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Chef Stevie M.

22 Reviews
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Starting at $375
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches students 5 to 70
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Chef Stevie M.

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I love cooking and I am very enthusiastic about it. I still get excited over a beautiful cut of beef or the perfume of fresh cut basil. My teaching stems from my natural joy of cooking and using fresh ingredients. I'm patient, fun and I truly enjoy teaching my students to cook.

These classes are great for beginners. I will teach knife skills, Mise en place, saute, and other beginning skills.

I also offer small party cooking classes where I teach 3 course dinners. These classes are limited to groups of 4 and are booked by calling for rates.

2 menu item classes for up to groups of six are booked by calling for rates.

About Chef Stevie

Hi! I'm Chef Stevie. I’m a graduate of Walnut Hill College, one of Philadelphia's oldest Culinary Arts schools. I loved my classes because every day was a new opportunity to see, touch and learn something new. Teaching the art of cooking is one of my passions. Food brings people together and I

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Ken
After four failed attempts at a low salt lamb stew, I told my family that my quest was over, when my son, as a birthday surprise, bought me two individual, virtual cooking lessons with Chef Stevie. Chef Stevie sent me instructions so that I had the supplies and cookware I needed, and she quickly responded to all of my questions I had before the class. She proved to be a supportive and engaging teacher, who guided me through the steps that let me prepare my first, not just edible, but delicious low sodium lamb stew. Moreover, I learned how to use spices (greater variety, yet with lesser volume than I had tried before) and a range of cooking techniques, e.g. using a cheesecloth, and scraping the bottom of the Dutch Oven, to enhance the quality of my meal. She even adjusted the recipe for my personal, dietary restrictions, omitting shellfish and pork. I learned valuable things that I will be able to apply to dishes in the future. I just can't wait for our next lesson, in two weeks, when we move on to a sodium restricted chicken Biryani.
Matt
Chef Stevie made each lesson a fun and informative experience! She was ver encouraging and great in explaining things in a simple and direct way that made each dish a rewarding experience. By the end of the lesson I felt like I really accomplished something!
Robert Silverman
5 star experience- very informative and fun. she explains things in detail. what a great time zooming with her and my son at the same time. we cooked up a storm of flavors. she taught us about layering and even after we were finished she suggested some ideas to add to our finished product. thank you chef stevie- bob and matt
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Monica U.

10 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks French
  • Teaches students 8 to 75
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Monica U.

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I am a self-taught cook. I can help you (or your child) learn to make easy to follow recipes.
Kids Cooking: Learn to use an air fryer and an assortment of easy to make kid-friendly recipes.
Adults Cooking: Learn recipes and tips for healthy living, crock pot ideas, pressure pot cooking and more!

About Monica

I have a Master's Degree in Education and 5 years of teaching experience. I have been a private tutor now for over 11 years for children ages 5 years old and up. I tutor elementary, middle, high school and adults. I am familiar with common core and school standards. I would be more than happy to

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Mark
Fantastic lesson.......just the start
Ramar S.
Monica is very knowledgeable, patient, friendly, and her availability is an asset, be it in person or virtually.
Wendy P.
Monica is a wonderful teacher. She is patient and my son loved her from the first day. She has an easygoing demeanor and she makes math fun for him; she also sends a bunch of worksheets for him to work on in between. My son is entering 4th grade and I wanted him to work on some preview math skills before starting schoo. Monica was the perfect person I was looking for to work with him.
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Emily A.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $90
  • BA Humanities (Art, Writing + Film) from University of Pittsburgh
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches students 20 to 45
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Emily A.

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As a certified holistic health coach and personal chef I've been cooking and teaching since 2008, specializing in vegan + vegetarian cooking. I meet my students where they're at. With each lesson we'll build a strong foundation of healthy cooking basics from salad dressing to dips, frittatas and plant based swaps.There's no right time to start. All you need is a desire to try new things. Progress not perfection. I email my students the recipes we've made after every class, so they can have an ongoing collection of go to recipes.

My students have expressed having an easier time in their day to day schedule within the first month and more confidence in the kitchen and an overall better sense of wellbeing within the first 3 months.

*My prices are for private one on one classes. Please message me for group rates. *

About Emily

I'm so glad you're here! What started with one cookbook and a need to get healthier inside and out has grown into a business. I've been in love with cooking healthy energizing food for as long as I can remember. I was born and raised in Philadelphia, and grew up surrounded by art and music; nurt

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HJ K.
She was great and the dish was amazing
Kim
Great. Excited trying new recipes.
Monica
Emily was a patient & knowledgeable instructor. She was easy to talk to & answered all my questions. She made cooking my first frittata an enjoyable experience! I highly recommend cooking with Emily!
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Prefeti A.

48 Reviews
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Starting at $60
  • Speaks English, Bengali, Indian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Masters from India
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Prefeti A.

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am very proficient easy going person who has interest in cooking and also like to teach student who are interested in learning Indian Vegetarian cuisine.
.I can teach both North and South Indian kinds of Indian cuisine and at the same time provide ample tips for healthy cooking and diet. Specialty - Rajasthani Cuisine- Dal Baati, Gatte , Churma. Deserts like Halwa, seera, rasgulla, rajbhog, gujjia, kheer, paneer dishes, nan, biryani,

About Prefeti

Hi, This is Prefeti, have been teaching students of all ages since 2005. I am originally from Jaipur in India and am fun loving easy going no frill simple person.I like teaching Hindi to both children and adults, have experience teaching elementary subjects to students . I also have experience an

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Wandie
Prefeti is a wonderful teacher of Indian cooking! I learned so much, she was very patient and knowledgable and creative. Highly recommend learning from her! :)
Shalini A.
great lesson
Shalini A.
honestly a great lesson, even with slightly bad internet
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Marissa P.

29 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Awarded American Sign Language Cord for Top of Class from Ms. Madden- Instructor
  • Deaf Studies Bachelors Degree from California State University Northridge
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Marissa P.

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Hello! I have been cooking for my family ever since I was young! My mother and grandmother have taught me their secret recipes and how to make everything from Princess cakes to Indian food, chicken pot pies, and blackberry chocolate chip ice cream. The list is endless! I have tons of comfort in the area of cooking and baking and really take pride in making some AMAZING foods! My mother always said the way to a man's heart is through his stomach and lucky for me my man liked me long before he tasted my cooking but he definitely begs me to make food for him throughout the week. Just the other day he said, " I was coming up the stairs and could smell your food from 3 floors down and was hoping that was our apartment! I am so excited!"
Even if you are young, a beginner, or trying to add more recipes to your repertoire this is where you are meant to be! I don't find cooking or baking a chore but an experience as well as a hobby! Just as Remy says in Ratatouille, "Anyone can cook!"
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About Marissa

Hello! I look forward to getting to know you! I recently got engaged and my fiancé is in the Army. I have many years of experience teaching ASL with a variety of students. I have a passion for teaching and have wanted to become a teacher since I was 16 years old! I love working with students of all

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Kara M. M.
Marissa is truly the best!! I have learned so much, and she is so knowledgeable about the language and the deaf community/culture. I always so look forward to our sessions! 10/10 recommend!!!
Destinee V.
Marissa is wonderful, she has been teaching my 9 year old ASL he has learned so much with her. She is super kid friendly great attitude. We love her now my 9 year old wants to take her cooking lesson lol.
Reilly
I have been working with Marissa for about a month now and she has made me feel more comfortable practicing ASL than ever before. Marissa is patient, kind, personable, and most of all has a passion for teaching ASL. She truly caters to what your goals are in learning ASL. Not to mention that she is flexible with your schedule. I couldn't recommend a better person to learn ASL from and am so lucky I found her!
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Angelique K.

7 Reviews
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  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaching since 2019
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Angelique K.

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Weather You Want To Learn To Scramble Eggs, Make Your Partner A Special Date Night Meal, Or Aspire To Be The Next Top Chef; Chef Angie Is Here For You And Happy To Assist. Johnson & Wales Grad, Chef, and Caterer Reporting For For Duty. With Over 10 Years Experience in the Culinary Field, I Can Teach, Assist & Coach You Despite Your Level of Kitchen Experience. Once We Identify Your Skill Set and What You Desire To Learn, I Can Create A Custom Lesson To Ensure All Requirements Are Met. Throw On Your Favorite Apron, Grab Your Knives & Lets Get Cooking !!!

About Angelique

Students can expect customized lessons, encompassing basic knife skills , cooking methods & techniques, recipe practice, meal planning and anything else they desire to learn. Being a culinary student myself allows me to understand that everyone learns differently and each student deserves to work in

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Jackie
Angelique was incredible to work with! She is patient, organized and her ability to do so through e-learning was impressive. As a beginner, she really took the time to coach me and help me and as good teachers do, she was able to explain the basics. I would unequivocally recommend her to any level! Thanks, Angie, for being so great.
Kurt Gibbons III
I really enjoyed our first lesson and I learned a lot. Looking forward to more lessons. She knows a lot and communicates the lesson very clearly and concisely for a beginner like myself to understand and comprehend what is going on.
Kamrn S.
I'm so glad to have found her! I was a bit apprehensive about how it would go but she made it a great learning experience. I am looking forward to all she can teach me. I would recommend her to anyone!

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The average cost of 60-minute online cooking lessons is $63. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $130 per hour.
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"Emily was a patient & knowledgeable instructor. She was easy to talk to & answered all my questions. She made cooking my first frittata an enjoyable experience! I highly recommend cooking with Emily!"
Monica
Took Cooking lessons from Emily A.
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"She was great and the dish was amazing"
HJ
Took Cooking lessons from Emily A.
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"Very professional and very thorough."
Eugene
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"I really enjoyed our first lesson and I learned a lot. Looking forward to more lessons. She knows a lot and communicates the lesson very clearly and concisely for a beginner like myself to understand and comprehend what is going on."
Kurt Gibbons III
Took Cooking lessons from Angelique K.
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"Great. Excited trying new recipes."
Kim
Took Cooking lessons from Emily A.
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"Excellent the first lesson I learned new things. I look forward to continuing learning from Angelique"
Nicole
Took Cooking lessons from Angelique K.
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"I'm so glad to have found her! I was a bit apprehensive about how it would go but she made it a great learning experience. I am looking forward to all she can teach me. I would recommend her to anyone!"
Kamrn
Took Cooking lessons from Angelique K.
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"She's very patient and helpful. I never felt judged for my poor cooking skills."
Katie
Took Cooking lessons from Angelique K.
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"At a birthday soiree over the February 29/March 2 weekend, I got the opportunity to sample Angelique's culinary skills
To say that I was wowed by her creativity and food presentation, will be putting it mildly! My taste buds were titillated beyond measure! I plan on having Angelique teach my 14 year old her cooking skills as well. Way to go Angie!"
Sheron - Far Rockaway
Took Cooking lessons from Angelique K.
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"Chef Angie has been teaching our daughter how to cook recipes along with basic kitchen skills/tools/tips. Chef Angie is knowledgeable, patient, and enthusiastic. She is also quick to respond and offers to answer questions our daughter has in between lessons. Our daughter is greatly enjoying her lessons with Chef Angie and is looking forward to her future lessons."
Corey
Took Cooking lessons from Angelique K.
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