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#802 at 6:00 PM
TAPAS & PALLELA
1 opening available
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PRIVATE EVENT
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PRIVATE EVENT
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PRIVATE EVENT
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#806 at 6:00 PM
GIRLS NIGHT OUT IN PARIS
10 openings available
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#807 at 6:00 PM
PASTA FROM SCRATCH : PASTA MAKING WORKSHOP
2 openings available
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#803 at 6:00 PM
FRENCH BISTRO
2 openings available
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#810 at 6:00 PM
HEALTHY HEART COOKING: HEALTHY BREAKFAST
10 openings available
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PRIVATE EVENT
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#809 at 6:00 PM
FRENCH VEGETARIAN
10 openings available
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#812 at 6:00 PM
DATE NIGHT: ARGENTINIAN STEAKHOUSE
6 openings available
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#820 at 6:00 PM
ST. PATRICK’S DAY CELEBRATION
8 openings available
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#813 at 1:00 PM
MOTHER & DAUGHTER AFTERNOON TEA PARTY
8 openings available
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PRIVATE EVENT
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#808 at 6:00 PM
SUPERFOODS & WINE PAIRINGS
8 openings available
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#822 at 6:00 PM
"SPRING FLING" COCKTAIL PARTY
10 openings available
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#814 at 6:00 PM
HOMECHEF BASICS: KNIFE SKILLS
10 openings available
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PRIVATE EVENT
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PRIVATE EVENT
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#821 at 6:00 PM
THE PALEO DIET
10 openings available
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#818 at 6:00 PM
DESTINATION: GREEK ISLES
Waiting List
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#819 at 6:00 PM
LATIN SIZZLE
10 openings available
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
802

Sat, Mar 3 2018 @ 6:00 PM
TAPAS & PALLELA
 

 Come experience and evening of classic Spanish cuisine. Tapas or 'small bites' consisting of Gazpacho, a refreshing and delicious cool soup perfect for hot summer days, a Spanish potato omelet, which is a best seller at all tapas bars in Spain and present at many picnics and Spanish dinner tables, Pallela a classical Spanish seafood stew, And of course this Spanish meal wouldn't be complete without a glass of  Sangria!

 

 

Recipes:

  • Gazpacho
  • Spanish Potato Omelet
  • Pallela
  • Sample Recipe: Sangria

 

Note: 

 

Every guest will take home a HomeChef Cooking School apron upon check in and a set of recipes to continue the experience at home! This class includes one complementary tasting of wine for adults, 21 years of age and older. No outside alcohol will be allowed in our classes.

Adult classes are designed for students 14 years of age or older. This is a “Hands On” - “In Kitchen” class that is set to run from 6 - 9 pm, due to the nature of these cooking classes there is a possibility that the class may run past 9 pm, but guests are welcome to leave at their discretion.

            We look forward to cooking with you!

1 opening available

$95.00

Resident Chef

1403 Industrial Rd San Carlos, CA

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
806

Thu, Mar 8 2018 @ 6:00 PM
GIRLS NIGHT OUT IN PARIS
 

 

GIRLS NIGHT OUT IN PARIS
 

Everyone loves Paris - the "City of Light." Travel to the ultimate European food city to discover new twists on French classics. Laugh and learn with your girlfriends in this lively, fun-filled workshop. We'll keep the champagne on ice!


Recipes:

  • Fresh Berry Champagne Cocktails
  • Caramelized Sweet Onion and Goat Cheese Tartlets with Fresh Herb Salad
  • Pan-Roasted Baby Lamb Chops with Apricot Jus
  • Matchstick Potatoes (Pommes Allumettes)
  • Individual Chocolate Soufflés with Strawberry Sauce

NOTE: 

Every guest will take home a HomeChef Cooking School apron and a set of recipes to continue the experience at home! This class includes one complementary tasting of wine for adults, 21 years of age and older. No outside alcohol will be allowed in our classes.

Adult classes are designed for students 14 years of age or older. This is a “Hands On” - “In Kitchen” class that is set to run from 6 - 9 pm, due to the nature of these cooking classes there is a possibility that the class may run past 9 pm, but guests are welcome to leave at their discretion.

We look forward to cooking with you!

10 openings available

$95.00

Resident Chef

1403 Industrial Rd San Carlos, CA

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
807

Fri, Mar 9 2018 @ 6:00 PM
PASTA FROM SCRATCH : PASTA MAKING WORKSHOP
 
MAKING PASTA FROM SCRATCH
 

No store bought pasta can beat fresh homemade pasta, especially when its served with favorite holiday flavors like pumpkin and sage or a decadent red wine and mushroom sauce. In the class students will learn the basics of pasta making including ravioli and tortellini. Join us for this delicious favorite!

 

Skills and Techniques:

 

Making basic dough and variations; making herbed pasta; cutting pasta into fettuccine; cooking fresh pasta; saucing fresh pasta; making ravioloi filling; forming and filling ravioli; making brown butter; tomato concassé; forming and filling tortellini.

 

Recipes:

·         Basic Pasta Dough

·         Herbed Pasta with Red Wine and Mushrooms

·         Pumpkin Ravioli with Sage Butter

·         Goat Cheese Tortellini with Tomato Concassé

 Note: 

 

Every guest will take home a HomeChef Cooking School apron upon check in and a set of recipes to continue the experience at home! This class includes one complementary tasting of wine for adults, 21 years of age and older. No outside alcohol will be allowed in our classes.

 

Adult classes are designed for students 14 years of age or older. This is a “Hands On” - “In Kitchen” class that is set to run from 6 - 9 pm, due to the nature of these cooking classes there is a possibility that the class may run past 9 pm, but guests are welcome to leave at their discretion.

 

We look forward to cooking with you!

2 openings available

$95.00

Resident Chef

1403 Industrial Rd San Carlos, CA

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
803

Sat, Mar 10 2018 @ 6:00 PM
FRENCH BISTRO
 

 

With their casual atmospheres, neighborhood bistros make you feel at home with simple and honest cooking.

You can re-create that atmosphere at home with this beautiful bistro menu.

 


Skills and Techniques:

 

Making a vinaigrette, Using nut oil, Juicing and zesting citrus, Roasting beets, Toasting nuts, Washing, drying and crisping salad greens, Dressing and seasoning a salad, Making a composed salad, Chopping fresh herbs, Making a compound butter, Putting a compound butter under the skin of a chicken, Using butcher’s twine, Making perfect roast chicken, Blanching green vegetables, Shocking green vegetables, Sautéing green vegetables, Making a classic French dessert, Cooking Golden Delicious apples, Cooking dried plums, Making a tender, flaky crust, Using a tart pan with a removable bottom, Baking a tart.

Recipes:

 

  • Salmon Rillettes
  •  Potato & Leek Soup
  •  Poussins (Game Hens) with Rosemary & Dijon
  •  Carrots Vîchy
  •  Classic Rice Pilaf
  •  Strawberry Crêpes with Chocolate Sauce

 

Note: 

Every guest will take home a HomeChef Cooking School apron and a set of recipes to continue the experience at home! This class includes one complementary tasting of wine for adults, 21 years of age and older. No outside alcohol will be allowed in our classes.

Adult classes are designed for students 14 years of age or older. This is a “Hands On” - “In Kitchen” class that is set to run from 6 - 9 pm, due to the nature of these cooking classes there is a possibility that the class may run past 9 pm, but guests are welcome to leave at their discretion.

We look forward to cooking with you!

2 openings available

$95.00

Resident Chef

1403 Industrial Rd San Carlos, CA

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
810

Mon, Mar 12 2018 @ 6:00 PM
HEALTHY HEART COOKING: HEALTHY BREAKFAST
 

Learn how to prepare delicious, flavorful, healthy foods that will improve your health and the health of your loved ones! If you've ever felt like eating "healthy" was a bummer, then you need to come to this class so we can challenge your taste buds!

Home Chef Cooking School is excited to present a healthy cooking demonstration and tasting recommended for anyone looking to improve or up level their health or the health of their loved ones.  This class will feature several recipes and loads of practical cooking techniques that you can use at home to make preparing meals a breeze and super delicious. Join us for this wonderful opportunity to learn from our Nutritional Chef and a Dietitian, how you can make healthy food that will make your body thrive and feel good, while still being able to enjoy the delicious flavor of your food.

HomeChef's Resident Chef and Degreed Nutritionist will lead the class along with a Dietician from Palo Alto Medical Foundation, so bring your questions, bring your appetite, and we hope to see you there!

Recipes:

Oatmeal three ways: 

Overnight oats, with Chia seeds, alomnd milk, and berries

Slow cooker oatmeal with a warm fruit compote

Oven casserole oatmeal with bananas and blueberries 


Eggs three ways : 

Poached eggs 

Hard boiled eggs 

Mini muffin egg white cups with spinach, tomatoes, onions, and garlic 

10 openings available

$45.00

Resident Chef

1403 Industrial Rd San Carlos, CA

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
809

Thu, Mar 15 2018 @ 6:00 PM
FRENCH VEGETARIAN
 

 

With their casual atmospheres, neighborhood bistros make you feel at home with simple and honest cooking.

You can re-create that atmosphere at home with this beautiful bistro menu.

 


Skills and Techniques:

 

Making a vinaigrette, Using nut oil, Juicing and zesting citrus, Roasting beets, Toasting nuts, Washing, drying and crisping salad greens, Dressing and seasoning a salad, Making a composed salad, Chopping fresh herbs, Making a compound butter, Putting a compound butter under the skin of a chicken, Using butcher’s twine, Making perfect roast chicken, Blanching green vegetables, Shocking green vegetables, Sautéing green vegetables, Making a classic French dessert, Cooking Golden Delicious apples, Cooking dried plums, Making a tender, flaky crust, Using a tart pan with a removable bottom, Baking a tart.

Recipes:

 

          ·         Caramelized Sweet Onion and Goat Cheese Tartlets

·         Fresh Herb Salad

·         Allumette Potatoes

·         Individual Chocolate Soufflés

Sample Recipe: Berry champagne Cocktails

 

Note: 

Every guest will take home a set of recipes to continue the experience at home! This class includes one complementary tasting of wine for adults, 21 years of age and older. No outside alcohol will be allowed in our classes.

Adult classes are designed for students 14 years of age or older. This is a “Hands On” - “In Kitchen” class that is set to run from 6 - 9 pm, due to the nature of these cooking classes there is a possibility that the class may run past 9 pm, but guests are welcome to leave at their discretion.

We look forward to cooking with you!

10 openings available

$95.00

Resident Chef

1403 Industrial Rd San Carlos, CA

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
812

Fri, Mar 16 2018 @ 6:00 PM
DATE NIGHT: ARGENTINIAN STEAKHOUSE
 

Argentina is home of the fabled Gauchos - those rough and tough cowboys who tend to their cattle on the wide rolling plains of the Pampas. There, they barbecue huge amounts of meat over live fire with traditional accompaniments including the not-to-be-missed national condiment - Chimichurri Sauce. In an Argentine Steakhouse, this rustic, outdoor barbecue or asado (literally translated "roast") has been brought indoors for all to enjoy. In our beefy workshop, we?ll recreate the magic of an Argentine Steakhouse with all the passion and intensity of the tango.


SKILLS AND TECHNIQUES: Making flaky pastry dough; filling and shaping empanadas; roasting and marinating peppers; grilling skirt steak and testing for doneness; creating crusty grill marks; making a sauce; roasting potatoes; making a simple custard dessert.

Recipes:

·         Argentine Empanadas

·         Roasted Marinated Sweet Peppers

·         Grilled Skirt Steak with Chimichurri Sauce

·         Oven-Roasted Potatoes

·         Flan

 

 

Note: 

Every guest will take home a HomeChef Cooking School apron and a set of recipes to continue the experience at home! This class includes one complementary tasting of wine for adults, 21 years of age and older. No outside alcohol will be allowed in our classes.

Adult classes are designed for students 14 years of age or older. This is a “Hands On” - “In Kitchen” class that is set to run from 6 - 9 pm, due to the nature of these cooking classes there is a possibility that the class may run past 9 pm, but guests are welcome to leave at their discretion.

We look forward to cooking with you!

6 openings available

$95.00

Resident Chef

1403 Industrial Rd San Carlos, CA

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
820

Sat, Mar 17 2018 @ 6:00 PM
ST. PATRICK’S DAY CELEBRATION
 

 

Come celebrate your St. Patrick’s Day at Home Chef! Have a taste of the Irish! Come learn some famous Irish recipes. Come have fun with your buddies, and learn some Irish classics at the same time. Learn some classical techniques like perfect mashed potatoes, roasting the perfect casserole, making a custard, and mixing up a delightful spiked after dinner drink. Come and try the luck of the Irish.

 

Recipes:

Sheppard’s Pie

Corn beef & Cabbage

Irish bread pudding

Irish Coffee with whipped cream


 

Note: 

Every guest will take home a HomeChef Cooking School apron and a set of recipes to continue the experience at home! This class includes one complementary tasting of wine for adults, 21 years of age and older. No outside alcohol will be allowed in our classes.

Adult classes are designed for students 14 years of age or older. This is a “Hands On” - “In Kitchen” class that is set to run from 6 - 9 pm, due to the nature of these cooking classes there is a possibility that the class may run past 9 pm, but guests are welcome to leave at their discretion.

We look forward to cooking with you!

8 openings available

$95.00

Resident Chef

1403 Industrial Rd San Carlos, CA

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
813

Sun, Mar 18 2018 @ 1:00 PM
MOTHER & DAUGHTER AFTERNOON TEA PARTY
 

In this class, mothers and daughters can explore the time-honored tradition of the tea party.

They will learn the correct way to brew tea and how to make dainty tea sandwiches and sweets to serve with their tea.

The lessons learned will last long after the last drop of tea is gone!

8 openings available

$65.00

Resident Chef

1403 Industrial Rd San Carlos, CA

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
808

Thu, Mar 22 2018 @ 6:00 PM
SUPERFOODS & WINE PAIRINGS
 

 

Drinking wine along with superfoods such as salmon, beans, nuts, and greens gives you a heaping helping of essential nutrients and power-packed antioxidants. In this groundbreaking workshop, students learn how to cook, eat, and drink their way to health!

Skills and Techniques:

Chopping fresh herbs and onions; mincing and sautéing garlic; making a vinaigrette; marinating onions; making a nut crust; pan-frying salmon; stove-to-oven method; testing fish for doneness; making a streusel topping with superfoods; making a wine reduction; working with vanilla beans; making a bouquet garni; making a flavorful poaching liquid and poaching fruit.

Recipes:

·         Spinach salad with Avocados, Marinated Red Onions and Cilantro-Lime Vinaigrette

·         Pecan-Crusted Salmon 

·         Twice-baked Sweet Potatoes

·         Sautéed Wild Mushrooms with Garlic

·        Honey-Poached Pears with Raspberry Sauce


Menu paired with a Dry Rosé or Pinot Noir

 

Note: 

Every guest will take home a HomeChef Cooking School apron and a set of recipes to continue the experience at home! This class includes one complementary tasting of wine for adults, 21 years of age and older. No outside alcohol will be allowed in our classes.

Adult classes are designed for students 14 years of age or older. This is a “Hands On” - “In Kitchen” class that is set to run from 6 - 9 pm, due to the nature of these cooking classes there is a possibility that the class may run past 9 pm, but guests are welcome to leave at their discretion.

We look forward to cooking with you!

8 openings available

$95.00

Resident Chef

1403 Industrial Rd San Carlos, CA

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
822

Fri, Mar 23 2018 @ 6:00 PM
"SPRING FLING" COCKTAIL PARTY
 

Welcome spring by serving your guests a symphony for the senses. Vibrant colors, exotic flavors and varied textures make these fabulous finger foods refreshingly unique. Easy to make, even easier to eat!

SKILLS AND TECHNIQUES Preparing the perfect spring cocktail buffet; peeling, deveining, blanching and marinating shrimp; making perfect melon balls; cooking with lemongrass; grilling beef skewers to perfection; melting chocolate; hulling, stuffing, dipping and topping strawberries.

Recipes:

  • Shrimp Ceviche with Avocados, Tequila and Lime
  • Prosciutto and Melon Canapés with Fresh Mint
  • Lemongrass-Crusted Grilled Beef Tenderloin Skewers
  • Chocolate-Covered Strawberries stuffed with Amaretto Cream Cheese

 

 

Note: 

Every guest will take home a HomeChef Cooking School apron and a set of recipes to continue the experience at home! This class includes one complementary tasting of wine for adults, 21 years of age and older. No outside alcohol will be allowed in our classes.

Adult classes are designed for students 14 years of age or older. This is a “Hands On” - “In Kitchen” class that is set to run from 6 - 9 pm, due to the nature of these cooking classes there is a possibility that the class may run past 9 pm, but guests are welcome to leave at their discretion.

We look forward to cooking with you!

 

 

 

 

10 openings available

$95.00

Resident Chef

1403 Industrial Rd San Carlos, CA

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
814

Sat, Mar 24 2018 @ 6:00 PM
HOMECHEF BASICS: KNIFE SKILLS
 
 

 Minimize waste, save time, prevent accidents and feel confident using your knives once you’ve honed your skills under the direction of our experienced instructors.

Master proper chef knife techniques for chopping, mincing, slicing, dicing, julienning and cutting into chiffonade.

Our capable staff will instruct you on the selection, care and proper use of cutlery, along with the art of maintaining a sharp knife.

At the end of class, your instructor will prepare a delicious dish utilizing the product of your knife work.

Skills and Techniques:

An overview on purchasing and types of knives; knife safety; proper knife grip and cutting techniques; basic cuts; bench scrapper use; peeling seeding and dicing tomatoes; peeling and deveining shrimp.

Recipes:

Sample recipe: Salsa Fresca

Sample recipe: Garlic Chicken and Fresh Vegetable Stir Fry

 

Note: 

Every guest will take home a HomeChef Cooking School apron upon check in and a set of recipes to continue the experience at home! This class includes one complementary tasting of wine for adults, 21 years of age and older. No outside alcohol will be allowed in our classes.

Adult classes are designed for students 14 years of age or older. This is a “Hands On” - “In Kitchen” class that is set to run from 6 - 9 pm, due to the nature of these cooking classes there is a possibility that the class may run past 9 pm, but guests are welcome to leave at their discretion.

            We look forward to cooking with you!

10 openings available

$65.00

Resident Chef

1403 Industrial Rd San Carlos, CA

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
821

Thu, Mar 29 2018 @ 6:00 PM
THE PALEO DIET
 

 

Come learn how to be a modern hunter gatherer. Interested in learning about the Paleo Diet? learn a few simple and delicious Paleo friendly recipes. Yes, even Chocolate!!!

 The Paleo diet encourages natural foods from the plant and animal world especially when organic and untouched by the horrors of modern food production and manufacturing are loaded with essential nutrition. This means that when we avoid toxins hidden packaged/processed food... and the many hidden toxins in commercial meat, fruits and vegetables. Our bodies begin to clean out and detoxify. This allows our cells to expend less energy in fighting off foreign substances and more on rebuilding, growth and rejuvenation. The result? We look better, feel better, and perform better.

 

Recipes for the 21st Century Hunter Gatherer:

Avocado Salad

Garlic Balsamic Shrimp

Quick and Spicy Spaghetti Squash

Chocolate Hazelnut Tart {paleo, vegan, raw}


Note: 

Every guest will take home a HomeChef Cooking School apron and a set of recipes to continue the experience at home! This class includes one complementary tasting of wine for adults, 21 years of age and older. No outside alcohol will be allowed in our classes.

Adult classes are designed for students 14 years of age or older. This is a “Hands On” - “In Kitchen” class that is set to run from 6 - 9 pm, due to the nature of these cooking classes there is a possibility that the class may run past 9 pm, but guests are welcome to leave at their discretion.

We look forward to cooking with you!

10 openings available

$95.00

Resident Chef

1403 Industrial Rd San Carlos, CA

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
818

Fri, Mar 30 2018 @ 6:00 PM
DESTINATION: GREEK ISLES
 

The Mediterranean tradition of sharing small plates of colorful, flavorful food over great conversation and a spirited libation is one of the hottest dining trends in America.

In Spain, these little snacks are known as tapas, while in Greece, these bite-size treats are known as mezethes. From little plates of olives to miniature meatballs, mezethes are fun, robustly flavored tidbits typically enjoyed with ouzo, the classic Greek aperitif.

Travel with your girlfriends to the "Greek isles" for an evening of laughing, learning and lingering over our masterful meze menu. Opa!

 

SKILLS AND TECHNIQUES Cooking with traditional Greek ingredients; working with phyllo dough; peeling, deveining and cooking shrimp; making and rolling melt-in-your-mouth meatballs; learning folding and rolling techniques for stuffed grape leaves.


Recipes:

·       

           Tzatziki – Traditoinal yogurt, garlic, dill dipping sauce #vegetarian #vegan

·         Baked eggplant and potato dish, baked with ground beef and béchamel sauce (Moussaka)

·         The Greek salad (salata horiatiki) #vegetarian #glutenfree

·         Spinach pie (spanakopita) #vegetarian

·         Rice Pudding (Rizogalo)

 

Note: 

·        This class includes a complementary glass of wine - and possibly Ouzo ;-)

·        Students must be 21 years of age to consume alcohol.

·        Adult classes are designed for students 16 years of age or older.

·        This is a “Hands On” - “In Kitchen” class.

 

Waiting List

$95.00

Resident Chef

1403 Industrial Rd San Carlos, CA

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
819

Sat, Mar 31 2018 @ 6:00 PM
LATIN SIZZLE
 

 

 

 

The Caliente Cuisine of Latin America is one of the hottest trends in cooking today.

Enjoy exploring exciting new flavor combinations and cooking techniques from Mexico, Spain and Argentina.

So, Grab your passport and join us in opening up a whole new world by extending your culinary borders.

 

Recipes:

  • Jicama Citrus Salsa with Tortilla Chips
  • Vegetable & Cheese Enchiladas
  • Grilled Tequila Chicken Salad with Mango, Avocado & Cumin Dressing
  • Saffron Rice
  • Chocolate-Cinnamon Bread Pudding

 


Note: 

·        This class includes complementary wine for adults.

·        Students must be 21 years of age to consume alcohol.

·        Adult classes are designed for students 16 years of age or older.

·        This is a “Hands On” - “In Kitchen” class.

 

10 openings available

$95.00

Resident Chef

1403 Industrial Rd San Carlos, CA