Charlotte Cooks

From boot camps to cupcakes, you'll be amazed 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.

New this fall!

Advanced French Cooking
Pie For Dinner
Seafood 101
Simple and Savory Fish
Cookie Decorating


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 this 40-hour hands-on class. Here's the classes you want in bundled packages. Sign up early!

Baking and Pastry Boot Camp
Culinary Boot Camp

Learn More for Less with our Class Packages

Want to save? 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:

    The Pie Package
    Cronut Package
    The Cookie Jar
    Fish and Seafood Package
    Italian Cooking Package
    Wine Package

    Charlotte Cooks' Basics and More

      Couponing Workshop
      Cooking Skills

      World and Regional Cuisines
      Baking and Pastry Arts


      Offer to 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 file. If you choose to 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? Please 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 (download PDF)
        Charlotte Cooks Photo Gallery



        Food Allergy Intolerance Disclaimer: Central Piedmont Community College 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.

        Central Piedmont Community College 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.