Company's Coming will be taking a break this fall as they relocate. Ed and Jinny will be available to come to your site for a custom class. Just give Jinny a call at 202-251-7404 or drop her an email at to discuss any possible classes. If you have any questions, please contact Jinny by phone or email.
To Know How to Cook is to Eat Well—to Eat Well is to Live Well!

If there is one thing all food lovers know it is that a good day can be made even better by the enjoyment of a pleasurable meal.

At Company's Coming, our students learn how to create delicious meals from a wide range of cultures. Using easy to follow recipes with "Make ahead" notes, each hands on participation class prepares a full meal - or a series of small plates. Once the table is set, the group then sits down to enjoy the meal together.

It doesn't matter whether you are a novice, an experienced cook or a lapsed cook. You will learn to cook better with new skills as you gain an appreciation for new flavors. Our recipes specialize in appetizing, fresh and healthy foods that are easy to prepare - we promise!

In addition to our schedule of classes, Company's Coming also offers Customized Classes for business, friends and family. Each of these private classes is customized to make it unique and memorable for your group! Select from Team Building, Corporate or Party classes.


Make ahead note:

Get ingredients assembled to cook at the last minute. The recipe serves 8 as a first course, 2-4 as an entree.


  • 2 Lb mussels
  • 4 Tbl butter
  • 1/2 cup white port. You can also use a white wine or dry vermouth
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • Freshly ground pepper

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Tear off 8 pieces of foil, each about 18 inches long. Fold in half so that it is 9 inches long.

Place the pieces of foil on your counter and divide the mussels between each piece. Divide the butter, port, garlic and place on top of each pile of mussels. Give a twist of freshly ground pepper to each. Close the packages by drawing all the corners up so that there is still a bit of space for the mussels to open.

Place on rimmed cookie sheets and bake for about 10 to 14 minutes. Place the packages on plates and enjoy with bread.

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Company's Coming Contact Information
You can reach us:

By Phone: 202-966-3361
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By Fax: 202-362-8409
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     Company's Coming
     3313 Ross Place NW
     Washington, DC 20008

Travels of the Fork & Cork

Company's Coming Customized Classes
At Company's Coming you can select from three kinds of Customized Classes. Select the kind of class that meets the needs of your group. Whichever you choose, you will know that each class at Company's Coming is planned so that everyone in your group gets the most out of the experience.

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Aussie Flavors!

Upcoming Class

The Perfect Roast Chicken

Saturday, June 1

Almond Crusted Soft Shell Crabs, The Perfect Roast Chicken, Rice Pilaf, Ratatouille, Raspberry Tart

This should be just the ideal time of the year for this meal. We hope to catch the crabs and berries at their peak. The food with be complemented by delicious red and white pinot selections. Saturday classes are $80 each or 2 for $155.

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Setting the Table to Set the Mood

Setting the Table to Set the Mood
Whenever you are having a special meal for your family and friends - or just feel like doing yourself a favor, take the time to make the table look special. It is, after all, where everyone will be spending their time and enjoying your food.

Here are some ideas to keep in mind as you think about setting the table.

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