Private Cooking Parties - Customized Cooking Classes

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Ms. Butterbeans offers cooking parties for children and teenagers.

Our parties are designed to be both fun and educational. We celebrate seasonal flavors as we enjoy your special occasion. Have a theme in mind? Let us know and we can design a special menu to suit the interests of your guest of honor.

Ages: 8 and up; classes are advanced, we often use sharp knives and cook with fire.

Cooking Party Duration: The cooking and eating portion of our party will last between 2-3 hours

Menu: We are open to ALL ideas and want to encourage your child to be involved in planning the menu! Choose three recipes.

Location: Host Your Own Cooking Birthday Party or choose from the following locations:

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In the comfort of your own home or other location (San Francisco Bay Area) Preapproval of ccoking facilities is required. 

  • Menu planning, shopping, recipe writing, food prep, travel.
  • Our base fee is: $300 and includes up to 12 children. More than 12 students requires an assistant fee of $50 plus $25 per extra student.
  • 2 adults maximum


In the beautiful and comfortable Culinary Center at Whole Foods, Napa.

  • In this location, we provide everything needed plus menu planning, shopping, recipe writing, and food prep.
  • Our base fee is: $300 and includes up to 12 children. More than 12 students requires an assistant fee of $50 plus $30 per extra student.
  • Parents can enjoy winetasting in the store or at nearby wineries.


In the classy and spacious kitchen of Fresh Starts Cooking School in Novato.


  • The price of your event includes the use of the kitchen AND a large dining room for your festivities
  • In this location, we provide everything needed plus menu planning, shopping, recipe writing, and food prep.
  • $400 for 10 children. Each child thereafter is an additional $25. More than 12 students requires an assistant fee of $50
  • Parents may bring their own wine to this location.

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We Provide:

  • All Ingredients and we will cook the meal for our party!
  • Quality cooking tools & aprons
  • Staff Member who sets up and supervises age appropriate activities

You Provide:

  • For parties in your home, you will need to provide plates, cups, napkins, utensils
  • Birthday Cake (we can provide the frosting and decorate it as a group)
  • Beverages
  • Any decorations you wish to provide (balloons, streamers etc.)

Additional Information:

  • Typically, we do not recommend having more than 10 students and two adults.
  • A $75 nonrefundable deposit is required to hold your reservation, and will be applied to your total cost. Once you reserve your class date, you will be asked to mail the deposit, balance due the day of class.
  • Please reserve the date for your cooking birthday party at least 3-4 weeks in advance, if possible.
  • If our travel time from San Rafael is over 30 minutes each way, additional Travel Fee of $25.00 is added.