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Market Forays

Santa Barbara, CA
+1 805-259-7229
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"Our day with Laurence was wonderful"

Our day with Laurence was wonderful... The day started at the harbor, where we met local fishermen... read more

Reviewed 3 February 2016
Tamera C
A wonderful day!

A wonderful day! The day starts with meeting on the pier to shop for fresh "off the boat" seafood... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2014
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Reviewed 3 February 2016

Our day with Laurence was wonderful... The day started at the harbor, where we met local fishermen and sampled some of the mornings catch. Fresh caught Sea Urchin....that was a first for me and it was so delicious! We were then off to the farmers...More

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Reviewed 21 September 2014 via mobile

A wonderful day! The day starts with meeting on the pier to shop for fresh "off the boat" seafood then off to the farmers market for some of the most beautiful fruits and vegetables. Next stop, Laurence's lovely home for prep and cooking. She is...More

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MarketForays, Owner at Market Forays, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience. I look forward to cooking with you again soon!

Reviewed 23 February 2014

My son and daughter gave me an incredible gift for my birthday, a day at Market Forays. Luckily, a good friend decided to join the class which made the class extra fun. From the harbor where we purchased local rock crab and sea bass, to...More

1  Thank Sylvia C
Reviewed 19 February 2014

My sisters, mother, and I spent last Saturday in Laurence's cooking class. As the other reviews have indicated, she is nothing short of amazing. She contacted us ahead of time to ask about food likes/dislikes, dietary restrictions, and if there was anything in particular we...More

2  Thank Jennifer S
MarketForays, Owner at Market Forays, responded to this review

Hi Jennifer, Thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderfully descriptive review. It was a pleasure to cook with you and your family. I hope we will get to do it again. Warm regards, Laurence

Reviewed 4 February 2014

We celebrated my sister's 65th birthday by spending the day with Laurence of Market Forays. Laurence met us in the morning with delicious home-baked (and warm!) scones. We shopped for fish and then moved to the farmer's market. Laurence was incredibly knowledgeable and patient with...More

2  Thank Janice R
MarketForays, Owner at Market Forays, responded to this review

Hi Barbara, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. It was a pleasure to cook with you and your family, and I look forward to seeing you again. Warm regards, Laurence

Reviewed 10 June 2013

What a fantastic day! This past Saturday I was lucky enough to participate in a corporate event in Santa Barbara that included spending a day with Laurence from Market Forays. From our initial introduction (greeted with fresh warm scones) at the local docks where we...More

1  Thank Andynoosa
Reviewed 9 June 2013

I just came back from the experience of a lifetime. I hosted a group of ten with Laurence Hauben and Market Forays where we shopped at local markets and then prepared our meal at a private kitchen. The entire experience was nothing short of outstanding....More

1  Thank Tim W
Reviewed 17 May 2013

A friend and I recently visited Santa Barbara for the weekend. The highlight of our trip was the day we spent with Laurence of Market Forays. We were greeted at the harbor by Laurence carrying a basket of warm scones, bought fish at a wonderful...More

2  Thank Ruth B
Reviewed 9 January 2013

Our Market Forays Cooking Class exceeded all expectations we had when we made our reservation. The class consisted of five of us, my wife, our daughter, her husband, our adult son and myself. The day started at the Santa Barbara Harbor where we were met...More

2  Thank Garyk144
Reviewed 6 December 2012

My husband and I are from Canada and we did this class one day as part of our California honeymoon and we are SO glad we did! We were in Santa Barbara for 3 days and cooking at Laurence's house was definitely a highlight of...More

2  Thank Shay0314
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