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3 locations: Costa Mesa, Culver City, and Hot Springs
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Tue, May. 3, 2016 @ 5:30 PM
Mastering Knife Skills (Costa Mesa)
 

Not enough seats? We are featuring this class again on Sunday, 6/12 from 12:30-3:30 PM. Please click here for more information and to sign up!

Tuesday, 5/3/16
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
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!

Create and Taste:
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.

 

0 openings available

$65.00

Chef Gary Bradford

Costa Mesa

Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
882

Wed, May. 4, 2016 @ 5:30 PM
Professional 5-Week Cooking Series (Costa Mesa)
 

Wednesday 5/4, 5/11, 5/18, 5/25, 6/1
5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
5 Week Hands-On Cooking Course and Competition
$375.00*
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

Join Surfas in welcoming Chef Dominque Fournier to our popular professional series, hands-on cooking class. Chef Fournier will guide you through both basic and advance recipes which are essential to a great cook. Through the 5 weeks students will learn knife skills, the basics of sauces and soups, and how to garnish and finish each dish. You will also learn how to break down whole chicken and fish, create and use puff pastry for desserts, and compete in a final cooking competition.  Designed for all skill levels, this class is perfect for those who want to take their cooking skills to the next level.

*Each student will be given a white chef jacket (a $27.00 value). Please wear each week.

Week 1 - Knife Skills, Soups and Stocks
Large, Medium, Small dice size cuts
Brunoise, Batonnet, Tourne, and Julienne size cuts
Tomato Soup
Leek Potato Soup
Mushroom Soup
Carrot Soup
Beef Stock
Vegetable Stock

Week 2 - Sauces, Plating, Garnish, and Appetizers
Salade Frisee aux Lardons Oeuf Poche
Shrimp au Jus
Steak au Poivre with Purée Potato
Asparagus with Hollandaise Sauce
Rice Pilaf

Week 3 - Fabrications, Sauté, Brazing
Coq au Vin 
Sea Scallop Anisette
Braised Chicken
Sea Bass with Beurre Blanc

Week 4 - Puff Pastry and Desserts
Puff Pastry
Genoise
Chocolat Mousse
Crème Anglaise
Berry Coulis
Palmiers

Week 5 – Friendly Cooking Competition
Practice what you have learned! In this class students will be divided into teams and asked to create a full meal inspired by dishes previously learned. Our Chef Instructor will be assisting and giving advice. You will then have the opportunity to explain your dish and gather feedback.  Chef Mina Sacramento of Shuck Oyster Bar will be judging. A team will be presented the winner.

About Your Chef:
Chef Dominique Fournier has extensive experience in the culinary world. French born and trained, Fournier has been an Executive Chef for many notable 4 star restaurants from coast to coast including La Parisienne in California and Citronelle in Washington DC, as well as, restaurants in Paris and Corsica France.  Chef Fournier enjoys combining traditional French cooking with modern flair. With 30+ years of experience, Chef is creative and methodical in his cooking and eager to share his experience to educate people about the art of food.

About Your Judge:
Chef Mina Sacramento has had many different careers from graphic design, to flight attendant, to Executive Chef. Her travels around the world have developed her palate and drawn her to the kitchen. Chef Mina trained in the Philippines and Spain. She has worked for the Montage Resort and Spa in Laguna Beach and Marche Moderne in Costa Mesa to name only a few. She currently runs the culinary program at Shuck Oyster Bar, named "Top 100 Restaurant in Orange County."

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.

0 openings available

$375.00

Chef Dominique Fournier

Costa Mesa

Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
959

Fri, May. 6, 2016 @ 6:00 PM
Mother's Day Macarons (Culver City)
 

Friday, 5/6/16
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Hands-On Cooking Class

$65.00


Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District, 8777 Washington Boulevard, Culver City, CA 90232 (map)

Suprise your mom on Mother's Day by creating these delicious Parisian cookie creations!  

Create and taste:
Lavender Macaron with Vanilla Buttercream
Lemon Macaron with Raspberry Jam
Cocoa Macaron with Nutella Filling

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 310.559.47770 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.

5 openings available

$65.00

Chef Stephanie Norcio

Culver City

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
958

Sat, May. 7, 2016 @ 11:00 AM
Chef Demo: Tasty Tapas (Culver City)
 


Tasty Tapas

Saturday, 5/7/16

11AM – 12 PM
Cooking Demonstration
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District, 8777 Washington Boulevard, Culver City, CA 90232 (map)

Join Chef Stephanie a few sample recipes from our upcoming "Tapas & Paella" class.  Learn to make delicious small bites that your friends and family will love! Chef Stephanie will share timeless tips and techniques you won’t want to miss!

Demonstrating and Tasting:

-Spiced Marcona Almonds 

-Toritlla Espagnola

-Manchego Chorizo Stuffed Mushrooms 


*Registration required to attend demonstration. 



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.

39 openings available

$0.00

Chef Stephanie Norcio

Culver City

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
906

Sun, May. 8, 2016 @ 12:30 PM
Mother’s Day Brunch in Wine Country (Costa Mesa)
 

Sunday, 5/8/16
12:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
$65.00*
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

Join Surfas this Mother’s Day for Sunday brunch in wine country. Our Chef Instructor will share tips on how to create a creamy risotto, grill seafood, and make a fluffy zabaglione for dessert.  You will also learn how to cook and pair 4 different types of wines with a fresh, Italian inspired menu. Discover the best way to add new depths of flavor to a dish this Mother's Day… add wine! 

Enjoy a generous taste of:
Melon Prosecco Soup with Lavender Salt
Herb Salad with Mission Figs and Cabernet Vinaigrette
Grilled Prawns with Sauvignon Blanc, Goat Cheese Risotto and Sweet Corn
Honey Zabaglione with Spring Berries and Thyme Butter Cookies

*price is per person. Must be 21 or over 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 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.

1 opening available

$65.00

Chef Anita Chatrisa

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
882

Wed, May. 11, 2016 @ 5:30 PM
Professional 5-Week Cooking Series (Costa Mesa)
 

Wednesday 5/4, 5/11, 5/18, 5/25, 6/1
5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
5 Week Hands-On Cooking Course and Competition
$375.00*
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

Join Surfas in welcoming Chef Dominque Fournier to our popular professional series, hands-on cooking class. Chef Fournier will guide you through both basic and advance recipes which are essential to a great cook. Through the 5 weeks students will learn knife skills, the basics of sauces and soups, and how to garnish and finish each dish. You will also learn how to break down whole chicken and fish, create and use puff pastry for desserts, and compete in a final cooking competition.  Designed for all skill levels, this class is perfect for those who want to take their cooking skills to the next level.

*Each student will be given a white chef jacket (a $27.00 value). Please wear each week.

Week 1 - Knife Skills, Soups and Stocks
Large, Medium, Small dice size cuts
Brunoise, Batonnet, Tourne, and Julienne size cuts
Tomato Soup
Leek Potato Soup
Mushroom Soup
Carrot Soup
Beef Stock
Vegetable Stock

Week 2 - Sauces, Plating, Garnish, and Appetizers
Salade Frisee aux Lardons Oeuf Poche
Shrimp au Jus
Steak au Poivre with Purée Potato
Asparagus with Hollandaise Sauce
Rice Pilaf

Week 3 - Fabrications, Sauté, Brazing
Coq au Vin 
Sea Scallop Anisette
Braised Chicken
Sea Bass with Beurre Blanc

Week 4 - Puff Pastry and Desserts
Puff Pastry
Genoise
Chocolat Mousse
Crème Anglaise
Berry Coulis
Palmiers

Week 5 – Friendly Cooking Competition
Practice what you have learned! In this class students will be divided into teams and asked to create a full meal inspired by dishes previously learned. Our Chef Instructor will be assisting and giving advice. You will then have the opportunity to explain your dish and gather feedback.  Chef Mina Sacramento of Shuck Oyster Bar will be judging. A team will be presented the winner.

About Your Chef:
Chef Dominique Fournier has extensive experience in the culinary world. French born and trained, Fournier has been an Executive Chef for many notable 4 star restaurants from coast to coast including La Parisienne in California and Citronelle in Washington DC, as well as, restaurants in Paris and Corsica France.  Chef Fournier enjoys combining traditional French cooking with modern flair. With 30+ years of experience, Chef is creative and methodical in his cooking and eager to share his experience to educate people about the art of food.

About Your Judge:
Chef Mina Sacramento has had many different careers from graphic design, to flight attendant, to Executive Chef. Her travels around the world have developed her palate and drawn her to the kitchen. Chef Mina trained in the Philippines and Spain. She has worked for the Montage Resort and Spa in Laguna Beach and Marche Moderne in Costa Mesa to name only a few. She currently runs the culinary program at Shuck Oyster Bar, named "Top 100 Restaurant in Orange County."

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.

0 openings available

$375.00

Chef Dominique Fournier

Costa Mesa

Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
948

Thu, May. 12, 2016 @ 6:00 PM
Mother Sauces (Culver City)
 

Thursday, 5/12/16
6 PM - 9 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
$65.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 8777 Washington Blvd, Culver City, CA 

Sauces elevate your cooking by adding flavor, complexity, and color to your favorite dish.  Our Chef Instructor will share fundamentals for preparing a variety of professional sauces, including classic mother sauces and more.  You will make a traditional béchamel sauce, creamy crème anglaise, rich romesco, and a twist on a hollandaise and butter sauce.   You will also learn how to sear scallops, grill steak, and make ice cream from scratch. Join us for a delicious menu with classic techniques you can use to enhance your favorite meals.

Create and taste:
Tomato Sauce with Penne Pasta
Hollandaise Sauce with Sauteed Asparagus
Vinaigrette with Fresh Spring Salad
Bechamel with Steak au Poivre
Espagnole Sauce with Chicken Skewers 

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 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.

 

8 openings available

$65.00

Chef Stephanie Norcio

Culver City

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
917

Fri, May. 13, 2016 @ 5:30 PM
Spring Dinner Party (Costa Mesa)
 

Friday, 5/13/16
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
$75.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

Join Surfas as we enjoy spring’s freshest fruits and vegetables in a delicious gourmet meal.  Our Chef Instructor will show you techniques for grilling meats and vegetables, working with fava beans, and creating creamy rhubarb curd.  We’ll also share ideas for using local and seasonal ingredients while preparing a delicious meal perfect for entertaining friends and family.

Make and taste:
Spring Corn and Fava Bean Salad
Grilled Gremolata Lamb Chops with Balsamic Artichokes
Fresh Herb and Mascarpone Polenta
Rhubarb Curd and Thyme Butter Cookies

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.

 

6 openings available

$75.00

Chef Sharon Murphy

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
884

Sat, May. 14, 2016 @ 12:00 PM
May Day Macarons (Costa Mesa)
 

Due to its popularity we have added another class on Friday, 6/10/16 from 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM. Please click here for more information and to sign up!

Saturday, 5/14/16
12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
$65.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

Celebrate May with warm-weather flavors in your Parisian macaron cookies! Join Surfas as we discover why this French sandwich cookie has taken the culinary world by storm.  Our Chef Instructor will share professional techniques for coloring your cookies, piping with precision, and even achieving the perfect pied (foot). You will also learn how to make and flavor a fluffy Swiss buttercream. Join us as we explore a variety of Spring flavor combinations and tips to make this delicious classic your own.

Create and taste:
Coconut Passion Fruit Macarons
Arnold Palmer Macarons
Blueberry Cream Pie Macarons

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.

0 openings available

$65.00

Chef Aubray Aarvig

Costa Mesa

Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
911

Sun, May. 15, 2016 @ 12:30 PM
Authentic Italian Desserts (Costa Mesa)
 

Saturday, 5/15/16
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
$65.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

From creating the perfect cannoli to a creamy tira mi su, our Chef Instructor will help you create authentic Italian delicacies. This hands-on cooking class is designed to make you a master of Italy's best desserts sure to end any meal perfectly.  Join us and develop timeless techniques for making cakes, cookies, custards and more inspired by Italian cuisine and Chef Rose's Nonna.

Create and Enjoy:
Pignoli Cookies
Chocolate Cannoli with Pistachio and Orange
Apple Zeppole with Cinnamon Dulcey Sauce (Italian Doughnut)
Tiramisu with Dark Chocolate Curls

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.

0 openings available

$65.00

Chef Rose Goldberg

Costa Mesa

Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
895

Sun, May. 15, 2016 @ 1:00 PM
Greek Favorites (Culver City)
 

Sunday, 5/15/16
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Hands-On Cooking Class
$70.00

Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District, 8777 Washington Boulevard, Culver City, CA 90232 (map)

Learn to prepare only the best courses of classic Greek cuisine.


*Recipes from www.HEATculinary.com  HEATculinary@gmail.co(805) 242.1151**

Create and taste:
Zatziki & Tiropita (Phyllo Cheese Triangles) 
Moussaka
Grilled Souvlaki (Lamb & Chicken Skewers)
Galaktoboureko (Custard Phyllo 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 310.559.47770 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 openings available

$70.00

Chef Nikki Dailey

Culver City

Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
935

Tue, May. 17, 2016 @ 12:00 PM
Knife Skills (Culver City)
 

March 17th, 2016
12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Hands-On Cooking Class
$65.00

Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District, 8777 Washington Boulevard, Culver City, CA 90232 (map)

The foundational skill of any culinary education is centered around knife selection, usage, care and maintenance. 
•    Foundational Vegetable & Fruit Cuts: Mince, Dice, Brunoise, Julienne, Chiffonade, Segment & Coring
•    Knife Selection
•    Sharpening & Honing
•    Knife Safety
•    Cleaning & Storage

Meal Served: 
Garlic Roasted Chicken
Crispy Potatoes
Spring Salad & Apple Cobbler


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.

$65.00

Chef Stephanie Norcio

Culver City

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
882

Wed, May. 18, 2016 @ 5:30 PM
Professional 5-Week Cooking Series (Costa Mesa)
 

Wednesday 5/4, 5/11, 5/18, 5/25, 6/1
5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
5 Week Hands-On Cooking Course and Competition
$375.00*
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

Join Surfas in welcoming Chef Dominque Fournier to our popular professional series, hands-on cooking class. Chef Fournier will guide you through both basic and advance recipes which are essential to a great cook. Through the 5 weeks students will learn knife skills, the basics of sauces and soups, and how to garnish and finish each dish. You will also learn how to break down whole chicken and fish, create and use puff pastry for desserts, and compete in a final cooking competition.  Designed for all skill levels, this class is perfect for those who want to take their cooking skills to the next level.

*Each student will be given a white chef jacket (a $27.00 value). Please wear each week.

Week 1 - Knife Skills, Soups and Stocks
Large, Medium, Small dice size cuts
Brunoise, Batonnet, Tourne, and Julienne size cuts
Tomato Soup
Leek Potato Soup
Mushroom Soup
Carrot Soup
Beef Stock
Vegetable Stock

Week 2 - Sauces, Plating, Garnish, and Appetizers
Salade Frisee aux Lardons Oeuf Poche
Shrimp au Jus
Steak au Poivre with Purée Potato
Asparagus with Hollandaise Sauce
Rice Pilaf

Week 3 - Fabrications, Sauté, Brazing
Coq au Vin 
Sea Scallop Anisette
Braised Chicken
Sea Bass with Beurre Blanc

Week 4 - Puff Pastry and Desserts
Puff Pastry
Genoise
Chocolat Mousse
Crème Anglaise
Berry Coulis
Palmiers

Week 5 – Friendly Cooking Competition
Practice what you have learned! In this class students will be divided into teams and asked to create a full meal inspired by dishes previously learned. Our Chef Instructor will be assisting and giving advice. You will then have the opportunity to explain your dish and gather feedback.  Chef Mina Sacramento of Shuck Oyster Bar will be judging. A team will be presented the winner.

About Your Chef:
Chef Dominique Fournier has extensive experience in the culinary world. French born and trained, Fournier has been an Executive Chef for many notable 4 star restaurants from coast to coast including La Parisienne in California and Citronelle in Washington DC, as well as, restaurants in Paris and Corsica France.  Chef Fournier enjoys combining traditional French cooking with modern flair. With 30+ years of experience, Chef is creative and methodical in his cooking and eager to share his experience to educate people about the art of food.

About Your Judge:
Chef Mina Sacramento has had many different careers from graphic design, to flight attendant, to Executive Chef. Her travels around the world have developed her palate and drawn her to the kitchen. Chef Mina trained in the Philippines and Spain. She has worked for the Montage Resort and Spa in Laguna Beach and Marche Moderne in Costa Mesa to name only a few. She currently runs the culinary program at Shuck Oyster Bar, named "Top 100 Restaurant in Orange County."

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.

0 openings available

$375.00

Chef Dominique Fournier

Costa Mesa

Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
914

Thu, May. 19, 2016 @ 5:30 PM
Perfecting Gnocchi (Costa Mesa)
 

Due to popular demand we have added another Perfecting Gnocchi class on Sunday, 6/26 from 12:30-3:30 pm. Please click here for more information and to sign up easily.

Thursday, 5/19/16
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
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 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 openings available

$65.00

Chef Alexa Mata

Costa Mesa

Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
928

Thu, May. 19, 2016 @ 6:00 PM
Tapas and Paella Party (Culver City)
 

Tapas and Paella Party
Thursday, May 19, 2016 
6PM – 9:00 PM
$65.00 Hands-On Cooking Class

Explore the fantastic flavors of Spain! Sip a glass of sangria while learning authentic techniques for preparing traditional tapas and Spanish paella from battering and frying to preparing the perfect stove top custard. As a bonus enjoy a taste of one of the finest meats in the world: hand-carved Jamon Iberico de Bellota! Explore a 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)

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 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 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 Stephanie Norcio

Culver City

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
940

Fri, May. 20, 2016 @ 6:00 PM
Italian Family Favorites (Culver City)
 
Italian Family Favorites
Friday, 5/20/16
6pm -9pm
Hands On Cooking Class
$65.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 8777 Washington Blvd Culver City CA


 Bring the amore to a Friday night by learning the art of Italian cuisine.

  • Minestrone Soup
  • Sauteed Spinach with Garlic Brown Butter
  • Spaghetti & Meatballs
  • Cannoli with Ricotta cream & Toasted Pistachios
 

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 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 Stephanie Norcio

Culver City

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
912

Sat, May. 21, 2016 @ 12:00 PM
Linguini, Fettuccine, and Pappardelle (Costa Mesa)
 

Saturday, 5/21/16
12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
$65.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

Join Surfas as we learn how to make fresh pasta from scratch! Our chef instructor will first show you how to create the perfect pasta dough by hand. Next, you will learn multiple variations and shapes for your dough including linguini, fettuccine, and pappardelle. Finally, you will also create 3 quick yet delicious sauces to pair with your freshly made noodles. There's nothing more delicious than fresh pasta, and making it yourself is much easier than you think!

Enjoy a generous tasting of:
Pappardelle with Cherry Tomatoes, Mozzarella, and Arugula
Fettuccine Carbonara with Guanciale
Linguini with Mint Pea Pesto and Pancetta
Fresh Pasta Dough

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
949

Sat, May. 21, 2016 @ 2:00 PM
The Guilty Pleasures Of Chocolate Therapy Book Demo (Culver City)
 

The Guilty Pleasures Of Chocolate Therapy Book Demo 

Saturday, 5/21/16

Book Demonstration instructed by Beth Bucklaster with tasting included

2-3PM

$10 (Recieve a $10 in-store coupon)

 

Come join Beth Bucklaster the author of "The Guilty Pleasures of Chocolate Therapy"  as she speaks and demos about the theraputic benefits of cooking and eating chocolate. Whether you are a devotee of dark chocolate, a fool for milk chocolate, or a fan of white chocolate, you are sure to love Guilty Pleasures.  It is an enticing collection of recipes and stories of childhood memories and grownup sleepovers, family moments and friendly encounters … all a testament to the therapeutic value and sensory pleasures of chocolate. 

 

 

 

What could be better than learning how to reclaim love while enjoying crafting chocolate goodies in your own kitchen? Besides mending a broken heart, enjoying the process of making these delectable treats, you will receive health benefits that come from consuming chocolate. 

 

CHOCOLATE IMPROVES YOUR HEALTH IN THE FOLLOWING WAYS:

·         Improves cardiovascular health by lowering blood pressure and fighting inflammation.

·         Causes the release of serotonin, dopamine, and endorphins. 

·         Acts as an antioxidant. 

·         Promotes mood enhancement.


$15.00

Chef Nikki Dailey

Culver City

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
915

Sun, May. 22, 2016 @ 12:30 PM
Mother of a Sauce (Costa Mesa)
 

Sunday, 5/22/15
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
$75.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa(map)

Sauces elevate your cooking by adding flavor, complexity, and color to your favorite dish.  Our Chef Instructor will share fundamentals for preparing a variety of professional sauces, including classic mother sauces and more.  You will make a traditional béchamel sauce, creamy crème anglaise, rich romesco, and a twist on a hollandaise and butter sauce.   You will also learn how to sear scallops, grill steak, and make ice cream from scratch. Join us for a delicious menu with classic techniques you can use to enhance your favorite meals.

Create and taste:
Truffle Macaroni and Cheese Bites
Sea Scallops with Raspberry Thyme Beurre Rouge
Asparagus with Citrus Hollandaise
Grilled Flank Steak with Romesco Sauce
Roasted Peach and Praline-Honey 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.

 

1 opening available

$75.00

Chef Gary Bradford

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
894

Sun, May. 22, 2016 @ 1:00 PM
Dim Sum Favorites (Culver City)
 

Sunday, 5/22/16
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Hands-On Cooking Class
$70.00

Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District, 8777 Washington Boulevard, Culver City, CA 90232 (map)

Traditional Cantonese cuisine prepared in small portions for you to enjoy.

Enjoy a generous tasting of:
BBQ Pork Shu Mai (Steamed dumplings)
Cantonese Spring Rolls
Crunchy Coconut Shrimp
Pot Stickers with Ginger Soy Glaze

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.

$70.00

Chef Stephanie Norcio

Culver City

Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
882

Wed, May. 25, 2016 @ 5:30 PM
Professional 5-Week Cooking Series (Costa Mesa)
 

Wednesday 5/4, 5/11, 5/18, 5/25, 6/1
5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
5 Week Hands-On Cooking Course and Competition
$375.00*
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

Join Surfas in welcoming Chef Dominque Fournier to our popular professional series, hands-on cooking class. Chef Fournier will guide you through both basic and advance recipes which are essential to a great cook. Through the 5 weeks students will learn knife skills, the basics of sauces and soups, and how to garnish and finish each dish. You will also learn how to break down whole chicken and fish, create and use puff pastry for desserts, and compete in a final cooking competition.  Designed for all skill levels, this class is perfect for those who want to take their cooking skills to the next level.

*Each student will be given a white chef jacket (a $27.00 value). Please wear each week.

Week 1 - Knife Skills, Soups and Stocks
Large, Medium, Small dice size cuts
Brunoise, Batonnet, Tourne, and Julienne size cuts
Tomato Soup
Leek Potato Soup
Mushroom Soup
Carrot Soup
Beef Stock
Vegetable Stock

Week 2 - Sauces, Plating, Garnish, and Appetizers
Salade Frisee aux Lardons Oeuf Poche
Shrimp au Jus
Steak au Poivre with Purée Potato
Asparagus with Hollandaise Sauce
Rice Pilaf

Week 3 - Fabrications, Sauté, Brazing
Coq au Vin 
Sea Scallop Anisette
Braised Chicken
Sea Bass with Beurre Blanc

Week 4 - Puff Pastry and Desserts
Puff Pastry
Genoise
Chocolat Mousse
Crème Anglaise
Berry Coulis
Palmiers

Week 5 – Friendly Cooking Competition
Practice what you have learned! In this class students will be divided into teams and asked to create a full meal inspired by dishes previously learned. Our Chef Instructor will be assisting and giving advice. You will then have the opportunity to explain your dish and gather feedback.  Chef Mina Sacramento of Shuck Oyster Bar will be judging. A team will be presented the winner.

About Your Chef:
Chef Dominique Fournier has extensive experience in the culinary world. French born and trained, Fournier has been an Executive Chef for many notable 4 star restaurants from coast to coast including La Parisienne in California and Citronelle in Washington DC, as well as, restaurants in Paris and Corsica France.  Chef Fournier enjoys combining traditional French cooking with modern flair. With 30+ years of experience, Chef is creative and methodical in his cooking and eager to share his experience to educate people about the art of food.

About Your Judge:
Chef Mina Sacramento has had many different careers from graphic design, to flight attendant, to Executive Chef. Her travels around the world have developed her palate and drawn her to the kitchen. Chef Mina trained in the Philippines and Spain. She has worked for the Montage Resort and Spa in Laguna Beach and Marche Moderne in Costa Mesa to name only a few. She currently runs the culinary program at Shuck Oyster Bar, named "Top 100 Restaurant in Orange County."

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.

0 openings available

$375.00

Chef Dominique Fournier

Costa Mesa

Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
939

Wed, May. 25, 2016 @ 6:00 PM
Modern Mexican (Culver City)
 

$65.00

Chef Stephanie Norcio

Culver City

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
942

Fri, May. 27, 2016 @ 6:00 PM
Indoor Grilling (Culver City)
 
Friday 5/27/16
6PM-9PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
$65.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 8777 Washington Blvd, Culver City CA
 
Stay inside to capture the grilled flavors we all love!


This class will cover the following:

  • Grilled Apple Salad with Rosemary Dressing
  • Grilled Artichokes with Garlic & Parmesan
  • Mustard-Citrus Grilled Pork Loin
  • Grilled Polenta with Balsamic Pears



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 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 Stephanie Norcio

Culver City

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
924

Sat, May. 28, 2016 @ 11:00 AM
Gourmet Spring Cupcakes (Culver City)
 

Saturday, 5/28/16
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
$65.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 8777 Washington BlvdCulver City, CA

Create individual sweet treats with a gourmet twist in our cupcake cooking class. Our Chef Instructor will share tips for baking fluffy and moist cakes every time.  You will also learn how to make Italian Meringue, Swiss Meringue Buttercream, and twist on American Buttercream.  Celebrate Spring sweetly with gourmet cupcakes!

Make and taste:
Limoncello Meringue Cupcakes 
Chocolate-Covered Strawberry Cupcakes 
Lavender and Vanilla Bean Cupcakes with Honey Frosting

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.

 

$65.00

Chef Stephanie Norcio

Culver City

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
913

Sat, May. 28, 2016 @ 12:00 PM
Gourmet Spring Cupcakes (Costa Mesa)
 

Saturday, 5/28/16
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
$65.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

Create individual sweet treats with a gourmet twist in our cupcake cooking class. Our Chef Instructor will share tips for baking fluffy and moist cakes every time.  You will also learn how to make Italian Meringue, Swiss Meringue Buttercream, and twist on American Buttercream.  Celebrate Spring sweetly with gourmet cupcakes!

Make and taste:
Limoncello Meringue Cupcakes
Chocolate-Covered Strawberry Cupcakes
Lavender and Vanilla Bean Cupcakes with Honey Frosting

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.

 

4 openings available

$65.00

Chef Stacy Horn

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
960

Sat, May. 28, 2016 @ 4:00 PM
Chef Demo: Homemade Pasta Favorites (Culver City)
 

Saturday, 5/28/16
4PM – 5 PM
Cooking Demonstration
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District, 8777 Washington Boulevard, Culver City, CA 90232 (map)

Join Chef Stephanie as he demos a few sample recipes from our upcoming "Pasta-Making" class. Watch the pasta Maestro in action as he teaches you the style and simplicity of preparing homemade pasta! Chef Stephanie will share timeless tips and techniques you won’t want to miss!

Demonstrating and Tasting:

- 4-Cheese Stuffed Ravioli

- Fresh Pesto Sauce

-Tiramisu 

 

*Registration required to attend demonstration. 


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 openings available

$0.00

Chef Stephanie Norcio

Culver City

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
922

Sun, May. 29, 2016 @ 12:30 PM
Spring Ravioli (Costa Mesa)
 

Sunday, 5/29/16
12:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
$65.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

Creating homemade pasta and ravioli is easier than you think and immensely more delicious. Our Chef Instructor will show you how to create the perfect pasta dough and share tips and for rolling and shaping perfect pasta dough and ravioli. You will also learn how to make a variety of seasonal fillings to pair with a tomato, brown butter, and cream sauce. By the end of the class, you’ll wonder why you never tried this before!

Create and taste:
Asparagus and Tarragon Ravioli
Wine and Mushroom Cream Sauce
Fresh Corn and Goat Cheese Ravioli
Brown Butter Sauce with Lemon
Spring Peas and Mint Ravioli with Lamb Sausage
San Marzano Tomato 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 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.

5 openings available

$65.00

Chef Alexa Mata

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
925

Sun, May. 29, 2016 @ 1:00 PM
Artisanal Bread (Culver City)
 

Sunday 5/29/16
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Hands-On Cooking Class
$65.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District, 8777 Washington Boulevard, Culver City, CA 90232 (map)

Learn to mix, ferment, shape & bake hand crafted breads & artisanal loaves.

Create and taste:
Sourdough Starter & Boule
French Baguette
Honey Yeast Rolls
Butter Biscuits


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.

6 openings available

$65.00

Chef Stephanie Norcio

Culver City

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
882

Wed, Jun. 1, 2016 @ 5:30 PM
Professional 5-Week Cooking Series (Costa Mesa)
 

Wednesday 5/4, 5/11, 5/18, 5/25, 6/1
5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
5 Week Hands-On Cooking Course and Competition
$375.00*
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

Join Surfas in welcoming Chef Dominque Fournier to our popular professional series, hands-on cooking class. Chef Fournier will guide you through both basic and advance recipes which are essential to a great cook. Through the 5 weeks students will learn knife skills, the basics of sauces and soups, and how to garnish and finish each dish. You will also learn how to break down whole chicken and fish, create and use puff pastry for desserts, and compete in a final cooking competition.  Designed for all skill levels, this class is perfect for those who want to take their cooking skills to the next level.

*Each student will be given a white chef jacket (a $27.00 value). Please wear each week.

Week 1 - Knife Skills, Soups and Stocks
Large, Medium, Small dice size cuts
Brunoise, Batonnet, Tourne, and Julienne size cuts
Tomato Soup
Leek Potato Soup
Mushroom Soup
Carrot Soup
Beef Stock
Vegetable Stock

Week 2 - Sauces, Plating, Garnish, and Appetizers
Salade Frisee aux Lardons Oeuf Poche
Shrimp au Jus
Steak au Poivre with Purée Potato
Asparagus with Hollandaise Sauce
Rice Pilaf

Week 3 - Fabrications, Sauté, Brazing
Coq au Vin 
Sea Scallop Anisette
Braised Chicken
Sea Bass with Beurre Blanc

Week 4 - Puff Pastry and Desserts
Puff Pastry
Genoise
Chocolat Mousse
Crème Anglaise
Berry Coulis
Palmiers

Week 5 – Friendly Cooking Competition
Practice what you have learned! In this class students will be divided into teams and asked to create a full meal inspired by dishes previously learned. Our Chef Instructor will be assisting and giving advice. You will then have the opportunity to explain your dish and gather feedback.  Chef Mina Sacramento of Shuck Oyster Bar will be judging. A team will be presented the winner.

About Your Chef:
Chef Dominique Fournier has extensive experience in the culinary world. French born and trained, Fournier has been an Executive Chef for many notable 4 star restaurants from coast to coast including La Parisienne in California and Citronelle in Washington DC, as well as, restaurants in Paris and Corsica France.  Chef Fournier enjoys combining traditional French cooking with modern flair. With 30+ years of experience, Chef is creative and methodical in his cooking and eager to share his experience to educate people about the art of food.

About Your Judge:
Chef Mina Sacramento has had many different careers from graphic design, to flight attendant, to Executive Chef. Her travels around the world have developed her palate and drawn her to the kitchen. Chef Mina trained in the Philippines and Spain. She has worked for the Montage Resort and Spa in Laguna Beach and Marche Moderne in Costa Mesa to name only a few. She currently runs the culinary program at Shuck Oyster Bar, named "Top 100 Restaurant in Orange County."

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.

0 openings available

$375.00

Chef Dominique Fournier

Costa Mesa

Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
965

Fri, Jun. 3, 2016 @ 6:00 PM
Cooking in Patois - Jamaican Home Cooking(Culver City)
 

Cooking in Patois - Jamaican Home Cooking

Friday 6/3/16

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class 
$65.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 
8777 Washington BlvdCulver City, CA


Traditional Jamaican food is indeed something to be experienced, even if you can't be in Jamaica! so come join us as we show you everything you need to know about eating and drinking the authentic Jamaica way. "Hearty Homemade Jamaican Classics" brought to you by our Chef Instructor, Chef Rush (a Jamaican herself) will cover the delicate art of balancing sweet, spicy, smoky, Caribbean flavors and will take your taste buds on a culinary journey! Students will learn to make traditional jerk chicken, a spicy, sweet, soup or condiment called Callaloo, Pepperpot Stew a beefy carribean staple, and a sweet at tart key lime pie.

 

Create and Enjoy: 

·        - Pepperpot Stew with Cornmeal Dumplings

·        - Callaloo (Roasted Peppers & Papaya with Coconut Milk)

·         -Jerk Chicken with Rice & Peas

·         -Key Lime Mini Pies


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.
  • 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.
  • No refunds of any kind will be issued on the day of or after the day of the original class.

 

$65.00

Chef Stephanie Norcio

Culver City

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
920

Sat, Jun. 4, 2016 @ 10:00 AM
Professional 4-Week Baking Series (Costa Mesa)
 

Saturday, 6/4, 6/11, 6/18, 6/25
10:00 AM – 2:30 PM*
4 Week Hands-On Baking Course
$375.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

Join Surfas in welcoming Chef Colleen Johnson to our popular professional series, hands-on cooking classes. Chef Johnson will guide you through both basic and advance recipes which are essential to a great baker. Through the 4 weeks students will learn creams, sauces, mousses, cookies, and pies. You will also focus on quick and yeast dough, biscuits, pate a choux, and scones. Chef Johnson will also guide you through filling, frosting, and garnishing a genoise cake. Designed for all skill levels, this class is perfect for those who want to take their baking skills to the next level.
Each student will be given a white chef jacket (a $27.00 value). Please wear each week.
*Please note each class is 4 1/2 hours.

Week 1 - Creams, Sauces, Moussse, Pies and Tarts
Pastry Cream
Cremé Anglaise
Pâté Sucre
Pâté Brisee
Banana Cream Tart
Chocolate Mousse Pie
Cream Chantilly
Fruit Coulis
Caramel Sauce

Week 2 - Quick and Yeast Dough
Biscuits
Scones
Galette
Muffins
Brioche  
Focaccia Bread
French Pissaladiere

Week 3 - Pate a Choux, Cookies, and Glazes
Éclair
Cream Puffs
Gourgeres
Chocolate Rye Cookies
Walnut Cinnamon Slices
Lemon Bars on Brown Butter Shortbread

Week 4 - Cake, Buttercream, Ganache, and Fillings
Genoise
Italian Meringue
Buttercream
Chocolate Ganache
Simple Decorations

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.

$375.00

Chef Colleen Johnson

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
929

Sat, Jun. 4, 2016 @ 11:00 AM
Croissants, Scones, & Breakfast Pastries (Culver City)
 

Saturday, 6/4/16
11:00 AM – 2:00 PM 
Hands-On Cooking Class
$65.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 8777 Washington Blvd, Culver City, CA
Master everyone’s favorite breakfast pastries in this extensive cooking class.  Our Chef Instructor will walk you through every step of making buttery and chocolate croissants. You will also learn how to make flaky sweet and savory scones, moist coffee cake and muffins, and donuts from scratch. Impress your friends and family with your perfect breakfast pastries!   

Create and taste:
Butter Croissants
Chocolate Croissants
Cheddar and Prosciutto Scones
Sweet Lavender Scones with Ginger Sugar
Raspberry Sour Cream Coffee Cake
Blueberry Buttermilk Muffins
French Crullers with Vanilla Bean Glaze

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 31055947770 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 Stephanie Norcio

Culver City

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
905

Sun, Jun. 5, 2016 @ 12:30 PM
Southern Supper (Costa Mesa)
 

Sunday, 6/5/16
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
$65.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

The flavors of the South are always a favorite on a warm evening.  In this hands-on class, our Chef Instructor will show you how to bake chicken and pasta perfectly. You will also learn how to make a glaze, create a classic béchamel sauce, and tips for creating an upsdie down cake. Easier than you think and more delicious than you can imagine, this menu will soon become your favorite.

Enjoy a generous tasting of:
Muffuletta Olive Salad
Bourbon Baked Chicken
Collard Greens
Southern Macaroni and Cheese
Peach Upside-Down Cake

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 Alexa Mata

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
968

Mon, Jun. 6, 2016 @ 9:00 AM
CERTIFIED FOOD SAFETY MANAGER COURSE AND EXAM (Culver City)
 

CERTIFIED FOOD SAFETY MANAGER COURSE AND EXAM

Monday, 6/6/16

9:00 AM – 2:00 PM

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

Price: $125.00

Instructor: Garth Maijala, Fidelity Safety & Training

 

This review course will provide you with thorough knowledge of food safety principles that you can take back and apply to your workplace.  The review course is designed to reinforce the material found in the FDA Food Code, and to provide you with an opportunity to ask questions and relate food safety principles to your operation.  The topics covered in this course shall include, but not limited to:

 

  • Preventing Contamination and Cross-Contamination
  • Ensuring Personal Hygiene and Employee Health
  • Actively Managing Controls in a Food Establishment
  • Preventing Cross-Contamination
  • Monitoring the Flow of Foods
  • Ensuring Product Time and Temperature Controls
  • Safe Food Preparation
  • Receiving and Storing Food
  • Methods of Thawing, Cooking, Cooling and Reheating Food
  • Conducting Cleaning and Sanitizing
  • Managing the Physical Facility Design and Maintenance
  • Preventing and Controlling Pests (Insects/Rodents)
  • HACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points)
  • Food Safety Regulations
  • And more . . .

 

In order to become certified, participants must pass the exam given at the end of the course with a score of 75% or better.  Certification is good for five years in California and this program is ANSI Accredited.  Our courses are taught in English, but the course handout and exam are available in Spanish.  The course is educational, entertaining, and divided into lecture, discussion, fill-in-the-blank handouts, and a visual presentation.  Course/Exam completion time is approximate, depending on when candidate completes the exam.

This program includes:

·         Live 210 minute training

·         Visual presentation

·         Fill in the blank handout (English or Spanish)

·         FS&T Food Safety Handbook in English

·         Written 80 question multiple-choice exam (Up to two hours, English or Spanish)

·         County, State and ANSI approved certificate for those that pass the exam

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 50% cancelation fee.

·         Store credits may be used towards a future cooking class.

·         No refunds of any kind will be issued on the day of or after the day of the origional class.

 

Special Note:

 

Please bring a picture identification card (driver’s license, state ID, military ID, student ID, or passport) to the course.  A picture ID will be required at exam time.  If you wear glasses for reading or for distance, please bring them to class.  Food will be available for purchase during the lunch break.  If you would like the FS&T Food Safety Handbook in English for pre-study, please send an email to safety@fidelitysafety.com AFTER you register for the course. 

20 openings available

$125.00

Chef Stephanie Norcio

Culver City

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
963

Wed, Jun. 8, 2016 @ 5:30 PM
Taste of India (Costa Mesa)
 

Wednesday, 6/8/16
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
$65.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (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 create a chutney, marinate and grill moist chicken, turn chai tea spices into homemade ice cream, 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)
Masala Chai Tea Ice Cream with Cardamom Shortbread Cookies

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 Anita Chatrisa

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
934

Fri, Jun. 10, 2016 @ 2:00 PM
Majestic Macarons (Culver City)
 

Friday, 6/10/16
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Hands-On Cooking Class

$65.00


Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District, 8777 Washington Boulevard, Culver City, CA 90232 (map)

There’s no better time to learn the art of the French Macaron than Springtime!  

Create and taste:
Lavender Macaron with Vanilla Buttercream
Almond Macaron with Raspberry Cream
Cocoa Macaron with Nutella Filling

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 310.559.47770 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 Stephanie Norcio

Culver City

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
967

Fri, Jun. 10, 2016 @ 5:30 PM
Beach Day Macarons (Costa Mesa)
 

Friday, 6/10/16
5:30 PM – 8:30 PM
$65.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

Celebrate beach days with warm-weather flavors in your Parisian macaron cookies! Join Surfas as we discover why this French sandwich cookie has taken the culinary world by storm.  Our Chef Instructor will share professional techniques for coloring your cookies, piping with precision, and even achieving the perfect pied (foot). You will also learn how to make and flavor a fluffy Swiss buttercream. Join us as we explore a variety of flavor combinations and tips to make this delicious classic your own.

Create and taste:
Coconut Passion Fruit Macarons
Arnold Palmer Macarons
Blueberry Cream Pie Macarons

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 Rose Goldberg

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
920

Sat, Jun. 11, 2016 @ 10:00 AM
Professional 4-Week Baking Series (Costa Mesa)
 

Saturday, 6/4, 6/11, 6/18, 6/25
10:00 AM – 2:30 PM*
4 Week Hands-On Baking Course
$375.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

Join Surfas in welcoming Chef Colleen Johnson to our popular professional series, hands-on cooking classes. Chef Johnson will guide you through both basic and advance recipes which are essential to a great baker. Through the 4 weeks students will learn creams, sauces, mousses, cookies, and pies. You will also focus on quick and yeast dough, biscuits, pate a choux, and scones. Chef Johnson will also guide you through filling, frosting, and garnishing a genoise cake. Designed for all skill levels, this class is perfect for those who want to take their baking skills to the next level.
Each student will be given a white chef jacket (a $27.00 value). Please wear each week.
*Please note each class is 4 1/2 hours.

Week 1 - Creams, Sauces, Moussse, Pies and Tarts
Pastry Cream
Cremé Anglaise
Pâté Sucre
Pâté Brisee
Banana Cream Tart
Chocolate Mousse Pie
Cream Chantilly
Fruit Coulis
Caramel Sauce

Week 2 - Quick and Yeast Dough
Biscuits
Scones
Galette
Muffins
Brioche  
Focaccia Bread
French Pissaladiere

Week 3 - Pate a Choux, Cookies, and Glazes
Éclair
Cream Puffs
Gourgeres
Chocolate Rye Cookies
Walnut Cinnamon Slices
Lemon Bars on Brown Butter Shortbread

Week 4 - Cake, Buttercream, Ganache, and Fillings
Genoise
Italian Meringue
Buttercream
Chocolate Ganache
Simple Decorations

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.

$375.00

Chef Colleen Johnson

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
955

Sun, Jun. 12, 2016 @ 12:30 PM
Mastering Knife Skills (Costa Mesa)
 

Sunday, 6/12/16
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
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!

Create and Taste:
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 Gary Bradford

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
964

Mon, Jun. 13, 2016 @ 10:00 AM
SERVSAFE® FOOD SAFETY MANAGEMENT TRAINING (Costa Mesa)
 

SERVSAFE® FOOD SAFETY MANAGEMENT TRAINING
Monday, 6/13/16
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

The ServSafe® program provides food safety training, exam and educational materials* to foodservice managers. Students can earn the ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification, accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI)-Conference for Food Protection (CFP).

The program blends the latest FDA Food Code, food safety research, and years of food sanitation training experience. Managers learn to implement essential food safety practices and create a culture of food safety. All content and materials are based on actual job tasks identified by foodservice industry experts.

Trust the only food safety program with roots in the foodservice industry to help you protect customer health, improve employee performance and preserve business reputation.

The ServSafe program helps prepare you for the ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification exam. Training covers these concepts:
•    The Importance of Food Safety
•    Good Personal Hygiene
•    Time and Temperature Control
•    Preventing Cross-Contamination
•    Cleaning and Sanitizing
•    Safe Food Preparation
•    Receiving and Storing Food
•    Methods of Thawing, Cooking, Cooling and Reheating Food
•    HACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points)
•    Food Safety Regulations
•    And more . . .

This program also includes:
•    A live 150 minute training followed by 90 minute exam
•    The Servsafe Manager book (a $70 value)
•    E-Certificates will be available 7-14 days after exam

*The Servsafe Manager book will be provided in advance, pick-up from Surfas Culinary District upon registering for class.  It is highly recommended that the participants acquire the Servsafe Manager book in advance, read the book and complete the pre-work sections. Please call 714-453-COOK(2665) with any questions.

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 50% cancelation fee.
  • Store credits may be used towards a future cooking class.
  • Once the Servsafe Manager book is obtained, the class sale is final.

$125.00

Andrew Johnson

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
956

Thu, Jun. 16, 2016 @ 11:00 AM
The Secret to Creamy Risotto (Costa Mesa)
 

Thursday, 6/16/16
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM*
Hands-On Cooking Workshop
$45.00

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

Risotto is the perfect side dish or main course anytime of the year.   Using the fresh flavors of summer, our Chef instructor will share tips on making cream risotto every time. You will also learn which rice to use, the perfect cooking tools, and tips on how to customize your dish at home. Put your fears to rest and witness how easy this Italian staple is to master. 
*Please note this is a 2-hour workshop.

Create and taste:
Lemon Risotto with Pancetta and Fresh Thyme
Sweet Corn and Goat Cheese Risotto
Sausage and Fennel Risotto with Aged Balsamic Vinegar

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.

 

$45.00

Chef Christianne Winthrop

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
937

Thu, Jun. 16, 2016 @ 6:00 PM
Knife Skills (Culver City)
 

June 16th, 2016
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Hands-On Cooking Class
$65.00

Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District, 8777 Washington Boulevard, Culver City, CA 90232 (map)

The foundational skill of any culinary education is centered around knife selection, usage, care and maintenance. 
•    Foundational Vegetable & Fruit Cuts: Mince, Dice, Brunoise, Julienne, Chiffonade, Segment & Coring
•    Knife Selection
•    Sharpening & Honing
•    Knife Safety
•    Cleaning & Storage

Meal Served: 
Garlic Roasted Chicken
Crispy Potatoes
Spring Salad & Apple Cobbler


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.

$65.00

Chef Stephanie Norcio

Culver City

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
883

Fri, Jun. 17, 2016 @ 5:30 PM
Fresh and Fabulous French Cuisine (Costa Mesa)
 

Friday, 6/17/16
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
$75.00*
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

Enjoy French cuisine featuring fresh and seasonal ingredients. Your Chef Instructor will share tips for grilling fish, roasting vegetables, and making a light summer soup. You will also learn the secrets behind creamy aioli and perfect pie crusts. Warm up your French accents and join us for a night of fresh and fabulous cuisine.

Create and taste:
Vichyssoise with Fennel and Watercress
Grilled Ahi Tuna with Herbes de Provence and Citrus Aioli
Lemon Roasted Haricots Verts with Marcona Almonds and Marjoram
Apricot Frangipane Tart with Orange Blossom Honey
Pâte à Foncer


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.

$75.00

Chef Sharon Murphy

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
920

Sat, Jun. 18, 2016 @ 10:00 AM
Professional 4-Week Baking Series (Costa Mesa)
 

Saturday, 6/4, 6/11, 6/18, 6/25
10:00 AM – 2:30 PM*
4 Week Hands-On Baking Course
$375.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

Join Surfas in welcoming Chef Colleen Johnson to our popular professional series, hands-on cooking classes. Chef Johnson will guide you through both basic and advance recipes which are essential to a great baker. Through the 4 weeks students will learn creams, sauces, mousses, cookies, and pies. You will also focus on quick and yeast dough, biscuits, pate a choux, and scones. Chef Johnson will also guide you through filling, frosting, and garnishing a genoise cake. Designed for all skill levels, this class is perfect for those who want to take their baking skills to the next level.
Each student will be given a white chef jacket (a $27.00 value). Please wear each week.
*Please note each class is 4 1/2 hours.

Week 1 - Creams, Sauces, Moussse, Pies and Tarts
Pastry Cream
Cremé Anglaise
Pâté Sucre
Pâté Brisee
Banana Cream Tart
Chocolate Mousse Pie
Cream Chantilly
Fruit Coulis
Caramel Sauce

Week 2 - Quick and Yeast Dough
Biscuits
Scones
Galette
Muffins
Brioche  
Focaccia Bread
French Pissaladiere

Week 3 - Pate a Choux, Cookies, and Glazes
Éclair
Cream Puffs
Gourgeres
Chocolate Rye Cookies
Walnut Cinnamon Slices
Lemon Bars on Brown Butter Shortbread

Week 4 - Cake, Buttercream, Ganache, and Fillings
Genoise
Italian Meringue
Buttercream
Chocolate Ganache
Simple Decorations

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.

$375.00

Chef Colleen Johnson

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
962

Sun, Jun. 19, 2016 @ 12:30 PM
Grilling with Dad (Costa Mesa)
 

Sunday, 6/19/16
12:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Hands-on Cooking Class
$38.00*
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

Spend your Father’s Day learning to grill with Dad! Create family-friendly favorites while sharing your love of grilling.  Cook side-by-side together and create delicious food and priceless memories.

Create and enjoy together:
Guacamole with Charred Corn and Grilled Chips
Cheddar Stuffed Hamburgers
Grilled Fingerling Potatoes with Warm Bacon Dressing
S’mores Sundaes

*price is per person. Children of all ages are invited to attend. All children must be accompanied by an adult. A minimum of 2 seats must be purchased to attend.

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.

$38.00

Chef Gary Bradford

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
916

Fri, Jun. 24, 2016 @ 5:30 PM
Cook Like a Foodie (Costa Mesa)
 

Friday, 6/24/16
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
$75.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa(map)

Join Surfas as we create delicious dishes using fresh, seasonal ingredients from a foodie inspired menu. You will learn techniques for pickling, blanching, and making ganache. Your Chef Instructor will also show you how to create an emulsion for a vinaigrette and the secrets behind crispy duck breast. From one foodie to another, enjoy a gourmet dinner easy enough to make at home.

Enjoy a generous tasting of:
Summer Salad with Sweet Pickled Strawberries and Creamy Feta
Seared Duck Breast with Blackberry Gastrique
Haricot Verts with Walnut and Orange Gremolata
Chocolate and Cabra Goat Cheese Truffles with Rose Sea Salt

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.

 

$75.00

Chef Gary Bradford

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
920

Sat, Jun. 25, 2016 @ 10:00 AM
Professional 4-Week Baking Series (Costa Mesa)
 

Saturday, 6/4, 6/11, 6/18, 6/25
10:00 AM – 2:30 PM*
4 Week Hands-On Baking Course
$375.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

Join Surfas in welcoming Chef Colleen Johnson to our popular professional series, hands-on cooking classes. Chef Johnson will guide you through both basic and advance recipes which are essential to a great baker. Through the 4 weeks students will learn creams, sauces, mousses, cookies, and pies. You will also focus on quick and yeast dough, biscuits, pate a choux, and scones. Chef Johnson will also guide you through filling, frosting, and garnishing a genoise cake. Designed for all skill levels, this class is perfect for those who want to take their baking skills to the next level.
Each student will be given a white chef jacket (a $27.00 value). Please wear each week.
*Please note each class is 4 1/2 hours.

Week 1 - Creams, Sauces, Moussse, Pies and Tarts
Pastry Cream
Cremé Anglaise
Pâté Sucre
Pâté Brisee
Banana Cream Tart
Chocolate Mousse Pie
Cream Chantilly
Fruit Coulis
Caramel Sauce

Week 2 - Quick and Yeast Dough
Biscuits
Scones
Galette
Muffins
Brioche  
Focaccia Bread
French Pissaladiere

Week 3 - Pate a Choux, Cookies, and Glazes
Éclair
Cream Puffs
Gourgeres
Chocolate Rye Cookies
Walnut Cinnamon Slices
Lemon Bars on Brown Butter Shortbread

Week 4 - Cake, Buttercream, Ganache, and Fillings
Genoise
Italian Meringue
Buttercream
Chocolate Ganache
Simple Decorations

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.

$375.00

Chef Colleen Johnson

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
961

Sun, Jun. 26, 2016 @ 12:30 PM
Perfecting Gnocchi (Costa Mesa)
 

Sunday, 6/26/16
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
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 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 Alexa Mata

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
952

Mon, Jun. 27, 2016 @ 10:00 AM
Summer’s Favorite Foods! 3-Day Cooking Camp Ages 7-11 (CM)
 

6/27, 6/28, and 6/29
10:00 -12:30 pm
$200.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

Bring in your little chefs for 3 fun-filled day of cooking summer’s favorite foods! In this hands-on class our instructor will teach your little ones how to make quesadillas with homemade tortillas and chicken fingers with barbecue sauce for scratch, and ice cream with homemade cones and hot fudge.  They will also learn how to follow a recipe and the importance of being safe in the kitchen. Plus, your cooks will go home with their very own Surfas apron!

Day 1
Hot Chocolate Pudding
Cornflake Chicken Fingers
Brown Sugar Barbecue Sauce
Creamy and Crunchy Potato Salad
Very Berry Cobbler

Day2
Cheese Quesadilla
Handmade Tortillas
Tomato Salsa
Guacamole
Watermelon Lime Popsicles
Strawberry Lemonade

Day 3
Individual Pizzas
Tomato Sauce
Pizza Dough
Homemade Ice Cream Cones
Vanilla Bean Ice Cream
Hot Fudge Sauce
Chocolate-Dipped Strawberries

This cooking camp is for ages 7 to 11. Classes are only available as a 3-day series, no single day enrollments. Permission slip required to attend.

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.
  • 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.

 

$200.00

Chef Sharon Murphy

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
952

Tue, Jun. 28, 2016 @ 10:00 AM
Summer’s Favorite Foods! 3-Day Cooking Camp Ages 7-11 (CM)
 

6/27, 6/28, and 6/29
10:00 -12:30 pm
$200.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

Bring in your little chefs for 3 fun-filled day of cooking summer’s favorite foods! In this hands-on class our instructor will teach your little ones how to make quesadillas with homemade tortillas and chicken fingers with barbecue sauce for scratch, and ice cream with homemade cones and hot fudge.  They will also learn how to follow a recipe and the importance of being safe in the kitchen. Plus, your cooks will go home with their very own Surfas apron!

Day 1
Hot Chocolate Pudding
Cornflake Chicken Fingers
Brown Sugar Barbecue Sauce
Creamy and Crunchy Potato Salad
Very Berry Cobbler

Day2
Cheese Quesadilla
Handmade Tortillas
Tomato Salsa
Guacamole
Watermelon Lime Popsicles
Strawberry Lemonade

Day 3
Individual Pizzas
Tomato Sauce
Pizza Dough
Homemade Ice Cream Cones
Vanilla Bean Ice Cream
Hot Fudge Sauce
Chocolate-Dipped Strawberries

This cooking camp is for ages 7 to 11. Classes are only available as a 3-day series, no single day enrollments. Permission slip required to attend.

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.
  • 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.

 

$200.00

Chef Sharon Murphy

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
952

Wed, Jun. 29, 2016 @ 10:00 AM
Summer’s Favorite Foods! 3-Day Cooking Camp Ages 7-11 (CM)
 

6/27, 6/28, and 6/29
10:00 -12:30 pm
$200.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

Bring in your little chefs for 3 fun-filled day of cooking summer’s favorite foods! In this hands-on class our instructor will teach your little ones how to make quesadillas with homemade tortillas and chicken fingers with barbecue sauce for scratch, and ice cream with homemade cones and hot fudge.  They will also learn how to follow a recipe and the importance of being safe in the kitchen. Plus, your cooks will go home with their very own Surfas apron!

Day 1
Hot Chocolate Pudding
Cornflake Chicken Fingers
Brown Sugar Barbecue Sauce
Creamy and Crunchy Potato Salad
Very Berry Cobbler

Day2
Cheese Quesadilla
Handmade Tortillas
Tomato Salsa
Guacamole
Watermelon Lime Popsicles
Strawberry Lemonade

Day 3
Individual Pizzas
Tomato Sauce
Pizza Dough
Homemade Ice Cream Cones
Vanilla Bean Ice Cream
Hot Fudge Sauce
Chocolate-Dipped Strawberries

This cooking camp is for ages 7 to 11. Classes are only available as a 3-day series, no single day enrollments. Permission slip required to attend.

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.
  • 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.

 

$200.00

Chef Sharon Murphy

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
950

Mon, Jul. 11, 2016 @ 10:00 AM
Just Desserts! 3-day Baking Camp for Ages 12-17 (Costa Mesa)
 

7/11, 7/12, and 7/13
10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
$225.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

Bring in your future pastry chefs for 3 fun-filled days of global dessert and baking favorites! In this hands-on class we will teach your teens how to make soufflés, cinnamon rolls, pound cake, and the coveted Parisian macaron cookies. Our Chef Instructor will also teach your bakers the fundamentals of piping, working with egg based and yeast doughs, whipping egg whites and creams, and creating flaky pie and tart crust. Plus your future pastry chefs will go home with their very own Surfas apron!

Your future pastry chefs will create:
Summer Berry Crumble Pie
Flaky Pie Crust
French Fruit Tarts with Berries and Mint
Sea Salt and Vanilla Shortcrust
Parisian Macarons
Creme Patissiere
Pâte â Choux
Chocolate Glazed Éclairs
Vanilla Bean Profiteroles
Orange Cream Chantilly
Thyme and Gruyere Gougeres
Mascarpone Panna Cotta with Balsamic Strawberries
Cinnamon Rolls with Cream Cheese Frosting
Lemon Buttermilk Pound Cake

This cooking camp is for ages 12 to 17 and recommended for those who already love to bake and are looking for a challenge. Classes are only available as a 3-day series, no single day enrollments. Permission slip required to attend.

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.
  • 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.

$225.00

Chef Sharon Murphy

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
950

Tue, Jul. 12, 2016 @ 10:00 AM
Just Desserts! 3-day Baking Camp for Ages 12-17 (Costa Mesa)
 

7/11, 7/12, and 7/13
10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
$225.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

Bring in your future pastry chefs for 3 fun-filled days of global dessert and baking favorites! In this hands-on class we will teach your teens how to make soufflés, cinnamon rolls, pound cake, and the coveted Parisian macaron cookies. Our Chef Instructor will also teach your bakers the fundamentals of piping, working with egg based and yeast doughs, whipping egg whites and creams, and creating flaky pie and tart crust. Plus your future pastry chefs will go home with their very own Surfas apron!

Your future pastry chefs will create:
Summer Berry Crumble Pie
Flaky Pie Crust
French Fruit Tarts with Berries and Mint
Sea Salt and Vanilla Shortcrust
Parisian Macarons
Creme Patissiere
Pâte â Choux
Chocolate Glazed Éclairs
Vanilla Bean Profiteroles
Orange Cream Chantilly
Thyme and Gruyere Gougeres
Mascarpone Panna Cotta with Balsamic Strawberries
Cinnamon Rolls with Cream Cheese Frosting
Lemon Buttermilk Pound Cake

This cooking camp is for ages 12 to 17 and recommended for those who already love to bake and are looking for a challenge. Classes are only available as a 3-day series, no single day enrollments. Permission slip required to attend.

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.
  • 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.

$225.00

Chef Sharon Murphy

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
950

Wed, Jul. 13, 2016 @ 10:00 AM
Just Desserts! 3-day Baking Camp for Ages 12-17 (Costa Mesa)
 

7/11, 7/12, and 7/13
10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
$225.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

Bring in your future pastry chefs for 3 fun-filled days of global dessert and baking favorites! In this hands-on class we will teach your teens how to make soufflés, cinnamon rolls, pound cake, and the coveted Parisian macaron cookies. Our Chef Instructor will also teach your bakers the fundamentals of piping, working with egg based and yeast doughs, whipping egg whites and creams, and creating flaky pie and tart crust. Plus your future pastry chefs will go home with their very own Surfas apron!

Your future pastry chefs will create:
Summer Berry Crumble Pie
Flaky Pie Crust
French Fruit Tarts with Berries and Mint
Sea Salt and Vanilla Shortcrust
Parisian Macarons
Creme Patissiere
Pâte â Choux
Chocolate Glazed Éclairs
Vanilla Bean Profiteroles
Orange Cream Chantilly
Thyme and Gruyere Gougeres
Mascarpone Panna Cotta with Balsamic Strawberries
Cinnamon Rolls with Cream Cheese Frosting
Lemon Buttermilk Pound Cake

This cooking camp is for ages 12 to 17 and recommended for those who already love to bake and are looking for a challenge. Classes are only available as a 3-day series, no single day enrollments. Permission slip required to attend.

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.
  • 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.

$225.00

Chef Sharon Murphy

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
951

Mon, Jul. 18, 2016 @ 10:00 AM
Just Desserts! 2-day Baking Camp for Ages 7-11 (Costa Mesa)
 

7/18 and 7/19
10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
$135.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa
(map)

Bring in your little pastry chefs for 2 fun-filled days of baking and desserts! In this hands-on class we will teach your bakers how to make tarts, cream puffs, and pound cake.  Our Chef Instructor will also teach your little ones the fundamentals of piping, reading a recipe, aerating cream, and the baking creaming method. Plus your future pastry chefs will go home with their very own Surfas apron!

Your future pastry chefs will create:
Strawberry Cream Cheese Tart
Vanilla Bean Shortcrust
Pâte â Choux
Vanilla Bean Profiteroles
Orange Cream Chantilly
Cheddar and Chive Gougeres
Lemon Buttermilk Pound Cake
Triple Chocolate S’Mores Cookies
Very Berry Cobbler

This cooking camp is for ages 7 to 11 and recommended for those who already love to bake. Classes are only available as a 2-day series, no single day enrollments. Permission slip required to attend.

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.
  • 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.

 

$135.00

Chef Stacy Horn

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
969

Tue, Jul. 19, 2016 @ 9:00 AM
CERTIFIED FOOD SAFETY MANAGER COURSE AND EXAM (Culver City)
 

CERTIFIED FOOD SAFETY MANAGER COURSE AND EXAM

Monday, 6/6/16

9:00 AM – 2:00 PM

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

Price: $125.00

Instructor: Garth Maijala, Fidelity Safety & Training

 

This review course will provide you with thorough knowledge of food safety principles that you can take back and apply to your workplace.  The review course is designed to reinforce the material found in the FDA Food Code, and to provide you with an opportunity to ask questions and relate food safety principles to your operation.  The topics covered in this course shall include, but not limited to:

 

  • Preventing Contamination and Cross-Contamination
  • Ensuring Personal Hygiene and Employee Health
  • Actively Managing Controls in a Food Establishment
  • Preventing Cross-Contamination
  • Monitoring the Flow of Foods
  • Ensuring Product Time and Temperature Controls
  • Safe Food Preparation
  • Receiving and Storing Food
  • Methods of Thawing, Cooking, Cooling and Reheating Food
  • Conducting Cleaning and Sanitizing
  • Managing the Physical Facility Design and Maintenance
  • Preventing and Controlling Pests (Insects/Rodents)
  • HACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points)
  • Food Safety Regulations
  • And more . . .

 

In order to become certified, participants must pass the exam given at the end of the course with a score of 75% or better.  Certification is good for five years in California and this program is ANSI Accredited.  Our courses are taught in English, but the course handout and exam are available in Spanish.  The course is educational, entertaining, and divided into lecture, discussion, fill-in-the-blank handouts, and a visual presentation.  Course/Exam completion time is approximate, depending on when candidate completes the exam.

This program includes:

·         Live 210 minute training

·         Visual presentation

·         Fill in the blank handout (English or Spanish)

·         FS&T Food Safety Handbook in English

·         Written 80 question multiple-choice exam (Up to two hours, English or Spanish)

·         County, State and ANSI approved certificate for those that pass the exam

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 50% cancelation fee.

·         Store credits may be used towards a future cooking class.

·         No refunds of any kind will be issued on the day of or after the day of the origional class.

 

Special Note:

 

Please bring a picture identification card (driver’s license, state ID, military ID, student ID, or passport) to the course.  A picture ID will be required at exam time.  If you wear glasses for reading or for distance, please bring them to class.  Food will be available for purchase during the lunch break.  If you would like the FS&T Food Safety Handbook in English for pre-study, please send an email to safety@fidelitysafety.com AFTER you register for the course. 

20 openings available

$125.00

Chef Stephanie Norcio

Culver City

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
951

Tue, Jul. 19, 2016 @ 10:00 AM
Just Desserts! 2-day Baking Camp for Ages 7-11 (Costa Mesa)
 

7/18 and 7/19
10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
$135.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa
(map)

Bring in your little pastry chefs for 2 fun-filled days of baking and desserts! In this hands-on class we will teach your bakers how to make tarts, cream puffs, and pound cake.  Our Chef Instructor will also teach your little ones the fundamentals of piping, reading a recipe, aerating cream, and the baking creaming method. Plus your future pastry chefs will go home with their very own Surfas apron!

Your future pastry chefs will create:
Strawberry Cream Cheese Tart
Vanilla Bean Shortcrust
Pâte â Choux
Vanilla Bean Profiteroles
Orange Cream Chantilly
Cheddar and Chive Gougeres
Lemon Buttermilk Pound Cake
Triple Chocolate S’Mores Cookies
Very Berry Cobbler

This cooking camp is for ages 7 to 11 and recommended for those who already love to bake. Classes are only available as a 2-day series, no single day enrollments. Permission slip required to attend.

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.
  • 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.

 

$135.00

Chef Stacy Horn

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
954

Wed, Jul. 20, 2016 @ 10:00 AM
Global Favorites! Cooking Camp Ages 7 - 11 (Costa Mesa)
 

7/20 and 7/21
10:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
$135.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

Bring in your little chefs for a fun-filled day of cooking global favorites! In this hands-on class our Chef Instructor will teach your little ones how to stuff meatballs, make homemade pizza dough, and salad dressing from scratch. They will also learn how to roll sushi, form potstickers, cream dough for cookies, and the importance of being safe in the kitchen. Plus, your cooks will go home with their very own Surfas apron!

Day 1
Caesar Salad with Cheesy Croutons
Spaghetti with Mozzarella Stuffed Meatballs
Garlic Toast
Chocolate Pizza
Pizza Dough

Day 2
Veggie Potstickers with Ponzu Sauce
California Rolls
Egg Fried Rice
Almond Cookies

This cooking camp is for ages 7 to 11. Classes are only available as a 2-day series, no single day enrollments. Permission slip required to attend.

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.
  • 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 cla

$135.00

Chef Alexa Mata

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
954

Thu, Jul. 21, 2016 @ 10:00 AM
Global Favorites! Cooking Camp Ages 7 - 11 (Costa Mesa)
 

7/20 and 7/21
10:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
$135.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

Bring in your little chefs for a fun-filled day of cooking global favorites! In this hands-on class our Chef Instructor will teach your little ones how to stuff meatballs, make homemade pizza dough, and salad dressing from scratch. They will also learn how to roll sushi, form potstickers, cream dough for cookies, and the importance of being safe in the kitchen. Plus, your cooks will go home with their very own Surfas apron!

Day 1
Caesar Salad with Cheesy Croutons
Spaghetti with Mozzarella Stuffed Meatballs
Garlic Toast
Chocolate Pizza
Pizza Dough

Day 2
Veggie Potstickers with Ponzu Sauce
California Rolls
Egg Fried Rice
Almond Cookies

This cooking camp is for ages 7 to 11. Classes are only available as a 2-day series, no single day enrollments. Permission slip required to attend.

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.
  • 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 cla

$135.00

Chef Alexa Mata

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
953

Mon, Jul. 25, 2016 @ 10:00 AM
Summer’s Favorite Foods! 3-Day Cooking Camp Ages 12-17 (CM)
 

7/25, 7/26, and 7/27
10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
$225.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

Bring in your future chefs for 3 fun-filled day of cooking summer’s favorite foods! In this hands-on class our instructor will teach your teens how to make quesadillas and fajitas with homemade tortillas, chicken fingers and barbecue sauce from scratch, and gelato with homemade cones and chocolate dipped strawberries.  Your cooks will also learn how to follow a recipe and the importance of being safe in the kitchen.  Plus, your future chefs will go home with their very own Surfas apron!

Day 1
Hot Chocolate Pudding
Cornflake Chicken Fingers
Brown Sugar Barbecue Sauce
Creamy and Crunchy Potato Salad
Very Berry Cobbler

Day 2
Grilled Veggie and Black Bean Quesadillas
Chicken Fajitas
Handmade Tortillas
Tomato Salsa
Chunky Guacamole
Watermelon Lime Popsicles

Day 3
Individual Pizzas
Fresh Tomato Sauce
Pizza dough
Homemade Ice Cream Cones
Chocolate Gelato
Chocolate-Dipped Strawberries
Strawberry Lemonade

This cooking camp is for ages 7 to 11. Classes are only available as a 3-day series, no single day enrollments. Permission slip required to attend.

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.
  • 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.

$225.00

Chef Sharon Murphy

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
944

Mon, Jul. 25, 2016 @ 2:00 PM
Kids Camp: World Cuisine (Culver City)
 

Kids Camp: World Cuisine

Class Description: 5-Day Culinary Boot Camp, World Cuisine - 15 hours   ** Register your kids for a week-long HEAT culinary camp focused on world cuisine. During this week of cooking, your kids will have fun, learn and bring home great recipes that will impress family and friends. They will learn basic cooking technique from roasting and grilling to baking and desserts, all with interesting flavors from around the world. Each day will be full of delicious food and hands on cooking as they make new friends in the HEAT kitchen. (8 yrs. - 17 yrs., parent permission slip required)

Class 1: Will cover the following: Mon, July 25th - ITALY 

  • Homemade Linguine

  • Fresh Tomato Spaghetti Sauce

  • Simmered Meatballs

  • Caesar Salad with Garlic Croutons

    Class 2: Will cover the following: Tues, July 26th - CHINA

  • Vegetable Fried Rice

  • Teriyaki Chicken

  • Broccoli & Beef

  • Egg Rolls

    Class 3: Will cover the following: Wed, July 27th - MEXICO

  • Spanish Rice

  • Roasted Pinto Beans

  • Chicken Soft Tacos with all the Fixins’

  • Fresh Churros

     Class 4: Will cover the following: Thurs, July 28th - JAPAN

  • Steamed Edamame with Sea Salt

  • Miso Soup

  • CA Roll

  • Spicy Tuna Roll

    Class 5: Will cover the following: Fri, July 29th – FRANCE, Pastry

  • Cream Puffs

  • Vanilla Whipped Cream

  • Fresh Berry Trifle

  • Mini Baguette


$350.00

Chef Stephanie Norcio

Culver City

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
953

Tue, Jul. 26, 2016 @ 10:00 AM
Summer’s Favorite Foods! 3-Day Cooking Camp Ages 12-17 (CM)
 

7/25, 7/26, and 7/27
10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
$225.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

Bring in your future chefs for 3 fun-filled day of cooking summer’s favorite foods! In this hands-on class our instructor will teach your teens how to make quesadillas and fajitas with homemade tortillas, chicken fingers and barbecue sauce from scratch, and gelato with homemade cones and chocolate dipped strawberries.  Your cooks will also learn how to follow a recipe and the importance of being safe in the kitchen.  Plus, your future chefs will go home with their very own Surfas apron!

Day 1
Hot Chocolate Pudding
Cornflake Chicken Fingers
Brown Sugar Barbecue Sauce
Creamy and Crunchy Potato Salad
Very Berry Cobbler

Day 2
Grilled Veggie and Black Bean Quesadillas
Chicken Fajitas
Handmade Tortillas
Tomato Salsa
Chunky Guacamole
Watermelon Lime Popsicles

Day 3
Individual Pizzas
Fresh Tomato Sauce
Pizza dough
Homemade Ice Cream Cones
Chocolate Gelato
Chocolate-Dipped Strawberries
Strawberry Lemonade

This cooking camp is for ages 7 to 11. Classes are only available as a 3-day series, no single day enrollments. Permission slip required to attend.

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.
  • 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.

$225.00

Chef Sharon Murphy

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
944

Tue, Jul. 26, 2016 @ 2:00 PM
Kids Camp: World Cuisine (Culver City)
 

Kids Camp: World Cuisine

Class Description: 5-Day Culinary Boot Camp, World Cuisine - 15 hours   ** Register your kids for a week-long HEAT culinary camp focused on world cuisine. During this week of cooking, your kids will have fun, learn and bring home great recipes that will impress family and friends. They will learn basic cooking technique from roasting and grilling to baking and desserts, all with interesting flavors from around the world. Each day will be full of delicious food and hands on cooking as they make new friends in the HEAT kitchen. (8 yrs. - 17 yrs., parent permission slip required)

Class 1: Will cover the following: Mon, July 25th - ITALY 

  • Homemade Linguine

  • Fresh Tomato Spaghetti Sauce

  • Simmered Meatballs

  • Caesar Salad with Garlic Croutons

    Class 2: Will cover the following: Tues, July 26th - CHINA

  • Vegetable Fried Rice

  • Teriyaki Chicken

  • Broccoli & Beef

  • Egg Rolls

    Class 3: Will cover the following: Wed, July 27th - MEXICO

  • Spanish Rice

  • Roasted Pinto Beans

  • Chicken Soft Tacos with all the Fixins’

  • Fresh Churros

     Class 4: Will cover the following: Thurs, July 28th - JAPAN

  • Steamed Edamame with Sea Salt

  • Miso Soup

  • CA Roll

  • Spicy Tuna Roll

    Class 5: Will cover the following: Fri, July 29th – FRANCE, Pastry

  • Cream Puffs

  • Vanilla Whipped Cream

  • Fresh Berry Trifle

  • Mini Baguette


$350.00

Chef Stephanie Norcio

Culver City

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
953

Wed, Jul. 27, 2016 @ 10:00 AM
Summer’s Favorite Foods! 3-Day Cooking Camp Ages 12-17 (CM)
 

7/25, 7/26, and 7/27
10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
$225.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

Bring in your future chefs for 3 fun-filled day of cooking summer’s favorite foods! In this hands-on class our instructor will teach your teens how to make quesadillas and fajitas with homemade tortillas, chicken fingers and barbecue sauce from scratch, and gelato with homemade cones and chocolate dipped strawberries.  Your cooks will also learn how to follow a recipe and the importance of being safe in the kitchen.  Plus, your future chefs will go home with their very own Surfas apron!

Day 1
Hot Chocolate Pudding
Cornflake Chicken Fingers
Brown Sugar Barbecue Sauce
Creamy and Crunchy Potato Salad
Very Berry Cobbler

Day 2
Grilled Veggie and Black Bean Quesadillas
Chicken Fajitas
Handmade Tortillas
Tomato Salsa
Chunky Guacamole
Watermelon Lime Popsicles

Day 3
Individual Pizzas
Fresh Tomato Sauce
Pizza dough
Homemade Ice Cream Cones
Chocolate Gelato
Chocolate-Dipped Strawberries
Strawberry Lemonade

This cooking camp is for ages 7 to 11. Classes are only available as a 3-day series, no single day enrollments. Permission slip required to attend.

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.
  • 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.

$225.00

Chef Sharon Murphy

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
944

Wed, Jul. 27, 2016 @ 2:00 PM
Kids Camp: World Cuisine (Culver City)
 

Kids Camp: World Cuisine

Class Description: 5-Day Culinary Boot Camp, World Cuisine - 15 hours   ** Register your kids for a week-long HEAT culinary camp focused on world cuisine. During this week of cooking, your kids will have fun, learn and bring home great recipes that will impress family and friends. They will learn basic cooking technique from roasting and grilling to baking and desserts, all with interesting flavors from around the world. Each day will be full of delicious food and hands on cooking as they make new friends in the HEAT kitchen. (8 yrs. - 17 yrs., parent permission slip required)

Class 1: Will cover the following: Mon, July 25th - ITALY 

  • Homemade Linguine

  • Fresh Tomato Spaghetti Sauce

  • Simmered Meatballs

  • Caesar Salad with Garlic Croutons

    Class 2: Will cover the following: Tues, July 26th - CHINA

  • Vegetable Fried Rice

  • Teriyaki Chicken

  • Broccoli & Beef

  • Egg Rolls

    Class 3: Will cover the following: Wed, July 27th - MEXICO

  • Spanish Rice

  • Roasted Pinto Beans

  • Chicken Soft Tacos with all the Fixins’

  • Fresh Churros

     Class 4: Will cover the following: Thurs, July 28th - JAPAN

  • Steamed Edamame with Sea Salt

  • Miso Soup

  • CA Roll

  • Spicy Tuna Roll

    Class 5: Will cover the following: Fri, July 29th – FRANCE, Pastry

  • Cream Puffs

  • Vanilla Whipped Cream

  • Fresh Berry Trifle

  • Mini Baguette


$350.00

Chef Stephanie Norcio

Culver City

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
944

Thu, Jul. 28, 2016 @ 2:00 PM
Kids Camp: World Cuisine (Culver City)
 

Kids Camp: World Cuisine

Class Description: 5-Day Culinary Boot Camp, World Cuisine - 15 hours   ** Register your kids for a week-long HEAT culinary camp focused on world cuisine. During this week of cooking, your kids will have fun, learn and bring home great recipes that will impress family and friends. They will learn basic cooking technique from roasting and grilling to baking and desserts, all with interesting flavors from around the world. Each day will be full of delicious food and hands on cooking as they make new friends in the HEAT kitchen. (8 yrs. - 17 yrs., parent permission slip required)

Class 1: Will cover the following: Mon, July 25th - ITALY 

  • Homemade Linguine

  • Fresh Tomato Spaghetti Sauce

  • Simmered Meatballs

  • Caesar Salad with Garlic Croutons

    Class 2: Will cover the following: Tues, July 26th - CHINA

  • Vegetable Fried Rice

  • Teriyaki Chicken

  • Broccoli & Beef

  • Egg Rolls

    Class 3: Will cover the following: Wed, July 27th - MEXICO

  • Spanish Rice

  • Roasted Pinto Beans

  • Chicken Soft Tacos with all the Fixins’

  • Fresh Churros

     Class 4: Will cover the following: Thurs, July 28th - JAPAN

  • Steamed Edamame with Sea Salt

  • Miso Soup

  • CA Roll

  • Spicy Tuna Roll

    Class 5: Will cover the following: Fri, July 29th – FRANCE, Pastry

  • Cream Puffs

  • Vanilla Whipped Cream

  • Fresh Berry Trifle

  • Mini Baguette


$350.00

Chef Stephanie Norcio

Culver City

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
944

Fri, Jul. 29, 2016 @ 2:00 PM
Kids Camp: World Cuisine (Culver City)
 

Kids Camp: World Cuisine

Class Description: 5-Day Culinary Boot Camp, World Cuisine - 15 hours   ** Register your kids for a week-long HEAT culinary camp focused on world cuisine. During this week of cooking, your kids will have fun, learn and bring home great recipes that will impress family and friends. They will learn basic cooking technique from roasting and grilling to baking and desserts, all with interesting flavors from around the world. Each day will be full of delicious food and hands on cooking as they make new friends in the HEAT kitchen. (8 yrs. - 17 yrs., parent permission slip required)

Class 1: Will cover the following: Mon, July 25th - ITALY 

  • Homemade Linguine

  • Fresh Tomato Spaghetti Sauce

  • Simmered Meatballs

  • Caesar Salad with Garlic Croutons

    Class 2: Will cover the following: Tues, July 26th - CHINA

  • Vegetable Fried Rice

  • Teriyaki Chicken

  • Broccoli & Beef

  • Egg Rolls

    Class 3: Will cover the following: Wed, July 27th - MEXICO

  • Spanish Rice

  • Roasted Pinto Beans

  • Chicken Soft Tacos with all the Fixins’

  • Fresh Churros

     Class 4: Will cover the following: Thurs, July 28th - JAPAN

  • Steamed Edamame with Sea Salt

  • Miso Soup

  • CA Roll

  • Spicy Tuna Roll

    Class 5: Will cover the following: Fri, July 29th – FRANCE, Pastry

  • Cream Puffs

  • Vanilla Whipped Cream

  • Fresh Berry Trifle

  • Mini Baguette


$350.00

Chef Stephanie Norcio

Culver City

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
966

Sat, Jul. 30, 2016 @ 11:00 AM
Cake Decorating & Buttercream Flowers (Culver City)
 

Cake Decorating & Buttercream Flowers

Saturday 4/30/16
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class 
$65.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 
8777 Washington BlvdCulver City, CA

Join Chef Steph as she walks you through how to create cakes, fillings and frostings that are perfect for stacking, carving, and shaping into beautiful works of art. She’ll show you all the tips and tricks the pros use to get smooth, evenly frosted, crumb free cakes, consistently every time. We’ll also cover how to create beautiful buttercream roses, flowers, borders and filigrees on our cakes before its time to eat and enjoy them! 

Create and Enjoy: 
Citrus Chiffon Cake, Coconut Buttercream

Chocolate Fudge Torte, Dark Chocolate Fudge Frosting

Vanilla Buttermilk Cake, Vanilla Bean Buttercream

Buttercream Flowers

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.
  • 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 Stephanie Norcio

Culver City

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
945

Mon, Aug. 8, 2016 @ 2:00 PM
Kids Camp: Baking & Pastry (Culver City)
 

Kids Camp: Baking & Pastry 

$350 (One Time Charge for 5 days)

2PM- 5PM

Location: 8777 Washington Blvd Culver City CA

Class Description: 5-Day Culinary Boot Camp, Baking & Pastry - 15 hours    Register your kids for a week-long HEAT culinary camp focused on world cuisine. During this week of cooking, your kids will have fun, learn and bring home great recipes that will impress family and friends. They will learn basic cooking technique from roasting and grilling to baking and desserts, all with interesting flavors from around the world. Each day will be full of delicious food and hands on cooking as they make new friends in the HEAT kitchen. (8 yrs. - 17 yrs., parent permission slip required)

Class 1: Will cover the following: Mon, Aug 8th 

  • Mini Cheesecakes

  • Classic Graham Crackers

  • Chocolate Ganache

  • Homemade Marshmallows

Class 2: Will cover the following: Tues, Aug 9th

  • Jumbo Chocolate Cookies
  • Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream
  • Tiramisu Trifle
  • Fluer De Sel Carameles

Class 3: Will cover the following: Wed, Aug 10th

  • Carrot Cupcakes

  • Vanilla Buttercream

  • Brownie's (with or without nuts)

  • Meringue Cookies

 Class 4: Will cover the following: Thurs, Aug 11th

  • Vanilla Panna Cotta

  • Fresh Berry Sauce

  • Cinnamon & Sugar Scones

  • Banana Bread Loaves

Class 5: Will cover the following: Fri, Aug 12th

  • Fresh Fruit Tart

  • Pastry Cream

  • Caramel Corn

  • Chocolate Pots de Creme

$350.00

Chef Tom Jaggers

Culver City

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
945

Tue, Aug. 9, 2016 @ 2:00 PM
Kids Camp: Baking & Pastry (Culver City)
 

Kids Camp: Baking & Pastry 

$350 (One Time Charge for 5 days)

2PM- 5PM

Location: 8777 Washington Blvd Culver City CA

Class Description: 5-Day Culinary Boot Camp, Baking & Pastry - 15 hours    Register your kids for a week-long HEAT culinary camp focused on world cuisine. During this week of cooking, your kids will have fun, learn and bring home great recipes that will impress family and friends. They will learn basic cooking technique from roasting and grilling to baking and desserts, all with interesting flavors from around the world. Each day will be full of delicious food and hands on cooking as they make new friends in the HEAT kitchen. (8 yrs. - 17 yrs., parent permission slip required)

Class 1: Will cover the following: Mon, Aug 8th 

  • Mini Cheesecakes

  • Classic Graham Crackers

  • Chocolate Ganache

  • Homemade Marshmallows

Class 2: Will cover the following: Tues, Aug 9th

  • Jumbo Chocolate Cookies
  • Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream
  • Tiramisu Trifle
  • Fluer De Sel Carameles

Class 3: Will cover the following: Wed, Aug 10th

  • Carrot Cupcakes

  • Vanilla Buttercream

  • Brownie's (with or without nuts)

  • Meringue Cookies

 Class 4: Will cover the following: Thurs, Aug 11th

  • Vanilla Panna Cotta

  • Fresh Berry Sauce

  • Cinnamon & Sugar Scones

  • Banana Bread Loaves

Class 5: Will cover the following: Fri, Aug 12th

  • Fresh Fruit Tart

  • Pastry Cream

  • Caramel Corn

  • Chocolate Pots de Creme

$350.00

Chef Tom Jaggers

Culver City

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
945

Wed, Aug. 10, 2016 @ 2:00 PM
Kids Camp: Baking & Pastry (Culver City)
 

Kids Camp: Baking & Pastry 

$350 (One Time Charge for 5 days)

2PM- 5PM

Location: 8777 Washington Blvd Culver City CA

Class Description: 5-Day Culinary Boot Camp, Baking & Pastry - 15 hours    Register your kids for a week-long HEAT culinary camp focused on world cuisine. During this week of cooking, your kids will have fun, learn and bring home great recipes that will impress family and friends. They will learn basic cooking technique from roasting and grilling to baking and desserts, all with interesting flavors from around the world. Each day will be full of delicious food and hands on cooking as they make new friends in the HEAT kitchen. (8 yrs. - 17 yrs., parent permission slip required)

Class 1: Will cover the following: Mon, Aug 8th 

  • Mini Cheesecakes

  • Classic Graham Crackers

  • Chocolate Ganache

  • Homemade Marshmallows

Class 2: Will cover the following: Tues, Aug 9th

  • Jumbo Chocolate Cookies
  • Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream
  • Tiramisu Trifle
  • Fluer De Sel Carameles

Class 3: Will cover the following: Wed, Aug 10th

  • Carrot Cupcakes

  • Vanilla Buttercream

  • Brownie's (with or without nuts)

  • Meringue Cookies

 Class 4: Will cover the following: Thurs, Aug 11th

  • Vanilla Panna Cotta

  • Fresh Berry Sauce

  • Cinnamon & Sugar Scones

  • Banana Bread Loaves

Class 5: Will cover the following: Fri, Aug 12th

  • Fresh Fruit Tart

  • Pastry Cream

  • Caramel Corn

  • Chocolate Pots de Creme

$350.00

Chef Tom Jaggers

Culver City

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
945

Thu, Aug. 11, 2016 @ 2:00 PM
Kids Camp: Baking & Pastry (Culver City)
 

Kids Camp: Baking & Pastry 

$350 (One Time Charge for 5 days)

2PM- 5PM

Location: 8777 Washington Blvd Culver City CA

Class Description: 5-Day Culinary Boot Camp, Baking & Pastry - 15 hours    Register your kids for a week-long HEAT culinary camp focused on world cuisine. During this week of cooking, your kids will have fun, learn and bring home great recipes that will impress family and friends. They will learn basic cooking technique from roasting and grilling to baking and desserts, all with interesting flavors from around the world. Each day will be full of delicious food and hands on cooking as they make new friends in the HEAT kitchen. (8 yrs. - 17 yrs., parent permission slip required)

Class 1: Will cover the following: Mon, Aug 8th 

  • Mini Cheesecakes

  • Classic Graham Crackers

  • Chocolate Ganache

  • Homemade Marshmallows

Class 2: Will cover the following: Tues, Aug 9th

  • Jumbo Chocolate Cookies
  • Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream
  • Tiramisu Trifle
  • Fluer De Sel Carameles

Class 3: Will cover the following: Wed, Aug 10th

  • Carrot Cupcakes

  • Vanilla Buttercream

  • Brownie's (with or without nuts)

  • Meringue Cookies

 Class 4: Will cover the following: Thurs, Aug 11th

  • Vanilla Panna Cotta

  • Fresh Berry Sauce

  • Cinnamon & Sugar Scones

  • Banana Bread Loaves

Class 5: Will cover the following: Fri, Aug 12th

  • Fresh Fruit Tart

  • Pastry Cream

  • Caramel Corn

  • Chocolate Pots de Creme

$350.00

Chef Tom Jaggers

Culver City

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
945

Fri, Aug. 12, 2016 @ 12:00 PM
Kids Camp: Baking & Pastry (Culver City)
 

Kids Camp: Baking & Pastry 

$350 (One Time Charge for 5 days)

2PM- 5PM

Location: 8777 Washington Blvd Culver City CA

Class Description: 5-Day Culinary Boot Camp, Baking & Pastry - 15 hours    Register your kids for a week-long HEAT culinary camp focused on world cuisine. During this week of cooking, your kids will have fun, learn and bring home great recipes that will impress family and friends. They will learn basic cooking technique from roasting and grilling to baking and desserts, all with interesting flavors from around the world. Each day will be full of delicious food and hands on cooking as they make new friends in the HEAT kitchen. (8 yrs. - 17 yrs., parent permission slip required)

Class 1: Will cover the following: Mon, Aug 8th 

  • Mini Cheesecakes

  • Classic Graham Crackers

  • Chocolate Ganache

  • Homemade Marshmallows

Class 2: Will cover the following: Tues, Aug 9th

  • Jumbo Chocolate Cookies
  • Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream
  • Tiramisu Trifle
  • Fluer De Sel Carameles

Class 3: Will cover the following: Wed, Aug 10th

  • Carrot Cupcakes

  • Vanilla Buttercream

  • Brownie's (with or without nuts)

  • Meringue Cookies

 Class 4: Will cover the following: Thurs, Aug 11th

  • Vanilla Panna Cotta

  • Fresh Berry Sauce

  • Cinnamon & Sugar Scones

  • Banana Bread Loaves

Class 5: Will cover the following: Fri, Aug 12th

  • Fresh Fruit Tart

  • Pastry Cream

  • Caramel Corn

  • Chocolate Pots de Creme

$350.00

Chef Tom Jaggers

Culver City

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
943

Mon, Aug. 15, 2016 @ 2:00 PM
Kids Camp: Baking & Pastry (Culver City)
 

Kids Camp: Baking & Pastry 

$350 (One Time Charge for 5 days)

2PM- 5PM

Location: 8777 Washington Blvd Culver City CA

Class Description: 5-Day Culinary Boot Camp, Baking & Pastry - 15 hours    Register your kids for a week-long HEAT culinary camp focused on world cuisine. During this week of cooking, your kids will have fun, learn and bring home great recipes that will impress family and friends. They will learn basic cooking technique from roasting and grilling to baking and desserts, all with interesting flavors from around the world. Each day will be full of delicious food and hands on cooking as they make new friends in the HEAT kitchen. (8 yrs. - 17 yrs., parent permission slip required)

Class 1: Will cover the following

  • Mini Cheesecakes

  • Classic Graham Crackers

  • Chocolate Ganache

  • Homemade Marshmallows

Class 2: Will cover the following

  • Jumbo Chocolate Cookies
  • Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream
  • Tiramisu Trifle
  • Fluer De Sel Carameles

Class 3: Will cover the following

  • Carrot Cupcakes

  • Vanilla Buttercream

  • Brownie's (with or without nuts)

  • Meringue Cookies

 Class 4: Will cover the following

  • Vanilla Panna Cotta

  • Fresh Berry Sauce

  • Cinnamon & Sugar Scones

  • Banana Bread Loaves

Class 5: Will cover the following

  • Fresh Fruit Tart

  • Pastry Cream

  • Caramel Corn

  • Chocolate Pots de Creme

$350.00

Chef Stephanie Norcio

Culver City

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
943

Tue, Aug. 16, 2016 @ 2:00 PM
Kids Camp: Baking & Pastry (Culver City)
 

Kids Camp: Baking & Pastry 

$350 (One Time Charge for 5 days)

2PM- 5PM

Location: 8777 Washington Blvd Culver City CA

Class Description: 5-Day Culinary Boot Camp, Baking & Pastry - 15 hours    Register your kids for a week-long HEAT culinary camp focused on world cuisine. During this week of cooking, your kids will have fun, learn and bring home great recipes that will impress family and friends. They will learn basic cooking technique from roasting and grilling to baking and desserts, all with interesting flavors from around the world. Each day will be full of delicious food and hands on cooking as they make new friends in the HEAT kitchen. (8 yrs. - 17 yrs., parent permission slip required)

Class 1: Will cover the following: 

  • Mini Cheesecakes

  • Classic Graham Crackers

  • Chocolate Ganache

  • Homemade Marshmallows

Class 2: Will cover the following: 

  • Jumbo Chocolate Cookies
  • Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream
  • Tiramisu Trifle
  • Fluer De Sel Carameles

Class 3: Will cover the following: 

  • Carrot Cupcakes

  • Vanilla Buttercream

  • Brownie's (with or without nuts)

  • Meringue Cookies

 Class 4: Will cover the following: 

  • Vanilla Panna Cotta

  • Fresh Berry Sauce

  • Cinnamon & Sugar Scones

  • Banana Bread Loaves

Class 5: Will cover the following: 

  • Fresh Fruit Tart

  • Pastry Cream

  • Caramel Corn

  • Chocolate Pots de Creme

$350.00

Chef Stephanie Norcio

Culver City

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
943

Wed, Aug. 17, 2016 @ 2:00 PM
Kids Camp: Baking & Pastry (Culver City)
 

Kids Camp: Baking & Pastry 

$350 (One Time Charge for 5 days)

2PM- 5PM

Location: 8777 Washington Blvd Culver City CA

Class Description: 5-Day Culinary Boot Camp, Baking & Pastry - 15 hours    Register your kids for a week-long HEAT culinary camp focused on world cuisine. During this week of cooking, your kids will have fun, learn and bring home great recipes that will impress family and friends. They will learn basic cooking technique from roasting and grilling to baking and desserts, all with interesting flavors from around the world. Each day will be full of delicious food and hands on cooking as they make new friends in the HEAT kitchen. (8 yrs. - 17 yrs., parent permission slip required)

Class 1: Will cover the following: 

  • Mini Cheesecakes

  • Classic Graham Crackers

  • Chocolate Ganache

  • Homemade Marshmallows

Class 2: Will cover the following: 

  • Jumbo Chocolate Cookies
  • Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream
  • Tiramisu Trifle
  • Fluer De Sel Carameles

Class 3: Will cover the following: 

  • Carrot Cupcakes

  • Vanilla Buttercream

  • Brownie's (with or without nuts)

  • Meringue Cookies

 Class 4: Will cover the following: 

  • Vanilla Panna Cotta

  • Fresh Berry Sauce

  • Cinnamon & Sugar Scones

  • Banana Bread Loaves

Class 5: Will cover the following: 

  • Fresh Fruit Tart

  • Pastry Cream

  • Caramel Corn

  • Chocolate Pots de Creme

$350.00

Chef Stephanie Norcio

Culver City

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
943

Thu, Aug. 18, 2016 @ 2:00 PM
Kids Camp: Baking & Pastry (Culver City)
 

Kids Camp: Baking & Pastry 

$350 (One Time Charge for 5 days)

2PM- 5PM

Location: 8777 Washington Blvd Culver City CA

Class Description: 5-Day Culinary Boot Camp, Baking & Pastry - 15 hours    Register your kids for a week-long HEAT culinary camp focused on world cuisine. During this week of cooking, your kids will have fun, learn and bring home great recipes that will impress family and friends. They will learn basic cooking technique from roasting and grilling to baking and desserts, all with interesting flavors from around the world. Each day will be full of delicious food and hands on cooking as they make new friends in the HEAT kitchen. (8 yrs. - 17 yrs., parent permission slip required)

Class 1: Will cover the following:  

  • Mini Cheesecakes

  • Classic Graham Crackers

  • Chocolate Ganache

  • Homemade Marshmallows

Class 2: Will cover the following: 

  • Jumbo Chocolate Cookies
  • Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream
  • Tiramisu Trifle
  • Fluer De Sel Carameles

Class 3: Will cover the following: 

  • Carrot Cupcakes

  • Vanilla Buttercream

  • Brownie's (with or without nuts)

  • Meringue Cookies

 Class 4: Will cover the following: 

  • Vanilla Panna Cotta

  • Fresh Berry Sauce

  • Cinnamon & Sugar Scones

  • Banana Bread Loaves

Class 5: Will cover the following: 

  • Fresh Fruit Tart

  • Pastry Cream

  • Caramel Corn

  • Chocolate Pots de Creme

$350.00

Chef Stephanie Norcio

Culver City

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
970

Fri, Aug. 19, 2016 @ 9:00 AM
CERTIFIED FOOD SAFETY MANAGER COURSE AND EXAM (Culver City)
 

CERTIFIED FOOD SAFETY MANAGER COURSE AND EXAM

Monday, 6/6/16

9:00 AM – 2:00 PM

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

Price: $125.00

 

Instructor: Garth Maijala, Fidelity Safety & Training

This review course will provide you with thorough knowledge of food safety principles that you can take back and apply to your workplace.  The review course is designed to reinforce the material found in the FDA Food Code, and to provide you with an opportunity to ask questions and relate food safety principles to your operation.  The topics covered in this course shall include, but not limited to:

 

  • Preventing Contamination and Cross-Contamination
  • Ensuring Personal Hygiene and Employee Health
  • Actively Managing Controls in a Food Establishment
  • Preventing Cross-Contamination
  • Monitoring the Flow of Foods
  • Ensuring Product Time and Temperature Controls
  • Safe Food Preparation
  • Receiving and Storing Food
  • Methods of Thawing, Cooking, Cooling and Reheating Food
  • Conducting Cleaning and Sanitizing
  • Managing the Physical Facility Design and Maintenance
  • Preventing and Controlling Pests (Insects/Rodents)
  • HACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points)
  • Food Safety Regulations
  • And more . . .

 

In order to become certified, participants must pass the exam given at the end of the course with a score of 75% or better.  Certification is good for five years in California and this program is ANSI Accredited.  Our courses are taught in English, but the course handout and exam are available in Spanish.  The course is educational, entertaining, and divided into lecture, discussion, fill-in-the-blank handouts, and a visual presentation.  Course/Exam completion time is approximate, depending on when candidate completes the exam.

This program includes:

·         Live 210 minute training

·         Visual presentation

·         Fill in the blank handout (English or Spanish)

·         FS&T Food Safety Handbook in English

·         Written 80 question multiple-choice exam (Up to two hours, English or Spanish)

·         County, State and ANSI approved certificate for those that pass the exam

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 50% cancelation fee.

·         Store credits may be used towards a future cooking class.

·         No refunds of any kind will be issued on the day of or after the day of the origional class.

 

Special Note:

 

Please bring a picture identification card (driver’s license, state ID, military ID, student ID, or passport) to the course.  A picture ID will be required at exam time.  If you wear glasses for reading or for distance, please bring them to class.  Food will be available for purchase during the lunch break.  If you would like the FS&T Food Safety Handbook in English for pre-study, please send an email to safety@fidelitysafety.com AFTER you register for the course. 

20 openings available

$125.00

Chef Stephanie Norcio

Culver City

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
943

Fri, Aug. 19, 2016 @ 2:00 PM
Kids Camp: Baking & Pastry (Culver City)
 

Kids Camp: Baking & Pastry 

$350 (One Time Charge for 5 days)

2PM- 5PM

Location: 8777 Washington Blvd Culver City CA

Class Description: 5-Day Culinary Boot Camp, Baking & Pastry - 15 hours    Register your kids for a week-long HEAT culinary camp focused on world cuisine. During this week of cooking, your kids will have fun, learn and bring home great recipes that will impress family and friends. They will learn basic cooking technique from roasting and grilling to baking and desserts, all with interesting flavors from around the world. Each day will be full of delicious food and hands on cooking as they make new friends in the HEAT kitchen. (8 yrs. - 17 yrs., parent permission slip required)

Class 1: Will cover the following:

  • Mini Cheesecakes

  • Classic Graham Crackers

  • Chocolate Ganache

  • Homemade Marshmallows

Class 2: Will cover the following: 

  • Jumbo Chocolate Cookies
  • Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream
  • Tiramisu Trifle
  • Fluer De Sel Carameles

Class 3: Will cover the following: 

  • Carrot Cupcakes

  • Vanilla Buttercream

  • Brownie's (with or without nuts)

  • Meringue Cookies

 Class 4: Will cover the following: 

  • Vanilla Panna Cotta

  • Fresh Berry Sauce

  • Cinnamon & Sugar Scones

  • Banana Bread Loaves

Class 5: Will cover the following: 

  • Fresh Fruit Tart

  • Pastry Cream

  • Caramel Corn

  • Chocolate Pots de Creme

$350.00

Chef Stephanie Norcio

Culver City