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Book Group: Coming to My Senses: The Making of a Counterculture Cook, by Alice Waters
December 7, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Slow Food Russian River Book Group will be discussing Coming to My Senses: The Making of a Counterculture Cook, by Alice Waters, with Cristina Mueller & Bob Carrau. (Clarkson Potter, 2017)
About Alice Waters
Alice Waters was born on April, 28, 1944, in Chatham, New Jersey. She graduated from the University of California at Berkeley in 1967 with a degree in French cultural studies before training at the International Montessori School in London. Her daughter, Fanny, was born in 1983.Chez Panisse Restaurant opened in 1971, serving a single fixed-price menu that changed daily. The set menu format remains at the heart of Alice’s’ philosophy of serving the most delicious organic products only when they are in season. Over the course of three decades, Chez Panisse has developed a network of local farmers and ranchers whose dedication to sustainable agriculture assures Chez Panisse a steady supply of pure and fresh ingredients.In 1996, in celebration of the restaurant’s twenty-fifth anniversary, Alice created the Chez Panisse Foundation. The Edible Schoolyard at Berkeley’s Martin Luther King Jr Middle School is the foundation’s primary beneficiary. More…
The Book Group is open to anyone who can read, loves cooking a dish, and likes a good conversation.The Book Group meets the first Thursday of the month, 7 – 9pm in Sebastopol. It’s a convivial dinner. Please bring a dish for four and a beverage.
To RSVP email the Book Group at firstname.lastname@example.org. You will receive the address of the private location in Sebastopol Town.
To be a member of the Book Group you don’t need to be a member of Slow Food, although – of course – we hope that with time you will become one.