Mark Bittman, Award-Winning Food Writer will be In Conversation at a SPECIAL EVENT!

EVENT OVERVIEW:  Rainy Day Books & Harvesters Community Food Network invite you to an Evening In Conversation with Mark Bittman and Vivien Jennings, Founder & President of Rainy Day Books.  Throughout his career Mark Bittman strives for the same goal: to make food, in all its aspects, understandable. This Event will be Mark's Food for Thought and will also Celebrate the Hardcover Publication of How to Grill Everything: Simple Recipes for Great Flame-Cooked Food.  This Event is Co-Sponsored by Rainy Day Books & Harvesters Community Food Network.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:  Mark Bittman is the Author of 20 acclaimed Books, including the How to Cook Everything Series, the Award-Winning Food Matters, and The New York Times #1 Bestseller, VB6: Eat Vegan Before 6:00.  For more than 2 Decades his popular and compelling stories appeared in The New York Times, where he was ultimately the Lead Food Writer for the Sunday Magazine and became the country’s first food-focused Op-Ed Columnist for a major news publication.  Bittman has starred in 4 Television Series, including Showtime’s Emmy-Winning Years of Living Dangerously.  He has written for nearly every major Newspaper in the United States and many Magazines, and has spoken at dozens of Universities and conferences; his 2007 TED Talk has more than a million views.  He was a distinguished Fellow at the University of California (Berkeley) and a Fellow at the Union of Concerned Scientists; he is a Member of the Faculty of Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health.

ABOUT THE NEW BOOK:  The ultimate grilling guide and the newest in Mark Bittman's acclaimed How to Cook Everything Series Here's How to Grill Absolutely Everything--from the perfect steak to cedar-plank salmon to pizza--explained in Mark Bittman's trademark simple, straightforward style.  Featuring more than 250 recipes and hundreds of variations, plus Bittman's practical advice on all the grilling basics, this Book is an exploration of the grill's nearly endless possibilities.  Recipes cover every part of the meal, including appetizers, seafood, meat and poultry, vegetables (including vegetarian mains), and even desserts.  Plenty of quick, high-heat recipes will get dinner on the table in short order (Spanish-Style Garlic Shrimp, Green Chile Cheeseburgers); low and slow "project" recipes (Texas-Style Smoked Brisket, Pulled Pork with Lexington BBQ Sauce) are ideal for leisurely weekend cookouts.  You'll also find unexpected grilled treats like avocado, watermelon, or pound cake, and innovative surprises--like how to cook paella or bake a whole loaf of bread on the grill--to get the most out of every fire.

DATE & TIME:  Wednesday, May 23, 2018, at 7:00 PM.  Doors OPEN at 6:00 PM.  

NEW LOCATION:  A Rainy Day Books Author Event at Unity Temple on The Plaza, Sanctuary, 707 W 47th Street, Kansas City, Missouri 64112.  This Event is General Admission.

EVENT FORMAT:  Mark Bittman will be In Conversation with Vivien Jennings, Founder & President of Rainy Day Books about Food for Thought, he will discuss the major issues and movements in food, and answering questions.  A Meet & Greet Booksigning will follow the Presentation.

ADMISSION PACKAGE (ADMITS ONE OR TWO):  $30.00 plus Kansas Sales Tax includes One Hardcover of How to Grill Everything: Simple Recipes for Great Flame-Cooked Food by Mark Bittman, One Stamped Autographing Admission Ticket, and One Guest Admission Ticket (If needed).  It's your choice, for the same price.

ADVANCE ADMISSION PACKAGE ORDERING IS NOW FORWARDED TO OUR AUTHOR EVENT. Walk-In Admission Package purchases will be available at our Sales & Service Table in the Unity Temple on The Plaza, Sanctuary Lobby, for this Author Event beginning Tonight, Wednesday, May 23, 2018, at 6:00 PM.

DISCLAIMER: All Author Event sales are final and non-refundable. Kansas Sales Tax is charged on all Orders, regardless of destination. Additional Signed Books are available for purchase at our Author Event.

Event date: 
Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
Unity Temple on The Plaza, Sanctuary
707 W 47th Street
Kansas City, MO 64112

AUTOGRAPHED BOOK: Author Autographed Hardcover of How To Grill Everything by Mark Bittman.


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