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How much do private cooking lessons cost?

You can take private cooking classes to have fun, to learn a new skill, to improve your health, to bond with your partner, to enjoy a playful first date or to have a unique birthday party experience. Nationally the average cost of private cooking lessons ranges between $100 and $150. Prices can vary, depending on where you live, the type of cooking class you’re taking, the ingredients the chef provides, and the reputation of the chef. Cooking classes with Anthony Bourdain will clearly cost more than classes with a local restaurant owner. The number of people in the class will also affect the cost, with group lessons often priced per person to account for the cost of ingredients. For example, for group lessons, a brunch workshop may cost an average of $70 per person, a steak dinner with sides could cost an average of $80-$85 per person, and a sushi lesson could cost an average of $100 per person. Ingredients play a major role in cost, as the chef will pre-purchase the food you will be working with. Weekday classes will usually cost less than weekend classes.

Reviews for Austin cooking instructors
Martha Z.
We hired Stefano at Taste of Napoli to do a cooking class and dinner for 8 people for our 50th Wedding Anniversary. Stefano was always prompt in responding to my questions and very helpful in planning the menu for our dinner. Carlo, one of Stefano's partners, and his wife arrived on time before the event to prepare. They were great in teaching us how to prepare some of the dishes and then to serve us the dinner as we relaxed and partied. I will hire the company again the next time I need a chef to help make for a fun, relaxed, and totally enjoyable gathering.
Taste of Napoli LLCTaste of Napoli LLC
Katie L.
We booked Stefano for our private anniversary dinner / cooking class. Booking was easy (quick communication, simple booking instructions), flexible (easy to modify dinner plans, easy to choose dates and times and location), and overall excellent. Stefano offered to come to our home, or meet us at an airbnb (whichever was preferred with COVID). His kitchen is currently under renovation. He also suggested we discuss with a wedding venue that he knew the owner of down south. The wedding vendor owner was extremely willing to work with us knowing that Stefano is who sent us to her. Her reviews of him were glowing and basically sealed the deal. This event was a surprise for my husband, and when we arrived Stefano had everything setup and ready to go. Aprons for both of us, some food prepped or ready for us to get hands on with, and the kitchen and romantic dinner table setup for us. The entire evening was fun and the atmosphere was fantastic, with shared wine between us and the chef (we brought it to share!) and more wine at the table. Our dinner was 4 courses: eggplant parmesan, spaghettis with clams, branzino with potatoes, and a deconstructed tiramisu. Each course was spectacular. I will recommend Stefano to EVERYONE!! and when his kitchen is finished under renovation, I hope to bring friends and family to enjoy his wonderful cooking too!
Taste of Napoli LLCTaste of Napoli LLC
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