There are a TON of delicious local restaurants right here in Lubbock that we love. And, who doesn’t enjoy going out to eat? However, when you want a delicious meal, wouldn’t be cool - for those who are interested - to be able to say, yeah, I made that. This guide is going to get you in the kitchen, sparking up that creativity + becoming the ULTIMATE chef you’ve always dreamed of being. What’s stopping you?! With Lubbock shops that provide the tools + classes you need, there’s no excuse! Download Towny (the FREE app making it easy to choose local), and get cooking!

  1. Acquire your kitchen supplies to cook up a yummy meal! Kitchenware from Whisk’d! Seriously, if there’s a meal you want to create, Whisk’d has the tools to help you make it with products that are both useful and cute. Not sure where to begin? Owner Diane Abbott is THERE to lend a hand. She loves her customers and and will go out of her way to make sure you get the perfect supplies. She’s amazing. You’re amazing. Go for it!

  2. Fire up the grill with the best in grilling + outdoor cooking supplies from Outdoor Chef where you can shop state-of-the-art grills, cooking accessories, sauces, and seasonings. If you’re a newbie to grilling or just wanna improve your skillzzz, you can also take grilling + smoking classes during the summer months. Before you get going on that fillet or rack of ribs, you want to make sure you have the best of the best in grilling tools! Not your thing? Send your bbq buddies along!

  3. Take a cooking class with Heart and Soul Cuisine to master some of the best recipes in town. Their classes are the perfect activity for a friends night out and can be geared toward any level of experience. Learn basic cooking principles or fancy gourmet techniques and blow away your friends + fam with your newfound chef skills. Chop, chop, people!

  4. The right wine can provide the perfect compliment to a delicious meal. If pairing wines with food isn’t your strong suit, or if you aren’t sure which wines to purchase, head over to The Wine Nest for fine wine tasting events. You’ll get to try a variety of local wines that fit your tastes. Shop for tasty wines to pair with YOUR next home-cooked meal!

Ready to get cooking? To build a robust Lubbock economy, support your neighbors, and get rewarded for doing so, download Towny today! It’s the free app making it easy to choose local. Get rewarded today!