teaching kitchen schedule

Find out what's cooking for your visit!

What's on the menu for your visit?

We offer public cooking classes, fee-based workshops, live demos or delicious samples of homemade food in The Teaching Kitchen. Each day is different! 

Please note: All Teaching Kitchen programs and times vary and are subject to change. 

Ingredient of the Month

May is all about the versatile superfood, broccoli, and we’ll make tasty recipes like broccoli stir fry and broccoli “tots.” Then, join us in June to cook with the peppery herb, basil. Refreshing watermelon, feta and basil salad, anyone?

Cooking Classes

Monday - Saturday, times vary
Try your hand at being a chef with age-appropriate tools and fresh ingredients! Cooking classes are packed with delicious recipes and techniques and tips for cooking with your kiddos. 

Cooking Class Schedule

Monday - Friday: 10 am, 11 am, 12 pm, 2 pm, 3 pm
Saturday: 11:30 am, 12:30 pm, 1:30 pm
Sundays: Food for Thought drop-in demos and tastings at 11 am, 12 pm and 1 pm

For the safety of our guests, capacity in our cooking classes is limited to 16 participants. Sign-up sheets are posted outside The Teaching Kitchen, first-come, first-served. A parent must accompany their child(ren) in The Teaching Kitchen at all times. Doors open 5 minutes before class and no late admittance is allowed.

Food For Thought

Sundays, 11 am, 12 pm and 1 pm

We'll have tasty samples of homemade food using our ingredient of the month, live demonstrations or a special StoryTime is all about food. 

Food for Thought is drop-in style, no sign-up required. Activities included with Museum admission

May/June Special Events

Please note: these cooking classes may not feature our ingredient of the month. 

French Chef Series
May 30 and June 27, 2 pm and 3 pm

Practice your culinary skills by making French cuisine like crepes and pastries with our friends from the French Alliance!

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Delicious Summer Treats - a dairy month celebration
Tuesday, June 13, 10 am, 11 am and 12 pm

Learn to make a refreshing salad with our friends from Western Dairy Association to celebrate Dairy Month in June. Layer fresh basil, tomatoes and mozzarella cheese to make a classic Caprese. 

Did you know? Natural cheese is made from four basic ingredients: milk, salt, "good bacteria" and the enzyme rennet. From there, cheesemakers can adjust the basic recipe to make all of the cheeses we know and love.

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Super Snacks for Super Heroes
Wednesday, June 14, 10 am, 11 am and 12 pm

Join Executive Chef JP Krause from Children’s Hospital Colorado and make your own Super Snack Hero. Captain Veggie, The Masked Pepper, or a creation of your own will bring healthy snacking to life! 

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  • Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri: 9 am - 4 pm
  • Wed: 9 am - 7:30 pm
  • Sat, Sun: 10 am - 5 pm

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Free Play 4 - 8 pm

Closed certain holidays.


  • Under Age One: Free
  • Age One: $11
  • Ages 2 - 59: $13
  • Seniors (60+): $11
  • Members: Free

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