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A Chef’s Kitchen: Classes with professional chefs, private setting, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted; $55, registration required; 206-406-1517, e-mail

Southern cooking, past and present with chef Carol Richardson: 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Sept. 20, $65. Menu: bourbon and pecan chicken, collard greens, cornbread, okra and tomatoes, sweet tea with mint and Southern tea cakes.

West Coast cooking, hands-on with chef and author Greg Atkinson: 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Sept. 24, $85. Menu: kabocha squash soup, chicken breasts with spinach and sun dried tomatoes, aligot or garlic mashed potatoes with cheese, apple baked in pastry.

Food and Wine, Pinot Noir with Hope Sandler, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Oct. 1, $75. Basic selecting tips based on a four-course dinner.

“A taste of Thailand” hands-on with Pranee Halverson, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Oct. 3, $65.

“The Ultimate Brunch” hands-on with Suzanne Hunter, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Oct. 4, $60.

Art Institute of Seattle: 2600 Alaskan Way, Seattle; 206-239-2363,

“Four to Six” Washington wine tasting series with Dieter Schafer: 4 to 6 p.m. Fridays, Oct. 12 and 26, Nov. 9, Art Institute’s Portfolio restaurant; $12 per person, per session; hors d’oeuvres, information about various wines and more; reservations required.

Cooking Wheatless Culinary Studio: or e-mail to register or to get driving instructions.

Gluten-free baking, 10 a.m. to noon Sept. 22, $40. Menu: club crackers, cinnamon rolls, pineapple upside-down cake, and Mexican corn cake bites.

Culinary Arts Society: Meetings 6:30 p.m. second Wednesdays, Camano Community Center, 606 Arrowhead Road, Camano Island; 360-387-0222. Membership $10/year; members must enter three dishes a year.

J. Matheson Kitchen &Gourmet: 2609 Colby Ave., Everett; 425-258-4589, Registration required.

Authentic Italian cuisine with Jill Jacobsen and Lisa Anderl: 1 to 3:30 p.m. Sept. 22, $42.50. Menu: cannellini antipasti, fresh pestos, homemade tomato sauce, raviolis with wonton wrappers, spaghetti squash, oranges with almond and mint.

West Coast cooking with Greg Atkinson, 6 to 8 p.m. Sept. 27, $72.50. Menu: kabocha squash soup, chicken breasts filled with spinach and sun-dried tomatoes, aligot or garlic mashed potatoes with cheese, apples baked in pastry.

Chili cook-off, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 6, 425-258-4589 to enter.

Progressive dinner party, 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 11, $42.50. Menu: nutty rice, chicken marbella, curry cheesecake with chutney.

Full-proof homemade cakes, 1 to 3 p.m. Oct. 13, $32. Menu: white cake, chocolate cream cheesecake, rhubarb cake and more.

Pacific Culinary Studio: 6915 Evergreen Way, Everett; 425-231-9239,

Homemade pasta, hands-on with Hope Sandler: 6:30 to 9 p.m. Sept. 19, $48. Menu: pasta squares for walnut and pancetta pansoti; lemon pine nut tagliatelle; pasta sheets for pasta “rags” with herbs; tortellini in broth.

Pita King Bakery: 2210 37th St., Everett; 425-258-4040, Connie Eden leads traditional Lebanese cooking classes, with recipes, demonstrations and hands-on experience. Call to register.

Resident Cheesemonger: 405 Main St., Edmonds; 425-640-8949; Cheese tastings, noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays. Cheese classes, 6 to 7:30 p.m. third Thursdays, free.

Sweet Basil’s in Edmonds: Reservations required for all classes. Unless otherwise noted, classes take place 7 to 9 p.m. Sweet Basil’s School of Cooking, 5820 156th St. SW, Edmonds; 425-743-7438.

Sweet Basil’s at Columbia Winery: 14030 NE 145th St., Woodinville; 425-482-7348. Reservations required for all classes. Unless otherwise noted, classes are 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., $55 per person.

Oct. 2 menu: Wild mushroom lasagna.

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