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At Whisk, our cooking classes go far beyond just teaching you a recipe from a cookbook. Our renowned local chefs are passionate about getting you involved in the cooking process, further inspiring you to strengthen your skills in the kitchen. With a wide array of classes from how to cook international cuisine to sharpening your knife skills, we’ve got endless possibilities to choose from. Grab your sweetheart for a date night or invite your coworkers for team building, either way, a cooking class at Whisk is an exciting way to grow your skills!

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“My team enjoyed your holiday cooking class and it exceeded my expectations in every way! So much fun learning how to cook with winter vegetables, the food was outrageously delicious, and the chef was amazing. We had a great time.”

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Masala Magic: Indian Favorites 2/23/17

Hands On

You and the chef work together to create the dishes.

Thursday, February 23, 2017
Begins at 6:15pm
Chef/Instructor Shruti Parikh
About the Class

Join blogger Shruti Parikh as she shares her secrets for the perfect chicken masala. She will delight you with her knowledge of the characteristics of Indian spices and how to best use them. Set a date to master some of the most fragrant and distinctive dishes in India's rich and varied cuisine. Great Gift!

What You'll Cook +
  • Chicken Tikka Masala
  • Lasaan Vali Shinga (garlic shrimp)
  • Green beans with carom seeds
  • Traditional carrot Halwa dessert
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Class Code 1242

Homemade Pasta Workshop - Intermediate

Hands On

You and the chef work together to create the dishes.

Saturday, February 25, 2017
Begins at 10:00am
Chef/Instructor Cat Parker
About the Class

Take your pasta making to the next level with Cat!  In this class, she will teach you how to knead, roll, and cut fresh rigatoni and fettucine pasta.  Topped with bechamel and bolognese, the pasta-biities are endless! 

What You'll Cook +
  • Rigatoni with bechamel sauce
  • Fettucine with bolognese sauce
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Class Code 1243

Homemade Pasta Workshop - Intermediate, Encore

Hands On

You and the chef work together to create the dishes.

Saturday, February 25, 2017
Begins at 1:00pm
Chef/Instructor Cat Parker
About the Class

Take your pasta making to the next level with Cat!  In this class, she will teach you how to knead, roll, and cut fresh rigatoni and fettucine pasta. Topped with bechamel and bolognese, the pasta-biities are endless! 

What You'll Cook +
  • Rigatoni with bechamel sauce
  • Fettucine with bolognese sauce
Sign Up $69.00
This class is full
Class Code 1244

Wok This Way 2/25/17

Interactive

Sit back and relax while our chefs demonstrate the recipes and explain the techniques.

Saturday, February 25, 2017
Begins at 6:30pm
Chef/Instructor Liu, Zhong Yuan
About the Class

Join Beijing native, Zhong Yuan (aka Wendy), for a hands-on 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!

What You'll Cook +
  • Honey orange firecracker shrimp
  • Kung pao chicken
  • Pepper steak
  • Classic vegetable fried rice
Sign Up $69.00
This class is full
Class Code 1245

The Perfect Layer Cake: A Hands-On Workshop

Hands On

You and the chef work together to create the dishes.

Sunday, February 26, 2017
Begins at 1:30pm
Chef/Instructor Sabrina Leis
About the Class

Join Sabrina Leis, owner of the award winning Simply Cakes Custom Bakery, as she masterfully teaches you how to make a perfect cake. In this class, you will learn the secrets for mixing the batter, baking, and stacking impeccable layers, as well as the tricks of the trade for a divine raspberry mousse, and dark chocolate ganache. Give yourself or someone you love a feast for the eyes as well as the palate with the gift of cake. (Note:  This class is 2-1/2 hours.  In addition Sabrina will be teaching Fabulous Buttercream Designs in March!)

What You'll Cook +
  • Chocolate layer cake
  • Raspberry mousse
Sign Up $79.00
This class is full
Class Code 1247

Mastering Level 2 Knife Skills 3/1/17

Hands On

You and the chef work together to create the dishes.

Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Begins at 6:15pm
Chef/Instructor Kim Korb
About the Class

Join Kim as she takes you beyond the fundamental knife skills class to the next level with the classic small dice, brunoise, julienne French cuts, 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!

What You'll Cook +
  • Snacks will be served.
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This class is full
Class Code 1250

Apres Ski Ladies Night Out 3/2/17

Interactive

Sit back and relax while our chefs demonstrate the recipes and explain the techniques.

Thursday, March 2, 2017
Begins at 6:15pm
Chef/Instructor Renee Ramage Burger
About the Class

Better than hot chocolate by the fireplace, this cozy winter meal will warm you from the inside out. Share an evening with Renee and your friends as you prepare a healthy and comforting meal featuring wine-braised chicken with a wild mushroom sauce.  Come in from the cold for a delicious evening of fun, laughter, and cooking inspiration.

What You'll Cook +
  • Slow roasted tomato soup "shooters" with herbed gruyere croutons
  • Wine-braised chicken with a wild mushroom sauce and mascarpone polenta
  • Winter greens salad with pears, pistachios, and a champagne-dijon vinaigrette
  • Chocolate Kahlua fondue with toasted angel food cake and fresh fruit
  • Served with hot apple cider toddy
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Class Code 1251

The Four Basics of Culinary School -- Winter Edition 3/3/17

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You and the chef work together to create the dishes.

Friday, March 3, 2017
Begins at 11:00am
Chef/Instructor Cherisse Byers
About the Class

Learn four essential techniques taught at every culinary school:  searing/sautéeing, pan sauces, 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.

What You'll Cook +
  • Tuscan white bean and kale soup
  • Chicken cacciatore with mascarpone polenta
  • Parmesan-roasted broccoli
  • Classic tiramisu
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This class is full
Class Code 1252

Pappa DiPietro's Pizza Party 3/3/17

Hands On

You and the chef work together to create the dishes.

Friday, March 3, 2017
Begins at 6:30pm
Chef/Instructor Joan Baumer and Carrie DiPietro
About the Class

Travel to the mountains of Acerno, Italy with Carrie and Joan as you make authentic white, red, and margarita pies. In this hands-on workshop, you will learn the DiPietro secrets for dough making, stretching, shaping, and baking off your pizzas. And, as a special bonus, you will bring home a Whisk bag filled with sauce and dough for a fresh, create-your-own pie that can be prepared in your kitchen. Join us at Whisk for a Friday night filled with the Italian pizza pies of your dreams. Beer and vino included!

What You'll Cook +
  • Rocket salad with lemon, olive oil, and parmigiano reggiano
  • Red pie with sausage and fennel
  • White pie with roasted seasonal vegetables, smoked mozzarella, red pepper flakes, and Italian parsley
  • Classic Margerita pie
  • Italian Ice
Sign Up $79.00
This class is full
Class Code 1253

Tamales Workshop 3/4/17

Hands On

You and the chef work together to create the dishes.

Saturday, March 4, 2017
Begins at 10:30am
Chef/Instructor Ana Soares
About the Class

Tamales are a staple at Hispanic family gatherings around the world. It's a traditional way of having loved ones cook and eat together. Ana will teach a variety of delicious tamales using fresh masa, corn husks, and perfectly spiced fillings.  Served with Cerveza, of course.

What You'll Cook +
  • Roasted green chili chicken tamales
  • Braised pork with pineapple guajillo tamale
  • Poblano, corn, black bean and cotija tamale with Mexican crema
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This class is full
Class Code 1254

Tamales Workshop - Encore 3/4/17

Hands On

You and the chef work together to create the dishes.

Saturday, March 4, 2017
Begins at 2:00pm
Chef/Instructor Ana Soares
About the Class

Tamales are a staple at Hispanic family gatherings around the world. It's a traditional way of having loved ones cook and eat together. Ana will teach a variety of delicious tamales using fresh masa, corn husks, and perfectly spiced fillings. Served with Cerveza, of course.

What You'll Cook +
  • Roasted green chili chicken tamales
  • Braised pork with pineapple guajillo tamale
  • Poblano, corn, black bean and cotija tamale with Mexican crema
Sign Up $69.00
This class is full
Class Code 1255

Master Sushi Workshop 3/5/17

Hands On

You and the chef work together to create the dishes.

Sunday, March 5, 2017
Begins at 1:00pm
Chef/Instructor Chef "John" (Supharat Ratana)
About the Class

Prepare for a feast as you rock and roll with Sushi Chef John! Get one-on-one pointers in this small, HANDS ON class. 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. Prepare for a feast!

What You'll Cook +
  • California roll with sesame seeds
  • Asian pickled vegetable roll
  • Rainbow Roll
  • Shoyu, edamame
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This class is full
Class Code 1256

Mother Sauces for 2017!

Hands On

You and the chef work together to create the dishes.

Wednesday, March 8, 2017
Begins at 6:15pm
Chef/Instructor Cherisse Byers
About the Class

Liven up your menus as Cherisse teaches innovative concepts and techniques for making modern versions of classic sauces. In this intensive class, you'll master a beurre blanc, reduced cream sauce, pan sauce, coulis, and sabayon. Sauce it up as you learn chefs' secrets that will take your food from ordinary to extrordinary!

What You'll Cook +
  • Ginger beurre blanc - perfect for fish
  • Roasted red pepper coulis - perfect for vegetables and chicken
  • Pan-seared steak with port shallot reduction
  • Cherry gastrique - perfect for pork
  • Sabayon - perfect for fresh berries
  • All served with roasted vegetables, potatoes and bruscetta for tasting
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Class Code 1257

Mad Genius 3 Step Dinner Party......Crock Pot and Cast Iron Cookery

Interactive

Sit back and relax while our chefs demonstrate the recipes and explain the techniques.

Thursday, March 9, 2017
Begins at 6:15pm
Chef/Instructor David Summer
About the Class

We love cooking for family and friends, especially when most of our prep work has been done ahead of time. With a crock pot and a cast iron skillet, "Mad Scientist" Instructor David will prepare and demystify an amazing winter comfort food menu that will delight both you and your guests with layers of flavor and amazing aromas.  Make a date to take this technique-driven class, where you will master the art of "advance prep" entertaining.

What You'll Cook +
  • The "ultimate" caramelized French onion soup
  • Cauliflower steaks with hazelnuts and brown butter
  • Butterflied chicken with garlic and thyme and a port wine pan sauce
  • Cast Iron cornmeal and pineapple upside down cake
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Class Code 1258

A Caribbean Island Getaway

Interactive

Sit back and relax while our chefs demonstrate the recipes and explain the techniques.

Friday, March 10, 2017
Begins at 6:30pm
Chef/Instructor Ana Soares
About the Class

Travel with Ana to the colorful Caribbean!  Enjoy tequila shrimp and Jamaican jerk chicken as you learn the flavor profile of this tropical paradise. This promises to be a lively evening filled with learning, laughing, and a touch of Hispanic spice!  Cerveza and vino include.

What You'll Cook +
  • Tequila shrimp with guasacaca sauce
  • Mango and jicama salad
  • Jamaican jerk chicken
  • Coconut-ginger jasmine rice
  • Spiced rum and pineapple bread pudding with toasted cashews
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This class is full
Class Code 1259

Kids in the Kitchen: Homemade Pasta Workshop

Hands On

You and the chef work together to create the dishes.

Saturday, March 11, 2017
Begins at 1:00pm
Chef/Instructor Cat Parker
About the Class

Come join us for an afternoon of fun and mess-making in the Whisk kitchen. Kids will travel to Italy with Cat where they will make hand-made pasta of different shapes and sizes. During this two hour class, students will make the dough, then roll, fill, and sauce itl! Mangia! Ages 7 and up. (Parents may drop off their children after signing in.)

What You'll Cook +
  • Fettucine Alfredo with bacon and parmesan
  • Three-cheese ravioli with marinara sauce
  • Yummy garlic rolls
Sign Up $59.00
This class is full
Class Code 1260

Nonna's Way: Recipes and Traditions from Italy's Grandmothers

Hands On

You and the chef work together to create the dishes.

Sunday, March 12, 2017
Begins at 2:00pm
Chef/Instructor Carrie DiPietro
About the Class

Celebrate food and family with Carrie in the Whisk kitchen for some of her favorite family comfort foods. Be transported to the countryside of Italy, where you will learn about these classic favorites that you will want to make in your own family kitchen. Mangia!

What You'll Cook +
  • Prosecco!
  • Antipasti: Roast tomato bruschetta with olives
  • Primo: Chicken soup with white beans, farro, and escarole
  • Secondi: Italian beef porcini stew with polenta
  • Dolci: Mini ricotta cannoli
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This class is full
Class Code 1273

Thai One On! Gluten-Free and Vegetarian

Interactive

Sit back and relax while our chefs demonstrate the recipes and explain the techniques.

Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Begins at 6:15pm
Chef/Instructor Shanah Bell
About the Class

Travel to Thailand with our gluten-free expert as she teaches you how to balance spicy, sweet, sour and salty flavors harmoniously. If you are curious about this vibrant cuisine and its exotic flavors and techniques, this class is for you. 

What You'll Cook +
  • Spicy green papaya salad
  • Seasonal vegetable Massaman curry
  • Ginger-lemongrass jasmine rice
  • Orange avocado sorbet
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This class is full
Class Code 1261

Antojitos Mexicanos: Cooking with Totopos

Interactive

Sit back and relax while our chefs demonstrate the recipes and explain the techniques.

Thursday, March 16, 2017
Begins at 6:15pm
Chef/Instructor Miguel Araiza
About the Class

Whisk welcomes Chef Miguel from Totopos Restaurant as he prepares a vibrant menu of plates perfect for sharing. The cuisine honors the many influences that make up the traditions and contemporary flavors of Mexico City. If you like a little spice, fresh layers of flavors, and creative ingredient combinations, this class if for you! Cerveza included.

What You'll Cook +
  • Sope de Chorizo con papa, corn masa patty with homemade chorizo and creme dulce
  • Taco de Pollo Brasas with grilled chicken and pico de gallo
  • Totopos avocado guacamole especiale
  • Queso Fundido with Mexican cheese, poblano peppers and morita salsa
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This class is full
Class Code 1262

The Luck of the Irish: A St. Paddy's Day Feast

Interactive

Sit back and relax while our chefs demonstrate the recipes and explain the techniques.

Friday, March 17, 2017
Begins at 6:30pm
Chef/Instructor Joan Baumer and Kim Korb
About the Class

Everyone is Irish on St. Patrick's Day and we are all searching for the perfect corned beef!  Join Joan and Kim as they teach their sous-vide secrets for making a tender and flavorful pot of celtic perfection, as well as your favorite holiday sides.  So put on your green finery and join us for  dinner + beer + an Irish jig or two! Beer and wine included.

What You'll Cook +
  • Traditional Irish boxty
  • Sous-vide corned beef
  • Caramelized cabbage
  • Irish soda bread
  • Bailey's creamy chocolate mousse
Sign Up $79.00
This class is full
Class Code 1263

Rise to the Occasion: A Homemade Biscuit Workshop 3/18/17

Hands On

You and the chef work together to create the dishes.

Saturday, March 18, 2017
Begins at 10:30am
Chef/Instructor Cat Parker
About the Class

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, country ham, pimento cheese, coffee and tea.

What You'll Cook +
  • Fluffy Southern biscuit
  • Cheddar bacon biscuit
  • Pimiento cheese
  • Strawberry butter made with Stonewall Kitchen jam
Sign Up $69.00
Class Code 1264

Rise to the Occasion: A Homemade Biscuit Workshop 3/18/17 - Encore

Hands On

You and the chef work together to create the dishes.

Saturday, March 18, 2017
Begins at 1:30pm
Chef/Instructor Cat Parker
About the Class

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, country ham, pimento cheese, coffee and tea.

What You'll Cook +
  • Fluffy Southern biscuit
  • Cheddar bacon biscuit
  • Pimiento cheese
  • Strawberry butter made with Stonewall Kitchen jam
Sign Up $69.00
Class Code 1265

"Brazilian-Style" Celebration!

Interactive

Sit back and relax while our chefs demonstrate the recipes and explain the techniques.

Saturday, March 18, 2017
Begins at 6:30pm
Chef/Instructor Ana Soares
About the Class

Celebrate New Year's Brazilian-style with Ana as she shares her native country's food, culture, and customs!  Plan to wear all white as a sign of peace and prosperity, while you cook up feijoada and greens to ensure good fortune in the next 12 months.  The time is right for a Copacabana party at Whisk!

What You'll Cook +
  • Feijoada - Black bean stew with sausages, pork and beef
  • Garlic rice and vinaigrette
  • Orange and hearts of palm salad
  • Brazilian collard greens
  • Sequillos - coconut cookies
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This class is full
Class Code 1207

Rise and Shine: A Patisserie in Paris

Hands On

You and the chef work together to create the dishes.

Sunday, March 19, 2017
Begins at 1:00pm
Chef/Instructor Melissa Majchrzak
About the Class

Rise and shine with Melissa in her charming French patisserie!  In this 2-1/2 hour class, She will share techniques for making pastries and sweets that will cause you to say "ooh la la, je suis en Paris!" This comprehensive hands-on class includes your choice of freshly brewed coffee or a French Kiss!

What You'll Cook +
  • French Kiss Cocktail
  • Profiteroles with roast pineapple cream
  • Crème brulée french toast
  • Gruyere cheese and ham scones
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This class is full
Class Code 1266

Cake Decorating Workshop 3/22/17

Hands On

You and the chef work together to create the dishes.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Begins at 6:15pm
Chef/Instructor Sabrina Leis
About the Class

Join Sabrina Leis, the owner of Simply Cakes, as she teaches all fundamental and technical aspects of decorating a flawless layer cake. She will cover leveling, scoring, filling, and frosting in addition to piping rosettes and borders. Make a date for an artistic afternoon topped off with a big and delicious slice of your masterpiece!

What You'll Cook +
  • Lemon dream cake
  • Vanilla buttercream frosting
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Class Code 1274

Homemade Pasta Making Workshop Date Night 3/24/17

Hands On

You and the chef work together to create the dishes.

Friday, March 24, 2017
Begins at 6:30pm
Chef/Instructor Cat Parker
About the Class

Handmade pasta is simple and satisfying once you've mastered a few techniques. In this class, Cat will teach you how to knead, roll, fill, and cut fresh tortellini and fettucine. So grab your significant other or a group of friends for this hands-on evening of Italiano fun!

What You'll Cook +
  • Broccoli rabe, sausage and pecorino fusilli
  • Pappardelle with sauteed mushrooms, pistachios, and shallots
  • Winter greens salad with a pesto dressing
  • Served with limoncello sorbet
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Class Code 1267

Dim Sum and Then Some 3/25/17

Hands On

You and the chef work together to create the dishes.

Saturday, March 25, 2017
Begins at 1:30pm
Chef/Instructor Liu, Zhong Yuan
About the Class

Join Shanghai native Liu, Zhong Yuan (AKA Wendy) as she teaches traditional Chinese techniques and recipes for building Dim Sum.  These irresistible little packages are fun to make and are addictively delicious. Learn, participate and be inspired to customize and create tasty combinations in your home kitchen. 

What You'll Cook +
  • Steamed shrimp and chicken dumplings with soy-sesame dipping sauce
  • Pan-seared pork buns
  • Egg and scallion pancakes
  • Sweet red bean mini spring rolls with vanilla ice cream
Sign Up $69.00
This class is full
Class Code 1268

Dim Sum and Then Some - Encore 3/25/17

Hands On

You and the chef work together to create the dishes.

Saturday, March 25, 2017
Begins at 4:30pm
Chef/Instructor Liu, Zhong Yuan
About the Class

Join Shanghai native Liu, Zhong Yuan (AKA Wendy) as she teaches traditional Chinese techniques and recipes for building Dim Sum.  These irresistible little packages are fun to make and are addictively delicious. Learn, participate and be inspired to customize and create tasty combinations in your home kitchen. 

What You'll Cook +
  • Steamed shrimp and chicken dumplings with soy-sesame dipping sauce
  • Pan-seared pork buns
  • Egg and scallion pancakes
  • Sweet red bean mini spring rolls with vanilla ice cream
Sign Up $69.00
This class is full
Class Code 1269

Gourmet Pizza and Pints - Winter Edition 3/26/17

Hands On

You and the chef work together to create the dishes.

Sunday, March 26, 2017
Begins at 11:00am
Chef/Instructor Renee Ramage Burger
About the Class

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.

What You'll Cook +
  • Grape, brie, and arugula pizza
  • Three cheese pesto pizza
  • Pepperoni, sausage and mushroom pizza
Sign Up $69.00
This class is full
Class Code 1270

Gourmet Pizza and Pints - Winter Edition, Encore 3/26/17

Hands On

You and the chef work together to create the dishes.

Sunday, March 26, 2017
Begins at 2:00pm
Chef/Instructor Renee Ramage Burger
About the Class

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.

What You'll Cook +
  • Grape, brie, and arugula pizza
  • Three cheese pesto pizza
  • Pepperoni, sausage and mushroom pizza
Sign Up $69.00
This class is full
Class Code 1271

Knife Skills: Butchery Breakdown Basics with The Butchers Market

Hands On

You and the chef work together to create the dishes.

Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Begins at 6:15pm
Chef/Instructor Nick Santucci
About the Class

Join Nick Santucci for a hands-on workshop focused on the art of "breaking down" various prime cuts of beef. Beginning with a whole tenderloin and a chuck roll, he will teach you how to carve out portions of filet mignon, chateaubriand, Denver steak, chuck eye steak, and Americana roast. If you have been dreaming of achieving a new level of knife skills mastery, this class will exceed your expectations.  (Note: Red wine, shallot compound butter will be demonstrated and shared for sampling various cuts.

What You'll Cook +

 

  • Red wine, shallot compound butter
  • Sampling of the various cuts of beef that are butchered in class
  • Served with Butcher's Market signature marinade
Sign Up $79.00
Class Code 1275

Delicious Destinations: Argentinian Steakhouse 3/30/17

Interactive

Sit back and relax while our chefs demonstrate the recipes and explain the techniques.

Thursday, March 30, 2017
Begins at 6:30pm
Chef/Instructor Ana Soares
About the Class

Travel to Buenos Aires with Whisk's own Ana Soares. She will share both the European and indigenous influences that have made this city a world class foodie destination.  If you like vibrant and bold Argentinean style steak as well as unique wines, this dinner party is for you. Time to TANGO!

What You'll Cook +
  • Poblano, corn, and cheese empanadas
  • Gaucho-style steak with chimmichurri sauce
  • Black beans and rice
  • Alfajor cookies with dulche de leche
Sign Up $79.00
This class is full
Class Code 1272

Downton Abbey British Afternoon Tea 4/1/17

Interactive

Sit back and relax while our chefs demonstrate the recipes and explain the techniques.

Saturday, April 1, 2017
Begins at 1:00pm
Chef/Instructor Renee Ramage Burger
About the Class

Join us with your family and friends for a traditional English Tea filled with cooking, conversation, and festive specialties. Celebrate the season with Renee, as she shares some of her favorite recipes that are practical enough to duplicate at home. It's going to be positively brilliant!  Sign up early because seats are limited. (Age 7 years to adult.)

What You'll Cook +
  • Raspberry almond scones
  • Lemon madeleines
  • Proper British cucumber tea sandwiches
  • Ham and cheese gougeres
  • A selection of Downton Abbey teas
Sign Up $69.00
Class Code 1276

Master Sushi Workshop 4/2/17

Hands On

You and the chef work together to create the dishes.

Sunday, April 2, 2017
Begins at 1:00pm
Chef/Instructor Chef John
About the Class

Prepare for a feast as you rock and roll with Chef John! Get one-on-one pointers in this small, HANDS ON class. 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. Itadakimasu!

What You'll Cook +
  • California roll with sesame seeds
  • Asian pickled vegetable roll
  • Rainbow Roll
  • Shoyu, edamame
Sign Up $79.00
Class Code 1277

DiPietro's Rustic Italian Easter Feast

Interactive

Sit back and relax while our chefs demonstrate the recipes and explain the techniques.

Thursday, April 6, 2017
Begins at 6:15pm
Chef/Instructor Carrie DiPietro
About the Class

Traditional porchetta takes center stage alongside the freshest seasonal vegetables. Carrie will share special family recipes that you can recreate for an Italian Easter Celebration in your own home. Vino included. Mangia! 

What You'll Cook +
  • Classic porchetta with sage and garlic
  • Roasted radishes with crispy pancetta and balsamic reduction
  • Pan roasted Italian potatoes and carrots w/parmesan and panko
  • Lemon ricotta pie with Italian cream topping
Sign Up $69.00
Class Code 1278

Celebrate Southeast Asia!

Interactive

Sit back and relax while our chefs demonstrate the recipes and explain the techniques.

Friday, April 7, 2017
Begins at 6:30pm
Chef/Instructor Ana Soares
About the Class

Ana has a flair for flavors and spice, and her southeast Asian cuisine is no exception. Join her for an evening of traditional techniques, combined with the skill of knowing how to balance layers of flavors that make up our favorite cuisines. Time to spice it up with a trip to Thailand and Vietnam!

What You'll Cook +
  • DIY shrimp and Asian vegetable lettuce wraps with soy-ginger and sweet chile dipping sauces
  • Pork satay with spicy peanut sauce
  • Green curry chicken
  • Jasmine rice
  • Mango-lime sorbet
Sign Up $79.00
Class Code 1279

Homemade Pasta Workshop 4/8/17

Hands On

You and the chef work together to create the dishes.

Saturday, April 8, 2017
Begins at 11:00am
Chef/Instructor Cat Parker
About the Class

Handmade pasta making is simple and satisfying once you have mastered a few techniques and tips. In this class, Cat will teach you how to knead, roll, fill, and cut fresh ravioli and bow tie pasta. After this class, you are well on your way to becoming a true pasta aficionado!

What You'll Cook +
  • Spring pea ravioli with prosciutto and pine nuts
  • Pesto bow tie pasta with asparagus pesto and roasted tomatoes
Sign Up $79.00
Class Code 1280

Homemade Pasta Workshop - Encore 4/8/17

Hands On

You and the chef work together to create the dishes.

Saturday, April 8, 2017
Begins at 2:30pm
Chef/Instructor Cat Parker
About the Class

Handmade pasta making is simple and satisfying once you have mastered a few techniques and tips. In this class, Cat will teach you how to knead, roll, fill, and cut fresh ravioli and bow tie pasta. After this class, you are well on your way to becoming a true pasta aficionado!

What You'll Cook +
  • Spring pea ravioli with prosciutto and pine nuts
  • Pesto bow tie pasta with asparagus pesto and roasted tomatoes
Sign Up $79.00
Class Code 1281

Easter Essentials: A Hands On Baking Workshop

Hands On

You and the chef work together to create the dishes.

Sunday, April 9, 2017
Begins at 2:00pm
Chef/Instructor Melissa Majchrzak
About the Class

Join Melissa for a delicious hands-on Easter baking workshop!   You will prepare an impressive trio of timeless temptations that will be the perfect ending for your irresistable holiday feast. With a few new skills, you will take your baking to the next level. Spring has sprung!

What You'll Cook +
  • Authentic light, buttery brioche buns
  • Pineapple meringue tarts
  • Holiday parfait with strawberries, lemon sponge cake, and vanilla cream
Sign Up $69.00
Class Code 1282

GLOBAL DESTINATION CLASS: La Crêperie de Paris

Hands On

You and the chef work together to create the dishes.

Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Begins at 6:15pm
Chef/Instructor Joan Baumer
About the Class

Take your crepe making to another level as Joan takes you to Paris with a make-ahead meal and show-stopping crêpes flambée. Learn to make foolproof batter, flip like a professional, and master a variety of folds as you load your creations with irresistible Parisian fillings. Make a date TODAY for this hands-on extravaganza. Get your Whisk passport stamped!

What You'll Cook +
  • Savory crepes filled with smoked ham and a gruyère salad
  • Crêpes filled with strawberry preserves and lemon curd
  • Fruit-filled crêpes with a Grand Marnier, butter, and vanilla bean flambée
Sign Up $69.00
Class Code 1283

Bollywood Festival of Colors 4/13/17

Interactive

Sit back and relax while our chefs demonstrate the recipes and explain the techniques.

Thursday, April 13, 2017
Begins at 6:15pm
Chef/Instructor Sonali Birla
About the Class

Join us for India's Spring Festival of Colors. Sonali will delight your senses with an evening of dance and delicacies as she shares her culture with you. What a great way to bring in the new season!  Wine and beer included. 

What You'll Cook +
  • Potato pea samosa
  • Palak paneer (traditional main course of paneer cheese with a spinach based sauce)
  • Bhel puri
  • Apple butter chutney
  • Cilantro chutney
  • All served with naan bread
  • Mango lassi (yogurt based drink with mango and spices)
Sign Up $69.00
Class Code 1284

GLOBAL DESTINATION CLASS: An Evening in Provence

Interactive

Sit back and relax while our chefs demonstrate the recipes and explain the techniques.

Friday, April 14, 2017
Begins at 6:30pm
Chef/Instructor Cat Parker and Joan Baumer
About the Class

Join Cat Parker and Joan Baumer for an evening in Provence, France. They will share a Mediterranean menu that reflects the region's influences from the mountains, the farmlands, and the sea. All of these French classic recipes will be served with Côtes de Rhône wine. Bon appetit! Get your Whisk passport stamped!

What You'll Cook +
  • Tapenade à la nicoise and regional French cheese selection
  • Crusty Le Creuset French bread
  • Spring asparagus with a dijon-champagne vinaigrette
  • Classic bouillabaisse with shrimp, seasonal whitefish, mussels and clams
  • Lemon and lavender creme brulee
Sign Up $89.00
Class Code 1285

Kids in the Kitchen: Easter Edition 4/15/17

Hands On

You and the chef work together to create the dishes.

Saturday, April 15, 2017
Begins at 1:00pm
Chef/Instructor Melissa Majchrzak
About the Class

Whisk and Color Me Mine are teaming up this time for for a big, delicious helping of food, fun and art to celebrate Easter. With Melissa, your children will learn fundamental kitchen skills while baking charming holiday treats.  And with Tammy, they will create a holiday-inspired masterpiece to bring home. Perfect for ages 7-11 years. Parents may drop off their children after signing in. Price is per child. 3 hours.

What You'll Cook +
  • Easter basket cupcakes
  • DIY decorated sugar cookies
  • Strawberry-white chocolate Easter eggs
  • Easter-inspired pottery project
Sign Up $69.00
Class Code 1286

Mama Mia Mediterranean Getaway - Girls Night Out!

Interactive

Sit back and relax while our chefs demonstrate the recipes and explain the techniques.

Thursday, April 20, 2017
Begins at 6:15pm
Chef/Instructor Deniz Ender
About the Class

It is time to enjoy a "Girls Night Out" as Deniz and friends transport you to the Mediterranean sea. Using spices and fresh ingredients of her native Turkey, you will be transported to Skopelos Island while enjoying eggplant, phyllo pastries, and fresh Shepherd salad.  Wine, good company, and music from Mama Mia included!

What You'll Cook +
  • Zucchini dip with yogurt, garlic, and fresh dill
  • Shepherd salad with feta cheese and parsley
  • Spinach and spring onion filled rose pastries with phyllo dough
  • Eggplant caponata with tomato sauce
  • Mosaic cake
Sign Up $69.00
Class Code 1287

Modern Gastropub Grub with Wicked Weed Beer

Interactive

Sit back and relax while our chefs demonstrate the recipes and explain the techniques.

Friday, April 21, 2017
Begins at 6:30pm
Chef/Instructor Kim Korb
About the Class

Get ready for a lively Friday night with Kim Korb as she shares a menu that includes your pub favorites as well as refined comfort foods, all paired with a selection of award-winning craft beers from The Wicked Weed in Asheville. Eat, sip, learn, savor, repeat!

What You'll Cook +
  • Caramel corn crunch with peanuts, pistachios, and coconut
  • BLT salad with crispy garbanzos, slow braised steak and Guinness pie
  • Chocolate bacon bread pudding
Sign Up $79.00
Class Code 1288

Gourmet Pizza and Pints 4/22/17

Hands On

You and the chef work together to create the dishes.

Saturday, April 22, 2017
Begins at 11:00am
Chef/Instructor Renee Ramage Burger
About the Class

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.

What You'll Cook +
  • Spring pea and prosciutto pizza
  • Caramelized onion and goat cheese pizza with balsamic glaze
Sign Up $69.00
Class Code 1296

Gourmet Pizza and Pints - Encore 4/22/17

Hands On

You and the chef work together to create the dishes.

Saturday, April 22, 2017
Begins at 2:00pm
Chef/Instructor Renee Ramage Burger
About the Class

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.

What You'll Cook +
  • Spring pea and prosciutto pizza
  • Caramelized onion and goat cheese pizza with balsamic glaze
Sign Up $69.00
Class Code 1297

The Four Basics of Culinary School -- Egg Cookery 4/23/17

Hands On

You and the chef work together to create the dishes.

Sunday, April 23, 2017
Begins at 1:00pm
Chef/Instructor Cherisse Byers
About the Class

Once you have mastered the basic principles of egg cookery, you will be able to take your everyday cooking to a new level, and create magic with the world's most versatile protein. In this hands-on workshop, Cherisse will teach you how to cook them properly, create a custard, give texture to, and add body to various foolproof dishes. Time to get cracking!  This class is 2-1/2 hours.

What You'll Cook +
  • Smoked salmon and dill deviled eggs (boiling the perfect egg)
  • Greek argolemeno soup (adding texture and body tempering)
  • Goat cheese and fines herbes omelettes (beating, light pan frying, folding)
  • Fresh fruit with sabayon (making custard, air incorporation)
Sign Up $79.00
Class Code 1289

The Four Basics of Culinary School -- Italian Edition 4/26/17

Hands On

You and the chef work together to create the dishes.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Begins at 6:15pm
Chef/Instructor Cherisse Byers
About the Class

Learn four essential techniques taught at every culinary school:  searing/sautéeing, pan sauces, 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.

What You'll Cook +
  • Spring vegetable minestrone (stocks and soup)
  • Chicken cacciatore with mascarpone polenta (braising)
  • Parmesan-roasted broccoli (roasting)
  • Classic tiramisu (custard, whipping cream, and layering)
Sign Up $79.00
Class Code 1290

Making the Most of Your Herb Garden

Interactive

Sit back and relax while our chefs demonstrate the recipes and explain the techniques.

Friday, April 28, 2017
Begins at 11:00am
Chef/Instructor Karen Bosse
About the Class

Learn how to care for, preserve and utilize spring and summer's bounty of herbs!   Whisk's own herb whisperer, Karen Bosse, will teach you how to infuse both familiar and unique varieties into your everyday recipes. Karen will share the best techniques for drying and freezing herbs, as well as preserving their flavors in compound butters, olive oils, and vinegars. Herbal tea, and snacks enriched with fresh herbs will be served! 

What You'll Cook +
  • Lemongrass mint tea
  • Herb compound butter
  • Tabouli vegetable salad
  • Cherry grapefruit basil sorbet
Sign Up $69.00
Class Code 1291

Everybody Loves Pie 4/29/17

Hands On

You and the chef work together to create the dishes.

Saturday, April 29, 2017
Begins at 10:30am
Chef/Instructor Carrie DiPietro
About the Class

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.

What You'll Cook +
  • Lemon-strawberry pie
  • Asparagus, sweet pea and prosciutto tart
  • Butter flaky pie crust
  • Sour cream pastry crust
Sign Up $69.00
Class Code 1292

Everybody Loves Pie - Encore 4/29/17

Hands On

You and the chef work together to create the dishes.

Saturday, April 29, 2017
Begins at 1:30pm
Chef/Instructor Carrie DiPietro
About the Class

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.

What You'll Cook +
  • Lemon-strawberry pie
  • Asparagus, sweet pea and prosciutto tart
  • Butter flaky pie crust
  • Sour cream pastry crust
Sign Up $69.00
Class Code 1293

GLOBAL DESTINATION CLASS: Una Noche en Barcelona

Interactive

Sit back and relax while our chefs demonstrate the recipes and explain the techniques.

Saturday, April 29, 2017
Begins at 6:30pm
Chef/Instructor Ana Soares
About the Class

Travel to Barcelona with Ana as she recreates some contemporary classic dishes that are ideal for both spring and summer entertaining. Ana recently returned from a "food study" tour of Spain and is ready to share this flavorful, mediterranean cuisine. Be prepared for a Catalonia education and get your Whisk passport stamped!  Sangria will be served. Ole!

What You'll Cook +
  • Charred spring onions with romesco sauce
  • Chickpea, cabrales, and spinach salad
  • Seared shrimp with chorizo butter
  • Cumin sofrito rice
  • Almond cake with olive oil ice cream, and sherry whipped cream
  • Ana's Sangria
Sign Up $89.00
Class Code 1294

Mastering Knife Skills 4/30/17: A Technique Class with Kim Korb

Hands On

You and the chef work together to create the dishes.

Sunday, April 30, 2017
Begins at 1:30pm
Chef/Instructor Kim Korb
About the Class

Sharpen your knife skills with Whisk's Kim Korb as she teaches classic cuts, fundamentals, mechanics, maintenance, and knife safety. If you want to take your cooking to the next level, we highly recommend this class.

What You'll Cook +
  • Snacks will be served
Sign Up $79.00
Class Code 1295