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. All cooking classes are held at 8021 Clayton Road.

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!
CRAVING BREAKFAST FOR DINNER

Dawn Meyer proves that breakfast doesn't have to be at the crack of dawn, and makes a satisfying dinner. This hands-on class will create ham and cheese waffles, shakshuka -- a one-skillet dish of eggs baked in a tomato-red pepper sauce, five spice-brown sugar bacon, chicken sausage-fennel-butternut squash hash, baked parmesan French toast topped with caramelized onions and balsamic dressed spring greens, chipotle chilaquiles with roast chicken and fresh fried tortilla chips, and a wild mushroom and egg puff pastry tart.
Chef:
Dawn Meyer

Class Type:
Hands-On
Class Dates:
Wed Aug 23, 217
6:30 pm to 9 pm
Cost:
$55.00
Per Person

DATE NIGHT FOR COUPLES: ONE IF BY LAND, TWO IF BY SEA

Create a decadent surf and turf meal with your partner, starting with saffron-steamed mussels with crème fraîche. This hands-on class will create seared scallops with puréed celery root gratinée topped with crispy breadcrumbs and tart apples, slow-roasted beef tenderloin with thyme-merlot sauce, creamy mascarpone polenta, and vanilla bread pudding with caramel sauce, all served with wine.
Chef:
Barbara Nack

Class Type:
Hands-On
Class Dates:
Fri Aug 25, 217
6 pm to 8:30 pm
Cost:
$150.00
Per Couple

IF YOU KNEW SUSHI

It is always a delight to have Thai native and sushi chef Jay Dedkhad, of Ocha Thai and Japanese, in our kitchens creating beautiful and delectable sushi, in one of our most popular classes. Using the freshest fish and other beautiful ingredients, this hands-on class will master the art of rolling and forming a variety of lavish and enticing sushi.
Chef:
Jay Dedkhad

Ocha Thai and Japanese
Class Type:
Hands-On
Class Dates:
Tue Aug 29, 217
6:30 pm to 9 pm
Cost:
$60.00
Per Person

Dessert for Two
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Dessert for Two by Christina Lane, of Kirkwood, MO, takes well-loved desserts and scales them down to make only two servings. Cakes are baked in small pans and ramekins. Pies are baked in small pie pans or muffin cups. Cookie recipes are scaled down to make 1 dozen or fewer. Your favorite bars brownies, blondies, and marshmallow rice cereal treats are baked in a loaf pan, which easily serves two when cut across the middle. Newly married couples and empty-nesters will be particularly enthralled with this miniature dessert guide. To everyone who lives alone: now you can have your own personal-sized cake and eat it, too." Hardcover, 240 pages.

$24.95


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Sweet and Simple: Dessert for Two
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Christina Lane is back, with more favorite sweet treats—scaled down for two! How does she do it? Christina Lane, everyone’s favorite “for two” cookbook author has once again taken her favorite desserts and scaled them down to size. Here are nearly 100 delicious new recipes drawn from her personal favorites, complete with her signature gorgeous photography. Perfect for new couples, empty-nesters, and anyone who’s ever polished off far too much of a regular-size dessert, these cakes, cookies, pies, bars, and more are sure to please. Her familiar, friendly voice invites readers to whip up a little dessert and enjoy. She’s even included some light and skinny options for her fans. Hardcover, 224 pages.

$27.95


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Comfort and Joy: Cooking for Two
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Just off the success of Dessert for Two, local author Christina Lane is back with a gorgeous full-color cookbook filled with delicious meals for every hours of the day. Her signature friendly voice invites readers to try everything from her Southern sweet tea fried chicken to a holiday ham, perfectly portioned for whomever is sitting around the table. Fancy celebration meals appear along with down-home comfort food, all accompanied by mouth-watering photography. Comfort and Joy is an essential book for singles, couples, and small families. Hardcover, 224 pages.

$24.95


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Kitchen Conservatory is the premier kitchen store in St. Louis, Missouri. For over 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!

 

NEW cooking classes!
We are always excited to have hundreds of new classes on our website, and our quarterly newsletter, What’s Stirring, in the mail! If you are looking for a specific type of class or technique, give us a call! We are happy to find the class that is the right fit for you. Here are a […]

Annual Sale and Local Cookbook Author Events!
Our Annual Sale runs through August 12 with 20% OFF* everything in the store!   Take 20% off anything in the store that is not already on sale! Sale does not include classes, gift certificates, or knife sharpening. 30-75% off selected clearance items*  In-store only. In-stock only. COOKBOOK FAIR! Bring in a cookbook and receive a […]

Fresh Garlic Now Available!
Our sweet, juicy homegrown garlic is NOW available at Kitchen Conservatory! 2000 hard-neck garlic cloves were planted last fall in our Ladue garden to satisfy (y)our love for this variety of garlic. Freshly-dug garlic is unlike any garlic you have ever tasted. Order garlic today and we will ship you our moist and juicy fresh […]

Our Community of Cooks!
We have created a private Facebook group for our customers who love to eat and cook! Please join us on Cooks of Kitchen Conservatory.  Log in to your Facebook page and request to join us. You are welcome to share your cooking experiences, ask cooking questions, share recipes and favorite kitchen tools, ask for classes […]

NEW cooking classes!
On any day of any week, the team and teachers at Kitchen Conservatory are excited for the classes that will be held in our two teaching kitchens, but four times a year the enthusiasm grows as we release our new quarterly newsletter, What’s Stirring. Our summer classes are now available on our website, and the […]

New Cooking Classes
We are always giddy with excitement when our quarterly cooking class schedule has been published. Check out some of our exciting  teachers and classes for the spring! If you are looking for a specific teacher or theme, use the boxes under the headings on our cooking class page! Simply type in the teacher’s name in the box […]

Give the Gift of Cooking
The gift of cooking is the gift that has long-lasting benefits! Here are some exciting four-part participation classes that will make a memorable and much appreciated gift. Basics of Cooking is perfect for the beginner, Beyond Basics is a great class for anyone who knows their way around the kitchen, and French Favorites 4×4 is perfect for the […]

Join Us for a Celebration of Chef Jean-Pierre Augé
Be our guest at a champagne toast to Chef Jean-Pierre Augé Saturday, December 17, 1:30 pm Starting in 1971, Jean-Pierre Augé set the standard on how to teach cooking classes with gorgeous French menus and a wealth of entertaining stories. Chef Jean-Pierre Augé became an apprentice chef in his hometown of Vatan, France at the age of […]

Let’s Get Cooking…. and Baking!
Our NEW Winter cooking class schedule is now available with hundreds of exciting classes taught by 65 chefs and culinary educators! Meet some of our new and returning teachers! Matt Seiter, of BC’s Kitchen, is teaching our first demonstration cocktail class on December 18. Michael Friedman, of Retreat Gastropub, is teaching a hands-on class that starts with […]

Take a Cooking Class this Fall
Our Fall Cooking Class Schedule has been published. Here are cooking classes that you should not miss: Kevin Nashan, chef-owner of Sidney Street Cafe on September 12. Bob Colosimo of Eleven Eleven Mississippi does Tuscan on October 5. Chef Josh Galliano shows his superb canning techniques on October 8. Guerilla Street Food’s Brian Hardesty with […]


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