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Speakers and Events

David Katz - Chef in Residence Series - September 19th and 20th

In 2008 Chef David Katz opened the cult-fave restaurant Mémé  (pronounced MAY-may), a casual restaurant in Philadelphia named for his grandmother.  The restaurant allowed him to welcome his guests the way his family welcomed theirs - warmly and intimately.  It had style but remained unpretentious like a favorite diner. And most important,  it featured the kind of food his Jewish-Moroccan grandmother would have approved of.  After deciding to “hang up his apron” to concentrate more fully on family he started a new direction with Creekstone Farms.  David is an outspoken chef that speaks just as loudly with his talents in the kitchen.  His tendency toward seasonally-inspired New American cuisine stresses simplicity, but every dish bears the signature of a master craftsman.

Friday, September 19th
Meet & Greet with Chef in Residence David Katz 
5:00pm - 6:00pm 

Meet in the Garden View Room in an intimate setting to learn more about this amazingly talented Philadelphia Chef and high-end meat purveyor.  His former restaurant, Mémé had a cult-like following for all the right reasons.

Saturday September 20th
Cooking Demonstration with Chef in Residence David Katz
Featuring Tomato Gazpacho w/ Blue Crab & Olio Verde
11:00am - 11:50am