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Culinary Arts Programs

Buone Feste: How Italy Celebrates Christmas

Fred Plotkin, an expert on everything Italian, celebrates the festivities, food, and secular and religious traditions that make Christmas in Italy a magical month-long experience.

Date of event
Monday, December 9, 2019 - 6:45 p.m.

Putting It All on the Table: Women on Food

Charlotte Druckman's new book Women on Food reflects the voices and experiences of more than 100 food industry professionals from chefs to critics. She sits down with chef and television personality Carla Hall for a conversation about some of the topics these women covered, from gender bias in the workplace to professional underrepresentation to mastering the art of failing.

Date of event
Wednesday, December 11, 2019 - 6:45 p.m.

Bryan and Michael Voltaggio on the Flavors of the Chesapeake

Chefs Bryan and Michael Voltaggio recently launched their third restaurant together, named Estuary in the spirit of the Chesapeake Bay. Join them as the brothers discuss their journey from their hometown of Frederick, Maryland, to “Top Chef” fame, how they created the menu at Estuary, and what it’s like to cook with family.

Date of event
Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 6:45 p.m.

The Day Prohibition Began: Thirteen Awful Years of the Noble Experiment

Prohibition in America began on January 16, 1920, after a century of agitation by the temperance movement to create a dry, sober nation. On the centennial of the start of the national booze ban, join author and historian Garrett Peck on a cocktail-driven journey through the nation’s not-so-dry past.

Date of event
Thursday, January 16, 2020 - 6:45 p.m.