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Group Classes

AUGUST Cooking Classes


Summer Intensive: 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.  
August 15, 16 & 17, 11 - 2


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. 
Tuesday, August 15, 6:30 - 10


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.
Wednesday, August 16, 4 PM


Tasting: White Wines from Italy to Beat the Heat 

$50

Sit back and relax while chef-owner, certified sommelier and South Fork native Abigail Hitchcock teaches you about swirling, sniffing, terroir and finish.  Six ridiculously quaffable, entirely refreshing white wines from around Italy, with Murray’s Cheese to pair.
Thursday, August 17, 6:30 to 8


Summer Half
Day Fridays: 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.
Friday, August 18, 1 to 6


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, August 19, 10 to 3


A Taste of Maine in Greenwich Village

$125

Can you smell the crisp clean air, the pine, and the saline of the frigid coastal waters?  Maybe not.  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.
Saturday, August 19, 4 to 7


Late Summer Picnic

$125

Summer’s not over! Celebrate with this delicious menu: Marinated Flank Steak, Corn on the Cob, Chopped Cobb Salad, Perfect Potato Salad, and Drunken Watermelon.
Sunday, August 20, 1 to 4


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.
Monday, August 21, 6:30 to 10


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.
Tuesday, August 22, 6:30 to 9


Technique: Art of Sautéing

$125

Master the most widely used and arguably the most important technique in cooking. We create a fabulous meal based entirely on it: Seared Sea Scallops with White Wine and Shallots, Pan-Seared Hanger Steak with Sautéed Potatoes, Garlic-Sautéed Spinach and Caramelized Pears.
Wednesday, August 23, 3:30 - 6:30 


TASTING: WHITE WINES FROM SPAIN TO BEAT THE HEAT

$50

Sit back and relax while chef-owner and certified sommelier Abigail Hitchcock teaches you about swirling, sniffing, terroir and finish. Six ridiculously quaffable, entirely refreshing white wines from around Spain, with Murray's Cheese to pair. 
Thursday, August 24, 6:30 to 8


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, August 26, 10 to 3


GOOD SUMMER GRUB

$125

Simplicity is key when you have fresh ingredients, but the fine points of good cooking techniques make all the difference. We'll make Garlic Shrimp with Mixed Greens, Grilled Hangar Steak with Chimichurri Sauce, Grilled Veggies, Potato Salad and Berries with Sabayon Sauce
Saturday, August 26, 3:30 to 7


LATE SUMMER MARKET MENU

$125

Minted Zucchini Cake with Feta, Bass with Lemon Herb Sauce, 3-Cheese- Stuffed Zucchini, Mixed Roasted Veggies, Peach Cobbler. 
Monday, August 28, 6:30 to 10


LATE SUMMER CHILL-OUT MENU

$125

Corn Chowder, Herb-Roasted Cornish Hen, Farmstand Tomato Salad, Garlicky Green Beans, Potatoes Niçoise, Plum Galette.
Tuesday, August 29, 6:30 to 10


TECHNIQUE: FRESH PASTA

$75

When you bite into fresh, homemade pasta, there's that pause when you just can't help but stop talking and savor its deliciousness. How can two ingredients taste so sublime? Well, they do. Learn how to make the dough, create various shapes as well as a couple of sauces to sample on your handiwork!
Wednesday, August 30, 1 to 3


SEPTEMBER Cooking Classes


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 6 recipes in this comprehensive class.
Saturday, July 1, 10 to 2


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, remaking, gunkan maki using vegetables, tuna, salmon, and fish roe.
Saturday, July 1, 4 to 6:30.


Technique:
knife skills

$75

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!
Wednesday, July 5, 1 to 3:30


Tasting:
Rosés From
Around the
globe

$50 

We've come a long way baby! G one are the days when "pink wine" was nothing but sickly sweet.  Sit back and relax while chef-owner and certified sommelier Abigail Hitchcock reached you about swirling, sniffing, terroir, and finish.  Six ridiculously quaffable, entirely refreshing rosés from around the globe, with Murray's cheese to pair.
Thursday, July 6, 6:30 to 8


Summer
half-day Fridays
Shop & cook:
union square
farmer's market

$150

We wind 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.
Friday, July 7, 1 to 6


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, July 8, 4 to 6:30


An early
Summer menu

$125

Simplicity is key when you have fresh ingredients, but the fine points of good cooking techniques make all the difference.  Seared Sea Scallops, Grilled Pork Chops, Sautéed Summer Greens, Strawberry Shortcake.
Sunday, July 9, 4 to 7:30


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, remaking, gunkan maki using vegetables, tuna, salmon, and fish roe.
Monday, July 10, 6:30 to 9


BBQ & Grill
primer

$125

Cooking al fresco is what summer is all about.  Learn how to do it right!  We'll make the Best Juicy Burgers, Easy BBQ Pork Chops, and Grilled Sea Bass with Mixed Herb Pesto, served with Coleslaw and New Potato Salad.
Tuesday, July 11, 6:30 to 10


Technique:
Fresh herb and
spice workshop

Hands-down the easiest way to increase flavor in whatever you're cooking, working with fresh herbs and spices is a must in the kitchen. If  you find the idea daunting, then this class is for you. We' ll smell, taste, prepare and cook with them.  Also, learn how to store them for minimum waste.
Wednesday, July 12, 1 to 2:30.


Bastille Day
menu

$125

Cue the Edith Piaf!  Celebrate French Independence Day with this tantalizing menu: W arm French Lentil Salad with beets and Chèvre, Steak Frites with Red Wine Pan Sauce, and Crêpes au Chocolat.
Friday, July 14, 3 to 6:30


Shop & Cook:
Union Square
Farmer's Market

$150

We wind 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, July 15, 10 to 3


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, remaking, gunkan maki using vegetables, tuna, salmon, and fish roe.
Saturday, July 15, 4 to 6:30


Tapas to Tempt

$125

Lots of delicious small plates! What better way to eat? Plus, many recipes can be modified to be quick weeknight dinners. We'll make Albondigas, Garlic Shrimp, Chorizo in Red Wine, Sherried Mushrooms and more! It's an evening in Spain!
Tuesday, July 18, 6:30 to 10


Technique:
BBQ & Grill
primer

$125

Cooking al fresco is what summer is all about.  Learn how to do it right!  We'll make the Best Juicy Burgers, Easy BBQ Pork Chops, and Grilled Sea Bass with Mixed Herb Pesto, served with Coleslaw and New Potato Salad.
Wednesday, July 19, 1 to 4:


Summer Half-Day:
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 6 recipes in this comprehensive class.
Friday, July 21, 1 to 6


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.
Monday, July 24, 6:30 to 10


Good summer
grub

$125

Simplicity is key when you have fresh ingredients, but the fine points of good cooking techniques make all the difference. We'l l make Garlic Shrimp with Mixed Greens, Grilled Hanger Steak with Chimichurri Sauce, Grilled Veggies, Potato Salad and Berries with Sabayon Sauce.
Tuesday, July 25, 6:30 to 10


Technique:
Art of
Sautéing

$125

Master the most widely used and arguably the most important technique in cooking. We create a fabulous meal based entirely on it.  Seared Sea Scallops with White Wine and Shallots, Pan-Seared Hanger Steak with Sautéed Potatoes, Garlic-Sautéed Spinach and Carmelized Pears.
Wednesday, July 26, 1 to 4:30

 

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 6 recipes in this comprehensive class.
Saturday, July 29, 10 to 3


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, remaking, gunkan maki using vegetables, tuna, salmon, and fish roe.
Saturday, July 29, 4 to 6:30


A taste of main
in greenwich
village

$125

Can you smell the crisp clean air, the pine, and the saline of the frigid coastal waters?  Maybe not.  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, July 30, 12 to 3

 

Mid-Summer
menu

$125

Celebrate summer with this delicious do-ahead menu: Middle-Eastern Copped Salad, Grilled Hanger Steak with Chimichurri Sauce, Corn on the Cob, Not Run-of-theMill Coleslaw, and Longmeadow Blueberry Cake.
Sunday, July 30, 4 to 7:30


gluten free
menu

$125

Eating gluten-free needn't leave you feeling deprived.  Eating food you've cooked from scratch is more healthy and satisfying, and gives you ultimate control.  This class, open not only to gluten-free eaters, will discuss basic techniques for cooking well for yourself.  In addition to our fabulous menu, we will make Quick Chicken Stock, that all-important ingredient that adds flavor and body without the horrible additives found in prepared broths and stocks.  Clean cooking that you control is what good food is all about.  Our menu will be Seared Sea Scallops with White Wine and Shallots served with Mixed Greens Vinaigrette, Quick Stock, Hanger Steak Au Poivre, Garlic-Sautéed Spinach, Warm French Lentils, Lemon Mousse with Berries.
Monday, July 31, 6:30 to 10

 

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