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The Gourmandise School

Cooking
Santa Monica, Santa Monica, California
(277 Reviews)

The Gourmandise School is a hands-on culinary school with a focus on teaching classic techniques using seasonal and locally sourced ingredients. The school offers pastry and cooking classes, professional courses and fascinating food workshops.

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Reviews of The Gourmandise School

(277 Reviews)

7/11/2017
Francis c.

Attended: The Business of Food


The instructor is super knowledgable. Information is presented in a very personalized manner. Years of information given in just a few hours. I wish I could have stayed and chatted all night. I will definitely return.

7/10/2017
Anonymous

Attended: The Business of Food


I can't rave about this class enough! Clemence provided such great instruction and information about all aspects of food business. I left class inspired and know I will be using Clemence as a point of reference in the future - she was so kind and accessible, and is both positive and realistic. I recommend this class to ANYONE who is even considering a food business.

6/24/2017
Diana H.

Attended: Intro to Cheesemaking:Creme Fraiche,Chevre & Burrata


Chef Clémence is a fantastic instructor. She thoroughly explains the science and history behind the making of cheese as we learn to make it. It felt like I was getting a quick college lesson as well as a cooking lesson. We made butter, crème fraîche, ricotta, goat cheese, burrata and mozzarella in pairs and there was plenty to take home!

6/22/2017
Nicole H.

Attended: Knife Skills


Great class! Everything was amazing!

6/19/2017
Eleanor W.

Attended: Bread 101: Simple Breads from Scratch


The class was great! Within a 3 hour span we accomplished so much and May, the instructor, was great and personable and very knowledgeable. Am definitely going to take another class with her.

6/14/2017
Anonymous

Attended: Bread 101: Simple Breads from Scratch


Chef May was great and it was really fun. There's a lot so expect to be busy the whole time!

6/4/2017
Jennifer W.

Attended: Couples Night: Handmade Pasta


Great educational and enjoyable class!

6/4/2017
Jacob C.

Attended: Cookies: Sandwich Cookies and Ice Cream


The class was fun and reasonably well organized. The training felt professional rather than home cook with experience. I feel like I could make from scratch everything we made in class. The shear amount of food made was daunting. I should have taken more home and eaten less on the spot.

5/28/2017
Jessica S.

Attended: Cookies: Sandwich Cookies and Ice Cream


This class was great! I appreciated each technique being explained to the group and then working in a team of 2 to recreate the recipe. It helped to better learn the recipe. All of the cookies we made were delicious and the cake box for taking home extras (there were many!) was very much appreciated! The only down side....we weren't able to take home the salted caramel ice cream!

5/8/2017
Anonymous

Attended: Canning Workshop: Jams, Preserves and Pickles


Great class and entertaining teacher, please give her my compliments. I very much enjoyed the class.

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395 Santa Monica Place, Santa Monica, California 90401
The Gourmandise School
Santa Monica
395 Santa Monica Place
Btwn Broadway & Colorado Ave
Santa Monica, California 90401

Directions:
Enter Garage 7 off Broadway at 3rd street. We are located on the third floor.
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