Syrian Refugee Led Cooking Class

Date: October 8, 2017Time: 12:00 pm
Location:  Show map Tucson Jewish Community Center
3800 E River Road
Tucson, AZ
Contact: Barbara FenigPhone: 520-299-3000Website:
In this four-week class, Chef Shahd will teach you to make Syrian delicacies as well as a sampling of her signature recipes. Chef Shahd’s single-session cooking classes at The J have been featured on Tucson’s own Fox 11 News and AZPM’s Arizona Spotlight. Co-hosted with the International Rescue Committee in Tucson. The recipes will be kosher and vegetarian.
Instructor: Chef Shahd
$70/ $65 members drop-in class
$220/ $200 members for four classes
Demonstration Kitchen
Sunday, September 17: Syrian Salads
Shahd will teach you how to make her signature Syrian vegetable salad; a healthy potato salad; tabbouleh; and fattoush salad.
Sunday, September 24: Syrian Appetizers
Learn to create Syrian appetizers, including mutabal,a beet and eggplant dish; ful medamas, a fava bean dish; and baba ganoush.
Sunday, October 1: Syrian Specialties
Shahd will share her favorite recipes for oozy, a Syrian stuffed bread; kubah dabeh, a vegetarian croquette; taziki sauce; and yalange, a Syrian vegetable casserole.
Sunday, October 8: Syrian Desserts
Shahd will lead a lesson on Syrian desserts, including baklava; atayif, Syrian pancakes; and kunafeh, a pastry made from pistachios.
Price : $65-$70