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BACK TO BASICS

The past few years have brought more new cooks to the kitchen who are ready to dive in and learn the basics of cooking, and includes everyone from college students and newlyweds, to busy parents and retired seniors. Join us in the kitchen in a four-week course with the incredible Dawn Meyer as she provides clear and concise recipes for everyday cooking and focuses on knife skills and learning to sear, sauté, bake, roast, cook with cast iron, and stir-fry. Learn how to stock your pantry and refrigerator for quick and easy meals, create one-pot meals, sheet pan meals, salads and homemade dressings, side dishes, soup, sauces, basic bread baking, and easy desserts.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Details

Dawn Meyer
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$300 Per Person
Thu, Jun 6
6 to 9 pm
Thu, Jun 13
6 to 9 pm
Thu, Jun 20
6 to 9 pm
Thu, Jun 27
6 to 9 pm

GLUTEN, BE GONE!

Roll up your sleeves and explore alternative flours for making some of your favorite gluten-free baked goods. Spend an informative evening with Sharon Tutko with additions for texture, rise, and crumb appeal, as this hands-on class makes yeasted oat rolls with maple butter, herbed almond flour scones with herb butter, "the best" gluten-free sandwich bread, three-ginger pound cake with cardamom whipped cream, plus "Nutter Butters" on a "nutter" level. #healthy
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

This class is offered again on September 13.

Details

Sharon Tutko
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Fri, Jun 21
6 to 8:30 pm

DATE NIGHT FOR COUPLES: GOOD TO THE LAST BITE

Spend a dazzling evening in the kitchen with your partner creating dishes with Marci Boland, who likes to create healthy and tasty dishes. This hands-on class will make cast iron skillet spinach-artichoke dip with Greek yogurt served with a toasted baguette and fresh vegetables, roasted beet-arugula salad with citrus and red onion drizzled with champagne-hot honey dressing and topped with goat cheese and pistachios, whole grain pasta tossed in kale-basil pesto with tomatoes topped with chicken meatballs and roasted grapes, roasted veggie-filled zucchini boats with kefir-mint topping, plus orange-chamomile blondies topped with aquafaba whipped cream. #healthy
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Marci Boland
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$150 Per Couple
Fri, Jun 21
6 to 8:30 pm

ALL THAT JAZZ

The cuisine of New Orleans is rich in the old traditions of developing distinct flavors. Enjoy a jazzy feast of flavors, as Matt Borchardt presents barbecue shrimp with lemon and spices on a toasted baguette, crawfish étouffée with white rice and scallions, ham-andouille-chicken jambalaya, plus traditional bananas Foster, and a hurricane cocktail.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

Details

Matthew Borchardt
Chef
Demonstration
$60 Per Person
Fri, Jun 21
6:30 to 9 pm

HEIR AND A PARENT: THRILLED TO PIZZAS

Happiness is a fun morning with Jess Schmidt and a parent, grandparent, or your favorite aunt or uncle making lots of pizza, kiddy sangria, and mixed berry crumb bars with vanilla ice cream for dessert! Learn to make fresh pizza dough, roll it out and create an individual pizza with your favorite toppings, including cheese, veggies, pepperoni, and Italian turkey sausage, and more. This class is designed for children, ages 7 to 11, plus a parent.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

This class is offered again on July 27.

Details

Jess Schmidt
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$120 For Parent and Child
Sat, Jun 22
11 am to 1:30 pm

CUMIN AND GET IT ON THE BBQ

Lily Sugathan has fired up the grill for an afternoon of adding warm and exciting flavors to traditional Indian cuisine. This hands-on class will make street-style butta - Indian roasted corn on the cob with cumin and chaat masala and spices, marinated and grilled tandoori chicken, charcoal smoked chicken biryani with rice, barbecue paneer tikka masala, baigan bharta - grilled eggplant, grilled butter naan, kachumber salad, plus aam panna - a refreshing grilled green mango drink.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Lily's upcoming classes include Date Night for Couples: Bollywood Dine and Dance on June 30, and The Inside Scoop of an Indian Kitchen on August 3.

Details

Lily Sugathan
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Sat, Jun 22
12 to 2:30 pm

DATE NIGHT FOR COUPLES: PARIS NIGHTS

Celebrate Parisian classics from the most romantic city in the world with a French 75 cocktail, chilled to perfection. This hands-on class will make asparagus-gruyère puff pastry tart, oven roasted chicken breast with creamy tarragon sauce, roasted root vegetable medley with fresh rosemary, plus crêpes filled with mascarpone drizzled with orange caramel sauce.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Details

Mickey Kitterman
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$160 Per Couple
Sat, Jun 22
6 to 8:30 pm

GIRLS' NIGHT OUT: DISHING WITH DIVAS

Rumor has it that this class is strictly for divas with a taste for decadence, laughter, and great food with personal chef Terri Jayne. Enjoy a duo of hummus - black-eyed peas and sweet potato served with fried pita chips, Italian sausage flatbread with rapini and bianca sauce, plus mini cherry-pistachio scone squares with rosewater drizzle, and a pineapple-ginger beer cocktail with vanilla and anise.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Terri Jayne Walker
Culinary Educator
Demonstration
$55 Per Person
Sat, Jun 22
6:30 to 9 pm

A DAY IN THE KITCHEN: PASTA WORKSHOP

Come over to the other side of the counter to master cooking in our special participation classes. For those who are interested in learning more about how to cook, A Day in the Kitchen offers an in-depth mastery of specific culinary arts. These classes are limited to eight people.
Spend the day perfecting the art of Italian pasta dough. This hands-on class will learn to make a variety of fresh noodle shapes, including fettuccine, angel hair, pappardelle, ravioli, tortellini, agnolotti, cannelloni, and cavatelli, plus potato gnocchi and the amazing Venetian-style lasagna. The pastas will be sauced with Bolognese, puttanesca, carbonara, Alfredo, brown butter, and lemon sauces.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

This class is offered again on October 21.

Details

Kitchen Conservatory Chef
Hands-On
$175 Per Person
Sun, Jun 23
11 am to 4 pm

HEIR AND A PARENT: JEDI ACADEMY

Warrior Rachelle Killian leads a journey of interstellar travel to a galaxy far, far away to create an epic feast for Jedis and their masters. May the force be with you, as this interactive class learns to make fruit sabers, green yoda-mole served with BB-8 shaped soft pretzels, Chewbacca's grilled "porg" wings with homemade ranch dip, TIE fighter s'mores with homemade graham crackers, plus Leia's cinnamon buns. This class is designed for children, ages 7 to 11, plus a parent.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

This class is offered again on September 22.

Details

Rachelle Killian
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$120 For Parent and Child
Sun, Jun 23
12:30 to 3 pm

DATE NIGHT FOR COUPLES: HOT TO TRATTORIA

Join the ardent sous chef of Trattoria Marcella, Jeff Young, as he shares his enthusiasm for simple yet sophisticated Italian fare. This hands-on class will create roasted garlic and blistered cherry tomato bruschetta, shaved Brussels sprouts salad with roasted butternut squash topped with brown butter vinaigrette and pears, sausage and Calabrian chile agnolotti with parmesan and crisp prosciutto and kale, plus macerated strawberries with a sherry glaze served with zabaglione.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

This class is offered again on August 18.

Details

Jeff Young
Sous Chef
Hands-On
$150 Per Couple
Sun, Jun 23
5 to 7:30 pm

WHAT'S FOR BRINNER?

Sometimes, the best thing for dinner is breakfast, and Sunday night is the perfect time to get a head start to the week. This hands-on class will join Sheri Doe to create a Southwest cast iron frittata, Scotch eggs - hard boiled eggs wrapped in pork sausage fried to perfection in bread crumbs, tortilla patatas cooked in cast iron until golden brown, shakshuka -- a one-skillet dish of eggs baked in a tomato-red pepper sauce, plus crêpes filled with berries and topped with chantilly cream.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Sheri Doe
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Sun, Jun 23
5 to 7:30 pm

FOOD FOR LIFE - ALL DAY, EVERY DAY

From the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, certified plant-based educator Lisa Buchmeier is a Food For Life instructor eager to share meat-free, dairy-free, egg-free, vegan dishes for every meal of the day that are low fat, high fiber, oil-free and cholesterol free. Enjoy a sunrise fruited quinoa bowl sprinkled with chia seeds, summer squash salad with short grain brown rice and an oil-free zesty herb dressing, caramelized roasted sweet potatoes drizzled with maple-red chile sauce topped with a medley of hearty black beans and vegetables and fire-roasted corn served with braised collard greens with a hint of lemon, plus creamy strawberry-banana oat "nice cream". #healthy
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

This class is offered again on September 8.

Details

Lisa Buchmeier
Culinary Educator
Demonstration
$55 Per Person
Sun, Jun 23
5:30 to 8 pm

PATIO. PERU. PISCO.

Join chef Stephan Ledbetter at the grill creating some of his favorite dishes from Peru. This hands-on class will make white fish ceviche with peppers and cilantro, classic Peruvian grilled corn-bean-cheese solterito salad with tomatoes and cilantro vinaigrette, Peruvian grilled chicken, smashed fried plantains with aji verde sauce, plus picarones - sweet, sticky sweet potato doughnuts with honey and orange, and Peru's national drink - a pisco sour.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Details

Stephan Ledbetter
Chef
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Mon, Jun 24
6 to 8:30 pm

I'VE GOT AN APP FOR THAT

In today's world of mobile technology, the best apps are the ones prepared from scratch in the kitchen! This hands-on class with Lydia Gwin will create a happy hour with a watermelon mojito, grilled shrimp with charred tomato-lemon butter sauce, soft pretzel and beer cheese dip, creamy chicken-artichoke-bacon flatbread, skillet pizza dip with garlic parmesan pizza bread, plus a pizookie - a large cast iron chocolate chip cookie served with vanilla ice cream and caramel sauce.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Details

Lydia Gwin
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Mon, Jun 24
6 to 8:30 pm

PRETTY LITTLE MACARONS - ZIPPY

Spend a unique evening in the kitchen with Liz McClure who has perfected her skills in creating beautiful and delicious macarons with delicate shells, Italian meringue buttercream filling, and simple decorations. This hands-on class will learn how to make Key lime macarons with lime curd and vanilla buttercream topped with graham cracker crumbs, s'mores macarons with chocolate ganache and vanilla buttercream topped with mini marshmallows and graham cracker crumbs, plus cherry almond macarons with cherry centers and almond buttercream.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Upcoming macaron classes include Macaron Mania - July on July 24 (day), Macaron Mania - August on August 4 or August 14 with Laura Branson.

Details

Liz McClure
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Mon, Jun 24
6:30 to 9 pm

GARLIC - CAN YOU DIG IT?

Fall in love with our favorite local crop - freshly dug garlic. Enjoy rich aromatic flavors in every dish, as this class feasts on homemade hummus dip with oil-cured olives and fried garlic, homemade pita pockets stuffed with garlic-herb chickpea falafel in tahini sauce and cucumber salad, roasted garlic-stuffed lamb shawarma, plus refreshing pistachio ice cream. #weekday
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

Details

Kitchen Conservatory Chef
Demonstration
$55 Per Person
Tue, Jun 25
11 am to 1:30 pm

LITTLE PIES AND TARTS

Join Sharon Tutko in the kitchen creating smaller versions of our favorite pies and tarts, as this hands-on class discovers tips for working with different crusts. Learn to make individual flaky chicken pot pies with carrots and celery and herbs, lemon curd tartlets with pecan short crust, mini lattice-topped apple pies with Pink Lady and Granny Smith apples, and mini phyllo chocolate chess pies - the perfect little bite!
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

This class is offered again on September 3.

Details

Sharon Tutko
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Tue, Jun 25
6 to 8:30 pm

IF YOU KNEW SUSHI

It is always a delight to have Thai native and sushi chef Jay Dedkhad, of Ocha Thai and Japanese, in our kitchens creating beautiful and delectable sushi, in one of our most popular classes. Using the freshest fish and other beautiful ingredients, this hands-on class will master the art of rolling and forming a variety of lavish and enticing sushi.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

This class is offered again on July 23.

Details

Jay Dedkhad
Chef
Hands-On
$80 Per Person
Tue, Jun 25
6:30 to 9 pm

MACARON MANIA - JUNE

Jump on the bandwagon and discover why these sweet meringue confections are popping up everywhere! Join the talented Laura Branson for a hands-on class creating perfectly domed and footed sandwich cookies with fun flavor profiles and some pretty embellishing with new flavors every month. Learn to make Oreo cheesecake macarons with Oreo cream cheese buttercream topped with a white chocolate drizzle and crushed cookies, birthday cake macarons with buttercream and sprinkles, plus triple berry macarons with strawberry-blueberry-raspberry jam fillings surrounded by fluffy marshmallow buttercream. #weekday
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Upcoming macaron classes include Macaron Mania - July on July 24 (day), Macaron Mania - August on August 4 or August 14 with Laura Branson.

Details

Laura Branson
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Wed, Jun 26
11 am to 1:30 pm

MERINGUES - WHIP IT! WHIP IT GOOD!

Mickey Kitterman shares the differences between French, Swiss, and Italian meringues plus the techniques for each that start with whipped egg whites and sugar. This hands-on class will use those skills to create chocolate meringue tarts with French meringue, a copycat recipe with the flavors of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding cake featuring lemon curd with Swiss meringue buttercream flavored with lemon and elderflower, dacquoise with hazelnut meringue layers frosted with Italian mocha buttercream, plus floating island with crème anglaise and caramel sauce.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

Details

Mickey Kitterman
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Wed, Jun 26
6 to 8:30 pm

GRILLS LIGHT UP THE NIGHT

The distinct aromas of grilling will lure this hands-on class to the grill with Jeff Friesen for a perfect summer evening. Learn to make grilled chicken wings, summer spinach salad, mustard grilled pork chops, potato pancakes, sweet and sour charred greens, plus grilled local peaches on pound cake.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Details

Jeff Friesen
Chef
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Wed, Jun 26
6 to 8:30 pm

PESTO CHANGE-O

A myriad of ingredients may be used to create countless pestos that can immediately change a dish into something extraordinary. Lydia Gwin creates three savory pestos plus a refreshing sorbetto with lemon whipped cream and a sweet mint pesto. Enjoy crispy calamari with garlic pesto aïoli, Amalfi Coast lemon pesto pasta, and beef tenderloin stuffed with herb pesto served with roasted cauliflower and caramelized onions topped with pistachio pesto.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Details

Lydia Gwin
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Demonstration
$60 Per Person
Wed, Jun 26
6:30 to 9 pm

GARLIC - CAN YOU DIG IT?

Fall in love with our favorite local crop - freshly dug garlic. Enjoy rich aromatic flavors in every dish, as this class feasts on homemade hummus dip with oil-cured olives and fried garlic, homemade pita pockets stuffed with garlic-herb chickpea falafel in tahini sauce and cucumber salad, roasted garlic-stuffed lamb shawarma, plus refreshing pistachio ice cream.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Details

Kitchen Conservatory Chef
Demonstration
$55 Per Person
Thu, Jun 27
6:30 to 9 pm

THINK LIKE A PRIVATE CHEF

Take a peek inside the workings of a private chef who creates a week of meals for families providing lots of creativity and flexibility for each meal. This hands-on class with the talented Sharon Tutko will prepare all the components, and then each student will create their own plate to sample. Combinations can include chicken, pork or shrimp that are sautéed, roasted, or grilled, plus seasonal veggies that are marinated and grilled, steamed, braised or "slawed", plus a choice of noodles, rice, or sweet potatoes, and a choice of sauces including Sharon's luscious charmoula sauce, zesty pomodoro, pumpkin seed pesto, or basil-ginger splash.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

Details

Sharon Tutko
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Fri, Jun 28
6 to 8:30 pm

GIRLS' NIGHT OUT: MEATLESS IN ST. LOUIS

Turn off the radio and gather with your girlfriends as Melissa Clendenin creates a brilliant array of vegetarian dishes, starting with chilled green gazpacho with cucumbers. Enjoy black bean sliders with chipotle aïoli, grilled summer vegetables with manouri cheese tossed with lemon and parsley oil, plus shortcake with fresh fruit. #vegetarian #healthy
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Details

Melissa Clendenin
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Demonstration
$55 Per Person
Fri, Jun 28
6:30 to 9 pm

DATE NIGHT FOR COUPLES: IT'S PATIO SEASON

Enjoy a terrific summer evening on the patio with Maria Sakellariou creating grilled dishes with all the flavors of Greece. This hands-on class will make mussels saganaki - steamed in ouzo and topped with feta and fresh fennel, watermelon salad with haloumi and basil, char-grilled rack of lamb served with minty bulgur, grilled asparagus finished with extra virgin olive oil and Kefalotyri cheese, plus a summery plum clafoutis.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Maria's next Date Night class, My Big, Fat Greek Shrimp Dinner, is available on August 23.

Details

Maria Sakellariou
Chef
Hands-On
$160 Per Couple
Fri, Jun 28
6:30 to 9 pm

HEIR AND A PARENT: WIZARDS IN THE KITCHEN

Attention all Muggles! Experience the world of Harry Potter and make magic in the kitchen as Amanda Anderson helps you prepare delightful dishes described throughout the J.K. Rowling series, including The Three Broomsticks' butterbeer, ham-and-cheese pasties from the Hogwarts house-elves, Mrs. Weasley's potatoes with béchamel sauce, and Hermoine's dragon wand vegetables with magic sauce. Before you apparate home, you'll make Aunt Petunia's individual berry-pudding trifles. This class is designed for children, ages 7 to 11, plus a parent.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

This class is offered again on September 28.

Details

Amanda Anderson
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$125 For Parent and Child
Sat, Jun 29
11 am to 1:30 pm

TAKE A BAO

Kudos will be abundant as this hands-on class learns to make baos - Chinese warm, soft steamed buns filled with flavorful fillings. Join us to create Chinese barbecue pork baos, ground pork and herb baos, baos filled with curried chicken and peas, spicy chorizo and chihuahua cheese baos, vegetarian shiitake-bok choy baos, plus dipping sauces of sweet chile and black vinegar.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

This class is offered again on August 4.

Details

Kitchen Conservatory Chef
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Sat, Jun 29
12 to 2:30 pm

DATE NIGHT FOR COUPLES: BEER. BACKYARD. BARBECUE.

Frothy beer is an abundant ingredient in this sensational grilling class, as everyone throws on an apron, grabs a set of tongs, and heads to the grill. Learn to make beer can chicken with a Memphis dry rub, beer-marinated rib-eye steaks with beer barbecue sauce, garlic cheese bread, Caesar pasta salad, balsamic-marinated grilled mushrooms and asparagus, plus grilled pineapple slices with vanilla bean ice cream and salted caramel sauce.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Details

Mickey Kitterman
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$160 Per Couple
Sat, Jun 29
6 to 8:30 pm

HEIR AND A PARENT: SUSHI - JUST ROLL WITH IT

It is okay to play with your food in this fun hands-on sushi class with the talented Rohan Sarino. Learn to make sushi rice using three different cooking vessels, use a sushi mat, work with sticky rice, and choose your own ingredients including tuna and salmon to create sushi rolls, inside-out rolls and nigiri-style sushi. Rohan shares his secrets to making spicy sriracha mayo. This class is designed for children, ages 7 to 11, plus a parent.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

This class is offered again on July 6.

Details

Rohan Sarino
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$125 For Parent and Child
Sat, Jun 29
6:30 to 9 pm

PUTTIN' ON THE RIBS

Which ribs are most delicious? All ribs, all the time. Join us in a rib-off as the class barbecues and smokes pork spare ribs and baby back ribs. The class will test dry rub versus wet rub; tomato versus mustard sauces; American versus Asian pork ribs. While the ribs cook, the class will also make red cabbage-apple coleslaw, bacon potato salad, maple baked beans, and butterscotch ice cream.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

Details

Kitchen Conservatory Chef
Hands-On
$80 Per Person
Sun, Jun 30
12:30 to 3:30 pm

THE ART OF DECORATING CUPCAKES

Join the talented Melanie Armbrecht in a class focused on elevating your cupcake game with a variety of techniques that incorporate lots of buttercream frosting, strawberry reduction, chocolate ganache, and fondant. The cupcakes are out of the oven and ready for decorating, as this hands-on class learns to work with buttercream frosting to create beautiful piped borders, roses, shells and other designs using several different pastry tubes perfect for the season. Melanie will guide the class in using chocolate ganache for dipping and piping applications, and fondant to create a multitude of shapes perfect to personalize cupcakes for any occasion. Students will take home their decorated cupcakes.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Details

Melanie Armbrecht
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Sun, Jun 30
1 to 3:30 pm

DATE NIGHT FOR COUPLES: BOLLYWOOD DINE AND DANCE

Grab your partner and join Lily Sugathan for a unique experience of dancing and dining. The evening begins with a one-hour Bollywood dance lesson learning the top 10 Bollywood dance steps, including thumka, spinning hands, desi pendulum, and the amitabh walk. This hands-on class will join Lily in the kitchen to celebrate Holi, the Indian Festival of Color, with crispy mixed vegetable pakora with coriander chutney, puri - fried flatbread, aloo dum - a potato curry dish, vegetable biryani, spinach raita, plus malupua - a traditional Holi dessert, and thandai - a must-have drink for the holi-day. Put on your dancing shoes! Please do not wear rubber-soled shoes. We recommend closed shoes with a flat leather sole or medium heel. #vegetarian #healthy
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

Details

Lily Sugathan
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$180 Per Couple
Sun, Jun 30
5 to 8 pm

HEIR AND A PARENT: READY FOR IT, SWIFTIES?

Mother and daughter Swifties Rachel and Elyza Sarino welcome you with "It's Me, Hi" for an evening of making the whole place "shimmer". Learn to make "We are never ever getting back together" hummus with "13" veggie dippers, "You need to calm down" panko-crusted chicken tenders with "Sweet like honey" mustard dipping sauce, cheeseburger sliders "In the getaway car", "Shake it off" cookie dough milkshakes, plus "Karma is" an orange chai cookie. You are welcome to dress in your favorite era and bring and trade friendship bracelets. This class is designed for children, ages 7 to 11, plus a parent.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

This class is offered again on September 22.

Details

Rachel Sarino
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$125 For Parent and Child
Sun, Jun 30
5:30 to 8 pm

HOW IS THIS GLUTEN-FREE?

Sharon Tutko takes a page out of the famous cafe cookbook, Tartine: A Classic Revisited by Elisabeth Pruiett and Chad Robertson, to recreate some of Elisabeth's gluten-free treats. This hands-on class will bake cream cheese short dough apple pie, rice-oat-tapioca thyme gougères, sticky date pudding cake with hot toffee sauce, plus "best ever" cinnamon rolls. #healthy
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Sharon's upcoming gluten-free classes include The Scoop on Gluten-Free Cookies on July 30, and Gluten, Be Gone!, is available on September 13.

Details

Sharon Tutko
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Mon, Jul 1
6 to 8:30 pm

TIKI TIME

Join in on the festivities as Lydia Gwin transports the mood of the evening to a tropical paradise with tiki torches, palm trees, and island food. This hands-on class will create a feast of crab rangoon dip with crisp won ton chips, sambal-glazed chicken skewers with jicama-pineapple slaw, sweet-and-spicy bacon kabobs with scallion-ginger relish, pork lumpia with banana sauce, coconut jasmine rice, Hawaiian-style sesame cabbage salad, plus roasted pineapple with a honey-orange glaze and toasted pistachios, and cantaloupe-coconut cocktails with tequila and Midori.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Details

Lydia Gwin
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$70 Per Person
Mon, Jul 1
6 to 8:30 pm

CAKE POPS

Spend the evening with Rachel Sarino, founder and creative director of StL Cake Pops, for an exciting class creating colorful seasonal treats. This hands-on class will learn how to hand mold cake pop dough, dip, detail, and decorate with sprinkles, sanding sugar, and other specialty items to create an assortment of unique cake pops. Each student will take home their cake pop creations.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Rachel's next cake pop class, Halloween Cake Pops, is available on October 28.

Details

Rachel Sarino
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Mon, Jul 1
6:30 to 9 pm

A BIG BITE OF SUMMER

The talented Lydia Gwin creates the epitome of summer flavors in every bite of this hands-on class. Learn to make sweet corn gazpacho, mango barbecue pulled pork sandwiches with Asian cucumber salad, watermelon-tomato caprese with arugula pesto, plus strawberry-raspberry Eton mess and a choice of blueberry-lavender lemonade - zero-proof or spiked with vodka.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Details

Lydia Gwin
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Tue, Jul 2
6 to 8:30 pm

FIRE WORKS ON THE GRILL

Start your Independence Day celebration lighting up the grill with Mickey Kitterman to create dishes from around the world. This hands-on class will make Mexican elote - spicy grilled street corn with cotija cheese, Middle Eastern baba ganoush with grilled eggplant and sweet tahini dressing, Korean bulgogi deopbap - a rice bowl topped with delicious Korean barbecued beef strips, grilled lamb shawarma served with pita, Japanese grilled chicken yakitori, plus grilled pineapple and homemade ice cream.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Details

Mickey Kitterman
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Tue, Jul 2
6 to 8:30 pm

IF YOU KNEW SUSHI

It is always a delight to have Thai native and sushi chef Jay Dedkhad, of Ocha Thai and Japanese, in our kitchens creating beautiful and delectable sushi, in one of our most popular classes. Using the freshest fish and other beautiful ingredients, this hands-on class will master the art of rolling and forming a variety of lavish and enticing sushi.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

This class is offered again on July 23.

Details

Jay Dedkhad
Chef
Hands-On
$80 Per Person
Tue, Jul 2
6:30 to 9 pm

PUTTIN' ON THE RIBS

Which ribs are most delicious? All ribs, all the time. Join us in a rib-off as the class barbecues and smokes pork spare ribs and baby back ribs. The class will test dry rub versus wet rub; tomato versus mustard sauces; American versus Asian pork ribs. While the ribs cook, the class will also make red cabbage-apple coleslaw, bacon potato salad, maple baked beans, and butterscotch ice cream. #weekday
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

Details

Kitchen Conservatory Chef
Hands-On
$80 Per Person
Wed, Jul 3
11 am to 2 pm

DATE NIGHT FOR COUPLES: TUSCANY FOR TWO

The romance of Tuscany is the inspiration for a perfect date night in this hands-on class for couples. This class will prepare shrimp and scallop scampi, seared rib-eye steak with rosemary and roasted garlic, baked polenta with gorgonzola, mushrooms and spinach, roasted mixed vegetables, and blackberry gelato with pizzelle cookies.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

This class is offered again on July 7.

Details

Sheri Doe
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$170 Per Couple
Wed, Jul 3
6 to 8:30 pm

DATE NIGHT FOR COUPLES: THAT'S AMORE

Dean Martin might be heard crooning in the background, as this hands-on class for couples creates a romantic dinner, starting with a duo of bruschetta. Sharon Tutko will lead this class to create puréed cannellini beans and roasted garlic bruschetta with sage, sautéed spicy rapini greens bruschetta with currants, goat cheese soufflés over winter greens and pears with red wine vinaigrette topped with dried cranberries and walnuts, pollo in pane - a lovely presentation of tender chicken pie cooked "in bread" with red wine and garlic baked in homemade pizza dough, plus Italian almond cake Amaretto-scented mascarpone and fresh berry coulis, and a pomegranate martini or mocktail.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

Details

Sharon Tutko
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$150 Per Couple
Fri, Jul 5
6 to 8:30 pm

FRIDAY NIGHT FRENCH - LADY LIBERTY

Whether you are ending the week or starting the Independence Day holiday weekend, join us at the counter for an exquisite evening of French fare. Enjoy chilled tomato soup with crabmeat and gin, chicken Washington stuffed with chicken mousse served with corn galettes and herbed zucchini, plus fresh blueberry ice cream with almond meringues.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

Details

Kitchen Conservatory Chef
Demonstration
$60 Per Person
Fri, Jul 5
6:30 to 9 pm

FRENCH FARE - LE GRAND AÏOLI

Chef Mickey Kitterman shares his passion for the techniques of classic French cookery with attention to detail to create a superb afternoon lunch with a new menu each month. Enjoy le grand aïoli - a beautiful feast that transforms a Provençal meal into a celebration with plenty of aïoli with homegrown garlic surrounded by a huge platter of fresh spring vegetables including French radishes, asparagus, haricots verts, squash, zucchini, and hard boiled eggs. Enjoy a lovely presentation of grouper and chicken poached with herbes de Provence, plus limoncello mousse.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

Details

Mickey Kitterman
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Demonstration
$55 Per Person
Sat, Jul 6
11 am to 1:30 pm

CAST IRON IS HOT

Cast iron pans are versatile, durable, and some of Sheri Doe's most used pans. Learn how to clean and care for cast iron, as this hands-on class creates butter-basted pan-seared rib-eye steak with fresh herbs, Tuscan chicken in creamy garlic sauce, a beautiful presentation of baked ratatouille layered with fresh herbs, charred fennel and sausage pizza with herb sauce and mozzarella, plus a Dutch baby with fresh raspberries.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Details

Sheri Doe
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Sat, Jul 6
12 to 2:30 pm

HEIR AND A PARENT: STEP UP TO THE CANDY BAR

Spend a memorable afternoon making different versions of your favorite candy bars so good that parents and children will be scrambling for the last morsel. Learn to make mini Butterfinger pies in jars with brown sugar graham cracker crust, homemade Twix bars with caramel and chocolate, Almond Joy cookie bars, peanut butter cup sandwich cookies with peanut butter buttercream, plus Snickers ice cream topped with caramel, peanuts and chocolate. Some candy made in class may be taken home. This class is designed for children, ages 7 to 11, plus a parent.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

This class is offered again on August 25.

Details

Devon Drag
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$120 For Parent and Child
Sat, Jul 6
1 to 3:30 pm

DATE NIGHT FOR COUPLES: GIVE PIZZA CHANCE

Head to Kitchen Conservatory with your partner for an awesome night of pizza making with Dawn Meyer and Larry Meyers, starting with pizza dough from scratch and seasonal ingredients. The class will make a caramelized onion-bacon-blue cheese pizza, cherry tomato pizza margherita, pesto-spinach-mushroom pizza, hot honey-goat-cheese-pepperoni pizza, then each couple will create their own pizza! Also, enjoy making sangria, a mixed green salad with balsamic vinaigrette, and salted caramel ice cream.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

Details

Dawn Meyer and Larry Meyers
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$160 Per Couple
Sat, Jul 6
6 to 8:30 pm

HEIR AND A PARENT: SUSHI - JUST ROLL WITH IT

It is okay to play with your food in this fun hands-on sushi class with the talented Rohan Sarino. Learn to make sushi rice using three different cooking vessels, use a sushi mat, work with sticky rice, and choose your own ingredients including tuna and salmon to create sushi rolls, inside-out rolls and nigiri-style sushi. Rohan shares his secrets to making spicy sriracha mayo. This class is designed for children, ages 7 to 11, plus a parent.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

Details

Rohan Sarino
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$125 For Parent and Child
Sat, Jul 6
6:30 to 9 pm

CHINESE DUMPLINGS

Master the art of filling and forming and cooking delicious Chinese dumplings, as this class enjoys steamed shrimp siu mai, chicken pot stickers, pork-filled won tons for soup, char siu pork steamed buns, vegetarian spring rolls, and crab rangoon made with real crabmeat. The dumplings will be served with a variety of dipping sauces, such as sweet chile, lime-soy caramel, black vinegar-scallion, plum, and peanut sauces.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

This class is offered again on August 3.

Details

Kitchen Conservatory Chef
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Sun, Jul 7
12:30 to 3 pm

HEIR AND A PARENT: READY FOR IT, SWIFTIES?

Mother and daughter Swifties Rachel and Elyza Sarino welcome you with "It's Me, Hi" for an afternoon of making the whole place "shimmer". Learn to make "We are never ever getting back together" hummus with "13" veggie dippers, "You need to calm down" panko-crusted chicken tenders with "Sweet like honey" mustard dipping sauce, cheeseburger sliders "In the getaway car", "Shake it off" cookie dough milkshakes, plus "Karma is" an orange chai cookie. You are welcome to dress in your favorite era and bring and trade friendship bracelets. This class is designed for children, ages 7 to 11, plus a parent.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

This class is offered again on September 22.

Details

Rachel Sarino
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$125 For Parent and Child
Sun, Jul 7
1 to 3:30 pm

DATE NIGHT FOR COUPLES: TUSCANY FOR TWO

The romance of Tuscany is the inspiration for a perfect date night in this hands-on class for couples. This class will prepare shrimp and scallop scampi, seared rib-eye steak with rosemary and roasted garlic, baked polenta with gorgonzola, mushrooms and spinach, roasted mixed vegetables, and blackberry gelato with pizzelle cookies.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

Details

Stephan Ledbetter
Chef
Hands-On
$170 Per Couple
Sun, Jul 7
5 to 7:30 pm

SOURDOUGH BREAD

If the thought of freshly baked sourdough bread makes you weak in the knees, join bread baker Melissa Clendenin with step-by-step instructions for successful bread with intoxicating flavors. This hands-on class will learn how to maintain and refresh the starter and test for ripeness, discover how to fold and shape the dough along with using rising vessels, and learn the benefits of the overnight fermentation method with detailed instructions for resting and rising periods and scoring the bread tops. Learn how to make Melissa's master sourdough recipe and incorporate different inclusions into your bread with Melissa’s choices of dried fruit, nuts, seeds, citrus zest, olives, jalapeños, cheese, and sun-dried tomatoes. Each participant will take home sourdough starter. #weekday
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

This class is offered again on September 17.

Details

Melissa Clendenin
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Mon, Jul 8
11 am to 2 pm

KILLIAN IT WITH PASTRIES - GREEN GODDESS. LEMON. SCONES.

Treat yourself to a bit of laughter and some great treats, as Rachelle Killian slays sweet and savory pastries in a fun monthly series. Enjoy Green Goddess salad sandwiches on freshly baked challah rolls, lemon and lavender bars with a shortbread crust, plus ham and cheese scones. #weekday
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

Details

Rachelle Killian
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Demonstration
$45 Per Person
Mon, Jul 8
11 am to 1:30 pm

CAMPFIRE CONNOISSEUR

Lydia Gwin has devised a summer gathering perfect for around the campfire, a firepit or the kitchen counter. This hands-on class will create bacon-wrapped stuffed jalapeños with green tomato-pineapple chutney, piggies in pajamas - little smokies wrapped in puff pastry with zesty za'atar and whole grain honey mustard, sliders with bacon jam and the "best ketchup on earth", triple baked beans with beef and bacon and a special sauce, summer squash "pappardelle" with basil-sunflower seed pesto, plus s'mores with homemade graham crackers and vanilla bean marshmallows stuffed with chocolate ganache topped with salted caramel sauce, and Campari sangria spritzers.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

Details

Lydia Gwin
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$70 Per Person
Mon, Jul 8
6 to 8:30 pm

CZECH IT OUT! HOT KOLACHES!

Join Sheri Doe for an exciting evening making kolaches -- a Czech-style pastry made of delicious brioche-like dough filled with sweet and savory ingredients. This hands-on class will learn to make the kolache dough and use it for a variety of sweet and savory kolaches, including apricot-mango kolaches, cherry-vanilla bean kolaches, Philly beef cheese steak kolaches with grilled peppers and onion and Monterey Jack cheese, plus spicy Buffalo chicken kolaches with blue cheese.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

This class is offered again on August 12.

Details

Sheri Doe
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Mon, Jul 8
6 to 8:30 pm

PRETTY LITTLE MACARONS - VACATION

Spend a unique evening in the kitchen with Liz McClure who has perfected her skills in creating beautiful and delicious macarons with delicate shells, Italian meringue buttercream filling, and simple decorations. This hands-on class will learn how to make blueberry-lemon macarons with lemon curd and blueberry buttercream, cherry pie macarons with cherry centers and cherry buttercream topped with a crumble, plus strawberry-chocolate macarons with chocolate ganache and strawberry buttercream.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Upcoming macaron classes include Macaron Mania - July on July 24 (day), Macaron Mania - August on August 4 or August 14 with Laura Branson.

Details

Liz McClure
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Mon, Jul 8
6:30 to 9 pm

TEEN COOKING CAMP: DINER. DELI. DINNER.

Designed for teens, ages 12 to 16. Join Lydia Gwin for a three-day cooking camp exploring restaurant food perfect for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, with each day focusing on a different meal of the day. This hands-on class will make diner food breakfast with chicken and waffles, eggs Benedict, St. Louis slingers, and fruit cups. Deli food for lunch includes grilled cheese sandwiches, homemade potato chips, Caesar salad with homemade croutons, tomato soup, plus giant chocolate chip cookies with homemade ice cream. A restaurant dinner includes a mini charcuterie board with French onion dip, roasted chicken with mashed potatoes and roasted vegetables, dinner rolls, and chocolate cake.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Details

Lydia Gwin
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$165 Per Person
Tue, Jul 9
11 am to 2 pm
Thu, Jul 11
11 am to 2 pm
Fri, Jul 12
11 am to 2 pm

SHOW ME MO CAJUN

Chef Mathew Unger exemplifies the "Show Me" Missouri slogan as he shares his extensive research for an upcoming cookbook on Missouri comfort foods and the influence of Cajun cuisine. This hands-on class will work side-by-side with Mathew to make crab cakes with rémoulade sauce, Cajun shrimp, chicken and sausage gumbo on rice, plus bourbon bread pudding with brioche bread and vanilla custard sauce.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

This class is offered again on September 25.

Details

Mathew Unger
Chef
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Tue, Jul 9
6 to 8:30 pm

SOURDOUGH BREAD

If the thought of freshly baked sourdough bread makes you weak in the knees, join bread baker Melissa Clendenin with step-by-step instructions for successful bread with intoxicating flavors. This hands-on class will learn how to maintain and refresh the starter and test for ripeness, discover how to fold and shape the dough along with using rising vessels, and learn the benefits of the overnight fermentation method with detailed instructions for resting and rising periods and scoring the bread tops. Learn how to make Melissa's master sourdough recipe and incorporate different inclusions into your bread with Melissa’s choices of dried fruit, nuts, seeds, citrus zest, olives, jalapeños, cheese, and sun-dried tomatoes. Each participant will take home sourdough starter.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

This class is offered again on September 17.

Details

Melissa Clendenin
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Tue, Jul 9
6 to 9 pm

TOMAYTO, TOMAHTO

Let's not call the whole thing off, and fall in love all over again with ripe, juicy tomatoes with Matt Borchardt. Enjoy fried green tomatoes with lump crab and blue cheese vinaigrette, tomato-cucumber panzanella salad with bell peppers and red onion, oven-roasted salmon with warm Israeli couscous salad and smoked tomato vinaigrette, plus tomato basil sorbet with fresh mint and a brown sugar crumble.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

Details

Matthew Borchardt
Chef
Demonstration
$60 Per Person
Tue, Jul 9
6:30 to 9 pm

SO GOOD YOU CANNOLI IMAGINE

Explore the art of cannoli making from crispy shells to irresistible creamy fillings and crunchy garnishes. Join food and travel aficionado, chef Bob Colosimo of Eleven Eleven Mississippi, who loves to share his skills for Italian cuisine. This hands-on class will learn to form and fry vanilla and chocolate cannoli shells, and make an assortment of fillings starting with house made ricotta cheese with a variety of flavorings and additions including chocolate chips and citrus. Learn to pipe the filling into the cannoli ends and finish with your choice of garnishes from toasted chopped pistachios, candied orange, cherries, and lemon zest to mini chocolate chips.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

This class is offered again on November 6.

Details

Bob Colosimo
Chef
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Wed, Jul 10
6 to 8:30 pm

WHEN THE MOON HITS YOUR EYE

That's amore! Join Sheri Doe and learn to make the versatile pan pizza that does not require shaping or stretching the dough, and can be done without a pizza stone, high heat oven or a pizza peel. Originally made in Tuscany around 1900 from the residual heat of wood fired ovens, this class will make Roman-style pan pizzas topped with cheese and a simple crushed tomato and basil sauce, plus a variety of toppings.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

This class is offered again on October 21.

Details

Sheri Doe
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Wed, Jul 10
6 to 8:30 pm

FROM SCIENTIST TO FUFU N' SAUCE

Scientist and contestant on Season 3 of The Great American Recipe on PBS, Adjo Honsou loves to share the West African cuisine she features in her popular food truck, Fufu n' Sauce. Enjoy fried plantain morsels with a sweet flavor, chicken yassa - a slightly spicy thick comforting stew with chicken and onions braised with a blend of spices and mustard served with rice, plus their famous hibiscus tea brewed in-house with hibiscus leaves imported from Togo, West Africa and sweetened with cane sugar.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

Details

Adjo Honsou
Culinary Educator
Demonstration
$55 Per Person
Thu, Jul 11
6 to 8:30 pm

PASTA LA VISTA, BABY

Say hello to an exuberant night of pasta and say goodbye to every delicious bite as you enjoy three different versions that all start with the basic pasta dough. Spend a rollicking evening with Sharon Tutko in a hands-on class turning rolled out pasta dough into herbed pappardelle pasta with red wine and mushrooms, pumpkin ravioli with sage brown butter and toasted cashews, and goat cheese tortellini with tomato-basil concassé and toasted pine nuts.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Details

Sharon Tutko
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Thu, Jul 11
6 to 8:30 pm

DATE NIGHT FOR COUPLES: BOURBON STREET

Bubbles, bourbon, barbecue, and boneless pork chops are the stars of the evening, as this hands-on class with Julie Malloy creates a memorable evening of New Orleans-inspired dining. Learn to create Cajun-style barbecue shrimp, mixed greens salad with grits croutons and buttermilk dressing, pan-seared pork loin chops served on French bread-andouille sausage stuffing with Cajun spices, brown sugar-glazed carrot bundles tied with a leek strip, bourbon vanilla ice cream with pecan-praline cookies, plus a champagne-bourbon cocktail.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Details

Julie Malloy
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$150 Per Couple
Fri, Jul 12
6 to 8:30 pm

THE COCKTAIL PARTY PLANNERS

Mickey Kitterman and René Sackett team up to create a stunning cocktail party inspired by the 1965 masterwork cookbook by Vincent and Mary Price, A Treasury of Great Recipes, with easily understood recipes from their travels and iconic restaurants presented with great wit and photography. Enjoy coquille of lobster Savannah with a champagne cocktail, spoon bread with Virginia ham and smoked chicken paired with a summertime non-alcoholic blackberry lemonade, crab Haleakala - a Hawaiian appetizer with crab-stuffed avocado, steak skewers teriyaki served with hanaho "Come again" rum punch, plus coffee sherbet with Cointreau whipped cream paired with a Brandy Alexander.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

Details

Mickey Kitterman and René Sackett
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Demonstration
$80 Per Person
Fri, Jul 12
6:30 to 9 pm

HEIR AND A PARENT: BITS AND PIZZAS

Join Laura Branson in the kitchen for a delightful afternoon creating individual pizzas to share with your favorite adult. This hands-on class will make gooey fried mozzarella sticks with dipping sauce, pizza with your choice of toppings including homemade pizza sauce, freshly grated cheese, pepperoni, veggies, caramelized onions, and delicious prosciutto. Finish with a soft oatmeal cookie crust "pizza" topped with caramel, chocolate chips, M&Ms and drizzled with white chocolate. This class is designed for children, ages 7 to 11, plus a parent.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

This class is offered again on August 10.

Details

Laura Branson
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$120 For Parent and Child
Sat, Jul 13
11 am to 1:30 pm

HEIR AND A PARENT: LET THEM EAT CUPCAKES

Making it to the final round of the 2019 Kids Baking Championship on Food Network, the creative Tarek Husseini shares his mad skills for baking cupcakes with some of his delicious flavors, fillings and frostings. This hands-on class will make chocolate cupcakes with cherry filling and whipped cream topping, coconut cupcakes with chocolate ganache and toasted coconut crumb, plus confetti cupcakes with almond Swiss meringue buttercream and lemon curd filling. This class is designed for children, ages 7 to 11, plus a parent.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Details

Tarek Husseini
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$120 For Parent and Child
Sat, Jul 13
12 to 2:30 pm

DATE NIGHT FOR COUPLES: PHO-NOMENAL VIETNAMESE

Spend the evening in the kitchen with your partner creating the classic dishes of Vietnam. Join Jan Reid for a hands-on class learning to make banh xeo crepes with shrimp and nuoc cham dipping sauce, banh mi baguette bites with pork and pickled vegetables, green mango salad, beef pho soup with rice noodles, shaking beef on jasmine rice, plus refreshing mango sorbet.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

This class is offered again on September 29.

Details

Jan Reid
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$150 Per Couple
Sat, Jul 13
6 to 8:30 pm

WHAT THE SHEET PAN!

Sheri Doe will leave this hands-on class speechless with countless ways of utilizing the sheet pan. Learn to make Greek chicken with chicken breast tenderloins cooked with tomatoes and olives and white wine with fingerling potatoes topped with tahini dressing, juicy pork tenderloin with Tuscan herbs topped with a portobello béchamel served with crispy golden tiny potatoes and charred broccolini, crispy gnocchi with andouille sausage with a kiss of Spanish paprika and sun-dried tomatoes topped with wilted baby spinach, plus fire-in-the-hole white sheet cake filled with macerated dark cherries.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

Details

Sheri Doe
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Sat, Jul 13
6 to 8:30 pm

GIRLS' NIGHT OUT: WINE. WOMEN. SONG.

Sharon Tutko is always eager to turn on the music, pour a glass of wine, cook a perfect summer meal, and chill out with her girlfriends. Enjoy fresh herb and chile-marinated chèvre with grilled garlic pocket bread, butter lettuce and radish salad with cannellini beans and roasted corn dressed with Green Goddess, dry-rubbed barbecue salmon with summer tomato-pepper-cucumber relish, plus peach-blueberry crisp with sweetened mascarpone whipped cream.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

Details

Sharon Tutko
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Demonstration
$60 Per Person
Sat, Jul 13
6:30 to 9 pm

PÂTE À CHOUX - FROM GOUGÈRES TO ÉCLAIRS

Discover the versatile French choux dough that is used to create impressive sweet and savory dishes that can be baked, boiled, or fried. This hands-on class learns to prepare cheesy gougères, pommes dauphine, French gnocchi in brown butter sauce, churros rolled in cinnamon sugar, chocolate éclairs, plus profiteroles with vanilla bean ice cream and chocolate-caramel sauce.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

This class is offered again on August 30.

Details

Kitchen Conservatory Chef
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Sun, Jul 14
12 to 2:30 pm

WHEN I'M NOT A CRAB, I'M A SOLE MAN

Share our passion for crab, as this hands-on class focuses on Jonah and Alaskan king crab and the four grades from claw, backfin, special, and jumbo lump. Learn to make crab bisque from homemade crab stock, fried crab fritters with caper rémoulade and peppadew jam dipping sauces, warm crab salad with avocado and pickled onions on bibb lettuce with white cheddar croutons and soft-boiled eggs tossed in whole grain mustard-honey vinaigrette, plus crab-stuffed sole with citrus basmati rice and seasonal vegetables.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$80 Per Person
Sun, Jul 14
12:30 to 3 pm

NOVEL CUISINE: THE PASSIONATE EPICURE

Marcel Rouff pens the story of a fictionalized version of Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin as an older man and his amorous relationship with an epicure and their shared passion for food in The Passionate Epicure: La Vie et la Passion de Dodin-Bouffant, Gourmet, which was made into a recent movie, The Taste of Things. As the class discusses the book, Mickey Kitterman honors Bastille Day with roquefort beurre et noix canapés, veal Orloff - veal loin stuffed with onions and mushrooms and rice served with mornay sauce, celeri et poireaux braise - braised celery and leeks, plus baked Alaska.
Novel Cuisine is a culinary book club for food lovers that read the book in advance and includes novels, memoirs, histories, science and politics -- all with food as a central theme. The books for Novel Cuisine are available at Kitchen Conservatory. Come to one or as many of these classes as you like! Novel Cuisine started in our kitchen in 2006 and our readers and food lovers have discussed nearly 200 books! We love to hear from our students what books they want to read!
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Mickey Kitterman
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Demonstration
$45 Per Person
Sun, Jul 14
1 to 3:30 pm

GREEK TAVERNA - TAPAS AND OUZO

Join Maria Sakellariou to create small plates reminiscent of Sunday night Greek taverna fare served with ouzo. This hands-on class will create Greek meatballs served with a roasted tomato and Greek cheese sauce, crab and shrimp phyllo triangles, sautéed calamari with tomatoes and oregano served on crostini, fire-roasted eggplant dip with pita wedges, grilled souvlaki - pork kabobs, plus summer fruit with Greek lemon yogurt dripped with Greek honey.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Maria Sakellariou
Chef
Hands-On
$70 Per Person
Sun, Jul 14
5 to 7:30 pm

DATE NIGHT FOR COUPLES: CURRY IN A HURRY

Slow down and enjoy a captivating evening in the kitchen with Lily Sugathan who shares a quick way to make Indian food at home with a basic onion-tomato masala used as the base for many recipes, each with a distinct flavor. This hands-on class will use the masala to make curry leaf pepper chicken, matar paneer - paneer cooked with peas, chole - used to make aloo tikki chaat, all served with roti and ghee rice, plus mango kulfi - an Indian ice cream.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Lily is teaching Date Night for Couples: Bollywood Dine and Dance on June 30 or November 3.

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Lily Sugathan
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$150 Per Couple
Sun, Jul 14
5 to 7:30 pm

DATE NIGHT FOR COUPLES: SHRIMPLY DELICIOUS

Your boat has come in, and it is filled with delicious, succulent shrimp. Join Sheri Doe in a hands-on class designed for couples, creating smoked shrimp-sweet potato-pecan salad with maple vinaigrette, and sip on a pontberry vodka martini. Learn to make crispy sesame-fried shrimp with cocktail sauce, lobster-stuffed jumbo shrimp with shallot-infused beurre blanc served with lemon-asparagus orzo, plus brownie tart with vanilla bean ice cream and chocolate caramel sauce.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Sheri Doe
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$170 Per Couple
Sun, Jul 14
5:30 to 8 pm

TRAVELS WITH TUTKO - ERMIONI

Back in the day, Sharon Tutko was an adventure-seeking young woman with chef knives eager to experience the world. Most of those things still ring true as she shares the significant food that is still part of her life in this monthly series. From Greece, Sharon shares stories from a tiny seaside town where the entire town celebrated Greek Orthodox Easter in 1998 with a day long event and Sharon's version of Greek lamb souvlaki skewers with tzatziki and warm pita, grilled calamari on horiatiki tomato-cucumber-feta salad to honor the old fisherman and his wife who shared their early morning fish cleaning skills on the rocks of the water's edge, plus revani cake - a semolina cake drenched in lemon infused simple syrup topped with coconut flakes. #weekday
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Sharon Tutko
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Demonstration
$55 Per Person
Mon, Jul 15
11 am to 1:30 pm

BIRTHDAY AND CELEBRATION COOKIE DECORATING

Raise your pastry bags to Caroline Stamp who loves to share simple techniques for mastering royal icing with a tipless pastry bag. Follow along with Caroline for step-by-step instructions for outlining, flooding, marbling, wet-on-wet, and wet-on-dry techniques to create fabulous cookies perfect for birthdays and celebrations, with plenty of time to create your own designs. Everyone will leave with a stunning array of decorated cookies to impress family and friends. #weekday
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Upcoming cookie decorating classes include Cookie Decorating Fun for Autumn on August 25, and Cookie Decorating Fun for Halloween on October 6 with Courtney McKinney.

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Caroline Stamp
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Mon, Jul 15
12 to 2:30 pm

THE BREAD RISES IN THE YEAST

Rachelle Killian shares tips and techniques for bread baking and takes the fear out of working with yeast, from proofing the yeast to kneading and shaping the dough. This hands-on class will learn the basics of yeast breads with French baguettes, fluffy dinner rolls, rosemary focaccia, and challah.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

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Rachelle Killian
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Mon, Jul 15
6 to 8:30 pm

HOOKED ON FISH TACOS

Spend a fun evening making seafood tacos and homemade corn tortillas with sauces and salsas, plus ceviche, with taco expert Jeff Friesen. This hands-on class will create Baja fish tacos with Baja sauce, grilled shrimp tacos with avocado salsa, and blackened catfish tacos with tartar sauce.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

This class is offered again on August 12.

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Jeff Friesen
Chef
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Mon, Jul 15
6 to 8:30 pm

SOUL SISTER

Spend a spirited evening with personal chef and owner of Gateway Grub, Terri Jayne, as she proudly shares her take on global cuisine with a burst of soulful creativity. Enjoy crawfish cardinale - a Creole dish with crawfish overflowing from vol-au-vent pastry with an aromatic tomato sauce, fusilli pasta tossed in a velvety spinach-goat cheese sauce with sautéed jumbo shrimp, plus lemon-lavender pound cake with whipped lemon curd and fresh blueberries, and "candy coated raindrops" vodka cocktail with guava and passionfruit nectar.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Terri Jayne Walker
Culinary Educator
Demonstration
$55 Per Person
Mon, Jul 15
6:30 to 9 pm

AFTERNOONS WITH AUDREY - CHARLESTON

Audrey Scherrer delights in cooking and sharing food from her own experience in the kitchen and travels in a monthly series. Enjoy pimiento cheese with boiled peanuts - "caviar" of the South, barbecue shrimp and grits, fried green tomatoes, plus a Carolina peach cobbler with crumb topping, and a Charleston fizz gin cocktail with fresh tarragon and St-Germain elderflower liqueur. #weekday
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Audrey Scherrer
Culinary Educator
Demonstration
$50 Per Person
Tue, Jul 16
11 am to 1:30 pm

TEEN COOKING CAMP: DINER. DELI. DINNER.

Designed for teens, ages 12 to 16. Join Lydia Gwin for a three-day cooking camp exploring restaurant food perfect for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, with each day focusing on a different meal of the day. This hands-on class will make diner food breakfast with chicken and waffles, eggs Benedict, St. Louis slingers, and fruit cups. Deli food for lunch includes grilled cheese sandwiches, homemade potato chips, Caesar salad with homemade croutons, tomato soup, plus giant chocolate chip cookies with homemade ice cream. A restaurant dinner includes a mini charcuterie board with French onion dip, roasted chicken with mashed potatoes and roasted vegetables, dinner rolls, and chocolate cake.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

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Lydia Gwin
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$165 Per Person
Tue, Jul 16
11 am to 2 pm
Wed, Jul 17
11 am to 2 pm
Thu, Jul 18
11 am to 2 pm

VEGAN BAKING - NO ONE WILL KNOW

How will they know? Plant-based expert Lisa Buchmeier will show this hands-on class how to recreate some favorite treats vegan-style so that no one will be able to tell the difference. Learn the basics with gluten-free, naturally sweetened, wholesome ingredients to create creamy vanilla oat milk, chickpea chocolate chip cookie dough dip with crispy maple wafers, sweet potato brownies with dark chocolate frosting, and cardamom-courgette cupcakes with lemon icing. #healthy
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Lisa Buchmeier
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Tue, Jul 16
6 to 8:30 pm

WILD ABOUT CHANTERELLES

René Sackett, who has spent 16 years as a farmers market manager and is President of the Slow Food St. Louis chapter, and her husband George love the allure of one of the most popular edible wild mushrooms - the chanterelle. Spend a relaxing evening at the counter, as René and George delight this class with fresh homemade peach soda, caramelized onion and mushroom dip with housemade chips, summer mushroom-chevre tart with fresh corn and cherry tomatoes on puff pastry, homemade fettuccine with grilled chicken and grilled vegetables and chanterelle sauce, tomato salad with pickled mushrooms and mozzarella, plus vanilla bean ice cream with candy cap mushroom caramel sauce.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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René and George Sackett
Culinary Educator
Demonstration
$60 Per Person
Tue, Jul 16
6:30 to 9 pm

DINERS, DIVES AND TAVERNS

Learn to make epic dishes found throughout diners, dives, and taverns, starting with finger-licking double-cooked chicken wings in a garlic butter "scampi" sauce. This hands-on class with Sheri Doe will create beef tri-tip sandwiches with caramelized onions and blue cheese crumbles, mile high biscuits and gravy, bacon-wrapped smoked jalapeño poppers, and spicy Atomic Fireball mac-and-three cheese bites deep-fried and served with ranch dressing.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

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Sheri Doe
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Wed, Jul 17
6 to 8:30 pm

JAN AND MATT - SUMMER SUPPER

Spend an evening enjoying the mutual trust and camaraderie between friends Jan Reid and Matt Sassman as they flex their culinary muscles to create a memorable summer supper. Take a seat at the counter as they amuse you with their banter and prepare upside-down cambozola onion puff pastry tarts with spicy honey and thyme, sweet corn bisque garnished with lobster meat and roasted red pepper coulis, braised beef steak tips with mushroom marsala sauce served with wild rice pilaf, plus raspberry champagne sorbet.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Jan and Matt's next class is available on August 14.

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Matt Sassman and Jan Reid
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Demonstration
$65 Per Person
Wed, Jul 17
6:30 to 9 pm

SHOW ME MO BBQ

Chef Mathew Unger exemplifies the "Show Me" Missouri slogan as he shares his extensive research for an upcoming cookbook on Missouri comfort foods. This hands-on class will learn the proper way to make St. Louis dry-rubbed pork chops with sweet and smoky barbecue sauce, bacon mac-and-cheese, sour cream cucumber salad, deviled egg potato salad, frozen custard, plus enjoy a selection of Missouri beers.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Mathew Unger
Chef
Hands-On
$70 Per Person
Thu, Jul 18
6 to 8:30 pm

PEACH-ING TO THE CHOIR

Everyone will be all ears as Mickey Kitterman uses baskets of fresh, juicy local peaches to create exciting dishes. Enjoy a creamy and elegant white peach and sweet corn gazpacho, a bacon-lettuce-peach club sandwich with fresh basil-ranch cream cheese spread, homemade potato chips with peach ketchup, and fresh peach soufflé with raspberry sauce.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Mickey Kitterman
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Demonstration
$55 Per Person
Thu, Jul 18
6:30 to 9 pm

A DAY IN THE KITCHEN: FRENCH PASTRY

Come over to the other side of the counter to master cooking in our special participation classes. For those who are interested in learning more about how to cook, A Day in the Kitchen offers an in-depth mastery of specific culinary arts. These classes are limited to eight people.
This hands-on class will teach how to make and bake classic French pastries. Learn how to roll out and fold into many flaky layers homemade buttery puff pastry and croissant dough. These delicious doughs will be baked into pain au chocolat, palmiers, pinwheels, croissants, cheese straws, kouign amann - individual flaky Breton butter pastries, and other scrumptious desserts. #weekday
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

This class is offered again on September 15.

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Kitchen Conservatory Chef
Hands-On
$175 Per Person
Fri, Jul 19
11 am to 4 pm

THE APPRENTICE CHEF: BUILD-A-TACO

For aspiring chefs, children ages 7 to 11. Spend an unforgettable time in the kitchen with taco dynamo Jeff Friesen making corn tortillas from scratch along with all the components of a great taco. This hands-on class will prepare Mexican shredded beef, griddled chicken, fresh guacamole, shredded cheese, diced tomatoes, and chopped lettuce for the students to create their own mix-and-match tacos.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Jeff Friesen
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On for Apprentice Chefs
$55 Per Child
Fri, Jul 19
11 am to 1 pm

DATE NIGHT FOR COUPLES: BOURBON IS WHISKEY BUSINESS

The kitchen lights up with fun and laughter as this date night class joins Devon Drag to create flavor-packed dishes with bourbon as an ingredient, starting with BLT crostinis with bourbon brown sugar-glazed bacon, roasted tomatoes and homemade ranch spread. This hands-on class will make romaine-apple-red onion salad with gorgonzola and candied pecans topped with whiskey vinaigrette, spice rubbed pork loin roast with a bourbon reduction, succotash with bacon and maple bourbon brown butter, plus flourless chocolate bourbon brownies with vanilla ice cream and bourbon caramel sauce, and The Big Texan bourbon-grapefruit cocktail.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

This class is offered again on September 8.

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Devon Drag
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$170 Per Couple
Fri, Jul 19
6 to 8:30 pm

SUSHI RICE AND ROLL

Learn the basics of sushi-meshi - the art of making sushi rice for creating a variety of sushi rolls using shrimp, unagi, salmon, and real crab, plus tamagoyaki - a Japanese omelet. This hands-on class with Sharon Tutko will make nigiri sushi, uramaki - California rolls, hosomaki - spicy thinly rolled tuna and cucumber rolls, temaki - cone-shaped hand rolls with salmon and vegetables, plus classic accompaniments -- kabayaki sauce, wasabi, and pickled ginger.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Sharon Tutko
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$80 Per Person
Fri, Jul 19
6:30 to 9 pm

A DAY IN THE KITCHEN: FISH AND SEAFOOD

Come over to the other side of the counter to master cooking in our special participation classes. For those who are interested in learning more about how to cook, A Day in the Kitchen offers an in-depth mastery of specific culinary arts. These classes are limited to eight people.
This very popular participation class will show everything you need to know about selecting, preparing, and cooking all different kinds of fish and shellfish. Our fish expert will give the class much flexibility in creating the dishes they most want to learn. Participants are invited to meet at 9:15 am at Starrs, 1135 South Big Bend, Richmond Heights, to select the fish.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$200 Per Person
Sat, Jul 20
10 am to 3 pm

HEIR AND A PARENT: LATIN ADVENTURES WITH SAWYER

Eleven-year-old Sawyer Galliano might argue who is the chef and who is the sous chef when it comes to cooking with her dad, chef Josh Galliano. Join them both for an adventurous morning in the kitchen creating Sawyer's favorite Latin/Mexican dishes, including pozole verde, build-your-own tacos with a choice of chorizo, carnitas or ground beef, sabana steak salad, churro bites with chocolate sauce, plus a cantaloupe agua fresca. This class is designed for children, at least 7 years of age, plus a parent.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Joshua Galliano
Chef
Hands-On
$120 For Parent and Child
Sat, Jul 20
10:30 am to 1 pm

SOUTH INDIA SATURDAY - KERALA FISH CURRY

Elizabeth Georgin, from Kerala, India, shares traditional dishes from her country in a monthly series. This hands-on class will learn to create deep-fried tuna fish cutlets with garam masala, Kerala fish curry in coconut gravy, rice, potato curry, plus a spiced beaten yogurt drink with ginger and curry leaves, and kesari - a sweet semolina dessert with raisins and cashews.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Elizabeth Georgin
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Sat, Jul 20
11 am to 1:30 pm

DATE NIGHT FOR COUPLES: SALSA SALSA DINE AND DANCE

Grab your partner and join us for a unique experience of dancing and dining. The evening begins with a one-hour Latin salsa dance lesson with dance instructor Andrea Osman, that will spark your appetite for a memorable evening in the kitchen with Mickey Kitterman. Refresh your thirst with a mojito, as this hands-on class prepares fried corn tortilla chips with black bean dip, grilled shrimp quesadillas with smoked tomato salsa, roasted pork tenderloin with papaya-mango salsa and yellow Cuban rice, plus banana cream pie with chocolate crumb crust. Put on your dancing shoes! Please do not wear rubber-soled shoes. We recommend closed shoes with a flat leather sole or medium heel.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Mickey Kitterman
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$200 Per Couple
Sat, Jul 20
6 to 9 pm

THE CORN-ER MARKET

Fresh corn is abundant for a satisfying evening with Matt Borchardt using this a-maize-ing ingredient in every dish. Enjoy chilled corn soup with crème fraîche and chives, Mexican street corn with crema and cotija cheese seasoned with lime and cilantro, pork shoulder ragù served on polenta with fried onion and chile oil, plus blueberry cornbread cobbler with vanilla ice cream.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Matthew Borchardt
Chef
Demonstration
$55 Per Person
Sat, Jul 20
6:30 to 9 pm

THE PEACHY-KEEN PATIO

The most delicious local peaches are gathered for this delectable hands-on class utilizing our grills on the patio. Join Suzanne Corbett and learn to make refreshing peach gazpacho, grilled peach and summer berry salad, molasses-mustard grilled pork tenderloin with peach chutney, grilled chipotle steak and peach kabobs, plus peach praline upside-down cake.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Suzanne Corbett
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Sun, Jul 21
12:30 to 3 pm

HEIR AND A PARENT: PASTA WITH THE KID-DOUGH!

Spend a fun afternoon with Patty Goeke and a parent, grandparent, or your favorite aunt or uncle making fresh homemade pasta. This hands-on class will create cheese ravioli with a light cream sauce, long ribbons of tagliatelle pasta with meatballs and marinara sauce, plus Italian salad with lemon vinaigrette, and chocolate lava cake with raspberry sauce. This class is designed for children, ages 7 to 11, plus a parent.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

This class is offered again on October 6.

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Patty Goeke
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$120 For Parent and Child
Sun, Jul 21
1 to 3:30 pm

DATE NIGHT FOR COUPLES: ON TAPA THE WORLD

Learn the secret to incredible sangria perfect for a party, and spend a fun evening in the kitchen creating Spanish tapas. This hands-on class will make fig-goat cheese empanadas, tomato crostinis with arugula, chorizo-manchego puffs, fried calamari with lemon aïoli, potato tortilla with paprika aïoli, garlic shrimp, bacon-wrapped dates stuffed with cheese, plus creamy orange-flavored flan.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Kitchen Conservatory Chef
Hands-On
$150 Per Couple
Sun, Jul 21
5 to 7:30 pm

PRETTY LITTLE MACARONS - SUNNY

Spend a unique evening in the kitchen with Liz McClure who has perfected her skills in creating beautiful and delicious macarons with delicate shells, Italian meringue buttercream filling, and simple decorations. This hands-on class will learn how to make peaches and cream macarons with peach preserves and peach buttercream, watermelon-lime macarons with lime curd and watermelon buttercream, plus chocolate coconut macarons with chocolate ganache and coconut buttercream topped with toasted coconut.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Upcoming macaron classes include Macaron Mania - July on July 24 (day), Macaron Mania - August on August 4 or August 14 with Laura Branson.

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Liz McClure
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Sun, Jul 21
5:30 to 8 pm

SCHNITZEL, SPÄTZLE, AND STRUDEL

Join the talented chef Mathew Unger as he shares his exciting research for an upcoming cookbook on Missouri comfort foods. With a prevalence of German immigrants to our state, especially in St. Louis and areas around Hermann, this hands-on class will create traditional German dishes -- spinach salad with warm bacon dressing, crispy pork schnitzel with lemon-caper sauce on spätzle, sautéed green beans with bacon, plus traditional apple strudel.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

This class is offered again on August 19.

Details

Mathew Unger
Chef
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Mon, Jul 22
6 to 8:30 pm

ITALIAN LIRA

Spend a memorable evening with Jeff Young, sous chef of Trattoria Marcella, creating simple Italian doughs for impressive handmade pastas. This hands-on class will make lemon ricotta ravioli with homemade ricotta and butter-poached asparagus, lasagna bolognese with spinach pasta layered with roasted garlic béchamel and ragù Bolognese, tomato farfalle with chicken meatballs and sautéed kale in garlic herb butter with roasted red pepper, plus toasted s'mores ravioli.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

This class is offered again on September 23.

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Jeff Young
Sous Chef
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Mon, Jul 22
6 to 8:30 pm

PRODUCE LIVES ITS BEST LIFE

The markets are abundant with fresh produce, and Lydia Gwin is inspired to use the bounty in fresh new ways. Enjoy chilled peach soup with goat cheese, marinated watermelon steaks with whipped feta and herbs, Mexican street corn dip served in the corn husks with toasted crostini, T-bone steak with scallion thecha - a Western India green chile condiment, plus a Vietnamese tomato-fennel-cucumber salad.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Lydia Gwin
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Demonstration
$60 Per Person
Mon, Jul 22
6:30 to 9 pm

A GREAT BRITISH BAKE OFF

A fan of The Great British Baking Show, Mickey Kitterman shares some of his favorite desserts and pastries that could be on the show in this hands-on class for the amateur baker. Learn to make ginger scones with clotted cream and bumbleberry preserves, chocolate pots de crème with Grand Marnier crème chantilly, chai shortbread, plus a stunning Victoria sandwich of English sponge cake layered with Italian buttercream and fresh berries.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

This class is offered again on October 10.

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Mickey Kitterman
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Tue, Jul 23
6 to 8:30 pm

THE MAINE ATTRACTION

Lobster might be the mainstay of summer foods in Maine, but Lydia Gwin puts her twist on the iconic lobster roll in this hands-on class. Learn to make a lobster BLT on homemade potato rolls, barbecue spiced potato chips, Lydia's cheesy corn dish with sharp white cheddar, broccoli and carrot slaw, Bloody Mary shrimp ceviche with plantain chips, plus blueberry pie with an all-butter crust.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Lydia Gwin
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$70 Per Person
Tue, Jul 23
6 to 8:30 pm

IF YOU KNEW SUSHI

It is always a delight to have Thai native and sushi chef Jay Dedkhad, of Ocha Thai and Japanese, in our kitchens creating beautiful and delectable sushi, in one of our most popular classes. Using the freshest fish and other beautiful ingredients, this hands-on class will master the art of rolling and forming a variety of lavish and enticing sushi.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Jay Dedkhad
Chef
Hands-On
$80 Per Person
Tue, Jul 23
6:30 to 9 pm

THE BEST OF BAREFOOT - APPETIZERS

Jan Reid shares her favorite recipes from the collection of cookbooks of the Barefoot Contessa, Ina Garten. Join Jan in the kitchen to create her favorite appetizers as this hands-on class makes roasted shrimp cocktail, deviled eggs with smoked salmon, pan-fried onion dip with homemade potato chips, roasted beet salad, plus chocolate-white chocolate chunk cookies, and a French 75 cocktail. #weekday
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Jan Reid
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Wed, Jul 24
11 am to 1:30 pm

MACARON MANIA - JULY

Jump on the bandwagon and discover why these sweet meringue confections are popping up everywhere! Join the talented Laura Branson for a hands-on class creating perfectly domed and footed sandwich cookies with fun flavor profiles and some pretty embellishing with new flavors every month. Learn to make apple pie macarons with apple pie filling and spiced cream cheese buttercream, cookie dough macarons with cookie dough buttercream topped with mini chocolate chips, plus strawberry lemonade macarons with strawberry buttercream and lemon curd. #weekday
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Laura Branson
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Wed, Jul 24
12 to 2:30 pm

BIG SLAB PIES

If pies are a head-turning distraction and make you swoon, step into the kitchen with Lydia Gwin to discover the joy of sweet and savory versions of big slab pies. This hands-on class will create loaded baked potato slab pie with caramelized onion crust, nacho slab pie with slow-roasted pork carnitas in a cornbread crust, double chocolate-filled slab pie with a chocolate crust topped with vanilla glaze and sprinkles, plus an American flag Yankee Doodle Dandy slab pie with stripes of sour cherry and blueberry stars.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Lydia Gwin
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Wed, Jul 24
6 to 8:30 pm

ON THE LINE WITH A RESTAURANT CHEF 101

What makes food presented at a restaurant taste better? Jeff Friesen has spent half of his culinary career in fine dining restaurants and shares the secrets, tips, and tricks of a restaurant chef that can be made in your own kitchen using science to tweak recipes for better flavor. This hands-on class will create cast iron roasted chicken presented two ways - with lemon-rosemary pan sauce and with white wine-fines herbes pan sauce, crispy oven-roasted potatoes, fried potatoes, oven-roasted Brussels sprouts, and two versions of mac-and-cheese - sharp white cheddar mac-and-cheese with fresh herbs and garlic and stovetop "any cheese" mac-and-cheese.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Jeff Friesen
Chef
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Wed, Jul 24
6 to 8:30 pm

WHACK THE KNIFE!

Master the knife, the most essential kitchen tool, and how to select the right knife for the right job as this knife skills class learns how to efficiently chop onions and other vegetables in this participation class that also teaches how to use and how to maintain and sharpen knives. Plus, learn how to use a boning knife on raw and roasted chicken, the difference between cleavers, and the best knife for slicing crusty bread as the class enjoys chicken panzanella salad and sliced devil's food cake for dessert. Bring your own knives (limit 3 knives per person) to class for free overnight sharpening! Participants will also receive 20% off all in-store regularly-priced knives on the day of class.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

This class is offered again on August 7.

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Kitchen Conservatory Chef
Hands-On
$50 Per Person
Wed, Jul 24
6:30 to 9 pm

DAYS WITH DEVON - PANZANELLA AND PEACH

Spend an easygoing late morning with Devon Drag as she recreates some of her favorite go-to dishes in this monthly series. Enjoy summer squash and pesto strata layered with white cheddar cheese, BLT panzanella tossed with toasted ciabatta and balsamic dressing, peach and pistachio puff pastry tart drizzled with honey, watermelon-berry salad with cucumbers and feta and honey-lime dressing, plus a blackberry-lemon gin and tonic. #weekday
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Devon Drag
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Demonstration
$50 Per Person
Thu, Jul 25
11 am to 1:30 pm

SOURDOUGH BAGELS AND DOUGHNUTS

Spend the afternoon with the talented Joey Vitale, a skilled and ardent fan of sourdough bread, who learned his expertise at the San Francisco Baking Institute and spent time working in celebrated San Francisco bakeries. Join Joey in the kitchen for a hands-on class as he shares his own starter and how to use it to start the day making sourdough bagels and sourdough doughnuts. Each participant will take home sourdough starter. #weekday
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

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Joey Vitale
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Thu, Jul 25
12 to 2:30 pm

TAKE ENTERTAINING TO A NEW LEVEL

Discover the tricks and tips of entertaining with a woman who loves to throw the perfect appetizer party. This hands-on class with chef Sharon Tutko will discover how to plan for a party, setting an appetizer buffet with different levels using risers and tiles, and how to calculate how many hors d'oeuvres and wine is needed for your guests. Learn to create panko-crusted corn and shrimp cakes with chile-cilantro crema, crab and spinach-stuffed portobello mushrooms grilled with mozzarella, smoked chicken empanadas with Santa Fe dipping sauce, wild mushroom beggar's purses in phyllo, crispy parmesan artichokes with capers and saba accented with a splash of lemon, plus summer gazpacho sippers with avocado crema.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Sharon Tutko
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$70 Per Person
Thu, Jul 25
6 to 8:30 pm

MIND YOUR B'S AND Q'S

The grilling rules of conduct are simple and fun as everyone works together to create a phenomenal meal. Join us on the patio for a hands-on class creating spatchcocked grilled chicken with lemon-rosemary glaze, grilled pork loin with blueberry barbecue sauce, grilled flank steak-cucumber salad with Thai dressing, grilled halibut with watermelon-feta-mint salsa, and grilled zucchini-wrapped shrimp with lemon bagna cauda.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Kitchen Conservatory Chef
Hands-On
$80 Per Person
Thu, Jul 25
6 to 8:30 pm

TOMATO SEASON

One of the most eagerly awaited seasons of the year is when tomatoes are ripe and abundant. Lydia Gwin shares some of her favorite recipes as the class enjoys tomato and tomatillo gazpacho, tomato watermelon caprese salad with arugula pesto, tomato jam crusted cod served with kale-pesto potato salad with macadamia nuts, and green tomato-pineapple chutney served with goat cheese and crackers. #weekday
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Lydia Gwin
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Demonstration
$55 Per Person
Fri, Jul 26
11 am to 1:30 pm

PASTA IS ALWAYS A GOOD IDEA

Spend an evening with the engaging Angela Adrignola and learn the fundamentals of making pasta from kneading and shaping the dough to four classic sauces. This exciting hands-on class will learn to roll and cut pasta to create lemon ricotta ravioli with brown butter sage sauce, pappardelle alla Bolognese, spinach and ricotta cannelloni with vodka sauce, and traditional fettuccine Alfredo.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

This class is offered again on August 24.

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Angela Adrignola
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Fri, Jul 26
6 to 8:30 pm

DATE NIGHT FOR COUPLES: GREEK SUMMER

Join Maria Sakellariou in the kitchen and out at the grill to create a tasty dinner using traditional Greek ingredients. This hands-on class will make lamb and beef soutzoukakia - meatballs with feta and herbs served with sumac Greek yogurt sauce, "spanakopita" crostini, shaved zucchini and tomato salad with feta-herb vinaigrette and toasted pine nuts, grilled whole snapper with lemon-caper-Greek oregano vinaigrette, plus Xinomavro red wine-chocolate cake, served with a glass of Xinomavro wine.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Maria's next Date Night class, My Big, Fat Greek Shrimp Dinner, is available on August 23.

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Maria Sakellariou
Chef
Hands-On
$170 Per Couple
Fri, Jul 26
6:30 to 9 pm

FRIDAY NIGHT FRENCH - BRAISED LAMB

Whether you are ending the week or starting the weekend, join us at the counter for an exquisite evening of French fare. Enjoy chilled potato-leek soup, braised lamb shoulder on white beans, plus elegant l'opera almond cake flavored with coffee and chocolate.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Kitchen Conservatory Chef
Demonstration
$60 Per Person
Fri, Jul 26
6:30 to 9 pm

HEIR AND A PARENT: THRILLED TO PIZZAS

Happiness is a fun morning with Jess Schmidt and a parent, grandparent, or your favorite aunt or uncle making lots of pizza, kiddy sangria, and mixed berry crumb bars with vanilla ice cream for dessert! Learn to make fresh pizza dough, roll it out and create an individual pizza with your favorite toppings, including cheese, veggies, pepperoni, and Italian turkey sausage, and more. This class is designed for children, ages 7 to 11, plus a parent.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Jess Schmidt
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$120 For Parent and Child
Sat, Jul 27
11 am to 1:30 pm

HONG KONG TREASURES

From pot stickers to baos, Jacob Couture shares his secrets for creating delicate Chinese treasures with mouth-watering fillings and well-matched sauces. This hands-on class will make char siu baos and scallion pancakes served with ginger-garlic-Chinese black vinegar sauce, shrimp siu mai with spring onion oil sauce with garlic, pork and cabbage pot stickers with spicy Sichuan peppercorn dumpling sauce, plus Hong Kong egg tarts.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Jacob Couture
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Sat, Jul 27
12 to 2:30 pm

KICK THE CHICKEN BUCKET

It's time to bid farewell to the red and white chicken bucket and learn to make a variety of fried chicken from different regions. This hands-on class with Jeff Friesen will create Southern fried chicken with hot honey, coleslaw, Nashville hot chicken with comeback sauce, plus Korean fried chicken with Korean slaw.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Jeff Friesen
Chef
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Sat, Jul 27
6 to 8:30 pm

DATE NIGHT FOR COUPLES: GRILLING GRATE-NESS

Light up the grill for a fun evening with your partner creating perfect summer fare. This hands-on class with Sean Price will make heirloom tomato bruschetta drizzled with saba, grilled peach and arugula salad with watermelon and sherry vinaigrette topped with toasted pistachios and burrata, sweet soy-garlic marinated and grilled flank steak served on fresh tortillas with chimichurri, crispy grilled potatoes, grilled vegetables, plus grilled peach and ginger crisp topped with fresh whipped cream.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Sean Price
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$160 Per Couple
Sat, Jul 27
6 to 8:30 pm

GIRLS' NIGHT OUT: LOOKING FOR FUN GUYS?

If you know, you know that the best fungi are mushrooms that are nutty, earthy and aromatic. Treat yourself to an evening out with the girls, as the entertaining chef Sharon Tutko creates maitake and oyster mushroom cast iron pizzetta bites with melted havarti and truffle aïoli, porcini-crusted sablefish served over mushroom risotto with roasted asparagus, plus chocolaty reishi mushroom bliss "truffles" with dates and cashews rolled in cacao, and a chambord-vodka sparkler with French lemonade and fresh thyme garnish.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Sharon Tutko
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Demonstration
$60 Per Person
Sat, Jul 27
6:30 to 9 pm

HEIR AND A PARENT: WIZARDS IN THE KITCHEN

Attention all Muggles! Experience the world of Harry Potter and make magic in the kitchen as Amanda Anderson helps you prepare delightful dishes described throughout the J.K. Rowling series, including The Three Broomsticks' butterbeer, ham-and-cheese pasties from the Hogwarts house-elves, Mrs. Weasley's potatoes with béchamel sauce, and Hermoine's dragon wand vegetables with magic sauce. Before you apparate home, you'll make Aunt Petunia's individual berry-pudding trifles. This class is designed for children, ages 7 to 11, plus a parent.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

This class is offered again on September 28.

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Amanda Anderson
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$125 For Parent and Child
Sun, Jul 28
12:30 to 3 pm

LOW COUNTRY SEAFOOD BOIL

Spend a festive afternoon with us creating a traditional low country seafood boil with all the trimmings of the South. This hands-on class will make cheddar-jalapeño buttermilk biscuits with honey butter, grilled corn salad with roasted red peppers and arugula tossed in parmesan-lemon vinaigrette, crab-shrimp-crawfish seafood boil with potatoes and sausage and okra, served with homemade hot sauce and crackers and caper tartar sauce, plus sweet potato pie with marshmallow topping.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$80 Per Person
Sun, Jul 28
12:30 to 3 pm

DATE NIGHT FOR COUPLES: BIG BURRITO NIGHT

Come for the big burritos and stay for the magnificent churro bowls. Spend a magnificent evening in the kitchen with your partner as Rachelle Killian leads the class to make fresh tortilla chips and spicy tomato-jalapeño salsa, paloma cocktails, a giant carne asada burrito with corn and cheese and grilled onions topped with pico de gallo and sour cream and guacamole, refried beans and rice, plus a churro bowl filled with homemade vanilla ice cream.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

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Rachelle Killian
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$140 Per Couple
Sun, Jul 28
5 to 7:30 pm

FIRE UP THE GRILL FOR TACOS

Fire up the grill and discover the secrets for making sensational tacos with taco expert Jeff Friesen. This hands-on class will create grilled chicken tacos with charred chiles, whole grilled fish tacos with fresh pico de gallo, grilled salsa verde, grilled Mexican street corn, and homemade corn tortillas.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Jeff Friesen
Chef
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Sun, Jul 28
5 to 7:30 pm

COOKIE DECORATING FUN FOR SUMMER

Spend an evening of cookie decorating fun with Courtney McKinney where everyone is an artist. The cookies are out of the oven with a variety of shapes perfect for summer. This hands-on class will create beautiful cookies and learn outlining, flooding, wet-on-wet, wet-on-dry techniques with a tipless pastry bag, plus learn to add accents and creating texture with sprinkles, with plenty of time for practice and creating your own designs. Everyone takes home their beautiful cookies.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Upcoming cookie decorating classes include Cookie Decorating Fun for Autumn on August 25, and Cookie Decorating Fun for Halloween on October 6 with Courtney McKinney.

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Courtney McKinney
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Sun, Jul 28
5:30 to 8 pm

A DAY IN THE KITCHEN: BREAD BASKET

Come over to the other side of the counter to master cooking in our special participation classes. For those who are interested in learning more about how to cook, A Day in the Kitchen offers an in-depth mastery of specific culinary arts. These classes are limited to eight people.
Conquer the art of baking delicious yeast breads in this hands-on class that will cover all kinds of delicious, home-baked breads, including baguettes, rolls, pizza, rye, whole-grain, sandwich breads, and delicious cinnamon rolls. The class will make natural starters, sponges, crusty breads, and enriched doughs. Plus, learn how to make the amazing no-knead, slow-rise bread. Each participant will take home sourdough starter. #weekday
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

This class is offered again on October 1.

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Kitchen Conservatory Chef
Hands-On
$175 Per Person
Mon, Jul 29
11 am to 4 pm

FIRED UP FOR GRILLING

Lydia Gwin is ready to get this summer started with exciting dishes on the grill. This hands-on class will make flank steak with chimichurri, pork kabobs with sweet sriracha lime glaze served with apple-celery slaw, spatchcock grilled chicken with Kansas City barbecue dry rub and sauce, plus bacon potato salad with creamy horseradish dressing and calico triple baked beans with beef and bacon.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Lydia Gwin
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$70 Per Person
Mon, Jul 29
6 to 8:30 pm

A MAN AND A PAELLA PAN

Chef Zach Dale, of Robust Wine Bar, knows a thing or two about making incredible paella from years of Robust's "Paella on the Patio" nights. Spend a memorable evening in our kitchen for a hands-on class learning to make paella mixta - a chicken and seafood paella with chorizo and saffron, a vegetarian version of paella, plus baked goat cheese in spicy romesco sauce, garlic marinated shrimp, and sangria.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

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Zach Dale
Chef
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Mon, Jul 29
6 to 8:30 pm

SUMMER ON A PLATE

The bright colors and flavors of summer are abundant in a light, refreshing meal with the accomplished Stephan Ledbetter, starting with avocado toast with fresh radish, orange, dill and sheep's cheese. Enjoy a glass of wine with shaved asparagus and melon salad with crispy prosciutto and lemon vinaigrette, mini gazpacho trio - tomato, cantaloupe, and honeydew, seared scallops in brown butter served with creamy risotto and chimichurri, plus sweet and spicy strawberry-chile panna cotta.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Stephan Ledbetter
Chef
Demonstration
$55 Per Person
Mon, Jul 29
6:30 to 9 pm

THE SCOOP ON GLUTEN-FREE COOKIES

Sharon Tutko shares tips and tricks when working with a variety of gluten-free flours and ingredients and how they contribute to density, lightness and texture. This hands-on class will turn classic cookies into gluten-free versions with chocolatey decadent brownies with dates and almond flour, crunchy triple ginger cookies with a soft, spicy interior, peanut butter-chocolate chip dream cookies made with chickpeas and luscious milk chocolate, easy sweet-tart lemon bars with pistachio shortbread, raspberry jam bars with oats and toasted pecans, plus melt-in-your-mouth snickerdoodles. #weekday
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Sharon Tutko
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Tue, Jul 30
11 am to 1:30 pm

RUSTIC ITALIAN

Mickey Kitterman discovered rustic Italy on his travels to Rome, Pompeii, and Florence, and shares a fitting menu with this hands-on class. Learn to make Sicilian caponata on bruschetta, spinach and ricotta-stuffed ravioli with walnut sauce, crispy pork Milanese with insalata Treviso, plus limoncello mousse.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Mickey Kitterman
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Tue, Jul 30
6 to 8:30 pm

MACARON MANIA - JULY

Jump on the bandwagon and discover why these sweet meringue confections are popping up everywhere! Join the talented Laura Branson for a hands-on class creating perfectly domed and footed sandwich cookies with fun flavor profiles and some pretty embellishing with new flavors every month. Learn to make apple pie macarons with apple pie filling and spiced cream cheese buttercream, cookie dough macarons with cookie dough buttercream topped with mini chocolate chips, plus strawberry lemonade macarons with strawberry buttercream and lemon curd.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Upcoming macaron classes include Macaron Mania - August on August 4 or August 14 with Laura Branson.

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Laura Branson
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Tue, Jul 30
6:30 to 9 pm

COOKING FRESH IN SUMMER

Spend a dynamic and informative late morning in the kitchen with Lydia Gwin using fresh produce in season to create exciting dishes. This hands-on class will make shrimp and corn fritters with roasted poblano sour cream, tomato-tomatillo gazpacho, grilled flank steak served with golden beet-tomato-papaya salad with quinoa and lime-Dijon vinaigrette, plus blueberry-Earl Grey sorbet. #weekday
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Lydia Gwin
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Wed, Jul 31
11 am to 1:30 pm

PEACH PARTY

Luscious and juicy fresh local peaches are abundant in this hands-on class with Matt Sassman, produce manager at Straub’s Town & Country location. Discover their versatility, as the class makes grilled peach panzanella salad with garlic croutons and blue cheese dressed with balsamic vinaigrette, grilled rib-eye steak with peach steak sauce, grilled peach and bacon rice pilaf, plus caramel peach upside-down cake.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Matthew Sassman
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Wed, Jul 31
6 to 8:30 pm

MOROCCAN BAKING WITH SEMOLINA

Give a warm welcome to Zohra Zaimi, as she shares her expertise and passion for baking with semolina creating baked goods she learned from her mother and grandmother in her native Morocco. This hands-on class will make baghrir - traditional Moroccan spongy semolina pancakes served with honey and butter, Moroccan harcha - a semolina pan-fried flatbread with thyme and sesame seeds, and semolina coconut cookies. Enjoy these treats with a lovely presentation with Zohra's artisanal teapot of Moroccan green tea with fresh mint and orange blossom water.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Zohra Zaimi
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$60 Per Person
Wed, Jul 31
6 to 8:30 pm

PRAISES FOR PUFF PASTRY

If we are not making puff pastry from scratch, the Dufour all-butter puff pastry is our favorite time-saving kitchen hack. Enjoy an array of delicious and crispy appetizers - manchego-orange marmalade bouchées, pesto pinwheels, prosciutto-gruyère palmiers, fig and goat cheese chausson, butternut squash-ricotta jalousie, cheddar-chorizo straws, and beef-mushroom pithiviers.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Kitchen Conservatory Chef
Demonstration
$55 Per Person
Wed, Jul 31
6:30 to 9 pm

THE APPRENTICE CHEF: BUILD-A-TACO

For aspiring chefs, children ages 7 to 11. Spend an unforgettable time in the kitchen with taco dynamo Jeff Friesen making corn tortillas from scratch along with all the components of a great taco. This hands-on class will prepare Mexican shredded beef, griddled chicken, fresh guacamole, shredded cheese, diced tomatoes, and chopped lettuce for the students to create their own mix-and-match tacos.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Jeff Friesen
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On for Apprentice Chefs
$55 Per Child
Thu, Aug 1
11 am to 1 pm

WOK TO THE BEAT OF YOUR OWN CHOPSTICKS

Spend a sizzling evening creating your own personalized stir-fry in the wok with one of our homemade sauces - sweet and sour, Szechuan, spicy garlic, brown, or hoisin-hot bean paste sauce. This hands-on class will choose from a variety of proteins, including beef, chicken, pork, and seafood; then prepare a beautiful array of aromatics and vegetables to mix and match, and use the wok to create a quick and delicious meal served with white rice and golden fried rice.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Kitchen Conservatory Chef
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Thu, Aug 1
6 to 8:30 pm

BAGELS - A HOLE LOT OF YUM

Jump in - the water is fine! Spend the evening with Marci Boland, and learn the process for creating delicious bagels. This hands-on class will learn to make plain bagels, sesame bagels, everything bagels, and enjoy with a variety of toppings including cream cheese, avocado, tomatoes, onions, capers, and salt and pepper.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Marci Boland
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Thu, Aug 1
6 to 8:30 pm

THAT'S A WRAP!

Create an explosion of flavors with food wrapped in dough, rice paper, cabbage and lettuce. This hands-on class with Sharon Tutko will make ginger-garlic beef wrapped in napa cabbage garnished with a cloud of puffed rice bean thread served with hoisin sauce, ground chicken-scallion lettuce wraps with cilantro and spicy nuoc cham sauce, shrimp and mango summer rolls with vermicelli and sweet-chile dipping sauce, deep-fried shiitake mushroom and leek spring rolls with tamari-mint dipping sauce, plus pork and ginger pot stickers with spicy sesame dipping sauce.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Sharon Tutko
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Fri, Aug 2
6 to 8:30 pm

DATE NIGHT FOR COUPLES: TACO 'BOUT GRILLING

Everyone is talking about an evening on the patio at the grill to make sensational tacos with taco expert Jeff Friesen. This hands-on class for couples will create grilled chicken tacos with charred chiles, whole grilled fish tacos with fresh pico de gallo, grilled salsa verde, grilled Mexican street corn, homemade corn tortillas, plus a seasonal margarita.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Jeff Friesen
Chef
Hands-On
$140 Per Couple
Fri, Aug 2
6 to 8:30 pm

SCHOOL OF SALMON

Matt Borchardt takes you to school with three different ways to prepare the versatile salmon. Enjoy smoked salmon cakes with pickled red onion and Old Bay aïoli, spinach salad with crispy salmon topped with sunflower seeds and golden raisins and sherry vinaigrette, oven roasted salmon with white wine butter sauce served with warm couscous salad and fried onions, plus Key lime pie with vanilla bean whipped cream.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Matthew Borchardt
Chef
Demonstration
$65 Per Person
Fri, Aug 2
6:30 to 9 pm

HEIR AND A PARENT: CRANK OUT THE PASTA

Feeling cranky? Roll up your sleeves for an energetic morning cranking out pasta dough with Mathew Unger and his 14-year-old daughter, Kallie. This hands-on class will make toasted ravioli, an Italian salad, homemade fettuccine with meatballs in red sauce, plus chocolate waffles and vanilla ice cream. This class is designed for children, ages 7 to 11, plus a parent.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Mathew Unger
Chef
Hands-On
$120 For Parent and Child
Sat, Aug 3
10 am to 12:30 pm

CHINESE DUMPLINGS

Master the art of filling and forming and cooking delicious Chinese dumplings, as this class enjoys steamed shrimp siu mai, chicken pot stickers, pork-filled won tons for soup, char siu pork steamed buns, vegetarian spring rolls, and crab rangoon made with real crabmeat. The dumplings will be served with a variety of dipping sauces, such as sweet chile, lime-soy caramel, black vinegar-scallion, plum, and peanut sauces.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Kitchen Conservatory Chef
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Sat, Aug 3
10:30 am to 1 pm

FRENCH FARE - BOUILLABAISSE ET ROUILLE

Chef Mickey Kitterman shares his passion for the techniques of classic French cookery with attention to detail to create a superb afternoon lunch with a new menu each month. Enjoy bouillabaisse - the king of fish soups that starts with the perfect stock flavored with anise and tomato and saffron using six varieties of fish and shellfish poached in the stock with potatoes and carrots to create a seafood feast in a bowl. This will be served with a traditional accompaniment of croutons and rouille - toasted French bread with a roasted red pepper aïoli, plus lemon ice cream with raspberry sauce.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Mickey Kitterman
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Demonstration
$55 Per Person
Sat, Aug 3
11 am to 1:30 pm

THE INSIDE SCOOP ON AN INDIAN KITCHEN

Lily Sugathan loves to share ingredients that are common in her Indian kitchen, but likely to be unique in a non-Asian kitchen, starting with sabudana khichdi - a popular appetizer with tapioca pearls, whole spices, roasted peanuts, potatoes and fresh curry leaves. This hands-on class will create methi malai chicken - a luxurious Mughlai dish with fresh fenugreek simmered in a rich creamy curry, kohra ki kheeti meethi subzi - a spicy and sweet dry curry dish with pumpkin, kaddu ka raita - a refreshing raita with bottle gourd and yogurt, nutrela pulao - a basmati rice dish with onions and soya nuggets, radish leaf daal cooked with tomatoes and ginger and whole spices, radish-mustard seed salad, plus makhana ka kheer - a sweet pudding with fox nuts and dried fruit.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Lily Sugathan
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Sat, Aug 3
6 to 8:30 pm

SUNDAY FUNDAY: YOGA BRUNCH

Join certified yoga instructor Devon Drag for a one-hour gentle but energizing all-levels yoga class in our kitchen. Please note the class is BYOM (bring your own mat!). Then, roll up your mats and head to the stovetop to create a nourishing brunch as this hands-on class makes BLT crostinis with bourbon brown sugar-glazed bacon, roasted tomatoes and homemade ranch spread, savory goat cheese and dill Dutch baby dressed with watercress, summer spinach-arugula salad with blackberries and nectarines tossed in nectarine-sherry vinaigrette topped with toasted almonds, plus rustic strawberry cornmeal cake, and a bubbly French Blonde gin-grapefruit Taylor Swift-inspired cocktail with Lillet Blanc, elderberry liqueur and champagne. #healthy
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Devon Drag
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$80 Per Person
Sun, Aug 4
10:30 am to 1:30 pm

HEIR AND A PARENT: READY FOR IT, SWIFTIES?

Mother and daughter Swifties Rachel and Elyza Sarino welcome you with "It's Me, Hi" for an afternoon of making the whole place "shimmer". Learn to make "We are never ever getting back together" hummus with "13" veggie dippers, "You need to calm down" panko-crusted chicken tenders with "Sweet like honey" mustard dipping sauce, cheeseburger sliders "In the getaway car", "Shake it off" cookie dough milkshakes, plus "Karma is" an orange chai cookie. You are welcome to dress in your favorite era and bring and trade friendship bracelets. This class is designed for children, ages 7 to 11, plus a parent.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

This class is offered again on September 22.

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Rachel Sarino
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$125 For Parent and Child
Sun, Aug 4
12 to 2:30 pm

DATE NIGHT FOR COUPLES: SEND GNUDIS

No photos will be exchanged during this playful date night with chef Stephan Ledbetter, as he introduces gnocchi's spicy cousin, gnudi, made with homemade ricotta and horseradish. This hands-on class will create whipped lemon ricotta and spiced honey bruschetta, root vegetable salad with creamy ricotta and oranges topped with dill dressing and candied pecans, gnudi served with caprese-style salad and sautéed scallops, plus macerated fresh berries with hand-whipped cream.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Stephan Ledbetter
Chef
Hands-On
$150 Per Couple
Sun, Aug 4
5 to 7:30 pm

TAKE A BAO

Kudos will be abundant as this hands-on class learns to make baos - Chinese warm, soft steamed buns filled with flavorful fillings. Join us to create Chinese barbecue pork baos, ground pork and herb baos, baos filled with curried chicken and peas, spicy chorizo and chihuahua cheese baos, vegetarian shiitake-bok choy baos, plus dipping sauces of sweet chile and black vinegar.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Kitchen Conservatory Chef
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Sun, Aug 4
5 to 7:30 pm

MACARON MANIA - AUGUST

Jump on the bandwagon and discover why these sweet meringue confections are popping up everywhere! Join the talented Laura Branson for a hands-on class creating perfectly domed and footed sandwich cookies with fun flavor profiles and some pretty embellishing with new flavors every month. Learn to make chocolate buttercream macarons with chocolate ganache centers, salted caramel macarons with salted caramel buttercream, plus triple berry macarons with berry buttercream and "jumbleberry" jam.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Laura Branson
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Sun, Aug 4
5:30 to 8 pm

KILLIAN IT WITH PASTRIES - CRACKERS. CAKE. CUSTARD.

Treat yourself to a bit of laughter and some great treats, as Rachelle Killian slays sweet and savory pastries in a fun monthly series. Enjoy "everything bagel" crackers with chive cream cheese dip, peach upside-down cake, plus strawberry-rhubarb custard tart with a sweet pâte sucre crust. #weekday
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Rachelle Killian
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Demonstration
$45 Per Person
Mon, Aug 5
11 am to 1:30 pm

NUTS ABOUT VEGAN

Spend a fascinating evening in the kitchen with Lisa Buchmeier creating a vegan spread transforming nuts in creative ways. This hands-on class will make crêpes Florentine with cashew "ricotta", walnut "chorizo" tacos with ancho-pepita pesto served with black beans and cilantro-coconut rice, plus mini pumpkin pecan pies with gingersnap crust and Amaretto "cream", and a fresh pineapple piña colada. #healthy
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Lisa Buchmeier
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Mon, Aug 5
6 to 8:30 pm

GRILL AND CHILL

Spend a relaxing evening at the grill adding extra depth of flavor for a delicious summer meal and refreshing dessert. This hands-on class with Sharon Tutko will create wasabi plum-glazed shrimp skewers with bacon, a bright Caesar salad with charred corn and cheesy garlic bread, cherry wood smoke-roasted spatchcocked chicken, Tuscan grilled vegetables with cannellini and fried sage purée, plus piña colada grilled pineapple with homemade macadamia nut ice cream.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Sharon Tutko
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Mon, Aug 5
6 to 8:30 pm

THE SUSHI COUNTER

Step up to our counter and give a big welcome to Adam LaViolette as he shares his expertise in the art of sushi making. This hands-on class will learn the techniques to create salmon nigiri with aburi shio koji - salmon sliced and shaped over rice then brushed with a shio koji nikiri and flame seared, shiitake gunkan seasoned with yuzu kosho - sautéed shiitakes in a boat-shaped ball of sushi rice banded with a nori strip, spicy tuna futomaki with spicy miso seasoning, crab-avocado-cucumber uramaki - an inside-out roll with sesame seeds, and broccolini goma-ae tamaki - a hand roll filled with blanched broccolini tossed in creamy sesame dressing.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Adam LaViolette
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$80 Per Person
Mon, Aug 5
6:30 to 9 pm

SALT, FAT, ACID, HEAT - SUMMER EDITION

Samin Nosrat's Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat: Mastering The Elements of Good Cooking with wonderful illustrations by Wendy MacNaughton can be found on nearly every chef and avid home cook's bookshelves. It explores the world's cuisines and unites the universal use of four elements. Lydia Gwin shares some of her favorites as the class enjoys a little gem salad with honey mustard vinaigrette, luscious chicken pot pie with an all-butter crust served with a bright cabbage slaw, plus bittersweet chocolate pudding. #weekday
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Lydia Gwin
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Demonstration
$55 Per Person
Tue, Aug 6
11 am to 1:30 pm

SOURDOUGH BREAD

If the thought of freshly baked sourdough bread makes you weak in the knees, join bread baker Melissa Clendenin with step-by-step instructions for successful bread with intoxicating flavors. This hands-on class will learn how to maintain and refresh the starter and test for ripeness, discover how to fold and shape the dough along with using rising vessels, and learn the benefits of the overnight fermentation method with detailed instructions for resting and rising periods and scoring the bread tops. Learn how to make Melissa's master sourdough recipe and incorporate different inclusions into your bread with Melissa’s choices of dried fruit, nuts, seeds, citrus zest, olives, jalapeños, cheese, and sun-dried tomatoes. Each participant will take home sourdough starter. #weekday
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

This class is offered again on September 17.

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Melissa Clendenin
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Tue, Aug 6
11 am to 2 pm

MASA TO MI CASA - HOT TAMALES

Spend a thoroughly exciting evening in the kitchen with Mickey Kitterman creating an a"maize"ing variety of tamales and a margarita. This hands-on class will make pork tamales with tomatillo salsa wrapped in banana leaves, chipotle chicken tamales with smoky roasted tomato salsa wrapped in corn husks, and mango-cream cheese tamales with tequila-infused strawberry sauce, plus Mexican street corn.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Mickey Kitterman
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Tue, Aug 6
6 to 8:30 pm

FALLING FOR WHOLE RED SNAPPER

Spend the evening with the charming scientist Adjo Honsou, owner of Fufu n' Sauce food truck and a contestant on Season 3 of The Great American Recipe on PBS, as she prepares West African cuisine. Enjoy the techniques Adjo uses to prepare whole red snapper seasoned with curry and spices and deep-fried to a crispy golden brown topped with parsley and green onions served with au jus de tomate and white rice, yam chips with pepper dipping sauce, plus their famous hibiscus tea brewed in-house with hibiscus leaves imported from Togo, West Africa and sweetened with cane sugar.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Adjo Honsou
Culinary Educator
Demonstration
$55 Per Person
Tue, Aug 6
6:30 to 9 pm

THE APPRENTICE CHEF: BAKING BOOTCAMP

For aspiring chefs, children ages 7 to 11. Spend three exciting days in the kitchen with Marci Boland learning everything about sweet and savory baking from cupcakes to cobbler, omelets to chicken tenders, and so much more! The kitchen is going to heat up with peach and blueberry cobbler, bacon and cheese oven omelet, mandarin orange cake, old-fashioned giant sugar cookies, peanut butter cup brownies, sausage and cheese pastry puffs, pineapple carrot muffins, overnight French toast soufflé, crunchy potato chip baked chicken tenders, toasted marshmallow cupcakes, homemade goldfish crackers, and baked double chocolate donuts.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Marci Boland
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On for Apprentice Chefs
$165 Per Child
Wed, Aug 7
10 am to 12 pm
Thu, Aug 8
10 am to 12 pm
Fri, Aug 9
10 am to 12 pm

SO GOOD YOU CANNOLI IMAGINE

Explore the art of cannoli making from crispy shells to irresistible creamy fillings and crunchy garnishes. Join food and travel aficionado, chef Bob Colosimo of Eleven Eleven Mississippi, who loves to share his skills for Italian cuisine. This hands-on class will learn to form and fry vanilla and chocolate cannoli shells, and make an assortment of fillings starting with house made ricotta cheese with a variety of flavorings and additions including chocolate chips and citrus. Learn to pipe the filling into the cannoli ends and finish with your choice of garnishes from toasted chopped pistachios, candied orange, cherries, and lemon zest to mini chocolate chips.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

This class is offered again on November 6.

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Bob Colosimo
Chef
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Wed, Aug 7
6 to 8:30 pm

A SEINFELD STATE OF MIND

No matter what New York City food purveyor, real or created, visited by the likes of Seinfeld, Elaine, George, and Kramer, the food moments from the much acclaimed series were epic. Join Lydia Gwin in a hands-on class to create some of the favorites, including Elaine's big salad (cobb salad with bacon vinaigrette), "no soup for you" cream of mushroom soup eaten with "these pretzels are making me thirsty" German-style pretzels, Steinbrenner's "I got eggplant on my mind" pepperoni-eggplant calzones, Kenny Rodgers' roasted chicken and the "vile weed" broccoli, plus "look to the cookie" black and white cookies.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Lydia Gwin
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Wed, Aug 7
6 to 8:30 pm

WHACK THE KNIFE!

Master the knife, the most essential kitchen tool, and how to select the right knife for the right job as this knife skills class learns how to efficiently chop onions and other vegetables in this participation class that also teaches how to use and how to maintain and sharpen knives. Plus, learn how to use a boning knife on raw and roasted chicken, the difference between cleavers, and the best knife for slicing crusty bread as the class enjoys chicken panzanella salad and sliced devil's food cake for dessert. Bring your own knives (limit 3 knives per person) to class for free overnight sharpening! Participants will also receive 20% off all in-store regularly-priced knives on the day of class.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Kitchen Conservatory Chef
Hands-On
$50 Per Person
Wed, Aug 7
6:30 to 9 pm

MODERN SAUCES

Herbs, citrus, olive oil, and yogurt are the keys to creating modern sauces for vibrant and more intense flavors as the perfect addition to stunning dishes. This hands-on class with Mickey Kitterman creates Argentine cowboy rib-eye steaks with lemon-oregano chimichurri, grilled feta-brined chicken breast with Greek herb tzatziki, Malaysian sambal halibut with hot peppers and coconut milk and ginger roasted in banana leaf packages, deep-fried Brussels sprouts salad with Moroccan preserved lemon vinaigrette. plus kataif nests filled with mascarpone and strawberries in rosewater syrup.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Mickey Kitterman
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$75 Per Person
Thu, Aug 8
6 to 8:30 pm

CULINARY ADVENTURES: HAWAII

Travel enthusiast and advisor Lydia Gwin shares her culinary adventures to some of the most beautiful and inspiring places in the world with tales of adventure and a taste of local culture. Enjoy a taste of Hawaii as Lydia prepares vanilla-garam masala spiced shrimp with lilikoi (passion fruit) crostini, Hawaiian huli huli chicken and Portuguese sausage served with pineapple coleslaw and rice, plus ube mochi pancakes and a Princess Kaiulani pineapple-gin cocktail. Lydia shares sample treats from Hawaii - chocolates from Maui, salts harvested in Hawaii, and li hing - a dried plum-coated local candy.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Lydia Gwin
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Demonstration
$65 Per Person
Thu, Aug 8
6:30 to 9 pm

A DAY IN THE KITCHEN: BEEF

Come over to the other side of the counter to master cooking in our special participation classes. For those who are interested in learning more about how to cook, A Day in the Kitchen offers an in-depth mastery of specific culinary arts. These classes are limited to eight people.
Calling all carnivores! This in-depth participation class will show everything you need to know about selecting, preparing, and cooking all different cuts of beef. Start with a lesson on butchery, then return to the kitchen to cook beef high-and-fast, low-and-slow, plus grilling, smoking, and barbecuing lots of steaks. Participants are invited to park at 9:00 am at Kitchen Conservatory and walk one block east to Baumann's Fine Meats, 8829 Manchester Road, for a butchery demonstration and to select the beef cuts. #weekday
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Kitchen Conservatory Chef
Hands-On
$250 Per Person
Fri, Aug 9
10 am to 3 pm

DATE NIGHT FOR COUPLES: MY CHIP HAS COME IN

The wait is over! Come on in and join Sharon Tutko for an adventurous evening in the kitchen creating a fiesta of dishes. This hands-on class will make chile con queso and chunky guacamole with fresh tortilla chips, camarones borrachos - drunken shrimp, baked chiles rellenos with cheese and roasted corn topped with cilantro lime crema, classic Caesar salad with garlicky croutons, plus mango sorbet with tequila and lime.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Sharon Tutko
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$160 Per Couple
Fri, Aug 9
6 to 8:30 pm

A TASTE OF KENYA

Give a warm welcome to Faiza Muhambi, as she shares her authentic Swahilian cuisine that is eaten in every Kenyan household. Enjoy and experience ugali - a cooked maize served as a stiff porridge good for dipping in stews or used as a spoon to eat with your hands, sukuma wiki - a Swahili phrase "to push the week" - a meal of beef cooked with tomatoes and onions with cilantro, and collard greens with onions and red bell pepper seasoned with a Kenyan seasoning blend, plus mahamri - a yeasted beignet with cardamom.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Faiza Muhambi
Culinary Educator
Demonstration
$55 Per Person
Fri, Aug 9
6:30 to 9 pm

HEIR AND A PARENT: BITS AND PIZZAS

Join Laura Branson in the kitchen for a delightful morning creating individual pizzas to share with your favorite adult. This hands-on class will make gooey fried mozzarella sticks with dipping sauce, pizza with your choice of toppings including homemade pizza sauce, freshly grated cheese, pepperoni, veggies, caramelized onions, and delicious prosciutto. Finish with a soft oatmeal cookie crust "pizza" topped with caramel, chocolate chips, M&Ms and drizzled with white chocolate. This class is designed for children, ages 7 to 11, plus a parent.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Laura Branson
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$120 For Parent and Child
Sat, Aug 10
10:30 am to 1 pm

CAKE DECORATING WITH EDIBLE PAPER FLOWERS

Learn the techniques of creating a buttercream covered cake with the talented Maria Ines Goncalves then adding show-stopping elements of edible paper flowers. The buttercream frosting is already made and the six-inch one-layer cakes are out of the oven and ready to decorate. This hands-on class will learn how to create a level cake, crumb coat and frost the cake with a flawless finish like a pro. Learn to create stunning wafer paper flowers and paint them for a realistic effect. Each student will take home their decorated cake.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Maria Ines Goncalves
Pastry Chef
Hands-On
$75 Per Person
Sat, Aug 10
11 am to 1:30 pm

DATE NIGHT FOR COUPLES: BOURBON IS WHISKEY BUSINESS

The kitchen lights up with fun and laughter as this date night class joins Devon Drag to create flavor-packed dishes with bourbon as an ingredient, starting with BLT crostinis with bourbon brown sugar-glazed bacon, roasted tomatoes and homemade ranch spread. This hands-on class will make romaine-apple-red onion salad with gorgonzola and candied pecans topped with whiskey vinaigrette, spice rubbed pork loin roast with a bourbon reduction, succotash with bacon and maple bourbon brown butter, plus flourless chocolate bourbon brownies with vanilla ice cream and bourbon caramel sauce, and The Big Texan bourbon-grapefruit cocktail.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

This class is offered again on September 8.

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Devon Drag
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$170 Per Couple
Sat, Aug 10
6 to 8:30 pm

A DAY IN THE KITCHEN: PASTA WORKSHOP

Come over to the other side of the counter to master cooking in our special participation classes. For those who are interested in learning more about how to cook, A Day in the Kitchen offers an in-depth mastery of specific culinary arts. These classes are limited to eight people.
Spend the day perfecting the art of Italian pasta dough. This hands-on class with Rachelle Killian will learn to make a variety of fresh noodle shapes, including fettuccine, angel hair, pappardelle, ravioli, tortellini, agnolotti, cannelloni, and cavatelli, plus potato gnocchi and the amazing Venetian-style lasagna. The pastas will be sauced with Bolognese, puttanesca, carbonara, Alfredo, brown butter, and lemon sauces.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

This class is offered again on October 21.

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Rachelle Killian
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$175 Per Person
Sun, Aug 11
11 am to 4 pm

CHILI, CHILE, CHURRO

Join Sheri Doe for a hands-on class using chiles for some South of the border heat plus a smoked and spicy pomegranate margarita. Learn to make green chili with charred Anaheim peppers and seasoned pork served with hand made light and fluffy flour tortillas, chiles rellenos with beef and cheese stuffed poblano peppers, and crisp cinnamon-sugar dusted churros served with espresso hot fudge.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Sheri Doe
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Sun, Aug 11
12 to 2:30 pm

NOVEL CUISINE: WILD, TAMED, LOST, REVIVED

Wild, Tamed, Lost, Revived: The Surprising Story of Apples in the South is an interesting look into the history of apples in the South with unexpected details and characters by Diane Flynt, who interweaves her story as a cider maker. As the class discusses the book, they will enjoy Waldorf salad with apple cider vinegar and apple chips, pork chops with onions and apple sauce, apple pie, and apple cider.
Novel Cuisine is a culinary book club for food lovers that read the book in advance and includes novels, memoirs, histories, science and politics -- all with food as a central theme. The books for Novel Cuisine are available at Kitchen Conservatory. Come to one or as many of these classes as you like! Novel Cuisine started in our kitchen in 2006 and our readers and food lovers have discussed nearly 200 books! We love to hear from our students what books they want to read!
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Kitchen Conservatory Chef
Demonstration
$45 Per Person
Sun, Aug 11
1 to 3:30 pm

DATE NIGHT FOR COUPLES: LIFE IS A CABERNET

Learn to cook with the wonderful flavors of wine in this sumptuous hands-on class with Mickey Kitterman. The class designed for couples will prepare mushroom-red pepper salad with red wine vinaigrette, oven-roasted beef tenderloin with roasted red grape wine sauce, homemade ricotta ravioli with chardonnay cream sauce, roasted asparagus, plus fabulous chocolate cake with ganache and cabernet-poached pears -- all enjoyed with a glass of red wine.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Mickey Kitterman
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$160 Per Couple
Sun, Aug 11
5 to 7:30 pm

HEIR AND A PARENT: SUSHI - JUST ROLL WITH IT

It is okay to play with your food in this fun hands-on sushi class with the talented Rohan Sarino. Learn to make sushi rice using three different cooking vessels, use a sushi mat, work with sticky rice, and choose your own ingredients including tuna and salmon to create sushi rolls, inside-out rolls and nigiri-style sushi. Rohan shares his secrets to making spicy sriracha mayo. This class is designed for children, ages 7 to 11, plus a parent.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Rohan Sarino
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$125 For Parent and Child
Sun, Aug 11
5:30 to 8 pm

THE APPRENTICE CHEF: CREATING TREATS BOOTCAMP

For aspiring chefs, children ages 7 to 11. Spend three exciting days in the kitchen with Lydia Gwin learning everything about baking cookies, cake, pizza, pretzels, and hand pies. This hands-on class will learn to build their own cookie base and personalize it with a choice of fixings, build their own monster cakes with yellow and chocolate cakes transforming them with Swiss buttercream frosting, plus a day of savory baking with a mini pizza party with pretzels and dipping sauce, plus mini jam-filled hand pies for dessert.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

The Apprentice Chef: Baking Bootcamp - a 3-day class for children, ages 7 to 11, is available from August 7 through August 9.

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Lydia Gwin
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On for Apprentice Chefs
$165 Per Child
Mon, Aug 12
1 to 4 pm
Tue, Aug 13
1 to 4 pm
Wed, Aug 14
1 to 4 pm

CZECH IT OUT! HOT KOLACHES!

Join Sheri Doe for an exciting evening making kolaches -- a Czech-style pastry made of delicious brioche-like dough filled with sweet and savory ingredients. This hands-on class will learn to make the kolache dough and use it for a variety of sweet and savory kolaches, including apricot-mango kolaches, cherry-vanilla bean kolaches, Philly beef cheese steak kolaches with grilled peppers and onion and Monterey Jack cheese, plus spicy Buffalo chicken kolaches with blue cheese.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Sheri Doe
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Mon, Aug 12
6 to 8:30 pm

HOOKED ON FISH TACOS

Spend a fun evening making seafood tacos and homemade corn tortillas with sauces and salsas, plus ceviche and a seasonal margarita with taco expert Jeff Friesen. This hands-on class will create Baja fish tacos with Baja sauce, and blackened catfish tacos with tartar sauce.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Jeff Friesen
Chef
Hands-On
$70 Per Person
Mon, Aug 12
6 to 8:30 pm

DOWN HOME NEW ORLEANS

St. Louis gained the skillful talents of Louisiana native Josh Galliano almost 19 years ago and he continues to share his passion for classic New Orleans cuisine. Enjoy his expertise with some of his favorites - shrimp ravigote, chicken and andouille gumbo, crawfish étouffée smothered catfish, plus sweet potato-pecan pie.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Joshua Galliano
Chef
Demonstration
$55 Per Person
Mon, Aug 12
6:30 to 9 pm

TRAVELS WITH TUTKO - TAOS

Back in the day, Sharon Tutko was an adventure-seeking young woman with chef knives eager to experience the world. Most of those things still ring true as she shares the significant food that is still part of her life in this monthly series. From Taos, New Mexico, where Sharon loved to ski in the winter, hike in the summer, and enjoy a spa day, she prepares simple, nourishing and elegant food. Enjoy whipped black bean-cotija dip with toasted cumin served with baked tortillas and crudités, charred romaine-kale-avocado salad with cucumbers and cherry tomatoes dressed with Green Goddess, Hatch chile corn bisque wit diver scallops and spice-roasted peanuts, plus avocado ice cream with toasted coconut and piñon, and a classic margarita with fresh squeezed citrus and blanco tequila. #weekday
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Sharon Tutko
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Demonstration
$55 Per Person
Tue, Aug 13
11 am to 1:30 pm

SASSY SAUCES

One of Joe Herbert's most requested classes, sauce-making is a key to fine cuisine. Joe will provide step-by-step directions in making extraordinary sauces! Join him in this hands-on class preparing beef tenderloin medallions with cognac-roquefort sauce, roasted chicken with morel sauce, scallops with shallot beurre blanc, and trout amandine.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Joe Herbert
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$70 Per Person
Tue, Aug 13
6 to 8:30 pm

WHAT’S THE BIG CURRY?

Slow down and spend an evening with the talented Jacob Couture creating four distinctive global curries. This hands-on class will make Singapore spicy chicken curry puffs, Indian chickpea coconut curry with cashews with an intense ginger and garam masala curry, kare raisu curry with chicken - a hardy Japanese comfort classic, seared curry tofu with garlic and grilled Chinese leeks, plus Thai sticky rice with mangoes.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Jacob Couture
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Tue, Aug 13
6 to 8:30 pm

IF YOU KNEW SUSHI

It is always a delight to have Thai native and sushi chef Jay Dedkhad, of Ocha Thai and Japanese, in our kitchens creating beautiful and delectable sushi, in one of our most popular classes. Using the freshest fish and other beautiful ingredients, this hands-on class will master the art of rolling and forming a variety of lavish and enticing sushi.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Jay Dedkhad
Chef
Hands-On
$80 Per Person
Tue, Aug 13
6:30 to 9 pm

MACARON MANIA - AUGUST

Jump on the bandwagon and discover why these sweet meringue confections are popping up everywhere! Join the talented Laura Branson for a hands-on class creating perfectly domed and footed sandwich cookies with fun flavor profiles and some pretty embellishing with new flavors every month. Learn to make chocolate buttercream macarons with chocolate ganache centers, salted caramel macarons with salted caramel buttercream, plus triple berry macarons with berry buttercream and "jumbleberry" jam. #weekday
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Laura Branson
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Wed, Aug 14
12 to 2:30 pm

THESE PIES ARE DOUBLE THE FUN

If a perfectly tender and flaky crust is the key to a successful pie, then these double-crusted pies will receive twice the accolades. Join us for a hands-on class learning the secrets to rolling out the dough and making delicious fillings to create peach pie, blueberry pie, apple pie, and cherry pie.

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Kitchen Conservatory Chef
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Wed, Aug 14
6 to 8:30 pm

I DID IT ALL FOR THE GNOCCHI

Satisfy your fervor for the tantalizing features of soft and delicate gnocchi paired with enticing sauces, as this hands-on class joins Mickey Kitterman to create four different versions. Learn to make potato gnocchi al forno - baked with fontina and porcini and cream, Lidia's ricotta gnocchi with Contessa parmesan-prosciutto cream sauce with basil and pignoli, butternut squash gnocchi with sage brown butter sauce, plus spinach gnocchi with Italian sausage and tomatoes.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Mickey Kitterman
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Wed, Aug 14
6 to 8:30 pm

JAN AND MATT DISH IT OUT

Spend an evening enjoying the mutual trust and camaraderie between friends Jan Reid and Matt Sassman as they flex their culinary muscles to create a keep-it-simple meal with each dish using one pot, pan, or skillet, and maybe a bowl. Take a seat at the counter as they amuse you with their banter and prepare butternut squash soup with toasted pumpkin seeds, roasted broccoli salad with bacon and parmesan tossed in miso Caesar dressing topped with crispy panko breadcrumbs, sautéed and oven-braised tender Moroccan chicken with spicy tomato sauce served with rice pilaf, plus melon granita.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Matt Sassman and Jan Reid
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Demonstration
$65 Per Person
Wed, Aug 14
6:30 to 9 pm

INDIAN FLATBREADS AND CURRY

Discover why flatbreads are not all alike in a fun hands-on class with Lily Sugathan creating three typical breads that are made almost daily in an Indian household along with dishes to accompany them. Learn to make deep-fried kachori, spiced potato-stuffed aloo paratha, and leavened kulcha, served with matar - white pea curry cooked in spices, rase wale aloo - potato curry in tangy tomato sauce, jeera dahi - spiced yogurt with cumin seeds, and onion and tamatar ka - a tangy onion-tomato salad with ginger and fresh coriander, plus cardamom-pistachio kulfi. #vegetarian #healthy
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Lily Sugathan
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Thu, Aug 15
6 to 8:30 pm

FROM FARFALLE TO FETTUCCINE

Spend an evening with the talented Sheri Doe and learn to roll out pasta, form bow-tie farfalle shapes, cut long strands of fettuccine, and fill and shape ravioli. This hands-on class will make beef ravioli with a creamy garlic-spinach smoky three-cheese Alfredo sauce, farfalle with sun-dried tomato pesto, and fettuccine with brown butter tomato sauce.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Sheri Doe
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Thu, Aug 15
6 to 8:30 pm

A CELEBRATION FOR JULIA CHILD

In tribute to what would have been the 112th birthday of Julia Child, we have gathered some of our favorite recipes in celebration of the woman who inspired us with French cuisine. Enjoy a celebratory dinner with potato-proscuitto-St. Nectaire cheese pastries, shrimp and fennel-stuffed tomatoes topped with béarnaise sauce, plus cognac soufflé with brandied peaches.

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Kitchen Conservatory Chef
Demonstration
$55 Per Person
Thu, Aug 15
6:30 to 9 pm

ALL THINGS MEDITERRANEAN

Spend a lively evening creating Mediterranean fare with the skillful chef Stephan Ledbetter. This hands-on class will learn the art of making falafel served with pita, the secrets to a well-balanced tabbouleh salad, then make Mediterranean chicken kabobs with saffron rice and batata harra - spicy Lebanese potatoes, plus lemon cream pavlova with berries.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

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Stephan Ledbetter
Chef
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Fri, Aug 16
6 to 8:30 pm

DATE NIGHT FOR COUPLES: TAKE ME TO THE CASBAH

Explore the exotic flavors of Casablanca and Marrakech, as this hands-on class joins Zohra Zaimi to learn authentic Moroccan cooking. Learn to make chicken Marrakech tanjiya with preserved lemon and garlic and olives using Zohra's tanjiya pot - a tall, jug-like clay pot, carrot salad with Moroccan chermoula, loubia - a white bean stew, plus Moroccan meskouta - a lemon cake.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Zohra Zaimi
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$140 Per Couple
Fri, Aug 16
6 to 8:30 pm

GIRLS' NIGHT OUT: GINGER IS A ROOT AWAKENING

Sharon Tutko will have the ladies applauding as she shares her passion for ginger and the vibrant zing it adds to every dish it touches. Enjoy glazed shrimp with ginger and mint, ginger and tamari-glazed pork tenderloin, roasted broccoli and shiitake salad with chopped vermicelli tossed with chile crunch and orange-ginger vinaigrette, plus ginger-molasses chews, and a Moscow Mule with mint and ginger.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Sharon Tutko
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Demonstration
$60 Per Person
Fri, Aug 16
6:30 to 9 pm

HEIR AND A PARENT: THRILLED TO PIZZAS

Happiness is a fun morning with Jess Schmidt and a parent, grandparent, or your favorite aunt or uncle making lots of pizza, kiddy sangria, and mixed berry crumb bars with vanilla ice cream for dessert! Learn to make fresh pizza dough, roll it out and create an individual pizza with your favorite toppings, including cheese, veggies, pepperoni, and Italian turkey sausage, and more. This class is designed for children, ages 7 to 11, plus a parent.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Jess Schmidt
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$120 For Parent and Child
Sat, Aug 17
11 am to 1:30 pm

DAY GRILLING

Spend a delightful afternoon at the grill with Jeff Friesen creating some fantastic summer dishes. This hands-on class will create smoked and grilled spatchcock chicken, crispy grilled potatoes, tangy charred broccoli with spicy vinaigrette, grilled romaine BLT salad with buttermilk dressing, plus grilled peach shortcake with bourbon whipped cream, and a smoked pineapple margarita.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Jeff Friesen
Chef
Hands-On
$70 Per Person
Sat, Aug 17
12 to 2:30 pm

DATE NIGHT FOR COUPLES: LAST TANGO IN PARIS DINE AND DANCE

Grab your partner and join us for a unique experience of dancing and dining. The evening begins with a one-hour tango dance lesson with dance instructor Tal Stein, then waltz into the kitchen with a French 75 champagne-cognac cocktail. This hands-on class will create beet-goat cheese salad with champagne-shallot vinaigrette and gruyère gougères, boeuf bourguignon with potato gratin dauphinoise, plus almond pithiviers with fresh berries. Put on your dancing shoes! Please do not wear rubber-soled shoes. We recommend closed shoes with a flat leather sole or medium heel.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Mickey Kitterman
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$200 Per Couple
Sat, Aug 17
6 to 9 pm

SATURDAY NIGHT SUSHI

Learn to create artful and tasty sushi. This hands-on class will make a magnificent variety of sushi rolls with fresh and exciting ingredients including shrimp tempura, salmon, tuna, crab, avocado, carrots, cucumbers, jalapeños, and pickled ginger. Learn to make sushi rice, spicy sriracha sauce, citrus-soy sauce, and wasabi.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$80 Per Person
Sat, Aug 17
6:30 to 9 pm

BELLY BLASTERS

As a traveling retreat chef, Sheri Doe, shares some great dishes for a healthy way of cooking and eating. This hands-on class will make a spicy ginger shot with fresh squeezed lemon and a touch of turmeric, grilled salmon power lettuce wrap with jicama and quick-pickled red onions topped with jalapeño-avocado sauce, spicy chicken planks on a bed of greens topped with carrots and sweet potatoes served with jalapeño salsa, sweet potato taco boats loaded with seasoned beef and blistered tomatoes topped with smoked cheese and avocado, plus handmade paleo almond-pecan granola bars with coconut and flaxseed. #healthy
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Sheri Doe
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Sun, Aug 18
12 to 2:30 pm

YES, MAYBE, GNOCCHI

There is no wavering about fantastic gnocchi as this hands-on class unlocks the secrets of the delectable dumpling pillows. Jeff Friesen leads this class making traditional Italian potato gnocchi with roasted oyster mushrooms and browned butter with currants, basil parisienne choux gnocchi with French tomato cream and roasted tomatoes with breadcrumbs, plus ricotta gnudi with orange, sage and sweet potatoes.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Jeff Friesen
Chef
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Sun, Aug 18
12:30 to 3 pm

MACARON MANIA - AUGUST

Jump on the bandwagon and discover why these sweet meringue confections are popping up everywhere! Join the talented Laura Branson for a hands-on class creating perfectly domed and footed sandwich cookies with fun flavor profiles and some pretty embellishing with new flavors every month. Learn to make chocolate buttercream macarons with chocolate ganache centers, salted caramel macarons with salted caramel buttercream, plus triple berry macarons with berry buttercream and "jumbleberry" jam.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Laura Branson
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Sun, Aug 18
1 to 3:30 pm

DATE NIGHT FOR COUPLES: HOT TO TRATTORIA

Join the ardent sous chef of Trattoria Marcella, Jeff Young, as he shares his enthusiasm for simple yet sophisticated Italian fare. This hands-on class will create roasted garlic and blistered cherry tomato bruschetta, shaved Brussels sprouts salad with roasted butternut squash topped with brown butter vinaigrette and pears, sausage and Calabrian chile agnolotti with parmesan and crisp prosciutto and kale, plus macerated strawberries with a sherry glaze served with zabaglione.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Jeff Young
Sous Chef
Hands-On
$150 Per Couple
Sun, Aug 18
5 to 7:30 pm

DATE NIGHT FOR COUPLES: TUSCANY FOR TWO

The romance of Tuscany is the inspiration for a perfect date night in this hands-on class for couples. This class will prepare shrimp and scallop scampi, seared rib-eye steak with rosemary and roasted garlic, baked polenta with gorgonzola, mushrooms and spinach, roasted mixed vegetables, and blackberry gelato with pizzelle cookies.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$170 Per Couple
Sun, Aug 18
5:30 to 8 pm

SCHNITZEL, SPÄTZLE, AND STRUDEL

Join the talented chef Mathew Unger as he shares his exciting research for an upcoming cookbook on Missouri comfort foods. With a prevalence of German immigrants to our state, especially in St. Louis and areas around Hermann, this hands-on class will create traditional German dishes -- spinach salad with warm bacon dressing, crispy pork schnitzel with lemon-caper sauce on spätzle, sautéed green beans with bacon, plus traditional apple strudel.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Mathew Unger
Chef
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Mon, Aug 19
6 to 8:30 pm

THE BEAR NECESSITIES

Sheri Doe explores the captivating chemistry between the gritty team of culinary talents in the kitchen of the Chicago restaurant that lures us in to watch The Bear. This hands-on class will create three stunning main courses - Carmy's "Mom's chicken" piccata sautéed golden brown with lemon and capers and white wine, Sydney's fall-off-the-bone cola braised short ribs cooked in a Dutch oven with risotto, and Sydney's Chilean sea bass sous vide with tomato confit.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Sheri Doe
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$70 Per Person
Mon, Aug 19
6 to 8:30 pm

SOMETHING TO WINE ABOUT

Spend a relaxed evening with chef Zach Dale, of Robust Wine Bar, who will create exciting dishes served with hand-selected wine pairings by his sommelier wife, Kelcey Dale. Enjoy baked goat cheese with spicy tomato sauce served with crostini, mushroom risotto, garlic-herb chicken skewers with romesco sauce, and shrimp and grits with peppers, tomatoes, bacon and a butter sauce.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Zach Dale
Chef
Demonstration
$75 Per Person
Mon, Aug 19
6:30 to 9 pm

FAIR AND SQUARE ST. LOUIS-STYLE PIZZA

Characterized by its cracker-thin crust cut into squares made with little to no yeast, a sweeter cooked red sauce with lots of dried oregano, and provel cheese, St. Louis-style pizza is a quick easy way to make a snack. Join Sheri Doe in the kitchen to make this traditional hometown pizza topped with tomato sauce, green peppers, mushrooms, sausage, shredded cheddar cheese, smoked provolone, and Swiss cheese.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Sheri Doe
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Tue, Aug 20
6 to 8:30 pm

FISH COOKERY 101

Work side-by-side with the skillful chef Sharon Tutko and delve into fish cookery using four different fish with four unique cooking techniques. This hands-on class will create herb-encrusted black sablefish seared in cast iron and finished in the oven topped with lemon-dill gremolata and lemon beurre blanc, hot-smoked hickory-seasoned trout cooked in the stovetop smoker served with charred summer corn and leek relish, baked whitefish en papillote with julienne carrots and zucchini and orange with a pinch of nutmeg, plus grilled tuna steak with pineapple-cilantro salsa, all accompanied by sautéed spinach with garlic and sweet cherry tomatoes, plus steamed rice.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Sharon Tutko
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$80 Per Person
Tue, Aug 20
6 to 8:30 pm

THE SUSHI COUNTER

Step up to our counter and join Adam LaViolette as he shares his expertise in the art of sushi making. This hands-on class will learn the techniques to create salmon nigiri with aburi shio koji - salmon sliced and shaped over rice then brushed with a shio koji nikiri and flame seared, shiitake gunkan seasoned with yuzu kosho - sautéed shiitakes in a boat-shaped ball of sushi rice banded with a nori strip, spicy tuna futomaki with spicy miso seasoning, crab-avocado-cucumber uramaki - an inside-out roll with sesame seeds, and broccolini goma-ae tamaki - a hand roll filled with blanched broccolini tossed in creamy sesame dressing.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Adam LaViolette
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$80 Per Person
Tue, Aug 20
6:30 to 9 pm

HATCH CHILE PEPPER-AZZI

The crowds are going wild over the annual bounty of sensational New Mexico Hatch chile peppers. Join Matt Sassman, the produce manager at Straub’s Town & Country location, in an exciting evening starting on the patio roasting the peppers in a hopper. This hands-on class will create fiesta dip with restaurant-style queso topped with seasoned ground beef and Hatch chiles with tomato pico de gallo, grilled corn-black bean salad with charred red onions and cotija cheese with Hatch chile vinaigrette served with fresh chips, Hatch chile chicken enchilada "lasagna" layered with homemade refried beans and queso and cheese, plus a Hatch chile pineapple-ginger Mule cocktail.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Matthew Sassman
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Wed, Aug 21
6 to 8:30 pm

YELLOWSTONE - WHERE EVERYTHING IS TOUGH BUT THE STEAKS

Cowboys and ranch hands are all fired up for a night of grilling and cavorting with Lydia Gwin, as she puts on her "Gator" apron to mastermind an evening of cooking. This hands-on class will make Buffalo cauliflower with homemade Dutton ranch dressing, Jimmy's cowboy caviar with fresh tortilla chips, Rip's T-bone steaks with poblano-caramelized onion butter, grilled vegetable kebabs, grilled fingerling potatoes, biscuits, plus Beth's bourbon-apple crisp with vanilla ice cream, and Teeter's tequila-lime ranch water.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Lydia Gwin
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$80 Per Person
Wed, Aug 21
6 to 8:30 pm

A TASTE OF THE UNDERGROUND

With countless years of experience, a professional chef and a pastry chef share their talents creating super secret underground dinners in their time off. Established in 2009, more than one hundred Rogue Underground Dining Society events have been done in surprise unexpected locations with the menu announced at the table. Join us for an exciting and daring evening in our kitchen for a class that is outside the boundaries from menu to presentation with undisclosed handshakes and the promise to keep their secret.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Rogue Chefs
Demonstration
$75 Per Person
Wed, Aug 21
6:30 to 9 pm

DAYS WITH DEVON - STREUSEL AND SMASH

Spend an easygoing late morning with Devon Drag as she recreates some of her favorite go-to dishes in this monthly series. Enjoy pancetta-pesto breakfast puff pastry pizza with burrata and hot honey, roasted baby potatoes with prosciutto and lemon-Dijon vinaigrette, caprese panzanella with red and yellow grape tomatoes and toasted garlic croutons, plus plum streusel coffee cake, and a bourbon-strawberry smash cocktail with fresh mint. #weekday
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Devon Drag
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Demonstration
$50 Per Person
Thu, Aug 22
11 am to 1:30 pm

USE YOUR (THAI) NOODLE

The logical choice for satisfying pad Thai cravings is to learn to make it at home. This exciting hands-on class with Jan Reid will create pad Thai with shrimp, spicy chicken larb salad with Thai herbs, pad-see-ew nua - stir-fried noodles with beef and broccoli in dark soy sauce, Chiang Mai noodles in chicken curry sauce with pickled greens and fried shallots, plus Key lime coconut bars.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Jan Reid
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Fri, Aug 23
6 to 8:30 pm

DATE NIGHT FOR COUPLES: MY BIG, FAT GREEK SHRIMP DINNER

This hands-on class designed for couples will certainly be well-fed, preparing authentic Greek shrimp dishes with a connoisseur of Greek cuisine, Maria Sakellariou. Learn to prepare shrimp Athena - the Greek version of shrimp cocktail, kataif garithes Anna - prawns wrapped in kataif phyllo on zucchini fritters with feta-yogurt sauce, garithes saganaki - shrimp-eggplant rolls baked in tomato-feta sauce, plus baklava kataif - a northern Greece dessert using both shredded and sheet phyllo.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Maria Sakellariou
Chef
Hands-On
$170 Per Couple
Fri, Aug 23
6:30 to 9 pm

SUSHI RICE AND ROLL

Learn the basics of sushi-meshi - the art of making sushi rice for creating a variety of sushi rolls using shrimp, unagi, salmon, and real crab, plus tamagoyaki - a Japanese omelet. This hands-on class with Sharon Tutko will make nigiri sushi, uramaki - California rolls, hosomaki - spicy thinly rolled tuna and cucumber rolls, temaki - cone-shaped hand rolls with salmon and vegetables, plus classic accompaniments -- kabayaki sauce, wasabi, and pickled ginger.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Sharon Tutko
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$80 Per Person
Fri, Aug 23
6:30 to 9 pm

SOUTH INDIA SATURDAY - KERALA EGG ROAST

Elizabeth Georgin, from Kerala, India, shares traditional dishes from her country in a monthly series. This hands-on class will learn to create deep-fried chicken cutlets cooked with potatoes and spices, vegetable pulao, Kerala egg roast - eggs poached in a spicy onion-tomato sauce with ginger and garlic, raita, vegetable kurma, plus mango ice cream.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Elizabeth Georgin
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Sat, Aug 24
11 am to 1:30 pm

HEIR AND A PARENT: LIKE A KID IN A CANDY STORE

Everyone will feel nostalgic with the bright colors and flavors of a myriad of candies reminiscent of your favorite candy store, starting with gummy candies in an abundance of fun shapes. Join Amanda Anderson and learn to make fun oven-melted suckers using a popular fruit candy, caramel-chocolate candy "bars" with or without peanuts and plenty of fun toppings, cookie dough truffles with mini chocolate chips, honeycomb candy - an exciting experiment of homemade caramel with a secret ingredient that creates an explosive good time, unicorn fudge, plus chocolate dipped marshmallows with exciting toppings of sprinkles and more. Candy made in class may be taken home. This class is designed for children, ages 7 to 11, plus a parent.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Amanda Anderson
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$120 For Parent and Child
Sat, Aug 24
12 to 2:30 pm

DATE NIGHT FOR COUPLES: A ZEST FOR SICILY

Inspired on a trip by an abundance of lemons in Sicily, Jacob Couture shares exciting dishes for this hands-on class for couples. Learn to make a staple of Sicilian cuisine - crispy arancini filled with mushrooms and ham and mozzarella, creamy lemon-chile pasta with homemade tagliatelle served with broccoli rabe with lemon, plus Sicilian lemon-olive oil cake with lemon-honey mascarpone topped with lemon zest and almonds, and a limoncello mojito.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

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Jacob Couture
Chef
Hands-On
$150 Per Couple
Sat, Aug 24
6 to 8:30 pm

PASTA IS ALWAYS A GOOD IDEA

Spend an evening with the engaging Angela Adrignola and learn the fundamentals of making pasta from kneading and shaping the dough to four classic sauces. This exciting hands-on class will learn to roll and cut pasta to create lemon ricotta ravioli with brown butter sage sauce, pappardelle alla Bolognese, spinach and ricotta cannelloni with vodka sauce, and traditional fettuccine Alfredo.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Angela Adrignola
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Sat, Aug 24
6 to 8:30 pm

GIRLS' NIGHT OUT: THE OG SWIFTIES

Designed for the adult OGs of the multi-generational fandom of Swifties, this uncensored version has a seat at the counter with Swiftie Rachel Sarino as she prepares a “Look what you made me do” meatball appetizer with “Red” marinara sauce and “All too well” shaved parmesan. Enjoy “You kept me like a secret” honey-mustard salmon with “Bejeweled” coconut rice and “We are never ever getting back together” grilled garlic green beans, plus “End game” sticky toffee crackers made like "A saintly woman", and “I knew you were trouble” French Blonde cocktail with grapefruit juice and an elderflower liqueur.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Rachel Sarino
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Demonstration
$60 Per Person
Sat, Aug 24
6:30 to 9 pm

FISH AND BISTRO SAUCES

Meet us at the stove learning to prepare perfectly cooked fish and pair the fish with delicious sauces for a memorable meal. This hands-on class will create roasted sea bass with smoked tomato butter sauce, pan-seared halibut with wild mushroom butter sauce, grilled ahi tuna with tomato-pepper harissa sauce, and his celebrated grilled salmon with mustard-apple cider jus.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$70 Per Person
Sun, Aug 25
12:30 to 3 pm

HEIR AND A PARENT: STEP UP TO THE CANDY BAR

Spend a memorable afternoon making different versions of your favorite candy bars so good that parents and children will be scrambling for the last morsel. Learn to make mini Butterfinger pies in jars with brown sugar graham cracker crust, homemade Twix bars with caramel and chocolate, Almond Joy cookie bars, peanut butter cup sandwich cookies with peanut butter buttercream, plus Snickers ice cream topped with caramel, peanuts and chocolate. Some candy made in class may be taken home. This class is designed for children, ages 7 to 11, plus a parent.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Devon Drag
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$120 For Parent and Child
Sun, Aug 25
1 to 3:30 pm

DATE NIGHT FOR COUPLES: LIFE OF THE PAELLA PARTY

Grab your partner and join the party with Mickey Kitterman creating manchego-chorizo puffs and tortilla patatas bravas, perfect for any celebration. This hands-on class designed for couples will make two paellas - traditional paella Valencia loaded with seafood and chicken and sausage, plus chicken and chorizo paella. The party wouldn't be complete without classic red sangria and queso flan with seasonal fruit.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Mickey Kitterman
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$160 Per Couple
Sun, Aug 25
5 to 7:30 pm

COOKIE DECORATING FUN FOR AUTUMN

Spend an evening of cookie decorating fun with Courtney McKinney where everyone is an artist. The cookies are out of the oven with a variety of shapes perfect for autumn. This hands-on class will create beautiful cookies and learn outlining, flooding, wet-on-wet, wet-on-dry techniques with a tipless pastry bag, plus learn to add accents and creating texture with sprinkles, with plenty of time for practice and creating your own designs. Everyone takes home their beautiful cookies.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Courtney McKinney
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Sun, Aug 25
5:30 to 8 pm

LATIN-ASIAN MASHUP

Create an unforgettable evening of sweet and spicy flavors as this hands-on class joins Sheri Doe to combine elements from two different cuisines - Latin and Asian. Learn to make arroz chaufa - Peruvian version of Chinese fried rice with chicken and cumin and ginger, chicken won ton tacos with hoisin and ginger and cilantro, Vietnamese pho steak burrito with bean sprouts and hoisin, kimchi quesadillas with crispy chicken and spicy kimchi with gochujang and honey dipping sauce, plus a citrusy yuzu margarita.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Sheri Doe
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Mon, Aug 26
6 to 8:30 pm

CROISSANTS ARE TOTAL FLAKES

There is no such thing as too many croissants, as this hands-on class with Rachelle Killian learns step-by-step directions for making croissant dough to create a variety of flaky and scrumptious croissants. Using the buttery dough, the class will prepare classic croissants, pistachio croissants, ham and Swiss-filled croissants, cream cheese Danish croissant with fresh fruit, plus chai-spiced cruffins.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Rachelle Killian
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Mon, Aug 26
6 to 8:30 pm

TEA ROOMS REMEMBERED

The nostalgia will be powerful with wistful memories of St. Louis tea rooms from downtown trips and special excursions. Enjoy a lovely evening with food historian Suzanne Corbett as she prepares the Maurice salad and dressing from Stix, Baer & Fuller, Dillard's alligator rolls, Famous Barr's onion soup au gratin, Dillard's frozen fruit salad, plus Italian cheese and broccoli quiche and white chocolate raspberry bars from Ladies of Lucerne.

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Suzanne Corbett
Culinary Educator
Demonstration
$55 Per Person
Mon, Aug 26
6:30 to 9 pm

DON'T FORGET TO FIKA

Fika is an important part of Swedish culture, a time to take a daily pause to socialize with friends and colleagues -- it usually involves coffee and always something sweet. Have a njutbar afternoon with Lydia Gwin in a hands-on class creating kardemummabullar - cardamom buns, hallongrottor - raspberry thumbprint cookies, individual pavlovas with elderflower macerated fruit and lemon curd, and coconut and cardamom buns, all served with egg coffee with a cardamom creamer. #weekday
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Lydia Gwin
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Tue, Aug 27
11 am to 1:30 pm

HAND PIES ARE A HANDS DOWN WINNER

Which country makes your favorite hand pie? Join Sharon Tutko to discover a variety of doughs that distinguish these savory treats as this hands-on class creates classic Cornish steak-potato-rutabaga pasties, easy chicken empanadas with fajita veggies and chipotle crema, vegetable curry phyllo samosas with tahini-mint dipping sauce, plus wild berry hand pies with sugar glaze.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Sharon Tutko
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Tue, Aug 27
6 to 8:30 pm

ALL THAT, AND DIM SUM

Dim sum is an exciting way to taste lots of different small Chinese dishes. Join Mickey Kitterman in the kitchen to create char siu with Hong Kong barbecue sauce, turkey-ginger pot stickers, pork siu mai, Chinese buffet green beans, a trio of spring rolls with salmon, shrimp, and pork, served with interchangeable dipping sauces including apricot sweet-and-sour sauce, and mirin-soy-chile sauce, plus Chinese five-spice doughnuts.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Mickey Kitterman
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Tue, Aug 27
6 to 8:30 pm

THAI'M TO EAT

Nareerut "Tookie" Yingnok, owner of Thai Gourmet in O'Fallon, Missouri, loves to share her native Thai cuisine. Enjoy a fun and informative evening with a crispy vegetable and shrimp salad with deep-fried spinach and a lime-coconut dressing topped with peanuts, shrimp pad Thai with rice noodles and fried egg, plus mango sticky rice.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Nareerut "Tookie" Yingnok
Culinary Educator
Demonstration
$55 Per Person
Tue, Aug 27
6:30 to 9 pm

THE BEST OF BAREFOOT - BACK TO BASICS

Jan Reid shares her favorite recipes from the collection of cookbooks of the Barefoot Contessa, Ina Garten. Join Jan in the kitchen to create her favorite dishes from Back to Basics as this hands-on class makes herbed grilled shrimp, bruschetta with peppers and gorgonzola spread, Cape Cod chopped salad, mustard roasted fish with capers, plus oatmeal-craisin cookies, and a Juice of a Few Flowers citrus vodka cocktail. #weekday
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Jan Reid
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Wed, Aug 28
11 am to 1:30 pm

ROPED IN WITH TED LASSO

Ted Lasso won our hearts with his daily “biscuits for the boss” shortbread tied up in a little pink box, and Lydia Gwin will win over this hands-on class with dishes from her favorite scenes. Learn to make fish-and-chips from Crown & Anchor Pub with mushy peas, Ted's bullseye "KC style BBQ" chicken wings, Roy Kent's favorite kabobs with Sam's Nigerian jollof rice, plus "finger in the peanut butter jar" pie with a Nutter Butter crust and a Richmond's Greyhound cocktail.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Lydia Gwin
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Wed, Aug 28
6 to 8:30 pm

SICILIAN CASSATA CAKE DECORATING

Chef Bob Colosimo did some extensive R&D in Sicily to discover the endless variations for decorating the Sicilian cassata cake. The liquor-soaked sponge cakes for this 6" version are already baked and ready to be adorned using your own festive expression. The cakes will have a ricotta cheese filling studded with chocolate chip and candied fruit, draped in marzipan and fondant and garnished with more candied fruit. Students will take home their decorated cakes.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Bob Colosimo
Chef
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Wed, Aug 28
6:30 to 9 pm

FLIPPING CRÊPES

Discover an exciting mélange of crêpes with global influences. This hands-on class with Sharon Tutko will learn to make mini salmon buckwheat crêpes with shaved cucumber and lemon-Boursin crème fraîche, Indian chickpea dosa with vibrant red lentil dal and mint-ginger-toasted coconut chutney, breton galettes - French savory crêpes filled with ham and sautéed leeks and brie, plus Ukranian fresh blueberry crêpes with lemon-scented ricotta cheese. #weekday
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Sharon Tutko
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Thu, Aug 29
11 am to 1:30 pm

BACK TO BASICS

The past few years have brought more new cooks to the kitchen who are ready to dive in and learn the basics of cooking, and includes everyone from college students and newlyweds, to busy parents and retired seniors. Join us in the kitchen in a four-week course with the incredible Dawn Meyer as she provides clear and concise recipes for everyday cooking and focuses on knife skills and learning to sear, sauté, bake, roast, cook with cast iron, and stir-fry. Learn how to stock your pantry and refrigerator for quick and easy meals, create one-pot meals, sheet pan meals, salads and homemade dressings, side dishes, soup, sauces, basic bread baking, and easy desserts.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

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Dawn Meyer
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$300 Per Person
Thu, Aug 29
6 to 9 pm
Thu, Sep 5
6 to 9 pm
Thu, Sep 12
6 to 9 pm
Thu, Sep 19
6 to 9 pm

A-PEEL-ING APPLES

Lydia Gwin showcases the appeal and versatility of the apple with four delicious dishes. Enjoy a marinated apple salad with arugula and fennel tossed in bacon-Dijon vinaigrette, cider-braised chicken with mushrooms and caramelized onions with brown butter sage sauce, served with whipped butternut squash, roasted Brussels sprouts, and apple slaw, plus apple cider sorbet infused with rosemary.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Lydia Gwin
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Demonstration
$55 Per Person
Thu, Aug 29
6:30 to 9 pm

DATE NIGHT FOR COUPLES: MODERN STEAKHOUSE

Share a relaxing evening in the kitchen with your partner creating modern steakhouse favorites, starting with roasted shrimp cocktail with homemade cocktail sauce. This hands-on class with Matt Sassman will prepare wedge salad on a stick with bacon and cherry tomatoes with creamy blue cheese dressing and crumbled blue cheese, tenderloin medallions with béarnaise, cheesy steakhouse potatoes Romanoff, creamed spinach with béchamel, plus chocolate pots de crème.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Matthew Sassman
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$170 Per Couple
Fri, Aug 30
6 to 8:30 pm

THE KEY TO HEMINGWAY'S PARADISE

Enjoy an evening of tropical Key West seafood dishes plus a Hemingway daquiri with maraschino and grapefruit. Mickey Kitterman prepares mango shrimp toast, lobster roll profiteroles with classic French pâte à choux, and scallops sambuca with pancetta and spinach served over fresh tagliatelle pasta.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Mickey Kitterman
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Demonstration
$60 Per Person
Fri, Aug 30
6:30 to 9 pm

HEIR AND A PARENT: PLAY DOUGH [PRETZELS]

Roll up your sleeves for a creative afternoon in the kitchen with Melissa Clendenin learning to make traditional chewy and satisfying pretzel dough to shape and form into fun creations. This hands-on class will make classic kosher salted soft pretzels with homemade cheese dip, garlic and parmesan pretzel knots with Alfredo dipping sauce, pretzel-wrapped hotdogs, plus cinnamon sugar pretzels with cream cheese dip. This class is designed for children, ages 7 to 11, plus a parent.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Melissa Clendenin
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$120 For Parent and Child
Sat, Aug 31
11 am to 1:30 pm

ON THE LINE WITH A RESTAURANT CHEF 102

What makes food presented at a restaurant taste better? Jeff Friesen has spent half of his culinary career in fine dining restaurants and shares the secrets, tips, and tricks of a restaurant chef that can be made in your own kitchen using science to tweak recipes for better flavor. This hands-on class will create the perfect rib-eye steak presented two ways - with classic red wine pan sauce and with compound butter, mashed potatoes with a better potato flavor, scalloped potatoes, and creamed spinach.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Jeff Friesen
Chef
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Sat, Aug 31
12 to 2:30 pm

DATE NIGHT FOR COUPLES: THE SOPRANOS FAMILY KITCHEN

Bada bing, bada boom! The only things getting whacked in this daring Sopranos-based class are the last thing that Tony ate - the onion rings. This hands-on class with Sheri Doe will create gabagool to grab and go - a mini version of Tony's favorite sandwich, Sunday gravy and meatballs, Karen's last "frozen" dish of baked ziti, plus Carmela's Georgetown-bribe ricotta cake pie, and a Godfather cocktail with Glenfiddich and Amaretto.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Sheri Doe
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$150 Per Couple
Sat, Aug 31
6 to 8:30 pm

MACARON MANIA - SEPTEMBER

Jump on the bandwagon and discover why these sweet meringue confections are popping up everywhere! Join the talented Laura Branson for a hands-on class creating perfectly domed and footed sandwich cookies with fun flavor profiles and some pretty embellishing with new flavors every month. Learn to make crème brûlée macarons with custard cream surrounded by vanilla bean buttercream topped with caramelized sugar, strawberries and cream macarons with strawberry buttercream and strawberry jam, plus brownie batter macarons with rich chocolate filling.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Laura Branson
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Sun, Sep 1
1 to 3:30 pm

DATE NIGHT FOR COUPLES: ENCHANTING NEW MEXICO

Enjoy creating a sophisticated dinner with the flavors from New Mexico - the "Land of Enchantment" with Dawn Meyer and Larry Meyers and Matt Sassman. This hands-on class for couples will create homemade tortilla chips with guacamole and tomatillo salsa, chiles rellenos stuffed with chorizo sausage and cheese, sweet potato soup, flat chicken enchiladas with freshly roasted Hatch green chile sauce, cheddar cheese cornbread, plus churros with tequila-lime sorbet.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Dawn Meyer, Larry Meyers, and Matt Sassman
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$160 Per Couple
Sun, Sep 1
5 to 7:30 pm

THE SUSHI COUNTER

Step up to our counter and join Adam LaViolette as he shares his expertise in the art of sushi making. This hands-on class will learn the techniques to create salmon nigiri with aburi shio koji - salmon sliced and shaped over rice then brushed with a shio koji nikiri and flame seared, shiitake gunkan seasoned with yuzu kosho - sautéed shiitakes in a boat-shaped ball of sushi rice banded with a nori strip, spicy tuna futomaki with spicy miso seasoning, crab-avocado-cucumber uramaki - an inside-out roll with sesame seeds, and broccolini goma-ae tamaki - a hand roll filled with blanched broccolini tossed in creamy sesame dressing.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Adam LaViolette
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$80 Per Person
Sun, Sep 1
5:30 to 8 pm

A-PEEL-ING APPLES

Lydia Gwin showcases the appeal and versatility of the apple with four delicious dishes. Enjoy a marinated apple salad with arugula and fennel tossed in bacon-Dijon vinaigrette, cider-braised chicken with mushrooms and caramelized onions with brown butter sage sauce, served with whipped butternut squash, roasted Brussels sprouts, and apple slaw, plus apple cider sorbet infused with rosemary. #weekday
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Lydia Gwin
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Demonstration
$55 Per Person
Tue, Sep 3
11 am to 1:30 pm

LITTLE PIES AND TARTS

Join Sharon Tutko in the kitchen creating smaller versions of our favorite pies and tarts, as this hands-on class discovers tips for working with different crusts. Learn to make individual flaky chicken pot pies with carrots and celery and herbs, lemon curd tartlets with pecan short crust, mini lattice-topped apple pies with Pink Lady and Granny Smith apples, and mini phyllo chocolate chess pies - the perfect little bite!
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Sharon Tutko
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Tue, Sep 3
6 to 8:30 pm

FOR FRYING OUT LOUD

Incredible crispy fried chicken, with three different methods and three different flavors, is abundant in this hands-on class with Mickey Kitterman, who has mastered the art of how to fry chicken. Create cast iron pan-fried chicken, deep-fried chicken, and stovetop deep-fried chicken, accompanied with mashed potatoes and gravy, luscious corn custard, plus double-fried chicken wings with Korean hot sauce, and flaky homemade biscuits slathered with jalapeño-honey butter.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Mickey Kitterman
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Tue, Sep 3
6 to 8:30 pm

IF YOU KNEW SUSHI

It is always a delight to have Thai native and sushi chef Jay Dedkhad, of Ocha Thai and Japanese, in our kitchens creating beautiful and delectable sushi, in one of our most popular classes. Using the freshest fish and other beautiful ingredients, this hands-on class will master the art of rolling and forming a variety of lavish and enticing sushi.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Jay Dedkhad
Chef
Hands-On
$80 Per Person
Tue, Sep 3
6:30 to 9 pm

MACARON MANIA - SEPTEMBER

Jump on the bandwagon and discover why these sweet meringue confections are popping up everywhere! Join the talented Laura Branson for a hands-on class creating perfectly domed and footed sandwich cookies with fun flavor profiles and some pretty embellishing with new flavors every month. Learn to make crème brûlée macarons with custard cream surrounded by vanilla bean buttercream topped with caramelized sugar, strawberries and cream macarons with strawberry buttercream and strawberry jam, plus brownie batter macarons with rich chocolate filling. #weekday
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Laura Branson
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Wed, Sep 4
12 to 2:30 pm

THE OFFICE - PRANKS, PRETZELS, AND PARMESAN

Lydia Gwin brings Dunder Mifflin to our kitchen for a cooking adventure. This hands-on class will pay homage to The Office and make Kevin's at-least-once-a-year famous chili, "It's Pretzel Day" soft pretzels, Michael's carb-loading pre-5K fettucine Alfredo with "You've been meatballed" chicken-parmesan meatballs, plus Angela's double fudge brownies.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Lydia Gwin
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Wed, Sep 4
6 to 8:30 pm

BISQUE-TAKERS

Four stunning bisques will be the outcome of a memorable evening in the kitchen with chef Bernard Pilon. This hands-on class will create delicious pots of creamy Maine lobster bisque, forest mushroom and tarragon bisque, butternut squash bisque with crème fraîche and garnished with candied nuts, plus red bell pepper bisque with caramelized shallots.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Bernard Pilon
Chef
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Wed, Sep 4
6 to 8:30 pm

SOUTHERN TRADITIONS

Spend a relaxed evening savoring traditional dishes from the South with exciting and comforting flavors. Enjoy fried green tomatoes topped with shrimp rémoulade, crispy red snapper topped with crawfish meunière sauce on cheese grits, plus coconut-pecan cake with cream cheese frosting.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Kitchen Conservatory Chef
Demonstration
$55 Per Person
Wed, Sep 4
6:30 to 9 pm

DON'T FORGET TO FIKA

Fika is an important part of Swedish culture, a time to take a daily pause to socialize with friends and colleagues -- it usually involves coffee and always something sweet. Have a njutbar evening with Lydia Gwin in a hands-on class creating kardemummabullar - cardamom buns, hallongrottor - raspberry thumbprint cookies, individual pavlovas with elderflower macerated fruit and lemon curd, and coconut and cardamom buns, all served with egg coffee with a cardamom creamer.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Lydia Gwin
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Thu, Sep 5
6 to 8:30 pm

THE REIGN IN SPAIN

Indulge in the rich and vibrant flavors of Spanish cuisine with a meal fit for royalty. Enjoy roasted butternut squash empanadas with zesty garlic aïoli, tomato-avocado salad with toasted cumin vinaigrette, tender halibut escabèche with onions, bell peppers, and capers on Spanish rice, plus creamy custard tarts.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Kitchen Conservatory Chef
Demonstration
$55 Per Person
Thu, Sep 5
6:30 to 9 pm

ROADSIDE DINING DHABA-STYLE

Step into the kitchen with the effervescent Lily Sugathan, as she shares her South Asian heritage with delicious dishes reminiscent of a rustic roadside dhaba found on highways across India. This hands-on class will create paneer pakora served with coriander and mint chutney, egg curry with onions and tomatoes and spices, daal makhani with black lentils and tomatoes and cream, mixed vegetables with a thick gravy, lachha paratha - flaky wholewheat flatbread, jeera rice with whole spices, sirke wala pyaaz - a pickled onion dish, plus a refreshing rose lassi with cardamom and tangy yogurt.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Lily Sugathan
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Fri, Sep 6
6 to 8:30 pm

DATE NIGHT FOR COUPLES: A GLUTEN-FREE TASTE OF ASIA

Flavors explode in exciting dishes without the gluten in a hands-on class with the entertaining Sharon Tutko. Learn to create Thai-spiced cashews with coconut, crab cakes with dynamite sauce, Korean bulgogi with sirloin steak and tamari, sauté of bok choy in garlic sauce, coconut-lime jasmine rice, Indonesian cocktail meatballs with peanut sauce and spicy tamari sauce, plus a ginger-lime gin martini. #healthy
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Sharon Tutko
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$160 Per Couple
Fri, Sep 6
6 to 8:30 pm

TENDER IS THE NIGHT

Spend a relaxed evening in the kitchen as the talented Joe Herbert prepares a delectable dinner. Enjoy wild mushroom flan with sautéed leeks, pan-seared diver scallops with celery root rémoulade, beef tenderloin with Roquefort-cognac sauce, plus classic crème brûlée.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Joe Herbert
Culinary Educator
Demonstration
$60 Per Person
Fri, Sep 6
6:30 to 9 pm

HEIR AND A PARENT: TIK-TOK-TACOS

Making tacos with a cool adult in your family might be a viral moment of fun in the kitchen. Spend an unforgettable time with taco dynamo Jeff Friesen making corn tortillas from scratch along with all the components of a great taco, plus a refreshing watermelon-lime agua fresca. This hands-on class will prepare Mexican shredded beef, griddled chicken, fresh guacamole, shredded cheese, diced tomatoes, and chopped lettuce for everyone to create their own mix-and-match tacos. This class is designed for children, ages 7 to 11, plus a parent.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Jeff Friesen
Chef
Hands-On
$120 For Parent and Child
Sat, Sep 7
10 am to 12:30 pm

AUTHENTIC PORTUGUESE

Give a big welcome to business woman and art gallery owner, Maria Ines Goncalves, who pursued a culinary degree in pastry and cakes, as she shares the cuisine from her native Portugal. This hands-on class will create scrambled eggs with Portuguese chorizo, Portuguese pork and clams with white wine-marinated pork pan-seared and cooked with clams presented atop fried potatoes, Algarve chopped tomato-cucumber-onion-green pepper salad with oregano, Portuguese rice fried with finely diced vegetables, plus chocolate mousse with whipped cream and caramelized nuts.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Maria Ines Goncalves
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Sat, Sep 7
10:30 am to 1 pm

FRENCH FARE - CHICKEN FRICASSÉE

Chef Mickey Kitterman shares his passion for the techniques of classic French cookery with attention to detail to create a superb afternoon lunch with a new menu each month. Enjoy an autumn pear-chèvre-walnut tartine, classic chicken fricassée - a creamy French chicken stew, pommes Sarladaises - potatoes and onions sautéed in duck fat, plus crème caramel.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Mickey Kitterman
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Demonstration
$55 Per Person
Sat, Sep 7
11 am to 1:30 pm

HEIR AND A PARENT: SUSHI - JUST ROLL WITH IT

It is okay to play with your food in this fun hands-on sushi class with the talented Rohan Sarino. Learn to make sushi rice using three different cooking vessels, use a sushi mat, work with sticky rice, and choose your own ingredients including tuna and salmon to create sushi rolls, inside-out rolls and nigiri-style sushi. Rohan shares his secrets to making spicy sriracha mayo. This class is designed for children, ages 7 to 11, plus a parent.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Rohan Sarino
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$125 For Parent and Child
Sat, Sep 7
6:30 to 9 pm

JAN AND MATT BITE INTO BRUNCH

Spend an afternoon enjoying the mutual trust and camaraderie between friends Jan Reid and Matt Sassman as they flex their culinary muscles to create a lovely brunch. Take a seat at the counter as they amuse you with their banter and prepare apple-oatmeal muffins with whipped spice butter, lobster-shrimp-crab chowder quiche, Emily Blunt's English roasted potatoes - the recipe that crashed Ina Garten's website when she posted it, spring mix salad with mandarin oranges and goat cheese mixed with poppyseed dressing and almonds, plus champagne punch.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Matt Sassman and Jan Reid
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Demonstration
$65 Per Person
Sun, Sep 8
12 to 2:30 pm

SURF AND TURF, SAUCES AND SIDES

Design a seductive spread with different combinations of three tender cuts of steak, three luscious seafoods, three beautiful sauces, plus three side dishes. Join us for a fun afternoon cooking and combining filet, rib-eye and strip steak with lobster, shrimp and scallops, then adding steak sauce, parmesan fondue and smoked tomato butter. This hands-on class will also make side dishes, including garlic potatoes, grilled vegetables and rice cakes.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$85 Per Person
Sun, Sep 8
12:30 to 3 pm

DATE NIGHT FOR COUPLES: BOURBON IS WHISKEY BUSINESS

The kitchen lights up with fun and laughter as this date night class joins Devon Drag to create flavor-packed dishes with bourbon as an ingredient, starting with BLT crostinis with bourbon brown sugar-glazed bacon, roasted tomatoes and homemade ranch spread. This hands-on class will make romaine-apple-red onion salad with gorgonzola and candied pecans topped with whiskey vinaigrette, spice rubbed pork loin roast with a bourbon reduction, succotash with bacon and maple bourbon brown butter, plus flourless chocolate bourbon brownies with vanilla ice cream and bourbon caramel sauce, and The Big Texan bourbon-grapefruit cocktail.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Devon Drag
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$170 Per Couple
Sun, Sep 8
5 to 7:30 pm

FOOD FOR LIFE - ALL DAY, EVERY DAY

From the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, certified plant-based educator Lisa Buchmeier is a Food For Life instructor eager to share meat-free, dairy-free, egg-free, vegan dishes for every meal of the day that are low fat, high fiber, oil-free and cholesterol free. Enjoy a sunrise fruited quinoa bowl sprinkled with chia seeds, summer squash salad with short grain brown rice and an oil-free zesty herb dressing, caramelized roasted sweet potatoes drizzled with maple-red chile sauce topped with a medley of hearty black beans and vegetables and fire-roasted corn served with braised collard greens with a hint of lemon, plus creamy strawberry-banana oat "nice cream". #healthy
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Lisa Buchmeier
Culinary Educator
Demonstration
$55 Per Person
Sun, Sep 8
5:30 to 8 pm

KILLIAN IT WITH PASTRIES - BREAD. BACON. BRÛLÉE.

Treat yourself to a bit of laughter and some great treats, as Rachelle Killian slays sweet and savory pastries in a fun monthly series. Enjoy cinnamon swirl raisin bread, bacon-cheddar scones, plus chocolate crème brûlée. #weekday
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Rachelle Killian
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Demonstration
$45 Per Person
Mon, Sep 9
11 am to 1:30 pm

HOOKED ON FISH TACOS

Spend a fun evening making seafood tacos and homemade corn tortillas with sauces and salsas, plus ceviche and a seasonal margarita with taco expert Jeff Friesen. This hands-on class will create Baja fish tacos with Baja sauce, and blackened catfish tacos with tartar sauce.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Jeff Friesen
Chef
Hands-On
$70 Per Person
Mon, Sep 9
6 to 8:30 pm

IN KNOTS OVER PRETZELS

Lydia Gwin shares global flavors to a variety of homemade soft pretzels that combines technique with creativity. This hands-on class will make German soft pretzel sticks with a duo of dips - pickle dip and Dijon-bacon dip, Swedish sugared sweet pretzels, pretzel-covered hot dogs, and Mexican stuffed pretzels with roasted jalapeño queso dip.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Lydia Gwin
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Mon, Sep 9
6 to 8:30 pm

GIVE THE DOG A BONE!

When this class comes rolling home with "paw-some" treats for their dog, tails will be a-wagging! Join dog-lover Sheri Doe to create sweet potato dog chews, pumpkin-peanut butter dog treats with whole wheat flour, iced bone dog biscuits, beet treats with oatmeal and chicken, plus homemade dog food. Students will take home a sampling of dog treats!
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Sheri Doe
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Mon, Sep 9
6:30 to 9 pm

AFTERNOONS WITH AUDREY - LONDON

Audrey Scherrer delights in cooking and sharing food from her own experience in the kitchen and travels in a monthly series. Enjoy a London tea with a tiered selection of fresh raspberry scones with clotted cream, curry chicken salad sandwiches with cranberries, cucumber-dill-cream cheese finger sandwiches, chocolate truffles, lemon-poppyseed ricotta mini cakes, shortbread cookies, plus tea with milk, and a flute of champagne. #weekday
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

This class is offered again on September 11.

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Audrey Scherrer
Culinary Educator
Demonstration
$50 Per Person
Tue, Sep 10
11 am to 1:30 pm

VEG-UCATION WITH CARYN

Plant-based expert, Caryn Dugan, shares a wealth of expertise and experience with vegan, plant-based dishes. This hands-on class will create a light curry vegetable pasta with sunflower seeds and kale, Thai vegetable-oat-chickpea burgers with lentils and cilantro, deviled tater bites with tofu and dilled pickles, maple-glazed chickpea bites, plus butternut squash-wild rice soup with sun-dried tomatoes and onions. #healthy
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Caryn Dugan
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Tue, Sep 10
6 to 8:30 pm

COUNT YOUR CHICKENS

Get to the other side of the counter and discover some great techniques for turning the components of one beautiful Tuscan chicken dinner with rice pilaf and roasted Brussels sprouts into a week's worth of meals. Work side-by-side with the talented Stephan Ledbetter to create warm Brussels sprouts Caesar salad, chicken tacos, chicken and rice, and chicken stir-fry. Finish with strawberry-basil granita.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Stephan Ledbetter
Chef
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Tue, Sep 10
6 to 8:30 pm

GUT REACTION

Certified health and wellness coach Sharon Tutko is excited to share foods to eat for a healthy gut reaction with ingredients that are nourishing and easy to digest. Discover the nutritional information behind the food as Sharon prepares Japanese purple "not-loaded" potato skins with cilantro-mint-cashew chutney, slow-cooked dal with butternut squash and kale over fennel-scented basmati rice, seared tamari-sesame salmon over buckwheat soba noodles with broccoli and carrots and ginger Thai peanut sauce, quick-bake cinnamon-almond butter cookies, plus cumin-coriander-fennel tea. #healthy
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Sharon Tutko
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Demonstration
$55 Per Person
Tue, Sep 10
6:30 to 9 pm

AFTERNOONS WITH AUDREY - LONDON

Audrey Scherrer delights in cooking and sharing food from her own experience in the kitchen and travels in a monthly series. Enjoy a London tea with a tiered selection of fresh raspberry scones with clotted cream, curry chicken salad sandwiches with cranberries, cucumber-dill-cream cheese finger sandwiches, chocolate truffles, lemon-poppyseed ricotta mini cakes, shortbread cookies, plus tea with milk, and a flute of champagne. #weekday
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Audrey Scherrer
Culinary Educator
Demonstration
$50 Per Person
Wed, Sep 11
11 am to 1:30 pm

CAKE FLIGHT

A cake flight with world traveler Lydia Gwin is the best way to experience first-hand four cakes from around the world, each with their own special components. This hands-on class will make Czechoslovakian bublanina - a simple sponge cake with fruit filling served with berry compote and custard sauce, Polish piernik - a gingerbread loaf, American Brooklyn blackout cake - a dark chocolate sponge cake with pudding layers and rich chocolate frosting, plus Greek portokalopita - an orange cake with phyllo and orange syrup. #weekday
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Lydia Gwin
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Wed, Sep 11
12 to 2:30 pm

RAISING THE RISOTTO GAME

Spend the evening with the talented chef Bob Colosimo, of Eleven Eleven Mississippi, learning to make creamy Italian risotto using a variety of rice including arborio, carnaroli, and vialone nano - an Italian semifino variety. Combining the rice with exciting ingredients, this hands-on class will make risotto with goat cheese and roasted mushrooms, creamy butternut squash risotto with toasted pumpkin seeds, braised beef short ribs and spinach risotto, plus salted caramel risotto with crumbled almond biscotti.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

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Bob Colosimo
Chef
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Wed, Sep 11
6 to 8:30 pm

LEMON LOVERS

Pucker up for the brightness that lemons add to every dish in a zesty evening with Suzanne Corbett. Enjoy crudités with lemon-parmesan dip, avgolemono - Greek lemon chicken soup, arugula-apple salad with lemon vinaigrette, chicken piccata with lemon basil spaghetti, plus lemon mousse and lemon brownies.

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Suzanne Corbett
Culinary Educator
Demonstration
$55 Per Person
Wed, Sep 11
6:30 to 9 pm

THE TWISTS AND TURNS OF BABKA

Join Shelly Yona in the kitchen as she shares her love for baking babka - also known in Israel as shmarim (yeast cake), a sweet braided bread that filled her childhood home with an unforgettable aroma every Friday for Shabbat. This hands-on class will learn to make three different shapes with three different fillings - chocolate-Nutella babka in a braid shape, cinnamon rolls with pecans, and a braided babka with ricotta cheese filling.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Shelly Yona
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Thu, Sep 12
6 to 8:30 pm

OH HONEY, HONEY!

"You got me wanting you!" Lydia Gwin teams up with her sister Ericka Clark, a beekeeper and found of Asali Gold Honey, to lure you in with creative dishes and a sampling of honeys from different climates around the world, plus the Asali Gold infused line. Enjoy tomato-vanilla-honey jam served with goat cheese and crackers, honey-buttermilk fried chicken glazed with fermented red pepper and garlic honey served with rosemary-infused mashed potatoes and bright coleslaw, plus honey biscuits with jalapeño honey butter.

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Lydia Gwin and Ericka Clark
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Demonstration
$60 Per Person
Thu, Sep 12
6:30 to 9 pm

GLUTEN, BE GONE!

Roll up your sleeves and explore alternative flours for making some of your favorite gluten-free baked goods. Spend an informative afternoon with Sharon Tutko with additions for texture, rise, and crumb appeal, as this hands-on class makes yeasted oat rolls with maple butter, herbed almond flour scones with herb butter, "the best" gluten-free sandwich bread, three-ginger pound cake with cardamom whipped cream, plus "Nutter Butters" on a "nutter" level. #healthy #weekday
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Sharon Tutko
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Fri, Sep 13
11 am to 1:30 pm

CELEBRATE LIKE MARTHA

Sheri Doe shares some insider tips on creating four of Martha Stewart's desserts that are celebration-worthy. This hands-on class will create handmade pierogi stuffed with wild blueberries and spiced sour cream topped with freshly ground nutmeg and laced chantilly cream, Dutch chocolate mousse parfaits topped with praline, slow-cooked New York style cheesecake, plus double chocolate pistachio tartufo - an Italian frozen dessert with chocolate and pistachio ice cream rolled in crushed cookies and dipped in chocolate.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Sheri Doe
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Fri, Sep 13
6 to 8:30 pm

DATE NIGHT FOR COUPLES: GREEK FEAST

Spend a fun evening in the kitchen with your partner, creating a feast befitting Greek gods and goddesses. Join Maria Sakellariou in preparing ouzo-cured salmon appetizers served with Mediterranean feta-yogurt dip and chopped capers, cheese-stuffed shrimp souvlaki, grape leaf-wrapped grilled salmon fillets served with a mélange of bulgur and red split lentils, plus a special lemon-mastiha tiramisù.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Maria Sakellariou
Chef
Hands-On
$170 Per Couple
Fri, Sep 13
6:30 to 9 pm

HEIR AND A PARENT: THRILLED TO PIZZAS

Happiness is a fun morning with Jess Schmidt and a parent, grandparent, or your favorite aunt or uncle making lots of pizza, kiddy sangria, and mixed berry crumb bars with vanilla ice cream for dessert! Learn to make fresh pizza dough, roll it out and create an individual pizza with your favorite toppings, including cheese, veggies, pepperoni, and Italian turkey sausage, and more. This class is designed for children, ages 7 to 11, plus a parent.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Jess Schmidt
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$120 For Parent and Child
Sat, Sep 14
11 am to 1:30 pm

PERK UP, COFFEE LOVERS

Sheri Doe shares how to enhance dishes with the use of coffee as an ingredient and keep everyone "grounded". This hands-on class will create grilled watermelon salad with cherry coffee vinaigrette, Colombian coffee crusted potato skins stuffed with Monterey Jack cheese and bacon bits, coffee-braised roast beef with rich deep flavor from the arabica beans, crusty cheesy coffee potato cups - a two-bite morsel of goodness, plus cast iron apple-nutmeg coffee cake topped with coffee glaze and chantilly cream, served with a cup of coffee, of course.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Sheri Doe
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Sat, Sep 14
12 to 2:30 pm

DATE NIGHT FOR COUPLES: ANYTHING IS PASTA-BLE

Get your partner in the kitchen and anything is possible! Master the skills of making delicious homemade pasta as this splendid hands-on class with Angela Adrignola creates classic Caesar salad, Italian wedding soup, toasted ravioli with marinara dipping sauce, fettuccine Alfredo, plus chocolate molten lava cake, and an espresso martini.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Angela Adrignola
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$150 Per Couple
Sat, Sep 14
6 to 8:30 pm

MACARON MANIA - SEPTEMBER

Jump on the bandwagon and discover why these sweet meringue confections are popping up everywhere! Join the talented Laura Branson for a hands-on class creating perfectly domed and footed sandwich cookies with fun flavor profiles and some pretty embellishing with new flavors every month. Learn to make crème brûlée macarons with custard cream surrounded by vanilla bean buttercream topped with caramelized sugar, strawberries and cream macarons with strawberry buttercream and strawberry jam, plus brownie batter macarons with rich chocolate filling.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Laura Branson
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Sat, Sep 14
6:30 to 9 pm

A DAY IN THE KITCHEN: FRENCH PASTRY

Come over to the other side of the counter to master cooking in our special participation classes. For those who are interested in learning more about how to cook, A Day in the Kitchen offers an in-depth mastery of specific culinary arts. These classes are limited to eight people.
This hands-on class will teach how to make and bake classic French pastries. Learn how to roll out and fold into many flaky layers homemade buttery puff pastry and croissant dough. These delicious doughs will be baked into pain au chocolat, palmiers, pinwheels, croissants, cheese straws, kouign amann - individual flaky Breton butter pastries, and other scrumptious desserts.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Kitchen Conservatory Chef
Hands-On
$175 Per Person
Sun, Sep 15
11 am to 4 pm

HONG KONG TREASURES

From pot stickers to baos, Jacob Couture shares his secrets for creating delicate Chinese treasures with mouth-watering fillings and well-matched sauces. This hands-on class will make char siu baos and scallion pancakes served with ginger-garlic-Chinese black vinegar sauce, shrimp siu mai with spring onion oil sauce with garlic, pork and cabbage pot stickers with spicy Sichuan peppercorn dumpling sauce, plus Hong Kong egg tarts.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Jacob Couture
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Sun, Sep 15
12 to 2:30 pm

NOVEL CUISINE: TABLE FOR TWO

Table for Two is a collection of short stories and a novella by author Amor Towles taking place in the cities of Moscow, New York, and Los Angeles. Towles is also the author of several books including A Gentleman in Moscow -- a previous Novel Cuisine favorite. The stories are short but have well developed characters in spellbinding vignettes. As the class discusses the book, Mickey Kitterman will prepare cobb salad - popularized in Hollywood during its golden years, noodles Romanoff - created by Michael Romanoff at his Hollywood restaurant, plus New York cheesecake with strawberries Romanoff.
Novel Cuisine is a culinary book club for food lovers that read the book in advance and includes novels, memoirs, histories, science and politics -- all with food as a central theme. The books for Novel Cuisine are available at Kitchen Conservatory. Come to one or as many of these classes as you like! Novel Cuisine started in our kitchen in 2006 and our readers and food lovers have discussed nearly 200 books! We love to hear from our students what books they want to read!
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Mickey Kitterman
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Demonstration
$45 Per Person
Sun, Sep 15
1 to 3:30 pm

DATE NIGHT FOR COUPLES: SHRIMPLY DELICIOUS

Your boat has come in, and it is filled with delicious, succulent shrimp. Join Sheri Doe in a hands-on class designed for couples, creating smoked shrimp-sweet potato-pecan salad with maple vinaigrette, and sip on a pontberry vodka martini. Learn to make crispy sesame-fried shrimp with cocktail sauce, lobster-stuffed jumbo shrimp with shallot-infused beurre blanc served with lemon-asparagus orzo, plus brownie tart with vanilla bean ice cream and chocolate caramel sauce.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Sheri Doe
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$170 Per Couple
Sun, Sep 15
5 to 7:30 pm

PRIMER FOR PERFECT CUT-OUT COOKIES AND ROYAL ICING

Decorating stunning cut-out sugar cookies with royal icing starts with the techniques of beautifully baked cookies with crisp edges and creating different consistencies of royal icing for flooding, outlining, and writing. The talented cookie artist Caroline Stamp provides all the basics for success starting with mixing, rolling out, and baking vanilla sugar cookies, and the effects of humidity, desired texture and thickness, along with chill vs. no chill methods. Caroline will make royal icing and discuss coloring, disposable pastry bags with tips, tipless pastry bags, and squeeze bottles, and show the class how to set up their space for decorating with the proper tools and test the royal icing with pastry bags and tips on parchment.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Caroline Stamp
Culinary Educator
Demonstration
$60 Per Person
Sun, Sep 15
5:30 to 8 pm

THE CHILI CHALLENGE

Increase the arsenal for your next chili cook-off with three unique chilis in a tasty challenge with Devon Drag. This hands-on class will learn to make smoky chicken and pumpkin chili with roasted poblanos and white beans finished with cream and cilantro, beef and bacon chili with ancho and chipotle plus fire-roasted tomatoes and beans with stout beer, Southwestern bison chili with chipotle and black beans and corn, all served with your choice of shredded cheese, diced onions, crushed tortilla chips, and avocado. Learn to make brown butter skillet cornbread with whipped honey butter, oven-baked sweet potato fries tossed in garlic powder and smoked paprika, one-bowl brownies and vanilla ice cream, plus an assortment of beers.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Devon Drag
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$70 Per Person
Mon, Sep 16
6 to 8:30 pm

FALAFELS: PUT IT IN A PITA

Spend a memorable evening making homemade pita and falafels with Rachelle Killian. This hands-on vegetarian class will make homemade hummus dip with oil-cured olives and fried garlic, homemade pita pockets stuffed with chickpea falafel in tahini sauce and cucumber salad, green celery-dill-parsley-mint falafels with red bell pepper, phyllo turnovers with feta and fennel, plus pistachio-honey cake with sweetened yogurt topping. #vegetarian #healthy
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Rachelle Killian
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Mon, Sep 16
6 to 8:30 pm

PUT THAT IN YOUR PASTRY BAG AND PIPE IT!

Join the talented Naky Lee, owner of Cott Studio - specializing in floral arrangements and decorating stunning cakes with beautiful buttercream flowers, for a class focusing on the artistry of the pastry bag. With an art degree from Seoul’s Institute of the Art, Naky shares her creative skills with techniques for making beautiful buttercream flowers using a variety of pastry tips for exquisite cherry blossoms on parchment paper and flower nails, then adding the final results to cupcakes. Naky provides students with her buttercream recipe and directions on how to add the flowers to cakes and cupcakes. Students will take home their decorated cupcakes.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Nakyung Lee
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Mon, Sep 16
6:30 to 9 pm

TRAVELS WITH TUTKO - SAN FRANCISCO

Back in the day, Sharon Tutko was an adventure-seeking young woman with chef knives eager to experience the world. Most of those things still ring true as she shares the significant food that is still part of her life in this monthly series. From Zuni Café in San Francisco, Sharon mentored with Judy Rodgers for a 5:30 am shift with highly skilled and passionate foodies before heading straight to culinary school at the California Culinary Academy. Enjoy a welcoming nibble of green olive-lemon relish with bread for dipping, gulf shrimp cooked in a superb romesco sauce with charred tomatoes and toasted hazelnuts served with wilted spinach, pasta carbonara di ricotta with fresh peas and lardons, plus a plum galette with lemon-scented mascarpone. #weekday
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Sharon Tutko
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Demonstration
$55 Per Person
Tue, Sep 17
11 am to 1:30 pm

SOURDOUGH BREAD

If the thought of freshly baked sourdough bread makes you weak in the knees, join bread baker Melissa Clendenin with step-by-step instructions for successful bread with intoxicating flavors. This hands-on class will learn how to maintain and refresh the starter and test for ripeness, discover how to fold and shape the dough along with using rising vessels, and learn the benefits of the overnight fermentation method with detailed instructions for resting and rising periods and scoring the bread tops. Learn how to make Melissa's master sourdough recipe and incorporate different inclusions into your bread with Melissa’s choices of dried fruit, nuts, seeds, citrus zest, olives, jalapeños, cheese, and sun-dried tomatoes. Each participant will take home sourdough starter.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Melissa Clendenin
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Tue, Sep 17
6 to 9 pm

OH, THE IRON-Y!

Cast iron has become one of the most popular cooking vessels with mad skills for retaining heat and searing meat perfectly, and ideal for big, rich dishes that appeal to everyone. This hands-on class with Sheri Doe will create caramelized onion dip baked with gruyère served on crostini, blackened rib-eye steak with chive butter, cheesy cast iron dauphinoise, bacon-wrapped charred broccoli, plus pineapple-ginger upside-down cake, and a dark and stormy cocktail with candied ginger.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Sheri Doe
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$70 Per Person
Tue, Sep 17
6 to 8:30 pm

WHAT FUFU IS ALL ABOUT

Spend a pleasurable evening with the charming scientist Adjo Honsou who brought West African cuisine to St. Louis via her food truck, Fufu n' Sauce and is a contestant on Season 3 of The Great American Recipe on PBS. Enjoy sweet and flavorful fried plantain morsels, egusi - a tomato-based stew cooked with roasted pumpkin seeds and spinach in palm nut oil, fufu - a West African plantain and yam flour staple and the perfect vehicle for egusi, plus fresh house made ginger beer from fresh ginger roots and a touch of pineapple sweetened with cane sugar.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Adjo Honsou
Culinary Educator
Demonstration
$55 Per Person
Tue, Sep 17
6:30 to 9 pm

THE BEST OF BAREFOOT - COOK LIKE INA

Jan Reid shares her favorite recipes from the collection of cookbooks of the Barefoot Contessa, Ina Garten. Join Jan in the kitchen to create her favorite dishes from Cook Like a Pro as this hands-on class makes warm dates with prosciutto, sausage-stuffed mushrooms with fennel, Israeli vegetable salad with tomatoes and cucumbers atop hummus with feta and olives served with pita, turkey sandwiches with Brussels sprouts slaw, plus triple chocolate loaf cakes and a classic daiquiri. #weekday
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Jan Reid
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Wed, Sep 18
11 am to 1:30 pm

HANDMADE CHEESES

Explore fresh cheesemaking in an exciting evening with world-renowned cheese expert Neville McNaughton, known as Dr. Cheese. Neville shares the history and science behind making cheese while this hands-on class samples award-winning cheeses that include some locally made samples. Join Dr. Cheese in the kitchen to make creamy ricotta, pulled mozzarella, panela, quark/chevre, and juustoleipa - a Finnish toasted cheese.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Neville McNaughton
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$75 Per Person
Wed, Sep 18
6 to 9 pm

PIZZA - TOP THAT!

There is nothing ordinary in a creative hands-on pizza class with Lydia Gwin. Learn to make cast iron sausage and fennel pizza, bacon-egg-cheese carbonara pizza with lemon zest, soppressata pizza with Calabrian chiles and hot honey, potato pizza with crème fraîche and bacon, plus an Italian salad with chickpeas and red onion topped with creamy parmesan dressing.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Lydia Gwin
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Wed, Sep 18
6 to 8:30 pm

MACARON MANIA - SEPTEMBER

Jump on the bandwagon and discover why these sweet meringue confections are popping up everywhere! Join the talented Laura Branson for a hands-on class creating perfectly domed and footed sandwich cookies with fun flavor profiles and some pretty embellishing with new flavors every month. Learn to make crème brûlée macarons with custard cream surrounded by vanilla bean buttercream topped with caramelized sugar, strawberries and cream macarons with strawberry buttercream and strawberry jam, plus brownie batter macarons with rich chocolate filling.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Laura Branson
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Wed, Sep 18
6:30 to 9 pm

THE COLOR OF CHOCOLATE

Learn to use white, milk, and dark chocolates to create marvelous treats with certified chocolatier Audrey Scherrer. This hands-on class will learn the technique to caramelize white chocolate for white chocolate blondies with cashews, make salted caramel truffles enrobed in milk or dark chocolate, plus create an easy fudgy dark chocolate brownie. #weekday
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Audrey Scherrer
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Thu, Sep 19
11 am to 1:30 pm

CZECH IT OUT! HOT KOLACHES!

Join Sheri Doe for an exciting evening making kolaches -- a Czech-style pastry made of delicious brioche-like dough filled with sweet and savory ingredients. This hands-on class will learn to make the kolache dough and use it for a variety of sweet and savory kolaches, including apricot-mango kolaches, cherry-vanilla bean kolaches, Philly beef cheese steak kolaches with grilled peppers and onion and Monterey Jack cheese, plus spicy Buffalo chicken kolaches with blue cheese.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Sheri Doe
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Thu, Sep 19
6 to 8:30 pm

CULINARY ADVENTURES: VENICE AND COMO

Travel enthusiast and advisor Lydia Gwin shares her culinary adventures to some of the most beautiful and inspiring places in the world with tales of adventure and a taste of local culture. Enjoy a taste of Venice and Como, as Lydia prepares pizzoccheri valtellinesi - Lake Como's specialty buckwheat pasta with cabbage and potatoes plus a duo of cheeses and brown butter sauce, Venetian cicchetti - small snacks of carrot mostarda and roasted ham crostini and a polenta bite with taleggio and sautéed mixed mushrooms, plus orange gelato and an Aperol spritz. Lydia shares a sample taste of unique Lake Como olive oil.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Lydia Gwin
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Demonstration
$65 Per Person
Thu, Sep 19
6:30 to 9 pm

DATE NIGHT FOR COUPLES: STRIP TEASE

Enjoy the tantalizing flavors of a great strip steak, as this hands-on class for couples creates a delicious menu that includes a French martini - vodka-Chambord cocktail with pineapple juice. Join Matt Sassman to create a layered avocado-bacon cobb salad with tomatoes and blue cheese vinaigrette, New York strip steak with caper-olive compound butter, butter-poached lobster mashed potatoes, balsamic braised Brussels sprouts with crisp bacon, plus mini cheesecakes with blueberry topping and boozy whipped cream.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Matthew Sassman
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$150 Per Couple
Fri, Sep 20
6 to 8:30 pm

SUSHI RICE AND ROLL

Learn the basics of sushi-meshi - the art of making sushi rice for creating a variety of sushi rolls using shrimp, unagi, salmon, and real crab, plus tamagoyaki - a Japanese omelet. This hands-on class with Sharon Tutko will make nigiri sushi, uramaki - California rolls, hosomaki - spicy thinly rolled tuna and cucumber rolls, temaki - cone-shaped hand rolls with salmon and vegetables, plus classic accompaniments -- kabayaki sauce, wasabi, and pickled ginger.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Sharon Tutko
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$80 Per Person
Fri, Sep 20
6:30 to 9 pm

SOUTH INDIA SATURDAY - PRAWNS MASALA

Elizabeth Georgin, from Kerala, India, shares traditional dishes from her country in a monthly series. This hands-on class will learn to create bread pakora stuffed with spiced potatoes and fried in chickpea batter, prawns masala served with ghee rice, vendakka mappas - an okra curry cooked in coconut milk with shallots and tomatoes, plus sooji halwa - a sweet semolina dessert.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Elizabeth Georgin
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Sat, Sep 21
11 am to 1:30 pm

HEIR AND A PARENT: STEP UP TO THE CANDY BAR

Spend a memorable afternoon making different versions of your favorite candy bars so good that parents and children will be scrambling for the last morsel. Learn to make mini Butterfinger pies in jars with brown sugar graham cracker crust, homemade Twix bars with caramel and chocolate, Almond Joy cookie bars, peanut butter cup sandwich cookies with peanut butter buttercream, plus Snickers ice cream topped with caramel, peanuts and chocolate. Some candy made in class may be taken home. This class is designed for children, ages 7 to 11, plus a parent.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Devon Drag
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$120 For Parent and Child
Sat, Sep 21
12 to 2:30 pm

DATE NIGHT FOR COUPLES: SIZZLE AND SAMBA DINE AND DANCE

Grab your partner and join us for a unique experience of dancing and dining. The evening begins with a one-hour samba dance lesson with dance instructor Andrea Osman, then create the sizzling and exotic cuisine of beautiful Brazil. Start with sautéed shrimp in white wine cream sauce, then create the national dish of Brazil - feijoada with pork, sausage, black beans, shredded collard greens, fried bananas, rice, and fresh oranges. Sip on a delicious Caipirinha, and complete the evening with creamy flan flavored with lime zest. Put on your dancing shoes! Please do not wear rubber-soled shoes. We recommend closed shoes with a flat leather sole or medium heel.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Dawn Meyer
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$200 Per Couple
Sat, Sep 21
6 to 9 pm

WEEK ENDS AT THE COUNTER: FRENCH SOIRÉE

Spend Saturday night enjoying a remarkable meal in a comfortable, relaxed setting at the counter. Dine on a potato pancake with a pocket of salmon and caviar topped with crème fraîche, roasted rack of pork with ginger sauce served with Swiss chard strudel, plus poached pear bourdaloue in a frangipane tart.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Kitchen Conservatory Chef
Demonstration
$55 Per Person
Sat, Sep 21
6:30 to 9 pm

HEIR AND A PARENT: JEDI ACADEMY

Warrior Rachelle Killian leads a journey of interstellar travel to a galaxy far, far away to create an epic feast for Jedis and their masters. May the force be with you, as this interactive class learns to make fruit sabers, green yoda-mole served with BB-8 shaped soft pretzels, Chewbacca's grilled "porg" wings with homemade ranch dip, TIE fighter s'mores with homemade graham crackers, plus Leia's cinnamon buns. This class is designed for children, ages 7 to 11, plus a parent.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Rachelle Killian
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$120 For Parent and Child
Sun, Sep 22
12 to 2:30 pm

FIRE UP THE GRILL FOR TACOS

Fire up the grill and discover the secrets for making sensational tacos with taco expert Jeff Friesen. This hands-on class will create grilled chicken tacos with charred chiles, whole grilled fish tacos with fresh pico de gallo, grilled salsa verde, grilled Mexican street corn, homemade corn tortillas, plus a seasonal margarita.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Jeff Friesen
Chef
Hands-On
$70 Per Person
Sun, Sep 22
12:30 to 3 pm

A WYNN-ING BRUNCH

Christy Wynne shares her love for creating a gluten-free and dairy-free winning brunch, starting with a chocolate-almond butter smoothie with hidden greens and collagen protein. Enjoy turkey-bacon-egg muffins, a thick and creamy snickerdoodle smoothie bowl topped with homemade granola, apple-cinnamon overnight oats with dairy-free yogurt and collagen protein, plus homemade protein granola bars. #healthy
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Christy Wynne
Culinary Educator
Demonstration
$55 Per Person
Sun, Sep 22
1 to 3:30 pm

DATE NIGHT FOR COUPLES: THAI AND JACKET NOT REQUIRED

Bring a date and spend a casual evening in the kitchen with chef Zach Dale creating tasty Thai food starting with tam taeng kwaa - Thai cucumber salad with long beans and cherry tomatoes and rice noodles. This hands-on class will learn to make traditional phat Thai ruam mit with pork and shrimp, beef and holy basil stir-fry with broccoli on jasmine rice, plus coconut mango pudding.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Zach Dale
Chef
Hands-On
$150 Per Couple
Sun, Sep 22
5 to 7:30 pm

HEIR AND A PARENT: READY FOR IT, SWIFTIES?

Mother and daughter Swifties Rachel and Elyza Sarino welcome you with "It's Me, Hi" for an evening of making the whole place "shimmer". Learn to make "We are never ever getting back together" hummus with "13" veggie dippers, "You need to calm down" panko-crusted chicken tenders with "Sweet like honey" mustard dipping sauce, cheeseburger sliders "In the getaway car", "Shake it off" cookie dough milkshakes, plus "Karma is" an orange chai cookie. You are welcome to dress in your favorite era and bring and trade friendship bracelets. This class is designed for children, ages 7 to 11, plus a parent.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Rachel Sarino
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$125 For Parent and Child
Sun, Sep 22
5:30 to 8 pm

ITALIAN LIRA

Spend a memorable evening with Jeff Young, sous chef of Trattoria Marcella, creating simple Italian doughs for impressive handmade pastas. This hands-on class will make lemon ricotta ravioli with homemade ricotta and butter-poached asparagus, lasagna bolognese with spinach pasta layered with roasted garlic béchamel and ragù Bolognese, tomato farfalle with chicken meatballs and sautéed kale in garlic herb butter with roasted red pepper, plus toasted s'mores ravioli.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Jeff Young
Sous Chef
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Mon, Sep 23
6 to 8:30 pm

THE POP ART OF POP TARTS

Create modern art with pop tarts too flaky and sophisticated to pop from the toaster, as this hands-on class creates exciting variations of both sweet and savory pastries. Join Sharon Tutko in the kitchen to make frosted brown sugar pop tarts, milk chocolate ganache pop tarts, tart and mellow apple pie pop tarts with nutmeg icing, spinach-ricotta-prosciutto pop tarts, plus ham and gruyère puff pastry pop tarts with fresh thyme.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Sharon Tutko
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Mon, Sep 23
6 to 8:30 pm

MOROCCAN' ROLL

Get in the groove to enjoy a rich and alluring Moroccan meal. Lydia Gwin will prepare cucumber-tomato salad with preserved lemon-pomegranate vinaigrette topped with feta and pomegranate, chicken tagine with apricot and almonds served over shallot-almond couscous, plus Moroccan orange cake.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Lydia Gwin
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Demonstration
$55 Per Person
Mon, Sep 23
6:30 to 9 pm

PASSION FOR PASTA

Sheri Doe shares her love of homemade pasta after living and working in Southern Italy for four years. Join her in the kitchen to create three lovely pastas with the perfect sauce, plus refreshing basil sorbet and a hand crafted Negroni. This hands-on class will create herb fettuccine with a vibrant lemon garlic sauce, spaghetti with cherry tomatoes and shrimp scampi, and tri-color busiate pasta with arrabiata sauce.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Sheri Doe
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Tue, Sep 24
6 to 8:30 pm

TACOS AND TEQUILA

Satisfy your taco cravings in a terrific hands-on class with Mickey Kitterman. Learn to make three tantalizing tacos with housemade corn tortillas - grilled Baja fish tacos with chipotle sauce, cabbage, pico de gallo and queso fresco; shredded chile roasted duck tacos with crisp pork belly, avocado, and serrano sauce; sweet potato tacos with roasted peppers and chiles, toasted pepita, avocado, chipotle aïoli and pickled onions, plus a refreshing margarita.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Mickey Kitterman
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Tue, Sep 24
6 to 8:30 pm

IF YOU KNEW SUSHI

It is always a delight to have Thai native and sushi chef Jay Dedkhad, of Ocha Thai and Japanese, in our kitchens creating beautiful and delectable sushi, in one of our most popular classes. Using the freshest fish and other beautiful ingredients, this hands-on class will master the art of rolling and forming a variety of lavish and enticing sushi.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Jay Dedkhad
Chef
Hands-On
$80 Per Person
Tue, Sep 24
6:30 to 9 pm

SHOW ME MO CAJUN

Chef Mathew Unger exemplifies the "Show Me" Missouri slogan as he shares his extensive research for an upcoming cookbook on Missouri comfort foods and the influence of Cajun cuisine. This hands-on class will work side-by-side with Mathew to make crab cakes with rémoulade sauce, Cajun shrimp, chicken and sausage gumbo, plus bourbon bread pudding with brioche bread and vanilla custard.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Mathew Unger
Chef
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Wed, Sep 25
6 to 8:30 pm

UFF DA, FOR THE LOVE OF LEFSE

Lydia Gwin proudly shares a taste of her childhood with her first generation Scandinavian-Minnesotan mom, Patricia Mann, learning how to create lefse - a Scandinavian griddled flatbread that resembles a tortilla, thin pancake or thick crêpe. This hands-on class will make three varieties - flour lefse, riced potato lefse, and Norwegian sweet lefse with cinnamon buttercream, then fill with traditional fillings including butter and sugar, Norwegian brown cheese, cured salmon, sausage, and pickled beets.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Lydia Gwin
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$70 Per Person
Wed, Sep 25
6 to 8:30 pm

JAN AND MATT DO HAPPY HOUR

Spend an evening enjoying the mutual trust and camaraderie between friends Jan Reid and Matt Sassman as they flex their culinary muscles to create a memorable happy hour with cocktails and appetizers. Take a seat at the counter as they amuse you with their banter and prepare cheeseburger sliders with quick pickles and bacon jam, prosciutto and parmesan pinwheels, wedge salad on a stick with bacon and tomatoes and homemade creamy blue cheese dressing, salami-mozzarella-olive antipasto skewers with basil-balsamic drizzle, plus a gin and tonic with cucumber ribbons, and a French 75 with a lemon garnish.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Matt Sassman and Jan Reid
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Demonstration
$65 Per Person
Wed, Sep 25
6:30 to 9 pm

DAYS WITH DEVON - MARMALADE AND MARGARITA

Spend an easygoing late morning with Devon Drag as she recreates some of her favorite go-to dishes in this monthly series. Enjoy spanakopita spinach-feta frittata with spinach and fresh herbs, gouda muffins, citrus marmalade shortbread tart with rosemary, plus quinoa fruit salad dressed with lime and honey, and rosé margarita sangria with fresh fruit. #weekday
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Devon Drag
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Demonstration
$50 Per Person
Thu, Sep 26
11 am to 1:30 pm

MISS MUFFET'S BRUNCH

Push your tuffets to the "whey" side, and join Marci Boland for a cottage cheese lovers brunch that will turn the naysayers into fans. This hands-on class will create a stunning buffet of 3-ingredient cottage cheese bagels, cottage cheese pancakes with almond flour and almond milk served with fresh fruit and maple syrup, Grandma Mina's updated cheesy spinach casserole, gluten-free cornmeal-cottage cheese muffins with roasted red peppers and feta, plus Grandma Ruth's cottage cheese blintz casserole. #vegetarian #healthy #weekday
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Marci Boland
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$45 Per Person
Fri, Sep 27
11 am to 1:30 pm

DATE NIGHT FOR COUPLES: GREAT HARVEST DINNER PARTY

Join your partner in the kitchen creating the rich flavors of autumn, paired with wines for an ideal dinner with friends and family. Learn to make apple-blue cheese tart paired with prosecco, smoke-roasted Cornish hens with an herb pan sauce served with chorizo-buttermilk cornbread dressing, cast iron butternut squash with bacon and spinach, paired with pinot noir, plus brown sugar-brandy pear turnovers with cinnamon ice cream, paired with a late harvest white wine.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Mickey Kitterman
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$160 Per Couple
Fri, Sep 27
6 to 8:30 pm

HEIR AND A PARENT: WIZARDS IN THE KITCHEN

Attention all Muggles! Experience the world of Harry Potter and make magic in the kitchen as Amanda Anderson helps you prepare delightful dishes described throughout the J.K. Rowling series, including The Three Broomsticks' butterbeer, ham-and-cheese pasties from the Hogwarts house-elves, Mrs. Weasley's potatoes with béchamel sauce, and Hermoine's dragon wand vegetables with magic sauce. Before you apparate home, you'll make Aunt Petunia's individual berry-pudding trifles. This class is designed for children, ages 7 to 11, plus a parent.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Amanda Anderson
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$125 For Parent and Child
Sat, Sep 28
11 am to 1:30 pm

DAY GRILLING

Spend a delightful afternoon at the grill with Jeff Friesen creating some fantastic summer dishes. This hands-on class will create smoked and grilled spatchcock chicken, crispy grilled potatoes, tangy charred broccoli with spicy vinaigrette, grilled romaine BLT salad with buttermilk dressing, plus grilled peach shortcake with bourbon whipped cream, and a smoked pineapple margarita.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Jeff Friesen
Chef
Hands-On
$70 Per Person
Sat, Sep 28
12 to 2:30 pm

DATE NIGHT FOR COUPLES: SEAR-IOUS ABOUT CAST IRON

Cast iron pans are versatile, durable, and a "hot" way to cook everything from appetizers to desserts. Join cast iron fan-atic Jacob Couture for a sear-ious evening as this hands-on class learns to make creamy garlic chicken spanakopita skillet, olive-rosemary focaccia with pistachios, Peruvian skirt steak with creamy aji verde, blistered shishito peppers, plus brown butter caramel-peach turnover.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Jacob Couture
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$160 Per Couple
Sat, Sep 28
6 to 8:30 pm

THE SUSHI COUNTER

Step up to our counter and join Adam LaViolette as he shares his expertise in the art of sushi making. This hands-on class will learn the techniques to create salmon nigiri with aburi shio koji - salmon sliced and shaped over rice then brushed with a shio koji nikiri and flame seared, shiitake gunkan seasoned with yuzu kosho - sautéed shiitakes in a boat-shaped ball of sushi rice banded with a nori strip, spicy tuna futomaki with spicy miso seasoning, crab-avocado-cucumber uramaki - an inside-out roll with sesame seeds, and broccolini goma-ae tamaki - a hand roll filled with blanched broccolini tossed in creamy sesame dressing.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Adam LaViolette
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$80 Per Person
Sat, Sep 28
6:30 to 9 pm

HEIR AND A PARENT: BITS AND PIZZAS

Join Laura Branson in the kitchen for a delightful afternoon creating individual pizzas to share with your favorite adult. This hands-on class will make gooey fried mozzarella sticks with dipping sauce, pizza with your choice of toppings including homemade pizza sauce, freshly grated cheese, pepperoni, veggies, caramelized onions, and delicious prosciutto. Finish with a soft oatmeal cookie crust "pizza" topped with caramel, chocolate chips, M&Ms and drizzled with white chocolate. This class is designed for children, ages 7 to 11, plus a parent.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Laura Branson
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$120 For Parent and Child
Sun, Sep 29
12 to 2:30 pm

BIGGER FISH TO TRY

Learn to cook fish in different styles of cuisines from around the world and pair them with the perfect sauce and accompaniment. This hands-on class will create an olive oil braised swordfish with pink salt on a bed of greens and vegetables with a boiled egg and lemon parmesan vinaigrette, smoked mahi mahi with pineapple salsa and citrus rice, grilled wild salmon with tomato-caper relish and asparagus, plus pan-seared striped bass with avocado and black beans and crispy tortilla strips.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$80 Per Person
Sun, Sep 29
12:30 to 3 pm

DATE NIGHT FOR COUPLES: PHO-NOMENAL VIETNAMESE

Spend the evening in the kitchen with your partner creating the classic dishes of Vietnam. Join Jan Reid for a hands-on class learning to make banh xeo crepes with shrimp and nuoc cham dipping sauce, banh mi baguette bites with chicken and pickled vegetables, green mango salad, beef pho soup with rice noodles, shaking beef on jasmine rice, plus refreshing coconut sorbet.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Jan Reid
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$150 Per Couple
Sun, Sep 29
5 to 7:30 pm

FRENCH TWILIGHT

Treat yourself to a relaxing and refined French dinner at our lovely counter before a new week begins. Enjoy fresh oyster and oyster mushroom soup, scallops wrapped in a salmon turban on top of fresh lemon pasta with spinach, plus apple crêpes filled with Calvados soufflé.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Kitchen Conservatory Chef
Demonstration
$55 Per Person
Sun, Sep 29
5:30 to 8 pm

CAKE FLIGHT II

A cake flight with world traveler Lydia Gwin is the best way to experience first-hand four cakes from around the world, each with their own special components. This hands-on class will make Japanese kasutera cake - an old-fashioned Japanese sponge cake with a sweet honey flavor, Australian lamingtons - little squares of moist butter sponge cake dipped in chocolate and coated in coconut, British lemon drizzle cake with a traditional airy sponge cake and a lemon topping, plus St. Louis gooey butter cake.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Lydia Gwin
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Mon, Sep 30
6 to 8:30 pm

LET'S PLAY HOOKY

Bring a date! Bring your friends! Bring your family! Mickey Kitterman is playing hooky with his favorite "let's kick back" fish dishes. This hands-on class will spend an adventurous evening creating smoked and butter-poached lobster rolls, Mickey's favorite fish tacos, crab and corn quesadillas with avocado salsa, and mahi mahi burgers with saffron aïoli on very soft buns.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Mickey Kitterman
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$80 Per Person
Mon, Sep 30
6 to 8:30 pm

TEX-MEX SIZZLES

Give a hearty welcome to personal chef Andrew Guyton, originally from Houston, Texas, as he shares authentic Tex-Mex cuisine. Enjoy roasted tomato salsa and chips, grilled fajita steak with sautéed onions and peppers, green chile chicken enchiladas, lime-cilantro rice, plus a fresh orange margarita, and spicy cinnamon chocolate cake with a chocolate drizzle.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Andrew Guyton
Culinary Educator
Demonstration
$60 Per Person
Mon, Sep 30
6:30 to 9 pm

A DAY IN THE KITCHEN: BREAD BASKET

Come over to the other side of the counter to master cooking in our special participation classes. For those who are interested in learning more about how to cook, A Day in the Kitchen offers an in-depth mastery of specific culinary arts. These classes are limited to eight people.
Conquer the art of baking delicious yeast breads in this hands-on class that will cover all kinds of delicious, home-baked breads, including baguettes, rolls, pizza, rye, whole-grain, sandwich breads, and delicious cinnamon rolls. The class will make natural starters, sponges, crusty breads, and enriched doughs. Plus, learn how to make the amazing no-knead, slow-rise bread. Each participant will take home sourdough starter. #weekday
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Melissa Clendenin
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$175 Per Person
Tue, Oct 1
11 am to 4 pm

THE BEAR NECESSITIES

Sheri Doe explores the captivating chemistry between the gritty team of culinary talents in the kitchen of the Chicago restaurant that lures us in to watch The Bear. This hands-on class will create three stunning main courses - Carmy's "Mom's chicken" piccata sautéed golden brown with lemon and capers and white wine, Sydney's fall-off-the-bone cola braised short ribs cooked in a Dutch oven with risotto, and Sydney's Chilean sea bass sous vide with tomato confit.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Sheri Doe
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$70 Per Person
Tue, Oct 1
6 to 8:30 pm

FISH COOKERY 102

Work side-by-side with the skillful chef Sharon Tutko and delve into fish cookery using four different fish with four unique cooking techniques. This hands-on class will create salt-baked whole snapper with fresh herbs and lemon, poached salmon served with cucumber raita, sautéed flounder filets with pistachio-basil butter, and broiled Moroccan whitefish with tomatoes and garbanzo beans seasoned with cumin, coriander and paprika, all accompanied by roasted garlic potatoes and tossed kale salad with tahini dressing.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Sharon Tutko
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$80 Per Person
Tue, Oct 1
6 to 8:30 pm

CULINARY ADVENTURES: BOLOGNA

Travel enthusiast and advisor Lydia Gwin shares her culinary adventures to some of the most beautiful and inspiring places in the world with tales of adventure and a taste of local culture. Enjoy a taste of Bologna, as Lydia prepares hand-shaped tortellini en brodo - served in homemade chicken stock, lasagna verde with fresh pasta sheets and zucchini layered between béchamel and Bolognese ragù, plus a caprese salad with mortadella and burrata cheese dressed with a balsamic reduction.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Lydia Gwin
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Demonstration
$60 Per Person
Tue, Oct 1
6:30 to 9 pm

PARKS AND REC BUBBLES AND BRUNCH

Lydia Gwin brings the fun and laughter from the beloved characters in the acclaimed hit, Parks and Rec. This hands-on class will create Leslie Knope's favorite waffles from JJ's Diner with syrup and whipped cream, Ron Swanson's "meat tornado" burrito with flank steak and carnitas and fajita chicken, Chris Traeger's "LITERALLY the best" acai bowl, Ben Wyatt's bananas Foster calzone (a sneaky way to get Ron that banana), plus Tom's treat yo'self chocolate cupcakes and Donna Meagle's mimosa. #weekday
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Lydia Gwin
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$70 Per Person
Wed, Oct 2
11 am to 1:30 pm

MACARON MANIA - OCTOBER

Jump on the bandwagon and discover why these sweet meringue confections are popping up everywhere! Join the talented Laura Branson for a hands-on class creating perfectly domed and footed sandwich cookies with fun flavor profiles and some pretty embellishing with new flavors every month. Learn to make pumpkin cheesecake macarons with a rich chai-spiced pumpkin cream cheese buttercream, s'mores macarons with toasted marshmallow center surrounded by chocolate ganache topped with graham cracker crumbles and a drizzle of chocolate, plus Reese's macarons with milk chocolate ganache and peanut butter centers. #weekday
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Laura Branson
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Wed, Oct 2
12 to 2:30 pm

SCHNITZEL, SPÄTZLE, AND STRUDEL

Join the talented chef Mathew Unger as he shares his exciting research for an upcoming cookbook on Missouri comfort foods. With a prevalence of German immigrants to our state, especially in St. Louis and areas around Hermann, this hands-on class will create traditional German dishes -- spinach salad with warm bacon dressing, crispy pork schnitzel with lemon-caper sauce on spätzle, sautéed green beans with bacon, plus traditional apple strudel.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Mathew Unger
Chef
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Thu, Oct 3
6 to 8:30 pm

HOT SOUPS AND WARM BREADS

Have a seat at the counter with Lydia Gwin and discover the ideal combination of an amazing soup paired with a delicious bread, perfect for a chilly autumn meal. Enjoy chile relleno-chicken cheddar soup with browned butter cornbread, spicy Thai coconut chicken soup served with roti bread, plus bourbon butterscotch pudding.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Lydia Gwin
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Demonstration
$55 Per Person
Thu, Oct 3
6:30 to 9 pm

DATE NIGHT FOR COUPLES: SWEATER WEATHER

The sweater weather forecast might be unreliable, but the talented Stephan Ledbetter predicts a perfect night for the rich, warm flavors of autumn. This hands-on class will create roasted prosciutto-wrapped peaches with toasted cashew cream, autumn greens-pear salad with quick pickled grapes and manchego tossed with pear vinaigrette and pecans, butternut squash soup with sage and chile, baked chicken pot pies topped with a lemon-rosemary crust, plus peach cobbler and a "b-autumns up" spiced white and red sangria.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Stephan Ledbetter
Chef
Hands-On
$150 Per Couple
Fri, Oct 4
6 to 8:30 pm

THE LANGUAGE OF SMALL PLATES

Whether you travel afar or dine in any of the ethnic restaurants about town, small plates have their own unique names from different countries - tapas, mezze, dim sum, cicchetti, izakaya and more. Join Sharon Tutko to create a variety of global gluten-free small plates starting with Thai hot and sour shrimp with tamarind and ginger and spices with rice noodles served in individual ramekins. This hands-on class will make mushroom-crispy shallot-pancetta pizzettas with truffle-scented white sauce, miso-glazed salmon bites on crunchy scallion pancakes with wasabi-avocado cream, grilled rack of lamb "pops" with Moroccan spices served with sweet orange-mint sauce, plus chickpea chocolate chip cookies and milk.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Sharon Tutko
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Fri, Oct 4
6 to 8:30 pm

FRENCH FARE - PAUPIETTE DE DINDE

Chef Mickey Kitterman shares his passion for the techniques of classic French cookery with attention to detail to create a superb afternoon lunch with a new menu each month. Enjoy pumpkin-gruyère flan with cèpes and brown butter, paupiette de dinde - turkey cutlets stuffed with ground veal, turkey, pork, and chestnuts, served with truffle butter sauce, purée of celery root and potatoes, plus a French apple custard tart with a chai-spiced crust.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Mickey Kitterman
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Demonstration
$55 Per Person
Sat, Oct 5
11 am to 1:30 pm

HEIR AND A PARENT: TIK-TOK-TACOS

Making tacos with a cool adult in your family might be a viral moment of fun in the kitchen. Spend an unforgettable time with taco dynamo Jeff Friesen making corn tortillas from scratch along with all the components of a great taco, plus a refreshing watermelon-lime agua fresca. This hands-on class will prepare Mexican shredded beef, griddled chicken, fresh guacamole, shredded cheese, diced tomatoes, and chopped lettuce for everyone to create their own mix-and-match tacos. This class is designed for children, ages 7 to 11, plus a parent.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Jeff Friesen
Chef
Hands-On
$120 For Parent and Child
Sat, Oct 5
10 to 12:30 pm

SUNDAY FUNDAY: YOGA BRUNCH

Join certified yoga instructor Devon Drag for a one-hour gentle but energizing all-levels yoga class in our kitchen. Please note the class is BYOM (bring your own mat!). Then, roll up your mats and head to the stovetop to create a nourishing brunch as this hands-on class makes lemon-blueberry Danish with puff pastry, chive-parmesan Dutch baby with roasted tomatoes and fresh basil, potato-zucchini-red pepper skillet hash with mushrooms and feta, pumpkin pie baked oatmeal topped with pecans and a cream cheese glaze, apple-pear salad with mixed greens and dried fruit dressed with maple-balsamic vinaigrette and bacon, plus a Whiskey Daisy cocktail with rye whiskey and Grand Marnier. #healthy
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Devon Drag
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$75 Per Person
Sun, Oct 6
10:30 am to 1:30 pm

YES, MAYBE, GNOCCHI

There is no wavering about fantastic gnocchi as this hands-on class unlocks the secrets of the delectable dumpling pillows. Jeff Friesen leads this class making traditional Italian potato gnocchi with roasted oyster mushrooms and browned butter with currants, basil parisienne choux gnocchi with French tomato cream and roasted tomatoes with breadcrumbs, plus ricotta gnudi with orange, sage and sweet potatoes.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Jeff Friesen
Chef
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Sun, Oct 6
12:30 to 3 pm

HEIR AND A PARENT: PASTA WITH THE KID-DOUGH!

Spend a fun afternoon with Patty Goeke and a parent, grandparent, or your favorite aunt or uncle making fresh homemade pasta. This hands-on class will create cheese ravioli with a light cream sauce, long ribbons of tagliatelle pasta with meatballs and marinara sauce, plus Italian salad with lemon vinaigrette, and chocolate lava cake with raspberry sauce. This class is designed for children, ages 7 to 11, plus a parent.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Patty Goeke
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$120 For Parent and Child
Sun, Oct 6
1 to 3:30 pm

DATE NIGHT FOR COUPLES: PUT AN ONION RING ON IT!

Gentlemen, it is time to get serious about the ring. The onion ring! Couples will create outrageously delicious food as this hands-on class creates beer-battered onion rings, cobb salad with roquefort vinaigrette, peppered beef filets with mushroom-bourbon sauce, cheddar-chive mashed potatoes, plus bananas Foster crème brûlée.

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Dawn Meyer and Larry Meyers
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$150 Per Couple
Sun, Oct 6
5 to 7:30 pm

COOKIE DECORATING FUN FOR HALLOWEEN

Spend an evening of cookie decorating fun with Courtney McKinney where everyone is an artist. The cookies are out of the oven with a variety of shapes perfect for Halloween. This hands-on class will create beautiful cookies and learn outlining, flooding, wet-on-wet, wet-on-dry techniques with a tipless pastry bag, plus learn to add accents and creating texture with sprinkles, with plenty of time for practice and creating your own designs. Everyone takes home their beautiful cookies.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Courtney McKinney
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Sun, Oct 6
5:30 to 8 pm

KILLIAN IT WITH PASTRIES - PRETZELS. TURNOVERS. TARTS.

Treat yourself to a bit of laughter and some great treats, as Rachelle Killian slays sweet and savory pastries in a fun monthly series. Enjoy rosemary-garlic parmesan soft pretzels, blackberry-lavender turnovers with lavender glaze, plus apricot frangipane tart. #weekday
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Rachelle Killian
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Demonstration
$45 Per Person
Mon, Oct 7
11 am to 1:30 pm

CHILI, CHILE, CHURRO

Join Sheri Doe for a hands-on class using chiles for some South of the border heat plus a smoked and spicy pomegranate margarita. Learn to make green chili with charred Anaheim peppers and seasoned pork served with hand made light and fluffy flour tortillas, chiles rellenos with beef and cheese stuffed poblano peppers, and crisp cinnamon-sugar dusted churros served with espresso hot fudge.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Sheri Doe
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Mon, Oct 7
6 to 8:30 pm

THE COLORFUL ART OF PASTA

Lydia Gwin turns monochromatic pasta into an art form by coloring the doughs in rainbow colors with the use of vegetables and herbs, then creating patterns for a fun presentation. This hands-on class will create artful tortellini with lemon-ricotta sauce with roasted asparagus and toasted breadcrumbs, tie-dye garganelli with a pink tomato cream sauce, plus raviolo al uovo in brown butter sauce - herb-pressed pasta filled with an egg yolk surrounded by butternut squash purée.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Lydia Gwin
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Mon, Oct 7
6 to 8:30 pm

AUTUMN ON A PLATE

The rich colors and flavors of autumn are abundant in a superb meal with the accomplished Stephan Ledbetter, starting with baked pear-brie-arugula skewers with balsamic. Enjoy autumn greens with pears and pickled grapes with pear vinaigrette topped with manchego and pecans, roasted butternut squash bisque with spiced pepitas, braised beef with sweet potatoes in a pie crust, plus homemade s'mores and warm wassail.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Stephan Ledbetter
Chef
Demonstration
$55 Per Person
Mon, Oct 7
6:30 to 9 pm

AFTERNOONS WITH AUDREY - PACIFIC NORTHWEST

Audrey Scherrer delights in cooking and sharing food from her own experience in the kitchen and travels in a monthly series. Enjoy the flavors of the Pacific Northwest, as Audrey prepares broiled salmon with a ginger-soy-honey glaze, red wine wild mushroom risotto, massaged kale-apple-pomegranate salad with cider vinaigrette and feta cheese, plus Rainer cherry cobbler with cinnamon and browned butter, and pinot noir from Oregon. #weekday
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Audrey Scherrer
Culinary Educator
Demonstration
$55 Per Person
Tue, Oct 8
11 am to 1:30 pm

AMERICAN-ITALIAN CAST IRON FAVORITES

Cast iron pans are versatile, durable, and a great way to cook Mickey Kitterman's favorite American-Italian dishes, starting with Chicago-style deep dish Italian sausage-mushroom pizza with mushrooms, onions, red sauce, and mozzarella. This hands-on class will make Tuscan steak Fiorentina - pan-roasted thick porterhouse beef steak with roasted garlic and rosemary, chicken and pesto lasagna, and tender veal piccata.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Mickey Kitterman
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$70 Per Person
Tue, Oct 8
6 to 8:30 pm

PLANT-BASED IS A PIZZA MIND

Join plant-based expert Lisa Buchmeier to create a fun plant-based vegan pizza party with all the fixings, plus a green salad with apples, walnuts and citrus dressing. This hands-on class will create their own pizzas starting with homemade dough and basil-garlic marinara sauce, then choose from a variety of toppings including plant-based proteins and cheeses - sweet Italian seitan "sausage", legumes, spices, fennel, cashew "mozzarella", and a variety of vegetables. Finish with Strawberry Bliss chocolate mousse topped with berries and shaved chocolate. #healthy
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Lisa Buchmeier
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Tue, Oct 8
6 to 8:30 pm

GUT REACTION II

Certified health and wellness coach Sharon Tutko shares loads of tips for eating for enjoyment while soothing the gut and strengthening the immune system. Discover an array of foods to eat for a healthy gut reaction that are nourishing, easy to digest, fiber focused, vegetable forward, and wheat-free. Discover the nutritional information behind the food as Sharon prepares a fresh ginger-lime and mint-infused mocktail, charred kale on sweet potato bruschetta with a zesty sunflower seed drizzle, marinated and sautéed chicken breast with sautéed bok choy and maitake mushrooms with creamy tahini sauce served with cumin-scented forbidden rice with fresh cilantro, decadent gluten-free cacao brownies with cashew cream whip, plus a lovely steeped digestive tea of coriander, cumin and fennel seeds. #healthy
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Sharon Tutko
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Demonstration
$55 Per Person
Tue, Oct 8
6:30 to 9 pm

VEGETABLE-CENTRIC

Delicious vegetables are at the center of the plate for this hands-on technique class with Produce Manager Matt Sassman using familiar and unfamiliar vegetables, roots, tubers, leaves, legumes, and aromatics. Learn to roast, braise, blanch, steam, mash, fry, pickle, and create a gratin of any vegetable, cream of any vegetable soup, butter-braised vegetables, roasted vegetables, vegetable purée, plus how to cook leafy greens, and enhance vegetables using dairy or cheese. #vegetarian #healthy
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Matthew Sassman
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Wed, Oct 9
6 to 9 pm

A GREAT BRITISH BAKE OFF

A fan of The Great British Baking Show, Mickey Kitterman shares some of his favorite desserts and pastries that could be on the show in this hands-on class for the amateur baker. Learn to make ginger scones with clotted cream and bumbleberry preserves, chocolate pots de crème with Grand Marnier crème chantilly, chai shortbread, plus a stunning Victoria sandwich of English sponge cake layered with Italian buttercream and fresh berries.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Mickey Kitterman
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Thu, Oct 10
6 to 8:30 pm

HEIR AND A PARENT: BITS AND PIZZAS

Join Laura Branson in the kitchen for a delightful morning creating individual pizzas to share with your favorite adult. This hands-on class will make gooey fried mozzarella sticks with dipping sauce, pizza with your choice of toppings including homemade pizza sauce, freshly grated cheese, pepperoni, veggies, caramelized onions, and delicious prosciutto. Finish with a soft oatmeal cookie crust "pizza" topped with caramel, chocolate chips, M&Ms and drizzled with white chocolate. This class is designed for children, ages 7 to 11, plus a parent.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Laura Branson
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$120 For Parent and Child
Sat, Oct 12
10:30 am to 1 pm

DATE NIGHT FOR COUPLES: BOURBON IS WHISKEY BUSINESS

The kitchen lights up with fun and laughter as this date night class joins Devon Drag to create flavor-packed dishes with bourbon as an ingredient, starting with BLT crostinis with bourbon brown sugar-glazed bacon, roasted tomatoes and homemade ranch spread. This hands-on class will make romaine-apple-red onion salad with gorgonzola and candied pecans topped with whiskey vinaigrette, spice rubbed pork loin roast with a bourbon reduction, succotash with bacon and maple bourbon brown butter, plus flourless chocolate bourbon brownies with vanilla ice cream and bourbon caramel sauce, and The Big Texan bourbon-grapefruit cocktail.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Devon Drag
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$170 Per Couple
Sat, Oct 12
6 to 8:30 pm

GIRLS' NIGHT OUT: CHAT ABOUT CHAATS

Catch up with your girlfriends by spending a lovely evening with Lily Sugathan as she shares an enticing variety of chaats - street foods sold across India known for their complex combination of flavors and textures. Enjoy pan puri - bite-size crispy fried puffed puris with a potato-chickpea filling and an explosion of flavor, ragda potato patties served with spicy white pea curry and chutney and cilantro, Indo-Chinese bhel - a noodle-veggie snack served with deep-fried chicken Manchurian, plus daulat ki chaat - a dessert made with cream topped with saffron, nuts and silver leaf.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Lily Sugathan
Culinary Educator
Demonstration
$55 Per Person
Sat, Oct 12
6:30 to 9 pm

CZECH IT OUT! HOT KOLACHES!

Join Sheri Doe for an exciting afternoon making kolaches -- a Czech-style pastry made of delicious brioche-like dough filled with sweet and savory ingredients. This hands-on class will learn to make the kolache dough and use it for a variety of sweet and savory kolaches, including apricot-mango kolaches, cherry-vanilla bean kolaches, Philly beef cheese steak kolaches with grilled peppers and onion and Monterey Jack cheese, plus spicy Buffalo chicken kolaches with blue cheese.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Sheri Doe
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Sun, Oct 13
12 to 2:30 pm

HEIR AND A PARENT: THRILLED TO PIZZAS

Happiness is a fun afternoon with Jess Schmidt and a parent, grandparent, or your favorite aunt or uncle making lots of pizza, kiddy sangria, and mixed berry crumb bars with vanilla ice cream for dessert! Learn to make fresh pizza dough, roll it out and create an individual pizza with your favorite toppings, including cheese, veggies, pepperoni, and Italian turkey sausage, and more. This class is designed for children, ages 7 to 11, plus a parent.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Jess Schmidt
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$120 For Parent and Child
Sun, Oct 13
12:30 to 3 pm

NOVEL CUISINE: THE FRENCH INGREDIENT

Jane Bertch pens her memoir, The French Ingredient: Making a Life in Paris One Lesson at a Time, about the struggles she faced to start a cooking school in Paris teaching French cooking primarily to travelers. As the class discusses the book, they will enjoy classic salad Lyonnaise, chestnut soup, duck à l'orange with potatoes dauphinoise, plus crème brûlée and macarons.
Novel Cuisine is a culinary book club for food lovers that read the book in advance and includes novels, memoirs, histories, science and politics -- all with food as a central theme. The books for Novel Cuisine are available at Kitchen Conservatory. Come to one or as many of these classes as you like! Novel Cuisine started in our kitchen in 2006 and our readers and food lovers have discussed nearly 200 books! We love to hear from our students what books they want to read!
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Kitchen Conservatory Chef
Demonstration
$45 Per Person
Sun, Oct 13
1 to 3:30 pm

DATE NIGHT FOR COUPLES: HOT TO TRATTORIA

Join the ardent sous chef of Trattoria Marcella, Jeff Young, as he shares his enthusiasm for simple yet sophisticated Italian fare. This hands-on class will create roasted garlic and blistered cherry tomato bruschetta, shaved Brussels sprouts salad with roasted butternut squash topped with brown butter vinaigrette and pears, sausage and Calabrian chile agnolotti with parmesan and crisp prosciutto and kale, plus macerated strawberries with a sherry glaze served with zabaglione.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Jeff Young
Sous Chef
Hands-On
$150 Per Couple
Sun, Oct 13
5 to 7:30 pm

HALLOWEEN COOKIE DECORATING

Raise your pastry bags to Caroline Stamp who loves to share simple techniques for mastering royal icing with a tipless pastry bag. Follow along with Caroline for step-by-step instructions for outlining, flooding, marbling, wet-on-wet, and wet-on-dry techniques to create fabulous cookies perfect for Halloween, with plenty of time to create your own designs. Everyone will leave with a stunning array of decorated cookies to impress family and friends.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Caroline Stamp
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Sun, Oct 13
5:30 to 8 pm

COOKIE DECORATING FUN FOR HALLOWEEN

Spend an afternoon of cookie decorating fun with Courtney McKinney where everyone is an artist. The cookies are out of the oven with a variety of shapes perfect for Halloween. This hands-on class will create beautiful cookies and learn outlining, flooding, wet-on-wet, wet-on-dry techniques with a tipless pastry bag, plus learn to add accents and creating texture with sprinkles, with plenty of time for practice and creating your own designs. Everyone takes home their beautiful cookies. #weekday
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Courtney McKinney
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Mon, Oct 14
12 to 2:30 pm

THAI THIS ON FOR SIGHS

If Thai food delights your taste buds, spend an exciting evening in the kitchen with Zach Dale as he shares his passion for Thai cuisine starting with som tum - green papaya salad with long beans, tomatoes, fried garlic and shallots tossed in a tamarind dressing. This hands-on class will create chicken and vegetable green curry made with fresh green curry paste and coconut milk, pad see ew - stir-fried rice noodles with ground pork and Chinese broccoli, plus mango sticky rice.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Zach Dale
Chef
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Mon, Oct 14
6 to 8:30 pm

TRAVELS WITH TUTKO - NAPA VALLEY

Back in the day, Sharon Tutko was an adventure-seeking young woman with chef knives eager to experience the world. Most of those things still ring true as she shares the significant food that is still part of her life in this monthly series. Sometimes you don't know what you had til it's gone, and Sharon now appreciates the '90s culinary scene with down-to-earth pre-Food Network chef celebrities. Enjoy a hot-cold-sweet-sour crispy onion salad with lemons and olives and arugula served with rosemary focaccia with Maldon salt, pan-seared whitefish with truffle-garlic potatoes and broccoli rabe with capers and crispy prosciutto bits, paired with a Napa Valley pinot grigio, plus limoncello lemon mousse with blackberries and a pirouette cookie. #weekday
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Sharon Tutko
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Demonstration
$55 Per Person
Tue, Oct 15
11 am to 1:30 pm

OODLES OF NOODLES

Can't stop thinking about all the great noodles in Asia? Join us for a lively hands-on class making five exciting dishes that use packaged noodles, including dan dan mien noodles with pork, sweet-and-spicy rice noodles with chicken, lo mein with beef and vegetables, fresh summer rolls with shrimp and cellophane noodles, plus chilled sesame soba noodles.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Kitchen Conservatory Chef
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Tue, Oct 15
6 to 8:30 pm

IF YOU KNEW SUSHI

It is always a delight to have Thai native and sushi chef Jay Dedkhad, of Ocha Thai and Japanese, in our kitchens creating beautiful and delectable sushi, in one of our most popular classes. Using the freshest fish and other beautiful ingredients, this hands-on class will master the art of rolling and forming a variety of lavish and enticing sushi.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Jay Dedkhad
Chef
Hands-On
$80 Per Person
Tue, Oct 15
6:30 to 9 pm

JAN AND MATT SAVOR THE MEDITERRANEAN

Spend an evening enjoying the mutual trust and camaraderie between friends Jan Reid and Matt Sassman as they flex their culinary muscles to create a memorable meal with Mediterranean influences. Take a seat at the counter as they amuse you with their banter and prepare lamb meatballs with spicy tomato sauce, Oasis carrot salad with cilantro-cumin vinaigrette, flatbread with green onions, pan-seared and roasted za'atar chicken served with couscous, plus olive oil cake with grilled pineapple and yogurt sauce.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Matt Sassman and Jan Reid
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Demonstration
$60 Per Person
Wed, Oct 16
6:30 to 9 pm

DAYS WITH DEVON - CASSEROLE AND COSMOPOLITAN

Spend an easygoing late morning with Devon Drag as she recreates some of her favorite go-to dishes in this monthly series. Enjoy BLT crostinis with bourbon brown sugar-glazed bacon, roasted tomatoes and homemade ranch spread, espresso-chocolate muffins with walnuts and demerara sugar, Greek omelet casserole with fresh spinach and artichokes and feta and dill, baby spinach and bacon breakfast salad with maple vinaigrette topped with cinnamon sugar croutons and pecans, plus a cosmopolitan spritz. #weekday
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Devon Drag
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Demonstration
$50 Per Person
Thu, Oct 17
11 am to 1:30 pm

GIRLS' NIGHT OUT: ITALIAN SCALLION

Sit back and relax with your girlfriends, as Jacob Couture creates Italian dishes filled with tart, sweet and saucy elements. Enjoy crispy jumbo prawns with lemon parsley aïoli, prosciutto and ricotta ravioli with chive and brown butter sauce, plus salted caramel ice cream served with homemade chiacchiere - fried Italian pastries, and a preserved lemon martini.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Jacob Couture
Culinary Educator
Demonstration
$60 Per Person
Fri, Oct 18
6:30 to 9 pm

A DAY IN THE KITCHEN: FISH AND SEAFOOD

Come over to the other side of the counter to master cooking in our special participation classes. For those who are interested in learning more about how to cook, A Day in the Kitchen offers an in-depth mastery of specific culinary arts. These classes are limited to eight people.
This very popular participation class will show everything you need to know about selecting, preparing, and cooking all different kinds of fish and shellfish. Our fish expert will give the class much flexibility in creating the dishes they most want to learn. Participants are invited to meet at 9:15 am at Starrs, 1135 South Big Bend, Richmond Heights, to select the fish.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$200 Per Person
Sat, Oct 19
10 am to 3 pm

HEIR AND A PARENT: WAKE UP CALL

Retired school teacher Marci Boland is always on the go and shares healthy make-ahead breakfast options that are fast and easy for adults and children. This hands-on class will create homemade maple-cinnamon granola, pumpkin mini loaves with chocolate chips and walnuts, protein whole wheat bagels, almond chia pudding with a variety of mix-ins, build-your-own breakfast egg muffins with any combination of cheese and bacon or sausage and vegetables, make-ahead ground turkey breakfast burritos, and peanut butter balls. This class is designed for children, ages 7 to 11, plus a parent. #healthy
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Marci Boland
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$120 For Parent and Child
Sat, Oct 19
10:30 am to 1 pm

PRETTY CAKE DECORATING

The talented Maria Ines Goncalves shares tips and techniques for pretty cake decorating so everyone can find their inner artist. The buttercream frosting is already made and the six-inch one-layer cakes are out of the oven and ready to decorate. This hands-on class will learn how to create a level cake, crumb coat and frost the cake with a flawless finish like a pro. Using a pastry bag and a variety of tips, learn to create elegant borders for a unique cake. Each student will take home their decorated cake.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Maria Ines Goncalves
Pastry Chef
Hands-On
$70 Per Person
Sat, Oct 19
11 am to 1:30 pm

DATE NIGHT FOR COUPLES: ANYTHING IS PASTA-BLE

Get your partner in the kitchen and anything is possible! Master the skills of making delicious homemade pasta as this splendid hands-on class with Angela Adrignola creates classic Caesar salad, Italian wedding soup, toasted ravioli with marinara dipping sauce, fettuccine Alfredo, plus chocolate molten lava cake, and an espresso martini.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Angela Adrignola
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$150 Per Couple
Sat, Oct 19
6 to 8:30 pm

HEIR AND A PARENT: WIZARDS IN THE KITCHEN

Attention all Muggles! Experience the world of Harry Potter and make magic in the kitchen as Amanda Anderson helps you prepare delightful dishes described throughout the J.K. Rowling series, including The Three Broomsticks' butterbeer, ham-and-cheese pasties from the Hogwarts house-elves, Mrs. Weasley's potatoes with béchamel sauce, and Hermoine's dragon wand vegetables with magic sauce. Before you apparate home, you'll make Aunt Petunia's individual berry-pudding trifles. This class is designed for children, ages 7 to 11, plus a parent.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Amanda Anderson
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$125 For Parent and Child
Sun, Oct 20
12 to 2:30 pm

DATE NIGHT FOR COUPLES: RUSTIC FRENCH BISTRO

Indulge in a romantic rendezvous with your partner in the kitchen creating an elegant meal, accompanied with appropriate wines. This hands-on class will make French onion soup, bistro salad with ravigote champagne dressing, steak au poivre with pommes frites, plus chocolate pots de crème with whipped cream for dessert.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Mickey Kitterman
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$160 Per Couple
Sun, Oct 20
5 to 7:30 pm

HEIR AND A PARENT: SUSHI - JUST ROLL WITH IT

It is okay to play with your food in this fun hands-on sushi class with the talented Rohan Sarino. Learn to make sushi rice using three different cooking vessels, use a sushi mat, work with sticky rice, and choose your own ingredients including tuna and salmon to create sushi rolls, inside-out rolls and nigiri-style sushi. Rohan shares his secrets to making spicy sriracha mayo. This class is designed for children, ages 7 to 11, plus a parent.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Rohan Sarino
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$125 For Parent and Child
Sun, Oct 20
5:30 to 8 pm

A DAY IN THE KITCHEN: PASTA WORKSHOP

Come over to the other side of the counter to master cooking in our special participation classes. For those who are interested in learning more about how to cook, A Day in the Kitchen offers an in-depth mastery of specific culinary arts. These classes are limited to eight people.
Spend the day perfecting the art of Italian pasta dough. This hands-on class with Rachelle Killian will learn to make a variety of fresh noodle shapes, including fettuccine, angel hair, pappardelle, ravioli, tortellini, agnolotti, cannelloni, and cavatelli, plus potato gnocchi and the amazing Venetian-style lasagna. The pastas will be sauced with Bolognese, puttanesca, carbonara, Alfredo, brown butter, and lemon sauces. #weekday
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Rachelle Killian
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$175 Per Person
Mon, Oct 21
11 am to 4 pm

WHEN THE MOON HITS YOUR EYE

That's amore! Join Sheri Doe and learn to make the versatile pan pizza that does not require shaping or stretching the dough, and can be done without a pizza stone, high heat oven or a pizza peel. Originally made in Tuscany around 1900 from the residual heat of wood fired ovens, this class will make Roman-style pan pizzas topped with cheese and a simple crushed tomato and basil sauce, plus a variety of toppings.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Sheri Doe
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Mon, Oct 21
6 to 8:30 pm

HOOKED ON FISH TACOS

Spend a fun evening making seafood tacos and homemade corn tortillas with sauces and salsas, plus ceviche and a seasonal margarita with taco expert Jeff Friesen. This hands-on class will create Baja fish tacos with Baja sauce, and blackened catfish tacos with tartar sauce.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Jeff Friesen
Chef
Hands-On
$70 Per Person
Mon, Oct 21
6 to 8:30 pm

TAKE ME TO YOUR LEDERHOSEN

Lederhosen and dirndls are optional for an oom-pah evening as Suzanne Corbett prepares a German feast worthy of an Oktoberfest celebration with schnitzels and strudels. Enjoy chicken schnitzel with dill cream sauce, jagerschnitzel - hunter's style pork schnitzel, braised red cabbage, sauerkraut strudel, mushroom-spinach puffy strudel, plus classic apple strudel with vanilla sauce.

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Suzanne Corbett
Culinary Educator
Demonstration
$55 Per Person
Mon, Oct 21
6:30 to 9 pm

MY GOURD, IT'S SQUASH!

Lydia Gwin has selected squash and pumpkins to create a tasty array of seasonal dishes, starting with fried squash rings stuffed with pears, dried cherries, arugula, feta and rice wine vinaigrette. This hands-on class will make caramelized zucchini pasta, coconut curry pumpkin soup, plus Mexican candied pumpkin with Amaretto ice cream and cinnamon spiced pecans.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Lydia Gwin
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Tue, Oct 22
6 to 8:30 pm

HIGH ON POT PIE

Experience the excitement and euphoria of hot and flaky pot pies brimming with succulent ingredients, as this hands-on class with Sharon Tutko creates three versions of chicken pot pie. Learn to make classic double-crusted roasted chicken pot pie with potatoes and peas cooked in aromatics and wine, skillet pot pie with shingled puff pastry baked over rotisserie chicken with a creamy spinach Alfredo center, plus individual Cajun-spiced chicken pot pies with carrots and sautéed mushrooms in a creamy gravy topped with a bacon-cheddar biscuit and presented upside-down.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Sharon Tutko
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Tue, Oct 22
6 to 8:30 pm

BUBBLES AND BRUNCH

Audrey Scherrer adds a bit of sparkle to this day with a raspberry-grapefruit mimosa. Enjoy a brunch of an updated egg and sausage bake with sweet Italian sausage and fontina cheese beautifully baked in a hollowed out bread loaf with fresh basil and bell peppers, sweet and crispy "millionaire" bacon, plus a cinnamon swirl sour cream coffee cake baked in a bundt pan. #weekday
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Audrey Scherrer
Culinary Educator
Demonstration
$50 Per Person
Wed, Oct 23
11 am to 1:30 pm

DECORATING COOKIES FOR HALLOWEEN

Spend an afternoon of cookie decorating with Mary Rosenblum where everyone is an artist. Mary shares practical ways for using royal icing with pastry tips for exciting results. This hands-on class will create beautiful cookies and learn outlining, flooding, wet-on-wet, wet-on-dry techniques plus adding accents and creating texture with sprinkles on a variety of Halloween cookie shapes, with plenty of time for practice and creating your own designs. Everyone takes home their beautiful cookies. #weekday
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Mary Rosenblum
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Wed, Oct 23
12 to 2:30 pm

MACARON MANIA - OCTOBER

Jump on the bandwagon and discover why these sweet meringue confections are popping up everywhere! Join the talented Laura Branson for a hands-on class creating perfectly domed and footed sandwich cookies with fun flavor profiles and some pretty embellishing with new flavors every month. Learn to make pumpkin cheesecake macarons with a rich chai-spiced pumpkin cream cheese buttercream, s'mores macarons with toasted marshmallow center surrounded by chocolate ganache topped with graham cracker crumbles and a drizzle of chocolate, plus Reese's macarons with milk chocolate ganache and peanut butter centers.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Laura Branson
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Wed, Oct 23
6:30 to 9 pm

FALL BACK ON AUTUMN SALADS

No matter the time on the clock, we can always count on Lydia Gwin to create extraordinary salads with the perfect combination of ingredients and an impressive dressing. Enjoy roasted broccoli-cauliflower-date-caramelized onion salad with giant couscous and tahini-maple dressing, balsamic roasted beet-carrot-date salad with farro and arugula tossed in honey-balsamic dressing topped with blue cheese crumbles, citrus-fennel salad with avocado and pomegranate-glazed salmon, plus chocolate and caramel sponge pudding with chocolate custard. #weekday
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Lydia Gwin
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Demonstration
$55 Per Person
Thu, Oct 24
11 am to 1:30 pm

DATE NIGHT FOR COUPLES: TACO THE TOWN

Everyone is buzzing about tacos with the engaging Sharon Tutko. Spend a fun evening with your partner creating Oaxacan garlic-habanero queso with corn tortilla chips, carne asada birria tacos pan-fried to perfection with beef birria consommé for dipping, Baja shrimp tacos with creamy pickled onion-radish-corn-jalapeño slaw in warm corn tortillas with chihuahua cheese, all served with choice of avocado crema, mango-cilantro-jalapeño pico de gallo spiked with tequila, and more queso. Learn to make Spanish rice scented with Mexican oregano, quick black beans with toasted cumin, plus cinnamon and chile-spiced Mexican brownies, and a pineapple-mint margarita with a spicy rim.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Sharon Tutko
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$160 Per Couple
Fri, Oct 25
6 to 8:30 pm

FORK AND CORK: ITALIAN HARVEST

Sommelier Kelcey Dale shares her vast knowledge of an exciting selection of Italian wines that will be paired with an array of dishes created by Mickey Kitterman. Enjoy torta salata - an Italian spinach-porcini-parmesan dish served with amatriciana sauce, roasted and pancetta-wrapped turkey breast stuffed with Italian sausage with roasted grape-chianti sauce, farro with apples and squash tossed with raisins and walnuts, plus chai-spiced poached pears with mascarpone.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Mickey Kitterman
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Demonstration
$80 Per Person
Fri, Oct 25
6:30 to 9 pm

HEIR AND A PARENT: CRANK OUT THE PASTA

Feeling cranky? Roll up your sleeves for an energetic morning cranking out pasta dough with Mathew Unger and his 14-year-old daughter, Kallie. This hands-on class will make toasted ravioli, an Italian salad, homemade fettuccine with meatballs in red sauce, plus chocolate waffles and vanilla ice cream. This class is designed for children, ages 7 to 11, plus a parent.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Mathew Unger
Chef
Hands-On
$120 For Parent and Child
Sat, Oct 26
10 am to 12:30 pm

SOUTH INDIA SATURDAY - KERALA SPICY FISH CURRY

Elizabeth Georgin, from Kerala, India, shares traditional dishes from her country in a monthly series. This hands-on class will learn to create deep-fried bites of chile chicken sautéed with green chile peppers and onions with tomato and chile sauce, mashed cassava, Kerala spicy fish curry with tamarind-chile red gravy, plus lentil payasam - a dessert in coconut milk.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Elizabeth Georgin
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Sat, Oct 26
11 am to 1:30 pm

THE CHEF'S TABLE

The dynamic duo of chef Lou Rook III and wine director Glenn Bardgett, of Annie Gunn's and Smokehouse Market, have been leaving their fans awestruck in the kitchen of Kitchen Conservatory for more than three decades. Chef Lou will hand-select the finest ingredients available for an exquisite multi-course chef's tasting that is sure to please the palate, as Glenn expertly pairs each course with wine for a memorable afternoon.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Lou Rook III and Glenn Bardgett
Chef
Demonstration
$150 Per Person
Sat, Oct 26
1 to 4 pm

DATE NIGHT FOR COUPLES: BIG BAND SWING DINE AND DANCE

Grab your partner and join us for a unique experience of dancing and dining. The evening begins with a one-hour swing dance lesson with dance instructor Tal Stein, then jitterbug into the kitchen to create a delicious steakhouse dinner, plus a refreshing orange bourbon smash. Learn to prepare a Caesar salad with garlic croutons topped with crispy prosciutto, cast iron New York strip steaks with gorgonzola sauce served with sweet potato-chipotle gratin and roasted broccoli with brown butter balsamic sauce, plus a molten chocolate lava cake with raspberry sauce. Put on your dancing shoes! Please do not wear rubber-soled shoes. We recommend closed shoes with a flat leather sole or medium heel.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Kitchen Conservatory Chef
Hands-On
$200 Per Couple
Sat, Oct 26
6 to 9 pm

HEIR AND A PARENT: READY FOR IT, SWIFTIES?

Mother and daughter Swifties Rachel and Elyza Sarino welcome you with "It's Me, Hi" for an afternoon of making the whole place "shimmer". Learn to make "We are never ever getting back together" hummus with "13" veggie dippers, "You need to calm down" panko-crusted chicken tenders with "Sweet like honey" mustard dipping sauce, cheeseburger sliders "In the getaway car", "Shake it off" cookie dough milkshakes, plus "Karma is" an orange chai cookie. You are welcome to dress in your favorite era and bring and trade friendship bracelets. This class is designed for children, ages 7 to 11, plus a parent.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Rachel Sarino
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$125 For Parent and Child
Sun, Oct 27
12 to 2:30 pm

CRÊPE-TASTIC

Crêpes are delicate wrappers that can be sweet or savory, but they are always fantastic. Join chef Bernard Pilon in a hands-on class learning to make thin crêpes and creating an assortment of these French treats with a variety of garnishes, including crêpes suzette, chocolate crêpes, chicken and mushroom-filled crêpes, plus spinach and goat cheese-filled crêpes.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Bernard Pilon
Chef
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Sun, Oct 27
12:30 to 3 pm

DATE NIGHT FOR COUPLES: THE REEL DEAL

Sunday night fish never looked so good. Spend a fun evening in the kitchen with Jacob Couture to create an exciting meal starting with pan-fried halloumi served with a drizzle of garlic-infused honey and herbs. This hands-on class will learn to make bay scallop and corn chowder with leeks, whole grilled branzino stuffed with lemon and fresh herbs, grilled potato wedges served with garlicky lemon-dill mayo, plus strawberry galette.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Jacob Couture
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$160 Per Couple
Sun, Oct 27
5 to 7:30 pm

LOVE. PEACE. DOUGHNUTS.

Show up with doughnuts and everyone smiles! Join Rachelle Killian to make a variety of yeast doughnuts - chocolate and vanilla glazed classic doughnuts, Bavarian cream-filled doughnuts, berry fritters, plus chocolate old-fashioned sour cream doughnuts, and baked lemon doughnuts with lemon glaze.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Rachelle Killian
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Mon, Oct 28
6 to 8:30 pm

I DID IT ALL FOR THE GNOCCHI

Satisfy your fervor for the tantalizing features of soft and delicate gnocchi paired with enticing sauces, as this hands-on class joins Mickey Kitterman to create four different versions. Learn to make potato gnocchi al forno - baked with fontina and porcini and cream, Lidia's ricotta gnocchi with Contessa parmesan-prosciutto cream sauce with basil and pignoli, butternut squash gnocchi with sage brown butter sauce, plus spinach gnocchi with Italian sausage and tomatoes.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Mickey Kitterman
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Mon, Oct 28
6 to 8:30 pm

HALLOWEEN CAKE POPS

Spend the evening with Rachel Sarino, founder and creative director of StL Cake Pops, for an exciting class creating fun Halloween treats. This hands-on class will learn how to hand mold cake pop dough, dip, detail, and decorate with sprinkles, sanding sugar, and other specialty items to create an assortment of unique cake pops. Each student will take home their cake pop creations.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Rachel Sarino
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Mon, Oct 28
6:30 to 9 pm

GET YOUR PRETZELS IN A TWIST

Lydia Gwin puts a twist on a variety of homemade soft pretzels that combines technique with creativity. This hands-on class will make hot butter soft pretzels with a honey-Dijon mustard dipping sauce, bacon pub burgers on pretzel buns with a beer cheese sauce, brat-stuffed pretzel bites with currywurst dipping sauce, plus sweet almond pretzels. #weekday
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Lydia Gwin
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Tue, Oct 29
11 am to 1:30 pm

GOODBYE, WHEAT! WE ARE DONE WITH YOU!

Spend an informative evening in the kitchen with Sharon Tutko and discover the possibilities of working with almond flour, potato starch, sorghum flour, white and brown rice flours, tapioca, millet, oat flour, and more! This hands-on class will tweak some favorite classics to create gluten-free versions of spinach quiche with pistachio short crust, cast iron skillet cornbread with crispy bacon and jalapeño and sharp cheddar, classic margherita tomato pizza with fresh basil and mozzarella, plus birthday cake with fluffy milk chocolate frosting, and double chocolate sorghum cookies. #healthy
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Sharon Tutko
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Tue, Oct 29
6 to 8:30 pm

FROM FARFALLE TO FETTUCCINE

Spend an evening with the talented Sheri Doe and learn to roll out pasta, form bow-tie farfalle shapes, cut long strands of fettuccine, and fill and shape ravioli. This hands-on class will make beef ravioli with a creamy garlic-spinach smoky three-cheese Alfredo sauce, farfalle with sun-dried tomato pesto, and fettuccine with brown butter tomato sauce.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Sheri Doe
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Tue, Oct 29
6 to 8:30 pm

THAI'M TO EAT

Nareerut "Tookie" Yingnok, owner of Thai Gourmet in O'Fallon, Missouri, loves to share her native Thai cuisine. Enjoy a fun and informative evening with a crispy vegetable and shrimp salad with deep-fried spinach and a lime-coconut dressing topped with peanuts, shrimp pad Thai with rice noodles and fried egg, plus mango sticky rice.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Nareerut "Tookie" Yingnok
Culinary Educator
Demonstration
$55 Per Person
Tue, Oct 29
6:30 to 9 pm

THE BEST OF BAREFOOT - SOUPS

Jan Reid shares her favorite recipes from the collection of cookbooks of the Barefoot Contessa, Ina Garten. Join Jan in the kitchen to create her favorite soups perfect for the season as this hands-on class makes Tuscan bean soup, creamy tomato bisque, chicken pot pie soup with puff pastry croutons, plus a roasted beet salad and lemon bars. #weekday
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Jan Reid
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Wed, Oct 30
11 am to 1:30 pm

TACO BELLE

There's no such thing as too many tacos, and our taco belle, Lydia Gwin, is here to prove it with a busy evening in taco-land. This hands-on class will create pomegranate short rib tacos with queso fresco and guacamole, portobello tacos with smoked mozzarella and chipotle, Maui-style snapper tacos with habañero-glazed grilled pineapple and salsa fresco, blackened salmon tacos with grapefruit and avocado, all served with housemade corn tortillas plus a classic margarita.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Lydia Gwin
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$70 Per Person
Wed, Oct 30
6 to 8:30 pm

KNIFE LESSONS TO CUT BY

Improve your knife skills starting with the basics of holding a chef's knife for the most control and safety with produce manager Matt Sassman. This hands-on class learns to chop, julienne, slice, dice, chiffonade, and mince with the knives Matt uses most often. Matt shares his trick for quick julienned onions, the difference between serrated knives and why the double serrated is his favorite, cutting pineapple, and using a paring knife for mincing shallots. The bounty of carrots, celery, onions, fennel, Brussels sprouts, spinach, and herbs will be used to create a caramelized onion and fennel soup topped with cheesy croutons, a spinach-Brussels sprouts salad with roasted butternut squash and shallot vinaigrette, plus pineapple sorbet. Bring your own knives (limit 3 knives per person) to class for free overnight sharpening! Participants will also receive 20% off all in-store regularly-priced knives on the day of class.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Matthew Sassman
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$55 Per Person
Wed, Oct 30
6:30 to 9 pm

DATE NIGHT FOR COUPLES: TUSCANY FOR TWO

The romance of Tuscany is the inspiration for a perfect date night in this hands-on class for couples. This class will prepare shrimp and scallop scampi, seared rib-eye steak with rosemary and roasted garlic, baked polenta with gorgonzola, mushrooms and spinach, roasted mixed vegetables, and blackberry gelato with pizzelle cookies.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Mickey Kitterman
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$170 Per Couple
Thu, Oct 31
6 to 8:30 pm

GIRLS' NIGHT OUT: CACCIATORE, IF YOU CAN!

Spend a delightful evening with Sharon Tutko and "catch a story" or two of her culinary adventures with lots of tips for cooking and entertaining, starting with a roasted garlic and feta appetizer baked in individual ramekins with cherry tomatoes and basil served with grilled crostini. Enjoy lamb cacciatore over homemade pappardelle pasta and a contorno of sautéed rapini greens with garlic and currants garnished with parmesan shavings, plus mini Italian orange-almond cakes with shaved chocolate and whipped cream, and a Lambrusco spritz cocktail with fresh orange slices and mint.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Sharon Tutko
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Demonstration
$60 Per Person
Fri, Nov 1
6:30 to 9 pm

BRITISH ROYAL-TEA

Experience the elegance of an afternoon tea with Anglophiles Marci Boland and Jan Reid, as they present a variety of lovely brewed teas, along with an array of British tea-time delights and a glass of champagne. Enjoy a trio of scones served with clotted cream and jam - traditional sultana scones, lemon-raspberry scones, and blackberry-lavender scones, a variety of tea sandwiches - Coronation curry chicken salad sandwich with butter lettuce, smoked salmon with Boursin and watercress, and cucumber and radish tea sandwich with Boursin, plus shortbread cookies, Eton mess, and assorted petits-fours.

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Jan Reid and Marci Boland
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Demonstration
$60 Per Person
Sat, Nov 2
12 to 2:30 pm

DATE NIGHT FOR COUPLES: HEART AND SEOUL

The talented Naky Lee relocated from Seoul, Korea in 2018, and shares exciting Korean dishes and culture with this hands-on class starting with Korea's most popular grab-and-go meal, gimbap - seaweed rice rolls using a sushi mat with your choice of ingredients including beef, pickled radish, eggs, carrots, spinach, and burdock root. Learn to make tofu gangjeong - crispy fried tofu bites coated in sweet-and-spicy sauce, and sujeonggwa - a sweet-and-spicy cinnamon-ginger punch drink made with dried persimmons and pine nuts.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Nakyung Lee
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$150 Per Couple
Sat, Nov 2
6 to 8:30 pm

DATE NIGHT FOR COUPLES: BOLLYWOOD DINE AND DANCE

Grab your partner and join Lily Sugathan for a unique experience of dancing and dining. The evening begins with a one-hour Bollywood dance lesson learning the top 10 Bollywood dance steps, including thumka, spinning hands, desi pendulum, and the amitabh walk. This hands-on class will join Lily in the kitchen to celebrate Holi, the Indian Festival of Color, with crispy mixed vegetable pakora with coriander chutney, puri - fried flatbread, aloo dum - a potato curry dish, vegetable biryani, spinach raita, plus malupua - a traditional Holi dessert, and thandai - a must-have drink for the holi-day. Put on your dancing shoes! Please do not wear rubber-soled shoes. We recommend closed shoes with a flat leather sole or medium heel. #vegetarian #healthy
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Lily Sugathan
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$180 Per Couple
Sun, Nov 3
5 to 8 pm

SO GOOD YOU CANNOLI IMAGINE

Explore the art of cannoli making from crispy shells to irresistible creamy fillings and crunchy garnishes. Join food and travel aficionado, chef Bob Colosimo of Eleven Eleven Mississippi, who loves to share his skills for Italian cuisine. This hands-on class will learn to form and fry vanilla and chocolate cannoli shells, and make an assortment of fillings starting with house made ricotta cheese with a variety of flavorings and additions including chocolate chips and citrus. Learn to pipe the filling into the cannoli ends and finish with your choice of garnishes from toasted chopped pistachios, candied orange, cherries, and lemon zest to mini chocolate chips.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Bob Colosimo
Chef
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Wed, Nov 6
6 to 8:30 pm

DATE NIGHT FOR COUPLES: SALSA SALSA DINE AND DANCE

Grab your partner and join us for a unique experience of dancing and dining. The evening begins with a one-hour Latin salsa dance lesson with dance instructor Andrea Osman, that will spark your appetite for a memorable evening in the kitchen with Mickey Kitterman. Refresh your thirst with a mojito, as this hands-on class prepares fried corn tortilla chips with black bean dip, grilled shrimp quesadillas with smoked tomato salsa, roasted pork tenderloin with papaya-mango salsa and yellow Cuban rice, plus banana cream pie with chocolate crumb crust. Put on your dancing shoes! Please do not wear rubber-soled shoes. We recommend closed shoes with a flat leather sole or medium heel.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Mickey Kitterman
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$200 Per Couple
Sat, Nov 16
6 to 9 pm

DATE NIGHT FOR COUPLES: LAST TANGO IN PARIS DINE AND DANCE

Grab your partner and join us for a unique experience of dancing and dining. The evening begins with a one-hour tango dance lesson with dance instructor Tal Stein, then waltz into the kitchen with a French 75 champagne-cognac cocktail. This hands-on class will create beet-goat cheese salad with champagne-shallot vinaigrette and gruyère gougères, boeuf bourguignon with potato gratin dauphinoise, plus almond pithiviers with fresh berries. Put on your dancing shoes! Please do not wear rubber-soled shoes. We recommend closed shoes with a flat leather sole or medium heel.
Classes are held at 9011 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144.

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Mickey Kitterman
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$200 Per Couple
Sat, Dec 21
6 to 9 pm