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Cooking Classes

Welcome to Our Cooking Classes

Whether you’re a novice in the kitchen or an accomplished home cook, our cooking classes are designed to elevate your culinary skills and inspire your inner chef. Chef Maria Rivera provides hands-on guidance, ensuring that each class is both educational and enjoyable.

What Types of Cooking Classes Do We Offer?

We offer a diverse range of cooking classes tailored to various skill levels and interests. From fundamental techniques to advanced culinary arts, there’s something for everyone. Explore our class offerings below:

Basic Skills Classes

Knife Skills Class at the Ancient Olive

Knife Skills 101:

Learn the essential knife techniques, from proper handling to different cutting styles. Perfect for beginners who want to build a strong foundation in the kitchen.

Essential Cooking Techniques:

Master basic cooking methods such as sautéing, roasting, boiling, and grilling. Gain confidence in preparing a variety of simple yet delicious dishes.

Intermediate Cooking Classes

Dinner Party Success:

Discover how to plan, prep, and execute a three-course meal that will impress your guests. Learn timing, presentation, and pairing techniques.

Comfort Food Favorites:

Dive into the world of hearty, soul-warming dishes like homemade mac and cheese, classic meatloaf, and rustic stews. Perfect for those looking to create family-friendly meals.

Specialty Classes

Mother Sauces Workshop

Delve into the foundational sauces of French cuisine. Learn to make béchamel, velouté, espagnole, hollandaise, and tomato sauce, and explore their countless variations.

International Cuisine

Travel the world from your kitchen by exploring dishes from different cultures. Classes include Italian pasta making, Thai curry preparation, and Mexican street food.

Seasonal Cooking

Prepare for special occasions with our themed classes focused on seasonal ingredients. Learn to make dishes like fresh spring salads, summer berry desserts, hearty autumn soups, and winter stews. Our seasonal cooking classes help you create delicious meals that celebrate the best flavors of each season.

Holiday Cooking

Make your holidays extra special with our holiday cooking classes. Learn to make festive cookies, holiday roasts, and more. Our classes are designed to help you master traditional holiday favorites and impress your guests with delightful and memorable dishes that bring joy to any celebration.

Healthy Cooking Classes

Plant-Based Cooking

Explore the delicious possibilities of plant-based cuisine. Learn to create nutritious and satisfying meals using a variety of vegetables, grains, and legumes.

Nutritious Meals

Discover how to prepare tasty, health-conscious meals that don’t compromise on flavor. Perfect for those looking to maintain a balanced diet.

Private Cooking Classes

For a more personalized experience, we offer private cooking classes in the comfort of your own home. Whether it’s a one-on-one session or a small group, our instructors tailor the class to meet your specific needs and interests.

Events and Special Workshops

Stay updated with our Events Calendar for a list of upcoming classes and special culinary events. From seasonal workshops to guest chef appearances, there’s always something new and exciting happening in our kitchen.

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