Memberships are open to all adults for

$25.00 per person

for the 2016 calendar year

Temporary memberships are available for $5 per person and are good for 30 days from date of purchase.

Please call The Seasoned Gourmet at 910-256-9488 or stop by to join the club or reserve a seat in class.

Club Members and their guests must make reservations to attend classes and events unless otherwise noted. Advance payment is required to reserve your space in cooking classes, dinners, and certain special events. Wine classes, member celebrations, book signings, and demonstrations are pay-at-the-door, though reservations are still requested to ensure adequate seating.  Please see Club Policies and Member Information for full details.

The club accepts Cash, Check, Debit, Visa, Mastercard and Discover when registering for events.

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Welcome to Cape Fear Food & Wine Club!

The Seasoned Gourmet has been teaching cooking classes for over 15 years. The ever-growing interest in all things food and wine led to the forming of the Cape Fear Food & Wine Club, back in July of 2011, to continue serving the needs of home cooks, foodies, and wine lovers living in and visiting the Wilmington area. We offer many unique events for members and their guests, including cooking classes, wine pairing classes, premium wine dinners, and free members-only events throughout the year.

Members also get to enjoy exclusive discounts from our host, The Seasoned Gourmet. Enjoy a 5% every day discount on all merchandise in their store, plus a 10% discount during classes that you attend. There’s also a special members-only discount wine during events - 15% off 6 or more bottles and 20% off 12 or more bottles.

To reserve a seat in class or to join the Club, click on "reserve now" next to the desired class, or call 910-256-9488, or stop by The Seasoned Gourmet.
 

Now Accepting Reservations!




Wednesday, August 24th at 6:30 PM Tempeh Three Ways with Emily Lyons $40

Students will observe, ask questions, and enjoy the food prepared by our instructor.
Current CFFWC Club Members may invite non-member guests to attend this class with them; class fees must be paid by all who attend.
This event includes a full meal.

Join Chef Emily as she demystifies tofu's funky, more delicious and nutritious counterpart. Learn what tempeh is, why it is good for you and three ways to prepare the best plant-based protein source. Emily will begin with Blackened Tempeh Kale Salad and Green Goddess dressing, then move onto Tempeh Bacon BLT Sliders with Scallion Chili Aioli and Tempeh Marinara Sauce and Walnut Parmesan topped Zucchini Noodles. 

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Saturday, August 27th at 12:00 PM Give (Chick) Peas a Chance with Lisa Andree & Sandra Sharpe $45

Students will observe, ask questions, and enjoy the food prepared by our instructor.
Current CFFWC Club Members may invite non-member guests to attend this class with them; class fees must be paid by all who attend.
This event includes a full meal.

Join our chefs Lisa Andree and Sandra Sharpe to discover the amazing array of delicious and healthy items you can create from the lowly chickpea. You will learn how to use the latest foodie craze, Aquafaba, plus the Middle Eastern staple, Besan, aka Chickpea Flour. Guests will be treated to an appetizer trio of Caprese Salad, Chickpea Crackers with Smoked Red Pepper Dip and Tuna Salad. Following this tasting Lisa and Sandra will demonstrate and share delicious vegan Quiche, Crispy Oven-Fried Veggies and Green Salad with Aquafaba Ranch dressing. As if this is not impressive enough, dessert will include Macarons and Key Lime Tartlets, yum! 

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Tuesday, August 30th @ 6:30pm In the Kitchen with Keith Rhodes - $75

Current CFFWC Club Members may invite non-member guests to attend this class with them; class fees must be paid by all who attend.
Students will participate in making the items listed in today’s menu.
This event includes a full meal.

Join us for this rare opportunity to spend an evening in the kitchen with Chef Keith in an intimate, small group setting. Enjoy a complimentary glass of champagne as you gather around the bar and enjoy a cooking lesson with one of Wilmington's favorite chefs.  A first course, entrée, and dessert will be served.

 

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Sunday, September 4th at 2:00 PM The Chicken Workshop with Susan Boyles $45

Students will observe, ask questions, and enjoy the food prepared by our instructor.
Current CFFWC Club Members may invite non-member guests to attend this class with them; class fees must be paid by all who attend.
This event includes a full meal.

Organic chicken is affordable, easy to prepare, and flavorful. Save even more money by breaking down whole chickens instead of buying the cut up parts. Susan will show you how, and she will share her favorite ways to season and roast them to perfection. Roasting chicken on the bone produces the most flavorful results, and is the simplest way for busy cooks to get a hot, delicious meal on the table. Toss it in the oven and it cooks itself while you tend to homework and laundry. We’ll enjoy chicken two ways today - Spicy Deep South Dry-Rubbed Roast Chicken served with Rustic Yukon Mash and Easy Chicken Gravy, and Sweet & Savory Tropical Caribbean Roast Chicken served with Pan-Fried Sweet Plantains and Steamed Sweet Potato Planks. Dessert will be served.

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Tuesday, September 6th at 6:30 PM Wine 201 - Part II of IV with Mike Summerlin of Port City Wine Education $10

Current CFFWC Club Members may invite non-member guests to attend this class with them; class fees must be paid by all who attend.

This is the advanced wine education class we have been promising for over a year!  Mike is condensing his usual six-part series into four parts so we can finish before the holidays.  Join us for Part II of this exploration of wine from the soil up.  Learn about grape varieties, growing conditions, wine making processes, and much more.  Mike is bringing the science for this advanced class - so wake up your inner geek!  Sample an array of wines during each session.

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Wednesday, September 7th at 6:30 PM Plant Based on a Budget with Emily Lyons $40

Students will observe, ask questions, and enjoy the food prepared by our instructor.
Current CFFWC Club Members may invite non-member guests to attend this class with them; class fees must be paid by all who attend.
This event includes a full meal.

Emily Lyons will be demonstrating how to stretch the green while eating green! Join us as we learn how affordable, easy, and delicious eating a plant based diet can be. You do not have to shop at specialty grocery stores or restock your pantry with all kinds of unfamiliar products and substitutes and, most of all, you do not have to sacrifice time, taste, or money in the pursuit of healthier, tastier eating!

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Thursdays, September 8th, 15th, 22nd & 29th from 6:00-8:00 PM Kids: Cooking Around the World with Sherry Storms $160

Students will participate in making the items listed in today’s menu.

The Seasoned Gourmet is inviting kids 12 years old and older to embark on a culinary world tour! On this trip you will enjoy hands-on experience cooking in the African, Italian, Mexican and French traditions with our instructor, Sherry Storms. Each class will focus on a different county from which you will learn geographical and cultural facts; as well as, recipes native to these areas. All you have to pack for this trip is an apron!

Session I: Africa - We will be creating Cape Dutch inspired Malva Pudding with Homemade Whipped Cream and Somalian Qumbe Balls as we find our way around the kitchen and become familiar with a variety of tools.

Session II: Italy - We will be learning about mother sauces with Homemade Tomato Sauce, Hand-rolled Meatballs and authentic Homemade Pasta. Mama Mia!

Session III: Mexico - After raiding The Seasoned Gourmet's Spice Bar we with blend our own seasoning for our Fajita Chicken and Roasted Vegetables Quesadilla. We will also learn some knife skills safety as we slice and dice our Homemade Salsa and Guacamole!

Session IV: France - What world trip would be complete without a stop in France? While here we will assemble Baby Quiche and stir up Delectable Ganache which will be paired with Seasonal Fruit produced from a carving demonstration. Viva la France!

All classes run from 6:00-8:00 PM. This series is for children 12 years and older.

Sherry Storms is a North Carolina certified educator with 10+ years experience teaching first grade through high school. Mrs. Storms is also a graduate of the Culinary Arts program at Wake Tech. 




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Sunday, September 11th at 2:00 PM The ABC's of Vegan Cooking with Lisa Andree $40

This class includes a generous sampling of the menu items prepared in class
Current CFFWC Club Members may invite non-member guests to attend this class with them; class fees must be paid by all who attend.

Learn the ABC's of cooking delicious and healthy vegan meals with Lisa Andree. In this class you'll learn how to cook staple ingredients to perfection, vegan substitutions for conventional recipes, how to combine spices and what to stock your kitchen with for delicious success!

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Wednesday, September 14th at 6:30 PM Chop Chop: Knife Skills & Stir Fry with Susan Boyles $45

Students will participate in making the items listed in today’s menu.
This event includes a full meal.

Learn how to hold and hone your knife to prevent injuries and keep the edge sharp, while learning to make a delicious stir-fry meal. We will slice, dice, chop, and mince our way to making a delicious meal of: Chopped Salad with Japanese Ginger Dressing; Ginger, Lime, and Toasted Sesame Stir Fry with Chicken & Snow Peas; Beef, Broccoli & Mushroom Stir Fry; lots of steamed rice; and a simple fresh fruit dessert. Please bring a 6” - 8” cook’s or chef’s knife to class (a santoku is acceptable).

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Friday, September 16th at 6:30 PM Date Night: Seafood Sensation with Chef Gwen Gulliksen $95

Current CFFWC Club Members may invite non-member guests to attend this class with them; class fees must be paid by all who attend.
Students will participate in making the items listed in today’s menu.
This event includes a full meal.

Gwen is taking it to the beach! We will paddle out with Saffron Potato Leek Soup and Smoked Salmon, then slice and dice Late Summer Vegetables for a saute accompanying Local Flounder stuffed Seafood Imperial and Lemon Butter Sauce. Finally, we will hang ten with Individual Brown Butter Berry Cakes topped with Caramel Glaze. Life is better at the Beach! (Please note: Price is per duo - please select one seat for two people when reserving. Thank you!)

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Monday, September 19th at 6:30 PM Second Summer Harvest with Courtney Matheson $40

Current CFFWC Club Members may invite non-member guests to attend this class with them; class fees must be paid by all who attend.
Students will participate in making the items listed in today’s menu.
This event includes a full meal.

Chef Courtney Matheson will be debuting at The Cape Fear Food & Wine Club with a Second Summer Harvest menu where she will lead class participants through the preparation of a beautiful late summer meal. Menu to be announced!

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Tuesday, September 20th at 6:30pm Ode to Oktoberfest with Susan Boyles $45

Students will observe, ask questions, and enjoy the food prepared by our instructor.
Current CFFWC Club Members may invite non-member guests to attend this class with them; class fees must be paid by all who attend.
This event includes a full meal.

We are taking inspiration from classic German fare for this modern comfort food menu featuring beloved autumn flavors.  Start with a Seared Red Cabbage Wedge with Caramelized Onions, Stilton, and White Wine Apricot Vinaigrette.  Learn the secrets to making a delicious Slow-Cooked Sauerbraten (beef) which we are serving with Sauteed Wild Mushrooms, Beer-Braised Carrots, and Easy Pan Gravy made with the sauerbraten drippings.  Finish with Rustic Apple Tarts, Vanilla Bean Ice Cream and Brown Sugar Riesling Syrup while Susan shows you how easy they are to make. Seasonal beer and German wines will be available for purchase.

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Wednesday, September 21st at 6:30 PM At The Chef's Table with Chef Dean Neff of Pinpoint Restaurant $50

Students will observe, ask questions, and enjoy the food prepared by our instructor.
Current CFFWC Club Members may invite non-member guests to attend this class with them; class fees must be paid by all who attend.
This event includes a full meal.

Chef Dean Neff of Pinpoint Restaurant will be treating us to Refined Southern Comfort Food. Menu to come, stay tuned!

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Saturday, September 24th at 2:00 PM Spring Rolls Around the World with Linda Issitt $50

This class includes a generous sampling of the menu items prepared in class
Current CFFWC Club Members may invite non-member guests to attend this class with them; class fees must be paid by all who attend.
Students will participate in making the items listed in today’s menu.
This class includes food to go.

Linda Issitt is back teaching us to roll all around the world! We will learn the techniques and ingredients used in preparing Chinese, Thai, Vietnamese Philippine and Southwestern Spring Rolls. Make some for snacking and take a few home!

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Tuesday, September 27th at 6:30 PM At The Chef's Table with Chef Keith Rhodes of Catch Restaurant $50

Students will observe, ask questions, and enjoy the food prepared by our instructor.
Current CFFWC Club Members may invite non-member guests to attend this class with them; class fees must be paid by all who attend.
This event includes a full meal.

Join Chef Keith Rhodes as he welcomes fall with a tried and true classic menu. We will enjoy a crisp and delicious Caesar Salad, Stuffed Flounder and Robuchon Potatoes. The meal will end on a sweet  not with Chef's scrumptious Neapolitan Cake.

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Wednesday, September 28th at 6:30 PM Vegan Farm to Table with Emily Lyons $40

Students will observe, ask questions, and enjoy the food prepared by our instructor.
Current CFFWC Club Members may invite non-member guests to attend this class with them; class fees must be paid by all who attend.
This event includes a full meal.

The phrase “farm-to-table” has sprouted into a national trend and movement with the advent of farmer’s markets, locavores, and farm-to-table eateries. The more we can obtain our food directly from farms (especially local farms), the more we can grow into a society that places the Earth and community bonds high on our values list. To help you transition into the farm-to-table movement, Emily Lyons has put together a custom menu made of ingredients you can easily get at your local farmer’s market, buy locally in your supermarket or even grow or make yourself.

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Friday, September 30th at 6:30 PM Date Night: Viva La Vegan Mexico with Lisa Andree $95

Students will observe, ask questions, and enjoy the food prepared by our instructor.
Current CFFWC Club Members may invite non-member guests to attend this class with them; class fees must be paid by all who attend.
This event includes a full meal.

Join Lisa and learn how to prepare this traditional Latin American meal. Diners will enjoy an appetizer of Jackfruit-Chorizo Stuffed Jalapeños followed by Frijole Negro Tamales, Roasted Acorn Squash and Ensalada Fresca. Coconut Flan with Roasted Pineapple will top off this cena deliciosa! Lisa will also show you how to make one of her favorite salsas, which one lucky diner will take home as a parting gift. (Please note: Price is per duo - please select one seat for two people when reserving. Thank you!)

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Sunday, October 2nd at 2:00 PM Lobster Heaven with Susan Boyles $50

Students will observe, ask questions, and enjoy the food prepared by our instructor.
Current CFFWC Club Members may invite non-member guests to attend this class with them; class fees must be paid by all who attend.
This event includes a full meal.

Join us for an up-close demonstration at the bar on perfecting the cooking of lobster. We want you to see the versatility of cooking these delicacies, so we will show you how to prepare them a variety of ways: Butter-Poached Lobster Tail; Grilled Lobster Tail served Caribbean-Style with a Pineapple Pepper Relish; and Whole Lobster boiled, shocked, shelled, and lightly dressed with mayo, herbs, and lemon for a Maine-Style Lobster Roll. Enjoy the spoils of the lesson with your class mates. We can’t think of a tastier way to spend Sunday afternoon!

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Tuesday, October 4th at 6:30 At The Chef's Table with Chef Keith Rhodes of Catch Restaurant $50

Students will observe, ask questions, and enjoy the food prepared by our instructor.
Current CFFWC Club Members may invite non-member guests to attend this class with them; class fees must be paid by all who attend.
This event includes a full meal.

Local foodies will not want to miss this very special Asian-inspired menu that truly showcases Chef Keith's versatile style! The meal will begin with delicate Crab Spring Rolls and move on to Crispy Duck and Shrimp Fried Rice. Chef Rhodes will take your taste buds full circle with a fusion-style Sweet Potato Pie and 5-Spiced Ice Cream!


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Thursdays, October 6th, 13th, 20th & 27th from 6:00-8:00 PM Kids: Farm to Table with Sherry Storms $160

Students will participate in making the items listed in today’s menu.

This series looks at what happens to food before it reaches the consumer. Sherry Storms will discuss the benefits of sustainable agriculture and fresh, local, organic products. Questions such as: How did this get to my plate? Was it farmed? How was it processed? will be probed during this session. And of course, we will be creating delicious dishes as we cultivate our minds!

Session I: Pumpkin Bread with two varieties of Homemade Butter

Session II: Apple Crisp with Homemade Whipped Cream

Session III: Butternut & Mascarpone Ravioli

Session IV: Turnip Green & Cheese Dip with Tortilla Chips and Kale & Collard Pesto over Pasta


All classes run from 6:00-8:00 PM. This series is for children 12 years and older.


Sherry Storms is a North Carolina certified educator with 10+ years experience teaching first grade through high school. Mrs. Storms is also a graduate of the Culinary Arts program at Wake Tech.

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Saturday, October 8th at 12:00 PM Grab n' Go Vegan Snacks with Emily Lyons $40

Current CFFWC Club Members may invite non-member guests to attend this class with them; class fees must be paid by all who attend.
Students will participate in making the items listed in today’s menu.
This class includes food to go.

Emily will be demonstrating how creating quick, healthy, vegan-friendly snacks is fun and easy. Emily will also provide tips on food preparation and storage, so never again will you be stuck without a healthy option! These snacks are for anyone looking for something new and fun, not just the vegan eaters.

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Sunday, October 9th at 2:00 PM Gluten-Free Pizza Party with Deb Goughnour $40

This class includes a generous sampling of the menu items prepared in class
Students will observe, ask questions, and enjoy the food prepared by our instructor.
Current CFFWC Club Members may invite non-member guests to attend this class with them; class fees must be paid by all who attend.

Debra Goughnour is going to pizza-party down with us gluten-free style! Deb understands removing gluten from our diets may seem like a difficult and limiting task, but fortunately, she is here to show us how to create the same comfort foods we have always loved without the gluten! Deb will demonstrate constructing gluten-free pizza doughs from scratch, then top them with a vegetable medley, carnelicious meatlovers and finish-up with a dessert pizza. Tasty!

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Tuesday, October 11th at 6:30 PM Wine 201 - Part III of IV with Mike Summerlin of Port City Wine Education $10

Current CFFWC Club Members may invite non-member guests to attend this class with them; class fees must be paid by all who attend.

This is the advanced wine education class we have been promising for over a year!  Mike is condensing his usual six-part series into four parts so we can finish before the holidays.  Join us for Part III of this exploration of wine from the soil up.  Learn about grape varieties, growing conditions, wine making processes, and much more.  Mike is bringing the science for this advanced class - so wake up your inner geek!  Sample an array of wines during each session.

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Wednesday, October 12th at 6:30 PM Vegan Root Veggies with Emily Lyons $40

Students will observe, ask questions, and enjoy the food prepared by our instructor.
Current CFFWC Club Members may invite non-member guests to attend this class with them; class fees must be paid by all who attend.

Menu to come - Stay tuned!

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Saturday, October 15th at 6:30 PM Authentic Curry at Home with Nandini Sharma $50

Students will observe, ask questions, and enjoy the food prepared by our instructor.
Current CFFWC Club Members may invite non-member guests to attend this class with them; class fees must be paid by all who attend.
This event includes a full meal.

Nandini is back with another delicious, authentic Indian meal that you can easily make at home. Come enjoy a cooking demonstration and dinner of Roasted Potatoes with Mint, Mango Powder, and Pepper; Nandini's Signature Dish of Shrimp Coconut Curry with Steamed Basmati Rice; and finish with Besan, an Indian Fudge made with Roasted Chick Pea Flour.

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Tuesday, October 18th at 6:30 PM At The Chef's Table with Chef Keith Rhodes of Catch Restaurant $50

Students will observe, ask questions, and enjoy the food prepared by our instructor.
Current CFFWC Club Members may invite non-member guests to attend this class with them; class fees must be paid by all who attend.
This event includes a full meal.

Chef Keith Rhodes is bringing the fruits and veggies tonight with a Pan-Asian twist! We will begin with a flavorful Papaya Salad, then move onto authentic Pad Thai Noodles and finish sweetly with Mango Rice Pudding. Your fruits and veggies never tasted so good!

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Wednesday, October 19th at 6:30 PM Mother Sauces: Béchamel with Susan Boyles $40

Current CFFWC Club Members may invite non-member guests to attend this class with them; class fees must be paid by all who attend.
Students will participate in making the items listed in today’s menu.
This event includes a full meal.

Learn this classic Mother Sauce that is the white cream sauce base of everything from Alfredo to Sausage Gravy to your favorite homemade Macaroni & Cheese. We will work in teams to make a roux, which is the foundation of béchamel, then transform it into an Alfredo sauce to enjoy with some Seared Fresh Local Catch (Sheepshead, Cobia), Pasta, and Veggies. This is a fantastic recipe to know for entertaining, and the easy technique will allow you to create a quick sauce for most any dish. Susan will demonstrate making a Gluten-Free version of the sauce. Dessert will be served. Please tell us if you are gluten-free when reserving so that we can prepare substitutions for you – thank you.

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Friday, October 21st at 6:30 PM Date Night: Vegan Movie Night with Emily Lyons $95

This event includes a full meal.

Menu to come - Stay tuned!

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Sunday, October 23rd at 2:00 PM Vegan Soups and Stews with Lisa Andree $40

Students will observe, ask questions, and enjoy the food prepared by our instructor.
Current CFFWC Club Members may invite non-member guests to attend this class with them; class fees must be paid by all who attend.

Menu to come - Stay tuned!

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Tuesday, November 1st at 6:30 PM At The Chef's Table with Chef Keith Rhodes of Catch Restaurant $50

Students will observe, ask questions, and enjoy the food prepared by our instructor.
Current CFFWC Club Members may invite non-member guests to attend this class with them; class fees must be paid by all who attend.
This event includes a full meal.

Chef Keith Rhodes is taking us on a culinary trip around the world tonight! First stop is a traditional Indian dish, Shrimp Pakora. We will then take off for Tiki-Style Fish after which, our last passport stamp will be claimed in Italy with Honey Rose Panna Cotta. Chef can even get you through customs in no time!

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Thursdays, November 3rd, 10th, 17th & December 1st from 6:00-8:00 PM Kids: Holiday Baking with Sherry Storms $160

Students will participate in making the items listed in today’s menu.

No matter what your background, the holidays are about family and food! Sherry will be teaching basic baking techniques in combination with a variety of recipes, both traditional and unique. This session will build upon any budding chef's skills and expand their repertoire. 

Session I: Pumpkin Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Icing

Session II: Chocolate Cupcakes with Oreo Whipped Cream Frosting

Session III: Gingerbread People with Decoration

Session IV: Mini Sugar Cookie Fruit Pizza


All classes run from 6:00-8:00 PM. This series is for children 12 years and older.

Sherry Storms is a North Carolina certified educator with 10+ years experience teaching first grade through high school. Mrs. Storms is also a graduate of the Culinary Arts program at Wake Tech.

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Friday, November 4th at 6:30 PM Date Night: Vegan Italian with Lisa Andree $95

Current CFFWC Club Members may invite non-member guests to attend this class with them; class fees must be paid by all who attend.
This event includes a full meal.

Menu to come - Stay tuned!

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Sunday, November 6th at 2:00 PM Pasta by Hand with Susan Boyles $40

This class includes a generous sampling of the menu items prepared in class
Students will participate in making the items listed in today’s menu.
This class includes food to go.

Learn Susan’s secrets to the best semolina pasta ever, and how to roll it out by hand or using a machine. Help your classmates roll out pasta to enjoy in class, and take your pasta dough home. We’ll make a quick Artichoke Basil Pesto to enjoy with our pasta at the end of class, plus take home the recipes for other quick sauces.

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Monday, November 7th at 6:30 PM At The Chef's Table with Chef Dean Neff of Pinpoint Restaurant $50

Students will observe, ask questions, and enjoy the food prepared by our instructor.
Current CFFWC Club Members may invite non-member guests to attend this class with them; class fees must be paid by all who attend.
This event includes a full meal.

Chef Dean Neff of Pinpoint Restaurant will be in our kitchen cooking locally, seasonally and showing off his meat braising chops!

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Wednesday, November 9th at 6:30 PM Wine 201 - Part IV of IV with Mike Summerlin of Port City Wine Education $10

Current CFFWC Club Members may invite non-member guests to attend this class with them; class fees must be paid by all who attend.

This is the advanced wine education class we have been promising for over a year!  Mike is condensing his usual six-part series into four parts so we can finish before the holidays.  Join us for Part IV of this exploration of wine from the soil up.  Learn about grape varieties, growing conditions, wine making processes, and much more.  Mike is bringing the science for this advanced class - so wake up your inner geek!  Sample an array of wines during each session.

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Friday, November 11th at 6:30 PM Date Night: Let the Holidays Begin with Gwen Gulliksen $95

Students will observe, ask questions, and enjoy the food prepared by our instructor.
Current CFFWC Club Members may invite non-member guests to attend this class with them; class fees must be paid by all who attend.
This event includes a full meal.

Join us as we welcome in the holidays around our communal table! Chef Gwen will be presenting a Caviar Sampler with French Blini & Creme Fraiche followed by Fennel & Pepper Crusted Pork Tenderloin with Pear Chutney, Roasted Brussels Sprouts & Pee Wee Heirloom Potatoes. Finally, we will finish on a sweet note with Persimmon Pudding, Raspberry Sorbet & Dark Chocolate Truffle Sauce. Happy Holidays! (Please note: Price is per duo - please select one seat for two people when reserving. Thank you!)

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Saturday, November 12th at 12:00 PM Gluten-Free Biscotti with Deb Goughnour $40

This class includes a generous sampling of the menu items prepared in class
Students will observe, ask questions, and enjoy the food prepared by our instructor.
Current CFFWC Club Members may invite non-member guests to attend this class with them; class fees must be paid by all who attend.

Gluten-free around the holidays can be a challenge and Deb Goughnour is here to show you how to take it on! We will be sampling a Goat Cheese, Basil & Rosemary Biscotti accompanied by a simple soup, then Pumpkin Pie Spice and Chocolate Espresso Biscotti with a cup of local Carolina Coffee. Gluten-free never looked so good!

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Sunday, November 13th at 2:00 PM Plant-Based Cheeses with Lisa Andree $40

This class includes a generous sampling of the menu items prepared in class
Students will observe, ask questions, and enjoy the food prepared by our instructor.
Current CFFWC Club Members may invite non-member guests to attend this class with them; class fees must be paid by all who attend.

Menu to come - Stay tuned!

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Tuesday, November 15th at 6:30 PM At The Chef's Table with Chef Keith Rhodes of Catch Restaurant $50

Students will observe, ask questions, and enjoy the food prepared by our instructor.
Current CFFWC Club Members may invite non-member guests to attend this class with them; class fees must be paid by all who attend.
This event includes a full meal.

We are heading out to the bayou tonight with Chef Keith Rhodes with a Louisiana inspired menu. Chef will start us off with Crawfish Étouffée then inspire with an entree of traditional Gumbo Z'Herbes and Basmati Rice. Finally, we will enjoy a Pecan Tart to satisfy that sweet spot!

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Wednesday, November 16th at 6:30 PM Vegan Holiday with Lisa Andree $40

Students will observe, ask questions, and enjoy the food prepared by our instructor.
This event includes a full meal.

Menu to come - Stay tuned!

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Saturday, November 19th at 2:00 PM Sushi 101 with Linda Issitt $50

This class includes a generous sampling of the menu items prepared in class
Current CFFWC Club Members may invite non-member guests to attend this class with them; class fees must be paid by all who attend.
Students will participate in making the items listed in today’s menu.

Linda Issitt is back with one of our most popular classes, Sushi 101! We will begin with Suimono, a soup for all seasons, and Salad with Wafu dressing. We will then prefect our rolling technique on a Smoked Salmon Jicama Roll, California Roll and Inside-Out Spicy Tuna Roll with Special Sauce. Finally, we will rest out fingers as we enjoy Mocha Fruit Bavarois for dessert.

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Wednesday, November 30th at 6:30 PM Tomato Sauce 2 Ways with Susan Boyles $45

Students will observe, ask questions, and enjoy the food prepared by our instructor.
Current CFFWC Club Members may invite non-member guests to attend this class with them; class fees must be paid by all who attend.
This event includes a full meal.

Today we are making Tomato Sauce two ways: the French way espoused by Escoffier and referred to as one of the five Mother Sauces, and the Italian way with which most of us are acquainted. While both of them can be long processes when traditional methods are followed, we will use some short cuts to make quick and tasty work of them. Enjoy the French version with Seared Fish and Veggies, and the Italian version with what else – pasta! Dessert will be served. (Note: gluten-free and vegetarian substitutes available – please inform us when reserving.)

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Friday, December 2nd at 6:30 PM Date Night: Vintage European Holiday with Gwen Gulliksen $95

Current CFFWC Club Members may invite non-member guests to attend this class with them; class fees must be paid by all who attend.
Students will participate in making the items listed in today’s menu.
This event includes a full meal.

The holidays are a time for family to reunite. Keeping this in mind, Chef Gwen has prepared a menu of recipes revered by our European ancestors. We will enjoy an appetizer of European Cheeses and Crusty Bread, then Gwen will demonstrate how to prepare Norwegian Gravlox with Buttered Lefse, followed by a meal of Slavic Cabbage Rolls with French Gratin Potatoes. Finally, we will finish our European tour with Classic English Berry Trifle. Prost! (Please note: Price is per duo - please select one seat for two people when reserving. Thank you!)

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Saturday, December 3th at 12:00 PM Gluten-Free Holiday Baking with Deb Goughnour $40

Current CFFWC Club Members may invite non-member guests to attend this class with them; class fees must be paid by all who attend.
Students will participate in making the items listed in today’s menu.
This class includes food to go.

Want to make sure you can still enjoy a holiday treat after you have gone gluten-free? Deb Goughnour's class will be perfect for you! We will learn to make gluten-free holiday cookies, which we will decorate to take home, and sample Red Velvet gluten-free cupcakes with a cup of local Carolina Coffee. No more confusing mixes, Deb will give us straightforward recipes on how to create our own holiday goodies from scratch!

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Sunday, December 4th at 2:00 PM Mastering Soufflés with Susan Boyles $40

This class includes a generous sampling of the menu items prepared in class
Current CFFWC Club Members may invite non-member guests to attend this class with them; class fees must be paid by all who attend.
Students will participate in making the items listed in today’s menu.

If you love the airy lightness and silky texture of a soufflé but have been afraid to try making them at home, this class is for you! We will be discussing the science behind this gravity-defying French classic while Susan makes you a Cheese Soufflé to enjoy with some fresh fruit. Then you will get your hands into making Chocolate Soufflés. Yes, you can do it at home! Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Paleo

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Tuesday, December 6th at 6:30 PM At The Chef's Table with Chef Keith Rhodes of Catch Restaurant $50

Students will observe, ask questions, and enjoy the food prepared by our instructor.
Current CFFWC Club Members may invite non-member guests to attend this class with them; class fees must be paid by all who attend.
This event includes a full meal.

We will be ringing in the holidays Chef Keith Rhodes style! Beginning with a luscious Kale Caesar Salad followed by decadent Blackened Swordfish and Crab Gravy. Holiday Cookies will finalize this meal and send us off with a little more of the holiday cheer!

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Saturday, December 10th at 2:00 PM Sushi 201 with Linda Issitt $50

This class includes a generous sampling of the menu items prepared in class
Current CFFWC Club Members may invite non-member guests to attend this class with them; class fees must be paid by all who attend.
Students will participate in making the items listed in today’s menu.

Congrats, you have passed the 101 exam and are moving up. (Just kidding! You can take this class without a prerequisite!) To begin, we will enjoy warm Miso Soup with Carrots and Daikon and cool Seafood Salad. Once your tastebuds have awakened, we will begin rolling Vegetable Sushi, Sushi Rolls with Tuna and Salmon and Dragon Rolls with Tempura Shrimp. Doraya (mini-pancakes filled with bean paste) will gild the lily and send you home on a sweet note.

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Monday, December 12th at 6:30 PM In the Kitchen with Courtney Matheson $40

Current CFFWC Club Members may invite non-member guests to attend this class with them; class fees must be paid by all who attend.
This event includes a full meal.

Theme and menu to come - Stay tuned!

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Wednesday, December 14th at 6:30 PM Mother Sauces: Velouté with Susan Boyles $40

Students will observe, ask questions, and enjoy the food prepared by our instructor.
Current CFFWC Club Members may invite non-member guests to attend this class with them; class fees must be paid by all who attend.
This event includes a full meal.

Learn this classic Mother Sauce plus a variation or two. Velouté is a velvety, stock-based sauce that can be made with beef/veal, fish, or chicken stock. Susan will demonstrate how to make this sauce, and discuss how she makes healthy bone broths that are the core of Velouté. Learn to make velvety Velouté and it’s derivative, Poulette Sauce, using chicken bone broth. We will serve our sauces with Roasted Organic Herbed Espellette Chicken, Garlicky Sautéed Asparagus, and Rustic Root Vegetable Mash. Dessert will be served.

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