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“The More you adapt, the more interesting you are”
-Martha Stewart
 
 
Local Epicurean is introducing our new private classes and private lounge parties during these unusual times. These private events mirror our popular classes including meals in a private setting for two to forty-eight guests.

Cancellation Policy & Late Arrivals
You must contact us at least 72 hours prior to your scheduled reservation to reschedule without incurring a reschedule fee. If you cancel your reservation within 72 hours of your scheduled reservation there is a $25.00 per person reschedule fee.

If your late arrival causes your class start time to be delayed 30 minutes or more there is a $25.00 per person fee. There is a possibility we may not be able to go-forward with your class due to your late arrival and other classes scheduled around your reservation. In this case, there is also a reschedule fee of $25.00.

Deposits & Payments
All deposits and payments are non-refundable but are fully transferable if rescheduled within six months of original reservation date. 
 
Get cooking & get social – safely…

 

Offered Seven Days per Week

With start times of:
11am – Noon – 1pm – 2pm – 3pm – 4pm – 5pm – 6pm  7pm



Advance reservations are required by phoning (616) 206-5175.
Monday classes are available by request for large parties.


Private Cooking Classes
Choose any of our classes for your day or evening class.  Join us as a party of two or up to ten guests that are known to you.  If you have an existing reservation or a gift card you may apply the value of that purchase toward the class of your choice.



Epicurean classes are designed for the adventurous foodie in all of us. For beginners and experienced cooks alike, our hands-on classes offer practical and advanced techniques for making your own delicious creations, and help you build your culinary abilities. During your class, imported cheese, pesto, baguettes, and infused beverages are served to enhance your culinary experience - these are included in the price of the class. After your class, you are elgible for 50% off an Epicurean membership, which includes 5 complimentary bags of pasta throughout the year and 10% off all non-alcoholic purchases at our store.

CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE CLASS GIFT CERTIFICATES

 

 

Steak & Raviolo Brunch

Best Brunch in GR!
In this class, guests learn to make delicious egg & cheese "Raviolo"
~The Class Roman Breakfast~

Menu
1st Course
Burrata Caprese Salad
heirloom tomatoes / 25 YO balsamic / EVOO

2nd Course
Tenderloin Raviolo
whole egg & cheese stuffed raviolo atop pan seared
beef tenderloin with bearnaise sauce

3rd Course
Gelato Tarts
vanilla bean gelato / lemon curd / berries
$99.00 per person

Offered Seven Days per Week
11am, Noon, 1pm, 2pm, & 3pm
Reservations (616) 206-5175

 

 

Asian Scissor Noodle Class & Three Course Dinner
Upon arrival join our chef instructor to make and assemble your hand made Asian dinner and dine on each course as it’s completed
Menu
Pan Seared Prawns with melon, Ancient Scissor Cut Noodles, Cherry Blossom Ice Cream
$99.00 per person

 

 

The Pasta “100 Series”
Three Course Meal after your class featuring your Hand-Crafted Creations, Caprese Salad, Lemon Basil Gelato

Pasta 101
“Pasta Fundamentals”
Learn to make pasta practically without special equipment Rolled / Ribbons & Ravioli

Pasta 102
“Seasonal Gnocchi”
Guests infuse pasta with Parmesan cheese & fresh herbs to make unique & delicious Gnocchi

Pasta 103
“Roulade”
Rolled Lasagna Class
Perfect this most unique Italian lasagna featuring seasonal sauces and ingredients: 
Spring & Summer = Cheese & Mushrooms
Autumn & Winter = Cheese & Butternut Squash

“Pasta 100 Series” $99.00 PP

 

 

Fog Smoked Risotto Class & Dinner
Guests learn the art of perfect Risotto making then enjoy a three-course dinner of Panzanella Salad and their Custom butternut squash Risotto finishing with handmade Amaretto Gelato
$99.00 per person
 
 
Calabria Rack of Lamb
Learn the secrets of making authentic Rack of Lamb, rosemary pecorino pesto and hand made handmade spaghetti – surrounded by a first & third course of Romaine Wedge Salad With Sun-dried Tomato Vinaigrette and Lemon & Mint Gelato
$99.00 per person
 
 
Sicilian Scampi Carbonara
This class features the best of the Island of Sicily beginning with Burrata Caprese Salad, Shrimp Scampi with Pancetta & hand Made Tortellini / Tomato & Basil Sauce & Lemon & Basil Gelato
$99.00 per person
 
 
Diver Scallop  
Guests prepare with our instructor a rich three course dinner beginning with Lemon Goat Cheese Wedge Salad, Pan-seared Lemon Scallops atop fresh Angel Hair Spinach Cream Pasta, and a luscious finale of House made Lemon Mint Gelato
$99.00 per person
 
 
Piedmont Black Truffle
Arugula salad with truffled Brie croutons, Bordeaux dark cherry balsamic vinaigrette complimented by hand made fettuccini with fresh black truffles, foraged mushrooms & parmesan cream sauce. Complete this delicious combination with vanilla bean-chocolate truffle gelato drizzled with truffle honey
$109.00 per person


Ligurian Lobster
From Italy’s famous region for shellfish comes this delicious menu of Roasted Garlic Wild Caught Prawn Scampi with Fennel & Tomatoes followed by a rich Lobster & Cheese Lasagna baked with a Fortified Sherry & Shellfish Cream Sauce – then indulge in Lemoncello Gelato & Caramelized Pears
$129.00 per person (Available 12/1/2022 – 4/1/2023)


Umbrian Steak
The Umbrian region of Italy is best known for Beef & Red Wine. We combine both in this unique class featuring – Burrata Caprese Salad, Seared Garlic Steak topped with Wild Ramp Butter, handmade Linguini with Sun-dried Tomato Pecorino Pesto & Chocolate Tiramisu Gelato
$99.00 per person
 
 
Chicken Parmesan “Parma” Dinner
The region of Parma, Italy  known for cheese and of course classic Chicken Parmesan. Begin this delicious meal with a roasted garlic romaine & prosciutto wedge Salad and then learn the art of true Chicken Parmesan with handmade Fettuccini and fresh Blistered Tomato Sauce then on to Lemon Basil Gelato
$99.00 per person
 
 
 “A Night in Naples”
“Seasonal Favorite”
Enjoy this classic menu featuring a classic Panzanella Salad and handmade  Butternut Squash & Ricotta Ravioli layered with a rich Butternut & Sage Cream Sauce.  Finish this classic meal with Spiced Pumpkin Gelato & Candied Pecans
$99.00 per person
 
 
Dinner in Venice
Enjoy this delicious northern Italian meal while dining on Roasted Garlic Caesar Wedge Salad featuring handmade Five Cheese Tortellini tossed with Beef Bolognese Sauce and a grand finale of Lemon Mint Gelato
$99.00 per person
 
 
Tuscan Dinner
Guests prepare with our instructor an authentic three course Tuscan dinner beginning with a classic Caprese Salad tossed with our house made mozzarella, Roast Chicken Cannelloni with a Marsala Wine Sauce and lastly a luscious just made Chocolate Tiramisu Gelato. Class attendees dine on each course as it’s completed.
$99.00 per person
 
 
Eggplant Parmesan Lasagna
Begin this delicious Roasted Garlic Caesar Wedge Salad and learn to make classic Cheese Stuffed Eggplant Parmesan Lasagna topped with Blistered Tomato Basil Sauce then indulge in handmade Lemon Basil Gelato
$99.00 per person

 

Advance reservations are required by phoning (616) 206-5175.

CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE CLASS GIFT CERTIFICATES

** Private Classes are available at anytime for groups of 2 - 48 guests.**
Cooking class deposits and payments are non-refundable but are fully transferable to future events with us.

** Please ask about Group Discounts.**