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PRIVATE EVENTS

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Number of Participants: Minimum number is 8, max number is 14. Higher numbers than 14 will need a modified menu.

  • Types of Classes Available: Most of our classes are Hands-on, but demo classes are available upon request (max of 18 participants). 

  • What Does Class Look Like: Students will be invited into the kitchen to cook the menu under the guidance of our chefs and then will be allotted time to sit and enjoy the meal they created in our dining area.

  • Time of event: Please have your participants arrive ½ hour early as class will start at the time stated on the contract. The class will last two hours. Class will not run over if students arrive late.

  • Available Dates: Events typically occur Sunday any time or Monday evening (when no class is listed on the calendar). Other days may be available if no one has signed up for a public class, but the minimum number to buy out a public date is 14. 

  • Virtual Classes: Virtual classes are available upon request. Please specify and you will receive a separate info sheet.  

  • Class Topics: Choose a class topic from the list below or let The Foodie School chefs suggest a menu for you. 

  • Price: Pricing starts at $85 per person and is based on the menu you choose. 

  • What is Included: All food for the menu is included in the price of the event. Non-alcoholic beverages are included. Aprons for class use will be provided. Recipes will be e-mailed to the organizer of the event after class to distribute to participants.

  • Alcoholic Beverages: Wine and or beer may be brought to The Foodie School to be enjoyed with your meal. All glassware and openers are provided by The Foodie School. A variety of non-alcoholic beverages are included in the cost of the event. 

  • Payment: Full payment for the event must be made to reserve the date. A 20% gratuity will be added for our assistants.

  • Booking: E-mail thefoodieschool@gmail.com to book a private event. Once we receive your menu choice, date/time of event, and head count (may be adjusted up to 1 week prior to the event), you will be sent a contract to sign and a link to pay your deposit.

  • Head Count: Final head count is due one week before your event and no adjustment to price will be made afterward. 

  • Cancellation Policy: Cancellation deadline is 2 weeks prior to event for refund. One week notice is required for credit toward a future event.

  • Food Allergies/Restrictions: Please alert The Foodie School chefs at the time of booking if any of your participants have food allergies or restrictions (The Foodie School is not an allergen-free facility). Your food restrictions may impact the type of menu you can choose. Menu adjustments cannot be made without advance notice.

  • Over 14 People: If the class exceeds max capacity and requires a second chef, a $100 fee will apply. 

  • Tipping: A 20% gratuity will be added on to the price of the event. If you would like to leave an additional tip, you may bring cash or use Venmo. 

Class Topics

You can choose from any of the below classes:

HOMEMADE PASTA & SAUCES

$85 per person - Hands On

If you haven’t got an Italian mamma to teach you how to make pasta at home, join us for a hands-on experience to learn the process! Making your own pasta is deeply satisfying, surprisingly easy, and the results are delicious. Students will learn the techniques for making basic pasta dough; using a pasta machine to roll and cut fettuccine and preparing pasta sauces. At the end of class, we’ll sit down to an Italian pasta feast. 

Spring/Summer Menu: Fettuccine with Cherry Tomato Sauce & Meatballs; Garlic Bread; and Lemon Olive Oil Cake. Salad will be served.

Fall/Winter Menu: Fettuccine with Vodka Sauce & Italian Sausage; Garlic Bread; and Tiramisu Cheesecake. Salad will be served.

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STEAKHOUSE CLASSICS

FIVE STAR FAVORITES

$95 per person -  Hands On

Wouldn't you love to eat at a five star restaurant every night? We’ll show you how to make some of the classic five star restaurant dishes at home. You’ll be ready to polish the fine silver and layout the silk tablecloths for this menu! 

MENU: Garlic Asparagus; Truffled Potatoes; Steak au Poivre; and Cherries Jubilee.

 

SIZZLIN' SUMMER STEAKHOUSE

$95 per person -  Hands On

Get the grill out and create a fabulous steakhouse experience in the comfort of your own back yard. This class will teach you the techniques to get the perfect grill marks on your steak and flavors of the grill into your food. 

MENU: Garlicky Grilled Asparagus Spears; Smoky Potatoes; Charred Steak with Cherry Tomato Chimichurri; and Strawberry Cheesecake. 

SEXY STEAKHOUSE

$95 per person -  Hands On

The steakhouse can be a place to spark your romance. The food you learn in this class will teach you how to recreate the experience at your favorite romantic spot in the comfort of your own abode!

MENU: Juicy Asparagus; Fiery Heart Potatoes; Sizzlin' Steak with Luscious Red Wine Sauce; Be Still My Heart Cakes (Red Velvet). 

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DINNER FROM A MOVIE

$85 per person - Hands On

Do you get inspired to cook when you see a great foodie movie? Join us at The Foodie School! as we recreate the menu from your favorite foodie movie. 

 “IT'S COMPLICATED”: MENU: Jane’s Garden Salad; Roasted Potatoes; Croque Monsieur; Late Night Chocolate Croissant Bread Pudding. 

“JULIE & JULIA” MENU: Roasted Asparagus with Maitre d’hotel Butter; Duchesse Potatoes; Sauteed Chicken Paillard; Chocolate Silk Pie. 

GIRLS’ NIGHT OUT: G.R.I.T.S.

$85 per person - Hands On

Can't live up to your grandma's legend in the kitchen? This class will teach you how to master the southern classics and give them a modern spin. Now you'll be the one that the next generation will look up to! 

MENU: Buttery Biscuits; Memaw’s Mac & Cheese; Perfect Fried Chicken; Cucumber Onion Salad; and Red Velvet Cupcakes.

GIRLS NIGHT OUT: SNACKS IN THE CITY

$85 per person - Hands On

Want to feel like you're out on the town in the Big Apple, but don't want to pay for airfare? Step into the Manolo Blahniks of NYC girls and eat food that will make you feel like you're worth a $million pre-nup. Learn how to make this food, and no one will ever dump you on a Post-It! 

MENU: Charlotte’s Caesar Salad; Petrovsky’s Potatoes with Bleu Cheese Sauce; Samantha’s Drunken Skirt Steak; and Miranda’s Chocolate Cake.

BRUNCH IT UP!

$85 per person - Hands On

Don’t spend an hour waiting for a table at your favorite brunch joint, get right in at The Foodie School! We’ll be cooking up your favorite elements of brunch in this class: biscuits, bacon, and booze. You’ll be bragging to your friends that your new favorite brunch joint is your own kitchen.

MENU: Mimosa Salad; Smoked Salmon Frittata with Savory Herb Scones; French Toast Bread Pudding.

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WORLD CUISINE

$85 per Person - Hands On

GREEK MENU: Greek Salad; Chicken Souvlaki with Tzatziki Sauce and Homemade Pitas; Baklava.

MEXICAN MENU: Homemade Guacamole; Mexican Rice; Street Corn; Carne Asada; Churros. 

SPANISH MENU: Roasted Mini Potatoes with Romesco Sauce; Citrus Olive Salad; Gambas alla Plancha; and Churros with Spicy Chocolate Sauce. 

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