Cooking Class: Zesty Italian Dinner Party

Create a hearty three-course Italian dinner perfect for entertaining in this in-person class from Chef Christmas. These dishes are a step beyond what you're used to when it comes to Italian home cooking. You'll start with a zuppa Toscana loaded with Italian sausage and potatoes before preparing a classic chicken marsala and risotto and a broccolini and carrot side dish. Whip up a delightful lemon cream cake as a perfect chef's kiss to end your modern Italian dinner party menu!


Zuppa Toscana

With Italian sausage, kale, chicken broth and russet potatoes

Chicken Marsala

With risotto

Broccolini and Carrots

With garlic and butter

Lemon Cream Cake

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 14
  • Event Duration 3 hours
  • Activity Level
  • LabelsCouples, Pasta Making, Date Night, Italian, Holiday, Mother's Day

Guest reviews for Chef Christmas


04 Dec 2021

What an excellent experience! Outstanding service! A great Chef! Very professional and walked us through everything. We were so happy with our service! And full!


25 Sep 2021

Had a GREAT time with Chef Christmas. Very hands on and informative class. She created a very comfortable and friendly atmosphere for my wife and me. I’m definitely going to request her again.


22 Aug 2021

We had so much fun & everything was so tasty! Thank you Chef, we already made your dishes again. We enjoyed the video you sent us. Highly recommended!

Marlene T.

08 May 2021

Chef Christmas was fantastic and led us to make a delicious Italian meal! She shared her tips with us and made the entire experience fun and memorable. Thank you for a wonderful evening and delicious meal!

$ 95 Per person

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

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Meet your chef

Chef Christmas
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Chef Christmas-Shands expresses her love of cuisine through her roles as a caterer, a personal chef and a cooking teacher. Her passion lies in crafting custom menus tailored to the tastes and special dietary needs of her clients. Chef Christmas brings this affection for well-prepared cuisine of all types to her culinary classes, where she teaches chefs of all levels to excel in their own gourmet pursuits.

Event location: Houston

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