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 weekdays to grab a bowl of house-made soup or fresh-baked after school snack from Mom in the Mail. Treat yourself or a friend to luscious house-made caramels and brittles from DEW Foods, a cake pop from Lollibakes, delicious artisan foods from Kid Doc, or other selections to eat now or make later from our bountiful BLVD Sweet Shop and Larder. Our BLVD TO YOU team does amazing gift baskets and catering, so contact us for creative ideas for office meetings and celebrations for groups large and small.
We rent our commercial kitchen space to caterers, food entrepreneurs, chefs, bloggers, and other food pros on an hourly, daily, or longer-term basis. The space may also be booked for private events. Call or email us for details and kitchen rental availability, and add your name to our roster of great BLVD community members.
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.
We do full service catering, too. Just ask!
NOTE: Minimum order for catering = $200.
Orders must be placed and confirmed at least 48 hours before you'd like your food. We can also work with you by phone if you prefer: 844.454.2583.
BLVD WARM SOUPS
Each weekday, you'll find wonderful warm soups bubbling away in our colorful pots. Stop in for a cup, or bring a bowl back to the office. Sample selections include Roasted Cauliflower, Lentil Sausage with Kale & Rice, White Chicken Chili, Tuscan White Bean, or Harvest Minestrone.
Call us (844.454.BLVD) to see what's on the stove today!
BEST SWEETS IN TOWN
Our BLVD Food artisans are a seriously talented bunch, and often their treats are only available right here in the kitchen. We're very generous with our samples, so it pays to stop in and say hello!
BLVD Kitchen is a large, bright, beautiful and fully-equipped catering kitchen. Kitchen rental is available by the hour, day, week or longer. Join our community of food-focused entrepreneurs, and build your business here at BLVD Kitchen. The space is also set up to host private dinners, tastings, pop-ups, recipe testing, film shoots, social and corporate events. Call or email us for details, requirements (they're pretty simple!) and availability.
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.