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July 2021
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#7819 at 9:30 AM
(Virtual Class) 2 DAY FRENCH PATISSERIE SERIES
Waiting List

#7829 at 10:00 AM
IN PERSON TEEN CAMP: Global Street Food
1 opening available

#7885 at 10:30 AM
IN PERSON TEEN CAMP: Fabulous French Bake Off
6 openings available

#7796 at 11:00 AM
KNIFE SHARPENING DAY

#7830 at 1:30 PM
IN PERSON TEEN CAMP: Cooking Fundamentals
Waiting List

#7820 at 2:00 PM
(Virtual Class) 2 DAY PIE SERIES
Waiting List
2
#7819 at 9:30 AM
(Virtual Class) 2 DAY FRENCH PATISSERIE SERIES
Waiting List

#7829 at 10:00 AM
IN PERSON TEEN CAMP: Global Street Food
1 opening available

#7885 at 10:30 AM
IN PERSON TEEN CAMP: Fabulous French Bake Off
6 openings available

#7830 at 1:30 PM
IN PERSON TEEN CAMP: Cooking Fundamentals
Waiting List

#7820 at 2:00 PM
(Virtual Class) 2 DAY PIE SERIES
Waiting List

#7846 at 6:00 PM
IN PERSON: Gnocchi
9 openings available
3
#7847 at 2:00 PM
IN PERSON: 10th Annual Take & Bake 4th of July Pie!
2 openings available
4
5
#7884 at 10:00 AM
IN PERSON TEEN CAMP: Baking Fundamentals
4 openings available

#7831 at 10:30 AM
IN PERSON TEEN CAMP: Baking Fundamentals
Waiting List

#7832 at 1:30 PM
IN PERSON TEEN CAMP: Vegetarian Cooking
Waiting List

#7856 at 2:00 PM
IN PERSON TEEN CAMP: Fabulous French Bake Off
Waiting List
6
#7884 at 10:00 AM
IN PERSON TEEN CAMP: Baking Fundamentals
4 openings available

#7831 at 10:30 AM
IN PERSON TEEN CAMP: Baking Fundamentals
Waiting List

#7832 at 1:30 PM
IN PERSON TEEN CAMP: Vegetarian Cooking
Waiting List

#7856 at 2:00 PM
IN PERSON TEEN CAMP: Fabulous French Bake Off
Waiting List
7
#7884 at 10:00 AM
IN PERSON TEEN CAMP: Baking Fundamentals
4 openings available

#7831 at 10:30 AM
IN PERSON TEEN CAMP: Baking Fundamentals
Waiting List

#7832 at 1:30 PM
IN PERSON TEEN CAMP: Vegetarian Cooking
Waiting List

#7856 at 2:00 PM
IN PERSON TEEN CAMP: Fabulous French Bake Off
Waiting List

#7858 at 6:00 PM
IN PERSON: Cooking 101
Waiting List
8
#7884 at 10:00 AM
IN PERSON TEEN CAMP: Baking Fundamentals
4 openings available

#7831 at 10:30 AM
IN PERSON TEEN CAMP: Baking Fundamentals
Waiting List

#7797 at 11:00 AM
KNIFE SHARPENING DAY

#7832 at 1:30 PM
IN PERSON TEEN CAMP: Vegetarian Cooking
Waiting List

#7856 at 2:00 PM
IN PERSON TEEN CAMP: Fabulous French Bake Off
Waiting List
9
#7884 at 10:00 AM
IN PERSON TEEN CAMP: Baking Fundamentals
4 openings available

#7831 at 10:30 AM
IN PERSON TEEN CAMP: Baking Fundamentals
Waiting List

#7832 at 1:30 PM
IN PERSON TEEN CAMP: Vegetarian Cooking
Waiting List

#7856 at 2:00 PM
IN PERSON TEEN CAMP: Fabulous French Bake Off
Waiting List

#7848 at 6:00 PM
IN PERSON DATE NIGHT: Pan Pizza
3 openings available
10
#7887 at 2:00 PM
IN PERSON: Doughnuts
6 openings available

#7849 at 6:00 PM
IN PERSON: Chinese Takeout
8 openings available
11
#7888 at 2:00 PM
IN PERSON: Bread 101
8 openings available

#7889 at 6:00 PM
IN PERSON SUNDAY SUPPER: Braised Fish
12 openings available
12
#7834 at 10:00 AM
IN PERSON TEEN CAMP: Cooking Fundamentals
1 opening available

#7833 at 1:30 PM
IN PERSON TEEN CAMP: Global Street Food
Waiting List

#7857 at 2:00 PM
IN PERSON TEEN CAMP: Baking Fundamentals
Waiting List
13
#7834 at 10:00 AM
IN PERSON TEEN CAMP: Cooking Fundamentals
1 opening available

#7833 at 1:30 PM
IN PERSON TEEN CAMP: Global Street Food
Waiting List

#7857 at 2:00 PM
IN PERSON TEEN CAMP: Baking Fundamentals
Waiting List
14
#7834 at 10:00 AM
IN PERSON TEEN CAMP: Cooking Fundamentals
1 opening available

#7833 at 1:30 PM
IN PERSON TEEN CAMP: Global Street Food
Waiting List

#7857 at 2:00 PM
IN PERSON TEEN CAMP: Baking Fundamentals
Waiting List

#7858 at 6:00 PM
IN PERSON: Cooking 101
Waiting List
15
#7834 at 10:00 AM
IN PERSON TEEN CAMP: Cooking Fundamentals
1 opening available

#7798 at 11:00 AM
KNIFE SHARPENING DAY

#7833 at 1:30 PM
IN PERSON TEEN CAMP: Global Street Food
Waiting List

#7857 at 2:00 PM
IN PERSON TEEN CAMP: Baking Fundamentals
Waiting List

#7877 at 6:00 PM
(Virtual Class) DINNER IN AN HOUR: Fish en Papillote
Waiting List
16
#7834 at 10:00 AM
IN PERSON TEEN CAMP: Cooking Fundamentals
1 opening available

#7833 at 1:30 PM
IN PERSON TEEN CAMP: Global Street Food
Waiting List

#7857 at 2:00 PM
IN PERSON TEEN CAMP: Baking Fundamentals
Waiting List

#7859 at 6:00 PM
IN PERSON: Thai Favorites
4 openings available
17
#7865 at 10:00 AM
IN PERSON: Cream Puffs
7 openings available

#7886 at 2:00 PM
IN PERSON TECHNIQUE: Knife Skills
12 openings available
18
19
#7835 at 10:00 AM
IN PERSON TEEN CAMP: Vegetarian Cooking
1 opening available
20
#7835 at 10:00 AM
IN PERSON TEEN CAMP: Vegetarian Cooking
1 opening available
21
#7835 at 10:00 AM
IN PERSON TEEN CAMP: Vegetarian Cooking
1 opening available

#7858 at 6:00 PM
IN PERSON: Cooking 101
Waiting List
22
#7835 at 10:00 AM
IN PERSON TEEN CAMP: Vegetarian Cooking
1 opening available

#7799 at 11:00 AM
KNIFE SHARPENING DAY
23
#7835 at 10:00 AM
IN PERSON TEEN CAMP: Vegetarian Cooking
1 opening available

#7860 at 6:00 PM
IN PERSON: Greek Dinner
10 openings available
24
#7867 at 6:00 PM
IN PERSON DATE NIGHT: Fresh Pasta
4 openings available
25
26
#7836 at 10:00 AM
IN PERSON TEEN CAMP: Global Street Food
Waiting List
27
#7836 at 10:00 AM
IN PERSON TEEN CAMP: Global Street Food
Waiting List
28
#7836 at 10:00 AM
IN PERSON TEEN CAMP: Global Street Food
Waiting List

#7858 at 6:00 PM
IN PERSON: Cooking 101
Waiting List
29
#7836 at 10:00 AM
IN PERSON TEEN CAMP: Global Street Food
Waiting List

#7800 at 11:00 AM
KNIFE SHARPENING DAY
30
#7836 at 10:00 AM
IN PERSON TEEN CAMP: Global Street Food
Waiting List

#7890 at 2:00 PM
IN PERSON: Challah
8 openings available

#7879 at 6:00 PM
IN PERSON DATE NIGHT: Chinese Dumplings
3 openings available
31
#7891 at 10:00 AM
IN PERSON PARENT & CHILD: Pancake Breakfast
6 openings available

#7878 at 6:00 PM
IN PERSON: Sushi 101
8 openings available
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
7819

Thu, Jul 1 2021 @ 9:30 AM
(Virtual Class) 2 DAY FRENCH PATISSERIE SERIES
 

MARJOLAINE

PARIS-BREST

TARTE TROPEZIENNE

 

This is an online class.  Class Time: 9:30am - 1pm PST

CLASSES ARE FOR AGES 16+ UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFIED. 

This two-day class will meet for 4 hours each day and be limited to 14 participants. 

 

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. 

Waiting List

$125.00

Pastry Chef Clémence Gossett

Santa Monica Place

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
7829

Thu, Jul 1 2021 @ 10:00 AM
IN PERSON 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 10am - 12:30pm
AGES 12-16 years old

All students will be working at individual stations and be required to wear masks through the duration of class except when actively eating or drinking. Students will be asked to wash their hands at the beginning and throughout class. There will also be sanitation stations located in the classroom and students will be encouraged to use these as often as necessary.  If in person classes are cancelled due to government regulations relating to COVID-19, you will receive a credit in your account for the amount you paid that will be valid for any in person or virtual class. Class size is limited to 8 students. 

1 opening available

$625.00

Chef John Pitblado

Santa Monica Place

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
7885

Thu, Jul 1 2021 @ 10:30 AM
IN PERSON TEEN CAMP: Fabulous French Bake Off
 

Bienvenue En France! Join Pastry Chef Clemence Gossett for five days of French baking! You'll learn classic French pastries each day, and focus on perfecting your technique, just like a French pastry chef. 

DAY 1 - CREPES

Crepe Batter, Buckwheat Crepes, Spinach & Egg Crepes

 

DAY 2 – SOUFFLES

Chocolate Soufflé,

 

DAY 3 – COOKIES & BROWNIES

Our Famous Chocolate Chip Cookies, Brown Sugar Brownies

 

DAY 4 – GALETTES

Rough Puff Pastry, Seasonal Fruit Filling

 

DAY 5 – ECLAIRS

Pate A Choux (Cream Puff Dough), Pastry Cream, Chocolate Glaze

 

 
THIS IS A 2.5 HOUR CLASS, FROM 10:30am - 1:00pm
AGES 12-16 years old

All students be required to wear masks through the duration of class except when actively eating or drinking. Students will be asked to wash their hands at the beginning and throughout class. There will also be sanitation stations located in the classroom and students will be encouraged to use these as often as necessary.  If in person classes are cancelled due to government regulations relating to COVID-19, you will receive a credit in your account for the amount you paid that will be valid for any in person or virtual class. Class size is limited to 8 students. 

6 openings available

$625.00

Pastry Chef Clémence Gossett

Santa Monica Place

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
7796

Thu, Jul 1 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

Drop off and pick up at our retail shop on the first floor!

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
7830

Thu, Jul 1 2021 @ 1:30 PM
IN PERSON 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. 

DAY 1 - KNIFE SKILLS

Vegetable Stock, Tuscan Vegetable Soup, Greek Orzo Salad

 

DAY 2 – GRAINS

Lemon Herb Risotto, Mediterranean Grain Bowl with Sumac & Lemon

 

DAY 3 – POULTRY

How to Break Down a Whole Chicken, Moroccan Braised Chicken, Orange Scented Couscous

 

DAY 4 – FISH

Homemade Tortillas, Fish Tacos, Pico De Gallo, Cilantro Sauce

 

DAY 5 – BEEF

Homemade Burger Buns, Burger Patties, Oven Fries

 

 
THIS IS A 2.5 HOUR CLASS, FROM 1:30pm - 4:00pm
AGES 12-16 years old

All students will be working at individual stations and be required to wear masks through the duration of class except when actively eating or drinking. Students will be asked to wash their hands at the beginning and throughout class. There will also be sanitation stations located in the classroom and students will be encouraged to use these as often as necessary.  If in person classes are cancelled due to government regulations relating to COVID-19, you will receive a credit in your account for the amount you paid that will be valid for any in person or virtual class. Class size is limited to 8 students. 

Waiting List

$625.00

Chef John Pitblado

Santa Monica Place

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
7820

Thu, Jul 1 2021 @ 2:00 PM
(Virtual Class) 2 DAY PIE SERIES
 

ALL BUTTER SUPER-FLAKY PIE DOUGH

CLASSIC BLUEBERRY OR CHERRY PIE

HAND PIES WITH GLAZE

LATTICE AND DOUBLE-CRUST PIES

 

This is an online class.  Class Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pm PST

CLASSES ARE FOR AGES 16+ UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFIED. 

This two-day class will meet for 2 hours each day and be limited to 14 participants. 

 

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. 

Waiting List

$125.00

Pastry Chef Clémence Gossett

Santa Monica Place

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
7819

Fri, Jul 2 2021 @ 9:30 AM
(Virtual Class) 2 DAY FRENCH PATISSERIE SERIES
 

MARJOLAINE

PARIS-BREST

TARTE TROPEZIENNE

 

This is an online class.  Class Time: 9:30am - 1pm PST

CLASSES ARE FOR AGES 16+ UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFIED. 

This two-day class will meet for 4 hours each day and be limited to 14 participants. 

 

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. 

Waiting List

$125.00

Pastry Chef Clémence Gossett

Santa Monica Place

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
7829

Fri, Jul 2 2021 @ 10:00 AM
IN PERSON 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 10am - 12:30pm
AGES 12-16 years old

All students will be working at individual stations and be required to wear masks through the duration of class except when actively eating or drinking. Students will be asked to wash their hands at the beginning and throughout class. There will also be sanitation stations located in the classroom and students will be encouraged to use these as often as necessary.  If in person classes are cancelled due to government regulations relating to COVID-19, you will receive a credit in your account for the amount you paid that will be valid for any in person or virtual class. Class size is limited to 8 students. 

1 opening available

$625.00

Chef John Pitblado

Santa Monica Place

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
7885

Fri, Jul 2 2021 @ 10:30 AM
IN PERSON TEEN CAMP: Fabulous French Bake Off
 

Bienvenue En France! Join Pastry Chef Clemence Gossett for five days of French baking! You'll learn classic French pastries each day, and focus on perfecting your technique, just like a French pastry chef. 

DAY 1 - CREPES

Crepe Batter, Buckwheat Crepes, Spinach & Egg Crepes

 

DAY 2 – SOUFFLES

Chocolate Soufflé,

 

DAY 3 – COOKIES & BROWNIES

Our Famous Chocolate Chip Cookies, Brown Sugar Brownies

 

DAY 4 – GALETTES

Rough Puff Pastry, Seasonal Fruit Filling

 

DAY 5 – ECLAIRS

Pate A Choux (Cream Puff Dough), Pastry Cream, Chocolate Glaze

 

 
THIS IS A 2.5 HOUR CLASS, FROM 10:30am - 1:00pm
AGES 12-16 years old

All students be required to wear masks through the duration of class except when actively eating or drinking. Students will be asked to wash their hands at the beginning and throughout class. There will also be sanitation stations located in the classroom and students will be encouraged to use these as often as necessary.  If in person classes are cancelled due to government regulations relating to COVID-19, you will receive a credit in your account for the amount you paid that will be valid for any in person or virtual class. Class size is limited to 8 students. 

6 openings available

$625.00

Pastry Chef Clémence Gossett

Santa Monica Place

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
7830

Fri, Jul 2 2021 @ 1:30 PM
IN PERSON 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. 

DAY 1 - KNIFE SKILLS

Vegetable Stock, Tuscan Vegetable Soup, Greek Orzo Salad

 

DAY 2 – GRAINS

Lemon Herb Risotto, Mediterranean Grain Bowl with Sumac & Lemon

 

DAY 3 – POULTRY

How to Break Down a Whole Chicken, Moroccan Braised Chicken, Orange Scented Couscous

 

DAY 4 – FISH

Homemade Tortillas, Fish Tacos, Pico De Gallo, Cilantro Sauce

 

DAY 5 – BEEF

Homemade Burger Buns, Burger Patties, Oven Fries

 

 
THIS IS A 2.5 HOUR CLASS, FROM 1:30pm - 4:00pm
AGES 12-16 years old

All students will be working at individual stations and be required to wear masks through the duration of class except when actively eating or drinking. Students will be asked to wash their hands at the beginning and throughout class. There will also be sanitation stations located in the classroom and students will be encouraged to use these as often as necessary.  If in person classes are cancelled due to government regulations relating to COVID-19, you will receive a credit in your account for the amount you paid that will be valid for any in person or virtual class. Class size is limited to 8 students. 

Waiting List

$625.00

Chef John Pitblado

Santa Monica Place

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
7820

Fri, Jul 2 2021 @ 2:00 PM
(Virtual Class) 2 DAY PIE SERIES
 

ALL BUTTER SUPER-FLAKY PIE DOUGH

CLASSIC BLUEBERRY OR CHERRY PIE

HAND PIES WITH GLAZE

LATTICE AND DOUBLE-CRUST PIES

 

This is an online class.  Class Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pm PST

CLASSES ARE FOR AGES 16+ UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFIED. 

This two-day class will meet for 2 hours each day and be limited to 14 participants. 

 

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. 

Waiting List

$125.00

Pastry Chef Clémence Gossett

Santa Monica Place

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
7846

Fri, Jul 2 2021 @ 6:00 PM
IN PERSON: Gnocchi
 

FRESH GNOCCHI

PESTO

SALAD W/ DILL VINAIGRETTE

OLIVE OIL CAKE

Class Time: 6:00pm - 8:30pm PST

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

All students will be working at individual stations and be required to wear masks through the duration of class except when actively eating or drinking. Students will be asked to wash their hands at the beginning and throughout class. There will also be sanitation stations located in the classroom and students will be encouraged to use these as often as necessary.  If in person classes are cancelled due to government regulations relating to COVID-19, you will receive a credit in your account for the amount you paid that will be valid for any in person or virtual class. Class size is limited to 12 students. 

9 openings available

$105.00

Chef May Hennemann

Santa Monica Place

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
7847

Sat, Jul 3 2021 @ 2:00 PM
IN PERSON: 10th Annual Take & Bake 4th of July Pie!
 

ALL BUTTER PIE CRUST

DOUBLE CRUST BLUEBERRY PIE

Class Time: 2:00pm - 5:30pm PST

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

All students will be working at individual stations and be required to wear masks through the duration of class except when actively eating or drinking. Students will be asked to wash their hands at the beginning and throughout class. There will also be sanitation stations located in the classroom and students will be encouraged to use these as often as necessary.  If in person classes are cancelled due to government regulations relating to COVID-19, you will receive a credit in your account for the amount you paid that will be valid for any in person or virtual class. Class size is limited to 8 students. 

2 openings available

$125.00

Pastry Chef Clémence Gossett

Santa Monica Place

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
7884

Mon, Jul 5 2021 @ 10:00 AM
IN PERSON TEEN CAMP: Baking Fundamentals
 

Do you dream of owning a bakery or perfecting pastries each day? Join Pastry Chef Clemence Gossett for five days of breaking down baking! You'll whisk, fold, and learn essential techniques used for baking a variety of treats. 

DAY 1 - BREAKFAST PASTRIES

Whole Grain Muffins w/ Crumble Topping, Strawberry Scones w/ Lemon Glaze

 

DAY 2 – CREAM PUFFS

Pate A Choux (Cream Puff Dough), Vanilla Pastry Cream

 

DAY 3 – COOKIES & BROWNIES

Our Famous Chocolate Chip Cookies, Brown Sugar Brownies

 

DAY 4 – PIES

Pie Crust 101, Blueberry Pie Filling

 

DAY 5 – FRENCH MACARONS

Macarons, Milk Chocolate Ganache

 

THIS IS A 2.5 HOUR CLASS, FROM 10:00am - 12:30pm
AGES 12-16 years old

All students will be required to wear masks through the duration of class except when actively eating or drinking. Students will be asked to wash their hands at the beginning and throughout class. There will also be sanitation stations located in the classroom and students will be encouraged to use these as often as necessary.  If in person classes are cancelled due to government regulations relating to COVID-19, you will receive a credit in your account for the amount you paid that will be valid for any in person or virtual class. Class size is limited to 8 students. 

4 openings available

$625.00

Chef John Pitblado

Santa Monica Place

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
7831

Mon, Jul 5 2021 @ 10:30 AM
IN PERSON TEEN CAMP: Baking Fundamentals
 

Do you dream of owning a bakery or perfecting pastries each day? Join Pastry Chef Clemence Gossett for five days of breaking down baking! You'll whisk, fold, and learn essential techniques used for baking a variety of treats. 

DAY 1 - BREAKFAST PASTRIES

Whole Grain Muffins w/ Crumble Topping, Strawberry Scones w/ Lemon Glaze

 

DAY 2 – CREAM PUFFS

Pate A Choux (Cream Puff Dough), Vanilla Pastry Cream

 

DAY 3 – COOKIES & BROWNIES

Our Famous Chocolate Chip Cookies, Brown Sugar Brownies

 

DAY 4 – PIES

Pie Crust 101, Blueberry Pie Filling

 

DAY 5 – FRENCH MACARONS

Macarons, Milk Chocolate Ganache

 

THIS IS A 2.5 HOUR CLASS, FROM 10:30am - 1:00pm
AGES 12-16 years old

All students will be working at individual stations and be required to wear masks through the duration of class except when actively eating or drinking. Students will be asked to wash their hands at the beginning and throughout class. There will also be sanitation stations located in the classroom and students will be encouraged to use these as often as necessary.  If in person classes are cancelled due to government regulations relating to COVID-19, you will receive a credit in your account for the amount you paid that will be valid for any in person or virtual class. Class size is limited to 8 students. 

Waiting List

$625.00

Pastry Chef Clémence Gossett

Santa Monica Place

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
7832

Mon, Jul 5 2021 @ 1:30 PM
IN PERSON 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, Green Mole

 

DAY 5 – ITALY

Stuffed Eggplant Parmesan, Roasted Cauliflower w/ Brown Butter Capers & Lemon

 

 
THIS IS A 2.5 HOUR CLASS, FROM 1:30pm - 4:00pm
AGES 12-16 years old

All students will be working at individual stations and be required to wear masks through the duration of class except when actively eating or drinking. Students will be asked to wash their hands at the beginning and throughout class. There will also be sanitation stations located in the classroom and students will be encouraged to use these as often as necessary.  If in person classes are cancelled due to government regulations relating to COVID-19, you will receive a credit in your account for the amount you paid that will be valid for any in person or virtual class. Class size is limited to 8 students. 

Waiting List

$625.00

Chef John Pitblado

Santa Monica Place

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
7856

Mon, Jul 5 2021 @ 2:00 PM
IN PERSON TEEN CAMP: Fabulous French Bake Off
 

Bienvenue En France! Join Pastry Chef Clemence Gossett for five days of French baking! You'll learn classic French pastries each day, and focus on perfecting your technique, just like a French pastry chef. 

DAY 1 - CREPES

Crepe Batter, Buckwheat Crepes, Spinach & Egg Crepes

 

DAY 2 – SOUFFLES

Chocolate Soufflé,

 

DAY 3 – COOKIES & BROWNIES

Our Famous Chocolate Chip Cookies, Brown Sugar Brownies

 

DAY 4 – GALETTES

Rough Puff Pastry, Seasonal Fruit Filling

 

DAY 5 – ECLAIRS

Pate A Choux (Cream Puff Dough), Pastry Cream, Chocolate Glaze

 

 
THIS IS A 2.5 HOUR CLASS, FROM 2pm - 4:30pm
AGES 12-16 years old

All students will be working at individual stations and be required to wear masks through the duration of class except when actively eating or drinking. Students will be asked to wash their hands at the beginning and throughout class. There will also be sanitation stations located in the classroom and students will be encouraged to use these as often as necessary.  If in person classes are cancelled due to government regulations relating to COVID-19, you will receive a credit in your account for the amount you paid that will be valid for any in person or virtual class. Class size is limited to 8 students. 

Waiting List

$625.00

Pastry Chef Clémence Gossett

Santa Monica Place

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
7884

Tue, Jul 6 2021 @ 10:00 AM
IN PERSON TEEN CAMP: Baking Fundamentals
 

Do you dream of owning a bakery or perfecting pastries each day? Join Pastry Chef Clemence Gossett for five days of breaking down baking! You'll whisk, fold, and learn essential techniques used for baking a variety of treats. 

DAY 1 - BREAKFAST PASTRIES

Whole Grain Muffins w/ Crumble Topping, Strawberry Scones w/ Lemon Glaze

 

DAY 2 – CREAM PUFFS

Pate A Choux (Cream Puff Dough), Vanilla Pastry Cream

 

DAY 3 – COOKIES & BROWNIES

Our Famous Chocolate Chip Cookies, Brown Sugar Brownies

 

DAY 4 – PIES

Pie Crust 101, Blueberry Pie Filling

 

DAY 5 – FRENCH MACARONS

Macarons, Milk Chocolate Ganache

 

THIS IS A 2.5 HOUR CLASS, FROM 10:00am - 12:30pm
AGES 12-16 years old

All students will be required to wear masks through the duration of class except when actively eating or drinking. Students will be asked to wash their hands at the beginning and throughout class. There will also be sanitation stations located in the classroom and students will be encouraged to use these as often as necessary.  If in person classes are cancelled due to government regulations relating to COVID-19, you will receive a credit in your account for the amount you paid that will be valid for any in person or virtual class. Class size is limited to 8 students. 

4 openings available

$625.00

Chef John Pitblado

Santa Monica Place

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
7831

Tue, Jul 6 2021 @ 10:30 AM
IN PERSON TEEN CAMP: Baking Fundamentals
 

Do you dream of owning a bakery or perfecting pastries each day? Join Pastry Chef Clemence Gossett for five days of breaking down baking! You'll whisk, fold, and learn essential techniques used for baking a variety of treats. 

DAY 1 - BREAKFAST PASTRIES

Whole Grain Muffins w/ Crumble Topping, Strawberry Scones w/ Lemon Glaze

 

DAY 2 – CREAM PUFFS

Pate A Choux (Cream Puff Dough), Vanilla Pastry Cream

 

DAY 3 – COOKIES & BROWNIES

Our Famous Chocolate Chip Cookies, Brown Sugar Brownies

 

DAY 4 – PIES

Pie Crust 101, Blueberry Pie Filling

 

DAY 5 – FRENCH MACARONS

Macarons, Milk Chocolate Ganache

 

THIS IS A 2.5 HOUR CLASS, FROM 10:30am - 1:00pm
AGES 12-16 years old

All students will be working at individual stations and be required to wear masks through the duration of class except when actively eating or drinking. Students will be asked to wash their hands at the beginning and throughout class. There will also be sanitation stations located in the classroom and students will be encouraged to use these as often as necessary.  If in person classes are cancelled due to government regulations relating to COVID-19, you will receive a credit in your account for the amount you paid that will be valid for any in person or virtual class. Class size is limited to 8 students. 

Waiting List

$625.00

Pastry Chef Clémence Gossett

Santa Monica Place

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
7832

Tue, Jul 6 2021 @ 1:30 PM
IN PERSON 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, Green Mole

 

DAY 5 – ITALY

Stuffed Eggplant Parmesan, Roasted Cauliflower w/ Brown Butter Capers & Lemon

 

 
THIS IS A 2.5 HOUR CLASS, FROM 1:30pm - 4:00pm
AGES 12-16 years old

All students will be working at individual stations and be required to wear masks through the duration of class except when actively eating or drinking. Students will be asked to wash their hands at the beginning and throughout class. There will also be sanitation stations located in the classroom and students will be encouraged to use these as often as necessary.  If in person classes are cancelled due to government regulations relating to COVID-19, you will receive a credit in your account for the amount you paid that will be valid for any in person or virtual class. Class size is limited to 8 students. 

Waiting List

$625.00

Chef John Pitblado

Santa Monica Place

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
7856

Tue, Jul 6 2021 @ 2:00 PM
IN PERSON TEEN CAMP: Fabulous French Bake Off
 

Bienvenue En France! Join Pastry Chef Clemence Gossett for five days of French baking! You'll learn classic French pastries each day, and focus on perfecting your technique, just like a French pastry chef. 

DAY 1 - CREPES

Crepe Batter, Buckwheat Crepes, Spinach & Egg Crepes

 

DAY 2 – SOUFFLES

Chocolate Soufflé,

 

DAY 3 – COOKIES & BROWNIES

Our Famous Chocolate Chip Cookies, Brown Sugar Brownies

 

DAY 4 – GALETTES

Rough Puff Pastry, Seasonal Fruit Filling

 

DAY 5 – ECLAIRS

Pate A Choux (Cream Puff Dough), Pastry Cream, Chocolate Glaze

 

 
THIS IS A 2.5 HOUR CLASS, FROM 2pm - 4:30pm
AGES 12-16 years old

All students will be working at individual stations and be required to wear masks through the duration of class except when actively eating or drinking. Students will be asked to wash their hands at the beginning and throughout class. There will also be sanitation stations located in the classroom and students will be encouraged to use these as often as necessary.  If in person classes are cancelled due to government regulations relating to COVID-19, you will receive a credit in your account for the amount you paid that will be valid for any in person or virtual class. Class size is limited to 8 students. 

Waiting List

$625.00

Pastry Chef Clémence Gossett

Santa Monica Place

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
7884

Wed, Jul 7 2021 @ 10:00 AM
IN PERSON TEEN CAMP: Baking Fundamentals
 

Do you dream of owning a bakery or perfecting pastries each day? Join Pastry Chef Clemence Gossett for five days of breaking down baking! You'll whisk, fold, and learn essential techniques used for baking a variety of treats. 

DAY 1 - BREAKFAST PASTRIES

Whole Grain Muffins w/ Crumble Topping, Strawberry Scones w/ Lemon Glaze

 

DAY 2 – CREAM PUFFS

Pate A Choux (Cream Puff Dough), Vanilla Pastry Cream

 

DAY 3 – COOKIES & BROWNIES

Our Famous Chocolate Chip Cookies, Brown Sugar Brownies

 

DAY 4 – PIES

Pie Crust 101, Blueberry Pie Filling

 

DAY 5 – FRENCH MACARONS

Macarons, Milk Chocolate Ganache

 

THIS IS A 2.5 HOUR CLASS, FROM 10:00am - 12:30pm
AGES 12-16 years old

All students will be required to wear masks through the duration of class except when actively eating or drinking. Students will be asked to wash their hands at the beginning and throughout class. There will also be sanitation stations located in the classroom and students will be encouraged to use these as often as necessary.  If in person classes are cancelled due to government regulations relating to COVID-19, you will receive a credit in your account for the amount you paid that will be valid for any in person or virtual class. Class size is limited to 8 students. 

4 openings available

$625.00

Chef John Pitblado

Santa Monica Place

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
7831

Wed, Jul 7 2021 @ 10:30 AM
IN PERSON TEEN CAMP: Baking Fundamentals
 

Do you dream of owning a bakery or perfecting pastries each day? Join Pastry Chef Clemence Gossett for five days of breaking down baking! You'll whisk, fold, and learn essential techniques used for baking a variety of treats. 

DAY 1 - BREAKFAST PASTRIES

Whole Grain Muffins w/ Crumble Topping, Strawberry Scones w/ Lemon Glaze

 

DAY 2 – CREAM PUFFS

Pate A Choux (Cream Puff Dough), Vanilla Pastry Cream

 

DAY 3 – COOKIES & BROWNIES

Our Famous Chocolate Chip Cookies, Brown Sugar Brownies

 

DAY 4 – PIES

Pie Crust 101, Blueberry Pie Filling

 

DAY 5 – FRENCH MACARONS

Macarons, Milk Chocolate Ganache

 

THIS IS A 2.5 HOUR CLASS, FROM 10:30am - 1:00pm
AGES 12-16 years old

All students will be working at individual stations and be required to wear masks through the duration of class except when actively eating or drinking. Students will be asked to wash their hands at the beginning and throughout class. There will also be sanitation stations located in the classroom and students will be encouraged to use these as often as necessary.  If in person classes are cancelled due to government regulations relating to COVID-19, you will receive a credit in your account for the amount you paid that will be valid for any in person or virtual class. Class size is limited to 8 students. 

Waiting List

$625.00

Pastry Chef Clémence Gossett

Santa Monica Place

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
7832

Wed, Jul 7 2021 @ 1:30 PM
IN PERSON 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, Green Mole

 

DAY 5 – ITALY

Stuffed Eggplant Parmesan, Roasted Cauliflower w/ Brown Butter Capers & Lemon

 

 
THIS IS A 2.5 HOUR CLASS, FROM 1:30pm - 4:00pm
AGES 12-16 years old

All students will be working at individual stations and be required to wear masks through the duration of class except when actively eating or drinking. Students will be asked to wash their hands at the beginning and throughout class. There will also be sanitation stations located in the classroom and students will be encouraged to use these as often as necessary.  If in person classes are cancelled due to government regulations relating to COVID-19, you will receive a credit in your account for the amount you paid that will be valid for any in person or virtual class. Class size is limited to 8 students. 

Waiting List

$625.00

Chef John Pitblado

Santa Monica Place

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
7856

Wed, Jul 7 2021 @ 2:00 PM
IN PERSON TEEN CAMP: Fabulous French Bake Off
 

Bienvenue En France! Join Pastry Chef Clemence Gossett for five days of French baking! You'll learn classic French pastries each day, and focus on perfecting your technique, just like a French pastry chef. 

DAY 1 - CREPES

Crepe Batter, Buckwheat Crepes, Spinach & Egg Crepes

 

DAY 2 – SOUFFLES

Chocolate Soufflé,

 

DAY 3 – COOKIES & BROWNIES

Our Famous Chocolate Chip Cookies, Brown Sugar Brownies

 

DAY 4 – GALETTES

Rough Puff Pastry, Seasonal Fruit Filling

 

DAY 5 – ECLAIRS

Pate A Choux (Cream Puff Dough), Pastry Cream, Chocolate Glaze

 

 
THIS IS A 2.5 HOUR CLASS, FROM 2pm - 4:30pm
AGES 12-16 years old

All students will be working at individual stations and be required to wear masks through the duration of class except when actively eating or drinking. Students will be asked to wash their hands at the beginning and throughout class. There will also be sanitation stations located in the classroom and students will be encouraged to use these as often as necessary.  If in person classes are cancelled due to government regulations relating to COVID-19, you will receive a credit in your account for the amount you paid that will be valid for any in person or virtual class. Class size is limited to 8 students. 

Waiting List

$625.00

Pastry Chef Clémence Gossett

Santa Monica Place

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
7858

Wed, Jul 7 2021 @ 6:00 PM
IN PERSON: Cooking 101
 

Our most popular series is back in person! 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 6:00pm - 8:30pm
AGES 16+

 


All students will be working at individual stations and be required to wear masks through the duration of class except when actively eating or drinking. Students will be asked to wash their hands at the beginning and throughout class. There will also be sanitation stations located in the classroom and students will be encouraged to use these as often as necessary.  If in person classes are cancelled due to government regulations relating to COVID-19, you will receive a credit in your account for the amount you paid that will be valid for any in person or virtual class. Class size is limited to 8 students. 

Waiting List

$625.00

Chef May Hennemann

Santa Monica Place

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
7884

Thu, Jul 8 2021 @ 10:00 AM
IN PERSON TEEN CAMP: Baking Fundamentals
 

Do you dream of owning a bakery or perfecting pastries each day? Join Pastry Chef Clemence Gossett for five days of breaking down baking! You'll whisk, fold, and learn essential techniques used for baking a variety of treats. 

DAY 1 - BREAKFAST PASTRIES

Whole Grain Muffins w/ Crumble Topping, Strawberry Scones w/ Lemon Glaze

 

DAY 2 – CREAM PUFFS

Pate A Choux (Cream Puff Dough), Vanilla Pastry Cream

 

DAY 3 – COOKIES & BROWNIES

Our Famous Chocolate Chip Cookies, Brown Sugar Brownies

 

DAY 4 – PIES

Pie Crust 101, Blueberry Pie Filling

 

DAY 5 – FRENCH MACARONS

Macarons, Milk Chocolate Ganache

 

THIS IS A 2.5 HOUR CLASS, FROM 10:00am - 12:30pm
AGES 12-16 years old

All students will be required to wear masks through the duration of class except when actively eating or drinking. Students will be asked to wash their hands at the beginning and throughout class. There will also be sanitation stations located in the classroom and students will be encouraged to use these as often as necessary.  If in person classes are cancelled due to government regulations relating to COVID-19, you will receive a credit in your account for the amount you paid that will be valid for any in person or virtual class. Class size is limited to 8 students. 

4 openings available

$625.00

Chef John Pitblado

Santa Monica Place

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
7831

Thu, Jul 8 2021 @ 10:30 AM
IN PERSON TEEN CAMP: Baking Fundamentals
 

Do you dream of owning a bakery or perfecting pastries each day? Join Pastry Chef Clemence Gossett for five days of breaking down baking! You'll whisk, fold, and learn essential techniques used for baking a variety of treats. 

DAY 1 - BREAKFAST PASTRIES

Whole Grain Muffins w/ Crumble Topping, Strawberry Scones w/ Lemon Glaze

 

DAY 2 – CREAM PUFFS

Pate A Choux (Cream Puff Dough), Vanilla Pastry Cream

 

DAY 3 – COOKIES & BROWNIES

Our Famous Chocolate Chip Cookies, Brown Sugar Brownies

 

DAY 4 – PIES

Pie Crust 101, Blueberry Pie Filling

 

DAY 5 – FRENCH MACARONS

Macarons, Milk Chocolate Ganache

 

THIS IS A 2.5 HOUR CLASS, FROM 10:30am - 1:00pm
AGES 12-16 years old

All students will be working at individual stations and be required to wear masks through the duration of class except when actively eating or drinking. Students will be asked to wash their hands at the beginning and throughout class. There will also be sanitation stations located in the classroom and students will be encouraged to use these as often as necessary.  If in person classes are cancelled due to government regulations relating to COVID-19, you will receive a credit in your account for the amount you paid that will be valid for any in person or virtual class. Class size is limited to 8 students. 

Waiting List

$625.00

Pastry Chef Clémence Gossett

Santa Monica Place

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
7797

Thu, Jul 8 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

Drop off and pick up at our retail shop on the first floor!

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
7832

Thu, Jul 8 2021 @ 1:30 PM
IN PERSON 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, Green Mole

 

DAY 5 – ITALY

Stuffed Eggplant Parmesan, Roasted Cauliflower w/ Brown Butter Capers & Lemon

 

 
THIS IS A 2.5 HOUR CLASS, FROM 1:30pm - 4:00pm
AGES 12-16 years old

All students will be working at individual stations and be required to wear masks through the duration of class except when actively eating or drinking. Students will be asked to wash their hands at the beginning and throughout class. There will also be sanitation stations located in the classroom and students will be encouraged to use these as often as necessary.  If in person classes are cancelled due to government regulations relating to COVID-19, you will receive a credit in your account for the amount you paid that will be valid for any in person or virtual class. Class size is limited to 8 students. 

Waiting List

$625.00

Chef John Pitblado

Santa Monica Place

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
7856

Thu, Jul 8 2021 @ 2:00 PM
IN PERSON TEEN CAMP: Fabulous French Bake Off
 

Bienvenue En France! Join Pastry Chef Clemence Gossett for five days of French baking! You'll learn classic French pastries each day, and focus on perfecting your technique, just like a French pastry chef. 

DAY 1 - CREPES

Crepe Batter, Buckwheat Crepes, Spinach & Egg Crepes

 

DAY 2 – SOUFFLES

Chocolate Soufflé,

 

DAY 3 – COOKIES & BROWNIES

Our Famous Chocolate Chip Cookies, Brown Sugar Brownies

 

DAY 4 – GALETTES

Rough Puff Pastry, Seasonal Fruit Filling

 

DAY 5 – ECLAIRS

Pate A Choux (Cream Puff Dough), Pastry Cream, Chocolate Glaze

 

 
THIS IS A 2.5 HOUR CLASS, FROM 2pm - 4:30pm
AGES 12-16 years old

All students will be working at individual stations and be required to wear masks through the duration of class except when actively eating or drinking. Students will be asked to wash their hands at the beginning and throughout class. There will also be sanitation stations located in the classroom and students will be encouraged to use these as often as necessary.  If in person classes are cancelled due to government regulations relating to COVID-19, you will receive a credit in your account for the amount you paid that will be valid for any in person or virtual class. Class size is limited to 8 students. 

Waiting List

$625.00

Pastry Chef Clémence Gossett

Santa Monica Place

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
7884

Fri, Jul 9 2021 @ 10:00 AM
IN PERSON TEEN CAMP: Baking Fundamentals
 

Do you dream of owning a bakery or perfecting pastries each day? Join Pastry Chef Clemence Gossett for five days of breaking down baking! You'll whisk, fold, and learn essential techniques used for baking a variety of treats. 

DAY 1 - BREAKFAST PASTRIES

Whole Grain Muffins w/ Crumble Topping, Strawberry Scones w/ Lemon Glaze

 

DAY 2 – CREAM PUFFS

Pate A Choux (Cream Puff Dough), Vanilla Pastry Cream

 

DAY 3 – COOKIES & BROWNIES

Our Famous Chocolate Chip Cookies, Brown Sugar Brownies

 

DAY 4 – PIES

Pie Crust 101, Blueberry Pie Filling

 

DAY 5 – FRENCH MACARONS

Macarons, Milk Chocolate Ganache

 

THIS IS A 2.5 HOUR CLASS, FROM 10:00am - 12:30pm
AGES 12-16 years old

All students will be required to wear masks through the duration of class except when actively eating or drinking. Students will be asked to wash their hands at the beginning and throughout class. There will also be sanitation stations located in the classroom and students will be encouraged to use these as often as necessary.  If in person classes are cancelled due to government regulations relating to COVID-19, you will receive a credit in your account for the amount you paid that will be valid for any in person or virtual class. Class size is limited to 8 students. 

4 openings available

$625.00

Chef John Pitblado

Santa Monica Place

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
7831

Fri, Jul 9 2021 @ 10:30 AM
IN PERSON TEEN CAMP: Baking Fundamentals
 

Do you dream of owning a bakery or perfecting pastries each day? Join Pastry Chef Clemence Gossett for five days of breaking down baking! You'll whisk, fold, and learn essential techniques used for baking a variety of treats. 

DAY 1 - BREAKFAST PASTRIES

Whole Grain Muffins w/ Crumble Topping, Strawberry Scones w/ Lemon Glaze

 

DAY 2 – CREAM PUFFS

Pate A Choux (Cream Puff Dough), Vanilla Pastry Cream

 

DAY 3 – COOKIES & BROWNIES

Our Famous Chocolate Chip Cookies, Brown Sugar Brownies

 

DAY 4 – PIES

Pie Crust 101, Blueberry Pie Filling

 

DAY 5 – FRENCH MACARONS

Macarons, Milk Chocolate Ganache

 

THIS IS A 2.5 HOUR CLASS, FROM 10:30am - 1:00pm
AGES 12-16 years old

All students will be working at individual stations and be required to wear masks through the duration of class except when actively eating or drinking. Students will be asked to wash their hands at the beginning and throughout class. There will also be sanitation stations located in the classroom and students will be encouraged to use these as often as necessary.  If in person classes are cancelled due to government regulations relating to COVID-19, you will receive a credit in your account for the amount you paid that will be valid for any in person or virtual class. Class size is limited to 8 students. 

Waiting List

$625.00

Pastry Chef Clémence Gossett

Santa Monica Place

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
7832

Fri, Jul 9 2021 @ 1:30 PM
IN PERSON 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, Green Mole

 

DAY 5 – ITALY

Stuffed Eggplant Parmesan, Roasted Cauliflower w/ Brown Butter Capers & Lemon

 

 
THIS IS A 2.5 HOUR CLASS, FROM 1:30pm - 4:00pm
AGES 12-16 years old

All students will be working at individual stations and be required to wear masks through the duration of class except when actively eating or drinking. Students will be asked to wash their hands at the beginning and throughout class. There will also be sanitation stations located in the classroom and students will be encouraged to use these as often as necessary.  If in person classes are cancelled due to government regulations relating to COVID-19, you will receive a credit in your account for the amount you paid that will be valid for any in person or virtual class. Class size is limited to 8 students. 

Waiting List

$625.00

Chef John Pitblado

Santa Monica Place

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
7856

Fri, Jul 9 2021 @ 2:00 PM
IN PERSON TEEN CAMP: Fabulous French Bake Off
 

Bienvenue En France! Join Pastry Chef Clemence Gossett for five days of French baking! You'll learn classic French pastries each day, and focus on perfecting your technique, just like a French pastry chef. 

DAY 1 - CREPES

Crepe Batter, Buckwheat Crepes, Spinach & Egg Crepes

 

DAY 2 – SOUFFLES

Chocolate Soufflé,

 

DAY 3 – COOKIES & BROWNIES

Our Famous Chocolate Chip Cookies, Brown Sugar Brownies

 

DAY 4 – GALETTES

Rough Puff Pastry, Seasonal Fruit Filling

 

DAY 5 – ECLAIRS

Pate A Choux (Cream Puff Dough), Pastry Cream, Chocolate Glaze

 

 
THIS IS A 2.5 HOUR CLASS, FROM 2pm - 4:30pm
AGES 12-16 years old

All students will be working at individual stations and be required to wear masks through the duration of class except when actively eating or drinking. Students will be asked to wash their hands at the beginning and throughout class. There will also be sanitation stations located in the classroom and students will be encouraged to use these as often as necessary.  If in person classes are cancelled due to government regulations relating to COVID-19, you will receive a credit in your account for the amount you paid that will be valid for any in person or virtual class. Class size is limited to 8 students. 

Waiting List

$625.00

Pastry Chef Clémence Gossett

Santa Monica Place

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
7848

Fri, Jul 9 2021 @ 6:00 PM
IN PERSON DATE NIGHT: Pan Pizza
 

SCRATCH MADE PIZZA DOUGH

CLASSIC MOZZARELLA, TOMATO & BASIL

WHITE SAUCE PIZZA WITH CREMINI MUSHROOMS & SAGE

ARUGULA SALAD W/ CITRONETTE

Class Time: 6:00pm - 8:30pm PST

*PRICE IS PER COUPLE*

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

All couples will be working together at their stations and be required to wear masks through the duration of class except when actively eating or drinking. Students will be asked to wash their hands at the beginning and throughout class. There will also be sanitation stations located in the classroom and students will be encouraged to use these as often as necessary.  If in person classes are cancelled due to government regulations relating to COVID-19, you will receive a credit in your account for the amount you paid that will be valid for any in person or virtual class. Class size is limited to 12 students. 

3 openings available

$225.00

Chef May Hennemann

Santa Monica Place

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
7887

Sat, Jul 10 2021 @ 2:00 PM
IN PERSON: Doughnuts
 

L.A. is the world’s donut capital and we couldn’t love frying up tall, pillowy doughnuts more than anything! This class focuses on yeasted doughnuts, a dough that is so versatile it’ll make everything from classic glazed to maple bars, Boston Cream and jam-filled Berliners.

 

BRIOCHE DOUGHNUT DOUGH

PASTRY CREAM

CLASSIC GLAZE

MAPLE GLAZE

CHOCOLATE GLAZE

 

Class Time: 2:00pm - 5:30pm PST

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

All students will be working at individual stations and be required to wear masks through the duration of class except when actively eating or drinking. Students will be asked to wash their hands at the beginning and throughout class. There will also be sanitation stations located in the classroom and students will be encouraged to use these as often as necessary.  If in person classes are cancelled due to government regulations relating to COVID-19, you will receive a credit in your account for the amount you paid that will be valid for any in person or virtual class.  

6 openings available

$115.00

Pastry Chef Clémence Gossett

Santa Monica Place

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
7849

Sat, Jul 10 2021 @ 6:00 PM
IN PERSON: Chinese Takeout
 

WONTON SOUP

SHRIMP FRIED RICE

CHINESE ALMOND COOKIES

Class Time: 6:00pm - 8:30pm PST

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

All students will be working at individual stations and be required to wear masks through the duration of class except when actively eating or drinking. Students will be asked to wash their hands at the beginning and throughout class. There will also be sanitation stations located in the classroom and students will be encouraged to use these as often as necessary.  If in person classes are cancelled due to government regulations relating to COVID-19, you will receive a credit in your account for the amount you paid that will be valid for any in person or virtual class. Class size is limited to 12 students. 

8 openings available

$115.00

Chef May Hennemann

Santa Monica Place

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
7888

Sun, Jul 11 2021 @ 2:00 PM
IN PERSON: Bread 101
 

This entry-level bread baking class will cover the science of yeast and gluten and an overview of different wheats and flours, including a session on milling your very own! You’ll mix, knead and shape your very own loaves and buns in class.

 

MILK BREAD

FOCACCIA

CINNAMON ROLLS (demo)

 

Class Time: 2:00pm - 5:00pm PST

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

All students will be working at individual stations and be required to wear masks through the duration of class except when actively eating or drinking. Students will be asked to wash their hands at the beginning and throughout class. There will also be sanitation stations located in the classroom and students will be encouraged to use these as often as necessary.  If in person classes are cancelled due to government regulations relating to COVID-19, you will receive a credit in your account for the amount you paid that will be valid for any in person or virtual class.  

8 openings available

$115.00

Pastry Chef Clémence Gossett

Santa Monica Place

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
7889

Sun, Jul 11 2021 @ 6:00 PM
IN PERSON SUNDAY SUPPER: Braised Fish
 

BRAISED FISH W/CANNELINI BEANS, OLIVES & LEMON

FENNEL AND RED ONION SALAD

 

Class Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm PST

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

All students will be working at individual stations and be required to wear masks through the duration of class except when actively eating or drinking. Students will be asked to wash their hands at the beginning and throughout class. There will also be sanitation stations located in the classroom and students will be encouraged to use these as often as necessary.  If in person classes are cancelled due to government regulations relating to COVID-19, you will receive a credit in your account for the amount you paid that will be valid for any in person or virtual class. 

12 openings available

$115.00

Pastry Chef Clémence Gossett

Santa Monica Place

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
7834

Mon, Jul 12 2021 @ 10:00 AM
IN PERSON 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. 

DAY 1 - KNIFE SKILLS

Vegetable Stock, Tuscan Vegetable Soup, Greek Orzo Salad

 

DAY 2 – GRAINS

Lemon Herb Risotto, Mediterranean Grain Bowl with Sumac & Lemon

 

DAY 3 – POULTRY

How to Break Down a Whole Chicken, Moroccan Braised Chicken, Orange Scented Couscous

 

DAY 4 – FISH

Homemade Tortillas, Fish Tacos, Pico De Gallo, Cilantro Sauce

 

DAY 5 – BEEF

Homemade Burger Buns, Burger Patties, Oven Fries

 

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

All students will be working at individual stations and be required to wear masks through the duration of class except when actively eating or drinking. Students will be asked to wash their hands at the beginning and throughout class. There will also be sanitation stations located in the classroom and students will be encouraged to use these as often as necessary.  If in person classes are cancelled due to government regulations relating to COVID-19, you will receive a credit in your account for the amount you paid that will be valid for any in person or virtual class. Class size is limited to 8 students. 

1 opening available

$625.00

Chef John Pitblado

Santa Monica Place

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
7833

Mon, Jul 12 2021 @ 1:30 PM
IN PERSON 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 1:30pm - 4:00pm
AGES 12-16 years old

All students will be working at individual stations and be required to wear masks through the duration of class except when actively eating or drinking. Students will be asked to wash their hands at the beginning and throughout class. There will also be sanitation stations located in the classroom and students will be encouraged to use these as often as necessary.  If in person classes are cancelled due to government regulations relating to COVID-19, you will receive a credit in your account for the amount you paid that will be valid for any in person or virtual class. Class size is limited to 8 students. 

Waiting List

$625.00

Chef John Pitblado

Santa Monica Place

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
7857

Mon, Jul 12 2021 @ 2:00 PM
IN PERSON TEEN CAMP: Baking Fundamentals
 

Do you dream of owning a bakery or perfecting pastries each day? Join Pastry Chef Clemence Gossett for five days of breaking down baking! You'll whisk, fold, and learn essential techniques used for baking a variety of treats. 

DAY 1 - BREAKFAST PASTRIES

Whole Grain Muffins w/ Crumble Topping, Strawberry Scones w/ Lemon Glaze

 

DAY 2 – CREAM PUFFS

Pate A Choux (Cream Puff Dough), Vanilla Pastry Cream

 

DAY 3 – COOKIES & BROWNIES

Our Famous Chocolate Chip Cookies, Brown Sugar Brownies

 

DAY 4 – PIES

Pie Crust 101, Blueberry Pie Filling

 

DAY 5 – FRENCH MACARONS

Macarons, Milk Chocolate Ganache

 

THIS IS A 2.5 HOUR CLASS, FROM 2pm - 4:30pm
AGES 12-16 years old

All students will be working at individual stations and be required to wear masks through the duration of class except when actively eating or drinking. Students will be asked to wash their hands at the beginning and throughout class. There will also be sanitation stations located in the classroom and students will be encouraged to use these as often as necessary.  If in person classes are cancelled due to government regulations relating to COVID-19, you will receive a credit in your account for the amount you paid that will be valid for any in person or virtual class. Class size is limited to 8 students. 

Waiting List

$625.00

Pastry Chef Clémence Gossett

Santa Monica Place

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
7834

Tue, Jul 13 2021 @ 10:00 AM
IN PERSON 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. 

DAY 1 - KNIFE SKILLS

Vegetable Stock, Tuscan Vegetable Soup, Greek Orzo Salad

 

DAY 2 – GRAINS

Lemon Herb Risotto, Mediterranean Grain Bowl with Sumac & Lemon

 

DAY 3 – POULTRY

How to Break Down a Whole Chicken, Moroccan Braised Chicken, Orange Scented Couscous

 

DAY 4 – FISH

Homemade Tortillas, Fish Tacos, Pico De Gallo, Cilantro Sauce

 

DAY 5 – BEEF

Homemade Burger Buns, Burger Patties, Oven Fries

 

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

All students will be working at individual stations and be required to wear masks through the duration of class except when actively eating or drinking. Students will be asked to wash their hands at the beginning and throughout class. There will also be sanitation stations located in the classroom and students will be encouraged to use these as often as necessary.  If in person classes are cancelled due to government regulations relating to COVID-19, you will receive a credit in your account for the amount you paid that will be valid for any in person or virtual class. Class size is limited to 8 students. 

1 opening available

$625.00

Chef John Pitblado

Santa Monica Place

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
7833

Tue, Jul 13 2021 @ 1:30 PM
IN PERSON 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 1:30pm - 4:00pm
AGES 12-16 years old

All students will be working at individual stations and be required to wear masks through the duration of class except when actively eating or drinking. Students will be asked to wash their hands at the beginning and throughout class. There will also be sanitation stations located in the classroom and students will be encouraged to use these as often as necessary.  If in person classes are cancelled due to government regulations relating to COVID-19, you will receive a credit in your account for the amount you paid that will be valid for any in person or virtual class. Class size is limited to 8 students. 

Waiting List

$625.00

Chef John Pitblado

Santa Monica Place

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
7857

Tue, Jul 13 2021 @ 2:00 PM
IN PERSON TEEN CAMP: Baking Fundamentals
 

Do you dream of owning a bakery or perfecting pastries each day? Join Pastry Chef Clemence Gossett for five days of breaking down baking! You'll whisk, fold, and learn essential techniques used for baking a variety of treats. 

DAY 1 - BREAKFAST PASTRIES

Whole Grain Muffins w/ Crumble Topping, Strawberry Scones w/ Lemon Glaze

 

DAY 2 – CREAM PUFFS

Pate A Choux (Cream Puff Dough), Vanilla Pastry Cream

 

DAY 3 – COOKIES & BROWNIES

Our Famous Chocolate Chip Cookies, Brown Sugar Brownies

 

DAY 4 – PIES

Pie Crust 101, Blueberry Pie Filling

 

DAY 5 – FRENCH MACARONS

Macarons, Milk Chocolate Ganache

 

THIS IS A 2.5 HOUR CLASS, FROM 2pm - 4:30pm
AGES 12-16 years old

All students will be working at individual stations and be required to wear masks through the duration of class except when actively eating or drinking. Students will be asked to wash their hands at the beginning and throughout class. There will also be sanitation stations located in the classroom and students will be encouraged to use these as often as necessary.  If in person classes are cancelled due to government regulations relating to COVID-19, you will receive a credit in your account for the amount you paid that will be valid for any in person or virtual class. Class size is limited to 8 students. 

Waiting List

$625.00

Pastry Chef Clémence Gossett

Santa Monica Place

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
7834

Wed, Jul 14 2021 @ 10:00 AM
IN PERSON 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. 

DAY 1 - KNIFE SKILLS

Vegetable Stock, Tuscan Vegetable Soup, Greek Orzo Salad

 

DAY 2 – GRAINS

Lemon Herb Risotto, Mediterranean Grain Bowl with Sumac & Lemon

 

DAY 3 – POULTRY

How to Break Down a Whole Chicken, Moroccan Braised Chicken, Orange Scented Couscous

 

DAY 4 – FISH

Homemade Tortillas, Fish Tacos, Pico De Gallo, Cilantro Sauce

 

DAY 5 – BEEF

Homemade Burger Buns, Burger Patties, Oven Fries

 

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

All students will be working at individual stations and be required to wear masks through the duration of class except when actively eating or drinking. Students will be asked to wash their hands at the beginning and throughout class. There will also be sanitation stations located in the classroom and students will be encouraged to use these as often as necessary.  If in person classes are cancelled due to government regulations relating to COVID-19, you will receive a credit in your account for the amount you paid that will be valid for any in person or virtual class. Class size is limited to 8 students. 

1 opening available

$625.00

Chef John Pitblado

Santa Monica Place

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
7833

Wed, Jul 14 2021 @ 1:30 PM
IN PERSON 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 1:30pm - 4:00pm
AGES 12-16 years old

All students will be working at individual stations and be required to wear masks through the duration of class except when actively eating or drinking. Students will be asked to wash their hands at the beginning and throughout class. There will also be sanitation stations located in the classroom and students will be encouraged to use these as often as necessary.  If in person classes are cancelled due to government regulations relating to COVID-19, you will receive a credit in your account for the amount you paid that will be valid for any in person or virtual class. Class size is limited to 8 students. 

Waiting List

$625.00

Chef John Pitblado

Santa Monica Place

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
7857

Wed, Jul 14 2021 @ 2:00 PM
IN PERSON TEEN CAMP: Baking Fundamentals
 

Do you dream of owning a bakery or perfecting pastries each day? Join Pastry Chef Clemence Gossett for five days of breaking down baking! You'll whisk, fold, and learn essential techniques used for baking a variety of treats. 

DAY 1 - BREAKFAST PASTRIES

Whole Grain Muffins w/ Crumble Topping, Strawberry Scones w/ Lemon Glaze

 

DAY 2 – CREAM PUFFS

Pate A Choux (Cream Puff Dough), Vanilla Pastry Cream

 

DAY 3 – COOKIES & BROWNIES

Our Famous Chocolate Chip Cookies, Brown Sugar Brownies

 

DAY 4 – PIES

Pie Crust 101, Blueberry Pie Filling

 

DAY 5 – FRENCH MACARONS

Macarons, Milk Chocolate Ganache

 

THIS IS A 2.5 HOUR CLASS, FROM 2pm - 4:30pm
AGES 12-16 years old

All students will be working at individual stations and be required to wear masks through the duration of class except when actively eating or drinking. Students will be asked to wash their hands at the beginning and throughout class. There will also be sanitation stations located in the classroom and students will be encouraged to use these as often as necessary.  If in person classes are cancelled due to government regulations relating to COVID-19, you will receive a credit in your account for the amount you paid that will be valid for any in person or virtual class. Class size is limited to 8 students. 

Waiting List

$625.00

Pastry Chef Clémence Gossett

Santa Monica Place

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
7858

Wed, Jul 14 2021 @ 6:00 PM
IN PERSON: Cooking 101
 

Our most popular series is back in person! 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 6:00pm - 8:30pm
AGES 16+

 


All students will be working at individual stations and be required to wear masks through the duration of class except when actively eating or drinking. Students will be asked to wash their hands at the beginning and throughout class. There will also be sanitation stations located in the classroom and students will be encouraged to use these as often as necessary.  If in person classes are cancelled due to government regulations relating to COVID-19, you will receive a credit in your account for the amount you paid that will be valid for any in person or virtual class. Class size is limited to 8 students. 

Waiting List

$625.00

Chef May Hennemann

Santa Monica Place

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
7834

Thu, Jul 15 2021 @ 10:00 AM
IN PERSON 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. 

DAY 1 - KNIFE SKILLS

Vegetable Stock, Tuscan Vegetable Soup, Greek Orzo Salad

 

DAY 2 – GRAINS

Lemon Herb Risotto, Mediterranean Grain Bowl with Sumac & Lemon

 

DAY 3 – POULTRY

How to Break Down a Whole Chicken, Moroccan Braised Chicken, Orange Scented Couscous

 

DAY 4 – FISH

Homemade Tortillas, Fish Tacos, Pico De Gallo, Cilantro Sauce

 

DAY 5 – BEEF

Homemade Burger Buns, Burger Patties, Oven Fries

 

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

All students will be working at individual stations and be required to wear masks through the duration of class except when actively eating or drinking. Students will be asked to wash their hands at the beginning and throughout class. There will also be sanitation stations located in the classroom and students will be encouraged to use these as often as necessary.  If in person classes are cancelled due to government regulations relating to COVID-19, you will receive a credit in your account for the amount you paid that will be valid for any in person or virtual class. Class size is limited to 8 students. 

1 opening available

$625.00

Chef John Pitblado

Santa Monica Place

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
7798

Thu, Jul 15 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

Drop off and pick up at our retail shop on the first floor!

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
7833

Thu, Jul 15 2021 @ 1:30 PM
IN PERSON 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 1:30pm - 4:00pm
AGES 12-16 years old

All students will be working at individual stations and be required to wear masks through the duration of class except when actively eating or drinking. Students will be asked to wash their hands at the beginning and throughout class. There will also be sanitation stations located in the classroom and students will be encouraged to use these as often as necessary.  If in person classes are cancelled due to government regulations relating to COVID-19, you will receive a credit in your account for the amount you paid that will be valid for any in person or virtual class. Class size is limited to 8 students. 

Waiting List

$625.00

Chef John Pitblado

Santa Monica Place

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
7857

Thu, Jul 15 2021 @ 2:00 PM
IN PERSON TEEN CAMP: Baking Fundamentals
 

Do you dream of owning a bakery or perfecting pastries each day? Join Pastry Chef Clemence Gossett for five days of breaking down baking! You'll whisk, fold, and learn essential techniques used for baking a variety of treats. 

DAY 1 - BREAKFAST PASTRIES

Whole Grain Muffins w/ Crumble Topping, Strawberry Scones w/ Lemon Glaze

 

DAY 2 – CREAM PUFFS

Pate A Choux (Cream Puff Dough), Vanilla Pastry Cream

 

DAY 3 – COOKIES & BROWNIES

Our Famous Chocolate Chip Cookies, Brown Sugar Brownies

 

DAY 4 – PIES

Pie Crust 101, Blueberry Pie Filling

 

DAY 5 – FRENCH MACARONS

Macarons, Milk Chocolate Ganache

 

THIS IS A 2.5 HOUR CLASS, FROM 2pm - 4:30pm
AGES 12-16 years old

All students will be working at individual stations and be required to wear masks through the duration of class except when actively eating or drinking. Students will be asked to wash their hands at the beginning and throughout class. There will also be sanitation stations located in the classroom and students will be encouraged to use these as often as necessary.  If in person classes are cancelled due to government regulations relating to COVID-19, you will receive a credit in your account for the amount you paid that will be valid for any in person or virtual class. Class size is limited to 8 students. 

Waiting List

$625.00

Chef May Hennemann

Santa Monica Place

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
7877

Thu, Jul 15 2021 @ 6:00 PM
(Virtual Class) DINNER IN AN HOUR: Fish en Papillote
 

WHITE FISH EN PAPILLOTE

BUTTER LETTUCE W/HERBS AND CITRUS

 

This is an online class.  Class Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm 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. 

Waiting List

$25.00

Chef May Hennemann

Santa Monica Place

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
7834

Fri, Jul 16 2021 @ 10:00 AM
IN PERSON 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. 

DAY 1 - KNIFE SKILLS

Vegetable Stock, Tuscan Vegetable Soup, Greek Orzo Salad

 

DAY 2 – GRAINS

Lemon Herb Risotto, Mediterranean Grain Bowl with Sumac & Lemon

 

DAY 3 – POULTRY

How to Break Down a Whole Chicken, Moroccan Braised Chicken, Orange Scented Couscous

 

DAY 4 – FISH

Homemade Tortillas, Fish Tacos, Pico De Gallo, Cilantro Sauce

 

DAY 5 – BEEF

Homemade Burger Buns, Burger Patties, Oven Fries

 

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

All students will be working at individual stations and be required to wear masks through the duration of class except when actively eating or drinking. Students will be asked to wash their hands at the beginning and throughout class. There will also be sanitation stations located in the classroom and students will be encouraged to use these as often as necessary.  If in person classes are cancelled due to government regulations relating to COVID-19, you will receive a credit in your account for the amount you paid that will be valid for any in person or virtual class. Class size is limited to 8 students. 

1 opening available

$625.00

Chef John Pitblado

Santa Monica Place

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
7833

Fri, Jul 16 2021 @ 1:30 PM
IN PERSON 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 1:30pm - 4:00pm
AGES 12-16 years old

All students will be working at individual stations and be required to wear masks through the duration of class except when actively eating or drinking. Students will be asked to wash their hands at the beginning and throughout class. There will also be sanitation stations located in the classroom and students will be encouraged to use these as often as necessary.  If in person classes are cancelled due to government regulations relating to COVID-19, you will receive a credit in your account for the amount you paid that will be valid for any in person or virtual class. Class size is limited to 8 students. 

Waiting List

$625.00

Chef John Pitblado

Santa Monica Place

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
7857

Fri, Jul 16 2021 @ 2:00 PM
IN PERSON TEEN CAMP: Baking Fundamentals
 

Do you dream of owning a bakery or perfecting pastries each day? Join Pastry Chef Clemence Gossett for five days of breaking down baking! You'll whisk, fold, and learn essential techniques used for baking a variety of treats. 

DAY 1 - BREAKFAST PASTRIES

Whole Grain Muffins w/ Crumble Topping, Strawberry Scones w/ Lemon Glaze

 

DAY 2 – CREAM PUFFS

Pate A Choux (Cream Puff Dough), Vanilla Pastry Cream

 

DAY 3 – COOKIES & BROWNIES

Our Famous Chocolate Chip Cookies, Brown Sugar Brownies

 

DAY 4 – PIES

Pie Crust 101, Blueberry Pie Filling

 

DAY 5 – FRENCH MACARONS

Macarons, Milk Chocolate Ganache

 

THIS IS A 2.5 HOUR CLASS, FROM 2pm - 4:30pm
AGES 12-16 years old

All students will be working at individual stations and be required to wear masks through the duration of class except when actively eating or drinking. Students will be asked to wash their hands at the beginning and throughout class. There will also be sanitation stations located in the classroom and students will be encouraged to use these as often as necessary.  If in person classes are cancelled due to government regulations relating to COVID-19, you will receive a credit in your account for the amount you paid that will be valid for any in person or virtual class. Class size is limited to 8 students. 

Waiting List

$625.00

Chef May Hennemann

Santa Monica Place

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
7859

Fri, Jul 16 2021 @ 6:00 PM
IN PERSON: Thai Favorites
 

TRADITIONAL PAD THAI

RED CURRY GREEN BEANS

GRILLED PORK SKEWERS w/ CHILI LIME DIPPING SAUCE

 

Class Time: 6:00pm - 8:30pm PST

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

All students will be working at individual stations and be required to wear masks through the duration of class except when actively eating or drinking. Students will be asked to wash their hands at the beginning and throughout class. There will also be sanitation stations located in the classroom and students will be encouraged to use these as often as necessary.  If in person classes are cancelled due to government regulations relating to COVID-19, you will receive a credit in your account for the amount you paid that will be valid for any in person or virtual class. Class size is limited to 12 students. 

4 openings available

$115.00

Chef May Hennemann

Santa Monica Place

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
7865

Sat, Jul 17 2021 @ 10:00 AM
IN PERSON: Cream Puffs
 

PATE A CHOUX

PASTRY CREAM

CHOCOLATE GLAZE

Class Time: 10:00am - 12:30pm PST

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

All students will be working at individual stations and be required to wear masks through the duration of class except when actively eating or drinking. Students will be asked to wash their hands at the beginning and throughout class. There will also be sanitation stations located in the classroom and students will be encouraged to use these as often as necessary.  If in person classes are cancelled due to government regulations relating to COVID-19, you will receive a credit in your account for the amount you paid that will be valid for any in person or virtual class. Class size is limited to 12 students. 

7 openings available

$105.00

Chef May Hennemann

Santa Monica Place

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
7886

Sat, Jul 17 2021 @ 2:00 PM
IN PERSON TECHNIQUE: Knife Skills
 

CARAMELIZED ONION CROSTINI

HERB-ROASTED DICED POTATOES WITH GARLIC

ASIAN SLAW WITH GINGER DRESSING

Class Time: 2:00pm - 4:30pm PST

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

All students will be working at individual stations and be required to wear masks through the duration of class except when actively eating or drinking. Students will be asked to wash their hands at the beginning and throughout class. There will also be sanitation stations located in the classroom and students will be encouraged to use these as often as necessary.  If in person classes are cancelled due to government regulations relating to COVID-19, you will receive a credit in your account for the amount you paid that will be valid for any in person or virtual class. Class size is limited to 12 students. 

12 openings available

$105.00

Chef May Hennemann

Santa Monica Place

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
7835

Mon, Jul 19 2021 @ 10:00 AM
IN PERSON 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, Green Mole

 

DAY 5 – ITALY

Stuffed Eggplant Parmesan, Roasted Cauliflower w/ Brown Butter Capers & Lemon

 

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

All students will be working at individual stations and be required to wear masks through the duration of class except when actively eating or drinking. Students will be asked to wash their hands at the beginning and throughout class. There will also be sanitation stations located in the classroom and students will be encouraged to use these as often as necessary.  If in person classes are cancelled due to government regulations relating to COVID-19, you will receive a credit in your account for the amount you paid that will be valid for any in person or virtual class. Class size is limited to 8 students. 

1 opening available

$625.00

Chef John Pitblado

Santa Monica Place

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
7835

Tue, Jul 20 2021 @ 10:00 AM
IN PERSON 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, Green Mole

 

DAY 5 – ITALY

Stuffed Eggplant Parmesan, Roasted Cauliflower w/ Brown Butter Capers & Lemon

 

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

All students will be working at individual stations and be required to wear masks through the duration of class except when actively eating or drinking. Students will be asked to wash their hands at the beginning and throughout class. There will also be sanitation stations located in the classroom and students will be encouraged to use these as often as necessary.  If in person classes are cancelled due to government regulations relating to COVID-19, you will receive a credit in your account for the amount you paid that will be valid for any in person or virtual class. Class size is limited to 8 students. 

1 opening available

$625.00

Chef John Pitblado

Santa Monica Place

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
7835

Wed, Jul 21 2021 @ 10:00 AM
IN PERSON 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, Green Mole

 

DAY 5 – ITALY

Stuffed Eggplant Parmesan, Roasted Cauliflower w/ Brown Butter Capers & Lemon

 

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

All students will be working at individual stations and be required to wear masks through the duration of class except when actively eating or drinking. Students will be asked to wash their hands at the beginning and throughout class. There will also be sanitation stations located in the classroom and students will be encouraged to use these as often as necessary.  If in person classes are cancelled due to government regulations relating to COVID-19, you will receive a credit in your account for the amount you paid that will be valid for any in person or virtual class. Class size is limited to 8 students. 

1 opening available

$625.00

Chef John Pitblado

Santa Monica Place

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
7858

Wed, Jul 21 2021 @ 6:00 PM
IN PERSON: Cooking 101
 

Our most popular series is back in person! 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 6:00pm - 8:30pm
AGES 16+

 


All students will be working at individual stations and be required to wear masks through the duration of class except when actively eating or drinking. Students will be asked to wash their hands at the beginning and throughout class. There will also be sanitation stations located in the classroom and students will be encouraged to use these as often as necessary.  If in person classes are cancelled due to government regulations relating to COVID-19, you will receive a credit in your account for the amount you paid that will be valid for any in person or virtual class. Class size is limited to 8 students. 

Waiting List

$625.00

Chef May Hennemann

Santa Monica Place

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
7835

Thu, Jul 22 2021 @ 10:00 AM
IN PERSON 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, Green Mole

 

DAY 5 – ITALY

Stuffed Eggplant Parmesan, Roasted Cauliflower w/ Brown Butter Capers & Lemon

 

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

All students will be working at individual stations and be required to wear masks through the duration of class except when actively eating or drinking. Students will be asked to wash their hands at the beginning and throughout class. There will also be sanitation stations located in the classroom and students will be encouraged to use these as often as necessary.  If in person classes are cancelled due to government regulations relating to COVID-19, you will receive a credit in your account for the amount you paid that will be valid for any in person or virtual class. Class size is limited to 8 students. 

1 opening available

$625.00

Chef John Pitblado

Santa Monica Place

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
7799

Thu, Jul 22 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

Drop off and pick up at our retail shop on the first floor!

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
7835

Fri, Jul 23 2021 @ 10:00 AM
IN PERSON 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, Green Mole

 

DAY 5 – ITALY

Stuffed Eggplant Parmesan, Roasted Cauliflower w/ Brown Butter Capers & Lemon

 

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

All students will be working at individual stations and be required to wear masks through the duration of class except when actively eating or drinking. Students will be asked to wash their hands at the beginning and throughout class. There will also be sanitation stations located in the classroom and students will be encouraged to use these as often as necessary.  If in person classes are cancelled due to government regulations relating to COVID-19, you will receive a credit in your account for the amount you paid that will be valid for any in person or virtual class. Class size is limited to 8 students. 

1 opening available

$625.00

Chef John Pitblado

Santa Monica Place

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
7860

Fri, Jul 23 2021 @ 6:00 PM
IN PERSON: Greek Dinner
 

GARLIC CHICKEN WITH SUMAC LABNEH

CLASSIC GREEK SALAD

HOMEMADE PITA BREAD

PLUM PISTACHIO CINNAMON CRISP

Class Time: 6:00pm - 8:30pm PST

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

All students will be working at individual stations and be required to wear masks through the duration of class except when actively eating or drinking. Students will be asked to wash their hands at the beginning and throughout class. There will also be sanitation stations located in the classroom and students will be encouraged to use these as often as necessary.  If in person classes are cancelled due to government regulations relating to COVID-19, you will receive a credit in your account for the amount you paid that will be valid for any in person or virtual class. Class size is limited to 12 students. 

10 openings available

$115.00

Chef May Hennemann

Santa Monica Place

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
7867

Sat, Jul 24 2021 @ 6:00 PM
IN PERSON DATE NIGHT: Fresh Pasta
 

PASTA DOUGH

SIMPLE TOMATO SAUCE

ARUGULA FENNEL SALAD

BERRY VANILLA PANA COTTA

Class Time: 6:00pm - 8:30pm PST

*PRICE IS PER COUPLE*

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

All students will be working at individual stations and be required to wear masks through the duration of class except when actively eating or drinking. Students will be asked to wash their hands at the beginning and throughout class. There will also be sanitation stations located in the classroom and students will be encouraged to use these as often as necessary.  If in person classes are cancelled due to government regulations relating to COVID-19, you will receive a credit in your account for the amount you paid that will be valid for any in person or virtual class. Class size is limited to 12 students. 

4 openings available

$210.00

Chef Gino Campagna

Santa Monica Place

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
7836

Mon, Jul 26 2021 @ 10:00 AM
IN PERSON 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 10am - 12:30pm
AGES 12-16 years old

All students will be working at individual stations and be required to wear masks through the duration of class except when actively eating or drinking. Students will be asked to wash their hands at the beginning and throughout class. There will also be sanitation stations located in the classroom and students will be encouraged to use these as often as necessary.  If in person classes are cancelled due to government regulations relating to COVID-19, you will receive a credit in your account for the amount you paid that will be valid for any in person or virtual class. Class size is limited to 8 students. 

Waiting List

$625.00

Chef John Pitblado

Santa Monica Place

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
7836

Tue, Jul 27 2021 @ 10:00 AM
IN PERSON 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 10am - 12:30pm
AGES 12-16 years old

All students will be working at individual stations and be required to wear masks through the duration of class except when actively eating or drinking. Students will be asked to wash their hands at the beginning and throughout class. There will also be sanitation stations located in the classroom and students will be encouraged to use these as often as necessary.  If in person classes are cancelled due to government regulations relating to COVID-19, you will receive a credit in your account for the amount you paid that will be valid for any in person or virtual class. Class size is limited to 8 students. 

Waiting List

$625.00

Chef John Pitblado

Santa Monica Place

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
7836

Wed, Jul 28 2021 @ 10:00 AM
IN PERSON 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 10am - 12:30pm
AGES 12-16 years old

All students will be working at individual stations and be required to wear masks through the duration of class except when actively eating or drinking. Students will be asked to wash their hands at the beginning and throughout class. There will also be sanitation stations located in the classroom and students will be encouraged to use these as often as necessary.  If in person classes are cancelled due to government regulations relating to COVID-19, you will receive a credit in your account for the amount you paid that will be valid for any in person or virtual class. Class size is limited to 8 students. 

Waiting List

$625.00

Chef John Pitblado

Santa Monica Place

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
7858

Wed, Jul 28 2021 @ 6:00 PM
IN PERSON: Cooking 101
 

Our most popular series is back in person! 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 6:00pm - 8:30pm
AGES 16+

 


All students will be working at individual stations and be required to wear masks through the duration of class except when actively eating or drinking. Students will be asked to wash their hands at the beginning and throughout class. There will also be sanitation stations located in the classroom and students will be encouraged to use these as often as necessary.  If in person classes are cancelled due to government regulations relating to COVID-19, you will receive a credit in your account for the amount you paid that will be valid for any in person or virtual class. Class size is limited to 8 students. 

Waiting List

$625.00

Chef May Hennemann

Santa Monica Place

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
7836

Thu, Jul 29 2021 @ 10:00 AM
IN PERSON 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 10am - 12:30pm
AGES 12-16 years old

All students will be working at individual stations and be required to wear masks through the duration of class except when actively eating or drinking. Students will be asked to wash their hands at the beginning and throughout class. There will also be sanitation stations located in the classroom and students will be encouraged to use these as often as necessary.  If in person classes are cancelled due to government regulations relating to COVID-19, you will receive a credit in your account for the amount you paid that will be valid for any in person or virtual class. Class size is limited to 8 students. 

Waiting List

$625.00

Chef John Pitblado

Santa Monica Place

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
7800

Thu, Jul 29 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

Drop off and pick up at our retail shop on the first floor!

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
7836

Fri, Jul 30 2021 @ 10:00 AM
IN PERSON 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 10am - 12:30pm
AGES 12-16 years old

All students will be working at individual stations and be required to wear masks through the duration of class except when actively eating or drinking. Students will be asked to wash their hands at the beginning and throughout class. There will also be sanitation stations located in the classroom and students will be encouraged to use these as often as necessary.  If in person classes are cancelled due to government regulations relating to COVID-19, you will receive a credit in your account for the amount you paid that will be valid for any in person or virtual class. Class size is limited to 8 students. 

Waiting List

$625.00

Chef John Pitblado

Santa Monica Place

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
7890

Fri, Jul 30 2021 @ 2:00 PM
IN PERSON: Challah
 

2-HOUR CHALLAH DOUGH

5-STRAND BRAID

ROUND CHALLAH LOAF

PRETZEL CHALLAH TWISTS

 

Class Time: 2:00pm - 5:00pm PST

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

All students will be working at individual stations and be required to wear masks through the duration of class except when actively eating or drinking. Students will be asked to wash their hands at the beginning and throughout class. There will also be sanitation stations located in the classroom and students will be encouraged to use these as often as necessary.  If in person classes are cancelled due to government regulations relating to COVID-19, you will receive a credit in your account for the amount you paid that will be valid for any in person or virtual class.  

8 openings available

$115.00

Pastry Chef Clémence Gossett

Santa Monica Place

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
7879

Fri, Jul 30 2021 @ 6:00 PM
IN PERSON DATE NIGHT: Chinese Dumplings
 

CHICKEN AND CHIVE POSTICKERS 

CLASSIC PORK SHU MAI 

SOY VINEGAR DIPPING SAUCE

Class Time: 6:00pm - 8:30pm PST

*PRICE IS PER COUPLE*

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

All students will be working at individual stations and be required to wear masks through the duration of class except when actively eating or drinking. Students will be asked to wash their hands at the beginning and throughout class. There will also be sanitation stations located in the classroom and students will be encouraged to use these as often as necessary.  If in person classes are cancelled due to government regulations relating to COVID-19, you will receive a credit in your account for the amount you paid that will be valid for any in person or virtual class. Class size is limited to 12 students. 

3 openings available

$225.00

Chef May Hennemann

Santa Monica Place

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
7891

Sat, Jul 31 2021 @ 10:00 AM
IN PERSON PARENT & CHILD: Pancake Breakfast
 

BUTTERMILK PANCAKES

MILLIONAIRE'S BACON 

SCRAMBLED EGGS 

 

 Class Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm PST

in person

PARENT & CHILD CLASSES. REQUIRE 1 ADULT PER 1 CHILD. CHILDREN MUST BE BETWEEN 6 - 11 YEARS OF AGE.

All students will be working at individual stations and be required to wear masks through the duration of class except when actively eating or drinking. Students will be asked to wash their hands at the beginning and throughout class. There will also be sanitation stations located in the classroom and students will be encouraged to use these as often as necessary.  If in person classes are cancelled due to government regulations relating to COVID-19, you will receive a credit in your account for the amount you paid that will be valid for any in person or virtual class. Class size is limited to 8 students. 

6 openings available

$150.00

Pastry Chef Clémence Gossett

Santa Monica Place

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
7878

Sat, Jul 31 2021 @ 6:00 PM
IN PERSON: Sushi 101
 

PERFECT SUSHI RICE

SPICY TUNA ROLLS

VEGETARIAN ROLLS

NIGIRI

Class Time: 6:00pm - 8:30pm PST

 

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

All couples will be working together at their stations and be required to wear masks through the duration of class except when actively eating or drinking. Students will be asked to wash their hands at the beginning and throughout class. There will also be sanitation stations located in the classroom and students will be encouraged to use these as often as necessary.  If in person classes are cancelled due to government regulations relating to COVID-19, you will receive a credit in your account for the amount you paid that will be valid for any in person or virtual class. Class size is limited to 12 students. 

8 openings available

$115.00

Chef May Hennemann

Santa Monica Place