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Upcoming Classes

Discover quick kitchen tips to healthy, seasonal recipes for every table. Check out our upcoming class offerings below and make your plans for a delectable evening with the Butter Beans cooking experience. One complimentary glass of wine included with every class!

Classes are held at Asphalt Green Battery Park City Culinary Center, 212 North End Ave, New York, NY 10282.


Spring 2017 Cooking Class Series:

Cinco de Mayo Fiesta!Ak3G2OXFSZmMl7Ck5yig_tamales-sauce-5316  
Thursday, May 4 | 7-9pm
On the Menu: Fresh Corn Tamales – Red Beet Salsa – Corn Pancakes – Black Bean Tostadas – Fruit Guacamole – Plátanos Fritos con Crema de Coco y Miel (Sautéed Bananas with Coconut Cream and Honey)

Colorful festivities and meals con la familia are sights that enrich the lively culture of Mexico. Learn to create seasonal, nutritious twists on classic dishes as we celebrate the flavors of Cinco de Mayo in this festive cooking class. We’ll end the class on a sweet note with our take on the traditional plátanos fritos con crema de coco y miel, a deliciously simple dessert that’s perfect for your next fiesta!

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Thursday, May 18 | 7-9pm
On the Menu: Potato Gnocchi with Kale Pesto – Tagliatelle with Marinara Sauce – Ricotta Ravioli with Wild Mushroom Sauce – Bibb Lettuce Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette

Make authentic, fresh pasta from scratch! Immerse yourself in vibrant Italian “cucina” with our Butter Beans chef who will guide you in creating mouthwatering pasta dishes and accompanying sauces. Discover the best filling and sauces for your dishes, and learn the secrets of making authentic pasta. Join us as we knead, roll, shape and simmer our way to a delightful Italian pasta dinner!

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Thursday, June 1 | 7-9pm
On the Menu: Vegetable Pad Thai – Coconut Curry Soup – Banana Leaf Mango Sticky Rice – Thai Iced Tea

Skip the take-out and take a journey through the street markets of Bangkok. The aroma of fragrant curries and spices will be sure to make your mouth water! Enjoy the tastes of Thailand as our Chef Instructor guides you in stir-frying, infusing, and simmering our way through the kitchen in this one-of-a-kind culinary excursion.

Farm-to-Table Pizza NightRosemary-Focaccia-Recipe-6
Thursday, June 8 | 7-9pm
On the Menu: Classic Margherita with Tomato Sauce – Fresh Ricotta, Kale Pesto, and Mozzarella Pizza – Ham and Caramelized Onion Pizza – Caprese Salad with Fresh Mozzarella and Local Basil

Ready to up your pizza party game? Discover how to craft the perfect whole wheat dough from scratch in this hands-on, collaborative cooking class. With taste buds guiding the way, we’ll explore New York City’s local pizza heritage while celebrating the traditions of Italian pizza making. Local toppings from the market will make for a true farm-to-table experience not to be missed!

Brunch for DinnerSpinach-Quiche  
Thursday, June 15 | 7-9pm (Sold out!)
On the Menu: Spinach and Gruyere Quiche – Sweet Potato Hash – Whole Wheat Dutch Baby – Avocado Toast with Heirloom Cherry Tomatoes and Pumpkin Seeds

Brunch out on the town is an experience to behold on any given weekend in New York City. If you’ve ever tried getting a table for five on a Saturday afternoon in Manhattan, you know what we’re talking about! Skip the line and learn the secrets of an unforgettable brunch this Mother’s Day! You’ll discover how to balance sweet and savory tastes, as we cook up classic favorites and trending brunch dishes (#avocadotoast) in this celebratory cooking class. 

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Thursday, June 22 | 7-9pm
On the Menu: Sweet Potato and Kale Spanish Tortilla – Patatas Bravas – Pan con Tomate – Roasted Cauliflower & Manchego Empanadas – Calçots (spring onion) with Romesco Sauce

Discover how to create delicious tapas in this colorful, culinary journey inspired by the streets of Spain. You’ll taste, savor, and create beautiful small plates using fresh, seasonal ingredients and a dash of creativity. Transform your next dinner gathering and delight your guests with your newly gained skills in the art of Spanish tapas!