Personal Chef Cooking Class Experiences in Tampa Bay, FL

personal chef cooking classes in Tampa, Clearwater and St. Petesburg

Welcome to our personal chef cooking experiences in the Tampa Bay area, including Clearwater and St. Pete, where you become part of a culinary team!

You can choose to actively participate and help the chef prepare a multiple course menu, or you can enjoy some wine while you watch the chef do a demonstration.

Our classes are designed for anyone who wants to improve their culinary skills, learn new techniques, and discover the joy of cooking. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced cook, our classes are tailored to your skill level.

Our classes are taught by professional chefs who have a passion for food and a wealth of experience in the culinary industry. They’ll provide you with hands-on instruction and share their tips and tricks for creating delicious meals.

We offer a wide variety of cuisines as you will see below.

Our classes are held in the comfort of your kitchen, where you will work with the chef to create a culinary masterpiece.

Sign up for our personal chef cooking classes in the Tampa Bay area today and discover the joy of cooking!

Please email us for pricing information.

The Italian Classics Experience

Italian Classics Cooking Class ExperienceJoin our Italian Classics cooking class experience in the Tampa Bay area, including Clearwater and St. Pete, and embark on a culinary journey through classic Italian pasta dishes that have captured hearts around the world! Learn the art of perfectly al dente spaghetti and meatballs, where tender pasta meets savory meatballs smothered in rich tomato sauce. Delight in the crispy, cheesy perfection of chicken parmigiana, a timeless favorite. And discover the secrets behind the creamy indulgence of pasta carbonara, with its harmonious blend of eggs, cheese, pancetta, and black pepper. Elevate your cooking skills and savor the flavors of Italy in every bite. Email us to book your class in the Tampa Bay area and let your taste buds experience the magic of these iconic Italian pasta dishes. Buon appetito!

The Indian Cuisine Experience

Indian cooking class experience

Indulge in the exquisite world of Indian cuisine with your personal chef cooking class experience in the Tampa Bay area. Join us as we unravel the secrets behind three beloved dishes. First up, we have the creamy and aromatic butter chicken, a symphony of tender chicken bathed in a luscious tomato and cream curry sauce that’s sure to tantalize your taste buds. Next, we’ll dive into the fragrant and flavorful biryani rice, a medley of spices, basmati rice, and succulent meat or vegetables, creating a dish that’s as vibrant as it is delicious. And for a twist on tradition, we’ll teach you how to craft oven-fried tikka masala veggie cakes – a delightful fusion of tikka masala flavors encased in crispy, oven-baked cakes. Join us on this culinary adventure and bring the vibrant flavors of India to your home kitchen in the Tampa Bay area. Contact us to book your cooking class today and get ready to savor the magic of Indian cuisine. Namaste!

The Mexican Cuisine Experience

Mexican cuisine cooking class experience

Immerse yourself in the vibrant world of Mexican cuisine at your own private cooking class experience, right here in the Tampa Bay area, including Clearwater and St. Pete. Explore a medley of flavors and textures as we guide you through the art of crafting authentic Mexican dishes. Begin with a refreshing and creamy avocado soup, a delightful blend of ripe avocados, spices, and citrus that will invigorate your senses. Then, we’ll dive into the world of tacos, offering an array of options like traditional street tacos filled with succulent meats and fresh garnishes that are bursting with flavor. Our class will also unveil the secrets behind crafting authentic Mexican sauces like pico de gallo and fresh guacamole, elevating your dishes to a new level of authenticity and taste. Join the chef on this culinary journey in the Tampa Bay area and let the bold and spicy flavors of Mexico transport you to a fiesta of flavors. Reserve your spot today and get ready to savor the rich tapestry of Mexican cuisine. ¡Buen provecho!

The Korean “K-Cuisine” Experience

Korean cuisine cooking class experience Tampa, FL

Embark on a culinary adventure into the heart of Korean cuisine at your private cooking class experience right here in the Tampa Bay area, including Clearwater and St. Pete. First, we’ll delve into the world of bibimbap, a colorful and flavorful rice bowl that combines a variety of fresh vegetables, marinated meats, and spicy gochujang sauce to create a harmonious and satisfying meal. Next, we’ll master the art of japchae noodles, a dish that wows with its delicate, glassy sweet potato noodles stir-fried with an assortment of vegetables and seasoned with a savory soy-based sauce. Finally, we’ll explore the fiery and tangy delight of kimchi fried rice, where the iconic Korean fermented cabbage meets steaming hot rice and a blend of seasonings to create an unforgettable fusion of flavors.

Join the chef for an unforgettable culinary experience and learn to create these Korean classics in the comfort of your own kitchen. Email us today, and let the bold and diverse flavors of Korea tantalize your taste buds. Get ready to savor the magic of Korean cuisine with us! 맛있게 드세요! (Enjoy your meal!)

The Chinese Food Experience

Chinese cuisine cooking class experience Tampa bay

Book your private chef cooking class experience for an exploration of the delectable world of Cantonese cuisine right here in the Tampa Bay area, including Clearwater and St. Pete. First on our menu is the savory and satisfying Cantonese chow mein, a stir-fried noodle dish featuring a delightful combination of tender meats, crisp vegetables, and silky egg noodles, all coated in a rich, savory sauce.

Next, we’ll dive into the ocean of flavors with our shrimp in lobster sauce, a succulent seafood dish characterized by plump shrimp bathed in a velvety, umami-packed “lobster” sauce that’s both luxurious and comforting.

To start your culinary journey, we’ll teach you how to create the perfect egg drop soup, a warm and soothing classic that boasts delicate ribbons of beaten egg swirling amidst a flavorful chicken or vegetable broth.

Email us today and embark on a gourmet adventure through the heart of Cantonese cuisine. Let your taste buds savor the rich and diverse flavors of China in every bite. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to master these beloved dishes. Join us in celebrating the art of Cantonese cooking. 慢慢吃! (Enjoy your meal!)

The Real Ramen Experience

Japanese Ramen Cooking Class Experience in Tampa Bay

Book your personal chef Japanese ramen cooking class experience where we’ll explore the flavors of two distinct and delectable ramen styles right here in the Tampa Bay area, including Clearwater and St. Pete. First, we have the Black Mushroom and Shoyu Stock ramen, a refined and umami-rich dish that combines earthy black mushrooms with a savory shoyu (soy sauce) broth. Topped with perfectly cooked ramen noodles, marinated soft-boiled eggs, and an array of fresh garnishes, this ramen is a symphony of flavors and textures.

For those craving a fiery kick, we’ll dive into the world of Spicy Miso ramen, where bold and complex flavors take center stage. The miso broth is infused with a fiery chili paste, creating a harmonious blend of heat and umami. Topped with pork, corn, bean sprouts, and other delectable toppings, this ramen is a spicy delight that will warm your soul.

Whether you’re a ramen enthusiast or a newcomer to the world of Japanese cuisine, our class promises to elevate your ramen-making skills to new heights. Email us today and savor the rich and diverse flavors of these two incredible ramen dishes. Get ready to slurp and enjoy! いただきます! (Enjoy your meal!)

The Pasta Making Experience

Pasta making class experience in Tampa Bay.

Embark on a pasta-making adventure in your personal chef cooking class experience right here in the Tampa Bay area, including Clearwater and St. Pete, where you’ll learn the art of crafting pasta by hand and creating two classic Italian sauces: pesto and fresh San Marzano tomato sauce.

First, you’ll discover the joy of making pasta from scratch, from kneading the dough to rolling and shaping it. Our expert chef will guide you through each step, ensuring your pasta turns out perfectly delicious.

Next, we’ll delve into the world of sauces. You’ll master the vibrant and aromatic pesto sauce, blending fresh basil, cashews, garlic, Parmesan cheese, and olive oil into a lush green paste that’s a perfect match for your homemade pasta.

Additionally, you’ll create a luscious San Marzano tomato sauce using the finest Italian tomatoes, sautéed garlic, onions, and a medley of herbs. This sauce will showcase the simplicity and authenticity of Italian cuisine.

Whether you’re a seasoned cook or a culinary novice, our pasta-making class promises to be a hands-on and delicious experience. Email us today and prepare to impress your taste buds with the exquisite flavors of homemade pasta and authentic Italian sauces. Buon appetito!

The Vietnamese Pho Experience

The Vietnamese pho cooking class experience in Tampa, FL

Join us in the Tampa Bay area for a private, immersive pho-making cooking class in your kitchen that will transport you to the heart of Vietnamese cuisine. Learn to create the aromatic and soul-warming dish of pho from scratch, right here in Tampa Bay. Our hands-on cooking experience will guide you through the art of crafting a fragrant broth infused with a unique blend of spices, including star anise, cloves, and cinnamon. Master the balance of flavors, ensuring your pho broth is a rich and flavorful base that captures the essence of Tampa Bay’s culinary diversity.

In our class, you’ll also become adept at slicing paper-thin cuts of tender beef or chicken, ready to be added to your steaming bowl of pho. We’ll use the freshest local ingredients to ensure an authentic Tampa Bay twist to your pho experience.

To complete your culinary journey, we’ll show you how to prepare the perfect hoisin sauce and sriracha condiments, allowing you to customize the flavor of your pho to your liking. Discover the flavors of this delicious Vietnamese classic.

Whether you’re an experienced chef or a beginner, our Tampa Bay pho-making class promises to elevate your culinary skills and provide you with the knowledge to create this comforting and flavorful dish at home. Reserve your spot today and get ready to savor the authentic tastes of Vietnam with our delightful pho. Chúc ngon miệng! (Enjoy your meal!)

The Spanish Cuisine Experience

Spanish cuisine cooking class in Tampa, Clearwater and St. Petersburg, FL.

Embark on a culinary journey through the flavors of Spain right here in the vibrant Tampa Bay area! Book your own private Spanish cuisine cooking class and discover the art of creating three iconic Spanish dishes: Patatas Bravas, Octopus with Romesco Sauce, and Seafood Paella.

First, we’ll transport you to the streets of Spain with Patatas Bravas, where crispy potato cubes are paired with a zesty and smoky bravas sauce – a delightful tapas dish that’s perfect for sharing.

Next, you’ll learn the secrets of preparing Octopus with Romesco Sauce, a coastal favorite that combines tender, grilled octopus with the bold flavors of a rich, red pepper-based romesco sauce, delivering a symphony of taste.

And finally, we’ll dive into the world of Seafood Paella, where the freshest local seafood meets saffron-infused rice, creating a flavorful and aromatic dish that’s a hallmark of Spanish cuisine.

Whether you’re an experienced cook or a culinary enthusiast, our Tampa Bay Spanish cooking class promises to transport you to Spain through your taste buds. Reserve your spot today and get ready to savor the vibrant and diverse flavors of Spanish cuisine. ¡Buen provecho! (Enjoy your meal!)

The Thai Cuisine Experience

Thai Cooking Class in Tampa, Clearwater, and St. Petersburg FL

Embark on a flavorful Thai culinary adventure right here in the Tampa Bay, Clearwater and St. Pete by booking your own private Thai cooking class. Learn to craft three iconic Thai dishes that will transport your taste buds to the streets of Thailand: Pad Thai, Tom Yum Soup, and a delightful Mango and Sticky Rice dessert.

Begin with Pad Thai, the quintessential Thai street food known for its harmonious blend of sweet, sour, and savory flavors. You’ll master the art of stir-frying rice noodles with succulent shrimp, chicken, or tofu, all seasoned with tamarind, fish sauce, and lime.

Next, we’ll introduce you to the fragrant and spicy Tom Yum Soup, a flavorful broth infused with lemongrass, galangal, and kaffir lime leaves. Discover the balance between heat and sourness as you prepare this classic Thai soup with your own twist.

To end your Thai culinary journey on a sweet note, we’ll guide you in crafting a luscious Mango and Sticky Rice dessert. Learn how to prepare perfectly steamed glutinous rice, paired with fresh ripe mango slices, and drizzled with a sweet coconut sauce.

Whether you’re an aspiring chef or a culinary enthusiast, our Tampa Bay Thai cooking class promises to bring the authentic flavors of Thailand to your table. Reserve your spot today and prepare to savor the diverse and delicious tastes of Thai cuisine. ทานให้อร่อยนะ! (Enjoy your meal!)

The Low Carb Keto Experience

Low-Carb Keto Cooking Classes in Tampa, Clearwater and St. Pete, FL

Join our Tampa Bay low-carb keto cooking class experience in the comfort of your kitchen and collaborate with one of our expert chefs to create three delicious, low-carb keto dishes. Whether you’re a seasoned keto enthusiast or new to this lifestyle, you’ll discover exciting recipes and techniques that make low-carb eating both enjoyable and satisfying. Reserve your spot today and embark on a journey to healthier, keto-friendly cooking with us!

The keto diet, short for KETOGENIC DIET, is a low-carbohydrate and high-fat eating plan. Its primary goal is to shift your body into a state called ketosis, where it relies on fat for energy instead of carbohydrates. By drastically reducing carb intake and increasing fat consumption, the body begins to burn fat for fuel, resulting in potential weight loss and improved blood sugar control. The diet typically includes foods like meat, fish, eggs, dairy, nuts, and healthy fats while limiting or avoiding high-carb foods like bread, pasta, sugar, and starchy vegetables.

The Vegetarian / Vegan Experience

Vegetarian and Vegan Cooking Class in Tampa, Clearwater and St. Petersburg, FL.


Explore the delicious world of vegan and vegetarian cuisine right here in the Tampa Bay area with your own private chef cooking class. Whether you’re a seasoned plant-based eater or just curious about incorporating more vegetables into your diet, our class offers a culinary journey that celebrates the flavors, textures, and versatility of vegan and vegetarian cooking. Learn to create mouthwatering dishes that are not only good for you but also good for the planet. Join us and discover how to turn fresh, locally sourced ingredients into delightful, plant-based masterpieces. Reserve your spot today and savor the vibrant and wholesome tastes of vegan and vegetarian cuisine with us.

Frequenty Asked Questions

Are the cooking classes held in my home?

Yes, our cooking classes are held in the comfort of your home. For out-of-town visitors, we offer this service at your rental property or hotel suite.  We can also provide group cooking classes at your place of business provided that you have a full working kitchen on-site.

Is there a minimum number of participants required to book a cooking class?

Yes, currently, we require a minimum of 4 participants to book a private chef cooking class experience.

How much does a cooking class cost?

Please contact us via email for current pricing and be sure to include the location of the event and number of guests.

How long does a cooking class usually take?

The average class is about 2-3 hours in length.

Can I invite friends to come and watch?

Yes, however, since we charge per person you will incur an extra fee for every participant. If you would like your friends to enjoy the food you’ve prepared, we ask that you invite them to join you once the class is finished.

What is the difference between a cooking class and a cooking demo?

A cooking demo (demonstration) is where you get to sit back and relax while you watch the chef prepare a gourmet menu in front of your eyes. No hands-on participation is required during a cooking demo. This works best with larger groups.

A cooking class is where you get to participate, hands-on, to help the chef prepare a gourmet menu. We give you the option of choosing which format you would like. This works best with smaller groups.

Do we get to eat during the class?

Yes, you are free to enjoy the food as it is prepared, or at the end. Our cooking class is casual, and since it’s in your house, we want you to feel at home!

Will everyone in a group cooking class get to participate?

For small groups of up to 8 participants, we can provide a hands-on cooking class. For bigger groups, we would do a food-TV-style cooking demonstration where the participants get to watch, learn, interact with the chef, and sample delicious foods! Smaller groups can also choose to sit back and relax while watching a cooking demo if they wish to.

Can we ask the Chef questions during the class?

Of course! The chef will answer any of your questions. Our chefs are very friendly and enjoy a good conversation!

Can I buy a gift certificate for one of your cooking classes?

Yes. Many people give our services as a gift in the form of a gift certificate. You can order your gift certificates online by filling out the form here GIFT CERTIFICATES.

What areas of Tampa Bay do you cover for private in-home cooking classes?

Please see our service area map below.

Tampa Bay Chef Services area map.

This map shows our regular and extended service areas.

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