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Ramekins Sonoma Valley Culinary School

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Address: 450 W Spain St, Sonoma, CA 95476-5625
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Teaching effectively is an art. At Ramekins, we work with instructors who...

Teaching effectively is an art. At Ramekins, we work with instructors who not only demonstrate excellence in the culinary arts, but who are also passionate, creative and inspiring teachers. Our hope is that our students leave Ramekins with a reinvigorated love of cooking.

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Lots of Foodie Fun

I went with a large group, all of whom are tied to food, to Ramekins for a day of foodie fun. Our day began with a demonstration of mozzarella pulling and stuffing. Due to time... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Merced
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I went with a large group, all of whom are tied to food, to Ramekins for a day of foodie fun. Our day began with a demonstration of mozzarella pulling and stuffing. Due to time constraints the staff used pre-purchased curds, but everyone who wanted to experience pulling the cheese was able to do so. It was an informative and... More 

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the second class I have taken at Ramekins and loved it! Chef Kyle was an outstanding teacher and the class was very interactive. You also have the opportunity to taste all of the dishes you learn how to make! I would recommend it to all of my friends. I will definitely be back in the future!

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Jemez Springs, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 13, 2017

One hour north of San Francisco, midway between the wine trails of the Russian River and the Napa Valley is the little mission town of Sonoma. Just a few blocks from the central plaza is the Ramekins Culinary School and Inn. I suppose if you were with Julia and Jacques, "en France", you would think "auberge", or with Lydia "a... More 

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Oakland, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016

I attended a wedding at this venue, and it is absolutely gorgeous. Walls covered in ivy, dripping with bunches of grapes and beautiful flowers. Big, rustic gates. Multiple seating areas, both indoor and outdoor. Twinkling lights over the outdoor seating area. Big fireplace and trickling fountains. Just, gorgeous. (And, there's a parking lot for your guests.) The one "con" I... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

Went to two schools in two days. First was Peruvian at night with Olenka, and lunch the next day a French summer lunch with Pierre. First was hands on cooking, and the second was sitting class room style watching Pierre go at it, and dining on the courses as he completed them. Both very different styles and equally enjoyable. Pierre's... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 17, 2016

We were here for my childhood girl friends birthday. Her husband asked me to plan a special few days for her 70th birthday. We stayed at Inn for 2 nights and took a cooking class one of the nights. The staff at the Inn were above exceptional. I have taken cooking class at Ramekins before and have always enjoyed the... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 18, 2016 via mobile

Our wine tour had a fun evening of wine and team cooking. Working with others helped us to get to know each other. Most all of the food turned out great, would have gotten at least another star but the main course (chicken) was underdone and this was probably a one time happening.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2015

We attended a wedding here and the whole venue was a great setting for the evening. The set-up up for the ceremony and dinner were beautiful. There is a dance floor and dessert was set-up indoors, but the outdoor fireplaces were so tempting and ended up being a great gathering place. Food, wine and drinks were all delicious! Great time... More 

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lsonoma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2015 via mobile

If they have space available, Ramekins cooking classes aren't to be missed! The Kitchen Boot Camp weekend classes are particularly great and your teen is welcome. Our teens loved and it learned so much!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2015

Excellent teaching chef (Jill Hough), excellent assistants, excellent meal. Only negative was lack of communication from the school after reserving our place in the class. I had to call / leave messages several times in the days prior to class since we had not heard from them since I paid for the class almost 3 months previously. Better communication with... More 

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