The Kitchen 2015

The Fair brings you culinary wizardry!  Cookbook authors discuss their culinary philosophies, and demonstrate their recipes in the Miami Culinary Institute’s state-of-the art Wine Theatre.

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Past Events

November 2015

Saturday, November 21, 2015 @ 5:00 am
Room 6100 (Building 6, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, FL 33132 United States

A Conversation on Indian Cuisine

Seven-time James Beard Award–winning author Madhur Jaffrey shares the delectable, healthful, vegetable- and grain-based foods enjoyed around the Indian subcontinent, in Vegetarian India: A Journey Through the Best of Indian Home Cooking. In conversation with chef Ayesha D’Mello.…

Saturday, November 21, 2015 @ 6:00 am
Room 6100 (Building 6, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, FL 33132 United States

Culinary Traditions: Mexico, Puerto Rico and Venezuela

Celebrity chef Doreen Colondres’s cookbook, La Cocina No Muerde (The Kitchen Doesn’t Bite) shares her secrets of how to stock your kitchen, how to shop wisely and bring home in-season ingredients, how to involve children in the process, and how to perfect techniques. In Lorena Garcia‘s New Taco Classics, one of America’s favorite chefs gives a healthy and exciting twist on the best street foods of Latin America. Historian and expert on the cultural implications of food on Latin American culture,…

Saturday, November 21, 2015 @ 7:00 am
Wine Theatre (Miami Culinary Institute, 4th Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Cuisine of Barbados: A Cooking Demonstration

Rosemary Parkinson brings the fragrant, vibrant flavors of the Caribbean to Miami with Barbados Bu’n Bu’n. This cooking demonstration includes a tasting and is ticketed. Seating is limited. Books will be available for sale and to be signed by the authors. Tickets for this event are no longer available online. Please visit the ticket booth at the venue for more information on availability of tickets. Admission tickets will be required for entrance into this presentation. Tickets are $25 for the general audience (plus a $2 handling fee charged by our ticketing provider,…

Saturday, November 21, 2015 @ 7:30 am
Room 6100 (Building 6, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, FL 33132 United States

American Culinary Histories

Matthew Gavin Frank takes readers on a richly illustrated culinary tour of the United States through fifty signature dishes, and a radical exploration of our gastronomic heritage in The Mad Feast: An Ecstatic Tour Through America’s Food. My Organic Life: How A Pioneering Chef Helped Shape the Way We Eat Today is the story of an unheralded culinary pioneer, Nora Pouillon, who made it her mission to bring delicious, wholesome foods to the American table. Toni Tipton-Martin’s The Jemima Code: Two Centuries of African American Cookbooks examines more than 150 black cookbooks that range from a rare 1827 house servant’s manual,…

Saturday, November 21, 2015 @ 9:00 am
Room 6100 (Building 6, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, FL 33132 United States

Italian and French Cookery

In Virgin Territory, acclaimed food writer-journalist and Mediterranean expert Nancy Harmon Jenkins explores the seductive world of extra-virgin olive oil; in The Four Seasons of Pasta, she has teamed with her daughter master-chef Sara Jenkins for a unique round-the-year cookbook celebrating simple, easy pasta dishes from Italy and elsewhere.…

Saturday, November 21, 2015 @ 10:00 am
Room 6100 (Building 6, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, FL 33132 United States

Delicious and Nutritious “Fast Food”

The American Diabetes Association teams up with best-selling author Linda Gassenheimer to cook up Quick and Easy Chicken, an affordable, easy-to-follow collection of chicken recipes, and Delicious One-Pot Dishes, family friendly dishes that are a snap to prepare–both designed for people with diabetes or prediabetes.…

Saturday, November 21, 2015 @ 11:00 am
Room 6100 (Building 6, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, FL 33132 United States

Eat Well AND Get Lean

From ABC News nutrition and wellness correspondent David Zinczenko, comes Zero Belly Cookbook: 150+ Delicious Recipes to Flatten Your Belly, Turn Off Your Fat Genes, and Help Keep You Lean for Life!, a collection of recipes that will teach anyone how to lose weight fast, and get healthier in just minutes a day.…

Saturday, November 21, 2015 @ 11:00 am
Wine Theatre (Miami Culinary Institute, 4th Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Southern Vegetables: A Cooking Demonstration

James Beard award-winners, Nathalie Dupree and Cynthia Graubart demo how to master the art of southern vegetables. This cooking demonstration includes a tasting and is ticketed.  Seating is limited. Books will be available for sale and to be signed by the authors. Tickets for this event are no longer available online. Please visit the ticket booth at the venue for more information on availability of tickets.   Admission tickets will be required for entrance into this presentation.…

Sunday, November 22, 2015 @ 7:00 am
Wine Theatre (Miami Culinary Institute, 4th Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Modern Latin Cuisine: A Cooking Demonstration

Celebrity chef Doreen Colondres serves up traditional Latin cuisine with a modern twist. This cooking demonstration includes a tasting and is ticketed. Seating is limited. Books will be available for sale and to be signed by the authors. Tickets for this event are no longer available online. Please visit the ticket booth at the venue for more information on availability of tickets. Admission tickets will be required for entrance into this presentation. Tickets are $25 for the general audience (plus a $2 handling fee charged by our ticketing provider,…

Sunday, November 22, 2015 @ 7:00 am
Room 6100 (Building 6, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, FL 33132 United States

Southern Specialties

Chef Bert Gill, a pioneer in the local-food movement shares his southern kitchen and bold recipes in Pickled, Fried, and Fresh: Bert Gill’s Southern Flavors. James Beard Award winners Cynthia Graubart and Nathalie Dupree have excerpted their best vegetable recipes (plus added some new ones) in this timely collection, Mastering the Art of Southern Vegetables. Often passed down through the generations, the dishes detailed in Nancie McDermott’s Southern Soups & Stews: More Than 75 Recipes from Burgoo and Gumbo to Etouffée and Fricassee are cherished and shared at family gatherings,…

Sunday, November 22, 2015 @ 8:30 am
Room 6100 (Building 6, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, FL 33132 United States

Healthy Soul Food with a Side of Activism

Bestselling author Alice Randall teams up with her mother to redefine soul food by mining the traditions of four generations of black women and creating 80 healthy recipes to help everyone live longer and stronger, in Soul Food Love: 100 Years of Cooking and Eating in a Black Family. The Food Activist Handbook: Big & Small Things You Can Do to Help Provide Fresh, Healthy Food for Your Community by Ali Berlow shows how small steps can create big changes in your community’s food quality and food security.…

Sunday, November 22, 2015 @ 9:00 am
Wine Theatre (Miami Culinary Institute, 4th Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Quick and Easy Dishes: A Cooking Demonstration

Linda Gassenheimer demos the best of Quick & Easy Chicken and Delicious One-Pot Dishes. This cooking demonstration includes a tasting and is ticketed. Seating is limited. Books will be available for sale and to be signed by the authors. Tickets for this event are no longer available online. Please visit the ticket booth at the venue for more information on availability of tickets. Admission tickets will be required for entrance into this presentation. Tickets are $25 for the general audience (plus a $2 handling fee charged by our ticketing provider,…

Sunday, November 22, 2015 @ 9:30 am
Room 6100 (Building 6, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, FL 33132 United States

Delicious Dishes from Sunny Spots

Rosemary Parkinson’s Barbados Bu’n-Bu’n offers history, culture and cuisine packaged in a tome of vibrant photography, enthralling stories and tantalizing recipes that reflect all things Barbadian. With more than seventy-five recipes and one hundred-plus photographs, From the Tip of My Tongue shares the “Cuisine of the Sun” that has won legions of fans for Chef Cindy Hutson and partner Delius Shirley.…

Sunday, November 22, 2015 @ 10:30 am
Room 6100 (Building 6, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, FL 33132 United States

Robert is Here!

Robert Moehling teams up with South Florida historian Cesar A. Becerra in Robert Is Here: Looking East for a Lifetime, a definitive history book of the fruit stand that became a South Florida landmark.…

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Sunday, November 22, 2015 @ 11:00 am
Wine Theatre (Miami Culinary Institute, 4th Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Mediterranean Cuisine: A Cooking Demonstration

Nancy Harmon Jenkins takes you on a culinary journey through the best of Mediterranean cuisine. This cooking demonstration includes a tasting and is ticketed. Seating is limited. Books will be available for sale and to be signed by the authors. Tickets for this event are no longer available online. Please visit the ticket booth at the venue for more information on availability of tickets. Admission tickets will be required for entrance into this presentation. Tickets are $25 for the general audience (plus a $2 handling fee charged by our ticketing provider,…

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