Since 2000

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2019 Cooking Class Schedule

Now in our 20th year, For the Love of Food Cooking School provides recreational chefs with engaging, interactive and fun hands-on cooking classes with a strong emphasis on Healthy Cooking and Food's power to protect, energize and heal our bodies. 

You'll learn how to prepare food deliciously and healthfully while drawing the most nutrition out of your foods, what herbs and spices are beneficial for your health, and how food can keep you in optimum health.

In addition to being a Certified Executive Chef, who has taught at the most prestigious professional Culinary Schools for 30+ years,  Chef Diane also holds a degree in Nutrition and is a Certified Nutrition Therapist. 

For the Love of Food, was featured in - The Denver Post, Baltimore Sun Newspapers, Baltimore Magazine, The Wall Street Journal and The Jewish Times.” Chef Diane Bukatman was Picked as one of the Top Cooking Teachers in Denver

At For the Love of Food our cooking philosophy is to teach you not just How to Think and Cook Like a Chef, but also the Science and the Why's behind each cooking method. 

For the Love of Food takes pride in using only organic produce, dairy & chicken; grass-fed butter, beef and lamb and pastured eggs.


Monday, November 25th 6:30 PM

$79 per person

It's never too late for holiday pies! We'll cover the perfect all-butter crust and then you can make either an Apple or a Pumpkin Pie to take home - plus we'll enjoy some of each with coffee & cider while we bake.


Tuesday, November 26th 6:30 PM

$85 per person

Everything but the turkey! You handle the turkey, we'll cover the Stuffing/Dressing, Cranberry Maple Sauce, fabulous Orange Coriander Sweet Potatoes, Killer Mushed Potatoes & Roasted Root Veggies.


Monday, December 16th 1:30 PM

$85 per person or Mom & Child under 12

Ever notice that your neighbor always seems to make a cookie that you've never seen before? This year let's all discover those cookies that are new to us! Please send us the recipe for your most loved and most unique holiday cookie. We'll buy the ingredients, together we'll make the cookies, then share them.  Please bring a container big enough for 3-4 dozen cookies. We'll have milk and hot cider. 

Whether you choose to join your friends in our fabulous New Venue, enjoy a private one-on-one cooking class in your kitchen or ours, or host a Gourmet Get-Together in your own home, you will learn cooking techniques, fabulous new recipes, tricks and skills, plus gain a ton of new kitchen confidence from Denver's only 30-year experienced professional culinary instructor.

Chef Diane Bukatman has taught cooking at the New York Restaurant School, The French Culinary Institute, Johnson & Wales, the Arts Institute of Colorado and the Escoffier School of Culinary Arts, and has an advanced degree in Holistic Nutrition with a focus on Cancer prevention and treatment through nutrition. 

Please remember to always wear close-toed shoes to class!

Insurance regulations prohibit anyone with open toes from participating in class

where sharp knives, hot water and heavy pots are present.

All Classes last 2 to 2.5 hours.  Wine & Beer Dinners last 3 to 3.5 hours. 
Classes include take-home recipes, a full meal together, cooking tips, plus an assortment of refreshments. 

Aprons and All Cooking Equipment is provided and available for purchase. 

Note that registration is a firm commitment to attend the class or series and no refunds will be made.  Any cancellations or class changes must be made at least 4 days prior to class.
 No exceptions may be made.

Food, Fun & Friends Share Hands-On Culinary Adventures.

Classes taught by 31-year Experienced Professional Chef Instructor.

If you have an appetite for Adult cooking classes, a cooking party or corporate team building experience, For the Love of Food in Morrison, Colorado will satisfy your craving. Create and celebrate food in any of our culinary adventures. And, if you prefer to stay out of the kitchen, our in-home catering service lets you relax while we prepare a delicious meal for you.