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 2016 CLASS SCHEDULE

 

 

 

August 26, 2016

6:00 – 9:00p

Date Night: Summer in Tuscany - SOLD OUT

Hands On - $119.00 per couple

High in the hills of Italy, Summer is welcomed with beef grilled over glowing coals and sprinkled with olive oil.  Serves with red wine and just-picked vegetables, it is the season at its simple best.  The simple, yet refined flavors of Tuscan cooking are world-famous and with good reason.  Whether the product of one of Florence's great restaurants or the simple dishes from a country kitchen, the integrity of Tuscan cooking has won applause for centuries.  Students learn some of the ingredients, techniques, and history of Tuscan cooking, all while you enjoy the authentic dishes of the region.

MENU: Florentine Steaks over Arugula with Parmigiano-Reggiano; Pizza with Onion Confit and Olives; Grilled Radicchio; Baked Pepper with Ricotta and Basil; Peach Tart with Mascarpone; 

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

August 27, 2016

10:00a – 1:00p

Kids Cook: Summertime Baking - SOLD OUT

Hands On - $39.00  AGES 6-9

This class teaches kids basic baking techniques as they prepare delicious recipes that include breakfast staples, cookies and cakes.  Students will learn the importance of proper measuring, the creaming process, how to use a pastry bag and how to tell when foods are finished baking.  Baking is a ton of fun and this class will help kids to feel confident about their skills in the kitchen.

MENU: Choco Pretzel Squares; Peach Cobbler; Mini Strawberry Pies; Cherry Galette; Vanilla - Almond Cupcakes with Honey Buttercream

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

 

August 30, 2016

6:00 – 9:00p

Homemade Pasta and Sauce Workshop

Hands On - $59.00

If you haven’t got an Italian mamma to teach you how to make pasta at home, let the chefs at Salud! guide you through the process! Making your own pasta is deeply satisfying, and the results are delectable. Students will learn the techniques for making basic pasta dough, using a pasta machine to roll and cut fettuccini and preparing a pasta sauces from fresh ingredients. By the end of this class, we’ll sit down to a true Italian feast.

MENU: Spaghetti with Spinach, Pancetta and White Beans; Three Cheese and Mushroom Ravioli with Vodka Cream Sauce; Rigatoni with Basil Pesto, Chicken and Cherry Tomatoes; Homemade Pizzelles with Gelato  

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or call (901) 969-4199


FALL 2016 CLASS SCHEDULE

September 1, 2016

6:00 - 9:00p

Simple & Easy Dinners

Hands  On - $59.00

School is back in session and schedules make it hard to put a home-cooked meal on the table.  Tonight’s class will focus on recipes that are easy to prepare and taste delicious.  We’ll also give you tips and suggestions on how to keep a well-stocked pantry to create easy meals at any time.

MENU: Mustard Pork Chops with Gnocchi and Lemony Sauteed Greens; Southwestern Chicken Salad with Buttermilk Ranch Dressing; Quick Green Chile Chicken Chilaquiles; Shrimp with Corn, Basil and Tomatoes

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

September 2, 2016

6:00 - 9:00p

Evening in the Mediterranean

Hands On - $59.00

Discover the bright, bold, fresh flavors of the Mediterranean. The sunny islands of Greece are visited in tonight’s culinary adventure. You will taste your way across the islands and learn surprisingly quick, easy- to- make recipes using classic, super healthy, Mediterranean favorites like olives, citrus, feta cheese, fresh vegetables, and honey.

MENU: New Greek Salad with Mediterranean Dressing; Chicken Souvlaki; Lamb Gyros with Homemade Pita; Greek Lemon Potatoes; and Baklava; Spanakopita (Sample Recipe)

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

September 3, 2016

5:00 - 8:00p

Date Night: Fall in Tuscany

Hands On - $119.00 per couple

Tonight we travel to the Tuscan countryside to experience a culinary world full of traditions and fresh flavors.  We'll whip up some classic dishes that utilize the best of the seasons as we begin to fall into Fall.

MENU: Chicken Baked in a Salt Crust (Pollo in Crosta di Sale); Broccoli with Lemon and Tomatoes; Fresh Pasta with Aglio Olio Sauce; Cherry and Almond Tart (Dolce di Ciliege)

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

September 6, 2016

6:00 - 9:00p

Classic French Techniques

Hands On - $59.00

The foundations of cooking lie within French cooking.  From stocks to sauces and sautéing to braising to poaching, mastering these techniques is the first step to mastering a lifetime of cooking.  In tonight’s class we’ll focus on these skills so that you can unleash your inner Julia Child.  Bon Appetit!

MENU: Mixed Greens Salad with Classic Vinaigrette and Croutes; French Onion Soup; Pan Seared Steak with Homemade Bearnaise; Duchesse Potatoes; Chocolate Mousse

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

September 8, 2016

6:00 - 7:30p

Organic Wine & Cheese Pairing

Demonstration - $30.00  AGES 21 AND UP

Who doesn’t love wine and cheese?  Tonight we’ll be sampling different Organic wines and cheeses along with other accoutrements, as we taste what is new in the world of vino.  Perfect for that after-work get together!

MENU: Organic wines, cheeses, breads, crackers, salumi, fruit

Register Now!

or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

September 9, 2016

6:00 - 9:00p

Knife Skills and Culinary Essentials

Hands On - $59.00

Jump-start your cooking skills in this relaxed, fun-filled class. We will get you on your cooking feet, teaching you how to use knives skillfully, safely, and efficiently and the proper way to sharpen and care for your knives. You will practice proper techniques and timesaving skills for slicing, dicing, and chopping and in the process, prepare a lovely meal. You will also learn the basics of sautéing and making a pan sauce. Afterwards, you’ll enjoy sitting down to enjoy the meal that you prepared. Your mother would be so proud! Students are requested to please bring a chef’s knife to class, but a knife is not required.

MENU: Jicama and Corn Salad with Chipotle-Lime Dressing; Salsa Two Ways; Chicken and Vegetable Tacos with Homemade Flour Tortillas; Mexican-Style Rice; Tres Leches Coconut Cake with Fresh Berries; Sangria

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

 

Saturday, Sept 10

5:00 – 8:00p

Date Night: Tailgate Throwdown

Hands On - $119.00 per couple

With football season officially kicking off this weekend, let us show you how to step up your Tailgating Game!  With recipes that you can easily prepare in advance as well as grill up in the parking lot, you’re sure to be headed for a culinary win!

MENU: Sriracha Spiced Nuts; Smoky Garlic and Poblano Guacamole; Creamy Lager and Jalapeno Soup; Grilled Herbed and Spicy Chicken with Charred Sweet Peppers; Roasted Chipotle Baby Potatoes; Chocolate Chip Espresso Cookie Sandwiches with Mascarpone Buttercream

 

 

September 11, 2016

3:00 - 6:00p

Meatless Mondays

Hands On - $59.00

Adding more vegetables to your diet is always a good thing.  An easy way to add this to your weekly routine is to start having one meatless meal a week.  Kick start a new eating plan today!

MENU: Chickpea and Roasted Red Pepper Burgers with Smoked Mayo; Yukon Gold and Cauliflower Curry with Peas; Chile and Sweet Potato Quesadillas with Arugula; Farro with Caramelized Root Vegetables

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

September 13, 2016

6:00 - 9:00p

Cheese Making

Hands On - $59.00

In tonight’s class we pull back the curtain on cheese making.  We’ll separate the curds from the whey and see what rises to the top!  Once we make our cheeses, we’ll then whip them up into some fabulous dishes that highlight the beautiful flavor of fresh-made cheeses and butters.

MENU: Mascarpone; Ricotta, Mozzarella; Paneer;  Butter;  Classic Lasagna; Herb Grilled Toasts with Fresh Paneer; Garlic Bread with Homemade Butter; Mascarpone with Dried Fruits and Honey

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

September 15, 2016

6:00 - 9:00p

In Season: Apples

Hands On - $49.00

An Apple A Day Keeps the Doctor Away.  Or at least that’s how the saying goes.  Today is all about Fall’s favorite fruit, whether it be raw, sautéed, baked or even juiced.  Johnny Appleseed won’t have anything on you after this class!

MENU: Fresh Apple Waldorf Salad; Pan Seared Chicken with Onions and Apples; Sauteed Greens with Cider Vinaigrette; German Apple Cake; Apple Spritzer

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

September 16, 2016

6:00 - 9:00p

Indian Kitchen

Hands On - $59.00

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

September 17, 2016

6:00 - 9:00p

Date Night: German & Bavarian Cuisine

Hands On - $119.00 per couple

We’re celebrating Oktoberfest tonight with this German inspired menu.  These German and Bavarian classics will become favorites in your home, not only during this quitissential Fall Festival, but year round!

MENU: Kartoffelskase (Potato Spread on Toasted Bread); Pan Seared and Smashed Garlic and Butter Potatoes; Sweet and Sour Cabbage; Jagerschnitzel; Linzertorte

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

September 18, 2016

4:00 - 5:30p

German Beer Tasting

Demonstration - $25.00   AGES 21 AND UP

The Oktoberfest fun continues with this afternoon’s beer pairing.  We’ll sample several different German and German-style beers along with an assortment of cheeses, and of course pretzels and sausages.

MENU: Sampling of german beers with cheeses, pretzels and wursts

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

 

September 20, 2016

6:30 - 8:00p

Ask the Butcher: Chicken 101

Demonstration - $40.00

Ever wanted to learn how to properly truss a chicken?  Does the idea of carving a chicken leave you all thumbs?  We’ll have expert Butcher John Pope on hand in class tonight to show us how the real pros do it.  Plus, we’ll get to eat some tasty meals along the way.

MENU: Spiced Grilled Spatchcock Chicken; Southern Style Fried Chicken with Chow Chow; Easy Chicken Piccata; Oven Roasted Chicken with Lemon and Herbs

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

September 22, 2016

6:30 - 8:00p

Perfect Fall Wine Dinner

Demonstration - $60.00

Allow us to do the hard work, while you enjoy the spoils!  In tonight’s class you’ll get an up close seat as the meal is prepared for you, course by course, all while a different wine accompanies each.  You’ll have all of the tools you need to recreate this menu and dining experience at home for friends and family.

MENU:  Triple Squash Soup; Mixed Salad with Pears, Cranberries and Blue Cheese; Creamy Parmesan Polenta with Herbs; Chicken and Vegetables in White Wine; Caramelized Pear Bread Pudding

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

September 23, 2016

6:00 - 9:00p

Girls' Night Out: Retro Dessert Party

Hands On - $59.00

Bring the gals – everything that was old is now new again in tonight’s sweet treats class!  We’ll raid old cookbooks and rediscover recipes that rekindle some of the magic in your kitchen.  We’ll whip up a casserole as well as a couple of cocktails to round out the evening.  It will truly be a blast from the past!

MENU: Almond Coconut Bars; Tri-Level Brownies; Peach Drops, Chocolate Crinkles; Ambrosia Upside Down Cake; Chicken & Artichoke Casserole with Egg Noodles

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

September 24, 2016

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.

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

 

Saturday, Sept 24

5:00 – 8:00p

Date Night: Thai Cuisine

Hands On - $119.00 per couple

Fragrant spices and unique flavors is the cornerstone to Thai Cuisine.  The balance of sweet, savory, spicy and salty all come together in harmony in this balanced cuisine.  This is a class not to miss as you learn how to create some of your favorite Thai dishes in your own kitchen.

MENU: Tom Kha Gha Thai Style Chicken Soup; Red Thai Curry with Beef;

 

 

September 25, 2016

3:00 - 6:00p

Macarons & French Pastries

Hands On - $59.00  

Back by popular demand, we’re teaching the basics of French pastry!  The new hot food trend is Macarons and in today’s class we’ll teach you the tips to making the best tasting macarons this side of the Eiffel Tower.  We’ll also focus on other French classics – pate au choux, pastry cream and shortbreads – giving you the tools and recipes needed to make a lifetime of sweets.

MENU: Classic French Macarons; Chocolate Macarons; Cinnamon Palmiers; Almond and Orange Palmiers; Pecan Sables; Mini Eclairs with Vanilla Pastry Cream

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

September 26, 2016

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.

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

September 27, 2016

6:00 - 9:00p

Everyday Vegetarian: Asian

Hands On - $59.00

Ginger, Garlic, Miso, Soy and Citrus.  These flavors abound in Asian cuisine and tonight we’ll apply these and more to a variety of different vegetables to create a delicious and different menu that you can add to your weekly routine.  It’s a great way to help incorporate more vegetables into your diet, whether you’re an herbivore or not!

MENU: Traditional Miso Soup; Stir Fried Noodles with Bean Sprouts, Mushrooms and Asparagus; Szechuan Eggplant; Tofu with Chile, Ginger and Leeks; Japanese Fruit Salad with Mint and Coffee

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

 

September 30, 2016

6:00 - 9:00p

Date Night: Fall in Love with Bacon

Hands On - $119.00 per couple

Tonight we celebrate all there is to love about bacon.  From Applewood to Hickory, Thick Cut to Bits, we'll cook it up in new and unique ways that will have you falling in love, bite after bite.  If you love swine, this is the class for you!

MENU: Corn Fritters with Goat Cheese and Bacon; Crisp Fall Salad with Hot Bacon Vinaigrette; Cheesy Bacon Grits with Charred Green Onions; BBQ Basted Bacon Wrapped Salmon; Double Chocolate Bacon Cheesecake

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

October 1, 2016

5:00 - 8:00p

Cuban Cuisine

Hands On - $59.00

With the opening of Cuba’s trade to the United States, let’s explore the vibrant cuisine of this eclectic and historic country.  We’ll create classic dishes that will transport you to this island paradise.

MENU: Potato and Ham Croquetas; Moros y Critanos (Traditional Rice and Black Beans); Ropa Vieja (Slow Cooked Beef); Platanitos Asados; Cuba Libre          

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

October 2, 2016

3:00 - 6:00p

Fall Farmers' Market Basket

Hands On - $59.00

While the markets are still open, let's shop for the best locally grown produce!  We'll whip up some wonderful seasonal recipes that use the best of what is currently available at your local Farmer's Market.  These are recipes that you will be able to use all season long!

MENU: Cider Glazed Squash over Mixed Greens; Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Crème Fraiche and Sage; Onion Gratin; Smothered Pork Chops with Cider and Apples; Pear and Ginger Crisp

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

October 4, 2016

6:00 - 9:00p

Homemade Pasta and Sauces Workshop

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 ravioli and tortellini; 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: Homemade Fresh Pasta with Fresh Marinara and Eggplant Parmesan; Spaghetti Carbonara; Fettuccine with Savoy Cabbage, Chicken Sausage and Gruyere; Polenta Cake with Spiced Pears and Sweetened Mascarpone

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

October 6, 2016

6:00 - 9:00p

Great Grains!

Hands On - $49.00

Tired of rice and pasta?  Tonight we’ll delve into other ancient grains that you can easily incorporate into your diet.  Whether you’ve heard of these or not, these recipes will give you the foundation to start using them regularly in your kitchen.

MENU:  Freekeh Pilaf with Grilled Herbed Chicken; Barley with Mushrooms, Celery and Shallots; Quinoa with Roasted Butternut Squash and Apricots; Spiced Carrot and Zucchini Farro; Bulgur Wheat with Roasted Root Vegetables

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

October 7, 2016

6:00 - 9:00p

Fabulous Fish Dishes 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.  Make sure to sign up today so that you don’t miss out!

MENU: Poached Salmon with Yogurt, Dill and Cucumber Sauce; Thai Fish Cakes with a Sweet and Sour Dipping Sauce; Halibut with a Crab and Herb Crust; Tuna au Poivre (with Pepper sauce)

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

October 8, 2016

10:00a - 1:00p

Kids Cook: Pasta Perfect

Hands On - $39.00  AGES 6-9

So your kids don’t have an Italian grandmother? No problem! In this class, kids find out how to make some authentic Italian dishes with techniques that translate into great cooking at home for family or friends. Mama Mia!

MENU: Authentic Spaghetti & Meatballs; Classic Caesar Salad (without the anchovies!); Best Ever Garlic Bread; and Kid-Friendly Tiramisu.

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

October 8, 2016

5:00 - 8:00p

Date Night: Ethiopian Cuisine

Hands On - $119.00 PER COUPLE

Register Now!

or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

October 9, 2016

3:00 - 6:00p

Great Bread Baking

Hands On - $59.00

Ever wanted to know how to make bakery fresh bread at home?  Wonder what exactly is gluten?  In this class we’ll give you a multitude of recipes that you can mix, shape and knead your way to the breads of your dreams.  You’ll also take away tricks that will allow you to make the breads in advance, so that even with a hectic  schedule, you can recreate fresh baked bread at home during the week.

MENU: French loaf, Foccacia with herbed oil; Many Seeded Bread; Soft Cheese Bread Rolls

Register Now!

or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

October 11, 2016

6:00 - 9:00p

Knife Skills and Culinary Essentials

Hands On - $59.00

Jump-start your cooking skills in this relaxed, fun-filled class. We will get you on your cooking feet, teaching you how to use knives skillfully, safely, and efficiently and the proper way to sharpen and care for your knives. You will practice proper techniques and timesaving skills for slicing, dicing, and chopping and in the process, prepare a lovely meal. You will also learn the basics of sautéing and making a pan sauce. Afterwards, you’ll enjoy sitting down to enjoy the meal that you prepared. Your mother would be so proud! Students are requested to please bring a chef’s knife to class, but a knife is not required.

MENU: Mixed Salad with Classic Vinaigrette; Italian Style Vegetable Soup; Parmesan Chicken; Creamy Polenta with Vegetable Ragout; and Quick Apple Tarts.

Register Now!

or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

October 13, 2016

6:00 - 9:00p

Vegan Farm-to-Table

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: Lentil and Vegetable Soup with Garlic Croutons; Roasted Broccoli Spears with Lemon-Garlic Topping; One Potato-Two Rosti with Sage; Tempeh Steaks with Wild Mushroom Saute; Cherry & Apple Pandowdy with Coconut Cream

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

October 14, 2016

6:00 - 9:00p

Date Night: Classic French Bistro

Hands On - $119.00 PER COUPLE

Tonight we travel to the romance filled landscape of France and sample some of the iconic dishes from their infamous cafes.  Sign up today as this class will sell out quickly!

MENU: Salad Lyonnaise with Perfect Poached Eggs; Chicken Fricassee; Braised Leeks; Gratin Dauphinois;  Classic Apple Tart Tatin

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

October 15, 2016

5:00 - 7:30p

Sushi Workshop

Hands On - $59.00

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. Of course, a glass of sake will complete our evening!

MENU: Inside-Out California Rolls; Nigiri Sushi (Hand-Pressed Sushi); Spicy Tuna Rolls; Shrimp Tempura Rolls; and, Cucumber Rolls.

Register Now!

or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

October 16, 2016

3:00 - 6:00p

In Season: Squashes, Pumpkins and Gourds, OH MY!

Hands On - $49.00

Fall is a season full of different squashes and pumpkins – many of which are mostly used for decoration rather than eating, primarily due to the fact that the weirdly shaped vegetables can be intimidating.  In tonight’s class we’ll focus on this Fall staple and give you multiple recipes to use throughout the Fall into the Winter.

MENU: Asian Braised Kabocha Squash; Roasted Acorn Squash with Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme; Butternut Squash Risotto with Prosciutto and Chard; Spaghetti Squash with Browned Butter and Mizithra Cheese; Maple Pumpkin Pots du Creme

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

October 18, 2016

6:00 - 9:00p

Cake Decorating - Part I

Hands On - $49.00

Are you all thumbs when it comes to layer cakes?  Do your fingers tremble at the thought of a piping bag?  Is your crumb coat really crummy?  In Part I of this two part series, we’ll deconstruct the art of cake decorating and teach you how to cut, fill, and frost with the best of them.  You’ll decorate your own 6” cake that you can take home to share with friends and family.

MENU: Vanilla Layer Cake with American Style Buttercream; Chocolate Layer Cake with European Style Buttercream

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

October 20, 2016

6:00 - 7:30p

Biodynamic Wine & Cheese Pairing

Demonstration - $30.00   AGES 21 AND UP

Who doesn’t love wine and cheese?  Tonight we’ll be sampling different Biodynamic wines and cheeses along with other accoutrements, as we taste what is new in the world of vino.  Perfect for that after-work get together!

MENU: Biodynamic wines, cheeses, breads, crackers, salumi, fruit

Register Now!

or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

October 21, 2016

6:00 - 9:00p

Spices!!!

Hands On - $59.00

Spices are the key to taking a dish from ordinary to extraordinary.  Tonight we’ll focus on how you can easily enhance your meals by incorporating these ingredients.  From seeds to pods, roots to berries, we’ll show you how to work these into your families favorite recipes to create new and beloved classics.

MENU: Sweet Potato and Lentil Dip with Naan Bread; Fall Salad with Pink Peppercorn and Grapefruit Dressing; Asian Roasted Chicken; Spicy Fried Potatoes; Poached Pears in Saffron Syrup with Pound Cake and Vanilla Cream

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

October 22, 2016

10:00a - 1:00p

Kids Cook: Journey to Mexico

Hands On - $39.00  AGES 10 AND UP

Young gourmets will have the opportunity to cook and have fun in the kitchen with an authentic menu from Mexico. Your little niño will learn how to work with some of the ingredients and flavors in Mexican cooking as they whip up a table full of Mexican favorites.

MENU: Authentic Guacamole; Chicken Enchiladas with Red Chili Sauce; Ranch Beans; Cilantro Rice; Agua Fresca and Tres Leches Cups.

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October 22, 2016

5:00 - 8:00p

Date Night: Cajun and Creole Cuisine

Hands On - $119.00 PER COUPLE

Tonight were visiting the bayous of Louisiana, “Cajun Country”. The Mississippi wetlands are teaming with shrimp, crawfish, and oysters. Local crops like rice, red beans, sugarcane and okra add to this culinary melting pot.  You’ll learn some classic Cajun recipes and get an authentic taste of old New Orleans.

MENU: Fried Oysters with Remoulade; Seafood and Chicken Jambalaya; Corn Maque Choux; Easy Mess of Greens; Old Fashioned Bread Pudding with Pralined Sauce

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

October 23, 2016

3:00 - 6:00p

Comfort Food: Sunday Supper

Hands On - $59.00 

As the weather turns cold, we start to crave the warm and comforting foods of Fall.  Full of hearty flavors, these recipes are excellent this time of the year, and perfect for any gathering…whether it be Sunday or any other day ending in ‘y’.

MENU:  Greens with Onion and Balsamic Reduction; Sauteed Autumn Root Vegetables with Tarragon; Potato and Mushroom Gratin; Chicken and Bacon Pie; Easy Sunday Chocolate Cake

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

October 25, 2016

6:00 - 9:00p

Cake Decorating - Part II

Hands On - $49.00

Are you all thumbs when it comes to layer cakes?  Do your fingers tremble at the thought of a piping bag?  Is your crumb coat really crummy?  In Part II of this two part series, we’ll go over assembling and frosting, but focus more on piping skills, teaching you how to make flowers, leaves, basketweave and other patterns.  You’ll decorate your own 6” cake that you can take home to share with friends and family.

MENU: Vanilla Layer Cake with American Style Buttercream; Chocolate Layer Cake with European Style Buttercream

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

October 27, 2016

6:00 - 9:00p

In Season: Glorious Greens!

Hands On - $49.00

Ever wonder how to cook all of those leafy green vegetables you hear are so good for you? In this one-hour class, we’ll focus on a variety of leafy greens that are packed with nutrients. Megan will demonstrate delicious recipes that will make it easy to eat your greens everyday. You will be surprised how simple it is to incorporate greens into your diet!

MENU: Collard Greens, Cremini Mushrooms and Goat Cheese Turnovers; Warm Lentil & Kale Salad with Bacon; Grilled Broccoli with Olive Oil; Green Goddess Soup; Bread Pudding with Chard, Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Goat Cheese

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

October 28, 2016

6:00 - 9:00p

Wok Classics

Hands On - $59.00

Wok Hay or “Breath of Life” is at the heart of wok cooking.  In tonight’s class we’ll use this staple of Chinese cuisine to create a variety of dishes that will show the versatility of this cookware and how you can unlock its potential in your own kitchen.

MENU: Vegetable Lo Mein; Beef with Broccoli; Perfect Steamed Rice; Spicy Chicken with Green Beans and Shiitake Mushrooms; Fortune Cookies 

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

October 29, 2016

10:00a - 1:00p

Kids Cook: Halloween Treats

Hands On - $39.00   AGES 6-9

It’s that Spooky time of year again and we’re letting the kids get in on the spooky fun!  We’ll whip up some ooey, gooey, scary treats sure to delight the little goblin in your house!  This popular class will sell out quickly, so sign up today!

MENU: Creaky Meringue Bones; Spooky Chocolate Dipped Marshmallow Pops; Monster Munch;

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

October 29, 2016

5:00 - 8:00p

Eerie and Spooky Dinner Party

Hands On - $59.00

Why let the kids have all of the fun?  This Halloween, whip up some scary good treats for you and yours!  Don’t let us trick you – these recipes are full of treats!

MENU: Bloody Mary Crostini with Roasted Cauliflower “Brains”; Mummy’s Fingers (Asparagus and Parmesan Wraps; Vampire Proof Chicken (40 Clove Garlic Chicken); Rocks and Stones (Roasted Potatoes with Sicilian Olives and Rosemary); Bloody Brains Cakes (Red Velvet Cakes with Cream Cheese Frosting and Raspberry Sauce); Zombie Punch

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

October 30, 2016

3:00 - 6:00p

French Countryside Dinner

Hands On - $59.00

Tonight we travel to the rural countryside of France, enjoying the fresh, herbal flavors of this land.  These warming and filling recipes will keep you comforted all Fall long.

MENU: Italian Provencal Soup with Fresh Herb Pistou; Chicken au Blanc (Chicken and Mushrooms in Cream Sauce); Souffle de Pommes de Terre (Potato Souffle); Sauteed Spinach and Greens; Tart aux Pommes (Apple Tart)

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

November 1, 2016

6:00 - 9:00p

Comfort Food: One Pot Meals

Hands On - $59.00

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

November 3, 2016

6:00 - 9:00p

Easy Holiday Entertaining: Fall Edition

Hands On - $59.00

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

November 4, 2016

6:00 - 9:00

Date Night: Cozy Dinner for Two

Hands On - $119.00 PER COUPLE

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

November 5, 2016

10:00a - 1:00p

Kids Cook: Fall Baking

Hands On - $39.00  AGES 10 AND UP

This class teaches kids basic baking techniques as they prepare delicious recipes that include breakfast breads, cookies, and frosted cupcakes. 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.

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

November 5, 2016

5:00 - 8:00p

Argentine Steakhouse

Hands On - $59.00

MENU: Argentinian-Style Empanadas; Roasted Marinated Sweet Peppers; Oven Roasted Potatoes; Grilled Skirt Steak with Homemade Chimichurri; Caramel Flan

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

November 6, 2016

3:00 - 6:00p

Everyday Vegetarian: The Greek Isles

Hands On - $59.00

Opa!!!  We're headed to Greece to create some of the iconic dishes from this Mediterreanean getaway.  The fresh and vibrant flavors are just what the doctor ordered!  Perfect for meat and non-meat eaters alike!

MENU: Elliniki Salata (Greek Salad);Baked Green Beans with Tomatoes and Feta; Vegetarian Moussaka (Baked Casserole with Eggplant); 

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

November 8, 2016

6:00 - 9:00p

Warming Soups and Stews

Hands On - $59.00

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

November 10, 2016

6:00 - 9:00p

Pleasing Paleo

Hands On - $59.00

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

November 11, 2016

6:00 - 9:00p

Knife Skills and Culinary Essentials

Hands On - $59.00

Jump-start your cooking skills in this relaxed, fun-filled class. We will get you on your cooking feet, teaching you how to use knives skillfully, safely, and efficiently and the proper way to sharpen and care for your knives. You will practice proper techniques and timesaving skills for slicing, dicing, and chopping and in the process, prepare a lovely meal. You will also learn the basics of sautéing and making a pan sauce. Afterwards, you’ll enjoy sitting down to enjoy the meal that you prepared. Your mother would be so proud! Students are requested to please bring a chef’s knife to class, but a knife is not required.

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

November 12, 2016

10:00a - 1:00p

Kids Cook: All American  

Hands On - $39.00   AGES 6-9

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

November 12, 2016

5:00 - 8:00p

Homemade Pasta and Sauces Workshop

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: Fettuccini with Prosciutto, Cream, and Nutmeg; Spaghetti with Bolognese Sauce; Autumn Lasagna with Soft Goat Cheese; Semolina Gnocchi with Wild Mushroom Ragu; Best Ever Tiramisu

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

November 13, 2016

3:00 - 6:00p

Autumn Brunch

Hands On - $59.00

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

November 14, 2016

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.

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

November 15, 2016

6:00 - 9:00p

Vegetarian Thanksgiving

Hands On - $59.00

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

November 17, 2016

6:00 - 8:30

Thanksgiving 101: New & Classic Thanksgiving Sides

Hands On - $49.00

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

November 18, 2016

6:00 - 9:00

Thanksgiving 101: Leftover Solutions

Hands On - $59.00

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

November 19, 2016

10:00a - 11:00p  OR  12:00 - 1:00p

Kids Cook: Thanksgiving Cookies

Hands On - $39.00   AGES 4 AND UP

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

November 19, 2016

5:00 - 8:00p

Thanksgiving 101: New Traditions

Hands On - $59.00

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

November 20, 2016

3:00 - 6:00p

Thanksgiving 101: Gluten Free Holiday Baking

Hands On - $59.00

MENU: Vanilla Spiced Meringues with Pumpkin Gelato; Gingerbread with Sauteed Pears; Maple Apple Triffles; Pumpkin and Date Walnut Bread; Italian Cornmeal Cake with Spiced Fruit

 

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

November 21, 2016

6:00 - 7:30p

Thanksgiving 101: Thanksgiving Wine Pairing

Demonstration - $30.00  AGES 21 AND UP

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

November 22, 2016

6:00 - 9:00p

Thanksgiving 101: Thanksgiving Desserts

Hands On - $59.00

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

November 26, 2016

10:00a - 1:00p

Families Cook: Pizza Party!

Hands On - $39.00 for adults, $29.00 for kids ages 4 and up

Discover the joys of authentic pizza-making in this family oriented hands-on class. You’ll learn how to make a traditional pizza dough, tomato sauce, white sauce and classic pesto, and then shape your dough to make authentic varieties of pizzas. Your family will love this fun-filled class devoted to replicating this Neapolitan classic at home.  Class is designed for both and adult and child to attend together - please no single adult registrations

MENU: Margherita, Carbonara, Pepperoni, &Formaggi Pizzas (or a pizza creation all their own), Classic Garden Salad with Creamy Parmesan Dressing, Chocolate Chip Gelato Sandwiches

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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.