November 2018

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. FAQ

Ann Nunziata

Tuesday, November 27

6:30pm — 9:30pm

Hands-On

Vegan Holiday Cupcakes

These festive cupcakes are almost too pretty to eat! Join us for a sweet evening of baking vegan cupcakes in your favorite holiday flavors. You’ll make your own frostings, all from natural ingredients – no powdered sugar or margarine in sight. Then we’ll decorate our miniature cakes with piped swirls and roses, all topped with fresh fruit and edible flowers. Leave with your own box of goodies to enjoy, as well as the inspiration and know-how to create dazzling cupcakes for…

Cheryl Perry

Wednesday, November 28

6:30pm — 9:30pm

Demonstration, Hands-On

Veganize it! Comfort Food Classics Made Vegan

Veganize classic comfort foods! In this class our NGI chef will reveal how to turn your favorite foods such as pizza, creamy soups and pie into vegan versions while still keeping bold flavors. FAQ

Cheryl Perry

Friday, November 30

6:30pm — 9:30pm

Hands-On

December 2018

Gluten-Free and Vegan Breakfast

For mornings when a simple breakfast just doesn’t get you groovin’, treat yourself to this hearty, wholesome feast . Join our expert NGI chef in learning how to brighten up all of your breakfast favorites, using health-supportive vegan and gluten-free ingredients. Celebrate the new day with fresh nut milk, zesty tofu scramble, and savory “sausage”. This 5-star menu is so versatile, it can take you beyond breakfast … why not sleep in and make pancakes for dinner?​​ *Each class is…

Alexandra Borgia

Sunday, December 2

10:30am — 1:30pm

Demonstration, Hands-On

Nut Milks and Cheeses: Sweet Edition

Is your sweet tooth craving something creamy and comforting, but without all the dairy or highly-processed vegan products? Fresh-made nut-milks are easy to make, nutrient-dense, and absolutely delicious. Learn the fundamentals to making “milk” at home, as well as some advanced techniques to transform them into luscious desserts. *Each class is built upon techniques, with multiple recipes covering the various techniques. Although students will not have hands on experience with each recipe, they will learn techniques for each and be…

Olivia Roszkowski

Monday, December 3

6:30pm — 9:30pm

Hands-On, Lecture

Upgrade Your Desk Lunch

A great lunch should be a delicious and healthful mid-point meal between breakfast and dinner, sustaining your energy and helping you avoid crashing in the second half of the day. Join our NGI chef for a full menu that will inspire you to make more satisfying desk lunches and less Standard American Diet meals. Whether you meal prep your lunches for the week or take leftovers from dinner, this class will give you the opportunity to learn how to make a variety of…

Richard LaMarita

Wednesday, December 5

6:30pm — 9:30pm

Demonstration, Hands-On

The Vegan Mezze Platter

If you’ve ever wondered how to build the perfect platter for parties, events or an alternative to the everyday weeknight supper, Mezze is what you are looking for. Traditionally, it is a selection of small dishes served before a meal. We’ve kept with its traditional roots and vamped up the style to show you how to create your own tasty Mezze platter for any occasion. This class will give you a healthful modern approach to the classic Mezze plate. Serve…

Cheryl Perry

Wednesday, December 5

6:30pm — 9:30pm

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! FAQ

Ann Nunziata

Friday, December 7

6:30pm — 9:30pm

Hands-On

Knife Skills

Learning to use a sharp knife properly and safely is essential to good cooking. You’ll prepare your meals in half the time as you effectively master knife techniques for mincing, dicing, slicing and more. You’ll learn how to select and care for your knives as well as how to sharpen and hone them along with your skills. A satisfying, seasonal vegan meal will be served from the ingredients you cut. *Each class is built upon techniques, with multiple recipes covering…

Alexandra Borgia

Saturday, December 8

10:30am — 1:30pm

Hands-On

Vegan Holiday Feast

Delight your guests with an amazing vegan and gluten-free holiday dinner. Join Chef Ann Nunziata in giving thanks to your health while preparing a festive feast that is free of meat, dairy, eggs, wheat, white sugar and synthetic vegan imitation products. You’ll learn how to navigate the kitchen like a pro with basic knife skills and proper cooking techniques to create a satisfying meal of vegetables, whole grains, beans, nuts, fresh herbs, and spices for a stress-free holiday! FAQ

Ann Nunziata

Sunday, December 9

10:30am — 1:30pm

Hands-On

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