Cooking Class - Fundamentals of Asian Cuisine

COVID-19 protocols this chef will implement are:
Chef Wearing a Mask
Social Distancing Friendly
Host Requires Proof of Vaccine

Join Chef Mateus for a professional lesson in Asian-style cooking.

In this hands-on cooking class with Chef Mateus, you'll learn the fundamental skills you need to handcraft a classic Asian-style feast as you explore ingredients and seasonings that add a unique umami flavor to recipes, such as dashi and furikake.

Master the techniques to achieve perfectly cooked vegetable skewers and marinated proteins with sauces and seasonings inspired by Asian flavors paired with fluffy rice and fresh vegetables. For dessert, Chef Mateus will guide you through making a cake full of Asian flavor featuring tangy ginger balanced by a light and earthy matcha whipped cream.

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

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 6
  • Meal Courses 4
  • Event Duration 3 hours
  • Labels Asian, Couples, Date Night, Gourmet, Group

Cozymeal guest reviews for this experience

Jon H.


14 Jan 2022

Mateus was a pleasure to learn from in the kitchen and had a wealth of insightful and helpful wisdom to share about cooking with Asian ingredients.

Christopher H.


14 Jan 2022

Amazing class! Learned all sorts of tips and tricks, Chef Mateus is also a great guy. I am incredibly full from all the awesome food we all cooked and got to eat. Great time 5/5.

Lori M.


12 Dec 2021

Scheduled this as a fun family activity for 5 while in NYC. This was an amazing experience all around. Chef Mateus most kindly responded to all levels of cooking and cutlery experience in our group and kept everyone safe, learning and moving forward. Gave us memories we will cherish for a lifetime-not to mention skills and recipes we will utilize for a lifetime. Thanks so much chef Mateus soups chef Susie; amazing evening-thank you for making NYC even more special!

$ 119 Per person

all-inclusive: 3-hour class, 4-course meal and taxes.

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Chef Mateus
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Brazil-born Chef Mateus brings distinct international flair to his corner of the culinary world. He's worked in kitchens around the globe, including in eateries in Australia, New Zealand, New York and California. He's also served as head chef at the U.S. Embassy in Paris. Chef Mateus currently owns and operates a meal prep and delivery service in NYC and is eager to share his knowledge with chefs of all skill levels.

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