Accolades...

Hi Lisa,
I wanted to thank you so much for a great evening yesterday! Our group truly enjoyed the experience and we had such a blast.

Thanks again to you and your team for a stellar evening.
Have a great weekend!
Lori M.  Molina Healthcare

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Hi Lisa,
We had an absolute fantastic time! Our team said it was the best ever leadership holiday event that we’ve had. I thought it was a homerun with everyone including Trish. Your staff is to be complimented for their helpfulness and engaging spirit. Chef Elizabeth is just plain great – she is to be commended for her talent, humor, hospitality, and warm personality!

Thank YOU for a wonderful evening, Lisa. We truly enjoyed ourselves.  All my best to you for a wonderful Christmas and New Year!

Dianne

AppleCare Medical
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Thank you Lisa for creating such a great environment of learning, laughing and love of food prep!
We all enjoyed your team members and Chef was great!
We had a super time! We will highly recommend.
Regards,
Jeanne

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Good Morning!
I was part of the party of 8 for the cooking class Saturday night with Chef Rham. What a fun time! It was my second time there, and both times were absolutely amazing. 
Colleen

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Hi Lisa,
I wanted to follow up and let you know we had a great time last night!

Our group, even though it was a bit smaller than we anticipated (and I think it made for a better time too), had great chemistry and thoroughly enjoyed your staff!

 Chef Chris, Sung, and Bobby were the best!!  They greeted us immediately and started the evening off with a fun energy, and the evening was flawless.   The tips and ideas demonstrated by Chef Chris were just great.   Sung was so nice, efficient, and kept us moving right along.  Bobby got the music going, and the beverages, and made sure everyone was comfortable.  Great team all around!

The food was absolutely delicious, fun to prepare, and all our guests were excited to learn they would receive the recipes.

Overall, it was a positive, and valuable client event.  David is already thinking about the ‘next time’.
Best Regards, Patti
Client Associate
Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Inc.

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Hi Lisa,   I just wanted to share how much we appreciate your partnership with us and the positive contribution it makes to the lives of the children we serve.  We expressed that appreciation in our email newsletter, on Facebook, and on Twitter. Check it out! 
Once again, thank you so much!  :) Sincerely, 
MAYRA MURILLO
PROGRAM MANAGER

Coach Art
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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.
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!
Kim
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Love your cooking classes. Chef Whitt is GREAT! 

Amanda

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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. 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

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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. 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

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My son attended your
Halloween baking class and absolutely loved it.  I hope you have a lot more baking classes for children.
Stacey
     *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   Took your French cooking class tonight and had 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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Dear PREP

My boyfriend and I took your 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

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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

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Dear Lisa

Your Dinner With Friends class 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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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 caramel 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
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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.

​​Wednesday January 17
6:30-9p
Cozy Winter Dinners From Provence
with Paris Le Cordon Bleu Chef Elizabeth Whitt

$89    ENROLL

Bouillabaisse Provencal Fish and Seafood Stew
Cassoulet with Sausage and Chicken
Vegetable Gratin with Ham and Cheese

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Thursday January 18
Pizzas and Flatbreads
with Food Network Star Chef Rahm Fama

6:30-9p
$89     ENROLL

Pizza Dough From Bianco Pizza - Top Rated Pizza Restauran in U.S.
Grilled Flatbreads with Cremini Mushrooms and Asiago Cheese
Pizza Capricciosa - Tomatoes, Mozzarella, Artichokes, Pancetta and Olives
Pizza Prociutto e Arugula
Pizza Bianco - Garlic, Ricotta, Mozzarella, Basil, Parmesan, Olive Oil
Caesar Salad

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Saturday  January 20
10:30a-2p
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

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Sunday January 21
3:30-5:30p
Parents and Kids Cook
with Chef Jeanelle Krawchuk

$89 For Pair   FULL

Everyone is invited, parents, aunts, uncles, grandpas or anyone with a young'un or two who are excited about cooking and learning valuable skills and great recipes.
Honey Garlic Chicken Stirfry

Pork Dumplings

Asian Garlic Green Beans

Banana Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Frosting

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Wednesday January 24
6:30-9p
Mediterranean: Best of Italy and Greece
with Paris Cordon Bleu Chef Elizabeth Whitt

$89   ENROLL

Artichoke, Feta and Tomato Tarts
Athens Orzo
Tuscan Summer Slaw 
Grilled Steak and Chicken with Tuscan Marinade
Olive Oil Cake with Honey Yogurt Cream  

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Friday January 26
6:30-9p
Cast Iron Cooking
with Food Network Star Chef Rahm Fama

$89   FULL

Pepper Crusted  Flat Iron Steaks with Parsley Butter Potatoes
Pan Seared Salmon with Crisp Brussels Sprouts
Cast Iron Seared Asparagus with Mint Hollandaise
Creamy Cornbread Cake

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Saturday January 27
10:30a-2p
Croissant Workshop
with Chef Karla Flores-Ybaceta

$89   ENROLL

Crisp on the outside, spongy within and amazingly buttery throughout, the classic croissant appeals wonderfully to all the senses. And, believe it or not, you don’t need special ingredients or fancy equipment to make your own. Take on the perfect technique in this workshop where you’ll learn the simple step-by-step basics. Finally, you’ll customize your croissant dough into delicious, sweet and tempting pastries.
Plain
Chocolate
Hazelnut Nut

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Saturday January 27
6:30-9p
Succulent Steaks and Dark Chocolate
with Food Network Star Chef Rahm Fama

$89   FULL

​Pan Seared, Oven Finished Steaks with Chocolate Balsamic Reduction
Seven Jewel Salad with Walnut Dressing
Cheddar Cheese and Sage Potato Puffs
Roasted Broccoli with Bernaise Sauce
Chocolate Hazelnut Torte with Chantilly Whipped Cream

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Monday January 29
6:30-9p
Tastes of India
with Executive Chef Dylan Regan

$89   ENROLL

Experience the rich, varied and deep flavors, aromas and spices of India in this special appearance class with Chef Dylan Regan, a true master of Indian spices.  Work with Chef Regan to learn and create the most tantalizing, complex yet simple, fragrant, light yet complicated Indian dishes you've ever experienced.  
Tandoori Chicken
Gobi Mutter Paneer
Mint, Cilantro Chutney
Cucumber Raita
Spiced Basmati Rice With Garlic Ghee

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Tuesday January 30
6:30-9p
Fabulous Fish and Seafood
with Paris Cordon Bleu Chef Elizabeth Whitt

$89   ENROLL

Seafood Risotto With Mushrooms and Balsamic Drizzle
Pan Seared White Fish with Lemon Caper Sauce and Angel Hair Pasta
Oven Baked Salmon Papillotes with Asian Style Ginger and Garlic Sauce and Vegetables

Apple Crumble

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Wednesday January 31
6:30-9p
30-Minute Gourmet Meals
with Paris Cordon Bleu Chef Elizabeth Whitt

$89   ENROLL

Kale and Bacon Pasta Carbonara
Spice Rubbed Salmon with Tomato Herb Rice Pilaf
Sautéed Chicken Breast with Mushroom Pan Sauce
Lemon, Herb and Parmesan Orzo

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Friday February 2
6:30-9p
Tastes of Spain:  Tapas and Paella
with Food Network Star Chef Rahm Fama
$89   ENROLL

Bite sized 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. And you'll learn valuable kitchen shortcuts that make preparation a breeze.
Perfect chicken, shrimp and sausage paella
Papas Brava
Piquillo peppers stuffed with spicy salmon tartar and lemon oil
Spanish ham and potato tortilla
Catalan flatbread with tapenade, manchego and roasted red peppers

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Saturday February 3
6:30-9p
Mediterranean Grill
with Food Network Star Chef Rahm Fama

$89   ENROLL

Grilled Vegetables with Feta and Aged Balsamic
Panzanella Salad with White Beans
Grilled Tuna with Parsley, Olive and Anchovy Gremolata
Hummus and Crudite
Honey Drizzled Phyllo Triangles with Orange Oiled Ricotta

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Tuesday February 6
6:30-9p
Classic French Steak and Wine Dinner
with Paris Cordon Bleu Chef Elizabeth Whitt

$89   FULL

Bacon and Goat Cheese Salad with Dijon Vinaigrette and Garlic Bread
Grilled Flat Iron Steak béarnaise
Potatoes Pont Neuf
Tomatoes Provencal
Crème Brulee

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Wednesday February 7
6:30-9p
Delicious Chicken Dinners
with Paris Le Cordon Bleu Chef Elizabeth Whitt

$89    ENROLL

Chicken, its what’s for dinner, but why not spice up your usual repertoire with these great recipes.  Chef Elizabeth Whitt, a Le Cordon Bleu Paris graduate and seasoned instructor, will introduce you to easy chicken recipes sure to become your new favorites.  This class is 100% hands-on and great for beginners or seasoned cooks alike.
Chicken Parmesan
Moroccan Chicken Tagine
Couscous with Herbs and Spices
Chicken Marsala
Herb Roasted Potatoes

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Friday February 9
6:30-9p
Dim Sum Favorites
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

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Saturday February  10
10:30a-2p     
Professional Pastry Chef - 3 Week Series
with Pastry Chef Karla Flores-Ybaceta

$299   MORE INFO AND ENROLL

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.      >>>Learn more about our PRO PASTRY Series __________________________________________________________________________________________

Saturday February 10
6:30-9p
Romantic Italian Dinner
with Food Network Star Chef Rahm Fama

$89   ENROLL

Roasted Tomato and Olive Crostini

Grilled Steak with Rosemary and Garlic

Creamy Polenta with Pecorino and Wild Mushrooms

Zabaglione

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Tuesday February 13
6:30-9p
Valentine's Eve Dinner
with Paris Cordon Bleu Chef Elizabeth Whitt

$89   ENROLL

Blue Cheese Wedge Salad with Bacon and Tomatoes
Grilled Steak and Chicken with Sundried Tomato Sauce
Herb Roasted Potatoes and Mushrooms
Chocolate Crème Brulee

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Tuesday February 14
6:30-9p
Valentine's Dinner
with Paris Cordon Bleu Chef Elizabeth Whitt

$89   ENROLL

Blue Cheese Wedge Salad with Bacon and Tomatoes
Grilled Steak and Chicken with Sundried Tomato Sauce
Herb Roasted Potatoes and Mushrooms
Chocolate Crème Brulee

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Thursday February 15
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

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Friday February 16
6:30-9p
Thai Favorites
with Food Network Star Chef Rahm Fama

$89   FULL

Thai Beef with Peanut Sauce
Classic Pad Thai with Shrimp and Chicken
Thai Cabbage Salad
Red Curry Chicken
Sticky Rice With Mango (in season) or Bananas

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Saturday February 17
6:30-9p
Wine Lover's Dinner
with Food Network Star Chef Rahm Fama

$89   ENROLL

​Gorgonzola, Pear and Cabernet Caramelized Onion Flatbreads
Bacon Caprese Salad with Champagne Vinaigrette
Flat Iron Steak with Miso Butter
Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes
Cabernet-Poached Pears with Crème Anglaise
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Sunday February 18
2-4p
Parents and Kids Cook 
with Chef Jeanelle Krawchuk

$89 For Pair    ENROLL

Chopped Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette
Garlic Cheese Bread
Grilled Steak with Butter and Fresh Herb Pistou
Churro Cupcakes

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Tuesday February 20
6:30-9p
Modern French Bistro
with Paris Cordon Bleu Chef Elizabeth Whitt

$89   ENROLL

Chez Papa Salad (with Prosciutto, Blue Cheese, Tomatoes, Fried Egg and French Vinaigrette)
Chicken with Brandy Mushroom Cream Sauce
Garlic and Parsley Smashed Potatoes
Apple Tarte Tatin with Cardamom Cream

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Wednesday February 21
6:30-9p
Main Dish Salads
with Paris Cordon Bleu Chef Elizabeth Whitt

$89   ENROLL

Fattoush Salad with Chicken Shawarma
Cobb Salad with the works
Salmon Salad with Greens, Dried Fruit, Nuts and Fruity Balsamic Vinaigrette

Ice Cream with Balsamic Drizzle 

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Friday February 23
6:30-9p
Succulent Steaks and Dark Chocolate
with Food Network Star Chef Rahm Fama

$89   ENROLL

​Pan Seared, Oven Finished Flat Iron Steaks with Chocolate Balsamic Reduction
Seven Jewel Salad with Walnut Dressing
Cheddar Cheese and Sage Potato Puffs
Roasted Broccoli with Bernaise Sauce
Chocolate Hazelnut Torte with Chantilly Whipped Cream

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Saturday February 24
6:30-9p
Dinner With Friends
with Food Network Star Chef Rahm Fama

$89   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, than 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

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Sunday February 25
2-4p
Kids In the Kitchen
with Chef Jeanelle Krawchuk

$65    ENROLL

Carnitas Lettuce Wraps
Sweet Potato Oven Fries
Double Chocolate Chip Cookies 

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Mondays February 26, March 5, 12 
Three Week Series
6:30-9p
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 including:
-  Eating "Whole Foods" - Foods with only one ingredient.
-  Preparing the majority (90%+) of your own meals, from scratch.
-  Controlling what goes into your body, not leaving 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
>>> Learn more and enroll
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Tuesday February 27
6:30-9p
Elegant Italian Dinner Party
with Paris Cordon Bleu Chef Elizabeth Whitt

$89   ENROLL

Tuscan Tomato and Cheese Tarts
Lemon and Rosemary Polenta
Tuscan Braised Chicken and Vegetables
Butterscotch Budino

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Wednesdays February 28 thru March 14 (3-Weeks)
6:30-9p
Learn To Cook Series  (3-part)
with Paris Cordon Bleu 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
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Thursday March 1
6:30-9p
Cast Iron Cooking
with Food Network Star Chef Rahm Fama

$89   ENROLL

Pepper Crusted  Flat Iron Steaks with Parsley Butter Potatoes
Pan Seared Salmon with Crisp Brussels Sprouts
Cast Iron Seared Asparagus with Mint Hollandaise
Cornbread Muffins
Caramel Pecan Skillet Brownie

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Friday March 2
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.
Easy Clam Chowder
Garlicky Shrimp Scampi
Steak with Port Wine Glaze
Eggplant ParmesanChocolate Tart with Pretzel Crust

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Saturday March 3
10:30a-2:p
Tamales Workshop
with Chef Karla Flores-Ybaceta

$89   ENROLL

In Mexico, good times are greeted with a tradition we think your family and friends would love to follow. Everyone, young and old alike, gathers in the kitchen to enjoy each other's company and to assemble a mountain of tamales. In this class we'll show you everything you need to make these festive treats part of your pre-wall repertoire, from making fresh masa (dough) and classic fillings to wrapping techniques and tasty sauces.
Basic Tamale Making Technique
Shredded Pork with Green-Mole Sauce
Cheese Corn and Poblano Tamales with Pasilla Cream Sauce
Pineapple, Pecan and Coconut Rum Tamales

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Saturday March 3
6:30-9p
Tastes of Spain:  Tapas and Paella
with Food Network Star Chef Rahm Fama

$89   ENROLL

Bite sized 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. And you'll learn valuable kitchen shortcuts that make preparation a breeze.
Perfect chicken, shrimp and sausage paella
Papas Brava
Piquillo peppers stuffed with spicy salmon tartar and lemon oil
Spanish ham and potato tortilla
Catalan flatbread with tapenade, manchego and roasted red peppers

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Sunday March 4
10a-2p
Professional Chef 6-Week Series
with Executive Chef Dylan Regan

$599   MORE INFO and ENROLL
PREP's six-week Pro Chef Series is a Certificate Series designed for people interested in 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.   Please note that this is NOT an accredited course.   >>> More info and enroll

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Seal Beach CA  90740

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All of our cooking classes are 100% hands-on where students break into teams and make the dishes listed on the class menu.  After prep and cooking work is completed, tables are cleared and cleaned and everyone sits down together to enjoy at least one serving of each dish that was prepared.

​ALSO --- In addition to our single cooking classes listed below, check out our great roster of multi-part series classes where students learn everything from Cooking Basics to Cooking Like the Pros.  >>> Learn more.