ICE's Cooking Parties Are Available In-Person And Online
Our in-person events are back! Enjoy a hands-on cooking party with friends and family in our professionally equipped kitchens. We offer a range of menu options to fit your tastes and dietary needs.
If you still prefer to gather virtually, we have you covered. Our private cooking classes range from one to two hours with live, professional chef instruction via Zoom. You will get an opportunity to see and interact with your group, connect with them, learn new cooking skills, ask questions as you go plus go more in-depth with a Q&A session at the end of the class, and enjoy a 10 to 15 minute hangout after your guided demonstration.
View themed menu options:
Love tacos and ever wondered how they are made? You belong to this class. Chef Frank Proto will work with you in a few simple steps and to make wonderful edible wraps to carry some of your all-time favorite taco fillings.
- Homemade flour tortillas
- Lime crema
- Adobo chicken
- Pickled red onions
- Simple syrup
- Classic margarita
ICE will teach you how to make a classic paella from Valencia, in addition to one of Spain’s most popular tapas – pan con tomate – and a refreshing Spanish wine cocktail.
- Classic paella Valenciana
- Pan con tomate
- Tinto de Verano
Plant-based and clean eating: We got you. Spend an exciting fun couple of hours and learn how to make these three summers and fall favorites.
- Watermelon gazpacho
- Sesame crusted tofu
- Garlic-fried cauliflower rice
Miss your regular happy hours and the familiar sweet smells of your favorite NYC bakery? We are bringing you two easy, breezy recipes that will not take more 1.5 hours of your time.
- Lemon short bread cookie
- Lemon thyme elderberry martini
Explore the unique ingredients, simple techniques of Thai cooking, one of the most distinctive of Southeast Asia. In this VIRTUAL class, you’ll learn to cook authentic versions of some of the country’s most popular recipes.
Menu No. 1
- Summer rolls with dipping sauce
- Pad Thai
- Mango Sticky Rice
Menu No. 2
- Beef or chicken satay with peanut dipping sauce
- Coconut Jasmine rice
- Yellow chicken curry
- Deep-fried bananas
Steak is always a satisfying dinner, but it gets more of a boost when paired with bourbon. Join us virtually for a night of steakhouse cuisine, where you will savor classic flavors updated with bourbon notes. You will prepare and enjoy:
- Wedge salad with crispy bacon, blue cheese and bourbon vinaigrette
- NY Strip steak au poivre with bourbon-cream sauce
- French green beans with caramelized shallots
- Bourbon sour
Bold whiskey and hearty steakhouse dishes make the perfect couple. In this virtual class you will make a meal that puts whiskey to use, including:
- New York strip steak with mushroom-whiskey sauce
- Whiskey-glazed carrots
- German-style hash brown potatoes
- Manhattan or old fashioned
New York City has some of the most famous steakhouses in the country. These classic establishments are known for a distinctive homey atmosphere and a trademark cuisine that has been pleasing diners for decades. Spend a virtual evening learning the techniques and recipes you need to replicate your favorite steakhouse experience at home. You'll make and enjoy.
- Caesar salad
- Grilled New York strip steak with buerre maitre d’hotel
- Creamed spinach
- Classic gin or vodka martini
Whichever way you fill them, wrap them or cook them, dumplings are a fantastic quick and easy bite. In this virtual class, an ICE chef will teach the techniques to properly prepare these mainstays of Asian cuisine. We will focus on the dumplings of China and Japan as you make:
- Pan-fried vegetable gyoza with spicy dipping sauce
- Pork and chive dumplings with black vinegar dipping sauce.
Make fresh handmade pasta as well as two sauces in this virtual class. A chef will guide you through preparing fresh handmade pasta dough, which you will shape into pici and cacio e pepe, plus pesto from scratch.
Whether you like your pizza with a thick or a thin crust, with tons of sauce or no tomato at all, this virtual class will give you a repertoire that includes just about everyone’s favorite. With online guidance from our chef-instructor, you’ll start by making pizza dough, and while the dough is rising, prepare various toppings and a quick tomato sauce.
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Customizations and Upgrades
Our event director will work with you to customize the menu you have in mind with the option of delivering enhancements to your guests, such as:
- Chef hats or aprons
- Kitchen tools or accessories
- Party favors
- Select ingredients, like a spice blend!