Tradition plays a steep role as certain foods symbolize fortune and good tidings in the coming year. Our menu features some of these and will allow you to develop your skills making dishes that will set you up for your own celebration. Learn to make homemade dumpling dough, shape dumplings 4 ways, and cook them 3 ways.

Dumpling Dough

Shanghai Potstickers with Citrus & Ginger

Fried Dragon Eggs

Steamed Shrimp Dumplings

Sichuan Spicy Dumplings

Chinese Long Beans

Class Type: Hands-on

Instructor: Chef Anne Haynam

Fee: $90.00


Chef Ellen’s vast volumes of recipes will help you be more creative and breathe life into dinners for slowly warming evenings.

Pork tenderloin with honey chipotle sauce

Salmon cake with yogurt sauce

Panko mustard crusted chicken

Scallops with brown butter and herbs

Class Type: Hands-on

Instructor: Chef Ellen Velez

Fee: $90.00


We’ll do butternut squash and pancetta risotto, Pesto risotto with pulled chicken, Tuna risotto from pantry, wild mushroom risotto, risotto cakes and we’ll also make arancini (risotto balls) we can stuff them with cheese, fry them up and enjoy! We’ll also round out the rice with a hearty salad and finish with a fragrant jasmine rice pudding.

Class Type: Hands-on

Instructor: Chef Ellen Velez

Fee: $90.00


What would breakfast buns be without the most delicious Grand Marnier Pecan Sticky Buns?! Next we will be working with braiding a bread by shaping a delicious Challah bread   For the lemon lovers, we will be creating a new twist by making a Lemon Almond Roll which is rolled and twisted.  The class will end with each team making sweet dough to take home.  Please bring a medium size bowl and two brown paper bags.

Class Type: Hands-on

Instructor: Chef Kathy Lehr

Fee: $90.00