Kitchens of Kohler Series Hosts Themed, Educational Culinary Demonstrations; Tickets & Full Schedule of Events Now Available

Destination Kohler continues commitment to culinary education with informative and entertaining sessions for home cooks of all tastes, skill levels and ages

KOHLER, Wis. – December 14, 2016 – The 2017 Kitchens of Kohler Series is set for another season of interactive themed sessions designed to educate and entertain home chefs of all skill-levels and ages. The Kitchens of Kohler Series features four types of educational events - Culinary Skills Workshops, Chefs Table Dinners, Kohler Chef Demonstrations and Kids Cooking Classes – scheduled through May 2017.

While Destination Kohler is known for its outstanding restaurants, guests won’t just find inventive food and beverage in traditional dining rooms. Each year the talented culinary team at Destination Kohler continues to demonstrate a commitment to culinary education.

The expansive list of themed cooking sessions and dinners – many of which are hands-on – ds are geared to engage aspiring home cooks while perfecting and learning skills, exploring cuisine from around the world and discovering new recipes. Each course is led by various chefs and experts from the 12 dining establishments at Destination Kohler.

“Our talented chefs continue to elevate the list of interactive culinary sessions with exquisite tastes, new flavors and ideas affording eager culinarians memorable unparalleled experiences,” said Amanda Weber, Culinary Events Coordinator – Kitchens of Kohler.

Each of the events in the series is hosted in the Kitchens of Kohler – formerly the Demonstration Kitchen – the intimate, informal working kitchen at The Shops at Woodlake. Tickets are available for purchase online at www.KohleratHome.com or by calling 800-344-2838. The tickets are only available online, pre-registration required. Open to the public and resort guests.

Discover details about each of the three offerings of the Kitchens of Kohler Series:
Culinary Skills Workshops
Thursdays, 5:30-7pm, $40
Take your cooking expertise to the next level Thursday nights at the Kitchens of Kohler. Prep and cook alongside our culinary experts as they guide you through topics from knife skills to pasta making. It’s a fun, hands-on way to learn basic and advanced culinary tips and techniques. Featured themes: Knife Skills, Know your Gnocchi, Sushi Workshop, and Fresh Cheese Making.

Chefs Table Dinner Series
Fridays, 6:30-8:30pm. $60 Dinner Only $80 with Wine Pairings
Delight in a three-course dinner demonstrated, prepared and served by a featured Destination Kohler chef. Our chefs will be showcasing their best and favorite dishes for this exclusive event and showing you how they make it all come together. Space is limited to keep the experience intimate. Featured themes include:Cast Iron Cookery, Magic of the Middle East, Neopolitan Pizzeria, Tuscan Harvest, and Couples Date Night: An Evening in Paris.

Kids Cooking Classes
Saturdays, 9:30-11am, $28
Aspiring young chefs ages 6-12 embark on the path to becoming a gourmet with Kids Cooking Classes. They’ll learn kitchen safety, knife skills, and other fundamentals including how to read and follow a recipe – all in a fun and creative environment. Featured themes include: Calzones and Cannoli, Mac & Cheese and More, Taco Day, Brunch Wizard, French Fancy, Football Food, Chinese New Year, and Ice Cream Shop.

Kohler Chef Demonstrations
Saturdays, 2-3pm, $40
The annual series returns for another season of engaging sessions hosted by the culinary talents of Destination Kohler. Home cooks of all skill levels are afforded a delightfully delicious way to enhance cooking skills and expand their recipe box during educational programming. Chefs demonstrate selected recipes from preparation to presentation to final tasting paired with a complementing beverage. Featured themes: The Art of Charcuterie, Make At Home Confections, Gluten-Free Desserts, and Fresh Pasta Finesse.

Many attendees use the Kitchens of Kohler sessions as the backbone of an inspired food-focused getaway. Visitors create an inspired experience by coupling a cooking session with a combination of indoor and outdoor activities, entertaining diversions, spa, and dining in Kohler’s serene setting.

“We encourage attendees to continue their culinary discover while they enjoy a seasonal craft cocktail or an unmatched dining experience at the resort’s many restaurants, bars and cafes,” said Weber.

To extend the experience, hotel packages highlighting the resort’s culinary offerings include the
Time for Two and Bed & Breakfast packages:

Time for Two Package – This overnight package includes two nights stay in The American Club or Inn on Woodlake, a three-course dinner in one of the resort’s signature restaurants – The Wisconsin Room, Blackwolf Run or Whistling Straits, one 50-minute service per guest at Kohler Waters Spa and a beverage, and various discounts on services and retail products at Kohler Waters Spa and Scentualities at The Shops at Woodlake. Pricing starts at $399 per person, based on double occupancy. Available through April 2017.
Bed & Breakfast Package – One night accommodations at The American Club or Inn on Woodlake, breakfast in the historic Wisconsin Room and discounted spa services at Kohler Waters Spa. Pricing starts at $92 per person, based on double occupancy. Available Sunday-Thursday, through April 2017, Sunday-Thursday

Throughout the year, the Destination hosts several signature culinary-inspired events and weekends. Savor-the-dates for the following:
- In Celebration of Chocolate, February 17-19
- Comedy Night, March 5
- Taste of Scotland, April 7-8
- Kohler Festival of Beer, April 28-30
- Kohler Food & Wine Experience, 17th annual, October 19-22

For more information, please call 800-344-2838 or visit DestinationKohler.com. Stay up-to-date on resort news and happenings on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

About Kohler Co. Hospitality & Real Estate Group
The Kohler Co. Hospitality & Real Estate profile includes The American Club, boasting the first and only Forbes Five-Star hotel property in Wisconsin, and world-renowned championship golf courses Whistling Straits and Blackwolf Run. Acquired in 2004, its sister property, The Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa in the birthplace of golf, St Andrews, Scotland, is a AA Five Red Star property and recognized as one of the most luxurious resorts in the world.

About Destination Kohler
Herb Kohler created Kohler Co.’s Hospitality & Real Estate Group with the reclamation of The American Club, the first and only Forbes Five-Star hotel in Wisconsin, and then built world-renowned championship golf courses, The Straits at Whistling Straits and The River at Blackwolf Run. The resort is named one of the top three golf resorts in North America, by Golf Digest Magazine. Kohler Waters Spa is the only Forbes Five-Star spa in Wisconsin and one of less than 50 in the world. The resort features 12 dining establishments from the Four-Star Immigrant to traditional pub fare at Horse & Plow and rustic country gourmet at River Wildlife. The resort is located in the Village of Kohler, Wisconsin, one hour north of Milwaukee and two and a half hours north of Chicago.

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