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About Uzma R.

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Sacramento, CA
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About Uzma
I achieved my Juris Doctor at California Western School of Law in April of 2016, but a traditional law career is not one that I envision for myself. I want a career that is meaningful, gives me purpose, and has a positive effect on other people's lives. Prior to law school, I honed my writing and editing skills and worked full-time as a certified teacher. I worked on creating school curriculums for school districts in the United States. The more work I do, the more solidified my goal to help anyone in whatever capacity I can.

My past students are from different corners of the world, age groups, generations, and lifestyles. It was a pleasure helping them navigate the complex rules of the English language.

In my free time, I enjoy creative writing, journalism, and yoga. My poems have been published in books, my news articles published b
y various news outlets.

I want to live a life that shares my skills with others. I know I am lucky to have such a strong language background, and I firmly believe I am meant to share this with others.

Let me know what your language goals are, and I can create a specific curriculum to make sure you achieve those goals.
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Uzma R.

Uzma R.

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About Stephanie G.

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Berkeley, CA

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About Stephanie
After 15 years working in high-tech I had enough of the constant stress, demanding work and long hours scrunched at my desk trying to solve other peoples issues. I wasn't sure what I wanted to do next so I started taking classes in anything that sounded interesting. I took my first cooking class at the local community college and loved the way it made me feel. It wasn't until I took my first baking class in this degree program that I knew I was home. After graduating with a hospitality management degree, I transferred to Johnson and Wales University in Rhode Island to earn a degree in Pastry Arts

My first job was with the Rhode Island Hospital. This hospital had received great recognition for the quality of food the kitchen produced. The director wanted to create a pastry program to expand the selections even more. Thus starte
d my career.

Coming back to the bay area, I wanted a more autonomous position, so I went into business for my self; first with a whole sale bakery which morphed into a catering business. I did this for 12 years, and loved it. All this time I was teaching community baking classes, adult education baking and pastry classes, and teaching part time at Mission College in Santa Clara.

I was then asked by Mission Valley ROP program to create a culinary/pastry program from scratch. It was a real challenge, but I found I really like challenges. From there I went to work for Whole Foods as a Pastry Chef.

After a few years of working for WFM I started teaching at the Art Institute in San Francisco. From there I went to Le Cordon Bleu, Also in San Francisco.

In the middle of all this I got married to a wonderful man.

The Cordon Bleu closed in September of 2016. Which brings me to the present. I am passionate about teaching baking and pastry, and hope to create a program which will allow students to understand baking, not to just follow recipes. My goal is to flame the creativity, and passion in my student, and fuel the desire to keep learning.
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Ruben July 25, 2018
· Baking · In home
Very informative lesson - Stephanie knows her stuff!
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Marya June 8, 2018
· Baking · In home
We hired Stephanie to do baking classes for my 11 year old daughter and could not be more pleased!! I came home yesterday to not only delicious pastries, but a brightness and pride on my daughter's face that is rare for her. Seeing her shine and develop her passion is priceless! Thank you Stephanie and we look forward to many more lessons in the future!
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Shanna Nardone May 23, 2018
· Baking · In home
Had a great time learning the basics of pie and bread making with Chef Stephanie. She is very knowledgeable, patient and hands on. She helped create a curriculum that I was interested in and was well organized, so I was able to have everything I needed before the class to ensure it's success.
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Berkeley, CA 94704
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About Suyoun M.

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North Miami Beach, FL

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About Suyoun
Hello! My name is Sue and I've been teaching English to Koreans, Koreans to English speakers since 2007.
From this long experience, I learned how different and opposite these 2 languages are, so I can teach my student how to learn this beautiful Korean language the most efficient way and fun.

How can I make the classes fun? Along with language classes, I will share lots of Korean culture and history, so the students have always interest in the Korean culture. Once you are interested in that culture, it will be inevitable not to learn the language! Always remember! Language and Culture. These are 2 things that never be separated.

Looking forward to seeing you soon!
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Jose C. August 15, 2018
· Korean · In studio
Sue is a great teacher, very patient, very knowledgeable.
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Janice C July 16, 2018
· Korean · In studio
She's very fun, kind, and makes everything easier! I highly recommend this teacher to you especially if you are a beginner.

Thank you.
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Stephanie July 15, 2018
· Korean · In studio
My 1st lesson was great. Suyoun is amazing. She is very friendly and helpful. I felt very comfortable practicing Korean with her. I am very excited to be working with her.
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Suyoun M.

Suyoun M.

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About Amanda J.

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Bridgeport, CT
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About Amanda
Hello 😬 My Name is Amanda Johnson and as a single mother of two boys I love to do everything with my boy especially cook and have dinner together. We enjoy cooking a healthy meal together every night and just having the mess to clean up after make the night much better. My two year old is more into making the most mess but he love to clean up and love to help.
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Amanda J.

Amanda J.

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About Erin S.

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Boise, ID
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About Erin
My name is Erin Smith,

I am the owner pastry chef and sugar artist behind Sugar Inspired LLC right here in beautiful Boise Idaho. I custom design, bake and create Sculpted 3D character cakes and Wedding cakes, that are truly a bit different then the rest. I have a artistic approach in my work & decorating style. In addition to a professional background in Pastry and cake decorating.

My professional background and experience have lead to positions at our local downtown Bardenay restaurant where I accepted their position as lead Pastry Chef for three years time, creating and designing custom desserts for their locations in Eagle and Boise. I taught pastry assistants and student interns the cake decorating and baking skills needed to master their cake decorating and baking skills. I also produced desserts and Wedding cakes for the
ir B-Side's events. I continued in my path as a Pastry Chef by accepting the Executive Pastry Chef position for the City of Boise's Boise Convention Center. Leading their baking department in catering to large corporate and private events.

I ultimately decided to leave the busy culinary world and focus back on family, where I focus only now on creating custom cakes and teaching cake decorating classes exclusively. This has allowed me to create on a much different scale. These cakes not only look amazing! they taste even better! With all the years of cake decorating, sugar art, assembling incorporated into each Sculpted 3D & Wedding Cake I create.

I'm certain you will learn and master these steps in taking your cake decorating skills up a whole new level in cake decorating and designing. Start creating one-of-a-kind-cake.
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Michelle Rodgers August 20, 2018
· Sculpture · In studio
Oh my gosh! Erin is AMAZING!! Seriously amazing!!!! I have been decorating cakes for a while took some private lesson through cake instructors through Micheal's and hobby lobby to up my internship skills but wanted to learn more advanced skills then what was offered in Boise, so I searched this site and found Erin with Sugar Inspired in the Boise area YAY!! Anybody who is familiar with the culinary world of cake artists knows who Erin is because of her talents! She is known by so many cake artists around the world so to find her in Boise and schedule a lesson with in her person was truly a dream come true! And she made me feel right at home! Her steps in building custom cakes was so eye opening alone so much the other teachers didn't teach correctly. I am so excited thrilled to learn more and take my skills beyond what I have achieved so far with learning Erin's technics and decorating styles!! As a students of the Boise State I am so grateful to have her here! Thank you Erin!!
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Karen Sandmier August 20, 2018
· Cake Decorating · In home
Amazing skills took my decorating to a whole new level!
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Erin S.

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About Catherine D.

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Philadelphia, PA

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I am a professional meal prep expert, nanny, and nutrition minor. I have been following a home-based "healthy alternative" diet for three years. Students will learn to turn their unwanted cravings of 'munchies' to cravings of veggies!

I can help you to create a meal plan for the week, or just daily. Students will learn simple recipes, as I have been focused on saving time as a college student. Mothers of children with autism, gluten sensitivity, dairy intolerance, and beyond all praise my aide in their kitchen.

I spent six months living with a family in Rome to broaden my knowledge of the kitchen. Turning the Italian diet of carbs, cheese, and more carbs into a weight loss opportunity was no easy feat! With my lessons, you too, can go to bed without bloating or heartburn, or knock off those pesky pounds.
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Catherine D.

Catherine D.

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About Shakeyia G.

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Fort Lauderdale, FL
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About Shakeyia
I'm a great cook that has a tone of specialties for you to make hands on. I've learned from some of the best chefs. If you want to wow your partner, or just be the best cook at the party, I'm your girl. So come on and learn from the best soul food chef in town.
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Shakeyia G.

Shakeyia G.

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About Ayesha M.

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Bloomfield Hills, MI
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About Ayesha
Oh hi! I’m Ayesha, just your average next door girl who loves and enjoys great food & fun company. I’ve always enjoyed cooking and I specialize in Pakistani & Indian cuisine. my love for food and cooking was always there but slowly it turned into passion. Whether its watching food network, making my mom’s recipes, creating new flavors or just exploring new cuisine, I’m up for it all. Sometimes i feel so lucky that my family shares the same passion with me, they all love food, and are always up for trying new cuisines. I’m a mother of two beautiful girls and I’m always looking for ways of recreating our family favorites, and new dishes with less spices and milder taste for little members of our families. We love cooking together.
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Ayesha M.

Ayesha M.

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$25 / 30-min

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