• Cooking is our happy place.

    From cookware and bakeware to cutlery and the latest gadgets, Gourmet Gallery has everything you need in your kitchen. Our cooking classes entertain, educate, and inspire. CRAV, our healthy take-out, keeps you fit. If you need some new recipe ideas, we are your resource.



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All cooking classes require reservations and prepayment. Reservations must be made at least 48 hours prior to class. Cancellations – 100% refund if reservation is cancelled 48 hours prior to class.

50% refund if cancelled 24 hours prior to class.

No refund if cancelled less than 24 hours prior to class.


Saturday, October 17 – Crepes with Olga (In case you missed the first FABULOUS class!)

11:30am – 1:30pm – If you are intimidated by the idea of making crepes, if you really like crepes, or if you are simply interested in learning something new, join us for this fun, hands-on, yummy class with Olga Arensman. You will get to try your hand at making your own crepes and you will leave with some fabulous recipes and tips on crepe making. $25/person.


Friday, October 23 – Cast Iron Skillet – Creole Cooking with Sheri

5:30 – 7:30 pm – You won’t want to miss Sheri Raleigh-Yearby’s second class at Gourmet Gallery! If you made it to the first class, you know what I’m talking about! It was such a hit, we asked her how quickly she could come back! Menu for this event includes the following:

Peach Spritzer, Crispy Crab Balls w Remoulade Sauce, Sauce Piquante au Poulet with Rice, Marinated Green Beans, Bread Pudding with Bourbon Sauce and Cafe Au Lait. $60/person.


Saturday, October 24 – Artisan Bread Workshop – CLASS IS FULL

11 am – 12 noon Learn how to make Rachel’s delicious artisan bread at home! Enjoy a one-hour, hands-on workshop to make your own artisan bread at Gourmet Gallery. Take home a loaf to eat, a loaf to bake later, and Rachel’s “top secret” recipes and tips. You and your loved ones will be glad you did! $25/person. (Supposed to be $25, but I goofed up. If you got in for less, you’re lucky!)

**Thursday, October 29 – Dancing with the Waco Stars – Hippodrome

Family Abuse Center Fundraising Event – for tickets go to www.familyabusecenter.org and click on “events.” Karyn is one of the dancers! Should at least be funny. :) Come hae a good time and support a worthy cause. Call Karyn at 254-399-0429 for more information.


Friday, November 6 –Thanksgiving Barnett’s Style

5:30 – 7:30 pm – If you haven’t met Andrew & Ashley Steakley, the new owners of Barnett’s in Waco, now is your chance. This will be a culinary experience to remember. Andrew is a fabulous chef and is creating a menu for you to absolutely WOW your holiday guests this year. Join us for a delicious, creative class. $70/person. $130/couple.


Saturday, November 7 – Indian Appetizers with Priti Patel

11:30 am – 1:30 pm – Join us for a spicy lunchtime treat with Priti Patel’s colorful stories and delectable Indian cuisine, only the way Priti can do it! This is a super-fun and delicious class to give you some great holiday entertaining ideas. Menu includes Tandoori Pizza, Indian Bruschetta, Mango Salsa and MORE! $55/person


Thursday, November 12 – Cooking the Books – Food, A Love Story

11:30 am – 1 p.m. – Jo Ann is cooking up something good! This Cooking the Books session features Jim Gaffigan’s book, Food, A Love Story.  From the author’s website, “In his much anticipated follow-up to the New York Times bestseller Dad Is Fat, Jim Gaffigan reveals his most intimate food memories, opinions, and fantasies that will keep you laughing all the way to the refrigerator.” Lunch and book talk $13/person (no charge for laughter).


Saturday, November 14 – Gifts from the Home Workshop – Homemade Kahlua

11 am – 12 noon – Bring your own 2 ½ cups of good quality vodka (TABC rules) and come to Gourmet Gallery to make some of the most delicious coffee liqueur you’ve ever tasted. Since this is best steeped for a long time, we will make it and bottle it now in time for you to give as holiday gifts. $31/person includes storage jar.


Saturday, November 21 – Sourdough Bread from STARTER to Finish!

If you have ever been intimidated by making sourdough bread, this is the class for you! (I know my own has NEVER turned out right!) Sourdough Aficionada DAWN SCHULTZ will lead us through making the perfect sourdough – for breads, pizzas, and more!  Class includes STARTER, bread, recipes, and hands-on instruction. $35/person



Saturday, December 5 – Gifts from the Home – Homemade Irish Crème Liqueur

10:30 am – 12:30 pm – BYO Irish Whiskey (TABC rules) and we’ll provide all the rest for delicious homemade Irish Crème Liqueur. Makes a lovely Christmas gift! $35/person. (We provide storage container.)

“If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold,

it would be a merrier world.” – J.R.R. Tolkien



Call 254-399-0429 to make reservations!

Cooking at Gourmet Gallery

Join us for a cooking class to learn something & have fun. Bring a date or a friend! The more the merrier – sometimes!