Isle Cook Key West offers several types of lessons and events:
  • Chef’s Tasting Menus – These are demonstration cooking lessons and events. The chef will create and prepare a unique themed menu for your education and enjoyment
  • Hands-On Cooking Lessons – Whether basic, advanced, or geared toward a specific cuisine or technique, hands-on cooking lessons get you into the kitchen to learn from the chef
  • Educational Demonstration Lessons - These are demonstration cooking lessons that are designed to show you the techniques, equipment, and ingredients necessary to create a specific dish or type of cuisine
  • Summer Menus - Demonstration cooking lessons with lighter fare, fewer courses, and lower priced for the Summer
  • Wine Education Events – Basic wine tastings, advanced tastings, blind wine tastings, and wine dinners
  • ​Food Education Events ​- Lectures and instruction on food, nutrition, flavors, cooking techniques, and ingredients​
  • Special Events – Isle Cook Key West offers a wide range of special events. Please check our schedule of events for details
  • Private Events – Isle Cook Key West is available for private events (e.g. birthday parties, anniversaries, engagement parties). Please contact us for details

June Schedule

​* Prepayment is required to reserve lesson space - payments are non-refundable.
* Unless otherwise noted, prices do not include tax, gratuity, or beverages.
* Menus are subject to change due to the availability of ingredients and/or at the chef's discretion.
* Unfortunately, we cannot accommodate dietary restrictions.

Saturday, June 24 - Wine and Food Education

Regional Wine and Food Tasting - SOLD OUT
$15.00 - 2:00 - 3:30pm

Join us for our Summer Whites and Pinks Wine and Food Tasting!

Please Call For Seats.

Wednesday, June 28 - Summer Menu

Chef Martha Hubbard
$75.00 - 5:30pm


  • Chickpea and Coconut Patties with Malaysian Green Beans and Peanut Salad
  • Grouper, Clams and Mussels in a Saffron Broth with Basil Spätzle
  • Kaffir Lime Custard with Coconut and Banana Jam 


​MEET THE CHEF

Friday, June 30 - Chef's Tasting Menu

Chef David Zingg
Island Summer Dinner - $85.00 - 5:30pm


Join Chef David Zingg of The Blue Macaw Island Eats and Bar for an incredible Island Summer Dinner!
  • Watermelon-Fig Salad with Goat Cheese & Balsamic Honey
  • Jalapeno Lamb Popsicle with Mocha Arugula
  • Blackened Tuna with Sautéed Tomato Salad, Orange-Mint Glaze & Spicy Mango Miso
  • Guava Cheesecake

MEET THE CHEF

July Schedule

​* Prepayment is required to reserve lesson space - payments are non-refundable.
* Unless otherwise noted, prices do not include tax, gratuity, or beverages.
* Menus are subject to change due to the availability of ingredients and/or at the chef's discretion.
* Unfortunately, we cannot accommodate dietary restrictions.

Saturday, July 1 - Wine and Food Education

Regional Wine and Food Tasting
$15.00 - 2:00 - 3:30pm

Join us for our Porch Pounders Wine and Food Tasting, featuring great holiday wines and bites by Chef Martha!

Please Call For Seats.
 

Monday, July 3 - Special Event

Chef Paul Menta
Key Lime Cooking – $90.00 – 6:00pm


An official event of the Key Lime Festival!

Join Chef Paul Menta, local chef, distiller, and entrepreneur to learn the secrets of key lime cooking. Using Key Lime, fresh local seafood and farm-fresh produce, Chef Menta will prepare an appetizer, entrée, and dessert for your enjoyment while regaling you with stories from Key West past and present!


MEET THE CHEF

Friday, July 7 - Chef's Tasting Menu

Chef Melissa Schwarz
Indian Dinner - $80.00 – 5:30pm






  • Samosas – Fried Pastry Stuffed with Potato and Spices
  • Baignan Bharta – Vegetarian Eggplant Curry
  • Goan Fish Curry – Tangy and Spicy Curry made with Tamarind and Coconut
  • Chai Spiced Custard

​MEET THE CHEF

Saturday, July 8 - Wine and Food Education

​Regional Wine and Food Tasting
$15.00 - 2:00 - 3:30pm

Theme or Region TBD

Please Call For Seats.

Saturday, July 15 - Wine and Food Education

​Regional Wine and Food Tasting
$15.00 - 2:00 - 3:30pm

Theme or Region TBD

Please Call For Seats.

Monday, July 17 - Chef's Tasting Menu

Chef Caleb Hulsey
Island Dinner - $90.00 – 5:30pm


Join us and Chef Caleb Hulsey from Little Palm Island for an incredible Island Dinner!
  • Local Cobia Sashimi: Mango Amarillo, Avocado, Sweet Potato, Smoked Maldon
  • Chilled Avocado Soup with Red Cabbage and Apple Salad
  • Pan Seared Fresh Local Catch with Roasted Poblano Avocado Cream, Blood Orange Reduction, Citrus & Radish Salad
  • Coconut Raisin Rice Pudding with Puffed Rice, Candied Pecans, Toasted Coconut

Saturday, July 22 - Wine and Food Education

​Regional Wine and Food Tasting
$15.00 - 2:00 - 3:30pm

Theme or Region TBD

Please Call For Seats.

Thursday, July 27 - Special Event

Chefs John Ireland, Jeff Zerby, and Tony Acampa
American Summer Smoke Out - $100.00 - 5:30 pm

Wine Paring Option - $TBD


Join us for a delicious dinner and very entertaining evening with three true characters - John Ireland of Pali Wine Co., Jeff Zerby of Empire Hospitality Management, and Tony Acampa of Ennovation Brands!
  • Summer Gazpacho with Lime Cilantro, Key West Shrimp, Crispy Paprika Dusted Duroc Pork Belly, and a Smoked Avocado Crema
  • Amore di Amanti Prosecco, garnished with cold smoked strawberries
  • Sashimi Grade Ahi Tuna Larb with Smoked Basil Oil, Butter Lettuce, Wonton Crisps, Jalapeno, Siracha and Alder Wood Smoked Salt
  • Tower 15 Winery White Cap
  • Smoked Short Rib with Peach BBQ, Key Lime Slaw with Papaya, Southern Stone Ground Grit Cakes with a Smoked Papa Ricotta Crema, and Assorted Pickled Accouterments
  • Tower 15 Winery The Jetty
  • Assorted Cheeses and California Sundried Fruits
  • ​Wine TBD

​MEET JOHN IRELAND

MEET JEFF ZERBY

Saturday, July 29 - Wine and Food Education

​Regional Wine and Food Tasting
$15.00 - 2:00 - 3:30pm

Theme or Region TBD

Please Call For Seats.

Saturday, July 29 - Special Event

​Hook and Cook: Florida Keys Fishing and Culinary Experience - $300.00 – 1:00pm

Very Limited Availability!

Join Captain Jeremy Hackworth of Zia Charters and Chef Martha Hubbard for a once-in-a-lifetime fishing experience and hands-on cooking lesson.

Participants will go on a private fishing charter with Captain Jeremy Hackworth of Zia Charters where they will learn fundamental lower keys fishing techniques for reef species.  Upon return to Key West, the participants will come to Isle Cook Key West for a cooking lesson and dinner with Chef Hubbard.

Dinner will begin at approximately 6:00pm.  If you would like to invite your significant other or friend to the dinner that evening the cost is $50.00 per seat.

​Learn more about Zia Charters