27. March 2012 16:23
Have you ever wanted to grill the perfect steak or sear the perfect salmon? Here’s your chance to learn!
The Alluvian Hotel in Greenwood, MS, in association with The Viking Cooking School, is offering Culinary Weekends, now through October 14. This is your chance to spend a weekend learning the tricks of the trade from Master Chefs who specialize in cooking different foods from all over the world. One and two night packages are available for each culinary weekend. Prices start at $375 - $855 plus taxes.
Use it as a chance for a romantic getaway or even as a way to simply broaden your culinary horizons.
June 22 - 24, 2012 - Chef Ashley Christensen
The combination of food and community has always played an integral role in Ashley Christensen's personal and professional life. Ashley began cooking for friends and family in college. Bringing people together at intimate dinner parties helped her recognize her passion for the craft of cooking and sharing food.
July 27 - 29, 2012 - Chef Stephen Stryjewski
Winner of the 2011 James Beard Foundations "Best Chef South" Stephen Stryjewski is the Chef and co-owner of the award winning Cochon Restaurant in New Orleans' Warehouse District. Prior to opening Cochon, he worked with his now partner Donald Link at Herbsaint Restaurant where he was recognized for his delicious, simple, straightforward cuisine and his commitment to using local, seasonal ingredients.
October 12 - 14, 2012 - Chef Andrew Ticer and Chef Michael Hudman
The chefs and owners of Andrew Michael Italian kitchen were both raised by large Italian families. It was in their childhood, that the love of Italian cooking took seed. They trained from the ground up, starting in liquor stores to learn about wine, quick turn restaurants to gain experience, then to the finer restaurants and formal training.
Please contact the Viking Cooking School at 662.451.6750 or firstname.lastname@example.org to book your weekend package.
For more information on The Alluvian Hotel, visit their website at http://www.thealluvian.com/
15. February 2012 10:56
Calling all foodies and travelers! Get ready to pack your bags and journey to the heart of the Mississippi Delta to experience luxurious accommodations, enjoy fine food and Find Your True South, Viking-style!
This Viking Culinary Experience prize package includes round trip airfare for two to Jackson, Mississippi, a rental car and gasoline, one room for a two-night stay for two at the Alluvian Hotel, a cooking class for two at the Viking Cooking School, and a tour of the Viking factory. The lucky winner will also receive components for your own Viking outdoor kitchen including: Viking 54" 500 Series Gas Grill, Viking 54" 500 Series Grill Cart, Viking Portable Refreshment Station, Viking 24" Freestanding Outdoor Beverage Center, and Professional delivery and installation service from nearest Viking distributor. This prize has an estimated value of $18,000- $19,000.
Enter here for a chance to win this sizzling sweepstakes brought to you by the Mississippi Development Authority Tourism Division and Viking Range Corporation. See all official contest rules here. The sweepstake runs through March 31, 2012. Good luck!