Food Culture and History

Behind every great dish is an incredible story. Join CHI's experienced culinary educators for a closer look into the origins, development and future of some of the world's most intriguing culinary curiosities. Take part in a discussion of techniques and flavor profiles that reveal how cuisines evolve in new and exciting directions over time, or dive into a particular time period to learn more about the people and ingredients that make food history so fascinating. Topics vary; see course-specific information below.

Join this DEMONSTRATION & TASTING course at CHI to learn about the modern culinary history of the Gulf Coast region from Tampa, Florida, to Mobile, Alabama. Discover how generations of Southeastern Asian immigrants have contributed to the region's culinary identity as you taste incredible dishes like mirliton slaw (similar to green mango salad), coconut chicken curry and Vietnamese coffee bundt cakes.

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