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


No matter how much we feast, there’s always room for dessert on Thanksgiving. Sweet slices of pumpkin and pecan pie are classics, but we’ll also cover some delicious alternatives such as pumpkin cheesecake. This class will ensure your Thanksgiving ends on a sweet note.

Celebrate the magic of the season by creating your very own gingerbread house, complete with festive trimmings and delectable decorations. We’ll assemble the house and you can decorate it as you please. Then take home your work of art, which we know will impress your family and friends! Suitable for all ages. Class fee: $30, includes the gingerbread house, decorations and the best part—we do the cleanup!

Call or visit our store to reserve your spot!

If anyone knows how to make holiday entertaining effortless, it’s Ina Garten, host of Barefoot Contessa on the Food Network and author of nine cookbooks. Join us as we prepare some of our favorite Barefoot Contessa recipes that are perfect for your holiday gatherings. We’ll also share some of Ina’s smart strategies from her newest cookbook, Make It Ahead.

For more of Ina's Make It Ahead Tips, purchase your copy today!


Ring in the New Year with festive cocktails, savory appetizers and sweet treats, all simple to prepare in advance. Learn how to throw an elegant New Year’s Eve party that will keep your guests happy while they wait for the clock to strike midnight.