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Young Boy Cutting Mushrooms at The Cooking Studio 2

Kids classes where we talk to the kids, not down to them.

Posts ❮ ❯ This summer we challenged ourselves to teach kids classes similar to how we teach adult classes. Everyone cooking from scratch, doing the whole process themselves from measuring ingredients, prepping and cutting, working in teams and cleaning. The kids met the challenge! We had 17 kids from age 10 to age 15 and…

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5 reasons for the new Cooking Studio blog

There are so many interesting cooking blogs. I especially like food blogs that post recipes with photos and teach me something. Michael Ruhlman’s blog is especially good, and one of our Chef Instructors, Lauren Joy, has a great one called Licked My Plate. Another food blog may seem unnecessary, but here’s why we’re starting one anyway.   We want…

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Teams Work in the Kitchen

Great Chefs know that taking a list of ingredients and making them into a great meal requires the team to work together with a common vision. In a restaurant that shared vision is very clear, in the workplace it can be less so. Why team cooking works Unlike workplace teams which often struggle to define…

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