Cooking Classes

Phillis CareySpring & Summer Cooking Classes

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!

Summertime San Diego
Enjoy the fresh flavors of San Diego in these summertime dishes.
Menu: Grilled Fish Taco Salad with Black Beans, Tomatoes, Tortilla Strips and Avocado Dressing; Seared Scallops with Corn, Bacon and Avocado Relish; Grilled Skirt Steak with Smokey Red Chimichurri Sauce and Black Beans; Panzanella Verde with Basil, Arugula, Cucumbers, Green Olives and Capers; Strawberry Shortcake Cheesecake with a Sponge Cake Crust and Fresh Strawberry Swirl.
Tue, Jun 27, 11:30am, $50/M, $55/NM. Register at or (760) 942-1756.

Sicilian Cuisine
Tuesday, July 18 at 11:30 am in La Jolla    $50/$55
The menu for this class will not be revealed until July 1, after Phillis returns from Sicily and pulls together her favorite recipes from the trip!  Take a chance and enroll in the class even before you know the menu!

Fresh Summer Cuisine
Tuesday, August 15 at 11:30 am in La Jolla   $50/$55
Eggplant Bruschetta with Feta Cheese and Scallions; Smoky Dry-Rubbed Baby Back Ribs with Fresh Peach BBQ Sauce; Summer Risotto with Zucchini, Mushrooms, Red Peppers, Fresh Corn and Crispy Prosciutto; Grilled Asian Flank Steak with Honey-Lime-Soy Marinade topped with Caramelized Corn Sauté with Ginger, Garlic and Cilantro; Almond Plum Tart with Almond Cream.