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Tired of takeout? Do you want to eat healthier by eating in more and dining out less? But, you can barely boil water? Then join executive chef John Scoff as he expertly guides you through basic cooking techniques alongside other beginners. You will discover the joy of cooking as you build your culinary skills in this fun, yum and nurturing environment.Week...

$575
T.   Feb 24th, 6:30pm
Beginner
(47)

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
(41)
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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
T.   Feb 24th, 6pm
All levels
(164)

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
Su.   Mar 22nd, 10am
Beginner
(41)

Explore essential ingredients to keep stocked in your pantry and freezer and learn how to improvise with them. You’ll leave class able to create homemade meals on the fly, in no time. Prepare Fresh and dried herb oil Herbed chicken breastOven-roasted potatoesArtichoke and black olive ragoutWild mushroom risottoThree-bean chiliCorn muffins

$95
W.   Apr 29th, 7pm
All levels
(47)

Class menu will beMeal 1Roasted BBQ Chicken wingsRoasted broccoli, Brussels sprouts and parsnip with fresh herbsSautéed Pasta Primavera (seasonal vegetables) Meal 2Grilled steak - all the how to'sStir fried - Seasonally fresh vegetables in different stylesSmooth and creamy mashed sweet potato in 10 minutes     ***Adjustments...

$95
W.   Feb 4th, 6:30pm
All levels
Wednesday February 4 6:30pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $95
Saturday February 7 2pm - 5pm 1 Session $95
Sunday February 8 2pm - 5pm 1 Session $95
Wednesday February 11 6:30pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $95
Saturday February 14 2pm - 5pm 1 Session $95
Sunday February 15 2pm - 5pm 1 Session $95
Wednesday February 18 6:30pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $95
Saturday February 21 2pm - 5pm 1 Session $95
Sunday February 22 2pm - 5pm 1 Session $95
Wednesday February 25 6:30pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $95
Saturday February 28 2pm - 5pm 1 Session $95
Sunday March 1 2pm - 5pm 1 Session $95
Wednesday March 4 6:30pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $95
Saturday March 7 2pm - 5pm 1 Session $95
Sunday March 8 2pm - 5pm 1 Session $95
Wednesday March 11 6:30pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $95
Saturday March 14 2pm - 5pm 1 Session $95
Sunday March 15 2pm - 5pm 1 Session $95
Wednesday March 18 6:30pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $95
Wednesday March 25 6:30pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $95
Saturday March 28 6:30pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $95
Sunday March 29 6:30pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $95
Wednesday April 1 6:30pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $95
Saturday April 4 6:30pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $95
Sunday April 5 6:30pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $95
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A golden brown crust, tender moist meat- these are all trademarks of a good roast. Come and learn the different methods of roasting and the different aromatic ingredients we can incorporate for a full flavored roast.Menu:Herbed Roast Pork with Carrots and ParsnipsRoast Leg of LambFilet Mignons in a Port Wine ReductionCouscous with Roasted Plum Tomatoes...

$90
Th.   Feb 26th, 6:30pm
All levels
(1)

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 final meal for the class to share.

$100
M.   Mar 23rd, 11am
Beginner
(35)
Monday March 23 11am - 1pm 1 Session $100
Saturday March 7 11am - 1pm 1 Session $100
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Let us guide you as you decorate cupcakes that are ready for the red carpet. We provide the cupcakes and you learn the basics of cupcake decorating while sipping on some fine wine. We provide the buttercream and all the tools you need. Take home 6 cupcakes, recipes and guidelines for making cupcakes and buttercream at home.Class is taught in a working...

$65
Su.   Feb 22nd, 4pm
Beginner
(37)

Students will learn the basics of buying, storing, and cooking shellfish to tender perfection. This is a great follow-up to our How to Cook Fish class or for anyone who loves their shellfish.Learn to make:Spaghetti alla Vongele (classic white clam sauce)Braised Shrimp PuttanescaSteamed Mussels Provencal with Garlic CroutonsSeared Scallops with Roasted...

$100
Th.   Mar 12th, 6pm
All levels
(164)

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 meal,...

$135
Th.   Mar 26th, 7pm
All levels
(35)

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...

$115
M.   Mar 30th, 6pm
All levels
(151)

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
M.   Mar 2nd, 6pm
Beginner
(151)
Monday March 2 6pm - 9pm 1 Session $105
Sunday March 29 10am - 1pm 1 Session $105
Sunday March 29 2pm - 5pm 1 Session $105
Sunday May 10 10am - 1pm 1 Session $105
Sunday May 10 2pm - 5pm 1 Session $105
Tuesday May 19 6pm - 9pm 1 Session $105
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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.   Feb 2nd, 7pm
All levels
(35)
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You don’t have to fly across the globe to get the fresh taste of homemade Italian cuisine. With a fresh and vibrant menu that is suitable for vegetarians, we will take you on a delicious tour of home-made Italian favorites. We’ve collected the country’s best staples and will teach you the basics to make a decadent wild mushroom & truffle...

$75
M.   Feb 23rd, 7:30pm
All levels
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Monday February 23 7:30pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $75
Monday March 2 7:30pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $75
Monday March 23 7:30pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $75
Monday March 30 7:30pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $75
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Learn the steps to create cake pops from start to finish.Note: All materials are included.

$75
Su.   Feb 8th, 1pm
Beginner
(2)

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This is an essential class for any curious beginner cheese enthusiast. We will touch on the basic history, science, and genres of cheese. Learn how to pair an assortment of condiments and a few select beverages to round out the cheese plate experience. Afterwards, you will be ready to walk into any cheese shop and chose your own plate with confidence....

$45
Th.   Feb 19th, 7pm
Beginner
(26)

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, so you can learn...

$40
W.   Mar 4th, 5pm
All levels
(88)

Learn how to brew your own beer! We’ll teach you all the basics to get you up and running while brewing a batch of beer. You’ll learn aboutextract brewing, malts, grains, yeasts and how to avoid or troubleshoot the most common problems. All reference materials will be provided as well as a homebrew sample for tasting.Beginners welcome!

$55
W.   Mar 4th, 6:30pm
Beginner
(88)

Béchamel, espagnole, hollandaise, tomato and velouté are Escoffier’s mother sauces that we will learn to master in this class. Sauces add depth of flavor, salt, acid, texture and color to all types of dishes. While classic sauces may seem complicated and daunting, learning a handful of basic techniques will enable you to expand your repertoire....

$100
Th.   Mar 19th, 7pm
Beginner
(35)
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