Cooking Classes for Beginners in Tampa
Discover cooking classes for beginners with top-rated chefs in Tampa.
Even if you're only comfortable using a microwave, you'll discover that home cooking isn't so hard when you take beginner cooking classes in Tampa. You'll receive expert instruction from an experienced, encouraging chef who will teach you everything you need to know as you prepare a meal together. Choose from beginner classes focused on baking, classic Italian cuisine, seafood, Asian favorites, tasty tapas or even gourmet Frech fare — with top-notch chefs guiding you, there's nothing you can't cook! You'll master basic kitchen skills like chopping, dicing, folding and sautéing and you'll be amazed at the delicious dishes coming from your own hands. Start today!
Best Cooking Classes for Beginners in Tampa
Hand Rolled Sushi From Scratch
The secrets to creating your own handmade sushi are revealed in this exciting cooking class from Chef Vivian and Michi. Even if you've never touched a sushi knife, you'll be a master of ricing and rolling by the end of the lesson! Learn to create perfect sushi rice and turn it into a spicy tuna roll filled with fresh tuna, cooling cucumber and spicy sauce. You'll also prepare a vegetable hand roll using carrots, cucumbers, avocado and shiitake mushrooms fo...
Wed, Dec 13th at 6:00PM
The Perfect Hand-Rolled Sushi
Enhance your culinary skills with the art of sushi-making in this hands-on cooking class. Chef Princess will guide you through each step of the process from making perfectly sticky sushi rice to achieving precise knife cuts. Choose from a variety of ingredients to create your unique sushi rolls. By the end of this class, you will confidently roll, cut and garnish your own better-than-takeout sushi. Cooking classes on Classpop! are designed to be social eve...
Thu, Dec 14th at 7:00PM
Sweet and Savory Empanadas
Discover the delicious magic of making your own traditional Latin hand pies in this interactive cooking class from Chef Ashley. She'll show you how simple it is to serve up these authentic specialties in two distinctive recipes. Begin by creating tender ground beef and melted cheese wrapped in flaky dough for a beef empanada, perfect as a weekday dinner main dish. Then, prepare a dessert empanada featuring a fruit filling of sweet guava blended with cheese...
Thu, Dec 28th at 7:00PM
Go for Gnocchi
Chef Tiffany will teach you all about gnocchi in this interactive cooking class. You'll learn the time-honored techniques to turn out a dish loved by foodies all around the world. Discover an authentic Italian alternative to pasta, made with tender potatoes, flour and plant-based egg. You'll also prepare a vegan-friendly marinara with garlic and onion as a perfect topper for your delicious gnocchi.MENUGnocchiWith russet potatoes, flour, just egg, salt &...
Thu, Jan 11th at 7:00PM
Join Chef Maurice in an immersive cooking adventure where you'll craft delectable Asian-style dumplings that outshine anything store-bought. This hands-on class unveils the art of dumpling creation, guided by Chef Maurice's expertise. From mastering the perfect plumpness to mastering intricate folding techniques, you'll transform into a dumpling virtuoso. You'll also whip up a mouthwatering dipping sauce infused with chili oil, soy sauce and ginger, while...
Wed, Feb 7th at 6:00PM
Mastering the Art of Sushi
Practice the fundamentals of crafting handmade sushi from start to finish in this hands-on cooking class with Chef Danh. You'll learn the secrets to recreating some of your Japanese favorites while mastering valuable new culinary skills.Start off strong by learning to make wonderfully crispy crab rangoons alongside a delectable sweet chili sauce. Next, get a lesson in knife skills while preparing fresh cucumber, avocado and imitation crab for a classic Cal...
Sat, Dec 16th at 3:30PM
Intro to Sushi for Kids
Introduce your little chefs to the world of sushi-making in this hands-on cooking class. Kids will learn valuable kitchen skills and master the art of sushi-rolling with the help of Chef Nadina. First, everyone will make delightfully flaky phyllo dough cups to be filled with a tasty tuna avocado sushi filling. Next, the group will make perfect sticky rice to roll salmon sushi rolls by hand. They'll also use the rice to put together wholesome poke bowls bef...
Tue, Dec 19th at 1:00PM
Italian Classics From Scratch
Join Chef Ricky for an interactive cooking class where you'll learn how to make pasta from scratch and fresh ricotta to use in a few timeless Italian dishes. First, you'll learn to prepare a traditional shrimp scampi with a light white wine sauce and fresh herbs. Then, layer your homemade pasta and ricotta cheese into a decadent lasagne al forno, a simplified yet elegant take on the classic lasagne. Then you'll sharpen your knife skills as you learn to pre...
Thu, Jan 4th at 5:00PM
Sous Vide Cooking for Beginners
Get ready to unlock the secrets to perfectly prepared sous vide recipes in this hands-on cooking class with Chef Ricky. In this sous vide cooking class for beginners, Chef Ricky will guide you through proper techniques for preparing food in a vacuum-sealed plastic pouch that's cooked in a water bath at a precisely regulated temperature. For the appetizer, you'll compile a compressed watermelon tataki appetizer with sweet soy glaze and deep-fried shallots....
Thu, Jan 4th at 5:00PM
Canoas From Puerto Rico
Chef Ashley is eager to introduce you to delicious canoas in this interactive cooking class. These canoe-shaped savory pastries are a Puerto Rican favorite that are sure to find a place on your kitchen table. You'll work with sliced plantains, a staple of the region's menu, and prepare an enticing blend of beef and cheese to fill them with. The result is similar to a taco, but with a natural plant-based shell that adds subtle flavor and intriguing texture...
No dates available
Create a Beautiful Fruit-Infused Dinner
Fruit can be an inspired ingredient that lends flair to even the simplest of recipes. In this hands-on experience, Chef Nadina shares her secrets for using flavorful fruits in unexpected ways. You’ll begin with a tangy arugula salad topped with cranberries, walnuts, and feta, tossed with a light vinegar dressing. Then, learn to prepare lean chicken breast in a rich sauce of raspberries, mushrooms, shallots and garlic. And the decadent chocolate angel foo...
No dates available
Lighter Italian Fare
Italian cooking can be savory and satisfying without being heavy, and Chef Nadina is ready to teach you how easy it is to achieve such a culinary victory! Come along on this in-person cooking experience and learn to prepare a flavorful low-fat turkey meatball appetizer in a light tomato and herb sauce, a simple-to-make homemade pasta that’s sure to please the most discerning of palates, and mini-zeppoles for dessert—a delicate, sweet and airy delight....
No dates available
Other Classes in Tampa
Best Local Classes
Discover the best local classes in each city. Reviewed and verified to ensure a quality (and fun!) experience.
Learn from the very best. Whether it's cooking with a Michelin star chef, dancing with a former Broadway star, or painting with local legends, we bring you world-class instructors.
No phone calls, no waiting for a response. Select and book your experience hassle free.