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$119 Price per guest

Pasta Sauce Cooking Class in Historic Haight Ashbury

Hosted by James

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The experience in a nutshell

Type of the event

Cooking classes, Italian

Number of guests

2 to 10

Time of the event

6:00 PM (2.5 hours)



Selection of cheese & charcuterie


Pasta All'Matriciana (Lazio region)

This dish is very popular in Rome and incorporates San Marzano tomatoes with pancetta, chili flakes, red onion and Pecorino Romano.

Pasta alla Carbonara (Lazio region)

The very popular and iconic dish of egg, guanciale, Parmigiano Reggiano, Pecorino Romano and pasta cooking water. I will show you how to prepare this dish in an authentic manner (no cream!) and teach you the techniques to prepare it with confidence.

Pasta alla Puttanesca (Campania region)

Learn how to make this very spicy and also sweet and savory dish of San Marzano tomatoes, anchovy, pine nuts, currants, capers, chili flakes and white wine.

James' Comfort Pasta (San Francisco, based on a dish from Lazio)

I created this dish as an answer to a cold and foggy San Francisco night. It is inspired by the famous pasta sauce made with vodka, tomato and cream. It's incredibly simple and yet evokes praise and admiration from all.

Pasta cacio e pepe (Lazio region)

This is one of the most simple pasta dishes in all of Italy and yet it is also one of the most difficult to construct properly. I will show you the techniques for bringing this together in a flawless manner.


La Quesada - think cheese cake meets flan and super light

This dish originates in the northern Spanish region of Cantabria in the town of Santander. It is a fantastic dessert.

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What to expect

DimiOctober 2019
An exquisite Victorian in the Mission was the setting for a memorable and delicious dinner featuring the pastas and sauces from the Barilla Co., enhanced and demonstrated by Chef James. Beginning with an amazing cheese and charcuterie appetizer, the marinara cream sauce and the chef’s meatballs were particularly outstanding.
MylesOctober 2019
Everything was delicious and I had a great time with James and Ko!
SamuelOctober 2019
Great evening and delicious food, thanks again to James and EatWith team.
CarlaAugust 2019
James' Bi-Rite market tour and pasta making class was such a fun experience! As a first-timer with making fresh pasta, James was a great teacher. He made the process fun and enjoyable. Aside from the pasta, the dishes from the cheese plate to the peppers and main pasta course were delicious! I left so full - in a good way! James' home is also beautiful and it was great to hear about his story! I highly recommend!

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