Tenaya offers workshops and collaborates with private clients on cookbooks and food-and-drink based projects.


Cheese 101 - a private tasting with hand-selected cheeses and pairings. Guided, customizable, intended to be lively.

Wine + Cheese - a guided experience of 5 cheeses, usually with a theme. BYO

Beer + Cheese - a guided experience of 5 cheeses, usually with a theme. BYO 

Cocktails + Cheese - a multi-course cheese experience with recommended recipes for drink pairings. BYO


Food Writing 101 - Includes 4 tastings, 3 exercises, writing tips + an overview.

Writing for Consumers - a food writing class for those in the food industry. Covers blogging, social media, writing tips, and success stories.

Niche Blogging- great for a small group interested in refining ideas, developing a vision board, and penning a first post.

Private clients

Cookbook proposals - assistance with any of the following: brainstorming, idea refinement, proposal writing, research, final steps, coaching.

Recipe development - customized dairy-centric or spirits-oriented recipes or pairings. Experience with large clients.


Professional writing - assistance with bios, resumés, product info sheets, labels, and training material.

Editing - book or proposal editing. Referrals provided upon request.


contact: tenayadarlington@gmail.com