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Upcoming Classes & Events


Soup & Sandwich Saturday

Saturday, April 6th

Join us for an easygoing Saturday afternoon in the kitchen featuring spring soups and some yummy "sandos".


  • Lentil and Cauliflower with Curry Oil
  • Pea Soup
  • Spring Garlic, Parmesan and Nettle Soup
  • Petite Basque and Prosciutto Grilled Cheese Sandwich
  • Shaved Asparagus and Gruyere with Walnut Orange Pesto

$65 / person + tax

Tax Day Relief 2013

Thursday, April 11th

Whether you are one of those who have already received their refund, are planning on filing at the very last minute, or (like me) will be seeking an extension, don't miss our third installment of Tax Day Relief! Book early; this class sells out in record time. Bring friends and enjoy a big bowl of spaghetti and meatballs paired with nice Chianti.


  • Handmade Pasta Noodles
  • Two Sauces (one red, one not)
  • Homemade Meatballs (we'll throw turkey and spinach into the mix this year)
  • Classic Caesar Salad
  • Fresh Garlic Bread
  • Double Chocolate Chunk Cookies

$65 / person + tax

The Asian Melting Pot: Dim Sum

Saturday, April 13th

Dim sum, "a little touch of the heart", is central to the Southern Chinese Cantonese tea house tradition. In the old days, folks would gather at the tea gardens in the evenings and enjoy these delectable morsels of steamed dumplings over tea and Chinese opera. In this class, we will make some of the popular dim sum items, but without the drama of the opera.

  • Har Gau – Steamed Shrimp Dumpling
  • Gow Choi Gau – Steamed then Panfried Shrimp and Chives Dumpling
  • Lor Mai Gai – Lotus-Leaf Steamed Glutinous Rice with Chicken and Mushrooms
  • Fu Pei Guen – Steamed Bean Curd Skin Springrolls with Mushrooms and Bamboo Shoots
  • BBQ Pork Buns – Steamed Fluffy White Buns filled with BBQ Pork
  • Dou Hua – Silken Tofu with Ginger Syrup

$85 / person + tax

Spring Desserts with Jessica

Wednesday, April 17th

Join Jessica for a class featuring some of the season's best ingredients. These desserts are sure to impress, but are easy to pull off!


  • Lemon Meringue Sponge Cake
  • Vanilla Bean Panna Cotta with Strawberry Rhubarb Jam & Frosted Mint Leaves (gluten free)
  • Chocolate Coconut Milk Ice Cream with Dark Chocolate Dipped Citrus Candy

$55 / person + tax

Cooking From the Farmers Market

Saturday, April 20th

This hands-on cooking class will feature seasonal produce grown within miles of Cavallo Point hand selected fresh from local farmers and purveyors. Prepare and learn about local Bay Area ocean-fresh fish and sustainably raised meats. Your delicious culinary creations will be mindfully matched with complementary wines. Come join us for an exceptional evening of drink, food and fun.


  • Shaved Asparagus Salad
  • Prosciutto Wrapped Rabbit and Braised Chicken
  • Capricious Goat Cheese Gnocchi
  • Sautéed Fava Beans with Mint and Spring Onions
  • Strawberry Rhubarb Crumble


The Italian Kitchen: Spring Cooking of Rome

Thursday, April 25th

Come April, the fragrant street markets of Rome brim with tender greens, purple artichokes and old ladies shelling peas to be sold at a premium to harried working women. The meat of choice is lamb and the city's inimitable ricotta graces savories and sweets of all kind.


  • Minestra di riso e fave (rice and favas soup)
  • Fritto di agnello e carciofi (fried lamb chops and artichokes)
  • Piselli al prosciutto (peas stew with prosciutto)
  • Budino di ricotta (ricotta pudding)

$95 / person + tax

Bait Fish Friday

Friday, April 26th

Tasty and sustainable, what more do you want?


  • Blackened Trout Sando with Kraut Slaw
  • Fries with Eyes, Chipotle Tartar Sauce
  • Pan Roasted Calamari with Green Garlic and Lemon, Polenta Fries
  • Grilled Sardine Bruschetta with Piquillo Peppers and Capricious Goat Cheese

$65 / person + tax


Please note that the Cavallo Point Cooking School reserves the right to cancel classes up to 24 hours prior to the event. In this instance, a refund will be issued. Should you need to cancel your class reservation, you may do so within 72 hours of the scheduled class start time without penalty and a full refund will be extended.