Cooking Class - Light Italian Fare

Chef Melissa teaches guests a selection of flavorful, healthy Italian recipes.

Learn how to make a light, healthy Italian dinner for yourself and your loved ones with Chef Melissa! You will learn how to make three courses of delicious, Italian-inspired home cooking alongside a chef who is also a trained nutritionist.

First, you will prepare a kale salad with sun-dried tomatoes, capers and walnuts in a tahini dressing, followed by broiled salmon in dill sauce, served with lemon paprika asparagus. For dessert, you'll learn how to make a Nutella-style hazelnut spread from scratch, with strawberries and bananas for dipping.

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

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 14
  • Meal Courses 3
  • Event Duration 2 hours
  • Labels Beginner, Gluten Free, Healthy, Italian, Pescatarian

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31 Jan 2018

Melissa was amazing! She made sure to check in about dietary restrictions and made modifications where possible! She made the class fun and joked with us as we prepared a really delicious meal!

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25 Jul 2019

We learned a lot and enjoyed Chef Melissa’s cooking class a great deal. She tailored the recipes to our dietary needs and was creative and helpful. The meal was delicious and we had fun!



30 Jan 2018

I was not home but my kids found it very interesting and informative for them .

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Certified by the Academy of Culinary Nutrition as well as American Fitness Professionals, Chef Melissa's emphasis is on clean eating, organic food and toxic free environments from the inside-out. Her ability to transform traditional favorites into fresh, tasty meals will leave you in disbelief that it is, in fact, healthy. Leave Chef Melissa's class with culinary tips and techniques to improve your overall health, deliciously!

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Cancellation Policy

Flexible booking: Cancel or reschedule this event's reservation for free up to 48 hours before the event.

Chef Melissa will travel to guests within NYC for this experience.

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