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COVID-19 Cooking Class Guidelines

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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.

 


NOVEMBER

Sunday, December 6, Sunday Supper HOHO Holiday Fun with Chef Joanna, 3:30 – 5:30pm
$35.00 per person (Adult + Child Hands-On class)

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 suppers include: Hands-On Instruction, all food and non-alcoholic beverages and professional printed take-home recipes.

This class is a special holiday edition, learn to make sweet & savory treats perfect for holiday parties and get-togethers.

 


Tuesday, December 8, Parisian Bistro with Chef Kyle, 7:00 – 9:30pm
$75.00 per person (Demonstration class)

In this class you will learn how to prepare a sophisticated, yet simply casual Parisian bistro dinner menu using fresh, high-quality ingredients and time-honored French cooking techniques and recipes. Some of the dishes you can look forward to enjoying in this class include -Spinach Salad with Soft Egg and Warm Bacon Dijon Vinaigrette, Roasted Chicken with Red Grapes and Thyme, Broccolini with Honey Lavender Butter and a Sous Vide Creme Caramel with Espresso Whipped Cream. This amazing meal comes with a complimentary glass of our house Pinot Grigio wine.

 


Tuesday, December 15, Holiday Giving VIP Wine Dinner with Chef Kyle & Aubree, Sommelier 7:00 – 9:30pm
$99.00 per person (Demonstration 5 Course Tasting Menu and Wine Tasting Education)

Join us for an evening of giving. Empire Distributors and Leaning Ladder have partnered for this spectacular wine dinner event. Sit, Sip, Learn and Give. Amazing food combinations, paired with 5 spectacular wines for enjoying at home or giving as gifts. Enjoy the stories and science behind these wines and the food that supports them. Additional proceeds from the evening give back to coregiving.org.  Full Menu Descriptions Click Here

 


Thursday, December 17, Plant-based Dinner with Chef Megan, 7:00 – 9:30pm
$69.00 per person (Demonstration class)

It’s that time of year, the season to gather with family and friends, enjoy each other’s company and feast on delicious food! If you’re hosting a holiday get together or attending one in which you’re bringing a dish consider these plant-based dishes for your healthy holiday spread.
Menu to include: Curried Cauliflower Soup, Arugula Pear Salad with Roasted Cranberries and Cranberry Pear Vinaigrette, Whipped Gingered Sweet Potatoes, Roasted Green Beans with Toasted Almonds, Coconut butter truffles with Almonds and Chia.

 


Saturday, December 19, Christmas Morning Culinary Brilliance with Chef Melissa, 11:00am – 1:30pm
$75.00 per person (Hands-On class)

Chef Melissa is here with festive, fun and hands-on enjoyment to help you plan your Christmas morning meal in advance! Cooking shouldn’t be daunting and you’ll learn you can finally spend Christmas Day focusing your time and energy on family, friends and enjoying your food. We are saying goodbye to hours of slaving in the kitchen and hello to relaxed festive fun!

Poinsettias (Prosecco & Cranberry Juice)

Champagne Risotto with Poached Egg

Brandied Pecan Crusted Salmon

Roasted Asparagus

Zabaglione with Sugared Berries

 


Tuesday, December 22, Holiday Trivia and Ugly Sweater Party with Mack Hennessey, 7:00 – 9:30pm
$40.00 per person (Trivia, Adult Hot Chocolate Bar and Light Bites)

Mack is back for some trivia fun at Leaning Ladder! Time to break out those ugly Christmas sweaters, grab some friends and put your holiday knowledge to the test! Join us for this fun night of trivia! Prizes for winning tables, and best dressed! This event will SELL OUT! Reserve your seats today!

 

 


Tuesday, January 5, Pizza Making Workshop with Chef Kyle, 6:30 – 9:00pm
$75.00 per person (Hands-On class)

Bring your appetite! Learn how to make an authentic pizza under the watchful eye of a professional chef. Stretch and top the dough with the finest local ingredients.

•  Italian Chicken Sausage, Broccoli Rabe, and San Marzano Pizza with Buffalo Mozzarella
•  Cast Iron Grilled Pizza with Kale and Spinach Pesto, Sweet Potato, and Goat Cheese
•  Soppressatta, Maple Balsamic Onion, and Fontina Pizza with Rosemary Fused Olive Oil

Enjoy your visual masterpieces and a satisfying meal among culinary admires!

 


Sunday, January 10, Family Fiesta at our Sunday Supper with Joanna, 3:30 – 5:30pm
$35.00 per person (Adult + Child Hands-On class)

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 lead by one of our talented and kid-friendly instructors, all food and non-alcoholic beverages and professional printed take-home recipes.

 


Wednesday, January 13, Japanese-Asian Sushi Making & Sake Tasting with Chef Sunisa, 6:30 – 9:00pm
$85.00 per person (Hands-On class)

Chef Sunisa will guide you in the art and enjoyment of sushi rolls, plus, enjoy the tastes and education surrounding a regional sake company out of Tennessee.  Experience Japanese Asian Fusion at its finest –along with the fine taste of Sake, plus, delicate Japanese Cucumber Salad, then, try rolling your own Tuna tataki and California rolls. Finish the evening with a sweet treat, before heading home.

 

 


Thursday, January 14, Beef Mastery with Chef Kyle, 7:00 – 9:30pm
$85.00 per person (Demonstration class)

In this class, we take a deep dive into all things beef. 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. To offset the relative ease of getting a ribeye right, we will also focus on a tougher cut of beef and why the modern method of sous vide reigns supreme when preparing the perfect flank steak. Lastly, we’ll cover the basics of sauce-making and how to make your beef stand out from the rest!

•  Reverse Seared Ribeye Filet with Rosemary Pink Peppercorn Compound Butter
•  Pan-Roasted Ribeye Spinalis with Beef Fat Roasted Potatoes
•  Sous Vide and Grilled Flank Steak with Argentine Chimichurri

 


Saturday, January 16, Hunter’s Braised Chicken with Chef Alan, 7:00 – 9:00pm
$69.00 per person (Demonstration class)

Chef Alan will begin with a Belgian endive leaves stuffed with candied roasted walnut, mandarin orange and crumbled blue cheese drizzled with a Leaning Ladder Balsamic glaze and garnished with minced chives. Followed by a Citrus salad dressed with a unique citrus tahini vinaigrette using Leaning Ladder Tangerine Balsamic and Lemon Fused Olive Oil. The entrée will feature bone in chicken thighs braised in a porcini mushroom, cremini mushroom, onion, red vermouth, San Marzano tomato, carrot, red wine and fresh herb broth. Served over a Leaning Ladder gourmet pasta. Leave room for dessert Red wine, port, star anise, cinnamon, thyme, vanilla bean and sugar poached pear halves topped with a dollop of whisked mascarpone and sugar then garnished with shaved dark chocolate.

 


Tuesday, January 19, Pizza Making Workshop with Chef Kyle, 6:30 – 9:00pm
$75.00 per person (Hands-On class)

Bring your appetite! Learn how to make an authentic pizza under the watchful eye of a professional chef. Stretch and top the dough with the finest local ingredients.

•  Italian Chicken Sausage, Broccoli Rabe, and San Marzano Pizza with Buffalo Mozzarella
•  Cast Iron Grilled Pizza with Kale and Spinach Pesto, Sweet Potato, and Goat Cheese
•  Soppressatta, Maple Balsamic Onion, and Fontina Pizza with Rosemary Fused Olive Oil

Enjoy your visual masterpieces and a satisfying meal among culinary admires!

 


Thursday, January 21, Asian Wonton Class with Chef Sunisa, 11:00am – 1:00pm
$59.00 per person (Hands-On class)

Learn to master some of the best Chinese restaurant treats with Chef Sunisa’s hands-on wonton experience. Guests will walk away with heightened knowledge and tricks to make their own wontons at home. Your lunch starts with Fried wontons filled with shrimp and pork, then a warm and comforting, Wonton soup, and to finish a fun and tasty Bubble Tea creation!

 

 


Thursday, January 21, Italian Delights with Chef Michelle, 6:30 – 9:00pm
$85.00 per person (Hands-On class)

Learn the craft of Homemade Gnocchi, and Ricotta cheese! Melt in your mouth Chicken Saltimbocca will accompany the gnocchi. Along with other Italian delights that will tempt your senses and satisfy your appetite.

 

 

 


Saturday, January 23, Paella Party with Chef Begona Stone, 6:30 – 9:00pm
$85.00 per person (Hands-On class)

Experience the visual art and the satisfying smells that is paella! During this paella party, your small group will roll up their sleeves and create a (vegetarian, meat or seafood) paella! Our vibrant instructor will guide you, and fill your spirit and bellies with this delicious meal. Meal to include: traditional Spanish starter, paella entree, and traditional lemon crema for dessert!

 

 


Thursday, January 28, Mediterranean Favorites with Chef Kyle, 7:00 – 9:30pm
$69.00 per person (Demonstration class)

This sweet and savory menu should not be missed! Baba Ganoush with Pomegranate, Yogurt, and Warm Pita, Chicken Tagine with Apricot and Sweet Pepper, Israeli Couscous with Preserved Lemon, Oregano, and Sumac and Pistachio Baklava Tartlets with Spiced Honey and Cream.

 

 


FEBRUARY

Wednesday, February 3, Shrimp Pad Thai with Chef Sunisa, 7:00 – 9:30pm
$69.00 per person (Hands-On class)

Enjoy this beloved street food dish found all over Thailand, Pad Thai! The name pad thai comes from the Thai word phàtthai, which means “Thai stir-fried food.” Chef Sunisa will help guide you as you learn about methods, and techniques to craft these recipes at home. Enjoy Spicy Shrimp Soup, mouthwatering Shrimp Pad Thai as your entree and flavorsome Rice Corn Pudding for dessert.

 

 


Thursday, February 4, Five Traditional Spanish Tapas with Chef Begona Stone, 7:00 – 9:30pm
$75.00 per person (Hands-On class)

Join Instructor Begona Stone for a night of traditional Spanish tapas in this hands-on class. She will help you work your way through a menu of five traditional tapas dishes to be prepared and served up among good company to bring out the best in any tapas night. Tapas are incredible little dishes with tons of personality, flavor, color and texture.

 

 


Sunday, February 7, Asian Take Out at our Sunday Supper with Joanna, 3:30 – 5:30pm
$35.00 per person (Adult + Child Hands-On class)

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 lead by one of our talented and kid-friendly instructors, all food and non-alcoholic beverages and professional printed take-home recipes.

 


Tuesday, February 9, Valentine’s – Worthy Desserts with Chef Kyle, 7:00 – 9:30pm
$69.00 per person (Hands-On class)

Learn how to make Valentine’s-worthy desserts to share with that special someone.

Discover how simple it is to craft both sweet and sinful desserts from scratch alongside your sweetie, friends or family as you celebrate Valentine’s Day!  This hands-on class led by Chef Kyle showcases a variety of confections to indulge in!

•  Complimentary Glass of Sparkling Wine
•  Vanilla Bean Soufflé
•  Apple Tarte Tatin with Champagne Sabayon
•  Chocolate Ganache Tart with Creme Chantilly and Fleur de Se

 


 

 

 

 


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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