Atlanta’s cooking classes offer the opportunity to learn something new! Maybe with someone you love, like your spouse or your kiddos. The best part – you don’t have to clean up the mess! Here is a selection of our favorite places for coming together to learn.
The Cook’s Warehouse is Atlanta’s premier cooking school with two locations: Midtown and Peachtree Station. All classes include menu recipes, samples of the food prepared and complimentary beverages. All students receive a 10% discount off of in-store purchases (excluding alcohol) before and after class on the day of the class. The Cook’s Warehouse also hosts interactive private events, birthday celebrations, and team building classes.
February brings chocolate classes, couples classes, and hands-on brunch creations. Try pasta, wines, or ethnic flavors in March — every month is filled with tempting treasures and lots of fun! Kid’s classes and camps are also available for children as young as 6 years old.
Enjoy European and American cooking classes on select Tuesday evenings in Roswell. After preparing the meal, participants will dine on their creations in the home’s spacious modern kitchen. Complimentary wine is served with dinner, and a free mini-tour of Barrington Hall is included. The classes are recommended for adults and are limited to 8 people.
They’re known for their Italian cuisine made using fresh, seasonal, high quality ingredients, sourced from local, humane, ecological and organic farms as much as possible. Did you know they also offer cooking classes? The Culinary Club is a place to learn, exchange ideas, and meet new people while having fun. Every month they offer a range of cooking classes, tastings, and workshops.
Enjoy soups, pastas, couples classes and more. I’m dying to take the knife skills class. This boutique cooking school is in O4W, diagonal to Krog Street Market. The owners love to show how much fun cooking can be, even if you hate it. While classes on the main calendar are not suitable for children, they often offer kiddo classes, so be on the lookout. DISCOUNT CLASSES HERE.
Located in Phipps Plaza or Northpoint Mall, you probably know Sur la Table for their gourmet cooking store. They also offer classes daily (sometimes multiple classes each day). Try a date night culinary escape to Tuscany or Greece, or try your hand at sushi, pizza or fabulous French cuisine. Teen classes available, as well as kiddo and family cooking classes.
Enjoy classes from celebrity chefs, learn basic and advanced techniques, wine pairing and more at Publix’s Apron Cooking School. Classes work for couples, but there are also teen and kiddo classes for those as young as 8 years old. The Georgia cooking school location is in Alpharetta.
All classes include recipes or a class lecture packet and servings of each recipe prepared. Classes range from demos to hands-on topics, wine and cheese classes or teen/kiddo cooking for children as young as 2 years old (with a parent). For winter, try hearty suppers, Southern Brunch for Couples, “I’ve never heard of that!” wine classes and more. Located at Whole Foods, Alpharetta and Johns Creek locations.
Pizza on the grill? Yes! Cold smoking, Game Day, seasonal treats and more are among the classes at the BGE culinary center in Atlanta. They also offer private and corporate events.
Reconnect with forgotten heritage skills and explore innovative sustainable-living approaches. The Homestead offers an array of classes, but for chefs-in-training, you’ll enjoy classes like how to make your own French baguette and jam from scratch, make summer preserves, learn about edible and medicinal herbs, and more.
The Atlanta Botanical Garden offers classes that range from Orchids to beekeeping, but come spring — cooking classes begin as well! Try your hand at preserving fruits or creating an entire spring meal. There are brunch classes, gluten-free treats, and more.
Cozymeal connects food lovers with local professional chefs who offer cooking classes, corporate team building activities, and catering experiences. With Cozymeal, guests can easily browse a variety of menus spanning a range of global cuisines. From large corporate parties to intimate gatherings, events are held at the chef’s venue, the customer’s home, or unique local venues.
Located in Dunwoody, Vino Venue offers a variety of classes related to – you guessed it – wine! The course catalog includes Wine Fundamentals, Wine Certifications, Cooking and Wine, Wine Tastings, Wine and Food Pairings, and more. You can also dine, attend events, and become a member of this one stop shop for all things wine.
This international food mecca offers wonderful classes during “growing” months — it’s one of the city’s best kept secrets. Only $35 gets you a gift card to use in the store, plus take-out containers with the leftovers. Create delicious recipes using the freshest ingredients, offered by a variety of skilled chefs.
While the Jewish Community Center is host to these classes for kids and adults, everyone is welcome. The state-of-the-art studio is a dairy/vegetarian kitchen, and the team of experienced cooking instructors offer a range of cuisine and cooking styles that will cater to every palate.
At the Williams Sonoma store at the Avenue in East Cobb, you will find gourmet food, all the cookware you can imagine, and cooking classes too! Classes and events are offered throughout the year, so you’re able to pick one that suits you and your interests. Class sizes are limited, so you’ll be able to learn in a cozy setting.
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After 18 years in software development, Lesli bailed on the corporate scene. When she’s not traveling, she’s hiking in the mountains or checking out Atlanta’s culinary scene, whiskey in hand.
Lesli has two kiddos -Cooper and Elliot- plus two bonus kids currently at UGA, and she’s happily married to her soul mate.