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Closed for Private Event

Thursday, September 4th


With Love from Menorca

Friday, September 5th

Authentic Mediterranean cuisine from the Balearic Islands with Camila Loew. Recipes may include:

  • Oliagua with Figs
  • Stuffed Zucchini
  • Tomato Perol
  • Roasted Pagel with crispy crust
  • Fish meatballs with Mahon cheese
  • Stuffed Squid

$85 / person

The Asian Melting Pot: Indonesian "Mini" Rijsttafel

Saturday, September 6th

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!


  • Sate Lilit – Grilled Seafood Skewers
  • Tahu Telor – Tall Tofu and Egg Omelet with a Peanut Sauce
  • Opor Ayam – Coconut Curry Chicken
  • Terong Balado – Spicy Eggplant
  • Nasi Kuning – Yellow Rice Cone

$85 / person

Closed for Private Event

Tuesday, September 9th


Closed for Private Event

Wednesday, September 10th


American Comfort Foods

Thursday, September 11th

A special small plates class featuring all-American favorites:

  • Warm Spinach Salad, Pancetta Vinaigrette
  • Old School Meatloaf and Mashed Potato Sliders
  • Mac & Cheese
  • Fried Chicken
  • Apple Hand Pies

$75 / person

Closed for Private Event

Saturday, September 13th


Foods of Mesopotamia with Chef Afreen Wahab

Thursday, September 18th

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.


  • Murgh Masala: Grilled fowls with fenugreek, coriander, and seared seasonal peaches
  • Goan Scallops: Seared scallops with coconut, saffron, fresh curry leaves and grilled seasonal concord grapes
  • Karahi Brinjal: Grilled eggplant with turmeric, cumin and heirloom tomato compote
  • Kerela: Grilled seasonal bitter melon with ‘panch phoran’ and fresh capiscium and onion masala
  • Zucchini Marrow: Grilled summer squash with toasted nigella seed and aromatic spices
  • Peach Baklava: Seasonal peaches layered with toasted almonds and rosewater syrup

$85 / person – SOLD OUT

East Meets West with Ying Chang Compestine

Friday, September 19th

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.


  • Green Tea Steamed Shrimp Dumplings
  • Chickpea-avocado salad with spicy sesame sauce
  • Emperors Shrimp
  • Garlic Pecan Chicken
  • Forbidden Rice with eggs and Almonds
  • Soy Chocolate fantasy or Black sesame seed ice cream

$95 (includes “Cooking with an Asian Accent” book)

Closed for Private Event

Saturday, September 20th


Closed for Private Event

Sunday, September 21st


Closed for Private Event

Wednesday, September 24th


Traditional Paella

Thursday, September 25th

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

Cooking From the Farmers' Market

Friday, September 26th

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

DIY Cheesemaking with The Milk Maid

Saturday, September 27th

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.


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.