Meet Our Instructors

Instructors?  We prefer to call them ‘Culinary Rockstars’!   

“I approach cooking from a science angle because I need to understand how things work.  If I understand the egg, I can scramble it better.  It’s as simple as that.”
                   – Alton Brown 

“I teach to promote the ‘en’ words – engage, enthuse, enlighten, entertain and enjoy.”

“Even the most basic home-cooked meal is an artistic expression of love and respect.”

“It’s all about
my favorite F-words…
Food. Fun. Family. Friends.”

“Life is sweet.
Baking makes people happy and brings joy.

“Sharing an idea you care about is a generous way to change your world for the better.”

“Healthy cooking and plant-based meals are nothing short of culinary medicine.”

“I love cooking because of the universal importance of food on people & cultures.”

“I teach to empower people of all ages in the kitchen to create and nourish their bodies.”

“Pastries are works of art that create delightful tastes for your tongue & food for your soul.”

“A good meal accompanied with a matching wine elevates the experience.”

“You can’t lick the bowl watching the food channel.
Let’s Cook!”

“My passion for cooking began in my mother’s kitchen. Now it’s my turn to teach others.”

“I want to empower people to cook and eat at home instead of eating out.”

“Foods of my Mexican heritage are important to me, and I love to pass that along.”

“I help students grow – building understanding & skills and becoming confidence.”

“I teach people cooking is about ‘FATT’ (Flavor Aroma Taste Texture) & understanding a recipe.”

“I like to introduce people to new foods and show them how to cook with them.”

“Life is too short to eat bad food. I love to show people how easy it is to create delicious food.”

“Everyone can learn to cook! It’s never too early or too late to find your place in the kitchen.”

“I believe that sharing my passion for cooking is my best expression of love.”

“I live to inspire and to be inspired.  Life is delicious. Enjoy every bite.”

“It feeds my soul to feed people & see their delight when equipped with new culinary skills.”

“Everyone can be creative. They just need encouragement, a safe space & a sweet treat.”

“Perfect a recipe, then you can put your stamp on it and change it to your liking and taste.”

“I’m here to help you transform your kitchen into a dinner-time powerhouse.”

“My ego loves a captive audience to listen to me. Seriously, I love it. It’s a problem.”

“I get Soooo much pleasure & ideas in return for teaching, it seems almost unfair.”

“I love sending students home with the confidence to re-create what they learned.”

“Decorating cookies puts me in my happy place. I want to help others find that place.”

Have a passion & talent for cooking and teaching? Tell us why you’d be great for the CCKC team…