Cooking Class: Cook Old-School Italian the New-Age Way

Old-world cuisine gets a new-world twist in this inventive take on a traditional Italian meal! In this exciting cooking class with Chef Dirk, you'll discover how modern classic Italian cooking can be.

You'll create classic antipasti, prepare fresh pasta with mushrooms and herbs served with a beef sauce, and cook up chicken piccata with pancetta and sautéed greens. End your lesson with grilled peaches served with mascarpone cream and fresh berries for a bit of dolce at the end of a bella notte!



Includes a variety of small, cold Italian appetizers

Primo Fresh Pasta

With mushrooms and herbs in a slow-cooked beef sauce

Secondo Chicken Piccata

With sautéed greens and pancetta pork belly

Dolce Grilled Peaches

With honey, Italian mascarpone cream and fresh berries

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 25
  • Event Duration 3 hours
  • Activity Level
    Activity Level
  • LabelsGroup, Pasta Making, Italian, 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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24 Feb 2024

Chef Dirk’s sophisticated French cooking class was so much fun. Chef does a really good job in making sure everyone participates in the process and he is very welcoming.

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09 Feb 2024

He was funny and knowledgeable, I definitely will recommend

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08 May 2023

Chef Dirk was super fun and we all had a great time. I would have liked the recipes printed up for us at the time of the class. Also, we paid an extra $650. for the space and we ate on plastic plates with plastic forks.

$ 125 Per person

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

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Event location: San Francisco

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Chef Dirk
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Chef Dirk has developed a passion for global cuisine through his world travels, which has taken him to more than 20 different countries. He is a classically-trained gourmet chef and hospitality manager who studied in his native Germany and has held positions at five-star restaurants during his extensive career. Chef Dirk's cumulative experiences in the culinary industry combine with his enthusiastic personality to create memorable learning experiences.

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