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The Story of Lena Richard: Trailblazing Creole Chef

29 - Jul
(Nearby Event: Other)
Where:West Palm Beach, West Palm Beach,, Palm Beach County, Florida, United States, 33401
Join Dr. Ashley Rose Young, Historian at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History, as she discusses the revolutionary chef Lena Richards. Learn about the first Black woman to host her own televised cooking show, how she founded her own restaurant, how she wrote one of the foundational Creole cookbooks, and even how she went on to inspire Disney’s adaptation of The Princess and the Frog. No registration required. Zoom link: