San Francisco, California

Shop and Cook Indian Meal

with Valerie A.

Valerie A.

Indian Master Chef Josh will meet you at an Indian breakfast/lunch restaurant in San Jose to drink chai, eat a dosa, and create a menu together. Do you like spicy food? Veg or non veg? North Indian or South Indian? Street food, restaurant food, or home cooking?

You'll then follow him to an Indian grocery in San Jose and shop for ingredients together. You'll learn to pick out bitter melon, green mango, and drumstick (the vegetable drumstick, not the chicken kind). You'll pick out spices to take home to complete your collection. Josh will show you which brand of prepared Indian food is almost better than the real thing.

After that you'll head to the kitchen to prepare your meal. While listening to Indian music, you'll learn spicing techniques, how to cook Naan and other flatbreads, and how to prepare a full Indian dinner. After that you'll feast together on your creation and get a ride back to the meeting place.

Private chef for full day; Unlimited spices, rice, and lentils; Use of kitchen and all cookware; Use of dining area; Transportation around San Jose area (starting and ending at Indian restaurant). List of Indian grocery stores in SF Bay area and recipes to take home.

Price does not include groceries for the meal.

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$90
up to 2 people
for 6 hours


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Valerie A.

Josh worked in the restaurant industry for 10 years and owned a catering company. He has studied cooking techniques in India, and has worked in Indian, BBQ, fine dining, and fusion restaurants. Valerie is a non profit manager and co-founder of an aerial dance performance troupe. Valerie and Josh have traveled extensively around the country and to several places internationally. They like to camp and hike. Full profile Leave a Review


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