Summer in Provence - In Person

Saturday, September 10, 2022 4:00pm to 8:00pm
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3674 18th St.
San Francisco, CA 94110
United States
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A hands-on in-person cooking class culminating in a dinner served with wine and beer. This class is limited to 14 students. See our registration policies here and our rules for in-person events here.


Located in the South of France, Provence is widely known for its rolling hills of lavender, vineyards of celebrated rosé, and aromatic clusters of rosemary, thyme, oregano, and tarragon (herbes de Provence). Yet there is an unpretentious and practical side to the region, and such values can be seen in its delicious cuisine. Zoe McLaughlin will show us that food that is hearty and honest can be elegant, and simple can seem special.




Aperol Spritz

Summer Tomato & Bread Salad with Anchovy & Caper Vinaigrette

Bouillabaisse—Traditional Fish Stew with Saffron Broth 

Rouille—Saffron & Garlic Spread flavored with Red Chili Peppers, Breadcrumbs & Egg Yolks, served alongside the Bouillabaisse

Pear & Almond Tart 


This menu contains the following common allergens: fish, shellfish, wheat, dairy, tree nuts. If you have allergies or dietary restrictions that concern your ability to cook along, please e-mail before purchasing a ticket.

Let’s Cook Together! 



Zoé McLaughlin was born in Paris and raised in San Francisco. She graduated from Le Cordon Bleu in Paris and worked in restaurants in France while she wrote and published her first cookbook – a collection of family recipes influenced by her multicultural upbringing.  She now lives in San Francisco, where she works in the non-profit culinary world and hosts online cooking demonstrations.  She has a passion for bringing together the diverse flavors and culinary traditions of the Bay Area with the time tested techniques of classical French cooking.


Photo credit: Zoe McLaughlin