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!
THANKSGIVING: I'LL TAKE PIE 30 years

Includes a Top 30 years Recipe!
This limited-size holiday class is designed to defray the stress of holiday cooking, while enjoying camaraderie and great food. Each class participant will take home three freshly-baked pies.
Anne is aces at making pie! Let her guide you through the steps of creating perfect, flaky pie crusts for these incredible pies: apple, pumpkin, and pecan. Each class participant must provide three pie plates.
Chef:
Anne Cori

Class Type:
Hands-On
Class Dates:
Wed Nov 26,
9 am to 12 pm
Cost:
$125.00
Per Person

THE HOLIDAY COOKIE JAR

Fill the cookie jar or share these fabulous cookies with friends, neighbors, and even a Christmas Eve guest, as this hands-on class has everyone thirsting for an ice-cold glass of milk! Dawn Meyer shares some of her favorite recipes, including peppermint-vanilla swirl cookies rolled in sprinkles, butterscotch shortbread, thin mint cookies coated in dark and white chocolate, chewy molasses crinkles, lemon brûléed almond cookies, and chocolate orange meringues.
Chef:
Dawn Meyer

Class Type:
Hands-On
Class Dates:
Mon Dec 1,
6 pm to 9 pm
Cost:
$55.00
Per Person

DOUGH, RE, MI

Margi Kahn's tasty old-country filled pastries with homemade doughs will delight your tastebuds and be like music to your ears. This hands-on class will discover the secrets to making crispy, golden-brown apple strudel, flaky cinnamon-brown sugar kringles, plus poppy seed rolls.
Chef:
Margi Kahn

Class Type:
Hands-On
Class Dates:
Wed Dec 3,
6 pm to 9 pm
Cost:
$55.00
Per Person

Potato Ricer - Stainless Steel
The best tool for making fluffy mashed potatoes. Also good for squeezing the excess water out of cooked spinach or salted zucchini. Larger ricing area, made of stainless steel, dishwasher safe.

$59.95


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Turkey Lifter
The greatest meat and poultry lifter, this turkey hook easily lifts turkeys, chickens, and roasts. A Kitchen Conservatory exclusive, this historic tool is custom-made by a local artisan. Insert the turkey hook into the cavity (stuffed or unstuffed) and catch the breast-bone of the bird and lift. Lifts a 30-pound bird with ease. Not dishwasher safe. Made in USA.

$16.95


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Classic 10" Carving Knife
The 10 inch carving knife is perfect for thinly slicing larger cuts of meat. Made by Wusthof-Trident Cutlery. Not dishwasher safe.

$129.95


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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!

 

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 [...]

#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 [...]


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