Discover the fun and flavor of farm-to-table cooking while forging fun new memories in the kitchen!

After School Cooking Classes

Throughout our classes, budding chefs will:
  • Explore seasonal and local ingredients as we prepare tasty and nutritious dishes.
  • Learn skills in tasting and seasoning, various culinary techniques and vocabulary.
  • Discover global cuisines and gain an appreciation for foods from seed to table.
 To bring after school cooking classes into your child’s school, contact:  classes@butterbeanskitchen.com

Birthday Parties

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You’re celebrating! Let us help you create the experience that you and your family will remember for years to come. Partygoers will receive recipe handouts, create their very own chef hats, and take home a special Butter Beans party favor and recipe.  

Birthday Parties take place on weekends at Asphalt Green Battery Park City  212 North End Ave


With dozens of recipes and hands-on workshops in our portfolio, we will help build a birthday program that best meets the needs of your community. Our food education and wellness initiatives highlight the delicious benefits of healthy eating, celebrate the flavors of local produce through internationally-inspired recipes, and create memorable and hands-on food experiences for all participants. Birthday party attendees will discover the confidence and fun of being “food explorers” as they learn about farm-to-table cooking, gardening, and food science in a supportive environment through taste and flavor.

Suggested party programs include:


April2“Pizza Party!” – Ready to up your pizza party game? Discover how to craft the perfect whole wheat dough from scratch in this hands-on, cooking party. With taste buds guiding the way, we’ll explore New York City’s local pizza heritage while celebrating the traditions of Italian pizza making. Decorating funny faces with colorful local toppings from the market will make for a true farm-to-table experience not to be missed! Guest Giveaways:  Mini Pizza, recipe and child-friendly knife.


images-1“Bonsai Bonanza” -We will have “soy” much fun creating our very own sushi!  Get ready to julienne, wrap and roll colorful and seasonal vegetables and sticky rice as we explore this Japanese-inspired tradition of sushi-making. Bonsai Bonanza is sure to let the good times roll! Guest Giveaways:  Take-home sushi,  recipe and green reusable chopsticks.



black-bean-tostadas-su-x“Farm to Fork Fiesta” Lettuce turnip the beet! In this festive culinary celebration, junior chefs will create traditional Mexican dishes with a local New York City twist in a colorful, hands-on cooking adventure creating black bean tostadas with fruit guacamole.  Guest Giveaways:  Take-home tostadas, recipe and child-friendly knife.

Contact:  For more birthday party info and pricing, call 212-369-9880 x 2993 or email parties@asphaltgreen.org