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    Essentials of Vietnamese Cooking

    (150)
    A bold blend of East Asia, Southeast Asia and France, Vietnamese food captivates through its refreshing flavors, varied textures and vibrant colors. In this class, you will explore the fundamental techniques and ingredients behind some of Vietnam’s treasured dishes, including dua chuot (cucumber and shrimp salad); Banh Mi (baguette sandwiches filled with five-spice beef and pickled vegetables); Ga Xao Xa Ot (chicken stir-fried with lemongrass and chile); and che chuoi (banana, tapioca pearl and coconut pudding).
    Essentials of Vietnamese Cooking

    225 Liberty St, New York

    • Learn how to prepare delicious Vietnamese meals at the Institute of Culinary Education
    • Impress your friends with expert cooking methods
    • Practice preparing exquisite meals
    • Step up your cooking game and gain some valuable new skills
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    148 positive reviews
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    Buche de Noel (Christmas Log)

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    Christmas Log is the most famous dessert for Holidays in France. Also know ed as "Yule log" The preparation of this delectable French pastry includes sponge cake, Butter Cream and baking! You will participate in each of these steps, learn the theory of making your own “Buche de Noel” Each student will take home their own Buche de Noel !
    Buche de Noel (Christmas Log)

    451B E 116th St, New York

    • Gain a hands-on perspective for making a delicious, French-inspired macaron
    • Learn the theories behind cooking and baking this unique dessert
    • Sample plenty of macarons for the inspiration to craft the perfect treat
    • Develop preparation techniques for future baking endeavors
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    Croissant Class

    (30)
    What's better than a flaky, buttery croissant? The answer: a flaky, buttery croissant that you made yourself! Mille-Feuille Bakery will teach you how to master this French culinary tradition during a three-hour hands-on session. You will learn the fundamentals behind preparing a delectable dough, and baking it to perfection. You'll also receive some advanced tips and tricks, all from a parisian chef. While making making fifteen to twenty of your own croissants to take home, you will get to enjoy Mille-Feuille's famous pizza croissant with a glass of wine. Immerse yourself in culinary savoir-faire. Merci.
    Croissant Class

    552 Laguardia Pl, New York

    • Participate in a three-hour hands-on session in preparing and baking scrumptious croissants
    • Learn from a parisian chef the proper techniques behind crafting a flaky, buttery dough
    • Bake 15 to 20 of your own croissants
    • Enjoy a glass of wine with Mille-Feuille's famous pizza croissant
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    29 positive reviews
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    Statue of Liberty and 9/11 Tour

    Meet in Lower Manhattan's Financial District, where you'll meet your expert local guide to begin your tour. Your morning starts off with a walking tour of Wall Street. Learn about the transformation of New York City from an early Dutch settlement to the financial capital as you pass the New York Stock Exchange, Federal Reserve Bank and other financial and historical institutions. This tour leads you to the World Trade Center site, home to the 9/11 Memorial, a monument and museum commemorating the victims of the September 11 terrorist attacks of 2001. Gain timed entry to this site and walk around to see the enormous reflecting pools and fountains. Your guide will tell you stories of the events, tragedy and heroism of that infamous day. After this sobering and deeply moving experience, your guide will accompany you to the ferry. This tour gives you priority boarding for the ferry to Liberty Island, letting you bypass the long lines. Before sending you off, your guide will provide commentary about the Statue of Liberty, one of America's greatest symbols of liberty and freedom. Admire views of the amazing New York City skyline as you cruise along New York Harbor. Have your camera ready as you approach Lady Liberty! Arriving at Liberty Island, pick up a handheld audio guide (available in 9 different languages) for your visit. Next, go inside this famed icon with reserved access to the Statue of Liberty's stone pedestal, designed by famed architect Richard Morris Hunt. The top of the pedestal is roughly half the height of the entire monument, and offers panoramic views of Ellis Island, New York, New Jersey, and New York Harbor. Only a limited number of visitors are permitted per day, so be the fortunate one to experience the Statue of Liberty up-close. Your ticket also includes access to the Liberty Island Museum, where you'll learn about the difficulties and triumphs that France and the US overcame to build this universal symbol of liberty and democracy. The museum also covers how the Statue of Liberty's interpretation has changed since its construction in 1886. Here, your tour concludes and you may choose to stay on the island as long as you wish. On the return ferry, choose to disembark onto Ellis Island, the gateway for 12 million immigrants. End your day with one last view of the beautiful Statue of Liberty before returning to Lower Manhattan by ferry.
    Statue of Liberty and 9/11 Tour

    Pearl St & Broad St, New York

    • Walk through the Financial District and learn about the transformation of New York City from an early Dutch settlement to the financial capital
    • Visit the World Trade Center site and the 9/11 Memorial, and admire the Statue of Liberty with a private commentary from an expert guide
    • Admire the world-renowned views of the NYC skyline and Ellis Island
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    NYC Lunch Cruise

    As you board your lunch cruise, get your smile ready as our photographer takes a keepsake photo of you and your party (you can decide to purchase or not, when you dock). Let our expert staff greet you and seat you. Explore the ship as we get ready to pull away from the dock! Once you've been invited up to our Grande Buffet, take as little or as much as you like. While you dine, enjoy a narrated tour of Manhattan's breathtaking skyline from our panoramic windows. Sights you'll see: Empire State Building: The Empire State Building was built in 1931 at a height of 1,250 ft.. It was the tallest building in the world for over 30 years. Brooklyn Bridge: The Brooklyn Bridge was built from 1869 to 1883. It is considered to be one of the greatest engineering triumphs of all time. World Trade Center Site: Built between 1966 and 1976, the World Trade Center's twin towers were once the tallest buildings in the world at 110 stories each. They were destroyed by an act of international terrorism on September 11, 2001. South Street Seaport: Once the heart of the 19th century Port of New York City, it has been revived by the transformation of Pier 17 into shops and restaurants. Governor's Island: This island and its historic fort, Castle William, were under military command from the 1700s to 1996. After more than 200 years under federal control, the White House transferred ownership of the 172-acre (69.6 hectare) Governors Island to New York State for the purchase price of $1.00. Statue of Liberty: A gift to the people of America from the people of France, "Liberty Enlightening the World" stands 300 ft. (91m) above New York Harbor. She was built by sculptor Frederic Auguste Bartholdi. Ellis Island: From 1892 to 1954, Ellis Island was the first stop for more than 16 million immigrants arriving in the United States.
    NYC Lunch Cruise

    62 Chelsea Piers, New York

    • Dine on an endless buffet as you cruise through New York Harbor
    • Enjoy the live entertainment that accompanies some of the most scenic sights NYC offers
    • Explore the deck and listen to a narrated tour of Manhattan's panoramic views
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    West Village Wine Tour

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    As you sip your red and white wines, your knowledgeable wine ambassador will share tips on how to find great value on restaurant wine lists. With the intimate size of your group, you will enjoy customized attention from your guide as you learn about wine history and wine's presence in the West Village. Your tour begins at A.O.C., an authentic French bistro in the heart of West Village. With an extensive menu of classic French fare and an impressive wine list, A.O.C. is a delightful taste of France in New York City. You will be transported to the bustling bistros of Paris as you sample delicious French varietals and savor charcuterie and artisanal cheese pairings. Your tour continues to a second West Village gem, Tertulia or Carma, determined by tour. You are guaranteed to enjoy more delicious wine and food pairings as your guide discusses the art of selecting, tasting, and pairing fine wines. The tour concludes after 2 hours, at which time you are free to stay for another glass, visit another nearby restaurant or lounge, or put your new knowledge to the test at any one of the West Village's fabulous wine shops.
    West Village Wine Tour

    314 Bleecker St, New York

    • Tour the upscale West Village on this delicious wine tour
    • Visit locations such as A.O.C and HOME
    • Enjoy a sampling of six wine varietals
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    10 positive reviews
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    Essentials of Mediterranean Cooking

    (150)
    Seafood, vegetables, whole grains, herbs and olive oil are among the ingredients most associated with countries bordering the Mediterranean Sea. They make for flavorful dishes that trigger memories of sunbathed vacations and leisurely meals. This class focuses on the cuisines of Southern France, Eastern Spain, Italy and Greece, whose coasts abut the Mediterranean. You will cook your way through a menu-map that includes olive tapenade and bouillabaisse from France; grilled squid takes us to Greece; anchovy pasta with garlic breadcrumbs from Italy; and an olive oil cake. To start the feast, you will enjoy a glass of pastis.
    Essentials of Mediterranean Cooking

    225 Liberty St, New York

    • Enjoy hands-on instruction from an informed and experienced chef at the Institute of Culinary Education
    • Get to know the foods of the Mediterranean
    • Learn how to make dishes from the cuisines of Southern France, Eastern Spain, Italy, and Greece
    • Soak up all kinds of cooking tips along the way that you'll be able to apply to other culinary endeavors
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    The French Steakhouse

    (150)
    Good wines and simple but elegant fare are hallmarks of the French brasserie tradition, and steak is a favorite order. You’ll learn to prepare: oysters mignonettes; frisée aux lardons; steak au poivre; pommes Anna; haricots verts aux champignons et noisettes; and profiteroles for dessert.
    The French Steakhouse

    225 Liberty St, New York

    • Cook a steak dinner in the French tradition with guidance from an expert chef at the Institute of Culinary Education
    • Learn how French steak preparation differs from the American style
    • Sink your teeth into a variety of mouthwatering French dishes
    • Step up your steak game and try something new
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    148 positive reviews
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    French Slang

    Do you know how to say "off the hook" in French? Hint: Take "méchant" (akin to "nasty") and use the principles of Pig Latin to arrive at the completely opposite "chanmé." There's something you would never learn in high school French! In this fun class, you'll learn the basics to French "slang," what slang is and why it's so common, in addition to major slang concepts and many specific phrases. You will be taught the conversational French that is spoken on TV, film and used in magazines. If you're looking to sound authentically French, and not boringly academic, this class is for you!
    French Slang

    143 Skillman Ave, Brooklyn

    • Learn to speak French slang, the conversational French that is used in everyday life
    • Understand how slang works, why it's so common and tons of useful phrases
    • Increase the authenticity of your language study
    • No experience necessary
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    French Wines: Making Sense of it All

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    French wines drip with intimidation. The exorbitant prices, dozens of regions, and grapes with fancy names like "pinot" and "syrah." Since France is the birthplace of wine's most well-known grapes, it's time to familiarize yourself with each and sample them all. Dissect French wines from regions all over the country -- Burgundy, Bordeaux, the Rhone Valley, and others. As you taste each wine, you'll learn how to read French labels and gain an inherent understanding in how the French work. You will leave with a deeper understanding of the essentials and ideology of French wine. A Votre Santé!
    French Wines: Making Sense of it All

    330 West 11th Street, New York

    • Gain a deep understanding of French wine as you taste & compare wines from different regions
    • Understand how French wines are produced and labelled
    • Enjoy French artisanal cheeses and pate de compagne with your wines
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    26 positive reviews

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