“Cooking by the Book: Celebrity Chefs, Cookbookery, and the Changing Landscape of American Cuisine” (VIA ZOOM)
Date(s) - Tuesday, May 19
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday, May 19th at 6:30 PM: Join Food Historian Sarah Wassberg-Johnson as we explore the history of celebrity chefs and their impact on the history of cuisine!
Join food historian Sarah Wassberg Johnson for a journey through America’s cuisine as told by cookbooks. Along the way we’ll meet celebrity chefs obscure and familiar from all over the country and across the decades. Spanning the late 18th century to the present, Wassberg Johnson discusses how cookbooks reflected and influenced changes in home cooking in the United States.
Sarah Wassberg Johnson is The Food Historian – author, speaker, educator, podcaster, and blogger on all things related to food history. A frequent interviewee of journalists looking for historical context, she was featured in all three episodes of The History Channel mini series, “The Food That Built America.” She has published in New York History journal and the Agricultural History journal and is currently finalizing edits on her book, “Preserve or Perish: Food in New York State during the Great War, 1916-1919,” under contract with SUNY Press.
Sarah is a frequent lecturer for libraries, museums, and historical societies.
This program will be conducted using Zoom. For information on using Zoom click here. We will email you a link to the Zoom on the day of the program.
Bookings are closed for this event.