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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.”

- December 12, 2016
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FAMILY FUN DAY: The Culinary Magic of Harry Potter! 6/24/18

Hands On

You and the chef work together to create the dishes.

Sunday, June 24, 2018
Begins at 2:00pm
Chef/Instructor Melissa Majchrzak
About the Class

Whisk knows how to cast a spell for a magical afternoon of mess making and fun in our kitchen. Calling all Hogwarts students to recreate Polyjuice potion, chocolate frogs, and more. Space is limited in this hands-on class. Sign up early. Ages 8 and up.

Class Menu +
  • Polyjuice potion
  • Golden Snitch cake pops
  • Chocolate frogs
  • Romilda Vane's Love Chocolate Sponge candy
  • Peach pasties
Sign Up $69.00
This class is full
Class Code 1858

Top Chef Junior Summer Camp 6/25/18-6/28/18

Hands On

You and the chef work together to create the dishes.

Monday, June 25, 2018 to Thursday, June 28, 2018
Begins at 10:00am
Chef/Instructor Teresa Fox and Cat Parker
About the Class

We're Whisking your child away for "summer abroad" without ever leaving the kitchen. Your kids will learn real cooking techniques, basic knife skills, food safety, and travel through multiple international cuisines. They will be able to make new friends, use their creativity, and have a blast! Click here for full details and menus. Sign up now!

Class Menu +

Monday: Chinese Take-Out, Kitchen Basics and Knife Skills!
Tuesday: Viva Mexico!
Wednesday: Bravo Italia!
Thursday: Made in the USA!

Sign Up $250.00
This class is full
Class Code 1811

Crème de la Crêpes: Star-Spangled Edition 6/28/18

Hands On

You and the chef work together to create the dishes.

Thursday, June 28, 2018
Begins at 6:15pm
Chef/Instructor Joan Baumer
About the Class

Join Joan for a crepe-making extravaganza!  Learn to make fool-proof batter, flip like a professional, and master a variety of folds as you load your creations with All-American fillings that will inspire your 4th of July celebration.  Add a little magic to your life by flipping perfectly golden crepes in the Whisk kitchen!

Class Menu +
  • All American BLT crepes with aged white cheddar pimento cheese, heirloom tomatoes, and Applewood bacon
  • Crunchy Romaine and microgreens salad with an herb vinaigrette
  • Patriotic dessert crepe cake filled with white chocolate-hazelnut ganache, blueberry ganache, tart cherry jam, and decorated with cherries, herbs, and fresh blueberries
  • Strawberry-champagne filled crepes in a variety of folds
Sign Up $79.00
Class Code 1859

Rustic Italian Five Course Tasting Menu with Reagan Stachler 6/29/18

Interactive

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

Friday, June 29, 2018
Begins at 6:30pm
Chef/Instructor Reagan Stachler
About the Class

Whisk welcomes Reagan Stachler of newly opened Red Sauce Joint Pop-Up for a five-course Italian feast featuring local tomatoes. From the piccolini, antipasto, primi piatti, secondi, to the decadent dessert, you will be transported to Italy with an authentic meal that will delight all of your senses. Cin cin!

Class Menu +
  • Piccolini:  Burrata Cheese with Blistered Cherry Tomatoes, Olive Oil, & Crunchy Salt
  • Antipasto:  Grilled Summer Squash & Yellow Tomatoes with Pickled Shrimp, Chickpeas & Fresh Herbs
  • Primi Piatti: Pasta with Crushed Grilled Tomatoes, Fresh Basil,& Rustic Breadcrumbs 
  • Secondi:  Grilled Hanger Steak with Green Tomatoes & Basil Salsa Verde
  • Buttermilk-Tomato Panna Cotta with Toasted Pistachios 
Sign Up $89.00
This class is full
Class Code 1860

Havana Nights 6/30/18

Interactive

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

Saturday, June 30, 2018
Begins at 6:30pm
Chef/Instructor Renee Ramage Burger and Jennifer Seay
About the Class

Travel to the magical port city of Havana and enjoy its rich cultural heritage and delicious culinary traditions. Sip, eat, and live la vida loca as you learn about their unique and flavorful ingredients as well as the islanders' special cooking methods. Bring your fedora and your date! It's time to salsa! Cerveza and vino included!

Class Menu +
  • Blackberry prosecco mojitos
  • Shrimp and mango ceviche with plantain chip garnish
  • Chile lime tostones with sofrito salsa and avocado
  • Mojo pork with cuban yellow rice and beans
  • Tres leches cake trifle with toasted coconut chantilly cream and fresh mango
Sign Up $79.00
This class is full
Class Code 1861

Canning 101: Preserves, Pickles and Jams 7/6/18

Hands On

You and the chef work together to create the dishes.

Friday, July 6, 2018
Begins at 11:00am
Chef/Instructor Teresa Fox
About the Class

With summer officially here, it is time to discover how to preserve ripe seasonal fruits and vegetables. Join Teresa in this hands-on class as she shares canning basics and the secrets for capturing the freshness and sunshine of the farmer's market. Sign-up today to create pickles and spreadable magic. Please allow approximately 3 hours for this class.

Class Menu +
  • Lemon blueberry preserves
  • Pickled seasonal vegetables
  • Raspberry peach jam
Sign Up $69.00
Class Code 1863

Summertime Pizza and Pints 7/7/18

Hands On

You and the chef work together to create the dishes.

Saturday, July 7, 2018
Begins at 1:30pm
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.

Class Menu +
  • Balsamic peach and prosciutto pizza
  • Herbed ricotta and summer vegetable pizza
  • Garden greens with spicy Italian sausage pizza
Sign Up $69.00
Class Code 1864

Master Sushi Workshop 7/8/18

Hands On

You and the chef work together to create the dishes.

Sunday, July 8, 2018
Begins at 1:00pm
Chef/Instructor Supharat "John" Ratana
About the Class

Prepare for a feast as you roll sushi with Chef "John" Supharat Ratana! Get one-on-one pointers in this popular 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.

Class Menu +
  • California roll with sesame seeds
  • Asian pickled vegetable roll
  • Rainbow roll
  • Shoyu, edamame
Sign Up $79.00
This class is full
Class Code 1865

Top Chef Junior Summer Camp 7/9/18-7/12/18

Hands On

You and the chef work together to create the dishes.

Monday, July 9, 2018 to Thursday, July 12, 2018
Begins at 10:00am
Chef/Instructor Teresa Fox and Cat Parker
About the Class

We're Whisking your child away for "summer abroad" without ever leaving the kitchen. Your kids will learn real cooking techniques, basic knife skills, food safety, and travel through multiple international cuisines. They will be able to make new friends, use their creativity, and have a blast! Click here for full details and menus. Sign up now!

Class Menu +
  • Monday: Chinese Take-Out, Kitchen Basics and Knife Skills!
  • Tuesday: Viva Mexico!
  • Wednesday: Bravo Italia!
  • Thursday: Made in the USA!
Sign Up $250.00
This class is full
Class Code 1812

The American Steak House with the Butcher's Market! 7/11/18

Interactive

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

Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Begins at 6:15pm
Chef/Instructor Danny from The Butcher's Market
About the Class

Summer is here and it's time to fire up the grill. Danny will teach you how to shop for, break down, marinate, spice, and cook prime cuts of beef. In addition, he will demonstrate cast iron cooking and sous vide! All will be served with Whisk's grilled corn, potato, and tomato salad.  Sign up today for this very special class!

Class Menu +
  • New York strip steak with black truffle butter
  • Grilled sirloin with salsa verde
  • Hanger steak with caramelized shallot sauce
  • Served with Whisk's grilled corn, potato and tomato salad
Sign Up $79.00
This class is full
Class Code 1866

Thai One On! 7/12/18

Interactive

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

Thursday, July 12, 2018
Begins at 6:15pm
Chef/Instructor Paulina Buppapong
About the Class

Explore a world of exotic flavors combined with simple techniques as you make authentic versions of Thailand's most popular recipes. Learn to balance hot, sour, salty and sweet flavors to create perfect dishes. Any time is a good time for Thai!

Class Menu +
  • Som Tum (Thai papaya salad)
  • Green curry shrimp
  • Thai Larb Gai (Chicken with lime, chili, and fresh herbs)
  • Served with coconut sorbet and fresh mango with mint
Sign Up $69.00
Class Code 1867

Lunch & Learn: Charming Charleston! 7/13/18

Interactive

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

Friday, July 13, 2018
Begins at 11:00am
Chef/Instructor Cat Parker
About the Class

Travel to the heart of Charleston, rich in traditions and packed with memorable recipes. Cat will teach her own creative and vibrantly fresh spin on these beloved signature recipes. Time to sit out on the veranda and learn a little, laugh a lot, and thoroughly enjoy a delightful lunch.   Note:  This class lasts 90 minutes.

Class Menu +
  • Homemade benne wafers
  • Blueberry and greens salad with gorgonzola, aged balsamic, and toasted almonds
  • Local NC shrimp and grits stuffed peppers
  • Peach shortcake parfait
Sign Up $69.00
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Class Code 1868

Top Chef Junior Summer Camp 7/16/18-7/19/18

Hands On

You and the chef work together to create the dishes.

Monday, July 16, 2018 to Thursday, July 19, 2018
Begins at 10:00am
Chef/Instructor Teresa Fox and Cat Parker
About the Class

We're Whisking your child away for "summer abroad" without ever leaving the kitchen. Your kids will learn real cooking techniques, basic knife skills, food safety, and travel through multiple international cuisines. They will be able to make new friends, use their creativity, and have a blast! Click here for full details and menus. Sign up now!

Class Menu +
  • Monday: Chinese Take-Out, Kitchen Basics and Knife Skills!
  • Tuesday: Viva Mexico!
  • Wednesday: Bravo Italia!
  • Thursday: Made in the USA!
Sign Up $250.00
Class Code 1813

Summer in Provence! 7/20/18

Interactive

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

Friday, July 20, 2018
Begins at 6:30pm
Chef/Instructor Joan Baumer and Tara Wind
About the Class

Join Tara and Joan for an evening in Provence as they share a French menu that reflects the region's influences from the mountains, the farmlands, and the sea.  Sip on Côtes de Rhône wine while you learn how to make crusty French bread and authentic gougères, bouillabaisse and a Valrhona chocolate custard. Close your eyes and you are there.  Great night out! 

Class Menu +
  • Cheese gougères served with cherry tomatoes and an olive assortment
  • Salad of microgreens, fruit of the season, baby cucumbers, chives, and a French-Asian vinaigrette
  • Bouillabaisse with shrimp, lobster, and mussels in a saffron-flavored broth
  • Crusty French bread
  • Valrhona frozen chocolate custard with glazed nuts and cherries
Sign Up $89.00
Class Code 1870

Mad Genius: Sous Vide Simplified 7/21/18

Interactive

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

Saturday, July 21, 2018
Begins at 1:30pm
Chef/Instructor Gennady Etin
About the Class

Enjoy restaurant worthy results at home with these perfectly cooked seasonal recipes. Gennady will guide you through "no fail" techniques for incredibly tender proteins, fruits, and vegetables while preserving the flavor of these fine ingredients. It is time to master the equipment and the steps to perfect sous vide cooking!

Class Menu +
  • Atlantic Asian Salmon with Mirin and Soy Sauce
  • Perfectly Poached Corn on the Cobb and asparagus 
  • Honey Bourbon peaches served with Vanilla Bean Ice Cream
  • All served with a Watermelon and Ricotta Salada Salad with Mint and Basil
Sign Up $69.00
Class Code 1871

Lunch & Learn: Herbal Improv! 7/22/18

Interactive

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

Sunday, July 22, 2018
Begins at 12:30pm
Chef/Instructor Joan Baumer
About the Class

Learn how to creatively cook and improvise "in the moment" with summer's bounty of herbs and microgreens! Joan will teach you how to move beyond your basic basil and parsley with entrees, drinks, and desserts that marry beautifully with a vast range of "fresh from the garden" herbs.  Sign up today for this seasonal class that will flavor-up your kitchen creations 365 days a year!  Note:  This class lasts 90 minutes.

Class Menu +
  • Variety of herbal iced teas
  • Thai basil, cilantro, chives, and watercress microgreens and NC shrimp salad with a citrus and ginger vinaigrette
  • Served with crusty French bread and herbed compound butter
  • Cherry thyme clafoutis plated with a chocolate drizzle and fresh herbs
Sign Up $69.00
Class Code 1872

Top Chef Junior Summer Camp 7/23/18-7/26/18

Hands On

You and the chef work together to create the dishes.

Monday, July 23, 2018 to Thursday, July 26, 2018
Begins at 10:00am
Chef/Instructor Teresa Fox and Cat Parker
About the Class

We're Whisking your child away for "summer abroad" without ever leaving the kitchen. Your kids will learn real cooking techniques, basic knife skills, food safety, and travel through multiple international cuisines. They will be able to make new friends, use their creativity, and have a blast! Click here for full details and menus. Sign up now!

Class Menu +
  • Monday: Chinese Take-Out, Kitchen Basics and Knife Skills!
  • Tuesday: Viva Mexico!
  • Wednesday: Bravo Italia!
  • Thursday: Made in the USA!
Sign Up $250.00
This class is full
Class Code 1814

Low Country Crab Boil 7/26/18

Interactive

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

Thursday, July 26, 2018
Begins at 6:15pm
Chef/Instructor Joan Baumer and Cat Parker
About the Class

Summer in the low country is decadent and filled with the foods we all love. Enjoy appetizers on the veranda, followed by an irresistible blue crab and shrimp boil, and finish with a warm South Carolina peach cobbler. Cat and Joan will teach you how to cook Southern with a modern twist. Beer and bibs are included.  Great night out!

Class Menu +
  • Glazed pecans
  • Pimento cheese stuffed twice-baked potatoes
  • Pickled vegetables
  • Low country shellfish boil with shirmp, crab, sausage, corn and potatoes
  • Cucumber tomato salad
  • Peach cobbler
Sign Up $79.00
Class Code 1873

Una Noche en Espana 7/27/18

Interactive

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

Friday, July 27, 2018
Begins at 6:30pm
Chef/Instructor Ana Tapioca Soares
About the Class

Get ready for a lively evening with Ana as she teaches traditional and contemporary versions of Spain's most treasured dish, PAELLA! You will learn about the Spanish pantry while eating tapas, a summer soup, and an irresistable dessert.  Served with Rioja (for educational purposes, of course). Great night out!

Class Menu +
  • Pan con tomate
  • Ajo blanco (cold soup with green grapes)
  • Seafood paella with chorizo, shrimp, clams and mussels
  • Summer vegetable paella with artichoke hearts, chickpeas, roasted red peppers, and yellow squash
  • Rioja steeped oranges and strawberries over a flourless almond cake
Sign Up $79.00
Class Code 1874

Modern Ice Cream Truck 7/28/18

Hands On

You and the chef work together to create the dishes.

Saturday, July 28, 2018
Begins at 1:30pm
Chef/Instructor Renee Ramage Burger
About the Class

Celebrate summer with your family as Renee teaches you tips and tricks for making fresh ice cream and toppings.  Learn how to temper chocolate for a Mexican sauce for "choco tacos" and plan to master an irresistible and versatile salted caramel sauce that can be replicated year round. Treat your family to a special "Sundae" because everybody loves ice cream!

Class Menu +
  • Churro waffle tacos with Mexican chocolate sauce and fresh berries
  • Summer peach ice cream with almond tuille and salted caramel sauce
  • Raspberry jam swirl ice cream
Sign Up $59.00
Class Code 1875

Floral Design Workshop ! 7/29/18

Hands On

You and the chef work together to create the dishes.

Sunday, July 29, 2018
Begins at 2:00pm
Chef/Instructor Amanda Malone
About the Class

Whisk welcomes Amanda Malone from Petals on the Go, the Triangle's first local flower truck! Under her guidance, you will learn how to conceptualize and design beautiful centerpieces utilizing bright summer blooms. And while you're working, you'll be served Whisk's savory Mediterranean "trifle" with farmer's market fresh ingredients (the perfect one dish wonder for seasonal entertaining and potlucks). Sign up today for a flower and food extravaganza!  

Class Menu +
  • Flower centerpieces
  • Bouquet demonstration 
  • Served with Whisk's summer trifle of grilled lemon chicken with hummus, artichokes hearts, olives, feta, and roasted peppers
  • Prosecco sparkler included.
Sign Up $69.00
Class Code 1876

Top Chef Junior Summer Camp 7/30/18-8/2/18

Hands On

You and the chef work together to create the dishes.

Monday, July 30, 2018 to Thursday, August 2, 2018
Begins at 10:00am
Chef/Instructor Teresa Fox and Cat Parker
About the Class

We're Whisking your child away for "summer abroad" without ever leaving the kitchen. Your kids will learn real cooking techniques, basic knife skills, food safety, and travel through multiple international cuisines. They will be able to make new friends, use their creativity, and have a blast! Click here for full details and menus. Sign up now!

Class Menu +
  • Monday: Chinese Take-Out, Kitchen Basics and Knife Skills!
  • Tuesday: Viva Mexico!
  • Wednesday: Bravo Italia!
  • Thursday: Made in the USA!
Sign Up $250.00
Class Code 1815

Top Chef Junior Summer Camp 8/6/18-8/9/18

Hands On

You and the chef work together to create the dishes.

Monday, August 6, 2018 to Thursday, August 9, 2018
Begins at 10:00am
Chef/Instructor Teresa Fox and Cat Parker
About the Class

We're Whisking your child away for "summer abroad" without ever leaving the kitchen. Your kids will learn real cooking techniques, basic knife skills, food safety, and travel through multiple international cuisines. They will be able to make new friends, use their creativity, and have a blast! Click here for full details and menus. Sign up now!

Class Menu +
  • Monday: Chinese Take-Out, Kitchen Basics and Knife Skills!
  • Tuesday: Viva Mexico!
  • Wednesday: Bravo Italia!
  • Thursday: Made in the USA!
Sign Up $250.00
Class Code 1816