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About Dave H.

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Severna Park, MD
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About Dave
I owned my own deli and drop-off catering business for years. I have worked in high end Country Clubs, private schools and large corporations like Marriott and Sodexo. My food philosophy is food tastes best in its natural state and healthy food can be delicious. I am lucky to be able to express my artistic side in the creation of food and I am positive people can learn to eat well, happily. I love all the different classes and events I am able to create and teach as well as the food we get to enjoy doing so! It's so much fun to meet new people every day and watch them learn!
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C. W. Biggs March 16, 2017
· Healthy Cooking · In studio
The class was a blast. My wife and I gave each other a gift to take a cooking class from Dave Hammer. The lessons weren't too complicated and even an old guy like me was able to do it. A great date night for any couple. Highly recommended.
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Dave H.

Dave H.

Severna Park, MD 21146
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$30 / 30-min

About Yaelle B.

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College Station, TX
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About Yaelle
Bonjour !

I was born and raised in a small town in West of France where the speciality is... a handkerchief!

I have since lived in Belgium, Norway, Israel, Romania and now Texas following my husband who is a scientist. In every country, I taught French to several students and developped great tutoring skills from it.

Beside teaching and science, my passion in life is cooking! I will be more than happy to share French recipes with you so you can feel and taste some of the French culture.
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Maria H. November 20, 2017
· French · Online
I love working with Yaelle! She makes class fun and really pushes you to have confidence in speaking the language. You get full immersion with her, so you truly feel ready to join the French culture. I've learned to better read French, as well as understand the language. I highly recommend class with Yaelle.
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Janaina September 26, 2017
· French · In home
She is a excellent teacher, friendly and very professional. I feel very comfortable during the lessons, because she makes learning easier. Her methodology is simple and clear. I'm very happy!
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Angela September 25, 2017
· French · In studio
Yaelle makes me feel really comfortable whenever we meet. At first, I was kind of embarrassed to try and speak in another language, but she was able to get me to do it. When she corrected me, she was really nice about it. I think I've made a lot of progress with her; she's a really good teacher!
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Yaelle B.

Yaelle B.

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$30 / 30-min

About Deanna C.

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Simi Valley, CA
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About Deanna
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. There is a study guide you will be required to purchase from me at a rate of $100. It includes the study guide book & 4 CDS which will be your 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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Deanna C.

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About Patrick M.

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Los Angeles, CA

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About Patrick
I have always had a passion for food. I was brought up in my grandparents' restaurant in a small town in the Black Forest. My father is a chef and my mother is a confectioner. Growing up, l was always surrounded by amazing, gourmet food, and I quickly developed an interest in experimenting with different ingredients and cooking techniques. Through this experimentation, I learned the true artistic form food can take, while experiencing first-hand the effort and knowledge required to bring such beauty to light.
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Patrick M.

Patrick M.

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$30 / 30-min

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Athens, GA

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About Bethsheba
☺Class should be fun, enjoyable, informative all at the same time ☺about everyday life☺ENJOY!
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Bethsheba Y.

Bethsheba Y.

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$50 / 30-min
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About Loubna A.

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Arlington, VA
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About Loubna
Hello my name is Loubna, i am from Morocco , cooking has always been my passion. When I was a little girl I loved to cook, spending hours in the kitchen with my mother, making a mess but learning delicious traditional Moroccan recipes, using authentic, seasonal, fresh ingredients and preparing everything from scratch.
My food is simple, tasty and nutritious.
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Loubna A.

Loubna A.

Arlington, VA 22205
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$67 / 60-min

About Vyshnavi A.

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Sayreville, NJ
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About Vyshnavi
I am interested in all types of cooking and i can teach to students of any experience level.
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Vyshnavi A.

Vyshnavi A.

Online
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$25 / 30-min

About Jyoti J.

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Parker, CO
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About Jyoti
Love Indian food, but need help in cooking....I am here to help!!

Hi, My name is Jyoti Janoria - wife and mother of two children. I am passionate about healthy and creative Indian cooking and have helped others with their desire to learn the art of cooking a wide variety of food from the Indian cuisine!

I was born and raised in India in a family where cooking has been a part of our heritage for generations. In addition to picking up the cooking style and well recognized recipes/cooking style from my mother, I have adapted and have been very creative with my own cooking style.

After pursuing my career in the Information Technology industry for over a decade, I decided to follow my passion to cook and teach others how to make healthy, flavorful and creative meals for themselves and their families. My cooking style is unique due to
the extensive cooking experience I have had from a very early age, and the ability to create and customize the dishes per your taste and liking!

I am an extremely outgoing and fun-loving person. My classes are fun, interactive and intuitive. The feedback I have received from the people I have taught is highly encouraging and it’s a very gratifying feeling to pass on my learning and expertise.

I believe, anyone can cook, but not many can maintain the consistency in flavors. So come join this fun cooking joy ride with me where your options are endless !!!
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Jyoti J.

Jyoti J.

Online
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$55 / 45-min

About LaShel J.

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Suitland, MD
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About LaShel
I am a self taught cook. I've been cooking since i was about 10 years old and it's always been a passion of mine. my mother and I are have started a catering business a little over a year ago which means i have experience with cooking for large groups of people at one time, i also taught a few of my friends how to cook simple easy meals. my specialty is SOUL FOODS but i can pretty much cook ANY AND EVERYTHING. I've been a daycare teacher for a little over 12 years, if i can teach children i can teach ANYONE!! i provide a fun, and relaxing learning environment in order for my students to be comfortable and confident in their work. my personal passion for cooking is through the roof YOU DONT HAVE TO BE A CHEF TO KNOW HOW TO COOK!!
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LaShel J.

LaShel J.

Suitland, MD 20746
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$42 / 30-min

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