French Country Cooking Class: Summer Menu

Learn how to cook an authentic French-Country summer feast!

Epicurean Exchange

Epicurean Exchange

5.0 stars (18+)

3.5 hours Class size 1 to 12 (public classes), 8 to 16 label $115

Get a taste of France in this fresh and engaging cooking class in Orinda. Using quality ingredients, we will infuse the taste and feel of summer into a feast that you will remember forever!

Learn cooking techniques with your talented and friendly teacher, Chef Charlie. This lively class will have you rolling up your sleeves and working on preparing various delicious dishes that will take your tastebuds on an adventure.

As you arrive at the Epicurean Exchange's welcoming kitchen, you will enjoy appetizers and beverages on arrival. Mingle, chat and unwind with your fellow foodie-lovers and get to know your wonderful group. Once everyone is ready, you will be creating a full-portion, multi-course feast. No experience is necessary, and we welcome all experience levels. Everyone will be encouraged and supported throughout, with Chef Charlie always on hand to answer questions and help everyone.

Once the fun at the stove and chopping board is over, everyone will sit down and enjoy the fruits of their labor together.

If you're looking for things to do around the Bay Area, this cooking class is ideal. Whether it's a cute date night, a birthday party, or just a catch-up with friends, everyone will leave with happy stomachs and new skills to be proud of!


  • Cocktail: White Peach Bellinis
  • Vichyssoise
  • Honey and Lavender Glazed Chicken
  • Summer Ratatouille
  • Beignets with Apricot Filling
  • French Cheese Flight

Knowledge required
Absolutely no experience necessary.
What you'll get
  • Appetizers and beverages on arrival
  • All ingredients and materials provided
  • Multi-course meal with the group at the end
  • Recipes emailed after the program
What to bring
Only your appetite!
Suitable for

This class is a great indoor activity idea for individuals and couples as well as for a birthday, bachelorette party, team building activity, bachelor party or Christmas party.

This would also be a nice gift for her or gift for mom.


Epicurean Exchange - 2 Vallecito Lane, Orinda, CA

Your teacher
Epicurean Exchange
Epicurean Exchange

5.0 stars (18+)

Epicurean Exchange specializes in dynamic cooking events for businesses and organizations. In a comfortable and stimulating environment, we provide culinary activities that mirror workplace challenges. In the kitchen, work groups will prepare one of several courses from a seasonal menu and then sit down to enjoy the delicious results together. Employees learn about the impact their work styles have on each other and workplace situations. As a result, employers can expect greater productivity and improved work group dynamics. Employees will approach professional situations with greater confidence and clarity, and will be motivated to embrace positive life skills.

Epicurean Exchange is a pioneer in using the kitchen and the team-cooking concept as a vehicle for corporate gatherings. Since 1999, Epicurean Exchange has specialized in dynamic cooking events for businesses and organizations, with well over 300 groups participating in our programs.

More about this class

This class is new, and is covered by ClassBento's money-back guarantee.

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