Dinner for Mom: 5 NYC Cooking Classes to Take For Mother’s Day

new york cooking classIf you don’t know how to please your mom for Mother’s Day, instead of your usual default flowers or chocolate box, why not taking a cooking class to sharpen your cooking skill? Learn great spring recipes, then recreate them for Mom or for your next dinner party! Here’s a selection of cooking classes in New York City you can take for the end of the week.

A Menu for Mom

Friday, May 10th, 6:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
In a real restaurant kitchen, learn how to make your Mum an exquisite meal including dishes like Leek and Roquefort Tart, Rack of Lamb with Port Wine Sauce, and Molten Chocolate Cake.
Location: Greenwich Village, Manhattan, 85 MacDougal Street, Btwn Bleecker & W Houston Streets, New York, NY 10012
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Basic Carribbean Cooking Series

Saturday, May 11th, 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Learn how to make food from Trinidad & Tobago, Jamaica, Haiti, Cuba, Grenada, Guyana, St Vincent, and a few more Caribbean Islands. Through this 4 hours class, students will be reviewing an array of Caribbean cooking techniques, the secrets of meal planning and dish creation, from layering to flavor combinations, to flavor sensations.
Location: Bedford – Stuyvesant, Brooklyn – Pulaski St – Btwn Dekalb & Myrtle Aves – New York, NY
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Seafood Meal & Cake Mixing w/ Hung Huynh & Thiago Silva

Thursday, May 9th, 5:30pm to 8:00pm
Learn cooking techniques from Hung Huynh & Thiago Silva, in this exciting class! Hung Huynh is the executive chef at Catch, the Meatpacking District’s swanky seafood destination, and Season 3 winner of Bravo’s Top Chef. Thiago Silva-Catch’s genius executive pastry chef, has generated much buzz for his imaginative cakes, which have been featured alongside celebrities in People and The New York Post.
Location: Midtown, Manhattan – 151 West 34th Street, 8th Fl, Macy’s Herald Square – At 7th Avenue – New York, NY 10001
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Truly 20 Minute Dinners

Thursday, May 9th, 6:00pm to 8:30pm
You will learn how to prepare dinner recipes in 20 minutes which you can serve to your friends, family, and Mom of course. Examples of recipes you’ll learn to make: Angel Hair Pasta with Garlic Shrimp, Zucchini, and Fresh Tomatoes, Herb-Roasted Fish with Lemon Vinaigrette over Red Quinoa Pilaf, Lemony Chicken Piccata, and more!
Location: Chelsea, Manhattan – 236 West 26th St, #601 – Btwn 7th & 8th Avenues – New York, NY 10001
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Senior Chef Class: 90-minute Cooking

Friday, may 10th, 6:30pm to 8:00pm
In this class, you will be able to learn practical preparation of 2-3 recipes, basic instruction on cooking and baking techniques, correct food handling, food preparation and presentation as well, manners and etiquette, and table setting!
Location: Forest Hills, Queens – 108-10 72nd Ave – Btwn Austin St & Queens Blvd – New York, NY 11375
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