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
Celebrate the June solstice with Camila Loew’s Sobremesa gathering. Join us as we cook and share the foods of California’s early summer bounty in communal Spanish style!
Couples Cooking = half the work + twice the meals! Chef Marlene provides the tools you need: shopping lists, clever prep shortcuts, and healthy, attainable weeknight menus.
Cook and chat with Michael Harlan Turkell, podcast host of Food52’s Burnt Toast and Heritage Radio's The Food Scene, and author of "ACID TRIP: Travels in the World of Vinegar".
Build a strong foundation for any culinary challenge thrown your way. Get ready to face the fundamentals—from sautéing to searing to steaming, we’ve got it covered!
Part of the Learn to Cook - Summer Series
Transform your home cooking in our Learn to Cook Series: We'll teach you to season food properly, read & follow (or ignore!) recipes, and vastly improve your knife skills..
Join “The Chinese Lady” Lorraine Witte for this hands-on class as you learn to fill, fold and cook different styles of wonton, with traditional and modern accompaniments.
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.
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.
Explore the tantalizing flavors of fresh summer herbs and edible flowers in this hands-on cooking adventure through the world of Indonesian satays and sultry dipping sauces.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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The Civic Kitchen 2961 Mission Street San Francisco CA 94110MAP