Hoover, AL

About this location.

Whether you’re looking to raise your culinary cred in a hands-on class or relax with a Wine & Dine Demonstration, our talented chefs are here to educate and inspire. Publix Aprons® cooking classes are a unique way to spend time together as a family or enjoy a special night out.

While our cooking schools are all about sharing new food experiences, we want our guests to feel comfortable while wining and dining with our expert chefs. For questions regarding specific COVID-19 and social distancing policies, please call us at (205) 778-5381.

We are conveniently located at Publix Super Market at Tattersall Park in Hoover, Alabama.

About our chefs.

Our experienced chefs are here to educate and inspire. Get to know the culinary experts who bring flavor and fun to our cooking school’s interactive learning environment. 

Emily Roy

Emily Roy

Chef & Instructor

Emily Roy is happiest when she’s baking whether it’s artesian bread or delicate desserts. A native of Fort Polk, La., Emily grew up in a military family, lived in nine different states, and moved more than 20 times. She credits her on-the-go childhood for her penchant for preparedness, ability to adapt recipes on the fly, and keeping calm when the heat is on. Emily graduated from Johnson & Wales University with degrees in culinary arts as well as baking and pastry arts. In her cooking classes, Emily enjoys sharing her best baking secrets with her students.

Adam Joiner

Adam Joiner

Assistant Managing Chef

Adam W. Joiner specializes in combining French cooking techniques with Southern ingredients. Adam’s appreciation for these distinctive flavors started as a child in his native Mississippi where he helped his grandfather grow vegetables for his family and community. A graduate of Culinard, the Culinary Institute of Virginia College in Birmingham, Ala., Adam was executive sous chef at Greystone County Club’s flagship Restaurant Cellar 91 and has worked at several fine restaurants and clubs.