March 23, 2012

Tuesday, 3/27/12, 6:00pm: Food & Music at Cookhouse


Join us for a casual evening of bites and live music at Cookhouse. Chef Rafe Hottenstein (from Frances Restaurant in San Francisco) will prepare dishes while celebrated vocalists perform favorite jazz, Broadway, and classical pieces in our intimate setting. 


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House Events 


June 9, 2011

Spices & Blends Class and Tasting

May 31: Spices & Blends Class and Tasting

Class, spices and salts by Fany Setiyo, SeeSmellTaste

Tasting by Chef Noriyuki Sugie

pangasinan sea salt and green peppercorn on scallop sashimi, daikon (pictured)

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June 8, 2011

Cookhouse Partners With Bi-Rite Market

Cookhouse has partnered with Bi-Rite Market! We are truly fortunate to have a grocer that nurtures our community and local producers here in San Francisco.

When you send our team a shopping list for your event, that’s where we’ll be. So you can expect access to fresh local produce, a hearty range of grocery products, and responsibly-sourced meats, delivered straight to the Cookhouse kitchen. 

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June 1, 2011

The Beer & The Cheese

On a sunny day in May, Heather Castro graciously led us through a tasting of artisan brews, including the following.

Brasserie de Cazeau Saison de Cazeau
Stillwater Stateside Saison
AleSmith IPA
AleSmith Horny Devil
AleSmith Speedway Stout

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April 22, 2011

How much fun!

A sampling of the events that we’ve had here so far:

A wine, chocolate, and ice cream tasting. A class on masala, three ways. Filming and photo shoots. Brunches. Industry mixers. A clothes swap. Ice cream making from scratch. Potlucks, cooked on-site. A product line demonstration. A reunion dinner. Fundraisers. Meetings & team-building. A jewelry trunk show. Recipe testing for new cookbooks. Cheesemaking. Tons of birthday dinners.

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January 14, 2011

MAC Knife is in the house

Cookhouse is excited to announce a generous sponsorship from MAC Knife, Inc.

Now waiting for you in the kitchen are sixteen premium knives from this world-renowned Japanese company.

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Our toys 


November 19, 2010

Cookhouse pledge program

According to, the national interest rates right now on a 6-month CD account range from 0.40% to a *whopping* 1.15%. 

We think we can do better: a 20% return on your investment, plus an even more enjoyable space and premium cooking tools.

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Construction  / Pledge Program 


October 19, 2010

A Thermador Kitchen!

Star Burner

We are thrilled to announce that Purcell Murray, a luxury appliance distributor based in Brisbane, CA, has outfitted the Cookhouse kitchen with beautiful new toys.

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Construction  / Purcell-Murray  / Our toys 


October 1, 2010

House Sweet House

Cookhouse and Transamerica BuildingReal estate is not for the faint of heart. After months (and months) of searching and a few close-but-no-cigar finds, we were more than thrilled to get the keys to our official home on October 1. 

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October 22, 2009

About Cookhouse

The idea behind Cookhouse came from a open-kitchen loft at the juncture of Soho, Little Italy, and Chinatown in New York City where friends found every possible excuse to throw casual dinner parties and meet fun people.

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