The Baudelaire Onion
Chef Donna Marie Desfor's Tasting Room

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The Baudelaire Onion Tasting Room 

Terms and Conditions:
Culinary Classes*
are taught in your home** or in Chef Donna's home kitchen in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania.

Culinary Classes are available for every level of cook or chef and for every level of interest and capacity for learning.  Chef Donna Desfor custom designs each class to meet your needs and suit your time schedule.  Best of all, the meal that follows can be enjoyed by your invited guests. 

Class size varies; 2-hour classes generally cost $95 per guest; 4+ hour classes begin at $195 per guest.  All classes include workbook with recipes, tastings, food***, and are hands-on in the kitchen.

*Subject to scheduling availability.
**Certain travel restrictions or premiums may apply.
***surcharges for premium foods will apply.

For additional information please call 
or email

Custom Culinary Classes for all levels on a variety of topics.  Favorite topics include:

Kitchen Boot Camp --
All the tips and tricks you need to navigate your kitchen and turn out great tasting meals.  4- 6 hour session; concludes with dinner for you, your class-mates and your invited guests. Some restrictions may apply.

Your Top 10 --
The top 10 tools and techniques you must have in your kitchen.

Choose your Weapon -
Knife skills that will change the way you cook.  2 hours; includes food tastings throughout the session.

Market-Wise(TM) -
Learn how to choose the best, freshest, and smartest ingredients to make your mealtime the best it can be.

Workshops and Lectures:
Three Bites to Being Full and Satisfied
Imagine eating anything you want without guilt or worry.  Imagine being able to enjoy every bite of food you put in your mouth.  Impossible?  It's easier than you think.  Class limited to 12 guests; $65 per guest includes workbook.

Effortless Entertaining -
Learn to entertain your guests and actually enjoy the process.   Class limited to 12 guests; $65 per guest includes workbook.

Dinner in 15 minutes
Think it takes too long to cook?  Think again.  Learn how to get a delicious meal on the table in about 15 minutes.  Yes, Really.  Great for a Girls' Nite Out or Networking event.   Class limited to 12 guests; $75 per guest includes workbook.
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