Enjoy A Culinary Food Experience

Welcome to The Shy Kitchen LLC

“Find something you’re passionate about and keep tremendously interested in it.”
― Julia Child

These are words to live by in the kitchen, and in life really. Cooking instructor Mariah Isamah, or The Shy Chef wants to share her passion for food with the world and create a space for community by providing personal, fun, and expressive cooking classes for people ages 5 to 95.

The Shy Kitchen specializes in hands-on cooking classes to meet all of your cooking needs. We pride ourselves in providing unique experiences in the kitchen. So whether you are looking for individual classes, hosting a party, or planning a corporate event join us to create lasting memories.

Group Cooking Classes

Sample Class Menu

Brunch Favorites
  • Belgian Waffles with Berry Compote
  • Chorizo Frittata
  • Potato Hash
  • Fruity Mocktail
Kids’ Cooking: Passport Series
  • Chicken Tacos
  • Mango Salsa
  • Spanish Rice
  • Churros With Chocolate Sauce
Date Night
  • Roasted Tomato Crostini ​
  • Grilled Fish with Citrus Gremolata
  • Herb Roasted Potatoes
  • Nectarine Galette with Whipped Mascarpone

Book A Private Class

To book your next private class or corporate event, email us shykitchendc@gmail.com or use the form below.

The Kitchen LLC

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Open Hours

Mon: closed
Tue – Sun: 11:00 am – 9:00 pm


Washington, DC 20003