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USA - ATHENS, PO Box 48857, ATHENS, GA 30604

USA - CLAYTON, 46 Plaza Way, Clayton, GA 30535

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Address: 46 Plaza Way, Clayton, GA, 30525

Phone: 706-782-0780

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Sun, July 9 & July 23: Northeast Georgia Chef Throwdown

Six mountain region chefs will compete in a "Chef Throwdown" cooking contest on July 9. Chefs will be challenged to use "mystery ingredients" to each create a dish that will be rated by an expert panel of judges. Three winners will go through to the Grand Finale on July 23 to compete for title of "Best Chef". The event is sponsored by Fortify Pi, Beechwood Inn, Clarks' on Main, Noble Wine Cellar, August Produce, Inland Seafood, and Performance Food Group.

Competitors include chefs from:

The Waterfall, Clarks' on Main, The Farmhouse, Universal Joint, Lake Rabun Hotel, and Moon Pie/Amore

Come watch as some of the area's best chefs compete for a great cause!

Starting at 5pm, enjoy hors d'oeuvres provided by Fortify Kitchen + Bar. Beer, wine, and non-alcoholic beverages will also be available.

Bring cash/check to shop our silent auction in between contest rounds

Your MC for the evening...local mixologist and entrepreneur, Carlton Chamblin!

Tickets: $50 Two-day Pass: $80

Friday, July 28: Peaches: Savory & Sweet

You know its summer in Georgia when peaches hit the markets. Join us in the kitchen to whip up the most extraordinary peach dinner and then we’ll feast. Amazing Baker Crystal Leach and Healthy Chef Partyologist Nancy Waldeck have teamed up to bring you this hot-weather-perfect memorable menu:

• Peach Lemonade • Chilled Peach Soup • Grilled Peach Salad with Honey Lemon Vinaigrette • Pecan Crusted Pork Tenderloin with Peach BBQ Sauce • Goat Cheese and Peach Slaw • Cast Iron Skillet Corn Cake with Peaches and Bourbon

Time: Starting at 6pm

Cost: $45

Saturday July 29 starting at 9am: Garlic Fest 2017

Sign up here for the annual Garlic Pie Contest! Click here!

Come out and try all sorts of unique and delicious GARLIC PIES. It's a one-of-a-kind experience!

Thursday, August 10: Tower to Table Gardening- Get started now on the gardens of the future!

Vertical gardening is an easy and fun way to garden at home or in the office with little space and maintenance. The vertical garden towers work with an aeroponic system using 90% less space and water and a 30% increase in growing time. Reap the benefits of "Tower-to-Table" organic fruits and vegetables all year long. Come learn how to grow and be healthy with Dr Sue Aery and Deborah Berlin at this great information session. We will also unveil a brand new vertical tower garden that they have generously donated to our teaching kitchen. Farm fresh snacks and refreshments will be provided.

Time: 6:00pm-7:00pm

Cost: FREE - RSVP REQUIRED Click here

Teaching Kitchen Policies

Classes are first-come, first-served and often fill up quickly. To register, please submit your payment online here or in person by appointment to secure your place. The non-refundable class tuition fee is required at the time of registration.

To make an appointment to pay in person contact Cara-Lee Langston at 706-782-0780

Cancellation Policy: Cancellation is accepted no later than 48 hours prior to the scheduled class. No cash refunds will be given. A one-time class credit will be issued, based upon schedule availability.

Low Enrollment Policy: Programs may be subject to cancellation due to low enrollment. Participants will be notified the week of the class or event and refunds will be issued.

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