Cooking School

Get Tutored in Good Taste

For those who really want to stir up something special in Charleston, Zero George Cooking School offers a unique way to expand your culinary repertoire. Hosted in our 1804 kitchen carriage house and taught around our beloved Heston range, our intimate cooking classes led by our own Chef Petrillo and visiting chefs are an epicurean experience you’ll not soon forget.   

Upcoming Culinary Events: 

November Wine Class ~ Historical Italy: Barolo, Barbaresco, Brunello and Everything In Between, Saturday, November 23rd and Sunday, November 24th

Come join us as we tour Italy and taste some of their most famous red wines! The class is led by Manager and Head Sommelier Ashley Broshious and will feature a curated tasting of different wines paired with a light snack prepared by Chef Vinson Petrillo. Click here to reserve your spot. 

December Wine Class ~ Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon Retrospective Tasting, Sunday, December 8th

Join us on December 8th to try some of the most historical wines from the 1990’s with specialist Peter Lashmet and Advanced Sommelier Ashley Broshious. Wines will be paired with bites from Chef Vinson Petrillo and guests will be able to taste these incredible wines side by side. Click here to reserve your spot. 

December Wine Class ~ European Vacation: Holiday Traditions From the Old World, Saturday, December 14th and Sunday, December 15th

Just in time for the holidays, join us for our December wine class as we explore traditions from all over Europe! The class is led by Manager and Head Sommelier Ashley Broshious and will feature a curated tasting of different wines paired with a light snack prepared by Chef Vinson Petrillo. Click here to reserve your spot. 

January Wine Class ~ Somm Day School: From Popping Champagne to Blind Tasting, Saturday, January 18th and Sunday, January 19th

Learn tips and tricks on how to be a sommelier! Our Somm Day School will be a dive into what a sommelier is, how to blind taste, how to open wine like a professional and everything in between. In this two hour class we will cover basic regions of the world and you will be able to impress friends and family alike with new skills and see what it takes to be a professional sommelier. Click here to reserve your spot.

Cooking Class led by Zero Restaurant + Bar Sous Chef Tyler Chavis, Select Sundays

Join the talented Sous Chef Tyler Chavis on select Sundays for a fun and innovative cooking class to boost your cooking repertoire. Click here to reserve your spot for upcoming classes. 

The Details:

Monday 7-9 PM

9 seats open

Saturday 11 AM -1 PM

Select Sundays 11 AM -1 PM


3 courses + paired wine

$150 / person + tax and gratuity


Past Chefs

There's lots to share about our cuisine

459test Steven Greene Zero Restaurant Guest Chef
Steven Déveraux Greene
Chef, Recipe Developer, James Beard Semi-finalist

Steven Devereaux Greene is executive chef of The Umstead Hotel and Spa, a Cary, NC, hotel lauded for its progressive American regional cuisine. He is responsible for all food and beverage operations, including Herons restaurant, The Bar & Lounge, in-room dining, and catering.

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Guest Chef Charleston Kristen Kish
Kristen Kish
Chef, Top Chef Winner, Host of 36 Hours

Born in South Korea and adopted into a family in Kentwood, MI, Kristen Kish showed an affinity for cooking at a young age. Her mother suggested she go to culinary school and since attending Le Cordon Bleu in Chicago, Kristen has never looked back.

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Ashton Keefe
Chef, Instructor, Recipe Developer

Ashton Keefe is a classically trained chef with a passion for teaching people how to cook. Her family roots of food and wine inspired her to pursue what she grew up doing – eating, drinking and breaking bread around the family table.

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Mark Moriarty Zero Restaurant Charleston Guest Chef
Mark Moriarty
San Pellegrino Young Chef, 2015

Mark Moriarty started cooking at the age of 15 during his summer holidays at the Chart House in Dingle, Co Kerry. While completing his degree in Culinary Arts at DIT he began working under Kevin Thornton at Thorntons Restaurant for two years.

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Brys Stephens
Author, Food Writer & Consultant

Brys Stephens is an author, food writer, and consultant based in Charleston, South Carolina. Stephens’s writing credits include bylines in publications like Bon Appétit, Garden and Gun, Charleston City Paper, and Charleston Magazine.

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Chef Chris Hall
Local Three Atlanta, GA

Chris is both chef and managing partner at Local Three, which is why he has the least hair of the three partners. A self-taught cook, Chris has worked in kitchens from Philadelphia’s Le Bec Fin to Atlanta’s Canoe and 4th & Swift.

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Chef Justin Devillier
La Petite Grocery New Orleans, LA

Justin Devillier grew up in southern California where he spent the summers fishing and in the fall and winter he would dive for lobsters just steps from his front door.

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