Our Cooking School

The Daily Meal just voted us among the
top 25 places in America to take cooking classes!
(and the #1 non-professional school in NYC)  

Home Cooking New York StudentsWHAT TO EXPECT

Welcome! Home Cooking New York offers intimate hands-on cooking classes at our SoHo cooking school. Each 2 1/2 hour class is $100 and has a maximum of 10 students.  You’ll receive a complete recipe packet and enjoy a full sit-down meal at the end of class with your classmates. Our classes are BYOB, and you are welcome to bring a bottle to share at the sit-down meal.


Yes, our classes are hands-on, coupled with demonstration-style teaching. Everyone is situated at their own cutting board/chef’s knife station around a large wooden worktable that accommodates the whole class (10 people max). We work together as a group, with the chef at the head of the table. We focus on knife skills, preparing ingredients for cooking, and we strive to find every opportunity to offer you a hands-on experience at the stove and at your station, all within the spacial parameters of a single stove/family-style kitchen. We ask for volunteers to assist in all cooking.


What to Eat & How to Shop
Before you can even begin to cook, you must choose your groceries, wisely. This 2-hour seminar led by HCNY founder Jennifer Clair will help guide you through the supermarket, aisle by aisle. The link above will highlight the full curriculum.  Next class: Tuesday, January 16 at 6pm.


We have partnered with Airbnb to offer an exclusive local food tour of NYC’s biggest and most beloved market: Union Square Greenmarket. We’ll eat, shop, and head back to our school where we’ll cook up a feast with our bounty. Full details and registration is here.


We are also available to teach private classes at our school or in your home! Please visit our private classes page for detailed information.


If you would like to read a few reviews of our classes (or 700+), please browse and return here to register.


We are thrilled to have partnered with Reclaimed Organics so that 100% of the school’s food scraps are composted.



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