The Mansion on O Street

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from first timers to experienced chefs!
along with our five star chef and team building experts, we create cooking classes that will excite your palate. using only the freshest ingredients we offer menus that include traditional favorites, vegetarian/ vegan delights and recipes from around the world. We promise we will make your tummy smile.

the mansion is where CEO's inspire their employees. It's where business associates and friends meet for drinks. It's where artists and authors find their Muse. It's where families gather for Sunday brunch. And it's where the music plays on, beyond forever.

if you are new to cooking, these classes will teach you essential cooking techniques. If you are experienced in the field, you can brush up on basic cooking skills, experience new cuisines, and learn advanced culinary techniques. some of the best classes have been team building classes where everyone has a different level of expertise -- and some have never been in the kitchen.

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cooking classes, parties & team building activities

manage change, reduce stress, encourage teamwork, inspire creative thinking, foster communication, build leadership skills, reinforce and teach new skills — and more — using our unique customized cooking classes.

cooking classes last from 45 minutes to 3 hours, depending on the meal chosen to prepare -- and how long you want to eat and tour while your meal is cooking. remember, we have over 100 rooms and 70 secret doors!

cooking class choices will vary from individual to individual, depending on what you are interested in accomplish. but whichever cooking class you choose, you will surely get valuable hands on experience. You will learn the proper way to read recipes and the reasoning behind the choice of ingredients. Time spent in a cooking class with professionally monitored hands on experience, will insure you produce better results every time you step into a kitchen.

Have special dietary requirements?
No worries. We prepare kosher-style, vegan, gluten free, or whatever meals you need right on-site! Need kosher food?

just ask!
world class corporate cooking classes
$300 kitchen rental — classes begin at $65/person

choose from a number of creative, customized classes, from breakfast to lunch, to appetizers, to dinner, to desserts to late night snacks.
12 guest limit
Available by on-line reservation only

cook, eat, drink, sleep
Did you know?

The Mansion has over 11 kitchens

$800 a day/person

includes classes, hotel room, 3 meals/day, bottle of mansion wine/day. create, share and snooze when you attend this 3 or 5 day cooking getaway. choose from a number of creative, customized classes, from breakfast to lunch, to appetizers, to dinner, to desserts to late night snacks.
12 guest limit
3 or 5 day retreats
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world class adult cooking parties
$300 kitchen rental — parties begin at $65/person

stir up a new experience to enjoy with your friends and family at our adult cooking parties. Create, prepare and share your very own meal together.
12 guest limit
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mansion mixology class
$300 private bar rental — parties begin at $40/person

shaken or stirred, this class will teach you all the mixology secrets you need to know to create popular shooters, cocktails, and our signature martinis. classes include light appetizers.
20 guest limit
Available by on-line reservation only

kids cooking parties
$300 kitchen rental — parties begin at $40/child

your kids will whip up memories to last a lifetime at our kids cooking parties. Kids will create, prepare and share their meal together; from build your own tacos to cake/cookie decoration to a gourmet meal choose from a variety of age appropriate themes. Custom menu parties are quoted upon request.
12 guest limit
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Jump in the tank and be creative during this team building activity that explores all aspects of business. From creating a product, to pitching it, to securing a shark you will experience what it takes to build a business from the ground up.

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