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Upcoming Classes & Events

 

Eating in Spain: "Pintxos" – Basque Country Tapas

Friday, October 2nd

Join chef Camila Loew who created a menu that brings together some of the best finger foods from Basque tapas-style bars. This class was inspired by Camila's recent travels to the Basque Country, her favorite gastronomical part of Spain.

Menu:

  • Marinated Anchovies with Basil Oil and Tomato Confit Pintxo
  • Char-roasted Peppers with Fried Quail Egg and Crispy Ibérico Ham Pintxo
  • Grilled Baby Squid with Balsamic Reduction and Parsley Vinaigrette
  • Mushroom Tower Pintxo with Green Pepper and Ham
  • Vegetable and Shrimp Mini-Tartlet
  • Saltcod "Ajoarriero" Pintxo
  • Dark Chocolate with Flaky Salt and Extra-Virgin Olive Oil Pintxo

6:30 – 9:30 pm
$85 / person + tax – SOLD OUT

Private Event

Saturday, October 3rd

Cooking School closed to the public for a private event.

Private Event

Thursday, October 8th

 Cooking School closed to the public for a private event.

Flavors of Indonesia

Friday, October 9th

Hosted by Simran Singh & Stacie Dong of A Little Yumminess. Nasi campur (Indonesian for “mixed rice,” also called nasi rames) is a dish of rice topped with various meats, vegetables, peanuts, eggs and other condiments. Depending on the region, nasi campur may include several different side dishes, including vegetables, fish and meats. It's a staple meal of Southeast Asian countries and especially popular in Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore. This class focuses on the Indonesian family table and nasi campur, essential Indonesian ingredients (show & tell, where to buy them), basic Indonesian-style curry paste, and sambals & condiments.

Menu:

  • Kare Ayam – Chicken Curry
  • Vegetable Curry
  • Balinese Bumbu - Spice Paste
  • Sambal Telur – Chilied Eggs
  • Tumis Kacang Panjang – Green Beans in Sweet Soy
  • Sambal Goreng – Fried Chili Seasoning
  • Acar – Indonesian Pickle
  • Kolek Pisang – Bananas with Coconut, Pandan & Palm Sugar

Passionate about the intersection of cuisine and culture, Simran Singh and Stacie Dong have been teaching, writing about food, and developing recipes together since 2010. They teach classes for both adults and kids with a focus on flavorful, authentic home cooking. Their summer camp, “A Little Yumminess Around the World,” introduces young cooks to world cuisines and the cultural traditions behind the foods they make. In addition to teaching, they write for publications such as the San Jose Mercury News and Bay Area Parent. They also share their favorite globally inspired recipes and family food adventures on their blog.

6:30 – 9:30 pm
$95 / person + tax – SOLD OUT

Private Event

Saturday, October 10th

Cooking School closed to the public for a private event.

Private Event

Monday, October 12th

Cooking School closed to the public for a private event.

Private Event

Tuesday, October 13th

Cooking School closed to the public for a private event.

Private Event

Thursday, October 15th

Cooking School closed to the public for a private event.

Foods of Mesopotamia

Friday, October 16th

Join chef Afreen Wahab on an incredible culinary journey through the Middle East and its incomparable tastes and textures. This class features local Bay Area seasonal fruits and vegetables as seen through her eyes and palette.

Menu:

  • Quail Tagine with Ras-el Hanout, Preserved Lemons, Olives and Cous-Cous
  • Seasonal Grilled Vegetables with Charmoula and Harissa Drizzle
  • Muhammara – Alepo Halabi Pepper and Walnuts with Khobz
  • Honey Almond Cake with Figs

6:30 – 9:30 pm
$85 / person + tax

Cooking From the Farmers' Market with Enriquez Estate Wines

Saturday, October 17th

This unique 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. Come join us for an exceptional evening of drink, food and fun. Your delicious culinary creations will be mindfully matched with Cecilia’s incredible wines. Come and share in their story and learn about the family vacation that lead to their "passion project".

Menu:

  • Avocado and Chorizo Toast
    Brisa
  • Tomato and Pancetta Mussels with Saffron Aioli
    Tempranillo Rosé
  • Chicories with Duck Confit and roasted Delicata Squash, Corn Bread Croutons and Chipotle Orange Vinaigrette
    Tempranillo
  • Braised Goat Shoulder, Polenta and Sautéed Chard with Dried Apricot, Esplette Pepper and Toasted Pumpkin Seeds
    Pinot Noir
  • Pumpkin Gingerbread Tart
    Late Harvest Pinot Noir

5:30 – 9:30 pm
$145 / person + tax

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The Italian Kitchen: Early Fall

Wednesday, October 21st

Discover the traditions and trends in Italian cooking with native Umbrian Viola Buitoni. A former caterer, she is the food specialist for San Francisco’s Italian Cultural Institute.

Menu:

  • Gnocchi con fontina, pinoli e salvia – Gnocchi with fontina, pine nuts and sage
  • Pollo alla cacciatora con porcini – Chicken cacciatore with porcini
  • Semifreddo ai marroni – Chestnut semifreddo

6:30 – 9:30 pm
$85 / person + tax

Private Event

Saturday, October 24th

Cooking School closed to the public for a private event.

Private Event

Wednesday, October 28th

Cooking School closed to the public for a private event.

It's a Spook-tacular Tamale Class

Saturday, October 31st

Get your spook on early with this make-and-take tamale party! Yep, join us in the early afternoon for a hands-on tamale class. Make 'em and take 'em to enjoy at your own fright-filled spooktacular Halloween celebration. Each attendee will get six handmade tamales in their "trick or treat" bag to be steamed and enjoyed at their home during your own spooky celebration.

Menu:

  • Shredded Chicken, Pumpkin Seed Sauce
  • Kale, Pumpkin and Black Beans
  • Pork with Chili Verde
  • Pico de Gallo

11:00 am – 2:00 pm
$85 / person + tax – SOLD OUT

 

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.