Justin-Thyme Personal Chef Service
Cooking Classes in Tampa, FL
Justin-Thyme Personal Chef Service provides exciting individual or group cooking classes to the Tampa bay Area!
Learn secret techniques used by professional chefs! Your personal chef will guide you through the principles of fundamental cooking methods that you can depend on for a lifetime! We came up with our interactive cooking classes to teach a wide range of cooking styles, techniques and ingredients to individuals or better yet, groups of friends!
Our cooking classes have since evolved from a hands on instructional session to a new type of dinner party focusing on restaurant style plate presentation along with useful tips and behind the scenes tricks used by professional chefs. The concepts and professional techniques learned will not only improve cooking skills, but also strengthen confidence, creativity and imagination.
The cooking class begins with a discussion of the days' menu along with a run down of the "prep list." Students then learn to chop, dice, whisk and cook their way through the recipes of the day, with the chef providing experienced hands and guidance. The work for the individuals is simple and exciting. After the food preparation is complete, students get to enjoy the fruits of their labor. The class is wrapped up with a brief open discussion where students have a chance to ask any questions about the day. Clear and easy tips on shopping and handling for new and exotic foods and flavors are provided, as well as entertaining and wine pairing ideas. Each cooking class is about 3 hours. All requests are considered.
One-on-One Cooking Classes
With your personal chef providing experienced hands and guidance, you'll learn to chop, whisk and cook your way through your personally designed 3-Course menu.
3 Hour Cooking Class: $125 + Groceries
Set of 3 Cooking Classes/ 3 Hours Each: $450 + Groceries
Romancing the Stove (Couple's Cooking Classes):
Our most popular service! Whether you're looking for the perfect romantic date night activity, birthday or anniversary gift, we guarantee you an deliciously fun time! Surprise your significant other with a personal chef hosted cooking class in the comfort of your own kitchen! Your personal chef will arrive with all the ingredients necessary for the menu so all you have to do is chop, dice, whisk and cook your way through the recipes of the day! Be sure to ask about our gift certificates for this awesome service!
3 Hour Cooking Class: $200 + Groceries
Group, Interactive or Demonstration Cooking Classes
The class begins with a discussion of the days' menu along with a run down of the prep list. Your personal chef will demonstrate and guide you through the preparation of your personally designed 3-course menu and provide a taste (1/2 portion) to your guests either buffet style or with optional sit-down table service.
Prices starting at $75.00 per guest from 4 to12 people plus cost of food
Discover the art of Japanese sushi under the guidance of an expert instructor! Do you love Sushi but hate spending a ridiculous amount of money to eat it? Then enroll in our sushi classes for a hands-on, exciting cooking class that will teach you all the skills you need to bring your favorite sushi dishes to life! You can then put your knowledge to the test and impress your friends with a Sushi party of your own. Sushi cooking classes range from beginner to advanced!
Styles of sushi covered:
slices of fish or other items on pads of rice
rolled sushi (including handrolls, temaki)
fish and other items served on top of a bowl of sushi rice
squares or rectangles of pressed rice topped with vinegared or cooked fish, made in a wooden mold
including chakin-zushi or fukusa-sushi, ingredients wrapped in a thin egg crêpe; and inari-sushi, with ingredients stuffed into a small pouch of fried tofu
sliced fish that is served with a bowl of sushi rice on the side
2 three-hour classes for only $250.00 plus cost of food
Learn how to make tempura too!
Tempura is sure to please even the pickiest
of eaters. Our tempura cooking class menu includes shrimp, kabocha, lotus root, string beans, sweet potato, broccoli, mushroom
and chicken tempura. Our sauces include green tea glaze and yuzulemon as
well as home made dipping sauce with daikon radish and ginger.
Creative Corporate Team Building Activities!
What better way to personalize a team building activity than to do it through FOOD! Our cooking classes provide an excellent activity for corporate team building! You can customize the menu to your team or your industry!
Cooking classes range from beginner to advanced!
Basic cooking classes include learning knife skills, kitchen safety, and introductory recipes that are simple, healthful and delicious.
Advanced cooking classes include learning a particular cuisine or cooking skill.
Travel charges of $25 to $50 may apply at time of service
for customers requiring excessive travel time.
Personal chef service available to Tampa, FL and the surrounding areas including Tampa bay, St Pete and Clearwater.
Cancellation Policy: If a cooking date is cancelled 24 hours or less prior to scheduled date, the personal chef deposit is not refundable (This does not apply to rescheduled cooking classes or other personal chef services).
If you any have questions about our cooking classes or would like to book a dinner party or purchase a customized gift certificate, please call us today at:
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