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Cooking Class - The Beauty of Braising
Cooking Class - The Beauty of Braising
Discover how the method of braising can make for meltingly tender, beautiful, fall-off-the-bone short ribs.
In this hands-on class with Chef Chris, you will learn how to take the toughest pieces of meat and transform them into a succulent meal that is both rustic and sophisticated.
Chef Chris will teach you how to properly braise short ribs that will always reward you with soft, tender hunks of rich meat and infused with the flavors of a mirepoix. You'll also learn how to prepare an Irish whiskey gravy for your short ribs that adds a whole other layer of flavor and complexity to an already stunning meal.
Guests are welcome to provide wine and beer to enjoy during the class.
Endive and Arugula
With blue cheese and apple vinaigrette
Braised Beef Short Ribs With Whiskey Gravy
With carrots, celery, onions, red wine and Irish whiskey
Slow Roasted Root Vegetable au Gratin
With sweet and Yukon gold potatoes, parsnips, celery root and cream
Berry Tart With Citrus Cream Cheese
With strawberries, raspberries, orange juice and agave syrup
Most dietary restrictions can be accommodated. Please mention this in the message field when you submit your booking request.
- Minimum Guests 2
- Maximum Guests 6
- Meal Courses 4
- Event Duration 3 hours
- Labels Beginner, Couples, Date Night, Fun, Holiday
Cozymeal guest reviews for this experience
30 Jun 2021
Excellent dinner, great conversation, joy all around!!!
16 Jan 2020
Amazing! Chef Chris was extremely professional and courteous. He demonstrated each step and also gave us plenty of hands-on experience with each course. The food was absolutely delicious! We will definitely use him again.
28 Jan 2019
Chef Chris' culinary skills are amazing and he turns the simplest recipes into pure heaven for your mouth. I absolutely enjoyed his teachings and personality, definitely skilled in his craft!
Cozymeal guest reviews for other experiences with Chef Chris
26 Mar 2023
Awesome!!! Highly recommend Chef Chris!!!
18 Mar 2023
Excellent class and very explanatory. Would recommend!
18 Mar 2023
Chef Chris was professional, personable and the food was delicious! My whole family learned, laughed and enjoyed the food. We will be booking Chef Chris again!
16 Mar 2023
Chef Chris was awesome, very professional and he did a great job showing how to make raviolis from scratch. food was great overall and experience was first rate. would highly rate this class
14 Mar 2023
Chef Chris was great! My son and I had a great time learning new skills in the Kitchen!
28 Feb 2023
Chris was great and the meal was delicious! As a corporate team-building event he taught us how to make ravioli, and even gave us a custom option for the vegetarian in our group. I would definitely recommend chef Chris.
19 Feb 2023
Chris was absolutely wonderful. He exceeded our expectations for our Valentine's Day dinner. This was a Christmas gift from our kids. Thank you, Chris.
14 Feb 2023
Awesome all the way around. I've never down this before and it's been a wonderful experience. Thank you Chris. Sorry about my wife bugging you in the kitchen!
14 Feb 2023
Wonderful experience, will absolutely do this again.
11 Feb 2023
My family had a great pizza night with Chef Chris. Chef brought everything we needed, was very interactive, and helped us make amazing pizzas (and other courses). Highly recommend.
09 Feb 2023
Chris was great and provided a fun evening making sushi with my daughter!
28 Jan 2023
Chef Chris was very professional, friendly and guided us through an amazing meal. We will definitely be booking future classes.
20 Jan 2023
Incredible evening and absolutely the best! We will definitely have another class soon.
20 Jan 2023
He was absolutely amazing! We will definitely be doing this again!
15 Jan 2023
Chris was awesome! The dinner was superb & he was delightful. I would highly recommend! We tipped in cash
10 Jan 2023
Chef Chris and his team were great. They showed up a little early to get set up and prepared. They were very kind to everyone but also focused on their craft. The food was amazing, everyone truly enjoyed the flavors and presentation. They cleaned up nicely and were out of there in no time at all. I would definitely recommend.
05 Jan 2023
Chef Chris was very patient and happy to answer any questions. He explained everything thoroughly and gave me a lot of tips and tricks throughout the process. The meal was absolutely incredible and one of the best I’ve ever had. He made it an awesome experience and would 10/10 recommended Chef Chris!
05 Dec 2022
Loved the cooking class with Chef Chris. He was very informative, patient and most importantly the food was delicious! 10/10.
30 Nov 2022
Wonderful Chef and menu!!! Will be doing this again.
22 Oct 2022
Everything was on point, delicious, and very timely! My husband and I enjoyed such a wonderful evening, with great food prepared by a great chef. Thank you Chris for making our weekend extra special!
20 Oct 2022
Chef Chris was amazing! The food was delicious, we learned so much, and the poached plums on the baguette for dessert were to die for l!!’
09 Oct 2022
Chris served us a wonderful meal. Everything was prepared expertly. Really loved the menu. And he was a great host the entire evening. I'd recommend Chris whole heartedly. Patrick Fitzsimmons
05 Sep 2022
03 Aug 2022
Great time with Chef Chris!
11 Jul 2022
Chef Chris was amazing all around! He was prompt, informative, had a great sense of humor and made us feel really comfortable about the entire experience.. we will definitely be enlisting his services again soon!
25 May 2022
He was on time, friendly, and the food was amazing. It was a interactive experience that my girlfriend and I really enjoyed.
08 May 2022
The experience was on another level. The chef walks you through the process while ensuring you have the best experience. Each entree was prepared simple and with your everyday in the pantry items. I highly recommend and will see him again in the near months.
15 Feb 2022
Cozymeal.com is the best! Look up Chef Chris! My husband and I celebrated 22 years as a couple with surf and turf steak and shrimp, tangerine pear and blue cheese salad, wonderful creamy potato soup, and biscuits cooked to perfection topped with strawberries and whipped cream. They offer lots of classes!
09 Feb 2022
Chef Chris made my husband’s birthday surprise a success. We had a great time and the food was amazing. Will definitely book a class with him again.
19 Jan 2022
Chris exceeded all expectations when doing our 4-course dinner for two for our anniversary. All of the dishes were excellent and had great presentation. He also did a great job of answering cooking questions along the way. We would highly recommend him and plan to use him in the future.
06 Jan 2022
Chef Chris taught us some valuable cooking tips and prepared a delicious meal in the process! He accommodated our dietary restrictions with ease and ensured we had a great experience. Looking forward to another meal with Chef Chris.
05 Dec 2021
The experience with Chris was outstanding! he is an incredible Chef!
25 Oct 2021
We loved Chef Chris' sushi making class! The knowledge and wisdom of his craft is on full display as he teaches the art! Chef Chris is such a wonderful and friendly instructor as he creates an environment that is personable and informative throughout the class, making it entertaining and relaxing, allowing us to enjoy it to the fullest! The food was fantastic, and the class was excellent, and it gave us an experience to remember! I look forward to using Chef Chris again!
25 Sep 2021
Chef Chris was extremely professional and such a wonderful addition to our celebration night! Everything was so delicious and I would absolutely hire him and his assistant, Elizabeth, again. They were such an amazon team! Thank you again to the both of them!
21 Aug 2021
08 Dec 2020
Chris provided us with an excellent cooking class experience! It was fun, instructional and delicious! We hope to try more classes in the future!
01 Aug 2020
We had the best experience with Chef Chris. We hired him to cook brunch for my fiance's 30th birthday. He was on time, professional, and made great company during the time he was at our house. But the best part was the food!! Everything he made was delicious. The meal was even more enjoyable than what we could have gotten in a restaurant for the same money. We would ask Chef Chris to cook for us again without a doubt. Thank you Chef Chris!
22 Jan 2020
We had Chef Chris over to demonstrate his Seasonal Surf and Turf Menu. It was a fun experience. Chef Chris is soft spoken and kind. I enjoyed hearing about his background. His teaching style is easy going. We had a great time and will look for more classes with Cozymeal!
20 Jan 2020
We picked a meal that was actually too basic for our group. Chef was pleasant and friendly. Wasn't too fond of potato soup, lacked texture and seasoning. Liked using leak tops as garnish.
13 Jan 2020
Really enjoyed the meal
06 Apr 2019
The “Stunning Seafood Spread” was fantastic! Chef Chris has a very nice “hands-on” approach to teaching — first demonstrating and then allowing us to take over. Every dish was delicious and beautifully presented. We would definitely take another class with Chef Chris!
19 Mar 2019
The recipes/dishes were tasty. The broth for the mussel dish was bright and I'll be making it again. Chef Chris is soft-spoken and easy going, but also light on instruction and preparation.
06 Mar 2019
Chef Chris was excellent. He was very nice and extremely knowledgeable. We had a wonderful time and would recommend this to everyone!
05 Mar 2019
Great time and the food was amazing. Would definitely recommend this class to others.
22 Feb 2019
Great recipes, will make again! We enjoyed the class for sister's birthday. Good job!
$ 95 Per person
all-inclusive: 3-hour class, 4-course meal and taxes.
Meet your chef
Chef Travels to You
Chef Chris has been busy working as a sous chef, head chef, and head baker in many restaurant kitchens over the past decade, and now, he is sharing his experiences and passion for all things food in an array of incredible cooking classes. Chef Chris creates an inviting and nonjudgemental atmosphere brimming with culinary wisdom that will empower you to cook at home and feel more confident in your kitchen.
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