As a proud small business located in Downtown Overland Park, The Culinary Center of Kansas City loves to work with other small artisans and businesses in the area. We feature one of the Local Makers of goods we carry in our Kitchen Shop each month.


In January, our Local Maker of the Month is
Chef Richard McPeake.


A graduate of the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, NY, Chef Richard McPeake was named 2016 Chef of the Year by The American Culinary Federation Greater Kansas City Chefs’ Association and 2016 Teacher of the Year by Kansas City Kansas Community College. Richard is author of 5 smoking and grilling books and owner of
Rib Stars Rub Me Tender BBQ Rubs, and he has instructed cooking classes at CCKC for more than 16 years.

Purchase Chef Richard McPeake's RibStar Rubs and his cookbooks online from our Kitchen Shop and have it shipped to you!
Click here.

The Culinary Center of Kansas City®

Located in Historic Downtown Overland Park 

7920 Santa Fe Drive, Overland Park, KS 66204

Phone: 913/341.4455

Fax: 913/341.5070


Kitchen Shop

Monday  9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Tuesday  9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Wednesday  9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Thursday  9 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Friday  9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Saturday  9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Sunday  Noon - 5 p.m.


We will close at 3 p.m. Christmas Eve and reopen at 9 a.m. Thursday, Dec 27.

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To consistently exceed client expectations and enrich our community by providing education and appreciation for the culinary arts through a variety of experiences including cooking classes, interactive culinary experiences and creative catered events, all of which are brilliantly conceived, precisely and joyously executed in an immaculate and comfortable environment.









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