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Smokin’ Delicious

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Whether you’re smoking meats at home or buying them at the Bistro, here are some fantastic recipes for a weeknight dinner or backyard party.
    Smoked Brisket Empanadas
    Smoked Pulled Pork on Cornbread Waffles
    Smoked Ribs in Whiskey BBQ Sauce with Mac ‘n Cheese


Time: 5 pm - 8 pm
Price: $60 (per student)
No. of seat(s) available: 3


Taste of Italy

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This Sicilian menu combines unique ingredients and techniques to broaden your culinary repertoire.
    Chopped Antipasto Salad
    Arancini Risotto Balls w/ Marinara Sauce
    Chicken Caponata
    Cranberry Biscotti w/ White Chocolate


Time: 6 pm - 9 pm
Price: $60 (per student)
No. of seat(s) available: Sold Out!


Gourmet Grilled Pizzas

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Grilling pizza dough gives it a crispier bite. These toppings are flavorful and can be served as dinner or appetizers.
    Fresh Pizza Dough & Zesty Pizza Sauce
    Toppings:
Eggplant Sorrentino
    Caramelized Onion & Bacon
    Clams Casino


Time: 6 pm - 9 pm
Price: $60 (per student)
No. of seat(s) available: 8


Quintessence Chicken Teriyaki

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Our Chef Donnie spent many years at Albany’s legendary Quintessence Restaurant. He shares his chef tales and recipes at our most popular class.
Chicken Teriyaki
Spinach Fettuccine
Quintessential Salad
Brownie Sundae


Time: 6 pm - 9 pm
Price: $60 (per student)
No. of seat(s) available: Sold Out!


Date Night: Celebrate Bastille Day

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Pretend you’re strolling on the Champs-Elysée as Paris celebrates this historical day. Our classic recipes give you a chance to try your hand at French cooking techniques.
    Gougeres (Cheese puffs)
    Chicken Paillard with Lemon and Thyme
    Potato Cake with Garlic and Parsley
    Lavender Crème Brulee

Time: 5 pm - 8 pm
Price: $60 (per student)
No. of seat(s) available: 12


Intro to Cake Decorating

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Learn the basics of cake decorating with professional cake decorator Tasha Marie. Using a versatile buttercream frosting we’ll explore a range of piping and coloring techniques. Lite fare will be served.
Each student will bring home:
    A decorated two-layer 8” Cake


Time: 6 pm - 9 pm
Price: $60 (per student)
No. of seat(s) available: 12


Junior Chef: Harry Potter Inspired Recipes (Ages 9+)

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If your child is a Harry Potter fan or just a cooking enthusiast, they’ll love making recipes inspired by J.K. Rowling’s stories. The menu at Hogwarts School never tasted so good!
    Ham and Cheese Pasties
    Chocolate Frogs
    Fizzing Wizzbee Cookies
    Cauldron Cakes


Time: 12 pm - 2 pm
Price: $40 (per student)
No. of seat(s) available: 9


It’s a Utica Thing

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This popular menu is inspired by Italian favorites originating from Utica, NY. If you have ties to Utica or just want to savor the flavors, this class is for you!
    Tomato Pie
    Utica Greens
    Chicken Riggis
    Half Moon Cookies


Time: 6 pm - 9 pm
Price: $60 (per student)
No. of seat(s) available: 6


Cooking with Herbs

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The aroma of fresh herbs fills the summer air. Chef shows you how to incorporate herbs into your cooking with these savory recipes.
    Shrimp Crostini w/ Herb Compound Butter
    Seared Pork Chops Provencale w/ Cognac
    Oregano Smashed Potatoes with Feta
    Fresh Mint Gelato


Time: 5 pm - 8 pm
Price: $60 (per student)
No. of seat(s) available: 12


Quintessence Chicken Teriyaki

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Our Chef Donnie spent many years at Albany’s legendary Quintessence Restaurant. He shares his chef tales and recipes at our most popular class.
Chicken Teriyaki
Spinach Fettuccine
Quintessential Salad
Brownie Sundae


Time: 6 pm - 9 pm
Price: $60 (per student)
No. of seat(s) available: 6