Frequently Asked Questions
  • Are you interested in working with our company?

    We are always interested if you are looking for opportunities in the hospitality industry. You must work well on a team of our motivated staff, be efficient, reliable and eager to learn. To apply with one of our companies please email us using our contact us form. (please do not drop by without an appointment).

  • Areas where The Stocked Pot Cooking School and Culinary Team Building Services.

    The Stocked Pot Cooking School and Culinary Team Building. Serving the entire Triad area; Winston Salem, Greensboro and High Point, including Charlotte and Raleigh and all surrounding cities.  The Stocked Pot Culinary Team Building services North Carolina, Southern Virginia and Northern South Carolina.  Contact us by calling 336-499-5844 or email us using our Contact Us form.

  • Do you offer catering for private events, corporate events and weddings?

    At Catering by Simple Elegance, every customer is unique!  We are passionate about culinary excellence and exemplary service.  Our range of services varies from full service events to simple delivery or pick up orders. Catering by Simple Elegance expansive menus affords the ability to work within budget requirements, service above expectations, and most importantly, a strong commitment to customer satisfaction.  We invite you to meet with our culinary team to create a menu and event that is uniquely yours.

    To maintain our high standards we employ American Culinary Federation certified, chefs, lead by Andrew McMillan, CEO and President of Catering by Simple Elegance and The Stocked Pot and Chef Donald McMillan, CEC, AAC.  Our food presentations set the trends for quality and taste. Our certified chefs excel in the training of future chefs and Culinarians

    Learn more about our various menu selections by perusing our menus online or Call Us Today at 336-499-5844, or use our online request form.

  • Do you offer Team Building?

    The Stocked Pot Culinary Team Building Challenge is an effective way to build trust and improve communication between co-workers. We work together, have fun and build relationships between co-workers. Our Culinary Team Building Events bring co-workers together to improve communication, hone problem-solving skills, build morale and have fun. Each person contributes their own personal skills to make great food together as part of a team and this becomes the focus for sharing, responsibility and making the most of each person’s individual skills. All teams work toward a common goal from prepping the food using tools of the trade, cooking the food with precise timing and plating the food with an eye for appealing excellence.

    "Food is the prefect medium for bringing people together regardless of cultural and social barriers. Allow us to help your team become more harmonious and results driven using our proven method of culinary team building" – Andrew McMillan CEO and President

  • Do you serve beverages?

    YES! Red and white wine, water and iced tea is served.

  • How does your waiting list work?
    If a class is sold out, you can add your name to the waiting list, you will not be charged. If a seat becomes available, you will be notified via email and have the option to register at that time.
  • Where is your school located?

    381 Jonestown Road (behind Burger King) We are in the Centre Stage Shopping Center. Between highway 421 and Country Club Road..

    For direction use our Google Map feature.

  • Can I volunteer to help for a class?

    Of course! We love to have volunteers helping us with the preparation and the details of the class. Simply submit your request via the 'Contact Us'. For every class you volunteer for we will let you take one class of equal or lesser value at no cost to you.

  • Do you offer private events and classes?
    Yes, we can accommodate most any event, from anniversary celebrations, rehearsal dinners, birthdays to club meetings & private dinners. To book a private party or a private cooking class please call our office at 336-499-5844.
  • How can I cancel/change a class if I am within your cancellation policy?

    1) Sign into your on-line account and click on “My Classes”

    2) Find the class you are canceling and click "Change” 

    3) Click on the box in front of the registered name.

    4) Click on the appropriated choice

    When you finish, your account will show an account credit. Refunds are given only as class credit. For your next purchase, the shopping cart will NOT automatically apply the credit and deduct the cost of your purchase from your account credit before it charges your credit card.  YOU MUST CLICK ON THE BUTTON IN THE MIDDLE OF THE PAGE “APPLY ACCOUNT CREDIT”.

  • What is the best way to sign up for a class?

    Click on the calendar, browse your options, click on the classs you are interested in and follow the directions of our shopping cart.

  • Do you have an age limit to take the classes?

    Our adult classes age starts at 12.

    Our Junior Chefs children classes ages range from 8 to 11.

    Parent and Child classes there is no age minimum.

  • How long are the classes?

    Hands-on and demonstration classes are 2 to 2 1/2 hours.  Boot Camp classes last 6 hours.

  • What do I need to bring to a cooking class?
    You may want to bring flat shoes for hands-on classes, a pen or pencil to take notes.
  • What is your cancellation policy?
    Registration is a firm commitment to attend the class.
    Any changes must be made 7 days prior to the class date.
  • Is it safe to use my credit card on-line?
    Online payment via credit card is secure, fast, easy and will guarantee that your registration is processed immediately.
    We are using a certificate : 128-bit SSL encryption.
  • What methods of payment do you accept ?

    Our online system allows us to accept Visa, Master Card, American Express and Discover.