Loves hands-on explorations of new techniques and recipes. 

French Macaron


A hands-on class culminating in a tasting of the class's macarons. A hearty snack of bread and butter, cured meats, cheeses, and a seasonal salad will be served with wine and beer.

Eat More Meatless: Sesame Seeds and Tahini


A hands-on cooking class culminating in a family-style meal served with wine.

Do you say yes to sesame whenever you see it on a menu? If you think sesame should be its own food group, this is the class for you! Join us as we explore sesame and the versatility of this unassuming seed.


Miso Tahini Greens + Grains Bowl
Tahini Glazed Cauliflower Tacos
Black Sesame Bostock
Sesame Honey Date Shakes

Summer Lobster Love


A hands-on cooking class culminating in a family-style dinner served with wine and beer. 

Come join us at 18 Reasons for a feast dedicated to the best: sustainable lobster, never tank-held, overnighted from Maine to the wondrous emporium of Bi-Rite across the street. We will cook up lobster in several formats, enjoying the secrets of breaking them down and using every part. Then, after preparing the meal, we will retire to our dining room for a family-style feast and great conversation with our new-found cooking companions.


A Celebration of Salmon: Butchery, Smoking, and Cooking


A hands-on cooking class culminating in a family-style dinner served with wine.

The glories of summer plus health benefits galore: come to our classroom to learn a potful of salmon secrets! Chef Mike will demo the butchering of a whole salmon and use every bit. Smoking, grill, fritter frying, mousses – we will do as many tasty things as we can to this versatile fish. Then dinner, with a seasonal salad and hunks of delicious San Francisco bread to round out the meal.


Head to Tail Salmon Broth with Udon Noodles and Salmon Mousse Balls


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