The Little City Cooking School is a hidden gem of fun located in a 1926 home in Oakwood. We have a seperate entrance, located in the back of the house, to our newly designed lower level cooking studio. Park on Wisteria Dr or Shantz and enter 70 Wisteria Dr. from the back porch to step into an evening of learning and fun.
BRING YOUR OWN WINE! We provide the glasses and opener. Beer and liquor are not permitted.
Should class be cancelled by The Little City Cooking School for weather or personal reasons a full refund or reschedule of class will be available.
If guest gives 72 hours notice before class of cancellation, they will be able to reschedule their class or gift their class to another person.without cancellation fee.
If a class is missed or notice is not given by 9am day of class, no reschedule or refund will be available.
HOW LONG ARE THE CLASSES?
Usually 2 hrs of cooking/eating time but you can linger in the lounge and visit until the Prep Chef finishes. You've likely got a sitter..so enjoy your night out!
Our Adult Master classes are 2.5 hrs+. Our kids classes are 1.5 hrs. Our Jr Master Chef classes are 2 hrs. + We do our best but sometimes lots of questions are asked and class can be a bit longer.
WHAT ARE YOUR JR CHEF SUMMER CAMPS ABOUT?
We have camps for ages 6-teen. Our camps follow a theme and menus are designed around that. You will get recipes just before your camp. Drop off or stay, no other walking children allowed to stay during class. We strive to keep your kids safe while giving them and interesting and fun culinary experience.
Your 4 day camp fee includes:
your own cooking station with a chopping area and cook -top
your own chef knife if you’re over 10 yrs old
all of our tools used to make your recipes, an apron, or you can bring your own
all of your ingredients needed
access to our Chef and Chef Assistant
lots of culinary information and fun!
eat or take home what you make
JR MASTER CHEF BOOT CAMP
Our10yr+ Jr Master Chef Boot Camp is a more skills oriented intensive camp where you will learn knife skills, pan skills and many of the basic culinary lessons taught to first year culinary students!
You can sign up for just one camp of 4 lessons, or sign up for all 16 to get your certificate and White Jacket.
DO YOU HAVE KIDS CLASSES
*Yes, we have Jr Chef classes 2x a month for 7-11yrs.Classes are all hands on cooking but no knives are used. Sign up on the class page. Send an email requesting to be put on the Jr Chef mailing list.
We also have a Jr Master Chef Program for those wanting a more intense Culinary Learning Experience.
DO YOU DO BIRTHDAY PARTIES?
yes, we do all kinds of private events. Please email a request.
ARE YOUR CLASSES HANDS ON OR DEMONSTRATION?
*Our classes are all completely Hands On. Our Chefs do not cook, they coach you through 3-4 courses. Each person in a class of 8 maximum, has their own cooktop, cutting area and all the tools they need. All food is provided and you can take home what you do not eat.
HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN IN BUSINESS
*We opened our doors in October of 2014 and have enjoyed meeting all of you!
DO I NEED TO BRING ANYTHING TO CLASS?
* You can bring your own wine, we have classes etc. Wear comfortable shoes and no loose sleeves.
WHAT KIND OF FOOD DO WE COOK?
*We cook a wide variety of foods. Steak/Seafood classes are our most popular. We cook lots of Chicken and Pork also. We experience other countries’ cuisine like Italy, India, Asia and Mediterranean. We make our own Pasta , Crepes and Risotto. The list is endless and you can always suggest a menu.
DO YOU HAVE BAKING CLASS?
* We have a few but aren’t really set up well for an ongoing Baking Class. We do have Cake Decorating and then a Boot Camp usually in summer.
CAN YOU WORK AROUND ALLERGIES?
*Yes, any non life threatening allergy can be designed around. Please give us 48 hours notice to change the menu. If you have an Epi pen, the decision is yours but our kitchen is not Gluten Free or free from Peanuts or Shellfish.
HOW LARGE OF A PARTY CAN YOU HANDLE?
*We can handle up to 16 people. After 8 people, we do a share cooking evening. The price is the same.
ARE YOU HANDICAP ACCESSIBLE?
*Unfortunately not. We are in a 1926 home in Oakwood with a good number of stairs leading to the studio. If you can manage the stairs, we do have high stools that you can lean on during class.
IS THERE AN AGE LIMIT ON ADULT CLASSES?
*you must be at least 18 to take an adult class and have permission from a caregiver. There is alcohol consumed in class by other adults.
You can create a Private Event for your age group, or you can mix adults and kids together in a Private Event
CAN I GET A CULINARY DEGREE FOR WORKING IN THE FIELD?
*No, we are not a certified school . Our classes are designed for the home cook. We do have Master Chef Programs that go into more detail than our regular classes. You get a certificate from our school.