Chatham Bars Inn Cooking Classes

Chatham Bars Inn Cooking Classes

Enjoy the opportunity to create wonderful dishes at our hands-on cooking classes every week

Whether you are already an accomplished at-home Chef or someone who has been wanting to sharpen up your gastronomy making skills, join our cooking classes designed for the season. Our classes will take place every Thursday from 6-8pm, cost $55 per person and include tastings and the fully-prepared family-style meal.

Please call our concierge at 508-945-6871 to book today!


Upcoming classes include:

February 7 - Chocolate Truffles for Valentine’s Day


Indulge in everyone’s favorite treat! Learn the recipes and techniques that make the most delectable creations possible as you prepare an assortment of truffles, bon bons and candies. Our pastry chef will share their passion for the world’s most mysterious and sensual ingredient. This is the perfect class to take part in with your loved one!


February 14 - Pasta: That’s Amore


Spend Valentine’s Day in a room with your amore. Learn how to create the perfect romantic, Italian dinner with pasta at its heart. Try your hand at different pasta shaping techniques while creating an unforgettable meal and take home recipes for starters and desserts too.


February 20 & 21 - The Dinner Party


Who doesn’t love to have the friends over? Let us help you make your next get together a breeze. Join us for an evening of learning how to take on a dinner party from start to finish with appetizers, canapés and hors d'oeuvres. Leave ready to impress your guests!


February 27 & 28 - Tea Cakes and Cookies


Come learn the basics of shortbreads, madeleines, cream puffs and more petit treats that will enhance your next party. Our chefs will walk you through an array of techniques and show you how to adapt them for full sized desserts as well.


March 6 & 7 - Brunch


The only thing better than having breakfast or lunch is having both! Join us for a crash course and learn how to easily prepare for brunch from eggs benedict to hash browns and enjoy indulging in those favorites at the end of the class.


March 13 & 14 – Farm-to-Table


Learn how to make the most out of your next trip to the farmer’s market. From our farm to your table, we will be using amazing produce to prepare a harvest inspired dinner from start to finish. We will also bring light to must know vegetables and learn how to prepare them.


March 21 - Pasta: Intermediate


Come get your hands dirty with a little next level pasta preparation. Slightly trickier than our average pasta class, this course will offer more opportunity to shape and fold pasta for the egg and flour enthusiast. Join in from starch to sauce and enjoy it family style together too.


March 27 & 28 - The Oyster


Let us show you our unofficial mascot here on Cape Cod and let’s learn all the ins and outs of cleaning, shucking, and preparing oysters. By the end of our class, you will be so sure of your new skills you won’t want to wait to show them off. The world is your oyster!


April 3 & 4 - Vegetarian Dinner Party


Don’t stress about your next get together and enjoy the spring bounty with an all vegetarian dinner. Learn how to take on a dinner party from start to finish with a starter, entrée complete with dessert.


April 10 & 11 - Easter Pastry


Celebrate Easter with a variety of fresh-baked treats. Here, we will help you master hot cross buns, carrot cake and blackberry cobbler.


April 17 & 18 - Easter (a new take on the holiday)


Celebrate Easter with a variety of fresh, spring produce. Here, we will help you master a few essentials where you can look forward to introducing friends and family to a wonderful Easter meal.


April 24 & 25 - Italian


Learn how to create the perfect Italian dinner. Try your hand at different pasta shaping techniques, sauces, salad and dessert too. It will be an unforgettable feast!


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Participation Level


All of the classes we offer feature groups preparing one or more dishes, contributing to the whole menu prepared by the entire class. Participants should feel comfortable working within a timeframe and from a recipe guided by the instructor, while also learning about the subject and observing other recipes being prepared. Each class will conclude with tasting of all the dishes.


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