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Chez Boucher was opened in February 2003 by Ron Boucher, CEC, AAC.


Chez Boucher offers a true hands-on cooking experience in a series of classes designed for the novice or gourmet enthusiast.

We work to build your cooking confidence by teaching you proper technique and principles as well as proper preparation and presentation.


You take with you the confidence to create your own masterpieces in your home along with recipes and ideas from the classes you attend. 

We offer a wide range of classes including , three six-week French Cuisine classes, one-day cooking workshops, couples Couples Night Out cooking classes/dinners, Corporate Team Building Seminars, and Culinary Food and WIne Pairings!

So join us! Learn a new skill, cook with friends. learn about food and wine from 

around the world!

Oh, and did we forget to mention the we were voted BEST COOKING SCHOOL by NH Magazine three years in a row?


Our Team

Ron Boucher has thirty years experience as a highly successful restaurant owner on the seacoast of NH - but his true love is being a teacher.


A graduate of the Culinary Institute of America, Ron began his career and a chef and restaurateur on the gorgeous Seacoast of NH.


Over the last fourteen years Ron has owned and operated Chez Boucher Cooking school  - whose mission it is to train both the novice and more experienced cook in the fundamentals of cooking offering both professional training and recreational cooking classes. 


He is highly involved in his community -offering not only cooking classes  - but offering events and celebrations where people can be hands on in the kitchen as part of the celebration - turning a fun evening of eating into a special culinary learning experience.


His teaching also bring his students and patrons all over the Globe by providing food and wine excursions to both Italy and  France, with future excursions planned in Ireland and Scotland. During these excursions he conducts cooking classes featuring the foods and cooking styles of the region.


The culinary tours invigorate his passion of cooking, and brings inspiration to his teaching.


He has appeared on many local TV shows and in major regional publications.


He is currently on the faculty in the Hospitality Management Department at the Peter T. Paul School of Business and Economics at the University of NH.

Chef Ron Boucher
Chef Richelle Monroe

Richelle Munroe, “Chef Chelle,” grew up on the North Shore of Boston and now resides in the Seacoast area. Chef Chelle has over 30 years in the hospitality industry.


After getting a taste of the hustle and bustle of the banquet and restaurant kitchen at the Danversport Yacht Club; Richelle decided that this was her passion.


To give herself the best education in the field she attended the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park NY. She later continued at the CIA Greystone in California studying pastry arts and wines. She also holds a degree in Nutrition and Diet Technology and has studied herbal pharmacology.


Her professional experience includes running upscale restaurant kitchens, retail grocery and prepared food markets with specialty wines and chocolate and corporate dining at properties such as Fidelity Investments in Boston. When she is not in the kitchen Richelle enjoys soap making, nutritive and homeopathic gardening and raising chickens.

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