Calendar of events

Persian Table

The Pantry, Seattle WA

Saturday, October 7th, 2020, 7:00 to 9:00 pm

Sunday, August 16th, 2020, 7:00 to 9:00 pm


  • Tahchin – Savory saffron rice cake
  • Khoresh Fesenjoon: Chicken in pomegranate and walnut sauce

This is a live, hands-on cooking class held in your kitchen via Zoom. Omid will be teaching you how to prepare each recipe, with a Class Lead supporting you throughout. Class is meant to be as interactive as it would be at our table, and we are keeping class sizes small to help facilitate this. Our online classes are great for groups, so each ticket is for one screen, with recipes designed for four servings. All classes are listed in Pacific Standard Time.

Persian Flavor 2.0

The Book Larder, Seattle WA

Friday, September 18, 2020, 5:00 to 6:30 pm


  • Zeitoon Parvardeh: Persian Olive Tapenade
  • Kuku Sabzi: Fresh herbs Kuku
  • Qhotab: Walnut​ ​turnover​ ​pastry​ ​with​ ​cardamom​ ​and​ ​rose​ ​water

Join Chef Omid Roustaei for a culinary journey through Iran’s unique and rich cuisine. Omid will walk you through some of his favorite Persian dishes and share stories of growing up in Tehran.

Persian Autumn Celebration

PCC Community Markets, Seattle WA

Tuesday, October 6th, 2020, 5:00 to 6:00 pm


  • Khoresh Kadu Halvai – Braised chicken and butternut squash in saffron broth
  • Naan Barbaree  – Crusty Persian flatbread with nigella and sesame seeds

Autumn is a time when Iranians celebrate friendships, in recognition of the season of harvest and thanksgiving. Join Omid and learn to prepare an autumnal Persian menu, experiencing Persian culture in the best possible way — with your taste buds. He’ll demonstrate how to prepare two warming dishes for the fall season: 


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