North Georgia Cooking Classes

Equipped with top-tier Viking Range® appliances, our Culinary Studio is a beautiful 1,600 sq. ft. teaching kitchen located within the Chateau Elan Winery. Our skilled culinary team delights in sharing their passion for cooking in public classes and private culinary events with guests.


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Cooking Classes

Cooking classes are tailored to an introductory skill level, however, even experienced foodies can enjoy the interaction with our professional chef in our Culinary Studio kitchen. Each class includes professional cooking instruction of a three-course meal, a chef’s hat, a full serving of each dish, wine pairings chosen by our sommelier, and recipe booklet.

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Thrill of the Grill

June 2021

As the official start of summer, June is all about the sizzle. From Roasted Pork Tenderloin to Jerk Shrimp with Mango Salsa, this 4-week series will give you everything you need to spice up the season.

Surf n’ Turf

JULY 2021

Throughout the month, enjoy the best of land and sea as we explore new twists on Surf n’ Turf. Not just steak and lobster, we are serving up delicious recipes like coconut-lime swordfish and citrus-brined pork.

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Chophouse Classics


From filet mignon with blue cheese compound butter to homemade spaghetti with white wine sauce, learn to recreate an elevated steakhouse experience at home with our favorite Chophouse Classic recipes.

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From the Sea


Get hooked on seafood as we dive into the blue throughout the month of September. Come and explore a variety of finfish and shellfish recipes and learn proper cooking techniques and saltwater-inspired dishes.

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steak being cooked in a fry pan with herbs
Lobster dish
Steak on a plate
Plate of seafood
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Our Instructors

The courses in our Viking Culinary Studio are created by a team of talented culinarians, who work to achieve menus that are both seasonal and home-kitchen-approved. Led by culinary masters, our team is focused on making you feel as welcome in our teaching kitchen as you do at home in yours.

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Private Culinary Classes mise en place

From bachelorette parties to corporate team building, our private culinary classes are the perfect recipe for a fun and flavorful event. From prep to clean-up, we take care of all the details and planning.

Add Some Flavor To Your Next Event