Cooking Classes

Instruction & demonstration by Anthony Braica & Matt Higgins
Live Music
Wine by Opici Family Vineyard

Each class is filled with laughs, instruction and hands-on participation, as well as a delicious dinner. Learn from start to finish how to shop, prep, cook and present a sophisticated, eye-appealing 5-course dinner. Raffles and live music add to the festivities.

Reservations required
(Events are limited to 35 guests)
To reserve, call Matt Higgins at 732.308.3830 or

Adult Cooking Classes



Friday May 18th, 2018
Cooking Class/Wine Pairing
Wine pairings presented by Max’s Beer, Wine & Liquor

First Course-Stuffed Chicken Legs, Prosciutto, Fresh Tomato
Sausage, Golden Raisin, Asiago, Filetto di Pomodoro
Second Course– Rigatoni, Arrabiata
Gaeta Olive, Cherry Peppers, Onion, Oregano, Tomato, Cream
Third Course-Wild Alaskan Salmon, Pineapple Mango Chutney
Pineapple, Mango, Bell Pepper; Citrus, Spiced Honey, Baby Spinach
Fourth Course– Nature Veal Scaloppini, Saltimbocca
Saltimbocca, Prosciutto, Sage, Marsala, Baby Spinach, Parmigiano Risotto
Fifth Course-Chocolate Espresso Cake
$75 Per Person, Service and Tax not included



Friday July 27th, 2018
Cooking Class/Wine Pairing
Wine pairings presented by Max’s Beer, Wine & Liquor

First Course-Fresh Mozzarella
Asparagus, Roasted Pepper; Cipollina, Eggplant, Red Onion, Tomato, Sun-dried Tomato, Pesto
Second Course-Gnocchi , Filetto
Filetto di Pomodoro, Basil
Third Course-Chilean Seabass, Phyllo, Artichoke
Phyllo Wrapped, Bay Scallop, Shrimp, Spinach, Artichoke, Tomato, Risotto, White Wine
Fourth Course-French Chicken Breast, Bell Pepper, Cognac
Red Pepper, Asparagus, Cognac, Whipped Potato
Fifth Course– Almond Pound Cake
$75 Per Person, Service and Tax not included


Hosted by:

Anthony Braica, Owner

Matt Higgins, Owner

Class Layout:

        7:00 p.m.                                  8:00 p.m.

         Introduction                             2 Main Course Items

         2 First Course Items                Instruction and Demonstration

         Instruction & Demonstration


                                               9:00 – 10:00 p.m.

                                  1 Dessert Course Items

                                  Instruction & Demonstration

                                  Questions and Closing Remarks

Why not impress your family and friends with your newly acquired skills from La Cipollina!

Reservations are highly recommended – Event is limited to 25 guests!

(732) 492-8170 –


16 West Main Street | Freehold, NJ | Tel: 732-308-3830 | Email: