COOK ACADEMY IS BACK
Low-Pressure Classes, High Octane Results
To ensure proper distancing, class sizes are limited.
Please wear a mask when moving about the resort. You will not be asked to wear a mask while dining.
The classes at Cook Academy are perfect for cooks of every level, whether you spend all your free time in the kitchen or leave the cooking to someone else. Our renowned chefs love to share their passion for food and are patient, supportive instructors who guide you step by step through the preparation of a delicious meal. You can expect to acquire new cooking techniques or hone the skills you already have, plus learn industry insights that can help you entertain at home.
Classes are small, so each student gets personalized instruction.Class offerings vary throughout the year depending on the season and availability of fresh ingredients. Past courses have included cooking with Vermont beer, making fresh pasta, indoor grilling and vegetarian cooking.
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Gift The Essex
An overnight getaway, 30 local brews on draft at The Tavern, treatment in Spa at The Essex, Vermont cuisine in Junction or a Cook Academy class.
Inner Chef - Awaken Your Taste Buds & Your Creativity
Grab a partner & a spatula & Get Cooking with our Chef in a Hands-On Vermont Cook Academy Class where you'll chop, dice, saute, and prepare a 3 course meal to be enjoyed by you both. The fun doesn't end there, as you'll also get the opportunity to sit back and watch our Chef as you enjoy an intimate & interactive dinner experience made from the freshest local products at Junction.
- Two nights’ accommodations
- One Cook Academy Class (per person)
- $50 (per person) credit toward dinner at Junction (reservations required)
- Breakfast at The Tavern (up to $16 value per person daily)
Meal gratuities are billed at the time of service. Please note spa services, dining reservations & cook academy classes must be booked in advance. Please call to reserve when you have finalized your overnight package or guest room reservations.