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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 16 and older
Average Class Size: 10
System Requirements:

You will need a reliable Internet connection as well as a computer or device with which you can access your virtual class. We recommend you arrive to class 5-10 minutes early to ensure you're able to set up your device and connection.

Class Delivery:

This class will be held via Zoom unless otherwise specified.

Flexible Reschedule Policy: This provider has flexible, free rescheduling for any-in person workshop. Please see the cancellation policy for more details

What you'll learn in this culinary (meals) class:

Instead of ordering out, why not learn how to make an excellent shawarma platter (with all the trimmings!) at home?

  • Homemade Pita Bread
  • Shawarma (Lamb, Chicken, and/or Cauliflower-Chickpea)
  • Chopped Salad
  • Tahini-Garlic Sauce

How these virtual classes work:

  1. After registering, you will be sent a link to log into the class at the appointed date/time. 
  2. One day before the class you will be sent a copy of the recipes we'll be making, so you can cook from them again after the class.
  3. Classes are 90 minutes and will have a maximum of 10 households attending each session. 
  4. This is a great opportunity to cook alongside friends and family! You can invite them to register their own households to join in the class, using the link in your confirmation email.

SHOPPING LIST for SHAWARMA

Because grocery shopping is not so easy these days, here is a sneak peek at what you will need in case that is helpful. This is enough food to feed 4 people:

  • ½ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • Kosher salt and a pepper mill
  • 2 teaspoons active dry yeast (about 1 packet)
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 2 1/2 cups all purpose-flour
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon coriander
  • ½ teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 2 lemons
  • 1 large red onion
  • 1 pound fresh tomatoes (cherry, grape, or any good looking tomato), 
  • 1 bag romaine hearts
  • 1 pound lamb shoulder or boneless, skinless chicken thighs, cut into 2-inch cubes
  • ½ cup tahini
  • Hot sauce (any kind, optional)

Remote Learning

This course is available for "remote" learning and will be available to anyone with access to an internet device with a microphone (this includes most models of computers, tablets). Classes will take place with a "Live" instructor at the date/times listed below.

Upon registration, the instructor will send along additional information about how to log-on and participate in the class.

School Notes:

You’ll receive a complete recipe packet and enjoy a full sit-down meal at the end of class with your classmates. Our classes are BYOB, and you are welcome to bring a bottle to share at the sit-down meal.

There is no sit-down meal for the following classes:

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Our classes are hands-on, coupled with demonstration-style teaching. Everyone is situated at their own cutting board/chef’s knife station around a large wooden worktable that accommodates the whole class (10 people max). We work together as a group, with the chef at the head of the table.

We focus on knife skills, preparing ingredients for cooking, and we strive to find every opportunity to offer you a hands-on experience at the stove and at your station, all within the spacial parameters of a single stove/family-style kitchen. We ask for volunteers to assist in all cooking.

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Refund Policy

FOR ONE-TIME CLASSES:

All classes are non-refundable. For cancellations prior to the 48-hour mark, we are happy to offer credit for a future class. If you need to reschedule with less than 72 hours notice, please reach out directly to Home Cooking New York: [email protected]


FOR BOOTCAMP CLASSES:

Boot camp registrations are not refundable, but are transferable to another boot camp if you give us more than 1 weeks’ notice if you need to change your start date.


What can I do if I have to miss a class during a Boot Camp?

We understand that finding 6 consecutive weeks on your calendar to book a Boot Camp can be challenging, but because of the volume of Boot Camps we offer, we cannot offer you a make-up class if you cannot make one or more of the classes. As a consolation we have two options, for those who need to miss a class within a Boot Camp series:

1) Send a friend in your place (and make them cook you a meal based on their new skills, as repayment!), or

2) Opt for our "Plan B" program:

You are welcome to attend any of our classes that still has an open seat 48 hours before it runs. That way you can take another class and we are just filling empty seats, as opposed to giving you a seat in a future class that would otherwise have been paid for. This does require that you keep tabs on our schedule to see what is available (the number of open seats is part of every class listing)

Plan B does not have any expiration date; just be in touch with me directly when you find a class that works for you.

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Question from Marie J.
Where do you find tahini sauce? I found one in the international aisle and it was a brown color and said moroccan tahine sauce. Thanks!
Answer from Gail v. Verified Student
Trader Joe's has a good tahini. It’s cream color with a layer of oil on top
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Reviews of Classes at Home Cooking New York (1,774)

(1774 Reviews)
Homemade Pita + Shawarma
Reviewed by Amparo O. on 9/15/2021
It was fun and easy to follow. The food turned out delicious, I will definitely recommend it to my friends!
Homemade Pita + Shawarma
Reviewed by Carol M. on 2/24/2021
Couldn’t get in
Homemade Pita + Shawarma
Reviewed by Anonymous on 1/16/2021
So fun! Thank you for the great recipes and instruction.
Homemade Pita + Shawarma
Reviewed by Jared S. on 1/16/2021
Amazing class!!!! He was a great teacher and the food was incredible. Couldn’t recommend enough!!
Homemade Pita + Shawarma
Reviewed by Matt G. on 11/14/2020
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Home Cooking New York

Founded in 2002, Home Cooking New York provides intimate and hands-on cooking classes at their cooking school in downtown New York City, as well as private classes in students’ home kitchens. Their students range from absolute beginners to amateur home cooks who want to expand their culinary education....

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