Saturday, August 13, 2011

PAST: TALK: Chefs Diana Kennedy & Jose Andres! Part of the America Eats Series at the National Archives THURS, Sept 15th, 7:00pm, Free

A Conversation with Diana Kennedy and Jose Andres
as part of the America Eats Series at the National Archives
Thursday, September 15th

"Acclaimed as the Julia Child of Mexican cooking, for more than 50 years, Diana Kennedy has brought Mexican cuisine to the world and taught generations of American as well as Mexican cooks how to prepare and savor the delicious, subtle, and varied tastes of Mexico. In celebration of Hispanic American Heritage Month, Kennedy and José Andrés, Chief Culinary Adviser for "What's Cooking, Uncle Sam?," will discuss Mexican food and its far-reaching effects on American cuisine. "

Seating will be limited, and on a first-come, first-serve basis, and no reservations will be accepted. Free tickets will be distributed at the Special Events entrance beginning at 6:00pm. Guests must be present to receive a ticket. Theater doors will open at 6:30pm.

A book signing of Oaxaca al Gusto will follow.

In addition, in honor of Diana Kennedy’s visit to Washington and Mexican Independence Day (September 16th), Chef Andrés’ acclaimed Mexican restaurant, Oyamel will feature a special menu inspired by Kennedy’s award-winning cookbook for a limited time, September 12th to September 18th. Additionally, those who attend the talk at the National Archives on the 15th can enjoy complimentary sopes from Oyamel when they present their program to the restaurant.

William G. McGowan Theater
7th & Constitution Ave, NW
Metro: Archives - Navy Memorial

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