Bored of your standard fare of mac 'n’ cheese and spaghetti?
This week, look into taking a cooking class in the area. It can be a great way to get out, learn something new and have fun.
(222 East 4th Avenue, San Mateo) offers a range of cooking classes, covering the basics, baking and pastry arts, Pacific Rim dishes, California cooking, Mediterranean flavors and more. Check its current class offerings here.
(1010 Park Place San Mateo) also boasts a Culinary Center that offers hands-on and demonstration classes, led by local chefs, artisans or growers. Its culinary calendar shows scheduled events.
The (480 Grandview Dr, South San Francisco) is another great option, specializing in baking and pastry arts. In addition to its full-time training program, 2-day, 3-day and 5-day workshops are available. Learn more here.
As an alternative to taking a formal course, there is a Fresh and Seasonal Cooking Group that meets once a week on Saturdays in Burlingame Hills. The group cooks tasty food using food straight from the Farmer’s Market.
Taking a class to refine your culinary skills can be a fun break for you, and your family will be likely be grateful as well.