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Domestic cooking classes in Johannesburg
Cooking classes that inspire, educate, and transform your home kitchen with nutritious meals.
How it works

How do our cooking classes help domestic workers?

Cooking is an essential skill that empowers domestic workers to provide nutritious meals for the family.

Our cooking classes are specifically designed to address this need, offering comprehensive training in basic kitchen skills, hygiene practices, and a variety of delicious recipes.

Why try a domestic cooking class?

Investing in your domestic worker’s professional development through cooking classes demonstrates your commitment to their growth and well-being. It promotes a positive work environment and can lead to increased job satisfaction and loyalty.

It’s a convenient way to upskill your domestic worker within the familiar environment of your home.

Rethabile Mogale
Rethabile MogaleProcess Engineer and Health Coach
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"Thank you for reminding that healthy meals can be simple and delicious too. Your professionalism and personality adds a relaxed environment to the private lessons. You came into my kitchen well organised and taught me how to cook food that intimidated me in the past. You have given me the confidence to get back into the kitchen and try something new. Your service comes highly recommended."
Lesego Moshikaro
Lesego MoshikaroResearcher and Data Analyst
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"Lerato and her sous chef were present, attentive and very friendly. The food was freshly prepared, beautiful flavour combos and generous portions. She was flexible and so accomodating to putting together the ideal menu, taking into account my dietary restrictions. Thank you for the impeccable service and great food!"

How it works

Our booking process for domestic cooking classes is hassle-free and straightforward:

  1. Fill out our inquiry form with your contact information, chosen dates, and any special requests.
  2. Our team will organize a call after receiving your query. 
  3. After the consultation, we’ll provide a personalised quote. The quote will contain session count, price, payment details and any additional services.
  4. After receiving payment, we will book cooking classes at mutually suitable times.
  5. We’ll email you a menu for the lesson.
  6. Our chef will teach at your home on scheduled days.
  7. Your domestic worker will improve cooking skills and confidence via hands-on instruction.

Important notes about our domestic cooking classes

Here are a few things you should know before booking our domestic cooking classes:

  • Dress comfortably (no heels or open-toed shoes).
  • Book at least a month in advance, as our slots fill up quickly
  • Late-comings and overtime affect your billing.
  • Ensure that your domestic worker can dedicate the required time for the class without interruptions.
  • Prices exclude ingredients; we can provide a separate quote for shopping services.
  • Prices do not cover travel expenses.
  • If you opt for a studio kitchen, the difference for renting the studio will be an additional cost.
  • Additional items such as cookbooks, aprons, etc., can be provided upon request and will be added to the overall cost of the session.
  • All payments are made in advance, and unfortunately, we cannot provide refunds.


Quick start

Best for beginner domestic workers
ZAR 600 per session
  • 1 hour session
  • Recipes for essential dishes (e.g., roast chicken, beef stew, pasta)
  • Basic cooking techniques, recipe customisation and personalised guidance
  • Introduction to kitchen hygiene and safety

Skill builder

Great for building expertise
ZAR 2300 per bundle
  • Four sessions, each lasting 2 hours
  • Authentic recipes and techniques for signature dishes
  • In-depth exploration of a specific cuisine, themes or cooking techniques, recipe customisation and personalised guidance


Best for specialised cooking skills
ZAR 1500 per session
  • 3 hour session
  • Specialized recipes and cooking techniques for specific diets
  • Advanced culinary techniques, chef-level insights, specialized cuisine exploration
  • Understanding dietary restrictions (e.g., vegetarian, gluten-free, dairy-free)

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Frequently asked questions

No prior cooking experience is required. Our cooking classes cater to everyone, from beginners to skilled chefs.

Yes. Please inform us in advance about any specific dietary requirements, such as vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, or allergies, and we will make appropriate arrangements to ensure the cooking classes are tailored to your needs.

Your domestic worker will learn a range of cooking skills, including proper food handling and hygiene, knife skills, meal planning, and the preparation of various dishes. They will also gain confidence in the kitchen and learn how to create healthy and flavorful meals.

Yes, we offer menu customization options. We have different themes and recipes to choose from, and we’ll work with you to create a menu that suits your needs.

The course consists of several classes, typically lasting around one to four hours each. The number of classes required may vary depending on the individual’s progress and skill development.

No, full payment is required prior to the cooking class to secure your booking.

The classes are conducted in the comfort of your own home. Our instructors will come to your kitchen, providing personalized one-on-one training tailored to your domestic worker’s needs and your household’s requirements.

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