Feb10 “Cooking Up History: Carnival and Haitian Food Traditions” 1 PM

Explore the cuisine of Carnival and how communities in the Caribbean and U.S. celebrate this holiday through food. The museum has partnered with the Embassy of the Republic of Haiti in Washington, D.C.and the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture to bring this history to life. Food historian Ashley Rose Young and curator Joanne Hyppolite will speak with celebrity Haitian Chef Jouvens Jean about Haitian Carnival 
JouvensJeantraditions while he prepares several dishes that highlight his personal history and wide-ranging culinary career—from winning Food Network’s Cutthroat Kitchen Season 6 to writing his own cookbook, “Tap Tap Diaries.”

Smithsonian National Museum of American History
Wallace H. Coulter Performance Plaza,
Demonstration Kitchen, 
First Floor, West
1300 Constitution Ave NW Washington DC