wow factor
food academy

reopens in the spring

Create and beautifully plate
restaurant-quality meals with your whole family

Craft extraordinary dinners that don't take all evening to make

carve out time with your family to slow down and connect through a fun and engaging shared activity

cook elevated homemade meals and take your family on a culinary adventure to build life skills and expand their palate


ready to level up your dinner?

Meet your chef and instructor

Hi, I'm Raf, and I love helping families recreate their restaurant favorites at home

I've been cooking professionally for over 25 years, from Michelin-star restaurants to luxury hotels, five star resorts and private kitchens.

During the height of the pandemic, I lost my job but found a new passion: teaching families how to cook restaurant meals from their own homes. I have since taught hundreds of kids (and their parents), and cannot wait to help you create a dinner time routine your whole family will look forward to.

lover of grilled cheese sandwiches
little league baseball coach


dinners that wow

 For ambitious & adventurous families who want to create an engaging dinner ritual by crafting extraordinary meals together that don't take all evening to make

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