To register for a class, please select the class that you are interested in attending in our Calendar and follow the on-line registration and payment instructions. If you need assistance with your registration, please contact harvestkitchen [at] jonesfamilyfarms.com.
Please bring your confirmation email or receipt of purchase with you to class.
How do I register for a cooking class with a gift certificate?
To register for a cooking class and pay using a gift certificate, please send your name, phone number, class of interest, and the gift certificate number to harvestkitchen [at] jonesfamilyfarms.com
You are not registered for the class until you receive an email confirmation from the kitchen. Please also bring your gift certificate with you to class.
I have food allergies, can recipes be altered to accommodate my dietary restrictions?
The Harvest Kitchen cooks with a variety of ingredients and is NOT allergen-free. We request that you inform us of any food allergies or dietary restrictions when registering for a class, though please keep in mind that we may not be able to create alternative menu items that omit your allergen.
The Harvest Kitchen does not accept responsibility for food allergies; it is solely the participants' responsibility to manage their exposure to allergens or food items that promote physiologic reactions, both known and unknown.
We recommend using the class descriptions as a guide to avoid menus that include your allergen, but we do occasionally have to substitute ingredients and menu items in an effort to serve the freshest, highest-quality food available; and will try our best to be mindful when plating the meal to leave off any items of concern.
What to Wear
Comfortable clothing and flat, closed-toe shoes are required for safety. Please no high heels or sandals. Many of our summer classes begin in the garden where we harvest produce for our meal, so plan accordingly. An apron is provided for our hands-on cooking classes.
Time of Event
All events begin at the stated time in the class calendar. It is appreciated if guests arrive 10-15 minutes prior to the start of class to sign-in and be ready for the start of class.
What happens if I can't make it to a class I registered for?
All bookings are considered firm and payment is processed when a booking is made. Class registrations are non-refundable.
If you cannot attend a class, we encourage you to find a friend or family member to fill your place. You can transfer your class registration by emailing your name, their name, and the class you are signed up for to harvestkitchen [at] jonesfamilyfarms.com. It is also helpful if you can let us know whether the person coming in your place has any dietary restrictions or food allergies (see note about allergies above).
The Harvest Kitchen Cooking Studio is an adjunct cooking school offering seasonal classes in an intimate setting. Harvest Kitchen classes are intentionally kept small and personal to maximize each student’s educational experience and to reflect the love of family-style meals. Because the program offers high quality instruction, ingredients, and attention to detail missing one registered attendee from the class impacts the sustainability of the program. For this reason class registrations are non-refundable. If unable to attend a class, the registered guest can transfer their registration to another person by contacting harvestkitchen [at] jonesfamilyfarms.com
The Harvest Kitchen reserves the right to cancel a class. We will do our best to inform you of cancellations as early as possible and apologize for any inconvenience.
Does the Harvest Kitchen host private cooking classes or events?
The Harvest Kitchen does not host private parties or private cooking classes. If you are looking for a farm/winery setting to host a private event, we recommend visiting The CT Wine and Vineyard Association website, www.ctwine.com.
All Harvest Kitchen classes are kept small, approximately 12 to 16 attendees, in order to create a more personal learning environment. Because of this, we can only accommodate parties of up to 4 people in any particular class.
No one under the age of 21 may consume alcoholic beverages in classes serving wine. Children under the age of 18 must be supervised by a parent or legal guardian, requiring that they also participate alongside their minor as a paid participant. Due to the nature of our classes, we do not recommend children under the age of 14 be registered as participants.