Best Cooking Classes in Phoenix

Why These Cooking Classes?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Phoenix Cooking Classes on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

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21 Cakes

21 Cakes is a Scottsdale bakery that offers cooking classes in addition to delectable treats. Hands-on classes last three to four hours and students take home what they make. Topics include Baking & Decorating and Parisian Macarons. Private and semi-private classes are available at a cost of $150 per person. When it comes to the bakery, flavors available daily include red velvet with cream cheese, chocolate or vanilla with vanilla buttercream, chocolate or vanilla salted caramel, and a range of rotating specialty flavors. Founder Linda Schneider attended culinary school in Paris and received private pastry chef training from an alumnus of the Willard Hotel in Washington, DC.

Scottsdale, AZ 85253


Dinner Thyme Personal Chef Service

Located in Phoenix, Dinner Thyme Personal Chef Service provides healthy gourmet entrees for home delivery and offers cooking classes. In-home cooking classes offer a fun evening with a group of friends, with themes such as Asian Inspiration, Meatless Summer Menu, and Southwest Fiesta. Personal chef services are available either weekly or monthly and include menu customization for a set number of meals that can be eaten fresh or frozen for later. Cooking for special occasion dinners and assistance with holiday preparation is also available. Founder Lisa Brisch is certified as a personal chef and food manager by the United States Personal Chef Association.

Phoenix, AZ 85085


Sakana Sushi and Grill

Founded in 1994, Sakana Sushi and Grill strives to provide the highest quality sushi and Japanese cuisine in the region. They offer cooking classes at four Phoenix-area locations. During monthly sushi classes, customers can learn to make a variety of rolls and nigiri and gain an understanding of Japanese cuisine.

Phoenix, AZ 85044


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