Cooking Class - Perfectly Prepared Catch of the Day

Learn how to prepare fresh Michigan rainbow trout that's light, crispy, and ready in minutes.

In this hands-on class with Chef Daniel, you will learn how to prepare a gourmet three-course dinner menu that showcases the beauty of freshly caught, local rainbow trout, and other fresh and local ingredients.

Chef Daniel will begin by teaching you how to build layers of flavor and texture in crostini with butternut squash, apple, and cranberry balsamic drizzle. Then, you will learn how to filet a whole rainbow trout and cook it to perfection. Lastly, you will churn up a batch of homemade bourbon butter pecan ice cream for dessert.

Guests are welcome to provide wine and beer to enjoy during the class.

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 12
  • Meal Courses 3
  • Event Duration 3 hours
  • Labels Couples, Date Night, Group, New American, Pescatarian

Cozymeal guest reviews for this experience

Hannah R.


21 Jan 2020

Chef Dan was really knowledgeable about his dishes and it was really nice learning more about some of my favorite dishes! Thanks Chef Dan!

Guest reviews for Chef Daniel



12 Feb 2020

Chef is exceptional! I would recommend him again and again.



12 Feb 2020

Seriously good meal! Served with a smile, chef is the best!

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Originally from Germany, Chef Daniel considers himself a freestyle culinarian, drawing inspiration from the classics as well as modern culinary trends. His ongoing passion for connecting with people through food led him to earn a culinary arts degree and become an ACF Certified Executive Chef. Today, Chef Daniel is the chef and owner of a local cooking school, and hosts private dinners, and teaches interactive cooking classes.

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Chef Daniel will travel to guests within Grand Rapids for this experience.

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