Online Cooking Class - Intro to Vegan Comfort Cooking

Learn how to build a vegan ratatouille bowl featuring from-scratch vegan pesto and creamy polenta.

During this interactive online cooking class with Chef Angela-Michelle, you will learn how to build a vegan ratatouille bowl using fresh, high-quality, easy-to-find ingredients and easy-to-master cooking techniques. Chef Angela-Michelle will begin by teaching you how to properly butcher and perfectly sauté your ratatouille vegetables. Then, you will learn how to make the creamy polenta foundation for your bowl, vegan basil pesto, and authentic Italian bruschetta to complete the meal.

“This hearty vegan menu is a crowd-pleaser to both vegans and carnivores alike! All cooks are welcome: Your food preference or previous cooking experience won't matter here.” - Chef Angela-Michelle

  • Cooking class is fully interactive.
  • Chef accompanies you throughout the entire process.
  • Ask as many questions as you want!
  • Recipes Recipe links are sent in your booking confirmation.
  • Ingredients Ingredients can be adapted for dietary restrictions or lack of availability and can be delivered by your preferred local grocer with the link below.
  • Technology Connect with the chef using Zoom on your computer, tablet or mobile device.
  • Class Participation Chime in with questions through audio or chat. Use of video is optional.
  • Class Size
    Public class sizes are between 4 to 20 connections to provide an opportunity for all guests to participate and ask questions. Private classes can accommodate up to 498 guests.
  • Event Duration 0.75 hours
  • Prep Time 20 minutes
  • Labels Beginner, Fun, Healthy, Vegan, Vegetarian


Italian bread
Fresh basil leaves
Extra virgin olive oil
Balsamic vinegar
Roma tomatoes
Rice milk
Filtered water
Vegan butter
Polenta or corn grits
Scallions or green onions
Sundried tomatoes
Yellow or orange bell pepper
Tomato sauce
Tomato paste
Raw cashews
Nutritional yeast
Pine nuts
Vegetable broth
Ground black pepper

Kitchen Equipment

Large pot
Sauce pan
Measuring cup
One set measuring cups
One set measuring spoons
Medium baking sheet pan
Medium-sized bowl
Two spoons
Heat-resistant spoon
Chef’s knife or Santos knife
Serrated knife
Cutting board
Coffee or spice mill
Two serving bowls

Prep Work Details

Before we embark on some culinary fun, we must first properly prepare to ensure a seamless and timely event. The items listed below must be completed PRIOR TO the class start time: 1. Cut, chop, dice, slice, and mince everything according to the recipes. 2. Have everything measured out and ready to use. 3. Have the bread pre-sliced and on a baking sheet. 4. Have all cookware, kitchen tools, etc. on your cooktop or countertop ready to use. Also note, the measurements listed on the recipes are specific to the time frame allotted for the event. Therefore, anyone attempting to double or triple the recipe won't be able to keep up with the flow of the cooking class. All of these efforts will ensure a smooth, seamless cooking experience for all involved. Thank you in advance for following these pre-class preparation instructions.

Reviews guests left for this experience

Christina Ecker

Christina Ecker

18 Apr 2024

Angela-Michelle was awesome! We instantly felt comfortable with her since she is so fun and personable. She was patient and worked with us. We appreciate her experience in plant based cuisine. The Vegan meal we made turned out amazing! We will definitely book her class again. Highly recommended!



02 Mar 2024

The food was very tasty! However, the experience was very stressful. The chef was unprepared in that she did not have a copy of the Cozymeal instructions in front of her. She seemed surprised by some of the quantities and instructions that we were provided. For example, the liquid quantities for Polenta were double what she actually wanted us to use. It was confusing. When asked about other quantities, she did not know and would have to pause and go to look it up, reminding us that we should have had it premeasured. I organized this class as a fun activity for family members in four locations. One family member had difficulty signing in, causing a 1-2 minute delay. Also, the instructions did not say to have our ovens preheated to 400 degrees before class. Since putting the bread into the oven was the very first step, we felt behind and rushed. Throughout the class we were repeatedly reminded of the slow start and that we were running late. All of us felt uncomfortable, and some of us even felt shamed, with these reminders. I don't think Chef realized that this was a 75 minutes class, that she ended 10 minutes early. The rushing was unnecessary. The food was wonderful and the chef's tone was pleasant, but I am very sorry that I booked this event for my family.



08 Feb 2024

Chef was a most enjoyable instructor and made us feel like we were right there in the kitchen with her. Loved the recipes and time spent with her, and will definitely look for more of her classes!

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$ 29 Per person

45-minute class hosted on Zoom. Tax included.

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Meet your chef

Growing up on a family farm with chefs for parents, Chef Angela-Michelle learned how to cook at the age of six and bake at the age of eight. Now, Chef Angela-Michelle has become certified in plant-based nutrition, has published several cookbooks, has traveled the world to hone her culinary craft, is the host of two TV cooking shows and is the founder and owner of her own successful cooking company that teaches others how to shop, cook, eat and live well.

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