connecticut and most recently Richmond.Her vast culinary career has included everything from teaching classes at Culinary Arts to running a successful catering ... 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: Vietnamese Fresh Spring Rolls

Thursday, March 24, 2016 at 6:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Minh Coli

Minh Coli loves to challenge herself with cooking at home and in her cooking club, and by creating new healthy recipes. She inherited a love for home-style Vietnamese cooking from her mother and in this class she will share one of ... 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: Great Waves Of Grains

Sunday, March 27, 2016 at 2:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: laurie beth gills

There are so many possibilities with grains! Letchef Laurie Beth Gills open your eyes to a whole new world of recipes featuring grains, some familiar, some more unusual

Menu: Black Rice-Nero Salad with Seasonal Vegetables,Toasted Almonds and Popped Sorghum; Creamy Carrot and ... more details

Register$45.00

CLASS: Cooking With Beer: Seasonal Inspired Recipes With Seasonal Beers

Tuesday, March 29, 2016 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Warren Haskell

Beer is not just the perfect pairing for your meal but a great ingredient in your dishes! Learn how to infuse your cuisine with beer in this class that takes you thru a full meal from start to finish. Warren Haskell, of ... more details

Register$45.00

CLASS: Technique Mystique

Thursday, April 7, 2016 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Shellie Kark

Join Chef Shellie Kark on her second night to learn“chic techniques” that will improve your abilities.These are techniques for busy schedules that canbe made for elegance or for comfort. This class will include the techniques of sauté, summer braising and pastry doughs ... more details

Register$50.00