The Art of Cooking at Hillbrook Inn!

Cooking classes at our West Virginia resort are the perfect way to enhance your visit. In each class, you will partake in hands-on preparation while learning from one of our expert chefs. We also provide you with recipes and the chance to enjoy your culinary creations.


Class Topics Menu
Basic Butchering Techniques Get ready to expand your range as a cook! This class will cover one of the following topics: the proper breakdown of a whole chicken or a game bird (such as pheasant and quail) or the proper cleaning and filleting of various types of fish.
Chef’s choice based on restrictions. 
$110 per guest plus gratuity
Pastabilities: The Art of Making Homemade Pasta and Sauce Few dishes are more satisfying than your own handmade pasta. You will learn to make the dough for a noodle-type pasta and ravioli, along with an accompanying sauce. $110 for one guest plus gratuity; $80 per person for two guests plus gratuity
Lobster: Live to Table
Our chef will break down the intricacies of a beautifully prepared lobster dinner. You will learn the benefits of steaming versus boiling, and other how-tos for creating the perfect dish. This class has an additional $15 fee to cover the cost of ingredients and must be booked at least a week in advance. $125 per guest plus gratuity
French Macaron Class In this class, we will cover the delicate art of the french macaron, a gluten free cookie with an almond based meringue exterior and a cream filled center. We will create two flavors with different fillings and discuss several simple tips to ensure the success of this homemade treasure. This class is not for the faint at heart and requires patience and precision during the process. $110 for one guest plus gratuity; $80 per person for two guests plus gratuity
Salted Caramel Explosion Class
Learn to create the classic soft-centered chocolate covered salted caramel. This rich candy is a favorite among many and is quite irresistible to the pallet! We will also make a homemade salted caramel sauce to pair with a warm homemade chocolate chip skillet cookie. $110 for one guest plus gratuity; $80 per person for two guests plus gratuity


Classes are held from 12-2pm in one of our culinary kitchens.

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Please note: Bookings and cancellations must be made no later than the Monday before the class.
Customized classes with the Executive Chef offered upon request starting at $250 per person.

Group classes available upon request; pricing based on class topic and number of participating guests.

Hillbrook Inn & Spa
4490 Summit Point RoadCharles Town, WV 25414 4682 • USA
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