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Alchemy of the Hearth

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Business hours

Monday 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Tuesday 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Wednesday 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Thursday 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Friday 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Alchemy of the Hearth is a cooking school "dedicated to the home cook and professional chef." Their group of talented chefs share their love of food by providing private and public culinary instruction for everything from gourmet to international and baked to confectionery goods.

Visitors can explore the magic of food in a variety of different ways at Alchemy of the Hearth. In addition to their teen and adult cooking classes, they also host a variety of tastings, professional catering and culinary programs and youth camps. Their doors will lead you to an open forum to the wonders of great flavors, varied tastes and fabulous experiences!

Their philosophy is that life is too short not to enjoy the pleasure of creating a good meal to share with family and friends. Uncomplicated and without pretense, cooking is a meditation on all that is sacred. There is no better way to feed your mind, body and spirit!

During each class you are invited to join these talented chefs and home cooks in their pursuit of simple pleasures. Celebrate memories of days gone by and be a part of the creation of memories to come. Their hearth is forever warm in anticipation of the wonderful journey that is cooking.

AOTH's Chefs
Their instructors are not only chefs, they are educators who also hold credentials from the State of California Commission on Teacher Credentialing. In fact, many of their instructors have graduate degrees in a multitude of disciplines. Their chefs have been taught by some of the most prestigious chefs in the business, including Jacques Pepin, Bo Friberg, Cindy Mushet, Nancy Silverton and the Grand Dame Julia Child. They have also cooked around the world, literally! From the USA to Europe to Russia to China and everywhere in between, their hands have experienced the wonders of food from an international perspective.

AOTH Location:
Alchemy of the Hearth is located at 960 Rancheros Drive Ste L in San Marcos, California, right off Highway 78. Google Map

Upcoming events at Alchemy of the Hearth

nov 1

Alchemy Of The Hearth: Thanksgiving For Beginners

Date Saturday, November 1, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Cost Not available
Age limit All ages
Event Time Category

Alchemy Of The Hearth: Thanksgiving For Beginners

Saturday, Nov. 8
2 p.m. – 5 p.m. Food

Alchemy Of The Hearth: Thanksgiving Pies

Thursday, Nov. 20
6 p.m. – 9 p.m. Food
Event Time Category

Cooking Class: Gourmet Marshmallows

Sunday, Mar. 24
10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Food

Past events