Learn to cook – private parties and group lessons welcome.

Each cooking class includes a 2-course meal, recipe book, and ingredients – providing everything you need to prep, cook, and enjoy a fabulous chef meal at home. I will guide you every step of the way, with friendly tips, useful know-how, and a few personal secrets I’ve learned over the decades.

Example Cooking Class Menus

Create and cook the best meal of your life.

Rates start at $100 for 1-4 people and $175 for 5-10 people. For parties of 10 and more, contact me for custom pricing. All menus are easily adjusted to accommodate your dietary preferences and goals – including vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, dairy-free, and low-carb customizations upon request.

Mardi Gras Night

BBQ Shrimp with Garlic Baguette
Oyster Rockefeller
Oyster Bienville

Chicken Gumbo
Shrimp Etouffee

En Français

Goat cheese and Ratatouille dip served with baguette
Filet mignon tartine with brandy cream sauce
Assorted Crêpes

Croque Monsieur
Lobster Bisque
Coq Au Vin

All American

Smoky Pimento Cheese
Lemon Chive NC Crab Dip
Butternut Squash Soup
Corn and Potato Chowder
Bacon-Wrapped, butter-poached potatoes

Stuffed Acorn Squash
NC Crab or shrimp Cakes with a Cajun remoulade


Wild Mushroom Bruschetta
Strawberry, Arugula, Goat Cheese Bruschetta
Roasted Vegetable tapenade with focaccia
Prosciutto, Fig and Arugula rolls
Grilled Romaine Salad with Roasted Garlic Caesar

Winter Antipasto Salad
Wild Mushroom Risotto
Spring Vegetable Risotto
4 Cheese Ravioli with Lobster Mornay
Potato Gnocchi with Pesto Cream

Around Asia

Vegetable or Pork Potstickers
Cashew Cabbage Salad
Chinese Fried Spring Rolls
Naan With Raita and Onion Chutney
Kung Pao Cauliflower

Sri Lankan Chicken Curry
Coconut and Turmeric Curry
Pad Thai
Ramen Noodle Bowl

South of the Border

Roasted Garlic Guacamole
Avocado NC Shrimp Cucumber Bites
Assorted Salsas: Strawberry, Pico, and tomatillo

Local Fish Tacos with Jicama Slaw
Chili Rellenos
Tequila Lime NC Shrimp Ceviche with Chili Dusted Tortilla Chips

Chef-prepared at-home meals.

Weekly Meal Plans

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Special Occasions

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