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.


 

 

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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 at the Poplar location.

 


SUMMER 2019 CLASS SCHEDULE

 

Saturday, July 20th

5:00 - 8:00p

Date Night: Grilling Pizza - ONE COUPLE SPACE LEFT!!

Hands On - $119.00 PER COUPLE

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

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

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

 

Monday, July 22nd- Friday, July 26th

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

Teens Summer Camp - SOLD OUT!!

Hands On - $250.00/week  AGES 13-17

This Summer, kids can tie on an apron and take over the kitchen at Salud! Cooking School.  Students will take a  culinary tour, sampling their way around this vibrant and diverse country of ours, The United States of America, creating 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 will receive a Salud Apron to take home on Day 5.  Students may invite one guest to lunch on Friday; invited guests should arrive around 12:45p.

Monday - All American Diner

Summer Salad with Homemade Ranch and Croutons; Parmesan Oven Fries; Double Mac and Cheese; Turkey Patty Melts; Chocolate Malted Milk Ball Shakes

Tuesday - Chinatown Classics

Veggie Egg Rolls; Vegetable Fried Rice; Stir Fried Green Beans; General Tso’s Chicken; Almond Cookies

Wednesday - Southern Favorites

Pimento Cheese Biscuits; Easy Mess o’ Greens; Smothered Steak with Caramelized Onions; Country Style Mashed Potatoes; Berry Cobbler

Thursday - Southwest Fiesta

Homemade Corn Tortillas; Elote Corn Salad; Triple Cheese Enchiladas; Cast Iron Refried Beans; Flan

Friday - Northeast 

Potato and Corn Chow’dah; Big Apple Chicken – Oven Roasted Chicken Tenders with Thyme and Apples; Boston Baked Beans; Pan Roasted Lemon Butter Broccoli; Famous Vermont Cookie Dough Ice Cream

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Saturday, July 27th

5:00 - 8:00p

Brazilian Steakhouse - FOUR SPACES LEFT!!

Hands On - $65.00

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

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

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Sunday, July 28th

4:00 - 5:30p

Summer Beer and Cheese Pairing

Demonstration - $25.00  AGES 21 AND UP

Join us this afternoon for a selection of Summer beers, sure to help keep the sun shining.  We'll pair the libations with a selection of seasonal cheeses, fruit and accoutrements.

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Tuesday, July 30th

6:00 - 9:00p

Summer in the South

Hands On - $59.00

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

MENU: Fried Green Tomatoes with Goat Cheese and Bacon; Southern Style Fried Chicken with Chow Chow; Best-Ever Potato Salad; Summer Garden Succotash; Browned Butter Berry Tart

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Thursday, August 1st

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.

Register Now!

or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Friday, August 2nd 

6:00 - 9:00p

In Season: Peaches

Hands On - $59.00

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

MENU: Goat Cheese and Gorgonzola Crostini with Quick Pickled Peaches; Avocado Peach Salad with Herbs; Spiced Spatchcocked Chicken with Caramelized Peaches; Grilled Green Beans and Peaches with Crispy Prosciutto; Ricotta Panna Cotta with Grilled Peaches and Graham Crumble; Peach Sangria 

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Saturday, August 3rd

10:00a - 1:00p

Kids Cook: Healthy Snacks and Lunches

Hands On - $39.00  AGES 6-9

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

MENU: Cheesy Snack Mix; Broccoli and Cheese Soup; Mr. McGregor's Garden and Grain Salad; Smoked Turkey and Veggie Wraps; Lemon Drop Bites

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Saturday, August 3rd

5:00 - 8:00p

5 Ingredient Meals

Hands On - $59.00

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

MENU: Grilled Green Bean Salad; Roasted Rosemary Potatoes; Pan Glazed Chicken with Basil; Baked Tilapia en Papillote with Peaches and Peppers; Orange-Glazed Bananas Foster

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Sunday, August 4th

3:00 - 6:00p

No Bake Desserts

Hands On - $59.00

When it's too hot in the kitchen, but your sweet tooth must be fed, these are the recipes you need in your arsenal.  Tonight we're keeping the oven off and whipping up delicious no bake desserts, perfect for the Memphis Summer heat!

MENU: Strawberry Ice Cream Cheesecake; Raw Fruit Crumble; Almond Butter Choco-Squares; No Bake Smores Cups; Pecan Coconut Pralines

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Tuesday, August 6th

6:00 - 9:00p

Bulk Cooking: Prepping for the Week

Hands On - $59.00

Short on time?  Want to make your grocery trip last you through the week?  With today's recipes we'll teach you how you can make that dream a reality.  By cooking once and re-purposing leftovers you can easily whip up two meals at once and have a week's worth of meals prepped in a single afternoon.

MENU: Asian Veggie Egg Bites; Easy Cashew Stir Fry; Quick Bolognese Sauce 2 Ways; Tex Mex Burrito Bowls and Croquetes; Warm Lentil Salad and Easy Shepherd's Pie

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Thursday, August 8th

6:00 - 9:00p

In Season: Tomatoes

Hands On - $59.00

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

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

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Friday, August 9th

6:00 - 9:00p

Dinner...Pronto!

Hands On - $59.00

School is back in session and schedules make it hard ot 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: Sauteed Chicken Thighs with Mushroom Pan Sauce and Roasted Green Beans; Cashew and Veggie Stir Fry; Caulifower and Sweet Potato Curry; Pasta Alla Norma with Roasted Eggplant and Squash

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Saturday, August 10th

10:00a - 1:00p

Teens: I Can Make Dinner

Hands On - $39.00  AGES 10-17

Have a budding chef in your kitchen?  Today, let them show you how they can help get a delicious dinner on the table!!  We'll create a few dinner perfect recipes that can easily be made by your young culinarian.  

MENU: Crazy Skillet Lasagna; Easy Roasted Veggies with Summer Herbs; Parmesan Roasted Chicken Bites; Super Stuffed Twice Baked Potatoes; Chocolate Cookie Trifles

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Saturday, August 10th

5:00 - 8:00p

Pasta Fresca

Hands On - $59.00

If you're looking for a quick dinner idea, pasta is a great place to start.  Whether filled, short or long, pasta is a great start to a fast meal.  In tonight's class we'll whip up some super easy dishes featuring all shapes of pastas and a variety of sauces.  These will be recipes you come back to year round!

MENU: Garden Fresh Tortellini Skewers with Mustard Dill Dressing; Shrimp and Scallop Fettuccini with Lemon, Capers and Cream; Farfalle wtih Spicy Tuna Puttanesca Sauce; Garden Carbonara; Sparkling Rose Ice Cream Floats  

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Sunday, August 11th

3:00 - 6:00p

Sheet Pan Suppers

Hands On - $59.00

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

MENU:  Verde Chicken Chilaquiles; Shrimp and Veggie Fried Rice; Ballpark Kielbasa Rolls with Caramelized Peppers and Onions; Peach Dutch Crumble Pie

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Tuesday, August 13th

6:00 - 9:00p

California Dreamin'

Hands On - $59.00

The United States of America abounds with unique flavors and cuisines all across the country.  No matter where you travel - North, South, East, or West - the influences from other cultures can be seen, smelled and tasted in the food.  This Summer will travel to a few parts of this great country of ours and sample some of what makes that area of the country so great...and tasty! Tonight we head to the coast...the sunny West Coast!  Californian cuisine has been influential to the food scene for decades and there's plenty of reasons why.  Tons of fresh produce, meats, seafood, and cheeses, all grown and raised within the state allow chefs and home cooks alike a bounty of ingredients to create delicious meals.  In this class, we'll share with you the tips and tricks to bring the sea side breezes here to Memphis

MENU: Classic Californian Cobb Salad; San Franciscan Cioppino; Grilled Citrus Chicken with Monterey Jack and Green Chile Polenta; Ghiardelli Square Chocolate Crinkle Cookies with Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Thursday, August 15th

6:00 - 9:00p

One Pan Meals

Hands On - $59.00

When the weather is nice outside, the last thing you want to do is make a huge mess in the kitchen.  With tonight's class, we are going to just dirty up one pan.  And maybe a bowl or two!  Cooking doesn't have to involve a lot of dirty dishes and with these recipes, you'll be able to put dinner on the table and get back to your Summer plans quicker than you imagined.  Perfect for back to school meals!

MENU: Easy Chicken Cacciatore; Greek Style Shrimp Bake with Feta and Tomatoes; Creamy Zucchini and Mushroom Pasta; Peach Melba Skillet Cobbler 

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Friday, August 16th

6:00 - 9:00p

Date Night: Summer Steakhouse - 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 Steak-centric meal right in your own kitchen, as well as utilize the best produce and flavors of the season.  

MENU: Spinach Salad with Roasted Strawberries; Summer Squash Saute; Roasted Potato and Onion Packets; Grilled Skirt Steak with 3-Herbed Chimichurri; Mixed Berry Turnovers with Chantilly Creme 

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Saturday, August 17th

10:00a - 1:00p

Kids Cook: Parisian Bistro

Hands On - $39.00  AGES 6-9

Today we head to the bistros of Paris to indulge in the tastes of this classic cuisine.  We'll whip up some iconic french dishes and kids will enjoy trying new and different flavors.

MENU: Classic Salad with Apples and Brie Croutes; Pommes Anna; Haricot Verts with Shallots and Carrots;  Chicken Cordon Bleu; Chocolate Mousse

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Saturday, August 17th

5:00 - 8:00p

Burgers and Brews

Hands On - $59.00

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

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

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Sunday, August 18th

3:00 - 6:00p

Doughnut Shop

Hands On - $59.00

Want a great way to spend a lazy weekend morning? Try baking up some indulgent and comforting doughnuts that the whole family will enjoy. You'll learn a variety of practical baking skills including how to prepare yeast doughs, glazes, cream and fruit fillings.

MENU: Traditional Yeasted Glazed Doughnuts; Chocolate Cake Doughnut Holes; Jelly Jewel Doughnuts; New Orleans Beignets; Vanilla Creme Doughnuts

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Tuesday, August 20th

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

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Thursday, August 22nd

6:30 - 8:30p

Summer Wine Dinner

Demonstration - $65.00  AGES 21 AND UP

Summer allows us to enjoy warm evenings and causal relaxed dinner at sunset, getting together with good friends and enjoying great food and wine.  Our chefs have put together a collection of their favorite recipes for dining "alfresco".  Perfect for Summertime get-togethers, parties or a quiet dinner for two on the porch.

MENU: Crispy Squash Fritters with Goat Cheese and Bacon; Watermelon Salad with Mint, Feta, & Vidalia Vinaigrette; Garden Succotash with Applewood Smoked Bacon; Oven Roasted Pork Loin with Shallots and Herbs; Peach Cobbler with Homemade Buttermilk Ice Cream.

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Friday, August 23rd

6:00 - 8:00p

Sushi Workshop - SOLD OUT!!

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.

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Saturday, August 24th

10:00a - 1:00p

Teens Cook: Grill and Chill

Hands On - $39.00  AGES 10-17

Grown-ups step aside, the kids are manning the grill at this party.  Teens learn basic grilling techniques as they prepare dishes packed with summer flavors, including burgers, some super sides and an old-fashioned dessert, all the while building their kitchen techniques and even a little math. They can serve these recipes at home for snacks, appetizers, or any summer cook out.

MENU: Outside-In Beef & Cheddar Sliders; Grilled Potato Salad with Smoked Paprika and Bacon; Grilled Corn on the Cob with Lime Butter; Root Beer Baked Beans; Cherry Hand Pies

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

 

Sunday, August 25th

3:00 - 6:00p

Preserving Summer

Hands On - $59.00

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

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

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Tuesday, August 27th

6:00 - 9:00p

Knife Skills and Culinary Essentials

Hands On - $59.00

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

MENU: Carrot, Celery and Almond Salad over Arugula; Vegetarian Harira Soup; Chicken and Lemon Tagine; Saffron Couscous with Vegetables; Moroccan Coconut "Snowball" Cookies 

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Thursday, August 29th

6:00 - 9:00p

BBQ Favorites

Hands On - $59.00

With the last few weeks of Summer remaining, we're putting together a menu that celebrates everything that we love about the warm months.  Light up the grill and get ready to enjoy this final Summer Bash with family and friends.  

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

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Friday, August 30th

6:00 - 9:00p

Grillin' with the Gals

Hands On - $59.00

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

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

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Saturday, August 31st

10:00a - 1:00p

Families Cook: School Time Suppers

Hands On - $35.00 adult/$25.00 child

We can all use a bit of inspiration when it comes to dinner.  With tonight's class we'll focus on how you can create different and delicious meals for you and your family quickly and easily and have your young chef assist in the meal prep!  Perfect for those evenings where time is short, this is a way for family time to still be spent together around the dinner table.  Class is designed for an adult and child to take together.

MENU: Garden Salad with Creamy Italian Dressing; Easy Chicken Chilaquiles; Creamy Spinach and Sundried Tomato Pasta; Sweet Potato and Lentil Stew with Homemade Flatbread

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Saturday, August 31st

5:00 - 8:00p

Date Night: Chinese Takeout Favorites

Hands On - $119.00 PER COUPLE

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

MENU: Crab Rangoon; Vegetable Fried Rice, Cashew Chicken; Beef with Broccoli; Szechuan Green Beans

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or call (901) 969-4199


FALL 2019 CLASS SCHEDULE

 

Tuesday, September 3rd

6:00 - 8:30p

Weeknight Simple Cakes

Hands On - $59.00

MENU: COMING SOON!

Register Now!

or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Thursday, September 5th

6:00 - 9:00p

Simple and Easy Dinners

Hands On - $59.00

School is back in session and schedules make it hard ot 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:  Black Bean and Roasted Red Pepper Fritters with Cilantro Lime Rice; Pumpkin Polenta with Fall Root Vegetables; Pan Seared Chicken with Mushrooms, Peas and Quinoa; Shrimp Lo Mein

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Friday, September 6th

6:00 - 9:00p

Meatless Mains

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; Balsamic Glazed Tofu with Farro with Caramelized Root Vegetables

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Saturday, September 7th

10:00a - 1:00p

Kids Cook: French Creperie

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 crepe dishes that can easily be recreated at home.  They'll be saying "Ooo La La!" once they taste their culinary creations!

MENU: Pommes Anna; Haricot Verts with Lemon; Chicken and Leek Crepes with Cream Sauce; Chocolate Hazelnut Crepes with Strawberry Sauce

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Saturday, September 7th

5:00 - 8:00p

Tailgate Time!

Hands On - $59.00

What’s the recipe for a fabulous football tailgate? This fantastic menu that will guarantee game day success, including great do-ahead tips so you won’t miss the kick off! Perfect for football games or any casual get together. With this fabulous fare, you’re sure to be the big winner on game day!

MENU: Epic Smoky Guacamole; Chili Cheesy Tot Bake; Garlic Roasted Green Beans; Sous Vide Bacon Burgers with Garlic Aioli;  Buffalo Chicken Bites; Browned Butter Chocolate Chunk Cookies

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Sunday, September 8th

3:00 - 6:00p

Quick Breads, Biscuits and Scones

Hands On - $59.00

Easy to make and with a variety of flavor and ingredient options, quick breads, biscuits and scones can be the perfect snack or complement to any meal.  In today's class we'll teach you the tips and techniques to the best flaky scones and biscuits and rich tea breads perfect for this holiday season.

MENU: Mocha-Choca-Lotta Almond Bread; Cheesy Corn Muffins; Classic Buttermilk Biscuits with Compound Butters; Cranberry Apple Loaf

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Tuesday, September 10th

6:00 - 8:30p

Lunchbox Makeover

Hands On - $59.00

You love assembling your own lunch.  After all, it only makes sense that a person eating the meal would get a creative kick out of shopping, prepping and packing it!  Here's your chance to bring it all together from scratch and bring out a bit of jealousy from your co-workers.  

MENU: COMING SOON!

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Thursday, September 12th

6:00 - 9:00p

Everyday Vegetarian: Asian

Hands On - $59.00

MENU: COMING SOON!

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Tuesday, September 17th

6:00 - 8:30p

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 Shallots and Apples; Sauteed Greens with Cider Vinaigrette; Apple Dumplings; Apple Spritzer

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Thursday, September 19th

6:00 - 9:00p

Oodles of Noodles

Hands On - $59.00

Noodles are used in countless of cultures and cuisines and in today's class, we'll whip up a few classic noodle dishes and some fresh pasta dough!  Travel the world with us as we slurp up some of the best noodles around!

MENU: Egg Pasta Dough; Paparadelle with Quick Marinara; Hong Kong Pan Fried Noodles with Vegetables; Baked Mac and Cheese with Bacon and Sundried Tomatoes; Thai Style Chicken Soup with Noodles

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Friday, September 20th

6:00 - 9:00p

Sweet as Honey

Hands On - $59.00

MENU: COMING SOON!

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Saturday, September 21st

10:00a - 1:00p

Kids Cook: Oktoberfest

Hands On - $39.00  AGES 6-9

With Oktoberfest in full swing, let's get the kids in on the fun and delicious celebration!  A delicous and exciting flavor-journey to Germany is on the menu for today!

MENU: Cheesy Apple Bites with Mustard Dipping Sauce; German Bacon and Onion Tart, Browned Buttered Potatoes with Herbs; Wursts with Onions and Apples; Black Forest Cupcakes; Root Beer Floats

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Saturday, September 21st

5:00 - 8:00p

German Classics

Hands On - $59.00

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 quintessential 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; Easy Apple Strudel

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Sunday, September 22nd

4:00 - 5:30p

Oktoberfest 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 local German-style beers along with an assortment of cheeses, and of course pretzels and sausages.

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Tuesday, September 24th

6:00 - 9:00p

Chili Cookoff

Hands On - $59.00

Nothing beats a pot of chili.  And when paired with a skillet of crispy, golden cornbread….it’s a surefire winner.  Tonight let us teach you how to make the most of your dutch oven and cast iron skillets with multiple options for your next chili cook-off.  Maybe you’ll find your next favorite!

MENU: Classic Beef Chili with Beans; Hearty Vegetable Chili ; White Chicken Chili with Poblanos; Green Tomatillo Chili with Spicy Chorizo; Vegan Skillet Cornbread; Spicy Sriracha Cornbread; Cheesy Cornbread Muffins

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Thursday, September 26th

6:00 - 9:00p

Cast Iron Classics

Hands On - $59.00

Every true Southern kitchen needs to have at least one.  From snacks to breakfast; entree to dessert, nothing in the kitchen is as versatile as a good cast iron skillet.  In tonight's class we'll teach you how to get the most out of it as well as the proper ways to clean, store and protect your pans.  One lucky registrant will receive a 10" skillet to complete their kitchen!

MENU: COMING SOON!

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Friday, September 27th

6:00 - 9:00p

Fall Favorites

Hands On - $59.00

When the weather turns crisp and cool, there's no better way to spend an afternoon than at an outdoor fall festival.  In tonight's class, we will create our own festivities, highlighting the delicious food and flavors of the season!

MENU: Pear and Hazelnut Salad with Blue Cheese and Parmesan Crisps; Sage and Browned Butter Smashed Potatoes; Leafy Green and Sweet Onion Gratin; Honey Cranberry Glazed Chicken; Ginger Creme Brulee

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Saturday, September 28th

10:00a - 1:00p

Teens Cook: Knife Skills and Culinary Essentials

Hands On - $39.00  AGES 10-17

Jump-start your cooking skills in this relaxed, fun-filled class geared especially for Fall. 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. 

MENU: Garden Salad with Homemade Ranch; Old Fashioned Vegetable Soup; Pan Sauteed Chicken with Mushrooms and Herbs; Quick Apple Tart with Chantilly Cream

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Saturday, September 28th

5:00 - 8:00p

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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Sunday, September 29th

3:00 - 6:00p

Chicken 101

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: COMING SOON!

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Tuesday, October 1st

6:00 - 8:30p

Cookie Jar Classics

Hands On - $49.00

We all have memories of trying to sneak a cookie - or two - out of the cookie jar.  In tonight's class, we'll whip up some classics as well as some new favorites that are sure to fill up the jar!  So grab a glass of milk and get ready to tuck in - no need for sneaking!

MENU: Classic Lemon Shortbread; Kitchen Sink Cookies; Double Chocolate Coconut Macaroons; Oatmeal Cranberry Blondies; Crispy Orange Ginger Cookies

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Thursday, October 3rd

6:00 - 9:00p

Easy Fall Entertaining and Appetizers

Hands On - $59.00

MENU: COMING SOON!

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Friday, October 4th

6:00 - 9:00p

Date Night: Cuban Cuisine

Hands On - $119.00 PER COUPLE

Tonight we're headed to Havana to explore the vibrant cuisine of this eclectic and historic country.  We’ll create classic dishes that will transport you to this island paradise and help ward off the crisp Fall evenings.

MENU: COMING SOON!

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Saturday, October 5th

10:00a - 1:00p

Teens Cook: South of the Border

Hands On - $39.00  AGES 10-17

MENU: COMING SOON!

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Saturday, October 5th

5:00 - 8:00p

Homemade Pasta and Sauces

Hands On - $59.00

MENU: COMING SOON!

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Sunday, October 6th

3:00 - 6:00p

Pierogies and Polish Cuisine

Hands On - $59.00

MENU: COMING SOON!

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Tuesday, October 8th

6:00 - 8:30p

In Season: Root Vegetables and Leafy Greens

Hands On - $49.00

MENU: COMING SOON!

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Thursday, October 10th

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: COMING SOON!

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Friday, October 11th

6:00 - 9:00p

Egg-cellent Eggs

Hands On - $59.00

Eggs aren't just for breakfast.  They can be the emulisifier in sauces, the leavener in baked goods or the rich and decadent ingredient to a crisp salad.  In tonight's class we'll highlight this ingredient and show you how it can be so much more than just scrambled or fried.

MENU: Chive Egg Salad Toasts; Mixed Greens Salad with Crispy Bacon and Perfectly Poached Eggs; Spinach and Garlic Souffle; Sous Vide Ribeye Steak with Perfect Bernaise Sauce; Flourless Chocolate Cakes 

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Saturday, October 12th

10:00a - 1:00p

Kids Cook: An Apple a Day

Hands On - $39.00

An apple a day keeps the doctor away....but also leads to delicious treats in your kitchen!  Tonight we'll feature Fall's bounty and array of different apples.  From tart to sweet and crisp to tender, we'll show the kiddos how to make the most of this beloved fruit at it's peak.

MENU: COMING SOON!

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Saturday, October 12th

5:00 - 8:00p

Date Night: Passport to India

Hands On - $119.00 PER COUPLE

MENU: COMING SOON!

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Sunday, October 13th

3:00 - 6:00p

Sunday Supper

Hands On - $59.00

MENU: COMING SOON!

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Tuesday, October 15th

6:00 - 9:00p

Knife Skills and Culinary Essentials

Hands On - $59.00

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

MENU: Mixed Salad with Classic Vinaigrette; Individual Vegetable Pizzas; Creamy Parmesan Polenta with Vegetable Ragout and Pulled Chicken; Quick Apple Tart with Chantilly Cream

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Tuesday, October 22nd

6:00 - 9:00p

Pressure Cooker Meals

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; Perfect Brown Rice Pilaf; Chicken and Vegetables in White Wine; Pumpkin Spice Cups

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Thursday, October 24th

5:30 - 6:30p

Volunteer Orientation

FREE

Are you an aspiring foodie? Want to increase your culinary knowledge?  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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Friday, October 25th

6:00 - 9:00p

Date Night: Fall for 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: Caramelized Onion and Bacon Dip with Crudite; Pigskin Potatoes; Roasted Asparagus with Crispy Bacon Vinaigrette; Bacon Wrapped Chicken Thighs; Candied Bacon Shortcakes with Pears

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Saturday, October 26th

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 and Ghosts; Spooky Chocolate Dipped Marshmallow Pops; Monster Munch; Pumpkin Squares with Chocolate Chips; Glazed Pumpkin Cookies; Leftover Candy Chocolate Bark; Spooky Apples in Spiced Cider

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Saturday, October 26th

5:00 - 8:00p

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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Sunday, October 27th

3:00 - 6:00p

Macarons 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; Mini Eclairs with Homemade Pastry Cream and Chocolate Ganache; Pumpkin Cream Cheese Palmiers

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Tuesday, October 29th

6:30 - 8:30p

Fall Wine Dinner

Demonstration - $65.00  AGES 21 AND UP

In this special class, each course will be paired with a different wine and you’ll get an up-close seat to the action!  Class is limited to 4 couples so don’t miss out on this unique and flavor-filled event!

MENU: Baby Kale Salad with Cranberries and Almonds; Classic Minestrone with Parmesan;  Wild Rice Pilaf; Cider Brined Roast Pork Tenderloin with Apples; Pear Cobbler with Brown Sugar Pecan Topping  

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Thursday, October 31st

6:00 - 9:00p

All About Garlic

Hands On - $59.00

On this All Hallow's Eve, we're creating a menu to keep us safe from all of the monsters out there.  Plus, two garlics cancel each other out!  Join us tonight for this delicious and unique turn on everyone's favorite aromatic ingredient!

MENU:  Creamy Garlic Soup; Roasted Garlic and Herb Bread; Lemon Garlic Chicken with Pan Sauce; Garlicky Greens; Black Garlic Chocolate Chunk Cookies with Homemade Ice Cream

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Friday, November 1st

6:00 - 9:00p

Fall Fish Favorites

Hands On - $65.00

If you're getting tired of baked salmon or fish sticks, this is the class for you!  In tonight's class we'll whip up some new and delicious fish-centric meals, sure to liven up your weekly dinner routine.  We'll focus on different methods of cooking and hearty flavors to help celebrate the Fall season.

MENU: Braised Lemon Coconut Tilapia with Rice;   

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Saturday, November 2nd

10:00a - 1:00p

Teens Cook: Fall Comfort Foods

Hands On - $39.00  AGES 10-17

Regardless of your age, few things can compete with a plate full of delicious, hearty comfort food.  In today's class, Teens will learn how to create these comfort food staples as well as pick up some tips and techniques along the way!

MENU: Individual Turkey Meatloaves; Hasselback Sweet Potatoes with Cinnamon Butter; Cast Iron Crispy Green Beans; Snickerdoodle Cookie Sandwiches with Caramel Buttercream 

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Saturday, November 2nd

5:00 - 8:00p

French Essentials

Hands On - $59.00

MENU: COMING SOON!

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Sunday, November 3rd

3:00 - 6:00p

Holiday Bread Baking

Hands On - $59.00

This time of year is the perfect time to turn on the oven and whip up some delicious treats.  Nothing is more satisfying than straight from the oven bread  - and it makes a great gift too!  Tonight you'll learn the tricks to making perfect quick breads, yeasted breads and everything in between, sure to complement your holiday feasts to come.

MENU: Sweet Potato Biscuits; Parker House Yeast Rolls; Cranberry Walnut Pumpkin Loaf; Leaf-Shaped Foccacia  

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Tuesday, November 5th

6:00 - 9:00p

Warming Soups and Stews

Hands On - $59.00

Late Fall is the season where nothing beats a good pot of flavorful, comforting soup or stew - the ultimate, cold weather comfort foods. Join us as we share the basics and explore the foundations for making a variety of soups and stews.  With these methods and recipes in hand, you’ll be ready to ladle out bowls of tasty, satisfying meals all season long! 

MENU: Waterzooi de Poulet; Butternut Squash and Apple Soup with Spiced Pumpkin Seeds; Black Bean Soup with Spicy Chorizo and Tortilla Strips; New England Style Clam Chowder

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Thursday, November 7th

6:00 - 9:00p

The Great Pumpkin

Hands On - $59.00

MENU: COMING SOON!

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Friday, November 8th

6:00 - 9:00p

Nonna's Italian Classics

Hands On - $59.00

MENU: COMING SOON!

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Saturday, November 9th

10:00a - 1:00p

Kids Cook: Mount Olympus

Hands On - $39.00  AGES 6-9

Opa!!!  We're headed to Greece to create some of the iconic dishes from this Mediterranean getaway.  The fresh and vibrant flavors are the perfect way to shake off the Fall chill.

MENU: Homemade Pita Bread; Chicken Souvlaki with Tzatziki; Roasted Lemon Potatoes; Green Beans with Feta and Tomatoes; Kourabiedes (Walnut Cookies) 

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Saturday, November 9th

5:00 - 8:00p

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

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Sunday, November 10th

3:00 - 6:00p

Holiday Keto Desserts

Hands On - $59.00

If you haven't tried it, you know someone who has!  The latest craze in eating, short for “ketogenic diet,” this eating plan is all about minimizing your carb intake and increasing the fats in your diet, using those fats as a form of energy. In tonight's class we'll focus on desserts, making sure that whoever is on your guest list, everyone will have a sweet treat!

MENU: COMING SOON!

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Tuesday, November 12th

6:00 - 9:00p

Fall Fireplace Favorites

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 around a crackling fire or not

MENU:  Greens with Onion and Balsamic Reduction; Sauteed Autumn Root Vegetables with Tarragon; Potato and Mushroom Gratin; Chicken and Bacon Pie; Caramel Creme Brulee

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Thursday, November 14th

6:00 - 9:00p

Dutch Oven Essentials

Hands On - $59.00

Fall is here and what can be better on chilly weekends than hunkering down in the kitchen to prepare a wonderful, one-pot meal for dinner?  There is one piece of cookware that is ideal for this type of cooking, and that is the Dutch Oven.  Not only will your house smell amazing and mouth-watering, but you and yours will appreciate the full-of-love meal.  It'll just be our secret that it only took a bit of prep and time - and one pot - did the rest.

MENU: White Bean and Dark Leafy Green Soup; Osso Bucco; Butternut Squash and Carrot Gratin;  Sea Salt Crusted Bread; Cinnamon Bread Pudding

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Friday, November 15th

6:00 - 9:00p

Date Night: Seasonal Steak Supper

Hands On - $129.00 PER COUPLE

Calling all carnivores!!  Nothing is better than a charred, juicy steak.  Tonight we'll teach you how you can recreate the best Steak-centric meal right in your own kitchen, as well as utilize the best produce and flavors of the season.  

MENU: Autumnal Steak House Wedge Salad with Cranberries and Blue Cheese; Hasselback Sweet Potatoes with Brown Sugar Streusel; Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Shallots; Pan Seared Sous Vide Ribeye with Parmesan Peppercorn Sauce; Chocolate Molten Cakes with Cinnamon Creme Anglaise

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Saturday, November 16th

10:00a - 12:30p

Teens Cook: Sushi Workshop

Hands On - $39.00  AGES 10-17

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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Saturday, November 16th

5:00 - 8:00p

Vegetarian Thanksgiving

Hands On - $59.00

Having a meat free holiday?  Invited guests over who won't be interested in turkey?  In tonight's class we'll provide you with recipes that you can use to delights all of your guests.  No turkey?  No problem!

MENU: "Waldorf" Salad with Cranberries and Apples; Mashed Butternut Squash with Browned Butter and Sage; Shaved Brussel Sprouts with Parmesan; Collard Greens with Orange and Fennel; Smoked Apple Quorn Roast with Cranberry Chutney; Pear Tart Tatin with Brandied Cream

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Sunday, November 17th

3:00 - 6:00p

Holiday Brunch

Hands On - $59.00

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

MENU: Apple Oat Pancakes with Spiced Syrup; Hearty Frittata with Turkey Sausage, Butternut Squash and Sage; Winter Baked Fruit with Yogurt Honey Dressing; Southern-Style Grits; Holiday Vegetable Bake; Mimosas; and Holiday Coffee.

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Tuesday, November 19th

6:00 - 9:00p

Thanksgiving Desserts

Hands On - $59.00

Looking for some new sweet treats for this year's feast?  Look no further than tonight's class!  We'll whip, beat, fill and bake our way to new, fun and fresh desserts!

MENU: Rum-Spiked Pumpkin Pie; Chocolate Toffee Pecan Tart; Pear Ginger Hazelnut Galette with Caramel Sauce; Pumpkin Mousse Triffles

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Thursday, November 21st

6:00 - 9:00p

New Thanksgiving Classics

Hands On - $59.00

Tonight we're mixing a little old with the new.  Every family has their own traditions when it comes to the Big Turkey Meal, but tonight we're updating some of these classics to make this year's feast extra special.  We'll also go over how to plan out the perfect meal so that even the chef can enjoy his or her Thursday as well.  Yes, you can actually leave the kitchen!  Perfect for those seasoned cooks as well as those tackling the feast for the first time.

MENU: Easy Brined Free Range Turkey with Gravy (demo); Mashed Potatoes and Parsnips with Garlic Gremolata; Homemade Green Bean Casserole with Crispy Shallots; Seasonal Roasted Root Vegetables with Balsamic Glaze; Chocolate Pecan Pie with Rum Whipped Cream

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Friday, November 22nd

6:00 - 8:30p

Thanksgiving Sides

Hands On - $49.00

Delight your guests with a menu of classic American dishes, with a few new updates.  Thanksgiving turkey is usually the main event, but it's ofter the sides that really get the compliments. We'll share some of our favorite side dishes as well as a few tips for perfectly roasted turkey.

MENU: Butternut Squash and Potato Gratin with Caramelized Leeks; Braised Kale and Cabbage with Pancetta; Warm Lentil Salad with Bacon and Green Onions; Oven Roasted Carrots and Parsnips with Shallots and Cinnamon

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Saturday, November 23rd

10:00a - 11:00a OR 12:00p - 1:00p

Kids Cook: Thanksgiving Cookies

Hands On - $20.00 AGES 4 AND UP

Kids will love getting their hands in the dough as they make festive cookies in time to share with family and friends.  Students will roll, cut, and decorate a variety of fall and Thanksgiving themed cookies and leave with an assortment to proudly take home.  And best of all, leave the mess to us!

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Saturday, November 23rd

5:00 - 8:00p

Thanksgiving Leftovers

Hands On - $59.00

So after the big day, what is left to do with all of the big leftovers?  Let us give you some great ideas for all of the extra turkey, stuffing and cranberry sauce that will let you gobble your way through the weekend!

MENU: Need-Some-Greens Salad with Stuffing Croutons;  Herbed Bubble and Squeak (British Style Potato Cake); Greek-Style Green Bean Frittatas; Kentucky Hot Browns; Cranberry Orange Bread Pudding

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Sunday, November 24th

4:00 - 5:30p

Thanksgiving Wine Pairing

Demonstration - $25.00  AGES 21 AND UP

Looking for that perfect glass of vino to complement your holiday feast?  Tonight we'll sample a few different wines along with a Thanksgiving dinner sampling so that you can help choose the wine that is right for you and your guests.

MENU: Sampling of classic Thanksgiving meal

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Tuesday, November 26th

6:30 - 7:30p

Thanksgiving Floral Arrangements

Hands On - $45.00

Tonight we'll leave the ovens off and get a little artistic!  We'll have everything you need to create a beautiful flower centerpiece for your holiday table and teach you the tips, tricks and techniques to create beautiful centerpieces year round!  All participants will take home a vase arrangement. 

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Saturday, November 30th

10:00a - 1:00p

Families Cook: Pasta Palooza

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

MENU: COMING SOON!

Register Now!

or call (901) 969-4199


WINTER 2019-2020 CLASS SCHEDULE

 

Sunday, December 1st

3:00 - 6:00p

Baking Basics: Laminated Doughs

Hands On - $59.00

MENU: COMING SOON!

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Tuesday, December 3rd

6:00 - 8:00p

Holiday Cookie Decorating with Susie Tilton

Hands On - $55.00

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

MENU: Sugar Cookie Dough, Gingerbread Cookie dough

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

 

Thursday, December 5th

6:00 - 9:00p

Holiday Pot Luck Winners

Hands On - $59.00

Here in the South, we know a thing or two about what makes a good covered dish.  Whether for a gathering of neighbors, friends or family, there's always an opportunity to ask, "What can I bring?"  In tonight's class we'll give you a few new ideas to take to your next gathering.

MENU: Smoky Onion Dip with Crudite; Crunchy Potato Bake; Corn and Red Pepper Pudding; Baked Tomatoes with Spinach Panko; Baked Chicken Cheesy Casserole; Holiday Trifle

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Friday, December 6th

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 with Rice; Sangria 

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Saturday, December 7th

10:00a - 1:00p

Teens Cook: Cupcake Crazy

Hands On - $39.00   AGES 10-17

MENU: COMING SOON!

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Saturday, December 7th

5:00 - 8:00p

Date Night: Ethiopian Cuisine

Hands On - $119.00 PER COUPLE

Tonight we delve into the wonderful and aromatic flavors of Ethiopian cuisine.  Perfect for family meals and large gatherings, this cuisine encourages you to sample and try different elements of food together to blend and marry in an explosion of flavor, sure to delight!  This class sells out quickly, so make sure to sign up today!

MENU: Injera; Doro Wat – Chicken Stew; Miser Wat -  Lentil Stew; Tangy and Spicy Beet Salad; Garden Salad with Dressing

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Sunday, December 8th

3:00 - 6:00p

Gifts From the Kitchen

Hands On - $59.00

This year, discover some old-fashioned recipes and imaginative ways to make beautiful, homemade gifts for everyone on your list! You’ll be guided through the kitchen as you make an array of treats perfect for the people on your gift list.  We’ll adorn our gifts with creative and beautiful packaging to make perfect parcels ready for Santa’s sleigh. Class includes all materials and supplies.

MENU: COMING SOON!

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Tuesday, December 10th

6:00 - 9:00p

Brinner Basics

Hands On - $59.00

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day.  So why not have it for dinner too?!?  In today's class, we'll whip some some delicious food, perfect for anytime of day!

MENU: Fruit Salad with Yogurt and Homemade Honey Almond Granola; Spicy Breakfast Potatoes with Onions and Peppers; Baked Mushroom Egg Cups with Crispy Bacon and Shaved Parmesan; Quick Garlic Sauteed Greens and Tomatoes; Herbed Two Turn Biscuits

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Thursday, December 12th

6:00 - 9:00p

Sweets, Candies and Bonbons

Hands On - $59.00

MENU: COMING SOON!

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Friday, December 13th

6:00 - 9:00p

Southern Christmas

Hands On - $59.00

MENU: COMING SOON!

Register Now!

or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Saturday, December 14th

10:00a - 12:00p

Families Cook: Gingerbread Houses

Hands On - $40.00 PER FAMILY/HOUSE

Discover the magic of the holidays while using your imagination to decorate pre-constructed gingerbread houses with gumdrops, peppermints, icing, and more! It’s a fun-filled day that will be sure to make special holiday memories, and you’ll love taking home your own unique house to display at home. Class includes snacks, hot cocoa, and all materials & supplies.  Class is designed for a child and adult to take together.  Each pair will get to decorate and take home 1 gingerbread house. Please contact Bri Rogers if you will have more than 2 people in your party so that we can accommodate.

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Saturday, December 14th

5:00 - 8:00p

Homemade Pasta and Sauces - Holiday Edition

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: Festive Green & Red Pasta with Homemade Marinara; Pumpkin Ravioli with Sage Brown Butter Sauce; Fettucine with Nutmeg Cream Sauce with Fennel Sausage; Cinnamon Pear Ricotta Cake

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Sunday, December 15th

1:00 - 3:00p

Families Cook: Gingerbread Houses

Hands On - $40.00 PER FAMILY/HOUSE

Discover the magic of the holidays while using your imagination to decorate pre-constructed gingerbread houses with gumdrops, peppermints, icing, and more! It’s a fun-filled day that will be sure to make special holiday memories, and you’ll love taking home your own unique house to display at home. Class includes snacks, hot cocoa, and all materials & supplies.  Class is designed for a child and adult to take together.  Each pair will get to decorate and take home 1 gingerbread house. Please contact Bri Rogers if you will have more than 2 people in your party so that we can accommodate.

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Tuesday, December 17th

6:00 - 8:30p

Holiday Punches and Pickups

Hands On - $59.00  AGES 21 AND UP

With the end of 2019 upon us, let's gear up to send it off in style!  Tonight's menu is the perfect way to set apart your holiday gatherings with easy and delicious appetizers that are sure to please!  We'll also throw in a few punches to liven things up!

MENU: COMING SOON!

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

Thursday, December 19th

6:00 - 9:00p

Hanukkah Feast

Hands On - $59.00

Tonight we’re preparing for the upcoming Hanukkah celebrations, giving you new inspiration for your holiday table.  There will be some classics along with some different takes on the traditional holiday fare.  Sign up today!

MENU: Mini Parsnip Potato Cakes with Sour Cream; Red Wine Braised Brisket with Root Vegetables; Pull Apart Challah; Pistachio and Citrus Rugelach 

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Friday, December 20th

6:00 - 9:00p

Everyday Vegetarian: New Holiday Classics

Hands On - $59.00

It’s time to leave the meat at the butcher’s shop and let the seasonal fruits and vegetables take center stage!  Don’t miss out on this delicious class, sure to satisfy vegetarians and meat-eaters alike!

MENU: Chai Spiced Yam Bruschetta with Crunchy Kale, Roasted Beet and Blood Orange Salad with Mint and Crème Fraiche, Creamy Millet Corn Chowder, Balsamic Tofu with White Bean Sauce, Pear and Gingersnap Crumble

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Saturday, December 21st

10:00a - 1:00p

Kids Cook: Holiday Baking

Hands On - $39.00  AGES 6-9

While you get last-minute holiday errands done, kids learn how to measure, mix, shape, and decorate an array of cookies in this festive class. They’ll wrap them in tidy, gift-ready bundles and exchange their handmade treats so that each student will have parcels ready to share with family and friends.  It's the perfect way to celebrate the sweetness of the season!  Class includes all materials & supplies.

MENU: COMING SOON!

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Saturday, December 21st

5:00 - 8:00p

Date Night: Feliz Navidad

Hands On - $119.00 PER COUPLE

MENU: COMING SOON!

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Sunday, December 22nd

3:00 - 6:00p

Yule Log Workshop

Hands On - $59.00

In this fun seasonal workshop, you will learn how to make a chocolate roulade cake to fill with vanilla buttercream and roll into a yule log – or bûche de Noël. After icing the log, you will decorate it with mushrooms, holly, pinecones, and “snow”, creating an edible, delicious centerpiece for your holiday table. Each participant will decorate a cake to take home in a box. Snacks will be served.

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Monday, December 23rd

10:00a - 12:00p

Families Cook: Christmas Morning Cinnamon Rolls

Hands On - $40.00 PER PAIR; AGES 4 AND UP

Can you smell it?  The fresh smell of warm spiced cinnamon wafting out of your kitchen on Christmas morning?  If you join us in today's class that vision will become a reality!  We'll whip up some homemade cinnamon rolls and have them ready for you to take home and pop in the oven on Christmas morning.  Of course, we'll make some to eat in class too....just to make sure that they're good enough for the rest of the family.  Each registrant pair will take home 1 half pan of cinnamon rolls and icing.  Class designed for 1 adult and 1 child to attend together.

MENU: Homemade Yeasted Cinnamon Rolls; Orange and Cream Cheese Rolls (bonus recipe)

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or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Saturday, December 28th

10:00a - 1:00p

Teens Cook: Ball Drop 2020

Hands On - $39.00  AGES 10-17

MENU: COMING SOON!

Register Now!

or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Saturday, December 28th

5:00 - 8:00p

New Year Celebration

Hands On - $59.00

2020 is almost here and tonight's menu will have you ringing it in with style and great flavor!  It has the right touch of elegance to bring in the New Year right, yet easy enough that you can be relaxed and confident in the kitchen.  We'll also have a glass of champagne to help toast to 2019!

MENU: COMING SOON!

Register Now!

or call (901) 969-4199

 

 

Sunday, December 29th

4:00 - 5:30p

Champagne and Sparkling Wine Tasting

Demonstration - $25.00  AGES 21 AND UP

One beverage marks more significant occasions in our lives than any other -- sparkling wine.  Simply hand a chilled flute with the distinctive effervescent "string of pearls" to a guest and they feel instantly more special.  Join us as we explore the world's bubbly persuasions, from icon Champagne to equally distinctive offerings from Italy, the United States and other parts from around the globe. You’ll assess non-vintage, vintage, rose, blanc de blancs, blanc de noir, and others. Along the way, we’ll discuss ideal serving temperatures, how to predict the dryness of sparkling wines, and compare the traditional method of production with other processes. This course will offer selections to fit various budgets and suggest imaginative choices to enliven your festivities. Fruit and cheese will be served along with some seasonal hors d'oeuvres.

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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.