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noya Feb 12, 2007 07:02 AM

Looking to take cooking classes--either a series or individually. Healthy and/or vegetarian cooking preferred. Where to go?


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  1. bakedbeans RE: noya Feb 12, 2007 07:07 AM


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      pellegrino31 RE: noya Feb 12, 2007 07:34 AM

      There is also a wide variety of classes - both series and one-shot deals - at the New School. I took a general cooking series there and really enjoyed it.

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        asm305 RE: noya Feb 12, 2007 10:23 AM

        I've never been but they have lots of vegetarian/healthy classes at The Natural Gourmet School

        1. eternalX RE: noya Dec 7, 2007 10:45 AM

          There's always the French Culinary Institute. They have series and singles. I'm signed up for the Basic Techniques class starting on Jan 15th.

          I heard good things about ICE but didn't see a series that fit me but maybe it is because their web site is awful. They should fix that.

          French Culinary Institute
          462 Broadway, New York, NY 10013

          Institute of Culinary Education
          50 W 23rd St, New York, NY 10010

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            Jane A. RE: eternalX Aug 24, 2011 09:25 AM

            ICE's website is terrible, but see if you can search by teacher. If so, look for Daniel Rosati. I'm pretty sure he's doing a Vegetarian Italian this season. I'd happily take any class with him.

            Institute of Culinary Education
            50 W 23rd St, New York, NY 10010

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            fein RE: noya Dec 7, 2007 10:47 AM

            i recommend ICE as well. I will be taking classes in january with karen lee and one at the miette culinary studio. hopefully they are good, i got gift certificates via signaturedays.com

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              jerico RE: fein Aug 24, 2011 05:03 PM

              +1 on ICE. Last year, I did the 5 week Fine Cooking I and really enjoyed it. I'm looking forward to taking the next level in the series.

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              cybermax RE: noya Aug 23, 2011 09:48 PM

              Do you prefer vegan and vegetarian cooking? This article may be useful http://cookingclassesnycguide.com/veg...

              1. ChefJune RE: noya Aug 24, 2011 01:09 PM

                If you're looking for classes geared toward healthy and/or vegetarian, I'd suggest the Natural Gourmet Cookery School. All their classes fall into those categories.

                Natural Gourmet Institute
                48 W 21st St, New York, NY 10010

                1. MsAlyp RE: noya Aug 25, 2011 08:41 AM

                  For a class that is just a night or two you might want to look into Brooklyn Kitchen. It's not in Manhattan but off the second L subway stop in Brooklyn (ten minutes from union square) they have lots of cool/quirky classes, some go beyond basic cooking (think canning, butchering, cheese making, street foods, tangine cooking, etc).


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