Culinary Experiences and Cooking Classes in NYC

Book your class today and awaken your inner chef.

Discover the best hands-on cooking classes for beginners

in New York City with Selfup!

Learn to cook from a professional chef in a hands-on class and elevate your culinary skills.

How to Book a Cooking Class

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Pick the very best cooking classes, mixology activities, wine tastings, and private events. Discover classes on fundamental cooking skills, a sushi-making class, and much more.

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After choosing a class, click the “Book Now” button and use our flexible calendar to select the best date and time for you. Looking for another date or time? Contact us by email or phone.

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Book cooking classes for adults within seconds: after a request is sent, our master chefs will confirm your event, and only after that will your credit card be charged. We promise you will be satisfied, or we will refund 100% of your booking.

Who Should Take Selfup's Cooking Classes?

Explore the exciting world of culinary arts. Our cooking classes are for beginners, seasoned home cooks, and creative food enthusiasts alike.


Ideal for those with little to no experience in the kitchen, our classes provide step-by-step guidance in a friendly, supportive environment. Master the basics and gain the confidence needed to explore more complex culinary tasks.


Designed for individuals who have some kitchen experience but want to deepen their culinary skills. These classes offer intermediate techniques and insights into specific cuisines, enhancing your cooking repertoire.


Perfect for those who love to try new things and are eager to experiment with exotic recipes and innovative cooking methods. Our classes encourage creativity and exploration, making each cooking session an adventure.

Skills You Can Learn at Selfup

Led by top chefs, our cooking lessons for beginners in NYC cover a wide range of cuisines, including Italian, Asian, French, Japanese, and Mexican. You'll learn how to prepare authentic dishes and explore the unique flavors of each culture.

Through our cooking classes for adults - individuals or groups, you can learn:


Ideal for those with little to no experience in the kitchen, our classes provide step-by-step guidance in a friendly, supportive environment. Master the basics and gain the confidence needed to explore more complex culinary tasks.


Learn to prepare classic dishes from around the world, gaining insight into diverse culinary traditions.

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Pick a culinary experience and request to book in 2 clicks. If you want more info you can also shoot us an email at, and we’ll get back to you within 12 hours.

Quality of service

All our chefs are trained by Selfup and are known for providing course attendees with fun and engaging experiences. Every dish is a tribute to homemade perfection.

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Sign Up and Unleash Your Culinary Creativity

Whether you're looking to bond with your team, find new friends, or simply enjoy a delicious meal, classes provide the perfect opportunity. Experience beginner cooking classes in NYC with some of the best chefs - a great way to socialize and meet new people who share your love for cooking.
Experience the joy of cooking classes with Selfup. Book your hands-on classes today and embark on a culinary adventure that will expand your skills and palate!
Ready to start your culinary journey? Contact us and discover the flavors of creativity and enjoyment!

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FAQ: Your Guide to NYC's Top Cooking Classes

What is typically included in a cooking class?

A class typically includes hands-on instruction from a chef, recipes for the dishes being prepared, and all necessary ingredients and cooking equipment. Sometimes, you will have the opportunity to taste sample meals.

Are there classes for all skill levels?

Yes, we offer a class for all knowledge levels, from beginners to advanced cooks. Classes are often categorized based on experience and capabilities to ensure participants are comfortable and able to learn at their own pace. At Selfup, you will be able to find the perfect class regardless of your skills.

How much do cooking classes for beginners typically cost?

On average, classes can range from $50 to $200 or more per person. However, keep in mind that the cost of classes can vary depending on factors such as the reputation of the chef or cooking school, the length of the class, the ingredients used, and the level of instruction.

How far in advance should I book a cooking class?

It's recommended to book a class as far in advance as possible, especially for popular classes or during peak seasons. Some classes may fill up quickly, so booking early ensures you secure a spot.

Where can I learn cooking skills?

Selfup offers a range of classes for all skill levels. Explore international cuisines, meet new friends, and enhance your culinary skills with Selfup. Book your next cooking class now and embark on a delicious culinary adventure!

Where do I start if I want to learn to cook?

If you're new to cooking and want to learn, start by mastering basic cooking techniques such as chopping, sautéing, and boiling. Begin with easy recipes and gradually progress to more complex dishes as you gain confidence. If you want to advance quickly, embark on the best classes, such as the ones we have at Selfup.

What are some advanced skills that I should learn next?

If you're looking to advance your culinary skills, consider learning the art of making pan sauces to elevate your dishes. Sushi making can be a challenging but rewarding skill to master, perfect for those passionate about food. For cocktail enthusiasts, mastering the art of creative cocktails can make you the heart of the next party.