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Memberships

Join The Real Food Academy family! Become a member today and enjoy unlimited cooking classes at a reduced price.

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Current Membership Options

Budding Chef Membership

For Kids Ages 5 - 12

$79/mo

Minimum 12 months

Has your child become fascinated with cooking recently? Do they want to help in the kitchen all the time? If so, you will love our Budding Chef membership.

Many of our young members come to a cooking class every week. In that case, you are paying only about $18 per class with a membership. Even if you only attended three times per month, you pay about $25 per class. When you consider the regular cost for a single kids class is $45, it’s an easy choice.

Budding Chef Membership

For Kids Ages 5 - 12

$79/mo

Minimum 12 months

Has your child become fascinated with cooking recently? Do they want to help in the kitchen all the time? If so, you will love our Budding Chef membership.

Many of our young members come to a cooking class every week. In that case, you are paying only about $18 per class with a membership. Even if you only attended three times per month, you pay about $25 per class. When you consider the regular cost for a single kids class is $45, it’s an easy choice.

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Rave Reviews for The Real Food Academy

proud to have a 4.9 star rating & 700+ reviews

  • Brooke Janzen Petkus

    Maria and her team at TRFA are phenomenal! Our group was absolutely blown away! We will be back again! Please have an event here- you won’t regret it!!!!
  • JD Motley

    Excellent! Tons of fun. Great date night idea.
  • Paola Linhares

    Absolutely AMAZING experience to say the least. First of all our host was just the sweetest most patient ever and so fun!! The music was perfect, the space is so aesthetic & the food options have great variety and are fun to make! Crowd pleaser forsure! I will be coming back forsure.
  • Evelyn Knight

    This place is absolutely amazing. The staff is simply incredible. They are professional, fun and the food was absolutely delicious. The process was simple and everyone was set up for success. I cannot recommend this place enough.
  • Keri Motley

    This was such a fun group activity! I highly recommend taking a cooking class from Maria and her staff! The environment was clean, the food was delicious and the company was fantastic! It is definitely well worth your time.
  • Stephanie Vincent

    The Real Food Academy was SO GREAT!!!! Maria the owner taught our class and it was so fun! The environment was energetic and she would play 80’s disco music while we were creating our dishes. Her staff was so helpful and kind! I would absolutely recommend this place for corporate events or a date night.
  • James Blakemore

    We were a group of about 30 and we had a BLAST!! The food was amazing and we all had a wonderful time and learned a lot!!
  • Jay Miller

    Went here with a group and it was AMAZING - Maria is awesome - and like recommend
  • Tiffany Vincent

    This place was an absolute PARTY!!!!!! the food was incredible. The staff was amazing. I left stuffed and I was nervous about that. I truly couldn’t recommend this place enough. From one small business owner to another, WELL DONE!!!!!!
  • Dr. Jen Nardozzi

    Chef Toni was wonderful !
  • Ofra Erez

    Great experience! Came for bridal - food was good , staff and chef were super attentive and professional. Highly recommend!
  • A K

    The class was excellent! Great atmosphere. Would love for team building again or for couples.
  • Diane Sacra

    Chef Tony and Carly were amazing. Such a fun team-building experience.
  • Jim Wells

    Awesome experience.
  • Cesar Sotillo

    Great experience!!! Loved the cooking lessons with Chef Toni!! For sure im coming back
  • Ileana

    Fun and delicious. The food high quality. Staff is great and chef Tony was fantastic.
  • Brian Estepa

    Chef Toni and Carmen were absolute sweethearts. Definitely swinging by again in the future! Fun vibes, good atmosphere, and DELICIOUS, REAL food!
  • Diane Nobile

    Excellent experience. Using real ingredients and creating delicious, healthy meals!
  • thad hall

    Great team building experience for our company. Excellent instructors and menu. I would do this again.
  • Thomas Carey

    Great time cooking great food.

Real Food FAQs

No. All Payments and Deposits are non-refundable: When a payment or deposit is made, that day and time is no longer available to other customers on our calendar. For that reason, all payments and deposits are non-refundable.

In the case of a cooking class, the ingredients are shopped for and prepped in advance. Staff is also scheduled according to the number of people on the roster.

See our Wine and Beer list for your in-house kids party options. Optionally, you can bring your own wine or beer and page a corkage fee.

Corkage Fees

  • $15 per 750 ml bottle of wine
  • $30 per 1.5 L bottle of wine

Bring outside beer: $20 for beer (any quantity)

We love it when our customers decorate our place. That said, you have no idea how difficult it is to clean these types of things up. As far as noisemakers go......you will be glad you left them at home as well. So please do not bring any of those things.

Dish by Dish, Skill by Skill

Here are a few of the things you'll learn at the Real Food Academy:

The Real Food Academy Miami - International Cookery

International Cookery

In every lesson, we will travel around the world and prepare traditional dishes utilizing healthy ingredients (the ones that are good for you!) We will be offering lessons on breakfast, brunch, lunch, snacks, and dinner preparation.

The Real Food Academy Miami - How to Mise en Place

How to Mise en Place

Organize your meal preparation ahead of time. This way you'll have more time to enjoy with family and friends and less time worrying about the actual cooking part of a meal.

The Real Food Academy Miami - Portion Control

Portion Control

Don't go hungry, just eat what’s right for you! You will not go hungry or suffer from energy depletion if you eat the right foods. We will teach you how to identify and choose the right ingredients, portions and how to combine different types of food for your benefit.

The Real Food Academy Miami - Knife Skills & Cooking Techniques

Knife Skills & Cooking Techniques

Master the art of professionals and cook anything the healthy way! For example, learning how to cut properly can make the difference between seeing kitchen work as a chore and a joy.

The Real Food Academy Miami - Choosing Disease-Preventing Foods

Choosing Disease-Preventing Foods

Learn the power of nutrient-rich herbs, spices, vegetables, low sugar fruits, non-processed meats and many more foods that are rich in antioxidants, resveratol, vitamins and minerals essential in healthy eating.

The Real Food Academy Miami - International Cookery

International Cookery

In every lesson, we will travel around the world and prepare traditional dishes utilizing healthy ingredients (the ones that are good for you!) We will be offering lessons on breakfast, brunch, lunch, snacks, and dinner preparation.

The Real Food Academy Miami - How to Mise en Place

How to Mise en Place

Organize your meal preparation ahead of time. This way you'll have more time to enjoy with family and friends and less time worrying about the actual cooking part of a meal.

The Real Food Academy Miami - Portion Control

Portion Control

Don't go hungry, just eat what’s right for you! You will not go hungry or suffer from energy depletion if you eat the right foods. We will teach you how to identify and choose the right ingredients, portions and how to combine different types of food for your benefit.

The Real Food Academy Miami - Knife Skills & Cooking Techniques

Knife Skills & Cooking Techniques

Master the art of professionals and cook anything the healthy way! For example, learning how to cut properly can make the difference between seeing kitchen work as a chore and a joy.

The Real Food Academy Miami - Choosing Disease-Preventing Foods

Choosing Disease-Preventing Foods

Learn the power of nutrient-rich herbs, spices, vegetables, low sugar fruits, non-processed meats and many more foods that are rich in antioxidants, resveratol, vitamins and minerals essential in healthy eating.

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Hands-On

All our classes are 100% hands-on and, unlike other cooking schools, we are not limited to any one cuisine!

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Unveiling the Real Culinary Philosophy

At our cooking school in Miami, Florida, we abide by a simple yet transformative mantra:

“We don’t change the dish, we change the ingredients!”

If a cooking school and functional medicine had a baby - it would be The Real Food Academy Miami. This philosophy empowers our aspiring chefs, both young and adult, to cook what they love while incorporating healthy, all-natural substitutes. The result? Meals that are not only better for them but also taste better, creating a harmonious blend of health and flavor.

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Kids Birthday Party with The Real Food Academy in Miami.

65 Ideas for an Unforgettable Kids Birthday Party in Miami

At The Real Food Academy in Miami, we know planning a birthday party can be overwhelming and stressful, but we're here to make it easy and fun. Read on to see a few of our favorite themes to choose from.

Knife Skills Every Beginner Cook Should Know with The Real Food Academy in Miami

Knife Skills Every Beginner Cook Should Know

One of the first skills novice chefs need to acquire is proficient knife handling. Learn more about these key knife skills for beginners, brought to you by The Real Food Academy in Miami!

4 Essential Tips for Overcoming Anxiety About Cooking with The Real Food Academy in Miami.

4 Essential Tips for Overcoming Anxiety About Cooking

With these tips from The Real Food Academy in Miami, you'll be able to conquer your fear of the kitchen and enjoy delicious homemade meals in no time.

Essential Tips to Make You a Better Cook with The Real Food Academy.

Essential Tips to Make You a Better Cook

It takes patience and practice to become a great cook. With a few tips from The Real Food Academy in Miami, you'll be on your way to creating delicious and impressive dishes in no time.

How to Get the Most Out of a Cooking Class with The Real Food Academy in Miami.

How to Get the Most Out of a Cooking Class in Miami

At The Real Food Academy in Miami, we believe that cooking is about creating an experience. Read on for some tips about how to get the most out of a cooking class!

Kids at The Real Food Academy in Miami - learn everything you need to know about the benefits of our cooking classes!

Why Your Child Needs To Spend At Least One Week At The Real Food Academy Miami This Summer

Learn exactly why your child should spend at least one week at The Real Food Academy in Miami! Here's what you need to know!

Real Food Recipes

The Real Food Academy Miami's baked apple cinnamon empanadas recipe.

Baked Apple Cinnamon Empanadas

dessert
latin
The Real Food Academy Miami asian cole slaw recipe.

Asian Cole Slaw

salad
asian
The Real Food Academy Miami avocado fries recipe.

Avocado Fries

snack
Crunch fries on a plate, The Real Food Academy Miami baked fries recipe.

Baked Fries

appetizer
american
The Real Food Academy Miami berry sorbet with super food toppings, try it today!

Berry Sorbet with Super Food Toppings

dessert
italian

Dietary Accommodations

Real Flavor for Everyone

At The Real Food Academy Miami, we take pride in crafting culinary experiences that are not only delectable but also safe for every palate. Our dedicated team understands the significance of dietary accommodations, and we go the extra mile to ensure that every participant can savor our creations without worry.

From gluten-free alternatives to nut-free options, we're well-versed in a wide range of allergies and dietary restrictions. Our kitchen is equipped with the latest tools and techniques to prevent cross-contamination, and our instructors are adept at adapting recipes to suit individual needs.

You can trust that at our academy, your safety and satisfaction are our top priorities. Join us for a flavorful journey where allergies are never a barrier to delicious dining!

We offer a variety of dietary accommodations, including but not limited to:

Gluten Free
Gluten Free
Dairy Free
Dairy Free
Nut Free
Nut Free
Soy Free
Soy Free
Vegetarian
Vegetarian
Vegan
Vegan

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Special Announcements

The Real Food Academy Is Franchising

The Real Food Academy is now offering a fun & family-friendly franchise opportunity. We are expanding and inviting franchisees to join us on our culinary journey! Follow us on Instagram and Learn how you can #inspirelovethroughfood!

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The Real Food Academy Miami is Now Enrolling Summer Camps!

With a limited capacity of 40 participants per day, spots fill up quickly! Don't miss your chance to secure your desired dates for this incredible cooking camp experience. Register now to ensure your child's place at The Real Food Academy Miami, FL's Cooking with Kids Summer Camp!

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