Learn from the pros and improve your culinary skills with these kitchen workshops.
If you’re looking for a delicious food experience that you can recreate again and again, why not try a cooking class? Whether they’re in-person or online, these 5 options for cooking classes offered in Boston right now will be sure to elevate your kitchen skills to a whole new level.
1. Milk Street Cooking School
Founded by Christopher Kimball, Milk Street is a multimedia company exploring the best of New England cuisine. Through its magazine, podcasts, and online videos, Milk Street offers a complete education on how to cook like the pros. Milk Street Cooking School provides pre-recorded and livestreamed cooking classes that’ll teach you how to make 5-star dishes from around world, such as Japanese fried chicken and chiles relleno. While the livestream classes range from $25 to $50, you can also enjoy many of Milk Street’s recipes on their YouTube channel for free.
2. North End Italian Dinner with Tiramisu
What better way to enjoy Italian food in the North End than to make it yourself? The Italian Dinner Cooking Class is an in-person cooking event hosted by Chef Rudy Donalson, who has over 15 years of restaurant experience in the North End. Over the course of the evening, you’ll make a multi-course meal featuring Italian favorites like homemade pasta and mozzarella. As the finale, you’ll get to enjoy a deliciously rich tiramisu—and after you learn how to make it, you’ll be able to make it at home any time you want!
3. Cambridge School of Culinary Arts
In addition to training aspiring chefs, the Cambridge School of Culinary Arts offers an extensive range of classes for cooks of all skill levels at their teaching facility. The chefs and instructors here offer hands-on learning at their professional-grade, fully equipped kitchens. While they do offer technique classes for the pros, they also offer classes specifically for kids and teenagers too. Plus, their couples classes could be the perfect activity for your next date night!
4. Shiso Kitchen
Shiso Kitchen, founded by Chef Jessica Roy, offers informative cooking experiences in a relaxed atmosphere. Unlike most straightforward, no-frills kitchens, Shiso Kitchen offers a suave, dinner-party vibe inside its kitchen. Whether you’re looking to learn a new go-to meal or to just hang out with your friends in a foodie environment, Shiso is the perfect venue for a night of culinary experiences.
5. Asian Dumplings & Dim Sum Cooking Class
Skip takeout and learn how to make delicious Chinese dumplings yourself at this dumplings workshop. Hosted by Chef Rudy, a Cape Cod chef with over 15 years of experience in Boston’s food scene, you’ll learn how to make all your favorite dim sum treats using traditional Chinese ingredients and utensils. Once you’ve mastered the craft of dumplings, you can go on to host your own dumpling parties at home. Like all coking classes, this is an experience that will continue to pay off for years to come!
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