Cooking Class: French Bistro Cuisine

During this in-person cooking class, Chef Laura will teach you to prepare an impressive four-course French bistro menu using seasonal and unique ingredients such as lavender, lamb, beets, golden honey and silky goat cheese. You'll learn how to make toasted brie croutons with apricots and thyme, as well as a crisp and colorful beet salad with hazelnut vinaigrette and chèvre crumbles. Your main course is savory lavender lamb chops with garlic and honey. For dessert, you'll create a decadent Grand Marnier soufflé with apples and lemons.


Toasted Brie Croutons With Golden Honey 

With butter, onions, apricots, white wine vinegar, thyme and a baguette 

Ruby Beet and Haricot Vert Salad With Hazelnut Vinaigrette 

 With balsamic, Champagne vinegar, shallots, Dijon and chèvre crumbles 

Lavender Lamb Chops 

With garlic, olive oil and honey 

Grand Marnier Soufflé 

With apple, lemon, salt, butter, flour and sugar

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 6
  • Event Duration 2 hours
  • Activity Level
    Activity Level
  • LabelsGroup, Gourmet, Date Night, French, Holiday
  • This is a BYOB venue and alcoholic beverages are not available for sale. You are welcome to bring beer and wine to enjoy during class.

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03 Dec 2023

We gifted this class to my mom for her birthday. Our whole family had a marvelous time. We also enjoyed the company of the two people who signed up for the class. The kitchen was beautiful, we got our own cooking stations, and whatever was leftover we got to take home. FIVE STARS!!!

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01 Aug 2023

Great experience! Chef Laura was amazing and a great teacher. She made the cooking so easy for us. Chef Laura was very knowledgeable, informative and constantly engaging with everyone in the class. She made everyone feel comfortable in her home. She also had everything planned and detail by packing all our left overs in nice containers and bags. The food She taught us to cook was delicious! Specially the dessert. Overall a great experience!

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11 Mar 2023

Chef Laura is very talented and her home and kitchen are perfect for teaching classes. We made a sugar cookie dough, royal icing and a chocolate ganache. Dulce de Le he was provide for decorating. Laura gave us good tips in how to roll out the dough and she taught us different techniques in decorating cookies. Everything was delicious!

$ 125 Per person

all-inclusive: 2-hour class, meal and taxes.

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Event location: San Diego

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Meet your chef

Chef Laura
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Chef Laura worked as a caterer and chef instructor after graduating with honors from the International Culinary Center. She hosts fun, exciting cooking classes that share her vast culinary knowledge and a host of varied cooking techniques. She’s an expert at maximizing flavor using seasonal ingredients to create truly beautiful dishes and invites her students to come prepared to elevate their cooking game.

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