Great Courses – Food: A Cultural Culinary History

Great Courses Food A Cultural Culinary History

FTJ Senior University will be hosting this wonderful Great Courses Class titled Food: A Cultural Culinary History.  Award-winning Professor Ken Albala of the University of the Pacific puts this extraordinary subject on the table, taking you on an enthralling journey into the human relationship to food. With this innovative course, you’ll travel the world discovering fascinating food lore and culture of all regions and eras—as an eye-opening lesson in history as well as a unique window on what we eat today. Incorporating extensive study of historical recipes, food preparation techniques from around the world, and activities you can try at home, these 36 colorful lectures take you through the entire spectrum of food history, from the cuisine of ancient Egypt to the great flowering of European cookery in the Middle Ages, and from the celebrity chefs of 18th-century France to our own Zagat- and Michelin-rated restaurant culture.  You must register to attend.  To register please contact Jana Wennstrom at 253-756-6219 or at

Friday, January 7, January 14, January 21, & January 28

10:00 am, Bristol View 1st Floor Gathering Room

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