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. All cooking classes are held at 8021 Clayton Road.

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!

Explore and experience the distinct flavors of Tokyo with Anne Cori, starting with Japanese-style shellfish tempura. This hands-on class will create pork gyoza with soy-caramel dipping sauce, ginger-mirin glazed salmon with sesame glazed cucumber salad, teriyaki strip steak with ginger-garlic soba noodles, plus plum sorbet with almond tuiles.
Anne Cori

Class Type:
Class Dates:
Sat May 27, 217
6 pm to 8:30 pm
Per Couple


Meet chef Jon Lowe at the grill for an exciting afternoon of creating an array of dishes perfect to kick off the summer. This hands-on class will make grilled caramelized onion-roasted garlic-tomato flatbread with mushrooms and goat cheese, grilled pancetta-wrapped shrimp salad with peppadew jam and parmesan cheese, charred corn chowder with white cheddar croutons and walnut pesto, plus black-and-blue grilled beef tenderloin with thyme roasted potatoes and smoked tomato sauce.
Jon Lowe

Ibby's Washington University
Class Type:
Class Dates:
Sun May 28, 217
12:30 pm to 3 pm
Per Person


Chef Jack MacMurray shares a few fish stories and a whole fish for an exciting evening in the kitchen. This hands-on class will prepare peppadew-goat cheese gratin, chilled lobster-avocado salad in phyllo cups, baked sea salt-encrusted whole grouper, vegetable tempura with an assortment of dipping sauces, jicama-orange slaw, plus lemon-blueberry cheesecake bars.
Jack MacMurray, III

Class Type:
Class Dates:
Wed May 31, 217
6:30 pm to 9 pm
Per Person

Lodge Cast Iron Server 10 ounce Mini
This pre-seasoned cast iron rectangular dish with side handles holds 10 ounces. Made by Lodge in the USA. Not dishwasher safe.


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Lodge Cast Iron Cookbook
This cookbook is an affectionate, useful, entertaining, and delicious compendium of over 200 cast iron recipes - peppered with stories, treasured memories, and dazzling photography - collected from America's best cast iron cooks from coast to coast from one of America's most trusted brands. 288 pages, soft cover.


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Lodge Cast Iron Skillet 12 inches
This durable, pre-seasoned cast iron skillet is a necessity in every kitchen. The skillet can also be used in the oven or on the grill. Made by Lodge in the USA. Not dishwasher safe. Not for use on a smooth-top electric stove.


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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!


NEW cooking classes!
On any day of any week, the team and teachers at Kitchen Conservatory are excited for the classes that will be held in our two teaching kitchens, but four times a year the enthusiasm grows as we release our new quarterly newsletter, What’s Stirring. Our summer classes are now available on our website, and the […]

New Cooking Classes
We are always giddy with excitement when our quarterly cooking class schedule has been published. Check out some of our exciting  teachers and classes for the spring! If you are looking for a specific teacher or theme, use the boxes under the headings on our cooking class page! Simply type in the teacher’s name in the box […]

Give the Gift of Cooking
The gift of cooking is the gift that has long-lasting benefits! Here are some exciting four-part participation classes that will make a memorable and much appreciated gift. Basics of Cooking is perfect for the beginner, Beyond Basics is a great class for anyone who knows their way around the kitchen, and French Favorites 4×4 is perfect for the […]

Join Us for a Celebration of Chef Jean-Pierre Augé
Be our guest at a champagne toast to Chef Jean-Pierre Augé Saturday, December 17, 1:30 pm Starting in 1971, Jean-Pierre Augé set the standard on how to teach cooking classes with gorgeous French menus and a wealth of entertaining stories. Chef Jean-Pierre Augé became an apprentice chef in his hometown of Vatan, France at the age of […]

Let’s Get Cooking…. and Baking!
Our NEW Winter cooking class schedule is now available with hundreds of exciting classes taught by 65 chefs and culinary educators! Meet some of our new and returning teachers! Matt Seiter, of BC’s Kitchen, is teaching our first demonstration cocktail class on December 18. Michael Friedman, of Retreat Gastropub, is teaching a hands-on class that starts with […]

Take a Cooking Class this Fall
Our Fall Cooking Class Schedule has been published. Here are cooking classes that you should not miss: Kevin Nashan, chef-owner of Sidney Street Cafe on September 12. Bob Colosimo of Eleven Eleven Mississippi does Tuscan on October 5. Chef Josh Galliano shows his superb canning techniques on October 8. Guerilla Street Food’s Brian Hardesty with […]

Our Annual Sale starts TODAY!  July 30 through August 6 20% OFF* everything in the store! Don’t miss out; the sale 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! Sale does not include classes, gift […]

Fresh Local Homegrown Garlic!
Our sweet, juicy homegrown garlic is NOW available at Kitchen Conservatory! 2000 hard-neck garlic cloves were planted last fall in our Ladue garden to satisfy (y)our love for this variety of garlic.         We have added a demonstration garlic cooking class that is not in our summer newsletter! Register here! Meet the Press: Garlic […]

Bells and Whistles
Anne Cori appeared on Fox 2 News this morning, roasting poblano and bell peppers as a perfect addition to any grilled meat. Roasting peppers can be done on a gas stovetop, under a broiler, or on the grill. Use a roasting rack for smaller peppers! Make sure that you have a good set of tongs […]

Summer Fun in Cooking Classes!
Great cooking classes for this summer have just been posted at Register Here. Kitchen Conservatory offers twenty cooking classes each week. Here are some highlights on the Summer schedule: Josh Galliano of Companion Baking in “If I’m Not in a Jam, I’m in a Pickle” on June 11. Tamara Keefe of Clementine’s Naughty and […]

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