Detox Menu at Cook&Go
Tuesday, January 8th, 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Lighter fare like Genmaicha Green Tea and Granny Smith Mackerel will be the focus of this course. You will get hands-on instructions on preparing a three-course meal that will leave you satisfied but light on your feet. $39 for one session. Cook&Go, 443 West 16th Street (between 9th & 10th Ave), New York, NY; sign up here
Family Workshop at Cook&Go
Tuesday, January 8th, 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Get your kids in the same room as you with a fun cooking class where you prepare Brazilian chicken skewers, dark chocolate muffins and a fresh orange dessert. $49 for one session. Cook&Go, 443 West 16th Street (between 9th & 10th Ave), New York, NY; sign up here
Wednesday, January 9th, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Be a gelato chef for a couple of hours. Don't worry about being sad when it's over—you'll have your pint of creamy gelato to console you. $96 for one session. Mia Chef Gelateria, 379 3rd Avenue, New York, NY; sign up here
A Taste of Thai
Wednesday, January 9th, 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Bring a little exotic flavor to your kitchen after learning the basics of Thai cooking in this class. Restaurant favorites like Pad Thai and Chicken Satay will be taught. $95 for one session. Camaje, 85 MacDougal Street, New York NY; sign up here
Cheese & Beer 101 w/ Kris Garrand
Thursday, January 10th, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Can't decide whether you're a bigger cheesehead or beer nut? You don't have to in this class headed by The Bedford Cheese Shop's Kris Garrand. $55 for one session. The Bedford Cheese Shop, 67 Irving Place (between East 18th & 19th St), New York, NY; sign up here
Hearty French Fare for a Cold Winter Night
Thursday, January 10th, 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Seek shelter from the below-freezing temps in Camaje's warm kitchen, where you'll turn out stick-to-your-bones grub like Coq au Vin (Red Wine-Braised Chicken with Mushrooms & Bacon). $95 for one session. Camaje, 85 MacDougal Street, New York NY; sign up here
Small Bites, Big Sips – Calvados Wines of Normandy
Friday, January 11th, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Enrich your knowledge of wine with this primer on calvados, distilled apple cider from Northwest France. Not only will you learn the brewing process and various labels, but you will also taste various types, cocktails and recipes like Chicken Liver Pate with Apple and Calvados. $75 for one session. Cooking by the Book, 13 Worth Street, 3rd Floor (between Hudson St & W. Broadway), New York NY; sign up here
Saturday, January 12th, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Walk two hours in the life of a judge in an international cheese competition. Complete with score sheets and wine, this course will school you in discerning subtle flavors, aromas and textures of cheese. $75 for one session. Artisanal Premium Cheese, 483 10th Avenue, Suite 200 (between West 36th & 37th Streets), New York NY; sign up here
Monday, January 14th, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Fondue party at The Bedford Cheese Shop! There will be libations. $55 for one session. The Bedford Cheese Shop, 67 Irving Place (between East 18th & 19th Streets), New York, NY; sign up here