Top Spots for Cooking Classes in Cincinnati

For those who love to cook or those who are just getting started, we some great choices when it comes to cooking classes in Cincinnati. Whether you’re looking for a couples cooking class, a fun girlfriends night out, or a treat just for you… you’re likely to find a cooking class to fit your style from our list!

Cooking classes in Cincinnati featuring The Macaron Bar

Jungle Jim’s International Market

Location: 5440 Dixie Highway. Fairfield, Ohio 45014

Jungle Jim’s, the huge market where you can spend a day just wondering about, also offers cooking classes. They have hands-on and demonstration classes for all skill levels.

Class sizes are smaller than they used to be, allowing you to work in teams of two for hands on classes. The total number of students per class is now 10-12 and each group of two will prepare the entire menu. Demonstrations are capped at 12 people sitting at the counter.

Learn more about Jungle Jim’s Cooking School Classes here.


The Learning Kitchen

Location: 7659 Cox Lane, West Chester, Ohio 45069

Cooking classes on the island at The Learning Kitchen
image credit: The Leaning Kitchen

The Learning Kitchen offers hands-on cooking classes in their own state-of-the-art kitchen. They have a big island in the center of the kitchen that accomodates up to 12 students plus a chef instructor. The instructor will cook and teach as you cook along at your own cooktop. You’ll even get to eat what you prepared before you leave!

Choose from a wide variety of cooking classes such as Regional Flavors – Chicken Enchiladas Done Right, Pasta – Homemade Ricotta and Pasta Cavatelli al Limone , and much more. They also have Skills Class where you can improve and learn a new skill for the kitchen (includes sauces, cooking 101, knife skills, etc.).

Looking for a great date night idea? They have Date Night Cooking Classes including “Date Night American Steak House”, “Date Night An Evening in Rome”, “Date Night Homemade Pasta Workshop”, and lots more.

In addition to their cooking class schedule they also offer Private Events and a Kids Summer Camp.

Find The Learning Kitchen’s calendar here
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Macaron Bar

Location: 1206 Main Street, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202

Cooking classes in Cincinnati featuring The Macaron Bar in Over the Rhine

The macaron may be notoriously difficult for the home baker, but now you can learn the secrets of this elusive cookie. Macaron Bar pastry chefs will demystify and demonstrate the art and science of macaron baking for you! They offer classes for bakers of all ages and skill levels.

Current classes offerings include: Intro to Macarons, Macarons for Kids, and Advanced Decorating.

Find Macaron Bar’s class schedule here.
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Out of Thyme Kitchen Studio

Location: 11915 Montgomery Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45249

image credit: Out of Thyme Kitchen Studio

Work closely along with the chef and trained culinary assistants when you take a class at the Out of Thyme Kitchen Studio. They offer hands-on cooking classes for every skill level with most classes averaging 2-2.5 hours long. Their class size is a 12 student limit (unless otherwise noted) and you’ll work in groups of two. Each student will receive recipes to take home and will enjoy a socially distanced dinner with class members when the cooking’s done.

They offer themed classes such as Date Night, Cocktails and Appetizers, Cook the Book, and much more.

They also offer private cooking classes, group and team building cooking classes, and catering.

Find Out of Thyme’s cooking class schedule here
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Tablespoon Cooking Co.

Location: cooking classes are held at 1731 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

women stirring food in a bowl during a cooking class at Tablespoon Cooking Co
image credit: Tablespoon Cooking Co’s Facebook page

Tablespoon Cooking Co. offers cooking classes in Cincinnati, classes where you’ll get hands-on instruction from professional chefs. Included in your class is hands-on instruction and cooking, craft beer and hand-picked wine from small producers, a booklet of recipes from class, all the food you cook during class and your leftovers to take home!

Their classes sell out QUICKLY (and I do mean lightning fast) so if you see something you like and it’s open, be sure to sign up. Choose from classes and workshops such as Taco and Margarita Fiesta, Classic Curries, Fresh Pasta, and MUCH more.

In addition to their hands-on public classes, they offer private events as well.

Find Tablespoon Cooking Co.’s calendar here
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Read our article about Tablespoon Cooking Co. here


Turner Farm

Location: 7400 Given Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45243

The Turner Farm Teaching Kitchen offers classes for all ages and skill levels. They use the freshest ingredients, right from their own farm and from other local farmers and producers.

Cooking classes are offered in their exquisitely renovated 100-year-old barn. They have a state-of-the-art teaching kitchen with eight, two-person cooking stations—the perfect setup for intimate, hands-workshops.

Watch for updates on their class schedule here
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The Learning Kitchen

The Learning Kitchen offers PRIVATE virtual cooking classes. Great for work groups, friends, and families – you all participate via Zoom and cook together… but at your own homes. They send you the recipes, grocery list, and instructions. Each person gathers his/her own ingredients and then tunes into Zoom (at the groups’ class time) to get cooking.

Learn more about Private Virtual Classes from The Learning Kitchen here.

Cincinnati Cake and Candy Supplies

Location: 1785 East Galbraith Rd., Cincinnati, Ohio 45215

If you have someone at home who’s a budding baker, this is the spot for you! Cincinnati Cake and Candy Supplies is just what you’d imagine given their name. The shop has everything you might need to bake with and they have a teaching / workshop area as well.

Be sure to sign up as soon as you find a class that you like as they fill up FAST. Current offerings include Cake Decorating 101 for Kids, Animal Cupcakes for Kids, TV Dinner Cupcakes for Kids, and more.

Their website lists just their hours (and says new site coming soon). Keep up with them on their Facebook page.
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The Learning Kitchen

Location: 7659 Cox Lane, West Chester, Ohio 45069

Kids will love The Learning Kitchen’s hands-on cooking classes, held in their own state-of-the-art kitchen. Classes are limited to 12 students and each student cooks individually at his/her own cook station. Kids will get to cook a full meal and will likely have leftovers to take home!

Kids can choose from cooking classes such as Mom/Dad and Me Brunch, Parent/Child Date Night, Greek Chicken Gyros, Fabulous French Toaast, and much more.

How they’ve adapted in 2020: class size is limited to maintain 6′ spacing, masks will be worn, nothing is shared and nothing is passed, each station has its own set of common ingredients, hand sanitizer is provided at each station.

Find The Learning Kitchen’s calendar here
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Macaron Bar

Location: 1206 Main Street, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202

Macaron Bar offers a Macarons for Kids class. This class is designed with the young baker in mind. Kids 8 – 12 will can take part in this introduction to macaron making. The class is tailored to kids and is completely hands on and engaging, and everyone will go home with as many macarons as they can make! Attendance and supervision by a parent or guardian is required throughout the entire class time.

Find Macaron Bar’s class schedule here.
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Out of Thyme Kitchen Studio

Location: 11915 Montgomery Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45249

Head to Out of Thyme Kitchen Studio for their Kids in the Kitchen cooking classes. Little chefs will enjoy classes like School’s Out Pizza Party and Fun with Ramen Noodles (offerings change monthly).

Look kids cooking classes within their cooking class schedule
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