Our cooking classes

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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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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
Healthy Eating  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.  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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subject to change without notice.
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Thursday
April 21
6:30-9p
Elegant Dinner Party
with Food Network Star Chef Rahm Fama
$89.00     
ENROLL   
Pepper Glazed Goat Cheese Gratin
Zucchini Soup With Creme Fraiche and Cilantro
Garlic and Rosemary Roast Pork Loin
Farro Salad with Fried Cauliflower and Prosciutto
Warm Chocolate Cakes with Apricot Sauce
Friday
April 22
6:30-9p
Pasta Workshop
with Food Network Star Chef Rahm Fama
$89.00        
Pasta Carbonara with Peas and Prosciutto
Three Cheese Tortellini with Garlic and Roasted Tomatoes
Fettucini with Arugula Walnut Pesto
"La Scala" Chopped Salad with Citrus Vinaigrette
Saturday
April 23
6-8:30p
Dim Sum and Dumplings
with Food Network Star Chef Rahm Fama
$89     
ENROLL
Man Tou Buns
Char Siu Bao - Chinese Steamed Buns with BBQ Pork Filling
Sew Mai Dumplings
Pai Gwat - Garlic Spareribs
Gyoza Pot Stickers
Tuesday
April 26
6:30-9p
Evening in Provence
with Chef Elizabeth Whitt
$89   
ENROLL
Open up a bottle of chilled crisp white for this great class featuring the delicious foods of a Provence
Pichade (French Tomato Flatbread Tart)
Provencal Roast Chicken
Saffron Rice
Gâteau aux pignons (Pine Nut Cake)
Wednesday   DAYTIME
April 27
11a-1:30p
Main Dish Salads
with Chef Elizabeth Whitt
$89   
ENROLL
Southwestern Chicken Salad with Buttermilk Herb Dressing
Vietnamese Style Salad with Shrimp and Noodles
Pasadena Salad with Chicken, Tart Apples, Mandarine Oranges, Blue Cheese, Pecans, Raisins and a Honey White
Balsamic Vinaigrette
Panzanelle with Grilled Steak
Thursday
April 28
6:30-9p
Knife Skills
with Food Network Star Chef Rahm Fama
$89     
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
April 29
6:30-9p
Steakhouse Favorites
with Food Network Star Chef Rahm Fama
$89     
ENROLL
Spinach Salad with Hard Boiled Egg, Toasted Breadcrumbs and Hot Bacon Vinaigrette
Mixed Grill - Grilled Pork Chops and Grilled Hanger Steak
Cheese Souffles
Chocolate Peanut Butter Tart with Chantilly Whipped Cream
Saturday   DAYTIME
April 30
2-4:30p
Parents and Kids Cook Together
with PREP Staff
$89 for a pair   
FULL
Lasagna Rolls
Chopped Greek Salad
Fruit Tarts
Saturday
April 30
6-8:30p
Dinner With Friends
with Food Network Star Chef Rahm Fama
$89     
FULL
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
Tuesday
May 3
6:30-9p
Parisian Cafe
with Chef Elizabeth Whitt
$89      
ENROLL
Coquilles St Jacques Provençales ~ Provençal Style Scallops
Steak au Poivre ~ Steak with Pepper Sauce
Gratin Dauphinois ~ Au Gratin Potatoes
Petits Pots au Chocolat ~ Chocolate Custard Cups with Whipped Cream
Thursday
May 5
6:30-9p
Thai Favorites
with Food Network Star Chef Rahm Fama
$89.00     
ENROLL   
Thai Beef with Peanut Sauce
Classic Phad Thai with Shrimp and Chicken
Thai Cabbage Salad
Red Curry Chicken
Sticky Rice With Mango (in season) or Bananas
Friday
May 6
6:30-9p
Tastes of Spain: Tapas and Paella
with Food Network Star Chef Rahm Fama
$89   
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
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
May 7
6-8:30p
Surf and Turf
with Chef 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
Tueesday
May 10
6:30-9p
Delicious CHicken Dinners
with Chef Elizabeth Whitt
$89   
ENROLL
Grilled Lemon and Garlic Chicken
Za’atar Rice Pilaf
Chicken and Vegetable Thai Green Curry
Pan Seared Chicken Breast with Tomato, Corn and Basil Sauce and Pasta
Flambéed Fruit with Ice Cream and Balsamic Drizzle
Wednesday
May 11
6:30-9p
How To Cook Fabulous Fish and Seafood
with Chef Elizabegth Whitt
$89   
ENROLL
Gain some essential knowledge on how to make perfect restaurant-style fish at home by using correct methods,
tools and ingredients.
Whitefish Putanesca Papillote with Pasta
Pan Seared Salmon with Ponzu Sauce
Caramelized Shallot Rice Pilaf
White Fish with Parsley and Lemon Sauce
Coffee Ice Cream with Chocolate Sauce
Thursday
May 12
6:30-9p
Weeknights Made Easy
with Chef Rahm Fama
$89   
ENROLL
Sauteed Chicken in Mustard Cream Sauce
Roasted Potatoes with Rosemary and Herb Aioli
Salad with Gorgonzola, Walnuts, Pear and Cranberries and Pear Vinaigrette
Lemon Almond Tart with Sweetened Cream
Friday
May 13
6:30-9p
Steakhouse Favorites
with Food Network Star Chef Rahm Fama
$89   
ENROLL
"Le Bernardin"Grilled Steak with Bernaise Sauce
"La Scala" Chopped Salad
"21" Potatoes Romanoff
"Mastro's" Buttercake
Saturday   DAYTIME
May 14
1-4p
Empanadas Workshbop
with Karla Flores-Ybaceta
$89   
ENROLL
Come and learn the art of these satisfying hand pies from Chef Flores, often referred to as the Empanada Master.  
You'll learn the origins and the myriad different stuffings that make these Latin favorites a standout at any
occasion.  From savory to sweet, to dinner or dessert, empanadas are a great addition to your cuilinary repetoire.
Spanish Picadillo
Spinach and Feta
Spicy Chicken and potatoes
Caramelized Apple Empanadas
Tuesday
May 17
6:30-9p
Dinners From My Travels in Provence
with Chef Elizabeth Whitt
$89   
ENROLL
Fig and Caramelized Onion Puff Pastry Tart
Provencal Garlic, Herb and Olive Toasts
Classic Dijon Vinagrette Salad
Cassoulet (French Meat and Bean One-Pot Meal)
Cherry Clafoutis with Sweetened Cream
Wednesday   DAYTIME
May 18
6:30-9p
Sauces 101
with Chef Elizabeth Whitt
$89   
ENROLL
Boost your culinary repertoire with this great class where you will make classic and versatile sauces.  Bring all of
your questions to this hands-on class where Chef Elizabeth Whitt will guide you through the recipes, including:
Hollandaise Sauce
Tomato Bolognese Sauce
Béchamel Sauce
Beurre Blanc Sauce
Cheese Sauce
Asparagus with Hollandaise Sauce
Tarragon Chicken with Beurre Blanc Sauce
Spaghetti Bolognese
Broccoli Cheese Gratin
Wednesday
May 18
6:30-9p
All About Herbs, Olive Oils, Vinegars and Salts
with Chef Elizabeth Whitt
$89   
ENROLL
This great class will focus on using, storing and purchasing herbs, flavored oils, salts and vinegars and how they
best  enhance your meals.  We will use herbs like tarragon, dill, parsley, cilantro, basil, oregano, marjoram, thyme,
rosemary and chives.  We will prep all of our herbs for storage to get the most out of them.  We will also taste and
use many olive oils and vinegars and then pair them up with great dishes.  
Tomato and Cheese Toasts with Balsamic Vinegar and Herbs
Salmon with Lemon Oil, Sea Salt and Herb Salad
Farmer’s Market Grilled Vegetable Pasta with Olive Oil, Herbs and Sea Salt
Fresh Fruit with Balsamic Vinegar and Ice Cream
Thursday
May 19
6:30-9p
Slow Cooked Meals
with Chef Rahm Fama
$89   
ENROLL
Braised Beef with Creamy Herbed Cheddar Polenta
Italian Braised Pork with CousCous
Garlic Chicken and Rice
Eggplant and Chickpea Stew
Friday
May 20
6:30-9p
Dinner With Friends
with Chef Rahm Fama
$89   
ENROLL
Pork Tenderloin with Port Reduction
Fettucini With Mushroom Ragu
Crispy Brussels Sprouts with Sweet Chili Sauce and Bacon
Apple and Kohlrai Slaw
Banana Bread Pudding
Saturday   DAYTIME
May 21
1-4p
French Macarons
with Pastry Chef Karla Flores-Ybaceta
$89   
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
May 21
6-8:30p
Wine Lovers Dinner
with Food Network Star Chef Rahm Fama
$89   
ENROLL
Mussels in Garlic White Wine Broth and Garlic Toasts
Skirt Steak with White Wine Shallot Pan Sauce
Jewel Salad With Champagne Vinaigrette
Chocolate Cake With Red Wine Glaze
Tuesday
May 24
6:30-9p
30 Minute Bistro Favorites
with Chef Elizabeth Whitt
$89   
ENROLL
Pan Seared Chicken Breasts with Red Wine Pan Sauce
Garlic Mashed Potatoes
Salmon with Remoulade Sauce
Herbed Rice Pilaf        
Grilled Steak with Tomato and Blue Cheese Crumbles
Wednesday
May 25
6:30-9p
30 Minute Bistro Favorites
with Chef Elizabeth Whitt
$89   
FULL
Pan Seared Chicken Breasts with Red Wine Pan Sauce
Garlic Mashed Potatoes
Salmon with Remoulade Sauce
Herbed Rice Pilaf        
Grilled Steak with Tomato and Blue Cheese Crumbles
Thursday
May 26
6:30-9p
Pizzas and Flatbreads
with Chef Rahm Fama
$89   
ENROLL
Want to learn the secrets of the real pizza pie paisanos?  Learn to create awesome artisanal pizzas with browned
piping hot crusts and bubbling cheeses using fresh made dough and the freshest Italian ingredients.
Classic thin crust pizza with dough recipe from Chris Bianco of Bianco Pizza
Pizza Capricciosa - Tomato, mozzarella, artichokes, mushrooms, pancetta and olives
Pizza Prociutto e Arugula with mozarella
Pizza Blanco - garlic, ricotta, mozzarella, basil, parmesan, olive oil
Grilled Flatbreads with cremini mushrooms and tallegio cheese
Friday
May 27
6:30-9p
Succulent Steaks and Dark Chocolate
with Food Network Celebriry Chef Rahm Fama
$89   
ENROLL
Pan Seared Rib Eye With Mushroom Brandy Cream Sauce
Cauliflower Puree with Brown Butter and Sage
Broccoli With Anchovy Butter
Italian Chopped Salad
Rich Chocolate Cake With Red Wine Glaze
Tuesday
May 31
6:30-9p
Pasta Workshop
with Chef Elizabeth Whitt
$89   
ENROLL
Spaghetti and Meatballs
Chicken and Cheese Ravioli with Tomato Vodka Sauce  
Tagliatelle with Prosciutto and Pea Cream Sauce
Tuscan Ice Cream Sundae
Wednesday   DAYTIME
June 1
11a-1:30p
Afternoon Tea
with Chef Elizabeth Whitt
$89   
ENROLL
Cherry Almond Scones with Crème Fraiche
Lavender Lemon Shortbread Cookies
Curried Chicken Finger Sandwiches with Cranberries and Cashews
Chocolate Truflles
Wednesday
June 1
6:30-9p
Learn To Cook Series  (3-part)
with Chef Elizabeth Whitt, Grand Diplôme
Le Cordon Bleu, Paris
$259.00     
MORE INFO, CALENDAR 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.

In all of PREP's Learn To Cook Series Chef Whitt instructs in a highly methodical, precise manner, carefully
attending to the student's skill levels and striving to provide for each student their own personal class objectives
stated on the first day of class.  >>>
MORE INFO, CALENDAR AND ENROLL
Thursday
June 2
6:30-9p
Best of Italy and Greece
with Chef Rahm Fama
$89   
ENROLL
Swiss Chard and Feta Tart
Roasted Whole Whitefish with Potatoes and Charmoula
Broccolini with Olives and Garlic
Almond Lemon Cake with Sweetened Cream
Friday
June 3
6:30-9p
Surf and Turf
with Food Network Star Chef 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 fast and easy techniques for
creating great tasting flavor combinations guaranteed to inspire
.
Baked Crab Dip
Garlicky Shrimp Scampi
Steak with port wine glaze
Eggplant Parmesan
Chocolate Mousse Cake
Saturday  DAYTIME
June 4
1-4p
Introduction To Baking
with Pastry Chef Karla Flores Ybaceta
$
89     ENROLL
While baking is a science, you don't have to be a scientist to be able make baked goods of stellar quality.  Baking
is fun and Chef Flores takes the fear out of baking and puts the fun in. You'll learn simple, basic recipes and
techniques that you can use to experiment with, perfect and move to the next level.
Chocolate Cake with Buttercream Frosting
Apricot Pinwheels
Apple Rosettes
Saturday
June 4
6-8:30p
Thai Favorites
with Chef Rahm Fama
$89   
ENROLL
Thai Beef with Peanut Sauce
Classic Phad Thai with Shrimp and Chicken
Thai Cabbage Salad
Red Curry Chicken
Sticky Rice With Mango (in season) or Bananas
Tuesday
June 7
6:30-9p
Julia Child Made Easy:  Bon Appetit!
with Chef Elizabeth Whitt
$89   
ENROLL
Join us for this great class celebrating the simplicity of delicious French food.  Le Cordon Bleu Paris Chef Elizabeth
Whitt brings the best of France and Julia Childs and helps translate it into a meal you will enjoy making for your
most favorite guests.
Petit Chaussons aux Roquefort ~ Pastry Turnovers with Roquefort Cheese
Homard Thermidor ~ Lobster Thermador
Épinards à la Crème ~ Creamed Spinach
Rice Pilaf with Almonds
Tarte aux Fraises ~ Fresh Strawberry Tart with Pastry Cream
Wednesday  DAYTIME
June 8
11a-1:30p
Summertime Entertaining
with Chef Elizabeth Whitt
$89   
ENROLL
Join Chef Elizabeth Whitt for this great class for those who like to entertain but want to enjoy their own party.  The
sauces, sides, salads and dessert will all be make-ahead so the only thing you will need to do the day of the party is
grill the steak with your friends outside
.  
Farmer’s Market Vegetable Salad with Lemon Basil Vinaigrette
Grilled Steak and Chicken with Chimichurri Sauce and Cheese Crumbles
Spinach and Mushroom Pasta Gratin
Peach and Berry Cobbler with Sweet Cream
Thursday
June 9
6:30-9p
Knife Skills
with Chef Rahm Fama
$89   
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
June 10
6:30-9p
Steakhouse Favorites
with Chef Rahm Fama
$89   
ENROLL
"Le Bernardin"Grilled Steak with Bernaise Sauce
"La Scala" Chopped Salad
"21" Potatoes Romanoff
"Mastro's" Buttercake
Saturday  DAYTIME
June 11
1-4p
Summertime Pies and Tarts
with Pastry Chef Karla Flores-Ybaceta
$89   
ENROLL
What better way to enjoy the sumptuous local fruits of summer than baking them up in fresh pies and tarts.  Chef
Flores will teach you not only how to make great tasting tarts but show you tricks and techniques for the best
looking tarts on your block.
Peach Sour Cream Pie
Creamy Lemon Meringue Pie
Fruit Tart
Strawberry Pie
Saturday
June 11
6-8:30p
Dinner With Friends
with Food Network Star Chef Rahm Fama
$89   
ENROLL
Artichoke Nibbles
Thai Coconut, Broccoli and Cilantro Soup
Corn and Jalapeno Chili Flatbread
Tarragon and Lemon Roasted Chicken
Chocolate Swirl Tiramisu
Sunday   DAYTIME
June 12
12n-2:30p
Eat Smart:  Healthy Cooking and Eating Series  (3-part)
with PREP Owner Lisa Dohner
$259.00     
MORE INFO, CALENDAR AND ENROLL    
Get a great start to a New You!
This 3 week Hands-On series is designed for people who want to learn a life-long approach to weight loss, weight
maintenance and healthy eating. It is not a diet or a fast or a juicing or supplement regimen, it is not a short-term
or a temporary eating plan.  It is a life-time approach to eating and looking at the food you eat as the single most
important factor in determining physical and mental health and well being.  In this series we focus on basic tenants
of healthy cooking and eating:
-  Eating "Whole Foods" - Foods with only one ingredient.
-  Preparing the majority (90%+) of your own meals, from scratch.
You should control what goes into your body, not leave it up to others.
-  Eliminating the three "P"s from you diet -- Processed, Packaged
and Preserved Foods.
-  Meals based on Vegetables and Fruits balanced with Healthy Proteins
-  Food Combining
>>> Learn more
Monday-Thursday
DAYTIME
June 13 to 16
11:30a-1p
Kids Summer Cooking Camp - Ages 9-13
Now in our 10th Year!
The Coolest Summer Camp in Town!
with PREP Staff
$299
   MORE INFO AND ENROLL

Add "budding chef" to your brilliant progeny's repertoire.  At PREP's Holiday Cooking Camps will you find:
  • Child-friendly staff and environment
  • 100% hands-on classes, kids make everything from scratch (including pastas, sauces, salads and dressings...)
    from whole food ingredients  -- nothing canned, packaged or preserved
  • Kids learn about recipes, ingredients, food and kitchen safety, knife skills, healthy eating and teamwork, while
    having fun
Tuesday
June 14
6:30-9p
Delicious Chicken Dinners
with Chef Elizabeth Whitt
$89   
ENROLL
Chicken Lettuce Wraps
Chicken Marsala with Roasted Potatoes
Chicken Parmesan with Pasta
Fresh Fruit with Balsamic and Ice Cream
Thursday
June 16
6:30-9p
Great Food on the Grill
with Chef Rahm Fama
$89   
ENROLL
Grilled Flatbreads with Mint and Pea Pesto
Grilled Chicken Breast With Ancho Chili BBQ Sauce
Grill Seared Pork Tenderloin with Port Reduction
Brilled Poound Cake with Strawberries and Cream
Friday
June 17
6:30-9p
Tastes of Spain: Tapas and Paella
with Food Network Star Chef Rahm Fama
$89   
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
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  DAYTIME
June 18
1-4p
Cupcakes! Cupcakes!! Cupcakes!!!
with Pastry Chef Karla Flores-Ybaceta
$89   
ENROLL
Banana-Chocolate Chunk Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting
Lemon-Raspberry Cupcakes
Coconut Dream Cupcakes
Key Lime delight Cupcakes
Saturday
June 18
6-8:30p
Succulent Steaks and Dark Chocolate
with Chef Rahm Fama
$89   
ENROLL
Pan Seared Rib Eye With Mushroom Brandy Cream Sauce
Cauliflower Puree with Brown Butter and Sage
Broccoli With Anchovy Butter
Italian Chopped Salad
Rich Chocolate Cake With Red Wine Glaze
Monday-Thursday
DAYTIME
June 20 to 23
11:30a-1p
Kids Summer Cooking Camp - Ages 5-8
Now in our 10th Year!
The Coolest Summer Camp in Town!
with PREP Staff
$299
   MORE INFO AND ENROLL

Add "budding chef" to your brilliant progeny's repertoire.  At PREP's Holiday Cooking Camps will you find:
  • Child-friendly staff and environment
  • 100% hands-on classes, kids make everything from scratch (including pastas, sauces, salads and dressings...)
    from whole food ingredients  -- nothing canned, packaged or preserved
  • Kids learn about recipes, ingredients, food and kitchen safety, knife skills, healthy eating and teamwork, while
    having fun
Tuesday
June 21
6:30-9p
Steak, Chocolate and Wine Paring
with Chef Elizabeth Whitt
$89   
ENROLL
Spinach Strawberry Salad with Chèvre
Steak au Poivre
Leek and Potato Gratin Dauphinois
Chocolate Crème Brulée
Wednesday
June 22
6:30-9p
All About Herbs, OPils, Salts and Vinegars
with Chef Elizabeth Whitt
$89   
ENROLL
This great class will focus on using, storing and purchasing herbs, flavored oils, salts and vinegars and how they
best enhance your meals.  We will use herbs like tarragon, dill, parsley, cilantro, basil, oregano, marjoram, thyme,
rosemary and chives.  We will prep all of our herbs for storage to get the most out of them.  We will also taste and
use many olive oils and vinegars and then pair them up with great dishes.  
Tomato and Cheese Toasts with Balsamic Vinegar and Herbs
Salmon with Lemon Oil, Sea Salt and Herb Salad
Farmer’s Market Grilled Vegetable Pasta with Olive Oil, Herbs and Sea Salt
Fresh Fruit with Balsamic Vinegar and Ice Cream
Thursday
June 23
6:30-9p
Tastes of India
with Chef Dylan Regan
$89   
ENROLL
Experience the rich, varied and deep flavours, aromas and spices of India in this special appearance class with
Chef Dylan Regan.  Chef Regan is a true master of Indian spices and creates the most tantalizing, complex yet
simple, fragrant, light yet complicated Indian dishes we've ever experienced.
 
Tandoori Chicken
Lamb Korma
Gobi Mutter Paneer
Mint, Cilantro Chutney
Cucumber Raita
Spiced Basmati Rice With Garlic Ghee
Friday
June 24
6:30-9p
Farm To Table Dinner
with Food Network Star Chef Rahm Fama
$89   
ENROLL
Heirloom Tomato and Cabbage Tabbouleh
Grilled Flat Iron Steak with Roasted Asparagus and Pesto
Grilled Mushrooms with Carrots and Sesame
Peach Clafoutis
Saturday  DAYTIME
June 25
1-4p
French Pastries - New Recipes
with Pastry Chef Karla Flores Ybaceta
$89   
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.
Chocolate Croquembouches
Mango filled Cream Puffs with Spiced Mango Mojito Sauce
Strawberry Napoleons with Lemon Cream
Cappuccino Creams
Saturday
June 25
6-8:30p
Wine Lover's Dinner
with Food Network Star Chef Rahm Fama
$89   
ENROLL
Steamed Littleneck Clams in Garlic White Wine Broth and Garlic Toasts
Skirt Steak with White Wine Shallot Pan Sauce
Jewel Salad With Champagne Vinaigrette
Chocolate Cake With Red Wine Glaze
Monday-Thursday
DAYTIME
June 27 to 30
11:30a-1p
Kids Summer Cooking Camp - Ages 9-13
Now in our 10th Year!
The Coolest Summer Camp in Town!
with PREP Staff
$299
   MORE INFO AND ENROLL

Add "budding chef" to your brilliant progeny's repertoire.  At PREP's Holiday Cooking Camps will you find:
  • Child-friendly staff and environment
  • 100% hands-on classes, kids make everything from scratch (including pastas, sauces, salads and dressings...)
    from whole food ingredients  -- nothing canned, packaged or preserved
  • Kids learn about recipes, ingredients, food and kitchen safety, knife skills, healthy eating and teamwork, while
    having fun
Tuesday
June 28
6:30-9p
Meat, Cheese and Wine Lover's Dinner
with Chef Elizabeth Whitt
$89   
ENROLL
Join us for this unique opportunity to create a gourmet meal with Le Cordon Bleu Paris Instructor Chef Elizabeth
Whitt.  Learn how to expertly prepare delicious meats and all the trimmings and don't forget to savor some wine
perfectly paired by Chef Whitt for these recipes.
Bacon and Blue Cheese Wedge Salad (paired with a Chardonnay)
Grilled Steaks and Chicken with Sundried Tomato and Herb Sauce and Cheese Crumbles (pairs well with a cabernet,
zinfandel or merlot)
Roasted Potatoes and Mushrooms
Spiced Chocolate Pots de Crème with Whipped Cream (paired with a merlot)
Wednesday
June 29
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
Thursday
June 30
6:30-9p
Girls' Night Out
with Food Network Star Chef Rahm Fama
$89   
ENROLL
Momofuku's Bo Ssam - Slow Roasted Pork Should with Lettuce, Rice and Sauces
Buttermilk Roast Chicken with Caramelized Butternut Squash
Gnocchi with Sage Butter and Parmesan
Grilled Vegetables with Miso Sabayon
Lemon Almond Tart with Sweetened Cream
Thursday
July 7
6:30-9p
Thai Favorites
with Chef Rahm Fama
$89   
ENROLL
Thai Beef with Peanut Sauce
Classic Phad Thai with Shrimp and Chicken
Thai Cabbage Salad
Red Curry Chicken
Sticky Rice With Mango (in season) or Bananas
Friday
July 8
6:30-9p
Grillin' and Chillin'
with Chef Rahm Fama
$89   
ENROLL
Grilled Shrimp and Sausage Skewers with Smoky Paprika Glaze
Grilled Ribs with Chipotle BBQ Sauce
Grilled Vegetables with Miso Sabayon
Grilled Panzanilla Salad
Chocolate Swirl Tiramisu
Saturday  DAYTIME
July 9
11a-3p
Professional Chef Pastry Series  (4 Week Series)
With Karla Flores-Ybaceta
$449.00    MORE INFO, CURRICULUM AND ENROLL  
If learning to bake like a Professional Pastry Chef sounds like the cooking opportunity you've been dreaming of, you've
just found it in our Professional Chef Pastry Series.

More Than a Cooking Class—An Experience: PREP's Pro Pastry Series is so much more than just your typical cooking
class. It's an intensive immersion into the world of baking, pastries, breads and cakes. You'll learn to  bake like a
professional with the guidance of our famed chef-instructors. You'll prepare and enjoy fabulous dishes  and when
you're done, you may just surprise yourself with how much you've grown as a chef.

Top-quality ingredients, professional instruction, and a spirited community of chefs...they're all waiting for you at Prep
Kitchen Essentials.

Learn more about our PRO PASTRY Series >>>
Monday-Thursday
DAYTIME
July 11 thru 14
11:30a-1p
Kids Summer Cooking Camp - Ages 9-13
Now in our 10th Year!
The Coolest Summer Camp in Town!
with PREP Staff
$299
   MORE INFO AND ENROLL

Add "budding chef" to your brilliant progeny's repertoire.  At PREP's Holiday Cooking Camps will you find:
  • Child-friendly staff and environment
  • 100% hands-on classes, kids make everything from scratch (including pastas, sauces, salads and dressings...)
    from whole food ingredients  -- nothing canned, packaged or preserved
  • Kids learn about recipes, ingredients, food and kitchen safety, knife skills, healthy eating and teamwork, while
    having fun
Monday-Thursday
DAYTIME
July 18 thru 21
11:30a-1p
Kids Summer Cooking Camp - Ages 5-8
Now in our 10th Year!
The Coolest Summer Camp in Town!
with PREP Staff
$299
   MORE INFO AND ENROLL

Add "budding chef" to your brilliant progeny's repertoire.  At PREP's Holiday Cooking Camps will you find:
  • Child-friendly staff and environment
  • 100% hands-on classes, kids make everything from scratch (including pastas, sauces, salads and dressings...)
    from whole food ingredients  -- nothing canned, packaged or preserved
  • Kids learn about recipes, ingredients, food and kitchen safety, knife skills, healthy eating and teamwork, while
    having fun
Monday-Thursday
DAYTIME
July 25 thru 28
11:30a-1p
Kids Summer Cooking Camp - Ages 9-13
Now in our 10th Year!
The Coolest Summer Camp in Town!
with PREP Staff
$299
   MORE INFO AND ENROLL

Add "budding chef" to your brilliant progeny's repertoire.  At PREP's Holiday Cooking Camps will you find:
  • Child-friendly staff and environment
  • 100% hands-on classes, kids make everything from scratch (including pastas, sauces, salads and dressings...)
    from whole food ingredients  -- nothing canned, packaged or preserved
  • Kids learn about recipes, ingredients, food and kitchen safety, knife skills, healthy eating and teamwork, while
    having fun
Monday-Thursday
DAYTIME
August 1 thru 4
11:30a-1p
Kids Summer Cooking Camp - Ages Teens
Now in our 10th Year!
The Coolest Summer Camp in Town!
with PREP Staff
$299
   MORE INFO AND ENROLL

Add "budding chef" to your brilliant progeny's repertoire.  At PREP's Holiday Cooking Camps will you find:
  • Child-friendly staff and environment
  • 100% hands-on classes, kids make everything from scratch (including pastas, sauces, salads and dressings...)
    from whole food ingredients  -- nothing canned, packaged or preserved
  • Kids learn about recipes, ingredients, food and kitchen safety, knife skills, healthy eating and teamwork, while
    having fun
Monday-Thursday
DAYTIME
August 8 thru 11
11:30a-1p
Kids Summer Cooking Camp - Ages 9-13
Now in our 10th Year!
The Coolest Summer Camp in Town!
with PREP Staff
$299
   MORE INFO AND ENROLL

Add "budding chef" to your brilliant progeny's repertoire.  At PREP's Holiday Cooking Camps will you find:
  • Child-friendly staff and environment
  • 100% hands-on classes, kids make everything from scratch (including pastas, sauces, salads and dressings...)
    from whole food ingredients  -- nothing canned, packaged or preserved
  • Kids learn about recipes, ingredients, food and kitchen safety, knife skills, healthy eating and teamwork, while
    having fun
Monday-Thursday
DAYTIME
August 15 thru 18
11:30a-1p
Kids Summer Cooking Camp - Ages 5-8
Now in our 10th Year!
The Coolest Summer Camp in Town!
with PREP Staff
$299
   MORE INFO AND ENROLL

Add "budding chef" to your brilliant progeny's repertoire.  At PREP's Holiday Cooking Camps will you find:
  • Child-friendly staff and environment
  • 100% hands-on classes, kids make everything from scratch (including pastas, sauces, salads and dressings...)
    from whole food ingredients  -- nothing canned, packaged or preserved
  • Kids learn about recipes, ingredients, food and kitchen safety, knife skills, healthy eating and teamwork, while
    having fun
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