Gift Guide:

Astor Center Classes: The Holiday Gift Guide

Thinking about gifting an Astor Center class to the food, wine, or spirit lover in your life? We thought we’d make your holiday shopping a bit easier and highlight some of our favorite class gift ideas for everyone on your list. For a complete calendar of classes, click here, and if you’re feeling really indecisive, you can always purchase a gift card.

For The Novice Cook:
The Fundamentals of Cooking: An Introduction To Basic Cooking Techniques
The Fundamentals of Cooking Fish
Tips and Tricks From Restaurant Kitchens: Knife Skills 

For The International Food Lover:
The Cuisine of Northern India: Hands-On Cooking & Wine Pairing
The Food & Wine of Alsace
Eat, Drink, Cook: Friuli & Alto Adige

For The Seafood Lover:
A Lobster Primer: Hands-On Cooking & Wine Pairing
Aw, Shucks: A Hands-On Oyster Primer

For The Meat Lover:
Cooking Wild: The Other Big Game
The Responsible Carnivore: Hands-On Cooking with Sustainable Meat 

For The Adventurous Eater:
Strangely Delicious: Hands-On Cooking with Unusual Ingredients

For The Vegetarian:
Eat, Drink, Cook: Tuscan Vegetarian

For The Spirits Enthusiast:
Armagnac: An Introduction
Tequila and Mezcal For The Wine Lover
An Introduction To Micro-Distilling with Michael Neff

For The Cocktail Lover:
Classic Cocktails, Classic Film: NY Nightlife
Martinis, Manhattans and More 
Resurrecting Historic Cocktails (And Drinking Them With The Professor)

For The Wine & Saké Lover:
The Elements of Wine
Italian Wine: Discoveries From The Astor Cellar
French Wine: Discoveries From The Astor Cellar
Wine & Food Pairing Essentials: A Workshop
The Elements of Saké