What you'll do
We will dive right into preparing homemade pita dough from scratch for breaking bread together before the meal. You will learn how to spice different dishes with middle eastern spices such as Zaatar and Sumac. I will be sharing some of my favorite desserts from my grandmas personal recipe book. This we will pair with infused turmeric ginger fresh mint tea, traditionally served in Israel with a Californian twist. You will leave knowing how to prepare a full course meal from Chef Lee Davidson’s heritage recipes, and techniques to be mindful and present during the course of cooking. This event is welcoming LGBTQ + Allies that want to meet others and share a meal together all while feeling safe and accepted.
- Passionate cooks
Learn traditional recipes and hear personal stories from local hosts.
- Intimate settings
Share a meal in unique spaces, from private farms to secret rooftops.
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My name is Chef Lee. I am a genderqueer executive chef and founder of Made2Gather. We are a, catering company, cooking school and inclusive community. We aim to share our holistic and mindful approach of cooking together while focusing on building an empowering community for LGBTQ and Allies alike. My culinary style speaks to my Israeli and South African heritage while blending vibrant European and Californian flavors. With over 15 years experience in hospitality and 5 years of private dining, catering for both the SFMoma and DeYoung museum; I aim to showcase my exquisite and artistic vision on every plate.. Over the past 4 years I have taught over 30 different workshops for private events, community gatherings and corporate team building. I pride myself in the work I do of educating, supporting and building a local, global community.
The appetizer will be served as guests arrive and together we will prepare a homemade pita from scratch, a fresh seasonal…
Fresh fruit flavoured water and herbal turmeric ginger fresh thyme tea.
All kitchen equipment and aprons will be provided.
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Where you'll be
The kitchen is in a private work-live loft in the part of Oakland called Jingletown close to the Alameda harbour where local artists live and work. This kitchen is open-faced to the loft where Chef lee experiments and works on their creations for catering events and private dining.
Things to keep in mind
If requested, the host can accommodate the dietary needs listed. You must let the host know before the experience if you’d like an accommodation.
Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.
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Up to 10 guests ages 18 and up can attend. It’s up to each guest to understand the ingredients being used and communicate any allergies or dietary restrictions to the host. Guests should also consider that consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry,…
Please book as soon as possible, since we need to order ingredients from local farmers ahead of time.
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