Cooking Class: Master an Elegant Shellfish Dinner

In this hands-on cooking class, Chef Shelley invites all seafood lovers to gather in the kitchen to create a fabulous three-course meal from the bounty of the sea!


You'll begin with a demonstration on mussels Roberto — a twist on a savory seafood favorite — with applewood smoked bacon, fresh herbs, beer and clam juice used to enhance the broth, to be sopped up with French crusty bread. Next up, you'll create a flavorful dish of jumbo tiger shrimp tossed in scampi and served over spaghetti squash. You'll finalize the spread with colorful and sweet mixed berry shortcakes!


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Mussels Roberto and Crusty French Bread 

Steamed in a spicy tomato broth With applewood smoked bacon


Garlic Shrimp Scampi and Spaghetti Squash 

Sautéed in a white wine butter sauce With fresh herbs


Mixed Berry Shortcakes

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 8
  • Event Duration 3 hours
  • Activity Level
    Activity Level
  • LabelsGourmet, Pescatarian, New American, Couples, Date Night

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Jonte

13 Apr 2023

I recently attended a cooking class that was a complete disaster. The chef leading the class was incredibly disorganized and unprofessional, which made for an extremely frustrating experience. To begin with, the chef didn't seem to have any regard for the dietary restrictions of some of the guests. Despite being informed in advance, the chef continued to use ingredients that were not suitable for everyone, which was extremely disappointing and showed a complete lack of consideration. The chef separated the class into two groups. However, towards the end, the chef mixed the ingredients together. This was not dietarily suitable for some members of the class. Furthermore, the chef was not professional in the slightest. During the class, the chef took a personal phone call, which was incredibly distracting and made it difficult to concentrate on the lesson. It was clear that the chef was not invested in teaching the class and didn't care about the participants' experience. What's more, instead of allowing us to do all of the cooking ourselves, the chef cooked the majority of the food. This meant that we didn't get the hands-on experience that we were expecting and ended up feeling like we were just watching the chef cook. To make matters worse, the chef was negative towards one of the guests, which created an uncomfortable atmosphere for everyone. It was clear that the chef lacked the people skills necessary to effectively lead a cooking class. Overall, I was extremely disappointed with the class. The chef's lack of organization, disregard for dietary restrictions, unprofessional behavior, and negative attitude, coupled with the fact that we didn't get to do much cooking ourselves, made for a terrible experience.

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Sir

30 Dec 2023

Embarking on Chef Shelley's chocolate mousse adventure was not just a cooking class; it was a heartwarming journey that felt like family coming together in the kitchen. From the moment we entered, Chef Shelley enveloped us in a sense of warmth and camaraderie that transformed a simple cooking class into an unforgettable experience. Chef Shelley's teaching style, designed for beginners like me, was nothing short of magical. With patience and passion, she demystified the art of creating chocolate mousse, making it accessible and enjoyable for everyone. The three hours we spent under her guidance felt like a culinary whirlwind - so engaging and delightful that time seemed to fly by unnoticed. What set Chef Shelley apart was not just her culinary expertise but her ability to foster a sense of family in the class. The laughter, shared stories, and collaborative cooking made the entire experience feel like a reunion of long-lost relatives. Chef Shelley's genuine interest in each participant's journey and her openness to questions created an environment where we weren't just students; we were family members embarking on a delicious adventure together. As we sat down to savor the chocolate mousse, it wasn't just about the taste; it was about the shared joy of creation. The mousse was exquisite, a testament to Chef Shelley's guidance and our collective efforts. My usually reserved wife, who tends to be anti-social, surprised me by expressing her desire to return for another class. Chef Shelley had worked her magic not just on the dessert but on our hearts, creating an experience that resonated deeply. By the end of the night, we weren't just leaving with a recipe; we were leaving with cherished memories and an invitation to return. Chef Shelley had effortlessly transformed strangers into a culinary family, and we couldn't wait to reunite for another delightful class. In Chef Shelley's kitchen, culinary exploration felt like a family affair, and we left with hearts full of gratitude and the anticipation of many more shared moments to come. Thank you, Chef Shelley, for making our evening not just about chocolate mousse but about the beautiful connections forged in the joy of cooking. 🍫👨‍🍳👩‍🍳✨

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Kenysha

06 Jul 2023

Chef Shelley was a joy to cook with and learn from. She has a wealth of stories due to her many experiences as a chef, restauranteur, and more! She was welcoming and the food was YUM-mazing! We went for a company team building and we’re really able to unwind and enjoy. We highly recommend!

$ 105 Per person

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


This class does not have any dates.

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Chef Shelley
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Chef Shelley is a professional chef, cooking instructor and event planner with over 30 years of experience. Her professional background is impressive and diverse. She has cooked for many celebrities and well-known dignitaries throughout her career. She is the former owner of a popular Brooklyn restaurant and has hosted many dining events. Chef Shelley also specializes in a wide array of cooking classes for children and adults.

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