Cooking Classes & In Store EventsNeed a few pointers in the kitchen? Enroll in our cooking classes. Want to have a fun evening and learn something useful at the same time? Enroll in our cooking classes!
Our cooking school is located in the heart of our retail store in historical downtown Duncan, Oklahoma. Discover the joy of using quality cookware, kitchen utensils and eating fine foods in our fully equipped Viking Kitchen.
Watch and learn from a number of superb local cooks, local and regional chefs and one of the owners of Distinctive Decor. We also offer cooking classes to private parties up to 12 participants. Come and join us and have a great time!
Sign up quickly for our scheduled classes; class enrollment is limited to 12 participants. Because our classes are small we cannot accept reservations for our cooking classes without prepayment. Reservations can be made online, by phone or in our store.
|3rd Annual Pumpkin Carving Contest at Boo Review, 10/25/14|
This is the third year we've hosted a pumpkin carving during Main Street Boo Review! Bring your carved pumpkin to the store at 901 W. Main between 9am - 11am on Saturday, Oct 25. We'll proudly display it in our contest and Boo Review attendees will have the opportunity to "vote with their dollars" for their favorites. The pumpkin with the most money in its jar is the winner, and the carver will receive a new chef's knife from us! All proceeds benefit Stephens County Humane Society.
|Cooking with Marcus: Tagliatelle Pasta with Artichokes, 10/30/14 6pm|
Tagliatelle is a rustic, egg-based pasta that works beautifully with simple sauces. Learn how to make this handcut favorite, along with a fresh and flavorful accompaniment of artichokes.
|"Chicks after Six" Holiday Shopping and Wish List Party, 11/12/14|
Visit Distinctive Decor after 6 on November 12, 2014 to sip, see, and socialize! We'll have cocktails, snacks, special discounts, and door prizes for all of our girlfriends. You'll get the store to yourselves to get your Christmas gift lists checked off, plus fill out a Wish List that we'll send to your significant other with an offer to help get your heart's desire all wrapped up and ready to go!
Don't miss this first-ever Chicks After Six event! Contact us to be sure you're on the invite list.
|Cooking with Marcus: Frittatas Three Ways, 11/18/14 6pm|
Marcus and Elizabeth will each demonstrate a different variation of the classic frittata, an Italian omelette that is every busy cook's go-to for delicious flavor. From an easy brunch entree to asparagus and tomato frittata for dinner (and a surprise combination as well!), you'll learn how to combine ingredients and make the perfect "crustless quiche."
|Holiday Stroll, 11/22/14|
For decades, one of the community's favorite events has been the Main Street Holiday Stroll. Downtown businesses stay open late, stores give out door prizes and offer hors d'oeuvres, and the festive atmosphere ushers in the holiday season.
The staff of Distinctive Decor invites you to stop in any time from 5 - 9pm and find some new gift ideas as well as try out our holiday entertaining specialties. Don't miss the crowd-pleasing gadget demonstrations throughout the store!
|Small Business Saturday, 11/29/14|
We're proud to be a local hometown Duncan business, and we can't wait for Small Business Saturday! We encourage the entire community to shop local and support small businesses. Whether you're a Distinctive Decor regular, a first-time Main Street shopper, or just visiting for the holidays, we'd love to make you a gourmet coffee and show you around our beautiful storefront. We'll have specials all day, as well as door prizes and gifts with purchase from several of our vendors.
|Holiday Open House, 12/4/14|
Every year you say you're going to get your shopping done early, right? Well, this is the perfect opportunity to finish out your list and have the rest of the season to relax and celebrate. Visit the storefront from 5pm - 9pm, sample some special holiday treats, and let us help you find the perfect gifts. We'll also show you our holiday entertaining solutions to make your season bright!
|Fissler Pressure Cooking Class with Chef Freddy Booker, 12/8/14 6pm|
Learn Fissler pressure cooker basics with the help of Chef Freddy Booker, Executive Chef of Cru Wine Bar in the trendy West Village in Dallas. This class will help you learn to cook everyday favorites in a fraction of the time, without compromising flavor or flair! We also offer a cost of class discount on a new Fissler pressure cooker, so if you take one home with you that night your class is free!