Chef Laura Bonicelli’s

The New Basics of Cooking


Unlocking Culinary Secrets: From Core Techniques to Inspired Creations

Doors Open September 3rd

What is The New Basics of Cooking? 

The New Basics of Cooking is an eight-class course that serves as a practical guide for anyone looking to gain confidence in the kitchen. Aimed at novices, those improving their cooking skills, and aspiring professionals, “The New Basics of Cooking” is a comprehensive exploration of culinary essentials.

You’ll learn how to organize your cooking space, understand the origins and applications of diverse ingredients, and get familiar with the necessary tools. It covers the essentials of meat, poultry, eggs, vegetables, fruits, grains, spices, and seafood preparation.

Each class is designed to build your skills, making complex cooking techniques approachable. By the end of the course, you’ll have the knowledge to prepare meals with ease and efficiency. Step into “The New Basics of Cooking” and start your path to becoming a competent cook, ready for any culinary challenge.

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I love it!

I never thought I’d be the guy in the kitchen. ‘The Basics of Cooking’ started me off and I can’t wait for the new course. Chris D.

Newfound Interest!

 I’ve always enjoyed cooking, but ‘The Basics of Cooking’ truly honed my skills. It brought new life to my dishes and I discovered many more in the library, making me not just a good cook, but a more adventurous one! Margaret C.

Finally Organized!

My Mom didn’t cook so I was lost! ‘The Basics of Cooking’ was a lifesaver. Now, I confidently create meals that my husband and I truly enjoy. Even with the baby, I’m organized and cooking through the week. 


Chef Laura didn’t just teach me to cook, she transformed my cooking skills, and I actually love it! After learning and being inspired by the club and ‘The Basics of Cooking’, I’ve remodeled my kitchen to match my newfound passion. Excited to take the new course! Claire L.

New Job!

Thanks to ‘The Basics of Cooking’, I landed great job in a great kitchen Now, I’m looking forward to enhancing my skills even further with ‘The New Basics of Cooking’ Liam N.

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Classes in The New Basics of Cooking

mise en place (
About the food
About the Equipment
Chicken and Egg

“Mise en Place”

Master the art of organization and set yourself up for cooking success.

About the Food

Delve into the origins and qualities of ingredients to enhance every dish you create.

About the Equipment

Equip your culinary skills with the right tools to elevate your kitchen game.

The Chicken and the Egg

Unravel the essentials of poultry and eggs for perfectly cooked dishes every time.

Vegetables Fruits and Grains
Fish and Seafood
About Meats

Vegetables, Fruits, Grains

Harness the richness of plant-based ingredients for vibrant and nutritious meals.

Fish and Seafood

Navigate the nuances of seafood selection and preparation for delectable oceanic culinary experiences.

About Meat

Take a deep dive into meat cuts and techniques to ensure flavorful and tender results.

Spice and Heat

Ignite your dishes with the perfect balance of spices and heat for memorable meals.

How does The New Basics course work?

The New Basics of Cooking is designed to be “building block” experience. The class/modules are time-released weekly with quizzes and assignments. You can participate as each class releases or go at your own pace. You get:

The 8 Core Class/modules (each with video) 

✅Live group coaching and Q&A sessions with Chef Laura Bonicelli via Zoom

✅Access to the entire recipe library of over 500 recipes

Access to the “Recipe Box” feature for menu building and shopping lists

✅Access to the online “Slack” community

✅Lifetime membership



With The New Basics of Cooking, You will…


From an individual recipe to a complex dinner party, you will be a calm, confident, and successful cook.



Learn solid techniques that are shared by chefs and successful home cooks around the world.



You’ll be exposed to new foods, seasonings, culinary techniques, and recipes.



Get the most out of the food you buy and learn to buy better food!



You will love cooking with and for your family and friends… and you will be able to relax and enjoy it.

What level of cooking experience do I need?

You can be anywhere from a novice to an expert to benefit from this program. For beginners, it provides foundational skills and confidence-building techniques, while seasoned cooks can refine their skills, discover new methods, and find fresh inspiration. Our course is designed to cater to all levels, ensuring everyone can enhance their culinary journey.🍳

How long is the course?

The course unfolds over 8 weeks, with a new class module released each week. While the duration of classes and lessons varies, they’re structured to give you ample time to watch the videos, grasp the concepts, complete assignments, and practice the techniques. This drip-release ensures a steady and manageable learning pace for all participants.🕰️

Can I access the course materials offline?

No, the course materials cannot be accessed offline. However, once a class module is released, it will remain available for you to access online up until we revise for the next live session. This gives you flexibility to revisit and review the content at your convenience.💡

Do you offer refunds if I'm not satisfied?

Absolutely! We offer a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee for the first 7 days after the release of the first class/module. Simply complete class module #1 and turn in your assignment, and if you feel the course isn’t for you, we’ll refund your money in full, no questions asked. 😊🍴

Are there any live sessions or is everything pre-recorded?

All the class module content is pre-recorded for your convenience, allowing you to learn at your own pace. However, we do host weekly live Q&A sessions to address any questions you might have. Additionally, there are huddles in Slack when relevant to enhance your learning experience. 😊🍳

100% Satisfaction Guarantee for 7 Days

Complete class – module #1. If it’s not for you, we’ll refund your money – in full – no questions asked.


Hello! I’m Chef Laura.

As the chef and owner of Bonicelli Cooking Club, my passion lies in local, organic, and thoughtfully-sourced food. I pride myself on my knack for accommodating various dietary needs with flair and precision. With a career spanning over 15 years in the culinary world—ranging from meal delivery and catering to running my own restaurant—I’ve garnered a wealth of expertise. Beyond my professional journey, I’ve always been a dedicated home cook at heart.


Having penned thousands of recipes and trained a multitude of professionals, employees, and cooking enthusiasts, I am immensely excited to present this exceptional course to you.

In “The Basics of Cooking”, I fuse professional culinary techniques with inspiring recipes to empower both home cooks and fellow professionals.


Cooking is my joy, and I’m here to kindle that same passion in you.


Come, celebrate the exquisite art of cooking with me. You’re right where you belong!


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