Previous Classes

Classes listed below are previously completed & depending on instructor availability, these subjects could be chosen for a private class for Groups of 6 or more (10-12 person Maximum). Contact Info@artichokeotr.com or call 513-263-1002 for more information about booking a private event in our space!

Vegan Soups with Alecia Petroze of Juniper Seed

$50 per person, pre-paid reservations required.

Alecia Petroze of Juniper Seed (based out of Findlay Kitchen, offering plant-based meal prep.) is no stranger to the challenges of Vegan Cooking, and is in store to share her Soup Secrets with you! She will feature a creamy mushroom soup base, a creamy faux-chicken soup base and a seasonal soup featuring produce from Rose Hill Farms.

Vegetarian Dinner with Daniel Tonozzi

$50 per person, pre-paid reservations required.

Calling all vegetarians and vegetable forward folks, for Vegetarian Dinner with Daniel Tonozzi. He will walk you through all the dinner courses starting with a stuffed eggs, the classic Pasta E Ceci, sicilian pasta with chickpeas, and Almond Cakes with a chocolate sauce to finish. Eating vegetarian doesn’t have to be boring — come see how!

Spring Veggie Bowls with Lisa Andrews of Sound Bites Nutrition

$50 per person, pre-paid reservations required.


Join Lisa Andrews from Soundbites Nutrition for a refreshing experience! Discover the perfect light veggie bowl for a spring or summer lunch – a quinoa delight with black beans and veggies. Lisa will also whip up a seasonal fruit salad with lime vinaigrette on the side, ideal for summertime events. Elevate your dining with this delicious combination of fresh flavors. Don’t miss out on the taste of summer – join Lisa for a culinary journey that turns simple ingredients into a feast for the senses!

Salmon Dinner for Two with Trish Fail of Seasoned Dish

$50 per person, pre-paid reservations required.

Dinner doesn’t have to be boring! Spice it up with Trish Fail (Seasoned Dish) for a delicious and light dinner for two. Her menu includes marinated salmon paired with garlic & herb couscous and fresh cucumber & tomato lemon salad. Yum!

Italian Cocktail Party with Daniel Tonozzi

$50 per person, pre-paid reservations required.

Benvenuto to an Italian Cocktail Party with Daniel Tonozzi, featuring small plates or cicchetti, to share at a small or large parties alike! His menu includes Burro Tonnato; a buttery tuna mousse, Roasted Olives, Pepperoni arrostiti, marinated roasted peppers, and a frittata staginale, a vegetable omelet. Bring your favorite cocktail, or mocktail, for a cheers, Saluti! 

A Haute Few with Mona Bronson-Fuqua

$50 per person, pre-paid reservations required.

Get saucy with Mona for Haute Few (a la “Hot Ones”) in preparations for March Madness! The menu features Quick chicken wings in the multi-cooker and a few of her haute sauces including: Alabama White Jerk Sauce, Mango Habanero, Mo’Betta BBQ, and Tamarind Pineapple. Can you handle A Haute Few?

Bread Making 101 with Ellisen Blair

$50 per person, pre-paid reservations required.

Join Artichoke’s own Ellisen Blair, in a bread adventure to remember! Learn how to create a seeded sandwich bread and how best to enjoy it. She will walk you though the steps of the bread and then how to turn it into french toast with a blueberry compote for dipping!

Winter Brunch with Daniel Tonozzi

$50 per person, pre-paid reservations required.

Warm up this winter with a cozy Winter Brunch: simple dishes for a make-ahead meal that’s sure to please anyone who’s at your brunch table. Daniel walks you through a homemade breakfast sausage, an oatmeal bake and a Dutch baby (a large German pancake, similar to a Yorkshire pudding)!

Tender Mushrooms with Ellisen Blair

$50 per person, pre-paid reservations required.

Join Artichoke’s own Ellisen Blair, in a delectable cooking adventure with some fabulous fungi! Mushrooms can be cooked in a variety of delicious ways. From a savory breakfast to an evening soup, Ellisen will be your guide to cooking tender mushrooms everyone is sure to love.

Healthy Dessert with Lisa Andrews

$50 per person, pre-paid reservations required.

Join Lisa Andrews of Sound Bites Nutrition as she guides you through crafting healthy and delicious desserts. Stay tuned for the more details on the original recipes she will be sharing with the class. She’s ready to clue you in on all of the secrets to satisfying your sweet tooth without compromising your commitment to health.

Steak Night with Mike Bader

$65 per person, pre-paid reservations required.

Wish you could impress your family (or a date) with a ‘fancy’ homemade steak dinner? Join Mike Bader of Redden Fine Meats & Seafood for the essential tips and tricks to the perfect steak night. Mike will show you what kind of beef cut to pick, how to season, as well as how long to cook a steak to a preferred temperature. Every steak needs a delicious side, Mike pairs his steaks with a Chimichurri sauce and crispy smashed potatoes. Yum!

Holiday Soul Food with Mona Bronson-Fuqua

$50 per person, pre-paid reservations required.

Join Instructor Mona Bronson-Fuqua in preparing the very best holiday comfort food. We will be making Collard Greens or Black-eyed Peas in a multi-cooker, Candied Yams along with a homemade Cheese Sauce for Mac ’n Cheese. Come learn and taste what a difference a little soul can add to your holiday!

Holiday Pies with Hannah Bender

$50 per person, pre-paid reservations required.

Join Hannah for baking pies- from scratch! She shows you how to make a versatile whole wheat flaky crust made with vodka, great for sweet or savory pies. She will take your tastebuds on a tour of her holiday pie trio: Apple Crumble, Pecan, and Pumpkin made fresh – not from a can! 

Fall Soups with Daniel Tonozzi

$50 per person, pre-paid reservations required.

The moment the leaves turn and there’s a chill in the air, it’s officially soup season! Learn the basics of turning vegetables into rich, hearty soups with savory fall flavors. Join Daniel Tonozzi for some fall soup classics including Cream of Mushroom, Butternut Squash, and a Green Soup – which features zucchini and spinach.

The Kale Whisperer with Lisa Andrews

$50 per person, pre-paid reservations required.

Join Lisa Andrews of Sound Bites Nutrition as she guides you through the health benefits of Kale & tricks to helping bring out the most flavor in this more bitter green. She will be demonstrating her white bean and kale soup and a kale salad with peaches in a Ginger vinaigrette. Kale yeah!

Pumpkin with Hannah Bender

$50 per person, pre-paid reservations required.

Join Hannah Bender for a class on everyone’s fall favorite – pumpkin! Hannah will show you how to roast whole pumpkins and how to use them for more than just pie. Hannah’s pumpkin alfredo and creme brulee will be the perfect additions to your seasonal repertoire.

Celebrating Julia Child with Daniel Tonozzi

$50 per person, pre-paid reservations required.

Join us for a celebration of Julia Child’s Birthday! (August 16th) This legendary woman taught America to cook through authentic french cuisine with her revolutionary cookbook, Mastering the Art of French Cooking. Daniel will guide you through french techniques including a cheese souffle and a gorgeous salad to accompany. Délicieuse!

Vegan Baking with Becca Sheets

$50 per person, pre-paid reservations required.

Want to try a vegan diet, but you have a sweet tooth? Join Becca for Vegan Baking! She’ll show you how to replace all the animal products – butter, milk, egg – in a yellow cake and cookie base. She tops it all off with a vegan frosting and whipped cream!

BBQ Sides Chick! with Mona Bronson-Fuqua 

$50 per person, pre-paid reservations required.

Featured Product: Staub Cast Iron Fry Pan

Join Mona for the perfect sides for your potluck or BBQ this summer! Learn to make favorites like Elote corn salad, fried green tomatoes, and a citrus salad. She has the tips and tricks to make sides the best part of any gathering this season, sure to keep folks coming back for more!

Pizza with Ellisen Blair

Thursday June 8th, 2023, 6:30-7:30pm –NEW!

$50 per person, pre-paid reservations required.

Featured Product: Emile Henry Ridged Pizza Stone

Join Ellisen Blair, in a making homemade dough and dressing it in all the freshness of summer. From spicy radishes to creamy cheese, come and learn the fundamentals and flourishes alike.

Joyous Juneteenth with Mona

Thursday June 15th 2023, 6:30-7:30pm

$50 per person, pre-paid reservations required.

Join Chef Mona Bronson-Fuqua for a meal to celebrate Juneteenth. We will be learning about the Juneteenth holiday while sipping red punch, while making and tasting some Alabama Jerk potato salad and watermelon radish salad. 

A Better Burger with Tom Bender

Thursday June 29th 2023, 6:30-7:30pm

$50 per person, pre-paid reservations required.

Join Tom Bender, Regional Manager of Eli’s BBQ to learn the secrets of making the perfect Burger! We will be learning all about (and tasting!) his take on a Classic Smash Burger and a Thai Turkey Burger. Take in all Tom’s tips and tricks to up your burger game at home!

Gettin’ Saucy with Daniel Tonozzi

$50 per person, pre-paid reservations required. – NEW

What makes every dish better? Whether it’s smothered on top or served on the side – a sauce can make or break a dish. Join Daniel Tonozzi for a dive into a variety of classic sauces to master at home. From a quick vinaigrette, to a creamy homemade mayonnaise, and even a beautiful hollandaise for the brunch crowd – it’s time to get Saucy! 

Let’s Taco ‘Bout It : Vegan Tacos with Becca Sheets

$50 per person, pre-paid reservations required. – NEW

Are you tired of the same old beef taco mix? Let’s taco ‘bout it the vegan way! Join Becca to mix up your Taco Tuesdays with a variety of vegan friendly protein options. She will be showing how to make a meaty portobello mushroom taco, pecan tacos (but with the texture of meat!) and a vegan elote filling including vegan mayo and vegan cotija cheese. 

Ravioli with Hannah Bender

$50 per person, pre-paid reservations required.

Learn the basics and benefits of making your own pasta from scratch. Hannah will show you how easy it is to mix the dough & use a manual pasta machine for results that will make boxed pasta a thing of the past. We will be making spinach and cheese ravioli from scratch pasta served with a simple Marinara.

No Fear Fish with Hannah Bender

$50 per person, pre-paid reservations required.

Hannah Luken Bender, who has 7 years of professional experience with filleting, butchering, and preparing seafood and meats, will teach you to make an amazing but simple Scallop Ceviche, how to let a whole fish, and how to roast a whole fish. You will come away with confidence that you know what to do with the whole sh and look forward to visiting the sh market with a whole new appreciation for those beautiful fresh fish. Who needs fish sticks when you can buy fresh fish and prepare it yourself!

Crepe By Step with Daniel Tonozzi

$50 per person, pre-paid reservations required.

Learn to prepare crêpes – elegant creations of delicate pancakes – and serve them for breakfast, lunch, or supper. We’ll demonstrate how to mix the perfect batter, then the proper way to cook the perfect crepe. We will then assemble them as Crêpes Suzette, that wonderful flaming French classic. Bon Appetit!

Sausage 101 with Mike Bader

$50 per person, pre-paid reservations required.

Join Mike Bader of Redden Fine Meats & Seafood in Madeira, Ohio for the 101 on sausage making! From what cuts to use, the spices to add, mixing, stung the casings, to frying into the pan – Mike knows the tips and tricks to the perfect mett (or brat!)

Black History Month with Mona Bronson Fuqua

$50 per person, pre-paid reservations required.

In honor of Black History Month, join Mona Bronson-Fuqua for an evening inspired by the Netix Series “High on the Hog: How African American Cuisine Transformed America.” She will take you on a culinary journey of Black chefs and their cuisine, dating back to the folks who cooked in Martha Washington’s kitchen. Menu Includes Classic Mac’n Cheese, Jambalya &Jerk Sweet Potato, Cabbage and Black Bean Stew served over Grits.