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September 13, 2017
Sep 14, 2017 - Fast & Delicious Chicken Piccata
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Cooking Classes
Friday, September 15, 2017 - 6:30pm
WOK THIS WAY
with Liu, Zhong-Yuan
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Join Beijing native, Zhong Yuan, for an introduction to the essential technique of stir-frying. Once you have mastered this fun and versatile cooking form, it will influence your creativity as you approach daily meal preparation. Learn, participate and find inspiration for customizing and creating your own crunchy and colorful dishes. Wok this way!
Saturday, September 16, 2017 - 6:30pm
MAS TAPAS POR FAVOR
with Ana Soares
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Join Ana for a Whisk night OUT with family and friends. Enjoy a flavorful and fun-filled evening of tapas as you travel to Spain and feast on an assortment of robust flavors that will inspire your upcoming parties. Remember to say "blanco" or "rojo" as you get your passport stamped!
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 6:15pm
GLOBAL DESTINATION: SICILY and ISLE OF CAPRI!
with Carrie DiPietro
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Regione Siciliana, the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea, is known for its sun-drenched climate and amazingly fresh and delicous produce and seafood. Take a seat at Osteria Whisk as Carrie entertains, educates, and shares the specialities of Palermo, Catania, and Messina. Plan for an evening filled with magic, music and the aroma of the best vine-ripened tomatoes in the world! And don't forget to get your passport stamped!
Cooking Classes
Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 6:30pm
GLOBAL DESTINATION: AN IMPROVISATIONAL FOOD AND WINE
JOURNEY IN FRANCE AND BELGIUM

with Kim Korb
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It is time for a very special travel experience. We are starting with a plane ticket, a passport, a blank slate for a menu and Chef Kim Korb -- who will take you with her on a journey through the Rhône River Valley in southern France from August 10-20. Each day, on our Facebook page, Kim will take you to a different site where you will explore food markets, go inside local "hidden gem" restaurants, and see what inspires her menu creation. If you want to help design the menu for this class, head over to our Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/WhiskCarolina/), track her travel and weigh in on dishes she shares. This will be a truly inspired menu and a class that you don't want to miss! Get your Whisk passport stamped!
Saturday, September 30, 2017 - 1:30pm
EVERYBODY LOVES PIE
with Carrie DiPietro
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Join Carrie as she teaches you techniques and recipes for a flawless, buttery crust that is guaranteed to elicit ooohs! Using the finest ingredients, you'll make two delicious pies, one that is savory and one that is sweet. Get ready for a hands-on class as you enjoy the pies of your dreams.
Cooking Classes
Sunday, October 1, 2017 - 1:00pm
MASTER SUSHI WORKSHOP
with Supharat "John" Ratana
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Prepare for a feast as you rock and roll with Chef "John" Supharat Ratana! Get one-on-one pointers in this small, HANDS-ON class. Chef "John" will demonstrate knife skills, share knowledge on using the highest quality ingredients, and show you what tools you need to become a sushi master in your own home.
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 6:15pm
CRAZY FOR CAST IRON: A FALL HARVEST MENU
with David Summer
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We love cooking for family and friends, especially when we are working with cast iron cookware. Using this versatile tool, "Mad Scientist" Instructor David will teach you the differences between types of cast iron, how to braise, sautée, sear and care for it as he prepares an amazing autumn menu. Make a date and prepare for layers of flavor and fragrant aromas in this technique-driven class!
Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 6:15pm
FOUR BASICS OF CULINARY SCHOOL- AUTUMN EDITION
with Cherisse Byers
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Learn four essential techniques taught at every culinary school: soups, braises, roasting, and egg cookery. Once you have mastered these basic principles, you will have everything you need to take your everyday cooking to a new level. This class is 2-1/2 hours.
Friday, October 6, 2017 - 6:30pm
CHARMING CHARLESTON
with Joan Baumer and Cat Parker
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Join us for an evening that is "Charming Charleston" at its best! Inspired by the extraordinarily talented chefs working at FIG, Husk, and Callie's Hot Little Biscuit, Joan and Cat will teach you how to make some of your favorite foods with that special King Street twist. Make a date today to travel to South Carolina because Charleston is always a good idea!
Saturday, October 7, 2017 - 1:30pm
DIM SUM AND THEN SOME
with Liu, Zhong-Yuan
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Shanghai native, Wendy Pannell, teaches traditional Chinese techniques and recipes for building these irresistible little packages. Learn, participate and be inspired to customize and create your own tasty combinations.

Sunday, October 8, 2017 - 2:00pm
GOURMET PIZZA AND PINTS
with Renee Ramage Burger
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It's time to take pizza making to the next level as you make the perfect crust and top it with unique and delicious toppings. Renee will teach you everything you need to know about making pizza in your own oven, including dough techniques, rising, stretching, and shaping. This is a hands-on class complete with beer and wine.

Cooking Classes
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 6:15pm
ITALY CON GUSTO!
with Carrie DiPietro
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With pleasure, we're bringing you a regional Italian feast. Join Carrie in the Whisk kitchen where she will incorporate the finest trattoria dishes, utilizing local, seasonal ingredients. Prepare for technique, high flavor, and fun. Saluti!
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 6:15pm
HOOK AND CLEAVER FALL HARVEST FESTIVAL DINNER
WITH FOGGY RIDGE CIDER PAIRING
with Stacey Sprenz and Joseph Fasy
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Join special guests, Stacey and Joseph for a locally sourced autumn harvest menu paired with sparkling cider. Joseph, from Hook and Cleaver will take the lead in teaching you how to make a seasonal, locally sourced and delicious feast. Stacey, Foggy Ridge's ambassador, will head up cider pairings, providing the education and the know-how for selecting a festive beverage that will bring out the best in your food. This magical evening is a one-time only event and will fill up quickly, so sign up today.
Friday, October 13, 2017 - 6:30pm
GLOBAL DESTINATION: HAPPY AS A CLAMBAKE - AUTUMN IN NEW ENGLAND
with Carrie DiPIetro and Jenn Madseyn
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Lobstah and chowdah! Time to put on your bibs because it might get messy in the Whisk kitchen. Join Carrie and Jenn as they share their favorite nostalgic recipes from autumn clambakes in New England. Make a date for a flavor-packed feast complete with Samuel Adams!
Saturday, October 14, 2017 - 11:00am
HOMEMADE PASTA MAKING WORKSHOP
with Cat Parker
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Handmade pasta making is simple and satisfying once you have mastered a few techniques and tips. In this class, Catherine will teach you how to knead, roll, fill, and cut fresh gnocchi, fettuccine and agnolotti pasta. After this class, you are well on your way to becoming a true pasta aficionado!
Saturday, October 14, 2017 - 2:00pm
HOMEMADE PASTA MAKING WORKSHOP- ENCORE
with Cat Parker
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Handmade pasta making is simple and satisfying once you have mastered a few techniques and tips. In this class, Catherine will teach you how to knead, roll, fill, and cut fresh gnocchi, fettuccine and agnolotti pasta. After this class, you are well on your way to becoming a true pasta aficionado!
Sunday, October 15, 2017 - 1:00pm
RISE TO THE OCCASION - HOMEMADE BISCUIT WORKSHOP
with Cat Parker
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In this hands-on class, biscuit expert Cat Parker will share the history, heritage, and chemistry of the beloved biscuit. As the primary building block for staples such as cobblers and pot pies, mastering the biscuit is a critical first step. Plan to enjoy your handiwork with freshly made butter, pimento cheese, coffee and tea.
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 6:15pm
GIRLS NIGHT OUT: COCKTAIL PARTY 101
with Renee Ramage Burger
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Take the evening off, ladies! Grab your gal pals for a festive class full of flavor. Renee will show you how you can incorporate innovative dishes into your menus at home for holiday entertaining, book clubs, or happy hour. You're halfway to the week-end...time to party while you learn!
Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 6:15pm
GLOBAL DESTINATION: ROCK THE CASBAH - FLAVORS OF MOROCCO
with Ana Soares
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Join Ana for a culinary journey to Morocco where she will combine classic sweet and savory flavors that are the trademark ingredients of this cuisine. Entertain your senses as you learn about tagine cooking and fragrant spice mixes. Sign up today because this class promises to be a colorful evening and a perfect date night!
Cooking Classes
Friday, October 20, 2017 - 6:30pm
WOK THIS WAY
with Liu, Zhong-Yuan
REGISTER HERE!

Join Beijing native, Zhong Yuan (aka Wendy), for an introduction to the essential technique of stir-frying. Once you have mastered this fun and versatile cooking form, it will influence your creativity as you approach daily meal preparation. Learn, participate and be inspired to customize and create your own crunchy and colorful dishes. Wok this way!
Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 9:30am
DISCOVERING LATIN AMERICA: MARKET FIELD TRIP AND COOKING CLASS
with Ana Soares
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To know Ana is to love her. To go on a field trip with her is an adventure. She will navigate you through a Latin market in Durham and educate you about a huge variety of ingredients from Mexico, the Caribbean, and South America. She will demystify spices, produce, dairy, proteins, etc. so that you will feel comfortable incorporating them into your own cooking. After shopping, it's back to the whisk kitchen to make a memorable lunch. Cerveza included. Caravan will leave from Whisk at 9:30am. The class will be from noon to 2:00pm. Expect a very bien dia!
Sunday, October 22, 2017 - 2:00pm
AN APPLE A DAY! A HANDS-ON SWEET TREAT WORKSHOP
with Melissa Majchrzak
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We love satisfying and delicious North Carolina apples! And in this class, you will be adding a little caramel, building a warm galette,and flavoring up some warm cider to make them even more special, Join Melissa for this technique-driven, hands-on workshop that includes caramelization, tart pastry, spiralizing methods, and candy-making! Cheers to the all-American apple!
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 6:15pm
MASTERING KNIFE SKILLS: LEVEL 2
with Kim Korb
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Join Kim as she takes you beyond the fundamental knife skills class to the next level with classic small dice, brunoise, julienne, and an introduction to garnishing. She will have you cutting like a pro in no time. This is a perfect gift for you or for someone special!
Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
MEET & GREET BOOK SIGNING HAPPY HOUR WITH ELIZABETH HEISKELL
with Elizabeth Heiskell
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Southern Living Magazine feature writer and NBC Today Show regular Elizabeth Heiskell is coming to Whisk! Please join us for an eveining of wine, appetizers, and fun conversation with Elizabeth. Whisk will have her new book, "What Can I Bring" for sale and Elizabeth will be happy to sign it for you!
Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 6:30pm
GLOBAL DESTINATION CLASS: ALSATIAN SENSATION OKTOBERFES
AND BOND BREWERY BEER PAIRING DINNER

with Kim Korb and Whit Baker - Cicerone and Co-Founder of Bond Brewery
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The combination of German heartiness and French delicacy is what characterizes Alsatian food. Kim has created a rich and luxurious menu that will pair perfectly with the seasonal beer from Bond Brewery. Whit, who refers to himself as a "beer geek" will be on-hand to educate about brewing, nuances of different beer types, and pairing with food. This is a crowd-pleasing class you won't want to miss. Sign up early!
Monday, October 30, 2017 - 2:00pm
HALLOWEEN KIDS COOKING SPOOKTACULAR
with Jackie Williamson
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It's time for a day of artistic expression! With Jackie, your children will learn fundamental kitchen skills while cooking up spooky treats that they can replicate at home. Happy Halloween! (Note: Parents may drop off their children after signing in. Price is per child.)
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