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If you haven’t tried a new recipe yet in quarantine, you might be in the minority. With a big boom in home-cooked meals, it’s the perfect time to hone in on your cooking skills. Now, you can do it all virtually! From specific recipes to cooking techniques, you can choose to cook along or just watch: either way, you’re in for a treat with these fun virtual class options!
DATE/TIME: Thurs, May 7th, 6:00-7:30 PM BST
Curious Appetite’s team of specialized guides will be leading an hour-long virtual session discussing the iconic artists of the Renaissance and how they feasted.
Expect a Florence-focused food history session (in English) with a focus on the valuable Renaissance artists, their celebrated masterpieces, what they ate, what feast parties were like and how the food choices explain their personalities. With ample time for questions and comments at the end of the session, you’ll walk about a near Renaissance food expert!
DATE/TIME: Fri, May 8th, 12:00 PM – 12:45 PM EDT
Ariane Daguin, joined by The New Yorker journalist Adam Gopnik, will be hosting an interactive cooking masterclass live on Zoom and Facebook, featuring one of her favorite recipes. A native of the southwest of France, Daguin will be featuring one of her favorite recipes: magret duck breast with apples and sauteed hen of the woods mushrooms.
DATE/TIME: Fri, May 8th, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM CEST
Curious Appetite’s team of specialized guides will be leading an hour-long online session discussing fresh pastas, wine pairings, and seasonal pasta sauces. Conducted in English and in a small online group, you’ll have the opportunity to chat about various regional Italian pasta specialties like tortelli, pici and pappardelle, seasonal fillings, sauces, and their ideal wine pairings. Bonus? Learn the history behind every noodle and wine that is introduced!
DATE/TIME: Sat, May 9th, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM EDT
Join in on some home cocktail fun with this virtual party and mixology demo! With the option to go to the store and purchase items needed ahead of time for the 3-4 demonstrated cocktails, you can also just follow along as the guide teaches you to make a cocktail out of whatever you already have at home.
DATE/TIME: Sat, May 9th, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM CDT
Join veteran Sommelier Leslee Miller, owner of Amusee + Sip Better, LIVE from ZOOM for this class. Once you purchase your ticket, you receive an online invite. All you need to do is grab your favorite libation (wine encouraged) and sit back to learn about wine topics they’ll be covering.
DATE/TIME: Sun, May 10th, 1:00 PM – 1:30 PM EDT
Join Royal Park Hotel & PARK 600 as they team up for the first-ever special virtual Mother’s Day Tea with Tea Hostess Mary! This free event will offer the opportunity to learn tea tips and get your questions answered, all while providing the perfect gift for your Mom from afar.
DATE/TIME: Sun, May 10th, 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM PDT
Featured seafood paella and Spanish salad, join Cozymeal’s upcoming cooking class hosted by Chef Daniel. This intimate 1.5-hour culinary experience will offer phenomenal food and incredible company as you sit at the virtual chef’s table.
DATE/TIME: Mon, May 11th, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM CDT
Choose to cook along or just watch in this live-interactive course that aims to bring a little taste of Rome to your home kitchen! You will learn the tricks and tips to make pasta cacio e pepe with a small class size and the ability to ask questions as needed.
DATE/TIME: Mon, May 11th, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM EDT
Learn the best methods for making steamed rice, brown and white, with Chef Amanda. This virtual cooking class will share the secrets and the differences between each type of rice as Amanda takes you through the way she learned how to make these in China.
DATE/TIME: Thu, May 14th, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM EDT
With the hope of quarantine ending soon and the weather warming up, you may be itching to dust off your grill for a weekend meal. Perfect for beginners, this class will take you through all types of grilling, with a focus on grill safety, food safety, types of grills, grilling techniques and