Italian Cooking Classes

Adult Cooking Classes

The Italian Center popular Cooking Classes, for members and non-members, teach students how to prepare delicious Italian cuisine. Class menus include items such as Insalata all Caprese, Chicken Francese, Torta Caprese, Pepper Steak Valastro, Seafood Salad and much more. Attendees participate in cooking and enjoy the food they have prepared.

Cooking classes will be held from 5:30pm to 8:30pm for $20 per member per class and $60 per non-member per class. Registration is on a first-come, first-paid basis.  Spaces are limited and fill up quickly.  You can sign up online or through the front office at 203-322-6941.  Students should bring an apron, notebook, pencil and a sharp kitchen knife.  Classes will be held in the Italian Center kitchen. Students will dine on the dinners they’ve prepared.

 

Wednesday, May 7
Avocado Goat Cheese Dip with Whole Wheat Pita Chips
Chicken Roulades with Chorizo and Manchego
Pureed Fennel
Walnut-Pear Sour Cream Cake

Wednesday, June 4
White Bean and Roasted Eggplant Hummus
Vegetable and Meat Casserole – Sformato di Verdure E carne
Chewy Almond-Raspberry Sandwich Cookies

The class menu changes seasonally and is taught by Italian Center members, Paul and Darry Bova. 

See some examples of menus we have prepared below.  Buon Appetito!

Bell Peppers with olives and capers (pepperoni con olive e capperi) with crostini

Chicken Cacciatore

Homemade Noodles

Apple Studel

 
Cheese Olive Balls

Winter Pesto with Homemade Noodles

Stuffed Pork Chops

Asparagus with butter & Reggiano

Parmigiano Cheese

Cream Puffs

Homemade Mozzarella

Butternut Squash & Leek Soup

Polenta

Sausage and Beans

Nutella Swirl Pound Cake with Ice Cream