Cooking Class - Italian American Recipes - Family Fun

Bond with family, making Italian-American cuisine from pasta to chicken Parmesan and then gelato treats

No Italian grandmother? No worries! Bring the family out for a fun afternoon in this cooking class making Italian American favorites. Kids and adults alike will enjoy making fresh pasta dough for homemade fettuccine, pounding chicken for the perfect chicken Parmesan, and stirring chocolate chips into the base for homemade gelato. The best part? You’ll get to taste each creation and build new family memories.

Tea, coffee and water will be provided. Guests are welcome to bring non-alcoholic beverages.

This class is suitable for ages 7+ with an adult present. Children under 17 must be accompanied by a paying adult. Class price is per person.

  • Minimum Guests 1
  • Maximum Guests 16
  • Meal Courses 3
  • Event Duration 2-2.5 hours
  • Labels Beginner, Fun, Italian, Kids, Kids Cooking Series

Reviews guests left for other experiences with Chef Chuck or Resident Chef



10 Jul 2024

It was very great, but sometimes he ran thru the instructions too fast to comprehend.



09 Jul 2024

The Pie baking experience didn’t really live up to my, very beginner, pie making expectations. Chef Mike was a nice guy but he was very open about the fact that he was a savory chef not a pastry chef. He didn’t have much to add to the process of baking other than to say he wasn’t into measuring very much. This was evident in the prep for the class. We made one full size pie of peaches and blueberries. After getting things mixed, we pored the filling into the crust and it was about 1/3 the amount it should have been. Not a huge deal but it doesn’t show any attention to basic prep. When doing the lattice on the pie the sous chef (who claimed to be a pastry chef) didn’t know the process for weaving the lattice. She instructed us one way and was corrected by, I’m guessing, the manager of (the store where the class held. The kicker was that the ovens apparently weren’t baking our pies as fast as they should have been. So, our pie came out almost baked by the end of the class. The chef instructed the sous chef to take it out of the pie tin and put it in a cake box, for us to take home and finish baking. Well this assumes we have a pie tin at home and also assumes that we’ll be able to get a fully loaded pie, sitting in just the crust, off of a cardboard box and into a pie tin. Not easy for an experienced chef I’m sure, let alone a couple of novices. I would have guessed working ovens or better prep with timing would be a basic feature of a class like this. There was so much down time waiting for the pie to slowly bake that the chef started teaching us how to cut onions and mince garlic. Nothing wrong with that, just a lot of standing and waiting that seemingly shouldn’t have happened. The one thing everyone on staff seemed prepared to do was push sign-ups for their other classes and products in the store (for which we were given a 10% off coupon). All in all, I was disappointed. This was supposed to be a nice gift for my wife’s birthday but it turned out to be a big let down. I would not recommend the Cozy Meal classes.



03 May 2024

Very fun. Chef was fantastic with explaining procedure and etiquette

Meet your chef

After completing his education in Rhode Island, Chef Chuck headed to NYC to begin an illustrious culinary career. He's received rave reviews for his restaurant work, cooked for luncheons at the James Beard House and crafted dishes for luminaries like Julia Child, Barbara Walters and President Bill Clinton. With talent to spare and expertise to share, Chef Chuck delights in offering instruction to chefs in search of gourmet guidance.

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