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

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734

Tue, Sep. 1, 2015 @ 11:00 AM
On Sale! Kitchen Fundamentals: Mastering Knife Skills (Culver City)
 

On Sale, $10.00 Off!

Tuesday, 9/1/15
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
NOW $55.00 WAS $65.00 for a limited time
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.

 

$55.00

Chef Alexa Mata

Culver City

Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
736

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

Tuesday, 9/1/15
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Hands-on Cooking Class
NOW $55.00 WAS $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.

$55.00

Chef Rose Goldberg

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
709

Thu, Sep. 3, 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 Stacy Horn

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
737

Sat, Sep. 5, 2015 @ 12:00 PM
$10 OFF! Cooking with Balsamic Vinegar (Costa_Mesa)
 

Saturday, 9/5/15
12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Hands-on Cooking Class
NOW $65.00 WAS $75.00
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
747

Fri, Sep. 11, 2015 @ 5:30 PM
Summer Lovin’ Macarons (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)

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.

 

$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.

 

2 openings available

$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 Rose Goldberg

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
745

Sat, Sep. 19, 2015 @ 2:30 PM
2-Day Cake Baking & Decorating Workshop (Costa_Mesa)
 

2-Day Cake Baking & Decorating Workshop
Saturday, 9/19 and Sunday, 9/20
2:30 PM – 5:30 PM
$195.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa(map)

In this extensive 2-day workshop, our Chef Instructor will break down advance techniques of cake baking and decorating. Perfect for all skill levels, you will bake, decorate and take home 3 complex cakes.  Create a butter cake, genoise or sponge cake, and a chiffon cake. You will learn how to level and fill each cake, simple and advance piping techniques, and tips on crumb coating. You will also learn how to roll cake, create a homemade jam and curd, and the secrets of Italian and French buttercream.  Join us and discover recipes, as fun as they are delicious. The best part, you take your completed cakes home!

Bake and Decorate:
Marbled Lemon Blueberry Cake
Mini Black and White Cake Rolls with Chocolate Glaze
Hazelnut Mocha Chiffon 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.

$195.00

Chef Rose Goldberg

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
745

Sun, Sep. 20, 2015 @ 2:30 PM
2-Day Cake Baking & Decorating Workshop (Costa_Mesa)
 

2-Day Cake Baking & Decorating Workshop
Saturday, 9/19 and Sunday, 9/20
2:30 PM – 5:30 PM
$195.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa(map)

In this extensive 2-day workshop, our Chef Instructor will break down advance techniques of cake baking and decorating. Perfect for all skill levels, you will bake, decorate and take home 3 complex cakes.  Create a butter cake, genoise or sponge cake, and a chiffon cake. You will learn how to level and fill each cake, simple and advance piping techniques, and tips on crumb coating. You will also learn how to roll cake, create a homemade jam and curd, and the secrets of Italian and French buttercream.  Join us and discover recipes, as fun as they are delicious. The best part, you take your completed cakes home!

Bake and Decorate:
Marbled Lemon Blueberry Cake
Mini Black and White Cake Rolls with Chocolate Glaze
Hazelnut Mocha Chiffon 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.

$195.00

Chef Rose Goldberg

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
742

Fri, Sep. 25, 2015 @ 5:30 PM
Tapas, Paella & Sangria Party (Costa Mesa)
 

FRiday, 9/25/15
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
$75.00*
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

Join Surfas as we 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

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
743

Sat, Sep. 26, 2015 @ 10:00 AM
More Canning and Preserving: End of Summer Workshop (Costa Mesa)
 

Saturday, 9/26/15
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
$65.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

Save the flavors of summer to enjoy all year long in our 2nd, end of summer workshop. In this hands-on class, our Chef Instructor will teach you how to create best jam, relish, 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:
Sweet Strawberry Jam
Summer Corn, Bell Pepper, and Onion Relish
Vanilla Blackberry Jam
Spicy Pickled 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
  • 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
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.

 

1 opening available

$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 @ 11:00 AM
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

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
738

Tue, Oct. 6, 2015 @ 5:30 PM
Creative Cookies (Costa_Mesa)
 

Tuesday, 10/6/15
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 Sharon Murphy

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
755

Sat, Oct. 10, 2015 @ 2:30 PM
Fettuccini, Linguini and Tortellini (Costa Mesa)
 

Saturday, 10/10/15
2:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
$65.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

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

Make and enjoy:
Fettuccini with Beef and Mushroom Bolognese
Linguini with Asparagus, Lemon and Pine Nuts
Chicken and Prosciutto filled Tortellini with Roasted Red Pepper Alfredo 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 Rose Goldberg

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
749

Wed, Oct. 14, 2015 @ 5:30 PM
Global Street Food (Costa_Mesa)
 

Wednesday, 10/14/15
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
753

Fri, Oct. 16, 2015 @ 11:00 AM
Fall Baking Favorites (Costa_Mesa)
 

Friday, 10/16/15
11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
$65.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

Nothing smells like fall like baking favorites fresh from the oven.  Our Chef Instructor will share techniques and recipes for soft rolls, pecan treats, and perfect palmiers and popover to warm any home deliciously.  You will learn how to work with yeast and buttermilk, the secrets behind popovers, and how to fold a beautiful palmiers. Celebrate the colder weather with warm, comforting fall baking favorites!

Enjoy and create a generous tasting of:
Cheddar and Chive Popovers
Buttermilk Rolls with Lavender Sea Salt
Maple Pecan Dessert Bars
Champagne Mustard and Prosciutto Palmiers

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
744

Fri, Oct. 16, 2015 @ 5:30 PM
Mother of a Sauce (Costa_Mesa)
 

Friday, 10/16/15
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.

 

6 openings available

$75.00

Chef Sharon Murphy

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
750

Sun, Oct. 18, 2015 @ 12:00 PM
Cozy Entertaining (Costa_Mesa)
 

Sunday, 10/18/15
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
$65.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

Join Surfas for a fall 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:
Fall Salad 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
  • 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
756

Tue, Oct. 20, 2015 @ 5:30 PM
Satisfying Fall Supper (Costa_Mesa)
 

Tuesday, 10/20/15
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
$65.00
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

Fall is the time of year when we indulge in hearty dishes, steaming sides, and welcoming comfort foods. We will create a full fall menu and learn techniques for roasting the perfect chicken, creamy polenta, and discovering the secrets to flaky pie crust.  Our Chef Instructor will also share tips for making candied nuts, fresh vinaigrette, and caramel sauce from scratch. Join us as we create a delicious autumn meal you’ll love to share with friends and family!

Create and taste:
Pear and Spinach Salad with Maple Pecans and Stilton Blue Cheese
Roasted Yuzu and Herb Chicken
Goat Cheese Polenta with Wild Mushrooms and Thyme
Salted Caramel Apple Pie

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

What to expect:

  • Cooking class will be a hands-on experience with a trained Chef Instructor. Therefore we recommend comfortable, close-toe shoes and long hair pulled back.
  • Class prices vary based on technique and the menu.
  • Classes will vary in length, depending on content and will be listed in the description.
  • Classes are open to any skill level and for those 18 or older, unless noted in the description.
  • Classes are held in Surfas’ state of the art Test Kitchen.
  • Wine may be purchased by the glass or by the bottle at the Epicurean Center and brought into class in Orange County.
  • Wine may be purchase by the bottle and brought into class in Culver City
  • 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% 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
752

Sat, Oct. 24, 2015 @ 12:00 PM
Cooking with Kids: Halloween Baking & Costume Party (Costa Mesa)
 

Saturday, 10/24/15
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
$35.00*
Test Kitchen, Surfas Culinary District 3309 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa (map)

Celebrate the most spooktacular holiday with Surfas! Bring your little monsters for a fun and delicious Halloween baking party. We’ll have a hauntingly good time baking side by side while sipping on Vampire Punch. We will be awarding a prize for the Best Costume so dressing up is encouraged. Join us for a fangtastic good time everyone will be dying to attend!

*Price is per person. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Surfas Café Pizza will also be served. All ages welcome.

Create and Taste Together:
Creepy Chocolate Cupcakes with Vanilla Bean Frosting
Pumpkin Marshmallow Treats
Blood Orange Vampire Punch

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.

 

$35.00

Chef Sharon Murphy

Costa Mesa

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
748

Sun, Oct. 25, 2015 @ 12:00 PM
Croissants, Scones, & Breakfast Pastries (Costa_Mesa)
 

Sunday, 10/25/15
12:00 PM - 5:00 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.

 

$125.00

Chef Rose Goldberg

Costa Mesa