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.

  • 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
  • Summertime Seafood Favorites
    San Mateo
    Tuesday, June 11, 2019, 6:30 PM
    handson
    $125.00


    Japanese-Style Shrimp Salad with Rice Vinegar and Shirataki Noodles
    Olive Oil Poached Halibut with Tomato-Basil Vinaigrette
    Nubble Point Scallops Baked with Cracker Crumbs and White Wine
    Broiled Swordfish with Mango Salsa
    Lemon Gelato and Prosecco Slush

  • Summertime Seafood Favorites
    Blackhawk
    Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 6:30 PM
    handson
    $125.00


    Japanese-Style Shrimp Salad with Rice Vinegar and Shirataki Noodles
    Olive Oil Poached Halibut with Tomato-Basil Vinaigrette
    Nubble Point Scallops Baked with Cracker Crumbs and White Wine
    Broiled Swordfish with Mango Salsa
    Lemon Gelato and Prosecco Slush
  • Fresh From the Italian Garden
    San Mateo
    Tuesday, July 23, 2019, 6:30 PM
    handson
    $90.00


    My Grandmother’s Fried Squash Blossoms
    Panzanella Salad with Artisan Croutons, Heirloom Tomatoes, Cucumbers and Red Wine Vinaigrette
    Pasta alla Norma with Eggplant, Tomatoes and Ricotta Salata
    Zucchini “Lasagne” with Ricotta and Crumbled Sausage
    Strawberry Granita Parfait

  • Fresh From the Italian Garden
    Blackhawk
    Wednesday, August 7, 2019, 6:30 PM
    handson
    $90.00


    My Grandmother’s Fried Squash Blossoms
    Panzanella Salad with Artisan Croutons, Heirloom Tomatoes, Cucumbers and Red Wine Vinaigrette
    Pasta alla Norma with Eggplant, Tomatoes and Ricotta Salata
    Zucchini “Lasagne” with Ricotta and Crumbled Sausage
    Strawberry Granita Parfait