Cooking Class: Dinner in Italy

In this hands-on cooking class with Chef Ivan, you'll experience a culinary trip to Italy as you prepare a three-course traditional Italian meal. The night will begin with a classic Italian appetizer, ragù alla Bolognese. Then, for the main course, you'll enjoy a savory chicken saltimbocca served alongside an elegant eggplant caponata garnished with a rich truffled cauliflower pureé. Lastly, you'll indulge in a favorite Italian treat for dessert as you savor a sweet strawberry Nutella semifreddo. Be sure to bring your own wine and beer to enjoy throughout your evening of Italian cooking and fine dining, if desired. 


Rummo Rigatoni 

With ragù alla Bolognese

Saltimbocca di Pollo Chicken Scaloppini 

With prosciutto di Parma and sage in a white wine sauce

Eggplant Caponata 

With tomato, raisins, pine nuts and truffled cauliflower purée

Strawberry Nutella Semifreddo

  • Minimum Guests 4
  • Maximum Guests 16
  • Event Duration 3 hours
  • Activity Level
  • LabelsGroup, Pasta Making, Gourmet, Italian, Date Night
  • 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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16 Apr 2022

I'm sure this course would have been wonderful, but for the second time in a row, I got a notification last minute saying not enough people had signed up and therefore they were canceling the class.

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20 Feb 2022

Food was delicious , the chef was great and the class was very informative. Atmosphere was also like walking into your grandma’s dining room for one big family dinner. Very fun!

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11 Feb 2022

The chefs were all knowledgeable and eager to share what they knew about not only the dishes we were making but also how to organize and run your kitchen, along with great knife skills. The food was fantastic and did not disappoint.

$ 125 Per person

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

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Event location: New York

Chef’s Place

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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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