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!
FIG-MENT OF YOUR IMAGINATION

Maria Sakellariou has fond childhood memories of climbing huge fig trees in Greece to collect bundles of sweetness at the end of summer. Join Maria to create delectable fig dishes, including zitianou tsantes - beggar's phyllo purses filled with plump figs and toasted hazelnuts with kefalotyri cheese and prosciutto, arugula salad with creamy yogurt-fig dressing, char-grilled rib-eye steak topped with caramelized red onions and mushrooms with a fig sauce, baked butternut squash drizzled with olive oil, plus figs poached in Mavrodaphne wine served on manouri cheese.
Chef:
Maria Sakellariou

Culinary Odyssey
Class Type:
Hands-On
Class Dates:
Fri Sept 26,
6:30 pm to 9 pm
Cost:
$60.00
Per Person

WEEKEND DINNER PARTY: SCHNITZEL, SPAETZLE, AND STRUDEL

Looking for a different weekend dinner experience? Whether you are dining solo or have a date, everyone is welcome to join Anne Cori and enjoy lusty German flavors, including speck ham on caramelized onion flammenkuchen, poached trout with a fresh herb sauce, wiener schnitzel on spaetzle noodles with braised red cabbage-apple sauté, plus homemade cherry strudel mit schlag.
Chef:
Anne Cori

Class Type:
Demonstration
Class Dates:
Sat Sept 27,
6:30 pm to 9 pm
Cost:
$50.00
Per Person

LUSCIOUS AND LOVELY LAYER CAKES

Welcome talented baker April Morrison, who assisted our chefs while she was in pastry school, as she shares her passion in this hands-on class creating beautiful and luscious layer cakes that will be the envy of any family gathering. Learn to make decadent devil's food cake with chocolate hazelnut frosting topped with ganache, fabulous carrot cake with dulce de leche cream cheese icing and decorative piped carrot decorations, plus a vanilla bean chiffon cake with lemon curd and topped with Italian meringue buttercream and fresh raspberries dusted in gold.
Chef:
April Morrison

Class Type:
Hands-On
Class Dates:
Thu Oct 2,
6:30 pm to 9 pm
Cost:
$55.00
Per Person

Deluxe Food Mill by Cuisipro
Chef's Pick! 20% off! Regular price $109.95, one week only $87.95, plus free shipping!
Food mills are an essential kitchen tool for making apple sauce, mashed potatoes, baby food, pureed soups, crushed tomatoes, and more. This wonderful food mill features three different disks (small, medium, large) and a large capacity, plus a hook to fit over a bowl. Stainless steel, dishwasher safe.

$109.95 $87.95 ends 9/23/2014


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Hot Water Canner Small
Chef's Pick! 20% off! Regular price $24.95, one week only $19.95, plus free shipping!
Comes with a rack and lid, this hot water bath canner is 11.5 quarts and holds 7 one-pint jars. Made of heavy gauge enamel steel.

$24.95 $19.95 ends 9/23/2014


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Canning Tool Set
Chef's Pick! 20% off! Regular price $15.95, one week only $12.75, plus free shipping!
Invaluable 5 piece set of canning tools includes a magnetic lid lifter, jar lifter, wide-mouth canning funnel, tongs, and jar wrench.

$15.95 $12.75 ends 9/23/2014


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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!

 

#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.   [...]

#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 [...]


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