Laguna Culinary Arts is a multi-faceted cooking school offering hands-on classes for cooks of all levels of experience, from casual beginners to serious professionals, and features a Gourmet Cheese and Wine Shop. Whether you are interested in becoming a food service professional, or just looking to improve your home cooking, our programs are designed to meet your needs. For those who want to move beyond just food, Laguna Culinary Arts is pleased to offer a series of Wine
Tasting and Wine Classes, that take place at our location in Laguna Beach. Whether you are just beginning to develop your wine palate or are an avid wine enthusiast, we’re sure you’ll find these classes fun and informative and, of course, the food will be great!
Cheese and Wine Shop is located in Laguna Beach. The store is centered around a dazzling display of cheeses, olives and delicacies from around the world. Delicious sandwiches, salads and soups are served on the premises and are complemented by beautiful handmade dessert creations. Catering services are also available. Choose from gourmet cheese, wine and café menu items, or meet with our Catering team, for customized party fare.
Chef Program is also housed in our Laguna Beach facility. This intensive 6-month Professional Chef Program is designed for individuals wishing to pursue a career in the food service industry. Class size is limited to 8 participants to ensure an individualized learning experience.
chef”classes are held at the Laguna Beach facility, and now are also offered at our new teaching kitchen in Orange. The new Orange kitchen, provided by the design firm Le Gourmet Kitchen, is filled with top of the line Dacor appliances and high-quality cookware, tools and knives. Our students experience hands-on cookingat both locations, in an environment designed to give them every advantage. We offer 3-hour classes every weekday evening starting at 6pm, and 4-hour classes on the weekends. Weekend classes are scheduled in the morning, afternoon or evening depending on the class topic. We accept a maximum of 10 students per class, to ensure a good experience for everyone. At the end of class, students will enjoy a full meal that they prepared!
We offer an assortment of knives and kitchen tools for sale to students at both locations. Students receive a 10% discount on all items purchased the day of their class. The store is stocked with many of the high quality tools and knifes found in our classroom kitchens. We only sell the products that we actually use in class, and stand behind the quality and price of each item.
Finally, our facilities are ideal for hosting your special event, whether it is a private event, corporate
team building exercise, employee incentive, partner relationship development, a wedding shower or birthday party. Our staff is experienced and flexible and will work with you to design a program to suit your occasion.
For more information about our services, please click on the highlighted words, or use the navigation bar at the top to enter our web site, where you will find more detailed information about each program.