cooking classes

Cooking with Class offers a variety of different class options:

1. Complete Cooking Classes: These consist of a full meal demonstration followed by a sit down lunch or dinner of the foods demonstrated.  (3 hours)

2. Abbreviated Cooking demo (1 hour): Followed by complete meal (2.5 hours).  This option is ideal for private social events, such as birthdays, team building, showers, etc.

3. Abbreviated Cooking Classes with Tastes: Food demonstrated in half size portions (2 – 2.5 hours). Great for more casual affairs and larger events. 


cooking parties

Marlene will take your party from the ordinary to the extraordinary with fabulous food, a creative culinary theme, a lively cooking demonstration or a hands-on cooking lesson. Marlene loves the challenge of creating original bridal and baby showers; birthday parties for from 8 to 80; anniversary and graduation parties.  She is also an expert on Jewish holiday cooking. Her cookbook, Fast & Festive Cooking for the Jewish Holidays, which includes recipes and decorating ideas for each holiday, was nominated for a James Beard award.   

You choose the location, your place or ours, you invite the guests and Cooking with Class will do the rest!


Marlene has helped raise great sums of money for all types of charities by giving cooking demonstrations for groups ranging in size from 40 to 1,500 people. These events can take place in a convention center, hotel ballroom, synagogue or church.  Marlene has spoken and given cooking demonstrations all over the country in various venues, some with kitchens, many with just a stage. She is always happy to work with you in fulfilling your goals.