Best Cooking Classes in San Francisco, CA

Handpicked from 110 vetted & reviewed Culinary Education studios in the San Francisco area, explore the top 5 leading options among the selected group of 24 finalists.

Biteunite San Francisco

Biteunite San Francisco

(24)
Cooking School, Community
“Whether you're interested in adding a few authentic Thai recipes to your repertoire, or just want to have some fun cooking, I'd definitely recommend booking this class.”
In Business Since 2015
600 S Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA
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The Story of Ramen

The Story of Ramen

(22)
  • Learn
  • Bday
  • Mochi
“Manville was an excellent host, teaching us about the history and ingredients of making the noodles, as well as educating us with four sake samples (all delicious!”
In Business Since 2017
3231 24th St, San Francisco, CA
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Homemade Method

Homemade Method

(30)
Weight Loss Center, Medical & Health
“While I have a ways to go before I'm at my ideal weight, i know i am cooking more at home and am more confident incorporating superfoods and processed white rice and pasta in our diets.”
In Business Since 2017
84A Richland Ave, San Francisco, CA
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First Class Cooking

First Class Cooking

(12)
  • Skills
  • Learn
“A stunning location with gorgeous view, intimate homely setting beautifully decorated, a gracious and 'on a mission' host who juggled a team of 16 remarkably smoothly.”
Transparent Fees & Pricing
Remote Consultations Available
Accepts All Major Credit Cards
In Business Since 2004
1 Bluxome St, San Francisco, CA
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Breakthrough Sushi

Breakthrough Sushi

(13)
Cooking School, Caterer
“I was a little worried about making a mess with sticky rice, raw fish and sharp knives but it quickly turned into an effective and fun way to get to know my colleagues.”
Free Initial Consultation
Average Price Tag
In Business Since 2012
100 Pine St #1250, San Francisco, CA
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Best of 2024

Qualification Criteria for best of Winners

Minimum Overall Score
96 (100)
Minimum Reputation Rank
99.4 Percentile
All of our award winners are based on identifiable facts - reviews, performance, and experience - collected by scientific means. We use this data to assess each business’s essential features, weighting them according to their importance to customers.
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Prominent finalists
Kitchen on Fire

Kitchen on Fire

(6)
  • Chef
“Everyone has to cook, and taking a class with professionals in a real kitchen, you learn a lot just by observation which you can use to upgrade your own cooking.”
Remote Consultations Available
Accepts All Major Credit Cards
In Business Since 2005
Serving San Francisco Area
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San Francisco Baking Institute

San Francisco Baking Institute

(13)
  • Learn
  • Baker
“And July 2005, my Instructor was Jeff Yankeloff, a gold medal winner in Paris, The best Baker in the World same year and now they call me "the best Baker in Sacramento"!”
In Business Since 1997
525 DNA Way, South San Francisco, CA
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La Petite Cuillère

La Petite Cuillère

(4)
“For me the best part of the class was that she taught basic knife skills, which I really needed to learn, and even gave recommendations for how to choose my own kitchen knife.”
Remote Consultations Available
In Business Since 2011
122 W Portal Ave, San Francisco, CA
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The Civic Kitchen

The Civic Kitchen

(7)
“Jen has thoughtfully equipped it with multiples of everything you could need; has given the space the best flow, impeccable organization, and designed every detail with incredible intentionality.”
In Business Since 2015
2961 Mission St, San Francisco, CA
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Chef Joe's Culinary Salon

Chef Joe's Culinary Salon

(5)
“The in-class experience is fun and fast-moving with Chef Joe supplying everything you need, including the jokes.”
In Business Since 2008
16B Sanchez St, San Francisco, CA
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Katherine Michiels School

Katherine Michiels School

(3)
“Its been great being able to take her virtual cooking classes, me and all of my friends that take them seriously look forward to them each week along with our kids.”
Licensed
In Business Since 2005
1335 Guerrero St, San Francisco, CA
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Thai Cooking With Sunshine!

Thai Cooking With Sunshine!

(12)
  • Pad Thai
“It is great for a friend outing, work hangout and for people visiting from out of town that would like a unique experience at a historic converted church in San Francisco!”
In Business Since 2019
439 Guerrero St, San Francisco, CA
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Crimson Kitchen

Crimson Kitchen

(2)
“Food is inexpensive here, so you can live quite cheaply.”
In Business Since 2010
41 Newburg St, San Francisco, CA
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Heart&seoul

Heart&seoul

(2)
“Nice place”
In Business Since 2005
32 Page St, San Francisco, CA
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Draeger's Cooking School

Draeger's Cooking School

(2)
Cooking School, Deli, Specialty Grocery Store
“Astounding!!”
Coupons & Offers
Above Average Price Tag
In Business Since 1997
222 E 4th Ave, San Mateo, CA
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The Culinary Academy at Contra Costa College

The Culinary Academy at Contra Costa College

(2)
Chef
“Amazing program!”
In Business Since 2020
Serving San Francisco Area
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Tinker Kitchen

Tinker Kitchen

(5)
“There were other tinkerers there making other breads (one was making milk buns and another, baguettes) and some making homemade chocolate.”
In Business Since 2014
3233 22nd St, San Francisco, CA
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Hipp Kitchen

Hipp Kitchen

“Chef Tom Herndon opened Hipp Kitchen in 2007 to serve people who need help with specific diets. He believes food should give you pleasure, not pressure.”
Free Initial Consultation
In Business Since 2009
236 W Portal Ave # 505, San Francisco, CA
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Bliss Belly Kitchen

Bliss Belly Kitchen

(43)
Yoga Studio, Teens & Kids Website, Cooking School
“Our boys have never really done yoga for any length of time before Chef Neelam's camp, and at least once or twice this week they were so relaxed during meditation that they each fell asleep on the floor!”
In Business Since 2015
Serving San Francisco Area
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Truffle Shuffle

Truffle Shuffle

(48)
Food & Beverage
“I feel like a walking ad for Truffle Shuffle but friends who know me know I am not quick to endorse/promote/positively review, so trust that this find is as rare as truffles themselves and the experience is priceless.”
In Business Since 2023
707 Douglas Ave, Oakland, CA
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Bauman College: Holistic Nutrition + Culinary Arts

Bauman College: Holistic Nutrition + Culinary Arts

(47)
Trade School, School, College & university
“The professors are amazing and they always go above and beyond to work with each students' schedule to make sure everyone can move forward and succeed!”
30+ Years Experience
Serving San Francisco Area
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Cook With Chef Traci

Cook With Chef Traci

(50)
  • Moroccan
  • Menu
  • Organized
“When we arrived, we already had appetizers awaiting in her backyard where we got to briefly hang out and learn about the dishes we were going to prepare”
Remote Consultations Available
In Business Since 2016
San Francisco, CA
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Epicurean Exchange

Epicurean Exchange

(29)
  • Menu
  • Party
  • Course
“Just thinking about a Chef Charlie experience makes me smile — both because I know I'm going to be enjoying great food, but also because I'll be learning something new and spending time with wonderful people.”
Accepts All Major Credit Cards, Check, Debit
In Business Since 2002
Serving San Francisco Area
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Hands On Gourmet

Hands On Gourmet

(10)
Gourmet Foods
“If you are a foodie and will like to be in a pro kitchen this is a heck of opportunity, just let them guide you and trust/enjoy the process, then the best part comes...”
Accepts All Major Credit Cards
Average Price Tag
Licensed, BBB Rating: A+
In Business Since 2008
2325 3rd St Ste 409, San Francisco CA
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Culinary Education Services in San Francisco, CA Cost Estimates

Minimum cost
$63
Maximum cost
$424
National Average
$113
Avg Per Hour Rates
$75
$88
$312
Typical price range is based on 253 cost profiles
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Average Cost $113
Minimum cost $63
Maximum cost $424
Avg Per Hour Rates $75

Typical range $88 to $312 is based on 253 cost profiles.

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