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Fridays Uncorked: Bordeaux Wine Tasting with Ararat Imports

Friday, October 19, 2018 at 5:00pm

Join us Friday, October 19 at 5 pm as we welcome Barb Lavergne from Ararat Imports who will be pouring French wines from Bordeaux.

Friday’s Uncorked is a great way to start the weekend. This event complimentary. This is an enriching way to expand your wine knowledge while mingling with friends.  

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Fall Flavors Tasting Tour

Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 12:00pm

Join us Saturday, October 20th from 12 to 3 pm as we welcome Autumn.  Stop by and taste maple, apple, pumpkin and more as we pay tribute to our favorite season. 

We will be hosting the following producers who will be showcasing their products:

Specialty Food:

  • Stonewall Kitchen will be on hand sampling ... more details

Demo with Stockton Graham

Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 12:00pm

Join us in the Coffee Department on Saturday, October 20th from 12 to 3 pm as we welcome Stockton & Graham who will be sampling their Pumpkin Spice Coffee.

Stockton Graham & Co. is nationally known for roasting great coffee, developing customized specialty coffee and beverage programs, providing operators the keys ... more details

Class: One Pan Whole Family Cookbook

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at 6:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Carla Snyder

Join Carla in the kitchen as she dives into a few of her favorite one pan recipes from her cookbook, One Pan, Whole Family.

Menu: Golden Corn Cakes with Crispy Pancetta and Arugula Salad; Tuscan Chicken with Sundried ... more details

$60.00
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It's All Greek to Me

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at 6:00pm

Join us October 24th at 6 pm in the Cooking School for a special tasting of Greek wines.

Matthew Perry, East Coast Sales Manager for Diamond Importers, will take you on an eye-opening journey through the world of Greek wine by sampling wines from the best Greek wine importer in the ... more details

$25.00
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Class: Casual Dinner Party for Fall

Thursday, October 25, 2018 at 6:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Sheri Castle

A Fun, Casual Dinner Party, Just in Time for Halloween

Menu: Sweet Potato Hummus; Smoked Sausage Bites with Lemon Aioli; Seasonal Salad of Warm Spice-Roasted Pumpkin Wedges, Apples and Pomegranate with Honey Vinaigrette and Pumpkin Seeds; Beef Stew ... 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: Kids in the Kitchen: No Tricks, Just Treats

Saturday, October 27, 2018 at 11:00am

Kid’s Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Menu: Candy Apples; Halloween Whoopie Pies; Halloween Candy Bark; Jack Skellington Oreo Pops and Magic Potion Punch

$40.00
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Demonstration with Carrboro Coffee Roasters

Saturday, October 27, 2018 at 12:00pm

Visit our Coffee Department Saturday, October 27th from 12 to 3 pm as we welcome Carrboro Coffee Roasters, who will be on hand sampling Midnight Oil and their latest single origin coffees.

Carrboro Coffee Roasters is a local business with a worldwide reach that is committed to community. This is seen in our ... more details

Class: Cooking from your Pantry

Saturday, October 27, 2018 at 5:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Jamie Dement

 

Menu: Panzanella Salad; Roasted Tomato Soup; Seared Lamb Chops with Pesto; Fruit Cobbler with Whipped Cream.

$60.00
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Class: Star Breads for Entertaining: Sweet & Savory

Sunday, October 28, 2018 at 2:00pm

Hands OnWine

Chef: Donna Fehrenbach

Star Breads are intricately patterned breads ... more details

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Class: Sweet Treats for Halloween

Monday, October 29, 2018 at 5:00pm

Hands OnWine

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Get ready for the treat part of Halloween! Enjoy and learn new techniques to make these delicious desserts in this hands-on class.

Menu:  Bourbon Brown Butter Pumpkin Bars; Caramel Apple Cheesecake;  Hot Chocolate Trifle; ... more details

$50.00
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Class: Cooking in Provence

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at 6:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Amanda Cushman

Menu: Crostini with Herbed Chèvre ... more details

$60.00
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Class: Cooking 101: Crepes and Souffles

Thursday, November 1, 2018 at 5:00pm

Hands OnWine

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Join us while we make soufflés and crêpes that are approachable for everyone. Nothing is more impressive than to serve your guests piping high soufflés or a great crêpe flambé!
Menu: Roasted Pear ... more details

$50.00
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Class: Riedel

Friday, November 2, 2018 at 6:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Carol Beasley

See and taste the difference the correct glass can make when enjoying your favorite wine. Carol Beasley will lead you through the tastings of four wines and how they are enhanced by Riedel glassware. Each attendee ... more details

$65.00
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Tailgate with Southern Season: Featuring Big Green Egg & UNC Pre-Game Broadcast with Ron Stutts & Inside Carolina

Saturday, November 3, 2018 at 9:00am

Join us Saturday, November 3rd as we will host host Ron Stutts and Inside Carolina for the UNC pre-game broadcast and tailgate. The Big Green Egg will be fired up and we'll be serving:

$1 Pulled Pork Sliders
$1 Hot Dogs
$1 Burger Sliders
$1 Lemonade
$1 Iced Tea

$2 Cans of Beer

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Class: Teens in the Kitchen: Pasta!

Saturday, November 3, 2018 at 11:00am

Kid’s Hands On


Chef: Cooking School Staff

Learn to make pasta from flour and egg to complete dinner. It's easier than you might think, and the fun you will have together in your home kitchen will delight the entire family.

Menu: Ricotta Ravioli with Simple ... more details

$40.00
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Class: The Day of the Dead: Mexican Holiday for Halloween

Saturday, November 3, 2018 at 5:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Marcelo Villasuso

Day of the Dead is actually divided into two distinct holidays, the first being Dia de los Inocentes, which is a Catholic heritage on Nov. 1, and Dia de los Muertos on Nov. 2, which is ... more details

$55.00
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Class: Advanced Knife Skills

Sunday, November 4, 2018 at 2:00pm

Hands OnWine

Chef: Brian Adornetto

Hone your knife skills with this class that takes you beyond the basics. Chef Brian will demonstrate how to select the proper knife for a particular task. Then you'll learn to bone, fillet, truss, ... more details

$60.00
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Class: Meatless Monday: Squash

Monday, November 5, 2018 at 5:00pm

Hands OnWine

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Menu: Curried Acorn Squash Soup (served in Acorn Squash Bowls); Roasted Pumpkin and Butternut Squash Sauce with Fettuccine topped with Roasted Pumpkin Seeds; Cranberry Wild Rice-Stuffed Fall Squash; Spaghetti Squash in a Fennel, Onion, ... more details

$50.00
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Class: Flavors of the Triangle: Flair

Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at 6:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Robert Warren

Menu: Duck Liver Pate with Onion Marmalade; Cider Brined Pork Chop with Bourbon Braised Collards; Sweet Potato Tarte Tatin with Bacon Onion Jam.

$60.00
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Class: Winter Roasting

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at 6:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Amanda Fisher

Join Amanda Fisher for this special occasion menu centered around roasted bone in loin of pork (the pork version of standing beef rib roast) and seasonal ingredients . A native of Britain, Amanda has roasting in ... more details

$60.00
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Class: Indian for the Home Cook

Thursday, November 8, 2018 at 6:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Amanda Cushman

Menu: Southern Indian Garlic Tomatoes with Curry Leaves; Spiced Potato Patties with Cilantro Chutney; Kerala Fish Curry; Basmati Rice with Coconut and Sesame; Pink Lentil Dal with Spice Infused Ghee.

$60.00
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Demonstration with Tea Forte

Saturday, November 10, 2018 at 12:00pm

Join us Saturday, November 10th from 12 to 3 pm as we welcome Tea Forte who will be sampling their Holiday tea selection(s).

Class: Cooking with Beer

Saturday, November 10, 2018 at 5:00pm

Hands OnWine

Chef: Brian Adornetto

Menu: Fall Salad with Hard Cider Vinaigrette; Chicken with Apple-Sage-Triple Sauce; Brown Ale Barley ... more details

$55.00
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Class: Winter Holiday

Sunday, November 11, 2018 at 2:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Lucindy Willis

Menu: Spinach Kumquat Salad with Candied Walnuts; Crabmeat and Brie Soup; Flat top Chicken with Sweet Corn, Melted Leeks, Pancetta, Herb Sauce Pecan Rice Pilaf; Hot Chocolate Layer Cake with Homemade Marshmallows   

 

$60.00
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Class: Elegant Make-Ahead Holiday Dinners

Monday, November 12, 2018 at 6:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Ellen Clevenger-Firley

When it comes to holiday entertaining, there’s nothing worse than being stressed out and stuck in the kitchen while your guests enjoy the party. The key is to plan a menu that can be made almost ... more details

$60.00
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Class: Holiday Dinner in an Instant

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at 6:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Sheri Castle

Sheri has a brand new cookbook called Instantly Southern: 85 Southern Favorites for your Pressure Cooker, Multicooker, and Instant Pot. In this class, Sheri will share recipes from the book to create a delectble holiday meal, ... 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: Flavors of the Triangle: Provence

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 6:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Baptist Knaven

Menu: Caviar d'Aubergine (Spread of Roasted Eggplant, Red Peppers, Olives and Spices served with Garlic Toast); Sole Florentine (Flounder Filet rolled with Spinach, Tomato, and Parmesan Cheese), served with a seasonal Jardinière, Roasted Potatoes, and Sauce Meunière; ... more details

$60.00
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Holiday Champagne

Friday, November 16, 2018 at 6:00pm

Join us November 16 at 6 pm at the Cooking School for a special Champagne tour.

Holiday Season is a great time to celebrate with the most widely known luxury beverage in the world, Champagne.  Join Debra Lewis, a wine industry veteran who has worked for Vintage ’59 Imports for ten ... more details

$40.00
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Class: Kids in the Kitchen: All American Favorites

Saturday, November 17, 2018 at 11:00am

Kid’s Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Menu: Cheeseburger; Mac and Cheese; Chocolate Chip Cookie and Milkshakes.

 

$40.00
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Holiday Tea Tasting with Republic of Tea

Saturday, November 17, 2018 at 12:00pm

Join us Saturday, November 17th from 12 to 3 pm to sample Republic of Tea Holiday Tea Collection including their famous Peppermint Bark Tea!

Class: Traditional Cyprus Dinner

Sunday, November 18, 2018 at 2:00pm

Hands OnWine

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Traditional Cypriot cooking is a blend of Greek, Mediterranean, and Middle Eastern flavors combined with the soul of a Greek Grandmother.
Menu: Grilled Halloumi (Traditional Greek Cheese) Village Salad; Papoutzakia (“stuffed shoes”); Zucchini ... more details

$50.00
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Class: Autumn Harvest Dinner

Monday, November 19, 2018 at 5:00pm

Hands OnWine

Chef: Cat Parker

Menu: Crostini with Mushroom Saute ... more details

$55.00
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Class: Flavors of the Triangle: Garland

Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at 6:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Cheetie Kumar

Garland is a traditional Indian and Pan-Asian restaurant in Raleigh known for its seasonally driven menu with locally sourced ingredients reinvented with a distinctive Southern flare. Come enjoy the flavors of India and Asia with innovative and ... more details

$60.00
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Class: Gingerbread House Decorating

Saturday, November 24, 2018 at 12:00pm

Will your roof be thatched or covered in snow? Will it look like a log cabin or a cottage? Bring the whole family, your closes friend, or come alone and enjoy holiday music and a glass of wine while you thoughtfully consider where to put that candy cane. Make this ... more details

$50.00
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Class: Gingerbread House Decorating

Saturday, November 24, 2018 at 3:00pm

Will your roof be thatched or covered in snow? Will it look like a log cabin or a cottage? Bring the whole family, your closes friend, or come alone and enjoy holiday music and a glass of wine while you thoughtfully consider where to put that candy cane. Make this ... more details

$50.00
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Class: Gingerbread House Decorating

Sunday, November 25, 2018 at 1:00pm

Will your roof be thatched or covered in snow? Will it look like a log cabin or a cottage? Bring the whole family, your closes friend, or come alone and enjoy holiday music and a glass of wine while you thoughtfully consider where to put that candy cane. Make this ... more details

$50.00
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Class: Gingerbread House Decorating

Sunday, November 25, 2018 at 4:00pm

Will your roof be thatched or covered in snow? Will it look like a log cabin or a cottage? Bring the whole family, your closes friend, or come alone and enjoy holiday music and a glass of wine while you thoughtfully consider where to put that candy cane. Make this ... more details

$50.00
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Class: Advanced Gingerbread House Decorating

Monday, November 26, 2018 at 5:00pm

Will your roof be thatched or covered in snow? Will it look like a log cabin or a cottage? Bring the whole family, your closes friend, or come alone and enjoy holiday music and a glass of wine while you thoughtfully consider where to put that candy cane. Make this ... more details

$50.00
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Class: Gourmet Gifts

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at 5:00pm

Hands OnWine

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Foodies love gifts from the kitchen! After all, receiving a gift made with love means it's just a little more special. Come learn how to make these present at home. Try this in ... more details

$50.00
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Class: Fall in California Wine Country

Thursday, November 29, 2018 at 6:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Ellen Clevenger-Firley & Liz Cooper

The mercury's dropping, the leaves are turning orange, and the nights are growing longer: fall is here. Join Chef Ellen Clevenger-Firley and sommelier Elizabeth Cooper, regional sales manager of Fess Parker Winery, for ... more details

$60.00
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Burgundy Breakdown

Friday, November 30, 2018 at 6:00pm

Join us November 30 at 6 pm in the Cooking School for a special Burgundy tasting.

Burgundy is one of the most famous areas of wine production not just in France, but in the world that has made famous the varietals of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir.  Join us and Sommelier Steve ... more details

$40.00
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Class: Kids in the Kitchen: Ornaments from the Kitchen

Saturday, December 1, 2018 at 11:00am

Kid’s Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Kids are home from school and you have a to-do list a mile long. Let them spend a couple hours with us while you cross a couple of items off your list. Ornaments made by your kids are ... more details

$40.00
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Class: Soups, Stews & Salads

Saturday, December 1, 2018 at 4:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Breana Lai Killeen

Menu: Slow-Cooker Moroccan Vegetable Soup; Winter Vegetable Dal; Chicken Chili with Sweet Potatoes; Roasted Cranberry, ... more details

$55.00
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Class: Festive Holiday Breads and Wreaths

Sunday, December 2, 2018 at 2:00pm

Hands OnWine

Chef: Donna Fehrenbach

Class is 3 hours.

Menu: Cranberry Pecan Braided Wreath; Swedish Tea ... more details

$55.00
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Class: Flavors of the Triangle: Tarantini

Tuesday, December 4, 2018 at 6:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: John Volkel

Menu: Baccala Mantecato (Mashed or whipped salt cod with fried ... more details

$60.00
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Class: Easy Entertaining for the Holidays

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at 5:00pm

Hands OnWine

Chef: Cat Parker

Menu: Shaved Brussels Sprouts Caesar Salad with Polenta Croutons; Orange Sweet Potato Medallions; Marinated Pork ... more details

$55.00
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Class: Holiday Appetizers

Thursday, December 6, 2018 at 6:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Amanda Cushman

Menu: Skewered Sesame ... more details

$60.00
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Class: Louisiana Christmas

Friday, December 7, 2018 at 6:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Lucindy Willis

Menu: Fried Black-Eyed Peas, Pickled Shrimp with Red Quinoa and Cousous ... more details

$60.00
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Class: Kids & Parents in the Kitchen: Return to Hogwarts

Saturday, December 8, 2018 at 11:00am

Kid’s Hands On

Chef: Brian Adornetto

Menu: Exploding Bon Bons; Fever Fudge; Cauldron Cakes; Hagrid's Pumpkin-Chocolate Chip Rock Cakes

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: The Ultimate Winter Comfort Dinner

Sunday, December 9, 2018 at 2:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Michael Gueiss & Pastry Chef Stephanie Rosse

Executive Chef Michael Gueiss is a proud alumnus of the Culinary Institute of America, which has been setting the standard for excellence in professional culinary education for more than six decades. ... more details

$60.00
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Class: Christmas Desserts

Monday, December 10, 2018 at 5:00pm

Hands OnWine

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Treat your family to something sweet this Christmas!

Menu: ... more details

$50.00
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Class: Pie Squared: Irresistibly Easy Sweet & Savory Slab Pies

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at 6:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Cathy Barrow

Cathy Barrow stops by to introduce us to the delicious new food trend of slab pies!

Just-Like-Artichoke-Dip Slab Pie with a Cream Cheese Crust; Beefy Empanada Slab Pie with a Cream Cheese Crust;  Coconut Cream Slab Pie with ... more details

$60.00
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My Sherry Amour

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at 6:00pm

Join us December 12 at 6 pm for a Lustau Sherry tasting with Todd Pedersen, Certified Sherry Wine Specialist from EuropvinUSA, as we explore the many styles of Sherry from Jerez, Spain.  Europvin has been importing the finest wines from Europe to the US for 40 years with a passion ... more details

$30.00
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Class: French-Inspired Holiday Dinner Party

Thursday, December 13, 2018 at 6:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Sheri Castle

Menu:  Herbed Gougère;  Chestnut Soup with Bacon and Herbs;  Beouf a la Ficelle; Celery Root ... more details

$60.00
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Class: Kids & Parents in the Kitchen: Buche de Noel

Saturday, December 15, 2018 at 11:00am

Kid’s Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

The Bûche de Noël also known as a Yule Log, is a holiday symbol that dates back to 19th century France. Typically the sponge cake is rolled and frosted with chocolate buttercream to resemble a log and often ... more details

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Class: Buche de Noel

Sunday, December 16, 2018 at 2:00pm

Hands OnWine

Chef: Katrina Ryan, Owner of Sugarland

Learn how to make a delicious Bûche de Noël.

 

$50.00
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Class: Grown up Mac and Cheese

Monday, December 17, 2018 at 5:00pm

Hands OnWine

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Macaroni and cheese is one of those dishes beloved by all Americans. It's a nostalgia-inducing classic, the perfect compliment for everything from BBQ, to burgers, to pork chops. It complements all walks of ... more details

$50.00
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Class: Holiday Candy

Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at 5:00pm

Hands OnWine

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Do you have fond memories of the holiday candies your grandmother used to make? Need homemade gifts for your favorite sweet tooth? Join us for a fun afternoon of candy making!

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$50.00
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Breakfast with Santa

Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at 8:00am

On Wednesday, December 19 Join us for a morning full of holiday cheer when Santa comes to the Weathervane!  We will be serving a delicious breakfast buffet. Don't forget your camera because Santa will be making his rounds & every child will receive a holiday treat!

Reservations available for two seatings:

Class: Sous Vide

Thursday, December 20, 2018 at 5:00pm

Hands OnWine

Chef: Cooking School Staff

A trend from the recent past that is not ready to go away, more restaurants are doing this procedure than ever before, simply because the final product is very delicious. Sous-Vide cooking locks ... 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: Kids & Parents in the Kitchen: Baking Cookies

Friday, December 21, 2018 at 11:00am

Kid’s Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

You have family in town and the kids want to do something fun as it gets closer to Christmas. Come into our kitchen and make holiday treats together. This is a class for adults and kids to work ... more details

$40.00
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Christmas in Madeira

Friday, December 21, 2018 at 6:00pm

Join us December 21 at 6 pm as we celebrate Madeira.

Madeira is the perfect wine to accompany a holiday feast or enjoy with family.  This fortified wine and region will be examined by Maximillian Kast, a consummate professional in the service and wine industry.  Max has been the Sommelier and ... more details

$35.00
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Class: Kids in the Kitchen: Making Gifts

Saturday, December 22, 2018 at 11:00am

Kid’s Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Nothing is more appreciated during the holidays than the thought that goes into a handmade gift. In this class, kids will make presents for everyone on their list – including the dog. A light snack will be served.
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$40.00
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Class: Gluten-Free Pizza

Saturday, December 22, 2018 at 5:00pm

Hands OnWine

Chef: Jane O'Hara

In this combination demo and hands-on class, Jane will show you her favorite way to make a crust that allows pizza to stay in your gluten free life.

Menu: Pizza with your ... more details

$55.00
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Class: Kids in the Kitchen: Christmas Cupcakes

Sunday, December 23, 2018 at 2:00pm

Kid’s Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Menu:  One Bowl Eggnog Cupcakes; Chocolate Cupcakes with ... more details

$40.00
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Class: Kids in the Kitchen: Kid Favorites

Thursday, December 27, 2018 at 11:00am

Kid’s Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

The kids are out of school but that doesn't mean the learning has to stop. Take them to this fun and informative class where they'll learn to create all the things kids love to eat.
Menu: Hot Chocolate; ... more details

$40.00
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Class: Kids in the Kitchen: Breakfast

Saturday, December 29, 2018 at 11:00am

Kid’s Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Menu:  Baked French Toast;  Blueberry Muffins; Ham and Cheddar Strata; Smoothies.

 

$40.00
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