Amazing Holiday Cooking Events in NJ

The holidays are known for lights, presents and decorations but they are also known for incredible meals and delicious baked treats. This holiday season, get creative in the kitchen with a fun cooking class or workshop. Throughout NJ there are amazing cooking facilities that offer classes for all ages. This holiday season, take a fun class with friends, as a couple or with your kids!

Tyler had to count out the right amount of spoonfuls of filling in order to make the right size raviolis.

Amazing Holiday Cooking Events in NJ

Chef It Up

This holiday season head over to Chef It Up in Mount Olive, Nutley or Toms River for holiday baking fun!

Mount Olive:

  • Snow Globe Cupcakes: December 20 6pm-8pm
  • Mommy and Me Holiday Fun: December 27 9:30am-11am
  • Jr. Chef Holiday Class: December 27 11am-2:30pm


  • Jr. Chef Christmas Cake Decorating: December 14 9am
  • Santa Cooking Class: December 21 9am

Toms River:

  • Holiday Workshop: December 17 6pm
  • Jr. Chef Gingerbread House Decorating: December 19 6pm
  • Snow Globe Cupcakes: December 20 6pm-8pm

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Classic Thyme Cooking

Located in Westfield, Classic Thyme makes cooking fun and easy for all ages especially during the holidays!

  • Mommy and Me Holiday Baking: December 6 and 7
  • Feast of the Seven Fishes: December 6 7pm
  • Home for the Holidays: December 9 6:30pm
  • Kid’s Holiday Baking: December 14 2pm
  • Holiday Cooking Workshop: December 15 9am
Hudson Table

Hudson Table, located in Hoboken, offers unique culinary experiences for the entire family. On December 22, there will be a Mommy & Me Gingerbread Decorating class. Registration is recommended.

Kitchen 19

Located in Hammonton, Kitchen 19 offers exciting and unique cooking classes for kids and adults. This holiday season, families can enjoy the Gingerbread House Decorating event. It takes place on December 7 and 8 and preregistration is recommended. This event will also include a Hot Cocoa Bar!

Montclair Culinary Academy

Montclair Culinary Academy offers creative and innovative cooking classes for adults and kids. This season, they are offering 2 amazing holiday cooking classes.

  • Mommy and Me Holiday Cookie Workshop: December 18 10am-12pm
  • Adult Sip & Cook – Classic Holiday Prime Rib and Sides: December 21 6pm-9pm
Ridgewood Culinary Studio

With adult and children’s classes as well as fun camps, Ridgewood Culinary Studio is a must do experience for those who love to cook!

  • Holiday Cookies (Adults only): December 2 7pm
  • Gingerbread Decorating: December 7, 13, 14 and 17
  • Easy Holiday Appetizers (Adults only): December 9 7pm
Sugarplum Studio

If you love baking, then this is the place for you! Sugarplum Studio, located in Cherry Hill, offers endless options for making holiday sweet treats!

  • Hot Cocoa Mug Cake: December 1 12pm
  • G is For Gingerbread (Preschool Workshop): December 6 10am
  • Holiday Cookie Decorating (Adults only): December 7 6pm
  • Gingerbread Pals: December 8 10am
  • Ugly Sweater Cookies: December 13 and 19 6pm
  • Reindeer Cake: December 14 and 20
  • Gingerbread House Decorating: December 14, 15 and 21
  • Cookies for Santa: December 22
  • Yule Log Cake: December 22 2pm
Taste & Technique Cooking Studio

Located in Fair Haven, Taste & Technique offers a fun and creative cooking experience for all ages especially during the holidays!

  • Holiday Celebration: December 6 4pm
  • Spanish Christmas Celebration (Adults only): December 6 7pm
  • Italian Christmas Eve Seafood Feast (couples): December 14 7pm
  • Kid Friendly Christmas Table: December 15 4pm
  • Make and Take Christmas Cookies: December 20 4pm
  • Elegant Christmas Festival (couples): December 20 7pm
  • Gingerbread Workshop: December 21 3pm
The Kitchen

Learning to Cook at The Kitchen

The Kitchen at Bed Bath and Beyond in East Hanover offers incredible cooking classes for adults, teens and kids. This holiday season, make sure to take one of their fun holiday themed classes.

  • Holiday Sweets: December 12 11am
  • Cookie Swap: December 14 11am
  • Chef Enzo’s Holiday Menu: December 14 6:30pm
  • Chanukah Cookies: December 15 10am
  • Christmas Cookies: December 15 1pm
Wegmans Cooking with Kids

Wegmans offers an amazing holiday cooking class called Gingerbread Dream House. Kids will have the opportunity to decorate and take home a creative and unique gingerbread house. During the event, holiday cookies and hot chocolate will also be served. The date and times for this event vary by store. Please check the Wegmans website for more information.

Tyler had so much fun making ice cream at a Wegmans Cooking Class. It was also a great science lesson!

Young Chefs Academy

Head to Marlboro, NJ this holiday season for the ultimate Gingerbread House Workshop at Young Chefs Academy! This incredible workshop is for children ages 4 and up (accompanied by an adult) and registration is required. The event takes place November 30, December 1, 6, 7, 8, 13, 14, 15, 19 and 20.

What is your favorite holiday cooking class?

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