Cook. Learn. Grow.

Rata2ee offers classes that focus on hands-on instruction on cooking techniques, including where food comes from, how it's grown, and how to create a balanced meal using MyPlate.

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About Rata2ee

Cooking lessons for CHILDREN AND ADULTS

Rata2ee operates after school hours for elementary age children, holds evening and weekend classes for older teens and adults, and runs week-long summer camps for school-age kids. Our curriculum is based on the most current and up-to-date Dietary Guidelines for Americans, taught by ServSafe certified instructors. Rata2ee is a place where families spend quality time together – where they can stop watching lessons on television, and start making their own wonderful creations, all while enjoying a positive, shared community experience. Above all, Rata2ee provides a warm environment where anyone from child to adult can join in, have fun, and learn life skills along the way!

Groups & Parties

Book your NEXT PARTY with us

Do you have an event you would like to celebrate, a party you would like planned, or just get together with like-minded people to enjoy new recipes, cooking lessons and camaraderie? Rata2ee offers hassle-free sessions for the following events, parties, and gatherings!

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Rata2ee Rangers

One-week summer sessions offered from the months of June through August, which include cooking, nutrition lessons, a nature walk, light gardening instruction, and kids yoga.

Are You And Your Family Food Junkies?

Do your kids longingly watch all the cooking competition shows, from the couch? Now they can participate in after-school cooking courses!

Adult Classes/Private Events

Drop-in courses for instruction & entertainment meant for ages 21 and up. A mix of cooking or baking fun and entertainment which offer lessons, cookie decorating, specialty lessons (pastries, pastas), & competition readiness classes. THESE CLASSES ARE ON HOLD FOR NOW DUE TO STAFFING SHORTAGE*

We are hiring!

Join us in spreading the joy of cooking and empowering individuals to explore their culinary creativity! If you're ready to make a difference in the lives of food enthusiasts, we'd love to hear from you.

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413 South Main Street
Rochester, MI


Private Events: Birthday Parties, Scouts Badges, Adult Workshops - may be scheduled on the following days/times:

Fridays: 4-6 pm, 5-7 pm, or 6-8 pm
Saturdays: 11-1 pm, 1-3 pm, 2-4 pm, 3-5 pm, 4-6 pm or 5-7 pm
Sundays: 11-1 pm, 12-2 pm, 1-3 pm or 2-4 pm