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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.
Please review class policies and what to expect


Calendar of Upcoming Events and Cooking Classes


OCTOBER

Saturday, October 30, Murder Mystery Dinner Event, 6:30 – 9:30pm
$99 per person (Waitlisted)

Get ready for a glamorous evening of mystery, intrigue, and murder at this masquerade ball murder mystery party at Leaning Ladder. Guests will be a part of our Billionaires’ Club Annual Masquerade Ball and help get this soiree back on track by trading clues with other guests, gathering information, and solving the crime before the masked menace gets away! Evening wear, themed costumes, gowns, Venetian masks, suits, and tuxes are optional!

 

Menu to Include:
Leaning Ladder Mixed Green Salad with Roasted Beets & Encrusted Goat Cheese Bite

 

( Please select one main course prior to event ) 
Braised Red Wine Short Ribs served over Creamy Vegetable Risotto
Sauteed Garlic Herb Shrimp served over Creamy Vegetable Risotto
Vegetarian Option: Creamy Vegetable Risotto

 

Sponge Cake topped with Balsamic Drenched Strawberries and Whipped Mascarpone

Cash Wine Bar or B.Y.O.B

 

For a killer good time make your reservations today!

 


NOVEMBER

Tuesday, November 2, Cookbook Launch with Tonya Morgan, 6:00 – 9:00pm
$69.00 pp Ticket Includes: 4 course showcased menu, plus, meet and greet with author.
$99.00 pp Ticket Includes: Hardcopy Cookbook plus, the above included in $69.00 ticket.
(Demonstration class)

Author Tonya Morgan’s new cookbook “The Executive Cook: Weeknight Cook—Weekend Entertainer” is the perfect guide for those looking to expand their culinary capabilities. Your Fall Inspired Menu Awaits You! Join Tonya as she prepares a beautiful meal and shares stories and insights from her new book.

6:00 – 6:30pm Meet & Greet with the Author/Cookbook Signing

6:30pm Dinner Starts

Menu to Include:

  • Pear and Blue Cheese Tart with Port Drizzle
  • Creamy French Onion & Goat Cheese Soup
  • Sweet Potato Ravioli with Chicken, Apples & Marsala Cream Sauce
  • Apple Pie Biscoff Cheesecake & Caramel Pumpkin Truffle

 

 

 


Leaning Ladder’s 2nd Annual Holiday Pop Up Shop

Friday, November 5, 5:00 – 9:00pm
Saturday, November 6, 11:00am – 5:00pm

Join us, and an invited group of local artisan crafters / vendors to our  studio space at Leaning Ladder for a special holiday pop up shop experience. Free to shop, lite bites and wine available for purchase. Come meet and shop a variety of products and gifts, just in time for holiday gifting!

 

Also a perfect time to shop Leaning Ladder and create a one-of-a-kind Gift or Custom Basket for that foodie on your list!

 

 

 

 

 

 


Sunday, November 7, Tour of Italy 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.

 


Tuesday, November 9, Friendsgiving Wine Dinner with Chef Kyle, 7:00 – 9:30pm
$99.00 per person (Wine Tasting & Education, plus, 5 Course Interactive Chef Tasting Menu)

Sit, Sip, Learn and Eat

Amazing food combinations, paired with 5 spectacular  wines perfect for the Thanksgiving table. Enjoy the stories and science behind these wines and the food that supports them.
Wine Tasting & Education, 5 Course Interactive Chef Tasting Menu and Special Pricing for Additional Bottles Purchased that Night.

1st Course
Riesling
Tomato Broth, Georgia Peanut, Sambal, Sweet Potato

2nd Course
Cigare Blanc
Scallop, Miso Bagna Cauda, Polenta

3rd Course
Red Blend
Lamb Tagine, Couscous, Apricot

4th Course
Beaujolais
Raw Strawberry, Beaujolais Sabayon

5th Course
Lambrusco
Modena Bensone, Chocolate and Hazelnut, Olive Oil Gelato

 


Wednesday, November 10, North East Thailand Cooking with Chef Sunisa, 7:00 – 9:30pm
$79.00 per person (Hands-On class)

Thai food is renowned for its pungent sauces, spicy chilies, and a flavorful experience in every bite. It isn’t often in the spotlight but it certainly has its own die-hard fans who will travel far for real authentic Thai food made right. Chef Sunisa has put together a crowd-pleasing menu should not be missed! Welcome to Northeastern Thailand!

Menu to Include:

Som -Tum  Papaya Salad
Labb- Ground Pork Salad
Thai Grill Steak with Sticky Rice

 


Thursday, November 11, Eclairs, Cream Puffs & Gougeres with Chef Michelle, 6:30 – 9:30pm (3+ hour class)
$89.00 per person (Hands-On Workshop)

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. This is a workshop hands-on style class, no additional food besides the Eclairs will be made / served, please plan accordingly. Coffee / Tea Bar will be available.

Techniques covered:

  • Making a proper pate a choux
  • Piping cream puffs, eclairs, and choquettes
  • Savory version – Gougeres
  • Vanilla pastry cream
  • Ganache

 


Friday, November 12, Paella Party with Chef Begona, 7:00 – 9:30pm
$89.00 per person (Demonstration class)

A true show-stopper Spanish meal! 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 Crema

 


Sunday, November 14, Friendsgiving at our Sunday Supper with Joanna, 3:30 – 5:30pm
$35.00 per family member (Child + Adult Cooking Class) (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 led by one of our talented and kid-friendly instructors, all food and non-alcoholic beverages and professional printed take-home recipes.

 


Tuesday, November 16, The Wonderful Wonton with Chef Sunisa, 7:00 – 9:30pm
$79.00 per person (Hands-On class)

There is no English equivalent to the noodle known as wonton. It translates literally as “swallow clouds, ” and when made properly, the description is apt. This class will show you the very versatile and wonderful wonton, as Chef Sunisa guides you, and you prepare a wonderful wonton feast.

Menu to Include:

Fried wonton with sweet spicy dipping sauce
Wonton soup with homemade chicken stock
Banana and Coconut fried wonton with drizzling of sweet milk

 


Wednesday, November 17, Thanksgiving Entertaining with Chef Megan, 7:00 – 9:30pm
$75.00 per person (Demonstration class)

Just in time for Thanksgiving entertaining! Chef Megan brings you some of her favorite plant powered recipes. If you haven’t taken a class with Chef Megan of Healthy Eating 101 you are in for a treat! Her motto is Real Food, Real Fun. She shares and teaches how to eat more foods that naturally grow from earth, to use minimally processed and fewer prepackaged foods, and how to incorporate fresh foods including natural fats that are low in sodium and free of high-fructose corn syrup and artificial ingredients.

Menu to Include:

  • Simple Sweet Potato Soup
  • Roasted Beet and Feta Salad with Roasted Walnut Vinaigrette
  • Savory Roasted Chicken with Herb Drizzle
  • Carrot Cake Bliss Balls

 


Sunday, November 21, Spanish Brunch with Chef Begona, 12:00 – 2:30pm
$79.00 per person (Demonstration class)

Spanish Brunch menu to Include:

  • Pincho de tortilla de patata con cebolla confitada en pan rústico

(Potato tortilla, with candied/caramelized onion served on rustic bread)

  • Revuelto de setas, manchego y gambas

(Fresh farm eggs scramble with mushrooms, manchego cheese and garlic shrimp)

  • Torrijas al vino y miel de flores

(Spanish french toast cooked with red Spanish wine and local honey. Served with freshly made whipped
cream / condensed milk with fresh berries)

  • Complimentary Sparkling Cava Mimosa and Coffee / Tea Service

 


Sunday, November 28, Macaron Making Workshop with Chef Michelle, 12:00 – 3:00pm
$89.00 per person (Hands-On Workshop)

Macaron Making Workshop with Chef Michelle, learn the art and science of making macarons like a professional Parisian pastry chef. You will hone the basic techniques and simplify the steps to crafting these delicious treats at home. And before you know it, you’ll be biting past the crisp but chewy outer shell and giving yourself a pat on the back for a job well done. This is a workshop hands-on style class, no additional food besides the Macarons will be made / served, please plan accordingly. Coffee / Tea Bar will be available.

Flavors of Macarons will include:

● Pumpkin Spice Macs with cheesecake filling
● Pistachio Macs with white chocolate & rosewater ganache

 


Tuesday, November 30, Beyond the Mother Sauces with Chef Kyle: Expanding Your French Saucemaking Repertoire, 7:00 – 9:30pm
$85.00 per person (Demonstration class)

In French cooking, there are “mother sauces” that act as the base for hundreds of different variations. In this class, we’ll explore the techniques behind these important supporting players. Chef Kyle will show you how to build confidence in the kitchen as you learn techniques that will bring you some winning sauces and recipes for your next dinner party!

Menu to Include:

-Vegetable Crudité with Saffron Rouille and Provençal Pistou
-Boeuf au Poivre with Brandy Cream Pan Sauce
-Profiteroles with Vanilla Bean Créme Patissiere and Dark Chocolate Ganache

 


DECEMBER

Tuesday, December 7, The Holiday Table Wine Dinner with Chef Kyle, 7:00 – 9:30pm
$99.00 per person (Wine Tasting & Education, plus, 5 Course Interactive Chef Tasting Menu)

Sit, Sip, Learn and Eat with Chef Kyle and Clay Shannon Wines

Amazing food combinations, paired with 5 spectacular wines perfect for your upcoming holiday table. Enjoy the stories and science behind these wines and the food that supports them.
Wine Tasting & Education, 5 Course Interactive Chef Tasting Menu and Special Pricing for Additional Bottles Purchased that Night.

Menu to Include:

1st Course
{Sauvignon Blanc}
Apple Terrine, Citrus Emulsion, Arugula

2nd Course
{Chardonnay}
Smoked Pumpkin Risotto, Pancetta

3rd Course
{Pinot Noir}
Beetroot Cavatelli, Bourbon Cherry & Duck Fat Jus, Crispy Shallots

4th Course
{Cabernet Sauvignon}
Ribeye, Cured Yolk, Cabernet, Parsley

5th Course
{Petite Syrah}
Pomegranate Mousse, Dark Chocolate Gelato, Maldon Salt

 


Wednesday, December 8, Pasta & Gnocchi 101 with Chef Michelle, 6:30 – 9:30pm
$89.00 per person (Hands-On class)

This menu says it all! Don’t miss this Pasta & Gnocchi 101 Hands-On class with Chef Michelle! You are in for a real treat that will transport you to your happy place, a kitchen filled with the smells of sauce, creamy homemade ricotta cheese, and delicious homemade pasta! WOW!

Homemade Pasta all’Amatriciana

● Homemade pasta
● Amatriciana sauce: tomatoes, pancetta, onions, red wine, red pepper flakes
Ricotta Gnocchi Gnudi with Brown Butter & Sage
● Homemade ricotta cheese
● Gnocchi gnudi

 


Thursday, December 9, Favorite Plant Powered Recipes with Chef Megan, 7:00 – 9:30pm
$75.00 per person (Demonstration class)

Chef Megan brings you some of her favorite plant powered recipes. If you haven’t taken a class with Chef Megan of Healthy Eating 101 you are in for a treat! Her motto is Real Food, Real Fun. She shares and teaches how to eat more foods that naturally grow from earth, to use minimally processed and fewer prepackaged foods, and how to incorporate fresh foods including natural fats that are low in sodium and free of high-fructose corn syrup and artificial ingredients.

Menu to Include:

  • Garden Butternut Squash Soup
  • Avocado Arugula Salad
  • Chicken Shwarma
  • Nutty Pear Crumble with Cashew Crème

 


Friday, December 10, Paella Party with Chef Begona, 7:00 – 9:30pm
$89.00 per person (Demonstration class)

A true show-stopper Spanish meal! 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 Crema

 


Sunday, December 12, Festive Ho Ho Holiday 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.

 


Monday, December 13, 2nd Annual Holiday Trivia and Ugly Sweater Party at Leaning Ladder, 7:00pm
$45.00 per person

Trivia, Adult Hot Chocolate Bar and Light Festive 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 too! This event will SELL OUT! Reserve your seats today! 678-401-2609

Menu to Include: Deluxe Hot Coco Bar (Alcoholic & Non-Alcoholic), Butter Bean Hummus and Spinach & Artichoke Dip served with Toasted Baguettes, Festive Antipasto Skewers, and a Holiday Cookie Platter.

 

 

 

 

 


Tuesday, December 14, Brunch Fare for the Holidays with Chef Kyle, 7:00 – 9:30pm
$85.00 per person (Hands-On class)

Brunch Fare for the Holidays, Chef Kyle will teach you how to master the art of brunch with a holiday twist. Follow along as he guides you through creating four these delectable dishes, enjoy a complimentary holiday Mimosa with your class!

Menu to Include:

-Shakshuka with Crusty Bread
-Gingerbread French Toast Strata
-Cranberry Sauce Oat Bars with Whipped Yogurt

 


Thursday, December 23, Holiday Seafood Feast with Chef Begona, 6:30 – 9:00pm
$99.00 per person (Demonstration class)

Holiday Seafood Feast menu to include:

  • Sparkling Glass of Cava to Cheers to the Holidays
  • Huevos Rellenos (Stuffed eggs with tuna in olive oil and topped with caviar)
  • Marinated Red Roasted Peppers with Boquerones on Toasted Banquette Slices
  • Galician Octopus marinated in Spanish Paprika and Leaning Ladder Olive Oil
  • Asturias Cider Cod in a Shrimp Bechamel Sauce
  • Sweet Treat to Top it all Off (Spanish Cookie)

 


Tuesday, December 28, Winter in Tuscany with Chef Kyle, 7:00 – 9:30pm
$89.00 per person (Hands-On class)

Winter in Tuscany with Chef Kyle. Let’s explore the regional tastes and comfort with this beautiful menu. Chef Kyle will guide you in creating authentic recipes perfect for the season! Don’t miss this culinary adventure!

Menu to Include:

-Red Cabbage Salad with Cranberry, Pear, and Gorgonzola
-Prosciutto-Wrapped Pork Tenderloin with Sage
-Orzo Cacio e Pepe
-Chocolate Hazelnut Crema with Espresso Ganache

 


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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