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Cooking Classes

The following is a complete list of classes for our Robinson store. Registration is first come, first-served. Sign up soon - seating is limited and classes fill up quickly! Demonstration classes seat 18 and allow students to watch first hand how recipes are made. Hands-on classes accomodate 12 students at cooking stations where they make recipes as instructed. Afterward, savor the delicious meal you just made.

Most adult classes include wine parings for those age 21 and over. Wine and beer pairing classes are for those age 21 and older. Those wishing to consume alcohol must present valid identification.  No exceptions.

We will continue to add classes over the year. You can stay up to date by checking this page.

It's a Wrap!

Thursday, September 04, 2014 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Hands-On with Angela King

Don't let the name fool you; we're just getting started, and not just with sandwiches. Learn to make all kinds of fabulous foods wrapped in a variety of — you guessed it — wraps!

Registration: $50.00

Couples' Class: Top Foodie Team Tournament: Pizza

Friday, September 05, 2014 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Hands-On with Couples Class with Our Cooking School Staff

Structured like a cooking competition, this class allows you to enjoy a fun rivalry as you and your partner compete against other couples! You will work with your partner to plan your recipe, then shop and prepare an award-winning pizza. Judging will be done by our Chefs based on taste, presentation and creativity. Rules will be provided at the beginning of class. Four couples max. $50 per person.

Registration: $50.00

Small Fry: Pizza Party

Saturday, September 06, 2014 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Hands-On with Alex Kwolek

Pizza delivery is great, but nothing compares to homemade pizza pie! Make your own personal pizza with your favorite toppings and then plan your own pizza party for home!

Registration: $15.00

Couples' Class: Tailgating

Saturday, September 06, 2014 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Hands-On with John Hanni

Bring your partner and get your game face on as you prepare some festive dishes that will make your next tailgate party a real winner! $50 per person.

Registration: $50.00

Tween Chef: Pizza Party

Sunday, September 07, 2014 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Hands-On with Our Cooking School Staff

For Ages 9-12. Pizza delivery is great, but nothing compares to homemade pizza pie! Make dough from scratch and work with a variety of ingredients to make your own pizza pie.

Registration: $20.00

A Night in Paris

Monday, September 08, 2014 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Hands-On with Angela King

Never cooked French? You're going to Louvre this class! Learn how the French do it and cook up some artesian classics like Coq au Vin and Chocolate Soufflé.

Registration: $50.00

Veggin' Out: Cooking Vegetarian

Tuesday, September 09, 2014 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Hands-On with Our Cooking School Staff

You won't miss the meat in these hearty, flavorful recipes including Farro Salad, Zucchini Pancakes, and Veggie Burgers — just to name a few.

Registration: $50.00

Chinese Takeout

Wednesday, September 10, 2014 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Hands-On with Our Cooking School Staff

Why get it delivered when you can make it fresh at home! We'll work on basic methods used in Asian cooking to prepare classic Chinese takeout dishes, which, of course, include Egg Rolls.

Registration: $50.00

Wine Tasting: Cabernet from Around the World

Friday, September 12, 2014 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Wine Tasting with Deb Mortillaro of Dreadnought Wines

Think Cabernet Sauvignon begins and ends in Napa? Think again! From Argentina to New Zealand — and nearly all points in between — Cab is king, producing big, plush reds of both power and finesse. Take a spin on the global Cab trail — no passport required. Must be 21 years of age. Photo ID required. COST OF SIX 2-OZ POURS OF WINE IS INCLUDED IN TOTAL CLASS PRICE.

Registration: $35.00

Brunch Basics

Saturday, September 13, 2014 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Hands-On with Alex Kwolek

Eggs, Hash and French Toast— Oh my! Learn the basic principles of poaching eggs while you prepare a fantastic Brunch menu, and then wash it all down with refreshing Mimosas. COST OF 1 MIMOSA IS INCLUDED IN TOTAL CLASS PRICE.

Registration: $50.00

Vegan 101

Sunday, September 14, 2014 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Hands-On with David Bulman of Verde

Learn the basics of vegan cooking in this class that proves — recipe after recipe — just how delicious a meat and dairy-free diet can be.

Registration: $50.00

Tour of the Mediterranean

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Hands-On with Carey Palenchar

The Mediterranean Diet is all the rage, and for good reason! In this hands-on class you'll learn to make traditional favorites such as Falafel, Baba Ganoush, Lamb Shish Kebabs and of course Tzatziki sauce. And for dessert, Baklava Cheesecake Bites!

Registration: $50.00

Preserving the Harvest

Thursday, September 18, 2014 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Hands-On with Rhonda Schuldt of Local Goodness

Small batch preservation is something we all can do to capture the bounty of the season. In this hands-on class, Rhonda will share a variety of techniques that can be adapted to preserve a cornucopia of the season's fruits, vegetables and herbs without it turning into a big production.

Registration: $50.00

Small Fry Parent & Child: Petit Fours

Saturday, September 20, 2014 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Hands-On with Our Cooking School Staff

For Ages 5-8. Come together for fun in the kitchen as Chef Angela shows you how easy it is to make these beautiful tiny treats using kid favorite Rice Krispy Treats. $30 per couple.

Registration: $30.00

Tween Chef Parent & Child: Petit Fours

Saturday, September 20, 2014 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Hands-On with Our Cooking School Staff

For Ages 9-12. Come together for fun in the kitchen as Chef Angela shows you how easy it is to make these beautiful tiny treats using kid favorite Rice Krispy Treats. $30 per couple.

Registration: $30.00

Global Sandwiches

Sunday, September 21, 2014 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Hands-On with Our Cooking School Staff

We love sandwiches, and in this class, we're taking a trip around the world making classics such as a Bahn Mi, Cuban, Falafel and, of course, the revered destination sandwich, the Philly Cheesesteak.

Registration: $50.00

Knife Skills 101

Monday, September 22, 2014 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Hands-On with Wayne Sullivan

The knife is the most important tool in any chef's kit and proper knife technique is the single-most essential skill a chef can know. Learn introductory knife skills, how to use and care for your knives and how to cut basic items. Exercises include dicing, mincing, slicing and several vegetable cuts.

Registration: $50.00

Comfort Foods

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Hands-on with Mario Porreca

Mario puts a twist on some of the classic comfort foods we all love. Recipes include, but are not limited to Tarragon and Ricotta Mac n Cheese, Wild Mushroom and Fontina Grilled Cheese and a Turkey Meatloaf.

Registration: $50.00

Girls' Night Out: Hayride

Thursday, September 25, 2014 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Hands-On with Our Angela King

Yee-haw and do-see-do as you and your BFF come out for a night of rural recipes with down home flavor, including Apple and Bacon Stuffed Pork Tenderloin, Caramel Apples and a Spiced Apple Cider-Tini. COST OF 1 CIDER-TINI IS INCLUDED IN TOTAL CLASS PRICE.

Registration: $50.00

Beer Tasting: Oktoberfest

Friday, September 26, 2014 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Taught by Brian Meyer

After a tough day of shopping, stop by our Cooking School to sample some 2014 Oktoberfest features! Join Brian as he shares his favorites from our 700+ selection of specialty brews. Yummy food pairings included. Must be 21 years of age. Photo ID required. COST OF FIVE 4-OZ. POURS OF BEER ($2 EA.) INCLUDED IN TOTAL CLASS PRICE.

Registration: $20.00

Cooking with Rabbit

Saturday, September 27, 2014 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Hands-On with John Hanni

When Chef John offered to teach a class on rabbit, we were all ears! Sign up quick like a bunny to learn tricks and tips for cooking with this popular game meat.

Registration: $50.00

Small Fry Parent & Child: Hayride Party

Sunday, September 28, 2014 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Hands-On with Angela King

For Ages 5-8. Yee-haw and do-see-do as you and your mom or dad come out for an afternoon of country recipes including Caramel Apples, Warm Apple Cider and Homemade S'mores. $30 per couple.

Registration: $30.00

Tween Chef Parent & Child: Hayride Party

Sunday, September 28, 2014 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Hands-On with Angela King

For Ages 9-12. Yee-haw and do-see-do as you come out for an afternoon of country recipes including Caramel Apples, Warm Apple Cider and Homemade S'mores. $30 per couple.

Registration: $30.00



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