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Pasadena Vegan Cooking Instructors

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Chef Marcel Catering
4.9
from 120 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 131 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Rick M.
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Chef Marcel provided a wonderful evening by being at my wife's birthday party and cooking for our guests. His menu he created for our party was wonderful even though it he was on as tight budget. Everyone was amazed by his cooking!

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The Pit Stop BBQ, LLC
5.0
from 52 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 59 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Ashton T.
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We hired Pam for our wedding, and I have to say that we were extremely impressed with the service and quality of her catering. Our wedding took place in August of 2016, and our family members are still raving about the BBQ! We got the ribs, chicken, baked beans, coleslaw, and every kind of cheese Mac-n-cheese. It was delicious, and her style of cooking provided us with a feeling of “home.” Pam offered many alternatives to best fit our needs, and was accommodating throughout the entire process. She does everything in her power to ensure that she has made your event memorable. Her and her staff definitely went above and beyond, and we would definitely recommend her to anyone who asks (or doesn’t ask, for that matter).

  • 3 years in business
  • 63 hires on Thumbtack
Kristin S.
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I hired Haute Productions for a private cooking class for a bachelor party event, and we had the best time. Keith was an awesome teacher and host, he made the experience wonderful. Everyone had a blast and it was the best part of the entire weekend. Not to mention the fact that the food was awesome! I would highly recommend using Haute Productions for any event you may have.

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Living Veg
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Malia F.
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Shelly not only makes vegan cooking simple and delicious, she provides the tools and tricks you need to prepare meals for your family! She teaches with love and passion and educates the public about plant-based nutrition and provides the info you need to make the switch from omnivore to vegan or enhance your current vegan lifestyle. I have been vegetarian for 20+ years and vegan for 9 years and I learned so much from Shelly just from one class! I can’t wait to learn more, as she has so much to offer and an entire cook book worth of recipes in her head to impress any chef!

Coalescence, LLC
4.8
from 11 reviews
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Marisa S.
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I hired Laura to teach a series of cooking classes at the school where I am the Director. She is an amazing teacher along with being an incredible chef. My students were constantly asking when Chef Laura would be coming back. Laura came to each session, enthusiastic and ready to cook and teach. She is really creative, and was able to incorporate fresh fruits and vegetables from our school garden! The lessons ranged from soups to sweet baked goods. My favorite cooking lesson included home made pasta with a delicious tomato sauce. I am looking forward to working with her again.

Chef Elizabeth M
4.9
from 10 reviews
  • 14 years in business
Lilia E.
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Amazingly delicious food. From appetizers to main dishes to desserts, I was delighted with not only the taste, but the lovely presentation. I highly recommend her for any occasion! I try to avoid sweets but could not resist hers. I especially like that she uses fresh, organic, savory ingredients. I don't know my way around the kitchen, but she makes everything look so easy, I want to take a cooking class with her.

  • 3 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Eva S.
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Jessica made a great job at our party, cooking Asian vegan food, 5 small dishes for 30 people. Everybody loved the food, it was simply delicious.We were very impressed by her, and many guest wanted her info. The dessert was to die for, a coconut cream tart. Jessica was very professional to work with - she stepped in here with her prepped food and finished it in our kitchen - calm and efficient. She is very well organized, had planned perfectly ahead and she was sweet and nice to have around at the party.She came with great ideas for the party that wasn't about the food too. We look forward to having her as our personal chef again and can highly recommend her to anyone with those needs!

Another Side of Soul
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 9 years in business
Bresheena B.
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I am a big fan of Zainab's food. I have to admit I was a bit hesitant to taste her vegan dish because there are a lot of misconceptions when it comes to vegan or vegetarian food. She made some sweet carrots, smashed potatoes, imitation chicken, and pasta salad! It was so delicious and I was in awe that the chicken was not made from actual animal meat. I definitely recommend "Another Side of Soul" to anyone who wants a tasty and healthy dish!

Peralta
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
George R.
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Few chefs have as wide a level of knowledge about not just the food but also wine accompaniments. Ed has been a "foodie" since about 30 years before the term came into wide usage!! He has excellent sources for all his ingredients and his preparations are thorough and well-thought out. If you want to feature particular types of cuisine or particular wines, he will match his menu to any specifications you might have. Not quite sure why he's never had his own restaurant, although cooking for a living is not quite the same as cooking for the love of cooking.

  • 5 years in business
Lizzie R.
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I have had the pleasure to know Rebekah for over 5 years now and have experienced her amazing vegan dishes. I also have attend many of her cooking classes that are not only tasty but teaches you about nutrition and how to make vegan dishes that look and taste so satisfying that you don’t even miss eating meat and best of all good for you! In addition, I have also hired her to cater my parties. Her professionalism and thought that goes into the menu planning was beyond my expectations. The presentation of the food was so delightful and delicious. Some of my favorite dishes are the spring rolls with house made peanut sauce, vegan crab cakes and her famous raw lasagna! I highly reccomend her for all your catering needs and to take her cooking lessons, you will not be disappointed!

Porsche Cooks Vegan
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Simone R.
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Vegan cooking has never been as fabulous as when Porsche is the one serving up cruelty free dishes. She makes healthy - usually soy free - meals for my boss Russell Simmons and myself on the regular. Our guests always leave our events raving about the taste and marveling at how satisfying it is without flesh and dairy. She is the best of the best!

  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Braeden W.
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I had such a wonderful time taking a private cooking class with Sylvia! She was very professional, knowledgeable & kind! Even met me at the grocery store to help me shop and teach me about different ingredients along the way! We made 2 delicious meals & I look forward to my next lesson!

PLANT BASED CHEF AVAILABLE!
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 6 years in business
Lolimar N.
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Donna prepared for a spiritual retreat a fabulous vegan meal . She prepared a delicious Indian feast, Tikki Masala, basmati rice, appetizers and great side dishes. I definitely recommend her for any Vegan feast . I also loved that she is a Yoga instructor and we had an amazing Yoga class before we enjoyed her meal.

Chef Michelle & Co
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Kenneth E.
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Had my first at-home lesson today. Michelle is a kind, polite, well-humored chef who teaches well. The meal we prepared together was simply delicious. Didn't know I had it in me but Michelle did! Salivating in anticipation of my next cooking lesson with her next week.

  • 9 years in business
Marilyn J.
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The classes Raw vegan food are fenomenal. Ron teaches with expertise. He answers questions and shows his techniques in the kitchen. The flavor combinations in his food are amazing and he always created new recipes. I really enjoy learning from him.

Christina Sunshine
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 6 years in business
Jon G.
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Christina clearly has a passion for nourishing people with healing healthy foods. It is very inspiring to see her work her magic in the kitchen as she seems to have an endless supply of energy! From juicing and smoothies to baked goods, she had full spectrum experience. Raw or cooked her food is vegan with love!

Donnè By Chef Teresa
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Lauren H.
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Teresa took time to understand my needs and what I wanted to get out of my experience with her. She also spent a lot of time personalizing our day together and being thoughtful about how to schedule and plan it all out so that I got the most out of it. I learned a ton of tips since we went through the entire process, from picking out my ingredients through preparation. Teresa was willing to answer any question (no matter how silly) I had along the process and adjust to any changes I requested. Teresa is really knowledgable and experienced, as was evident throughout my time with her. I would 100%, no doubt, hire Teresa for many more cooking experiences/classes in the future. I definitely feel more confident in the kitchen after spending a day with her.

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We offer catering of delicious food for any occasion. We also do cooking classes. We prepare any kind of food and we specialize in Latin gourmet food.

  • 24 years in business
About

I cook for flavor first, so everyone tries my food just loves it, even when I prepare vegan dishes for meat eaters, they dig right in. That's because I've been cooking vegan food for 20 years for myself, and insist on eating the highest quality and best tasting food. That's what I share with others, and besides, I put ove in it. You can taste that too! I never use recipes, nor is it all in my head, I just utilize ingrained principles of good taste and how to combine foods and spices and it comes out great every time!

About

I do culinary training and cooking work shops! I do pizza making, cooking classes for couples and much more!

  • 7 years in business
About

Our work stands out because our Executive Chief Chef along with her assistant holds 40 years of experience in food preparation, nutrition and creativity. We use organic vegetables and NON-GMO products.

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How much do private cooking lessons cost?

You can take private cooking classes to have fun, to learn a new skill, to improve your health, to bond with your partner, to enjoy a playful first date or to have a unique birthday party experience. Nationally the average cost of private cooking lessons ranges between $100 and $150. Prices can vary, depending on where you live, the type of cooking class you’re taking, the ingredients the chef provides, and the reputation of the chef. Cooking classes with Anthony Bourdain will clearly cost more than classes with a local restaurant owner. The number of people in the class will also affect the cost, with group lessons often priced per person to account for the cost of ingredients. For example, for group lessons, a brunch workshop may cost an average of $70 per person, a steak dinner with sides could cost an average of $80-$85 per person, and a sushi lesson could cost an average of $100 per person. Ingredients play a major role in cost, as the chef will pre-purchase the food you will be working with. Weekday classes will usually cost less than weekend classes.

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