Mardi Burden, co-owner of
Cuisine Classique has been an
an avid cook since 1976 when she married Bob Burden.
She is a self-taught cook and has spent many happy
hours in kitchens all over Tucson. Mardi is formerly a
Chef at The Village Bakehouse and The French Twist Cafe
in Oro Valley. She is now devoting all her time to teaching and
“Sharing the Love” which is truly her passion!
Marci Phillips is a native Tucsonan who combines her love of
cooking and gardening in all of her classes and is an enthusiastic
member of our teaching team. She earned her Bachelors Degree in Secondary Education and has taught pre-school through graduate
school. Marci and her husband Gregg are Realtors at Long Realty.
Laurie Haskett, retired teacher and
husband Bob) of The Congenial Quail
Bed and Breakfast
in Tucson. Laurie shares her lifelong
love of cooking and
her teaching skills to present elegant
These wonderful meals have kept guest returning
The Congenial Quail year after year!
Denis Soderman, Denis is a graduate of the culinary program
of Johnson and Wales University, one of our country's
premier culinary schools. Denis is a chef but is presently using
his considerable skills as the cheese buyer for AJ's Fine Foods.
Be sure to stop in AJ's and say hi!