Stop by the CUESA Classroom for a cooking demo featuring the seasonal bounty of the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market.
Kana Azhari is the Executive Chef at Healing Kitchen. Chef Azhari is a Bay Area native; Born and raised in Oakland and South Berkeley. She’s passionate about sharing her love for healthy food and lifestyle with her community. She specializes in Afro-Vegan Plant-Based Cuisine. As a vegan herself for over 11 years and self- taught vegetarian since the age of eight, she has a wealth of knowledge and experience when it comes to plant-based living in the Bay Area and beyond. Her culinary inspirations are Raw Vegan Cuisine, Jamaican Ital, coconut curries, West African stews, New Afrikan Soul Food, East African collard greens, plantain, kale, cayenne, Bay Area farm fresh produce, and her mother’s original Southern-inspired cooking style. She believes that good food/ healthy food is the prefect way to achieve open communication and to create positive change. Kana is a La Cocina SF Entrepreneur, former Urban Farmer, and UC Santa Cruz Agroecology Alumni. Outside of the kitchen, Kana offers private consultations, meal planning, and workshops on the benefits of plant-based diet and lifestyle. She is currently working on her first book; a 101 guide to transitioning to a plant-based diet and loving it
All demos take place in the CUESA Classroom (under the tents in front of the Ferry Building) and are free to the public, with recipes and samples for all.