Events

To Book a Speaking Engagement with Sarah Lohman, please contact Sean Lawton at Collective Speakers. You can reach him at sean@c-ent.com. Download a full list of events I offer here. Or we can build a custom program together. I perform all over the country, and I would love to come to you!

Can you MILK it? The History and Science of PLANT MILKS
Presented by Masters of Social Gastronomy
Caveat, NYC
New York, NY
Monday, September 30, 2019
Doors open at 6:30PM
Tickets here $10 advance, $12 at door
With so many different types of milk out there, you need Sarah and co-host Soma to guide you through the alt-milks in America. From soy to almond to oat and so many in between, Sarah will explain the history of these non-dairy milks and help guide you through a massive milk tasting that is part of the evening.

Non-fiction Book Proposals and the Publishing Process
Brooklyn Brainery (Prospect Heights Brainery)
Brooklyn, NY
Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019
6:30PM – 10:00PM
Tickets $65 Purchase tickets here.
Wherever you are on your path to publishing, join Sarah and author and journalist Brooke Borel for an informative evening about the non-fiction publishing world. In this packed session, Sarah and Brooke will provide guidance on developing your ideas, writing a proposal, finding an agent and much more. This class is for you if you have that dynamite idea for a nonfiction piece and are ready to take the next steps in publishing your work.

Fall Forge & Feast: Blacksmithing and Campfire Cooking Workshop
Cleveland Blacksmithing
Cleveland, OH
Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019
12pm -7pm
$220 – $305
More Info and purchase tickets

Come forge your own campfire tools and cook with them, too! During this hands-on workshop at Cleveland Blacksmithing, you’ll learn the basics of forging iron by making your own outdoor cooking tools. Then, we’ll welcome special guest Sarah Lohman, a culinary historian and outdoor cooking instructor, as we learn to prepare an open-fire meal using the tools you just made. Of course, afterwards, we feast!

Let’s Make Croissant-Doughnuts!
Brooklyn Brainery (Prospect Heights Brainery)
Brooklyn, NY
Fri, Oct. 25, 6:30-8:30pm and Sat. Oct 26, 10am-12pm
Tickets $65
Purchase tickets here.

In this two-day class, we’ll demystify the wildly-successful pastry of a certain bakery! You’ll learn a multitude of skills, including: laminating dough, the key technique to creating croissants, danishes and puff pastry; deep frying, useful for any doughnut; and how to make pastry cream and chocolate ganache. And at the end of our time together, you’ll have a half- dozen crispy treats to share with your loved ones or devour solo!

The World’s Most Terrifying Food Stories
Presented by Masters of Social Gastronomy
Caveat, NYC
New York, NY
Monday, October 28, 2019
Doors open at 6:30PM
Tickets here $10 advance, $12 at door
Embrace the Halloween spirit with MSG as they unpack they myths and histories behind some of our spookiest, slimiest food stories. Sarah investigates the fungus that many scholars believe to be a key player in the Salem Witch Trials, as well as the nasty razor-in-an-apple move. Trick, treat, myth, fact – Sarah and Soma have you covered.

Candy: From Early History to Halloween
Brooklyn Brainery (Prospect Heights Brainery)
Brooklyn, NY
Tuesday, Oct. 29, 6:30-7:45pm
Tickets $15
Purchase tickets here.

In this class, we’ll cover a brief world history of candy, from the botanic roots of sugar cane, to the first processed confections from the Middle East, to the magical candy medicines of medieval Europe. Then, we’ll sort out the origins of Halloween, along with modern myths like the “razor blade in the apple.”

Food of the Dead: A History of Funeral Food
Brooklyn Brainery (Prospect Heights Brainery)
Brooklyn, NY
Tuesday, Oct. 29, 8:30-10:00pm
Tickets $15
Purchase tickets here.

In this talk we’ll look at the culinary traditions surrounding funerals throughout American history, and we’ll taste beer from Midas’s tomb, funeral cakes, and Mormon funeral potatoes.

Writing Recipes
Literary Cleveland (at Larder Delicatessen and Bakery)
Cleveland, Ohio
Saturday, Nov. 17, 3:30-5:30
More info and tickets here.

Join food writer Sarah Lohman for a class that looks at the history and evolution of the written recipe before diving into recipe composition. We’ll analyze the  introduction, format, weights and measurements, common writing mistakes, the importance of descriptive language, and the process of recipe testing.

Thanksgiving PIES
Presented by Masters of Social Gastronomy
Caveat, NYC
New York, NY
Monday, November 25, 2019
Doors open at 6:30PM
Get tickets here $10 advance, $12 at door
‘Tis the season for pie-making, and Sarah leaves no stone unturned as she explains our surprisingly complex grocery store apple culture. It would not be a Thanksgiving pie-themed talk without a deep dive into pumpkin spice, so rest assured that this gourd has some stage time, as well. Finally, the evening concludes with a pie-eating contest on stage with a grand prize and bragging rights at stake!

Dry January
Presented by Masters of Social Gastronomy
Caveat, NYC
New York, NY
Monday, January 27, 2020
Doors open at 6:30PM
Tickets $10 advance, $12 at door
If you or someone you know has embraced sober January, come raise an alcohol-free glass to their (or your) endeavor during this temperance-themed talk. Sarah will discuss the Temperance movement and provide some new, zesty drink recipes for your dry month, and Soma will explore the science behind alcohol-free spirits.