Charlotte Cooks

From boot camps to cupcakes, you'll be delighted at what's on the menu at Charlotte Cooks.

Expert, friendly instructors guide your learning and help you practice as you prepare delicious meals, desserts and more in our professional kitchens. Choose from favorites or enroll today in one of our many new classes.


Summer Culinary Camps

Do you have a budding young chef at home?  Cooking is a great way for them to use their imagination and creativity while learning fundamental skills.  This exciting hands on camp is taught by certified culinary professionals that will instill confidence and inspiration as they learn to prepare a variety of new foods while following recipes designed for their age group.  Plus, they get to eat what they prepare and a few sweets too!. This camp provides a great mix between kitchen time, eating and socializing with new friends, and age appropriate activities.

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Charlotte Cooks' Boot Camps (Adults)

Kids don't get to have all the fun. Now, you can take your skills to the next level and have lots of fun in 40-hour hands-on classes. Sign up early!

Baking and Pastry Boot Camp
Culinary Boot Camp

Learn More for Less with our Class Packages

Our class packages are a great way to get more and save money. When you sign up for one of our class packages, you are automatically enrolled in the selected bundle of our classes. Packages include:

    Cronut Package

    Wine Package

    Charlotte Cooks' Basics and More

      Baking and Pastry Arts
      Cooking Skills
      World and Regional Cuisines

      Purchase Professional Tools

      We offer a professional culinary knife kit made from high carbon stainless steel blades at a value price of $150. Download the knife kit details (PDF). If you purchase a kit, send your receipt to to arrange for pick up in the Philip L. VanEvery Culinary Arts Center on Central Campus at 425 N. Kings Drive, Charlotte, NC. Tool kit is not available from CPCC Bookstore.

      Questions or ideas?

      Want an exclusive group class or family adventure in cooking? Email us at

      Team Building

      Too many cooks in the kitchen? Not at CPCC. Bring your work team or group and join us for innovative team building experiences in the Charlotte Cooks kitchens and bakeshops. We equip you with custom menus and exercises to make the experience fun and filling. Yes, you do get to enjoy the goodies you created! Call 704.330.4660 to make plans with the Corporate Learning Center.

        Team Building Flier (PDF)
        Charlotte Cooks Photo Gallery

        Recommended and Related Programs

        Meet CPCC Chefs

        Free Charlotte Cooks recipes


        Food Allergy Intolerance Disclaimer: CPCC makes every effort to identify ingredients that may cause allergic reactions for those individuals with food allergies and dietary restrictions. Effort is made to avoid using those ingredients. However, there is always a risk of contamination. Participants concerned with food allergies and food intolerances should be aware of this risk.

        CPCC cannot assume any liability for adverse reactions to food consumed, or items one many come in contact with while eating. Participants with life-threatening food allergies who may need to use an epi-pen should be carrying their own.