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3 locations: Costa Mesa, Culver City, and Hot Springs
714-453-2665

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Wed, Aug. 5, 2015 @ 9:30 AM
Summer’s Favorite Foods! 3-Day Cooking Camp, Ages 12-17 (CM)
 

Summer’s Favorite Foods!
Cooking Camp, Ages 12-17
Tuesday – 8/4 Wednesday – 8/5, Thursday – 8/6
9:30 AM – 12:30 PM
$165.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

Bring in your future chefs for 3 fun-filled day of cooking! In this hands-on class our instructor will teach your teens how to make quesadillas and fajitas with homemade tortillas, chicken fingers with barbecue sauce for scratch, and gelato with homemade cones and chocolate dipped strawberries.  They will also learn how to follow a recipe and the importance of being safe in the kitchen. This cooking camp is for ages 12-17 and is only available as a 3-day series, no single day enrollments.

Your Future Chefs will Create:
Day 1
Hot Chocolate Pudding
Cornflake Chicken Fingers
Brown Sugar Barbecue Sauce
Creamy and Crunchy Potato Salad
Very Berry Cobbler

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

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

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.
  • Parents will be asked to sign a premission slip prior to class
  • 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.

0 openings available

$165.00

Chef Sharon Murphy

Costa Mesa

Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
687

Thu, Aug. 6, 2015 @ 9:30 AM
Summer’s Favorite Foods! 3-Day Cooking Camp, Ages 12-17 (CM)
 

Summer’s Favorite Foods!
Cooking Camp, Ages 12-17
Tuesday – 8/4 Wednesday – 8/5, Thursday – 8/6
9:30 AM – 12:30 PM
$165.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

Bring in your future chefs for 3 fun-filled day of cooking! In this hands-on class our instructor will teach your teens how to make quesadillas and fajitas with homemade tortillas, chicken fingers with barbecue sauce for scratch, and gelato with homemade cones and chocolate dipped strawberries.  They will also learn how to follow a recipe and the importance of being safe in the kitchen. This cooking camp is for ages 12-17 and is only available as a 3-day series, no single day enrollments.

Your Future Chefs will Create:
Day 1
Hot Chocolate Pudding
Cornflake Chicken Fingers
Brown Sugar Barbecue Sauce
Creamy and Crunchy Potato Salad
Very Berry Cobbler

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

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

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.
  • Parents will be asked to sign a premission slip prior to class
  • 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.

0 openings available

$165.00

Chef Sharon Murphy

Costa Mesa

Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
703

Sat, Aug. 8, 2015 @ 10:00 AM
Spanish Tapas (Costa.Mesa)
 

Saturday, 8/8/15
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
$65.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map) 714-453-2665

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.

 

0 openings available

$65.00

Chef Anita Chatrisa

Costa Mesa

Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
705

Sat, Aug. 8, 2015 @ 2:30 PM
Perfecting Gnocchi (Costa_Mesa)
 

Due to the popularity of this class we have added another on Sunday, 9/13/15 from 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM. Please click here for more information and to sign up easily. Thank you!

Saturday, 8/8/15
2:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
$65.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa
(map)

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

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

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

What to expect…

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

Return Policy and Cancelation Policy…

  • Surfas will offer a full refund to original tender 48 hours prior to 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.

 

0 openings available

$65.00

Chef Kathleen Lunetto

Costa Mesa

Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
700

Sun, Aug. 9, 2015 @ 12:00 PM
Sunday Family Picnic (Costa_Mesa)
 

Sunday, 8/9/15
12:00 PM – 2:30 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
$75.00 for one adult and one child*
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

Spend your Sunday creating summer’s favorite foods together.  This cooking class feature picnic favorites and is perfect for families who love to cook together. Our Chef Instructor will share tips on creating creamy ice cream and hot fudge from scratch.  You will also learn how to bake chicken fingers and make homemade ranch and barbecue sauce. Cook side-by-side then sit down together enjoying your fun day’s work! *price includes 1 Adult and 1 Child under 18.  Please contact 714-453-2665 x 740 to add additional attendees at a reduced price.

Enjoy a generous tasting of:
Creamy and Crunchy Potato Salad
Cornflake-Crusted Chicken Fingers
Smoked Brown Sugar Barbecue Sauce
Buttermilk Ranch Dressing
Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream
Hot Fudge 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.

 

1 opening available

$75.00

Chef Alexa Mata

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
695

Sat, Aug. 15, 2015 @ 12:00 PM
The Basics of Bread 2-Day Workshop (Costa Mesa)
 

Saturday, 8/15 and Sunday, 8/16
12:00-3:30*
Hands-On Cooking Class
NOW $125.00 WAS $150.00 for a limited time only
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

Join us for an intensive, 2-day, hands-on workshop where you will learn how to make and bake fresh bread at home. Our Chef Instructor will walk you through making a starter and poolish and proper kneading techniques. You will also learn tips for proofing, shaping, and baking several types of bread. Create fragrant, crusty, hearty and delicious fresh bread… and then eat it!

Make and Taste:
Brioche
Pain de Epi
Irish Soda Bread
Ciabatta
Buttermilk Biscuits
Fresh Butter

*please note this is a 2 day class, each class is 3 1/2 hours.

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.

$125.00

Chef Rose Goldberg

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
695

Sun, Aug. 16, 2015 @ 12:00 PM
The Basics of Bread 2-Day Workshop (Costa Mesa)
 

Saturday, 8/15 and Sunday, 8/16
12:00-3:30*
Hands-On Cooking Class
NOW $125.00 WAS $150.00 for a limited time only
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

Join us for an intensive, 2-day, hands-on workshop where you will learn how to make and bake fresh bread at home. Our Chef Instructor will walk you through making a starter and poolish and proper kneading techniques. You will also learn tips for proofing, shaping, and baking several types of bread. Create fragrant, crusty, hearty and delicious fresh bread… and then eat it!

Make and Taste:
Brioche
Pain de Epi
Irish Soda Bread
Ciabatta
Buttermilk Biscuits
Fresh Butter

*please note this is a 2 day class, each class is 3 1/2 hours.

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.

$125.00

Chef Rose Goldberg

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
723

Mon, Aug. 17, 2015 @ 11:00 AM
Perfecting Gnocchi (Culver_City)
 

Monday, 8/17/15
11:00 AM -  2:00 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
$75.00
In the Surfas Culver City Test Kitchen (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.

 

$75.00

Chef Rose Goldberg

Culver City

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
713

Tue, Aug. 18, 2015 @ 5:30 PM
Southern Summer Comforts (Costa Mesa)
 

Tuesday, 8/18/15
5:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
$65.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

The comforting flavors of the South are always a summertime favorite.  In this hands-on class, our Chef Instructor will show you how to bake chicken and pasta perfectly. You will also learn how to make a glaze, create a classic béchamel sauce, and tips for biscuit method mixing techniques. Easier than you think and more delicious than you can imagine, this menu will soon become your favorite year round.

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

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

What to expect:

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

Return Policy and Cancelation Policy:

  • Surfas will offer a full refund to original tender 48 hours prior to 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 Christianne Winthrop

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
709

Thu, Aug. 20, 2015 @ 5:30 PM
Mother of a Sauce (Costa_Mesa)
 

Thursday, 8/20/15
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
$75.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa(map)

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

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

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

What to expect:

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

Return Policy and Cancelation Policy:

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

 

2 openings available

$75.00

Chef Kathleen Lunetto

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
710

Fri, Aug. 21, 2015 @ 5:30 PM
Dinner in Italy (Costa Mesa)
 

Not enough spots? Due to it popularity we are running Dinner in Italy again on Saturday, 9/26/15 from 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM. Please click here for more information.

Friday, 8/21/15
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
$75.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

Spend an evening indulging in delicious and seasonal Italian flavors. In this hands-on class your Chef Instructor will share tips on grilling fish and apricots, sautéing fresh vegetables, and creating a creamy bean puree.  You will also learn how to make a creamy lemon tart with a pine nut crust. Perfect for summer entertaining or sharing, invite someone special to Dinner in Italy!

Enjoy and generous sampling of:
Grilled Apricots with Fresh Burrata, Prosciutto and Arugula
Sea Bass with Citrus Gremolata and Cannellini Bean Puree
Wilted Garlic Rappini with Lemon
Torta Della Nonna (Lemon Tart with Pine Nuts)

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.

 

2 openings available

$75.00

Chef Anita Chatrisa

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
704

Sat, Aug. 22, 2015 @ 10:00 AM
Summer Lovin’ Macarons (Costa Mesa)
 

Saturday, 8/22/15
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
$65.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

Guaranteed to make you sing, combine summer lovin’ 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:
Blackberry Macarons
Green Tea Macarons
Lemon Poppy Seed Macarons
Vanilla Bean Cream
White Chocolate Green Tea 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 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.

 

0 openings available

$65.00

Chef Aubray Aarvig

Costa Mesa

Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
719

Sat, Aug. 22, 2015 @ 2:30 PM
Preserving Summer: Canning Workshop (Costa Mesa)
 

Saturday, 8/22/15
2:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Hands-On Cooking Workshop
$65.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)  714-453-2665

Save the flavors of summer to enjoy all year long. In this hands-on class, our Chef Instructor will teach you how to create best jam, jelly, preserves, and pickled vegetables. You will also learn step by step canning basics and how to customize recipes at home. Plus, you will be able to take home a few jars as well. Perfect for gifting or treating your family, saving your favorite seasonal ingredients is easier than you think!

Create and Taste:
Orange Plum Marmalade
Peach Almond Jam
Pickled Asparagus
Plum Tomato and Basil 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.

 

$65.00

Chef Rose Goldberg

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
715

Sun, Aug. 23, 2015 @ 12:00 PM
Culinary Tour of Asia (Costa_Mesa)
 

Sunday, 8/23/15
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
$65.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)714-453-2665

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

Enjoy a generous tasting of:
Satay Ayam (Indonesian Spicy Chicken Skewers with Peanut Sauce)
Do Chua (Vietnamese Daikon and Carrot Pickles)
Yam Neua (Thai Spicy Beef Salad with Cucumber and Mint)
Chinese Orange Peel Chicken
Japanese Green Tea Ice Cream

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

What to expect:

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

Return Policy and Cancelation Policy…

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

5 openings available

$65.00

Chef Kathleen Lunetto

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
717

Tue, Aug. 25, 2015 @ 11:00 AM
Lunch Express: Summer Garden (Costa Mesa)
 

Tuesday, 8/25/15
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
$35.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

Join us for a satisfying lunch featuring seasonal ingredients and fast enough to enjoy on your lunch hour! Our Chef Instructor will share tips on cooking with fresh fruits and vegetable, create buttery cookies, and how to use a wok.  Spend a delicious hour with Surfas and invite summer’s best produce for lunch!

Create and taste:
Summer Garden Gazpacho
Steak and Rice Noodle Salad
Dr. Bob’s Strawberry Sour Cream Ice Cream with Thyme Butter Cookies

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

What to expect:

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

Return Policy and Cancelation Policy:

  • Surfas will offer a full refund to original tender 48 hours prior to 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.

 

$35.00

Chef Anita Chatrisa

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
712

Thu, Aug. 27, 2015 @ 5:30 PM
Fabulous French Desserts (Costa Mesa)
 

Thursday, 8/27/15
5:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Hands On Cooking Class
$65.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

From creating the perfect crepe to a fluffy mousse, our Chef Instructor will walk you through a few of France’s best desserts.  You will also learn how to bake custards, make a light sponge cake, and tips for perfect madeleine cookies. Celebrate summer with fabulous French desserts!

Create and enjoy:
Cherry Clafouti
Honey and Orange French Madeleines
Mousse au Chocolat (Chocolate Mousse)
Summer Berry Genoise with Chantilly Cream
Crepes Suzette

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 Aubray Aarvig

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
699

Fri, Aug. 28, 2015 @ 5:30 PM
Global Street Food (Costa_Mesa)
 

Friday, 8/28/15
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 for a culinary tour of the best food trucks, carts, and kiosks from around the world! Our Chef Instructor will introduce you to south-of-the-border favorites, Indian pastries, and French crepes.  You will also learn how to make several salsas, sauces, and chutneys. Hone your skills and explore the global tastes of street food, no passport required.

Create and taste:
Mexican Elote (Street Corn on the Cob)
Indian Samosas with Mint Chutney (Fried Potato and Pea Dumplings)
Vietnamese Gỏi cuốn with Peanut Sauce (Shrimp Spring Rolls)
South American Sanduches de Chancho with Salsa Criolla and Cilantro Cotija Sauce (Street Pork Sandwiches)
French Nutella Crepes


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
696

Sat, Aug. 29, 2015 @ 11:00 AM
Croissants, Scones, & Breakfast Pastries (Costa_Mesa)
 

Saturday, 8/29/15
11:00 AM – 4:00 PM *
Hands-On Cooking Class
$125.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

Master everyone’s favorite breakfast pastries in this extensive cooking class.  Our Chef Instructor will walk you through every step of making buttery and chocolate croissants. You will also learn how to make flaky sweet and savory scones, moist coffee cake and muffins, and donuts from scratch. Impress your friends and family with your perfect breakfast pastries!   *Please note this is a 5 hour cooking class

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

At Surfas, we believe great cooking isn’t just about recipes; it’s about the techniques and essential ingredients. Come experience the difference. Please call 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.

 

5 openings available

$125.00

Chef Rose Goldberg

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
706

Sun, Aug. 30, 2015 @ 12:00 PM
Summer Sunday Supper (Costa Mesa)
 

Sunday, 8/30/15
12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
$65.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

Gather together for a delicious Sunday supper featuring the flavors of summer. Our Chef Instructor will share tips for crispy fried chicken, creating a versatile and cream dressing, and grilling summer vegetables. You will also learn how to marinate chicken, make homemade lemon curd, and create a sponge cake from scratch. 

Enjoy a generous tasting of:
Buttermilk Fried Chicken
Fingerling Potato Salad with Creamy Herb Dressing
Grilled Asparagus with Blood Orange Olive Oil
Lemon Curd Sponge Cake with Fresh Blueberries

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.

 

4 openings available

$65.00

Chef Christianne Winthrop

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
734

Tue, Sep. 1, 2015 @ 11:00 AM
Kitchen Fundamentals: Mastering Knife Skills (Culver_City)
 

Tuesday, 9/1/15
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
$65.00
In the Surfas Culver City Test Kitchen (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 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

Culver City

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
736

Tue, Sep. 1, 2015 @ 5:30 PM
Better with Bacon (Costa_Mesa)
 

Tuesday, 9/1/15
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Hands-on Cooking Class
$65.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

Everything IS better with bacon. Join us as we explore the savory, sizzling, smoky, and sweet world of our favorite pork product. In this hands-on cooking class we will discover how versatile bacon can be from appetizer to dessert.  We will also learn how to create a vinaigrette and chutney, simplify flaky pie crust, and tips for grilling pork chops and roasting vegetables. This class will make you a bacon believer!

Enjoy a generous tasting of:
Salt-Seared Bacon Wrapped Shrimp with Chipotle and Rosemary
Grilled Pork Chops with Hatch Chile Bacon Chutney
Roasted Sweet Potato with Maple-Bacon Vinaigrette
Bacon Apple Crostata with Guinness Ice Cream
Flaky Pie Crust

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 Christianne Winthrop

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
737

Sat, Sep. 5, 2015 @ 12:00 PM
Cooking with Balsamic Vinegar (Costa Mesa)
 

Saturday, 9/5/15
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 as we explore, taste, and cook with 5 uniquely different balsamic vinegars. Your chef instructor will share tips for creating creamy risotto, grilling steak, and forming an emulsion.  You will also learn important techniques for creating creamy risotto and frying capers. Equally delicious drizzled or in recipes, learn how balsamic vinegar enhances every dish.
  
Enjoy a generous tasting of:  
Arugula Salad with Fried Capers, Balsamic Vinaigrette and Shaved Parmesan  
Lemon Fennel Risotto with Tomato-Balsamic Relish  
Grilled Flank Steaks with Creamy White Balsamic and Gorgonzola Sauce  
Mascarpone Panna Cotta with Saba Balsamic Strawberries

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 Christianne Winthrop

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
728

Tue, Sep. 8, 2015 @ 11:00 AM
Sweet & Savory Soufflé Workshop (Costa Mesa)
 

Tuesday, 9/8/15
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
$35.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

Spectacular, impressive, light and fluffy… soufflés are feared and loved by many. Join us as we share tips on creating a soufflé base, learn techniques on whipping egg whites, and the secrets of folding them together. With our help, you will be whipping up these ridiculously good soufflés with ease!

Enjoy and create:
Amaretto Chocolate Soufflés
Roquefort and Walnut Soufflés

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.

$35.00

Chef Sharon Murphy

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
738

Fri, Sep. 11, 2015 @ 5:30 PM
Creative Cookies (Costa_Mesa)
 

Friday, 9/11/15
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
$65.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

Who doesn’t love fresh cookies from the oven? Join Surfas as we roll, scoop, and bake our favorite cookies with a creative twist.  Your Chef Instructor will show you how to cream dough and double bake biscotti. You will also learn how to brown butter and bake with ricotta cheese. A perfect treat for loved ones or yourself, this class is as delicious as it sounds!

Create and taste:
Cardamom Shortbread
Chocolate and Ancho Chile Crackle Cookie
Nutella Hazelnut Biscotti
Lemon Ricotta Cookies
Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

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

What to expect:

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


Return Policy and Cancelation Policy:

  • Surfas will offer a full refund to original tender 48 hours prior to 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 Aubray Aarvig

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
725

Sat, Sep. 12, 2015 @ 12:00 PM
I Scream for Macarons! (Costa Mesa)
 

Saturday, 9/12/15
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
$65.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

Pair your favorite ice cream flavors with Parisian cookies! Join Surfas as we discover why this French sandwich cookie has taken the culinary world by storm.  Our Chef Instructor will share professional techniques for coloring your cookies, piping with precision, and even achieving the perfect pied (foot). You will also learn how to make a fluffy Swiss buttercream and the secrets behind creating a creamy ganache. Explore a variety of ice cream flavor combinations, tips, and trends and learn how to make this delicious classic your own. 

Create and Taste:
Orange Creamsicle Macaron
Mocha Chip Macaron
Pistachio and Vanilla Ice Cream Macaron Sandwich

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 Aubray Aarvig

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
720

Sun, Sep. 13, 2015 @ 12:00 PM
Perfecting Gnocchi (Costa_Mesa)
 

Saturday, 9/13/15
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 Alexa Mata

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
722

Mon, Sep. 14, 2015 @ 5:30 PM
Professional 5-Week Cooking Series (Costa Mesa)
 

Monday, 9/14, 9/21, 9/28, 10/5, 10/12
5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
5 Week Hands-On Cooking Course and Competition
$350.00*
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

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

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

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

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

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

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

Week 5 – Cooking Competition
Practice what you have learned! In this class students will be divided into teams and asked to create a version of a dish previously learned. Our Chef Instructor will be assisting and giving advice. You will then have the opportunity to explain your dish and gather feedback.  Anita Lau of Diary of a Mad Hungry Woman will be judging. A team will be presented the winner.

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

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.

$350.00

Chef Dominique Fournier

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
735

Thu, Sep. 17, 2015 @ 5:30 PM
Filled Pastas: Ravioli, Tortellini and Agnolotti (Culver City)
 

Thursday, 9/17/15
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
$75.00
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 agnolotti, tortellini, and ravioli. You will also learn how to make tapenade, pesto, and velvety cream sauce with a twist. By the end of the class, you’ll wonder why you never tried this before!

Enjoy a generous sampling of:
Herbed Goat Cheese Agnolotti with Roasted Tomato Tapenade
Zucchini Artichoke Tortellini with Basil Pesto
Gorgonzola and Ricotta Ravioli with Walnut Cream Sauce
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.

$75.00

Chef Sharon Murphy

Culver City

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
740

Fri, Sep. 18, 2015 @ 12:00 PM
Latin Summer Flavors (Costa_Mesa)
 

Friday, 9/18/15
5:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
$75.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

Celebrate the end of summer with authentic, delicious Latin flavors. Our Chef Instructor will share tips on grilling chicken and steak, correctly cooking beans and rice, and creating a flavorful chimichurri sauce. You will also learn how to make a tasty tres leces cake. Summer may be ending but these recipes are tasty enough to use all year round.

Enjoy a generous tasting of:
Grilled Mojo Chicken and Mango Skewers
Arroz con Moros (Black Beans and Rice)
Chimichurri Flank Steak with Chorizo Aioli
Tres Leches Cake with Cherries and Rum

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

What to expect:

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

Return Policy and Cancelation Policy:

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

$75.00

Chef Alexa Mata

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
739

Tue, Sep. 22, 2015 @ 5:30 PM
Filled Pastas: Ravioli, Tortellini and Agnolotti (Costa Mesa)
 

Tuesday, 9/22/15
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
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 agnolotti, tortellini, and ravioli. You will also learn how to make tapenade, pesto, and velvety cream sauce with a twist. By the end of the class, you’ll wonder why you never tried this before!

Enjoy a generous sampling of:
Herbed Goat Cheese Agnolotti with Roasted Tomato Tapenade
Zucchini Artichoke Tortellini with Basil Pesto
Gorgonzola and Ricotta Ravioli with Walnut Cream Sauce
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 Sharon Murphy

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
724

Sat, Sep. 26, 2015 @ 2:30 PM
Dinner in Italy (Costa Mesa)
 

Saturday, 9/26/15
2:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
$75.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

Spend an evening indulging in delicious and seasonal Italian flavors. In this hands-on class your Chef Instructor will share tips on grilling fish and apricots, sautéing fresh vegetables, and creating a creamy bean puree.  You will also learn how to make a creamy lemon tart with a pine nut crust. Perfect for summer entertaining or sharing, invite someone special to Dinner in Italy!

Enjoy and generous sampling of:
Grilled Apricots with Fresh Burrata, Prosciutto and Arugula
Sea Bass with Citrus Gremolata and Cannellini Bean Puree
Wilted Garlic Rappini with Lemon
Torta Della Nonna (Lemon Tart with Pine Nuts)

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

What to expect:

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

Return Policy and Cancelation Policy:

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

 

$75.00

Chef Sharon Murphy

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
726

Sun, Sep. 27, 2015 @ 12:00 PM
End of Summer Steakhouse Grill (Costa Mesa)
 

Sunday, 9/27/15
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
$85.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

Celebrate the end of summer with a steakhouse dinner full of seasonal ingredients.  Our Chef Instructor will share tips for grilling fruit and vegetables, sautéing wild mushrooms, and cooking steak perfectly. You will also learn how make a homemade vinaigrette and shortcakes from scratch.  Join us for steakhouse favorites perfect for an end of summer night.

Enjoy a generous tasting of:
Grilled Apricot and Arugula Salad with Pistachios and Goat Cheese
Wild Mushrooms with Fresh Thyme and Cream
Grilled Rib-Eye Steaks with Asparagus, Lemon, and Rosemary
Almond Buttermilk Shortcakes with Blueberries and Vanilla Crème Fraiche

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.

$85.00

Chef Alexa Mata

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
731

Mon, Sep. 28, 2015 @ 11:00 AM
Fresh Cheese and Butter (Costa Mesa)
 

Monday, 9/28/15
11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
$65.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

See how easy it is to make fresh cheeses right in your own kitchen! You’ll be surprised how easy it is to prepare homemade cheese that tastes superior to store-bought varieties. Our Chef Instructor will teach you the basics for making ricotta, butter, queso blanco and mascarpone cheese. You will also learn how to stretch and pull mozzarella and tips for embellishing your new recipes at home. Is there anything better than homemade cheese? Join us and find out.

Create and taste:
Whole Milk Ricotta
Queso Blanco
Hand Pulled Mozzarella
Fresh Mascarpone
Sweet Cream Butter


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 Aubray Aarvig

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
732

Tue, Sep. 29, 2015 @ 12:00 PM
Tapas, Paella & Sangria Party (Culver City)
 

Tuesday, 9/29/15
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
$75.00*
In the Surfas Culver City Test Kitchen (MAP)

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

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

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

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

What to expect:

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


Return Policy and Cancelation Policy:

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

$75.00

Chef Anita Chatrisa

Culver City

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
741

Wed, Sep. 30, 2015 @ 5:30 PM
Easy and Gourmet Weeknight Dinners (Costa Mesa)
 

Wednesday, 9/30/15
5:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
$75.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

You don’t have to spend all day in the kitchen to eat deliciously. Our Chef Instructor will show you how to create 4 easy, yet gourmet meals in no time. You will also learn time-saving techniques you can apply to a variety of dishes. Enjoy the last of the warm weather together around the table, not working away in the kitchen!

Enjoy and Generous Tasting of:
Ricotta Cannelloni with Fresh Spinach and Chanterelles
Grilled Gremolata Lamb Chops with Cannellini Beans, Roasted Tomatoes, and Artichokes
Prosciutto-Wrapped Chicken Breasts with Asparagus Pesto
Halibut ‘En Papillote with Orange, New Potatoes, and Saffron


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

What to expect:

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


Return Policy and Cancelation Policy:

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

$75.00

Chef Anita Chatrisa

Costa Mesa