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Cook Off!

Atlantans love dining out... but they also love to cook. Five cooking classes for those with kitchen prowess (and struggles.)

Sur La Table cooking classes

Sur La Table
These gourmet cooking classes mean you’ll begin preparing global cuisines so well, your friends will start to think you’ve been jet-setting in secrecy. Bring a date for Friday Date Night-themed cook-offs and free giveaways. 3500 Peachtree Road NE, 404.973.3371,

Hal’s Kitchen
If you have 3 hours to spare, book Hal’s for some hands on cooking action and a modern approach to kitchen techniques. Bring your crew for a girl’s night out, or your beau for Hands-On Couple’s night. 2710 Apple Valley Road NE, 404.580.3971,

The Viking Store
Eggplant roulades, classic quiche and onion tarts with Parmesan phyllo crust. Surprise your friends by serving these gourmet delights at your next dinner party. The Viking Store pros will show you how to wow them. 1745 Peachtree St. NE, 404.745.9064,

Cook’s Warehouse
Hosting 800 classes per year, Cook’s Warehouse is the go-to spot for learning to prepare dishes that resemble those from the most reputable master chefs. They not only teach you how to make a succulent Marchand de Vin steak, but also demonstrate which wines to pair with it. Classes offered everyday in September. 1544 Piedmont Road NE, 404.815.4993,

Chateau Elan Culinary Studio
Just inside of the Winery, adjacent the Wine Market, you will interact with a professional chef in Chateau Elan’s Culinary Studio kitchen during a hands-on cooking class. Each class includes wine service, you very own chef’s hat, a full serving of the prepared dish, a recipe booklet and a gift from the chef. 100 Rue Charlemagne Drive, 678.425.0900,