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Discover your Inner Chef

From the moment The Learning Kitchen was born, we knew we wanted our cooking classes to be different from others in the Cincinnati, OH area. Each month we offer a class calendar for cooks of all skill levels, using seasonal foods that are locally grown when possible.

Hands-On Cooking Classes

Our hands-on classes are truly hands-on, you'll cook at your own cooktop and eat all you group cooking here!

The center of our kitchen is a cooking island equipped with 12 student stations and an instructor's station. Each student has two burners, pots and pans and all the tools needed to cook the day's menu.

Our teaching chefs don't just tell you how to cook, you actually learn the techniques and recipes by cooking your own meal. From chopping the onion to sautéing the chicken to cutting the phyllo, you'll get to do it all—which really is the best way to learn. When the meal is complete, everyone gathers around the dining table to enjoy what they've created. All students receive copies of the day's recipes to take home.

After-Class Discounts

On the day of class you'll save 20% on Kitchen Boutique product purchases and future class registrations.  Cannot be combined with other offers or applied to gift cards.  Future classes must be booked in-store to receive the discount.

Cancellation Policy

A minimum 7-day notice via phone or in-person (not email) is required for class cancellations or rescheduling. This policy is in place to keep the costs of our classes as low as possible and ensure that seats are sold to those committed to attending.

In the event we have a waiting list for your class and we are able to fill your spot with someone from that list, we will issue a store credit for the cost of your class which can be used toward a future class.  

If you are unable to attend a class, you are encouraged to send someone in your place. We cannot make exceptions.


Regional Flavors

Imagine sitting outside a Roman cafe enjoying the sights and smells. You'll be creating that feeling with this menu in The Learning Kitchen.

Cost: $ 65.00
If you have ever wondered what authentic Chinese food is, this is your chance to find out! Chef Timmy Kirk lived in China for 5 years and fell in love with the food. Now he is back home, but he brought the flavors of China's most famous regional cuisine, Sichuan, with him.

Cost: $ 70.00
"Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat" is the big buzz in the food world right now. Thai curries are the perfect example of the balance between the four most essential elements of incredible food, and we'll explore the possibilities here. You'll make your favorite curry paste by hand with a mortar and pestle. Each guest makes their own choice of green, red, yellow, or penang curry.

Cost: $ 70.00
Escape the winter blues, go on a Caribbean Cruise! You'll start with Plantain chips and Chimichurri sauce. Viva! Delicioso! Working at your own cooktop you'll learn how to peel, crush and make sweet and savory Plantain chips. Next you'll create your own Coconut Shrimp with Pina Colada Sauce and finally make Chicken Fried Island Rice with grilled Pineapple. You'll learn the techniques of Beer Battering, Breading with Coconut and Deep Frying in a skillet. Finish your cruise to the Caribbean learning TLK?s ?Fried Rice Technique? that you can use for many different styles of quick cooking. This is going to be FUN!

Cost: $ 70.00
Mediterranean food is so enticing, and nothing beats the drama of freshly made bread. Balancing savory and tangy acidity to perfection. In this class you'll make a Greek salad with a vinaigrette, marinated chicken, handmade flatbread, and everybody's favorite... tzatziki sauce!

Cost: $ 70.00
Korean BBQ is becoming rapidly more popular all across America, and for good reason! It's absolutely delicious, for starters, but it's more than that. It's a really well-balanced meal that leaves you completely satisfied and ready to wash it down with a couple cold beers, not over-full and feeling like having a nap. This is one you don't want to miss!

Cost: $ 75.00
Pad Thai is one of the most popular dishes in Thailand. Wherever there is street food, there is pad thai, and it's on most restaurant menus too! There can only be one reason... it's so darn delicious!

Cost: $ 65.00
This fun class will teach you how to make addictive and delicious Pot Stickers at home.

Cost: $ 65.00
Learning to prepare perfect sticky rice and create artful sushi rolls can be a fun dinner party with friends. You'll get plenty of practice making four different rolls in this class, and you'll get the recipe for two tasty sauces.

Cost: $ 70.00
We would have no problem eating tacos every day, but for some reason Tuesday has been appointed as the designated day for eating tacos. These tacos are made even better than usual because you will make fresh corn tortillas with our tortilla presses. This is a great weeknight meal that can bring the whole family together.

Cost: $ 70.00