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Cooking Classes

Call to reserve your space @ 541-899-1047.  $35 dollars a class unless specified otherwise.


Now on Sundays! Take a Cooking Class. Won't you join us?

Cooking Class Schedule                                           

We now offer in store Cooking Classes only $35!*

Private classes and parties also available.

Call to reserve your space @ 541-899-1047.

Visit our website for more information www.JacksonvilleMercantile.com


Sunday February 7, 2016 at 5pm Thai Our most popular class. Learn how to make Chicken satay with Peanut Sauce, Fresh Spring Rolls and Tom Ka Gai Soup.

Sunday February 21, 2016 at 5pm Soups In this class we will learn three soups perfect for the winter months. Tomato Bisque, Italian Tortelini Soup and Cream of Wild Mushroom


Sunday March 6, 2016  at 5pm Mediterranean  In this class you will learn why the Mediterranean diet is so healthy and how to incorporate Mediterranean principles into everyday cooking. We’ll learn how to make Verdure Miste alla Parmigiana from Campagna, Avgolomono Soup from Greece and a shaved fennel salad from North Africa called Salatat al-bishas


Sunday March 20, 2016 at 5pm Paella. Learn all the tricks of a perfect Paella and how to achieve the perfect soccarat Don’t know what soccarat is?? Join us to learn how to make a Paella, the history of Paella and then we’ll eat our Paella.


Sunday April 3, 2016 at 5pm Spanish Tapas   We’ll learn Mushrooms and Aioli, Artichoke Rice Cakes with Mangego and Spanish Tortilla.


Sunday April 17, 2016 at 5pm Muffins and Mini Cakes.   In this class we will use alternate cooking methods to make English Muffins, Green Tea Cakes and classic cooking method for breakfast muffins.



Cooking Class Schedule                                           

Call to reserve your space @ 541-899-1047.


Cancellation Policy:

Because food must be purchased and class instruction prepared in advance, class fees for cancellations made less than 48 hours prior to class are not refundable. With more than 48-hour notice of a cancellation, credit may be applied to a future class or fees can be refunded. "No shows" will not receive a refund or credit. If enrollment for a class is insufficient, Jacksonville Mercantile reserves the right to cancel the class and will notify registered students of the cancellation. In the event of a cancelled class, students may choose to take another class on our current schedule or be fully refunded.  Reminder Notifications will not always be sent, please be sure to mark your calendars if you have signed up.


What would you like to learn? Call the store and let us know at 541-899-1047. We can also do private classes for groups. Want to have a private cooking class in your home? We can do that. Want to give a cooking class as a gift? We have gift certificates available.





Private Class rates:


Private Classes at the Jacksonville Mercantile $350.00 limit 10 students. The following classes can be selected:


  • Thai I
  • Thai II
  • Paella
  • Patio and Picnic Foods
  • Pasta by Hand
  • Sauces
  • Mediterranean
  • Soups
  • Dim Sum


Private Classes in your home $400 + groceries     


Cooking Class gift certificates $35.00 each*  


*If cooking class is more than $35.00 the difference will need to be paid prior to the class.


Happy Cooking Everyone!


Chef Constance