Made In Hackney run a programme of life-enriching masterclasses and workshops led by our team of nutritionists, chefs, foragers, herbalists and food lovers. Our classes reflect Made in Hackney's philosophy of LOCAL, SEASONAL, ORGANIC and 100% PLANT-BASED, delicious food. Our hands-on sessions give you the confidence and knowledge, in a relaxed environment, to incorporate these skills into your life or food business.

Our masterclasses suit all experience levels in a four-hour session, providing skills and techniques to delve into and lots of time to ask questions of your expert teachers.

Our workshops also suit all experience levels, providing a 2.5-3 hour experience that is informative, fun and gives you focused attention on a skill,

Please get in touch to learn about upcoming class dates, or to suggest classes not already listed that you’d like us to see us create.

All masterclass and workshops proceeds fund our programme of FREE courses for marginalised and low-income community groups. So, by attending a class you get a great day of learning AND you’re providing essential funds for us to continue our work with vulnerable community groups.

The programme changes seasonally but previous masterclasses have included: Going Vegan; Nut Cheese; Fermentation; Gourmet Raw Food; Wild Food Cookery; Plant Powered Fitness; Artisan Bread Making; Homemade Cosmetics; Vegan Meats; Gluten-free Baking; Vegan Korean; and many more.

The price includes: All ingredients, Hands-on practical sessions, Tastings in class, Take-home samples (depending on the theme), A delicious, organic, locally-sourced meal for masterclasses (allergies and dietary requirements catered for with notice) and Printed recipes in cooking classes.

Event Refund/Transfer Policy

We require a minimum of 7 days' notice for any cancellations or transfers once you have booked onto a masterclass or workshop to enable us to resell your ticket. You are most welcome to send a friend in your place if need be (let us know) but please understand that as a small charity we are unable to offer last-minute refunds for our events. We rely on ticket sales to fund our free community classes to groups in need.

Our upcoming Masterclasses & Workshops are listed below or see our full calendar for all events.

Our Upcoming Masterclasses & Workshops



Vegan Middle Eastern Brunch

Sunday - 10:00am-2:00pm

Let's celebrate brunch! Join Emel Ernalbant, trained at the Vegan Chef School, in this hands-on class, and get ready for a delectable feast with Armenian, Arabic, Syriac and Kurdish influences, finishing with a good cup of strong black tea...

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Masterclass - Vegan Middle Eastern Brunch



Vegan Fermentation

Saturday - 12:00pm-5:00pm

Fermented foods are on the rise, and rightly so. Not only are they incredibly delicious; but encouraging friendly bacteria in foods has been around for tens of thousands of years so it's actually nothing new...

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Masterclass - Vegan Fermentation



Mindful Mezze Brunch

Saturday - 12:00pm-4:00pm

Join Lifestyle Medicine Coach and Plant-based chef Dr Sunni Patel and Mindfulness Practitioner Rose Eskafi from Still Chill to discover mindful cooking and eating, in our Mindful Eating Mezze Masterclass! In this immersive class, you'll delve into the world of intuitive cooking, guided by the expertise of mindfulness practitioner Rose...

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Masterclass - Mindful Mezze Brunch