Erin Boyle, Lead Recreational Class Chef Instructor – The Explorer
Erin Boyle has run the gamut of the culinary world across the country. After graduating from the prestigious Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York, she’s worked as a restaurant and hotel chef, personal chef, a dietary chef, a baker, sous chef and more. She’s been in the kitchens of several restaurants for their opening, including Restaurant Marche and Trillium in New York State. Locally, she’s worked for Rioja, Elway’s in the Ritz-Carlton and was Executive Sous Chef at Root Down. Chef Erin shows her skills in menu planning with Cook Street’s new and exciting classes and shares her passion for food, love of cooking and fun sense of humor with our home cooks in the recreational program. 

Adam Knowles, Recreational Class Chef Instructor – The A-Lister
Chef Adam Knowles brings five years of experience to the Cook Street kitchen. A graduate of the California School of Culinary Arts, Chef Adam has worked for some big names in the food business —from catering the Grammys for Wolfgang Puck, to working multiple stations in the many restaurants of Stefan Richter, to covering all stations in Tom Colicchio’s Craft L.A. Locally, he was the Executive Chef for Ivy at the Glenn, worked at Lola Coastal Mexican, and currently works for Denver-favorite Steuben’s. Chef Adam is known for his polite, professional attitude, patient teaching style and superb flavor profiles.