Cooking A-Z: Learn to Cook From The Best Chefs In Town

Editors posted on 06 June

Your intentions to cook could be grate, but you have to hone the skillet to be able to produce a worthy meal. Enter LBB’s list of cooking classes in Delhi to help master your skills in the kitchen.

The Kitchen Workshop

Quiches and tarts, Lebanese platters and steaming sizzlers; Swati Khanna tends to be very busy cooking indeed. Cuisines and specialties are neatly slotted into a schedule, so you can swing from Italy to Mexico, to Indian street food, in the course of a week.

Price: On request; depends on what you’re looking to learn

For more informationclick here.

Great Desserts Company

If there’s a famous kitchen in the world, chances are that chef Swathi Venkatesan has been there, baked that. Having started her career at the restaurants of Oberoi Hotels, she has now settled down in Gurgaon and is teaching bakers everything from tempering, moulding, garnishing and filling chocolates, to anything you ever needed to know about a cake.

Price: Starting at INR 1,500 for a three-hour class; INR 4,500 for a one day class

For more details, click here.


SCO 86, 2nd Floor, District Shopping Centre, Sector 56, Gurgaon

Gourmet Desire

Taking her Indian roots very seriously, Jyoti Aggarwal offers multiple itineraries to choose from, where she also tells you about Indian eating ethics and table manners, food customs, and cultures. Best of all, she takes you to local spice and vegetable markets. She also holds baking and chocolate-making classes.

Price: On request

For more information, visit their website here or follow her on Facebook here.

Manju Monga

Chef Manju Monga has been teaching for 13 years, and offers different courses, covering everything conceivable from Indian, Chinese, Japanese, Thai, Lebanese and Mexican to Italian, South Indian and Rajasthani food. She even offers a special drinks class, where you can learn how to make mocktails.

Price: Between INR 1,500 to INR 9,500 {prices vary according to menu}

For more information and a full list of courses, schedules and enrolment forms, click here.

Community Groups

A-97, Part 1, Block A, Gujranwala Town, New Delhi

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Neeta Khurana’s Classes

She offers baking classes {cakes, puddings and pies}, teaches you how to make ice creams in six different flavours {without egg and gelatin}, and also covers everything from soups, salads and snacks, to continental, Italian, Chinese, Mexican, Pan Asian and north Indian cuisine. With over 11 years of experience, Neeta Khurana takes each class herself, and you can be assured of personal attention.

Price: Starting at INR 2,000 for a dessert course, INR 3,000 for a specialised cuisine course

For more information and course offerings, click here.

Classes & Workshops

E-179, Kalkaji, Block M, Kalkaji, New Delhi

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Nita Mehta’s Cooking Class

One of the city’s most celebrated chefs and an author of three cook books, Nita Mehta offers courses in sandwiches, south Indian food, pasta specials, homemade ice creams, dips and salads, Lebanese food, baking, and party snacks at her academies.

Price: Between INR 2,000 to INR 6,000 {prices vary according to menu}

For more information and a full schedule of classes, click here.

Culinary And Cake Decorating School {CCDS}

Learn the art of baking from A-Z. Pick up the basics of not just baking the perfect cake, dessert and bread, but also how to decorate it, complete with flowers, fondant et al. The course is directed towards those looking to go pro, and even offers a diploma at the end of it.

Price: Starting at INR 5,000 for a weekend course

Classes & Workshops

A-13, Okhla Estate Marg, Near Crowne Plaza Hotel, DDA Shed, Okhla Phase 2, New Delhi

Master Chef

No, this isn’t an invite to the show, but a cooking school run by chef Usha Agarwal. They offer a wide range of cooking classes for both adults and kids, making sure each recipe is accessible and {fairly} easy to learn. They also focus on nutritional value and content, and offer certificates on successful completion of a course.

Price: Depends on what course you choose and which model.

For more information, a class schedule and course offerings, click here.

Community Groups

C-416, Defence Colony, Block C, New Delhi

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Theos Global Culinaria

Yes, our fave bakery, Theos also conducts cooking classes. From a range of confectionery including cookies, cakes, ice cream and pies, to cuisines such as Italian, Chinese and Mexican, to even jams and mocktails; you can be as specific as you want in the dishes you want to learn.

Price: INR 4,999 per class

For more details and for schedule announcements, stay tuned here


Dynamic House, Main Dadri Road, Near HP Petrol Pump, Sector 41, Noida

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