Cooking Class: Master Middle-Eastern Meals With a Chef

Join this exploration of Middle Eastern small plate dishes with a flavorful four-course mezze menu.

The mezze recipes in this hands-on cooking class with Chef Daniel are a festival of flavors and textures in small-plate form. Learn about a unique culinary tradition while creating a selection of delicious foods.

You’ll create an assortment of creamy hummus dips and baba ganoush, prepare seasonal salads using charred green beans, feta, and couscous, and an entrée of grilled seasonal fish served with zucchini. For dessert, discover ice cream with a twist as you craft zalabia golden raisins, served with donuts and halva sauce.  


Assorted Dips 

With hummus, baba ganoush and spiced pita

Seasonal Salads 

With couscous, and charred green beans with red pepper-feta sauce

Grilled Seasonal Fish 

With lemon, zucchini, olive oil and oregano

Zalabia With Sesame Praline 

Middle Eastern donuts with golden raisins, cardamom and halva sauce

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 8
  • Event Duration 2.5 hours
  • Activity Level
    Activity Level
  • LabelsCouples, Gourmet, Mediterranean, Pescatarian, Date Night
  • 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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15 Apr 2023

We had a wonderful time and experience at Chef’s Daniel Vietnamese Cooking Class. We met some very nice couples that contributed to the fun experience. Chef Daniel provided some awesome cooking tips while we prepared the delicious items in the course. After cooking we all sat down at the set table and devoured the delightful meal prepared by us and Chef Daniel. Thanks again for a great experience!

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02 Feb 2023

Last night I took Chef Daniel’s “Authentic Italian Comfort Food" class and had a wonderful time. I learned a lot and cannot wait to attempt some of the recipes at home. I was always too intimidated to attempt fresh pasta but with the right tools and techniques it doesn’t seem so daunting. Chef Daniel was also very welcoming and informative. I’d love to take another one of his classes one day!

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Claudette F.

17 Feb 2020

Wonderful evening...great menu! Came home with lots of tips! Would highly recommend cooking with Chef Daniel.

$ 95 Per person

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

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Chef Daniel
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After graduating from culinary school, Chef Daniel completed an internship in Umbria, Italy and became a sous chef shortly afterward, partnering with Iron Chef Jose Garces. He's spent the last five years as the go-to chef for a selection of eateries within a restaurant group that has helped elevate a neighborhood in disrepair into a desirable upscale destination.

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