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Essential Skills

Tired of burning your chicken? Or working hard at making a delicious dinner, only to serve it and find out it’s still raw?

In my Essential Skills class, I’ll cover the basic skills you need to make a simple but delicious dinner, including:

  • Breading
  • Browning/Searing
  • Saute basics
  • Dicing an onion
  • Folding
  • Making pan sauce
  • Making a vinaigrette

Ingredients for the standard course will be provided. Materials (knives, cutting boards) can be provided or we can use your own.

Classes start at $60 per person, up to four people for a 2 – 3 hour course.  Classes are offered in your home in San Francisco and San Mateo counties.

Call or email me and we can set up a class time and date that works with your schedule. I can be reached at 650-235-5095. I will be happy to discuss and customize the course to meet your needs.

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Knife Skills

Want to learn to cut like a pro, or at least cut safely and evenly without cutting yourself?  Then this is the class for you!

In Knife Skills, we will cover:

  • Knife safety
  • Knife handling
  • Knife and cutting board sanitation
  • Cutting techniques:  dice, julienne, mince, chop, chiffonade and concasse
  • Knife care:  sharpening and honing / steeling your knifes

Ingredients for the standard course will be provided.  Materials (knives, cutting boards) can be provided or we can use your own.

Classes start at $60 per person, up to four people for a 2 – 3 hour course.  Classes are offered in your home in San Francisco and San Mateo counties.

Call or email me and we can set up a class time and date that works with your schedule. I can be reached at 650-235-5095.  I will be happy to discuss and customize the course to meet your needs.

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Dinner Party Planning

In this class, we will cover how to prepare a dinner party for four to eight people.  You will learn to prepare the dishes ahead of time so you can enjoy your guests without being stuck in the kitchen.

Along the way, students learn the fundamentals of menu planning, essential knife skills, understanding food/wine paring, and how to approach grocery shopping.

Ingredients for the standard course will be provided.  Materials (knives, cutting boards) can be provided or we can use your own.

Classes start at $60 per person, up to four people for a 2 – 3 hour course.  Classes are offered in your home in San Francisco and San Mateo counties.

Call or email me and we can set up a class time and date that works with your schedule. I can be reached at 650-235-5095.  I will be happy to discuss and customize the course to meet your needs.

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Chef Isaac Will Cook For You

In addition to teaching you essential cooking and knife skills in your own kitchen, Chef Isaac is available to cook a meal for your anniversary, birthday, dinner party or other special occasion! Chef Issac will help plan your meal, choosing the best ingredients and dishes, along with appropriate food & wine pairings, to make your meal just the way you want it!

Call or email me and we can set up a class time and date that works with your schedule. I can be reached at 650-235-5095. I will be happy to discuss and customize the course to meet your needs.

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BBQ Parties

Do you love BBQ? So does Chef Isaac! Cooking With Isaac can cook your next BBQ for your friends and family!

Choose proteins like:

  • Beef brisket
  • Pulled pork
  • Ribs
  • Chicken
  • Burgers
  • Hot dogs

…and more!

Plus, all your favorite sides (potato salad, macaroni salad, coleslaw, cornbread…)

Chef Isaac will work with you to put together the perfect menu for your backyard BBQ or event!