Cooking
School

Tallahassee, FL

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 (850) 893-3480.

We are conveniently located at Publix Super Market at Village Square in Tallahassee, Florida.

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. 

Sergio Endara

Sergio Endara

Senior Managing Chef

Sergio Endara is a true believer in the goodness of sustainable and fresh foods. A native of Miami, Sergio specializes in Spanish and Caribbean cooking styles that highlight the flavor profiles of fresh ingredients. After a few years working in law enforcement, Sergio discovered his true calling was in the kitchen. He attended Orlando Culinary Academy and graduated with honors. He worked as a restaurant manager and sous chef for 13 years at several Walt Disney World Resort restaurants and was featured at several Epcot Food & Wine events.

Levi Newsome

Levi Newsome

Chef & Instructor

Levi Newsome likes to add a little food science and history to his cooking classes whether it’s sharing the Portuguese origins of tempura frying or demonstrating the emulsifying properties of egg yolks. A native of Tallahassee, Levi started cooking professionally at the age of 15 and trained under several classically trained chefs at different restaurants. After becoming head chef at the age of 22, Levi wanted to expand his culinary knowledge and incorporate the fields of chemistry, biology, and history into his repertoire.