All Through The House’s class instructors enjoy sharing their knowledge of cooking with you in our comfortable kitchen. Each have their own style and specialties!
Carola Breckbill has long been a friend of All Through The House. With a background in nursing, Carola has always had a passion for food and cooking. After a transformative experience, Carola found the Whole Food Plant Based diet, a food plan that utilizes low fat, whole plants, grains and legumes to address health concerns such as weight management, nutrition and chronic illnesses. Now Carola has studied the benefits of this lifestyle for the past six years and has received her certificate in Whole Food Plant Based Nutrition from Cornell University. She spends countless hours developing recipes that are both delicious and nutritious. Join Carola in her classes as she passionately shares the “good news” and shows you how to prepare and enjoy plant based meal plans.
Susie Feest teaches up and coming chefs at Madison College’s Culinary Program in the Baking and Pastry Arts. Susie’s newest challenge is her own business called “Sweet Feest” where she creates cakes , desserts and treats for everyone! Susie teaches classes at Orange Tree Imports as well as All Through The House, and enjoys taking on private, in-home classes and parties for clients. Susie likes to have fun with food and offers classes that get her students involved!
Lily Kilfoy has started her own business, The Kids Chef, that specializes in teaching children to cook and the many benefits of developing kitchen skills for life. Educated in Madison College’s Culinary Program, Lily spent 5 years cooking and teaching classes at Willy Street Coop where she developed her love of teaching. Currently, in conjunction with the REAP group, she is teaching elementary and high school kids about healthy foods and cooking in schools to help develop those skills. With a passion for ethnic and regional cuisine, Lily also enjoys sharing her knowledge with her adult students. Lily insists on a farm-to-table approach, incorporating local and seasonal foods in her cooking. Lily also is available for in-home private parties.
Betsy Piper has been teaching at All Through The House for the last 17 years! Betsy cooked for The French House, a UW-Madison French-immersion dorm for 32 years and recently retired–they called her the Julia Child of UW! But she can’t get enough of cooking! Betsy’s specialty is cuisine from Europe, South America, North Africa and she loves to share a full meal experience with her students. Her easy style makes her classes a favorite with her students!
Neeta Saluja wants to share her native Indian cuisine with everyone! Neeta teaches classes all around the Madison area, getting the word out about how to prepare delicious Indian dishes with ease. Neeta authored a book on this very subject, Six Spices: A Simple Concept of Indian Cooking. Neeta’s easy-going classes are enjoyed by everyone, from those who love Indian food to the student who wants to learn some new flavors to the vegetarian who needs to ‘spice up’ their menus!
Paul Tseng teaches a variety of cooking classes around the Madison area–have stove, will cook! Having grown up in Taipei, Taiwan, his expertise in Asian cuisine could be attributed to his upbringing. But Paul’s cooking talents are hardly limited to Asian cuisine. His various cooking classes can be found at Willy Street Co-op, Wisconsin Cutlery, Orange Tree Imports and Madison College. Paul’s life was forever changed after taking a Cooking 101 course at Chicago’s Cooking and Hospitality Institute, and he hasn’t looked back! He has held every position in a variety of kitchens, from pantry cook to kitchen manager to chef. Today he is a busy instructor in demand who enjoys sharing his passions with his students. We are happy Paul has chosen to teach at All Through The House!
Andy Watson is a chef who has worked in some of the finest and most popular restaurants in the area. Now Andy finds himself happily growing the produce some of those same restaurants are serving! Owner of Sprouting Acres Farm in Cambridge, Andy raises crops for their farm’s CSA program and teaches us how to cook up fresh food easily and seasonally.
Tom Wolowik has been teaching at All Through the House for the past 15 years, and each class seems like it was the best one ever. Tom’s day job is cooking at Bistro 101 in Mt. Horeb, where he admits he has been able to add so much to his experience after 14 years at The Seafood Center. His spare time is spent as a dad to his two kids, as a fishing enthusiast, and as a foodie who loves cooking and wants to share what he learns with us.