Vintage Kitchen Services, Schedule, and Team

Vintage Kitchen offers cooking and lifestyle classes in Scranton, Pa.  We have a variety of classes for adults and children.  Classes focus on cooking skills to enhance individual and family meal time. Cooking classes include hands-on cooking instruction, all ingredients and equipment.

Our services include:

  • Adult and children’s cooking classes
  • Cooking or sewing birthday parties
  • Corporate teambuilding cooking classes
  • Bachelorette parties
  • Private parties
  • Online Classes
  • Monthly subscription on
  • Sewing classes

Sewing class are also on the menu at Vintage Kitchen.  Beginning, intermediate, and advanced classes are scheduled in multi-lesson sessions.  There are also project based classes for children and adults.

For more information, call us at 570-851-8521.

We are located at 317 Linden St, Scranton, Pa 18503.


Reservations can be made at

Ladies Night   SOLD OUT                            April 23, 6pm                                                    $40 per person

Funny Wine Girl Jeannine will be joining us to taste a few wines, have a few laughs, while we make some easy appetizers that you can enjoy all summer long as you ease into summer. 

Decadent Chocolate Cake                         April 30, 6pm                                                    $30 per person

One great chocolate cake is all you need.  Learn to make it at Vintage Kitchen.  

Cinco de Mayo Class                                     May 5, 6pm                                                       $65 per person

You can make great Mexican recipes any time after you come to this class.  The menu will be: Homemade Tortillas; Chili Rellenos; Shrimp in Chipotle Sauce; Mexican Rice; and Guacamole.

Patio Party                                                      May 6, 6:30pm                                                  $40 per person

What are you serving on your patio?  Why not try this menu: Potatoes Bravos; Chorizo Stuffed Mushrooms; Cauliflower Croquettes; Olive and Gruyere Puff Pastry Tartlets with Garlic Aioli; and a Merlot Sangria Spritzer.

Sweet Hot Chili and Cornbread            May 11, 6:30pm                                                $30 per person

Louisiana sweet heat chili and jalapeno cornbread are the recipes you will make in this class.  Perfect to served with family and friends!

Lavender and Lemon Creations             May 12, 6pm                                                     $65 per person

Lemon and lavender are great spring flavors when they are together or separate.  We will make some of each with this menu: Lavender Blackberry Jam; Lemon Mascarpone Tart; Lemon Cream Cheese Cookies with Lavender Glaze; Lavender Chicken Salad Sandwiches; and a Lemon Lavender Sugar Scrub to take home!

Triple Berry Tiramisu                                May 15, 1pm                                                     $30 per person

You can never go wrong with tiramisu…the recipe you will learn uses berries to give it a fresh take on a classic!

Knife Skills II                                                May 18, 6pm                                                     $25 per person

In this class we will do advanced dicing, fruit flowers and fans.  We will use our dicing skills to make Fresh Tomatillo Salsa!

Online: Black Beans and Yellow Rice        May 19, 6pm                                                     $15 per household

Join us online at 6 and have dinner ready by 7pm.  You only need to think about how to serve the Black Beans and Yellow Rice- alone, next to your favorite protein, in a tortilla- your choice.

Date Night                                                        May 21, 6pm                                                     $65 per person

Bring your best person to cook and make a great meal.  This class menu is:  Steak with Whisky Sauce; Baked Artichokes; Spinach Parmesan Orzo; and Strawberry Shortcake.

Lacquered Shortbread                                May 22, 1pm                                                     $35 per person

You will make a traditional short bread cookie that will be decorated using fresh herbs, edible flowers, and a lacquered finish!!

Online: Instapot Cheesecake                                                  May 22, 3pm                                                     $15 per household

Yes, you can make a cheesecake in an Instapot!  You will need an Instapot and a spiniform pan that fits into the instapot for this class.  Usually a 7-inch springform pan will fit.

Online:  Grilled Romaine Salad                                            May 22, 5pm                                                     $15 per household

Yes, salad can be grilled.  You can decide to make the grilled romaine a main dish or side salad.  Either way, we will make a bacon balsamic dressing to go with it.  I promise, this is a great way to get more greens in your diet!

Cooking Crab                                                  May 26, 6pm                                                     $65 per person

Oh, for the love of crab!  This is the class if you want to create your own crab-fest or have some great crab recipes on hand for many occasions.  In this class we will make: Corn and Crab Chowder; Crab Mac and Cheese; Hot Crab Dip; and Crab Cakes.  Come hungry!

Kids Cooking Class Schedule       

Mexican Favorites                                           May 1, 5:30pm                                                  $40 per child

Let the kids get ready for Cinco de Mayo with a variety of Mexican favorites.  We will make traditional and fruit salsa, queso, chicken tacos, Mexican corn, and rice.

Creative Café: Halloween Edition Camp                                   July 12, 13, 14, 15  9am to noon                   $125 per child

Let’s make some crafts and cook some treats, all with a  Halloween theme.  Each day we will have a theme- Spiders, Witches, Ghosts and Pumpkins!

Sewing Class Schedule

5-Week Session                                               May 13, 5:30                                            $75 per person          

Five weeks to learn to make the project of your choice.  Students will bring with own supplies and work through the project to learn the skills as we go.  NOTE: This class takes place at White Sewing Center, 735 Oak St, Scranton.

Reservations can be made at

 Meet Our Team

“One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.”  Virginia Woolf


Sandi Graham, Owner

It was a long-time dream to own a cooking and sewing school.  I (finally) opened Vintage Kitchen after 27 years of teaching Family and Consumer Sciences at middle school, high school, and college levels as well as teaching undergraduate and graduate nutrition courses.

I have earned Bachelor of Science degrees in Home Economics and Nutrition from Mansfield State University and a Master of Sciences in Community Nutrition with an emphasis in Sports Nutrition from Georgia State University.

Cooking classes at Vintage Kitchen are designed to incorporate food science, time-management, nutrition, and, most importantly, fun.  You need to eat to live, so you may as well enjoy the process!


Bryant Belknap

A former restaurant owner, Bryant has been with Vintage Kitchen since the beginning!  Bryant is the number one assistant and the best at teaching with Asian flavors, bringing his “International Eclectic” ideas to Vintage Kitchen.  His creativity in the kitchen will inspire your taste buds.


Jamie Davis

Jamie organizes Tastefully Simple Meal Workshops at Vintage Kitchen.  She the Sticky Fingers 4-H Leader for our cooking club. Jamie is our “Executive Creative Director” aka idea maker!  You can follow her on Facebook at Tastefully Simple with Jamie Davis.

Helen Allen joins us to bring her cooking experience to our classes. She is has been a private chef, worked overnight in local bakeries (yum!) and is now the Chef Manager at Villa St. Joseph.

kristen (2)

Kristen Dougherty

Kristen is our cake decorating diva!  Her full-time position is at Wegman’s as a cake decorator and baker.  She teaches our cake decorating classes and serves as the 4-H Leader for the Cake Bosses 4-H Club.  She can teach anyone how to make great looking cakes (and her buttercream is to die for!)


Gemma Cuffari

Gemma is our world traveler!  She is particularly versed in Japanese cooking.  You will see her teaching our Sushi Party and Noodle Bowl classes at Vintage Kitchen. You can follow her adventures in travel and cooking at