Our cooking classes are designed for anyone who wants to cook, from the beginner to the more experienced home chef. Students will expand skills and knowledge, learn new techniques, and gain confidence in the kitchen. Our focus is on encouraging enthusiasm for food and love of cooking within the menu structure of a complete meal, which everyone enjoys together at the end of class.
Cancellation policy: Classes are not refundable, but you can reschedule if we are notified at least 5 business days prior to the class you have signed up for. If you find you can not make it to a class at the last minute, please consider finding someone to take your place. In signing up for class, you acknowledge that you have read this policy.
Please Note: Alcoholic beverages may not be brought to regularly scheduled classes.
All our classes are held at 132 Mulberry Street, Suite 2D, unless otherwise noted.
November 2019 Class Schedule
Saturday, November 16th
Provençal: French Country Cooking
12:00pm – 3:00pm
This late-autumn French menu of a vegetable soup made with pesto, cornish hens, and a warm lentil stew will keep you fueled for the cold weather to come (or is it already here?). In addition to learning the ins and outs of preparing cornish hens, you’ll prepare a tasty goat cheese spread, and rich scalloped potatoes in the French style (milk and cream, oh, yeah). Did we mention dessert? A delicious blueberry clafoutis, easy to cook while the rest of dinner is on the table.
Goat cheese spread
Provençal vegetable soup with pesto
Roasted Cornish hens
Green lentil stew with a warm vinaigrette dressing
Scalloped potatoes baked with milk, cream, and fresh nutmeg
Blueberry clafoutis with homemade vanilla ice cream
Saturday, November 23rd
Now You’re Talkin’ Turkey: On the Runway to T-day (Take Out Containers Provided!)
12:00pm – 3:00pm
Turkey Day comes but once a year…no wait! You can get up to turkey- trotting speed with our annual pre-Thanksgiving class. Need to contribute a dish to the festivities? Or is T-day for family, and you’d like to celebrate with friends? There’s so much deliciousness on this menu, you’ll look forward to whipping something up for the big day.
Green Apple and butternut squash soup (can I just say, this soup rocks)
Roasted turkey breast with garlic and lemon
Sautéed brussel sprouts with ginger and garlic
Scalloped potatoes with milk, cream, and fresh nutmeg
Fennel and tomato gratin
Apple tart with pumpkin sorbet
December 2019 Class Schedule
Monday, December 2nd
6:30pm – 9:00pm
If you’ve finished all the left-over turkey and are ready for something completely different, here’s a gnocchi class that is calling your name. Chef Paul has perfected this recipe for delicious gnocchi which will be useful well into the future (if not forever!). He will show you how to make two different kinds of gnocchi, with two different sauces, and he’ll teach you how to make them light and how to make them fast. Perfect for dinner at home with family or with friends.
Caesar Salad with Homemade Croutons
Spinach Gnocchi with Sage Butter
Potato Gnocchi with Vodka Sauce
Chocolate Brownies with Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream
Sunday, December 8th
New! Eating with the Seasons: A Greenmarket Produce Menu
12:00pm – 3:00pm
What will you see at the Greenmarket in these cold months? Root vegetables, brassica, chicory, meat. This menu is a hearty homage to winter produce, with a fabulous root vegetable soup, potatoes, endive, cabbage, and apples. A delicious pork tenderloin will anchor this healthy and local-sourced menu.
Rutabaga (a root vegetable, in season through February) soup with sizzling spicy oil
Potato, beet, and Belgian endive salad with toasted hazelnuts
Stuffed pork tenderloin with dried fruit
Apple, red cabbage, and ginger medley
Pear cranberry crisp with homemade vanilla ice cream