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!
CRÊPE-TASTIC

Crêpes are delicate wrappers that can be sweet or savory, but they are always fantastic. Join chef Bernard Pilon in a hands-on class learning to make thin crêpes and creating an assortment of these French treats with a variety of garnishes, including chocolate crêpes, melted Swiss and asparagus crêpes, soffrito-stuffed crêpes, plus ricotta-filled blintzes with lemon berry sauce.
Chef:
Bernard Pilon

Norwood Hills Country Club
Class Type:
Hands-On
Class Dates:
Sat Sept 6,
10 am to 12:30 pm
Cost:
$60.00
Per Person

DATE NIGHT FOR COUPLES: TOKYO TEMPTATIONS

Enjoy creating a sophisticated dinner complete with a pairing and tasting of fine wines with each course. This hands-on class will join Anne to prepare shrimp-corn tempura with soy-caramel dipping sauce, spicy tuna hand roll, tea-smoked duck with shiitake mushroom dashi, teriyaki strip steak with sesame soba noodles, plus ginger ice cream and tea cookies.
Chef:
Anne Cori

Class Type:
Hands-On
Class Dates:
Sat Sept 6,
6:30 pm to 9 pm
Cost:
$140.00
Per Couple

DATE NIGHT FOR COUPLES: ENCHANTING NEW MEXICO 30 years

Includes a Top 30 years Recipe!
Enjoy creating a sophisticated dinner complete with a pairing and tasting of fine wines with each course. Discover the flavors from New Mexico - the "Land of Enchantment", as this hands-on class with Dawn Meyer creates homemade tortilla chips with guacamole and tomatillo salsa, chiles rellenos stuffed with chorizo sausage and cheese, sweet potato soup, flat chicken enchiladas with green chile sauce, cheddar cheese cornbread, plus churros with tequila-lime sorbet.
Chef:
Dawn Meyer

Class Type:
Hands-On
Class Dates:
Sun Sept 7,
5 pm to 7:30 pm
Cost:
$140.00
Per Couple

Digital Scale - Arti - Deep Purple
Chef's Pick! 20% off! Regular price $34.95, one week only $27.95, plus free shipping!
This sleek, ultra-thin digital scale by Escali features an easy-to-clean glass surface with integrated touch sensitive controls, capable of weighing liquid and dry ingredients up to an astounding 15 lbs with an accuracy of 0.1 ounces, or 1 gram. It’s crisp and clear display, which is 50% larger than commonly found on a kitchen scale, sits between the user friendly touch sensitive controls and results in a single smooth glass surface. Capacity: 15lbs or 7000gram with measuring units: ounces, pounds + ounces or grams, and liquids in fluid ounces or milliliters. Accurately measures in 0.1 oz or 1 gram increments, with a tare feature and a hold feature. Automatic shut off feature ensures long battery life (lithium batteries included). Lifetime limited warranty.

$34.95 $27.95 ends 9/2/2014


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Vanilla Bean Paste 32 ounces
Chef's Pick! 20% off! Regular price $39.95, one week only $31.95, plus free shipping!
It's pure vanilla with natural vanilla bean seeds in a unique, convenient, paste form that adds a gourmet appearance to any recipe.

$39.95 $31.95 ends 9/2/2014


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Cake Stand - Revolving Plastic
Chef's Pick! 20% off! Regular price $25.95, one week only $20.75, plus free shipping!
A turntable is the only way to achieve a perfectly iced cake. This plastic cake stand has guidelines that make repeating designs easier to achieve, and includes a non-stick pad. Stand measures 4" high and 12" in diameter.

$25.95 $20.75 ends 9/2/2014


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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!

 

#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 [...]

Fresh, Homegrown Hardneck Garlic Now Available!
The long wait is over; our famous locally-grown garlic is now available at Kitchen Conservatory. Planted last October, garlic is a nine-month crop and fresh garlic is worth the wait. Plus, our homegrown yellow shallots, which have the same nine-month growing cycle as garlic, are also available.   The best way to eat fresh garlic [...]

#12 Recipe: Baked Polenta
Our most popular class is “Tuscany for Two” and most people sign up because the menu includes Garlic-Rosemary Rib-Eye Steak and the Shrimp-Scallop Scampi (#17 Recipe). But by the end of class, everyone is in love with the Baked Polenta with Gorgonzola, Spinach, and Mushrooms. This creamy Northern Italian delicacy features four cheeses and lots [...]

#13 Recipe: Corn Chowder
Most chowders are thick, rich, hearty soups seasoned with bacon and potatoes. This exceptional chowder is elegant and sophisticated for serving at a special dinner party. The texture is voluptuous. This corn soup is even delicious cold on a hot summer night. The recipe includes many variations on garnishing the soup from seafood to fresh [...]

#14 Recipe: Lobster Agnolotti in Lemon Cream Sauce
First we discovered the lemon cream sauce, which is good, but seemed to call out for seafood. So we put seared sea scallops on top of the sauce. But such a beautiful sauce needs better treatment. So we used fresh lobster and shrimp, mixed with a little mascarpone cheese and seasonings, and stuffed into fresh [...]


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