The Kitchen Shop Experience

"In our world, an apron is just a cape on backwards."
- 'The Main Dish' Laura Laiben

Become a superhero in your own kitchen with a visit to our Kitchen Shop, either in person or online
(And, by the way, we also carry aprons.)

 We’re in love with food. Stories about food, people who cook food, and the products that make our time in the kitchen easier and more exciting. We’re here to help you make magic in the kitchen.


The Tasting Room

@ The Culinary Center of Kansas City
Sip. Taste. Discover.

Join us each Saturday from 10:00AM – 2:00 PM and experience The Tasting Room @ The Culinary Center of Kansas City. Sample free tastings of chef-prepared foods and perfectly-paired beverages by one of our wine, beer or cocktail experts. Plus, look for pop-up surprises and discounts throughout the store.



Our Kitchen Shop Experience is a foodie’s dream.  We aim to ignite your enthusiasm and activate your senses through interactive displays, food & wine tastings, free smells and more! All you food lovers (and food curious folks) are welcome to stop in anytime to find the perfect cooking class, look around our unique teaching kitchens and get inspired!

Curious about what tool is most essential in the kitchen? Considering making a quality knife purchase or upgrading your cookware? We are here to support you in exploring the culinary possibilities! Shop our curated collection of recommended tools, unusual gadgets, exclusive edible fare and kitchen-inspired gifts for all ages. And don’t forget… Foodies love gift certificates!

" People who love to eat are always the best people." - Julia Child


Place your shopping orders now. Pick up Curbside in Downtown Overland Park, or we can ship your order for you! We ship via USPS Priority Mail.

CookBetter Boxes™ cooking classes in a box

Learn to cook in your own kitchen with our new CookBetter Boxes™. Designed by our culinary instructors and covering a variety of popular cooking themes, each box includes a curated collection of tools to compliment the cooking theme, a cookbook (Best Recipes of The Culinary Center of Kansas City Cookbook-2nd Collection) and a $10 ClassPass™ to use toward cooking classes with us.

The perfect gift for any foodie in your life, our Culinary Center of Kansas City gift certificates are available for purchase online or in our Kitchen Shop in Downtown Overland Park.