Salud Cooking School in Memphis

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 and hands-on cooking and wine classes, led by our own in-store instructors as well as some of Memphis' most exciting chefs, artisans and authors. Our instructional kitchen 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 901-969-4199 or email brianna.rogers@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 within Whole Foods Market, off Poplar Avenue in East Memphis.

5014 Poplar Ave

Memphis, TN 38117

Store Phone Number: (901) 969-4368

Direct Salud Phone Number (901) 969-4199

Map and Direction

 

Class Information

All classes include recipes or a class lecture packet and servings of each recipe prepared.

•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 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. 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.  "Families Cook" classes are planned for an adult and child to take together; our "Kids Cook" and "Teens Cook" classes are planned for the specific age range listed within the class description.  Please contact us if you have any specific questions about a class.

•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.

 

Arrival

Please check in at the customer service desk upon arrival. We recommend arriving 15 minutes prior to the start of class. You will be directed to the cooking school located near the east side of the building.

 

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.

 

Allergens

Please contact Bri Rogers if you have any allergens or have any questions about any ingredients used in a particular class.  We will do our best to accomodate these requests.

 

Private Classes

Need a place to have your next corporate event, shower or birthday party? We offer custom-designed demonstration or hands-on classes. Call us at (901) 969-4199 or email Bri Rogers for more information.

 

Mailing List

Would you like to receive the quarterly calendar of classes, special offers, and seasonal recipes by email? Call us at (901) 969-4199 or email Bri Rogers to be added to our electronic mailing list.

 

Chef Volunteer Assistant Program

Do you love food?  Are you passionate about Cooking?  Excited to enhance your culinary skills?  Become a Volunteer Chef Assistant today and start earning points towards FREE Cooking Classes!  For more information contact Bri Rogers or call us at (901) 969-4199.

 

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 $25 to $119. These are available for purchase by calling (901) 969-4199 or in person at the Customer Service desk.

 


 

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Summer Camp Dates!!

Hands-On  $250.00/week  10:00a- 1:00p Daily

This Summer kids can tie on an apron and take over the kitchen at Salud! Cooking School.  Students will take a world culinary tour and create a mix of dishes from popular cuisines and sit down to enjoy their delicious meals 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 will grasp many of the fundamentals of great cooking and develop healthy habits that will last a lifetime.

Students may invite one guest to lunch on Day 5; invited guests should arrive at 1:00p.

 

 

 

Summer Camp 2017 Dates

AGES 6-9  July 10th - 14th - SOLD OUT!!

 

AGES 10-12  June 26th - 30th - SOLD OUT!!

July 17th - 21st - SOLD OUT!!

 

AGES 13 AND UP  July 24th - 28th

 

Monday - Latin

Chicken Tortilla Soup; Fresh Corn and Mango Salad with Honey Lime Vinaigrette; Enchiladas Suizas; Perfect Mexican Rice; Chocolate Spiced Brownies

Tuesday - Eastern European

Crisp Apple Salad; Chicken Schnitzel; Homemade Spaetzle with 3 Cheeses and Herbs; Pan Roasted Carrots with Buttered Bread Crumbs; Rote Grütze (Fruit and Vanilla Custard)

Wednesday - Indian

Kofta Meatballs with Creamy Tomato Sauce; Potato Samosas with Cilantro Chutney; Chicken Tikka Masala with Sautéed Onions; Rice Pulao; Pistachio & Cardamom Ice Cream

Thursday - American

Cobb Salad with Homemade Ranch Dressing; Parmesan Potato Wedges; Oven "Fried" Chicken Tenders; All-American Apple Turnovers with Cheddar Cheese; Strawberry Lemonade

Friday - Italian

Homemade Veggie and Cheese Stromboli Bites; Italian Chop Salad; Chicken Cacciatore with Parmesan Herbed Pasta; Lemon Ricotta Cheese Cookies with Vanilla Gelato

Register Now!

or call (901) 969-4199

 

 


 

SUMMER 2017 CLASS SCHEDULE

 

 

 

 

Monday, June 26 - Friday June 30

10:00a - 1:00p M-TH; 10:00a - 1:30p F

Camp Salud! Summer Camp for Master Chefs - SOLD OUT!!

Hands On - $250.00/week   AGES 10-12

This Summer kids can tie on an apron and take over the kitchen at Salud! Cooking School.  Students will take a world culinary tour and create a mix of dishes from popular cuisines and sit down to enjoy their delicious meals 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 will grasp many of the fundamentals of great cooking and develop healthy habits that will last a lifetime.

Students may invite one guest to lunch on Day 5; invited guests should arrive at 1:00p.

MENU: Monday - Latin Chicken Tortilla Soup; Fresh Corn and Mango Salad with Honey Lime Vinaigrette; Enchiladas Suizas; Perfect Mexican Rice; Chocolate Spiced Brownies

Tuesday - Eastern European Crisp Apple Salad; Chicken Schnitzel; Homemade Spaetzle with 3 Cheeses and Herbs; Pan Roasted Carrots with Buttered Bread Crumbs; Rote Grütze (Fruit and Vanilla Custard)

Wednesday - Indian Kofta Meatballs with Creamy Tomato Sauce; Potato Samosas with Cilantro Chutney; Chicken Tikka Masala with Sautéed Onions; Rice Pulao; Pistachio & Cardamom Ice Cream

Thursday - American Cobb Salad with Homemade Ranch Dressing; Parmesan Potato Wedges; Oven "Fried" Chicken Tenders; All-American Apple Turnovers with Cheddar Cheese; Strawberry Lemonade

Friday - Italian Homemade Veggie and Cheese Stromboli Bites; Italian Chop Salad; Chicken Cacciatore with Parmesan Herbed Pasta; Lemon Ricotta Cheese Cookies with Vanilla Gelato 

Register Now!

or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Tuesday, June 27

6:00 - 9:00p

Knife Skills and Culinary Essentials

Hands On - $59.00

Jump-start your cooking skills in this relaxed, fun-filled class!  You will practice proper techniques and timesaving skills for slicing, dicing, and chopping in the most efficient manner and the proper way to sharpen and care for your knives. We will get you on your cooking feet, teaching you how to use knives skillfully, safely, and efficiently, while preparing a myriad of menu items. If possible, please bring your own chef’s knife and paring knife to class (although it is certainly not necessary).

MENU: Vegetable Fried Rice; Vegetable Stir Fry; Teriyaki Beef Stir Fry; Shrimp Lo Mein; Almond Cookies

Register Now!

or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Friday, June 30

6:00 - 9:00p

Patriotic Summer

Hands On - $59.00

Fireworks and Lightning bugs; picnic blankets and stars; grills and get-togehers.  For many, it's not really Summer until the Fourth of July.  In tonight's class we'll get you ready for the Fourth and all its Star-Spangled Glory!  These recipes will keep you celebrating all Summer long!

MENU: America Kale-Yeah Salad; Southern Style Buttermilk Fried Chicken Tenders; Fireworks Coleslaw; Picnic Perfect Potato Salad; All-American Trifle

Register Now!

or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Saturday, July 1

10:00a - 1:00p

Kids Cook: Celebrate the USA!

Hands On - $39.00   AGES 10 & UP

Our Nation's Birthday is approaching and today we will whip up a delicious meal to help you celebrate!  Perfect for the upcoming Fourth Celebrations and celebrations all Summer long!

MENU: Sour Cherry Lemonade; Chicken Burgers with Avocado Ranch Sauce; Grilled Corn with Cilantro Butter; Red, White & Blue Fingerling Potato Salad; Strawberry & Blueberry Shortcakes with Cream 

Register Now!

or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Saturday, July 1

5:00 - 8:00p

Date Night: Brazilian Steakhouse 

Hands On - $119.00 per couple  

Do you like grilled meats?  Really like grilled meats??  Then this is the class for you!  Tonight we'll be grilling up a variety of meats in the Brazilian churrasco style as well as balance it out with fresh salad and hearty garlic potatoes.  And don't forget dessert!  Sign up today to learn grilling techniques that will take your next barbecue to the Brazilian pampas!

MENU: Seasonal Garden Salad with Herb Vinaigrette; Marinated Sirloin Tips; Bacon Wrapped Chicken Thighs; Herb Crusted Lamb Kabobs; Garlic Buttered Mashed Potatoes; Brazilian Caramel Flan  

Register Now!

or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Thursday, July 6

6:00 - 8:30p

Summer Entertaining: Party Appetzers

Hands On - $49.00

Summer is the perfect time for entertaining - the days are long and the patio and backyard calls!    In tonight's class we'll whip up some easy appetizers that look and taste amazing yet are easy to put together for that last-minute hang out with friends and family.

MENU: Watermelon & Heirloom Tomato Salad Bites with Raspberry White Balsamic Vinaigrette; Grilled Chicken Kabobs with Mint, Red Onion, & Greek Dressing; Hummus 3 Ways; Pistachio-Crusted Scallops with Citrus Vinaigrette; Mini Potatoes with Bacon and Paprika

Register Now!

or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Friday, July 7 

6:00 - 9:00p

Picnic Perfect

Hands On - $59.00

In the Summertime when the weather is warm and the nights cool, few things are better to soak in the rays or enjoy the company of friends and family than with a picnic.  Tonight we'll whip up some tasty picnic friendly food as well as talk about some tips and tricks to packing the perfect basket.  One lucky participant will recieve a picnic basket ready to fill with goodies!

MENU: Summer Panzanella with Charred Vegetables; Garlic and Three Cheese Beer Crackers with Spicy Tomato Jam; Citrusy Chicken Salad Bundles;  Corn, Red Onion and Arugula Salad;  Fresh Raspberry Jam Bars

Register Now!

or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Saturday, July 8

10:00a - 1:00p

Kids Cook: Ice Cream Treats

Hands On - $39.00   AGES 6 TO 9

Who doesn't love a dish of ice cream on a hot Summer day?  In today's class, the kids will learn not only how to churn up some of the best ice cream treats around, but also basic culinary techniques from baking to custard making.  This is definitely a class not to be missed!

MENU: Homemade Vanilla Bean Ice Cream; Classic Strawberry Ice Cream; Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Cookie Sandwiches; Fudge-sicles; Strawberry Milkshakes; Build Your Own Banana Splits

Register Now!

or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Saturday, July 8

5:00 - 8:00p

Date Night: Italian Summer - SOLD OUT!!

Hands On - $119.00 per couple

 Italy is one of the most popular destinations in the world, thanks to the extent of its cultural treasures. The tasty dishes found on local tables are no exception and represent wonders of simplicity and flavors. Even classical French cuisine, which is widely admired, for the most part has its origins in Italy, transported by the chefs who followed the French court of Caterina de'Medici in the 1500s. Tonight, we’ll explore the enchanting cuisine of this country, hopping along to different cities as we learn some of its most popular dishes. 

MENU:  Fried Zucchini and Squash with Lemon and Parsley;  Insalata Siciliana (Sicilian Salad); Spaghetti with Garlic, Tomatoes and Breadcrumbs; Bistecche all'aceto Balsamico (Grilled Steak with Balsamic Vinegar); Zuppa Inglese

Register Now!

or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Sunday, July 9

3:00 - 6:00p

Burgers and Brews

Hands On - $59.00  AGES 21 AND UP

A match made in heaven – beer and burgers!  Tonight we’ll give the guys a chance to show off their grilling prowess by cooking up some mouth-watering burgers complete with all the fixins!  Of course there will be a frosty pint or two to help wash it all down

MENU: Southern Pimento Cheese Turkey Burgers; Cast Iron Crispy Beef Burgers; Greek Style Lamb Burgers with Tzatziki; North Carolina Slaw; Parmesan Garlic Roasted Potatoes; Peanut Butter and Chocolate “Burger” Bites

Register Now!

or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Monday, July 10 - Friday July 14

10:00a - 1:00p M-TH; 10:00a - 1:30p F

Camp Salud! Summer Camp for Little Chefs - SOLD OUT!!!

Hands On - $250.00/week   AGES 6 TO 9

This Summer kids can tie on an apron and take over the kitchen at Salud! Cooking School.  Students will take a world culinary tour and create a mix of dishes from popular cuisines and sit down to enjoy their delicious meals 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 will grasp many of the fundamentals of great cooking and develop healthy habits that will last a lifetime.

Students may invite one guest to lunch on Day 5; invited guests should arrive at 1:00p.

MENU: Monday - Latin Chicken Tortilla Soup; Fresh Corn and Mango Salad with Honey Lime Vinaigrette; Enchiladas Suizas; Perfect Mexican Rice; Chocolate Spiced Brownies

Tuesday - Eastern European Crisp Apple Salad; Chicken Schnitzel; Homemade Spaetzle with 3 Cheeses and Herbs; Pan Roasted Carrots with Buttered Bread Crumbs; Rote Grütze (Fruit and Vanilla Custard)

Wednesday - Indian Kofta Meatballs with Creamy Tomato Sauce; Potato Samosas with Cilantro Chutney; Chicken Tikka Masala with Sautéed Onions; Rice Pulao; Pistachio & Cardamom Ice Cream

Thursday - American Cobb Salad with Homemade Ranch Dressing; Parmesan Potato Wedges; Oven "Fried" Chicken Tenders; All-American Apple Turnovers with Cheddar Cheese; Strawberry Lemonade

Friday - Italian Homemade Veggie and Cheese Stromboli Bites; Italian Chop Salad; Chicken Cacciatore with Parmesan Herbed Pasta; Lemon Ricotta Cheese Cookies with Vanilla Gelato 

Register Now!

or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Saturday, July 15

5:00 - 8:00p

Healthy 4 You: Sweets and Snacks with Gary Berglund

Hands On - $59.00

Desserts don’t have to be full of sugar and unhealthy fats. When it’s time to indulge, why not use the best ingredients out there so you can feel good about what you’re eating? Learn a new approach to desserts with a repertoire of healthy sweet treats you can have on hand that will still satisfy your sweet tooth. Gary Berglund combines his experience as a nutrition coach and trainer with his love of good food. His mission is to show that healthy eating can be delicious, simple and easy to accomplish.

MENU: Bacon-wrapped Snack Bites; Protein Truffles; Dairy-free Ranch with Crudite; Gut Healing Macaroons; Grain-free Berry Tarts; Chocolate Dipping Fun Time!

Register Now!

or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Monday, July 17 - Friday July 21

10:00a - 1:00p M-TH; 10:00a - 1:30p F

Camp Salud! Summer Camp for Master Chefs - SOLD OUT!!

Hands On - $250.00/week   AGES 10 TO 12

This Summer kids can tie on an apron and take over the kitchen at Salud! Cooking School.  Students will take a world culinary tour and create a mix of dishes from popular cuisines and sit down to enjoy their delicious meals 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 will grasp many of the fundamentals of great cooking and develop healthy habits that will last a lifetime.

Students may invite one guest to lunch on Day 5; invited guests should arrive at 1:00p.

MENU: Monday - Latin Chicken Tortilla Soup; Fresh Corn and Mango Salad with Honey Lime Vinaigrette; Enchiladas Suizas; Perfect Mexican Rice; Chocolate Spiced Brownies

Tuesday - Eastern European Crisp Apple Salad; Chicken Schnitzel; Homemade Spaetzle with 3 Cheeses and Herbs; Pan Roasted Carrots with Buttered Bread Crumbs; Rote Grütze (Fruit and Vanilla Custard)

Wednesday - Indian Kofta Meatballs with Creamy Tomato Sauce; Potato Samosas with Cilantro Chutney; Chicken Tikka Masala with Sautéed Onions; Rice Pulao; Pistachio & Cardamom Ice Cream

Thursday - American Cobb Salad with Homemade Ranch Dressing; Parmesan Potato Wedges; Oven "Fried" Chicken Tenders; All-American Apple Turnovers with Cheddar Cheese; Strawberry Lemonade

Friday - Italian Homemade Veggie and Cheese Stromboli Bites; Italian Chop Salad; Chicken Cacciatore with Parmesan Herbed Pasta; Lemon Ricotta Cheese Cookies with Vanilla Gelato 

Register Now!

or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Tuesday, July 18

6:00 - 7:30p

Mixology 101: Crafting the Perfect Cocktail

Demonstration - $25.00  AGES 21 AND UP

Register Now!

or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Friday, July 21

6:00 - 9:00p

Date Night: Grilling Pizza

Hands On - $119.00 per couple

In tonight's hands-on class, couples will knead, flip and toss their way to creating the perfect pizza pie at home.  We'll start off with homemade dough, whip up some homemade sauces and create pizzas that any Italian Mamma would love.  We'll also teach you how you can get a wonderful charred, oven-fired taste to your pizza by using the favorite Summer kitchen appliance - the grill!  We'll use it to not only cook up our toppings but bring everything together over the coals.

MENU: Pizza Dough; Classic Tomato Sauce; Easy Garden Pesto; Creamy Parmesan White Sauce; Fresh Tomato Pizza with Arugula and Prosciutto; Chargrilled Veggie and Pesto Pizza; Steak and Potato Pizza; Stonefruit Dessert Pizza with Honeyed Mascarpone

Register Now!

or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Saturday, July 22

10:00a - 1:00p

Kids Cook: Sushi Workshop

Hands On - $39.00  AGES 10 AND UP

Your budding chef will work hands-on to discover the techniques for making and rolling sushi. By learning the basics including making and forming sushi rice, assembling fillings, and rolling ingredients using a bamboo mat to make beautifully shaped sushi, they’ll be ready to recreate these tasty creations at home!

MENU: Inside-Out California Rolls; Tamago (Egg) Nigiri (Hand pressed Sushi); Spicy Shrimp Rolls; Cucumber Rolls.

Register Now!

or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Saturday, July 22

5:00 - 8:00p

In Season: Peaches

Hands On - $59.00

Every season has its charm and certainly one of the charms of summer has got to be peaches. We’re infatuated with peaches and our kitchens are full of peachy possibilities for this delightful stone fruit. We’ll discuss selection, clingstones and freestones, and the best way to freeze them to enjoy later. Students learn how to roast, grill, and broil them to serve up a myriad of dishes from appetizers to dessert. You’ll leave with a fresh look at this abundant summer fruit. 

MENU:  Goat Cheese with Simple Peach Chutney; Arugula & Prosciutto Salad with Roasted Peaches & Pecorino; Grilled Lamb Chops with Rosemary & Grilled Peach Buerre Blanc over Grilled Kale; Broiled Peaches with Peach Brandy Sabayon; White Peach Bellini;

Register Now!

or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Sunday, July 23

3:00 - 6:00p

Best of the South: Southern Faves

Hands On - $59.00

Here in the South, we know what makes a delicious meal.  Today we will create some of these southern favorites - and maybe introduce you to your new favorite dishes!

MENU: Fried Green Tomatoes with Goat Cheese and Bacon; Cornmeal Crusted Buttermilk Fried Chicken; Grits and Greens Spoon Bread; Field Peas with Snaps; Crispy Sage Skillet Cornbread; Coconut Cake with Ambrosia Filling  

Register Now!

or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Monday, July 24 - Friday July 28

10:00a - 1:00p M-TH; 10:00a - 1:30p F

Camp Salud! Summer Camp for Teens

Hands On - $250.00/week   AGES 13 AND UP

This Summer kids can tie on an apron and take over the kitchen at Salud! Cooking School.  Students will take a world culinary tour and create a mix of dishes from popular cuisines and sit down to enjoy their delicious meals 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 will grasp many of the fundamentals of great cooking and develop healthy habits that will last a lifetime.

Students may invite one guest to lunch on Day 5; invited guests should arrive at 1:00p.

MENU: Monday - Latin Chicken Tortilla Soup; Fresh Corn and Mango Salad with Honey Lime Vinaigrette; Enchiladas Suizas; Perfect Mexican Rice; Chocolate Spiced Brownies

Tuesday - Eastern European Crisp Apple Salad; Chicken Schnitzel; Homemade Spaetzle with 3 Cheeses and Herbs; Pan Roasted Carrots with Buttered Bread Crumbs; Rote Grütze (Fruit and Vanilla Custard)

Wednesday - Indian Kofta Meatballs with Creamy Tomato Sauce; Potato Samosas with Cilantro Chutney; Chicken Tikka Masala with Sautéed Onions; Rice Pulao; Pistachio & Cardamom Ice Cream

Thursday - American Cobb Salad with Homemade Ranch Dressing; Parmesan Potato Wedges; Oven "Fried" Chicken Tenders; All-American Apple Turnovers with Cheddar Cheese; Strawberry Lemonade

Friday - Italian Homemade Veggie and Cheese Stromboli Bites; Italian Chop Salad; Chicken Cacciatore with Parmesan Herbed Pasta; Lemon Ricotta Cheese Cookies with Vanilla Gelato 

Register Now!

or call (901) 969-4199

 
 

Tuesday, July 25

6:00 - 9:00p

Summer Berry Desserts

Hands On - $55.00

It's berry time!!  Though available year round, berries are never better than during the warm Summer months, and these recipes help you make the most of those juicy, sweet jewels of fruit!

MENU: Brown Butter Berry Tarts; Blackberry Slump with Lemon Ice Cream; Strawberry Shortcake with Meyer Lemon Whipped Cream; Raspberry Crème Brûlée; Chocolate Whoopie Pies with Raspberry Butter Cream Filling

Register Now!

or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Thursday, July 27

5:30 - 6:30p

Volunteer Orientation

FREE

Are you an aspiring foodie? Want to help the chefs prep and be an integral part of the cooking class? Expand your culinary horizons through our Student Volunteer Kitchen Program. We welcome anyone with an interest in learning, meeting people, and assisting in the kitchen. It’s easy – attend this orientation class and get started. After four classes, you’ll receive a credit for a free class of your choice! Space is limited; registration for orientation is required.

or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Friday, July 28

6:00 - 9:00p

Classic Pub Cuisines with Penny Behnes

Hands On - $59.00

Salud favorite, Chef Penny Behnes is back and ready to share with you more outstanding fish dishes!  Penny’s love for food comes out in every dish she creates and in tonight’s class she will share that passion with you.  Tonight she shares her expertise on Classic British Pub Cuisine - you'll feel like you've been transported across the pond!  Sign up today so that you don’t miss out on this one of a kind, delicious experience!  

MENU: Pear, Fennel and Walnut Soup; Sausage Pastries with Mustard Dipping Sauce; Lancashire Hot Pot (Beef Stew with Sliced Potato and Fresh Thyme Crust); Bread and Butter Pudding with Whiskey Sauce

Register Now!

or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Saturday, July 29

10:00a - 1:00p

Kids Cook: Tex Mex

Hands On - $39.00   AGES 6 TO 9

This morning we head to the border of Texas to re-create some classic and super tasty Tex-Mex cuisine.  This type of cuisine is a true blend of Mexican and Texan food and is full of flavor!  

MENU:Black Bean Soup with Cilantro and Sour Cream; Ooey Gooey Cheese Enchiladas; Taco Nachos; Tex Mex Rice; Sopapillas with Cinnamon Chocolate Drizzle

Register Now!

or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Saturday, July 29

5:00 - 8:00p

Knife Skills and Culinary Essentials

Hands On - $59.00

Jump-start your cooking skills in this relaxed, fun-filled class!  You will practice proper techniques and timesaving skills for slicing, dicing, and chopping in the most efficient manner and the proper way to sharpen and care for your knives. We will get you on your cooking feet, teaching you how to use knives skillfully, safely, and efficiently, while preparing a myriad of menu items. If possible, please bring your own chef’s knife and paring knife to class (although it is certainly not necessary).

MENU: Salad with Classic French Vinaigrette & Warm Goat Cheese Croutons; Escalope de Poulet Aux Champignons; Seasonal Summer Vegetable Tian; Hasselback Potatoes; Chocolate Molten Cakes

Register Now!

or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Tuesday, August 1

6:00 - 9:00p

5 Ingredient Meals

Hands On - $59.00

It’s challenging to be a great cook on time-pressed weeknights.  Who says that you need a lot of ingredients to make a wonderful meal? In this class we'll show you that you can easily create delicious and healthy meals from start to finish using only 5 ingredients.  We'll also share tips on how you can make dinner time easier with pantry stocking tips and tricks.  Dinnertime has never been so easy!

MENU: Chop Salad with Giardiniera; Italian Green Beans with Oven Roasted Tomatoes; Spaghetti Carbonara; Tuscan Grilled Chicken; Buttermilk Panna Cotta with Sugared Peaches 

Register Now!

or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Thursday, August 3

6:00 - 9:00p

Back to School Meals

Hands On - $59.00

We can all use a bit of inspiration when it comes to dinner.  With tonight's class we'll focus on how you can create different and delicious meals for you and your family quickly and easily.  Perfect for those evenings where time is short, this is a way for family time to still be spent together around the dinner table.

MENU: 

Mustard Pork Chops with Gnocchi and Lemony Sauteed Greens;  Quick Green Chile Chicken Chilaquiles; Shrimp with Corn, Basil and Tomatoes; Spaghetti Carbonara 

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Friday, August 4

6:30 - 8:30p

Paleo-tyzing Meals with Nourishe

Demonstration - $45.00

MENU: Crudité Platter with Walnut Red Pepper Dip; Orange Zest Shrimp Stir fry; Cauliflower Rice Pilaf with Triple Onions;  Tropical Spice Cake with Pineapple Topping

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Saturday, August 5

10:00a - 1:00p

Families Cook: I Can Make Dinner!

Hands On - $39.00 for adults; $29.00 for kids   AGES 4 AND UP

Have a budding chef in your kitchen?  Today, let them show you how they can help get a delicious dinner on the table!!  We'll create a few dinner perfect recipes that can easily be made by your young culinarian.  Class is designed for an adult and child to take together.

MENU: Crazy Skillet Lasagna, Lemony and Buttery Roasted Broccoli; Perfect Herbed Couscous; Parmesan Roasted Chicken Bites; Chocolate Cookie Trifles

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Saturday, August 5

5:00 - 8:00p

Late Summer Brunch

Hands On - $59.00

We do love our brunches! If you are looking to update your menu with some delicious, easy ideas, join us at Salud! as we venture beyond the egg casserole. This menu features classic dishes but includes new techniques, new flavor combinations, some lighter, healthier ideas.   As always, we'll offer up wonderful do-ahead plans to allow you to enjoy the meal along with your guests as the Summer winds down to a close.

MENU: 

New Orleans Style Shrimp and Grits; Peach Scones with Homemade Raspberry Butter; Summer Fruit Salad; Roasted Chicken, Potato and Greens Frittata; Stone Fruit and Strawberry Bellinis

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Sunday, August 6

3:00 - 6:00p

Chinese Takeout Favorites

Hands On - $59.00

Tonight we're delving into the wonderful fresh flavors of Chinese cuisine.  We'll make a lot of Chinese favorites as well as teach you Chinese cooking techniques and how to get the most out of your wok.  There will be no need to call for takeout after tonight's class!

MENU: Fried Egg Rolls with Hot Mustard Dipping Sauce; Vegetable Fried Rice, Hong Kong Fried Chicken; Mongolian Beef; Stir Fried Vegetables

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Tuesday, August 8

6:00 - 9:00p

Southern Cakes and Pies

Hands On - $59.00

Here in the South, we know a thing or two about desserts.  In tonight's class, we'll show you how to transform simple ingredients into the best baked goods and focus on creating the perfect crust from scratch and layer cakes that are top notch. You'll take away essential baking techniques that will help you not only turn out delicious baked goods year round, but also give you the confidence to delve into more baking and cooking experiences.  

MENU: Lemon Chess Pie; Hummingbird Cake; Peach and Local Honeyed Mascarpone Tart; Red Velvet Cupcakes; Cheery Cherry-Ginger Turnovers

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Thursday, August 10

6:00 - 9:00p

Single Sheet Pan Meals

Hands On - $59.00

With our busy lives, one pot/pan meals have become staples in our kitchens.  The latest trend is sheet pan meals: dinners that are created on a single sheet pan for ease of preparation and clean up!  Tonight we'll give you some recipes to get you started on your own culinary journey!

MENU: Asian Baked Red Snapper Fillets with New Potatoes and Green Onions; Turkey Meatloaves with Sweet Potatoes; Garlicky Chicken with Lemon Roasted Broccoli; Simple Herbed Couscous 

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Friday, August 11

6:00 - 9:00p

Homemade Pasta and Sauce

Hands On - $59.00

If you haven’t got 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 and pasta sheets for lasagna; and, to top them all off, prepare quick and easy 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: Spaghetti with Tomato and Walnut Pesto; Summer Pasta with Chicken and Corn and Onions; Fettuccine with Zucchini, Almonds and Goat Cheese; Summer Fruit with Honeyed Mascarpone 

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Saturday, August 12

10:00a - 1:00p

Kids Cook: Perfect Lunch

Hands On - $39.00   AGES 6 TO 9

You love assembling your own lunch.  After all, it only makes sense that a person eating the meal would get a creative kick out of shopping, prepping and packing it!  Here's your chance to bring it all together from scratch, as you prepare the recipes, packing the final product into super cool lunch bags that are yours to keep!

MENU: Cheesy Snack Mix; Creamy Tomato Soup; Broccoli Pesto Pasta Salad; Sonoma Chicken Wraps; Smores Brownies

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Saturday, August 12

5:00 - 8:00p

Date Night: Greek Favorites

Hands On - $119.00 per couple

Opa!!!  We're headed to Greece to create some of the iconic dishes from this Mediterreanean getaway.  The fresh and vibrant flavors are the perfect way to celebrate Spring as we transition into the warm months of Summer

MENU: Elliniki Salata (Greek Salad); Avgolomono (Lemon and Chicken Soup); Baked Green Beans with Tomatoes and Feta; Pastitsio (Baked Pasta Casserole); Baklava

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Sunday, August 13

3:00 - 6:00p

Canning and Preserving

Canning and preserving foods are old-fashioned, right?  Not anymore!  Many are resurrecting grandma's tradtion of "putting up" the abundant fruits and vegetables of Summer.  WIth the market overflowing with gorgeous produce, students will learn the method of canning fresh fruits and vegetables and go howe with the know-how to stock a pantry full of canned treasures. Class includes snacks and all materials and supplies.

MENU: Strawberry Jam, Peach Jam, Bread and Butter Pickles, Red Pepper Jelly, Quick Pickled Green Beans; Mango Chutney; Vidalia Onion Jam 

Hands On - $59.00 

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Tuesday, August 15

6:00 - 9:00p

International Beer Garden Party

Hands On - $59.00   AGES 21 AND UP

Push those picnic tables together and break out the beer glasses! We’ll show you how to create the irresistible vibe of an open-air biergarten—that lively, super-social mix of sunshine, music, thirst-quenching frosty brews and hearty party fare. Unwind while we sling together schnitzel sliders, learn the craft of kraut-making, and sample WFM’s stock of Bohemian and Bavarian-style beers.

MENU: Fresh-Baked Pretzels and Cheese Fondue; Schnitzel Sliders with Dilled Cucumber and German Potato Salads; Beer-Braised Wurst; DIY Sauerkraut; Strawberry Palacinka

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Thursday, August 17

6:00 - 9:00p

Everyday Vegetarian: Indian

Hands On - $59.00

Indian cuisine is full of bright flavors and savory spices.  In tonight's class we'll dive into what makes this cuisine unique and share recipes that you can easily recreate in your own home, all while keeping it meat-free!

MENU: Grilled Herb Toasts with Homemade Paneer; Aloo Gobi; 

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Friday, August 18

6:00 - 9:00

Grilling with the Gals

Hands On - $59.00

Grab some Gal-Pals and get yourself out of the kitchen and into the great outdoors!  We're learning how to make a complete menu on the grill, from appetizer, to salad, to dessert! Students learn the fundamentals of proper grilling techniques as well as some exciting new flavor combinations. 

MENU: Achiote Shrimp Skewers with Smokey Lime Vinaigrette; Grilled Panzanella Salad with Pepper Bacon, Roasted Tomatoes, & Chimichurri Dressing; Molé Barbequed Chicken & Jicama Slaw; and Maple-Habañero Glazed Pineapple with Cream. 

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Saturday, August 19

10:00a - 1:00p

Kids Cook: Bake Sale

Hands On - $39.00   AGES 10 AND UP

This class teaches kids basic baking techniques as they prepare delicious recipes that include browines, bars, cookies, and frosted confections. Students will learn the importance of proper measuring, the creaming process, how to use a pastry bag, and how to tell when foods are done baking. Baking is tons of fun and this class will help kids feel confident about their skills in the kitchen.  And will provide them with new recipes sure to raise the most money at their next Bake Sale!!

MENU: Strawberry Lemonade Bars, Curly Chocolate Hazelnut Twists; Peach Melba Hand Pies; Brookie Bites; Key Lime Coin Cookies

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Saturday, August 19

5:00 - 8:00p

Date Night: Perfect Paellas!

Hands On - $119.00 per couple

Tonight it is all about the iconic Spanish dish, Paella.  Each region of Spain has their own unique twist on the dish and tonight we'll whip up a few different recipes.  And of course, wash it all down with a glass of sangria!

MENU: Spanish Cheese Plate; Valencian Paella; Paella Mixta; Paella with Chicken and Coconut Milk 

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Sunday, August 20

4:00 - 5:30p

Beer Pairing with Dogfish Head Brewing

Demonstration - $25.00   AGES 21 AND UP

With warmer weather here and football and tailgating season right around the corner, we will start prepping for outdoor gathering with Dogfish Head Brewing!  Ryan Woody will be on hand to help you choose the right brew for your Spring time parties, event, and all moments in between.  Don't miss out on this beer-centric event!

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Tuesday, August 22

6:00 - 9:00p

Down South Fish Fry

Hands On - $59.00

Tonight we head to the river to bask in the late Summer sun and have a good ol' fashioned Fish Fry!  We'll fry up some delicious catfish and hushpuppies, pair them with to die for classic sides and finish it off with some of the best banana pudding you'll ever taste.  Not a class to be missed!

MENU: Cornmeal Crusted Catfish with Spicy Remoulade; Okra and Corn Salad; Creamy Buttermilk Cole Slaw; Hushpuppies; Best Ever Banana Pudding

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Thursday, August 24

5:30 - 6:30p

Volunteer Orientation

FREE

Are you an aspiring foodie? Want to help the chefs prep and be an integral part of the cooking class? Expand your culinary horizons through our Student Volunteer Kitchen Program. We welcome anyone with an interest in learning, meeting people, and assisting in the kitchen. It’s easy – attend this orientation class and get started. After four classes, you’ll receive a credit for a free class of your choice! Space is limited; registration for orientation is required.

or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Friday, August 25

6:00 - 9:00p

Knife Skills and Culinary Essentials

Hands On -  $59.00

Jump-start your cooking skills in this relaxed, fun-filled class!  You will practice proper techniques and timesaving skills for slicing, dicing, and chopping in the most efficient manner and the proper way to sharpen and care for your knives. We will get you on your cooking feet, teaching you how to use knives skillfully, safely, and efficiently, while preparing a myriad of menu items. If possible, please bring your own chef’s knife and paring knife to class (although it is certainly not necessary).

MENU: Homemade Chips and Salsa; Chicken Tortilla Soup; Vegetable Fajitas & Shrimp Fajitas; Classic Mexican Rice; Sangria 

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Saturday, August 26

5:00 - 8:00p

End of Summer Party

Hands On - $59.00

Looking for an easy but beautiful and delicious menu to entertaining your friends as the Summer comes to a close? This class shows you how to keep it simple with a menu that is designed to be made ahead, cooked on the grill after your guests arrive, and then served on large platters. Students learn steps for party planning, the techniques for a complete menu, and go home with confidence to enjoy their own party in relaxed summer style.

 
MENU: Mini Seafood Cakes with Fried Goat Cheese & Grilled Bread; Grass-Fed Steak with Cherry Tomatoes & Olives; Crookneck Squash Torte with Parmesan; Grilled Artichokes with Lemon & Mint; and Caramelized Peach and Ginger Shortcakes with Cream

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Tuesday, August 29

6:00 - 9:00p

Vegan Farm to Table - SOLD OUT!!!

Hands On - $59.00

Nothing is better for your body and spirit than fresh produce.  Tonight we will cook our way through the best that the season has to offer us, utilizing local ingredients along the way.  You'll walk away fulfilled and armed with the techniques to recreate the dishes at home and throughout the year.

MENU:  

Fried Green Tomatoes with Smoky Remoulade; Homemade Black Bean and Kasha Burger; Roasted Potato Salad with Herbed Vinaigrette; Back to Roots Salad, Sunflower Apricot Oat Bars with Coconut Cream 

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Thursday, August 31

6:00 - 8:30p

In Season: Tomatoes

Hands On - $55.00

While the tomatoes are still on the vine, let's cook up some delicious and flavorful recipes highlighting their late Summer glory!  It's a great way to say goodbye to Summer and celebrate the delicious and versatile tomato!

MENU: Fried Green Tomatoes with Shrimp and New Orleans Remoulade; Grilled Late Summer Panzanella with Tomato-Basil Vinaigrette; Grilled Cherry Tomato and Mint Couscous; Curry Roasted Tomatoes with Indian Spiced Chicken; Best-Ever Bloody Mary

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or call (901) 969-4199

 


Getting  here

Salud! is located within Whole Foods Market, off Poplar Avenue in East Memphis.

5014 Poplar Ave

Memphis, TN 38117

Store Phone Number: (901) 969-4368

Map and Direction

Class Information

All classes include recipes or a class lecture packet and servings of each recipe prepared.

•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 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. 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.

 

Arrival

Please check in at the customer service desk upon arrival. We recommend arriving 15 minutes prior to the start of class. You will be directed to the cooking school located near the west side of the building.

 

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.

 

Private Classes

Need a place to have your next corporate event, shower or birthday party? We offer custom-designed demonstration or hands-on classes. Call us at (901) 969-4199 or email Bri Rogers for more information.

 

Mailing List

Would you like to receive the quarterly calendar of classes, special offers, and seasonal recipes by email? Call us at (901) 969-4199 or email Bri Rogers to be added to our electronic mailing list.

 

Chef Volunteer Assistant Program

Do you love food?  Are you passionate about Cooking?  Excited to enhance your culinary skills?  Become a Volunteer Chef Assistant today and start earning points towards FREE Cooking Classes!  For more information contact Bri Rogers or call us at (901) 969-4199.

 

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 $25 to $75. These are available for purchase by calling (901) 969-4199 or in person at the Customer Service desk.