Free Technique Classes

We're pleased to offer free Technique Classes at your local Williams-Sonoma store. Class sizes are limited. For specific times and more details, find your local store>

• Hour-long technique classes are free and include tastings of prepared dishes.
• Participants enjoy 10% savings* on select same-day store purchases.
• Available at all stores; class times vary by store location.
• Class size is limited – call your local store to register.

*Offer excludes La Cornue, Le Crueset, Mauviel, Shun, Wusthof, Miele, Vitamix, Breville, Kitchenaid Pro Line, WS Home

Technique Classes

Air fry your way to some of the tastiest foods imaginable - using little or no oil! We’ll use the Philips air fryer to cook sweet and spicy chicken wings, kale chips and more. Utilizing heat circulation technology, this innovative machine fries foods to crispy, golden brown perfection, and is also excellent for baking, roasting and grilling.


Looking for new ways to use your Vitamix blender and KitchenAid mixer? Join us and learn how to make warming soups in the Vitamix, plus savory quick breads with a stand mixer - just in time for the chilly days of autumn.


If all those choices of coffee and machines seem a bit bewildering, this is the class for you! You’ll learn about coffee beans, including how different roasts and grinds affect the finished drink. We’ll also demonstrate a variety of machines that brew perfect coffee and espresso. After this class, you’ll be a barista in your own home!

Technique Classes

Master the art of chopping, slicing and dicing like a professional chef. In this hands-on class, we’ll cover the basic knife skills you need for everyday cooking. You’ll learn about the differences between German and Japanese knives, and how to keep your knives and skills sharp. Then we’ll transform all that cut-up produce into a simple lunch.