Cooking Classes

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.

If you see a class that you like but it’s not offered on a date when you are available, private classes for 2 or more people can be organized at a date that works for you.  In addition, custom menus can be created in consultation with the chef. Email us for more information at: info@mietteculinarystudio.com

February 2023

Saturday, February 4th

  Classic Bistro Dishes from Around the World

12:00pm – 3:00pm

Sold Out

International bistro-style: a little bit Italian, a little bit French, a pinch of Alsace. These classic bistro dishes, with recipes created by Chef Paul, bring the bistros of the world to you. First you’ll whip together Chef Paul’s signature panzanella salad, then you’ll work on the main course; crispy chicken thighs served over a medley of vegetables cooked in red wine sauce. You will learn to make spaetzle, a specialty of Alsace and Switzerland, to accompany the main course, using the spaetzle maker to make perfect, authentic, dumplings. A fruity, palate-pleasing sorbet rounds off this delicious meal.

Panzanella salad
Spaetzle (homemade dumplings)
Crispy chicken in a red wine and mushroom sauce
Fruit sorbet

Sunday, February 5th 

    Knife Skills: The Fundamentals

12:00pm -3:00pm

Sold Out

Did you get new knives for the holidays? ​Learn the fundamentals of basic knife cuts and make cooking at home simple.
In this knife skills cooking class, Chef Paul will explain how to choose the best knives and how to take care of the ones you already have, along with teaching you slicing, dicing and chopping techniques you’ll utilize from appetizer to dessert.
As you prepare dishes like fresh tomato bruschetta, roasted chicken with vegetables and apple tarte fine together, Chef Paul will teach you the proper techniques for chopping and slicing vegetables, mincing herbs and supreming citrus. You’ll get firsthand experience using what you’ve learned to prepare a great meal!

Tomato Bruschetta
Roasted Chicken with carrots and parsnips
Roasted Potatoes with caramelized onions and charred peppers
Apple Tarte Fine

Friday, February 10th 

    Knife Skills: The Fundamentals

6:00pm -9:00pm

Sold Out

While making this tasty menu of bruschetta, roast chicken, vegetables, and potatoes, learn the fundamentals of basic knife skills that make cooking at home simple.
In this class, Chef Paul will explain how to choose the best knives and how to take care of the ones you already have, along with teaching you slicing, dicing and chopping techniques you’ll utilize from appetizer to dessert.
As you prepare dishes like fresh tomato bruschetta, roasted chicken with vegetables and apple tarte fine together, Chef Paul will teach you the proper techniques for chopping and slicing vegetables, mincing herbs and supreming citrus. You’ll get firsthand experience using what you’ve learned to prepare a great meal!

Tomato Bruschetta
Roasted chicken with carrots and parsnips
Roasted potatoes with caramelized onions and charred peppers
Apple Tarte Fine

Saturday, February 11th 

    Bean to Bar: A Pre-Valentine’s Day Chocolate Tasting with Alexandra Leaf 

12:00pm -2:00pm
$125.00

Is chocolate an aphrodisiac or modern-day superfood? Perhaps a bit of both!

On this run-up to Valentine’s day, join chocolate expert and Salon du Chocolat judge Alexandra Leaf for an exploration of one of our favorite foods: chocolate.

You’ll learn about the culture of chocolate – from bean to bar – and discover how this New World food is  helping to reshape the economies of countries worldwide. Alexandra will share her tasting expertise with a handy checklist of flavors and textures that articulate the vocabulary of chocolate.  You’ll get to taste and rate chocolate like an expert through a sampling of top-rated, international artisanal chocolate bars. 

This lover-ly afternoon will conclude with homemade chocolate sorbet and a chilled glass of Prosecco!  

Saturday, February 11th 

    Knife Skills: The Fundamentals

4:00pm -7:00pm

Sold Out

While making this tasty menu of bruschetta, roast chicken, vegetables, and potatoes, learn the fundamentals of basic knife skills that make cooking at home simple.
In this class, Chef Paul will explain how to choose the best knives and how to take care of the ones you already have, along with teaching you slicing, dicing and chopping techniques you’ll utilize from appetizer to dessert.
As you prepare dishes like fresh tomato bruschetta, roasted chicken with vegetables and apple tarte fine together, Chef Paul will teach you the proper techniques for chopping and slicing vegetables, mincing herbs and supreming citrus. You’ll get firsthand experience using what you’ve learned to prepare a great meal!

Tomato Bruschetta
Roasted chicken with carrots and parsnips
Roasted potatoes with caramelized onions and charred peppers
Apple Tarte Fine

Sunday, February 12th 

    Italian Classics for the Modern Vegan

 Sold Out: We are offering this class again next Sunday, February 19th

This menu of Italian classics has been transformed into a vegan feast that will appeal to vegans and non-vegans alike. In this class you will learn how to make no-meat, no-dairy counterparts to these well-loved dishes, without losing the flavors and textures that make them so popular.

You will start out by building a new kind of Caesar salad, one that uses tahini and garlic, cider vinegar and a touch of nutritional yeast to make a creamy and delicious dressing. Then you will make the risotto, and Chef Paul will share his tips for creating a fabulous vegetable stock, a staple of many vegan dishes. This menu includes a tasty carrot miso spread, served over toasted and sliced baguette, and a fresh and cool raspberry sorbet.

Caesar salad with a tahini miso dressing
Butternut squash risotto
Carrot cashew miso spread over crostini
Raspberry sorbet

Tuesday, February 14th 

   Be My Valentine: A Valentine’s Day Dinner Class

6:00pm -9:00pm

Sold Out

Love makes the world go round, or is it food? How about both? Join us for this Valentine’s Day dinner and cook this delicious meal together. Chef Paul will lead the class in creating tender crab cakes (his specialty, and he only teaches them a few times a year), a shrimp and red wine risotto, and our most requested chocolate lava cake with homemade ice cream. A complimentary glass of prosecco will be served with dinner.

Crab cakes with fresh herb sauce
Shrimp risotto with red wine, bacon, rosemary, and radicchio
Warm chocolate cake with homemade vanilla ice cream

 

Friday, February 17th 

    Knife Skills: The Fundamentals

6:00pm -9:00pm

Sold Out

Did you get new knives for the holidays? ​Learn the fundamentals of basic knife cuts and make cooking at home simple.
In this knife skills cooking class, Chef Paul will explain how to choose the best knives and how to take care of the ones you already have, along with teaching you slicing, dicing and chopping techniques you’ll utilize from appetizer to dessert.
As you prepare dishes like fresh tomato bruschetta, roasted chicken with vegetables and apple tarte fine together, Chef Paul will teach you the proper techniques for chopping and slicing vegetables, mincing herbs and supreming citrus. You’ll get firsthand experience using what you’ve learned to prepare a great meal!

Tomato Bruschetta
Roasted Chicken with carrots and parsnips
Roasted Potatoes with caramelized onions and charred peppers
Apple Tarte Fine

Saturday, February 18th 

    The Joy of French (Country) Cooking

12:00pm -3:00pm

Sold Out

Bring a bit of France to your kitchen with four authentic French recipes designed by Chef Paul.  You’ll start off by making a mesclun salad with a blend of arugula, leafy lettuces and endive topped with Chef Paul’s No-Fail vinaigrette (you will use this recipe forever, je vous assure). For the main course you’ll prepare a classic Cornish hen – a great substitue for a whole roasted chicken, and with a shorter cooking time – with a paprika rub. To accompany this, you’ll prepare Chef Paul’s favorite nutmeg-spiced scalloped potatoes. For dessert, whip up a dreamy raspberry soufflé (Oui, mon ami, you can) completely from scratch.

Mesclun salad with Chef Paul’s no-fail French vinaigrette dressing
Roasted Cornish hen with garlic paprika rub
Scalloped potatoes made with milk, cream, and fresh nutmeg
Raspberry soufflé

Sunday, February 19th 

    Italian Classics for the Modern Vegan

12:00pm – 3:00pm

Sold Out

This menu of Italian classics has been transformed into a vegan feast that will appeal to vegans and non-vegans alike. In this class you will learn how to make no-meat, no-dairy counterparts to these well-loved dishes, without losing the flavors and textures that make them so popular.

You will start out by building a new kind of Caesar salad, one that uses tahini and garlic, cider vinegar and a touch of nutritional yeast to make a creamy and delicious dressing. Then you will make the risotto, and Chef Paul will share his tips for creating a fabulous vegetable stock, a staple of many vegan dishes. This menu includes a tasty carrot miso spread, served over toasted and sliced baguette, and a fresh and cool raspberry sorbet.

Caesar salad with a tahini miso dressing
Butternut squash risotto
Carrot cashew miso spread over crostini
Raspberry sorbet

Thursday February 23rd 

    Knife Skills: The Fundamentals

6:00pm -9:00pm

Sold Out 

While making this tasty menu of bruschetta, roast chicken, vegetables, and potatoes, learn the fundamentals of basic knife skills that make cooking at home simple.
In this class, Chef Paul will explain how to choose the best knives and how to take care of the ones you already have, along with teaching you slicing, dicing and chopping techniques you’ll utilize from appetizer to dessert.
As you prepare dishes like fresh tomato bruschetta, roasted chicken with vegetables and apple tarte fine together, Chef Paul will teach you the proper techniques for chopping and slicing vegetables, mincing herbs and supreming citrus. You’ll get firsthand experience using what you’ve learned to prepare a great meal!

Tomato Bruschetta
Roasted chicken with carrots and parsnips
Roasted potatoes with caramelized onions and charred peppers
Apple Tarte Fine

Friday, February 24th

  Classic Bistro Dishes from Around the World

6:00pm – 9:00pm
$125.00

International bistro-style: a little bit Italian, a little bit French, a pinch of Alsace. These classic bistro dishes, with recipes created by Chef Paul, bring the bistros of the world to you. First you’ll whip together Chef Paul’s signature panzanella salad, then you’ll work on the main course; crispy chicken thighs served over a medley of vegetables cooked in red wine sauce. You will learn to make spaetzle, a specialty of Alsace and Switzerland, to accompany the main course, using the spaetzle maker to make perfect, authentic, dumplings. A fruity, palate-pleasing sorbet rounds off this delicious meal.

Panzanella salad
Spaetzle (homemade dumplings)
Crispy chicken in a red wine and mushroom sauce
Fruit sorbet

Saturday, February 25th

  An Italian Classic: Speedy Gnocchi

12:00pm – 3:00pm

Sold Out

Join us for this popular pasta class, where you will learn to make delicious, speedy gnocchi with a recipe will be useful well into the future (if not forever!). Chef Paul will show you how to make them fast and how to make them light, a perfect meal at home with family or with friends. You’ll learn the secret to making a  show-stopping Caesar salad (hint: it’s all about the dressing) and you’ll round off your meal with a palate-pleasing raspberry sorbet.

Caesar salad
Potato gnocchi
Tomato Vodka Sauce
Raspberry Sorbet

Sunday, February 26th 

    Knife Skills: The Fundamentals

12:00pm -3:00pm

Sold Out

While making this tasty menu of bruschetta, roast chicken, vegetables, and potatoes, learn the fundamentals of basic knife skills that make cooking at home simple.
In this class, Chef Paul will explain how to choose the best knives and how to take care of the ones you already have, along with teaching you slicing, dicing and chopping techniques you’ll utilize from appetizer to dessert.
As you prepare dishes like fresh tomato bruschetta, roasted chicken with vegetables and apple tarte fine together, Chef Paul will teach you the proper techniques for chopping and slicing vegetables, mincing herbs and supreming citrus. You’ll get firsthand experience using what you’ve learned to prepare a great meal!

Tomato Bruschetta
Roasted chicken with carrots and parsnips
Roasted potatoes with caramelized onions and charred peppers
Apple Tarte Fine

March 2023

Friday, March 3rd 

    Knife Skills: The Fundamentals

6:00pm -9:00pm
$125.00

While making this tasty menu of bruschetta, roast chicken, vegetables, and potatoes, learn the fundamentals of basic knife skills that make cooking at home simple.
In this class, Chef Paul will explain how to choose the best knives and how to take care of the ones you already have, along with teaching you slicing, dicing and chopping techniques you’ll utilize from appetizer to dessert.
As you prepare dishes like fresh tomato bruschetta, roasted chicken with vegetables and apple tarte fine together, Chef Paul will teach you the proper techniques for chopping and slicing vegetables, mincing herbs and supreming citrus. You’ll get firsthand experience using what you’ve learned to prepare a great meal!

Tomato Bruschetta
Roasted chicken with carrots and parsnips
Roasted potatoes with caramelized onions and charred peppers
Apple Tarte Fine

Saturday, March 4th 

    Knife Skills: The Fundamentals

12:00pm -3:00pm

Sold Out

While making this tasty menu of bruschetta, roast chicken, vegetables, and potatoes, learn the fundamentals of basic knife skills that make cooking at home simple.
In this class, Chef Paul will explain how to choose the best knives and how to take care of the ones you already have, along with teaching you slicing, dicing and chopping techniques you’ll utilize from appetizer to dessert.
As you prepare dishes like fresh tomato bruschetta, roasted chicken with vegetables and apple tarte fine together, Chef Paul will teach you the proper techniques for chopping and slicing vegetables, mincing herbs and supreming citrus. You’ll get firsthand experience using what you’ve learned to prepare a great meal!

Tomato Bruschetta
Roasted chicken with carrots and parsnips
Roasted potatoes with caramelized onions and charred peppers
Apple Tarte Fine

Sunday, March 5th

  An Italian Classic: Speedy Gnocchi

12:00pm – 3:00pm
$125.00

Join us for this popular pasta class, where you will learn to make delicious, speedy gnocchi with a recipe will be useful well into the future (if not forever!). Chef Paul will show you how to make them fast and how to make them light, a perfect meal at home with family or with friends. You’ll learn the secret to making a  show-stopping Caesar salad (hint: it’s all about the dressing) and you’ll round off your meal with a palate-pleasing raspberry sorbet.

Caesar salad
Potato gnocchi
Tomato Vodka Sauce
Raspberry Sorbet

Sunday, March 5th

  An Italian Classic: Speedy Gnocchi

4:00pm – 7:00pm
$125.00

Join us for this popular pasta class, where you will learn to make delicious, speedy gnocchi with a recipe will be useful well into the future (if not forever!). Chef Paul will show you how to make them fast and how to make them light, a perfect meal at home with family or with friends. You’ll learn the secret to making a  show-stopping Caesar salad (hint: it’s all about the dressing) and you’ll round off your meal with a palate-pleasing raspberry sorbet.

Caesar salad
Potato gnocchi
Tomato Vodka Sauce
Raspberry Sorbet

Friday, March 10th 

    Italian Classics for the Modern Vegan

6:00pm – 9:00pm
$125.00

This menu of Italian classics has been transformed into a vegan feast that will appeal to vegans and non-vegans alike. In this class you will learn how to make no-meat, no-dairy counterparts to these well-loved dishes, without losing the flavors and textures that make them so popular.

You will start out by building a new kind of Caesar salad, one that uses tahini and garlic, cider vinegar and a touch of nutritional yeast to make a creamy and delicious dressing. Then you will make the risotto, and Chef Paul will share his tips for creating a fabulous vegetable stock, a staple of many vegan dishes. This menu includes a tasty carrot miso spread, served over toasted and sliced baguette, and a fresh and cool raspberry sorbet.

Caesar salad with a tahini miso dressing
Butternut squash risotto
Carrot cashew miso spread over crostini
Raspberry sorbet

Saturday, March 11th 

    Italian Classics for the Modern Vegan

12:00pm – 3:00pm

Sold Out

This menu of Italian classics has been transformed into a vegan feast that will appeal to vegans and non-vegans alike. In this class you will learn how to make no-meat, no-dairy counterparts to these well-loved dishes, without losing the flavors and textures that make them so popular.

You will start out by building a new kind of Caesar salad, one that uses tahini and garlic, cider vinegar and a touch of nutritional yeast to make a creamy and delicious dressing. Then you will make the risotto, and Chef Paul will share his tips for creating a fabulous vegetable stock, a staple of many vegan dishes. This menu includes a tasty carrot miso spread, served over toasted and sliced baguette, and a fresh and cool raspberry sorbet.

Caesar salad with a tahini miso dressing
Butternut squash risotto
Carrot cashew miso spread over crostini
Raspberry sorbet

Sunday, March 12th 

    Knife Skills: The Fundamentals

12:00pm -3:00pm
$125.00

While making this tasty menu of bruschetta, roast chicken, vegetables, and potatoes, learn the fundamentals of basic knife skills that make cooking at home simple.
In this class, Chef Paul will explain how to choose the best knives and how to take care of the ones you already have, along with teaching you slicing, dicing and chopping techniques you’ll utilize from appetizer to dessert.
As you prepare dishes like fresh tomato bruschetta, roasted chicken with vegetables and apple tarte fine together, Chef Paul will teach you the proper techniques for chopping and slicing vegetables, mincing herbs and supreming citrus. You’ll get firsthand experience using what you’ve learned to prepare a great meal!

Tomato Bruschetta
Roasted chicken with carrots and parsnips
Roasted potatoes with caramelized onions and charred peppers
Apple Tarte Fine

Thursday, March 16th 

    Knife Skills: The Fundamentals

6:00pm -9:00pm
$125.00

While making this tasty menu of bruschetta, roast chicken, vegetables, and potatoes, learn the fundamentals of basic knife skills that make cooking at home simple.
In this class, Chef Paul will explain how to choose the best knives and how to take care of the ones you already have, along with teaching you slicing, dicing and chopping techniques you’ll utilize from appetizer to dessert.
As you prepare dishes like fresh tomato bruschetta, roasted chicken with vegetables and apple tarte fine together, Chef Paul will teach you the proper techniques for chopping and slicing vegetables, mincing herbs and supreming citrus. You’ll get firsthand experience using what you’ve learned to prepare a great meal!

Tomato Bruschetta
Roasted chicken with carrots and parsnips
Roasted potatoes with caramelized onions and charred peppers
Apple Tarte Fine

Saturday, March 18th

  Classic Bistro Dishes from Around the World

12:00pm – 3:00pm
$125.00

International bistro-style: a little bit Italian, a little bit French, a pinch of Alsace. These classic bistro dishes, with recipes created by Chef Paul, bring the bistros of the world to you. First you’ll whip together Chef Paul’s signature panzanella salad, then you’ll work on the main course; crispy chicken thighs served over a medley of vegetables cooked in red wine sauce. You will learn to make spaetzle, a specialty of Alsace and Switzerland, to accompany the main course, using the spaetzle maker to make perfect, authentic, dumplings. A fruity, palate-pleasing sorbet rounds off this delicious meal.

Panzanella salad
Spaetzle (homemade dumplings)
Crispy chicken in a red wine and mushroom sauce
Fruit sorbet

Sunday, March 19th 

    The Joy of French (Country) Cooking

12:00pm -3:00pm
$125.00

Bring a bit of France to your kitchen with four authentic French recipes designed by Chef Paul.  You’ll start off by making a mesclun salad with a blend of arugula, leafy lettuces and endive topped with Chef Paul’s No-Fail vinaigrette (you will use this recipe forever, je vous assure). For the main course you’ll prepare a classic Cornish hen – a great substitue for a whole roasted chicken, and with a shorter cooking time – with a paprika rub. To accompany this, you’ll prepare Chef Paul’s favorite nutmeg-spiced scalloped potatoes. For dessert, whip up a dreamy raspberry soufflé (Oui, mon ami, you can) completely from scratch.

Mesclun salad with Chef Paul’s no-fail French vinaigrette dressing
Roasted Cornish hen with garlic paprika rub
Scalloped potatoes made with milk, cream, and fresh nutmeg
Raspberry soufflé

Saturday, March 25th 

    Knife Skills: The Fundamentals

12:00pm -3:00pm
$125.00

While making this tasty menu of bruschetta, roast chicken, vegetables, and potatoes, learn the fundamentals of basic knife skills that make cooking at home simple.
In this class, Chef Paul will explain how to choose the best knives and how to take care of the ones you already have, along with teaching you slicing, dicing and chopping techniques you’ll utilize from appetizer to dessert.
As you prepare dishes like fresh tomato bruschetta, roasted chicken with vegetables and apple tarte fine together, Chef Paul will teach you the proper techniques for chopping and slicing vegetables, mincing herbs and supreming citrus. You’ll get firsthand experience using what you’ve learned to prepare a great meal!

Tomato Bruschetta
Roasted chicken with carrots and parsnips
Roasted potatoes with caramelized onions and charred peppers
Apple Tarte Fine

Sunday, March 26th 

    Italian Classics for the Modern Vegan

12:00pm – 3:00pm
$125.00

This menu of Italian classics has been transformed into a vegan feast that will appeal to vegans and non-vegans alike. In this class you will learn how to make no-meat, no-dairy counterparts to these well-loved dishes, without losing the flavors and textures that make them so popular.

You will start out by building a new kind of Caesar salad, one that uses tahini and garlic, cider vinegar and a touch of nutritional yeast to make a creamy and delicious dressing. Then you will make the risotto, and Chef Paul will share his tips for creating a fabulous vegetable stock, a staple of many vegan dishes. This menu includes a tasty carrot miso spread, served over toasted and sliced baguette, and a fresh and cool raspberry sorbet.

Caesar salad with a tahini miso dressing
Butternut squash risotto
Carrot cashew miso spread over crostini
Raspberry sorbet

April 2023

Saturday, April 1st 

NEW! Soufflé! An All-Soufflé Masterclass

12:00pm – 3:00pm
$125.00

Bring your fear of failing with you to class! Chef Paul will show you the right materials to use to make a perfect soufflé, and teach you how to create two different kinds of soufflé: a main course soufflé made with cheese and orzo and a red pepper rouille sauce, and a  raspberry and chocolate soufflé for dessert. To start, you’ll create a refreshing salad (with a fail-proof French vinaigrette) with a sunflower and sundried tomato topping. 

Romaine salad with sunflower and sundried tomato topping, French vinaigrette dressing
Orzo and parmesan soufflé with red pepper rouille
Raspberry and chocolate soufflé

Sunday, April 2nd 

    Knife Skills: The Fundamentals

12:00pm -3:00pm
$125.00

While making this tasty menu of bruschetta, roast chicken, vegetables, and potatoes, learn the fundamentals of basic knife skills that make cooking at home simple.
In this class, Chef Paul will explain how to choose the best knives and how to take care of the ones you already have, along with teaching you slicing, dicing and chopping techniques you’ll utilize from appetizer to dessert.
As you prepare dishes like fresh tomato bruschetta, roasted chicken with vegetables and apple tarte fine together, Chef Paul will teach you the proper techniques for chopping and slicing vegetables, mincing herbs and supreming citrus. You’ll get firsthand experience using what you’ve learned to prepare a great meal!

Tomato Bruschetta
Roasted chicken with carrots and parsnips
Roasted potatoes with caramelized onions and charred peppers
Apple Tarte Fine