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After you’ve tackled these fundamental cooking techniques, there is no limit to the variation of meals you can make.Knife Skills (everything you need to know)Browning Meats (perfect skillet steak)Making Pan Sauces (red wine-shallot pan sauce)Roasting Root Vegetables (roasted purple potatoes and fennel)Cooking Leafy Greens (Swiss chard with garlic...

$100
M.   Dec 22nd, 12pm
Beginner
(121)
Monday December 22 12pm - 2:30pm 1 Session $100
Saturday January 10 12pm - 2:30pm 1 Session $100
Thursday January 22 6pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $100
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In this class, we will explore the vast variety of health-supportive foods including whole grains, beans, sea vegetables, condiments, oils and natural sweeteners; why we use them and how to gradually stock your pantry with these high-quality staples.In the first session, we’ll discuss the ABC’s of menu planning and how to create nutritious balanced...

$170
M.   Dec 1st, 10am
Beginner
(30)
Monday December 1 10am - 5pm 1 Session $170
Monday January 5 6:30pm - 9:30pm 2 Sessions $170
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Hanukkah is a time to celebrate the festival of lights and share special foods with friends and family, but eating lots of fried foods and certain types of dairy can be rough on our digestive systems. Jennifer Abadi, author of A Fistful of Lentils, will show you how to maintain the spirit and tradition of Hanukkah with her fresh, modern take on conventional...

$115
M.   Dec 8th, 6:30pm
All levels
(30)

Food blogging serves as a satisfying creative outlet for many, an income source or even a full-time job for some. Whether you have a deep understanding of the ?blogosphere? or none at all, this all-day blogging workshop will provide you with invaluable insight into the vast world of online publishing. Digital strategy expert Ashley Parrish will teach...

$125
Sa.   Jan 24th, 10am
All levels
(30)

We'll cover all the basic skills you need to get you started feeling comfortable and creative in the kitchen. The boot camp series will meet every week for a total of 3 weeks, giving you time to practice everything you've learned before tackling the next set of skills. Class #1:Knife Skills 101 Hanger Steak with Red Wine Pan SauceRoasted...

$395
W.   Jan 21st - Feb 11th, 6pm
All levels
(121)

Aphrodisiac is a Greek word associated with Aphrodite, the Goddess of Love. Tonight Maria Benardis, founder of Greekalicious cooking school in Sydney, Australia, will inspire you with her passion for Greek cuisine.  She will teach you how to cook for your partner and loved ones with “agapi” (unconditional love).  Students will prepare...

$115
F.   Feb 6th, 6pm
All levels
(30)

During this class you will create “verrines” that will impress your guests and will be one of the conversation pieces around the table. Verrines are appetizers or desserts that consist of a number of components layered artfully in a small glass. They are all the rage in France.You will also learn how to make mouthwatering “rouleaux” (stuffed...

$49
W.   Dec 3rd, 7:30pm
All levels
(4)
Wednesday December 3 7:30pm - 9pm 1 Session $49
Friday December 5 5:30pm - 7pm 1 Session $49
Wednesday December 10 7:30pm - 9pm 1 Session $49
Wednesday December 17 7:30pm - 9pm 1 Session $49
Friday December 19 5:30pm - 7pm 1 Session $49
Wednesday December 24 7:30pm - 9pm 1 Session $49
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Scallops are always a favorite during the holidays. Have you ever tried to marry vanilla and scallops? The combination will surprise your senses. And as for dessert, what better to represent the holiday spirit than gingerbread and eggnog? You will learn how to make gingerbread from scratch and get useful tricks used in professional kitchens...

$59
Th.   Dec 4th, 7:30pm
All levels
(4)
Thursday December 4 7:30pm - 9pm 1 Session $59
Saturday December 6 11am - 12:30pm 1 Session $59
Sunday December 7 5pm - 6:30pm 1 Session $59
Thursday December 11 7:30pm - 9pm 1 Session $59
Saturday December 13 11am - 12:30pm 1 Session $59
Saturday December 20 11am - 12:30pm 1 Session $59
Sunday December 21 5pm - 6:30pm 1 Session $59
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At the end of the class, the students will learn new ways of cooking legumes. Legumes are a super food! They have a high nutritional value, but zero fat and sugar. They play a pivotal role in the Greek diet and are consumed in many interesting ways. This lesson is full of some simple recipes and ideas of how to cook and pair them in your everyday...

$90
F.   Jan 23rd, 10:30am
All levels

Learning to use a sharp knife properly and safely is essential to good cooking. You’ll prepare your meals in half the time as you effectively master knife techniques for mincing, dicing, slicing, shredding and more. You’ll learn how to select and care for your knives as well as how to sharpen and hone them along with your skills. A light meal will...

$110
T.   Jan 6th, 6:30pm
Beginner
(30)
Tuesday January 6 6:30pm - 10pm 1 Session $110
Monday February 2 6:30pm - 10pm 1 Session $110
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Proper knife technique is an essential skill in the kitchen. In this class, students will learn how to do basic cuts from dicing to chiffonades while putting together a simple and quick dish. “Intro to” are one hour lessons that hone on becoming proficient in a particular skill or ingredient.

$75
W.   Dec 3rd, 11am
Beginner
(30)
Wednesday December 3 11am - 1pm 1 Session $75
Wednesday January 7 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $100
Monday January 19 11am - 1pm 1 Session $100
Thursday February 5 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $100
Monday March 23 11am - 1pm 1 Session $100
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Learn the steps to create cake pops from start to finish.

$75
Su.   Dec 14th, 1:30pm
Beginner
(2)

We will be firing up our outdoor grills for this hands-on class, weather permitting. Learn to cook the following:New England clam chowderSteamed lobster and clamsBrussels and baconFresh berry crisp with homemade vanilla ice creamStudents below 18 years old should be accompanied by a parent/guardian.

$110
Sa.   Dec 20th, 12pm
All levels
(39)

Mole can be intimidating for many cooks, as the variations are endless, and each recipe calls for an array of ingredients (some have upwards of 30). In this class, we will explore a few varieties, including the classic Mole Negro, as well as Yellow Mole, Red Mole, and Mole de Pipian. Students will learn the basic skills and ingredients needed to make...

$135
F.   Feb 20th, 7pm
All levels
(30)

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In this hands on class our staff will guide you through all the steps involved with making pates and terrines at home. Topics covered include:Sourcing meatGrinding for pateSeasoning/curingSpecial EquipmentCooking your terrineServing your terrineAfter a brief demo and tasting, each student will make their very own pate with the guidance of our Charcuterie...

$85
Th.   Dec 11th, 7pm
All levels
(16)
Thursday December 11 7pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $85
Thursday December 11 7pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $130
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Neapolitan pizza isn’t like New York, Chicago or corner pizzeria pie; it represents a respect for the ingredients and a passion for eating. In this class, we pay homage to this style of cooking, dining and communing through one of the world’s greatest comfort foods. Students will learn the basics of pizza making, the differences between Neapolitan...

$135
F.   Jan 23rd, 7pm
Beginner
(30)
Friday January 23 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $135
Wednesday March 11 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $135
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You love to eat it, now make it yourself! Learn the necessary ingredients and equipment, where to buy them and then roll, roll, roll!Our classes are unique. They are intimate and are taught in a working restaurant kitchen by a professional chef. Class starts in the dining room, where you meet your chef/teacher and your classmates to discuss the menu...

$110
Sa.   Dec 6th, 12pm
Beginner
(30)

We observe Meatless Mondays, but sometimes convincing the people around your dining table to eat vegetarian can be as difficult as nailing jelly to a tree. In this class, students will create dishes that expertly highlight seasonal vegetables that will convince your biggest doubters.Love food but not sure where to get started in the kitchen? In Simple,...

$135
M.   Jan 12th, 7pm
All levels
(30)
Monday January 12 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $135
Monday February 2 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $135
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Students will beat the winter blues by learning to make hearty stews and quick breads using traditional Moroccan ingredients and condiments such as preserved lemon, harissa, ras el hanout, and dried fruits and honey. Understanding these basic pantry items will provide a good baseline for students to innovate their standby dishes and expand their re...

$135
M.   Jan 26th, 7pm
All levels
(30)

We love the cozy warmth that a nice cocktail brings to our cold bodies in the dead of winter. But sometimes, we just want to hibernate instead of going out to our favorite bar. In this class, learn how to stock your bar and make cocktails in preparation for the polar vortex. Our teacher will instruct you on how to mix and shake drinks, learn proper...

$100
Sa.   Feb 14th, 7pm
All levels
(30)
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