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Sat, Dec 31


Metro Commissary Kitchen

Tamalada | Authentic Tamale Making Class

Join us for this hands-on culinary class, “Tamalada.” Celebrate the New Year by making tamales with team Eat Drink Washington County. Proceeds benefit the Western Farm Workers Association. We welcome class participants to roll tamales beyond the 12 pm time slot, in support of the fundraiser.

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Tamalada | Authentic Tamale Making Class

Time & Location

Dec 31, 2022, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Metro Commissary Kitchen, 8130 NE Nicholas Ct #15, Hillsboro, OR 97124, USA


About the event

Let's tamale together!...

Tamalada is an all hands on deck tamale making class (10 am - 12 pm) - Participants are encouraged to wrap additional tamales in support of tamale sales benefiting the Western Farm Workers Association (12 - 2 pm).

Join us for this chef guided experience, using Washington County sourced ingredients. Chefs Mary Hatz & Rodrigo Huerta of Comida KIN, and Slow Food Specialist, Charlene Murdock of Foodways at Nana Cardoon will dimenstrate the nixtemalization process in making Oaxacan Green Corn Masa. Together, class participants will learn about the origins of Oaxacan Green Corn and how it's now being grown in Oregon.

Ticket Includes:

-12 chicken tamales prepared in class (cook at home)

-1 pint of rojo or verde salsa (to serve with cooked tamales)

-Tamale Masa & Shredded Chicken Recipe

-Detailed cooking instructions

We encourage tamale class attendees to join the Eat Drink Washington County team in wrapping addional tamales, beyond the 12 pm time slot. Ready to eat tamales will be available for purchase to the public. Proceeds will benefit the Western Farm Workers Association (12-2 pm).

Tamales are a traditional holiday dish — join us in gifting slow food at a community level.


  • 2 hours

    Tamale Class | Fundraiser | Open-House

    8130 NE Nicholas Ct. #15





  • Tamale Class (10am - 12 pm)


    +$1.88 service fee

    Oaxacan Green Corn Tamale Class Includes: -12 scratch made tamales (steam at home) -1 pint of scratch made rojo or verde salsa (serve with tamales) -Demonstration of Nixtamalized Oaxacan Green Corn masa making -Signed tamale recipe -Cooking instructions -Participate in a fundraiser that benefits Western Farm Workers Association. #localuptogether


    +$1.88 service fee

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  • Commissary Kitchen Open-House


    Are you looking for a commercial kitchen space for rent? Join us (12-2 pm) for this FREE OPEN HOUSE at Metro Commissary Kitchen. Food Industry friends are encouraged to visit this beautiful space that's conveniently located off HWY 26. PRICE SHEETS ARE AVAILABLE ON-SITE. Metro Commissary Kitchen: 8130 NE Nicholas Ct. #15 Hillsboro, OR 97124 Are you new to the food industry? - Join Us! Are you considering a future in the food industry and curious? - Join Us! #localuptogether


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