Culinary Works New Canaan/Stamford
Julia Deane leads timely classes like Holiday Brunch on Dec. 6 at Kitchens by Deane. culinaryworks.com
Fresh Market Westport
Demonstrations (though not hands on) are offered regularly, including the Fresh Flavors Holiday Appetizer demo in December. freshmarket.com
Sugar + Olives Norwalk /Westport
Prep schools get whole family chopping and sautéing. sugarandolives.com
Did you hear…?
Thali Too in Westport is vegetarian! Chef Prasad Chirnomula’s Indian restaurant, which earned “Excellent” from the New York Times, offers an amazing menu filled with the flavors of the various regions. He leads tasting tours of India, hosts tasting dinners, teaches cooking classes, and runs six restaurants. 376 Post Rd. E., Westport, 203-557-4848; thali.com.