Classes

Register online to reserve your place in one of our upcoming classes or call us at (816) 554-3755. All cooking classes must be paid for at time of reservation.  Class sizes are extremely limited and tend to fill up quickly...If a class is full, please contact the store to be added to a wait list.  **If you are considering purchasing a class as a gift, we highly encourage you to purchase a gift certificate instead so that the recipient can select the menu and date that works best for them.**
 
All classes are BYOB! Please feel free to bring your own wine or beer with you to enjoy with your meal. We’ll provide the glasses and openers! Water/tea will be provided.  We will remain open for your private shopping during class.  

Cancellation Policy:  We have a strict 7 day cancellation policy.  We will gladly refund your class fee or transfer you to another class as long as your request is made more than 7 calendar days prior to the class date. If you discover that you are unable to attend class within the 7 days prior, we encourage you to find a substitute to take your place. Please understand that we cannot make exceptions.  

May 21, 2024 - Tea Party Time w/ The Electrified Cooks
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Tea Party Time
Tuesday, May 21, 2024 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM

It’s Tea Party Time! In the style of a classic, English tea—but packed with fun, laughter and scrumptious food. There is no better way to enjoy a late spring evening or to celebrate a graduation, shower or any summer festivity. Maybe treat your mom or a friend, or set aside time for a special evening with your date. Come hungry as the plentiful array of sweet and savory recipes will be delicious and everyone is sure to love it. Plus, you will leave with all of the recipes and tips, so you can easily host your own special party or bake a tasty bite for someone special. We will begin with scones, served with clotted cream and our own, homemade strawberry jam, then we will serve course after course with an assortment of unforgettable bites and sweets. Come make sweet memories. Sit back, enjoy and let us keep that China cup filled with tea.  $75 per person  

Homemade Pizza...the Real Stuff!
Wednesday, May 29th from 6:00 to 8:00 PM

Come sample different types of great Silican style pizza.  Watch and learn how to make great pizza crust.  Chef Francesca will share with you how she learned to make her momma’s pizza and what ingredients to have on hand to make your own great pizza at home.  She will be serving a nice salad with red wine vinaigrette, many different types of pizza, and a fun dessert, Affogato. 

$75 per person

Trip to Seoul (Korean Dinner)
Tuesday, June 4, 2024 from 6:00 to 8:00PM

Come learn how simple and delicious Korean food can be prepared at home.  Chef Sophia will start with Kimbab, Korean soy bean paste stew and Kimchi.  The highlight of the night will be BBQ pork ribs (Bapsang) with steamed rice, korean dessert pancake to top of the meal.   $75 per person

June 11, 2024 - Italian Night, Kansas City Restaurant Style w/ The Electrified Cooks
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Italian Night, Kansas City Restaurant Style
Tuesday, June 11, 2024 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM

The inspiration for these classic dishes may be Italian, but Kansas City restaurants have put their own local twist on the flavor. One might wonder, did chicken spiedini originate in Kansas City’s own Garozzo’s restaurant? The historical questions won’t diminish the popularity of this recipe, which will be the center of the plate for this delicious evening. We will round out this fun menu with Kansas City classics that reflect our Italian traditions. Of course, that great chicken will be served with penne pasta, a classic Italian chopped salad and garlic toast. Our favorite appetizer is freshly made ricotta and we can’t pass up an opportunity to share that fantastic recipe. For dessert, we will serve a wonderful rum cake, inspired by V’s Restaurant. Come hungry to this Kansas City-Italian evening.

$75 per person  

American Southern BBQ
Wednesday, June 19, 2024 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM

Indulge in the culinary delights with Chef Aristo's BBQ Menu.  We'll start the night with a Pork Belly appetizer, Sliced Pork Tenderloin, BBQ Baked Beans, and Southern Citrus Coleslaw as the main event, and we'll finish the night with Bourbon Pecan Pie!

$75 per person 

Historic Italian Restaurant - Jennie's in Kansas City - Night One 
Wednesday, June 26th from 6:00 to 8:00 PM

Transport yourself back in time with a delightful dinner experience from one of Kansas City's famous and nostalgic restaurant , Jennie’s. Savor the time-honored flavors of perfectly cooked spaghetti and meatballs, lasagna, salad and freshly made Italian bread lovingly made like Jennie did.  Of course, finish with dessert and an espresso! Join Chef Francesca for an unforgettable dining journey that promises to satisfy your cravings and warm your heart with every bite and historic detail.  $75 per person

Historic Italian Restaurant - Jennie's in Kansas City - Night Two
Thursday, June 27th from 6:00 to 8:00 PM

Transport yourself back in time with a delightful dinner experience from one of Kansas City's famous and nostalgic restaurant , Jennie’s. Savor the time-honored flavors of perfectly cooked spaghetti and meatballs, lasagna, salad and freshly made Italian bread lovingly made like Jennie did.  Of course, finish with dessert and an espresso! Join Chef Francesca for an unforgettable dining journey that promises to satisfy your cravings and warm your heart with every bite and historic detail.  $75 per person

Mediterranean Summer Night
Tuesday, July 9, 2024 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM

The food and flavors of the countries surrounding the beautiful waters of the Mediterranean Sea are the inspiration for this delicious summer menu.  We will begin with Spanish Style Flatbread. For the center of your plate, we will feature a Mediterranean inspired shrimp dish and Strip Steaks with Walnut, Parsley and Capers, popular in southern France. We will accompany these with Turkish Roasted Vegetables with Cilantro Yogurt.  For dessert, can you hardly wait for Baklava Ice Cream Sundaes?  $75 per person  

Thai Dinner 
Tuesday, July 16, 2024 from 6:00 to 8:00PM 

Come explore of fantastic night of flavor with Chef Sophia.  She'll start with fresh vegetable spring roll with peanut sauce, then onto Thai mango salad and Tom yum soup.  The main course will be Green curry chicken with steamed rice and vegetables and we'll finish the night with Banana fritters.  $75 per person

Gluten Free Italian
Thursday, July 18, 2024 from 6:00 to 8:00pm

Chef Francesca's gluten-free Italian dishes are for anyone looking to enjoy authentic Italian cuisine without compromising on taste. She will have fresh-made gluten-free pasta with meatballs, stuffed cannelloni in gluten-free Alfredo sauce, seafood risotto, and gluten-free cannoli are sure to be a hit among gluten free food enthusiasts.  $75 per person 

All Things Lemon 
Thursday, August 1, 2024 from 6:00 to 8:00pm

Lemons are among some of the staples in Chef Francesca’s Sicilian style cooking. Be ready to see how she incorporates lemons into her marinade, in pasta sauce, and desserts that her mama used in her Italian dishes! Served tonight will be a sampling of cheeses that pair well with lemon and a Strawberry Limoncello Slush.  For dinner we will have Creamy Lemon Shrimp Pasta, Marinated Broccoli Salad, and a Lemon Herb Focaccia bread.  And to finish off this wonderful meal - Lemon Blueberry Ricotta Pound Cake.  $75 per person 

Farmers' Market Fast and Fresh
Tuesday, August 13, 2024 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM

The local farmers’ market is a treasure trove of fruits and vegetables so dinner really can be fast and fresh. Join us as we share creative, seasonal dishes that your whole family will enjoy. It is a delicious menu that lets you proudly put vegetables and fruits center stage. Recipes will include Yellow Squash Galette with Pesto, Marinated Shrimp in Herb Oil, Farmers Market Grilled Vegetable-Cheese Sandwich, Cucumber Corn Salad, Marinated Walnut Green Bean Salad and a Summer Dessert featuring the fruit of the season.  $75 per person