School of Cooking
Launched in the Fall of 2009, the North Market School of Cooking offers basic cooking classes, ethnic cooking classes, classes with Dispatch Food Editor Robin Davis, and the ever-popular Chef Series classes. Participants have a clear view of all the cooking action through the use of 2 LCD monitors and a roaming camera. All classes are in the Dispatch Kitchen on the second floor of the North Market and are $35 per person. All classes are demonstration only. View the School of Cooking schedule to find out about class dates, details and of course the menu!
Classes offered in the School of Cooking Series include:
- Robin Davis North Market School of Cooking
You have read her stories in the Dispatch and have seen her cook on 10TV, now you can join Robin Davis in her studio kitchen. View schedule »
- Chef Series teams up with Dine Originals
You will be able to converse with Chefs from Dine Originals as well as taste their creations in a Dine Original Chef Series class. View schedule »
Robin Davis has been the food editor at the Columbus Dispatch since 2002. She is also the host of Dispatch Kitchen cooking segments and specials on WBNS 10TV (Channel 10), filmed in the Dispatch Kitchen on the second floor of the North Market. In addition. Robin teaches and hosts cooking classes in the Kitchen.
Robin came to Columbus by way of San Francisco, but she was born and raised in Dayton. After graduating from the University of Dayton, she moved to California and eventually entered the California Culinary Academy in San Francisco.
Upon graduation, Robin worked at Bon Appetit magazine in Los Angeles as a recipe stylist, and later an assistant editor. She returned to San Francisco to work as a restaurant critic and food writer for the San Francisco Chronicle, where she won a prestigious James Beard Award in 2000.
Robin is the author of four book books: The North Market Cookbook, Infusions, The Star Wars Cookbook: Wookiee Cookies and Other Galactic Recipes, and Graeter's: An Irresistible History.
Originally hailing from Portland, Oregon, and most recently from Boston, Massachusetts, Devon finds herself transplanted to Columbus, Ohio. She has been working at Alana's Food and Wine for almost two years, creating and producing both popular classics and new favorites. She is a graduate of the Baking and Pastry Bachelors Program at Johnson and Wales, which is where she developed her skills and pursued her love of all things sweet. Although currently working in restaurants, her goal is to one day be a full-time teacher of pastry arts. She loves to share her passion and talk all things dessert.
Sheri worked at La Belle Pomme Cooking School as the assistant to Betty Rosbottom for 14 years. She currently test recipes for Betty. Sheri loves to share her ideas for make ahead menus that feature fresh, seasonal ingredients.
Faith is a food writer, editor, and the managing editor of Apartment Therapy's The Kitchn, a popular and award-winning website devoted to cooking at home. Published daily since 2005, The Kitchn currently draws over one million monthly readers.
Faith is also the author of the forthcoming Not Your Mother's Casseroles (January 2011), a fresher, more modern approach to casseroles. Publisher's Weekly called the book practical and user-friendly and said that many of the recipes are "fresh and contemporary: tomato, arugula, and mushroom casserole; beet gratin with goat cheese and greens; roasted autumn vegetables with parmesan and sage; cinnamon lamb orzo bake."
Faith lives and cooks in Clintonville with her husband, Mike.