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!
PIE-CASSO

Discover your inner Picasso creating beautiful and decorative pie crusts with the delightful pie baker Jordan McLaren. Learn to make delicious pies with creative crusts using cookie cutter decorations, lattices, braids, and a variety of sealing techniques using everyday household items. Everyone in this hands-on class will make a pie dough, using half of it to practice techniques and the other half to make two small decorated pies to take home - apple-cranberry pie and concord grape pie, then enjoy Jordan's sample pies in class.
Chef:
Jordan McLaren

Class Type:
Hands-On
Class Dates:
Tue Dec 19, 217
6 pm to 8:30 pm
Cost:
$55.00
Per Person

SANTA CLAWS

Bells are jingling and the kitchen is filled with anticipation, as head elf Barb Nack creates a jolly evening to fill your belly with Santa's favorite shellfish. Enjoy crab-mushroom chowder with broccoli and buttery croutons, crab-stuffed shrimp with garlic wine sauce, lobster pot stickers with plum sauce, pan-roasted lobster tails with julienned vegetables and rosemary cream sauce, plus a flute of champagne.
Chef:
Barbara Nack

Class Type:
Demonstration
Class Dates:
Wed Dec 20, 217
6:30 pm to 9 pm
Cost:
$60.00
Per Person

OUI LOVE FRENCH CASSOULET

Mickey Kitterman shares the secrets to the rich complexities of duck confit-white bean French cassoulet with Toulouse-style homemade pork-garlic sausage cakes and braised pork shoulder. Mickey will demonstrate the steps to create this fabulous dish with the meats and beans baked together in a rich bone broth flavored with cognac and topped with fresh rosemary and breadcrumbs. The class will also enjoy salad Lyonnaise with poached egg and crispy bacon, and chocolate mousse.
Chef:
Mickey Kitterman

Class Type:
Demonstration
Class Dates:
Thu Jan 4, 218
6 pm to 9 pm
Cost:
$50.00
Per Person

Herbs A to Z
Don't miss The St. Louis Herb Society's new book, Herbs A to Z, published by MBG Press and written by the society's members. This 56-page softcover book introduces young readers to well-known and less-well known herbs. Also included are stunning hand-drawn illustrations along with facts and stories surrounding each of the herbs.

$15.95


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Limited Edition Artisan Salt Sampler
Boxed gift set includes 5 salts from around the world presented in glass jars with cork tops, each approximately .3 to .8 ounces each: Murray River pink flake salt (Australia), Cyprus Flake Mediterranean Sea Salt flakes (Cyprus), Alaea Hawaiian style sea salt (USA), Fleur de Sel (France), and Himalayan Pink mineral salt (Pakistan), 3 salt serving bowls, and 3 stainless salt spoons.

$28.95


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Thermocouple Thermometer by OXO
The Chef’s Precision line of thermometers offers professional-grade results with at-home ease. The Thermocouple Thermometer provides temperature readings in 2-3 seconds with an accuracy of ±0.9°F, so you can ensure perfection in every piece of meat. The Thermometer is easy to use – the probe rotates out without having to touch it, and the backlit screen automatically turns on. The thermocouple tip means you don’t have to insert the Thermometer very far in to get a quick and accurate reading, and the fully rotating probe and screen mean you can use it at any angle, whether you’re right- or left-handed. It’s easy to change between °F and °C settings, and 1° or 1.0° resolution, and the waterproof body is easy to clean.

$99.95


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Kitchen Conservatory is the premier kitchen store in St. Louis, Missouri. For over 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!

 

200 NEW Cooking Classes!
We love cooking and sharing our passion with 200 NEW cooking classes on our Winter class schedule! There are lots of exciting classes for friends and family the last two weeks of December, with both daytime and evening classes. If you are looking for a specific type of class or technique, give us a call! We […]

A Testimonial for The Basics of Cooking
Several times a year, Kitchen Conservatory offers The Basics of Cooking, a four-part introductory hands-on class focusing on simple techniques for easily cooking homemade dinners taught by Barb Nack, the Director of our Cooking School. One of Barb’s students, Kelly Oliva (a school librarian), wrote a blog connecting her experience to a young adult book. With Kelly’s permission, […]

A Celebration of 20 Years with Anne Cori
Join us on Sunday, October 15 for a celebration of Anne Cori as owner of Kitchen Conservatory for 20 years! Stop by and enjoy a slice of pie – Anne’s favorite dessert, and enter a drawing for a copy of our cookbook, A Passion for Cooking. We will also have a Pop-Up Sale with a […]

NEW cooking classes!
We are always excited to have hundreds of new classes on our website, and our quarterly newsletter, What’s Stirring, in the mail! If you are looking for a specific type of class or technique, give us a call! We are happy to find the class that is the right fit for you. Here are a […]

Annual Sale and Local Cookbook Author Events!
Our Annual Sale runs through August 12 with 20% OFF* everything in the store!   Take 20% off anything in the store that is not already on sale! Sale does not include classes, gift certificates, or knife sharpening. 30-75% off selected clearance items*  In-store only. In-stock only. COOKBOOK FAIR! Bring in a cookbook and receive a […]

Fresh Garlic Now Available!
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. Freshly-dug garlic is unlike any garlic you have ever tasted. Order garlic today and we will ship you our moist and juicy fresh […]

Our Community of Cooks!
We have created a private Facebook group for our customers who love to eat and cook! Please join us on Cooks of Kitchen Conservatory.  Log in to your Facebook page and request to join us. You are welcome to share your cooking experiences, ask cooking questions, share recipes and favorite kitchen tools, ask for classes […]

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 […]


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