Cooking Class: Southern Soul Food Showcase

Celebrate the culinary heritage of the American South in this in-person cooking class from Chef Michael. You'll learn all about soul food traditions by creating a selection of his family recipes that have been enjoyed for generations. There's a decadent three-cheese mac and cheese that adds cream to the mix, stove-top fried chicken cooked to crispy, juicy perfection, braised collard greens and authentic southern corn bread. And for dessert, enjoy a lesson in seasonal fruit cobbler.


Three Cheese Macaroni and Cheese 

With cream

Grandma's Fried Chicken 

Fried on the stove top

Braised Mustard and Collard Greens 

With corn bread

Seasonal Fruit Cobbler

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 14
  • Event Duration 2.5 hours
  • Activity Level
  • LabelsCouples, Group, Date Night, New American, Fun

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02 Feb 2022

He’s the best!!!!

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Katherine W.

09 Dec 2019

We were visiting San Diego for a week and wanted to have a chef prepare our meals and we were lucky enough to find Chef Michael. He was so friendly and easy to work with and accommodated all of our different dietary needs from pescatarian, to no fish, to FODMAP diet, to 3 toddlers. Each day he prepared wonderful meals with the freshest ingredients and it was always the perfect amount. The salads were amazing and the meat cooked perfectly. He prepared, cooked and had it all cleaned up and we couldn't have asked for more. I couldn't have asked for a better experience and my entire family was so appreciative that we met him. If you're planning a party, wanting a plated meal or more family style Michael can make it happen.

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Michael W.

09 Dec 2019

Thank you chef Michael for a fantastic dinner you put together so quickly. My family all enjoyed the appetizers and family style meal you prepared and my three year old loved her pasta. We were all impressed by how quickly and cleanly you put everything together. Highly recommended to anyone looking for a private chef.

$ 105 Per person

all-inclusive: 2.5-hour class, meal and taxes.

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Chef Michael
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After graduating from culinary school, Chef Michael began working his way up the food chain and honing his skills in a variety of roles in the restaurant and hospitality industries. Today, Chef Michael is a renowned personal chef known for designing menus that meet the dietary needs of individuals in the most delicious ways. He has also earned a reputation for his ability to teach others by breaking down complex dishes into easy-to-master recipes. 

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