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Today's Hot Bar Menu

Sunday, December 10, 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 Bordeaux Fine and Rare Co.

Sunday, December 10, 2017 at 12:00pm

Southern Season invites you to join us Saturday, December 10th from 12 to 3 pm to meet Campbell Davis from Bordeaux Fine and Rare Co as he samples his diverse portfolio of fine wines.

Wine Tasting with Paragon Wines

Sunday, December 10, 2017 at 12:00pm
Join us Sunday, December 10th from 12 to 3 pm to meet Michael Tinley as he samples wines from the Paragon Wines Portfolio.

Class: A Christmas Dinner to Remember

Sunday, December 10, 2017 at 2:00pm

Demonstration

Wine Pairing Included

Chef: Lucindy Willis

Description: Holiday meals always have a special place in our hearts. The dining table is where the love and laughter is fueled by the food that you so thoughtfully put together. Lucindy Willis, from Terrapin Cove, shares a menu that was assembled with care.

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Demonstration with the Blakemere Company

Sunday, December 10, 2017 at 2:00pm

Join us Sunday, December 10 from 11:30 am to 2:30 pm to meet Amanda Fisher of the the Blakemere Company on hand to demonstrate their fine, North Carolina-made products.

About Blakemere:

Our signature item is our Devonshire Delight made to an authentic English Clotted Cream recipe and available fresh and handmade for ... more details

Class: Gizmo Holiday Beer

Monday, December 11, 2017 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Wine Pairing Included

Chef: Kevin Sokolski

Description: Local brewery Gizmo’s Kevin Sokolski is joining us in our kitchen to chat about the holiday lineup of beers that Gizmo has to offer. We will cook with them and enjoy the pairings.

Menu: Beer and Cheddar Soup; Beer Braised Pork Belly and ... more details

$50.00Register

Class: Classic French Recipes From the Le Creuset Cookbook

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Wine Pairing Included

Chef: Sheri Castle

Description: One of Sheri’s latest projects has been the writing and editing of recipes for the most recent Le Creuset cookbook. You asked for it! Sheri is back to talk about these recipes & more using classic French cookware.

Menu: Garlic and Herb Gougères; ... more details

$60.00Register

Class: Ugly Holiday Sweater Party

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Wine Pairing Included

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Description: Everyone loves an ugly holiday sweater party! Add The Chipmunks holiday music and throw in some recipes from decades gone by and your cheeks will hurt from smiling so much. Don’t you dare show up without an outrageous holiday top!

Menu: Spiked ... more details

$50.00Register

Class: French Bistro

Thursday, December 14, 2017 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Wine Pairing Included

Chef: Ellen Clevenger-Firley

Description: Take a break from the holiday bustle and treat yourself and a friend to a relaxing class with soul satisfying food. Have a seat and enjoy the warmth of our kitchen.

Menu: Hot Mulled Wine; Warm Camembert with Wild Mushroom Fricassee; Simple French ... more details

$50.00Register

Tasting with Mrs. Ruth's Jams

Saturday, December 16, 2017 at 11:00am

Southern Season invites you to join us Saturday, December 16 from 11 am to 2 pm to sample Mrs. Ruth's Jams and sample their holiday jam selection.

About the Producer:

Mrs. Ruth began making jams as a way to provide her husband and friends with strawberry jam and as more family friends ... more details

Demonstration with Cottage Lane

Saturday, December 16, 2017 at 11:00am

Samantha Swan, owner of Cottage Lane Kitchen, will be here on Saturday December 16th from 11 am to 2 pm sampling her locally made relishes. 

This is not your ordinary relish. We have two flavors - Get Me A Switch is based on an heirloom family recipe. Its name embraces our ... more details

Class: Parents and Kids in the Kitchen: Bûche de Noël

Saturday, December 16, 2017 at 11:00am

Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Description: 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 decorated ... more details

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Class: Marzipan

Saturday, December 16, 2017 at 4:00pm

Hands On

Wine Pairing Included

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Description: Almond paste and marzipan are almond and sugar confections that are used in several holiday desserts around the world. In this class, you will learn how to make it from scratch, mold it into fruit shapes and bake with it.

Menu: Homemade ... more details

$50.00Register

Class: Holiday Candy

Sunday, December 17, 2017 at 3:00pm

Hands On

Wine Pairing Included

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Description: 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!

Menu: Cream Cheese Mints; Apple Cider Caramels; Pralines; Candy Cane Fudge; ... more details

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Class: Easy Holiday Apps

Monday, December 18, 2017 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Wine Pairing Included

Chef: Katie Coleman

Description: It’s the season where friends tend to drop by just to say “Hey”. Katie will show you some easy appetizers that you can quickly assemble to share with your (unexpected) guests.

Menu: Apple and Blue Cheese Rarebit; Mushroom and Gruyère Tartlets; Spanish Meatballs; ... more details

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Class: Decorating Cookies

Tuesday, December 19, 2017 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Wine Pairing Included

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Description: Do you have gingerbread men and decorated sugar cookies on your holiday baking list? Let us give you a head start! We will organize and provide the icing, sprinkles, and the cookies. We will even provide a ... more details

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Breakfast with Santa

Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at 9:00am

Join us Wednesday, December 20th 2017 for Breakfast with Santa.

We will be offering two seatings:

First Seating is between 8:00 and 9:00 am

Second Seating is between 9:30 and 10:30 am.

 

Featuring the following buffet style menu:

  • Saint Nick's Scrambled Eggs
  • Mini-Pancakes 
  • Applewood Smoked Bacon
  • Maple Surry Sausage Links
  • Holiday Hash Brown Casserole
  • Creamy Cheddar Grits
  • Country Biscuits
  • Orange and Apple ... more details

Class: Blue Christmas with Elvis

Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Wine Pairing Included

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Description: We are breaking out the Elvis Christmas music and celebrating with some of his favorite foods. Wear your finest blue clothing and we will shake, rattle, and roll while you prepare your meal. It will be a Blue Christmas in our ... more details

$50.00Register

Class: Kids in the Kitchen: Ornaments from the Kitchen

Thursday, December 21, 2017 at 2:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Description: 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 items off your list. Homemade ornaments by your kids are the most ... more details

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Class: Parents and Kids in the Kitchen: Baking Cookies

Friday, December 22, 2017 at 12:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Description: 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 together ... more details

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Class: Kids in the Kitchen: Making Gifts

Saturday, December 23, 2017 at 12:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Description: 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! Ages 8 to 12 years.

Menu: A light snack will be served

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Class: Kids in the Kitchen: Cupcakes

Wednesday, December 27, 2017 at 2:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Description: The kids are still home and in need of entertainment. Bring them to our kitchen and we will make cupcakes together.

Menu: Dirt Cup Cake; Ice Cream Cone Cake; Confetti Cake Balls; Lemon Drop Cakes

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: New Year's Eve Party

Thursday, December 28, 2017 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Wine Pairing Included

Chef: Amanda Cushman

Description: Get ready to start the New Year off in grand fashion! Amanda will share her ideas for making your holiday guests feel special while ringing in the New Year.

Menu: Frisee Salad with Lardons and Warm Chevre; Lamb Chops with Red Wine Balsamic ... more details

$55.00Register

Class: Basic Knife Skills

Sunday, January 7, 2018 at 12:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Brian Adornetto

Chef Brian, owner of Love at First Bite and graduate of the Institute of Culinary Education in Manhattan will teach you basic techniques, including the proper way to hold a knife, chop, clean, and care ... more details

$55.00Register

Class: Basic Knife Skills

Sunday, January 7, 2018 at 3:00pm

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Chef: Brian Adornetto

Chef Brian, owner of Love at First Bite and graduate of the Institute of Culinary Education in Manhattan will teach you basic techniques, including the proper way to hold a knife, chop, clean, and care ... more details

$55.00Register

Class: New Comfort Food

Monday, January 8, 2018 at 5:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Cooking School Staff

The cold temperatures lend to a strong yearning for warm belly-filling food that makes you feel comforted and satiated.  Often these foods have a sentimental attachment. Join the cooking school staff as we approach ... more details

$50.00Register

Class: Oodles of Noodles

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at 5:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Leave the jar of marinara in the pantry. There is nothing like settling down with a hot bowl of noodles. Karin Crippen, of the Cooking School, has designed this class to share some unique ... more details

$50.00Register

Class: A Meal in a Cast Iron Skillet

Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 6:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Sheri Castle

Maybe you inherited cast iron from your grandmother, or maybe you purchased a brand new one from our store; either way, if you treat it right, it could last you a lifetime. They are just ... more details

$60.00Register

Class: Kids in the Kitchen: Flour Power

Saturday, January 13, 2018 at 11:00am

Demonstration

Chef: Cooking School Staff

This class is a great introduction to simple doughs.  We will work with three differents types of dough and make some yummy treats that can be frozen or eaten right away!

Menu: Chicken Empanadas; Cheddar Biscuits; Garlic Knots; Cinnamon Twists


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Class: Cooking 101: Introduction to Salt, Water, Onion, and Acid

Sunday, January 14, 2018 at 2:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Cooking School Staff

We’re starting with the most important foundational tools to developing flavor - salt, water, onion, and acid.

Menu:  Raw Zucchini Salad with Steamed Snap Peas and Charred Lemon and ... more details

$65.00Register

Class: Delicious Healthy Living

Monday, January 15, 2018 at 5:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Katie Coleman

New Year resolutions or not, this is the time of year that many people take a fresh look at their culinary lifestyle and make some adjustments.  Katie Coleman, owner of Durham Spirits, has transformed these ... more details

$50.00Register

Class: The Incredible Egg

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at 5:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Cooking School Staff

It’s not just for deviling or scrambling.  Eggs are back in style and good for you!  As one of our most inexpensive protein sources, let us show you how versatile the egg is and ... more details

$50.00Register

Class: Tofu, Tempeh, and Seitan, Oh My!

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at 5:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Emma Laperruque

Emma, food writer and baker at Scratch in Durham is introducing protein options that many might shy away from.  So you don’t quite know what tempeh is or where seitan comes from? Emma will show ... more details

$50.00Register

Class: Bourbon 101

Thursday, January 18, 2018 at 6:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Gary Crunkleton

Gary, owner of The Crunkleton, is back and bringing his passion for the brown liquor!  Explore the rich tradition and proud history of “America’s Official Native Spirit” as you take a tour of the distillers ... more details

$55.00Register

Class: Regional Indian

Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 3:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Rupen Rao

Southern Season is happy to have Rupen back to our classroom with his incredibly aromatic and delicious menu.  Indian cuisine has a huge amount of diversity due to the geography, history and practiced religions.  In ... more details

$55.00Register

Class: Puff Pastry and Phyllo

Sunday, January 21, 2018 at 2:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Lucindy Willis

Owner of Terrapin Cove Culinary Classes, Lucindy Willis will be in our classroom to show you both sweet and savory options for using puff pastry and phyllo.  Move over strudel and croissants and make room ... more details

$50.00Register

Class: Worldly Whole Meal Soups

Monday, January 22, 2018 at 5:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Amanda Cushman

It’s cold outside and you’re craving a big bowl of soup.  Amanda Cushman is here to share these hearty one-bowl meals  from all around the world.

Menu: Burmese Chicken Soup with Sweet Potatoes; Thai Lemongrass ... more details

$50.00Register

Class: The Biscuit Tale

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at 5:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Southern biscuits are a tradition handed down through generations.  Making biscuits is more about technique, than recipes. A practice in balancing a gentle touch with careful folding to achieve a high rise and flaky ... more details

$50.00Register

Class: Flavors of Spain

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at 5:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Brian Adornetto

Can’t seem to find the time or money to get away and make that trip to Spain that you have been dreaming about?  Chef Brian can show you how to make these incredible Spanish dishes ... more details

$50.00Register

Class: A Trip to Scotland

Thursday, January 25, 2018 at 6:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Ellen Clevenger-Firley

Burns Night is celebrated annually on Robert Burns’ birthday (January 25th). Scots and Scots-at-heart around the world pay tribute to the great poet’s life and works with a traditional meal, poetry, and often a Ceilidh ... more details

$55.00Register

Class: Learn at Lunch: The Rotisserie Chicken

Friday, January 26, 2018 at 12:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Grab your friends and join us for a quick lunch to gather some new ideas for what to do with everyone’s favorite meal starter - rotisserie chicken.  Kim Calaway, manager of the cooking school, ... more details

$30.00Register

Class: Kids in the Kitchen: Baking Morning Treats

Saturday, January 27, 2018 at 11:00am

Demonstration

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Has your pastry-chef-in-training perfected the classic cupcake and chocolate chip cookie? Graduate to breakfast favorites that the whole family will love!

* Free classes are not eligible to receive a stamp on Chef’s Club Cards. Limit two tickets per person.

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Class: Tacos and Salsa

Saturday, January 27, 2018 at 5:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Marcelo Villasuso

The corn tortilla is considered the bread of Mexico and is the perfect base to inspire creativity in the kitchen. From sauces to protein and morning, noon or night, the taco can be adapted to ... more details

$55.00Register

Class: Cooking 101: Introduction to Eggs, Butter, and Sugar

Sunday, January 28, 2018 at 2:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Next, we’re turning to kitchen staples: eggs, butter, and sugar. From breakfast to dessert, we’re showcasing these trusty ingredients for their versatility, flavor, and structure.

Menu:  Scrambled Eggs ... more details

$65.00Register

Class: Meatless Monday: Cauliflower – The New Kale

Monday, January 29, 2018 at 5:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Join Bari Hobbs, member of the cooking school staff, as she presents cauliflower!  Move over kale, it’s time for this humble member of the mustard family to have its moment to shine.  Leave the ... more details

$50.00Register

Class: Nashville Hot Chicken

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 at 5:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Cat Parker

This local specialty is making food headlines all over.  Spicy fried chicken or Nashville Hot Chicken, is now all the rage and was born at Prince’s in Nashville, TN.  Often served with a wide array ... more details

$50.00Register

Class: The Instant Dinner

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 5:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Cooking School Staff

The hot kitchen gift this past season was the electric multicooker.  There are hundreds of multicooker recipes, but where to begin?  Kendra Haden, a member of our cooking school staff, loves her multicooker and ... more details

$50.00Register

Class: Cake Decorating II

Saturday, February 3, 2018 at 11:00am

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Cooking School Staff

If you missed the first installment of our cake decorating series, don’t miss this one!  Stefanie, a member of our cooking school staff, will touch on the basics of cake decorating and step up ... more details

$50.00Register

Class: Versatile Marinades

Sunday, February 4, 2018 at 2:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Lane Calaway

Remember those days when a bottle of Italian salad dressing was used on everything from marinades to dips?  Lane, a chef at Soca has developed a couple of marinades that also multi-task as sauces and ... more details

$50.00Register

Class: Flavors of the Triangle: Washington Duke Inn

Monday, February 5, 2018 at 6:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Jason Cunningham

We are pleased to have Chef Jason back to host a Valentine’s dinner for you!  Executive Chef Jason Cunningham at the Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club, the only AAA Four Diamond Award-winning hotel and ... more details

$60.00Register

Class: Regional Food: Louisiana

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at 5:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Cat Parker

Personal Chef Cat Parker has put together a menu that will evoke the sounds and aromas of Louisiana.  These full bodied flavors emphasize seafood and spices and will have you reminiscing of your last trip ... more details

$50.00Register

Class: Meatball Dinner

Thursday, February 8, 2018 at 5:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Growing up in New Jersey, cooking school staff member Tina Giammetta, always had her Italian father’s family meatball dinner on Thursdays.  Tina is sharing her family recipes with us and will teach you her ... more details

$50.00Register

Class: Kids in the Kitchen: Be Mine

Saturday, February 10, 2018 at 11:00am

Demonstration

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Your kids will love learning how to make these fun and tasty treats for friends or family during this season of love.

Menu: Queen of Hearts Salad; Cheesy Tortilla Hearts; Tic-Tac-Toe Cracker; Strawberry Crispy Rice Hearts


$40.00Register

Class: Girls Night Out: Gal-entines!

Saturday, February 10, 2018 at 5:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Throw on something fabulous and celebrate Gal-entine’s Day with your friends at the Cooking School! Spend quality time with the girls, while enjoying a menu that has something for everyone!

Menu: Sangria; Firecracker Shrimp ... more details

$50.00Register

Class: Cooking 101: Introduction to Sauces, Vinaigrettes, and Soups

Sunday, February 11, 2018 at 2:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Fluid flavors carry and bathe tastes with others.  Sounds kind of sexy. Marrying tastes with others is what you will learn about in this class.

Menu: Pork Tenderloin with ... more details

$65.00Register

Class: When in Rome

Monday, February 12, 2018 at 6:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Ellen Clevenger-Firley & Carolyn Dunn

Let your tastebuds go on a journey to the Mediterranean!  Join Dr. Carolyn Dunn, NC State Professor of Nutrition Education and Ellen Clevenger-Firley, Registered Dietitian and trained chef, to explore the seven ... more details

$55.00Register

Class: Funny Valentine

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at 5:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Spending time together in the kitchen is the best way to celebrate!  We’re taking a light hearted approach to the meal “of love”.

Menu: Grilled Hearts of Romaine and Hearts of Palm Salad with ... more details

$100.00Register

Class: All You Need is Love

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at 6:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Bring your better half to our classroom for a fun night of cooking together! We’ll start with a glass of wine and a romantic meal (we will do the clean-up) and then the rest ... more details

$100.00Register

Class: Classic Supper Club Dinner Party

Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 6:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Sheri Castle

Looking for new menu ideas for your neighborhood supper club dinner?  Sheri Castle, local award winning culinary storyteller and cookbook author, is here to share some fresh ideas to get your neighbors off their couches ... more details

$60.00Register

Class: Italian Classics

Saturday, February 17, 2018 at 5:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Brian Adornetto

Food and family are the pillars of traditional Italian culture. Many Italian family favorites are elegant in their simplicity.  Brian will introduce you to the Italian classics that will make any mother proud.

Menu: Puttanesca ... more details

$50.00Register

Class: Gluten Free Winter Menu

Sunday, February 18, 2018 at 2:00pm

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Chef: Lucindy Willis

Enjoying a gluten free meal in the winter doesn’t mean that you have to give up the feeling that comfort food brings.  Lucindy, owner of Terrapin Cove Culinary Classes, ... more details

$50.00Register

Class: Mastering the French Classics

Monday, February 19, 2018 at 5:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Katie Coleman

France is virtually synonymous with gastronomy. The country has a rich culinary history, from rustic farm foods to the most technical cuisine masterpieces.  Join us in the classroom as Katie shows you how to master ... more details

$50.00Register

Class: Pass it On:  Crossroads at the Carolina Inn

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at 6:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Brandon Sharp and Smart Start of Orange County

Seven-time Michelin Star recipient, Chef Brandon Sharp has returned to Chapel Hill to head the kitchen at the Carolina Inn.  His culinary career has impressive highlights which include August, ... more details

$75.00Register

Class: The Farmhouse Chef

Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 6:00pm

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Chef: Jamie Dement

Life on Coon Rock Farm can be pretty busy when you’re also running the Piedmont Restaurant in Durham with partner Richard Holcomb!  Jamie is in our classroom to share the farm recipes that were born ... more details

$50.00Register

Class: Learn at Lunch: Pot Pies

Friday, February 23, 2018 at 12:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Cooking School Staff

The sharp chill in the air is hanging around and a little bit of comfort food will help to satisfy your soul while waiting for Spring to make its arrival.  Join Kim Calaway, Cooking ... more details

$30.00Register

Class: Kids in the Kitchen: Food of China

Saturday, February 24, 2018 at 11:00am

Demonstration

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Even picky eaters will love these Chinese dishes!  Little hands will love folding their very own potstickers and their taste buds will delight at new, fresh flavors. Your child will be able to recreate all of these at home for ... more details

$40.00Register

Class: Cooking 101: Introduction to Sauteing, Roasting, and Braising

Sunday, February 25, 2018 at 2:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Finally, it’s not just what we’re cooking, but how we’re cooking it. Different cooking methods result in totally different tasting experiences.  Let’s explore and, most importantly, taste!.

Menu: ... more details

$65.00Register

Class: Coastal Flavors: The Bistro at Topsail

Monday, February 26, 2018 at 6:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Bud Taylor

Bistro at Topsail is a fine-dining farm to table restaurant that holds the recent distinctions of Open Table’s 2016 Diners Choice award, Winner of The James Beard Foundation’s 2017 Blended Burger Project, and Wine Spectator’s ... more details

$50.00Register

Class: Thai Street Food

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at 6:00pm

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Chef: Amanda Cushman

This menu will evoke the sounds and aromas of the bustling, colorful markets in Thailand. Chef Amanda, author of Simple Real Food, has gathered these recipes while on her travels and will show you how ... more details

$50.00Register

Class: Big Food Texan Style

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at 5:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Recently moving to NC from Texas, Stefanie has joined the cooking school staff and will be in the classroom today to share the big flavors of Texas.  Strap on your boots and loosen that ... more details

$50.00Register

Class: Farmhouse Fry

Sunday, March 4, 2018 at 2:00pm

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Chef: Cooking School Stuff

The cast iron skillet is the best vehicle for a good, old fashioned, cornmeal crusted farm fry.  We’re breaking out the red checkered table cloth for this class!

Menu: Fry Platters: Chicken, Cauliflower, Okra, ... more details

$50.00Register

Class: Cooking (and Drinking) with Red Wine

Monday, March 5, 2018 at 6:00pm

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Chef: Ellen Clevenger-Firley

If you find that the bite of winter perfectly pairs with a rich deep red wine, this class is for you.  Warm up with this French inspired menu and hearty red wines, chosen by Chetan ... more details

$55.00Register

Class: Crepes

Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at 5:00pm

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Chef: Cooking School Staff

These thin French pancakes are handy to keep in your freezer and versatile enough to accommodate both sweet and savory fillings.  Breakfast, lunch or dinner - it’s always a good time for crepes.

Menu: ... more details

$50.00Register

Class: Toast - It’s What’s for Dinner

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at 5:00pm

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Chef: Emma Laperruque

Toast is often relegated to breakfast, but it’s the perfect vehicle for quick, easy dinners too.  Emma will provide four laid-back, cozy recipes to load onto any type of bread.

Menu: British Style: Bacon-Sorghum Baked ... more details

$50.00Register

Class: Food Photography

Saturday, March 10, 2018 at 11:00am

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Chef: Stacey Sprenz

Good photography is about catching life as it happens. Food is essential to life. Stacey Sprenz, a professional photographer and food ambassador for Foggy Ridge Cider and Firsthand Foods will show you how to use your ... more details

$50.00Register

Class: Parents and Kids in the Kitchen: Spaghetti and Meatballs

Saturday, March 10, 2018 at 3:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Cooking School Staff

It’s fun to get in the kitchen with your kids - especially when someone else is doing the cleaning! In this class, you will enjoy working with your child to make a homemade spaghetti and meatballs dinner, complete with bread ... more details

$40.00Register

Class: Pasta

Sunday, March 11, 2018 at 5:00pm

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Chef: Cooking School Staff

Handmade pasta can be a fun family activity, once you learn a few tricks.  We will show you two easy doughs and shapes to make from scratch and one delicious recipe to make with ... more details

Class: Spring Soups

Monday, March 12, 2018 at 5:00pm

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Chef: Katie Coleman

Spring brings a new bounty of vegetables to cook with.  Grab your stock pot and welcome spring into your kitchen.

Menu: Artichoke Soup with Parmesan and Truffles; Chilled Spring Pea Soup; Cream of Asparagus Soup; ... more details

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Class: Dumplings Around the World

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at 5:00pm

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Chef: Cooking School Staff

Every culture has a version of a dumpling - little doughy bundles filled with sweet or savory surprises that are fried, steamed, or boiled.  Kim Calaway, Cooking School Manager, will give you the tools ... more details

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Class: Flavors of the Triangle: Whiskey Kitchen

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at 6:00pm

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Chef: Aaron Matyac and Martin Wheeler

Whiskey Kitchen is the ultimate chef's barroom - one part whiskey bar, one part world-class Southern kitchen in downtown Raleigh.  This class will highlight what Whiskey Kitchen does best - cozy food ... more details

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Class: St. Patrick’s Irish

Thursday, March 15, 2018 at 6:00pm

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Chef: Sheri Castle

Cookbook author, Sheri Castle has assembled an Emerald Isle inspired menu for you.  Don’t just reserve it for the annual wearing-of-the-green, this is a menu that should be revisited several times a year.  Your Irish ... more details

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Class: 30 Min Meals

Saturday, March 17, 2018 at 2:00pm

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Chef: Breana Lai

It’s a hectic life! Fight the urge to order takeout - we’ve got a menu that’s better for your health and your wallet! Breana, the Test Kitchen Manager at EatingWell magazine, is here to show ... more details

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Class: Sushi

Sunday, March 18, 2018 at 2:00pm

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Chef: Masa Tsujimura

Born in a fishing village in western Japan, Masa has over 35 years of experience in sushi preparation and has trained dozens of sushi chefs throughout his career.  He opened the popular Waraji Restaurant in ... more details

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Class: Cooking for One (or Two)

Monday, March 19, 2018 at 5:00pm

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Chef: Cat Parker

We’ve heard your many requests for classes on cooking for one (or two).  Making a full recipe can leave you with lots of leftovers.  Thankfully, Cat has developed some freezer and meal-prep friendly recipes that ... more details

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Class: Favorite Classic Dishes of Greece

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at 6:00pm

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Chef: Brian Adornetto and Athina Sgambati

Americans are familiar with gyros, tzatziki and baklava but there is much more to learn about Greek cuisine! True family-style Greek cuisine will be the subject of this evening presented by Chef ... more details

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Class: Kids in the Kitchen: Easter Treats

Saturday, March 24, 2018 at 11:00am

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Chef: Cooking School Staff

Here are some fun and creative ideas for the Easter holiday.  From egg dying to bread making, these projects are great for the kids to do again at home with friends or family.

Menu: Rice Dying Eggs; Butterscotch Easter Egg ... more details

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Class: The Flavors of San Luis Potosi

Saturday, March 24, 2018 at 5:00pm

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Chef: Marcelo Villasuso

San Luis Potosi has diverse ecosystems from arid high-plains to the jungle and an equally diverse cultural cuisine.  In fact, the Huastec civilization developed the stone-oven bake and steam cooking techniques. Join Marcelo for this ... more details

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Class: Can’t Wait ‘Til Spring

Sunday, March 25, 2018 at 2:00pm

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Chef: Lucindy Willis

We are all chomping at the bit for warmer weather and the bounty that it will bring!  Lucindy has prepared the perfect spring or Easter menu to serve on the first warm day.

Menu: Asparagus ... more details

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Class: Cooking with Fresh Herbs

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at 5:00pm

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Chef: Amanda Cushman

A pinch or a bunch, fresh herbs pull a recipe together by infusing the dish with fresh aromas and savory flavors. The right herbs can truly take a dish from good to great. In this ... more details

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Class: Grown Up Mac-n-Cheese

Thursday, March 29, 2018 at 5:00pm

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Chef: Cooking School Staff

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

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