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Online Zoom Classes by Chef Veera

 

ZOOM CLASSES WITH CHEF VEERA

Chef Veera has offered in-store tasting events and cooking demos since the inception of the Oil & Vinegar store in Greenville SC. In the interest of adapting to present times, she has transitioned to offering her expertise via new interactive Zoom classes. Click here to learn more about Chef Veera.

 

Current Class offerings include:

 

Sign up for a class below, or book your own private virtual event for family, friends, or as a holiday party or client/employee appreciation event. Email Chef Veera at Greenville.SC@oilandvinegarusa.com to create your personalized experience.

Scroll down for dates and details on current class offerings. Check back here often for additional times and offerings!


CLASS: EXPLORING THE WORLD OF OIL & VINEGAR

The health benefits of EVOO's and Vinegars are well documented. Also, well documented are the issues of fraud and mislabeling in the EVOO industry. Learn about the production methods, health benefits, care, and uses of oils and vinegars. Most important, learn how to identify healthy oils like an expert.

You’ll learn how to make vinaigrettes, taste two delicious combinations of oils and vinegars to sue for a salad. Learn to make a healthy and delicious drink called a shrub and get recommendations for using both oils and vinegars in your everyday cooking.

Sign up for a class below, or book your own private virtual event for family, friends, and even your staff. Email Chef Veera at Veera@ChefVeera.com to create your personalized experience.

Times:

  • - Visit back here to check for new class time

Price of $19.95 per person/link and includes;

  • - 60 minutes of interactive learning
  • - Samples that will be used during the cooking demo sent in the mail in advance of the class
    • Create 2 single-serve salads and a single-serve shrub with Chef Veera
    • 6 oil and vinegar samples (20 ml each) to make 2 single-serve salad dressings and 1 shrub
    • Retail value of products sent is over $20
  • - List of a few simple ingredients to have on hand if you wish to prepare the recipes along with Chef Veera

 

Don't want to order online, purchase tickets by phone (864-241-6689). Classes are non-refundable.


CLASS: TIPS ON FOLLOWING THE MEDITERRANEAN DIET

Named the best diet in the world two years in a row, join Chef Veera to learn some tips on following this lifestyle while eating healthy and flavorful meals.

Learn to make a three-course meal -- a light, veggie-based entrée typical of the Mediterranean diet, a delicious easy salad, a refreshing shrub to sip on as you enjoy dinner, and a fruit-centered, sweet, scrumptious dessert.

Sign up for a class below, or book your own private virtual event for family, friends, and even your staff. Email Chef Veera at Veera@ChefVeera.com to create your personalized experience.

Times:

  • - Tuesday May 3, 2022
    • 6:00 pm ET/3:00pm PT

      Registration Deadline for SHIPPED samples is April 26, 2022
      Registration Deadline for PICK UP samples is May 2, 2022

Price $49.95 per person/link and includes;

  • - 60 minutes of interactive learning 
  • - Samples that will be used during the cooking demo sent in the mail in advance of the class
    • - Cook alongside Chef Veera and make dinner for up to 6 people (based on samples sent)
    • - 4 oil and vinegar samples (100ml each), plus one full size product—enough to serve 6 or use for a future meal
    • - Retail value of products sent is $53
  • - List of a few simple ingredients to have on hand if you wish to prepare the recipes along with Chef Veera

 

Don't want to order online, purchase tickets by phone (864-241-6689). Classes are non-refundable.


CLASS: COCKTAILS & CROSTINI

Come learn how to create quick and easy crostini appetizers and cocktails or mocktails for your next in-person or virtual party. In this hands-on class Chef Veera will guide you through making two cocktails with a fun, unique twist and 3 crostini toppings that you won’t stop raving about!

Sign up for a class below, or book your own private virtual event for family, friends, and even your staff. Email Chef Veera at Veera@ChefVeera.com to create your personalized experience.

Times:

  • - Visit back here to check for new class time

Price $54.95 per person/link and includes;

  • - 60 minutes of interactive learning 
  • - Samples that will be used during the cooking demo sent in the mail in advance of the class
    • - Create drinks and crostini for 4 people with Chef Veera (based on samples sent)
    • - 2 vinegar samples (100ml each), plus three full size products along with mini samples of additional products. Get delicious ideas for using the leftover products
    • - Retail value of products sent is $60
  • - List of a few simple ingredients to have on hand if you wish to prepare the recipes along with Chef Veera

 

Don't want to order online, purchase tickets by phone (864-241-6689). Classes are non-refundable.


CLASS: BUILDING YOUR CHEESE & CHARCUTERIE BOARDS

The perfect recipe for Happy Hour – Learn to craft a spectacular cheese and charcuterie board. Pair cheeses and meats with the provided accoutrements and create a picture-perfect board. Make a fun and festive sparkling drink to sip on as you savor your creation.

Sign up for a class below, or book your own private virtual event for family, friends, and even your staff. Email Chef Veera at Veera@ChefVeera.com to create your personalized experience.

Times:

  • - Visit back here to check for new class times

Price $44.95 per person/link and includes;

  • - 45 minutes of interactive learning
  • - Samples that will be used during the cooking demo sent in the mail in advance of the class
    • - Create a sparkling drink and build a cheese and charcuterie board with Chef Veera to serve up to 6 people
    • - Receive an oil and vinegar for dipping, condiments for cheese and meats, olives, crackers and nuts. Get delicious ideas for using the leftover products
    • - Retail value of products sent is $50
  • - List of meats, cheeses and a few other ingredients to have on hand if you wish to prepare the board along with Chef Veera during class

 

Don't want to order online, purchase tickets by phone (864-241-6689). Classes are non-refundable.


CLASS: VEGETABLES ARE THE BEST!

Want to experience the power of an all-vegetable diet? Learn about plant-based eating and how to create multiple vegan/vegetarian dishes with flavors from around the world. This hands-on class shows you tips and tricks so you’ll never be bored with your veggies again. Who said eating healthy couldn’t be delicious?

Sign up for a class below, or book your own private virtual event for family, friends, and even your staff. Email Chef Veera at Veera@ChefVeera.com to create your personalized experience.

Times:

  • - Visit back here to check for new class time

Price $49.95 per person/link and includes;

  • - 45 minutes of interactive learning
  • - Samples that will be used during the cooking demo sent in the mail in advance of the class
    • -Create 2 main dishes and one side for 4-6 people with Chef Veera (based on samples sent)
    • -3 oils and 1 vinegar sample (100ml each), plus one full size product along with a mini sample of an additional product. Get delicious ideas for using the leftover products
    • - Retail value of products sent is $50
  • -List of a few simple ingredients to have on hand if you wish to prepare the recipes along with Chef Veera

 

Don't want to order online, purchase tickets by phone (864-241-6689). Classes are non-refundable.


CLASS: BEING BRAVE WITH OUR BRUSCHETTA

Did you know you could make crostini, a soup, a salad dressing, AND meatballs – all with one common ingredient? In this hands-on class you’ll use our ever-popular bruschetta seasoning mix to create flair to any meal as you learn the secrets to creativity in the kitchen. If you love the savory taste of Bruschetta, you’ll love all the different ways you’ll learn to use it. AND, you’ll discover easy tips for being brave and creative in the kitchen.

Sign up for a class below, or book your own private virtual event for family, friends, and even your staff. Email Chef Veera at Veera@ChefVeera.com to create your personalized experience.

Times:

  • - Thursday April 28, 2022
    • 6:00 pm ET/3:00pm PT

      Registration Deadline for SHIPPED samples is April 21, 2022
      Registration Deadline for PICK UP samples is April 27, 2022

Price $49.95 per person/link and includes;

  • - 60 minutes of interactive learning
  • - Samples that will be used during the cooking demo sent in the mail in advance of the class
    • - Create Crostini, a Soup, a Salad, and Meatballs for 2-3 people with Chef Veera (based on sample set).
    • - An oil and vinegar sample (100ml each), plus two full-size products along with two mini samples of additional products. Get delicious ideas for using the leftover products!
    • - Retail value of products sent is over $50
  • -List of a few simple ingredients to have on hand if you wish to prepare the recipes along with Chef Veera

 

Don't want to order online, purchase tickets by phone (864-241-6689). Classes are non-refundable.


 

 

ABOUT CHEF VEERA GAUL Ph.D.
Veera is a trained chef and educator whose passion for food led her into the hospitality industry and into a 22-year career at Johnson & Wales University, an acclaimed culinary and hospitality institution. During her entire career there she continued to study culinary topics such as nutrition, modernist cuisine and food chemistry. She also served on many project teams including leading a team that collaborated with Tulane Medical School to create a culinary curriculum for all medical students.


In 2013, Chef Veera joined husband Joe, to open an Oil & Vinegar franchise store in downtown Greenville SC. This gave her the opportunity to once again pursue her first loves – cooking and teaching. Veera is a huge proponent of the Mediterranean Diet (she calls it a Lifestyle) and is excited to share her culinary expertise and enthusiasm for healthy and flavorful food. She often uses the artisan-made small-batch products of the store to encourage others to learn how easy it is to adopt a flavorful and healthy, yet gourmet lifestyle.

 

Find out more about Veera at chefveera.com