CHICKEN GOURMANDISE CLASS

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!

Upcoming Classes

The Whole Holiday Dinner

Impress the family with this three-hour holiday dinner. We'll teach you how to prep, cook and present this totally doable menu (that can be scaled up for larger groups).

Dec 16
Saturday at 10:00am View Menu
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Holiday Cookie Workshop

We're going to teach you what you can make ahead, how to make it all easily from scratch (there's no unwrapping and melting caramels squares at this school) and how to package everything up like a pro.

Dec 17
Sunday at 9:30am View Menu
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The Whole Holiday Dinner

Impress the family with this three-hour holiday dinner. We'll teach you how to prep, cook and present this totally doable menu (that can be scaled up for larger groups).

Dec 17
Sunday at 2:00pm View Menu
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Holiday Cookie Decorating

Master piping, flooding, patterns and swirls as you assemble a collection of delicious artwork. You will learn to make the perfect dough for flat, buttery sugar cookies and make 5 different holiday shaped and decorated wonders.

Dec 18
Monday at 10:00am View Menu
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HOLIDAY GIFTS! Truffles, Bark and Homemade Confections

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.

Dec 20
Wednesday at 9:30am View Menu
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6th Annual Yule Log Bake and Take Class

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.

Dec 22
Friday at 10:00am View Menu
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Holiday French Macaraons

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.

Dec 22
Friday at 2:30pm View Menu
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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.