Shaman in the Kitchen

Stewart Blackburn

November 4, 2012 - November 7, 2012

Shaman in the KitchenPreparing and eating wonderful food is delightful enough, but what if we took things to another level?

The Shaman in the Kitchen is a workshop that explores the uses of food and the eating experience to expand our creativity and our ability to craft our lives to our liking.

In this workshop we will prepare a number of wonderful dishes that take us into several realms simultaneously.

Through the workshop we will explore:

  • Food and Ritual
  • Food in Sympathetic Magic
  • Food and the Manifestation Process, and
  • Food as Pathway to Deeper Spiritual Connection.

Some of the dishes we will prepare will be savory and sweet Soufflés, Chinese Hot Pot, and the Spanish stew called Zarzuela.

Join local shaman, author, and professional chef Stewart Blackburn in this unique culinary adventure!

Held during the Puna Culinary Festival, you will have plenty of time to explore other classes, farm and market tours, and adventures. Shaman in the Kitchen will take place over 4 consecutive afternoons, November 4th through 7th inclusive, from 2-5PM.

About the Facilitator(s)

Stewart BlackburnStewart Blackburn has been a chef for over 30 years, working in boutique gourmet restaurants, catering, manufacturing gourmet specialty foods and food consulting. He holds a Masters Degree in Food Science from the University of Maine. He has also been practicing shamanism for over 20 years.

Stewart is a senior teacher with Aloha International and has been teaching the Huna Healing Circle at Kalani for the last four years. He often refers to himself as a Shaman of Pleasure and is currently finishing up a book called The Skills of Pleasure.


Workshop Fees

Kalani is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) charity. Your stay here supports our educational mission, preservation of ancient Hawaiian cultural sites, and the development of a model sustainable community.

Shaman in the Kitchen is a featured workshop held during the Puna Culinary Festival. Tuition for Shaman in the Kitchen is $120 + $20 food/materials (kama'aina rate available.)

Tuition does not include food or lodging. Take advantage of our

special discounted package rates for the Puna Culinary Festival by clicking this link