Established 2003

South Bay School of Cooking
Redondo Beach, CA 90278 
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Exterior of South Bay School of Cooking 1951 Artesia Blvd. Redondo Beach CA 90278

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South Bay School of Cooking offers hands-on adult cooking classes
for Redondo Beach, Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach, El Segundo, Torrance, Los Angeles and beyond. We also offer Corporate Teambuilding classes, and Kids Summer Cooking Camps.

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“This place makes me want to go home and remodel my kitchen.” ~ C. Ellner


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Fun is the operative word.
Cooking school should be fun. At the South Bay School of Cooking, participants (instead of voyeurs) work around a communal island, making recipes, sharing tasks, privy to new skills. The ambiance is alive with laughter, vivid with the aromas of fresh herbs and spices, electric with the sizzling sounds of sautéing. No one gets banished to an outer work station to fumble away in solitude. Whether you arrive solo or with a friend, the happy sounds of collective cooking carve a lasting impression on your culinary psyche. Cooking school should build confidence. When you leave the class, you will be able to recreate recipes that once appeared daunting like coq au vin blanc,  savory soufflés, pad Thai noodles, and perfect paella. View our slide show showing our hands-on cooking classes.

"We have fun every time!” -- Mark & Barbara Santasiero

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”What  I love about Annette’s class is that it really is hands on, which is hard to find.
Not only that, but I always leave full!”- - Liza Sarao

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DISCLAIMER - - South Bay School of Cooking is not responsible for ingredients found in the condiments and other store bought products that we use in recipes. These products may contain allergens like soy, nuts, wheat, eggs, MSG, whey, etc. Please note: We specifically purchase food products for each class and cannot make individual menu substitutions for food allergies or aversions. Some items may change due to market/quality availability.

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South Bay School of Cooking
Classes are held at
1951 Artesia Blvd.
Redondo Beach, CA  90278
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Tel. (310) 350-3772

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