shiso kitchen

Adventure Through Food!

Shiso Kitchen is the place for people to gather and experiment with their culinary curiosities.

Cooking lessons, tastings, excursions, private parties, events and team building are just a few of the adventures that await at Shiso Kitchen!



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For reservations, call: 617-999-9971 or e-mail: 



Knife Skills 101 $59 per person

Nervous with a knife? Never fear, after our crash course, you’ll be a pro at precision slicing and dicing in no time.


Dinner in Rome $89 per person

Learn all about Roman style cuisine with these Italian dishes made by hand: Artichokes alla Roma, Fresh Paperdalle Pasta with Red Sauce Chicken Saltimbocca, and Tiramisu. Belissima!


Mediterranean Mezze $89 per person 

Enjoy a menu inspired by the warm waters and coastal cuisine of the Mediterranean Sea. Start with a trio of spreads: Red Pepper & Walnut Muhammara, Roasted Eggplant 'Baba Ganoush', Garlicky Yogurt Dip with Romaine Lettuce Spears, Spiced Chicken or Lamb Skewers with Handmade Flatbreads, Tomato Skillet Shakshooka, Cinnamon Sugar Phyllo Pastry with Fresh Berries. 

*Vegetarian Accommodation possible for this class, please ask!


Taste of Tuscany $89 per person

Learn Italian favorites from the chef’s travels through Tuscany including: Hand Made Fresh Pasta, Caprese Salad, Herb Crusted Pork Loin with Grape Sauce, and Zabaglione (Italian custard).


 An Evening in Paris $89 per person

French Classics, de-mystified. Salade Verte w/ Dijon Vinaigrette, Coq Au Vin (braised ‘Chicken with Wine’), and Chocolate Souffle.


Greek Style Mediterranean Flavors $89 per person

A feast full of spices and powerful flavors from the sun kissed Mediterranean region. Includes classic Mezze platter dishes to share.  Feta Stuffed Figs, Tabbouleh Salad,  Fire Roasted Red Pepper Hummus, Oven Seared Lamb Chop with Spring Yogurt Sauce, Candied Orange Baklava Cups.

*Vegetarian Accommodation possible for this class, please ask! 


Sushi 101 $99 per person

The Japanese cuisine is not only delicious but also an art form. Learn sushi rolling basics along with tricks of the trade from sashimi selection to hand made nigiri with the freshest fish at the market.


Southern Italian Supper $89 per person

Big flavors from the southern region of 'The Boot'. Panzanella Salad with Balsamic Dijon Vinaigrette,  Oven Seared Chicken Scallopini with White Beans, Spinach and Pancetta, Hand made Gnocchi with  Brown Butter and Sage, Italian Almond Biscuit Cookies with Chocolate Fondu. 

*Vegetarian Accommodation possible for this class, please ask!


Thai Style Favorites $89 per person

A taste of takeout, homemade and delicious: Ginger Pork Stuffed Cabbage, Coconut Pan Noodles, Chili Lime Shrimp Skewers, Caramelized Asian Pear ‘Sundaes’ with Toasted Coconut


Couple's Date Night $89 per person

Romantic dinner dishes you can make together. Roasted Beet & Goat Cheese Salad with Honey Truffle Vinaigrette, Herb Crusted Pork Chops, Risotto Milanese, and Vanilla Bean Creme Brûlée.  

*Vegetarian Accommodation possible for this class, please ask!


Tapas & Small Plates $89 per person

Tapas are taking the US by Storm! Recipes for small plates and finger foods, perfect for those with the 'taste everything' mantra. Caramlelized Onion & Goat Cheese toasts, Chickpea and Chorizo Stew, Eggplant, Feta & Pancetta bites, Tortilla Española, Spicy Beef Skewers,  Baby Tomato, Basil, Cheese skewers with Balsamic Glaze, and Creamy Lemon Custard for dessert .


Paella & Southern Spanish Cuisine $89 per person

A menu celebrating the flavors of Southern Spain- considered the birthplace of the 'national dish', Paella. On the menu: Pan con Tomate, Malaga Salad with Frisee, Potatoes, Oranges, Olives and Bacalao, Chicken, Shrimp and Chorizo Paella, with sippable  & drinkable rich Chocolate a la Taza for desert. 


Basque Dinner Party $89 per person

Quietly nestled in the border region of France & Spain, Basque country is known as one of the most famous food areas in the world. Fusing French technique, and bold Spanish flavors this exciting menu is not to be missed. Experience a typical Pinxto (small tapas): Roasted pepper, tuna, egg & olive piled atop crusty bread, Fresh Greens Salad with Apple Cider Vinaigrette, Pan Fried Cod or Hake with Lemon & Parsley, Roasted Potatoes with Jamon & Thyme, and  for dessert: Pastry Puffs filled with Vanilla Orange Cream topped with Almonds. 

*Pescatarian friendly, please advise when making reservation. 



Provencal French Dinner $89 per person

Get a taste of Southern French fare with a menu featuring regional favorites such as: Spring Greens with Champagne Dijon Vinaigrette, Socca de Nice (traditional French skillet flatbread), Peppered Beef with Herbs and pan sauce, Ratatouille OR Provencal Vegetable Tian, and Caramel Glazed Berries with Vanilla Cream.

*Vegetarian Accommodation possible for this class, please ask!


Asian Bao Steamed Buns & BBQ  $89 per person

Learn how to make the slightly sweet yeasty steamed buns from scratch along with tasty fillings such as Pork Char Siu, Cucumber Radish Slaw, Bok Choy w/ Thai Chilies, Sweet Chili Edamame, and fresh bean sprouts & scallions along side. Sweet Ginger Pudding rounds out this Asian feast. 


Italian Small Plates and Florentine Pizza  $89 per person

When the moon hits your eye.... Learn to make hand stretched pizza dough, and personalized Italian style pizzas with your choice of various toppings. Inspired by  the chef's travels, Italian small plates focus on fresh  ingredients and are made for sharing: Roasted Carrots with Almonds and Parsely, Sweet Peas with Pickled Shallots. For the sweet tooth: Roasted Peaches with Vanilla Bean Balsamic Marscapone Cream.

*Vegetarian Accommodation possible for this class, please ask!


Moroccan Dinner Party $89 per person

Rock the Shiso Kitchen Casbah with this intensely flavorful North African style menu including Spiced Chicken Tagine w/ Olives and Dates, Charred Broccoli with Harissa Vinaigrette, Moroccan Cous Cous Salad with Lemon, Shallots and Mint, and  Glazed Orange Almond Cake.


Seasonal Harvest Menus $89 per person

Farm to table at its finest! Fresh, local and seasonal menus based on what is available and at the peak of perfection. Menus vary. Please alert Shiso Kitchen of any food allergies at the time of booking. 


Handmade Mexican Street Tacos $89 per person

Fresh Corn Tortillas (!), Garlicky Shrimp Tacos with Jicama & Red Cabbage Slaw, 'Quick' Chicken Mole Tacos with Avocado & Queso Fresco, Roasted Poblano & Pinto Puree, Mexican Style Brown Rice make for all  the fixings of a fresh Taco Fiesta. Mexican Wedding Cookies for dessert.


Gourmet Vegetarian Dinner $89 per person

A restaurant menu style meal, sans meat, that you'll be salivating to recreate for your next dinner party:  Salted Rosemary Focaccia Bread, Shaved Cucumber and Radish Wedge Salad with Blue Cheese Vinaigrette, Roasted Beet & Carrot Brown Rice Risotto with Ricotta, Mini Peanut Butter Cheese Cakes  with Chocolate Cookie Crust


Rustic American Vegetarian Supper $89 per person

Bold and flavorful recipes for a homestyle supper to share.  Baby Kale Salad with Toasted Halloumi Cheese, Quinoa Primavera Pilaf stuffed Peppers with Homemade Marinara Red Sauce, Dark Chocolate Mousse with Sea Salt. 


All American Brunch! $79 per person

Baby Kale, Bacon & Goat Cheese Salad with Champagne Truffle Vinaigrette, Orange Ricotta Donut Holes with Cinnamon & Sugar, New Potato Skillet Hash with Chorizo & Avocado, Blueberry Oat Scones with Vanilla Bean Glaze rounded out with Fresh Squeezed Grapefruit Juice!


New England Classics $89 per person

Hearty food of the New England folk: Clam Chowdah, Boston Baked Beans,  Seafood Pie, and Blueberry Cobbler. 


Valentine Date Night $99 per person* (menu varies)

Celebrate Cupid's favorite evening with a decadent menu to share.


Check back for new menus updated regularly!




Cancellation Policy: 

Please note, Shiso Kitchen requires a 72 hour notice for any cancellations for group classes to avoid being charged full price for the class. Private event cancellation policy as stated on contract. 'Class Gifts' become void if customer does not give 72 hour notice of cancellation.  Shiso Kitchen reserves the right to cancel or change the class schedule at any time at the discretion of management. Customers will be notified via e-mail OR website calendar update. 




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