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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
10:00 - 21:30
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Sun 11:00 - 19:00
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 21:30
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

Hands-On, Recreational Culinary Classes for children and adults.

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Way too much money for this

$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... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2016
Lisa B
Herndon, Virginia
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Peoria, Illinois
1 review
Reviewed 11 March 2017

I signed up for the sushi making class. The eel, shrimp, and rice were all pre-cooked (yup - no raw fish) but the end result was good. During the class, I screwed up making the rolls. No big deal, it's a class, right? WRONG. Tony, the instructor, actually started getting angry and loudly YELLING at me several times! I was... More 

Thank aliciaRay22
2 reviews
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

I attended a knife skills class on October 5 and it was fabulous! Learing how to hold and move a knife was worth it!

Thank simmola23
Management response:

Thank you for taking the time to review Cookology! We are happy to hear the class was useful and enjoyable! Be sure to check out Knife Skills 2.0 to take your skills to the next level! More 

Leesburg, Virginia
1 review
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Reviewed 31 July 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 

1 Thank truncles
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
1 review
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Reviewed 26 June 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.

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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Reviewed 22 May 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 

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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Reviewed 8 February 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 

1 Thank Steve T
Bristow, Virginia
1 review
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Reviewed 23 December 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

2 Thank tlc5656
Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed 7 October 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!

1 Thank LeahEsper
Miami, Florida
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Reviewed 6 October 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 

Thank Tony F
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Reviewed 21 December 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 

3 Thank datenight_5

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