Cooking Class: Seasonal Italian Cooking

Experience what it means to cook with the seasons in this hands-on cooking class, as you prepare signature Italian dishes using fresh, in-season ingredients from the farmers market. 

Italian-trained Chef Chris knows that the secret to really amazing Italian food lies in seasonality, so together you'll create a menu based on locally-harvested ingredients. You'll start by building a white bean crostini with rosemary, roasted garlic and extra virgin olive oil before preparing a fresh kale insalata topped with pumpkin seeds and a citrus vinaigrette. For the main course, you'll highlight locally grown asparagus and mint in a savory lemon risotto dish. Lastly, you'll enjoy a pear and ricotta cake for a divine and seasonal fruit-based dessert. 


White Bean Crostini 

 With rosemary, roasted garlic and extra virgin olive oil

Massaged Kale Insalata 

 With toasted pumpkin seeds, ciabatta croutons and citrus vinaigrette

Lemon Risotto 

With aged Parmigiano, mascarpone cheese, shaved asparagus and mint

Pear and Ricotta Cake 

With toasted hazelnuts and seasonal spices

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 6
  • Event Duration 2.5 hours
  • Activity Level
    Activity Level
  • LabelsVegetarian, Date Night, Italian, Holiday, Group, Baking
  • 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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17 Jun 2024

Chef Chris is highly knowledgeable, well prepared, and happy to answer questions. Intuitive teacher rather than step-by-step recipe guide, which ensures you're immersed in the experience and gain muscle memory. Excellent chef-instructor!

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31 Mar 2024

Class was ahhmazing! Thank you Chef! -ChefTiffMo

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27 Mar 2024

We had THE BEST time with Chef Chris. We loved his method of instruction, and walked away feeling like we could do so much more than just follow a recipe. The food was absolutely delicious and I can’t wait to make pasta at home now! Hands down one of the best date nights we’ve had!!

$ 119 Per person

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

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Event location: Atlanta

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Meet your chef

Chef Chris
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Chef Chris was working as an Italian teacher at UC Berkeley when he discovered his passion for cooking. Ever since then, he has been following his passion of cooking and teaching with a focus on regional Italian cuisine. He even co-founded a culinary event business to highlight his skills. Chef Chris teaches an array of different highly regarded cooking classes, many of which are created for corporate teambuilding. He also currently provides walking food tours of Little Italy.

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