Cooking School at Southern Season - Charleston, South Carolina

Upcoming Classes

Class: Cake Decorating Workshop

Sunday, May 1, 2016 at 2:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Arlette O'Rourke

Chef Arlette is a graduate of the Culinary Institute of Charleston. She is currently the owner of Indigenius Cuisine catering, personal chef and food truck services here in Charleston. Arlette has worked at several award winning restaurants and hotels including the ... more details

Register$50.00

Class: Cinco de Mayo - Ole!

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 4:00pm

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Chef: Cooking School Staff

Ages: 8-12

Aspiring young cooks will have fun learning these kid-friendly takes on traditional recipes that celebrate an important Mexican holiday. Ages 8+.

Menu: Homemade Tortilla Chips and Queso; Panini Press Quesadillas; Beef Empanadas; Sombrero Cookies

Due to limited seating availability, tickets are no longer available online for this event. Please call 855-716-1240 or stop by our store to purchase tickets or be added to the waiting list.

Class: Latin American Favorites

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at 5:00pm

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Chef: Cooking School Staff

Cinco de Mayo began as a celebration of victory over the French in the 1862 Battle of Puebla. Today, in this country, it has evolved into a holiday in which we celebrate Mexican culture, particularly the food. In this hands-on ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Off to the Races: Dishes for the Kentucky Derby

Friday, May 6, 2016 at 5:00pm

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Chef: Cooking School Staff

The Kentucky Derby is the perfect excuse to host a party. The recipes you’ll learn in this hands-on class will be the hit of race day festivities.

Menu: Bite Size Biscuit with Country Ham and Whipped Peach Butter; Pickled Shrimp; Mint ... more details

Tickets are no longer available for this sold-out event. Please call 855-716-1240 or stop by our store to be added to the waiting list.

Class: Mother's Day

Saturday, May 7, 2016 at 11:00am

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Chef: Cooking School Staff

Ages: 8-12

Wouldn’t Mom love some freshbaked cinnamon rolls on Mother’s day? In this class kids will learn fun, easy and tasty dishes to take home and surprise mom on her special day!

Menu: Easy Breakfast Strata; Cinnamon Rolls with Cream Cheese ... more details

Tickets are no longer available for this sold-out event. Please call 855-716-1240 or stop by our store to be added to the waiting list.

Class: Easy, Elegant, Mother's Day Dinner

Saturday, May 7, 2016 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Dani Manilla

Perfect for Mother’s Day or any other special occasion, this colorful, healthy meal is bursting with the flavors of spring. Come learn to make a menu perfect to prepare for Mother’s Day or bring your mom and celebrate together at the cooking ... more details

Register$35.00

Class: Mother's Day Brunch

Sunday, May 8, 2016 at 12:00pm

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Chef: Cooking School Staff

This class presents two creative ways to honor your mom this Mother’s Day: 1. Come learn to make a beautiful brunch menu, show off your new skills and recreate these dishes at home for your mother, or 2. Bring your mom ... more details

Register$35.00

Class: Advanced Knife Skills

Monday, May 9, 2016 at 5:00pm

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Chef: Cooking School Staff

Our chefs will help students overcome their meat fabrication fears! This class is invaluable for any home cook who is intimidated by breaking down proteins. Learning to do so will help save dollars at the grocery store, too. This is ... more details

Register$60.00

Class: Cooking with Cast Iron

Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at 6:00pm

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Chef: Cooking School Staff

A good cast iron skillet is a treasured family heirloom passed down for generations. Seasoned properly they can be used to cook just about anything. In this class, an ode to the iron skillet, you’ll learn about cleaning and seasoning as ... more details

Register$35.00

Class: The Magic of Marinara

Thursday, May 12, 2016 at 6:00pm

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Chef: Celia Cerasoli

A great class for all those who think they can’t cook! Celia will show you how to make magic by combining simple and easy ingredients with Marinara sauce to make delicious family meals.

Menu: Zuppa di Pesce; Summer Vegetable Stew; Creamy Tomato Soup; ... more details

Register$35.00

Class: Cooking with Wine

Friday, May 13, 2016 at 5:00pm

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Chef: Nicole Marriner

Cooking is always better with a glass of wine, but why not put some of that great flavor in the pot! Learn to take dishes to the next level with a little bit of vino in this hands-on class. You’ll be ... more details

Due to limited seating availability, tickets are no longer available online for this event. Please call 855-716-1240 or stop by our store to purchase tickets or be added to the waiting list.

Class: Get Mashed!

Sunday, May 15, 2016 at 2:00pm

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Chef: Holly Herrick

Spring has sprung, and so too has local author Holly Herrick with some of her favorite recipes from her latest cookbook, <i>Mashed</i>, scheduled for a fall release. These delicious recipes reflect the season and provide new insights on techniques to improve the ... more details

Register$35.00

Class: Simple and Satisfying Asian

Monday, May 16, 2016 at 5:00pm

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Chef: Cooking School Staff

The cuisine of Asia provides us with many light and easy recipes that are perfect for summer. In this hands on class you will learn some irresistible classics that are perfect for entertaining.

Menu: Korean Pork Dumplings; Chicken Lettuce Wraps with ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Home Cooking 101

Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at 6:00pm

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Chef: Sara Moulton

As a protégée of Julia Child, executive chef of Gourmet magazine, Food Editor of ABC-TV’s ”Good Morning America,” and the host of public television’s “Sara’s Weeknight Meals,” Sara Moulton has made her mark in the culinary world over and over again. A ... more details

Register$50.00

Class: Easy, Healthy, Make-Ahead: Four Entrée Salads

Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at 5:00pm

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Chef: Lisa Love

When calendars are full, it’s often difficult to ensure our bellies are, too! This class features four salads that are simple to prepare and can be mostly prepped ahead. Enjoy each salad with a protein or choose to omit the meat ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Fun with Flatbreads!

Friday, May 20, 2016 at 5:00pm

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Chef: Nancy Dye

Sophisticated or simple, pizza is fun and easy to make! Join Nancy for this hands-on class and learn how to make pizza in the oven and on the grill. You will also learn how to use leftover pizza dough to make ... more details

Tickets are no longer available for this sold-out event. Please call 855-716-1240 or stop by our store to be added to the waiting list.

Class: Chopped!

Saturday, May 21, 2016 at 11:00am

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Chef: Cooking School Staff

Ages: 8-12

Join us for a “Chopped”-style kids showdown. Kids will team up and each team will be given a mystery basket to create two courses. Parents may return at 12:30 p.m. to sample and judge creations. Ages 8+.

Tickets are no longer available for this sold-out event. Please call 855-716-1240 or stop by our store to be added to the waiting list.

Class: Making Healthy Delicious: Summer Cookout

Monday, May 23, 2016 at 5:00pm

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Chef: Jessica O'Neal

Nothing says summer like a cookout. They’re always fun, but can also be healthy. In this hands-on class Chef Jessica will show you how to freshen up recipes with innovative and healthy summer dishes perfect for your next outdoor party.

Menu: Pecan ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Timeless Greek Classics

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 6:00pm

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Chef: Dani Manilla

Seeped in history and tradition, these Greek favorites you will learn in this class will please young and old alike. For the first course you’ll work with phyllo dough and make crispy, stuffed triangles with a savory cheese and spinach filling, followed ... more details

Register$35.00

Class: Knife Skills

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 5:00pm

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Chef: Cooking School Staff

This hands-on class will have you wielding a chef’s most important tool like a professional! Learn basic French cutting techniques, how to hold a knife properly, how to care for and sharpen your knives, and so much more in this ... more details

Register$50.00

Class: Garlic and Olive Oil

Friday, May 27, 2016 at 5:00pm

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Chef: Nicole Marriner

Get creative with these Italian staples! When she growing up beside her Italian mother in the kitchen, garlic and olive oil were always two of Chef Nicole’s favorites. In this hands-on class you will learn just how versatile these two ingredients ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Crazy for Crepes

Saturday, May 28, 2016 at 11:00am

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Chef: Cooking School Staff

Delicious and so very thin, crepes are a sweet and savory classic! They can be rolled and stuffed with all sorts of ingredients. Don’t be intimidated by their French name – crepes are fun and easy to make. They freeze ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Summertime Seafood

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at 5:00pm

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Chef: Cooking School Staff

Make the most of coastal living this summer with fresh seafood. In this fun hands-on class you will learn quick and easy favorites that are great to whip up after a long day at the beach.

Menu: Watermelon Crab Causa; Poached ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Bienvenidos a Miami!

Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at 4:00pm

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Chef: Lisa Love

Ages: 8-12

In this fun hands-on class Chef Lisa Love takes kids on a culinary journey to a vibrant city that is a cultural melting pot. Discover Miami through food in this class that features several different and delicious Latin American dishes.

Menu: ... more details

Register$35.00

Class: Learn at Lunch: Summer Salads

Thursday, June 2, 2016 at 12:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Think outside the box and learn some new salads that are full of fresh ingredients. These are great to pack for lunch, serve as a side or enjoy for dinner. This is a one hour class.

Menu: Mint Chicken, Tomato and Feta ... more details

Register$30.00

Class: Sushi with a Southern Twist

Friday, June 3, 2016 at 5:00pm

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Chef: Lisa Love

Ready your chopsticks and try your hand at sushi with help from sushi lover Chef Lisa! Lisa is a culinary graduate of Johnson and Wales and loves to teach this fun, hands-on sushi making class.

Menu: Unagi Sauce; Sushi Rice; Spicy Tuna ... more details

Register$50.00

Class: Kids Sushi

Saturday, June 4, 2016 at 11:00am

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Chef: Lisa Love

Ages: 8-12

Bring the kids and learn to roll sushi together. In this hands-on class you and your rising culinary star will learn fun recipes to try at home. Class is priced per person.

Menu: Unagi Sauce; Sushi Rice; Tempura Shrimp; Hand Rolls

Register$35.00

Class: Bonnie's Jams

Saturday, June 4, 2016 at 4:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Bonnie Shershow

For her jams, Bonnie creates recipes that honor and celebrate ripe, extraordinary berries from her home in Massachusetts and her native California, stone fruits from the Southern states, and more. She ensures that each jam reflects the true flavor of the fruit. ... more details

Register$35.00

Class: Summer Soups, Salads, and Spreads

Sunday, June 5, 2016 at 2:00pm

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Chef: Nathalie Dupree

Summer is the perfect time for cool, refreshing soups, salads, and spreads. Join Nathalie, four-time James Beard award winner and grand dame of the Charleston culinary scene, for a memorable afternoon and some tips and tricks to beat the heat!

Menu: Southern Hummus; ... more details

Register$40.00

Class: Cooking with Gustiamo!

Tuesday, June 7, 2016 at 5:00pm

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Chef: Cooking School Staff

New York based Gustiamo is a premier selector, importer and distributor of authentic, artisanal foods from all regions of Italy with an uncompromising eye toward purity, sustainability and authenticity. They continuously travel to Italy to unearth new wonderful specialties to ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Learn at Lunch: Summer Picnic

Thursday, June 9, 2016 at 12:00pm

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Chef: Charlotte Anderson

It’s possible to stay out of the kitchen heat and still eat like royalty. Summer’s bounty makes for great meals without much mess or cooking time. Make sure you keep copies of the recipes from this class, as we guarantee your friends ... more details

Register$30.00

Class: Fun with Phyllo!

Friday, June 10, 2016 at 5:00pm

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Chef: Nancy Dye

Phyllo dough is so versatile! Join Nancy for this handson class and learn the techniques needed to master phyllo. Many of these dishes can be made ahead and frozen.

Menu: Spinach and Feta Triangles; Ricotta and Proscuitto Triangles; Bisteeya Pockets; Lamb and ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Southern Biscuits

Saturday, June 11, 2016 at 11:00am

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Chef: Cooking School Staff

Ages: 8-12

After this fun hands-on class kids will be able to make biscuits just like Grandma’s. They’ll learn recipes to take home and recreate for family, which can be enjoyed plain or with all the fixin’s.

Menu: Buttermilk Biscuit; Skillet Biscuits; ... more details

Register$35.00

Class: Summer Sauces

Saturday, June 11, 2016 at 5:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Nicole Marriner

Put aside classic French sauces! The cooking school and Southern Season’s wine department are teaming up again. In this class you will learn fun and flavorful new sauces and wine pairings that are sure to impress. You’ll then be able to turn ... more details

Register$50.00

Class: Five Easy Pastas

Sunday, June 12, 2016 at 2:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Celia Cerasoli

Anyone can be an Italian cook when Chef Celia teaches you how to prepare these deceptively easy pasta dishes for your family and friends.

Menu: Pasta Te Adoro (with Artichokes and Capers); Rigatoni Gorgonzola Pastina with Butter, Eggs and Cheese; Cozze alla Marinara ... more details

Register$35.00

Class: School's Out For Summer: Cooking Camp

Monday, June 13, 2016 at 10:00am

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Chef: Cooking School Staff

Ages: 8-12

Twelve kids ages eight to twelve will have the opportunity to travel the world culinary-style. To make that possible, our instructors have planned a special weeklong adventure camp. We’ll travel through Italy, Mexico, France, Asia, and the Southern U.S. ... more details

Register$150.00

Class: Puff Pastry

Saturday, June 18, 2016 at 4:00pm

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Chef: Nicole Marriner and Nancy Dye

Come learn the quick method for making puff pastry. You will roll, shape, store, bake and even learn do-ahead dinners and small bites. You’ll also take home dough to use at home. This is longer than a standard ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Simple… But Fancy Enough!

Sunday, June 19, 2016 at 2:00pm

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Chef: Charlotte Anderson

You want to entertain, but not exhaust yourself…impress but not overdo…more importantly you want to be able to invite friends over spontaneously (and economically) for something scrumptious, but stress free! You’ll be able to do just that after this fun hands-on ... more details

Register$40.00

Class: The Basics of Baking

Monday, June 20, 2016 at 10:00am

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Chef: Cooking School Staff

Ages: 8-12

In this weeklong baking camp kids will cover a new subject every day. They will make new friends, bake lots of goodies to take home, learn new skills they can build on for a lifetime, but most importantly, have ... more details

Tickets are no longer available for this sold-out event. Please call 855-716-1240 or stop by our store to be added to the waiting list.

Class: Wine and Seafood

Saturday, June 25, 2016 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Nicole Marriner

The cooking school and wine department pair up for this class that will show you how to take advantage of coastal living with summer seafood. You’ll also learn what’s best to sip with your seafood!

Menu: Watermelon, Crab, and Avocado Causa; Seafood, Citrus, ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Barbeque and Brews

Sunday, June 26, 2016 at 2:00pm

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Chef: Russ Cornette

Russ Cornette, Pit Master for Queology, has been involved in competition barbecue since 2001 and was the S.C. State BBQ Champion four times. Don’t miss the chance to sharpen your grilling skills and learn from one of the best. In this class ... more details

Register$35.00

Class: Cooking with La Tourangelle!

Monday, June 27, 2016 at 5:00pm

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Chef: Cooking School Staff

The production of gourmet oils is a time-honored tradition in France. Originally, each village had a mill, which roasted and extracted the oil from nuts gathered by local farmers. These delicious oils were used in hearty rustic fare and were ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Post and Courier: Food Writing

Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at 6:00pm

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Chef: Hanna Raskin

Join food writer Hanna Raskin, whose work has appeared in publications including Garden & Gun, Southern Living and Tasting Table as she shares her secrets on food writing. Taste and critique a seasonal menu including a salad, entrée and dessert with help ... more details

Register$35.00

Class: Making Healthy Delicious: Southern Vegan

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at 5:00pm

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Chef: Jessica O'Neal

Southern flavors meet vegan sensibility with help from South Carolina farm girl and chef Jessica. In this class, you’ll learn tricks to remaking classic Southern dishes without meat or dairy. You will be surprised how these traditional favorites can be reinvented ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: School's Out For Summer: Cooking Camp

Monday, July 18, 2016 at 10:00am

Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Ages: 8-12

Twelve kids ages eight to twelve will have the opportunity to travel the world culinary-style. To make that possible, our instructors have planned a special weeklong adventure camp. We’ll travel through Italy, Mexico, France, Asia, and the Southern U.S. ... more details

Tickets are no longer available for this sold-out event. Please call 855-716-1240 or stop by our store to be added to the waiting list.

Class: The Basics of Baking

Monday, July 25, 2016 at 10:00am

Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Ages: 8-12

In this weeklong baking camp kids will cover a new subject every day. They will make new friends, bake lots of goodies to take home, learn new skills they can build on for a lifetime, but most importantly, have ... more details

Tickets are no longer available for this sold-out event. Please call 855-716-1240 or stop by our store to be added to the waiting list.