Cooking Class: Authentic Italian Comfort Food

A menu meant for comfort, with the feel of a traditional Sunday Italian dinner.

Philadelphia native Chef Daniel is eager to show you how to create a selection of comfort dishes inspired by his own family experiences. In this hands-on cooking class, he’ll teach you how to create your own tradition of family, fun and amazing food!

Prepare a meal that includes a roasted squash salad, a unique focaccia pizza made with truffle oil and potatoes and a Sunday gravy pasta loaded with meatballs and sausage. And what would a comfort meal be without dessert? You’ll make a classic tiramisu with espresso and Sambuca for a warming sweet treat to conclude your lesson. 


Roasted Squash Salad 

 With hazelnuts, mozzarella and a balsamic reduction

Focaccia Pizza 

With rosemary, sea salt, Yukon gold potatoes, roasted garlic and truffle oil

Sunday Gravy 

Pasta with meatballs, sausage, broccoli rabe and ricotta


With ladyfingers, espresso, mascarpone, Sambuca and cocoa

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 8
  • Event Duration 3 hours
  • Activity Level
  • LabelsCouples, Group, Fun, Italian, Mother's Day, Valentine's
  • 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.

Guest reviews for Chef Daniel

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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: 3-hour class, meal and taxes.

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Event location: Philadelphia

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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.

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