New Food Series: “Notes on Cooking…”

notes on cooking…

a series of video shorts
“critical thinking about food and its meanings”

3 minutes with a chef, filmmaker or food activist.  The series covers trends in food pathways, food conglomerates, kitchens, farms, labor and entertainment. Issues about social justice and the cultivation of enjoyment and fun. And of course, inventive recipes–delicious taste is IN!

The series uploads one segment weekly on www.jmcommunications.com

–a High
Definition version is on the Vimeo channel, “Notes on Cooking,”
http://vimeo.com/channels/245942



The
series begins with critically acclaimed Chef Iliana De La Vega who speaks out on Mexican cuisine. Her call is for “no more burros!”  Originally
from Mexico City and Oaxaca, she currently serves on the Faculty of the
Culinary Institute of America and the Center for Foods of the Americas. She is Owner/Chef of El Naranjo in
Austin, Texas.
 

Other chefs included in the series are:

-Chef Johnny Hernandez, Chef/Owner of "La Gloria" in San Antonio, Texas is acclaimed for his inventive recreations of Mexican street food and regional cuisines. His stellar positions include the Mirage Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas and the Four Seasons Biltmore in Santa Barbara.

-Chef Hinnerk von Bargen, International Consultant on Restaurant and Culinary Trends, Faculty at the Culinary Institute of America, His chef positions have included hotels and restaurants in Germany, South Africa and China. He is currently authoring a book on Street Foods of the World.

-Chef Melissa Guerra, Host of "The Texas Provincial Kitchen" Television series, author of Tejano and TexMex cuisine cookbooks including "Dishes From The Wild Horse Desert."

-Chef Alain Dubernard, His positions have included chef-owner and general manager of La Balance Pâtisserie in Mexico City, Chef de partie at Hôtel Bristol in Paris, and commis pâtissier/chef de tour for Roux Restaurants Ltd. in London.

See a High Definition version on Vimeo:  http://vimeo.com/channels/245942

Produced by Adán M. Medrano

The series is licensed under Creative Commons License: Attribution, Non-commercial, Share-alike 


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