Portuguese Cuisine Hands-on Cooking Class (FRI 2/28 @ 7PM)

Portuguese Cuisine consists of Mediterranean influences and spices such as piri piri (a tiny fiery chili pepper), black pepper, cinnamon, vanilla and saffron. Olive oil is one of the bases of Portuguese cuisine both for cooking and flavoring meals as well as garlic and herbs such as coriander and parsley.


• Pear sangria with vinho verde

• Pasteis de bacalhau (Bacalao fritters) 

• Saffron aioli

• Pao de queijo (cheese bread)

• Rissois de camarao (shrimp turnovers)

Caldo verde (Green broth soup)

• Costeletas de Porco (Portuguese garlic pork chops

• Pasteis de nata (custard tarts)

All Inclusive:

• 5-8 Menu Dishes

• A cordial/beverage per person (includes: soft drinks and water)

• Free Parking

• All menu recipes available for you online on our website

• Doggie bags available, if any leftovers

• Tax included

• Credit card processing fees included

• Gratuity not included

Class length: Approx. 2.5-3 hrs

About Class: This class is NOT a food demo, I repeat, this class is NOT a food demo. Get ready for an interactive hands-on cooking experience! You will have a station and cooking with your bare hands...and knives :)


- An appetite and great attitude!   
- We recommend comfortable shoes/sneakers, non-slip preferred. No heels.
- An apron will be provided but you are welcome to bring your own.
- If you want to bring a snack or bottle of wine to share with the group, all is welcomed! No corkage fees.

RSVP & Refund Policy: Cooking class is limited up to 14 attendees. Registration are made on first-come, first-basis. Payment is required upfront to hold a spot in class. Online payments accepted via PayPal or Credit Card. No checks, no money orders. Click here to view instructions

ABOUT WAIT-LIST: Once a class has sold out, names will be taken for a waitlist in case of cancellation. Waiting list are made on first-come, first-basis. However, if there is sufficient interest, an additional section of the class can be added the following month.

72 HOUR REFUND POLICY: You have 72 hrs prior to the cooking class date to cancel your RSVP to receive a full refund. No refunds will be issued if you have passed the 72 hour margin, unless spot is able to be filled from wait-list. You may send someone in your place. We can try to email the group members to sell your tickets, but we don't guarantee refunds if we don't find a replacement. Recipes will be posted on the website. If you have any questions, contact us at[masked] or [masked]

NO SHOW, NO REFUND: Sorry! We still have to cover our food expenses, overhead and materials to cover your spot. Please read our 72 HOUR POLICY above.

GIFT CERTIFICATES/PROMOS: Homemade Chefs and Roho Kitchen gift certificates, unless otherwise specified, may be redeemed at any time toward cooking classes. The value equals the amount paid when purchased and is not redeemable for cash. Our standard class policies mentioned above apply when gift certificates are used as payment for classes. Please be advised that donated classes (for auctions, raffles, charities, etc) expire one year from date of issue and are not redeemable for cash.

Homemade Chefs and Roho Kitchen reserves the right to cancel classes not meeting attendee enrollment standards, to change recipes or to substitute instructor and organizers.


Directions: ((Do NOT trust your GPS! Please read directions below)) We are located right off I-595 (South), between Pine Island Rd (Exit 4) and University Dr (Exit 5). Look for "8300 Plaza" along State Road 84. If you are in the Publix or Round-Up Shopping Center, you are lost! Reroute, we are located east from there. Finding it for the first time can be a little tricky. Leave early just incase. If you find yourself in a dessert, don't hesitate to call us at[masked]-2895.

Coming from West to East on I-595 , Exit Pine Island but continue on State Rd 84 heading East, pass Pine Island light (pass the 7-11 Store on right) and make second right @ 8300 Plaza (Brownish looking buildings). We are located between FEDUSA and Moda Hair, big parking area in between. Our entrance is on the end side of the building NOT the front. Look for a bright red awning. You can park anywhere there.

Coming from East to West on I-595 , Exit Pine Island and stay on your left lane and make a U-turn like if you are trying to get back on the highway but you are actually getting on State Rd 84 heading East. Make second right @ 8300 Plaza (Brownish looking buildings). We are located between FEDUSA and Moda Hair, big parking area in between. Our entrance is on the end side of the building NOT the front. Look for a bright red awning. You can park anywhere there.

If lost call, contact us at[masked] or [masked]

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  • Helen

    The dishes we prepared were all very good, we had great ingredients and Chef George made it easy for us to prepare the dishes.

    1 · March 1, 2014

  • Doug M.

    man this one looks good! wish i was down there for this!

    1 · February 13, 2014

  • Natacha

    where do i make the payment?

    February 11, 2014

    • Doug M.

      When you respond Yes to attending it'll take you to the payment processing

      1 · February 13, 2014

    • Vanessa M.

      lol thanks Doug! :)

      February 15, 2014

  • Chelsea Joy B.

    how much is it? I don't see the price anywhere.

    February 11, 2014

    • Vanessa M.

      Hi Chelsea, its $45 per person. Sorry about that. There was a problem with Meetup. Its updated on the site now. Thanks! -v

      February 11, 2014

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Your organizer's refund policy for Portuguese Cuisine Hands-on Cooking Class (FRI 2/28 @ 7PM)

Refunds offered if:

  • the Meetup is cancelled
  • the Meetup is rescheduled
  • you can cancel at least 3 day(s) before the Meetup

Additional notes: Please see Cooking Class Policy on the Discussions > Message Board

Payments you make go to the organizer, not to Meetup. You must make refund requests to the organizer.

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