Where is What’s Cooking?

What’s Cooking is located at 30 East Main Street in Oyster Bay, NY.

Where should we park?

Two-hour metered parking is available on Main Street. Free parking is available in the parking lot behind the building. Plenty of spaces available!

Is there anything to do around town in Oyster Bay?  YES!

Food: On Main Street there are many different fun places to eat including ITBGL (pizza, bagels and more), Tabby’s (Burgers and more), Oyster Bay Brewery (Beer and BYOF), SolBowl (Acai Bowls) and Ninos (Pizza). 

Fun: Oyster Bay Beach (with playground), Teddy Roosevelt’s House, Theodore Roosevelt Sanctuary.

What ages are your programs, camps and classes designed for?

We work with students age 3 all the way up to senior citizens!

What is your cancellation policy on classes or workshops?

Cancellation requests can be made via email at or by phone at 516-922-2665. Please contact us within a minimum of 48 hours prior to the event or class in order to receive a credit.  Due to the fact that we’re working with perishable ingredients, there are no refunds in the event of cancellation. Credits may be used towards any comparable, age-appropriate class or an upgraded class/camp (additional charges will apply). If you have any specific questions regarding these policies please do not hesitate to contact us.​

In the unlikely event that we have to cancel or reschedule a class, you will be offered a full refund or transfer for your purchase.

Is my culinary class or workshop hands-on?

Yes! All of our classes are completely hands-on. Don’t worry, we provide disposable aprons upon request to each student just in case we get a bit messy!

Will you provide the recipes?

Yes! Each student will be provided recipes from his or her class via email.

Will we eat what we make?

Yes! After each class students get to enjoy the fruits of their labor!

The class I want to take is full. Can I get on a wait-list?

Absolutely If our website indicates that the class you're hoping to attend is full, email us at or call us at 516-922-2665 to add your name to the class or workshop wait-list.

Who teaches classes, birthday parties and workshops?

Most classes are taught by the owner, Nadya or her business manager and birthday party leader, Amanda.

​What if I have a food allergy?

We are a completely NUT FREE facility. If you have a food allergy, please contact us to discuss your needs so we can plan and teach accordingly. Adjustments to a lesson, party or workshop cannot be made during an event or class.

How can I arrange a private group class?

We offer a wide variety of private events for both children and adults which can be customized. Feel free to give us a call at 516.922.2665 or email us at to design your own group class with us!

Kids' After School Classes & Camps FAQ

Can I drop off my child for class/workshop or is it necessary to stay?

All current scheduled classes are drop-off unless otherwise stated. If you wish to stay during a scheduled culinary class, you are more than welcome to but we kindly request that you don't disrupt the class in any way. For our workshops, we encourage parent accompaniment and participation if your child is 3-5 years old.

Are there culinary class makeups?

If your child cannot attend their regularly scheduled class, please email or call us to let us know within one week of the class being held. If needed, we allow one make-up class per 10-class block.

Can my child take one class or do I have to register for the full series?

There are opportunities to sign up for single session themed workshops throughout the year. For our age-specific cooking classes or camps, children have the option of taking a trial class but then must register for a series.

How many students per class?

Our average culinary class number is 12.

What if my child has a food allergy?

If your child has a food allergy, please let us know restrictions when you sign up.

Kids' Birthday FAQs

What days / times do you offer children's birthday parties?

Birthday parties are offered on Friday nights, Saturdays and Sundays. Please see times below: 

Friday Evenings: 
5:00 - 6:30 PM

Saturday and Sundays: 
10:00 to 11:30 AM 
12:00 - 1:30 PM
2:00 - 3:30 PM
4:00 - 5:30 PM
6:00 - 7:30 PM

Custom time slotted parties available upon request - please contact us to discuss further. Adult parties are customized in regard to menu and time slot choice.

What age children are allowed to participate in a birthday party?

Our classes are for children in Kindergarten and up. Each class is customized for the age group in regard to tools used, lesson difficulty etc.

Is a birthday cake and candles included in the package?

No, a birthday cake with candles is not included in our party packages but we do offer various nut-free cake options upon request. You are also welcome to bring your own cake and any special candles you would like to use as long as the cake is NUT FREE.

How do I book a party with you?

A $180 non-refundable deposit is required to hold your date/time slot. Please go to our birthday party page and fill out the short inquiry form. A member of our staff will contact you shortly after to discuss details of your event.

What time should I arrive?

We ask birthday families to arrive 15 minutes prior to your party to account for set up time.

Are there any special arrival notes we need to notify our guests of?

What’s Cooking is located at 30 East Main Street in Oyster Bay, NY. Two-hour metered parking is available on Main Street. Free parking is available in the parking lot behind the building. Children with allergies can most likely be accomodated, but please do call two days prior to the party to make arrangements.

What if a guest shows up to the party with a sibling?

If the sibling has not been accounted for in the original headcount and they wish to participate, you will be charged an additional child charge.

What else can I do to help the party run smoothly?

If possible, ask one parent to attend parties due to our intimate space
Do not let children run around
Do not bring any food into our space unless specified 
Do not encourage your guests to attend the party if they are ill

Still have questions? Feel free to give us a call at (516) 922-2665 or send us an email at We're happy to help!