Bringing Israel Home with Chef Michael Solomonov

January 13 at 8:00 pm - April 28 8:00 pm EDT, 2021
Live-Streamed Video Series
Free

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Digital series with award winning chef Michael Solomonov of Zahav.

With travel to Israel curtailed for the moment, Michael Solomonov, five-time James Beard Foundation award winning chef, will bridge the gap by bringing Israel’s extraordinarily diverse and vibrant culinary landscape into people’s homes via weekly interviews with food and cultural figures in Israel, cooking both new and signature recipes live in his home kitchen, and through live conversation with viewers.

Beginning Wednesday, January 13th at 8:00 PM for 16 consecutive weeks, viewers will join in a full-flavored experience around the ingredients, spices, places and people that make up Israeli cuisine. The first part of each episode is pre-recorded interviews with guests in Israel, who bring the ultimate melting pot of Israeli cuisine to life by sharing their family stories and food traditions with Chef Solomonov and all of you. The second part of each episode comes to you live from Solomonov’s home kitchen where he will prepare dishes based on the theme of the episode, and take questions live from viewers. Recipes will be available to viewers in advance through Jewishfoodsociety.org

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Michael Solomonov and Steven Cook

Michael Solomonov is a beloved champion of Israel's extraordinarily diverse and vibrant culinary landscape. He is co-owner of Philadelphia’s CookNSolo Restaurants which include Zahav, the trailblazing restaurant where Solomonov is Chef, and he is the co-author of three cookbooks. Solomonov is the recipient of five James Beard awards, including 2016 “Book of the Year” for his and CookNSolo partner Steven Cook’s best seller Zahav: A World of Israeli Cooking, as well as 2017 “Outstanding Chef” and 2019 "Outstanding Restaurant" for Zahav. Food & Wine Magazine recognized Zahav as one of The 2018 "40 Most Important restaurants of the Past 40 Years". The other distinguished restaurants in Solomonov’s Israeli village are Federal Donuts, Dizengoff, Abe Fisher, Goldie, K’Far, Merkaz, and Laser Wolf.

Michael Solomonov (Left) and Steven Cook (Right) Pictured Above

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