Thai Favorites Cooking Class

Learn how to make Thai food favorites in this Berkeley cooking class.


Chef Olive Said
Kitchen on Fire

Kitchen on Fire

4.7 stars (52+)
5.0 (2)

3 hours Class size 10 to 25     label $145

If you love Thai food, you're going to love our Thai Favorites cooking class! We'll teach you how to make some popular restaurant dishes from scratch.

Join Chef Olive as he walks you through the recipes for these delicious Thai classics.

Menu:
- Green Papaya Salad
- Chicken Satay Skewers
- Thai Lettuce Cup with Beef
- White Rice

Each dish is packed with delicious flavor, and best of all, they're all easy to make. For vegetarians, we will substitute tofu for chicken and beef. Chef Olive will show you all the techniques and simplify the steps so you can recreate these dishes at home. Even novice cooks will feel at ease and have a great time learning.

This is a fun class to take with the foodie in your life or treat someone to a memorable gift experience for a birthday or other special celebration. Students 21+ can bring beer or wine to enjoy while you cook!

By the end of class, you'll feel good about recreating these dishes for weeknight meals or even a dinner party to impress your friends.

Please note

  • All in-person classes will be limited to 10 students.
  • Masks must be worn at all times, except while eating at the table.
  • Proof of vaccination will be required and reviewed by the chef prior to entry into the kitchen.
  • COVID protocols are subject to change to reflect local and state mandates.
  • A snack will be served at the beginning of class and you will eat the dishes you make at the end of class. Unfortunately, our zoning permit does not allow students to take food home.
  • If you think you might be allergic to anything on the menu, please get in touch prior to your class.


Knowledge required
Perfect for beginners.
 
What you'll get
All of the ingredients and use of kitchen tools to make your recipes.
 
What to bring
  • Close-toed shoes are mandatory. High heels, open-toed shoes, sandals, flip flops are not allowed in the kitchen.
  • Shoulder-length hair or longer needs to be worn back and away from your face; we have plenty of hair ties in the kitchen for you to use and keep.
  • Feel free to bring a favorite apron or a knife you want to practice with but know that we will supply aprons and all the tools you need for use during class.
Suitable for

This class is great for a team building activity, birthday, bachelorette party or bachelor party.


Chef Olive Said (your teacher) is fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and adheres to COVID-19 government guidelines.

Location

Berkeley, CA

Exact location is anonymised for privacy. You'll get the specific address after booking.

Your teacher
Chef Olive Said

Chef Olive Said


One of the East Bay’s popular culinary personalities, Chef Olive Said, is the founder of Kitchen on Fire cooking school, located in the heart of Berkeley’s culinary district in North Berkeley. Chef Olive has been part of the Berkeley culinary neighborhood for over 20 years, first as one of the original owners in Cesar Tapas Bar and then moving on to open the cooking school in 2005. The cooking school was a place to share his passions of good food, nutrition, and community through teaching students of all ages and backgrounds in a warm and inviting environment.

Born and raised in France, Chef Olive is the descendant of at least five generations of restaurateurs dating back to the early 1750s in France. He began his career at the age of 15 in his mother’s Paris restaurant. He moved to Los Angeles in the early 1980s and worked at Ken Frank’s La Toque, one of the first restaurants in the country to feature California nouvelle cuisine. In 1987, he returned to Paris and opened his own restaurant, the very popular Texas Coyote. Soon after his return to the states, he rooted himself in the Berkeley culinary world.




Your host
Kitchen on Fire
Kitchen on Fire

4.7 stars (52+)
5.0 (2)

Kitchen on Fire offers hands-on cooking experiences in Berkeley and Oakland. Since 2005, Chef Olive and professional chef instructors have been sharing their knowledge and love for cooking through public classes, team-building and corporate wellness events. Lisa Miller teaches classes with a nutrition focus, promoting healthy living through meals made with high-quality ingredients and traditional cooking methods.

With a deep passion for sharing delicious food and life-long dedication to healthy living, co-owners Olivier Said and Lisa Miller can be found in the kitchen or working with students or clients in some capacity every day of the week.

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