Local Services in San Rafael

$43 for $85 Worth of Computer Repair — Miracle Mile Computer Repair

Miracle Mile Computer Repair

San Anselmo

$85 $43

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Photography Fundamentals and/or Night Photography Workshop from Eric Gould Photography (Up to 57% Off)

Eric Gould Photography

Multiple Locations

$150 $69

Hands-on workshop introduces camera controls and artistic methods; evening classes work with sunsets, silhouettes, and dusk-lit images

$69 for an American Heart Association First-Aid, CPR, and AED Class ($140 Value)

Safety Training Seminars

Multiple Locations

$140 $69

Five-hour American Heart Association class teaches CPR, defibrillator use & basic first-aid techniques; certification is valid for two years

Financial Plan or Consultation with Financial Stress Test from Valley Oak Wealth Management (Up to 73% Off)

Valley Oak Wealth Management

Novato

$100 $29

Veteran financial planners help everyday people prepare for their future with portfolio stress tests and wealth management plans

$40 for $100 Worth of Video-Transfer Services at AMR Productions in Novato

AMR Productions

Novato

$100 $40

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Footage from VHS, VHS-C, MiniDV, or Hi8 Digital8 formats makes its way onto long-lasting DVDs

30-Minute Psychic Reading at Psychic Intuition (55% Off)

Novato Psychic

Novato

$85 $38

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$19 for a 30-Minute Photo Shoot Package with Prints and E-view CD from Portrait Scene ($218 Value)

Portrait Scene

Multiple Locations

$218 $19

Seasoned photographers capture individuals and families during on-location shoots

Two or Four 30-Minute or 60-Minute Private Violin Lessons at Vernon Music Studio (Up to 55% Off)

Vernon Music Studio

Richmond

$120 $55

A violinist who customizes lessons to students' needs, helping them to learn violin quickly and thoroughly

Portrait Package with Three-Image CD and Prints, Photo Cards, or Gallery Wrap at JCPenney Portraits (Up to 88% Off)

JCPenney Portraits

Multiple Locations

$119.96 $19.99

Professional photographers capture families, babies, and individuals with custom backgrounds, props, and poses for holiday portraits

Four Days of Boarding or Grooming for a Small, Medium, or Large Dog at Pets with Attitudes (Up to 64% Off)

Pets with Attitudes

Pinole

$165 $65

Pets boarded in a safe facility for overnight stays; expert groomers primp pups

$49 for $100 Worth of Custom Framing at Back to the Picture

Back To The Picture

SoMa

$100 $49

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Framing experts set artwork within custom frames complete with mats and glass

$5 Buys You a Coupon for 10% Off Session Fee & $50 Off Next Session With New Client Referral at Resplendent Photography

Resplendent Photography

The Haight

$50 $5

For $5, receive a coupon for photography deal

$22 for $40 Worth of Photo Printing — Le Boxy

Le Boxy

San Francisco

$40 $22

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In-Person Workshop for One or Two or Online Stock-Trading Class for One from Acorn Wealth Corporation

Acorn Wealth Corporation

Downtown

C$499 C$29

Stock-trading courses taught by a young CEO and master trader give students a grounding in trading platforms, markets, and basic strategy

$49 for Four Private Guitar Lessons with Free Lesson e-Book at American Guitar Academy ($129.95 Value)

American Guitar Academy

Multiple Locations

$129.95 $49

Under the tutelage of skilled instructors, prospective rock icons learn scales, chords, and soloing techniques during 30-minute lessons

$65 for a Two-Hour Couples-Massage Class at The Love Lab ($135 Value)

The Love Lab

Cow Hollow/ Marina

$135 $65

Partners learn the fundamentals of professional back, neck, and foot massages as they munch on gourmet refreshments

Vacuum or Sewing Machine Services at Sunset Sewing & Vacuum Center (Up to 51% Off). Five Options Available.

Sunset Sewing & Vacuum Center

Inner Sunset

$80 $40

Expert sewing and vacuum technicians clean up or repair hard-working household appliances

$45 for Career Interest and Academic Assessment with Planning Session at C2 Education ($215 Value)

C2 Education

Multiple Locations

$215 $45

After assessing career interest, personality, and academics, director creates academic program designed to address needs of K–12 students

$451 for $820 Toward 6-Weeks of Intensive Portuguese Language Classes at IBEC

IBEC - Instituto Brasil De Educação E Cultura

San Francisco

$820 $451

Pretend you're going to the 2014 World Cup in Brazil by learning Portuguese in this six-week course.

$79 for an Intro to Filmmaking Workshop at San Francisco School of Digital Filmmaking ($199 Value)

San Francisco School of Digital Filmmaking

SoMa

$199 $79

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The one-day intensive workshop covers the basics of filmmaking such as screenwriting, directing, producing, lighting, shooting, and editing

$20 for a 90-Minute Beginner, Intermediate, or Advanced Spanish Class at Enjoy Spanish ($60 Value)

Enjoy Spanish

San Francisco

$60 $20

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Experienced bilingual instructors teach group Spanish classes at six levels, taking students from basic present tense to fluency

Tarot-Card Reading, Aura Reading, or Both at Sf City Psychic (Up to 62% Off)

Sf City Psychic

Inner Sunset

$60 $24

A psychic with 25 years of experience gives insight into finance, romantic relationships, and more during intuitive readings

$165 for $300 Worth of Music Lessons — Lewis Violin Studio

Lewis Violin Studio

San Francisco

$300 $165

Learn how to play classical, fiddle, or jazz violin

One or Three Days of Dog Daycare or One or Three Nights of Dog Boarding at Citipets (Up to 53% Off)

Citipets

San Francisco

$40 $19

CPR- and First Aid-certified staff care for pets, who bunk down in communal sleeping rooms and play in a huge indoor-outdoor facility

Custom Framing at Paul Mahder Gallery (Up to 61% Off)

Paul Mahder Gallery

Presidio Heights

$125 $49

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Custom framers preserve a wide range of keepsakes and offer complementary onsite consultations

Two or Four 30-Minute Private Guitar, Bass, or Ukulele Lessons at Guitar Cities San Francisco (Up to 54% Off)

Guitar Cities

Downtown

$70 $33

Dexterous instrumentalists train aspiring players of all ages during low-key one-on-one lessons tailored to skill level or song choice

$79 for a One-Hour On-Location Photo Shoot with $125 Credit Toward Prints from Checkerbox Photography ($320 Value)

Checkerbox Photography

Multiple Locations

$320 $79

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Lifelong photographer makes sure his clients have fun as he renders their portraits at photogenic locations across the city

Piano or Guitar Lessons at Exploring Music (Up to 57% Off). Four Options Available.

Exploring Music

Inner Richmond

$70 $32

Talented instructors tailor lesson plans to each student's tastes and skill level during private or group music lessons

45-Minute Psychic Reading for Past, Present and Future from Psychic Isabella (45% Off)

Psychic Visions By Isabella

Multiple Locations

$100 $55

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Intro Mixology Cocktail-Making Class, Spirits Evolution Class, or Both at SF Mixology (Up to 75% Off)

SF Mixology

Multiple Locations

$199 $69

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A cocktail guru helms courses in a nightclub setting, teaching the history of cocktails and techniques for mixing and preparation

$59 for an Online Website Building Class from Express Website Course ($197 Value)

Express Website Course

Online Deal

$197 $59

Video course teaches students the ins and outs of creating a website and working with the WordPress platform

One or Two One-Hour Marketing Consultations at Grow Your Local Business Right (Up to 81% Off)

Grow Your Local Business Right

On Location

$500 $99

Susan Callender, an author and business expert, shows professionals at independently owned firms how to maximize their profits

120 Minutes of Speed Dating from MATCH-MAID (50% Off)

Match-maid

Redeem from Home

$100 $50

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$450 for a Three-Hour Photo-Booth Rental with Unlimited Prints from A Vanity Affair ($1,200 Value)

A Vanity Affair

On Location

$1,200 $450

Unlimited color or black-and-white snapshots reel out of the mobile photo booth set up by a friendly attendant

Mixology 101 Class for One or Two from San Francisco Bartending Academy (54% Off)

San Francisco Bartending Academy

Mission Bay

$195 $89

Students learn how different flavor notes complement each other while creating eight staple cocktails and tasting exotic cordials

$15 for $30 Worth of Academic-Tutor Services — First Rate Tutors

First Rate Tutors

Redeem from Home

$30 $15

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$30 for $60 Toward a 30 to 45 minute Psychic Reading including 3 Questions — Psychic Palace

Psychic Palace

Pacific Heights

$60 $30

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Boudoir or Family Photo Shoot from Dekker Photography (Up to 76% Off). In-Studio or On-Location Options Available.

Dekker Photography

San Francisco

$405 $99

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Photo shoots staged outdoors at local spots, such as Baker Beach or the Lyon Street Steps; boudoir shoots embrace ladies' sultry sides

$28 for $50 Worth of Pet Care — Le Chien Dog Sitting

Le Chien Dog Sitting

Redeem from Home

$50 $28

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$69 for $125 Worth of Pet Care — Outdoor Petcare Dog Walkers

Outdoor Petcare Dog Walkers

On Location

$125 $69

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$52 for $95 Worth of Computer Repair — East Bay Computer Repair

East Bay Computer Repair

On Location

$95 $52

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$499 for $998 Worth of Financial Consulting — Business Plan Network

Business Plan Network

Redeem from Home

$998 $499

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One-Hour Boudoir Photo Shoot with Optional Print and Digital Image at Celebrate Your Sexy (Up to 88% Off)

Celebrate Your Sexy

SoMa

$250 $29

Strut your stuff in four of your favorite outfits and turn one pose into a retouched 8"x12" print and digital image

$549 for $999 Worth of Beauty-School Classes — Womack Salon Academy

Womack Salon Academy

Excelsior

$999 $549

Join the cosmetology field, learn to specialize in haircuts for both men and women, invest your time, and develop a new skill

$203 for $495 Worth of Photography Classes — Lisa K. Cheney Photography

Lisa K. Cheney Photography

On Location

$495 $203

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$50 for $100 Worth of Life Coaching — Empowerment Coaching

Peijman Kouretchian

Redeem from Home

$100 $50

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4-Hour Photo-Booth Rental with Unlimited Prints and Onsite Attendant from Cortes Special Events - Photo Booth and Photography Services (45% Off)

Cortes Special Events - Photo Booth And Photography Services

Redeem from Home

$999 $549

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$29 for Three Months of 3D Guitar Lessons Online from iPerform 3D Online Guitar Lessons ($168.85 Value)

iPerform3D Online Guitar Lessons

Online Deal

$168.85 $29

Online lessons use 3D tech with video, tabs and backing tracks to let users follow along from any angle and create customizable lesson plans

$79 for a Professional Resumé and Cover Letter from StaResume ($228 Value)

StaResume

Online Deal

$228 $79

With a virtual customer service interface, professional writers help applicants with insightful resumé editing, design, and cover letter

$39 for a Microsoft Office Certification Career Advancement Bundle from IT University Online ($399 Value)

IT University Online

Online Deal

$399 $39

Exercises, multimedia aids, and exam simulators aid in Microsoft Office certification, strengthening resumés and enhancing marketability

$125 for a 45-Minute Boudoir Photo Shoot with Three Digital Images from San Francisco Boudoir Photography (50% Off)

San Francisco Boudoir Photography

On Location

$249 $125

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Up to 70% Off Video-to-DVD Conversion

Memories on Media

Online Deal

$99.90 $39.99

Video-duplication experts transfer video onto DVD, updating the medium and making its content more accessible

$69 for a Family, Newborn, or Engagement Photo-Shoot Package with Prints from YtyPhoto ($320 Value)

YtyPhoto

On Location

$320 $69

Passionate, experienced photographer captures candid, natural shots by making subjects feel at ease

$150 for $299 Worth of Marketing Consulting — Lense and Co

Lense And Co

Redeem from Home

$299 $150

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Four, Six, or Eight Hours of Arabic-Language Lessons from Arabic Language Service (Up to 51% Off)

Arabic Language Service

San Francisco

$200 $99

Experienced tutors can travel to pupils' homes for in-person Arabic lessons, video chat via Skype, or meet at a Starbucks coffee shop

$99 for a 45-Minute Boudoir Photo Shoot with Two Digital Images and Prints ($568 Value)

Alloria Winter Photography

SoMa

$568 $99

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45-minute photo shoot captures ethereal-looking boudoir poses; clients get access to designer accessories

Small or Medium Karaoke-Room Rental at Knet Karaoke (Up to 51% Off). Four Options Available.

Knet Karaoke

Inner Parkside

$19.50 $12

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Groups of friends croon tunes in small room, which holds between two and six people, or medium room, which holds between six and nine people

$75 for $150 Worth of Personal-Stylist Services — Jill Siefert - Personal Styling

Jill Siefert - Personal Styling

On Location

$150 $75

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$69 for $125 Worth of Life Coaching — Neil Aaron Life Coaching

Neil Aaron Life Coaching

Diamond Heights

$125 $69

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Digital Photography Basics for One or Two at Image Light Photography (Up to 54% Off)

Image Light Photography

On Location

$49 $24

Small classes cover how to use your DSLR to set up a shot, use the manual function, take advantage of the auto functions, and focus

First-Date Package with Group Matchmaker Meeting for One or Two from The Dating Ring (Up to 61% Off)

The Dating Ring

Multiple Locations

$45 $19

Hand-selected groups based on an initial matchmaker meeting meet for first-date drinks

Online Microsoft Excel Training Course or Business Finance Workshop from Startup Saturdays Online (Up to 93% Off)

Startup Saturdays Online

Online Deal

$499 $35

Video-based online courses give beginners an overview of Microsoft Excel or finance; access to Excel course material for up to one year

Two or Four Private Guitar, Bass, or Ukelele Lessons at Guitar San Francisco (Up to 51% Off)

Guitar San Francisco

Fidi

$76 $39

Instrumentalists train pupils of all ages during low-key one-on-one lessons tailored to skill level; students can pick a song to learn

Speed Dating or Singles Event for Two from The Society of Single Professionals (Up to 50% Off)

The Society of Single Professionals

On Location

$60 $30

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Dance parties, wine tastings, and mixers for single professionals in the Bay Area

One or Two Hours of Computer Repair from Computer Mobile Max (Up to 51% Off)

Computer Mobile Max

Redeem from Home

$79 $39

Computer technicians set up wireless networks, back up data, remove viruses, and run full diagnostics

$384 for $699 Worth of Financial Consulting — Freedom Credit Solutions

Freedom Credit Solutions

Redeem from Home

$699 $384

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Tarot Card, Chinese Fortune, or Full Aura Reading at SF Psychic (Up to 59% Off)

SF Psychic

Inner Richmond

$45 $22

Psychic practioners seek answers to life, love, or career in tarot cards, Chinese fortune-telling methods, or clients' electromagnetic auras

$99 for an IT Database Admin Online Training Bundle from Database Training Academy ($3,595 Value)

Database Training Academy

Online Deal

$3,595 $99

More than 150 hours of training in all areas of database technology ranging from SQL to Oracle

$59 for 1000 Full-Color Business Cards from Copynet (80% Off)

Copy Net

San Francisco

$295 $59

High-resolution, digital printing of your design on 100% recycled, 80-pound cover; same-day delivery

$494 for $899 Worth of Uplighting Rental for Events — Penguin Productions

Penguin Productions

Redeem from Home

$899 $494

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$12 for an Online Traffic-School Course from BESTtrafficschool.com ($21.95 Value)

BESTtrafficschool.com

Online Deal

$21.95 $12

DMV approved online traffic course helps resolve traffic citations; written by DMV-licensed instructors

CPR Training with Option for AED and First-Aid Training from Aikane Care (55% Off)

Aikane Care

On Location

$110 $49

Licensed instructors teach onsite safety classes

Two or Four 30-Minute In-Home Private Guitar Lessons with a RockStarter Materials Kit from University of Rock (51% Off)

University of Rock

Redeem from Home

$120 $59

Trained instructors tailor in-home guitar lessons so students build knowledge and improve their skills; RockStarter kit with music book

Three- or Four-Hour Photo-Booth Rental from Fototales Photo Booth (53% Off)

Fototales Photo Booth

On Location

$750 $349

Indoor-outdoor photo booth commemorates events with color and black-and-white photos

$79 for a 90-Minute On-Location Photo Shoot by Quotidian Photography ($220 Value)

Quotidian Photography

On Location

$220 $79

Expert photographer takes photos of you and yours during location photo shoot

$99 for an On-Location Pet Pawtrait Shoot with Prints from PawPawrazzi Pet Photography ($350 Value)

PawPawrazzi Pet Photography

On Location

$350 $99

Upon arrival, a photographer gets to know pets and their owners, before snapping 30–50 shots indoors or amid outdoor settings

$22 for $55 Worth of Singing Lessons — Lawley Lessons

Lawley Lessons

Redeem from Home

$55 $22

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45- or 75-Minute Boudoir or Portrait Session for One or 75-Minute Session for Two from DVpix.NET (Up to 66% Off)

DVpix.NET

Downtown

$100 $49

Photographer gives consultation, waits for styling, and directs clients through in-studio holiday, boudoir, engagement, or wedding sessions

$75 for $150 Worth of Storage-Space Rental — Island Park Storage

Island Park Storage

San Francisco

$150 $75

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At Bay West Ballroom, students learn how to tango alongside their identical twin, whether they were actually born with one or not. The studio's eastern wall of mirrors stretches for 60 feet, ensuring that students’ reflections are always visible as they spin on the sprung beech-wood floor. On the opposite side, windows admit sunlight and scenic views of the hills, creating an ethereal space where seasoned instructors demonstrate ballroom, Latin, and swing dance styles. Drawing from a diverse curriculum, these instructors cover a broad spectrum of disciplines that range from the cha-cha to the country two-step, encouraging practice in both the classroom and social settings. For example, lessons on popular salsa steps prepare pupils to spin at nightclubs, and wedding courses customize choreography to match a chosen song at elegant receptions.

Directors Mark and Andrea Nelson-Novak have both earned championship titles, and Andrea draws on a degree in biology to better inform her protégés on anatomy, movement, and the location of the body’s rhythm glands. The pair enlists other experts—including US Country and Swing Champion Tony Gutsch and Grand National Latin Finalists Dima and Olga Sukachov—to helm specialized and regular classes. The team also hosts holiday parties each year.

1133 Francisco Blvd E
San Rafael,
CA
US

After spending years as a salesman for top mattress lines, Steve Shore needed a new mattress himself. Rather than opt for a steep employee discount on one of the mattresses he sold, the enterprising Mr. Shore collected various natural materials and had them assembled into a mattress that met his exacting specifications: a comfy sleep cushion made with no potentially toxic components. The result was such an improvement over the big-name mattresses he sold that Mr. Shore and his son eventually decided to produce a line of organic mattresses based on the prototype, on which Mr. Shore slept soundly for more than a decade.

Now, the Shore men sell their mattresses under the Eco-Cloud name in The Natural Mattress Store. Made from high-quality steel coils topped with natural latex, Eco-Cloud mattresses resist accumulating allergens and nightmare blueprints and retain their shape and support for years. Organic wool and cotton covers help keep sleepers cool and snug in bed by deflecting body heat and wicking away moisture. Each Eco-Cloud mattress comes with a 12-year, nonprorated warranty. In addition to the Eco-Cloud line, The Natural Mattress Store carries more than 20 organic mattresses, as well as eco-friendly, solid wood bedroom furniture from Pacific Rim Woodworking, Bedworks of Maine, and Vermont Furniture Designs.

816 4th St
San Rafael,
CA
US

Over the past 25 years, Cheap Pete’s framers have honed their technique to a science, creating high-quality framing for any type of artwork, document, or object. Four Bay Area locations stock a huge selection of ready-made frames, including environmentally friendly options crafted from sustainably harvested pine or bamboo. Collage frames display a multitude of photos, showcasing favorite family memories or charting the development of a tiny infant into an adult-size infant. Customers can also create DIY frames with a large selection of framing tools and supplies.

Cheap Pete’s custom-framing services give customers the choice of more than 300 styles of mouldings, five types of glass, and a rainbow of mat colors. Shadowboxes display three-dimensional objects such as sports jerseys, matchbox cars, or exhibitionistic human beings. The shop also stretches canvases onto canvas bars, readying them to be hung at home or on the walls of a gallery.

221 3rd St
San Rafael,
CA
US

The staff members at Sylvan Learning's numerous study facilities understand that each child learns differently. Therefore, they don’t try to implement a uniform tutoring system; instead, they design custom lesson programs based on the results of standardized testing, diagnostic tools, and one-on-one interviews.

Tutors work with students from kindergarten through grade 12, illuminating topics ranging from basic reading and writing to remembering complex algebraic formulas without having them tattooed on your chest. Many of Sylvan’s instructors work in local schools, so they are intimately familiar with common curricula and understand how to gear lessons toward optimal results. After-school and summer classes can ready high-schoolers for the rigors of the ACT or the SAT, or they can help students to wow college-admissions officers with their superior essay-writing skills.

430 Las Gallinas Ave
San Rafael,
CA
US

Over the last decade, Lynne Klein has worked with hundreds of clients across the San Francisco Bay Area to create portrait art that entire families can cherish forever. A mother herself, Lynne falls back on her own life experiences to pluck fleeting moments from the passage of time and accentuates the importance of those moments with her photography. She often travels to picturesque sites to conduct on-location shoots, but her San Rafael boutique studio—complete with a skylight that brightens sessions with the sun's gleam and grins of on-looking spacemen—also drapes poses in a great deal of elegance. When the last bulb has flashed, Lynne turns the results into unique wall art, collages, canvas portraits, and more.

526 3rd St
San Rafael,
CA
US

Big Jim’s BBQ entrances diners with a menu of tempting contemporary and barbecue cuisine arranged by chef Jim Modesitt. Like the annual westward migration of wood-smoking grills, the sauce-slathered bill of fare unites gourmet California treats with rustic southern cooking traditions, pairing juicy pulled pork, chicken, ribs, and brisket with hearty risottos, traditional cornbreads and beans, assorted cheeses, and crostinis. As clients sup on the tasty bounty or enroll in courses to learn the dark arts of cookcraft from the kitchen’s professional chefs and caterers, rich flavors and aromas lavish the nose and palate with a sensory celebration of fine food.

454 Las Gallinas Ave
San Rafael,
CA
US