Private Cooking Experience - Reserved

Private Cooking Experience - Reserved

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Private Cooking Class – Details:

This is a hands-on cooking experience; you and your group will be cooking your agreed upon menu under the guidance of our Certified Chef Instructor.  In most classes, you will be cooking in pairs of 2 or groups of 4.  

14 Person Minimum – 22 Maximum ( based on class) , should you require a class for less than 14, or if individuals cannot make the event – payment for minimum (14) is required

Average Class time is approx 3 hours

  • 30 min : Welcome – Check-In, Appetizers, Complimentary Toast
  • 60-90min: Cooking
  • 60min: Enjoy your meal and relax
  • Cooking is generally a combination of guest prepared and chef demo
  • Evening Classes start no later than 6pm
  • Day Classes can start as early as requested
  • BM Staff for event: Chef Instructor, 1 Kitchen Assistant, 1-2 Porters

Event Includes:

  • Chef Choice Appetizer (Focaccia, etc.)
  • Complimentary Wine & Prosecco
  • Sparkling Water
  • Coffee and Tea ( please request at time of booking)
  • Private Access to Cookshop & Patio (weather permitting, you can enjoy your meal on our private heated patio)
  • Private Shopping Experience (Night) (Store closed after 6 pm)
  • 10% off most In-Store Items and Future Cooking Classes
  • Customized Recipe Workbook
  • Everything needed to prepare your meal ( aprons, tools, etc)

Menu:

  • Menu is to be agreed upon at the time of payment ( no later than 1 week prior to event), Please refrain from making changes to the menu after agreeing – we will do our best to accommodate but cannot guarantee
  • All Class participants will be cooking the same menu – we cannot accommodate different menus for each guest
  • Allergies and food sensitivities: It is your responsibility to inform The Babylon Mercantile of any food allergies at the time of the class booking
  • Certain classes cannot be modified to accommodate allergies – we suggest selecting a different menu/class
  • Custom Class Menu: Consultation fee of $150 to create and test recipe, Price per Person based on menu & ingredients
  • Custom Cooking Experiences require a non-refundable $150, which will be applied towards the class. Custom Classes start at $150 Per Person.
  • Cancellation: 14 days prior receive refund (less deposit) / 7 days prior receive 50% credit
  • BM has the right to modify menu and terms as needed.  

 Timing of Class Event:

  • The average Class time is 3.5 hours
    • 15-30 min : Welcome – Check-In, Appetizers, Complimentary Toast, Aprons On!
    • 60-90min: Cooking
    • 60-90min: Enjoy your meal and relax
  • You are welcome to arrive 30 minutes prior to contracted start of class, our outdoor patio will be ready for you.

In order to provide you with successful cooking experience and a meal in a timely manner, we allocate approximately 1.5- 2hrs of active cooking time, we do our best to plan a menu and cooking based on this allotted time.  Therefore, cooking will begin 15 minutes after the contracted start time of the event.  We ask that you ensure your entire party arrives on time to meet the time required for class.

In the event you are late or  require a start time later than 30 minutes after the contracted start time additional costs may be applied,  Later than 1 hour from contracted start time, Babylon Mercantile reserves the right to adjust menu.  

Any later than 1 Hour from contracted start we will consider this a No-Show/Cancellation.

Allergies:

Staying Safe and Healthy You are responsible for: (i) informing BM if you have any medical and/or food allergies; and (ii) avoiding any contact with such medical and/or food allergies. BM will attempt, but cannot guarantee, to accommodate your allergies. It is your responsibility to prevent allergic reactions by informing us.

 

 

Alcohol/Substance Policy

  • BM will provide a bottle of complimentary Wine and Prosecco
  • BYOB is permitted under the following Rules:
  • Guest can bring their own Wine &/or Beer – please limit quantities for 2 drinks per person
  • Hard Alcohol is not permitted ( this includes but is not limited to Spirits like Vodka, tequila, Bourbon, & Cordials)
  • We ask that you limit drinking prior to cooking and enjoy your wine/beer with your meal
  • Should BM feel any guests are impaired due to alcohol/substance BM reserves the right to stop the cooking class and/or ask the guest to leave the kitchen area, without refund.
  • Should any guest pose a danger to themselves, or others, BM reserves the right to stop the cooking class - without refund.
  • Any substance that significantly impairs facilities are not permitted
  • Smoking is not allowed on premises

 

Children

  • If you intend to include children in your private cooking event, please disclose age and number of children at the time of booking. BM will guide you on appropriate class menus available for classes with young children
  • Children under the age of 5 are discouraged
  • Children are not permitted to climb on stools, run in the kitchen or on the patio, or go near burners, knives and any cooking equipment.

Decorations

  • You are welcome to bring decorations. However, we do not allow balloons inside our kitchen, or confetti and we kindly ask you to please remove all decorations at the end of the event.
  • Please do not tape or affix any decorations to the outside vinyl panels or awning structure

 

Reservation Policy

  • A non-Refundable Deposit is required to hold the class date. Deposit is the cost of 1 person.
  • Payment in full is required 7 days prior to class by credit card or gift card. If you wish to pay by cash or check, please contact 631-818-1100

Gratuities:

  • Cash Gratuities are welcome and not included in price per person.
  • Gratuities are distributed to the BM Mercantile Team
  • Suggested gratuities are 20-25% of cost of the cooking class

 

 

Menu:

  • Menu is to be agreed upon at the time of payment ( no later than 1 week prior to event), Please refrain from making changes to the menu after agreeing – we will do our best to accommodate but cannot guarantee
  • All Class participants will be cooking the same menu – we cannot accommodate different menus for each guest
  • Allergies and food sensitivities: It is your responsibility to inform The Babylon Mercantile of any food allergies at the time of the class booking
  • Certain classes cannot be modified to accommodate allergies – we suggest selecting a different menu/class
  • Custom Class Menu: Consultation fee of $150 to create and test recipe, Price per Person based on menu & ingredients
  • Custom Cooking Experiences require a non-refundable $150, which will be applied towards the class. Custom Classes start at $150 Per Person.
  • Cancellation: 14 days prior receive refund (less deposit) / 7 days prior receive 50% credit
  • BM has the right to modify menu and terms as needed.