March 2019

Noodles, Gnocchi, and Sauce

Nothing says comfort quite like a steamy bowl of fresh pasta. And when it’s handmade with love, dinner at home becomes a heavenly feast! Learn how to use a pasta machine to make fresh pasta with some familiar as well as unexpected ingredients, the NGI way. You’ll also be making ricotta from scratch, melt-in-your-mouth gnocchi, and the perfect accompanying sauces. Don’t be surprised if you find yourself booking a flight to Naples in the near future. Each class is built…

Cheryl Perry

Tuesday, March 19

6:30pm — 9:30pm

Demonstration, Hands-On

The Perfect Pie Crust

What tastes better than a fresh baked pie? A pie with a perfectly tender and flaky crust! Master baker Cheryl Perry will guide you through the techniques and science behind making the perfect crust while highlighting delicious flavors. Students will learn the science and technique behind a flaky pie crust and how to make unique fillings from scratch. Each class is built upon techniques, with multiple recipes covering the various techniques. Although students will not have hands on experience with…

Cheryl Perry

Wednesday, March 20

6:30pm — 9:30pm

Demonstration, Hands-On

Vegan Burgers That Rock

Get ready to be inspired with these plant protein packed burgers. When you choose to have a burger, it should satisfy your craving for a hearty, simple meal. This one of a kind menu will get your creative juices flowing, and you’ll find new alternatives to explore when making a meat free patty and unique condiments to adorn them with. Each class is built upon techniques, with multiple recipes covering the various techniques. Although students will not have hands on…

Cheryl Perry

Friday, March 22

6:30pm — 9:30pm

Hands-On

Gluten-Free Quick Breads

Fresh warm bread is always a great way to start the day, add to a meal or have as a quick snack. Suitable for breakfast, snacking, topping, or a side dish, quick breads deliver a lot of flavor and light, airy texture. What if you have an intolerance to gluten? Learn how to create wheat free flour blends to make satisfying, fluffy and yes, gluten-free savory and sweet quick breads that deliver everything we love about their conventional, wheat-based counterparts. Once you try these…

Cheryl Perry

Monday, March 25

10:30am — 1:30pm

Hands-On

Hearty & Healthy Whole Grains

Learn how traditional grains originally cultivated thousands of years ago have withstood the test of time. Ancient grains are prized for their sustenance and rich nutritional profile. These chewy, nutty superfoods are easy to prepare and are rich in B-vitamins, soluble and insoluble fiber, complex carbohydrates, protein, and minerals. Whether you are avoiding gluten or just looking for ways to transform them into innovative, modernized dishes, they are the perfect complement to your diet. Learn to identify, select, and prepare grains including millet,…

Richard LaMarita

Monday, March 25

6:30pm — 9:30pm

Demonstration, Hands-On

Power Bowls That Heal: Mind, Body, and Soul

Do you want to increase your mindfulness? Try eating your meals from a bowl. Trends may come and go but the power of having a nutritious meal from one bowl is an age-old concept that is making its way back to mainstream. Join us in the kitchen to learn just what to put in your bowl, that will offer you a healthier more mindful way to enjoy a meal. Each class is built upon techniques, with multiple recipes covering the…

Cheryl Perry

Tuesday, March 26

6:30pm — 9:30pm

Hands-On, Lecture

Elegant Vegan Cupcakes

These gourmet cupcakes are almost too pretty to eat! Join us for a sweet evening of baking, filling, and decorating vegan cupcakes with dreamy pastel frostings, all made from natural ingredients. You’ll learn a variety of decorating techniques from our expert chef – everything from piping flowers and ribbons to adorning with chocolate lace and candied fruit peels. Leave with your own box of goodies to enjoy as well as the inspiration and know-how to create flawless cupcakes every time.…

Cheryl Perry

Wednesday, March 27

10:30am — 1:30pm

Demonstration, Hands-On

Vegan & Gluten-Free Baking

Whether you need a midday pick-me-up, a sweet after-dinner course, or a show-stopping centerpiece for your holiday dessert table, you’ll be sure to impress with these simple yet spectacular recipes. Join our NGI chef in whipping up some tasty treats from all-natural ingredients such as almond flour, maple syrup, coconut oil, agar, flax seeds, and fresh fruit. You’ll make buttery nut crusts, pastry cream from fresh almond milk, decadent brownies, and more. And yes, everything is vegan and gluten-free! Each…

Ann Nunziata

Friday, March 29

6:30pm — 9:30pm

Hands-On

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