welcome to Your NEIGHBORHOOD kitchen
In fact, we're kind of crazy about it. There's something addictive about turning ingredients into sustenance, and sharing your creations with people you love. There's a reason why everyone gathers in the kitchen. It's the beating heart of every home. BLVD Kitchen aims to be the heart of our Sherman Oaks neighborhood, and a place for Los Angeles cooks of all kinds!
Who's cooking here?
Try one of our casual, hands-on cooking classes, or come in and cook with your family, friends and neighbors for Community Sunday Supper. Got an idea or a group? Let us create a cooking event just for you.
Stop in to grab a fresh-baked cookie from Mom in the Mail. Treat yourself or a friend to decadent handmade candies from Maya’s Brigadeiros, delicious artisan foods from Kid Doc JJ, good-for-you soups from Gracefully Fed, or other selections to eat now or make later from our bountiful BLVD Larder. Our BLVD TO YOU team does amazing summer picnics, tasty gift baskets and memorable catering, so contact us for creative ideas for office meetings and celebrations for groups large and small.
Stop into our shop, and find unique kitchen gifts and ideas, all tested and loved by us. Browse a selection of hand-picked cookbooks, with recommended recipes already bookmarked. Ask anyone for advice. We'll be thrilled to help.
(844) 454-BLVD (2583)
13545 Ventura Blvd.
Sherman Oaks, CA 91423
Su Sunday Supper guests only
We are often open later if class is in session.
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One Sunday a month, we open the kitchen for a community supper session. We set up a menu and give you the option to cook the appetizer, entree, side dish or dessert in teams. All ingredients and materials provided, BYOB of choice. Everyone eats together as the meal progresses through the evening. Make good food and great friends!
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We call it "Food for Friends and Family": Fresh, delicious, and ideal for gatherings large and small. Made just for you right here in the kitchen, these selections are perfect for office lunches, holiday parties, weekend open houses, teacher meetings, birthday celebrations, or anytime you want to feed your favorite people something unique and wonderful.
NOTE: Minimum order for catering = $200, except Picnic Boxes, where there is no minimum order required.
Orders must be placed and confirmed at least 72 hours before you'd like your food. We can also work with you by phone if you prefer: 844.454.2583.
FULL SERVICE CATERING, TOO!
Chef Michal, our Culinary Director, is an expert in making your celebration come to life wherever you need us. From backyard birthdays to book launches, corporate events to milestone moments, she and her culinary team can take care of everything from the menu to staffing and rentals for events large and small. Get in touch to find out how easy it is to host with BLVD Kitchen on your side!
BEST BROWSING ON THE BLVD
Our Shopkeeper loves nothing more than discovering new craftspeople and bringing their wares back to our shop. Our shelves are filled with treasures from local artists, cookbooks we can’t wait to share, clever greeting cards, fun kitchen tools, gorgeous textiles, hand-made ceramics, and more! Treat yourself, or delight a friend. Stop in and shop anytime!
KITCHEN-CRAFTED AND FABULOUS
Our chef-artisans are some of the most gifted in town, and our larder is stocked with unique and tasty gifts made right here at BLVD. Their gourmet sauces and spice mixes, hand-poured brittles, nostalgic candy collections, crisp pickles and preserves, and seriously craveable baked goods will make you the star of any gift exchange. We’re proud to feature ever-changing selections from Maya’s Brigadeiro, Michal Lagos Culinaria, Wes Candy Co., Chef Ameera, Sugar & Alchemy, La Rasoi, DEW Foods, and more!
This is the only place in town to find KIDDOC JJ's artisan soups and breads. Crafted from all-natural ingredients, full of flavorful herbs and spices, her soups are made fresh, and in our freezer ready for you to take and enjoy at home. Her famous breads are available by special order, or try one of her amazing classes!
Hi. I'm your BLVD Proprietor, Sharon Graves, the curly-haired dreamer on the right there. I still can't quite believe that BLVD Kitchen is a real place and I get to come here and bake cookies for people every day, but it's true. I'm proud, nervous, "financially insane"*, and beside myself with joy over this exciting venture.
Am I a professional chef? Well, now that I work in this giant commercial kitchen, maybe. But I consider myself more of an enthusiastic and accomplished** cook who has managed, at last, to turn a lifelong love of sharing, teaching and learning about food into a business that feels like coming home when I walk in the door.
Here at BLVD, my primary job is to welcome other people into this home we're creating. I want everyone - chefs, students, shoppers, neighbors - to walk in and get that same happy, "lucky me!" feeling. There's a whole team of us here*** dedicated to making that happen, and we can't wait to have you come in and tell us if we are on the right track****.
* This is a direct quote from my husband.
*** Part of the BLVD magic is how it attracts great people, like Jamie our marvelous shopkeeper, Sharon the queen of BLVD events, Kris, the steward of the kitchen, and the growing roster of brilliant chef-instructors you see on this page who also call BLVD home. Did I mention I love coming in here? They're a big part of the reason why.
**** FYI, we liberally sample our treats in the shop. We find that really helps with the making-people-happy thing.