800 South Main Street
Canandaigua, NY 14424

585.394.7070

Frequently Asked Questions

If you don’t see what you’re looking for below, give us a call or submit a contact inquiry and we will be happy to assist you.

How do I find New York Kitchen?

We are located at 800 South Main Street in Canandaigua, NY.

Tasting Room: Walk-ins are welcome.  Reservations are recommended for groups of 6 or more, please call 585-394-7070 x 135 to book yours today.

Restaurant: Walk-ins welcome, reservations are encouraged and can be made by calling 585-394-7070 x 111.

We are neither a culinary school nor an institute. We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting healthy lifestyles and thriving communities by leveraging the stories of agriculture, food, and craft beverages to inspire creative exploration of the incredible bounty of New York State.

There is so much to explore at the New York Kitchen! Each day, New York Kitchen drives its nonprofit mission forward through educational hands-on cooking classes and programs, wine and craft beverage classes and experiences, industry certification courses, a 100% New York State Tasting Room featuring wine, beer, cider, and distilled spirits from across the Empire State, and Junior Chef youth programming. In addition to our educational classes and programs, New York Kitchen features a restaurant, the New York Kitchen Café, a dining experience brought to you by Best Beverage Catering, overlooking beautiful Canandaigua Lake.

Are you looking for the perfect venue for a private event? Please contact us to arrange a tour of our event spaces.

You can register for a class online, by calling 585-394-7070, or in person at New York Kitchen.

Registering online?

  1. Check our our calendar here and select the class you would like to attend.
  2. When you are ready to check out, proceed to the shopping cart and complete the registration and payment process as directed.
  3. You will receive an email confirmation once you are successfully registered.

Have additional questions? Contact us at 585-394-7070. 

Join us for a meal with a view at New York Kitchen Café after your class. Check your class confirmation email for your student discount! 

Culinary classes have a minimum age requirement of 12 years old, and ages 12-17 must be accompanied by a paid adult (excluding Junior Chef classes and programming) unless otherwise approved by our Director of Food & Beverage Education.

Craft beverage classes that include alcohol have a minimum age requirement of 21 years old. 

It is always a good idea to add your name to the waitlist for a class that is of interest to you. You do not need to submit payment information until a spot becomes available. If an opening becomes available, you will be notified by phone or email.

Class ticket purchases are non-refundable or exchangeable for any reason. This is because New York Kitchen purchases materials and plans for classes based on the number of participants registered. However, if you’d like to offer your seat in that class to a friend or family member, we’d be happy to let them take your spot.

Yes, beverages may be purchased in our Tasting Room and from the full-service bar upstairs at the New York Kitchen Café.

Gift Cards can be purchased online, in person at the front desk, or by calling 585.394.7070.

Gift cards are redeemable for any of New York Kitchen’s offerings.

There is no formal dress code at the New York Kitchen Café. It is a fun, casual atmosphere.

From seasonal events to weddings, corporate events, and special birthday celebrations, New York Kitchen is a one-of-a-kind place to host your private events. Explore our variety of event spaces here!

New York Kitchen takes pride in our team. If you are interested in joining the New York Kitchen team, please email us for more information about available positions.

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