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Having a real chef cook in front of you is a very rewarding experience for people that want to learn how to cook. We have a good diversity for classes for adults and children of all levels. Taking cooking classes with a partner or spouse is also a great romantic date night idea. Listed below are 8 Cooking classes, workshops, lessons and services offered throughout  New Jersey.

Tri-State Area
Chef It Up!: 512 Franklin Ave Nutley, NJ 07110, 973-542-8542
Chef It Up 2 Go: Serving NJ & the Tri-State Area, 973-300-8898

Chef it Up NJ Cooking Classes for all ages Cooking classes for all ages in NJ and beyond!
At our place or yours CHEF IT UP & CHEF IT UP 2 GO makes everyone feel like the top chef! You can come to our peanut/tree nut free CHEF IT UP facility at 512 Franklin Ave., Nutley, NJ or have a CHEF IT UP 2 GO travel come to you! We offer birthday parties, cooking classes, interactive cooking demos, summer camps and more! It's great from ages 3 to 100! So have your recreation directors, after school coordinators or principals call or visit our website today at to book something totally awesome!

Some programs we offer for kids of any age are: Mommy & Me, Healthy Snacks, Foods Around the World, Kid Show Cupcakes and more...And for the adults how about That's Amore (mozzarella making w/ fresh pesto and tomatoes) or Totally Tapas (making a variety of different tapas to enjoy). Be sure to have Chef It Up 2 Go's interactive cooking demos at your next huge event too as they really know how to make it a recipe for success!

Mention FunNJ and receive $10.00 off any Chef It Up 2 Go event!

Chef It Up has recently been featured in Entrepreneur Magazine as a trending franchise and hot school enrichment franchise!

Franchising opportunities available!

Southern NJ
In the Kitchen Cooking School
10 Mechanic Street, Haddonfield, NJ 08033

In the Kitchen Cooking School New Jersey Cooking Classes Hands-on cooking classes in NJ for every level!
This cooking school boasts having "a class for everyone" and they certainly do have a wide variety. Whether you've never touched a stove or you're an amateur chef, you can find something that will tickle your fancy. Try out the Core Curriculum classes that will introduce you to the basics of cooking or take the World Flavors series of classes and learn to cook in a variety of cultural styles. These NJ cooking classes are great for a hobby, date idea or even as team building events.

Vegetarian and gluten-free options available for most classes!

Tri-State Area
Chef Carl's International Cooking Class 
At your NJ location or ours!

Cheft Carl Make a Pizza party NJ Cooking Classes Pizza Parties - Cooking Parties - Edible Fruit Parties
For over 25 years Chef Carl Giardina has been spreading his love and passion for food to children throughout the NJ tri-state area with his "Make a Pizza" parties. He has a hands-on approach to engage children into being little chefs and kitchen helpers at home and in a possible culinary career in the future. He has performed over 6,000 of his legendary pizza parties in NJ, NY, PA and CT! His success has led him to expand his cooking classes to now include international NJ cooking classes for parties and school events, which are fun for all ages! The international cooking classes give all who participate the opportunity to go to faraway lands right in the kitchen! From Italy to the Far East, kids and adults alike can learn to put together great meals and wonderful memories to last a lifetime.

Choose between five different party packages including traditional American, Chinese, Italian, Mexican or vegetarian. Each participant creates a delicious entree with a side dish. At the end of the party all chefs are rewarded with ice cream sundaes for dessert. Chef Carl uses only fresh ingredients and no peanut products are used. He is attentive to other food allergies and dietary restrictions, just be sure to let him know while you are booking your party.

Travel to faraway lands right in the kitchen!

Central NJ
Young Chef's Academy Young Chefs Academy cooking classes in Southern NJ
712 Ginesi Drive, Morganville, NJ 07751

Young Chef's Academy Cooking School New Jersey Cooking Classes Hands-on cooking classes in NJ for kids!
New cooking classes at Young Chefs Academy in Marlboro are offered each week and are uniquely structured around a different theme every month. Whether you are interested in dropping in for a single class or it is your desire to become an elite Chef, each class focuses on true culinary techniques where teachers guide their students through original recipes that are all created exclusively for Young Chefs Academy by their own certified chefs.

The Young Chefs Academy MasterChef Program is a unique opportunity for Junior & Senior Chefs Club Members who are serious about cooking and interested in mastering the basic culinary skills and techniques needed to embark on a lifelong love of cooking. Members who are enrolled in the MasterChef Program will earn patches to proudly display on their chef jacket uniform by simply participating in weekly classes and mastering knowledge assessments. Each level of the MasterChef program is designed to help each member achieve the honor of wearing the elite black chef jacket and becoming a certified MasterChef.

Call them today to schedule your cooking class!

A Different Themed Class Every Month!

Northeast NJ
Hudson Table Hudson Table Northeast NJ Cooking Classes
1403 Clinton Street, Hoboken, NJ 07030
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Hudson Table cooking classes in Northern NJ Cooking classes for adults of all abilities
From amateur chef to gourmand, Hudson Table has the cooking class for you. Hudson Table is a modern, yet rustic kitchen space, operating as Hoboken NJ's first cooking school. Each week classes are offered for students of all levels and abilities, with themes including world dumplings, Italian table, holiday brunch and Spanish tapas. In addition to the cooking classes offered throughout the week, the culinary studio space is also hosting an increasing number of catered private parties, team building classes and social events.

Hudson Table's acclaimed chefs will guide you through a menu of culinary creations, offering tips and assistance as you need. Want to go it alone? Go for it! Need a little more guidance? They're here to help! Equipped with Shun knives, Wolf stoves and All-Clad cookware, you’ll cook with and learn from the best, without all the clean up. Bring wine or beer to toast to a job well done as you enjoy the meal you’ve prepared.

Hudson County NJ's first cooking school

Northern NJ
Ridgewood Culinary Studio
223 Chestnut Street, Ridgewood, NJ 07450

Ridgewood Culinary Studio NJ Cooking Classes Learn to cook in NJ no matter your age!
Ridgewood Culinary School offers classes for children and for adults in a hands-on interactive environment. Kids can learn the basics of recipe preparation techniques such as measuring, chopping, kneading and more. Adult classes range from sushi making to knife skills. Choose the class that interests you, or sign up for more than one!

This fun cooking school in NJ also offers classes for private events such as bachelorette parties and networking groups. Try out the "Iron Chef" event as a corporate team building activity!

Check out cooking summer camp!


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NJ Cooking Classes

Take advantage of some of the finest cooking classes New Jersey has to offer when you sign up for any of the classes above.  Learn to cook in New Jersey from trained professionals, who will provide you with professional instruction and a deeper appreciation for the culinary arts.

For information about other fun classes in the state, check out our Learn in NJ page.  If you're looking to explore the culinary arts in other parts of the country, see our guide to Cooking Classes in PA or Cooking Classes New York.


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