JEREMIAH TOWER: THE LAST MAGNIFICENT comes to New Orleans

Chef Jeremiah Tower: photo from TastingTable.comWho the eff is Jeremiah Tower?

Click on the video to find out a little more on who he is and about Jeremiah Tower: THE LAST MAGNIFICENT.

jeremiah-tower-the-last-magnificentThe Southern Food & Beverage Museum (SoFAB) is pleased to present a very special screening of “Jeremiah Tower: The Last Magnificent.

The film, executive produced by Anthony Bourdain, and directed by Lydia Tenaglia is a character exploration of one of the most controversial, outrageous and influential figures in the history of American gastronomy. He is acclaimed as the father of the American culinary revolution. Author of numerous award-winning cookbooks, Tower, a heralded chef and New York Times best-selling author of Table Manners: How to Behave in the Modern World and Why Bother, launched a journey of self-discovery after mysteriously disappearing and closing his landmark San Francisco restaurant Stars – the birthplace of New American cuisine. Tower was named as a James Beard Foundation Chef of the Year.

After the screening, guests will have the opportunity to participate in a Q&A, and then meet Chef Tower who’ll sign copies of his new book which will be available for purchase that evening.

WHEN and WHERE: The screening and meet and greet reception will take place Monday, February 6, 2017 at 6:45PM at the Peoples Health New Orleans Jazz Market located at 1436 Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard, New Orleans.

Doors will open at 6:30PM with welcoming remarks from James Beard award winning Chef/Restaurateur John Besh and Shaya Chef de Cuisine Zachary Engel beginning at 6:45 PM. The film will show at 7PM. Following the Q&A, guests are invited next door to SoFAB for a private meet & greet reception with Chef Tower.

Advance tickets are priced at $20 for SoFAB members and $25 for non-members. Culinary student tickets are priced at $15 with a valid student ID. For more information and to purchase tickets please visit https://natfab.org/events/2017/1/3/jeremiah-tower-the-last-magnificent.

 

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