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To celebrate the November 5 release of Jubilee: Recipes from Two Centuries of African-American Cooking, award-winning author, community activist and culinary journalist Toni Tipton-Martin announces the launch of the Jubilee! A Celebration of African American Cooking Dinner Series. This series of “talk & eat” dinners are hosted by the James Beard Award-winning journalist and her 501c3 nonprofit, The SANDE Project, with the following goal: “The purpose of this series is to celebrate black excellence in the food industry and to raise awareness by providing experiences that promote African American food history as a means of reducing race prejudice, increasing economic independence, and encouraging good health.”
On Monday, November 18 at from 6:30-9 p.m. at Twisted Soul Cookhouse & Pours in West Midtown, guests will be welcomed for a night of incredible food and meaningful conversation as a part of the Jubilee! Dinner Series.
The menu will feature Jubilee-inspired dishes from Chef Deborah VanTrece, Chef/Owner of Twisted Soul Cookhouse & Pours, and Chef Todd Richards, Culinary Director of Jackmont Hospitality, Chef/Owner of Richards’ Southern Fried and Author of SOUL: A Chef’s Culinary Evolution in 150 Recipes. Tiffanie Barriere, Master Mixologist and “The Drinking Coach,” will develop cocktails and drink pairings for the night, and special guest Fawn Weaver, Founder of Uncle Nearest Premium Whiskey, will speak to her work celebrating the life and legacy of Nearest Green, America’s first African-American Master Distiller and mentor to Jack Daniels.
Tickets are $175 per person (inc. tax & gratuity) and include dinner with cocktail and wine pairings as well as a signed copy of Jubilee: Recipes from Two Centuries of African-American Cooking and The Jemima Code: Two Centuries of African American Cookbooks.
The evening will begin with a welcome reception at 6:30 p.m. with small bites and cocktails, followed by a brief talk by Toni Tipton-Martin, author of Jubilee and The Jemima Code: Two Centuries of African American Cookbooks. Guests will then enjoy a plated appetizer and salad followed by a family-style dinner from Chefs VanTrece and Richards. The evening will conclude with desserts and a cocktail. During the meal, Chef VanTrece, Chef Richards, Barriere and Weaver will introduce their dishes and drinks and speak to the elements of Jubilee they represent.
JUBILEE! A CELEBRATION OF AFRICAN AMERICAN COOKING DINNER SERIES: ATLANTA
WHAT: A “Talk & Eat” Dinner celebrating the release of Toni Tipton-Martin's Jubilee: Recipes from Two Centuries of African-American Cooking
WHEN: Monday, November 18 from 6:30–9 p.m.
WHERE: Twisted Soul Cookhouse & Pours, www.twistedsoulcookhouseandpours.com
WHO: Toni Tipton-Martin, Chef Deborah VanTrece, Chef Todd Richards, Tiffanie Barriere and Fawn Weaver
For more information on the Jubilee! Series and to see additional tour dates, visit www.Facebook.com/JubileeCookbook. Special thanks to Springer Mountain Farms and Anson Mills for their support of the Jubilee! Dinner Series.
The Jubilee! A Celebration of African American Cooking Dinner Series is offered by SANDE, a 501c3 organization founded in 2008 by Tipton-Martin that uses role models, ancestral recipes, and local venues to demonstrate the simple changes families can make that lead to healthier lives and build community. The program will expand the audience SANDE established during Soul Summit: A Conversation of Race, Identity, Power and Food, the first symposium dedicated exclusively to African American Foodways. For more information on SANDE, please visit:
ABOUT THE JUBILEE! DINNER SERIES
The Jubilee! A Celebration of African American Cooking Dinner Series brings the conversation into key cities where a strong black food legacy still impacts communities of color. Dinners will feature classic and modern interpretations of African American foods and beverages created by black chefs, restaurateurs, mixologists, and wine and beverage experts. Talks will challenge thinking about the foods that comprise the traditional African American core diet, the ways those foods (and the people who prepared them) have been characterized by society, the impact of those representations on our communities, the ways food continues to shape economic opportunities and community wellness and what some folks are doing about it. For more information on the Jubilee! Series and to see additional tour dates, visit www.Facebook.com/JubileeCookbook.
ABOUT JUBILEE: RECIPES FROM TWO CENTURIES OF AFRICAN-AMERICAN COOKING
Adapted from historical texts and rare African-American cookbooks, the 125 recipes of Jubilee paint a rich, varied picture of the true history of African-American cooking: a cuisine far beyond soul food. Jubilee has been named one of fall’s best cookbooks by The New York Times, Bon Appétit, Eater, Food & Wine, Kitchn, and Chowhound. Toni Tipton-Martin, the first African-American food editor of a daily American newspaper, is the author of the James Beard Award-winning The Jemima Code, a history of African-American cooking found in–and between–the lines of three centuries’ worth of African-American cookbooks. Tipton-Martin builds on that research in Jubilee, adapting recipes from those historic texts for the modern kitchen. What we find is a world of African-American cuisine–made by enslaved master chefs, free caterers, and black entrepreneurs and culinary stars–that goes far beyond soul food. It’s a cuisine that was developed in the homes of the elite and middle class; that takes inspiration from around the globe; that is a diverse, varied style of cooking that has created much of what we know of as American cuisine. For more information on Jubilee and where to purchase, visit .
ABOUT TONI TIPTON-MARTIN
Toni Tipton-Martin is a culinary journalist and community activist, and author of the James Beard Award-winning The Jemima Code. Her collection of more than 300 African-American cookbooks has been exhibited at the James Beard House, and she has twice been invited to the White House to participate in First Lady Michelle Obama’s programs to raise a healthier generation of kids. Tipton-Martin is a founding member of the Southern Foodways Alliance and Foodways Texas. For more information, visit .
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