Cooking Class: Mastering Basic Culinary Techniques

Whether you're an amateur chef or you've never held a knife before, Chef Mert is here to sharpen your skills in this interactive cooking class focused on classic techniques. You'll build a solid foundation that will lead to a future full of restaurant-quality meals cooked right at home!

As you learn the basics of crafting and balancing a dish, you'll make creamy vegetable soup, chicken ratatouille and a buttery garlic and herb-roasted chicken. No meal is complete without a sweet treat, so you'll also learn the most efficient and aesthetic ways to prepare a variety of seasonal fruits for dessert.


Creamy Vegetable Soup

One-Pot Chicken Ratatouille

Garlic and Herb Butter Roast Chicken

With fresh seasonal vegetables

Seasonal Fruit Salad

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 6
  • Event Duration 3 hours
  • Activity Level
    Activity Level
  • LabelsCouples, Group, Beginner, New American, Gourmet, Holiday
  • 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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Bridget Berger

28 May 2022

Chef Mert is fantastic! He provided us with a wonderful culinary experience that exceeded our expectations. I highly recommend his classes and booking him as your next private chef!

$ 119 Per person

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

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Meet your chef

Chef Mert
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Chef Mert hails from a family of exceptional cooks who take pride in their Balkan and Mediterranean culinary cultures. He applied his natural talents while working at Michelin-starred Spago Beverly Hills. His experience preparing meals for A-list celebrities and food critics helped expand his enterprise as a private chef. In Chef Mert’s view, cuisine is an artform where passion and soul are as important as flavor and texture.

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