Welcome to Judy Harris Cooking School, Alexandria, VA

What Students are Saying

The most fun I’ve had in a long time! Clear, concise, interesting. You are a great teacher!”
Hot and Spicy Thailand Dinner
Bob, Bethesda, MD

“What a thrill it was for me to take my first cooking class ever. Your attention to detail is remarkable. Thank you for your gift of teaching.”
Susan, Mc Lean, VA

“I’ve been raving about the Dinner Party to everyone I meet. It was a spectacular evening of learning, tasting, and talking. Everything on the menu was beautiful and delicious.”
Diane, Old Town Alexandria, VA

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Become an Assistant!

Seeking two additional assistants in exchange for free classes.  Must be a neat, organized, efficient, quick paced, experienced cook, available 2-3 times a month, with a flexible schedule, available from 6 P.M. to approximately 11 P.M. or Sunday mornings. Please call Judy at (703) 768-3767 for an application ASAP.


Gift Certificate

A popular and unique gift for friends, family, and colleagues who love great food! Attractive gift certificates are available for a specific class or in any dollar amount. Perfect for birthdays, Christmas, employee rewards, Valentine’s Day, Mother's Day, Father's Day, weddings, anniversaries, and house gifts.

Private Groups Classes

Over the years students have arranged memorable classes for unique birthday parties, corporate team building venues, alumni, gourmet and garden clubs, bachelorettes and going away dinners, bridal showers, singles and couples events, etc.  Twelve-student minimum. You choose the menu and date.  We do the rest.

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Winter 2014/Spring 2014 Schedule


Judy Harris Cooking School offers a variety of international cuisines, including Italian, Spanish, Thai, Mediterranean, New Orleans, Chinese, Mexican, French and Indian.

Each class features one complete dinner emphasizing technique and creativity with very clear and easy to follow recipes.
A sit-down dinner is served with wine or traditional drink in a very friendly and social atmosphere.
Our classes are enjoyed by men and women of all levels and are held in our new, beautifully renovated, well-equipped teaching kitchen in Alexandria, Virginia.

We feature an organic culinary herb and vegetable garden that provides fresh-picked produce for class and for students home cooking.
Private classes for special occasions and gift certificates are available. 

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