classes


cooking classes

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

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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

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)! (Waiting list only)

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

APRIL

SATURDAY, April 11th (Saturday classes only, 11 a.m. and 4 p.m.)
HANDS-ON SUSHI MAKING CLASS (GLUTEN-FREE)!

There’s so much more to vegan sushi than good ol’ cucumber rolls. Join us and learn how to make fun, colorful, and creative sushi, and finally learn what to do with that bamboo sushi roller hiding in the kitchen.
Even if you’ve never made sushi before, you’ll see how easy it can be!


This week’s menu!

Wok Tossed Sake and Garlic Edamame

Roasted Red Pepper and Glazed Mushroom Brown Rice Nigiri Sushi

Japanese Sweet Potato, Avocado, and Veggie Roll with A Creamy Yuzu Drizzle

Green Tea Dusted Cheesecake Squares

FRIDAY, April 17th (7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.)
SPORKIE PUB NIGHT! (21 +) Craft Beer Included. ($85/person)

When we walk into a pub and look at a menu, we start dreaming of how to veganize all of our favorite pubby snacks. In this class, we will partner these snackies with some California craft vegan beer for a night of healthy-ish debauchery – pub style!

This week’s menu!

Warm Spinach Dip with Home-made Lavash Crackers

Romaine Wedge Salad with Tempeh Bacon Crumbles 
and Vegan Bleu Cheese Dressing

Buffalo Tofu Wings

Bourbon Brownies a la Mode

SATURDAY, April 25th (Saturday classes only, 11 a.m. and 4 p.m.)
A TASTE OF FRANCE COOKING CLASS!

French cuisine is sophisticated and beautiful, but much too often filled with heavy ingredients like butter and crème. In this class, we'll explore the delightfulness and deliciousness of veganized French food. Come find out how to put a little Sporkie-style “ooh la la” on your plate!

This week’s menu!

Roasted Garlic and Walnut Pate with Crudites and Baguette

Provençal Stuffed Zucchini

Portobello Cordon Bleu with Homemade Macadamia Cheese

Almond Frangipane Tarte with Berries and Shaved Chocolate

MAY

SATURDAY, May 2nd (Saturday classes only, 11 a.m. and 4 p.m.)
CINCO DE MAYO FIESTA (GLUTEN-FREE)!

Cinco de Mayo is a holiday known for parties, bright colors, piñatas, food, food, and more food! So let’s celebrate by giving our favorite Mexican dishes a vegan twist. We will create recipes that you will crave all year round, and that you can use to impress all your amigos!


This week’s menu!

Fully-Loaded Nachos with Melty Cashew Cheese

Tempeh Tequila Tacos with House-Pickled Purple Onions

Jicama and Radish Slaw with a Tangy Lime Vinaigrette

Sea Salt and Sugar Rimmed Margarita Cupcakes

SATURDAY, May 9th (Saturday classes only, 11 a.m. and 4 p.m.)
VEGANIZED VINTAGE RECIPES! (Mother’s Day Weekend)

Make your family proud with these dishes that you can pass along to your future generations. We’re putting a healthy twist on traditional meals, and motivating people to spend quality time around the dinner table! We’re all busy guys and gals, but we’ll show you that it’s not hard to whip up these classics in no time.

This week’s menu!

Classic Cream of Mushroom Soup

Seasonal Succotash

Old Fashioned Seitan “Meatloaf”

Blueberry Buckle (Layered Cake with Streusel Topping)

WEDNESDAY, May 13th (7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.)
SPANISH TAPAS PARTY! (HANDS-ON) (21+)

Tapas are incredible little dishes with tons of personality from each particular region of Spain! We’ll see how West Hollywood inspires the flavor, texture, and color of these amazing foods. Oh, and by definition you must serve tapas with booze, so we’ll make our own Sangria!

This week’s menu!

Spiced White Sangria with Seasonal Fruit

Empanadillas with Olives, Pine Nuts and Dates

White Bean Croquetas with Vegan Cheese and Artichoke Hearts

Creamy Gazpacho Topped with Toasted Marcona Almonds

SATURDAY, May 30th (Saturday classes only, 11 a.m. and 4 p.m.)
INTRO TO MACROBIOTICS (GLUTEN-FREE)!

If you have been intrigued by Macrobiotics, but it hasn’t quite sunken in yet, come to this class! We will break down some simple guidelines to living the Macro life, while, of course, preparing an incredible balanced meal. Watch out Yin, watch out Yang!


This week’s menu!

Brown Rice and Scallion Patties over a Roasted Carrot Puree

Ginger-scented Shiitake Mushrooms with Sea Salt and Pepper Crusted Tofu

Oven Baked Broccoli with Creamy Miso Citrus Sauce

Date Caramel Coconut Custard




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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