Enjoy a Private Chef’s Table in your home…

Whether you are planning an elegant sit-down dinner or a casual cocktail party with friends, our personal chef experience is a great option that will impress your guests from start to finish.  After hearing more about your event and your goals, we design a menu using the freshest, local ingredients from the Hudson Valley to suit your taste.  If you are celebrating a special birthday, anniversary, a graduation or bachelorette party hiring us will allow you more time to enjoy the party, take photos and create memories for you and your guests.  Avoid the headaches of cooking or dining out and set the table at the most exclusive table in town – Your Own!  Visit our events page for more information, and to book an event with us.

Share with us your preferred date, venue, food preferences, and any dietary restrictions, event goals and theme and we’ll craft a seasonal, market-inspired menu specifically for you and your guests.

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Our hands-on cooking classes are a great alternative for date night. Designed for couples who are looking for a fun and unique date night activity where they can learn while enjoying great food and great company. Guys, you will earn brownie points whether you have skills in the kitchen or not. Whether you have been together for 20 years or just met, I am sure you will learn something new about them during the class. So if you are looking to add a little spice into your relationship or are just starting the fire, sign up for a Date Night cooking class. Guys, you will thank me later!
Get the girls together and have a fun night out talking and gossiping while creating a memorable meal with friends. You can join other ladies and make new friends or pick a day for a private class with just your besties. Perfect for a bachelorette party, birthday celebration, or just because you deserve it!
Replace phones and video games with chopping and sautéing! Help your child develop a lifelong love of cooking while cultivating healthy habits. Our junior chefs classes reinforce academic skills, expand your child’s palate and increase kitchen safety and proficiency. Not to mention it is a lot of fun and gets them off their phones and away from video games.
Casual Elegance will be happy to cater corporate events and private parties and be the centerpiece of all your culinary needs. We'll create a menu that is customized to your needs and budget so you can enjoy a stress-free experience while creating memories. After your event we will clean and return your kitchen exactly as it was when we arrived. Good Food is an Adventure!
The perfect solution for families and busy working professionals. Let our chefs help you eat healthier without sacrificing flavor. Not only will you eat better and feel better, you will save hours of valuable time shopping, preparing, and cooking your meals. Take charge of you and leave the cooking to us. We love what we’re doing, and we know you will too!
Part cooking class, part dinner party, the new Casual Elegance cooking classes provides you with a fun way to gain hands-on experience in a state-of-the-art professional kitchen. Based in the heart of the Hudson Valley, we are able to access the freshest ingredients from our ongoing relationships with local farms. While creating a delectable meal together, We can share our food knowledge so you can impress your friends, family or that special someone with your new culinary skills. Whether you are looking for a unique activity for the weekend or a fun idea for a bachelorette party, our cooking classes are a perfect and popular solution. Choose from our large selection of private or group cooking classes taught by a chef with world class experience. Master the art of cooking with classes like Knife Skills, fresh pasta making, wine classes, Thai, Sushi and many kids and couples classes as well. Our classes are a fun alternative to dining out and you will leave both physically and mentally nourished!