Culinary Classes

The Chateau Elan Culinary Studio, equipped with top-tier Viking Range® appliances, is a beautiful 1,600 sq. ft. teaching kitchen located inside the Winery on the 2nd floor above the Tasting Room.

The Château Élan’s Culinary Studio Chef brings an individual and cultural specialty to the kitchen as they educate guests through Public Cooking Classes, Private Culinary Events, and Team Building Events.




Cooking Classes are typically booked as apart of an overnight package, however, when availability permits, tickets are available to book online. Scroll down for upcoming menus. For overnight packages please call: 678-425-0900 x41

APRIL DATES & MENUS

Fri 12-Apr 7:00PM Spicy Mussels & Chrorizo; Pan Seared Salmon with Mango Salsa; Tiramisu
Sat 13-Apr 7:00PM Spicy Mussels & Chrorizo; Pan Seared Salmon with Mango Salsa; Tiramisu
Fri 19-Apr 7:00PM Mozzarella, Tomato & Basil Bruschetta; Chicken Marsala; Molten Chocolate Cake
Sat 20-Apr 7:00PM Mozzarella, Tomato & Basil Bruschetta; Chicken Marsala; Molten Chocolate Cake
Fri 26-Apr 7:00PM Warm Spinach & Feta Dip; Seared Scallops with Baby Spinach & Spiced Pomegranate Glaze; Chocolate Bread Pudding
Sat 27-Apr 7:00PM Warm Spinach & Feta Dip; Seared Scallops with Baby Spinach & Spiced Pomegranate Glaze; Chocolate Bread Pudding

MAY DATES & MENUS

May Date Time Menu
Friday 3-May 7pm Chicken Marsala, Mozzarella Tomato & Basil

Bruschetta. Grilled Angel Food Cake w/ Strawberry Sauce

Saturday 4-May 7pm Chicken Marsala, Mozzarella Tomato & Basil

Bruschetta. Grilled Angel Food Cake w/ Strawberry Sauce

Friday 10-May 7pm Salmon with Mango Salsa, Spinach Artichoke Dip, S’mores Pizza.
Saturday 11-May 7pm Salmon with Mango Salsa, Spinach Artichoke Dip, S’mores Pizza.
Friday 17-May 7pm Salmon Sliders with Chipotle Mayonnaise

Spicy Shrimp Salad with Avocado & Champagne

Greens

Saturday 18-May 7pm Salmon Sliders with Chipotle Mayonnaise

Spicy Shrimp Salad with Avocado & Champagne

Greens

Friday 24-May 7pm Watermelon & Feta Salad, Key West Chicken

Lemon White Chocolate Strawberries

Saturday 25-May 7pm Watermelon & Feta Salad, Key West Chicken

Lemon White Chocolate Strawberries

Friday 31-May 7pm Fish Tacos with Jicama Slaw

Tequila Fruit Martini

JUNE DATES & MENUS

June Date Time Menu
Saturday 1-June 7pm Fish Tacos w/Jicama Slaw

Tequila Fruit Martini

Friday 7-June 7pm Deviled Eggs w/ Bourbon Bacon Jam

Pan Seared Strip Steak, Lemon Poppy Seed Pound Cake

Saturday 8-June 7pm Deviled Eggs w/ Bourbon Bacon Jam

Pan Seared Strip Steak, Lemon Poppy Seed Pound Cake

Friday 14-June 7pm Arugula, Grape & Sunflower Seed Salad

Chorizo Shrimp & Grits w/ Smoked Cheddar

Saturday 15-June 7pm Arugula, Grape & Sunflower Seed Salad

Chorizo Shrimp & Grits w/ Smoked Cheddar

Friday 28-June 7pm Watermelon & Feta Salad, Flank Steak with Corn

& Potato Salad, Lemon White Chocolate Covered

Strawberries

Saturday 29-June 7pm Watermelon & Feta Salad, Flank Steak with Corn

& Potato Salad, Lemon White Chocolate Covered

Strawberries

JULY DATES & MENUS

July Date Time Menu
Saturday 6-July 7pm Salmon Sliders w/ Chipotle Mayonnaise, Seared

Scallops & Baby Spinach w/ Spiced Pomegranate

Strawberry Mousse Trifles

Saturday 13-July 7pm Mango-Raspberry Grilled Chicken Salad, Pork Tenderloin w/ Radiatore Pasta Salad

Grilled Pineapple Sundae

Friday 19-July 7pm Watermelon & Feta Salad, Key West Chicken

Lemon White Chocolate Strawberries

Friday 26-July 7pm Crab & Radish Bruschetta w/ Celery Salad

Steak & Chimichurri Sauce,

Summer Fruit Parfait

Saturday 27-July 7pm Crab & Radish Bruschetta w/ Celery Salad

Steak & Chimichurri Sauce,

Summer Fruit Parfait


Overnight Epicurean Escape


Package includes a deluxe overnight room in the Inn at Château Élan and a candle-lit food and wine pairing experience for two in our hands-on interactive Culinary Studio by Viking.

Valid only during one of our regularly scheduled Culinary Cooking Classes.

Call 678-425-0900 x 41 to book.

Private Culinary Events


Our Culinary Studio is perfect for Birthdays, Anniversaries, Holidays, Rehearsal Dinners, Girls or Guys Night Out experiences and we make it easy! Reserve the studio, choose from our selection of menus, and have a blast while one of our Chefs teaches a private class for you and your guests.


To join one of the regularly scheduled classes call reservations at 678-425-0900 ext.41 To book your own private party call 678-425-6034


  • Weekly Public Cooking Classes
Weekly Public Cooking Classes

Cooking classes are instructed at an introductory skill level, however, even an experienced foodie 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, a recipe booklet, and a gift from the Chef.

The Day of Your Class Please plan to arrive 15 minutes early. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes (preferably closed-toe). Chef reserves right to substitute menu items/ingredients if necessary. Classes are subject to re-scheduling at Chef’s discretion.

Registration You must be 21 years or older to participate. Classes are approximately 2 to 3 hours long. $125 per person Price is for cooking class only. To inquire about adding an overnight stay, please call Reservations. To Book a Cooking Class call 678-425-0900 x 41. You will receive an email confirmation within 24 hours of reserving a class space. Check the current Activity Calendar for upcoming Cooking Class dates.

Cancellation Policy & Liability Prepayment by credit card is required to reserve a class space. Students who cancel their reservations 72 hours prior to the scheduled class will receive a full refund. No-shows and cancellations made less than 72 hours before the class will not receive a refund. If you have questions about the cancellation policy or need to to cancel a reservation, please contact Reservations at 678-425-0900 x 41.

When booking a cooking class at the Chateau Élan Culinary Studio, participants must assume and accept that they will be participating in cooking activities where there is a natural element of risk of injury with kitchen appliances, equipment, knives, allergic reactions, and other participants in the class. When you confirm your cooking class you acknowledge this level of risk to yourself while participating in the activities at the Chateau Élan Culinary Studio.

Corporate Team Building


Working together in unfamiliar territory has a way of creating bonds. Bring your team members together through shared learning, and then relax and enjoy the fruit of your labors. All classes include choice of freshly brewed coffee, assorted teas, sodas, water, and appropriately paired wines. The typical class size is 12, but the Culinary Studio can be configured to accommodate 20 – 25. A selection of gourmet foods and culinary-themed products are available for gift baskets, as are personalized certificates of course completion.


To reserve the Culinary Studio for Corporate or Group functions call

678-425-6017


  • Rates & Group Menus
Rates & Group Menus

Rates

Hands-on classes start at $85 per person for lunch and $125 per person for dinner, plus a $350 Chef fee and $500 rental fee. For use of the reception space (non-cooking), there is a $350 rental fee.


Group Menus

Working together in unfamiliar territory has a way of creating bonds. Bring your team members together through shared learning, and then relax and enjoy the fruit of your labors. All classes include choice of freshly brewed coffee, assorted teas, sodas, water, and appropriately paired wines.

All meals are served with Chateau Élan’s selection of bread and butter, and include beverage service of Wine Pairings, Sweet/Unsweet Tea, Water, and Soda Fountain drinks.

Choice of Appetizer Tomato Mozzarella Salad Classic Wedge Salad: Crispy Bacon Lardons, Sun Dried Tomatoes, Fresh Radish and Green Onions—With Gorgonzola Dressing Warm Spinach Salad with Bacon Vinaigrette, Sautéed Wild Mushrooms, Julienned Red Onion

Choice of Entrée Seared Seasonal Fish with a White Wine Buerre Blanc, and Vegetable Risotto Seared Beef Tenderloin with Sautéed Forest Mushrooms Ragout, Sautéed Garlic Spinach, Herb Roasted Fingerling Potatoes. Marinated Chicken Breast, Orzo Pasta Tossed with Olives, Feta, and Arugula. Served with Roasted Cherry Tomatoes.

Choice of Dessert Crepes Suzette with Strawberry Marmalade Fresh Fruit Parfait with Honeyed Crème Fraiche, Warm Cinnamon Chocolate Ganache Bananas Foster

To reserve the Culinary Studio for Corporate or Group functions call 678-425-6017