Obsessed with Tik Toks of little old italian ladies making their own pasta from scratch? This class is for you! In this workshop you’ll master the art of fresh pasta-making and then sit down for a traditional Italian Alfredo dinner with your classmates. Under the expert guidance of Chef Brody Mapes, you’ll embark on a journey to create silky-smooth fettuccine from scratch. After perfecting your fettuccine-making skills, get ready to savor the fruits of your labor. We’ll all come together to enjoy a traditional Fettuccine Alfredo prepared the Italian way, using Parmesan cheese and the magic of pasta water.


About your Instructor: Chef Brody Mapes is a native of Rochester, NY who has been in the restaurant industry for 15 years. He has worked at popular hot spots in NY, such as Dinosaur BBQ (Rochester, NY) and Kindred Fare (Geneva, NY), as well as Michelin-starred restaurants in Brooklyn, NYC, and has trained under world-renowned French chefs and run several restaurants himself. While in Washington, DC, he worked as a sous chef at a Michelin-recommended restaurant, learning traditional techniques from Italian pasta experts, known as “sfoglinas”. Now the chef of BrewGrub (an affiliate of Willow Rock Brewing Company) in Syracuse, NY, Chef Mapes brings his years of skill, appreciation for technique, and passion for teaching to the Kitchen Literacy Project.

Apr 9

The Fresh Pasta Workshop and Dinner with Chef Brody Mapes

Apr 9, 2024


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