Cooking Class: Dinner in Italy

In this hands-on cooking class with Chef Ivan, you'll experience a culinary trip to Italy as you prepare a three-course traditional Italian meal. The night will begin with a classic Italian appetizer, ragù alla Bolognese. Then, for the main course, you'll enjoy a savory chicken saltimbocca served alongside an elegant eggplant caponata garnished with a rich truffled cauliflower pureé. Lastly, you'll indulge in a favorite Italian treat for dessert as you savor a sweet strawberry Nutella semifreddo. Be sure to bring your own wine and beer to enjoy throughout your evening of Italian cooking and fine dining, if desired. 


Rummo Rigatoni 

With ragù alla Bolognese

Saltimbocca di Pollo Chicken Scaloppini 

With prosciutto di Parma and sage in a white wine sauce

Eggplant Caponata 

With tomato, raisins, pine nuts and truffled cauliflower purée

Strawberry Nutella Semifreddo

  • Minimum Guests 4
  • Maximum Guests 16
  • Event Duration 3 hours
  • Activity Level
    Activity Level
  • LabelsGroup, Pasta Making, Gourmet, Italian, 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.

Classpop! guest reviews for other experiences with Chef Ivan or Resident Chef

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24 Feb 2023

Absolutely amazing experience! Learned many easy to do recipes at home !Can’t wait to do it again!

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21 Jan 2023

Chef Ivan and his team were friendly and patient throughout the whole process. It was an engaging experience and my partner and I enjoyed making the pasta dough since it was our first time. The pasta was so delicious and it was nice enjoying the fruits of our labor at the end!

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16 Apr 2022

I'm sure this course would have been wonderful, but for the second time in a row, I got a notification last minute saying not enough people had signed up and therefore they were canceling the class.

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Meet your chef

Chef Ivan began attending culinary school at the tender age of 14. His adventures in the world of food preparation took him through Europe and eventually brought him to New York, where he manages a catering company and volunteers teaching children's cooking classes. With a focus on sushi, Italian and French cuisines, Chef Ivan is always excited to share novel kitchen techniques with his guests and students.

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