A Persian Feast
Explore the rich history of Middle Eastern art and gastronomy from antiquity through the Middle Ages to today as seen through the Metropolitan Museum of Art's collection with Maite Gomez-Rejon of ArtBites. Then, as a group, head to a professional mid-town kitchen to prepare a contemporary Persian feast fit for a royalty.
Maite Gomez-Rejon has a BFA from the University of Texas at Austin, an MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and a Grande Diplome from the French Culinary Institute in New York City. Since 1995 Maite has worked in the education departments of such renowned museums as the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Museum of Modern Art, Brooklyn Museum of Art, LACMA and the Getty Villa; and has worked as a private chef and caterer. In 2007, Maite founded ArtBites, art and culinary history combined with hands-on cooking instruction, which she teaches at museums across the country. Maite has been a guest on the Today Show, featured in Food & Wine magazine and interviewed on NPR's Splendid Table.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art (View)
1000 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10028
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