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!
SHIP TO SHORE

Chris Lee creates a superb and beautifully balanced surf-and-turf meal from beginning to end. Enjoy asparagus bisque with crème fraîche, shaved salad with root vegetables and a light vinaigrette, seared scallops with jalapeño vinaigrette and crispy kale, pan-seared petit filet of beef with caramelized shallots and a syrah reduction served with roasted carrots and parsnips, plus a decadent chocolate caramel torte.
Chef:
Christopher Lee

Chef's Table STL
Class Type:
Demonstration
Class Dates:
Thu Mar 5,
6:30 pm to 9 pm
Cost:
$50.00
Per Person

DINNER THAT STARTS AND ENDS WITH CHOCOLATE

Chef Nick Miller, of The Caramel Room at Bissinger's, is delighted to create an exciting dinner, making sure that the first and last course incorporate chocolate. Enjoy white chocolate gnocchi with arugula and butternut squash with a sage orange brown butter sauce, salmon prepared sous vide served with smoked mushroom fricassée, plus mini mocha cheesecakes with caramel sauce and shaved dark chocolate.
Chef:
Nick Miller

The Caramel Room at Bissinger's
Class Type:
Demonstration
Class Dates:
Tue Mar 10,
6:30 pm to 9 pm
Cost:
$50.00
Per Person

ITALIAN "BOOT" CAMP

Bernard Pilon explores the regional cuisine of Italy with tempting dishes, starting with Ligurian seafood burrida soup. This hands-on class will create homemade strozzapreti pasta with braised lamb ragù, autumn vegetable tiella di verdure, grilled asparagus with walnut bagna cauda, sweet fritole fritters with vanilla bean and dried fruit, plus Meyer lemon budino custard.
Chef:
Bernard Pilon

Norwood Hills Country Club
Class Type:
Hands-On
Class Dates:
Mon Mar 16,
6 pm to 8:30 pm
Cost:
$60.00
Per Person

4x6 Recipe Box - Homemade Pantry
Homemade is a charming design with a canning jar design on the top of this recipe box with 12 coordinating tabbed dividers and 40 recipe cards. Each hinged recipe box is extra deep to hold 275 4 x 6 recipe cards. Recipe boxes are made of paper wrapped laminated art board.

$24.00


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Microplane Great Grater/Zester - Green
The best-selling Microplane tool, this grater is the essential tool for finely grating hard cheeses (like parmesan) and zesting lemon, lime, and orange peels. This rasp grater is the best tool for finely grating whole nutmeg. Every kitchen needs this grater! Premium handle is ergonomic and soft to the touch. Made by Microplane in USA. Dishwasher safe.

$14.95


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Architec Gripper Cutting Board 11 x 14 Green
11" x 14" high density extra thick plastic cutting board with soft feet on one side to grip the counter top. Dishwasher safe.

$16.95


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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!

 

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 [...]

#2 Recipe: Apple Pie
Are you a pie person or a cake person? The world is divided between the two kinds of desserts. For those who choose pie as birthday dessert, then this pie is for you! Flaky crust and luscious caramel apple filling combine to make a dreamy dessert. Kitchen Conservatory is proud to be the epicenter of [...]

#3 Recipe: Bread Pudding
Saint Louis may be the birthplace of gooey butter cake, but our most popular dessert is Bread Pudding. Nearly every restaurant offers a luxurious version of leftover bread baked with custard and topped with bourbon sauce. Diners save room when bread pudding is on the dessert menu. Our bread pudding has been re-pinned hundreds of [...]

#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 [...]


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