I can't wait to share these pictures with you! Last Friday, my sister and I were invited to attend a cooking class with City Kitchen San Francisco. I had been introduced to Caroline through a friend who had organized a work team activity with the City Kitchen. We had such a great time that I couldn't wait to go back again.
Caroline invited us to attend her "Best of San Francisco" class which included classics like cioppino and crab salad with green goddess dressing. Her cooking classes are fun, fairly easy to execute and collaborative. It feels like the perfect way to spend a Friday night, sipping wine and stirring a big pot of mussels. The class was held at the Cookhouse SF, which is one of my favorite spaces. It is filled with light and is pretty much the kitchen of my dreams.
I like the class because Caroline and her chefs first review how to make everything, then you pick the station you are most interested in and get to work. It sort of feels like you are on a cooking show with everything pre-measured and pots conveniently cleaned. It's really the way I wish cooking at home was like. These classes pull out all of the fun parts of cooking--discovering a new recipie, socializing in the kitchen and eating your hard-earned meal (ok, maybe not so hard-earned since everything was pre-measured)
Even though I was afraid that the class would be mostly couples, there were a few ladies who were either their on their own or with friends. There
many couples there but everyone gets to meet each other and I found that conversation with these relative strangers flowed pretty easily. Everyone sits at a communal table and enjoys the meal after the prep is done. The chefs serve each course after everyone has sat down.
We had an amazing time attending the class. I would highly recommend it if you live in SF and are looking for something fun to do with your friends or boyfriend/girlfriend. Caroline also does private classes and events (like we did for my work team activity)
Now enjoy these pretty pictures from the evening (who knew meat could be so photogenic?)