Beginner Cooking Classes in Downtown San Diego

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Beginner cooking classes in Downtown San Diego are the perfect fit for those looking to brush up on their culinary skills. If you truly have little idea on how to go about preparing a meal, join up with talented chefs as they give you skills to last a lifetime. Before long you will feel like a gourmet chef as you create a culinary masterpiece of your very own. Discover flavor combinations to make an outstandingly appetizing meal. Book now.


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San Diego Cooking Class: Outdoor Farm-to-Table Feast 1 slide San Diego Cooking Class: Outdoor Farm-to-Table Feast 2 slide San Diego Cooking Class: Outdoor Farm-to-Table Feast 3 slide San Diego Cooking Class: Outdoor Farm-to-Table Feast 4 slide San Diego Cooking Class: Outdoor Farm-to-Table Feast 5 slide San Diego Cooking Class: Outdoor Farm-to-Table Feast 6 slide
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Outdoor Grilling Class

Outdoor Farm-to-Table Feast

$149
Cooking Class
$149
Learn how to grill a farm-to-table feast infused with island vibes in Chef Jordan's backyard. In this outdoor hands-on grilling class with Chef Jordan, you will learn how to prepare a gourmet three-course menu that fuses farm-to-table Californian cuisine with a touch of island flavor and flair. Some of the recipes...
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Chef Jordan W.
4.9
174 Reviews
Julian
Next Date: Tue, Apr 16th at 4:00PM & other times
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San Diego Cooking Class: Vegetarian Taste of Thailand 1 slide San Diego Cooking Class: Vegetarian Taste of Thailand 2 slide San Diego Cooking Class: Vegetarian Taste of Thailand 3 slide San Diego Cooking Class: Vegetarian Taste of Thailand 4 slide San Diego Cooking Class: Vegetarian Taste of Thailand 5 slide San Diego Cooking Class: Vegetarian Taste of Thailand 6 slide
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Vegetarian Taste of Thailand

$119
Cooking Class
$119
Create a flavorful, vegetarian-friendly menu inspired by authentic Thai ingredients. Thai cuisine presents an ideal canvas for making vegetarian dishes with a bold, satisfying twist. Let Chef Krong be your guide through this interactive cooking class as she teaches you how to create Thai menu items that skip the meat...
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Chef Krong
5.0
53 Reviews
Serving the San Diego area
Next Date: Wed, Apr 17th at 6:00PM & other times
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San Diego Cooking Class: Italian Specialties 1 slide San Diego Cooking Class: Italian Specialties 2 slide San Diego Cooking Class: Italian Specialties 3 slide San Diego Cooking Class: Italian Specialties 4 slide San Diego Cooking Class: Italian Specialties 5 slide San Diego Cooking Class: Italian Specialties 6 slide
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Italian Specialties

$125
Cooking Class
$125
Give your dining options an Old World spin with this sensational Italian spread. Bring authentic Italian flavor home with the help of Chef Fabio in this deluxe cooking class filled with a fine array of regional creations. It's your chance to learn time-honored techniques for turning out delicious dishes you'll be...
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Chef Fabio
5.0
1 Review
Serving the San Diego area
Next Date: Wed, Apr 17th at 6:00PM & other times
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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: Thu, Apr 18th at 10:00AM & other times
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San Diego Cooking Class: Classic Italian Desserts 1 slide San Diego Cooking Class: Classic Italian Desserts 2 slide San Diego Cooking Class: Classic Italian Desserts 3 slide San Diego Cooking Class: Classic Italian Desserts 4 slide San Diego Cooking Class: Classic Italian Desserts 5 slide San Diego Cooking Class: Classic Italian Desserts 6 slide
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Classic Italian Desserts

$135
Cooking Class
$135
Learn how to make an delectable assortment of customizable Italian desserts. This cooking class will teach you everything you need to know to make popular Italian desserts. Prepare these treats like a pro and customize your sweet creations with Chef ShaSha’s expert guidance. First, you'll whip up creamy and rich...
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Chef ShaSha
5.0
41 Reviews
Serving the San Diego area
Next Date: Thu, Apr 18th at 1:00PM & other times
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San Diego Cooking Class: Southeast Asia Culinary Expedition 1 slide San Diego Cooking Class: Southeast Asia Culinary Expedition 2 slide San Diego Cooking Class: Southeast Asia Culinary Expedition 3 slide San Diego Cooking Class: Southeast Asia Culinary Expedition 4 slide San Diego Cooking Class: Southeast Asia Culinary Expedition 5 slide San Diego Cooking Class: Southeast Asia Culinary Expedition 6 slide
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Southeast Asia Culinary Expedition

$125
Cooking Class
$125
Explore ingredients from the Philippines, Thailand, Japan and China in this hands-on cooking class. Chef Nicholas will be your guide in this culinary expedition to Southeast Asia where you'll learn how to create staple dishes from each country of the region, exploring a range of flavors from spicy to sweet. You'll...
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Chef Nicholas
5.0
32 Reviews
Serving the San Diego area
Next Date: Thu, Apr 18th at 1:00PM & other times
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San Diego Cooking Class: Sustainable Seafood Menu 1 slide San Diego Cooking Class: Sustainable Seafood Menu 2 slide San Diego Cooking Class: Sustainable Seafood Menu 3 slide San Diego Cooking Class: Sustainable Seafood Menu 4 slide San Diego Cooking Class: Sustainable Seafood Menu 5 slide San Diego Cooking Class: Sustainable Seafood Menu 6 slide
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Sustainable Seafood Menu

$125
Cooking Class
$125
Learn how to prepare favorite seafood recipes using top quality sustainable ingredients. Join this seafood-focused cooking class for a fun and interactive experience. You'll learn step-by-step instructions from a gourmet chef. Start with a refreshing bluefin tuna ceviche with tamarind ponzu. Learn how to perfectly...
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Chef Sergio
5.0
2 Reviews
Serving the San Diego area
Next Date: Fri, Apr 19th at 6:00PM & other times
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San Diego Cooking Class: Handmade Custom Pizza 101 1 slide San Diego Cooking Class: Handmade Custom Pizza 101 2 slide San Diego Cooking Class: Handmade Custom Pizza 101 3 slide San Diego Cooking Class: Handmade Custom Pizza 101 4 slide San Diego Cooking Class: Handmade Custom Pizza 101 5 slide San Diego Cooking Class: Handmade Custom Pizza 101 6 slide
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Handmade Custom Pizza 101

$85
Cooking Class
$85
Delight in the process of making pizza completely from scratch. Settle in for the labor of love that is homemade pizza. With guidance from Chef Aaron, you will craft a balanced, Italian-inspired meal with pizza as the centerpiece. Begin by layering heirloom tomatoes and mozzarella with basil and balsamic reduction...
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Chef Aaron
5.0
6 Reviews
Serving the San Diego area
Next Date: Mon, Apr 22nd at 6:00PM & other times
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San Diego Cooking Class: Italian Cast Iron Pizza 1 slide San Diego Cooking Class: Italian Cast Iron Pizza 2 slide San Diego Cooking Class: Italian Cast Iron Pizza 3 slide San Diego Cooking Class: Italian Cast Iron Pizza 4 slide San Diego Cooking Class: Italian Cast Iron Pizza 5 slide San Diego Cooking Class: Italian Cast Iron Pizza 6 slide
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Italian Cast Iron Pizza

$85
Cooking Class
$85
Have fun cooking pizza in a cast iron pan, along with crafting other Italian favorites. In this interactive cooking class, let Chef Jarrett teach you all about the spectacular world of creating pizza completely from scratch, a simple yet impressive feat you can share with family and friends. Start your journey with...
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Chef Jarrett
4.6
9 Reviews
Serving the San Diego area
Next Date: Fri, Apr 26th at 6:00PM & other times
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San Diego Cooking Class: Authentic Italian Pasta Making 1 slide San Diego Cooking Class: Authentic Italian Pasta Making 2 slide San Diego Cooking Class: Authentic Italian Pasta Making 3 slide San Diego Cooking Class: Authentic Italian Pasta Making 4 slide San Diego Cooking Class: Authentic Italian Pasta Making 5 slide San Diego Cooking Class: Authentic Italian Pasta Making 6 slide
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Authentic Italian Pasta Making

$149
Cooking Class
$149
Join Chef Jordan in handcrafting a three-course authentic Italian meal from start to finish. In this hands-on class, Chef Jordan will lead you on a journey through some of the most simple, yet awe-inspiring Italian classics — including fresh, homemade pasta. You will begin with a refreshing Caprese salad laden...
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Chef Jordan W.
4.9
174 Reviews
Julian
Next Date: Tue, Apr 16th at 4:00PM & other times
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Thai Cooking 101

$125
Cooking Class
$125
Learn the basics of Thai cooking with some of Thailand's most popular dishes. Chef Krong teaches you some of the basic fundamentals to Thai food in this hands-on cooking class. With a menu featuring some of the most well-loved Thai dishes, this interactive experience introduces the unique flavors and techniques that...
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Chef Krong
5.0
53 Reviews
Serving the San Diego area
Next Date: Wed, Apr 17th at 6:00PM & other times
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San Diego Cooking Class: Magical Mediterranean Menu 1 slide San Diego Cooking Class: Magical Mediterranean Menu 2 slide San Diego Cooking Class: Magical Mediterranean Menu 3 slide San Diego Cooking Class: Magical Mediterranean Menu 4 slide San Diego Cooking Class: Magical Mediterranean Menu 5 slide San Diego Cooking Class: Magical Mediterranean Menu 6 slide
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Magical Mediterranean Menu

$125
Cooking Class
$125
The sunshine flavors of this beloved region are within reach in these stunning selections. Bring a touch of gourmet goodness to your dining lineup with this hands-on cooking class from Chef Fabio. You'll make Mediterranean favorites representing the best of European cuisine in a singular spread brimming with fresh...
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Chef Fabio
5.0
1 Review
Serving the San Diego area
Next Date: Wed, Apr 17th at 6:00PM & other times
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