Cooking Classes

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Need some new inspiration in your cooking??
Do you want to expand your cooking skills??
Have fun exploring new topics and ingredients in your cooking!

Creating great food doesn't have to be a "chore"! You will learn chef secrets for making the ordinary into something extraordinary and all the while making cooking fun! These classes are topical and not beginner basics although beginners are certainly encouraged to take these classes. We have a good time in these classes so don't miss out. You'll meet some new people and laugh a lot!

Small (8) classes..as we prepare a fabulous menu while providing step-by-step direction for each dish. The relaxed style of our cooking school allows for some hands on preparation and lots of interaction. You will leave each class confident and totally prepared to make the same dish at home.

Recipe packages are provided for students to take home. Classes usually include an appetizer, soup or salad depending on the subject. All classes include several entrees and dessert, so bring an appetite. Wine and beverages are available for purchase.

Cooking Classes make a great Father's Day, Mother's Day or Holiday gift!

Cooking Classes

Mon, 01/19/2015 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

No expertise needed, the dishes are simple yet elegant. This class is for people who love fish but may need some new ideas and expand their repertoire. We'll introduce you to...

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm

Julia Childs brought French Cuisine to America back in the 70's..and since then Americans have had a love affair with French Cuisine. French Restaurants are great but we want...

Mon, 02/02/2015 - 6:00pm - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 8:30pm

We had to make some hard choices when it came down to which pasta sauces were our favorites..With so many good ones to choose from it was tough.. We will be making a class...

Mon, 02/09/2015 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm

call Leslie for details....she wants to do some seasonal desserts......but not sure exactly what they will be as of this post. What is certain is that this will be a learning...

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm

Tired of that same ole steak? If you are a steak lover or have a significant other who likes steak, you'll enjoy this class. The versatility of one of our favorite meats is...

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm

Tired of that same ole steak? If you are a steak lover or have a significant other who likes steak, you'll enjoy this class. The versatility of one of our favorite meats is...

Mon, 03/02/2015 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm

This is a class I have wanted to do for a long time.. Many dishes that were popular in the 40-80's have for the most part disappeared from the culinary landscape. Some for good...

Mon, 03/09/2015 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

When I am in Chicago I always make a point of going to Rick Bayless's Mexican Restaurant, Fonterea Grill or the upscale Topolobambo...serving extraordinary "Authentic" Mexican...

Mon, 03/16/2015 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm

Many cultures/countries have great cuisine..The Philippines..Mexico..Basque Region of Spain..Thailand..Vietnam..Jamaica..are just a few of the countries that have a distinctive...

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm

The art of uncomplicated cooking.. Most all of you have cooked some form of Yankee Pot Roast or chicken and dumplings and you know how that elicits an expression of familiar...

Mon, 05/18/2015 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm

Quick..easy..delicious, with an eye on elegant.. We will offer inspiring ideas for building meals around the season's best produce and fruits..We will make light meat/poultry...

Call Leslie Today to Sign up for Classes - 802-463-4929

Classes will be posted on our calendar as we post them. We do classes from October-May. Some topics are very popular so sign up early! Become a Facebook friend of Leslie's Tavern at Rockingham and get the "latest info", recipes from past classes, new recipes and topical information.

Classes are Monday evening from 6 to 8:30pm - $55 paid in advance. Participants get 10% off items purchased at Thyme to Cook on class day (with exceptions). Ask about special classes for groups up to eight. Cancellation and refunds are subject to 24 hours notice. Classes with less than 4 students will be cancelled and money will be returned.

To reserve a class spot, please call Leslie at 802-463-4929 or 802-428-4077. Make out a check to Leslie Marston and send to Leslie's Tavern, 660 Rockingham Road, Bellows Falls VT. Sorry, we do not accept credit cards for classes.