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Payment must be made at the time of registration.

Register online, in person at our store, or mail list of classes you want with your name and your telephone number.

Also register by phone: (314)-862-COOK (2665).

Send payment to KITCHEN CONSERVATORY, 8021 Clayton Road, St. Louis, MO 63117.

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Kitchen Conservatory offers a wide variety of cooking classes, both participation and demonstration. Please scroll our current schedule to find a delicious cooking class that is right for you. Multiple refinements can be used to find the very cooking class of your dreams. Or purchase a gift certificate for any cooking class. All cooking classes are held at Kitchen Conservatory. Bon appetit!

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THE ART OF DECORATING CUPCAKES
Join the talented Melanie Armbrecht in a class focused on elevating your cupcake game with a variety of techniques that incorporate lots of buttercream frosting, strawberry reduction, chocolate ganache, and fondant. The cupcakes are out of the oven and ready for decorating, as this hands-on class learns to work with buttercream frosting to create beautiful piped borders, roses, shells and other designs using several different pastry tubes perfect for the season. Melanie will guide the class in using chocolate ganache for dipping and piping applications, and fondant to create a multitude of shapes perfect to personalize cupcakes for any occasion. Students will take home their decorated cupcakes.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

This class is offered again on June 14.
Details
Melanie Armbrecht
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Sun, Feb 5
1 to 3:30 pm
DECORATING COOKIES FOR VALENTINES
Spend an afternoon of cookie decorating with Lisa Allen Shropshire where everyone is an artist. Lisa shares tips for creating royal icing that is the right consistency for both outlining and flooding techniques. This hands-on class will create beautiful cookies and learn outlining, flooding, wet-on-wet, wet-on-dry techniques plus adding accents and creating texture with sprinkles on a variety of Valentine cookie shapes, with plenty of time for practice and creating your own designs. Everyone takes home their beautiful cookies. #weekday

Available cookie decorating classes include Spring Cookie Cutter Couture on April 23 with Ericka Jones, and Mother's Day Cookie Decorating on May 7 with Courtney Mertz.
Details
Lisa Allen Shropshire
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Tue, Feb 7
12 to 2:30 pm
ICING ON THE CAKE
Spend an evening with the delightful Lisa King, a national teacher, certified judge, and award-winning sugar artist, who loves to share tips and techniques for cake decorating in her time off from controlling air traffic. This hands-on class will create a fun 2-layer spring-themed cake with buttercream frosting. The cakes are ready to decorate so the focus is on cake construction, piping, and icing consistencies, using a variety of artistic patterns including stripes, polka dots and ombré. Students will take home their one-of-a-kind cakes.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Available cake decorating classes include Cake Decorating is Edible Art on April 12 with Peggy Tucker, and Have Your Cake, and Eat It, Too! on July 6 with Melanie Armbrecht.
Details
Lisa King
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Sun, Feb 19
5:30 to 8 pm
SPRING COOKIE DECORATING
Raise your pastry bags to Courtney Mertz, co-owner of White Box Catering, who loves to share simple techniques for mastering royal icing with a tipless pastry bag. Follow along with Courtney for step-by-step instructions for outlining, flooding, marbling, wet-on-wet, and wet-on-dry techniques to create fabulous cookies perfect for spring, with plenty of time to create your own designs. Everyone will leave with a stunning array of decorated cookies to impress family and friends.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Available cookie decorating classes include Spring Cookie Cutter Couture on April 23 with Ericka Jones, and Mother's Day Cookie Decorating on May 7 with Courtney Mertz.
Details
Courtney Mertz
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Sun, Feb 26
5:30 to 8 pm
PUT THAT IN YOUR PASTRY BAG AND PIPE IT!
Join the talented Naky Lee, owner of Cott Studio - specializing in floral arrangements and decorating stunning cakes with beautiful buttercream flowers, for a class focusing on the artistry of the pastry bag. With an art degree from Seoul’s Institute of the Art, Naky shares her creative skills with techniques for making beautiful buttercream flowers using a variety of pastry tips for exquisite cherry blossoms on parchment paper and flower nails, then adding the final results to cupcakes. Naky provides students with her buttercream recipe and directions on how to add the flowers to cakes and cupcakes. Students will take home their decorated cupcakes.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

This class is offered again on May 22.
Details
Nakyung Lee
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Mon, Feb 27
6 to 8:30 pm
HAVE YOUR CAKE AND EAT IT, TOO!
Melanie Armbrecht, who is a go-getter when it comes to cake decorating, expounds on the components of cake baking so that it is a success every time. Learn how to level and stack layers, and decorate a stunning cake in this hands-on class. Melanie has pre-baked the cakes, so the focus is on decorating a one-layer cake with American buttercream frosting using a variety of tips for simple borders and decorations. Learn how to make chocolate ganache for a drip effect down the sides of the cake. Each student will take home their decorated cake.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

This class is offered again on July 6.
Details
Melanie Armbrecht
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Sun, Mar 5
1 to 3:30 pm
COOKIE DECORATING FOR SPRING
Raise your pastry bags to Caroline Stamp, school teacher by day and custom cookie decorator by night, who loves to share simple techniques for mastering royal icing with a tipless pastry bag. Follow along with Caroline for step-by-step instructions for outlining, flooding, wet-on-wet, wet-on-dry techniques plus adding accents and texture with sprinkles to create fabulous cookies perfect for spring, with plenty of time to create your own designs. Everyone will leave with a stunning array of decorated cookies to impress family and friends.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Available cookie decorating classes include Spring Cookie Cutter Couture on April 23 with Ericka Jones, and Mother's Day Cookie Decorating on May 7 with Courtney Mertz.
Details
Caroline Stamp
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Sun, Mar 12
5:30 to 8 pm
CAKE DECORATING IS EDIBLE ART
Give a big welcome to award-winning sugar artist Peggy Tucker for a fun morning in the kitchen creating a stunning 2-layer Spring cake that will impress your friends and family. The cakes are ready to decorate with the focus on working with buttercream frosting and learning to use a variety of piping tips to create shell borders, stunning ruffles, string work and pressure piping. Learn to crumb coat the cake and have a smooth finish with the frosting, as Peggy shares lots of tips and tricks. Students will take home their one-of-a-kind cakes.
Details
Peggy Tucker
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Wed, Apr 12
10 am to 12:30 pm
SPRING COOKIE CUTTER COUTURE
Discover your inner artist with one-of-a-kind gorgeous cookies in a fun evening of cookie decorating. Join the talented Ericka Jones in the kitchen creating beautifully decorated spring cookies with a variety of shapes. The cookies are baked and ready to be decorated, as this hands-on class learns tips for planning designs; plus how to use royal icing with pastry tips to transform cookies into works of art. Design dazzling cookies using outlining, flooding, and feathering techniques, along with sanding sugar and dragées to make these cookies look as good as they taste. Students will take home their beautiful creations.
Details
Ericka Jones
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Sun, Apr 23
5:30 to 8 pm
MOTHER'S DAY COOKIE DECORATING
Raise your pastry bags to Courtney Mertz, co-owner of White Box Catering, who loves to share simple techniques for mastering royal icing with a tipless pastry bag. Follow along with Courtney for step-by-step instructions for outlining, flooding, marbling, wet-on-wet, and wet-on-dry techniques to create fabulous cookies perfect for Mother's Day, with plenty of time to create your own designs. Everyone will leave with a stunning array of decorated cookies to impress family and friends.
Details
Courtney Mertz
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Sun, May 7
5:30 to 8 pm
COOKIE DECORATING FOR SUMMER
Raise your pastry bags to Caroline Stamp, school teacher by day and custom cookie decorator by night, who loves to share simple techniques for mastering royal icing with a tipless pastry bag. Follow along with Caroline for step-by-step instructions for outlining, flooding, wet-on-wet, wet-on-dry techniques plus adding accents and texture with sprinkles to create fabulous cookies perfect for summer, with plenty of time to create your own designs. Everyone will leave with a stunning array of decorated cookies to impress family and friends.
Details
Caroline Stamp
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Sun, May 21
5:30 to 8 pm
PUT THAT IN YOUR PASTRY BAG AND PIPE IT!
Join the talented Naky Lee, owner of Cott Studio - specializing in floral arrangements and decorating stunning cakes with beautiful buttercream flowers, for a class focusing on the artistry of the pastry bag. With an art degree from Seoul’s Institute of the Art, Naky shares her creative skills with techniques for making beautiful buttercream flowers using a variety of pastry tips for exquisite cherry blossoms on parchment paper and flower nails, then adding the final results to cupcakes. Naky provides students with her buttercream recipe and directions on how to add the flowers to cakes and cupcakes. Students will take home their decorated cupcakes.
Details
Nakyung Lee
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Mon, May 22
6:30 to 9 pm
PRIMER FOR PERFECT CUT-OUT COOKIES AND ROYAL ICING
Decorating stunning cut-out sugar cookies with royal icing starts with the techniques of beautifully baked cookies with crisp edges and creating different consistencies of royal icing for flooding, outlining, and writing. The talented cookie artist Caroline Stamp provides all the basics for success starting with mixing, rolling out, and baking vanilla sugar cookies, and the effects of humidity, desired texture and thickness, along with chill vs. no chill methods. Caroline will make royal icing and discuss coloring, disposable pastry bags with tips, tipless pastry bags, and squeeze bottles, and show the class how to set up their space for decorating with the proper tools and test the royal icing with pastry bags and tips on parchment.
Details
Caroline Stamp
Culinary Educator
Demonstration
$60 Per Person
Sun, Jun 11
5:30 to 8 pm
THE ART OF DECORATING CUPCAKES
Join the talented Melanie Armbrecht in a class focused on elevating your cupcake game with a variety of techniques that incorporate lots of buttercream frosting, strawberry reduction, chocolate ganache, and fondant. The cupcakes are out of the oven and ready for decorating, as this hands-on class learns to work with buttercream frosting to create beautiful piped borders, roses, shells and other designs using several different pastry tubes perfect for the season. Melanie will guide the class in using chocolate ganache for dipping and piping applications, and fondant to create a multitude of shapes perfect to personalize cupcakes for any occasion. Students will take home their decorated cupcakes.
Details
Melanie Armbrecht
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Wed, Jun 14
12 to 2:30 pm
SUMMER COOKIE CUTTER COUTURE
Discover your inner artist with one-of-a-kind gorgeous cookies in a fun evening of cookie decorating. Join the talented Ericka Jones in the kitchen creating beautifully decorated summer cookies with a variety of shapes. The cookies are baked and ready to be decorated, as this hands-on class learns tips for planning designs; plus how to use royal icing with pastry tips to transform cookies into works of art. Design dazzling cookies using outlining, flooding, and feathering techniques, along with sanding sugar and dragées to make these cookies look as good as they taste. Students will take home their beautiful creations.
Details
Ericka Jones
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Sun, Jun 25
5:30 to 8 pm
HAVE YOUR CAKE AND EAT IT, TOO!
Melanie Armbrecht, who is a go-getter when it comes to cake decorating, expounds on the components of cake baking so that it is a success every time. Learn how to level and stack layers, and decorate a stunning cake in this hands-on class. Melanie has pre-baked the cakes, so the focus is on decorating a one-layer cake with American buttercream frosting using a variety of tips for simple borders and decorations. Learn how to make chocolate ganache for a drip effect down the sides of the cake. Each student will take home their decorated cake.
Details
Melanie Armbrecht
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Thu, Jul 6
6 to 8:30 pm