Though The Culinary Cottage is a new name to the local scene, the teaching and reputation of it's owner is not! First known as Delicious Deliveries catering, a personal chef, and a culinary instructor for 15 years, owner Tara Newman brings the fun hands on cooking experience to the newly opened venue called The Market.
This Market structure house's 9 additional businesses' and is perfect for culinary teaching. The Culinary Cottage offers hands on themed cooking classes, dinner parties, private events, cooking clubs, kids tuition based classes and more!
Owner of the Culinary Cottage, Tara's experience first comes as a trained kitchen Sous Chef, while obtaining a Bachelor's degree in Business. During her career in finance, Tara continued her education in food science and attended Culinary School through the Loretta Paganini ICASI. For the past 15 + years, Tara's been a Personal Chef, Cater and subcontractor for KitchenAid, where she's written recipes, assisted in product development and testing. Her ultimate passion is teaching. Tara's taught over 500 area classes, started hands on teaching dinner clubs and now brings it all together at The Culinary Cottage.
Mikki Avery is a graduate of Johnson & Wales University with a degree in Culinary Nutrition. She comes to us with 10+ years experience in the restaurant industry. Inspired by her school courses and a variety of different kitchens, she brings a new take on some classic dishes.
Susan Graham, has not only a degree in Hospitality Management, but is passionate about inspiring home cooks, to prepare delicious meals for their family & friends.
Susan specializes in the science and technique of Instant Pot pressure cooking, holiday appetizer's and amazing bread making! Come to class hungry and ready to laugh! You're sure to be inspired with Susan and her amazing recipes!
Maddie Haydon, owner of MaddieKakes Bake Shop, is a cookie-decorating extraordinaire specializing in decorated sugar cookies. You can always find her dreaming about cookie designs or saying, “That would make a cute cookie!” She is a self-taught cookie artist who believes that anyone can learn to make beautiful cookies to bring to parties and events! Maddie’s background as an elementary school teacher lends itself well to the “cookie classroom”--she breaks things down into small digestible (pun intended) chunks to make what seems like a complex cookie design feel like a breeze. Her cookie decorating classes teach the skills you need to feel confident that you can decorate cookies like the pros!
"Another great class, lot's of little tidbits of culinary information, along with great recipes. Thanks so much for all your hard work, it's greatly appreciated. Can't wait for the next class".
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