Hey DC, add this to your calendar for next week!
What: America I AM Pass It Down Cookbook, a community cookbook with over 130 recipes and personal reflections from everyday people around the country, Book Signing with renowned author Chef Jeff Henderson.
Who: Chef Jeff Henderson, named the first African American Chef de Cuisine at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas and executive chef at Café Bellagio. He hosted The Chef Jeff Project, a docu-reality TV series; and is the author of the New York Times bestseller Cooked and Chef Jeff Cooks.
Where: Howard University Bookstore
2225 Georgia Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20059
Howard University Bookstore: 202.238.2640
Date: Wednesday, February 2, 2011
Chef Jeff Henderson joins media visionary, Tavis Smiley to launch America I AM Pass It Down Cookbook, ($16.95, ISBN: 978-1-4019-3135-3, February 2011) co-edited with award winning journalist and chef, Ramin Ganeshram.
Henderson, a culinary superstar, fascinated by the diverse roots and rich family traditions of African American down-home recipes, joined broadcaster Tavis Smiley, the creative force behind the award-winning America I AM: The African American Imprint exhibit to edit The America I AM Pass It Down Cookbook. This community cookbook includes over 130 recipes and personal reflections from everyday people around the country who passed down their recipes and memories. These recipes underscore why soul-filled dishes endure from generation to generation in African American households.
For more information about the America I AM Pass It Down Cookbook book signing with author Chef Jeff Henderson at the Howard University Bookstore call the Howard University Bookstore at 202.238.2640. For more information about the America I AM: The African American Imprint exhibit visit http://www.americaiam.org.
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