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Cook & Connect Events PLUS Hear Renowned Chef Michael Solomonov’s Story of Addiction & Recovery
Cook & Connect Virtual Three-Part Series: Join world-renowned culinary experts in a cooking adventure!
Cook & Connect Part One: Koshersoul with Michael W. Twitty:
Sunday, January 10 from 6:30-8:00pm
Join James Beard award-winning culinary historian and Judaic teacher Michael W. Twitty on an exploration of the intersections of his identity as an African American and as an American Jew. Twitty shares the way he uses the table to navigate complicated issues and contemporary challenges of racial inequity and intersectional identity. His cookbook, The Cooking Gene, explores the perspective on our most divisive cultural issue, race, in this memoir of Southern cuisine and food culture that traces his ancestry—both black and white—through food, from Africa to America and slavery to freedom.
Cook & Connect Part Two: Sababa Cooking with Adeena Sussman:
Sunday, February 21 from 10:30am-12:00pm
Join world-renowned chef, Adeena Sussman, as we take a journey into Israeli and Arab cooking traditions. Learn how to make a delicious tahini smoothie, and discuss how food is a creative tool which can speak to our identity and bridge cultural differences. Co-author of 11 cookbooks, Sussman’s three most recent collaborations, including Cravings and Cravings: Hungry For More with Chrissy Teigen, were New York Times bestsellers. Sussman is the author of Sababa: Fresh, Sunny Flavors From My Israeli Kitchen, which was named a Best Fall 2019 cookbook by the New York Times.
Cook & Connect Part Three: Fireside Chat & Cooking Demo with Julia Turshen:
Sunday, March 7 from 6:30-8:00pm
Join award-winning chef Julia Turshen for a fireside chat and marble loaf cooking demo as she takes us through her favorite childhood Jewish
recipes and her quest for equity at the table. Turshen is the bestselling author of critically acclaimed cookbooks including Now & Again, Feed the Resistance, and Small Victories. She hosts the podcast ‘Keep Calm and Cook On.’ She is the founder of Equity At The Table (EATT), an inclusive digital directory of women and non-binary individuals in food.
Story of Addiction & Recovery with Michael Solomonov
Sunday, May 2 from 5:30-7:00pm
Join world-renowned chef and restaurateur Michael Solomonov as he shares his recovery journey with addiction. Then, stay tuned for a panel discussion about addiction featuring Richard Roisman, Caron Board of Trustees member at Caron Treatment Centers, Dr. Tom Scott, Pain Management Specialist, and our Moderator, Colleen Barry, Chair of the Department of Health Policy and Management at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Questions? Contact Dina Horowitz for information.