Cooking Class: International Hors d'oeuvres

Kick up your starter skills with Chef Shailini in this interactive cooking class. You'll learn how to prepare five hors d'oeuvres that will impress at your next gathering or backyard event. Start by learning how to work with phyllo dough to create savory French palmiers and Greek spanakopita. Next up is Sicilian caponata with eggplant, herbs and pine nuts, coconut chicken and deviled eggs with candied bacon, capers and lemon. Toast the evening with a sparkling drink. 


Savory Palmiers

Choose one 

Ham and cheese 

Mushrooms, onions and cheese


With phyllo dough, spinach, feta, onions and spices

Sicilian Caponata 

With eggplant, tomatoes, bell peppers, herbs and pine nuts

Coconut Chicken With Dipping Sauce 

With unsweetened coconut and red bell peppers

Deviled Eggs With Candied Bacon 

With sour cream, capers, lemon and brown sugar

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 8
  • Event Duration 3 hours
  • Activity Level
    Activity Level
  • LabelsGroup, Adult, Date Night, Holiday, Valentine's, Singles
  • This is a BYOB venue and alcoholic beverages are not available for sale. You are welcome to bring beer and wine to enjoy during class.

Classpop! guest reviews for other experiences with Chef Shailini

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11 Feb 2023

We had a wonderful time! We’d recommend to anyone. Chef Shailini is warm and welcoming. Her food is delicious.

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18 Dec 2022

Shailini was a wonderful teacher, cook, and host! The food was delicious and the hospitality was great :) Highly recommend to anyone (in my case this was a Christmas gift for my wife who loved it)!

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18 Sep 2022

An evening filled with great company, amazing food, tips and techniques. Chief Shailini took us through a journey of preparation too the table with simple taskes and great stories. Highly recommended.

$ 95 Per person

all-inclusive: 3-hour class, meal and taxes.

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Event location: Boston

Chef’s Place


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Meet your chef

Chef Shailini
Chef Shailini Verified chef

Born in Nepal the daughter of a well-known diplomat, Chef Shailini has lived all around the world. She taught at Boston and Northeastern universities before moving on to several well-known Boston institutions to explore her true passion: teaching her students to create food that emphasizes nutrition as well as flavor. In addition to her culinary and teaching endeavors, Chef Shailini also participates in several volunteer efforts.

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