Slow Food Chicago – A Book Reading with Chef/Author Kurt Friese

December 9, 2008 at 11:50 am


Slow Food Chicago

A Book Reading with Chef/Author Kurt Friese  



Slow Food Chicago members and friends are invited to hear Slow Food USA Board Member Kurt Friese read from and sign his new book A Cook’s Journey: Slow Food in the Heartland.  Kurt will talk about the many Slow Food role models here in the Midwest, followed by a Q&A.

A chef by training, and owner of Devotay restaurant in Iowa City, Kurt will discuss how gardening, restaurants, schools– everyone– can be part of the Slow Food movement.
Bring yourself and your friends to hear why Michael Pollan said of this new book, “Chef Kurt Michael Friese has written a terrific introduction to the theory and practice of Slow Food.”

After the reading, The Book Cellar will hold a free raffle of gift certificates to two Lincoln Square food establishments featured in the book.  




Date:      Thursday, December 11th
Time:      7:00 pm
Location: The Book Cellar
               4736 N. Lincoln Ave., (Lincoln Square Mall)
Cost:     This is a free event.


Slow Food IIFor more information about Slow Food Chicago see