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.
Please review class policies and what to expect

Calendar of Upcoming Events and Cooking Classes




Saturday, June 4, Paella with Begona Stone, 6:30 – 9:00pm
$89.00 per person (Demonstration class)

Our Paella Party is a true show-stopper, this Spanish meal should not be missed. Enjoy the visual art of making paella and learn tips for recreating delicious paella at home. This cooking class is about more than recipes—it’s about techniques, and immersing yourself in the culture it stems from. Our vibrant instructor will guide you, and fill your spirit and bellies with this delicious meal.

Menu to Include:

Traditional Spanish Tapas (Small plates)
Mixed Seafood / Meat Paella
Traditional Lemon Cream Dessert


Thursday, June 9, Mastering Asian Rice with Chef Sunisa, 7:00 – 9:30pm
$75.00 per person (Hands-On class)

Mastering Asian Rice. Oh, rice…. A versatile ingredient that can be added to a humble makeover of leftovers, or a fancy carrier of the most expensive ingredients. Join Chef Sunisa as she helps you explore rice in all forms, and instructs you to apply them in creating successful recipes in the kitchen.

Menu to include:

Sticky Rice with Labb Pork
Traditional Fried Rice
Sweet Rice with Seasonal Fresh Mango


Tuesday, June 14, Summer in Tuscany with Chef Kyle, 7:00 – 9:30pm
$85.00 per person (Demonstration class)

Summer in Tuscany, the modern Italian kitchen takes authentic Old-World flavors and elevates them with creative reinterpretations and restaurant-style techniques.  In this class, Chef Kyle will show you the tips and tricks that chefs are using to bring the classics into the 21st century.

Menu to Include:

-Tomato and Burrata Salad with Crostini and Creamy Basil Vinaigrette

-Sous Vide Bistecca Fiorentina with Rosemary-Tomato Agrodolce

-Polenta with Sweet Corn and Mascarpone

-Caramelized Marsala Pear Crostata


Friday, June 17, Tamales with Chef Oakley, 7:00 – 9:30pm
$85.00 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 enjoy a refreshing cocktail. Then, try your hand at making tamales, with meat or non-meat fillings and Mexican street corn salad. Lastly, enjoy a chocolate lava cake for dessert.

Menu to Include:

Cantaritos Cocktail with Chips & Salsa Bar
Tamales (Black Bean, Beef and Cheese)
Mexican Street Corn Salad
Mexican Chocolate Lava Cake


Saturday, June 18, Meatloaf with Chef Alan, 6:30 – 9:00pm
$75.00 per person (Demonstration class)

NOT YOUR EVERY DAY MEATLOAF! Chef Alan will dazzle you with this satisfying meal. Enjoy perfectly prepared starter courses, with a next level meatloaf recipe that you will want to make time and time again.

Menu to Include:

Tomato and Feta Bruschetta
Lacinato Kale Salad with Croutons
Red Wine Glazed Meatloaf with Potato Gratin
Strawberry Puff Pastry Cups


Tuesday, June 21, Perfect Pork Loin! with Chef Kyle, 7:00 – 9:30pm
$79.00 per person (Demonstration class)

Perfect Pork Loin! Allow Chef Kyle to prepare a showstopper of a meal that could easily be recreated in your home kitchen. A gourmet, restaurant quality feast awaits you!
Menu to Include:
Charred Avocado Salad with Orange, Manchego, and Sherry Vinaigrette
Pimenton-Spiced Pork Loin
Creamy Sofrito Farro
Tarta de Santiago


Wednesday, June 22, Plant Power with Chef Megan, 7:00 – 9:30pm
$75.00 per person (Demonstration class)

Chef Megan’s classes make for a fun and interactive experience using plant power! She will create delicious and nutritious clean eating treats! For those of you who keep or aspire to a Plant Focused Lifestyle – this is your class!


Menu to Include:


Baby Greens and Toasted Pumpkin Seeds with a Blackberry Vinaigrette
Basil Walnut Pesto with Zucchini Zoodles & Black Bean Herb Burger with Avocado puree
Grilled Sweet Potato Wedges
Banana No Scream with Shaved Dark Chocolate and Pecans



Saturday, July 16, Summer Grilling with Chef Alan, 6:30 – 9:00pm
$79.00 per person (Demonstration class) (Waitlisted) 

Level up your summer fun with Chef Alan as he prepares delicious summer grilled recipes for you.

Menu to Include:

  • Citrus grilled shrimp on a skewer
  • Fresh peach and tomato salad over top baby greens
  • Herbed grilled steak with twice baked stuffed potato
  • Mini blueberry pies



Saturday, August 20, Baked Chicken Milanese with Chef Alan, 6:30 – 9:00pm
$79.00 per person (Demonstration class)

Chef Alan is at it again, a positively perfect evening at Leaning Ladder with this mouth-watering menu! Sit back, relax and enjoy!
Menu to Include:
Puff Pastry Empanadas
Chilled Peach and Cantaloupe Soup
Baked Chicken Milanese with Heirloom Tomato Salad
Fresh Marinated Plum and Raspberry Bowls with Whipped Cream


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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