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As America's specialists in live culinary entertainment, our personal and private chefs have dazzled thousands of enthused customers with exciting private and corporate group cooking classes!  Whether you're looking for a vibrant, live cooking show or a hands-on workshop to hone your culinary skills, our private and corporate group cooking classes are a fun, unique, and affordable way to enjoy the company of friends, family, or co-workers at any culinary skill level.  For less than what you'd pay at most cooking schools, our chefs can create a cooking class topic just for you, or you can choose from our popular themed packages.


The following are some of our most popular cooking class packages, available nationwide:
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  • Ultimate Chocolate Workshop

    This fabulous evening of decadent chocolate entertainment is the ultimate indulgence for anyone with a love for sinful sweets. Learn different techniques for working with chocolate, which you can use again and again in new ways.  One of our expert private chefs will help you create a scrumptious all-chocolate menu that will include:

    • Mocha Hazelnut Mousse
    • Creamy Dark Chocolate Truffles
    • Decadent Milk Chocolate Fondue with Fresh Tropical Fruit
    • Menu substitutions available upon request

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  • Hands-On Artisanal Pizza Workshop

    This fun, hands-on class will teach you how easy it is to create restaurant-quality pizzas at home.  Our expert private chefs will show you how to prepare different types of crusts, sauces, and toppings.  Your menu will include:

    • Old World Pizza with Homemade Marinara, Thin Rosemary Ham, and Fresh Mozzarella
    • Grilled Chicken Club "BLT" Pizza with Lettuce, Applewood Smoked Bacon, Grilled Chicken, and Tomato
    • Pale Ale Pizza with Caramelized Onions, Fennel, Roasted Garlic, and Gruyere
    • Menu substitutions available upon request

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  • Sushi and Sake Lounge

    Want to learn how to make sushi like the pros?  Turn your home into a big-city sushi and sake lounge, as one of our expert private chefs will teach you the basics of how to properly make sushi rice,  how to roll and cut sushi, and how to create your own uniquely invented sushi rolls with interesting and exotic ingredients!  Along with scrumptious rolls, we'll make sake pairing recommendations for a perfect at-home "night on the town."  Your menu will include:

    • Truffled Edamame 
    • Seared Salmon Nigiri with Scallion Dipping Sauce
    • Classic California Rolls with Avocado and Fish Roe
    • "Shauna" Rolls  with Crispy Sweet Potato, Avocado, and Cream Cheese
    • How to Create Your Own Sushi Rolls
    • Sake Pairing Recommendations (sake not included)
    • Menu substitutions available upon request

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  • Wine Country Escapes: Wines and Cheeses

    Don’t have time to travel to the wine country to learn about wine and cheese?  We’ll bring the wine country to you!  One of our expert private chefs will teach you how to perfectly pair your favorite wines and cheeses by discussing the flavors, characteristics, and textures of custom-selected wines and cheeses from around the world.  This is a fun, educational, and interactive class that includes the following menu:

    • Sparkling Wine
    • Light and Fruity White Wine
    • Full-Bodied Red Wine
    • Sweet Dessert Wine
    • A Selection of Four Artisanal Cheeses and Fruit to Complement Each Wine Selection
    • Menu substitutions available upon request

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  • Hong Kong Kitchen

    Expand your culinary repertoire and explore the elusive flavors of authentic Asian street foods.  In this fun and unique two hour class, you'll learn how to create your favorite Chinese-style dishes, as one of our expert private chefs teaches you how to make delicious, authentic Asian cuisine in a fun, interactive environment.  The menu includes:

    • Firecracker Pork Dumplings with Soy-Chili Dipping Sauce
    • Crispy Pan-Fried Noodles with Vegetables
    • Mu Shu Chicken with Asian Pancakes
    • Fragrant Jasmine Rice
    • Chocolate Dipped Fortune Cookies
    • Menu substitutions available upon request

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  • Mamma Mia! Taste of Italy

    Turn your home into a warm and inviting Italian village kitchen for you and your guests.  On of our expert private chefs will teach you all the funadmentals of classic Italian cuisine, from making fresh pasta to cooking the perfect risotto and polenta.  This hands-on class will give you skills that you'll use over and over again in new ways.  Your menu will include: 

    • Roasted Garlic & Mascarpone Fettucine Alfredo
    • Butternut Squash Risotto with Shaved Pecorino and Granny Smith Apple "Caviar"
    • Creamy Polenta with Slow-Cooked Italian Sausage, Peppers, Onions, and Homemade Marinara 
    • Tiramisu Parfaits
    •  Menu substitutions available upon request

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  • Far East Spice Market

    In this intriguing class, one of our expert private chefs will unlock the mysteries of basic Indian, Morrocan, and Middle Eastern influenced cuisine.  We'll talk about these rich and ancient cultures and the mysterious flavors and spices of their traditional cuisines.  This highly educational and informative hands-on class is sure to spike your curiosity and and unlock your creativity in brand new ways.  Your menu will include:

    • Warm Potato-and-Pea Curry Puffs with Exotic Yogurt Dipping Sauce
    • Traditional Lamb or Chicken Tagine with Fragrant Spices
    • Saykout Cous Cous with Dates
    • Marrakesh Almond Rice Pudding with Honey and Chopped Pistachios
    • Menu substitutions available upon request

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  • Planning the Perfect Cocktail Party

    Become your own favorite caterer!  Take entertaining and style to a new level for your next cocktail party with friends or family!  One of our expert private chefs will teach you how to make a beautiful selection of creative but easy h’ors d’oeuvres that will wow your guests, plus we'll discuss how to create your own signature cocktail for the evening.  Your menu will include:

    • Brie en Croute with Fig Spread
    • Artichoke, and Parmesan Dip with Herbed Sourdough Crostini
    • Spicy Chinese Firecracker Rolls
    • Mascarpone-Filled Hazelnut-Vanilla Tuilles
    • How to Create your Own Signature Cocktail (we'll provide mixers, you provide the alcohol)
    • Menu substitutions available upon request

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  • Gastropub Grub: Cooking with Beer

    Perfect for a social Friday night group get-together or a guys-only night, this popular class will teach you how to use the rich, nutty flavors of beer to add complexity and depth to hearty foods.  On of our expert private chefs will briefly teach you about the brewing process, the characteristics of different types of beer, and how to combine its unique flavors with all types of ingredients.  Your menu includes:

    • Stout-Braised Beef Stew
    • Farmhouse Cheddar and Beer Soup
    • Chocolate Lava Cake with Guinness Crème Anglaise
    • Menu substitutions available upon request 

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  • Flavors of Spain: Tapas & Paella

    Learn how to create your own Spanish bodega as one of our expert private chefs introduces you to Spain's small-plate tapas in this memorably themed class.  Along with classic Spanish dishes and our chef's recommendations for Spanish wines, port, and sherry, this evening will leave you buzzing with excitement.  (Alcohol not included).  This menu will include: 

    • Classic Chilled Tomato Gazpacho
    • Tortilla Española with Potatoes, Onions, and Lemon-Herb Crème Fraiche
    • "Queso Frito"-Baked Manchego Cheese with Spicy Spanish Marinara
    • Traditional Paella Valenciana with Saffron Rice, Chicken, and Chorizo
    • Menu substitutions available upon request 

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  • Create Your Own Topic

    Looking to get creative in the kitchen on your own terms? Tell us what you'd like to learn, and we'll make it happen! Our fun, expert private chefs are professional trained in a wide variety of cuisines and techniques, including baking, grilling, making sauces and stocks, cooking seafood, and many other international cuisines, and can really liven up the party with an interactive cooking class limited only to your imagination.


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