Linda Carucci

Linda Carucci is an award-winning culinary instructor and cookbook author. She wrote Cooking School Secrets for Real World Cooks, which was honored as a finalist for a James Beard cookbook award and for the IACP Julia Child First Book Award. From 2007 to 2011 she was the inaugural chef director at The Art Institute of California, San Francisco and prior to that she served as the first Julia Child director of culinary programs at COPIA in Napa Valley. In 2002 she received the honor of the IACP Cooking Teacher of the Year. In 2014 she was presented the Lifetime Achievement award by the San Francisco Professional Food Society, and at the 2015 Women Chefs & Restaurateurs conference she received the Women who Inspire Award for Educator of the Year.

  • Risotto Workshop
    San Mateo
    Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 6:30 PM
    handson
    $90.00


    Risotto Milanese— demonstration and guided tasting
    Arancini—saffron risotto croquettes stuffed with mozzarella
    Risotto Primavera with Asparagus and Leeks
    Porcini Risotto with Prosecco
    Risotto with Seared Scallops and Crispy Prosciutto
  • Risotto Workshop
    Blackhawk
    Thursday, March 7, 2019, 6:30 PM
    handson
    $90.00


    Risotto Milanese— demonstration and guided tasting
    Arancini—saffron risotto croquettes stuffed with mozzarella
    Risotto Primavera with Asparagus and Leeks
    Porcini Risotto with Prosecco
    Risotto with Seared Scallops and Crispy Prosciutto

  • Seafood Favorites
    San Mateo
    Tuesday, March 12, 2019, 6:30 PM
    handson
    $125.00


    Ahi Poke with Avocado, Scallions and Ginger
    Crab Lover’s Crab Cakes— minimal filler, maximum crab
    Spago’s Smoked Salmon Pizza with Creme Frai^che and Tobiko Caviar
    Shrimp Po’ Boy Sandwich with Homemade Remoulade
    Stir-Fried Clams in Fermented Black Bean Sauce with “Secret Recipe” Garlic Noodles
  • Seafood Favorites
    Blackhawk
    Tuesday, March 19, 2019, 6:30 PM
    handson
    $125.00


    Ahi Poke with Avocado, Scallions and Ginger
    Crab Lover’s Crab Cakes— minimal filler, maximum crab
    Spago’s Smoked Salmon Pizza with Creme Frai^che and Tobiko Caviar
    Shrimp Po’ Boy Sandwich with Homemade Remoulade
    Stir-Fried Clams in Fermented Black Bean Sauce with “Secret Recipe” Garlic Noodles

  • Spring is in the Air
    San Mateo
    Wednesday, April 10, 2019, 6:30 PM
    handson
    $90.00


    Crostini with Fresh Fava Beans, Pecorino and Mint
    Leeks Vinaigrette with Roquefort
    Roasted Rack of Lamb with Rosemary, Garlic and Dijon Mustard
    Savory Bread Pudding with Asparagus
    Instant Strawberry Gelato with Strawberry Crispearls
  • Spring is in the Air
    Blackhawk
    Thursday, April 25, 2019, 6:30 PM
    handson
    $90.00


    Crostini with Fresh Fava Beans, Pecorino and Mint
    Leeks Vinaigrette with Roquefort
    Roasted Rack of Lamb with Rosemary, Garlic and Dijon Mustard
    Savory Bread Pudding with Asparagus
    Instant Strawberry Gelato with Strawberry Crispearls