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!

Welcome Connie Cunningham, of Sassafras Valley Farm in Morrison, MO where she raises free-range geese, teaming up with chef Anthony Devoti, of Five Bistro to create a stunning holiday feast, starting with whole goose and duck. Enjoy goose leg confit with creamy Missouri stone-ground polenta with parmigiano-reggiano, seared goose breast in pan jus with fall vegetables and Connie's braised red cabbage, plus duck salad with pickled beets, fall greens and mustard vinaigrette.
Anthony Devoti and Connie Cunningham

Five Bistro and Sassafras Valley Farm
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Class Dates:
Mon Nov 3,
6 pm to 8:30 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


Discover authentic Croatian cuisine from the coast to the continent, as Kelly Gardner shares her grandmother's handwritten recipes that she remembers from her childhood. Couples will learn to create cevapcici - lamb meatballs with an eggplant-pepper relish (ajvar), brodet - fish stew with shrimp and mussels and cod, sarma - cabbage rolls stuffed with beef and pork and rice in a tomato sauce, blitva - sautéed potatoes and Swiss chard, plus potica - sweet nut rolls.
Kelly Green Gardner

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Class Dates:
Sun Nov 9,
5 pm to 7:30 pm
Per Couple

Tangerine 10-inch Square Baking Dish
For the past 150 years, Emile Henry has been producing superior pottery in Burgundy, France. This exquisite ceramic line of bakeware is durable and goes from freezer, to oven, to table. It is extremely resistant to chipping, and is incredibly easy to clean due to the highly resistant glaze. Because each piece of Emile Henry is hand-crafted, slight imperfections may be present. Make your favorite homemade dishes in this deep dish baker. Dishwasher and microwave safe. Made in France by Emile Henry. 10 x 10", holds 2.2 quarts.


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Digital Scale - Arti - Overly Orange
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.


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Le Creuset Demi Tea Kettle - Flame
Teatime just became a little cozier! The Le Creuset enameled steel demi kettle makes two cups of tea - perfect for a rainy afternoon curled up on the couch. This delightful teakettle now meets European Standards and it has been improved with a fixed whistle and dual locking handles. Teatime has never looked so good! 1.25 quart capacity.


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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!


#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 [...]

#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.   [...]

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