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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Spring Break and 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  June 12th-16th

July 10th - 14th

 

AGES 10-12 June 19th-23rd

June 26th - 30th

July 17th - 21st

 

AGES 13 AND UP  July 24th - 28th

 

MENUS COMING SOON!!

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Spring 2017 Class Schedule

 

 

 

 

March 21, 2017

6:00 - 8:30p

Cooking with Herbs

Hands On - $49.00

With the warming months of Spring come the fresh, new shoots of flavor packed herbs.  After the cold Winter months, nothing invites the vibrancy of Spring into your kitchen more than herbs.  Tonight we'll teach you how easy it is to harness these flavors and incorporate them into your favorite recipes.  Adding flavor has never been so easy!

MENU: Goat Cheese Crostini with Vegetables and 3-Herb Chimichurri Sauce; Carrot Soup with Croutons & Basil Oil; Chicken with Tarragon Sauce; Butter and Herb Potatoes; Lemon-Thyme Madeleines

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

March 23, 2017

6:00 - 9:00p

How to: Pressure Cooking

Hands On - $59.00

Probably one of the most feared cooking appliances in the kitchen is the Pressure Cooker.  In today's class we will set aside those fears and show you that today's pressure cookers are extremely safe, and with these recipes in your arsenal, it may become your favorite piece of cookware in your kitchen.  

MENU: White Bean and Sage Soup; Braised Chicken in White Wine; Creamy Mushroom Risotto; Perfect Garlic Mashed Potatoes; Apple Spice Bread Pudding

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

March 24, 2017

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

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

March 25, 2017

10:00a - 1:00p

Kids Cook: Diner Classics

Hands On - $39.00  AGES 6-9

Kids of all ages love classic Diner fare.  The taste of a malted milk shake, the crispy fries and the burgers....oh the burgers!  Today they'll whip up some classics...and we'll sneak in a bit of vegetables along the way...for balance.

MENU: Patty Melts with Sauteed Onions and Mushrooms; Parmesan Zucchini Fries; Mac and Cheese Bites; Mini Chocolate Pies; Vanilla Bean Malted Shakes

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

March 25, 2017

5:00 - 8:00p

Pasta and Sauce Workshop

Hands On - $59.00

MENU: Fresh “Lasagna” Primavera; Picnic Pasta with Spring Vegetables and Aglio Olio; Pasta Caprese; Fettuccini with Spinach Pesto and Roasted Shrimp (Bonus Recipe); Fresh Berries with Mascarpone Cream

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or call (901) 969-4199

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.

 

March 26, 2017

3:00 - 6:00p

From Scratch: 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

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

March 28, 2017

6:00 - 9:00p

Everyday Vegetarian: Mediterranean

Hands On - $59.00

We're headed to the beautiful and relaxing Mediterreanean with tonight's menu.  The fresh and vibrant flavors are just what the doctor ordered!  Perfect for meat and non-meat eaters alike!

MENU: Muhammara with Grilled Pita Bread (Roasted Red Pepper and Walnut Dip); Elliniki Salata (Greek Salad); Mediterranean Tagine with Preserved Lemons; Greek Style Roasted Artichokes and Potatoes; Honey Roasted Pear Croustade with Almonds and Honey Sweetened Greek Yogurt 

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

March 30, 2017

6:00 - 7:30p

Beer and Cheese Tasting with Southern Prohibition Brewing

Demonstration - $25.00  21 AND UP

With warmer weather just around the corner, we will start prepping for ourdoor gathering a little early with Southern Prohibition Brewing.  Cory York 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

 

 

March 31, 2017

6:00 - 9:00p

Date Night: Trip to Cuba

Hands On - $119.00 PER COUPLE

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: Papas Rellenas with Lime Crema; Moros y Critanos (Traditional Rice and Black Beans); Ropa Vieja (Slow Cooked Beef); Fried Plantains; Pastelitos de Guayaba (Guava and Cheese Pastries); Cuba Libre          

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

April 1, 2017

10:00a - 1:00p

Kids Cook: Italian Feast

Hands On - $39.00  AGES 10 AND UP

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 with Homemade Pasta; Classic Caesar Salad (without the anchovies!); Best Ever Garlic Bread; and Kid-Friendly Tiramisu.

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

 

April 2, 2017

3:00 - 5:00p

Coffee and Coffeecakes

Demo/Hands On - $35.00

Ever wonder what makes French Press coffee so special?  Curious about pour over coffee?  And what about all of the different styles and roasts of beans?  In today's class we'll get to ask the coffee experts from French Truck Coffee and give you the tips to help you create the perfect cup of Joe at home.  And what's a cup of coffee without a slice of coffeecake?  We'll also whip up a few classic as well as unique coffeecakes, sure to start your morning off right!

MENU: Classic Cinnamon Pecan Coffeecake; Strawberry Almond Coffeecake; Triple Chocolate Coffeecake

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

April 4, 2017

6:00 - 8:00p

Easter Cookie Decorating with Susie Tilton

Hands On - $55.00

Susie Tilton is back at Salud! showing you the tips and tricks to make your Springtime and Easter cookies the ultimate confection!  She’ll teach you the step-by-step instructions to glaze, flood, fill, and decorate your rollout sugar cookies like a pro!  Space will sign up quickly in the class – don’t miss out! A light meal will be provided.

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

April 6, 2017

6:00 - 9:00p

Cooking with Beer

Hands On - $59.00

"Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy."  Tonight's class will be filled with that happiness as we cook with the libation in every part of the meal.  If you're a fan of the malt and hops, this is certainly the class for you!

MENU: Lager Soup with Mussels and Fresh Herbs; Spring Salad with Orange and IPA Vinaigrette; Pilsner Potato Fritters; Porter Braised Brisket with Mushrooms and Onions; Oatmeal Stout Pecan Pie with Caramel Beer Ice Cream 

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

April 7, 2017

6:00 - 9:00p

Classic French Techniques

Hands On - $59.00

Join us for a cooking celebration of some of our favorite recipes from beloved Julia Child. More than anything, Julia Child set classic French techniques accessibly in the realm of the American kitchen, pioneering cooking television and education for the home cook. Students learn step-by-step how to make classical French dishes from Mastering the Art of French Cooking, then we’ll sit down to eat together, discuss all our favorite Julia recipes, and give a special toast. Bon appétit! Wine from France will be served.

MENU:  Soufflé aux Épinards (Spinach Soufflé); Coq au Vin (Chicken in Red Wine with Onions, Mushrooms, & Bacon); Gratin Dauphinois (Scalloped Potatoes with Milk & Cheese); and La Tarte des Demoiselles Tatin (Upside-down Apple Tart).

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

April 8, 2017

10:00a - 12:30p

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

 

 

April 8, 2017

5:00 - 8:00p

Date Night: Steakhouse Classics - SOLD OUT!!!

Hands On - $119.00 PER COUPLE

Calling all carnivores!!  Nothing is better than a charred, juicy steak.  Tonight we'll teach you how you can recreate the best Steakhouse meal right in your own kitchen.  

MENU: Wedge Salad with Homemade Blue Cheese or Ranch Dressing; Grilled Ribeyes with Bourbon Cream Sauce; Perfectly Loaded Twice Baked Potatoes; Sauteed Green Beans With Mushrooms; Caramelized Banana Spilts with Homemade Fudge Sauce

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

April 9, 2017

3:00 - 6:00p

Easter and Spring Brunch

Hands On - $59.00

Everyone loves brunch, and here in the South we know how to do it up right!  You'll take home great recipes that you can easily recreate at home for breakfast, lunch, dinner or somewhere in between.

MENU:  Orange and Cardamom French Toast, Citrus Single-Turn Biscuits with Sweet Cinnamon Butter; Billionaire's Bacon; Smoked Salmon, Sweet Potato and Chive Frittata; Fresh Springtime Fruit Salad; Sunrise Bellinis

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

April 11, 2017

6:00 - 9:00p

Springtime Cakes and Desserts

Hands On - $59.00

Learning the basics to proper baking can go far in easing anxieties in the kitchen.  Once mastered, you gain the confidence to delve into more baking and cooking experiences.  In today's class, we'll focus on creating the perfect layer cakes, pies and desserts from scratch and show you how to transform simple ingredients into the best baked goods.

MENU: Orange Chiffon Cake; Classic Coconut Cupcakes with Coconut Cream Filling; Lemon Poppy Seed Tea Cakes; Classic Strawberry Pie 

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

April 13, 2017

6:00 - 9:00p

Easter Dinner

Hands On - $59.00

Easter is a wonderful time for friends and family to gather around the table.  With this menu, you'll be sure to delight all of your guests, as well as enjoy the meal yourself (!) by prepping and cooking for the meal before Sunday arrives.  A true blessing!

MENU: Red Currant & Ginger Glazed Ham with Rhubarb Chutney; Sweet Potato Biscuits; Spring Vegetable Ragout; Potato Gratin with Gruyère; Coconut Layer Cake with Pineapple & Coconut Cream 

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

April 14, 2017

6:00 - 9:00p

Entertaining For Friends: Spring Edition

Hands On - $59.00

Tonight's class is the perfect menu to celebrate Easter with family and friends.  By utilizing all that the early Spring season has to offer, you are sure to satisfy and delight your guests!

MENU: Spring Greens with Strawberries and Tarragon Vinaigrette; Onion and Gruyere Gratin; Hasselback Potatoes, Mint Basted Lambchops; Powdered Sugar Pound Cake with Lemon Curd and Fresh Berries

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

April 15, 2017

10:00a - 1:00p

Kids Cook: Easter Treats

Hands On - $39.00  AGES 6-9

Kids will be preparing for the Easter Bunny with today's class!  From sweet treats to dying easter eggs, we'll have everything they need to fill up their baskets with wholesome, all-natural treats!  Hop to and sign up today!!

MENU: Frosted Easter Cookies; Bunny Munch; Hop To It Bark; Spring Nests; All Natural Dyed Easter Eggs 

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

April 15, 2017

5:00 - 8:00p

Date Night: Polynesian Paradise

Hands On - $119.00 PER COUPLE

Grab your grass skirt and leis - we're headed to the Islands of Hawaii! Tonight we'll dive into all of the fresh and wonderful flavors of the tropical islands - from fresh fruit to coconut to seafood - we'll have you feeling the sand between your toes in no time!

MENU: Coconut Encrusted Seafood Cakes; Mixed Greens Salad with Mango-Chile Vinaigrette; Macadamia Nut-Crusted Mahi Mahi with Lemongrass Beurre Blanc; Pineapple Fritters with Mango Sauce and Tahitian Ice Cream

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

April 18, 2017

6:00 - 9:00p

Knife Skills and Culinary Essentials

Hands On - $59.00

Jump-start your cooking skills in this relaxed, fun-filled class geared especially to help shake off the Winter chill. 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; Mexican Rice; Sangria 

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

April 20, 2017

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: White Bean Pesto with Herbed Olive Oil and Charred Crudite; Kale and Strawberry Salad with Cashew Dresssing; Minted Quinoa with Toasted Pine Nuts; Lemony Herbed Pan Roasted Tempeh with Seasonal Vegetables; Oat Squares with Homemade Strawberry Jam and Banana "Nice" Cream

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

April 21, 2017

6:00 - 9:00p

Date Night: Spice It Up!

Hands On - $59.00

Chilis and Peppers are a great way to spice up your diet. In tonight's class we'll use these fiery ingredients to heat up this menu from start to finish.  Certainly not for the faint of heart!

MENU: Sweet and Spicy Antipasto Salad with Fresh Mozarella; Spicy Thai Ginger and Carrot Soup; Grilled Chicken with Shishito Peppers; Chipotle Roasted Potatoes with Crispy Bacon; Mexican Spiced Chili Chocolate Cupcakes with Dulce du Leche Frosting

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

April 22, 2017

5:00 - 8:00p

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

 

 

April 23, 2017

3:00 - 6:00p

New American Classics

Hands On - $59.00

American classics are all about comfort.  From sticky sweet desserts to ooey-gooey mac and cheese, we love a delicious dish.  Today's class we'll take some of your favorite recipes and give them an updated twist - soon to become new favorites with you and yours!

MENU: Deviled Eggs Three Ways; Veggie Cobb Salad with Creamy Avocado Dressing; Spinach and Caramelized Onion Mac and Cheese; Sundried Tomato and Bacon Turkey Meatloaf; Cheddar and Spiced Apple Turnovers 

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

April 25, 2017

6:00 - 8:30p

In Season: Spring Greens

Hands On - $49.00

In Spring...it's all about the green!  From lettuces to asparagus to fresh peas, this is time of year where plants are blooming and the vegetables are ripe for the picking!  In tonight's class we'll teach you ways to not only get the most out of this season, but how easy - and delicious - it is to incorporate these tasty, tender greens into your diet.

MENU: Fresh Spring Greens with Spring Onions, Radishes and Herbed Croutes; Fresh Pea and Potato Cakes; Lemon Chicken wtih Spring Vegetable Saute; Spring Leek and Pancetta Tartlets

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

April 27, 2017

6:30 - 8:30

Chef's Table: Spring Wine Dinner

Demonstration - $60.00

Spring brings not only an abundance of great fruits and vegetables, but also a revived desire to cook after a cold winter. Celebrate spring with an array of seasonal favorites as you taste your way through the best of the season, each paired with delicious wines.

MENU: Mini Seafood Cakes; Salad with Fried Goat Cheese and Grilled Bread; Grass-fed Steak with Roasted Garlic and Herb Compound Butter; Grilled Asparagus with Lemon and Mint; Strawberry Filled Crepes with Triple-Berry Coulis 

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

April 28, 2017

6:00 - 8:30p

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 Japanese beer will complete our evening!

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

Register Now!

or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

April 29, 2017

10:00a - 1:00p

Kids Cook: Parisian Paradise

Hands On - $39.00  AGES 6-9

Don your berets...we're headed to Paris!  In today's class, the kiddos will whip up some classic French dishes that can easily be recreated at home.  They'll be saying "Ooo La La!" once they taste their culinary creations!

MENU: Classic Salad with Sauteed Apples and Toasted Brie Croutes; Poulet en Papillote with Lemon Mustard Sauce; Pommes Anna; Haricot Verts with Caramelized Onions; Creme Brulee 

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

April 29, 2017

5:00 - 8:00p

Date Night: April in Paris

Hands On - $119.00 PER COUPLE

“I never knew the charm of spring, never knew my heart could sing…” Paris truly is for lovers. It's a city with charm where visitors are quickly swept up with the magic. It's romantic to stand along the Seine late in the evening and gaze at the Eiffel Tower magnificently lighting the sky. The art in the Louvre and the Orsay museums is unforgettable. The brilliant stained glass in St. Chapelle is breath-taking. And we haven't even mentioned the food yet. Simply put, the gastronomy is paradise. Visit the “City of Light” for an evening celebrating wonderful Parisian food and wines. What have you done to my heart! 

MENU: Toasted Brie and Pear Canapes; Cheese Tart & Mesclun Salad with Walnut Vinaigrette; Steak au Poivre with Classic Herbed Pomme Frites; Haricot Verts with Pistou; Perfect Creme Brulee

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

April 30, 2017

3:00 - 6:00p

Macaron and French Pastries

Hands On - $59.00

Have you ever wondered how to make the delicious French desserts including creamy custards, perfect pastry, and the scrumptious fillings found at fancy bakeries? Many consider French pastries to be the epitome and triumph of fine cookery but are intimidated by the process. This workshop will equip you with the techniques to make the most popular French desserts in a variety of ways, perhaps providing some inspiration to throw a dessert party for friends! 

MENU:  Vanilla Macaron; Chocolate Macaron; Pecan Sables; Cinnamon or Lemon Berry Palmiers; Mini Eclairs with Homemade Pastry Cream and Chocolate Ganache

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

May 2, 2017

6:00 - 9:00p

Spring Evening in Italy

Hands On - $59.00

In Spring, the smell of fragrant flowers, herbs and trees dance in the Italian countryside.  Tonight we'll try to catch some of those breezes by creating a menu that is full of the fresh flavor of the season.  This is a class not to miss!

MENU: Arugula, Parmesan & Pancetta Pizzettas; Grilled Lamb Chops with Mushroom Funghetto; Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus; Ricotta Fritters with a Honey Drizzle

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

May 4, 2017

6:00 - 9:00p

Congratulations, Graduation!  Party Pleasers

Hands On - $59.00

The month of May is a time of celebration - certain chapters are closing while new adventures are on the horizon.  In this class we'll arm you with wonderful recipes sure to make your next gathering fun and delicious!  No matter the celebration, these are sure to please!

MENU: "School's Out" Party Mix; Gougeres with Herbed Cheese; Cream Puffs with Citrus Cream; Asparagus and Proscuitto "Diploma" Roll Ups; Spicy Chicken Poppers; Three Onion Baked Dip; Mini Graduation Cap Cupcakes; Summertime Sparkling Punch

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

May 5, 2017

6:00 - 9:00p

Cinco de Mayo

Hands On - $59.00

The Fifth of May is here and for most of us in Memphis it can only mean one thing: salsa and margaritas!  Tonight we'll whip up a delicious meal, that is the perfect way to celebrate this delicious day!

MENU: Trio of Salsas (Aquacate y Tomatillo, Pico de Gallo,Roasted Pepper and Tomato), Smoky and Spicy Guacamole, Chicken Chilaquiles with Tomatillo Sauce; Perfect Mexican Rice; Refried Beans; Spiced Brownies with Dulce du Leche Cream; Homemade Margaritas

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

May 6, 2017

3:00 - 6:00p

Derby Party

Hands On - $59.00

It's known as the fastest two minutes in sports, but in Louisville, Kentucky, The Derby is a true event, with food at its core.  Today we'll whip up some delicious fare before watching the Run For the Roses.  You'll even receive a commemorative Derby glass, perfect for your mint julep!

MENU: Benedictine Dip with Crudite and Crostini; Sharp Cheddar Cheese Coins; Bluegrass Salad; Kentucky Hot Browns; Burgoo; Pegasus Pie;Mint Julep 

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

May 7, 2017

3:00 - 6:00p

Breakfast Bakery

Hands On - $59.00

Want a great way to spend a lazy weekend morning? Try baking up some indulgent and comforting breakfast goodies that the whole family will enjoy. You'll learn a variety of practical baking skills including how to prepare popover batters, caramelize fruits, make and form crepes and blintzes, prepare homemade syrup, and make scones. 

MENU: Cheddar Cheese Popovers; Orange & Cherry Scones; Caramelized Apple Crepes; Cream Cheese & Blueberry Blintzes.

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

May 9, 2017

6:00 -8:00p

Gifts For Mom: Homemade Soap

Hands On - $45.00

Want to learn how to craft soap like a professional?  Today we'll have Jason Barnett - soap maker extroardinaire - in the Salud kitchen showing you how easy it is to make homemade soap from start to finish.  His goal: "To take the fear away and let the suds fly!" Participants will receive a bar of soap wrapped up and ready to gift to mom at the end of class.  A light meal will be provided

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

May 11, 2017

6:00 - 8:30p

In Season: Strawberries

Hands On - $49.00

Strawberries are probably one of the most popular fruits.  And when in season, there's really nothing better!  Tonight we'll focus on this vibrant red fruit and teach you new ways to enjoy this late Spring treat.

MENU: Strawberry and Spinach Salad with Citrus Dressing; Pan Seared Salmon with Strawberry Salsa; Farro with Roasted Balsamic Strawberries; Strawberry Rhubarb Pie

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

May 12, 2017

6:00 - 9:00p

Knife Skills and Culinary Essentials

Hands On - $59.00

Jump-start your cooking skills in this relaxed, fun-filled class geared especially for summer. 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; Old Fashioned Vegetable Soup; Escalope de Poulet Aux Champignons;  Strawberry Shortcakes with Meyer Lemon Whipped Cream

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

May 13, 2017

10:00a - 1:00p

Kids Cook: Mother's Day Tea

Hands On - $39.00; $29.00 additional child  AGES 6 AND UP

Kids will prepare a beautiful spread perfect for an afternoon tea in celebration of Mom. Children will create their own flower arrangement in a petit vase to decorate the table and give to Mom. What a special way to celebrate Mother’s Day! Mothers are invited to tea at 12:30p
 
MENU: Herbed Cucumber and Cream Cheese Sandwiches; Savory Chicken Salad Sandwiches; Prosciutto with Melon; Currant Scones with Jam and Honey Butter; Vanilla Custard Fruit Triffle; Spiced Tea with Orange, Cloves and Cinnamon

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

May 13, 2017

6:00 - 9:00p

Mother Sauces

Hands On - $59.00

The 5 Mother Sauces: Béchamel, Veloute, Espagnole, Tomato and Hollandaise, are the true foundations of cooking.  Knowing how to properly create and prepare these 5 sauces opens up a wide variety of cooking styles and recipes to you.  In this class we'll focus on these essential sauces and even show you how you can change them up, with just a simple changes in ingredients, and how these techniques are used in all manners of cooking, both savory and sweet.

MENU: Béchamel Sauce and Tomato Sauce with Baked Rigatoni; Espagnole Sauce with Steak Medallions and Mushrooms; Veloute Sauce with Chicken Pot Pie; Hollandaise Sauce with Roasted Asparagus

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

May 16, 2017

6:00 - 9:00p

Poulet Nouveaux: New Ideas with Chicken

Hands On - $59.00

Tired of the same old thing when it comes to chicken?  Tonight we'll teach you some new and easy ways to dress up the bird!  From utilizing rotisserie chickens for quick meals to all of the parts in between, we'll arm you with new recipes that are sure to delight all!

MENU: Green Chicken Chilaquiles; Spicy Cajun Chicken Burgers with Avocado Mayo; Smoked Paprika Chicken with Potatoes; Fresh Herb and Garlic Chicken with Gnocchi 

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

May 18, 2017

6:00 - 9:00p

Everyday Vegetarian: Italian

Hands On - $59.00

Mamma Mia!  No Meat!!  In tonight's class we're letting vegetables take the plate - front and center!  we'll create dishes that are hearty, satisfying and most-importantly, delicious!  Perfect for meat eaters too!

MENU: Roasted Red Pepper and Pine Nut Bruschetta; Summer Panzanella; Eggplant Parmesan; Fresh Pasta with Mushrooms and Homemade Vodka Cream Sauce; Classic Pizelles with Gelato

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

May 19, 2017

6:00 - 9:00p

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, 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, to top them all off, prepare quick and easy sauces.  We'll also whip up homemade manicotti noodles!! 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: 

Three Cheese Manicotti with Sauce Pomodoro; Hand Rolled Spinach and Ricotta Ravioli with Tomato Pancetta Butter Sauce; Homemade Pasta with Fresh Herbs and Olive Oil; Vanilla Pound Cake with Fresh Berries and Honeyed Mascarpone

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

May 20, 2017

10:00a - 1:00p

Kids Cook: Food Truck Roundup

Hands On - $39.00  AGES 10 AND UP

These days you can pretty much satisfy any food craving at your local food truck roundup.  Today we'll whip up some favorites and maybe discover some new cuisines along the way!

MENU: Maple Chicken and Waffle Bites; Roasted Tomato Soup with Grilled Cheese Dippers;  Crazy Confetti Turkey Patty Melts; Triple Cheesy and Bacony Tots;   Browned Butter Vanilla Cupcakes

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

May 20, 2017

5:00 - 8:00p

Date Night: Opa! 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; Pastissio; Baklava

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

May 21, 2017

3:00 - 6:00p

Springtime Picnic

Hands On - $59.00

May is one of the best times to visit Memphis - the weather is almost perfect and there are so many ways to enjoy the city and the outdoors.  Get out and enjoy yourself, and pack some delicious food to take with you!  

MENU:  Spring Strawberry Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette; Smoky Blackeyed Pea Salad; Springtime Herbed Potato Salad; Southern Fried Chicken Tenders; Classic Lemon Squares 

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

May, 23, 2017

6:00 - 9:00p

Sweet and Savory Tarts

Hands On - $59.00

Not all tarts are created equal.  Or sweet, for that matter.  In tonight's class we will use our tart pans for more than just sugar baked confections.  But just so our sweet tooths don't feel left out, we'll throw in some desserts....for balance.

MENU: Fried Green Tomato Tart; Bacon and Raclette Tart; Chicken and Goat Cheese Tart; Chocolate Espresso Tart; Macadamia Coconut Caramel Tart

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

May 25, 2017

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

 

 

May 26, 2017

6:00 - 9:00p

Memorial Day Prep

Hands On - $59.00

To many, Memorial Day is the kickoff to the Summer Season.  And here at Salud we like to kick it off right!  Tonight we'll whip up some delicious food that is perfect for your weekend gathering and celebrates the Red, White and Blue!

MENU: Summertime Bruschetta; Bacon and Blue Dogs; Southern Comfort Burgers; Red, White and Blue Slaw; Strawberry Rhubarb Sundaes; Triple Berry Lemonade Spritzer

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

May 27, 2017

10:00a - 1:00p

Kids Cook: School's Out

Hands On - $39.00  AGES 6-9

With the call of Summer and warm days ahead, we'll celebrate with some recipes that are fun to make and perfect for the Summer!

MENU: Early Summer Fruit Kebabs; Rosemary Popcorn; Homemade Fruit Rollups; Pizza Pockets; Homemade Ice Cream Sundaes

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

May 27, 2017

5:00 - 8:00p

Grilling Greats!

Hands On - $59.00

With Grilling season upon us, let us share with you some new recipes to get the most out of your flames, all Summer long!

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

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

May 30, 2017

6:00 - 9:00p

Paleo Perfect

Hands On - $59.00

Eating Paleo or Primal is one of the latest food trends to come along.  In this class we'll go over the popular Paleo diet and eating plan.  This plan focuses on eating like our ancestors did, utilizing a diet of quality sourced protein from meat, fowl and seafood, as well as plentiful fruits and vegetables.  We'll show you that Paleo can be incredibly fulfilling, without the use of grains. If you're curious about Paleo - this is the class for you!

MENU:  Charred Green Onion Egg Bites; Roasted Asparagus Soup; Braised Spring Greens with Bacon; Lemon and Mustard Baked Chicken with Arugula Pesto;  Panna Cotta with Strawberry Rhubarb Sauce

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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.