The Kitchen – 2017

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Books have never tasted so good!  Cookbook authors discuss their culinary philosophies, and demonstrate their recipes at the Fair’s culinary crossroads, Kitchen Stadium, located on the southeast corner of N.E. 3rd Street and 2nd Avenue. From haute cuisine to hamburgers, Kitchen Stadium has it all.

Past Events

November 2017
Sunday, November 19, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Kitchen Stadium
300 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33132 United States

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Healthy and Delicious: A Discussion

Come cook with Justin Fox Burks and find a new love for delicious dishes that just happen to be vegetarian, in The Chubby Vegetarian: 100 Inspired Vegetables for the Modern Table. Whether you’re a CrossFit enthusiast, a working mom, a weekend golfer—or even NBA star Dwyane Wade, Eating Well to Win: Inspired Living Through Inspired Cooking, by Chef Richard Ingraham, shows you how to eat for optimum performance. Sponsored by

Sunday, November 19, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
Kitchen Stadium
300 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33132 United States

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Cooking With Fruit: A Demo

Nancie McDermott’s latest cookbook, Fruit: A Savor the South Cookbook, collects a dozen of the South’s bountiful locally sourced fruits in a cook’s basket of fifty-four luscious dishes, savory and sweet. Sponsored by

Sunday, November 19, 2017 @ 3:00 pm
Kitchen Stadium
300 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33132 United States

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Food as History: A Discussion

Adrian Miller’s The President’s Kitchen Cabinet: The Story of the African Americans Who Have Fed Our First Families, from the Washingtons to the Obamas is an historical chronicle of the daily table in the White House. In The Gourmands’ Way: Six Americans in Paris and the Birth of a New Gastronomy, Justin Spring tells the story of six American writer-adventurers in Paris during the 30-year boom that followed WWII, and how they changed the way Americans eat and think about food.…

Sunday, November 19, 2017 @ 2:00 pm
Kitchen Stadium
300 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33132 United States

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A Return to Russian Cooking: A Demo

Bonnie Frumkin Morales‘s Kachka: A Return to Russian Cooking’s recipes and narratives show how Russia’s storied tradition of smoked fish, cultured dairy, and a shot of vodka can be celebratory, elegant, and as easy as meat and potatoes. Sponsored by

Sunday, November 19, 2017 @ 1:00 pm
Kitchen Stadium
300 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33132 United States

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Celebrate Like an Italian: A Discussion

Whether you’re planning a romantic picnic for two, a child’s birthday party, a holiday gathering, or a simple weeknight family dinner, Lidia Bastianich‘s Lidia’s Celebrate Like an Italian: 220 Foolproof Recipes That Make Every Meal a Party will have you calling to your guests: “Tutti a tavola a mangiare!” Sponsored by:…

Sunday, November 19, 2017 @ 12:00 pm
Kitchen Stadium
300 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33132 United States

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Tastes of New England: A Cooking Demo

With over 100 vibrant, ingredient-driven recipes, award-winning chef Matt Jennings‘s debut cookbook, Homegrown: Cooking from My New England Roots, honors the iconic foods of his heritage. Sponsored by

Sunday, November 19, 2017 @ 10:30 am
Kitchen Stadium
300 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33132 United States

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Got Milk?: A Cooking Demo

Chris Valdes, official chef of the Florida Dairy Farmers Sponsored by:…

Saturday, November 18, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Kitchen Stadium
300 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33132 United States

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Recipes for Success

ELAINE DURAN and JULIE VOUDRIE on You’re Next! Turn Your Disappointment into Destiny and RICHARD INGRAHAM on Eating Well to Win: Inspired Living through Inspired Cooking – DISCUSSION

Saturday, November 18, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
Kitchen Stadium
300 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33132 United States

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From Peppers to Pensacola

MARICEL E. PRESILLA on Peppers of the Americas: The Remarkable Capsicums That Forever Changed Flavor and NORMAN VAN AKEN on Norman Van Aken’s Florida Kitchen – DISCUSSION Sponsored by:…

Saturday, November 18, 2017 @ 3:00 pm
Kitchen Stadium
300 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33132 United States

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Cooking for Bros: A Demo

Josh Scherer‘s The Culinary Bro-Down Cookbook contains more than seventy creations broken into the ten “brossential” food groups like: Beer, Fried Things, Tacos, and Struggle Snacks (because money is hard). Sponsored by

Saturday, November 18, 2017 @ 2:00 pm
Kitchen Stadium
300 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33132 United States

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Essentials to Eating Well: A Discussion

Dr. Sylvia Tara’s groundbreaking book, The Secret Life of Fat brings cutting-edge research together with historical perspectives to reveal fat’s true identity: an endocrine organ that, in the right amount, is critical to our health. Florencia Ramirez’s Eat Less Water tells the story of water served on our plates: an eye-opening account of the under-appreciated environmental threat of water scarcity, a useful cookbook with water-sustainable recipes accompanying each chapter, and a fascinating personal narrative. Sponsored by

Saturday, November 18, 2017 @ 1:00 pm
Kitchen Stadium
300 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33132 United States

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Perfect Pairings

Join Patrick Alexander, The Booklovers’ Guide To Wine: A Celebration of the History, the Mysteries and the Literary Pleasures of Drinking Wine, and Liz Thorpe, The Book of Cheese, for a demonstration of perfect wine/cheese pairings. Sponsored by

Saturday, November 18, 2017 @ 12:00 pm
Kitchen Stadium
300 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33132 United States

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The Buying and Selling of Food in America: A Discussion

In Grocery: The Buying and Selling of Food in America, bestselling author Michael Ruhlman offers incisive commentary on America’s relationship with its food and investigates the overlooked source of so much of it—the grocery store. Sponsored by

Saturday, November 18, 2017 @ 11:00 am
Kitchen Stadium
300 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33132 United States

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The Sullivan Street Bakery: A Demo

Applying James Beard Award-winning Jim Lahey‘s Italian-inspired method to his repertoire of pizzas, pastries, egg dishes, and café classics, The Sullivan Street Bakery Cookbook delivers the flavors of a bakery Ruth Reichl once called “a church of bread.” Sponsored by

Thursday, November 16, 2017 @ 6:30 pm
Kitchen Stadium
300 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33132 United States

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Booking the Cooks – An Evening of Scrumptious Bites to Benefit Miami Book Fair and Slow Food Miami

Miami Book Fair and Slow Food Miami team up to excite your senses with food, drinks, and celebrity chef demos to kick off this year’s weekend-long festival. At this exclusive VIP reception, guests will savor tastes that are created by local, farm-to-table chefs, just as they appear in their cookbooks. Norman Van Aken, Cindy Hutson, Allen Susser, Adrianne Calvo, Victor Santos, and Richard Ingraham will offer bites and showcase demos throughout the event, bringing their cookbooks to life.…

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