Cooking Classes in Menlo Park


Cook Sweet and Savory Crepes with a Professional Chef

Cooking Class

Elham Shahmohammadi

Chef Elham teaches students how to make sweet and savory crepes, then sits with them as they enjoy their creations

$65

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Vegan Cooking Class for Two, or Raw Chocolate or Vegan Protein Class for One at Collard Gal (Up to 50% Off)

Collard Gal

Collard Gal

Learn to cook baked falafel and sun dried tomato pesto filled mushroom for dinner, or vegan brownie bites and chocolate mouse for dessert

$140 $79.25

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Three-Hour Cooking Class for Two or Four with Ryan Scott at Market & Rye (Up to 66% Off)

Market & Rye

Potrero

A former Top Chef America contestant teaches guests to cook during a three-hour lesson that includes a sit-down meal at the end

$500 $215

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Bread-Making Class for One or Two at Sour Flour (Up to 51% Off)

Sour Flour

Sour Flour

Learn to maintain wild yeast and incorporate it into recipes for sourdough pizza crust, rustic loaves, and flatbreads

$80 $39

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Six-Hour Barbecue-Grilling and Smoking Class for One or Two at Bay Area BBQ and Grilling School (Up to 56% Off)

Bay Area BBQ and Grilling School

Treasure Island

Students work with Weber gas grills and three different smokers to prepare buffalo wings, pork tenderloin, rib racks, brisket, and more

$170 $79

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Chocolate-Making Class for One or Two at Rachel Dunn Chocolates (47% Off)

Rachel Dunn Chocolates

Rachel Dunn Chocolates

Renowned chocolatier with 30 years of experience personally leads chocolate-making workshops that incorporate seasonal ingredients

$55 $29

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  • Casa Blanca Market
    Casablanca Market brings its collection of leather ottomans, hand-painted tables, Berber pillows, intricate mirrors, Moroccan tea glasses and tagines as they arrive stateside straight from the hands of Moroccan artisans, many of whom learned their skills as a family tradition. Hand-painted chairs and hand-woven carpets enliven rooms with vibrant colors and boast unique designs, unlike template rugs sewn by unimaginative robots. Shoppers can further their knowledge of Moroccan culture by attending the shop's cooking classes, which feature traditional recipes and ingredients. The market follows fair-trade practices to ensure artisans receive good compensation for their work and have their pay in hand before their goods ship overseas.
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    793 Castro St
    Mountain View, CA US
  • Les Petit Chefs Academy
    Les Petit Chefs Academy immerses kids ages 5–16 in the world of culinary art and promotes healthy eating habits through hands-on cooking classes. Each 60- to 90-minute class of 8–10 students tosses young noggins chewy nuggets of information about kitchen terminology and etiquette while filling hands with whisks, pans, and a deep respect for fire. In Kinder Chefs classes, 5- and 6-year-olds whip up healthy grub while honing motor skills. Instructors make basic table manners fun and begin to help solve mysteries of the food pyramid, such as why a tomato is a fruit rather than a vegetable or a juicy red fish. Junior Chefs classes for children of the 7- to 10-year-old persuasion chart a course through lessons designed to help students become more nutritionally savvy, and Senior Chefs helps the 11- to 16-year-old crowd learn to independently assemble entire meals.
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    70 Crown Court
    San Mateo, CA US
  • Cucina Bambini
    Many people learn better when they feel comfortable, which is why Cucina Bambini designed their workspace to resemble a family kitchen instead of a clinical wall of burners and ovens. Black-and-white tiles cover the walls behind rustic cabinets and ceramic spice vessels. Instructors work with ingredients atop a central island to share their passion for cooking with students of all ages. Children can learn about culture as well as cuisine in Around the World classes that focus on recipes for tandoori chicken or Chinese siu mai dumplings. Adults may mix fresh pasta dough and form fettuccine or ravioli by hand or learn how to prepare sushi rice and use it in fresh rolls or nigiri. During date-night classes, couples prepare a four-course dinner that they will eventually devour or smear across each other's faces.
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    1041 Lincoln Ave.
    San Jose, CA US
  • Sugar 'n Spice
    Both kids and adults can learn the art of cake decoration within the walls of Sugar 'n Spice. During classes, they fill bags with buttercream icing and pipe flowers, ruffles, and letters on the tops of cakes and cupcakes. Grown-ups can even learn to bake cakes and cake pops for upcoming birthdays, weddings, or mortgage closings. Those wanting to practice their skills at home can pick up the necessary accoutrements at the on-site shop.
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    2965 Junipero Serra Blvd
    Daly City, CA US
  • Cafe Colucci
    If you ask Cafe Colucci founder Fetlework Tefferi, the secret to Ethiopian cooking is in the spices. In fact, they're such an integral part of the cooking that the cafe's sister company, Brundo Ethiopian Spices, manages all of the cafe's imports and the kitchen staff of acclaimed Ethiopian chefs manages the onsite spice blending. With that dedication to quality, freshness, and authenticity, the result is a menu of explosively flavorful takes on Ethiopian food?with vegetarian and meat options?that ranges from fiery to mild. Most people learn something new on a visit to Cafe Colucci, too: the back of the menu lists a glossary of Ethiopian culinary terms and accessible Ethiopian cooking classes are available to the public.
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    1960 Mandela Parkway, Bay 6
    Oakland, CA US
  • Sour Flour dodo Chicago
    When pursuing a culinary degree at Le Cordon Bleu in Paris isn't going to fit into your schedule, there's Sour Flour, a school dedicated solely to the preparation of one of San Francisco's most iconic foods: sourdough. Held in the Mission at La Victoria Bakery, its workshops draw aspiring home bakers fascinated by the serendipitous product of the Bay Area's ambient yeasts. Of course, Sour Flour breads also pop up in baskets at dozens of S.F. restaurants, and can be bought at most markets. But there's nothing more fulfilling than learning to bake your own delicious flatbread, then taking a starter home as a nucleus for loaves of chewy sourdough and excellent pizzas, indefinitely.
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    2937 24th St
    San Francisco, CA US
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