Salud! Cooking School at Green Hills

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, located on the 2nd floor Whole Foods Market Green Hills offers affordable, recreational culinary education for all ages.

 

 

Seating and enrollment are on a first-come, first-served basis. If a class is sold out, please call 615-440-5117 or email us at salud.nashville@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.

 

Getting Here

Salud! is located inside of Whole Foods Market in Green Hills
4021 Hillsboro Pike
Nashville, TN

37215

Map & Directions

Seating and enrollment are on a first-come, first-served basis. If a class is sold out, please call 615-440-5117 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.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. 

Class Information 

All classes 

Hands-On Classes


Be prepared to cook! Please remember to wear flat, closed-toe shoes and comfortable clothing. Aprons and towels will be provided for your use in class. Students are divided into groups at the discretion of the instructor. Snacks are provided during class. Towards the end of class, you will be seated to enjoy your meal along with wine.

Classes are limited to 12 students ages 18 & over unless noted otherwise; students 16 and over may attend a limited number of classes with a registered parent or guardian with prior approval. 

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 red or white wine. Classes are for students 18 & over unless noted otherwise; students under 18 may attend with a registered parent or guardian.

Kids & Teens Classes


Kids and teens should wear flat, closed-toe shoes and comfortable clothing. Students are divided into groups at the discretion of the instructor. Snacks are provided during class and 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 & Cheese Classes


You will be seated throughout the class and encouraged to ask lots of questions as you taste each wine or cheese. Fruit, cheese and bread are served.

 

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. If you have certain dietary restrictions, please call us before registering so we can give you advice on which class will best suit your needs. Not all classes can be altered.

 

Cancellation Policy

Please note that refunds cannot be given for no-shows or cancellations made less than 48 hours prior to a class. Although we make every effort to avoid changes to our class schedule, Salud! reserves the right to cancel any class due to low registration or substitute instructors in case of an emergency.

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.

 

Want to Volunteer?

Volunteers assist the chefs during classes with setup, class needs, and cleanup. In turn, volunteers earn points to take free classes at Salud! and learn a bit as you go! For more information, contact us at 615-440-5117 and we will foward a volunteer packet. We also offer free volunteer orientation classes during each quarter. 

 

Please inquire about Private Classes and Gift Certificates!                                          

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                           

 

Italian Al Fresco Dinner Party - Sold Out

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

6:00 - 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON $60

Register:  here

 

Gluten-Free Baking - SOLD OUT

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

6:00 - 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON $60

Register:  here

This class will change your mind about gluten free baking. The food world has advanced greatly with the introduction of new types of flour and new techniques that produce really tasty items.MENU: Lemon Poppy Seed Quick Bread; Mini Strawberry Cupcakes with Strawberry Crem Cheese Frosting; Hazelnut Ganache Tart with Chocolate Sandwich Cookie Crust and Raspberry White Chocolate Scones. Bonus Recipe: Artisan Free Form Loaf

 

 

 

Homemade Pasta and Sauces - SOLD OUT

Thursday, May 4, 2017

6:00 - 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON $60

Register:  here

 If you don’t have an Italian mamma to teach you how to make pasta at home, join us for a hands-on experience of the process! Making your own pasta is deeply satisfying, surprisingly easy, and the results are delectable. Students learn the techniques for making a basic pasta dough; using a pasta machine to roll and cut fettuccini, pappardelle, and preparing pasta sauces. At the end of class, we’ll sit down to an Italian pasta feast. Students leave with the skills and recipes to make these Italian classics at home.MENU: Greens with Balsamic and Pine Nuts; Fettuccini with Prosciutto, Cream, & Nutmeg; Tagliatelle with Rustic Tomato Sauce; and Pappardelle with Bolognese. 

 

 

Basics of Bread Baking 

Friday, May 5, 2017

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

HANDS-ON $60

Register:  here

This is such a wonderful class with such wonderful recipes. Everyone loves homemade bread and this class will cover a wide variety of different styles of bread from biscuits to dinner rolls. MENU: Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins; Shirley's Featherlight Biscuits; Homemade Sandwich Loaf; Dinner Rolls; Cinnamon Rolls; Bonus Recipes: Grocery Store Italian French Bread and Quick Brioche Bread.

 

 

Wines to Go With Ethnic Foods

Friday, May 5th, 2017

6:30 - 7:30 PM

DEMONSTRATION $25

Register:  here

Let’s celebrate the diversity of this city that is Nashville! Whether you are cooking , picking up take out, or visiting one of the many restaurants (that allow you to bring your own wine) Come and taste wines to go with your favorite ethnic foods. 

 

Parents & Kids Cook - A Fundraiser for Tails of the Trail - Cancelled

Saturday, May 6, 2017

10:00 AM - 12:30 PM

HANDS-ON $45 for Ages 6 with one Parent

Register:  here

Come and spend a Saturday morning in Salud! for this great cause. All proceeds will be donated to Tails of the Trail which pays for the total cost of adopting a dog thru the Metro Shelters. Kids and parents will make dog treats for their own dogs or to give to others. Parents and Kids can have a fun time cooking together and some wonderful dogs will be that much closer to forever homes. This is a win for all. Light Snacks will be provided. 

 

Student Volunteer Orientation 

Saturday, May 6, 2017

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

NO COST BUT REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Register:  here

 

Cook the Book " Appetites - A Cookbook" by Anthony Bourdain

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

6:00 - 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON $60

Register:  here

 

Recipes from Nashville's Favorite Restaurants - Past and Present

May 10, 2017

6:00 - 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON $60

Register:  here

 

Basics Knife Skills

Thursday, May 11, 2017

6:00 - 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON $60

Register:  here

 

Couples Cook: Pizza - Sold Out

Friday May 12, 2017

6:00 - 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON $120.00 ( Please note: this registration is for one couple)

Register:  here

 

Kids Cook: Mother's Day Tea

Saturday, May 13, 2017

10:00 AM - 12:30PM

HANDS-ON $50 for ages 8 - 10 & one parent

Register:  here

 

Couples Cook - Spain Sold Out

Saturday, May 13, 2017

6:00 - 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON $120 per couple (Please note, this registration is for one couple)

Register:  here

 

Homemade Pasta and Sauces - SOLD OUT

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

6:00 - 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON $60

Register:  here

 

Summer Entertaining - Casual Style - PRIVATE EVENT

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

6:00 - 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON $60

Register:  here

 

Korean Barbeque with Chef Laura Rodriguez

Thursday, May 18, 2016

6:00 - 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON $60

Register:  here

 

Wine 101- Bordeaux

Friday, May 19, 2017

6:30 - 8:30 PM

DEMONSTRATION $45

Register:  here

Trying to navigate through any of the complex French Wine regions is hard.  It’s enough to make you just forget about them, and move on to what is easier. But some things are worth figuring out. Bordeaux is one of them. At least some basics, so that you don’t miss out on the pleasures it has to offer. Because there are many! Here we will try to help you not be frightened by one of the most famous French Wine Regions. The home to some of your favorite grape varietals: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Sauvignon Blanc.

 

 

Sushi 101 - Sold OUT

Saturday, May 20, 2017

6:00 - 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON $65

Register:  here

 

Early Summer Picnic - PRIVATE EVENT

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

6:00 - 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON $60

Register:  here

 

Knife Skills with a Latin Twist

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

6:00 - 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON $60

Register:  here

 

Cook the Book "Cooking for Jeffrey" by Ina Garten

Thursday, May 25, 2017

6:00 - 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON $60

Register:  here

 

Sushi 101

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - Sold Out

6:00 - 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON $65

Register:  here

 

 

 

Summer Camp for Culinary Kids and Teens

This summer kids and teens can tie on an apron and take over the kitchen at Salud! Students will take a world culinary tour and create a mix of dishes from popular cuisines and sit down to enjoy their culinary creations each day. They’ll have tons of fun and leave with the confidence to make flavorful meals and snacks at home for family and friends. Using the highest quality, freshest, all-natural ingredients, students work hands-on with our experienced instructors to learn valuable cooking skills while making authentic recipes from around the world. Students will love showing off the fruits of their labor as they host an invited guest to their very own feast on the last day of camp. Kids and teens will grasp many of the fundamentals of great cooking and develop healthy habits that will last a lifetime. Instruction is specially tailored for your child’s age group. Camps are limited to 12 students. Students receive their own apron to take home. Students may invite one guest to lunch on Day 5; invited guests should arrive at 12.30 pm.

Camp Salud - Summer Camp for Chefs In Training

For Ages 6 - 9, 10 - 12 and 13 - 15.

Join us in Salud! for a week long hands-on cooking experience. Classes meet Monday - Friday, 10:00 - 12:30PM. Friday ends with a graduation party where each chef will invite one guest. Students receive printed recipes, Salud! aprons and diplomas upon completion. Final menus will be available shortly.

Cost is $245 per student per week and class begins at 10:00 - 12:30PM

June 12 - Ages 6 - 9  Register:  here       SOLD OUT

June 19 - Ages 10 - 12 Register:  here   

June 26 - Ages 13 - 15  Register:  here   

July 10 - Ages 6 - 9  Register:  here   

July 17 Ages 10 - 12 Register:  here   

July 24 Ages 13-15 Register:  here   

 

 

Couples Cook: Pizza with Dr. Rob (a.k.a. The Bread Doctor)

Friday, June 2, 2017

6:00 - 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON $120.00   Please Note: This registration is for 2 people

Register:  here

 

Couples Cook: Introduction to Japanese Cuisine

Saturday, June 3, 2017

6:00 - 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON $120.00  Please Note: This registration is for 2 people

Register:  here

While perhaps not as well known as others, Japanese foods are unique with their flavorings, their techniques and their presentation. Join us for a class dedicated to introducing you to recipes and preparation of this very distinct cuisine. MENU: Dashi (Basic Sea Stock); Miso Shiru (Classic Miso Soup); Seaweed Salad; Salmon Teriyaki; Tonkatsu ( Pork Cutlets); Ohitashi (Dashi-Steeped Green Beans); White Rice and Niku Dango (Japanese Meatballs) Bonus Recipe.

 

Surprize! It's My CSA Box!

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

6:00 - 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON $60

Register:  here

Chef will determine menu based on availability at time of class.

 

Beer Tasting - Summer Beers

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

6:30 - 7:30 PM

DEMONSTRATION $20

Register:  here

 

Spiralize It!

Thursday, June 8, 2017

6:00 - 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON $60

Register:  here

Yes, that clever little device is alive and well. If you aren't familiar with the fun and great tasting foods that can be produced.  Students will have an opportunity to try their hand at "spiralizing" while they create a delicious menu. MENU: Italian Shrimp Skewers; Crunchy Ribbon Salad; Zoodles with Rustic Tomato Sauce; Butternut Squash Zoodle Carbonara, Apple Strudel and Curly Fries as a bonus recipe.

 

Couples Cook: Homemade Pasta and Sauces

Saturday, June 10, 2017

6:00 - 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON $120.00 Per Couple - Please Note this registration is for 2 people

Register:  here

One of our most popular classes, learn the art of making and preparing pasta from scratch. Students will learn how to prepare dough, use a pasta machine and create three different pasta sauces with three different styles of pasta. MENU: Greens with Balsamic and Pine Nuts; Fettuccini with Proscuitto,Cream and Nutmeg. Tagliatelle with Rustic Tomato Sauce and Pappardelle with Bolognese. 

 

Pink is the New Black - Wine Tasting with Billie Joyce

Friday, June 16, 2017

6:30 - 7:30 PM

DEMONSTRATION $25

Register:  here

 630 pm (I hr)

Rose is in!  Real men drink pink….as do women.  Now we are not talking about White Zinfandel  (sorry sweet blush) we are talking about the  brilliant dry rose’s of the world that refresh, and  satisfy in the heat of the summer.  AND they are one of the most versatile wines for meals.  Come and see if you can’t find one (or more) to quench your thirst, and cool you down! Let me reiterate….these are DRY wines…

 

Southern Summer Socials with Chef Whitney Miller

Friday, June 23, 2017

6:00 - 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON $65

Register:  here

The South is all about great hospitality and great times. Join Chef Whitney Miller as she covers entertaining Southern Style. MENU: Southern Cheese Board with Homemade Pimento Cheese; Cornbread Crostini; Crudites and Pickled Vegetables; Individual Layered Southern Salads; Spiced Lamb Kabobs with Mustard Green-Feta Pesto, and Sweet Tea Peach Cobbler.

 

Olive Oil Tasting with Tom Sephton of Batistini Farms

Saturday, June 24th, 2017 - Ages 10 and Up with Adult

11AM - 12PM  OR 1AM - 2PM

DEMONSTRATION - NO CHARGE. REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Register:  here

Thought you knew all about olive oil? We are delighted to have Tom Sephton of award winning Batistini Farms join us in Salud! for a tutorial on Olive Oil.

Tom believes that we are looking for the "real" thing in olive oils but not certain how to go about it - his tasting will include Meatballs with Estate 15 oil; Fig balsamic with strawberries; Vanishing Grape Balsamic for a salad and EVOO for bread dipping and pasta serving. There is no cost but you must register to secure your spot.

Knife Skills

Saturday, June 24th, 2017

6:00 - 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON $60

Register:  here

The art of using a knife properly is a lifetime skill. Our Salud! instructors will take you from how to purchase a knife to being comfortable whether chopping a carrot or dicing an onion. Students will use their newly prepared foods to create a delicious meal at the end of class. MENU: Vegetable Soup, Seasonal Fruit Salad; Chicken with White Wine Sauce and Fresh Pineapple Upside Cake.

 

Wine 101 - Beyond Basics with Billie Joyce

Saturday, June 30th, 2017

6:30 - 8:30 PM

DEMONSTRATION $45

For all you wine geeks…If you have been to our Wine 101 Basics class, this is the next step up.  Here we will discuss how wine is actually made, the basic history of the wine world, wine faults, and other such things, in more detail. Of course we will taste through some interesting alternatives to the varieties that you might already know. It’s always great to learn more about why it is you appreciate that amazing liquid in your glass.

Register:  here

 

  

Salud! Welcomes Chef Whitney Miller, winner of Fox's Masterchef !

She will be teaching classes on June 23, July 12, 26 and August 4.

 

Knife Skills

Thursday, July 6, 2017

6:00 - 9:00 PM

The art of using a knife properly is a lifetime skill. Our Salud! instructors will take you from how to purchase a knife to being comfortable whether chopping a carrot or dicing an onion. Students will use their newly prepared foods to create a delicious meal at the end of class. MENU: Vegetable Soup, Seasonal Fruit Salad; Chicken with White Wine Sauce and Fresh Pineapple Upside Cake.

HANDS-ON $60

Register:  here

 

Sushi 101

Friday, July 7, 2017

6:00 - 8:30 PM

You will work hands-on to discover the techniques for making and rolling sushi. You'll learn the basics including making and forming sushi rice, assembling fillings, and rolling ingredients using a bamboo mat to make beautifully shaped sushi. MENU: Inside-Out California Rolls; Nigiri Sushi (Hand-Pressed Sushi with Salmon & tuna) Spicy Tuna Rolls; Vegetable/Cream Cheese Roll and Salt and Pepper Edame.

HANDS- ON $65

Register:  here

 

Kids Cook - Junior Choppers for Ages 10 - 12

Saturday, July 8, 2017

10:00 AM - 12:30 PM

HANDS - ON $55

Register:  here

Does your young chef have the "chopped" gene? It doesn't matter as this class is all about having a fun time with some lighthearted competition. Young chefs will work in teams to utilize the items in their "surprize" basket, plan a menu, shop for some of the ingredients, prepare their menu and then present to our judging panel. MENU: It is a surprize basket of items!

 

Kids Cook - Junior Choppers for Ages 10 -12

Saturday, July 8, 2017

2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

HANDS-ON $55

Register:  here

Does your young chef have the "chopped" gene? It doesn't matter as this class is all about having a fun time with some lighthearted competition. Young chefs will work in teams to utilize the items in their "surprize" basket, plan a menu, shop for some of the ingredients, prepare their menu and then present to our judging panel. MENU: It is a surprize basket of items!

 

Baking with Olive Oil with Chef Whitney Miller

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

6:00 - 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON $65

Register:  here

Olive oil is not only a great oil for sauteing, it has long been an ingredient in cooking. In this hands-on baking class, olive oil will take center stage in pie crust, biscuits and more. MENU: Olive Oil Biscuits with butter and jams; Pecan "Biscuit" Crackers with Cheese and Grilled Fruits; Olive Oil Granola, and Mini Lemon Meringue Pies with Olive Oil Crust.

 

 

Reds for Summer with Billie Joyce

6:30 - 7:30 PM

There are many of you who truly like either red or white wine. With only so much cash in our pockets, we all tend  to buy what you like, regardless of the situation. For those of you faithful only to the black grape…this is the class for you.  However, there will be no over -oaked, high alcohol wines here.  It’s an opportunity to find some other reds that you might truly enjoy; refreshing reds that will not be too heavy and overpowering during the summer’s heat! We might even chill one or two of them! Come and taste some wines that are great alternative reds for this time of year.

DEMONSTRATION $25

Register:  here

 

Couples Cook - When in Rome ......

6:00 - 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON $120 PER COUPLE  - Please note this registration is for 2 people

Register:  here

Italian Food never loses its appeal. Whether its the comfort of a pasta dish or the challenging flavors of a seafood dish, everyone loves Italian! Chef Laura Rodriguez has put together a wonderful menu for this evening. MENU:Pasta Carbonara, carciofi e patate (sautéed artichokes and potatoes) and l'abbacchio (roman roasted lamb). 

 

Preserving the Harvest

Saturday, July 22, 2017

10:00 AM - 1PM

HANDS-ON $65

Register:  here

Growing your own fruits and vegetables is a challenge to some and a relaxing moment to others. Preserving all of the things that you have produced, however, is something everyone wants to achieve. This hands-on class will cover canning, dehydrating and freezing. Students will participate in preparing Tomato Jam; Drying Herbs and making pickles. A light lunch will be included. MENU: Tomato Jam; Pickled Peppers, Dried Herbs and Frozen Okra.

 

Mason Jar Meals with Chef Whitney Miller

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

6:00 - 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON $65

Register:  here

At first we thought it was clever to drink from a mason jar, then more clever for table flowers and now: a meal in a mason jar! Chef Whitney will share her Southern take on serving and baking in Mason jars. Class will also include pantry storage tips using these same great jars! MENU: Southern Layered Salad; Chicken Enchilida Stack and "Nutty" Banana Pudding.

 

Wine 101 - South America

Friday, July 28, 2017

6:30 - 8:30 PM

Argentina   and Chile have been growing grapes and making wine for longer than we have here in the USA.  The last 20 years has seen unbelievable improvement in the wines and their accessibility.  In fact they are some of the best values currently offered from the new world! Come and learn how it all happened and what regions and varieties you should be looking for.  We will taste through several different examples of wines that you might like to add to your everyday favorite list.   This continent has something for everyone!

DEMONSTRATION $45

Register:  here

 

Homemade Pasta & Sauces

Saturday, July 29, 2017

6:00 - 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON $60

Register:  here

One of our most popular classes, learn the art of making and preparing pasta from scratch. Students will learn how to prepare dough, use a pasta machine and create three different pasta sauces with three different styles of pasta. MENU: Greens with Balsamic and Pine Nuts; Fettuccini with Proscuitto,Cream and Nutmeg. Tagliatelle with Rustic Tomato Sauce and Pappardelle with Bolognese. 

You Say Tomato .....

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

6:00 - 9:00 PM

For those of us who grow tomatoes - nothing beats the delicious, juicy bite of a fresh picked garden grown tomato. For those of us who rely on other means (Whole Foods, any one?),tomatoes are a basic part of summer cuisine. Why not learn some different ways to prepare this absolutely essential summer fruit - that's right, technically it is a fruit (it has seeds). MENU: Fried Green Tomatoes with Avocado and Eggs (Bonus Recipe); Parmesean Zucchini Tomato Bake; Chicken Caprese; Scalloped Tomatoes and Tomato Green Bean Summer Salad.

HANDS-ON $60

Register:  here

 

Summer Garden Party

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

6:00 - 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON $65

Register:  here

 

Beach House Supper

Thursday, August 3, 2017

6:00 - 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON $60

Register:  here

 

Cooking Cajun with Chef Whitney Miller

Friday, August 4, 2017

6:00 - 9:00 PM

Just thinking of eating Cajun food is a treat in itself. Now imagine not only eating but also spending a wonderful evening learning how to prepare Cajun, followed by a great meal with adult beverages. Laissez les bon temp rouler - let the good times roll! MENU Includes: Muffuletta Deviled Eggs; Cajun Shrimp and Grits and White Chocolate Bread Pudding Beignets. 

HANDS-ON $65

Register:  here

 

 

Couples Cook - Tapas Evening in Spain

Saturday, August 5, 2017

6:00 - 9:00 PM

The word Tapas generally refers to appetizers served with cocktails or apertifs. They can range from something as simple as olives and cheese to hot and or cold hor's doeurves. The best part of Tapas is the sharing of delicious food with friends and family. Chef Laura has a great menu designed to cover all those bases and more - MENU: Warm Marinated Olives; Patatas Bravas (potatoes with smoked paprika tomato aioli); Chili Garlic Shrimp with Chorizo; Grilled Tomato Rubbed Bread with Serrano Ham and Manchego Cheese.

HANDS-ON $ 120 per couple - please note - this registration is for 2 people

Register:  here

 

Mediterranean Grilling

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

6:00 - 9:00 PM

Fortunately those of us who live in Nashville can use our grills almost all year long. This class has some delicious, simple ideas for your grill that have a healthy Mediterranean vibe. In addition, they are a bit out of the box with flavors which is exactly what we like when we fire up our grill! MENU: Shrimp with Red Pepper Hummus; Grilled Pita Bread; Baba Ghanoush; Turkish Chicken Kebabs with Grilled Sweet Peppers; Spiced Lamb Skewers with Tomatoes and Onions; Tabouli Salad and Minted Melon Salad.

HANDS-ON $60

Register:  here

 

 

Preserving the Harvest

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

6:00 - 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON $65

Register:  here

Growing your own fruits and vegetables is a challenge to some and a relaxing moment to others. Preserving all of the things that you have produced, however, is something everyone wants to achieve. This hands-on class will cover canning, dehydrating and freezing. Students will participate in preparing Tomato Jam; Drying Herbs and making pickles. A light dinner will be included. MENU: Tomato Jam; Pickled Peppers; Dried Herbs and Frozen Okra.

 

Puff the Magic Pastry

Thursday, August 10, 2017

6:00 - 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON $60

Register:  here

There is nothing that compares to the delicious taste of true puff pastry. Layers and layers of butter and flour baked until they are "puffed" and perfectly browned. What better class than learning how to use this wonderful pastry. If you have been intimidated in the past or are a bit nervous about working with this challenging dough, we have all the tricks. MENU: Spanikopita (Greek Spinach Pie); Chicken Wellingtons;  Bacon Onion Tart, Turnovers and Asparagus Proscuitto Bundles (Bonus recipe).

 

 

Beyond Pinot Grigio

Friday, August 11, 2017

6:30 - 7:30 PM

It’s going to be hot for another couple of months! Italy has so many wonderful white wines, beyond Pinot Grigio.  Come and discover some refreshing and quaffable white wines from one of the most popular vacation destinations of our lifetime. 

DEMONSTRATION $25

Register:  here

 

Couples Cook: Vietnamese Favorites

Saturday, August 12, 2017

6:00PM - 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON $120.00 per couple - Please note this registration is for two people

Register:  here

We love it when our teachers are globe trotters and learn first hand the cuisine of another country. Chef Karen and her sidekick Tom have traveled to Vietnam and have brought back their great insight as well as lots of fun information about cuisine and technique. Chef Karen has narrowed this down to a perfect class for our Couples Cook. MENU: Fresh Summer Rolls; Pho Bo (Beef Noodle Soup); Bahn Mi with Viet Fries (Traditionals Sandwiches); Iced Vietnamese Coffee and Banana Cake (Bonus Recipe)

Cooking with Herbs

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON $60

Register:  here

Herbs are one of the great things that grow in our Southern climate. Actually, they grow too well, sometimes! This class will explore all of the delicious, arromatic herbs that we grow so well and the wonderful things we can create using them. Sweet Basil, Cilantro, Rosemary, Thyme, Thai Basil, Tarragon, Oregano, Marjoram and Parsley. 

 

 

Sushi 101

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

6:00 PM - 8:30PM

You will work hands-on to discover the techniques for making and rolling sushi. You'll learn the basics including making and forming sushi rice, assembling fillings, and rolling ingredients using a bamboo mat to make beautifully shaped sushi. MENU: Inside-Out California Rolls; Nigiri Sushi (Hand-Pressed Sushi with Salmon & tuna) Spicy Tuna Rolls; Vegetable/Cream Cheese Roll and Salt and Pepper Edame.

HANDS-ON $65

Register:  here

 

Couples Cook Pizza with Dr. Rob (a.k.a. The Bread Doctor)

Friday, August 18, 2017

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON $120.00 per couple - please note, this registration is for 2 people

Register:  here

One of our most popular classes, Dr. Rob has spent many hours perfecting his techniques. He has created a pizza oven environment using inexpensive tiles along with his own spin on the perfect crust. Students work in pairs to prepare a dough, shape their pizza and learn all about the art of creating the perfect toppings. Class includes Caesar Salad along with Ice Cream Sundaes and of course, adult beverages if you choose. 

 

Couples Cook: Bibimbap Workshop

Saturday, August 19, 2017

6:00 - 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON $120.00 - please note - this registration is for 2 people

Register:  here

Living in Korea allowed Chef Laura to pefect her recipes and cooking techniques. This interesting class is all about Korean Rice and Noodles. Students will make Bibimbap (Mixed Rice); Kalguksu (hand-cut noodles) and Korean Maki Rolls. If you are looking to break out of your cooking box, this is it! MENU: Dak-Kalguksu (Hand Cut Noodle Soup with Chicken, Bibimbap (Spicy Vegetable, Beef and Egg Stir Fry; Kimchi Kimbap (Korean Sushi Roll with Kimchi).

 

Pho Workshop

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

6:00 - 9:00 PM

Pho is one of those magical dishes that when properly made adds different levels of flavors to whatever you are tasting. It also requires a bit of expertise and time. So much so, that this class is a demonstration for our students to watch and learn. And, of course, to enjoy the finished product in a variety of dishes. MENU: Pho Bo (Beef Noodle Soup); Pho Ga (Chicken Noodle Soup) and Vietnamese Summer Rolls (Bonus)

DEMONSTRATION $45.00

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Farmers Market - Vegetarian-Style

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

6:00 - 9:00

Whole Foods is brimming with great seasonal produce. Our menu will be determine by what is freshest and seasonal. Students will prepare a variety of vegetarian dishes featuring the best our produce department has to offer! MENU: To be determined at class time - please call for more specifics closer to class.

HANDS ON $60.00

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Essentials of Thai Cuisine

Thursday, August 24, 2017

6:00 - 9:00

Still a hot commodity - the popularity of Thai food continues to grow and create interest in techniques, spices and recipes. Chef Karen has lots of great stories from her visit to Thailand along with some of her favorite dishes. Students will participate in this hands-on class to recreate classic dishes along with MJ's favorite, Thai Tea.(Love it!) MENU: Tom Yum Soup; Red Curry Chicken; Stir Fried Beef with Basil; Sticky Rice with Mango and Thai Iced Tea.  

HANDS-ON $ 60.00

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Wines of the Loire Valley

Friday, August 25, 2017

6:30 - 8:30 PM

France has gifted us winelovers with so many amazing wines. It is so difficult to take 2 hours and cover the whole country.  Let’s go region by region.  This 2 hour class will go the regions of the Loire Valley and taste and learn about this historic wine region.  Both red and white ( and rose!) wine lovers will be happy in this region. 

HANDS-ON $45.00 

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Celebration of Curry

Saturday, August  26, 2017

6:00 - 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON $60.00

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If you only think Curry Powder (which by the way isn't actually a spice), you are missing out on a world of taste bud challenges. Curry dishes are popular around the globe and especially in Salud! Join Chef Karen as you taste your way around the world - curry style. MENU: India - Rogan Josh (Kashmiri-Style Lamb Curry); Burma -Curried Pork Belly with Fresh Ginger; Malaysia - Laksa (Curried Shrimp Noodle Soup); Thailand - Panang Beef Curry and Jasmine Rice. 

 

Knife Skills

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

6:00 - 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON $60.00

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The art of using a knife properly is a lifetime skill. Our Salud! instructors will take you from how to purchase a knife to being comfortable whether chopping a carrot or dicing an onion. Students will use their newly prepared foods to create a delicious meal at the end of class. MENU: Vegetable Soup, Seasonal Fruit Salad; Chicken with White Wine Sauce and Fresh Pineapple Upside Cake.

At the Lake House

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

6:00 - 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON $ 60.00

 

Homemade Pasta and Sauces

Friday, August 31, 2017

6:00 - 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON $60.00

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One of our most popular classes, learn the art of making and preparing pasta from scratch. Students will learn how to prepare dough, use a pasta machine and create three different pasta sauces with three different styles of pasta. MENU: Greens with Balsamic and Pine Nuts; Fettuccini with Proscuitto,Cream and Nutmeg. Tagliatelle with Rustic Tomato Sauce and Pappardelle with Bolognese.