Celeste Borelli Personal Chef Services, LLC

cooking classes

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Develop or hone a culinary skill, or explore a region or theme.   Join me in the boutique, state-of-the-art live studio kitchen at Connecticut Kitchen & Bath in Avon or I can come to your home or place of business.  Custom group and private classes are available, the studio hosts 10 guests comfortably.   Classes are two hours long.   You may bring your own wine.

Spring 2019 COOKING CLASSES offered through Farmington Valley Continuing Education. Please register and note the class dates, times, and location. Register with Farmington Valley Continuing Education. Classes hosted at Connecticut Kitchen & Bath Studio 3 E. Main Street, Avon CT.

March 13 Global Grazing Show -appetizers from around the world, simple preparations and modern presentations. 6:30-8:30pm

April 10 Sauce Up Your Spring-seasonally inspired sauces to complement your proteins and vegetables.  Learn the basics of sauce making and how to serve them. 6:30-8:30pm

May 5 Cinco de Mayo-seared shrimp over greens with avocado lime vinaigrette, coffee & ancho rubbed steak with ancho mushroom sauce, strawberry flan. 6:30-8:30pm

May 12 Mother’s Day High Tea-learn how and enjoy a high tea!  Tea sandwich preparations, and homemade scones will be demonstrated and served, along with some other frills. 3-5pm

GROUP CLASSES are $39-$75 per person, children’s classes $35-$45 per person, based on menu choices.  Their is 8 person minimum and 10 person max.  The host communicates with the group about menu, food allergies, payment, cancellations, and other class related info.  I have a list of seasonal menus and will work with you to accommodate for food allergies and preferences. 

PRIVATE CLASSES can be an individual or up to 6 people.  I have taught career moms and dads, couples, families, grandparents, and children.  Private classes can be one time or a series.  Clients typically choose culinary skills, menu and/or recipes they want to excel in.  Classes are 1.5-2 hours in length.  I provide a grocery list, clients typically shop or I can for an additional fee.  The fee for private classes is $45 per hour plus the cost of food.  Clean up time must be factored in and depends on if I am doing it or we are working together.  A meal is always prepared for clients to enjoy after class or take with them.  A budget for a class with 2 people, 2 hours with a salad, entrée and side or something comparable would be about $120.00-140.00 total depending on menu (organic groceries, seafood or steak will be closer to 140.00+).

CANCELLATION for a whole group class must be made 5 days in advance for a refund.  If an individual in a group cancels they must do so 48 hours in advance and the class minimum of 8 must be reached in order for a refund.  Private classes can be cancelled at any time and the client is responsible for grocery expenses and shopping time if applicable.