March 01, 2012
The Beard House
Member Price: $0 Public Price: $0 Phone: 212.627.1111
An engaging visual history of African American cooks, The Jemima Code features larger-than-life images of black women at work in the kitchens of slave and sharecropper cabins and shotgun houses throughout the South. These photographs, which have been selected from Toni Tipton-Martin’s upcoming photo album and cookbook, The Jemima Code: A Gallery of Great Cooks Share Their Secrets, cement the women’s legacies and contributions to American cuisine.
Tickets to events held at the James Beard House cover the cost of food and a unique dining experience. Dinners are prepared by culinary masters from all regions of the United States and around the world. All alcoholic beverages are provided on a complimentary basis and are not included in the ticket price.