This page lists public events at Moonlight Kitchens and other events of interest to local-food junkies. If you want to see when the kitchens are available for reservations, please visit our kitchen calendars page.

Apr
30
Sun
Beltane Potluck Dinner @ Moonlight Kitchens
Apr 30 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Please join Moonlight Kitchens in celebrating another cross-quarter day, BELTANE, with a potluck dinner.

5-7pm on Sunday April 30th at 1951 Kensington Ave.
Bring something “green” to share, and whatever you prefer to drink. We’ll exchange information & stories about farming, gardening, and growing in Western MT, and give thanks & encouragement to the folks who provide our food.

Call 406.926.2720 with questions.

May
2
Tue
Food Biz Boot Camp @ Moonlight Kitchens
May 2 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Food Biz Boot Camp

aka How to Start a Small Food Business in Missoula

Learn the ins and outs of creating your own specialty food business. The series will feature panels and professionals experienced in financing, fabrication, labeling, distribution, marketing, equipment, local food networks, sales, and, of course, the Missoula County Health Dept.

Six sessions on Tuesday evenings 6pm–8pm April 18th thru May 23rd.

Course is limited to 12 people
$100/student – pre-registration required by April 16th.

Your reservation fee is non-refundable. Your reservation, however, is transferable. You must make those arrangements yourself and let us know. If the class fills, we will have a Waiting List and will try to help you connect with those folks.

Read on for more details, and to sign up (the class is full, check back next year)

May
9
Tue
Food Biz Boot Camp @ Moonlight Kitchens
May 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Food Biz Boot Camp

aka How to Start a Small Food Business in Missoula

Learn the ins and outs of creating your own specialty food business. The series will feature panels and professionals experienced in financing, fabrication, labeling, distribution, marketing, equipment, local food networks, sales, and, of course, the Missoula County Health Dept.

Six sessions on Tuesday evenings 6pm–8pm April 18th thru May 23rd.

Course is limited to 12 people
$100/student – pre-registration required by April 16th.

Your reservation fee is non-refundable. Your reservation, however, is transferable. You must make those arrangements yourself and let us know. If the class fills, we will have a Waiting List and will try to help you connect with those folks.

Read on for more details, and to sign up (the class is full, check back next year)

May
16
Tue
Food Biz Boot Camp @ Moonlight Kitchens
May 16 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Food Biz Boot Camp

aka How to Start a Small Food Business in Missoula

Learn the ins and outs of creating your own specialty food business. The series will feature panels and professionals experienced in financing, fabrication, labeling, distribution, marketing, equipment, local food networks, sales, and, of course, the Missoula County Health Dept.

Six sessions on Tuesday evenings 6pm–8pm April 18th thru May 23rd.

Course is limited to 12 people
$100/student – pre-registration required by April 16th.

Your reservation fee is non-refundable. Your reservation, however, is transferable. You must make those arrangements yourself and let us know. If the class fills, we will have a Waiting List and will try to help you connect with those folks.

Read on for more details, and to sign up (the class is full, check back next year)

May
23
Tue
Food Biz Boot Camp @ Moonlight Kitchens
May 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Food Biz Boot Camp

aka How to Start a Small Food Business in Missoula

Learn the ins and outs of creating your own specialty food business. The series will feature panels and professionals experienced in financing, fabrication, labeling, distribution, marketing, equipment, local food networks, sales, and, of course, the Missoula County Health Dept.

Six sessions on Tuesday evenings 6pm–8pm April 18th thru May 23rd.

Course is limited to 12 people
$100/student – pre-registration required by April 16th.

Your reservation fee is non-refundable. Your reservation, however, is transferable. You must make those arrangements yourself and let us know. If the class fills, we will have a Waiting List and will try to help you connect with those folks.

Read on for more details, and to sign up (the class is full, check back next year)

May
24
Wed
Drawn to Food @ Moonlight Kitchens
May 24 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Experience what you eat with all five senses!

A sketching and illustration class taught by Bethann Garramon Merkle.

Nov
11
Sat
Wine Tasting Dinner @ Moonlight Kitchens
Nov 11 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

As part of Missoula Feast Week, Moonlight Kitchens is offering A Multi-course Traditional Italian Dinner prepared by Crave Catering with select paired wines for each course presented by Wine Guy Mike.

Limited to 14 people – $50 per person

A percentage of profits will go to the Community Food & Agriculture Coalition (CFAC).

This will be the FIRST in a series of Tasting Dinners to be offered this winter which will include foods such as cheese, chocolate, tea, and olive oils.

Dec
14
Thu
The Chocolate Lovers’ Dinner @ Moonlight Kitchens
Dec 14 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

We are constructing a meal with chocolate in every course.

Menu for the Chocolate-Lovers’ Dinner:   *BYOB

Sparkling water with chocolate-dipped fruit

Spinach-Pear Salad with chocolate vinaigrette

Chicken en mole with rice (house-made mole sauce)

Roasted root veg with chocolate glaze

Pumpkin/ricotta chocolate ravioli

Chocolate mousse and/or hot chocolate-tasting & coffee (decaf)

$50 per person, limited to 14.

Book online or call 406.926.2720 to reserve your seats.

Jan
14
Sun
The Elegant Vegetarian – a Tasting Dinner @ Moonlight Kitchens
Jan 14 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Come join us for a lovely mid-winter Tasting Dinner at Moonlight Kitchens.

Menu for the Elegant Vegetarian Dinner:   *BYOB

  • Potato/Leek Soup (Vichyssoise)
  • Fresh & Marinated Veg Salad (Salad Nicoise)
  • Potato Nests w/ Cream Veg Filling
  • Roasted Root Veg w/ BBQ glaze
  • Mashed-Potato Chocolate Truffles (w/ decaf)

$60 per person, limited to 14.

Book online or call 406.926.2720 to reserve your seats.

Feb
3
Sat
Groundhog Day Potluck Dinner @ Moonlight Kitchens
Feb 3 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Please join Moonlight Kitchens in celebrating another cross-quarter day, IMBOLC (otherwise known as Groundhog Day), with a potluck dinner.

Bring something “green” to share, to celebrate spring. We’ll exchange information & stories about farming, gardening, and growing in Western MT, and give thanks & encouragement to the folks who provide our food.

Call 406.926.2720 with questions.