Classes Added and a New Location

Cooking Up is expanding its class offerings: Kitchen Confidence is a 101 level series for the beginner or for those who want to develop more confidence cooking and Elevated Experience using Everyday Ingredients is a series for those who want to push the boundaries of mealtime.

Kitchen Confidence classes will focus on a variety of topics to build confidence in the kitchen, to experiment, find joy & learn to cook without using a recipe. You will learn to cook using seasonally fresh ingredients and plan weekly meals. The goal is to simplify your cooking and develop confidence.

The first in the series, Knife Skills, will focus on using the knife properly, and techniques to build skills , the start to gaining confidence with cooking.

The second is Learning to boil water which can mean meals created quickly: from pasta to sauce, from vegetables to chicken soup.

Elevated Experience using Everyday Ingredients classes encourage experimentation and finding joy in the kitchen, using ingredients found at the market or grocery store, and meals that are on the table in under an hour.


All Classes will be held at a private residence in East Nashville. It is an older house with a kitchen has all the modern conveniences, along with a beautiful view of the Cumberland River.