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December 2017

Holiday Pop-ups: Machine Shop Boulangerie and Aurora Grace Chocolates

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What’s poppin’ Philly? I’ll tell you what’s popping, two sweet pop-up shops at COOK! If you love baked goods and sweets get excited.  Joining us Sunday, December 17th from 11am – 4pm is Machine Shop Boulangerie, a South Philly French-inspired bakery that churns out amazing breads and pastries. Then, on Friday, December 22nd from 12 – 6pm we will have Aurora Grace Chocolates, an artisanal confectionery shop in Philadelphia that specializes in chocolates, macaroons and pastries. Stop in both days to purchase from their gorgeous selection of baked goods.
With the holiday season underway, this is a perfect opportunity to get some sweets for friends, coworkers, and loved ones. Or simply treat yourself! These treats and breads from Machine Shop and Aurora Grace are also great additions to any holiday feast, with no kitchen hassle for you! We will be serving hot spiked mulled beverages during each pop-up so that you can warm your body and mind while doing some holiday shopping. And if all of that wasn’t enough, our 12 Days of COOKmas sales are still underway during the pop-up events so you can enjoy 20% off on select retail items! Check below for details on what Machine Shop Boulangerie and Aurora Grace Chocolates will be selling and what retail items COOK has for sale each day.
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COOK Gift Giving Guide


Looking to get the perfect holiday gift for that special someone in your life? Look no further! We’ve kicked off our 12 Days of COOKmas sale yesterday. Save 20% off select retail items–sale items change daily, so there’s something for everyone! Does you have a loved one that is all about baking? Maybe your bestie is a cocktail enthusiast. Or perhaps your you know a seasoned grill master. If you have a friend or family member that can be found in the kitchen any given day, we have you covered this holiday season. Below are recommended great gifts for someone special in your life.

Also, be sure to check out the 12 Days of COOKmas sale schedule!

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Class Recap: Amazing Grace: Wine Dinner with Scott Megill and GM Elizabeth Megill of Grace Winery

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This past Wednesday, Executive Chef Scott Megill and General Manager Elizabeth Megill of Grace Winery graced (see what we did there?) COOK with a fantastic seasonal wine pairing dinner. The Inn at Grace Winery is located in the heart of Brandywine Valley in Glen Mills, Pennsylvania. The original Quaker farmhouse from 1734 sits on fifty acres of historic land. From housing the British during the battle of Brandywine, to housing countless barrels of wine, this beautiful land has certainly seen a lot. In 1995, current owner Chris Le Vine named the winery after his sister, Grace, who previously owned the establishment, formally Sweetwater Farm Bed and Breakfast.

While the wine was absolutely a hit, Scott’s execution of locally procured meats, cheeses, and vegetables stole the show. COOK guests enjoyed an amuse trio followed by a four course meal. Each course was served with a wine that complemented the flavors of the dish.

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Twelve Days of COOKmas Sale

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COOKmas time is here. That’s right, our 12 Days of COOKmas Sale begins this Monday, December 11th. Through Friday, December 22nd save 20% on select retail items. Each day we will be showcasing different items, so throughout the sale there’s something for everyone.

Additionally, we are excited to host two holiday pop-up shopping events featuring Machine Shop Boulangerie and Aurora Grace Chocolates, who will be selling their tasty treats right here at COOK! Check out the 12 Days of COOKmas schedule below, subject to change, so keep checking back.

For photos and reminders of daily sale items, follow us on Instagram (@audreyclairecook) and Twitter (@cookphilly)

Merry COOKmas!

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Sneak Peek of January at COOK


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We’re putting the finishing touches on our January schedule, but here’s a sneak peek of what we have coming up. Don’t forget to grab your seats here Monday, December 4th at 2pm.

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