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Cooking Class - Vegan BBQ Feast
Cooking Class - Vegan BBQ Feast
Light up the grill for a hearty vegan barbecue with Chef Jenn.
Enhance your skills on the grill in this cooking class with Chef Jenn while working with fresh, vegan ingredients to create a flavorful feast. This impressive barbecue spread highlights the range and versatility of plant-based cooking.
Pair bright, herbaceous flavors in an apple and fennel salad to start your backyard feast. Then, whip up garlic potatoes and charred vegetables to accompany the main dish. Chef Jenn will teach you how to turn jackfruit into tender, smoky barbecued ribs. Finish with a sweet and nutty grilled peach crumble with praline pecans.
Guests are welcome to bring wine and beer to enjoy during the class.
Apple and Fennel Salad
With radishes, arugula, dill, parsley, apple cider vinegar, lemon and honey
BBQ Jackfruit Ribs
With nutritional yeast, liquid smoke, soy sauce and Worcestershire sauce
Garlic Whipped Potatoes
With non-dairy milk
With broccolini, Romanesco and lemon
Grilled Peach Crumble
With coconut cream, vanilla, pecans and brown sugar
Most dietary restrictions can be accommodated. Please mention this in the message field when you submit your booking request.
- Minimum Guests 2
- Maximum Guests 14
- Meal Courses 3
- Event Duration 2.5 hours
- Labels BBQ, Healthy, New American, Vegan, Vegetarian
Cozymeal guest reviews for this experience
04 Dec 2022
Our plant based BBQ cooking class was more amazing than I could have hoped for! We learned so much from Chef Jenn and we made such a delicious meal! I really can't recommend enough!
11 Apr 2022
Jenn was super pleasant and fun to have over!
16 Mar 2022
Chef Jenn was great. When she got into the kitchen she went right to work. She explained just what we were cooking and how it all went together. The meal, BBQ Jackfruit Ribs, OMG it was all so delicious. Jenn is 100% plant based. Couldnt ask for anything better. Thank you Jenn, it was just my pleasure to have you in my home. You are great fun.
26 Nov 2021
Jenn was very knowledgeable, fun to be around, taught us a lot about the vegan lifestyle. She took time with us and we will definitely choose get again! Fun time.. should try her for your next class.
Cozymeal guest reviews for other experiences with Chef Jenn
15 Feb 2023
Jen was so fun and knowledgeable. We loved the flavor combinations and the surprising taste of her inspired recipes
11 Feb 2023
Chef Jenn was awesome. Very friendly and personable. She knew her stuff and got us involved every step of the way. We will for sure have her come back.
13 Jan 2023
My fiancé and I absolutely loved learning from Jenn. She was super knowledgeable and really good at keeping us engaged in different cooking tasks and fun conversation throughout the whole night. We learned a ton and had some amazing food. By the end of the night, it felt like we had all known each other for a while and were just hanging out as friends. 11/10 would book with Jenn again!
26 Nov 2022
Chef Jenn’s meal courses were incredible. The flavors were amazing and worked perfectly with each other. Chef Jenn plated perfectly and explained each element of the meal. An overall great experience and would highly recommend!
06 Oct 2022
28 Sep 2022
Chef Jenn was amazing, she was extremely accommodating and brought with her everything we needed. The food was delicious and we had a great time!
24 Jul 2022
Chef Jenn was so fun to hang out with and taught us a lot in our class! We will definitely take another class! We celebrated our friend’s 40th birthday and it was a perfect set up: being able to stay at home and everyone got to wear comfortable clothes. Would highly recommend the brunch session!
28 Jun 2022
Chef Jenn was great! My wife and I had an awesome time learning to make pasta.
23 Mar 2022
Jenn was fantastic! She did a great job teaching my 14 year old daughter and accommodating my gluten allergy. We would love to learn more from her.
02 Mar 2022
A fun time talking and learning how to make something new.
25 Feb 2022
The cooking class was great. Chef Jenn was very attentive and catered to the experience level of the two 13 year old girls that the class was scheduled for. Great food and very memorable experience.
12 Feb 2022
The food was delicious! Very fun night.
06 Feb 2022
We had a fantastic night with Chef Jenn and her Dumpling cooking class. Great conversation, lots of knowledge, fun and a delicious meal at the end of it. We will be looking at doing another class in the future for sure!
31 Jan 2022
This vegan homemade dumpling experience with Chef Jenn was awesome! The food was delicious and Jenn's energy made it a fun experience overall. Highly recommend to anyone looking for a great way to learn a new skill!
29 Dec 2021
Fun, great food! I have dietary restrictions, and Jenn worked with me to make a menu. We enjoyed meeting her and cooking a lovely dinner.
28 Dec 2021
Jenn was fabulous, we had a superb meal and she was great interacting with all of my family! Such a lovely evening that will be remembered for a long time! Thanks Jenn!
21 Dec 2021
Jenn has a fun warm personality that makes it feel like you’re cooking with a friend. We really enjoyed learning about how the foods interact with each other and how to prepare the ingredients to optimize their flavor. An experience that taught us something for life!
21 Dec 2021
Chef Jen taught us to make real from-scratch pasta and the most amazing sauce to go with it. She's so talented and a great teacher and made it a fun and relaxed night for all of us. My daughter (11) and my mom (70+) loved it equally and it was something we could all do together. Oh yeah and the dessert was wonderful too. We are already talking about next time!
12 Dec 2021
Jenn was absolutely wonderful! She made us the perfect date night experience as a Christmas gift for my gf! The food was not only delicious, but she also was so kind and made it an amazing time. Will be recommending to all my friends and you should definitely book her for your next event!
21 Oct 2021
This was such a fun experience. I booked for my husbands birthday and he absolutely loved it. The food was amazing and Chef Jenn was so nice and patient. We can't wait to have her over again.
11 Oct 2021
Chef Jenn was so great!! She was on time, prepared, and so fun to hang out with! She customized our pasta-making experience to what we were interested in and the food turned out great!! She's so knowledgeable and fun to cook with! Highly recommend for your next event - we were just a few friends that wanted to eat good food!!
21 Jun 2021
Chef Jennifer's is great! She is so fun to work with and is an awesome instructor for anyone looking to step up their cooking. She is super knowledgeable about vegan and vegetarian food, and as someone who wants to eventually shift over to that, I was really great to work with her. Her food is delicious, and I highly recommend her to anyone in the area.
Guest reviews for Chef Jenn
08 Dec 2021
Jenn is one of the most talented chef's I have ever had the pleasure to work with. Her food is not only phenomenal but the love and care that goes into plating and execution is top notch. The creativity she has with vegan and vegetarian dishes is incredible. So many things I never thought I could have or experience she finds ways to create even with so many parameters from allergies and food preferences. Highly recommend!!
13 Jul 2021
My fiance and I love Chef Jenn!! Whenever she has cooked us a meal, even though we were in the comfort of our home, we felt like we were at a Michelin-star restaurant (which Chef Jenn also has experience working in). Her food is always top-notch, and did I mention the presentation? One of our most recent projects together was during my bachelorette party weekend. Jenn assisted with catering our dinner for about 15 girls and made us Buddha Bowls after our private yoga session. What I love most is that although her specialty is in vegan and vegetarian recipes, her knowledge is so diverse that she can cater to ANY diet or food preference. One of the highlights of my weekend was her Bloody Mary Bar. It was very aesthetically pleasing, the girls loved it, and her homemade mix was delicious! Jenn is a joy to work with and incredibly talented and creative. I'm no chef, but she has genuinely taught me everything I know in the kitchen! I cannot recommend her enough.
07 Jul 2021
Jenn is the best of the best! She is meticulous, creative, knowledgeable, easy to work with, friendly, and SUPER talented. She has a rich palate and is awesome with pairing!
28 Jun 2021
Jenn prepared meals for me on several occasions. Her culinary range was impressive, from some of my favorite comfort foods to introducing new worldly cuisines. Everything tasted so fresh with her vegetables, eggs and cheeses sourced from local farms. Jenn puts so much love into her foods and I would highly recommend her for your next dinner party or event!
28 Jun 2021
With over 11yrs in the fine dinning industry, I can say with great confidence that your Chef dictates a large percentage of not only your future success, yet your guests happiness.. Her food is art. Not only beautiful to look at, its mouth watering-ly delicious... I feel guilty bitting into Jens delicious creations because I know it took her hours to create..however, the feeling is quickly eclipsed bite, after bite, reminded once that food is the only reason to live for. Dealing with Jen is exposing yourself to someone who is immensely passionate, and sincerely motivated to deliver the finest quality dish you have in mind. Small project, or grand scale; go ahead put her to the task In the ever changing traditional/non-traditional food world, its refreshing to know a Chef that can cater to any event. She does this all with professionalism and poise. Absolutely deserves my highest recommendation!
23 Jun 2021
Jenn is incredible! Always has such great recipes and really cares a lot about her customers requests. I definitely recommend Jenn for any culinary needs.
23 Jun 2021
Jenn has the warmest personality in and out of the kitchen. Watching her grow as a person and a chef these last ten years has been an absolute pleasure. After becoming friends at Johnson and Wales University, I've watched Jenn as she has gone on her own nutritional journey as well as pursued food as a way to help others. She has catered events, been a personal chef, worked many late nights on the line, as well as ran her own business. Her talents shine through her passion of making sustainable dishes that are more then just good for you, they simply taste AMAZING! See for yourself and try some of her goodies!
23 Jun 2021
Chef Jen did an amazing job catering for a recent family event. Food was awesome and all different types too… Great selection and great price too!!! Highly recommend her. It’s no wonder why they wanted her on “Hell’s Kitchen”!
$ 95 Per person
all-inclusive: 2.5-hour class, 3-course meal and taxes.
Meet your chef
Chef Jenn is classically trained chef specializing in plant-based cuisine who brings nearly 15 years of professional experience to the table. Since graduating from culinary school, she has spent time honing her craft in Australia, Italy and in the U.S., including in Michelin-starred restaurants in New York City. Chef Jenn is now a freelance personal chef offering everything from catering services to cooking classes and beyond.
The Cozymeal Protection®
Chef Jenn will travel to guests within Phoenix for this experience.