The Chosen Food Supper Club

Jewish Feasts from around the World

Eat your way through the traditional meals of BC’s multicultural Jewish Community.
Try shakshuka from Morocco, pastrami from New York, and a traditional Syrian Rosh Hashanah feast in this globetrotting series.

Sign up to attend evenings in this series. Your ticket gets you a full meal and recipes to try at home, not to mention an evening of entertaining stories.

So come over for dinner!

5-8pm

$40 per person per meal

All tickets must be purchased in advance.

 

Upcoming Dates

 

April 2

Mantι, Börek, Baklava: Cooking Shabbat Dinner & Fresh Challah

Presented in collaboration with the Contemporary Art Gallery

with guest chef Derya Akay, with contributions from Sara Ciacci, Leonor Etkin, Claire Hammer & Debbie Kafka

 

April 23

My Darling Dumpling: Traditional Jewish & Chinese Dumplings

Presented in collaboration with the HUA Foundation

with guest chef Kevin Huang and special guests

 

May 7

Delights from the Jews of Rhodes

with guest host Carol Herbert and chef Don Letendre

 

June 4

Shavuot on Kibbutz: Reinventing a Harvest Festival

with guest chef Lior Ben-Yehuda

 

June 18

From Cape Town with Love: A South African Barbecue

with guest hosts Shelley Goldberg & Nadine Katz, and chef Don Letendre

 

July 30

Pastrami & Rye: Authentic New York Deli

with guest chef Nitzan Cohen of Mensch. Jewish Delicatessen

 

September 17

Rosh Hashanah in Aleppo: A Syrian Jewish New Years’ Feast

with guest host Debbie Tabenken and chef Don Letendre

 

More dates coming soon!

 

The Chosen Food Supper Club occurs over ten Sundays between April and September, 2017. It is part of the JMABC 2017 public programming series Feeding Community, celebrating the important role of food in maintaining Jewish tradition and history through generations of BC Jews. Other components of Feeding Community include the podcast The Kitchen Stories, and the four-part event series Nourishing Tradition, offered in collaboration with the Jewish Seniors Alliance.

 

Don Letendre is an award-winning Executive Chef with extensive experience in new concept development. Notable accomplishments include Elixir at Opus Hotel Vancouver, The Roaming Dragon Food Truck, and the Moustache Cafe. The JMABC is pleased to welcome Don as a consultant and guest chef for The Chosen Food Supper Club.

 

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The Chosen Food in the Press

Celebrate Global Jewish Cuisine with The Jewish Museum
District Local
March 16, 2017

Side Dishes: Explore the World of Jewish Food at Vancouver Dinner Series
Mia Stainsby, The Vancouver Sun
March 17, 2017

Heads up: ‘The Chosen Food Supper Club’: An Episodic, Jewish Diaspora-Themed Series
Ken Tsui, Scout Magazine
March 23, 2017

The Life and Times of Diasporic Cuisines
Corey Mintz, The Globe and Mail
March 27, 2017

The Chosen Food: Sunday Supper Series Explores Global Jewish Food in Vancouver
Lindsay William-Ross, Daily Hive
March 29, 2017

Sharing Jewish Culture Through Dinners and Podcast
Florence Hwang, The Source
April 2017

Jewish Feasts from around the World
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