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About Denver Cooking Classes
Denver Cooking Classes was created to bring seasonal menus & local ingredients to the comfort of your own home. From basic knife skills to advanced pasta making, we bring it to the table. Your table!
Whether you’re hosting a party, a team building experience or you just want to learn something new, Denver Cooking Classes has you covered!
*Consultation on wine, beer, or cocktail pairings is available and subject to different package pricing
Ranging from $85.00-$120.00 per student
** 5 student minimum**
About Our Chefstructors
Because we respect our clients and their safety, Denver Cooking Classes requires that all in-home chefs have passed a background check and have earned their Food Saftey Training & Certification.
Owner | Foodie | Chefstructor
Sarah grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio and has worked in the food industry in and around Denver and Colorado for over 18 years. She’s worked as a line cook and a caterer, including her own small catering company, FoodieFood. Teaching is her second passion, as is utilizing local ingredients for the table.
Anne is originally from St. Louis and has been working in the culinary field for over 17 years.She has a strong background in pastry and baking and loves teaching the home cook. Things like bread basics, pastry 101, and cooking on a budget are her specialties.
Meet our Beverage Specialist
Sommelier | Owner of Salta Events
Denver Cooking Classes partners with Denver sommelier and beverage specialist, Christina Mau, owner of Salta Events to consult on wine and cocktail pairings, and develop our wine tasting and mixology curriculum. Christina uses her background in education, events, and the alcohol industry to bring a fun, consumer-friendly approach to wine and beverages. Christina loves creating a custom experience for guests, and she believes that the perfect wine or cocktail pairing is the one that you love-and she's right there to help you find it!
WHAT TO EXPECT
You and up to 8 of your friends will enjoy a 3 hour hands-on, private class including seasonal & local ingredients. We will begin with a delicious cheese to munch on as we get set up, and we always finish with a sit-down dinner to enjoy the fruits of our labor!
*Classes of 8 guests or more are welcomed & will require the use of our private kitchen. Please inquire within!
Our classes are energetic, collaborative, and informative! Expect to have fun, use your hands, and develop your instincts around cooking and the kitchen!
Please Wear Close Toed Shoes and Refrain from Loose Clothing & Jewelry
We offer classes 6 days a week.
Our menus rotate according to Colorado's growing season to ensure the highest quality of ingredients possible.
5 STUDENT MINIMUM
** Each menu includes one amazing cheese from our local cheesemonger, a salad course from our hydroponics vendor, and the main course.
ALL SKILL LEVELS WELCOMED. All food allergies & preferences are taken seriously. Please let us know in advance.
Traditional Spanish Tapas
In this class, we will make a variety of traditional Spanish tapas. This is a hands on course that highlights menu items from Gambas Al Ajillo, Patatas Bravas, and a few more in between.
Handmade Papardelle Pasta & Ragu
In this class, we will hand make Papardelle pasta from scratch. To accompany our fresh pasta, we will make a hearty beef ragu.
Rotating Seasonal Menu (Through February)
In this class, we will create a decadent mushroom risotto with truffle oil. We will learn how to achieve the perfect seared scallop, and enjoy local greens with a handmade vinaigrette.
In this class, students will get the opportunity to watch and practice breaking down an entire side of Hamachi, a common Japanese fish used for sushi & sashimi. We will serve this dish raw alongside complimentary components.
In this class, you & your loved one will spend a romantic & intimate evening preparing a special menu perfect for two.
St. Patrick's Day Cooking & Cocktails (PUBLIC CLASS)
Grab your pals & get ready to celebrate St. Patty's Day in the kitchen! We will be making chocolate stout crepes, beer cheese soup, and we'll mix up a few fun St. Patty's themed cocktails!
CORPORATE COOKING CLASSES
Are you looking to book your team building, corporate, or private event in our commercial kitchen? Please fill out this form and we will reach out to plan your event.
We’re proud to bring you beverages and ingredients from these local businesses
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Do you have a commercial kitchen?
Denver Cooking Classes does use a commercial kitchen which is subject to different pricing. Our classes are designed to be small and intimate, and to help clients navigate and get comfortable cooking in their own space
We will teach a minimum of 5 and up to 8 of your guests in your kitchen space. Anything over ten is considered a private class and is subject to different prices and the use of our kitchen