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Address: 845 Laguna Canyon Rd, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-1839
Phone Number: 949-494-4006
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I have done this for a girls evening and for Mothers Day. Nice instruction for dinner, then enjoy your dinner with a glass of wine. Loved it!!

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 5, 2013
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Huntington Beach, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

This combination cooking school and (lunch) restaurant is no longer in Laguna Beach. It has now moved to the Macy's Department Store in South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa. The wine portion of the Academy, though, has relocated to the furniture center called the South Coast Collection also in Costa Mesa and the cheese shop no longer exists. I plan... More 

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Anaheim, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

I have done this for a girls evening and for Mothers Day. Nice instruction for dinner, then enjoy your dinner with a glass of wine. Loved it!!

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Laguna Beach, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

Laguna Culinary focuses on teaching classes in culinary delights, and these are great classes (though a bit expensive). The real treasure at Laguna Culinary, though, is its amazing cheese shop. Original founder Nancy Milby is a Sommelier and self-admitted “cheese-aholic,” so once she had the school in place, she turned her attention to the other half of Culinary School’s space... More 

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Laguna Beach
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

The essence of this place is that it is a cooking school. They have a superb selection of wines, cheeses and meats, and a very interesting menu that always includes a fresh soup of some type. That said, the cooking school has a restaurant that offers some very, very good food. Therefore, I would rate this not as a cooking... More 

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Laguna Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2012

On Saturdays they have a great wine tasting. Might be finnished for winter but consider it for summer. They also have a great selection of wines for sale as well as cheese.

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Aliso Viejo, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

We love having our meeting at the Laguna Culinary Arts Cafe. The choices for the cheese platters are plentiful and their wine shop has great deals. Buy yourself a selection from their limited menu and sit and enjoy.

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Edmonton,Alberta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012

Was lucky enough to have a half day session here with a group of ladies. The wine and the food was DELICIOUS!! The chefs and the somalier were all fantastic and oh so helpful! What a great way to spend the morning. Tasty and educating at the same time.!!:)

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1 Thank preci0us0ne
Haverhill,Ma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2012 via mobile

Love this little cooking school for lunch. We have eaten there a couple of times before going tothe Sawdust festival right up the street within walking distance. I had the most delicious chicken salad on their homemade bread. Its very cute inside with about seating for approximately 40. Waitstaff are always nice and they go out of their way to... More 

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Monarch Beach, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2012

Go on Saturday and enjoy the wine tasting - price is right, at least until you buy a bunch of wine! Very nice.

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Laguna Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2012

I have not taken classes here, only visited and been treated to a wonderful meal. The wines and cheeses are also worth a trip. Great find for a unique dining experience

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