Think cooking Indian food for your family means hours of prep and an all-day commitment? Think again! Chef Nishi Lal will show you shortcuts to spicing up your weeknight menus with fresh flavors from India.
In the final session of our Healthy Basics Series, Chef Nephresha will show you how braising, low and slow, can lead to some delicious and easy dinners. On the menu: Cider-braised Pork, Coq a Vin & Beef Bourguignon, along with tasty side dishes.
Chef Lance Toro is a master of the grill, and he'll show you it's done down in Texas. Menu includes Smoky Baby Back Ribs with Chipotle BBQ Sauce, Smoked Meatloaf, Ortega Chili Cheese Cornbread, and Texas-Style Baked Beans
An evening of artisan bread, cheese, charcuterie and more with Dr. JJ. Make gourmet flatbreads and learn the art of arranging (and eating) the perfect appetizer platter. Bring a date, a bottle of wine, and prepare for fun!
Celebrate the changing seasons with wellness coach Leigh Anne Strong. Get a full day’s worth of clean, fresh meals featuring the best of Spring’s seasonal produce. She’ll also preview her Spring Cleanse and give tips for upgrading your eating habits.
Chef Nishi Lal will introduce you to her favorite meat-free dishes from around the world in this new series. To kick things off, our first menu will include food from the Middle East, Morocco, Italy, and Spain!
ON SALE! Join us for Family Night where parents and kids cook together! Chef Michal Harris will show you how to make tortillas from scratch, with fresh guacamole, pico de gallo, gringo taco fillings and all the fixin's, plus churros for dessert!
Leave the parents home and make dinner with a BLVD Chef! On the menu: Herb-Citrus Chicken with Chimichurri Sauce, Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes, Spring Salad, Chocolate Fudge Cake. Great for new and experienced chefs, ages 13+.
It's a day of marvelous Mexican food! Younger kids will make quesadillas with fresh guacamole and corn salsa, rice, and churros in the morning, and older kids will tackle tamales, enchiladas, and more in the afternoon.
Make feather-light Italian dumplings with BVLD's own Dr. JJ. Fresh herbs, cheese, and a little fun with dough, and you have an amazing meal. Plus, get a fool-proof pasta recipe and some fantastic sauce ideas.
Celebrate the holiday weekend with a menu of favorite summer picnic foods, like Pigs in Blankets, Fried Chicken, Potato Salad, and a Red, White & Blue dessert, too. Ages 6+ in the morning, older kids in the afternoon.
Leigh Anne Strong will discuss tips for pre and post workout nutrition. You'll make power breakfasts that travel well, a power lunch to energize your day, and healthy snacks to curb mid-day sugar cravings.
Experience a great meal up close and personal with Chef Michal Harris. Enjoy a variety of traditional Spanish Tapas and Paella with chicken, seafood and all the traditional garnishes. Bring your favorite wines, and relax. The chef will be cooking for you tonight!
Let's bake for Dad! We'll be making lemon bars, homemade fudge brownies, and soft pretzels, and a personalized card, too! Dads are invited to join us at the end of class to enjoy the treats and a glass of wine or iced tea. Ages 8 and up!
Learn classic techniques for dishes that are full of flavor and easy to master, even for beginners. Tonight: the art of cooking great chicken, from simple weeknight pan dinners to stunning dishes for company.
Celebrated cookbook author Katie Chin will take you on a tour of Asia with an evening dedicated to delicious dumplings! Think Shu Mei from China, Gyoza from Japan, and Mandu from Korea. Plus, Raspberry Nutella Wontons for dessert!
Make tiki-inspired cocktails with mixologist Will while you create a modern pupu platter with seared tuna, sticky chicken wings, potstickers, teriyaki skewers and coconut shrimp under the guidance of Chef Michal Harris. Ages 21+
Nothing beats pies made from scratch, especially with summer fruit. KCRW Pie Contest winner Sharon Graves will show you just how easy it is to do in your own kitchen. Featuring Double-crusted Cherry Pie, Stone Fruit Tart, and Berry Hand Pies.
Grains are a staple of nearly every culture, so cooking them right is a key skill for cooks. Tonight, Chef Michal Harris will share tips for making creamy risotto, flavorful grain salad, and decadent rice pudding.
Searing, poaching, frying, sauteeing, and simmering – all this happens in the humble frying pan. Learn how to create delicious dinners that go right from the pan and into your family's bellies! Bonus: caring for non-stick pans, and seasoning and using cast iron.
Bring the family down to BLVD Kitchen for a fun cooking night! Join Chef Michal Harris to make teriyaki chicken skewers, served with fluffy rice, edamame and an Asian salad. Then jump in and make fried wontons for dessert!
Join Lollibakes® creator and baker to the stars, Diana Sproveri, for a fun week of cupcake creation and competition. Learn how to bake, ice, decorate and design cupcakes, then prepare to battle your camp-mates in a final showdown! Ages 10+.
Let's make dinner together! This special edition of our community supper is dedicated to great grilled food: Flatbreads with Charred Tomatoes and Feta, Grilled Romaine salad, Lime-soaked Flank Steak, and Grilled Poundcake with Balsamic Stone Fruit.
Let's make dinner together! We provide the ingredients and the recipes, and you do the rest. This month, we 're going Asian: Thai Chile Lime Shrimp, Coconut Rice, Baby Greens with Asian Vinaigrette, Fresh Almond Cookies & Tropical Sorbet.
Get the inside scoop on how to create gourmet options in any dining hall, make a meal in a microwave, and eat well on a student budget. Includes tips (and cautionary tales) from current college students.
How do you get favorite savory and sweet baked goods into a Gluten-Free lifestyle? Join noted Chef Janet K. and make a delicious combination of from-scratch pizza and a delectable free-form galette for dessert.
JJ's mini-series of kitchen skills wraps up with an evening of making magic in the oven. See how dry heat transforms vegetables and makes meat meltingly tender with roasting, and try your hand at basic baking, too!
Infuse your salad plate with spectacular Asian flavors, perfect for a refreshing meal on a hot summer night. Try Mango Prawn Salad, Chinese Chicken Salad, Vietnamese Crab & Glass Noodle Salad, and Thai Steak Salad.
Let's make dinner together! We provide ingredients, recipes, and cheerful guidance. You do the rest! This month it's all about the season, with Watermelon & Feta Salad, Herb Citrus Chicken and a Summer Fruit Crostada.
Twist your own pretzels or invent your own flavor of bagel! In the AM younger kids will make soft pretzels, cinnamon bites & pretzel dogs. In the afternoon, older kids will make classic bagels, quick-cured salmon, and more!
Chef Nishi Lal will introduce you to the spectacular street foods of Indian in this hands-on class. You'll be making flatbreads, samosas, snack fritters, and more, with wonderful fresh chutneys and spices.
The glorious Italian staple, Risotto, demystified and made simple by Chef Darryl Wash. Learn the basic techniques to create perfect, creamy results every time and discover how to make the dish your own with delicious seasonal variations.
Kids, discover your inner pastry chef!. In the morning, younger kids bake chocolate chip cookies, vanilla cupcakes, and hand pies. In the afternoon, older kids will tackle Chocolate Eclairs, Cream Puffs, and French Macarons!
Tonight, Cooking Coach Nephresha will show you how a single sheet pan can produce flavorful, well-rounded meals with no mess and no fuss. Think BBQ Chicken with Sweet Potato “Fries” and Brussels Sprouts, Steak with Fresh Herb Butter, and more!
Build your basic kitchen repertoire with dishes that are full of flavor and easy to master, even for beginners. Tonight Chef MIchal Harris will make you the master of fish, so you get tender, perfect results every time.
BLVD owner Sharon Graves shares the secret to sourcing quick, easy and tasty meals from your neighborhood Trader Joe's. In this seasonal session, we'll whip up Chicken Chili, Autumn Grain Salads, a Sour Cream Apple Tart, and more.
A social night of beer and bar snacks with Chef Michal and Master Mixologist Will. Sample brews, nibble on pretzels & sausages and preview our Holiday offerings. Bonus! A portion of proceeds will benefit Sugar & Stilettos and their work with the Westside Food Bank.
Making pasta at home does not have to be intimidating, and the results are spectacular. Chef Darryl Wash will guide you through the fundamentals of fresh pasta, from the basics of flour to infused dough and fantastic fillings.
Sit back, relax, and watch a gourmet meal appear, as you are up close and personal with Dr. JJ Levenstein. Her bright, bold flavors and riotous personality are sure to make this an evening to remember.
Join celebrated local LA Chef Gino Campagna for the launch of his new cookbook for kids! Every child who attends the event will get a hands-on lesson in pasta-making and will go home with a personally-autographed copy of Chef Gino's Taste Test Challenge.
Get a healthy, delicious weeknight meals on the table fast by doing your prep ahead of time. Cooking Coach Nephresha will show you how a little planning, simple cooking techniques, and fresh ingredients can make you a family dinner hero!
Celebrated chef and cookbook author Katie Chin will show you how to put a welcome splash of Asian flavor into your soup pot. In this class, you'll master signature soups from China, Thailand and Japan!
Let us make your Thanksgiving easy and delicious! In this first of our three classes for the holiday, you'll join BLVD Proprietor Sharon Graves, to make classic desserts, including Pecan Pie, Pumpkin Cheesecake, and a Cranberry Shortbread Tart.
In the third and final of our Thanksgiving classes, visit the Santa Monica Farmer's Market with an expert guide, Chef Darryl Wash. Meet his favorite purveyors, find and select the choicest fresh foods for your holiday table, and get tips and recipes to make the most of the bounty of the market.