Teambuilding, Classes and Private Dinner Experiences at

Old City Kitchen

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These are just a few available options for private dinner experiences and teambuilding classes. We can also customize an experience to meet your specific needs.

Add a dessert to any Italian Experience:

Tiramasu or similar based on season

$10 per person

 

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Pasta Making Experience with Chef Edward Strojan – $135 per person – Sample Menu – Subject to Change

– Guests arrive and will be provided with aprons – antipasto, freshly baked focaccia and complimentary wine/ and non-alcoholic beverages will be served immediately.

– Chef Edward will demonstrate techniques for shaping three pasta, ranging from hand shaping orecchiette to working with a pasta machine.

– Guests will be invited to participate in the various steps.

– The chef will demonstrate and invite guests to participate in making various traditional sauces.

– Guests will be given ample time to socialize before departing.

This experience should take about 2 to 2.5 hours.

Pasta Making DINNER Experience with Chef Edward Strojan – $145 per person – Sample Menu – Subject to Change

– Guests arrive and will be provided with aprons – antipasto, freshly baked focaccia and complimentary wine/ and non-alcoholic beverages will be served immediately.

– Chef Edward will demonstrate techniques for shaping two pastas, ranging from hand shaping orecchiette to working with a pasta machine.

– Guests will be invited to participate in the various steps.

– The chef will demonstrate and invite guests to participate in making a fresh tomato sauce.

– The dinner entree (Chicken Saltimbocca, or similar, with roasted potatoes and sautéed greens) will be served with the freshly made pasta.

– Guests will be given ample time to socialize before departing.

This experience should take about 2 to 2.5 hours.

Add a custom wine pairing educational experience

to any class or dinner for $50 – $75 per person.

Mexican Fiesta – Hands on Experience – $175 

Margarita Bar with complimentary Tequila – fresh fruit as garnish (Hands on)

House-made Tomatillo Salsa and Salsa Verde with Chips (Hands on experience)

Ahi Tuna Ceviche – served as an appetizer

Build your own taco station with pulled pork, chicken or beef (Choose two – beef may be an additional charge)

Mexican Street Corn – or Soup

Mexican Hot Chocolate Ice Cream

Complimentary wine for guests 21+ – non-alcoholic beverages are available

 

Menu from Chef Chetna – Indian Dinner Experience at $195 per person:

Amuse Bouche 

Three types of butter boards (sweet, savory, spiced) with some Indian breads to enjoy with each flavored butter board.

Mains

Butter Chicken – seasoned chicken thighs cooked in a creamy, medium-spicy veggie based sauce with various herbs and spices. (Not as thick & heavy as traditional butter chicken you will find in a restaurant. This is a special recipe from Chef Chetna)

Stuffed Potato & Eggplant Curry – baby potatoes and eggplants are stuffed with a spiced tomato and herb mixture and then cooked in a thick tomato & onion based sauce. (A delicious vegetarian option created by the chef and usually served at special occasions)

Raita – cucumber & onions based yogurt sauce with ground cumin. (Eaten with main dishes to help refresh palate from any spices/heat)

Basmati Rice – Long grain rice cooked with aromatics

Indian Bread – Wheat Rotli is a thin wheat flour based flatbread traditionally eaten with most curries.

Drink

Rose Milk flavored milkshake

Dessert 

Gulab Jamun with Vanilla Ice-cream – warm sweet milk dumplings in a cardamom and saffron infused simple syrup served with ice-cold ice cream.

Complimentary wine, beer and other non-alcoholic beverages are included.

Italian Dinner Experience Menu by Chef Edward
5 Courses at $195 per person:

Amuse-bouche 

Black Pepper Gougeres, Parmigiano Crema, Prosciutto

First Course

Butternut Squash Soup, Caramelized Bacon, Toasted Pumpkin Seeds

Second Course

Saffron Tortelli

Caramelized Fennel and Sausage Ragu

Third Course

Sicilian Style Shrimp

Marsala, Roasted tomato, Pine nuts

Pomegranate Mint Granita

Fourth Course

Herb Roasted Filet

Barolo Demi glacé, Millefeuille Potato, Heirloom Carrots

Fifth Course

Bomboloni

Pistachio Crema, Nutella, Apricot Pastry Cream

Complimentary wine, beer and other non-alcoholic beverages are included.

Persian Dinner Experience with Chef Megan – $165 per person – Sample Menu – Subject to Change

 – Lavash: Flatbread  

 – Sabzhi Kordan: Feta served with fresh herbs, radish and nuts

– Salad Shirazi: fresh tomato and cucumber with herbs

– Mast o’Musir: yogurt dip with shallots

 – Chelow: Steamed basmati rice with ghee and saffron  

 – Grilled Za’tar vegetables

 – Joojeh Kebab: Chicken marinated in yogurt, saffron, citrus and onion and served on skewers  

 – Fesanjan: Chicken stew with pomegranate and walnut  

 – Persian Ice Cream: Rosewater and pistachio

Some courses will be served family style, as this is traditional of Persian food.

Complimentary wine for guests 21+ and other non-alcoholic beverages will be provided.

Please note, this menu may change slightly due to seasonal availability and the selection of the freshest ingredients.

Substitutions may be possible – please email us before purchasing your tickets if you have any food allergies or sensitivities.

Please let us know if you are GLUTEN FREE or VEGETARIAN – substitutions are possible.

Complimentary wine for guests 21+ – non-alcoholic beverages are available

French Brunch or Dinner Experience with Chef Megan – $165 per person – Sample Menu – Subject to Change

 Salmon tartare with dill creme fraiche

Chicken liver pate with butter fried sage on grilled baguette

Field greens and herbs with warm goat cheese and lentils with dijon vinaigrette

“Jambon Buerre” crepes with ham, Gruyere and bechemel served with a side of asparagus and hollandaise

Dark chocolate mousse with Gran Marnier

Complimentary wine for guests 21+ – non-alcoholic beverages are available

Focaccia Making Hands-On Experience – $75 per person – Sample Menu – Subject to Change

Prepare a focaccia dough to take home

Decorate and bake during class with various toppings

House made tomato bisque

Grilled cheese on fresh, house-made bread

Complimentary wine for guests 21+ – non-alcoholic beverages are available

Pennsylvania Dutch Dinner – $125 per person – Sample Menu – Subject to Change

Chicken corn chowder

Mashed potatoes

Herb and sage sausage stuffing

Roast chicken

Shoe-fly pie or baked apple crisp (choice of one)

Complimentary wine for guests 21+ – non-alcoholic beverages are available

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