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Wraps, Salads and Sandwiches w/ Chef Naliaka

  • Fit4Dance 778 Nostrand Brooklyn, NY 11216 USA (map)

Recipes: BBQ Tempeh Sandwiches
               Kale Caesar Salad
               Vegetable Nori Rolls

In this hands on workshop we will be learning some knife skills and creating wraps, sandwiches and salads that are extremely nutritious and easy to make! We will learn how to make dressings as well as prepare wraps that can be used as meals throughout the week, quick dinners, and/or lunches! This class will be hands on and absolutely delicious! You will be working in groups with a set of recipes to create the dishes we will all share.


Naliaka is a Miami native who currently resides in Brooklyn, NY. She moved to NYC to complete her Master's in Interactive Technology at NYU in order to give young people a way to tell their stories powerfully using new technologies. With a passion for education and empowerment, she now works as an educator with various NYC organizations and non-profits. In addition to her work as an educator, she is an overall artist who focuses on dance, media, and storytelling. She also has a passion for fitness and nutrition and has been working with adults and children for the past five years in the fitness industry. Outside of the gym and the classroom, she work as a Chef Assistant at the Natural Gourmet Institute and organizes many events around food justice, healthy eating, and plant based cooking. The focus of her food is health supportive, comfort soul food.  She runs an active meetup group called NYC Vegans of Color where she organizes several monthly events geared toward creating community around people of color and plant based eating. Additionally, in an effort to expand messages around plant based eating and community, she has started a company called The Black Theory, a travel company that creates vacation experiences for groups of travelers through a plant-based lens. Events include local trips, day parties, weekend getaways, international travel, vegan neighborhood tours, and cooking classes. Her goal is eventually connect folks of color around the globe through plant based food and travel.