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.
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.
classes in our cooking school kitchen
Friday, September 17th, 6:00 to 8:00pm
French fare is rich in textures and flavors that are great for treating yourself and your company in the any season. These French meals are a delightful display of traditional flavors and that will satisfy every palate!.
Baked Brie with Figs, Honey and Pistachio, Frisée Salad, Mushroom Risotto, Rack of Lamb with Fried Shallots and Balsamic Glaze, Palmiers and Wine Poached Pears
Saturday, September 18th, 6:00 to 8:30pm
The influence of Spanish food on American culture and cuisine is more prolific than you can imagine. Let Blake take you back to where it all started and introduce you to some beautiful dishes that blend old flavors in new ways!
Baked Oysters w/ Garlic-Butter & Almonds, Grilled Avocado stuffed w/ Sofrito/Crumb Topping, Smoky-Garlic Roasted Beef Rib Eye w/ Olive Relish, Beans w/ Chorizo, tomatoes, garlic and Sherry, Baked Spanish Rice w/ Peas, Chestnut Cream w/ Saffron Caramel Apples
Santa Fe and Beer
Sunday, September 19th, 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Prepare and enjoy the festive flavors of Santa Fe. Learn to cook this menu of Southwestern favorites while sampling a variety of beers to accompany each course.
Spicy Pepitas, Chilled Tomatillo Soup and Spicy Shrimp, Baked Chicken with Pumpkin Seed Mole, Green Rice, Baked Red Peppers with Manchego Cream Sauce, Chocolate Avocado Mousse
Create and plan your own cooking school class!
Organize a private party at the Cooking School for up to eighteen 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.