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Cooking Classes

You’ll love our lessons and teachers! All of our cooking classes begin at 6:00pm, unless noted. Maximum of 12 students per class.

Want to learn new cooking skills to
impress your friends or throw the best
dinner party ever? Join our culinary
experts for fabulous, demonstration
and partial hands-on cooking classes,
right here in historic downtown Lititz,
Pennsylvania.
Class participants enjoy 10% off everything
in the store on the evening of the class.

Our Cooking Class Schedule

September Date Night With Nino!

September 29, 2017 6:00 pm | $75 | Chef Antonino Elia

Chef Antonino Elia shops the day of this class for fresh, in season ingredients to create a spectacular Date Night menu.  Bring your own wine to enjoy!

You won’t want to miss this culinary adventure.

You choose to help cook or just sit back, relax and learn. Just leave it to Nino!

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It’s Brunch Time!

October 4, 2017 6:00 pm | $55.00 | Tina Bare

Tina Bare just moved brunch up a notch with this elegant, yet easy to prepare fall menu.

Gluten Free!

  • Spinach and Artichoke Egg Bake
  • Sweet and Spicy Candied Bacon
  • Pecan Pie Baked Oatmeal
  • Baked Pears with Blue Cheese and Walnuts
  • Cranberry Orange Mimosas
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Kids Cooking School – Fall Favorites – SOLD OUT

October 6, 2017 6:00 pm | $55.00 | Gwen Eberly

Kids ages 8-12 will learn how to incorporate delicious fall produce into tasty recipes. Gwen Eberly teaches this hands-on class.

  • Cheese Tortellini Soup with Cannellini, Kielbasa and Kale
  • Spinach, Pear and Pecan Salad
  • Apple Pie
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a la Cinnabon (Brioche Cinnamon Rolls)

October 16, 2017 6:00 pm | $55.00 | Chef Paul Anater

In this hands-on class, Chef Paul Anater will walk you through mixing, rolling, shaping and filling these melt-in-your-mouth cinnamon rolls using a brioche dough.  These cinnamon rolls speak for themselves! Taste and see!

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Fall Macarons – SOLD OUT

October 18, 2017 6:00 pm | $55.00 | Chef Danielle DiSanto

Chef Danielle DiSanto gives you another opportunity to master these delicate French cookies, but this time highlighting fall flavors!  Learn the secrets of making macarons in this hands-on class.

 

  • Spiced Macarons with Apple Cider Buttercream
  • Pumpkin Macarons with Salted Caramel
  • Hazelnut Macarons with Dark Chocolate Ganache
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Kids Cooking School – Autumn Flavors

October 20, 2017 6:00 pm | $55.00 | Gwen Eberly

A flavorful and fun hands-on class taught by Gwen Eberly! Kids ages 8-12 will learn delicious skills that will serve them well over and over again!

  • Harvest Vegetable Stew
  • Corn Muffins
  • Apple Crisp
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Cookbook Series featuring “Salade” by Pascale Beale

October 21, 2017 6:00 pm | $55. | Zest Owner & Chef Sharon Landis

Recipes from the Market Table.  A simply amazing book that elevates the simple salad to an adventure for your taste buds.  Join Zest owner, Sharon Landis, for this class that pairs unusual ingredients together for some truly unique salads using fool proof techniques for preparation.  The cookbook features stunning photography and will be available for purchase at 10% off on the night of the class.

  • Curry Roasted Golden Beet Salad
  • Santa Barbara Crab with Shaved Fennel Salad
  • Roasted Figs Stuffed with Goat Cheese Salad
  • Salade de Cousinades
  • Apple Salad with Fig & Manchego Crostini
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Taste of Italy

October 23, 2017 6:00 pm | $55. | Chef Maria Quaranta

Come and enjoy this authentic Italian demonstration style class. Chef Maria Quaranta, owner of Pepe’s Pizza in Ephrata, always brings us her Italian favorites.

  • Panzanella (Bread and Tomato Salad)
  • Maria’s own Polpettone and Piselli (Italian Meatloaf)
  • Seasoned Peas with Onion & Fennel
  • Fragole con Balsamico (Balsamic Strawberries)
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Four Fabulous Fall Courses

October 25, 2017 6:00 pm | $55. | Chef Kay Weaver

Whether cooking for your family or having a dinner party, Chef Kay Weaver will walk you through this delightful fall menu. Taste the bounty of Autumn!

  • Butternut Squash Soup with Brown Butter Fried Sage
  • Mixed Greens with Pears, Candied Walnuts and Maple Balsamic Dressing
  • Cider Brined Pork Chops with Roasted Root Vegetables
  • Apple-Ginger Tart with Cider Bourbon Sauce
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The Season’s Sweet Spud!

November 2, 2017 6:00 pm | $55. | Tina Bare

Beautiful in color, full of flavor and very nutritious, the sweet potato has much to offer the holiday menu! Come and learn from Tina Bare some delicious new ways to prepare an old favorite! A Gluten Free Menu.

  • Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes
  • Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Carrots in Soy Sauce Marinade
  • Spinach, Sweet Potato and Cranberry Salad
  • Sweet Potato Cupcakes with Brown Sugar Cream Cheese Frosting
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Date Night with Nino!

November 3, 2017 6:00 pm | $75 | Chef Antonino Elia

Chef Antonino Elia shops the day of class for fresh, in season ingredients to create a spectacular Date Night Menu, perfectly paired with wine! You won’t want to miss this culinary adventure! Just leave it to Nino!

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Taste of Italy – Entertaining – Beginnings & Endings

November 13, 2017 6:00 pm | $55 | Chef Maria Quaranta

Chef Maria Quaranta, owner of Pepe’s Pizza in Ephrata, shares her love of Italian cuisine. This month Maria focuses on easy, yet elegant Italian appetizers and desserts for the holiday season.

  • Arancini (Rice Balls)
  • Caprese Kabobs
  • Insalata di Mare (Seafood Salad)
  • Orange Cookies Dipped in Chocolate
  • Chocolate Torrone
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Prepped to Party – Appetizers & Hors d’oeuvres

November 15, 2017 6:00 pm | $55 | Tina Bare

Holidays are a time to celebrate with family and friends! Tina Bare’s menu is sure to make every guest feel special! A Gluten Free Menu.

  • Blackened Shrimp Avocado Cucumber Bites
  • Pear & Blue Cheese Crostini
  • Bacon & Fontina Stuffed Mushrooms
  • Caramelized Onion & Mushroom Polenta Squares
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Kids Cooking School – Holiday Baking

November 17, 2017 6:00 pm | $55 | Gwen Eberly

Kids love to help in the kitchen, especially over the holidays. In this hands-on class, kids ages 8-12 will learn, under the direction of Gwen Eberly,  to make delicious treats that they can make again at home as wonderful gifts for their teachers, coaches or friends.

  • Triple Chocolate Caramel Apples
  • Macadamia Lace Cookies
  • Chocolate Chunk Blondies
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Festive Desserts – Vegan

November 28, 2017 6:00 pm | $55 | Chef Gili Kieffer

Born and raised in Israel, Gili Kieffer is a Lancaster-based certified plant-based chef and pastry chef, specializing in vegan cooking. Gili is passionate about helping others make healthier lifestyle choices that taste delicious no matter what season of the year!

  • Gingerbread Men
  • Maple Stars
  • Dark Chocolate Covered Pumpkin Truffles
  • Almost Instant Chocolate-Peppermint Pudding
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Cookbook Series featuring “Salade” by Pascale Beale:

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