Patricia Wells in conversation with Bill Daley, Chicago Tribune
Dégustation with Café des Architectes Chef Biggers
Online Registration closed! Please call (312) 337-1070 for more information.
|Friday, October 25, 2013|
|54 W. Chicago Avenue|
|$10 members/$20 non-members|
Please note that attendees of the Federation of Alliances Francaises USA national conference in Chicago, may attend at the members' rate.
Patricia Wells has lived in Paris since January 1980 and now runs a popular cooking school - At Home with Patricia Wells - in Paris and Provence with her husband, Walter.
La Grande dame des foodies is the author of 14 books, beginning in 1984 with the publication of the landmark The Food Lover's Guide to Paris, now available as an app for smart phones. Her cookbook, Simply French, introduced chef Joël Robuchon to the world and captured the James Beard award for Best European Cookbook.
Chef Biggers hails from Alabama. While attending Johnson & Wales University in Charleston, Biggers worked at Blossom Café as a Pastry Cook, learning the art of baked breads and pastries. Later, at Chicago's 4-star restaurant, TRU, Biggers held the role of Chef de Partie and then served as Executive Sous Chef at Morimoto in Philadelphia. Next, he rejoined Chef Tramonto as the Executive Chef of two 3-star restaurants, Tramonto's Steak & Seafood and RT Lounge, before joining the team at Levy Restaurants' Fulton's on the River.
Bill Daley is a Chicago Tribune food and features writer. He covers chefs and food personalities, cooking techniques and trends. He is active in social media, notably Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest and Instagram.
The lecture in English will be followed by a book signing and a sampling of Patricia Wells recipes will be served.
This program is made possible by the Fédération des Alliances Françaises US and the Sofitel Water Tower.
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