Online Cooking Class - The Perfect Skillet Steak

Learn how to perfectly pan-sear steak at home with a gorgeous crust and juicy center.

During this live and interactive virtual cooking class with Chef James, you'll learn how to prepare different cuts of steak using whatever pans you happen to have in your pantry, as well as a twice-baked potatoes and asparagus a la plancha.

Chef James will walk you through every step of the process, from preparing your steak to perfectly pan-searing it to achieve a beautiful crust and juicy center.

"I'll teach you the secrets of cooking different cuts of meat at home with whatever you have in your pantry. Cast iron, stainless steel or even non-stick cookware. Anyone can cook amazing steak at home. I'll also focus on two fun and delicious side dishes, including twice-baked potato and broccolini." - Chef James

  • 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 21 connections to provide an opportunity for all guests to participate and ask questions. Private classes can accommodate up to 498 guests.
  • Event Duration 75 minutes
  • Prep Time 60 minutes
  • Labels Couples, Date Night, Gluten Free, Group, New American


Ribeye, New York, skirt, or whatever your steak preference
Unsalted butter
Fresh rosemary
Olive oil
Russet potatoes
Cheddar cheese
Sour cream

Kitchen Equipment

Cast iron pan or any pan in your pantry

Prep Work Details

About an hour prior to the start of class, you will likely want to do the following: 1. Put the potato or potatoes into a 450-degree oven. Be sure to follow the recipe and fork them, etc., before inserting into oven. Bake for 45 minutes or until tender. 2. Remove steak from refrigerator and dress with a small amount of olive oil. Massage well. Season with salt and allow to come to room temperature. See you all soon, James

Reviews guests left for this experience



10 Feb 2022

Chef James is fun, personable and knowledgeable. His tips for use of herbs was great (with butter) on the steak, YUM, and the stuffed potatoes OMG. Added bonus, he has a cute pup named Lucy Hill. We would love to cook with him again.



10 Feb 2022

James' recipe was fantastic! Thanks so much



10 Feb 2022

Great class!

Local Grocer Delivery Available!

$ 29 Per device

75-minute class hosted on Zoom. Tax included.

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Chef James' true passion in life is cooking. There's almost nothing he loves more than throwing dinner parties and curating wonderful and creative dishes completely from scratch. He offers a variety of cooking and catering services, including cooking class parties, private dinners and catered events, and features Italian and Spanish-inspired dishes of the highest quality, using locally grown and artisan ingredients.

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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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