The seventh Annual Man-O-Manishewitz Cook-Off is seeking entries for a chance to win $25,000 grand prize package including Maytag appliances, cash, an expense-paid trip and crystal trophy. Deadline is Feb. 4. To enter, log onto manischewitz.com and click on the Cook-Off banner to submit your recipe.
The 46th Pillsbury Bake-Off is now accepting entries. For the first time, America will vote to determine all 100 finalists. Participants now have three chances to enter and win. Grand Prize winner receives $1 million and $10,000 in GE kitchen appliances. Information and registration at BakeOff.com
30th National Beef Cook-Off seeks healthy recipes from home cooks. Submit your best beef recipes online at beefcookoff.org for a chance to win $25,000 and a trip to the Metropolitan Cooking & Entertaining Show in Washington, DC. Deadline April 15.
Wine and Unwind and learn about Life at the Old Asylum. Dr. Woodrow Harris will give a broad overview of the state hospital property’s fabled history and comment on its future 5:30-7 p.m. Jan. 24, $5 suggested donation. Capital Senior Center, 1650 Park Circle, (803) 779-1791, capitalseniorcenter.com
Bordeaux tasting at Gourmet Shop 6 p.m. Jan. 31. $15 in advance, $17.50 at the door. The Gourmet Shop, 724 Saluda Ave., (803) 799-3705 or thegourmetshop.net
Reserve your spot today for the Truffles + Hazelnut Wine Dinner at Let’s Cook Culinary Studio. Guest chef Carlo Zarri will be preparing a six-course dinner with wine pairings 6 p.m. Feb. 1. Pre-registration and payment is required, $96 inclusive, per person. Let’s Cook is at 1305 Assembly St., (803) 348-5874, letscookculinary.com.
Rose Wilkins’ World Famous Chicken Bog will be served at St. Alban’s Episcopal Church 5:30-8 p.m. Feb. 1. $7 per plate, $3 per child’s plate (age 12 and under), to-go plates available. More information: call church office Tuesday through Thursday, (803) 359-2444. St. Alban’s is located at 403 Park Road, Lexington.
Carolina Outdoor Cooking BBQ Class is scheduled 8a.m.-4 p.m. Feb. 16 at the Exhibition Kitchen at the State Farmers Market. $250 per person includes lunch and all day BBQ samplings. Contact Garland Hughes, (803) 360-4700 or see more information/download registration form at carolinaoutdoorcooking.com
Cooking with Chef Marion presents quick weekday meals in one hour or less, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday at Ballentine Park. $20 per person, ages 18 and up. Call for reservations (803) 781-2031 or email email@example.com.
Charleston Cooks! at Cross Hill. Register for classes online at charlestoncooks.com. All classes begin at 6:30 p.m. unless noted. Thursday, $10 dinners; Friday, couples French bistro; Saturday, 10 a.m., knife skills; Jan. 29, kitchen fundamentals: meat and poultry; Jan. 30, noon-1 p.m., lunch express: Asian noodles; Jan. 31, winter citrus
Chef Francois Fisera hosts cooking classes at Fleur de Lys Home Culinary Institute. Friday, wines of South Africa; Jan. 29 and Feb. 1, osso bucco; Feb. 5, French cooking goes to the dogs. Fleur de Lys is at 3001 Millwood Ave. (803) 765-9999 or fleurdelyscolumbiasc.com
Let’s Cook Culinary Studio events: Thursday, gluten-free Italian; Friday, couples cook; Saturday and Feb. 2, Food Wisdom RX with Roxanne Smith: Plant-based cooking. Detailed listings at letscookculinary.com. Let’s Cook is at 1305 Assembly St. (803) 348-5874
McCutchen House on the USC Horseshoe. See complete schedule and sign up for classes at http://webapps .csg.sc.edu/ McCutchen.
Have an upcoming food event? Email details to firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline is 5 p.m. Friday.