Hipcooks Past Events

Holy Mole! Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at Hipcooks

May 5

6:30-9:30pm, 6-9pm


Our all-star cooking class with Mole as the showstopper! 3 hours instruction, a delicious meal & fresh Margaritas!

Albondigas soup
Nontraditional chili relleno with traditional red salsa
Ensalada de Nopalitos
Mole with coconut chicken
Chile flan with spun sugar for dessert, Olé!

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First Saturday Artwalk in Santa Ana

1st Saturday, every month

6pm - 10pm, free!

We’re going ALL OUT for 6 De Mayo …in other words, 1st Saturday Artwalk on the Promenade in Downtown Santa Ana! Monika will be here, cooking it up with Suzana and Crew. We’re delighted to present Artwork from LA Artist Patrick Haemmerlein
Patrick's site

 

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The first Saturday of each month, downtown Santa Ana hosts an Artwalk. Come and visit Hipcooks OC, we’re in the center of the action at the Grand Central Arts Building.

This event is a casual Open House, so come for 5 minutes or 50 – it’s up to you! This is not a formal class.

 


Artwalk at the Brewery

April 29 & 30

11am - 6pm

Spring 2017 Artwalk Flyer

Never been? It is one of those things really worth doing in LA. What is it? Open studios in the largest art colony in the world – see what 700 people in the community are up to, check out art, see loft spaces, make new friends.

Artwalk is a great time to come by to say hello to Hipcooks, check out our studio and sample our tasty food!

Here’s our Springy-Farmy Menu:

Strawberry Basil Bellinis
Asparagus & Ham Frittata
Beet, rosemary & walnut muffins
Hot & Cold Pea Soup Shooters
Springtime Coq au Vin
White bean, green bean & tomato salad
Fresh Thyme & Apple Galette

 

 


Holiday Party & Toy Drive

Dec 14

6pm - 9pm

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Save the Date! Our Holiday Open House is Wednesday, December 14! We’ll have special deals on store items for those on your list & yummy treats for you! RSVP here.
 
Our annual Toy Drive is here! Bring a new, unwrapped toy for LAFD Spark of Love Toy Drive. Participation is voluntary, but everyone who donates is entered to win a Gift Certificate for 2 to Hipcooks. You may bring donations to class, the holiday party, or shoot us an email to set up a donation time!
 

Holiday Open House and Wine Tasting Event

Wed, Dec 14

6pm - 9pm, free!

RSVP here to our Holiday Open House: Wed, December 14! We’ll have special deals on store items for those on your list & yummy treats for you. Meet our lovely teachers, have a nibble, and pick up some wonderful holiday gifts for the foodies in your life!
We’re thrilled to have a Wine Tasting by Mike Klain from Tuscanino Wines at the event. Help us choose what wines to have at Hipcooks Classes in the New Year! Order marvellous wine for yourself at wholesale prices. Cheers to YOU!
Our annual food drive is here! Bring non-perishable food items for The Oregon Food Bank. Participation is voluntary, but everyone who donates is entered to win a Gift Certificate for 2 to Hipcooks. You may bring donations to class, the holiday party, or shoot us an email to set up a donation time!

Holiday Open House & Toy Drive

Dec 11

11am - 2pm

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Save the Date! Our Holiday Open House is Sunday, December 11! We’ll have special deals on store items for those on your list & yummy treats for you! RSVP here.
 
Our annual Toy Drive is here! Bring a new, unwrapped toy for LAFD Spark of Love Toy Drive. Participation is voluntary, but everyone who donates is entered to win a Gift Certificate for 2 to Hipcooks. You may bring donations to class, the holiday party, or shoot us an email to set up a donation time!
 

Holiday Open House & Food Drive

Dec 8

4pm - 7pm

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Save the Date! Our Holiday Open House is Thursday, Dec 8th, 4pm – 7pm.  We’ll have special deals on store items for those on your list & yummy treats for you!

Our annual Food Drive is here! Bring non-perishable food items for Immanuel Lutheran Community Services, a grass roots charity near Hipcooks. Participation is voluntary, but everyone who donates is entered to win a Gift Certificate for 2 to Hipcooks. You may bring donations to class, the holiday party, or shoot us an email to set up a donation time!

Holiday Party

Dec 3

6pm - 9pm

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Save the Date! Our Holiday Party is Saturday, Dec 3rd, 6pm – 9pm.  We’ll have special deals on store items for those on your list & yummy treats for you! RSVP here.
This is the same date at the downtown Santa Ana Artwalk. . We’re getting our cook on with festive food & libations. Enjoy while you meet some of our  Staff. Pick up fun gifts for all your favorite Foodies on your list, from knives to salt and gift certificates (the gift that keeps on giving!)

Consider raiding your pantry for our Food Drive & be entered to win a Hipcooks Cooking Class for 2! Your donations will be for the Orange County Food Bank, an organization that feeds the homeless. Participation is completely voluntary. Can’t make our party? Stop by anytime or bring donations to class.

MENU:
  • Spicy candied nuts
  • Persimmons with manchego, sage and crispy prosciutto
  • Brazilian cheesy puffs
  • Pomegranate & gorgonzola-stuffed endive
  • Ginger stars
  • Mulled Wine

Annual Food Drive

Month of Nov

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Our Food Drive is on! We are hosting both a physical and digital food drive for The Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank. Physical donations of non-perishable food items may be brought with you to class or shoot us an email to set up a donation time! Digital donations may be made here: http://www.fooddriveonline.org/sandiegofoodbank/Hipcooks2016

Participation is completely voluntary. Everyone who donates will be entered to win a gift certificate for two to any Hipcooks San Diego class! Donations will be accepted Nov 1 – Nov 31.


The Brewery Fall Artwalk at Hipcooks East LA

Oct 22 & 23

11am - 6pm, free!

Fall ArtwalkNever been? It is one of those things really worth doing in LA. What is it? Open studios in the largest art colony in the world – see what 700 people in the community are up to, check out art, see loft spaces, make new friends.

Artwalk is a great time to come by to say hello to Hipcooks, check out our studio and sample our tasty food!

Cooking Throwndowns will be as follows, beginning at Noon and changing at the top of each hour:

Battle of the Zucs: Zucchini Parcels vs Zucchini Quinoa Salad
Argentina vs Endless Salads 

Souper-size!: Butternut Squash vs Black Bean Soup
Hot Soup Focus Group vs Oh Brazil!

A Cheesey duo: Endives stuffed with Gorgonzola vs Gorgonzola Walnut Shortbread
Cocktails 1 vs Cocktails 2, Winter

Dueling Garbanzos: Garbanzo Salad vs Crispy Spicy Garbanzos
Endless Salads vs Mas Tapas

Main-dish Grain-off: Polenta vs Cous Cous
One Dish Wonders vs The Moroccan Spice Trail

Moose-off! Dulce de Leche Mousse vs Passionfruit Mousse
Oh, Brazil! vs Don’t cry for me, Argentina


Artwalk

April 25 & 26

11am - 6pm

Never been? It is one of those things really worth doing in LA. What is it? Open studios in the largest art colony in the world – see what 700 people in the community are up to, check out art, see loft spaces, make new friends.

Artwalk is a great time to come by to say hello to Hipcooks, check out our studio and sample our tasty food!Artwalk 2013

Artwalk 2013

A Taste of North Park

Oct 17

11am - 3pm

Join us during the 7th Annual Taste of North Park! Come to Hipcooks for nibbles while you’re in the ‘hood. Sample, sip & shop!

This event is a casual Open House, so come for 5 minutes or 50 – it’s up to you! This is not a formal class.

There is no charge to come visit us, but you do need to buy tickets ahead of time to take part in the larger event. Visit A Taste of Northpark for more info.

Here’s what we’ll be Cooking Up (& the Hipcooks Classes they showcase)

Candied nuts  – Tapas
Persimmons with Manchego, rosemary & prosciutto – Winter Cocktails
Butternut squash soup with crispy sage leaves – Hot Soup Focus Group
Orange almond cakelettes  – Elegant Intimate Dinner Party

“Farm to Table” at Hipcooks – Bi-Annual SLU ArtWalk

Oct 1

5pm - 8pm, free!

Tight at the Island

 

Mark your calendars for a stroll through the ‘hood  and pop into Hipcooks to get in on the action! This event is a casual Open House, so come for 5 minutes or 50 – it’s up to you! This is not a formal class, and there is no need to RSVP. You can find other participating venues here

This Fall, Hipcooks Seattle is opening our doors to Erin of Bearshot Photography, featuring her gorgeous photographs of local farms in action. To match, we’ll be whipping up treats from our Washington growers.

Seasonal soup shooters
Wild mushroom & goat cheese empanadas
Thai lettuce wraps
Proscuitto-wrapped pears with Manchego & rosemary

Boos Block Giveaway

Boos Block Giveaway

Deadline for entry: July 31, 2015

With your awesome new chopping skills, & a great knife in your hand — all you need is a fabulous cutting board. Show us what you got & you could win a new Boos Block!

Here’s how:

1.) Take a picture of you slicing or dicing & post it on your Facebook page. Tag us, & title your post  #ChopChopwithHipcooks!

2.) “Like” Hipcooks LA & the John Boos Company

and Ta Da! You’re entered to win a John Boos 18 x 12” Maple Board and a Boos Block Mystery Oil to keep your new board happy & healthy. (We’ll even oil cure your new board for you if you’d like.)

See Official Rules (below) for details and get ready to slice & dice your way to dinner!

Hipcooks & The John Boos Company
Cutting It Up with Hipcooks
Official Rules

By submitting an entry to this giveaway you agree to the following Terms & Conditions:

Entry is simple! Facebook Like your local Hipcooks Facebook page, Facebook Like the John Boos Company Facebook Page, and post a photo of yourself with the hashtag “#ChopChopwithHipcooks!” on your local Hipcooks Facebook page to be eligible. Images must be posted on or before July 31, 2015 in order to quality. The winner will be selected at random and contacted via email from an @hipcooks.com address. Hipcooks and John Boos Company are co-sponsors of this contest.

Hipcooks reserves the right to make revisions, cancel or suspend this contest for any reason. One John Boos 18×12” Maple Board and 1 bottle of Boos Block Mystery Oil will be given away for each of Hipcooks  locations: Los Angeles, Portland, Seattle, San Diego & Orange County. One winning entry per Hipcooks location will be selected at random after the close of the contest on July 31, 2015. The contest winner will be selected by July 1, 2015. The contest sponsors may disqualify any winner in the event that he or she is in breach of these Official Rules. If a winner does not respond within 48 hours or is unable to accept the prize for any reason, the contest sponsors will randomly select an alternate winner.

The John Boos Company will ship the prize to either the prize winner or to the prize winner’s local Hipcooks studio, at the discretion of the contest winner. If the prize is shipped to a Hipcooks studio, prize winner will be responsible for picking up the prize. Hipcooks will not be responsible for shipping prizes. Prizes must be picked up within 30 days of announcing the context winner. The John Boos Company is providing the prize for this giveaway. They have not otherwise paid for this promotion.

By Liking the contest sponsors on Facebook and tagging an image with #ChopChopwithHipcooks!, you represent and warrant to the contest sponsors that (1) you are 18 years of age or older; (2) you are a legal resident of the United States or Canada; and (3) the image is original and does not infringe anyone else’s rights. By submitting the image, you grant the contest sponsors a perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free license to publish, republish, distribute, reproduce, edit, and modify the entry, in any print, electronic or other medium, all in the contest sponsors’ sole discretion. In addition, by submitting the image, you agree to indemnify and defend the contest sponsors from any claims based on any and all use of that material. No purchase necessary. This contest is void where prohibited by law.

Other fine print:

  • All entrants grant to the contest sponsors the right to use and publish their Facebook username and proper name online and in print, or any other media, in connection with the contest.
  • The contest sponsors reserve the right to use any and all information related to the contest, including information obtained through the contest, for marketing purposes or any other purpose, unless prohibited by law.
  • Employees of Hipcooks and John Boos Company, their vendors and promotional agencies, and the immediate family members of each are not eligible.
  • The winner, by acceptance of a prize, agrees to release all liability, claims, or actions of any kind whatsoever for injuries, damages, or losses to persons and property that may be sustained in connection with the receipt, ownership, or use of the prize.
  • Taxes on prizes, if any, are the sole responsibility of the prize recipient. Automated submissions of any kind are not allowed.

This event is in no way associated with Facebook, Twitter, Google, Pinterest, or any other social media network. No social media network is responsible for prize fulfillment. Questions or comments can be sent to seattle@hipcooks.com

 

 


Boos Block Giveaway

Boos Block Giveaway

Deadline for entry: July 31, 2015

With your awesome new chopping skills, & a great knife in your hand — all you need is an awesome board. Show us what you got & you could win a new Boos Block! Here’s how:

1.) Take a picture of you slicing or dicing & post it on your Facebook page. Tag us, & title your post  #ChopChopwithHipcooks!

2.) “Like” Hipcooks OC and the John Boos Company

Ta Da! You’re then entered to win a John Boos 18 x 12” Maple Board and a Boos Block Mystery Oil to keep your new board happy & healthy. (We’ll even oil cure your new board for you if you’d like.)

See Official Rules (below) for details and get ready to slice & dice your way to dinner!

Hipcooks & The John Boos Company
Cutting It Up with Hipcooks
Official Rules

By submitting an entry to this giveaway you agree to the following Terms & Conditions:

Entry is simple! Facebook Like your local Hipcooks Facebook page, Facebook Like the John Boos Company Facebook Page, and post a photo of yourself with the hashtag “#ChopChopwithHipcooks!” on your local Hipcooks Facebook page to be eligible. Images must be posted on or before July 31, 2015 in order to quality. The winner will be selected at random and contacted via email from an @hipcooks.com address. Hipcooks and John Boos Company are co-sponsors of this contest.

Hipcooks reserves the right to make revisions, cancel or suspend this contest for any reason. One John Boos 18×12” Maple Board and 1 bottle of Boos Block Mystery Oil will be given away for each of Hipcooks  locations: Los Angeles, Portland, Seattle, San Diego & Orange County. One winning entry per Hipcooks location will be selected at random after the close of the contest on July 31, 2015. The contest winner will be selected by July 1, 2015. The contest sponsors may disqualify any winner in the event that he or she is in breach of these Official Rules. If a winner does not respond within 48 hours or is unable to accept the prize for any reason, the contest sponsors will randomly select an alternate winner.

The John Boos Company will ship the prize to either the prize winner or to the prize winner’s local Hipcooks studio, at the discretion of the contest winner. If the prize is shipped to a Hipcooks studio, prize winner will be responsible for picking up the prize. Hipcooks will not be responsible for shipping prizes. Prizes must be picked up within 30 days of announcing the context winner. The John Boos Company is providing the prize for this giveaway. They have not otherwise paid for this promotion.

By Liking the contest sponsors on Facebook and tagging an image with #ChopChopwithHipcooks!, you represent and warrant to the contest sponsors that (1) you are 18 years of age or older; (2) you are a legal resident of the United States or Canada; and (3) the image is original and does not infringe anyone else’s rights. By submitting the image, you grant the contest sponsors a perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free license to publish, republish, distribute, reproduce, edit, and modify the entry, in any print, electronic or other medium, all in the contest sponsors’ sole discretion. In addition, by submitting the image, you agree to indemnify and defend the contest sponsors from any claims based on any and all use of that material. No purchase necessary. This contest is void where prohibited by law.

Other fine print:

  • All entrants grant to the contest sponsors the right to use and publish their Facebook username and proper name online and in print, or any other media, in connection with the contest.
  • The contest sponsors reserve the right to use any and all information related to the contest, including information obtained through the contest, for marketing purposes or any other purpose, unless prohibited by law.
  • Employees of Hipcooks and John Boos Company, their vendors and promotional agencies, and the immediate family members of each are not eligible.
  • The winner, by acceptance of a prize, agrees to release all liability, claims, or actions of any kind whatsoever for injuries, damages, or losses to persons and property that may be sustained in connection with the receipt, ownership, or use of the prize.
  • Taxes on prizes, if any, are the sole responsibility of the prize recipient. Automated submissions of any kind are not allowed.

This event is in no way associated with Facebook, Twitter, Google, Pinterest, or any other social media network. No social media network is responsible for prize fulfillment. Questions or comments can be sent to seattle@hipcooks.com