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40th Year in Business - October

Wow, can you believe it! Cooks' Emporium has been in the Ames community for 40 years this October. Margaret Junkhan started Cooks' Emporium in 1979 when she saw a need to have a retail store for quality cookware in the community. She felt she had to travel to New York to get a good quiche pan!

During the month of October, we pay tribute to what Margaret started with we will have fun events, classes/demonstrations, food samples and product giveaways. Our schedule is posted below and also on our classes page!

We will have themed weeks with giveaways each week!

Week 1: Olivelle Week

Week 2: Cookware Week

Week 3: Baking Week

Week 4: Gadgets Week

Week 5: Cutlery Week

We will have a great VIP night for our Back of House loyalty members on Thursday, October 24th from 6-8pm. Can't wait to celebrate the whole month of October!! Thank you so much for making Cooks' Emporium your favorite destination!


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