Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Food & Folklore Presents Haitian Culinary Tradition with Chef Nadege Fleurimond

This dinner series held at Mule Bone Restaurant intertwines storytelling and fabulous food. It is wrapped in the spirit of gifted storyteller and folklorist Zora Neale Hurston’s brand of hospitality – a generosity with food. This event will include a four-course Haitian meal crafted by Chef Dimitri Lilavois, a special cocktail and a chef talk with Haitian culinary expert and author Nadege Fleurimond and Mulebone’s Chef Lisa Kemp.

Location: MuleBone Restaurant (2121 14th Street NW Washington, D.C. 20009)

Time: 6:30 pm

Cost: $45 per person (plus tax and tip)   

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[Notes: Chef Nadege will have her books on display for sale]


Nadege Fleurimond

Nadege Fleurimond is the owner of Fleurimond Catering Inc. Utilizing her Haitian culinary background, Fleurimond pulls in world flavors from Asian, Latin American and European Cuisines. She has catered for Ann-Hauser Busch, Paul Weiss, New York City Hall, BET, The Colbert Report, Dr. Mehmet Oz’s Healthcorps, Vivica Fox, and others. In 2014, Fleurimond published Haiti Uncovered: A Regional Adventure into the Art of Haitian Cuisine, a culinary coffee table book that embraces the regional cuisine and cooking traditions of Haiti through her personal journey, insights and recipes. With varying interests in business, government, and social issues, Fleurimond graduated with a degree in Political Science from Columbia University. She has been quoted in the New York Times, has appeared on the national television show Chopped on the Food Network, and has been a Food columnist for the Haitian Times Newspaper since 2008. Fleurimond is also the recipient of the New York Media Alliance’s Ethnic Press Fellowship for 2010 covering the education beat. She also is the recipient of the 2011 Feet in Two Worlds Food Writers Fellowship, which has garnered many awards. Fleurimond is also a Department of State culinary diplomacy grant recipient.

[Notes: Chef Nadege will have her books on display for sale.]