7 Madison businesses that will help you learn how to cook

Participate in virtual or in-person tutorials (with limited capacities) hosted by these local businesses.
Cooking classes and other food events this week
Photo by Danielle Lawry

There are resources to hone your cooking and baking skills, regardless of where you fall on a scale from “disaster artist” to “Michelin-star status.” Participate in virtual or in-person tutorials (with limited capacities) hosted by these local businesses.

Madison Eats Food Tours Owner Otehlia Cassidy is usually out hosting in-person food tours, but COVID-19 has expanded her business to new virtual classes. Past lessons include how to make a CBD cocktail, korma or homemade corn tortillas smothered in enchilada sauce. madisoneatsfoodtours.com

Consider hosting your next get-together in the form of a virtual cooking class via DelecTable inside vomFASS on University Avenue. You can work with the DelecTable staff to design a custom menu. delectablemadison.com

Keep an eye on Pasture and Plenty’s virtual cooking classes and accompanying meal kit offerings. Some feature special guest instructors, like Peter Robertson of RP’s Pasta. pastureandplenty.com

Willy Street Co-op hosts workshops (all held virtually currently) to show customers how to prepare the fresh, organic food they can buy from the local co-op’s shelves. willystreet.coop

Culinary enthusiasts can take a no-grade course on knife skills, how to properly use an InstantPot or the art of low carb tacos at Madison College. madisoncollege.edu/culinary-enthusiast

Bring the cooking class to your house by hiring Mad City Chefs for an in-home cook-it-yourself experience with executive chef and owner, Ethan Kaercher. He’ll help you grasp soup basics, French and Italian cuisine, or even how to manifest romance through food for your next date night. madcitychefs.com

“Little French Bakery” cookbook author and pastry chef Susan Holding is hosting virtual classes in lieu of in-person events to help others get creative in the kitchen with baked goods, like macarons. littlefrenchbakery.com

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