Holiday Classes & Recipes
The holidays are here and food is what brings family and friends together. We’ve got a bounty of cooking and baking classes and workshops, and recipes for the holidays to get you ready. So enjoy all the flavor of the season!
I’ve loved Jamie and her cookies at Platine for nearly a decade now. She makes small versions of classic favorites but hands-down our favorite is her chocolate ginger cookie. We’ve modified our chewy ginger to give us a taste of what she whips up. Use freshly grated ginger if you can and throw in as much finely chopped chocolate as you can fit in these.View Recipe
Are you obsessed with caramel and candies? Join us Chocolatier and Confectioner Ruth Kennison teaches you how to master the basics of cooking sugar, from mastering chocolate truffles to tempering.
It's time to celebrate the holidays with a cake shaped like a yule log! Spend the morning with Chef Clemence learning the mysteries of a proper genoise cake, the wonders of buttercream frosting, and the magical decorating powers of mushroom-shaped meringues.
Whisk yourself into a Paris patisserie as you learn to whip, fold and pipe your way to Macaron perfection. Our macarons will be sandwiched with three different fillings, from an infused milk chocolate ganache to a creamy classic sea salt caramel.
At The Gourmandise School, we focus on the best techniques and use local sustainable ingredients whenever possible. Our produce is sourced twice weekly from the Santa Monica Farmers Market. Our fresh seafood comes from Santa Monica Seafood. We use sustainable poultry such as Mary’s Free Range Chicken, and get our beef from Whole Foods or other sustainable providers.