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3 locations: Costa Mesa, Culver City, and Hot Springs
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1212

Thu, Feb. 23, 2017 @ 5:30 PM
FREE DEMO! Macarons: Italian Meringue Technique w/ Chef Colette Christian (Culver City)
 

Thursday, 02/23/2017
5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Free Demo featuring Chef Colette Christian
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 8777 Washington Blvd, Culver City, CA (MAP)


Enjoy a short and sweet demonstration of how these delicious treats are made; sample one and be inspired to sign up for our next macaron class!



At Surfas, we believe great cooking isn’t just about recipes; it’s about the techniques and essential ingredients. Come experience the difference. Please call 310-559-4770 ext. 238 with any questions.

What to expect…

  • Cooking class will be a hands-on experience with a trained Chef Instructor. Therefore we recommend comfortable, close-toe shoes and long hair pulled back.
  • Class prices vary based on technique and the menu.
  • Classes will vary in length, depending on content and will be listed in the description.
  • Classes are open to any skill level and for those 18 or older, unless noted in the description.
  • Classes are held in Surfas’ state of the art Test Kitchen.
  • Wine may be purchased by the glass or by the bottle at the Epicurean Center and brought into class in Orange County.
  • Wine may be purchase by the bottle and brought into class in Culver City.
  • A $10.00 corkage fee will be charged to each non-Surfas bottle.
  • Customers will receive a special discount of 10% off small wares and 5% off food purchases.
  • Recipes will be provided and a generous tasting of each dish will be enjoyed.

Return Policy and Cancelation Policy…

  • Surfas will offer a full refund to original tender 48 hours prior to the event.
  • Less than 48 hours will be refunded as a cooking class credit minus a 20% cancelation fee.
  • Cooking class credits may be used towards a future class and do not expire.
  • No refunds of any kind will be issued on the day of or after the day of the original class.

$0.00

Colette Christian

Culver City

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1199

Fri, Feb. 24, 2017 @ 5:30 PM
Oscar Night Bites!!!! (Costa Mesa) on sale 60.00
 


Friday 2/24/2017
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
$65.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)
 

Join Surfas as we share some of our favorite Oscar Party foods. Have your friends over and celebrate with fancy small bites and pretend like your partying at the Oscars. In this class we will learn how to fancy up mac and cheese by adding delicious hints of truffle that will make your mouth water. Learn how to take a traditional party snack like charcuterie and make it unique by making a kabob out of it. We will be learning how to make a amazing Crostini that will leave any guest wanting more. To top it all off we will be making a drink that is fit for the stars.

*We will be drinking champagne in this class so you must be 21 or over*

Join us for a generous tasting of:

Ahi Tuna Mini Tostadas

Steak Crostini

Charcuterie Kebabs

Mini Truffle Mac and Cheese

Oscar Buzz Bellini



At Surfas, we believe great cooking isn’t just about recipes; it’s about the techniques and essential ingredients. Come experience the difference. Please call 714-453-COOK(2665) with any questions.

What to expect:

  • Cooking class will be a hands-on experience with a trained Chef Instructor. Therefore we recommend comfortable, close-toe shoes and  long hair pulled back.
  • Class prices vary based on technique and the menu.
  • Classes will vary in length, depending on content and will be listed in the description.
  • Classes are open to any skill level and for those 18 or older, unless noted in the description.
  • Classes are held in Surfas’ state of the art Test Kitchen.
  • Wine may be purchased by the glass or by the bottle at the Epicurean Center and brought into class in Orange County.
  • Wine may be purchase by the bottle and brought into class in Culver City.
  • Customers will receive a special discount of 10% off small wares and 5% off food purchases.
  • Recipes will be provided and a generous tasting of each dish will be enjoyed.

Return Policy and Cancelation Policy:

  • Surfas will offer a full refund to original tender 48 hours prior to event.
  • Less than 48 hours will be refunded as store credit minus a 20% cancelation fee.
  • Store credits may be used at any location or towards a future cooking class.

$60.00

Chef Alexa Mata

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1136

Fri, Feb. 24, 2017 @ 6:30 PM
Taste of India (Culver City)
 

Friday, 2/24/17
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
$65.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 8777 Washington Blvd, Culver City, CA (MAP)

     Enjoy a taste of India right in your own home.  Our Chef Instructor will walk you through traditional flavors, temperatures, and textures that make Indian cuisine so delicious.  You will also learn how to make chutney, marinate and grill moist chicken, create a traditional Indian dessert, and make crispy naan flat bread.  Join us for a tasty tour of India, using authentic ingredients and spices, for a meal your friends and family will love. 

Enjoy a generous sample of:

  • Pakoras with Tamarind Chutney (Crispy Chickpea and Vegetable Fritters) 
  • Chicken Tikka Masala (Grilled Chicken Marinated in Yogurt and Spices)
  • Naan (Baked Flat Bread)
  • Kheer (Indian pudding)

At Surfas, we believe great cooking isn’t just about recipes; it’s about the techniques and essential ingredients. Come experience the difference. Please call 310-559-4770 x 238 with any questions.

What to expect:

  • Cooking class will be a hands-on experience with a trained Chef Instructor. Therefore we recommend comfortable, close-toe shoes and long hair pulled back.
  • Class prices vary based on technique and the menu.
  • Classes will vary in length, depending on content and will be listed in the description.
  • Classes are open to any skill level and for those 18 or older, unless noted in the description.
  • Classes are held in Surfas’ state of the art Test Kitchen.
  • Wine may be purchased by the glass or by the bottle at the Epicurean Center and brought into class in Orange County.
  • Wine may be purchase by the bottle and brought into class in Culver City.
  • A $10.00 corkage fee will be charged to each non-Surfas bottle.
  • Customers will receive a special discount of 10% off small wares and 5% off food purchases.
  • Recipes will be provided and a generous tasting of each dish will be enjoyed.

Return Policy and Cancelation Policy:

  • Surfas will offer a full refund to original tender 48 hours prior to the event.
  • Less than 48 hours will be refunded as a cooking class credit minus a 20% cancelation fee.
  • Cooking class credits may be used towards a future class and do not expire.
  • No refunds of any kind will be issued on the day of or after the day of the original class.

$65.00

Chef Rubina Khan

Culver City

Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1170

Sat, Feb. 25, 2017 @ 12:00 PM
Vienoisserie (Laminated Doughs) (Costa Mesa)
 

Saturday, 2/25/17
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
$100.00 (two day class)
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

Join us for an intensive two days of making laminated doughs and eating treats. In this class Chef Rolon will share his many secrets to all the wonderful things you can make once you learn these simple recipes of laminated doughs. We will be talking about different fillings for croissants and danishes along with different toppings and fillings for brioche.


Make and Taste:
Callah Bread
Brioche
Various Danishes
Croissants


At Surfas, we believe great cooking isn’t just about recipes; it’s about the techniques and essential ingredients. Come experience the difference. Please call 714-453-COOK(2665) with any questions.

What to expect:

  • Cooking class will be a hands-on experience with a trained Chef Instructor. Therefore we recommend comfortable, close-toe shoes and long hair pulled back.
  • Class prices vary based on technique and the menu.
  • Classes will vary in length, depending on content and will be listed in the description.
  • Classes are open to any skill level and for those 18 or older, unless noted in the description.
  • Classes are held in Surfas’ state of the art Test Kitchen.
  • Wine may be purchased by the glass or by the bottle at the Epicurean Center and brought into class in Orange County.
  • Wine may be purchase by the bottle and brought into class in Culver City
  • A $10.00 corkage fee will be charged to each non-Surfas bottle.
  • Customers will receive a special discount of 10% off small wares and 5% off food purchases.
  • Recipes will be provided and a generous tasting of each dish will be enjoyed.

Return Policy and Cancelation Policy:

  • Surfas will offer a full refund to original tender 48 hours prior to the event.
  • Less than 48 hours will be refunded as a cooking class credit minus a 20% cancelation fee.
  • Cooking class credits may be used towards a future class and do not expire.
  • No refunds of any kind will be issued on the day of or after the day of the original class.

$100.00

Chef Mike Rolon

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1190

Sun, Feb. 26, 2017 @ 12:00 PM
Advanced Artisan Bread and Pizza class for home Bakers (Culver City)
 

Advanced Artisan Bread and Pizza class for home Bakers

Sunday 2/26/2017

12:00pm-3:00pm

Hands-On Cooking Class

125.00


As a follow-up to his standing-room-only Pizza 101 Demo and sold out Advanced Pizza Class in 2016, Pizzaiolo Noel Brohner is preparing another in-depth, four hour Advanced Artisan Pizza Class for Home Bakers with limited enrollment so that attendees can have more personal instruction and hands-on experience. Noel will provide deeper insight into the process of crafting a variety of artisan pizza and bread doughs which anyone can prepare in a home kitchen. 

Noel will traverse a variety of pressing topics including how to work with sourdough; how to prepare other traditional pre-ferments including biga, poolish and pate fermentee; how to work with 100% whole wheat bread and pizzas; how baker's math works and, as always, how mastering it can help you to nail your times and temps and fine tune your recipes; and, finally, we'll spend more time than ever practicing hand techniques like folding, pre-shaping, balling and opening dough balls.  

Create and Taste:
    •    Neapolitan Style Pizza
    •    New York Style Pizza
    •    Pan Pizza
    •    Roman Pizza/Flatbread

At Surfas, we believe great cooking isnt just about recipes; its about the techniques and essential ingredients. Come experience the difference. Please call 714-453-COOK( 2665) with any questions.

What to expect

  • Cooking class with be hands-on experience with a trained Chef Instructor. Therefore we recommend comfortable, close-toe shoes and long hair pulled back.
  • Class prices vary based on technique and the menu.
  • Classes will vary in length, depending on content and will be listed in the description.
  • Classes are open to any skill level and for those 18 or older, unless noted in description.
  • Classes are held in Surfas' state of the art Test Kitchen.
  • Wine may be purchased by the glass or by the bottle at the epicurean Center and brought into class in Orange County.
  • Wine may be purchased by the bottle and brought into class in Culver City.
  • A $ 10.00 corkage fee will be charged to each non-Surfas bottle.
  • Customers will receive a special discount of 10% off small wares and 5 % off food purchases.
  • Recipes will be provided and a generous tasting of each dish will be enjoyed.  



Return Policy and Cancelation Policy

Surfas will offer a full refund to original tender 48 hours prior to event. 
Less than 48 hours will be refunded as store credit minus a 20% cancelation fee.

Store credits may be used at any location or towards a future cooking class.

$125.00

Noel Brohner

Culver City

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1170

Sun, Feb. 26, 2017 @ 12:00 PM
Vienoisserie (Laminated Doughs) (Costa Mesa)
 

Sunday, 2/26/17
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
$100.00 (two day class)
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

Join us for an intensive two days of making laminated doughs and eating treats. In this class Chef Rolon will share his many secrets to all the wonderful things you can make once you learn these simple recipes of laminated doughs. We will be talking about different fillings for croissants and danishes along with different toppings and fillings for brioche.


Make and Taste:
Callah Bread
Brioche
Various Danishes
Croissants


At Surfas, we believe great cooking isn’t just about recipes; it’s about the techniques and essential ingredients. Come experience the difference. Please call 714-453-COOK(2665) with any questions.

What to expect:

  • Cooking class will be a hands-on experience with a trained Chef Instructor. Therefore we recommend comfortable, close-toe shoes and long hair pulled back.
  • Class prices vary based on technique and the menu.
  • Classes will vary in length, depending on content and will be listed in the description.
  • Classes are open to any skill level and for those 18 or older, unless noted in the description.
  • Classes are held in Surfas’ state of the art Test Kitchen.
  • Wine may be purchased by the glass or by the bottle at the Epicurean Center and brought into class in Orange County.
  • Wine may be purchase by the bottle and brought into class in Culver City
  • A $10.00 corkage fee will be charged to each non-Surfas bottle.
  • Customers will receive a special discount of 10% off small wares and 5% off food purchases.
  • Recipes will be provided and a generous tasting of each dish will be enjoyed.

Return Policy and Cancelation Policy:

  • Surfas will offer a full refund to original tender 48 hours prior to the event.
  • Less than 48 hours will be refunded as a cooking class credit minus a 20% cancelation fee.
  • Cooking class credits may be used towards a future class and do not expire.
  • No refunds of any kind will be issued on the day of or after the day of the original class.

$100.00

Chef Mike Rolon

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1174

Tue, Feb. 28, 2017 @ 5:30 PM
Kitchen Basics 3 Day Cooking Series (Costa Mesa) New Class!
 

Kitchen Basics a 3-Week Cooking Series
Tuesdays, 2/21, 2/28, & 3/7/2017
5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
3-Week Hands-On Cooking Course
$200.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

Join Surfas as we start our first kitchen basics series, written and run by our Chefs here in OC. In this series we are going to over the basics. We will start with learning definitions and vocabulary and then on to the most important skill to have in the kitchen, knife skills. We will be working on the science of emulsification, mastering egg cooking, traditional stock making process including roasting the bones, simmering to develop flavor, skimming, straining and proper storage. We will also be introducing you to the Mother Sauces and their many offspring. This will be a very hands-on series and questions are welcomed and encouraged. Skip culinary school, let Surfas guide you to becoming a real cook! Please bring a note book to take notes with and an open mind for learning. We can't wait to see you here in the kitchen!


*Each student will be given an apron to take home and wear each week.

Week 1 – Knife Skills, Stocks, Vocabulary and Emulsification
Asian Slaw
Sesame Vinaigrette
Pommes Frites with Spicy Aioli
Classic Chicken Stock
Classic Vegetable Stock
Minestrone Soup

Week 2 – Egg Cooking, Mother Sauces, Perfecting Vegetable Cooking
Eggs Benedict (Poached Eggs, Hollandaise Sauce)
French Omelette
Chicken Pot Pie using Veloute Sauce
Roasted Carrots with a Maple Glaze
Whole Roasted Spiced Cauliflower with a Mornay Sauce


Week 3 –Protein Cooking and Fabrication 
Fabricate a Whole Chicken
Coq Au Vin
Butterfly, Stuff and Truss a Pork Loin
Cherry Stuffed Pork Loin with a Herb Compound Butter
Braising to Perfection Pot Roast
Brown Gravy


About Your Chef:
Chef Maggie Mullen has over 15 years of culinary experience; classically trained with an emphases on Specialty Foods. She graduated in 2005 from the California Culinary Institute. She has run many kitchens from casual to fine dining. She recently graduated from a Master Food Preservation program and is an expert in food safety. Chef Maggie is fun and out-going, very knowledgeable and approachable, and would love to teach you to develop the skills it takes to become more comfortable in the kitchen.


At Surfas, we believe great cooking isn’t just about recipes; it’s about the techniques and essential ingredients. Come experience the difference. Please call 714-453-COOK(2665) with any questions.

What to expect:

  • Cooking class will be a hands-on experience with a trained Chef Instructor. Therefore we recommend comfortable, close-toe shoes and long hair pulled back.
  • Class prices vary based on technique and the menu.
  • Classes will vary in length, depending on content and will be listed in the description.
  • Classes are open to any skill level and for those 18 or older, unless noted in the description.
  • Classes are held in Surfas’ state of the art Test Kitchen.
  • Wine may be purchased by the glass or by the bottle at the Epicurean Center and brought into class in Orange County.
  • Wine may be purchase by the bottle and brought into class in Culver City
  • A $10.00 corkage fee will be charged to each non-Surfas bottle.
  • Customers will receive a special discount of 10% off small wares and 5% off food purchases.
  • Recipes will be provided and a generous tasting of each dish will be enjoyed.

Return Policy and Cancellation Policy:

  • Surfas will offer a full refund to original tender 48 hours prior to event.
  • Less than 48 hours will be refunded as store credit minus a 20% cancellation fee.
  • Store credits may be used at any location or towards a future cooking class.

$200.00

Chef Maggie Mullen

Costa Mesa

Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1198

Fri, Mar. 3, 2017 @ 5:30 PM
Family Dinners: Chinese Take Out at Home, Whole Families Welcome (Culver City)
 

Friday, 3/03/17
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
$69.00

Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 8777 Washington Blvd, Culver City, CA (MAP)

Join Surfas as we show you and the family how to create some amazing Asian inspired dishes that will make you feel like you are somewhere far, far away. We will be learning how to re-create signatures from you and your kids' favorite Chinese restaurant, and teach you how to make these dishes more approachable at home. In class we will be working with and learning about fun ingredients. As a special treat, we will be ending the class with sticky coconut rice pudding. 


Menu;

Egg rolls (chicken and vegetables)

Ginger soy Glaze sauce

Crunchy coconut shrimp

Chicken Manchurian

Egg fried rice

Coconut pudding

  • At Surfas, we believe great cooking isn’t just about recipes; it’s about the techniques and essential ingredients. Come experience the difference. Please call 310-559-4770 x 238 with any questions.

What to expect:

  • Cooking class will be a hands-on experience with a trained Chef Instructor. Therefore we recommend comfortable, close-toe shoes and long hair pulled back.
  • Class prices vary based on technique and the menu.
  • Classes will vary in length, depending on content and will be listed in the description.
  • Classes are open to any skill level and for those 18 or older, unless noted in the description.
  • Classes are held in Surfas’ state of the art Test Kitchen.
  • Wine may be purchased by the glass or by the bottle at the Epicurean Center and brought into class in Orange County.
  • Wine may be purchase by the bottle and brought into class in Culver City.
  • A $10.00 corkage fee will be charged to each non-Surfas bottle.
  • Customers will receive a special discount of 10% off small wares and 5% off food purchases.
  • Recipes will be provided and a generous tasting of each dish will be enjoyed.

Return Policy and Cancelation Policy:

  • Surfas will offer a full refund to original tender 48 hours prior to the event.
  • Less than 48 hours will be refunded as a cooking class credit minus a 20% cancelation fee.
  • Cooking class credits may be used towards a future class and do not expire.
  • No refunds of any kind will be issued on the day of or after the day of the original class

 

 

 

$69.00

Chef Rubina Khan

Culver City

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1202

Fri, Mar. 3, 2017 @ 5:30 PM
Fancy Bar Food (Costa Mesa)
 


Friday, 3/3/2017
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
$65.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

Join Surfas as we celebrate fun delicious foods served in casual environments, all over the United States bar food has been elevated to a new level so lets celebrate. We will learn how to perfectly braise short ribs and make a wonderful unusual taco with a mouth watering orange glaze. Make a sliders that's far from your regular burger slider, we will be making frizzled onions and a home-made wasabi aioli Lets make Poutine from Scratch cheese curds and all, we will learn how to make perfectly crispy fries and a wonderful brown gravy and most importantly we will learn how to make cheese curds. We can also briefly go over how to turn those curds into a lovely snack all on its own, fried cheese curds are amazing.

Join us for a generous tasting of:
Short Rib Tacos with Micro Greens, an Orange Glaze and Home-made Corn Tortillas
Sesame Crusted Tuna Sliders with Wasabi Aioli
Poutine Made from Scratch (French Fries with Brown Gravy, Lardons and Cheese Curds)

At Surfas, we believe great cooking isn’t just about recipes; it’s about the techniques and essential ingredients. Come experience the difference. Please call 714-453-COOK(2665) with any questions.

What to expect:

  • Cooking class will be a hands-on experience with a trained Chef Instructor. Therefore we recommend comfortable, close-toe shoes and  long hair pulled back.
  • Class prices vary based on technique and the menu.
  • Classes will vary in length, depending on content and will be listed in the description.
  • Classes are open to any skill level and for those 18 or older, unless noted in the description.
  • Classes are held in Surfas’ state of the art Test Kitchen.
  • Wine may be purchased by the glass or by the bottle at the Epicurean Center and brought into class in Orange County.
  • Wine may be purchase by the bottle and brought into class in Culver City.
  • Customers will receive a special discount of 10% off small wares and 5% off food purchases.
  • Recipes will be provided and a generous tasting of each dish will be enjoyed.

Return Policy and Cancelation Policy:

  • Surfas will offer a full refund to original tender 48 hours prior to event.
  • Less than 48 hours will be refunded as store credit minus a 20% cancelation fee.
  • Store credits may be used at any location or towards a future cooking class.

$65.00

Chef Maggie Mullen

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1204

Sat, Mar. 4, 2017 @ 12:00 PM
FREE GUEST CHEF DEMO! Gluten and Dairy Free Treats and Teas with Bridget Reilly (Culver City)
 

Saturday, March 4th, 2017, 12:00pm-1:00pm

Please Join Surfas Culver City as we welcome Bridget Reilly, the Owner and brains behind Royal Tea Treatery.

Bridget will share how she makes amazing sinful treats while being dairy free and gluten free! These treats are so good you will never know they are without dairy or gluten. Bridget is very educated on this subject, and knows from personal experience how important it is to make yummy treats that fit your dietary needs. Bridget has a very fun and loving personality, and would love to share her passion and love for baking with you! Bridget will also have a very knowledgeable tea specialist with her to pair her treats with the perfect cup of tea. *Please rsvp to attend, seating is first come, first serve. 

Bridget Reilly

Owner, The Royal Tea and Treatery

The Royal Tea and Treatery

April 2014 – Present (2 years 10 months)2950 Grace Lane, Costa Mesa, CA 92626

All things Gluten and Dairy Free

Winner, Best Pineapple Upside Down Cake, 2016, Orange Coast Magazine

The Royal Tea and Treatery

February 2016 – February 2016 (1 month)Orange Coast Magazine

The Royal Tea and Treatery received the "Best of the Week" award for Best Pineapple Upside Down Cake in the Orange Coast Magazine online edition February 10th, 2016
"Best of 2016" award for Pineapple Upside Down Cake in Orange Coast Magazine 2016 edition

 

http://royalteatreatery.com/specialty-food-store/

$0.00

Chef Rubina Khan

Culver City

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1171

Sat, Mar. 4, 2017 @ 3:00 PM
Jam Workshop (Costa Mesa)
 

Jam Workshop

Saturday, 3/4/17
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM (this is a two hour workshop)
Hands-On Cooking Class
$55.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa
(map)

Join Chef Maggie who is a trained master preserver while she shares her secrets on how to make different kinds of jams and sweet things that come in a jar. We will be learning about Pomona Pectin which is a form of pectin that allows us to use less sugar and even honey as a sweetener. We will be learning when to use certain kinds of pectin and when we can use a long boil method. Each student will be taking home a jar of each product that we make so we can enjoy at home, we will also learn proper ways to store and how long safely we should save a product. This is will be a fun one don't miss out on the fun!!!

* This is a 2 Hour Workshop*

Make and Take:
Watermelon Jelly
Low Sugar Strawberry Cranberry Jam
Honey Sweetened Strawberry Rhubarb Jam
Onion Marmalade

At Surfas, we believe great cooking isn’t just about recipes; it’s about the techniques and essential ingredients. Come experience the difference. Please call 714-453-COOK(2665) with any questions.

What to expect…

  • Cooking class will be a hands-on experience with a trained Chef Instructor. Therefore we recommend comfortable, close-toe shoes and long hair pulled back.
  • Class prices vary based on technique and the menu.
  • Classes will vary in length, depending on content and will be listed in the description.
  • Classes are open to any skill level and for those 18 or older, unless noted in the description.
  • Classes are held in Surfas’ state of the art Test Kitchen.
  • Wine may be purchased by the glass or by the bottle at the Epicurean Center and brought into class in Orange County.
  • Wine may be purchase by the bottle and brought into class in Culver City.
  • A $10.00 corkage fee will be charged to each non-Surfas bottle.
  • Customers will receive a special discount of 10% off small wares and 5% off food purchases.
  • Recipes will be provided and a generous tasting of each dish will be enjoyed.

Return Policy and Cancelation Policy…

  • Surfas will offer a full refund to original tender 48 hours prior to the event.
  • Less than 48 hours will be refunded as a cooking class credit minus a 20% cancelation fee.
  • Cooking class credits may be used towards a future class and do not expire.
  • No refunds of any kind will be issued on the day of or after the day of the original class.

$55.00

Chef Maggie Mullen

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1205

Sun, Mar. 5, 2017 @ 12:00 PM
Laminated Doughs and Danish Pastries (Culver City)
 

Sunday 3/05/2017

12:00pm-3:00pm

Hands-On Cooking Class

$75.00


In this class, learn how to mix, laminate, shape, proof and bake delectable Danish pastries. Master the technique behind creating gorgeous laminated doughs, and use it to make Bear Claws, Cheese Pockets and Fruit Filled Frames! Classic Danish pastry garnishes such as Nappage and Flat Icing will also be covered.




 

At Surfas, we believe great cooking isn’t just about recipes; it’s about the techniques and essential ingredients. Come experience the difference. Please call 310-559-4770 ext. 238 with any questions.

What to expect…

  • Cooking class will be a hands-on experience with a trained Chef Instructor. Therefore we recommend comfortable, close-toe shoes and long hair pulled back.
  • Class prices vary based on technique and the menu.
  • Classes will vary in length, depending on content and will be listed in the description.
  • Classes are open to any skill level and for those 18 or older, unless noted in the description.
  • Classes are held in Surfas’ state of the art Test Kitchen.
  • Wine may be purchased by the glass or by the bottle at the Epicurean Center and brought into class in Orange County.
  • Wine may be purchase by the bottle and brought into class in Culver City.
  • A $10.00 corkage fee will be charged to each non-Surfas bottle.
  • Customers will receive a special discount of 10% off small wares and 5% off food purchases.
  • Recipes will be provided and a generous tasting of each dish will be enjoyed.

Return Policy and Cancelation Policy…

  • Surfas will offer a full refund to original tender 48 hours prior to event.
  • Less than 48 hours will be refunded as store credit minus a 20% cancelation fee.
  • Store credits may be used at any location or towards a future cooking class.

$75.00

Colette Christian

Culver City

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1186

Sun, Mar. 5, 2017 @ 12:30 PM
Tapas, Paella & Sangria Party (Costa Mesa)
 

Sunday, 3/5/17
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
$70.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

Join Surfas as we explore the fantastic flavors of Spain! Our Chef Instructor will show you authentic techniques for traditional tapas and Spanish paella, all while you sip a glass of sangria.  You will also learn tips on battering and frying cheese and perfecting stove top custard. As a bonus we will enjoy a taste of one of the finest meats in the world, hand-carved Jamon Iberico de Bellota! Explore a small sampling of the exotic flavors from this part of the world and learn how easy they are to create at home.

Make and Taste:
Paella Mixta (Mixed Seafood, Chorizo, and Chicken Paella)
Ensalada de Espárragos con Alcaparras (Asparagus Salad with Piquillo Peppers and Capers)
Croquetas de Mojo Verde  (Fried Goat Cheese with Cilantro Sauce)
Crema Catalana (Catalan Crème Brûlée)
Roasted Cherry Sangria

*must be 21 or older to attend as alcohol will be served.

At Surfas, we believe great cooking isn’t just about recipes; it’s about the techniques and essential ingredients. Come experience the difference. Please call 714-453-COOK(2665) with any questions.

What to expect:

  • Cooking class will be a hands-on experience with a trained Chef Instructor. Therefore we recommend comfortable, close-toe shoes and long hair pulled back.
  • Class prices vary based on technique and the menu.
  • Classes will vary in length, depending on content and will be listed in the description.
  • Classes are open to any skill level and for those 18 or older, unless noted in the description.
  • Classes are held in Surfas’ state of the art Test Kitchen.
  • Wine may be purchased by the glass or by the bottle at the Epicurean Center and brought into class in Orange County.
  • Wine may be purchase by the bottle and brought into class in Culver City
  • A $10.00 corkage fee will be charged to each non-Surfas bottle.
  • Customers will receive a special discount of 10% off small wares and 5% off food purchases.
  • Recipes will be provided and a generous tasting of each dish will be enjoyed.


Return Policy and Cancelation Policy:

  • Surfas will offer a full refund to original tender 48 hours prior to event.
  • Less than 48 hours will be refunded as store credit minus a 20% cancelation fee.
  • Store credits may be used at any location or towards a future cooking class.

$70.00

Chef Gary Bradford

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1174

Tue, Mar. 7, 2017 @ 5:30 PM
Kitchen Basics 3 Day Cooking Series (Costa Mesa) New Class!
 

Kitchen Basics a 3-Week Cooking Series
Tuesdays, 2/21, 2/28, & 3/7/2017
5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
3-Week Hands-On Cooking Course
$200.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

Join Surfas as we start our first kitchen basics series, written and run by our Chefs here in OC. In this series we are going to over the basics. We will start with learning definitions and vocabulary and then on to the most important skill to have in the kitchen, knife skills. We will be working on the science of emulsification, mastering egg cooking, traditional stock making process including roasting the bones, simmering to develop flavor, skimming, straining and proper storage. We will also be introducing you to the Mother Sauces and their many offspring. This will be a very hands-on series and questions are welcomed and encouraged. Skip culinary school, let Surfas guide you to becoming a real cook! Please bring a note book to take notes with and an open mind for learning. We can't wait to see you here in the kitchen!


*Each student will be given an apron to take home and wear each week.

Week 1 – Knife Skills, Stocks, Vocabulary and Emulsification
Asian Slaw
Sesame Vinaigrette
Pommes Frites with Spicy Aioli
Classic Chicken Stock
Classic Vegetable Stock
Minestrone Soup

Week 2 – Egg Cooking, Mother Sauces, Perfecting Vegetable Cooking
Eggs Benedict (Poached Eggs, Hollandaise Sauce)
French Omelette
Chicken Pot Pie using Veloute Sauce
Roasted Carrots with a Maple Glaze
Whole Roasted Spiced Cauliflower with a Mornay Sauce


Week 3 –Protein Cooking and Fabrication 
Fabricate a Whole Chicken
Coq Au Vin
Butterfly, Stuff and Truss a Pork Loin
Cherry Stuffed Pork Loin with a Herb Compound Butter
Braising to Perfection Pot Roast
Brown Gravy


About Your Chef:
Chef Maggie Mullen has over 15 years of culinary experience; classically trained with an emphases on Specialty Foods. She graduated in 2005 from the California Culinary Institute. She has run many kitchens from casual to fine dining. She recently graduated from a Master Food Preservation program and is an expert in food safety. Chef Maggie is fun and out-going, very knowledgeable and approachable, and would love to teach you to develop the skills it takes to become more comfortable in the kitchen.


At Surfas, we believe great cooking isn’t just about recipes; it’s about the techniques and essential ingredients. Come experience the difference. Please call 714-453-COOK(2665) with any questions.

What to expect:

  • Cooking class will be a hands-on experience with a trained Chef Instructor. Therefore we recommend comfortable, close-toe shoes and long hair pulled back.
  • Class prices vary based on technique and the menu.
  • Classes will vary in length, depending on content and will be listed in the description.
  • Classes are open to any skill level and for those 18 or older, unless noted in the description.
  • Classes are held in Surfas’ state of the art Test Kitchen.
  • Wine may be purchased by the glass or by the bottle at the Epicurean Center and brought into class in Orange County.
  • Wine may be purchase by the bottle and brought into class in Culver City
  • A $10.00 corkage fee will be charged to each non-Surfas bottle.
  • Customers will receive a special discount of 10% off small wares and 5% off food purchases.
  • Recipes will be provided and a generous tasting of each dish will be enjoyed.

Return Policy and Cancellation Policy:

  • Surfas will offer a full refund to original tender 48 hours prior to event.
  • Less than 48 hours will be refunded as store credit minus a 20% cancellation fee.
  • Store credits may be used at any location or towards a future cooking class.

$200.00

Chef Maggie Mullen

Costa Mesa

Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1214

Thu, Mar. 9, 2017 @ 4:00 PM
CALLING ALL KIDS! Hands-On Baking Class for 3-7 Year Olds (Culver City)
 

 

Thursday, 03/19/2017
4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Kids' Hands-On Baking Class
$40.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 8777 Washington Blvd, Culver City, CA (MAP)

 


Does your little one want to be the next Kids Baking Champion?

Surfas wants to give them a head start!

 

Join us for a hands-on kids baking class where size doesn't matter, only taste does!

 


In this class, your child will learn how to make:

 

  • Yogurt Cupcakes with Raspberry Filling - a slightly healthier update of the classic cupcake, with a surprise inside!
  • Perfect Every Time Caramel Swirl Brownies - What could make a brownie even better?? Ooey, gooey caramel!
  • Chocolate Oat Bake - More chocolate! This time, with some whole grain goodness thrown in for balance.


*Parents who have purchased a class ticket for themselves are welcome (and encouraged) to participate with their children!

 

At Surfas, we believe great cooking isn’t just about recipes; it’s about the techniques and essential ingredients. Come experience the difference. Please call 310-559-4770 with any questions.

What to expect:

  • Cooking class will be a hands-on experience with a trained Chef Instructor. Therefore we recommend comfortable, close-toe shoes and long hair pulled back.
  • Class prices vary based on technique and the menu.
  • Classes will vary in length, depending on content and will be listed in the description.
  • Classes are open to any skill level and for those 18 or older, unless noted in the description.
  • Classes are held in Surfas’ state of the art Test Kitchen.
  • Wine may be purchased by the glass or by the bottle at the Epicurean Center and brought into class in Orange County.
  • Wine may be purchase by the bottle and brought into class in Culver City
  • A $10.00 corkage fee will be charged to each non-Surfas bottle.
  • Customers will receive a special discount of 10% off small wares and 5% off food purchases.
  • Recipes will be provided and a generous tasting of each dish will be enjoyed.


Return Policy and Cancelation Policy:

  • Surfas will offer a full refund to original tender 48 hours prior to event.
  • Less than 48 hours will be refunded as store credit minus a 20% cancelation fee.

 

Store credits may be used at any location or towards a future cooking class.

$40.00

Chef Rush Purchas

Culver City

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1211

Thu, Mar. 9, 2017 @ 5:30 PM
Knife Skills (Costa Mesa)
 

Thursday, 3/09/2017
5:30-8:30pm
Hands-On Cooking Class
$65.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

Master the most important tool in the kitchen by practicing and perfecting your knife skills.  Our chef instructor will show you how to mince, dice, brunoise, bâtonnet, and julienne a variety of vegetables. You will also learn how to break down (or fabricate) a chicken, blanch and peel pearl onions and tomatoes, chiffonade herbs, and supreme oranges.  Next you will turn your hard work into a hearty Coq au Vin and Citrus Salsa. Expand your kitchen fundamentals by taking our knife skills class!

Maple Glazed Carrots
Coq au Vin
Citrus Salsa

 


At Surfas, we believe great cooking isn’t just about recipes; it’s about the techniques and essential ingredients. Come experience the difference. Please call 714-453-COOK(2665) with any questions.

What to expect:

  • Cooking class will be a hands-on experience with a trained Chef Instructor. Therefore we recommend comfortable, close-toe shoes and long hair pulled back.
  • Class prices vary based on technique and the menu.
  • Classes will vary in length, depending on content and will be listed in the description.
  • Classes are open to any skill level and for those 18 or older, unless noted in the description.
  • Classes are held in Surfas’ state of the art Test Kitchen.
  • Wine may be purchased by the glass or by the bottle at the Epicurean Center and brought into class in Orange County.
  • Wine may be purchase by the bottle and brought into class in Culver City
  • A $10.00 corkage fee will be charged to each non-Surfas bottle.
  • Customers will receive a special discount of 10% off small wares and 5% off food purchases.
  • Recipes will be provided and a generous tasting of each dish will be enjoyed.


Return Policy and Cancelation Policy:

  • Surfas will offer a full refund to original tender 48 hours prior to the event.
  • Less than 48 hours will be refunded as a cooking class credit minus a 20% cancelation fee.
  • Cooking class credits may be used towards a future class and do not expire.
  • No refunds of any kind will be issued on the day of or after the day of the original class.

$65.00

Chef Maggie Mullen

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1201

Fri, Mar. 10, 2017 @ 5:30 PM
Seasonal Dinner Table (Costa Mesa)
 

Friday, 3/10/17
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
$70.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

Celebrate a seasonal dinner table even in winter.  Join us and we explore winter’s harvest of fruits and vegetables in a delicious, gourmet meal. Your Chef Instructor will share tips on grilling fruit, poaching fish, and creating a creamy risotto.  You will also learn how to make a flaky pie crust and tips for choosing fresh, local ingredients.

Bring the farm to the table and enjoy a generous tasting of:
Grilled Artichokes with Garlic Aioli
Poached Salmon with Fennel, Blood Oranges, and Leeks
Sautéed Broccolini
Risotto alla Milanese (Risotto with Parmesan and Saffron)
Maple Apple  Crostata


At Surfas, we believe great cooking isn’t just about recipes; it’s about the techniques and essential ingredients. Come experience the difference. Please call 714-453-COOK(2665) with any questions.

What to expect:

  • Cooking class will be a hands-on experience with a trained Chef Instructor. Therefore we recommend comfortable, close-toe shoes and long hair pulled back.
  • Class prices vary based on technique and the menu.
  • Classes will vary in length, depending on content and will be listed in the description.
  • Classes are open to any skill level and for those 18 or older, unless noted in the description.
  • Classes are held in Surfas’ state of the art Test Kitchen.
  • Wine may be purchased by the glass or by the bottle at the Epicurean Center and brought into class in Orange County.
  • Wine may be purchase by the bottle and brought into class in Culver City
  • A $10.00 corkage fee will be charged to each non-Surfas bottle.
  • Customers will receive a special discount of 10% off small wares and 5% off food purchases.
  • Recipes will be provided and a generous tasting of each dish will be enjoyed.


Return Policy and Cancelation Policy:

  • Surfas will offer a full refund to original tender 48 hours prior to event.
  • Less than 48 hours will be refunded as store credit minus a 20% cancelation fee.
  • Store credits may be used at any location or towards a future cooking class.

$70.00

Chef Sharon Murphy

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1209

Fri, Mar. 10, 2017 @ 5:30 PM
Pasta Night! Hands-On Pasta Class: Make it from scratch! (Culver City)
 

Friday, 3/10/17
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
$75.00

Test Kitchen,

Surfas Culinary District 8777 Washington Blvd, Culver City, CA (MAP)



Celebrate la dolce vita in truly festive style with this delicious, sophisticated yet down-to-earth menu of Italian delights (someone pass the wine!). We begin with the basics, focusing on the importance of quality ingredients, and then give you a few fun twists on some everyday Italian favorites. Come with a friend or two, a significant other, or a family member; leave with a wealth of knowledge and very happy tummies!



Create and Taste:

  • Caprese skewers - The classic salad in portable, compact form
  • Homemade pasta - Simple and easy but it makes all the difference
  • Three cheese filled ravioli with mushroom sauce - A rich filling with a perfectly complementary sauce
  • Linguini with pesto sauce - Fresh pasta with pesto made from scratch?? What could be better?!
  • Grilled flank steak with gorgonzola sauce - Not your run-o-the-mill steak; elevated to something more with this delicious sauce
  • Lemon panna cotta  with strawberry compote - A light, creamy, fresh dessert to finish everything off quite nicely!

 

 

At Surfas, we believe great cooking isn’t just about recipes; it’s about the techniques and essential ingredients. Come experience the difference. Please call 310-559-4770 with any questions.

What to expect:

  • Cooking class will be a hands-on experience with a trained Chef Instructor. Therefore we recommend comfortable, close-toe shoes and long hair pulled back.
  • Class prices vary based on technique and the menu.
  • Classes will vary in length, depending on content and will be listed in the description.
  • Classes are open to any skill level and for those 18 or older, unless noted in the description.
  • Classes are held in Surfas’ state of the art Test Kitchen.
  • Wine may be purchased by the glass or by the bottle at the Epicurean Center and brought into class in Orange County.
  • Wine may be purchase by the bottle and brought into class in Culver City
  • A $10.00 corkage fee will be charged to each non-Surfas bottle.
  • Customers will receive a special discount of 10% off small wares and 5% off food purchases.
  • Recipes will be provided and a generous tasting of each dish will be enjoyed.


Return Policy and Cancelation Policy:

  • Surfas will offer a full refund to original tender 48 hours prior to event.
  • Less than 48 hours will be refunded as store credit minus a 20% cancelation fee.

 

Store credits may be used at any location or towards a future cooking class.

$75.00

Chef Rubina Khan

Culver City

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1176

Sat, Mar. 11, 2017 @ 12:00 PM
One Fish, Two Fish Series: Exploring the Many Cooking Methods of Fish Series (Costa Mesa)
 

One Fish, Two Fish Series: Exploring the Many Cooking Methods of Fish Series
Saturday, 3/11
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
$70.00* Single class price.
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

In this two-part series our Chef Instructor will show you how to prepare several types of fish by baking, pan frying, searing, grilling and poaching. Demystify cooking fish at home with 10 delicious and easy to prepare recipes. In this 1st class of the series you will learn how to bake a whole sea bass in a salt dome, grill tuna on skewers, create crispy salmon skin, pan fry snapper, and poach halibut in a green curry broth. You will also learn discover on how to select fresh and sustainable seafood every time. Join us and see how easy it is to properly cook fish and create a meal everyone will love.   

Enjoy and Create: Day 1 of 2
Salt Crusted Whole Seabass with Lemons and Leeks
Mango Ginger Grilled Tuna
Crispy Salmon with Fresh Corn, Spinach and Tomatoes
Thai Chile Crispy Snapper
Poached Green Curry Halibut

*This is the single class price. Call for a discount code if purchasing both classes in this series. Call 714-453-COOK x740 for code before purchasing.


At Surfas, we believe great cooking isn’t just about recipes; it’s about the techniques and essential ingredients. Come experience the difference. Please call 714-453-COOK (2665) with any questions.

What to expect…
Cooking class will be a hands-on experience with a trained Chef Instructor.
Class prices vary based on technique and the menu.
Classes will vary in length, depending on content and will be listed in the description.
Classes are held in Surfas’ state of the art Test Kitchen.
Wine may be purchased by the glass or by the bottle at the Epicurean Center and brought into class in Orange County.
Wine may be purchase by the bottle and brought into class in Culver City.
Customers will receive a special discount of 10% off small wares and 5% off food purchases.
Recipes will be provided and a generous tasting of each dish will be enjoyed.

Return Policy and Cancelation Policy…
Surfas will offer a full refund to original tender 48 hours prior to event.
Less than 48 hours will be refunded as store credit minus a 20% cancelation fee.
Store credits may be used at any location or towards a future cooking class.

$70.00

Chef Alexa Mata

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1210

Sat, Mar. 11, 2017 @ 3:00 PM
OPA! Greek Eats(Culver City)
 

Saturday, 03/11/2017
3:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
$75.00
Test Kitchen,

Surfas Culinary District 8777 Washington Blvd, Culver City, CA (MAP)


The Mediterranean diet offers the kinds of health benefits and flavors that both your body and taste buds will crave. Share a meal with us as we take a hands-on approach to Greek dinner favorites! Bring the family and friends, and share  a good time and a good meal full of dishes that won't soon be forgotten.


In This Class, Create & Taste:

  • Dolmades: A Grecian favorite - grape leaves stuffed with beef, rice and Mediterranean herbs.
  • Chicken Souvlaki: Skewered chicken marinated with Greek herbs and grilled to perfection!
  • Grilled Vegetables: Assorted vegetables marinated in herbs and olive oil.
  • Tzatziki sauce: A yogurt based sauce, blended with fine herbs.
  • Couscous: A deliciously starchy side dish flavored with toasted nuts.
  • Galaktoboureko: Layers of thin phyllo pastry filled with custard, and sweetened with rose water syrup.


At Surfas, we believe great cooking isn’t just about recipes; it’s about the techniques and essential ingredients. Come experience the difference. Please call 310-559-4770 ext. 238 with any questions.

What to expect…

  • Cooking class will be a hands-on experience with a trained Chef Instructor. Therefore we recommend comfortable, close-toe shoes and long hair pulled back.
  • Class prices vary based on technique and the menu.
  • Classes will vary in length, depending on content and will be listed in the description.
  • Classes are open to any skill level and for those 18 or older, unless noted in the description.
  • Classes are held in Surfas’ state of the art Test Kitchen.
  • Wine may be purchased by the glass or by the bottle at the Epicurean Center and brought into class in Orange County.
  • Wine may be purchase by the bottle and brought into class in Culver City.
  • A $10.00 corkage fee will be charged to each non-Surfas bottle.
  • Customers will receive a special discount of 10% off small wares and 5% off food purchases.
  • Recipes will be provided and a generous tasting of each dish will be enjoyed.

Return Policy and Cancelation Policy…

  • Surfas will offer a full refund to original tender 48 hours prior to the event.
  • Less than 48 hours will be refunded as a cooking class credit minus a 20% cancelation fee.
  • Cooking class credits may be used towards a future class and do not expire.
  • No refunds of any kind will be issued on the day of or after the day of the original class.

 

 

 

$75.00

Chef Rubina Khan

Culver City

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1213

Sun, Mar. 12, 2017 @ 11:00 AM
CHEF DEMO with GIFT CARD! St. Patrick's Day Scones & Crumpets (Culver City)
 

Sunday, 03/12/2017
11:00 PM – 12:00 PM
Demo featuring Chef Colette Christian

$10.00 (includes free $10.00 Surfas gift card)

Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 8777 Washington Blvd, Culver City, CA (MAP)


In this demo, learn how to make traditional scones and delectable crumpets! Clotted cream, jam and tea will be served.

 

 

At Surfas, we believe great cooking isn’t just about recipes; it’s about the techniques and essential ingredients. Come experience the difference. Please call 310-559-4770 ext. 238 with any questions.

What to expect…

  • Cooking class will be a hands-on experience with a trained Chef Instructor. Therefore we recommend comfortable, close-toe shoes and long hair pulled back.
  • Class prices vary based on technique and the menu.
  • Classes will vary in length, depending on content and will be listed in the description.
  • Classes are open to any skill level and for those 18 or older, unless noted in the description.
  • Classes are held in Surfas’ state of the art Test Kitchen.
  • Wine may be purchased by the glass or by the bottle at the Epicurean Center and brought into class in Orange County.
  • Wine may be purchase by the bottle and brought into class in Culver City.
  • A $10.00 corkage fee will be charged to each non-Surfas bottle.
  • Customers will receive a special discount of 10% off small wares and 5% off food purchases.
  • Recipes will be provided and a generous tasting of each dish will be enjoyed.

Return Policy and Cancelation Policy…

  • Surfas will offer a full refund to original tender 48 hours prior to the event.
  • Less than 48 hours will be refunded as a cooking class credit minus a 20% cancelation fee.
  • Cooking class credits may be used towards a future class and do not expire.
  • No refunds of any kind will be issued on the day of or after the day of the original class.

$10.00

Colette Christian

Culver City

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1192

Sun, Mar. 12, 2017 @ 12:30 PM
Perfecting Gnocchi (Costa Mesa)
 

Sunday 3/12/2017
12:30pm-3:30pm
Hands-On Cooking Class
$65.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa
(map)

Roll, shape, and cook gnocchi to perfection! Our Chef Instructor will share tips and techniques for perfecting potato and ricotta style gnocchi.  You will also learn how to make a rich, San Marzano tomato sauce, a savory butter sauce, and a light pesto. After perfectly pairing your gnocchi with the sauces, you’ll taste and enjoy your hard work alongside your fellow classmates. Not to be missed, this class will make you a gnocchi believer!

Create and taste:
Gnocchi Classico (Italian Potato Dumpling)
Gnocchi di Ricotta (Italian Ricotta Dumpling)
Gnocchi di Patate Dolci (Italian Sweet Potato Dumpling)
San Marzano Tomato Sauce
Arugula Marcona Almond Pesto
Brown Butter Sage Sauce

At Surfas, we believe great cooking isn’t just about recipes; it’s about the techniques and essential ingredients. Come experience the difference. Please call 714-453-COOK(2665) with any questions.

What to expect…

  • Cooking class will be a hands-on experience with a trained Chef Instructor. Therefore we recommend comfortable, close-toe shoes and long hair pulled back.
  • Class prices vary based on technique and the menu.
  • Classes will vary in length, depending on content and will be listed in the description.
  • Classes are open to any skill level and for those 18 or older, unless noted in the description.
  • Classes are held in Surfas’ state of the art Test Kitchen.
  • Wine may be purchased by the glass or by the bottle at the Epicurean Center and brought into class in Orange County.
  • Wine may be purchase by the bottle and brought into class in Culver City.
  • A $10.00 corkage fee will be charged to each non-Surfas bottle.
  • Customers will receive a special discount of 10% off small wares and 5% off food purchases.
  • Recipes will be provided and a generous tasting of each dish will be enjoyed.

Return Policy and Cancelation Policy…

  • Surfas will offer a full refund to original tender 48 hours prior to event.
  • Less than 48 hours will be refunded as store credit minus a 20% cancelation fee.
  • Store credits may be used at any location or towards a future cooking class.

 

3 openings available

$65.00

Chef Maggie Mullen

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1180

Sun, Mar. 12, 2017 @ 2:30 PM
Vegetarian Indian Dinner (Culver City)
 

Sunday, 03/12/2017
2:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
$65.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 8777 Washington Blvd, Culver City, CA (MAP)


Come and join us for hands on Punjabi vegetarian cooking class at Surfas culinary district Culver City. In this class, you will get to make a delicious Punjabi vegetarian feast with executive chef, Rubina Khan. You will learn to chop, mince, and mix Indian herbs. Chef Khan will share the secrets of combining Indian spices.


Menu Includes:

Potatoes Fritters

Coconut Chutney (coconut stew, a perfect condiment)

Channa Masala (Punjabi chick peas cooked with caramelized onion gravy, flavored with garam massala).

Aalo Bhujia (Punjabi style mashed potatoes flavored with herbs and spices.)

Poori (classic deep fried Indian bread)

Sav (roasted vermicelli with nuts and sweetened with coconut and sugar)


 At Surfas, we believe great cooking isn’t just about recipes; it’s about the techniques and essential ingredients. Come experience the difference. Please call (310) 559-4770 x238 with any questions.

What to expect:

  • Cooking class will be a hands-on experience with a trained Chef Instructor. Therefore we recommend comfortable, close-toe shoes and long hair pulled back.
  • Class prices vary based on technique and the menu.
  • Classes will vary in length, depending on content and will be listed in the description.
  • Classes are open to any skill level and for those 18 or older, unless noted in the description.
  • Classes are held in Surfas’ state of the art Test Kitchen.
  • Wine may be purchased by the glass or by the bottle at the Epicurean Center and brought into class in Orange County.
  • Wine may be purchase by the bottle and brought into class in Culver City.
  • A $10.00 corkage fee will be charged to each non-Surfas bottle.
  • Customers will receive a special discount of 10% off small wares and 5% off food purchases.
  • Recipes will be provided and a generous tasting of each dish will be enjoyed.

Return Policy and Cancelation Policy:

 

  • Surfas will offer a full refund to original tender 48 hours prior to the event.
  • Less than 48 hours will be refunded as a cooking class credit minus a 20% cancelation fee.
  • Cooking class credits may be used towards a future class and do not expire.
  • No refunds of any kind will be issued on the day of or after the day of the original class.

$65.00

Chef Rubina Khan

Culver City

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1188

Tue, Mar. 14, 2017 @ 5:30 PM
Taco Tuesday Party!! ( Costa Mesa)
 

Taco Tuesday Party

Tuesday,3/14/17

5:30 PM –8:30 PM

Hands-On Cooking Class

$65.00

Join Surfas as celebrate taco Tuesday we will making tacos with a twist, we be taking traditional tacos and adding some fun flair to them. We will also be making delicious Micheladas to drink while we prepare our tacos. Making tortillas from scratch practicing our knife skills and overall having a fun time. this will be a class not to be missed. Grab a group of friends and join us for our first taco Tuesday.!!!

* Must be 21 or over to enjoy the michelada's..

Enjoy a generous tasting of:

Home-made  Flour Tortillas

Crispy Zucchini Tacos with Cherry Pepper Cream

Fish tacos with Lime Guacamole and Cabbage Slaw

Steak Tacos with Pineapple

Michelada ( Light beer with spicy tomato mixture)



At Surfas, we believe great cooking isn’t just about recipes; it’s about the techniques and essential ingredients. Come experience the difference. Please call 714-453-COOK(2665) with any questions.

What to expect:

  • Cooking class will be a hands-on experience with a trained Chef Instructor. Therefore we recommend comfortable, close-toe shoes and long hair pulled back.
  • Class prices vary based on technique and the menu.
  • Classes will vary in length, depending on content and will be listed in the description.
  • Classes are open to any skill level and for those 18 or older, unless noted in the description.
  • Classes are held in Surfas’ state of the art Test Kitchen.
  • Wine may be purchased by the glass or by the bottle at the Epicurean Center and brought into class in Orange County.
  • Wine may be purchase by the bottle and brought into class in Culver City
  • A $10.00 corkage fee will be charged to each non-Surfas bottle.
  • Customers will receive a special discount of 10% off small wares and 5% off food purchases.
  • Recipes will be provided and a generous tasting of each dish will be enjoyed.


Return Policy and Cancelation Policy:

  • Surfas will offer a full refund to original tender 48 hours prior to the event.
  • Less than 48 hours will be refunded as a cooking class credit minus a 20% cancelation fee.
  • Cooking class credits may be used towards a future class and do not expire.
  • No refunds of any kind will be issued on the day of or after the day of the original class.

$65.00

Chef Sharon Murphy

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1197

Thu, Mar. 16, 2017 @ 5:30 PM
St. Patty's Day Dinner (Costa Mesa)
 

Thursday, 3/16/17
5:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
$65.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

Join Surfas as we prepare for St. Patty's Day! Lets drink Guinness and cook Irish food to get us in the mood. We will be learning tips and tricks for the perfect Irish soda bread, and mouth-watering champs. (You will never want regular mashed potatoes again). We will learn the perfect brine mix and the perfect cooking method to give our corned beef the most flavor possible. Because corned beef takes a little bit to brine, Surfas will brine the beef before hand and start cooking it right before class so it will be ready when we are ready to eat. Let's top off this amazing meal with a fun dessert of Shamrock pie. This is a fun treat that is a lemon meringue pie we turn green; what could be bad about that?!

*must be 21 or older to attend as alcohol will be served.

Create and taste:
Irish Soda Bread
Champs (Irish Mashed Potatoes with Green Onions)
Corned Beef and Cabbage with Herbed Root Veggies
Shamrock Pie

At Surfas, we believe great cooking isn’t just about recipes; it’s about the techniques and essential ingredients. Come experience the difference. Please call 714-453-COOK(2665) with any questions.

What to expect:

  • Cooking class will be a hands-on experience with a trained Chef Instructor. Therefore we recommend comfortable, close-toe shoes and long hair pulled back.
  • Class prices vary based on technique and the menu.
  • Classes will vary in length, depending on content and will be listed in the description.
  • Classes are open to any skill level and for those 18 or older, unless noted in the description.
  • Classes are held in Surfas’ state of the art Test Kitchen.
  • Wine may be purchased by the glass or by the bottle at the Epicurean Center and brought into class in Orange County.
  • Wine may be purchase by the bottle and brought into class in Culver City.
  • Customers will receive a special discount of 10% off small wares and 5% off food purchases.
  • Recipes will be provided and a generous tasting of each dish will be enjoyed.

Return Policy and Cancelation Policy:

  • Surfas will offer a full refund to original tender 48 hours prior to event.
  • Less than 48 hours will be refunded as store credit minus a 20% cancelation fee.
  • Store credits may be used at any location or towards a future cooking class.

$65.00

Chef Maggie Mullen

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1219

Fri, Mar. 17, 2017 @ 5:30 PM
Tastes of Asia ( Costa Mesa)
 


Tastes of Asia

Friday 2/17/2017

5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Hands-On Cooking Class

$65.00

 

Join us for a tasting tour of Asia! Our Chef Instructor will show you authentic techniques on how to grill, stir-fry, pickle, and churn your restaurant favorites. Explore a small sampling of the exotic flavors from this part of the world and learn how easy they are to create at home.

 

Enjoy a generous tasting of:

 

Pork Belly Banh Mi

 

Do Chua (Vietnamese Daikon and Carrot Pickles)

 

Yam Neua (Thai Spicy Beef Salad with Cucumber and Mint)

 

Chinese Orange Peel Chicken

 

Japanese Green Tea Ice Cream

 

 


At Surfas, we believe great cooking isn’t just about recipes; it’s about the techniques and essential ingredients. Come experience the difference. Please call 714-453-COOK(2665) with any questions.

What to expect…

  • Cooking class will be a hands-on experience with a trained Chef Instructor. Therefore we recommend comfortable, close-toe shoes and long hair pulled back.
  • Class prices vary based on technique and the menu.
  • Classes will vary in length, depending on content and will be listed in the description.
  • Classes are open to any skill level and for those 18 or older, unless noted in the description.
  • Classes are held in Surfas’ state of the art Test Kitchen.
  • Wine may be purchased by the glass or by the bottle at the Epicurean Center and brought into class in Orange County.
  • Wine may be purchase by the bottle and brought into class in Culver City.
  • A $10.00 corkage fee will be charged to each non-Surfas bottle.
  • Customers will receive a special discount of 10% off small wares and 5% off food purchases.
  • Recipes will be provided and a generous tasting of each dish will be enjoyed.

Return Policy and Cancelation Policy…

  • Surfas will offer a full refund to original tender 48 hours prior to event.
  • Less than 48 hours will be refunded as store credit minus a 20% cancelation fee.
  • Store credits may be used at any location or towards a future cooking class.

$65.00

Chef Maggie Mullen

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1177

Sat, Mar. 18, 2017 @ 12:00 PM
One Fish, Two Fish Series: Exploring the Many Cooking Methods of Fish Series (Costa Mesa)
 

One Fish, Two Fish Series: Exploring the Many Cooking Methods of Fish Series
Saturday, 3/18
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
$70.00* Single class price.
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

In this two-part series our Chef Instructor will show you how to prepare several types of fish by baking, pan frying, searing, grilling and poaching. Demystify cooking fish at home with 10 delicious and easy to prepare recipes. In this 2nd class of the series you will learn how to bake a fish on a salt-slab, grill fish for tacos, steam fish perfectly "en papillote", crust a fish in nuts, and how to perfectly fry fish and chips. You will also learn discover on how to select fresh and sustainable seafood every time. Join us and see how easy it is to properly cook fish and create a meal everyone will love.   

 

Enjoy and Create: Day 2
Salt-Slab Baked Salmon
Grilled Fish Tacos with Chipotle Cream Sauce
Seabass ‘En Papillote with Saffron and Orange
Pecan Crusted Halibut with Blackberry Salsa
Fish and Chips 

 

*This is the single class price. Call for a discount code if purchasing both classes in this series. Call 714-453-COOK x740 for code before purchasing.


At Surfas, we believe great cooking isn’t just about recipes; it’s about the techniques and essential ingredients. Come experience the difference. Please call 714-453-COOK (2665) with any questions.

What to expect…
Cooking class will be a hands-on experience with a trained Chef Instructor.
Class prices vary based on technique and the menu.
Classes will vary in length, depending on content and will be listed in the description.
Classes are held in Surfas’ state of the art Test Kitchen.
Wine may be purchased by the glass or by the bottle at the Epicurean Center and brought into class in Orange County.
Wine may be purchase by the bottle and brought into class in Culver City.
Customers will receive a special discount of 10% off small wares and 5% off food purchases.
Recipes will be provided and a generous tasting of each dish will be enjoyed.

Return Policy and Cancelation Policy…
Surfas will offer a full refund to original tender 48 hours prior to event.
Less than 48 hours will be refunded as store credit minus a 20% cancelation fee.
Store credits may be used at any location or towards a future cooking class.

$70.00

Chef Gary Bradford

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1208

Sat, Mar. 18, 2017 @ 3:00 PM
Dinner In Thailand (Culver City)
 

Saturday, 3/18/17

3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Hands-On Cooking Class

$75.00


When going out for a delicious Thai dinner sounds less appealing than just staying in, wouldn't it be nice to save a little money on delivery, but still have the fresh and flavorful cuisine you're craving? Welcome to the perfect class for you! In this hands-on cooking class, let Chef Rubina Khan teach you the ins and outs of well done Thai, right from your kitchen. A well-rounded meal with a few familiar favorites and some new faces help to keep this menu interesting and satisfying. After this, you'll only have to go out for Thai if you really, really want to.


Create and Taste:

Chicken satay - One of the most popular chicken dishes at local Thai Restaurants ,marinated in a flavorful mixture of herbs and spices and served with:

Peanut Sauce - made from ground, roasted peanuts , a great match for nearly any dish that could use a dipping sauce

Prawns in green curry - Delicious prawns in garlic, galangal, lemongrass, kaffir lime zest, coriander, cumin, white peppercorns, shrimp paste, and green curry.

Vegetable stir fry - Farmers market fresh vegetables, quickly stir fried with garlic sauce

Egg fried Rice -Thai rice stir fried with eggs 

Thai custard - Coconut milk based custard made with palm sugar)



At Surfas, we believe great cooking isn’t just about recipes; it’s about the techniques and essential ingredients. Come experience the difference. Please call 310-559-4770 with any questions.

What to expect:

  • Cooking class will be a hands-on experience with a trained Chef Instructor. Therefore we recommend comfortable, close-toe shoes and long hair pulled back.
  • Class prices vary based on technique and the menu.
  • Classes will vary in length, depending on content and will be listed in the description.
  • Classes are open to any skill level and for those 18 or older, unless noted in the description.
  • Classes are held in Surfas’ state of the art Test Kitchen.
  • Wine may be purchased by the glass or by the bottle at the Epicurean Center and brought into class in Orange County.
  • Wine may be purchase by the bottle and brought into class in Culver City
  • A $10.00 corkage fee will be charged to each non-Surfas bottle.
  • Customers will receive a special discount of 10% off small wares and 5% off food purchases.
  • Recipes will be provided and a generous tasting of each dish will be enjoyed.


Return Policy and Cancelation Policy:

  • Surfas will offer a full refund to original tender 48 hours prior to event.
  • Less than 48 hours will be refunded as store credit minus a 20% cancelation fee.

 

Store credits may be used at any location or towards a future cooking class.

$75.00

Chef Rubina Khan

Culver City

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1222

Sun, Mar. 19, 2017 @ 12:00 PM
Advanced Artisan Pizza and Bread Doughs for Home Bakers (Culver City)
 

Sunday 3/19/2017

12:00pm-3:00pm

Hands-On Cooking Class

120.00


Pizzaiolo Noel Brohner is back to teach more Artisan tips and tricks for making phenomenal breads and pizzas. This class will be a hands-on in depth exploration of what makes good bread and pizza so good.

Noel will traverse a variety of pressing topics including how to work with sourdough; how to prepare other traditional pre-ferments including biga, poolish and pate fermentee; how to work with 100% whole wheat bread and pizzas; how baker's math works and, as always, how mastering it can help you to nail your times and temps and fine tune your recipes; and, finally, we'll spend more time than ever practicing hand techniques like folding, pre-shaping, balling and opening dough balls.  

 
Create and Taste:
    • Neo Neapolitan Style Pizza
    • New York Style Pizza
    • Cast Iron Whole Wheat Flatbread
    • Pan Pizza & Pan Loaves

At Surfas, we believe great cooking isnt just about recipes; its about the techniques and essential ingredients. Come experience the difference. Please call 714-453-COOK( 2665) with any questions.

What to expect

  • Cooking class with be hands-on experience with a trained Chef Instructor. Therefore we recommend comfortable, close-toe shoes and long hair pulled back.
  • Class prices vary based on technique and the menu.
  • Classes will vary in length, depending on content and will be listed in the description.
  • Classes are open to any skill level and for those 18 or older, unless noted in description.
  • Classes are held in Surfas' state of the art Test Kitchen.
  • Wine may be purchased by the glass or by the bottle at the epicurean Center and brought into class in Orange County.
  • Wine may be purchased by the bottle and brought into class in Culver City.
  • A $ 10.00 corkage fee will be charged to each non-Surfas bottle.
  • Customers will receive a special discount of 10% off small wares and 5 % off food purchases.
  • Recipes will be provided and a generous tasting of each dish will be enjoyed.  



Return Policy and Cancelation Policy

Surfas will offer a full refund to original tender 48 hours prior to event. 
Less than 48 hours will be refunded as store credit minus a 20% cancelation fee.

Store credits may be used at any location or towards a future cooking class.

$120.00

Noel Brohner

Culver City

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1223

Mon, Mar. 20, 2017 @ 5:30 PM
Meatless Monday Journey to Louisiana(Culver City)
 

How about a new twist on some regional favorites? How about a journey to Louisiana?  Let's cook with the Holy Trinity to add the New Orlean flare. Join us for a Meatless Monday.

 MENU:  

Savory Onion Pie

Butternut Squash Etouffee

Crispy Fried Corn Bread 

Dairy Free Bread Pudding with Coconut Chantilly Cream.


At Surfas, we believe great cooking isn’t just about recipes; it’s about the techniques and essential ingredients. Come experience the difference. Please call 310-559-4770 ext. 238 with any questions.

What to expect…

  • Cooking class will be a hands-on experience with a trained Chef Instructor. Therefore we recommend comfortable, close-toe shoes and long hair pulled back.
  • Class prices vary based on technique and the menu.
  • Classes will vary in length, depending on content and will be listed in the description.
  • Classes are open to any skill level and for those 18 or older, unless noted in the description.
  • Classes are held in Surfas’ state of the art Test Kitchen.
  • Wine may be purchased by the glass or by the bottle at the Epicurean Center and brought into class in Orange County.
  • Wine may be purchase by the bottle and brought into class in Culver City.
  • A $10.00 corkage fee will be charged to each non-Surfas bottle.
  • Customers will receive a special discount of 10% off small wares and 5% off food purchases.
  • Recipes will be provided and a generous tasting of each dish will be enjoyed.

Return Policy and Cancelation Policy…

  • Surfas will offer a full refund to original tender 48 hours prior to the event.
  • Less than 48 hours will be refunded as a cooking class credit minus a 20% cancelation fee.
  • Cooking class credits may be used towards a future class and do not expire.
  • No refunds of any kind will be issued on the day of or after the day of the original class.

$65.00

Linda Warren

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1220

Tue, Mar. 21, 2017 @ 5:30 PM
Gourmet Vegetarian Cuisine (Costa Mesa)
 

Gourmet Vegetarian Cuisine

Tuesday 3/21/2017

5:30pm-8:30pm

Hands-On Cooking Class

$65.00

Enjoy the freshest flavors of the season while making gourmet and satisfying vegetarian meals. Your Chef Instructor will share tips for cooking bulgur, whipping egg whites, and making gnocchi with ricotta cheese.  You will also learn how to grill vegetables, make a versatile tomato sauce, and fry chilies. With this variety of tasty dishes, delicious enough for a main meal, your family will not only eat their veggies but ask for more!

 

Enjoy a generous tasting of:

Cheesy Chile Rellenos

Bulgur Tabbouleh Salad with Fresh Herbs

Ricotta Gnocchi with San Marzano Tomato Sauce

Cauliflower Steaks with Tahini and Lemon

At Surfas, we believe great cooking isn’t just about recipes; it’s about the techniques and essential ingredients. Come experience the difference. Please call 714-453-COOK(2665) with any questions.

What to expect…

  • Cooking class will be a hands-on experience with a trained Chef Instructor. Therefore we recommend comfortable, close-toe shoes and long hair pulled back.
  • Class prices vary based on technique and the menu.
  • Classes will vary in length, depending on content and will be listed in the description.
  • Classes are open to any skill level and for those 18 or older, unless noted in the description.
  • Classes are held in Surfas’ state of the art Test Kitchen.
  • Wine may be purchased by the glass or by the bottle at the Epicurean Center and brought into class in Orange County.
  • Wine may be purchase by the bottle and brought into class in Culver City.
  • A $10.00 corkage fee will be charged to each non-Surfas bottle.
  • Customers will receive a special discount of 10% off small wares and 5% off food purchases.
  • Recipes will be provided and a generous tasting of each dish will be enjoyed.

Return Policy and Cancelation Policy…

  • Surfas will offer a full refund to original tender 48 hours prior to event.
  • Less than 48 hours will be refunded as store credit minus a 20% cancelation fee.
  • Store credits may be used at any location or towards a future cooking class.

$65.00

Chef Sharon Murphy

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1221

Fri, Mar. 24, 2017 @ 5:30 PM
Cozy Dinner ( Costa Mesa)
 

 

Friday 3/24/2017

5:30pm-8:30pm

Hands-On Cooking Class

$65.00

Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

 

 

 

 

Enjoy an afternoon of bold flavors inspired by cozy French bistro cooking. Our Chef Instructor will teach you tips and techniques for cooking with lentils, creating a vinaigrette from scratch. Learn how to thinly slice shallots and then turn around and make frizzled shallots.  We will be caramelizing mixed nuts and make a perfectly creamy rice pudding. This cozy menu will be a comforting family favorite when it’s cold outside or anytime you want to have a party.

 

 

 

 

Create and taste:

 

Golden Beet and French Lentil Salad with Dijon Vinaigrette

 

Roasted Chicken with Tarragon and Garlic Compound Butter and Roasted Carrots

 

Haricots Verts with Crispy Shallots and caramelized onions

Mixed Caramelized Nut Crème Fraiche Rice Pudding

At Surfas, we believe great cooking isn't just about recipes; its about the techniques and essential ingredients. Come experience the difference. Please call 714-453-COOK( 2665) with any questions.

What to expect

  • Cooking class with be hands-on experience with a trained Chef Instructor. Therefore we recommend comfortable, close-toe shoes and long hair pulled back.
  • Class prices vary based on technique and the menu.
  • Classes will vary in length, depending on content and will be listed in the description.
  • Classes are open to any skill level and for those 18 or older, unless noted in description.
  • Classes are held in Surfas' state of the art Test Kitchen.
  • Wine may be purchased by the glass or by the bottle at the epicurean Center and brought into class in Orange County.
  • Wine may be purchased by the bottle and brought into class in Culver City.
  • A $ 10.00 corkage fee will be charged to each non-Surfas bottle.
  • Customers will receive a special discount of 10% off small wares and 5 % off food purchases.
  • Recipes will be provided and a generous tasting of each dish will be enjoyed.  



Return Policy and Cancellation Policy

Surfas will offer a full refund to original tender 48 hours prior to event.
Less than 48 hours will be refunded as store credit minus a 20% cancellation fee.
Store credits may be used at any location or towards a future cooking class.

$65.00

Chef Maggie Mullen

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1193

Sat, Mar. 25, 2017 @ 12:00 PM
Doughnuts!! ( Costa Mesa)
 

Saturday 3/25/2017

12:00pm-3:00pm

Hands-On Cooking Class

$65.00-

Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

Join Surfas as we talk about all about Doughnuts and how we make them. We will be making three different varieties of doughnuts and lots and lots of toppings. We will talk a little about science and yeast and how to perfect make and cook at doughnut. Most importantly we will be eating doughnuts.

Create and taste:

Old Fashioned

Cruller

Raised

Toppings:

Raspberry , Maple Bacon, Lemon, Chocolate Ganache , Vanilla Glazed, Salted Caramel


At Surfas, we believe great cooking isn't just about recipes; its about the techniques and essential ingredients. Come experience the difference. Please call 714-453-COOK( 2665) with any questions.

What to expect

  • Cooking class with be hands-on experience with a trained Chef Instructor. Therefore we recommend comfortable, close-toe shoes and long hair pulled back.
  • Class prices vary based on technique and the menu.
  • Classes will vary in length, depending on content and will be listed in the description.
  • Classes are open to any skill level and for those 18 or older, unless noted in description.
  • Classes are held in Surfas' state of the art Test Kitchen.
  • Wine may be purchased by the glass or by the bottle at the epicurean Center and brought into class in Orange County.
  • Wine may be purchased by the bottle and brought into class in Culver City.
  • A $ 10.00 corkage fee will be charged to each non-Surfas bottle.
  • Customers will receive a special discount of 10% off small wares and 5 % off food purchases.
  • Recipes will be provided and a generous tasting of each dish will be enjoyed.  



Return Policy and Cancellation Policy

Surfas will offer a full refund to original tender 48 hours prior to event.
Less than 48 hours will be refunded as store credit minus a 20% cancellation fee.

Store credits may be used at any location or towards a future cooking class.

$65.00

Chef Mike Rolon

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1207

Sat, Mar. 25, 2017 @ 3:00 PM
East African Inspired Cuisine (Culver City)
 

East African Inspired Cuisine

Saturday,3/25/17
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
$75.00


Explore a small sampling of cuisine from just one small part of the second largest continent in the world. East African cuisine is characterized by strong, fresh and comforting flavors, Indian influences translated into a purely African experience, and varied, versatile, taste-bud awakening delights! This class is for fans of food with nuanced sophistication and beautiful rainbows of fresh ingredients; add something new and sparkling to your everyday menu!


Create and Enjoy:

Baggia - Fresh falafel that begins with a base of black eyed peas 

Coconut dipping chutney - Even better and just as approachable as it sounds!

Channa Bateta (spicy Chick peas and potatoes in tamarind)

KuKu Paka - Tender chicken cooked in a riveting coconut sauce

 

Seera - A Semolina dessert sweetened with nuts and saffron, a spice whose flavor is truly special  



At Surfas, we believe great cooking isn’t just about recipes; it’s about the techniques and essential ingredients. Come experience the difference. Please call (310) 559-4770 x238 with any questions.

What to expect:

  • Cooking class will be a hands-on experience with a trained Chef Instructor. Therefore we recommend comfortable, close-toe shoes and long hair pulled back.
  • Class prices vary based on technique and the menu.
  • Classes will vary in length, depending on content and will be listed in the description.
  • Classes are open to any skill level and for those 18 or older, unless noted in the description.
  • Classes are held in Surfas’ state of the art Test Kitchen.
  • Wine may be purchased by the glass or by the bottle at the Epicurean Center and brought into class in Orange County.
  • Wine may be purchase by the bottle and brought into class in Culver City.
  • A $10.00 corkage fee will be charged to each non-Surfas bottle.
  • Customers will receive a special discount of 10% off small wares and 5% off food purchases.
  • Recipes will be provided and a generous tasting of each dish will be enjoyed.

Return Policy and Cancelation Policy:

 

  • Surfas will offer a full refund to original tender 48 hours prior to the event.
  • Less than 48 hours will be refunded as a cooking class credit minus a 20% cancelation fee.
  • Cooking class credits may be used towards a future class and do not expire.
  • No refunds of any kind will be issued on the day of or after the day of the original class.

 

 

$75.00

Chef Rubina Khan

Culver City

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1225

Fri, Mar. 31, 2017 @ 5:30 PM
Persian Dinner (Culver City)
 

Friday, 3/31/17
5:30PM - 8:30 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
$85.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 8777 W. Washington Blvd. Culver City, Ca 90232 


The food of Iran reflects an incredibly diverse cuisine. Join me with your family and friends for a special Persian night at Surfas Culinary District, Culver City. In this class, you will learn to utilize saffron, rosewater, cardamom, mint and more to create delicious rice, delectable lentils, mouth watering kabobs and colorful vegetables. By the end of class, you will be able to make a Persian feast for your friends and family!

The Persian Empire menu is as follows:

Shirazi Salad (delicious Persian salad made with fresh veggies in olive oil sauce)

Addasi (healthy Persian lentil stew)

Kabob Degi (Persian favorite minced beef kabob in cast iron)

 Zereshk Polo (Barberry rice, known as 'celebration rice', made with barberries and saffron)

Baklava  (phyllo pastry made with many layers of dough, filled with ground nuts and flavored with rose water syrup)

 

At Surfas, we believe great cooking isn’t just about recipes; it’s about the techniques and essential ingredients. Come experience the difference. Please call (310) 559-4770 x238 with any questions.

What to expect:

  • Cooking class will be a hands-on experience with a trained Chef Instructor. Therefore we recommend comfortable, close-toe shoes and long hair pulled back.
  • Class prices vary based on technique and the menu.
  • Classes will vary in length, depending on content and will be listed in the description.
  • Classes are open to any skill level and for those 18 or older, unless noted in the description.
  • Classes are held in Surfas’ state of the art Test Kitchen.
  • Wine may be purchased by the glass or by the bottle at the Epicurean Center and brought into class in Orange County.
  • Wine may be purchase by the bottle and brought into class in Culver City.
  • A $10.00 corkage fee will be charged to each non-Surfas bottle.
  • Customers will receive a special discount of 10% off small wares and 5% off food purchases.
  • Recipes will be provided and a generous tasting of each dish will be enjoyed.

Return Policy and Cancelation Policy:

 

  • Surfas will offer a full refund to original tender 48 hours prior to the event.
  • Less than 48 hours will be refunded as a cooking class credit minus a 20% cancelation fee.
  • Cooking class credits may be used towards a future class and do not expire.
  • No refunds of any kind will be issued on the day of or after the day of the original class.

 

 

$85.00

Chef Rubina Khan

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1224

Sun, Apr. 2, 2017 @ 12:30 PM
Perfecting Gnocchi (Costa Mesa)
 

Sunday 4/02/2017
12:30pm-3:30pm
Hands-On Cooking Class
$65.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa
(map)

Roll, shape, and cook gnocchi to perfection! Our Chef Instructor will share tips and techniques for perfecting potato and ricotta style gnocchi.  You will also learn how to make a rich, San Marzano tomato sauce, a savory butter sauce, and a light pesto. After perfectly pairing your gnocchi with the sauces, you’ll taste and enjoy your hard work alongside your fellow classmates. Not to be missed, this class will make you a gnocchi believer!

Create and taste:
Gnocchi Classico (Italian Potato Dumpling)
Gnocchi di Ricotta (Italian Ricotta Dumpling)
Gnocchi di Patate Dolci (Italian Sweet Potato Dumpling)
San Marzano Tomato Sauce
Arugula Marcona Almond Pesto
Brown Butter Sage Sauce

At Surfas, we believe great cooking isn’t just about recipes; it’s about the techniques and essential ingredients. Come experience the difference. Please call 714-453-COOK(2665) with any questions.

What to expect…

  • Cooking class will be a hands-on experience with a trained Chef Instructor. Therefore we recommend comfortable, close-toe shoes and long hair pulled back.
  • Class prices vary based on technique and the menu.
  • Classes will vary in length, depending on content and will be listed in the description.
  • Classes are open to any skill level and for those 18 or older, unless noted in the description.
  • Classes are held in Surfas’ state of the art Test Kitchen.
  • Wine may be purchased by the glass or by the bottle at the Epicurean Center and brought into class in Orange County.
  • Wine may be purchase by the bottle and brought into class in Culver City.
  • A $10.00 corkage fee will be charged to each non-Surfas bottle.
  • Customers will receive a special discount of 10% off small wares and 5% off food purchases.
  • Recipes will be provided and a generous tasting of each dish will be enjoyed.

Return Policy and Cancelation Policy…

  • Surfas will offer a full refund to original tender 48 hours prior to event.
  • Less than 48 hours will be refunded as store credit minus a 20% cancelation fee.
  • Store credits may be used at any location or towards a future cooking class.

 

12 openings available

$65.00

Chef Maggie Mullen

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1218

Sat, Apr. 8, 2017 @ 12:00 PM
Elegant Easter Dinner ( Costa Mesa)
 


Elegant Easter Dinner

Saturday 4/08/2017

12:00pm-3:00pm

Hands-On Cooking Class

75.00

 


Join us as we create and enjoy an elegant and delicious spring meal.  Using seasonal ingredients, our Chef Instructor will show you how to roast and grill vegetables, create a creamy polenta, and an impressive crown rack of lamb.  You will also learn tips for making soup, fruit tarts, and planning a memorable meal.  Enjoy this elegant dinner on Easter or anytime this spring. You’re friends and families will love this simple yet impressive meal.

 

Enjoy a generous tasting of:

 

Roasted Carrot Soup with Orange Gremolata

 

Walnut Crusted Crown Rack of Lamb

 

Grilled Artichokes

 

Fresh Herb Polenta

 

Strawberry Rhubarb Tart with Mascarpone Cream

 

 

At Surfas, we believe great cooking isn’t just about recipes; it’s about the techniques and essential ingredients. Come experience the difference. Please call 714-453-COOK(2665) with any questions.

What to expect…

  • Cooking class will be a hands-on experience with a trained Chef Instructor. Therefore we recommend comfortable, close-toe shoes and long hair pulled back.
  • Class prices vary based on technique and the menu.
  • Classes will vary in length, depending on content and will be listed in the description.
  • Classes are open to any skill level and for those 18 or older, unless noted in the description.
  • Classes are held in Surfas’ state of the art Test Kitchen.
  • Wine may be purchased by the glass or by the bottle at the Epicurean Center and brought into class in Orange County.
  • Wine may be purchase by the bottle and brought into class in Culver City.
  • A $10.00 corkage fee will be charged to each non-Surfas bottle.
  • Customers will receive a special discount of 10% off small wares and 5% off food purchases.
  • Recipes will be provided and a generous tasting of each dish will be enjoyed.

Return Policy and Cancelation Policy…

  • Surfas will offer a full refund to original tender 48 hours prior to event.
  • Less than 48 hours will be refunded as store credit minus a 20% cancelation fee.
  • Store credits may be used at any location or towards a future cooking class.

$75.00

Chef Maggie Mullen

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1200

Sun, Apr. 9, 2017 @ 12:30 PM
Mastering the Art of Cooking Eggs (Costa Mesa)
 

Sunday, 4/9/2017
12:30pm-3:30pm
Hands-On Cooking Class
$65.00  


Join Surfas as we focus on mastering the art of cooking eggs. We will learn how to perfect poached eggs and egg based sauces, such as hollandaise, and turn it into mouth-watering Eggs Benedict. Make a French omelet with fresh herbs that will wow your friends! Master the art of boiling eggs, whether you are a softboiled or hardboiled egg kind of person. We will practice making over-easy, over-medium, and over-hard eggs. Learn the tricks to making moist and fluffy scrambled eggs. We will talk about the different kinds of eggs out there and what to look for when buying eggs, the proper way to store them, and even the right way to crack and separate them. There are so many different kinds of ways that we already enjoy eggs, and we will teach you even more ways that will leave you wanting eggs everyday!


Create and taste:

Soft & Hard Boiled Eggs

Eggs benedict (poached eggs and hollandaise sauce) 

French Omelet

Veggie Frittata 

Fluffy Scrambled Eggs on Avocado Toast


At Surfas, we believe great cooking isn’t just about recipes; it’s about the techniques and essential ingredients. Come experience the difference. Please call 310-559-4770 x238 with any questions.

What to expect:

  • Cooking class will be a hands-on experience with a trained Chef Instructor. Therefore we recommend comfortable, close-toe shoes and long hair pulled back.
  • Class prices vary based on technique and the menu.
  • Classes will vary in length, depending on content and will be listed in the description.
  • Classes are open to any skill level and for those 18 or older, unless noted in the description.
  • Classes are held in Surfas’ state of the art Test Kitchen.
  • Wine may be purchased by the glass or by the bottle at the Epicurean Center and brought into class in Orange County.
  • Wine may be purchase by the bottle and brought into class in Culver City
  • A $10.00 corkage fee will be charged to each non-Surfas bottle.
  • Customers will receive a special discount of 10% off small wares and 5% off food purchases.
  • Recipes will be provided and a generous tasting of each dish will be enjoyed.


Return Policy and Cancelation Policy:

  • Surfas will offer a full refund to original tender 48 hours prior to the event.
  • Less than 48 hours will be refunded as a cooking class credit minus a 20% cancelation fee.
  • Cooking class credits may be used towards a future class and do not expire.
  • No refunds of any kind will be issued on the day of or after the day of the original class.

$65.00

Chef Maggie Mullen

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1217

Tue, Apr. 11, 2017 @ 5:30 PM
Kitchen Basics 3 Day Cooking Series (Costa Mesa) New Class!
 

Kitchen Basics a 3-Week Cooking Series
Tuesdays, 4/11/4/18, 4/25/2017
5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
3-Week Hands-On Cooking Course
$200.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)


Join Surfas as we start our first kitchen basics series, written and run by our Chefs here in OC. In this series we are going to over the basics. We will start with learning definitions and vocabulary and then on to the most important skill to have in the kitchen, knife skills. We will be working on the science of emulsification, mastering egg cooking, traditional stock making process including roasting the bones, simmering to develop flavor, skimming, straining and proper storage. We will also be introducing you to the Mother Sauces and their many offspring. This will be a very hands-on series and questions are welcomed and encouraged. Skip culinary school, let Surfas guide you to becoming a real cook! Please bring a note book to take notes with and an open mind for learning. We can't wait to see you here in the kitchen!


*Each student will be given an apron to take home and wear each week.

Week 1 – Knife Skills, Stocks, Vocabulary and Emulsification
Asian Slaw
Sesame Vinaigrette
Pommes Frites with Spicy Aioli
Classic Chicken Stock
Classic Vegetable Stock
Minestrone Soup

Week 2 – Egg Cooking, Mother Sauces, Perfecting Vegetable Cooking
Eggs Benedict (Poached Eggs, Hollandaise Sauce)
French Omelette
Chicken Pot Pie using Veloute Sauce
Pie Crust From Scratch
Roasted Carrots with a Maple Glaze
Whole Roasted Spiced Cauliflower with a Mornay Sauce


Week 3 –Protein Cooking and Fabrication 
Fabricate a Whole Chicken
Coq Au Vin
Butterfly, Stuff and Truss a Pork Loin
Cherry Stuffed Pork Loin with a Herb Compound Butter
Braising and Searing  to Perfection Pot Roast
Brown Gravy


About Your Chef:
Chef Maggie Mullen has over 15 years of culinary experience; classically trained with an emphases on Specialty Foods. She graduated in 2005 from the California Culinary Institute. She has run many kitchens from casual to fine dining. She recently graduated from a Master Food Preservation program and is an expert in food safety. Chef Maggie is fun and out-going, very knowledgeable and approachable, and would love to teach you to develop the skills it takes to become more comfortable in the kitchen.


At Surfas, we believe great cooking isn’t just about recipes; it’s about the techniques and essential ingredients. Come experience the difference. Please call 714-453-COOK(2665) with any questions.

What to expect:

  • Cooking class will be a hands-on experience with a trained Chef Instructor. Therefore we recommend comfortable, close-toe shoes and long hair pulled back.
  • Class prices vary based on technique and the menu.
  • Classes will vary in length, depending on content and will be listed in the description.
  • Classes are open to any skill level and for those 18 or older, unless noted in the description.
  • Classes are held in Surfas’ state of the art Test Kitchen.
  • Wine may be purchased by the glass or by the bottle at the Epicurean Center and brought into class in Orange County.
  • Wine may be purchase by the bottle and brought into class in Culver City
  • A $10.00 corkage fee will be charged to each non-Surfas bottle.
  • Customers will receive a special discount of 10% off small wares and 5% off food purchases.
  • Recipes will be provided and a generous tasting of each dish will be enjoyed.

Return Policy and Cancellation Policy:

  • Surfas will offer a full refund to original tender 48 hours prior to event.
  • Less than 48 hours will be refunded as store credit minus a 20% cancellation fee.
  • Store credits may be used at any location or towards a future cooking class.

$200.00

Chef Maggie Mullen

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1217

Tue, Apr. 18, 2017 @ 5:30 PM
Kitchen Basics 3 Day Cooking Series (Costa Mesa) New Class!
 

Kitchen Basics a 3-Week Cooking Series
Tuesdays, 4/11/4/18, 4/25/2017
5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
3-Week Hands-On Cooking Course
$200.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)
Join Surfas as we start our first kitchen basics series, written and run by our Chefs here in OC. In this series we are going to over the basics. We will start with learning definitions and vocabulary and then on to the most important skill to have in the kitchen, knife skills. We will be working on the science of emulsification, mastering egg cooking, traditional stock making process including roasting the bones, simmering to develop flavor, skimming, straining and proper storage. We will also be introducing you to the Mother Sauces and their many offspring. This will be a very hands-on series and questions are welcomed and encouraged. Skip culinary school, let Surfas guide you to becoming a real cook! Please bring a note book to take notes with and an open mind for learning. We can't wait to see you here in the kitchen!


*Each student will be given an apron to take home and wear each week.

Week 1 – Knife Skills, Stocks, Vocabulary and Emulsification
Asian Slaw
Sesame Vinaigrette
Pommes Frites with Spicy Aioli
Classic Chicken Stock
Classic Vegetable Stock
Minestrone Soup

Week 2 – Egg Cooking, Mother Sauces, Perfecting Vegetable Cooking
Eggs Benedict (Poached Eggs, Hollandaise Sauce)
French Omelette
Chicken Pot Pie using Veloute Sauce
Roasted Carrots with a Maple Glaze
Whole Roasted Spiced Cauliflower with a Mornay Sauce


Week 3 –Protein Cooking and Fabrication 
Fabricate a Whole Chicken
Coq Au Vin
Butterfly, Stuff and Truss a Pork Loin
Cherry Stuffed Pork Loin with a Herb Compound Butter
Braising to Perfection Pot Roast
Brown Gravy


About Your Chef:
Chef Maggie Mullen has over 15 years of culinary experience; classically trained with an emphases on Specialty Foods. She graduated in 2005 from the California Culinary Institute. She has run many kitchens from casual to fine dining. She recently graduated from a Master Food Preservation program and is an expert in food safety. Chef Maggie is fun and out-going, very knowledgeable and approachable, and would love to teach you to develop the skills it takes to become more comfortable in the kitchen.


At Surfas, we believe great cooking isn’t just about recipes; it’s about the techniques and essential ingredients. Come experience the difference. Please call 714-453-COOK(2665) with any questions.

What to expect:

  • Cooking class will be a hands-on experience with a trained Chef Instructor. Therefore we recommend comfortable, close-toe shoes and long hair pulled back.
  • Class prices vary based on technique and the menu.
  • Classes will vary in length, depending on content and will be listed in the description.
  • Classes are open to any skill level and for those 18 or older, unless noted in the description.
  • Classes are held in Surfas’ state of the art Test Kitchen.
  • Wine may be purchased by the glass or by the bottle at the Epicurean Center and brought into class in Orange County.
  • Wine may be purchase by the bottle and brought into class in Culver City
  • A $10.00 corkage fee will be charged to each non-Surfas bottle.
  • Customers will receive a special discount of 10% off small wares and 5% off food purchases.
  • Recipes will be provided and a generous tasting of each dish will be enjoyed.

Return Policy and Cancellation Policy:

  • Surfas will offer a full refund to original tender 48 hours prior to event.
  • Less than 48 hours will be refunded as store credit minus a 20% cancellation fee.
  • Store credits may be used at any location or towards a future cooking class.

$200.00

Chef Maggie Mullen

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1215

Sun, Apr. 23, 2017 @ 12:30 PM
Class 1 of Latin Classics ( Costa Mesa)
 


Latin Classics

Sunday 4/23/2017

12:30-3:30pm

Hands-On Cooking Class

$65.00

 

Join Chef Alexa as she walks us through making some her favorite Latin dsishes. In this class we will be working with plantains and how to use them properly, when we want the really ripes ones and when the green ones are exactly what we want. We will be mastering the art of making Cevieche and how to know what fish is best to use and why. This is a very fun class and a must if you ewver wanted to know more about the basics of latin cuisine, this we be a perfect class or classes for you to jumo start your love of Latin cooking.

* 714 453-2665 ext 740* For discounted price for both classes*.

Enjoy a generous tasting of:

Easy Aroz Con Pollo

Tosotnes with Aji Sacue

Fish Cevieche

Black Bean Soup with Plantain and Cotijia Crumble

 



At Surfas, we believe great cooking isn’t just about recipes; it’s about the techniques and essential ingredients. Come experience the difference. Please call 714-453-COOK(2665) with any questions.

What to expect…

  • Cooking class will be a hands-on experience with a trained Chef Instructor. Therefore we recommend comfortable, close-toe shoes and long hair pulled back.
  • Class prices vary based on technique and the menu.
  • Classes will vary in length, depending on content and will be listed in the description.
  • Classes are open to any skill level and for those 18 or older, unless noted in the description.
  • Classes are held in Surfas’ state of the art Test Kitchen.
  • Wine may be purchased by the glass or by the bottle at the Epicurean Center and brought into class in Orange County.
  • Wine may be purchase by the bottle and brought into class in Culver City.
  • A $10.00 corkage fee will be charged to each non-Surfas bottle.
  • Customers will receive a special discount of 10% off small wares and 5% off food purchases.
  • Recipes will be provided and a generous tasting of each dish will be enjoyed.

Return Policy and Cancelation Policy…

  • Surfas will offer a full refund to original tender 48 hours prior to event.
  • Less than 48 hours will be refunded as store credit minus a 20% cancelation fee.
  • Store credits may be used at any location or towards a future cooking class.

$65.00

Chef Alexa Mata

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1217

Tue, Apr. 25, 2017 @ 5:30 PM
Kitchen Basics 3 Day Cooking Series (Costa Mesa) New Class!
 

Kitchen Basics a 3-Week Cooking Series
Tuesdays, 2/21, 2/28, & 3/7/2017
5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
3-Week Hands-On Cooking Course
$200.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

Join Surfas as we start our first kitchen basics series, written and run by our Chefs here in OC. In this series we are going to over the basics. We will start with learning definitions and vocabulary and then on to the most important skill to have in the kitchen, knife skills. We will be working on the science of emulsification, mastering egg cooking, traditional stock making process including roasting the bones, simmering to develop flavor, skimming, straining and proper storage. We will also be introducing you to the Mother Sauces and their many offspring. This will be a very hands-on series and questions are welcomed and encouraged. Skip culinary school, let Surfas guide you to becoming a real cook! Please bring a note book to take notes with and an open mind for learning. We can't wait to see you here in the kitchen!


*Each student will be given an apron to take home and wear each week.

Week 1 – Knife Skills, Stocks, Vocabulary and Emulsification
Asian Slaw
Sesame Vinaigrette
Pommes Frites with Spicy Aioli
Classic Chicken Stock
Classic Vegetable Stock
Minestrone Soup

Week 2 – Egg Cooking, Mother Sauces, Perfecting Vegetable Cooking
Eggs Benedict (Poached Eggs, Hollandaise Sauce)
French Omelette
Chicken Pot Pie using Veloute Sauce
Roasted Carrots with a Maple Glaze
Whole Roasted Spiced Cauliflower with a Mornay Sauce


Week 3 –Protein Cooking and Fabrication 
Fabricate a Whole Chicken
Coq Au Vin
Butterfly, Stuff and Truss a Pork Loin
Cherry Stuffed Pork Loin with a Herb Compound Butter
Braising to Perfection Pot Roast
Brown Gravy


About Your Chef:
Chef Maggie Mullen has over 15 years of culinary experience; classically trained with an emphases on Specialty Foods. She graduated in 2005 from the California Culinary Institute. She has run many kitchens from casual to fine dining. She recently graduated from a Master Food Preservation program and is an expert in food safety. Chef Maggie is fun and out-going, very knowledgeable and approachable, and would love to teach you to develop the skills it takes to become more comfortable in the kitchen.


At Surfas, we believe great cooking isn’t just about recipes; it’s about the techniques and essential ingredients. Come experience the difference. Please call 714-453-COOK(2665) with any questions.

What to expect:

  • Cooking class will be a hands-on experience with a trained Chef Instructor. Therefore we recommend comfortable, close-toe shoes and long hair pulled back.
  • Class prices vary based on technique and the menu.
  • Classes will vary in length, depending on content and will be listed in the description.
  • Classes are open to any skill level and for those 18 or older, unless noted in the description.
  • Classes are held in Surfas’ state of the art Test Kitchen.
  • Wine may be purchased by the glass or by the bottle at the Epicurean Center and brought into class in Orange County.
  • Wine may be purchase by the bottle and brought into class in Culver City
  • A $10.00 corkage fee will be charged to each non-Surfas bottle.
  • Customers will receive a special discount of 10% off small wares and 5% off food purchases.
  • Recipes will be provided and a generous tasting of each dish will be enjoyed.

Return Policy and Cancellation Policy:

  • Surfas will offer a full refund to original tender 48 hours prior to event.
  • Less than 48 hours will be refunded as store credit minus a 20% cancellation fee.
  • Store credits may be used at any location or towards a future cooking class.

$200.00

Chef Maggie Mullen

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1216

Sun, Apr. 30, 2017 @ 12:30 PM
Class 2 of Latin Classics ( Costa Mesa)
 


Latin Classics

Sunday 4/30/2017

12:30pm-3:30pm

Hands-On Cooking Class

$65.00

 

Join Chef Alexa for class number two of Latin Classics, she had so many recipes to share we had to make another one. In this class we will be celebrating Latin foods from all over. Alxea will be walking oyu through from of her favorite recipes and teach us the secerts behind all the flavor in some of these classic latin dishes. We will be making tamales with fresh corn and cheese. We will earn how to perfect the art of Carne Asada and will be topping off this wonderful meal with latin style rice pudding.

 

Enjoy a generous tasting of:

Carne Asada wth Ecuadorian Menestra

Humitas ( Fresh corn and cheese tamales)

Pork Arepas

Arroz con Leche ( Latin style rice pudding)


At Surfas, we believe great cooking isn’t just about recipes; it’s about the techniques and essential ingredients. Come experience the difference. Please call 714-453-COOK(2665) with any questions.

What to expect…

  • Cooking class will be a hands-on experience with a trained Chef Instructor. Therefore we recommend comfortable, close-toe shoes and long hair pulled back.
  • Class prices vary based on technique and the menu.
  • Classes will vary in length, depending on content and will be listed in the description.
  • Classes are open to any skill level and for those 18 or older, unless noted in the description.
  • Classes are held in Surfas’ state of the art Test Kitchen.
  • Wine may be purchased by the glass or by the bottle at the Epicurean Center and brought into class in Orange County.
  • Wine may be purchase by the bottle and brought into class in Culver City.
  • A $10.00 corkage fee will be charged to each non-Surfas bottle.
  • Customers will receive a special discount of 10% off small wares and 5% off food purchases.
  • Recipes will be provided and a generous tasting of each dish will be enjoyed.

Return Policy and Cancelation Policy…

  • Surfas will offer a full refund to original tender 48 hours prior to event.
  • Less than 48 hours will be refunded as store credit minus a 20% cancelation fee.
  • Store credits may be used at any location or towards a future cooking class.

$65.00

Chef Alexa Mata

Costa Mesa