After school programs for youth at Minneapolis Public Schools locations
Promoting families healthy growth and development through education, support and community building.
Adult Enrichment Academics
Adult Enrichment Health, Wellness & Safety
Adult Enrichment Writing
Adult Enrichment Yoga & Mind-Body Practices
Spend quality time with your child learning and playing together. Parent discussion will examine topics through the lens of fatherhood. Explore the joys and challenges of being a dad.
ECFE Summer 2020 Offerings
An opportunity to provide a culturally and linguistically specific ECFE experience to families from Afghanistan.
An opportunity to provide a culturally and linguistically specific ECFE experience to families from India.
Here's your chance to spend some uninterrupted time together participating in toddler-friendly activities that support growth and development.
Join us at Khâluna for a personal tour of Asia with Chef Ann Ahmed at the helm. In this immersive dining experience and cooking demonstration, guests will have the opportunity to explore the taste, smell, and style of food reminiscent of SE Asia; a culinary adventure transporting guests across oceans and continents alike. This experience will feature a 3-course menu composed of five small plates, five entrees, and three desserts that will be shared family style at the table, emblematic of the dining style most popular in SE Asia. Chef Ann will also be leading a cooking demonstration of one of the entrees and sharing her chef tips and tricks as well as her own personal culinary journey. We can’t wait to welcome you into the kitchen! Includes dinner and gratuity. (Additional beverages are available to purchase directly from the restaurant). NOTE: Ann is nominated for James Beard Award - Best Chef Midwest.
Khâluna is located at 4000 Lyndale Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55409
If event is full, please enroll for the waitlist. We will contact you if a space becomes available.
“In the Lao language, it’s a simple translation meaning “please” but it comes from the Buddhist teaching which means compassion”
The patterns embedded around the border of our logo were designed by Chicago-based Laotian artist Chantala Kommanivanh. The Lao Sinh is a traditional skirt that symbolizes the Laotian culture and ethnicity, which was the inspiration for the border.
Khâluna has a resort atmosphere that will transport you to across the ocean with it’s colorful array of food that will satisfy all of your vacation cravings. It is Chef Ann’s goal to have a little something for everyone in the neighborhood, with Khâluna and The Shop at Khâluna acting as a bridge between Minneapolis and the regions of Southeast Asia.
Chef Ann believes in fair trade, and it is her goal fill her shop with curated goods from her home country of Laos, highlighting and supporting artisans by procuring market goods at a fair, viable wage-supporting price. In addition to housing hand-crafted goods, The Shop will also be used as a Private Dining Space and features a state-of-the-art cooking studio in which Chef Ann will lead cooking classes and demonstrations.
Chef Ann is excited to embark upon this journey and hopes to have the opportunity to take you along with her.
Chef Ann Ahmed
Full - waiting list