SALUD! COOKING SCHOOL IN CHARLOTTE

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Whether you’re new to the kitchen, want to sharpen your culinary skills or just want to have a fun night out with your spouse or friends, we have the cooking class for you at our Salud! Cooking School. Join us for demonstration, hands-on cooking, and wine classes, led by our own in-store instructors as well as some of the area's most exciting chefs, artisans and authors. Our instructional kitchen offers affordable, recreational culinary education for all ages.

We are located on the 3rd floor of Whole Foods Market Charlotte, 6610 Fairview Rd. Charlotte, NC.

 

 


Class Information

All classes include recipes or a class lecture packet, servings of each recipe prepared (to be consumed in class - no doggie bags!) and up to two glasses of wine or beer. Seating and enrollment are on a first-come, first-served basis. If a class is sold out, please send us an email at sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com to be placed on our waiting list. With some exceptions, registration closes 48 hours prior to class. Payment is made at the time of registration.

  • Hands-On Classes
    Be prepared to cook! Please remember to wear flat, closed-toe shoes, long pants, and comfortable clothing. Long hair must be tied back. Aprons and towels will be provided for your use in class. Students are divided into groups at the discretion of the instructor. Toward the end of class, you will be seated to enjoy your meal along with wine. Classes are limited to 12 students ages 18 and older unless noted otherwise; students ages 12 and older may attend with a registered parent or guardian.
     
  • Demonstration Classes
    Relax and watch us do the work! You will be seated throughout the class and encouraged to ask lots of questions. Tastings of each recipe are served typically as they are prepared (to be consumed in class - no doggie bags!). Classes include up to two glasses of wine or beer. Classes are for students ages 18 and older unless noted otherwise; students under age 18 may attend with a registered parent or guardian.
  • ALLERGENS
    While Salud! is not an allergen-free facility, we will do our best to make menu substitutions for you if you have an allergy (not all dishes may be able to be altered). Please alert us at least 48 hours in advance via e-mail: sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com
  • FOOD RESTRICTIONS
    If you have certain dietary needs, please e-mail us before registering for a class so we can give you advice on which class will best suit your needs. sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com (Not all classes or dishes will be able to be altered)
  • Kids and Teens Classes
    Kids and teens should wear flat, closed-toe shoes and comfortable clothing. Long hair must be tied back. Students are divided into groups at the discretion of the instructor. Students are seated at the end of class to enjoy the meal they have prepared. Classes are limited to 12 students unless noted otherwise.
     
  • Wine and Cheese Classes
    You will be seated throughout the class and encouraged to ask lots of questions as you taste each wine or cheese.

Arrival

We recommend arriving 15 minutes prior to the start of class. And come HUNGRY, you will be served a lot of food to be consumed in class - no doggie bags.

Cancellation Policy

48 hours notice: Full refund or credit toward a future class

24 hours notice: Credit toward a future class

No show (no call or e-mail prior to the class): No refund or credit toward a future class will be given

***Although we make every effort to avoid changes to our class schedule, Salud! reserves the right to cancel any class due to low registration, make menu changes or substitute instructors in case of an emergency.

PRIVATE EVENTS

Need a place to have your next corporate event, shower or birthday party? We offer custom-designed demonstration or hands-on classes. Please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com for a list of sample events and pricing. We book private events on available Sundays and Mondays, and during the day Tuesday through Saturday. (We are not able to book private events when there is already a class scheduled. Please check the list below.)

Pricing for Private Events: (prices are per person and depend on the menu selected and include, the food, instruction, and most beverages - including wine or beer)

Hands-on classes start at $75 per person (maximum of 12 people)

Demonstration classes available upon request (maximum of 18 people)

Kids parties (ages 7+) start at $375 for up to 12 children  

GIFT CERTIFICATES

Give the gift of cooking! For the cooks in your life there's no better gift than gift certificates to Salud. In denominations of $30, $40, $45, $60 and $120, gift certificates are available for purchase by calling 980.213.2096 or visiting the customer service desk.

WANT TO VOLUNTEER?

Sign up for a free volunteer orientation or visit our volunteer website and fill out a registration form.

WANT TO SEE PICTURES?

Visit Instagram to see pictures of classes. Handle: WFMCharlotte Hashtag: #saludcharlotte

2016 SALUD! JUNIOR SUMMER CAMP

Does your child love cooking? Sign them up for the 2016 Salud! Junior Summer Camp. Each week long camp will expose your child to many different cooking techniques and cuisines. We'll cover knife skills, baking, sautéing, frying and even pasta and sushi making. Every day the students will be taught by one of our wonderful chefs and at the end of class they will sit down to a delicious, nutritious lunch of the foods they created in class. Each day begins at 10am and ends at 1pm. On Friday, the child may invite ONE guest to join us for lunch at 1:00pm and taste the fruits of their labor. Each week of Summer Camp has a MAXIMUM numer of 12 students. For safety reasons, no exceptions can be made to the number of students, so sign up early! ALL CANCELLATIONS MUST BE MADE TWO WEEKS PRIOR TO THE START OF THE CAMP TO RECEIVE A REFUND.

June 20 through June 24    AGES 7 - 9 years old $260 - SOLD OUT!

June 27 through July 1       AGES 10 - 12 years old $260 - SOLD OUT!

July 11 through July 15       AGES 13 and up $260 - SOLD OUT!

July 18 through July 22       AGES 10 - 12 years old $260 - SOLD OUT!

Participants must wear long pants, closed-toe shoes, and long hair must be pulled back.

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UPCOMING CLASSES:

Please note that this website is not updated in real time. Other classes may be sold out without being marked as such.

 

BUILD YOUR SKILLS: FOUR-CLASS COOKING COURSE - SOLD OUT!

Monday, June 6, 2016 

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM 

HANDS-ON $200 for 4 classes 

6/6, 6/27, 7/25, & 8/8

Can’t swing culinary school, but want to learn more than the basics? Let Salud walk you through the skills and knowledge needed to go from home cook to budding chef. Each week will teach you something new while utilizing the skills you’ve been practicing at home. This is a progressive course, so please make sure you’ll be able to attend all four weeks. 

Dates are as follows: 

6/6/16  Knife Skills, Stocks, and Basic Vegetable Cookery

6/27/16: Sauces; Meat Cookery; and Fish Cookery

7/25/16: Starches, Salads, and Hors d’Oeuvres

8/8/16: Breakfast Preparation; Baking Basics

REGISTER NOW

  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

THIS SECTION IS NOT UPDATED IN REAL TIME

SOME CLASSES MAY BE SOLD OUT WITHOUT BEING MARKED AS SUCH

 

JUNE








 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

THE GREAT BRITISH BAKING CLASS

Saturday, June 25

10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

HANDS-ON $60

Dream of crossing the pond and donning an apron in the baking tent? Don’t hop on a plane to make the baked goods of the British Isles, you can simply hop on down to Salud! We’ll show you how to make the scrumptious treats that are sure to make you star baker.

MENU: Mini Victoria Sponge Cakes with Homemade Jam and Crème Pat; Tart au Citron; Tea Time Scones, French Macarons

 

REGISTER NOW

  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

DATE NIGHT: AL FRESCO STEAKHOUSE (1 registration per couple) - SOLD OUT!

Saturday, June 25

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON $120

You don’t have to be stuck inside to enjoy a fancy steak dinner during the summer. Bring the experience outside while you learn all the tricks of the trade that the steakhouses use to create your elegant dinner in the comfort of your own home. 

MENU: Grilled Shrimp Cocktail; Grilled Caesar Salad; Grilled Asparagus with Lemon Bearnaise; Loaded Baked Potato Salad; Florentine Steaks; Grilled Fruit with Cheesecake Cream. 

 

REGISTER NOW

  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 


 

THE ART OF BBQ - STILL SEATS LEFT!

Wednesday, June 29

6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

DEMO $55

From Tennessee to Texas, from Missouri to North Carolina, each region has its own unique barbeque specialty. Many lay claim to being “the best.” Join us for a virtual journey into the world of Southern barbeque. We’ll explore, prepare and taste barbecue sauces, flavorful dry rubs; and discuss the process of smoking— everything from meats to mozzarella. After this class, you’ll be ready to enter any barbecue competition! 

MENU: Memphis-style dry rubbed Ribs; Kansas City Chicken with a Sweet and Spicy Sauce; North Carolina Pulled Pork with a Tangy Vinegar Sauce; and Texas-style Brisket.

 

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)

 

EASY ENTERTAINING: ALL-STAR SIDES

Thursday, June 30

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON $60

Everyone knows the sides are really the star of the dinner show. In this class, we'll show you some new and exciting recipes to make your summer parties into showstoppers.

MENU: Garden Giardiniera; Grilled Corn with Spicy Blueberry Butter; Lemon Dill Potato Salad; Grilled Shrimp; Asian Slaw; Ice Box Pie

 

REGISTER NOW

  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

JULY

FRIDAY WITH FRIENDS: STAY-CATION

Friday, July 1

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON $60

Can’t coordinate schedules to take a trip? Grab your friends, hop in the car, put the top down and head for the Salud! instead. We’ll make you feel like you’re at the beach with some coastal favorites that will make you want to stay home all summer.

MENU: Warm Crab Dip; Tropical Salad with Citrus Vinaigrette; Coconut Shrimp; Confetti Rice and Key Lime Parfaits.

 

REGISTER NOW

  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

LIGHTEN UP THE GRILL

Saturday, July 2

10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

HANDS-ON $60

Grilling can be an easy and healthy method of cooking. Using very little oil, grilling imparts food with wonderful flavors and textures. These recipes will keep you grilling for years to come.

MENU: Grilled Onion Yogurt Dip; Grilled Romaine Wedge;  Grilled Potato Salad; Grilled Chicken Burger In Lettuce Wraps; and Grilled Strawberry Pavlova.

 

REGISTER NOW

  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

DATE NIGHT: FIREWORKS (1 registration per couple)

Saturday, July 2

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON $120

Set your heart aflame with an explosion of flavors. You and your date will create some yummy dishes that are sure to make your taste buds pop!

MENU: Smoky Grilled Chicken Wings with Grilled Onion Ranch; Grilled Corn and Bacon Salad; Cherry Bomb Tomatoes; Exploding Burgers; Cherries Jubilee; and Summertime Sparklers.

 

REGISTER NOW

  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

WORLD CUISINE: SOUTH OF FRANCE

Tuesday, July 5

6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

DEMO $45

Want to get whisked away to the south of France? We can’t give you plane tickets, but we can bring the experience of the Riviera to your backyard. Don your beret and join us in the kitchen to make dishes so good, you’ll say, “Ooh, la la!”

MENU: Tomate Soupe au Pistou, Pan Bagnat, French Potato Salad; Ratatouille, Tarte au Citron

 

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)

 

GLUTEN-FREE SUMMER

Wednesday, July 6

6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

DEMO $45

Whether you’re avoiding gluten for health reasons or you are not able to eat it, this class will show you how to use wheat alternatives as we make some delicious dishes. From appetizers to desserts, Salud will make gluten-free the new gourmet!

(The Salud! kitchen is not allergen free. This class is not intended for those with severe gluten allergies.)

MENU: Lemony Apple Canapes; Black Bean Pasta Salad; Fish Tacos; Grilled Zucchini Ribbons; Sweet Biscuits with Peaches & Cream

 

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)

 

THEME THURSDAY: SEINFELD

Thursday, July 7

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON $60

What’s the deal with cooking classes? Don your puffy shirt and join us for an evening inspired by Jerry, George, Elaine, and Kramer. We’ll make all the classic dishes that still make us laugh years after the show ended.

MENU: No Soup for You Mulligatawny Soup; The Big Salad; Top of the Corn Muffin; Kenny Rogers Chicken; Cinnamon Babka with Bosco Sauce

 

REGISTER NOW

  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

GIRLS' NIGHT OUT: G.R.I.T.S.

Friday, July 8

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON $60

Did you grow up in the South but can’t cook like your grandmaw? This class will teach you how to master the southern classics and give them a modern spin. Now you'll be the one that the next generation will look up to!

MENU: Goat Cheese Crostini with Pickled Pepper Relish; Buttery Biscuits; Perfect Fried Chicken; Balsamic Sautéed Kale; and Hummingbird Cupcakes.

 

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

SATURDAY SPOT OF TEA

Saturday, July 9

10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

HANDS-ON $60

The custom of afternoon tea is still alive at Salud. Small, flavorful sandwiches, bite-sized confections, and tea will all the accoutrements are featured in this fun and festive class.

MENU: Chilled Cucumber Soup; Curried Egg Sandwiches; Welsh Rarebit; Ginger Buttermilk Scones with Orange Curd and Cinnamon Butter; Victoria Sandwich with Homemade Strawberry Jam.

REGISTER NOW

  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

DINNER & A MOVIE: RATATOUILLE

Saturday, July 9

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON $60

While no rats will be involved in the preparation of this meal, the spirit of Remy’s love for food will abound. We will make classical French dishes that would inspire even the snootiest of food critics. After you take this class, you might just want to open a French Bistro with roller skating waiters! 

MENU: Linguini's Special Soup; Collette’s Coq au Vin; Remy's Ratatouille; Ego’s Pommes de Terre; and Gousteau’s Gateaux avec Ganache.

 

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

ACROSS AMERICA: SIZZLIN’ SOUTH BEACH

Tuesday, July 12

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON $60

Join the chefs at Salud! for the hottest food from the steamy location of South Beach. This spicy and sassy cuisine will be sure to bring the feel of the Miami coast to your front door.

MENU: Ceviche; Corn, Tomato, and Avocado Salad; Aaroz Azafran (Saffron Rice); Medianoche (Midnight Cuban Sandwich); Key Lime Tart

REGISTER NOW

  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

BASIC BUTCHERY

Wednesday, July 13

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON $65

Ever look at a whole chicken and think, “Where do I start?” Let us break down the basic skills of butchery for you. We’ll break down and entire chicken, fillet a fish, and prepare different dishes with our cuts. You’ll save money, get fresher meat cuts, and be able to use your scraps to make delicious stock.

MENU: Chicken Wings; Sauteed Fish Fillet with Beurre Blanc; Stuffed Chicken Leg; and Stir-Fried Chicken and Vegetables

 

REGISTER NOW

  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

HOMEMADE PASTA & SAUCES: SUMMER EDITION

Thursday, July 14

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON $60

We often think of pasta as warm and comforting dishes, perfect for a cold winter’s day. In this class, we’re going to explore the lighter side of pasta. We’ll explore different types of pasta, make some pasta dough from scratch and cut it into fettuccini and ravioli. After making some fresh homemade sauces, and a light filling for the ravioli, you’ll be all set to enjoy the delicious dishes we prepare.  

MENU: Pasta all’Uovo; Ricotta Gnocchi with Fresh Pesto Sauce; Grilled Marinara Sauce with Herb and Mascarpone Filled Ravioli, Linguini with Carbonara and Peas; and Zabaglione with Fresh Berries. 

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

PAIRING FOOD & WINE: SUMMER PRODUCE PAIRINGS

Friday, July 15

6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

DEMO $40

Four special wines will be tasted and each will be paired with a dish of the chef's choosing. Food and wine will compliment each other in an informative and enjoyable evening orchestrated by our wine department and Salud! chefs.

 

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)

 

HOMEMADE CHEESES, CHUTNEYS & CRACKERS

Saturday, July 16

10:00 AM – 1:30 PM

HANDS-ON $60

Ever wonder how cheese is made? Wonder no more. During this class, you’ll learn the ancient art of cheese making and make some wonderful accompaniments to enjoy with the fruits of your labor.

MENU: Mascarpone, Queso Blanco, Hand Pulled Mozzarella; Cherry Chutney; Spicy Strawberry Salsa; Hot Pepper Jelly; and Assorted Flat Bread Crackers.

 

REGISTER NOW

  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

DATE NIGHT: BIG ON PIG (1 registration per couple)

Saturday, July 16

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON $120

More than just bacon, pork is a very versatile meat that can make your dinner sing with flavor. Join your sweetie at Salud to make a meal full of this flavorful meat sure to give you plenty of ideas to take home and impress your friends.

MENU: Pulled Pork & Potato Cakes with Chive Crème Fraiche; Pancetta Roasted Sweet Potatoes; Prosciutto-Wrapped Asparagus; Pork Burgers with Tropical Slaw; Bacon S’mores Pie with Maple Meringue

 

REGISTER NOW

  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

SLICED! LIVE COOKING COMPETITION

Monday, July18

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

DEMO $60

Do you love the thrill of competition? Are you hooked on watching every TV reality show that pits chef against chef? Salud! Sliced is a live cooking competition between two Charlotte-area chefs where each chef will have to create an appetizer, entrée, and dessert each using a mystery basket of ingredients. All ingredients in the basket must be used, and the audience will judge based on taste, plating, and creativity. At the end of the competition, votes will be tallied and one chef will be crowned the Sliced champion. Salud! chefs will commentate during the competition to highlight techniques being used and give sneak peeks at what the chefs might be concocting. You never know what’s in that mystery basket, so the possibilities are as endless as the chefs’ creativity! Book early as this event has proven to be quite popular!

 

COMPETITORS Clark Barlowe of Heirloom vs. Tim Grandinetti of Spring House Restaurant, Kitchen & Bar

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)

 

FAMILY FUN: AT THE PIZZERIA (1 registration for 1 parent and 1 child ages 8+)

Tuesday, July 19

6:00 PM – 8:30 PM

HANDS-ON $60

True love of food begins at home. Learn how to prepare dishes with your kids to give them an appreciation of the steps involved in making a great dinner. Great family bonds are forged in the kitchen.

MENU: Garlic Knots; Pizzeria Salad; Make Your Own Pizzas and Chocolate Cupcakes with Mascarpone Icing

 

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

 

SUSHI WORKSHOP

Wednesday, July 20

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON $60

Taking the family to a sushi restaurant can get quite expensive. After this class, you'll be able to create your own stunning sushi dishes in your own home. We'll make sushi rice, a variety of rolls and side dishes, and wash it all down with a glass of sake!

MENU: Japanese Dumplings; Vegetable Spring Rolls; Assorted Sushi Rolls; Nigiri; and Fortune Cookies.

 

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

BE SHELLFISH

Thursday, July 21

6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

DEMO $50

Summer is the perfect time to be shellfish, or at least eat it! We’ll make some knock out recipes using the sea’s bounty. We’re here to answer all of your shellfish questions; from where to buy to how to clean it.

MENU: Mini Crab Cakes with Remoulade; Cast Iron Scallops; Coconut Curry Mussels and Tequila Lime Grilled Shrimp.

 

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

DATE NIGHT: 50 SHADES OF GRAPES (1 registration per couple)

Friday, July 22

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON $120

Spice up your date night with some dishes inspired by the book, Fifty Shades of Grey. Don’t worry, the only thing that will be tied up is the chicken! In addition to learning how to make a fabulous meal using grapes as the inspiration, this class is sure to spark some lively conversation!

MENU: Christian’s Grilled Grape Crostini; Steele’s Seductive Salad with Port Wine Vinaigrette; Stuffed & Tied Chicken a la Vendemmia; Safe Sautéed Spinach with Sultana Raisins;  Sultry Smashed Potatoes;  Macerated Berries with Pound Cake and Hand-Whipped Cream.

 

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

BAKING BASICS: SUMMERTIME SWEETS

Saturday, July 23

10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

HANDS-ON $60

Summer is a great time for frozen treats, desserts with fresh fruit; and light refreshing sweets. This class will show you how to make desserts to heat up your dinner without heating up your kitchen!

 

MENU: Goat Cheese Panna Cotta with Fresh Berries; Peaches & Crème Brulee; Passion Fruit Bavarian; Grapefruit Sorbet; Coconut Mousse with Tropical Fruit

 

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

 

SATURDAY NIGHT SOIREE: SIZZLIN' SMALL PLATES

Saturday, July 23

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON $60

Small plates are great for sharing and getting to know new friends. In this class, we'll try some tiny tastes from every corner of the globe as we mingle and learn new skills.

MENU: Saganaki Bites (Sautéed Greek Cheese with Olive Tapenade); Dim Sum Dumplings (China); Croquettes with Serrano Ham and Manchego (Spain); Italian Antipasti Skewers (Italy); Rice Paper Roll (Vietnam); and FruitTarts.

 

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

EASY ENTERTAINING: OUTDOOR DINING

Tuesday, July 26

6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

DEMO $45

Creating an outdoor dining experience can be tricky. Let the Salud! chefs show you how to take all of the guesswork out of your next get-together and create dishes sure to satisfy and delight.

MENU: Shrimp and Avocado Gazpacho To Go; Mango Tango Salad; Pesto Peas; Mediterranean Steak Handwiches; and Strawberry Stuffed Cakes with Mascarpone Icing.

 

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)

 

VEGAN SUMMER SOIREE

Wednesday, July 27

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON $60

 

Feel like all you can eat at a party is crudité? This menu will show you how to put on a party that adheres to your lifestyle, but will appeal to the masses. Your summer soiree will be the talk of the town.

MENU: Fresh Corn Salad with Triple Citrus Jalapeno Vinaigrette; Smoky Eggplant Stacks; Potato Salad with Chickpea Mayo; Grilled Pizza with Macadamia Ricotta; Brownie S’more Sundaes with Peanut Butter Sauce

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

CHEFS' SECRETS: CHARLOTTE SECRETS

Thursday, July 28

6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

DEMO $45

We've begged, cajoled and blackmailed local chefs out of some of their highly guarded recipes. In this class we'll pass them on to you, as long as you promise not to share.

MENU: TBA

 

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

SINGLE MINGLE: BOY MEETS GRILL

Friday, July 29

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON $60

Whether you’re looking to meet that special someone or just to mingle with new friends, the grill is the perfect spark! In this class we'll use our grills in unexpected ways to create some different, even exotic dishes that go way beyond barbecue.

MENU: Grilled Baba Ghanouj with Charred Flatbread; Mini Potatoes with Grilled Lemon Vinaigrette; Grilled Glazed Carrots; BBQ Smoked Salmon; Cast Iron Brownies

 

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

KNIFE SKILLS

Saturday, July 30

10:00 AM – 1:30 PM

HANDS-ON $60

MENU: Jump-start your cooking skills in this class where we will teach you how to care for your knives and use them skillfully, safely, and efficiently. You will learn many classical knife cuts, their dimensions and their uses. Afterwards, you'll sit down and enjoy the meal that you prepared with your beautifully cut ingredients. Students are requested to bring a chef's knife to class, but house knives will be available for use as well.

MENU: Salad with Dijon Vinaigrette, Tomato Soup, Sautéed Chicken with Lemon Cream Sauce, Roasted Vegetables, Roasted Potatoes, and Vol au Vents with Fruit Compote.

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

DATE NIGHT: NIGHT IN NAPA (1 registration per couple)

Saturday, July 30

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON $120

What is Napa Valley cuisine? It's fresh, it's artistic, and it's often a blend of cultures. Most produce is locally grown, if not in the Napa Valley, then in the surrounding areas of Northern California. It's also frequently organic and often grown right behind the local restaurants. We can’t always cook like that on the East Coast, but we can revel in the simple and carefree cuisine of America’s wine country. 

MENU: Prosciutto Wrapped Melon; Crab Tacos with Mango Avocado Salsa; Whipped Cauliflower; Shaved Brussels Sprouts Salad; Chicken a la Vendemmia (Chicken with Red Grapes); and Lemon Mousse Parfait with Summer Berries

 

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

AUGUST

WORLD CUISINE: JAMAICAN’ ME HUNGRY

Tuesday, August 2

6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

DEMO $45

You don't have to fly to the Caribbean to feel like you're on vacation, just come to Salud! We'll make a taste of the tropics right here in Charlotte.

MENU: Jamaican Patty; Callaloo; Fried Plantains; Jerk Chicken; Banana Rum Custard Tarts

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)

 

PLATE-UP PALEO

Wednesday, August 3

6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

DEMO $45

Thinking about giving the Paleo diet a try or are you just in need of some fresh Paleo ideas? In this class, Kris Reid of ModPaleo will show you how to eat clean at breakfast, lunch and dinner. Food is life and the power it contains isn’t just encapsulated in calories. The closer we are to the source and the cleaner the food is, the healthier we are.

MENU: TBA

 

 

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)

 

PASTA 2.0

Thursday, August 4

5:30 PM – 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON $60

Tired of your everyday pasta? We'll take pasta to another level in this advanced class. We'll make some homemade dough and sauces that are sure to keep you out of the pasta rut.

MENU: Spinach Pasta with Fresh-ground Meatballs and Cherry Tomato Sauce; Herbed Goat Cheese Tortellini with Grilled Lemon Butter Sauce; Potato Gnocchi with Parsley Pesto; and Homemade Cannoli.

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

FRIDAY WITH FRIENDS: BBQ FROM SCRATCH

Friday, August 5

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON $60

Don’t just pick up some burgers and buns from the store, learn how to make all elements of your next BBQ yourself. From buns to sausage, this class will give you the tools to bring your outdoor entertaining to new heights!

MENU: Pimento Cheese; Homemade Rolls; Bratwurst; Cole Slaw with Homemade Mayo; Sweet Biscuits with Grilled Fruit and Vanilla Bean Whipped Cream

 

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

FRENCH PATISSERIE

Saturday, August 6

10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

HANDS-ON $60

Take a trip to a French bakery without leaving the city. In this class, you’ll learn how to create bakery-quality confections sure to bring joie de vivre to your next party.

MENU: Chocolate Éclairs; Madeleines; Charlotte Rousse; Macarons

 

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

 

DINNER & A MOVIE: CHEF

Saturday, August 6

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON $60

Hollywood’s newest “foodie” movie is packed with some great menu items. You don’t have to start your own food truck to enjoy these movie inspired plates. 

MENU: Carl's Got His Mojo Back Cubanitos; El Jefe’s Skirt Steak with Martin's Salsa Verde; Yucca Fries with Banana Dipping Sauce; Molly's Zucchini Aglio Olio; and Percy’s First Time Beignets.

 

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

ACROSS AMERICA: GULF COAST CUISINE

Tuesday, August 9

6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

DEMO $45

Known for an abundance of seafood, the Gulf Coast is a vibrant culinary destination. Come to Salud and learn Creole and Cajun techniques to whisk you away to the Big Easy.

MENU: Creole Grilled Shrimp Rolls; Grilled Okra; Snapper with Spicy Crab & Andouille; Red Beans & Rice; and Café au Lait Crème Brulee

 

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)

 

SUSHI WORKSHOP

Wednesday, August 10

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON $60

Taking the family to a sushi restaurant can get quite expensive. After this class, you'll be able to create your own stunning sushi dishes in your own home. We'll make sushi rice, a variety of rolls and side dishes, and wash it all down with a glass of sake!

MENU: Japanese Dumplings; Vegetable Spring Rolls; Assorted Sushi Rolls; Nigiri; and Fortune Cookies.

 

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

COOKING FOR TEENS (ages 13+)

Thursday, August 11

10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

HANDS-ON $40

It’s never too early to start teaching your kids how to cook for themselves. It’s a valuable lesson that they will use throughout their lives. We’ll show them some basic cooking techniques; from soups to sautéing to baking. Your kids will never go hungry after taking this class. 

MENU: Tomato Basil Soup; Sautéed Vegetable Medley, Rice Pilaf; Chicken Parmesan and Chocolate Chip Cake.

 

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

THEME THURSDAY: PORTLANDIA

Thursday, August 11

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON $60

 

The dream of the 90’s is alive at Salud! Come to the kitchen where we know the names of our chickens and everything has a bird on it. We’ll make dishes inspired by the popular show sure to make Fred and Carrie proud!

MENU: Marionberry Corncakes; It's Beets...We Can Pickle That; Roasted Colin the Chicken with Portland Panzanella; Nina's Birthday Cake with Cacao Bark

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

GIRLS' NIGHT OUT: GIRL MEETS GRILL

Friday, August 12

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON $60

Who says only guys can grill? We’ll give you the confidence to “woman” the grill at your next BBQ. Girls, grab your charcoal and your tongs as we make a fiery feast.

MENU: Grilled Shrimp Skewers with Cilantro Cream Sauce; Grilled Panzanella Salad; Marinated Vegetable Medley; Grilled Skirt Steak; and Grilled Pineapple Pound cake.

 

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

ADVANCED COOKING TECHNIQUES

Saturday, August 13

10:00 AM – 1:30 PM

HANDS-ON $60                 

 

Have you mastered the basics and are ready to take your cooking to the next level? In this class, you’ll learn advanced knife cuts, sauce techniques, and even a dessert that stumps the best. We're stepping up our culinary game to make these superstar recipes.

MENU: Hand-made Mayonnaise; Honeyed Carrot Lozenges; Tourneed Potatoes; Stuffed and Tied Chicken Leg with Sauce Marchand de Vin; and Macarons.

 

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

DATE NIGHT: LIGHT MY FIRE (1 registration per couple)

Saturday, August 13

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON $120

Grab your "match" and kindle your flame in this romantic dinner on the grill. We're grilling everything from appetizer to dessert. It will surely set your heart aflame.

MENU: Grilled Bruschetta Melanzane; Grilled Mexican Street Corn; Chipotle Grilled Sweet Potatoes; Beef Kabobs with Romesco Sauce; Grilled Peach Cobbler

 

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

BRUNCH IT UP: SUNNY SIDE UP SUMMER (also Vegetarian)

Sunday, August 14

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

HANDS-ON $60

Don’t spend an hour waiting for a table at your favorite brunch joint, get right in at Salud! We’ll be making some summery brunch treats to rival any restaurant. You’ll be bragging to your friends that your new favorite brunch joint is your own kitchen.

MENU: Tomato  Basil Bisque with Herbed Goat Cheese Croutons; Eggs Florentine; Lemon Grilled Potatoes; Mini Blueberry Crumble Muffins; Profiteroles with Chocolate Sauce

 

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

JAPANESE STEAKHOUSE & SUSHI

Tuesday, August 16

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON $60

Teppanyaki cuisine is named for the large iron cooking surface on which steak, chicken and vegetables are sautéed. It’s delicious, healthy and usually very entertaining. We’ll also make some traditional rolls to give you the basics of sushi making.   

MENU: Salad with Ginger Miso Dressing; Hibachi Rice; Steak and Chicken Stir-fry with Veggies; Assorted Sushi Rolls; Homemade Fortune Cookies.

 

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

 

MOMMY'S LITTLE HELPER: CHOMPIN' WITH CHOPSTICKS (1 registration for 1 adult and 1 tot ages 3-5)

Wednesday, August 17

11:00 AM – 12:30 PM

HANDS-ON $30

At Salud!, we believe getting kids involved in cooking at an early age fosters a love of cooking throughout their lifetime. In this class, we'll learn some basic cooking skills to make your dinner dance! Nothing is more fun than cooking together.

MENU: Fun Fried Rice; Sweet and Sour Stir Fry; Fortune Cookie Sundaes

 

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

HOMEMADE PASTA & SAUCES: SUMMER EDITION

Wednesday, August 17

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON $60

We often think of pasta as warm and comforting dishes, perfect for a cold winter’s day. In this class, we’re going to explore the lighter side of pasta. We’ll explore different types of pasta, make some pasta dough from scratch and cut it into fettuccini and ravioli. After making some fresh homemade sauces, and a light filling for the ravioli, you’ll be all set to enjoy the delicious dishes we prepare.  

MENU: Pasta all’Uovo; Ricotta Gnocchi with Fresh Pesto Sauce; Grilled Marinara Sauce with Herb and Mascarpone Filled Ravioli, Linguini with Carbonara and Peas; and Zabaglione with Fresh Berries. 

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

BAKING BASICS: BREADS AROUND THE WORLD

Thursday, August 18

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON $60

Bread has been sustaining cultures around the world since the dawn of time. In this class, you’ll learn how to make breads from lands far and wide while learning the basics of yeast dough production.

MENU: Garlic Naan; Challah; Harsha (Moroccan Flatbread); Irish Soda Bread; French Baguette

 

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

DATE NIGHT: SHABBY CHIC SUMMER (1 registration per couple)

Friday, August 19

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON $120

Do you love mixing high brow and low brow foods? We certainly do. We’ll show you how to use swanky ingredients to add a little class to your favorite dishes. A little goes a long way, so you won’t have to break the bank to take your next event from downtown to uptown. 

MENU: Smoked Salmon-Stuffed Jalapeno Poppers; Pinot Noir Dressed Salad with Pomegranates & Pine Nuts; Grilled Asparagus with Saffron Hollandaise; Bleu Cheese Burgers with Truffle Fries; and Bananas Foster Puddin'.

 

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

SUMMER IN A JAR

Saturday, August 20

10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

HANDS-ON $60

Ever want to capture summer and put it in a jar? In this class we'll harvest our summer produce and preserve it for months to come.

MENU: Fire-Roasted Pepper Relish; Corn and Black Bean Salsa; Spicy Berry BBQ Sauce; Ginger Peach Dessert Filling

 

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

SATURDAY NIGHT SOIREE: SAY GOODBYE TO SUMMER

Saturday, August 20

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON $60

We hate to say it, but summer has to end sometime. But not before we give it a proper farewell. We’ll say goodbye in style with these simple summer suppers.

MENU: Stuffed Okra; Summer Vegetable Tian; Sweet Potato Souffle; Chicken with Plums; and Purple Fig Tart

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

SLICED! LIVE COOKING COMPETITION

Monday, August 22

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

DEMO $60

Do you love the thrill of competition? Are you hooked on watching every TV reality show that pits chef against chef? Salud! Sliced is a live cooking competition between two Charlotte-area chefs where each chef will have to create an appetizer, entrée, and dessert each using a mystery basket of ingredients. All ingredients in the basket must be used, and the audience will judge based on taste, plating, and creativity. At the end of the competition, votes will be tallied and one chef will be crowned the Sliced champion. Salud! chefs will commentate during the competition to highlight techniques being used and give sneak peeks at what the chefs might be concocting. You never know what’s in that mystery basket, so the possibilities are as endless as the chefs’ creativity! Book early as this event has proven to be quite popular!

 

COMPETITORS Terra Ciotta of The Art Institute vs. Adam Reed of Sante

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)

 

EASY ENTERTAINING: GRILL WITH FLAY-VOR

Tuesday, August 23

6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

DEMO $45

Want to learn how to cook like Bobby? Let the chefs at Salud! show you how to do that at home. We’ll take some of the best recipes and break them down for you. The best part is that you can ask questions!

MENU: Crunchy Avocado Salad; Grilled Zucchini with Lemon Herb Vinaigrette; Spice Rubbed Chicken Tacos with Grilled Poblanos, BBQ Onions & Coleslaw; Grilled Peaches with Cinnamon Sugar Butter

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)

 

KNIFE SKILLS

Wednesday, August 24

5:30 PM – 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON $60

MENU: Jump-start your cooking skills in this class where we will teach you how to care for your knives and use them skillfully, safely, and efficiently. You will learn many classical knife cuts, their dimensions and their uses. Afterwards, you'll sit down and enjoy the meal that you prepared with your beautifully cut ingredients. Students are requested to bring a chef's knife to class, but house knives will be available for use as well.

MENU: Salad with Dijon Vinaigrette, Tomato Soup, Sautéed Chicken with Lemon Cream Sauce, Roasted Vegetables, Roasted Potatoes, and Vol au Vents with Fruit Compote.

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

SALUD JR. WOK 'N ROLL (ages 8-12)

Thursday, August 25

11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

HANDS-ON $30

Learning how to cook at an early age will help you throughout your life. Realizing that cooking is fun is just an added bonus! In this class, we’ll show the kids how to make some menu items inspired by Asian cuisine. We’ll be wokin’ and rollin’ our way to delicious food.

MENU: Veggie Sushi Rolls; Stir-Fried Beef & Broccoli; Fried Rice; Dessert Won Tons

 

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

CHEFS' SECRETS: PIN-WORTHY DESSERT PLATES

Thursday, August 25

6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

DEMO $45

Looking to give your desserts a makeover? In this class, we’ll show you not only how to make delicious desserts, but how to make them look beautiful with plating techniques sure to impress your guests.

MENU: Sugar and Chocolate Décor; Crème Anglaise; Fruit Coulis; Caramel; Tuile

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)

 

PAIRING FOOD & WINE: SWIRL WITH SMOKE

Friday, August 26

6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

DEMO $40

Four special wines will be tasted and each will be paired with a dish of the chef's choosing. Food and wine will compliment each other in an informative and enjoyable evening orchestrated by our wine department and Salud! chefs.

 

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)

 

 

SALUD JR. END OF SUMMER BASH (ages 9-13)

Saturday, August 27

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

HANDS-ON $35

 

Let’s have one last party before school starts! We’ll make some awesome kid comfort foods before we have to go back to those terrible school lunches.

MENU: Mac & Cheese Bites; Bacon and Cheese Stuffed Burgers; and Homemade Banana Splits

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

DATE NIGHT: UNDER THE STARS (1 registration per couple)

Saturday, August 27

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON $120

 

Nothing is more romantic and relaxing than a delicious picnic under the stars on a warm summer evening. We’ll make a portable feast of tasty Southern dishes and enjoy them al fresco style on our Whole Foods Veranda with the wind blowing through our hair (weather permitting)

MENU: Anywhere Antipasti; Mason Jar Salad with Buttermilk Herb Dressing; Creamy Avocado Potato Salad; Southern Style Buttermilk Fried Chicken Tenders with Dipping Sauces; Homemade Jam & Nut Bars

 

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

HEALTHY HABITS: GET INSPIRALIZED

Tuesday, August 30

6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

DEMO $45

Heard of the new culinary trend of making noodles out of veggies? This trend is not only hip, it’s healthy!! We’ll show you how to make the most of your spiralizer and give your dinners a fun and fresh update.

MENU: Chorizo & Avocado Zucchini Frittata; Jicama Fries; Lemon Garlic Broccoli with Bacon; Fish en Papillote with Butternut Squash; Apple Pear Ricotta Parfaits with Pistachios

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)

 

SCHOOL OF FISH

Wednesday, August 31

6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

DEMO $50

In this informative class, we’ll show you how to roast creamy succulent fish that melts in your mouth.  We’ll learn how to make the ever-popular “fish in parchment paper,” and answer all of your fish questions. You’ll be making family-pleasing fish dishes in no time.  

MENU: Fish en Papillote; Mustard Roasted Fish with Roasted Potatoes; Cast Iron Seared Salmon with Lemon Butter Sauce; and Hush Puppies with Poppy Seed Butter.  

 

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)

 

 

FALL CLASSES WILL OPEN FOR REGISTRATION ON JUNE 15TH

 

SEPTEMBER

 

BUILD YOUR SKILLS: CULINARY COURSE

8/29/2016, 9/12/16, 9/26/16, 10/3/16         

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON

$200.00

Can’t swing culinary school, but want to learn more than the basics? Let Salud! walk you through the skills and knowledge needed to go from home cook to budding chef. Each week we'll teach you something new while utilizing the skills you’ve been practicing at home. This is a progressive course, so please make sure you’ll be able to attend all four weeks before registration.

 

Dates are as follows: 

8/29/16  Knife Skills, Stocks, and Basic Vegetable Cookery

9/12/16: Sauces; Meat Cookery; and Fish Cookery

9/26/16: Starches, Salads, and Hors d’Oeuvres

10/3/16: Breakfast Preparation; Baking Basics

 

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

ALREADY TAKEN BUILD YOUR SKILLS? TRY "BUILD MORE SKILLS" STARTING ON 10/24/16!

 

CHEFS' SECRETS: PANTRY TO PLATE

9/1/2016

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

DEMONSTRATION

$45.00

Need more meals that can be whipped up in a flash? We’ll show you how to use some pantry staples to create something fresh and delicious. 

MENU: “Souped” Up Soup; Lyonnaise Potatoes; Stuffed Acorn Squash; Salmon Cakes; and PB&J Bread Pudding.

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)  

 

GIRLS' NIGHT OUT: GIRLS GO GREEK

9/2/2016

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON

$60.00

Greece is known for its translucent waters and spectacular vistas, as well as its exquisite climate and cuisine. Grab the girls and learn how to prepare a variety of Mediterranean dishes with big flavors. Take your know-how home and share the wealth.

MENU: Hummus; Greek Salad; Lemon and Oregano Potatoes; Chicken Souvlaki with Tzatziki and Pita; and Phyllo Custard Tart.

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

SALUD! JUNIOR: BACK TO SCHOOL BATTLE (ages 9-13)

9/3/2016

10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

HANDS-ON

$40.00

Do your kids love watching cooking shows? Give them a chance to get in on the action at Salud! After practicing with a tested recipe, kids will break into teams, be given a basket of mystery ingredients, and work with a Salud chef to create concoctions sure to rival those of restaurant chefs. Teams will be judged by a guest chef and the winners will be awarded a Salud! apron.

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

 

SATURDAY NIGHT SOIREE: BACKYARD BASH

9/3/2016

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON

$60.00

Summer’s not over yet! There’s still plenty of time to fire up the grill, invite some friends over and pretend it’s still the carefree delicious days of summer.

MENU: Grilled Onion and Herbed Feta Dip; Baked Potato Salad; Backyard Slaw; Baby Back Ribs with Plum Barbecue Sauce; and Grilled S’mores Pizza.

 

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

EASY ENTERTAINING: COUNTDOWN TO KICKOFF

9/6/2016

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

DEMONSTRATION

$45.00

Who wants to cook in the middle of the big game? We’ll make some hearty food that can be made during the pre-game and sure to please until the buzzer sounds!

MENU: Grilled Wings with Homemade Dressing; Fried Mac & Cheese; Layered Barbecue Bowl; and Cookie Dough Dip.

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)  

 

WORLD CUISINE: KOREAN BBQ

9/7/2016

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

DEMONSTRATION

$45.00

You’ll learn the traditional technique to fashion Korean dumplings and fire up the grill for some classic Korean barbecue. Oh, and for those of you who think kimchee’s just a trend, discover why this delightful hot, sweet, and fermented food has been a staple of Korean cuisine throughout the ages. 

MENU: Pork and Cabbage Dumplings; Kimchee Cucumbers; Beef Bulgogi; Chap Che (Vegetable Noodle Stir-Fry;) and Hotteok (Korean Filled Dumplings.)

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)  

 

HEALTHY HARVEST

9/8/2016

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON

$60.00

Take advantage of the natural sweetness of the fall harvest. You can warm up without feeling guilty. Join Salud! chefs as they teach you how to highlight these autumn delights in surprising and scrumptious ways.

MENU: Pumpkin Hummus; Candy Corn Salad; Spaghetti Squash with Apple Parsnip Puree; Chicken and Sage Sausage; and Fig Crumble.

 

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

FRIDAY WITH FRIENDS: AT THE PIZZERIA    

9/9/2016

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON

$60.00

There’s nothing like a great night out at the local pizzeria with great friends. We’ll enjoy some delicious Italian-American comfort foods that are sure beat delivery any day of the week.

MENU: Garlic Knots; Mussels in Vino Bianco; Make Your Own Pizza and Salad; and Homemade Cannoli.

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

BAKING BASICS: FALL DESSERTS

9/10/2016

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

HANDS-ON

$60.00

Some of the most delicious desserts are based around fall fruit and spices. We’ll teach you how to make the perfect pie crust, how to cook fruit properly, and use fall spices in cakes and cookies. Your fall will be full of flavor!

MENU: Apple Fritters; Dutch Pear Pie; Hummingbird Cake and Pumpkin Spice Macarons.

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

DATE NIGHT: FALL IN LOVE (1 Registration per couple)

9/10/2016

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON

$120.00 per couple

Fall in love with fall as we explore the romantic side of all the season has to offer. From juicy pears to warming gourds, your palate will swoon with autumn warmth.

MENU: Pear and Blue Cheese Salad; Bacon Balsamic Brussels Sprouts; Butternut Squash Risotto; Pecan Crusted Salmon with Maple Mustard; and Pumpkin Mousse Parfaits.

 

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

FARM TO TABLE: OUT OF YOUR GOURD

9/13/2016

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

DEMONSTRATION

$45.00

Celebrate the versatile and delectable squashes that are bountiful in the autumn season. This class will show you that pumpkins are not just for Jack-O-Lanterns and pumpkin pie. This nutritious and delicious fruit will surprise you in more ways than one.

MENU: Zucchini Cakes with Tzitziki; Salad with Pumpkin Vinaigrette; Squash Bisque; Spaghetti Squash with Sage Brown Butter Sauce; and Pumpkin Crème Brulée. 

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)  

 

SUSHI WORKSHOP

9/14/2016

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON

$60.00

The art of sushi is quite impressive! After this class, you'll be able to create your own stunning sushi dishes in your own home. We'll make sushi rice, a variety of rolls and side dishes that will make you feel like you could open your own restaurant.

MENU: Japanese Dumplings; Vegetable Spring Rolls; Assorted Sushi Rolls; and Fortune Cookies.

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

LIGHT FRENCH FARE

9/15/2016

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON

$60.00

Think all French food is made with butter and heavy cream? In this class we’ll show you that is not true. Explore the lighter side of French cuisine with these delicious recipes.

MENU: Crustless Quiches; Haricot Vert Amandine; Pommes de Terre Gratine; Fish en Papillote; Grand Marnier Soufflés 

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

DATE NIGHT: SCHOOL OF SEDUCTION (1 registration per couple)

9/16/2016

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON

$120.00

The art of seduction has always included delicious foods. We'll make some sensuous and tempting dishes filled with aphrodisiacs that will surely light your fire.

MENU: Fried Oysters with Remoulade; Sweetheart Salad with Champagne Vinaigrette; Grilled Asparagus with Herbed Butter; Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes; Sweet and Spicy Steak with Cherry Port Sauce; and Molten Chocolate Cakes.

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

KNIFE SKILLS

9/17/2016

10:00 AM - 1:30 PM

HANDS-ON

$60.00

Jump-start your cooking skills in this class where we will teach you how to care for your knives and use them skillfully, safely, and efficiently. You will learn many classical knife cuts, their dimensions and their uses. Afterwards, you'll sit down and enjoy the meal that you prepared with your beautifully cut ingredients. Students are requested to bring a chef's knife to class, but house knives will be available for use as well.

MENU: Field Green Salad with Dijon Vinaigrette; Butternut Squash Soup; Sautéed Chicken Marsala with Roasted Vegetables; and Vol au Vents with Fruit Compote.

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

DINNER & A MOVIE: JULIE & JULIA

9/17/2016

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON

$60.00

Join us for a unique evening as we recreate some favorite recipes from the movie Julie and Julia! And, we will raise a glass in salute to Julia Child who introduced French cooking techniques to Americans in a way that was entertaining, accessible and delicious! 

MENU:  Bruschetta with Pan Fried Bread; Asparagus with Hollandaise; Lyonnaise Potatoes; Boeuf Bourgingnon; and Chocolate Mousse Pie.

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

SLICED! LIVE COOKING COMPETITION

9/19/2016

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

DEMONSTRATION

$60.00

Do you love the thrill of competition? Are you hooked on watching every TV reality show that pits chef against chef? Salud! Sliced is a live cooking competition between two Charlotte-area chefs where each chef will have to create an appetizer, entrée, and dessert each using a mystery basket of ingredients. All ingredients in the basket must be used, and the audience will judge based on taste, plating, and creativity. At the end of the competition, votes will be tallied and one chef will be crowned the Sliced champion. Salud! chefs will commentate during the competition to highlight techniques being used and give sneak peeks at what the chefs might be concocting. You never know what’s in that mystery basket, so the possibilities are as endless as the chefs’ creativity! Book early as this event has proven to be quite popular!

 

COMPETITORS Jake Wood of The Cowfish vs. Jason Wolf

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)

 

HOMEMADE PASTA & SAUCES: FALL EDITION

9/20/2016

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON

$60.00

Making your own pasta is surprisingly easy, and the results are delicious. We'll make fresh pasta dough and roll it into sheets for ravioli and cut it into fettuccini. And what's pasta without a delicious sauce? We'll make some delicious and easy sauces that will make you feel like you have stepped into an Italian trattoria.

MENU: Fettuccini with Wild Mushroom Ragu; Ricotta Gnocchi with Vodka Sauce; Butternut Squash Ravioli with Sage Brown Butter Sauce; and Fall Spiced Tiramisu.

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

MOMMY'S LITTLE HELPER: RAD ROLL-UPS (1 registration for parent and tot ages 3-5)

9/21/2016

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

HANDS-ON

$30.00

At Salud!, we believe getting kids involved in cooking at an early age fosters a love of cooking throughout their lifetime. In this class, we'll learn some basic cooking skills to make your dinner dance! Nothing is more fun than cooking together.

MENU: Lasagna Rolls with Pizza Twists; and Chocolate Crème Twists. 

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

RESTAURANT COPYCAT: COMMANDER’S PALACE

9/21/2016

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON

$60.00

There is a culinary revolution going on at Commander’s Palace, a one-hundred-year-old restaurant in the center of New Orleans’ Garden District. Described as “Haute Creole” cuisine we’ll copy some of their recipes which bring old recipes into the modern era.

MENU: Crab Boil Fondue; Commander Salad; Dirty Rice; Shrimp Creole; Café au Lait Soufflé.

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

TV DINNERS: FRIENDS

9/22/2016

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON

$60.00

Join us at Central Perk as we relive the iconic sitcom that defined the 90's. The "Rachel" hairstyle is optional, clapping in the theme song is not.

MENU: Onion Tartlet; Inappropriate Interview Salad with Waiter’s Pocket Breadsticks; Monica’s Lasagna; Joey’s Fork Cheesecake.

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

FRIDAY WITH FRIENDS: BUTTER, BACON & BOOZE

9/23/2016

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON

$60.00

Three of our favorite ingredients are highlighted in this indulgent menu. The three B’s of cooking are sure to bring flavor to any dish. After this class, you can take one, two, or all three of these ingredients and bring your cooking to a new level!

MENU: Bourbon Brined Chicken Wings with Beer Buffalo Sauce; Bacon-Crusted Potatoes; Drunken Skirt Steak with Compound Butter; Bacon & Beer Braised Greens; and Brioche Bread Pudding with Buttered Rum Caramel. 

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

INTRO TO COOKING

9/24/2016

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

HANDS-ON

$60.00

Do you burn water? Do friends have to explain how to use an oven? Do people run when you pick up a knife? We’ll start at the very beginning and introduce you to basic culinary techniques. Don't worry - we'll turn your food from garbage to gourmet.

MENU: Salad with Blender Vinaigrette; Sautéed Vegetables; Rice Pilaf; Sticky Beer Chicken; and Chocolate Marble Bread Pudding.

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

DATE NIGHT: TAILGATING TOGETHER (1 registration per couple)

9/24/2016

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON

$120.00 per couple

Need a new activity to enjoy with your sweetie? Tailgate together and have more fun! These fun and festive dishes are sure to breathe new life into your next football party and give you a new date-night destination!

MENU: Beer Cheese Dip with Soft Pretzel Dippers; Wings with Dipping Sauce; Mini-Loaded Potatoes; Korean Meatball Sliders; Peanut Butter Cup Brownies.

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  •  For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

 

BRUNCH IT UP: LADIES WHO BRUNCH

9/25/2016

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

HANDS-ON

$60.00

Here’s to the ladies who brunch. Join us (men are welcome, too) as we enjoy a gentile and delicious early fall inspired meal.

MENU: Spiced Crepes with Stewed Apples and Crème Anglaise; Smoked Salmon Frittata; Bacon-Fried Home Fries; Wedge Salad; and Waffle Sundaes.

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

WEEKNIGHT WAKE-UP: CHINESE TAKE-IN

9/27/2016

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

DEMONSTRATION

$45.00

Ever wonder how to make your favorite Chinese dishes at home? Wonder no more. This class will teach you the ins and outs of making Chinese take-out in your own kitchen. No MSG allowed!

MENU: Egg Rolls; Wonton Soup; General Tso’s Chicken; Fried Rice; Mongolian Beef; and Fortune Cookies.

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)  

 

ACROSS AMERICA: SPIRIT OF THE SOUTHWEST

9/28/2016

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

DEMONSTRATION

$45.00

Travel to America's frontier and master the flavors of The Southwest. This menu is sure to warm you up on a cold winter's night!

MENU: Sweet Potato Tostada; Stuffed Poblano; Refried Black Beans; Carne Adobada with Christmas Salsa; and Chocolate Empanadas with Chili Cinnamon Sugar.

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)  

 

DINNER IN DEUTSCHLAND

9/29/2016

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON

$60.00

Eins, zwei, drei! Head to the Rhineland for a German inspired menu. Oktoberfest is just around the corner, so get out your drindl and lederhosen and get ready to yell “Prost!”

MENU: Pretzels with Homemade Mustard; Spaetzle; Stewed Cabbage; Homemade German Sausage; and Black Forrest Cake.

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  •  For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

GIRLS' NIGHT OUT: FALL INTO FABULOUS

9/30/2016

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON

$60.00

Summer is over. The kids are back in school. Stay fabulous with these autumn inspired recipes that will make you fall in love with fall!

MENU: Squash Bruschetta; Savory Sausage Bread Pudding; Shaved Brussels Sprouts with Pumpkin Vinaigrette; Sautéed Chicken Breasts with Apple Cider Sauce; and Carrot Cupcakes with Maple Buttercream.

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  •  For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

OCTOBER

COOKING FOR TEENS (ages 13-18)

10/1/2016

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

HANDS-ON

$40.00

It’s never too early to start teaching your kids how to cook for themselves. It’s a valuable lesson that they will use throughout their lives. We’ll show them some basic cooking techniques; from soups to sautéing to baking. Your kids will never go hungry after taking this class.

MENU: Broccoli and Cheese Soup; Sautéed Vegetable Medley, Rice Pilaf; Chicken Parmesan and Chocolate Chip Cake.

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

SATURDAY NIGHT SOIREE: HARVEST PARTY

10/1/2016

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON

$60.00

End the harvest season on a high note. We'll say goodbye to all the things fall has to offer with this harvest inspired menu. It will be gourd-ous!

MENU: Layered Pumpkin Dip; Parsnip Pear Bisque; Sweet Potatoes with Sage Brown Butter; Brussels Sprouts with Pepita Pesto; Sausage & Mushroom Stuffed Apples; and Apple Cider Donuts with Butterscotch Dipping Sauce

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

CHEFS' SECRETS: SEASONAL SPICE

10/4/2016

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM     

DEMONSTRATION

$45.00

Few things are as evocative as fresh herbs and spices, earthy and elegant at the same time. And for those of us on a perpetual path to better eating, using herbs and spices in our cooking is a wonderful way to add flavor without calories or sodium. We’ll teach you the many uses for these delightful accents to your favorite dishes.  

MENU: Butternut Sage Crostini; Seasonal Salad with Pumpkin Chili Vinaigrette; Mashed Rosemary White Beans; Braised Fall Greens with Apple and Thyme; Cinnamon Coffee Pork Loin; Pumpkin Bread Parfait.

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)

 

PASTA 2.0

10/5/2016

5:30 PM - 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON

$60.00

Tired of your everyday pasta? We'll take pasta to another level in this advanced class. We'll make some homemade dough and sauces that are sure to keep you out of the pasta rut.

MENU: Flavored Pasta; Goat Cheese Tortellini with Prosciutto Nutmeg and Cream Sauce; Fresh Ground Meatballs with Tomato Sauce; Sweet Potato Gnocchi with Sage Brown Butter Sauce; and Homemade Cannoli.

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

SUSHI WORKSHOP

10/6/2016

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON

$60.00

The art of sushi is quite impressive! After this class, you'll be able to create your own stunning sushi dishes in your own home. We'll make sushi rice, a variety of rolls and side dishes that will make you feel like you could open your own restaurant.

MENU: Japanese Dumplings; Vegetable Spring Rolls; Assorted Sushi Rolls; and Fortune Cookies.

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

FRIDAY WITH FRIENDS: MEETIN' AT THE BIERGARTEN

10/7/2016

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON

$60.00

Get in the spirit of Oktoberfest with German foods popular at the biergarten. Don’t hop a plane to Germany, just hop on down to Salud! to make these Bavarian goodies with your favorite friends.

MENU: Pretzel Bites with Mustard Cheese Sauce; Potato Pancakes; Sauerkraut; Schnitzel Sandwiches; Bavarian Crème with Gingerbread Cookies.

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

FAIR FARE

10/8/2016

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

HANDS-ON

$60.00

Love those treats that you can find at the fair or carnival? Salud will teach you how to make them at home so you don’t have to wait around all year for the fair to come back to town.

MENU: Corn Dogs; Onion Rings; Funnel Cakes; Caramel Apples; and Deep Fried Chocolate Cookies.

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

DATE NIGHT: OKTOBERFEAST (1 registration per couple)

10/8/2016

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON

$120.00 per couple

Take a tour of Germany with Salud! as we teach you how to make the hearty and delectable dishes from Deutschland. Don your lederhosen and say Prost because we didn’t forget the music or the beer.

MENU: Homemade Pretzels with Beer Cheese Dipping Sauce; Assorted Sausages with Horseradish Mustard; Braised Red Cabbage; Hot German Potato Salad; Rouladen; and Apple Strudel with Vanilla Sauce.

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

FALL FOR FISH

10/11/2016

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

DEMONSTRATION

$50.00

Take the guess work out of fixing fish. We'll teach the cooking methods appropriate for the different varieties of fish. Before you know it - you'll be making family pleasing fish dishes in no time.

MENU: Crab & Shrimp Quesadillas; Seafood Mac & Cheese; Maple Glazed Salmon; and Cajun Fish & Grits.

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KNIFE SKILLS

10/12/2016

5:30 PM - 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON

$60.00

Jump-start your cooking skills in this class where we will teach you how to care for your knives and use them skillfully, safely, and efficiently. You will learn many classical knife cuts, their dimensions and their uses. Afterwards, you'll sit down and enjoy the meal that you prepared with your beautifully cut ingredients. Students are requested to bring a chef's knife to class, but house knives will be available for use as well.

MENU: Field Green Salad with Dijon Vinaigrette; Butternut Squash Soup; Sautéed Chicken Marsala with Roasted Vegetables; and Vol au Vents with Fruit Compote.

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

ACROSS AMERICA: PACIFIC NORTHWEST

10/13/2016

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM     

DEMONSTRATION

$45.00

You don’t have to leave the country to experience different types of cuisine, just visit Salud to teach you the cuisine of the Pacific Northwest. This melting pot of the USA includes many different types of cuisines influenced by people from all over the world interspersed with wonderful produce, fresh seafood and even coffee!

MENU: Crab Cake with Tarragon Aioli; Warm Farro Salad; Wild Mushroom Ragout; Cedar Plank Salmon; Chocolate Espresso Cake with Coffee Cream

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)

 

GIRLS' NIGHT OUT: G.R.I.T.S.

10/14/2016

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON

$60.00

Did you grow up in the South but can’t cook like your grandmaw? This class will teach you how to master the southern classics and give them a modern spin. Now you'll be the one that the next generation will look up to!

MENU: Cornmeal Fried Okra with Remoulade; Sour Cream Mashed Potatoes; Perfect Fried Chicken with Biscuits; Balsamic Sautéed Kale; and Banana Puddin’ Cupcakes.  

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

SALUD! JUNIOR: FAJITA FIESTA (ages 10-14)

10/15/2016

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

HANDS-ON

$40.00

Kids LOVE Tex-Mex food! Cheese, meat, tortillas, salsa . . . . what’s not to love? We’ll grill and wrap up some tasty south-of-the-border street food that your kids will LOVE.

MENU: Skillet Queso with Tortilla Chips; Classic Mexican Rice; Chicken and Shrimp Fajitas and Tres Leche Cupcakes.

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

SLICED! LIVE COOKING COMPETITION

10/17/2016

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

DEMONSTRATION

$60.00

Do you love the thrill of competition? Are you hooked on watching every TV reality show that pits chef against chef? Salud! Sliced is a live cooking competition between two Charlotte-area chefs where each chef will have to create an appetizer, entrée, and dessert each using a mystery basket of ingredients. All ingredients in the basket must be used, and the audience will judge based on taste, plating, and creativity. At the end of the competition, votes will be tallied and one chef will be crowned the Sliced champion. Salud! chefs will commentate during the competition to highlight techniques being used and give sneak peeks at what the chefs might be concocting. You never know what’s in that mystery basket, so the possibilities are as endless as the chefs’ creativity! Book early as this event has proven to be quite popular!

 

COMPETITORS TBA

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HOMEMADE PASTA & SAUCES: FALL EDITION

10/18/2016

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON

$60.00

Making your own pasta is surprisingly easy, and the results are delicious. We'll make fresh pasta dough and roll it into sheets for ravioli and cut it into fettuccini. And what's pasta without a delicious sauce? We'll make some delicious and easy sauces that will make you feel like you have stepped into an Italian trattoria.

MENU: Fettuccini with Wild Mushroom Ragu; Ricotta Gnocchi with Vodka Sauce; Butternut Squash Ravioli with Sage Brown Butter Sauce; and Fall Spiced Tiramisu.

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

JAPANESE STEAKHOUSE & SUSHI

10/19/2016

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON

$60.00

Teppanyaki cuisine is named for the large iron cooking surface on which steak, chicken and vegetables are sautéed. It’s delicious, healthy and usually very entertaining. We’ll also make some traditional rolls to give you the basics of sushi making.   

MENU: Salad with Ginger Miso Dressing; Hibachi Rice; Steak & Chicken Stir-Fry; Sushi Rolls; and Fortune Cookies.

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

WORLD CUISINE: INDIA

10/20/2016

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON

$60.00

Explore the mysterious tastes, textures and aromas of Indian cooking as you take an up-close cooking tour. In addition to cooking fabulously flavorful Indian fare, you’ll learn about the exotic and aromatic spices employed in Indian cuisine and discover some of the interesting ingredients that may be unfamiliar to Western palates. 

MENU: Vegetable Samosas with Coriander Chutney; Basmati Rice Pilaf; Saag; Chicken Tikka Masala; Naan; Kheer with Pistachios and Dried Fruit.

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)

 

DINNER & A MOVIE: SILENCE OF THE LAMBS

10/21/2016

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

DEMONSTRATION

$60.00

While no humans will be harmed in the making of this menu, we’ll hold true to the high-brow culinary techniques as carried out by the popular character Hannibal Lecter. All dishes served with a nice Chianti.

MENU: Chicken Livers with Fava Beans & Chianti Sauce; Buffalo Bill's Butter Braised Potatoes; Hannibal's Haricots Verts; Screaming Lamb Kabobs; Clarice's Cupcakes

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BAKING BASICS: FRENCH PATISSERIE

10/22/2016

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

HANDS-ON

$60.00

Take a trip to a French bakery without leaving the city. In this class, you’ll learn how to create bakery-quality confections sure to bring joie de vivre to your next party.

MENU: Puff Pastry Basics; Chocolate Éclairs; Madeleine; Macrons. 

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

SINGLE MINGLE: MEXICAN CANTINA

10/22/2016

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON
$60.00

Whether you’re looking to meet that special someone or just to mingle with new friends, the Mexican Cantina is the perfect meet-up spot! This class will teach you how to make all your favorite cantina classics and hopefully help you make new friends.

MENU: Pico de Gallo, Guacamole; Mexican Black Beans & Rice; Grilled Corn; Fajitas; and Churros with Dulce de Leche Sauce.

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

BUILD MORE SKILLS: INTERMEDIATE CULINARY COURSE

10/24/2016, 11/7/2016, 11/21/2016, 11/28/2016

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON

$200.00

 

This is an advanced cooking course for participants who have already completed the Build Your Skills course. In this course we will explore more difficult and advanced cooking methods and techniques, all while enjoying delicious food. You must have taken the Build Your Skills classes before registering for this class. Please e-mail mara.norris@wholefoods.com for registration

 

Dates are as follows:

10/24/2016: Advanced Knife Skills, Vegetable Cookery, and Soups 

11/07/2016: Advanced Starches & Charcuterie

11/21/2016: Chicken and Fish Butchery and Cookery, Advanced Sauces

11/28/2016: Advanced Breads and Desserts

 

  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

WEEKNIGHT WAKE-UP: DINNER ON DEMAND

10/25/2016

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

DEMONSTRATION

$45.00

Never sure what to make for dinner when you’re in a rush? Instead of ordering a pizza, take a peek in the pantry or pick up a few items that you can whip up in a flash. These dishes are sure to please the family and leave time for homework!

MENU: Pulled Chicken Taco Salad; Coconut Curry Shrimp; Cous Cous with Vegetables and Chickpeas; Flank Steak with Mashed Cauliflower; Quick Crumbles.

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)

 

MOMMY'S LITTLE HELPER: HALLOWEEN (1 registration for parent and tot ages 3-5)

10/26/2016

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

HANDS-ON

$30.00

At Salud!, we believe getting kids involved in cooking at an early age fosters a love of healthy food throughout their lifetime. In this class, we'll learn some basic cooking skills to entertain your little ghosties and goblins! Nothing is more fun than cooking together.

MENU: Mummy Hot Dogs; Apple Monster Bites; Jack-O-Lantern Crisp Rice Treats

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

VEGAN TRICKY TREATS

10/26/2016

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

DEMONSTRATION

$45.00

Trick and treat! This menu will bring to mind all those foods you thought you gave up when you went vegan. We took out the animal products, but not the flavor. You’ll do a double take when you taste these delicious vegan dishes.

MENU: Fried Pickles with Vegan Ranch; “Creamed” Spinach; Seitan Sausage Sandwiches; Twice Baked Loaded Potatoes; and Banana Pudding with Aqua Faba Meringue.

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TV DINNERS: THE WALKING DEAD

10/27/2016

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON

$60.00

Outrun the walkers and head toward safety with this post-apocalyptic menu. You'll get "bitten" by this fun and inventive class based on the wildly popular show. Machetes will be provided.

MENU: Fallen Fingers & Toes (Prosciutto-Wrapped Dates); Terminus Stew; Walkers' Entrails (Pasta) Bob's Leg Roast; Carol's Cookies

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

GIRLS' NIGHT OUT: WITCHES 'WICHES & STEWS

10/28/2016

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON

$60.00

Grab your witch's hat and huddle around the caldron with this Halloween inspired class. We'll conjure up some brews and bites fit for a Hallows Eve feast. Broomstick parking will be provided.

MENU: Pear and Gorgonzola Salad with Grilled Cheese Croutons; Turkey Panini with Sage Pesto; Butternut Squash Soup; Stewed Greens; and Witchy Whoopee Pies.

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  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

SALUD! JUNIOR: SPOOKY TREATS (ages 6-9)

10/29/2016

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

HANDS-ON

$30.00

Kids love gross-out foods, especially at Halloween. Let Salud! show your kids how to make dishes that will delight and frighten even you.

MENU: Witchy Finger Cookies; Pirate Eyeballs; and Squashed Spiders.

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

SALUD! JUNIOR: SPOOKY TREATS (ages 10-13)

10/29/2016

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

HANDS-ON

$30.00

Kids love gross-out foods, especially at Halloween. Let Salud! show your kids how to make dishes that will delight and frighten even you.

MENU: Witchy Finger Cookies; Pirate Eyeballs; and Squashed Spiders.

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

DATE NIGHT: DINNER WITH DRACULA (1 registration per couple)

10/29/2016

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON

$120.00 per couple

Get in the Halloween mood and sink your fangs into our feast of frightful foods. Terrorize your taste buds with these tempting treats. Come in costume . . . if you dare! (Please make sure that your costume is kitchen safe. Closed toed shoes, etc.)

MENU: Warm Dates and Prosciutto and Port Wine Reduction; Salad with Blood Orange Vinaigrette and Crouton Steaks; Garlic Asparagus; Crimson Potatoes with Transylvania Sauce; Charred Steak with Velvety Red Wine Sauce; Dracula’s Been Here Cupcakes.

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

NOVEMBER

ACROSS AMERICA: COASTAL SEAFOOD FEAST

11/1/2016

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

DEMONSTRATION

$50.00

Still dreaming of the seafood from the coast? Bring the beach to your backyard with your favorite dishes from the coastal towns across America. These classics will become your new weeknight favorites.

MENU: New England Clam Chowder; Maryland Crab Cakes; Seafood Creole; and Shrimp Tacos.

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)

 

SNAZZED-UP SUSHI

11/2/2016

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON

$60.00

Ready to take your sushi skills to the next level? In this class, we’ll learn to make some fried rolls, hand-shaped sushi; and sauces to accompany. You’ll definitely impress your friends and family with your new skills!

MENU: Tempura Shrimp & Vegetables; Mexican Avocado Rolls; Cheeseburger Rolls; Mango Salmon Hand Roll and Green Tea Ice Cream.

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

WORLD CUISINE: SAMPLE SOUTH AMERICA

11/3/2016

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON

$60.00

From the beaches of Brazil to the mountains of Peru, we'll take a tour of the South American continent's eclectic cuisine. We'll create a delicious array of dishes made from indigenous ingredients with European influence. 

MENU: Ostiones al la Parmesana (Baked Scallops with Parmesan) – CHILE; Causa de Camarones (Layered Shrimp & Potatoes) – PERU; Churrasco con Pebre Salsa (Steak with Cilantro Sauce) – CHILE; Feijoada (Vegetable Stew) – BRAZIL and Chocotorte (Chocolate Torte) – ARGENTINA.

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

DATE NIGHT: 100 FOOT JOURNEY (1 registration per couple)

11/4/2016

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON

$120.00 per couple

Did you get swept away on Hassan’s 100 Foot Journey? From India to France, this young man’s transformation is the inspiration for tonight’s menu filled with Indian influence and French structure. This class is sure to make you fall in love with food.

MENU: Indian Spiced Quiche Bites; Asparagus with Hollandaise Sauce; Basmati Rice Pilaf; Boeuf Bourguignon à la Hassan; Chai Tea Crème Brulée (Menu contains beef, pork, and alcohol)

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

BAKING BASICS: GREAT BRITISH BAKING SHOW

11/5/2016

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

HANDS-ON

$60.00

Dream of crossing the pond and donning an apron in the baking tent? Don’t hop on a plane to make the baked goods of the British Isles, you can simply hop on down to Salud! We’ll show you how to make the scrumptious treats that are sure to make you star baker.

MENU: Mini Victoria Sponge Cakes with Homemade Jam and Crème Pat; Tart au Citron; Tea Time Scones; and Macarons

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  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

DINNER & A MOVIE: CHEF

11/5/2016

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON

$60.00

Hollywood’s newest “foodie” movie is packed with some great menu items. You don’t have to start your own food truck to enjoy these movie inspired plates. 

MENU: Carl's Got His Mojo Back Cubanitos; El Jefe’s Skirt Steak with Martin's Salsa Verde; Food Truck Fries with Banana Dipping Sauce; Molly's Zucchini Aglio Olio; and Percy’s First Time Beignets.

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

EASY ENTERTAINING: PARTY PREP SCHOOL

11/8/2016

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

DEMONSTRATION

$45.00

Tired of opening a bag of chips for your parties? We’ll show you how to make your next party sparkle with pizzazz. These make-ahead treats are sure to please your crowd and keep the conversation going and give you a rest!

MENU: Assorted Quiches; Holiday Breads; Make Ahead Soup; Stuffed Chicken Roulades; and Freezer Pies.

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)

 

ESSENTIAL FRENCH TECHNIQUES

11/9/2016

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON

$60.00

Starting with Careme, carrying on with Escoffier, and brought to America by Julia Child, French techniques are prevalent in the best restaurants in the world. French techniques may seem daunting, but in this class, you’ll learn ways to replicate them at home and turn your kitchen into a bistro.

MENU: Salade aux Fines Herbes; Pommes de Terre Anna; Asperges au Gratin (Asparagus with Mornay sauce); Sautéed Chicken Chasseur; and Soufflé Grand Marnier.

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

DINNER & A MOVIE: STEEL MAGNOLIAS

11/10/16

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON

$60

Join Ouiser, Clairee, Anelle, Truvy, Shelby and M'Lynn for some classic Southern dishes and even some "Bleedin' Armadilla Groom's Cake." Brown football helmet hairdo not required. "If you can't say anything nice, come sit by me."

MENU: Hush Puppies; Freezes Beautifully Beans and Rice; Low Country Boil; Fried Okra; and Bleedin' Armadilla Groom's Cake with Grey Icing.

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

GIRLS' NIGHT OUT: PIN WORTHY PLATES

11/11/2016

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON

$60.00

Addicted to Pinterest? You’re not alone. Don’t just search through other people’s pictures and recipes! After this class, you’ll be posting your own neat and tasty dishes that will be sure to be pinned again and again. Just remember to bring your camera phone!

MENU: Tom the Turkey Cheeseball; Holiday Brussels Sprouts; Sweet Potato Biscuits; Roast Chicken with Sherry Gravy; Stuffin’ Muffins; and Apple Pie Pops.

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

BAKING FOR THE BIG DAY

11/12/2016

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

HANDS-ON

$60.00

As we move quickly to Thanksgiving and the holiday season, you’ll want to have some homemade baked good recipes up your sleeve to pull out all the stops.  No more rolls from a can for you!

MENU: Yeast Rolls; Sticky Buns; Apple Pie; Pumpkin Cheesecake; and Savory Strata.

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

DATE NIGHT: IN LOVE WITH BACON (1 registration per couple)

11/12/2016

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON

$120.00 per couple

Everything's better with bacon, right? From appetizer to dessert, we'll add this salty, smoky star to every recipe. You'll fall in love with bacon all over again!

MENU: Bacon & Caramelized Onion Dip, Bacon Potato Gratin; Pancetta-Roasted Brussels Sprouts; Bacon-wrapped Chicken Thighs; Bacon Bananas Foster.

 

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

SLICED! LIVE COOKING COMPETITION

11/14/2016

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

DEMONSTRATION

$60.00

Do you love the thrill of competition? Are you hooked on watching every TV reality show that pits chef against chef? Salud! Sliced is a live cooking competition between two Charlotte-area chefs where each chef will have to create an appetizer, entrée, and dessert each using a mystery basket of ingredients. All ingredients in the basket must be used, and the audience will judge based on taste, plating, and creativity. At the end of the competition, votes will be tallied and one chef will be crowned the Sliced champion. Salud! chefs will commentate during the competition to highlight techniques being used and give sneak peeks at what the chefs might be concocting. You never know what’s in that mystery basket, so the possibilities are as endless as the chefs’ creativity! Book early as this event has proven to be quite popular!

 

COMPETITORS TBA

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)

 

CHEFS' SECRETS: SUPERSTAR SIDES

11/15/2016

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

DEMONSTRATION

$45.00

Move over Turkey, we’re putting side dishes in the spotlight. We’ll give your side dishes the makeover they need to bring them from the background to center stage. Your family and friends are sure to give you a standing ovation at the biggest meal of the year.

MENU: Hassleback Sweet Potatoes; Grainy Mustard Mashed Potatoes; Dummy Proof Dinner Rolls with Compound Butter; From Scratch Green Bean Casserole with Crispy Shallots; Pecan Pie Stuffed Apples.

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)

 

MOMMY'S LITTLE HELPER: KIDS-GIVING (1 registration for parent and tot ages 3-5)

11/16/2016

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

HANDS-ON

$30.00

At Salud!, we believe getting kids involved in cooking at an early age fosters a love of cooking throughout their lifetime. In this class, we'll learn some basic cooking skills to spruce up the kids table! Nothing is more fun than cooking together.

MENU: Turkey Cranberry Roll Ups; Stuffin’ Muffins; and Turkey Cupcakes.

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

VEGETARIAN THANKSGIVING

11/16/2016

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON

$60.00

Don’t feel left out for Thanksgiving this year just because you don’t eat turkey. In this class, the veggies are the star of this meal. You'll feel gourd-ous with these lighter and meat-free Thanksgiving options.

MENU: Butternut Squash Soup with Sweet and Spicy Croutons; Green Bean and Shallot Sauté; Mashed Potatoes and Mushroom Gravy; Fruited Wheat Berry Stuffed Squashes; Pumpkin Pie with Maple Meringue

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

HOMEMADE PASTA & SAUCES: FALL EDITION

11/17/2016

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON

$60.00

Making your own pasta is surprisingly easy, and the results are delicious. We'll make fresh pasta dough and roll it into sheets for ravioli and cut it into fettuccini. And what's pasta without a delicious sauce? We'll make some delicious and easy sauces that will make you feel like you have stepped into an Italian trattoria.

MENU: Fettuccini with Wild Mushroom Ragu; Ricotta Gnocchi with Vodka Sauce; Butternut Squash Ravioli with Sage Brown Butter Sauce; and Fall Spiced Tiramisu.

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

PAIRING FOOD & WINE: PEFECT THANKSGIVING WINES

11/18/2016

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

DEMONSTRATION

$40.00

Four special wines will be tasted and each will be paired with a dish of the chef's choosing. Food and wine will compliment each other in an informative and enjoyable evening orchestrated by our wine department and Salud! chefs.

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)

 

TRADITIONAL SOUTHERN THANKSGIVING

11/19/2016

10:00 AM - 1:30 PM

HANDS-ON

$65.00

Never quite able to master those Turkey Day recipes that you know and love? Let Salud! chefs walk you through all the steps of the perfect dinner complete with shopping lists and timing tips. After this class, you'll feel confident to go into your holiday worry-free.

MENU: Maple Bourbon Sweet Potatoes, Made From Scratch Green Bean Casserole with Crispy Shallots, Oven Roasted Turkey with Cognac Gravy; Pumpkin Pie and Chocolate Pecan Pie.

 

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

SATURDAY NIGHT SOIREE: FRIENDSGIVING

11/19/2016

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON

$60.00

Can't travel to visit family over Thanksgiving? Throw the most colorful and festive party on the block and invite all your friends instead. We'll teach you chefs' and caterers' tricks to make your holiday a success.

MENU: Silky Squash Soup with Sage Croutons; Mustard Coated Brussels Sprouts; Bourbon Roasted Sweet Potatoes; Stuffed Turkey Breast with Good Gracious Gravy; and Maple Apple Cheesecakes.

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

BRUNCH IT UP: BOOZY BRUNCH

11/20/2016

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

HANDS-ON

$60.00

Need a break from the hustle and bustle of the holiday season? Forget your cares and have a boozy brunch at Salud! We’ll make some easy and delicious dishes that will make you forget your woes. Don’t worry, we didn’t forget mimosas!

MENU: Pecan Bourbon Sticky Buns; Beet and Citrus Salad with Champagne Vinaigrette; Drunken Croque Madame; Hash Browns with Bloody Mary Ketchup; Pumpkin Rum Tiramisu.

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

HEALTHY HABITS: TRIM THE TURKEY

11/22/2016

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

DEMONSTRATION

$45.00

We all feel stuffed after the year's "meal of meals." In this class, we'll find ways to lighten up your Thanksgiving table without sacrificing taste. You won't need a nap after you have these festive, yet light dishes.

MENU: Crispy Kale Chips; Garlic Green Beans; Potato and Cauliflower Puree; Oven Roasted Turkey Breast with Chestnut and Quinoa Stuffing; and Pumpkin Mousse Parfaits.

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)

 

UNTRADITIONAL TURKEY DAY

11/23/2016

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

DEMONSTRATION

$45.00

Whether you’re serving your family or having a “Friendsgiving,” we don't think you need to serve a roasted turkey to give thanks. Prepare a delicious Italian inspired Thanksgiving menu that will help your guests forget all about that cream of mushroom soup and canned cranberry sauce!

MENU: Orange, Arugula, and Kalamata Olive Salad; Herb Garlic and Mustard Crusted Filet of Beef; Creamy Two-Cheese Polenta; Sautéed Leeks and Broccolini with Balsamic Vinegar; Focaccia; Chocolate Walnut Meringue Pie.

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)

 

FRIDAY WITH FRIENDS: RUSTICO ITALIANO

11/25/2016

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON

$60.00

No need to book a flight to Italy, grab some friends and come to Salud as we cook (and eat) our way through Italy. All dishes are inspired by the Italian philosophy of simple preparations that allow high quality ingredients to shine.

MENU: Tuscan White Bean Dip; Rosemary Focaccia; Chicken Cacciatore with Creamy Polenta; Sautéed Spinach with Raisins and Pine Nuts; Zuppa Inglesa.

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

SALUD! JUNIOR: KIDS GIFT BAKING (ages 10-14)

11/26/2016

10:00 AM - 12:30 PM

HANDS-ON

$40.00

Do your kids need holiday gifts for teachers, coaches, friends, relatives....the list goes on? Instead of buying some trinket, have them make something special in the kitchen. We'll show them how to bake and package baked goods that will surprise and delight.

MENU:  Pumpkin Pecan Bread; Snowman Cookies; Vanilla Cinnamon Granola; Cranberry Pistachio Biscotti (a light lunch will be served)

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

DATE NIGHT: FIVE STAR FAVORITES (1 registration per couple)

11/26/2016

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON

$130.00

We would love to eat at five star restaurants every night, but not all of us can afford it. We have the solution! We’ll show you how to make some of the classic five star restaurant dishes at home. You’ll be ready to polish the fine silver and lay out the silk tablecloths for this menu!

MENU: Bacon Wrapped Scallops; Five Star Wedge Salad; Lobster Mac & Cheese; Grilled Asparagus; Steak au Poivre; and Flourless Chocolate Cake with Flambéed Cherries.

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

SUSHI WORKSHOP

11/29/2016

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON

$60.00

The art of sushi is quite impressive! After this class, you'll be able to create your own stunning sushi dishes in your own home. We'll make sushi rice, a variety of rolls and side dishes that will make you feel like you could open your own restaurant.

MENU: Japanese Dumplings; Vegetable Spring Rolls; Assorted Sushi Rolls; and Fortune Cookies.

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.

 

KNIFE SKILLS

11/30/2016

5:30 PM - 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON

$60.00

Jump-start your cooking skills in this class where we will teach you how to care for your knives and use them skillfully, safely, and efficiently. You will learn many classical knife cuts, their dimensions and their uses. Afterwards, you'll sit down and enjoy the meal that you prepared with your beautifully cut ingredients. Students are requested to bring a chef's knife to class, but house knives will be available for use as well.

MENU: Field Green Salad with Dijon Vinaigrette; Butternut Squash Soup; Sautéed Chicken Marsala with Roasted Vegetables; and Vol au Vents with Fruit Compote.

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  • If you have a food allergy, please e-mail sharonrd.salud@wholefoods.com at least 48 hours in advance and we will try to make menu accommodations (kitchen is not allergen-free!)
  • For safety, participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes during hands-on classes.