To take cooking courses online, provide your contact information through the website where the cooking classes take place. Some courses require payment, and some are free.
ChefSteps.com is a source of free online cooking courses. Signing up and participating in courses only requires a name and an email address. Online cooking courses on ChefSteps.com are free and entail short video tutorials that address aspects of cooking technique, food prep and food knowledge. The architects of the course operate a Seattle-based restaurant of the same name and are the authors of the bestselling "Modernist Cuisine."
TopChefUniversity.com, named after the popular show on Bravo, is the source of a classic French prep course in food knowledge, prep and wine. To take classes, choose and pay for either a monthly or a yearly plan, available for approximately $25 or $200, respectively. Enter your contact and payment information, and follow each video-based lesson on the website.
TopChefUniversity.com is closely aligned to Julia Child's "Mastering the Art of French Cooking," and lessons proceed along the same chapter headings, with rudimentary lessons pertaining to setting up your kitchen, purchasing supplies, knife skills, sauces and cooking basics.
The member-driven recipe website TasteofHome.com offers cooking lessons grouped under headings such as the Home Cook Basics Bundle, for a price. On TOHCookingSchool.com, click Classes, select a class, click Enroll Now, and then tune in for a live show, or peruse lessons via the online cooking school.
The online cooking school entails viewing video tutorials in the privacy of your home or on the road via any device.