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Harvard Cookin' Girl

7441 Girard Ave, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-5143
+1 858-888-3509
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Terrific evening with Bibi and a group of professional friends and spouses

My wife and I hosted a large group of our business friends and their spouses at the Harvard Cookin... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
JimSanDieg0
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San Diego, California
Great Class to Up your Cooking Game

My husband and I joined Bibi for an afternoon session to cook Chicken Provençal. Bibi took us... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Nicole P
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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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7441 Girard Ave, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-5143
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I hosted a large group of our business friends and their spouses at the Harvard Cookin' Girl (HCG). What an evening! Bibi, the owner and visionary of HCG is a terrific chef, teacher and host. Our group divided into the 3 kitchen...More

Thank JimSanDieg0
LJHCG, Owner at Harvard Cookin' Girl, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Jim- Thank you so much for your detailed and accurate review. It was a pleasure hosting your group. I can't wait to host you again.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I joined Bibi for an afternoon session to cook Chicken Provençal. Bibi took us through step by step and explained why we did things in a certain order (don't dry your chicken out!). The space was lovely and the result was delicious....More

Thank Nicole P
LJHCG, Owner at Harvard Cookin' Girl, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Nicole- Thank you so much for a great review. It was great to host you and hope to see you again. Thank you also for your foodie recommendations- I visited one and loved it. I wish you elaborated on why you gave me 4...More

Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

I just attended a cooking class with Bebe with a friend. She was friendly, Informative and full of enthusiasm. We had pre-arranged the lesson topic so she had everything prepared for our arrival. She regaled us with the history of the dish, quizzed us on...More

Thank James S
LJHCG, Owner at Harvard Cookin' Girl, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2017

James- You are a superstar. Hours after the class you reviewed me and what a nice review! Thank you so much and please come back anytime.

Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Bibi and Mariola are superb cooks and excellent teachers. This was a great class and the food was marvelous. Incredible experience, loved it and absolutely recommend it. They are so knowledgeable about foods, customs and cultures and they share it in the most simple and...More

Thank Jacqueline I
LJHCG, Owner at Harvard Cookin' Girl, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

Thank you so much Jacqueline- I must say your group was the best. You must come back and try more:) Thanks for your review.

Reviewed 26 June 2017

My daughters and I had a wonderful time cooking chicken teriyaki with Bibi last week! The recipe was very delicious and easy for my older daughters to cook while they are away at college. Bibi gave us all some helpful cooking tips and we really...More

Thank 788kyra
LJHCG, Owner at Harvard Cookin' Girl, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

Thank you so much Kyra. It was a pleasure to have you. Come back soon. Bibi

Reviewed 24 June 2017

I participated in a small group class learning how to make Persian Plum Chicken. Bibi Kasrai, the owner, is masterful at explaining the ingredients, techniques and tricks of great cooking, but also covers the history and cultural aspects as well....a great blend and huge fun...More

Thank gbenj2017
LJHCG, Owner at Harvard Cookin' Girl, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2017

Dear Gbenj2017- Thank you for your kind praise. While we strive to be the best, we certainly don't think we are as good as you say but it is always nice to hear it. Thank you and see you soon:)

Reviewed 11 June 2017

Bibi and her team are so well versed in education, food, cooking all types of cuisines, and most of all making everyone laugh, and have fun in a very warm environment. I hosted a group of 11 here and we had such a wonderful time...More

Thank Ryen T
LJHCG, Owner at Harvard Cookin' Girl, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

Thank you Ryen- It was so great to have you and knowing that you come back is the bonus. Bibi

Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

There is so much to do in San Diego, but somehow I always find myself racking my brain trying to come up with something new. But not last night! Bibi is a gem and her cooking class is so interactive and fun. I cannot recommend...More

Thank Darcy S
LJHCG, Owner at Harvard Cookin' Girl, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

Darcy- Thanks for your review and thanks for deciding to come back for another event. See you soon.

Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

... probably VERY pricey. We used this place for a fun work-team activity. It was a fun experience for a bunch of grown ups who wanted to learn too cook an Italian dish. The owner is an interesting and energetic person who kept the crowd...More

Thank stric75
LJHCG, Owner at Harvard Cookin' Girl, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2017

Hello Strict- I am thankful for describing me and my food so well. However since you gave us a rare 4 star, I was puzzled as to what the issue is. Your company did a thorough analysis of us versus others and came to the...More

Reviewed 25 May 2017

I booked Harvard Cookin' Girl for my twin boys boys only 8th birthday party. All the kids had a great time making - and eating - the delicious pizza and cupcakes. In fact, parents are still coming up to me almost a week later saying...More

Thank Abigail S
LJHCG, Owner at Harvard Cookin' Girl, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2017

Abigail- Thank you for posting the pictures and this beautiful review- I mean look at these beautiful faces!!! how can I not love what I do? Thank you so so much. Everybody loves it but not many post their gratitude. Come back for summer camp.

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Caroline L
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Response from LJHCG | Property representative |
Hi Caroline- I have birthdays for 3 yr olds and events for 94 yr old lady. camp starts at age 5....for private events or birthdays age doesn't matter. i hope i have answered your question and if not ping me.
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