Cooking Classes


Welcome to Hudson Valley Cooking Classes~ Our classes are taught by Holly Shelowitz, Culinary Nutrition Educator.  For the past 17 years Holly has inspired thousands of people get into their kitchen and cook. We are thrilled to be in our new home. Our beautiful kitchen is located in the showroom of Rhinebeck Kitchen and Bath and is stocked with the highest quality kitchen tools from Warren Kitchen and Cutlery.
Our classes focus on fresh ingredients prepared to bring out maximum flavor. Throughout the class, Holly gives lots of helpful nutrition information, time saving tips and knife skills to make it easier for you to get dinner on the table and lunch in your box with grace and ease. You will learn about herbs/spices/ingredients and condiments that make the simplest ingredients taste like a restaurant meal. Spend time in your kitchen daily and you will be rewarded in many ways. Gather with friends and family around the stove and table and your life will be blessed.
Each 3 hour class includes hands on cooking lessons, a recipe packet to take home and a delicious dining experience enjoying the fruits of our labor. Our classes are limited to10 people to provide the attention and space for a wonderful class.
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Bring friends and make new ones as we chop, slice and stir up a great meal together.
BONUS** When you take a class, you receive a gift card for 10% off a purchase at Warren Kitchen and Cutlery.
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All classes take place at  Rhinebeck Kitchen & Bath
6783 Route 9 Rhinebeck, New York 12572
Group hands on cooking classes are $125 per person per class, unless noted. Paypal buttons are below.
You can also call us to pay by phone at 845.658.7887
GIFT CERTIFICATES!! Group cooking classes make great gifts!
Purchase your gift certificates here $125
Gift Certificate
Participants enjoy a 3 hour cooking class, a delicious meal with new friends, a recipe packet to take home and a savings coupon to save 10% at Warren Kitchen and Cutlery. We look forward to seeing you in the kitchen! Once we receive your payment, you will receive a confirmation email within 24 hours. We can email you a beautiful gift card that you can easily print out to give.
Please note:There is a 6 month expiration date for gift certificates.  
Private cooking lessons make fantastic gifts. A private cooking lesson for up to 3 people includes a 3 hour cooking session, all ingredients, knife skills lesson, a printed set of recipes and a full sit down dinner with a take home care package. We do the shop, you come to the kitchen and we have a great time. I can also teach in your kitchen, depending on the location.
Learn more details about our private cooking lessons here.

Pay for them below.
Private Cooking Lesson
Create a private cooking class with your friends or family! Learn more details  here
“Super fun, delicious food and I learned so much. I met so many nice people and I’ve already registered for another class. I’m excited to make these recipes at home” RB
Winter 2016/2017 Class Calendar
Winter is the perfect time to gather in the kitchen and make new friends while chopping, slicing and stirring up delicious ingredients. These recipes will become your favorites!
All recipes are naturally gluten free, using fresh, local ingredients and organic whenever possible. If you have food allergy or sensitivity, let us know. All classes will have vegetarian options. Be sure to let us know as soon as you register so we can be prepared and take good care of you.

***Special Daytime Semi Private Classes. Small class limited to 6 people***

Sheet Pan Suppers
Wednesday, December 28 1pm $155 per person

Are you often stumped about what to make for dinner? I’ve got a solution for you that will seriously rock your world!
We will meet at the market, create our menu on the spot as we gather the freshest ingredients, then head over to my kitchen and prepare an amazing meal with dessert!
Sheet Pan Suppers

Wonderful Winter Wonders
Friday December 30 1pm $155 per person

We will meet at the market in Rhinebeck, shop for class together, then head over to my country kitchen and prepare a sumptuous meal and dessert. Limited to 6 people.
On the menu:
Chicken en Papillotte (chicken wrapped in parchment paper and baked) (vegetarian options)
Roasted Butternut Squash
Garlicky Green Beans with Almonds
Magical Chocolate Mousse
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Evening Classes
Favorite Soups of the Season- Friday, January 6th 6:00-9:00pm $125
Start the new year on a high note.
Learn how to prepare these flavorful soups to soothe your body and warm your soul in any season.

Chock full of Goodness Chicken Soup
14 Carrot Gold with Fresh Turmeric
Tuscan White Bean Soup with Kale
Asparagus Soup with Leeks
Favorite Soups
Global Palate Series
Learn about the flavors from around the world to excite your senses and add zing to your table.
Journey to Morocco- Enjoy the exotic aromas and tastes of Morocco.
Friday January 13th 6:00-9:00pm
Moroccan Chicken Stew
Almond Apricot Quinoa
Aromatic Carrot Salad
Dates with Sweet Rose Almond Paste

Global Palate Series-
Learn about the flavors from around the world to excite your senses and add zing to your table. 

Journey to Thailand – Friday, February 3rd 6:00-9:00pm $125

Thai Coconut Soup with Ginger, Lime and Chicken
Wild Cod with Sizzling Vegetables and Thai Flavors
Jasmine Rice with Coconut Curry Sauce
Tapioca Coconut Pudding
Journey to Thailand


Cancellation Policy
If you cancel with more than 3 days notice, your payment will be held for a future class. With less than 3 days notice, (72 hours) there are no refunds or credits. You are welcome to send someone else in your place. If you are registering more than 3 people for a class, 2 weeks notice is required for cancellation. You are always welcome to send someone else in your place. Because so much time, planning and expense goes into creating each class, we do not offer any refunds. We are very sorry about this.