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  • Aurora Cooks!

    283 Main Street, Aurora NY 13026

From signature demonstrations to tasting experiences and show-stopping dinners, each session at Aurora Cooks! will inspire your creativity, expand your culinary knowledge, and create memories with your loved ones.

Lou Ruscitto-Donato

Aurora Cooks! Chef

Lou’s coast-to-coast career began at a panadería in Los Angeles and continued in a fine dining restaurant on Lake Ontario, New York. Her experience there working under a chef from The Culinary Institute of America won her an executive chef position at a Pan-Asian restaurant in Seattle.

After returning to New York to become an executive chef at a wood-fired restaurant, Lou continued to develop her culinary talent at a private country club and as the owner of a catering business — and she now shares her love of multicultural cuisine with Aurora Cooks!

Private Events

From family reunions to executive retreats, create lifelong memories with an Aurora Cooks! session that’s all your own. Our stunning kitchen can be reserved for private experiences—from customizable dinners to fun and creative brunches—for you and your group of up to 26 guests.