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Average Cost of Culinary Lessons in San Francisco, CA

The average cost of 60-minute culinary lessons in San Francisco is $126. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and your location, you should expect to spend anywhere between $126 and $126 per hour.

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For the best experience, we typically recommend 60-minute culinary lessons. However, students looking for a more affordable option may want to consider a shorter lesson length of 45 or 30 minutes. On average, 30-minute culinary lessons are 46% less expensive at $69.

Curious how much culinary lessons cost in your area? Do a quick search to get local prices for the best culinary teachers near San Francisco.

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Popular Culinary Instructors near San Francisco

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About Crystal W.

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Atlanta, GA
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About Crystal
Health Coach Crystal has been teaching private and group lessons since 2010 and is currently available to teach lessons online. Health Coach Crystal has helped students create healthier eating habits, reduce stress, get emotional freedom, and transform their life. Health Coach Crystal received her training from Institute Integrated Nutrition, where she learned over 100 theories of diet. As an expert in the health and wellness field, Health Coach Crystal looks forward to helping you live a well balanced healthier life style. Health Coach Crystal is a great listener who guides individual with positive motivation to achieve their goals
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Rev. Dr. Edonna A. November 28, 2014
· Life Coaching · Online
When it comes to assisting one with life decisions, Ms. Crystal, is very insightful, intuitive, and very helpful. I have been working with her on and off for several years, and she is my go to person, when I need a definitive direction.
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d H. November 11, 2014
· Life Coaching · Online
Overall my experience having Crystal as a life coach was positive. She was very responsive and was non -judgemental. I highly recommended her as a teacher/coach. Just be ready to go on a journey! The change you want will happen.
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Raymond B. November 7, 2014
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Crystal is a consummate professional and experiences with her will always be professional and effective. I have enjoyed our experiences through the years and you will find yours to be rewarding also.
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About Lily S.

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Provo, UT
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About Lily
I've been sewing since I was 13. I've sewn things over the years such as dresses, pajamas. I do a lot of tailoring things too. I just love to sew, and I love teaching people to sew too!

The way that I teach is to help the student develop their own style. I have students work on their own individual projects that they pick out while asking me questions that they might have while they are doing their project.

However, if they would like there is an option for me to develop lessons for the student on certain sewing techniques that the student could learn. Although, be aware that learning how to sew takes time and that all the techniques of sewing cannot be done all at once.

Then, there is the third option that the lesson could be a mix of the student doing what they want (choosing their own project) and learning some pre-designed
techniques.

My first goal is to give my students all of the tools they need to feel confident from the very first lesson. I would like for all of my students within the first lesson to finish either of two basic projects (pajama pants or a draw string bag).

My lessons are not like videos you may find online. Meaning projects will take longer than you think they will. I will work with you to properly construct a quality finished project without too many frustrations and in a timely manner. I recommend buying lessons in 90 minute packages, since sewing always takes longer than expected.

THE BEGINNER SEWER

In these lessons we will go over the following, which can be adapted to how you want:

- Sewing safety and how to use a machine
- Learn about the sewing tools you'll be using
- How to read, cut out, layout, and follow a basic pattern instructions
- How to pin and sew a seam, finish seams and sew hems
- Learn to sew on an elastic band (to pajamas or for a tote).
- Learn how to unpick your projects when a mistake is made.
- Learn how to do a basic stitch and the gather stitch.
- TAKE AWAY PROJECTS:
- Pajamas
- Sewing Tote
- Basic Dress
- Pillow case

THE INTERMEDIATE SEWER
- Cement what you learned in the while a beginner.
- Learn to hand sew hems etc.
- Learn about different fabrics and when to use them.
- Sew a basic zipper onto clothes or bags.
- Learn about the different foots.
- Learn to do other stitches
-TAKE AWAY PROJECTS
- Intermediate Dresses/ Clothes
- Bags
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THE ADVANCED SEWER
- Work on your own projects you choose with help.
- Work with harder fabrics.
-Use a zipper foot to sew an invisible zipper.
- Learn to do advanced stitches
-Learn about pleats and darts.
- TAKE AWAY PROJECTS
- Prom dress
- Suits
- Formal Coats
- Backpacks

Whether it is for a hobby, to decorate your house, to prepare for design school, or to make your own clothes, I can teach you from the very basic sewing skills, to more advance topics such as modifying your patterns to make clothes that fit.
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Shaana June 20, 2019
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Yvonne April 17, 2019
· WordPress · Online
Learned a lot. Thank you Lily
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About Tatiana Z.

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Long Beach, CA
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About Tatiana
I am a former German professor from Russia who currently lives in America and tutors full time now Russian and German.

I provide a variety of activities for my lessons so you will never get bored. For example, I will use games, interactive conversational lessons, fun warm up tasks, case studies, and even riddles. We will use authentic materials as well. You will learn conversational skills, formal writing skills, and test taking strategies all in a fun manner.

I have a background as as an experienced lecturer, teacher, and tutor in the field of linguistics (general linguistics, history of linguistics, psycolinguistics, social linguistics, gender studies). Since defending my dissertation, I have continued to do research in gender studies in the field of virtual communication and digital text, especially non-verbal communication, soci
al networks and gender-specific communication. However, I have found that my true passion is helping students in one-on-one lessons.
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Celina L. June 13, 2019
· German · Online
I've only just started, but I can see that I'm definitely going to make some great progress with Tatiana. I would recommend her for sure.
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Vishal T. May 18, 2019
· German · Online
My son liked his first class, he told me that he thinks Tatiana will be able to help him reach his goal. Thanks
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James May 8, 2019
· Russian · In studio
Tatiana is great! My son loves their interaction and her teaching style.
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About Austin Y.

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Milpitas, CA
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About Austin
Hello! My name is Austin, and my personal life motto is: doing my best to help others realize and reach their best! I have been teaching a number of topics ranging from music, fitness, to technology, writing, and religious texts for over 7 years. Over these years, I have also worked a myriad of jobs to receive invaluable experience as well as learn how to interact with all kinds of people.

It has always been my deep passion and true joy to journey along with someone who is simply willing to learn the many gifts that life has for us to enjoy! I am currently studying for my masters at Western Seminary, interning at a church, and a certified teacher here at TakeLessons.

Time and time again, I have come to realize that life is about serving, teaching, and loving others with what we already have; teaching is such a simple yet profound
way to practice this!

I look forward to doing my best in order to help you realize, reach, and ultimately relish your best!

Best regards,

Austin Ying
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Phoenix H. April 4, 2019
· Essay Writing · Online
My son enjoyed his first lesson with Austin and we hope there are many more to come!
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Casey October 22, 2018
· Table Tennis · In studio
Austin is an excellent instructor. He was very patient with me and helped me to work on the areas that I felt needed the most improvement, developing new techniques and skills to take my game to a higher level. I highly recommend!
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Neha S. March 27, 2017
· Volleyball · In studio
I am an adult and absolute beginner in volleyball and was looking to learn some basics and Austin did a great job of teaching me.
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Austin Y.

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About Deanna C.

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Simi Valley, CA
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A full scholarship recipient and graduated of the prestigious, Berklee College of Music Boston, Deanna has made a full career in the entertainment business. She was a Semi finalist on Season 8 of America's Got Talent, Spokes singer and actress for retail giant BIG LOTS national holiday commercials and has sung background vocals for Nick Jonas, Justin Bieber, and Celine Dion, to name a few. Her voice can be heard on countless radio & tv commercials as well as in film, tv and radio.

My method is the rib cage expansion method which covers all styles of music. It will teach you to sing with pitch, power and confidence. The method adds about 1 octave to most singers natural range! ***There is a study guide you will be required to purchase from me at a rate of $100 at the first lesson. It includes the study guide book & 4 CDS which will be y
our home study guide & is so worth it because you will use it for the rest of your life! It’s a great investment you will use for years to come!
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Elizabeth May 9, 2018
· Gospel Singing · In studio
Deanna is FANTASTIC....I feel honored to be one of her student ......she is AMAZING !!!!♡♡♡♡♡
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Elizabeth May 2, 2018
· Classical Voice · In studio
Deanna is FANTASTIC !!!♡♡♡.....she has all qualities of teachings and has incredible voice...I feel comfortable learning from her......she is AMAZING !!!♡♡♡♡♡♡♡
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Michael March 27, 2018
· · In home
Great voice teacher! Tough on her students because she really cares and aimes to see them thrive! I’ve been taking lessons with her for 6 months.
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About Stephanie G.

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Berkeley, CA
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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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Maddie M. June 22, 2019
· Baking · In home
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Dani April 13, 2019
· Baking · Online
So helpful and thoughtful - she even asked me to follow up with a photo of the pie I was working on!
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Sandy October 24, 2018
· Baking · Online
I've been having trouble with a recipe and needed to get some advice. Stephanie was very nice and helpful. Explained many things that i didn't know and gave me great tips that i will try in my recipe!
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About ibrahim I.

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Columbus, OH
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About ibrahim
I am an easy going,honest and humble teacher who will help you develop your cooking potential and talent by taking you through the necessary steps to acquire the skills to be able to take control of the kitchen.I will teach you how to cook the delicious African cuisines you have never heard or seen before.So get on board!
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ibrahim I.

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About Stanlla S.

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Boca Raton, FL
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About Stanlla
I lofe to cook,knowing that i have a gift is an amazing advantage to teach others. I speak fluent English and creole so might as well teach that to.
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Stanlla S.

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