teaching kitchen schedule

Find out what's cooking for your visit!

What's on the menu for your visit?

Try your hand in the kitchen with age-appropriate tools and fresh ingredients. We offer public cooking classes, fee-based workshops, live demos, or delicious samples of homemade food in The Teaching Kitchen. Each month features a different ingredient. In November, explore cooking with cinnamon and in December, kale will be the star. Each day is different!

Teaching Kitchen Schedule

Monday - Friday: Cooking classes at 10 am, 11 am, 12 pm, 2 pm and 3 pm
Saturday: Cooking classes at 2 pm, 3 pm and 4 pm
Sunday: No cooking classes - Food for Thought drop-in demos and tastings at 11 am and 12 pm

Cooking classes are packed with delicious recipes, and tips and techniques for cooking with your kids. Food for Thought has tasty samples of homemade food, live demonstrations or special StoryTimes all about food.

Can't wait? Check out this video, filmed in our very own Teaching Kitchen, and make roasted sweet potatoes at home! Get the recipe.

Special Teaching Kitchen Events

Awesome Apples
Monday, November 26, 10 am, 11 am and 12 pm

Join us to make delicious apple treats with Children's Hospital Colorado. Dunk your slices in chocolate or caramel, then cover them with all kinds of tasty toppings, like coconut, seeds, pretzels and more.

French Chef Series
Tuesday, November 27, 2 and 3 pm

Make French cuisine like crepes and pastries with our friends from Alliance Française de Denver.

Cranberry Muffins
Tuesday, December 11, 10 am, 11 am and 12 pm

The holidays are busy so our friends from Dairy Max are here to mix up muffins that are festive, delicious and nutritious. Perfect for breakfast, snacking or an on-the-go treat.

Winter Critters
Tuesday, December 18, 10 am, 11 am and 12 pm

Celebrate the season by making olive "penguins" and celery "reindeer" snacks with Children's Hospital Colorado.

For the safety of our guests, capacity in our cooking classes is limited to 16 participants. Sign-up 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 is drop-in style, no sign-up required. Activities included with Museum admission and are subject to change.

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

Free First Tuesday Nights
Free Play 4 - 8 pm

Closed certain holidays.


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  • Age One: $12
  • Ages 2 - 59: $14
  • Seniors (60+): $12
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