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11 Lexus Hotel Partner chefs from around the country create specialty dishes for this weekend culinary celebration, complemented by premier wines from 20 Napa, Sonoma and Marin vintners. Also, enjoy wine tastings presented by a Master Sommelier. more
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Join Chef Linda Tay Esposito to create the communal Indonesian rice table – a large platter with yellow rice cone in the middle, surrounded by a medley of spicy, sweet, sour and salty flavors. We just won't have a procession of maidens to serve you!
$85 / person
A special small plates class featuring all-American favorites:
$75 / person
All civilization is said to date back to the river valleys and water supplies of ancient Mesopotamia. Join us on a tasty voyage of discovery, using your imagination and taste buds to time-travel back 4000 years. Close your eyes and imagine lush gardens; breathe in the heady scents of saffron, cinnamon, cumin, fennel and fenugreek being toasted on ancient stovetops. These aromatic, pungent spices with their tantalizing display of colors and warm flavor profiles are the culinary fabric of Mesopotamia. Chef Afreen Wahab hosts this epicurean journey, honoring the traditions, culinary techniques and spice palettes of the Middle East and South Asia.
$85 / person – SOLD OUT
A national authority on Asian culture and cuisine, award-winning author and former food editor for Martha Stewart's Whole Living magazine, Ying is the versatile and prolific author of 20 books, including five cookbooks. She is the host of the popular TV cooking show “New Ideas for Delicious Meals” on Phoenix TV, as the spokesperson for Nestlé Maggi. Ying is also the former spokesperson for Celestial Seasonings.
Frequently sought after by the media, Ying has been featured on numerous national television programs, and is regularly profiled in prestigious news media, such as the New York Times, Washington Post, San Francisco Chronicle and Huffington Post. Named one of "50 Great Writers You Should Be Reading" by the Author's Show, Ying has contributed to Cooking Light, EatingWell, Self, Men's Health, Christian Science Monitor and many other prestigious national publications.
$95 (includes “Cooking with an Asian Accent” book)
Tradition has it that true paella in Valencia is cooked only by men, over an open fire, fueled by orange and pine branches and pine cones. We’ll have to adjust that a bit. Join Camila Loew for a Paella Party featuring an Autumn influenced paella prepared by a medley of guests (that’s you) over a not-so-open fire.
$75 / person
To enroll, call 1.888.651.2003
This hands-on cooking class features 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.
$125 / person – SOLD OUT
Join Louella Hill, The San Francisco Milk Maid, for an afternoon of hands-on cheesemaking fun. In this entertaining and delicious class, you won't just learn how to trick milk into magical curds, you'll also roll up your sleeves and craft your very own fresh cheeses; fromage blanc, fragrant feta and crème fraîche. Class includes easy-to-follow recipes, a take-home cheese project and more home cheesemaking enthusiasm than you even thought possible.
$125 / person
Attendees are advised to secure long hair, wear comfortable shoes, and bring take-home containers (8-16 oz.) for their freshly made cheeses.