Need a little help in the kitchen? Don't worry if you lack basic cooking skills, let alone techniques for creating Michelin Star dishes like the pros. North Fulton cooking classes can help you discover how to whip together recipes that you never knew you could make -- and that you and your family will devour!
Gluten and Dairy-Free Baking. 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. March 9. $65 per person. The Cook's Warehouse, 1544 Piedmont Road, Suite 403-R, Atlanta. www.classes.cookswarehouse.com.
Think you can't bake if you're gluten or dairy-free? Think again! The Cook's Warehouse will help you learn how to make delicious and "safe" treats like Blueberry Lemon Bars, Chocolate Chip Banana Pancakes and Chocolate Cherry Biscotti. Now you can create homemade baked goodies for your family without destroying your diet.
Saint Patrick's Day Favorites. 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. March 15. $69 per person. Sur la table, North Point Mall, 1000 North Point Circle, Suite 1082, Alpharetta. ww.surlatable.com.
This Saint Patrick's Day, serve your family traditional Irish dishes like Next Day Hash with Poached Eggs, Chocolate Irish Whiskey Cake and Mustard and Honey Glazed Corned Beef. Sur la table instructors will walk you through the creation of this feast in an interactive, hands-on class.
Tapas and Sangria. 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. March 23. $49 per person. Whole Foods Market Avalon, 2800 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta. www.wholefoodsmarket.com.
This Spanish-inspired cooking class will help you learn how to throw your family and friends a traditional tapas dinner, a style of eating that features many small plates of food to encourage sharing and conversation.
Easter Treats. 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. March 26. $19 per child with parent. Whole Foods Market Avalon, 2800 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta. www.wholefoodsmarket.com.
Celebrate Easter this year by working together with your little one to make sweets and treats! In this hands-on class, children ages 3 to 5 attend this class with one parent and will make recipes like Bunny Munch and Frosted Sugar Cookies.
Spring Feast Brunch. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 2. $55 per person. Whole Foods Market Avalon, 2800 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta. www.wholefoodsmarket.com.
With the coming of spring comes vibrant flavors and seasonal produce. Join Salud! instructors at Whole Foods Market as they show you how to use these fresh foods to put together a colorful spring brunch. Dishes include Eggs Benedict, Cheese and Onion Soufflé and Avocado and Mango Salad.
French Croissants 101. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 8. $69 per person. Sur la table, North Point Mall, 1000 North Point Circle, Suite 1082, Alpharetta. www.surlatable.com.
Does the idea of making French croissants seem overwhelming? Let the instructors at Sur la table show you how to successfully mix, fold and bake perfectly flakey croissants from scratch. It's as easy as un, deux, trois!
Paleo Sides and Crockpot Meals. 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. April 13. $55 per person. Whole Foods Market Avalon, 2800 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta. www.wholefoodsmarket.com.
Does your Paleo diet seem a little too basic? Maybe you just want to find out what following a Paleo meal plan looks like. This class will show you how much variety you can create with whole, nutrient-rich foods.
Secrets for Perfect Soufflés. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 14. $69 per person. Sur la table, North Point Mall, 1000 North Point Circle, Suite 1082, Alpharetta. www.surlatable.com.
Don't feel intimidated by this culinary marvel. Let the experts at Sur la table show you how to make a perfect soufflé in this hands-on, taste-on class. You'll learn essential techniques and tips for making sweet and savory soufflés like a professional.
Sensational Shellfish. 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. May 3. $45 per person. Whole Foods Market Avalon, 2800 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta. www.wholefoodsmarket.com.
Advance your skills and amaze your friends at the next cookout by learning all the ins and outs of cooking with shellfish. You'll learn everything from how to pick out the best shellfish to combining flavors. Just make sure to bring your appetite. The menu includes dishes like Coconut-Ginger Thai Mussels on Forbidden Rice and Pan-Seared Scallops on Frisée with Green Apple and Mint Chutney.
Mother's Day Tea. 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. May 7. $40 per child. Whole Foods Market Avalon, 2800 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta. www.wholefoodsmarket.com.
If you're wanting to feel pampered and loved this Mother's Day, try signing your little ones up for the Mother's Day Tea cooking class at Whole Foods Market. Children ages 6 to 9 will get a chance to show their moms how much they love them by preparing and serving them treats found in a traditional tea service. Along with hot tea, moms will dine on foods like Cream Scones with Jam, Pimento Cheese Finger Sandwiches and Chocolate Covered Strawberries.
Healthy Kids, Healthy Planet. 10 a.m. to noon, starting June 13. $250 per child for the week. Sur la table, Phipps Plaza, 3500 Peachtree Road, Suite 1035, Atlanta. www.surlatable.com.
When kids learn how to prepare healthy, nourishing foods and understand basic cooking skills at a young age, these skills will help them lead healthy lifestyles later in life. Give your children a head start by enrolling them in Sur la table's Healthy Kids, Healthy Planet cooking camp. Kids ages 8 to 12 will learn the cooking techniques they will need to prepare plant-rich recipes using whole, fresh foods.
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