Fall & Winter Classes

Bake, taste, learn and have fun exploring the world of baking. An old world trade that spans centuries, crosses cultures and brings smiles to everyone it touches. Enjoy the fun of learning how to bake from some of the most talented baking professionals in the United States…right here at La Farm!

As a yummy token of your class, you take home your own signature creations to share with family and friends.

Call 919-657-0657 to register!

September

 

Kitchen Knife Skills

With Chef Gary Wood

Tuesday, September 2nd                   5:30 pm - 8:30 pm                                         $85

Learn chopping, mincing, dicing, slicing, and other beginner's knife skills. The "mise en place" (everything in its place) happens prior to cooking, as you will learn to prepare the topping ingredients for flatbread pizzas. Great class for couples to take together!

 

Crepes & Quiches

With Chef Gary Wood

Wednesday, September 3rd                  5:30 pm - 8:30 pm                         $85

Learn to make our flaky, tender quiche dough, and experiment with savory fillings to

create your perfect personal quiche. In the mood for something sweet? Gary will teach the art of crepe making, with our signature crepe dough recipe, and sweet fillings to complete your meal. 

 

Italian Bread Night

Thursday, September 4th                5:30 pm - 8:30 pm                      $85

Explore the world of Italian bread baking with Lionel. Step back in time to learn the

Old World methods that form the foundation of some of the best tasting Italian breads. From the traditional Italian dough, you will learn how to create focaccia topped with

farmers market fresh ingredients and Ciabatta to “WOW” the most discerning palettes!! 

 

Tarts Gone Wild

Friday, September 5th                    5:30 pm - 8:30 pm                    $85

Get ready for holiday entertaining!  Learn the techniques to whip up your own tart dough bases from Lionel, and you’ll be on your way to entertaining in a flash. Fill your house with smells of delicious desserts at every meal.  The best part about this beautiful French

dessert category is that the possibilities are endless!

 

Pizza & Focaccia

Class at Lionel Vatinet’s home

Saturday, September 6th             2:00 pm - 5:00 pm                  $125

Learn how to make traditional handmade crust for your pizzas at home. In class you will create a variety of flavors, using fresh ingredients. Once you've mastered the crust,

the sky is the limit and you can experiment with your own creations at home!

 

Country French Bread

Class at Lionel Vatinet’s home

Sunday, September 7th                2:00 pm - 5:00 pm                         $125

Lionel Vatinet leads this introductory bread class about the basics and fundamentals of

le pain francais. Learn everything about the essential elements of great French bread

including Lionel's signature kneading technique, shaping the dough, and baking at home.

 

October

 

Country French Bread

Class at Lionel Vatinet’s home

Saturday, October 4th                       2:00 pm - 5:00 pm                    $125

Lionel Vatinet leads this introductory bread class about the basics and

fundamentals of le pain francais. Learn everything about the essential elements of great French bread including Lionel's signature kneading technique, shaping the dough, and baking at home.

 


Whole Grain Breads

Class at Lionel Vatinet’s home

Sunday, October 5th                 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm                      $125

Start the fall off on the "right grain"!  Come learn the art and expertise of

working with La Farm’s master baker Lionel Vatinet on whole grain breads,

using locally grown and milled Carolina Ground flours, at his home.

 

Fall Wine & Café Classics

With Chef Gary Wood

Monday, October 13th                     5:30 pm - 8:30 pm                     $85

Join Chef Gary Wood, who helped Lionel create La Farm’s addictive café menu, for this fall wine and café classics class. Learn how to create Gougeres (mini cheese puffs), Grilled Steak Tartine with Brandy Peppercorn Sauce, Farmhand Salade with local Goat Lady Dairy cheese, and Apple Tarts.

Wine pairings courtesy of The Wine Merchant.  

 

Cassoulet & Cotes Du Rhone

With Chef Gary Wood

Tuesday, October 14th            5:30 pm - 8:30 pm                  $85

Chef Gary Wood will teach you how to make and enjoy Cassoulet: a French

classic. Served with La Farm’s Country French Bread and an Arugula & Fig

Salade; paired with wine from the Cotes Du Rhone.  

 

Sourdough *Two-Day Class*

Wednesday, October 15th                 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm                   $140

Thursday, October 16th                    5:30 pm - 8:30 pm       

Come Learn the centuries old art and science of bread making from world

famous master baker Lionel Vatinet. A wonderful class for both beginners and advanced bakers, as Lionel will explore the mystery behind artisan bread and unlock the secrets for home bakers. Anyone that wants to learn to make hearty, crusty bread at home for your loved ones should attend this two-day class.  

 

Chocolate Fetish

Friday, October 17th              5:30 pm - 8:30 pm                    $85

What do you get when you combine authentic artisan breads with le chocolat??  Clue #1: Decadent White Chocolate Bread, #2: Dark Chocolate Cranberry Bread,  #3: Chocolate Bread Pudding….Need we say more?