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Bake + Take: Homemade Holiday Candy

at Home Cooking New York - SoHo

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SoHo, Manhattan
158 Grand St Stu 207
Btwn Lafayette & Centre Streets
New York, New York 10013
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Description
Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 12 and older
Average Class Size: 10
Teacher: Erica Wides

Flexible Reschedule Policy: This provider has flexible, free rescheduling for any-in person workshop. Please see the cancellation policy for more details

What you'll learn in this candy making class:

Join us for an afternoon of confection-making, to enjoy yourself or to give as a gift for the upcoming holiday season (how generous!). This class is suitable for ages 12+, as long as they are registered along with an adult. 

Chef-Instructor Erica Wides will teach you how to pull and shape sugar candy, make velvetty chocolate truffles, and create your own signature brittle! You'll take your confections home in a gift box to share with others.

YOU WILL MAKE:

  • Hand-Pulled Candy Canes
  • Assorted Chocolate Truffles
  • Dried Cherry + Nut Clusters
  • Spiced Caramel Brittles

Important:

  • Please reach out to CourseHorse for any dietary restrictions.
  • Make sure to ring the outside buzzer, even if the front door is open, so we know you are arriving!

A NOTE ABOUT VACCINATION STATUS:

As we dip our toe into in-person classes again, we are requiring that everyone who registers for our classes be fully-vaccinated by the date of class. (You will be asked to upload a photo of your vax card before class). This is meant to create a safe and relaxed, communal cooking environment for everyone.


School Notes:

You’ll receive a complete recipe packet and enjoy a full sit-down meal at the end of class with your classmates. Our classes are BYOB, and you are welcome to bring a bottle to share at the sit-down meal.

There is no sit-down meal for the following classes:

  • The Baking Basics
  • Holiday Candy Workshop
  • Bubbles and Truffles: Candy Making for Adults

Our classes are hands-on, coupled with demonstration-style teaching. Everyone is situated at their own cutting board/chef’s knife station around a large wooden work table that accommodates the whole class (10 people max). We work together as a group, with the chef at the head of the table.

We focus on knife skills, preparing ingredients for cooking, and we strive to find every opportunity to offer you a hands-on experience at the stove and at your station, all within the spacial parameters of a single stove/family-style kitchen. We ask for volunteers to assist in all cooking.

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Refund Policy

For Public Classes:

  • All classes are non-refundable.
  • We have a firm 48-hour cancellation policy (for credit only) to ensure that we have enough time to refill your seat with another student.
  • While it is not in our nature to say no, we are simply not able to accommodate last-minute illnesses or work-related conflicts. However, you are always welcome to send someone in your place, because we understand that these things do happen.
  • If you test positive or have been exposed to Covid, and it is less than 48 hours before your class, we will certainly work with you to find a future class for you to attend.
  • If you need to reschedule with less than 48 hours notice, please reach out directly to Home Cooking New York: [email protected].

For Culinary Bootcamps:

Boot camp registrations are not refundable, but are transferable to another boot camp if you give us more than 1 weeks’ notice if you need to change your start date.

Because of the volume of Boot Camps we offer, we cannot offer make-up classes to everyone who misses a class, as it happens too often. As a consolation we have two options for making up missed classes, provided you alert us ahead of time:

  1. Send a vaxxed friend in your place (and make them cook you a meal based on their new skills, as repayment!), or
  2. Opt for our “Plan B” program: You can register for any single class that covers the same/similar coursework you missed, provided it still has an open seat 48 hours before it runs. That way you can take another class and we are just filling empty seats. Please note, this is a last-minute, drop-in option, not something that can be scheduled more than 2 days in advance. This does require that you keep tabs on our schedule to see what is available (the number of open seats is part of every class listing).

Thank you for understanding!

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Question from Amanda F.
Hello, are the ingredients vegan?
Answer from Brenda L. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hi Amanda! I'm afraid not, there are butter and cream in candies.
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Reviews of Classes at Home Cooking New York (1,787)

(1787 Reviews)
Bake + Take: Homemade Holiday Candy
Reviewed by indra c. on 12/20/2020
Fun! Class well organized. Teacher was great, knowledgeable, prepared and explained things well.
Bake + Take: Homemade Holiday Candy
Reviewed by Cynthia G. on 12/20/2020
My first class on Coursehorse and it was fantastic. Cooking virtually with a group was great. Chef/Teacher was excellent. My dishes were delicious, plus I enjoyed the extra cooking tips. Well done!
Bake + Take: Homemade Holiday Candy
Reviewed by Tasha H. on 12/20/2020
Loved it!!
Bake + Take: Homemade Holiday Candy
Reviewed by Analynn M L. on 12/13/2020
Very fun, instructive, and delicious
Bake + Take: Homemade Holiday Candy
Reviewed by Nancy A. on 12/15/2019
Erica was very nice and prompt but the class lacked equipment. there was 1 pot, 1 broken burner, and all we did was watch her most of the time, it was supposed to be a full participation class according to the description, but all we did was watch Erica then finally at 8:15 we rushed to coat the truffles and make the candy canes at the last 20-30 minutes of the class...Wow we got to take turns stirring the ganache, for 5 seconds each, we should have had our own batches to make. The batches were so small and there was 10 people in the class. Very disappointing and won’t book with u again. This was my 3 cookie or chocolate class in 2 weeks and the only one that was good was with Katie in Brooklyn, the macaroon class in the hotel in NY and this one were the worst. Very disappointing
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Home Cooking New York

Founded in 2002, Home Cooking New York provides intimate and hands-on cooking classes at their cooking school in downtown New York City, as well as private classes in students’ home kitchens. Their students range from absolute beginners to amateur home cooks who want to expand their culinary education....

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