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Phillis CareyLove Cooking Classes?
Check out one of our Chef’s Fabulous menus below!
Current Resident Chefs include Phillis Carey, Anne Masri and Rene MacVay.

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Phillis Carey has been teaching cooking classes throughout Southern California for more than thirty years. Her classes cover a wide range of topics, from basic techniques to holiday feasts, from quick ways with chicken to vegetarian cooking, international and regional cuisines. Her focus is on easy-yet-elegant menus for entertaining with a gourmet accent and a minimum of fuss. Her students remark that she is easy to follow and her recipes are “home-cook” friendly. As a free-lance food writer, Phillis’ articles have appeared in Cook’s Illustrated and Cooking Pleasures magazines. She has also written cover stories for the food section of the San Diego Union-Tribune and has self-published four cookbooks, including her currently available book, Fast And Fabulous Chicken Breasts. A native of California, she resides in Carlsbad…read more.
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To register for classes, email or call (760) 942-1756. Payment is due at the class!


Tuesday, January 8 at 11:30 am in La Jolla
Loaded Cauliflower Soup with Bacon, Cheddar and Chives; Lemony Baked Salmon Cakes with Capers, Old Bay Seasoning and Mustard Aioli; Chicken Tiki Masla Bowls with Broccoli, Coconut Milk and Garam Masala; Quick Beef and Bacon Chili with Cheddar Cheese and Sour Cream; Creamy Chocolate Mousse with Whipped Cream and Chocolate Shavings;

Tuesday, January 22 at 11:30 am in La Jolla
Super Easy Lentil Salad with Feta and Olives; Honey Garlic Glazed Salmon Fillets with Lemon; Pork Tenderloin with Hot Pepper Jelly and Mashed Sweet Potatoes; Fanfare Greek Stuffed Chicken Breasts with Dill, Zucchini, Tomatoes and Feta; One-Step German Chocolate Cake Roll.

Tuesday, January 29 at 11:30 am in La Jolla
Loaded Tater Tot Cup Bites with Bacon, Cheddar and Ranch Dressing; Creamy White Chicken Caprese Lasagna; Shrimp and Grits with Mushrooms, Bacon and Cheddar Cheese; Chicken Fricassee with Mushrooms and Mashed Potatoes; Fanny Farmer’s Original Boston Cream Pie (Cake with Custard Filling and Chocolate Glaze).

Tuesday, February 5 at 11:30 am
in La Jolla

Strawberry Lillet Cocktail; Caramelized Bacon and Fennel Salad with Honey Lemon Vinaigrette; Herb-Crusted Filet Mignon and Brown Butter Scallops with Pan Roasted Grapes and Shallots; Parmesan Risotto with Asparagus; Caramel Apple Rose Tarts with a Strawberry and Vanilla Ice Cream

NEW! Cooking with Anne Masri IMG_0002(1)
Anne is a Board Certified Nutritionist and Nutritional Chef. She holds a certification from Harvard Medical School in CHEF Coaching and a Plant Based Whole Foods certification from Cornell University.
Registration required. (858) 459-0831.

Using Food as Medicine
Herbs and spices are age old forms of treating ailments. Antibiotic, antibacterial properties are found in some of our most beloved foods. Learn which foods are most successful for preventing common conditions. Boost your immune system with phytonutrients. Ward off the winter blues. All while enjoying scrumptious vitamin and mineral rich meals. Samples will be provided. Menu includes: Flu Busting Soup, Magic Green Sauce, Raw Cacao Truffles.
Fri, Jan 18, 12-2pm. $49/M, $55/NM.

NEW! Healthy Recipe Variations Cooking Class Series rene macvay
Each class will include a demo and samples of a complete meal plus discussion about food options and nutrition. Includes recipes to recreate at home. Taught by food blogger, Rene MacVay.
Registration required. (858) 459-0831.

Valentine’s Day Eating
Featuring Tofu Parmesan, Turkey Meatballs, Gluten Free Low Carb Pasta, Seasonal Vegetables, “Hearty” Dessert.
Fri, Feb 8, 12-2pm.

Cooking Seasonally…Quick Fixes for Healthy Eating
Featuring: Quinoa Bowl w/Seasonal Produce and Quinoa Cookies.
Fri, Mar 1, 12-2pm.

Three-Five Ingredient Recipes
Featuring Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Dessert Suggestions.
Fri, Apr 5, 12-2pm.

$22/M, $28/NM per class
Registration required. (858) 459-0831.