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SICILIAN SURF AND TURF

SOLD OUT

Friday,October 20 2017

6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Sicily’s coast of dramatic vistas, sandy beaches, and saline lagoons are great – but have you ever tried the food?  Explore bright Mediterranean flavors, fresh seafood, impressive meats as you dive deep into the cuisine of Sicily. Mangia!

  • Fritto Misto
  • Palermo Style Rib Eye Steak
  • Pasta Alla Norma
  • Shaved Fennel, Orange and Olive Salad
  • Strawberry Cremolata
Alex Ching
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Demonstration

COUPLES NIGHT OUT: WINE PARTY, LIVE MUSIC AND COOKING WITH BRIAN BENNETT

Friday,October 20 2017

7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Bring your loved one to this fun night out and meet some other couples as you watch our chef Brian Bennett cook various dishes throughout the night to be served in our open kitchen.  Michael Murphy will be performing live for guests to enjoy as well!

There will also be a wine tasting provided by Dana Scarrantino of Lauber Selections.

***please note class price is per couple***

  • Lemon Broccoli w/ Potato Puree, Cherry Tomato, Salt & Vinegar Chips and Cheddar Dust
  • Blistered Shishitos w/ Lime Peanut Sauce
  • Andouille Encrusted Oyster Po Boy Sliders w/ Remoulade
  • Eggplant Puree w/ Chick Pea and Shiitake Mushroom Salad
  • Duck Confit Hash-brown Poutine
  • St Louis Gooey Butter Cake
Brian Bennett
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LIGHTENED UP COMFORT FOODS

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Saturday,October 21 2017

11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Get all of the comfort without the guilt with this lightened-up menu of belly-warming dishes.  We’ll teach you to health-up your cravings with light substitutions, lots of technique, and all of the flavor.

  • Broccoli Cheddar Soup
  • Green Bean Casserole
  • Lightened Up Mac and Cheese
  • "Fried Chicken"
  • Dark Chocolate Chip Brownies
Sara Fry
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PRIVATE EVENT

EVENING AVAILABLE FOR A PRIVATE EVENT

SOLD OUT

Saturday,October 21 2017

EVENING

Celebrating an occasion or interested in getting together with a bunch of friends? Book your next event with us and choose your own menu! We can do a full hands on cooking class, a catered affair or even a chef’s table where our chefs cook an elegant meal while you watch. Email info@hudsontable.com for more details on pricing.

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PIZZA PIZZA

SOLD OUT

Sunday,October 22 2017

11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Hold the phone and make your favorite pizzas at home.  From developing the perfect crust, mixing up your toppings and satisfying your sweet tooth – this class will put you in pizza party heaven.

  • Whole Wheat Pizza with Butternut Squash, Arugula and Fontina
  • Pizza Carbonara
  • Cast Iron Thai Chicken Pizza
  • Shortbread Fruit Pizza
Nicolle Walker
The details
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FALL COMFORT CLASSICS

SOLD OUT

Sunday,October 22 2017

5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Crisp air and crackling leaves, and you’re ready to bundle up and enjoy the comforts of fall.  Join us in this class that shows you how to highlight seasonal favorites (pumpkins and apples galore!), plays with sweet and savory, explores various cooking techniques.

  • Pumpkin Soup with Crispy Sage and Bacon
  • Cast Iron Pressed Roast Chicken
  • Maple Roasted Sprouts with Pecan and Cranberries
  • Mac & Cheese
  • Cinnamon Apple Clafoutis & Whiskey Creme Fraiche
Alex Ching
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ITALIAN SEAFOOD FEAST

Sunday,October 22 2017

5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Traverse the Italian coast in the seafood exploration with classic Italian flavors.  You’ll learn the tricks to crispy calamari, perfectly cooked mussels and shrimp, and fragrant broths and sauces.  There’s a reason these dishes have been around for ages – come find out why!

  • Cornmeal Crusted Calamari
  • Steamed Mussels in Tomato Garlic Broth
  • Shrimp Fra Diavolo over Linguini
  • Sole Piccata
Sara Kartzmer Fry
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Chef's Table

5 COURSE CHEF’S TABLE WITH BRIAN BENNETT

SOLD OUT

Monday,October 23 2017

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Sit back and enjoy as Brian finishes off each dish in front of you while you enjoy each dish and a wine pairing around our open kitchen counter. Feel free to ask Brian any questions regarding technique as well!

***Please be advised that because of the fresh ingredients that are bought on short notice, no food allergies can be accommodated. If you potentially have an allergy that would require a minor adjustment, please email us well in advance to confirm that we can accommodate you***

  • Chicken Liver Pate with Compote
  • Cardamom Honey Dew, Cucumber, Chili, and Tarragon
  • Scallop with Mushroom & Andouille Hash, Roe Beurre Blanc
  • Pan Seared Red Snapper with Brussels, Pear, Fennel, Mustard Seed, and Dried Olives
  • Dessert - Chef Selected Cheese Course
Brian Bennett
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FALL INTO VEGETARIAN

Tuesday,October 24 2017

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

With fall around the corner, it’s a great time to learn how to make some new vegetarian dishes that will become staples in your kitchen. Start off with a delicious tomato soup topped off with cheesy croutons and finish off with a take on your classic peanut butter and jelly by turning it into a mousse parfait!

  • Roasted Tomato Soup with Cheesy Croutons
  • Pan-Seared Cauliflower Steak with Pomegranate Vinaigrette
  • Pasta with White Beans and Greens in a Garlic Rosemary Oil
  • Vegan Peanut Butter Mousse Parfaits with a Jelly Compote
Sara Kartzmer Fry
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SUSHI PARTY

Wednesday,October 25 2017

7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Grab some friends and join us in this interactive class! Start off with a simple and delicious class miso soup and then learn how easy it is to make sushi, and impress everyone when you make it at home!

  • Miso Soup
  • California Roll
  • Futomaki
  • Spicy Tuna Temaki or handroll
  • Tuna Maki
Sara Kartzmer Fry
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Chef's Table/Competition

LIVE CHEF COMPETITION: 4 CHEFS, 3 ROUNDS!

Thursday,October 26 2017

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Come and experience a night like nothing else as you watch our 4 chefs battle round by round in a 3 course battle.  You will get a first hand look at every step while you enjoy a fun wine tasting courtesy of Dana Scarantino of Lauber Selections – a division of Fedway Associates. Not only that but you, the guest, will be the judge, getting to decide which chef is eliminated each round. Round 1, each chef will create a small plate app and then you will eliminate one chef. Round 2, each chef will create a main course, and again one chef will be eliminated. Round 3, the final 2 chefs will each create a dessert using the mystery basket ingredients and a winner will be chosen by you, the customer! Our 4 chefs this evening are: Chef Brian Bennett, Chef Alex Smith, Chef Eton Chan and Chef Jackie Rothong, Senior Culinary Stylist at the Chew, previous winner of Cutthroat Kitchen. This night will be one to remember and one you will never experience anywhere else!

***please note due to the format of this evening, we cannot accommodate any food allergies as our chefs will be on a time crunch to use the ingredients they are given***

  • Mystery baskets to be determined closer to the event - please be advised that because of this, no food allergies can be accommodated
Brian Bennett, Alex Smith, Eton Chan, Jackie Rothong
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ASIAN SURF AND TURF

SOLD OUT

Friday,October 27 2017

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

If you like surf and turf, you’ll love this Asian inspired menu that’s got it all: porterhouse, lobster tails, fried rice, veggies, and more. Learn to use Asian seasoning in all your old classics.

  • Hong Kong Porterhouse Steak
  • Ginger Scallion Lobster
  • XO Fried Rice ( XO Sauce, Jasmine Rice, Eggs)
  • Garlicky Baby Bok Choy
  • Sweetened Red Bean with Ice Cream
Eton Chan
The details
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COUPLES NIGHT OUT: MEXICAN DATE NIGHT

SOLD OUT

Friday,October 27 2017

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Spice up date night with these authentic recipes from Mexico.  Forget antipasto, this antojito platter will have you rethinking your snack plates. You’ll explore chiles, tortillas, queso, and Mexican chocolate, practice the perfect sear, and find out just how easy it is to make churros at home.

*Please note that pricing is per couple.

  • Antojito Platter - Homemade Chorizo, Queso Fresco, Pico de Gallo, Guajillo Black Beans, Charred Corn Tortillas
  • Charred Tomato and Ancho Chile Salsa
  • Skirt Steak Carne Asada
  • Churros with Mexican Chocolate Sauce
Alex Smith
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PRIVATE EVENT

BOOKED PRIVATE EVENT

SOLD OUT

Saturday,October 28 2017

EVENING

Celebrating an occasion or interested in getting together with a bunch of friends or for a work event? Book your next event with us and choose your own menu! Email info@hudsontable.com for more details.

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SPANISH BRUNCH

Sunday,October 29 2017

11:00 am - 1:30 pm

Enjoy the classic flavors of Spain with your favorite brunch foods!!! Learn to cook the staples while adding a little bit of Spanish flair to your repertoire!

  • Virgin Sangria
  • Tomato Bread with Olives and Manchego Cheese
  • Potato Croquetas with Saffron Aioli
  • Chorizo and Romesco Egg Bake
  • Flan Pancakes
Alex Ching
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HANDMADE PASTA

SOLD OUT

Sunday,October 29 2017

11:00 am - 2:30 pm

For pasta connoisseurs and beginners alike, this is your opportunity to make pasta from scratch.
We will create pasta of all shapes and sizes ranging from ribbon styles (pappardelle and linguini) to filled (ravioli). Learn to replicate these techniques at home as we mix the old fashioned way – by hand – or with an electronic mixer and food processor.

  • Fresh Egg Pasta
  • Pappardelle alla Bolognese
  • Shrimp Scampi Linguini
  • Spinach Ricotta Ravioli with Pesto Genovese
Brian Bennett
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TACOS, BURRITOS AND THE WHOLE ENCHILADA – SPONSORED BY WHOLE FOODS MARKET BERGEN COUNTY

Sunday,October 29 2017

5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The hardest part about dining on Mexican is choosing what to order, so we’ve got your back. Cover all your bases with these authentic Mexican classics – guacamole included. All of the food in this class are provided thanks to the Whole Foods Market Bergen County.

  • Guacamole and Tortilla Chips
  • Chicken Enchiladas
  • Chorizo Burrito
  • Fish Taco with Chipotle Mayo
Brian Bennett
The details
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ALL ABOUT APPLES

SOLD OUT

Sunday,October 29 2017

5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

There’s nothing like biting into a crisp apple in an orchard and bringing home a bushel of hard-earned pickings.  But what to do with falls most anticipated fruit?  From sweet to savory, this class explores the varieties and techniques for using up your fall harvest.

  • Brie en Croute with Apple Pecan Chutney
  • Butternut Squash Apple Bisque
  • Crispy Pork Chops with Apples and Onions
  • Cider Braised Greens
  • Candy Apple Floats
Nicolle Walker
The details
Mommy and Me

MOMMY MONDAYS: FALL PUREES

Monday,October 30 2017

7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Feeding your child purees with lots of flavors and variety can be daunting.  Not to mention cutting up all those vegetables and fruits!  Learn how to make fall purees from a chef’s perspective.  Learn the best way to cut a butternut squash, how to make applesauce with your child’s nutrition in mind, and learn which spices and herbs to include to let them explore their new flavor palate.  You’ll be going home with 30 servings that include several combinations of fall flavor purees and a perfect storage for freezing your new purees.
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Sara Kartzmer Fry
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STEAKHOUSE CLASSICS

Wednesday,November 01 2017

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Travel back in time and learn to recreate some of the classic dishes that made steak houses a luxurious special event.  Classic Steak Tartare is silky and sweet.  Wasabi gives old school mashed potatoes a hip new look and pairs beautifully with Seared Tuna Steaks.  Finish off your meal with rich but light Coffee Panna with a new twist.

  • Classic Steak Tartare
  • Seared Tuna Steaks with Wasabi Mashed Potatoes
  • Green Beans with Warm Shallot Vinaigrette
  • Coffee Panna Cotta with Salted Caramel
Brian Bennett
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DUMPLINGS 101

SOLD OUT

Thursday,November 02 2017

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Delve into dumplings with us! We’ll teach you to create Chinese dumplings and explain how to choose the best dumpling wrappers and preparation method for each type. Then it’s your turn to try your hand at crafting the meat and seafood bundles. You’ll stuff then boil, steam or fry your pillowy pockets and serve them alongside a host of dipping sauces. The hardest part will be waiting to let them cool just enough before digging in!

  • Pork Potstickers
  • Soup Dumplings
  • Pork Belly Steam Buns
  • Egg Drop Soup
  • Shanghai Noodles
Eton Chan
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VENETIAN SURF AND TURF

SOLD OUT

Friday,November 03 2017

6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Let yourself celebrate the tastes of the lagoon around Venice in this surf-and-turf inspired Italian class. With rich flavors of both sea and land, and a classic creamy coffee dessert, this menu is guaranteed to keep you dreaming of gondola rides and magical alleyways.

  • Spaghetti all'aragosta (Spaghetti with Lobster)
  • Braised Beef in Amarone Wine
  • Polenta con Stracchino Cheese and Bitter Greens
  • Tiramisu
Sara Kartzmer Fry
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COUPLES NIGHT OUT IN ESPAÑA

SOLD OUT

Friday,November 03 2017

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Leave your passport at home and experience Spain in Hoboken! We will make classic Spanish dishes, and teach you technique to utilize in your day to day cooking.

***Please note price is per couple***

  • Mixed Greens with Marcona Almond Vinegarette
  • Chorizo and Ham Croquettes
  • Seared Scallops with Cava and Orange
  • Roasted Pork with Spicy Mole Sauce
  • Chocolate Flan with Passionfruit
Brian Bennett
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FORZA ITALIA

Saturday,November 04 2017

11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Enjoy the big, bold flavors of Italy in this class that will teach you how to braise, brown and bake. Learn some delicious Italian staples, like Saltimbocca and Bolognese, which you can call on time and time again.

  • Chicken Saltimbocca
  • Vegetarian Rigatoni Bolognese
  • Braised Green Beans
  • Crispy Potato Confit
  • Apple Crostada
Will Lustberg
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PRIVATE EVENT

BOOKED PRIVATE EVENT

SOLD OUT

Saturday,November 04 2017

EVENING

Celebrating an occasion or interested in getting together with a bunch of friends? Book your next event with us and choose your own menu! Email info@hudsontable.com for more details.

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HANDMADE PASTA II

Sunday,November 05 2017

11:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Due to popular demand comes our second installation of handmade pasta. For those who have taken our handmade pasta class this class offers some added variety with some more complexity. No prerequisite of handmade pasta I required in order to take this class. This menu concludes with a dessert Ravioli! Chocolate Ravioli with a delicious Vanilla Mascarpone..

  • Pan-Seared Gnocchi with Brown Butter and Sage
  • Roasted Red Pepper Pasta Alfredo
  • Lamb and Mint Cannelloni
  • Chocolate Ravioli with Vanilla Mascarpone
Nicolle Walker
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BRUNCH: A LATE MORNING SALSA

Sunday,November 05 2017

11:00 am - 1:30 pm

Spice up your morning with a walk on the wild side.  Eggs in Purgatory will have you rethinking everything you thought you knew about eggs for breakfast, while Crispy Potatoes with Chorizo is a fun take on the classic hash browns.  End things on a sweet note with Homemade Churros con Chocolate.

  • Eggs in Purgatory
  • Crispy Fried Potatoes with Chorizo
  • Roasted Tomato Bread
  • Churros con Chocolate
Alex Ching
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TUSCAN KITCHEN

Sunday,November 05 2017

5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

No passport needed! Learn to re-create the beautiful, fresh flavors of the beautiful Tuscan countryside and transport your taste buds. Create a simple, fresh appetizer and learn the trick to the best risotto. Prepare then set your hearty stew to a simmer, while you sear your steak to perfection. Close the meal by learning to poach fruit and create a creamy, wine sauce to serve alongside.

  • Tomato Bruschetta on Grilled Country Bread
  • Risotto al Funghi
  • Florentine Steak
  • Tuscan Bean Stew
  • Poached Pears with Vin Santo Sabayon Sauce
Brian Bennett
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AN EVENING ON THE ITALIAN RIVIERA

Sunday,November 05 2017

5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

If you think Monaco is beautiful, join us for an evening celebrating the even more stunning Italian Riviera, anchored by the beautiful beaches of San Remo and the charming cliffside villages of Cinque Terre. While the Ligurian landscape is breathtaking, the food of this province of Italy is even more tantalizing – dripping with grassy olive oils, brightened with lemon, and bursting with fresh local seafood.

  • Antipasto Platter
  • Handmade Farfalle Pasta with a Duo of Pestos
  • Ligurian Seafood Stew
  • Lemon Tiramisu
Alex Ching
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Mommy and Me

MOMMY MONDAYS: BYOBABY MOMMY LUNCH

Monday,November 06 2017

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Join us for this one dish workshop with your baby (1 year old and under)! We’ll have toys for the babies in the room and we’ll make a delicious lunch that you can sit and enjoy.

  • Fall panzanella salad with butternut squash, baby spinach, cranberries and brussel sprouts
Sara Kartzmer Fry
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ALL ABOUT PEPPERS

Tuesday,November 07 2017

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Do you like peppers and spice? Join us as we cook through various peppers, discuss their wide range of uses, heat scales, and flavor profiles.

  • Homemade Jalapeno Poppers
  • Chili and Lime Grilled Shrimp
  • Thai Chili Steak
  • Habanero Glazed Brussel Sprouts
  • Chocolate and Cayenne Brownies
Alex Smith
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EASY WEEKNIGHT MEALS

Tuesday,November 07 2017

6:30PM - 9:30PM

Turn your weeknight from boring to brilliant with these easy and flavorful recipes. Miso Mustard Glazed Salmon with Sesame Broccoli gives fish a new flavor profile. Southern Style Chicken Pot Pie Stew with Drop Biscuits takes comfort to a whole new level. Seafood Scampi feels luxurious but won’t take up your entire evening. Quick and easy Olive Oil Pudding rounds out your meal with a little bit of sweet.

  • Miso Mustard Glazed Salmon with Sesame Broccoli
  • Chicken Pot Pie Stew with Drop Biscuits
  • Seafood Scampi
  • Olive Oil Pudding
Brian Bennett
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Chef's Table

A NIGHT WITH SALT + SEED

Wednesday,November 08 2017

7:00 pm - 9:15 pm

Hudson Table and SALT + SEED invite you to a Fall inspired 5 course vegan dinner. The menu will include traditional dishes with an inventive vegan twist. You’ll never think of vegan food the same way again.
  • Brussel Sprout Salad with Vegan Feta, Butternut Squash and Maple Vinaigrette
  • Portobello Pate with Balsamic Reduction
  • Lasagna Roll Up with Pesto Cashew Ricotta, Vegan Mozzarella and an Almond Bechamel
  • Eggplant Milanese with a Piccata Sauce and Fall Greens
  • Pumpkin Mousse Cake with Fig Compote
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GLUTEN FREE ITALIAN

SOLD OUT

Wednesday,November 08 2017

7:00PM-10:00PM

Mourn no more, gluten free Italians – we have a class for you!  Get your pasta fix in this gluten free spin on Italian classics.  Not gluten-free?  You won’t even know the difference!

*Note: Hudson Table is not a gluten-free facility, however the ingredients used in this class are gluten-free.

  • Homemade Ricotta Basil Ravioli with Tomato Pancetta Sauce
  • Chicken Cacciatore
  • Tuscan Style White Beans with Mushrooms
  • Chocolate Torta with Strawberry Sauce
Sara Kartzmer Fry
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PAELLA VALENCIANA AND CHURROS

Thursday,November 09 2017

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Enjoy a night of learning the ins and outs of creating Spain’s iconic dish of sautéed Bomba rice, chorizo, chicken, pork, shrimp and mussels cooked in a rich broth.  End the night by enjoying some freshly made churros finished off with a chocolate sauce that will melt your heart.

  • Paella Valenciana
  • Churros con Chocolate
Brian Bennett
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KOREAN FRIED CHICKEN JOINT

SOLD OUT

Thursday,November 09 2017

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Without sending offense to our Southern friends, no one makes fried chicken better than Koreans.  With its super thin and crispy skin and extra juicy meat, there’s a reason KFC has taken over Seamless accounts.  You’ll learn the secrets to the perfect fry and the classic accompaniments, such as kimchi fried rice – as well as some of our own OG twists.

  • Korean Fried Chicken
  • Kimchee Fried Rice
  • Rice Cake Mac and Cheese
  • Sesame Kale Salad
  • Cornbread
Eton Chan
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COUPLES NIGHT OUT: MEXICAN DATE NIGHT

SOLD OUT

Friday,November 10 2017

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Spice up date night with these authentic recipes from Mexico.  Forget antipasto, this antojito platter will have you rethinking your snack plates. You’ll explore chiles, tortillas, queso, and Mexican chocolate, practice the perfect sear, and find out just how easy it is to make churros at home.

*Please note that pricing is per couple.

  • Antojito Platter - Homemade Chorizo, Queso Fresco, Pico de Gallo, Guajillo Black Beans, Charred Corn Tortillas
  • Charred Tomato and Ancho Chile Salsa
  • Skirt Steak Carne Asada
  • Churros with Mexican Chocolate Sauce
Alex Smith
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COUPLES NIGHT OUT: A NIGHT IN ITALY

SOLD OUT

Friday,November 10 2017

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

In this couple’s class you will hit some of the best tastes of Italy, starting out with a delicious white bean dip, continue on to our classic pappardelle bolognese from our Handmade Pasta class and then finish the night off with a traditional tiramisu that you can recreate time and time again!

***Please note price is per couple***

  • Classic White Bean dip on toasted baguettes
  • Chicken Saltimbocca
  • Pappardelle Bolognese
  • Traditional Tiramisu
Sara Kartzmer Fry
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ALL ABOUT APPLES

SOLD OUT

Saturday,November 11 2017

11:00 am - 2:00 pm

There’s nothing like biting into a crisp apple in an orchard and bringing home a bushel of hard-earned pickings.  But what to do with falls most anticipated fruit?  From sweet to savory, this class explores the varieties and techniques for using up your fall harvest.

  • Brie en Croute with Apple Pecan Chutney
  • Butternut Squash Apple Bisque
  • Crispy Pork Chops with Apples and Onions
  • Cider Braised Greens
  • Candy Apple Floats
Nicolle Walker
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Demonstration

BRUNCH CLUB

Saturday,November 11 2017

11:00am-1:00pm

Join Hudson Table’s Brunch Club for a epic culinary experience in our open kitchen.  Watch as Chef Gene and his team whip together a series of dishes to order.  Select an option from each section of the menu (starters and mains) and enjoy a selection of shareable items for the table.  Bring your own libations for an easy Sunday morning.

*Note: We will reach out to request your menu selections one week prior to the Brunch Club.

  • Starters: Escarole Salad with Honey Crisp Apples, Pecorino, Rosemary-Walnut Oil or Avocado Toast with House Cured Gravlax, Tomato, Lemon-Dill Vinaigrette
  • Mains: 1) Brioche French Toast-Roasted Apples 2) Toasted Almond Brittle Pumpkin Spice Pancakes-Honey Butter, Bourbon Vanilla Maple Syrup 3) Duck Confit Hash with Root Vegetables, Sunny Side Up Egg 4) Omelette with Wild Mushrooms, Goat Cheese, Frisee Salad
  • To Share: Thick Cut Bacon, Wilted Spinach, Home Fries with Peppers and Onion
Gene Monaco
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SOUTHERN COMFORT FOOD

Sunday,November 12 2017

11:00 am - 2:00 pm

This is some foot-stompin’, soul-healin’ southern comfort food. We’re teaching you nothing but classic down-home comfort foods you’ll find on every corner in the American South – including the Holy Grail of Southern foods, fried chicken.

  • Biscuits and Sausage Gravy
  • Collard Greens with Smoked Bacon
  • Smoked Chili Creamed Corn
  • Buttermilk Fried Chicken Tender Sliders with Chile Honey
  • Pecan Pie Milkshakes
Alex Smith
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ENGLISH PUB GRUB

Sunday,November 12 2017

11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Come explore some of England’s most comforting foods as we show you how to make our take on the ultimate Pub Grub. Fish and chips, Shepherd’s pie, friends and maybe a pint or 2… We will supply the grub, you supply the pub!

  • Lamb Shepherds Pie with Baked Smashed Red Potatoes
  • Beer Battered Fish and Chips with Tartar Sauce
  • Creamed Spinach with Baked Eggs
  • Strawberry and Shaved Chocolate Eton Mess
Will Lustberg
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THE FISH MARKET: SEAFOOD BASICS

Sunday,November 12 2017

5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Demystifying fish and seafood cookery. This class covers practical knowledge like buying, storing, and learning how to properly cook fish. Specifically, how to grill and pan-fry fish. Also, learn to clean and cook shrimp and mussels.

  • Pan Fried Sole Fillet with Lemon Butter
  • Miso Glazed Grilled Swordfish
  • Steamed Mussels in Pernod, Garlic and Parsley
  • Linguine with Scampi in Tomato Cream Sauce.
Sara Kartzmer Fry
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Chef's Table

5 COURSE CHEF’S TABLE WITH ALEX SMITH

Monday,November 13 2017

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Sit back and enjoy as Chef Alex finishes off each 5 courses of fall’s most beautiful flavors around our open kitchen counter, each expertly paired with a glass of wine.  Wine pairing courtesy of Anna Zuck of Meridian Prime Imports. This intimate experience will be unforgettable – we guarantee it!

***Please be advised that because of the fresh ingredients that are bought on short notice, if you do have an allergy that would require a minor adjustment, please email us well in advance to confirm that we can accommodate you***

  • Dry Age Fat Roasted Sunchokes, Onion Soup Dip, Fermented Celery
  • Salt & Pepper Biscuits, Fermented Mushroom Jus, Thyme
  • Broccoli Salad, Toasted Chestnuts, Fried Egg Vinaigrette, Avocado
  • NY Strip, Buttermilk Daikon Rings, Preserved Fennel
  • Lemon Ricotta Doughnuts, Burnt Honey
Alex Smith
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ECLECTIC THANKSGIVING

Tuesday,November 14 2017

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

America is a big melting pot of cultures, so it makes sense that not every family celebrates Thanksgiving the same way.  Join us in this international spin on America’s favorite meal where you’ll turn classic holiday dishes into an eclectic, inspired meal.

  • Fried Brussels Sprouts with Vietnamese Chili Sauce and Toasted Peanuts
  • Charred Broccoli Salad with Bacon Buttermilk Dressing
  • Cast Iron Cornbread with Pancetta Maple Butter
  • Roasted Turkey Breast with Red Mole, Sesame and Tortillas
  • Apple and Aged Cheddar Tart
Alex Smith
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VEGAN THAI

Tuesday,November 14 2017

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Vegan doesn’t have to be boring! Come enjoy our ever popular “Simply Thai” class with a vegan spin. Learn how to work with ingredients like tofu and seitan and how to incorporate them into every day cooking. You won’t even miss the meat!

  • Seitan Satay
  • Vegetable Pad Thai
  • Thai Basil and Tofu
  • Mango and Papaya Salad
  • Fried Banana with Coconut and Sesame Seed
  • Thai Iced Tea
Nicolle Walker
The details
Chef's Table

3 COURSE CHEF’S TABLE WITH ALEX SMITH

Wednesday,November 15 2017

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Sit back and enjoy as Chef Alex finishes off each 3 courses of fall’s most beautiful flavors around our open kitchen counter, each dish will be finished right in front of you – feel free to ask questions as Alex describes the techniques used in each dish!

***Please be advised that because of the fresh ingredients that are bought on short notice, if you do have an allergy that would require a minor adjustment, please email us well in advance to confirm that we can accommodate you***

  • Ricotta and Egg Croquettes
  • Fresh Pappardelle, Smoked Lamb Ragu, Lemon, Mint
  • Beignets, Hazelnuts, Chocolate
Alex Smith
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Demonstration

MOZZARELLA AND RICOTTA MAKING/WINE TASTING

Wednesday,November 15 2017

7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Learn how to pull your own fresh mozzarella and watch a demonstration of fresh ricotta! Professional cheesemaker Jeanine Dargis will guide you through the process from milk to curd to finished cheese.

You will also indulge in a cheese and wine tasting with helpful tips on how to taste and critique any cheese like a pro. Depart with any leftover mozzarella and curd along with recipes and recommended reading. Wines provided by Lauber Selections – a division of Fedway Associates

*Please note that this class is part hands-on, part demonstration. While we will provide a wine tasting, you may also bring additional wine or beer to enjoy for the duration of the class.

  • Please see description
Jeanine Dargis
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Hands on

THANKSGIVING DINNER REHEARSAL

Thursday,November 16 2017

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Whether you lost your bid at hosting Thanksgiving this year or just want a chance to practice America’s favorite meal, this class will get your ready for the big day.  These classic Turkey Day recipes will be instant hits at your next Thanksgiving dinner – in-laws, consider yourselves impressed.

  • Cranberry Sauce
  • Roasted Brussel Sprouts
  • Green Beans with Pancetta
  • Roast Turkey
  • Sausage Stuffing
  • Pumpkin Pie
Alex Smith
The details
Hands on

FAST FOOD CRAVINGS PART 2

Thursday,November 16 2017

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Fast food cravings 1 not enough? Join us as we take another look at the fast food favorites including Panera, Panda Express, McDonalds and Wendy’s!

  • Panera Broccoli Cheddar Soup
  • Panda Express Orange Chicken Fried Rice
  • McDonalds McRib
  • Wendy's Frosty
Eton Chan
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Couples Night Out - Hands On

COUPLES NIGHT OUT: SEDUCTIVE FOODS

SOLD OUT

Friday,November 17 2017

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Whether it’s the menu or the food that makes your heart flutter, wind down from the week and prepare a lavish meal with someone special!  You’ll explore a range of cooking techniques, tantalizing your tastebuds with fresh ceviche and salad, amping things up with the ultimate steak and potatoes, and wrapping up with a rich and decadent creme brûlée.

****please note price is per couple****

  • Ceviche with Chiles, Lime, Coconut
  • Fennel and Charred Orange Salad
  • Porterhouse Steak to Share
  • Duck Fat Roasted Potatoes with Fried Rosemary
  • Vanilla Creme Brûlée
Alex Smith
The details
Hands on

QUICK BREADS

Saturday,November 18 2017

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

There’s nothing quite as satisfying as making your own bread – sweet or savory.  We will teach you the techniques for flaky biscuits and crusty focaccia, and our twist on classic cornbread. Finish with moist banana bread – it can win anyone over.

  • Jalapeno Cornbread with Bacon Honey Butter
  • Aged Cheddar and Scallion Biscuits
  • Rosemary and Black Olive Focaccia with Roasted Tomato Soup
  • Roasted Banana and Walnut Bread
Alex Smith
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Hands on

BRUNCH FOR A CROWD

Saturday,November 18 2017

11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Brunch hosts are the bests hosts.  We’ll teach you the hassle-free tricks to impress your guests with a rounded sweet and savory brunch menu – while still sleeping in.

  • Caramel Bread Pudding
  • Root Vegetable Hash
  • Baked Eggs in Spicy Tomato Sauce
  • Strawberry Mascarpone Scones
Sara Kartzmer Fry
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Hands on

PARISIAN BISTRO

SOLD OUT

Saturday,November 18 2017

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Immerse yourself in “The City of Lights” as you take on the best that this charming European city has to offer – on a plate.  Start off with a classic french onion soup and finish off with a perfect chocolate soufflé.  This perfectly balanced meal is one to die for!

  • French Onion Soup
  • Pan Grilled Sirloin Steak with Shallot and Red Wine Sauce
  • Baked Potato and Parmesan Gratin
  • Bittersweet Chocolate Soufflé with Grand Marnier Crème Anglaise
Alex Ching
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Hands on

FALL HARVEST

Sunday,November 19 2017

5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

When the weather cools down it’s time to warm up in the kitchen.  Celebrate the fall harvest with root vegetables, hearty greens, squash and pumpkin with dishes that make chilly fall nights a warming occasion.

  • Beet Hummus with Z'atar Pita Chips
  • Tuscan Escarole and Bean Soup
  • Thanksgiving Stuffed Acorn Squash
  • Sweet Potato Cakes
  • Pumpkin Mousse
Nicolle Walker
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Mommy and Me

MOMMY MONDAYS: FALL LUNCH

Monday,November 20 2017

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Calling all moms (dads & caretakers)!  Come join us with your 2-4 year olds to make pumpkin mac and cheese, cut up potential toppings, and build brownie bite turkeys.  Price is for one adult and up to 2 children between 2-4 years old.

  • Pumpkin mac and cheese
  • Brownie bite turkeys
Sara Kartzmer Fry
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Chef's Table

THANKSGIVING CHEF’S TABLE WITH ETON CHAN

Monday,November 20 2017

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Enjoy this interesting take on Thanksgiving courtesy of Eton Chan.  Sit back, relax and enjoy as he finishes off each dish in front of you while you enjoy a nice glass of wine around our gorgeous counter. Dana Scarrantino of Lauber Selections will be pairing a wine for each dish for you to enjoy!

***Please note that if you have any dietary restrictions we must be notified in advance to see if we can accommodate you***

  • Duck Proscuitto Oyster Rockefeller
  • Butternut Squash Soup Dumpling
  • Coddled egg with Stuffing and Mash
  • Fried Turkey with Cranberry Fried Rice
  • Pumpkin Spice Tiramisu
Eton Chan
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Hands on

ADVANCED FLAVORS OF THAILAND

Tuesday,November 21 2017

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Whether you’ve taken our beginners Thai class, or want more authentic dishes for your repertoire, learn how to make your favorite Thai restaurant delicacies in this level two class.

  • Shrimp Tom Yum Soup
  • Massaman Chicken Curry
  • Vegetarian Pad Thai
  • Stir Fried Watercress
  • Pumpkin Coconut Custard
Alex Ching
The details
Hands on

HOLIDAY PIES TO GO

Tuesday,November 21 2017

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Learn how to make your favorite holiday pies just in time to pack them up and take them to your holiday party! Each pair will be taking home 4 whole pies!

***Price is per pair and every pair will be taking home one of each pie on the menu. Light snacks will be provided***

  • Perfect Pie Crust (demoed)
  • Graham Cracker Crust
  • Classic Pumpkin Pie
  • Cranberry Cherry Pie
  • Banana Cream Pie
  • Apple Crumb Pie
Cassie Carlstrom
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Hands on

COUPLES NIGHT OUT: DINNER IN THE ETERNAL CITY OF LOVE

Friday,November 24 2017

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Let your taste buds do the traveling, as you prepare and enjoy dinner like the Romans do. Your classic Italian meal starts with an antipasto, followed by a pasta course, then a traditional meat course. Finish with a creamy tiramisu. Bring your appetites for this one!

***Please note price is per couple***

  • Artichoke Bruschetta
  • Pasta all'Amatriciana
  • Mini Porchetta
  • Tiramisu
Alex Ching
The details
Hands On

COUPLES NIGHT OUT: SOUTHWESTERN SUMMER

Friday,November 24 2017

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Southwestern cuisine is so much more than cheesy plates of rice and beans. This class highlights the fresh flavors of the American Southwest that are as diverse as it’s landscape. You’ll get to practice your knife skills and sear the perfect pork chop, too!

***Please note price is per couple***

  • Charred Corn Salad
  • Tomato and Peach Chutney
  • Bone in Pork Chop and Potato Roast
  • Apple Ring Pancakes with Bourbon Syrup
Brian Bennett
The details
Hands on

DONUT MAKING 101

Saturday,November 25 2017

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Learn how easy it is to make fresh donuts in this baking class. You will prepare different fillings, and have a variety of toppings to build your perfect donut!

  • Yeast Donut Dough (Partially demoed)
  • Cake Donut Dough
  • Marshmallow Fluff
  • Vanilla, Chocolate, Lemon, Nutella and Salted Caramel Pastry Cream
Cassie Carlstrom
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Hands on

FALL INTO VEGETARIAN

Saturday,November 25 2017

11:00am-2:00pm

Fall is upon us, making it a great time to learn how to make some new vegetarian dishes that will become staples in your kitchen. Start off with a delicious tomato soup topped off with cheesy croutons and finish off with a take on your classic peanut butter and jelly by turning it into a mousse parfait!

  • Roasted Tomato Soup with Cheesy Croutons
  • Pan-Seared Cauliflower Steak with Pomegranate Vinaigrette
  • Pasta with White Beans and Greens, Garlic Rosemary Oil
  • Vegan Peanut Butter Mousse Parfaits with Jelly Compote
Sara Kartzmer Fry
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Hands on

COUPLES NIGHT OUT: NIGHT OF ROMANCE

Saturday,November 25 2017

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Some meals were meant for sharing. In this couple’s class you will shuck oysters and sear Beef Wellington to perfection. Sit down together to enjoy your delicious meal. End the night on a sweet note with a decadent chocolate cake.

***Please note price is per couple***

  • Oysters with Champagne Mignonette
  • Brussels Sprouts with Caramelized Pancetta
  • Individual Beef Wellington
  • Molten Lava Cake
Brian Bennett
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Chef's Tasting

BRUNCH CHEF’S TABLE – 3 COURSES WITH WILL LUSTBERG

Sunday,November 26 2017

11:00 am - 1:30 pm

Be the first to experience this amazing morning – a 3 course brunch chef’s table presented by our chef.  Watch as he creates 4 amazingly detailed brunch dishes before your eyes.  Each dish will be finished directly in front of you while you sit back relax and enjoy a mimosa or glass of prosecco (courtesy of Meridian Prime Distributors)!

  • House Cured IPA Salmon - Pickled Beet, Pumpernickel, Orange Crème Fraiche, Dill
  • Scotch Egg - White Cheddar Grits, Arugula, Pear, Candy Pecan, Red Endive
  • Salted Caramel Pretzel Crusted French Toast w/ Maple Bourbon Ice Cream
Will Lustberg
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Hands On

HANDMADE PASTA

Sunday,November 26 2017

11:00 am - 2:30 pm

For pasta connoisseurs and beginners alike, this is your opportunity to make pasta from scratch.
We will create pasta of all shapes and sizes ranging from ribbon styles (pappardelle and linguini) to filled (ravioli). Learn to replicate these techniques at home as we mix the old fashioned way – by hand.

  • Fresh Egg Pasta
  • Pappardelle alla Bolognese
  • Shrimp Scampi Linguini
  • Spinach Ricotta Ravioli with Pesto Genovese
Brian Bennett
The details
Hands on

SECRETS OF CHINESE STIR FRY

Sunday,November 26 2017

5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Ever wonder how Chinese restaurants keep their shrimp tender and yet crispy on the outside? This class shows you the secrets and techniques of stir-fry and the proper use of a wok.

  • Shrimp Stir Fry
  • Pepper Beef in Crispy Vermicelli Noodle Nest
  • Stir- Fried Chinese Broccoli with Sesame and Garlic
  • Chinese Fried Rice
  • Banana Spring Rolls with Salted Caramel Sauce
Alex Ching
The details
Demonstration

SUNDAY ITALIAN FEAST

Sunday,November 26 2017

6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Come enjoy this amazing night of classic Italian dishes being cooked right in front of you. Chef Gene will be cooking up some of the classics all night. Feel free to ask questions, or potentially even join in to help throughout the night. Michael Murphy will be performing live for guests to enjoy as well!

 

  • Antipasti- Cured meats, Italian cheeses, Olives, Hot Peppers
  • Macaroni- Sunday Gravy, Meatballs, Whipped Ricotta
  • Chicory Salad- Shaved parm, Creamy Italian dressing
  • Rice Pudding- Rum Raisins, Cinnamon
Gene Monaco
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Partial Hands On

HAND DIPPED CHOCOLATE MAKING

Monday,November 27 2017

7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

In this class you will learn about bonbon making and tempering. You will work with fresh cream ganaches, make hand dipped bonbons and have fun decorating them with a number of professional techniques. In time for the holidays you will be able to create beautifully handrafted chocolates. Whatever you will not eat during the class you will be able to take home and share with your family and friends. You will use only high quality French dark chocolate and fresh ingredients. Some of the ganaches you will taste are dark chocolate and ginger, cinnamon and Madagascar vanilla and other fall flavors.

  • Please see description
Federica Heiman
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Hands on

A TASTE OF SOUTHWEST INDIA

Tuesday,November 28 2017

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

India’s Malabar coast is away from the city bustles, known for serene palm-tree lined beaches and tea-covered hills, and it’s spices – which have dictated its vibrant and fragrant cuisine.  This tastebud tingling class gets you outside your culinary box with curries, chutneys, fritters, and aromatic rice.

  • Cauliflower Bhaji
  • Mango Chutney
  • Keralan Seafood Curry
  • Lemon Rice
  • Cabbage Thoran
  • Palada Payasam
Alex Ching
The details
Hands on

RAMEN

Wednesday,November 29 2017

6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

What do you do when you’re craving RAMEN? Forget going to Manhattan or Mitsuwa’s! Fix up a proper bowl at home. In this class, you will learn how to make ramen broth, roast pork, and izakaya fried chicken. We’ll also have some steamed buns and fried shishitos on the side while you slurp on that “o-soo-soothing” bowl of RAMEN NOODLES!!!!!

  • Ramen Broth and Tare
  • Poached and Roasted Pork
  • Ramen Toppings
  • Fried Shishito Peppers
  • Crazy Jane’s Chicken Wings
Eton Chan
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Hands on (Couples Night)

COUPLES NIGHT OUT: AT THE TRATTORIA

Thursday,November 30 2017

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Bon appetito! Start out with a delicious tomato stew, then move on to a classic roast pork dish with a creamy mushroom risotto. Finish your evening off with a lemon tart brûlée that is to die for.  ***Please note price is per couple***

  • Pappa Al Pomodoro
  • Herbed Roast Pork (with Rosemary, Sage and Garlic)
  • Risotto Con Funghi (Mushroom Risotto)
  • Lemon Tart Brulee
Nicolle Walker
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Chef's Table/Competition

LIVE 3 COURSE CHEF COMPETITION: CHEF BRIAN VS CHEF CHEZ

SOLD OUT

Thursday,November 30 2017

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Come and experience a night like nothing else as you watch Chef Brian face off against Chef ChezDechellis in a 3 course battle, chopped style.  We will provide some light apps on arrival then watch as each chef will receive mystery ingredients and be faced the task of creating an appetizer, a main course and a dessert using each of the ingredients.  You will get a first hand look at every step while you enjoy a fun cocktail party with a wine tasting courtesy of Dana Scarantino of Lauber Selections – a division of Fedway Associates. Not only that but you, the guest, will be the judge, getting to decide which chef gets the 1st place dollar prize and which gets the 2nd place. You will get a plate of each chef’s 3 courses as well! This night will be one to remember and one you will never experience anywhere else!

  • Mystery baskets to be determined closer to the event - please be advised that because of this, no food allergies can be accommodated
Brian Bennett and Chez Dechellis
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