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3 of the Best Places to Take Napa Cooking Classes

August 31st, 2017 Dine
3 of the Best Places to Take Napa Cooking Classes

Napa Valley is known for its fine wine and divine cuisine. However, you can become a part of this famous culinary culture as well. During your stay at The Wine Country Inn & Cottages in St. Helena, CA, schedule some Napa cooking classes. This is a great, romantic date idea and might just teach you some delicious dishes that you will want to recreate once you’re back home from vacation. Whether you’re looking for something fun to do with your sweetheart or want to learn more about the California culinary scene, consider taking Napa cooking classes!

Find out more about all of the exciting cultural attractions and activities near The Wine Country Inn & Cottages when you download our free Vacation Guide. It’s full of the best recommendations for things to see and do, like take Napa cooking classes!

Where to Take Napa Cooking Classes

Silverado Cooking School

One of the best Napa cooking schools is the Silverado Cooking School. While taking Napa cooking classes during vacation, you want to participate in a quickly paced, hands-on course. This is exactly what the Silverado Cooking School in Napa, CA, has to offer. These classes will take place in Silverado’s state-of-the-art kitchen, and students will use some of the finest equipment available. Professionally trained chefs will lead each class and present various seasonal recipes for students to prepare during the class. After the dishes are completed, everyone will join together to enjoy the meal that has just been prepared!

Cooking with Julie

Cooking with Julie is a great choice when selecting your Napa cooking classes. These courses celebrate the authentic Wine Country flavors and showcase the abundant local produce and other cooking products. These hands-on classes will teach you culinary techniques that you can take back home to your own kitchen. You will use local, seasonal ingredients while garnering new ideas and theories. These classes are taught by Julie and special guest chefs, who will all teach you how to prepare memorable meals for your family and friends!

Culinary Institute of America

The world’s premier culinary college has a campus right here in St. Helena at the Culinary Institute of Napa. This branch of the Culinary Institute of America offers an innovative curricula and expert faculty as a part of their world-renowned culinary arts and baking and pastry arts degree programs. Along with getting your degree here you can also take food and wine enthusiast classes. These include both cooking and wine classes! The institute’s Napa cooking classes include an intensive boot camp immersion, a Saturday culinary exploration, and even a brief but informative two-hour demonstration. These different levels of cooking classes can be selected depending on your personal preferences.

Stay at The Wine Country Inn & Cottages

Immerse yourself in the food and wine culture by booking your vacation stay at The Wine Country Inn & Cottages in Napa Valley. With lush forest and sprawling vineyard views, you will be situated right in the heart of beautiful Wine Country. This luxurious retreat offers private cottages, along with rooms in our Vineyard, Cascade, and Winery Houses for your accommodations. The Wiine Country Inn also offers an outdoor pool, walkable gardens, and an evening wine reception for mingling with other guests and enjoying some Napa wine flavors. Book your stay in Napa Valley today!