Cooking Class: Make a Better Holiday Menu

Upgrade your holiday eats with this hands-on cooking class led by Chef Ivan. You'll learn elegant yet easy recipes that bring wholesome flavors and comforting aromas to the table.

Make an impressive appetizer out of perfectly-roasted carrots simmering in a flavor-packed ginger soup with crispy leeks. For your entrée, learn to cook tender roasted pork to perfection to be served in a lovely red wine pear sauce. Add excitement to your regular vegetables by combining spinach, sweet potatoes, creamy cheeses, savory bacon and warming spices together. End this satisfying meal with the moistest orange cake you've ever had!


Roasted Carrots and Ginger Soup

With chicken stock, sour cream and crispy leeks

Roasted Pork Tenderloin

With red wine, pears and Pecorino cheese

Spinach and Sweet Potatoes

With ricotta, Parmesan, eggs, nutmeg, bacon, onions and red pepper

Olive Oil and Orange Cake

With mascarpone gelato

  • Minimum Guests 4
  • Maximum Guests 14
  • Event Duration 3 hours
  • Activity Level
    Activity Level
  • LabelsCouples, Group, Fun, Baking, 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.

Classpop! Guest Reviews for other experiences with Chef Ivan or Resident Chef

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19 Jan 2024

Excellent chef!! Excellent presentation!! Had the best time!!! Enjoyed everything!!

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15 Jan 2024

I really enjoyed the class. It has definitely helped me change my approach and built my confidence in the kitchen.

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06 Jan 2024

Great experience, chefs, and atmosphere. Made LOTS of delicious sushi. Highly recommend and makes for a great gift!

$ 135 Per person

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

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Event location: New York

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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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