New York City’s Best Cooking Classes

The most exclusive spot in the city? Your kitchen.

Despite gourmet kitchens and Viking Ranges, the last time you stepped into your kitchen was 1999. Break the bad habit and learn to cook. Don’t know where to start? Thankfully, New York City is the “King of Food“, so there are a plethora of exceptional spots to learn the craft well and are expansive enough to fit all interests and levels of experience.

So, start cooking and maybe you’ll soon be the city’s “Top Home Chef” or at least the most popular of your friends.


Learn the Art of Fine Cooking: The Insitute of Culinary Education– Whether you participate in a couples cooking class or go the solo route, ICE offers a superior culinary experience for all. ICE is located at 50 West 23rd Street New York, NY / 212.847.0700

Culinary Classes Customized to YOU: Home Cooking New York– If you’re schedule leaves no time to take a culinary journey, stay put and the chefs will come to you. Home Cooking New York is located at 236 West 26th Street #601 New York, NY / 917.803.6857

Cake Decorating: Confetti Cakes – You can have your cake and cook it too, building fondant flowers or conjuring up any flavor of buttercream. Confetti Cakes is located at 102 W 87th Street New York, NY / 212.877.9580

Cooking With a Side of Healthy: Natural Gourmet Institute – Whether you are a vegetarian or are simply interested in healthy eating, these classes will boost your cooking abilities and metabolism. The Natural Gourmet Institute is located at 48 W. 21st St New York, NY / 212.645.5170

Asian Food Made Simple: Camaje– Forget the usual takeout down the block and learn the craft behind Asian cuisine. Camaje is located at 85 MacDougal Street New York, NY / 212.673.8184

The list was compiled by one of the Internet’s newest location-based discovery systems, Picksie. Check out the website to find more inspired itineraries.

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