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All Events & Cooking Classes

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Join us for cooking classes featuring accomplished chefs from the greater Atlanta area. We take pride in providing the setting where chef and students discover and experience together what fine cooking is all about. All entrees are prepared using Leaning Ladder Olive Oils and Vinegar. Grab your friends or significant other and a bottle of wine, and join us for a fun evening of food, drinks, and laughter. PLUS: Get 10% off on all Leaning Ladder products used within demonstrations. Redeem your discount the day of or the day after the event. For your convenience, you can click on the event to purchase your seat online, or you can call today to make your reservation 678-401-2609.

 


Please see 2021 Summer Kids Cooking Camp schedule here
Summer Camp 2021 Session Offerings

Also on the Summer Cooking Camps page

2021 Spring Break Cooking Camps listed here (April 6th, 7th and 8th)

 


AUGUST

Thursday, August 5, Late Summer Tuscan Feast with Chef Kyle, 7:00 – 9:30pm
$75.00 per person (Demonstration class)

A menu of simple, rustic dishes from Tuscany is Italian cuisine at its best. Join Chef Kyle as he makes the simplest of ingredients shine with this delicious menu. Bon Appétit! Includes a glass of House Pinot Grigio.

Menu to Include:
Caprese Salad with Blistered Tomatoes, Burrata, and Creamy Basil Vinaigrette
Crispy Rosemary Brick Chicken (Pollo al Mattone)
Butterbean Cacio e Pepe
Apple Crostata with Whipped Mascarpone

 

 


Friday, August 6, Eclairs, Cream Puffs & Gougeres with Chef Michelle, 6:30 – 9:30pm (3 hour class)
$89.00 per person (Hands-On class)

Students will learn to make pate a choux or choux paste; a versatile dough used in sweet and savory applications. We will also make a classic vanilla pastry cream filling and a chocolate ganache topping.

Techniques covered:
Making a proper pate a choux
Piping cream puffs, eclairs, and choquettes
Savory version – Gougeres, Burgundian cheese puff
Vanilla pastry cream
Ganache

 

 


Saturday, August 7, Summer Sous Vide with Chef Alan, 6:30 – 9:00pm
$69.00 per person (Demonstration class)

Sous Vide in French, refers to the process of vacuum-sealing food in a bag, then cooking it to a very precise temperature in a water bath. This technique produces results that are impossible to achieve through any other cooking method.

Chef Alan will bring this delicious summertime menu:
Speck wrapped Cantaloupe
Grilled Romaine Salad with Leaning Ladder Orange Vinaigrette
Sous Vide Grilled BBQ Chicken
Chilled Blueberry Soup

 

 


Tuesday, August 10, Beyond Vinaigrettes: Cooking with Leaning Ladder Oils & Vinegars with Chef Kyle, 7:00 – 9:30pm
$79.00 per person (Hands-On class)

Leaning Ladder is excited to introduce a new class offering, Beyond Vinaigrettes: Cooking with Leaning Ladder Oils & Vinegars. These classes will offer class participants new and different ways to use Leaning Ladder Oils and Vinegars, plus a hands-on cooking experience creating exciting recipes with delicious endings! Don’t miss these educational and fun classes.

Menu to Include:
Leaning Ladder Oil and Vinegar Tasting with Toasted Baguette
Glazed Carrot Salad with Olive Oil, Peach White Balsamic, Pistachio, and Baby Arugula
Olive Oil Sous Vide Pork Tenderloin with Fig & Grape Agrodolce
Olive Oil Polenta Cake with Balsamic Amarena Cherries

 

 


Wednesday, August 18, Black Garlic Dinner with Chef Oakley, 7:00 – 9:30pm
$69.00 per person (Demonstration class) (Waitlisted)

Black garlic? Yes. Black Garlic has a much higher content of allicin, the active ingredient in White Garlic that imparts its benefits, but without the odor. Plus, Black Garlic is rich in amino acids and has almost double the number of antioxidants when compared to White Garlic. Aside from being a chef, Chef Oakley of Oakley’s Provision grows Gourmet Purple Garlic and ferments garlic into Black Garlic into semi-sweet, reminiscent of balsamic flavors. During this special dinner event, Chef Oakley will introduce you to this special ingredient, and prepare a beautiful dinner for you to enjoy!

Menu to Include:
Black Garlic Cremini dip with root vegetables chips
Kale Salad with Black Garlic Croutons
Stuffed Black Garlic Chicken Breast with Black Garlic Roasted Potatoes
Black Garlic Brownies 

 

 


Saturday, August 21, Mexican Fiesta – Kids Night Out Parents Night Off with Joanna, 6:15 – 9:15pm
$40.00 for 1st child, $35.00 for each additional sibling (Ages 4-12) (Hands-On class)

Drop the kids off for a 3-hour hands-on cooking party, while you enjoy a night out on the town! Kids will enjoy making their dinner and other treats! Games, craft and/or movie will enhance the theme of the night! Reservations required. $40 for 1st child, $35.00 for each additional sibling, tax and materials included. Ages 4-12. Registration paperwork must be completed for each child. Reserve your spot(s) today! Spaces are limited.

(Doors open at 6:15pm for drop-offs, pick-ups end promptly at 9:15pm, we cannot accommodate early drop-offs or late pick-ups)

 

 


Tuesday, August 24, Tamale Tuesday with Chef Oakley, 7:00 – 9:30pm
$79.00 per person (Hands-On class) (Waitlisted)

Chef Oakley will share her quick tips for authentic tasting tamales anytime. The class begins with freshly made Salsa & Chips, as you mix up a refreshing cocktail. Then, try your hand at making tamales, with meat or non-meat fillings. Lastly, enjoy a Mexican Chocolate Lava Cake for dessert.

Menu to Include:
Cantaritos Cocktail
Salsa & Chips
Tamales (Black Bean, Chicken and Cheese)
Mexican Street Corn Salad
Mexican Chocolate Lava Cake

 

 


Thursday, August 26, Italian Wine Dinner with Chef Kyle and Monte Zovo Wines, 7:00 – 9:30pm
$99.00 per person (Wine Tasting & Education class)

Sit, Sip, Learn and Eat at Leaning Ladder. Italian food combinations, paired with spectacular Monte Zovo wines. Enjoy the stories and science behind these wines and the food that supports them. Wine Tasting & Education, plus, 5 Course Interactive Chef Tasting Menu.

Chef Tasting Menu and Wine to Include:

1st Course

Farro Risotto, Wild Mushroom, Lobster
Pinot Grigio

2nd Course
Cavatelli, Ricotta, Lemon Butter, Apricot Jam, Rosemary
Soave

3rd Course
Lamb Ragout, Gorgonzola Dolce, Spinach, Glazed Squash
Amarone

4th Course
Amarena Cherry Sorbetto
Valpolicella

5th Course
Semolina Cake, Coffee, Mascarpone
Ripasso

 

 


Sunday, August 29, Oh, La, La French Crepes at our Sunday Supper with Joanna, 3:30 – 5:30pm
$35.00 per family member (Child + Adult Cooking Class) (Hands-On class) (Waitlisted)

Cooking is a great way to spend time together – especially when you don’t have to worry about the planning, shopping or clean-up! So, grab your kid(s), grandparents, goofy uncle, favorite auntie, or even some family friends and let’s make some delicious memories together! Ages 4+ please! Come as a pair, or small group! At our Sunday Supper, adult(s) and kid(s) work side-by-side to make a meal, and then enjoy it together. It’s the perfect combination of family fun activity, meets hands-on instructional cooking, with a delicious dinner result, and recipes you can later recreate at home! All classes include: Hands-On Instruction led by one of our talented and kid-friendly instructors, all food and non-alcoholic beverages and professional printed take-home recipes.

 

 


Thursday, September 2, Beef Masterclass 2.0 with Chef Kyle, 7:00 – 9:30pm
$89.00 per person (Demonstration class)

Deep dive into all things beef with Chef Kyle. We will cover the butchery and trimming of a whole ribeye, separating it into two distinctly different steaks. From there, you will learn two methods of preparation and why we would choose one over the other. Lastly, we’ll cover the basics of sauce-making and how to make your beef stand out from the rest, plus a little something sweet!

Menu to Include:
Whole Ribeye, 2 Ways
Cast Iron Pan’Roasted Rib Eye Filet with Molasses Steak Sauce
Reverse Seared Ribeye Spinalis Roulade with Rosemary Gorgonzola Butter
Beef Fat Roasted Farmer’s Market Vegetables
Beef Tallow Poundcake with Strawberry Vinegar Caramel

 

 


Thursday, September 9, Beyond Vinaigrettes 2.0 with Chef Kyle, 7:00 – 9:30pm
$79.00 per person (Hands-On class)

Leaning Ladder is excited to introduce a new class offering, Beyond Vinaigrettes: Cooking with Leaning Ladder Oils & Vinegars. These classes will offer class participants new and different ways to use Leaning Ladder Oils and Vinegars, plus a hands-on cooking experience creating exciting recipes with delicious endings! Don’t miss these educational and fun classes.

Menu to Include:
Leaning Ladder Oil and Vinegar Tasting with Toasted Baguette
Beet Gazpacho with Marcona Almond and Strawberry
Olive Oil Garlic Shrimp with Romesco, Spinach, and Crusty Bread
Strawberry Scones with Strawberry Balsamic Caramel and Cream

 

 


Tuesday, September 14, Modern South – Breakfast for Dinner with Chef Kyle, 7:00 – 9:30pm
$75.00 per person (Demonstration class)

Join Chef Kyle for Brinner, a fun fusion of breakfast and dinner. Yum! This Modern South menu for dinner recipes is so good you’ll be wanting to eat them morning, noon and night.

Menu to Include:
Orange Marmalade Sweet Rolls
“Steak & Eggs”
Reverse Seared Ribeye with Molasses Steak Sauce, White Cheddar Popovers, and Hollandaise
Peach Arnold Palmer Smoothie

 

 


Thursday, September 30, Mediterranean Favorites with Chef Kyle, 7:00 – 9:30pm
$75.00 per person (Demonstration class)

Looking for something different? Well, Chef Kyle is at it again, bringing you an extraordinary Mediterranean Favorites class. This multi-course meal offers something for everyone.

Menu to Include:
Crispy Oven-Baked Falafel with Pita, Butter Lettuce, and Tahini Vinaigrette
Couscous Tabbouleh with Heirloom Tomato and Cucumber
Lemon Chicken Souvlaki with Tzatziki
Greek Honey Orange Cake with Pistachio

 

 


Thursday, October 21, CORE Wine Dinner with Chef Kyle,
TBD

 

 


Please know we are always working with our chefs to add additional classes; check back regularly. All classes use Leaning Ladder’s Oils and Vinegar. Call 678-401-2609 to register, or to purchase your seat online,click here. NOTE: Photos are meant to be a representation. Please refer to cooking class policies for cancellations and rescheduling guidelines.


Please register early to reserve a seat and to prevent class from being cancelled or rescheduled. Any class not meeting the minimum number of guests 48 hours prior to class time may be rescheduled or cancelled. We take all major credit cards and payment is made at time of registration.

NOTE: All classes are BYOB or Leaning Ladder offers a wide variety of wines to purchase and enjoy during your class. Please call the store to reserve your space at 678-401-2609.

Please treat your paid class reservation as you would theater tickets or sporting events, and understand that once you have purchased the class, we cannot issue refunds. However, if you have a change of plans more than 5 days prior to the class, we will issue you a Leaning Ladder gift certificate that can be used for another class. Cancellation of your reservation within 2 days of the class cannot be accommodated, but if you are unable to attend, you may send someone else in your place.
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