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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...

Friday Dec 2nd, 11am

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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

Monday Nov 7th, 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 Nov 21st, 5pm


Meal Planning Basics

at Brooklyn Brainery - Prospect Heights, New York

Solid meal planning skills can take you from dreading the kitchen to having easy and healthy options to grab for any meal of the day. This doesn’t require gourmet culinary mastery. We aren’t even talking about making everything from scratch! Through cooking demos and hands-on planning techniques, we will cover: How and what to prep in advance...

Sunday Nov 20th, 1:30pm


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


Home Brewing Methods

at JOE Coffee - Chelsea, New York

Learn the basics of brewing through demonstrations of home brewing methods including electric drip, French press, Chemex, and AeroPress. Compare cup profiles and check out equipment. No experience is necessary.

Saturday Nov 5th, 2pm


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 Nov 29th, 7pm

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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. 


Wednesday Nov 9th, 6:30pm

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The Baking Basics

at Home Cooking New York - SoHo, New York

The desserts featured in this class are both rich in flavor and culinary techniques. You'll learn how to make a foolproof flaky pie crust, beat and fold egg whites, choose the best baking chocolate, make smooth custards, and pipe perfect pate au choux pastry dough. Menu: Flourless Chocolate Cake Individual Fruit Pies (includes Perfect Pie Crust...

Friday Nov 18th, 12pm

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Autumn Pies & Galettes

at Le Pain Quotidien's Bleecker St Bakery - Greenwich Village, New York

Just in time for autumn! Come join us for a hands-on class in the fundamentals of autumn pies and galettes (also known as free-form rustic tarts). This two and a half hour class will be taught by one of our experienced bakers who will show you two basic doughs to create unique seasonal pie recipes. Whether you would like to learn new baking skills...

Thursday Oct 27th, 5:30pm

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Barista Course

at JOE Coffee - Chelsea, New York

In this one-month hands-on barista course, learn the comprehensive basics of being a barista. Begin with appreciation of coffee's journey and learn how to evaluate coffee. Explore espresso theory and technique, and how to control and adjust variables for even and targeted extraction. Learn milk steaming and latte art theory and technique. Practice...


8 sessions

Tuesday Nov 1st, 6pm

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at The Brooklyn Kitchen - Williamsburg, New York

Join us for a hands-on sushi class with William Garfield of Chisai Sushi Bar! Drawing from the restaurant's focus on sustainable seafood, this class will go beyond conventional sushi fish, while breaking down all the basics: from making miso soup, to cooking rice properly, to slicing fish with confidence and, of course, putting together some delectable...

Thursday Nov 3rd, 6:30pm

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Lessons in Libations: Autumn Cocktails

at Haven's Kitchen - Chelsea, New York

Summer has its icy margaritas and its herbal mojitos – but what can you whip up at the bar when it’s cold outside? At Haven’s Kitchen, we love a good cocktail just as much as the next guy. Our seasoned mioxlogist will show you how to mix drinks, learn proper bartending formulas, and imbue the basics with some particularly cozy, fall ingredients....

Friday Nov 4th, 7pm


Middle Eastern Table

at Camaje - Greenwich Village, New York

No need to bring anything but your hunger for good food and your thirst for knowledge! Learn basic Middle Eastern cooking techniques and ingredients. Our menu includes  Hummus bi Tahini Baba Ganooj Toum (garlic paste) Lebanese Chicken Kebabs Lamb Kefta Cucumber Yogurt Salad Lentil and Bulgur Pilaf with Caramelized Onion (Mujaddara) Spicy...

Wednesday Nov 2nd, 6:30pm