Our cooking classes

Please note that menus and chefs
are subject to change without notice.
In addition to our full schedule of single hands-on cooking classes listed below, we offer a great roster of multi-part series classes where
students learn everything from Cooking Basics to Cooking Like the Pros.   
>>> Learn more about our multi-week cooking series.
Cooking Classes
PREP,
Both classes I took this weekend were
wonderful. The meal tonight was the
best that I can remember having in a
very long time. The chef & staff were
all so friendly and professional. It's
obvious that you all love your work.
On a side note,  I left my recipes at
the shop. Can you email me tonight's
class?  (Steak & chocolate )
Thank you!
Becky
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Wonderful experience the whole way
through.....from enrolling in the class
to the cooking to the saying our
good-byes.  We would definitely do it
again!
8/31/15 Kim
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Dear PREP,
I greatly enjoyed Chef Rahm's Red
Meat Class and placed a review on
Yelp.  Bought a Shun knife and am
working my way through a 10-pound
bag of potatoes.  Joy
Our response to Joy -  Thanks so
much Joy, glad to hear.  We love to
see and hear people build small
business up on Yelp rather than tear
them down.  Small businesses and
customers like you help make
America great!
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Hi Chef Karla,
My son and I were a part of the Slow
Cooking class on the 21st. The boy
will not shut up about your uber
delicious polenta dessert.  He is very
excited to attempt to recreate some
of the tasty goodness from the class.  
Thank you again for all you taught
us.  Jen
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Chef Karla,
Please find a picture of my chocolate
souffle I created yesterday.  I also
made the Coconut Macarons... one
word Yummy:)  Thank you again for
your direction and professionalism.  I
am glad that you are my Chef
Instructor.  See you next Saturday.
Daniel
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Hello Chef Karla,
Let me start by saying that I haven't
stopped singing your praises to
anyone that asks how my class went
this weekend.  It was great to have
you and I actually learned
something.  Thank you for making it a
comfortable and fun environment for
all of us.  Thank you again! You are a
fantastic chef and teacher.  I can't
wait until the coming weekend for the
next class.  Samiya
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Dear PREP,
I had the pleasure of studying with
Chef Elizabeth Whitt during your
Learn To Cook Series and your PRO
CHEF I Series.  Not only was I
introduced to new foods and
techniques, but my class time has
revolutionized how I cook at home.  
Our family is reaping the benefits of
greater nutrition and a more confident
chef in the kitchen.  I wanted to let
you know that Chef Whitt is fantastic.  
She is mindful of everyone's learning
styles and genuinely wants everyone
to succeed.  She has had a
tremendous impact for me
personally.  Thank you for providing
such a competent and thoughtful
teacher.  Michelle
Hello Chef Karla
Let me start by saying that I haven't
stopped singing your praises to
anyone that asks how my class went
this weekend. It was great to have
you and I actually learned something!
Thank you for making it a comfortable
and fun environment for all of us. You
are a fantastic chef and teacher. I
can't wait until the coming weekend
for class
Samiya
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Thank you Chef Fama for a great
class on Friday night.  We had fun and
learned a lot and wuold definitely
make this menu again.  See you in
our next class.  Harriet
My son attended your
halloweenbaking class and absolutely
loved it.  I hope you have a lot more
baking classes for children.
Stacey
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Took you French cooking class tonight
andhad the best time! I will be back.   
Norma
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Hi Chef Martin!
We all had so much fun baking (lots
and lots of) bread last night at PREP
Kitchen Essentials! Thank so much for
sharing your expertise, knowledge,
experience, and skills with us! I am
very much looking forward to baking
many loaves of bread!
Thank you!,   Stephanie
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Loved Chef Rahm's vegan class. We
are also Gluten Free and Sung and he
accommodated us. We learned about
knife handling and so much more.
Thanks again- Diann and Walt
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Hi PREP,  Thank you for the recipe
and for such a fun class! I will
definitely be back for a different class
in the near future! Can't wait to try
the focaccia recipe!    Bridgette
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Thank you Chef Fama for a great
class on Friday night Sept. 26, 2014.  
We had fun and learned a lot and
would definitely make this menu
again!  See you in our next class.
Harriet
My wife and I attended your cooking
class on February 11th in Seal beach.  
We just wanted to let you know how
much we enjoyed the class.  Susie
was just outstanding.  We are still
talking about how much we enjoyed
the class and how much we learned.  
It was just great.  We are
recommending the class to everyone
we talk to about cooking.  Once again,
thank you for a very enjoyable
evening.
Fred and Sheila Schultz
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Hello Karla,
I just wanted to Thank You. I am
inspired again.  Your passion for food
and creating great delights equals all
of ours.  It was a very pleasant
surprise.  
You are a very talented Chef, and
Teacher your recommendations and
techniques were easy  to grasp, and
apply.  I look forward Thank you for
your time and consideration,  Naomi
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recently - the Cheese Making class
Attended two classes with Chef Martin
(FUN and went home with some great
cheeses). And this past Friday
Attended two classes with Chef Martin
enjoyed the Tamale class. OMG best
tamales I've ever eaten. It took me
an hour and 15 minutes to get to Prep
from Santa Ana (torture!) however,
the class was amazing - we made
over 200 tamales in 3 hours. It was
SO worth the drive. And, again, we
took home a plate full of the most
delicious tamales ever. The chocolate
tamales were a surprise, and I loved
the carmel sauce over them. Chef
Martin makes the class fun and gets
us all involved. THANKS Prep & Chef!
Lori
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Last night's cooking class -- Summer
Superfoods with Dr. Allen Arnette --
was simply fantastic! I've never taken
a cooking class but always wanted to
try one. Allen made it fun &
interesting. And the food was
delicious! I hope I can take his 3-wk
Cleanse classes in the fall.
Sue
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Hi… I wanted to take a moment to
that I had last night at Prep Essentials
with Chef Z.  My three girlfriends and
I traveled in the pouring rain from the
Aliso Viejo/Ladera Ranch area in
South County.  It took us over an
hour to get there  in the rain and
traffic, but every moment was WORTH
IT!!!  Our class was fun, our chef
instructor was fun and our food
recipes were amazing!   
My girlfriends and I used one of our 2
Groupon certificates and we are all
looking forward to using the next
certificate for the next class!!!  
I hope you do more vegetarian or
Vegan based classes.  I easily have
more vegetarian and even meat
eating friends that would love to take
a class.  Who could possibly turn
down an opportunity to drink wine in a
class and eat great food after learning
very handy cooking techniques????
Thanks for having the class and I will
be on the lookout for more!
Shervita Bibbs
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Fantastic folks at PREP -
Each of the four classes I've taken at
PREP so far has been excellent, and I
love the variety that you offer.  Your
Groupon offer was by far the best
deal I've seen on Groupon ever as it
helped me recruit some friends who I
think are now hooked like I am.  But
you had me before that offer and I'll
continue to take classes even though
I've used both Groupons.  Thank you
very much for providing these classes
and for the variety of great chef
instructors you find.  I love your
store!  Cheers,   Lisa
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Dear PREP,  Thank you for the
recipes!  I had a great time with the
class and learned a lot.  I can't wait to
try these recipes at home!  Mary
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Thank you Chef Fama for a great
class on Friday night Sept. 26, 2014.  
We had fun and learned a lot and
would definitely make this menu
again!  See you in our next class.  
When will the new schedule be out?  
Harriet
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Loved Chef Rahm's vegan class. We
are also Gluten Free and Sung and he
accommodated us. We learned about
knife handling and so much more.  
Please add us to your email list.  Diann
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Chef Karla
My husband and I took your steak
class a week ago Saturday. We sat at
the table closest to the kitchen with
another couple and a gal and her
mother.

Anyway, we truly enjoyed your class
and your personality. It all went so
well together - much like the meal.

We will be taking your Peruvian
cooking class next month and can
hardly wait. One of my dearest
friends married a Peruvian man and
they just recently returned from 1 1/2
years of living there (for work). Her
husband is from Chiclayo (not sure if
I spelled that correctly) and they got
us in to Peruvian cuisine. Can't wait to
cook for them after this class!

Thanks so much Karla. Looking
forward to enjoying more culinary
adventures with you.  Molly
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Chef Karla,
Good morning.  Please find a picture
of my chocolate soufflé I created
yesterday attached herein.

It was a lot of fun making them and
friends and family who tried them said
they were amazing.
I also wanted to show you that I
made Coconut Macaroons drizzled in
homemade chocolate ganache.
One word.....Yummy :)

Thank you again for your direction
and professionalism.  I am so glad
that you are my Chef instructor.
Daniel
See you next Saturday.
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Thursday
January 28
6:30-9p
Slow Cooked Meals
with Rahm Fama
$79     
FULL
Slow cooking but not in a crock pot!. We'll show you how to get the most intense flavor from basic cuts of meat and
how to make the most delicious, delectable, succulent, caramelized vegetables to stand on their own or accompany
any meat. It's all about the layering of flavors and maximizing the culinary potential of separate ingredients.  
Slow Cooked Root Vegetables
Slow Cooked Beef Chuck with Fettucini
Slow Cooked Pulled Pork with Creamy Polent
Slow Cooked Black Beans
Friday
January 29
6:30-9p
Thai Favorites
with Food Network Star Chef Rahm Fama
$79.00     
ENROLL   
Thai Beef Salad
Classic Phad Thai with Shrimp and Chicken
Green Papaya Salad
Red Curry Chicken
Sticky Rice With Mango (in season) or bananas
Saturday
January 30
6-8:30p
Best of Italy and Greece
with Rahm Fama
$79   
ENROLL
Often referred to as the Mediterranean Diet, these heart healthy recipes emphasize healthy fats, whole grains,
vegetables and fruits.  But we don't check the flavor at the door -- these recipes are bursting with the savory and
sweet ingredients that are sure to awaken your palates and excite your senses.
Warm Farro Salad with Mushrooms and Kale
Poached Salmon with Toasted CousCous
Bruschetta Skewers with Tomatoes, Mozzarella, Oregano and Balsamic Reduction
Olive Oil Cake with Orange Syrup
Tuesday
February 2
6:30-9p
How To Cook Fabulous Fish and Seafood
with Chef Elizabeth Whitt
$89      
FULL
Gain some essential knowledge on how to make perfect restaurant-style fish at home by using correct methods,  
tools and ingredients.
Tuscan Style Oven Roasted White Fish
Seared Scallops with Mushrooms and Balsamic Glaze and
Pureed Sweet Potatoes
Salmon Salade Niçoise
Wednesday
February 3
6:30-9p
Pizzas and Flatbreads
with Chef Elizabeth Whitt
$79      
ENROLL
Homemade Pizza Dough
Classic Red Sauce
Margarita Pizza with Fresh Mozzarella and Basil
Mushroom and Fontina Flatbread with Spinach and Garlic
Four Seasons Pizza with Artichokes, Salami, Bell Pepper, Mushrooms
Southwestern Style Pizza with Chicken, Corn, Chiles and Bacon
Dessert Pizza with Nutella and Powdered Sugar
Thursday
February 4
6:30-9p
Meat and Potatoes
with Food Network Star Chef Rahm Fama
$79.00     
ENROLL   
Join us for a night of fun and glamour as Celebrity Chef Rahm Fama teaches all the lucky students some of his
personal favorites from his hit book "Meat and Potatoes".  Chef Fama will be available for book signings as well.
Roast Fingerling Potato and Arugula Salad
New Mexico Red Chili Coffee Crusted Tri Tip
Brick Chicken with Goat Cheese Potato Briquettes
Creamy Corn Blue Cheese Polenta with Caramelized Cippolini Onions
Crispy Brussels Sprouts
Savory Bread Pudding Muffins
Friday
February 5
6:30-9p
Tastes of Spain: Tapas and Paella
with Food Network Star Chef Rahm Fama
$79   
ENROLL
Tiny flavor-packed morsels served on small plates, Spanish tapas are meant to be shared and are ideal for easy
entertaining. Join us as we share classic recipes, full of fresh ingredients and seasonal flavors. Whether you're
serving these small plates as part of the meal or hosting a tapas party, we'll show you presentation ideas and
valuable kitchen shortcuts that make preparation a breeze.
Perfect chicken, shrimp and chorizo paella
Papas Brava
Piquillo peppers stuffed with spicy salmon tartar and lemon oil
Spanish ham and potato tortilla
Catalan flatbread with tapenade
Saturday
February 6
6-8:30p
Succulent Steaks and Dark Chocolate
with Food Network Star Chef Rahm Fama
$79     
FULL
Grilled Steaks with Bernaise Sauce
Potato Zucchini Au Gratin
Chopped Kale Salad with Sunflower Seeds, Hard Boiled Egg and Citrus Vinaigrete
Chocolate Mousse Cake
Tuesday
February 9
6:30-9p
Tapas, Paella and Sangria
with Chef Elizabeth Whitt
$89      
ENROLL
Tapas, a great culinary tradition from Spain, are perfect for American entertaining! Come learn delicious dishes
great for your next party.  The tapas and sangria are best when made ahead of time and the Paella is THE perfect
one-pot meal that requires very little attention.
Roasted Red Pepper Salad with Goat Cheese Toasts
White Bean and Artichoke Puree
Spanish Style Spinach Salad with Manchego
Paella with Chicken, Shrimp and Sausage
Sangria
Wednesday
February 10
6:30-9p
3 Great Chicken Dinners
with Chef Elizabeth Whitt
$79      
FULL
Chicken Alfredo Pasta with Broccoli
Roasted Chicken Provencal
How to Carve and Serve a Whole Chicken
Asian BBQ Chicken and Vegetables
Caramelized Apples in Brown Sugar Caramel Sauce over Ice Cream
Thursday
February 11
6:30-9p
Handmade Pasta Workshop
with Food Network Star Chef Rahm Fama
$79     
ENROLL
Classic Beef Ragu with Fettucini
Squash Carbonara with Pancetta and Sage
Lasagna with Class Made Ginger Chicken Sausage
Chopped Salad with Citrus Vinaigrette
Friday
February 12
6:30-9p
Dinner With Friends
with Food Network Star Chef Rahm Fama
$79     
ENROLL
Here's a great reason to get out of the house, mingle and meet new people and have a fabulous time socializing in
the kitchen while whipping up an awesome meal.  And really, what is better, we ask, then preparing and sharing a
great meal with friends, old and new.  
Chicken Piccata with White Wine Sauce, Lemon and Capers
Homemade Pasta Strips with Pressed Herbs and an Garden Herb Pesto
Stuffed and Slow Roasted Portobello Mushrooms and Tomatoes
Pear Crisp with Balsamic Pear Reduction
Saturday
February 13
12n-3p
French Macarons
with Pastry Chef Karla Flores-Ybaceta
$79     
ENROLL
It's all about the foot and the delicacy and crunch and the egg whites and the beating time and, well, you'll get it
once you take Chef Karla's class where you will learn how to create patisserie-quality French macarons at home.
Our certified Pastry Instructor will walk you through techniques for making these classic pastries and a variety of  
fillings. Despite the rumors, these delicate beauties are easier to make than you might think.
Pink Macarons
Yellow Macarons
Green Macarons
Buttercream Frosting
Chocolate Ganache
Saturday
February 13
6:30-9p
Valentine's Day Dinner
with Food Network Star Chef Rahm Fama
$89    
FULL
What better way to say I love you than making a delicious, romantic meal together with the one you love.  We'll
tone down the lights and turn up the ambiance for a  Valentine's Day experience he or she won't forget.  PREP
Wine will be served throughout the evening.
Rib Eye Steak Finished in a Truffled Browned Butter Sauce
Hundred Layer Scalloped Potatoes with Bechamel Sauce
Iceberg Wedge Salad with Tomatoes, Bacon, Chives and Homemade Blue Cheese Dressing
Flourless Chocolate Hazelnut Torte with Raspbery Sauce and Chantilly Cream
Sunday
February 14
6-8:30p
Valentine's Day Dinner
with Chef Karla Flores-Ybaceta
$89     
FULL
What better way to say I love you than making a delicious, romantic meal together with the one you love.  We'll
tone down the lights and turn up the ambiance for a  Valentine's Day experience he or she won't forget.  PREP
Wine will be served throughout the evening.
Rib Eye Steak Finished in a Truffled Browned Butter Sauce
Hundred Layer Scalloped Potatoes with Bechamel Sauce
Iceberg Wedge Salad with Tomatoes, Bacon, Chives and Homemade Blue Cheese Dressing
Flourless Chocolate Hazelnut Torte with Raspbery Sauce and Chantilly Cream
Tuesday
February 16
6:30-9p
Learn To Cook 3-week Series
with Chef Elizabeth Whitt, Grand Diplôme, Le Cordon Bleu, Paris
$2
59.00     MORE INFO AND ENROLL    
Our most popular class!
We designed the Learn to Cook Series for beginners who want to learn the basics and for seasoned cooks looking
to refine their culinary skills. In each of the three classes you'll master fundamental cooking techniques, learn
about a wide range of ingredients, and understand how to use equipment that will make you a more confident,
capable cook.  
Learn more >>>
Wednesday
February 17
6:30-9p
Steak and Wine Dinner
with Chef Elizabeth Whitt
$89      
ENROLL
Grilled Flatbread with Artichokes and Goat Cheese
Steak with Caramelized Onions and Reduction Sauce
Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Root Vegetables
Chocolate Mousse Napoleons
Wine Served Throughout Evening
Thursday
February 18
6:30-9p
Knife Skills
with Food Network Star Chef Rahm Fama
$79     
ENROLL
In this knife basics workshop, we’ll show you the ins and outs of what many consider to be a chef's most important
tool. You'll master basic knife skills and the fundamental cuts for vegetables (mince, dice, brunoise, bâtonnet and
julienne) as well as a few advanced techniques. We'll even show you how to select the right knife for any job, and
share tips for keeping all of your knives sharp and well maintained at home.
Matchstick Vegetable Salad
Hash Browns with Caramelized Onions
Flank Steak with Chimichurri Sauce
Grilled Fruit Skewers
Friday
February 19
6:30-9p
Thai Favorites
with Food Network Star Chef Rahm Fama
$79.00     
ENROLL   
Thai Beef Salad
Classic Phad Thai with Shrimp and Chicken
Green Papaya Salad
Red Curry Chicken
Sticky Rice With Mango (in season) or bananas
Saturday
February 20
11a-4p
Artisan Bread Workshop
with Pastry Chef Karla Flores-Ybaceta
$99     
ENROLL
Home baked bread - the oven is warming the kitchen, the scent of fresh bread fills the air.  Few things are more
satisfying or comforting not to mention a much healthier alternative to packaged loafs.  Join us as our instructor
demonstrates for bakers of all skill levels-even how to prepare four different kinds of dough, plus variations,
utilizing delayed fermentation techniques developed for easy to make, everyday breads.
and sweet dough. We will be making:
Braided Challah
Ciabatta
Focaccia
Classic French Baguettes
Chocolate Babka
Saturday
February 20
6-8:30p
Romantic Italian Dinner
with Food Network Star Chef Rahm Fama
$79.00     
ENROLL   
Imagine yourself strolling through the Venice Canals, exploring the galleries of Florence or touring the
countryside of Tuscany as you prepare an authentic Italian Dinner replete with ingredients, aromas and
traditions of the most glorious food culture in the history of civilization.  At PREP's Romantic Italian
Dinner, we'll take you there...
Flatbreads with Gorgonzola, Pear and Caramelized Onions
Grilled Bisteca with Roasted Tomato and Feta
Pan Fried Eggplant with Balsamic Vinegar and Capers
Shaved Fennel, Celery and Arugula Salad with Citrus Vinaigrette
Mini Cannolis with Mascarpone and Shaved Chocolate
Sunday
February 21
12n-4p
Professional Chef I Series  (6-week)
$900.00     MORE INFO, CALENDAR AND ENROLL  

Our Professional Chef Series are designed for people
interested in careers as chefs, cooks, caterers or other positions
in the food service industry as well as for home cooks who want to
take their cooking to a professional level.  We teach attendees the equipment, ingredients, techniques, skills and
temperaments used by professional chefs and necessary to work in the food service industry.

Our affordable yet comprehensive courses are perfect for students who,
due to time, scheduling or financial constraints, are not able to attend
full-time culinary school. Because our program is part-time, the cost is significantly less than a full-time culinary
institute.  Tuition covers all equipment and ingredients used in the class.

Learn more about our PRO I Series >>>
Monday
February 22
6:30-10p
Professional Chef I Series  (6-week)

Our Professional Chef Series are designed for people
interested in careers as chefs, cooks, caterers or other positions
in the food service industry as well as for home cooks who want to
take their cooking to a professional level.  We teach attendees the equipment, ingredients, techniques, skills and
temperaments used by professional chefs and necessary to work in the food service industry.

Our affordable yet comprehensive courses are perfect for students who,
due to time, scheduling or financial constraints, are not able to attend
full-time culinary school. Because our program is part-time, the cost is significantly less than a full-time culinary
institute.  Tuition covers all equipment and ingredients used in the class.

Learn more about our PRO I Series >>>
Wednesday
February 24
6:30-9p
Main Dish Salads
with Chef Elizabeth Whitt
$79      
ENROLL
Southwestern Chicken Salad with Buttermilk Herb Dressin
Vietnamese Style Salad with Shrimp and Noodles
Pasadena Salad with Chicken, Tart Apples, Mandarin Oranges, Blue Cheese, Pecans, Raisins and a Honey White
Balsamic Vinaigrette
Panzanelle with Grilled Steak
Thursday   DAYTIME
February 25
11a-1:30p
Quick and Easy Dinner Recipes
with Pastry Chef Karla Flores-Ybaceta
$99     
ENROLL
Easy recipes that are delicious and quick to make are what you will learn in this class.  We love to keep it simple
and basic but also demand flavor in our recipes and these four deliver so perfectly, you'll want to make them over
and over again.
Chicken in Walnut Sauce with Basmati Rice
Sichuan Chicken and Noodles
Shrimp Risotto
Flank Steak with Roasted Potatoes and Tomatoes
Thursday
February 25
6:30-9p
Paleo Recipes
with Food Network Star Chef Rahm Fama
$79.00     
ENROLL   
We'll give you some awesome alternatives to wild game and foraging in this Paleo class while keeping with the
principles of meat, fish, vegetable and fruit.  Like ALL classes at PREP, our recipes never utilize anything
processed!!!  
Kale, Radish and Hard Boiled Egg Salad with Toasted Seeds and Citrus Vinaigrette
Spaghetti Squash with Roasted Fennel, Herbs and Lemon Infused Olive Oil
Orange Cashew Chicken
Eggplant with Lamb or Beef, Mint, Pine Nuts and Tomatoes
Friday
February 26
6:30-9p
Steakhouse Favorites with Wine
with Food Network Star Chef Rahm Fama
$89.00     
FULL
Grilled Steaks with Bernaise Sauce
Chopped Salad
Bacon Macaroni and Cheese
Roasted Brussels Sprouts
Warm Butter Cake with Fresh Whipped Cream
Wine served throughout eveningl
Saturday
February 27
12n-4p
French Pastries
with Pastry Chef Karla Flores-Ybaceta
$79   
ENROLL
Learn how to create patisserie-quality French pastries macarons at home. Our instructor will walk you through
techniques for making a variety of classic pastries and fillings. These delicate beauties are easier to make than
you might think.
Pate au choux
Quick puff pastry
Vanilla pastry cream
Chocolate-glazed éclairs
Fresh Fruit Tarts
Saturday
February 27
6-8:30p
Tastes of Spain: Tapas and Paella
with Food Network Star Chef Rahm Fama
$79   
ENROLL
Tiny flavor-packed morsels served on small plates, Spanish tapas are meant to be shared and are ideal for easy
entertaining. Join us as we share classic recipes, full of fresh ingredients and seasonal flavors. Whether you're
serving these small plates as part of the meal or hosting a tapas party, we'll show you presentation ideas and
valuable kitchen shortcuts that make preparation a breeze.
Perfect chicken, shrimp and chorizo paella
Papas Brava
Piquillo peppers stuffed with spicy salmon tartar and lemon oil
Spanish ham and potato tortilla
Catalan flatbread with tapenade
Wednesday
March 2
6:30-9p
Modern French Bistro
with Chef Elizabeth Whitt
$79      
ENROLL
Leek, Carrot and Zucchini Soup
Tomato, Basil and Goat Cheese Tartines
Chicken Breasts with Prosciutto, Brie Cheese and White Wine Sauce
Homemade Pasta with Fresh Herbs
Strawberry and Lavender Puff Pastry Tarts with Sweetened Cream
Thursday
March 3
6:30-9p
Best of Italy and Greece
with Rahm Fama
$79   
ENROLL
Often referred to as the Mediterranean Diet, these heart healthy recipes emphasize healthy fats, whole grains,
vegetables and fruits.  But we don't check the flavor at the door -- these recipes are bursting with the savory and
sweet ingredients that are sure to awaken your palates and excite your senses.
Warm Farro Salad with Mushrooms and Kale
Poached Salmon with Toasted CousCous
Bruschetta Skewers with Tomatoes, Mozzarella, Oregano and Balsamic Reduction
Olive Oil Cake with Orange Syrup
Friday
March 4
6:30-9p
Surf and Turf
with Rahm Fama
$89   
ENROLL
Dining out may become a thing of the past after we show you how easy it is to make a classic surf and turf dinner
at home. Using the freshest ingredients from land and sea, our chef will teach you and your date fast and easy
techniques for creating great tasting flavor combinations guaranteed to inspire romance.
Lobster bisque shooters
Shrimp and red pepper ceviche on endive spears
Beef medallions with port wine glaze
Garlic confit scalloped potatoes
Chocolate soufflés with salted caramel sauce
Saturday
March 5
12n-4p
CAKES AND CAKE DECORATING MINI WORKSHOP
with Professional Pastry Chef Karla Flores Ybaceta
$89   
ENROLL
Make your own celebration or wedding cake?  Yes, you can.  In this mini-workshop, you will learn the fine art of
celebration cake making with cake decorating ideas and cake design techniques. Let PREP's prominent celebration
cake expert, Pastry Chef Karla Flores-Ybaceta guide you through every layer of the process --from choosing
among flavors and styles to baking, assembling, and decorating your way to a beautiful and delicious celebration
cake.
Eash student will make a basic cake with decoration, and each student will decorate one pre-made cake for a
finished "celebration" cake to take home.
Saturday
March 5
6-8:30p
Wine Lover's Dinner
with Chef Rahm Fama
$89      
ENROLL
Preparing for a visit to wine country, remembering a delightful one or just dreaming? It doesn’t matter, because we’
ll take you on a culinary journey with a menu full of dishes designed to match beautifully with an assortment of
wines. You and your friends will learn tips on cooking with wine, and how to create, from start to finish, an entire
wine lovers’ dinner.
Garden Herb Goat Cheese Mousse Crostini with Caramelized Shallots and Cabernet Caramel
Grilled Salmon with Corn and Sauvignon Blanc Butter Sauce
Mushroom Risotto
Port Poached Pears with Chantilly Cream
Saturday
March 5
6-8:30p
Learn To Cook International:  3-week series
with Chef Elizabeth Whitt, Grand Diplôme, Le Cordon Bleu, Paris
$2
59.00     MORE INFO AND ENROLL    

Join us for an international culinary tour learning the techniques behind your favorite dishes.  This 3 week Hands-
On series focuses on the classic dishes of France, Asia and Italy and the key techniques essential to good cooking.  

In each class we cover the fundamentals of cooking techniques, ingredients and equipment that will help make you
a more confident, capable cook.  We will cover all of the delicious elements of these delicious International cuisines
such as ingredients, techniques, and most importantly how to bring the delicious cuisines of the world into your own
home kitchen.
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