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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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COOKIE DECORATING FOR HALLOWEEN
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 Halloween, 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.

Our Christmas cookie decorating classes are available on November 6, November 13, November 20, November 27, November 28, November 29, December 4, December 5, and December 11.
Details
Caroline Stamp
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Sun, Oct 9
5:30 to 8 pm
HALLOWEEN 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 Halloween, 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.

Our Christmas cookie decorating classes are available on November 6, November 13, November 20, November 27, November 28, November 29, December 4, December 5, and December 11.
Details
Courtney Mertz
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Sun, Oct 16
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.
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Nakyung Lee
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Mon, Oct 17
6 to 8:30 pm
HALLOWEEN CAKE POPS
Join Rachel Sarino, owner of StL Cake Pops in historic St. Charles, for an exciting class creating and decorating colorful treats perfect for Halloween. This hands-on class will learn how to hand-mold cake pop dough into specialty shapes, dip, and decorate with sprinkles and other specialty items to create an assortment of cake pops, including jack-o'-lanterns, boo ghosts and melting monsters. Each student will take home their cake pop creations.
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Rachel Sarino
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Thu, Oct 20
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, Oct 23
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
Sun, Oct 30
1 to 3:30 pm
ICING ON THE CAKE
Give a big welcome to 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 Halloween cake with buttercream frosting and a hand-modeled ghost fondant cake topper. 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.
Details
Lisa King
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Sun, Oct 30
5:30 to 8 pm
CHRISTMAS 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 Christmas, 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, Nov 6
5:30 to 8 pm
COOKIE DECORATING FOR CHRISTMAS
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 Christmas, 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, Nov 13
5:30 to 8 pm
LET'S BE FRANK ABOUT PRETTY CAKE DECORATING
Join Ericka Frank, of The Cakery and The Cup, for a class focusing on creating a pretty cake, using a variety of techniques. The buttercream frosting is already made and the six-inch one-layer French vanilla cakes are out of the oven and ready to decorate. This hands-on class will learn how to create a level cake, crumb coat and frost the cake, and finish with a smooth icing. Using a pastry bag and a variety of tips, learn to create dot and shell borders, polka dots, dot flowers, leaves, rosettes, and simple writing techniques. 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.
Details
Ericka Frank
Pastry Chef
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Wed, Nov 16
6 to 8:30 pm
COOKIE DECORATING FOR CHRISTMAS
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 Christmas, 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, Nov 20
5:30 to 8 pm
CHRISTMAS 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 Christmas 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. Everyone will leave with a stunning array of decorated cookies to impress family, friends, and a favorite holiday visitor.
Details
Ericka Jones
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Sun, Nov 27
5:30 to 8 pm
DECORATING COOKIES FOR THE HOLIDAYS
Spend a delightful afternoon of holiday cookie decorating with award-winning sugar artist, Lisa King, and discover your inner artist. This hands-on class will decorate cookies with royal icing using both pastry tips and tipless pastry bags learning about icing consistencies for outlining, flooding, wet-on-wet, and wet-on-dry techniques. Learn to add embellishments and create textures, with plenty of time to practice and create your own designs. Everyone takes home their beautiful cookies.
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Lisa King
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Mon, Nov 28
12 to 2:30 pm
DECORATING COOKIES FOR CHRISTMAS
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 Christmas cookie shapes, with plenty of time for practice and creating your own designs. Everyone takes home their beautiful cookies. #weekday
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Lisa Allen Shropshire
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Tue, Nov 29
11:30 am to 2 pm
JOLLY CHRISTMAS CAKE POPS
Join Rachel Sarino, owner of STL Cake Pops in historic St. Charles, for an exciting class creating and decorating colorful treats perfect for the holidays. This hands-on class will learn how to hand mold cake pop dough into specialty shapes, dip, and decorate with sprinkles and other specialty items to create an assortment of holiday cake pops, including Santa's hat, a snow "person", a Christmas tree, plus a bonus figgy pudding design. Each student will take home their cake pop creations.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.
Details
Rachel Sarino
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Thu, Dec 1
6:30 to 9 pm
CHRISTMAS 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 Christmas 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. Everyone will leave with a stunning array of decorated cookies to impress family, friends, and a favorite holiday visitor.
Details
Ericka Jones
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Sun, Dec 4
5:30 to 8 pm
DECORATING COOKIES FOR THE HOLIDAYS
Spend a delightful afternoon of holiday cookie decorating with award-winning sugar artist, Lisa King, and discover your inner artist. This hands-on class will decorate cookies with royal icing using both pastry tips and tipless pastry bags learning about icing consistencies for outlining, flooding, wet-on-wet, and wet-on-dry techniques. Learn to add embellishments and create textures, with plenty of time to practice and create your own designs. Everyone takes home their beautiful cookies.
Details
Lisa King
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Mon, Dec 5
12 to 2:30 pm
CHRISTMAS 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 Christmas 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. Everyone will leave with a stunning array of decorated cookies to impress family, friends, and a favorite holiday visitor.
Details
Ericka Jones
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Sun, Dec 11
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.
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Melanie Armbrecht
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Sun, Jan 15
5:30 to 8 pm