events

Apr
10
11:30 AM11:30

Cal State Fullerton Black Arts Symposium

The theme of this year's Black Arts Symposium is the culinary arts and food justice.  Bryant, who will be judging the Student Cookbook contest, will announce the winner and a few words about the winning entry at an 11:30am luncheon.  At 2:00pm, Bryant will deliver a keynote and participate in a moderated conversation about writing and food called “Writing with Your Mouth Full.” 

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Dec
9
2:00 PM14:00

black. books. beats.

Join MoAD’s Chef-in-Residence Bryant Terry and DJ Cavem Moetavation for a not-to-be missed holiday party in the lobby of the museum.  In anticipation of the coming holidays, this party will feature a curated selection of must-have cookbooks celebrating food of the African Diaspora.

MoAD is also excited to welcome back the father of Eco Hip Hop, DJ Cavem, visiting from Denver, Colorado.  In addition to spinning classic hip-hop, soul, and jazz, he will wow the crowd with a performance using vegetables as a beat machine!  And what holiday party would be complete without warm drinks and small bites?

FREE ADMISSION!

Please visit here to register so we can determine how much food and drinks to offer.

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Oct
28
4:00 PM16:00

YBCA 100 Brunch

This year, Bryant was included on the 2017 YBCA 100 LIST, a group of 100 people, organizations, and movements that are shaping the future of culture.  On October 28th through talks and performances, YBCA 100 honorees share the urgent questions that drive their work at the YBCA 100 Summit.  That morning, before the summit starts, YBCA 100 honorees will be gathering for a private brunch curated by Bryant.

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Sep
19
6:00 PM18:00

Gala Dinner for the 72nd Regular Session of the UN General Assembly

Along with chefs Mary Sue Milliken of Boarder Grill and Dan Barber of Blue Hill/Blue Hill at Stone Barns Bryant is co-creating the menu for a gala dinner kicking off the 72nd Regular Session of the United Nations General Assembly.  The vision of their menu is to underscore Sustainable Development Goal #2:  To end hunger, achieve food security, improve nutrition, and promote sustainable agriculture. 

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Aug
29
6:30 PM18:30

2017 Diaspora Dinner with Michael W. Twitty

Museum of the African Diaspora and Chef-in-Residence Bryant Terry present the 2017 Diaspora Dinner:  An evening with Culinary & Cultural Historian, Michael W. Twitty Celebrating his new book The Cooking Gene: A Journey Through African-American Culinary History in the Old South.

 

6:30pm The Museum Champagne & small bites 7:15pm Procession to the St. Regis 7:30pm  A dining and cultural experience weaving a multi-course meal created by Chefs Twitty and Terry, inspired by African-American food traditions; lively conversation with Chef Twitty & food writer, Stephen Satterfield; and the musical collage of Jazz and Soul vocalist, Valerie Troutt.

 

For more information visit here.

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Aug
25
10:30 AM10:30

At the Table: Our Changing Relationship with Food

 

Bryant will join world-renowned chefs, leading food journalists, and other experts at the Chautauqua Institution to look at the value of food across the socioeconomic spectrum and learn what it is about our meals that bring us together.  After delivering a keynote that morning, he will do a smaller cooking demonstration in the afternoon.

 

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May
7
1:00 PM13:00

Cooking class at Spiral Gardens in Berkeley

Bryant will be teaching a free class in collaboration with Spiral Gardens entitled "From Farm to Table: Quick & Easy Recipes from Your Garden."  Here is their description:  Put your homegrown produce to good use with fresh-from-the garden recipes by chef, educator, author, and food activist Bryant Terry! From sinking a seed into rich soil to sitting down to enjoy a home cooked meal harvested right outside your backdoor or community farm, learn how to grow and prepare nutritious and delicious meals.

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Jan
28
11:00 AM11:00

Kerry James Marshall Creative Convening

Bryant will be presenting in this program at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City in which participants from a range of disciplines will address various aspects of hard work: including innovation, commitment to practice, activism and social justice, and how these elements play out both inside and outside of the art historical canon.  For more information visit here.

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Oct
13
10:30 AM10:30

14th Annual Matters of Mind Luncheon

Bryant will be keynoting the 14th Annual Matters of Mind Luncheon, which benefits Gateway Public Schools and serves as its biggest fundraiser of the year, and provides a unique opportunity for Gateway supporters, community partners, faculty, students, parents and friends to come together in dynamic celebration of Gateway's mission and work as a model public school organization.  Learn more here.

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Aug
18
7:00 PM19:00

MoAD Screening of Bryant's TEDMED Talk

Please join MoAD’s chef-in-residence, Bryant Terry, for a screening of his recently-released TEDMED talk about food justice, public health, and his work at the museum.  Award-winning environmental activist, emcee, and producer DJ Cavem Motivation will open the program with a short set before introducing Bryant.  The screening will be followed by a wine reception and a signing of Bryant’s book Afro-Vegan. Free Admission. This program is presented in conjunction with Third Thursdays in Yerba Buena.

 

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Jun
18
2:00 PM14:00

Food From Across Africa

As MoAD’s Chef-in-Residence, Bryant presents a Discussion, Reception, and Book Signing with The Groundnut collective from South London, a collective of three mixed African European chefs.  In their new book they invite us into their kitchen to share food inspired by staples, flavor profiles, and classic dishes of East and West Africa re-imagined in their Western European home base and beyond.  In their supper club, pop-up dinners, and their new cookbook they capture the essence of contemporary African cuisine.

*Admission includes a hardcover copy of The Groundnut’s new cookbook Food from Across Africa along with sips and bites inspired by recipes in the book prepared by the People’s Kitchen Collective.  Go here for tickets.  

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May
22
to May 24

James Beard Foundation Chef's Bootcamp for Policy Change

Bryant will be attending the 9th Chefs Boot Camp for Policy and Change, which provides a unique opportunity for civically and politically minded chefs to become more effective leaders for food-system change. During thematic retreats around the country, participants receive advocacy and media training while learning about important issues, challenges, and opportunities facing the food world.  This is a private event.

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Apr
28
5:00 PM17:00

Chabot College

Bryant will be in conversation with a group of young Black men at Chabot College on a range of topics including community health, leadership, social justice, career options, and the like.  This is a closed event.
 

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