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What's Coming Up on the Now You're Cooking Calendar?

Explore our studio calendar and find upcoming events, virtual and in studio cooking

classes, pop up restaurants and food truck visits. There's something for everyone!

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PRESERVE FAMILY. PROVIDE OPPORTUNITY. PROMOTE HEALTH.

"CHILDREN DRIVE WHAT IS EATEN IN THE HOME."

WE BELIEVE IN...

  • Introducing young learners to the joys of cooking
  • Bringing the family back together around the kitchen table
  • Mentoring and training up-and-coming young culinary talent
  • Providing a safe place for all ages to explore opportunity in the kitchen

IT IS OUR MISSION TO...

  • Walk alongside your young chef as together, we build a lifelong love of the culinary arts.



GIFT CARDS ARE AVAILABLE ONLINE AND IN STUDIO

May be used for all cooking classes, virtual instruction, online purchases and private events.

Join Us at an upcoming class

    • Saturday, August 20, 2022
    • 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
    • Now You're Cooking Culinary Stuio



    In studio hands-on cooking classes with NYC educators. This in-person class will be offered on Saturday, August 20 at 10AM: 

    Young Chef In Studio (Ages 7 and up) 

    KinderChef In Studio (Ages 3-6) 

    *NOTE: If you are trying to register for this class using a gift card, please reach out to Now You're Cooking Culinary Studio directly for personal assistance. We'll need your name, email address, selected class, child's name, age, and any allergies. We'll then manually register your child for you. We'll take great care of you! 


    • Saturday, September 03, 2022
    • 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
    • Now You're Cooking Culinary Studio
    Register



    In studio hands-on cooking classes with NYC educators.

    This in-person class will be offered on Saturday, September 3 at 10AM: 

    Young Chef In Studio (Ages 7 and up) 

    KinderChef In Studio (Ages 3-6) 

    *NOTE: If you are trying to register for this class using a gift card, please reach out to Now You're Cooking Culinary Studio directly for personal assistance. We'll need your name, email address, selected class, child's name, age, and any allergies. We'll then manually register your child for you. We'll take great care of you! 


    • Saturday, September 17, 2022
    • 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Now You're Cooking Culinary Studio
    Register


    Our kids are taking over! We'll be hosting a kidpreneur takeover pop up where your young chef can prepare and sell their favorite food products at our kids in the kitchen vendor fair. 

    Contact nowurcookingonline@gmail.com to apply! Approved kid vendors will be given a special registration code to reserve their space.

    Coordinate with NYC staff to determine food prep (at home or in the NYC kitchen), offerings, and event details. 

    • Saturday, September 24, 2022
    • 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Now You're Cooking Culinary Studio
    Register



    Join NYC staff for live healthy cooking demonstrations, American Heart Association screenings, and America Diabetes Association screenings.

    Contact nowurcookingonline@gmail.com to apply! Approved vendors and food trucks will be given a special registration code to reserve their space.

    • Saturday, October 01, 2022
    • 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
    • Now You're Cooking Culinary Studio
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    Feel like you're stuck catering to picky eaters? Want to introduce more adventurous dinners that still make space for people to personalize based on their tastes and preferences? 

    This family-friendly class will teach you how to prepare the foundation of jambalaya along with a variety of custom options that you can beautifully present to your family so they can build their own meal and cater to their own tastes. 

    Registration includes 1 kid (any age) and 1 adult. Add on additional kids for $10 each. 

Past events

Sunday, August 07, 2022 Cake Decorating Basics
Sunday, July 31, 2022 Foccacia Bread Art
Sunday, July 24, 2022 The Wizarding World of Harry Potter
Saturday, July 23, 2022 Dippin' Dots Special Workshop
Sunday, July 10, 2022 Let's Make Ratatouille
Tuesday, July 05, 2022 Camp Fire Cooking
Tuesday, June 28, 2022 Mexican Pizza Copycat
Monday, June 27, 2022 Summer Camp Week One: Restaurant Week
Tuesday, June 07, 2022 Big Top Treats
Tuesday, May 31, 2022 Grilling Week
Thursday, May 26, 2022 Black Therapists' Meetup
Tuesday, May 24, 2022 Jams and Jellies
Tuesday, May 17, 2022 Strawberry Shortcake
Tuesday, May 10, 2022 Kentucky Derby
Tuesday, May 03, 2022 Cinco de Mayo
Tuesday, April 26, 2022 Egg Rolls and Fried Rice
Tuesday, April 19, 2022 Pasta Primavera
Monday, April 11, 2022 Spring Break Camp: Eat the Rainbow
Tuesday, April 05, 2022 Easter Treats
Tuesday, March 29, 2022 Bread Baking
Tuesday, March 22, 2022 Cupcake Wars
Tuesday, March 15, 2022 Pie
Tuesday, March 08, 2022 Pretzels
Tuesday, March 01, 2022 Mardi Gras
Sunday, February 27, 2022 Mardi Gras (Adults Only)
Tuesday, February 22, 2022 Black History Celebration
Sunday, February 20, 2022 Culinary Exhibition of Black History (Adults Only)
Tuesday, February 15, 2022 Cooking with Heart
Monday, February 14, 2022 Valentine's Day Virtual Party: Family Fun Night
Tuesday, February 08, 2022 Valentine's Treats
Tuesday, February 01, 2022 Chinese New Year
Sunday, January 30, 2022 Vegetarian (Adults Only)
Tuesday, January 25, 2022 Chili and Cornbread
Saturday, January 22, 2022 Book Signing and Cooking Demonstration: Chef Kiara Whack
Tuesday, January 18, 2022 Soups and Stocks
Monday, January 17, 2022 School's Out Day Camp
Tuesday, January 11, 2022 Plant-Based Party
Sunday, January 09, 2022 Zero Proof Cocktails (Adults Only)
Tuesday, January 04, 2022 Chicken Pot Pie


COVID-19 PROTOCOL

SAFETY FIRST AND

ALWAYS.

Our classes and events are held in a safe and sanitary facility. We strictly adhere to all regulations. Masks are required by both participants and waiting parents while inside the studio. If a scheduled event is canceled due to COVID-19, you will receive a credit for your purchase.

Culinary Training and
Certifications

Inquire directly about upcoming ServSafe certification dates

and training options for culinary staff.


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Kitchen Rentals and

Food Truck Vendors
Competitive kitchen rental rates for young entrepreneurs,

caterers and pop up restaurants and food truck vendors.


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SAY HELLO TO NYC FOUNDERS,

CHEF DEDRA BLOUNT AND 

MISS DEBRA BRABSON


Chef Dedra Blount and her identical twin sister, Debra Brabson, opened Now You’re Cooking Culinary Studio to share their passion for healthy meals through education, exploration and invitation to the culinary arts. They firmly believe food heals, both internally and externally, gathering the family in the kitchen and around the table to learn and grow together. 

Click here to learn more.


Location & Hours


10:00am to 8:00pm

10:00am to 8:00pm

 Middle School (6:00pm)

9:00am to 5:00pm

 Homeschool (10:00am)

 Adult Classes (6:00pm)

By Appointment

Young & Hungry (6:00pm)

10:00am to 8:00pm

10:00am to 8:00pm

 Kinderchef (10:00am + 1:30pm)

Junior Chef (10:00am + 1:30pm)

Special Events Only


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All purchases, particularly those for classes, workshops and live events, are

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