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[CLAC_Events] This Sunday from 2-5 PM: Food for Thought, featuring celebrity chef Maneet Chauhan at Crossroads Theatre

Carlos Fernandez cafernan at echo.rutgers.edu
Tue Sep 10 10:01:26 EDT 2013


Middlesex County Cultural and Heritage Commission in association with Rutgers University Center for Latino Arts and Culture and Paul Robeson Cultural Center

present

Food for Thought
A program celebrating the history and culinary traditions
of the people of New Jersey

Lecture and Demonstration featuring Maneet Chauhan
Celebrity chef, cookbook author and judge on Food Network

Sunday, September 15, 2013, 2:00- 5:00 pm
Crossroads Theatre
7 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick

Offered Free of Charge

Food for Thought is an oral history project of the Middlesex County Cultural and Heritage Commission. It documents and celebrates the lives, culinary traditions and rituals that tell the history of the diverse communities in New Jersey through the commonality of food. This gathering will recognize the many people that have participated in this project by sharing their life stories and food memories with us. They represent Africa, Asia, Europe, and North and South Americas. lt will also provide an opportunity to learn about food as it relates to culture, history, health, and industry. Program will include culinary exhibits and education materials.

Maneet Chauhan is a James Beard Award Winning Chef and judge of Food Network's hit show Chopped. Born in India, she received her training from India's Welcomgroup Graduate School of Hotel Administration and the Culinary Institute of America in New York. She has been a restaurateur in
Chicago, New York and now in Nashville. The various venues where Ms. Chauhan has provided her culinary skills include Guggenheim Museum, ABC's show The View and Indiaspora Inaugural Ball for President Barack Obama. She is the author of Flavors of My World: A Culinary Tour Through 25 Countries.

Featured exhibitors:  Fresh Grocers,  Robert Wood Johnson Fitness & Wellness Center, New Brunswick Community Food Alliance,  Elijah's Promise, New Brunswick 4-H, and Middlesex County Master Gardeners.

For more information and to register for this FREE program, please call 732.745.4489. Persons with hearing disabilities may dial 732.745.3888 (TTY users only) or 711, the New Jersey Relay System.

Crossroads Theatre is ADA compliant and Assistive Listening services will be available. Parking is in the nearby vicinity and a map of parking locations will be mailed upon request.

Funded in part by:

Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders
Middlesex County Cultural and Heritage Commission
New Jersey Historical Commission, a division of the Department of State
New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts

Crossroads Theatre has been made available through the generosity of
Johnson & Johnson, Inc. and the New Brunswick Cultural Center
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