Top 10 Cooking Courses in Kolkata
Are you getting bored these summer holidays? And you want something mind-blowing to do. And, then, you live in Kolkata. Then, keep on reading because it is something you really need. Yes, what else better than food to spend your time with? Putting efforts to cook the best food and after waiting for a time being, tasting the fruit of your struggle provides incomparable joy. So, people if you want to experience that joy, come on, choose a cooking course you can easily fit in from the given list:
1.JBL Academy of Culinary Arts
JBL was founded in Nov 2010. Since then, it is being run by Chef Chiradeep and Chef Rijiu successfully. It provides hands on experience for approx 4 hours and then it gives half an hour of dining time to taste the self-made dishes. All the ingredients for the preparation of cuisines, aprons, dishtowels are given to the customers. Hot and cold beverages are given as refreshments. They are actually wholesale suppliers. The courses available are INR 6000/3days for cakes, cookies and pastries and INR 2000/1day for beyond basics. It is distinguished from others as it has a unique course pattern and ambience.
Address: Gariahat Road, Above Rainbow Gems, 141B, Rashbehari Avenue, Hindustan, Park Bus, Kolkata, WB, 700029
2. Foodkart–The Culinary Academy
This academy provides both short term and long term courses. Long term courses extend up to 22 days and short term courses include Indian Subzis, Paranthas, Snacks with dips and chutneys, Chinese, Italian and much more. It is the baby of the cooking maestro Ms Payal Bhatia, who has been recognised by various newspaper and magazines. It remains off on Sunday. The type of teaching depends on the age group of the customer. It was established in 2012.
Address: No34, Ram Mohan Dutta Road, Bhowanipur, LR Sarani, Kolkata, 700020
Landmark: At the crossing of RMD Road and Justice Chandra
3. A to Z cooking
Niti Sidhani hosts these cooking classes. It remains open from 8 am to 8 pm every day. It specialises in teaching chocolate making, cake/baking, dessert making, micro oven cooking, Chinese and pan, Asian cooking.
Address: Flat 8B, 8th floor, 12B, Russel street, Kolkata, West Bengal, 700071
4. Modern Art of Cooking
Address: 10/1, Bijoygarh, Kolkata, WB, 700032
It has 179 followers on its FB page. These are private classes,i.e., they are established in the home itself. Food is provided and services are given at reasonable prices
5. Mrs Alim Classes, Ballygunge
Address: No 7, Deodar Street, Ground Floor, Ballygunge, Kolkata, 700019
It is an international cookery bakery course. It is run by Mrs Alim, who is a god-gifted teacher and cook. She has been working for 25 years now. It is an all veg cooking class. The course here is of 8 days and their schedule changes every week. There are many other courses here related to culinary that a person can apply for. 3069 people follow their FB page. Sunday is off and on other days it is open from 11 am to 1 pm. Mrs Alim does a lot of research on herbs and spices and presents the food in the most innovative manner. Her food is really very easy to cook.
6. Gurukul Activity Centre Pvt. Ltd., DumDum
Address: No 17, Manujendra Dutta Road, Gora Bazaar, Hanuman Mandir, Dum Dum, Kolkata, 70028
It was established on Nov 14, 2009, with its first centre in Baguihati. After that, many other branches have been built with different fees structures. It is ultra modern, high tech and international. Hospitality and aviation training is one of the many courses available here. It remains open every day from 9 am to 9 pm.
7. Saksham Hobby Class, Dum Dum
Address: 504, Gourinath Shastri Sarani, Santosh Apartment, Shyam Nagar, near Dum Dum Park, Jessore Road and behind Diamond Plaza Mall, Kolkata, West Bengal, 700055
It was established in 2001 under the guidance of Anup Aggarwall. Speciality is attained in chocolate making, Cooking making classes and hospitality aviation and job training. It remains closed on Tuesday and remaining days it is open from 10 am to 8 pm. It has 2711 followers on its FB page. Faculty student ratio is 3:1. No pickup/drop facility is given. Average fees for a course is INR 800. The classes have an annual turnover of INR 50L -1crore.
8. Entelezent Edutech, Nagar Bazaar
Address: No 7/9, Ist Floor, Dum Dum Road, Goruhada More, Nagar Bazaar, Kolkata, 700074
Hotel management tuitions, Hospitality and aviation job training are two among many services provided by Entelezent. Anindya Roy Chowdhary took the responsibility of running these classes in 2007. She did her work brilliantly and this can be depicted from the average annual turnover, that is, INR 50Lakhs- 1crore. Up to 10 employees work here to make customer’s visit a better experience. It is open from 10 am to 7 pm. Moreover, it solves a great issue of learning from a distance.
9. Jagriti Desai’s Cookery&Art Classes, Bhowanipore
Address: 16/D, Ashutosh Mukherjee Road, Bhawanipur, Calcutta, India, 700020
Jagriti Desai is serving as the owner of these classes for 27 years now. She started experimenting with food after completing her graduation. These cooking classes are all veg. The specialities here include fancy pudding, souffles, eggless oven less cakes, biscuits and tarts, exotic sweets, fancy mocktails, starters/dips, party dhoklas/khandavis and sizzlers. It has received 4288 followers on FB.
10. Rajjos Kitchen, Sinthee
Address: Udita apartment, South Sinthee Road, Sinthee, Kolkata,700050
Landmark: Near Sinthee Police Station
Ms Rajani is the owner of these cooking classes and the service provided here is job training.
So, the top cooking courses in your city have been referred to you. Hope the information was worth the valuable time you spent reading it. Proceed. Learn Cooking. The world would be a better place with happy people all around. Really, food is happiness.
Written by Harshita Chawla