Kitchen Conservatory offers more than 800 different cooking classes every year. These fun cooking classes are taught by the best chefs from the best restaurants, plus fabulous culinary educators who share their specialties of the kitchen. We offer both fully-participatory classes and demonstration classes that feature a wide variety of menus and themes from beginner to gourmet to ethnic cooking.

Interested in hosting your very own party as a custom cooking class?
We have two state-of-the-art kitchens, plus an outdoor grilling area. All of the two hundred chefs who teach at Kitchen Conservatory have one thing in common: a passion for the recipes that they have created and the desire to share their marvelous cooking techniques. The best parties happen in the kitchen!
MODERNIST CUISINE

Discover the craft of creating modern restaurant food at home with chef Frank McGinty using some of the magical smoke-and-mirrors techniques for a sophisticated presentation, starting with blow-torched scallop served with crispy chicken skin, puffed wild rice, coffee-black olive purée, and edible flowers. This hands-on class will create pressure-cooked lamb with cauliflower "couscous" with spiced pumpkin seeds and pomegranate "caviar", beet-stained pasta with a 65-degree quail egg and goat cheese, plus smoked ice cream served with microwave angel food cake, strawberry liquid gel, and mint "snow".
Chef:
Frank McGinty

Kaldi's Coffee
Class Type:
Hands-On
Class Dates:
Thu Apr 30,
6:30 pm to 9 pm
Cost:
$60.00
Per Person

A DAY IN THE KITCHEN: PITMASTER

Come over to the other side of the counter to master cooking in our special participation classes. For those who are interested in learning more about how to cook, A Day in the Kitchen offers an in-depth mastery of specific culinary arts. These classes are limited to eight people.
Join chef Kirk Warner in a memorable day of grilling, by preparing an extensive array of meats, fish, rubs, sauces, and sides. This hands-on class will grill sea scallop brochettes with mango-chile glaze, beef flank steak roulade with chimichurri on mushroom marmalade, Vietnamese-style grilled bison meatballs in lettuce cups and dipping sauce, grilled Alaskan halibut wrapped in Parma prosciutto with warm asparagus salsa verde, hot smoked brine-cured whole pork butt with dipping sauces, grilled pizzettas with seasonal toppings, plus grilled beef bistecca with porcini and sea salt crust.
Chef:
Kirk Warner

Kirk's Traveling Kitchen
Class Type:
Hands-On
Class Dates:
Sat May 2,
10 am to 3 pm
Cost:
$175.00
Per Person

FROM THE COLLECTIONS OF OTTOLENGHI

The cooking of Yotam Ottolenghi is both ancient and cutting edge, as proven with his wildly successful London restaurant and cookbook empire. Chef Mickey Kitterman has been collecting his works from his beautiful cookbooks to articles from Food and Wine, The Guardian, and The New York Times. Join Mickey for a hands-on class creating some favorites, including warm sautéed mushroom salad with bacon and goat cheese, a variety of börek - flaky pastries filled with cheeses and kale or spinach, roast chicken with plums and prunes and potatoes, black quinoa with beetroot and parsley, plus roasted rhubarb served with sweet labneh.
Chef:
Mickey Kitterman

Gallagher's
Class Type:
Hands-On
Class Dates:
Mon May 4,
6 pm to 8:30 pm
Cost:
$60.00
Per Person

Classic 5" Brunch Knife
This serrated knife cuts with ease anything crusty on the outside and soft inside. Bagels and rolls, summer salami, cheese and tomatoes. Made by Wusthof-Trident Cutlery.

$79.95 $49.95 ends 3/31/2016


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Oxo Mandoline
This user-friendly mandoline is the perfect tool for creating culinary sensations quickly and easily. Straight and wavy blades can be set to any slice thickness. All blades are safely covered when not in use. A soft handle set lower than the body ensures a comfortable grip and keeps your hand out of the way, and wide, non-slip feet keep the mandoline stable and secure on the countertop. Storage is a snap: all blades store on board for added safety and convenience, the legs fold compactly, and the food holder snaps underneath. All blades are easily removable for cleaning.

$69.95


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Fish Spatula/Chef's Slotted Turner - Right-Handed
The best fish spatula and chef's slotted turner for right-handers has tempered high-carbon stainless steel blades that are perfectly tapered, making it the best tool for many uses. It is designed to flip delicate foods. The turner is lightweight, and razor-thin, so it can flip eggs, fish, and crepes. It is also strong enough to lift heavier foods like hamburgers. The long slots allow excess grease to drain. Made by Lamson & Goodnow in the USA.

$26.95


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Kitchen Conservatory is the premier kitchen store in St. Louis, Missouri. For 30 years, Kitchen Conservatory has offered the finest tools for the kitchen and delectable cooking classes at our Clayton store. Locally-owned and very independent, we offer all the tools and knowledge for the ultimate kitchen experience. Please browse our fabulous selection of more than 6,000 essential and useful cooking products or shop online. Email Ask the Chef to solve your cooking dilemmas!

 

Harvesting Fresh Herbs
Ready to plant your herb garden? Go to the Missouri Botanical Garden on Thursday, April 23 from 10 am to 11 am for a talk on “Harvesting Herbs for Dinner” by Anne Cori. The free presentation in the Shoenberg Theater will include a question-and-answer session on growing and using culinary herbs. Fresh herb plants will […]

Tips for Good Knife Skills
Practice your knife skills in an upcoming cooking class: “Knife Lessons: Chop, Chop” on April 13 at 6 pm “Prep School” on June 2 at 6 pm St. Louis Magazine interviewed Anne Cori for tips on using kitchen knives: Secure your cutting board. We have gripper mats to put underneath, or you can use a […]

Cookbook Confidential: The Art of Finding a Good Cookbook
So many cookbooks are published each year and how do you find the right cookbook for your style of cooking? Or should you just use the free recipes that you find online? Is a food picture worth a thousand words? Learn the pluses and minuses of cookbooks from Anne Cori. Wednesday, March 25 at 7-8 […]

Welcome Spring with a New Cooking Class
Our Spring Cooking Class Calendar has some exciting, new cooking classes: “Rustic Italian” (quail with roasted garlic-grape sauce on mascarpone-ricotta polenta) on April 1 “The Big Tang Theory” (tagliatelle with lemon-herb sauce) on April 10 “Sweet and Lowe” (sweet crab bisque with corn cream and cheddar croutons) on April 19 “Mediterranean Mystique” (garlic-lemon grilled shrimp […]

Cooking with the Correct Cookware
St. Louis Homes and Lifestyles has an interview with Anne Cori, president of Kitchen Conservatory, in their January issue on which cookware to use on which stove. SLHL: If I am looking for new pots and pans, what are my options? (nonstick, cast iron, copper, etc.) Anne: Since some electric cooktops require certain kinds of […]

Tool Time at Kitchen Conservatory
The right kitchen tool can make all the difference in the pleasure of cooking. Learn how to use these incredibly useful tools in these upcoming cooking classes: Stovetop Smoker on January 14 in “What the Cluck” Fondue Pot on January 18 in “The Tastemakers” Sushi Mat on January 20 in “Wake Up, Little Sushi” Pressure […]

Holiday Shopping Online
Yes, we ship! Order online and we ship out the same day via UPS. Orders must be received by noon Central Time on Wednesday, December 17 to arrive by December 24 by standard ground delivery. Second-Day Air orders must be received by noon Central Time on Monday, December 22. Next-Day Air orders must be received […]

Champagne Stroll: Sunday, November 23, 12 to 4 PM
Start the holiday season with a glass of cheer and delectable goodies at our free open house this Sunday, November 23, from noon to 4 pm. Start your holiday shopping with our complimentary gift-wrapping with beautiful handmade bows. Thanksgiving Day — the ultimate cooking holiday — is next week and we offer all the tools […]

Our Number One Recipe: Tomato Chutney
The art of cuisine is in the making of sauces. A delicious sauce elevates a ho-hum dinner to a sublime feast. Our favorite sauce is tomato chutney, also known as ketchup when it is pureed until smooth. Originally created by Brenda Vanden Bos, this sweet-and-sour chutney with six ingredients is a staple in our refrigerators. […]

Winter 2015 Cooking Class Schedule Now Available!
What a great line-up of cuisines and chefs for our next cooking class schedule. We offer classes in American, Brazilian, Cajun, Caribbean, Chinese, Creole, English, French, Gluten-Free, Greek, Hawaiian, Indian, Indonesian, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Low-Fat, Mediterranean, Mexican, Middle-Eastern, Moroccan, New Mexican, Paleo, Spanish, Thai, Vegan, Vegetarian, and Vietnamese. Surely we have the perfect menu […]


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