Not only are tamales a much-loved dish in Latin American culture, they’re delicious and simple! In this class, learn to make the corn-based dough, how to assemble, and a step-by-step black bean filling and salsa topping. Students will each make two tamales to enjoy at the end of class.
Please note: Please bring an apron to class with you. If you would prefer to eat at home, please bring a to-go container with you. Recipes made during this class will be vegetarian and gluten-free, however the kitchen is not an allergen-free environment.
This class is appropriate for ages 14+. Anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Please purchase one ticket for each person attending.
If you would like to request a sign language interpreter or will be attending class with an aide, please fill out our contact form. Please also let us know if you have any preferences (seating, vision access, etc).
Class ticket purchases are non-refundable for any reason, however a credit or transfer may be granted if requested 7+ days prior to your scheduled class. For more information on our policies, please visit our FAQ.
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Meet the Teacher
Christin Ortiz has been working in restaurants since she was 19. Most recently Christin ran the food program at Joe Bean Roastery, where she focused the menu on her Latin-American heritage. She loves sharing her passion for food, and wants everyone to be able to cook the food they crave!
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