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Chef Ivan or Resident Chef

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Chef Ivan or Resident Chef
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367 Reviews
Chef Ivan’s zeal for cooking began at a very young age, leading him to attend culinary school at the ripe age of just 14. The Italian chef, who has cooked all over Europe, now lives in New York where he runs a catering company and volunteers teaching children kitchen skills. Chef Ivan focuses on Italian, French and sushi courses, and is excited to educate guests on new techniques.
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Cooking Classes WITH Chef Ivan or Resident Chef

NYC Cooking Class: Fresh Pasta 101 1 slide NYC Cooking Class: Fresh Pasta 101 2 slide NYC Cooking Class: Fresh Pasta 101 3 slide NYC Cooking Class: Fresh Pasta 101 4 slide NYC Cooking Class: Fresh Pasta 101 5 slide NYC Cooking Class: Fresh Pasta 101 6 slide
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Fresh Pasta 101

$135
Cooking Class
$135
Indulge your taste buds while learning the celebrated craft of pasta making. The menu of this cooking class represents a journey through the heart of Italian culinary tradition, tailored for those who wish to immerse themselves in the art of Italian cooking. Each dish, from the vibrant mozzarella Caprese to the...
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Chef Ivan or Resident Chef
4.9
367 Reviews
New York
Next Date: Sun, Jul 14th at 11:00AM & other times
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NYC Cooking Class: A Tour of Classic Italian Dishes 1 slide NYC Cooking Class: A Tour of Classic Italian Dishes 2 slide NYC Cooking Class: A Tour of Classic Italian Dishes 3 slide NYC Cooking Class: A Tour of Classic Italian Dishes 4 slide NYC Cooking Class: A Tour of Classic Italian Dishes 5 slide NYC Cooking Class: A Tour of Classic Italian Dishes 6 slide
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A Tour of Classic Italian Dishes

$135
Cooking Class
$135
Join Chef Ivan for a class in classic Italian home cooking. In this hands-on cooking class, Chef Ivan will guide you through making a three-course Italian dinner, teaching traditional cooking techniques along the way. Learn how to make a Tuscan classic, pappa al pomodoro, a thick and creamy Tuscan bread soup to...
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Chef Ivan or Resident Chef
4.9
367 Reviews
New York
Next Date: Sun, Jul 14th at 6:00PM & other times
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NYC Cooking Class: The French Connection 1 slide NYC Cooking Class: The French Connection 2 slide NYC Cooking Class: The French Connection 3 slide NYC Cooking Class: The French Connection 4 slide NYC Cooking Class: The French Connection 5 slide NYC Cooking Class: The French Connection 6 slide
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The French Connection

$135
Cooking Class
$135
Learn classic techniques to make an all-star French menu with Chef Ivan. Chef Ivan will draw upon his extensive training in French gastronomy to introduce you to French cuisine in an upscale manner in this hands-on cooking class. The art of choosing, cooking and eating good food is what gastronomy is all about....
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Chef Ivan or Resident Chef
4.9
367 Reviews
New York
Next Date: Sun, Jul 14th at 6:00PM & other times
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NYC Cooking Class: Authentic Georgian Cuisine 1 slide NYC Cooking Class: Authentic Georgian Cuisine 2 slide NYC Cooking Class: Authentic Georgian Cuisine 3 slide NYC Cooking Class: Authentic Georgian Cuisine 4 slide NYC Cooking Class: Authentic Georgian Cuisine 5 slide NYC Cooking Class: Authentic Georgian Cuisine 6 slide
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Authentic Georgian Cuisine

$135
Cooking Class
$135
Travel to the Caucasus Mountains and explore the flavors of Georgian cuisine. In this hands-on cooking class, Chef Ivan will share the techniques that make Georgian food distinctive and exquisite. You'll learn how to combine ingredients to transform them into an authentic “supra” — a traditional Georgian...
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4.9
367 Reviews
New York
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NYC Cooking Class: Elevated Bento Box 1 slide NYC Cooking Class: Elevated Bento Box 2 slide NYC Cooking Class: Elevated Bento Box 3 slide NYC Cooking Class: Elevated Bento Box 4 slide NYC Cooking Class: Elevated Bento Box 5 slide NYC Cooking Class: Elevated Bento Box 6 slide
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Elevated Bento Box

$135
Cooking Class
$135
Create an authentic Japanese meal with a lesson in the art of bento boxes. Discover the magic that goes into building a bento box in this hands-on cooking class with Chef Ivan. With an array of recipes and ingredients to play with, you're sure to become a bento box extraordinaire in no time. You can look forward to...
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4.9
367 Reviews
New York
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NYC Cooking Class: Culinary Voyage Through Spain 1 slide NYC Cooking Class: Culinary Voyage Through Spain 2 slide NYC Cooking Class: Culinary Voyage Through Spain 3 slide NYC Cooking Class: Culinary Voyage Through Spain 4 slide NYC Cooking Class: Culinary Voyage Through Spain 5 slide NYC Cooking Class: Culinary Voyage Through Spain 6 slide
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Culinary Voyage Through Spain

$135
Cooking Class
$135
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
367 Reviews
New York
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NYC Cooking Class: American-Style Steak Dinner 1 slide NYC Cooking Class: American-Style Steak Dinner 2 slide NYC Cooking Class: American-Style Steak Dinner 3 slide NYC Cooking Class: American-Style Steak Dinner 4 slide NYC Cooking Class: American-Style Steak Dinner 5 slide NYC Cooking Class: American-Style Steak Dinner 6 slide
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American-Style Steak Dinner

$135
Cooking Class
$135
Create a classic three-course steakhouse meal in this hands-on cooking class with Chef Ivan. You don't need steakhouse reservations to enjoy a gourmet steak dinner. Under Chef Ivan's guidance, learn how to make an incredible multi-course meal using smart cooking techniques and fresh ingredients. Chef Ivan will...
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4.9
367 Reviews
New York
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NYC Cooking Class: Sushi Roll Techniques 1 slide NYC Cooking Class: Sushi Roll Techniques 2 slide NYC Cooking Class: Sushi Roll Techniques 3 slide NYC Cooking Class: Sushi Roll Techniques 4 slide NYC Cooking Class: Sushi Roll Techniques 5 slide NYC Cooking Class: Sushi Roll Techniques 6 slide
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Sushi Roll Techniques

$135
Cooking Class
$135
Chef Ivan will take you on a journey through the fresh, flavorful world of sushi. Making sushi is one of the highest arts found in Japanese cuisine. Learn how to choose fresh ingredients, prepare the components and roll the perfect roll with Chef Ivan. Begin the hands-on class with a light and flavorful miso soup...
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4.9
367 Reviews
New York
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NYC Cooking Class: Mastering Knife Skills 1 slide NYC Cooking Class: Mastering Knife Skills 2 slide NYC Cooking Class: Mastering Knife Skills 3 slide NYC Cooking Class: Mastering Knife Skills 4 slide NYC Cooking Class: Mastering Knife Skills 5 slide NYC Cooking Class: Mastering Knife Skills 6 slide
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Mastering Knife Skills

$135
Cooking Class
$135
Chef Ivan will teach you professional knife skills essential to the culinary arts. Learn all the basic safety knife techniques to take your culinary skills to the next level during this extensive class. Chef Ivan will demonstrate knife techniques while you make three staples of Mediterranean cuisine. Learn how to...
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4.9
367 Reviews
New York
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NYC Cooking Class: Elevated Holiday Menu 1 slide NYC Cooking Class: Elevated Holiday Menu 2 slide NYC Cooking Class: Elevated Holiday Menu 3 slide NYC Cooking Class: Elevated Holiday Menu 4 slide NYC Cooking Class: Elevated Holiday Menu 5 slide NYC Cooking Class: Elevated Holiday Menu 6 slide
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Elevated Holiday Menu

$135
Cooking Class
$135
Discover an elevated menu of simple, sophisticated dishes that make for a perfect holiday dinner. In this hands-on class with Chef Ivan, you will learn how to prepare an elevated three-course holiday menu using high-quality, seasonal ingredients and cooking techniques that bring out the best in them. Some of the...
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Chef Ivan or Resident Chef
4.9
367 Reviews
New York
Next Date: Sun, Sep 1st at 11:00AM & other times
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NYC Cooking Class: Modern Friendsgiving Fare 1 slide NYC Cooking Class: Modern Friendsgiving Fare 2 slide NYC Cooking Class: Modern Friendsgiving Fare 3 slide NYC Cooking Class: Modern Friendsgiving Fare 4 slide NYC Cooking Class: Modern Friendsgiving Fare 5 slide NYC Cooking Class: Modern Friendsgiving Fare 6 slide
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Modern Friendsgiving Fare

$135
Cooking Class
$135
Discover a modern take on a classic Thanksgiving feast perfect for an evening with friends. In this hands-on class with Chef Ivan, you will learn how to prepare a three-course Friendsgiving feast using modern culinary techniques and gourmet ingredients that will put a new spin on classic American dishes and...
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4.9
367 Reviews
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Team Building Activities WITH Chef Ivan or Resident Chef

NYC Team Building Activity: Iron Chef Cooking Competition 1 slide NYC Team Building Activity: Iron Chef Cooking Competition 2 slide NYC Team Building Activity: Iron Chef Cooking Competition 3 slide NYC Team Building Activity: Iron Chef Cooking Competition 4 slide NYC Team Building Activity: Iron Chef Cooking Competition 5 slide NYC Team Building Activity: Iron Chef Cooking Competition 6 slide
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Iron Chef Cooking Competition

$145
Team Building Activity
$145
Join Chef Ivan for a fun and exciting Iron Chef-style cooking competition with your team! In this hands-on team building experience hosted by Chef Ivan, you and your group will be divided into two teams and then will go head to head to see who can cook up the best dish. Each team will be assigned a basket with a...
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Chef Ivan or Resident Chef
4.9
367 Reviews
New York
Next Date: Sun, Jul 14th at 6:00PM & other times
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NYC Team Building Activity: Italian Farm to Table 1 slide NYC Team Building Activity: Italian Farm to Table 2 slide NYC Team Building Activity: Italian Farm to Table 3 slide NYC Team Building Activity: Italian Farm to Table 4 slide NYC Team Building Activity: Italian Farm to Table 5 slide NYC Team Building Activity: Italian Farm to Table 6 slide
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Team Building Activity

Italian Farm to Table

$145
Team Building Activity
$145
Fresh ingredients and Italian gourmet taste pair beautifully in this team building class. Chef Ivan will draw upon his extensive culinary experience to offer a world-class culinary opportunity with inspiration from all areas of classic Italy. In this hands-on team building cooking class, Chef Ivan will show your...
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4.9
367 Reviews
New York
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NYC Team Building Activity: Sweet and Savory Baking 101 1 slide NYC Team Building Activity: Sweet and Savory Baking 101 2 slide NYC Team Building Activity: Sweet and Savory Baking 101 3 slide NYC Team Building Activity: Sweet and Savory Baking 101 4 slide NYC Team Building Activity: Sweet and Savory Baking 101 5 slide NYC Team Building Activity: Sweet and Savory Baking 101 6 slide
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Sweet and Savory Baking 101

$145
Team Building Activity
$145
Join Chef Ivan or a resident chef on this sweet and savory baking journey. Learn how to make handmade baked treats from two basic dough recipes in this hands-on team building experience. With high-quality ingredients on hand, Chef Ivan will introduce your team to the basics of baking stuffed rolls and from-scratch...
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4.9
367 Reviews
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Chef Ivan or Resident Chef's Overall Rating

4.9 / 5

Based on 367 reviews

Reviews guests left for Chef Ivan or Resident Chef

Lyndsey R.

Lyndsey

06/28/24
Chef Ivan hosted our team very well! What a fun and interactive (and very competitive) Iron Chef Cooking Competition for our corporate team-building event! Highly recommend!!
06/28/24
Eni M.

Eni

06/17/24
Beautiful experience and amazing tasting food!
06/17/24
Michael L.

Michael

06/16/24
Chef Donna was an amazing host and instructor. She kept the session lively, entertaining, and informative. We also had a blast with the other guests attending as well. A super fun time for all. Will certainly do this again.
06/16/24