Cooking Classes for Beginners in San Diego
Discover cooking classes for beginners with top-rated chefs in San Diego.
Get started on the road to culinary greatness with cooking classes for beginners in San Diego. Regardless of your skill level, gourmet chefs are eager to share their tips and techniques in a fun and interactive setting. Ask as many questions as you like while learning the basics of kitchen concepts, equipment and cooking styles. Whether you’re baking a cake, roasting vegetables, grilling a steak or brewing a savory broth, you’ll gain confidence to re-create these recipes in your own kitchen. Book beginner cooking classes today!
Best Cooking Classes for Beginners in San Diego
Gorgeous Gnocchi Alla Vodka
Learn to make a potato-based pasta alternative, the classic gnocchi, in an interactive Italian cooking class that brings gourmet goodness to your home table. Chef Ben shares a lesson in crafting your own pillowy puffs of pasta-like deliciousness, the perfect substitute for your usual Italian dinner base. You'll prepare a simple gnocchi dough that uses potato in place of flour and turn it into tender gnocchi. Discover the secret to making a vodka and cream-...
Fri, Mar 8th at 6:00PM
Make Maki Rolls Your Way
Join Chef Yapo as he leads you through the process of rolling your own sushi in this hands-on cooking class. You will learn to roll, cut, and present your own sushi rolls, as well as how to make your own sushi rice from scratch! You'll make a maki roll featuring the freshest tuna, avocado, green onions and the right amount of spice to suit your taste. You'll even create a savory, vegetable-packed vegan sushi roll. Chef Yapo will teach you all about knife s...
Sat, Mar 16th at 12:00PM
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Mastering Sushi Favorites
Master the art of sushi-rolling in this beginner-friendly cooking class led by Chef Krong. If you've always wanted to learn how to make sushi at home, this class will take you there.You'll start by learning how to prepare perfectly-textured sushi rice and how to expertly slice ingredients like fresh fish and vegetables for sushi-making. Then, put together a classic California roll with crab sticks, avocado and cucumber before rolling up a cream cheese and...
Fri, Mar 29th at 6:30PM
Thai Red Curry 101
Red Thai curry is different from other types of curry as it is spicier than yellow curry and less spicy than green curry, but you will learn all of this and more with the help of Chef Krong in this hands-on cooking class. The main ingredient in this dish is the red chili which is used to make Thai curry paste and when mixed with bamboo shoots, tofu, coconut milk, fish sauce and Thai basil leaves, the result is a textural and flavorful heaven that is out of...
Sun, Mar 31st at 4:00PM
Farm Fresh Outdoor Grilling
Learn how to grill up organic farm-to-table cuisine in this outdoor cooking class with Chef Jordan W. Join Chef Jordan W. in this hands-on, outdoor cooking experience as you grill up a variety of farm-fresh foods. You'll start by preparing earthy, lettuce-wrapped portobello quinoa sliders drizzled with tangy chipotle aioli and avocado. Then, you'll learn the fundamentals to perfecting a sweet and spicy, blackened pineapple Cajun chicken paired with balsami...
Tue, Mar 5th at 11:00AM
Exploring Indian Flavor Fusions
Explore a whole new side of authentic Indian cuisine in this in-person cooking class with Chef Rachel. She'll shake up the flavors you already know and love with some non-traditional recipes for familiar dishes. Begin your lesson by crafting khaman dhokla, a savory cake made from chickpea flour and flavored with warm spices and lemon. Then, explore the incredible flavor fusion in tender chicken and banana curry, which is served with a side of creamy, tangy...
Wed, Mar 6th at 10:00AM
Cook Your Way Through Southeast Asia
Broaden your culinary horizons and explore a range of Southeast Asian dishes from all over the region in this hands-on cooking class with Chef Nicholas. First, learn the intricacies of making Lumpia, a traditional Philippine spring roll served with a sweet chili dipping sauce. Next, discover the aromatic world of Thailand by learning to make noodles cooked in a soy-based sauce with chicken, shallots, peppers, ginger, and Thai basil paired with crunchy Japa...
Wed, Mar 6th at 1:00PM
Make the Best Vegetarian Thai Bites
Discover the fresh and bold flavors of vegetarian Thai cuisine under the expert guidance of Chef Krong in this interactive cooking class. You'll learn how to create classic Thai recipes without the use of meat. Start with por pia tod, crispy veggie rolls with sweet and sour sauce. Next is pad Thai with rice noodles, tofu and peanuts and gaeng kiew waan, green curry with veggies, bamboo shoots and eggplant. Dessert is sweet and creamy coconut ice cream with...
Wed, Mar 6th at 6:00PM
Mastering Classic Italian Desserts
Satisfy your sweet tooth in the best way with this Italian-themed dessert cooking class. Chef ShaSha will guide you through all of the necessary techniques and recipes for making these classic Italian desserts.Transport to a sunny sidewalk in Florence as you churn out an indulgent rich and creamy chocolate gelato alongside crunchy biscotti cookies. Then, learn to master the art of cannoli-making, filling perfectly crisp and golden shells with a decadent sw...
Thu, Mar 7th at 1:00PM
Master the Skillet Pizza
In the wide world of pizza, there’s too many cooking methods to count, but there’s one that stands out amounts the rest, cast iron pizza, and in this cooking class with Chef Jarret, you’ll learn just how to make one. Begin by making a palate cleanser of seasonal fruit and burrata salad incorporating fresh basil and crumbles pistachios. Next, break out the flour and craft a homemade dough from scratch before whipping out the cast iron to make a crispy...
Fri, Mar 8th at 6:00PM
Make Custom Pizzas From Scratch
Learn how to take pizza night to the next level in this cooking class. Chef Aaron will teach you how to bake homemade pizza dough and layer it with sauce, cheese and toppings. Use toppings like Italian sausage, artichokes and mushrooms. Prepare a fresh Caprese salad with tomatoes, burrata, basil oil and balsamic reduction. For dessert, use the leftover dough to form knots topped with mascarpone, espresso powder and powdered sugar for a tiramisu-inspired en...
Mon, Mar 11th at 6:00PM
Grilling Mastery 101
You can become a pro at cooking over an open flame in this hands-on cooking class led by Chef Yapo. Add new dimensions of flavor by adding masterful grilling techniques to your repertoire. You'll create a full five-course meal, including BBQ chicken thighs and ribeye steaks, grilled with perfect crosshatching, a hallmark of a skilled grillmaster, as well as grilled asparagus and garlic bread. Then, sizzle up a grilled banana topped with fresh whipped cream...
Tue, May 21st at 5:30PM
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