March 10, 2018

Find a Cooking Class in the Twin Cities with my top picks

I have been researching local cooking classes and will present my findings on the Jason Show on Fox 9 on Monday, March 13. I will include a link to the video when the segment airs but in the meantime here are my show notes and what I think is unique about each class structure and offering.

We are lucky in the Twin Cities to have so many choices!


Kitchen Window:


  • Designed for the home chef, Kitchen Window’s Cooking School
  • basics to gourmet.
  • Fundamentals of Cooking, Global Cuisine, Grilling & Outdoor Entertaining
  • We strive to teach you about the tools, skills, and techniques
  • At the end of the class, you will receive a certificate for $10 off any purchase over $35.00 or 10% off any purchase over $100.00.
  • Wine and Beer at all classes
  • Sushi, Pizza, Dim Sum, Pasta, Grilling and Green Egg

Kitchen In The Market


  • Designed for the cook with the basics down these are collaborative, interactive cooking classes. You cook together and eat together.
  • Cheese Making, Regional Passports, Cooking The Market
  • Chefs Night Off with Jaime Malone 4/9, Wine Classes
  • Hands-on, small groups, teams.
  • Beer and Wine available for purchase
  • $75-$125

Kowalski’s Market


  • $20 Cheese and Wine Classes plus you get $10 Gift Card
  • Sell out quickly, classroom setting.
  • Regions, bubbly, holiday, teas, Mozerella

Good Acre:


  • Falcon Heights.
  • Food Hub for farmers and Community Kitchen.
  • CSA, Farmers Markets.
  • Hands-on Class and Cooking techniques like Knife Skills, Basics of Eggs, Cooking for One, Making Pasta
  • Also veggie-centric and ethnic cooking specialties.
  • $40 and NO Alcohol
  • $60. 2 Cooking class credits. Members-only pre-sale. Samples. Goodie Bag

Cooks Of Crocus Hill:


  • 4 locations around the Twin Cities.
  • Seasonal, Baking and Kids Classes, Date Nights
  • Series for the fundamentals of cooking
  • $50-$100
  • Great roster of Chefs and local experts Leslie Miller Sommelier
  • Meet your maker classes –
  • Some have Alcohol served with otherwise available

Mississippi Market.


  • Small Groups
  • Very inexpensive $10-20
  • Fermenting, Starting Seeds, Instant Pot, Cooking with Co-Op Basics, Tasting of Hydroponic Veggies, Kombucha