teaching kitchen schedule

Find out what's cooking for your visit!

What's on the menu for your upcoming 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!

Ingredient of the Month

March is all about seasonal citrus, grapefruit, while April will focus on the sweet and sour cherry! All recipes, demonstrations and tastings include the ingredient of the month. In March, look out for tasty treats like grapefruit smoothies or grapefruit ricotta parfaits and in April, cherry cobbler. 

March/April Special Events
French Chef Series
March 28 and April 25, 2 pm and 3 pm

Practice your culinary skills by making French cuisine like crepes and pastries with our friends from the French Alliance! Please note: these cooking classes will not feature our ingredient of the month. 

Egg Monsters
April 6, 10 am, 11 am and 12 pm

Join Children's Hospital Colorado's Executive Chef in The Teaching Kitchen for monster fun! We'll create edible monsters out of hard boiled eggs, julienned veggies, pretzel sticks and other delicious options. Bring your imagination and your appetite!

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Food For Thought
Sundays, 11 am, 12 pm and 1 pm

We'll have tasty samples of homemade food, live demonstrations or a special StoryTime that is all about food. 

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

Cooking Classes
Monday - Saturday, times vary

Try your hand at being a chef with age-appropriate tools and fresh ingredients! 

For the safety of our guests, capacity 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.

Cooking Class Schedule

10 am  Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs, Fri
11 am  Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs, Fri, Sat
12 pm  Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs, Fri, Sat
1 pm  Sat
2 pm  Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs, Fri
3 pm  Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs, Fri
Sundays  Food for Thought  drop-in demos and tastings at 11 am, 12 pm and 1 pm

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

Want more Teaching Kitchen fun? Check out our fee-based workshops! But hurry, workshops sell out fast!


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

Target First Tuesdays
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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