New Hampshire Cooking Classes

Whether enhancing your skills or looking for a fun activity, our New Hampshire cooking classes are taught by Chef Leary in a small group setting. Chef has designed these classes to follow the seasonal menu that made our restaurant the top-rated fine dining establishment in New London. Share the kitchen with Chef Leary and learn the techniques that make our dinners at Oak & Grain at the Inn at Pleasant Lake so special.

Cooking Class Pricing & Details

  • Classes range from $75 – $100 per participant, based on menu content.
  • Take any 4 or more classes and receive a complimentary IPL Cook Book!
  • Want to make it a getaway for two?  We have Stay-and-Play packages available.  Give us a call.
  • Have a group of 5 or more? Getting together with friends?  Call the Inn at 603-873-4833 to arrange a private cooking class for your group or event.

Classes are scheduled monthly based on demand, usually on Sunday afternoons.  Classes differ in length from 1 – 2 hours of fun filled content.  The topics will focus on seasonally themed dishes and techniques and cover points of interest including local sourcing of unique ingredients, preparation techniques, flavor combinations that tantalize the tongue, finish and presentation, and beverage pairing. Come for one class or come every month! – it is up to you. Stay for dinner and enjoy the experience!

2019-20 Cooking Class Schedule



January 12 3:00 PM – Seasonal & Local Seafood & Quick Sauces ($100)
February 23 3:00 PM – Knife Skills, Quick Vegetarian Dishes ($75)
March 29 3:00 PM – Korean Food with Local Farm Ingredients ($100)
April 26 3:00 PM – Knife Skills, Soups, Stews & Bisques ($75)
May 24 3:00 PM – Indian Cuisine with Local Farm Ingredients ($100)
June 14 3:00 PM – Wine & Cheese Discussion with Chef Leary ($75)


July 26 3:00 PM – Local Seafood Appetizers including Maine Lobster, Atlantic Bluefin Tuna and Locally farmed produce ($100)
August 19 2:00 PM – BBQ back by popular demand ($100)
September 13 3:00 PM – Outdoor wine tasting of our fall wines, local cheese and house-made charcuterie ($75)
October 25 3:00 PM – Jamming, Jaring & Pickling for winter with locally sourced produce ($100)
November 22 3:00 PM – Tips, ideas & secrets to new creative Thanksgiving dishes ($100)
December 13 3:00 PM – Impress your guests with Christmas hors d’oeuvres & cocktails for winter parties ($100)


If you are not seeing a date or class that meets your needs, give us a call at 603-873-4833 to discuss custom class options or sign up for email updates to be the first to know about new class offerings!

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