11 cooking workshops in Utrecht

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Every now and then, you need to step away from your textbook and do something fun for a change. That is why we have gathered 11 cooking workshops in Utrecht. Participating in a cooking workshop can open your horizons on what to cook next time your in-laws or friends are visiting.

Here is a list of cooking schools and places where you can take a cooking lesson or a cooking workshop in Utrecht.

1. KEUKENvuur

At KEUKENvuur a team of professional chefs have gathered in order to bring the pleasure of cooking to as many people as possible. They provide cooking workshops in Utrecht at their own studio but can also visit you at home and give you a personalized experience. KEUKENvuur has more than 25 types of cooking workshops that are performed under the guidance of a professional chef at their cooking studio. Needless to say, they use only fresh ingredients, so at the end of the cooking workshop you will be able to enjoy the meal you have cooked.

KEUKENvuur offers a variety of workshops split into three categories – “Theme cooking workshops” such as insect cooking workshop, cooking workshop without salt etc;  “Local kitchen” workshops where you can choose between the cuisine of 16 countries,; and “Appetizers”-kind of cooking workshops such as tapas, sushi, dim sum and street food.

Good to know

  • You need at least 10 people in order to participate in a workshop, so going to KEUKENvuur is better suited for larger groups. You can go there with your mates, for example.
  • They are open 7 days a week

Price

You can book a cooking workshop from € 47.50 pp.

Length

The workshops last 3 hours and include (alcoholic) drinks.

Location

Hyperonenweg 8C, 3542 AG Utrecht

2. Kookfabriek

De kookfabriek offers cooking workshops as well as masterclasses in Utrecht.

Cooking Workshops

De kookfabriek has a wide variety of cooking workshops in Utrecht that you can pick from suitable for every occasion. You can choose from the Top Chefs workshop when you prefer an extensive dinner, or go for something more extravagant such as Asian or Mediterranean workshops.

Price

From €56,50 to €110,00, depending on the workshop you choose.

Length

From 2.5 to 4.5 hours, depending on the workshop of choice.

Location

2e Daalsedijk 4, 3551 EJ Utrecht

Cooking Masterclasses

One might wonder: What would a student do at a cooking masterclass? If you have a passion for cooking, you might be interested in taking a masterclass under the guidance of a celebrity chef at De kookfabriek in Utrecht. The task will be a 4-course dinner.  You do not need to be a top chef in order to join that masterclass, so that gives you a unique and pleasant experience no matter your cooking skills. 

Good to know

  • Enrollment is from 1 person up.
  • In the price a beverage package is included, which involves the most common soft drinks and juices, Heineken beer, red and white house wines and still and sparkling mineral water.

Price

The Masterclass costs €85,00 pp including a beverage package.

The Masterclass with Joris Bijdendijk is €110,00 pp including a beverage package and his cookbook.

Length

4.5 hours

Location

2e Daalsedijk 4, 3551 EJ Utrecht


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3. Pizza Academy

As a typical student, you might be very familiar with the world of pizza. Pizza for lunch, pizza for breakfast, we have all been there. If you are interested in learning how to make your own authentic Italian pizza, The Pizza Academy offers pizza cooking workshops in Utrecht. Exciting!

The Pizza Academy is part of the Italian pizza school of Rome, GFA Pizza Academy. It is the only official Italian school in the Netherlands.

The pizza cooking workshop is suitable for families and friends who want to become acquainted with pizza baking in a relaxing way. You will learn every step of the way from preparing the dough to creating the perfect pizza crust. We love a good crunch! And of course, you will learn how to throw pizzas in the air. Everyone will make their own pizza in the oven and will use the best fresh ingredients.

There are three types of pizza cooking workshops in Utrecht that you can attend. One is a short workshop “Breve” which teaches you how to make the perfect pizza crust and throw pizzas in the air. The second one is a basic workshop “Classico” which, in addition, teaches you how to roll up the dough and scoop with the pizza scoop. And the third and last one is the extensive workshop “Grande” where you will receive an extensive explanation about the preparation of the pizza dough from A to Z. It is possible to have a little competition between you and your classmates and win “The  most beautiful pizza” and a nice bottle of wine.

Good to know

  • The pizza cooking workshop is meant for groups between 12 and 40 people. You would like to participate with less people, it is possible after you consult with the Pizza Academy.
  • All pizza cooking workshops include a welcome drink and a welcome snack with focaccia and tapenades. Yum!
  • There is a down payment of 50% upon order in order to confirm your reservation and the remaining 50% before the cooking workshop begins.
  • Cancellation up to 2 weeks in advance possible (free of charge)
  • Give the definitive number of people at least 5 days in advance.
  • Prices are excluding VAT.

Prices

  • “Breve” costs €34,50 pp
  • “Classico” costs €46,50 pp
  • “Grande” costs €59,50 pp

Length

  • “Breve” – 2 hours
  • “Classico” – 3 hours
  • “Grande” – 4 hours

Location

Vreugdenhillaan 48, 3526 ZA Utrecht

4. Kookstudio het Vossenhol

Kookstudio het Vossenhol facilitates a number of fun cooking workshops in Utrecht. If you are unsure on what you would like to cook, they offer to teach you how to make pasta, your own pizza or a tasty quiche. But you can just as well specify a dish you would like to make yourself. All this using as many fresh ingredients as possible.

Good to know

  • The cooking workshops in Utrecht are given on request on Wednesday, Friday or Saturday
  • The minimum number of people is 8

Price

A cooking workshop at Kookstudio het Vossenhol costs €25,00 per afternoon.

Length

The cooking workshop in Utrecht lasts approximately 2 hours.

Location

Achterdijk 14, 3981 HB Bunnik

5. Young Workshops

Interestingly, the cooking workshops at Young workshops are given by a young woman which grew up in a multitude of different cultures. Young Workshops not only offers local kitchen workshops such as Greek, Dutch, Israeli, Thai, Morrocan, Italian and Spanish, but also cooking with famous chefs. Something we haven’t seen so far – the so-called healthy cooking workshops, think of gluten free, sugar free, vegetarian and high tea dishes.

Good to know

  • Young Workshops offers cooking workshops for groups of 6 people or more in a relaxed atmosphere.

Prices

  • The local kitchen workshops vary between €55,00 and €63,50
  • Cooking with famous chefs costs €70,00
  • The healthy cooking workshops vary between €47,50 and €60,00

Length

The cooking workshops vary between 2.5 and 4 hours.

Location

Oudegracht 287BIS, 3511 PA Utrecht

6. De Kombius

If you are a fan of sustainability, you can check out De Kombius. The atmosphere when visiting a cooking workshop at De Kombius in Utrecht guarantees a pleasant evening of cooking together as well as  good food. Moreover, the cooking studio is a member of the Cooking Studio Guild, which assures you that the quality of the products used, the hygiene and the craftsmanship are of high standard.

Good to know

  • You must participate in groups of at least 8 to 16 people
  • They have  a professional kitchen and a separate restaurant area
  • Usually 4 set courses

Prices

The pricesvary between €54,00 and €69,00

Length

More than 4 hours.

Location

Twijnstraat 15, 3511 ZG Utrecht

7. Maarssen aan de Kook

A cooking workshop at Maarssen aan de Kook guarantees an evening of cozy and relaxed cooking with family, friends or classmates. You can pick a cooking workshop in Utrecht from a variety of themes such as tapas, sushi, Eurpean, South African, Mediterranean, Italian, Greek, Walking Dinner, Monthly Menu, the surprising Black Box and more. 

Good to know

  • Drinks are excluded from the price
  • Cooking workshops can be reserved in consultation on all days of the week
  • You can also check the agenda of Maarssen aan de Kook

Prices

The price of the cooking workshop in Utrecht starts from €39,95 pp

Length

Not specified

Location

Nassaustraat 18, 3601 BG Maarssen

8. Kookmeesters

Kookmeesters offers a very pleasant and relaxed atmosphere where you can devote to the cooking workshop of choice and enjoy yourself while cooking. Some of the cooking workshops in Utrecht that you can pick from are French bistro, tapas, Asian bites, hamburger workshop and more.

Prices

From €39,95 pp to €67,50 pp

Length

From 3 to 4.5 hours.

Location

Kromme Nieuwegracht 18, 3512 HH Utrecht

9. GrachtenAtelier

The GrachtenAtelier is a family business located in the city centre of Utrecht. The driving forces behind the company are the twins Jacqueline and Caroline Mulders who have a passion for cooking and art. Theyalso opened a gallery in 2011 so you can enjoy some beautiful art before entering ‘cooking mode’.

The GrachtenAtelier offers a bunch of cooking workshops with a twist. You can find bonbon workshop, erotic dinner, cocktails and bites workshops, escape room cooking workshops (I know, right?), Molecular cooking workshop amongst the more familiar workshops such as sweet desserts or sushi workshop.

Prices

From €35,00 pp to €92,50 pp

Length

From 2 to 5 hours

Location

Oudegracht 185, 3511 NE Utrecht

10. Het Kookpaviljoen

Het Kookpaviljoen offers themed cooking workshops in Utrecht for people who enjoy good food and everything around it. The theme cooking workshops are fun and educational for every level. The cooking workshop at Het Kookpaviljoen means more fun than just eating out. It is a culinary enjoyment in a casual atmosphere! 

You can choose from local kitchen cooking workshops to workshops like fusion, bbq, fish and shellfish and more.

Good to know

  • All prices are excluding VAT.
  • The minimum amount of people is 6.
  • All workshops include the beverage package in the price.
  • There are fixed prices for groups of less than 6 people.
  • The beverage package includes unlimited soft drinks, mineral water, house wines, beer, coffee and tea.
  • You pay for all workshops at the end of the evening.

Prices

For the Tapas, Italian, French, Fusion, Japanese, Asian, Thai and Vegetarian cooking workshops in Utrecht prices are as follows:

  • The local kitchen workshops vary between €55,00 and €63,50
  • The 3-course cooking workshop is € 59.00
  • The 4-course cooking workshop is € 69.00
  • The 5-course cooking workshop is € 79.00

 

For the Seasonal cooking workshop prices are as follows:

  • The 4-course cooking workshop is € 72.50
  • The 5-course cooking workshop is € 82.50

Length

For the Tapas, Italian, French, Fusion, Japanese, Asian, Thai and Vegetarian cooking workshops in Utrecht prices are as follows:

  • The 3-course cooking workshop is 4 hours.
  • The 4-course cooking workshop is 4.5 hours
  • The 5-course cooking workshop is 5 hours.

 

For the Seasonal cooking workshop prices are as follows:

  • The 4-course cooking workshop is 4.5 hours
  • The 5-course cooking workshop is 5 hours.

Location

Nyeveltstraat 29, 3454 EW Utrecht

11. Rie’s Sushicursus

Last but not least, is a sushi cooking workshop led by the Japanese Rie The cooking workshops are full of laughter and during the workshops Rie likes to talk about Japan and Japanese (eating) habits. As far as we are aware, Rie is the only Japanese chef who gives sushi workshops in the Netherlands, so that is the real authentic Japanese sushi experience right there.

There are three kinds of cooking workshops in Utrecht that Rie offers. The first one is the Basic cooking workshop which involves making sushi rice, various maki sushi, tamago (Japanese omelet sushi). The Special cooking workshop involves making sushi rice, various maki sushi, various nigiri sushi. And the Extensive workshop involves sushi rice, various maki sushi, various nigiri sushi, tamago and Japanese salad.

Good to know

  • Rie takes care of all ingredients, rice cookers, chopsticks, roll matts and all kinds of other things to prepare the food.
  • The participants have to bring their own favorite sharp knife (no potato peeler), kitchen apron, tea towel and cutting board, and everyone can keep their chopsticks and roll mat .
  • The price of the workshops mainly depends on the number of participants, but there are indications of an average of 10 participants per workshop that you can find below.

Prices

  • The Extensive cooking workshop costs from € 39,00 to € 49,00 pp
  • The Special cooking workshop costs from € 34,00 to € 44,00 pp
  • The Basic cooking workshop costs from € 29,00 to € 39,00 pp

Location

Berkelstraat 70, 3522 ER Utrecht

Now that you have an extensive idea of what places offer cooking workshops in Utrecht, you can spend your time off of uni learning a new skill. Making fresh pasta or rolling a maki roll perhaps. Attending a cooking workshop is a great way to have some fun, excel your cooking skills and maybe even bond with your friends . Enjoy!