Private Cooking Lessons

Chef Marla Mendelsohn offers private classes for individuals, couples and small groups in her Northern New Jersey professional kitchen or at her clients’ homes.

Classes are custom tailored to meet the interests and needs of each group. No matter your age or cooking experience, Marla offers cooking lessons and group classes for everyone. Whether you’d like a private lesson or a small group class you’ll have lots of fun while learning.

Learn basic cooking skills or master the perfect soufflé.  Whether you are interested in one or two sessions or a series of classes, learning is fun AND delicious with Cook Ease!

Cooking Lesson Ideas:

  • ABCs of Cooking-The Basics
  • Knife Skills
  • Cooking from the Farmer’s Market
  • Cater your Own Dinner Party
  • Useful Kitchen Tips
  • Cooking with a Disability
  • Cupcake Decorating
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Adult Group Classes

Think of the fun, gathering a group of friends and family for one or a series of cooking lessons!

Church and synagogue groups, men’s clubs, sisterhoods, work colleagues and families enjoy spending time together cooking great cuisine in a fun and entertaining atmosphere. Classes can be designed to suit each group’s interest.

  • Healthy choices
  • Regional/Ethnic menus
  • Cooking basics – ABC’s of cooking
  • Cake/cupcake decorating
  • Knife skills
  • Easy chicken dinners
  • Homemade pasta and sauces
  • Gnocchi and gnudi
  • Sweet and savory baking
  • Easy entertaining – do ahead strategies
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Children’s Group Cooking Classes

Children and Teenagers have a blast learning hands-on to cook and bake easy and creative recipes. They enjoy a basic introduction to kitchen skills, learn about ingredients and how to work together to create delicious foods they will be able to do at home.

Get together at Cook Ease’s professional kitchen or your home, school, community center, church or synagogue.

New Jersey Cooking Classes for Children
  • 8 – 12-year-old Theme Classes
  • Parent & Teenagers
  • Grandparent & Preschooler
  • Birthday Parties
  • Classes for Handicapped Students
  • Teen Culinary Adventures
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Cupcake Class

Teen Cooking Classes

Teenagers have a blast in the kitchen. Introduce teens to preparing healthy and delicious menus in Marla’s professional North New Jersey kitchen or your own.

Plan a teen cooking challenge, a parent-teen event, Sweet Sixteen, birthday party or club outing.  Learn kitchen skills, prepare meals or have a bake-off…it will definitely be memorable and tasty!

  • Cooking basics – ABC’s of cooking
  • Cake/cupcake decorating
  • Knife skills
  • Make pasta and sauces
  • Fun breakfasts
  • Easy Dinners
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TEEN CHEF CHALLENGE: a fully participatory cooking class series featuring customized menus. Learn life long skills through collaboration and competition. Students will prepare full menus, learn knife skills, cooking techniques, secret kitchen tricks and EAT WELL! Each class includes a competition, the “Firecracker challenge” where teams compete to make the best ???? Judges critique the finished goods.

Be part of the action!!

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