Rivertown Inn offers monthly culinary classes -- fun and informative three hour sessions that feature hands-on instruction and plentiful food samplings of the dishes prepared in class. Chef Maggie’s passion and expertise lies in plant-forward cooking and classes will be taught with this principle in mind. Dietary restrictions will be accommodated whenever possible. A glass of wine or non-alcoholic beverage is included and can be enjoyed at the end of class with your creations. 


Plant-forward Healthy Meals for the New Year
Saturday, January 26

Learn to make healthy and hearty meals while putting vegetables in the center of your plate. By eating this way you can improve your overall health while eating more than you would on a diet high in processed foods and animal products. Join Chef Maggie to in the kitchen to learn some tips and tricks to get you moving towards healthy eating this year. On the menu: Zucchini Noodle Saute, Marinated Portobello Salad, Hearty Red Lentil Stew, Sweet Potato Bowl with Chimichurri, and Wine Poached Pears for dessert

Hands-on Pasta
Saturday, March 23 & 30

Roll your sleeves up and join Chef Maggie in the kitchen to see how easy homemade pasta really can be! Learn the basics of making and rolling out pasta and simple, flavorful sauces to pair with each. On the menu: Fettuccine with Lemon-Herb Cream Sauce, Sweet Potato Ravioli with Brown Butter Sage Sauce, and Spinach and Ricotta Manicotti. As a bonus, we’ll learn to make ricotta from scratch!

Vegan is the New Vegetarian
Saturday, April 13

Vegan eating is predicted to be the #1 diet trend of 2019. If you’re curious about the vegan diet, or just looking for a way to add more vegetables to your diet, join Chef Maggie to discover how delicious and fulfilling vegan food can really be! On the menu: Vegan Cheese Dip that will fool even your most devoted cheese lover, Portobello Mushroom Shepherd’s Pie, Sweet Potato and Chickpea Curry with Kale, and a Raw Key Lime Pie for dessert.

$75.00 per person plus tax. 

Each class begins at noon and runs 2.5-3 hours in duration. Classes are limited to six participants. Advance reservations and pre-payment required. For reservations, please call (651) 430-2955.

Please note that in addition to our regularly-scheduled cooking classes, private classes for 6 can be arranged on select dates. Please talk to the Chef or to a member of our staff for more information.