Cooking Class: Jamaican Jerk Trio

Chef Leon is ready to take you to the islands with this cooking class featuring the flavors and fragrances of Jamaica. Using a special blend of seasonings, you'll create a rub to flavor a variety of traditional recipes. For an appetizer, you'll combine cornmeal and flour to make a spicy jerk shrimp. Your entrée is jerk chicken with jasmine rice, kidney beans and coconut rice. For dessert, you'll prepare a batch of plantain fritters with spiced rum caramel sauce and heavy cream. 


Jerk Shrimp

With cornmeal and flour

Jerk Chicken

With jasmine rice, kidney beans and coconut cream

Plantain Fritters and Spiced Rum Caramel

With sugar and heavy cream

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 15
  • Event Duration 2.5 hours
  • Activity Level
    Activity Level
  • LabelsCouples, Group, Gourmet, Beginner, Fun

Outside Reviews for Chef Leon

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Bridget Berger

09 Mar 2022

Chef Leon is fantastic! He shared a lot of helpful tips and techniques with us and we had a wonderful time. He can do it all - from elegant private chef events to fun interactive classes. I highly recommend him to anyone in NYC looking for an amazing culinary experience!

$ 115 Per person

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

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Guyanese born Chef Leon moved to New York City at the age of eight and found himself enamored by the diverse cuisines. Inspired by his mother, his love for cooking has led him to work with renowned chefs in some of the city’s top restaurants. Chef Leon brings years of experience and training to his mission to uplift, empower and highlight the Afro culinary community by sharing his culture and cuisine.

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