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

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

Classic Cut Series: Ultimate Steak Night

Spice up your next dinner party with a tasty new twist on the classic steak dinner. Hostess extraordinaire, Chef Paula, will teach you how to create an unforgettable gourmet meal showcasing fresh seasonal flavors, essential techniques and hot takes on classic sides. Learn the secret to perfectly seared steak, homemade vinaigrettes, compound butters that you’ll want to slather on everything, plus a decadent twist on chocolate cake. Steak night will never be the same!

$94.99

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: 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: 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

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.

$84.99

Classic Cut Series: Italian Steak Trattoria

Transform your kitchen into a Trattoria by mastering the art of your favorite Italian Steak classics! Come experience the fresh, decadent flavors of Italian cuisine, Atlanta Wine School style. Your Chef Instructor will teach you how to prepare steak the Italian way along with classic sides and pair your incredible creations perfectly with wine. Date night will never be the same!

$94.99

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

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

Classic Cut Series: Chocolate & Steak Obsession!

Chocoholics, rejoice! This fun and decadently delicious class in our brand new Entertaining with Ease series focuses exclusively on your favorite ingredient. Hostess with the mostess, Chef Paula will teach you how to effortlessly make chocolate the star of the show in an amazing three course chocolate lover’s menu. We’ll explore the different kinds of chocolate and share secrets for using them effectively in savory and sweet dishes. Discover the power of chocolate and see for yourself that entertaining and cooking with chocolate is easier than you think and even more delicious than you can imagine.

$94.99

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.

 


Classic Cut Series: Parisian Steak Bistro

Take a journey to the City of Light and delight yourself with the comforting flavors of the cuisine and lush wine of romantic France. Your Chef will guide you as you prepare a three course meal inspired by the most decadent of traditional Parisian dishes paired with regional wines. Indulge in this ultimate comfort French menu with your favorite someone and learn how to bring a taste of France into your own home with Chef’s culinary tips and secrets. 

$94.99

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: 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

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

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: 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Classic Cut Series: American Steak Night

Why fight the crowds when you can master the art of America's most loved cuisine and whip up your favorite American Steak House classics at home! Spice up your date night with a succulent steak, truffled up cheesy macaroni and other classic American dishes. Your Chef and hostess 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: French Steak House

Transform your kitchen into a French Bistro by mastering the art of your favorite French steak classics! Your Chef and hostess 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. Date night will never be the same!

$94.99

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

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