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Join us in the hearth kitchen at Gunston Hall for the ultimate experience in slow food as you learn to employ 18th-century cooking techniques and recipes to create period dishes.  Use your hearth skills to investigate complex recipes while cooking over an open flame, take a tour of the house and meet other food enthusiasts.

Pre-requisite: Beginning Hearth Cooking experience strongly recommended.

The class is a one-day session from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on each weekend day.  Registration includes all materials and lunch. Please plan to wear clothing made from natural fibers, as you will be around open flame.  These include cotton, linen, and wool.  Stay away from garments containing polyester, nylon, acrylic, or lycra.

Registration for Intermediate Hearth Cooking: $125 non-member, $100 Friends of Gunston Hall

Two Day Registration for Beginner and Intermediate: $225 non-member, $175 Friends of Gunston Hall. 

Check back for details on how to register online.   If you have further questions, or would like to register over the phone, please call 703-550-9220 and speak to our Education Manager, Lacey Villiva.