Friends for dinner

The Adirondacks most exclusive meal.....

is yours to discover.

Chef John Vargo continues his culinary journey into the wild through private culinary classes and workshops.

Chef John Vargo's philosophy of cooking sensibly and purposefully, with a strong emphasis on basic technique, will help transform your own cooking technique in a positive direction. In John's teaching, recipes do not matter as much as an understanding of the basic fundamentals of what happens to ingredients when you expose them to the elements of wood, earth, water, fire, and metal. The five elements of Taoism work together in the chef's world to embody a spirituality that is only understood by practice, patience, and observation. 

If you can cook, you can learn


Private consultation

Themed Classes





Mountain Bounty



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