Staff Instructors

See individual bios for:

Kara Robinson
Saira Paulose
Ashley Tobin
Jennifer Vanatta
Janice Wacha
Aubrey Winfield


  • BASICS: Chicken Dinner
    Blackhawk
    Thursday, January 10, 2019, 6:30 PM
    handson
    $125.00


    Basic Roast Chicken—whole and butterflied
    Perfect Rice Pilaf
    Spiced Roasted Carrots
    Shaved Sauteed Brussels Sprouts
  • BASICS: Chicken Dinner
    Menlo Park
    Wednesday, January 16, 2019, 6:30 PM
    handson
    $125.00


    Basic Roast Chicken—whole and butterflied
    Perfect Rice Pilaf
    Spiced Roasted Carrots
    Shaved Sauteed Brussels Sprouts

  • BASICS: Knife Skills
    Menlo Park
    Saturday, January 19, 2019, 11:00 AM
    handson
    $125.00


    How to Dice, Julienne, Mince, Chop, Chiffonade and Concasse
    Knife Safety and Handling Techniques
    Overview of Knife Maintenance and Steeling

    A light snack will be provided.
  • BASICS: Handmade Pasta
    Blackhawk
    Tuesday, January 22, 2019, 6:30 PM
    handson
    $125.00


    Fresh Rolled Egg Pasta Dough
    Bow Tie Pasta with Tomato Vodka Cream Sauce
    Spinach Fettuccine with Walnut-Arugula Pesto
    Butternut Squash Ravioli with Brown Butter-Sage Sauce

  • BASICS: Steak Dinner
    San Mateo
    Tuesday, January 22, 2019, 6:30 PM
    handson
    $125.00


    New York Strip Steak with Red Wine Pan Sauce
    Perfect Mashed Potatoes
    Butter Lettuce Salad
    Sauteed Green Beans
  • BASICS: Handmade Pasta
    Menlo Park
    Wednesday, January 23, 2019, 6:30 PM
    handson
    $125.00


    Fresh Rolled Egg Pasta Dough
    Bow Tie Pasta with Tomato Vodka Cream Sauce
    Spinach Fettuccine with Walnut-Arugula Pesto
    Butternut Squash Ravioli with Brown Butter-Sage Sauce

  • BASICS: Steak Dinner
    Blackhawk
    Tuesday, January 29, 2019, 6:30 PM
    handson
    $125.00


    New York Strip Steak with Red Wine Pan Sauce
    Perfect Mashed Potatoes
    Butter Lettuce Salad
    Sauteed Green Beans
  • Cocktails & Cooking: Mardi Gras!
    Blackhawk
    Friday, February 22, 2019, 6 - 8 PM
    handson
    $75.00


    Enjoy a scaled-back, hands-on cooking experience while socializing and mingling.

    New Orleans Hurricane Cocktail
    Crab Cakes with Creole Spice
    Mini Muffulettas
    Oysters Rockefeller
    Beignets

  • Cocktails & Cooking: Mardi Gras!
    San Mateo
    Saturday, March 2, 2019, 5 - 7 PM
    handson
    $75.00


    Enjoy a scaled-back, hands-on cooking experience while socializing and mingling.

    New Orleans Hurricane Cocktail
    Crab Cakes with Creole Spice
    Mini Muffulettas
    Oysters Rockefeller
    Beignets
  • BASICS: Crepes
    Blackhawk
    Wednesday, April 17, 2019, 6:30 PM
    handson
    $125.00


    Basic Crepe Batter—sweet, savory and buckwheat variations
    Beggar’s Purse with Ratatouille Filling
    Chicken Crepes with Spinach and Mushrooms
    Flaming Crepes Suzette
    Parisian Street Crepes with Lemon and Powdered Sugar

  • BASICS: Knife Skills
    Blackhawk
    Wednesday, April 24, 2019, 6:30 pm
    handson
    $125.00


    How to Dice, Julienne, Mince, Chop, Chiffonade and Concasse
    Knife Safety and Handling Techniques
    Overview of Knife Maintenance and Steeling

    A light snack will be provided.
  • BASICS: Crepes
    Menlo Park
    Monday, April 29, 2019, 6:30 PM
    handson
    $125.00


    Basic Crepe Batter—sweet, savory and buckwheat variations
    Beggar’s Purse with Ratatouille Filling
    Chicken Crepes with Spinach and Mushrooms
    Flaming Crepes Suzette
    Parisian Street Crepes with Lemon and Powdered Sugar