Bay Area food enthusiasts come to Kitchen on Fire for
fun and exciting cooking classes, memorable events, exceptional chefs, and a deeply-held belief that healthy living is rooted in simple, traditional cooking.


Hands-on classes and our award winning 12-week series


Local, seasonal, organic foods made by our chefs.


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Hands-on, private cooking parties at Kitchen on Fire


Founded in 2005, Kitchen on Fire is located in Berkeley’s Epicurious Garden, an expansion and continuation of the gourmet cuisine legacy started by Alice Waters at Chez Panisse more than 30 years ago.

Our mission is to help you integrate into your life food that is good and good for you. When we succeed, you are better equipped to gift yourself good food and health for the rest of your life.

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Award-winning Basic 12 Series

Whether you’re an amateur in the kitchen looking to progress beyond boiling water or an advanced home cook wanting to take your cooking to the next level, Kitchen on Fire’s 12 Week Basics of Cooking Series is just right for you. We go beyond merely teaching recipes, to explore the techniques that are the foundations for all recipes. By understanding what’s “under the hood” of a recipe (what makes it work) helps you pull it off to perfection every time. You’ll learn the basic science and proper cooking methods that will make all cooking a breeze, from quick weeknight family meals to entertaining for a crowd! One professional chef instructor per 10 students. 



1509 Shattuck Avenue #A Berkeley, CA 94709


You can always call to reserve your place in an upcoming class or ask any questions you have. We can be reached Monday-Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm (PT) at:

510-548-COOK (2665)

Or simply email us and we’ll get in touch as soon as possible.

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