Upcoming Braise Culinary School Classes


If Purchasing a Specific Class as A Gift: When checking out, please denote that the purchase is a gift and the name of recipient. If you would like us to send the gift card directly to the recipient please include his or her address. If not, we will send the gift card to the purchaser. 

We also sell gift cards that can be used for any Culinary School class. 


COMING FALL 2015: "A Semester at Braise" - $1500

Registration begins on Friday, May 1st.

Are you a talented home cook looking for a more extensive option to hone your culinary skills? Become a student in our Semester at Braise. This hands on ten-week course covers the fundamentals of cooking and baking as well as menu planning and wine pairing. Each student will receive a culinary textbook, chef coat and apron as well as the option to purchase a basic knife kit from Fein Brothers. Finally, the class will culminate in a Graduation Dinner where you and your classmates will create a four course meal with the chefs of Braise for your friends and family.  


SUMMER 2015: "Teen Semester at Braise" - $600

Registration begins Friday, May 8th. 

Do you have a rising star chef in your family? Register your teen for our Semester at Braise summer culinary program. This eight-week course covers the fundamentals of cooking and baking. Each student will receive a booklet of handouts and recipes. chef coat and apron. The class culminates with a Graduation Lunch where the students along with the chefs of Braise, design and prepare a lunch for their families! Ages 12+. 


Thursday, May 21st: "Braise Basics - Classic French Pastries" - $55

Join Braise Pastry Chef & Owner of Miss Molly's Pastries, Molly Sullivan, in this hands on class as she guides you through making Creme Brûlée and Eclairs filled with Vanilla Pastry Cream. 


Thursday, May 28th: "Braise Basics - Cocktail Academy 101" - $55

Join Braise Bar Manager, Adam Sarkis, as he teaches you how to make 3 classic cocktail infusions along with homemade bitters. Learn about technique and etymology of popular cocktails. The Braise kitchen will also prepare 3 Braise Bites to pair with each cocktail! SOLD OUT, PLEASE SIGN UP FOR THE WAITING LIST. 



Thursday, June 4th: "Braise Basics - Spanish Tapas" - $65

Join Chef and Owner, Dave Swanson, in this hands on class as he teaches you how to make classic tapas dishes such as Croquetas, Tortilla de Patatas and Choizo Con Aioli. 



Thursday, June 11th: "Braise Basics - Mexican Street Food" - $65

One of Chef Dave's favorite cuisines! Learn how to make Tamales as well as Sopes in this hands on class. We will also make Horchata, the famous rice drink. Buen Comer!



Wednesday, June 17th: "Braise Basics - Knife Skills" - $45

 In this hands on class, Dave Swanson, chef and owner, will teach you classic cuts, knife techniques, how to properly handle and sharpen your collection of knives while also instilling confidence in being a safe and efficient at-home chef.



Wednesday, June 24th: "Braise Basics - The Perfect Picnic" - $65 

Going to Chill on the Hill or Jazz in the Park this summer? Join Dave Swanson, chef and owner, in this hands on class while he teaches you how to make items that are perfect for sharing with friends on your picnic blanket. Learn how to make crackers, spreads, compotes and quick-pickled items. 




Advanced reservations required. A one-week (7 days) cancellation notice is required for a refund. No refunds or credits will be issued with less than one week’s cancellation. All classes are held at Braise Restaurant & Culinary School unless otherwise noted.