What You'll Do
Foodies and photogs unite in this farm-to-table dining experience with Calvin Rouse, a lead sous chef for Parties That Cook San Francisco and a San Francisco Chronicle-published photographer. Roll up your sleeves to prep a three-course meal as you get an insider’s look into eating local and the importance of sourcing foods from nearby farms. Before enjoying wine pairings and feasting on the fruits of your labor, you’ll pick up styling techniques for food photography and capture your meal on film.
Cook a 3-Course Meal and Sip on Wine Pairings
Learn about local, seasonal produce as you prep a communal meal and enjoy wine pairings
Food Photo Basics
Discover the techniques for expertly styling dishes and capturing stunning foodie images
The experience lasts two hours. Each event is capped at 8 participants; each event requires a minimum of 4 participants in order to take place.
Chef, Food Photographer
It takes a lot to make it as a cook in the culinary world, and it’s an even greater feat to find success as both a chef and a food photographer. Calvin Rouse is an example of one such talented foodie: he’s the lead sous chef for Parties That Cook San Francisco, has tested recipes for the San Francisco Chronicle, worked on the critically acclaimed cookbook, Bon Apetit Y'all by Virginia Wills, and styled food for both print and film. Through his company Everyday Chef, Calvin’s worked for greats like Alton Brown, volunteered at the Taste of the NFL, and has had his food featured in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire.
Where You'll Meet
The event will be held at an El Cerrito residence. The exact address will be shared after purchase.
When You'll Meet
The event takes place from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on the following dates:
- Saturday, March 1
- Saturday, March 22
- Saturday, April 12
- You must reserve your date here in advance of the event