Local Austin Cooking Classes
I’m excited to share information about these these Austin Cooking Classes:
Learn how to create a Latin American Fiesta or Decadent Desserts at Beets Café.
Small group cooking classes include: food safety skill building classes such as Knife Skills or Bone Basics. Or foodies can experience sessions like Classic Tuscan or Classic Greek. There are also several cook and dine options. A particularly unique offering is the Fearless Feast Cook and Carry Classes. This class offers an opportunity to prepare and take home your perfect holiday feast. It’s a low stress option since the meal is prepared with a professional Chef’s guidance and there is a gravy boat hotline if you need support while finishing the meal. Your feast is ready for you to finish and enjoy at home.
Chef Lori Hinze’s goal is to help people develop positive relationships with food while creating positive memories. There are range of adult classes and lots of special kid friendly activities.
The University of Texas offers informal classes, which are taught by local professionals and available to anyone who wants to sign up. These classes change frequently, but there are usually some cooking classes. A fun class to try might be Coffee Barista for a Day where you can learn how prepare and “pull” your favorite shot. Most cooking classes are listed under the personal development section.
Rukaiya's Kitchen offers small classes where you learn how to prepare Indian Fusion cuisine. Students enjoy their prepared meals during a class party at the end of class. Recipes are provided.
Public and private cooking classes are available. These classes get rave reviews from participants. Several classes teach the familiar Thai favorites such as Pad Thai or Coconut soup but they also feature a Vegetarian Thai class.
These weekend cooking classes are located west of the city.
Famous for catering UT tailgate parties, Chef Mike also offers In Home Cooking Demonstrations in your kitchen and ends with a family style meal. Louisiana’s culinary specialties are explored through the Cajun and Creole program providing a unique opportunity for you and your guests to enjoy great food and gain skills to recreate the evening’s menu at home. Joie de vivre!
An Austin favorite, cooking classes at the Silver Whisk fill quickly. Chef Myrna demonstrates cooking white fish and organic veggies. The demonstration classes include a meal. Class examples include: Greek Summer Night or Girls Night Out-Island Adventure.
Make IT Sweet
If you have a sweet tooth these classes are designed for you. Some of Jennifer and Heidi’s new classes sound fun and interesting. For example: Advanced Macarons, Sips and Sweets, Colorful Cakes or Brownies & Blondies. Of course a Classic Yeast Bread class is also available.
The Sustainable Food Center’s Happy Kitchen is a place where people can learn cooking skills and about preparing healthy economical meals. The hands-on affordable classes are taught in either English or Spanish. Public classes include: Preserve the Bounty: In a Pickle with Kate Payneor Market to Table: All About Chiles! Public classes provide funding for teaching nutrition and cooking skills to Austin families in need. If you can’t attend a class consider a donation to this vital program.
Far from their Austin Farmers Market stand serving sausage and biscuits, Dai Due also offer butchering classes at the Sustainable Food Center. If you are looking for a unique foodie experience considerDai Due’s Hog Class. The classes teaches the butchery of a fat domestic hog, from head to tail, followed by lessons on charcuterie and cooking. Sausage making will also be covered, along with other basic charcuterie techniques.
Please let me know your favorite class or new Austin based Cook Classes.