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Pierre Thiam (Moderator)

Pierre Thiam is a celebrated NY-based chef, restaurateur, award-winning cookbook author, and entrepreneur. His second cookbook, Senegal: Modern Senegalese Recipes from the Source to the Bowl was a 2016 James Beard Award finalist. Chef Thiam was born and raised in Senegal. He is known for his innovative cooking style, at once modern and eclectic yet rooted in the rich culinary traditions of West Africa. Through his many media appearances, most recently on CNN’s popular Parts Unknown with Anthony Bourdain, Chef Thiam has become a culinary ambassador dedicated to promoting West African cooking throughout the world.

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Pierre Thiam

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Culinary Comfort

North Stage, Cadman Plaza East
September 18, 2016

Add to Calendar 09-18-2016 11:00:00 09-18-2016 12:00:00 15 Culinary Comfort The taste of home is different for everyone; different cultures and different households have unique goals for each dish they create. But what makes a cookbook is not so much the theme, but the person behind it and the spirit of home that is created. Executive Editor for Eater, Helen Rosner speaks with three authors--Julia Turshen (Small Victories), Pierre Thiam (Senegal), and Andie Mitchell (It Was Me All Along and Eating In the Middle)--whose personal touch makes their recipes all the better. North Stage, Cadman Plaza East, Korean War Veterans Park , Brooklyn, NY 11201 Brooklyn Book Festival false MM/DD/YYYY

The taste of home is different for everyone; different cultures and different households have unique goals for each dish they create. But what makes a cookbook is not so much the theme, but the person behind it and the spirit of home that is created. Executive Editor for Eater, Helen Rosner speaks with three authors--Julia Turshen (Small Victories), Pierre Thiam (Senegal), and Andie Mitchell (It Was Me All Along and Eating In the Middle)--whose personal touch makes their recipes all the better.

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