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How to Get the Most Out of a Cooking Class in Miami

March 6, 2020

At The Real Food Academy in Miami, we believe that cooking is about creating an experience. Read on for some tips about how to get the most out of a cooking class!

Cooking classes are a blast. They're a great way to interact with your loved ones, try out new recipes, and step outside of your comfort zone. After all, going to the same old dinner and a movie gets boring after a while. This resourceful guide will tell you how to get the most out of a cooking class. You must make sure you get your money's worth and have a great time.

Interact with the People

The first thing you should do to get the most out of your cooking class is to interact with the people. The best part of a cooking class is that it's a communal activity; you aren't in this endeavor alone. Whether you arrived at the class alone or you came with loved ones, communicate with those around you. It'll be so much more enjoyable if you share the experience with other people who are trying to complete the same task. You can laugh with each other when you make a silly mistake or ask someone for advice if you feel lost. The more you talk with those around you, the more you'll remember the experience. Anyone looking for cooking classes in Miami should check out The Real Food Academy. We promise you'll make amazing memories all while cooking a delicious meal.

Pay Attention

Anyone wondering how to get the most out of a cooking class should start by paying attention. After all, you won't get much out of the experience if you spend the entire time ignoring the instruction. Yes, you should have fun and engage with your peers. However, you should still follow the chef and listen to their instructions. After all, you're paying to hear their expert advice. Think of it this way: how many times in your life are you going to get cooking advice from an expert chef?

Get a Copy of the Recipe

The best thing you can do to get the biggest bang for your buck in a cooking class is to take the recipe home. Try out your new skills in the comfort of your own kitchen. See if you repeat what you did in the cooking class. Perhaps the recipe will become a new family favorite. If nothing else, you have a new dish that'll force you out of your comfort zone. Study the ingredients, too. Maybe the chef implemented a spice you were unfamiliar with, and now you can't get enough of it. Whatever the case, remember that everything you learn in a cooking class can transfer over to your own kitchen.

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Real Food FAQs

No. All Payments and Deposits are non-refundable: When a payment or deposit is made, that day and time is no longer available to other customers on our calendar. For that reason, all payments and deposits are non-refundable.

In the case of a cooking class, the ingredients are shopped for and prepped in advance. Staff is also scheduled according to the number of people on the roster.

See our Wine and Beer list for your in-house kids party options. Optionally, you can bring your own wine or beer and page a corkage fee.

Corkage Fees

  • $15 per 750 ml bottle of wine
  • $30 per 1.5 L bottle of wine

Bring outside beer: $20 for beer (any quantity)

We love it when our customers decorate our place. That said, you have no idea how difficult it is to clean these types of things up. As far as noisemakers will be glad you left them at home as well. So please do not bring any of those things.

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