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Professional Series # 2 - Food & Fiction
Wednesday, April 5, 2006 - AIWF New York (NY)
Time: 06:30 pm to 08:30 pm
Member Price: $15.00
Guest Price: $15.00
Chair: AIWF NY Chapter
Venue: New York City College of Technology
Address: 300 Jay Street, Brooklyn
Phone: 718-229-6565
Email: aiwf@beardallis.com

AIWF Professional Series

Let AIWF NY chapter help you solve the mysteries and challenges of the culinary industry and job market.  The AIWF-NY is offering you a wonderful opportunity to attend a series of career oriented educational and fun workshops.  At each workshop, industry professionals will lead a dynamic and informative discussion on hot and timely topics.  Discussions will touch on finding a job, career alternatives and culinary education and many more.   Whether you are just entering the industry, or a seasoned professional, the workshops will offer something for everyone.  The format for the workshop is a panel of 3-5 hospitality professionals who discuss and answer questions about industry and career related topics. Its an informative workshop and your opportunity to meet the industry leaders in a friendly and intimate environment.  Dont miss out on this opportunity to advance your career!

WORKSHOP #2 Food & Fiction

Food is as fascinating and diverse as the people it sustains, and every corner of the globe has a fascinating story to tell.  Food and its preparation are central to our lives, memories, myths and rites of passage.  It is no wonder that authors from Chaucer to Waugh, Petronius to Pessoa have dedicated so much ink to the role of food in our lives, and even our deaths.  Join us for an evening of readings and discussions from several New York area writers as they talk about food and fiction in their lives and writings. 

Date:             Wednesday, April 5, 2006

Time:             6:30pm to 8:30pm

Where:          New York City College of Technology, HM Department, Namm 215                     Janet Leftler Dining Room

Address:       300 Jay Street, Brooklyn, NY

Site Telephone:   718.260.5630

Transportation:   A, C, & F Trains to Jay Street or 2, 3, 4 & 5 Trains to Borough Hall

Panelists:             

  • Kate Christensen, Author of The Epicures Lament and In the Drink
  • Paulette Licitra, Chef, Author & Editor of Alimentum, the Literature of Food
  • Tim Stark, Author and Owner of Eckland Farms
  • Professor Fred Kaufman, Professor of English, CUNY

Tickets:    

FREE! AIWF-Student members & students who join at registration time (Student ID required).  $15 per person AIWF members & guests

Reservations:          

Tel: 718-229-6565 Visit: www.aiwf.org

Cancellation Policy:   

Reservations may be canceled without penalty up to 5 business days in advance.