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Culinary & Beverage Academy

Budding chefs and everyday cooks along with potential mixologists can awaken their talents at the Grand Hotel Culinary & Beverage Academy. Each month a Grand Chef teaches at the resort’s Academy in a series of fun, hands-on experiences aimed at expanding the participants’ knowledge of both culinary and beverage basics and novel advanced techniques. Enhance a stay at the Grand in an exciting interactive Culinary & Beverage Academy session that will have people raving about your exceptional knowledge.

CULINARY ACADEMY ($30 fee) (Temporarily Unavailable)
In each Grand Culinary Academy, participants take on a different foodie topic in an engaging session that combines an interactive two-hour cooking demonstration, recipes, food sampling and a diploma. Classes are on Saturdays at 10:00am and are limited in size. Geared for cooks of all levels, most Grand Hotel Culinary Academy programs are $30, unless otherwise noted.

BEVERAGE ACADEMY ($30 fee) (Temporarily Unavailable)
Each month, our Beverage Manager leads classes designed to expand participants’ beverage knowledge and mixology repertoire. Whether you are a beginner or an expert, the experience is informative and enjoyable, including a one-hour beverage demonstration, recipes, beverage sampling and a diploma. Classes are on Fridays at 5:30pm and are limited in size. Most Grand Hotel Beverage Academy classes are $30 and participants must be at least 21 years old to attend, unless otherwise noted.


To register for a class, contact 251.928.9201


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NOTE: Thank you for understanding as the Grand Hotel made the necessary enhancements due to Hurricane Sally. Our Grand team is excited to announce the resort will open at 4pm on Thursday, September 24 with the following amenities available: Main Building & South Bay House Guest Rooms, Bucky’s Lounge, Bayside Grill, In Room Dining, Local Market, Oak & Azalea, Tennis Pro Shop and 10 Tennis Courts, Pier, Grand Lawn, Grandeur Grit and Glory, Feature Pool, Adult Pool & Cabanas. The Jubilee Poolside Grill will open on Friday, September 25. Additional guest rooms, Southern Roots, 1847, game room, the spa and golf will open in early October.

At the Grand we are committed to everyone’s well-being. Your safety is our priority. A study by international experts indicated that the spread of COVID-19 would be drastically reduced if 80 percent of the population wore a face covering combined with social distancing. That’s why we want to strongly increase everyone to wear a face mask in buildings and elevators