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Our Basics Cooking classes focus on techniques. Students will work in groups to gain hands-on experience, supplemented by an instructor demo. The class goal is to provide a fundamental knowledge of the subject. These classes can be taken as stand alone classes or as a series. Brief knife Skills included with lesson.What's on the Menu:Sauteed chicken...

$75
M.   Jan 12th, 6:45pm
All levels
(15)

Our Basics Cooking classes focus on techniques. Students will work in groups to gain hands-on experience, supplemented by an instructor demo. The class goal is to provide a fundamental knowledge of the subject. Brief knife Skills included.What's on the Menu:Fish in Papillote or Roasted/Baked white fish with gremolata sauceBraised Chicken Thighs with...

$75
T.   Jan 13th, 6:45pm
Beginner
(15)

Menu:Best foods, easy meals, equipment, dehydration, smoothiesMock Chick SaladCheeses (sunflower seed cheddar & feta)Sauces (Tahini Ginger & sunflower mayo)Blueberry ShortcakeOur weekly Healthy Gourmet Cooking Classes start with a quick overview of the benefits of plant-based & raw foods. Classes are presented in a lively and fun demonstration...

$25
Sa.   Jan 3rd, 12pm
All levels

In this 3 hour class, students will work in teams to master the basics of cooking with the goal of learning techniques - not memorizing recipes. Students will focus on knife skills, mis en place, sanitation and other fundamentals. Day 1: Knife Skills, Mise En Place, Soups, Par-boiling, SauteingSpicy Sweet Potato HashRed Pepper, Onion & Chorizo...

$550
Th.   Jan 8th - Jan 29th, 6:30pm
All levels
(24)

Learn how to use infuse the finest confections and chocolates with the best of local, fruits, nuts and herbs from our Santa Monica Farmers Market. This two-day series will cover a variety of caramels, dark chocolate and milk ganaches for enrobing. Students will make caramels, prepare ganache, temper chocolate and enrobe the ganaches to make bon bons.The...

$350
Sa.Su.   Jan 3rd - Jan 4th, 10am
All levels
(24)

Revel in the ooey gooey beauty of melted sugar bathed in cream and butter! You'll learn the basics of working with sugar- all without the use of a candy thermometer. You will make:Butterscotch Pots de CremeEnglish Butter ToffeeToffee Shortbread CookiesSalted Caramel Ganache with Devil's Food CupcakesOur classes are held in commercial kitchens, so please...

$85
M.   Jan 12th, 10am
All levels
(24)

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 Are you obsessed with caramel? Join us as we master the basics of making caramels, from killer sauce to the now ubiquitous fleur de sel variety.  You will also learn how to infuse your caramels with different flavors and add in some creative ingredients. Caramels: Buttery fleur de sel caramelsBeer and Pretzel caramelsNutty caramel candiesChocolate...

$125
F.   Jan 23rd, 10am
All levels
(24)

Mangia! Fresh pastas and handmade sauces are incomparable. We’ve paired up our favorite pasta recipes and lined up our saucepans for an Italian culinary adventure.You will use Lilly’s eggs from the Farmer's Market to create delicious pasta doughs, roll, cut and cook them perfectly al dente.Basic Pasta dough, Linguine with Fresh Tomato, Garlic and...

$85
W.   Feb 18th, 6:30pm
All levels
(24)

The most important skill before heading to the stove—it’ll change your life! Learn to slice and dice fruits and vegetables and use a sharp knife properly that is essential to good cooking.You’ll prepare your meals quicker by mastering knife basics such as mincing, dicing, slicing, shredding and more. You’ll also learn knife safety and handling...

$75
M.   Jan 5th, 6:45pm
All levels
(15)
Monday January 5 6:45pm - 9:15pm 1 Session $75
Tuesday February 3 6:45pm - 9:15pm 1 Session $75
Sunday March 1 5:30pm - 8pm 1 Session $75
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Start with a basic Yeast Dough, and create enough pastries to fill a morning bakery! We will mix, knead, roll and shape our way to the most delicious quick-rise yeast breads you've ever had. Basic Yeast Dough; Pearl Sugar Buns; Sticky Buns with Caramel Sauce; Cinnamon Buns with Vanilla Bean and Cream Cheese Glaze; Apple Rolls with Caramel-Pecan Sauce...

$95
M.   Mar 9th, 10am
All levels
(24)

This is a Prerequisite for Advanced Chocolate Classes including The Molded Chocolate Series and Bon Bon Series and any other advanced chocolate series. You will learn a brief history of chocolate as well as get a better understanding of the “bean to bar” process (chocolate tasting will be a requirement for this portion of class)! You will learn...

$95
Th.   Feb 5th, 10am
All levels
(24)

Our Basics class focuses on techniques. Students will work in groups to gain hands - on experience, supplemented by a chef demo. The class goal is to provide a fundamental knowledge of the subject.It is a 100% hands on class. No need to take notes during class, we email all the information the following day.What's on the Menu:Grilled Baja Fish Tacos...

$75
Sa.   Jan 24th, 6:30pm
Beginner
(15)

The sweetest looking cakes must taste as decadent as they look. Join us for two days of baking and decorating and learn the cleanest, most modern and charming decorating techniques. Day 1: You'll be baking a Devil's Food Cake and Classic Yellow Cake and making a Chocolate Ganache and Buttercream for your fillings and frostings. Basic cupcake decorating...

$175
M.T.   Jan 19th - Jan 20th, 10am
All levels
(24)

Authentic Indian food is easy once you bread down all spices and learn basic techniques! Come and learn about the cuisine's unique characteristics, history and cultural significance with Chef Senthil Krishnamurthy. Chicken Tikka Masala: Oven roasted chicken chunks in a creamy tomato sauceMutton Sukka: Delicacy of Chettinadu CuisineJeera Pulao:...

$95
Sa.   Mar 14th, 2pm
All levels
(24)

Stocks/Sauces/Poaching - Our Basics Cooking fundamental classes focus on fundamental techniques for all skill levels. Students will work in groups to gain hands-on experience, supplemented by an instructor demo. The class goal is to provide a fundamental knowledge and practice of the Classical Mother Sauces - five basic sauces, which are the starting...

$75
T.   Jan 6th, 6:45pm
All levels
(15)

Whether you are a vegetarian or simply enjoy Indian flavors, this culinary class is the perfect way to learn how to prepare healthy and delicious Indian food. Bring your sari and a dash of curry to create delicious Indian meals that will surely make your mouth water. In this class we open the door to just a few basics of Indian cooking techniques,...

$75
Sa.   Feb 7th, 6pm
All levels
(15)

Students will learn the why’s and how’s of cooking delicious meals with a healthy twist. You will learn some basic knife skills and eat an array of fresh, healthy food in 3-4 courses. Learn to stock your pantry to cook healthy, fast meals. It’s all in the flavoring. Yes it’s true! You will learn some basic knife skills and eat an array of fresh,...

$75
Sa.   Jan 3rd, 6:30pm
All levels
(15)

In this class, our Chef will teach you about blooming yeast, mixing doughs, proofing and baking breads to create fresh-baked breads that you and your family will savor.Handcrafted Artisan Bread Baking. There is nothing like the mouthwatering aroma of fresh baked bread wafting through the house. Bread is a delicious necessity with every meal. Once you...

$75
Su.   Jan 18th, 4pm
All levels
(15)

This introductory course on authentic Japanese cooking consists of 2 workshops. In each workshop, you'll learn about 2 different kinds of Japanese stocks using bonito flakes and dried kelp, knife skills, ingredients, seasonings and cooking techniques that are unique to Japanese cuisine. You'll learn about a different aspect of Japanese cuisine...

$75
Th.   Jan 22nd, 6:30pm
Beginner
(12)
Thursday January 22 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $75
Saturday March 7 11am - 2pm 1 Session $75
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Not just for Valentine’s Lovers. Don’t like waiting in line to have brunch? Then why not make it yourself, learn a new skill and eat all you can. This class teaches you the basic knife skills needed, how to use a variety of spices to mix with your recipes and to top it all off, we cheers to your health with a cocktail spritzer. Great combination...

$75
Su.   Feb 15th, 11am
All levels
(15)