The Gourmet Gardeners

The Gourmet Gardeners

5.0
4 employees
7 years in business

About this pro

An edible gardening service unlike anyother in South Florida as we do more than just help you grow vegetables we teach you how to grow cook and eat your own food, saving you hundreds of dollars each season while bringing to your family the healthiest and most nitritious foods you can.

The work is rewarding as it allows me the opportunity to combine my passion for growing and cooking food with teaching as not many can wear as many hats as The Gourmet Gardenr wears.  We are in over 150 Broward county schools and the smile on childrens faces when they swee a tomato on the vine or a carrot wedge its way out from the soil is priceless...

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Fort Lauderdale, FL 33323
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What is your typical process for working with a new student?

In  working with a New school (student) we offer a "Free" consultation to better understand the needs of the teachers (student) and the adnministration, this includes planning and budgeting, parameters for contractual work to be performed and setting up dates and times for performance.


What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

Serve Safe Certified Chef Kitchen Manager (20 years)

Master Gardener Broward County 2012

Master Gardener Coordinator The Broward Education Foundation 2013-2018


Do you have a standard pricing system for your lessons? If so, please share the details here.

Standard Pricing is $50.00 per hour plus the cost of Groceries/supplies


How did you get started teaching?

As the GM of Whole Foods New York I developed cooking classes for Natural foods and it was a sucess so continued the journey.


What types of students have you worked with?

all kinds, young old, experts, and novices everyone learns something from the other...


Describe a recent event you are fond of.

Chanukkah event for 50 kids and family at a Nature Center in Broward where we took the farm to the chanukkah table with zuchinni and sweet potato latkas, fresh apple sauce, and local sour cream.


What advice would you give a student looking to hire a teacher in your area of expertise?

Know what it is you want to learn, dont be vague, be specific and I will give you the skills to master it...


What questions should students think through before talking to teachers about their needs?

costs as a reality, we are all professionals and while the price may seem a bit expensive realize all we do behind the scenes to prepare, shop, produce, deliver and satisfy our clients.


Lessons offered

Cooking Classes Asian Cooking Classes Desserts Classes Italian Cooking Classes Knife Skills Classes Middle Eastern Cooking Classes