Best Cooking Classes in New York City

Why These Cooking Classes?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored New York City 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.

Read more about our selection process

Dough Re Me Kids

Dough Re Me Kids in Brooklyn offers cooking classes and parties for children ages 3 to 14. The interactive, hands-on group classes are divided by age group to cater to those at a range of skill levels. Special seasonal workshops include topics like fall harvest, Halloween, Thanksgiving dinner, and holiday feast. Birthday parties for five to ten children can be held in the client's home.

Brooklyn, NY 11201

The Couples Kitchen

Founded in 2008, Brooklyn's The Couples Kitchen is the brainchild of Brooke Parkhurst and James Briscione, the married authors of Just Married & Cooking. Through private and public cooking classes and parties, they strive to help young couples and families eat fresh, healthy, delicious meals, even when short on time with a low budget. Their signature offering is the Date Night Couples Cooking classes at the Institute of Culinary Education, where Briscione is director of culinary development. Parkhurst is a longtime food writer who has served as a correspondent for Conde Nast.

Brooklyn, NY 11201


The SHFT Mobile Kitchen Classroom

Based in Pocantico Hills, The SHFT Mobile Kitchen Classroom strives to create food system change with mobile hands-on cooking instruction for high school students. They offer innovative learning opportunities, farm-driven recipes, and virtual field trips, with a customizable curriculum suitable for many types of classes. This organization was founded by actor Adrian Grenier and Jill Isenbarger, Executive Director at Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture.

Pocantico Hills, NY 10591


What's in Your Cupboard?

What's in Your Cupboard? offers public cooking classes in a spacious Manhattan loft. The innovative program helps aspiring home chefs learn to cook with what's in their kitchen. Each class brainstorms a menu with a fully stocked pantry along with a chosen protein, starch, and vegetable. Corporate outings and team-building events are also available.

New York City, NY 10001