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Cookology Recreational Culinary School

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Address: 21100 Dulles Town Cir, Sterling, VA 20166-2437
Phone Number: +1 703-433-1909
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10:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Hands-On, Recreational Culinary Classes for children and adults.

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Pasta Making Class

This is the third class my children ages 9 and 12 have taken at Cookology. They keep begging me to come back. They made a sweet and savory pasta each and it was delicious. I love... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2016
truncles
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Leesburg, Virginia
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Leesburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

This is the third class my children ages 9 and 12 have taken at Cookology. They keep begging me to come back. They made a sweet and savory pasta each and it was delicious. I love the fact that they are doing everything themselves and my kids are helping more now in the kitchen at home as they build their... More 

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Management response:

We are so happy to hear that our classes are getting your kids into the kitchen! At Cookology our mission is bringing people together through food, and your family is a perfect example! Thank you so much for taking the time to review us, and we hope to see you and your family at Cookology again soon. More 

Ashburn, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

we took the Tuscan date night cooking class and it was fantastic. Our chef Mark Chang was a lot of fun. It was very easy to follow his instruction. He has a great sense of humor :-). and the end result (the cooked food) tasted amazing.

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1 Thank TI2006
Management response:

We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your class! Thanks for taking the time to review us and we hope to see you again at Cookology. More 

Herndon, Virginia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

$85 for learning with a group of 10 others how to make some food that I could have easily followed instructions for from a website. And then it tasted so bland I don't even want the leftovers. I would have paid $30 or maybe even $40 for the experience, but $85?!!! Wow. This is not a reflection on the chef,... More 

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1 Thank Lisa B
Management response:

Dear Lisa B. Thank you for reviewing Cookology! We value all comments and suggestions, your opinion is important! We are sorry to hear you did not enjoy your experience. Our classes feature different levels of technique to accommodate all skill levels. Perhaps you will consider coming back for a more technical class such as Culinary Boot Camp on Saturday mornings... More 

Rancho Cucamonga, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

Read earlier reviews and have to say, these people listened and responded, a great great experience. Chef Mark Chang was energetic, fun, and very helpful in explaining how to make a great dining experience. We learned how to make Beef Wellington, sides and creme brule but more important, learned how to make an appealing plate with awesome flavors. Very doable... More 

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Bristow, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

My husband and I went to a date night class last month and had the BEST time! We both enjoy cooking but it was just fun to step out of our kitchen and into yours! Having all the ingredients there and following along made the date relaxing and fun. So much better then just "going out to dinner". Highly recommend

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015 via mobile

I took the tempting Thai class and chef Mark was so great! He walked us through the recipe slowly and let us make our own modifications. It was very fun and it was a great feeling knowing that I could make something this delicious on my own!

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

I wasn't sure what to expect with Cookology. My business associates came here for a team building exercise and was arranged by another person. As an FYI, it is located within the Mall next to Macy's so your GPS will only get you to the mall. You have to go into the side entrance then just a few steps in,... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

My boyfriend and I were so excited to go to a cooking class for a Christmas present, but even though we had a good time, the execution of the class was really poor. There were not enough burners for everyone in the class, so my boyfriend and I had to combine all of our ingredients into one pot to cook... More 

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2 Thank datenight_5
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Let me first premise this by saying I have been to this school a few times before (a few years ago) for more appetizer type classes (not in the main kitchen) with an instructor (no longer there) who was fantastic! We had a great time, so when some friends asked us to do a couples thing for Cookology's Date Night... More 

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Reston, Virginia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

My wife and I took the pad tai class over Valentine’s Day weekend. The staff was very nice but a few things bothered me: 1. Our chef (Jeff) was extremely disorganized and spent much of the class hunting around the kitchen for utensils and cookware (this may not have been his fault). Half of the burners in the class did... More 

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