Culinary Academy at Biltmore Hotel.
1200 Anastasia Ave, Coral Gables, 305-445-1926
Cooking Buddies at the Biltmore Culinary Academy Parents can take a specialized cooking class with the junior chef in their life. Armed with recipes and ingredients, children and parents will work together as a team to create culinary masterpieces. Class is $85 for one parent and child, $40 for additional child.
Biltmore Culinary Academy-Winter mini-camps: a 2 day mini-camp. Kids will learn from the hotels Chefs how to slice, sauté, bake and more. $100 per student. Reservations 305-913-3131
Florida International University,3000 NE 151st Street, North Miami, FL 33181 305-919-4138 http://wine.fiu.edu,
Every Tuesday, professional classes by faculty instructors are offered to the public. For additional information. Contact:
To register: https://hospitality.fiu.edu/payment/ihter/
Tuesday, April 9, 4:45 pm – 7:00 pm, Soups and Stews. Learn the foundations of cooking a classic Thai soup, retro favorites and one-dish stew that's perfect for entertaining Cost: $29
Tuesday, April 16, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm, Haute Hors D'oeuvres! Learn to prepare 6 fabulous recipes with some make-ahead and store-bought ingredients so you can serve delicious, sexy food AND enjoy your party! Cost: 59.00
Tuesday, April 23, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm The Complete Guide to Cupcakes Learn professional techniques on out how to make them both perfect and pretty Cost: 49.00
Tuesday, May 7, 6:00 – 9:00 pm Nuevo Latino Cuisine Explore emerging flavors and trends Cost: 49.00
Culinary Boot Camp: 5 - Part Series Cost: 249.00 Tuesdays, May 14, 21, and 28, June 4 & 11
, from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Contact:
To register: https://hospitality.fiu.edu/payment/ihter/
Join our experienced chefs for a fast-paced introduction to the foundations of cuisine. You’ll begin with the basics and move quickly through essentials:
Tuesday, May 14 -Knife Skills, Kitchen Essentials & Food Safety
Tuesday, May 21 Making Stocks and Sauces
Tuesday, May 28 Basic Sautéing, Grilling & Roasting
Tuesday, June 4 Seasoning and Spices
Tuesday, June 11,Food Design & Presentation
AYESHA's Kitchen - Indian Cooking Classes, 9105 SW 115th Terr, Miami
If Indian food intrigues you or you want to cook easy, delicious and healthy Indian dishes from scratch for the first time, here is your chance to learn to cook it yourself. All classes include a sit-down meal from Appetizers to Desserts. (non-refundable) $75.00 per guest (includes one class and a sit-down meal per person) For information call Ayesha at (305)254-0693 or email at
Friday, April 19 , 5-8PM – Classic Indian Cuisine (Traditional Chicken Curry…) – Cost: $75.00 per person
Wok Star Eleanor Hoh's Cooking Classes @ Coverings, etc, 7610 NE 4th Court, Miami, FL 33138
Call for details: 305-318-5769
Cost: $45 per person. Reservations and prepayment required www.wokstar.u
Learn to stir-fry like a Wok Star! With Eleanor Hoh's NO-recipe technique, a few fresh ingredients and 4 seasonings are all you need to wok up a delicious, healthy dinner in under 30 minutes and with very little clean up.
Azul, Mandarin Oriental Miami
500 Brickell Key Drive, Miami (305) 913 8358.
Private classes are available for a single person or couple for $575; pre-registration and payment required.
In each class, the talented chefs of Azul will share cooking tips and prepare the ultimate gourmet lunch along with student chefs in the open kitchen of Azul. A sumptuous three-course tasting menu is matched with flights of premium wines by sommelier Claudio Giordano. Student chefs will receive recipe cards and cooking notes for easy step-by-step reference. Upon completion of the class, graduates will receive a signature Azul apron.
Classes are held Saturdays and are based on availability. For reservations, please contact Azul directly at (305) 913 8358.
Chef Jan Jorgensen offers cooking secrets and recipes every Saturday at 11 a.m. (runs approximately 2 to 3 hours).
Are you curious about cooking? Explore an array of flavors; learn basic cooking techniques through the preparation of a multitude of dishes. Classes are designed to give you the confidence you need to recreate/share these recipes at home. A copy of featured recipes will be provided as well as a tempting meal at the end of each class. Call for details. 305-663-2100 or www.twochefsrestaurant.com for cooking class schedule
Bizcaya at the Ritz Carlton, Coconut Grove, Miami
3300 SW 27th Avenue, Coconut Grove. 305-644-4680
$52 per person. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Daily Bread Food Bank. Reduced valet parking $10
Potlucks turn parties into interactive, creative gatherings that are easy on the wallet, inspire conversation and reduce the amount of time the host spends in the kitchen. Ritz-Carlton Coconut Grove Miami Executive Chef Philippe Pinon shows you how to create your own signature Potluck dish with recipes that cost less than $10 per person using ingredients from Whole Foods, during a series of cooking classes on Saturdays from 4- 6pm.
Playtown Café The Shoppes at Boca Greens, 19575 South State Rd. 7 (441), Boca Raton, 561.852.2150
Chef Ursula teaches boys and girls ages five and up kitchen safety and knife skills as well as table setting and manners. The Chefs will also plan and prepare their menu each week, culminating in a Dinner Party in the last week. Each Chef is allowed to invite two guests to the Dinner Party. The forty-five minute class is a four-week session and costs $100 plus a $30 materials fee. The materials include recipes, apron and plastic chef knife (child-safe).
Alliance Française,618 SW 8 St., Miami
Call for details re: Cooking Classes for kids and workshops.
9529 SW 72 Street, Miami (305) 598-3240
Classes are $55-$65 per person; reservations required. Call for more details. Classes are held from 11:00 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturdays
Le Bistro Restaurant 4626 North Federal Highway. Lighthouse Point, FL. 954-946-9240. $50 includes class, food tastings and a glass of Chianti wine. Cash or check only. Pre-registration and pre-payment required Call (954)946-9240 to reserve. Call for details
Saturday, 11/19 , Noon to 3 PM "Liven up your Cooking with Sauces
" (Great Class for holiday cooking!)
Whole Foods Market Coral Gables
6701 Red Road, Coral Gables, 305.421.9421
Demonstrations: (free to the public)
To register pre-register at Customer Service or please call: (305) 421-9435
Whole Foods Market Pinecrest–
11701 S. Dixie Highway Pinecrest
For more information: http://www.wholefoodsmarket.com/stores/pinecrest/storecalendar.php
MOZZARELLA - Home Style Italian Cooking7930 NW 36th St., Doral, FL 33166. (305) 471-8999
http://www.mozzarellausa.net $ 60.00 + tax per person (Limit 8).
Monday nights at 6:30 p.m. home style Italian cooking. Learn how to prepare appetizers, fresh pasta, fettuccine, ravioli, cannelloni, and mezzelune with various stuffing’s and sauces plus tiramisu and other traditional desserts with Rossella and Jose, the owners of MOZZARELLA Restaurant, on for a fun evening of cooking and eating. Program varies weekly so call for details. Participants receive a recipe book and a complimentary glass of wine with their dinner. Classes conducted in English, Spanish and Italian.
Canyon Ranch Hotel & Spa in Miami Beach “Cook, Eat and Be Merry at Canyon Ranch Grill!” 6801 Collins Avenue, Miami FL 33141
Join Chef Giovanni Arias and Canyon Ranch nutritionist Larisa Alonso every other Tuesday at 3 p.m. for inspiring healthy-cooking demonstrations, each with a different theme. Larisa answers all your questions about healthy eating while you sharpen your technique and add to your repertoire of easy, great-tasting dishes. You’ll watch Chef prepare a delicious three-course late lunch for you to enjoy – be sure to bring your appetite! Canyon Ranch Grill Every Other Tuesday, 3 p.m. ($75 per person – limit 8) To reserve call 305.514.7474 or email
April 2, 2013 - Sensational Sushi at Home
April 30, 2013 - Farm to Table: Making the Most of Great Ingredients
Ortanique on the Mile, 278 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables, 305.446.7710
At these interactive cooking sessions, Chef Cindy Hutson shares the secrets of her Cuisine of the Sun. Guests are teamed up in groups of 6 with a chef from Cindy’s kitchen at each table to guide them through their lesson and are taught the art of pairing wine and food. Everyone will take home a goodie bag along with a recipe booklet of what they prepared that day.
Epicure - Miami Beach;1656 Alton Road,Miami Beach, FL 33139. To register: http://conta.cc/Kip4gL Cost: $25/class
“Art of Entertaining” Classes Presented by Epicure Gourmet Market Classes will feature a variety of topics for the "Art of Entertaining". Each class with be held from 6-8PM.
Chef George Catering | 8338 West State Road 84 | Davie, FL 33324 (South of I-595, between University & Pine Island), 954-200-2895 http://www.meetup.com/homemadechefs/events/63006012, $45.00 per person includes 5-8 Menu Dishes; a cordial/beverage; Free Parking; All menu recipes ; Doggie bags…
Grove Garden Trilogy: Calamari | La Bottega | Taurus. Cooking Class with Chef Carmen Triguros. 3540 Main Highway, Coconut Grove, FL 33133
305 441 0219
First and Third Tuesdays each month at 7 pm. $30 per person. RSVP 305-444-3493 labottegabycarmen.com
OPEN KITCHEN, 1071 95TH St. Bay Harbor 305.865.0090, www.openkitchenmiami.com
Thursdays 6.30 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m. Chef Sandra Stefani’s hands-on four-course cooking classes: learn how to prepare appetizer, pasta course, entree and dessert. Students are provided with recipes and class notes and sit down to enjoy the prepared meal along with a handpicked wine to pair with the food.
Classes are limited to 10 students. The cost per person: $65 +tax.
Bloomingdale’s Aventura “Cook Like a Master Chef”, Aventura Mall, 19555 Biscayne Blvd., Aventura The Main Course Kitchen, Level 3 - Every Saturday, 1 p.m. (Free) Call for details 305.792.1288
Saturday, April 27 - Nuno Grullon
~ Iron Side CaféSaturday, May 4 - Michael Maltese
~ Luca BellaSaturday, May 11 - Julie Frans
~ EssensiaSaturday, May 25
- Xavier Bonnafous ~ Whole Foods Market
Homestead Harvest Farmers Market at Verde Gardens,12700 SW 280th St, Homestead FL 33032 - 786-427-4698
Fridays at 5 and 7PM, Free Cooking Demos with Bambi's Kitchen using freshly picked local organic ingredients http://bambiskitchen.com/
Macy's Dadeland Kids & Home Store. 7675 N Kendall Dr., Miami . Every Saturday @ 1 p.m. (Free). Call 305-662-3312 for details or visit www.macys.com/events
Macy's Aventura The Kitchen @ The Cellar Men's & Home Store, 19535 Biscayne Blvd., Aventura.
Every Saturday @ 1 p.m. (Free). Call 305-682-3298
for details or visit www.macys.com/events.
"Small bites, BIG DRINKS" A hip and fun class for beginning to advanced cooks by Laura Lafata. The art of making modern cocktails and sophisticated and simple canapes. Students receive recipe book with essential party-throwing and bartending tips!
For information and reservations:
or 305 297 8121
Primavera Restaurant Primavera Plaza
830 E Oakland Park Blvd., Ft Lauderdale, 954-564-6363
Call for details. BBQ & Grilling 101 Cooking Class at Café Maxx Cafe Maxx•2601 East Atlantic Boulevard•Pompano Beach • Call: 954.782.0606
call for details