Cooking Class: Master Traditional Italian Cooking Techniques

Step into a traditional Italian "cucina" with this interactive cooking class led by Chef Nathan. You'll get an exclusive lesson from a culinary expert who will teach you the various skills and methods that make Italian cuisine so delicious and loved. From sourcing fresh ingredients to handmaking pasta and balancing flavor profiles, you'll leave this course with a ton of valuable know-how in your cooking repertoire. 


First, you'll learn how to make a classic tomato bruschetta drizzled with olive oil and a balsamic reduction to start your meal. For your main course, knead together and roll out dough for pasta which will be used as a bed for a creamy chicken Alfredo. Enjoy a side of grilled asparagus complemented by salty, sizzling bacon and garlic. End your meal with a luxuriously textured panna cotta infused with vanilla bean and topped with seasonal fruit.


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Tomato Bruschetta

With onions, olive oil, balsamic reduction and bread


Chicken Alfredo and Handmade Pasta

With flour, eggs, milk, heavy cream and Parmesan


Grilled Asparagus

With olive oil, bacon and garlic


Panna Cotta and Seasonal Fruit

With heavy cream, vanilla beans and gelatin

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 4
  • Event Duration 3 hours
  • Activity Level
  • LabelsPasta Making, Beginner, Date Night, Fun, Italian
  • 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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Jennifer B.

30 Jun 2022

Chef Nathan has been working in the culinary industry for years and has a special passion for organic, farm to table cuisine. HIs recipes are creative, original and delicious!

$ 95 Per person

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


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Event location: Grand Rapids

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Chef Nathan loves ad-libbing in the kitchen. After graduating from Culinary Institute of Michigan, he spent a decade mastering the art of cuisine and addressing food insecurity in his community. He's a fan of international flavors, with Asian, Italian and Indian as particular favorites. With years of experience under his hat, Chef Nathan is eager to help aspiring chefs expand their own culinary talents.

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