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About Spoonfoolery

Spoonfoolery Creative Cooking & Baking is a cooking school for young people in Evanston's West End. Borne out of Owner and Executive Director Mamata Reddy's love for cooking and teaching others how to do it, especially young people, it's her way of sharing this life skill with anyone who wants to learn it! 

Food is love. Come learn how to love making it with us! 


Owner, Executive Director, and classically trained Pastry Chef, Mamata Reddy, a graduate of The French Pastry School in downtown Chicago, created Spoonfoolery after several years as an after-school culinary instructor at the Gary Comer Youth Center on Chicago's South Side. She employed a farm-to-table curriculum, teaching kids seasonal cooking, healthy eating, and from-scratch baking. She is now bringing this way of kitchen life to her current residence, Evanston, Ill. Spoonfoolery offers learning opportunities to kids ages 3 to 14 and special event space to all ages. 

Mamata lives in South Evanston with her husband, son and daughter, and a brood of furry creatures who have inspired a whole line of homemade pet snacks too!