Tiny Bites & Wine! Keena's California Soul™ Tasting Salon at Kitchener
Saturday, April 20, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM (PDT)
Keena’s Kitchen Catering & Event Services presents.....
Tiny Bites & Wine - A Tasting Salon
in collaboration with Kitchener, Oakland
Saturday, April 20th at 6:30 PM
Oakland native, Chef Ikeena Reed tantalizes your taste buds with her up-played organic versions of Soul Food classics! With a holistic approach to cooking, she elevates and restores this representation of the culture to it's sustainable roots giving you a look into her own unique experience and background.
Come and sample her delicious mini interpretations of Bourbon Glazed Pork Belly, House Made Chicken Andouille Sausage Gumbo and Lil' Po Boy Sandwiches with a cool and Crispy Slaw! Savor the fresh flavors of her unique California Soul Cuisine™ as she gives you a sampling of her seasonal preparations including mini vegetarian Soups, specialty Salads, creative appetizers and a few sweet surprises paired with some of the region's best local wines!
She'll be cooking up an Omnivore's paradise--a delight for meat lovers and veggie enthusiasts alike!
As an activist with a core focus in food justice and fair access to real foods, Chef Ikeena truly embodies the spirit of community building and it is in that spirit that this event will employ a "pay what you can" ticket cost. She prepares her dishes with a lot of care using high end, very fresh and hand crafted ingredients--the suggested minimum is $20. Please note that you will need to register multiple persons seperately as the system does not lend to allowing you to select a quantity.
Come and experience the pleasure of the creative blend of Southern Roots, local California produce and sustainable meats! You won't want to miss it!
If I am unable to come to the event, can I make a donation?
You are most welcome to make an event donation to support our efforts or purchase tickets for someone else.
Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?
You must be 21 years or over to attend and provide valid iD to enter.
What should I wear to the event?
No tee-shirts or sneakers please. Cocktail party attire is encouraged.
What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
19th Street BART is three city blocks away from the space.
There is off-street parking on sevral blocks around the space and paid
parking in the lot at the Broadway YMCA.
What can/can't I bring to the event?
Please turn your cell phones to vibrate or off.
Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Contact the organizer at (510) 842-6849 or the email button above and on the right.
Is my registration/ticket transferrable?
Tickets are non-transferrable, have no cash value and cannot be combined with other offers.
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
Please try to bring your tickets with you for tally purposes.
We will have your registered names on the list at the door.
What is the refund policy?
This is event is a "pay what you can" format by donation only and there are no refunds.
When & Where
Keena's Kitchen Catering & Event Service
Operating out of Oakland, Keena's Kitchen is a holistic Soul Food catering company that seeks to transform the image of Soul Food by bringing to light that Soul Food isSlow Food; and by it's very nature is organic, local and sustainable. We bring each of these elements, from the farmland to the plate and remain conscious of our client's health in the preparation process.
While the cuisine offered at Keena’s Kitchen is rooted in a Louisiana Creole style we have managed to bring a sweet California twist to our menus; creating our trademark cuisine, Keena’s California Soul Cuisine™. This blend of vibrant California produce, dairy and meats matched with Creole based techniques produces a colorful array of fresh, seasonal meals--a tasty, elegant marriage of California cuisine and Southern Soul Food yielding holistic specialty dishes inspired by a profuse variety of Pan-African and Californian approaches to cooking.
Keena’s Kitchen is committed to nurturing the minds, bodies and spirits of our community by using the best possible ingredients—supporting farmers, our environment, the humane treatment of animals and a host of small specialty food artisans. We believe in food justice for all communities and “the people’s” fair access to fresh, real foods.