Tuesday, August 6, 2013

What's new in Charlotte cooking classes?

Looking for things you can learn? Here are a couple of resources to know:

Alyssa Gorelick, the former chef at the Central Avenue vegetarian restaurant Fern, is getting ready to open a new cooking school, Chef Alyssa's Kitchen, at Atherton Mill & Market, 2104 South Blvd.

Gorelick will offer classes at five skill levels for up to 20 people on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings. The focus is on sustainable cooking using local produce.

The opening schedule: Healthy Southern Classics, 6:30 p.m. Aug. 21, $55; Vegetarian at Heart, 6:30 pm. Sept. 12, $60; Hearty Italian Dishes, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 18, $60; and Party Platters, 7 p.m. Sept. 24, $55. 

Gorelick also will offer private classes that can be scheduled separately. For the schedule and other news, sign up for a newsletter at www.chefalyssaskitchen.com.

Kabuto Lake Norman, 16516 Northcross Dr. in Huntersville, offers beginner sushi-making classes for $29.95. The next one is this Sunday, Aug. 11, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Bring a knife and small cutting board and expect to leave with leftovers. The class is $29.95 and registration is required by calling 704-655-0077.


Anonymous said...

Wow this is so exciting! Alyssa's food at Fern was always so good and healthy, and I was wondering where she went to after she left Fern. I can't wait to try a class and learn from her!