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Chef Laena

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Chef Laena
Verified chef
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11 Reviews
A prolific food entrepreneur and cookbook author, Chef Laena has launched numerous culinary startups, which have earned recognition and accolades for over a decade and counting. With training as an herbalist and a background in food science, she loves to share her unique knowledge while hosting cooking and food preservation classes and events for individuals and teams.
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Delicious Sweet Treats

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Join this class to learn how to make a wide variety of little sweet treats. Through this cooking class, you can learn to make delicious small and sweet treats that will be perfect to make as desserts for afternoon tea and as gifts for your friends and family. An expert baker will guide you and others through the...
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Culinary Voyage Through Spain

$135
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Explore a meal filled with flavor and texture as you prepare five authentic Spanish dishes. There's an abundance of traditional Spanish cuisine to be discovered in this hands-on cooking class with Chef Ivan. It's a menu filled with classic recipes carefully selected for maximum enjoyment. First, you'll create a...
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4.9
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Pasta-Making 101 for Kids

$95
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$95
Kids will get a hands-on lesson in pasta making and more from a professional chef. In this fun kids cooking class with Chef Jimi, kids and adults alike will learn how to make several delicious Italian dishes. Begin with black truffle garlic bread, then prepare some pasta and combine with creamy sauce to make...
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Chef Jimi
4.9
13 Reviews
Serving the NYC area
Next Date: Sun, May 26th at 6:00PM & other times
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Chef Laena's Overall Rating

5.0 / 5

Based on 11 reviews

Reviews guests left for Chef Laena

Bridget B.

Bridget

10/06/22
Chef Laena’s class was so fun and informative! She walked us through every step of the process, answered all of our questions, and was so engaging! The kit had everything we needed so made it super convenient. I highly recommend her classes!
10/06/22

Reviews Chef Laena received outside of Cozymeal

becky

becky

10/13/22
Our group LOVED this class!!! Laena's energy was great and she encouraged us all to be creative. Highly recommend for friends or colleagues. so fun and delicious!
10/13/22
Gretchen

Gretchen

10/13/22
The class was so much fun. Laena is fantastic. I loved the hot sauce and can't wait to create more. Thanks you!
10/13/22