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Six (More) Basic Cooking Techniques

at Home Cooking New York - SoHo, New York

Another valuable set of culinary techniques to move you along in your kitchen education. A class for everyone. Knife Skills Browning Meats (Pan-Roasted Chicken) Making Flavorful Gravy Pan Sauces (Onion-Thyme Gravy) Cooking Root Vegetables (Mashed Potatoes with Roasted Garlic & Rosemary) Blanching Green Vegetables (Broccoli Rabe with Garlic)...

Wednesday Oct 5th, 6pm


Six Basic Cooking Techniques

at Home Cooking New York - SoHo, New York

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 Vegetables (roasted potatoes and seasonal vegetables) Blanching Green Vegetables (string...

Tuesday Oct 18th, 6pm


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Culinary Boot Camp for Everyone

at Home Cooking New York - SoHo, New York

We'll cover all the basic skills you need to get you started feeling comfortable and creative in the kitchen.  Class #1: Knife Skills 101 Hanger Steak with Red Wine Pan Sauce Roasted Potatoes and Fennel String Beans with Lemon Gremolata Simple Salad with Vinaigrette Skills Covered: Knife Skills and Sharpening, Seasoning Techniques (Balancing...


4 sessions

Thursday Sep 29th, 6pm


Food Illustration: Illustrate Your Own Recipe

at Brooklyn Brainery - Prospect Heights, New York

This workshop is for everyone who loves food, cooking and drawing; for all you foodies, crafters, artists, creators, and kitchen masters. Over the course of two hours everyone create a beautiful range of some yummy illustrated ingredients and dishes. We will start off with different warm-up drawing exercises, where you’ll be introduced to playing...

Friday Oct 21st, 6pm


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Cooking Confidence

at Camaje - Greenwich Village, New York

Whether you’re learning to cook or learning to cook really well, this 3-class series will give you all the confidence you need to relax and really enjoy cooking. Each week focuses on one basic cooking technique: sautéing, roasting, and grilling. We’ll make sauces, practice knife skills, and arm you with lots of other basics. Classes are taught...


3 sessions

Wednesday Nov 2nd, 6:30pm


Knife Skills (Adult / BYOB)

at Taste Buds Kitchen - Chelsea, New York

The chef’s knife is every cook’s best friend and it can be yours too! We’ve got a great session of Knife-Skills-Therapy that will reinstate you as the boss of your kitchen. Join us for a night of chopping, mincing, and slicing as we prove that knife skills aren't just for professionals. From the freshest salsa to Jalapeno lime mayo and sweet...

Monday Oct 3rd, 5pm

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One Day Barista Workshop

at JOE Coffee - Chelsea, New York

In this hands-on espresso class, learn all the basics of being a barista: espresso technique, milk steaming, and pouring latte art. No experience necessary.

Sunday Oct 23rd, 10am


Milk 1: Steaming

at JOE Coffee - Chelsea, New York

In this hands-on milk steaming class, learn the basics of milk chemistry, steaming theory, and technique, and practice steaming milk to create silky micro foam for sweet and perfectly textured lattes and cappuccinos. Notes: No experience is necessary. This class is a prerequisite for Milk 2: Latte Art 

Saturday Oct 15th, 10am


Intro to Knife Skills

at Haven's Kitchen - Chelsea, New York

Proper knife technique is an essential skill in the kitchen. In this class, students will learn how to properly handle a knife, tips on sharpening your blade, and basic cuts from dicing to chiffonades while putting together a final meal for the class to share.

Tuesday Oct 25th, 7pm

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How to Cook Clams, Mussels, Shrimp, and Scallops

at Home Cooking New York - SoHo, New York

This is the perfect class for anyone who has any questions about the basics of buying, storing, and cooking shellfish to tender perfection. Menu: Spaghetti alla Vongele (classic white clam sauce) Braised Shrimp Puttanesca Steamed Mussels Provencal with Garlic Croutons Seared Scallops with Roasted Red Pepper Coulis

Saturday Oct 29th, 6pm


Wine 101

at Corkbuzz Restaurant & Wine Bar - Chelsea, New York

Learn the basics and discover what you like in a wine so you can choose bottles in a restaurant or wine shop with confidence. We'll cover: how wine is made; the difference between Old World and New World styles of wine; how climate affects the body, alcohol and acidity of wine; how to determine and describe what you like. 


Sunday Oct 2nd, 6pm

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Intensive Kitchen Basics: Steak Frites

at Haven's Kitchen - Chelsea, New York

The bistro classic of steak and french fries is a cozy and cosmopolitan meal. Paired with a beautiful glass of red wine, it’s a lovely meal to prepare at home for date night. In this class, students will learn how to select a cut of steak, cook it to temperature, prepare fries and whip up a sauce béarnaise. The meal will be rounded out with a fresh...

Friday Oct 7th, 7pm

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Recipe Writing

at Bitter & Esters - Prospect Heights, New York

Writing beer recipes can be daunting, especially for new brewers.  From malts and hops to yeast and adjuncts, every decision can effect the final flavor of the brew. In this class, students will learn the basics of writing a beer recipe.  We cover everything from the first steps of dreaming up its delicious flavors all the way through...

Thursday Sep 29th, 6:30pm


Essential Skills: Whole Chicken Butchery & Cooking

at Haven's Kitchen - Chelsea, New York

In this class, students will learn how to butcher a chicken, and prepare three dishes using different parts of the bird. Students will make a pot pie, fried chicken and grilled skewers. Intensive Kitchen Basics 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...

Thursday Oct 27th, 7pm


Knife Skills 1

at The Institute of Culinary Education - Financial District, New York

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 wield a knife correctly, however, which increases food preparation time and makes the process harder---and less safe---than it should be. Simply put, good knives are the foundation of a well-equipped...

Sunday Oct 2nd, 2pm

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