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Looking for a good cooking class for beginners in westchester or fairfield county... any suggestions appreciated
thanks

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  1. I would take the trip up to the CIA in hyde park and do a basic culinary boot camp
    they offer one day classes or week long classes......i mean why not learn from the best., using the best equipment, in the best facilities..?

    http://www.ciaprochef.com/programs/ca...
    or
    http://ciachef.edu/enthusiasts/defaul...

    1. ICE in Manhattan has some good basic beginner classes. They are probably much less expensive than CIA and they seem to have a pretty good schedule, lots of options. I've never seen anything in Westchester or Fairfield County.

        1. re: amanda3571

          Chef's Central in Hartsdale.
          Scarsdale Adult Ed School.

          1. re: Dim Sum Diva

            A few weeks ago I did a Saturday class at Home Cooking NY. http://homecookingny.com/hudsonvalley...

            It's a pretty intimate set up - I think max of like 6 people (?) at the chef/teachers kitchen in her home in Beacon. Its not totally hands on - you do some of the prep work, and then basically gather around to watch her do most of the cooking. Or atleast that was how it was when I went there. But, I also went for a "One Skilled Supper" course, where most of the cooking was very fast, and not very difficult!

            The recipes were DELICIOUS - and easy to follow. It was great and laid back. And at $50 bucks a pop, a great way to spend your evening/ afternoon. Plus, you get to eat everything you make! (Obviously!) Not very technique focused - so it depends what you want - but if you just want to learn how to make a few good meals - highly recommended!

          2. If you have a Viking dealer near you, they may offer classes...I'm pretty sure their site is www.vikingcookingschool.com

            1. Renee Cohen - CuisineArts in Mamaroneck

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