Cooking School Lessons

Rouxbe cooking lessons allow you to learn about a specific, focused subject matter. Each lesson includes instructional topic videos, practice exercises and recipes, and an interactive quiz.

Knives, Knife Cuts & Knife Sharpening

Selecting a Knife Set
7 videos | 31 mins
22,855 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.6/5
Handling a Chef's Knife
10 videos | 1 hr 6 mins
23,493 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
How to Cut Using a Chef's Knife
10 videos | 1 hr 53 mins
20,654 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
Knife Sharpening w/ a Whetstone
6 videos | 1 hr 8 mins
12,786 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5

How to Make Stock

How to Make Stock | Fundamentals
16 videos | 1 hr 24 mins
16,019 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5
How to Make Dark Stock
20 videos | 1 hr 28 mins
10,339 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5
How to Make Short Stock
18 videos | 1 hr 17 mins
9,416 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5
How to Make Broth
14 videos | 1 hr 26 mins
9,803 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5
How to Make Veal & Beef Stock
16 videos | 1 hr 30 mins
8,543 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5

How to Make Sauce

How to Make Roux
18 videos | 2 hrs 3 mins
16,784 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
How to Make Béchamel Sauce
18 videos | 1 hr 20 mins
14,245 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5
How to Make Velouté Sauce
20 videos | 1 hr 15 mins
11,470 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
How to Make Tomato Sauce
27 videos | 2 hrs 21 mins
11,798 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
How to Make Pan Sauce
23 videos | 2 hrs 5 mins
9,295 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
How to Make a Butter Sauce
7 videos | 1 hr 22 mins
8,371 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5
How to Make Hollandaise Sauce
11 videos | 2 hrs 32 mins
6,588 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5

Eggs

Eggs | Anatomy, Boiling & Scrambling
10 videos | 2 hrs
17,885 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5
Eggs | Frying, Basting & Poaching
15 videos | 1 hr 40 mins
11,529 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.6/5
How to Make an Omelet
5 videos | 1 hr 39 mins
12,358 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
How to Make a Frittata
6 videos | 1 hr 22 mins
8,264 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
How to Steam Eggs
3 videos | 43 mins
7,236 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5

Dry-Heat Cooking Methods

How to Pan Fry
38 videos | 2 hrs 57 mins
18,890 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
Pan Tossing
9 videos | 1 hr 43 mins
9,644 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5
How to Sweat Ingredients
17 videos | 2 hrs 29 mins
11,241 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5
How to Sauté
11 videos | 1 hr 54 mins
11,626 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5
Searing
28 videos | 2 hrs 26 mins
8,427 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.6/5
How to Bread & Batter Foods
14 videos | 1 hr 47 mins
6,390 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5
How to Shallow Fry & Deep Fry
24 videos | 1 hr 35 mins
6,057 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
Introduction to Stir-Frying
8 videos | 1 hr 12 mins
5,522 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5
How to Stir-Fry
14 videos | 2 hrs 21 mins
6,169 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5

Moist-Heat Cooking Methods

Submersion Cooking Methods
24 videos | 3 hrs 20 mins
8,897 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5
Combination Cooking Fundamentals
27 videos | 2 hrs 7 mins
7,458 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
Braising | Combination Cooking
33 videos | 2 hrs 18 mins
8,139 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5
Stewing | Combination Cooking
16 videos | 2 hrs 23 mins
6,226 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5
Pot Roasting | Combination Cooking
13 videos | 1 hr 31 mins
5,407 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5
Steaming | Basics
12 videos | 1 hr 59 mins
5,649 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.6/5

Meat

Beef | Premium Cuts of Steak
16 videos | 1 hr 33 mins
9,124 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5
How to Prep & Cook Premium Steaks
21 videos | 2 hrs 14 mins
7,670 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
How to Roast Prime Rib
21 videos | 2 hrs 43 mins
5,367 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5

Poultry

Poultry Fundamentals
43 videos | 4 hrs 18 mins
8,721 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
How to Roast Chicken
17 videos | 3 hrs 9 mins
6,895 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5

Fish

How to Buy & Store Fish
15 videos | 1 hr 31 mins
7,024 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
Cooking Fish Fundamentals
11 videos | 1 hr 34 mins
6,895 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.6/5
How to Pan Fry Fish
15 videos | 1 hr 31 mins
5,658 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5

Vegetables

How to Preserve Vegetable Pigments
6 videos | 1 hr 6 mins
7,599 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5
Cooking Vegetables in Water
6 videos | 2 hrs 5 mins
6,612 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.6/5
How to Steam Vegetables
19 videos | 1 hr 43 mins
6,095 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5
How to Roast Vegetables
10 videos | 2 hrs 4 mins
6,485 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5

How to Make Soup

How to Make Broth-Based Clear Soup
10 videos | 1 hr 42 mins
5,865 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5
How to Make Stock-Based Clear Soup
20 videos | 2 hrs 46 mins
5,189 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.5/5
How to Make Roux-Based Soup
14 videos | 1 hr 21 mins
5,465 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5
How to Make Starch-Based Thick Soup
17 videos | 1 hr 5 mins
5,314 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5

Seasoning

How to Brine
31 videos | 1 hr 55 mins
7,648 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5
How to Season w/ Salt
15 videos | 1 hr 35 mins
6,979 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
How to Use & Cook w/ Herbs
17 videos | 1 hr 25 mins
7,183 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.5/5
How to Marinate Foods
26 videos | 1 hr 17 mins
5,136 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5

Pasta

How to Select Pasta
18 videos | 1 hr 53 mins
8,919 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
How to Cook Pasta
21 videos | 2 hrs 51 mins
9,649 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5
How to Make Fresh Pasta | Laminated Pasta
25 videos | 3 hrs 47 mins
7,946 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5

Legumes

How to Cook Dried Legumes
17 videos | 1 hr 59 mins
5,232 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5

Rice & Grains

Rice Basics
5 videos | 1 hr 30 mins
8,056 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
Cooking Rice | Steaming & Boiling Methods
14 videos | 2 hrs 6 mins
6,712 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5
Cooking Rice | Pilaf Method
12 videos | 2 hrs 19 mins
5,466 students completed this lesson
★★★★ 4.4/5
How to Make Polenta
5 videos | 1 hr 38 mins
3,486 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5
The Risotto Method
10 videos | 2 hrs 54 mins
5,407 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
How to Vary Risotto
4 videos | 1 hr
3,814 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
How to Cook Grains
8 videos | 2 hrs 45 mins
5,420 students completed this lesson
★★★★ 4.5/5

How to Make Salad & Salad Dressing

Salad Greens | Selecting & Preparing
23 videos | 1 hr 50 mins
8,538 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
Salad Dressing & Vinaigrette Basics
23 videos | 1 hr 51 mins
8,111 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5

Breads, Doughs & Batters

Wheat & Gluten
13 videos | 2 hrs 5 mins
9,300 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5
How to Make Bread | Basics
17 videos | 3 hrs 52 mins
5,353 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5
How to Make Crepes
6 videos | 1 hr 50 mins
5,009 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5

Chocolate

Basics of Quality Chocolate
14 videos | 1 hr 43 mins
5,202 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.6/5

Plating

The Basics of Plating
21 videos | 2 hrs 18 mins
8,573 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5