It's  back to school time! Treat yourself to a fun learning experience and join a hands-on Italian cooking class at Rustico Cooking in the heart of NYC! Sign up now for our Gnocchi Workshop on September 17 at noon and save: for a limited time, this hands-on class with lunch and wine is just $95 per person - see below for details!


September 17 at 12 pm: Fresh Gnocchi Workshop

  • Ricotta Gnocchi with Roasted Sweet Peppers, Tomatoes, & Olives
  • Potato Gnocchi in Basil Pesto
  • Chive-Scented Bread Gnocchi in Sage Butter Sauce
  • Baby Greens with Balsamic Vinegar & Olive Oil
  • Cranberry & Pistachio Biscotti

For a limited time, buy this class and save $15 per person! Gnocchi are the busy cook's best friend. They take moments to make (assuming you have a good working recipe); they never fail (again, assuming you have a good working recipe); and they cook in no time. They can be made ahead or even frozen, and they pair beautifully with a variety of sauces. And best of all, they can be made with all manner of ingredients, not just potatoes...


September 9 at 6 pm: Ligurian Cooking

  • Classic Focaccia with Sea Salt
  • Cheese-Filled Ravioli in Basil Pesto
  • Chicken Cutlets with Artichokes, White Wine, & Pine Nuts
  • Herb-and-Cheese-Stuffed Zucchini
  • Best-Ever Ricotta Pandolce

We'll begin by making focaccia, a recipe so simple, yet so versatile, that you will surely make it time and again at home. (There's a simple trick that we'll share with you in class, and you'll be amazed at what a difference it makes to the texture of the focaccia.) We'll make delicate cheese-filled fresh ravioli, sweet basil pesto…


September 10 at 12 pm: Italian End-of Summer Feast

  • Cheese-Filled Focaccia from Recco
  • Cavatelli Pasta with Burst Grape Tomatoes, Arugula, & Ricotta
  • Slow-Cooked Chicken with Olives, Rosemary, & White Wine
  • Tuscan Panzanella Salad (Bread, Tomatoes, & Basil)
  • The Ultimate Tiramisu

In this new class, you’ll learn five classic Italian recipes as well as essential techniques of Italian cooking: working with semolina flour, making cavatelli pasta from scratch, whipping up the lightest tiramisu...


About our hands-on cooking classes


At RUSTICO COOKING classes, you’ll learn plenty of amazing cooking techniques, meet fun people, and enjoy a fabulous meal paired with wine! We have classes on Fridays at 6 pm and Saturdays at 12 pm. Some classes feature an entire menu from appetizer to dessert; others focus on a specific technique or ingredient (Pizza Class, Pasta Sauce Class etc...). Check out our full calendar


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