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Demo & Dinner—Essentials of Classic Italian Cooking

April 27 @ 5:00 pm 8:00 pm

essentials of classic italian cooking class

Age Group

Adults 18+


Step into a realm where culinary traditions blend seamlessly with modern flair as we celebrate the 30th Anniversary Edition of Marcella Hazan’s iconic Essentials of Classic Italian Cooking. Renowned as “the queen of Italian cooking,” Marcella Hazan’s legacy transcends generations, captivating both novices and seasoned chefs alike with her timeless recipes and culinary wisdom.

Join us at The Book Kitchen, where we invite you to immerse yourself in the essence of Italian gastronomy. Our April Demo & Dinner promises an exquisite journey through the heart of Italian cuisine, paying homage to the enduring brilliance of Hazan’s masterpiece.

The evening commences with an appetizer meticulously crafted to whet your appetite and set the stage for culinary discovery. Engage with our local purveyor as they share insights into the vibrant ingredients that form the backbone of our meal, adding depth and richness to every dish.

Next, we’ll transition into our kitchen where we delve into the essence of Marcella Hazan’s genius. Through a captivating demonstration, we’ll uncover the subtleties and nuances that make Hazan’s approach to Italian cooking and understand the secrets that have made The Essentials of Classic Italian Cooking a revered companion in kitchens worldwide.

Finally, we’ll gather around the dining table to indulge in a feast curated from the pages of Hazan’s cookbook, where each dish reflects the depth of flavors, the aroma of freshly prepared ingredients, and the joy of shared moments with fellow epicureans.

At The Book Kitchen, we invite you to partake in more than just a meal; it’s a celebration of culinary heritage and a tribute to culinary excellence. Join us in honoring Marcella Hazan’s legacy and the allure of Italian cuisine at our April Demo & Dinner. Buon Appetito!

Course I
Tomatoes Stuffed with Tuna

Course II
Asparagus Salad
Swiss Chard, Prosciutto, and Ricotta-Stuffed Ravioli with Tomato Cream Sauce

Course III
Pan-Roasted Potatoes with Anchovies, Genoa Style
Braised Leeks with Parmesan Cheese
Peas with Olive Oil & Prosciutto
Braised Pork Chops with Tomatoes, Cream, and Porcini Mushrooms

Course IV
Custard Cream & Macerated Orange Slices

If you don’t already own The Essentials of Classic Italian Cooking and would like to reserve a copy to be picked up at your class, click here to add it to your cart.


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Standard Ticket: Demo & Dinner—Essentials of Classic Italian Cooking
Standard Ticket: Immerse yourself in the culinary experience with access to the demonstration, discussion, and a delightful dinner.
$ 115.00
Premium Ticket (with Alcoholic Beverages): Demo & Dinner—Essentials of Classic Italian Cooking
Elevate your experience with an optional upgrade, indulging in carefully curated alcoholic beverages that complement the flavors of each course.
$ 145.00