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take a cooking class but are too intimidated to attend a cooking
new idea for a get together with friends that includes good food
new theme for your next party?
about a private cooking party in your home?
the benefits of a cooking class in your own kitchen with a
cookbook author, culinary educator, and food and wine writer.
You set the menu, choose a theme, a food style, a specific
course or an entire meal from appetizer to dessert. I can
provide recipes, tips and techniques, teach you skills and
variations and lead you through an evening of culinary fun with
your family and friends.
Learn how to sharpen and skillfully use knives, how to stock
your pantry for quick and easy meals, how to pair wine with
food, how to create your own signature pizza or pasta dish, how
to use your grill for more than hamburgers and hot dogs, how to
prepare stress-free elegant hors d’oeuvre, or how to decorate a
You can choose to have a formal instructor led demonstration
class or a hands-on participation class. Everyone can get
involved, preparing a different dish or course, even competing
for “best” in the class. Host a Couples Cooking Class or a Men
vs. Women Cook-Off. The themes and formats are endless.
Make your next party one that people will be talking about for a