Our classes at Cafe Avalaun are all about building community through personal enrichment and fellowship around great food and great experiences.  Choose from 3 types of classes:  Informational, Lecture and Demo, and Hands on Cooking

Informational $20/person

These classes are as much about community as they are about fun recipes and tips for people of all skill level. Light refreshments served. Order special beverages at the coffee bar. 

Lecture + Demo $30/person

These classes are the best of both a demo of recipes as they relate to a specific topic combined with presentation. Taste the recipes from demo on a Light buffet. Order special beverages at the coffee bar. 

Hands on $80/person

Learn real techniques from Chef Brian and his team in these instructive hands on classes. Come hungry, as participants will enjoy the full course menu of recipes as prepared in class. 

Adult cooking classes at cafe avalaun:

There's lots of cooking classes out there, but there's none that are 100% GLUTEN-FREE and none that are as candid and real as these taught by me, Chef Brian. We're gonna get down and dirty with real practical cooking advice and tutoring. I love teaching cooking to all skill levels and I love sharing the joy of cooking. 

Cooking Basics Book Camp 4/21, 4/22 and 4/23

For Three days in a row I'll show you a wealth of cooking knowledge! 

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Teen Classes at cafe avalaun - Ages 12-17

Learn valuable gluten free cooking tips and tricks from Chef and Certified Health Coach Brian Doyle, owner of Cafe Avalaun.  

A parent or guardian is required to sign a release form before beginning of the first teen class. This form will also require you to list any other food allergies or sensitivities besides gluten.  We are a dedicated gluten and peanut free facility.  Please provide an email to send participant forms upon checkout when registering for classes, or please pick forms up at the cafe.

Being a gluten free teen is hard enough and learning to cook in a world dominated by gluten is challenging.  Let Chef Brian and Cafe Avalaun help prepare your teen with real life hands on instruction on how to navigate a gluten free kitchen and prepare the foods that they often have to miss out on.    

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His best advice,

“Just Eat Real Food.”

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Chef Brian Doyle realized his passion for food at an early age, influenced by participating in family meals and gardening, both rooted in Italian and American-Southern heritages.

Brian creates high quality, multi-sense dining experiences utilizing fun inventive modern nutrition knowledge and culinary skill. Chef Doyle specializes in bold world cuisine that juxtaposes flavors and textures. He focuses on modern healthful preparations, using organic products.

Brian’s philosophy in the kitchen is to "cook from the heart with care and flair."

He has been honored as a guest chef at the Celebrity Chef's Gala, Autism Speaks to Wall Street as well as committee member in Cleveland since 2008. He is recognized as one of Cleveland's premier chefs with his gluten free restaurant Café Avalaun featuring a fun crepe menu, amazing coffee and stellar daily bakery. Brian is also a graduate of the Institute for Integrative Nutrition and a member of the AIHM Academy of Integrative Medicine as a certified Health Coach. Part of his goal as a chef is to accommodate special dietary needs as much as possible while still providing a high level of quality taste experience for all.