Cooking Class: Gourmet Italian Cuisine

Enjoy Italian dishes elevated to gourmet status in this hands-on cooking class with Chef Javier. You'll learn creative techniques for elevating already-delicious dishes into a truly elegant experience. First, you'll prepare arancini with moody black rice and a saffron aioli. Then, use handmade pasta and tender veal to create flavorful fettuccine arrabbiata with plenty of Parmesan. Dessert is a luxurious take on classic panna cotta, reimagined with lavender, smoked fruit and a bit of crunchy peanut brittle.


Black Rice Arancini

With asparagus, Parmigiano and saffron aioli

Fresh Fettuccine Arrabbiata

With Ontario veal, olives, Parmigiano and basil

Lavender Panna Cotta

With smoked seasonal fruit and peanut brittle

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 4
  • Event Duration 2 hours
  • Activity Level
  • LabelsCouples, Pasta Making, Gourmet, Beginner, Italian

Guest reviews for Chef Javier

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Amber Ali

21 Mar 2022

Here is my review: Chef Javier is a well seasoned chef with tons of culinary experience. He can cook an array of cuisines and really enjoys the art of teaching. He enjoys the connection that food brings amongst others and wants to share that. Totally recommend!

CAD $ 85 Per person

all-inclusive: 2-hour class, meal and taxes.

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Chef Javier’s culinary ventures have taken him from Mexico City to Ontario. He quickly ascended from sous chef to head chef, maintaining a blend of humility, passion and respect for food and those he cooks for. He prides himself on his merging of Mexican flavor with French technique to create his own unique brand of cuisine. Chef Javier is eager to share his expertise with aspiring gourmets who love cooking as much as he does.

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