Cooking Class: Dinner From the Mediterranean

Chef James presents his unique variation on traditional gnocchi in this exciting cooking class. First, you'll create a lovely selection of antipiasti, including charcuterie with artisan cheeses, anchovies and olives, and a refreshing salad featuring market-chosen greens. Then, you'll learn to prepare Sardinian gnocchetti using semolina wheat flour instead of potato and a tomato and sausage sauce from a recipe created by Chef James himself. For dessert, enjoy a lesson in dolce la quesada topped with fresh local berries. Guests are welcome to bring wine and beer to enjoy during the class.


Antipasti Spanish Olives 

With anchovies, a selection of artisan cheeses and Acme olive bread

Insalata Mista 

With market greens and homemade vinaigrette


 With San Marzano tomatoes, sweet Italian sausage, white wine and saffron

Dolce La Quesada 

With local berries

  • Minimum Guests 4
  • Maximum Guests 14
  • Event Duration 3 hours
  • Activity Level
  • LabelsGroup, Gourmet, Date Night, Italian, Pasta Making
  • 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.

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20 Mar 2022

Great chef

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05 Jan 2022

A great class! Learned a lot and really enjoyed Chef James. A great meal for a cold night!

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05 Jan 2022

Class was supposed to be 4:00 PT/ 7:00 ET, yet started at 4:00 ET. So I was unable to make it due to the scheduling of class pop and them having incorrect information. Luckily. I hopped on just in case to check around 4:30 ET and was able to catch half the class. Disappointed in the scheduling but seemed like a great class for what I was able to watch

$ 135 Per person

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

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Chef James
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Cooking is an obvious passion for Chef James; he loves few things more than throwing dinner parties and creating exciting dishes for his guests. He offers an array of culinary services, including cooking class parties, private dinners and catered events, featuring Italian- and Spanish-inspired dishes that use the highest quality locally grown and artisan ingredients.

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