Foodie Events and other Fun

Wine Tasting - meet and greet - Tuesday April 15 3-5 pm FREE EVENT
Piero Sobrero, owner of Antica Cantina le Lodole vineyards will be visiting The Cook's Station from Piemonte, Italy. He will be sharing some of the finest wines in Italy with us. Please drop by between 3 and 5 pm for a wine tasting and a chance to meet Piero. 

Sushi 101 Cooking Class Tuesday, April 15th 6-8 pm (adult/hands-on)
Chef Chico is back with a sushi 101. This class is for the beginner or for the lover of sushi. You will create 3 sushi rolls with the guide of Chef Chico. Menu to include California Roll, Spicy Crab Roll, and a Vegetable Temaki. $40/person info@thecooksstation.com

Book Signing with Patricia Moore-Pastides "Greek Revival from the Garden Tuesday April 22nd  6-8 pm
We are so excited to have the First Lady of the University of South Carolina, Patricia Moore-Pastides with us introducing her new cookbook "Greek Revival from the Garden".  Get the new cookbook, meet Patricia, and  sample some of her delicious recipes.
$5/person deposit to reserve your book. Call the store to sign up! info@thecooksstation.com
“Patricia Moore-Pastides’s Greek Revival from the Garden is a new kind of book – a family cookbook that shows adults and young adults how to grow and transform food into delicious, nutritious meals. Here are superb Mediterranean-inspired recipes and instructions for growing that are reassuring and expert. But more than simply a cookbook or a gardening primer, it’s a guide to living more fully, more completely, in today’s kitchens”                                   Matt Lee and Ted Lee  

Pasta 101 Cooking Class Thursday, April 24th  6-8 pm (adult/hands-on)SOLD OUT
This class is for the pasta lover in all of us. Come and see how easy it is to make your own fresh pasta. You’ll never go back to the boxed stuff again! Chef Mary Katherine will  help you create a meal of Homemade Ricotta, Stuffed Ravioli, Spaghetti Carbonara, and Fried Ravioli w/ Chocolate Filling $40/person info@thecooksstation.com

Mother / Daughter Tea Cooking Class Monday, April 28th 6-8 pm (semi hands-on)
Remember having tea with your Mom or daughter and that little toy tea set? Sometimes filled with kool-aid, or an oreo in the little pink plate?  Join Chef Teryi Youngblood along with her daughter and Mother  for this special cooking class where we celebrate that special bond between Mothers and Daughters which often blossomed in the kitchen. We will create several heavy appetizers elaborate enough to serve at the most "fanciest" of tea parties. Menu TBA. Great Mothers Day Gift! $40/personinfo@thecooksstation.com

Professional Knife Sharpening, Monday, April 28th

Bring your knives to The Cook's Station prior to this date. Knives will be ready eod. Prices vary. 

Macarons Cookie Cooking Class Wednesday,May 14th 6-8 pm (adult/hands-on)
A French treat big on sophistication! Join Linsday Marsoun, owner of Amour de Macaron, in our kitchen as we learn the techniques of making the perfect French Macarons.  A light chef salad will be served during this class. $40/personPlease register me for the Macaron Cooking Class

Back to the Basics “How to cook dinner without crying” Part One - Basic Sauces/Marinades, and Knife Skills Thursday May 15th  6-8 pm (adult/hands-on) Chef Tracie Schumacher
Learn to create marinades and salad dressings using simple ingredients to turn bland chicken, fruits and vegetables into something spectacular.  Students will also learn basic knife-handling skills to prep the final dishes. The menu is Quinoa Tabouli Salad, Grilled Tropical Chicken w/Citrus Gastrique and Creme Brulee. $40/person info@thecooksstation.com

Front Porch Southern Classics Cooking Class Chef Cynthia Williams Monday May 19th 6-8 pm (adult/hands-on)
Remember summer breezes, a fresh cold fruity drink in your hand while swinging on the front porch swing? This was the time when we welcomed neighbors and friends to come and “sit a spell” with us. Close your eyes and be transported back to another time as we enjoy some front porch cooking at its best. Menu includes cowboy caviar, pimento cheese,  cast iron flatbread, homegrown organic tomatoes stuffed with caribbean chicken salad and sour cream pound cake with citrus topping. $40/personPlease register me for May 19 Front Porch Class

Grilling the Classic Burger Celebrity Style Cooking Class Thursday, May 22nd 6-8 pm (adult/semi hands-on)
Celebrity chefs have recently been coming up with their own version of the clasic Grilled Hamburger. Join in on the fun with Chef Lonnie Gilbert as he shows us how to turn the boring grilled hamburger into your own backyard classic, along with some grilling tips. Menu Southwestern Burger, Tomato Burger, and a BBQ Burger. Come hungry, the burger wars are on!  $40/personPlease register me for May 22 class

Spanish Tapas Cooking Class Chef Alba Sunyer Tuesday May 27th 6-8 pm (Hands-on)
Tapas + Wine = A Foodies Ritual for Unwinding at the End of the Day!  Alba Sunyer has a passion for bringing Spanish cuisine to the American people, in this class you will work side by side with Alba as she shares with us  Spain’s Tiny Treasures . Some of the recipes are still used in her families restaurant in Barcelona. Menu $40/personPlease register me for the Spanish Tapas cooking Class

Girls Night Out Cooking Class Chef Cynthia Williams Thursday, May 29th 6-8 pm (adult/hands-on)
Grab your girlfriend and come join the fun. We’ll be cooking with Chef Cynthia, Angel biscuits w/ chicken patties and tomato jam. rice wraps filled w/spinach & goat cheese with cucumber dill sauce for dipping. And a special treat for that sweet tooth – toffee brownies.  $40/personPlease register me for the Girls Night Out Cooking Class May 29th

Sushi 101 Cooking Class Tuesday, June 3rd 6-8 pm (hands-on)
Chef Chico is back with a sushi 101. This class is for the beginner or for the lover of sushi. You will create 3 sushi rolls with the guide of Chef Chico. Menu to include California Roll, Spicy Crab Roll, and a Vegetable Temaki. $40/person Please register me for June 3rd Sushi

Veggie's only (Vegan-eating good food with great flavor) Cooking Class Tuesday, June 10th (semi/hands-on)
Many vegans worry over protein intake and a lack of variety in their diets, Chef Nelo’s cuisine possess a wide array of nutrient-filled dishes that meet both vegan and vegetarian standards. All of Chef Nelo’s dishes are seasoned and prepared with many healthy and delicious spices. Menu Shar Nakhut (Chickpea salad w/ chatnee), Challau, Okra, Kidney Bean Korma, Green Raisin & Almond.  $40/personPlease register me for the veggie's only (Vegan) Cooking Class

 Pasta 101 Cooking Class Thursday, June 12th (adults/hands-on)  6-8 pm
This class is for the pasta lover in all of us. Come and see how easy it is to make your own fresh pasta. You’ll never go back to the boxed stuff again! Chef Mary Katherine will  help you create a meal of Homemade Ricotta, Stuffed Ravioli, Spaghetti Carbonara, and Fried Ravioli w/ Chocolate Filling $40/person Please register me for Pasta 101