One quarter of the year has already passed, and if one of your New Year’s resolutions was to learn how to cook, or how to cook something, then you are in luck! Thanks to the growing culinary scene in Richmond, there are a multitude of opportunities for you to try your hand at cooking instruction. Whether through housewares stores including Williams-Sonoma at Short Pump Town Center or Sur La Table at Stony Point Fashion Park, private cooking classes at Mise En Place in Shockoe Slip or at Kitchen Thyme, Richmond’s newest culinary incubator, the choices for April are endless! Here are some highlights:
Kitchen Thyme, 7801-25 West Broad Street, 804.396.2665, www.kitchenthymerva.com – Springtime Hors d’Oeuvres with Tammy Brawley of the Green Kitchen Cooking School (April 19, 06:30 pm).
Mise En Place, 104 Shockoe Slip (Lower Level), 804.249.1332, www.miseenplaceshockoe.com – Italian Spring Feast with Chef Christine Wansleben (April 5th at 6:30 pm), Vegetables Under the Knife and in Hot Water with Chef Jannequin Bennett (April 22nd, 4 pm) and Fish Dishes from Around the Globe with Chef Christine Wansleben (April 25th, 6:30 pm).
Sur La Table, 9200 Stony Point Parkway, Space 158-A, 804.272.7094, www.surlatable.com – Homemade Mozzarella and Ricotta Workshop with Sarah Mitchell (April 14th, 11 am), Non-Stick Cooking with ScanPan with Tammy Brawley (April 18th, 6:30 pm) and Spring Risottos with Gerda Angevine (April 26th, 6:30 pm).
Williams-Sonoma, 11800 West Broad Street, Space #2128, 804.364.9915, www.williamssonoma.com – Cooking with Herbs (April 15th, 11 am), Dazzling Brunch Mocktails (April 19th, 11 am) and Celebrate Earth Day Intro to Gardening (April 22nd, 11am).
Check online for additional classes and sign up today! Let us know what things you are looking forward to learning how to cook in the comments section!