Unleash your inner chef this weekend with events at Cook’s Warehouse and Sur La Table.
Sur La Table: In conjunction with the James Beard Foundation’s Taste of America tour, you can enjoy two free cooking demonstrations with award-winning celebrity chefs Barbara Lynch (at 10:30 a.m.) and Anne Quatrano (at 1 p.m.) on Sat., September 13. In addition to cooking demonstrations, there will book signings. Read more about the tour here. Sur La Table North Point, 1000 North Point Circle, Suite 1082, Alpharetta.
Cook’s Warehouse: Cooks warehouse will host The Japanese Culinary Arts Network (JCAN), which is bringing master knife craftsmen to the United States for a tour demonstrating traditional Japanese knife making. Attendees will see how to forge knives and how a handle is attached during “The Art of Japanese Knifemaking” at The Cook’s Warehouse Decatur store, 180 West Ponce de Leon Avenue, Decatur. The event is from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 14 and it costs $35. You can register here: http://bit.ly/OftRBB. Everyone attending has the chance to win a Kikuichi knife and for one-day all Kikuichi knives and accessories are on sale at 20 percent off with free hand-engraving by the knife master Mr. Oe.