Top 10 Cooking Courses in Delhi
Our moms always tell us to learn cooking but most of us refuse to do us because of a reason or the other. We always have one question,”Why?”. So, here is the answer of that why. First of all, cooking is a therapy. It releases all the stress and brings out the happier you. Secondly, working moms have to do a lot of work. Their life, therefore, turns out to be a mess. We, being their dear children must help them. Lastly, you must always try doing new things and be at least self-dependent.
So, if you are encouraged to cook, go join any of the given cooking academies to learn how to cook like a pro and surprise our dearest mums.
Owner: Neha Gupta
Address: R21, First Floor, Hauz Khas Enclave, New Delhi, 110016, India
Hours of Duration: 10:00-12:00
Prices: Cooking class with or without market visit INR6000/8000
Facilities: Tea, AC Rooms, Snacks, Handicrafts, Spices
Examples of several courses are given below:
Cooking Class followed by Meal (Lunch/Dinner) – approx 3 hrs
The BIG BANG – approx 5 hrs
Street Food from India – approx 2 hrs
Eat, Pray, Cherish – approx 3.5 hrs
Owner: Anchal Bhalla
Address: A20, Lajpat Nagar II, First Floor (Near Lajpat Nagar Railway Station), New Delhi, 110024, India
Hours of Duration: 10:00-18:00
Banner: Happiness is Homemade
Main Belief: Everyone can Cook
It is a recreational cooking studio, has bright airy space decorated with colourful crockery and vibrant pots and pans hanging from the ceiling. Wall arts and bottles of different colours is a fascinating feature. Many workshops are held here such as Chef in a Box and Whisk a Wish. It is a ‘Cook. Bond. Eat’ studio aiming at strengthening relationships through food. Courses start from basic tea treats (1.5-2 hours) and reach even up to five-course meals. It is a ‘Do It All’ class and rickshaw trips are taken to the local market.
3. Gourmet Desire
Establishment Year: 2000
Owner: Ms Jyoti Agarwal
Address: South Delhi Area, New Delhi, 110017
Payment Mode: Cash
Speciality: Chocolate Making, Cake Making and Baking
Nearest Metro: Hauz Khas
Hours of Duration: 11 am to 7 pm
Jyoti says that food is of three qualities: it’s generational, the flavours are regional, the produce is seasonal. She is also a perfect teacher and host. The course here is a period of 4 hours. The major attraction is that these classes offer unique food and cultural experiences.
4. Farheen Cooking Classes
Establishment Year: 2009
Address: B3, Third Floor, Street -2, Joshi Colony, IP Extension, New Delhi, 110092, India
Modes of Payment: Cash, Visa Card, Debit Card, Cheque
Hours of Operation: 8 am-10 pm
Facilities available: Pickup/drop facility, Free Internet
Restrictions: No alcohol
Approx Prices: $50 per person (for 2 or more persons), $60 per person (only 1 person)
Three types of experiences can be gained here- food tours (going to the local markets), spice market visit, cooking Indian dishes.
5. Indian Food Cooking Classes
Address: B-61, Sanjay Enclave, Uttam Nagar, New Delhi, 110059, India
Hours of Duration: 6am- 11:30pm
Preeti, the owner, begun the classes with the main belief ‘Life is short, taste everything’. When asked from the people who have experienced these classes, what came into notice is that going there is a great experience and the evening spent is worth the money. Besides that, Preeti responds to inquiries quicker than anyone else.
6. Master Chef Cooking Classes
Address: C-416, New Delhi, 110024, India
Payment Mode: Cash
Nearest Metro: Lajpat Nagar
Usha Aggarwal established Master Chef Cooking Classes in 2007 with a major belief that ‘ Cooking is not Chemistry, Cooking Is Art’. A course is a one day class in which individual preferences are catered to. Speciality is attained in North Indian food, South Indian food, Chinese, cake making, Ice cream making, chocolate making and baking. Only veg food is served and taught here. Moreover, researches are done about the nutritional value of food.
7. Casa Gourmet Academy, North Indian Cooking Classes
Address: Sector-2, Dwarka, New Delhi, 110075, India
Ms Priyanka established the centre for cooking classes in 2011 with the main objective ‘Cook to Learn’. DIY approach is used in teaching. The mode of payment can be both cash and cheque. The average fee per student is INR 1000 pm. Student Teacher ratio is 3:1. Hours of duration are from 11 am to 6 pm every day. The dishes to be learnt can be set according to the customer’s preferences. Nearest Metro- Dwarka Sec11. No pickup or drop facility is available.
8. Indian Food Tour- Private Tour
Address: Lane 10, East Azad Nagar, New Delhi, 110002, India
Hours of Duration: 5:00- 23:00
Short day tours are arranged for the customers which include food walks, photography tours, cooking classes, heritage walks, sightseeing tours, multi day tours. Maximum freedom is provided to customers and they can adjust the budget and the food choices according to their preferences. They are currently working on some new projects like Solutions Unlimited, Indian Food Tour, Mumbai Food Tour, Agra Food Tour, Jaipur Food Tour and Rajasthan Food Tour. Other facilities provided are low price, Longer duration, Pick up/drop, hygiene, highly customised food tours.
9. Cook Indian with Nitin
Address: 3390, Bazaar Delhi Gate, Chatta Lal Miya, Chandni Mahal Old Delhi, 110002, India
Nitin provides family cooking classes at family home. It is recommended that the length of visit must not be less than 3 hours. His page has attained 1298 followers on FB.
10. Cooking with Rajeev- Day Tours
Address: New Delhi 110075, India
These classes are really fun. Innovation is given great importance. Customer’s need and preference is highly valued. Teachings are done from basics to advanced secrets. Classes happen daily between 5 to 9 hours.
We hope we could provide you with what you were looking for.
Written by Harshita Chawla