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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Classes, Events & Gifts

Volunteer Assistant Orientation

Each year we host hundreds of classes and private events, from wine appreciation and wine certification programs, to international food and wine pairing classes and hands-on cooking classes. The dedicated group of loyal volunteers that supports our VV staff helps us keep things running efficiently and smoothly. The success of this vibrant program has also been critical to the growth of Atlanta Wine School allowing us to continue to provide our customers with the level of variety and excellence that they’ve come to expect from us.

 


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

Cooking with Kids: Family Pizza Party

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!

$49.00

Cooking with Kids: Family Taco Party

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!

$49.00

Culinary Boot Camp: Sauces I

Designed for the ultimate culinary enthusiast, this unique chef-driven and inspired series goes beyond the basics to teach you the foundational knowledge and techniques taught in professional culinary programs. Our most serious cooking class ever, Culinary Boot Camp combines the best elements of an expensive, time-consuming culinary degree into an immersion workshop. And best of all, after your work is done, you get to enjoy your culinary creations in a multi-course meal with optional wine pairings!

$64.99

Culinary Boot Camp: Sauces II

Designed for the ultimate culinary enthusiast, this unique chef-driven and inspired series goes beyond the basics to teach you the foundational knowledge and techniques taught in professional culinary programs. Our most serious cooking class ever, Culinary Boot Camp combines the best elements of an expensive, time-consuming culinary degree into a three-hour immersion workshop. And best of all, after your work is done, you get to enjoy your culinary creations in a multi-course meal paired with wine!

$64.99

Culinary Boot Camp: Ultimate Knife Skills

Designed for the ultimate culinary enthusiast, this unique chef-driven, chef-inspired series goes beyond the basics to teach you the foundational knowledge and techniques taught in professional culinary programs. Our most serious cooking class ever, Culinary Boot Camp combines the best elements of an expensive, time-consuming culinary degree into a three-hour immersion workshop. And best of all, after your work is done, you get to enjoy your culinary creations in a multi-course meal with optional wine pairings!

$64.99

Everyday Essentials Series: Brunch Basics

Designed for the culinary enthusiast, whether you’re a seasoned cook or brand new to the kitchen, Chef Melissa’s series will teach you basic and advanced techniques to increase your culinary confidence and expand your everyday repertoire. With Chef Melissa’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

Everyday Essentials Series: Chicken & Waffles

Designed for the culinary enthusiast, whether you’re a seasoned cook or brand new to the kitchen, Chef Melissa’s series will teach you basic and advanced techniques to increase your culinary confidence and expand your everyday repertoire. With Chef Melissa’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

Everyday Essentials Series: Easter Down South

Join us for a Southern-inspired Easter feast, and learn how to effortlessly whip up traditional holiday dishes with our simple recipes and instruction. Take your Easter brunch or dinner to new levels with Chef’s culinary tips and tricks so you can spend more time entertaining family and friends and less time in the kitchen! Her crowd-pleasing recipes will help you plan the perfect feast, whether you’re entertaining a table of 4 or 24. In addition to learning the secrets to perfectly moist baked ham, Chef will provide you with some make-ahead strategies, menu planning and hosting ideas so you can make the most of your holiday celebration.

$64.99

Everyday Essentials Series: Easy as Pie!

Designed for the culinary enthusiast, whether you’re a seasoned cook or brand new to the kitchen, Chef Melissa’s series will teach you basic and advanced techniques to increase your culinary confidence and expand your everyday repertoire. With Chef Melissa’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

Everyday Essentials Series: Southern Fried Chicken & Biscuits

Designed for the culinary enthusiast, whether you’re a seasoned cook or brand new to the kitchen, Chef Melissa’s series will teach you basic and advanced techniques to increase your culinary confidence and expand your everyday repertoire. With Chef Melissa’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

Everyday Essentials: Homemade Pizza & Gelato

Designed for the culinary enthusiast, whether you’re a seasoned cook or brand new to the kitchen, the everyday essentials series will teach you basic and advanced techniques to increase your culinary confidence and expand your everyday repertoire. With Chef Melissa’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

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

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

Entertaining with Ease Series: Spanish Tapas Bar

Join chef and hostess extraordinaire for an unforgettable evening of fun, laughter and fabulous flavors. You’ll not only learn how to effortlessly transform fresh ingredients into an assortment of small plates bursting with authentic Spanish flavors, but you’ll also discover just how easy it is to whip up classic tasty tapas perfect for everyday entertaining.

$79.00

Everyday Essentials Series: A Southern Thanksgiving

Join Chef Melissa for a holiday feast, Southern-style, and learn how to effortlessly whip up traditional holiday dishes with our simple recipes and instruction. Take your holiday dinners to new levels with Chef Melissa’s culinary tips and tricks so you can spend more time entertaining family and friends and less time in the kitchen! Her crowd-pleasing recipes will help you plan the perfect feast, whether you’re entertaining a table of 4 or 24. In addition to learning the secrets to perfectly moist turkey, Chef Melissa will provide you with some make-ahead strategies, menu planning and hosting ideas so you can make the most of your holiday

$79.00

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: 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

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.

$79.00

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: 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. 

$79.00

Fusion Flavors Series: Authentic Thai Cuisine

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?

$79.99

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

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. 

$79.99

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

Entertaining with Ease Series: Greek Meze Bar

Opa! Join chef and hostess extraordinaire for an unforgettable evening of fun, laughter and the fabulous flavors of the Mediterranean. Move over ordinary appetizers and make room for Meze- a collection of tasty treats from Greece. You’ll not only learn how to effortlessly transform fresh ingredients into an assortment of small plates packed with authentic Mediterranean flavors, but you’ll also discover just how easy it is to whip up classic Meze perfect for everyday entertaining.

$84.99

Entertaining with Ease Series: Holiday Hors d'Oeuvres

Join chef and hostess extraordinaire for an unforgettable evening of holiday fun, laughter and fabulous flavors. Move over ordinary appetizers and make room for easy, make-ahead holiday hors d’oeuvres that will keep you out of the kitchen so you can join the party and enjoy your friends. You’ll learn how to effortlessly transform fresh ingredients into a dazzling assortment of small plates packed with big flavors and discover just how easy it is to whip up crowd pleasing recipes for holiday entertaining.

$84.99

Entertaining with Ease Series: St. Patrick's Day Feast

You don’t need the luck of the Irish to whip up an unforgettable St. Patrick’s day feast! Our chef and hostess extraordinaire will show you how to create Irish classics from scratch using traditional ingredients and techniques. Once you discover how simple it is to create a St. Patrick’s inspired feast, you’ll want to eat, drink and be merry all year long!

$84.99

Entertaining with Ease Series: Sushi Like a Pro

Have you always wanted to learn how to make your favorite sushi dishes, like shrimp tempura, nigiri and maki rolls? This class takes you above and beyond every day entertaining to teach you essential knife cuts, techniques and terminology. Learn how to break down exotic ingredients and turn them into Japanese edible works of art under the guidance of our skilled Chef. Enjoy a glass of wine (or two) while our Chef demonstrates the tricks of the trade and leave our kitchen as an ultimate sushi master with a few new entertaining tricks up your sleeve!

$84.99