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Class: Wimbledon Party

Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Amanda Fisher

Enjoy Wimbledon with traditional British fare from Amanda Fisher. This delicious menu is perfect for summer entertaining and makes the most of seasonal ingredients. Everything is make-ahead easy!

Menu: Stuffed Cucumbers; Salmon with Sorrel Sauce; New Potatoes with Mint; Lemony Roasted Asparagus; Strawberry ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Chef Meets Farmer-Picnic & Green Button Farms-June 29th at 6:00 PM

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Picnic’s Ben Adams and Wyatt Dickson and Green Button Farm’s Ryan Butler

In this last class of the spring series, we will take a look at the relationship between BBQ and hog farmer as exemplified by Picnic, a new Durham eatery. The project brings ... more details

Due to limited seating availability, tickets are no longer available online for this event. Please call (855) 592-3446 or stop by our store to purchase tickets or be added to the waiting list.

Beer and Brats

Thursday, June 30, 2016 at 5:00pm
Join us for "Beer and Brats" Thursday, June 30th from 5-7 p.m. We will have brats to taste as well as Fortnight Brewing sampling.
Free Event

HimiHead- The Ultimate Red Sauce Tasting

Saturday, July 2, 2016 at 12:00pm

Since 2003 HimiHead has been making their hot sauce that doesn't just cover your food in heat or steal away the unique flavors of your dish. Their sauces are carefully crafted with fresh cayenne and habanero peppers and organic spices guaranteeing an infusion of fresh, spicy enhanced flavor sealed with smooth heat.

Free Event

Beer Tasting with Fortnight Brewing Company

Saturday, July 2, 2016 at 12:00pm
English Inspired Ales by Fortnight Brewing Co in Cary, NC
Free Event

Red, White and Blue Party

Monday, July 4, 2016

The American flag will be flying high at Southern Season's annual Red, White & Blue Party! Before staking out your spot for the fireworks display, stop by our store for a family-friendly celebration. Kids will enjoy indoor games along with complementary face painting and contests, and if you come early, ... more details

Free Event

CLASS: Biscuits I

Tuesday, July 5, 2016 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Description: 

Once upon a time, every good Southern cook knew the
secret to making biscuits. Unfortunately, it’s becoming
a lost art. We’re here to help, however, and in this
hands-on class you’ll learn from the pros how to make
this staple ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Cooking With La Tourangelle

Wednesday, July 6, 2016 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Description: 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 and
seeds gathered by local farmers. These delicious oils
were used in hearty rustic fare ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Pasta I

Thursday, July 7, 2016 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Description: 

Pasta Fresca (fresh pasta) is both gratifying to make
and wonderful to eat. Under the guidance of the
Cooking School staff you will learn to make three
types of pasta: fettuccine, ravioli and spaghetti in
this engaging, hands-on class. Each ... more details

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Beer and Brats

Thursday, July 7, 2016 at 5:00pm
Join us for "Beer and Brats" Thursday, July 7th from 5-7 p.m. We will have brats to taste as well as Wetten Importers sampling.
Free Event

Class: A Great Steakhouse Experience

Friday, July 8, 2016 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Sheri Castle

Sheri's menu will remind you of a trip to your favorite oak-paneled steak house, but can be prepared in the comfort of your own kitchen.

Menu: Wedge Salad with Blue Cheese Dressing, Bacon and Homemade Croutons; Seared Steak with Garlic Butter; Cognac Mushrooms; ... more details

Register$50.00

Class: Shop The Market

Saturday, July 9, 2016 at 11:00am

Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Description: 

Summer is in full swing and the farmers’ market is
full of the season’s bounty. Join our Cooking School
instructors and learn how to create a sumptuous meal
from foods purchased that day. Participants will walk
to the Chapel Hill ... more details

Register$45.00

Alley Twenty Six Tonic Tasting

Saturday, July 9, 2016 at 12:00pm
Alley Twenty Six Tonic, made in Durham, North Carolina, redefines the classic gin and tonic or vodka and tonic. The tonic's natural orange color comes from the bark of the Peruvian cinchona tree. Just add soda water, lime and your favorite spirit and you'll hooked!
Free Event

Wine Tasting with Old North State Winery

Saturday, July 9, 2016 at 12:00pm
Old North State Winery sampling its Fish Hippie favorites - Merlot and Chardonnay - and Old North State Bare Bones.
Free Event

Class: A Peach-Centric Menu

Saturday, July 9, 2016 at 5:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Lucindy Willis

Popular and entertaining instructor Lucindy visits
us again from Terrapin Cove Farm in Yanceyville to
show how much there is to do with summer peaches.
We all savor this sweet and juicy Southern fruit
and in this class Lucindy will share favorite recipes
more details

Register$45.00

Class: Basic Knife Skills

Sunday, July 10, 2016 at 12:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Brian Adornetto

Proper knife skills can make all the difference when
cooking. Join Brian, a personal chef, food writer and
graduate of the Institute of Culinary Education
in Manhattan, to learn basic cutting and chopping
techniques, how to hold a knife properly, and how ... more details

Register$50.00

Class: Basic Knife Skills

Sunday, July 10, 2016 at 3:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Brian Adornetto

Proper knife skills can make all the difference when
cooking. Join Brian, a personal chef, food writer and
graduate of the Institute of Culinary Education
in Manhattan, to learn basic cutting and chopping
techniques, how to hold a knife properly, and ... more details

Due to limited seating availability, tickets are no longer available online for this event. Please call (855) 592-3446 or stop by our store to purchase tickets or be added to the waiting list.

Class: Chef Meets Farmer: Acme and NC Tomato Man: Celebrating Tomatoes!

Monday, July 11, 2016 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Kevin Callaghan and Craig LeHoullier

There is so much more to tomatoes than what often
appears in grocery stores! In this class, Kevin
Callaghan, owner/chef of Carrboro’s acclaimed Acme
Food and Beverage Co., teams up with author, educator
and master gardener Craig LeHoullier to ... more details

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Class: Summer Wine Dinner

Tuesday, July 12, 2016 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Caitlin Burke and Elizabeth Cooper

Join Cooking School instructor Caitlin and Advanced
Sommelier/Wine Merchant Liz as they discuss pairing
the best wines with delicious summer-centric food.

Menu: Crostini with herbed Whipped Ricotta, Pine Nuts,
Golden Raisins and Balsamic Drizzle; Shaved Zucchini
Salad; Grilled Chicken with Peach ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Root to Leaf: Southern Chef Through Seasons

Wednesday, July 13, 2016 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

We are launching a Book Club to focus on recipes featured in acclaimed cookbooks. This quarter, we’re focusing
on books nominated for 2016 James Beard Foundation (JBF) Awards. Join our Cooking School staff for this series
of six weekly classes, ... more details

Register$45.00

Beer and Brats

Thursday, July 14, 2016
Join us for "Beer and Brats" Thursday, July 14th from 5-7 p.m. We will have brats to taste as well as Bell's Brewery sampling.
Free Event

Class: The Flavor Of Preserving Italy

Thursday, July 14, 2016 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Domenica Marchetti

From her latest book, Domenica Marchetti, author of numerous books on Italian cooking, has thoughtfully assembled an enticing menu to show how to apply these techniques to your dishes. Join us as she shares the many chapters covering oils and vinegars, jams, ... more details

Register$50.00

Class: Learn At Lunch: Summer In Italy

Friday, July 15, 2016 at 12:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Katie Coleman

It’s the season in Italy to enjoy la dolce vita, whether
driving the Amalfi Coast, watching the sunrise in
Venice or tracking down the best gelato in Sicily.
Join us in the kitchen and learn to recreate a
delicious Italian summer meal.

Menu: ... more details

Register$30.00

Class: Canine Cuisine

Saturday, July 16, 2016 at 11:00am

Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

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? The answer
probably has a lot to do with canines’
insatiable ... more details

Register$35.00

Wine Tasting with Fine Wine Trading Co.

Saturday, July 16, 2016 at 12:00pm
Join Fine Wine Trading Company for a complementary wine tasting of Nugan Estate Third Generation Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz Saturday, July 16th from 12-3 p.m.
Free Event

Cookbook Signing: Caroline Wright

Saturday, July 16, 2016 at 1:00pm
Join Caroline Wright for a cookbook signing Saturday, July 16th from 1-2 p.m. It’s a simple formula for dessert bliss: batter + syrup + frosting = 100 different cakes! An innovative and remarkably easy way to bake luscious, flavorful cakes, Mix + Match Cakes is a full-color visual cookbook— photos in ... more details
Free Event

Class: Taste Of The Triangle: Sushi

Sunday, July 17, 2016 at 2:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Masa Tsujimura of Waraji Restaurant

Learn to make sushi during this hands-on class
led by one of the Triangle’s most renowned sushi
masters. Chef Masa of Raleigh’s Waraji Japanese
Restaurant has more than 30 years of experience in
sushi preparation and has trained ... more details

Due to limited seating availability, tickets are no longer available online for this event. Please call (855) 592-3446 or stop by our store to purchase tickets or be added to the waiting list.

Class: Teen Boot Camp - Night One

Tuesday, July 19, 2016 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Gwen Cummings Maller

Description: 

Is your teen getting ready to go off to
college or are interested in learning
to cook? In this hands-on class, Chef
Gwen will cover knife skills, common
pantry items and equipment basics
and how to develop flavor profiles.
There’s no ... more details

Register$35.00

Class: Teen Boot Camp - Night Two

Wednesday, July 20, 2016 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Gwen Cummings Maller

Description: 

For those teens who want to take
their culinary knowledge a bit
further. In this second class of boot
camp, Chef Gwen will lead them
through pan searing, pan sauces,
vinaigrettes and basic baking. Sign
your teens up to join the ... more details

Register$35.00

Beer and Brats

Thursday, July 21, 2016 at 5:00pm
Join us for "Beer and Brats" Thursday, July 21st from 5-7 p.m. We will have brats to taste as well as Ommegang sampling.
Free Event

Class: Classic Entree Salads

Thursday, July 21, 2016 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Sheri Castle

Summer is a great time to escape the heat of the kitchen
to enjoy hearty salads. The author of several cookbooks,
including the versatile The New Southern Garden, Sheri
will teach several hearty salads that pair proteins with
crisp seasonal ingredients.

Menu: Cobb ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Baking With Summer Fruit

Saturday, July 23, 2016 at 11:00am

Hands On

Chef: Emma Laperruque

Let summer’s sweetest stars—figs, peaches, plums
and berries—take the spotlight! In this hands-on class,
Emma will guide you as you create gorgeous and
surprisingly simple fruit desserts.

Menu: Fig Crostata; Berry Cobbler with Rye Biscuits; Plum
Cornmeal Cake; Ginger Peach Shortcakes

Register$45.00

Class: Whole Meals From Mexico

Saturday, July 23, 2016 at 5:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Marcello Villasuso

Marcello will show you how to enjoy the diverse and
complex flavors of Mexico by compartmentalizing
different regional cuisines in different courses. The
Raleigh-based chef will create a virtual cross-country
journey to experience seafood, pork and beef enriched
with zesty fruits and ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Kids in the Kitchen: Summer Camp: Hangin' Ten in Hawaii

Monday, July 25, 2016 at 11:00am

Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

We will take a trip to the islands and sample
the food of Hawaii.

Menu: Egg Rolls with Sweet and Sour Dipping Sauce; Ribs
with Pineapple BBQ Sauce; Stir Fry Noodles; Fruit Salad
and Banana Boats

Register$35.00

Class: Chef Meets Farmer: The Barker Family With Brinkley Farms

Monday, July 25, 2016 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Karen, Ben and Gabe Barker with Brinkley Farms

It’s a family affair with Ben and Karen Barker return to
the Cooking School with their son Gabe – all of whom
work together at Carrboro’s Pizzeria Mercato. They
will partner with Brinkley Farms of Creedmoor, ... more details

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: Kids in the Kitchen: Summer Camp: Christmas in July

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at 11:00am

Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

July means we are halfway to Christmas! We will
get a sneak peek at what the holiday might bring.

Menu: Reindeer Pancakes; Snowmen Cheese Balls; Red
and Green Fruit Salad; Cake Pops; Grinchy Drink

Register$35.00

Class: Taste Of The Piedmont: Jay Pierce

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Jay Pierce

One of the top chefs in the state, Jay Pierce is the
author of Shrimp: A Savor the South Cookbook executive
chef of The Marshall Free House in Greensboro and a
frequent collaborator with Our State magazine. Don’t
miss a chance to ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Kids in the Kitchen: Summer Camp: Pasta and Pizza!

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at 11:00am

Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

It’s all made by your hands - from the pasta to the
mozzarella! (We will cheat on the ice cream
and buy that!)

Menu: Homemade Spaghetti and Meatballs; Homemade
Cheese Pizza, Chocolate Ice Cream Sundaes

Register$35.00

Class: Gjelina: Cooking From Venice, California

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

We are launching a Book Club to focus on recipes featured in acclaimed cookbooks. This quarter, we’re focusing
on books nominated for 2016 James Beard Foundation (JBF) Awards. Join our Cooking School staff for this series
of six weekly classes, ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Kids in The Kitchen: Summer Camp: Around the World in a Day

Thursday, July 28, 2016 at 11:00am

Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

We will be going to Mexico, China, India,
and France in one day!

Menu: Tacos; Fried Rice; Curry Chicken Skewers with
Peanut Sauce; Cream Puffs with Chocolate Ganache

Register$35.00

Beer and Brats

Thursday, July 28, 2016 at 5:00pm
Join us for "Beer and Brats" Thursday, July 28th from 5-7 p.m. We will have brats to taste as well as Ballast Point sampling.
Free Event

Class: Kids in the Kitchen: Summer Camp: Cupcake Throwdown

Friday, July 29, 2016 at 11:00am

Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

We will divide into teams and have a competition to
determine the best cupcake. When the adults come
to pick up the kids (arrive a little early) they will get
to sample the entries and cast a vote for the ... more details

Register$35.00

Beer Tasting with White Street Brewing

Saturday, July 30, 2016
Join White Street Brewing for a beer tasting Saturday, July 30th from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Determined to bring you great beer, White Street Brewing's microbrewery houses the finest, state-of-the-art, and stainless-steel brewhouse in Wake Forest! The brewhouse is where our passion for great beer comes to fruition as our ... more details
Free Event

Class: Garden Tea Party

Saturday, July 30, 2016 at 11:00am

Demonstration

Chef: Amanda Fisher

It’s the perfect time of year to show off your garden!
Join Amanda, owner of the Blakemere Company line
of clotted cream, chutneys, compound butters and
desserts, as she teaches you how to prepare a perfect
tea party that will impress your ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: An Italian Summer

Saturday, July 30, 2016 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Brian Adornetto

Take a staycation to Italy! Join Brian, a food writer
and personal chef with his company Love at First Bite,
as he shares how to prepare a meal that will have us
imagining we are in Tuscany. Join him for this
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Due to limited seating availability, tickets are no longer available online for this event. Please call (855) 592-3446 or stop by our store to purchase tickets or be added to the waiting list.

Class: Summer Brunch (Also A Great Supper!)

Sunday, July 31, 2016 at 2:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Sheri Castle

Popular instructor and cookbook author Sheri
returns to highlight the best that summer has to
offer. Sheri cooks up a menu that features several
of our seasonal favorites, including blueberries,
tomatoes and corn.

Menu: Blueberry Snack Cake; Bacon Pain Perdu with
Tomato Gravy; ... more details

Register$50.00

Class: Melina's Pasta

Monday, August 1, 2016 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Carmella Alvaro

Authentic Italian food is about the simple preparation
of fresh, high quality ingredients. That’s why Carmella,
who grew up in an Italian family, founded
her own pasta company in Durham. Come meet
Carmella of Melina’s Pasta, hear her story and learn
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Class: Harry Potter

Tuesday, August 2, 2016 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Gwen Cummings Maller

Description: 

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

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Class: Tacos: Recipes And Provocations

Wednesday, August 3, 2016 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

We are launching a Book Club to focus on recipes featured in acclaimed cookbooks. This quarter, we’re focusing
on books nominated for 2016 James Beard Foundation (JBF) Awards. Join our Cooking School staff for this series
of six weekly classes, ... more details

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: A Summer Party with Perfect Pairings

Thursday, August 4, 2016 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Ellen Clevenger-Firley and Elizabeth Cooper

Are you ready for a fresh summer menu perfect for your
next party? Join Chef Ellen Clevenger-Firley for this
mostly make-ahead dinner menu. Liz Cooper of our
award-winning wine department will pair three courses
with a complementing wine and ... more details

Register$50.00

Class: Southern Cooking

Friday, August 5, 2016 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Natalie Dupree

A name synonymous with Southern food, Nathalie
Dupree has a love of the Lowcountry, which she has
transformed into a love of teaching Southern cuisine.
Author of three James Beard award-winning cookbooks,
including Mastering the Art of Southern Cooking,
Nathalie is also ... more details

Register$50.00

Class: Pizza!! Totally From Scratch

Saturday, August 6, 2016 at 11:00am

Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Have you ever met a kid who didn’t
love pizza? They will also love to
make it themselves. Register yours
for this fun hands-on class in which
they will make dough, sauce and
mozzarella from scratch with the
guidance of ... more details

Register$35.00

Class: Deceptively Healthy and Delicious Tapas

Saturday, August 6, 2016 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Susan Hearn

Tapas is the most famous culinary tradition of Spain.
In this hands-on class Susan will show you these fun
and delicious small plates can also be very healthy.

Menu: Mixed Greens with Cucumbers, Crisp Prosciutto and
Green Goddess Dressing; Trio of Flatbreads: ... more details

Due to limited seating availability, tickets are no longer available online for this event. Please call (855) 592-3446 or stop by our store to purchase tickets or be added to the waiting list.

Class: A Simple French Supper

Sunday, August 7, 2016 at 2:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Jenny Brule

French fare can be easily prepared with Chef Jenny’s
simple methods, which rely on the inherent flavors of
market fresh ingredients. This nationally published
food writer and recipe developer for more than 20 years,
her work has appeared in Cooking Light, Shape, ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Lighten Up Y'All: Classic Southern Recipes Made Healthy and Wholesome

Monday, August 8, 2016 at 5:00pm

Hands On

We are launching a Book Club to focus on recipes featured in acclaimed cookbooks. This quarter, we’re focusing
on books nominated for 2016 James Beard Foundation (JBF) Awards. Join our Cooking School staff for this series
of six weekly classes, whose menus are ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Chef Meets Farmer: Scratch's Phoebe Lawless with Brinkley Farms

Tuesday, August 9, 2016 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Phoebe Lawless with Brinkley Farms

Phoebe Lawless, a four-time semi-finalist for the James
Beard Award, will join us to prepare a delicious menu
that incorporates the harvest of the season. She will pair
with Brinkley Farms of Creedmoor, a third-generation
farm that takes pride ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Basics Of Baking: Part 1

Wednesday, August 10, 2016 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Gwen Cummings Maller

Want to learn about the characteristics of different
types of flour? Eager to master shortbread? Chef
Gwen will teach you about the ingredients, tools
and techniques that you can elevate your skills from
basic to confident and successful.

Menu: Flourless Chocolate ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Celebration Of Summer Sweet Corn

Thursday, August 11, 2016 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Sheri Castle

Grilled, raw, on the cob or off, fresh sweet corn is
one of the best parts of summer! Sheri, accomplished
cookbook author and always one of our most popular
instructors, will show you how to prepare a range
of new and tasty ... more details

Register$50.00

Class: Tacos From The Shore

Saturday, August 13, 2016 at 5:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Marcello Villasuso

In this class, Mexican food expert
Marcello will feature eclectic seafood tacos that hale
from up and down the 6,000 miles of the country’s
coastline. Come learn how much the tastes can vary
in different parts of Mexico.

Menu: Cantaloupe Seed Horchata with ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Grilling With Beer

Sunday, August 14, 2016 at 4:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Brian Adornetto

If you love to cook, the thing that instantly comes to
mind when someone mentions summer is grilling. Of
course, not far behind it is ice cold beer. When you have
these two things, a great time with friends is sure ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Meatless Monday: Burgers

Monday, August 15, 2016 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Caitlin Burke

Burgers aren’t just for meat eaters! Join Caitlin for
a hands-on class that teaches how to make several
delicious and creative burgers that are all meat-free.

Menu: Chickpea Sliders with Yogurt Sauce; Mushroom
Burgers with Caramelized Onions and Gruyere; Black Bean
Burgers ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Taste Of The Triangle: Herons

Tuesday, August 16, 2016 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Steven D. Greene & Jonathan Fisher

As we continue to feature the best chefs of our region,
this class will showcase the skills of Steven D. Greene
from Cary’s famed Herons at The Umstead Hotel.
Greene, nominated for the 2016 Best Chef in the
more details

Register$50.00

Class: The Jemima Code: Two Centuries of African-American Cookbooks

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 at 5:00pm

Hands On

We are launching a Book Club to focus on recipes featured in acclaimed cookbooks. This quarter, we’re focusing
on books nominated for 2016 James Beard Foundation (JBF) Awards. Join our Cooking School staff for this series
of six weekly classes, whose menus are ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Summer Fish

Thursday, August 18, 2016 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Amanda Cushman

Make the most of what our coastal state has to offer!
Living in North Carolina means that we can enjoy a
wealth of fresh fish, especially during the summer.
Longtime professional instructor Amanda returns to
share several recipes that combine the harvest ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Parent + Child: Meringue, Mousse, Macarons

Saturday, August 20, 2016 at 11:00am

Hands On

Chef: Gwen Cummings Maller

Looking for a fun Saturday event to
share with your child? In this handson
class, Chef Gwen will teach both
of you several classic desserts that
can be made with egg whites as the
featured ingredient. For kids ages
8-12 ... more details

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.

HimiHead- The Ultimate Red Sauce Tasting

Saturday, August 20, 2016 at 12:00pm
Since 2003 HimiHead has been making their hot sauce that doesn't just cover your food in heat or steal away the unique flavors of your dish. Their sauces are carefully crafted with fresh cayenne and habanero peppers and organic spices guaranteeing an infusion of fresh, spicy enhanced flavor sealed with ... more details
Free Event

Class: A Night In Havana

Saturday, August 20, 2016 at 5:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Timothy O'Lenic

Timothy, author of the cookbook Breakfast with Timothy,
has a love for Cuban food that was inspired by his
14 years in Tampa, Florida. Experience his culinary
passion as he teaches recipes for some of the country’s
comfort food.

Menu: Mojitos; Camarones de ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Celebrate The Garden

Sunday, August 21, 2016 at 2:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Lucindy Willis

The summer is not over yet and the season still has
plenty to offer. Popular veteran instructor Lucindy
always shares wonderful menus and in this class she
will teach one that celebrates the bounty of the season.

Menu: Panzanella; Chicken Isabella with Shrimp ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Not For Wimps

Monday, August 22, 2016 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Lane Calaway

Like heat? Lane grows peppers of all varieties in
hydroponic units in his garden and peppers go in
everything in his world. If you don’t back down from
spice then this class is for you! Come let Lane show
you how the ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Back To Cooking School 101

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Katie Coleman

When beginning to cook, learning the basics is
always crucial. Come let Katie lead you through
the basics in this important hands-on class. You
will learn the basics and walk away knowing how
to adapt sauces to your tastes.

Menu: Warm Spinach ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Mastering Pasta: The Art and Practice Handmade Pasta

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at 5:00pm

Hands On

We are launching a Book Club to focus on recipes featured in acclaimed cookbooks. This quarter, we’re focusing
on books nominated for 2016 James Beard Foundation (JBF) Awards. Join our Cooking School staff for this series
of six weekly classes, whose menus are ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Grilled Cheese And Beyond!

Thursday, August 25, 2016 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

A grilled cheese sandwich can be so much more than a
piece of plastic-wrapped American cheese between two
pieces of white bread! In this day and age, people have
developed an appreciation for this classic and turned
it into a ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Our Daily Bread

Saturday, August 27, 2016 at 11:00am

Hands On

Chef: Emma Laperruque

You may recognize Emma’s name from her articles with
such publications as Our State and Indy Week but she’s
also a baker at Durham’s famed Scratch Bakery. In this
hands-on class she will teach some tasty breads. So
come roll up ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Dinner From The Summer Garden

Saturday, August 27, 2016 at 5:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Sheri Castle

In the South, Sunday suppers are all about good local
food and great conversation with family and friends,
especially in the summer. Popular instructor and
accomplished cookbook author Sheri joins us to help us
pay homage to this important tradition. Her seasonal
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Register$50.00

Class: English Summer Supper

Sunday, August 28, 2016 at 4:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Amanda Fisher

Somehow, English food got a reputation for not being
very interesting. We know that’s not true and you will
as well after Amanda leads you through this tasty
summer menu!

Menu: English Style Prawn Cocktail; Layered
Vegetable Terrine with Red Pepper Sauce; Cucumber
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Register$45.00

Class: Peck Of Peppers

Monday, August 29, 2016 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Caitlin Burke, Alex Hitt & Craig LeHoullier

A world of color, shapes, and flavors makes peppers
second only to tomatoes in popularity. If you want to
know the best sweet, hot, or snacking types for your
garden, we’ve got answers from the experts. Alex, ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Make Your Own Condiments

Tuesday, August 30, 2016 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Cooking School Staff

Buying condiments in the store is easy, but why not
have fun making your own? In this hands-on class
you will do just that. You will receive double the
recipes- for the condiments themselves and the food
you will eat ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Dumplings And Rolls

Thursday, September 1, 2016 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Lane Calaway & Drew Smith

Making dumplings at home is fun! Lane and Drew of
Buku restaurant in Raleigh will lead you in a hands-on
class in which you will prepare two dumplings and two
handmade rolls. Come learn a perfect skill to ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Breakfast and Brunch from Mexico

Saturday, September 3, 2016 at 1:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Marcello Villasuso

Eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dinner
like a pauper, as the Mexican saying goes. Marcello
Villasuso, food and travel expert and Mexican expat,
takes attendees on a culinary tour thru the most
important meal of the day.

Menu: ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Simple Sauces

Tuesday, September 6, 2016 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Katie Coleman

Ever prepare a dish that seems to be missing
something? Maybe the answer is a sauce. Join Katie
for this hands-on class in which you will learn several
sauces to put your dishes over the top!

Menu: Sweet Potato Fritters with Roasted ... more details

Due to limited seating availability, tickets are no longer available online for this event. Please call (855) 592-3446 or stop by our store to purchase tickets or be added to the waiting list.

Class: Italian-Inspired Patio Picnic

Wednesday, September 7, 2016 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Sheri Castle

When we think Italian food, pizza and spaghetti often
come to mind. Don’t limit yourself like that! Sheri is
here to help you get beyond those standards and show
just how much the cuisine of Italy has to offer with a
menu ... more details

Register$50.00

Class: Apples

Saturday, September 10, 2016 at 11:00am

Hands On

Chef: Gwen Cummings Maller

Whether or not they keep the doctor
away, kids love apples. In this handson
class, kids will learn to prepare
several dishes that feature this
versatile fruit. Be sure to ask them to
show off their new skills when they
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Register$35.00

Class: Tap And Table: Latin Street Food

Saturday, September 10, 2016 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Susan Hearn

Nothing pairs better with Mexican food than ice cold
beer! In this hands-on class, Susan returns to lead us on
an exploration of the delicious world of Latin street food.
Each dish will be paired with a different beer.

Menu: Maiz Tostado; ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: A Fall Dinner That Embraces North Carolina History

Sunday, September 11, 2016 at 2:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Lucindy Willis

Chef Lucindy brings to her classes a love of teaching
and a passion for food and gardening. For this class she
has created a menu that will not only taste wonderful
but also help have a better appreciation for North
Carolina history. ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Basics Of Baking II

Monday, September 12, 2016 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Gwen Cummings Maller

When baking, do you ever wonder when to use pastry
flour and when to use all-purpose flour? When should
ingredients be creamed? Promising to de-mystify
baking at a basic level, Gwen will discuss ingredients,
tools and techniques and demonstrate three ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: End Of Summer Bounty

Wednesday, September 14, 2016 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Caroline Bretherton

Caroline dedicated herself to her passion for food and
founded a catering company in London in 1995. Her
fresh, light and stylish cooking soon developed a loyal
following. Caroline then began to develop a career in
print and her first cookbook ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Bread

Thursday, September 15, 2016 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Peter Reinhart

Widely acknowledged as one of the world’s leading
authorities on bread, Peter Reinhart is the author
of six books on bread baking. This year marks the
15th anniversary of the release of The Bread Baker’s
Apprentice, the 2002 James Beard and IACP ... more details

Register$50.00

Class: Scones

Saturday, September 17, 2016 at 11:00am

Demonstration

Chef: Amanda Fisher

Three scone recipes with a common heritage are the
centerpiece of this class with England native Amanda
Fisher. Learn the basic method for each and transform
them into new and versatile dishes!

Menu: English Scones; Cheese and Chutney Party Scones;
American Scones; Bourbon ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Appetizers Designed To Inspire!

Saturday, September 17, 2016 at 5:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Timothy O'Lenic

Leave the cocktail weenies at the grocery store! In this
class, Timothy will share creative recipes for appetizers
that are sure to impress guests. Why do the same old
thing again? Come learn how easy it is to prepare predinner
bites that ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Basic Knife Skills

Sunday, September 18, 2016 at 12:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Brian Adornetto

Proper knife skills can make all the difference when
cooking. Join Brian, a personal chef, food writer and
graduate of the Institute of Culinary Education
in Manhattan, to learn basic cutting and chopping
techniques, how to hold a knife properly and ... more details

Register$50.00

Class: Basic Knife Skills

Sunday, September 18, 2016 at 3:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Brian Adornetto

Proper knife skills can make all the difference when
cooking. Join Brian, a personal chef, food writer and
graduate of the Institute of Culinary Education
in Manhattan, to learn basic cutting and chopping
techniques, how to hold a knife properly and ... more details

Register$50.00

Class: Basic Bread With Phoebe

Monday, September 19, 2016 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Phoebe Lawless

Learn to bake bread with Phoebe Lawless, celebrated
chef and owner of Durham’s Scratch bakery. In
this introductory class, you will learn basic bread
fundamentals including what types of flours produce
each type of bread, kneading, the importance of
temperature, proofing ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Pizza And Wine!

Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Caitlin Burke and Elizabeth Cooper

In this class, we celebrate a perfect pair: pizza and wine!
Come let Caitlin teach you some creative new recipes
for pizza (including a dessert version) while our expert
wine merchant Liz shares some of her selections that
match ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Taste of the Triangle: Charlie Deal of Jujube

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Charlie Deal

As he’s proved with his popular restaurants, including
Dos Perros and Juju in Durham, Charlie Deal is on the
forefront of the local culinary scene. In this class he will
lead you though a menu featuring the tastes of Jujube,
his Chapel ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Spanish Tapas

Thursday, September 22, 2016 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Sheri Castle

Get your tapas on with Sheri! Tapas, a popular tradition
in Spain, is the easiest style of small dish to prepare for
a small dinner party or even an appetizer get-together.
Also, the holidays will be here before you know it so
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Register$50.00

Class: Shop The Market

Saturday, September 24, 2016 at 11:00am

Hands On

Chef: Caitlin Burke

The summer is ending but there are still plenty of
delicious finds at the farmers’ market. Join Cooking
School instructor Caitlin and learn how to create a
sumptuous meal from foods purchased at our local
market. The class will walk to ... more details

Register$45.00

Cookbook Signing with Fanny Slater

Saturday, September 24, 2016 at 12:00pm
Join cookbook author Fanny Slater for a cookbook signing of Orange, Lavender and Figs Saturday, September 24th from 12-2 p.m. From the winner of The Rachael Ray Show’s Great American Cookbook Competition, a compilation of sophisticated yet approachable recipes along with the heartwarming—and often humorous—tales that inspired them. Fanny Slater has been ... more details
Free Event

Class: Orange, Lavender And Figs

Saturday, September 24, 2016 at 4:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Fanny Slater

Wilmington’s Fanny Slater beat out nearly 1,000 other
hopefuls from across the country who entered Rachael
Ray’s Great American Cookbook Competition. After
four rounds of competition on Rachael’s daytime
television show, Fanny won the grand prize of a
publishing contract under Rachael ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Oktoberfest

Sunday, September 25, 2016 at 4:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Kim Calaway

There is a slight chill in the air and it’s time for the
“Oompah” music to start playing. Grab your beer stein
and dancing partner, it’s time for the chicken song! In
this hands-on class, Cooking School Manager Kim, who
grew ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Barbecue: A Savor the South Cookbook

Monday, September 26, 2016 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: John Shelton Reed

In his new book from UNC Press, barbecue expert and
former UNC professor John Shelton Reed tells the story
of this Southern culinary tradition. He joins us to share
some his favorite dishes in a menu that will have you
planning ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Global Small Plates

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at 5:00pm

Hands On

Chef: Amanda Cushman

Travel around the world with Chef Amanda without
leaving the comfort of the Cooking School! In this
hands-on class you will prepare and sample recipes
with international flavors.

Menu: Zucchini and Feta Fritters with Lime Sauce; Lamb
Meatballs with Zucchini Tzatziki; Ahi ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Mom's Night Out

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Gwen Cummings Maller

Calling all moms! Chef Gwen is a busy mother of two
girls so she knows a thing or two about needing a night
out. In this class, you will learn her tips about getting
dinner on the table while also enjoying ... more details

Register$45.00

Class: Cooking With Bourbon

Thursday, September 29, 2016 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Kim Calaway

Bourbon is great in a cocktail, but why stop there?
Enjoy its smooth flavor by adding it to your cooking,
too! Cooking School Manager Kim will share some
tasty recipes that make the most of this versatile spirit.

Menu: Bourbon Spiced Cider; Chicken ... more details

Register$45.00

Cookbook Signing: John Shelton Reed

Saturday, October 1, 2016
Join John Shelton Reed for a cookbook signing of Barbecue Saturday, October 1st from 12-2 p.m. John Shelton Reed's Barbecue celebrates a southern culinary tradition forged in coals and smoke. Since colonial times southerners have held barbecues to mark homecomings, reunions, and political campaigns; today barbecue signifies celebration as much as ... more details
Free Event

Class: Black Twig Cider House

Wednesday, October 5, 2016 at 6:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: Mattie Beason & John Eisensmith

Matti Beason, one of just eight cider instructors for the
US Association of Cider Makers, and John Eisensmith
are co-owners of Durham’s Mattie B’s Public House
and the former Six Plates, which has reopened as Black
Twig Cider House. ... more details

Register$50.00

Class: L.A.'s Legendary Restaurants

Saturday, October 8, 2016 at 5:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: George Geary

3 years in the making! This book is more then a
cookbook but a historical reference of Hollywood in the
Golden Age to the current times. Stories of stars and
starlets to the dishes that made restaurants famous.
In this class we ... more details

Register$50.00

Class: Fall American Pies

Sunday, October 9, 2016 at 2:00pm

Demonstration

Chef: George Geary

Learning how to make the best pies is easy with this
class. After the course you will be skilled at making a
variety of fall pies worthy of any holiday celebration.
From the flakiest crusts to the richest fillings. Learn
George’s secret ... more details

Register$50.00