American History (After Hours): The French Chef, American Style
Monday, March 16, 6-8:30pm
Warner Bros. Theater, National Museum of American History
What happened after America mastered French cooking? Starting in the late 1960s, food luminaries such as Julia Child and her editor Judith Jones began to look toward their own country for inspiration. Join Alex Prud'homme (co-author with Julia Child of My Life in France), food historian Sara Franklin, and Smithsonian food curator Paula Johnson as they discuss the renewal of American food culture after The French Chef. After the talk, enjoy delicious food and drinks and explore Julia Child's Kitchen as part of the exhibition FOOD: Transforming the American Table 1950-2000.
Buy your tickets for The French Chef, American Style.
$40 tickets include 2 drinks (wine, beer, or cider) and food inspired by period cookbooks edited by Judith Jones.
And don't miss American History (After Hours) in 2015
Join us in 2015 for new evening program series at the National Museum of American History mixing intriguing historical topics, modern-day approaches, and delicious food and drinks. Cheers to history!
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