Located in beautiful North County San Diego, embark on a unique cooking class experience.
FARMER's MARKET FOODVENTURE
Ready to learn how to cook Farm to Table? Take a 5-hour delicious culinary tour through Solana Beach, just steps from the Pacific Ocean. Your Foodventure includes:
A FARMER'S MARKET TOUR + OLIVE OIL TASTING + WINE TASTING OR CRAFT BREWERY TOUR/TASTING + A HANDS-ON COOKING CLASS.
On Sundays in Solana Beach, Jason will guide your Foodventure through Solana Beach's Premier Certified Farmer's Market as you taste and learn how to choose fresh healthy ingredients for your customized menu. Finish your cooking class with a meal you helped prepare utilizing fresh herbs from the garden. Feast on locally sourced produce, meats and seafood with flavors and spices that will take you around the globe.
Olive Oil Tasting
The tour will continue with a private tasting at the Temecula Olive Oil Company, learning how to cook and pair freshly pressed locally grown olive oils and vinegars from the best the region has to offer. Sample unique concoctions such as Citrus Reserve Olive Oil with Vanilla & Fig Balsamic and Olivium Olive Oil with California Balcamico Bianco Oo-La-Pomegranate.
Craft Brewery Tour & Tasting or Wine Tasting
Depending on your customized menu of the day, your tour includes tastings from Culture Brewing Co's microbrewery blends made on-site such as their Berliner Weiss style sour medley with apple, grape and cherry, a beautiful Session Amarillo IPA or a classic Amber Ale with toasty caramel notes. If wine is on the menu, the tour will take you to the award-winning Carruth Cellars for tastings including a variety of wines also developed on-site such as their Cabernet Savignon, Petite Sirah, Fourplay Blend and Savignon Blanc among others.
Cooking Class & Dinner
Follow Jason to the Center for a Healthy Lifestyle in Solana Beach for your hands-on cooking class, learning knife techniques, organizational skills, time saving kitchen hacks and culinary tips & tricks to make your cooking at home more enjoyable. Enjoy a full course meal you helped prepare at their quaint Cottage by the sea. See sample menus here!
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Your complete Farmer's Market Foodventure experience is approximately 5 hours. Parking is available onsite and all locations are within walking distance.
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Center for a Healthy Lifestyle
533 Lomas Santa Fe Dr.
Solana Beach, CA 92075
Center for A Healthy Lifestyle
1221 Encinitas Blvd
Encinitas, CA 92024
1:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Varies - Check calendar
See Camps and Events for additional classes/events
Cook with Jason - Join Jason for a two-hour cooking class, including a mini-tour of one of southern California's premiere farmer's markets. Learn knife techniques, organizational skills and new flavor combinations to help you enjoy cooking at home. This is a hands-on cooking class which will conclude with dinner you helped prepare. Limited to 12 people or customized for special event.
Cook with Jason: Kids Edition - Parents! Drop off your child (ages 10-14) for a hands-on cooking class and educational adventure in the garden. Following this four-hour cooking class, your child will have completed a main entree for you to take home and cook for your family meal. Limited to 16 people.
Learn with Jason - These 90-minute cooking demonstrations will highlight Jason's favorite "kitchen hacks", time-saving techniques that will increase your cooking time while not compromising on flavor. This is a demonstration that will offer plenty of samples of dishes made with locally sourced ingredients. Limited to 12 people.
Camps & Events
The Boys & Girls Club Center for a Healthy Lifestyle offers a variety of camps, including cooking classes. Jason serves as an instructor for several camps/classes. Visit www.centerforahealthylifestyle.org for more information on camps and dates.
Special events and parties are available for small groups from 6-40 people. From unique bachelorette parties, book clubs and corporate retreats to milestone birthday parties, we can develop a customized cooking experience and event for you and your guests at the Center for A Healthy Lifestyle at Solana Beach or Encinitas.
RESERVE A SPECIAL EVENT:
To book a special event, please contact Jason at firstname.lastname@example.org
FARMER'S MARKET FOODVENTURE - AN ALL-INCLUSIVE EXPERIENCE
Foodventures are currently offered on select Sundays and includes the Farmer's Market tour, olive oil tasting, craft brewery tour & tasting or wine tasting and a hands-on cooking class followed by dinner.
Cook with Jason cooking classes are $75/person & Learn with Jason cooking demos are $35/person and held on select evenings. For group discounts, email email@example.com.