Culinary Program

Casa Belvedere’s Cooking Program is finally back!
Children’s Classes • Tuesday 4:00-5:30 pm
Adult Classes • Monday 7:00-9:00 pm

Introducing in-person Adult and Children cooking classes and virtual demonstrations with our new executive Chef Kim Leo!

Many of you may know Chef Kim as “Kim Cooks”. We are so excited to welcome her as the newest member of Casa Belvedere’s family.

About Executive Chef Kim Leo

Highly talented, Executive Chef Kim Leo has a BA from Fairleigh Dickinson and over 25 years of experience in Restaurant Management.

Chef Kim is currently the Executive Chef of a new start-up restaurant, “Kim Cooks and Caters 2019”,  and was previously Executive Chef at Sofia’s Taqueria, voted “Best Mexican food on Staten Island” after four months. She has owned and operated a 40 year-old family restaurant based in the NY Metro area for 15years, appearing on broadcast features such as Elvis Duran and the Morning Show and the Food Network.

Her skill set includes new restaurant development and menu creation, designing and implementing a clean eating regimen, directing a private and corporate catering program capable of supporting 300+ customers, and her latest, conducting adult and children cooking classes and demonstrations.

As a culinary instructor, Chef Kim provides entertaining lessons, amazing tips, and delicious recipes. She is highly recognized for charitable and community outreach efforts in support of the Staten Island’s local community.

Gift Certificates Available

Give the gift of a Casa Belvedere experience to family and friends.

A cooking class, language class or any of our cultural programs make a great gift for anyone on your list. Don’t forget to grab one for yourself and join them!!