Cooking Classes

Uncork your inner chef in AWS’ state of-the-art demonstration kitchen with diverse classes & series like Southern Comfort, Global Cooking & Wine Pairings, Fusion Flavors and Entertaining with Ease. Every class features professional chef instruction, hands-on cooking and a multi-course meal with wines paired to perfection by your own personal sommelier. Click on the CALENDAR to view upcoming dates and availability.

Date Night Uncork your inner chef in AWS’ state of-the-art demonstration kitchen with diverse classes & series perfect for date night or friends night out. Every class features professional chef instruction, hands-on cooking and a multi-course meal with wines paired to perfection by your own personal sommelier.
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Daytime Cooking Classes Designed for the culinary enthusiast, whether you’re a seasoned cook or brand new to the kitchen, our daytime series will teach you basic to advanced techniques to increase your culinary confidence and expand your everyday repertoire. Learn tricks, tips and culinary quips you’ll learn basic knife skills and techniques from sautéing, braising, frying, poaching, baking, roasting, searing, emulsifying and more. And best of all, you’ll learn how to use fresh, seasonal ingredients to create simple yet delicious, and healthy meals everyday at home.
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Family Fun Unleash your child’s inner chef and fuel their culinary passion at an early age! In this fun-focused series, kids will learn kitchen basics, techniques and safety while building confidence, growing community and learning more about food culture and healthy eating. Our simple recipes incorporate seasonal, fresh ingredients to create deliciously nutritious meals encouraging kids to try new foods while engaging their senses and allowing their creativity to flow freely. Family night in will never be the same again!
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Fusion Flavors Series: Best of Bali

A fusion of intensely aromatic flavors, exotic spices and rich ingredients, Indonesian cuisine is one of the most vibrant and colorful cuisines in the world. Discover the best of Bali in this fascinating class featuring age-old traditional dishes that exemplify its unique culinary heritage. Spice up your night with the flavors of Indonesia and take home some exciting Balinese recipes and newly acquired skills and techniques to help you re-create a uniquely authentic culinary experience for family and friends.

$84.99

Fusion Flavors Series: Hawaiian Fusion Cuisine

Hawaiian cuisine is a fusion of five distinct cultures reflecting the diverse food styles and history of settlement and immigration in the Islands. Experience the enticing and exquisite flavors of Korea, China, Japan, the Philippines, and Portugal while Chef demystifies Hawaiian cuisine and teaches you how to incorporate unique spices, sauces and flavors into simple and healthful, yet delicious, everyday recipes.

$84.99

Fusion Flavors Series: Hot Night In Havana!

Cuban cuisine is a fusion of Spanish, African, and Caribbean cuisines, drawing spices, techniques and flavors from each culture. Travel with us to Havana for an unforgettable evening and as we turn up the heat in the kitchen, our skilled chef will teach you a few tricks so you can take home a taste of the Caribbean!

 

$84.99

Fusion Flavors Series: Korean Fusion

Come and experience the enticing and exquisite flavors of Korean cuisine with Chef Sunisa. This class will help demystify Korean cuisine and teach you how to make simple, healthful, yet delicious, everyday recipes, including bibimbap and the secret to making delicious Korean BBQ marinade. Chef Seung will walk you through simple steps on how to make your favorite Korean dishes at home, including how-to’s and tricks, accompanied by wine, appetizers, and fun stories.

$84.99

Fusion Flavors Series: Midnight in Morocco

Take a journey with Chef to the magical kingdom of Morocco, known for its exotic culture and cuisine. Moroccan cuisine is rich, both in terms of history and the richness of flavors, aromas, colors and breadth of exotic ingredients. The cuisine of Morocco reflects its Berber, Mediterranean, African, and European influences, with a generous use of powerful spices like cumin, cinnamon and ginger. Learn how to use these powerful spices effectively while making signature dishes that you can easily recreate at home. 

$84.99

Fusion Flavors Series: Sizzling Latin Fusion

Latin cuisine is HOT! Spice up date night with tasty twists on traditional Latin American dishes. Experience the enticing and exquisite flavors of Latin cooking while learning how to effortlessly incorporate unique spices, sauces, flavors and fresh ingredients into simple yet flavorful everyday meals. Date night will never be the same!

$84.99

Fusion Flavors Series: Spice it Up, Indian Style!

India’s cuisine is known for its fusion of colorful, aromatic and uniquely delicious spices and flavors. In this class, Chef Nalini will guide you on a culinary journey of the senses where you will learn about the 5 essential spices that make up Garam Masala, their health benefits and how to use them dexterously in everyday cooking. Engage your senses and experience the art of holistic living while learning how to effortlessly create wholesome, traditional Indian dishes at home.

$84.99

Fusion Flavors Series: Taste of Thailand

Thai cuisine is a fusion of balance, detail, and variety known for its complex interplay of flavors. Our skilled chef will teach you the secret to using aromatic herbs and spices fused together with authentic ingredients to effortlessly create traditional dishes that demonstrate the intricacy, attention to detail, texture, color and flavors of Thai cuisine. Who needs takeout when you can re-create the uniquely delicious flavors of your favorite Thai classics at home?

$84.99

Fusion Flavors Series: Thai Street Food Favorites

Thailand is known for its expansive open air markets featuring flavorful delicacies from every corner of the country. Our skilled chef will teach you the secret to using aromatic herbs and spices fused together with authentic ingredients to effortlessly create traditional dishes that demonstrate the intricacy, attention to detail, texture, color and flavors of Thai street cuisine. Who needs takeout when you can re-create the exotic flavors of your favorite Thai street food at home?

$79.99

Gingerbread House Decorating Party for All Ages!!!

Nothing warms your heart and home like the sweet smell of freshly baked Gingerbread! Let Vino Venue help you get into the holiday spirit with our all-ages holiday decorating experience. We'll provide you with the blank canvas gingerbread house and royal icing while you select from over 20 different "construction materials" AKA... CANDY!!!  Let your inner artist take over as you decorate your Gingerbread Masterpiece.

$39.99

Global Cooking & Wine Pairing Series: Alsatian Sensations

Discover the French way of cooking in this regional class featuring the German influenced region of Eastern France. It’s no secret that France is one of the world’s most prestigious culinary destinations. Take a journey with our Chef to the kitchens of regional France, studying the ingredients and dishes that sets Alsatian cuisine apart from the rest of Europe. Chef will show you how to create classic Alsatian dishes and pair them with traditional wine from the region.

$79.00

Global Cooking & Wine Pairing Series: Authentic Argentina

Tango on over for this one-of-a-kind culinary experience where you'll learn the fundamentals of the Argentine way of life, cuisine and wine!

$79.00

Global Cooking & Wine Pairing Series: Brunch in Burgundy

Join hostess extraordinaire and Chef for an unforgettable brunch inspired by the flavors of the countrysides of France. You’ll learn the secrets for creating an impressive brunch menu of scrumptiously classic dishes made with fresh, seasonal ingredients. Discover some tips and tricks for easy, stress-free entertaining while learning how to make some of the iconic French foods like Burgundian gougeres, quiche and crêpes. Weekend brunch entertaining will never be the same!

$69.00

Global Cooking & Wine Pairing Series: Flavors of France

Journey with us to France for an enchanting evening and culinary tour of one of the most romantic gastronomic countries in the world. Learn how to effortlessly prepare sumptuous French favorites using classic techniques and fresh ingredients. Indulge your senses with authentic dishes paired to perfection with regional wines while your French chef delights you with stories, tips and the secret to the creamiest most decadent potatoes. Bon appetit!

$79.00

Global Cooking & Wine Pairing Series: Julia Child’s Birthday Celebration

You don’t have to cook fancy or complicated masterpieces, just good food from fresh ingredients. --Julia Child

Master the Art of French Cooking! It's been over 108 years since Julia Child was born, but her influence on the culinary world has never been stronger in the age of the celebrity chef. Join us for an exclusive cooking class as we honor her memory by celebrating her career and mastering her signature style of French cuisine. Bon appetit!

$79.00

Global Cooking & Wine Pairing Series: Modern Mediterranean

Come discover why the Mediterranean diet and lifestyle is all the rage. Not only is this delicious fusion of flavors from the hottest regions of Greece, France, Catalonia, Southern Italy and Israel sinfully delicious, but Mediterranean cuisine is also known for being extremely healthful. Join Chef as she shows you how the simple pleasures of the Mediterranean are the secret to a long, happy and healthy life. 

$84.99

Global Cooking & Wine Pairing Series: Northern Italian Classics

Whisk away your significant other to Northern Italy for an unforgettable evening! Learn a few tricks in the kitchen and create classic Italian dishes from recipes just like Mama used to make.

$84.99

Global Cooking & Wine Pairing Series: Spanish Splendor

Join us as we journey to Spain for an unforgettable evening of regional cuisine prepared masterfully by you, and paired with Spanish wines by your own personal sommelier. 

$79.00

Global Cooking & Wine Pairing Series: Summer in Santorini

Opa! Sail through the Mediterranean sea exploring the beautiful, bold flavors of the Greek Isles. Learn traditional Greek techniques incorporating fresh herbs, local produce and the famous trinity of Mediterranean cuisine: olive oil, wheat and wine. Discover the tantalizing flavors and wines of Greece and learn how to effortlessly re-create the essence of the Mediterranean life at home. 

$84.99

Global Cooking & Wine Pairing Series: Taste of Portugal

One of the best kept secrets in the culinary world, Portuguese cuisine is characterized by its use of fresh seafood, world class olive oils, cheeses, cured hams and its tantalizing desserts, not to mention its world famous dessert wines, Port and Madeira. The flavors of Portuguese cuisine are as diverse as the culture, wines and traditions of the Iberian peninsula, but one thing is constant: the love of good, fresh food and wonderful regional wines. Experience the magic of Portugal for yourself with an unforgettable culinary feast for the senses!

$79.00

Global Cooking & Wine Pairing Series: Under the Tuscan Sun

Experience the Tuscan way of life and cuisine through delicious dishes prepared with fresh seasonal produce and quality local ingredients. Your Chef will teach you about the delightful aspects of Italian regional cooking, culture and wine. Learn how to transform rustic ingredients into an authentic Italian feast. Come experience the magic and rhythm of life under the Tuscan sun.

$84.99

Haunted Gingerbread House Decorating Party for All Ages!

Who says gingerbread houses are just for Christmas?! Celebrate Spring and make a beautiful, edible table centerpiece at our all-ages holiday decorating experience!

$39.99

Pasta Making Series: Mastering the Basics

Designed for the culinary enthusiast, whether you’re a seasoned cook or brand new to the kitchen, Chef's pasta making series will teach you the fundamental knowledge and techniques for creating perfectly cooked pasta using fresh, seasonal ingredients and flavors. With Chef’s tricks, tips and culinary quips you’ll learn basic knife skills and techniques from sautéing, braising, frying, poaching, baking, roasting, searing, emulsifying and more. And best of all, you’ll learn how to use fresh, seasonal ingredients to create simple yet delicious, and healthy meals everyday at home. 

$64.99

Southern Comfort Series: Down Home Cooking

Join us for a Southern inspired culinary feast and learn how to easily whip up your favorite down home dishes with our simple recipes and instruction. Your Chef will make a Southern cooking master out of you and your own personal Sommelier will show you how to expertly pair wines with your comfort favorites.

$84.99

Southern Comfort Series: For the Love of Bacon

Bacon makes everything better! This class will push that popular saying to the limits with a four course Southern-style menu honoring the humble pork belly. Take a journey with Chef Melissa through the wonderful world of bacon and discover jut how versatile and utterly delicious meat candy can be. 

$84.99

Southern Comfort Series: New Orleans Style

New Orleans is a unique melting pot of culture, music and cuisine steeped in a history of influences from all over Europe and the Caribbean. Join us on a culinary adventure through the Big Easy and learn the difference between Cajun and Creole cuisine and the “holy trinity” of Louisiana cooking as we explore the rich ingredients, unique methods and traditional dishes of this incredible spirited city. From flavorful one-pot Cajun creations to classic French-inspired Creole techniques, this class will have you saying “Laissez les bons temps rouler!”

$79.00

Southern Comfort Series: Succulent Seafood

From the bayous of Louisiana to the coasts of the Lowcountry, no one does soulful seafood quite like our Chef! In this class, you'll learn to prepare several essentially Southern dishes served with a side of history, cooking techniques and authentic regional recipes that you can easily re-create at home. These tried and true Southern favorites are a necessary addition to your culinary repertoire!

$79.99

Southern Comfort Series: Taste of Charleston

Join us for an evening in Charleston, the culinary and foodie destination of the deep South. Known for its own unique style of Southern cuisine, Charleston's long standing cultural traditions define the unique preparations of the Low Country harvest. In this class, you'll learn to prepare several traditional low country dishes served with a side of history using simple cooking techniques and authentic regional recipes that you can easily re-create at home. 

$84.99

VIRTUAL Cooking & Wine: American Steak Night Classics

Learn the basic techniques behind your favorite dishes from the comfort of your kitchen! Designed for the culinary enthusiast, our live and interactive classes will increase your culinary confidence and expand your everyday repertoire with essential techniques such as basic knife skills, sautéing, braising, frying, poaching, baking, roasting, searing, emulsifying and more. Best of all, classes include optional wine pairings explained by one of our wine experts!

$50.00

VIRTUAL Cooking & Wine: Brunch in Burgundy

Learn the basic techniques behind your favorite dishes from the comfort of your kitchen! Designed for the culinary enthusiast, our live and interactive classes will increase your culinary confidence and expand your everyday repertoire with essential techniques such as basic knife skills, sautéing, braising, frying, poaching, baking, roasting, searing, emulsifying and more. Best of all, classes include optional wine pairings explained by one of our wine experts!

$50.00