Meet Our Instructors
Our instructors look forward to teaching you a new cooking technique! Check out these tidbits on each one.
Chef Randall Toenges
Chef Randall is a classically trained, certified executive chef with more than 20 years of professional culinary experience. His classes are designed to educate, engage, and ultimately expand your knowledge of cooking whether you are a beginner or looking to learn more advanced techniques. Chef Randall loves sharing his knowledge and passion for food with others. His repertoire at Square One includes informative demonstrations, food and wine presentations, and hands-on participation classes with feedback and guidance.
Libby is the owner of Libby’s Cupcakes, Etc. here in Fargo/Moorhead. She bakes up delicious (and gorgeous!) cupcakes for weddings, corporate events, parties and more. Her attention to detail and dedication to high quality and amazing tasting products is evident in every delightful cupcake she makes! She’ll be sharing her knowledge and tips through her cupcake decorating classes here!
She’s a food lover, culinary explorer and fantastic mum who’s happily married to her university sweetheart (he’s a completely amazing guy). She’s excited about finding ways to make seafood easy and approachable for home cooks and loves sharing her knowledge of seafood with others.
Bee moved from her native London England in 2004 to get married and start a life with John, a lifelong North Dakotan.
Missing the variety and accessibility of seafood she enjoyed in London, she and John started Off The Hook Seafood in 2013 and expanded their business with the opening of Deep Blue Seafood in the summer of 2016 becoming Fargo’s first and only seafood market and restaurant. They have an incredibly awesome daughter, Tabitha, who can be spotted running Deep Blue Seafood with Mom and Dad. You can find Deep Blue Seafood at www.dbseafood.com
After his education, Phil joined the US Antarctic Program, where he held positions at McMurdo and South Pole bases. His past positions include culinary manager for Concordia College and Sanford Health before joining the culinary team at Essentia Health.
With over 30+ years of cake decorating and baking experience, Marianne brings an extensive knowledge of decorating techniques and know-how to create stunning, edible works of art. In October of 2022 she started her own baking business, Tartan Rose Bakery and specializes in weddings, special events, gifting and everything delicious.