Press release patricia wells event final
Published on: Mar 4, 2016
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Media Contact: Nell Funk, Owner Now We’re Cookin’ 1601 Payne Street Evanston, IL 60201 847.570.4140 Info@nwcookin.comFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Now We’re Cookin’ and The Book Cellar Present: ‘A Taste of Truffles’ with Chef Patricia Wells on Nov. 21 Wells will appear in Evanston for a cooking demonstration, tasting, and book signing of her newest cookbook: “Simply Truffles”Evanston, IL: Take advantage of a unique opportunity to see a personal cooking demonstration byPatricia Wells, celebrated author and renowned cooking school teacher, as she shares the secretsbehind the mysterious black truffle. This evening offers foodies, Francophiles and everyone who lovesFrench cooking a wealth of truffle lore and some tasty treats – perfect for connoisseurs and novicesalike. Join us at Now We’re Cookin’, Evanston’s vibrant culinary service center, for a preview of hernew book, and a chance to sample some wonderful delicacies paired with the perfect wine.Afterwards, she will be available to sign copies of her cookbooks, including her most recent one –Simply Truffles.“We are honored to host this legendary Chef,” says Now We’re Cookin’ Culinary Director MaryMcMahon. “It is intriguing to see how she explores this magnificent delicacy!” Drawing upon twentyfive years of hands-on research in Provence, the modern world’s capital of the black truffle, Patriciaoffers a unique perspective on how to capture the truffle’s exceptional and complex flavor. The 18th-century French gastronome Brillat-Savarin called black truffles "the diamond of the kitchen". “This evening isa rare opportunity to interact directly with the leading American authority on French food. She willshare her knowledge of truffles, menu suggestions and wine pairings – perfect timing for holidayfeasts with friends and family!” says Now We’re Cookin’ Owner/Chef Nell Funk.The “Taste of Truffles” will take place at the Now We’re Cookin’ kitchens at 1601 Payne Street,Evanston. Tickets to this unique and educational event are limited, so make reservations early.Details:When: Monday, November 21, 2011 6:30 – 9:00 pmTickets: $60 ticket includes Demonstration, Tasting, Book Signing and wine. Simply Truffles and other books on hand for purchase & signing RESERVATIONS REQUIRED: log on to http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/204928
Location: Now We’re Cookin’ 1601 Payne Street Evanston, IL 60201 847-570-4140 Free street and lot parking is availableAbout Patricia Wells: www.patriciawells.comPatricia Wells is a journalist, author, and teacher who runs a popular cooking school in Paris and Provence. Simply Trufflesis her thirteenth book. She won the James Beard Award for The Provence Cookbook, Patricia Wells at Home in Provence,and Simply French. The French government has honored her as a Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et de Lettres, recognizingher contribution to French culture. A former New York Times reporter, she is the only foreigner and only woman to serveas restaurant critic for a major French publication, L’Express. For more than twenty-five years she was the globalrestaurant critic for the International Herald Tribune.About Now We’re Cookin’: www.nwcookin.comNow We’re Cookin’ is the premier culinary center for Chicago and the North Shore suburbs, specializing in interactivecooking classes and corporate / private events. With their professional demonstration studio, Now We’re Cookin’ providesa warm and fun environment for people to learn, promote and celebrate the culinary arts. In addition to culinary education, Now We’re Cookin’ supports culinary entrepreneurship by operating a food businessincubator in its state-of-the-art commercial kitchens. Great small food businesses thrive in the collaborative environmentwith assistance from the experienced staff.About The Book Cellar: www.bookcellarinc.comThe Book Cellar is an independently owned, community-oriented bookstore located in the heart of Lincoln Square,Chicago, offering a wide selection of titles, and committed to connecting readers with books theyll love. We welcome youto browse the shelves, check out our staff recommendations, attend one of our many book events, or stop by our cafe forwine, beer, sandwiches, and pastries. We are proud to continue the tradition of independent bookselling and look forwardto your visit.