La Cuisine offers a signature experience for the local community to share quality food, cooking skills, and kitchen product knowledge while at the same time building relationships around the table. When we bring those we love together, we have the opportunity to create memories, build strong bonds, and extend our love to others while we break bread, and share a meal around the table.
Stop in and say hello at:
2405 W. Main St., Ste 6
Bozeman, MT 59718
The vision for La Cuisine was forged during 2020, at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic when hearts were hurting as families were separated, work expectations and life challenges heightened and individuals struggled with isolationism as businesses shuttered, communities were locked down, and school, athletic, travel and social events halted. Upon reflection, we realized a blessing that has come for many during this time was a transformation and revitalization of a family mealtime around the dinner table, as well as an appreciation for the meals and social experiences with those we hold most dear - our friends and family.
The retail store features Montana made and local artisan products, offering a distinct product line that represents Montana values and creativity, in addition to quality European cookware and kitchen supplies. While a kitchen retail store is certainly the foundation, the opportunity to help our community learn and experience the art of cooking and entertaining is our broader goal. La Cuisine’s efforts to build community between small groups of individuals is also poised to build professional relationships and strengthen our small business community TOGETHER
Our mission is to provide families and homes with the culinary tools and skills to create delicious meals and cultivate memories in the kitchen and around the table, the heart of every home, while also building community across the Gallatin Valley.
La Cuisine is committed to giving back to the military families in the state of Montana and beyond. You will find in our calendar (invitation-only) events hosted specifically for our local reserve, active and retired military families. Your purchases help us achieve our quarterly goals to provide a respite event specifically intended to express our gratitude for their service. If you would like to nominate any families deserving of an invitation, please don't hesitate to contact us.
Owners, Tina and Brett Cusker are multi-generational Montanans, a retired (active duty) military family and a couple dedicated to the community of Bozeman and its future. Tina is a 30-year career educator with a passion for cooking and entertaining. With a slight shift from K-12 and Teacher Education, Tina is well suited for the role of owner/CEO of La Cuisine and (occasionally) serves as one of the course instructors. Growing up in a family of business owners & entrepreneurs, Tina worked retail through high school and college, and has been an integral part of the family operations, identifying closely with the financial challenges and work responsibilities of running a small business. Brett, a 25 year Air Force veteran is a strong supporter, confidante and leader when it comes to implementing store organizational structure and policies. Brett leads a local organization which is in partnership with the Department of Defense and our local research higher ed institution. Brett and Tina share two adult children and two fur babies.
PC: Samantha Lord, Lord & Co.