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Essential Skills

Tired of burning your chicken? Or working hard at making a delicious dinner, only to serve it and find out it’s still raw? In my Essential Skills class, I’ll cover the basic skills you need to make a simple but delicious dinner, including:
  • Breading
  • Browning/Searing
  • Saute basics
  • Dicing an onion
  • Folding
  • Making pan sauce
  • Making a vinaigrette
Ingredients for the standard course will be provided. Materials (knives, cutting boards) can be provided or we can use your own. Classes start at $60 per person, up to four people for a 2 – 3 hour course.  Classes are offered in your home in San Francisco and San Mateo counties. Call or email me and we can set up a class time and date that works with your schedule. I can be reached at 650-235-5095. I will be happy to discuss and customize the course to meet your needs.
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Knife Skills

Want to learn to cut like a pro, or at least cut safely and evenly without cutting yourself?  Then this is the class for you! In Knife Skills, we will cover:
  • Knife safety
  • Knife handling
  • Knife and cutting board sanitation
  • Cutting techniques:  dice, julienne, mince, chop, chiffonade and concasse
  • Knife care:  sharpening and honing / steeling your knifes
Ingredients for the standard course will be provided.  Materials (knives, cutting boards) can be provided or we can use your own. Classes start at $60 per person, up to four people for a 2 – 3 hour course.  Classes are offered in your home in San Francisco and San Mateo counties. Call or email me and we can set up a class time and date that works with your schedule. I can be reached at 650-235-5095.  I will be happy to discuss and customize the course to meet your needs.
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Chef Isaac Will Cook For You

In addition to teaching you essential cooking and knife skills in your own kitchen, Chef Isaac is available to cook a meal for your anniversary, birthday, dinner party or other special occasion! Chef Issac will help plan your meal, choosing the best ingredients and dishes, along with appropriate food & wine pairings, to make your meal just the way you want it! Call or email me and we can set up a class time and date that works with your schedule. I can be reached at 650-235-5095. I will be happy to discuss and customize the course to meet your needs.