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Learn How To Cook Like a Vanderbilt

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The Experience

Discover yourself on our journey through classic New England cuisine when you step out of the dining room and into the kitchen for an intimate cooking experience tailored to your family and friends’ favorite flavors. Whether you dream of mastering the skills of the grill, uncovering the proper techniques to filet the local catch or simply learning the origins of the world’s many spices, you will work with our culinary experts to curate an unforgettable experience, incorporating only locally sourced and seasonal ingredients.

Tomahawk

Master the Grill

A perfectly grilled Cloverbud Ranch “Tomahawk” with farm to table vegetables includes a stop by The Spice & Tea Exchange of Newport so we can select the spices you want to grill with together. Start by preparing a salad of locally sourced produce while you learn to master the grill and finish with a treat from our Pastry Chef.
  • $200 per person
Cooking Ingredients

Reimagine a Far East Tradition

Learn to prepare our locally sourced Market Fish with bok choy, charred avocado and a delightful miso vinaigrette. Start with our take on a poke bowl and see how we reimagine a far east tradition in our northeast.
  • $150 per person
Squid Ink Cavatelli

Make Pasta Your Own

The beauty of pasta is that it has traveled across all continents and through its evolution, gives us permission to make it our own, in our own way. Start with a journey through tasting an assortment of olive oils from different regions of the world with out-of-the-oven homemade bread from our baker. Then learn how to make your favorite pasta using 30 yolks and a slew of local seafood.
  • $125 per person
Oysters

Shuck Like a New Englander

Learn to shuck oysters like a true New Englander oyster farmer. Once you master the art, you will see how the grandeur of the age-old seafood platter comes to fruition and then you are able to enjoy fruits of your labor.
  • $150 per person
Curry

Take the Lead with Curry

Curry may be one of the most special culinary traditions because it is completely open to interpretation. Curries can use spices that are cooked or raw, whole or ground; can be dry or wet; can contain fish, meat, poultry, shellfish or even just vegetables. This journey through the culinary world allows complete discretion and we look forward to following your lead.
  • $100 per person
Dom Perignon

Pairing Provisions

Choose to enhance your cooking experience with one of our curated offerings.
  • A Perfectly Paired Wine “Fleet” - $100 per person
  • Learn To Saber Champagne and Drink It Too! - $75 per person
  • Cocktail Kits From Our Craft Cocktail Club - $50 per person
  • Newport Sea Salt Takeaway - $25 each

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