Welcome back into the Cooking School! Classes are being added weekly and we encourage you to check the link below to keep up with our curriculum.
We continue to monitor and adhere to all safety guidelines. To ensure all guest and staff safety, we will be opening the cooking school indoor and following Government recommendations and the CDC protocols for increased safety and sanitation practices. Cooking Instruction will be demonstration. Unless otherwise requested, parties that register together will be sat together and then spaced appropriately from other guests. No valet parking is available.
Natirar Indoor COVID Rules: Guests must wear face coverings while indoors, unless seated at a table while eating and drinking.
Encourage Your Inner Chef
Join us in our custom designed facility, equipped by Sub-Zero and Wolf, for hands-on cooking classes, demonstrations, corporate team building programs and culinary celebrations. Professional chefs and instructors share their knowledge and passion while participants enjoy an unforgettable experience.
We welcome all who want to learn about cooking, wine, and entertaining. Discover the benefits of sustainable, seasonal ingredients; sharpen basic skills or advanced techniques; learn global cuisines or family-friendly weeknight meals.
Saturday, April 10th, 6:00 to 8:00pm
The menu, the recipes, the techniques - you get it all in this class! Spend the evening with Enzo and he will walk you through the dishes that have been passed on to him growing up in his town in Sicily. This class will focus on classic dishes that bring family together that will be make it a tradition to prepare together!
Peperoni Ripieni ~ Stuffed Peppers Pappardelle,, Boscaiola ~ Woodsman Pasta with Mushrooms and Sauasge, Tagliata Alla Fiorentina ~ Grilled Florentine Cut T-Bone, Scomposta di Cannoli
Friday, April 9th, 6:00 to 8:00pm
Provence is a stunningly beautiful region near the Mediterranean Sea in southeast France, the cuisine much more like the sumptuous cuisine of Italy than of Paris. With emphasis on the bounty found in the region, every dish blends intense flavors with simple ingredients, so easy to create here and make at home for your family.
Warm baked Camembert with Thyme, Olive Oil and Honey, Mussels in White Wine, Provencal Braised Chicken , Creamy Polenta and Haricot Vert, Fruit Croustade with Caramel Sauce
Sunday, April 11th, 1 to 3:00pm
There are more savory dishes to prepare and enjoy besides pizza during this Italian workshop! You will learn the secrets of a perfect pizza dough, focaccia and farinata and then work your way to beautiful toppings, fillings and more. Recipes and techniques that will stay with you and be used over and over again! Instructor Lynda Hesse will teach you to prepare brick-oven favorites that will warm your kitchen.
farinata- thin chickpea pancake served with caramelized onions, sausage stromboli, rosemary focaccia, pizza with seasonal vegetable toppings
Sunday, April 11th, 5:30 to 7:30pm
What better way to welcome spring than to celebrate the season in food. Let Kathleen share with you her glimpse of the coming harvest with a beautiful meal and learn to prepare dishes that will change the way you walk thru a farmers market...
Soft Polenta with Wild Mushrooms and Tomatoes, Chicken Milanese with Greens and red pepper dressing, Perfect Poached Salmon with Cucumbers & Crème Fraiche, Steamed Herbed New Seasons Potatoes, Lemon & Cream Roulade with Mint & Berries
Create and plan your own cooking school class!
Organize a private party at the Cooking School for up to ten guests and make your next event unique and interactive! Reserve the state-of-the-art kitchen into your next gathering, birthday celebration or team-building event. Complete with specialty instructors, this venue space is truly one of a kind. For more information, please contact The Events Team: 908.901.4708
Calendar of Classes
Designed for the home cook, from novice to experienced enthusiast, the Cooking School at Natirar offers culinary programs for those who love cooking, wine, entertaining or just appreciate the pleasure of great food.
Cooking School Policies
CLASS RETURN, EXCHANGE & CANCELLATION POLICY: To register for any class, payment in full is required at the time of the registration. A refund will be issued for any class cancelled by the registrant, up to seven (7) days prior to the class date. Please note that a transaction fee of $10.00 will be deducted from the refund of each cancelled registration.
An exchange will be made for any class cancelled by the registrant up to fourty-eight (48) hours before the class date. Any credit allocated for class cancelation needs to be used with in a year of cancellation or the credit will be forfeited. A $10.00 / registration transfer fee will be charged at the time of cancellation.
No refunds, returns, or exchanges will be given for cancellations made by the registrant less than fourty-eight (48) hours prior to the class date.
You may reschedule a class, resulting in a new transaction fee of $10.00.
A registrant/student may transfer their registration to another person.
*Ninety Acres reserves the right to cancel any class that fails to attract sufficient enrollment. In case of cancellation, all registrants will be notified and a full refund will be offered.
CONFIRMATIONS: Confirmation of enrollment will be provided as follows: For enrollments made in person, your receipt is your confirmation. Please bring your receipt with you to the class. For enrollments made online, confirmation will be provided by email only. Confirmations for enrollments made by telephone will be provided upon your request and will be provided in email form.
WAITLISTS: When a class is sold-out, we will gladly add your name to a waitlist upon request. If a seat becomes available, waitlisted persons will be contacted by email in order of their waitlisted date. You will have 24 hours to confirm your enrollment with payment or the open seat will be offered to the next person on the waitlist. When you enter the waitlist, please provide alternate contact numbers such as your cell phone number.
MENUS: We reserve the right to substitute ingredients and menu items. However, we will make every effort to remain true to our advertised menu.
SAMPLE RECIPES & BONUS RECIPES: Sample recipes are provided with an in-class tasting. Bonus recipes are provided without an in-class tasting.
ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES: In classes where alcohol is served, no one under the age of 21 may consume alcoholic beverages. Wine, beer and cocktails may be purchased during classes however due to safety concerns, we request their consumption be limited by guests participating in the class preparation.
ATTIRE: We suggest you dress casually and comfortably. When classes are hands-on, for safety and sanitation reasons, we ask that you wear long pants, a shirt with sleeves, and flat, comfortable, closed-toe shoes. An apron will be provided for your use during class.
AGE REQUIREMENTS: Kids Classes: Ages 7 - 12, Teen Classes: Ages 12 - 15, Adult Classes: Ages 15 and up*
*If your teen is younger than 15 but you think would be engaged in a particular class, accomodation can be made. Please call with that request.
LEFTOVERS: We discourage students from taking leftovers.