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

Coastal cupboard: 644-J Long Point Road, Belle Hall Shopping Center. Register at 856-4321 or Cost includes food and wine.

6:30 p.m. Thursday, Heart of the Lowcountry with chef Jeff Kern of Huck’s Lowcountry Table, $60; noon Tuesday, Salads for Spring lunch with in-house chef Amanda Johnson, $20; 6:30 p.m. May 18, On the Grill with chef Ulfet Ralph of UR the Cook, $60; noon, May 19, Best Burger lunch with Johnson, $20.

Cooking with Casner: Chef Chris Casner of Just Eat This offers hands-on cooking classes, private services and home meal replacement. 919-880-6392 or

Culinary Institute of Charleston: Continuing education classes. Register: 574-6152 or

In Good Taste: 1901 Ashley River Road. Linda Weiss, teacher, author, Le Cordon Bleu grad, leads A Charleston Celebration, 6:30 p.m. May 18. $48.83. RSVP: 763-5597 or ingoodtaste@prodigy.

Janet Gaffney's Art of Cooking: Private parties, events and classes. Call 971-7871 or email

Mediterranean series: Chef Deb Howieson leads weekly demonstration classes with The Wine Shop on Mediterranean foods and wines, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays through May 25. Remaining classes focus on France, Greece, Northern Italy. $40 per class includes demonstration and tastings of foods and wines. Classes are minimum of two courses. Register: Call 577-3881.

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