Forms

Please print and sign the below Terms & agreement & the Parental Consent, Assumption of Risk, Waiver & Release form, below.

A hard copy signed form must be submitted via email or in person on the first day of class, for safety reasons we can not allow a child to participate unless these forms are signed and submitted on or before the first day of class.

General terms and conditions

The Cooking Classes Terms and Conditions constitute a legal and binding contract between dara’s kitchen, LLC and you (the “Agreement”), and by signing you are agreeing to be bound by all provisions in this Agreement at the time of your acceptance.

This Agreement may be updated at any time. It is your responsibility to review the most recent version of this Agreement when purchasing classes or services and to remain informed of any changes.

I understand that my child and I are ultimately responsible for maintaining the quality of the food prepared, cooked and eaten during any class or after any class. My child and I are soley responsible for protecting ourselves against allergic reactions pertaining to food.

Reservations;

Payment in full is required at time of registration on line by credit card. All Payments will be processed at time of registration. 

If you wish to pay by venmo, cash or check, please contact dara@daraskitchen.com, for alternate payment arrangements.

Once you complete the registration and dara’s kitchen  receives payment in full, dara’s kitchen will email your  registration confirmation.

Please notify dara’s kitchen immediately if you do not receive a confirmation email. Participants are responsible to ensure they receive registration confirmation.  Participants are responsible to arrive on time at class, dara’s kitchen cannot provide refunds or credits when a participant fails to attend a reserved class.

Initial Deposit;dara’s kitchen, LLC, requires 100% Initial Deposit. Reservations will be confirmed upon receipt of a signed

Refunds and Adjustments;

There will be no refunds for any unused portion of the program. 

If dara’s kitchen cancels a class due to low enrollment or other extenuating circumstances, all participants will receive a full refund.

We hope that your program will be perfect!   dara’s kitchen reserves the right to accept, or to retain or refuse any person as a participant of any program, if circumstances so demand. dara’s kitchen reserve the right to cancel any program prior to start date for any reason (including insufficient number of participants)

Code of conduct;

dara’s kitchen reserves the right to accept, or to retain or refuse any person as a participant of any program, who is not behaving in a safe and considerate manner. If circumstances so demand, dara’s kitchen reserves the right to remove any participant from a program, due to unsafe or unacceptable behaviors. Refunds will not be issued if code of conduct is violated. Kitchen safety and general conduct rules will be reviewed and handouts given to all participants.

Saftey;

Staying Safe and Healthy; You are responsible for: (i) informing dara’s kitchen if your child has any medical and/or food allergies; and (ii) avoiding any contact with such medical and/or food allergies.  dara’s kitchen may attempt, but cannot guarantee, to accommodate your child's allergies.  It is your responsibility to prevent your child's allergic reactions. 

Children should be dressed comfortably but with safety in mind. School uniform attire is acceptable, closed toe shoes are manditory. Do not wear loose clothing that could get caught in machinery or equipment. Jewelry should not be worn. You should wear hair clips or bands for long hair. Closed toe shoes must be worn.

Recipes;

Recipes will be given to participants, dara’s kitchen hopes you will use these recipes for personal use.  However, these recipes are and remain the intellectual property of dara’s kitchen.  You may not use dara’s kitchen recipes for any commercial use.  dara’s kitchen reserves the right to take judicial action to prevent any unauthorized use of dara’s kitchen recipes.

Photographs, Videos, and Recordings;

For privacy purposes, and to protect dara’s kitchen intellectual property, you may not make video, audio, or any other recordings of any of dara’s kitchen classes or activities without first obtaining dara’s kitchen prior written consent. 

Unless you provide dara’s kitchen with written notice to the contrary, prior to your participation in any dara’s kitchen classes or activities, you agree that dara’s kitchen may take photographs or make video, audio, or other recordings of such class or activity, and hereby grant dara’s kitchen permission to use such photographs or recordings, along with image, voice, performance, or likeness, on dara’s kitchen website, for marketing and advertising purposes, in connection with media releases, for informational purposes, and for any other commercial purpose reasonably related to dara’s kitchen business as determined by dara’s kitchen.

Confidentiality;

dara’s kitchen shall strive to preserve the confidentiality of any information you provide to dara’s kitchen, and will not sell or give your information to any third party.

By signing below you are agreeing to the above terms and conditions

Parent/Guardian

Printed First and Last name & Date___________________________________

Signed First and Last name & Date____________________________________

Waiver and Release of Liability

In consideration of dara’s kitchen, LLC, furnishing services to enable myself and my child to participate in one of its programs, I agree as follows:

The class or classes myself and my child are registering to take with dara’s kitchen are for the purpose of learning to cook, which involves preparing and cooking food.  Like all cooking activities, certain risks and dangers arise, not all of which can be described herein, but may include, without limitation, cuts, scrapes, scratches, puncture wounds, thermal burns, chemical burns, scalds, injuries from using cooking equipment and instruments, eye injuries or irritation, skin irritations, allergic reactions, food poisoning, slips, falls, and choking.  Myself and my child have read the aforementioned risks and are familiar with the nature of the classes and activities involved in the cooking classes.  Myself and my child understand and appreciate the inherent risks and the types of injuries that may occur as a result of participation.  Myself and my child assert that participation in dara’s kitchen classes or activities is voluntary and we knowingly assume all risks associated therewith.

Myself and my child fully understand and acknowledge that culinary activities have: (a) inherent risks, dangers and hazards and such exists in my participation in dara’s kitchen, LLC sponsored activities; (b) participation in such activities may result in injury or illness; (c) these risks and dangers may be caused by the negligence of the owners, employees, officers or agents of dara’s kitchen, LLC, the negligence of the participants, the negligence of others, accidents, breaches of contract, the forces of nature or other causes; and (d) by participation in these activities, myself and my child hereby assume all risks and dangers and all responsibility for any losses and/or damages, whether caused in whole or in part by the negligence or other conduct of the owners, agents, officers, or employees of dara’s kitchen, LLC, or by any other person.

Further, in consideration of my ability to participate in a class or activity, myself and my child, do hereby waive, release, indemnify and shall hold harmless dara’s kitchen and its owners, members, managers, officers, directors, chefs, employees, attorneys, agents, and assigns (collectively, the “Released Parties”), from and against any and all demands, claims, losses, injury, damages, liability, attorney fees, costs, and/or expenses of litigation, in law or in equity, whether known or unknown, that have arisen or may arise from my participation in or attendance at any classes or activities provided by dara’s kitchen, or from my use of any recipe, skill, technique, or method learned from dara’s kitchen or in any of dara’s kitchen classes or activities .  Further, myself and my child promise not to sue any of the Released Parties for such demands, claims, or liability.

Myself and my child, on behalf of myself, my personal representatives and my heirs hereby voluntarily agree to release, waive, discharge, hold harmless, defend and indemnify dara’s kitchen, LLC and its agents, officers and employees from any and all claims, actions or losses for bodily injury, property damage, wrongful death, loss of services or otherwise which may arise out of my participation in dara’s kitchen, LLC‘s activities. parties, which the traveler, their estate, their family member, dependents of heirs have sued, if damages are recovered from such third, myself and my child understand that dara’s kitchen, LLC reserves the right to take photographic or film records of any of its programs, and hereby agree that dara’s kitchen, LLC may use any such photographic or film records for promotional and/or commercial purposes without any remuneration to the program participant. The participant agrees to assign all right, title and interest they may have in or to any media in which their name or likeness might be used to dara’s kitchen, LLC.

The venue of any dispute between the parties that may arise out of this agreement or otherwise shall be Novato, Marin County, California.

Parent Signature & date : ______________________________

Student Signature $ date:______________________________