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Group Cooking Classes

Current Class Schedule

Download a PDF of the current schedule. Class pricing is all-inclusive and includes wine or beer. No need to bring anything but your hunger for good food and your thirst for knowledge!

Gift certificates: We’d be happy to email you a gift certificate in any denomination toward a cooking class of the recipient’s choosing. Email chef-owner Abigail Hitchcock at abby@camaje.com or call 212-673-8184.

For customized courses, including private classeswine/liquor tastings, and culinary One Night Stands, please email abby@camaje.com or call 212-673-8184.

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Three-Class Series

Cooking Confidence (3 Classes)  $400
Julia Child taught us that the fundamentals are what make you a good cook. Whether you’re learning to cook or learning to cook really well, this 3-class series will give you all the confidence you need to really enjoy cooking. Each week focuses on one basic cooking technique: sautéing, roasting and grilling.  We’ll make sauces, practice knife skills and arm you with lots of other basics.
Mondays: June 12, 19 & 26, 6:30 to 10 REGISTER

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May Classes

Vietnamese Table $125
Southeast Asian spices and ingredients can be daunting – lemongrass, Kaffir lime leaves, galangal, palm sugar and fish sauce  –  but no more! Vegetable Summer Rolls, Pork & Shrimp Dumplings, Beef Pho—we’ll make rich bone broth from scratch, Crispy Fish with Tomato Jam, and Stir-Fried Vegetables.
Saturday, May 6, 10 to 2 REGISTER

Knife Skills   $100
The most important skill in the kitchen before heading to the stove—it’ll change your life! Learn to slice and dice like a pro. We discuss which knives you really need; how to hold a knife for efficiency, speed and safety; what it means to sharpen versus hone; how to use your honing steel; and a magical way to get the garlic smell off your fingers.  Menu: gazpacho and fruit salad made from the fruits of your labor!
Monday, May 8, 6:30 to 9 REGISTER

Shop & Cook: Chinatown for Fish   $150
Too shy to buy at those amazing markets in Chinatown?  No more!  We meet in Chinatown to buy fish and groceries, then take our purchases back to the Camaje kitchen, where you learn to fillet, then sauté, poach, bake, and grill.  We’ll make 9 recipes in this comprehensive class.
Saturday, May 13, 10 to 3 REGISTER

Sushi Basics   $125
You love to eat it, now make it yourself!  Learn the necessary ingredients and equipment, where to buy them and then roll, roll, roll! We focus on norimaki: uramaki, temaki, gunkan maki using vegetables, tuna, salmon, and fish roe.
Saturday, May 13, 4 to 6:30 REGISTER

A Menu for Mom   $125
Learn these great spring recipes, then recreate them for Mom or for your next dinner party.  Leek and Roquefort Tart, Rack of Lamb with Port Wine Sauce, Roasted Asparagus, Pommes Dauphinoises and Molten Chocolate Cake.
Sunday, May 14, 11 to 2:30 REGISTER

Sushi Basics   $125
You love to eat it, now make it yourself!  Learn the necessary ingredients and equipment, where to buy them and then roll, roll, roll! We focus on norimaki: uramaki, temaki, gunkan maki using vegetables, tuna, salmon, and fish roe.
Sunday, May 14, 4 to 6:30 REGISTER

Knife Skills   $100
The most important skill in the kitchen before heading to the stove—it’ll change your life! Learn to slice and dice like a pro. We discuss which knives you really need; how to hold a knife for efficiency, speed and safety; what it means to sharpen versus hone; how to use your honing steel; and a magical way to get the garlic smell off your fingers.  Menu: gazpacho and fruit salad made from the fruits of your labor!
Tuesday, May 16, 6:30 to 9 REGISTER

Serious Chocolate   $125
Seriously serious but not hard, given some good knowledge.  Learn how to work with chocolate and bake some of our favorites:  Molten Chocolate Cake, Chocolate Soufflé, Double Chocolate Chunk Cookies, Chocolate Crème Brûlée, Truffles and more.
Saturday, May 20, 11 to 1:30 REGISTER

Sushi Basics   $125
You love to eat it, now make it yourself!  Learn the necessary ingredients and equipment, where to buy them and then roll, roll, roll! We focus on norimaki: uramaki, temaki, gunkan maki using vegetables, tuna, salmon, and fish roe.
Saturday, May 20, 630 to 10 REGISTER

Asian Dumplings $125
Every culture has a version of dumplings and they are all SO delicious! We’ll make some of our favorites from Asia: Chinese Potstickers, Tibetan Momo, Indian Samosas, Shanghai Soup Dumplings.
Sunday, May 21, 1 to 4 REGISTER

A Taste of Thai   $125
Southeast Asian spices and ingredients can be daunting – lemongrass, Kaffir lime leaves, galangal, palm sugar, fish sauce and curry paste  –  but no more!  Make Shrimp Tom Kha Gai, Chicken Satay, Chicken Green Curry, Coconut Rice, and Pad Thai.
Monday, May 22, 6:30 to 10 REGISTER

BBQ & Grill Primer   $125
Get ready for Memorial Day weekend and the summer ahead! We’ll make The Best Juicy Burgers, Easy BBQ Pork Chops and Grilled Sea Bass with Mixed Herb Pesto, served with Coleslaw, New Potato Salad and Strawberry Shortcake.
Tuesday, May 23, 6:30 to 10 REGISTER

Shop & Cook: Union Square Farmer’s Market  $150
We wend our way through NYC’s most famous Greenmarket, identifying the various local vegetables and fruits, learn how to pick them, then return to Camaje and learn how to cook it all! The seasonal menu—to be determined on the day—is largely vegetarian; we serve fish as our main course. Saturday, May 27, 10 to 3 REGISTER

Sushi Basics   $125
You love to eat it, now make it yourself!  Learn the necessary ingredients and equipment, where to buy them and then roll, roll, roll! We focus on norimaki: uramaki, temaki, gunkan maki using vegetables, tuna, salmon, and fish roe.
Saturday, May 27, 4 to 6:30 REGISTER

A Taste of Maine in Greenwich Village   $125
Can you smell the crisp clean air, the pine in the air, and the saline of the cold coastal waters? Maybe not. But on this Memorial Day weekend, why not enjoy a Staycation on MacDougal Street and pretend you’re up in Maine. We’ll make Lobster Rolls, Baked Potatoes, Coleslaw, and Longmeadow Blueberry Cake.
Sunday, May 28, 4 to 7 REGISTER

BBQ & Grill Primer   $125
Get ready for Memorial Day weekend and the summer ahead! We’ll make The Best Juicy Burgers, Easy BBQ Pork Chops and Grilled Sea Bass with Mixed Herb Pesto, served with Coleslaw, New Potato Salad and Strawberry Shortcake.
Monday, May 29, 1 to 4:30 REGISTER

Knife Skills   $100
The most important skill in the kitchen before heading to the stove—it’ll change your life! Learn to slice and dice like a pro. We discuss which knives you really need; how to hold a knife for efficiency, speed and safety; what it means to sharpen versus hone; how to use your honing steel; and a magical way to get the garlic smell off your fingers.  Menu: gazpacho and fruit salad made from the fruits of your labor!
Tuesday, May 30, 6:30 to 9 REGISTER

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June Classes

Shop & Cook: Union Square Farmer’s Market  $150
We wend our way through NYC’s most famous Greenmarket, identifying the various local vegetables and fruits, learn how to pick them, then return to Camaje and learn how to cook it all! The seasonal menu—to be determined on the day—is largely vegetarian; we serve fish as our main course. Saturday, June 3, 10 to 3 REGISTER

Tasting:  Long Island Wines   $65
Sit back and relax while chef-owner, certified sommelier and South Fork native Abigail Hitchcock teaches you about swirling, sniffing, terroir and finish.  Six of her favorite wines are paired with cheese from Murray’s and  seasonal hors d’oeuvre.
Saturday, June 3, 4 to 5:30 REGISTER

Late Spring Italian Menu  $125
We’ll make Arugula Salad with Burrata, Grilled Lamb Blade Chops, Asparagus, New Potatoes, and Local Strawberries with Zabaglione.
Monday, June 5, 6:30 to 10 REGISTER

Shop & Cook: Chinatown for Fish   $150
Too shy to buy at those amazing markets in Chinatown?  No more!  We meet in Chinatown to buy fish and groceries, then take our purchases back to the Camaje kitchen, where you learn to fillet, then sauté, poach, bake, and grill.  We’ll make 9 recipes in this comprehensive class.
Saturday, June 10, 10 to 3 REGISTER

A Moroccan Table   $125
Spices can be scary! We de-mystify them and teach you all you need to know to feel like you’re in Casablanca.  We’ll make Chicken Tagine with Apricots, Couscous with Pistachios and Rose, Grilled Pepper Salad, Carrot Salad, Beet Salad and Eggplant Dip.
Sunday, June 11, 11 to 2:30 REGISTER

A Taste of Thai   $125
Southeast Asian spices and ingredients can be daunting – lemongrass, Kaffir lime leaves, galangal, palm sugar, fish sauce and curry paste  –  but no more!  Make Shrimp Tom Kha Gai, Chicken Satay, Chicken Green Curry, Coconut Rice, and Pad Thai.
Sunday, June 11, 4 to 7 REGISTER

Cooking Confidence (3 Classes)  $400
Julia Child taught us that the fundamentals are what make you a good cook. Whether you’re learning to cook or learning to cook really well, this 3-class series will give you all the confidence you need to really enjoy cooking. Each week focuses on one basic cooking technique: sautéing, roasting and grilling.  We’ll make sauces, practice knife skills and arm you with lots of other basics.
Mondays: June 12, 19 & 26, 6:30 to 10 REGISTER

Knife Skills   $100
The most important skill in the kitchen before heading to the stove—it’ll change your life! Learn to slice and dice like a pro. We discuss which knives you really need; how to hold a knife for efficiency, speed and safety; what it means to sharpen versus hone; how to use your honing steel; and a magical way to get the garlic smell off your fingers.  Menu: gazpacho and fruit salad made from the fruits of your labor!
Saturday, June 17, 11 to 1:30 REGISTER

Middle Eastern Mezze $125
Healthy and light, yet substantial and filling. We’ll make Hummus, Smokey Baba Ganooj, Homemade Pita Chips, Garlicky Lebanese Chicken Kebabs and Quinoa Tabbouleh.
Saturday, June 17, 3 to 6 REGISTER

Father’s Day for the Dads Who Love to Cook    $125
Celebrate Dad with this hearty menu:  Garlic Shrimp, Red Wine Braised Short Ribs, Red Onion Marmalade, Broccoli Rabe, Cheesy Polenta, and Strawberry Shortcake.
Sunday, June 18, 4 to 7:30 REGISTER

Shop & Cook: Union Square Farmer’s Market  $150
We wend our way through NYC’s most famous Greenmarket, identifying the various local vegetables and fruits, learn how to pick them, then return to Camaje and learn how to cook it all! The seasonal menu—to be determined on the day—is largely vegetarian; we serve fish as our main course. Saturday, June 24, 10 to 3 REGISTER

An Afternoon in Provence $125
We’ll make Olive Tapenade Toasts, Market Fish Cooked in Salt Crust, French Lentils, Lemony Asparagus, and Crêpes Suzette. Oh, and plenty of rosé to wash it all down.
Saturday, June 24, 4 to 7 REGISTER

Summer Al Fresco Menu   $125
We’ll make: Guacamole & Chips, Grilled Hanger Steak with Chimichurri Sauce, Grilled Zucchini, Peppers and Onions, and Strawberry Shortcake.
Sunday, June 25, 1 to 4 REGISTER

Indian Vegetarian Menu   $125
Spices can be scary! We de-mystify them and teach you all you need to know to make a feast fit for a rajah. We’ll make Cauliflower Pakora, Spinach & Potato Samosas, Lentil Daal, Basmati Pilaf, Curried Peas, Mango Chutney and Raita.
Tuesday, June 27, 6:30 to 10 REGISTER

A Simple Summer Fish Menu to Impress   $125
Simplicity is key when you have fresh ingredients, but the fine points of good cooking techniques make all the difference.  It’s hard to go wrong with these flavors.  We’ll make Garlic Shrimp, Grilled Sea Scallops with Salsa Verde, Quinoa Tabbouleh, and Berries with Lavender Whipped Cream.
Thursday, June 29, 6:30 to 10 REGISTER