The Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis is cooking up something truly special for Valentine’s Day: a cooking class with recipes focusing on aphrodisiac adventures and hands-on instruction from the luxury hotel’s expert culinary staff.

The Ritz-Carlton Valentine’s Day Cooking Class will be Saturday, February 2, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Held in the hotel’s kitchens, the event brings together guests and Ritz-Carlton chefs for a day of hands-on instruction and preparation of aphrodisiac cuisine specifically designed for Valentine’s Day.  After the class participants prepare the items, they and the Ritz-Carlton chefs will enjoy them for lunch in The Wine Room.  Cooking class students will also receive a booklet with the recipes of all the Valentine’s Day dishes.  The list of Valentine’s Day dishes the cooking class’ students will prepare includes:

·         Andrea’s carrot curry soup

·         Fresh-made lemon infused prosciutto and mozzarella

·         Foie grass crème brulee pepper back jam

·         Beausoleil oyster with passion fruit sphere

·         Jumbo lump crab cake

·         Pistachio-crusted veal

·         Eggplant parmigiana

·         Philo-wrapped cheese cake

The cost of The Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis Valentine’s Day Cooking Class, which also includes breakfast, is $89 per person.  Space is limited and reservations are required. 

The Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis is pairing an accommodations package with the Valentine's Day Class.  It includes two nights' stay (Friday, February 1 and Saturday, February 2), attendance for two in the Cooking Class, Saturday night dinner for two in The Grill, and brunch for two Sunday morning in The Restaurant.  This special package is $699.

For reservations or more information for the Valentine's Day Cooking Class or the Valentine's Day Cooking Class Package, call 314-719-1433.


  • Occurred Saturday, February 2nd, 2013 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm


The Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis

100 Carondelet Plaza
St. Louis, MO 63105