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Private Chef - Holiday Classics With French Flair
Private Chef - Holiday Classics With French Flair
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Enjoy a traditional American holiday meal with a little French flair.
During this private chef experience, Chef Landi will prepare a gourmet four-course holiday dinner using fresh, high-quality ingredients and recipes inspired by classic French dishes. You can look forward to exquisite menu offerings like a seasonal green salad with citrus, pomegranate and poppy seed dressing, cheese-stuffed flank steak rolls, bourbon and honey glazed ham, haricot verts with crispy onions, roasted Brussels sprouts with bacon, gingerbread sticky pudding for dessert and so much more!
Soup or Salad
Seasonal green salad with citrus, pomegranate and poppy seed dressing
Classic French onion soup
Garlic, herb and cheese stuffed rolled flank steak
Bourbon honey glazed baked ham
Maple glazed sweet potatoes or carrots
Creamy mashed potatoes with gravy
Roasted Brussels sprouts with bacon
Haricot verts with crispy onions
Cornbread herb stuffing
Individual gingerbread sticky puddings with vanilla Chantilly cream
Crème brûlée: Choice of classic vanilla or peppermint chocolate
Most dietary restrictions can be accommodated. Please mention this in the message field when you submit your booking request.
- Minimum Guests 2
- Maximum Guests 30
- Meal Courses 4
- Event Duration 4 hours
- Chef Arrival Time 2 hours prior to the selected serving time
Cozymeal guest reviews for other experiences with Chef Landi
20 Mar 2023
We had a lovely experience, chef Landi was very accommodating, entertaining and wealth of culinary knowledge. Food was delicious and would certainly sign up for another class! Thanks
17 Mar 2023
Landi was amazing! He welcomed us into his home with open arms, teaching us new cooking techniques and helping us make an excellent dish. He has a great spirit and loves to cook. I’ve already started recommending him to my close friends!
14 Mar 2023
Chef Landi is such an engaging and skilled teacher. It was a joy to cook with him, and he accommodated my allegeries! Highly recommend this class.
13 Mar 2023
It was a nice night out and a fun thing to do in a small group. We appreciated Chef Landi sharing his kitchen, skills and recipes. It was a great experience and the food was delicious!
12 Mar 2023
My sister and I had such a great evening with chef Landi. He was very nice and welcoming, entertained all questions and overall gave us such a memorable hospitable experience. I consider myself a good cook but I still learned a lot - it was special getting to watch a professional chef up close ?. I will definitely do this again!
07 Mar 2023
We had a great time with Chef Landi....the food was very good, and we throughly enjoyed our conversations with him.
28 Feb 2023
Our experience with Chef Landi was incredible! He was so welcoming, talented and patient. The food was so delicious and there was no shortage of it! We learned a lot, had a lot of great laughs and made memories all while enjoying a delicious meal!
24 Feb 2023
We had an absolutely delightful experience with Landi! We is very engaging, encouraging and knowledgeable. We learned so much and we’re delightfully full! Food was amazing!
22 Feb 2023
What a great experience! Knowledgeable Chef who was very welcoming. Easy to follow instructions and yummy food.
21 Feb 2023
Such a great experience! Chef Landi was so knowledgeable and helpful. We learned a lot and had a fabulous meal - I will definitely be back!
21 Feb 2023
Exceptional dining experience led by a knowledgeable, engaging, and personable culinary master. Thank you, chef Landi!
20 Feb 2023
We had such a great time. He is very personable and knowledgeable. Will definitely be signing up again.
17 Feb 2023
Chef Landi’s class was fun and informative, and he created a warm, welcoming environment. I can see why his classes are so popular. I highly recommend!
17 Feb 2023
Excellent class! Great instruction, lots of fun!
17 Feb 2023
Chef Landi was amazing! My boyfriend and I had the best time learning from him and sharing stories and life experiences. 10/10 would recommend and can't wait until we get to do it again!
16 Feb 2023
Chef Landi was wonderful! He’s knowledgeable, friendly, gracious and an awesome chef and teacher! I loved everything we made, especially the tiramisu!
13 Feb 2023
I had such a great experience cooking with Chef Landi! I’ve never taken a cooking class before and was really nervous, but Chef Landi made the class a comfortable, fun, and positive experience for me. I learned and laughed a lot and the food was delicious! I will definitely book another class with him in the future!
12 Feb 2023
My group had a great time. Chef Landi was knowledgeable and entertaining. The food was wonderful.
11 Feb 2023
Chef Landi was great. Very knowledgeable and it shows. Great experience for novices as he taught some basics besides just walking through a recipe like some other classes we've tried. Excellent menu. Highly recommend.
10 Feb 2023
Chef Landi was absolutely wonderful. He was kind and patient and worked with us (both of which were inexperienced beginners). We learned very practical skills such as chopping, making sauces, and best pairings for certain food items. Chef Landi makes his guests feel right at home. Although we were with another couple we didn't know, Chef Landi did a great job of involving us both in activities and it ended up being a wonderful night! The food was also amazing! The mussels were great, the pasta was incredible, and the dessert was lovely. We learned a lot and will definitely be scheduling again with Chef Landi!
02 Feb 2023
31 Jan 2023
This class was amazing!! The meals were absolutely delicious and Chef Landi provided great instructions. We had a lovely meal with new friends and Chef Landi was an amazing host. The best spent money for a great experience.
31 Jan 2023
My wife and I had a wonderful experience. Chef Landi was very helpful and patient, and very personable. The food was amazing, and we can't wait to try the recipes on our own at home. We definitely recommend, and we are looking forward to booking another class.
30 Jan 2023
We attended this event a while ago. Food was interesting and Chef Landi provided helpful tips all along the way. Was a great evening.
18 Jan 2023
It was an incredible night with a very talented chef. We will be back!
16 Jan 2023
Chef Landi was very welcoming and knowledgeable. I definitely learned a few things during his class. I would recommend taking his classes to anybody!
14 Jan 2023
We had a wonderful time with Chef Landi! He is so warm, welcoming, and fun! Besides the amazing food and excellent cooking tips, Chef Landi went above and beyond for my partner (a vegetarian) to whip something up on the spot so he could still enjoy the non-vegetarian part of the meal, and it was delicious! Chef Landi was an excellent host to us and I will gladly book him through cozymeal again, and even privately for events. Great food, better company. Cheers
13 Jan 2023
Loved it!! Food was amazing and he was a fun and animated teacher. Very cool experience.
13 Jan 2023
We had such a wonderful time with Chef Landi. He creates such a homey and comfortable place to watch and participate in making this excellent yet simple meal. He clearly loves his work and made it accessible and enjoyable. Each dish was fantastic in its own right and they all worked well together - the mushroom soup was outstanding as were the pureed parsnips, salmon with lovely sauce and drizzles of truffle oil to make everything better. We'll be cooking all of the and will be back for more lessons!! Thank you.
10 Jan 2023
This was such a special and fun experience! I gave this class as a gift to my mom for Christmas and we had a blast. Chef Landi is in incredibly kind, professional, and knowledgeable. All of the food was delicious, particularly the gnocchi! I can’t wait to take another class with him!
06 Jan 2023
Chef Landi was a fantastic host and great teacher. An absolutely wonderful night. Thank you for welcoming us into your home. We cannot wait to use these recipes in the future.
29 Dec 2022
Chef Landi was awesome! We absolutely loved this cooking class. The food was delicious and we enjoyed laughs, sharing stories, and fun with Chef Landi and the other attendees. I would definitely recommend any of his classes as he is extremely knowledgable, patient and super nice! It is obvious he is so passionate about food and what he does. Thank you Chef Landi for such a fun night!
28 Dec 2022
Many thanks to Chef Landi for a great evening of creating a beautiful dinner! He’s very inviting, patient, lighthearted and last but not least, a great chef! The dinner he showed us how to create was delicious, I’ll definitely recommend to friends and family, and will go to Chef Landi again in the future
23 Dec 2022
Chef Landi was very inviting and professional . The food was delicious and he was very knowledgeable about each course. I would definitely book again and recommend him.
22 Dec 2022
Chef Landi was amazing. He was so much fun and so patient teaching us. He was very easy to talk to and we enjoyed learning about his background as a chef. The food was incredible. Couldn’t recommend this more!
22 Dec 2022
Chef Landi was amazing! So personable and entertaining yet also very knowledgeable and instructive about cooking. Highly recommend to anyone looking to enjoy a fun night of cooking and eating.
21 Dec 2022
Chef Landi was so welcoming and made the experience so much fun! I’ve never done anything like it and would recommend to anyone I know. My boyfriend and I really enjoyed the experience and will definitely be back to see Chef Landi
29 Nov 2022
Spectacular!!! That how we can describe our experience. Chef Landi was a great host, the class and the food were out of this world. Definitely will do it again.
Gary Von Stetina
24 Nov 2022
Thoroughly enjoyed our time with Chef Landi. Learned a lot, had a great meal and a bunch of laughs!
13 Nov 2022
Chef Landi and the class were amazing. We will definitely be booking again.
13 Nov 2022
Chef landi was great! Easily 5 stars - highly recommended!
11 Nov 2022
Chef Landi welcomed us into his beautiful home and demonstrated excel hospitality. Landi is knowledgeable and passionate about cooking and it shows. He was so kind and warm. We will definitely be repeat students!
29 Oct 2022
Tonight was the second time that we booked a cooking class with Chef Landi and it did not disappoint! Chef Landi is so personable and made our experience there so much fun. He made us feel like we were at home. Everything we made with Chef Landi was absolutely delicious. We're so happy with our experience this time and the last, that we will likely book another class with Chef Landi in the near future.
18 Oct 2022
Chef Landi was great! We had such a nice time and learned a lot. We definitely recommend any course he offers!
09 Oct 2022
We had an amazing evening with Chef Landi! He taught us how to make delicious Italian food as he explained the ingredients, process, and technique as we went along. Our food was delicious and his kitchen is warm and inviting. We met some new friends and had many laughs and good conversation over dinner. 10/10 would recommend Chef Landi!
09 Oct 2022
Chef Landi, your warm, welcoming presence is a gift. Thank you for hosting us in your cozy home. The delicious food we made paired well with our shared stories of life and love. Thank you for ensuring an unforgettable experience for my girlfriends & I. We will definitely be booking again with you soon~ cheers!
08 Oct 2022
We just left Chef Landi’s for his Southern Italy gnocchi class and it was AMAZING. The food was absolutely incredible, he was a fantastic host, and the other 4 guests were great company. We would absolutely recommend! Hopefully all other CozyMeal chefs are as good, because we plan on visiting some others! Wonderful experience!
27 Sep 2022
I have 0 cooking skills or experience and really enjoyed my evening with Chef Landi. He gave some basic tips and suggestions for chopping vegetables, sautéing, some best practices when preparing pasta and sauces and was really kind and patient with our small group. The meal we prepared was delicious and I definitely feel empowered to (poorly) attempt these dishes again at home ?. Chef Landi was a very gracious host with a great apartment, to boot. I felt very comfortable being in his space. My girlfriend and I shared the experience with another couple we did not know beforehand, but just by virtue of the small and intimate space, we were fast friends for the evening. I definitely reccomend this experience to anyone who wants to plan a fun date night or celebrate with family and friends. Thanks again, Chef Landi!
25 Sep 2022
This experience was amazing we loved every minute of it and the gnocchi was superb
Richard G Deiss
10 Sep 2022
Chef Landi was a gracious host, and the food was absolutely delicious! Can’t wait to try and recreate the meal at home.
05 Sep 2022
Our kids gave us a gift card for Cozymeal and we were fortunate enough to select Chef Landi and his Italian menu for our dinner. Chef Landi's skills in the kitchen were amazing. He was engaging and warm and was not intimidating as you may expect. His personality set the stage for fun and laughter. His ability to create a relaxing and engaging environment gave me the knowledge to go home and make this fabulous dinner for my friends. I would highly recommend Chef Landi for a couples, friends or family night. Very worthwhile.
30 Aug 2022
Chef Landi was awesome! Great food and great conversation! Would recommend any level of cooking experience to take a class with Chef Landi
29 Aug 2022
Chef Landi was knowledgeable, personable, and recipe was straightforward to follow. His home was also cozy and comforting. It really was like having a dinner party in the home of a good friend. Will look forward to signing up for one of his pasta making classes in the future. Easily 5 stars.
28 Aug 2022
Chef Landi provided a wonderful and personal experience! The food was amazing and tips he provided while we were preparing the food will make future food prep much quicker! I would definitely consider Chef Landi again.
28 Aug 2022
My dad and I had the most amazing experience with Chef Landi. I had bought this for my dad’s birthday a few months ago and we weren’t exactly sure what to think going into it, but it exceeded our expectations. The food was beyond delicious and Chef Landi was very throughout at explaining the steps of each course. I was really happy to even take home a few tips (something as simple as cutting onions) as well. I can’t wait to book another experience with him!
26 Aug 2022
Chef Landi taught us some really cool cooking tricks and he had great conversations.
26 Aug 2022
Chef Landi was a warm and gracious host. He was very patient and provided many helpful tips and pointers on cooking techniques while also maintaining and fun and convivial atmosphere. The food was delicious and we are excited to try the recipes again at home. Overall and excellent experience and highly recommended.
25 Aug 2022
Chef Landi was AMAZING and KIND. We had the best day cooking and laughing together. His passion for what he does shines through him so brightly. All of the ingredients were so fresh and the food was delicious! I couldn’t have been a better experience.
12 Aug 2022
Chef Landi’s class was EXCELLENT! Chef Landi is a wealth of knowledge and such a people-person, it was an awesome experience all around. 11/10 would recommend and will be back to try something new!
07 Aug 2022
Chef Landi provided both an authentic and intimate experience. The food was amazing and he was patient in his teachings and very hands-on. By far 5 stars. I recommend him for a couples date any time.
06 Aug 2022
Amazing experience! I would highly recommend!
03 Aug 2022
My dad, brother, and I had a great experience with Chef Landi. The meal that he showed us how to cook was awesome. More importantly, he took the time to show us how he was preparing each part of the meal and made sure to answer each of the many questions that we were rapid firing at him. He also gave great general tips for cooking and had us learn by doing things ourselves. You can tell that Chef Landi actually enjoys teaching others how to cook. This was our first experience with Chef Landi. We will certainly be back
02 Aug 2022
Chef Landi was a great host for our meal and made the entire experience a lot of fun for my boyfriend and I. The food was great, the cooking tips were helpful, and I’m excited to remake some of these recipes in the future. Would definitely recommend if you are looking for something fun to do and/or want to learn a bit more about cooking!
26 Jul 2022
This guy was amazing!! My wife and I are definitely going to do it again! We learned so much from him, highly recommend more couples get in on this!!
26 Jul 2022
Chef Landi was extremely nice! Not only did he teach us how to make a three course meal, but he taught us techniques and the science behind it. He was warm and personable and we will never forget this night!
23 Jul 2022
We had a great experience with Chef Landi. He’s very friendly and encouraging, both beginners and experienced cooks would enjoy a class with him. Cooking in his home makes it quite a special time, we’re already talking about booking another class!
21 Jul 2022
This was hands down one of my favorite date nights ever! I surprised my boyfriend with this class, and Chef Landi was incredible. The class itself was so interactive and informative, and Chef Landi really took his time teaching us. He told us stories from throughout his career, gave us some very helpful kitchen tips, and made the night feel so special and personalized. His home was gorgeous inside, and he made us feel very comfortable. I would highly recommend this experience to anyone looking to learn from the best.
18 Jul 2022
Amazing! Chef Landi was the best! Delicious! Would recommend to anyone!
18 Jul 2022
This experience was amazing! Chef Landi was awesome. He was very welcoming and patient with us, guiding us through every step. It was such a fun night with the most delicious dishes. The food was excellent. Would recommend this to anyone!
13 Jul 2022
Great evening with Chef Landi! We made a delicious meal with his expertise and guidance. We learned a lot and had fun doing it! He is a fabulous teacher/chef with lots of patience and much kindness. Thank you for a great evening! Will definitely do this again!
13 Jul 2022
Chef Landi is not only a skilled chef but also a talented teacher who is remarkably knowledgeable about cooking and curious about the world around him. He's personable and welcoming and was happy to answer all the questions had about different techniques or about what we were making! It's not hard to see that he loves what he does, and it's easy to leave his class with a shared enthusiasm for food and learning, not to mention a few new recipes to spice up your culinary repertoire. I can't wait to return!
05 Jul 2022
Cooking with Chef Landi was a great experience!! We absolutely recommend him and will be returning for sure.
30 Jun 2022
great cook with an awesome personality
25 Jun 2022
It was a pleasure to work with Chef Landi. We enjoyed the entire experience.
24 Jun 2022
Chef Landi hosted us for the most delicious meal from start to finish. He guided us through the process in a very straightforward and patient manner. Everything about the evening was incredible and I would highly recommend his classes to others!
17 Jun 2022
Fantastic. Meal was incredible! Chef was great. First time doing this will be back for more. Chef Landi set a high bar!
17 Jun 2022
I love chef landi he is a genuine guy and very patient and gives amazing cooking tips!! Thank you for the most fun time!!
11 Jun 2022
Chef Landi was a great teacher and everything we made was delicious! He was so well prepared for us and for every step of the way. Also, cooking with him in his actual kitchen really added to the experience. I would 100% recommend to others!
11 Jun 2022
Chef Landi was incredibly knowledgable and so much fun to cook with! The entire meal was delicious and he gives you great tips about preparing this meal and cooking in general. Incredible value for food and a great experience in Philadelphia, if you are considering booking just do it!
27 May 2022
Fantastic way to spend the afternoon for our anniversary. Chef Landi was talented, engaging, patient, and fun. We learned great tips and had a great, interactive culinary experience. We will book again!
24 May 2022
Chef Landi is the best! This is my second class with him and he’s a natural born teacher. We all had a fun night and the meal was absolutely scrumptious
21 May 2022
Chef Landi exceeded all of our expectations! We had such a wonderful time getting to learn so much about cooking and sharing life experiences! We hope to come back to Chef Landi’s for a different menu so we can try more of his delicious recipes! Can’t recommend enough!
17 May 2022
Chef Landi was great! We really enjoyed the experience. We learned a lot and the food was delicious. He was so knowledgeable and the conversation was great.
15 May 2022
It was a wonderful experience and Chef Landi was very approachable……and the meal was delicious.
14 May 2022
Chef Landi was awesome, we learned so much about not only the recipes featured but also so much about not only this experience but his life as well. We surely will be back and I’d highly recommend to anyone
13 May 2022
We had an absolutely wonderful experience with Chef Landi. The food was delicious & he shared great tips and tricks. We appreciated the stories he shared & the welcoming atmosphere he created.
09 May 2022
Booked this for my mom and I for mothersday and absolutely loved it! Chef Landi was so nice and personal and had a ton of experience. His recipes and the food we made were amazing! Will definitely be going back
05 May 2022
Chef Landi was a wonderful teacher. He told us all about his journey through life, coming to America from Albania through Canada. The class was very intimate and the food was wonderful. Learned a ton about how to make pasta, he was glad to answer our questions even about stuff we weren’t making at the time. Overall it was a great evening with interesting conversation, and we were very happy to have met chef Landi!
03 May 2022
Chef Landi was absolutely phenomenal! He was patient and so willing to teach. He was so knowledgeable and answered all of our questions. It was great to get to know him and his cultural experiences in the kitchen. His passion and joy for being in the kitchen and sharing his love with others was central to our memorable experience. His class was so much more than learning a recipe; we gained a new perspective and it opened a world of experiencing food in a new way. I look forward to recommending him to my friends and family, and I will definitely be back for another class soon!
30 Apr 2022
Excellent food. Well-paced class where you learn a great deal
29 Apr 2022
The class was great and definitely something different to do. The food was great and I am looking forward to putting my new skills to the test. Thank you for a wonderful class.
26 Apr 2022
We thoroughly enjoyed our private cooking lesson. Chef Landi has a great attitude and shared his vast knowledge with us. It was fun learning new skills with just us and not sharing Chef Landi’s attention with a large group. Highly recommend!
24 Apr 2022
My boyfriend and I had an amazing time! Chef Landi was very nice and personable. He made accommodations for my boyfriend who is vegetarian and didn’t make a big deal of it. He was easy to understand and ask questions. We all enjoyed the meals so much. He even took the time to write out the pesto recipe for us. Totally recommend booking with him!
24 Apr 2022
Excellent class! Chef Landi was very professional and informative. We had a wonderful evening!
20 Apr 2022
The cooking class was a unique, enjoyable and delicious experience! We learned so much with hands-on direction from a true expert. Chef Landi was personable, interesting, extremely organized and a pleasure to interact with. We highly recommend Chef Landi’s class.
15 Apr 2022
Chef Landi was fantastic. We immediately felt at home and welcomed from the first moment we arrived. We learned to cook an amazing three course meal but not only that he provided us with his own tips and tricks we are already using. We had such a great time we are thinking of doing it again it in the near future. Can’t recommend him enough.
13 Apr 2022
So much fun cooking with Chef Landi tonight! He was so welcoming and patient with us learning how to hand roll gnocchi for the first time and the food came out so delicious! I’d recommend this for sure!
12 Apr 2022
Once you meet Chef Landi you quickly learn that he has a passion for cooking and for sharing his expertise with others. We had a wonderful experience and highly recommend his class for anyone considering making a booking. Thank you Chef Landi for a wonderful event.
10 Apr 2022
Chef Landi is fun! We had a most enjoyable mother daughter experience. I would recommend him! Thank you again Chef!
04 Apr 2022
Loved every minute of the class, there was just enough hands on and instruction. My entire family had so much fun! Chef Landi was so engaging, great stories, and kept it all together. The menu and ultimate result was delicious!!
29 Mar 2022
What an amazing night! Chef Landi is so knowledgeable, kind, personable and is a fabulous chef! We had so much fun learning from him and hearing his stories. Highly recommend and we’re looking forward to doing it again!!
26 Mar 2022
Chef Landis was incredibly personable and and an expert chef/teacher. I will recommend his class to all of my friends and look forward cooking another meal with him.
25 Mar 2022
Lovely experience with amazing food! Learned a lot.
25 Mar 2022
It was a great evening all around. Excellent demonstration and a real learning opportunity.
24 Mar 2022
Chef Landi exceeded my expectations! My boyfriend and I both thoroughly enjoyed our experience and took away a lot of great tips for us to use when cooking. I am looking forward to taking another one of his cooking classes soon, and will be recommending my friends to go as well!
23 Mar 2022
First time going to a cooking class it was awesome, loved the food, Chef Landi was very nice. Would definitely go again
22 Mar 2022
What a fun experience!
21 Mar 2022
Chef Landi was an amazing host. Could not recommend him enough. Pleasant, entertaining, and educational. Will definitely be going back for another class and delicious menu. Definitely did not disappoint was a fantastic experience.
20 Mar 2022
We had a great time with Chef Landi! Such a fun experience and the food was great.
15 Mar 2022
We have a wonderful evening with Chef Landi. The food was absolutely delicious and we learned a lot. Thank you for a fantastic cooking class!
14 Mar 2022
We had an amazing experience with Chef Landi! This was our second time booking with Landi and it was another evening full of great conversation and food! We left feeling confident that we could recreate the amazing dishes at home.
13 Mar 2022
We learned so much from Chef Landi! The food was amazing and we had a really fun date night. Definitely recommend the experience!
12 Mar 2022
Awesome experience! I loved the class and Italian cooking! And the food was scrumptious.
12 Mar 2022
Chef Landi was experienced, fun, and talented. We had a wonderful evening and the food was fabulous. We will come again. Thank you!
08 Mar 2022
Chef Landi was excellent! Such a nice guy and so knowledgeable. My wife, Hannah, and I had such a great time in this class. We learned so many tips and tricks and the food / recipes were all great. Thanks again Chef Landi!
06 Mar 2022
Chef Landi was an absolute delight to learn from. He has an incredible wealth of experience that he shares generously. He also shared many stories of his time in Italy and Argentina. We learned so much and laughed a ton. He also created a service that was a cozy fine dining experience. We are immediately looking to book another class with our friends.
20 Feb 2022
Had a great time. Food was delicious. Definitely will book again and tell my friends to book as well! Thank you Chef Landi?
20 Feb 2022
We had an amazing experience with chef Landi. We will definitely be back! Thank you!
18 Feb 2022
Chef Landi is incredible! He was so kind and so enthusiastic throughout the entire experience. It was a very intimate, personal instruction on a meal that you get to eat as well. Best meal I’ve ever had! He was accommodating to allergy needs (reach out to him ahead of time, but he will be no matter what). Overall an absolutely amazing experience and I recommend to anyone visiting or that even lives in Philly! 10/10!
17 Feb 2022
My girlfriend and I had a fantastic time with Chef Landi this afternoon for our anniversary. Our experience started on time, and Chef Landi had everything prepared beforehand -- he even made his own tomato sauce, pesto, and stock for us to incorporate into our meals. Chef Landi is extremely conversational, and makes all individuals regardless of their past cooking experience feel very comfortable. He teaches technique, provides practical tips, and shares stories about his life experiences and from cooking with Cozymeal. We really appreciated Chef Landi's attention to maintaining a COVID-19-friendly environment that was extremely clean, masked, and socially-distanced. He also encouraged photos for those that like to snap away. Overall, 10/10 experience and will definitely be coming back (maybe with some friends) to try another menu. PS -- the creme brulee was to die for.
16 Feb 2022
Fun class chef Landi is very knowledgeable and helpful. My wife and I had a blast. He accommodated on the fly even when my wife couldn't have certain things. Never complained just made the change a real chef only does that. Very nice and humble man and I wish him all the best.
13 Feb 2022
We had a great time with Chef Landi, very easy to talk with, the food was exquisite, and getting to prepare the food with him was a delightful experience. The tiramisu was definitely our favorite part of the experience!
11 Feb 2022
We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. Chef Landi has a delightful personality and is a great instructor. Food was delicious! We never knew we could be such good cooks!
05 Feb 2022
Chef landi was so amazing ! Taught fundamentals of cooking and chopping with great stories and life experiences . The meal was beyond amazing . Can not to book again with my girlfriends and already asked the hubby for a date night !!
04 Feb 2022
Chef Landi was fantastic! Very knowledgeable of not only the food, but the traditions and reasons behind it. Chef Landi took the time to let us try to do everything so we could learn and do it at home. He was extremely friendly and shared a lot of great stories with us from his time in Italy and abroad. I would recommend Chef Landi to anyone!
02 Feb 2022
Chef Landi is the best! My boyfriend and I are beginner-level cooks but Chef Landi instantly made us feel comfortable and confident that we’d successfully make all three courses. Not only was the food fantastic but Chef Landi made great conversation and intertwined stories about the food and its origins. I can’t recommend a class with Chef Landi enough - for cooks of any level!!!
01 Feb 2022
we had such a great time. chef Landi takes his time explaining the do’s and dont’s of cooking. we will definitely be going to this chef again along with friends and family.
30 Jan 2022
we had an excellent time! chef landi was so enjoyable to learn from. the food was fantastic and we’ll always remember this experience!
25 Jan 2022
Our cooking class with Chef Landi was beyond anything we could’ve expected. Not only is Chef Landi one of the most personable, friendly people we’ve ever met, he is also incredibly knowledgeable and can help you learn whether you are starting from the very basics to a more advanced level. We truly, truly enjoyed our time and plan to be back ASAP!
24 Jan 2022
We had an AMAZING time, and the food was even better than we could have imagined. The whole experience was the perfect balance of fine dining and interactive cooking.
21 Jan 2022
Chef Landi made our group feel so special and welcome. The open conversation and willingness to share his culinary expertise was an extra treat! He is very kind hearted and has a passion for his craft!
15 Jan 2022
Chef Landi was very professional and made the experience comfortable, educational, fun and delicious. Very highly rated and recommended. We will definitely look for Chef Landi for future cooking experiences.
12 Jan 2022
Had a wonderful night at Chef Landi’s! The food was excellent and Chef Landi had plenty of interesting stories to share with us. Would definitely be back, thank you!
01 Jan 2022
I bought this as a Christmas gift for my boyfriend and he and I absolutely LOVED it!! It was so much fun, delicious, and a wonderful experience. It is fun to be in Chef Landi's kitchen, and he was a terrific host- teaching us and sharing his story with us. Highly recommend and it was a delicious and awesome experience, we hope to go to another class of his one day!
29 Dec 2021
Landi was spectacular. The food was incredible and he is gregarious and very conversational. My girlfriend and I went and we had an awesome time. Highly recommend to everyone!
29 Dec 2021
I surprised my wife for her birthday. We had a great time. Chef Landi was excellent and the food was delicious. We will definitely do it again.
24 Dec 2021
Incredible evening! The food was some of the best I've ever had and Chef Landi's stories, expertise + personality were even better. Would highly, highly recommend. We will be back!
19 Dec 2021
Chef Landi provided an amazing culinary experience full of delicious food and hospitality! We were extremely impressed by his guidance and wisdom! We will certainly be recommending this experience to friends in the future and keeping in touch with Chef Landi!
16 Dec 2021
Chef Landi was wonderful, we had a fantastic experience! I couldn't recommend this highly enough!!
15 Dec 2021
Fantastic evening! Chef landi was amazing, the food was truly outstanding and I'm happy to say seems very doable at home after some coaching! Excited to try more meals. This is a perfect date night opportunity. Thanks again!
07 Dec 2021
Chef Landi has such a great energy about him and is very passionate about cooking. Plus, he is a great teacher. I had so much fun cooking, and the food was delicious. I would definitely recommend!
05 Dec 2021
Fantastic date night! so glad my boyfriend found Chef Landi! he was so personable and patient. food was plentiful and delicious! the instruction was great too! we had a great time! will definitely be back!
05 Dec 2021
Chef Landi was fantastic. He was very informative and personable. The experience was great and a lot of fun. The food was delicious and it was just an enjoyable night. Highly recommend!!
04 Dec 2021
Great experience. Perfect host who was welcoming and knowledgeable of his craft!!
27 Nov 2021
Chef Landi was awesome, great food and better conversation. He made my girlfriend’s birthday a special, unique experience. He has experience working with lots of different parties and people. I would highly recommend this for any special occasion or date night.
20 Nov 2021
Cannot recommend Chef Landi enough! A friendly, professional chef and an amazing host! Make sure to arrive hungry!
19 Nov 2021
Chef Landi was amazing!! He was so welcoming and had a beautiful home. The food was wonderful and we shared great conversation. We are definitely looking forward to going back!!!
19 Nov 2021
Chef Landi was an incredible host! He was a great teacher, and we had lovely conversations throughout the evening. Highly recommend for a date night. Menu was perfect and the food was absolutely delicious. We would love to do a class again in the future.
16 Nov 2021
Chef Landi was nothing short of amazing! My fiancé and I went for our anniversary and he made it such a special night! He was so accommodating to our wants and needs and the food was unbelievable. Everything was fantastic! We will definitely be coming back.
16 Nov 2021
I cannot recommend this experience enough! Chef Landi is an incredible chef and an even better teacher. He created a calm and fun environment and made sure we were involved throughout the whole process. Plus, the food was amazing!
14 Nov 2021
Amazing experience. Chef Landi’s place is so warm and inviting. He is an excellent chef who keeps the participants engaged while telling interesting and funny stories. The food speaks for itself. Excellent all around!
09 Nov 2021
One word to describe this experience.. AMAZING! My husband and I wanted to do something special to celebrate our anniversary and decided to do the seafood pasta cooking class. This was one of the greatest experiences we've had. Chef Landi made us feel right at home and the food was incredible. He is an amazing cook and gave us so many great tips that we are going to use in our kitchen! He is also full of great stories and makes great conversation. You will not be disappointed. Could not have asked for anything more!
02 Nov 2021
What an amazing experience!! Chef Landi provided the perfect combination of fun and food and learning. We will definitely book another class with him. Most importantly, the food was incredible! We are excited to make the gnocchi at home with the recipe he provided.
07 Oct 2021
Myself and 3 friends were looking for an awesome, out of the box cooking experience and Chef Landi delivered all that and more. He was extremely welcoming to us and made us feel comfortable right away. We learned so many helpful tips that we will take with us into our own kitchens, and he even had printed out recipes of all the food we made ready for us to take with. On top of it all, the food we made (creme brûlée, caprese salad, and gnocchi Bolognase) was some of the BEST food we’ve ever had. We would highly recommend Chef Landi and would absolutely go back to cook with him again. Thanks Chef Landi for an awesome night!
04 Oct 2021
We had a great time cooking with and learning from Chef Landi. Our food was amazing and I will definitely be trying to make that meal again. Thank you!
22 Sep 2021
Awesome night! Chef Landi truly loves what he is doing and it shows. He’s a fountain of knowledge when it comes to the culinary arts and readily shares his understanding of the craft. Can’t recommend him enough! We’ll be back again for sure.
30 Aug 2021
Took my boyfriend on a date, it was our first cooking class. Chef Landi made the experience fun. We loved the ambiance, the food was delicious, and Chef kept the conversation going. I recomment this experiece, it's great for a date night, or friends get together.
19 Jul 2021
Chef Landi was personable and knowledgeable. Loved all the little tips he gave throughout the experience. Clean cooking space and utensils. Most importantly, ALL the food was deelish!!!
18 Jul 2021
Thank you, Chef Landi, for a warm and wonderful dinner experience. The food was top-notch, and we could tell your passion for cooking by the thought and care with which you taught.
10 Jul 2021
The moment my group and I walked into Chef Landi’s home we felt welcome. The place was so nicely decorated for us and we immediately knew we would have an amazing night. He accommodated all of our requests, vegetarian, nut allergy, e.t.c. and the food was out of this world. We enjoyed learning and laughing the whole night. Thank you so much for an amazing experience. We absolutely loved our meals and I can’t wait to book with you again!
01 Jul 2021
My daughter and I thoroughly enjoyed our time together with Chef Landi! We will definitely be doing this again soon!! Thank you again Chef!! Ken McCarthy
17 May 2021
A wonderful evening with my girls and chef Landi. Made a great dinner and now chef has 8 more sous chefs at his disposal. Made a wonderful gift of memories for all of us. Everyone is ready to try this at home for their families. Chef landi has the patience of a saint. We all loved this. Thanks Chef.
15 May 2021
Thank you for a wonderful evening!
13 May 2021
Chef Landi was great and very helpful.
11 Apr 2021
We LOVED Chef Landi!!! He is so talented, so personable, and the meal was delicious! We will for sure be back to taste a different menu!
10 Apr 2021
Great food and great host!
10 Apr 2021
Awesome food. Great chef.
04 Apr 2021
Chef Landi was great. The dinner he taught us to make turned out amazing and we learned a lot. I highly recommend this class.
04 Apr 2021
He provided an excellent experience! Highly recommend!
02 Apr 2021
Absolutely excellent experience and meal.
18 Mar 2021
We had a great time taking Chef Landi's class! He made us feel at home as soon as we arrived. Chef Landi went above and beyond to accommodate our dietary restrictions and we made gluten free gnocchi. He told great stories about his culinary journey and we learned a lot of helpful cooking tips. Would recommend any of Chef Landi's classes! 10/10 experience!
14 Mar 2021
Our experience with Chef Landi was absolutely incredible! Chef Landi was a wonderful teacher and spent extra time making sure we really perfected each course, from preparation to the final presentation. Chef Landi was extremely professional, knowledgeable, personable, and helpful. He made us feel so comfortable from the moment we arrived. I loved learning about his experiences working as a chef in different places and his ability to tie each of his experiences into a delicious menu. Each course was absolutely amazing and we are so eager to recreate this menu using everything he taught us! Thanks Chef Landi!
05 Mar 2021
Excellent experience! Chef Landi was awesome and so was the food. He gave great information and made us feel comfortable. Also had great conversation. Will definitely be booking again!
03 Mar 2021
My wife and I had an amazing experience with Chef Landi. He welcomed us with his friendly personality. We chopped, diced, and prepped our meal while Chef Landi shared some of his vast culinary knowledge. The end product was a delicious 4 course meal that we now know how to make at home thanks to Chef Landi. I would recommend this class to everyone.
24 Feb 2021
Chef Landi was awesome! He is very knowledgeable and entertaining. We had a blast cooking up our meal and learned a lot of new tricks and treats that we will reuse again and again!
24 Feb 2021
Absolutely amazing experience! Chef Landi makes an excellent teacher and excellent company! Definitely a great date night idea
20 Feb 2021
I booked a session with Chef Landi today to celebrate valentines day with my girlfriend, and it was FANTASTIC. Great food, great atmosphere, great teaching, great conversation. All-around a wonderful day. Chef Landi is practically family to us now!
17 Feb 2021
We loved everything about our experience! Chef Landi was very personable and made us feel very comfortable. The food was incredible and he gave great tips and suggestions while showing us how to prepare the meal. We will definitely be going back! Highly recommend!!
13 Feb 2021
Best Chef Ever! We cooked the most amazing meal I have ever had. If you are looking for a great time you must try one of Chef Landi’s experiences!!
07 Feb 2021
Great food and better company! My boyfriend surprised me for my birthday with a Cozy Meal Reservation and words can't explain how much I enjoyed the experience! Chef Landi provided an amazing step by step lesson to create the dish that was easy, informative and fun. The experience as a whole was intimate, intentional and a 10/10 experience I would recommend to everyone I know ( which I already am ). We enjoyed the food, which was delicious, but what brought it over the top was Landi's energy and personality that was such a pleasure to be around! This is a must!! We plan on scheduling another :)
30 Jan 2021
Amazing dinner, and Chef Landi was wonderful. Would highly recommend!
15 Jan 2021
A big part of the dining experience is the conversation and Chef Landi nailed it. Great demonstration, presentation and conversation along with a delicious three course meal made our night a five star experience.
03 Jan 2021
One of the best cooking classes in the Philadelphia region! Took the gnocchi cooking class and the food was unbelievable! Chef Landi is very knowledgeable, friendly and welcoming! We had a blast and great experience for a date night out during the pandemic and felt very safe. Can’t wait to take another class. Would highly recommend Chef Landi to all!
30 Dec 2020
We had such a wonderful night with Chef Landi! He gave us great cooking tips, had us be involved in every step of the cooking process, and the food was superb. He even printed out the recipes for us to take home and try. Not to mention how lovely his company was - such a joy to just chat with him and hear his life stories. I also would like to point out that he made every effort to conduct his class safely during this pandemic; everything was clean, masks were worn, distance was kept. Highly recommend Chef Landi’s cooking classes!!
20 Nov 2020
Chef Landi was a delight! He was very careful to follow any and all safety precautions during our visit and made us feel right at home. The way he intertwined the cooking instruction with his own life experience with food made it all the more enjoyable. And to top it off the food was amazing! I would definitely recommend this experience to everyone.
15 Nov 2020
I booked this evening for my boyfriend birthday because we both love to cook and love to learn new things in the kitchen. The experience was more than expected and I have to thank Chef Landi for that. He made the night so much fun and so personal. By the end of the evening it felt like we were chatting with an extended family member! I would highly recommend a class with Chef Landi if you’re looking for a special evening!
12 Nov 2020
Chef Landi was such a great host, entertaining stories, and made us felt right at home. It was both a fantastic but most importantly, fun cooking experience! 10/10 would recommend and definitely do it again!
07 Oct 2020
Chef Landi created an amazing experience for us. He is a very skilled chef and can communicate instructions very well. I highly recommend taking one of his classes.
03 Oct 2020
I truly loved the experience. Chief Landi was prepared, professional, passionate, and accommodating. He welcomed all questions and took his time answering questions. He was entertaining and a good storyteller. He demonstrated many cooking techniques and allowed the opportunity to perform the techniques during meal preparation. I can’t wait to schedule another date and time again.
27 Sep 2020
Chef Landi was absolutely amazing this was my first experience with cozy meal & it won’t be my last thank you so much chef Landi you made my fiancé so happy. Great personality made us feel very welcome & comfortable in his lovely home. The ravioli was absolutely delicious. I couldn’t be happier with the way things turned out on such short notice thank you so so much.
21 Sep 2020
It was an amazing experience! Chef Landi was so personable and the food was delicious. Not only was it fun and interactive, it was educational. It was great getting to ask him questions about cooking but to also learn skills. I would recommend Cozymeal to anyone, especially Chef Landi.
27 Jul 2020
We had an amazing experience. Chef Landi was fun and personable and we learned a lot while also enjoying great food.
26 Jul 2020
So much experience in life and in the kitchen. A chef came to our house but by the end we were saying goodbye to a long time friend. Detailed in every step and accommodating to the various skill levels in our group session. I can't say enough how much we enjoyed this.
25 Feb 2020
The experience my father and I had with chef Landi was amazing and well above and beyond expectations! We were immediately made to feel welcome by our gracious host. After some brief introductions and conversation about our level of cooking experience we got started. Chef Landi shared instruction, tips and tricks with us as well as some culinary history along the way. He included touching stories of some of his experiences throughout his culinary career. The food we prepared and cooked was amazing and it brought our culinary skills to the next level. As an experienced home cook, I was concerned that the we may not gain much in the way of knowledge, but I was mistaken. I'm so happy we had this experience and I can't wait to go back. Saluti!
14 Feb 2020
This was my first time doing a cooking class. Was the most amazing experience ever. A Christmas gift for my husband and I can’t wait to do it again! Chef Landi was soooo knowledgeable and professional!! The dishes we made we fantastic! Highly recommend!!! Couldn’t wait to try these dishes at home :)
14 Feb 2020
Just delightful in every sense. This was a surprise to my wife who is aspiring to be a chef and leave her software skills behind. Chef Landi did not just host us for a delicious experience but was humble enough to give a true insight of culinary industry and what to expect in that career. He walked us through the stories of his beginnings in Italy, Canada and how he fulfilled his destiny as a top chef. Coming back to the class, chef Landi has a style for teaching culinary where he pairs his instructions with a metaphor which makes it easy to pick things. It was very hands-on right from knife skills, chopping to making dough to detailed techniques of using pasta machine. Learning how to decide on ingredients & pairing them for making sauce was very worthful. And finally, watching chef make creme brulee from scratch, and providing intricate details of the procedure gave us a totally different perspective on how to approach it. All in all this experience gave us a lot more than we had expected and will be marked as a memorable moment of our lives. Thanks a lot Chef Landi and we hope to see you soon for another memorable conversation.
26 Jan 2020
Great experience. He made it easy to learn and explained everything in a way you could understand even if you don't cook. Very kind and welcoming. Makes you feel very comfortable. I will definitely book another meeting with him !
20 Jan 2020
He was fabulous. The food was very good and we highly recommend going to his class!
13 Jan 2020
Absolutely the best night.
30 Dec 2019
We had a wonderful experience with Chef Landi! He was very professional, knowledgeable and engaging! Cooking is something my husband and I like to do together, and we both feel excited to have new meals to add to our repertoire! The only downside is now I have to get new attachments for our kitchen aid...lol. Thank you Chef Landi for an amazing experience neither of us will forget! Hopefully we will see you in future classes!
18 Dec 2019
Had an absolutely fabulous time with Chef Landi. He is extremely knowledgable and extremely social. The food was amazing and the instruction was easy, very thourough but more than that we had a lot of fun. I cannot praise this experience and look forward to having another class with him.
25 Oct 2019
Chef Landi was a wonderful host. He was a genuine, kind person and made the evening very enjoyable. I would hope that Cozy Meal compensates these chefs appropriately. I feel $85 apiece was a lot of money for the night and that a tip was not necessary.
17 Jul 2019
We had an amazing experience with Chef Landi! He was very knowledgeable about cooking and food in general. The food was absolutely amazing too! I highly recommend Chef Landi!
09 Jun 2019
Chef Landi immediately made us feel at home when we arrived at his place for our Italian seafood fare class. He had the recipes prepared for us with each course so that we could follow along and take the recipes home with us to recreate. He also encouraged us to get involved in each step of the cooking process if we were willing ☺️He sprinkled in tips and tricks as he went along, and included stories about his life experiences in Albania and Philadelphia. We loved every single course as it was perfectly seasoned and you could tell truly made with love. Highly recommend this experience!
28 Apr 2019
We had so much fun with Chef Landi! Really enjoyed the experience. Definitely recommend!
09 Apr 2019
Cooking with Chef Landi was an incredibly personal experience. He made every effort to ensure we were getting what we wanted out of our cooking class. Beyond the dishes, Chef Landi shared about his fascinating life and philosophy of why he cooks. I could not have asked for a better experience.
25 Feb 2019
Drawing on his Albanian heritage, Chef Landi cooks food that is influenced by the many cultures present in that region of the world. His food is beautiful to look at and even better tasting. He has a very warm and engaging soul that comes through in his food. Highly recommended!
Meet your chef
Chef Landi began his foray into the restaurant industry over 20 years ago as a server in Italy, and quickly found himself working in the kitchen, learning the skills and techniques that have been foundational to his now successful culinary career. In 2001, Chef Landi moved to the U.S. and discovered a newfound passion for teaching. Now, he is both a chef at an Argentinian steakhouse and a lauded culinary instructor.
The Cozymeal Protection®
Chef Landi will travel to guests within Philadelphia for this experience.