Has anyone ever been to any of these "classes" offered in the stores? A friend has asked if I want to attend one in December, but my assumption is you just sit there and watch the chef prepare - there's not really room for participant hands-on action, is there?
And are they basic classes - more for someone who doesn't really know how to cook? She's asking me to go to a class called "Mastering: Hors d'Oeuvres" - and the apps prepared seem pretty basic to me: "On the menu: White Bean Dip with Herbs and Lemon, Stuffed Vegetables with Herbed Cheese Filling, Chicken Skewers with Spicy Peanut Sauce, Tapenade on Crostini and Bacon and Onion Tartlets"
And, final question - do they upsell you on the W-S items in the store as they use them during the demonstration, the way Pampered Chef does? That's an absolute deal-breaker for me.