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

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

Cooking with Kids: Family Pasta 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

Authentic Italian Cooking With Chef Lorenzo

This winter you don’t have to travel far to experience the Tuscan way of life and cuisine through Chef Lorenzo’s delicious dishes prepared with fresh seasonal produce, quality local ingredients and served with a side of Italian charm. 

$79.00
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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!

$84.99

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

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

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.

$79.00

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

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 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

$64.99

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?

$84.99

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

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: 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: 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

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

Fusion Flavors Series: Asian Fusion Cuisine

Come and experience the enticing and exquisite flavors Asian cuisine. This class will help demystify Asian cuisine and teach you how to incorporate unique Asian sauces into simple, healthful, yet delicious, everyday recipes. Chef will walk you through simple steps on how to make exotic Asian flavors at home, including how-to’s and tricks, accompanied by wine, appetizers, and fun stories.

$84.99

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

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

Umbrian Wine Dinner with Chef Lorenzo

This class will be held at Vino Venue, home of Atlanta Wine School, located at:

4478 Chamblee Dunwoody Road
Dunwoody, GA 30338
770-668-0435

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$139.00

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 iconic and authentic Spanish small plates, but you’ll also discover just how easy it is to whip up classic tasty tapas perfect for everyday entertaining with friends and family. 

$84.99

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

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

Authentic Pasta Making With Chef Lorenzo

This winter you don’t have to travel far to experience the Tuscan way of life and cuisine through Chef Lorenzo’s delicious dishes prepared with fresh seasonal produce, quality local ingredients and served with a side of Italian charm. 

$79.00

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

Entertaining with Ease Series: Ultimate Taco Bar

Mexican food is hot! And we’re not just talking about heat from spices. Authentic Mexican cuisine was one of the world’s first fusion cuisines, blending the alluring flavors of Spain with its own indigenous culture. We’ll show you how to create south-of-the border classics from scratch, including how to make the ultimate fresh guacamole and melt-in-your-mouth cilantro-flecked corn masa tortillas. Once you discover how simple it is to create a Mexican-inspired fiesta, you’ll want to bring the sabor of Mexico home to your own cocina!

$84.99

Classic Cut Series: South American Steak Night

Tango on over for this one-of-a-kind culinary experience where you'll learn the fundamentals of the South American way of life, cuisine and wine! Your Chef extraordinaire will teach you how to create an unforgettable gourmet meal showcasing fresh seasonal flavors and essential techniques. Learn the secret to perfectly seared steak and homemade sauces. Steak night will never be the same!

$94.99

Classic Cut Series: Texas Steak House

Saddle up partner because you’re in a for wild ride in the kitchen! Spice up your next dinner party with a tasty new twist on the classic steak dinner, after all, everything’s bigger and better in Texas! Your chef and hostess extraordinaire will teach you how to lasso up an unforgettable gourmet meal showcasing fresh seasonal flavors, essential techniques and southwest takes on classic sides. Steak night will never be the same!

$94.99

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

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