...There are a variety of ways.

you too can learn

to create a beautiful carving for your event.

Learn to make custom designed centerpieces. I offer classes in all types of group environments. Choose the group that would be best for you and contact myself, or the institution hosting the class.

My next class will be announced soon, most likely three Mondays in a row. The class will be 3 weeks long, 6:00pm - 9:00pm. Visit back for any additional details or you may contact me.

A class at Mesa College

Classes can be offered at trade shows, culinary school demos, private lessons, farmer's markets, food and wine festivals, Contact Laura if you would like to arrange a class at your event at (619) 550-7087

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Private Instruction

I hold classes upon request small groups or instruction. All levels in off-campus private or small group. These weekday classes are 3hrs in lenghth and are $59 total. Classes are limited to 15 students and all materials (Thai carving knife, tools, fruits & vegetables) are included.

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Private Intermed. & Advanced

Private intermediate and advanced level instruction is available at an hourly rate of $50. Meetings are a minimum of three hours. All required materials are provided.

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Parking at Mesa College

Parking permits are required in all student parking lots at Mesa College, Monday through Friday from 7am-10pm. Permits are not required on Saturdays, Sundays or College Holidays. One-day parking permits are available in the vending machines in the parking lots at Mesa College. The cost is $1 per hour.

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Culinary School Workshops

Culinary School 3hr Workshops (hands on) will be $35 per student, and attendance is limited to 10 students. All Thai carving knives, peelers, fruits & vegetables will be provided for workshops.

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Continuing Ed. & Adult Schools

Community "Special Interest" Group classes are available at both San Diego Continuing Ed (West City Campus), Grossmont Adult School (Foothills Campus), and North Coastal San Dieguito Academy. These classes will have a max of 15 students.


Thai Carving Certificate Program

In this comprehensive, full semester course, the only in the United States, certificate program students will gain fundamental Thai fruit and vegetable carving skills they can use to expand their culinary repertoire and compliment their culinary arts coursework. We will cover Thai style plate garnishing, ornate melon carving, vegetable flowers, fruit bouquets, vegetable bouquets, and culinary competition centerpieces. All necessary carving tools will be supplied

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Class starting on September 14th, 2015


Thai fruit and vegetable carving, “kae sa luk”, is a 700 year old art form practiced by chefs all over the world, and a cultural treasure of Thailand.