Cheffing It Up: Cooking Classes To Try In Boston

May 22, 2018 |
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Cooking Classes to Try in Boston

If that apron hanging in your kitchen is collecting dust, brush it off and tie it on with pride after checking out some of these top-notch cooking and baking classes that are offered in Boston. Boston’s food scene is booming and its cooking classes are a reflection of that. Learn some of the tips and tricks of the trade to make you look like a superstar chef you have some kind of clue what you are doing in your kitchen (we don’t want to push it). It’s fun to get your hands dirty and enjoy the food you prepared on your own at the end of the class. We love cooking classes as a fun activity to do with friends, a SO, or solo. Go ahead and try one, you’ll be cheffing it up in no time!

Dave’s Fresh Pasta

homemade ravioli

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By day this Somerville gem is a specialty food market and by night it holds after hours events that include must-try pasta making classes. We all love fresh pasta so learn to make it yourself and really impress your family and friends. Their classes sell out fast so grab your highly coveted spot ASAP.

Address: 81 Holland St, Somerville, MA 02144
Phone: 617-623-0867


garnishing falafel

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Cozymeal offers a huge variety of cooking classes hosted by their team of talented chefs. Whatever skills you are looking to learn they surely offer you that opportunity. Whether it’s couples’ cooking night, girls’ or guys’ night out, or just some me time, it’ll be a blast!

Address: 100 Cambridge St, 14th Floor, Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 617-307-4582

Milk Street Kitchen

cooking demonstration with christopher kimball

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Step into Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Kitchen space to take a cooking class with some of the best chefs in Boston. They specialize in home cooking and they call their Milk Street Cooking School, “part classroom, part playground and all kitchen.” Book one of the classes on their calendar or host your own private event there.

Address: 177 Milk St, Boston, MA 02109
Phone: 857-990-3625

ArtEpicure Cooking School

making fresh pasta

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They won Boston Magazine’s Best of Boston award for best cooking class back in 2014 and are still going strong hosting cooking classes of all kinds for Bostonians and visitors. Their goal is to take the techniques and tricks used in professional kitchens and make them more accessible to the home cook.

Address: 1 Fitchburg St, Somerville, MA 02143
Phone: 617-996-5334

Flour Bakery & Cafe

sticky buns

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Flour is one of our favorite bakeries in the city and a stop on our Sweet & Savory South End Tour. They now have locations all over Boston and Cambridge so it’s easy to pop in and visit them. Learn some of Chef Joanne Chang’s pastry secrets at one of their baking classes held at their “breadquarters” in Allston. They even teach you how to make their acclaimed sticky buns!

Address: 9 Travis St, Allston, MA



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Stir is a demonstration kitchen and cookbook store that offers intimate cooking classes of all kinds from “Food in Film and Literature,” to “Italy vs France.” Owned by a powerhouse female chef in Boston, Barbara Lynch, you are sure to learn some valuable culinary lessons at Stir while having a great time.

Address: 102 Waltham St, Boston, MA 02118
Phone: 617-423-7847

Formaggio Kitchen

cooking class

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We are in love with Formaggio Kitchen. For one, it’s full of cheese! This specialty food store is a stop on our Sweet & Savory South End Tour. You can learn what’s up their sleeves at one of their cooking classes, most of which are geared around, you guessed it, CHEESE. What are you waiting for? Go sign up!

Address: 244 Huron Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138
Phone: 617-354-4750

The KITCHEN at Boston Public Market

kitchen space

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We talk about Boston Public Market a lot because they’re awesome! They allow small, local vendors to shine; and what’s more they have a kitchen space where they teach some really fun cooking classes. Sometimes their vendors are even the teachers. Taza Chocolate is currently offering a truffle making workshop and Soluna Garden Farm is currently offering a spice and tea blending workshop. Set aside the day because after the class you’ll definitely want to shop!

Address: 100 Hanover St, Boston, MA 02108
Phone: 978-578-5867



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