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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

Pricing
Ranging from $85.00-$120.00 per student
** 4 student minimum**

Please see our COVID page for updates on our safety protocols

Sarah Daulton creating a salad for Denver Cooking Classes

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.

Sarah Daulton filling dough with meat mixture

Sarah Daulton
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.

Annie Schwegmann posing in front of a brick wall in a kitchen wearing a chef outfit

Anne Schwegmann
Chefstructor

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.

Annie-Dowding-Chef

Annie Dowding
Chefstructor

Annie has a vast variety of experience in the hospitality industry that spans over 20 years. She spent her last 6 years as an Executive Chef at a local Colorado catering company, where she helped carry out countless weddings and parties. Previously to that she spent 8 rewarding years at the Denver Housing Authority creating and managing The Osage Cafe, Denver's first training platform for At-Risk Youth. The youth gained hands on experience with entry level job skills in the food industry as employees of a fully operating café.

Megan Hill Chef

Megan Hill
Chefstructor

Megan is originally from Omaha, Nebraska, and has worked in the food industry for a little over six years now. She is a 2016 Johnson & Wales graduate with an associate degree in culinary arts. She has a background in institutional cooking, cooking for children, as well as teaching cooking classes for preschool and kindergarten aged children. Growing and raising her own food is a close second passion to cooking.

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!

DRESS CODE
Please Wear Close Toed Shoes and Refrain from Loose Clothing & Jewelry

We offer classes 6 days a week.
***Prices vary 

MENUS

Each Menu Includes a vast selection of dishes from each country. We want each guest to experience many different dishes-which offers expansion, Variety, & Technique.

**4 STUDENT MINIMUM**

** Each menu is subject to change according to Colorado's growing season. We strive to use as many local ingredients available to us, to elevate the guest's experience.
ALL SKILL LEVELS WELCOMED. All food allergies & preferences are taken seriously. Please let us know in advance.

Ready to book your class?

Spanish Tapas

SPAIN

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.

Japanese Food

JAPAN

In this class, we will hand make a variety of traditional Japanese dishes, from Yakitori, Shumai, Miso eggplant, and a few more items in between.

Italian Food

ITALY

In this class, we will hand make a variety of classic regional Italian dishes, from N'duja, flatbread, Bagna Cauda, and a few more items in between.

Thai Food

THAILAND

In this class, we will hand make several classic Thai dishes ranging from satay, mango sticky rice, coconut shrimp, and several more items in between.

Couple Cooking Together

DATE NIGHT

In this class, you & your loved one will spend a romantic & intimate evening preparing a special menu perfect for two.

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.

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FAQ's

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

How many students can you teach at once?
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