Cooking Class - Pie Baking Fun

Learn to make and bake fresh, flaky pies in this inspired and fun cooking class.

Fresh fruit-filled pies are a summertime treat; you'll learn to make them in this cooking class. Work alongside a master chef as you learn the secrets of creating a flaky pie crust and two fragrant fillings. Then, assemble your pies and enjoy them alongside ice cream for timeless pie à la mode.

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

This class is suitable for ages 14+ 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 4
  • Event Duration 2-2.5 hours
  • Labels Baking, Beginner, Fun, Pastry

Reviews guests left for this experience

Roberto

Roberto

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.

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

Linda

Linda

10 Jul 2024

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

BRIGHTON

BRIGHTON

03 May 2024

Very fun. Chef was fantastic with explaining procedure and etiquette

$ 99 Per person

all-inclusive: 2-2.5-hour class, 4-course meal.


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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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