classes


cooking classes

All classes are held in West Hollywood. Please see contact us page for our exact location.

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January

SATURDAY, January 17th (11 a.m. and 4 p.m.)(Sold out)
SPECIAL EVENT – COOKING CLASS WITH THUG KITCHEN!

Join us and our very special guests Michelle and Matt, the amazing authors/bloggers behind the Thug Kitchen phenomenon. This class will be a combo of Thug Kitchen and Sporkie recipes and there will be a fun raffle of the #1 NY Times Best Selling Thug Kitchen: The Official Cookbook and goodies. Their cookbook will also be for sale, so you can pick up a personally signed copy and meet these two superstars! A portion of the proceeds will be donated to No Kill LA.

This week’s menu!

Yellow Split Pea and Green Onion Lettuce Wraps (Thug Kitchen Recipe)

Roasted Sriracha Cauliflower Bites with Peanut Dipping Sauce (Thug Kitchen Recipe)

From Scratch Red Curry with Lemongrass and Tofu (Sporkie Recipe)

Ginger Scented Chocolate Hazelnut Spread with Seasonal Berries (Sporkie Recipe)

SATURDAY, January 24th (Saturday classes only, 11 a.m. and 4 p.m.)(Waiting list only)
CHINESE TAKE OUT CLASS!

YOU can become your favorite Chinese Restaurant chef! In the same time it takes for you to get delivery, you can make your own Chinese Feast, complete with hot jasmine tea. Come discover the secrets to authentic Chinese cooking using organic and vegan ingredients.

This week’s menu!

Sizzling Orange “Chicken” and Broccoli

Chinese Sweet Corn Soup

Chow Fun (Wide Rice Noodle) with Vegetables in Garlic Sauce

Light and Crispy Almond Cookies

February

SATURDAY, February 7th (Saturday classes only, 11 a.m. and 4 p.m.) (Sold Out - Waiting list only)
TASTE OF THAILAND CLASS (GLUTEN-FREE OPTIONAL)!

We love the distinctive flavors of Thai cuisine and in this class we’ll teach you the secrets of making authentic, healthy Thai food at home! Join us and prepare some incredible recipes that are sure to kick up your cooking repertoire!

This week’s menu!

Lemongrass Scented Coconut Tofu Soup (Tom Kha)

Build Your Own - Fresh Salad Rolls with a Tangy Peanut Vinaigrette

Tamarind and Lime Pad Thai Noodles

House-made Rich Thai Iced Tea Ice Served in an Ice Cream Cone

SATURDAY, February 14th (Saturday classes only, 11 a.m. and 4 p.m.)
THAT’S AMORE VALENTINE’S DAY CLASS!

Valentine’s Day is one of our favorite holidays. Not because of the boxed chocolates or stuffed teddy bears, but because it’s your chance to cook with foods that are known aphrodisiacs! And what better cuisine is there to highlight aphrodisiac foods than romantic Italian-style cooking! *Side Note: Wine is an aphrodisiac, so feel free to bring a bottle to this class!

This week’s menu!

Baby Greens Salad with a Toasted Almond, Fig and Champagne Vinaigrette

Lady and The Tramp-Style Spaghetti and (Tempeh) Meatballs

Warm Roasted Carrot Dip with Basil Oil and Flatbread Triangles

Chocolate Dipped Amaretto Heart Cookies

THURSDAY, February 19th (7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.)(Sold Out - Waiting list only)
INDIAN FEAST CLASS (Hands-on)!

We will use the most wonderful, authentic Indian ingredients to create a feast fit for a king or queen! Making amazing Indian food in your own home is easier than you would think! Come learn these delicious recipes that will impress guests from Mumbai to Van Nuys.

This week’s menu!

Vegetable and Potato Samosas with a Tamarind Dipping Sauce

Ginger Scented Chana Saag (Chickpeas with Fresh Spinach)

Spicy Coconut Cashew Rice with Curry Leaves

Mango Cardamom Lassi

SATURDAY, February 28th (Saturday classes only, 11 a.m. and 4 p.m.)
FANCY PANTS CLASS!

Sometimes you want recipes that really let you strut your stuff! This class is full of extra-special (yet easy) dishes that you can create or if you feel like treating yourself to a super-elegant meal – or of course you can bring them to parties or special occasions if you feel like sharing.

This week’s menu!

Beluga Lentil “Caviar” with Crème fraîche over Crunchy Cucumber Rounds

Savory Sun-dried Tomato Waffle Triangles with a Pine Nut Herb Spread

Crunchy Herb Seitan Croquettes with Fresh Basil

Pink Champagne Cupcakes With A Vanilla Bean Frosting

March

WEDNESDAY, March 4th (7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.)
HEARTY VEGAN “MEAT & POTATOES” CLASS!

Even a vegan needs some comforting hearty meals once in a while, so in this class we will create the ultimate decadent yet healthy “meat and potatoes” dinner that everyone can enjoy. Move over Ruth’s Chris and Lawrys, there’s a new cuisine in town!


This week’s menu!

Lemon Scented Green Beans with Toasted Spelt Breadcrumbs

French Dip Seitan Sliders with a Walnut Au Jus

Crispy Cornmeal Potato Croquettes With A Basil Sauce

Ginger Spice Cake with Rum Icing

SUNDAY, March 8th (10:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.)
ALL DAY FOOD PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP WITH KATE LEWIS! $350/person

Join us for a very special event with the oh so talented food + travel photographer, and stylist Kate Lewis! You may know her from famous national publications like publications like Food & Wine, VegNews, and over a dozen cookbooks. In this all day hands-on workshop, you’ll learn to take the food pics of your dreams, and then eat your delicious art! Kate will teach you stylist tips and lighting and photography tricks for cameras and iPhones! We'll show you how to create the recipes you style, and you’ll leave with a goodie bag and mad skills! All skill levels welcome.

This week’s menu!

Build Your Own Breakfast Parfait with Coconut Whip

“Goat” Cheese and Herb Tartines

Bibb Lettuce and Radish Salad with a Chive “Buttermilk” Dressing

SATURDAY, March 21st (Saturday classes only, 11 a.m. and 4 p.m.)
BRUNCH O'CLOCK CLASS!

Everyone needs a few amazing brunch recipes in their arsenal! We’ll show you how to create a wonderful, satisfying brunch menu that you can serve to any guests who come knockin’.


This week’s menu!

Blueberry Tofu Ricotta Pancakes

From Scratch Walnut Breakfast Sausages

"Cheddar" Basil Scones

Creamy Coconut Chia Pudding with a Raspberry Coulis

SATURDAY, March 28th (Saturday classes only, 11 a.m. and 4 p.m.)
SPORKIE’S SOUTHERN BAR-B-Q (GLUTEN-FREE)!

It’s time for Barbecue y’all! Let’s get saucy, and put together a tasty Southern style meal full of some traditional gut-busting classics - with a lighter twist! This meal will be so good you might even be inspired to two-step your way home.


This week’s menu!

Sweet and Sticky BBQ Pulled Jackfruit

The Ultimate Crunchy Peanut Coleslaw

Maple "Bacon" Griddle Corn Cakes

Zesty Lemon Bars with a Buttery Pecan Crust




about spork classes

cooking classes

 

Our cooking class themes change on a weekly basis! Each weekend, classes are offered at 11:00 am and 4:00 pm on Saturday. We offer the same class 2 times per weekend, so that we can keep the class size intimate. Each class is $70 per student. To sign up for class please call us at (323) 512-5544 or e-mail jenny@sporkfoods.com.

To sign up for a class via e-mail, please let us know the class of your choice, number of attendees, date and time that you prefer. We will get back to you confirming availability, and we will e-mail you a payment link to confirm your booking. You're spot will not be held unless you have received payment confirmation from PayPal or Square.

Once you have completed signing up, we will e-mail you details and driving directions one week prior to your class. For a refund you must cancel 3 business days in advance of your cooking class. Students who cancel less than 3 days in advance will be responsible for the full amount.

All cooking classes are approximately 2 – 2 ½ hours in length. Space is limited, so reserve your spot as soon as possible. We recommend booking about 1 month in advance, as classes do sell out.

Come meet like-minded new people or bring along a friend to share your experience! These classes are designed for people of all cooking levels. You'll learn how to care for your health, and prepare delicious food for those you love. We will give you the knowledge and skills to be a confident cook!

At the end of class you will sit down together and enjoy the meal we prepared. After each class you'll take home a thoughtfully prepared packet of original recipes as well as the skills to show off your own delicious culinary creations!

*Menus are subject to slight changes based on seasonality and availability of organic products. Classes are mostly demonstration-based unless otherwise specified. All cancellations purchased via credit card are subject to a processing fee of $12 per class. Weekend classes (Saturday) must be cancelled by the Tuesday before class by 6pm for a future class credit or refund. If recipes are lost, if requested, we will mail them to you for a $10 service charge per packet. We do not e-mail lost recipes.

 

new cooking class packages

cooking classes

 

Single class- $70

Package of three classes- $195 (savings of $15)

Package of five classes- $325 (savings of $25)

*Packages must be used within one year of purchase and are intended for one person only. All class packages must be paid up-front, no refunds or exchanges.

Gift Certificates are available for any occasion, e-mail (jenny@sporkfoods.com) or call us (323) 512-5544 to give the gift of cooking! To order, please provide recipient's name, number of classes you wish to give, occasion (if applicable), mailing address to send the certificate, purchasers name, phone and e-mail address. We will e-mail you a payment link where you can make the purchase on-line or you can call us and we can take payment by phone. If you are in a rush, we can e-mail you the gift certificate so you can print it out!

 

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