Cooking Class: Italian-American Fusion

Join Chef Megan in this hands-on cooking class to perfect the art of classic Italian cuisine. Master family favorites for your next dinner party using professional techniques and fresh ingredients. 

First, Chef Megan will prepare a refreshing kale Caesar salad topped with garlic, anchovies, lemon, olive oil and Parmesan. Next, you'll enjoy a zesty and tart shrimp scampi with garlic, lemon, white wine and parsley paired with a creamy and classic risotto with Arborio rice, onions, white wine and shrimp stock. For dessert, you'll dive into an iconic tiramisu layered with rich ingredients, including espresso, ladyfingers, mascarpone cheese, cocoa and rum. 


Kale Caesar Salad 

With garlic, anchovies, lemon, olive oil and Parmesan

Shrimp Scampi 

With garlic, lemon, white wine and parsley

Classic Risotto 

With arborio rice, onions, white wine and shrimp stock


With espresso, ladyfingers, mascarpone cheese, cocoa and rum

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 10
  • Event Duration 2.5 hours
  • Activity Level
    Activity Level
  • LabelsGroup, Date Night, Italian, Pescatarian, New American
  • 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.

Classpop! Guest Reviews for this experience

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26 Feb 2024

This is an excellent class. Chef Megan is friendly, charming and knowledgeable. Will do this again!

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31 Jan 2024

Would have enjoyed a smaller class with more hands on cooking. Overall Megan is an enthusiastic chef and kept everything moving along nicely. Food was yummy and I did learn how to properly dice an onion 🧅😊

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03 Jan 2024

Great class. Chef Megan is warm and welcoming. The class and environment were fun, felt like making dinner with family. The food was delicious.

$ 95 Per person

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

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Event location: Austin

Chef’s Place


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Meet your chef

Chef Megan
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Chef Megan is a professionally-trained classical chef with a passion for fine food. She has over ten years of professional cooking experience and has worked in culinary positions including chef, recipe developer and cooking class instructor. Currently, she hosts private cooking classes and works as a sous chef at a local gourmet food truck. In addition to these roles, Chef Megan is also working on her own cooking show.

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