Mr. Michael W. Twitty "Dining on a Haunted Plate"
Office for Institutional Diversity
March 18th, 2014. 6PM. Walsh Function Room.
Michael W. Twitty presents "Dining on a Haunted Plate": Becoming a Black Chef in the 18th and 19th Centuries. This presentation demonstrates the history of the cuisine as an extension of the foodways of Africa in early America with emphasis on the cooking techniques, cultural transformation, and flavor principles unique to this translation of Western cuisine by early African American chefs.