The Cavallo Point Cooking School

Rated the #1 Hotel Culinary School by Gayot.com, the Cavallo Point Cooking School is an intimate place to taste, create, and explore. Filled with natural light and top-of-the line culinary equipment, this Bay Area cooking school offers an ever-changing roster of classes and programs flavored by the bounty of organic offerings from the San Francisco Bay Area.

With a maximum capacity of 25 people in the hands-on cooking classes and 30 in the demonstration classes, all classes are led with a keen eye toward seasonality, sustainability, and stewardship by Cooking School Director and Head Chef Tony Adams.

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The Bright, Airy Kitchen with Plenty of Elbow Room

The spacious Cooking School is approximately 1,200 square feet in size, and is filled with the latest kitchen appliances, tools, and accessories. 

It features four workstations for our hands-on classes. For demonstration classes, two flat-screen TVs linked to adjustable cameras provide a close-up look, and comfortable chairs and tables accommodate the students. When the meal is ready, country-wood tables and Heath Ceramics complete a wonderful dining experience. 

Upcoming Cooking Classes

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Chef's Counter

The exclusive, chef-driven experience showcases an evening full of exceptional food and wine for up to six guests. 

chef tony adams

About the Chef

Learn more about the chef who will teach you the techniques, tips, and tricks to cook and entertain at home.

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Private Group Events

These private culinary events focus on classic techniques, seasonality, and sustainability—inspiring people to create, share, and eat!

Frequently Asked Cooking School Questions

I can barely toast a slice of bread. Am I still qualified to attend a class?

Absolutely. We welcome and encourage all skill levels.

Is there an age requirement in the kitchen?

The minimum age for public classes is 15 years old. We often offer public classes specifically designed for kids ages 5+, when accompanied by an adult, or 8+ without an adult.

Will there be a knife safety lesson in each class?

Yes, we review knife safety and knife skills prior to the beginning of each hands-on class.

Can I sign up for a class online?

Yes, tickets can be purchased online through EventBrite. Just click on the class that interests you and click the Buy Tickets button.

Do you even have to cancel classes? If so, what is your cancellation policy?

From time to time, a cooking class or demonstration may have to be canceled. Should that occur, we will notify all participants at least 24 hours prior to the class date and provide a full refund.

What if I need to cancel my class reservation?

As long as you cancel your reservation within 72 hours of the scheduled class time, a full refund will be extended. If you cancel less than 72 hours in advance, the full cost of the class will be forfeited.

What should I wear to a cooking class?

Comfortable clothing and slip-resistant, closed-toe shoes.

I want to have my next party at the Cooking School. Is this possible?

Yes, please contact us directly at [email protected].

How many instructors are there in each class?

Varies by type of class, anywhere from 1 – 4 chef assistants.

Will there be enough food served to constitute an entire meal?

It depends on the type of class. For the most part, we really like to cook, so you won’t go away hungry. But be sure to check the class descriptions, as food service will be noted.