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We are pleased to present the Spring 2015 Calendar. This year we have something for everyone from the serious cook looking to hone their skills with a Pro Series to aspiring chefs who have decided it is time to commit to culinary school with one of our full time cooking or baking programs.  Great schedule options, the finest teachers in Southern California and an incredible facility with the most current equipment.

Artisan Breads, Jam Making, Pasta Making with Bucato Chef Evan Funke, Gluten Free Baking, the new Young Adult Series.

Find out why there is always a wait… and register early for the classes you want.


spring 2015 class calendar and catalog


Have you stopped by our new café? We’re open 7 days a week Monday – Saturday from 8am to 5pm and Sunday from 8am to 1pm.

We’re serving up hot and cold Stumptown coffees, artisan teas from Art of Tea and house-made pastries. We are also serving breakfast and lunch from 8am to 3pm.

Call us at 310-842-9702 for daily specials.



Humberto Plasencia

When Humberto Plasencia decided to study at New School of Cooking after returning from travels in Italy, he had no idea he would have felt so much at home  After graduating the full time culinary program in 2014,


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Guest Recipe: Chinese Veggie Quinoa Bowls

Today's recipe comes from one of our favorite local food bloggers, Stephanie Kordan of The Sensual Foodie  Stephanie's philosophy is to enjoy whole food ingredients as often as possible and make them look beautiful, which you can see with her ...

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Aarti Sequeira, Food Network Star

Aarti Sequeira

Winner of Food Network’s Season 6 Food Network Star

The hands-on, comprehensive and sheer joy-inducing nature of the teaching at the New School of Cooking was an emancipating experience for me: with the knowledge of “why” food cooks the way it does, I was freed from the shackles of following recipes to the ‘t’, petrified of making one wrong move. Without the New School, I would never have dared come up with my own recipes, which means I wouldn’t be where I am today!

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