Cooking Class: A Seven Course Spread for Beginners

In this cooking class, you'll learn how to create an elaborate seven-course spread using simple dishes and techniques. Chef Natalie will guide you through creating a variety of show-stopping plates, including a diverse cheese plate, an elegant amuse-bouche, creamy soups, refreshing salads and rich risottos all used with high-quality ingredients and spices. You'll also master a main entree choosing from a coffee-crusted beef filet, or crab and artichoke-stuffed salmon. Either doughnut holes or a chocolate espresso tartlet will be served for dessert. 


Cheese Plate 

With a variety of cheeses or brie wrapped in puff pastry with fruit compote

Amuse Bouche

#Choose one 

Crostini with pear, Parmesan, truffle honey, herbed cheese or figs 

Shrimp brochette with spicy mango shooters


#Choose one 

Parmesan tomato basil with grilled cheese brochette 

 Crab bisque with grilled crab baguette


#Choose one 

Lyonnaise salad with bacon, arugula, shallots, quail egg and Parmesan 

 Field greens with cucumber, tomatoes, goat cheese and poached pears


#Choose one 

Butter poached lobster 

Wild mushroom


#Choose one 

Coffee-crusted beef filet with Parmesan asparagus and scalloped potatoes 

Crab and artichoke-stuffed salmon with sautéed kale and brown rice pilaf


#Choose one 

Doughnut holes with rosewater, cardamom and candied pistachios 

 Chocolate espresso tartlet with Kahlúa crème and raspberry coulis

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 25
  • 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, Date Night, New American, Holiday, Mother's Day

Classpop! guest reviews for other experiences with Chef Natalie


27 Feb 2021

We had such a great time with chef Natalie! She taught us so much and the food was amazing. I never thought I'd make pasta carbonara, whole branzino, or duck eggrolls but she made it so easy and fun. We learned so many cool tricks along the way. She is amazing !

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Laura N.

12 Jun 2019

Great space and a chef with excellent skills!

$ 125 Per person

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

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Chef Natalie has had a varied and successful career in the culinary world throughout her 20 years as a personal chef, event and catering manager, restaurateur and more. Her highly acclaimed skills have been in demand from the world’s top executives, moguls and celebrities, and her list of glowing accolades includes features in Huffington Post, LA times, and Food and Beverage Magazine, among many others.

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