The Civic Kitchen is a recreational cooking school offering hands-on classes and events for home cooks in a welcoming, purpose-built space in the Mission District.
Whether for a novice or experienced cook, a gift certificate to a class at The Civic Kitchen makes a wonderful present
Part of the Learn to Cook - Summer Series
Learn to choose fish and a variety of techniques for its preparation. We'll also share lots of new ideas for menus that show off the bounty of seasonal Summer vegetables.
Prepare for life's next big adventure with confidence, good health, and a great way to connect with people. You'll depart with skills for a lifetime of success in the kitchen.
It’s pub food, Japanese-style! Chef Greg Dunmore will teach you to skewer, fry and grill your way to many favorite summer recipes from his restaurants and The Japanese Pantry.
Join Civic Kitchen co-founder Jen Nurse to learn to use, select, and care for kitchen knives. We’ll practice cutting techniques essential to fast, more enjoyable home cooking.
In this class, you will learn how to build flavor and enhance the taste of your food using herbs and spices, salt, lemon juice and vinegars.
Viola Buitoni leads this engaging pasta workshop. Students will prepare 4 different fresh doughs and cuts, each with its unique sauce and flanked by its dry, boxed correspondent.
Learn the basics of pork butchery, sausage making, and grilling in this hands-on class with butcher and sustainable agriculture advocate James Lum.
Stock your pantry and freezer with basic ingredients for easier menu planning and preparation. We'll show how a simple chicken and pantry staples can create a week's meals.
Learn the basics of baking with our Co-Founder Jen Nurse and Chef Sasha Crehan in this four-week course. We'll cover the ingredients and skills to transform your home baking.
Part of the Learn to Bake - Summer Series
Melted, chilled, creamed, browned - learn the function of butter and other fats in baking. On the agenda are an array of cookies and the secrets to superb pie and tart crusts.
Let’s make doughnuts! Chef Jen will teach you to bake, fry, fill and glaze your way to doughnut success. We’ll make cake-style and yeast-raised treats. Great for kids of all ages.
If you have 90 minutes, we have lunch and a cooking lesson for you! In August, it's summer squash gratin & salsa verde, full of bright sunny flavor. Join us to lunch & learn.
Join Chef Marlene for our next Couples Cooking class, with 6 new menus. She will provide the tools: shopping lists, clever shortcuts, and healthy attainable weeknight meals.
The Summer months call for heartwarming dishes brightened up for the new season. Learn to make comforting braises, hearty bean dishes and satisfying main-course salads.
Learn key techniques and formulas for making silky-smooth pastry cream, melt-in-your-mouth chocolate truffles and the best tangy, fool-proof lemon curds you've ever tasted!
Chef Agustín Gaytán shares his favorite Antojitos (Mexican appetizers). Join the hands-on fun as we grill seafood, roast chiles and prepare crazy-delicious authentic salsas.
Learning to cook with the incredibly versatile egg will lead you to countless delicious meal ideas. Join us as we poach, fry, boil, bake and scramble our way to egg mastery.
Though not on most ingredient lists, air is a key component in successful baking. We'll show you how with ethereal meringue, crisp creampuffs, and sky-high soufflés.
Learn an array of colorful, vibrantly-flavored small dishes from visiting chef Amanda Cushman. This international vegetarian menu will chase away those food-rut blues!
Co-founder Jen Nurse will teach you to use, choose, and care for kitchen knives. We’ll practice assorted cutting techniques essential to faster, more enjoyable home cooking.
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The Civic Kitchen 2961 Mission Street San Francisco CA 94110MAP