A Panel Discussion and Reception with Chefs Assaf Granit and Suzanne Tracht
Benefiting the Israel Museum in Jerusalem
Chef Assaf Granit, CEO and Chef Proprietor of Machneyuda Restaurant Group,
Mentor Chef of Israeli reality TV series Game of Chefs and executive chef of the upcoming London Restaurant, The Palomar, Summer 2014, Chef Suzanne Tracht, Executive Chef and Owner of Jar Restaurant, Los Angeles, and James S. Snyder, Anne and Jerome Fisher Director of the Israel Museum, Jerusalem.
The American Friends of the Israel Museum (AFIM) is pleased to announce its
upcoming Spring Art Panel on the topic of Art and Food. This ticketed event is taking place on Monday, May 12, 7pm at Kayne Griffin Corcoran gallery on La Brea Avenue. The event will feature a discussion between Israeli Chef Assaf Granit, Chef Suzanne Tracht, Executive Chef and Owner of Jar Restaurant, Los Angeles, moderated by James S. Snyder, Anne and Jerome Fisher Director of the Israel Museum, Jerusalem. Their discussion will highlight the historical connection between art and food with a creative focus on James Turrell, given the Israel Museum’s upcoming exhibition James Turrell: Light Spaces and the host gallery’s representation of the artist. Following the conversation a food performance by the chefs will take place as well as a cocktail and food reception. Alcohol generously provided by Selvarey: a rum company now launching in Los Angeles.
All proceeds of this event go towards the support of the Israel Museum in Jerusalem.
Tickets are $500 each or $120 under age 35. For tickets, please contact the American Friends of the Israel Museum’s West Coast office: [email protected]; 310-557-1061
CONTACT: Janna Fisher
American Friends of the Israel Museum
315 S. Beverly Drive, #214
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
Websites: www.afimnyc.org and www.imj.org.il