Cooking School at Southern Season - Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Upcoming Classes

Pasta Fresca

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at 5:00pm

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Chef: Cooking School Staff

Pasta fresca (fresh pasta) is both gratifying to make and wonderful to eat. Under the guidance of the Cooking School staff you will learn to make three types of pasta: fettuccine, ravioli and spaghetti. Each will be served with a homemade ... more details

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Play with Your Food

Thursday, May 28, 2015 at 5:00pm

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Chef: Gwen Cummings Maller

Kids love to use their hands so let them use those hands to create dinner! In this hands-on class Chef Gwen will lead the children through the making of each dish so it can all be eaten and enjoyed at ... more details

Due to limited seating availability, tickets are no longer available online for this event. Please call 919-929-4586 or stop by our store to purchase tickets or be added to the waiting list.

Coffee with Scott Conary of Carrboro Coffee

Saturday, May 30, 2015 at 11:00am

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Chef: Scott Conary

Carrboro Coffee Roasters is a premier farmer-direct artisan roaster that has drawn international attention and acclaim with their expertise and emphasis on quality and relationships at coffee origins. Join Scott, President of Carrboro Coffee, to learn the path their direct relationship coffee ... more details

Register$35.00

A Fresh Taste of Early Summer

Saturday, May 30, 2015 at 6:00pm

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Chef: Sheri Castle

Warm weather yields farmers’ market baskets brimming with the bounty of the season. Join popular chef and cookbook author Sheri Castle as she teaches you to prepare a sumptuous meal with the best the early summer has to offer

Menu: Garden Pea ... more details

Due to limited seating availability, tickets are no longer available online for this event. Please call 919-929-4586 or stop by our store to purchase tickets or be added to the waiting list.

Chocolate for Kids

Sunday, May 31, 2015 at 2:00pm

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Chef: Gwen Cummings Maller

Join Chef Gwen for this introduction to cooking with chocolate.The kids will have a hands-on mini-lesson and tasting of different chocolates then make some of their soon to be favorite chocolate desserts. This class is (just) for kids age 6 ... more details

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Biscuits I

Monday, June 1, 2015 at 5:00pm

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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, however, and in this hands-on class you’ll learn from the pros how to make this staple just ... more details

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Knife Skills

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 at 5:00pm

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Chef: Brian Adornetto

Brian Adornetto Learn basic cutting and chopping techniques, how to hold a knife properly, as well as how to care for and sharpen your knives in this wildly popular class series with Brian. After practicing your knife skills, a snack will be ... more details

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The Foods of Chile

Thursday, June 4, 2015 at 6:00pm

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Chef: Sandra Gutierrez

Each Latin American country has its own distinctive cuisine.The food of Chile has a clear German and Eastern European influence intermixed with indigenous flavors of the area. Join Latin American expert and cookbook author Sandra Gutierrez as she demystifies the succulent foods ... more details

Register$45.00

Bread Revolution: Sprouted Grain Flour Breads are the Next Frontier

Saturday, June 6, 2015 at 1:00pm

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Chef: Peter Reinhart

Sprouted flour is, according to Peter Reinhart, the next big frontier in baking, partly because it is the most nutritious form of whole grain but, even more importantly, because it tastes better than any other version of whole grain bread. It ... more details

Register$50.00

Sushi

Sunday, June 7, 2015 at 2:00pm

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Chef: Masa Tsujimura

Finally learn to savor sushi in your own home. Born in a fishing village in western Japan, Chef Masa Tsujimura of Waraji Japanese Restaurant in Raleigh has over 30 years of experience in sushi preparation and has trained dozens of sushi ... more details

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Pizza From the Expert

Monday, June 8, 2015 at 6:00pm

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Chef: Elana Iaciofano

You won’t be making any plain boring pepperoni pizzas in this class. Instead, expert Elana will be sharing her passion for preparing healthy, seasonal pizza recipes. The author of Top Your Pizza for Colavita Olive Oil, Elana will open your yes to ... more details

Register$35.00

Kids and Parents: Italian Feast

Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at 5:00pm

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Chef: Brian Adornetto

Do you know a child who is interested in cooking? Join Chef Brian Adornetto for this hands-on cooking class and create lasting memories while learning new skills. Impress family and friends by inviting them to an Italian family-style dinner you will now ... more details

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Italian

Thursday, June 11, 2015 at 6:00pm

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Chef: Yvonne Hoffman

Chef Yvonne Hoffman went to school in the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy. Join her as she discuses and shares the food and culture of this region including, of course, such favorites as Prosciutto, Balsamic vinegar, Parmesan cheese, and many others.

Menu: Bianco Pizza ... more details

Register$40.00

Learn at Lunch: Brunch Made Easy

Friday, June 12, 2015 at 12:00pm

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Chef: Lisa Piper from the Small Street B&B

Located in Pittsboro, N.C., Small Street B&B Cafe serves breakfast and lunch using all the farmers and seasonal ingredients they can to make a fresh and changing menu every day. You’ll learn some of their secrets to ... more details

Register$30.00

The New Southern Table: Flavorful, Local, and Good For You!

Saturday, June 13, 2015 at 1:00pm

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Chef: Lee Newlin

New Southern cuisine is light and healthy, ditching the deep-fried,sugar laden and heavy stuff. Incorporating the freshest organic produce, Lee creates a new take on traditional recipes using smart seasonings and healthful ingredients. All of the recipes will highlight a healthier twist ... more details

Register$45.00

Creole Soul Picnic

Sunday, June 14, 2015 at 2:00pm

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Chef: Mel Melton

In New Orleans and the bayou country, the summers are sweltering. On Sunday afternoons back before AC came along,many families and friends headed to the lake, beach or riverbank to catch a breeze, fish, and enjoy the summer bounty of food.This menu ... more details

Register$45.00

Ramen Noodles

Monday, June 15, 2015 at 5:00pm

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Chef: Susan Hearn

If you are thinking of the dried ramen noodles from the package,think again! Join Chef Susan Hearn to learn how to make homemade ramen noodles and then use them in several delicious and versatile recipes.

Menu: Asian Crunchy Slaw with Toasted Almonds and ... more details

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Vegetable Heaven

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at 6:00pm

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Chef: Brendan Cox – Oakleaf

Acclaimed chef Brendon, from Oakleaf in Pittsboro, N.C., is an expert at serving creative seasonal cuisine. Join him on this trip to his “Vegetable Heaven” made delicious and entertaining with his skill as a chef, educator and storyteller.

Menu: Fresh Mozzarella, ... more details

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Beer Basics

Wednesday, June 17, 2015 at 6:00pm

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Chef: Kathlene Revie

Do you want to learn about classic beer styles and the food that pair best as well as gain an understanding of the basic beer geek-speak, such as fermentation and bottle conditioning?Join Kathlene, Wine Department staff member and beer aficionado for this ... more details

Register$45.00

Wine Dinner: Taste of North Caolina

Thursday, June 18, 2015 at 6:00pm

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Caitlin Burke and Elizabeth Cooper

Early summer in the South brings a bounty of wonderful weather and foods. Join Cooking School Instructor Caitlin Burke and Wine Manager, Elizabeth Cooper, for this celebration of early summer in the North Carolina and learn to create a ... more details

Register$40.00

Learn At Lunch: Summer Porch Suppers

Friday, June 19, 2015 at 12:00pm

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Chef: Susan Hearn

Are you dreaming of a summer porch supper with friends and family? Join Chef Susan Hearn in a one-hour class for this new and delicious approach to a southern summer pleasure.

Menu: Chunky Tomato and Fruit Gazpacho; Simple Green Salad with Cucumber Herb ... more details

Register$30.00

Lemuel Butler of Counter Culture Coffee

Saturday, June 20, 2015 at 10:00am

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Chef: Lemuel Butler of Counter Culture Coffee

Join Lemuel Butler of Counter Culture Coffee to explore the relationship between coffee processing, coffee roasting and coffee extraction, but more importantly how to make coffee taste great.During the class you will have the chance to learn about ... more details

Register$35.00

Food of México: Hip Tacos Part II

Saturday, June 20, 2015 at 5:00pm

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Chef: Marcelo Villasuso

The success in a taco is not to fill it with “cliche” Mexican ingredients, it is about finding the right balance between vegetables, fruits and proteins respecting their own textures and flavors. The mouth-watering salsa used and the quality of the tortilla ... more details

Register$40.00

Main Dish Salads

Monday, June 22, 2015 at 6:00pm

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Chef: Ellen Clevenger-Firley

As the weather gets warmer a fresh crisp dinner salad can be the answer for a weeknight meal or easy entertaining. Join Cooking School Manager Ellen Clevenger-Firley for some new ideas to keep your dinner fresh and healthy

Menu: Salad Nicoise with Seared ... more details

Register$40.00

Terrapin Cove Fish Camp Dinner

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at 6:00pm

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Chef: Lucindy Willis

For this class, popular Chef Lucindy returns to her Louisiana roots with a down-home catfish fry and all the fixin’s. Learn three seafood sauces, the art of light and fluffy hush puppies,and of course, tips on frying catfish, as well as ... more details

Register$45.00

Art of Blending

Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at 6:00pm

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Jason Tesauro, Barboursville Vineyards

Instead of just tasting great wine, why not try to make your own? In this class you’ll get to see a little of what it’s like to be an actual winemaker. Sommelier Jason from Barboursville Vineyards, Virginia’s most honored winery, brings ... more details

Register$50.00

Cool Dishes for Hot Summer Days

Thursday, June 25, 2015 at 6:00pm

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Chef: Sheri Castle

Beat the heat with some refreshing and fun culinary creations.Join popular chef and cookbook author Sheri Castle as she teaches some perfect recipes for summer that use the best of what the season has to offer.

Menu: Goat Cheese Panna Cotta with ... more details

Register$50.00

Shop the Market

Saturday, June 27, 2015 at 11:00am

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Chef: Caitlin Burke

Summer farmers’ markets are a celebration of the senses—the aromas, the colors, the flavors… the list goes on and on. Instructor Caitlin Burke will guide you through an adventure to the famers’ market where you will purchase fresh summer produce for ... more details

Due to limited seating availability, tickets are no longer available online for this event. Please call 919-929-4586 or stop by our store to purchase tickets or be added to the waiting list.

Spatchcocked Grilling

Saturday, June 27, 2015 at 5:00pm

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Chef: Susan Hearn

Spatc hcocked grilling is when poultry or game has been prepared for grilling by removing the backbone of the bird and flattening out before cooking. Join Chef Susan Hearn in this hands-on class to learn about this new method of preparing your ... more details

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Harry Potter Luncheon

Sunday, June 28, 2015 at 2:00pm

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Chef: Gwen Cummings Maller

Head to Platform 9 3/4 and get ready to spend the afternoon at Hogwarts! Feel free to wear your robes and bring your wands. We’ll be eating and drinking like Harry, Ron and Hermione and cooking like House-Elves! Join Chef ... more details

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Easy Glamorous Summer Dining

Monday, June 29, 2015 at 5:00pm

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Chef: Susan Hearn

In the summertime, living and eating outside is easy. Join Chef Susan Hearn for this summertime approach to outdoor entertaining and dining. In this hands-on class you’ll try new recipes to impress your friends and family next time you entertain.

Menu: Cucumber Wrapped ... more details

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