Who we are

Who we are

Our goal is to make home cooking accessible, informative, and fun while supporting individuals and families in building healthy habits - at home, at work, and in our communities.

What we do

What we do

Our virtual classes stream live allowing instructors and participants to engage with one another from the comfort of your own kitchen. We also teach classes out of COCO Crafted for those local to Colorado Springs.

How we do it

How we do it

Practice makes permanent. Through a dynamic mixture of facilitation, hands-on skill building, and conveniently creative recipes, we provide a supportive space to build confidence in cooking skills.

“I'm not a chef. I'm a cook and a teacher.” - Julia Child

Meet Emilie

Emilie is a world traveler/Colorado homebody – While her passion for food and cooking evolved from her mother’s and grandmother’s kitchens early on, teaching has been her career. For the last ten years, Emilie has traveled the world working with Evert Tennis AcademyUS Army – Comprehensive Soldier + Family Fitness, US Air Force – Comprehensive Airman Fitness, and most recently in the corporate world.

Through her travels, and bottomless appetite for new culinary adventures, inspiration struck in the form of A Great Thyme, LLC. What was first an attempt to share all that she was tasting and learning has now become a space to support individuals and families in building helpful habits along with a place to share her passions for teaching, cooking, and writing. Emilie’s goal is to create conditions that make others successful while driving more intentional and impactful culture change – At home, in school, in the workplace, and in our communities.

Emilie has a Bachelors degree in Psychology + Nutrition Science from the University of Rochester, a Masters degree in Sport + Performance Psychology from Barry University, and holds instructor certifications from United States Military Academy at West Point, University of Pennsylvania, is a Registered Yoga Teacher (200-Level) with the Yoga Alliance, Certified Personal Trainer with the National Strength and Conditioning Association, and is currently enrolled in Cook Street School of Culinary Arts in Denver, CO.

When she isn’t teaching classes, she enjoys spending time with her husband and new baby, playing outside, and traveling whenever she can. She looks forward to meeting you in cooking class 🙂