An Introduction to Fungi with Detroit Mushroom Company

Jun 30th

frame (summer school)
An Introduction to Fungi
Detroit Mushroom Company
the open-air tent @ frame


Welcome kids to the Kingdom of Fungi. A wild, fascinating place where we not only seek out getting our hands in the dirt but actively reward it. On our mission to learn about everything between the kitchen and bar we’ve decided to take a step backward to zero in our latest obsession; mushrooms.

The fungi have a place in nearly all of our favorite cuisines and are still so commonly misunderstood.
Falling in love is much like a mushroom, you never know if it’s the real thing until it’s too late.

To help protect us from heartbreak (and keep our bellies full), we welcome Detroit Mushroom Company, an organic growing facility born in 2013 out of entirely recycled and reclaimed materials.

In our two hours together we will study the common + unique varieties of shrooms we encounter in the culinary sphere as well as break down the process of growing our very own fungi. Hint: you’ll go home with your very own mushroom starter kit ~ getting you halfway to growing at home! And of course, eat some rather lovely mushroom dishes coming out of the frame kitchen…

Each workstation will be socially distanced and adhere to our response plan that includes every measure of protocol on workplace infection-control practice and health and safety training.

Wednesday, June 30th
6:30pm, outside on the patio @ frame
$70 per person + tax and service fee
Each workshop is limited to 20 guests

A two-hour hands-on mushroom education and tasting experience with Detroit Mushroom Company and a mushroom starter kit to take home!

++ a-la-carte beer, wine ++ frame cocktails

Add on more “Grow Your Own Lion’s Mane Mushroom Kits” to share your new knowledge with your friends!

frame summer school maker aprons!
Our unisex (100% cotton (80% upcycled) frame summer-school bib-aprons are eco-friendly, top-performing and so stylish you’ll want to wear them all class and at-home from shroom growing!  Cross-back straps distribute weight with eyelets to prevent straps from falling over the shoulders; three large pockets; one small pocket, and a utility loop to hang items. Ideal for makers of all kinds!
Dimensions: 30″ x 33”.

Rain Date Options:
In the chance Mother Nature doesn’t cooperate on the evening of your frame workshop, we will have socially distanced indoor frame seating for this workshop.

Pre-Covid canceled frame tickets:
If you have a frame credit that you would like to use for this experience please email us here and we will happily honor your credit. We greatly appreciate your patience and understanding as we re-schedule with each chef and maker during these tricky times.

Covid Protocols at frame
Please know that our response plan includes every measure of the protocol on workplace infection-control practice and health and safety training for both dine-in and carry-out. Masks are required when entering frame and walking around the building but can be taken off once seated for your workshop.

Private Events under the tent @ frame
the open-air tent @ frame is available for private buyouts!  We’d be honored to host your summer entertaining, as we assume by now….you’re all sick of cooking and cleaning. Please reach out to us HERE

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What is Frame?

Tucked quietly behind FRAMEbar, frame is a revolving creative hub, home to a carefully curated programs of chef residencies and all round awesome experiences. 

Chef residencies, Sunday at Nonna’s Dinners, rap battles, art workshops, live acoustic sessions, cocktail pairings,  you name it… explore your interests, hone your skills, master a new art craft. meet new friends, share a meal. drink cocktails.  No two days here are ever the same. Seasonal, locally sourced and above all delicious, we’ve built our reputation on the food and drink we serve at frame.

We also partner up with a variety of brands on events of all different shapes and sizes, offering up top-notch food and drink and creative in-house production. frame can seat up to 50 guests dining or 80 guests, theater-style.

What are people saying?


“Tried out frame as part of the ‘grandma’s basement series’ with Chef James (Mabel Gray) and Chef John (Grey Ghost). Our Italian Family Dinner was delicious! Enjoyed every course (which kept coming). Best meatballs I’ve ever had!! Love the idea of home Cookin with a little flare, shared Family style with strangers. A wonderful evening!”

What are people saying?

Mark Kurlyandchik, Detroit Free Press

“The vibe at the Frame dinners also reflected the personalities of the chefs, who were able to interact with guests and offer stories about their food memories while cooking rustic dishes without the same expectations that come with their respective restaurants. The food was predictably great and unpretentious, but the series also highlighted the growing importance of personality and storytelling to the modern dining experience.”

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Hazel Park, MI 48030