Cooking Classes on the Road: Teaching in Your Client’s Home


Ever wondered how to conduct cooking classes in clients’ homes? This lucrative and low-stress skill is a great tool to have in your bag. Join two experienced cooking teachers as they dive into how to provide your clients with quality instruction without schlepping, shopping, or doing hours of prep. They cover how to build your classes for two or a whole team, how to charge for your time, create menus, and find clients who will find value in your expertise.

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Amanda Cushman is an experienced culinary professional whose skills include cooking instruction, recipe and product development, culinary team building events, and private cooking classes. She owned and operated a full service catering business in Manhattan for 25 years. Over the last 15 years she has cooked privately as a chef and culinary instructor to celebrities and high powered couples in NYC, Miami, and Los Angeles. Her recipes have been published in Food and Wine, Cooking Light, Fine Cooking, Vegetarian Times and Self. Her independently published cookbook Simple Real Food is on its third printing and is a timeless compilation of global, clean recipes and tips.

Kate McDermott is the creator and founder of Art of the Pie® and a James Beard Finalist for her book Art of the Pie. Since 2008 she has taught the time-honored craft of pie making to thousands. One of the most highly sought after culinary instructors nationally, Kate has been called a “Food Rock Star” and a “Pie Whisperer.” Kate has given her Art of the Pie® workshop to food luminaries and received high praise from baking legend Dorie Greenspan, Ruth Reichl, David Leibovitz and many others. She has been featured in the New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Oprah, Real Simple, and countless other publications. Kate is the author of Art of the Pie: A Practical Guide to Homemade Crusts, Fillings and Life. Her second book, Home Cooking with Kate McDermott will be released October 16, 2018.

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