Cooking Schools For Curious Foodies & Lifelong Learners!

Image Credit: Shrimp & Grits from Main Course Cooking School in Spring, TX

When it comes to food, you can never stop learning! Even the most seasoned chefs head back to class from time to time to learn what’s up and coming in gourmet food and techniques. Here in Texas, you can learn to cook just about any food you want — from hearty Texas cooking all the way to sushi rolling!

With that, here’s where to go if you want to “hit the books” and sharpen your skills!

Houston

Image Credit: Main Course Cooking School in Spring, TX

You’ll get the main idea at Main Course Cooking School in Spring! Here, you can learn delicious recipes from all over the world — with seasonal specialties every week! Take a class with your sweetie or book a party! We can’t wait to sample their Southern Specialties course, with comfort favorites like Shrimp & Grits!

“We find comfort in food in the south and for the ultimate Southern specialty, you can’t go wrong with Shrimp & Grits,” said executive chef Lawrence Fogarty. “I’ve kicked it up a notch with chorizo cream and tomato-tarragon jam-a favorite menu item in our cooking school and I hope your family will love it as much as we do.”

Get the recipe right here! Want to sign up for classes? Go right here.

Austin

Image Credit: Amy Anton at The Kitchen Underground in Austin, Houston, and San Antonio

Your next best recipe may be just below the surface — at the Kitchen Underground in Austin, Houston, and San Antonio! Founder Amy Anton and mother of three hungry teenage boys is your go-to girl for recipes and meal prep ideas for busy families, but also beautiful bread basics, cheese making, pasta and ravioli making, canning, and restricted diet dishes!

In addition to foodie know-how, Anton also offers a bit of food for the soul when it comes to cooking!

“Don’t panic,” said Anton. “Take a deep breath and make a couple of easy dinners that you know your kids will like and are easy to cook — so you’re not stressed and they are happy! I love to make a couple of sheet pan dinner, which come together in no time, are easy to clean up, but the kids love!”

She shared her chicken and chorizo sheet pan wonder with us — get the recipe here! Want to give gluten-free pastries, perfect paellas, and LOTS of delicious cuisine ideas a go? Head to the course catalog now!

San Antonio

Image Credit: The Culinary Institute of America

Find your culinary calling at The Culinary Institute of America! We’ve shown you the amazing San Antonio campus of the CIA before and they are always welcoming new chefs to join their foodie family! 

Experience food, baking, and wine classes like Bangkok and Beyond or Artisan Breads, or go back to the basics with their Cooking Technique Series on meats and seafood! The CIA is also inviting you to their Latin Cuisine Festival on Saturday, Oct. 2017. Mark your calendars for the one-day event that will immerse you in the delicious and unique food of the Caribbean, the Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico! Details here.

Tie your apron on and get cooking right here!

Dallas and Beyond!

Image Credit: Central Market

Wherever there’s a Central Market, there’s a fabulous cooking school where you can try your hand at Hatch Chile Season favorites, Czech kolaches, and more! Classes are taught by expert staff, featured instructors, and visiting celebrity chefs  — and bonus: at some classes, you can sample some delicious wines!

For a fun “back-to-school” recipe from one of their classes, try these Chinese Tacos they’re serving up for gourmet lunch boxes!

Sign up for their latest classes right here and send us a photo when you go!

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