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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.



Saturday, November 28, Mixed Seafood / Meat Paella with Chef Begoña Stone, 6:00 – 8:30pm
$75.00 per person (Demonstration class)

Come experience a true show-stopper Spanish meal. In this class, you will experience the visual art of making paella and learn tips for recreating delicious paella at home, a meal that’s sure to impress all your friends and family. 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. Meal to include: Zesty Manchego and Jalapeño Jelly starter, mixed seafood / meat paella entree, and traditional lemon crema for dessert!



Thursday, December 3, Sensational Holiday Appetizers with chef Melissa, 7:00 – 9:30pm
$79.00 per person (Hands-On class)

Goat Cheese & Pistachio Truffles with Jalapeno Honey & Rosemary Skewers
Brussels Sliders with Candied Walnuts, Brie, Prosciutto and Balsamic
Deviled Crab, Artichoke & Boursin Gourgeres
Lobster Dumplings
Crispy Pork Belly & Marinated Melon



Saturday, December 5, Buche de Noel, aka Yule Log with Chef Michelle, 6:00 – 8:30pm
$79.00 per person (Hands-On class)

Buche de Noel is the French name for a Christmas cake shaped like a log. This one is a heavenly flourless chocolate cake rolled with chocolate whipped cream. Traditionally, Buche de Noel is decorated with confectioners’ sugar to resemble snow on a Yule log. Light bites will be provided while you work on your masterpieces. Small groups will work to create stunning logs, and enjoy a slice that night, or to take home!



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.


Thursday, December 10, 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.




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!






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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