San Diego (University Heights)
4.9
(31 reviews)

Chef Rachel

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Chef Rachel
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31 Reviews
Chef Rachel is a pastry-making powerhouse and seasoned culinary professional with a passion for sharing her love of baking with other foodies. For over 10 years, she has elevated her craft in bakeries, top-tier restaurants and private events. From upscale French desserts to undeniably gourmet gluten-free delights, Chef Rachel specializes in creating sumptuously sweet cakes, cookies, breads and other baked goods along with classic cuisines, such as French fare.
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Cooking Classes WITH Chef Rachel

San Diego Cooking Class: Culinary Journey to Asia 1 slide San Diego Cooking Class: Culinary Journey to Asia 2 slide San Diego Cooking Class: Culinary Journey to Asia 3 slide San Diego Cooking Class: Culinary Journey to Asia 4 slide San Diego Cooking Class: Culinary Journey to Asia 5 slide San Diego Cooking Class: Culinary Journey to Asia 6 slide
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Culinary Journey to Asia

$125
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$125
Learn how to craft a series of dishes from various regions in Asia. Get familiar with a selection of authentic Asian dishes in this hands-on cooking class. Chef Rachel will guide you through crafting this flavorful menu, sharing tips and teaching techniques along the way. Begin by learning how to craft crispy...
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Chef Rachel
4.9
31 Reviews
Serving the San Diego area
Next Date: Mon, Jul 15th at 10:00AM & other times
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San Diego Cooking Class: Essential Savory Baking Techniques 1 slide San Diego Cooking Class: Essential Savory Baking Techniques 2 slide San Diego Cooking Class: Essential Savory Baking Techniques 3 slide San Diego Cooking Class: Essential Savory Baking Techniques 4 slide San Diego Cooking Class: Essential Savory Baking Techniques 5 slide San Diego Cooking Class: Essential Savory Baking Techniques 6 slide
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Essential Savory Baking Techniques

$125
Cooking Class
$125
Chef Rachel teaches you how to make a spread of savory baked favorites from scratch. Join this hands-on cooking class to make impressive baked recipes that are both savory and satisfying. You’ll learn useful kitchen techniques so you can recreate these delightful recipes for family and friends. First, Chef Rachel...
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Chef Rachel
4.9
31 Reviews
Serving the San Diego area
Next Date: Mon, Jul 15th at 10:00AM & other times
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San Diego Cooking Class: Mediterranean Favorites 1 slide San Diego Cooking Class: Mediterranean Favorites 2 slide San Diego Cooking Class: Mediterranean Favorites 3 slide San Diego Cooking Class: Mediterranean Favorites 4 slide San Diego Cooking Class: Mediterranean Favorites 5 slide San Diego Cooking Class: Mediterranean Favorites 6 slide
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Mediterranean Favorites

$125
Cooking Class
$125
Join Chef Rachel in making a decadent meal of Greek-inspired favorites. In this cooking class, make a menu of Mediterranean favorites, bursting with authentic flavors. Chef Rachel will teach you new kitchen skills and guide you in creating impressive dishes with fresh and flavorful ingredients. Prepare visually...
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Chef Rachel
4.9
31 Reviews
Serving the San Diego area
Next Date: Mon, Jul 15th at 10:00AM & other times
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San Diego Cooking Class: Mastery of Homemade Tarts 1 slide San Diego Cooking Class: Mastery of Homemade Tarts 2 slide San Diego Cooking Class: Mastery of Homemade Tarts 3 slide San Diego Cooking Class: Mastery of Homemade Tarts 4 slide San Diego Cooking Class: Mastery of Homemade Tarts 5 slide San Diego Cooking Class: Mastery of Homemade Tarts 6 slide
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Mastery of Homemade Tarts

$125
Cooking Class
$125
Learn how to make elegant and innovative tarts and pastry creations with Chef Rachel. In this hands-on baking class, the chef will focus on the nuances of preparing vibrant tarts and elegant adornments. Chef Rachel will teach you how to make enchanting apple cinnamon roses filled with cream cheese followed by two...
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Chef Rachel
4.9
31 Reviews
Serving the San Diego area
Next Date: Mon, Jul 15th at 10:00AM & other times
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San Diego Cooking Class: Gourmet Vegan 1 slide San Diego Cooking Class: Gourmet Vegan 2 slide San Diego Cooking Class: Gourmet Vegan 3 slide San Diego Cooking Class: Gourmet Vegan 4 slide San Diego Cooking Class: Gourmet Vegan 5 slide San Diego Cooking Class: Gourmet Vegan 6 slide
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Gourmet Vegan

$125
Cooking Class
$125
Learn how to make an elevated menu focused on plant-based ingredients with Chef Rachel. In this hands-on cooking class, Chef Rachel will guide you through preparing a three-course meal featuring hearty vegetables and vibrant herbs. From knife cuts to roasting, you will apply professional techniques to enhance your...
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Chef Rachel
4.9
31 Reviews
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Next Date: Mon, Jul 15th at 10:00AM & other times
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San Diego Cooking Class: Provençal French Cuisine 1 slide San Diego Cooking Class: Provençal French Cuisine 2 slide San Diego Cooking Class: Provençal French Cuisine 3 slide San Diego Cooking Class: Provençal French Cuisine 4 slide San Diego Cooking Class: Provençal French Cuisine 5 slide San Diego Cooking Class: Provençal French Cuisine 6 slide
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Provençal French Cuisine

$125
Cooking Class
$125
Discover classic French techniques with this regional menu inspired by the south of France. In this interactive cooking class, you'll join Chef Rachel for an exploration of French cuisine highlighting the region of Provence. This rustic meal elevates classic ingredients with a traditional style of French cooking....
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Chef Rachel
4.9
31 Reviews
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Next Date: Mon, Jul 15th at 10:00AM & other times
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San Diego Cooking Class: Fundamental Dessert Techniques 1 slide San Diego Cooking Class: Fundamental Dessert Techniques 2 slide San Diego Cooking Class: Fundamental Dessert Techniques 3 slide San Diego Cooking Class: Fundamental Dessert Techniques 4 slide San Diego Cooking Class: Fundamental Dessert Techniques 5 slide San Diego Cooking Class: Fundamental Dessert Techniques 6 slide
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Fundamental Dessert Techniques

$125
Cooking Class
$125
Explore the art of making elevated, individually portioned desserts with Chef Rachel. In this dessert-focused cooking class, you'll learn the foundational techniques behind three classic sweet treats. Chef Rachel will guide you while balancing delicate flavors to enhance silky panna cotta, smooth crème brûlée and...
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Chef Rachel
4.9
31 Reviews
Serving the San Diego area
Next Date: Mon, Jul 15th at 10:00AM & other times
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Lavender-Infused Vegan Desserts

$125
Cooking Class
$125
Enjoy the complex, floral taste of fragrant lavender in three vegan desserts. In this hands-on, dessert-oriented cooking class, you'll learn how to incorporate lavender flowers into three plant-based desserts. Breathe in the aromatic scents as you cook with Chef Rachel and learn vegan baking techniques. Begin by...
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Chef Rachel
4.9
31 Reviews
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Next Date: Mon, Jul 15th at 10:00AM & other times
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San Diego Cooking Class: A Twist on Indian Favorites 1 slide San Diego Cooking Class: A Twist on Indian Favorites 2 slide San Diego Cooking Class: A Twist on Indian Favorites 3 slide San Diego Cooking Class: A Twist on Indian Favorites 4 slide San Diego Cooking Class: A Twist on Indian Favorites 5 slide San Diego Cooking Class: A Twist on Indian Favorites 6 slide
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A Twist on Indian Favorites

$125
Cooking Class
$125
Put a non-traditional spin on classic Indian dishes with Chef Rachel as your guide. In this hands-on cooking class, Chef Rachel will teach you a handful of non-traditional recipes for the classic and traditional Indian food you know and love, along with smart cooking techniques along the way. You'll begin with...
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Chef Rachel
4.9
31 Reviews
Serving the San Diego area
Next Date: Mon, Jul 15th at 10:00AM & other times
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Private Chef Meals WITH Chef Rachel

San Diego Private Chef Experience: Tour of the Mediterranean
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Tour of the Mediterranean

$119
Private Chef Meal
$119
Embark on a culinary adventure with incredible dishes from a region beloved for its cuisine. In this private chef meal, Chef Rachel sweeps you away with this sophisticated Mediterranean spread. Sample specialties from a variety of locales and discover the different tastes and textures that make up a true...
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4.9
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San Diego Private Chef Experience: Fabulous Fiesta
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Fabulous Fiesta

$119
Private Chef Meal
$119
Enjoy an authentic Mexican menu filled with a delicious selection of tempting regional dishes. The best of Mexican dining comes to your home table in this private chef meal from Chef Rachel. She'll create a menu that brings the traditional flavors of this beloved culinary culture to life. Savor your choice of...
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Chef Rachel
4.9
31 Reviews
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San Diego Private Chef Experience: An Elegant Evening in Tuscany
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An Elegant Evening in Tuscany

$119
Private Chef Meal
$119
Immerse yourself in these authentic, flavorful dishes infused with Tuscan culture. Tuscan cuisine is all about making use of fresh, regional ingredients. As Chef Rachel prepares a mouthwatering meal for you, you'll learn that this means more wholesome meals that are packed with aromatic, delicious natural flavors....
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Chef Rachel
4.9
31 Reviews
Serving the San Diego area
Next Date: Mon, Jul 15th & other times
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San Diego Private Chef Experience: Elevated Plant-Based Feast
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Elevated Plant-Based Feast

$119
Private Chef Meal
$119
Enjoy all of your favorite comfort foods plus new dishes, all made completely vegan. It takes an expert to know how to create a classic comfort food in a completely vegan variation, and Chef Rachel knows how to do just that. Sit back and relax while you savor the enticing flavors of creamy, tangy vegan tzatziki sauce,...
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Chef Rachel
4.9
31 Reviews
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San Diego Private Chef Experience: Rustic Spanish Bistro Cuisine
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Rustic Spanish Bistro Cuisine

$119
Private Chef Meal
$119
Stroll through Spain and Argentina with four authentic, delicious dishes from Chef Rachel. Experience a traditional Spanish and Argentine meal with Mediterranean culture infusion in this private chef meal. You'll get to try some incredible dishes, like from-scratch mushroom and chimichurri empanadas or...
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4.9
31 Reviews
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Next Date: Mon, Jul 15th & other times
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San Diego Private Chef Experience: Brunch Favorites
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Brunch Favorites

$119
Private Chef Meal
$119
Select your favorite brunch dishes and enjoy with Chef Rachel as your private chef. Enjoy brunch with friends and family as Chef Rachel curates the perfect feast completely from scratch. Select from a variety of sweet and savory dishes to create a meal everyone will love. Choose between chakchouka with eggs, tomatoes...
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Chef Rachel
4.9
31 Reviews
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Next Date: Mon, Jul 15th & other times
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San Diego Private Chef Experience: Innovative Keto Fare
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Innovative Keto Fare

$119
Private Chef Meal
$119
A creative reimagining of keto using flavorful new recipes. Discover the exciting culinary possibilities of the keto diet. Enjoy this private chef meal with a menu packed full of healthy flavorful keto dishes. The chef will craft a three-course meal of your choice starting with fresh smoked salmon and cucumber...
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Chef Rachel
4.9
31 Reviews
Serving the San Diego area
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Chef Rachel's Overall Rating

4.9 / 5

Based on 31 reviews

Reviews guests left for Chef Rachel

Rachel C.

Rachel

03/02/24
Chef Rachel provided an exceptional cooking class experience! We thoroughly enjoyed her guidance and instruction throughout the session, as she came well-prepared with all the ingredients and even shared a bonus recipe utilizing items we had available. We highly recommend taking a class with her for an enjoyable culinary adventure.
03/02/24
Brian F.

Brian

01/21/24
Chef Rachel was great. Very accommodating. Really fun to talk with and a very delicious meal. We’d do this again with her.
01/21/24
Chris S.

Chris

12/28/23
Excellent Chef and great experience learning how to make fluffly soufflé pancakes. Highly recommend.
12/28/23