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Lake Forest Cooking Instructors

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  • 33 years in business
  • 29 hires on Thumbtack
  • Buena Park, CA 90620


I took my 1st cooking class with the wonderful Theo. I must say that this cooking experience was so delightful. Theo was very energetic , engaging when he was teaching me. He made the class very pleasant , I was able to ask many questions which I liked. I have never taken one on one lessons but I must say it was so worth it . I took cooking classed before , but this experience was by far amazing. In just the 1st class I learned so much from him and he explained it so well that I got to understand the language of cooking . I must say that Theo is a extraordinary teacher , with lots of experience and knowledge. I have recommended him to many of my friends and family. If you need a cooking lesson he is the guy. I can't wait to continue my lessons with him.

  • 8 years in business
  • Los Angeles, CA 90025


We are home of international food with creative passion for taste and personal services. We customize our events to fit our clients' needs. Our special services include the following: * Private chefs * Cooking classes * Event planning * Cooking exhibitions * Bartending with expertise

  • 5 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
  • Long Beach, CA 90815


Chef Paul is wonderful. He is very thorough, well trained, willing to answer questions, and very personable. I would recommend Chef Paul to anyone, and will definitely hire him for more cooking classes.

  • 6 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • Laguna Niguel, CA 92607


I hired Christine of TCC to make a private, personal dinner for my mother's birthday. We worked out a menu together and she gave suggestions and I explained my mother's favorites. In the end, it turned out perfectly! Christine surprised us with a lovely amuse bouche and then we had several wonderful courses, each more delicious than the last. Christine was fun, professional, and prepared all of the food and served it, so that I could just relax and enjoy my family. The crowning joy was the vanilla bean panna cotta with a fresh raspberry couli---absolutely over the top creamy, fresh and wonderful. We had such a great evening and having a private chef, in my own home, made me feel very pampered. If you are looking for a caterer for an intimate gathering, I couldn't recommend a company more highly. Since they focus on small parties and dinners, you get very personal, timely service! I know that they have cooking classes in private homes too. . . I will definitely try that next time I have a girls night in!

  • 6 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
  • Irvine, CA 92617


This was my first formal cooking class, I’m glad I chose the right person to help me brush up my skills. Melissa was very professional, informative and flexible. She definitely showed me new things I thought I was familiar with. She asked about specific recipes that my husband and I like or dislike. She offered some recipes as well. The food was delicious! She even gave wine pairing suggestions. I would definitely recommend Melissa! I will certainly be returning and would love to bring some friends along.

  • 15 years in business
  • Huntington Beach, CA 92648


Minichiello's Catering is a full-service catering company that also provides private chef services and culinary instructions. Jennifer Minichiello is a certified executive chef who enjoys cooking and catering for parties and events of any size. With over 25 years of experience in the food industry, chef Jen has been teaching culinary for the last four years and enjoys catering for parties of any size and function. Chef Jen's experience and service range from intimate soirees to large-scale events, such as the following: * Dinner for two * "Girls' night in" for a lesson on creating sauces * Bridal shower for up to 20 guests * Wedding for up to 300 guests * Corporate event for up to 5,000 guests * Birthday parties * Memorials * Charity benefits * Hospitality tents, etc. From a party of two to a party of 10,000, chef Jen will work with you to custom tailor your culinary needs and design a menu to fit your events. While working at the Aquarium of the Pacific and The Queen Mary, chef Jen planned and cooked for large parties of up to 13,500, has catered the hospitality tents at the Long Beach Grand Prix, the Rose Bowl, TED events and the Governor's women's conference and can successfully manage your event. Whether your function is big or small, chef Jen brings the utmost attention to the details as well as meeting the different nutritional requirements of your guests. Chef Jen also loves to teach. 1. Are you looking for a fun culinary evening with the girls to learn a new skill? 2. Do you need help with weekly menu planning for your family? 3. Are you looking for a teamwork event for your office? 4. Are you in need of a private chef in your home? 5. Are you hosting a New Year's eve party? 6. Are you planning a wedding? Chef Jen can help you with everything, from menu consulting to full-service event catering. With many resources for event planning, chef Jen can guide and provide you with the staff, menu and services to make your event memorable. Chef Jen offers the following: 1. Large event catering * Weddings * Parties and banquets * Corporate events * Charity events * Fundraisers * Government events * Hospitality tents 2. Small event catering * Private parties (birthdays and special occasions) * Bridal showers * Engagement parties * Baby showers * Cocktail parties * Memorial services * Holiday parties * Anniversary parties * Luncheon and tea services 3. Private chef services * Home entertaining (two or more) * Family meal prep * Holiday meals * Wine pairing evenings 4. Culinary classes * Large or small group classes * "Girls night in" themes * Teamwork building classes * Holiday treats or meals classes Some of chef Jen's many services are as follows: * Menu design and preparation * Foods and supplies purchasing * Multi-course meal preparation for two to 10,000 * Kitchen management and cleanup * Table arrangement and services * Buffet arrangement and services * Drop off service and meal delivery * Culinary instruction, family or event * Resources for full event planning * Venue locations for your events Jennifer also donates her culinary skills to Project Self Sufficiency of Huntington Beach, St. Joseph Hospital and Camp Conrad-Chinnock.

  • 7 years in business
  • Encinitas, CA 92024


I provide the following services: * Personal Chef Services * Event Catering * Corporate Lunches * Group Cooking Classes * Private Cooking Classes * Talks on Health and Nutrition

  • Long Beach, CA 90803


Culinary Couture offers private, in-home event catering and private chef services for your special event. Expertly prepared cuisine and a wide range of culinary services are available. Culinary Couture is a full-service event catering and private chef service. We specialize in creating amazing, handcrafted cuisine with emphasis on healthy, high-quality local fresh ingredients. We take pride in our service and cuisine, and our expertly trained, professional staff is well experienced in the hospitality field. We will take care of all your needs before, during and after your speical event. Many references are available. We have a wide range of menu items for you to choose from, including the option of working one on one with our chef, to create your own customized menu that will complement the theme of your event. At Culinary Couture, we know the importance of making a great and lasting impression. What better way to achieve this than through food! We specialize in catering all types of private, in-home events, as well as off-site events, unique locations, upscale black-tie events, etc. Call or email us to find out more information and start planning your next event. Make your next event a couture affair!

  • Newport Beach, CA 92660


I have been inspired to enlighten other people to use food as a tool in order to improve upon their condition after experiencing my own health and wellness successes through this Cooking for Cancer approach. We have to take an active role in maintaining a healthy body, and that is what I firmly believe in. We can no longer afford to relinquish the responsibility for our health to the medical industry. To preserve and keep our body healthy is our duty. We can no longer keep on poisoning our bodies with foods that are loaded with preservatives and pesticides, which is why I now offer Cooking for Cancer classes because I believe in it, especially when our health is compromised. I follow the 80/20 rule -- 80% raw and 20% cooked, as well as 80% alkaline and 20% acidic food. In my cooking classes, I provide tips and guidelines on how to formulate and maintain a satisfying and healthy diet in a creative and simple way.

  • Long Beach, CA 90803


Kitchen Sublime is a Personal Chef Service that serves your unique needs. We have various packages available to meet your needs. Whether you wish to have a personal chef weekly service or to host the perfect party, or maybe you just want to sharpen your cooking skills, this service will make that possible. In today's market, food labels can be very deceptive. Many foods that claim to save you time often lack nutritional value and can be harmful to your family's health. With the use of fresh products, spices, and herbs, I will cook meals that will improve your health, give you more energy and make you feel better all around. I am not a nutritionist. I am an experienced chef who is passionate about cooking. I have a love for fresh food, spices, and herbs. I will find the perfect combination of ingredients to create meals for your family that are tasty, healthy, and fresh! My services are affordable, not costing you much more than you would spend at the grocery store. Plus this service can save you 10-12 hours a week. Time you can spend doing the things you love and just haven't been able to find time to do them. At Kitchen Sublime we create awareness for you and your family about the foods you eat while keeping the Pleasure and Satisfaction in every Bite!!

  • Laguna Niguel, CA 92677


GastroPerfection offers a wide range of at-home cooking classes and cooking parties, tailored to your personal needs. We strive to provide you with a fun, relaxing, and unique cooking experience. Why choose GastroPerfection? We offer a quality recipes and a personalized service makes GastroPerfection the perfect complement for your dinner party, children's birthday, or Sunday brunch. Our experienced chefs will walk you through your favorite recipes and the dishes you've always wanted to make, but never knew how. Your passion for food and our experience will translate into delicious meals made right in your home. We genuinely care about our customers and do much better than is expected to provide the best customer support. We do such things, while offering you at-home cooking classes at a good value.

  • 8 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • Los Angeles, CA 90027


We offer private and group grilling lessons, BBQ party catering, recipe coaching in your kitchen by Skype or online. We have over 30 years of grilling experience, knowledge of international BBQ. We specialize in healthier BBQ and grilling. We prepare traditional BBQ chicken, ribs, burgers, roasts and gourmet sides. We cook grilled Mexican specialties using premium and/or organic steaks, chicken, vegetables and fresh salsas. Creative sandwiches/platters, smoked pizza, lasagna, Italian dishes/hors d'oeuvre also available with catering partner Cheech's Pizza. We have done studio parties, weddings, pre-red carpet event, plus backyard and park birthdays, boys and girls club and corporate events for Children's Hospital Los Angeles.

  • 12 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
  • Laguna Beach, CA 92651


We are a full-service restaurant available for private events, special occasions, and dining. We provide off-site catering with staffing, bar, rentals, and all the culinary needs for all special occasions, denominational events, corporate events, showers, etc. Available as well is a private home and event chef, along with private and group cooking classes.

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