While we wait for a time when we can offer more group activities, we are pleased to offer a selection of private experiences for couples and small groups. Additionally, we are delighted to offer a variety of complimentary amenities to use during your stay.

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Friday Night Dinner at Aurora Cooks! 6:30 pm


July 26, 2019 @ 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Our Friday Night Dinners at Aurora Cooks! give you and your friends the opportunity to watch a meal unfold directly in front of you, featuring the highest-quality ingredients and paired with world-class local wines. Every Friday, Executive Chef Patrick Higgins will prepare and serve a five-course meal while you watch and each month we’ll partner with a different Finger Lakes winery to pair each course.


Gather around our counter and enjoy the company of new friends—seating is communal and designed for conversation. Socialize and interact with Chef Higgins and Taste Curator Grace Mattingly while they describe the ingredients and preparation for each course, explaining the development of each dish every step of the way. Gather around our intimate counter and enjoy the company of new friends.


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With a new menu every month, this is a fantastic experience for foodies, wine enthusiasts, and aspiring chefs alike—equally enjoyable for groups as well as couples.We look forward to spending time in the kitchen with you!


Dinners begin promptly. Doors open 10 minutes prior to start time. No early arrivals, please. Seating is limited to 12 guests. Dinner Tickets are $100 per person plus tax. You may add a wine pairing for $35 per person plus tax. Please register in advance.


FINE PRINT: Please inform us of any food allergies when registering. Classes are open to guests aged 18 years and older, and a valid photo I.D. will is required to be served alcohol. Cocktail and wine classes require that all participants be at least 21 years old. If you are unable to attend, you must cancel at least 24 hours in advance to receive a refund, retain a credit, or transfer to another class. Without the 24 hour notice, the ticket fee is non-refundable. You may, however, send someone to class in your place. Please notify the Inns of Aurora reservation team of your substitution by calling 315.364.8888.


July 26, 2019
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
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Aurora Cooks
283 Main Street
Aurora, NY 13026 United States


Inns of Aurora