Opa! Healthy Greek Cooking with Chef Christina Xenos
Apr
27
2:00 PM14:00

Opa! Healthy Greek Cooking with Chef Christina Xenos

Greek food, the product of a highly localized yet globally recognized culinary culture, is closely associated with the good life. On Saturday, April 27, at LA's Pacific Food & Beverage Museum, Chef Christina Xenos will prepare dishes and sign copies from her book: Opa! The Healthy Greek Cookbook.

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Baking the Fruit: Decadent Desserts with Jackie Bruchez
May
4
2:00 PM14:00

Baking the Fruit: Decadent Desserts with Jackie Bruchez

On Saturday, May 4, at LA's Pacific Food & Beverage Museum, join Jackie Bruchez, aka The Seaside Baker, for a lesson in how to make fruit the star of your culinary show. After the program, enjoy samples of Jackie's work, prepared with fresh fare from Melissa's Produce, while she signs copies of her new book.

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Eating Green: A Guide to Spring Produce with Melissa's & PacFAB
May
11
2:00 PM14:00

Eating Green: A Guide to Spring Produce with Melissa's & PacFAB

On Saturday, May 11, at LA's Pacific Food & Beverage Museum, produce expert Robert Schueller, Director of Public Relations at Melissa's Produce, and PacFAB Director Tracey Mitchell present a culinary show and tell, cooking demo, and tasting, featuring examples of spring's bounty from Melissa's Produce.

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The Spirit of Sagamore: Maryland Rye Whiskies with Brian Treacy
May
14
7:00 PM19:00

The Spirit of Sagamore: Maryland Rye Whiskies with Brian Treacy

On Tuesday, May 14, at Hollywood's Lost Property Bar & Kitchen, join The Museum of the American Cocktail in welcoming Sagamore Spirit President Brian Treacy for a complimentary tasting of his proprietary straight rye whiskies—including Sagamore Port Finish, named "World's Best Rye Whiskey" at the 2019 San Francisco World Spirit Competition—plus a special surprise or two. 

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Gin's Italian Roots: A Malfy Renaissance with Jean-Marie Manning
May
18
2:00 PM14:00

Gin's Italian Roots: A Malfy Renaissance with Jean-Marie Manning

On Saturday, May 18, taste all four—and hear the story of gin's Italian birth and global growth—when Biggar & Leith's Jean-Marie Manning visits LA's Pacific Food & Beverage Museum for an afternoon of gin discovery and tasting. After the program, enjoy snacks courtesy PacFAB Director Tracey Mitchell and featuring fresh fare from Melissa's Produce.

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Big Top Cake Competition 2019
Jun
22
11:00 AM11:00

Big Top Cake Competition 2019

The Southern Food & Beverage Museum, Delgado Community College, and John E Koerner & Co., Inc., present the fourth annual New Orleans Big Top Cake & Pastry Competition and Bakery Carnival! Bakers compete for the best decorated cake and most delicious pastries in New Orleans, while the public gets to enjoy the delicious fruits of their labor and vote for their favorites!

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Beer Before Bread: Brewing Civilization with Charles Wolschon
Apr
20
2:00 PM14:00

Beer Before Bread: Brewing Civilization with Charles Wolschon

The "beer before bread" theory holds that civilization owes its existence to brewing rather than farming. But does it hold water? Yes! On Saturday, April 20, at LA's Pacific Food & Beverage Museum, join Charles Wolschon for the fascinating story of beer and taste some of its finest examples from around the world.

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Feasting Passover: A Kosher Wine & Whisk(e)y Dinner with Chef Alain Cohen
Apr
15
7:00 PM19:00

Feasting Passover: A Kosher Wine & Whisk(e)y Dinner with Chef Alain Cohen

On Monday, April 15, join the Pacific Food & Beverage Museum (PacFAB) at LA's critically-acclaimed Harissa Restaurant for a Passover-style feast prepared by Chef Alain Cohen, the Tunisia-born and Paris-raised owner of Harissa. The menu features classic Pesach dishes drawn from both the Sephardic and Ashkenazic traditions

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More Than Matzo: Cooking for Passover with Rabbi Kevin Bemel
Apr
14
2:00 PM14:00

More Than Matzo: Cooking for Passover with Rabbi Kevin Bemel

On Sunday, April 14, at LA's Pacific Food & Beverage Museum, join Rabbi Kevin Bemel as he answers age-old kosher culinary questions, including: "Does it have to be Manischewitz?," "What was matzo really like?," and "Why gefilte fish?" After the program, enjoy several Passover dishes and a selection of Kosher wines.

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9,000 Years of Drinking in China: An Evening on Ming River with Derek Sandhaus in San Francisco
Apr
10
5:00 PM17:00

9,000 Years of Drinking in China: An Evening on Ming River with Derek Sandhaus in San Francisco

On Wednesday, April 10, at The Sea Star, in San Francisco's Dogpatch neighborhood, join The Museum of the American Cocktail, and celebrated author Derek Sandhaus for a liquid seminar on Chinese spirits, and learn how, for more than 9,000 years, alcohol has shaped, and been shaped by, Chinese culture.

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Diving Crater Lake: Oregon Whiskeys & More with Lee Farrell
Apr
2
7:00 PM19:00

Diving Crater Lake: Oregon Whiskeys & More with Lee Farrell

Crater Lake Spirits is approaching a quarter century of distilling award-winning spirits, including whiskeys, vodkas, and gins. On Tuesday, April 2, join California Brand Manager Lee Farrell and The Museum of the American Cocktail at Hollywood's Lost Property Bar & Kitchen for a complimentary tasting of Crater Lake's acclaimed spirits.

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Food GPS: Navigating the LA Restaurant Landscape with Josh Lurie
Mar
23
2:00 PM14:00

Food GPS: Navigating the LA Restaurant Landscape with Josh Lurie

The Southern California dining scene is uniquely diverse and can feel like a culinary labyrinth, even to avowed foodies. On Saturday, March 23, visit LA's Pacific Food & Beverage Museum and learn how food journalist Josh Lurie, Founder of Food GPS, goes about navigating the regional restaurant landscape.

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