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Class/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
9903

Wed, Jan. 31, 2024 @ 6:00 PM
to
Wed, Feb. 28, 2024 @ 6:00 PM
4-WEEK REGIONAL ITALIAN CUISINE
 

Eat your way through Italy in this 4-week series with Chef Carol! 

 

WEEK 1: SICILY

Seasonal Grilled Fish with Pistachios & Citrus, Grilled Bitter Lettuces with Anchovy and Crispy Capers, Penne with Spicy Eggplant, Ricotta Lemon Cake 

 

WEEK 2: EMILIA ROMAGNA

Tagliatelle with Bolognaise, Slow Braised Greens, Chocolate Torta

 

WEEK 3: PIEDMONT

 Risotto With Porcini, Grissini, Frito Misto With Herb Sauce, Hazelnut & Caramel Budino

 

WEEK 4: ROME

Carbonara, Meatballs With Pecorino, Sweet Peppers With Garlic And Tomato, Roman Buns With Citrus Curd & Cream 

*THIS IS A 4 WEEK SERIES BUT WE WILL BE SKIPPING 2/14 VALENTINE'S DAY, CLASS DATES ARE 1/31, 2/7, 2/21, 2/28*

 
THIS IS A 3.5 HOUR CLASS, FROM 6:00pm - 9:30pm
AGES 16+

Masks are optional. Please wear comfortable clothing and closed toed shoes. Upon arrival you will be asked to sign a waiver and check in with the receptionist. 48 hour cancellation policy: To receive a full account credit in the amount paid for the class, please cancel your reservation 48 hours or more prior to your class. Cancellations within 48 hours of class will not receive account credit. With the exception of Adult Series courses, all students will work in pairs to complete their dishes.

It's too late to register for this series. The cutoff date was Wed, Jan. 31, 2024.

$675.00

Chef Carol Cotner Thompson

 
Class/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
9945

Thu, Feb. 8, 2024 @ 6:30 PM
to
Thu, Feb. 29, 2024 @ 6:30 PM
COOKING 101
 

Join us as we take your cooking skills from a 1 to 10 in four comprehensive classes. You’ll learn how to cook from the hip, follow techniques over recipes and feel like a more accomplished shopper, chef and discerning diner.

 

WEEK 1: KNIFE SKILLS & SALADS

Intro to knife skills: you’ll learn how to select, hone and sharpen your knives, perfect dicing, mincing and chopping as you make three of our most-beloved salads and soups.

 

Mixed greens with radishes, cucumbers and a classic Dijon vinaigrette

Asian kale salad

Tuscan vegetable soup

 

WEEK 2: POULTRY

Never, ever have a boring chicken dish again! These simple dishes take under and hour to make and might quickly become your go-tos for lunch or dinner.

 

Roasted chicken breasts with breadcrumbs

Turkey meatballs with yogurt cucumber sauce

Moroccan braised chicken thighs

 

WEEK 3: MEATS

We’ll cover marinades and pan sauces along with how to select and store your favorite red meats.

 

Grilled hoisin skirt steak

Roasted pork tenderloin with rosemary and fennel

Polenta and caramelized onions

 

 

WEEK 4: FISH

Nothing fishy here; just a couple of hours of learning how to cook fish with confidence!

 

Pecan-crusted salmon with apple slaw

Grilled albacore with Greek orzo salad

Fish tacos with cilantro sauce

 

 
THIS IS A 2.5 HOUR CLASS, FROM 6:30pm - 9:00pm
AGES 16+

Masks are optional. Please wear comfortable clothing and closed toed shoes. Upon arrival you will be asked to sign a waiver and check in with the receptionist. 48 hour cancellation policy: To receive a full account credit in the amount paid for the class, please cancel your reservation 48 hours or more prior to your class. Cancellations within 48 hours of class will not receive account credit. 

It's too late to register for this series. The cutoff date was Thu, Feb. 8, 2024.

$650.00

Chef May Hennemann

Class/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
9946

Fri, Feb. 9, 2024 @ 10:00 AM
to
Fri, Mar. 1, 2024 @ 10:00 AM
4-WEEK FRENCH PATISSERIE SERIES
 

We're learning to perfect beautiful French pastries in three hours a week, focusing each class on technique and final presentation. Each student will work independently with the best ingredients this side of the pond, from Organic, grass-fed Straus Family Creamery Butter, freshly milled flours from Pasadena's Grist & Toll and chocolate from Tcho.

 

Week 1: CHOUX PASTRY

Chouquette, Paris-Brest, Eclairs

 

Week 2: TARTS

Classic French Fruit Tarts, Tarte Au Citron (Lemon Tart), Tarte Aux Pommes

 

Week 3: CAKES

Marjolaine, Gateau Au Chocolat

 

Week 4: BRIOCHE

Brioche Tarts, Tarte Tropezienne 

 

THIS IS A 3.5 HOUR CLASS, FROM 10:00AM - 1:30PM PST

AGES 16+

Masks are optional. Please wear comfortable clothing and closed toed shoes. Upon arrival you will be asked to sign a waiver and check in with the receptionist. 48 hour cancellation policy: To receive a full account credit in the amount paid for the class, please cancel your reservation 48 hours or more prior to your class. Cancellations within 48 hours of class will not receive account credit. 

It's too late to register for this series. The cutoff date was Fri, Feb. 9, 2024.

$625.00

Pastry Chef Robyn Collins

Class/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
10018

Sat, Feb. 10, 2024 @ 10:00 AM
to
Sat, Mar. 2, 2024 @ 10:00 AM
4-WEEK GREAT BRITISH BAKING SERIES
 

One week just wasn’t enough! There is so much British Baking fun to be had, so we decided to make this a 4 week series class. If you are obsessed with The Great British Baking Show and dream of making a “show stopper”, well, this is the class for you. We will be making a wide variety of classic and modernized British baked goods and will demystify the different ingredients and lingo from across the pond.  What is Demerara sugar and how do you use it?  What is self-rising flour? Can you make your own homemade clotted cream? What is a sponge and why would people eat it? Please join us on this adventure into the world of Classic British Baking.

 

 

WEEK ONE - Traditional Bakes

British Cream Scones

American Fruit Scones 

Cornish Pasty Dough 

Strawberry Jam 

Clotted Cream 

 

WEEK TWO - Savory Bakes

English Sausage Rolls 

Cornish Beef Pasties 

Spring Onion and Comte Cheese Chelsea Buns

 

WEEK THREE - Cakes and Tray Bakes

Earl Gray Tea Tray Bake with White Chocolate Drizzle

Everyday Pound Cake 

Parsnip, Orange and Ginger Loaf with Parsnip Crisps

Brown Sugar Custard 

 

WEEK FOUR - Showstoppers

Sticky Toffee Pudding

Victoria Sponge with Strawberry Jam, fresh Strawberries and Whipped Cream

English Trifle with Raspberries and Vanilla Cream

 

THIS IS A 3.5 HOUR CLASS, FROM 10:00am - 1:30pm

 
AGES 16+

 Masks are optional. Please wear comfortable clothing and closed toed shoes. Upon arrival you will be asked to sign a waiver and check in with the receptionist. 48 hour cancellation policy: To receive a full account credit in the amount paid for the class, please cancel your reservation 48 hours or more prior to your class. Cancellations within 48 hours of class will not receive account credit. 

It's too late to register for this series. The cutoff date was Sat, Feb. 10, 2024.

$650.00

Chef Tracy Saltzman

Class/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
10017

Sun, Feb. 25, 2024 @ 10:00 AM
to
Sun, Mar. 17, 2024 @ 10:00 AM
4-WEEK FRENCH PATISSERIE SERIES
 

We're learning to perfect beautiful French pastries in three hours a week, focusing each class on technique and final presentation. Each student will work independently with the best ingredients this side of the pond, from Organic, grass-fed Straus Family Creamery Butter, freshly milled flours from Pasadena's Grist & Toll and chocolate from Tcho.

 

Week 1: CHOUX PASTRY

Chouquette, Paris-Brest, Eclairs

 

Week 2: TARTS

Classic French Fruit Tarts, Tarte Au Citron (Lemon Tart), Tarte Aux Pommes

 

Week 3: CAKES

Marjolaine, Gateau Au Chocolat

 

Week 4: BRIOCHE

Brioche Tarts, Tarte Tropezienne 

 

THIS IS A 3.5 HOUR CLASS, FROM 10:00AM - 1:30PM PST

AGES 16+

Masks are optional. Please wear comfortable clothing and closed toed shoes. Upon arrival you will be asked to sign a waiver and check in with the receptionist. 48 hour cancellation policy: To receive a full account credit in the amount paid for the class, please cancel your reservation 48 hours or more prior to your class. Cancellations within 48 hours of class will not receive account credit. 

It's too late to register for this series. The cutoff date was Sun, Feb. 25, 2024.

$625.00

Pastry Chef Robyn Collins

Class/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
10006

Wed, Feb. 28, 2024 @ 6:30 PM
to
Wed, Mar. 20, 2024 @ 6:30 PM
VEGETARIAN SERIES
 

 Join us as we learn to elevate your veggie-forward dishes in four comprehensive classes. You’ll learn how to cook from the hip, follow techniques over recipes and feel like a more accomplished shopper, chef, and discerning diner. We'll be cooking delicious vegetable forward dishes from around the globe in this 4-week series! 

 

Week 1: Japanese Cuisine

Congee with Shitake & Greens

Weeknight Vegetable Ramen with 6-Minute Egg

Ginger Cauliflower Gyoza

Soba Noodle Bowl with Terriyaki Carrots & Furikake

 

Week 2: THE MIDDLE EAST

Falafel on Whole Grain Pita with Quick Pickled Veggies 

Hummus with Charred Eggplant & Preserved Lemon

Roasted Cabbage with Aleppo Yogurt 

Green Rice Bowl with Sumac Carrots

 

Week 3: INDIA

Chickpea & Butternut Squash Tikka Masala

Turmeric Rice with Jeweled Roast Root Vegetables

Creamy Vegan Saag with Three Greens

Whole Grain Samosas with Mint Chutney

 

Week 4: MEXICO

Chard & Goat Cheese Tacos with Fresh Tortillas

Black Bean & Greens Tamales with Tomatillo Salsa

Mushroom Mole Enchiladas with Pickled Cabbage

 

 

 

 
THIS IS A 3 HOUR CLASS, FROM 6:30pm - 9:30pm
AGES 16+

Masks are optional. Please wear comfortable clothing and closed toed shoes. Upon arrival you will be asked to sign a waiver and check in with the receptionist. 48 hour cancellation policy: To receive a full account credit in the amount paid for the class, please cancel your reservation 48 hours or more prior to your class. Cancellations within 48 hours of class will not receive account credit. 

0 openings available

$650.00

Chef May Hennemann

Class/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
10029

Mon, Mar. 4, 2024 @ 6:00 PM
to
Tue, Mar. 5, 2024 @ 6:00 PM
2-Day Lamination Workshop with Chef Carol Cotner Thompson
 

Join Chef Carol for two days of butter (featuring our favorite dairy from Straus Creamery), butter and more butter! You will learn to master everything from biscuits to Danish in these two days and myriad types of pastries made from each of them.

 

We will be covering

CROISSANTS/PUFF PASTRY/BISCUITS

 

APPLE TURNOVERS

TRADITIONAL & CHEDDAR CHIVE BISCUITS

LAYERED BUTTERMILK BISCUITS

CLASSIC, CHOCOLATE, AND ALMOND CROISSANTS

 

THIS IS A 3.5 HOUR CLASS, FROM 6:00pm - 9:30pm
AGES 16+

Masks are optional. Please wear comfortable clothing and closed toed shoes. Upon arrival you will be asked to sign a waiver and check in with the receptionist. 48 hour cancellation policy: To receive a full account credit in the amount paid for the class, please cancel your reservation 48 hours or more prior to your class. Cancellations within 48 hours of class will not receive account credit. 

0 openings available

$375.00

Chef Carol Cotner Thompson

Class/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
10015

Thu, Mar. 7, 2024 @ 6:30 PM
to
Thu, Mar. 28, 2024 @ 6:30 PM
COOKING 201
 

Join us as we elevate your cooking skills! Feel confident in the kitchen but want to take your culinary prowess up a notch? This is the course for you. We'll be tackling more advanced techniques, learning how to make doughs from scratch, and diving into the essential recipes every home chef should know. 

 

WEEK #1 - HOMEMADE PASTA & SAUCES

GNOCCHI WITH TOMATO SAUCE

CACIO E PEPE

RISOTTO WITH MUSHROOMS & GREENS 

 

WEEK #2 - CHICKEN

YOU WILL BREAK DOWN A WHOLE CHICKEN

CHICKEN MILANESE WITH ARUGULA SALAD

GRILLED THAI CHICKEN LETTUCE WRAPS

TANDOORI CHICKEN LEGS WITH MANGO HONEY SAUCE 

 

 

WEEK #3 - FISH

VIETNAMESE CARAMEL SALMON W/ GREEN RICE

CLASSIC SOLE ALA MEUNIERE

CORNMEAL CRUSTED SHRIMP SANDWICH WITH CAPER DILL SAUCE

 

WEEK #4 - MEAT

PORK PIBIL WITH PICKLED ONIONS AND HOMEMADE SONORA WHEAT TORTILLAS

STEAK AU POIVRE W/ CRISPY DOUBLE COOKED ROASTED POTATOES

 

 
THIS IS A 3 HOUR CLASS, FROM 6:30pm - 9:30pm
AGES 16+

Masks are optional. Please wear comfortable clothing and closed toed shoes. Upon arrival you will be asked to sign a waiver and check in with the receptionist. 48 hour cancellation policy: To receive a full account credit in the amount paid for the class, please cancel your reservation 48 hours or more prior to your class. Cancellations within 48 hours of class will not receive account credit. 

6 openings available

$675.00

Chef Carol Cotner Thompson

 
Class/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
10010

Sat, Mar. 9, 2024 @ 9:30 AM
to
Sun, Mar. 10, 2024 @ 9:30 AM
2 DAY SOURDOUGH WORKSHOP
 

Let's get wild!! This 2-day class will focus on wild yeast breads of all sorts, from savory pull-apart buns to wonderfully custardy porridge breads. 

 

PORRIDGE BOULES: WE'LL EXPLORE EVERYTHING FROM WILD RICE TO CHEESY POLENTA

ENRICHED LOAVES: SAVORY PULL-APART BUNS, BUTTERY BRIOCHE AND THE FLUFFIEST CINNAMON ROLLS EVER

PASTRIES FROM SOURDOUGH DISCARD! ENGLISH MUFFINS, BANANA BREAD, CREPES...

 

Class Time: 9:30am - 2:30pm PST

CLASSES ARE FOR AGES 16+ UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFIED. ALL CLASSES ARE BYOB. 

Masks are optional. Please wear comfortable clothing and closed toed shoes. Upon arrival you will be asked to sign a waiver and check in with the receptionist. 48 hour cancellation policy: To receive a full account credit in the amount paid for the class, please cancel your reservation 48 hours or more prior to your class. Cancellations within 48 hours of class will not receive account credit. 

0 openings available

$475.00

Chef John Pitblado

Class/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
10056

Sat, Mar. 16, 2024 @ 10:00 AM
to
Sun, Mar. 17, 2024 @ 10:00 AM
CHOCOLATE WORKSHOP: Craft Chocolates from the Bean to the Bar
 

Learn how the bean to bar process works (and make a batch of your own chocolate, from cacao beans to bar) and create perfect craft chocolate and candy bars. A complete education in the science and history of chocolate making will be covered, as well as how to create a craft chocolate operation. You will roast, winnow, grind, conch and learn how to create a small chocolate-making enterprise from home.

 

Day 1: Roast, Winnow and Grind Cocoa Beans

 

Day 2: Temper Custom Bars, Create Inclusion Bars and Candy Bars

 

DAY 1: FROM 10:00AM-1:00PM PST

DAY 2: FROM 10:00AM-2:30PM PST
 
 
AGES 16+

Masks are optional. Please wear comfortable clothing and closed toed shoes. Upon arrival you will be asked to sign a waiver and check in with the receptionist. 48 hour cancellation policy: To receive a full account credit in the amount paid for the class, please cancel your reservation 48 hours or more prior to your class. Cancellations within 48 hours of class will not receive account credit. With the exception of Adult Series courses, all students will work in pairs to complete their dishes.

3 openings available

$475.00

Chocolatier Ruth Kennison

 
Class/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
10131

Mon, Mar. 25, 2024 @ 10:30 AM
to
Fri, Mar. 29, 2024 @ 10:30 AM
SPRING BREAK TEEN CAMP: COOKING AROUND THE GLOBE
 

Calling all world travelers (and eaters!) This class is for you. We'll explore the cuisines of the globe in this 5 day course where you'll be learning some authentic cuisines from overseas. 

MONDAY - CUBAN

ARROZ CON POLLO

CUBAN RICE

AVOCADO WATERCRESS SALAD

CITRUS FLAN WITH CARAMEL

 

TUESDAY - SOUTHEAST ASIA

BAHN MI SANDWICH WITH QUICK PICKLES

VEGGIE SPRING ROLLS

THAI GLASS NOODLE SALAD

 

WEDNESDAY - RUSSIAN AND EASTERN EUROPE

PEROGI WITH CARMELIZED ONIONS

BRAISED KEILBASA WITH SWEET AND SOUR RED CABBAGE

COLD BEET BORSCH

 

THURSDAY - TAPAS

SPANISH TORTA WITH CHARRED ONIONS

LITTLE GEM SALAD WITH ORANGE AND MANCHEGO

TOASTS WITH TOMATO AND JAMON SERRANO

SPINACH CROQUETAS

 

FRIDAY - KOREAN

BIBIMBOP

WATER KIMCHI

KOREAN SWEET POTATOES

 

 
THIS IS A 3 HOUR CLASS, FROM 10:30am - 1:30pm
AGES 12-16 years old

Masks are optional. Please wear comfortable clothing and closed toed shoes. Upon arrival you will be asked to sign a waiver and check in with the receptionist. 48 hour cancellation policy: To receive a full account credit in the amount paid for the class, please cancel your reservation 48 hours or more prior to your class. Cancellations within 48 hours of class will not receive account credit. With the exception of Adult Series courses, all students will work in pairs to complete their dishes.

14 openings available

$650.00

Chef Sylvie Kaver

 
Class/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
10030

Wed, Mar. 27, 2024 @ 6:30 PM
to
Wed, Apr. 17, 2024 @ 6:30 PM
COOKING 101
 

Join us as we take your cooking skills from a 1 to 10 in four comprehensive classes. You’ll learn how to cook from the hip, follow techniques over recipes and feel like a more accomplished shopper, chef and discerning diner.

 

WEEK 1: KNIFE SKILLS & SALADS

Intro to knife skills: you’ll learn how to select, hone and sharpen your knives, perfect dicing, mincing and chopping as you make three of our most-beloved salads and soups.

 

Mixed greens with radishes, cucumbers and a classic Dijon vinaigrette

Asian kale salad

Tuscan vegetable soup

 

WEEK 2: POULTRY

Never, ever have a boring chicken dish again! These simple dishes take under and hour to make and might quickly become your go-tos for lunch or dinner.

 

Roasted chicken breasts with breadcrumbs

Turkey meatballs with yogurt cucumber sauce

Moroccan braised chicken thighs

 

WEEK 3: MEATS

We’ll cover marinades and pan sauces along with how to select and store your favorite red meats.

 

Grilled hoisin skirt steak

Roasted pork tenderloin with rosemary and fennel

Polenta and caramelized onions

 

 

WEEK 4: FISH

Nothing fishy here; just a couple of hours of learning how to cook fish with confidence!

 

Pecan-crusted salmon with apple slaw

Grilled albacore with Greek orzo salad

Fish tacos with cilantro sauce

 

 
THIS IS A 2.5 HOUR CLASS, FROM 6:30pm - 9:00pm
AGES 16+

Masks are optional. Please wear comfortable clothing and closed toed shoes. Upon arrival you will be asked to sign a waiver and check in with the receptionist. 48 hour cancellation policy: To receive a full account credit in the amount paid for the class, please cancel your reservation 48 hours or more prior to your class. Cancellations within 48 hours of class will not receive account credit. 

0 openings available

$650.00

Chef May Hennemann

Class/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
10150

Sat, Apr. 13, 2024 @ 10:00 AM
to
Sun, Apr. 14, 2024 @ 10:00 AM
2 DAY CROISSANT CLASS
 

Let's laminate! Learn to make classic croissants with us as you make your own book of croissant dough, fold in the butter and roll out, shape, proof and bake your way to professional-level laminated doughs. You'll learn the science behind enriched doughs, master a variety of shaping techniques and improve your skills with tips and tricks from a professional. Please bring a large roasting pan or box to carry your baker’s dozen croissants home on Day 2.

CROISSANTS 

PAIN AU CHOCOLAT
BRIOCHE
LAMINATING, SHAPING, AND PROOFING

 

Class Time: 10:00am - 2:30pm PST

CLASSES ARE FOR AGES 16+ UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFIED. ALL CLASSES ARE BYOB. 

Masks are optional. Please wear comfortable clothing and closed toed shoes. Upon arrival you will be asked to sign a waiver and check in with the receptionist. 48 hour cancellation policy: To receive a full account credit in the amount paid for the class, please cancel your reservation 48 hours or more prior to your class. Cancellations within 48 hours of class will not receive account credit. 

9 openings available

$475.00

Baker Clémence de Lutz

 
Class/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
10198

Tue, Apr. 23, 2024 @ 6:30 PM
to
Tue, May. 14, 2024 @ 6:30 PM
COOKING 101
 

Join us as we take your cooking skills from a 1 to 10 in four comprehensive classes. You’ll learn how to cook from the hip, follow techniques over recipes and feel like a more accomplished shopper, chef and discerning diner.

 

WEEK 1: KNIFE SKILLS & SALADS

Intro to knife skills: you’ll learn how to select, hone and sharpen your knives, perfect dicing, mincing and chopping as you make three of our most-beloved salads and soups.

 

Mixed greens with radishes, cucumbers and a classic Dijon vinaigrette

Asian kale salad

Tuscan vegetable soup

 

WEEK 2: POULTRY

Never, ever have a boring chicken dish again! These simple dishes take under and hour to make and might quickly become your go-tos for lunch or dinner.

 

Roasted chicken breasts with breadcrumbs

Turkey meatballs with yogurt cucumber sauce

Moroccan braised chicken thighs

 

WEEK 3: MEATS

We’ll cover marinades and pan sauces along with how to select and store your favorite red meats.

 

Grilled hoisin skirt steak

Roasted pork tenderloin with rosemary and fennel

Polenta and caramelized onions

 

 

WEEK 4: FISH

Nothing fishy here; just a couple of hours of learning how to cook fish with confidence!

 

Pecan-crusted salmon with apple slaw

Grilled albacore with Greek orzo salad

Fish tacos with cilantro sauce

 

 
THIS IS A 2.5 HOUR CLASS, FROM 6:30pm - 9:00pm
AGES 16+

Masks are optional. Please wear comfortable clothing and closed toed shoes. Upon arrival you will be asked to sign a waiver and check in with the receptionist. 48 hour cancellation policy: To receive a full account credit in the amount paid for the class, please cancel your reservation 48 hours or more prior to your class. Cancellations within 48 hours of class will not receive account credit. 

12 openings available

$650.00

Chef May Hennemann

 
Class/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
10200

Thu, May. 2, 2024 @ 6:00 PM
to
Thu, May. 23, 2024 @ 6:00 PM
COOKING 201
 

Join us as we elevate your cooking skills! Feel confident in the kitchen but want to take your culinary prowess up a notch? This is the course for you. We'll be tackling more advanced techniques, learning how to make doughs from scratch, and diving into the essential recipes every home chef should know. 

 

WEEK #1 - HOMEMADE PASTA & SAUCES

GNOCCHI WITH TOMATO SAUCE

CACIO E PEPE

RISOTTO WITH MUSHROOMS & GREENS 

 

WEEK #2 - CHICKEN

YOU WILL BREAK DOWN A WHOLE CHICKEN

CHICKEN MILANESE WITH ARUGULA SALAD

GRILLED THAI CHICKEN LETTUCE WRAPS

TANDOORI CHICKEN LEGS WITH MANGO HONEY SAUCE 

 

 

WEEK #3 - FISH

VIETNAMESE CARAMEL SALMON W/ GREEN RICE

CLASSIC SOLE ALA MEUNIERE

CORNMEAL CRUSTED SHRIMP SANDWICH WITH CAPER DILL SAUCE

 

WEEK #4 - MEAT

PORK PIBIL WITH PICKLED ONIONS AND HOMEMADE SONORA WHEAT TORTILLAS

STEAK AU POIVRE W/ CRISPY DOUBLE COOKED ROASTED POTATOES

 

 
THIS IS A 3 HOUR CLASS, FROM 6:00pm - 9:00pm
AGES 16+

Masks are optional. Please wear comfortable clothing and closed toed shoes. Upon arrival you will be asked to sign a waiver and check in with the receptionist. 48 hour cancellation policy: To receive a full account credit in the amount paid for the class, please cancel your reservation 48 hours or more prior to your class. Cancellations within 48 hours of class will not receive account credit. 

12 openings available

$675.00

Chef Carol Cotner Thompson

 
Class/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
10189

Mon, Jun. 10, 2024 @ 10:00 AM
to
Fri, Jun. 14, 2024 @ 10:00 AM
TEEN CAMP: BAKING FUNDAMENTALS
 

Let’s get baking! Join us for 5 days of learning the science and craft of baking. Each sweet baker will work with a partner to mix, shape and bake these homemade favorites. We will be baking with Organic, grass-fed butter from Straus Family Creamery, whole wheat flours milled in Pasadena by Grist & Toll and fresh fruits and vegetables from the Santa Monica Farmers’ Market. Please bring a large, open box to class to bring all the warm pastries and breads home safely.

MONDAY -  BREAKFAST PASTRIES

COFFEE CAKE

SCONES

BUTTERMILK PANCAKES

 

TUESDAY - COOKIES & BROWNIES

SNICKERDOODLES

BROWN SUGAR BROWNIES

LEVAIN-STYLE CHOCOLATE CHUNK COOKIES

 

WEDNESDAY -  BAGELS & PRETZELS

HOMEMADE BAGELS

SOFT PRETZELS

CREAM CHEESE AND CHIVE SPREAD

 

THURSDAY -  BREADS!

MILK BREAD

CONCHAS

CINNAMON ROLLS

 

FRIDAY -  HAND PIES

ALL-BUTTER PIE DOUGH

SEASONAL BERRY HAND PIE FILLING

VEGGIE POT PIE FILLING

 

 
THIS IS A 3 HOUR CLASS, FROM 10:00am- 1:00pm
AGES 12-16 years old

Masks are optional. Please wear comfortable clothing and closed toed shoes. Upon arrival you will be asked to sign a waiver and check in with the receptionist. 48 hour cancellation policy: To receive a full account credit in the amount paid for the class, please cancel your reservation 48 hours or more prior to your class. Cancellations within 48 hours of class will not receive account credit. With the exception of Adult Series courses, all students will work in pairs to complete their dishes.

14 openings available

$625.00

Baker Clémence de Lutz

 
Class/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
10178

Mon, Jun. 10, 2024 @ 10:30 AM
to
Fri, Jun. 14, 2024 @ 10:30 AM
TEEN CAMP: COOKING FUNDAMENTALS
 

Do you dream of owning a restaurant or food truck someday? Join Chef John Pitblado for five days of working the line! You'll pick up knife skills, plating, and learn essential techniques used for cooking a variety of dishes. 

MONDAY - SOUP AND SALAD/ KNIFE SKILLS

CREAMY POTATO LEEK SOUP

FATOOSH SALAD WITH TOASTED PITA

 

TUESDAY - SAUCE TECHNIQUE

ROAST CHICKEN WITH PAN SAUCE

BECHAMEL (MAC N CHEESE)

ROMESCO

CHIMICURRI SAUCE

KALE PESTO

 

WEDNESDAY - EGG TECHNIQUE

FRY, POACH AND SCRAMBLE EGG

FRENCH STYLE OMELET

EGGS BENEDICT 

HOLLANDAISE SAIUCE

 

THURSDAY - CHICKEN TECHNIQUE

ZA'ATAR CHICKEN BREAST WITH MINT CUCUMBER AND TOMATO SALAD

BRAISED CHICKEN THIGHS WITH MUSHROOMS AND SHALLOTS

LEMONGRASS CHICKEN PAILLARD WITH GINGER KALE SALAD

BREAK DOWN DEBONE FULL CHICKEN DEMO

 

FRIDAY - BEEF TECH

SWEET AND SPICY SKIRT STEAK

NY STEAK 

FENNEL APPLE SALAD

HORSERADISH MASHED POTATOES

 

 
THIS IS A3 HOUR CLASS, FROM 10:30am - 1:30pm
AGES 12-16 years old

Masks are optional. Please wear comfortable clothing and closed toed shoes. Upon arrival you will be asked to sign a waiver and check in with the receptionist. 48 hour cancellation policy: To receive a full account credit in the amount paid for the class, please cancel your reservation 48 hours or more prior to your class. Cancellations within 48 hours of class will not receive account credit. With the exception of Adult Series courses, all students will work in pairs to complete their dishes.

15 openings available

$650.00

Chef John Pitblado

 
Class/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
10188

Mon, Jun. 17, 2024 @ 10:00 AM
to
Fri, Jun. 21, 2024 @ 10:00 AM
TEEN CAMP: CLASSIC BAKESHOP
 

Let’s open a bakery! We’re baking up a storm as we perfect batters, fillings and fine tune our decorating skills in this week-long program. We will be baking with Organic, grass-fed butter from Straus Family Creamery, whole wheat flours milled in Pasadena by Grist & Toll and fresh fruits and vegetables from the Santa Monica Farmers’ Market. Please bring a large, open box to class to bring all the warm pastries and breads home safely.

 

MONDAY -  DROP & BAR COOKIES

BUTTERSCOTCH BLONDIES

CLASSIC CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES

OATMEAL RAISIN COOKIES

 

TUESDAY - CUPCAKES!

(YOU'LL ALSO BE BAKING THE LAYER CAKES FOR DAY 3)

DEVIL'S FOOD CUPCAKES

CONFETTI CUPCAKES

AMERICAN BUTTERCREAM

 

WEDNESDAY -  CAKE DECORATING

CUTTING CAKE LAYERS

SWISS MERINGUE BUTTERCREAM

CRUMB COATING AND PIPING

 

THURSDAY - CLASSIC COOKIES

HOMEMADE OREOS WITH VANILLA BUTTERCREAM

MADELEINES

COCONUT MACAROONS

 

FRIDAY - PIES

ALL-BUTTER PIE DOUGH

CRIMPED AND LATTICE-TOPPED BLUEBERRY PIES

 

 
THIS IS A 3 HOUR CLASS, FROM 10am - 1:00pm
AGES 12-16 years old

Masks are optional. Please wear comfortable clothing and closed toed shoes. Upon arrival you will be asked to sign a waiver and check in with the receptionist. 48 hour cancellation policy: To receive a full account credit in the amount paid for the class, please cancel your reservation 48 hours or more prior to your class. Cancellations within 48 hours of class will not receive account credit. With the exception of Adult Series courses, all students will work in pairs to complete their dishes.

16 openings available

$625.00

Baker Clémence de Lutz

 
Class/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
10181

Mon, Jun. 17, 2024 @ 10:30 AM
to
Fri, Jun. 21, 2024 @ 10:30 AM
TEEN CAMP: COOKING AROUND THE GLOBE
 

Calling all world travelers (and eaters!) This class is for you. We'll explore the cuisines of the globe in this 5 day course where you'll be learning some authentic cuisines from overseas. 

MONDAY - CUBAN

ARROZ CON POLLO

CUBAN RICE

AVOCADO WATERCRESS SALAD

CITRUS FLAN WITH CARAMEL

 

TUESDAY - SOUTHEAST ASIA

BAHN MI SANDWICH WITH QUICK PICKLES

VEGGIE SPRING ROLLS

THAI GLASS NOODLE SALAD

 

WEDNESDAY - RUSSIAN AND EASTERN EUROPE

PEROGI WITH CARMELIZED ONIONS

BRAISED KEILBASA WITH SWEET AND SOUR RED CABBAGE

COLD BEET BORSCH

 

THURSDAY - TAPAS

SPANISH TORTA WITH CHARRED ONIONS

LITTLE GEM SALAD WITH ORANGE AND MANCHEGO

TOASTS WITH TOMATO AND JAMON SERRANO

SPINACH CROQUETAS

 

FRIDAY - KOREAN

BIBIMBOP

WATER KIMCHI

KOREAN SWEET POTATOES

 

 
THIS IS A3 HOUR CLASS, FROM 10:30am - 1:30pm
AGES 12-16 years old

Masks are optional. Please wear comfortable clothing and closed toed shoes. Upon arrival you will be asked to sign a waiver and check in with the receptionist. 48 hour cancellation policy: To receive a full account credit in the amount paid for the class, please cancel your reservation 48 hours or more prior to your class. Cancellations within 48 hours of class will not receive account credit. With the exception of Adult Series courses, all students will work in pairs to complete their dishes.

16 openings available

$650.00

Chef John Pitblado

 
Class/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
10190

Mon, Jun. 24, 2024 @ 10:00 AM
to
Fri, Jun. 28, 2024 @ 10:00 AM
TEEN CAMP: FABULOUS FRENCH BAKE OFF
 

Bonjour! Learn French patisserie classics during this week-long adventure in notre cuisine. Your jeune boulangers will work with a partner to knead, fold, whisk and decorate a wide array of pastries (and maybe learn a little français along the way). We will be baking with Organic, grass-fed butter from Straus Family Creamery, whole wheat flours milled in Pasadena by Grist & Toll and fresh fruits and vegetables from the Santa Monica Farmers’ MarketPlease bring a large, open box to class to bring all the warm pastries and breads home safely.

MONDAY - CREPES AND CROQUE MONSIEUR

CREPES WITH SEASONAL FRUIT COMPOTES

CROQUE MONSIEUR 

MORNAY SAUCE

 

TUESDAY -  GALETTES

PATE BRISEE (FLAKY DOUGH)

CREME PATISSIERE

FRANGIPANE

SEASONAL FRUIT GALETTES

 

WEDNESDAY -  TARTS

PATE SUCREE

LEMON CUSTARD

MERINGUE

SEASONAL BERRY TARTS

 

THURSDAY - CREAM PUFFS

CRAQUELIN

CHOUX A LA CREME

ECLAIRS

 

FRIDAY -  MACARONS

MACARONS

SALTED CARAMEL

GANACHE

 

 

 
THIS IS A 3 HOUR CLASS, FROM 10am - 1:00pm
AGES 12-16 years old

Masks are optional. Please wear comfortable clothing and closed toed shoes. Upon arrival you will be asked to sign a waiver and check in with the receptionist. 48 hour cancellation policy: To receive a full account credit in the amount paid for the class, please cancel your reservation 48 hours or more prior to your class. Cancellations within 48 hours of class will not receive account credit. With the exception of Adult Series courses, all students will work in pairs to complete their dishes.

16 openings available

$625.00

Baker Clémence de Lutz

 
Class/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
10183

Mon, Jun. 24, 2024 @ 10:30 AM
to
Fri, Jun. 28, 2024 @ 10:30 AM
TEEN CAMP: VEGETARIAN COOKING
 

Your parents wont need to tell you to eat more veggies after this week, because you'll be the master of making the most delicious vegetarian dishes! Join Chef John Pitblado for five days learning essential vegetarian dishes you'll be cooking for years to come.

DAY 1 - JAPAN

Ginger Cauliflower Gyoza, Braised Baby Bok Choy

 

DAY 2 – THE MIDDLE EAST

Hummus w/ Charred Eggplant, Pita Bread

 

DAY 3 – INDIAN

Chickpea & Summer Squash Tikka Masala, Aalo Zeera

 

DAY 4 – MEXICO

Green Mole Enchiladas w/ Spinach & Mushrooms, Caldo Beans with Confetti Peppers

 

DAY 5 – ITALY

Semolina Pasta, Classic Marinara, Grilled Zucchini & Sweet Pepper Salad

 

 
THIS IS A 2.5 HOUR CLASS, FROM 10:30am - 1:30pm
AGES 12-16 years old

Masks are optional. Please wear comfortable clothing and closed toed shoes. Upon arrival you will be asked to sign a waiver and check in with the receptionist. 48 hour cancellation policy: To receive a full account credit in the amount paid for the class, please cancel your reservation 48 hours or more prior to your class. Cancellations within 48 hours of class will not receive account credit. With the exception of Adult Series courses, all students will work in pairs to complete their dishes.

16 openings available

$625.00

Chef John Pitblado

 
Class/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
10201

Mon, Jul. 8, 2024 @ 10:00 AM
to
Fri, Jul. 12, 2024 @ 10:00 AM
TEEN CAMP: BAKING FUNDAMENTALS
 

Let’s get baking! Join us for 5 days of learning the science and craft of baking. Each sweet baker will work with a partner to mix, shape and bake these homemade favorites. We will be baking with Organic, grass-fed butter from Straus Family Creamery, whole wheat flours milled in Pasadena by Grist & Toll and fresh fruits and vegetables from the Santa Monica Farmers’ Market. Please bring a large, open box to class to bring all the warm pastries and breads home safely.

MONDAY -  BREAKFAST PASTRIES

COFFEE CAKE

SCONES

BUTTERMILK PANCAKES

 

TUESDAY - COOKIES & BROWNIES

SNICKERDOODLES

BROWN SUGAR BROWNIES

LEVAIN-STYLE CHOCOLATE CHUNK COOKIES

 

WEDNESDAY -  BAGELS & PRETZELS

HOMEMADE BAGELS

SOFT PRETZELS

CREAM CHEESE AND CHIVE SPREAD

 

THURSDAY -  BREADS!

MILK BREAD

CONCHAS

CINNAMON ROLLS

 

FRIDAY -  HAND PIES

ALL-BUTTER PIE DOUGH

SEASONAL BERRY HAND PIE FILLING

VEGGIE POT PIE FILLING

 

 
THIS IS A 3 HOUR CLASS, FROM 10:00am- 1:00pm
AGES 12-16 years old

Masks are optional. Please wear comfortable clothing and closed toed shoes. Upon arrival you will be asked to sign a waiver and check in with the receptionist. 48 hour cancellation policy: To receive a full account credit in the amount paid for the class, please cancel your reservation 48 hours or more prior to your class. Cancellations within 48 hours of class will not receive account credit. With the exception of Adult Series courses, all students will work in pairs to complete their dishes.

16 openings available

$625.00

Baker Clémence de Lutz

 
Class/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
10184

Mon, Jul. 8, 2024 @ 10:30 AM
to
Fri, Jul. 12, 2024 @ 10:30 AM
TEEN CAMP: COOKING AROUND AMERICA
 

Eat your way through the best America has to offer in this 5 day class with Chef John! Your tastebuds will travel near and far as you learn the skills to cook classic dishes from around the country. 

MONDAY - SOUTHERN GEMS

SHRIMP AND GRITS

TOMATO GREEN BEAN SALAD

 

TUESDAY - AMERICAN DINER

 IN HOUSE GROUND SMASH BURGER 

   FRENCH FRIES

   GREEN SALAD WITH HOUSEMADE RANCH DRESSING

 

WEDNESDAY - SOUTHWEST FLAVORS

CHILI

SWEET AND FLUFFY CORNBREAD

AVOCADO, FRESH CORN AND BLACK BEAN SALAD

 

 

THURSDAY - DEEPLY DEEP DISH

CHICAGO DEEP STYLE PIZZA (HOMEMADE DOUGH)

VARIETY OF TOPPINGS

OLD SCHOOL ITALIAN CHOPPED SALAD

 

FRIDAY - FRIED CHICKEN 

SHALLOW FRIED CHICKEN CUTLET 

MAC AND CHEESE

BRAISED COLLARD GREENS

CANDIED SWEET POTATO

 

 
THIS IS A3 HOUR CLASS, FROM 10:30am - 1:30pm
AGES 12-16 years old

Masks are optional. Please wear comfortable clothing and closed toed shoes. Upon arrival you will be asked to sign a waiver and check in with the receptionist. 48 hour cancellation policy: To receive a full account credit in the amount paid for the class, please cancel your reservation 48 hours or more prior to your class. Cancellations within 48 hours of class will not receive account credit. With the exception of Adult Series courses, all students will work in pairs to complete their dishes.

16 openings available

$650.00

Chef John Pitblado

 
Class/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
10194

Mon, Jul. 15, 2024 @ 10:00 AM
to
Fri, Jul. 19, 2024 @ 10:00 AM
TEEN CAMP: CLASSIC BAKESHOP
 

Let’s open a bakery! We’re baking up a storm as we perfect batters, fillings and fine tune our decorating skills in this week-long program. We will be baking with Organic, grass-fed butter from Straus Family Creamery, whole wheat flours milled in Pasadena by Grist & Toll and fresh fruits and vegetables from the Santa Monica Farmers’ Market. Please bring a large, open box to class to bring all the warm pastries and breads home safely.

 

MONDAY -  DROP & BAR COOKIES

BUTTERSCOTCH BLONDIES

CLASSIC CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES

OATMEAL RAISIN COOKIES

 

TUESDAY - CUPCAKES!

(YOU'LL ALSO BE BAKING THE LAYER CAKES FOR DAY 3)

DEVIL'S FOOD CUPCAKES

CONFETTI CUPCAKES

AMERICAN BUTTERCREAM

 

WEDNESDAY -  CAKE DECORATING

CUTTING CAKE LAYERS

SWISS MERINGUE BUTTERCREAM

CRUMB COATING AND PIPING

 

THURSDAY - CLASSIC COOKIES

HOMEMADE OREOS WITH VANILLA BUTTERCREAM

MADELEINES

COCONUT MACAROONS

 

FRIDAY - PIES

ALL-BUTTER PIE DOUGH

CRIMPED AND LATTICE-TOPPED BLUEBERRY PIES

 

 
THIS IS A 3 HOUR CLASS, FROM 10am - 1:00pm
AGES 12-16 years old

Masks are optional. Please wear comfortable clothing and closed toed shoes. Upon arrival you will be asked to sign a waiver and check in with the receptionist. 48 hour cancellation policy: To receive a full account credit in the amount paid for the class, please cancel your reservation 48 hours or more prior to your class. Cancellations within 48 hours of class will not receive account credit. With the exception of Adult Series courses, all students will work in pairs to complete their dishes.

16 openings available

$625.00

Baker Clémence de Lutz

 
Class/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
10185

Mon, Jul. 15, 2024 @ 10:30 AM
to
Fri, Jul. 19, 2024 @ 10:30 AM
TEEN CAMP: GLOBAL STREET FOOD
 

Travel the world and eat like a local in this 5 day series cooking classic street dishes from different regions! Join Chef John Pitblado for five days learning delicacies you'll be cooking for years to come.

DAY 1 - THAILAND

Grilled Pork Skewers, Chili Lime Dipping Sauce

 

DAY 2 – MEXICO

Street Tacos, Tomatillo Cilantro Salsa Verde, Corn Tortillas, Carne Asada

 

DAY 3 – MIDDLE EAST

Traditional Falafel, Hummus

 

DAY 4 – VENEZUELA

Arepas, Black Bean & Cheese Filling

 

DAY 5 – FRANCE

Crepes, Crepe Batter, Mushroom Beggar's Purses

 

 
THIS IS A 2.5 HOUR CLASS, FROM 10:30am - 1:00pm
AGES 12-16 years old
Masks are optional. Please wear comfortable clothing and closed toed shoes. Upon arrival you will be asked to sign a waiver and check in with the receptionist. 48 hour cancellation policy: To receive a full account credit in the amount paid for the class, please cancel your reservation 48 hours or more prior to your class. Cancellations within 48 hours of class will not receive account credit. With the exception of Adult Series courses, all students will work in pairs to complete their dishes.

16 openings available

$650.00

Chef John Pitblado

 
Class/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
10191

Mon, Jul. 22, 2024 @ 10:00 AM
to
Fri, Jul. 26, 2024 @ 10:00 AM
TEEN CAMP: FABULOUS FRENCH BAKE OFF
 

Bonjour! Learn French patisserie classics during this week-long adventure in notre cuisine. Your jeune boulangers will work with a partner to knead, fold, whisk and decorate a wide array of pastries (and maybe learn a little français along the way). We will be baking with Organic, grass-fed butter from Straus Family Creamery, whole wheat flours milled in Pasadena by Grist & Toll and fresh fruits and vegetables from the Santa Monica Farmers’ MarketPlease bring a large, open box to class to bring all the warm pastries and breads home safely.

MONDAY - CREPES AND CROQUE MONSIEUR

CREPES WITH SEASONAL FRUIT COMPOTES

CROQUE MONSIEUR 

MORNAY SAUCE

 

TUESDAY -  GALETTES

PATE BRISEE (FLAKY DOUGH)

CREME PATISSIERE

FRANGIPANE

SEASONAL FRUIT GALETTES

 

WEDNESDAY -  TARTS

PATE SUCREE

LEMON CUSTARD

MERINGUE

SEASONAL BERRY TARTS

 

THURSDAY - CREAM PUFFS

CRAQUELIN

CHOUX A LA CREME

ECLAIRS

 

FRIDAY -  MACARONS

MACARONS

SALTED CARAMEL

GANACHE

 

 

 
THIS IS A 3 HOUR CLASS, FROM 10am - 1:00pm
AGES 12-16 years old

Masks are optional. Please wear comfortable clothing and closed toed shoes. Upon arrival you will be asked to sign a waiver and check in with the receptionist. 48 hour cancellation policy: To receive a full account credit in the amount paid for the class, please cancel your reservation 48 hours or more prior to your class. Cancellations within 48 hours of class will not receive account credit. With the exception of Adult Series courses, all students will work in pairs to complete their dishes.

16 openings available

$625.00

Baker Clémence de Lutz

 
Class/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
10179

Mon, Jul. 22, 2024 @ 10:30 AM
to
Fri, Jul. 26, 2024 @ 10:30 AM
TEEN CAMP: COOKING FUNDAMENTALS
 

Do you dream of owning a restaurant or food truck someday? Join Chef John Pitblado for five days of working the line! You'll pick up knife skills, plating, and learn essential techniques used for cooking a variety of dishes. 

MONDAY - SOUP AND SALAD/ KNIFE SKILLS

CREAMY POTATO LEEK SOUP

FATOOSH SALAD WITH TOASTED PITA

 

TUESDAY - SAUCE TECHNIQUE

ROAST CHICKEN WITH PAN SAUCE

BECHAMEL (MAC N CHEESE)

ROMESCO

CHIMICURRI SAUCE

KALE PESTO

 

WEDNESDAY - EGG TECHNIQUE

FRY, POACH AND SCRAMBLE EGG

FRENCH STYLE OMELET

EGGS BENEDICT 

HOLLANDAISE SAIUCE

 

THURSDAY - CHICKEN TECHNIQUE

ZA'ATAR CHICKEN BREAST WITH MINT CUCUMBER AND TOMATO SALAD

BRAISED CHICKEN THIGHS WITH MUSHROOMS AND SHALLOTS

LEMONGRASS CHICKEN PAILLARD WITH GINGER KALE SALAD

BREAK DOWN DEBONE FULL CHICKEN DEMO

 

FRIDAY - BEEF TECH

SWEET AND SPICY SKIRT STEAK

NY STEAK 

FENNEL APPLE SALAD

HORSERADISH MASHED POTATOES

 

 
THIS IS A3 HOUR CLASS, FROM 10:30am - 1:30pm
AGES 12-16 years old

Masks are optional. Please wear comfortable clothing and closed toed shoes. Upon arrival you will be asked to sign a waiver and check in with the receptionist. 48 hour cancellation policy: To receive a full account credit in the amount paid for the class, please cancel your reservation 48 hours or more prior to your class. Cancellations within 48 hours of class will not receive account credit. With the exception of Adult Series courses, all students will work in pairs to complete their dishes.

16 openings available

$650.00

Chef John Pitblado

 
Class/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
10195

Mon, Jul. 29, 2024 @ 10:00 AM
to
Fri, Aug. 2, 2024 @ 10:00 AM
TEEN CAMP: BAKING FUNDAMENTALS
 

Let’s get baking! Join us for 5 days of learning the science and craft of baking. Each sweet baker will work with a partner to mix, shape and bake these homemade favorites. We will be baking with Organic, grass-fed butter from Straus Family Creamery, whole wheat flours milled in Pasadena by Grist & Toll and fresh fruits and vegetables from the Santa Monica Farmers’ Market. Please bring a large, open box to class to bring all the warm pastries and breads home safely.

MONDAY -  BREAKFAST PASTRIES

COFFEE CAKE

SCONES

BUTTERMILK PANCAKES

 

TUESDAY - COOKIES & BROWNIES

SNICKERDOODLES

BROWN SUGAR BROWNIES

LEVAIN-STYLE CHOCOLATE CHUNK COOKIES

 

WEDNESDAY -  BAGELS & PRETZELS

HOMEMADE BAGELS

SOFT PRETZELS

CREAM CHEESE AND CHIVE SPREAD

 

THURSDAY -  BREADS!

MILK BREAD

CONCHAS

CINNAMON ROLLS

 

FRIDAY -  HAND PIES

ALL-BUTTER PIE DOUGH

SEASONAL BERRY HAND PIE FILLING

VEGGIE POT PIE FILLING

 

 
THIS IS A 3 HOUR CLASS, FROM 10:00am- 1:00pm
AGES 12-16 years old

Masks are optional. Please wear comfortable clothing and closed toed shoes. Upon arrival you will be asked to sign a waiver and check in with the receptionist. 48 hour cancellation policy: To receive a full account credit in the amount paid for the class, please cancel your reservation 48 hours or more prior to your class. Cancellations within 48 hours of class will not receive account credit. With the exception of Adult Series courses, all students will work in pairs to complete their dishes.

16 openings available

$625.00

Baker Clémence de Lutz

 
Class/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
10182

Mon, Jul. 29, 2024 @ 10:30 AM
to
Fri, Aug. 2, 2024 @ 10:30 AM
TEEN CAMP: COOKING AROUND THE GLOBE
 

Calling all world travelers (and eaters!) This class is for you. We'll explore the cuisines of the globe in this 5 day course where you'll be learning some authentic cuisines from overseas. 

MONDAY - CUBAN

ARROZ CON POLLO

CUBAN RICE

AVOCADO WATERCRESS SALAD

CITRUS FLAN WITH CARAMEL

 

TUESDAY - SOUTHEAST ASIA

BAHN MI SANDWICH WITH QUICK PICKLES

VEGGIE SPRING ROLLS

THAI GLASS NOODLE SALAD

 

WEDNESDAY - RUSSIAN AND EASTERN EUROPE

PEROGI WITH CARMELIZED ONIONS

BRAISED KEILBASA WITH SWEET AND SOUR RED CABBAGE

COLD BEET BORSCH

 

THURSDAY - TAPAS

SPANISH TORTA WITH CHARRED ONIONS

LITTLE GEM SALAD WITH ORANGE AND MANCHEGO

TOASTS WITH TOMATO AND JAMON SERRANO

SPINACH CROQUETAS

 

FRIDAY - KOREAN

BIBIMBOP

WATER KIMCHI

KOREAN SWEET POTATOES

 

 
THIS IS A3 HOUR CLASS, FROM 10:30am - 1:30pm
AGES 12-16 years old

Masks are optional. Please wear comfortable clothing and closed toed shoes. Upon arrival you will be asked to sign a waiver and check in with the receptionist. 48 hour cancellation policy: To receive a full account credit in the amount paid for the class, please cancel your reservation 48 hours or more prior to your class. Cancellations within 48 hours of class will not receive account credit. With the exception of Adult Series courses, all students will work in pairs to complete their dishes.

16 openings available

$650.00

Chef John Pitblado

 
Class/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
10196

Mon, Aug. 5, 2024 @ 10:00 AM
to
Fri, Aug. 9, 2024 @ 10:00 AM
TEEN CAMP: SAVORY BAKING
 

Savory baking is all the rage, and we’re so excited to host your teens in this week-long baking and cooking adventure! Students will work with a partner to create everything from thin-crust pizzas to flaky biscuits. We will be baking with Organic, grass-fed butter from Straus Family Creamery, whole wheat flours milled in Pasadena by Grist & Toll and fresh fruits and vegetables from the Santa Monica Farmers’ Market. Please bring a large, open box to class to bring all the warm pastries and breads home safely

DAY 1 - FLATBREADS, CRACKERS, DIPS & SPREADS

 

DAY 2 – CHEESE SOUFFLES

 

DAY 3 – PIZZA (THIN CRUST & DEEP DISH)

 

DAY 4 – CHEESY SCONES & BISCUITS

 

DAY 5 – POT PIES & SAVORY GALETTES

 

 
THIS IS A 3 HOUR CLASS, FROM 10:00am - 1:00pm
AGES 12-16 years old

Masks are optional. Please wear comfortable clothing and closed toed shoes. Upon arrival you will be asked to sign a waiver and check in with the receptionist. 48 hour cancellation policy: To receive a full account credit in the amount paid for the class, please cancel your reservation 48 hours or more prior to your class. Cancellations within 48 hours of class will not receive account credit. With the exception of Adult Series courses, all students will work in pairs to complete their dishes.

16 openings available

$625.00

Baker Clémence de Lutz

 
Class/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
10186

Mon, Aug. 5, 2024 @ 10:30 AM
to
Fri, Aug. 9, 2024 @ 10:30 AM
TEEN CAMP: VEGETARIAN COOKING
 

Your parents wont need to tell you to eat more veggies after this week, because you'll be the master of making the most delicious vegetarian dishes! Join Chef John Pitblado for five days learning essential vegetarian dishes you'll be cooking for years to come.

DAY 1 - JAPAN

Ginger Cauliflower Gyoza, Braised Baby Bok Choy

 

DAY 2 – THE MIDDLE EAST

Hummus w/ Charred Eggplant, Pita Bread

 

DAY 3 – INDIAN

Chickpea & Summer Squash Tikka Masala, Aalo Zeera

 

DAY 4 – MEXICO

Green Mole Enchiladas w/ Spinach & Mushrooms, Caldo Beans with Confetti Peppers

 

DAY 5 – ITALY

Semolina Pasta, Classic Marinara, Grilled Zucchini & Sweet Pepper Salad

 

 
THIS IS A 2.5 HOUR CLASS, FROM 10:30am - 1:30pm
AGES 12-16 years old

Masks are optional. Please wear comfortable clothing and closed toed shoes. Upon arrival you will be asked to sign a waiver and check in with the receptionist. 48 hour cancellation policy: To receive a full account credit in the amount paid for the class, please cancel your reservation 48 hours or more prior to your class. Cancellations within 48 hours of class will not receive account credit. With the exception of Adult Series courses, all students will work in pairs to complete their dishes.

16 openings available

$625.00

Chef John Pitblado

 
Class/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
10197

Mon, Aug. 12, 2024 @ 10:00 AM
to
Fri, Aug. 16, 2024 @ 10:00 AM
TEEN CAMP: CLASSIC BAKESHOP
 

Let’s open a bakery! We’re baking up a storm as we perfect batters, fillings and fine tune our decorating skills in this week-long program. We will be baking with Organic, grass-fed butter from Straus Family Creamery, whole wheat flours milled in Pasadena by Grist & Toll and fresh fruits and vegetables from the Santa Monica Farmers’ Market. Please bring a large, open box to class to bring all the warm pastries and breads home safely.

 

MONDAY -  DROP & BAR COOKIES

BUTTERSCOTCH BLONDIES

CLASSIC CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES

OATMEAL RAISIN COOKIES

 

TUESDAY - CUPCAKES!

(YOU'LL ALSO BE BAKING THE LAYER CAKES FOR DAY 3)

DEVIL'S FOOD CUPCAKES

CONFETTI CUPCAKES

AMERICAN BUTTERCREAM

 

WEDNESDAY -  CAKE DECORATING

CUTTING CAKE LAYERS

SWISS MERINGUE BUTTERCREAM

CRUMB COATING AND PIPING

 

THURSDAY - CLASSIC COOKIES

HOMEMADE OREOS WITH VANILLA BUTTERCREAM

MADELEINES

COCONUT MACAROONS

 

FRIDAY - PIES

ALL-BUTTER PIE DOUGH

CRIMPED AND LATTICE-TOPPED BLUEBERRY PIES

 

 
THIS IS A 3 HOUR CLASS, FROM 10am - 1:00pm
AGES 12-16 years old

Masks are optional. Please wear comfortable clothing and closed toed shoes. Upon arrival you will be asked to sign a waiver and check in with the receptionist. 48 hour cancellation policy: To receive a full account credit in the amount paid for the class, please cancel your reservation 48 hours or more prior to your class. Cancellations within 48 hours of class will not receive account credit. With the exception of Adult Series courses, all students will work in pairs to complete their dishes.

16 openings available

$625.00

Baker Clémence de Lutz

 
Class/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
10187

Mon, Aug. 12, 2024 @ 10:30 AM
to
Fri, Aug. 16, 2024 @ 10:30 AM
TEEN CAMP: GLOBAL STREET FOOD
 

Travel the world and eat like a local in this 5 day series cooking classic street dishes from different regions! Join Chef John Pitblado for five days learning delicacies you'll be cooking for years to come.

DAY 1 - THAILAND

Grilled Pork Skewers, Chili Lime Dipping Sauce

 

DAY 2 – MEXICO

Street Tacos, Tomatillo Cilantro Salsa Verde, Corn Tortillas, Carne Asada

 

DAY 3 – MIDDLE EAST

Traditional Falafel, Hummus

 

DAY 4 – VENEZUELA

Arepas, Black Bean & Cheese Filling

 

DAY 5 – FRANCE

Crepes, Crepe Batter, Mushroom Beggar's Purses

 

 
THIS IS A 2.5 HOUR CLASS, FROM 10:30am - 1:00pm
AGES 12-16 years old
Masks are optional. Please wear comfortable clothing and closed toed shoes. Upon arrival you will be asked to sign a waiver and check in with the receptionist. 48 hour cancellation policy: To receive a full account credit in the amount paid for the class, please cancel your reservation 48 hours or more prior to your class. Cancellations within 48 hours of class will not receive account credit. With the exception of Adult Series courses, all students will work in pairs to complete their dishes.

16 openings available

$650.00

Chef John Pitblado

 
Class/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
10192

Mon, Aug. 19, 2024 @ 10:00 AM
to
Fri, Aug. 23, 2024 @ 10:00 AM
TEEN CAMP: FABULOUS FRENCH BAKE OFF
 

Bonjour! Learn French patisserie classics during this week-long adventure in notre cuisine. Your jeune boulangers will work with a partner to knead, fold, whisk and decorate a wide array of pastries (and maybe learn a little français along the way). We will be baking with Organic, grass-fed butter from Straus Family Creamery, whole wheat flours milled in Pasadena by Grist & Toll and fresh fruits and vegetables from the Santa Monica Farmers’ MarketPlease bring a large, open box to class to bring all the warm pastries and breads home safely.

MONDAY - CREPES AND CROQUE MONSIEUR

CREPES WITH SEASONAL FRUIT COMPOTES

CROQUE MONSIEUR 

MORNAY SAUCE

 

TUESDAY -  GALETTES

PATE BRISEE (FLAKY DOUGH)

CREME PATISSIERE

FRANGIPANE

SEASONAL FRUIT GALETTES

 

WEDNESDAY -  TARTS

PATE SUCREE

LEMON CUSTARD

MERINGUE

SEASONAL BERRY TARTS

 

THURSDAY - CREAM PUFFS

CRAQUELIN

CHOUX A LA CREME

ECLAIRS

 

FRIDAY -  MACARONS

MACARONS

SALTED CARAMEL

GANACHE

 

 

 
THIS IS A 3 HOUR CLASS, FROM 10am - 1:00pm
AGES 12-16 years old

Masks are optional. Please wear comfortable clothing and closed toed shoes. Upon arrival you will be asked to sign a waiver and check in with the receptionist. 48 hour cancellation policy: To receive a full account credit in the amount paid for the class, please cancel your reservation 48 hours or more prior to your class. Cancellations within 48 hours of class will not receive account credit. With the exception of Adult Series courses, all students will work in pairs to complete their dishes.

16 openings available

$625.00

Baker Clémence de Lutz

 
Class/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
10180

Mon, Aug. 19, 2024 @ 10:30 AM
to
Fri, Aug. 23, 2024 @ 10:30 AM
TEEN CAMP: COOKING FUNDAMENTALS
 

Do you dream of owning a restaurant or food truck someday? Join Chef John Pitblado for five days of working the line! You'll pick up knife skills, plating, and learn essential techniques used for cooking a variety of dishes. 

MONDAY - SOUP AND SALAD/ KNIFE SKILLS

CREAMY POTATO LEEK SOUP

FATOOSH SALAD WITH TOASTED PITA

 

TUESDAY - SAUCE TECHNIQUE

ROAST CHICKEN WITH PAN SAUCE

BECHAMEL (MAC N CHEESE)

ROMESCO

CHIMICURRI SAUCE

KALE PESTO

 

WEDNESDAY - EGG TECHNIQUE

FRY, POACH AND SCRAMBLE EGG

FRENCH STYLE OMELET

EGGS BENEDICT 

HOLLANDAISE SAIUCE

 

THURSDAY - CHICKEN TECHNIQUE

ZA'ATAR CHICKEN BREAST WITH MINT CUCUMBER AND TOMATO SALAD

BRAISED CHICKEN THIGHS WITH MUSHROOMS AND SHALLOTS

LEMONGRASS CHICKEN PAILLARD WITH GINGER KALE SALAD

BREAK DOWN DEBONE FULL CHICKEN DEMO

 

FRIDAY - BEEF TECH

SWEET AND SPICY SKIRT STEAK

NY STEAK 

FENNEL APPLE SALAD

HORSERADISH MASHED POTATOES

 

 
THIS IS A3 HOUR CLASS, FROM 10:30am - 1:30pm
AGES 12-16 years old

Masks are optional. Please wear comfortable clothing and closed toed shoes. Upon arrival you will be asked to sign a waiver and check in with the receptionist. 48 hour cancellation policy: To receive a full account credit in the amount paid for the class, please cancel your reservation 48 hours or more prior to your class. Cancellations within 48 hours of class will not receive account credit. With the exception of Adult Series courses, all students will work in pairs to complete their dishes.

14 openings available

$650.00

Chef John Pitblado

 
 
 
Cobbler