Immersive, intense, free, week-long workshops connecting food, Jewishness, & modern culture.
Tent: Food LA is a weeklong immersive seminar teaching emerging chefs, restaurateurs and food enthusiasts ages 21-30, how Jewish food has impacted and influenced the culinary scene. Attendees get a unique opportunity to interact with iconic culinary figures, like Susan Feniger and Evan Kleiman.
Workshops will include a seminar by Celebrity Chef Susan Feniger discussing the use of ethnic food as the basis for contemporary cuisine; meeting the innovators of L.A.’s booming food truck revolution; discussing L.A.’s culinary fusion with local food writers; networking with some of L.A.’s top restaurateurs; developing and prepare a re-imagined Passover Seder dinner; and sampling from open-air food markets. This program is led by Leah Hochman, Director of Judaic Studies at USC, and Evan Kleiman, chef and radio host of “Good Food.”