OUR STORY

urbanCHEF was founded by Chara Gafford in 2005 as a space where guests could come and learn to cook in small, fully hands-on classes and enjoy a sit-down meal they prepared. Our first location was in Houston's Third Ward, in the small building behind Chara's home. We have since grown and moved to our Greenway Plaza location feauturing two large kitchens with separate dining room and patio. We still maintain our hands-on format with 

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Chara Gafford

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President

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Barbara Suarez

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Chef Instructor

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Cody Anderson

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Chef Instructor

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Aurelius Pembroke

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Facility Manager