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Fri, May. 26, 2017 @ 11:00 AM
Advanced Cookie Making & Techniques w/ Chef Leslie Bilderback (Culver City)
 
Friday, 05/26/2017
11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Featuring Chef Leslie Bilderback
Hands-on Cooking Class
$69.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 8777 Washington Blvd, Culver City, CA (MAP)

 

Everyone can follow the Toll House recipe, but not everyone can make the kinds of cookies you might see at a wedding reception, fancy cocktail hour, or formal continental tea! Certified Master Baker, Chef, Pastry Chef, and Published Food Author, Leslie Bilderback will teach you how to execute these technical, delicate, and impressive cookies from your home kitchen; Use them to decorate cakes, fill out a dessert table, or as tasteful homemade gifts for nearly every occasion!




This Class Will Cover:


Crepes Dentelles - Light and golden cookies with superfine, buttery and flaky layers, all rolled up; Originally from Brittany, France.


Tuille - A thin, delicate and delightfully crispy French wafer cookie that can be shaped and used as a garnish, or served by itself.


Fortune Cookies - A Chinese restaurant favorite made from scratch; put your own special messages or "fortunes" inside!


Sable Checkerboards - Simple sandy shortbread cookies cut and shaped to resemble a checkerboard; a fancy presentation made with a deceptively simple procedure. 


Biscotti - Twice baked Italian cookies chock full of texturally pleasing add-ins; flavorful and versatile.


Nut Lace Wafers - A simple cookie filled with nutty goodness that resembles a fine lace doily when baked; it's appearance is sure to make an impressive addition to any cookie platter or snack time!  





 

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

What to expect…

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

Return Policy and Cancellation 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% cancellation fee.
  • Cooking class credits may be used towards a future class and do not expire.
  • No refunds of any kind will be issued on the day of or after the day of the original class.

$69.00

Chef Leslie Bilderback

Culver City

Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1278

Fri, May. 26, 2017 @ 5:30 PM
Date Night Tapas (Costa Mesa)
 

Friday 5/26/2017
5:30pm-8:30pm
Hands-On Cooking Class
$70.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa
(map)

Grab your significant other or your best friend doesn't matter who comes along but join Surfas in a fun tapas themed date night class. We will be making a meal out of small bites and also be sipping on some refreshing and bright sangria. We will be learning how to fry green olives and also be learning how amazing and simple they are. Having a cheesy snack with goat cheese stuffed peppers, grilling peaches to perfecting and stuffing them salty and delicious Serrano ham. We will them be making shrimp and mussels with sofrito, we will be making our sofrito from scratch and with this new skill that we learn we can make just about any Spanish  inspired meal. Did I mention that we will be drinking delicious and refreshing sangria..

Create and taste:
Fried Green Olives
Piquillo Peppers Stuffed with Herb Goat Cheese
Grilled Serrano Stuffed Peaches
Shrimp and Mussels Sofrito
Strawberry Rose' Sangria

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.

2 openings available

$70.00

Chef Sharon Murphy

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1298

Sat, May. 27, 2017 @ 11:00 AM
Classic Cake Decorating (Culver City)
 
Saturdays, 05/27/2017-06/17/2017
11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Featuring Certified Master Baker & Chef Leslie Bilderback
Hands-on Baking and Decorating Series
$350.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 8777 Washington Blvd, Culver City, CA (MAP)

If you have ever wanted to take an accelerated course in cake baking and decorating, from the basics right through to intermediate level skills, this is the series for you! Join Certified Master Baker, Chef, and Author, Leslie Bilderback for a class that is sure to leave you eager to bake and decorate your own cakes for special events, friends and family, or just because! 


WEEK 1: Saturday, 5/27/17

11:00am-2:00pm

Classic Cake Decorating

Students will decorate few cakes and a variety of icings;

Students will practice piping and garnishing for some celebration-worthy cakes.


About Your Chef:

Surfas introduces Chef Leslie Bilderback, our newest patisserie Chef Instructor! LESLIE BILDERBACK is a chef, certified master baker, with a formidable background in culinary arts, savory as well as sweet; with culinary experience including food stylist, garde manger, catering, butchering, beer and cheese purchasing, table service and management, Chef Leslie is no slouch when it comes to the kitchen.

 

She began her career as a pastry chef, and played a major role in several of California’s most well-regarded and innovative restaurants, including Sedona, Postrio, Zola’s, Angeli, and Georgia. She is also the author of Mug CakesMug MealsNo-Churn Ice CreamThe Spiralized Kitchen, Salt, and several other cookbooks.

 



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


What to expect…


Cooking class will be a hands-on experience with a trained Chef Instructor. Therefore we recommend comfortable, close-toe shoes and long hair pulled back.

Class prices vary based on technique and the menu.

Classes will vary in length, depending on content and will be listed in the description.

Classes are open to any skill level and for those 18 or older, unless noted in the description.

Classes are held in Surfas’ state of the art Test Kitchen.

Wine may be purchased by the glass or by the bottle at the Epicurean Center and brought into class in Orange County.

Wine may be purchase by the bottle and brought into class in Culver City.

A $10.00 corkage fee will be charged to each non-Surfas bottle.

Customers will receive a special discount of 10% off small wares and 5% off food purchases.

Recipes will be provided and a generous tasting of each dish will be enjoyed.

Return Policy and Cancellation 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.

 

 


$350.00

Chef Leslie Bilderback

Culver City

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1270

Sun, May. 28, 2017 @ 12:30 PM
Knife Skills (Costa Mesa)
 

Sunday 5/28/2017
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.

3 openings available

$65.00

Chef Gary Bradford

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1267

Tue, May. 30, 2017 @ 5:30 PM
Mother of a Sauce (Costa Mesa)
 


Tuesday, 5/30/17
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
$65.00
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 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
Asparagus with Citrus Hollandaise
Grilled Flank Steak with Romesco Sauce
Cold Brew Coffee 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 the event.
  • Less than 48 hours will be refunded as a cooking class credit minus a 20% cancelation fee.
  • Cooking class credits may be used towards a future class and do not expire.
  • No refunds of any kind will be issued on the day of or after the day of the original class.

$65.00

Chef Maggie Mullen

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1306

Fri, Jun. 2, 2017 @ 5:30 PM
Basic Japanese Cooking with Chef Hitoshi Ogawa (Culver City)
 

Saturday, 5/27/17
3:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
$85.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 8777 Washington Blvd, Culver City, CA (MAP)


 

Learn how to make these popular Japanese favorites from the comfort of your own home! Japanese Chef Hitosh Ogawa teaches you how to make miso soup, sushi hand rolls, and the ever popular tempura, right here in our Surfas Test Kitchen!



Chef Hitoshi has worked in professional kitchens for over 15 years, including at The LA Live JW Marriot and Ritz Carlton. After a flourishing kitchen career in his native Japan, he began as kitchen staff in a Japanese restaurant in Washington, DC, working his way up to supervising Sushi Chef at the Miami Beach, FL Benihana. Now, Chef Hitoshi has come to Surfas to teach you a bit of what he knows! Chef Hitoshi will walk you through the step by step process of making fresh sushi from scratch, be it vegetarian or fish based, and show you how to create additionaly tasty dishes to round out a perfect Japanese meal.


Learn how to make temaki sushi rolls, miso soup, perfect tempura, everytime!

 

 

       Create and Enjoy:

  • Miso Soup - A savory umami classic that's warming and comforting without being too heavy
  • Temaki Sushi - A less recognized sushi roll that is as fun to make as it is delicious!  
  • Vegetarian Temaki - An all vegetable sushi hand roll bursting with fresh flavor 
  • Salmon Temaki - Delicious fresh salmon and sushi rice rolled snugly in a cone of seaweed 
  • Shrimp Tempura - Crisp fried shrimp in delectably light tempura batter. Can you say yummy?
  • Vegetable Tempura - An assortment of fresh vegetables fried in a fluffy batter until crunchy; sure to be a favorite recipe in heavy rotation! 


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

What to expect:

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


*Return Policy and Cancellation Policy:

  • Surfas will offer a full refund to original tender 7 days prior to the event.
  • 48 hours prior will be refunded as a cooking class credit minus a 20% cancellation fee.
  • Cooking class credits may be used towards a future class and do not expire.
  • No refunds of any kind will be issued the day before, the day of, or after the day of the original class.

$85.00

Guest Chef

Culver City

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1298

Sat, Jun. 3, 2017 @ 11:00 AM
Making and Working with Fondant (Culver City)
 
Saturdays, 05/27/2017-06/17/2017
11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Featuring Certified Master Baker & Chef Leslie Bilderback
Hands-on Baking and Decorating Series
$350.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 8777 Washington Blvd, Culver City, CA (MAP)

If you have ever wanted to take an accelerated course in cake baking and decorating, from the basics right through to intermediate level skills, this is the series for you! Join Certified Master Baker, Chef, and Author, Leslie Bilderback for a class that is sure to leave you eager to bake and decorate your own cakes for special events, friends and family, or just because! 

WEEK 2: Saturday, 6/3/17

11:00am-2:00pm

Fondant

Students will learn how to make, form, and manipulate rolled fondant.

 Students will fill a cake, make fondant, and finish one celebration cake.


About Your Chef:

Surfas introduces Chef Leslie Bilderback, our newest patisserie Chef Instructor! LESLIE BILDERBACK is a chef, certified master baker, with a formidable background in culinary arts, savory as well as sweet; with culinary experience including food stylist, garde manger, catering, butchering, beer and cheese purchasing, table service and management, Chef Leslie is no slouch when it comes to the kitchen.

 

She began her career as a pastry chef, and played a major role in several of California’s most well-regarded and innovative restaurants, including Sedona, Postrio, Zola’s, Angeli, and Georgia. She is also the author of Mug CakesMug MealsNo-Churn Ice CreamThe Spiralized Kitchen, Salt, and several other cookbooks.

 



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


What to expect…


Cooking class will be a hands-on experience with a trained Chef Instructor. Therefore we recommend comfortable, close-toe shoes and long hair pulled back.

Class prices vary based on technique and the menu.

Classes will vary in length, depending on content and will be listed in the description.

Classes are open to any skill level and for those 18 or older, unless noted in the description.

Classes are held in Surfas’ state of the art Test Kitchen.

Wine may be purchased by the glass or by the bottle at the Epicurean Center and brought into class in Orange County.

Wine may be purchase by the bottle and brought into class in Culver City.

A $10.00 corkage fee will be charged to each non-Surfas bottle.

Customers will receive a special discount of 10% off small wares and 5% off food purchases.

Recipes will be provided and a generous tasting of each dish will be enjoyed.

Return Policy and Cancellation 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.

 

 


$350.00

Chef Leslie Bilderback

Culver City

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1276

Sat, Jun. 3, 2017 @ 3:00 PM
Summer Time Macarons (Costa Mesa)
 

Saturday 6/03/2017
3:00pm-6:00pm
Hands-On Cooking Class
$65.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa
(map)

 

Guaranteed to make you sing, combine summer  flavors with your Parisian macaron cookies! 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 a fluffy Swiss buttercream and the secrets behind creating a creamy ganache. Join Surfas as we discover why this French sandwich cookie has taken the culinary world by storm. 


Create and Taste:

Vanilla Bean Macaron with Lemon Curd
Chocolate Macaron with Salted Caramel
Earl Grey Macaron with Lavender Honey Buttercream
Lemon Macaron w/White Chocolate Ganache

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.

2 openings available

$65.00

Chef Cheri Liefeld

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1315

Sun, Jun. 4, 2017 @ 12:30 PM
Grilling Series Part 1 (Costa Mesa)
 

Grilling Series - Part 1

Sunday, 6/4/17

12:30 PM – 3:30 PM

Hands-On Cooking Class

$65.00


Join Surfas as we celebrate our favorite way to cook in the summer time, the grill. In this class we will be celebrating the not so average grilling menu ideas. Our very own Chef Alexa Mata with show you her mad grilling skills. In this class we be making mouth -watering peach bellini's with a twist, we will be grilling our peaches to add extra flavor. Then we will move onto to everyone's favorite veggie with a grilled twist. For our main event we will have some amazing tacos and grilled shrimp kabobs this class is a must and just in time for the summer.

Enjoy a generous tasting of:

Grilled Peach and Thyme Bellini

Grilled Kale w/Golden Raisin and Parmesan

Tequila Lime Grilled Chicken Tacos with Smashed Avocado

Grilled Shrimp & Chorizo Kebabs w/ Grilled Romesco


* Must be 21 and over to attend as alcohol will be served*

* If you would like to take both parts 1 & 2, please call for a discount code: 714-453-2665 (x740).


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
1323

Tue, Jun. 6, 2017 @ 10:00 AM
Kids cooking Class
 
Day one: Italian supper
Caprese salad
Handmade linguine pasta
Bolognese sauce (Italian meat based sauce)
Panna cotta with berry compote

1 opening available

$340.00

Chef Rubina Khan

Culver City

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1323

Wed, Jun. 7, 2017 @ 10:00 AM
Kids cooking class
 
Day Two: Lunch in China
Egg rolls
Soy dipping sauce
Orange chicken
Lo mein noodle
Cream Brulee

1 opening available

$340.00

Chef Rubina Khan

Culver City

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1323

Thu, Jun. 8, 2017 @ 10:00 AM
Kids cooking class
 
Day 3: Mexican Fiesta
Picco de galo
Guacamole
Hand made tacos
Lime chicken
Maxican slaw
Pot de creme

1 opening available

$340.00

Chef Rubina Khan

Culver City

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1323

Fri, Jun. 9, 2017 @ 10:00 AM
Kids Cooking Class
 
Day Four: cupcake wars
Vanilla cupcake
Chocolate cupcake
Chocolate Ganache
Cream cheese frosting
Assorted decorations/toppings

1 opening available

$340.00

Chef Rubina Khan

Culver City

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1298

Sat, Jun. 10, 2017 @ 11:00 AM
Classic Wedding Cake Construction (Culver City)
 
Saturdays, 05/27/2017-06/17/2017
11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Featuring Certified Master Baker & Chef Leslie Bilderback
Hands-on Baking and Decorating Series
$350.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 8777 Washington Blvd, Culver City, CA (MAP)

If you have ever wanted to take an accelerated course in cake baking and decorating, from the basics right through to intermediate level skills, this is the series for you! Join Certified Master Baker, Chef, and Author, Leslie Bilderback for a class that is sure to leave you eager to bake and decorate your own cakes for special events, friends and family, or just because! 

WEEK 3: Saturday, 6/10/17

11:00am-2:00pm

Wedding Cake Basics

Follow up to Classic Cake Decorating;

Students will learn multi-tiered cake construction.


About Your Chef:

Surfas introduces Chef Leslie Bilderback, our newest patisserie Chef Instructor! LESLIE BILDERBACK is a chef, certified master baker, with a formidable background in culinary arts, savory as well as sweet; with culinary experience including food stylist, garde manger, catering, butchering, beer and cheese purchasing, table service and management, Chef Leslie is no slouch when it comes to the kitchen.

 

She began her career as a pastry chef, and played a major role in several of California’s most well-regarded and innovative restaurants, including Sedona, Postrio, Zola’s, Angeli, and Georgia. She is also the author of Mug CakesMug MealsNo-Churn Ice CreamThe Spiralized Kitchen, Salt, and several other cookbooks.

 



About Your Chef:

Surfas introduces Chef Leslie Bilderback, our newest patisserie Chef Instructor! LESLIE BILDERBACK is a chef, certified master baker, with a formidable background in culinary arts, savory as well as sweet; with culinary experience including food stylist, garde manger, catering, butchering, beer and cheese purchasing, table service and management, Chef Leslie is no slouch when it comes to the kitchen.

 

She began her career as a pastry chef, and played a major role in several of California’s most well-regarded and innovative restaurants, including Sedona, Postrio, Zola’s, Angeli, and Georgia. She is also the author of Mug CakesMug MealsNo-Churn Ice CreamThe Spiralized Kitchen, Salt, and several other cookbooks.

 



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


What to expect…


Cooking class will be a hands-on experience with a trained Chef Instructor. Therefore we recommend comfortable, close-toe shoes and long hair pulled back.

Class prices vary based on technique and the menu.

Classes will vary in length, depending on content and will be listed in the description.

Classes are open to any skill level and for those 18 or older, unless noted in the description.

Classes are held in Surfas’ state of the art Test Kitchen.

Wine may be purchased by the glass or by the bottle at the Epicurean Center and brought into class in Orange County.

Wine may be purchase by the bottle and brought into class in Culver City.

A $10.00 corkage fee will be charged to each non-Surfas bottle.

Customers will receive a special discount of 10% off small wares and 5% off food purchases.

Recipes will be provided and a generous tasting of each dish will be enjoyed.

Return Policy and Cancellation 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.

 

$350.00

Chef Leslie Bilderback

Culver City

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1273

Sat, Jun. 10, 2017 @ 12:00 PM
Doughnuts 2!! (Costa Mesa) Fritters, Churros and Beignets
 

Saturday 6/10/2017

12:00 pm-3:00 pm

Hands-On Cooking Class

$65.00

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

Join us for doughnuts two as we explore deeper into the world of doughnuts. In this class we will be making fritters, beignets and churns. We will learn the secrets behind these beauties and what exactly makes them work and makes them fail. There will be eating joy for everybody.

Create and taste:

Churros

Apple Fritters

Various Types of Beignets

 

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

What to expect

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



Return Policy and Cancellation Policy

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

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

$65.00

Chef Mike Rolon

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1316

Sun, Jun. 11, 2017 @ 12:30 PM
Grilling Series - Part 2 (Costa Mesa)
 

Grilling Series - Part 2

Sunday, 6/11/17

12:30 PM – 3:30 PM

Hands-On Cooking Class

$70.00

Join Surfas for class number two of our grilling series, in this class we will continue our journey on the grill. We will be learning tricks on the barbecue and what to cook and what not to cook on the barbecue for the best flavor results. For part two we will be making amazing grilled drumsticks that just as easy as delicious. Then we will move onto to some veggies grilled mixed vegetables and then grilled potatoes topped with stinky and amazing cheese. To end on a sweet note for we will be making one of a kind grilled strawberry and ice cream tacos. Who knew grilling could taste this good.

Enjoy a generous tasting of:

Grilled Pineapple BBQ Chicken Drumsticks

Balsamic Grilled Vegetables with Creamy Feta

Grilled Cheesy Potatoes 

Grilled Strawberry and Ice Cream Tacos


* If you would like to take both parts 1 & 2, please call for a discount code: 714-453-2665 (x740).


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.

$70.00

Chef Alexa Mata

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1237

Tue, Jun. 13, 2017 @ 5:30 PM
Kitchen Basics Part 2,3 Week Class
 

Kitchen Basics, Part 2: a 3-Week Cooking Series
Tuesdays, 6/13, & 6/20&/6/27/2017
5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
3-Week Hands-On Cooking Course
$245.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

Join Surfas as we continue our journey from our first kitchen basics series, written and run by our Chefs here in OC. In this series we are going to build upon your skills and knowledge as we take a more in-depth look at the basics of cooking. We will start with learning definitions and vocabulary and then on to the most important skill to have in the kitchen, knife skills. We will be working on demystifying grains like quinoa, and legumes. We will also be introducing you to the world of fresh, hand-made pasta! Finally, we will delve into the many cooking techniques in the culinary world. We will be learning how and what to braise, poach, sauté, fry, grill and roast. This will be a very hands-on series and questions are welcomed and encouraged. Skip culinary school, let Surfas guide you to becoming a real cook! Please bring a note book to take notes with and an open mind for learning. We can't wait to see you here in the kitchen!

*Detailed Menu to Follow
*Each student will be given a chef coat to take home and wear each week.

Week 1 – Knife Skills, Grains, Legumes, and Composed Salads

Quinoa Salad

Polenta

Risotto

Black Eyed Peas

Cannellini Bean Hummus



About Your Chef:
Chef Maggie Mullen has over 15 years of culinary experience; classically trained with an emphases on Specialty Foods. She graduated in 2005 from the California Culinary Institute. She has run many kitchens from casual to fine dining. Maggie has passion for food and anything to do with it, she has worked on dairy farms, organic vegetable farms. With all her years of experience she has lots of lots tricks of the trade and can’t wait to share them with you. She recently graduated from a Master Food Preservation program and is an expert in food safety. Chef Maggie is fun and out-going, very knowledgeable and approachable, and would love to teach you to develop the skills it takes to become more comfortable in the kitchen.


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

What to expect:

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

Return Policy and Cancellation Policy:

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

$225.00

Chef Maggie Mullen

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1298

Sat, Jun. 17, 2017 @ 11:00 AM
Making and Working with Pastillage (Culver City)
 
Saturdays, 05/27/2017-06/17/2017
11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Featuring Certified Master Baker & Chef Leslie Bilderback
Hands-on Baking and Decorating Series
$350.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 8777 Washington Blvd, Culver City, CA (MAP)

If you have ever wanted to take an accelerated course in cake baking and decorating, from the basics right through to intermediate level skills, this is the series for you! Join Certified Master Baker, Chef, and Author, Leslie Bilderback for a class that is sure to leave you eager to bake and decorate your own cakes for special events, friends and family, or just because! 


WEEK 4: Saturday, 6/17/17

11:00am-2:00pm

Pastillage  (paws-tee-yoj)

The fine art of sugar flower sculpting!  

It’s more craft, than cooking—but it is fun!  

Students will  fill a cake, then decorate it with hand formed sugar work.


About Your Chef:

Surfas introduces Chef Leslie Bilderback, our newest patisserie Chef Instructor! LESLIE BILDERBACK is a chef, certified master baker, with a formidable background in culinary arts, savory as well as sweet; with culinary experience including food stylist, garde manger, catering, butchering, beer and cheese purchasing, table service and management, Chef Leslie is no slouch when it comes to the kitchen.

 

She began her career as a pastry chef, and played a major role in several of California’s most well-regarded and innovative restaurants, including Sedona, Postrio, Zola’s, Angeli, and Georgia. She is also the author of Mug CakesMug MealsNo-Churn Ice CreamThe Spiralized Kitchen, Salt, and several other cookbooks.

 



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


What to expect…


Cooking class will be a hands-on experience with a trained Chef Instructor. Therefore we recommend comfortable, close-toe shoes and long hair pulled back.

Class prices vary based on technique and the menu.

Classes will vary in length, depending on content and will be listed in the description.

Classes are open to any skill level and for those 18 or older, unless noted in the description.

Classes are held in Surfas’ state of the art Test Kitchen.

Wine may be purchased by the glass or by the bottle at the Epicurean Center and brought into class in Orange County.

Wine may be purchase by the bottle and brought into class in Culver City.

A $10.00 corkage fee will be charged to each non-Surfas bottle.

Customers will receive a special discount of 10% off small wares and 5% off food purchases.

Recipes will be provided and a generous tasting of each dish will be enjoyed.

Return Policy and Cancellation 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.

 

 



$350.00

Chef Leslie Bilderback

Culver City

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1274

Sun, Jun. 18, 2017 @ 12:30 PM
Cooking with Dad (Costa Mesa)
 

Sunday 6/18/2017
12:30pm-2:30pm
Hands-On Cooking Class                 New Class, New Recipes!!!
$90.00 * This price is for two...
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa
(map)

Treat your dad to a day out with a ultimate bonding experience, come cook together. In this class we will be making some sinful favorites and be making all with your dad. Any child over the age of seven is welcome, to make lunch with dad. In this class we will learn how to make the most mouth-watering potato skins and a delicious and simple dipping sauce to go with it. We will learn a simple and versatile marinade for veggies, chicken, steak or anything you can think of. We will then dive in a make a wonderful old school favorite of Philly Cheese Steaks and to top it off we will be making home-made chocolate chip cookies , that we will then turn into amazing ice cream sandwiches that you will then be able to decorate to your liking.
*Please class for a single price to add one other person to the reservation*
Create and taste:
Potato Skins ( Traditional , with green onions, bacon , cheese and a spicy dipping sauce)
Grilled Veggies with a Balsamic Marinade and a Nutty Crunch
Philly Cheese Steak with a modern twist or you can stick to the traditional Style
Chocolate Chip Ice Sandwhiches with many toppings....

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.

 

$90.00

Chef Sharon Murphy

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1237

Tue, Jun. 20, 2017 @ 5:30 PM
Kitchen Basics Part 2, 3 Week Class
 

Kitchen Basics, Part 2: a 3-Week Cooking Series
Tuesdays, 6/13, & 6/20&/6/27/2017
5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
3-Week Hands-On Cooking Course
$245.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

Join Surfas as we continue our journey from our first kitchen basics series, written and run by our Chefs here in OC. In this series we are going to build upon your skills and knowledge as we take a more in-depth look at the basics of cooking. We will start with learning definitions and vocabulary and then on to the most important skill to have in the kitchen, knife skills. We will be working on demystifying grains like quinoa, and legumes. We will also be introducing you to the world of fresh, hand-made pasta! Finally, we will delve into the many cooking techniques in the culinary world. We will be learning how and what to braise, poach, sauté, fry, grill and roast. This will be a very hands-on series and questions are welcomed and encouraged. Skip culinary school, let Surfas guide you to becoming a real cook! Please bring a note book to take notes with and an open mind for learning. We can't wait to see you here in the kitchen!

*Detailed Menu to Follow
*Each student will be given a chef coat to take home and wear each week.


Week 2 – Pastas and Sauces

Angel Hair Carbonara

 

Filled Pasta with Pesto

 

Tomato sauce

Olive or Tomato Focaccia

 

 
About Your Chef:
Chef Maggie Mullen has over 15 years of culinary experience; classically trained with an emphases on Specialty Foods. She graduated in 2005 from the California Culinary Institute. She has run many kitchens from casual to fine dining. Maggie has passion for food and anything to do with it, she has worked on dairy farms, organic vegetable farms. With all her years of experience she has lots of lots tricks of the trade and can’t wait to share them with you. She recently graduated from a Master Food Preservation program and is an expert in food safety. Chef Maggie is fun and out-going, very knowledgeable and approachable, and would love to teach you to develop the skills it takes to become more comfortable in the kitchen.


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

What to expect:

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

Return Policy and Cancellation Policy:

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

$225.00

Chef Maggie Mullen

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1275

Sat, Jun. 24, 2017 @ 12:30 PM
Sweet and Savory Pies (Costa Mesa)
 

Saturday 6/24/2017
12:30pm-3:30pm
Hands-On Cooking Class
$65.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa
(map)

Join Surfas as we celebrate pie and all kinds of it, we will be making the perfect all butter pie crust. We will then be making a Black and Blue pie just in time for some company picnics or Fourth of July parties. We will then move on to a summer classic with a twist, peach pie with a streusel topping. We be teaching how to make a classic streusel topping that will make a nice addition to any bakes item.To top it all off we will be making a a savory hand pie that will make your mouth-water and is perfect for fun on the go. Join us as we dish on how to make perfect pies time and time again.
Create and Taste:

Flaky All Butter Pie Crust
Heirloom Tomato Pie with Basil and Gruyere
Black and Blue Berry Pie
Peach Pie with Streusel Topping

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.

$65.00

Chef Cheri Liefeld

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1328

Sun, Jun. 25, 2017 @ 12:30 PM
Preserving Summer: Canning Workshop (Costa Mesa)
 

Sunday, 6/25/2017
12:30-2:30       *This is a two workshop*
Hands-On Cooking Workshop
$60.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)  714-453-2665

Come join us here at Surfas for the tastes of summer, in this class we will learning how preserve the flavors of summer. We will be making summer in a jar with bruschetta in a jar, what gets better than that. We will then be moving on to the sweet side of summer with spicy and sweet peach preserve. We will be making a dried apricot jam for those times we are craving something sweet but are unable to get fresh fruit. In this class we will learn from Chef Maggie who is a trained master food preserver all the safety tips and the proper method of preserving our food. Come and let Chef Maggie show you all she knows.

Create and Taste:

Bruschetta in a Jar

Dried Apricot Jam

Spicy Peach Preserves

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.

 

$60.00

Chef Maggie Mullen

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1272

Tue, Jun. 27, 2017 @ 10:00 AM
Street Food From Around the world 3-Day Cooking Camp
 

6/27, 6/28, and 6/29
10:00am -12:00 pm
$185.00                           New Class !!! New Recipes!!!!
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)


Bring your little ones for this fun filled three day street food camp, they eat they will laugh and they of course learn. Each day we will celebrate a different part of the globe. We will be making traditional Street foods. They will learn how to chop, meal plan and create many different styles of food. There will be lots of combining and folding and creating, each class will have a different main focus group. Day one we will master the art of crepe dough and how to proffesioanlly fold your crepes. Day two we will move onto the art of making wontons, where they look nice and wont fall apart. Day three we will master the delicous art of making pupusa's and thet will get to make lovely music with there hands while they create. Plus, your cooks will go home with their very own Surfas apron!

Day 1 Europe
Marinated Grilled Chicken Gyro's  with Tazatziki Sauce ( Greece)
Italalian Sodas ( Italy)
Crepes with Multiple Fillings and Fruit Sauces ( France)

Day2 Asia
Chicken Teriyaki Skewers ( Japan)
Cream Cheese Wontons with Dipping Sauce ( China)
Fried Banana's ( Thailand)

Day 3 North America
Grilled Corn with Lime Compound Butter, Queso Fresco and Cilantro ( Cuba)
Pupusa's with Cabbage Slaw and Roasted Salsa ( El Salvador)
Churros with Chocolate Dipping Sauce  ( Mexico)


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.

$185.00

Chef Sharon Murphy

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1237

Tue, Jun. 27, 2017 @ 5:30 PM
Kitchen Basics Part 2, 3 Week Class
 

Kitchen Basics, Part 2: a 3-Week Cooking Series
Tuesdays,6/13, & 6/20&/6/27/2017
5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
3-Week Hands-On Cooking Course
$245.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

Join Surfas as we continue our journey from our first kitchen basics series, written and run by our Chefs here in OC. In this series we are going to build upon your skills and knowledge as we take a more in-depth look at the basics of cooking. We will start with learning definitions and vocabulary and then on to the most important skill to have in the kitchen, knife skills. We will be working on demystifying grains like quinoa, and legumes. We will also be introducing you to the world of fresh, hand-made pasta! Finally, we will delve into the many cooking techniques in the culinary world. We will be learning how and what to braise, poach, sauté, fry, grill and roast. This will be a very hands-on series and questions are welcomed and encouraged. Skip culinary school, let Surfas guide you to becoming a real cook! Please bring a note book to take notes with and an open mind for learning. We can't wait to see you here in the kitchen!

*Detailed Menu to Follow
*Each student will be given a chef coat to take home and wear each week.


Week 3 – Vegetable and Protein Cooking Techniques 
Grilled Steak

Braised Veg

Poached Veg

Fish “En Papillote”

 
About Your Chef:
Chef Maggie Mullen has over 15 years of culinary experience; classically trained with an emphases on Specialty Foods. She graduated in 2005 from the California Culinary Institute. She has run many kitchens from casual to fine dining. Maggie has passion for food and anything to do with it, she has worked on dairy farms, organic vegetable farms. With all her years of experience she has lots of lots tricks of the trade and can’t wait to share them with you. She recently graduated from a Master Food Preservation program and is an expert in food safety. Chef Maggie is fun and out-going, very knowledgeable and approachable, and would love to teach you to develop the skills it takes to become more comfortable in the kitchen.


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

What to expect:

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

Return Policy and Cancellation Policy:

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


$225.00

Chef Maggie Mullen

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1272

Wed, Jun. 28, 2017 @ 10:00 AM
Street Food From Around the world 3-Day Cooking Camp
 

6/27, 6/28, and 6/29
10:00am -12:00 pm
$185.00                           New Class !!! New Recipes!!!!
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)


Bring your little ones for this fun filled three day street food camp, they eat they will laugh and they of course learn. Each day we will celebrate a different part of the globe. We will be making traditional Street foods. They will learn how to chop, meal plan and create many different styles of food. There will be lots of combining and folding and creating, each class will have a different main focus group. Day one we will master the art of crepe dough and how to proffesioanlly fold your crepes. Day two we will move onto the art of making wontons, where they look nice and wont fall apart. Day three we will master the delicous art of making pupusa's and thet will get to make lovely music with there hands while they create. Plus, your cooks will go home with their very own Surfas apron!

Day 1 Europe
Marinated Grilled Chicken Gyro's  with Tazatziki Sauce ( Greece)
Italalian Sodas ( Italy)
Crepes with Multiple Fillings and Fruit Sauces ( France)

Day2 Asia
Chicken Teriyaki Skewers ( Japan)
Cream Cheese Wontons with Dipping Sauce ( China)
Fried Banana's ( Thailand)

Day 3 North America
Grilled Corn with Lime Compound Butter, Queso Fresco and Cilantro ( Cuba)
Pupusa's with Cabbage Slaw and Roasted Salsa ( El Salvador)
Churros with Chocolate Dipping Sauce  ( Mexico)


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.

$185.00

Chef Maggie Mullen

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1272

Thu, Jun. 29, 2017 @ 10:00 AM
Street Food From Around the world 3-Day Cooking Camp
 

6/27, 6/28, and 6/29
10:00am -12:00 pm
$185.00                           New Class !!! New Recipes!!!!
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)


Bring your little ones for this fun filled three day street food camp, they eat they will laugh and they of course learn. Each day we will celebrate a different part of the globe. We will be making traditional Street foods. They will learn how to chop, meal plan and create many different styles of food. There will be lots of combining and folding and creating, each class will have a different main focus group. Day one we will master the art of crepe dough and how to proffesioanlly fold your crepes. Day two we will move onto the art of making wontons, where they look nice and wont fall apart. Day three we will master the delicous art of making pupusa's and thet will get to make lovely music with there hands while they create. Plus, your cooks will go home with their very own Surfas apron!

Day 1 Europe
Marinated Grilled Chicken Gyro's  with Tazatziki Sauce ( Greece)
Italalian Sodas ( Italy)
Crepes with Multiple Fillings and Fruit Sauces ( France)

Day2 Asia
Chicken Teriyaki Skewers ( Japan)
Cream Cheese Wontons with Dipping Sauce ( China)
Fried Banana's ( Thailand)

Day 3 North America
Grilled Corn with Lime Compound Butter, Queso Fresco and Cilantro ( Cuba)
Pupusa's with Cabbage Slaw and Roasted Salsa ( El Salvador)
Churros with Chocolate Dipping Sauce  ( Mexico)


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.

$185.00

Chef Maggie Mullen

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1324

Fri, Jun. 30, 2017 @ 5:30 PM
Spanish Tapas Party (Costa Mesa)
 

Friday, 6/25/2017
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
$65.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

Join Surfas as we explore bold Spanish flavors served on small plates.  Our Chef Instructor will guide you through traditional Spanish ingredients, give tips on creating creamy flan, and demystify salt block searing. You will also learn how to cook mussels and make flavorful mayonnaise. Designed to be shared, Spanish Tapas are perfect for entertaining and will delight your friends or family.  Come see how easy and fun Spanish tapas can be!

Enjoy small plates of:
Patatas Bravas with Spicy Aioli (Spicy Potatoes)
Chorizo and Fennel Mussels
Salt-Seared Pimenton Shrimp
Manchego and Piquillo Pepper Tortilla
Seville Orange Flan

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

What to expect:

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

Return Policy and Cancelation Policy:

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

 

$65.00

Chef Maggie Mullen

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1327

Sun, Jul. 2, 2017 @ 12:30 PM
Filled Pastas: Ravioli, Tortellini (Costa Mesa)
 

Sunday, 7/02/17
12:30pm-3:30pm
Hands-On Cooking Class
$65.00
Creating filled pastas are 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 the perfect tortellini and ravioli. In this class we will be making some flavors of summer and learning the art of making raviolo, the famous treat with a egg yolk and of course truffle butter. We will be making mouth-watering corn ravioli with mixed cheeses and lime butter. We will be celebrating summer with delicous zucchini and artichoke tortellini with arugula and walnut pesto. This class is a must, dont miss out..

Enjoy a generous sampling of:
Corn and Mixed Cheese Ravioli with Lime Brown Butter
Zucchini Artichoke Tortellini with Arugula and Walnut Pesto
Raviolo with Egg Yolk and Truffle Butter
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 event.
  • Less than 48 hours will be refunded as store credit minus a 20% cancelation fee.
  • Store credits may be used at any location or towards a future cooking class.

$65.00

Chef Maggie Mullen

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1311

Fri, Jul. 7, 2017 @ 5:30 PM
Sauces/Dipping Sauces from Around the World (Costa Mesa)
 

Sauces/Dipping Sauces from Around The World - Part 1

Friday 7/07/2017

12:30 PM – 3:30 PM

Hands-On Cooking Class

$65.00


Join Surfas for this fun new class in making sauces and dipping sauces from around the globe. I was so inspired to write this class that it is going to be a two part class. We will be making a very bright and delicious mojo sauce with crispy and tasty tostones. We will then make a very trendy and wonderful sauce/condiment, harissa; we will then be turning the sauce into a marinade for some mixed olives. Moving on to Indonesia, we will be making the very well known and spicy sambal to go with some grilled chicken skewers. To top it off, we will be making tahini sauce with pita chips. Look for part two of this class soon...See you in the kitchen.

Enjoy a generous tasting of:

Mojo Sauce (Cuba) Tostones with Mojo Sauce

Harissa (Tunisian) Olives Marinated in Harissa

Sambal (Indonesia) Chicken Skewers with Sambal

Tahini (Middle Eastern) Pita Chips with Tahini Sauce


* If you would like to take both parts 1 & 2, please call for a discount code: 714-453-2665 (x740).


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

What to expect:

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


Return Policy and Cancelation Policy:

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

$65.00

Chef Maggie Mullen

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1329

Sat, Jul. 8, 2017 @ 12:00 PM
Mastering the Art of Cast Iron (Costa Mesa) New Recipes
 

Saturday 7/08/2017
12:00pm-3:00pm
Hands-On Cooking Class
$65.00  
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

Join Surfas for Cast Iron class with whole new recipes and new skills to be learned in cooking with our cast iron skillets. In this class we will be making skillet baked brie dip and skillet 1 hour focaccia to go with it. We will be mastering the arts of roasting chicken and blistering Brussels sprouts. To top off a great meal we will be making a sinfully decadent dark chocolate brownie with vanilla bean paste whipped cream. We will also learn how to take care of our beloved cast iron skillets and learning tricks on how to maximize our cooking with them. Come with questions.. 

Create and taste:

Skillet Baked Brie with Skillet Sea Salt and Rosemary Focaccia

Cast Iron Roasted Chicken with Compound Butter and Blistered Brussels Sprouts

Skillet Dark Chocolate Brownie with Vanilla Bean Whipped 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 the event.
  • Less than 48 hours will be refunded as a cooking class credit minus a 20% cancelation fee.
  • Cooking class credits may be used towards a future class and do not expire.
  • No refunds of any kind will be issued on the day of or after the day of the original class.

$65.00

Chef Maggie Mullen

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1304

Sun, Jul. 9, 2017 @ 12:30 PM
Latin American Desserts (Costa Mesa)
 

Sunday 7/09/2017
12:30pm-3:30pm
Hands-On Cooking Class
$65.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa
(map)

 

Join Surfas for an indulgent class all about Latin American desserts. Chef Alexa will guide you through some of her favorite childhood sweets. In this class we will learn how to perfect the well known Tres Leches cake. We will make shortbread sandwiches with a mouth-watering tres leches filling. To top it all of we will be making brigadeiros, which are traditional Brazilian Truffles.


Create and taste:

Tres Leches Cake (Spain and all over Latin America)

Alfojores (Short bread cookie sandwiches with tres leches filling from Peru)

Brigadeiros (Traditional Brazilian Truffles)


 

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

What to expect…

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

Return Policy and Cancelation Policy…

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

$65.00

Chef Alexa Mata

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1318

Mon, Jul. 10, 2017 @ 10:00 AM
3-Day Kids Cooking Camp (Ages 7-11) (Costa Mesa)
 

Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, 7/10, 7/11, 7/12/17
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
$185.00 *For all 3 days*                    New Class !!! New Recipes!!!!
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)


Join Surfas for a kids cooking three day camp, in this camp kids will get hands-on experience with cooking a variety of foods and flavors. On the first day kids will be expressing their creativity and pizza skills. Second class we will be our taco truck day where they make salsa from scratch, tacos and a fun twist on churros, churro cupcakes. The third day we will be our BBQ day; we will be making potato wedges from scratch and strawberry shortcake with a twist. This will be a fun overall cooking experience for your kids where they get to learn the ways of the kitchen, practice kitchen safety and of course, eat some yummy food. Plus, your cooks will go home with their very own Surfas apron!

Day 1 - Dough Truck  (Pizza Competition):
Pizza
Caesar Salad Cups
DIY Ice Cream Cookie Sandwiches


Day 2 - Taco Truck:
Home-made Salsa
Carne Asada Tacos
Churro Cupcakes

Day 3 - BBQ Truck:
Grilled BBQ Chicken with Barbecue Sauce
Roasted Garlic Parmesan Potato Wedges
Strawberry Shortcake Kebabs


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.

$185.00

Chef Cheri Liefeld

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1318

Tue, Jul. 11, 2017 @ 10:00 AM
3-Day Kids Cooking Camp (Ages 7-11) (Costa Mesa)
 

Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, 7/10, 7/11, 7/12/17
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
$185.00 *For all 3 days*                    New Class !!! New Recipes!!!!
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)


Join Surfas for a kids cooking three day camp, in this camp kids will get hands-on experience with cooking a variety of foods and flavors. On the first day kids will be expressing their creativity and pizza skills. Second class we will be our taco truck day where they make salsa from scratch, tacos and a fun twist on churros, churro cupcakes. The third day we will be our BBQ day; we will be making potato wedges from scratch and strawberry shortcake with a twist. This will be a fun overall cooking experience for your kids where they get to learn the ways of the kitchen, practice kitchen safety and of course, eat some yummy food. Plus, your cooks will go home with their very own Surfas apron!

Day 1 - Dough Truck  (Pizza Competition):
Pizza
Caesar Salad Cups
DIY Ice Cream Cookie Sandwiches


Day 2 - Taco Truck:
Home-made Salsa
Carne Asada Tacos
Churro Cupcakes

Day 3 - BBQ Truck:
Grilled BBQ Chicken with Barbecue Sauce
Roasted Garlic Parmesan Potato Wedges
Strawberry Shortcake Kebabs


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.

$185.00

Chef Cheri Liefeld

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1318

Wed, Jul. 12, 2017 @ 10:00 AM
3-Day Kids Cooking Camp (Ages 7-11) (Costa Mesa)
 

Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, 7/10, 7/11, 7/12/17
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
$185.00 *For all 3 days*                    New Class !!! New Recipes!!!!
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)


Join Surfas for a kids cooking three day camp, in this camp kids will get hands-on experience with cooking a variety of foods and flavors. On the first day kids will be expressing their creativity and pizza skills. Second class we will be our taco truck day where they make salsa from scratch, tacos and a fun twist on churros, churro cupcakes. The third day we will be our BBQ day; we will be making potato wedges from scratch and strawberry shortcake with a twist. This will be a fun overall cooking experience for your kids where they get to learn the ways of the kitchen, practice kitchen safety and of course, eat some yummy food. Plus, your cooks will go home with their very own Surfas apron!

Day 1 - Dough Truck  (Pizza Competition):
Pizza
Caesar Salad Cups
DIY Ice Cream Cookie Sandwiches


Day 2 - Taco Truck:
Home-made Salsa
Carne Asada Tacos
Churro Cupcakes

Day 3 - BBQ Truck:
Grilled BBQ Chicken with Barbecue Sauce
Roasted Garlic Parmesan Potato Wedges
Strawberry Shortcake Kebabs


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.

$185.00

Chef Cheri Liefeld

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1320

Thu, Jul. 13, 2017 @ 10:00 AM
Comfort Foods with a Healthy Twist for Teens 12-17 (Costa Mesa)
 

 

Comfort Foods with a Healthy Twist for Teens 12-17

Thursday, 7/13/17

10:00 AM - 12:30 PM

$55

Bring your teen down to Surfas for a day of fun and cooking! We will be learning how to make some classic comfort foods that warm our souls, but we will be putting a healthy twist on them. We will be making chicken and waffles from scratch and using them in a brand new way! We will also teach your teens how to make everyone’s favorite mac & cheese, but with a very creative addition to jazz it up. All around, it’s going to be a great time and they will eat some great food that’s good for them! They will pick up useful skills and knowledge that will benefit them for life!

 Create and Taste:

Cauliflower Mac & Cheese

Chicken & Waffles from scratch with mashed potatoes

Chocolate Beet Cupcakes


*Recommended for teens ages 12-17 who love to cook. Permission slips 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.
  • 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% cancellation fee.
  • Store credits may be used at any location or towards a future cooking class.

 

$55.00

Chef Sharon Murphy

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1302

Fri, Jul. 14, 2017 @ 10:00 AM
Teen Cupcake Wars Ages 12-17 (Costa Mesa)
 

Friday 7/14/2017

10:00am-12:30pm
Hands-On Cooking Class
$55.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa(map)

Bring your teens to Surfas for the ulitmate Cupcake wars. In this class we will be making vanilla and chcolate cupcakes and then some frosting to go along with them of course. Then on to the fun part, we will have tons of decorations and equipment for you to go nuts. Our judges here will come up with criteria so what you will be judged on. Creativity and use of ingredfients will be among them etc. We could also have some secert ingredients for you, that you will be forced to use as well.

Create and taste:
Cupcakes
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.

$55.00

Chef Sharon Murphy

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1321

Sat, Jul. 15, 2017 @ 12:00 PM
Summer Time Treats (Costa Mesa)
 

Saturday 7/15/2017

12:00pm-3:00pm

Hands-On Cooking Class

$65.00

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

Just in time for summer lets learn how to make delicious treats to bring to our favorite summer get-togethers. In this class we will be learning how to perfect a large format crisp with a delicious flavor combo of Peach and Blackberry. We will make cupcakes that are a take on a traditional upside down cake, but we will add some coconut to mix it up. We will then make a treat that will be a hit at any summer time party that with dark chocolate popsicles.. Yum Yum..

Create and taste:

Peach and BlackBerry Crisp

Pina Colda Pineapple Upside Down Cup Cake

Salted Dark Chocolate Popsicles

 

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

What to expect

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



Return Policy and Cancellation Policy

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

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

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


$65.00

Chef Cheri Liefeld

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1271

Sun, Jul. 16, 2017 @ 12:30 PM
Knife Skills (Costa Mesa)
 

Sunday, 7/16/2017
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!

Maple Glazed Carrots
Coq au Vin
Citrus Salsa

 


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

What to expect:

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


Return Policy and Cancelation Policy:

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

$65.00

Chef Maggie Mullen

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1303

Tue, Jul. 18, 2017 @ 10:00 AM
3-Day Pro Teen Series Ages 12-17 (Costa Mesa)
 

Tuesday-Thursday, 7/18, 7/19, & 7/20/2017

10:00 AM - 12:30 PM

$200.00                          New Class !!! New Recipes!!!!

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

 

Bring your teens to Surfas to learn how to cook like a pro, in this class we will be teaching them all kinds of valuable cooking skills. We will be focusing on knife skills, making a perfect stew and then making our perfect potato cuts into french fries and making a mouth watering aioli to go with it from scratch, bring your muscles that day. The next day we will be working on a traditional morning dish of Huevos Rancheros, we will be working on timing and learning how to make sure all the food stays warm and goes out together. We will also be practicing our egg flipping and making a perfect over medium egg to top our Huevos Rancheros. We will also be grilling asparagus to perfection with zesty hollandaise sauce to show off our emulsification skills. Then top it off with perfect roasted potatoes. Day three will be mastering the art of roasting chicken and making short dough, biscuits and scones. We will also be giving each teen a Surfas apron.

 

Day 1 - Knife Skills and Emulsification:

Beef Stew

French Fries

Spicy Aioli

 

Day 2 - Perfecting Eggs and Vegetables:

Huevos Rancheros with Perfect Over Medium Eggs

Grilled Asparagus with Hollandaise Sauce

Roasted Potatoes

 

Day 3 - Perfecting Roasting Chicken and Short Dough:

Herb Compound Butter

Roasted Chicken with Veggies

Buttermilk Biscuits

Blueberry Scones

 

This cooking camp is for ages 12 to 17. 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 Maggie Mullen

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1303

Wed, Jul. 19, 2017 @ 7:00 AM
3-Day Pro Teen Series Ages 12-17 (Costa Mesa)
 

Tuesday-Thursday, 7/18, 7/19, & 7/20/2017

10:00 AM - 12:30 PM

$200.00                          New Class !!! New Recipes!!!!

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

 

Bring your teens to Surfas to learn how to cook like a pro, in this class we will be teaching them all kinds of valuable cooking skills. We will be focusing on knife skills, making a perfect stew and then making our perfect potato cuts into french fries and making a mouth watering aioli to go with it from scratch, bring your muscles that day. The next day we will be working on a traditional morning dish of Huevos Rancheros, we will be working on timing and learning how to make sure all the food stays warm and goes out together. We will also be practicing our egg flipping and making a perfect over medium egg to top our Huevos Rancheros. We will also be grilling asparagus to perfection with zesty hollandaise sauce to show off our emulsification skills. Then top it off with perfect roasted potatoes. Day three will be mastering the art of roasting chicken and making short dough, biscuits and scones. We will also be giving each teen a Surfas apron.

 

Day 1 - Knife Skills and Emulsification:

Beef Stew

French Fries

Spicy Aioli

 

Day 2 - Perfecting Eggs and Vegetables:

Huevos Rancheros with Perfect Over Medium Eggs

Grilled Asparagus with Hollandaise Sauce

Roasted Potatoes

 

Day 3 - Perfecting Roasting Chicken and Short Dough:

Herb Compound Butter

Roasted Chicken with Veggies

Buttermilk Biscuits

Blueberry Scones

 

This cooking camp is for ages 12 to 17. 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 Maggie Mullen

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1303

Thu, Jul. 20, 2017 @ 10:00 AM
3-Day Pro Teen Series Ages 12-17 (Costa Mesa)
 

Tuesday-Thursday, 7/18, 7/19, & 7/20/2017

10:00 AM - 12:30 PM

$200.00                          New Class !!! New Recipes!!!!

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

 

Bring your teens to Surfas to learn how to cook like a pro, in this class we will be teaching them all kinds of valuable cooking skills. We will be focusing on knife skills, making a perfect stew and then making our perfect potato cuts into french fries and making a mouth watering aioli to go with it from scratch, bring your muscles that day. The next day we will be working on a traditional morning dish of Huevos Rancheros, we will be working on timing and learning how to make sure all the food stays warm and goes out together. We will also be practicing our egg flipping and making a perfect over medium egg to top our Huevos Rancheros. We will also be grilling asparagus to perfection with zesty hollandaise sauce to show off our emulsification skills. Then top it off with perfect roasted potatoes. Day three will be mastering the art of roasting chicken and making short dough, biscuits and scones. We will also be giving each teen a Surfas apron.

 

Day 1 - Knife Skills and Emulsification:

Beef Stew

French Fries

Spicy Aioli

 

Day 2 - Perfecting Eggs and Vegetables:

Huevos Rancheros with Perfect Over Medium Eggs

Grilled Asparagus with Hollandaise Sauce

Roasted Potatoes

 

Day 3 - Perfecting Roasting Chicken and Short Dough:

Herb Compound Butter

Roasted Chicken with Veggies

Buttermilk Biscuits

Blueberry Scones

 

This cooking camp is for ages 12 to 17. 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 Maggie Mullen

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1322

Fri, Jul. 21, 2017 @ 5:30 PM
Date Night Tapas (Costa Mesa)
 

Friday7/21/2017
5:30pm-8:30pm
Hands-On Cooking Class
$70.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa
(map)

Grab your significant other or your best friend doesn't matter who comes along but join Surfas in a fun tapas themed date night class. We will be making a meal out of small bites and also be sipping on some refreshing and bright sangria. We will be learning how to fry green olives and also be learning how amazing and simple they are. Having a cheesy snack with goat cheese stuffed peppers, grilling peaches to perfecting and stuffing them salty and delicious Serrano ham. We will them be making shrimp and mussels with sofrito, we will be making our sofrito from scratch and with this new skill that we learn we can make just about any Spanish  inspired meal. Did I mention that we will be drinking delicious and refreshing sangria..

Create and taste:
Fried Green Olives
Piquillo Peppers Stuffed with Herb Goat Cheese
Grilled Serrano Stuffed Peaches
Shrimp and Mussels Sofrito
Strawberry Rose' Sangria

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.

$70.00

Chef Maggie Mullen

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1332

Sat, Jul. 22, 2017 @ 12:00 PM
Perfecting Gnocchi (Costa_Mesa)
 

Saturday 7/22/2017
12:00 PM - 3:00 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 event.
  • Less than 48 hours will be refunded as store credit minus a 20% cancelation fee.
  • Store credits may be used at any location or towards a future cooking class.

 

$65.00

Chef Maggie Mullen

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1277

Sun, Jul. 23, 2017 @ 12:30 PM
Spirit of Pacific Northwest (Costa Mesa)
 

 

Spirit of Pacific Northwest

Sunday 7/23/2017

12:30 PM – 3:30 PM

Hands-On Cooking Class

$70.00

Join Surfas as we create foods that remind us of the beautiful and bright food scene in Portland Oregon and Seattle Washington. We will be making items featuring some of the Pacific Northwest's favorite ingredients. Coffee, Wine, Hazelnuts, Blackberries, Bacon, Salmon and of course Cheese. We will be making a nice bountiful composed salad and making a perfectly wonderful Beechers Mac and Cheese, grilled salmon and topping it off with sinful donuts and ice cream. What we will be learning in this class: How to emulsify, perfect risotto, grilling salmon, wilting greens, making ice cream base from scratch, and frying donuts.

Enjoy a generous tasting of:

Roasted Beet Salad with Rouge River Blue cheese, toasted Hazelnuts and Orange vinaigrette

 Beechers Flagship Cheddar Mac and Cheese

Herb Crusted Wild Salmon with a Blackberry Beurre Blanc and Wilted Seasonal Greens

Maple Donut with Coffee 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 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.

$70.00

Chef Maggie Mullen

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1331

Sun, Jul. 30, 2017 @ 12:30 PM
Mastering the Art of Cast Iron (Costa Mesa) New Recipes Breakfast!!
 

Sunday 7/30/2017
12:30pm-3:30pm
Hands-On Cooking Class
$65.00  
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

Join Surfas for our first ever breakfast edition cast iron class. In this class we will learn how to take our everyday breakfast foods to the next level by cooking them in a cast iron skillet. We will master the art of cooking fritatta's in a cast iron skillet and of course has browns. Pan cakes will never taste the same and to add something healthy to the plate we will master the art of blistered Brussels sprouts, come join us for this must class.

Create and taste:

Skillet Fritatta with Roasted Mushrooms, Bacon , Gruyere and Thyme

Skillet Hash browns

Cast Iron Griddle Cakes with Peach Jam

Blistered Brussels Sprouts

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

What to expect:

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


Return Policy and Cancelation Policy:

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

$65.00

Chef Maggie Mullen

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1319

Mon, Aug. 7, 2017 @ 10:00 AM
3-Day Kids Baking Camp - Ages 7-11 (Costa Mesa)
 

3-Day Kids Baking Camp - Ages 7-11

Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, 7/10, 7/11, & 7/12/17

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

$185 *For all three days*

Have kids that love to bake?! Send them our way for 3 fun-filled days of learning to make some classic baked goods. Your kids will love the food, plus they get to learn important basic techniques that they can then apply at home. We will learn how to make dough from scratch, and then turn that dough into pies and tarts! We will also be making granola from scratch and homemade blueberry muffins. We will perfect homemade milk shakes! We will have such a great time; your kids won’t want to miss out! Plus, your cooks will go home with their very own Surfas apron!

 

Create and Taste:

Day One:

Pate a Choux 

with Vanilla Pastry cream and Hot fudge sauce

Funfetti Whoopie Pies

Unicorn Shakes

 

Day Two:

Pie Dough

Blueberry Hand Pie

Strawberry Pie Pops

Mini Fruit Tarts

 

Day Three:

Raspberry Almond Scones

Homemade Granola

Granola Yogurt Cups with Fresh Fruit

Blueberry Muffins

 

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.

$185.00

Chef Cheri Liefeld

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1319

Tue, Aug. 8, 2017 @ 10:00 AM
3-Day Kids Baking Camp - Ages 7-11 (Costa Mesa)
 

3-Day Kids Baking Camp - Ages 7-11

Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, 7/10, 7/11, & 7/12/17

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

$185 *For all three days*

Have kids that love to bake?! Send them our way for 3 fun-filled days of learning to make some classic baked goods. Your kids will love the food, plus they get to learn important basic techniques that they can then apply at home. We will learn how to make dough from scratch, and then turn that dough into pies and tarts! We will also be making granola from scratch and homemade blueberry muffins. We will perfect homemade milk shakes! We will have such a great time; your kids won’t want to miss out! Plus, your cooks will go home with their very own Surfas apron!

 

Create and Taste:

Day One:

Pate a Choux 

with Vanilla Pastry cream and Hot fudge sauce

Funfetti Whoopie Pies

Unicorn Shakes

 

Day Two:

Pie Dough

Blueberry Hand Pie

Strawberry Pie Pops

Mini Fruit Tarts

 

Day Three:

Raspberry Almond Scones

Homemade Granola

Granola Yogurt Cups with Fresh Fruit

Blueberry Muffins

 

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.

$185.00

Chef Cheri Liefeld

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1319

Wed, Aug. 9, 2017 @ 10:00 AM
3-Day Kids Baking Camp - Ages 7-11 (Costa Mesa)
 

3-Day Kids Baking Camp - Ages 7-11

Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, 7/10, 7/11, & 7/12/17

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

$185 *For all three days*

Have kids that love to bake?! Send them our way for 3 fun-filled days of learning to make some classic baked goods. Your kids will love the food, plus they get to learn important basic techniques that they can then apply at home. We will learn how to make dough from scratch, and then turn that dough into pies and tarts! We will also be making granola from scratch and homemade blueberry muffins. We will perfect homemade milk shakes! We will have such a great time; your kids won’t want to miss out! Plus, your cooks will go home with their very own Surfas apron!

 

Create and Taste:

Day One:

Pate a Choux 

with Vanilla Pastry cream and Hot fudge sauce

Funfetti Whoopie Pies

Unicorn Shakes

 

Day Two:

Pie Dough

Blueberry Hand Pie

Strawberry Pie Pops

Mini Fruit Tarts

 

Day Three:

Raspberry Almond Scones

Homemade Granola

Granola Yogurt Cups with Fresh Fruit

Blueberry Muffins

 

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.

$185.00

Chef Cheri Liefeld

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1262

Sat, Aug. 19, 2017 @ 5:30 PM
Kitchen Basics 3 Day Cooking Series (Costa Mesa) New Class!
 

Kitchen Basics a 3-Week Cooking Series
Tuesdays, 8/19,8/26,9/02
5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
3-Week Hands-On Cooking Course
$200.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)


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


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

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

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


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


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


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

What to expect:

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

Return Policy and Cancellation Policy:

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

$200.00

Chef Maggie Mullen

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1262

Sat, Aug. 26, 2017 @ 5:30 PM
Kitchen Basics 3 Day Cooking Series (Costa Mesa) New Class!
 

Kitchen Basics a 3-Week Cooking Series
Tuesdays, 8/19,8/26,9/02
5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
3-Week Hands-On Cooking Course
$200.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)
Join Surfas as we start our first kitchen basics series, written and run by our Chefs here in OC. In this series we are going to over the basics. We will start with learning definitions and vocabulary and then on to the most important skill to have in the kitchen, knife skills. We will be working on the science of emulsification, mastering egg cooking, traditional stock making process including roasting the bones, simmering to develop flavor, skimming, straining and proper storage. We will also be introducing you to the Mother Sauces and their many offspring. This will be a very hands-on series and questions are welcomed and encouraged. Skip culinary school, let Surfas guide you to becoming a real cook! Please bring a note book to take notes with and an open mind for learning. We can't wait to see you here in the kitchen!


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

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

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


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


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


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

What to expect:

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

Return Policy and Cancellation Policy:

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

$200.00

Chef Maggie Mullen

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1262

Sat, Sep. 2, 2017 @ 5:30 PM
Kitchen Basics 3 Day Cooking Series (Costa Mesa) New Class!
 

Kitchen Basics a 3-Week Cooking Series
Tuesdays, 8/19,8/26,9/02
5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
3-Week Hands-On Cooking Course
$200.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

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


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

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

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


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


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


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

What to expect:

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

Return Policy and Cancellation Policy:

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

$200.00

Chef Maggie Mullen

Costa Mesa