Basic Cooking Classes NYC

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Students in this course will learn fundamental cooking techniques, mastering both knife skills and multiple meat, grain, and vegetable preparations. Learn about:Knife Skills (everything you need to know)Browning Meats (perfect skillet steak) Making Pan Sauces (red wine-shallot pan sauce) Cooking Grains (lemon-herb rice pilaf)Roasting Roo

$100
+1000 pts
Th.   Sep 11th, 7pm
Beginner

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 meals that leave

$170
+1700 pts
M.   Oct 13th - Oct 20th, 6:30pm
Beginner

Once you master basic cooking techniques like roasting, sautéing, and steaming, you can cook perfect dishes every time. Rather than recipes, this class focuses on the techniques themselves, which you will learn and then apply in a variety of dishes that include Perfect Roast Chicken and Steamed Mussels with Thai Curry. You will also master the te

$115
+1150 pts
F.   Sep 19th, 6pm
All levels

In three relaxed, fun-filled classes, we'll get you on your cooking feet, teaching you how to prepare simple, healthful, delicious food. You want to make great food in a minimum amount of time but don't have a clue how to go about it. Or you're on your own for the first time and have discovered that eating out is expensive and takeout is tiresome.

$335
+3350 pts
M.   Oct 20th - Nov 3rd, 10am
Beginner
Monday October 20 10am - 1:30pm 3 Sessions $335
Monday November 3 6pm - 9:30pm 3 Sessions $335
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Once you master essential cooking techniques, you possess the culinary grounding to cook both classical cuisines and the latest cooking styles. These full-participation classes teach fundamental skills, not recipes. Most importantly, you'll gain the experience you need to cook with confidence and pleasure---without relying strictly on recipes. Each

$595
+5950 pts
M.T.W.Th.   Sep 8th - Sep 11th, 9:30am
All levels

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
+3950 pts
T.   Sep 16th - Oct 7th, 6pm
All levels

These are the classes on which our recreational program’s reputation was built. Over 15,000 students have taken this series. Once you master essential cooking techniques, you possess the culinary grounding to cook both classical cuisines and the latest cooking styles. These full-participation classes teach fundamental skills, not recipes. Instea

$605
+6050 pts
M.T.W.Th.F.   Sep 8th - Sep 12th, 6pm
All levels
Monday September 8 6pm - 11pm 5 Sessions $605
Monday September 15 10am - 3pm 5 Sessions $605
Monday September 29 10am - 3pm 5 Sessions $605
Tuesday October 7 6pm - 11pm 5 Sessions $605
Monday October 20 10am - 3pm 5 Sessions $605
Sunday November 2 10am - 3pm 6 Sessions $605
Monday November 10 10am - 3pm 5 Sessions $605
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In this class, we will teach you how to chop, dice, and mince vegetables. One of the most important culinary skills are your knife skills. This is the foundation of great cooking. This class will provide you such techniques. The veggies we practice our chopping on won't go to waste as we will use them to make a delicious fresh salsa and baked tort

$75
+750 pts
T.   Sep 30th, 7pm
All levels
Tuesday September 30 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $75
Thursday October 9 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $75
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Learn five different ways to cook fish, as well as the how-to’s of buying, storing, and substituting one fish for another. Learn to cook:Parchment-Roasted Wild Salmon Fillets with Orange-Olive-Caper Relish Crispy Tilapia with Lemon-Caper ButterAsian Braised Cod with Bok Choy, Tomatoes and ScallionsGarlic-Chile Shrimp, Spanish StylePe

$100
+1000 pts
Sa.   Sep 6th, 12pm
All levels

Learn some of the same basic culinary fundamental skills taught to chefs in the finest cooking schools. Topics covered include: knife skills, principles and application of all the major cooking methods, how to cook poultry, meat & fish, plating & presentation, and more. This program is a must for anyone who is tired of ruining dinner or co

$450
+4500 pts
M.T.W.Th.F.   Sep 8th - Sep 12th, 10am
All levels

What do you get when you combine butchering and cooking a chicken, making a stock, roux, veloute, cutting vegetables, cooking vegetables, kneading, rolling and baking pastry dough, all into one humble dish? Learn a handful of basic skills and put them to work with the ultimate comfort food —chicken pot pie.Intensive Kitchen Basics is our version

$125
+1250 pts
T.   Oct 14th, 7pm
Beginner

The Belgian staple of steamed mussels and fries seems complicated, but is a remarkably easy dish for a novice cook to conquer and serve for a crowd. Students will learn a template for a good steaming broth, and how to flavor with different spices and ingredients. Think chorizo and tomato, leek and lemon, In addition, students will learn to fry up t

$125
+1250 pts
Th.   Sep 18th, 7pm
Beginner

This class is our version of cooking boot camp. If you don’t even know how to properly boil water or simply need a basics refresher, this series offers it all. Students learn basic knife skills along with fundamental cooking techniques such as (depending on the class) sauce-making, sautéeing, frying and butchering. The bistro classic of steak a

$125
+1250 pts
W.   Aug 27th, 7pm
Beginner
Wednesday August 27 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $125
Friday October 10 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $125
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Love food but not sure where to get started in the kitchen? In Simple, Seasonal Suppers, we teach students how to cook with seasonal ingredients by relying on their own skills and gumption. In addition, students will learn about basic knife skills, equipment, pantry staples and recipes to get you started. All of our classes end with a convivial mea

$135
+1350 pts
T.   Sep 9th, 7pm
All levels

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 Neapoli

$135
+1350 pts
W.   Oct 8th, 7pm
Beginner

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 Sim

$135
+1350 pts
M.   Sep 22nd, 7pm
All levels

Calling all aunts, uncles, godparents, and grandparents! Is there a young child in your life who enjoys cooking with you? Bring him or her to this fun class, during which you will work in teams of two (one adult, one child) to learn kitchen basics that will be useful for a lifetime. Some of these skills include measuring, cutting, frying, and choco

$150
+1500 pts
Sa.   Sep 6th, 6pm
All levels

The home cook need not know how to make a perfect puff pastry from scratch, but there are many easy-to-master pastry techniques to be learned from the desserts we'll make in this class: chocolate 101; separating and beating egg whites; making caramel, fluffy mousse, and custard; and how to make a perfect pie crust.Individual Apple PiesDark Chocolat

$100
+1000 pts
F.   Sep 26th, 6pm
Beginner

In this class, we’ll learn the basics of wrapping and how to make both Chinese dumplings and wontons. Love dumplings and eager to make them at home? Join us in this 2 hour dumpling extravaganza!Then we will move on to the cooking process, to learn a sure-fire method for pan-frying dumplings to crispy perfection. As for the wontons,

$40
+400 pts
W.   Sep 10th, 5pm
All levels

Good knives are the foundation of a well equipped kitchen. This class remedies all these basic issues: You will learn how to slice, dice, and chop in the safest and most efficient manner. Knowing how to use knives skillfully is the foundation of all cooking, and should not be scary or frustrating. Many home and even professional cooks don't always

$105
+1050 pts
F.   Aug 22nd, 6pm
Beginner
Friday August 22 6pm - 9pm 1 Session $105
Sunday August 24 10am - 1pm 1 Session $105
Monday August 25 6pm - 9pm 1 Session $105
Tuesday August 26 6pm - 9pm 1 Session $105
Wednesday August 27 6pm - 9pm 1 Session $105
Tuesday September 2 6pm - 9pm 1 Session $105
Wednesday September 3 6pm - 9pm 1 Session $105
Monday September 8 6pm - 9pm 1 Session $105
Tuesday September 9 6pm - 9pm 1 Session $105
Saturday September 13 6pm - 9pm 1 Session $105
Sunday September 14 12pm - 5pm 1 Session $105
Monday September 15 6pm - 9pm 1 Session $105
Tuesday September 16 6pm - 9pm 1 Session $105
Wednesday September 17 6pm - 9pm 1 Session $105
Saturday September 20 6pm - 9pm 1 Session $105
Monday September 22 6pm - 9pm 1 Session $105
Tuesday September 23 6pm - 9pm 1 Session $105
Monday September 29 6pm - 9pm 1 Session $105
Wednesday October 1 6pm - 9pm 1 Session $105
Sunday October 5 10am - 1pm 1 Session $105
Friday October 10 6pm - 9pm 1 Session $105
Sunday October 12 10am - 1pm 1 Session $105
Sunday October 12 2pm - 5pm 1 Session $105
Monday October 13 6pm - 9pm 1 Session $105
Tuesday October 14 6pm - 9pm 1 Session $105
Wednesday October 15 6pm - 9pm 1 Session $105
Thursday October 16 6pm - 9pm 1 Session $105
Friday October 17 6pm - 9pm 1 Session $105
Saturday October 18 6pm - 9pm 1 Session $105
Sunday October 19 10am - 1pm 1 Session $105
Sunday October 19 2pm - 5pm 1 Session $105
Monday October 20 6pm - 9pm 1 Session $105
Thursday October 23 6pm - 9pm 1 Session $105
Saturday October 25 6pm - 9pm 1 Session $105
Sunday October 26 10am - 1pm 1 Session $105
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Need help finding a class? Call 212-729-4088 or email [email protected]