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Best Cooking Class and Great Instructor!

We loved the 12 weeks of Basics course with Chef Olive and Chef Matt. Both instructors were... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2018
Cathy W
Chef Olive is great!

Chef Olive led a group of 15 7-12 y/o campers in a cooking lesson. He thoroughly went over how to... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2018
San Francisco, California
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Voted 25 Best Cooking Classes in America (Daily Meal and Voss Water). Fun one day classes. Home Chef Cooking School programs. We also offer Private Cooking Parties, Corporate Team Buildings.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
1509 Shattuck Ave Ste A, Berkeley, CA 94709-1583
+1 510-548-2665
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Reviewed 25 October 2018

We loved the 12 weeks of Basics course with Chef Olive and Chef Matt. Both instructors were wonderful and patient. Even as a seasoned home cook, I learned techniques and skills that I have now mastered ( poaching eggs, sauces and grilling). I loved it...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 25 July 2018

Chef Olive led a group of 15 7-12 y/o campers in a cooking lesson. He thoroughly went over how to properly cut each vegetable and made sure each kid was getting the proper attention needed. We all had so much fun! Highly recommend this place...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

Kitchen On Fire classes are a wonderful way to begin or expand your experience with cooking and tasting foods from many different cultures. The Caribbean class featured a delicious Pepper Pot Soup, a traditional Fish Stew, and a Sumptuous Chicken Pelau! Chef Kevin made every...More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank teralinda
Reviewed 27 January 2016

We spent an entire evening with delightful, articulate and knowledgeable chefs. Our group of 30 workmates all split up into groups learning from the experts and then cooking an excellent meal enjoyed by all. Great fun bonding experience with genuinely friendly people.

Date of experience: January 2016
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Reviewed 22 April 2015

I took a knives class here a while ago. It was something I should have done years ago. The instructors were knowledgeable and interesting. The facility was well equipped and the munchies we cut up were delicious! Learn how to use your kitchen tools properly...More

Date of experience: September 2014
3  Thank UncleChuckles
Reviewed 22 April 2015

We took the basic "Sauces" course with Chef Olive, and enjoyed every minute. He was funny, down-to-earth, and brought abundant knowledge to the table, as we learned how to make roux, pesto, aoili and other classic sauces.There was no condescending to those of us who...More

Date of experience: June 2014
2  Thank Kathryn A
Reviewed 14 February 2015 via mobile

We spent the evening learning from the charming Chef Gaby the art of French cooking. We moved from station to station learning how to make lobster bisque, foie gras hanger steak, mushroom risotto and Grand Marnier Souffle. It was delicious!! We walked away with a...More

2  Thank Heather N
Reviewed 28 May 2013

I took the Italian Tapas class with my dearest friend, and had such a grand time. We cooked a variety of delicious appetizers under the tutelage of Chef Maria and a troop of assistants. Everything was thoughtfully chosen, and almost all of it was hands-on....More

Date of experience: February 2013
1  Thank poetsrest
Reviewed 12 December 2012

Chef Olivier Said was awesome! He is extremely knowledgable, and clearly LOVES to teach and share his accumulated culinary wisdom. Our company held our holiday party here yesterday. We were divided into teams for a sort of Iron Chef competition, with each team being responsible...More

Date of experience: December 2012
2  Thank Matt_In_Fla
Reviewed 29 September 2011

My wife and I have found that while traveling one of the best ways to learn about an area is to pursue food and cooking experiences. Kitchen on Fire offers a wide range of classes and field trips in the Bay Area. I have attended...More

Date of experience: September 2011
2  Thank amp94596
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