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Dinner Party Cooking Class in Saint Augustine

Dinner Party Cooking Class in Saint Augustine

A 2-hour brunch or dinner class in our home kitchen or outdoor patio.  Learn to make a healthy version of your favorite French classic dishes, or ask Chef AlexG to create a surprise menu.  Classes are small (limited to 8 people for a public class, up to 10 people for a private class) and customized to your likes and dislikes.  


    Please use the contact form and we'll get in touch with you to book the class.  Online booking coming soon.  

  • Chef AlexG WINTER MENU 2023


    We look forward to hosting you. I am a very versatile chef, and I love preparing all kinds of dishes - vegetarian, seafood, poultry, meat or sweets. A lighter French cuisine influenced by the world. We use fresh organic and local produce and work with our farmers, but the wine is French :)

    Please let us know if you have any allergies or strong dislikes. 

    Your $90 booking includes one of the following Winter menus (prices may change around holiday times).

    Entire class must agree by consensus - please let us know your preferences. Public classes are limited to 8 guests) 



    A.  Lightly Smoked Fresh Salmon Basted with Noisette Butter. 

    -  Green Sweet and Sour Rice Cake

    -  Tomato Provençale


    Upgrade 2 adds

    -  Salmon Poached in Champagne. 

    - Asparagus with Asparagus Sauce and Balsamic Reduction



    B.  Steak Haché with Green Peppercorn Sauce (Fancy French Hamburger) 

     - Gratin Dauphinois (Potato Gratin) 

     -  Salad Composée. 


    Upgrade 2 the above is replaced by 

    - The Bistro Classic 

    Steak au Poivre (NY Strip) or Entrecôte (Skirt Steak) Marchant de Vin



    C.  Poulet Chasseur (Hunter Style Chicken) 

       - Potato/Parsnips Purée 


    Upgrade 2 the above is replaced by

    - Paupiettes of Chicken Stuffed with Mushrooms, Sage and Fennel



    D. Shrimp à l’Américaine

    - Rice Pilaf with Lemon and Saffron

    - Butternut Squash Fondant 


    Upgrade 2 adds.

    -  Coconut Shrimp 


    - Asian Shrimp Salad



    E. Vegetarian Meal

    - Mushroom Risotto or Beet Risotto 

    - Cauliflower Gratin 


    Upgrade 2 adds. 

    - Grilled Portobello with Green Peppercorn Sauce 



    F. Seasonal Pasta Tasting Dinner

    - Salad of Winter Crudités


    The Two-Pasta recipes class is $120/guest, minimum of 2 guests.

    Upgrade 2 adds. 

    - One more recipe to make the class a Pasta Trio Tasting Dinner.



    G. The Dessert Class

    - Served with Cocktail and Appetizer

    The two-dessert class is $120/guest, minimum of 2 guests.

    Upgrade 2 adds. 

    - One more recipe to make the class a Dessert Trio Tasting Dinner.


    Review our upgrades to enhance your experience (pay in person when you are at the class :) 


    Optional Upgrade 1: 

    This option offers a customized class to accommodate allergies and personal requests, as well as a welcome cocktail or mocktail and a thank you sweet.

    Additional $30 / person. 

    (This option will apply to all guests in your individual booking.) 


    Optional Upgrade 2: 

    This includes Upgrade 1 plus an appetizer to accompany the cocktail or mocktail.

    A second or upgraded entrée recipe and more involved techniques.

    A desert made by the chef will close the meal. 

    This class is 30 to 45 minutes longer. 

    Additional $50 / person.

    (This upgrade will apply to all guests in your party) 


    Optional Upgrade 3: 

    A deluxe customized menu with cocktail, appetizer, desert and your choice of entrée (local catch of the day, Mayport shrimp and Gulf coast pink shrimp, grass-fed meat, duck, lamb, etc). Upgrade 3 offers a more personal experience, expanded menu possibilities and more involved te