Cooking Classes in Cambridge

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Group Cooking Classes in Harvard SquareEach term, the Cambridge Center (CCAE) offers over 60 cooking classes from Cooking for Beginners to The Seasonal Vegan, from French Cuisine to Oyster Tasting, from Home-style Indian Meals to Cake Baking and Decorating—and much more! Whether you’re looking to build your cooking techniques with a Knife Skills course, try your hand at new cuisines such as Thai, Vietnamese, Mexican, or Korean, or learn to create delicious homemade ice cream or Parisian Macarons, CCAE always has something fun and new to try. Our instructors include top chefs from restaurants in Cambridge, Boston, and beyond.  Come enjoy these classes in our newly renovated state-of-the-art kitchen in the heart of Harvard Square. You belong here!

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Cooking Classes are more fun with a friend!

Have you reserved, or do you want to reserve, a spot in a course with a friend or loved one? Here are some steps you can take:

  1. Be sure that you send them the registration link after you complete your order.
  2. Or, send us your guests’ contact info (name and email) to after reserving a space.
  3. Or, call the registration office to give us the contact info after you pay.

Remember, CCAE uses emails to contact students with information about a class. If your purchase is supposed to be a surprise (how awesome), contact us and let us help you in keeping it a secret!

New Classes

Check out these new cooking classes offered in the Spring Term.

Austrian Cusine: Apple Strudel & Cheese Spaetzle

This class will bring you right into the heart of European cooking tradition. Austrian and Viennese cooking is well known around the globe. In this class, we will prepare an authentic Austrian three-course menu.

The Caribbean Kitchen

Learn how to cook authentic Caribbean food in this three-day course that focuses on culinary delights from Jamaica, Cuba and Puerto Rico.

Authentic Egyptian Cuisine

In this course, a native Egyptian will teach you authentic Egyptian and Middle Eastern ways of cooking. Some recipes are designed for the busy home cook and others for celebrations and gatherings. We will prepare a traditional lunch table with an appetizer, soup, main dish, and dessert.