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The Family Chef to Give Gluten-Free Cooking Classes in San Francisco

John Libonati Gluten Free Works

Come learn how to cook gluten-free like a chef!  The Family Chef, Amy Fothergill, is holding cooking classes in the San Francisco Bay area.  Amy’s fantastic recipes can be found on her blog and here at

Gluten-Free At Home

Wednesday, May 4, 6:30pm, Whole Foods Market, Los Altos

Going gluten-free is not easy. Even though there are good products on the market, there’s nothing like home cooking. Learn how to make some fabulous dishes that will leave you satisfied and not missing gluten.

  • Seasonal veggies with pesto on GF baguette
  • Grilled polenta wedges with roasted red pepper sauce
  • Sautéed chicken with prosciutto and sage in a wine sauce over GF pasta
  • Cinnamon almond biscotti
  • Blueberry lemon cake
To sign up, click here or call 650-559-0300.


Foodwise Booth: Farmer Market Dish Inspired by The Family Chef

Tuesday, May 10, 12:30-1:30pm, San Francisco Ferry Plaza Farmer’s Market

Come for a sample and the recipe of a dish created by The Family Chef using Farmer’s Market ingredients.


Gluten-Free Cooking and Baking Series*
Note: this class takes place in the Real Foods kitchen, which is a non-GF environment.
Real Food Company, 3060 Fillmore Street, San Francisco, all classes from 6-7:30pm
Wed, May 11: Gluten-Free Basics
Wed, May 25: Gluten-Free Baking
Wed, June 15: Gluten-Free Family Dinners

For more information call 415-567-6900 or visit their website.
* It is not necessary to take all 3 classes.


Well Kiddos Kids in the Kitchen with The Family Chef: Mexican NightOne of the best ways to get your children to eat healthy is to involve them in the process.  Come to this class to learn how to cook some delicious dishes and see how your kids can help as well. The results might surprise you!

Wednesday, May 12, 4:00-6:oopm, New Leaf Community Market, Half Moon Bay

  • Spanish rice with pinto beans
  • Fresh guacamole
  • Make your own burrito or tacos with chicken, beef or beans
  • with shredded lettuce, cheese and tomatoes for toppings
To register, call 831.466.9060 x 126 or register on-line here.


Everyday Gourmet: Gluten-Free and Casein-Free (dairy) Cooking

Tuesday, May 17, 6:oopm, New Leaf Community Market, Half Moon Bay

Special diets are a challenge, especially when you have to omit more than one type of food. A Gluten-free/Casein-free diet requires some creativity in the kitchen. Let Chef Amy Fothergill show you how to create some delicious dishes that will taste like what you remember.

  • Pasta with spinach “cream” sauce
  • Focaccia with tomato and kalamata olives
  • Turkey meatloaf with creamy mashed potatoes and mushroom gravy
  • Banana cupcakes (recipe only)
To register, call 831.466.9060 x 126 or register on-line here.


Gluten-Free Entertaining 101 for Everyone!

Sunday, May 22, 9:00a-5:00p, Draeger’s Market, San Mateo

Gluten-Free Meet-Up: Come and learn about the gluten-free life from naturopaths, chefs and more. Amy will be showing you how to make gluten-free cupcakes and pizza. Some for some fun and a great event!


Global Vegetarian

Tuesday, May 24, 6:30pm, Whole Foods Market, Los Altos

Learn how to make vegetarian entrees that are much more than a side dish using seasonings from around the world.

  • Sauteed dino kale, white beans, tofu with parmesan cheese
  • Sweet potato and millet cakes with cumin scented cream
  • Mediterranean quinoa with Feta, sun-dried tomatoes, and olives
  • Seasonal vegetable crustless quiche
To sign up, click here or call 650-559-0300.


Delicious and Simple Fish

Tuesday, May 31, 3:00pm, Princeton Seafood Company, Princeton Harbor

Details to follow.

Author Information: John Libonati, Philadelphia, PA
Editor & Publisher, Recognizing Celiac Disease.
John can be reached by e-mail here.

About John Libonati

John Libonati
Author Information: John Libonati, Philadelphia, PA Publisher, & The Gluten Free Works Health Guide. Editor & Publisher, Recognizing Celiac Disease.

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