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Experience NYC's Foodie Paradise: Astoria

at Fashion Institute of Technology - Chelsea

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Chelsea, Manhattan
227 W 27th St
Btwn W 27th & W 26th St
New York, New York 10001
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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 12
Teacher: Michael Cokkinos

What you'll learn in this food tours class:

Join Astoria native and chef Michael Cokkinos on a tasting tour of one of New York’s most vibrant food paradises, from Greek and Italian to Mexican and Asian. Visit local ethnic specialty stores, fresh fish mongers, quality butchers, old-school bakers, and bustling produce markets. Sample artisan cheeses, olives, and other mouthwatering delicacies, while learning how to shop and prepare a meal around the freshest ingredients. Culminate the experience with a hands-on demonstration and sampling of some Greek signature dishes and a tasting of small production wines at a local boutique wine store. One food tasting and shopping trip to Astoria and you will go back again and again.

Attendees should expect a modest food consumption expense and subway cost not included in course fee. No same-day registration. Bringing an insulated shopping bag is highly recommended.

Tour meets in Goodman Center Lobby located on the southwest corner of Seventh Avenue and 27th Street.


Note: Room Information is available at the main security desk at the FIT Feldman Center on 27th Street between 7th and 8th Avenues. Also, check room postings in the Fred P. Pomerantz Art and Design Center lobby (7th avenue at 27th Street), by security, or call the day of class for locations: 212-217-8741 or 212-217-3334.

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Refund Policy
Continuing and Professional Studies Refund Policy:

Courses canceled 24 business hours in advance can be fully refunded. Courses that have 2 sessions has 25% refund after first session. Courses that have 3 sessions has 50% refund after first session; No refund after second session. Courses that have 4 sessions will have 50% refund after first session and 25% refund after second session and no refund after third session. Courses that have 5 or more sessions has 75% refund after first session, 50% after second session and 25% after third session and no refund after fourth session.

Please note that there are no makeup sessions and it is highly recommended students attend all sessions of classes they sign up for. They are short, intensive courses and missing one day is missing a lot. 


Precollege Programs Refund Policy:

The $15 registration fee is not refundable.

The refund period ends prior to the second scheduled session of the class, in accordance with the following:

FIT Precollege Programs canceled the course due to low enrollment :
100% including registration fee


Withdrawal prior to the last day of registration :
100% exclusive of registration fee

Withdrawal prior to first day of class:
75% exclusive of registration fee

Withdrawal prior to second day of class:
50% exclusive of registration fee

Withdrawal thereafter:
No refund

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Reviews of Classes at Fashion Institute of Technology (921)

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Experience NYC's Foodie Paradise: Astoria
Reviewed by Sophia L. on 11/22/2015
It was great!
Experience NYC's Foodie Paradise: Astoria
Reviewed by Anonymous on 5/9/2015
Michael Cokkinos was an amazing tour guide with a vast knowledge of food and of the neighborhood. His lively personality made the tour a most enjoyable experience.
Experience NYC's Foodie Paradise: Astoria
Reviewed by Greselda P. on 5/9/2015
Facilitator was extremely knowledgable and friendly! Great outing.
Experience NYC's Foodie Paradise: Astoria
Reviewed by Jack T. on 10/24/2016
Experience NYC's Foodie Paradise: Astoria
Reviewed by Jennifer H. on 11/22/2015
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