Southern Jewish Food with Chef and Author Michael Twitty

  • January 21, 2024 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Wilshire Boulevard Temple

    3663 Wilshire Boulevard
    Los Angeles, California 90010
Ticket Price $30.00-$250.00 This event is now over

Southern Jewish Food with Chef and Author Michael Twitty 

with a moderated conversation led by WBT’s own Diane Worthington


Come and learn about Southern Jewish Cooking with Kosher Soul’s Michael Twitty through food and conversation with Diane Worthington. Tastings will be provided! 

Michael W. Twitty is an African-American Jewish writer, culinary historian, and educator. He is the author of The Cooking Gene, which won the 2018 James Beard Foundation Book Award for Book of the Year as well as the category for writing. His third book, Kosher Soul, was published in 2022 and was the first book by a Black author awarded the National Jewish Book Award. Twitty had made appearances on Andrew Zimmern's Bizarre Foods America, Taste the Nation with Padma Laskshmi, Netflix's High on the Hog, and Many Rivers to Cross with Dr. Henry Louis Gates on PBS.

VIP OPTION - $250 per person

Join us for a VIP cooking experience from 2:00pm-5:00pm and learn how it’s all made. Cook alongside Michael while he prepares a special tasting for us including Kosher Soul Spring Rolls with Pastrami and Collards, Black-eyed Pea Dip and Crudites, Ginger and Cumin Roasted Vegetables, and more. You will also receive a signed copy of Michael's cookbook Kosher Soul. Limited space available for this special experience. 


Add-on Options:

Jewish Food Lab Aprons - $36
Signed copy of Kosher Soul - $30


The Jewish Food Lab at Wilshire Boulevard Temple is dedicated to celebrating the tastes and traditions of global Jewish food and culture. Grounded in the richness of Jewish experience and history, the Jewish Food Lab strives to create educational and experiential opportunities for all the senses. We are excited for the Jewish Food Lab to become one of the cornerstones of community outreach and programming at Wilshire Boulevard Temple and in LA!

Date & Time

Sun, Jan 21, 2024 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Venue Details

Wilshire Boulevard Temple

3663 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, California 90010 Wilshire Boulevard Temple
Wilshire Boulevard Temple - Los Angeles

Celebrating 161 years in Los Angeles and one of America’s most highly respected congregations, Wilshire Boulevard Temple has been serving the Los Angeles Jewish community since its founding in 1862 as Congregation B’nai B'rith, the city’s first synagogue. Today, Wilshire Boulevard Temple carries out the mission through a variety of ways, as a center for Jewish spirituality and celebration, a place for lifelong learning and friendship and home to an engaged congregation where every person can make a difference. 


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