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Culinary Historians of NY Season Opener
Park Avenue United Methodist Church
New York, NY
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Culinary Historians of NY Season Opener
Once again, we will launch our season of culinary history programs with an evening of presentations on recent work by CHNY members, including a presentation by the recipient of the 2009 CHNY Scholar's Grant. We'll start promptly at 6:30 with the annual business meeting and election of officers, and the talks will begin at about 7:00. Refreshments will be served.

Featured will be Ellen Schnepel, CHNY Scholar's Grant recipient, talking about her research on "The Cooking of History: Early Travelogues as Gastronomic Adventure," focusing on chocolate. Also speaking will be Rynn Berry, on his new book "Becoming Raw: An Essential Guide to Vegan Raw Food Diets"; Joelle Mahony, on sugar confectionary techniques used during the reigns of Louis XIV, XV and XVI; Renée Marton, on "Rice in Colonial American: The Birth of an Industry"; Laura Weiss, on her new book "Ice Cream: A Global History," and Susan Yager, on her recent book "The Hundred Year Diet: America's Voracious Appetite for Losing Weight."

Location:
Park Avenue United Methodist Church
108 East 86th Street (between Park and Lexington)
New York, NY 10028

Time: 6:30 pm Check-In, Annual Business Meeting | 7:00 pm Presentations

Fee: $40 Non-Members & Guests | $25 lapsed CHNY Members | $22 lapsed CHNY Student & Senior Members

Note: If you renew your CHNY membership or join now this event is free and you do not need to purchase a ticket!

Lapsed Members, Non-Members & Guests: Please buy your tickets here, by Monday, September 20th - click the Begin Order button at the top right

To RSVP for a reservation to be paid at the door, contact Events here, including the title of this event.

For further information about joining CHNY and CHNY programs, see http://culinaryhistoriansny.org/events.html

Save the Date(s):

Tuesday, October 19, "Heirloom Seeds and Heritage Breeds," a panel on how our agriculture history informs the way we eat today, and presentation of the 2010 Amelia Award to Betty Fussell

Thursday, November 11, Joan Nathan, "Quiches, Kugels, and Couscous: In Search of the Food of the Jews of France"

Monday, December 13, Kara Newman and Diana Pittet, "The Spirited Whey: Monastic Traditions in Liqueurs and Cheese"

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Park Avenue United Methodist Church
108 East 86th Street
New York, NY 10028
United States


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Food

Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: No
Wheelchair Accessible: No

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