The Parisian Salon and the Alice B. Toklas Cook Book
In Artisseur's mid-century space reminiscent of a Parisian atelier, discuss the history of the Parisian Salon with museum educator and trained chef Maite Gomez-Rejon of ArtBites, focusing on the informal conversations and flow of ideas found in Gertrude Stein's home during the innovative Belle Époque, and its influence on later generations, including an artist who will share stories of his Parisian life and inspiration. ExploreThe Alice B. Toklas Cook Book, published in 1954 by Stein's partner, as a best-selling cookbook and popular memoir of their vanguard life together. Then, prepare and savor a unique, yet simple, meal inspired by it.
ABOUT ARTISSEUR :
ARTISSEUR is a Los Angeles mid-century modern architectural space with a look to the future drawing inspiration from the past; a concept of social and cultural affinity where art, architecture, nature and community coexist.
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, and the J. Paul Museum; 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 NPRs Splendid Table. She is a regular contributor to the HuffPost, Life & Thyme, and other publications.
Full refunds will be given up to 5 days before the class date. After that no refunds will be issued.
1.5 miles east of Skirball Cultural Center, off of Mulholland Drive
Los Angeles, CA 91403
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|