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!

Create satisfying autumnal soups and chowders perfect for the cold weather ahead. Using seasonal ingredients, this hands-on class with Barb Nack will create creamy butternut squash bisque with a variation including roasted pears, aromatic chicken vegetable soup, corn chowder with coconut milk, New England clam chowder, and classic tomato soup.
Barbara Nack

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Class Dates:
Tue Oct 28,
6:30 pm to 9 pm
Per Person


Raise a glass of cheer to Nick Miller, as he presents an autumn dinner with seasonal ingredients. Enjoy roasted butternut squash soup with cinnamon crème fraîche and pancetta, pan-roasted striped bass with smoked mushroom-collards-black-eyed pea ragoût, plus the famous Harvest brioche bread pudding with bourbon-currant sauce and whipped cream.
Nick Miller

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Class Dates:
Tue Nov 4,
6:30 pm to 9 pm
Per Person

Lodge Cast Iron Dutch Oven 4 Quart
Pro-Logic cast iron features a contemporary design with rounded edges and a higher domed lid. This pre-seasoned, ready-to-use cast iron pan comes with a lid is made by Lodge in the USA. Not dishwasher safe.


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10-inch Stainless Fry Pan with Lid All-Clad
This open fry pan with lid has sloped sides and a lip edge and an aluminum core with stainless interior and exterior. Made by All-Clad. Dishwasher safe. Made in USA. On sale, while supplies last!

$155.00 $99.99 ends 12/31/2014

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Pressure Canner/Cooker/Steamer - 12 quart
The 12 quart Granite Ware pressure canner/cooker/steamer is made of hard anodized aluminum, and can be used as a pressure cooker and steamer without changing the flavor or color of food. Use to elevate the food temperature above 240-degrees, which kills bacteria found in low acid foods such as meats, poultry, fish and some vegetables. UL-certified for safety and canning confidence. Holds 4 one-quart, 7 one-pint or 8 half-pint jars.


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#4 Recipe: Green Curry Grilled Salmon
The flavors of Thai food — lemongrass, limes, and chile peppers — pair beautifully with fish and seafood. Use these fabulous flavors in western dishes, like grilled fish, for a memorable dinner. Thai native and Saint Louis resident Naam Pruitt bridges her two worlds by combining a homemade green curry sauce with salmon. Green Curry [...]

#5 Recipe: Pumpkin Mousse Torte
This luscious dessert is the best of both worlds: pumpkin pie with a creamy cheesecake layer. This make-ahead dessert is perfect for an autumnal dinner party. Pastry chef extraordinaire Helen Fletcher created this delectable dessert, one of her hundreds of sensational desserts that she has composed and published. Helen is the pastry chef at Tony’s [...]

#6 Recipe: Fluffy Ricotta Pancakes
Some pancakes are belly-busters; eat two and they drop like lead in your stomach. What a pleasure to discover light and fluffy pancakes that feel like eating air. The secret to these cakes is homemade ricotta cheese, whipped egg whites, and very little flour. The ricotta pancakes can be served sweet with maple syrup or [...]

#7 Recipe: Cranberry-Apricot Relish
A great sauce can make the dish. Add this delicious fruit chutney, which is chock-full of cranberries, apricots, pears, and brandy, to your repertoire. Cranberry chutney is a perfect compliment to poultry and pork dishes, plus this relish pairs well with cheese. Cranberry-Apricot Relish is Number 7 on our list of the Top Thirty Recipes [...]

#8 Recipe: Greek Autumn Savory Strudel
Vegetables wrapped in flaky phyllo dough may all seem similar (think spanikopita), but this recipe is extra delicious. Created by personal chef Maria Sakellariou, Greek Autumn Savory Strudel combines mushrooms, Brussels sprouts, chestnuts, and apples for an unforgettable pastry. Greek Autumn Savory Strudel is Number 8 on our list of the Top Thirty Recipes celebrating [...]

#9 Recipe: Ginger-Maple Salmon
The combination of sweet and spicy and salty is wonderful on fish. This marinade features fresh ginger combined with dark maple syrup, then pan-seared to form a brown crust. Ginger-Maple Salmon is Number 9 on our list of the Top Thirty Recipes celebrating the Thirtieth Anniversary of Kitchen Conservatory. The recipe is available here. The [...]

Fall Cooking Class Schedule: Experience Our Top Thirty Chefs!
To celebrate the Thirtieth Anniversary of Kitchen Conservatory, we named the Top Thirty Chefs who teach at Kitchen Conservatory. These wonderful chefs share their time and talent to cook extraordinary food in our kitchens. Two hundred cooking classes are available on our Fall Cooking Class Schedule; register now for these memorable events. Experience our Top [...]

Everything at Kitchen Conservatory is On Sale for 9 Days!
Kitchen Conservatory’s Annual Sale 20% OFF* everything in the store! August 1st to August 9th   It happens only once a year! *All sales final. Discounts will not be applied to prior purchases. Take 20% off anything in the store that is not already on sale! Does not include classes, gift certificates, knife sharpening.   [...]

#10 Recipe: My Best Chocolate Cake
Is one chocolate cake any better than another? Yes, this recipe is the best chocolate cake I have ever tasted — moist with a rich chocolate taste. The simple bundt cake is iced with chocolate ganache and was created by chef Brenda Vanden Bos. Chocolate Cake is Number 10 on our list of the Top [...]

#11 Recipe: Sweet Potato-Chipotle Gratin
A “gratin” is a fancy name for a “casserole” and most gratins are layers of vegetables covered in cream. The sweet-and-spicy taste of this gratin, Sweet Potato-Chipotle, is irresistible. Originally created by Dawn Meyer for a cooking class featuring our favorite Emile Henry gratin bakeware, this easy recipe with five ingredients is always a crowd [...]

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