Living together is a big step, and part of that rite of passage is cooking as a couple. Whether you have been together for years or just moved the last piece of furniture into your shared home, you can enjoy learning how to prepare meals as a team. Cooking classes are often individual events, but several schools around Houston offer classes that specifically cater to couples. Not only will you be able to make memories together, you will also be able to enjoy learning to fix a delicious meal. These make great Christmas gifts because you will not only be giving an experience but you are also offering time with your significant other. Here are some places around town where you and your significant other can cook together.
Well Done Cooking Classes
2811 Airline Drive
Houston, Texas 77009
Well Done Cooking Classes offers a wide selection for any taste you may have. For the ultimate date night where you get to cook and eat while having enough time for socializing, opt for the date night classes. Typically, these involve preparing There are several options to choose from in this category, and these classes are usually offered on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights. For a more precise look at when certain classes are held, check the class schedule on Well Done’s website.
Art of the Meal
1354 Nasa Parkway
Nassau Bay, Texas 77058
Art of the Meal offers cooking classes for everyone. There is a minimum of six people per class, which means that there is a slight chance of having your class rescheduled. The cooking classes at Art of the Meal are different because you learn not just recipes but cooking skills that can be applied to a variety of other dishes. These are also hands-on classes, so come prepared to get your hands dirty as you make your meal with close guidance from the class instructor.
3815 Westheimer Road
Houston, Texas 77027
Central Market is a hub for Houston-area foodies who are looking for gourmet ingredients, but this store also hosts cooking classes for couples upstairs in its education center. These classes are so popular that they frequently sell out weeks in advance, so if you plan to give someone a cooking class for the holidays, it’s time to book now. Central Market also has a special sale. Any February classes you book during the first week of January are 10% off. Note that some of the classes at Central Market are demonstrations only while others are hands-on. Look at the class schedule for details.
3651 Weslayan St.
Houston, Texas 77027
Urban Chef has special date night classes that are specially geared towards couples and priced per couple. The cost is comparable to two people purchasing classes at other cooking schools. At the hands-on classes, you may find yourself preparing an elegant surf and turf dinner, an exotic Thai meal or a classic French spread. The classes are designed to put you in the romantic mood. Candles, music and flowers are set out to create the perfect atmosphere to inspire love while you cook together. These three-hour classes fill up quickly, so book them in advance.