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Private & Group Classes in the Hudson Valley & Tri-State Area

If I had a penny for everyone who said to me, "I tried to be a vegetarian but I got tired of cheese sandwiches!" I would be rich. Why learn how to cook and sustain a vegetarian, or vegan life style? So you can have choices in your life. If you are a vegetarian or vegan for political or spiritual reasons so be it. NOW, LET'S GET COOKING!

Why not have a small group of friends, your family, couples or just yourself. Have some fun cooking with Wendy!

What does a cooking lesson consist of? You pick one dish from the 4 different food groups (or a menu can be customized to your needs.) This is a custom way of learning what you want. Some suggestions are Italian, Indian, Thai, Japanese, Chinese, Morrocan and much more.

After each class, we will enjoy what we cooked and go over any questions and gather more information.

More About Our Cooking Classes
The cooking classes offered are about learning how to put a complete meal together, inspiring, combining flavors, and herbs. Healthy cooking means that you have started with the basics and will learn to have options at your fingertips. At Wendy's Vegetarian Kitchen, we never knowingly use GMO's and we stay away from processed foods.

In every cooking class you’ll learn "Seasoning 101”. The proper way to season a dish will alter and enhance the flavor of all your meals. ​

In your cooking class you’ll learn how to keep a well stocked pantry, fridge, condiments, and freezer. All of this gives you options to pull together a variety of delicious and wholesome meals in a pinch.

You will learn the proper and fastest way to cut and prepare vegetables, legumes, nuts and how to swap out a less favorable food for a better one all with the same results as you are used to.

In booking a cheese making class know that Wendy will not teach the cheeses that she sells but will be glad to teach you several others. Milk based cheese, cream cheese, ricotta, etc



  • Fees are $90.00 per session per person for a private class. This covers the cost of food and dinner. Discounts for 3 or more.
  • A session lasts anywhere from 4-6 hours.
  • We will cover salad, appetizers, entree and dessert. Or create your own session with just entree or desserts. 
Wine included. Gratuity is not included.

If you are interested in booking a private cooking class with Wendy, please email or use the contact form below.

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Shipping Information

Please read the important shipping information below before ordering to ensure items arrive in optimal condition.
Items not shipped as per instructions below are sent at your own risk!

  1. Delivery - If you will NOT be home to receive the items at the time of delivery, we STRONGLY suggest having the order shipped to your work location, or, to a family member/friend/neighbor who can take the items in and put them into proper cold storage immediately on arrival.
  2. Refrigeration - We are not responsible for items that are too thawed if they are delivered early and not taken in to be refrigerated until later in the evening, so please plan your delivery accordingly so that your order will not spend the day sitting on a porch or in a hallway where it will continue to thaw for many hours.
  3. Agreement - By clicking the check box on each product page prior to adding it to your cart, you confirm that you have read our policies, and accept all risk in shipping this item to you. In the event that you choose not to ensure timely refrigeration upon arrival, we cannot offer any replacements or reimbursements for items that have spent excessive time in heat en route to their destination.


How is my order shipped?

EAST COAST ORDERS (Minnesota down to Louisiana and all states eastward)

All East Coast orders are shipped via USPS Priority Mail (overnight or 2 day) with insulated packaging and ice packs or dry ice. Shipping fee is calculated by weight.

WEST COAST ORDERS (North Dakota down to Texas and all states westward)

All West Coast orders are shipped via FedEx 2-day) with insulated packaging and ice packs or dry ice. Shipping fee is calculated by weight.

FedEx 2-Day orders up to 5 lbs - $55.00
FedEx 2-Day orders 5.01 lbs to 10 lbs - $65.00
FedEx 2-Day orders 10.01 lbs and up - $96.00

Due to the perishable nature of the product, shipments are sent without a signature required to avoid excessive periods in the carrier's possession. It is therefore very important that you ship to a location where someone will be there to receive it. Many of our subscribers ship to work locations or a neighbor who is often home.

Please do not be alarmed if your cheese arrives in a state of thawing (which may happen if your area is quite warm at the time of delivery), as there are no animal-based ingredients that pose a health risk of going bad by being exposed to some heat during the final part of delivery. It will be adequate to consume even if it is not completely chilled when it arrives. Items may begin to warm up on the 2nd day in transit if they are transported in warm trucks or are being delivered to hot areas. So long as you ensure proper delivery in this time frame items will only warm up for a short period at most and will stay cool for the bulk of the journey to you.

How will I know when to expect my delivery?

We will email you as soon as we ship your box with the estimated date of arrival so you know when to expect it.