My Big, Fat, Greek Cooking Class!
    with Chef Elaine Pitenis
          At The Casements
   25 Riverside Drive Ormond Beach, FL
Greek Cooking Classes 
Ormond Beach, Florida
Learn how to make delicious and healthy Greek foods using traditional recipes 
common in the Mediterranean Diet.
Classes take place at The Casements, 
the Winter  Home  of  John D. Rockefeller
Homemade Baklava
Spanakopita (Spinach and Feta Cheese Wrapped in Phyllo
Avgolemono Soup
Chicken Souvlaki
Beef Wellington Wrapped in Phyllo
Greek Salad, Tzaziki, and Hummus
Saganaki (Flaming Greek Cheese)

Wes and I really enjoyed your class. You made it fun along with all of the perfect instructions we needed to prepare our delicious Greek dinner. My husband and I savored the extra portions you sent home with us later that night. The cheese triangles and the baklava are favorites of ours and now I will be able to make them for the family, thanks to your class. It was nice to meet you and the other students. THANK YOU! 
Carol H. Ormond Beach, FL

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From I-95, Take Exit 268 toward Ormond Beach    
Merge onto FL-40 E/W Granada Blvd -   4.8 mi  
Turn right onto Riverside Dr
• Destination will be on the left 

Each cooking class is a hands-on learning experience with mostly heart-healthy recipes. Recipe booklets are included, and wine is served to those 21 and older. Food that is prepared in class is served to the students, and take-home containers are also offered to each student at the end of class. Each class is $85 (taxes and supply fee included). 

Upcoming Classes:

                               REGISTER NOW FOR 2019 CLASSES!

Tuesday, ​January 22nd   4 PM- 7:30 pm    Greek Vegetarian Dinner    SOLD OUT!
Hummus, Tzaziki, Greek Salad, Vegetarian Moussaka, Homemade Pita Bread, Spanakopita, Rice Pilaf, and Baklava

Thursday, ​January 24th 4 PM- 7:30 PM Greek Vegetarian Dinner    SOLD OUT!
Hummus, Tzaziki, Greek Salad, Vegetarian Moussaka, Homemade Pita Bread, Spanakopita, Rice Pilaf, and Baklava

Tuesday, February 19th    4 PM- 7:30 PM   “Fun with Phyllo!”   SOLD OUT!
Feta Cheese Triangles, Beef Wellingtons Wrapped in Phyllo, Contemporary Greek
Salad, Galaktoboureko, and Baklava


Thursday,  February 21st    4 PM- 7:30 PM    “Fun with Phyllo!”   SOLD OUT!
Feta Cheese Triangles, Beef Wellingtons Wrapped in Phyllo, Contemporary Greek 
Salad, Galaktoboureko, and Baklava


Tuesday March 19th 4 PM- 7:30 PM     Roast Leg of Lamb Dinner  SOLD OUT!
Tender Roast Leg of Lamb, Greek Style Potatoes, Greek Salad, Kataifi Dessert

Thursday,  March 21st    4 PM- 7:30 PM   Roast Leg of Lamb Dinner  SOLD OUT!
Tender Roast Leg of Lamb, Greek Style Potatoes, Greek Salad, Kataifi Dessert

Thursday, April 25th    4 PM- 7:30 PM     Pastitso Dinner      SOLD OUT!
Pastitso (Greek-Style Lasagna), Spinach and Feta Triangles, Stuffed Grape Leaves, Greek Salad and Galaktoboureko

Thursday,  May 23rd    4 PM- 7:30 PM     Greek Soup Class
Avgolemono (Egg-Lemon Soup), Faki (Lentil Soup), Fasoulada (Bean Soup), 
Youvarelakia (Meatballs and Rice Soup), Homemade Pita Bread, Greek Salad, 
and Kataifi Dessert 

​Thursday,   June 20th    4 PM- 7:30 PM      Chicken Souvlaki Dinner  2 SEATS LEFT!
Chicken Souvlaki, Rice Pilaf, Spanakopita, Tzaziki, Greek Salad, and Baklava

 No Classes July & August 2019 - ON VACATION IN GREECE!!

Thursday, August 22nd   4 PM- 7:30 PM     Moussaka Dinner
Moussaka, Rice Pilaf, Greek Salad, Stuffed ​Grape Leaves, Spanakopita, and Baklava

Thursday, September 26th   4 PM- 7:30 PM   Pastitso Dinner
Pastitso (Greek-Style Lasagna), Spinach and Feta Triangles, Stuffed Grape Leaves, Greek Salad, and Galaktoboureko 

Thursday,  October 24th  4 PM- 7:30 PM   "Fun with Phyllo!"
Feta Cheese Triangles, Beef Wellingtons Wrapped in Phyllo,Contemporary Greek
Salad, Galaktoboureko, and Baklava

Thursday,  November 21st  4 PM-7:30 PM   Greek Holiday Appetizers
​Tzaziki, Hummus, Greek Caviar, Kalamari, Crab Meat wrapped in Phyllo, 
Stuffed Grape Leaves, Loukaniko, and Saganaki

Thursday,  December 12th  4 PM- 7:30 PM    Greek Holiday Desserts
 Baklava, Kourambiethes, Loukoumades,Galaktoboureko,  Koulourakia, Finikia, and 
Greek Coffee
   Baklava Truffles!
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​Marc & I had a great experience learning how to make fantastic food. I enjoyed the tips you included while making each dish.
Thank you for a fun, positive time in the kitchen. We hope to make time to go to other classes that you offer.

Best Regards,
Laura H.
Port Orange, FL

I had the MOST WONDERFUL time....your recipes are amazing, and I can't wait to cook them for my family and friends!! Thanks so much and keep on sharing your love of cooking Greek !

Pam S. :-)
Thank you so much, it was a lot of fun! We had a great time and the food- magnificent! Five stars for us thank you again!
Jim M., Port Orange, FL
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Great company, delicious food, and, of course, WINE! I enjoyed spending the evening cooking with all of you. Thank you, Elaine, for a good time and an excellent class!
 I truly enjoyed last evening- "Fun with Phyllo & Chef Elaine" The food, mood & company were absolutely wonderful! I look forward to participating in another class next year.
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