‘Sacred Kitchen

Global Soul Food

Celebrating The Universal  Language Of Food


About Chef Jesse

Jesse is a leadership facilitator and chef with almost 20 years of experience leading teams in the joyful art of making beautiful deliciousness. Jesse is a seasoned facilitator, leadership coach, and start up entrepreneur who is passionate about supporting people’s personal growth. At the intersection of these worlds of food and interpersonal development lives Sacred Kitchen, a place where preparing and sharing food are the key ingredients for creating powerful connections and beautiful relationships.


Jesse cares deeply about social justice and he is passionate about creating a felt sense of welcome for all people. Jesse lives in Oakland, loves to dance, and is the father of a 4th grader, Elijah.

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What We Do

Come Cook with Us!

  • Take your culinary skills to the next level.

  • Make amazing food from all of the world.

  • Have dinner with awesome humans. 

Online Team Building

From Iron Chef Style Competitions to group cooking classes we have the recipe for creating connection and delight for your WFH Team.

Virtual and In-person Events

Looking for something exquisite, utterly unique or large scale? Let's talk about your retreat, festival or bespoke celebration 


Our Testimonials

Cooking is all about people. Food is maybe the only universal thing that really has the power to bring everyone together. No matter what culture, everywhere around the world, people get together to eat.

-Guy Fieri


Upcoming Classes

  • Mar 05, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM PST
    Via Zoom
    Fundraiser event for Alight: Pedacito de la Tierra project. Co-host Victoria Silva joins us as we make Ceviche, Homemade Tortillas, and Pico de Gallo. We will also play a round of Trivia and discuss the science behind our menu. We hope you and a friend will join us!

Plan Your Virtual Event

I offer a complimentary 30-minute event consultation to people who are wanting to have an unique, inspiring, and delicious event.


Social Impact Projects

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