To celebrate the launch of a new cookbook focused on the global, humanitarian component of food called Share: The Cookbook That Celebrates Our Common Humanity, join author Lauri Pastrone at the Riggs Distributing Culinary Arts Center on Thursday August 8th. The book, which was inspired by the stories of Women for Women, an international organization that helps women survivors of war and conflict, will donate all the proceeds to the organization. Meryl Streep wrote the foreword, and the recipes include offerings from humanitarians and chefs alike, including Alice Waters, René Redzepi, Aung San Suu Kyi, Nelson Mandela, and Judi Dench.
The event includes food prepared from recipes in the book, cocktails, and beer and wine from the nations represented in the book. It goes from 6pm-8:30pm and tickets are $150 before July 25th and $175 after. 1755 Rollins Rd. at Guittard, Burlingame.
Thursday Aug 8, 2013 6pm-8:30pm $150 before July 25th, $175 after Riggs Distributing Culinary Arts Center 1755 Rollins Rd. at Guittard, Burlingame