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Cook.Eat.Shop

welcome to Your NEIGHBORHOOD kitchen

 

 

Into cooking? We are, too. 

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?

YOU ARE.

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

WE Are.

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.  

PROS ARE.

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.  

One-of-a-kind gifts, often created by local residents.

AND THERE'S EVEN MORE IN STORE. 

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.

 

 

TAKE A SNEAK PEEK INSIDE!

CONTACT US

(844) 454-BLVD (2583) 

theblvdkitchen@gmail.com

COME BY

13545 Ventura Blvd.
Sherman Oaks, CA 91423

 

SHOP OPEN

M-F 11a–6p
Sa 11a–5p
Su Sunday Supper guests only

We are often open later if class is in session.  

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ClASSES & EVENTS

Intimate, tasty, hands-on, and a lot of fun, BLVD cooking classes are a great way to learn new skills and meet new people. Book online or stop in and sign up! You can also treat a friend with a BLVD Gift Card!

YES, WE HAVE AMAZING Summer PROGRAMS for Kids!

Check our young BLVD Chefs out on KTTV Fox 11 News!

DOWNLOAD AND PRINT THE FULL CLASS SCHEDULE HERE VIEW ON A CALENDAR HERE.

SUNDAY COMMUNITY SUPPER

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!

SIGN UP HERE

Tell us what you're interested in, and our events team will be in touch!

CREATE-YOUR-OWN EVENT

Have your next gathering in the kitchen! From cooking classes to catered meals and everything in between, BLVD is the perfect spot for birthday parties, team-building, special celebrations or just a casual evening with friends and family.  Our fabulous events team is here to help make your time in the kitchen amazing. 

 

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BLVD EATS

BLVD Kitchen is home to a group of amazing food makers, and their products are often found nowhere else in Los Angeles. We have hearty, delicious warm soup on the stove daily, and our chefs are constantly adding artisan snacks, breads, soups and spices to the BLVD Larder for you to take and enjoy at home,  

KID DOC IS HERE!

This is the only place in town to find Dr. 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!

BEST SWEETS IN TOWN!

Got a taste for treats? Look no further than our BLVD Sweet Shop, full of delectable artisan candy and cookies from our ovens, and from around the world.  We ship anywhere, too!

We are very generous with our samples, so it's always worth stopping in to taste what's new. 

BLVD TO YOU

NEW! Get fresh, delicious, order-ahead food for gatherings and occasions large and small. Made just for you right here in the kitchen, these are perfect for office lunches, Hollywood Bowl picnics, weekend open houses, teacher meetings, birthday celebrations, or anytime you want to feed your friends and family with something unique and wonderful.

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SIGNATURE SANDWICHES

By the Dozen

One-Bite Minis - $42 | Sliders - From $60

Served on Buttery Brioche Rolls w/ House Made Bread & Butter Pickles 

BLVD TURKEY -  Roasted Turkey, Havarti, House Romesco Aioli, Avocado, Spring Greens

BLVD HAM - Honey Ham, Sharp Cheddar, House Dijon Aioli, Baby Arugula

BLVD VEGGIE - Roasted Red Pepper, Hummus, House Olive Tapenade, Cucumber, Baby Arugula (Vegan)

+ More delicious sammies on our full menu!

SIGNATURE SALADS & MORE

Family Size (6-8) -  From $42 | 10 Mini Takeout Boxes - From $48 

Add Chicken to any salad if you like!

ASIAN CRUNCH - Crispy Cabbage, Sweet Carrots, Scallions, Crunchy Noodles, Sesame Vinaigrette (peanuts if you like)

BABY KALE  - Tender Kale, House Pickled Red Onions, Tart Dried Cranberries, Parmesan Crumbs, White Balsamic

HEARTY FARRO - Toasty Farro, Golden Raisins, Baby Arugula, Bright Citrus Vinaigrette

SIGNATURE DIP TRIO - Whipped Herb Feta, White Bean Hummus, Roasted Red Pepper Dip House-made Pita Chips +Baby Cucumber Rounds

Small (for 6-8) - $40 | Large (for 12-15) - $75

+ Find more salads and delectable shareables on our full menu!

BLVD BAKERY TREATS

By the Dozen - Original $27 | Two-Bite $15

Selections vary - ask us what’s in the oven!

Chocolate Chip w/Sea Salt | Cookies ‘N Cream | Dark Chocolate Fudge Brownies | Luscious Lemon Bars | Maple Pecan Pie Bars | Peanut Butter | Whisky Oat Cherry Bars

Gluten-Free Treats, too!

+ More bakery options on our full menu!

NOTE: Orders must be placed and confirmed by 6pm the night before you'd like your food.  We can also work with you by phone if you prefer: 844.454.2583.

BLVD GIFT BASKETS & CATERING

Let our expert staff create the perfect gift for you! From a basket full of warm-from-the-oven cookies to an assortment of wonderful items from our shop, we can help you make someone's day, celebrate an occasion, or brighten any meeting in style! 

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SPACE

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.

LOOK WHO's ALREADY HERE:

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MEET The OWNER

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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****.

MEET THE CHEFS


* This is a direct quote from my husband.

** I hit a trifecta at the KCRW Good Food Pie contest a while back (Best in Show, Best Fruit Pie and Best Crust) and make some of the best holiday cookies in town, according to the LA Times.

*** Part of the BLVD magic is how it attracts great people, like Jamie our marvelous shopkeeper, Kris the queen of BLVD events, 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.