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Culinary Arts Programs

Lecture/Seminar
Friday, October 9, 2020 - 6:00 p.m. ET

Join Food and Wine magazine’s 2019 Sommelier of the Year Erik Segelbaum in an enjoyable interactive workshop series designed to boost the wine IQ of both novices and seasoned aficionados. He dives into the worlds of French and Italian wine, covering four regions whose output is world-renowned—and you follow along with an at-home tasting kit. This workshop focuses on Northern Italy wine regions.

Lecture/Seminar
Wednesday, October 21, 2020 - 6:45 p.m. ET

The James Beard Award-winning team behind Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street organization believes that with no more than six ingredients on hand and less than an hour of prep time, anyone can create an amazing dinner. Join him as he chats about Milk Street’s new book, Cookish: Throw It Together, a guide to cooking without reinventing the wheel.

Lecture/Seminar
Thursday, October 29, 2020 - 6:45 p.m. ET

In a conversation moderated by Jamila Robinson, food editor for the Philadelphia Inquirer, chef and author Marcus Samuelsson discusses how Black cooking has always been more than soul food, with flavors that can be traced to the African continent, the Caribbean, across the United States, and beyond.

Lecture/Seminar
Friday, October 30, 2020 - 6:00 p.m. ET

Join Food & Wine magazine’s 2019 Sommelier of the Year, Erik Segelbaum, in an enjoyable interactive workshop designed to boost the wine IQ of both novices and seasoned aficionados.

Lecture/Seminar
Sunday, November 8, 2020 - 3:00 p.m. ET

Memorable autobiographies are powerful evocations not just of a person, but a time and place, vividly transporting us inside the world of another to experience life as they did. Documentary filmmaker and writer Sara Lukinson looks at the remarkable life of Julia Child.

Lecture/Seminar
Wednesday, November 18, 2020 - 6:45 p.m. ET

Historian Allen Pietrobon explores American food culture since 1850 and how, throughout American history, food has been a battleground where culture, ethnicity, race, and identity clash.