Boost Your Olive Oil IQ

Taste a variety of olive oils and learn about how they’re made, used, and sometimes mislabeled.


Join three local olive oil experts—Roberta Klugman, Nancy Ash, and Kathryn Tomajan—for an interactive workshop and tasting. Sample five oils paired with foods that enhance and highlight various flavors. Learn about methods for growing and production, and hear recommendations on the selection, use, and storage of oils. Workshop leaders will dive into the important issue of fraud and mislabeling of imported olive oils and steps being taken to manage this problem. Cost: $60 payable by cash or check at the door, or email Willow ( to learn about work-trade opportunities. Proceeds benefit Slow Food East Bay. Info and registration: here

Olive Oil: An Interactive Workshop & Tasting
Saturday April 1, 2:30–5:00pm
Port Kitchens 
344 20th St, Oakland  

Photo courtesy of Slow Food East Bay.