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What works for you? Online lesson or local teacher? Either way, your culinary lessons are live, interactive, and customized for you.
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Dr. Simone M.

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Starting at $50
  • Certified Health Coach from ACE
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Awarded Best Health Author/Article from Zimmer Radio Group
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Dr. Simone M.

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Healthy cooking is not just about cutting back sugars, fats, and/or salt. The fear most have about healthy foods is that it won't taste good or appear pleasant to the our senses, and that is not always the case. I am sure these days, there are a ton of blogs and videos teaching you about the preparing a recipe, however, there is a lot of science and clinical facts that go into making a food truly healthy, for example, the nutritional quality of the food post cooking and upon digestion. How the food interacts with other nutrients or with your medications for that matter.

My goal through these lessons will be to educate you on how to preserve nutrients, how to get the most bang for your buck, how to allow the nutrients and ingredients to work medicinally in the body. A simple example, did you know that the spice turmeric is the king of spices when it comes to fighting the flu, cough, cold, insomnia, and even heart diseases. But, did you also know that it works best when combined ...

About Dr. Simone

My name is Dr. Simone. I manage my own Health Coaching practice. I am also a certified Reiki Therapist. I have a doctorate in nutrition (clinical/medical). I am also a certified health coach, weight management specialist, and my training was specialized in working with overweight and obese indi

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Claire
Dr. Suman was flexible while working on her presentation and always met deadlines. She made the experience extremely collaborative while having the education to speak to any ideas I had. Very personable and fun to work with!
Kruse
Dr. Suman is an awesome person!! She is so patient and is so knowledgeable in her field. Her passion for helping people live their healthiest life is undeniable. I loved working with her and I am living a healthier life without having to restrict my eating, counting calories, or following fad diets. Please work with her if you need to make some serious changes to your life.
Jessica
Dr. Suman is one of the most amazing people I have worked with. Her knowledge in the field is unmatched, but, I loved working with her because she is patient, kind, very compassionate, and will do all it takes to help her students. Please work with her if you are looking for someone to help you get off the diet cycle and learn to eat for your health. She does not stand for fads and will help you see results.
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Enrico C.

10 Reviews
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Starting at $85
  • Speaks Italian, English, French
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Enrico C.

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I am an Italian native speaker who is a total foodie and who has been cooking for several years.

To me cooking is not just a chore, it is an experience that goes through all the different senses. It is all about using the right ingredients and knowing how to merge them together in order to get an exquisite meal.

About ENRICO

I am a native Italian speaker with a several years of experience in teaching Italian and English. I am a very easy-going, open-minded, professional person. I like to teach because it gives me the opportunity to meet new students, share my knowledge as well as my culture and experience. I started

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Eunice Freitas
Great conversations, I can't wait for the next class
Dan O.
Enrico is fantastic!
Elvia G.
Enrico is a fantastic professor of the Italian language, he's advanced in his teachings, if you like to cook Italian food Enrico shares that in common.
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Saran E.

4 Reviews
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Starting at $70
  • Speaks English, Tamil, Spanish, French, IPA
  • Awarded National Merit Scholar from NMSC
  • BS Economics from Texas A&M
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Saran E.

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.• 10+ years of teaching, training, & tutoring experience.
• Tutoring for many undergraduate courses in math/statistics & economics/econometrics, as well as select courses in biology, physics, social sciences, computer science, systems engineering, and other subjects / areas. Select graduate course assistance offered as well.
• Tutoring for GRE/GMAT and SAT/ACT offered with individualized gameplan/schedule.
• Help with high school and middle school curriculum in math, quantitative sciences, social sciences, writing. Help with IB & AP classes and corresponding exams.
• National Merit Scholar & several (10+) AP Tests in High School.
• Will give personal scores upon request.

About Saran

EXPERIENCE [Specifics] • 10+ years of teaching, training, & tutoring experience. • Tutoring for many undergraduate courses in math/statistics & economics/econometrics, as well as select courses in biology, physics, social sciences, computer science, systems engineering, and other subjects /

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Alexis
Great tutor. Helped me with GRE preparation, science courses, and admissions process.
Simon
Great tutor and very knowledgeable - helped me with economics and statistics classes and projects.
Viollette
Very knowledgable and professional. Saran is obviously intelligent and makes for a great instructor.
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Emily A.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $75
  • Teaches students 20 to 45
  • Teaches Beginner
  • BA Humanities (Art, Writing + Film) from University of Pittsburgh
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Emily A.

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My focus is on Plant Based and Gluten Free Baking for beginners.

About Emily

I'm so glad you're here! What started with one cookbook and a need to get healthier inside and out has grown into a business. I've been in love with cooking healthy energizing food for as long as I can remember. I was born and raised in Philadelphia, and grew up surrounded by art and music; nur

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HJ K.
She was great and the dish was amazing
Kim
Great. Excited trying new recipes.
Monica
Emily was a patient & knowledgeable instructor. She was easy to talk to & answered all my questions. She made cooking my first frittata an enjoyable experience! I highly recommend cooking with Emily!
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Zelda S.

20 Reviews
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Starting at $70
  • Awarded 'The Elegant Solution' TV Series Song of the Year Nomination from AGSC Australian Guild of Screen Composers
  • Teaches students 9 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Zelda S.

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Professional standard food preparation and cooking skills, health and safety standards, holistic nutrition foods for health and well-being

About Zelda

Zelda has been teaching private lessons for over 12 years and is currently available to teach weekly voice, performance and music lessons online and at her home studio in Nashville, TN, USA. She provides a dynamic, student-structured training curriculum for voice, singing, confident speaking, a

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Joy W.
I just had my first voice lesson today. I'm really excited about the warm-up routine and learning more from Zelda!!
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Chef Stevie M.

13 Reviews
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Starting at $95
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches students 5 to 70
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Chef Stevie M.

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I'll teach you how to cook healthy meals quick and easy. We can even work with what you already have to whip something up.

About Chef Stevie

Hi! I'm Chef Stevie. I’m a graduate of Walnut Hill College, one of Philadelphia's oldest Culinary arts schools. I loved my classes because every day was a new opportunity to see, touch and learn something new. Teaching the art of cooking is one of my passions. Food brings people together and I

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Peter G.
Excellent session. Stevie comfortably helped a diverse range of skills through an Indian cooking class where everyone learnt something new and the final product was outstanding. Well done!
Danyelle
Cooking with Chef Stevie was an experience I will never forget. I am very technology challenged, she patiently troubleshooted my audio issues with me until success. While cooking she explained pros and cons of baking techniques at a level I could understand. Cooking with her I could see someone that has honed in on her style and knowledge about cooking. Her comfort made me comfortable and successful at baking. Family and coworkers loved the bread we made together.
Jerome
Chef Stevie was amazing!!! From the planning stage to the day of full implementation, Chef Stevie was completely involved, making sure each element of our baking session met our desires. She was personable yet completely professional. Her knowledge as a chef was remarkable as she guided the entire session with helpful “pro tips” that made the experience that much more engaging and effective. Her use of online technology was stellar. She was able to display her cheerful and lively disposition in one screen while demonstrating each step of the baking session in another screen, giving us that personalized touch from start to finish. I recommend Chef Stevie without reservation. I’m looking forward to another session soon!

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Average Cost of Online Culinary Lessons

The average cost of 60-minute culinary lessons is $101. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $34 and $240 per hour.
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$46 average
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$63 average
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$101 average

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TakeLessons, the nation's leading private lessons provider, offers the convenience of live, online lessons, allowing you to enjoy learning from the comfort of your home, or anywhere that you have an internet connection. Search through our nationwide network of teachers and review online profiles to find the perfect teacher for you.

Whether you are a beginner, intermediate, or advanced student, a TakeLessons instructor is here to help you learn or enhance your abilities. Our instructors come from a variety of backgrounds, making it easy to find the perfect match for your interest and skill level. Each instructor's specialties are listed in their profile, along with helpful details like teaching style, background, photos, student feedback, and hourly a

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