Cooking Class: An Intro to French Cooking

Chef William brings the rich culinary history and je ne sais quoi of French cuisine to you in this hands-on cooking class. Learn techniques for approaching intimidating dishes like a pro as you master four French classics. 

In this class, you'll begin with a salade Niçoise with lemon-tarragon vinaigrette topped with seared tuna, haricots verts, tomatoes and potatoes. From there, learn to prepare an iconic dish from scratch: coq au vin with mushrooms and bacon lardons, served with demi-glace pommes fondant. Dessert is two decadent Parisian favorites: dark chocolate pots de crème and black cherry clafoutis and espresso.


Salade Niçoise With Lemon and Tarragon Vinaigrette 

With tuna, olives, haricots verts, potatoes, tomatoes, onions and capers

Coq au Vin and Demi Glace Pommes Fondant 

With chicken, bacon lardons, mushrooms, pearl onions and thyme

Dark Chocolate Pots de Crème

Black Cherry Clafoutis


  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 8
  • Event Duration 3 hours
  • Activity Level
  • 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.
  • LabelsGroup, Gourmet, Date Night, French, Baking, Holiday

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29 Aug 2021

Great time at Chef Ramsey’s house! Terrific menu. We all participated in the preparation of the meal. Chef Ramsey shared his knowledge with the group in a fun and friendly way. Can’t wait to do it again!

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Avery G.

06 May 2021

I had a wonderful experience with Chef William! It's very clear that he has years of experience leading cooking classes. He was more than happy to answer all my questions and thoroughly explained techniques and decisions he was making with the food. He is very outgoing and really fun to work with. I highly recommend Chef William for cooking classes whether your group is small or large!

$ 95 Per person

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

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With three culinary degrees and certifications as an Executive Chef, Culinary Educator and Culinary Administrator, Chef William is an award-winning chef who brings talent and tenure to his courses. He has over 35 years of experience in the food industry and in 2008 was named Chef of the Year by the American Culinary Federation, San Diego Chapter. Chef William is an enthusiastic instructor who's eager to share his passion for food with his students.

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