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Culinary Lesson Reviews from Students

Students are raving about their Culinary instructors on TakeLessons. Check out some of these recent reviews.

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Popular Culinary Instructors for Seniors

Akiyla M.

Powder Springs, GA

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Laurie D.

Euless, TX

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Renata S.

Richardson, TX

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About Akiyla M.

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Powder Springs, GA
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Cedric May 2, 2019
· Music Therapy · In studio
My son really enjoyed his music therapy with Ms. Akiyla. He talked about it all afternoon!
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Malana S. May 1, 2019
· Piano · In home
Akilah is very knowledgeable and seems to be a great teacher! Patient and creative with her approach. This is our third instrument teacher and she has already surpassed our previous experiences. A+
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Debra C. March 1, 2019
· Piano · In studio
My expectations were exceeded! I am very , very excited to continue. She now has a new student for life ❤️💯✔️

About Laurie D.

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Euless, TX
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Anum M. March 28, 2016
· Classical Voice · In studio
Enjoying
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Alizay M. February 20, 2016
· Classical Voice · In studio
My daughters enjoyed their respective class.
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Angela A. August 13, 2015
· Singing · Online
Great first lesson!
I appreciate that a lot!

About Renata S.

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Richardson, TX
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CalAmp Corp. Richardson TX May 29, 2018
· Cooking · In home
Renata was simply amazing
She made a wonderful meal for us, all while sharing some great cooking tips and stories.
The Salmon was marinated/seasoned and cooked to perfection. The Rice, Kale Salad, and Fresh Bruschetta with French Bread were such a hit, everyone had clean plates by the end of the demo.
Renata came with everything that she needed to prepare the food and even set up/cleaned up everything with no interruption to the rest of our office.
The ones who didn’t participate couldn’t even tell what she had prepared, saying that they didn’t smell any after smell.
Once they learned that we ate Fish/Salmon… Complete Shock.. hehe
Renata is an amazing teacher who is very well versed in culinary arts, she knows many tips and tricks for creating wonderful, flavorful meals.. Thank you for everything, Renata!
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Melonee April 6, 2018
· Cooking · In studio
Great instructor for me and 13 year old son. We cooked beef Bolognese. He enjoyed the class and the conversation with Renata as we ate a delicious and aromatic meal.
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Avery May 1, 2017
· Cooking · In studio
Great time and great instructor!

Lily S.

Provo, UT

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Tatiana Z.

Long Beach, CA

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Stephanie G.

Berkeley, CA

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About Lily S.

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Provo, UT
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Shaana June 20, 2019
· Sewing · Online
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Kayli B. June 19, 2019
· Watercolor Painting · Online
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Yvonne April 17, 2019
· WordPress · Online
Learned a lot. Thank you Lily

About Tatiana Z.

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Long Beach, CA
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Celina L. June 13, 2019
· German · Online
I've only just started, but I can see that I'm definitely going to make some great progress with Tatiana. I would recommend her for sure.
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Vishal T. May 18, 2019
· German · Online
My son liked his first class, he told me that he thinks Tatiana will be able to help him reach his goal. Thanks
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James May 8, 2019
· Russian · In studio
Tatiana is great! My son loves their interaction and her teaching style.

About Stephanie G.

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Berkeley, CA
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Maddie M. June 22, 2019
· Baking · In home
Great
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Dani April 13, 2019
· Baking · Online
So helpful and thoughtful - she even asked me to follow up with a photo of the pie I was working on!
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Sandy October 24, 2018
· Baking · Online
I've been having trouble with a recipe and needed to get some advice. Stephanie was very nice and helpful. Explained many things that i didn't know and gave me great tips that i will try in my recipe!

Recent Culinary Articles from the Blog

Whether you're just starting out or a seasoned pro, check out the Culinary articles on our blog.

I Can't Stop Laughing at These Pinterest Food Fails

I Can't Stop Laughing at These Pinterest Food Fails

Oh Pinterest, you make everything look so easy. Yet, underneath the step-by-step instructions and filtered photos, there lurks a dark secret: making cute stuff is hard, y'all! These 23 Pinterest food fails stand as hilarious testament to the skill, patience, and knowledge it takes to actually pull some of these recipes off. 1. Eggy in a Basket Fail Is there even bread in there? What even is that? I have a lot of questions about this fail. 2. Paleo Cinnamon Roll Fail Maybe the …

I Can't Stop Laughing at These Pinterest Food Fails
Oh Pinterest, you make everything look so easy. Yet, underneath the step-by-step instructions and filtered photos, there lurks a dark secret: making cute stuff is hard, y'all! These 23 Pinterest food fails stand as hilarious testament to the skill, patience, and knowledge it takes to actually pull some of these recipes off. 1. Eggy in a Basket Fail Is there even bread in there? What even is that? I have a lot of questions about this fail. 2. Paleo Cinnamon Roll Fail Maybe the
9 Cooking Blogs To Follow For Amazing French Recipes
One of the best things about learning to speak French is the opportunity to enjoy amazing French food! Even if you don't have plans to travel to France anytime soon, you can still take a culinary journey in your own kitchen. These nine French cooking blogs are absolute must-follows for foodie francophiles! Check out classic French recipes, contemporary takes on traditional flavors, and soak up a bit of French culture. Everyday French Chef Think you don't have time to prepare auth
3 Easy Food Plating Techniques to Wow Your Dinner Guests
Want to make a great impression on your dinner guests? Here, Staten Island, NY teacher Justin V. shares some of the tricks of the trade for plating like the pros...   One of the best feelings is after a long wait at a restaurant the waitress finally comes to your table with a plate of food so presentable you can’t help but smile. Whether you are having some guests over or want to do something special for your dinner date, here are some food plating techniques, tips, and reminders to
Cooking With Culture: 11 Wonderful Italian Food Blogs
Italians and cooking go together like - well, who needs a comparison? In this article, Italian teacher Liz T. will show you 11 food blogs with delicious Italian recipes, each providing a plentiful helping of Italian culture...   Culture in the Kitchen If you're learning Italian, of course it helps to know the basics; vocabulary, grammar rules, and all of the technicalities involved with the language. But did you know that learning about the Italian culture will help you better unders

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