7441 Girard Avenue La Jolla, CA 92037
(858) 888-3509

Cooking Classes

Cuisine types

Bibi specializes in the home cuisine of major world culinary influences. Her sold out book “The Spice Whisperer” has a sample of those recipes and at her studio, the choices are even more varied – France, Italy, Iran, Thailand, Japan, Morocco, Russia, China, Vietnam, Afghanistan and Mexico.

For One

You will spend one hour with Bibi- our chef owner to cook or bake whatever it is that your heart desires. Someone asked her to re-create her grandma’s apple pie, one person asked her to teach her the traditional way of making sushi rice and yet another wanted to perfect the art of making Tahdig.  Whatever it is you want and no matter your age, we guarantee you a magical hour.

$150

For Two

This option is same as above but not double the price.  You can bring someone and share that magical hour with your child, spouse, best friend or colleague.

$200

Chef's Table

This is a breakfast, brunch or lunch experience for four and the chef chooses the menu. One of the best ways as a rookie to experience Bibi’s food and HCG.

$400

Testimonials

a38ZNRB1
Brian Malarkey
Top Chef

Harvard Cookin’ Girl is such a great spot for people to come and love being in the kitchen! Whether coming with a big group of friends or on a date, it’s always a lot of fun with Bibi! Bibi is a great teacher, very educated and her passion for cooking (and loving food and teaching) is so neat to watch. I’m hoping to curate a cooking class / book signing event there soon so look out for that too.

AAEAAQAAAAAAAAK-AAAAJDkxNTFiMDBiLTg5YTYtNGFlYy1iZGE3LTY0OWIzZGQ2ZGVkZA
Michael Rosen
Founder, Juniper & Ivy and the Crack Shack

There are many cooking schools and related business that offer lessons, demonstrations and events. However, Harvard Cooking Girl, Bibi Kasrai offers a fully engaging experience that is far greater than the sum of its parts. Whether you are 7 or 70, a student, vacationer, or corporate executive a HCG experience is a must.

NancyM
Nancy McCaleb
Award-winning choreographer

Instead of the “Harvard Cookin’ Girl,” I call this experience a magical evening with a “Brilliant Chef.” Bibi is highly educated, and more importantly, she is highly personable and creates a loving environment — loving food — loving spices and herbs — loving cooking — and loving conversation. I shall return again and again for this delicious and inspiring experience. And I will confidently be throwing more dinner parties with fabulous new recipes and techniques thanks to this very special teacher.