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

March Schedule

​* Prepayment is required to reserve lesson space - payments are non-refundable.
* Menus are subject to change due to the availability of ingredients and/or at the chef's discretion.
* Unfortunately, we cannot accommodate dietary restrictions.

Wednesday, March 29 - Chef's Tasting Menu

Chef Russ Ferstle
East Meets South Fusion - $90.00 - 5:30pm


Join Chef Russ Ferstle from Firefly for this incredible dinner!
  • Anchovies and Boiled Peanuts
  • Fried Chicken Skins with Tart Apple Kimchi, Cornmeal Crusted Poached Egg, and Gochujang Honey
  • Spicy Shredded Squid with Heritage Cornbread Puree and Quick Pickles
  • Smoked Beef Tri-Tip and Charred Octopus Soup with Scallions, Enoki Mushrooms, and Noodles
  • Kafir Lime and Toasted Coconut Ice Cream with Crispy Sweet Rice

Friday, March 31 - Chef's Tasting Menu

Chef Caleb Hulsey
Southern Dinner - $90.00 - 5:30pm


Join Chef Caleb Hulsey from Little Palm Island for this delicious Southern Dinner!

  • Fried Oysters on Spinach and Caramelized Onions with Sausage, Garlic Aioli and Fried Leeks
  • Heirloom Carrot, Burrata, and Spaghetti Squash with Candied Pecans and Aged Balsamic
  • South Carolina Heirloom Grits and Local Shrimp with Tomato Jam and Crispy Prosciutto Basil Vinaigrette
  • Flourless Chocolate Espresso Tart with Raspberry Compote and Grand Marnier Vanilla Anglaise

April Schedule

​* Prepayment is required to reserve lesson space - payments are non-refundable.
* 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, April 1 - Wine and Food Education

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


Join us for our New World Wandering Wine and Food Tasting Featuring incredible New World Wines with Paired Bites by Chef Martha!

Seating is limited. Please call to reserve.

Monday, April 3 - Chef's Tasting Menu

Chef Martha Hubbard
Spring Asparagus Dinner - $85.00 – 5:30pm
  • Asparagus and Radish Salad
  • Pecorino and Asparagus Risotto with Crispy Prosciutto
  • Preserved Lemon and Chili Roasted Chicken Romesco and Asparagus
  • Rhubarb, Strawberry Tart with Ginger Cream

​MEET THE CHEF

Wednesday, April 5 - Hand's-On Cooking Lesson

Curing Fish - $75.00 – 12:00 pm

Join Chef Martha Hubbard to learn the intricacies of curing your own fish!

Saturday, April 8 - Wine and Food Education

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


We are thrilled to have Erin Peacy and Master Sommelier, Joseph Spellman, from JUSTIN Vineyards joining us for our weekly Wine & Food Tasting!

Please Call For Seats.

Saturday, April 8 - Chef's Tasting Menu - Special Event - Wine Education

Chef Martha Hubbard
JUSTIN Vineyards Wine Dinner - $100.00 - 5:30pm


Paired Wine Option – Full Pour $60.00, Tasting Pour $30.00

Join Joseph Spellman, Master Sommelier for JUSTIN Vineyards, and Chef Martha Hubbard for a fantastic dinner featuring paired wines from JUSTIN Vineyards.
  • Chilled Watercress Soup with Florida Stone Crab and Ginger Shrimp Toast
    • Landmark Overlook Chardonnay
  • Mixed Beet Salad with Roasted Walnut and Leek Vinaigrette
    • Landmark Overlook Pinot Noir
  • “Masa Snack” with Tomatillo and Pascilla de Oaxaca Braised Boar
    • JUSTIN Justification
  • Olive Oil Poached Grouper with Chanterelle Poblano and Corn Stew
    • JUSTIN Cabernet
  • Caramelized Pineapple Upside Down Cake with Anejo Tequila and Chocolate Sauce
    • JUSTIN Savant
    • JUSTIN Isosceles Reserve
MEET THE CHEF

Monday, April 10 - Chef's Tasting Menu

​Chef Martha Hubbard
Greek Lamb Dinner - $90.00 – 5:30pm
  • Lamb Meatballs in Garlic, Yogurt Sauce
  • Lamb Tenderloin with Lentils and Hot and Sour Eggplant
  • Rosemary, Garlic, and Oregano Braised Lamb with Greek Olive Risotto
  • Tahini and Yogurt Cake with Rose Syrup
MEET THE CHEF
 

Wednesday, April 19 - Chef's Tasting Menu

Chef Kalen Fortuna
$90.00 – 5:30pm

Join Chef Karen Fortuna of Little Palm Island for this incredible dinner!
  • Chilled Watermelon and Habanero Soup with Blood Orange and Cilantro
  • Citrus and Tequila Cured Local Cobia with Avocado, Pickled Mango, and Basil Vinaigrette
  • Aji Panca and Pineapple Grilled Heritage Chicken with Poblano Creamed Corn, Lime Onions, and Cotija Queso
  • Lime Tart with Chamomile Caramel

​MEET THE CHEF

Friday, April 21 - Chef's Tasting Menu - Special Event - Wine Education

Chefs David Fuhrman and Martha Hubbard
Van Duzer Vineyards Wine Dinner - $95.00 - 5:30pm


Paired Wine Option – $TBD

  • Pulpo and Porchetta
    • Van Duzer Estate Pinot Gris
  • Squash Blossoms Stuffed with Smoked Chili and Cheese, and Cilantro Zucchini Sauce
    • Van Duzer Pinot Noir
  • Foie Gras Croissant
    • Van Duzer Dijon Blocks Pinot Noir
  • Bread Pudding with Caramelized Bananas and Spicy Mango Sauce
    • Van Duzer Saffron Fields Pinot Noir
MEET CHEF DAVID
MEET CHEF MARTHA

Sunday, April 23 - Special Event

Taste of Key West Vintner​ Dinner
Casa Marina Resort - Flagler Ballroom

Join our own Chef Martha Hubbard and several of her Key West Chef Colleagues for this year’s Vintners Dinner. This Dinner & Wine Pairing begins with Hors’ d’oeuvres. Guests will then move inside the Flagler Ballroom and rotate through Chef Action Stations – where your tapas portions will be prepared and presented to you along with your Vintners Wine Presentations, our evening concludes on the patio once again with the Presentation of Dessert.

​For Tickets go to https://ahi.ticketleap.com/vintners-dinner-2017/

Monday, April 24 - Special Event

Girls’ Night Out – 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Please join us for a fabulous evening with the amazing ladies of Girls' Night Out! We are thrilled to have the Bahama Village Music Program with us and will be donating the proceeds to their wonderful program. 

$5 entry (includes 2 raffle tickets) 
$5 for an additional 5 tickets
$5 wine and beer specials
Great food and raffle items!

RSVP to Girls' Night Out

Saturday, April 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.
 

May Schedule

​* Prepayment is required to reserve lesson space - payments are non-refundable.
* Menus are subject to change due to the availability of ingredients and/or at the chef's discretion.
* Unfortunately, we cannot accommodate dietary restrictions.

Monday, May 1 - Chef's Tasting menu

​Chef Henry Christian
$90.00 – 5:30pm


Join Chef Henry Christian from 2 Cents for this incredible dinner!
  • Crudo – Local Fish Shaved Raw with Sea Salt, Infused Vinegar, and Seasonal Accompaniments
  • Smoked Pork Belly with Allspice and Guava
  • Sous Vide Beef Tenderloin in Duck Fat and Chipotle with House-Made Pasta, and Rustic Carbonara
  • Chocolate Flourless Cake, Maylay Apple, and Vanilla Bean Cream