Les Dames d’Escoffier Philadelphia Presents Philly Soul-Food Scene, a virtual 3-part series from slavery in kitchens to 2021 pop-ups and urban farmers.
Topics include geographic origins, agricultural influences, food injustices, and culinary achievements, focusing on the role of Black women in creating and nurturing the legacy that evolved into modern soul cuisine in Philadelphia.
Wednesday, February 17th
Philly Soul-Food Past: Tales of the Southern Table
Wednesday, February 24th
Philly Soul-Food Present: Soul of the Plate: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at the Table
Wednesday, March 3rd
Philly Soul-Food Future: Sustainability, Health, and Urban Farming
Each 90-minute session runs from 6pm-7:30pm and includes talks, a cooking demo, and a panel discussion.
Speakers and chefs include Kelley Fanto Deetz, Valerie Erwin, Leni Sorensen, Alethia Erwin, Barbie Marshall, Delilah Winder, Laquanda Dobson, Nana Wilmot, Jamila Robinson, Lauren Swann, Angela Brown, Tia McDonald, Samantha Johnson, Stephanie Willis, and Lari Robling.
Learn more about the speakers and chefs here.
Proceeds from this Les Dames d’Escoffier Philadelphia event will be placed in our scholarship and philanthropy fund.
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