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🍳 CHICAGO COOKING CLASSES WITH A SNAP! 📸

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We're a Chicago-based duo curating intimate cooking class+photoshoot experiences in unique spaces.

Have you ever wanted a peak behind the curtain into how your favorite cookbook or magazine gets those mouth-watering photos? Are you a couple looking for the perfect date night outing? Or maybe you’re a foodie eager for your squads next culinary adventure?

Whatever the reason, get ready to dig in!

Our classes are combined with photoshoots, so you will learn how to cook, food style and capture delicious dishes that YOU created.

LET'S BREAK IT DOWN

In every class, you will be guided through three key steps

so, by the end, you will have a beautiful dish and a

cover-worthy photo just ready to be devoured!

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COOK

Grab your apron! With the Chef by your side, you will be guided through each specific recipe with ease and confidence.

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STYLE

With your tweezers in hand, you will work with the Chef + Photographer to build and food style a cover-worthy plate.

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CAPTURE

Say cheese! You will work with the Photographer to add props and final touches to the scene before photographing your dish. 

THE FINAL RESULT?

A cover-worthy photo that YOU created, that is ready to be devoured!

 

So, are you ready to dig in?

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MEET YOUR INSTRUCTORS 👋

Have you heard the joke “A chef and a food photographer walk into a bar?”

Welcome to our studio, we’re so glad you’re here!

We’re Justen + Nate, better known as Cook & Capture, a Chicago-based creative duo crafting intimate culinary experiences in unique spaces. 

Justen is the Chef, and Nate is the award-winning Photographer. Together we strive to create some deliciousness here in the kitchen, and teach you how to do the same.


Grab a drink, throw on an apron, and let’s get to cook and capturing!

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CLASS IS IN SESSION

However you choose to join us, we're going to make something delicious!

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In-Studio

Classes

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Pop-Up

Classes

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Private Classes

Interested in more intensive cooking or photography workshops?

Then click here!

Give the Gift of Cook & Capture Classes!

Perfect for a friend, a partner, or your group of friends, gift cards can be used towards any class (unless otherwise specified).

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DROP US A LINE!

CBTK Studio

150 North E River Rd

Des Plaines, IL 60016

Thanks for reaching out! We will be in touch soon.

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