The Southern Food & Beverage Museum hosts a book signing and cooking demonstration by Jamie DeMent, proprietor/owner of Piedmont restaurant in Durham, North Carolina. Her first cookbook The Farmhouse Chef: Recipes & Stories from My Carolina Farm (The University of North Carolina Press) was recently published.
This event is presented in partnership with the John & Bonnie Boyd Hospitality & Culinary Library and is free with museum admission. Those who purchase a copy of The Farmhouse Chef in the SoFAB Pantry will receive 1 complimentary admission per book. The program begins at 1 PM in the Rouses Culinary Innovation Center by Jenn-Air, samples are first come first serve.
About the Author
DeMent was recently included in North Carolina’s “40 Under 40” list and was named one of the top business women in the state in 2016. Raised in Eastern North Carolina, DeMent-farmer, home cook, restaurateur, entrepreneur, teacher and local food advocate–has devoted her life to cultivating and championing sustainable foodways. Together, she and partner Richard Holcomb own Coon Rock Farm, a diverse,55-acre organic family farm in Hillsborough, NC.