Hands-On Cooking Events for Families
The safe atmosphere and the controlled environment of your home gives you a dining luxury you can trust. We cater our events to your residence or to other locations by agreement. Cooking classes for all ages.
Customizable Family Menu Examples
All shown event examples take about 3 hours (except Pasta Class).
Minimum number of participants per experience is 8 persons.
For "One on One" Cooking Classes inquire within.
WORLD DESTINATION TRAVEL
Around The World in180 Minutes
Pizza my art by Children & Teenagers
A creative process by chefs, crafting photogenic handmade pizze together for fun
Lakse trilogi og korn
Trilogy of salmon and grains. Home-baked bread with cold-smoked salmon, home-cured graved lax, poached salmon
Frijoles negros y plátanos al estilo de Oaxaca
Oaxaca style home-grown black beans with queso fresca, and dark honey plantains
Vegetable sprouts, micro-greens, and baby lettuces, tossed in rice vinegar, toasted sesame oil, miso, and wasabi
La Cocina de la Abuela
Empanadas of Grandmother’s recipes, with beef tenderloin, cheese & tomatoes, open pasture raised chicken, and rustic chimichurri
The way Roberto Linguanotto made it with lady fingers, mascarpone, and Espresso
(Listed countries are examples only)
FRESH PASTA MAKING CLASS
Gluten free, Vegan, and Classic
TAKES TWO HOURS ONLY
Hand-cut Fettuccine pasta from scratch
Each makes their own dough and noodles
EXTRAVAGANT HORS D'OEVRES
100 artful canapes
Impress your guests with food art you made, with example ingredients like Sevruga caviar, truffles, snow crab, Kobe beef, and other items.
We will help you make these for business meetings, your art exhibition, your book release party, and other occasions so you can "blow your guests away" with your cooking skills and artful presentation.
1 ON 1 COOKING CLASSES
($150 per hour per person)
Enjoy customizable cooking workshops and private culinary lessons, or hire Chef Martin for any other hospitality related services within 50 miles of Capitola-by-the-Sea.
FRENCH BRUNCH AT HOME
Capitola Garden Brunch
Abundance platter of seafood
Grilled organic peaches with aged Balsamic glaze and bacon wrapped beef tenderloin medallions
San Francisco crab cake eggs Benedict
with sauce Hollandaise and garlic spinach
Oven roasted baby potatoes with caramelized onions, and fresh chives crème fraiche
Homemade croissants, as if it's difficult to do that. Served with various preserves and butter
French Toast Brioche and pancakes made from scratch, with blue agave syrup, and Montreal maple sauce
LUNCH COOKING CLASS EXAMPLE
Noi abbiamo inventato la cucina
Ultra-classic Pizza Napolitana
with fresh Roma tomatoes and basil
Butter lettuce salad with garlic croutons and a variety of dressings
Fresh hand-made Fettuccine pasta
Primavera (colorful veggies) sauce
Alfredo (Parmesan-cream) sauce
Chocolate lava cake, whipped cream, berry portrait
DIETARY FAMILY DINNER EXAMPLE
Vegan, Type Two, Gluten-free and other stuff that actually tastes and looks delicious.
Japanese sushi, handrolls, nigiri, classic rolls
Healthy Minestrone vegetable soup hated by children, made delicious
Hippie risotto with glazed garden strawberries, violets, roses, and saffron
Colorful bell peppers made into Piemontese Italian antipasti
Martin's mom's secret red cabbage recipe with tropical fruits & Indian spices
The Capitola Garden Trilogy. Cauliflower, artichokes, and sweet potatoes.
Homemade orange sorbet, fairly traded chocolate
KIDS BIRTHDAY PARTY FUN
Several themes are available
From age 3
Fresh pasta making, decorate cup cakes
California rolls, and fun candy sushi
Pizza from scratch and chocolate truffles
Mexican fajita party and cinachurros