The 7 Best Cooking Classes in New Hampshire!

There is something so important about preparing food for another, whether they be a friend, a date, or your family. To craft raw ingredients into a meal requires patience, dedication, and practice often associated with love and devotion. Show those closest to you how much they mean by taking a session—or two—of one of the top Granite State cooking classes! 

1. Chez Boucher Culinary Training Center, Hampton, NH

Whether you take a one off class, enter into a program, or treat yourself to an exciting cooking vacation, Chez Boucher Culinary Training Center is a fabulous option in New Hampshire. Once a month, this Hampton location offers “Couples Nights Out” opportunities, a great way to try something new and grow closer to the one you love. More serious chefs should look into Chez Boucher’s ongoing culinary program, which offers training for all aspects of the food industry in small, personal environments. Looking to cook something different in entirely new surroundings? Ask about cooking vacations, including an upcoming option in beautiful Ireland. 

2. A Taste of the Mountains Cooking School at the Bernerhof Inn Bed & Breakfast, Glen, NH

If you’re looking to spend three hours honing a new skill, the Bernerhof Inn is a picturesque and delicious option. Each session works through a seasonal cuisine or specific technique, headed by expert chefs. Every guest will receive not only top notch training, but their very own apron, and food to take home. You can also expect to enjoy a food tasting, with complimentary beer, wine, or iced tea. 

3. Creative Feast, Hollis, NH

Liz Barbour of Creative Feast aims to make cooking more enjoyable and healthier to all who attend her incredible classes. This Hollis operation offers both in house and traveling options that come to a location of your choice! Ms. Barbour brings her own kitchen to traveling classes, so all you need is some tables and an open mind! 

4. Rolf’s Kitchen Project, Seacoast, NH

Chef Rolf Straub hails from Switzerland, and thus brings a whole new take on cooking to American kitchens. Rolf brings the magic to your very own kitchen, which makes for a fabulous girl’s night in or date night option! Choose from topics such as the basics, appetizers, soup, and seasonal. 

5. The Culinary Playground, Derry, NH

The Culinary Playground in Derry is a phenomenal Granite State option, as suitable for children as it is for adults. Children can begin learning about healthy, creative cooking as young as three years old, through both class and camp options. Adults can take advantage of straightforward workshops, couples classes, and even in-depth training in meal prep for families. 

6. Nature’s Wonder Children's Cooking Classes, Rye, NH

Nature’s Wonder Cooking Classes is one of the best ways around to get children interested in both their health, and the incredible natural environment of New Hampshire. Each class at this Rye location offers a seasonal, fun take on food preparation, and many include a garden walk to better understand where our food originates. Your child will learn to make a delicious recipe, such as bread or baked chicken fingers, and each class is ended with a story relating to the food prepared that day. A great way to get little ones interested in something new! 

7. Global Cooking with Local Ingredients at the Colby Hill Inn, Henniker, NH

A fabulous way to take a world tour without ever leaving our little corner of it, Global Cooking with Local Ingredients is a must take for foodies in the Granite State. Choose from country themes such as South Africa or Australia, and even tastes a little bit closer to home such as the Pacific Northwest. Attendees will receive a monogrammed apron, hands on instruction, recipes, and a three course meal including wine. Make a trip of it and stay the night of your class at the Colby Hill Inn to receive 15 percent off your room rate! 

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