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HANDS-ON WORKSHOP EXPERIENCES

Join us for a dynamic workshop experience in the Preserving Arts! In the evenings, we transform our retail space into our workshop kitchen. Our intimate classes host a maximum of 8 students. All materials are provided unless otherwise noted. Please review our Class Policies for more information on reschedule requests & cancellations. If you have any questions, please email us.

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  • UMEBOSHI JAPANESE PICKLING
    UMEBOSHI JAPANESE PICKLING
    Thu, May 23
    Preserved
    May 23, 2024, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    Preserved, 5032 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland, CA, USA
    May 23, 2024, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    Preserved, 5032 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland, CA, USA
    Umeboshi, the Japanese pickled "plum", is a century-old superfood known for its intensely sour and salty taste. Join us for a super special workshop and learn the art of making this exceptional pickled treat!
  • SOURDOUGH BREAD MAKING
    SOURDOUGH BREAD MAKING
    Sun, May 26
    Preserved
    May 26, 2024, 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM PDT
    Preserved, 5032 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland, CA, USA
    May 26, 2024, 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM PDT
    Preserved, 5032 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland, CA, USA
    Learn the magic (and the maintenance) of heirloom sourdough starters alongside an introductory lesson in the art of sourdough bread baking. We'll discuss techniques, maintenance and troubleshooting for your sourdough starters. Then we'll get hands-on making a loaf for everyone to take home!
  • BITTERS MAKING
    BITTERS MAKING
    Tue, May 28
    Preserved
    May 28, 2024, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM PDT
    Preserved, 5032 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland, CA, USA
    May 28, 2024, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM PDT
    Preserved, 5032 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland, CA, USA
    Explore the bitter flavor spectrum! Spice up your cocktails and ease your digestion by making your own custom batch of homemade bitters.
  • FOOD & CULTURE SWAP
    FOOD & CULTURE SWAP
    Thu, May 30
    Preserved
    May 30, 2024, 6:30 PM
    Preserved, 5032 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland, CA, USA
    May 30, 2024, 6:30 PM
    Preserved, 5032 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland, CA, USA
    Join Preserved for a community event bringing together passionate home cooks, canners, fermentistas and gardeners to trade their homemade and homegrown edible goods while meeting other like-minded folks!
  • CHEVRE & CREAM CHEESES
    CHEVRE & CREAM CHEESES
    Tue, Jun 04
    Preserved
    Jun 04, 2024, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM PDT
    Preserved, 5032 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland, CA, USA
    Jun 04, 2024, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM PDT
    Preserved, 5032 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland, CA, USA
    Learn how to make soft, spreadable cheeses like chevre, fromage blanc and cream cheese in this hands on workshop.
  • JAPANESE PICKLING
    JAPANESE PICKLING
    Thu, Jun 06
    Preserved
    Jun 06, 2024, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    Preserved, 5032 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland, CA, USA
    Jun 06, 2024, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    Preserved, 5032 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland, CA, USA
    Get a primer into the diverse world of Japanese Tsukemono Pickles using an array of pickling brines and mediums like salt, vinegar, soy sauce, rice bran, sake lees and miso!
  • DUMPLING MAKING
    DUMPLING MAKING
    Tue, Jun 11
    Preserved
    Jun 11, 2024, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    Preserved, 5032 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland, CA, USA
    Jun 11, 2024, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    Preserved, 5032 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland, CA, USA
    Learn to make your own Chinese-style dumpling wrappers from scratch along with tasty fillings and various dumpling folding styles.
  • HAND-SHAPED PASTA MAKING
    HAND-SHAPED PASTA MAKING
    Tue, Jun 18
    Preserved
    Jun 18, 2024, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM PDT
    Preserved, 5032 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland, CA, USA
    Jun 18, 2024, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM PDT
    Preserved, 5032 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland, CA, USA
    Using only flour, water and a little time and attention, you will learn to create your own delicious pasta in a variety of classic shapes including fusilli orchiette, cavatelli, pici, cascarecce and more!
  • SUMMER PICKLING & FERMENTING
    SUMMER PICKLING & FERMENTING
    Tue, Jun 25
    Preserved
    Jun 25, 2024, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    Preserved, 5032 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland, CA, USA
    Jun 25, 2024, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    Preserved, 5032 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland, CA, USA
    Learn to FERMENT and make quick VINEGAR-PICKLES with the best of summer's produce! From traditional fermented dills, to sweet bread and butter pickles, plus other seasonal favorites like green beans, jalapeños and more!
  • SOURDOUGH BAGELS
    SOURDOUGH BAGELS
    Sun, Jun 30
    Preserved
    Jun 30, 2024, 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM
    Preserved, 5032 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland, CA, USA
    Jun 30, 2024, 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM
    Preserved, 5032 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland, CA, USA
    Learn to make the best Bay Area-style sourdough bagels! We cover it all, from feeding the starter to preparing and shaping the dough by hand, boiling, topping, and baking ... all the way to noshing!
  • PRESERVING ANCHOVIES
    PRESERVING ANCHOVIES
    Tue, Jul 09
    Preserved
    Jul 09, 2024, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM PDT
    Preserved, 5032 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland, CA, USA
    Jul 09, 2024, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM PDT
    Preserved, 5032 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland, CA, USA
    It's local anchovy season! Join us in a lesson on preserving these tiny fish! We'll teach you how to fillet, cure and even stove-top smoke your own anchovies.
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