Fin to Fin: A Zero Waste Cooking Workshop

Join us at Crafted Kitchen on May 30th for 'Fin to Fin', a zero waste cooking workshop. In simple and easy steps, Chef Michelle Lainez will teach you how to prepare a creative, delicious and balanced meal without throwing anything away. She’ll show you how to fillet a whole salmon. using a variety of techniques and give you tips for using the entire fish. She will also demonstrate zero waste side dishes including sautéed beet greens and carrot top pesto.

Zero waste cooking takes lesser-used parts of produce and proteins and turns them into the stars of a recipe.

Join us for a cooking demo, tasters and wine.

Tickets required: $5.00 (includes a glass of wine and tasters)

Crafted Kitchen Opens Doors in Arts District

LA Downtown News
by Eddie Kim

The biggest obstacle for budding chefs, restaurateurs and small food business owners is trying to find space to produce their goods without breaking the budget with high rents.

Sometimes a chef wants to test out a menu for a future restaurant. Other times it’s someone who wants to scale up out of a home business, but isn’t ready for a brick-and-mortar shop.

The Arts District’s new shared kitchen facility Crafted Kitchen aims to provide an in-between, with a variety of spaces available to rent for various lengths of time...

“We are small food business advocates,” Crafted Kitchen owner Cindi Thompson said in a prepared statement. “With Crafted Kitchen we’re creating something greater than simply a place for food production. We’re using this platform to champion the potential of our local culinary entrepreneurs, and we’re doing it together.”  

A few early tenants at Crafted Kitchen include Pasadena’s popular Mama Musubi, luxe catering service Taste of Pace, and rising chef Ted Montoya’s Calo Provisions.

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