Cooking Class: A Celebration of Mezze

Join this exploration of Middle Eastern small plate dishes with a flavorful four-course mezze menu.

The mezze recipes in this hands-on cooking class with Chef Daniel are a festival of flavors and textures in small-plate form. Learn about a unique culinary tradition while creating a selection of delicious foods.

You’ll create an assortment of creamy hummus dips and baba ganoush, prepare seasonal salads using charred green beans, feta, and couscous, and an entrée of grilled seasonal fish served with zucchini. For dessert, discover ice cream with a twist as you craft zalabia golden raisins, served with donuts and halva sauce.  


Assorted Dips 

With hummus, baba ganoush and spiced pita

Seasonal Salads 

With couscous, and charred green beans with red pepper-feta sauce

Grilled Seasonal Fish 

With lemon, zucchini, olive oil and oregano

Zalabia With Sesame Praline 

Middle Eastern donuts with golden raisins, cardamom and halva sauce

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 8
  • Event Duration 2.5 hours
  • Activity Level
  • 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.
  • LabelsCouples, Gourmet, Mediterranean, Pescatarian

Guest reviews for Chef Daniel

Claudette F.

17 Feb 2020

Wonderful evening...great menu! Came home with lots of tips! Would highly recommend cooking with Chef Daniel.

$ 95 Per person

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

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Chef Daniel
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After graduating from culinary school, Chef Daniel completed an internship in Umbria, Italy and became a sous chef shortly afterward, partnering with Iron Chef Jose Garces. He's spent the last five years as the go-to chef for a selection of eateries within a restaurant group that has helped elevate a neighborhood in disrepair into a desirable upscale destination.

Event location: Philadelphia

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