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Cooking Classes

 

Our Cooking Classes provide you with hands-on instruction in a friendly setting. We draw on the unique chefs and caterers in the Fredericksburg region to teach our classes. We provide the entertainment, food and wine and you have all the fun!

Cooking Classes

Details

Our Chefs lead our participants through hands-on preparation of two to three dishes, which means that most participants will be standing for the duration of the classes. Limited seating is available.

10% Discount in the Kitchen Store!

All participants will receive 10% off any purchases made in the Kitchen Store on the day of the class.

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Reservations

Reservations are required for Cooking Classes. Your spot will not be reserved until payment is made in full, and no refunds will be issued less than 48 hours before the class takes place.

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Meet the Chefs

LISA WATERS

Lisa Waters spent her childhood in the United Kingdom, where she developed a love for baking and pastry. She is a Culinary Gradu-ate of the Art Institute of California, Sacramento and the Owner of Stirling Chef, which offers personal chef / catering services.

ANGELA WEST

Angela West is the Owner  of  The Frosted Stiletto—Custom Cakes, Catering and Chef Services . Angela is a world traveler and has lived in numerous states and countries, which she has used to her advantage to learn various cuisines.  She has also taught abroad as a Culinary Teacher at a private Japanese school.

Chaz Kilby

Chaz Kilby, Personal Chef, is a graduate of the Culinary Business Academy and a member of the U.S. Personal Chef Association. Chaz’s career spans from hotels to restaurants to catering. Chaz currently provides culinary services to private clients and groups, from weeknight dinners to large celebratory events.

WADE TRUONG

WADE TRUONG is a lifelong Virginian, self-taught chef and hunter. He was the executive chef at kybecca and his work has been featured in the New York Times and Garden & Gun. His passion for cooking and sharing food is the foundation of his obsession with the outdoors and the resources they provide.

 

2022 Classes 

January

January 15, Saturday 3:00 PM                                                                         

Keep It Cozy

Chef Angela West

$56.00

  • Winter Greens with Vinaigrette
  • Potato Leek Soup
  • Homemade Crusty Bread
  • Apple Crisp

 

January 19, Wednesday 6:00 PM

Cheater, Cheater Chicken Dinner

Chef Angela West

$56.00

  • Cheater Chicken Confit
  • Fried Potatoes
  • Endive Salad

 

January 20, Thursday 6:00 PM 

Rise and Shine

Chef Lisa Waters

$56.00

  • Quick Bread
  • Bread Pudding
  • Sundried Tomato and Pesto Quick Bread

 

January 30, Sunday Noon

No Olives Here

Chef Lisa Waters

$56.00

  • Zuppa Toscana
  • Homemade Breadsticks
  • Salad with Homemade Herb Vinaigrette
  • Quick Tiramisu

 

        February

        February 2, Wednesday 6:00 PM

        The Whole Duck

        Chef Wade Truong

        $56.00

        • How to Break Down and Cook a Whole Duck
        • Pan Seared Breast
        • Confit Legs
        • Rendering Fat

         

        February 3, Thursday 6:00 PM

        Red, Rojo, Rood, Rosso

        Chef Angela West

        $56.00

        • Beet Hummus
        • Balsamic Red Onions
        • Rosemary Baked Chicken and Red Potatoes
        • Red Velvet Molten Cakes

         

        February 6, Sunday Noon

        Good Butt, Nice Buns

        Chef Chaz Kilby

        $64.00

        • Roasted Pork Shoulder (Pulled Pork Butt)
        • Pulled Pork Sweet Potatoes
        • Pulled Pork Deviled Eggs
        • Pulled Pork Egg Rolls
        • From-Scratch Yeast Rolls for Sandwiches

         

        February 8, Tuesday 6:00 PM

        A Toad in the Hole

        Chef Lisa Waters

        $56.00

        • Yorkshire Pudding with Baked Sausages
        • Onion Gravy
        • Seasonal Veggies
        • Baked Apples with Vanilla Ice Cream

         

        February 10, Thursday 6:00 PM

        Eat Your Veggies

        Chef Lisa Waters

        $56.00

        • Stuffed Mushrooms
        • Winter Vegetable Gratin
        • Grapefruit Brulee

         

        February 13, Sunday Noon

        Asian Inspirations

        Chef Angela West

        $56.00

        • Fresh Vegetable Spring Rolls with Dipping Sauce
        • Roasted Chicken
        • Mee Goring (Stir Fry Noodles and Vegetables)
        • Coconut Ice Cream with Caramel Bananas

         

        February 20, Sunday Noon

        In the Raw

        Chef Wade Truong

        $56.00

        • Intro to Eating Uncooked Meats and Fish
        • Carpaccio
        • Tartare
        • Ceviche
        • Poke

         

        February 22, Tuesday 6:00 PM

        Obsessed With the Southwest

        Chef Chaz Kilby

        $56.00

        • Mini Southwest Crispy Wraps
        • Chicken Tortilla Soup
        • Beef Enchilada with Sauce
        • Vanilla Condensed Milk Sauce Over Griddled Pound Cake

         

        February 27, Sunday Noon

        Rack It Up

        Chef Lisa Waters

        $56.00

        • Roast Rack of Lamb Tray Bake
        • Shaved Fennel Salad with Citrus Dressing
        • Carrot Patch Chocolate Mousse

         

          March

          March 8, Tuesday 6:00 PM

          Keep Your Fork, There’s Pie

          Chef Angela West

          $56.00

          • Sweet Potato and Beet Gallate with Gorgonzola and Thyme
          • Savory Hand Pies
          • Strawberry Crumble Pie

           

          March 9, Wednesday 6:00 PM

          Sous Vide 101

          Chef Wade Truong

          $64.00

          • Perfect Ribeye Steak
          • Perfect Chicken Breast with Demi Glace
          • Roasted Root Veggies

           

          March 12, Saturday Noon

          Luck of the Irish

          Chef Lisa Waters

          $56.00

          • Irish Nachos
          • Beer Cheese Dip with Crudites
          • Old Fashioned Potato Candy
          • Irish Coffee

           

          March 16, Wednesday 6:00 PM

          Let Them Eat Savory Cakes

          Chef Chaz Kilby

          $56.00

          • Hoecakes (Johnnycakes) with Sweet Honey Butter
          • Shrimp Cake Appetizer with Lemon Aioli
          • Zucchini Cakes
          • Salmon Cakes with Tartar Sauce
          • Sweet Potato Cakes with Maple Cream Cheese

           

          March 20, Sunday Noon

          Give It Some Welly

          Chef Lisa Waters

          $56.00

          • Vegetable Wellington
          • Boiled Potato Medley
          • Seasonal Salad with Salad Cream Dressing
          • Baked Apples with Vanilla Ice Cream

           

          March 22, Tuesday 6:00 PM

          Easy Going Shrimp Boil

          Chef Chaz Kilby

          $82.00

          • Creole Tomato Gazpacho
          • Large Single Pot Shrimp Boil with Seasoned Shrimp, Sausage, Corn and Potatoes
          • Cornbread in an Iron Skillet (for Dipping)

           

          March 23, Wednesday 6:00 PM                           

          Sous Vide 102

          Chef Wade Truong

          $56.00

          • Perfect Salmon
          • Shrimp with Extra Virgin Olive Oil
          • Buttered Scallops

           

          March 29, Tuesday 6:00 PM                  

          Oink!

          Chef Angela West

          $56.00

          • Maple Caramel Bacon Bites
          • Bacon Chocolate Chip Cookies

           

          March 31, Thursday 6:00 PM                               

          Take Your Pick

          Chef Lisa Waters

          $56.00

          • Mexican Street Nachos
          • Guacamole
          • Pico de Gallo
          • Apple Cinnamon Dessert Tacos
          • Sangria

           

          April

          April 6, Wednesday 6:00 PM

          Sous Vide 201 – Slow and Low

          Chef Wade Truong

          $56.00

          • Beef Short Ribs
          • Duck Confit

           

          April 7, Thursday 6:00 PM

          What’s Up Doc?

          Chef Angela West

          $64.00

          • Carrot Soup
          • Baked Sea Bass with Crispy Potatoes, Peppers, Olives
          • Berry Gallate

           

          April 9, Saturday 1:00 PM

          Charcuterie Theory 101

          Chef Chaz Kilby

          $145.00

          • A Variety of Ways to Present and Enjoy Charcuterie
          • Cured Meats, Cheeses, Condiments, Dried Fruits, Fresh Fruits and Nuts

           

          April 12, Tuesday 6:00 PM

          Date Night

          Chef Lisa Waters

          $56.00

          • Stuffed Dates
          • Shakshuka
          • Homemade Flatbread
          • Baklava Cookies

           

          April 13, Wednesday 6:00 PM

          Engagement Chicken Dinner

          Chef Chaz Kilby

          $56.00

          • Lemon Roasted Chicken
          • Twice Cooked Roasted Herb Potatoes
          • Green Beans Almondine
          • Chocolate Raspberry Parfait

           

          April 20, Wednesday 6:00 PM

          Marvelous Mediterranean

          Chef Angela West

          $56.00

          • Tzatziki Sauce
          • Roasted Lemon Chicken with Olives and Capers
          • Orzo with Brown Butter and Parmesan Cheese
          • Baklava Cups

           

          April 23, Saturday Noon

          Garden Party

          Chef Lisa Waters

          $56.00

          • Potato Leek Soup with Chives
          • Salad Niçoise
          • White Chocolate Mousse with Pistachio and Rose Shortbread
          • Pimm’s Cups

           

          April 27, Wednesday 6:00 PM

          Classic Vietnamese Appetizers

          Chef Wade Truong

          $56.00

          • Spring Rolls
          • Summer Rolls
          • Steamed Dumplings `

           

          April 28, Thursday 6:00 PM

          Try the Mousse, It’s Really Good

          Chef Lisa Waters

          $56.00

          • Honey Spiced Nuts
          • Moussaka
          • Tomato and Feta Salad
          • Crusty Garlic Bread

           

          April 30, Saturday Noon

          Wholly Guacamole

          Chef Angela West

          $56.00

          • Guacamole
          • Loaded Chicken Tortilla Soup
          • Sopapillas

           

          Thursdays At Noon

          Join our chefs in The Kitchen Thursdays for an approximately 1-hour plus course in fast and easy dishes. $32.00 per person. Eat while you learn! 

          January

          January 13 – Dough-cha Want To Fill Your Pocket        Chef Angela West

          • Hot Pockets
          • Pie Pockets

           

          January 27 – Strudel Me This                                           Chef Angela West

          • Bacon and Balsamic Phyllo Dough
          • Perfect Pear Phyllo Dough
          • Lime Granita

           

          February

          February 10 – Thai One On For Lunch                            Chef Chaz Kilby

          • Coconut Curry Soup
          • Pad Thai with Peanut Sauce
          • Thai Noodle Salad
          • Mango and Coconut Sticky Rice

          February 17 – Stack ‘Em Up                                               Chef Angela West

          • Smoked Cheddar Pancakes with Pickled Beets
          • Buttermilk Pancakes with Warm Fruit Toppings

          February 24 – A Host of Toast                                           Chef Chaz Kilby

          • Avocado Toast
          • Blue Cheese Walnut Toasts
          • White Bean and Rosemary Crostini
          • Mushroom and Fontina Toasts
          • Sweet Ricotta and Fresh Fruit Toasts

          March

          March 3 – It’s Grate                                                            Chef Angela West

          • Avocado, Mozzarella, Jalapeno, and Chimichurri Grilled Cheese
          • Lemon Glazed Persimmons Bars

          March 10 – Jam On It! Or Maybe Jelly                                Chef Chaz Kilby

          • Red Pepper Jelly Cream Cheese Appetizer
          • Strawberry Jam and Gruyere Grilled Cheese
          • Apricot Chicken
          • Fruit Jam Croissants 

          March 17 – A Good Pair of Legs                                       Chef Angela West

          • Roasted Caribbean Chicken Legs
          • Baked Walnut Pears with Honey

          March 24 – Become An Egg-spert                                    Chef Chaz Kilby

          • Scrambled (A Couple of Ways)
          • Smoked Salmon Eggs Benedict with Poached Eggs and Hollandaise Sauce from Scratch
          • Scotch Egg (Hardboiled Egg Enclosed in Sausage, Fried)

          March 31 – Easter Brunch                                                 Chef Angela West

          • Baked French Toast with Pear Sauce
          • Salmon and Asparagus Frittata

          April

          April 7 – Gourmet Salads Fitting for the Bon Vivant        Chef Chaz Kilby

          • Elevated Egg Salad on Croissant
          • Tantalizing Tuna Salad in Boston Lettuce Cups
          • Gourmet Chicken Salad on Whole Grain Seeded Bread

          April 14 – Spring Toasts and Tarts                                         Chef Angela West

          • Creamy Cauliflower Soup with Tapenade Toasts
          • Lemon Tart 

          April 21 – Attack of the Killer Tomatoes                        Chef Chaz Kilby

          • Tomato Basil Bruschetta
          • Killer From-Scratch Tomato Soup
          • Bacon, Lettuce, Heirloom Tomato Sandwich
          • Tomato Tart

          April 28 – Tomato, Tomahto                                             Chef Angela West

          • Tomato Ricotta Phyllo Tart
          • Tomato Peach Cobbler

          Private Parties 

          Find out about a private class at The Kitchen for your next club meeting or special occasion. $62 per person with a 10-person minimum.

           

          Gift certificates are available for birthdays, bridal showers or office parties.

           

          Children’s classes also available. Have a cooking class birthday party for a child!

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          Fredericksburg, VA 22401
          (540) 374-0443
          info@shopwhittingham.com

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