Learn To Cook
A good way to start learning how to cook is by getting hands-on experience. Orange Kitchen offers cooking classes and chef lessons for adults and kids. Public and private sessions are hosted in Vista, CA and lead by the owner Chef Kristin Smith, a trained culinary chef.
Cooking classes for adults, with a variety of cooking themes and class topics including vegan, plant based, vegetarian, gluten free, and popular cuisines and diets. Cooking classes are suited for all levels of experience and typcally include an introduction to basic chef skills, hands-on cooking, demos, tastings, and/or full meals.
Hands-on education for all levels of adult home chefs, without the cost of culinary school! Introductory chef lessons start with fundamentals, Kitchen Tools & Equipment Essentials and Healthy Pantry & Refrigerator. Our comprehensive "Learn To Cook" series includes lessons on Knife Skills, Cooking with Liquids, Cooking on Stovetops, Slow Cooking, and Oven Cooking.
Kids Cooking Classes
Kids Cooking Classes, for ages 6 and above, are broken into two series. Our kids "Just For Fun" series includes Taco Fiesta, Dessert Decorating, and Pizza Party. Our kids "Fundamentals" series, which starts to introduce intermediate cooking techniques and equipment, includes Fresh Pasta Making, Quick Breads, and The Magic of Eggs.
Jr. Chef Lessons
Hands-on education for the aspirational Jr. Chef. "Learn To Cook" series include Kitchen Safety, Knife Skills, Recipes, Ingredients, Baking, Essential Skills, and Advanced Techniques. Jr. Chefs destined to become cookbook writers, executive chefs or masterful home cooks, will get educated and excited about cooking with this series.
Private Experiences can be reserved for Chef Lessons, Jr. Chef Lessons, Cooking Classes, Personal Chef Services, and Hosted Private Events. Private Experiences are closed to the public with custom invite lists, dates, and agendas.
Gift Certificates for adults and kids including public and private Cooking Classes, Chef Lessons, Kids Cooking Classes, and Jr. Chef Lessons. Gift-A-Class or Gift-A-Lesson to anyone interested in learning to cook, looking for a unqiue social event, or just wants to have fun in the kitchen.