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March 2021
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#7580 at 6:00 PM
VEGETARIAN COOKING SERIES: 4 Weeks of World Cuisine
15 openings available
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#7577 at 6:30 PM
COOKING 101 SERIES: 4 Weeks of Techniques & Recipes
16 openings available
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#7468 at 11:00 AM
KNIFE SHARPENING DAY
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#7594 at 10:00 AM
FRIDAY BAKE: Sweet & Savory Crepes
17 openings available
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7
#7560 at 10:00 AM
FRENCH TARTS
20 openings available

#7561 at 1:00 PM
SPRING PIE CLASS
19 openings available
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#7580 at 6:00 PM
VEGETARIAN COOKING SERIES: 4 Weeks of World Cuisine
15 openings available
10
#7577 at 6:30 PM
COOKING 101 SERIES: 4 Weeks of Techniques & Recipes
16 openings available
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#7469 at 11:00 AM
KNIFE SHARPENING DAY
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#7509 at 9:30 AM
2-DAY HOLIDAY BREADS: PANETTONE & BRAIDED EASTER BREADS
7 openings available
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#7509 at 9:30 AM
2-DAY HOLIDAY BREADS: PANETTONE & BRAIDED EASTER BREADS
7 openings available

#7569 at 2:00 PM
THE CONFECTIONS CLASS
16 openings available
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#7470 at 11:00 AM
KNIFE SHARPENING DAY
19
#7506 at 2:00 PM
THE BUSINESS OF FOOD
11 openings available
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#7570 at 10:00 AM
CLASSIC CAKES
17 openings available

#7571 at 2:00 PM
SINFUL CHOCOLATE DESSERTS
19 openings available
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#7471 at 11:00 AM
KNIFE SHARPENING DAY
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
7580

Tue, Mar 2 2021 @ 6:00 PM
VEGETARIAN COOKING SERIES: 4 Weeks of World Cuisine
 

Join us for a four-week intensive cooking series focused on plant-based meals. Each week will focus on a different cuisine and how to stock your pantry accordingly.

 

Week 1: Japanese Cuisine

Ginger Cauliflower Gyoza

Soba Noodle Bowl with Terriyaki Carrots & Furikake

 

Week 2: Middle Eastern Cuisine

Hummus with Charred Eggplant & Preserved Lemon

Roasted Cabbage with Aleppo Yogurt 

Rice Bowl with Sumac Carrots

 

Week 3: Indian Cuisine

Chickpea & Butternut Squash Tikka Masala

Creamy Vegan Saag with Three Greens

 

Week 4: Mexican Cuisine

Winter Squash Pazole

Green Mole Enchiladas

 

This is an online class.  Class Meets Wednesdays: 6:00pm - 8:00pm PST 

CLASSES ARE FOR AGES 16+ UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFIED. 

CLASS OUTLINE:  Once registered for class, you’ll receive a Class Outline that includes the ingredients, equipment and other things needed to prepare for class including: Menus; Recipes; Shopping and Equipment Lists; and any relevant instructions for preparation.  Please read thoroughly!  Your Zoom meeting info will be sent separately prior to class. 

15 openings available

$250.00

Chef May Hennemann

Santa Monica Place

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
7577

Wed, Mar 3 2021 @ 6:30 PM
COOKING 101 SERIES: 4 Weeks of Techniques & Recipes
 

Our most popular series is back, and ready to go virtual! 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 an online class.  Class Meets Tuesdays: 6:30pm - 8:30pm PST 

CLASSES ARE FOR AGES 16+ UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFIED. 

CLASS OUTLINE:  Once registered for class, you’ll receive a Class Outline that includes the ingredients, equipment and other things needed to prepare for class including: Menus; Recipes; Shopping and Equipment Lists; and any relevant instructions for preparation.  Please read thoroughly!  Your Zoom meeting info will be sent separately prior to class. 

16 openings available

$250.00

Chef May Hennemann

Santa Monica Place

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
7468

Thu, Mar 4 2021 @ 11:00 AM
KNIFE SHARPENING DAY
 

Every Thursday is Knife Sharpening Day at The Gourmandise School.  It's so important to keep your knives sharp!  Keeping your knives sharp makes a huge difference in your prep process.  It also is a good way to prevent accidental cuts.  To really know how to handle and care for your knives, sign up for our Knife Skills Technique Class. 

You can drop off your knives by 5pm Wednesdays, and pick them up anytime after 2pm Thursdays

See the Knife Sharpening Page for Prices

Or for any questions, gives us a call at the front desk or email receptionist@thegourmandiseschool.com

$0.00

Guest Chef

Santa Monica Place

Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
7594

Fri, Mar 5 2021 @ 10:00 AM
FRIDAY BAKE: Sweet & Savory Crepes
 

CLASSIC CREPES

SAVORY CREPES

This is an online class.  Class Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm PST

 

CLASSES ARE FOR AGES 16+ UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFIED. 

CLASS OUTLINE:  Once registered for class, you’ll receive a Class Outline that includes the ingredients, equipment and other things needed to prepare for class including: Menus; Recipes; Shopping and Equipment Lists; and any relevant instructions for preparation.  Please read thoroughly!  Your Zoom meeting info will be sent separately prior to class. 

17 openings available

$30.00

Pastry Chef Clémence Gossett

Santa Monica Place

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
7560

Sun, Mar 7 2021 @ 10:00 AM
FRENCH TARTS
 

FLAKY GALETTE

CLASSIC FRENCH FRUIT TARTS

This is an online class.  Class Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm PST

 

CLASSES ARE FOR AGES 16+ UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFIED. 

CLASS OUTLINE:  Once registered for class, you’ll receive a Class Outline that includes the ingredients, equipment and other things needed to prepare for class including: Menus; Recipes; Shopping and Equipment Lists; and any relevant instructions for preparation.  Please read thoroughly!  Your Zoom meeting info will be sent separately prior to class. 

20 openings available

$45.00

Pastry Chef Clémence Gossett

Santa Monica Place

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
7561

Sun, Mar 7 2021 @ 1:00 PM
SPRING PIE CLASS
 

ALL BUTTER FLAKY PIE CRUST*

BLUEBERRY PIE

JAMMY HAND PIES

*pie technique: Lattice work!

This is an online class.  Class Time: 1:00pm - 3:30pm PST

 

CLASSES ARE FOR AGES 16+ UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFIED. 

CLASS OUTLINE:  Once registered for class, you’ll receive a Class Outline that includes the ingredients, equipment and other things needed to prepare for class including: Menus; Recipes; Shopping and Equipment Lists; and any relevant instructions for preparation.  Please read thoroughly!  Your Zoom meeting info will be sent separately prior to class. 

19 openings available

$45.00

Pastry Chef Clémence Gossett

Santa Monica Place

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
7580

Tue, Mar 9 2021 @ 6:00 PM
VEGETARIAN COOKING SERIES: 4 Weeks of World Cuisine
 

Join us for a four-week intensive cooking series focused on plant-based meals. Each week will focus on a different cuisine and how to stock your pantry accordingly.

 

Week 1: Japanese Cuisine

Ginger Cauliflower Gyoza

Soba Noodle Bowl with Terriyaki Carrots & Furikake

 

Week 2: Middle Eastern Cuisine

Hummus with Charred Eggplant & Preserved Lemon

Roasted Cabbage with Aleppo Yogurt 

Rice Bowl with Sumac Carrots

 

Week 3: Indian Cuisine

Chickpea & Butternut Squash Tikka Masala

Creamy Vegan Saag with Three Greens

 

Week 4: Mexican Cuisine

Winter Squash Pazole

Green Mole Enchiladas

 

This is an online class.  Class Meets Wednesdays: 6:00pm - 8:00pm PST 

CLASSES ARE FOR AGES 16+ UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFIED. 

CLASS OUTLINE:  Once registered for class, you’ll receive a Class Outline that includes the ingredients, equipment and other things needed to prepare for class including: Menus; Recipes; Shopping and Equipment Lists; and any relevant instructions for preparation.  Please read thoroughly!  Your Zoom meeting info will be sent separately prior to class. 

15 openings available

$250.00

Chef May Hennemann

Santa Monica Place

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
7577

Wed, Mar 10 2021 @ 6:30 PM
COOKING 101 SERIES: 4 Weeks of Techniques & Recipes
 

Our most popular series is back, and ready to go virtual! 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 an online class.  Class Meets Tuesdays: 6:30pm - 8:30pm PST 

CLASSES ARE FOR AGES 16+ UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFIED. 

CLASS OUTLINE:  Once registered for class, you’ll receive a Class Outline that includes the ingredients, equipment and other things needed to prepare for class including: Menus; Recipes; Shopping and Equipment Lists; and any relevant instructions for preparation.  Please read thoroughly!  Your Zoom meeting info will be sent separately prior to class. 

16 openings available

$250.00

Chef May Hennemann

Santa Monica Place

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
7469

Thu, Mar 11 2021 @ 11:00 AM
KNIFE SHARPENING DAY
 

Every Thursday is Knife Sharpening Day at The Gourmandise School.  It's so important to keep your knives sharp!  Keeping your knives sharp makes a huge difference in your prep process.  It also is a good way to prevent accidental cuts.  To really know how to handle and care for your knives, sign up for our Knife Skills Technique Class. 

You can drop off your knives by 5pm Wednesdays, and pick them up anytime after 2pm Thursdays

See the Knife Sharpening Page for Prices

Or for any questions, gives us a call at the front desk or email receptionist@thegourmandiseschool.com

$0.00

Guest Chef

Santa Monica Place

Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
7509

Sat, Mar 13 2021 @ 9:30 AM
2-DAY HOLIDAY BREADS: PANETTONE & BRAIDED EASTER BREADS
 
CLASSIC PANETTONE
 
BRAIDED EASTER BREAD
 
 
Join us for two days of holiday bread baking as we knead, roll and glaze the prettiest breads of the season! You will master a classic Panettone and Speckled-egg Easter breads.
*Class includes active sourdough starter. You must pick up sourdough starter from Gourmandise no later than 24 hours before class. Instructions (and reminders) on  keeping your starter active will be sent to you!
 
*Must pick up starter 72-48 hours before class*
 

This is an online class.  Class Time: 9:30Am - 12:30pm (SATURDAY & SUNDAY) PST

 

CLASSES ARE FOR AGES 14+ UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFIED. 

CLASS OUTLINE:  Once registered for class, you’ll receive a Class Outline that includes the ingredients, equipment and other things needed to prepare for class including: Menus; Recipes; Shopping and Equipment Lists; and any relevant instructions for preparation.  Please read thoroughly!  Your Zoom meeting info will be sent separately prior to class. 

 
7 openings available

$125.00

Pastry Chef Clémence Gossett

Santa Monica Place

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
7509

Sun, Mar 14 2021 @ 9:30 AM
2-DAY HOLIDAY BREADS: PANETTONE & BRAIDED EASTER BREADS
 
CLASSIC PANETTONE
 
BRAIDED EASTER BREAD
 
 
Join us for two days of holiday bread baking as we knead, roll and glaze the prettiest breads of the season! You will master a classic Panettone and Speckled-egg Easter breads.
 
*Class includes active sourdough starter. You must pick up sourdough starter from Gourmandise no later than 24 hours before class. Instructions (and reminders) on  keeping your starter active will be sent to you!
 
*Must pick up starter 72-48 hours before class*
 

This is an online class.  Class Time: 9:30Am - 12:30pm (SATURDAY & SUNDAY) PST

 

CLASSES ARE FOR AGES 14+ UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFIED. 

CLASS OUTLINE:  Once registered for class, you’ll receive a Class Outline that includes the ingredients, equipment and other things needed to prepare for class including: Menus; Recipes; Shopping and Equipment Lists; and any relevant instructions for preparation.  Please read thoroughly!  Your Zoom meeting info will be sent separately prior to class. 

 
7 openings available

$125.00

Pastry Chef Clémence Gossett

Santa Monica Place

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
7569

Sun, Mar 14 2021 @ 2:00 PM
THE CONFECTIONS CLASS
 

CARAMELS

NOUGET

TOFFEE

This is an online class.  Class Time: 2:00pm - 6:00pm PST

 

CLASSES ARE FOR AGES 13+ UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFIED. 

CLASS OUTLINE:  Once registered for class, you’ll receive a Class Outline that includes the ingredients, equipment and other things needed to prepare for class including: Menus; Recipes; Shopping and Equipment Lists; and any relevant instructions for preparation.  Please read thoroughly!  Your Zoom meeting info will be sent separately prior to class. 

16 openings available

$45.00

Pastry Chef Clémence Gossett

Santa Monica Place

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
7470

Thu, Mar 18 2021 @ 11:00 AM
KNIFE SHARPENING DAY
 

Every Thursday is Knife Sharpening Day at The Gourmandise School.  It's so important to keep your knives sharp!  Keeping your knives sharp makes a huge difference in your prep process.  It also is a good way to prevent accidental cuts.  To really know how to handle and care for your knives, sign up for our Knife Skills Technique Class. 

You can drop off your knives by 5pm Wednesdays, and pick them up anytime after 2pm Thursdays

See the Knife Sharpening Page for Prices

Or for any questions, gives us a call at the front desk or email receptionist@thegourmandiseschool.com

$0.00

Guest Chef

Santa Monica Place

Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
7506

Fri, Mar 19 2021 @ 2:00 PM
THE BUSINESS OF FOOD
 

This virtual seminar will focus on all the steps needed in order to open a small food business. You will learn the ins and outs of getting permits, working in a commercial kitchen space, incorporating, trademarking and more.  We will give you the tools you'll need to get started and be there to answer questions along the way.

Please bring all your questions and ideas- we will also cover converting recipes into formulas, what to expect in a commercial kitchen space and how to start selling both wholesale and retail. Other topics will include (but are not limited to, so bring your questions):

Cottage Food Industry Act:  The new rules, and what it means for you

Homemade Food Operations Act
Commercial kitchen design
Equipment
Cost of maintenance
Start-up costs
Renting commercial kitchens
Farmer's markets and festivals
Turning recipes into formulas
How to figure out food costs
Finding wholesalers to purchase your ingredients
Packaging and shipping
UPC codes and nutritional labels

Learn more about our alumns and clients on our Business of Food web page here.

This is an online class.  Class Time: 9:00pm - 12:00pm PST

 

CLASSES ARE FOR AGES 16+ UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFIED. 

 

CLASS OUTLINE:  Once registered for class, you’ll receive a Class Outline that includes any relevant instructions for preparation.  Please read thoroughly!  Your Zoom meeting info will be sent separately prior to class. 

11 openings available

$200.00

Pastry Chef Clémence Gossett

Santa Monica Place

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
7570

Sun, Mar 21 2021 @ 10:00 AM
CLASSIC CAKES
 

YELLOW CAKE

CHOCOLATE FROSTING

DEVIL'S FOOD CUPCAKES

This is an online class.  Class Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm PST

 

CLASSES ARE FOR AGES 13+ UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFIED. 

CLASS OUTLINE:  Once registered for class, you’ll receive a Class Outline that includes the ingredients, equipment and other things needed to prepare for class including: Menus; Recipes; Shopping and Equipment Lists; and any relevant instructions for preparation.  Please read thoroughly!  Your Zoom meeting info will be sent separately prior to class. 

17 openings available

$45.00

Pastry Chef Clémence Gossett

Santa Monica Place

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
7571

Sun, Mar 21 2021 @ 2:00 PM
SINFUL CHOCOLATE DESSERTS
 

HAZELNUT TORTE WITH CHOCOLATE GLAZE

CHOCOLATE BUDINO

BROWN SUGAR BROWNIES

This is an online class.  Class Time: 2pm - 4pm PST

 

CLASSES ARE FOR AGES 16+ UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFIED. 

CLASS OUTLINE:  Once registered for class, you’ll receive a Class Outline that includes the ingredients, equipment and other things needed to prepare for class including: Menus; Recipes; Shopping and Equipment Lists; and any relevant instructions for preparation.  Please read thoroughly!  Your Zoom meeting info will be sent separately prior to class. 

19 openings available

$45.00

Pastry Chef Clémence Gossett

Santa Monica Place

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
7471

Thu, Mar 25 2021 @ 11:00 AM
KNIFE SHARPENING DAY
 

Every Thursday is Knife Sharpening Day at The Gourmandise School.  It's so important to keep your knives sharp!  Keeping your knives sharp makes a huge difference in your prep process.  It also is a good way to prevent accidental cuts.  To really know how to handle and care for your knives, sign up for our Knife Skills Technique Class. 

You can drop off your knives by 5pm Wednesdays, and pick them up anytime after 2pm Thursdays

See the Knife Sharpening Page for Prices

Or for any questions, gives us a call at the front desk or email receptionist@thegourmandiseschool.com

$0.00

Guest Chef

Santa Monica Place