Leafy Greens for Hedonists

Friday, February 23, 2024 6:00pm to 9:30pm
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3674 18th St.
San Francisco, CA 94110
United States
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A hands-on in-person cooking class culminating in a dinner served with wine and beer. This class is limited to 12 students. Review our registration and cancellation policies here


Eating greens doesn’t mean trading health for flavor and pleasure. Deliciousness and well-being can and do co-exist. In this class we are turning cabbage into a superstar, chicories into celebrities and chard into royalty. 

With her signature flair for inventive but still approachable flavors, Marie will guide you through multiple leafy greens recipes that you will actually want to eat. Preparations that are straightforward to execute and will definitely make their way into your weekly rotation. Come hungry and get ready to start craving your daily dose of greens.



Mixed Chicories Panzanella

Miso Butter Bean Stew with Cabbage

Mixed Greens Savory Pancakes with Chimichurri

Farro and Kale Salad with Pomegranate Molasses and Pecans


This menu contains the following common allergens: Egg, Soy, Tree Nuts, Dairy, Wheat. If you have allergies or dietary restrictions that concern your ability to cook along, please e-mail info@18reasons.org before purchasing a ticket.

Let’s Cook Together! 



Marie Brennan is a vegetable enthusiast, keen fermenter and an avid traveler. Her explorations are fueled by the desire to find her next pantry staple and learn yet another way to use onions. Her culinary focus is vegetarian, Californian cuisine that is imbued with global flavors. Her classes are known for their healthyish and punchy flavors as well as her non-dogmatic and enthusiastic approach to food. 

Marie graduated from the University of Wisconsin with a degree in Dietetics and in 2014 moved to the Bay Area to attend culinary arts school. She stayed for the produce and the sunshine. Marie lives in Berkeley California and works as an educator, consultant, private chef and recipe developer. You can learn more about Marie at www.hedonistinmoderation.com

Photo credit: Marie Brennan