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Black History Month
Cooking Demo

Close-up photo of gourmet shrimp and grits made by New Jersey chef.

Tuesday, February 6, 2024

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Price: Free

Millburn Public Library

200 Glen Ave
Millburn, NJ 07041
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Millburn Public Library

Event Description

For this class Chef Jesse Jones will demo shrimp and grits.
His books will also be available for purchase and signing.

Inspired by a strong lineage, Jesse Jones is a classically trained chef and author renowned for his modern approach to southern cuisine.

A native of Newark, New Jersey, Chef Jesse's culinary DNA was developed during childhood summers in Snow Hill, North Carolina where his grandmother's cast iron stove was the source of many memorable food experiences.

Today, he continues to be influenced by her legacy, bridging past and present through interpreting classic southern dishes with French techniques.

NJ Proudly Celebrates
Black History Month

Black History Month is an annual observance in February that celebrates the achievements and contributions of African Americans to American history, culture, and society. Established in 1926 by historian Carter G. Woodson; Black History Month reflects on the struggles, highlights the triumphs, and provides inspiration to future generations.

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