In the spirit of the Mesa Komal name, we seek to create community and foster conversation and connections through the kitchen.  Here you will find an overview of the opportunities to share a meal or learn a new recipe at Mesa Komal. All events support the work of Conexión Américas.

Mezcla: Mix and Master Cooking Class

Join us in our Mesa Komal kitchen for a cooking class and culinary adventure.  Highlighting the cuisine from a particular country, it will be an intimate opportunity to learn about the chef’s culture while enjoying some typical music and food.  You will experience new ingredients and unique recipes through the process of creating a fabulous dinner.  Proceeds support the work of Conexión Américas.


Past: Spark the grill June 30, 2017

Learn how to cook a great menu, grilling, baking and enjoying beer!
Enjoy the evening learning Filipino – American cuisine from appetizer to dessert in this hands on cooking class with Filipina Chef Christa Fausto.
Surprise your friends and family next 4th of July with a unique FIlipino twist in some traditional American favorites, and enjoy your creations after the cooking class.
For beginners to experts.
Limited seating.

For more information please call
615-320-5152 or email rosa.martha@conexionamericas.org



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Past: Master the art of Sushi  March 17, 2017

Get your tickets here


Enjoy an evening with Chef Kazuhira Hishida.

You will learn different types of sushi, elaboration and Japanese rituals around food.

This is a hands on cooking class where you will enjoy good company and learn new cooking skills.

Space is limited.

For more information call or email Rosa Martha 615-835-2509 rosa.martha@conexionamericas.org


Fri, March 17, 2017

6:00 PM – 8:30 PM CDT


Conexión Américas’ Mesa Komal Kitchen

2195 Nolensville Pike

Nashville, TN 37211


Past: 2016 The Art of Ramen

May 6 // with Chef Kazuhira Hishida,  Master Top Chef // Tickets $ 40 here – SOLD OUT!



Past: 2016 Beer & BBQ Crafting 

March 11 // with Chef Zack Jenkins, co-owner of Electric Sliders // Tickets $40 here


Have an idea for an event involving delicious food and international culture?

Let us know! Our team is working on plans for more cooking classes,  guest speakers and other fun gatherings to allow you to engage with a new culture through your taste buds.  If you would like to teach a cooking class or help plan these events, please email Rosa Martha Mulanax ,  our Kitchen Manager.

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To rent space for a non-kitchen event at Casa Azafrán, please send an email to Anna Kaelin Tucker, the Event Coordinator, to request information and schedule a tour of the space.