Demonstration Kitchen

The Demonstration Kitchen strives to make cooking accessible to everyone, by demonstrating delicious recipes and menus that are quick, easy and affordable.  We provide a variety of demonstrations and programs, in order to accommodate varying interests, ages, and abilities.  Our Student Cooking Instructors will provide you with nutrition information, culinary techniques, and food sanitation guidelines.  You will also have the opportunity to sample the dishes prepared during the demonstration you attend.  Recipes cards are provided.

Scheduled Cooking Demonstrations and Crockpot Complete Meals for Four

Our scheduled cooking demonstrations are open to all Purdue students, faculty, staff and RecWell members and cost $10 per person. Visit our "Schedule" page to view all of our upcoming classes.

Why order out on a Friday night when you can save time and money by attending our Crockpot Complete Meals for Four? We take care of the menu planning and shopping, you get to help with prep and leave with a yummy meal for four! All this for just $20-that's only $5 per serving! These classes are open to all Purdue students, faculty, staff and RecWell members. 

Private Cooking Demonstrations

Private cooking demonstrations are ideal for staff or club retreats, Residence Hall programs, and sorority and fraternity programs.  Our Cooking Instructors will provide a fun and informative program for your group and a variety of menus are available to choose from.  We take care of the grocery shopping, preparation and clean-up.  You just need to show up and enjoy!

Kitchen Rentals

Are you looking for a fun and creative way to host a meeting or celebrate with a group? How about team building with your co-workers? Cooking is a great way to gather friends and colleagues and the Demonstration Kitchen is available to reserve for students, faculty, and staff.

Kids Cooking Classes

Learn how fun and easy cooking can be! Your child will learn how to make delicious recipes in a hands-on, safe, and fun environment, and taste everything along the way. All of our classes teach valuable knowlege and life skills, including basic culinary skills, food safety infromation and how to make healthy food choices. 

Meet the Cooking Instructors

Learn all about our Cooking Instructors here!

Become a Cooking Instructor

Interested in joining our team as a Cooking Instructor? Find out more informatoin here!



We are located in the 
CoRec Wellness Suite.

Purdue University, Recreation & Wellness, West Lafayette, IN 47907 (765) 494-3109

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