The Art of Arabic Cooking
Winter/Spring Arabic Cooking Series

Welcome to our Winter/Spring 2023 Arabic Cooking series, featuring classic Arabic recipes taught by experienced, local caterers. If you have any questions, please email us at info@alifinstitute.org.

Cooking is one of the best ways to get to know a culture! Join us for a fun-filled and educational afternoon learning to cook (and eat!) popular Arabic dishes with our talented guest chefs. 

  • All classes this semester are on Saturdays, from 2 PM – 4:30 PM.
  • Ages 13 years old and up!
  • No experience is required and all levels are welcome.
  • Spaces are limited, so first come, first served for registration.
  • You can register by yourself or share you station with a partner.
  • Refunds available up to 48 hours before the class.
  • Yalla, let’s get cooking! 

Click here for recipes from our cooking series!

“Sumac Chicken with Onions on Flatbread”

Saturday, February 11, 2023
2 pm – 4:30 pm
$45 / $50 non-members
$65/pair,  $75/pair, non-members

To become a member, please click HERE.
(You need to be signed into the website as a member to get the member price.)

Guest chef: Hadia Ibrahim of Yumma’s Bread

“Thin Cut, Spiced Chicken/Beef Sandwiches”

Saturday, March 18, 2023
2 pm – 4:30 pm
$45 / $50 non-members
$65/pair,  $75/pair, non-members

To become a member, please click HERE.
(You need to be signed into the website as a member to get the member price.)

Guest chef: Zeina Hadad of Zeina’s Catering

“Filled Semolina Holiday Cookie”

Saturday, April 1, 2023
2 pm – 4:30 pm
$45 / $50 non-members
$65/pair,  $75/pair, non-members

To become a member, please click HERE.
(You need to be signed into the website as a member to get the member price.)

Guest chef: Diah Araman of Sweets by Diah

“Deep-Fried Chickpea Fritters”

Saturday, May 6, 2023
2 pm – 4:30 pm
$45 / $50 non-members
$50/pair,  $60/pair, non-members

To become a member, please click HERE.
(You need to be signed into the website as a member to get the member price.)

Guest chefs: Rabi & Suzi of Leon International Foods

“Arabic Style Chicken & Meat Barbecue”

Saturday, June 3, 2023
2 pm – 4:30 pm
$55 / $60 non-members
$75/pair,  $85/pair, non-members

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(You need to be signed into the website as a member to get the member price.)

Guest chef: TBD

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