Sample Classes

Want to learn new cooking skills, but you aren’t sure if the cooking lessons offered by The Cook’s Studio are right for you? Just try one of our sample cooking lessons. Our sample cooking lessons are shorter versions of what you’ll experience in our more comprehensive private cooking classes. Most lessons feature one topic or dish component, so you can gain a new skill quickly and easily.

Our sample cooking lessons typically run 1.5 to 2 hours depending on the theme of the lesson and the number of attendees. Private events tend to run longer.

With our sample cooking lessons, no experience is required, and attendees work in teams of two. After completing your lesson, you can choose to enjoy your delicious dish on site or take home.

Sample Cooking Classes Near Me on Long Island

The Cook’s Studio offers a wide range of sample lessons to choose from, including:

Classes typically run 1.5-2 hours depending on theme and number of attendees, private events are longer.

No experience required. All hands on. You will be working in teams of two. Enjoy your spoils on site, or take home.

Click on the class calendar for all full descriptions and available dates. 

  • Coq au Vin & Pommes Puree
  • Shrimp Scampi, Black Pasta
  • Tipsy Truffles
  • Chocolate & Cheese
  • Oktoberfest
  • Steak Frites
  • Pierogi
  • Recipes can be adjusted for dietary restrictions.
*Recipes subject to change

We try our best to accommodate the more common aversions for guests who are vegetarians, vegans, gluten-free or NO nuts, eggs, dairy, pork, shellfish.
Some classes are more easily adjustable than others depending on the ingredients in question. 

Hand Pulled Fresh Mozzarella, Burrata & Traditional Pesto

Make everyone’s favorite cheese for yourself*.

*The 2016 US per capita consumption of mozzarella is reported at 11.27 pounds; cheddar came in second at 9.6 pounds.

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Fresh Pasta-Pappardelle, Portobello, Pancetta, Peas & Pecorino-[5Ps]

Mix, Kneed, Rest, Roll, Cut, Chop, Dice, Crisp, Sautee, Season, Boil, Shave. Eat.

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Maki Your own Sushi

Unlock your inner sushi chef…and don’t worry if you don’t like fish, it’s all about the rice and roll.

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Tipsy Truffles

You cannot live on wine alone, add some chocolate. Or, you cannot live on chocolate alone, add some wine. Either way is acceptable.

Three Cheese Ravioli, Sage Browned Butter

Ravioli don’t make you fat, YOU make fat ravioli!

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Gnocchi Pesto

Being half Irish and half Italian, this little ridged dumpling represents the best of both worlds-PASTA MADE FROM POTATOES!!

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Pizza, Pizza- Thin Crust & Deep Dish

Yeah, we all know thin crust NY pizza is the best, but we’ll make some Chicago deep dish too, because it’s still pizza.

This class is only offered in the Spring and Summer.

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Paella Valenciana

Make the Spanish classic- slowly simmered goodness of rice, seafood, chicken, sausage and vegetables. Don’t forget the saffron. The perfect match to the red wines slowly aging in the barrels that surround you at wineUdesign.

Empanadas con Tres Salsa

However you feel about the border wall, I think we can all agree, that empanadas, make your kitchen great again!

Bolognese & Ravioli

Sunday sauce and easy cheesy ravioli, like grandma used to make… sort of.

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Pad Thai & Summer Rolls

Thai the knot with these two dishes.

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Chinese Dumplings & Fried Rice

No need for delivery, but it may take more than 10 minutes, probably 120.

N’awlins Jambalaya

You’ll go to culinary church for this lesson-The Cajun holy trinity is onions, peppers and celery. However we may add some other vegetable, so they all can Coexist.

Indian Chicken Curry & Naan Bread

Variety isn’t the spice of life…a variety of spices is the life of spice.

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The Cook’s Studio™ proudly uses Mercer Culinary for all its knives, apparel, and tools. A Long Island company serving the cutlery needs of chefs and culinary students for many years.
Please visit for more info. Knife styles used during class available for purchase, at our cost, ask your Chef Instructor. Be careful, they’re sharp!