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New York Wine & Culinary Center

800 S Main St, Canandaigua, NY 14424-2213
+1 585-394-7070
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Upstate classics cooking class

We took the Upstate Classics cooking class. The class was at max capacity. 3 groups of 8 make a... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Something to do on a rainy day

Needing to do something on a rainy day in Canandaigua wev took in the NYWCC. The hostess was very... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Peter G
Buffalo, NY
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Our mission at The New York Wine & Culinary Center is to educate, engage and excite our visitors by celebrating and showcasing New York's finest in wine, craft beer, food and agriculture. Whether you have 30 minutes or an entire day, The Center offers you an array of inviting experiences in a setting that proudly highlights the natural beauty, rich history and agricultural bounty of New York State. Through supportive partnerships with area farmers, winemakers, artisans and entrepreneurs, The New York State Wine & Culinary Center brings you the best of New York, all in one beautiful and scenic spot on the northern shore of Canandaigua Lake.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“cooking class” (25 reviews)
“upstairs bistro” (10 reviews)
“the kitchen” (6 reviews)
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800 S Main St, Canandaigua, NY 14424-2213
+1 585-394-7070
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We took the Upstate Classics cooking class. The class was at max capacity. 3 groups of 8 make a variety of dishes then share those dishes at the end of class. Leftovers can be taken home. Wine is served with dinner at the end, however,...More

Thank Genvieve
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Needing to do something on a rainy day in Canandaigua wev took in the NYWCC. The hostess was very friendly as she showed us around. There were cooking classes going on at the time so it was a busy place. The wine sampling area offers...More

Thank Peter G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We tasted a wine flight and a craft beer flight. They were very good. It is located in a different spot than a few years ago, tucked in the far right as you enter the building. They also offer cooking with wine classes as well....More

1  Thank MCEBY
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went there with friends for dinner on a Friday evening. The facility offers a number of other activities such as cooking classes and wine pairings; however, the only place to just dine is in the Bistro. I made reservations for 6:00 pm so as...More

Thank Bobs3636
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

The Culinary Center is really a unique place. Enjoy food in the Upstairs Bistro, grab a glass of wine or enhance your own cooking skills with a cooking class. Biggest downfall is the price. Most cooking classes are about $75 per person, making for a...More

Thank Lovetotravel47405
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Beautiful location and view of Canandaigua Lake. Menu may be limited...however, the choices we made were delicious, expertly prepared with a nice presentation...Michael our server was attentive and knowledgeable..

Thank Cheryl B
Reviewed 5 September 2017

The Wine and Culinary Center is a fun place to visit. A number of neat events all summer, and the classes and wine paring are always a good time. Amazing how well NY wines do in blind taste tests. Don't buy the sine or beer...More

Thank ralphc430
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

We had 6 women in our party. The menu was limited but offered Pork chops, steak, salmon, signature salads and soup. All the food is made from vegetables they grow in their own garden and everything is very fresh. Service was great, portions size was...More

Thank Penny M
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We had lunch there a couple of weeks ago. The facility is gorgeous and is set up for lots of classes on wine and food. Lunch was not good. First they ran out of menus and it wasn't crowded, then we waited forever for our...More

Thank AmyRoch
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Good food and drinks!! They have a knowledgeable staff and a very good selection of local beers and wines. Cooking classes are always full and look like a lot of fun. I would call ahead for classes as they are not for walk-ins.

Thank Mike S
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Terri O
9 October 2016|
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Response from Deb L | Reviewed this property |
You definitely have to book cooking classes and other events. Not sure if reservations are necessary for the restaurant.
Terri O
9 October 2016|
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Response from Tiffany J | Reviewed this property |
For dining I would recommend yes