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Palo Alto Adult School offers an excellent cooking curriculum at the best prices in the area. With professionally trained chefs as our instructors, our students return each quarter to enhance their culinary repertoire.

NOTE: Our classes vary from minimal to extensive hands-on preparation. Cleanup is minimal. Food fees are included in the registration fee, so don’t come full! No refunds will be given for missed classes. Classes are listed in date order. Bring containers for possible leftovers.

  • TAMALE PARTY

    You will learn the special art of authentic tamale-making in this hands-on cooking class!

    Duration: One Session
    Date range: June 21
    Day(s) of the week: Wednesday
    Hour: 6:30–9 p.m.
    Address: Palo Alto HS Rm 103

    Quarter: Summer 2017
    Prerequisite: None
    Price: $55
    Instructor: Zaida Soriano, oaxacankitchenmarkets@gmail.com, www.oaxacankitchenmarkets.com

  • MOLE NEGRO

    The Oaxacan mole is a set of gastronomy moles from the state of Oaxaca, Mexico. The mole is a type of sauce that combines chiles and spices, thickened with corn, and various meat dishes and vegetables are added.

    Duration: One Session
    Date range: July 12
    Day(s) of the week: Wednesday
    Hour: 6:30–9 p.m.
    Address: Palo Alto HS Rm 103

    Quarter: Summer 2017
    Prerequisite: None
    Price: $55
    Instructor: Zaida Soriano, oaxacankitchenmarkets@gmail.com, www.oaxacankitchenmarkets.com