Cooking Class: Create a Gourmet New-American Meal

Make a restaurant-worthy meal featuring American-fusion cuisine in this hands-on cooking class led by Chef Dan. You'll learn how to turn fresh ingredients, organic produce and flavor-enhancing herbs into gourmet dishes using culinary tips and techniques from an expert. 

Start off with an amuse-bouche appetizer of grilled shrimp and warm, savory grits followed by a classic wedge salad topped with candied pecans and gorgonzola dressing. Master the art of making classic beef Wellington and create mouthwatering bacon-wrapped fingerling potatoes on the side. Top off this incredible meal with an apple-caramel trifle that will tie everything together deliciously. Your home dinners will never be the same!



With grilled shrimp and soft grits

Baby Wedge Salad

With toasted candied pecans and sliced gorgonzola dressing

Individual Beef Wellington

With oven-roasted, bacon-wrapped fingerling potatoes

Apple Caramel Trifle

With raspberry garnish

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 10
  • Event Duration 2.5 hours
  • Activity Level
  • LabelsCouples, Group, Gourmet, Date Night, New American

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28 Nov 2022

Chef Dan was amazing! He was personable, fun and incredibly enthusiastic. Conversation was fun and entertaining and we truly learned a lot about how to make sushi. We are excited to have him come do a private lesson at our home

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14 Oct 2022

Chef Dan was very knowledgeable and friendly. He took time to explain the process and help students with hands-on explanations.

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04 Aug 2022

We did a class with Chef Dan as a Manager Meeting Activity and it was so great! The event allowed everyone to participate but also allowed for networking and talking! He was also very accommodating in helping us find a venue for the activity!

$ 125 Per person

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

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Chef Dan
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Chef Dan’s extensive culinary résumé includes time spent working as an Executive Chef, the youngest Saucier at the Waldorf Astoria in New York, and even as a culinary TV producer. In addition to his successful career as a chef, he has taught more than 100 cooking classes on TV shows and at the local college level. Teaching is his passion, and he loves to bring the joy of cooking to aspiring chefs of all skill levels.

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