News from Open Table


Open Table is excited to announce that a couple of former students–who are now accomplished chefs–plan to continue teaching classes starting soon! If you’re interested in sending a housekeeper to cook and learn with them, please get in touch at and we’ll let you know about the calendar and menus.

Open Table is also excited to let you know that a cookbook we’ve been working on for the past two years is finally in print! It features stories and recipes from 30 of Nairobi’s most beloved restaurants, from Chowpaty to Sushi Soo to Purdy Arms and many others. If you’re interested in ordering it (it’s $30 USD), send a message to

Happy cooking,



October 26 – 28 Menus

With the arrival of the rainy season, this week’s menus feature lots of comfort food for cool weather: homemade bread, comforting pastas, and rich, delicious desserts.

Wednesday, October 26th (9:00 am – 12:30 pm): Chicken Cacciatore, Baguettes, Deviled Eggs, Caramel Brownies

Thursday, October 27th (9:00 am – 12:30 pm): Duck Confit + Mushroom Sauce, Homemade Bowtie Pasta, Strawberry Salad, Salted Caramels

Friday, October 28th (9:00 am – 12:30 pm): Egg Salad on Honey Oat Sandwich Bread, Roasted Beet & Goat Cheese Salad, Granola Parfaits

Click here to sign up for a class–all are welcome!

What’s Cooking?

Wondering what we’re making at Open Table this week? Glad you asked!

Wednesday, October 19th: Ethiopian! (injera, shiro, spicy lentils, grilled green beans & beets) + toasted coconut cake

Thursday, October 20th: Mashujaa Day–no class

Friday, October 21st: Spinach & mushroom lasagna, focaccia bread, caprese salad, no-bake chocolate cookies

If you want to join (or send your housekeeper), sign up here!