Cooking Class: Learn to Serve a Stunning Spanish Feast

Chef James brings you a course in the traditional art of paella in this Spanish-centered cooking class. He'll share his tips and tricks for bringing together a complete meal with paella sitting center stage! You'll create a selection of delicious starter courses including authentic antipasti and a refreshing salad made with seasonal greens. For the main course, you'll prepare a seafood paella overflowing with fresh gulf prawns, clams and mussels. For dessert, enjoy a lesson in dolce la quesada, cheesecake prepared with fresh local berries. Guests are welcome to bring wine and beer to enjoy during the class.


Antipasti Spanish Olives 

With anchovies, a selection of artisan cheeses and Acme olive bread

Primero Seasonal Green Salad 

With coarse sea salt, sherry vinegar and olio nuovo

Segundo Spanish Seafood Paella 

Dietary accommodations can be made upon request

With fresh gulf prawns, clams, mussels, English peas, piquillo peppers, lemon and garlic aioli

Dolce La Quesada 

With local berries

  • Minimum Guests 4
  • Maximum Guests 14
  • Event Duration 3 hours
  • Activity Level
    Activity Level
  • LabelsSpanish, Latin, Beginner, Date Night, Pescatarian, Mother's Day
  • 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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20 Mar 2022

Great chef

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19 May 2024

We had a wonderful time, the chef is warm and welcoming. He was a terrific teacher and we made the best gnocchi we have ever eaten! Great attention to detail and homey elegant atmosphere

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20 Jan 2024

Chef James is a culinary virtuoso, particularly skilled in crafting mouthwatering pasta dishes and the most delicious mushrooms you'll find in San Francisco. His ability to source fresh, local ingredients from the farmers market is truly impressive. I highly recommend experiencing his culinary magic for an unforgettable dining adventure.

$ 135 Per person

all-inclusive: 3-hour class, meal and taxes.

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Cooking is an obvious passion for Chef James; he loves few things more than throwing dinner parties and creating exciting dishes for his guests. He offers an array of culinary services, including cooking class parties, private dinners and catered events, featuring Italian- and Spanish-inspired dishes that use the highest quality locally grown and artisan ingredients.

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