Cook Street, School of Fine Cooking in Denver

by Grace Boyle on July 5, 2011

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Cook Street is in downtown Denver (LoDo) and they offer a variety of wine and food classes, professional culinary training, and even hosts corporate and private events. Cook Street has been around since 1999 (that’s street cred right there) and Smart Money Magazine voted them one of the best culinary schools in the country!

Their classes are great for date night, girls night out, birthdays and celebrations. You’re learning, while also enjoying some wine and preparing a delicious meal. I’m a fan.

Their classes range from: German, Asian, Irish, Mediterranean, North Africa, Burgers and Beer, Classic Techniques: Artisan Bread, Holiday Candy, Grilling and Pastry and Sauces (among many others). They even have classes specifically for culinary date night!

The classroom is spacious (3,000 square feet), light and welcoming:

Recently I had the pleasure to partake in their Sushi and Samurai class, which I found out, is almost always sold out.

The Sushi class was extremely informative. The class was largely knowledge based, and at the end, incorporated the actual preparing of the sushi. I learned a lot about quality of fish, cleaning a fish, style of miso and sushi rice. I walked away with a folder filled with information, recipes and notes from our class that still remains useful to this day.

Next time, I’m definitely going with a group of friends or The Man. I can’t wait to try another class – so I suggest you hurry on over and jump into a fun culinary class. Let me know if you do!

Learn More:

Cook Street: http://www.cookstreet.com

Location: 1937 Market Street, Denver, CO

Price: ~$60-100 classes. This includes food and drink. Depends if you do series of classes or one class. You can check out their classes offered here.

Facebook: Facebook.com/CookStreetCulinary

Twitter: @TweetCookStreet

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  • http://www.ladomestique.com la domestique

    I’m a big fan of Cook Street after taking their bread baking class. They truly have the gift of hospitality plus I was impressed by the value for money of the course. Every Saturday for 6 weeks I went to class where they had a breakfast spread ready before the instruction started, then we were fed a sit down lunch with wine, and we had plenty of bread to bring home from each class. It was a great experience.

    • http://gracefullplate.com Grace Boyle

      I love that you’ve been to one of their baking classes. That’s great! I definitely left full and they feed you snacks while you’re cooking too.

      I think an ongoing course like that sounds very interesting. It’s next on my list. Thanks for sharing :)

  • http://www.sarahewelch.com Sarah E. Welch

    I’d love to go if you get a group together :)

    • http://gracefullplate.com Grace Boyle

      Sarah! Great idea. Were there some classes that sounded particularly interesting to you?

  • http://www.highlandsranchfoodie.wordpress.com Lea Ann

    I’ve been to a private event there and thought it was wonderful. Should go back with a group of friends.

    • http://gracefullplate.com grace

      Lea Ann, yes let me know what you think. The classes are really interesting and great tools for anyone wanting to learn more or even expand their knowledge.

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