Cajun Kitchen: Classes with Louisiana native Donnie Bulliard, 6:30 p.m. daily except Monday at Signature Kitchens and Bath's appliance center, 1826 Belgrade Ave., West Ashley. $60 including food, wine. Reserve at or 225-2939.

Charleston Cooks!: Demonstration and hands-on classes, 194 East Bay St. Register at 722-1212 or

Coastal cupboard: Classes at 644-J Long Point Road, Belle Hall Shopping Center. Register at Each class is $60 and starts at 6:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted.

Today, Anthony Gainey of Uno Mas; Friday, The Perfect Roast Chicken with Amanda Johnson of The Coastal Cupboard; May 5, Longpoint Grill and Scott Perry; May 8, Sweet, Salty, Sour & Bitter: The Art of Food and Wine Pairing, $35; May 11, Warm Weather Pastas with Chris Fraser; May 12, Village Bakery with Lindsay Reynolds; May 19, Sips, Dips & Chips with Sal Parco and Andrea Parco; May 20, Baked featuring Melissa Fritz of Baked, $35; May 25, Mexican Fiesta with Shannon Campbell of Mozzo Deli; May 26, Cooking with Local Produce with Troy Timpner of Mustard Seed, $40; May 27, Everything is Better with Bacon with Randolph Stafford of Farm Table Catering.

Also, free cooking classes at 1 p.m. Saturdays. This week, Perfect Panini, Amanda Johnson of The Coastal Cupboard; May 8, Baked Egg Florentine, Johnson; May 15, Lavanya Sabin of Shashi's House; May 22, Vita Mix Demonstration; May 29, Scallops with Eddie Moran of Mercato.

Culinary Institute of Charleston: Continuing-education classes at Trident Technical College. To register, call 574-6152 or visit

Entertaining Made Easy: European-trained chef Deb Howieson leads a seven-week Mediterranean series for spring. Demonstration classes 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursdays through June 3 for beginners and accomplished cooks. Individual classes $30 or $170 for the series. At James Is- land Community School, 1000 Fort Johnson Road. Register: 762-2793.

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