Private Events

Host An Interactive Cooking Event at The Gourmandise School

Hands-on experience whipping up delicious dishes with guidance from a Private Chef Instructor for an unforgettable three hour event.

Create Your Unique Culinary Experience

Prepare a scrumptious three-course meal chosen from our marvelous menus or customize your own.
Indulge in a dessert class making tasty treats, satisfy your sweet tooth and take home bites for the week.

Relax and uncover your culinary skills – we’ll take care of everything from décor to dishes!

Event Inquiry


  • I wanted to take a moment to thank you for all of your help coordinating everything for our team last night. Everyone keeps talking about how much fun they had, how delicious the food was, and how incredible your team was to cook with! This is definitely something we’d like to do again in the future on both personal and corporate occasions.

    - Amy T, Pandora
  • We had a great time, loved it, just ate too much pudding! May is amazing and she kept everyone moving and having loads of fun!

    - Kelly P, Discovery Comm.
  • The bridal shower was great! Chef May was fantastic, the food was delicious, and we really loved the private dining room setup. Everyone had such a good time!

    - Stephanie C, Bridal Shower
  • The event was FABULOUS and all the ladies were thrilled and very well fed. Chef Chris and her team were able to seamlessly accommodate the chocolate mousse substitution and the whole night was a huge success.

    - Marianna S, Bridal Shower
  • Thank you to you and the staff for an amazing birthday party. Everyone had a terrific time! Many parents expressed their happiness about the party and how well-run it was!

    - Arianna B, Kids Birthday
  • Thanks so much! It was amazing and everyone had such a lovely time :).

    - Michelle, Dior.
  • It was awesome!! Great class and everyone had a blast.

    - Elliot S, Amobee
  • Hi Claire, the event was fantastic last night!!! Everyone had so much fun and we all loved the chef :).

    - Andy, Snap Inc.

Kitchen Filming & Rental

The Gourmandise School is a hands-on cooking school with a state-of-the-art kitchen in Santa Monica, CA. Our space is used frequently for filming television shows, doing demonstrations, teaching, recipe-testing and more.

Our Kitchen

  • Long stainless steel working tables (2) with seating for up to 24 (16 comfortably)
  • Range with 6 burners and a hood
  • Large industrial size double oven
  • Walk-in pantry
  • Refrigerator and freezers
  • Dish Room with laundry machine and dryer

We have access to additional adjacent space to create a separate intimate dining area if desired, as well as storage or video village.

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