Cooking and Wine

In our Food & Wine classes, you’ll meet fellow foodies who share your passions, taste wines from interesting regions and learn great cooking tips while tasting the results. Whether you're looking for some serious schooling in the kitchen or a fun night out, cooking classes are a tasty way to test your skills - and learn new ones - in the kitchen. All classes include hands-on practice, generous tastings and take-home recipes. Don't forget to bring at least two wine glasses to your wine tasting.

Financial Aid is available for select JCCSF programs and classes. Click here for details.

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The Oregon Trail (RWINEW3)

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with Adam Chase
Oregon continues to evolve as a producer of fine wines. Join us for a virtual tour up north, as we learn about and taste wines from the Rogue to the Willamette Valley.

Adam F. Chase has worked in the wine industry for 15 years as an educator, retailer and consultant. Adam runs Grape Experience Wine & Spirit School and is the Approved Program Provider for the Wine & Spirits Education Trust (WSET) in the Bay Area and Boston. He is an Associate with the Institute of Wine and Spirits, and also holds a WSET Honors Diploma certification. Adam has an MBA from Harvard University and a BA from Brown University.


6:45 pm –
7:45 pm



M $45

P $50

Ricotta, from Appetizer to Dessert: Dairy Delights for Shavuot (RCOOKW5)

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With Maria Capdevielle
Celebrate the holiday of Shavuot, with its emphasis on dairy, by learning how to make delicious homemade ricotta cheese! Students then create a 3-course meal using ricotta in each dish. Menu: homemade ricotta cheese, Torta Rustica (ricotta savory flourless tart with spinach, parmesan and pine nuts), ricotta ravioli with simple tomato sauce; cannoli siciliani (sicilian pastry filled with ricotta, candied orange peel and pistachio).


6:30 pm –
9:00 pm



M $85

P $95

Pickling 101 (RCOOKW6)

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With Michele Pfeifer, Community Table Head Chef
You can pickle a lot more than cucumbers! Join us in this popular class where we take organic produce, fresh from the Ferry Plaza Farmers' Market, and learn how to create the perfect pickle.


6:30 pm –
9:00 pm



M $85

P $95