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    Tapas, Paella and Sangria

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    Want to add a touch of the international to your culinary repertoire? "Tapa" into the world of Spanish yummies during this hands-on kitchen workshop! (Get it, tapa/topple? Hey, we tried...) Tapas are tiny, flavorful bites of sheer ecstasy are served on small plates, intended to be shared among diners. This makes them perfect for engaging dinner parties built around a shared culinary experience. In addition to learning to craft a few tapas on your own, this kitchen experience will also teach you to make a delicious paella, the perfect accompaniment. Plus, you'll also pick up presentation techniques that are vital to the tapas experience! The class takes place in the bright creative kitchen space maintained by PREP Kitchen Essentials, where you'll get your hands dirty alongside fellow classmates. This makes the workshop not only a great educational experience, but a great place to make some new foodie friends. On the menu: Roasted Red Pepper Salad with Goat Cheese Toasts; White Bean and Artichoke Puree; Spanish Style Spinach Salad with Manchego; Paella with Chicken, and Shrimp and Sausage. And if that wasn't enough, you'll also learn to make a deliciously fruity sangria! You need something wash down all that yum, after all!
    Tapas, Paella and Sangria

    12207 Seal Beach Blvd, Seal Beach

    • Master several Spanish dishes during a tapas and paella workshop
    • Pick up both, preparation and presentation techniques for your next dinner party
    • Enjoy a delicious meal of gourmet morsels that you helped prepare
    • Meet fellow foodies in a fun social kitchen setting
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    9 positive reviews
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    Classic Handmade Pasta

    Pasta is a staple in Italian cuisine and has been since around 1154. Now, in American culture pasta is seen as something quick and easy from a box. In this class, we will get back to the roots of Italian cuisine by creating two types of handmade pasta; linguini and cavatelli from scratch and a classic marinara sauce. All ingredients are easily available at local grocery stores or even in your own home right now so impressing your friends and family with your incredible pasta making skills has never been easier! No experience needed! All ingredients and cooking equipment is provided for you so all that’s needed is a passion for food and a willingness to learn something new.
    Classic Handmade Pasta

    10740 Wilshire Blvd , Los Angeles

    • Learn to make authentic homemade pasta during a social workshop
    • Get hands on experience making both pasta and sauces
    • Enhance the fun with adult beverages available for purchase
    • Develop your cooking repertoire and make some new friends
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    Make Your Own Sushi

    Let’s make your own roll like pro! You can learn how to make sushi rolls from scratch like cooking rice through preparing ingredients and making sauce etc. This class is very casual and easy to follow with step by step method for making 3 sushi rolls by your own style! All participants will make a rice out California roll and Spicy Salmon roll plus a traditional seaweed out Vegetable roll from scratch at this class. Of course you can change how to roll like seaweed out or inside, even vertical or horizontal.
    Make Your Own Sushi

    10740 Wilshire Blvd , Los Angeles

    • Develop your culinary skills with a sushi-making class
    • Learn to prep ingredients and combine them into perfect rolls
    • Enhance the fun with food and drinks available for purchase
    • Treat yourself to a fun social cooking experience
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    Tastes of Spain: Tapas and Paella

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    For the serious foodie, it may seem antithetical to say that good things come in small packages. But when it comes to Spanish tapas, little means big! These tiny, flavorful bites of sheer ecstasy are served on small plates, and are designed to be shared. This makes them perfect for engaging dinner parties built around a shared culinary experience. During this hands-on workshop, you'll learn to craft a few delicious tapas dishes for yourself. Not only will you master preparation of fresh, seasonal recipes, but you'll work on presentation as well -- an integral part of serving tapas. Class takes place in the bright creative kitchen space maintained by PREP Kitchen Essentials, where you'll get your hands dirty alongside fellow classmates. This makes the workshop not only a great educational experience, but a great place to make some new foodie friends! On the menu: Perfect chicken, shrimp and chorizo paella; Papas Brava; Piquillo peppers stuffed with spicy salmon tartar and lemon oil; Spanish ham and potato tortilla; and Catalan flatbread with tapenade. They may be small dishes, but they're a lot to chew on!
    Tastes of Spain: Tapas and Paella

    12207 Seal Beach Blvd, Seal Beach

    • Master several Spanish dishes during a tapas and paella workshop
    • Pick up both, preparation and presentation techniques for your next dinner party
    • Enjoy a delicious meal of gourmet morsels that you helped prepare
    • Meet fellow foodies in a fun social kitchen setting
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    9 positive reviews
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    Knife Skills

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    Looking to sharpen your culinary skills? Get the edge you need to succeed in the kitchen during this "Knife Skills" workshop! Anybody who's ever gotten a cut knows that the knife can be an intimidating implement to work with. That said, it also ranks as one of a serious chef's most important tools. This class is designed to help you build confidence in your knife skills by mastering safe, effective practices for slicing and dicing. You'll use actual foods to accomplish this, as you work techniques on both veggies and meats. You also learn how to select the right knife for each job. Of course, all those "pointers" will probably work up quite an appetite. So, in the process of learning, you'll also prepare a delicious meal! On the menu: Matchstick Vegetable Salad; Hash Browns with Caramelized Onions; Flank Steak with Chimichurri Sauce; and Grilled Fruit Skewers. Looking sharp!
    Knife Skills

    12207 Seal Beach Blvd, Seal Beach

    • Enhance your kitchen knife skills during a hands-on culinary workshop
    • Master safe and effective techniques while cutting vegetables and meats
    • Prepare a delicious meal to enjoy at the class's conclusion
    • Socialize with fellow foodies in a creative learning environment
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    9 positive reviews
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    Fishing Impossible Technique 101

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    Love seafood, but afraid of botching it your home kitchen? Then you'll likely find this hands-on culinary class to be quite the catch! You'll settle into the bright, social cooking environment maintained by Central Coast Culinary & Catering, where you'll master a number of tasty recipes alongside a professional chef. You won't be learning to be a one-trick seahorse, either. You'll poach, steam, and bake a variety of seafood favorites, including shrimp, clams, mussels, salmon, snapper, scallops, ahi, and halibut! As you cook, your instructor will offer insights into how and when to buy fish, so you can plan ahead for that next dinner party. Plus, prepare delicious sauces to serve with your dishes, such as ginger scallion and chipotle butter ... And a yummy dessert! Seems too good to be true, huh? Some may even say it smells a little ... fishy.
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    Fishing Impossible Technique 101

    2078 Parker St, San Luis Obispo

    • Pick up the essentials of preparing seafood during a hands-on culinary experience
    • Master a range of dishes, including shellfish, salmon, snapper, ahi, and halibut
    • Prepare complimentary sauces, a dessert, and dine with fellow foodies
    • Get tips on when and where to purchase various types of seafood
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    2 positive reviews
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    Slow Cooked Meals

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    Tired watching cooking shows? Sick of dreaming of delicious meals and then ordering chinese food? Stop torturing yourself and learn how to cook with the Food Network Star, Chef Rahm Fama. Take your time with your meal as you learn the basics of slow cooked foods. Chef Rahm will walk you through how to cook tasty root vegetables, slow cooked beef, pulled pork with creamy polenta, and slow cooked black beans. Apologies to the midwestern housewives out there -- you will not be using a crockpot for any of these dishes. Stop dreaming about food you want and start eating it!
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    Slow Cooked Meals

    12207 Seal Beach Blvd, Seal Beach

    • Learn to cook along Food Network Star Rahm Fama
    • Practice layering flavors in a dish and maximizing the culinary potential of separate ingredients
    • Discover the secret to making intense flavor from basic cuts of meat and prepare delicious, delectable, succulent, caramelized vegetables to stand on their own or accompany any meat
    • Find your inner foodie and indulge in an educational day of cooking
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    9 positive reviews
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    Paleo Recipes

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    Want to get back to the basics in your culinary routine? Like way, way back? Go paleolithic during this hands-on workshop! Just in case you've been living in a cave somewhere, the paleo diet is an approach to nutrition that emphasizes only eating the foods that were once available to our prehistoric ancestors. During this workshop, you'll learn to follow the fundamental precepts of the paleo diet without actually having to sharpen your own spears and hunt your own game, or get your hands all dirty foraging for edible roots and plants. The class instructor will cover both shopping and recipe preparation. In the process, you'll work alongside fellow foodies in creative kitchen environment as you create a delicious meal that will make pre-history! On the menu: Kale, Radish and Hard Boiled Egg Salad with Toasted Seeds and Citrus Vinaigrette; Spaghetti Squash with Roasted Fennel, Herbs and Lemon Infused Olive Oil; Orange Cashew Chicken; and Eggplant with Lamb or Beef, Mint, Pine Nuts and Tomatoes. Who knew cavemen had five star restaurants?
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    Paleo Recipes

    12207 Seal Beach Blvd, Seal Beach

    • Master several delicious recipes that adhere to a paleolithic diet approach
    • Work with an experienced chef to prepare delicious and nutritious meals
    • Develop confidence in your cooking skills and the ability to recreate each dish on your own
    • Meet fellow foodies and enjoy a scrumptious meal you've prepared together
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    9 positive reviews
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    Cooking 101

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    Have you always wanted to host fancy a dinner party, but are afraid your guests won't be that into charbroiled frozen pizza? Demystify the big, bad kitchen with Cooking 101! You'll settle into a bright, social kitchen studio alongside other foodies, where you'll learn the tricks of the trade from an experienced chef. You won't just learn to cook, either. You'll cover topics such as where to buy food, what to keep in your pantry, and even what types of cookware every home kitchen should have! Numerous additional culinary topics will be covered, including organic vs. natural, grass fed vs. corn fed, herbs, oils, and storage concerns. Practice making basic salads and everyday vinaigrette's, essential meats such as salmon, chicken breast, pork chops, and steak, broccoli and cauliflower, a veggie stir fry, garlic roasted mashed potatoes, and a delicious dessert. So, dinner's at your place, right?
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    Cooking 101

    2078 Parker St, San Luis Obispo

    • Pick up cooking essentials during a culinary class for the clueless
    • Master a number of delicious recipes for both meat and vegetable dishes
    • Learn shopping and storage basics, and discover what kind of kitchenware to buy
    • Build the confidence to recreate these dishes in your home kitchen
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    2 positive reviews
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    Vegetarian Cuisine

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    Think going vegetarian is a huge missed-steak? You'll have no beefs with that idea after this all-veggies cooking class! That's because you'll be learning to cook a variety of delicious and healthy dishes that will transform your home kitchen routine! On the menu: Mallorcan Vegetable Stew Baked in Bowls on Crusty French Bread; Stir-Fried Tofu, Shiitake Mushrooms, Peas, Garlic, Ginger, Soy Sauce, Rice Wine, Chili Sauce; Grilled Vegetable Ratatouille with Roasted Red Pepper, Yellow/Green Zucchini, Japanese Eggplant, Tomatoes, Basil; Italian Parsley, Rosemary, Thyme, Garlic and Red Onion; Spicy Black Bean Chili, Onions, Red Bell Peppers, Cumin, Chipotle Chilies, Tomatoes; Peruvian Chickpea Cakes with Onion, Jalapeno Pepper, Garlic, Cumin and Turmeric; and Le Puy Lentil Soup with Leeks, Onions, Garlic, Turmeric Root and Cumin. And when the cooking is done, there's a feast to be devoured! Designed for foodies of all culinary skillsets, this is a great chance to build confidence in your cooking abilities and maybe make a few new friends in the process. It certainly is something to chew on, huh?
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    Vegetarian Cuisine

    2366 Pelham Ave, Los Angeles

    • Master a variety of vegetarian dishes during this culinary workshop
    • Use gourmet ingredients to create healthy recipes
    • Build confidence in your culinary skills in a supportive learning environment
    • Enjoy scarfing down your creations in class and socializing with other foodies
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    27 positive reviews

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