Cooking Class: Rustic Italian With a Modern Twist

Chef Rodney shares time-worn techniques and modern tips to create traditional Italian recipes. In this in-person cooking class, you'll learn how to make a roux, prepare a pastry tart and whip the perfect meringue. You'll begin with sweet corn veloute and a scallop and prawn tart. Next, you'll perfectly pan-sear rainbow trout and serve with roasted figs and wild mushrooms. Tart and refreshing Italian lemon meringue completes this rustic Italian-inspired meal. 


Sweet Corn Velouté 

A scallop and prawn tart with basil oil 

Pan-Seared Rainbow Trout 

With roasted figs and wild mushrooms 

Italian Lemon Meringue

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 8
  • Event Duration 2.5 hours
  • Activity Level
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  • LabelsGroup, Gourmet, Fusion, Date Night, Italian, Valentine's, Mother's Day
  • 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.

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11 Apr 2024

This was an amazing anniversary experience. Chef Rodney was very enjoyable and knowledgeable. Food was awesome. We will be doing more classes with Chef Rodney.

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18 Feb 2024

What a joy this class was! He was welcoming from the get go, and a fun chef to work with. New to the Atlanta area, and he already knows so much about the Atlanta cooking scene. He was patient with each dish, and was playful when we messed up. Would book with him again!

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17 Feb 2024

10/10 amazing experience fun, funny, entertaining, relaxing and very informative great experience and I love the fact that now I can make my own sushi whenever however I want 🙌🏼🙌🏼🙌🏼 great experience all around.

$ 89 Per person

all-inclusive: 2.5-hour class, meal and taxes.

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Chef Rodney’s enthusiastic personality and thirty-plus years of experience as a sous chef, chef de cuisine and executive chef make his cooking classes as entertaining as they are educational. He’s been featured on Fox 5 in San Diego and has cooked for Aretha Franklin, Bill Gates and President George Bush. He now puts his expertise to fantastic use helming a classic American fare restaurant, where he lends his personal twist to signature dishes.

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