Laurels
Best Cooking
Teachers in
Atlanta
2017

Why These Cooking Teachers?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored cooking teachers on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analysed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best cooking teachers in Atlanta, GA.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

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

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

A&S Culinary Concepts

A&S Culinary Concepts teaches people how to cook in Johns Creek. The food studio features classes with celebrity chefs, a “Golden Whisk” Club, kids classes, and classes such as Big Green Egg Boot Camp and Big Green Egg Grilling Camp. Catering services, corporate events such as team building cooking classes or competitions, and private events are also available. The owner and founder has a long history as a professional chef including as Executive Chef of the Atlanta Evergreen Marriott Conference Resort and serves on the Advisory Board of the Atlanta Community Food Bank.

Johns Creek, GA(678) 336-9196

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Bellina Alimentari

Bellina Alimentari holds cooking lessons for residents in the Atlanta area. The company's Culinary Club offers monthly classes, tastings, and workshops with the goal of creating a community of knowledgeable food lovers, and classes include such topics as Pasta Making, Fermentation Celebration, and Kids Kitchen Pasta. The shop is known for its selection of Italian specialty foods including pantry essentials, holiday goodies, and gift sets, and many of the suppliers are small, family-owned producers and often organic as well.

Atlanta, GA(404) 330-9933

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Bhojanic

Bhojanic offers cooking lessons in the Atlanta area. The award-winning Indian restaurant allows people to learn about the basics of Indian food and the differences between the cuisine's different regions, spices, and special ingredients. The restaurant features authentic home-style Indian food, has been seen in Atlanta Journal-Constitution and Atlanta Cuisine, and offers delivery service, catering, hot box and food truck rental, and backstage and VIP catering as well. The founder and creative force is also a member of the Georgia Restaurant Association.

Atlanta, GA(404) 841-8472

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Cheffy’s, LLC

Cheffy’s, LLC has been holding cooking lessons in Atlanta for over five years. The mobile “Private Chef Service” features different class series every spring, summer, fall, and winter such as For the Foodie in You Winter Series, and Cheffy’s website also lists other cooking events in the area as well. The company also offers meal delivery and private dinner catering services with ServSafe certified chefs, day-of event insurance, and locally-sourced and farm-fresh food.

Atlanta, GA(404) 287-1392

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Chinese Southern Belle LLC

Chinese Southern Belle LLC offers cooking classes in the Atlanta area. Individuals can sign up for interactive, hands-on cooking classes and tasting demos featuring Asian, Deep South, and fusion recipes with a focus on cooking techniques, food history, culture, healthy eating, and local food. Additional services include health and wellness demos, cultural and diversity workshops, Asian market and food/cultural tours, and a plethora of recipes on Chinese Southern Belle's site. CSB is home to an award-winning line of family-recipe cooking sauces and has been featured on PBS and CBS Better Mornings.

Atlanta, GA(404) 494-0088

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Cooking Station Atlanta

Cooking Station Atlanta is an Atlanta cooking school. Individuals of all ages, novice to experienced cooks, families, parents, singles, and couples are invited to learn about New Orleans and Southern Soul Food cuisine as well get informed on the area's music, culture, and people. The entertaining classes entail both hands-on cooking and demonstrations, and participants learn about efficient meal preparation techniques, menu planning for a healthy lifestyle including for those with diabetes, and team building as well as how to enjoy being in the kitchen.

Atlanta, GA(678) 523-7314

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Dinner is Served, Inc.

Dinner is Served, Inc. has been offering cooking lessons in Marietta for almost 20 years. Students can sign up for both hands-on classes and demonstration classes, and titles of lessons include Seasonal Italian Dinner, Risottos Demystified!, Bread Baking, and Super Meals with Super Foods. Custom classes are also available as well as private parties. The founder is a premier member of the United States Personal Chef Association and has studied with top chefs including Jacques Pepin and Anne Willen.

Marietta, GA

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Hal’s Kitchen

Hal’s Kitchen provides cooking lessons in Atlanta. The company focuses on corporate team building, adult cooking classes, and private events, and clients have included Coca-Cola, The Home Depot, IHG, and Cox Communications. Founder Cyndi Sterne is a local cooking and entertaining expert, and interested parties can get full details on the group's site, check out recipes, and read feature articles and videos on Hal’s Kitchen from media outlets such as CBS Better Mornings and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Atlanta, GA(404) 345-9610

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Leaning Ladder Olive Oil

Leaning Ladder Olive Oil is a Woodstock shop with cooking lessons. Clients can enjoy such classes as Italian Soup Night with Chef Alan, Going Green St. Patrick’s Day Celebration with Chef Melissa, and Spring in the Garden with Chef Megan and can also visit the store or shop online for premium extra virgin olive oils, fused and infused oils, gourmet oils, balsamic vinegars, and handmade pasta. Individuals can find gift ideas on Leaning Ladder's site as well along with numerous recipes.

Woodstock, GA(678) 401-2609

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Rathbun’s

Rathbun’s offers cooking lessons in Atlanta. The restaurant's interactive classes typically sell out fast and include a full three-hour class as well as service to guests for a real-life kitchen experience and include Italian Fare, Modern Cooking Class, Spain & All Its Glory, and Big Game Hunting Class. Rathbun’s has been named one of the “Top New Restaurants in the Country” by Esquire Magazine, and the long-time award-winning chef and founder also owns local Krog Bar and Kevin Rathbun Steak.

Atlanta, GA(404) 524-8280

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RemyMade

RemyMade brings a lifetime of cooking experience to Atlanta students. Classes focus on French pastries such as Macarons 101 and French Tarts 101, more courses for other dishes are in development, and interested parties may contact RemyMade to request a customized class just for them. The founder holds a PhD in organic chemistry but always had a passion for cooking and began teaching classes after coming up with a fool-proof recipe for French macarons so that a friend could easily make the treat.

Atlanta, GA(415) 902-5316

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The Cooking School at Irwin Street

The Cooking School at Irwin Street holds cooking classes for residents throughout Atlanta. Individuals, couples, and groups can come in for lessons such as Pastabilities with Sauce, Superfood, Superfast, Supereasy, Got Soul?, and Chicken and Waffles, and the team focuses on making cooking fun, safe, and approachable. The instructors also offer farm-to-table classes at their urban farm Sweet Selma Farms as part of the learning experience. At the farm, students can go out and pick their own herbs, fruits, and vegetables along with fresh eggs for their class. The founding chef also founded Jake’s Ice Creams and created JD Rothschild Gourmet Hot Chocolate Blend, and bios for the school's other chefs can be found on its website.

Atlanta, GA(404) 889-6568

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The Food Tutor

The Food Tutor teaches people in Atlanta how to cook. Individuals receive private one-on-one sessions that are held in the comfort of their own home kitchen and are focused on proper food preparation techniques, and people can also request customized group classes for friends or even classes for a date night. Clients can submit their desired menu or theme or rely on the instructor for ideas, and classes can include stocks and sauces, low fat/low carb, Asian, Mexican, or other theme, gourmet presentations, ethnic cuisine, and decadent desserts. Catering for small gatherings is also available.

Atlanta, GA(404) 625-7912

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Vino Venue

Vino Venue offers cooking lessons in Dunwoody. Classes include professional chef instruction, hands-on cooking, and a multi-course meal with wines and include themes such as Southern Comfort and Fusion Flavors. The bistro is also home to the Atlanta Wine School, which has been teaching the curious all about wine since 2004 and now holds courses for 3,000 each year. People can visit to simply dine and enjoy fine wine or artisanal beer as well, purchase wine accessories and merchandise, or hold private events, and Vino Venue has been featured in Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Dunwoody, GA(770) 668-0435

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