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1403 Industrial Rd, San Carlos, CA, 94070
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1139

Fri, Apr. 19, 2019 @ 6:00 PM
THRILL OF THE GRILL - BBQ BASICS
 

Students will be the envy of their friends and neighbors as they wow them with their barbecue know-how.

In our smokin’ hot barbecue boot camp, students will discover tried-and-true tips and techniques for preparing the grill, regulating the heat, smoking, grilling- and the dying art of low- and-slow, fork tender barbecue.

They’ll cook like a pit master as they learn the basic principles for indoor and outdoor barbecue, then learn to prepare uniquely delicious, people-pleasing side dishes.

Whether they’re tailgate warriors, backyard grillmeisters- or just enjoy the “Q”- this class is for anyone wanting to learn all aboutbarbecue.

Skills and Techniques:

Direct grilling; indirect grilling; setting up the grill; hot smoking on a gas grill; cleaning and oiling the grill; using grill utensils; combating grill flare-ups; cooking barbecue indoors and outdoors; using woodchips and liquid smoke; trimming ribs; dry rub; using a mop sauce; testing meat for doneness; resting meat; making barbecue sauce; making marinades; pulling or mincing pork.

Recipes:

·         Fall- Off-the-Bone Bay-Back Ribs with Tangy Mop Sauce

·         Pit Master’s Fire and Spice Dry Rub

·         Kentucky Bourbon Barbecue Glaze

·         Carolina Coleslaw

·         Apple Brown Betty


Sample Recipes:

·         Low-and-Slow Pulled Pork with Traditional Vinegar Sauce

·         Real Deal Barbecued Chicken

·         Roasted Yukon Gold Potato Salad

 

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 a complementary glass of 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.

$95.00

Resident Chef

1403 Industrial Rd San Carlos, CA

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1138

Sat, Apr. 20, 2019 @ 6:00 PM
PAELLA SOCIAL CLUB
 

 HomeChef is proud to partner with Chef Jorge Sanchez, in bringing you this PAELLA SOCIAL CLUB SERIES.

  Chef Jorge, a native of Spain will teach you the art of Mastering this age old dish.

Come experience an evening of classic Spanish Cuisine.

You will learn to master the traditional Seafood Paella, Tortilla de Patatas, and Gazpacho all true Spanish classics.

Finish the evening off with a traditional Sangria!

 

 

Skills & Techniques:

Checking seafood for freshness; cooking seafood and checking doneness;

paella preparation; cooking rice to al dente.


 

 

RECIPES:

 

Seafood Paella

Tortilla de Patatas

Gazpacho

Sangria


 

What To Expect:

Great cooking is about more than recipes - it's about techniques.

Our classes are designed to teach small intimate groups of about 10 people.

You'll work together with other students in a fun, environment led by our professional chef instructors.

This is a “Hands On” - “In Kitchen” class that is set to run from 6pm - 9pm,

due to the nature of these cooking classes there is a possibility that the class may run past 9pm,

but guests are welcome to leave at their discretion.

Keep in mind that you will be standing, cooking and working for most of the class,

please wear comfortable, closed-toe shoes and have long hair tied back.

You will enjoy a generous tasting of every dish.

Adult classes are designed for students 14 years of age or older.

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.

All students receive a coupon good for 10% off purchases of another class.

Every guest will take home a HomeChef Cooking School apron

and a set of recipes to continue the experience at home!

We look forward to cooking with you!

$95.00

Resident Chef

1403 Industrial Rd San Carlos, CA

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1149

Sun, Apr. 21, 2019 @ 5:00 PM
PRIVATE EVENT - BOOK YOURS TODAY!
 

Call to Book your next Birthday Party, Private Event or Corporate Team Building Activity

with HomeChef Cooking School!

650.595.CHEF(2433)

$1.00

Resident Chef

1403 Industrial Rd San Carlos, CA

Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1150

Tue, Apr. 23, 2019 @ 5:00 PM
PRIVATE EVENT - BOOK YOURS TODAY!
 

Call to Book your next Birthday Party, Private Event or Corporate Team Building Activity

with HomeChef Cooking School!

650.595.CHEF(2433)

$1.00

Resident Chef

1403 Industrial Rd San Carlos, CA

Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1141

Thu, Apr. 25, 2019 @ 6:00 PM
CAST IRON COOKING
 

Cast iron cooking is not just for grandmas anymore!

Join us and see why this tried-and-true cookware has made a major comeback.

Learn how a screaming hot pan delivers the ultimate sear and

reap the nutritional benefits from cooking on iron.

 

RECIPES:

Cast Iron Skillet Cornbread from scratch

Cast-Iron Blistered Brussels Sprouts with Pancetta

Spatchcocked Chicken in Iron Skillet

Cast Iron Apple Brown Betty with Vanilla Bean Ice Cream

 

BONUS RECIPE:

Vegetarian Chili in Cast Iron Dutch Oven


What To Expect:

Great cooking is about more than recipes - it's about techniques.

Our classes are designed to teach small intimate groups of about 10 people.

You'll work together with other students in a fun, environment led by our professional chef instructors.

This is a “Hands On” - “In Kitchen” class that is set to run from 6pm - 9pm,

due to the nature of these cooking classes there is a possibility that the class may run past 9pm,

but guests are welcome to leave at their discretion.

Keep in mind that you will be standing, cooking and working for most of the class,

please wear comfortable, closed-toe shoes and have long hair tied back.

You will enjoy a generous tasting of every dish.

Adult classes are designed for students 14 years of age or older.

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.

All students receive a coupon good for 10% off purchases of another class.

Every guest will take home a HomeChef Cooking School apron

and a set of recipes to continue the experience at home!

We look forward to cooking with you!

$95.00

Resident Chef

1403 Industrial Rd San Carlos, CA

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1173

Fri, Apr. 26, 2019 @ 6:00 PM
COUPLES COOKING: CLASSIC STEAK DINNER
 

 Just reading the menu for this steak dinner makes the mouth water.

Enjoy this luxurious evening filled with Crab, Filet Mignon, and Béarnaise Sauce and take the recipes and your skills home to recreate this menu for years to come!

This classic steak house dinner is sure to impress.

 

Recipes:

 

·         Mushroom Caps stuffed with Crab Imperial

·         Bacon-Wrapped Filet Mignon

·         Béarnaise Sauce

·         Oven Roasted Asparagus

·         Twice-Baked Tall Potatoes

·         Iceberg wedge with Homemade Blue Cheese Dressing

·         Bananas Foster

 

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!

 

$110.00

Resident Chef

1403 Industrial Rd San Carlos, CA

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1143

Sat, Apr. 27, 2019 @ 6:00 PM
CALIFORNIA CUISINE
 

Let’s take a culinary road trip down the California Coast.

 Join us for this special tribute to our awesome State we call HOME!

 


 Skills and Techniques:

  •  An overview of knife handling
  •  Roasting whole garlic
  •  Learning to cook in parchment paper
  •  Roasting peppers over open flame
  •  Poaching fresh fruit



Recipes:

  •  Baked Brie & Roasted Garlic
  • Herbed Salmon in Parchment
  • Roasted Corn Salsa
  • Garlic Mashed Potatoes
  • Seasonal Fruit Poached in Balsamic Syrup with Vanilla Ice Cream

 


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!


$95.00

Resident Chef

1403 Industrial Rd San Carlos, CA

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1124

Thu, May. 2, 2019 @ 6:00 PM
CHEESECAKE 101
 

Everyone lovesss a good Cheesecake.

Join us to learn the basics of making an extraordinary cheesecake that will please friends, family, and anyone you are willing to share your delicious cake with!

This delicious dessert will make you the star chef of any party or provide you with wonderful delight when you sit down to enjoy a slice, or two.


Skills and Techniques:

Making cookie crust from scratch; preparing cheesecake filling; gauging accurate doneness of cake; cheesecake flavoring; cheesecake toppings.


Recipes:

  • Original Cheesecake
  • Oreo Cheese Cake
  • Decadent Chocolate Cheesecake
  • Mini molds 

 

 

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!

 

$85.00

Resident Chef

1403 Industrial Rd San Carlos, CA

Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1127

Fri, May. 3, 2019 @ 6:00 PM
DATE NIGHT IN SAN CARLOS
 

Stir up some romance in the kitchen preparing a delightful dinner with your special someone.

This menu promises to thrill you with deliciously decadent dishes such as crab cakes, shrimp, beef tenderloin and creme brulee. Now that's a dinner to remember!

Skills and Techniques:

Preparing a romantic meal for two; making a vinaigrette; working with crabmeat; butterflying and breading shrimp; roasting beef and testing for doneness; creating an emulsion sauce; making custard; caramelizing sugar with a blow-torch.

Recipes:

·         Jumbo Lump Crabcakes

·         Chipotle Tartar Sauce

·         Grilled Tenderloin with Wild Mushroom and Roasted Garlic Pan Sauce

·         Creme Bulee

 

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!

$95.00

Resident Chef

1403 Industrial Rd San Carlos, CA

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1126

Sat, May. 4, 2019 @ 6:00 PM
CINCO DE MAYO FIESTA
 

HOLA AMIGOS Y AMIGAS!!!!!!!!!!

Every 5th of May, lavish feasts and festivities commemorate the Mexican victory at the Battle of Puebla. For our Cinco de Mayo celebration, we chose explosively flavorful, traditional recipes from south of the border. Bring your Amigos for Bueno food and fun in this festive, celebratory class. Viva Mexico!

SKILLS AND TECHNIQUES Creating a celebratory Mexican feast; working with traditional Mexican ingredients; making a traditional Mexican soup; working with avocados; marinating jicama; segmenting citrus; candying peanuts; making mole (wildly popular traditional Mexican sauce); cooking with tomatillos; toasting pumpkin seeds.

Recipes:

  • Mexican Shrimp Cocktail (Coctel de Camarones)
  • Toasted Tortilla Soup with Fresh Cheese (Sopa de Tortilla)
  • Jicama Salad with Tangerines and Candied Peanuts (Ensalada de Jicama)
  • Chicken with Mole
  • Sample Recipe:Mango Sorbet
  • Bonus Recipe:Mexican Sangria


Note: 

  • This class includes a complementary glass of 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. 

$95.00

Resident Chef

1403 Industrial Rd San Carlos, CA

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1152

Sun, May. 5, 2019 @ 5:00 PM
PRIVATE EVENT - BOOK YOURS TODAY!
 

Call to Book your next Birthday Party, Private Event or Corporate Team Building Activity

with HomeChef Cooking School!

650.595.CHEF(2433)

$1.00

Resident Chef

1403 Industrial Rd San Carlos, CA

Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1153

Tue, May. 7, 2019 @ 5:00 PM
PRIVATE EVENT - BOOK YOURS TODAY!
 

Call to Book your next Birthday Party, Private Event or Corporate Team Building Activity

with HomeChef Cooking School!

650.595.CHEF(2433)

$1.00

Resident Chef

1403 Industrial Rd San Carlos, CA

Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1128

Thu, May. 9, 2019 @ 6:00 PM
BAKING WORKSHOP
 

Good baking depends on understanding basic techniques.

Learn the art and science of baking in this comprehensive 3-hour workshop. Whether you're a novice or a seasoned home baker, you'll love expanding your bakeshop repertoire with these delicious, easy-to-follow recipes.


Skills and Techniques: Working with yeast; mixing dough; shaping and proofing loaves; making quick breads; baking cakes; working with chocolate; making drop cookies.


Recipes:

Individual Almond Pound Cakes

Candied Orange Peel Scones

Apple Pecan Sticky Buns


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 2-5 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!

$75.00

Resident Chef

1403 Industrial Rd San Carlos, CA

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1129

Fri, May. 10, 2019 @ 6:00 PM
FAMILY FRIED CHICKEN
 

 Nothing tastes quite as good, as a good piece of fried chicken.

Learn the steps it takes to easily make the perfect fried chicken right in your own home,

no chef or fast food required!

Juicy, golden fried chichen, coming soon to your kitchen.


Skills& Techniques:

Seasoning chicken; dredging chicken; proper frying temperature; proper doneness; frying oils.


RECIPES:

Fried Chicken and all the Fixin's!

 

What To Expect:

Great cooking is about more than recipes - it's about techniques.

Our classes are designed to teach small intimate groups of about 10 people.

You'll work together with other students in a fun, environment led by our professional chef instructors.

This is a “Hands On” - “In Kitchen” class that is set to run from 6pm - 9pm,

due to the nature of these cooking classes there is a possibility that the class may run past 9pm,

but guests are welcome to leave at their discretion.

Keep in mind that you will be standing, cooking and working for most of the class,

please wear comfortable, closed-toe shoes and have long hair tied back.

You will enjoy a generous tasting of every dish.

Adult classes are designed for students 14 years of age or older.

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.

All students receive a coupon good for 10% off purchases of another class.

Every guest will take home a HomeChef Cooking School apron

and a set of recipes to continue the experience at home!

We look forward to cooking with you!

$95.00

Resident Chef

1403 Industrial Rd San Carlos, CA

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1144

Sat, May. 11, 2019 @ 12:00 PM
AFTERNOON TEA PARTY
 

In this class, you will explore the time-honored tradition of the tea party.

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

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


Recipes:

 

  • Brewed Tea
  • Cucumber Sandwiches
  • Mini Fruit Tarts
  • Date-Nut Cheese Spread on Ginger Snaps
  • Petit Chocolate Brownie Bites


Note:

 

Every guest will take home a set of recipes to continue the experience at home!

 

This is a “Hands On” - “In Kitchen” class that is set to run from 12-2 pm, due to the nature of these cooking classes there is a possibility that the class may run past 2 pm, but guests are welcome to leave at their discretion.

 

We look forward to cooking with you!

$65.00

Resident Chef

1403 Industrial Rd San Carlos, CA

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1163

Sat, May. 11, 2019 @ 5:00 PM
SPECIAL MOTHER'S DAY DINNER
 

Cooking is one way of showing love.

Cooking a special meal for Mom is a great way to tell her you love her.

The students will prepare the meal and the Mothers (or other designated adult) will join the class during the last half hour

to enjoy the special meal.

 

Recipes and Techniques to be learned:

 

                                                       Menu:

 

Roasted Chicken in Braided Puff Pastry

 

Broccoli with Lemon Almond Butter

 

Chocolate Strawberry Shortcakes

 

Pink Lemonade Sippers


General Kitchen Knowledge

 

Kitchen safety

Kitchen sanitation and food safety

Knowing when to ask for help in the kitchen

Reading and following a recipe

Gathering ingredients and equipment

Mise en Place

Cleaning as you go

Measuring dry and liquid ingredients

 

Roasted Chicken in Braided Puff Pastry

 

Making and flavoring a chicken salad

Shredding cheese

Chopping onions

Working with puff pastry

Using an egg wash

Cutting out decorations using shaped cutters

Baking filled puff pastry

Broccoli with Lemon Almond Butter

 

Making a compound butter

Zesting and squeezing a lemon

Blanching broccoli

Flavoring and seasoning vegetables

Chocolate Strawberry Shortcakes

 

Measuring flour

Using a food processor

Making shortcake dough

Cutting out shortcakes

Baking shortcakes

Slicing strawberries

Sweetening fresh berries with sugar

Making whipped cream

Building a dessert

Pink Lemonade Sippers

 

Making sparkling lemonade

Rimming glasses with sugar

Creating and garnishing festive drinks

$95.00

Resident Chef

1403 Industrial Rd San Carlos, CA

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1164

Sun, May. 12, 2019 @ 10:00 AM
MOTHER'S DAY: CELEBRATION BRUNCH
 

 

Traditional breakfast fare gets a magical makeover in our Celebratory Brunch Workshop. With this elegant-but-simple menu, many of the recipes can be prepared ahead. So, relax and enjoy the meal with your guests over a steaming cup of cafe au lait. Our delightful brunch menu will ensure the success of any special occasion - from holiday parties to baby showers and bridesmaids' brunches - the possibilities are endless!

 

SKILLS AND TECHNIQUES Learning exciting and essential tips for creating a uniquely delicious brunch; making custard; cooking eggs; working with puff pastry; making and glazing a fresh fruit tart.



Recipes:

  • Almond-Crusted French Toast with Blueberry Maple Syrup
  • Baked Eggs Florentine in Crispy Ham Cups
  • Sweet Bell Pepper "Hash Browns"
  • Apple Turkey Sausage
  • Fresh Fruit Tart
  • Sample Recipe:
  • Café au Lait
  • Bonus Recipe:
  • Raspberry Bellini

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 





Note: 

  • This class includes a complementary glass of 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. 

 

 

 

 

$75.00

Resident Chef

1403 Industrial Rd San Carlos, CA

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1159

Tue, May. 14, 2019 @ 5:00 PM
PRIVATE EVENT - BOOK YOURS TODAY!
 

Call to Book your next Birthday Party, Private Event or Corporate Team Building Activity

with HomeChef Cooking School!

650.595.CHEF(2433)

$1.00

Resident Chef

1403 Industrial Rd San Carlos, CA

Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1160

Wed, May. 15, 2019 @ 5:00 PM
PRIVATE EVENT - BOOK YOURS TODAY!
 

Call to Book your next Birthday Party, Private Event or Corporate Team Building Activity

with HomeChef Cooking School!

650.595.CHEF(2433)

$1.00

Resident Chef

1403 Industrial Rd San Carlos, CA

Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1161

Thu, May. 16, 2019 @ 6:00 PM
GIRLS NIGHT OUT: PASTA FROM SCRATCH
 
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!

$95.00

Resident Chef

1403 Industrial Rd San Carlos, CA

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1162

Fri, May. 17, 2019 @ 6:00 PM
SUSHI 4 THE FAMILY
 

Join us for an educational and delicious Sushi making class, using sustainable fish and organic ingredients.

Each guest will make at least 4 different rolls - that's more than 30 pieces of sushi!

There will be plenty of Sushi to make, eat, and to enjoy.

No sushi making experience is necessary!


 Skills and Techniques:

An overview of knife handling; where to purchase sushi ingredients ad fish; sustainability of fish; use of organic ingredients; preparation of a cucumber seaweed salad; preparation of sushi rice; sushi rolling; preparation of hand rolls; preparation of gluten free sushi.

Recipes:

·         Sushi Rice

·         Cucumber Seaweed Salad

·         Rainbow Roll

·         California Roll


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!


$95.00

Resident Chef

1403 Industrial Rd San Carlos, CA

Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1165

Sat, May. 18, 2019 @ 6:00 PM
MEXICAN FIESTA..... VIVA MEXICO!!!
 

 

Learn to create traditional, yet quick-and-easy, recipes from south of the border.

Bring your Amigos for Bueno food and Mucho fun in this festive, celebratory workshop. Viva Mexico!

 

Recipes:

Hot Chile and Cheese Dip (Chile con Queso)

Chunky Guacamole

Shrimp Fajitas

Mexican Rice

The Perfect Margarita!!!!

Sample Recipes:

Baked Tortilla Chips

Cilantro-Lime Crema

 

 

 

Note: 

·        This class includes a complementary glass of 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.

 

$95.00

Resident Chef

1403 Industrial Rd San Carlos, CA

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1171

Sun, May. 19, 2019 @ 12:00 PM
FARMERS MARKET TOUR & COOKING CLASS
 

 

Jaime & Vasiliki are back to be your personal guide through our vary own San Carlos (Year Round) Farmer's Market!

By the end of the class, you will:

  • Learn about the farming practices and produce from a variety of local farmers
  • Understand seasonality and know when to select products at their peak
  • Know how to highlight farm fresh ingredients in seasonal recipes


Anyone who draws kitchen inspiration from a farmers’ market knows the value of a few tips to make shopping, and cooking, as easy as possible.

We’ll meet at the San Carlos Farmers Market and take you on a guided shopping trip. You’ll meet farmers, pick out produce, bread, proteins, and enjoy a few tastes along the way. When we’re done shopping, we’ll head back to HCCS to prepare dishes with the bounty we’ve purchased.

Instead of being dependent on recipes, you’ll learn how to cook from the market with the best ingredients the season has to offer.

Note: transportation is not included in class. Students will meet in front of the Chase Bank on Laurel St and arrange for transportation back to HMCS.


Menu:

You’ll prepare a three-course meal using seasonal produce

 


Instructors:

Jaime McFaden

Certified health coach, personal trainer, fitness nutrition specialist 
Master trainer and content creator at Aaptiv (#1 audio fitness app)
 
My market is usually moms - busy moms looking for a solution to being healthy while having kids and/or working. I have created numerous healthy recipes, quick workouts and have been featured on weight watchers and audible. I love to cook and help people learn simple solutions to feel better today!
 
Over 10 years experience in health and wellness - from writing fitness articles, features in magazines, content creation, live presentations, kids wellness and yoga. My speciality is helping people find simple solutions to a healthier, happier lifestyle.
 


Vasiliki Fkiaras

MS, CERTIFIED HEALTH COACH

My name is Vasiliki Fkiaras and I am originally from San Jose, CA.I am Certified Health Coach Professional with a MS and BS in Kinesiology. I have been working in the health industry for over five years. I help, support and coach clients achieve their health and fitness goals. With my education, passion for health and wellness, as your Health Coach, I’ll make sure you never go it alone. I’ll be there to guide you and help you develop new habits and make healthy decisions that lead to lifelong transformation.

 

 

 

What To Expect:

Great cooking is about more than recipes - it's about techniques.

Our classes are designed to teach small intimate groups of about 10 people.

You'll work together with other students in a fun, environment led by our professional chef instructors.

This is a “Hands On” - “In Kitchen” class that is set to run from 12pm - 3pm,

due to the nature of these cooking classes there is a possibility that the class may run past 3pm,

but guests are welcome to leave at their discretion.

Keep in mind that you will be standing, cooking and working for most of the class,

please wear comfortable, closed-toe shoes and have long hair tied back.

You will enjoy a generous tasting of every dish.

Adult classes are designed for students 14 years of age or older.

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.

All students receive a coupon good for 10% off purchases of another class.

Every guest will take home a HomeChef Cooking School apron

and a set of recipes to continue the experience at home!

We look forward to cooking with you!

 

$75.00

Resident Chef

1403 Industrial Rd San Carlos, CA

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1154

Mon, May. 20, 2019 @ 5:00 PM
PRIVATE EVENT - BOOK YOURS TODAY!
 

Call to Book your next Birthday Party, Private Event or Corporate Team Building Activity

with HomeChef Cooking School!

650.595.CHEF(2433)

$1.00

Resident Chef

1403 Industrial Rd San Carlos, CA

Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1155

Wed, May. 22, 2019 @ 5:00 PM
PRIVATE EVENT - BOOK YOURS TODAY!
 

Call to Book your next Birthday Party, Private Event or Corporate Team Building Activity

with HomeChef Cooking School!

650.595.CHEF(2433)

$1.00

Resident Chef

1403 Industrial Rd San Carlos, CA

Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1166

Thu, May. 23, 2019 @ 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 products 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 & Fresh Vegetable Stir Fry

 

What To Expect:

Great cooking is about more than recipes - it's about techniques.

Our classes are designed to teach small intimate groups of about 10 people.

You'll work together with other students in a fun, environment led by our professional chef instructors.

This is a “Hands On” - “In Kitchen” class that is set to run from 6pm - 9pm,

due to the nature of these cooking classes there is a possibility that the class may run past 9pm,

but guests are welcome to leave at their discretion.

Keep in mind that you will be standing, cooking and working for most of the class,

please wear comfortable, closed-toe shoes and have long hair tied back.

You will enjoy a generous tasting of every dish.

Adult classes are designed for students 14 years of age or older.

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.

All students receive a coupon good for 10% off purchases of another class.

Every guest will take home a HomeChef Cooking School apron

and a set of recipes to continue the experience at home!

We look forward to cooking with you!

$75.00

Resident Chef

1403 Industrial Rd San Carlos, CA

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1167

Fri, May. 24, 2019 @ 6:00 PM
GLUTEN FREE WORKSHOP
 
 
 

Gluten free is exploding, so maybe it’s time you tried it. Just once?

Our professional chefs will tell you delicious stories and histories of all the dishes they are making.

Your chef will spirit away the wheat in dishes you never thought you could have on a gluten free diet.

They'll teach you about new scrumptious dishes that never needed wheat.

Try a delectable experience today!

You’ll have an awesome time without wheat.

 

Recipes:

TBD     


 



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!

$75.00

Resident Chef

1403 Industrial Rd San Carlos, CA

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1168

Sat, May. 25, 2019 @ 6:00 PM
THRILL OF THE GRILL - BBQ BASICS
 

Students will be the envy of their friends and neighbors as they wow them with their barbecue know-how.

In our smokin’ hot barbecue boot camp, students will discover tried-and-true tips and techniques for preparing the grill, regulating the heat, smoking, grilling- and the dying art of low- and-slow, fork tender barbecue.

They’ll cook like a pit master as they learn the basic principles for indoor and outdoor barbecue, then learn to prepare uniquely delicious, people-pleasing side dishes.

Whether they’re tailgate warriors, backyard grillmeisters- or just enjoy the “Q”- this class is for anyone wanting to learn all aboutbarbecue.

Skills and Techniques:

Direct grilling; indirect grilling; setting up the grill; hot smoking on a gas grill; cleaning and oiling the grill; using grill utensils; combating grill flare-ups; cooking barbecue indoors and outdoors; using woodchips and liquid smoke; trimming ribs; dry rub; using a mop sauce; testing meat for doneness; resting meat; making barbecue sauce; making marinades; pulling or mincing pork.

Recipes:

·         Fall- Off-the-Bone Bay-Back Ribs with Tangy Mop Sauce

·         Pit Master’s Fire and Spice Dry Rub

·         Kentucky Bourbon Barbecue Glaze

·         Carolina Coleslaw

·         Apple Brown Betty


Sample Recipes:

·         Low-and-Slow Pulled Pork with Traditional Vinegar Sauce

·         Real Deal Barbecued Chicken

·         Roasted Yukon Gold Potato Salad

 

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 a complementary glass of 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.

$95.00

Resident Chef

1403 Industrial Rd San Carlos, CA

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1156

Mon, May. 27, 2019 @ 5:00 PM
PRIVATE EVENT - BOOK YOURS TODAY!
 

Call to Book your next Birthday Party, Private Event or Corporate Team Building Activity

with HomeChef Cooking School!

650.595.CHEF(2433)

$1.00

Resident Chef

1403 Industrial Rd San Carlos, CA

Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1157

Tue, May. 28, 2019 @ 5:00 PM
PRIVATE EVENT - BOOK YOURS TODAY!
 

Call to Book your next Birthday Party, Private Event or Corporate Team Building Activity

with HomeChef Cooking School!

650.595.CHEF(2433)

$1.00

Resident Chef

1403 Industrial Rd San Carlos, CA

Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1169

Thu, May. 30, 2019 @ 6:00 PM
GIRLS NIGHT OUT: SUMMER EDITION
 

 

Students will enjoy cooking with their girlfriends and learning new and exciting cooking techniques.

Prepare an irresistible, feast with your girlfriends.

Have fun while learning about exotic ingredients and cooking techniques.

We do all the shopping and clean up the mess, because we know girls just wanna have fun!


Recipes:

Shrimp Ceviche with Tequila and Lime

Prosciutto and Melon Canapés

Lemongrass Beef Skewers

Amaretto Cream Cheese-Stuffed Chocolate Strawberries

          Grilled Asparagus with Ginger Sesame Dipping Sauce

 

Lemon Drop Martinis


 

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!

 

$95.00

Resident Chef

1403 Industrial Rd San Carlos, CA

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1170

Fri, May. 31, 2019 @ 6:00 PM
DATE NIGHT IN SAN CARLOS
 

 

 

San Carlos has some of the finest eateries in the Peninsula....

 

Are you looking for a change this Saturday Night?

 

Stir up some romance in the kitchen preparing a delightful dinner with your special someone.

This menu promises to thrill you with deliciously decadent dishes such as crab cakes, shrimp, beef tenderloin and creme brulee.

Now that's a dinner to remember!

Skills and Techniques:

Preparing a romantic meal for two; making a vinaigrette; working with crabmeat; butterflying and breading shrimp; roasting beef and testing for doneness; creating an emulsion sauce; making custard; caramelizing sugar with a blow-torch.

Recipes:

·         Jumbo Lump Crabcakes

·         Chipotle Tartar Sauce

·         Grilled Tenderloin with Wild Mushroom and Roasted Garlic Pan Sauce

·         Creme Bulee

 

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!

$110.00

Resident Chef

1403 Industrial Rd San Carlos, CA

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1121

Mon, Jun. 24, 2019 @ 9:00 AM
KIDCHEF COOKING CAMP
 

In this hands on week of fun our KidChefs will learn to make brilliant breakfast recipes, finger lickin’ good finger foods, delicious and nutritious snacks, rock n’ rollin’ recipes, and make personal pizza from scratch!

Join us for a week of cooking, creativity, and fun!

 

There is a 5 student minimum for each class so please invite your friends to join us!


Ages: 6-11 years old

5 Class Series 9am-12pm

 

KidChef Menu:

Still in test kitchen!

Will post ASAP

 

 

12 openings available

$500.00

Resident Chef

1403 Industrial Rd San Carlos, CA

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1121

Tue, Jun. 25, 2019 @ 9:00 AM
KIDCHEF COOKING CAMP
 

In this hands on week of fun our KidChefs will learn to make brilliant breakfast recipes, finger lickin’ good finger foods, delicious and nutritious snacks, rock n’ rollin’ recipes, and make personal pizza from scratch!

Join us for a week of cooking, creativity, and fun!

 

There is a 5 student minimum for each class so please invite your friends to join us!


Ages: 6-11 years old

5 Class Series 9am-12pm

 

KidChef Menu:

Still in test kitchen!

Will post ASAP

 

 

12 openings available

$500.00

Resident Chef

1403 Industrial Rd San Carlos, CA

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1121

Wed, Jun. 26, 2019 @ 9:00 AM
KIDCHEF COOKING CAMP
 

In this hands on week of fun our KidChefs will learn to make brilliant breakfast recipes, finger lickin’ good finger foods, delicious and nutritious snacks, rock n’ rollin’ recipes, and make personal pizza from scratch! Join us for a week of cooking, creativity, and fun!

 

There is a 5 student minimum for each class so please invite your friends to join us!

Ages: 6-11 years old

5 Class Series 9am-12pm

KidChef Menu:

Wednesday- Delicious and Nutritious

·         Oodles of Zoodles

·         Pesto Sauce

·         Veggies Favorite Dip- Hummus

 

12 openings available

$500.00

Resident Chef

1403 Industrial Rd San Carlos, CA

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1121

Thu, Jun. 27, 2019 @ 9:00 AM
KIDCHEF COOKING CAMP
 

In this hands on week of fun our KidChefs will learn to make brilliant breakfast recipes, finger lickin’ good finger foods, delicious and nutritious snacks, rock n’ rollin’ recipes, and make personal pizza from scratch!

Join us for a week of cooking, creativity, and fun!

 

There is a 5 student minimum for each class so please invite your friends to join us!


Ages: 6-11 years old

5 Class Series 9am-12pm

 

KidChef Menu:

Still in test kitchen!

Will post ASAP

 

 

12 openings available

$500.00

Resident Chef

1403 Industrial Rd San Carlos, CA

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1121

Fri, Jun. 28, 2019 @ 9:00 AM
KIDCHEF COOKING CAMP
 

In this hands on week of fun our KidChefs will learn to make brilliant breakfast recipes, finger lickin’ good finger foods, delicious and nutritious snacks, rock n’ rollin’ recipes, and make personal pizza from scratch!

Join us for a week of cooking, creativity, and fun!

 

There is a 5 student minimum for each class so please invite your friends to join us!


Ages: 6-11 years old

5 Class Series 9am-12pm

 

KidChef Menu:

Still in test kitchen!

Will post ASAP

 

 

12 openings available

$500.00

Resident Chef

1403 Industrial Rd San Carlos, CA

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1122

Mon, Jul. 22, 2019 @ 9:00 AM
TEENCHEF SERIES
 

In our TeenChef Series students will learn culinary basics from knife skills, to making homemade sweet and savory dishes This series will provide students with hand on experience to keep them busy, learning, and having a blast during their summer break. Students will take home recipes learned each day and a HomeChef apron at the end of the week to continue the fun!


There is a 5 student minimum for each class so please invite your friends to join us!


Ages: 12-18 years old

5 Class Series 9 am-12pm

 

 

 

TeenChef Menu:

Still in test kitchen!

Will post ASAP

11 openings available

$500.00

Resident Chef

1403 Industrial Rd San Carlos, CA

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1122

Tue, Jul. 23, 2019 @ 9:00 AM
TEENCHEF SERIES
 

In our TeenChef Series students will learn culinary basics from knife skills, to making homemade sweet and savory dishes This series will provide students with hand on experience to keep them busy, learning, and having a blast during their summer break. Students will take home recipes learned each day and a HomeChef apron at the end of the week to continue the fun!


There is a 5 student minimum for each class so please invite your friends to join us!


Ages: 12-18 years old

5 Class Series 9 am-12pm

 

 

 

TeenChef Menu:

Still in test kitchen!

Will post ASAP

11 openings available

$500.00

Resident Chef

1403 Industrial Rd San Carlos, CA

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1122

Wed, Jul. 24, 2019 @ 9:00 AM
TEENCHEF SERIES
 

In our TeenChef Series students will learn culinary basics from knife skills, to making homemade sweet and savory dishes This series will provide students with hand on experience to keep them busy, learning, and having a blast during their summer break. Students will take home recipes learned each day and a HomeChef apron at the end of the week to continue the fun!


There is a 5 student minimum for each class so please invite your friends to join us!


Ages: 12-18 years old

5 Class Series 9 am-12pm

 

 

 

TeenChef Menu:

Still in test kitchen!

Will post ASAP

11 openings available

$500.00

Resident Chef

1403 Industrial Rd San Carlos, CA

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1122

Thu, Jul. 25, 2019 @ 9:00 AM
TEENCHEF SERIES
 

In our TeenChef Series students will learn culinary basics from knife skills, to making homemade sweet and savory dishes This series will provide students with hand on experience to keep them busy, learning, and having a blast during their summer break. Students will take home recipes learned each day and a HomeChef apron at the end of the week to continue the fun!


There is a 5 student minimum for each class so please invite your friends to join us!


Ages: 12-18 years old

5 Class Series 9 am-12pm

 

 

 

TeenChef Menu:

Still in test kitchen!

Will post ASAP

11 openings available

$500.00

Resident Chef

1403 Industrial Rd San Carlos, CA

 
Event/Date Description Openings/Price/Location
1122

Fri, Jul. 26, 2019 @ 9:00 AM
TEENCHEFS
 

In our TeenChef Series students will learn culinary basics from knife skills, to making homemade sweet and savory dishes This series will provide students with hand on experience to keep them busy, learning, and having a blast during their summer break. Students will take home recipes learned each day and a HomeChef apron at the end of the week to continue the fun!


There is a 5 student minimum for each class so please invite your friends to join us!


Ages: 12-18 years old

5 Class Series 9 am-12pm

 

 

 

TeenChef Menu:

Still in test kitchen!

Will post ASAP

11 openings available

$500.00

Resident Chef

1403 Industrial Rd San Carlos, CA