TENT: FOOD LA

Immersive, intense, free, week-long workshops for anyone, ages 21 to 30, who’s curious about the connections between Jewishness and modern culture.

March 16-22, 2014 Los Angeles

A week-long seminar for people who love food and its history hosted by the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles.
 APPLY BY November 24, 2013

If required, lodging will be provided; most meals will be provided. Participants are responsible for their own transportation to and from Los Angeles.For more information about this workshop, email Tent@skirball.org.

Tent: Food LA will inspire participants to simultaneously consider Jewish food’s effect on American cuisine, and how Jewish food has been transformed in America. The program is designed for emerging chefs, food writers, and foodie-entrepreneurs. Discover the Jewish take on ethical practices in the food industry. Hear advice from experts on how to further your career in food writing, catering, or the restaurant business. Experience Los Angeles’ amazing array of culinary talents who are reinventing ethnic cuisine for the 21st century. Talks will focus on the history of Ashkenazi, Sephardi, and Mizrahi Jewish food, exclusion versus fusion in the ethnic food world, and the experiences of working in a professional kitchen.

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