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Harvard Cookin' Girl

7441 Girard Ave, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-5143
+1 858-888-3509
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BiBi helped me plan a cooking class for me (grandma), my daughter and my daughter's girls ages 15 and 10.

The menu was age appropriate for all of us. We all participated and loved eating the delicious... read more

Reviewed March 2, 2018
snow77762
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La Jolla, California
Had a great time!

Bibi and her assistant did a wonderful job making the learning fun and the food was delicious! I... read more

Reviewed January 12, 2018
juliat2000
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Downingtown, Pennsylvania
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Harvard Cookin' Girl: La Jolla's First and Best Cooking School. We not only teach weekly classes on ethnic cuisine, but we also specialize in kids' birthday parties, corporate team building events, girls' nights out, adults' birthday parties, supper clubs, one on one classes, kids' chef series, and so much more! Come expand your palette and ignite your senses at Harvard Cookin' Girl!
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7441 Girard Ave, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-5143
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Reviewed March 2, 2018

The menu was age appropriate for all of us. We all participated and loved eating the delicious food. All ingredients were ready when we arrived but we still had "work" to do! Bibi sent us the recipes and we all look forward to making Japanese...More

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LJHCG, Owner at Harvard Cookin' Girl, responded to this reviewResponded March 5, 2018

Dear Susie- Thank you so much for your kind and thoughtful review. It gave me so much pleasure to see the kids interact with me and you while enjoying the food. Thank you and come back soon. Bibi

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Reviewed January 12, 2018

Bibi and her assistant did a wonderful job making the learning fun and the food was delicious! I bought a private cooking lesson for me and my boyfriend and we both had a blast. It was cool to learn some basics, like chopping veggies, to...More

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LJHCG, Owner at Harvard Cookin' Girl, responded to this reviewResponded January 14, 2018

Dear Julia- Thank you so much for your great review. I am happy you enjoyed cooking with us and are very grateful for your review. please do come back. Bibi

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Reviewed November 28, 2017

My wife and I hosted a large group of our business friends and their spouses at the Harvard Cookin' Girl (HCG). What an evening! Bibi, the owner and visionary of HCG is a terrific chef, teacher and host. Our group divided into the 3 kitchen...More

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LJHCG, Owner at Harvard Cookin' Girl, responded to this reviewResponded November 30, 2017

Hi Jim- Thank you so much for your detailed and accurate review. It was a pleasure hosting your group. I can't wait to host you again.

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Reviewed November 12, 2017

My husband and I joined Bibi for an afternoon session to cook Chicken Provençal. Bibi took us through step by step and explained why we did things in a certain order (don't dry your chicken out!). The space was lovely and the result was delicious....More

Thank Nicole P
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LJHCG, Owner at Harvard Cookin' Girl, responded to this reviewResponded November 14, 2017

Dear Nicole- Thank you so much for a great review. It was great to host you and hope to see you again. Thank you also for your foodie recommendations- I visited one and loved it. I wish you elaborated on why you gave me 4...More

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Reviewed September 15, 2017 via mobile

I just attended a cooking class with Bebe with a friend. She was friendly, Informative and full of enthusiasm. We had pre-arranged the lesson topic so she had everything prepared for our arrival. She regaled us with the history of the dish, quizzed us on...More

Thank James S
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LJHCG, Owner at Harvard Cookin' Girl, responded to this reviewResponded September 17, 2017

James- You are a superstar. Hours after the class you reviewed me and what a nice review! Thank you so much and please come back anytime.

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Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

Bibi and Mariola are superb cooks and excellent teachers. This was a great class and the food was marvelous. Incredible experience, loved it and absolutely recommend it. They are so knowledgeable about foods, customs and cultures and they share it in the most simple and...More

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LJHCG, Owner at Harvard Cookin' Girl, responded to this reviewResponded September 11, 2017

Thank you so much Jacqueline- I must say your group was the best. You must come back and try more:) Thanks for your review.

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Reviewed June 26, 2017

My daughters and I had a wonderful time cooking chicken teriyaki with Bibi last week! The recipe was very delicious and easy for my older daughters to cook while they are away at college. Bibi gave us all some helpful cooking tips and we really...More

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LJHCG, Owner at Harvard Cookin' Girl, responded to this reviewResponded September 11, 2017

Thank you so much Kyra. It was a pleasure to have you. Come back soon. Bibi

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Reviewed June 24, 2017

I participated in a small group class learning how to make Persian Plum Chicken. Bibi Kasrai, the owner, is masterful at explaining the ingredients, techniques and tricks of great cooking, but also covers the history and cultural aspects as well....a great blend and huge fun...More

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LJHCG, Owner at Harvard Cookin' Girl, responded to this reviewResponded June 26, 2017

Dear Gbenj2017- Thank you for your kind praise. While we strive to be the best, we certainly don't think we are as good as you say but it is always nice to hear it. Thank you and see you soon:)

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Reviewed June 11, 2017

Bibi and her team are so well versed in education, food, cooking all types of cuisines, and most of all making everyone laugh, and have fun in a very warm environment. I hosted a group of 11 here and we had such a wonderful time...More

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LJHCG, Owner at Harvard Cookin' Girl, responded to this reviewResponded September 11, 2017

Thank you Ryen- It was so great to have you and knowing that you come back is the bonus. Bibi

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Reviewed June 11, 2017 via mobile

There is so much to do in San Diego, but somehow I always find myself racking my brain trying to come up with something new. But not last night! Bibi is a gem and her cooking class is so interactive and fun. I cannot recommend...More

Thank Darcy S
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LJHCG, Owner at Harvard Cookin' Girl, responded to this reviewResponded September 11, 2017

Darcy- Thanks for your review and thanks for deciding to come back for another event. See you soon.

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Caroline L
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Hi Caroline- I have birthdays for 3 yr olds and events for 94 yr old lady. camp starts at age 5....for private events or birthdays age doesn't matter. i hope i have answered your question and if not ping me.
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