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.”

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

“Teaching allows me to share my love of both food and chemistry with others.”

“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 have a passion for world cuisine and want to help you learn to prepare it!”

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

“Experimentation and discovery of smoking and grilling is my passion.”

“Sharing the benefits & deliciousness of plant-based cooking is my duty.”

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

“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.”

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

“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.”

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

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

“I hope to pass along the skills so generously taught to me, while I learn from you…”

“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.”

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

“We have an obligation to bridge the efforts of hard-working farms and diners.”

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

“Vegan meals can be fun, easy to make and delicious!”

“I believe in a transformative learning approach where adults learn by doing.”

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