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Today's Hot Bar Menu

Saturday, August 19, 2017 at 9:00am

Whether you are looking for a quick bite or a meal for your family, our hot bar, located next our deli features a menu that changes daily. Stop by starting at 11:00 am to enjoy our hot bar or to visit our deli for a delicious sandwich.

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Wine Tasting with Ararat Wines

Saturday, August 19, 2017 at 11:00am

Join us this Saturday, August 19 from 11 am to 4 pm to meet Barb Lavergne of Ararat Wines to sample a selection of their fine wines.

Wine Tasting with Ocean South Importers

Saturday, August 19, 2017 at 12:00pm
Join Ocean South Importers featuring Steve Sommerville for a complementary wine tasting in the Wine Department Saturday, August 19th from 12 to 3 pm.

Beer Tasting with Trophy Brewing of Raleigh, NC

Saturday, August 19, 2017 at 1:00pm
Join us this Saturday August 19th from 1 to 4 pm to sample beers from Trophy Brewing out of Raleigh, NC.

Class: Appalachia Appetite

Saturday, August 19, 2017 at 5:00pm

Demonstration

Wine Pairing Included

Chef: Susi Gott Seguret

Description: When asked which cuisine most typifies America, chefs are bound to tell you it stems from the South. From the luscious belly of our nation, the mountains where sweet corn is grown and the rivers where trout flashes ... more details

Register$50.00

Class: Taste of Coastal Carolina: Bistro at Topsail

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Wine Pairing Included

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

Hands On

Wine Pairing Included

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

Tickets are no longer available for this sold-out event. Please call 919-929-4586 or stop by our store to be added to the waiting list.

Friday's Uncorked: Celebrate Italy with Laurence Vuelta

Friday, August 25, 2017 at 5:00pm

Laurence Vuelta is back on Friday, August 25th for an all Italian Wine Tasting.  We will be highlighting nice wines from all over Italy; including a 2006 Tenuta Poggio Verrano Dromos SuperTuscan from Maremma, and a 2009 Bricco Rosso Suagna Piemonte Blend of Nebbiolo and Dolcetto.  ... more details

Register$10.00

Class: Kids in the Kitchen: Canine Cuisine

Saturday, August 26, 2017 at 11:00am

Hands On

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

Hands On

Wine Pairing Included

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

Demonstration

Wine Pairing Included

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

Hands On

Wine Pairing Included

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

Hands On

Wine Pairing Included

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

Hands On

Wine Pairing Included

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

Demonstration

Wine Pairing Included

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

Hands On

Wine Pairing Included

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

Hands On

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

Hands On

Wine Pairing Included

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

Hands On

Wine Pairing Included

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

Hands On

Wine Pairing Included

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

Demonstration

Wine Pairing Included

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: The Bread Baker's Apprentice

Saturday, September 16, 2017 at 11:00am

Demonstration

Wine Pairing Included

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

Hands On

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

Hands On

Wine Pairing Included

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

Demonstration

Wine Pairing Included

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

Hands On

Wine Pairing Included

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

Demonstration

Wine Pairing Included

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

Demonstration

Wine Pairing Included

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

Demonstration with Good Rub

Saturday, September 23, 2017 at 11:00am

Join Good Rub for a demo Saturday, September 23rd from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

We started with a desire for pure, 100% natural seasonings to cook with. And what we created was good. So we decided to manufacture and sell it, modestly, as "Good Rub". Our ... more details

Class: Root to Stem: Using the Whole Vegetable

Saturday, September 23, 2017 at 11:00am

Demonstration

Wine Pairing Included

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

Demonstration

Wine Pairing Included

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

Demonstration

Wine Pairing Included

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

Hands On

Wine Pairing Included

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

Demonstration

Wine Pairing Included

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

Hands On

Wine Pairing Included

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 919-929-4586 or stop by our store to be added to the waiting list.

Class: Mediterranean Cocktail Party

Thursday, September 28, 2017 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Wine Pairing Included

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

Demonstration

Wine Pairing Included

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

Demonstration with Good Rub

Saturday, October 21, 2017 at 11:00am

Join Good Rub for a demo Sunday, October 21st from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

We started with a desire for pure, 100% natural seasonings to cook with. And what we created was good. So we decided to manufacture and sell it, modestly, as "Good Rub". Our ... more details