Cooking Schools & Culinary Classes Guide
Explore your inner chef this season or start the adventure of a new career. New Jersey offers a wide range of cooking and culinary classes for enthusiasts and professionals alike. Here are a few to consider.
ATLANTIC CAPE COMMUNITY COLLEGE | The Academy of Culinary Arts is ranked the number one culinary school in New Jersey by Best Choice Schools and features a 100 percent job placement rate for graduates. The ACA has trained future chefs for 35 years and is accredited by the American Culinary Federation. 5100 Black Horse Pike, Mays Landing, 1.800.645.CHEF.
BOBOLINK DAIRY & BAKEHOUSE | Bobolink offers a variety of classes to give you an inside look at what owners Nina and Jonathan do daily. Join Nina for a bread-making class and learn about kneading, baking and working with starter, or join Jonathan for a charcuterie class or to learn cheese-making techniques. 369 Stamets Road, Milford, 908.86.GRASS.
HEIRLOOM KITCHEN | Heirloom Kitchen is an evolving culinary center. They are a farm-to-table restaurant offering weekend dinner service in an open kitchen, a recreational cooking school, and a retail boutique with a carefully curated selection of kitchenwares and table-top. They are committed to sourcing the fi nest quality ingredients and creating an elevated dining experience. 3853 Route 516, Old Bridge, 732.727.9444.
INSTITUTE OF CULINARY EDUCATION | Each year, over 30,000 people come to ICE for culinary career training, recreational cooking lessons or special events. Some dream to open a restaurant, while some wish to learn advanced cake decoration and others come to further their professional development. ICE helps everyone fi nd their “culinary voice.” 225 Liberty Street, New York, NY, 888.335.CHEF.
KINGS | Kings Food Market offers a full line of cooking classes for all ages and interests. From the aspiring chef to the avid home cook, Kings has something for everyone. Celebrate a birthday, hold a corporate event, or simply attend one of their scheduled classes.
KITCHEN 19 | Kitchen 19 Culinary Center provides a multi-purpose space for catering, private events, cooking classes for adults or kids, team building, bachelorette parties and more! Safe, ample parking. Visit their website to sign up for a scheduled class. To get a custom quote for private classes or events, email email@example.com. 19 S. 2nd Street, Hammonton, 609.878.3488.
MARKET PIZZA | Master The Art of Stretching HandMade Pizza Dough, Fridays, 10:30-11:30am. Class size maximum of 4 people; includes a pizza for lunch, a par-bake and handmade dough. Inclusive price of $50. Pre-registration required. To reserve, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Market Pizza at the Stockton Market, 19 Bridge Street, Stockton, 609.664.7521
OSTERIA MORINI | Part of the Altamarea Group, Osteria Morini offers chef-instructed, interactive cooking classes on Thursday nights. Classes include pasta making, cake decorating, pickling and mixology. All classes are followed by a three-course dinner featuring dishes from the class. BYO wine is encouraged. Children’s classes are also offered on Saturday afternoons. 107 Morristown Road, Bernardsville, 908.221.0040.
UNDER MY BIG SKY | Come ready to chop, mince, sauté and simmer. Using fresh ingredients, uncomplicated recipes and simple instruction, anyone can learn to cook a complete, delicious and nutritious meal for family and friends. Bring a friend, meet new people or gift a class; there’s a class for everyone! 142 Locktown-Flemington Road, Flemington, 908.237.2872.