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Harvard Cookin' Girl

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Address: 7441 Girard Avenue, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92092
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Harvard Cookin' Girl: La Jolla's First and Best Cooking School. We not only...

Harvard Cookin' Girl: La Jolla's First and Best Cooking School. We not only teach weekly classes on ethnic cuisine, but we also specialize in kids' birthday parties, corporate team building events, girls' nights out, adults' birthday parties, supper clubs, one on one classes, kids' chef series, and so much more! Come expand your palette and ignite your senses at Harvard Cookin' Girl!

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Absolutely Amazing Experience

I am not a cook, so when our large group of family-and-friends decided to take a cooking lesson at Harvard Cookin' Girl, I was skeptical. However, it turned out to be an amazing... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 December 2016
Indigo M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

I am not a cook, so when our large group of family-and-friends decided to take a cooking lesson at Harvard Cookin' Girl, I was skeptical. However, it turned out to be an amazing experience--and I learned a thing or two that I can use at home! We made and dined on salad, risotto, and strawberries with a fantastic mint and... More 

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LJHCG, Owner at Harvard Cookin' Girl, responded to this review

Hello Indigo:) I am so happy that this was a good experience for you. Watching you try the shrimps was the best part for me:) Come back soon. Bibi More 

San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

Our law firm had our holiday party here and the experience was wonderful! There was something very special and memorable about cooking dinner together as coworkers and enjoying it with each other afterwards! Everyone had so much fun and the environment was perfect for the occasion. We would recommend this event for anyone wanting to enjoy an engaging evening with... More 

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LJHCG, Owner at Harvard Cookin' Girl, responded to this review

Dear Elise- Thank you so much for taking the time to review HCG. It was a pleasure to host your fun group. Come back soon. More 

San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

I have been few times and each time I not only leave with the taste of the most delicious food in my mouth, but leave with warm heart feeling good about the world. This is great place to learn about food, the art of cooking and more importantly the pleasure of spending time with people you may have just met... More 

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LJHCG, Owner at Harvard Cookin' Girl, responded to this review

Dear Zahra- Thank you for your generous review and am humbled that it comes from you because in my opinion, you and your husband are two of those people who make the world a better place for everyone. Every time you come you bring also your radiant and positive energy so come back soon. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

My wife and I wanted to do something special for our eight year old granddaughter on her birthday, and thought a cooking class would be great fun for her. After doing a little research, we thought we might take her to Culinary Institute of America in Napa. However, while we were on a cycling tour along the Columbia River, another... More 

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LJHCG, Owner at Harvard Cookin' Girl, responded to this review

Wow! Jeff and Linda- I don't know how to respond. I knew you were happy when you left but didn't know you are this happy:) What a delight you guys were and especially little Paige who actually knows a lot about cooking. Trust me more than many adults. Glad you guys enjoyed the experience as well. You were the highlight... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

I came to the cooking event as part of a business group. I came hesitantly because I thought a traditional restaurant would have been just fine. I was thoroughly pleasantly surprised by the experience. The food was excellent but more importantly the extremely friendly hostess Bibi and Daniella maker the whole experience relaxing and unique. Something that don't get at... More 

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LJHCG, Owner at Harvard Cookin' Girl, responded to this review

Will- Thank you very much for organizing "reluctantly" and participating "wholeheartedly" at the event. It was so much fun hosting your fully engaged group. I hope to be able to do your many more events to come. Thanks again. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

My son, Alex, attended two of Harvard Cookin Girl’s cooking camps this summer and loved them! He was exposed to a variety of recipes and was able to learn an array of cooking techniques. Bibi, and her staff, were patient with him and helped him to develop a new level of confidence in the kitchen. Every day, after camp, he... More 

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LJHCG, Owner at Harvard Cookin' Girl, responded to this review

and we loved Alex back and we expect him back at our next camp. More 

San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Our class was awesome! The food is amazing, easy to prepare and Bibi is gracious. I bought two friends as a special birthday gift. Bibi went the extra mile to make this event wonderful. Bibi is very personable and fun. She shares tricks if the trade. This is definitely worth every penny.

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Thank Sue D
LJHCG, Owner at Harvard Cookin' Girl, responded to this review

Dear Sue- It was so good to host you and great friends yesterday. Now that you know where we are, i hope to see you more:) Thanks again for your patronage and review. More 

Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

My experience was totally amazing. Miss Bibi is great. She couldn't be better. We learned how to make delicious sushi. It was really fun and Miss Bibi has a cool sense of humor. I would love to go again with my friends.

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LJHCG, Owner at Harvard Cookin' Girl, responded to this review

My Dear Little Brooke- Your review gives me pleasure on many levels. It is from the youngest reviewer I have ever had and it is your first review. You melted my heart from the minute you walked in to the last minute you walked out....you and your sister are great little ladies and it was a pleasure to teach you... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

I treated my wife to a special private date-night cooking class for her birthday. Such a good time! I found Harvard Cookin' Girl while searching online for "best couples cooking class in San Diego area". I read a few reviews and browsed the website, but I was sold once I talked to Bibi on the phone. She was so personal... More 

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LJHCG, Owner at Harvard Cookin' Girl, responded to this review

Dear Jeremiah and Debi- First off thank you for such a great review. Second, it was truly a joy and honor to serve you. I am so happy you liked the food so much. Come back or bring your son to camp:) Thanks again. You were awesome clients too. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

This isn’t your typical cooking class. It’s better. It's much more than simply following a recipe. Imagine going to a friend’s home (who happens to be an amazing cook) and watching and chatting as she prepares a meal. You'll learn about the ingredients and technique — the things that differentiate a good meal from an exceptional one. A friend and... More 

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LJHCG, Owner at Harvard Cookin' Girl, responded to this review

Dear Critiquer- First of all I love your name and second I love your generous review. Thank you and come back. You really captured the heart and soul of HCG. More 

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