Upcoming Events


The Masters of Social Gastronomy Present: Garlic Mania at the Institute of Culinary Education
The Institute of Culinary Education, 225 Liberty Street, New York, NY
Tuesday, September 12th, 6:30pm-8:30pm
$15 Buy tickets here!

Sarah Lohman and Jonathan Soma are talking about everyone’s favorite pungent ingredient: garlic. Lohman will explore garlic’s connection to xenophobia, and when it finally became cool to be a garlic lover. Meanwhile, Soma will be detailing the science of garlic, from its oft-touted antimicrobial abilities to how roasting tames those intense flavors. The night will also feature a special culinary demonstration by Chef James Briscione, Director of Culinary Research at ICE.


Bourbon Battles!: What the Whiskey Rebellion in Kentucky and the Whiskey Wars In Brooklyn Reveal About Americans
Brooklyn Historical Society, 128 Pierrepont St, Brooklyn, NY
Friday, September 15th, 7:30pm-8:30pm

September is National Bourbon Heritage Month! Join me and Soma for a talk about Brooklyn’s story of bourbon and whiskey–with FREE whiskey samples!


Smart Phone Food Photography
Brooklyn Brainery, Brooklyn, NY
Saturday, September 16th, 3:00-5:00pm
$35. Purchase tickets here.

Even without a DSLR, you can take great food photos. This class talks about the advantages and limitations of smartphone cameras, plus tips for flattering angles, staging, and light. This is a talk and a hands-on demo!


So You Want To Write A Food Blog?

Brooklyn Brainery, Brooklyn, NY
Saturday, September 16th, 10:30am-2:30pm
$60. Purchase tickets here.

Join me for an in-depth, 4-hour workshop that will cover the nuts and bolts of food blogging. We’ll solidify your concept as well as discuss design and how to format a blog post. Then, you’ll start writing your first post and work on taking great food photographs. You’ll get a primer on Photoshop and social media, so you can create a community around your new blog. By the end of our time together, you’ll have launched a WordPress blog, and have a sense of what career paths it could take you down–or how to keep your blog going, just for fun!



To Book a Speaking Engagement with Sarah Lohman, please contact  Sarah directly at: sarah@fourpoundsflour.com


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