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Free Community Tamale Making

October 29, 2023 @ 12:00 pm 3:00 pm

Date: Sunday, October 29th
 12:00 – 3:00 PM
Total Sessions:
 Gerardo Diaz
Location: Rotary Kitchen
 All Ages
Skill Level:
 All Skill Levels
Sliding Scale:
Financial Aid Availabl
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About the class

Learn how to make delicious tamales from scratch with Gerardo Diaz!

Tamales are a traditional dish from Mexico and Central America, made of corn dough filled with meat, cheese, vegetables, or fruits, and wrapped in corn husks or banana leaves. They are steamed and served with salsa, sour cream, or other sauces.

In this workshop, you will learn how to prepare the dough, the fillings, and the wrapping for tamales. You will also get to taste different varieties of tamales and take home some recipes. This workshop is suitable for all ages and skill levels, and it is free of charge!

When you register for a class, you’ll be offered three price tiers. The middle tier comes closest to what our registration fees used to be, and covers about 50% of the full cost of your participation in the class – with the other 50% covered by community donations. The first tier creates accessibility for people with limited income, while the third tier covers the full cost of participation – so that we can use community donations to support other people’s registration costs. When you choose to register at the third tier, you directly help support the Center’s efforts to remove financial barriers for others.

The Sonoma Community Center (the Center) strives to create an inclusive, safe community where everyone is treated with dignity and respect. The Center is committed to creating such an environment because it brings out the fullest potential in each of us, which, in turn, contributes directly to creating a community of belonging. In order to ensure a positive, safe, and welcoming experience for everyone, all program participants are asked to abide by the following policies, community agreements, and restorative safety protocol.

About the instructor

Gerardo Diaz


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