Cooking Classes

“… no one is born a great cook. One learns by doing.” – Julia Child

Check out the cooking classes we are doing for Communiversity with the University of Cincinnati. Click here to enroll in any of the classes listed below. A user account is required to enroll and purchase tickets. All classes are held at Findlay Kitchen, 6:00 – 8:00 pm, unless otherwise noted.

Interested in a private class at home, or at Findlay Kitchen? Please fill out this quick form and someone from our team will be in touch within 48 business hours. Please book at least two weeks prior to your desired date.

Upcoming Classes

Vegan | Thursday, October 26th | $79
This vegan cooking class will teach you about vegan cooking and the ingredients used for vegan cooking. The dietary choices of the vegan diet will be explained and appropriate nutritional substitutions will be identified. You will enjoy dishes such as a Summer Grain Buddha bowl and a delicious Sesame Tahini Cookies.

In this class, participant chefs will learn basic safety, sanitation, knife skills, and cooking techniques. Ingredient identification, proper storage, handling and preparation techniques will be introduced as well.  Each group will participate in the meal preparation and all participants will have the opportunity to cook portions of their own dishes to their liking. Participants will also get to take home a sample of their own dressing they make.

Cooking with Coffee | Wednesday, January 24th, 6:00 – 8:30 pm | $85
Experience the exciting world of craft coffee with Cincinnati’s master roaster, Chuck Pfahler, as he teams up with Chef Lindsey Cook of The Jaded Fork to offer a coffee-focused cooking class!

In this class, Chef Lindsey will guide attendees through a menu that infuses coffee into each dish. An appetizer, main dish, and dessert will be crafted through this hands-on cooking and coffee experience. Chuck will be pairing each dish with the perfect cup of coffee including unique espresso infused cocktails. Attendees will get to make their own savory coffee rub to take home.

This class will include alcohol; all attendees must be 21 or older.

Ravioli and Romance | Wednesday, February 14th | $99
Join The Jaded Fork as they invite Russo’s Ravioli to Findlay Kitchen for this special Valentine cooking class. Garrison Jennings of Russo’s Ravioli will demonstrate and assist with custom ravioli making. Each attendee will get to prepare their own appetizer, pasta entrée with sauces and enjoy a special Valentine’s dessert by The Jaded Fork. A complimentary champagne toast will start the night off and local beer and wine will be available for purchase throughout the class.

This class will include alcohol; all attendees must be 21 or older.

Meat and Knives: Basics of Butchering | Wednesday, February 28th | $55
Chef Lindsey of The Jaded Fork will provide an introduction to the basics of hands-on butchering techniques. Chicken fabrication, fish cleaning and meat carving will be practiced. Each attendee will get to cook several dishes utilizing their variety of fabricated meat cuts. A discussion on the uses of meat bones will provide insight into stock and broth making. Chef Lindsey will showcase a variety of knives, their purposes as well as some basic knife sharpening techniques.

Attendees will be provided a special bone broth making kit to take home!

Local craft beers will be available for purchase.

Beginner’s Guide to Cooking with Herbs, Spices, & Seasoning | Friday, March 16th | $49
Let us help you master the art of seasoning! Chef Lindsey of The Jaded Fork will provide a guided tasting through dozens of spices, seasonings, and herbs. Chef Lindsey will demonstrate through a variety of cooking techniques and applications why food always taste just a little bit better with some seasoning. Attendees will prepare a combination of appetizer and entrée dishes to identify the what, when and whys of proper seasoning.  Each attendee will get to customize their very own bbq seasoning blend to take home.

Local craft beers and wine will be available for purchase.

Mindful Meal Prep | Wednesday, March 28th | $99
Join The Jaded Fork for this fun, creative, and flavorful, 6 ingredients or less meal prep cooking class. Chef Lindsey cook will show you how to plan, shop, prep and cook several days’ worth of meals, utilizing 6 ingredients or less in each dish.  A variety of cultural cuisines and styles of cooking will be showcased and attendees will get to customize each dish to their liking. Attendees will get to choose a dish to eat during class and will get to bring the rest home to fill up the fridge!

Local craft beers and wine will be available for purchase.

Attendees must bring 6 Tupperware’s/Pyrex (recommended quart size or larger) and a bag or cooler to take food home in.

Tupperware will be available on site for purchase.

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Contact Lindsey at or 513-593-3303 with any questions.