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Cooking Parties & Team Building Events

Host a private cooking party or team-building event in our New York City cooking loft. You choose the menu! For groups of 12 to 150 people. Request a specific date, email, or call (917) 602-1519.

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Cooking Class Gift Certificates

Rustico Gift Certificates: Give the food lover in your life the ultimate gift: a gift certificate for a hands-on cooking class in New York City. Recipients can redeem certificates for any cooking class on the calendar so they have total freedom! We will email you a copy so that you can give it right away... Complete the gift by adding a Rustico Cooking apron... your gift will be remembered long after the class is over!!!

"Absolutely delightful is the way I described last night's class to my girlfriend. I had the best time; I think we all did. What a splendid class! What splendid food! Truly, it was the best in my experience. I'll be back for more." Charlie, NYC

"My sister and I enjoyed your class immensely. She said it was the best birthday gift I ever gave her! How's that for a beginner of Italian cooking???" Juliet, NYC

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April 25 only: Northern Italian Cooking Class

Don't miss this one time-only cooking class if you are a lover of northern Italian cooking! Learn to prepare Light-as-Air Potato Gnocchi with Truffled Shiitake Mushroom Sauce; Roasted Chicken in Honey-Balsamic Glaze; Cabbage Bundles Stuffed with Ricotta, Pancetta, & Parmigiano; Lemon-Garlic Caramelized Brussels Sprouts; Individual Apple and Maple Syrup Cakes with Crunchy Cinnamon Sugar & Vanilla Ice Cream. Once the cooking is done, we'll enjoy a seated dinner paired with wine. Reserve here!

Book your private cooking party now! The cost is just $135 per person plus gratuity!

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