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Beginners Culinary Boot Camp

at JCC Culinary Arts - Upper West Side
334 Amsterdam Ave, New York, New York 10023

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....


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Pasta Making: Cavatelli

at CocuSocial - Manhattan
505 E 12th St, New York, New York 10009

Join us and learn how to make Italian fresh cavatelli pasta! Cavatelli pasta is from Puglia region in southern Italy. It is made with a variety of doughs, and this class will use a ricotta dough recipe.   You will get hands-on training on how to mix the dough by hand, form the dough, roll and cook cavatelli, make delicious sauces and enjoy the...

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How to Cook Clams, Mussels, Shrimp, and Scallops

at Home Cooking New York - SoHo
158 Grand St #206, New York, New York 10013

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

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Wine & Chocolate Pairings

at Le Grand Triage: Fine Wine & Spirits - Upper East Side
1657 First Ave, New York, New York 10028

Pairing wine with any type of food is tough, but wine and chocolate are a particularly hard combination to master since their respective flavors can be so jarring. Let us demystify the secret to doing it right during the most romantic time of the year as you and your partner cozy up and enjoy 6 perfectly paired wines and chocolates. You’ll learn...

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Cheesemaking 101

at The Homestead at Bedford Cheese Shop - Gramercy
67 Irving Pl, New York, New York 10003

Join the Bedford Cheese Shop’s resident cheese crafter, Cara Baker, for a workshop about the basics of making everyone’s favorite dairy delight. You’ll be making and sampling several types of basic cheese while learning the roles of rennet, salt, and heat in turning milk into magic. You'll even get to take home the fruits (or should we say cheese)...

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Travel the World in 12 Beers

at Top Hops Beer Shop - Lower East Side
94 Orchard St, New York, New York 10002

The beer world is hard to navigate at the start. Why not take a world tour that includes multiple regions and their hallmark beer styles. Build a foundation for further beer drinking by understanding the basics of each region. Get excited to learn how to identify each brewing tradition while traveling through 5 or more continents. ...

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Knife Skills 101

at The Homestead at Bedford Cheese Shop - Gramercy
67 Irving Pl, New York, New York 10003

Knives are sharp, but they don't have to be scary. Our in-house chopping expert, will go through the basics of safe and effective knife skills for everyday use. Take your kitchen game pro with hands-on learning. Not only will you become best friends with your knifes, you leave knowing your dice from your brunoise.

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Introduction to Chocolate Class for Couples

at NY Cake Academy - Flatiron
56 W 22nd Street, New York, New York 10010

Make your own assortment of chocolates and learn the basic techniques to tempering chocolate including seeding, marbling, and ice bath techniques. Including: Truffles, Rochers, Candied orange peel dipped in dark chocolate, chocolate covered strawberries, Coussinets de lyon (marzipan & chocolate ganache).

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Autumn Pies & Galettes

at Le Pain Quotidien's Bleecker St Bakery - Greenwich Village
65 Bleecker St, New York, New York 10012

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...

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Raw Chocolate Making

at Sacred Arts Research Foundation

Join us for a fun and delicious afternoon learning the basics of raw chocolate preparation with Jerry "Moon" Murtagh, founder and chief chocolatier of Moonlight Chocolate. Give a gift this Valentine's Day that's truly from your heart: your own homemade gourmet, raw chocolate!  Raw chocolate opens the heart and brings warm feelings of positivity,...

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Wine and Cheese 101

at Chelsea Wine Vault - Chelsea
75 9th Ave, New York, New York 10011

Learn the basics of wine and cheese pairing in this most delicious tasting based class. Culinary expert Krista Lee will lead you through the wide world of cheese styles and wine educator Steve Lieder will show you how to pair them with versatile wines. You’ll get: Tasting-size pours of up to 6 wines or spirits Alessi Grissini Torinesi Breadsticks...

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Couples Cooking: Sushi & Sake Bar

at The Institute of Culinary Education - Financial District
Brookfield Place, 225 Liberty St, 3rd Floor, New York, New York 10281

Heading out to your local sushi bar this date night? Before you do, come to this class and learn how to create your own sushi and sake bar at home. In this class for couples, you will learn the basics of how to prepare perfectly steamed rice and the techniques needed to make a well-balanced roll. Once you master the rest of these Japanese menu mainstays,...

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at Top Hops Beer Shop - Lower East Side
94 Orchard St, New York, New York 10002

With 6 basic styles and even more sub-styles, there are an almost overwhelming variety of stouts to choose from. We’ll have everything from the traditional Dry Irish Stout, to the ever popular Barrel Aged Imperial Stout, and even Sour Stouts.  We’ll discuss the history as well as what makes a stout a stout. We may even have a few Baltic or...

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Fermentation 101: Miso

at Brooklyn Botanic Garden - Crown Heights
1000 Washington Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11225

In this course we will cover the basic science behind making miso, why it is good for you, and how to make it yourself. Miso is a traditional Japanese product produced by fermenting soybeans with salt and the fungus Aspergillus oryzae, or koji. High in protein and rich in vitamins and minerals, miso has long played an important nutritional role in...

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Intensive Chocolate Bonbons Workshop

at L'Ecole Valrhona - DUMBO
222 Water St, Brooklyn, New York 11201

Try your hand as a chocolatier for the day! Join us for this intensive course designed especially for expert home cooks or beginner pastry professionals who are looking to learn more about chocolate confections and take their chocolates to the next level. Throughout the day you’ll learn all of the basics of handling chocolate from ganaches to tempering,...

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