Michael Twitty is an African-American Jewish chef, author, educator, and culinary historian, whose writings and teachings combine extensive historical, genealogical research with personal stories and reflections.
His 2017 memoir, The Cooking Gene: A Journey Through African American Culinary History in the Old South, was the recipient of the James Beard award for Writing and Book of the Year.
In his new book, Koshersoul, Michael Twitty navigates the journey and junction of African and Jewish cultures and cuisine.
Come hear Michael Twitty speak on the complexities and confluence of faith, race, and food.
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