Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Les Dames' Seventh Salute to Women in Gastronomy : Feb 27th at Universities of Shady Grove Rockville

Thanks Chef Vinod of Bombay Bistro /Indique Heights for tipping me off to this event.

Seventh Salute to Women in Gastronomy

Celebrating FOOD! Cooking * Careers * Communications
Les Dames' Seventh Salute to Women in Gastronony
Saturday,February 27, 2010
9:00 am to 5:45 pm
The Universities at Shady Grove
Rockville, MD
Register Here

Featured Keynote Speakers:
Carla Hall, Bravo-TV “Top Chef” finalist, and
Nongkran Daks, winner, “Throwdown! with Bobby Flay,” TV Food Network
More than 40 Speakers in 16 sessions!
Hands-on Cooking Classes!
Fabulous Culinary EXPO! with new products,
samples, cookbooks and experts!
Continental Breakfast and Lunch Included
Festival of Desserts
Rosé Wine and Chocolate Reception
Much more...

A Taste of the Sessions:
Tricks of the Trade, Culinary Blogging, Ethnic Ingredients, Selecting Seafood, Food Writing, Rice Varieties, Farm to Table, Restaurant Reviewing, Local Wines, Kitchen Designing, Signature Cocktails, Uncommon Spices.
Hands-on Cooking Classes in Pastry, Pickling, Flatbreads and Sushi.

Session that Chef Vinod is part of

Cooking with Uncommon Herbs and Spices:A Smelling,Tasting,and Learning Session.
Includes fennel pollen, asafetida, mastic, nigella seeds, grains of paradise, Australian
wattleseed, black cumin, and more. Dame Aliza Green (Philadelphia), Author of nine
cookbooks; and K.N. Vinod, Chef/Co-owner of Indique Heights, Indique, and
Bombay Bistro. Chair: Dame Gail Forman, Consultant, Smithsonian Associates.

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