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.


Hot-off-the-press, our first cookbook is based on our best-selling class: Six Basic Cooking Techniques. Take a peek; it is an unbeatable gift for yourself or any novice cook.


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, March 27 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.


If you would like to read a few reviews of our classes (or 850+), 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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