Cooking is not just a task for many people, but a lifelong passion that they pursue with gusto. For owners of new luxury homes in Scottsdale, you’ve got access to a wealth of wonderful lessons in the culinary arts, whether you are a beginner who can’t boil water or consider yourself a marvel in the kitchen. Here are a few of our recommendations for excellent cooking classes close to home.
AndyFood: A Culinary Studio
7000 E Shea Blvd. Suite 1740, Scottsdale
Voted Best Cooking Classes by Phoenix Magazine, AndyFood can teach you techniques and flavorings in cuisines like Southwest, Native American, Italian, French, American, Southern, and more. Vegetarian classes are also available, plus the beloved “Chocolate in Every Recipe” class which combines your love of chocolate in the most unexpected (but delicious) pairings. Bring all of your friends, and be ready to expand your culinary horizons.
Thai Gourmet House
8313 E Monterosa St, Scottsdale
Thai food is all about spice and flavor and you may think that achieving the perfect balance is impossible. Classes at the Thai Gourmet House will have you cooking Thai like a professional quickly. Culinary instructor Praparat Sturlin spends time with each student breaking down the experience of preparing meals into steps that are easy to understand. As an added bonus, the school has even arranged a trip to Thailand for cooking students who wish to immerse themselves in the culture after taking this wonderful class. For owners of new luxury homes in Scottsdale, this can be a once in a lifetime cooking experience.
1872 E Apache Blvd, Tempe
Consider food as a journey and an experience when you take this incredible lessons in preparing Indian fare from The Dhaba. These five-week courses will teach you everything you need to know about spices, techniques, and the influence that culture has had on this robust food. Learn about the history of the regions that have created this amazing cuisine, and how owners of new luxury homes can prepare it in their very own kitchens. You’ll love how easy it will be to delight your visitors with tasty new dishes.
Sur la Table
7014 E Camelback Road, Scottsdale
You will be cooking up a storm after these fantastic classes, including the art of creating beautiful fondant cakes and delicious summer cupcakes, techniques for grilling that will make anyone’s mouth water, and throwing a summer dinner party your guests will talk about for weeks. Get to know the methods for canning delicious summer fruits and whip up some Vietnamese fare like you’ve been doing it your entire life. Sur la Table is a great place to acquire the know-how and kitchenware for your own gourmet goodness.
For owners of new luxury homes in Scottsdale, you’ll also want to keep an eye out for cooking classes offered in your private community to supplement your craving for creating cuisine. In the meantime, try a few of the options we’ve listed above to become a master of the cooking craft.