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3 locations: Culver City, Hot Springs, and Costa Mesa
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Wed, Nov. 26, 2014 @ 4:30 PM
Make & Take Home Thanksgiving Dinner (Costa_Mesa)
 

Wednesday, 11/26/14
4:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
$85.00*
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

Let Surfas help you make your Thanksgiving meal spectacular and easy.  Together we will prepare 3 side dishes and a dessert you will take home and serve for Thanksgiving.  We will provide packaging and the baking tips to guide you seamlessly on the big day. You will also learn how to make cranberry relish from scratch, stove top pudding, a cookie crust, and green bean casserole without a can opener.  Preparing a thanksgiving feast has never been more fun or easy!

Make and Take Home:
Green Bean and Mushroom Casserole
Sausage Stuffing with Apple and Cheddar
Blood Orange Cranberry Relish
Pumpkin Cream Pie with Gingersnap Crust

*Each guest will take home 4 to 6 servings of each dish.  Having more for dinner? Bring a friend and take home 8 to 12 servings.  Please call for questions or dietary concerns.

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) x 740 with any questions.

What to expect…

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

Return Policy and Cancelation Policy…

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

 

$0.01

Chef Stacy Horn

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
446

Sat, Nov. 29, 2014 @ 12:00 PM
Pastries of Paris (Costa_Mesa)
 

Due to the popularity of this class, we are offering it again on Sunday, 1/4/15 from 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM. 

Click here for more details or to sign up.

Saturday, 11/29/14
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 create pastries worthy of a French Pâtisserie but easy enough to make at home! Our Chef Instructor will teach you how to create delicate napoleons, shortcrust tart shells, and rich almond filling.  You will also learn how to turn versatile pate au choux into perfect profiteroles, make creamy ice cream, and tips for poaching fruit.  Impress your friends and family and take a journey to France, one pastry at a time.

Create and Enjoy:
Profiteroles with Lavender Honey Ice Cream
Plum Frangipane Tart
Napoleons with Vanilla Poached Pears
Pate au Choux
Pâte à Foncer


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

What to expect…

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

$65.00

Chef Rose Goldberg

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
453

Sat, Nov. 29, 2014 @ 12:00 PM
The Basics of Bread 2-Day Workshop (Culver City)
 

Saturday, 11/29 and Sunday,11/30
12:00-3:00
Hands-On Cooking Class
$150.00
In the Culver City Test Kitchen (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
Pecan Pumpkin Bread
Fresh 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 310-559-4770 x 223 with any questions.

What to expect…

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

Return Policy and Cancelation Policy…

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

$140.00

John Pitblado

Culver City

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
428

Sun, Nov. 30, 2014 @ 12:00 PM
Cooking with Shellfish (Costa_Mesa)
 

Cooking with Shellfish
Sunday, 11/30/14
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
$85.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa
(map)

Scared of shellfish? Our Chef Instructor will show you how simple cooking with shellfish can be.  We will share techniques for shucking oysters, grilling shrimp, searing scallops perfectly, and creating a rich seafood soup perfect for fall. You will also learn tips for select fresh and sustainable shellfish and making corn tortillas from scratch. Join us and see how delicious cooking with shell fish can be!

Make and Taste:
Oysters on the Half-shell with Champagne Mignonette
Tequila Lime Shrimp with Homemade Corn Tortillas and Avocado Mousse
Prosciutto Wrapped Scallops with Mascarpone Polenta and Figs
Bouillabaisse (Provencal Fish and Seafood Stew)

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

What to expect:

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


Return Policy and Cancelation Policy:

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

 

2 openings available

$85.00

Chef Kathleen Lunetto

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
459

Wed, Dec. 3, 2014 @ 5:30 PM
Merry Macarons (Costa_Mesa)
 

Due to the popularity of this class, we have added another on Wednesday, 12/10/14 from 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM. Please click here for more information or to sign up easily Thank you.

Merry Macarons
Wednesday, 12/3/14
5:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
$65.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

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

Taste and Create:
Crème Brûlée Macaron
Gingerbread Macaron
Candy Cane Macaron

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

What to expect…

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

Return Policy and Cancelation Policy…

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

 

0 openings available

$65.00

Chef Aubray Aarvig

Costa Mesa

Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
447

Sat, Dec. 6, 2014 @ 3:00 PM
Linguini, Pappardelle and Ravioli… Oh My! (Costa.Mesa)
 

Saturday, 12/6/14
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
$65.00
Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

Join us as we learn how to make fresh pasta from scratch. Our chef instructor will first show you how to create the perfect pasta dough by hand, which can be the base for rolled and filled pastas. Then you'll create 3 quick and easy sauces to pair with your handmade noodles and ravioli. There's nothing more delicious than fresh pasta, and making it yourself is much easier than you think!

Create and Taste:
Tuna Pappardelle with Caperberries and Cherry Tomatoes
Linguini with Arugula Marcona Almond Pesto
Gorgonzola and Ricotta Ravioli with Walnut Cream 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.
  • 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 Rose Goldberg

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
461

Sun, Dec. 7, 2014 @ 12:00 PM
Holiday Tamales (Costa_Mesa)
 

Not enough seats? Due to the popularity of this class we have added another on Monday, 12/15 from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM.  Please click her for more information and to sign up easily.

Sunday, 12/7/14
12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)
$65.00
For many families, tamales are a tradition where loved ones gather together in the kitchen to create this delicious treat.  Join our own Chef Alexa Mata as she takes your through the steps of creating some of her favorite tamale recipes. You will learn the basics of working with fresh masa, creating several fillings and sauces, and the technique of wrapping and steaming tamales in both corn husks and banana leaves. Gather together in our kitchen and learn how to create this festive tradition just in time for the holidays.

Enjoy a generous tasting of:
Fresh Masa
Chicken Fajita Tamales with Cilantro Pesto
South American Pork Tamales with Aji Salsa
Nutella Dessert Tamales with Dulce de Leche


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

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

0 openings available

$65.00

Chef Alexa Mata

Costa Mesa

Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
476

Sun, Dec. 7, 2014 @ 12:00 PM
Holiday Tamales (Culver_City)
 

Sunday, 12/7/14
12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 8777 Washington Boulevard, Culver City, CA 90232 (map)
$65.00
For many families, tamales are a tradition where loved ones gather together in the kitchen to create this delicious treat.  Our Chef Instructor will share the basics of working with fresh masa, creating several fillings and sauces, and the technique of wrapping and steaming tamales in both corn husks and banana leaves. Gather together in our kitchen and learn how to create this festive tradition just in time for the holidays.

Enjoy a generous tasting of:
Cotija Cheese, Corn and Poblano Tamales  with Pasilla Sauce
Beer Braised Pork Tamales with Curtido Salsa
Chocolate Pecan Tamales with Dulce de Leche and Dr. Bobs Caramel Ice Cream
Fresh Masa

What to expect…

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

Return Policy and Cancelation Policy…

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

$65.00

John Pitblado

Culver City

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
449

Mon, Dec. 8, 2014 @ 5:30 PM
Soft Cheese and Yogurt Workshop (Costa Mesa)
 

Monday, 12/8/14
5:30 PM – 8:30 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 cheese and yogurt right in your own kitchen! Our Chef Instructor will teach you the basics for making fresh chevre, mascarpone, crème fraiche and yogurt.  You will also learn tips on how to embellish your new recipes at home. You’ll be surprised how easy it is to prepare homemade cheese and yogurt that tastes superior to store-bought varieties. Is there anything better than homemade cheese and yogurt? Join us and find out!

Create and Taste:
Greek-Style Yogurt
Herbed Chèvre Cheese
Fresh Mascarpone
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.
  • 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
458

Tue, Dec. 9, 2014 @ 5:30 PM
Christmas Candy, Chocolate & Confections (Costa Mesa)
 

Christmas Candy, Chocolate & Confections
Tuesday, 12/9/14
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
$65.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

Whether you love Christmas candies or delighting others with home-made gifts, this is the class for you. Informative and fun, making sweets is simple and tastes better when from your kitchen. With the help of our Chef Instructor, we'll take the mystery out of marshmallows, share the secrets of boiling sugar, and give tips on tempering chocolate for holiday bark. Perfect for entertaining and gifts, these recipes are as delicious as you imagine and easier to make than you think.

Enjoy and create:
Chocolate Peppermint Bark
Cocoa Nib Dark Chocolate Caramels
White Chocolate Eggnog Truffles
Cinnamon Spice Marshmallows

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

What to expect…

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

Return Policy and Cancelation Policy…

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

2 openings available

$65.00

Chef Aubray Aarvig

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
492

Wed, Dec. 10, 2014 @ 5:30 PM
Merry Macarons (Costa_Mesa)
 

Merry Macarons
Wednesday, 12/10/14
5:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
$65.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

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

Taste and Create:
Crème Brûlée Macaron
Gingerbread Macaron
Candy Cane Macaron

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

What to expect…

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

Return Policy and Cancelation Policy…

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

 

$65.00

Chef Aubray Aarvig

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
493

Thu, Dec. 11, 2014 @ 5:30 PM
Merry Macarons (Culver_City)
 

Merry Macarons
Thursday, 12/11/14
5:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
$65.00
In the Culver City Test Kitchen (MAP)

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

Taste and Create:
Crème Brûlée Macaron
Gingerbread Macaron
Candy Cane Macaron

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 Please call 310-559-4770 x 223 with any questions.

What to expect…

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

Return Policy and Cancelation Policy…

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

 

$65.00

Chef Aubray Aarvig

Culver City

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
448

Fri, Dec. 12, 2014 @ 5:30 PM
Taste of India (Costa Mesa)
 

Friday, 12/12/14
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
$65.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

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

Enjoy a generous sample of:
Pakoras with Tamarind Chutney (Crispy Chickpea and Vegetable Fritters)
Chicken Tikka Masala (Grilled Chicken Marinated in Yogurt and Spices)
Naan (Baked Flat Bread)
Masala Chai Tea Ice Cream with Cardamom Shortbread Cookies

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

What to expect:

  • Cooking class will be a hands-on experience with a trained Chef Instructor. Therefore we recommend comfortable, close-toe shoes and   long hair pulled back.
  • Class prices vary based on technique and the menu.
  • Classes will vary in length, depending on content and will be listed in the description.
  • Classes are open to any skill level and for those 18 or older, unless noted in the description.
  • Classes are held in Surfas’ state of the art Test Kitchen.
  • Wine may be purchased by the glass or by the bottle at the Epicurean Center and brought into class in Orange County.
  • Wine may be purchase by the bottle and brought into class in Culver City.
  • 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 Kathleen Lunetto

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
471

Sat, Dec. 13, 2014 @ 12:00 PM
Ultimate Chocolate Workshop: Chocolate Box & Bonbons (CM)
 

 

Ultimate Chocolate Workshop: Create a Chocolate Box & Filled Bonbons
with Chef Jae Kim and Valrhona Chocolate

Saturday, 12/13/14 and Sunday, 12/14/14
12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Hands-On Cooking Class
$150.00*
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

Join Surfas in welcoming back Pastry Chef and Chocolatier Jae Kim. In this one of a kind chocolate workshop you will create a bonbon filled, functional box made and decorated with chocolate. You will learn proper tempering methods, how to fill chocolate molds, and carving and marbling techniques. We will also give each attendee their own polycarbonate chocolate mold to use and take home. This hands-on workshop is perfect for the professional and chocolate enthusiasts alike.

Enjoy and take home:
A 7x3-inch Chocolate Box
Lemon Cognac Filled Bonbons
*students will receive a 24 piece polycarbonate chocolate mold, a $22.00 value.

About your Chef Instructor:
Chef Jae has worked in some of the most prestigious kitchens in the country and Tokyo, including the St. Regis Hotel in Los Angeles and The Mark, Mas, Sapa, and Compass in New York City. Chef Jae spent 8 years teaching pastry at The French Culinary Institute in New York. He also participates in the annual New York Chocolate Show. With culinary degrees from two schools (including The International Culinary Center) and job experience on two coasts, he has always loved the dynamic environment created when both young chefs and world-class faculty share the same fundamental passion: making people happy with delicious 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.
  • Customers will receive a special discount of 10% off small wares and 5% off food purchases.
  • Recipes will be provided and a generous tasting of each dish will be enjoyed.

Return Policy and Cancelation Policy…

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

 

3 openings available

$150.00

Chef Jae Kim

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
457

Sun, Dec. 14, 2014 @ 12:00 PM
Christmas Candy, Chocolate & Confections (Culver City)
 

Christmas Candy, Chocolate & Confections
Sunday, 12/14/14
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
$65.00
In the Culver City Test Kitchen (MAP)

Whether you love Christmas candies or delighting others with home-made gifts, this is the class for you. Informative and fun, making sweets is simple and tastes better when from your kitchen. With the help of our Chef Instructor, we'll take the mystery out of marshmallows, share the secrets of boiling sugar, and give tips on tempering chocolate for holiday bark. Perfect for entertaining and gifts, these recipes are as delicious as you imagine and easier to make than you think.

Enjoy and create:
Chocolate Peppermint Bark
Cocoa Nib Dark Chocolate Caramels
White Chocolate Eggnog Truffles
Cinnamon Spice Marshmallows

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 223 with any questions.

What to expect…

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

Return Policy and Cancelation Policy…

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

1 opening available

$65.00

Chef Aubray Aarvig

Culver City

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
462

Mon, Dec. 15, 2014 @ 5:30 PM
Holiday Tamales (Costa_Mesa)
 

Monday, 12/15/14
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)
$65.00
For many families, tamales are a tradition where loved ones gather together in the kitchen to create this delicious treat.  Join our own Chef Alexa Mata as she takes your through the steps of creating some of her favorite tamale recipes. You will learn the basics of working with fresh masa, creating several fillings and sauces, and the technique of wrapping and steaming tamales in both corn husks and banana leaves. Gather together in our kitchen and learn how to create this festive tradition just in time for the holidays.

Enjoy a generous tasting of:
Fresh Masa
Chicken Fajita Tamales with Cilantro Pesto
South American Pork Tamales with Aji Salsa
Nutella Dessert Tamales with Dulce de Leche


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

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

6 openings available

$65.00

Chef Alexa Mata

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
463

Wed, Dec. 17, 2014 @ 5:30 PM
Cozy Dinner Party (Costa_Mesa)
 

Wednesday, 12/17/14
5:30 PM -8:30 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
$65.00

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

Tis the season to entertain! Join Surfas for a winter menu sure to impress. Featuring seasonal ingredients full of flavor, our Chef Instructor will share make-ahead tips and simple entertaining tricks to pull off the perfect gathering from start to finish. You will also learn how to create an emulsion, make an amber caramel, and the secrets of roasting fruits, meats, and vegetables. Whether you’re hosting two or twenty, you’ll enjoy this dinner party menu as much as your guests do!

Create and Taste:
Winter Greens with Candied Hazelnuts, Pears and Smoky Blue Cheese
Pork Tenderloin with Pomegranate Molasses Gastrique
Pancetta Roasted Brussels Sprouts
Baked Apples with Cherry-Ale Caramel 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.
  • 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 Kathleen Lunetto

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
481

Wed, Dec. 17, 2014 @ 5:30 PM
French Winter Bistro (Culver_City)
 

Wednesday, 12/17/14
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
$65.00
In the Culver City Test Kitchen (MAP)

Enjoy an evening of bold flavors inspired by cozy French bistro cooking. Our Chef Instructor will teach you tips and techniques for cooking with lentils, creating a vinaigrette from scratch, frying delicate shallots, and the secrets behind creamy rice pudding. This cold weather menu will be a comforting family favorite when it’s chilly outside.  

Create and Taste:
Golden Beet and French Lentil Salad with Honey-Dijon Vinaigrette
Tarragon and Cognac Chicken Gratin
Haricots Verts with Crispy Shallots
Crème Fraiche and Fig Rice Pudding

At Surfas, we believe great cooking isn’t just about recipes; it’s about the techniques and essential ingredients. Come experience the difference. Please call 310-559-4770 x 223 with any questions.

What to expect:

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


Return Policy and Cancelation Policy:

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

$65.00

Chef Anita Chatrisa

Culver City

Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
467

Sat, Dec. 20, 2014 @ 10:00 AM
Bûche de Noël (Costa_Mesa)
 

Saturday, 12/20/14
10:00 AM – 1:30 PM*
Hands-On Cooking Class
$75.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

Join Surfas as we create together, and you take home, a beautiful Bûche de Noël cake.  Also know as a Yule Log, the Bûche de Noël is a beautiful and traditional French holiday cake.  Our Chef Instructor will show you how to make a classic genoise, meringue mushrooms, and fluffy buttercream.  You will also learn tips on how to shape and decorate your Bûche to make it your very own. Take home a holiday cake for 8 guests, a cake board, and cake box. A new tradition to share with your friends and family, bring home a delicious Bûche de Noël.

Create and take home:
Bûche de Noël (Yule Log)
Chocolate Genoise
Espresso Buttercream
Dark Chocolate Spray
Meringue Mushrooms

*please note this is a 3 1/2 hour class.   

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

What to expect…

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

Return Policy and Cancelation Policy…

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

 

0 openings available

$75.00

Chef Rose Goldberg

Costa Mesa

Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
474

Sat, Dec. 20, 2014 @ 3:00 PM
Gingerbread House Decorating Party (Costa_Mesa)
 

Gingerbread House Decorating Party
Saturday, 12/20/14
3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
$45.00*
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

Create holiday memories with Surfas’ Gingerbread House Decorating Party! In this hands-on event you will customize and decorate a freshly made gingerbread house, enjoy Surfas Café pizza and treats, and have a memorable time with friends and family.  Our Chef Instructor will also share decorating tips and ideas for your creation plus, we will clean up the mess.  Join us for holiday fun perfect for one or the whole family.

Each party will receive:
9x9x7-inch Constructed Gingerbread House, made fresh locally
Royal Icing
Decorating Sprinkles, Candies, and More

*price is per gingerbread house. Guest will be decorating a beautiful, already formed gingerbread house.  All ingredients and tools will be provided. Guests will not be baking in this class.

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

What to expect…

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

Return Policy and Cancelation Policy…

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

 

$45.00

Chef Stacy Horn

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
491

Sat, Dec. 20, 2014 @ 3:00 PM
Gingerbread House Decorating Party (Culver_City)
 

Gingerbread House Decorating Party
Saturday, 12/20/14
3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
$45.00*
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 8777 Washington Boulevard Culver City 90232 (map)

Create holiday memories with Surfas’ Gingerbread House Decorating Party! In this hands-on event you will customize and decorate a freshly made gingerbread house, enjoy Surfas Café snacks and treats, and have a memorable time with friends and family.  Our Chef Instructor will also share decorating tips and ideas for your creation plus, we will clean up the mess.  Join us for holiday fun perfect for one or the whole family.

Each party will receive:
9x9x7-inch Constructed Gingerbread House, made fresh locally
Royal Icing
Decorating Sprinkles, Candies, and More

*price is per gingerbread house. Guest will be decorating a beautiful, already formed gingerbread house.  All ingredients and tools will be provided. Guests will not be baking in this class.

At Surfas, we believe great cooking isn’t just about recipes; it’s about the techniques and essential ingredients. Come experience the difference. Please call 310-559-4770 x223 with 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
  • Classes are held in Surfas’ state of the art Test Kitchen.
  • Wine may be purchased by the glass or by the bottle at the Epicurean Center and brought into class in Orange County.
  • Wine may be purchase by the bottle and brought into class in Culver City.
  • Customers will receive a special discount of 10% off small wares and 5% off food purchases.
  • Recipes will be provided and a generous tasting of each dish will be enjoyed.

Return Policy and Cancelation Policy…

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

 

$45.00

John Pitblado

Culver City

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
473

Mon, Dec. 22, 2014 @ 10:00 AM
Sweet & Savory Pies for Kids: Ages 6 to 12 (Costa Mesa)
 

 

Sweet & Savory Pies for Kids
Ages 6 to 12, 2-Day Cooking Camp
Monday, 12/22/14 and Tuesday, 12/23/14
10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
$99.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

Bring in your future chefs for two fun-filled days of baking pies! In this hands-on class our Chef Instructor will teach your little ones how to make flaky pie dough, biscuits and caramel sauce.  They will also create and taste quiche, pot pies, and tarts.  Afterwards, they will enjoy their creations together. 

Day 1:
Pate Brisee
Quiche Lorraine
Cheese Quiche
Apple Pie Crumble
Fruit Kebabs

Day 2:
Savory Beef and Vegetable Pot Pie
Open-Faced Apple Tart with Caramel Sauce
Cheddar Thyme Biscuits
Cider-Glazed Carrots

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

What to expect…

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

Return Policy and Cancelation Policy…

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

$99.00

Chef Christianne Winthrop

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
473

Tue, Dec. 23, 2014 @ 10:00 AM
Sweet & Savory Pies for Kids: Ages 6 to 12 (Costa Mesa)
 

Sweet & Savory Pies for Kids
Ages 6 to 12, 2-Day Cooking Camp
Monday, 12/22/14 and Tuesday, 12/23/14
10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
$99.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

Bring in your future chefs for two fun-filled days of baking pies! In this hands-on class our Chef Instructor will teach your little ones how to make flaky pie dough, biscuits and caramel sauce.  They will also create and taste quiche, pot pies, and tarts.  Afterwards, they will enjoy their creations together. 

Day 1:
Pate Brisee
Quiche Lorraine
Cheese Quiche
Apple Pie Crumble
Fruit Kebabs

Day 2:
Savory Beef and Vegetable Pot Pie
Open-Faced Apple Tart with Caramel Sauce
Cheddar Thyme Biscuits
Cider-Glazed Carrots

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

What to expect…

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

Return Policy and Cancelation Policy…

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

$99.00

Chef Christianne Winthrop

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
464

Wed, Dec. 24, 2014 @ 11:00 AM
Baking with Kids: Cookies for Santa (Costa Mesa)
 

Wednesday, 12/24/14
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
$35.00*
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

Celebrate the holiday season with Surfas! Bring your big and little ones and decorate cookies side-by-side just in time for Santa’s sleigh ride.  Join Surfas in the holiday spirit as we deck delicious Sugar Cookies with Vanilla Bean Buttercream Frosting and Gingerbread Families with Royal Icing and Holiday Candies. At the end of the class we will wrap up your creations for Santa (and the family) to enjoy. Homemade hot chocolate and Surfas Café treats will also be served.

*Price is per person.  Kids of all ages are welcome to attend. All children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

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

What to expect…

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

Return Policy and Cancelation Policy…

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

 

$35.00

Chef Stacy Horn

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
466

Sat, Dec. 27, 2014 @ 10:00 AM
Celebrate Desserts (Costa_Mesa)
 

Saturday, 12/20/14
10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
$65.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

The best part of the holiday season is the desserts. Join us to learn basic baking techniques with scrumptious flavors, including chocolate, peppermint, and pumpkin. Our Chef Instructor will take you through the steps of creating delicious cookies and cupcakes, creating home-made ganache and frosting, and the secrets behind perfect pie dough.  We’ll have a fun time indulging in delicious treats to celebrate the season.

Enjoy a generous tasting of:
Chocolate Peppermint Bars
Grand Marnier-Chocolate Cookies
Gingerbread Pumpkin Cupcakes with White Chocolate Ganache Frosting
Brandied Pear Galette
Flaky Pie 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.
  • 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
490

Sat, Dec. 27, 2014 @ 12:00 PM
New Year Tapas & Paella Party (Culver City)
 

Saturday, 12/27/14
12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
$75.00
In the 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.  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)

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 223 with any questions.

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

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

$75.00

Chef Anita Chatrisa

Culver City

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
468

Sat, Dec. 27, 2014 @ 3:00 PM
Prime Rib Dinner (Costa_Mesa)
 

Saturday, 12/27/14
3:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
$95.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

Join Surfas for a superb prime rib dinner guaranteed to impress. In this hands-on cooking class, our Chef Instructor will show you how to cook prime rib to perfection.  You will also learn how to create a bordelaise, sabayon, and creamy mustard sauce.  Enjoy good food while creating a baked custard and practicing your blanching and knife skills. This gourmet dinner is so delicious, you won’t want to share a bite.

Create and taste:
Four Peppercorn Crusted Prime Rib Roast with Red Wine Bordelaise
Fennel and Potato Gratin
Dijon Mustard Rappini
Persimmon Clafoutis with Grapefruit Sabayon

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

What to expect…

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


Return Policy and Cancelation Policy…

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

 

$95.00

Chef Stacy Horn

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
477

Sun, Dec. 28, 2014 @ 12:00 PM
Italian Holiday Desserts (Costa Mesa)
 

Sunday, 12/28/14
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
$65.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)
From creating the perfect cannoli to a creamy panna cotta, our Chef Instructor will help you create authentic Italian delicacies just in time for the holidays.  This hands-on cooking class is designed to make you a master of Italy's best desserts sure to end any meal perfectly.  Join us and develop timeless techniques for making cakes, cookies, custards and more inspired by Italian cuisine and Chef Rose's Nonna.

Create and Enjoy:
Pignoli Cookies
Pistachio and Orange Cannoli
Apple Zeppole with Cinnamon Dulcey Chocolate (Italian Doughnut)
Mascarpone Panna Cotta with Persimmon and Honey

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

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

Return Policy and 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 towards a future cooking class.

$65.00

Chef Rose Goldberg

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
488

Sun, Dec. 28, 2014 @ 12:00 PM
Prime Rib Dinner (Culver City)
 

Sunday, 12/28/14
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
$95.00
In the Culver City Test Kitchen (MAP)

Join Surfas for a superb prime rib dinner guaranteed to impress. In this hands-on cooking class, our Chef Instructor will show you how to cook prime rib to perfection.  You will also learn how to create a bordelaise, sabayon, and creamy mustard sauce.  Enjoy good food while creating a baked custard and practicing your blanching and knife skills. This gourmet dinner is so delicious, you won’t want to share a bite.

Create and taste:
Four Peppercorn Crusted Prime Rib Roast with Red Wine Bordelaise
Fennel and Potato Gratin
Dijon Mustard Rappini
Persimmon Clafoutis with Grapefruit Sabayon

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 223 with any questions.

What to expect…

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


Return Policy and Cancelation Policy…

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

 

$95.00

Chef Anita Chatrisa

Culver City

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
472

Mon, Dec. 29, 2014 @ 10:00 AM
French Cooking for Kids: Ages 6 to 12 (Costa Mesa)
 

French Cooking for Kids
Ages 6 to 12, 2-Day Cooking Camp
Monday, 12/29/14 and Tuesday, 12/30/14
10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
$99.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

Bring in your future chefs for two fun-filled days of French cooking! In this hands-on class our Chef Instructor will teach your little ones how to make sauces, crepes, and soufflés.  Afterwards, they will enjoy their creations together. 

Day 1: Sweet and Savory Crepes
Stuffed and Rolled Savory Crepes
Béchamel Sauce
Sweet Crepes with Fruit
Chocolate Sauce

Day 2: Sweet and Savory Soufflés
Cheese Souffle
Spinach Souffle
Provencal Green Beans
Chocolate Souffle

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

What to expect…

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

Return Policy and Cancelation Policy…

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

$99.00

Chef Christianne Winthrop

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
465

Mon, Dec. 29, 2014 @ 5:30 PM
Festive Hors d'oeuvre (Costa_Mesa)
 

Festive Hors d'oeuvre
Monday, 12/29/14
5:30 PM -8:30 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
$65.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

Join us for festive appetizers and hors d’oeuvres perfect for any soiree.  These elegant starter are as easy as they are impressive.  Your Chef Instructor will share plenty of do-ahead tips and stress-free advice to help you enjoy your own party. You will also learn tips and techniques for making your own aioli, creating a béchamel sauce, and working with puff pastry and dough.  Welcome holiday entertaining with delicious Festive Hors d’oeuvres!

Enjoy a generous tasting of:
Mini Crab Cakes with Ancho Chili Aioli and Apple-Pomegranate Relish
Truffle Macaroni and Cheese Bites
Baked Brie with Hazelnuts and Cranberry Chutney
Provencal Flatbread with Caramelized Onion and Herbs de Provence

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

What to expect…

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


Return Policy and Cancelation Policy…

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

 

$65.00

Chef Stacy Horn

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
470

Sun, Jan. 4, 2015 @ 12:00 PM
Pastries of Paris (Costa_Mesa)
 

Sunday, 1/4/15
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 create pastries worthy of a French Pâtisserie but easy enough to make at home! Our Chef Instructor will teach you how to create delicate napoleons, shortcrust tart shells, and rich almond filling.  You will also learn how to turn versatile pate au choux into perfect profiteroles, make creamy ice cream, and tips for poaching fruit.  Impress your friends and family and take a journey to France, one pastry at a time.

Create and Enjoy:
Profiteroles with Lavender Honey Ice Cream
Plum Frangipane Tart
Napoleons with Vanilla Poached Pears
Pate au Choux
Pâte à Foncer


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

What to expect…

  • Cooking class will be a hands-on experience with a trained Chef Instructor. Therefore we recommend comfortable, close-toe shoes and long hair pulled back.
  • Class prices vary based on technique and the menu.
  • Classes will vary in length, depending on content and will be listed in the description.
  • Classes are open to any skill level and for those 18 or older, unless noted in the description.
  • Classes are held in Surfas’ state of the art Test Kitchen.
  • Wine may be purchased by the glass or by the bottle at the Epicurean Center and brought into class in Orange County.
  • Wine may be purchase by the bottle and brought into class in Culver City.
  • 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
483

Sun, Jan. 4, 2015 @ 12:00 PM
Linguini, Pappardelle and Ravioli… Oh My! (Culver City)
 

Sunday, 1/4/15
12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
$65.00
In the Culver City Test Kitchen (MAP)

Join us as we learn how to make fresh pasta from scratch. Our chef instructor will first show you how to create the perfect pasta dough by hand, which can be the base for rolled and filled pastas. Then you'll create 3 quick and easy sauces to pair with your handmade noodles and ravioli. There's nothing more delicious than fresh pasta, and making it yourself is much easier than you think!

Create and Taste:
Tuna Pappardelle with Caperberries and Cherry Tomatoes
Linguini with Arugula Marcona Almond Pesto
Gorgonzola and Ricotta Ravioli with Walnut Cream 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 310-559-4770 x 223 with any questions.

What to expect…

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


Return Policy and 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 Anita Chatrisa

Culver City

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
369

Tue, Jan. 6, 2015 @ 5:30 PM
Homemade Lunch Box (Costa_Mesa)
 

Homemade Lunch Box
Tuesday, 1/6/15
5:30 PM – 8:30 PM
$65.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map) 714-453-2665

In this hands-on cooking class, you will learn how to create delicious lunchtime classics completely from scratch.  Our Chef Instructor will show you how to make a no knead wheat bread, creamy nut butter, and homemade jam.  You will also learn how to make crispy chips from kale and a healthy hummus. Send your kids back to school with homemade lunches and snacks so good they won’t trade them away!  

Create and Taste:
Easy Wheat Bread
Cashew Maple Butter
Balsamic Fig Jam
Quinoa Protein Bars
Harissa and White Bean Hummus with Veggie Sticks
Coconut Kale Chips


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

What to expect…

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


Return Policy and Cancelation Policy…

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


 

$65.00

Chef Kathleen Lunetto

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
478

Sat, Jan. 10, 2015 @ 12:00 PM
Classic Pies, Tarts and Galettes (Costa Mesa)
 

Saturday, 1/10/14
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
$65.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

Either sweet or savory, a perfectly prepared pie or tart is a wonderful treat and easier than you think. Our Chef Instructor will share tips and techniques for making flaky pie and tart dough (Pate Brisee) every time.  You will then use your dough to form and fold pies, tarts, and galettes.  You will also learn how to carmelize onions, roast garlic, and create chocolate cookie crust. Join us in this hands-on class and learn how tasty pies, tarts, and galettes can be!

Create and Taste:
Double-Crust Apple Pie
Salted Caramel Chocolate Tart
Sweet Potato Galette with Caramelized Onions and Creamy Feta
Pate Brisee
Chocolate Cookie 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 310-559-4770 x 223 with any questions.

What to expect:

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

Return Policy and Cancelation Policy:

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

 

$65.00

Chef Aubray Aarvig

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
390

Sun, Jan. 11, 2015 @ 12:00 PM
The Basics of Cooking with Chef Tim: Week 1 (Costa_Mesa)
 

The Basics of Cooking
Sunday, 1/11, 1/18, and 1/25
12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
3 Week Hands-On Cooking Course
$210.00
Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)
Join Surfas in welcoming Chef Tim McGrath as he guides students through the basics of cooking. In this three week course students will learn essential knife skills, the basics of stocks and soups, and how to cook with a variety of grains.  Chef Tim will teach students how to fabricate (break down) a chicken, roast and braise tri tip and fish, and tips for creating several basic sauces.  Students will also learn about multiple fresh herbs and how to grill, steam, and roast vegetables.  Whether you are an experienced cook looking for a refresher course or new to the kitchen and wanting to learn the basics, this hands-on class is for you!

Week 1 - Knife Skills, Stocks and Soups
In this class you will learn how to make:

Large, Medium, Small dice size cuts
Brunoise, Batonnet, and Julienne size cuts
Tomato and Orange Roses
Orange Supremes
Chicken Stock
Fish Stock
Asian Slaw with Rice Vinegar-Sesame Dressing
Carrot Buttermilk Soup with Havarti Dill Muffins
Hearty Chicken Vegetable Soup with Parsley Spaetzle

Week 2 - Roasting, Braising, and Sauces
In this class you will learn how to make:

Braised Chicken with Cider Reduction and Sautéed Apples
Roasted Chicken with Citrus Herbed Butter
Seared Tri Tip with Demi Glace and Red Wine Reduction
Fillet of Sole Bonne Femme

Week 3 – Side Dishes and Grains
In this class you will learn how to make:

Grilled Asparagus with Hollandaise Sauce
Olive Oil Farro Risotto with Wild Mushrooms
Roasted Shallot and Fresh Herb Quinoa
Black Barley with Roasted Cauliflower Greek Yogurt and Madras Curry Glaze
Steamed Carrot Medley, French Green Beans and Butternut Squash with Pamplie

About your Chef:
Chef Tim McGrath comes to Surfas with 42 years experience in the culinary arts.  He has be an Executive Chef in New York, Los Angeles, and San Francisco.  A graduate of the Culinary Institute of America, he apprenticed at Georges Blanc in Vonnas, France and Michel Rostang in Paris. Owner of Cooks Gathering since 1993, Chef Tim takes great pride and care in giving quality food and service to his valued clientele.

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

What to expect:

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


Return Policy and 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.


   

$210.00

Chef Tim McGrath

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
485

Thu, Jan. 15, 2015 @ 5:30 PM
Date Night in Wine Country (Costa Mesa)
 

Thursday, 1/15/15
5:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
$85.00*
Spend your evening in wine country with someone special and Surfas! Work side-by-side with your date and other classmates as you add new depths of flavor to dinner by adding wine. Our Chef Instructor will share tips for cooking fresh mussels, searing steak, and candying nuts.  You will also learn how to poach fruit, create a rich wine reduction, and the secrets to caramelize shallots.  Join us and create, from start to finish, an entire wine lover's dinner inspired by the flavors of fall.

Enjoy a generous tasting of:
Sauvignon Blanc and Lillet Mussels with Crusty Bread
Roasted Beet Salad with Candied Walnuts and Chardonnay Vinaigrette
Beef Tenderloin Medallions with Caramelized Shallot Merlot Reduction and Garlic Wilted Spinach
Cabernet Poached Figs with Vanilla Bean Ice Cream

*price is per person.  Customers are welcome with or without a date.  Must be 21 or older 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.
  • 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.


 

$85.00

Chef Kathleen Lunetto

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
487

Sun, Jan. 18, 2015 @ 12:00 PM
Pastries of Paris (Culver City)
 

Sunday, 1/18/15
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
$65.00
In the Culver City Test Kitchen (MAP)
Join us as we create pastries worthy of a French Pâtisserie but easy enough to make at home! Our Chef Instructor will teach you how to create delicate napoleons, shortcrust tart shells, and rich almond filling.  You will also learn how to turn versatile pate au choux into perfect profiteroles, make creamy ice cream, and tips for poaching fruit.  Impress your friends and family and take a journey to France, one pastry at a time.

Create and Enjoy:
Profiteroles with Lavender Honey Ice Cream
Plum Frangipane Tart
Napoleons with Vanilla Poached Pears
Pate au Choux
Pâte à Foncer


At Surfas, we believe great cooking isn’t just about recipes; it’s about the techniques and essential ingredients. Come experience the difference. Please call 310-559-4770 x 223 with any questions.

What to expect…

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


Return Policy and Cancelation Policy…

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

$65.00

Chef Aubray Aarvig

Culver City

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
479

Mon, Jan. 26, 2015 @ 5:30 PM
The Basics of Bread 2-Day Workshop (Costa Mesa)
 

Monday, 1/26/15 and Tuesday, 1/27/15
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
$150.00
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.
  • 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.

$150.00

Chef Rose Goldberg

Costa Mesa