Dara Merin
 
The Sage Table
 
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Classes at The Sage Table

✶  delicious  ✶  nutritious  ✶  organic  ✶  inspirational  ✶

 
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Unless specified, classes on the schedule are held in the beautiful home kitchen of a magical cottage in the Berkeley Hills. It's less than ten minutes from the Gourmet Ghetto area of Berkeley (Shattuck Ave north of University) but driving from other areas might take longer than you think, so please check directions when you receive them the week of class! 

Each class is chock-full of cooking instructions, specific methods and tips and includes a comprehensive handout with recipes and lots of other information and resources. The focus is always on how to make delicious food that is nourishing and nutritious too. Most classes feature a relaxed and comfortable meal with the group after we finish cooking, with abundant food and a bit of wine to compliment the meal. This part of the class is a wonderful opportunity to connect with the other students and feel the sweet community vibe that makes classes with The Sage Table so special. 

Cooking is done with the highest quality ingredients possible, adhering to the idea of SOUL food: Seasonal, Organic, Unrefined and Local. As much as possible is purchased at local farmer’s markets and shops that feature local, seasonal foods here in the East Bay. Classes are vegetarian unless meat is featured explicitly. 

Weekday classes are usually from 6:30 to 9:30pm and weekend times will vary. For the full payment policy, explanation of “sliding scale,” and cancellation policy, please click HERE.

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I'M AVAILABLE TO SCHEDULE PRIVATE CLASSES TAILORED JUST FOR YOU.

~ No matter the content, classes always have a focus on creating food that is delicious and nutritious
~ Prices for private classes start at $275 and depends on class content, number of students, and locale. 
~ NOTE: I do not have a kitchen to host groups of more than 4 people at a time, but if you have a kitchen that can accommodate a group of your size comfortably, I am happy to consider teaching there!

 
 

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