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 See full schedule at Girls' Night Out at 6:30 p.m. Friday with mixologist Sly Cosmopoulos of RNDC Distributors. Learn to make five exotic cocktails and enjoy appetizer pairings with each. $45. To purchase, visit the website.

Coastal cupboard: 644-J Long Point Road, Belle Hall Shopping Center. Register at 856-4321 or Cost includes food, wine. Classes start at 6:30 p.m. unless noted.

Today, Lunch: Shrimp & Grits with in-house chef Amanda Johnson, noon, $15; Thursday, ABCs of Cooking, Fundamental Sauces with chef Johnson, $50; Tuesday, Dutch Oven Cooking with chef Johnson, $50; Oct. 6, All About Steak with Ted Dombrowski of Ted's Butcherblock, $60; Oct. 7 at noon, Lunch-Shrimp Scampi with chef Johnson, $15; Oct. 7 or Oct. 8 at 7 p.m., Beer Revolution with Matt Rutkowski of Spiegelau, $25; Oct. 12, Lunch-Butternut Squash with chef Johnson, noon, $15; Oct. 13, Southwestern Surf & Turf with chef Jon Languell of Jacob's Kitchen, $50; Oct. 14, The Art of Italian Cuisine with chef Michael Scogmamiglio of Bacco, $50; Oct. 15, Cooking Fundamentals: Poultry & Meat with chef Amanda Johnson, $50.

Also, free cooking classes are scheduled at 1 p.m. Saturdays. This week, Cooking with Apples; Oct. 9, Crab and Corn Chowder; Oct. 16, Sous Vide Cooking with chef Johnson.

Cooking with Casner: Chris Casner is offering cooking classes on Tuesday and Wednesday nights in the customer's home. Class subjects will range from basic knife skills to family dinner planning. Cost is $25 for basic skills class and $60 for dinner, which includes food for a family of four. Visit online at or send e-mail to

Culinary Institute of Charleston: Continuing Education Classes. To register, call 574-6152 or visit

Cafe Fork: "Project Foodie" cooking classes provide hands-on cooking classes for foodies, and every class ends with a dinner party. The instructor is Wendall Edwards. All classes are 7-10 p.m. at 2408 Ashley River Road, Pierpont Crossing. Oct. 12, "Big Night" Italian Dinner; Oct. 19, Dim Sum and Then Sum; Nov. 9, Night in Paris dinner for two; Nov. 16, Holiday Cocktail Party; Dec. 14, Italian New Year's Eve Dinner. Call or e-mail to make a reservation, 769-0300 or

Janet Garrney's Art of Cooking: Janet Gaffney in Mount Pleasant offers private parties, special events and pri- vate cooking classes. Call 971-7871 or e-mail

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