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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
“Vegan meals can be fun, easy to make and delicious!”
“I teach to promote the ‘en’ words – engage, enthuse, enlighten, entertain and enjoy.”
“Good food is always made with the three Ps: Passion, Pride and Panache.”
“Teaching allows me to share my love of both food and chemistry with others.”
“I love sharing my passion for cooking and baking. Good food makes people happy!”
“Life is sweet.Baking makes people happy and brings joy.Enjoy!”
“Healthy cooking and plant-based meals are nothing short of culinary medicine.”
“Experimentation and discovery of smoking and grilling is my passion.”
“You can’t lick the bowl watching the food channel.Let’s Cook!”
“Foods of my Mexican heritage are important to me, and I love to pass that along.”
“I want to whisk you away to foreign lands and foods without leaving the table.”
“I teach people cooking is about ‘FATT’ (Flavor Aroma Taste Texture) & understanding a recipe.”
“Wine is an experience meant to be shared.”
“Life is too short to eat bad food. I love to show people how easy it is to create delicious food.”
“Food is a beautiful thing.”
“I am a foodie and love to teach about and share my love for food.”
“My inspiration is Julia Child. Learn the basics and never be afraid to try new things.”
“It feeds my soul to feed people & see their delight when equipped with new culinary skills.”
“I believe everyone has the space to be creative, you just need a safe space to learn and play.”
“Perfect a recipe, then you can put your stamp on it and change it to your liking and taste.”
“I get soooo much pleasure & ideas in return for teaching, it seems almost unfair.”
2019 Kansas City Top Doctor – Ingram’s magazine
“‘No one is born a great cook, one learns by doing.’ – Julia Child”
“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…
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7920 Santa Fe DriveOverland Park, KS 66204(across from the Clock Tower in Historic Downtown Overland Park)
p: 913/341.4455f: 913/341.5070
Monday – Saturday | 9am – 6pm + Open later when there are events or classes…which is most nights! Please call.
Sundays | Hours vary based on class times. Please call.
Monday – Friday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Available anytime by appointment
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