Cooking school opens in new location

Special to The Log
New location for Kitchenique Cooking School.

The Kitchenique Cooking School will begin classes with an open house from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 13 at the Cuvee Catering Center in the Community Bank Plaza, 12590 Emerald Coast Parkway, Suite C, in Miramar Beach. 

The Cuvee Catering Center offers a state of the art teaching kitchen with integrated HDTV/multi-media capability as well as a 2,000 square foot poolside deck for outdoor grilling classes. Chef/Owner Tim Creehan said, "We are honored and excited to team up with an organization of Kitchenique’s status. We look forward to our association with a great Emerald Coast brand and one of Destin's top magnets for tourist and locals alike."

For the past three years, TripAdvisor has named the Kitchenique Cooking School the number one attraction or “thing to do” when visiting Destin. Owner and Cooking School Director Vicki McCain said, “We are thrilled at the possibilities this new venue offers. It’s a world class facility in design and equipment. We're excited to introduce and promote our talented local chefs to new customers, friends and loyal customers who’ve supported our culinary community through the years.”

The Kitchenique Cooking School’s upcoming list of summer classes is available on line at and will feature extraordinary offerings from some of our finest local culinary artists. Classes will be hosted by such notables as Chef Tim Creehan (Cuvée Bistro), Chefs Jim Richard, Brannon Janca and Todd Misener (Stinky’s Fish Camp), Chef Dom Damiano (Fat Clemenza’s), Chef Dan Pettis (One 20 – a Modern Bistro), Chef John Jacob (Vin’tij), Chef Christopher Holbrook (Signature Catering on 30A), Chef Carey Stegall, (Jekyll a Private Chef) and Chef Phil McDonald (Table Five Private Chef Service). Cookbook authors returning include Meena Sachdev, Saffron to Sassafras – an Indian cuisine cookbook; Betty Sims, Southern Scrumptious, Southern Scrumptious Entertains and Southern Scrumptious Favorites; and “Sister” Schubert Barnes, Cast Your Bread Upon the Waters.

For more information, call 837-0432 or email