Salud! Cooking School

Whether you’re new to the kitchen, want to sharpen your culinary skills or just want to have a fun night out with your spouse or friends, we have the cooking class for you at our Salud! Cooking School. Join us for demonstration, hands-on cooking, and wine classes, led by our own in-store instructors as well as some of the area's most exciting chefs, artisans and authors. Our instructional kitchen, located on the 2nd floor Whole Foods Market Green Hills offers affordable, recreational culinary education for all ages.

 

 

Seating and enrollment are on a first-come, first-served basis. If a class is sold out, please call 615-440-5117 or email us at salud.nashville@wholefoods.com to be placed on our waiting list. With some exceptions, registration closes 48 hours prior to class. Payment is made at the time of registration. If you are using a gift card or a gift certificate, you will need to call us as our registration system does not recognize either of those payment methods. After you have registered and paid, you will receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive a confirmation email, please let us know.

 

Getting Here

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

37215

Map & Directions

Seating and enrollment are on a first-come, first-served basis. If a class is sold out, please call 615-440-5117 to be placed on our waiting list. With some exceptions, registration closes 48 hours prior to class. Payment is made at the time of registration.All classes include recipes or a class lecture packet, servings of each recipe prepared (to be consumed in class - no doggie bags! ) and up to two glasses of wine. 

Class Information 

All classes 

Hands-On Classes


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

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

Demonstration Classes

Relax and watch us do the work! You will be seated throughout the class and encouraged to ask lots of questions. Tastings of each recipe are served typically as they are prepared (to be consumed in class - no doggie bags!). Classes include up to two glasses of red or white wine. Classes are for students 18 & over unless noted otherwise; students under 18 may attend with a registered parent or guardian.

Kids & Teens Classes


Kids and teens should wear flat, closed-toe shoes and comfortable clothing. Students are divided into groups at the discretion of the instructor. Snacks are provided during class and students are seated at the end of class to enjoy the meal they have prepared. Classes are limited to 12 students unless noted otherwise.

Wine & Cheese Classes


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

 

Allergens

While Salud! is not an allergen-free facility, we will do our best to make menu substitutions for you if you have an allergy. Not all dishes may be able to be altered. If you have certain dietary restrictions, please call us before registering so we can give you advice on which class will best suit your needs. Not all classes can be altered.

 

Cancellation Policy

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

Arrival

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

 

Want to Volunteer?

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

NOTE: In order for us to properly prepare for a class we need the participants to be registered 24 hours prior to the class start time.

If it is past the 24 deadline and you would like to register, please call: 615-440-5117

Classes not meeting the minimum number of students 24 to 48 hours prior to class start time

will be rescheduled or canceled.  

 

 

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It's almost time for Camp Salud our summer camp for Chefs in Training! While our menus aren't quite ready, here are the dates, ages and times for the camps. Camps are one week in length and are hands-on. The cost per week is $245 per student and classes begin at 10:00 AM and end at 12:30 PM with the exception of Friday which ends at 1:00PM. Please call us with any specific questions. 

July 22 - 26 Ages 10 - 12   Two Spots Left      Register:  here

          

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SUMMER CLASSES 2019

 

Saturday, June 01, 2019

6:00 PM – 8:30 PM          

DATE NIGHT: HONKY TONKIN' IN NASH VEGAS

Hands-On $120 per couple * Please note this registration is for TWO people       

Did you know that Nashville is one of the top destination cities in the United States? Well, of course, we did. While our Honky Tonkin' will be confined to the classroom, we will still have a great time with this menu that provides great tastes and recipes.

MENU: Classic Fried Catfish; Pulled Pork Sandwiches; Made from Scratch Mac and Cheese; Smoky Greens with Hot Pepper Vinegar; Southern Fried Cabbage; Hush Puppies and My Mama's Peach Cobbler.             

Register:  here

               

Monday, June 03, 2019 

6:00 PM – 8:30 PM          

HOMEMADE PASTA AND SAUCES           

Hands-On $65   

If you think making pasta is difficult, join this class and see just how easy and fun making your own pasta can be.

MENU: Mesclun Greens with Balsamic & Pine Nuts; Fettuccini Alfredo with Peas and Prosciutto; Tagliatelle with Rustic Tomato Sauce; and Pappardelle with Bolognese.

Register:  here

               

Wednesday, June 05, 2019         

6:00 PM – 8:30 PM          

SUMMER POT LUCK - VEGETARIAN        Private Event

Hands-On $65 Per person

One of the many joys of summertime is the great variety of vegetables that become available. This summer potluck is totally vegetarian but the flavors are so delicious, we promise that you won't even miss the meat! You'll be too busy savoring all the wonderful tastes and flavors this season provides.

MENU: Easy Summer Gazpacho with Avocado and Croutons; Cold Sesame Noodle Salad; Tomato Tart; Charred Veggie Bowl with Farro; Ribollita with Wheat Berries,  and Easy, Peasy Veggie Pizza.

Register:  here

 

Friday, June 07, 2019     

6:30 PM – 7:30 PM          

PINK IS THE NEW BLACK - WINE TASTING WITH BILLIE JOYCE     

Demonstration $25        

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

Register:  here

 

Saturday, June 08, 2019

6:00 PM – 8:30 PM          

DATE NIGHT: FRENCH STEAKHOUSE      

Hands-On $120 per couple          

What a lovely way to spend an evening with someone special. This classic French menu will perhaps bring back lovely memories or perhaps create some ideas for making new ones.

MENU: French Onion Soup, Steak Frites, Asparagus with Béarnaise Sauce, and Profiteroles with Pastry Cream. 

Register:  here

 

Monday, June 10, 2019    Cancelled

6:00 PM – 8:30 PM          

GRILLING THE BEST OF THE SEASON

With Chef Reggie and Chef Cornelius of Whole Foods Mkt          

Hands-On $65 Per Person           

Salud! is delighted to welcome two of the amazing, talented chefs that create wonderful flavors in our kitchen here at Whole Foods. This class will focus on grilling techniques using the very best that the season has to offer. After all, it’s the Whole Foods way!

MENU: Determined by what is the best, the freshest and most delicious.  

Register:  here

       

  

Tuesday, June 11, 2019 

6:00 PM – 8:30 PM          

SUMMER IN ITALY WITH CHEF DAN MAGGIPINTO          

Hands-On $65, Per Person          

Join Chef Dan as he shares more of his favorite family recipes focusing on summer. Seasonal cooking not only provides the best flavors but also creates anticipation as each season creates its own charm.

MENU: Fried Squash Blossoms stuffed with Feta, Spinach, Artichoke (if available) on Arugula with pine nuts and champagne vinaigrette; Harissa Spiced Lamb Chops, White Bean Puree, Asparagus/Spring Onions/Peas/Baby Carrots, and Lemon Poppy Seed Cheesecake with a Rhubarb/Strawberry/Raspberry Compote with Streusel Crumble.   

Register:  here

       

 

 

Wednesday, June 12, 2019         

6:00 PM – 8:30 PM          

COUPLES: FOOD AND WINE PAIRING - EVENING ON THE MEDITERRANEAN - CLOSED - PRIVATE CLASS   

Pairing and Demonstration $175 per couple * Please note - this registration is for TWO people*

Join Wine Educator Billie Joyce Helmkay and Chef Merijoy Lantz Rucker for an evening of delicious wines paired with a classic Mediterranean meal. Guests will taste special wines selected to complement the dinner prepared by the chef. Written recipes will be included.

MENU: Grilled Haloumi Cheese with Lemon; Roasted Halibut with Tomatoes, Fennel and Salmoriglio Sauce; Polenta Bites with Green Harissa and Feta; Sizzling Chile Shrimp with Crusty Bread; and, Honey Donuts.

Register:  here

 

               

Thursday, June 13, 2019               

6:00 PM – 8:30 PM          

ENTERTAINING: CHAMPAGNE BRUNCH               

Hands-On $65   

You can never have too many brunches to enjoy. Chef Laura has created a fantastic menu to add to your list of must host brunches.

MENU: Roasted Garlic, Spicy Sausage & Arugula Flatbreads; Sweet Potato Pancakes; Eggs Benedict with Smoky Hollandaise, and Dark Chocolate Bread Pudding with Cream Cheese Bourbon Glaze

Register:  here

              

Saturday, June 15, 2019

10:00 AM – 12:30 PM     

BISCUIT AND SHORTCAKE WORKSHOP

With CHEF MINDY AND RB          

Hands-On $65 per person

Ready to Roll Up your Sleeves and roll out some dough? Join RB and Mindy for a busy morning cranking out all styles of biscuits and shortcake. Learn biscuit basics and discover the magic behind the South's daily bread. You and your lab partners will - flaky, caky, drop, scones, skillet, sweet, sweet rolls....There will be sausage gravy and plenty of fruit and whipped cream. You will be well dusted in flour and leave a biscuit master. Come hungry and ready for some action.

Register:  here

 

             

Saturday, June 15, 2019

6:00 PM – 8:30 PM          

DATE NIGHT: BEER GARDEN       

Hands-On $120 per couple          

What a fun class this is! Delicious beer, wonderful pretzels and a lighthearted approach to cooking something fun and perfect for your next get together.

MENU: Fresh-Baked Pretzels with German Mustard; Schnitzel with Dilled Cucumber Salad; Hot German Potato Salad, and Apple Strudel Hand Pies.    

Register:  here

   

 

Monday, June 17, 2019 

6:00 PM – 8:30 PM          

CHINESE RESTAURANT FAVORITES          2 Spots Remaining

Hands-On $60   

This is another one of Chef Karen’s popular classes. We all love to go to restaurants but sometimes, it’s nice to eat in and create your own version of a favorite.

MENU: Crunchy Chicken Lettuce Wraps; General Tso's Chicken; Pepper Steak; Pork Fried Rice, and Fortune Cookies.      

Register:  here

    

              

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 

6:00 PM – 8:30 PM          

SUMMER SIDES

With Chef Mindy and RB             

Hands-On $65   

Let's kick up your summer grilling and entertaining - Are you in a summer side dish slump? You know you can do better than opening a can but.....your inspiration seems to have evaporated in the heat.Don't turn your back on the best-supporting actors on the table. We'll take advantage of Tennessee's peak produce at Whole Foods and make healthy, stylish dishes with summer tomatoes, corn, melon, peaches, berries, squash, cukes, peppers and more. You'll leave with a stack of new ideas to pair with simply grilled chicken, chops, steaks, and fish on the menu.

Register:  here

              

Wednesday, June 19, 2019         

6:00 PM – 8:30 PM          

POOL PARTY APPETIZERS

With Chef Jessica Collins              

Hands-On $65 per person           

It's pool time! What a great idea for entertaining now that the weather is warm. Many of these great recipes can be done ahead and served at room temperature. Except for the margaritas which should be served cold and often!

MENU: Italian Sammies; Caprese Garlic Loaf; Pasta Skewers with Pesto; Whipped Feta; Chicken Roll-Ups; Pickle Cheeseball, Pesto Pizza with Chicken, and Watermelon 'Margarita's.

Register:  here

 

 

Thursday, June 20, 2019               

6:00 PM – 8:30 PM          

DOWN ON THE BAYOU

With Chef Laura Rodriguez         

Hands-On $65   

Chef Laura’s trip to New Orleans inspired her to add some classic Cajun dishes to her repertoire. Lucky us and lucky you!

MENU: Chicken & Shrimp Etouffee over Rice; Maque Choux Corn Fritters with Jalapeno Corn Sauce and Classic Pralines.        

Register:  here

 

               

Friday, June 21, 2019     

6:30 PM – 7:30 PM          

RED'S TO CHILL WITH - WINE TASTING WITH BILLIE JOYCE

Demonstration $25        

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

Register:  here

 

             

Saturday, June 22, 2019

10:00 AM – 12:30 PM     

TEENS MAKE PIZZA WITH THE BREAD DOCTOR  

Hands-On $60, Ages 13 - 16        

Do you have a budding young chef that loves to bake? This class with Dr. Rob (aka the bread doctor) is a must for your teen. Students will learn to make dough from scratch, shape and make pizza and top the pizzas with their own selection. Students will take home dough and as a bonus will also make Stromboli. They will enjoy their cooked pizza with a salad and an ice cream sundae with all the toppings!      

Register:  here

 

               

Monday, June 24, 2019 

6:00 PM – 8:30 PM          

PASSPORT TO CUBA      

Hands-On $65 Per Person           

Put away your Tuscan maps, cancel dinner at the Eiffel Tower. What is the next “hot” place to visit? Why, Cuba, of course. Over the next few years, Cuba will become the place to go and of course Salud! is already planning a great class to introduce you to classic Cuban dishes that have stood the test of time. 

MENU: Ropa Vieja (Braised Shredded Beef Stew); Ensalada de Garbanzo – Garbanzo Bean Salad with Lemon Dijon Dressing; Plantains Two Ways – Sweet Sauteed Plantains and Tostones; Black Beans and Rice; Pasteles de Guayaba – Guava and Cream Cheese Turnovers 

Register:  here

   

 

Tuesday, June 25, 2019 

6:00 PM – 8:30 PM          

SUMMER SAUCE ESSENTIALS

With Chef Mindy And Rb             

Hands-On $65 per person

Skip the bottle and master the essentials of a world of summer sauces. You will discover how a quick sauce can easily brighten and transform the menu. RB and Mindy will introduce you to your new friends, homemade chimichurri, salsa verde, miso glaze, buttermilk goddess dressing, a salsa template, barbecue sauce variations, boiled custard and caramel sauces. you' be slathering these game-changers on all kinds of simply grilled meats and summer vegetables and fruits.

Register:  here

 

             

Wednesday, June 26, 2019         

6:00 PM – 8:30 PM          

PICNIC BASKET APPETIZERS        

Hands-On $65  

Register:  here

 

 

 

             

Friday, June 28, 2019     

6:00 PM – 8:30 PM          

COUPLES COOK: MAKING PIZZA WITH THE BREAD DOCTOR        

Hands-On $120 per couple *Please note - this registration is for TWO people*

Make plans to join Dr. Rob (aka "The Bread Doctor") for this fantastic class. Always a sell-out, our couples will learn the art of making the perfect dough. Each couple will create and top their own pizza and enjoy a great salad bar and ice cream sundaes along with a few adult beverages or others. In addition, each couple will take dough home to recreate the evening.

Register:  here

 

            

               

Saturday, June 29, 2019

10:00 AM – 12:30 PM     

BISCUIT AND SHORTCAKE WORKSHOP

With Mindy and RB        

Hands-On $65 per person

Ready to Roll Up your Sleeves and roll out some dough? Join RB and Mindy for a busy morning cranking out all styles of biscuits and shortcake. Learn biscuit basics and discover the magic behind the South's daily bread. You and your lab partners will - flaky, caky, drop, scones, skillet, sweet, sweet rolls....There will be sausage gravy and plenty of fruit and whipped cream. You will be well dusted in flour and leave a biscuit master. Come hungry and ready for some action.

Register:  here

 

              

Saturday, June 29, 2019

6:00 PM – 8:30 PM          

DATE NIGHT: NIGHT IN NAPA   

Hands-On $120 per couple * Please note: this registration is for TWO people

California cuisine always (almost) offers something different, something to test our taste buds. An unusual combination, a new flavor. Or maybe a different cooking technique. This Napa menu covers all these criteria and also recognizes that sometimes the best is also the simplest.

MENU: California-Style BBQ Chicken Pizza; Napa Valley Mesclun Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette; Chicken a la Vendemmia with Grapes and Fennel; Potato Parsnip Mash and Raspberry Crumble Bars.

Register:  here

   

               

Monday, July 01, 2019   

6:00 PM – 8:30 PM          

ENTERTAINING: CLASSIC AMERICAN FOOD         

Hands-On $65   

There is a reason something is called a “classic”. A classic is always the same, is usually the best and stands the test of time without changing. This class offers great food whether you are celebrating the birthday of our country or just want to enjoy a menu that is definitely a “classic”.

MENU: Buttermilk Fried Chicken; Luscious Company Mashed Potatoes with Chicken Gravy; Homestyle Green Beans with Bacon, Honey Cornbread, and Mom’s Peach Cobbler. * This is also a great class for beginners!     

Register:  here

  

             

Tuesday, July 02, 2019   

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM          

HOMEMADE PASTA AND SAUCES           

Hands-On $60 per person

If you think making from scratch pasta is difficult (hint - it isn't!), join Chef Karen in her always sold out pasta class.

MENU: Mesclun Greens with Balsamic & Pine Nuts; Fettuccini Alfredo with Peas and Proscuitto; Tagliatelle with Rustic Tomato Sauce; and Pappardelle with Bolognese.

Register:  here

 

 

Monday, July 08, 2019   

6:00 PM – 8:30 PM          

FABULOUS AND ONLY 4 INGREDIENTS!

Hands-On $60   

Yes, that’s right! Only FOUR ingredients (just so you know, salt and pepper and oil do not count). What a great idea for cooking. Sometimes recipes have so many ingredients that you don’t even know where to start or even if you want to start! This is a great idea for stressed out no time to cook people, beginners who don’t have a huge pantry of supplies or frankly, someone who just wants to have a quick, simple meal.

MENU: Avocado Spinach Salad; Rosemary Baked Chicken; Linguine with Fresh Tomato Sauce; Lemon Asparagus; and Chocolate Cheese Puffs. Bonus recipe – Spicy Chicken Bites     

Register:  here

 

 

Wednesday, July 10, 2019           

6:00 PM – 8:30 PM          

CELEBRATE SUMMER VEGETARIAN STYLE            

Hands-On $60   

One of the many joys of summertime is the great variety of vegetables that become available. This summer pot luck is totally vegetarian but we can promise you won't miss the meat! Your taste buds will be too busy savoring all these wonderful flavors.

MENU: Easy Summer Gazpacho with Avocado and Croutons; Cold Sesame Noodle Salad; Tomato Tart; Charred Veggie Bowl with Farro; ribollita with Wheat Berries and Easy Peasy Veggie Pizza.

Register:  here

 

               

Thursday, July 11, 2019 

6:00 PM – 8:30 PM          

KNIFE SKILLS     

Hands-On $60   

Having good knife skills is one of the best ways to become comfortable in the kitchen. Our chefs know exactly how to help you master the basics of using a knife properly. You will learn to chop, dice, slice and then prepare a light meal using all of your beautifully prepared vegetables. Salud! provides knives for class but feel free to bring along your favorite. No serrated edges, please! This class is a great gift idea.

Register:  here

           

Saturday, July 13, 2019  

10:00 AM – 12:30 PM   

 MASTER BAGUETTE CLASS WITH THE BREAD DOCTOR   

Hands-On, $60 per person          

Dr. Rob has been perfecting his baguette recipe for years. Not only do you have an opportunity to attend his class, but he will also show you other ways this dough can be shaped and used. A great baguette is a thing of wonder. Enough said.

MENU: Baguette and Butter (you lucky ducks!)

Register:  here

 

 

               

Monday, July 15, 2019   

6:00 PM – 8:30 PM          

FOR THE LOVE OF LEMONS         

$60, HANDS-ON               

There is something so wonderful about lemons. There is also something even more wonderful about using lemons in cooking. From the juice to the zest to the peel, practically everything can use a bit of lemon.

MENU: Lemon White Bean Hummus with Grilled Pitas, Grilled Lamb Chops with Lemon Aioli, Oven-Roasted Potatoes with Preserved Lemons and Oregano, Asparagus with Lemon Vinaigrette and of course, Lemon Pound Cake.    

Register:  here

 

 

 

Wednesday, July 17, 2019           

6:00 PM – 8:30 PM          

BRUNCH BY THE POOL

$65, HANDS-ON       

Register:  here

 

               

 

Thursday, July 18, 2019 

6:00 PM – 8:30 PM          

NOT YOUR MAMA'S MEAT AND THREE

$65, Hands-On 

While we would never criticize our “mamas” cooking, with today’s techniques and a wider variety of flavors, we can enjoy the best of both worlds. Chef Laura has taken the classics and kicked them up just a bit MENU: Sorghum, Tomato & Jalapeno Glazed Brisket; Pimento Bacon Mac ‘n Cheese; Apple Cider Braised Greens, and Skillet Drop Biscuits with Chive Compound Butter.  

Register:  here

               

Saturday, July 20, 2019  

10:00 AM – 12:30 PM     

PLATTER SALADS

With Chef Mindy and RB              

$65, Hands-On 

Platter Salad Creativity Workshop - Unlock your creativity and serve it up on a platter. It is peak Tennessee produce season at Whole Foods so why bury all the beauty and goodness in a deep bowl? RB and Mindy will empower you to escape the confines of your recipe brain and fully engage your playful creative salad brain. Become a platteral thinker and make the best salads of your life. Warning: Taking this class may result in excessive noticing and heightened kitchen confidence (and platter shopping).

Register:  here

 

 

Saturday, July 20, 2019  

6:00 PM – 8:30 PM          

DATE NIGHT: EVENING IN MARRAKECH      SOLD OUT         

Hands-On $120 per couple * Please note this registration is for two people         

Did you know that Marrakech is one of the busiest cities in Africa and serves as a major economic center and tourist destination? With its unique culture, sights and of course the food, Marrakech is on track to be another “must see” place to visit. Our Salud! students will be ahead of the crowd after attending this fantastic cooking class. Focusing on classic dishes that are easily adapted, prepare to have your taste buds engaged.

MENU: Spicy Grilled Lamb Brochettes – Snack; Chicken Tagine with Buttery Saffron-Onion Sauce, Seven Vegetable Couscous; Flame Grilled Bell Pepper and Tomato Salad; Khobz – Classic Moroccan Bread, and Sweet Milk Pudding with Toasted Almonds.

Register:  here

 

               

Monday, July 22, 2019   

6:00 PM – 8:30 PM          

INSTANT POT: INDIAN        

$60, Hands-On 

If you still have your Instant Pot in the box, well, you need to join us in Salud! Chef Karen has been teaching Instant Pot classes and knows all the tricks and tips to get the most out of this device. Her menu for this evening is Indian with an emphasis on spices and techniques. You will be amazed by what you can accomplish with this versatile appliance.

MENU: Creamy Dal with Fried Spices; Butter Chicken; Lamb Rogan Josh; Chicken Korma; Aloo Jeera (Cumin Spiced Potatoes); Punjabi Lobia (Black-Eyed Peas with Spinach), and Saffron Rice  

 

Register:  here

        

 

 

Wednesday, July 24, 2019           

6:00 PM – 8:30 PM          

NASHVILLE HOT CHICKEN          3 Spots Left 

$60, Hands-On 

It wouldn’t be our cooking school without hot chicken! A classic Nashville favorite, everyone has an opinion about hot chicken. Join us and see what our opinion is as you prepare several different styles of hot chicken along with a side or two.       

Register:  here

 

 

Friday, July 26, 2019       

6:00 PM – 8:30 PM          

DATE NIGHT: MAKING PIZZA WITH THE BREAD DOCTOR    SOLD OUT          

Hands-On $120 per couple * Please note: this registration is for TWO people

Make plans to join Dr. Rob (aka "The Bread Doctor") for this fantastic class. Always a sell-out, our couples learn the art of making the perfect dough. Create and top their own pizza and enjoy a great salad bar and ice cream sundaes along with a few adult beverages or others.  In addition, each couple will take-home dough to recreate the evening.

Register:  here

   

               

Monday, July 29, 2019   

6:00 PM – 8:30 PM          

ASIAN FAVORITES          

Hands-On $60   

This class is the best of many flavors. Offering a taste of several different cuisines, they all have one thing in common. Delicious and definitely something you want to add to your favorites.

 MENU: Egg Drop Soup; Japanese Potstickers with Sesame Soy Dipping Sauce; Mongolian Beef; Panang Chicken Curry with Jasmine Rice, and Fried Bananas.

Register:  here

 

 

Wednesday, July 31, 2019           

6:00 PM – 8:30 PM          

SUMMER POTLUCK - VEGETARIAN         

Hands-On $65   

One of the many joys of summertime is the great variety of vegetables that become available. This summer potluck is totally vegetarian but the flavors are so delicious, we promise that you won't even miss the meat! You'll be too busy savoring all the wonderful tastes and flavors this season provides.

 MENU: Easy Summer Gazpacho with Avocado and Croutons; Cold Sesame Noodle Salad; Tomato Tart; Charred Veggie Bowl with Farro; Ribollita with Wheat Berries,  and Easy, Peasy Veggie Pizza.

Register:  here

 

 

Thursday, August 01, 2019          

6:00 PM – 8:30 PM          

SUSHI   2 Spots Left

Hands-On $65   

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 with Salmon ); Spicy Tuna Rolls; and Vegetable Cream Cheese Rolls

Register:  here

 

               

Saturday, August 03, 2019           

10:00 AM – 12:30 PM     

FAMILIES COOK DONUTS!    2 Spots Left       

Hands-On $70 Ages 7+& Parent

Do you have a young chef at your house? Join us for this Saturday morning class and learn to make donuts from scratch. Lots of fun, lots of donuts to sample and some quality time with that young person. This class is for ages 7 and up with one parent. Additional parents or children are $35 each.

MENU: Chocolate Ganache and Sprinkles; Classic Glazed Donuts and Strawberry Jelly Donuts, and Apple Cider Donuts with Pumpkin Pie Spices.

Register:  here

 

 

Monday, August 05, 2019            

6:00 PM – 8:30 PM          

KNIFE SKILLS     

Hands-On $60   

Having knife skills in the kitchen is one of the very basic ways to become a better cook. Our chefs know exactly how to help you master the basics of using a knife properly. We provide knives for your use, but feel free to bring your favorite one along. No serrated edges, please! You will chop, slice, dice and then prepare a light meal using all of your beautifully prepared fruits and vegetables. This is also a great gift idea!

Register:  here

 

 

               

Tuesday, August 06, 2019            

6:00 PM – 8:30 PM          

MEDITERRANEAN GRILLING       

Hands-On $60   

What a great class for this time of the year. Way too many burgers and sausages and all the other parts of grilling. This class kicks up the grilling with a delicious menu that focuses on Mediterrean foods and techniques. MENU: Shrimp with Red Pepper Hummus; Baba Ghanoush; Turkish Chicken Kebabs with Grilled Sweet Peppers; Spiced Lamb Skewers with Tomatoes and Onions; Tabouli Salad, and Minted Melon Salad.

Register:  here

 

               

Thursday, August 08, 2019          

6:00 PM – 8:30 PM          

WHEN IN ROME... WITH CHEF LAURA RODRIGUEZ      Cancelled   

Hands-On $65   

A great trick to enhance your travels is to savor the local foods. When in Rome…. does just that with classic Italian dishes that focus on regional cooking.

MENU: Pasta Carbonata; Chicken Saltimbocca, Artichokes alla Romana, and Tiramisu Panna Cotta.          

Register:  here

 

 

               

Friday, August 09, 2019 

6:30 PM – 7:30 PM          

MALBEC; THE BLACK GRAPE OF CAHOR.......

WINE TASTING WITH BILLIE JOYCE           

Demonstration $25 per person 

Register:  here

 

               

Saturday, August 10, 2019           

6:00 PM – 8:30 PM          

DATE NIGHT: ITALIAN AL FRESCO DINNER PARTY           Sold Out  

Hands-On $120 per couple          

The term Al Fresco means eaten in the open air. What a better plan for a dinner party than August weather and outdoor dining!

MENU: Bruschetta Two Ways; Capellini with Homemade Basil Pesto and Tomatoes; Pancetta-Wrapped Grilled Shrimp Skewers; Asparagus and Proscuitto and Pine Nuts; Lemon Panna Cotta with Spring Berries; Campari Sodas and Antipasto Salad - Snack.      

Register:  here

 

               

Monday, August 12, 2019            

6:00 PM – 8:30 PM          

TOUR OF THAILAND   2 Spots Left   

Hands-On $60   

Chef Karen has traveled to Thailand and actually took cooking classes! Aren't we lucky, since we all can't travel there, to have her expertise in Salud! MENU: Tom Kai Gai - Coconut Chicken Soup; Red Curry Shrimp with Jasmine Rice; Thai Style Cashew Chicken; Pad Thai, and Coconut Tapioca Pudding with Mango.

Register:  here

 

               

Tuesday, August 13, 2019            

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM          

HOMEMADE PASTA AND SAUCES    Sold Out      

Hands-On $60   

If you think making from scratch pasta is difficult (hint - it isn't!), join Chef Karen in her always sold out pasta class.

MENU: Mesclun Greens with Balsamic & Pine Nuts; Fettuccini Alfredo with Peas and Proscuitto; Tagliatelle with Rustic Tomato Sauce; and Pappardelle with Bolognese.

Register:  here

 

 

               

Thursday, August 15, 2019          

6:00 PM – 8:30 PM          

SOUTHERN SUMMER SPECIALTIES

With Chef Laura Rodriguez         

Hands-On $65   

The best cooks know that cooking with seasonal ingredients almost always guarantees success. These recipes make use of the best foods that summer can offer.

MENU: Slow Cooker Pulled Pork; Hot Chicken Spiced Okra with Creamy Dill Sauce; Fried Green Tomatoes with Bacon Jam and Pimento Cheese, and Succotash Pasta Salad.   

Register:  here

 

               

Friday, August 16, 2019 

6:00 PM – 8:30 PM          

DATE NIGHT: MAKING PIZZA WITH THE BREAD DOCTOR   One Spot Left           

Hands-On $120 per couple * Please note this registration is for TWO people*    

Make plans to join Dr. Rob (aka "The Bread Doctor") for this fantastic class. Always a sell-out, our couples learn the art of making the perfect dough. Create and top their own pizza and enjoy a great salad bar and ice cream sundaes along with a few adult beverages or others.  In addition, each couple with take-home dough to recreate the evening.  

Register:  here

          

 

 

Monday, August 19, 2019            

6:00 PM – 8:30 PM          

GRILLING THE BEST OF THE SEASON

With Chef Reggie and Chef Cornelius of Whole Foods Market    

Hands-On $65   

Salud! is delighted to welcome two of the amazing, talented chefs that create wonderful flavors in our kitchen here at Whole Foods. This class will focus on grilling techniques using the very best that the season has to offer. After all, it’s the Whole Foods way!

MENU: Determined by what is the best, the freshest and most delicious.       

Register:  here

    

 

 

Tuesday, August 20, 2019            

6:00 PM – 8:30 PM          

KNIFE SKILLS     

Hands-On $60   

Having knife skills in the kitchen is one of the very basic ways to become a better cook. Out chefs know exactly how to help you master the basics of using a knife properly. We provide knives for you to use for practice, but feel free to bring your favorite one along. No serrated edges, please! You will chop, slice, dice and then prepare a light meal using all of your beautifully prepared fruits and vegetables. Great gift idea also!             

Register:  here

 

 

               

Wednesday, August 21, 2019     

6:00 PM – 8:30 PM          

LUNCHBOX DELIGHTS   

Hands-On $65 

Register:  here

 

 

               

Friday, August 23, 2019 

6:00 PM – 8:30 PM          

COUPLES: EVENING IN ROME - WINE DINNER    Cancelled

$175 per couple , DEMONSTRATION

Register:  here

 

               

Saturday, August 24, 2019           

6:00 PM – 8:30 PM          

DATE NIGHT: TURKISH CUISINE - CROSSROADS OF THE FAR EAST AND MEDITERRANEAN        One Spot Left     

Hands-On $120 per couple          

Most cuisines are made up of history and many different cultures. None more so than foods from this part of the world. While you may recognize some of these dishes, some of them will be new and will challenge you to step out of your comfort zone.We promise an exotic evening with lots of flavors and lots to talk about the next day! MENU: Cheese and Herb Cigars; Turkish Borek Meat Pie; Tomato, Cucumber and Mint Salad; Baklava, and Lahmacum (Turkish Pizza).

Register:  here

 

               

Monday, August 26, 2019                            

6:00 PM – 8:30 PM          

JAPANESE STEAKHOUSE              

Hands-On $60   

If you are curious about basic Japanese cooking and seasonings, join us for this fun evening. Far eastern cuisines are beginning to take front and center. As is often the case, sometimes it is challenging to find the right ingredients, know how to use them and manage a new cooking technique. Lucky for you, Chef Karen has all the answers and will guide you in exploring this new cuisine.

MENU: Teriyaki Marinated Sirloin; Miso Glazed Scallops; Sesame Grilled Asparagus, and Yuzu Tart.    

Register:  here

     

              

Tuesday, August 27, 2019            

6:00 PM – 8:30 PM          

INDIA: A COOK'S TOUR

Hands-On $60   

This class is a great introduction to Indian Cuisine. Chef Karen has included some of the most popular dishes along with a variety of techniques.Learn about spice, flavors and how to create some of the best loved Indian dishes. MENU: Kofta Meatballs with Spiced Tomato Sauce; Vegetable Samosas with Coriander Chutney; Chicken Tika Masala; Coconut Egg Curry; Saffron Rice; Garlic Naan,  and Besan & Anda Halva.

Register:  here

 

              

Thursday, August 29, 2019          

6:00 PM – 8:30 PM          

KNIFE SKILLS

Hands-On $60   

One of the most important kitchen skills is using a knife properly. Whether you are a novice in the kitchen or looking to hone your skills a bit more, Chef Karen will take you thru all the steps. Students work at their own station and learn the basics of slicing, dicing and cutting. Knives are provided for class but feel free to bring your own knife. No serrated edges, please! Students will then prepare a light meal with their beautifully prepped foods!   

Register:  here