Cooking Classes

Uncork your inner chef in AWS’ state of-the-art demonstration kitchen with diverse classes & series like Southern Comfort, Global Cooking & Wine Pairings, Fusion Flavors and Entertaining with Ease. Every class features professional chef instruction, hands-on cooking and a multi-course meal with wines paired to perfection by your own personal sommelier.

Classes, Events & Gifts

Global Cooking & Wine Pairing Series: Alsatian Sensations

Discover the French way of cooking in this regional class featuring the German influenced region of Eastern France. It’s no secret that France is one of the world’s most prestigious culinary destinations. Take a journey with our Chef to the kitchens of regional France, studying the ingredients and dishes that sets Alsatian cuisine apart from the rest of Europe. Chef will show you how to create classic Alsatian dishes and pair them with traditional wine from the region.

$79.00

Global Cooking & Wine Pairing Series: Authentic Argentina

Travel to Argentina for this one-of-a-kind Cuisine & Wine experience!

$79.00

Global Cooking & Wine Pairing Series: Flavors of France

Journey with us to France for an enchanting evening and culinary tour of one of the most romantic gastronomic countries in the world. Learn how to effortlessly prepare sumptuous French favorites using classic techniques and fresh ingredients. Indulge your senses with authentic dishes paired to perfection with regional wines while your French chef delights you with stories, tips and the secret to the creamiest most decadent potatoes. Bon appetit!

$79.00

Global Cooking & Wine Pairing Series: French Steak House Classics

Why go out to dinner when you can learn how to prepare your favorite Steak House classics at home! Come experience the exquisite and decadent flavors of French cuisine, Atlanta Wine School style. Your Chef Instructor will teach you how to cook a typical three-course steak bistro dinner with French techniques and twists and pair your incredible creations perfectly with wine. Date night will never be the same!

$89.00

Global Cooking & Wine Pairing Series: Modern Mediterranean

Come discover why the Mediterranean diet and lifestyle is all the rage. Not only is this delicious fusion of flavors from the hottest regions of Greece, France, Catalonia, Southern Italy and Israel sinfully delicious, but Mediterranean cuisine is also known for being extremely healthful. Join Chef as she shows you how the simple pleasures of the Mediterranean are the secret to a long, happy and healthy life. 

$79.00

Global Cooking & Wine Pairing Series: Northern Italian Classics

Whisk away your significant other to Northern Italy for an unforgettable evening! Learn a few tricks in the kitchen and create classic Italian dishes from recipes just like Mama used to make.

$79.00

Global Cooking & Wine Pairing Series: Parisian Bistro Classics

Take a journey to the City of Light and delight yourself with the comforting flavors of the cuisine and lush wine of romantic France. Your Chef will guide you as you prepare a three course meal inspired by the most decadent of traditional Parisian dishes paired with regional wines. Indulge in this ultimate comfort French menu with your favorite someone and learn how to bring a taste of France into your own home with Chef’s culinary tips and secrets. 

$79.00

Global Cooking & Wine Pairing Series: Spanish Splendor

Join us as we journey to Spain for an unforgettable evening of regional cuisine prepared masterfully by you, and paired with Spanish wines by your own personal sommelier. 

$79.00

Global Cooking & Wine Pairing Series: Summer in Santorini

Opa! Sail through the Mediterranean sea exploring the beautiful, bold flavors of the Greek Isles. Learn traditional Greek techniques incorporating fresh herbs, local produce and the famous trinity of Mediterranean cuisine: olive oil, wheat and wine. Discover the tantalizing flavors and wines of Greece and learn how to effortlessly re-create the essence of the Mediterranean life at home. 

$79.00

Global Cooking & Wine Pairing Series: Taste of Portugal

One of the best kept secrets in the culinary world, Portuguese cuisine is characterized by its use of fresh seafood, world class olive oils, cheeses, cured hams and its tantalizing desserts, not to mention its world famous dessert wines, Port and Madeira. The flavors of Portuguese cuisine are as diverse as the culture, wines and traditions of the Iberian peninsula, but one thing is constant: the love of good, fresh food and wonderful regional wines. Experience the magic of Portugal for yourself with an unforgettable culinary feast for the senses!

$79.00

Global Cooking & Wine Pairing Series: Under the Tuscan Sun

Experience the Tuscan way of life and cuisine through delicious dishes prepared with fresh seasonal produce and quality local ingredients. Your Chef will teach you about the delightful aspects of Italian regional cooking, culture and wine. Learn how to transform rustic ingredients into an authentic Italian feast. Come experience the magic and rhythm of life under the Tuscan sun.

$79.00

Southern Comfort Series: Down Home Cooking

Join us for a Southern inspired culinary feast and learn how to easily whip up your favorite down home dishes with our simple recipes and instruction. Your Chef will make a Southern cooking master out of you and your own personal Sommelier will show you how to expertly pair wines with your comfort favorites.

$79.00

Southern Comfort Series: Easter Down South

Join us for a Southern-inspired Easter feast, and learn how to effortlessly whip up traditional holiday dishes with our simple recipes and instruction. Take your Easter brunch or dinner to new levels with Chef’s culinary tips and tricks so you can spend more time entertaining family and friends and less time in the kitchen! Her crowd-pleasing recipes will help you plan the perfect feast, whether you’re entertaining a table of 4 or 24. In addition to learning the secrets to perfectly moist baked ham, Chef will provide you with some make-ahead strategies, menu planning and hosting ideas so you can make the most of your holiday celebration.

$79.00

Southern Comfort Series: For the Love of Bacon

Bacon makes everything better! This class will push that popular saying to the limits with a four course Southern-style menu honoring the humble pork belly. Take a journey with Chef Melissa through the wonderful world of bacon and discover jut how versatile and utterly delicious meat candy can be. 

$79.00

Southern Comfort Series: Georgia Grown

Join Chef Melissa for a Southern-style feast featuring the exceptional flavors of Georgia. With our simple recipes and instruction, you’ll learn how to effortlessly whip up delectable dishes made with fresh, seasonal produce and local products like Emily G’s homemade jams and sauces. Once you discover how easy it is to create a Southern-inspired feast, you’ll want to share your passion for cooking and pride for local products with family and friends.

$79.00

Southern Comfort Series: Home for the Holidays

Join Chef Melissa for a holiday feast, Southern-style, and learn how to effortlessly whip up traditional holiday dishes with our simple recipes and instruction. Take your holiday dinners to new levels with Chef Melissa’s culinary tips and tricks so you can spend more time entertaining family and friends and less time in the kitchen! Her crowd-pleasing recipes will help you plan the perfect feast, whether you’re entertaining a table of 4 or 24. In addition to learning the secrets to perfectly moist turkey, Chef Melissa will provide you with some make-ahead strategies, menu planning and hosting ideas so you can make the most of your holiday

$79.00

Southern Comfort Series: Light & Healthy Y'all!

Who says comfort food can't be healthy too? Chef Melissa will show you how to make Southern favorites totally guilt-free with simple recipes that are guaranteed to soothe your soul and satisfy your down home cravings. Southern cooking has never been more wholesome, nourishing and utterly delicious! With these mouth-watering dishes that are packed with real Southern flavors, you'll have no problem keeping those New Year healthy-eating resolutions. 

$79.00

Southern Comfort Series: New Orleans Style

New Orleans is a unique melting pot of culture, music and cuisine steeped in a history of influences from all over Europe and the Caribbean. Join us on a culinary adventure through the Big Easy and learn the difference between Cajun and Creole cuisine and the “holy trinity” of Louisiana cooking as we explore the rich ingredients, unique methods and traditional dishes of this incredible spirited city. From flavorful one-pot Cajun creations to classic French-inspired Creole techniques, this class will have you saying “Laissez les bons temps rouler!”

$79.00

Southern Comfort Series: Succulent Seafood

From the bayous of Louisiana to the coasts of the Lowcountry, no one does soulful seafood quite like Chef Melissa! In this class, you'll learn to prepare several essentially Southern dishes served with a side of history, cooking techniques and authentic regional recipes that you can easily re-create at home. These tried and true Southern favorites are a necessary addition to your culinary repertoire!

$79.00

Southern Comfort Series: Taste of Charleston

Join us for an evening in Charleston, the culinary and foodie destination of the deep South. Known for its own unique style of Southern cuisine, Charleston's long standing cultural traditions define the unique preparations of the Low Country harvest. In this class, you'll learn to prepare several traditional low country dishes served with a side of history using simple cooking techniques and authentic regional recipes that you can easily re-create at home. 

$79.00

Volunteer Assistant Orientation

Each year we host hundreds of classes and private events, from wine appreciation and wine certification programs, to international food and wine pairing classes and hands-on cooking classes. The dedicated group of loyal volunteers that supports our VV staff helps us keep things running efficiently and smoothly. The success of this vibrant program has also been critical to the growth of Atlanta Wine School allowing us to continue to provide our customers with the level of variety and excellence that they’ve come to expect from us.