Cook with Chefs Across the World
Homecooks, Michelin stars and chefs trained by their grandmothers.
The Chef & The Dish brings you chefs with years of experience cooking authentic recipes from their regions.
LOCATION: BUDAPEST, HUNGARY
Specialities: Hungarian cuisine
Favourite Dishes: Chicken Paprika
Accolades: Owner of top rated Hungarian culinary experience, private chef to celebrities
About My Cooking Class: "In my cooking class, I'll teach you about popular Hungarian dishes, our most famous spices, Pálinka(!) and perhaps even a little about growing up in Communism"
LOCATION: SEVILLE, SPAIN
Specialities: Spanish Cooking
Favourite Dishes: Paella
Accolades: Owner of Fresh Cooking Spain, a top rated culinary school in Seville, featured on Canal Sur Spanish TV
About My Cooking Class: "Let's have some fun! I'll teach you about my wonderful culture, we'll cook some delicious things and maybe I'll even cook with you outside on my patio if it's nice outside!"
LOCATION: BODRUM, TURKEY
Specialities: Turkish and Mediterranean Cuisine
Favourite Dishes: All of them!
Accolades: Owner of Cooking Classes Bodrum, featured on CNBC World, Shane Delia's Spice Journey, and WDR Wundershön
About My Cooking Class: "I am so excited to bring my Turkish Home Cooking Classes to another level by coming into your kitchen and having you in mine, isn't this amazing? If you talk to anyone that's been to Turkey, they will first tell you how delicious the food was. Taste our delicious cuisine in the comfort of your home. Please be my guest and lets cook together!"
LOCATION: BARI, ITALY
Specialities: Pasta-making and Italian cuisine
Favourite Dishes: Panzerotti
Accolades: Chef at multiple Michelin Star restaurants.
About My Cooking Class: "Cooking is a passport that lets you travel the world. It's an invisible string that brings everyone together. Welcome come into my kitchen in Bari, Italy and I look forward to being part of yours. Let's make beautiful food together!"
Daniela del Balzo
LOCATION: ROME, ITALY
Specialities: Neapolitan and Roman Cuisine
Favourite Dishes: Naples pizza, of course!
Accolades: Owner of Daniela's Cooking School, Cooked for Mark Bittman of the NYTs, Grand Prize culinary experience for Top Chef New Zealand winner
About My Cooking Class: "I can't wait to open my home to you. I'll teach you about Southern Italian dishes, and we'll make simple dishes that you can't believe how amazing they'll taste. Let's cook together!"
LOCATION: NEW ORLEANS, U.S.
Specialities: Anything creole, baby!
Favourite Dishes: New Orleans BBQ Shrimp
Accolades: Private chef to the celebrities and professional athletes, featured on Food Network, regular TV chef in New Orleans, James Beard Scholar
About My Cooking Class: "Let's do this! You and I - we're going to make some awesome creole food together, and we're going to have fun doing it. Maybe I'll even tell you stories about cooking for Hollywood's A List celebrities!"
LOCATION: KOH TAO, THAILAND
Specialities: Thai and Thai Street Food
Favourite Dishes: Vegetarian Red Curry
Accolades: Former owner of Noodle Soup Street Stall, Owner of Thai Cooking With Joy
About My Cooking Class: "Welcome to my island of Koh Tao in Thailand! I can't wait to teach you about Thai cooking. I make it easy for you, so you can make it over and over again at home. I can't wait to cook with you!"
LOCATION: MILAN, ITALY
Specialities: Traditional Italian Cuisine
Favourite Dishes: Anything made with great ingredients
Accolades: Graduated top of her class at the prestigious Italian culinary school, ALMA, worked in several Michelin Star Restaurants
About My Cooking Class: "I can't wait to cook with you! I'll teach you about amazing Italian ingredients, the history of Italian cuisine, and at the end of our class - you'll have dishes that are restaurant worthy"
Specialities: Straits Chinese Cuisine
Favourite Dishes: I love almost everything!
Accolades: Responsible for bringing two Michelin Stars to Cuisine Cuisine part of the Mira Hotel in Hong Kong
About My Cooking Class: "Let's have some fun. I love my country and talking about the food of Singapore. In my cooking classes, you'll learn how to master dishes you never thought you could tackle.
LOCATION: NEW ENGLAND, U.S.
Specialities: Vermont Farm to Table
Favourite Dishes: Vermont Goat Cheese Soufflé
Accolades: Featured in Esquire; Discovery Channel, Great Chefs of the East; Condé Nast Traveller; and in Food & Wine as owner of one of the Top 25 Restaurants in the US.
About My Cooking Class: "The only thing I enjoy more than discovering new foods and wines is sharing my enthusiasm and techniques with others. Together we can create an experience of culinary adventure, and get to know each other while having fun! Let me bring part of my world of cooking to you in your home."
Specialities: Brazilian Cuisine
Favourite Dishes: Brazilian "Quitanda" (Snacks)
Accolades: Owner of Trip Advisor Excellence awarded Restaurant, Culinary Teacher, Private Chef
About My Cooking Class: "In my cooking class, I'll teach you about some Brazilian dishes, a little of our history and our most famous ingredients. All following my main guideline: Keep it Simple"
LOCATION: TOKYO, JAPAN
Specialities: Japanese home cooking
Favourite Dishes: Gyoza!
Accolades: Owner of TOKYO Kitchen Cooking Class a top culinary experience on Trip Advisor Japan, featured in several Japanese magazines
About My Cooking Class: "Our cuisine in Japan is very special. I'll teach you how to use chopsticks, and how to cook with precision that makes your dishes not only delicious, but beautiful too! Let's transport your kitchen to Japan in my cooking classes."