Cooking
School

Winter Park, FL

About this location.

Whether you’re looking to raise your culinary cred in a hands-on class or relax with a Wine & Dine Demonstration, our talented chefs are here to educate and inspire. Publix Aprons® cooking classes are a unique way to spend time together as a family or enjoy a special night out.

While our cooking schools are all about sharing new food experiences, we want our guests to feel comfortable while wining and dining with our expert chefs. For questions regarding specific COVID-19 and social distancing policies, please call us at (407) 622-2264.

We are conveniently located at Publix Super Market at Winter Park Village in Winter Park, Florida.

About our chefs.

Our experienced chefs are here to educate and inspire. Get to know the culinary experts who bring flavor and fun to our cooking school’s interactive learning environment. 

Rey De La Osa

Rey De La Osa

Resident Chef

Rey De La Osa loves cooking all cuisines but has a special place in his heart for traditional recipes. A South Florida native, Rey is inspired by the Latin flavors he grew up with and enjoys using them to create new and exciting dishes. He attended Johnson & Wales University and worked at The Four Seasons Hotel in Miami before coming to GreenWise Market in Boca Raton where he worked in the prepared foods department. As a teaching chef, Rey likes challenging his cooking students to think outside the plate and have fun in the kitchen.

Chris Holbrook

Chris Holbrook

Assistant Managing Chef

Chris Holbrook likes simple, hearty recipes with bold flavors that shine through. A North Florida native, Chris enjoys cooking with locally sourced seafood and fresh produce. He developed his skills cooking Caribbean, Creole, South American, and Catalan cuisines at several restaurants including the University Center Club in Tallahassee, Canyon Gate Country Club and Roy’s Hawaiian Fusion, both in Las Vegas, and Chenay Bay Beach Resort in St. Croix. In his cooking classes, Chris enjoys showing students how to improvise and experiment with substitutions.